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'Buy BRITISH and be PROUD of it': The history of MORRIS COMMERCIAL CARS Ltd. By Norman Painting
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British commercial vehicle enthusiasts tend to concentrate their interests on the old “heavies”, like AEC, Foden, Albion, ERF, Leyland or Thornycroft, but Morris Commercial in the light... More > to mid-range of the commercial vehicle market, produced more vehicles from their works, which were the largest dedicated commercial vehicle works in Britain at one time, than the combined output of some of these “heavies” put together... As an apprentice at Morris Commercial’s Adderley Park works I was never told anything about the fascinating range of vehicles produced by the company in the past, apart from conversations with some of the “old-hands” when the name Soho, or Foundry Lane occasionally cropped up... With these opening introductory words the author takes us into a part of British engineering history in a book which is a treasure trove of unique photographs and technical drawings with nearly every page offering multiple photographs and drawings along with the accompanying text.< Less
History of Aston Martin By Dawn Martin
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The Aston Martin is the English alternative to the Bugati and Ferrari. The company was founded in 1913 by mechanical engineer Robert Bamford and wealthy Lionel Martin. The two had met in 1905 as... More > members of a cycling club and progressed during the Edwardian era to classic trials and hill climbs. From its beginnings to the present day, this book traces the history of the company as well as the infamous cars.< Less
World War II Album Volume 6: M1 Combat Car M2 Light Tank By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War II Album Volume 6 (Second Edition, 2014). A pictorial history of the M1 Combat Car and the M2 Light Tank. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S. Cavalry in the... More > late 1930s. After the Spanish Civil War, most armies, including the U.S. Army, realized that they needed "gun" armed tanks and not vehicles armed merely with machine guns, and so the M1 became obsolete. The M1 was the immediate predecessor of the M2 Light Tank. The Light Tank M2 was an American pre-World War II light tank that saw combat with the U.S. Marine Corps' 1st Tank Battalion on Guadalcanal in 1942. M2A4s served in Burma and India with the British 7th Hussars and 2nd Royal Tank Regiment. The M2A4 was the immediate predecessor of the M3 Stuart series of light tanks. 222 photos, 3 drawings, 1 cutaway drawing, 1 sectional side view drawing, 1 four-view drawing.< Less
HERBERT AUSTIN His Wolseley Years By Norman Painting, John Brindley
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This book, effectively, rewrites the early years of Wolseley history. Written from previously unresearched Company records it dispels some of the myths, misconceptions and hearsay which had formed... More > the “established history” of the Company for over 100 years and places on record the overwhelming contribution Herbert Austin made while managing the Wolseley Company. HERBERT AUSTIN: Racing Car Driver Engineer Mechanic Machinist Designer Manager< Less
Motor Notes for Medical Men By Alan Shaw
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Extracts from the motoring columns of the British Medical Journal, 1911 to 1927, by H. Massac Buist. Records the development of the motor car as seen by a contemporary observer, during some of its... More > most interesting years. Also shows the effects of the Great War, etc. 230 pages, 8.5 x 11in., hard backed.< Less
Clubman by Mini By Ryan Adams
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A insight into the history of the most over looked Mini of them all, the Clubman. Follow the strange beginning involving Ford, and the even stranger end of the life of the Mini Clubman. The author's... More > own Mini Clubman, named Maude is also a subject of the book, chronicling it's history from start to present! A powerful read for those Mini Clubman owners among us!< Less
Clubman by Mini By Ryan Adams
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A insight into the history of the most over looked Mini of them all, the Clubman. Follow the strange beginning involving Ford, and the even stranger end of the life of the Mini Clubman. The author's... More > own Mini Clubman, named Maude is also a subject of the book, chronicling it's history from start to present! A powerful read for those Mini Clubman owners among us!< Less
Big Wheels By Andrew Booth
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A roadtrip around the Four Corners of England, without using motorways, in the dead of winter, in the most unreliable car in British postwar motoring history - they must be mad! Contains some... More > profanity and very mild sexual references, but nothing you won't have heard already. Available in manual-overdrive paperback, or 12 volt e-book. Run on leaded four-star only. Driver's operation manual: www.BigWheels.org.uk< Less
Big Wheels By Andrew Booth
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A roadtrip around the Four Corners of England, without using motorways, in the dead of winter, in the most unreliable car in British postwar motoring history - they must be mad! Contains some... More > profanity and very mild sexual references, but nothing you won't have heard already. Available in manual-overdrive paperback, or 12 volt e-book. Run on leaded four-star only. Driver's operation manual: www.BigWheels.org.uk< Less
World War II Album Volume 8: American Half-tracks By Ray Merriam
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Merriam Press World War II Album WA8 (Second Edition, 2015). This pictorial history covers the M2 Halftrack Car and M3 Halftrack series of vehicles. The halftrack was an armored vehicle used by the... More > United States, the British Empire and the other Allies during World War II and the Cold War. Coverage also includes many of the variants in M2, M3, M5, M9 APC Armored Personnel Carriers; M3, T48 GMC Gun Motor Carriage and T19, T30 HMC Howitzer Motor Carriage self-propelled guns; MMC Mortar Motor Carriage; M13, M14, M16, M17 MGMC Multiple Gun Motor Carriage and M15 CGMC Combination Gun Motor Carriage anti-aircraft guns as well as experimental variants. Plus chapters on The 3rd Field Artillery Battalion (Provisional)in the Philippines 1941-1942; M3 Gun Motor Carriage; M16 Half-tracks in the Philippines - After Action Reports of the 209th Anti-Aircraft Artillery Automatic Weapons Battalion. 404 photos, 4 four-view drawings.< Less