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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 2 In Review: M1 Combat Car and M2 Light Tank By Merriam Press
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Merriam Press World War 2 In Review Series. First eBook Edition 2017. Pictorial with concise histories of the M1 Combat Car and the M2 Light Tank. The M1 Combat Car was a light tank used by the U.S.... More > Cavalry in the 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 Marines’ 1st Tank Battalion on Guadalcanal in 1942, which is also covered. 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. 230 B&W/color photos/illustrations.< 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
WOLSELEY SPECIAL PRODUCTS 1901-1926 By Norman Painting
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Founded in 1901 by Vickers Sons & Maxim Ltd., as a motor car and machine tool manufacturer, Wolseley were making narrow gauge mining locomotives and submarine engines by 1902. The company's cars... More > were renowned for their quality and durability and their innovative designers and skilled workforce were to be employed producing a much wider range of products such as, aero engines, lighting sets, commercial vehicles, military vehicles, marine engines and airship machinery. More specialised products included the first purpose designed motorised sleighs for exploring Antarctica, used by Scott's ill-fated expedition in 1912 and, almost stranger than fiction, a 2 wheeled gyroscopically controlled car to the design of a Russian inventor. These diverse products, and others, are described and generously illustrated in this book with more than 250 photographs and drawings.< Less