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Contents Cars & Trucks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Hot Rods & Customs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Muscle Cars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Auto Racing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 Customize & Repair. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Motorcycles. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Commercial Vehicles & Heavy Equipment. . . . . . 50 Tractors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Railroads. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56 Aviation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Military History. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 64 Order Form. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65

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Motorbooks Essentials These 10 books should be on every motor enthusiast’s shelf. They’ve been favorites of our readers ever since they were published. These titles have topics that range from basic auto repair and histories of some of the most popular marques to biographies of the people who made the auto industry what it is today. They’re the books you’ll reference time and time again. Look for the Motorbooks Essentials icon throughout the catalog. p. 5

The Complete Book of Corvette

Flexibound 368pp 9 x 10.3” 512 color & 119 b/w photos #193302 $29.99

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Shelby Cobra Fifty Years

Hardcover 256pp 10 x 12.25” 309 color & 119 b/w photos #149719 $40.00

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Carroll Shelby

Hardcover 464pp 6.3 x 9.25” 25 color & 40 b/w photos #193277 $35.00

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Ultimate Speed Secrets

Flexibound 336pp 6 x 9” 115 color & 26 b/w photos #149957 $25.99

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McQueen’s Machines

Paperback 184pp 8.25 x 10.6” 228 color photos #149688 $19.99

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Automotive Wiring

Paperback 144pp 8.25 x 10.6” 331 color photos #149877 $24.99

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How to Weld

Paperback 208pp 8.25 x 10.6” 543 color & 27 b/w photos #145428 $24.99

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Fix It! How to Repair Automotive Dents, Scratches, Tears and Stains

Paperback 144pp 8.25 x 10.6” 423 color photos #149875 $24.99

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How to Restore Your Motorcycle

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 252 color & 88 b/w photos #147251 $29.99

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The Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Archive Collection

Flexibound 408pp 10.1 x 8.9” 600 color & 50 b/w photos #149885 $30.00

Cover photo: courtesy Colin Comer from Shelby Cobra Fifty Years

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The Complete Book of Camaro NEW

Every Model Since 1967 David Newhardt This is a Camaro book like no other. The Complete Book of Camaro covers the entire production history of Chevrolet’s iconic pony car, from the original concept car, code-named Panther, to the latest and greatest fifth-generation sensation. Hardcover 288pp 9.8 x 11.25” 445 color photos #149817 $50.00 General Motors Trademarks are used under license to MBI Publishing Company.

Camaro BESTSELLER Five Generations of Performance Darwin Holmstrom, David Newhardt & Ed Welburn With the spotlight again shining on Camaro, this big book chronicles the rich history of an American muscle car era icon. This is the full story of Camaro’s forty-plus years, accompanied by fabulous photographs of the models that made history. Flexibound 348pp 9 x 10.3” 280 color & 14 b/w photos #149886 $29.99 General Motors Trademarks are used under license to MBI Publishing Company.

Corvette NEW David Newhardt


Award-winning author and photographer David Newhardt tells the full story of these legendary machines in 300-plus photos of 50 potent Corvettes, from the original 1953 roadsters right up to the high-performance, high-tech beasts Chevrolet builds today. Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 334 color photos #194699 $19.99

Corvette Sixty Years NEW Randy Leffingwell Through hundreds of rare and unpublished photos from GM’s media and design archives and in-depth text by renowned Corvette historian Randy Leffingwell, Corvette Sixty Years celebrates the first six decades of America’s sports car, covering the revolution and evolution of America’s longest continuously produced nameplate. Hardcover 256pp 10 x 12.25” 246 color & 142 b/w photos #194715 $50.00

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The Ultimate Encyclopedia of the Corvette Peter Henshaw

The Corvette has long been regarded as America’s only true sports car and has proved that fact by its longevity.

Hardcover 448pp 11 x 8.5” color photos throughout #180768 $24.99

The Complete Book of Corvette Mike Mueller

An exhaustive review of six generations of American high performance, from the first 6-cylinder ‘Vette of 1953 through today’s fire-breathing, world-beating C6.

Flexibound 368pp 9 x 10.3” 512 color & 119 b/w photos #193302 $29.99

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Corvette Black Book 1953-2013 NEW Mike Antonick

The new Corvette Black Book 1953-2013 continues its never-ending evolution. The 2012 data pages have been reworked to include production numbers for options and exterior colors.

Paperback 164pp 4.3 x 10” 63 b/w photos #201084 $19.95

Corvette 1968-1982 Restoration Guide, 2nd Edition Richard Prince

This book delves into all of the idiosyncrasies of the C3’s engine, drivetrain, body, chassis, and interior to guide both first time and experienced restorers to a successful conclusion of their project.

Paperback 224pp 8.25 x 10.6” 409 color & 1 b/w photo #193279 $29.99

Weekend Projects for Your Classic Corvette 1953-1982 Tom Benford

Covering a year’s worth of weekend projects (52), step-by-step, this book explains the special tools, tips, and tricks involved in work that can be accomplished by enthusiasts of all skill levels.

Paperback 224pp 8.25 x 10.6” 657 color photos #147302 $29.99

Legendary Corvettes BESTSELLER Randy Leffingwell & Dave Wendt

Eighteen of the most legendary Corvettes of all time—from the earliest surviving Corvette ever built to the five Grand Sport racers built by Zora Arkus-Duntov—are featured in this book.

Hardcover 176pp 9.5 x 11.1” 130 color & 13 b/w photos #149588 $35.00

Collector’s Originality Guide Corvette 1968-1982 Tom Falconer & James Mann

This book details the correct parts, finishes, options, and trim pieces. The wide variety of options are covered in detail, as are all special editions and model variations from 1968 to 1982.

Paperback 144pp 8.75 x 11.5” 289 color photos #149556 $24.99

Camaro White Book 1967-2011 Mike Antonick

First introduced in 1985, this fifth edition of the Camaro White Book has been updated and expanded to include all Camaros from the 1967 to the 2011 model.

Paperback 162pp 4 x 10” 100 b/w photos #200438 $19.95

Camaro BESTSELLER David Newhardt

When Chevrolet set out to out-muscle the Mustang, it came up with the Camaro. That was 1967, and the Camaro turned out to be a muscle car for the ages, the quintessential American car.

Paperback 256pp 6.5 x 8.25” 329 color photos #145842 $19.99

Camaro Restoration Guide, 1967-1969 Jason Scott

The ultimate book of knowledge to correctly restore your firstgeneration Camaro to its original factory specs!

Paperback 288pp 8.25 x 10.6” 300 b/w photos #124433 $34.95 • 1-800-458-0454


Form Follows Function BESTSELLER Stuart Codling, James Mann & Frank Stephenson

Renowned automotive photographer James Mann brings 20 of the world’s most beautiful and desirable supercars into the studio.

Hardcover 224pp 12.25 x 10.75” 197 color photos #193428 $40.00

The Illustrated Directory of Greatest American Cars Pepperbox Press

Decade by decade, 250 milestone models that exemplify the ebb and flow of style and utility are featured in this tale of the rise of the automobile industry.

Hardcover 512pp 9.25 x 12” photos throughout #195588 $24.99

The Maharajas & Their Magnificent Motor Cars Gautam Sen

This book is a full history of the automobile in India, and gives a complete study of India’s automotive elite, The Majarajas, who purchased many exotic cars before their independence in 1947.

Hardcover 384pp 9.5 x 11.5” 592 color photos #196333 $59.95

Flying Cars Patrick J. Gyger

This book may sound like a work of science fiction, but it’s all true. Cars designed to be flown and aircraft designed to be driven have been created surprisingly often.

Hardcover 192pp 9 x 11” 145 color & 97 b/w photos #196351 $39.95

Weird Cars NEW Stephen Vokins

This marvelous book, now updated as a second edition in a new paperback format, is a celebration of some of the most ugly, crazily designed and downright awkward vehicles of all time.

Paperback 288pp 5.8 x 8.2” 80 color & 170 b/w photos #200687 $20.95

Sports Cars BESTSELLER James Mann

The sports car has always been the ultimate symbol of automotive fun and freedom, from the earliest Bentleys and Stutzes through the Porsche Boxster and Lotus Elise of today.

Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 338 color photos #149924 $19.99

Convertibles BESTSELLER Dennis Adler

Convertibles is a celebration of the classic drop-top, from the earliest of coach cars where convertible style was the norm, to the high-end sports cars of today.

Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 268 color photos #149923 $19.99

Sleeping Beauties USA Bjoern Marek

Sleeping Beauties USA honors rusted and forgotten automotive treasures that have been found parked alongside the highways of America, waiting to be discovered again.

Hardcover 96pp 10 x 10” 62 color photos #193676 $24.95

The Cobra in the Barn BESTSELLER Tom Cotter & Peter Egan

Now in paperback for the first time, here is the classic version of a car lover’s fairy tale: You look into an old abandoned barn or garage or warehouse—and there’s the car you’ve searched for your whole life.

Paperback 256pp 6 x 9” 100 color & 25 b/w photos #147225 $19.99

The Corvette in the Barn BESTSELLER Tom Cotter & Keith Martin

This is a collection of true, often amazing, stories and essays about car collectors and enthusiasts who have discovered unusual and desirable cars, forgotten in barns, to old-school junkyards, and farmer’s fields.

Hardcover 256pp 6.25 x 9.25” 125 color photos #149610 $26.00


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Cars & Trucks

History’s Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed NEW James Dean’s Killer Porsche, NASCAR’s Fastest Monkey, Bonnie and Clyde’s Getaway Car, and More Matt Stone & Preston Lerner History’s Greatest Automotive Mysteries, Myths, and Rumors Revealed compiles a juicy selection of fantastic stories covering subjects from racing to automakers, crime to pop culture, and historical to modern day. Read it and be amazed! Hardcover 256pp 6.25 x 9.25” 68 color & 80 b/w photos #194764 $26.00

Chevy SS NEW The Super Sport Story Robert Genat & David Newhardt Featuring the work of acclaimed photo ace David Newhardt, this book provides a close-up, detailed, fullcolor look at such classic muscle cars as the Chevelle, the El Camino, the Malibu, and the Monte Carlo as well as today’s hot Camaro SS. Flexibound 348pp 9 x 10.3” 308 color & 8 b/w photos #194825 $32.99

TV Cars BESTSELLER Star Cars From the World of Television

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Giles Chapman Now available in paperback, this lively book takes a behind-the-scenes look at four-wheeled stars from television. It covers classic programs of the past, recent series, and modern shows, and is packed with facts, anecdotes and photographs. Paperback 128pp 6.75 x 6.75” 200 color photos #196340 $12.95

The Hemi in the Barn BESTSELLER More Great Stories of Automotive Archaeology Tom Cotter & Jay Leno It’s every car lover’s fantasy: the perfectly preserved classic automobile discovered under a blanket in some great-granny’s garage. And as author Tom Cotter has discovered time and again, it’s a fantasy that can come true. This book offers more than forty stories of amazing finds and automotive resurrections. Paperback 256pp 6 x 9” 106 color & 24 b/w photos #194826 $19.99 • 1-800-458-0454


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Crosley and Crosley Motors NEW

An Illustrated History of America’s First Compact Car and the Company that Built It Michael Banks An in-depth illustrated history of America’s first compact car, from its beginnings as a rough, back-of-the-napkin sketch in 1937, to its life beyond production and into the 21st Century. The Crosley introduced such revolutionary innovations as disc brakes, the Cobra engine, and surprising styling tricks. Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 50 color & 120 b/w photos #196318 $37.95

Road Hogs BESTSELLER Detroit’s Big, Beautiful Luxury Performance Cars of the 1960s and 1970s Eric Peters Celebrate the greatness expressed through the magnificent performance luxury cars that rolled out of Detroit during the classic era, like the Cadillac Eldorado, Chrysler 300, Buick Electra, Chevy Monte Carlo, Buick Riviera, and many more. Hardcover 160pp 9.5 x 11.1” 165 color and 2 b/w photos #147301 $35.00

Exotic Cars BESTSELLER John Lamm


These are the cars so fast and powerful, so superior in design and performance, that they could only be called supercars. The Lamborghini, Bugatti, Porsche, McLaren, Maserati, Ferrari, Koenigsegg and more are profiled, with color photographs, detailed descriptions, performance specs, and curious facts about each. Paperback 256pp 6.5 x 8.25” 381 color photos #145422 $19.99

Wartime Jeeps WW2 Jeeps - Prototypes, Production Models & Special Versions Graham Scott This book covers WWII versions of the legendary Jeep— prototypes, production models and special versions. Each model’s section opens with a brief text introduction followed by specially commissioned color photographs with fascinating and detailed captions. Hardcover 128pp 10 x 10” 200 color photos #196327 $39.95


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Packard Automobiles 1920-1958 R.M. Clarke

The Packard brothers—James & William—started the company in 1899, and after the company moved to Detroit, it gradually became recognized as a producer of top quality automobiles

Paperback 296pp 8.25 x 10.8” 500 b/w photos #199716 $64.95

Abarth 1950-1971 R.M. Clarke

In the twenty-two years covered by this book Carlo Abarth produced more than 200 models of cars bearing his name.

Paperback 200pp 8.25 x 11” 400 b/w photos #200057 $49.95

Avanti John Hull

The Avanti has been produced for nearly 45 years in various incarnations. This photo journey takes us from Avanti’s initial beginnings with Studebaker in 1961 to the end of current production in 2007.

Paperback 96pp 10.25 x 8.5” 40 color & 80 b/w photos #193742 $29.95

Hudson Automobiles Patrick R. Foster

The Hudson Motorcar Company rose above the fray to establish itself as one of America’s greatest automobile companies. It is remembered as one of the truly great classics of America’s automotive heritage.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 50 color & 140 b/w photos #192456 $34.95

American Woodies 1928-1953 Norm Mort

This book takes a look at the American Woodies built from the 1920s to the early 1950s, which came in a variety of models including station wagons, convertibles and sedans.

Paperback 96pp 8 x 7.5” 100 color & b/w photos #192351 $29.95

The Book of the Standard Motor Company BESTSELLER Graham Robson

Starting with the original Standard prototype of 1903, this book covers the scores of Standard models built until the brand was discontinued in 1963 (Britain) and 1987 (India).

Hardcover 208pp 7.5 x 7” 250 color photos #194244 $69.95

Morgan 4/4 Michael Palmer

In this fascinating and in-depth account, Michael Palmer examines the Morgan 4/4 history, design, development and manufacture.

Hardcover 192pp 8.5 x 10.25” 264 color & b/w photos #200110 $39.95

Miller-Meteor BESTSELLER Thomas A. McPherson

The only definitive book ever published on Miller-Meteor and its illustrious corporate predecessors, this tome is a multi-faceted history of three fiercely independent, yet interwoven, companies.

Hardcover 320pp 8.5 x 11” 720 b/w photos #181109 $79.95

Jeep Wrangler NEW

1987 thru 2011 - All gasoline models Editors of Haynes Manuals

With clear instructions and hundreds of photographs that show each step, this manual will help you maintain and repair your Jeep Wrangler.

Paperback 384pp 8.5 x 11” 700 photos #211078 $26.95

Jeep Grand Cherokee 2005 thru 2009

Editors of Haynes Manuals

With clear instructions and hundreds of photographs that show each step, this manual will help you maintain and repair your Jeep Grand Cherokee.

Paperback 288pp 8.5 x 11” 700 color photos #200575 $26.95 • 1-800-458-0454


Cobra Replicas 1980 to 2011 Iain Ayre

Iain Ayre has been building and designing Cobra replicas for decades and there’s nobody better to have in your pocket when you stop dreaming and start checking out buying or building one for real.

Paperback 64pp 5.5 x 7.5” 100 color photos #196250 $19.95

Ford Mustang BESTSELLER Brad Bowling

More than 60 of the hottest and most popular production, highperformance, and racing Mustangs are profiled, from the early coupes and GTs to today’s newest Shelby.

Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 361 color photos #149599 $19.99

The Complete Book of Shelby Automobiles BESTSELLER Colin Comer

Shelbys are the most iconic performance cars in the history of the American auto industry. This lavishly illustrated work conducts readers through Shelby American’s forty-plus years.

Hardcover 256pp 9.6 x 11” 294 color & 138 b/w photos #147124 $45.00

Mustang 1964½ - 1973 Restoration Guide BESTSELLER Tom Corcoran & Earl Davis

This ultimate book of knowledge on Ford’s famous pony car has been updated to include all models from the earliest 1964½ and 1965 models up through 1973.

Paperback 448pp 8.25 x 10.5” 1,100 b/w photos #126531 $39.99

Ford Mustang Editors of Haynes Manuals

With clear instructions and hundreds of photographs that show each step, this manual will help you maintain and repair your Ford Mustang.

Paperback 288pp 8.3 x 11” 500 b/w photos #200208 $26.95

Mustang Jay Storer

Haynes Mustang Restoration Guide for 1964½ thru 1970 provides you with everything you need to know to take this classic from shed to showroom.

Paperback 320pp 8.5 x 11” 700 photos #200560 $26.95

Collector’s Originality Guide Mustang 1964½-1966 BESTSELLER Colin Date

This book walks through all of the details of the first-generation Mustang’s 2½-year production run, providing collectors with everything they need to know to identify, classify, and restore these iconic cars.

Paperback 128pp 8.75 x 11.5” 200 color photos #149554 $24.99

Collector’s Originality Guide Ford Model A BESTSELLER Jim Schild

Filled with gorgeous color photography, this book has been and continues to be a must-have for all Model A fans.

Paperback 128pp 8.75 x 11.5” 275 color & 10 b/w photos #149555 $24.99

Thunderbird Restoration Guide, 1958-1966 BESTSELLER William Wonder

The ultimate guide to correctly restoring your T-Bird to its original factory specs, detailed chapters cover engine, chassis, body sheet metal, interior, exterior, colors, trim, electrical, and so much more.

Paperback 240pp 8.25 x 10.75” 400 b/w photos #124436 $29.95

Ford Capri Martyn Morgan Jones

This is the complete book of ‘The Car You Always Promised Yourself’ —the landmark Capri that was pivotal to Ford’s success in Europe and, indeed, the company’s move toward globalization.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.5” 200 color & b/w photos #192422 $34.95

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BESTSELLER Colin Comer & Carroll Shelby Esquire has called this “the greatest car book of all time.” It is a complete history of Shelby’s Cobra sports cars. Beginning with a prologue about the events that led up to Shelby’s decision to build a high-performance sports car, the book tells the history of the production Cobra street cars and race cars, ending with an epilogue about the continuation cars. Hardcover 256pp 10 x 12.25” 309 color & 119 b/w photos # 149719 $40.00

The Complete Book of Mustang BESTSELLER Every Model Since 1964 1/2 Mike Mueller This lavishly illustrated work walks readers through Mustang’s forty-plus years of continuous production— a rich and varied history nearly unmatched in the automotive world. Flexibound 360pp 9 x 10.3” 512 color & 110 b/w photos #149656 $29.99

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Shelby Cobra Fifty Years

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Mustang Boss 302 BESTSELLER From Racing Legend to Modern Muscle Car Donald Farr & Parnelli Jones

Ford oval and nameplates are registered trademarks owned and licensed by Ford Motor Company; manufactured by MBI Publishing Company.

Shelby Mustang BESTSELLER Racer for the Street Randy Leffingwell & David Newhardt This up-to-the-minute history from award-winning authors Randy Leffingwell and David Newhardt traces the Shelby Mustang story from the early Shelby American cars built in a converted airplane hangar in Southern California to the 2010 version of the new Shelby Mustang. Paperback 192pp 9 x 9” 200 color & 50 b/w photos #149792 $24.99 • 1-800-458-0454 11

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Packed with brilliant photography and first-hand accounts from the people who created the original Boss as well as the team that resurrected Ford’s most iconic Mustang, this is the story every Mustang enthusiast has been waiting to read! Hardcover 160pp 9.5 x 11.1” 215 color & 51 b/w photos #194479 $30.00

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‘40 Ford BESTSELLER Evolution * Design * Racing * Hot Rodding Joseph P. Cabadas In this illustrated history of the ‘40 Ford, auto historian Joe Cabadas delves into the archive of The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Michigan, to offer a complete history of the 1940 Ford: the design and production process that led to the car; the various body styles; motorsports (both circletrack and drag racing); and hot rodding. Hardcover 160pp 9.5 x 11.1” 26 color & 163 b/w photos #149572 $35.00

Ford Cortina BESTSELLER The Complete History Russell Hayes To mark 50 years since the introduction of Ford’s bestseller, this exhaustively researched history tells how it grew to be a worldwide success. With first-hand accounts from key people and evocative period photography, the design and development of all five generations of Cortina is explored in detail. Hardcover 288pp 9 x 11” 200 color & 200 b/w photos #200172 $56.95

Ford Models Y & C NEW Henry’s Cars for Europe 1932 to 1937


Sam Roberts This is the only definitive history of Ford’s Model Y and Model C, from 1932 to 1937, and all of its variants worldwide. With detailed technical specifications and production records, this heavily illustrated book is a fascinating and detailed account of milestone cars that changed the course of automotive history. An essential reference for Model Y, Model C, and Ford enthusiasts. Hardcover 272pp 8.1 x 9.8” 326 photos #211610 $69.95

Monster Jam® Activity Book NEW

A monster assortment of exciting games, activities, trivia, drawing projects, and more Almost as fun and exciting as a live Monster Jam® event, this thrilling book is fully loaded with drawing lessons, a paper pad, games, activities, paper cut-outs, stickers, and much more. Readers are also invited to design their very own Monster Jam monster trucks, and increase their jam knowledge via a variety of trivia questions and answers. Paperback 112pp 8.5 x 11” 350 photos #194845 $12.95

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Sporting MK1 Escorts Dan Williamson & Simon Clay

Model-by-model, with hundreds of pictures, it gives you all the detail of correct factory specifications and equipment from the beginning of production to the end.

Hardcover 172pp 10 x 10” 300 color photos #192486 $49.95

Ford Pick-ups NEW Editors of Haynes Manuals

Complete coverage for your Ford Pick-ups, covering Ford full-size F-150 2WD and 4WD pick-ups with gasoline engines for 20042012 (does not include F-250, Super Duty or diesel models).

Paperback 336pp 8.5 x 11” photos throughout #211388 $26.95

Ford Full-Size Vans 1992 thru 2010 John H. Haynes

With clear instructions and hundreds of photographs that show each step, this manual will help you maintain and repair your Ford van.

Paperback 336pp 8.3 x 11” 500 b/w photos #196688 $26.95

Ford Escape & Mazda Tribute John H. Haynes

With clear instructions and hundreds of photographs that show each step, this manual will help you maintain and repair your Ford Escape, Mazda Tribute and Mercury Mariner from 2001 through 2011.

Paperback 320pp 8.25 x 10.75” 800+ b/w photos #210324 $26.95

Jaguar E-Type Anders Ditlev Clausager

This book covers production versions of Jaguar’s legendary E-type, from the 3.8 of 1961 to the last of the V12s of 1975, including model-by-model details of correct factory specifications and equipment.

Hardcover 160pp 10 x 10” 300 color & b/w photos #196326 $49.95

Jaguar E-Type BESTSELLER Philip Porter

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar E-type, here is an all-new updated edition of a classic book that was first published in 1989 and remained in print for 20 years.

Hardcover 688pp 9 x 11” 400 color & 400 b/w photos #199744 $160.00

Jaguar E-Type BESTSELLER Nigel Thorley

If ever there was a deserving recipient of the title ‘Great Car’, it is the Jaguar E-type. Produced from 1961 to 1975, this is a sports car that even today is instantly recognizable by all.

Hardcover 184pp 10 x 10” 200 color & 50 b/w photos #196334 $39.95

Art Deco and British Car Design NEW Barrie Down

The Art Deco movement influenced design in many different industries in the 1930s, and the British motor industry was no exception. This is a unique account of a radical era in automotive design.

Paperback 144pp 8 x 10” 214 color & b/w photos #200830 $34.95

Lotus Elise Johnny Tipler

This handy, glovebox sized guide helps you identify and buy the Lotus Elise, including the Exige & Europa derivatives, manufactured from 1995 to 2007.

Paperback 80pp 6 x 8.6” 90+ color photos #181048 $19.95

Lotus Evora NEW Johnny Tipler

Produced with the full co-operation of Lotus Cars, this book contains the reminiscences of virtually everyone involved in the concept, design and development of the Evora.

Hardcover 208pp 12 x 12” photos throughout #210696 $64.95 • 1-800-458-0454 13

Rolls-Royce 20HP, 20/25, 25/30 & Wraith In Detail Nick Walker

In 1922 Rolls-Royce introduced their new 20hp model, known as the Twenty, the first in a family of what are now called the “Small Horsepower” cars. This book features models from 1922 to 1939.

Hardcover 192pp 7.5 x 10.25” 70 color & 150 b/w photos #149506 $59.95

Austin-Healey BESTSELLER Jon Pressnell

The models created by Donald Healey and son Geoffrey played a key role in establishing Britain as the world’s leading producer of sports cars in the 1950s and 1960s.

Hardcover 192pp 8.25 x 10.5” 125 color & 50 b/w photos #196353 $39.95

Bentley Graham Robson

Here is the complete history of Bentley, one of Britain’s most distinguished marques, from its creation in 1921, through its renaissance under VW ownership.

Hardcover 184pp 8.25 x 10.75” 20 color & 20 b/w photos #181052 $34.95

Bentley BESTSELLER David Venables

Published to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Bentley’s motor racing debut at Brooklands, this story of British heroism, sporting success and engineering is vividly told.

Hardcover 304pp 9 x 11” 16 color & 175 b/w photos #196355 $59.95

MG BESTSELLER Andrew Roberts & Malcolm Green

The third edition of this highly respected book brings MG’s rollercoaster story right up to date, to include the new models produced by today’s Chinese owners.

Hardcover 192pp 8.25 x 11” 125 color & 50 b/w photos #199751 $39.95

MG & Austin Healey Midget & Sprite All Models

Terry Horier

This book is the perfect companion for the first-time or even more experienced buyer. The author’s knowledge and enthusiasm will prove a vital resource for potential buyers.

Paperback 64pp 5.5 x 7.5” 100 color photos #194245 $19.95


The Illustrated History Jonathan Wood & Lionel Burrell

This special new edition features the original text and many of the original photos of the best-selling previous edition, together with lots of new color and elegant, up-to-date design.

Hardcover 240pp 9 x 11” 120 color & 120 b/w photos #210909 $49.95

Mini Cooper, Cooper S, Clubman & Clubman S NEW Haynes Editors

Each manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations for troubleshooting and repairing cars from the 2002-2011 model years.

Paperback 384pp 8.5 x 11” 700 photos #211054 $26.95

Land Rover Series I-III Maurice Thurman

A compact but comprehensive troubleshooter and repair guide to the Series I, II & III Land Rovers, this is an essential book for Land Rover drivers.

Paperback 112pp 8 x 6” 101 color photos #196252 $24.95

Range Rover BESTSELLER James Taylor

This book looks at all three generations of Range Rover, and also at its companion model, the hugely successful Range Rover Sport.

Hardcover 192pp 8.5 x 11” 300 color photos #192499 $44.95

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Their Story in Pre-War and PostWar Races, Rallies, Trials and Record-Breaking Mike Allison & Peter Browning This is the authoritative story of all the MGs prepared for international competition events with the support of the MG Car Company, ranging from the classic trials of the mid-1920s, pre-war racing and record-breaking, to the post-war achievements of the works cars entered in races and rallies by the BMC Competitions Department. Hardcover 296pp 8.2 x 10.6” 226 color and b/w photos #193993 $49.95

Aston Martin NEW Model by Model Andrew Noakes The turbulent history of Aston Martin and Lagonda is traced through the cars these two famous British marques have produced. Fast, beautiful and superbly well made, they became some of the most famous machines in motoring history. As an independent manufacturer, Aston Martin continues today to develop interesting new models, and has returned to sports car racing with considerable success. Hardcover 208pp 8.5 x 11” 360 color photos #200566 $39.95

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The Crewe Years (3rd Edition) Martin Bennett The names Rolls-Royce and Bentley have long been synonymous with engineering excellence, longevity, luxury and beauty of line. This third edition of a best-selling classic—fully updated in a new larger format, with excellent photography including period color—traces the story of these automotive aristocrats, examining all the post-war models manufactured at Crewe. Hardcover 480pp 9 x 11” 100 color & 800 b/w photos #146623 $120.00 • 1-800-458-0454 15

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The Series III Land Rover further developed the successive refinements of the Series I, II and IIA models, yet remained true to its original design as a utility vehicle for farmers; one that could be repaired and maintained with the minimum of specialist tools. It rapidly built up a worldwide reputation for rugged capability, which led to it being adopted by police forces and armies worldwide. Paperback 64pp 5.4 x 7.6” 100 color & b/w photos #200608 $19.95

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Mille Miglia Story NEW 1927-1957 Leonardo Acerbi From 1927 to 1957, 24 marathon races featuring the greatest-ever cars and drivers traversed the backroads of Italy. This in the briefest of terms is the Mille Miglia. Hardcover 192pp 9.8 x 10.6” color & b/w photos #200570 $44.95

Alfa Romeo 1920-1940 NEW R.M. Clarke This portfolio of road tests plus historical and contemporary articles drawn from the world’s leading motoring journals covers Alfa Romeo’s classic cars produced between 1920 and 1940. Paperback 348pp 8.5 x 11” 700 b/w photos #210908 $79.95

Ferrari All the Cars BESTSELLER A Complete Guide


Leonardo Acerbi In this ‘virtual gallery’ in which Ferrari’s entire production appears in chronological order and sub-divided into grand tourers, sports and Formula 1 cars, each design is supported by a specification and a text that explains the key technical and sports characteristics. Paperback 436pp 6.3 x 8.25” b/w and color photos #196274 $26.95

Ferrari 1947-2007 60th Anniversary Gianni Cancellieri A reprint of the prestigious volume published on the sixtieth anniversary of the House of Maranello and sponsored by Ferrari itself. The imposing work details Ferrari’s technological innovations and rich history. Hardcover 408pp 11.25 x 11.25” 390 color & 560 b/w #210326 $50.00

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Ferrari Life Buyers Portfolio The Staff of Ferrari Life

A complete portfoilo of articles written by owners on different Ferrari models which reflect what it is really like to own and drive the cars.

Hardcover 136pp 8 x 11” 200+ color photos #146137 $29.95

Ferrari BESTSELLER Larry Edsall & Dennis Adler

Ferrari has been producing race and road cars for more than 60 years. This book profiles 60 milestone vehicles from across the company’s history.

Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 206 color photos #193278 $19.99

Ferrari 250 GTO BESTSELLER Anthony Pritchard

The Ferrari 250 GTO is one of the most successful and highly regarded cars ever produced. Built purely for racing, the 250 GTO dominated the Grand Touring racing category from 1962 to 1964.

Hardcover 432pp 9 x 11” 125 color & 225 b/w photos #192421 $85.00

Ferrari Design Glen Smale

Taking a new angle on a hugely popular subject, the author includes commentary from design pundits and Ferrari stylists to give insight into the design of Ferrari’s cars throughout the company’s history.

Hardcover 272pp 9 x 11” 200 color & 75 b/w photos #181050 $69.95

Intermeccanica BESTSELLER Andrew McCredie & Paula Reisner

Frank Reisner, a Hungarian-born, American educated chemical engineer, turned a youthful passion for cars into one of the most famous small production sports car building companies in the world.

Hardcover 192pp 10 x 10” 175 color photos #150117 $79.95

The Alfa Romeo V6 Engine High-Performance Manual Jim Kartalamakis

Following in the tracks of the well-known Alfa DOHC tuning manual, this book provides useful information and techniques to increase power, performance and reliability of V6 Alfas and their engines.

Paperback 156pp 8 x 10” 161 color photos #143189 $59.95

The Book of the Lamborghini Urraco Arnstein landsem

This book shows what really happened to the car that was meant to beat the Porsche 911 and Ferrari 308 but didn’t, and why the car never got the chance it deserved. It’s the ultimate book on the V8 Lamborghinis.

Hardcover 208pp 10 x 10” 350 color photos #192353 $79.95

Maserati: HCMS BESTSELLER Martin Buckley

Little of worth has been published about the marque, but now Martin Buckley, a dedicated Maserati fan, puts that right with this detailed, colorful, passionate review of Maserati’s production cars.

Hardcover 176pp 8.25 x 10.65” 150 color & 50 b/w photos #148969 $34.95

Fiat Abarth 1972-1987 R.M. Clarke

Fiat bought the rights to the Abarth name when the original company folded in 1971. From then onwards, the really hot Fiats all wore Abarth badges.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 11” 300 b/w photos #200059 $39.95

365 Sports Cars You Must Drive BESTSELLER John Lamm, Larry Esall & Steve Sutcliffe

Read capsule overviews and fun facts about the greatest, oddest, most beautiful, and most ill-considered sports cars of all time. How many have you driven?

Paperback 320pp 6.5 x 8.25” 405color photos #149945 $22.99 • 1-800-458-0454 17

The Affordable Porsche BESTSELLER Iain Ayre

This comprehensive guide aims to inspire would-be Porsche owners to turn their dreams into reality. Inside information on the models that can be bought for a target outlay of around $20,000.

Hardcover 144pp 8.2 x 10.6” 260 color photos #150031 $34.95

Porsche 911 Source Book BESTSELLER Jorg Austin & Sigmund Walter

The many thousands of changes in specification for Porsche 911 through the years are all recorded and explained in this book, which has been compiled from technical documentation in Porsche’s archives.

Hardcover 384pp 6.6 x 9.1” 200 b/w photos #193739 $44.95

101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster BESTSELLER Wayne R. Dempsey

This book is aimed at those owners of Boxters who want to improve their machines while avoiding thousands of dollars in mechanic’s costs.

Paperback 312pp 8.25 x 10.6” 710 coolor photos #145835 $34.99

BMW Ultimate Drives NEW Jeremy Walton

Featuring models from 1937 to 1982, this book shows the cars through the eyes of independent author who has brought BMW work to a global audience since 1972.

Hardcover 208pp 12 x 12” 300+ color & b/w Photos #210635 $69.95

Inside the BMW Factories Graham Robson & Caroline Schulenberg

How this venerable company weathered two world wars, moved from aircraft to motorcycles and, finally, to cars that would provide its greatest glory is the remarkable story recounted in this book.

Hardcover 192pp 10.8 x 9.25” 200 color and b/w photos #145719 $40.00

Mercedes-Benz Automobiles 1926-1939 R. M. Clarke

The period covered by this book saw the appearance of some of the most iconic Mercedes-Benz models every produced—most notably a fabulous series of supercharged sports tourers.

Paperback 348pp 8.3 x 10.9” 600 b/w #200535 $79.95

Volkswagen Camper NEW Richard Copping

Beautifully designed, this large-format book is the most complete telling of the Volkswagen Camper story from its beginnings 60 years ago to the latest factory models and conversions being produced today.

Hardcover 400pp 9 x 11” 100 b/w & 300 color photos #200688 $56.95

Original VW Bus Laurence Meredith, Rowan Issac & Dieter Rebmann

A comprehensive guide to original factory specification and equipment of VW Split-screen and Bay-window transporters.

Hardcover 128pp 8.75 x 11.5” 265 color photos #200056 $49.95

Volkswagen T3 Richard Copping

Volkswagen’s third-generation Transporter has finally been recognized as a worthy successor to its venerable forebears, and may be even cherished as the last of the air-cooled Volkswagens.

Hardcover 128pp 8.3 x 11.7” 215 color & b/w photos #195141 $34.95

Volkswagen Beetle BESTSELLER Richard Copping

With more than 21 million built between 1945 and 2003, the Volkswagen Beetle remains the world’s most popular car. Stunning studio photography combines with archive material to tell its story.

Hardcover 160pp 10 x 10” 150 color photos & 50 b/w photos #192443 $39.95

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The Complete Photographic History Glen Smale The Porsche 956 and the derivative 962 version dominated long-distance sports car racing on both sides of the Atlantic during the 1980s. The car’s numerous successes included six consecutive victories in the Le Mans 24 Hours and four consecutive victories in the Daytona 24 Hours. Hardcover 496pp 9 x 11” 400 color photos #200184 $125.00

Porsche NEW Peter Morgan & John Colley No other sports car has achieved the success of those built by Porsche, on the street or on the world’s racetracks. Part of Motorbooks’ First Gear series, Porsche celebrates the German marque’s history through lavishly illustrated profiles of the company’s ground-breaking cars. Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 306 color & 28 b/w photos, 8 photos #194766 $19.99

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The Complete Book of Porsche 911 BESTSELLER Randy Leffingwell This book provides a model-by-model overview for each year of the 911’s production, from the original 901 prototype to the current models. In addition to production cars, the book includes all of the factory’s racing, prototype, and special-production cars illustrated with both current and archival photography. Hardcover 288pp 9.8 x 11.25” 275 color & 116 b/w photos #147248 $45.00

Concours d’Elegance NEW Dream Cars and Lovely Ladies Patrick Lesueur & David Burgess-Wise Surely no form of contest has ever equalled the marriage of luxury and ostentation offered for many years by the great concours d’elegance. Elitist perhaps, but their sheer magnificence seems just as fascinating now as it did in the first half of the 20th Century. This book offers a delicious journey back in time to witness the golden age. Hardcover 208pp 9.75 x 11.75” photos throughout #200859 $69.00 • 1-800-458-0454 19

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Carroll Shelby BESTSELLER The Authorized Biography Rinsey Mills When Ford wanted to add some spice to it’s newly introduced Mustang pony car, it turned to former racer Carroll Shelby. The resulting cars proved to be the definitive performance Mustangs of the muscle-car era. This book is the complete, authorized biography of Carroll Shelby including images from Shelby’s personal collection. It’s the story every enthusiast has always wanted to read. Hardcover 464pp 6.3 x 9.5” 25 color and 40 b/w photos #193277 $35.00

Rockin’ Garages NEW Collecting, Racing & Riding with Rock’s Great Gearheads Tom Cotter, Ken Gross & Michael Alan Ross Cars and rock ‘n roll have always gone hand in hand. Whether it’s a garage band piling into some decrepit rig to get to the next gig or a killer guitar riff blasting from a Mustang, rock ‘n roll keeps us moving when we’re behind the wheel. It’s no surprise, then, that some of the music world’s big names are also serious car guys. Rockin’ Garages puts you behind the wheel with some of your favorite musicians. Hardcover 192pp 9.8 x 11.25” 217 color & 3 b/w photos #194751 $35.00

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Great Garages and Collections from around the World Lee Klancher Some of the most amazing spaces in the world are profiled in this lavish, illustrated journey across the continents. Incredible supercar collections, a museum packed with obscure makes and models, and quirky collector spaces from Europe, Japan, Australia, and North America combine to provide a fascinating portrait of how the gearhead phenomenon manifests itself in cultures across the globe. Hardcover 176pp 9.5 x 11.1” 225 color & 2 b/w photos #193299 $35.00

Dream Garages NEW IN PAPERBACK Kris Palmer & Peter Egan Dream Garages explores the hallowed space of the garage, taking the reader into 21 motorhead havens, where automotive and motorcycle enthusiasts store and work on the objects of their passion. Here readers will find enthusiasts who collect, preserve, and work on sports cars, race cars, motorcycles, trucks, speed record vehicles and related machinery, and treasures. Paperback 192pp 9 x 9” 241 color & 13 b/w photos #194920 $24.99

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Sir William Lyons BESTSELLER Philip Porter & Paul Skilleter

Much has been written about Jaguar, but this is the first full biography of its founder Sir William Lyons, now published in paperback to mark the 110th anniversary of Lyons’s birth.

Paperback 384pp 5.25 x 8.5” 70 b/w photos #199745 $17.95

Preston Tucker & Others Arvids Linde

This book is an alternative look at automotive history, celebrating the nonconformist spirit and a radical approach to designing cars.

Paperback 160pp 6 x 9” 150 color & b/w photos #192356 $39.95

Porsche And Me BESTSELLER Hans Mezger with Peter Morgan

This personal account of a dedicated and loyal Porsche engineer will touch every enthusiast’s heart and underline why the name of Porsche is so respected today.

Hardcover 204pp 10 x 10” 200+ color & b/w photos #149538 $79.95

Winning BESTSELLER Matt Stone, Preston Lerner & Mario &retti

This book tells that story of Paul Newman’s racing career, begun in earnest at an age when many race car drivers contemplate retirement. It won the International Automotive Media Gold Award 2010.

Hardcover 176pp 8.25 x 10.6” 172 color & 28 b/w photos #147270 $30.00

Hot Rod Garages BESTSELLER Peter Vincent

In this book, acclaimed hot rod photographer Peter Vincent takes readers into the shops and garages of more than two dozen rod and custom builders across the U.S.

Hardcover 224pp 9.25 x 10.8” 259 color & 122 b/w photos #145425 $40.00

My First Car BESTSELLER Matt Stone

Everyone has a story about that first car. Here are recollections of first cars from such luminaries as Jay Leno, Mario Andretti, Patrick Dempsey, Danica Patrick, Sir Stirling Moss, Gregg Allman, and more.

Hardcover 224pp 6.25 x 9.25” 95 color & 29 b/w photos #145817 $25.00

Russian Motor Vehicles Maurice A. Kelly

This book investigates the whole story of why the Soviet Communist Party required such a bourgeois product, and how production was subsequently achieved.

Hardcover 128pp 8 x 10” 30 color & 60 b/w photos #192344 $49.95

Cars of Eastern Europe Andy Thompson

Cars of Eastern Europe tells the story of the cars and vans made in Latvia, Poland, the former Yugoslavia, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria and East Germany.

Hardcover 400pp 8.25 x 10.6” 300 color & 100 b/w photos #193955 $57.95

Scale Car Modelling Mat Irvine

From the first American car kits produced in the early 1950s, we now have a choice of models from around the world. The dominant joint scale of 1:24/1:25 is the scales that will mostly be found in this book.

Paperback 160pp 7.5 x 10” 150 color photos #200109 $29.95

How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, 2nd Edition BESTSELLER Thom Taylor & Lisa Hallett

In this long-awaited follow-up to the best-selling first edition of How to Draw Cars Like a Pro, renowned car designer Thom Taylor goes back to the drawing board to update his classic with all-new.

Paperback 144pp 8.25 x 10.6” 140 color & 100 b/w photos #140434 $21.95 • 1-800-458-0454 21

How to Build a Killer Street Machine BESTSELLER Jefferson Bryant

Author Jefferson Bryant provides the information necessary to help you modify your car for improved performance on the street, drag strip, and even a road course.

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 402 color photos #145830 $29.99

Hot Rod Body and Chassis Builder’s Guide BESTSELLER Dennis W. Parks & John Kimbrough

This book is a sure-fire guide to the best approach for building a hot rod chassis and body. It offers fool-proof advice for building the hot rod of your dreams.

Paperback 176pp 8.25 x 10.6” 548 color photos #144584 $25.99

Hot Rod Wiring BESTSELLER Dennis Overholser

No matter the engine, the information needed to wire your hot rod can be found here. The book helps the reader determine how to pick the best components and design the best electrical system.

Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” 400 color photos #193846 $27.95

A to Z of Kit Cars Steve Hole

Over the past 50 years, the kit-car scene has evolved from one full of ‘funny little plastic cars’ to today’s position where it embraces credible businesses making superb cars.

Hardcover 176pp 8.25 x 10.5” 700 color & 500 b/w photos #192425 $49.95

Hot Rods BESTSELLER Dain Gingerelli

This book covers every system of a traditional hot rod, illustrating the various options for frame rails, suspension, steering, brakes, wheels and tires, drivetrain, electrics, cooling, body, interior, and paint.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 521 color photos #145803 $24.99

Street Machines Sue Elliott

This book is the ideal resource for anyone looking to build a powerful and stylish modified street machine.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 551 color photos #149718 $24.99

Hot Rods BESTSELLER Alan Mayes

This collection of more than three dozen roadsters, coupes, rat rods, and show cars provides a nicely priced, all-color survey of this enduring hobby.

Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 124 color photos #149685 $19.99

Custom Cars BESTSELLER Alan Mayes

Noted author and motojournalist Alan Mayes explores each element of a custom car build in detail with hundreds of award-winning customs as examples.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 536 color photos #149571 $24.99

The All-American Hot Rod BESTSELLER Michael Dregni

The All-American Hot Rod is a history by those who lived it, the numerous voices and images of people who know and love the hot rod like nothing else. It’s truly an all-American tale with an exhaust note heard ‘round the world. If you’re still in awe of that first hot rod, still driving and tuning hot rods, or still dreaming of hot rods, then this book is for you.

Paperback 200pp 9.25 x 10.8” 57 color & 276 b/w photos #149654 $24.99

The Hot Rod Reader BESTSELLER Peter Schletty & Melinda Keefe

This anthology of hot rod writings and excerpts chronicles the joys of hot rodding, the historical circumstances of its creation, and the major events, people, cars, and builders who brought hot rods to the national stage. Writers include Gray Baskerville, Ed Roth, Wally Parks, Dean Batchelor, Robert E. Petersen, Tom Wolfe, LeRoi “Tex” Smith, and many more.

Hardcover 288pp 6.25 x 9.25” 30 color & 40 b/w photos #149721 $25.00

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Ken Gross & Peter Harholdt The best hot rods are art on four wheels, and this book, a collection of studio photography of the cars produced by the world’s top hot-rod builders, is nothing less than a gallery of the best of American hot rodding. It celebrates the uniquely American marriage of mechanical know-how to an inspired sense of style and design. Flexibound 240pp 9 x 10.3” 300 color & 20 b/w photos #194828 $29.99

The Ultimate Guide to Hot Rods and Street Rods NEW John Carroll & Garry Stuart Beautifully illustrated throughout in full color and black-and-white photographs, this book takes you on a chronological journey of hot rods and street rods from the teens and twenties to the nineties and beyond. Hardcover 448pp 11 x 8.50” photos throughout #210808 $24.99

Souping the Stock Engine, 1950 Edition

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Art of the Hot Rod NEW

Roger Huntington

How to Build Tiger Avon or GTA Sports Cars for Road or Track BESTSELLER Updated and Revised New Edition Jim Dudley The step-by-step guide to building YOUR dream sports car on a budget. The Tiger Avon and GTA are high-quality, high-performance roadsters based on readily available Ford Sierra mechanical components with a choice of independent or live axle rear suspension. Engine wise, you can use a straight 4 or V8 of your choice, including Ford Pinto, Ford Zetec, Rover K-Series and even motorcycle units. Paperback 168pp 8.1 x 9.8” 250 photos #200532 $59.95 • 1-800-458-0454 23

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This Roger Huntington classic will help you understand how things were done in 1950. Engines discussed include the Cadillac OHV, Chevrolet 6, Chrysler, DeSoto, Dodge 6 & V-8, Ford Model A & B, Offenhauser Midget, Studebaker Champion 6, and others. Paperback 192pp 5.5 x 8.5” 94 b/w photos #210075 $19.95

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Motor City Muscle BESTSELLER The High-Powered History of the American Musclecar Mike Mueller Through the 1960s and into the 1970s, America’s carmakers fought an unbridled war for street supremacy. Muscle cars all but disappeared by 1974, but by the 1990s, thanks to vastly improved engine technology, muscle cars were back with a vengeance. Motor City Muscle traces the full history right up to today’s new Mustang, Camaro, and Challenger. Paperback 192pp 9 x 9” 175 color & 50 b/w photos #149791 $24.99

Hemi Muscle Cars BESTSELLER Darwin Holmstrom Filled with magnificent photos of the greatest Hemipowered cars ever built, this is the story of an engine whose name has become synonymous with victory. Hardcover 336pp 10.75 x 12.25” photos throughout #180832 $24.99

How to Keep Your Muscle Car Alive BESTSELLER

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Harvey White, Jr. Classic muscle cars—those built between 1964 and 1974—are nearly half a century old and need a bit more maintenance and care than last year’s model. That’s where this book comes in. Drawing on decades of experience, Harvey White lays out the steps for keeping a muscle car alive, day after day, year after year. Paperback 224pp 8.25 x 10.6” 150 color photos, 50 diagrams #145828 $29.99

Muscle Cars BESTSELLER Mike Mueller The 1960s and early 1970s were the age of raw American automotive power. Whether it was a classic Hemi ‘Cuda, Pontiac GTO, Charger, or Boss Mustang, big engines were king at local drag strips and cruises. Muscle Cars explores this era and the current models with a broad survey of classic muscle and today’s new machines. Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 361 color photos #149664 $19.99

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Art of the Muscle Car BESTSELLER David Newhardt, Peter Harholdt & Brock Yates

The icons of muscle car art are on full display in this lavishly illustrated volume, each described in a detailed essay followed by a gallery of photographs that capture the art of the muscle car at its finest.

Hardcover 240pp 10.5 x 12” 229 color photos #145377 $40.00

The Ultimate Guide to Muscle Cars Jim Glastonbury

This book celebrates the groundbreaking method of creating muscle cars, its history and explores the excitement of Trans-Am/ NASCAR racing.

Hardcover 448pp 11 x 8.50” photos throughout #180401 $24.99

Dodge Dynamite! BESTSELLER Peter Grist

This pictorial history of Dodge muscle cars gives a fascinating insight into their ancestry and evolution and celebrates the huge impact they have made on the road and on the track.

Paperback 176pp 8 x 10” 298 color and b/w photos #145969 $29.95

Chevy Monster Big Blocks R.M. Clarke

Ever wanted to know how you can really build some big inches into your Chevy. Well this book has the answer in many articles that explain in detail how it can be done.

Paperback 132pp 8 x 10.5” 300 b/w photos #149069 $19.95

Motion Performance BESTSELLER Martyn L. Schorr & Joe Oldham

A once-in-a-lifetime tale of power and speed, told by one of the principals who put that performance within reach, Motion Performance makes the story of a briefly and thrillingly lived dream available to everyone.

Hardcover 176pp 9.25 x 10.8” 50 color & 200 b/w photos #145821 $35.00

Muscle Car Confidential BESTSELLER Joe Oldham

A tell-all from the man who tested the best, this book delves into the notes Oldham made on the cars he vetted for some of the top car magazines.

Hardcover 176pp 9.25 x 10.8” 49 color & 251 b/w Photos #144244 $34.95

Hemi BESTSELLER Robert Genat & Bill Goldberg

Packed with facts and fascinating details, the book features cutaways of the most collectible Hemi-powered cars in history, as well as a look at Hemi clones and racecars.

Paperback 168pp 10 x 10” 160 color & 60 b/w photos #144165 $24.95

Muscle Trucks Mike Mueller

This book honors all the hot trucks, then and now, with a selection of outstanding color photography detailing these high-performance haulers inside and out.

Paperback 96pp 8.25 x 9” 180 color photos #145946 $12.95

101 GM Muscle Car Performance Projects BESTSELLER Colin Date & Mitch Burns

This book provides an immense quantity of do-it-yourself projects that are accessible to the at-home mechanic who has a good set of hand tools and a place to work.

Paperback 256pp 8.25 x 10.75” photos throughout #137465 $34.95

How To Rebuild and Modify Your Muscle Car Jason Scott

With clear, easy-to-follow instructions, this guide shows how to give your car all the muscle of today while preserving the classic styling of your muscle car.

Paperback 176pp 8.25 x 10.6” 224 color & 34 b/w photos #139851 $24.95 • 1-800-458-0454 25

McLaren The Wins NEW David Tremayne

This landmark book does what no other book has sought to achieve, painstakingly recording all of McLaren’s contemporary victories from 1964 until 2011.

Hardcover 320pp 12 x 12” 714 color photos #210634 $79.95

McLaren The Cars NEW William Taylor

This third edition of one of the greatest-ever titles on a single marque, covers every model produced by McLaren between 1964 and 2012, listed in chronological order.

Hardcover 320pp 12 x 12” 790 color photos #210699 $79.95

Formula 1 in Camera 1950-59 BESTSELLER Paul Parker

This book takes a nostalgic look at the Formula 1 races of the 1950s, offering informative text, race statistics and glorious photography, much of it in color, to bring to life the heroic era.

Hardcover 240pp 9 x 11” 100 color & 150 b/w photos #196362 $49.95

Formula 1 in Camera 1970-79 NEW Paul Parker

Paul Parker’s In Camera titles about motor racing have been so acclaimed that he is returning to where he started—Formula 1 in Camera 1970-79—by compiling ‘Volume 2’, containing a completely fresh selection of 250 images.

Hardcover 256pp 9 x 11” 250 color photos #200180 $54.95

Motor Racing BESTSELLER Anthony Carter & Jack Sears

This book opens up the past, revealing unpublished stunning photographs from motor racing history from, 1930 to 1962, and examines the many facets of Grand Prix racing before the dominance of television.

Hardcover 176pp 10 x 10” 100 color photos #194397 $59.95

Red Bull Racing F 1 Car BESTSELLER Steve Rendle

This fascinating book provides an unprecedented insight into the design, technology and engineering of the Red Bull RB6 race car as well as the inner workings of Red Bull Racing.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 350 color & 50 b/w photos #196699 $29.95

Real Racers BESTSELLER Stuart Codling, David Coulthard & Darren Heath

The visceral sensations of driving a Formula 1 race car in the 1950s and 1960s are brought to life through extraordinary images and first-person accounts from the drivers who experienced them.

Hardcover 208pp 12.25 x 10” 50 color & 176 b/w photos #149717 $40.00

Art of the Formula 1 Race Car BESTSELLER Stuart Codling, James Mann, Peter Windsor & Gordon Murray

Master automotive photographer James Mann brings a selection of spectacular race cars into the studio, and through his lens we see not just the engineering brilliance of these cars, but also their inherent beauty.

Hardcover 208pp 11 x 9.6” 300 color & 25 b/w photos #147304 $45.00

Formula 1 NEW Giorgio Piola

For the 10th year, the TV race commentator offers analysis of technical developments implemented by teams in the 2011 Formula 1 season.

Paperback 120pp 9.5 x 10.6” 400 color photos #200572 $44.95

Motor Racing at Thruxton in the 1980s Bruce Grant-Braham

One of the fastest motor racing circuits in the UK, Thruxton is a supreme test of high speed skill—especially where the art of slipstreaming is concerned. Consequently, it is both feared and revered.

Paperback 96pp 8 x 7.5” 100 color & b/w photos #196255 $29.95

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Autocourse 2012-2013 The World’s Leading Grand Prix Annual

Simon Arron, Alan Henry & Mark Hughes This amazing annual contains full reports and statistics on all 19 World Championship races, including Top 10 Driver rankings and full team reviews of all 12 constructors competing in 2012. Hardcover 360pp 9 x 12.3” 400+ color & b/w photos #211416 $69.95

Autocourse Grand Prix Who’s Who NEW 4th Edition Steve Small The complete record of every driver to have competed in the Grand Prix World Championship since 1950. Slipcased 800pp 8.5 x 11” 800 color & b/w photos #200867 $95.00

Formula 1: All the Races NEW The World Championship Story Race-By-Race: 1950-2011 Roger Smith & Martin Brundle

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Now available in paperback, this meticulously researched book outlines each of the 858 World Championship races held since the beginning of Formula 1 in 1950. Each entry highlights the key events of a Grand Prix—from qualifying through to the final outcome—as well as spotlighting those incidental happenings so unique to F1 that influenced a race or an unfolding championship battle. Paperback 600pp 6.6 x 7.1” 280 color & 10 b/w photos #211093 $29.95

Team Lotus BESTSELLER My View From the Pitwall Peter Warr Peter Warr managed the Lotus Formula 1 team, where he was one of Colin Chapman’s closest allies as well as the man who nurtured the early Formula 1 careers of Ayrton Senna and Nigel Mansell. Frank, informative and beautifully written, this inside story is of particular interest for its author’s thoughts on Chapman and all the drivers he worked with. It will be relished by all racing enthusiasts. Hardcover 288pp 6 x 9” 30 color & 15 b/w photos #200205 $29.95 • 1-800-458-0454


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Prepare to Win BESTSELLER The Nuts and Bolts Guide to Professional Race Car Preparation Carroll Smith One of road racings top professionals presents here a vast amount of his accumulated car preparation knowledge. Covers fasteners, plumbing, riveting and welding, basic metal work, braking system, clutch, suspension, wheels and tires, engine, gearbox, electrics, fuel cells, paint and paperwork. Paperback 174pp 8.5 x 11” 80 b/w photos #210323 $24.95

Drive to Win BESTSELLER The Essential Guide to Race Driving Carroll Smith Take pole position to learn the ground rules, techniques and procedures of driving perception and evaluation. Racing professional Carroll Smith delivers current state-ofthe-art techniques for working with your crew to develop and set up your car so that you’ll have a competitive tool with which to practice the art of driving. Paperback 174pp 8.5 x 11” 71 b/w photos #200868 $27.95

Ultimate Speed Secrets BESTSELLER


The Complete Guide to HighPerformance and Race Driving Ross Bentley Ultimate Speed Secrets is the drivers’ guide to going faster! With detailed drills and comprehensive instructions, this book covers everything you need to know: choosing lines; adapting to different cars, tracks, and racing conditions; setting up controls; and understanding car adjustments and mental preparation. Flexibound 336pp 6 x 9” 115 color & 26 b/w photos #149957 $25.99

Driving on the Edge BESTSELLER

The Art and Science of Race Driving Michael Krumm & Pedro De La Rosa Written by a professional, Driving on the Edge covers the basic skills and reveals the latest advanced techniques for driving a racing car on the limit. Essential reading for beginner and experienced driver alike, it will also interest race team engineers and car enthusiasts who want to peek behind the scenes to learn more about the challenging world of the racing driver. Hardcover 192pp 8 x 10” 170 color photos #200168 $39.95

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Speed Secrets BESTSELLER Ross Bentley

Shave lap times or find a faster line through your favorite set of S-curves with professional race driver Ross Bentley as he shows you the quickest line from apex to apex!

Paperback 160pp 6 x 9” 50 b/w photos #126470 $19.95

Speed Secrets II BESTSELLER Ross Bentley

This book teaches you how to turn errors into more speed, left-foot braking techniques, as well as three sure-fire ways to lower your best lap time.

Paperback 160pp 6 x 9” photos throughout #135809 $17.95

Inner Speed Secrets BESTSELLER Ross Bentley & Ronn Langford

Based on performance seminars conducted by the authors for race car drivers, this informative guide helps you consistently perform at your highest level.

Paperback 160pp 6 x 9” photos throughout #129807 $17.95

Winning Autocross Techniques BESTSELLER Ross Bentley & Per Schroeder

The first in the Speed Secrets series to address a specific form of racing, this volume focuses on the skills critical to autocross success: car handling and driver skill at high speeds on unique courses.

Paperback 160pp 6 x 9” 55 color & 7 b/w photos #144430 $19.99

Race & Track Day Driving Techniques David Hornsey

A complete reference and learning tool for people taking to the circuit in their cars, either for the first time or as a seasoned campaigner.

Paperback 128pp 8 x 10” 90 color photos #194238 $29.95

Rapid Response Dr. Stephen Olvey & Alex Zanardi

The book begins with a vivid description of Alex Zanardi’s crash in Germany in 2001, and from there the author reflects on his career with many tragic, funny, interesting stories.

Paperback 320pp 5 x 8” 20 color photos #199756 $15.95

Drag Racing Collectibles Cory Lee

This photo book displays hundreds of examples of original drag racing collectible memorabilia from the 1950s though current times.

Paperback 128pp 9 x 9” 300 color photos #193748 $29.95

Sports Sponsorship Brian Sims

This book helps you set the tone by asking the right questions and listening to the answers, to steer you in the right direction! Learn how to get the sponsorship by selling yourself through these guidelines.

Hardcover 192pp 7.5 x 9.75” 42 color photos #200437 $39.95

Ali Wings NEW Enrico Benzing

Hundreds of illustrations enhance this work, which is an indispensable starting point for people who want to know all about the complex subject of motor racing wings.

Paperback 280pp 9.5 x 10.6” photos throughout #200187 $69.95

Competition Car Aerodynamics Simon McBeath

This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of aerodynamics, including both downforce and drag, explaining concepts in down-to-earth terms, with the aid of numerous illustrations.

Hardcover 296pp 6.6 x 9.1” 250 color photos #193741 $39.95 • 1-800-458-0454 29

Runways & Racers BESTSELLER Terry O’Neil

This book focuses on the various aspects that contributed to sports car races being held at military installations throughout America in the early 1950s.

Hardcover 208pp 10 x 10” 160 color & b/w photos #192346 $69.95

Bluebird CN7 Donald Stevens

This book records the development and operation of the last wheeldriven land speed record-breaking car produced in the UK, and shows how the tragic demise of Donald Campbell prevented it from reaching its full potential.

Hardcover 128pp 8 x 10” 92 color photos #181024 $49.95

Le Mans 24 Hours 1949-59 BESTSELLER Quentin Spurring

Officially licensed with the organizers of the annual Le Mans 24 Hours race, this book is the third title in a decade-by-decade series that will eventually build up into an eight-volume set covering every race since 1923.

Hardcover 352pp 9 x 11” 50+ color & 300 b/w photos #193958 $69.95

Le Mans 24 Hours 1960-69 BESTSELLER Quentin Spurring

Each year is exhaustively covered in vivid photographs, a detailed race account, full results data and a glorious rendering of the official race poster.

Hardcover 352pp 10 x 12” 140 color & 200 b/w photos #181054 $70.00

Le Mans 24 Hours 1970-79 BESTSELLER Quentin Spurring

Officially licensed with the ACO, and compiled by an acknowledged authority of this legendary race, this is one of a series of books that will be treasured by all enthusiasts of sports car racing.

Hardcover 352pp 10 x 12” 240 color & 100 b/w photos #192419 $70.00

Sports Car Racing in Camera 1950-1959 BESTSELLER Paul Parker

Meticulously researched and rare photographs are brought to life through well-observed and atmospheric commentary to create a visually stunning and highly nostalgic record of this dramatic decade.

Hardcover 240pp 9 x 11” 100 color & 150 b/w photos #181055 $59.95

Ford Versus Ferrari Anthony Pritchard

An exceptionally comprehensive and well-balanced selection of photographs portays the two teams and their rivals, the races, drivers, engineers and mechanics in the greatest detail on and off the track.

Hardcover 400pp 9 x 11” 400 color photos #193988 $80.00

Ferrari’s World Champions Enrico Mapelli

The sporting history of the Maranello marque recounted through its championship-winning cars, illustrated with hundreds of photos and accompanied by a brief but authoritative text.

Paperback 128pp 9.6 x 10.4” 100+ color & b/w photos #150009 $29.95

Porsche at Le Mans BESTSELLER Glen Smale

Le Mans in 2011 marked the 60th anniversary of Porsche’s participation in the Le Mans 24 Hours, providing an ideal opportunity to provide a detailed study of Porsche’s part in the world’s greatest motor race.

Hardcover 352pp 7 x 9” 200 b/w photos #193984 $72.95

Silver Arrows in Camera, 1951-55 BESTSELLER Anthony Pritchard

This is the story of Mercedes-Benz’s involvement in motorsport, from the first road trial in 1894, through the little-documented rallying exploits in the 1960s, to the McLaren-Mercedes partnership dominating Formula 1 today.

Hardcover 416pp 9 x 11” 40 color & 400 b/w photos #196341 $95.00

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Donald Davidson & Rick Shaffer To celebrate the 90th running of this legendary race, this lavish and comprehensive history presents nine decades on the legends and races at the “Brickyard.” It’s a must for the serious racing fan and a testament to the greatest of American races. Hardcover 400pp 9 x 12.25” 900 color & b/w photos #200866 $79.95

Le Mans Panoramic BESTSELLER Gavin Ireland The Le Mans 24 Hours is the ultimate endurance race, a true test of man and machine. Shot over two years, this book’s specialist panoramic photography gives a real sense of the many aspects that make up the Le Mans experience: the sun setting on night time qualifying, brake discs glowing in the dark, sprawling fan camp sites, and the elation as battered cars complete the epic race. Hardcover 224pp 12 x 8” 118 color photos #196260 $69.95

The Complete Competition History from Sebring to Le Mans David Kimble Noted automotive writer and renowned artist David Kimble delves deep into Vette’s on-track history to provide the most thorough Corvette racing history ever published. Illustrated with rare images from GM’s media and design archives and complemented by Kimble’s own stunning cutaway artwork, this book is the definitive word on Corvette’s nearly 60 years of competition. Hardcover 256pp 10 x 12.25” 200 color & 200 b/w photos #194925 $60.00

Motorsport Explorer NEW Over 800 historic locations to discover and visit in the British Isles Julian Hunt There are over 800 sites associated with motor sports history in Britain. Some were used only once, others frequently over a number of years. Many of the roads used for the early events are still in use and can be driven over today. The aim of this book is to identify as many of these sites as possible, and to present information so that readers may drive over the historic courses for themselves. Hardcover 448pp 6.6 x 9.3” 120 b/w & 120 color photos #210921 $56.95 • 1-800-458-0454 31

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Racing Biographies

Steve McQueen NEW The Last Mile… Revisited Barbara McQueen, Marshall Terrill & Pat Johnson Barbara McQueen recalls life with her famous husband Steve McQueen. The book is a revised edition of her previous volume, Steve McQueen, The Last Mile, with six additional chapters. It also includes a section on the Asbestos Disease Awareness Association, drawing attention to ways to prevent the disease that killed McQueen. Hardcover 258pp 12 x 9.25” 150 photos #210898 $49.00

Colin Chapman Wayward Genius NEW Mike Lawrence Mike Lawrence shows how Chapman operated in a fastmoving, highly pressurized world of international racing and car making that generated huge rewards and temptations. The crunch came when he became involved with the illfated Delorean car company. Hardcover 276pp 6 x 9” 38 b/w photos #200870 $49.95

Memories of Senna BESTSELLER


Christopher Hilton More than 120 people who knew him, worked with him and competed against him were asked a single question: what is your strongest memory of Aryton Senna? This is what they said. Hardcover 256pp 5 x 8.5” 30 color & 15 b/w photos #200206 $24.95

Tony Brooks NEW Poetry in Motion: Autobiography of a Supreme Grand Prix driver Tony Brooks It has taken 15 years to convince Tony Brooks to write his autobiography. In the 1950s he became one of Britain’s foremost grand prix drivers, yet throughout his career he shunned publicity. In his autobiography, he explores the fundamental differences between the hazardous sport of motor racing in his day with the electronically aided business environment in which Formula 1 operates today. Hardcover 276pp 8.8 x 11” 250 color & b/w photos #200817 $89.50

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1965: Jim Clark & Team Lotus The UK Races NEW William Taylor

This book is not just an invaluable record of Jimmy’s early life and times, but also a uniquely colourful depiction of an important period in British motor racing history.

Hardcover 208pp 9 x 9” 197 b/w photos #210700 $49.95

Tiff Gear BESTSELLER Tiff Needell

Written with honesty and humour, this is the engaging story of Tiff Needell’s life around cars and motor racing. He tells his unique story with pace and style in a book that all his fans will relish.

Paperback 384pp 5 x 7.7” 78 color & 34 b/w photos #200683 $15.95

Steve McQueen BESTSELLER Frédéric Brun

Even 30 years after his death, Steve McQueen remains an icon of cool. This volume features rare photography and chronicles McQueen’s fascination with and passion for all things internal-combustion powered.

Hardcover 192pp 9.6 x 10.8” 100 color & 60 b/w photos #194742 $40.00

McQueen’s Machines BESTSELLER Matt Stone & Chad McQueen

This book gives readers a close-up look at the cars and motorcycles McQueen drove in movies, those he owned, and others he raced. It features a forward by Steve’s son, Chad McQueen.

Paperback 184pp 8.25 x 10.6” 228 color photos #149688 $19.99

Mickey Thompson BESTSELLER Erik Arneson & Danny Thompson

Author Erik Arneson delves into the life and career of one of racing’s greatest, while also chronicling the story of his tragic murder and his family’s relentless quest to bring his killer to justice.

Paperback 304pp 6 x 9” 75 b/w photos #149883 $17.99

Jochen Rindt David Tremayne

Jochen Rindt remains Formula 1’s only posthumous World Champion, having been tragically killed at Monza in September 1970 while leading the title race by a big margin.

Hardcover 256pp 9 x 11” 100 color & 100 b/w photos #148965 $69.95

Driven by Desire Alan Wilson

The story of the driver rated by many as the best woman ever to race cars, and the most capable ever to have driven in Formula One. Desire Wilson’s 50-year career began at the age of five in South Africa.

Hardcover 160pp 8 x 10” 150 color & b/w photos #196253 $49.95

Harnessing Horsepower BESTSELLER Stuart Turner, Sir Stirling Moss & Eric Carlsson

The book covers the life of one of the greatest women rally drivers of all time: Pat Moss Carlsson. Featuring 150 evocative pictures, this is an intimate and unique account of one of motorsport’s most formidable women.

Hardcover 160pp 8 x 10” 150 color & b/w photos #192355 $49.95

Bernie BESTSELLER Susan Watkins

In this insightful biography, Susan Watkins analyzes in detail Bernie Ecclestone’s rise to prominence, from his early entrepreneurial exploits as a schoolboy to his position today as a multi-billionaire.

Paperback 448pp 5 x 7.8” 49 color & 18 b/w photos #200186 $15.95

I Just Made The Tea Di Spires & Bernard Ferguson

Di Spires is an unassuming Warwickshire woman who, with husband Stuart, travelled the world of Formula 1 for 30 years, worked with five World Champions and became ‘Mum’ to some of the biggest names in the pitlane.

Hardcover 384pp 5.3 x 8.5” 5 b/w & 25 color photos #200692 $28.95 • 1-800-458-0454 33

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The Chevrolet Small-Block Bible BESTSELLER

How to Choose, Buy and Build the Ultimate Small-Block from Generation I to Today’s LS Thomas J. Madigan & Vic Edelbrock Jr. Using multiple examples of engine builds and case studies, this book provides the reader with the information needed to build anything from a mild street engine for use in a custom or daily driver to a cost-is-no-object dream build. Includes parts selection, blue printing, basic machine work, and more. Paperback 240pp 8.25 x 10.6” 278 color & 40 b/w photos #194562 $34.99

Supercharging Performance Handbook BESTSELLER Jeff Hartman This manual covers all aspects of supercharging a vehicle, whether carbureted or fuel-injected. It’s packed with thorough explanations of the different types of superchargers and aftercoolers available, expert guidance to help the reader decide which supercharger is right for which application, and in-depth discussion of such topics as efficiency, proper sizing, and supporting systems modification. Paperback 224pp 8.25 x 10.6” 316 color & 30 b/w photos #147266 $29.99

Four-Stroke Performance Tuning NEW


Fourth edition A. Graham Bell First published more than 30 years ago and in continuous print ever since, this remains one of the most comprehensive references available to the enthusiast engine tuner and race engine builder. Detailed modifications are described in the author’s practical, down-to-earth style, making this book essential reading for anyone involved in building high-performance engines. Hardcover 512pp 6.6 x 9.1” 275 b/w photos #200689 $49.95


The Complete Swap Manual Joseph Potak This book details all of the steps necessary to swap out your engine, including fabrication and installation of motor mounts, wiring, fuel system, and driveline considerations. This is the ultimate guide to installing the LSX in your GM muscle car! Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 425 color photos #147150 $27.99

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4-Cylinder Engine Short Block High-Performance Manual Des Hammill

A complete practical guide on how to blueprint (optimize all aspects of specification) any four-cylinder, four-stroke engine’s short block to obtain maximum performance and reliability.

Paperback 112pp 8 x 10” 225 color photos #196693 $32.95

Chevrolet Inline Six-Cylinder Power Manual 2nd Edition BESTSELLER Leo Santucci

Crammed full of all the things that made the original manual the bible for new and experienced six-cylinder engine builders, this updated version is a must-have for any serious inliner.

Paperback 224pp 8.25 x 11” 600+ photos #150080 $29.95

The A-Series Engine Graham Robson

This fascinating illustrated book chronicles the full history and achievements of this remarkable engine, nearly 15 million of which were made.

Hardcover 256pp 8.25 x 10.5” 30 color & 170 b/w photos #196368 $49.95

Water-Cooled VW Performance Handbook BESTSELLER Greg Raven & Chad Erickson

In its 3rd edition, Water-Cooled VW Performance Handbook is now updated to include new engines, body styles, and modifications for the 1986-2008 model years.

Paperback 208pp 8.25 x 10.6” 270 color & 30 b/w photos #147258 $29.99

Automotive Wiring BESTSELLER Dennis W. Parks & John Kimbrough

This book guides builders through every step from determining what components they need, to selecting wire type and gauge, methods of connection, and other considerations.

Paperback 144pp 8.25 x 10.6” 331 color photos #149877 $24.99

How To Use Automotive Diagnostic Scanners BESTSELLER Tracy Martin

Beginning with why scanners are needed to work effectively on modern cars, this book teaches you how to choose the right scanner for your application, how to use the tool, and what each code means.

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 227 color photos #144213 $29.95

Which Oil? Richard Michell

This book gives classic car owners the information necessary to make an appropriate and safe choice of lubricants from the vast and sometimes overwhelming range available today.

Paperback 128pp 8 x 10” 30 color photos #194243 $24.95

How Your Car Works BESTSELLER Arvid Linde

A comprehensive guided tour under the skin of the car. Diesel, petrol (gasoline), electric, hybrid and alternative propulsions are all dissected and explained in a reader-friendly manner.

Paperback 128pp 5.8 x 8.3” 100 color photos #196234 $24.95

How to Make Your Car Last Forever BESTSELLER Tom Torbjornsen

This step-by-step guide will lead you through the minefield of preventative maintenance, repair, extended warranties, and magic elixirs that claim to cure everything that ails your car.

Paperback 176pp 8.25 x 10.6” 301 color photos #149609 $24.99

Caring for Your Car BESTSELLER Trevor Fry

This book is aimed at the driver who wants to do his or her own basic car maintenance and servicing without the need for in-depth mechanical knowledge, or a technical manual.

Paperback 120pp 5.8 x 8.3” 96 color photos #196235 $19.95 • 1-800-458-0454 35

How to Restore Your Collector Car BESTSELLER Tom Brownell & Jason Scott

Using this book as a guide, anyone with a modicum of skill and mechanical ability will be able to confidently tackle even the most daunting collector car restoration projects.

Paperback 272pp 8.25 x 10.6” 408 color photos #145823 $29.99

How to Restore Classic Car Bodywork NEW Martin Thaddeus

A book written for the home restorer who, until now, lacked the confidence to tackle bodywork. The text is readable, the photos bright and the instruction clear.

Paperback 128pp 8 x 10” photos throughout #196694 $39.95

Sheet Metal Fabrication Eddie Paul

Whether you want to mold a fender for a custom car or just learn about this intriguing process, this book is a thoroughly readable reference and guide, and a uniquely valuable resource.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 421 color photos #144207 $27.99

Sheet Metal Bible BESTSELLER Timothy Remus

Detailed photos highlight this compendium of sheet metal fabrication projects, everything from simple shaping operations to multi-piece creations like fenders and motorcycle gas tanks.

Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” 600+ color photos #192472 $29.95

Performance Welding Handbook Richard Finch

Metal fabricators of every ilk, whether they’re working on race cars, experimental aircraft, or custom motorcycles, will benefit from this updated guide to top-quality welding.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 200 color photos #139436 $25.95

How To Weld BESTSELLER Todd Bridigum

This book is the perfect introduction for neophytes and an excellent refresher for veteran welders, a work so comprehensive and so complete that most readers won’t need any further instruction.

Paperback 208pp 8.25 x 10.6” 543 color & 27 b/w photos #145428 $24.99

The Complete Guide to Auto Body Repair BESTSELLER Dennis W. Parks

Beginning with creating a strategy, then moving through disassembly, repair, reassembly, and preparing the surface for paint, this book shows how to repair damage from collisions, neglect, and rust.

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 365 color #145603 $29.95

Wheel and Tire Performance Handbook Richard Newton

Whether you want to know how your wheels and tires work and affect vehicle performance, or whether you just need advice as to what best suits your vehicle, this book provides the information you need.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 356 color photos #145390 $25.95

Composite Materials

Fabrication Handbook #1 John Wanberg

This manual presents practical, hands-on information about these versatile materials.

Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” 300 color photos #148958 $27.95

Composite Materials

Fabrication Handbook #2 John Wanberg

Several advanced molding techniques are demonstrated in-depth, including vacuum-bagging, trapped-rubber insert molding, inflatable bladder molding, or resin transfer molding techniques.

Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” photos throughout #192468 $27.95

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Ultimate American V-8 Engine Data Book BESTSELLER 2nd Edition Peter C. Sessler Every American V-8 ever produced for passenger car use since 1949 is covered in this exhaustive guide, which presents complete listings of V-8 specifications through the 2009 model year. Each listing provides general specs for the engine, as well as part numbers for basic engine components—for vehicles from that first Cadillac to the latest star of NASCAR. Paperback 240pp 8.25 x 10.6” 175 b/w photos #147242 $29.99

How to Repair Your Car BESTSELLER Paul Brand This easy-to-follow guide takes you through the steps of auto maintenance and repair that could add years to your car’s life and save thousands of dollars in repairs. It contains 50 do-it-yourself projects with full color photos and step-by-step instructions. Paperback 224pp 8.25 x 10.6” 350 color photos #139920 $21.99

Automotive Heating & Air Conditioning BESTSELLER Editors of the Haynes Manuals

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Written for the do-it-yourselfer, yet good enough for the pro. From simple adjustments to complete tune-ups and troubleshooting, this manual features everything you need to know about your vehicle’s heating and air conditioning systems. Paperback 256pp 9.5 x 10.6” 400 color photos #196686 $26.95

How to Modify your Retro or Classic Car for High Performance BESTSELLER Daniel Stapleton This book explains what ‘high performance’ really is, analyzing each part of the classic or retro car—the engine, transmission, brakes—and showing how it can be modified and improved for greater performance, both with period correct parts (where available), and modern components such as electronic ignition. It will teach you how to modify a classic car for any purpose. Paperback 144pp 8 x 10” 310 color & b/w photos #196256 $49.95 • 1-800-458-0454


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Composite Materials NEW Fabrication Handbook #3 John Wanberg Composite Fabrication Handbook #3 starts off where Handbook #2 ended, expanding on mold-making techniques including special methods for creating molds and composite copies of existing parts, fabricating molds from clay models, and making advanced mold systems using computer modeling software. Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 10.75” 350 color & b/w photos #200614 $27.95

How to Restore and Customize Automotive Interiors NEW Dennis W. Parks Veteran author Dennis Parks takes you step-by-step through all the processes, from restoring seats, door panels, floor coverings, and headliners to adding sound dampening and thermal insulation. With tips and advice for selecting the right tools and planning your job, as well as maintaining your restored interior, this book is all you’ll need to get the job done. Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 554 color photos #194740 $29.99

How To Paint Flames Second Edition BESTSELLER


Bruce Caldwell Custom paint jobs are more popular than ever, and no form of custom painting is “hotter” than the flame job. The newest styles, tools, and techniques are described and shown in this newest edition of this best-selling book. Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 624 color photos #193301 $24.99

Practical Fabrication and Assembly Techniques BESTSELLER

Automotive, Motorcycle, Racing Wayne Scraba This step-by-step guide leads enthusiasts through the most essential processes for assembling a high-performance engine, car, or motorcycle. Tasks like fabricating mounts for fuel pumps or ignition boxes, selecting fasteners and hardware for securing components, and plumbing brake and fuel systems are among the many topics covered. Paperback 144pp 8.25 x 10.6” 250 color photos #149614 $24.99

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Ultimate Auto Detailing Projects BESTSELLER David H. Jacobs, Jr.

Featuring crisp color photograpy, this book explains all the techniques and products needed, lays out detailed schedules, and explains the cost in time.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.5” 350 color photos #135939 $21.95

How to Restore Automotive Trim and Hardware John Gunnell

In this book one of the best auto restorers around provides stepby-step instructions for getting the essential trim details just right, whether you’re looking to replace it, repair it, polish it or re-chrome it.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 231 color photos #145816 $24.99

Caring for Your Car’s Bodywork and Interior Gurcham Sahota

Written by the ‘undisputed king of car detailers,’ the step-by-step guides explain the purpose and importance of each process in a straightforward manner, and will get your car looking great.

Paperback 80pp 5.8 x 8.3” 115 color photos #196233 $19.95

Selling Your Car NEW Nigel Knight

Following this guide should increase your chances of achieving that most satisfying of sales—one where you make good, honest money.

Paperback 96pp 5.8 x 8.2” 136 color & b/w photos #200606 $19.95

Fix It! How to Repair Automotive Dents, Scratches, Tears and Stains BESTSELLER Kris Palmer & Jerry Lee

This is a complete, step-by-step guide for any car or truck owner who wants their ride to look, feel, and smell like it did the day they bought it.

Paperback 144pp 8.25 x 10.6” 423 color photos #149875 $24.99

How to Paint Your Car BESTSELLER Dennis W. Parks

This book emphasizes what parts of the job a hobbyist can, and should, do himself and what should be left to the pros.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 275 color photos #136261 $24.99

Airbrush Painting

Advanced Techniques JoAnn Bortles

This book’s straightforward, clearly illustrated directions show you how to airbrush everything from backgrounds and murals to animal subjects and delicate human features on virtually any surface.

Paperback 176pp 8.25 x 10.6” 478 color photos #145789 $24.99

How to Master Airbrush Painting Techniques JoAnn Bortles & Dru Blair

Master both the technology and techniques needed to be a successful airbrush artist using this logical, step-by-step guide.

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 425 color photos #140458 $24.95

Pro Pinstripe Techniques East Coast Artie

To illustrate how pinstriping works in the real world, the bulk of this new book is made up of 12 start-to-finish pinstriping projects.

Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” 500+ color photos #192471 $27.95

Kosmoski’s New Kustom Painting Secrets BESTSELLER Jon Kosmoski

The sequences shown in the book start at the very beginning with the metal preparation, and include the art work, application of the candy paint, and the final clearcoats.

Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” photos throughout #150005 $27.95 • 1-800-458-0454 39

The Vincent in the Barn BESTSELLER Tom Cotter & David Edwards

From Ducatis in basements to Vincents abandoned in sheds, Harleys in barns to Brit bikes moldering behind urban garages, these are the stories that fuel every motorcyclist’s fantasies.

Hardcover 256pp 6 x 9” 133 color & 31 b/w photos #145818 $26.00

Terry the Tramp BESTSELLER K. Randall Ball

This book takes a turbulent ride through the life of the president of one of California’s most notorious one-percenter motorcycle clubs, each page sizzling with violent tales wrapped in a razor-sharp edge.

Hardcover 272pp 6.25 x 9.25” 34 b/w photos #149893 $27.00

The One Percenter Encyclopedia BESTSELLER Bill Hayes

With concise entries that include a wealth of background information, this book covers the Hells Angels, Outlaws, Pagans, Mongols, Vagos, and more.

Flexibound 256pp 9.25 x 10.8” 98 color & 12 b/w photos #193367 $29.99

Riding on the Edge BESTSELLER John Hall

Ride with author John Hall into the turbulent world of 1960s bike club culture, from his beginnings at an upstart motorcycle club to his rise to the Long Island chapter president of the Pagans.

Paperback 304pp 6 x 9” photos throughout #193300 $17.99

One Percenter BESTSELLER Dave Nichols & Kim Peterson

From the earliest days of the subculture of motorcycle clubs to modern times, this is the real-life account of the wild ones, who one by one made their own world.

Paperback 288pp 6 x 9” 82 b/w photos #149655 $17.99

David Jefferies BESTSELLER Stuart Baker

As the undisputed master of the most dangerous race track in the world, the Isle of Man TT course, the affable Yorkshireman risked so much and achieved legendary status before losing his life in practice.

Paperback 312pp 5 x 7” 45 color and b/w photos #193962 $15.95

Bonjour - Is This Italy? NEW Kevin Turner

The author offers a unique and often hilarious insight into the challenges and excitement afforded by a lone motorcycle journey though Europe.

Paperback 144pp 6 x 8.25” 129 color photos #200089 $24.95

There & Back Again To See How Far It Is BESTSELLER Tim Watson

This account, informative and hilarious, is a must for armchair adventurers and anyone who has ever wondered what small-town America is really like.

Hardcover 352pp 6 x 9.25” 40 color photos #196356 $29.95

The World’s Great Adventure Motorcycle Routes Robert Wicks & Kevin & Julia Sanders

This exciting book is an essential guide to more than 30 of the world’s best journeys for the adventure motorcyclist, including a first-hand account from someone who has made each.

Hardcover 240pp 8.25 x 10.6” 160 color photos #196371 $39.95

Bean’re - Motorcycle Nomad NEW Timothy Remus

This is the true-life account of one man who gave it all up and gained a great deal along the way … while traveling through life on a motorcycle with 200,000 miles on the odometer.

Paperback 256pp 6 x 9” 48 color & b/w photos #200615 $18.95

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More Great Tales of Motorcycles Archaeology Tom Cotter & Pat Simmons Author Tom Cotter is not only a barn-find master, he’s also master of discovering the collectors with the best stories and the most outlandish finds. If you can’t pass a padlocked garage without wondering if there’s a great old bike stashed inside, this is your book. Hell, this is your life. Hardcover 256pp 6.25 x 9.25” 150 color & 15 b/w photos #194723 $26.00

The One Percenter Code BESTSELLER

How to Be an Outlaw in a World Gone Soft


The Harley in the Barn NEW

Dave Nichols & Kim Peterson Nichols takes readers inside the world of outlaw motorcycle clubs and pulls back the secretive curtain on the biker lifestyle. He explores the concept of brotherhood, ultimately arriving at a new definition of family and community in the process. The world of the outlaw biker has its own rough-hewn rules of order, and this is a guidebook to that truth-, honor-, and brotherhood-based world. Hardcover 256pp 5.75 x 8.75” 77 b/w photos #194781 $25.00

Takin’ the Mick Mick Grant with Mac McDiarmid In 1975 Mick Grant was the man who finally broke Mike Hailwood’s 1967 lap record for the Isle of Man TT course, with a lap at 109.82mph on the second lap of the final race of the week. From then on, until Joey Dunlop came into his prime in the early Eighties, Grant would be the man to beat in the larger classes of any TT. Paperback 384pp 5 x 7.8” 27 b/w & 21 color photos #200690 $15.95

Motorcycle Journeys Through North America NEW Dale Coyner Whether you’re considering an ocean-to-ocean crosscountry journey, a vacation ride through the Canadian Rockies, a full-length tour of the Blue Ridge Parkway, or an ambitious Four-Corners ride, this new “big idea” guidebook provides the head start you need to plan fun-filled motorcycle tours through the continental United States and Canada. Paperback 400pp 6 x 9” 250 color maps and photos #200191 $29.95 • 1-800-458-0454 41


Mick Grant NEW


Motorcycle Racing


Motocourse 2012-2013 January The World’s Leading Grand Prix & Superbike Annual Michael Scott, Neil Spalding & Mat Oxley Now in its 37th year, Motocourse contains full reports and complete results on all MotoGP races. It also has a comprehensive review of the World Superbike Series, Isle of Man TT, British Superbike Championship, and the AMA Series. Hardcover 320pp 9 x 12.3” 500+ color photos #211415 $64.95

Superbike 25 Exciting Years The Official Book NEW Claudio Porrozzi & Fabrizio Porrozzi The first 25 years of Superbike World Championships are revisited for the first time in an official book that, season by season, reviews the technical, sporting and human stories of each championship through the everaccurate texts of Claudio Porrozzi and the spectacular images of his brother Fabrizio, for years the official SBK World Championship photographer. Hardcover 240pp 11 x 15” color & b/w photos #201087 $64.95

The Fast Stuff NEW Mat Oxley Here for the first time in paperback is a collection of Mat Oxley’s best stories, published by motorcycle magazines worldwide. Oxley’s fans will relish these insightful, often hilarious, extraordinary tales about the men, the machines and the mayhem. Paperback 432pp 6.1 x 9.2” 6 b/w & 16 color photos #200685 $20.95

How to Ride Off-Road Motorcycles NEW Key Skills and Advanced Training for All Off-Road, Motocross, and Dual-Sport Riders Gary LaPlante & Lee Parks This guide schools the reader in all the skills necessary to ride safely and quickly off-road. Chapters cover the basics, such as body position, turning, braking, and throttle control, then proceed to advanced techniques, such as sliding, jumps, wheelies, hill-climbing, and more. It’s the perfect riding coach. Paperback 176pp 8.25 x 10.6” 316 color photos #194786 $27.99

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An Age of Superheroes BESTSELLER Mat Oxley & Valentino Rossi

Motorcyle racing’s age of superheroes, 1988-93, was the zenith of two-stroke Grand Prix racing, when macho colonials slugged it out on evil two-strokes capable of 200mph.

Hardcover 240pp 9 x 11” 220 color photos #192420 $52.95

Cafe Racers of the 1970s Mick Walker

Famed motorcycle author Mick Walker graphically recreates the era of the cafe racers, explaining the history and technical features of the machines and describing the men who made and rode them.

Paperback 96pp 7.5 x 10.25” 115 b/w photos #200103 $19.95

Superbike 2011/2012 The Official Book BESTSELLER Claudio Porrozzi

This book recounts the new world championship race-by-race, in particular through the spectacular pictures taken by Fabrizio Porrozzi, with precise text by his brother Claudio.

Hardcover 192pp 9.5 x 10.5” 270 color photos #196277 $44.95

Performance Riding Techniques Andy Ibbott & Keith Code

From starting and accelerating to braking, cornering, overtaking and even crashing, this book combines expert guidance from an experienced coach with advice and anecdotes from top riders.

Hardcover 184pp 8.2 x 10.6” 244 color photos #150072 $34.95

Race Tech’s Motorcycle Suspension Bible BESTSELLER Paul Thede & Lee Parks

Based on Paul Thede’s wildly popular Race Tech Suspension Seminars, this step-by-step guide shows anyone how to make their bike, or their kid’s, handle like a pro’s.

Paperback 256pp 8.25 x 10.6” 534 color photos #144400 $34.99

Four-Stroke Motocross and Off-Road Performance Handbook BESTSELLER Eric Gorr & Kevin Cameron

This thorough how-to manual helps the off-road motorcycle enthusiast get the most out of their machines. It covers everything from basic maintenance to performance modifications.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 308 color photos #149838 $24.99

Dirt Riding Skills for Dual Sport and Adventure Riders Carl Adams

Scripted, directed, and narrated by Carl Adams, this video teaches critical riding skills necessary for safe off-road travel.

DVD 5.3 x 7.5” 67 minutes run time #192501 $29.95

Off-Road Giants! BESTSELLER Andy Westlake

If you remember off-road stars like the Rickman brothers’ Vic Eastwood, Lew Coffin, and John Avery, then this is a must-have book for your collection.

Hardcover 128pp 8 x 10” 115 color photos #194230 $39.95

Valentino Rossi BESTSELLER Mat Oxley

This is the new fourth edition of a fabulous visual study capturing the larger-than-life character of Valentino Rossi compiled by one of the best bike racing journalists in the business.

Hardcover 224pp 9 x 11” 325 color & 9 b/w photos #199752 $39.95

Jorge Lorenzo BESTSELLER Matt Roberts & Jorge Lorenzo

Jorge Lorenzo—in collaboration with Matt Roberts—gathers together a wealth of photographs showing every aspect of his life in motorcycle racing and accompanies them with a sharp commentary.

Hardcover 240pp 8.25 x 10.5” 367 color photos #199740 $39.95 • 1-800-458-0454 43

Modern Motorcycle Technology Massimo Clarke

This step-by-step guide offers motorcyclists an up-to-the-minute technical overview and explanation for all the major mechanical and electrical systems comprising their motorcycle.

Flexibound 240pp 5 x 8.5” 300 color photos, 65 diagrams #149644 $24.99

How to Tune and Modify Motorcycle Engine Management Systems BESTSELLER Tracy Martin

From electronic ignition to electronic fuel injection, slipper clutches to traction control, this book addresses motorcycle engine-control systems to help you get the most out of today’s bikes.

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 268 color photos & 23 photos #149691 $29.99

How to Restore Your Motorcycle BESTSELLER Mark Zimmerman & Jeff Hackett

This guide walks the reader through the process of tearing down an old motorcycle and building it back up again. This revised edition adds color photography throughout.

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 252 color & 88 b/w photos #147251 $29.99

How to Repair Your Motorcycle BESTSELLER Charles Everitt

This book puts the basics of motorcycle repair and upkeep within every owners grasp with clear, easy-to-follow instructions and 50 do-ityourself projects.

Paperback 192pp 8.25 x 10.6” 221 color photos, 42 diagrams #144399 $21.95

How to Paint Your Motorcycle JoAnn Bortles

Bortles covers everything from basic prep work to advanced finishing techniques with techniques and processes that can be used on any type of motorcycle.

Paperback 128pp 8.25 x 10.6” photos throughout #139431 $25.95

How to Custom Paint Your Motorcycle JoAnn Bortles

Detailed, step-by-step, full-color instructions show how to do a variety of custom projects, from standard to evil skull flames, pinups, and pinstriping to a number of finish techniques as well.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 140 color photos #138639 $25.95

The Comprehensive Vintage Motorcycle Price Guide 2011/2012 Edition Vintage Japanese & European Motorcycle Club

Designed by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, this annual price guide includes comprehensive data for dozens of brands from the U.S. and around the world, and covers all models for the years 1901 through 1996.

Paperback 222pp 4 x 7” no photos #193759 $15.95

Caring for Your Scooter BESTSELLER Trevor Fry

This book is aimed at the rider who wants to do his or her own basic scooter maintenance and servicing without the need for in-depth mechanical knowledge, or a technical manual.

Paperback 80pp 5.8 x 8.3” 100+ color photos #196236 $19.95

How to Restore Classic Large Frame Vespa Scooters NEW Mark Paxton

With its clear and concise text aided by extensively captioned full color photographs, this practical book guides the DIY enthusiast through all the stages of restoring a classic 2-stroke Vespa.

Paperback 160pp 8 x 10.5” 876 color photos #200079 $49.95

Twist and Go Scooters Bob Henderson

This guide has clear instructions and hundreds of photographs that show each step for repairing and maintaining a twist and go scooter.

Paperback 328pp 8.5 x 11” 700 photos #200583 $36.45

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Tips and Tricks for the Backyard Garage Mechanic Cycle Source This is the basic bible that at-home builders need to build and modify their own motorcycles. Readers will learn everything from the basic workplace and tool set to working with steel, welding steel, choosing a “donor bike” as the foundation, creating a plan, sheet metal fabrication, upholstery, wiring and more. Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 10.75” 450 color photos #200070 $24.95

The Vintage Motorcyclists’ Workshop NEW Radco First published in 1986, this book has become a classic and has been reissued to meet popular demand. The stepby-step guide is aimed at the amateur, who is encouraged to attempt almost every aspect of restoration himself and is packed with detailed practical information and illustrations compiled by a highly respected motorcycle restorer. Hardcover 256pp 8.2 x 10.6” 280 b/w photos #112321 $40.00

The Essential Guide to Preparing a Bike for the Journey of a Lifetime Robert Wicks This extensively illustrated practical book provides in-depth coverage on preparing an adventure motorcycle for the journey of a lifetime. Hardcover 176pp 8.25 x 10.5” 300 color photos #192435 $34.95

How to Repair Your Scooter NEW James Manning Michels & Randy Johnson Each chapter of this guide begins with a simple explanation of how the scooter’s subsystem works and what its strengths and weaknesses are. The chapter then takes the reader through a series of common maintenance projects, each illustrated with step-by-step photography with captions. Content covers two- and four-stroke scooters and is relevant for machines from all markets. Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 398 color photos #149833 $24.99 • 1-800-458-0454 45


Building the Ultimate Adventure Motorcycle

Motorcycle Repair

Custom Bike Building Basics


How to Rebuild and Restore Classic Harley-Davidson Big Twins 1936-1964 NEW Rick Schunk This book serves to guide owners through the process of rebuilding and restoring Harley-Davidson Big Twins. Beginning with a practical section on understanding, choosing, and purchasing a classic Harley, this book focuses on the nuts and bolts of classic Harley ownership. Paperback 272pp 8.25 x 10.6” 669 color photos #194921 $39.99

Art of the Harley-Davidson® Motorcycle BESTSELLER David Blattel & Dain Gingerelli Photographer David Blattel pulls together the best of his Harley-Davidson portraiture—over 100 stunning machines—resulting in a breathtaking review of HarleyDavidson’s greatest hits from the early 1900s to today. Harley-Davidson expert Dain Gingerelli puts each machine in historical and technical context with informed profiles. Hardcover 192pp 12.25 x 10” 143 color & 11 b/w photos #193491 $40.00 Official Licensed Product

Harley-Davidson® Museum Masterpieces BESTSELLER


Dain Gingerelli & Randy Leffingwell This lushly illustrated book tells the story of HarleyDavidson through the incredible motorcycles it builds. Portrait-quality photography taken by expert lenseman Randy Leffingwell reveals the remarkable journey of America’s motorcycle company, from its humble beginnings through its nearly century-long dominance of an entire industry. Paperback 240pp 6.5 x 8.25” 236 color photos #149687 $19.99

Official Licensed Product

The Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Archive Collection BESTSELLER Randy Leffingwell, Darwin Holmstrom & Bill Davidson

Official Licensed Product

Showcasing a century of bikes that shaped motorcycle history, this book brings history to gleaming life in page after page of motorcycles beyond compare, giving motorcycle enthusiasts an opportunity to pore over the bikes in Harley-Davidson’s collection, and to linger over every detail that made Harley-Davidson such an icon of American open-road power and performance. Flexibound 408pp 10.1 x 8.9” 600 color & 50 b/w photos #149885 $30.00

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Harley-Davidson Buyer’s Guide BESTSELLER 1984-2011

Peter Gantriis, Dain Gingerelli, Doug Mitchel & Greg Field

This book is a practical guide to purchasing the most common Harleys on the used-bike market, providing everything a reader needs to know to purchase a Harley-Davidson Big Twin motorcycle.

Paperback 176pp 8.25 x 9” 107 color photos #149690 $26.99

Harley-Davidson BESTSELLER Allan Girdler

Harley expert Allen Girdler and top photographer Jeff Hackett join skills to bring you a fast, fun and cool-looking history of Milwaukee’s finest.

Paperback 80pp 8.25 x 9” photos throughout #140266 $9.95

Harley-Davidson Big Twins BESTSELLER Peter Henshaw

This book aims at being a straightforward, practical guide to buying a used Harley-Davidson.

Paperback 64pp 5.5 x 7.7” 100 color photos #194227 $19.95

BMW Motorcycles BESTSELLER Darwin Holmstrom & Brian J. Nelson

This brilliantly photographed book is an expanded and updated edition of a popular Motorbooks title chronicling the history of this famous brand.

Paperback 192pp 9 x 9” 70 color photos #149557 $24.99

BMW R100RS Bill Stermer

This timeless book is the engaging story of where this legendary motorcycle came from, what it was like to ride, and what it meant to motorcycling, told well and with luscious full-color photographs.

Flexibound 80pp 8.25 x 9” 100+ color photos #200228 $17.95

BMW Custom Motorcycles Uli Cloesen

This book, the first of its kind solely devoted to the BMW custom bike scene, proves that customizing a BMW motorcyle does work.

Hardcover 128pp 10 x 10” 270 color photos #194231 $39.95

Ducati 916 & 996 R.M. Clarke

This book includes road and comparison tests for various 916 models, a technical report and a buying guide that gives a comprehensive appreciation of this wonderful Italian motorcycle.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 11” 300 b/w photos #200058 $36.95

The Ducati Monster Bible BESTSELLER Ian Falloon

This book provides a guide through the maze of Monsters produced since 1992, when Ducati introduced the 900 Monster and created a new niche market.

Hardcover 160pp 10 x 10” 150 color photos #194221 $59.95

The Ducati Story, 5th Edition BESTSELLER Ian Falloon

The original and the best, this book has comprehensive coverage of the Ducati with nearly 250 color photographs and fact-packed text.

Hardcover 288pp 8.25 x 10.6” 245 color & 7 b/w photos #193963 $39.95

Hinckley Triumphs David Clarke

This history covers the building of the new Triumph factory in the 1990s; design, development and manufacture of the new range of bikes, and Triumph’s participation in racing.

Hardcover 192pp 8.4 x 10.2” 200 color photographs #200568 $39.95 • 1-800-458-0454 47

Triumph Bonneville BESTSELLER James Mann & Mick Duckworth

This elegant, picture-lavish book, featuring Bonnevilles specially photographed in a studio setting, pays tribute by showing all the classic models in exquisite photographic detail.

Hardcover 256pp 9 x 11” 300 color photos #193957 $49.95

Triumph Pre-Unit Twins NEW Matthew Vale

This guide looks at the history and development of Triumph Pre-Unit Twins, and describes the various models that make up the range. It gives a detailed technical analysis of each model.

Hardcover 192pp 8.4 x 10.2” 200 color & b/w photos #200565 $39.95

The Book of the Classic MV Agusta Fours Ian Falloon

MV Agusta’s classic four-cylinder dominated Grand Prix racing for a decade from 1956. The magnificent engine was always at the heart of the MV Agusta.

Hardcover 192pp 10 x 10” 225 color photos #194224 $100.00

The Kawasaki Triples Bible Alastair Walker

The Kawasaki Triples Bible covers the entire production of three cylinder two-strokes from 1967 to 1980, featuring a year by year breakdown of bike specs.

Hardcover 150pp 8 x 10” 150 color & b/w photos #192340 $59.95

The Iron Redskin BESTSELLER Harry V. Sucher

This is the story of the most loved of American motorcycles. It is a vast, yet it is one of the most readable and interesting motorcycle histories ever to be published.

Hardcover 304pp 8.25 x 10.5” 24 color & 210 b/w photos #146621 $52.95

Honda ATVs NEW Editors of Haynes Manuals

Complete coverage for your Honda Foreman 400 (1995-2003), Foreman 450 (1998-2004), and Rubicon 500 (2001-2007).

Paperback 208pp 8.5 x 11” photos throughout #211261 $45.45

The Little Book of Trikes Adam Quellin

The selection of motor trikes is as diverse as the people who ride them, and this book illustrates the vast range of machines available.

Paperback 96pp 5.5 x 5.5” 86 color photos #196248 $9.95

Maximum Control BESTSELLER Pat Hahn

With clear information on differences in equipment—brakes, engine, drive system, even tires—this expert, accessible guide provides everything you need to know to handle your bike like a pro.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 52 b/w photos #147229 $24.99

Four-Wheeler’s Bible Jim Allen

This new edition includes all the basics for getting the most out of your four-wheeler, along with updates on new vehicles, projects, events, and opportunities.

Paperback 256pp 8.25 x 10.6” 421 color & 9 b/w photos #145815 $29.99

The Karting Manual BESTSELLER Joao Diniz Sanches

Now in its second edition, this comprehensive practical book covers all the fundamentals of kart racing, catering for the complete novice yet sufficiently detailed to benefit those racing at club level.

Hardcover 176pp 8.25 x 10.5” 225 color & 25 b/w photos #196352 $29.95

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The Complete History From 1946 Giorgio Sarti Sixty-five years after its birth, the Vespa, of which over 17 million have been produced, has affirmed itself throughout the world. This book covers the fascinating epic of the Vespa, from its debut to the present day, through hundreds of pictures and invaluable documents of its various epochs. Hardcover 436pp 9.5 x 10” 300+ color & b/w photos #196275 $64.95

Motorcyclist’s Legal Handbook BESTSELLER How to Handle Legal Situations from the Mundane to the Insane



Pat Hahn While motorcycle magazines frequently publish articles addressing various aspects of the legal issues with which a rider must contend, there has never been a one-stop source that contains all of this information until now. Motorcyclist’s Legal Handbook collects all the information a rider needs to know in one comprehensive volume. Paperback 240pp 5.5 x 8.5” 62 color photos #149866 $21.99

365 Motorcycles You Must Ride BESTSELLER Dain Gingerelli, James Manning Michels & Charles Everitt

MV Agusta F4 BESTSELLER The World’s Most Beautiful Bike Otto Grizzi After 20 years of oblivion, the legendary marque makes its comeback with this 4-cylinder in line front gear masterpiece, the classic “architecture” of the glorious Italian school. Those in the know have no doubts: the “most beautiful motorcycle in the world” is still the MV Agusta F4. Hardcover 240pp 9.5 x 10.5” 500+ color & b/w photos #192478 $79.95 • 1-800-458-0454 49


Your opinions might differ, but you wouldn’t want to miss out on the bikes identified here as rides-of-alifetime. These 365 must-ride motorcycles range from classic gaslight-era bikes, racers, and modern sportbikes to oddities that have to be ridden to be understood (or believed). Paperback 320pp 6.5 x 8.25” 259 color & 155 b/w photos #144605 $21.99

Commercial Vehicles

Evolution of Cab-OverEngine Trucks Norm Mort American COE (Cab Over Engine) designs began to appear as a way to maximize loads and abide by individual U.S. state length regulations. All the major truck manufacturers are featured along with the many models offered throughout the decades into the 1970s, as well as a brief look at the COE models offered through the 1980s to today. Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” 150 color & 150 b/w photos #193743 $34.95

Carved-Panel Hearses BESTSELLER

An Illustrated History 1933-1948 Walter M.P. McCall & Thomas A. McPherson In 1933 the Sayers & Scovill Co. of Cincinnati, Ohio, and The Eureka Co. of Rock Falls, Illinois, introduced a daring new departure in funeral car design. This stunning, semistreamlined new hearse design featured richly-carved imitation drapery panels—complete with folds, fringes, tassels and tieback cords—on the sides and rear of the car. Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 30 color & 140 b/w photos #193750 $39.95

Lost Truck Legends NEW An Illustrated History of Unique, Small-Scale Truck Builders

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Robert Gabrick Here you go truck fans, a book just for you! Featuring small-scale independent truck manufacturers, this book offers a selection of trucks no longer manufactured, but that in their time had a solid reputation. Detailed histories along with vintage photographs hark back to a different era of these gone-but-not-forgotten, yet still-today-admired orphan trucks. Hardcover 128pp 8.5 x 11” 30 color & 120 b/w photos #200810 $34.95

Crown Coach Corp. BESTSELLER School Buses, Fire Trucks and Custom Coaches Louk Markham This informative story of Crown’s various endeavors from 1900s horse-drawn wagons through early 1990s alternative fueled buses is chronicled here and highlighted with vintage photographs and factory memorabilia including advertising items, coach emblems, and production statistics. Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 40 color & 150 b/w photos #193744 $34.95

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Kenworth Trucks of the 1950s Ron Adams

See the huge variety of Kenworths moving goods to Americans at the start of boom times.

Paperback 128pp 10.25 x 8.5” 30 color & 95 b/w photos #196310 $34.95

Semi Trucks of the 1960s BESTSELLER Ron Adams

Gear up for this outstanding selection of 1960s semi-truck photos by Ron Adams. Captions include detailed information about the trucks, trailers, and hauling configurations.

Paperback 160pp 8.5 x 11” 32 color & 276 b/w photos #210279 $36.95

American Trucks of the 1960s Norm Mort

This highly visual study covers the U.S. and Canadian truck manufacturers that built trucks in North America in the 1960s.

Paperback 96pp 8 x 7.5” 120 color & b/w photos #181033 $29.95

Peterbilt Trucks of the 1960s Ron Adams

At the height of their popularity, Peterbilts are portrayed through large format photographs taken at the time when these heavy haulers were put to work.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 10.25” 50 color & 80 b/w photos #193747 $32.95

White-Freightliner Trucks of the 1960s BESTSELLER Ron Adams

As you look at the photos in this book, you will see just a few of the many different customers and hauling jobs White Freightliner trucks did at the height of their popularity.

Paperback 128pp 10.3 x 8.5” 50 color & 70 b/w photos #192454 $32.95

Sterling Trucks Photo Archive Robert Gabrick

This photo archive chronicles this unique truck through large-format archival photographs and detailed captions.

Paperback 128pp 10.25 x 8.5” 30 color & 120 b/ photos #181112 $19.95

Motorcoach Milestones Robert L. Smith

The Museum of Bus Transportation presents this special book about the buses that made a difference, from the first Mack bus in America to the various innovative designs that defined the modern bus.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 150 color & 350 b/w photos #181111 $34.95

Old Look Buses BESTSELLER William A. Luke & Linda L. Metler

Through vintage color and black and white pictures, William A. Luke portrays not only the various buses in his latest book, but also history about bus companies. A list of buses built is also included.

Paperback 112pp 8.5 x 11” 70 color & 70 b/w photos #181107 $34.95

Routemaster Bus BESTSELLER Andrew Morgan

This book provides a unique perspective on owning, restoring and operating a Routemaster, as well as an insight into the design, development and anatomy of this remarkably resilient machine.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.5” 150 color & 75 b/w photos #196367 $29.95

British Buses 1946-1975 James Taylor

In this book, the author gives a brief history of each bus manufacturer and then provides individual coverage of the models produced, using original material from brochures and advertisement.

Hardcover 192pp 8.25 x 10.5” 400 color & b/w photos #196328 $59.95 • 1-800-458-0454 51

Ford Fire Trucks BESTSELLER Kent Parrish

This book serves as a pictorial history of the role Ford chassis have played in the evolution of fire apparatus.

Paperback 144pp 8.5 x 11” 150 color & 200 b/w photos #181105 $34.95

Oren Fire Apparatus Photo Archive Thomas L. Herman

Finally, a book that pays tribute to these magnificently crafted rigs with photographs carefully selected by noted historian Thomas L. Herman.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 10.25” 30 color & 110 b/w photos #181106 $19.95

City Service Hook & Ladder Trucks and Quads BESTSELLER Walter M.P. McCall

This book is a photographic tribute to these fondly-remembered hook and ladder trucks and quads built during the golden age of American motor fire apparatus.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 30 color & 200 b/w photos #192458 $32.95

Fire Trucks of the 1950s BESTSELLER Walter M.P. McCall

From conventional Fords to the custom rigs of fire apparatus manufacturers, all the most popular, unique, and industry-changing designs are featured in this tribute to the fire trucks of the Fifties!

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 80 color & 220 b/w photos #196314 $29.95

Roadbuilding Construction Equipment at Work Edgar A. Browning

This photo essay details the construction of the original Interstate Highway System in Vermont’s picturesque and largely rural mountainous region through the late 1950s to late ‘70s.

Paperback 126pp 8.5 x 11” 250 b/w photos #193746 $36.95

Bucyrus Drills BESTSELLER David M. Lang, P.E.

This book recounts the history of drilling, early manufacturers of drilling equipment, the emergence of drilling methods, rigs, drill bits, and the role of Bucyrus in furthering the science and art of drilling.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 50 color & 150 b/w photos #181114 $34.95

Modern Earthmoving Machines BESTSELLER Keith Haddock

Modern Earthmoving Machines showcases today’s earthmoving equipment that mine our minerals, construct our highways, lay pipelines, dig basements, and show up to rescue people after disasters.

Paperback 128pp 9 x 9” 125 color photos #196315 $32.95

Coal Mining Equipment at Work Michael D. Davis

This books shows how these massive mining machines produced coal in western Kentucky from 1950 to 1980 through vintage and colorful photography.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 80 color & 80 b/w photos #193751 $34.95

Ships of the Great Lakes BESTSELLER Patrick D. Lapinski

This book shows how a huge variety of ships, a huge variety of jobs, and an even bigger cross section of people, all bring goods in or out through the Great Lakes.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 100 color & 150 b/w photos #193749 $34.95

America’s Postwar Luxury Liners BESTSELLER John A. Fostik

This book tells the fascinating story of America’s postwar luxury passenger liners using period photographs, advertisements, menus, post cards and other memorabilia.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 40 color & 160 b/w photos #196312 $34.95

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BESTSELLER Guy Kudlemeyer & Wayne Henderson From the first Mom-and-Pop stops, to the truck stops built by oil companies, to today’s travel plazas and turnpike stations, this is the first in-depth history of America’s truck stops. The huge variety of truck stops across America are well documented through vintage photographs, as well as vintage advertising and other memorabilia. Paperback 160pp 8.5 x 11” 100 color & 200 b/w photos #196311 $34.95

Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Fire Engine Manufacturers BESTSELLER Walter M.P. McCall From Abbott & Downing to Zwak, this comprehensive volume combines company histories, innovations and hundreds of photographs to present the story of American fire engine manufacturing. It compiles a comprehensive list of the known players that operated as continuous fire apparatus manufacturing and sales enterprises. Paperback 304pp 8.5 x 11” 1,270 b/w photos #150023 $19.95

Haulpak and Lectra Haul The World’s Greatest Off-Highway Earthmoving Trucks Eric C. Orlemann In quarries and mines around the world, Haulpak and Lectra Haul off-highway haulers are legendary. Construction equipment author Eric Orlemann honors these off-highway haulers that carried these names, both past and present, with historic and modern photography, much of it never seen in published form before. Paperback 160pp 8.5 x 11” 60 color & 220 b/w photos #196317 $39.95

The Royal Yacht Britannia NEW Inside the Queen’s Floating Palace Brian Hoey Now a superb visitor attraction in Edinburgh, the Royal Yacht Britannia, The Queen’s ‘floating palace’, criss-crossed the world seven times during her 43 years of service. In this updated Diamond Jubilee edition, compiled with the co-operation of her officers and crew, Royal biographer Brian Hoey tells the full story of Britannia from 1951 to the present day. Hardcover 200pp 9 x 11” 188 color photos #210907 $39.95 • 1-800-458-0454 53



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John Deere Tractor Legacy BESTSELLER

The Complete Illustrated History from Tractors & Machinery to Deere’s Role in Farm Life, 1837 to Today Don Macmillian & Charles Velie James This comprehensive history of the man, his company, and his legacy includes a biography of John Deere, plus excerpts from the writings of Deere engineers and historians, such as Wayne Broehl, Harold Brock, and Orrin Miller. Images are from the Deere archives, as well as noted tractor photographer Ralph W. Sanders. Paperback 256pp 9 x 12” 600 color & 75 b/w photos #149892 $24.99

Legendary Farmall Tractors BESTSELLER

A Photographic History Lee Klancher & Randy Leffingwell This big book features five-hundred photographs of Farmall tractors, from that first experimental model introduced in 1924, through the classic lineup of International Harvester models that bore the Farmall name, to the last one to roll off the assembly line (the landmark five-millionth tractor produced at the Farmall plant in Illinois). Hardcover 192pp 8.5 x 11” 460 color photos #145819 $25.00

Fiat Tractors BESTSELLER From 1919 to the Present

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William Dozza & Massimo Misley This book uses original photographic documentation to illustrate the origins and development of the company’s agricultural products, tackling the technical and human aspects of a story that has seen the introduction of over 500 models since 1918. This updated edition includes all the New Holland new series presented from 2008 up to 2011. Hardcover 240pp 8.6 x 11.8” 300+ color & b/w photos #200167 $59.95

Farm Tractors BESTSELLER The History of the Tractor Robert N. Pripps & Andrew Morland Here is the complete illustrated history of the farm tractor, from the steamers of the 1850s to the current monstrous machines. Whether you’re someone who has farmed or someone simply with a love of the land, this book will give you a new perspective on the enormous influence of the tractor upon the American farm and culture. Hardcover 256pp 9.25 x 12.25” 477 color & 62 b/w photos #149995 $19.99

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My First Tractor BESTSELLER Jerry Apps

Here are 25 stories from notable rural authors relating fond or notso-fond memories of their first tractors.

Hardcover 256pp 6 x 9” 79 b/w photos #149598 $17.99

The Farm Tractor BESTSELLER Ralph W. Sanders & Bob Feller

At last in paperback, here is the biggest, best, and most complete history of classic farm tractors. All North American models make their appearance.

Paperback 384pp 7.8 x 9” 450 color & 50 b/w photos #145846 $27.99

John Deere New Generation and Generation II Tractors John Dietz

This book examines these Big Green machines in detail, with archival and current photography of restored tractors, a thorough historical text, and details of model specifications.

Hardcover 128pp 8.75 x 11.25” 115 color & 16 b/w photos #145848 $25.00

The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors BESTSELLER Don Macmillan, Randy Leffingwell, Andrew Morland & Harold L. Brock

The Bigger Book of John Deere Tractors is a model-by-model encyclopedia of John Deere tractors from their first appearance in 1892 to the 2009 models.

Hardcover 288pp 9 x 12” 580 color & 24 b/w photos #147212 $40.00

John Deere Two-Cylinder Tractor Encyclopedia Don Macmillan & Wayne G. Broehl Jr.

Compiled by the historian chosen by Deere & Company to write its story, this encyclopedia unfolds the full model-by-model history of the world’s most popular tractor.

Hardcover 256pp 9 x 12” 400 color & 100 b/w Photos #144384 $39.95

The Art of the John Deere Tractor BESTSELLER Lee Klancher

John Deere’s most famous and fascinating machines are presented as they’ve never been presented before: in a studio, photographed against plain seamless backdrops.

Hardcover 192pp 11.1 x 9.5” 237 color photos #149796 $35.00

Ferguson TE-20 Tractor BESTSELLER Pat Ware

The Ferguson TE-20 is the most iconic of all tractors—the small, unobtrusive grey tractor which many people will recognize.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 150 color & 150 b/w photos #193987 $32.95

Amazing Tractor Facts & Trivia Peter Henshaw

Plow through the history of tractors, its heroes, villians and major breakthroughs, and discover technical tidbits from the world of modern—and not so modern—machinery.

Hardcover 192pp 5.75 x 7.75” photos throughout #179962 $12.99

The Big Book of Ford Tractors BESTSELLER Harold L. Brock, Robert N. Pripps & Andrew Morland

This encyclopedia provides the most detailed and complete account ever given of Ford tractors, from the earliest Fordsons to the FordFergusons, the Ford N Series, and the Ford “world” tractors.

Paperback 192pp 9 x 12” 316 color & 63 b/w photos #145775 $25.99

The Big Book of Farmall Tractors BESTSELLER Robert N. Pripps & Andrew Morland

This is the ultimate book on International Harvester Farmall tractors, one of the most popular, revolutionary, and common of all tractors.

Paperback 208pp 9 x 12” 300 color & 50 b/w photos #145847 $25.99 • 1-800-458-0454 55

Vintage Diesel Power BESTSELLER Brian Solomon

This formative period of diesel locomotive evolution is examined with the help of more than 250 modern and period photos depicting passenger, freight, and switching locomotives.

Paperback 192pp 6.5 x 8.25” 225 color & 50 b/w photos #149608 $19.99

Steam Power BESTSELLER Brian Solomon

The book offers a pictorial history of the evolution of steam power from the early nineteenth century to the demise of steam power after World War II.

Paperback 192pp 6.5 x 8.25” 239 color & 5 b/w photos #145623 $17.99

Alco Locomotives BESTSELLER Brian Solomon

This is the first book to tell the full story of the American Locomotive Company, central to American railroad history—and beloved by rail fans for its rich heritage and its underdog appeal.

Hardcover 176pp 10.8 x 9.25” 94 color & 71 b/w photos #145625 $40.00

Baldwin Locomotives BESTSELLER Brian Solomon

This history of Baldwin is illustrated with a large selection of rare, superb builder’s photos and other publicity images from the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

Hardcover 160pp 10.8 x 9.25” 29 color & 117 b/w photos #147134 $40.00

Smoke, Steam & Light John Austin

This book gathers together artist John Austin’s 100 best pictures of steam trains along with his biography.

Hardcover 112pp 12.5 x 11” 120 color & 50 b/w photos #193981 $65.00

Coal Trains BESTSELLER Brian Solomon & Patrick Yough

In this authoritative book spanning from the mid-nineteenth century to present, Brian Solomon explores the railroads and hardware that have transported the fossil fuels that made America work.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 125 color & 47 b/w photos #145651 $37.00

Caboose BESTSELLER Brian Solomon

Bobber, cupola, bay window, and transfer cabooses are shown at work across the United States, in the process presenting the grand geographic scope of North American railroading.

Paperback 192pp 6.5 x 8.25” 209 color & 43 b/w photos #149789 $19.99

Chicago & North Western Railway Tom Murray

This is an entertaining and informative history of an iconic Midwestern railroad—a narrative that covers the 1850s to the 1990s and takes in steam and diesel power, and freight and passenger operations.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 101 color & 53 b/w photos #143023 $36.95

Norfolk Southern Railway BESTSELLER Richard C. Borkowski, Jr.

This illustrated history tells how Norfolk Southern came to be what it is today, from the merger of two of American railroadings most legendary roads.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 100 color & 50 b/w photos #145483 $36.95

American Passenger Train Equipment BESTSELLER Patrick C. Dorin

Photos, drawings and detailed captions document the huge variety of passenger cars in operations from the 1940s into the days of Amtrak.

Paperback 128pp 8.5 x 11” 100 color & 100 b/w photos #192453 $34.95

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North American Locomotives NEW

A Railroad-by-Railroad Photohistory Brian Solomon Spanning more than one-and-a-half centuries, this treasure trove examines the steam, diesel, and electric locomotives that have have kept North American commerce on the rails since the middle of the nineteenth centuty. Prolific rail author Brian Solomon takes an encyclopedic approach and describes every major type. Hardcover 288pp 10.25 x 12.25” 254 color & 161 b/w photos #200247 $50.00

The Cars of Pullman BESTSELLER Joe Welsh, Bill Howes & Kevin J. Holland This illustrated history examines Pullman’s diverse fleet, from its spectacular custom-built wooden cars of the nineteenth century to steel heavyweight cars in the prewar years and on into the lightweight streamlined era. Included are period photos, many in rare color, as well as car diagrams and ads that help trace the evolution of the Pullman fleet. Hardcover 176pp 8.25 x 10.6” 146 color & 67 b/w photos #147133 $40.00

Electro-Motive E-Units and F-Units BESTSELLER The Illustrated History of North America’s Favorite Locomotives Brian Solomon

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This illustrated companion to Voyageur Press’ Alco Locomotives and Baldwin Locomotives is the most comprehensive history of the most recognizable locomotives ever built. Beginning with 1937 debut of the fast and powerful E-Units designed for long-haul passenger service, it features an array of archival imagery while explaining the impact the locomotives. Hardcover 160pp 11.1 x 9.5” 113 color & 31 b/w photos #149921 $45.00

Modern Diesel Power BESTSELLER Brian Solomon This collection of more than 200 photos features the most significant of the high-horsepower diesels, from EMD SDs and GPs to GE Dash 9s and the “green” initiative Evolution, at work across the United States and Canada. The photography is accompanied by detailed captions discussing development, function, history, and locations depicted. Paperback 192pp 6.5 x 8.25” 254 color & 4 b/w photos #149790 $19.99 • 1-800-458-0454



North American Railroads NEW

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Brian Solomon This richly illustrated encyclopedia of classic and contemporary American railroads features concise histories of 101 U.S. and Canadian railroads past and present. Illustrated with period and modern photography, evocative print ads, and system maps, each profile is also accompanied by fact boxes offering details on the railroads’ geographic scope, hardware, and operations. Hardcover 320pp 9.5 x 11.1” 325 color & 114 b/w photos #193429 $40.00

Chicago Postwar Passenger and Commuter Trains BESTSELLER John Kelly This beautifully illustrated book captures the spirit and challenges of the post-World War II era, as streamlined passenger trains arrived and departed from Chicago’s six celebrated stations during the pinnacle years of intercity train service. Vintage and color photography, terminal and commuter maps, train brochures, postcards and tickets are featured. Paperback 128pp 10.25 x 8.5” 40 color & 80 b/w photos #196316 $34.95

Railroads Across North America NEW An Illustrated History


Claude Wiatrowski In this lavish celebration of the glory and grandeur that are the great North American railroads, author Claude Wiatrowski examines the development of the industry with nearly 90 features covering more than three dozen railroads past and present, as well as dozens more subjects, including railroads in film and music, specialty railroads, life and travel on the rails, and much more. Hardcover 256pp 9 x 12” photos throughout #211152 $19.99

Garden Railway Manual BESTSELLER

The Complete Step-By-Step Guide to Building and Running a NarrowGauge Garden Railway Richard Blizzard For a growing band of model railway enthusiasts, a garden railway is the ultimate challenge. Richard Blizzard’s inspirational book—which will appeal to experts and dreamers alike—explains every stage of the process, including the construction of a kit engine plus rolling stock, the groundwork of laying a track outside, the landscaping to make it blend in, and the building of structures to complete the realism. Hardcover 176pp 8.25 x 10.5” 400 color photos #192418 $32.95

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Railroad Signaling Brian Solomon

The otherwise-arcane world of railroad signaling is explained in concise language and brought to life with nearly 200 fantastic photographs that depict signaling history and modern operations.

Paperback 160pp 8.5 x 11” 125 color & 25 b/w photos #149727 $24.99

Railroad Freight Car Slogans & Heralds John Kelly

After WWII railroads began using slogans and images on their freight cars to create a public image of their company and to sell passenger and freight services.

Paperback 128pp 10.25 x 8.5” 60 color & 70 b/w photos #193745 $32.95

West Virginia Railroads Volume 3: Baltimore & Ohio Bob Withers

The many photos of the late steam and early diesel periods, coupled with maps and a summary history, make this a very interesting look at the B&O in the Mountain State.

Hardcover 128pp 8.5 x 11” b/w photos #200166 $29.95

West Virginia Railroads Volume 4: Virginian Railway Lloyd D. Lewis

This book uses photos, maps, track plans and tables that illustrate operations as well as full sections on electric operations, steam motive power, and data on each of its various branches in the coal fields.

Hardcover 128pp 8.75 x 11.25” 175 b/w photos #200557 $29.95

Rails Across Canada BESTSELLER Tom Murray

Few stories in the annals of railroading are as compelling as the construction, evolution, and astounding successes of the Canadian Pacific and Canadian National railways.

Flexibound 320pp 8.25 x 10.6” 210 color & 100 b/w photos #149881 $30.00

Rock Island Railroad BESTSELLER John Kelly

The popular Rock Island Railroad covered much of the central part of the country and was powered by the Rocket trains. Included are system map, timetables and travel brochures.

Paperback 128pp 10.3 x 8.5” 60 color & 110 b/w photos #192455 $32.95

The Big Book of Lionel BESTSELLER Robert Schleicher

Author and hobby veteran Bob Schleicher updates his classic onestop, hands-on treasury of practical advice for Lionel enthusiasts to include products such as FasTrack and Legacy.

Paperback 272pp 8.25 x 10.6” 297 color & 52 b/w photos #149872 $29.99

Creating Realistic Landscapes for Model Railways BESTSELLER Tony Hill

Skilled landscape modeler Tony Hill shows you, through step-bystep photo sequences and clear instructions, how you too can re-create a realistic landscape for your model railway.

Paperback 160pp 7.4 x 9.6” 395 color photos #193726 $34.95

Making Model Buildings for Garden Railways Peter Jones & Kes Jones

Learn how to make a variety of buildings, from churches to Tudor houses to locomotive sheds, using different materials and producing different finishes to suit each type of construction.

Hardcover 192pp 7.5 x 10” 400 color photos #200107 $39.95

Airbrushing for Railway Modellers George Dent

All of the necessary airbrushing techniques are described, along with a wealth of practical guidance and detailed advice on choosing a spraying set-up to match your own needs and budget.

Paperback 224pp 7.5 x 10” 496 color photos #200104 $34.95 • 1-800-458-0454 59

Wings of the Fleet: U.S. Navy & Marine Corps Aviation 1919-1941 NEW Peter Freeman

With scores of color illustrations, the book covers aircraft development, color schemes and markings, in a chronological format, presenting each aircraft type from its first entry into service.

Paperback 100pp 11.8 x 8.2” photos throughout #210998 $30.00

Grumman F-14 Tomcat BESTSELLER Dave Parsons, George Hall & Bob Lawson

This book is a grand remembrance of this great aircraft by those who flew it. Hundreds of pilots have included their favorite stories of the missions and planes that brought them home.

Paperback 200pp 12 x 9.3” 257 color photos #149861 $29.99

Why Planes Crash David Soucie & Ozzie Cheek

Airplane crashes might be rare, but they do happen, and they’re usually fatal. David Soucie insists that most of these deaths could be prevented.

Hardcover 240pp 6.4 x 9.3” photos throughout #210963 $24.95

Jet Engines Klaus Hunecke

This book is intended for those who wish to broaden their knowledge of jet engine technology. It covers turbojet, turboprop and turbofan designs and is applicable to civilian and military usage.

Hardcover 224pp 6 x 9” 180 b/w photos #191590 $34.95

NASA Space Shuttle BESTSELLER David Baker

David Baker describes the origin of the reusable launch vehicle concept during the 1960s, its evolution into a viable flying machine in the early 1970s, and its subsequent design, construction, and operation.

Hardcover 160pp 8.5 x 10.8” 200 color & 50 b/w photos #193313 $28.00

Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird NEW Steve Davies & Paul F. Crickmore

The co-authors are authorities on the Blackbird and give rare insights into the secret world of the SR-71, its genesis, construction and anatomy (including its use of stealth technology), and its operation.

Hardcover 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 260 color & 40 b/w photos #210895 $32.95

Douglas Propliners Rene Francillon

This in-depth study of the world’s first truly modern airliners is crammed with stunning photographs from the golden age of air travel, as well as detailed technical illustrations and color profiles.

Hardcover 360pp 9 x 11” 200 color & 200 b/w photos #200678 $54.95

Boeing 747 NEW Chris Wood

The centerpiece of this Haynes Manual is the 747-400. As well as being the bestselling model in the 747 family, there are more 400s currently in service than any other model of this mighty jumbo.

Hardcover 160pp 8.5 x 10.8” 250 color & 50 b/w photos #194819 $28.00

Airplane Flying Handbook 2nd Edition Federal Aviation Administration

The FAA’s Airplane Flying Handbook provides pilots, student pilots, instructors, and aviation specialists with information on every topic needed to qualify for and excel in the field of aviation.

Paperback 288pp 8.5 x 11” photos throughout #210956 $16.95

Instrument Procedures Handbook Federal Aviation Administration

Designed as a technical reference for instrument-rated pilots, this revised edition of the FAA’s Instrument Procedures Handbook contains the most current information on FAA regulations.

Paperback 296pp 8.6 x 11” photos throughout #210955 $19.95

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Jim Winchester This comprehensive guide to Cold War military aircraft features 121 of the greatest military aircraft in service between 1945 and 1985. Each aircraft is covered in detail with feature boxes outlining its development, technical specifications, performance data, and variants. Hardcover 400pp 12 x 9” 300+ color photos #210422 $19.99

B-52 Stratofortress NEW


Military Aircraft of the Cold War NEW

The Complete History of the World’s Longest Serving and Best Known Bomber Bill Yenne With photos and narrative, this book covers every aspect of the aircraft’s development, manufacture, and modification. These technical details set the stage for its military service, from the Cold War through the Gulf Wars and Afghanistan. Finally, the book ends with the constant upgrades that will keep the B-52 an integral part of U.S. airpower for decades to come. Hardcover 192pp 8.5 x 10.8” 140 color & 72 b/w photos #194858 $40.00

Stealth Fighter BESTSELLER A Year in the Life of an F-117 Pilot Lt. Col. William B. O’Connor, USAF (ret.)

British Aircraft Corporation BESTSELLER

A History Stephen Skinner In its short 17-year life, the British Aircraft Corporation built some of the most important aircraft and missiles of the 1960s, 1970s and beyond: its best-known products included the Jaguar and Tornado warplanes, Rapier missile and One-Eleven airliner. Most famously, the Anglo-French Concorde supersonic airliner came from the BAC stable. Hardcover 192pp 8.6 x 11” 244 color photos #200563 $39.95 • 1-800-458-0454 61

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Brad O’Connor flew the Nighthawk during the NATO bombing campaign over Kosovo in 1999. His firstperson experience puts the reader in the cockpit of this revolutionary combat aircraft. From his F-117 assignment through training, deployment, mission planning, and combat flights, O’Connor relates the day-to-day life of a pilot in the world’s first stealth fighter. Hardcover 424pp 6.25 x 9.25” 31 color & 12 b/w photos #193495 $30.00

Military History

The Star of Africa NEW The Story of Hans Marseille, the Rogue Luftwaffe Ace Who Dominated the WWII Skies Colin D. Heaton & Anne-Marie Lewis The Star of Africa is a biography of the dramatic life of German Luftwaffe Captain Hans-Joachim Marseille. Unlike other German fighter aces, Marseille is also a famous figure in the public imagination in the United States, where his rebellious nature, iconoclastic behavior, and early death have nourished his reputation just as greatly as his exceptional skill and chivalrous conduct as an adversary. Hardcover 240pp 5.75 x 8.75” 24 b/w photos #200332 $30.00

Normandy NEW A Graphic History of D-Day, The Allied Invasion of Hitler’s Fortress Europe Wayne Vansant Normandy depicts the planning and execution of Operation Overlord in 96 full-color pages. The initial paratrooper assault is shown, as is the storming of the five D-Day beaches. But the story does not end there. This book depicts the several subsequent key events in the Allied liberation of Europe. Paperback 104pp 6 x 9” 470 color & 2 b/w photos #200323 $19.99


Swashbucklers and Black Sheep NEW A Pictorial History of Marine Fighting Squadron 214 in World War II Bruce Gamble This is a comprehensive illustrated history of the squadron from its formation and first two combat tours on Guadalcanal as the Swashbucklers, which included their transition to the iconic gull-winged Corsair, to the arrival of their second commander, Pappy Boyington, after which they became the Black Sheep. It follows the squadron’s service through the current war on terror. Hardcover 216pp 11.25 x 9.8” 20 color & 199 b/w photos #194752 $40.00

U.S. Navy SEALs BESTSELLER Hans Halberstadt Today’s Navy SEALs have incredibly advanced mission capabilities compared to their predecessors, but the character and drive it takes to become a SEAL remain the same. This edition is updated and expanded to include activities and operations in Afghanistan as well as the Osama bin Laden mission, SEALs at war, counter-piracy ops, weapons and equipment. Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 180 color & 13 b/w photos #194857 $24.99

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Eighth Air Force Bomber Stories Ian McLachlan & Russell J. Zorn

Ian McLachlan and the late Russell J. Zorn present a compelling collection of more than 40 true-life accounts by US Eighth Air Force bomber crewmen flying from England during WWII.

Hardcover 224pp 6.66 x 9.18” 190 b/w photos #200681 $31.95

Me 262 Stormbird NEW Colin D. Heaton, Anne-Marie Lewis, Jorg Czypionka & Barrett Tillman

Told largely in the words of the German aces who flew it, this book provides the complete history of this remarkable airplane from the drawing boards to combat in the skies over the Third Reich.

Hardcover 336pp 5.75 x 8.75” 48 b/w photos #194769 $30.00

Mission to Tokyo NEW Robert F. Dorr

From Hell Hawks! author Bob Dorr, Mission to Tokyo takes the reader on a World War II strategic bombing mission from an airfield on the western Pacific island of Tinian to Tokyo and back.

Hardcover 336pp 6.25 x 9.25” 35 b/w photos #193454 $30.00

Mission to Berlin BESTSELLER Robert F. Dorr

Told largely in the veterans’ own words, this book covers all aspects of a long-range bombing mission including pilots, aircrew, groundcrew, and escort fighters that accompanied the heavy bombers.

Hardcover 336pp 6.25 x 9.25” 16 b/w photos #149766 $28.00

M4 Sherman Tank Owners’ Workshop Manual NEW Pat Ware

This manual covers the development of the Sherman, the vast array of variants, and the use of the hull and chassis for other purposes, in addition to production, anatomy, paintwork, and markings.

Hardcover 160pp 8.5 x 10.8” 250 color & 50 b/w photos #194820 $28.00

Boots on the Ground BESTSELLER Dick Camp

Boots on the Ground is a narrative account of the American war to free Afghanistan from al Qaeda and the Taliban.

Hardcover 320pp 6.25 x 9.25” 121 color & 6 b/w photos #193292 $30.00

The Complete Illustrated Manual of Handgun Skills BESTSELLER Robert Campbell

Robert Campbell, a former peace officer with over twenty years on the job, shares his wealth of experience in this heavily illustrated guide to handguns.

Paperback 256pp 6 x 9” 229 color photos #193348 $27.99


When America wants to display its might, the Commander in Chief will send in the Marines. With the creation of Marine Special Operations Command, chances are they are already there.

Paperback 160pp 8.25 x 10.6” 167 color & b/w photos #193312 $24.00

Last Man Standing Dick Camp

This richly detailed, deeply moving story is one of desperate combat in the face of almost certain failure, of valor among comrades joined against impossible odds.

Paperback 320pp 6 x 9” 105 b/w photos #193474 $18.99

The Pacific War William B. Hopkins

This is a fresh take on WW II in the Pacific that goes beyond the simple recounting of battles won and lost to synthesize the strategies, politics, and key players that shaped the conduct of the war.

Paperback 400pp 6 x 9” 61 b/w photos #149854 $22.99 • 1-800-458-0454 63

Books for Everyone

The gearhead isn’t the only person on your holiday shopping list who would enjoy a book this year. At you can find books for enthusiasts of any type. Our how-to draw and paint books are perfect for the budding artist. Books on needlework and crafting will provide inspiration for crafters. From cooking, home improvement and design to music, pets and sports, we have the perfect book for everyone on your list. Here are just a few examples. Visit today to see thousands more. The Route 66 Encyclopedia Jim Hinckley

With entries on Route 66 history, landmarks, personalities, and culture, this is the ultimate gift for the road traveler.

Hardcover 288pp 8.75 x 11.25” 361 color & 225 b/w photos #149648 $45.00

The Big Lebowski Jenny M. Jones

This illustrated history of the greatest cult film of all time will give any movie afficionado hours of pleasure.

Hardcover 216pp 9.5 x 11.1” 188 color & b/w photos #194801 $35.00

The Art of Drawing & Painting Portraits With instructions and step-by-step projects, this all-inclusive book covers everything about portraiture.

Paperback, 144pp 9 x 12” 144 illustrations #200284 $19.95

Knitting Hats & Mittens from Around the World Kari Cornell

Here are 34 patterns for hats, mittens and gloves from around the globe, examining styles and providing traditional patterns from several regions.

Hardcover 144pp 8.5 x 10” 136 color photos & charts #149942 $24.99

Alexander McQueen: Evolution Katherine Gleason

This is the story of the designer’s thirty-five runway shows and the genius behind them.

Hardcover 216pp 10.25 x 12.25” 185 color photos #200274 $35.00

Face to Face Scott Barnes

The top celebrity makeup artist provides techniques and inspiration for amazing new looks.

Hardcover 224pp 8 x 10” 250 color photos #195019 $24.99

365 Winter Warmer Slow Cooker Recipes Carol Hildebrand, Robert Hildebrand & Suzanne Bonet

These slow cooker recipes require only three ingredients, but they make some amazing—and simple—meals.

Paperback 352pp 7.5 x 9.2” #199868 $19.99

World’s Best Cocktails Tom Sandham

500 signature drinks from the world’s best bars and bartenders.

Hardcover 304pp 8.1 x 10.6” 300 color photos #199837 $28.00

Container Gardening for All Seasons Barbara Wise

A shopping list of materials and a helpful planting diagram for each of more than 100 container options.

Paperback 256pp 7.5 x 9.2” 242 color photos and diagrams #194744 $21.99

Black & Decker® Advanced Home Wiring Updated to comply with the latest codes, this is one of series of guides to home improvement.

Paperback 128pp 8.2 x 10.8” 355 color photos #194778 $18.99

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Motorbooks Winter Catalog 2012-13  

Here is our 2012-13 Winter Catalog, filled with transportation and racing books and more. There's even a section of military history books.