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1946-7-8 Reference Manual. Chevrolet Passenger Cars
Oshawa, Ontario: General Motors Products of Canada, Limited, no date (1948? 1949?),
Quarto. Colour illustrated textured card covers printed in red, green, and brown. Outer corners rounded, as issued. Small rubbed spots along spine; bit of soiling to page edges; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. An original publication, not a reproduction.
$50.00                          Book Number: 28274                          Order / Enquire

THE SUNBEAM MINX DE LUXE Series VI Owner's Handbook
Colventry, England: Rootes Service Division, no date (ca 1965-67),
Octavo, pp (76), stapled, in white printed card covers. Covers have light soiling and damp staining; glue stain inside front cover from something no longer present; sheet listing parts agents in the USA and Canada taped inside the rear cover; good clean and tight copy otherwise. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced, depending upon your location.
$18.50                          Book Number: 39014                          Order / Enquire

Auto mechanic's log book. Quarto, 8.5 x 11 inches, bound in wooden covers. Front cover has brass hinges and is hand lettered "PAOLI CAR SHOP LOG BOOK". Approximately 300-400 pages, lined paper, entries in ink. 19 Oct. 1932 - 5 May, 1935. Soiling to the first page, VG otherwise. Each entry gives the date, time, invoice number, and a brief description of the repair (s), but not the amount charged. I believe this was from Paoli, Pennsylvania. There are occasional references to Wilmington. Wilmington, Delaware is about 30 miles away. A unique and interesting artifact. Note: 2.5 kg parcel, extra postage will be required.
$125.00                          Book Number: 44615                          Order / Enquire

GUIDE TOURISTIQUE du Club des Automobilistes de Montreal / Touristic Road-Guide of the Montreal Automobilist Club
Montreal: The Club, 1938.
Octavo. pp 326, stapled, in orange card covers. Maps, ads, list of hotels, index. Title leaf pulling from staples a little bit; nick and very small chip to fore edge of front cover through page 8; spine very lightly sunned; else fine. Mostly Quebec, but a little bit of New England.
$40.00                          Book Number: 45357                          Order / Enquire

CADILLAC PARTICIPATION IN THE WORLD WAR. Illustrated with photographs from the battle fronts and at home...
Detroit: Cadillac Motor Car Company, 1919.
Large quarto, plain green cloth spine and green flocked paper-covered boards gilt lettered on front cover, yellow illustrated endpapers. pp (80). Light spots to spine; boards have some rubbing; short narrow scrape and ring mark on front cover; bit of wear to lower outer corners; VG tight and internally clean copy otherwise, no owner names.
$29.95                          Book Number: 47260                          Order / Enquire

BOLES, Paul Darcy
New York: Macmillan, 1953.
Black & red cloth, Yellowing to page edges, else fine. Dust jacket has rubbing at foot of spine and lower inner corner of front panel; short creased tears at top of front panel; rubbing at head of spine; VG otherwise. A first novel of professional continental automobile racing. Advance copy or review with sheet laid in.
$34.95                          Book Number: 41514                          Order / Enquire

GRANT, (Ethel Watts-Mumford and Richard Butler Glaenzer).
THE AUTO GUEST BOOK. Being the Maxims of Punjab the Railer, Ga Raja of the Pun-Job, Vice-Roysterer of Notsopoor. Rendered into the Vernacular and Highly Decorated by...
San Francisco: Paul Elder, 1905.
Square octavo, hardcover, rough natural linen cloth with blue pictorial label to front cover, illustrated endpapers, text printed on beige stock. [128] pp, unpaged. Illustrations in black & blue throughout. Cover label has a small light spot and sma ll abrasion (no illustration or lettering affected); else a fine tight copy, no owner names. Early automobile humour cast in the form of a guest register, full of humourous maxims pertaining to autos and with a space on each text page to be filled i n by guests (none used in this copy). Nicely made, typically of this publisher. Printed by The Tomoye Press.
$40.00                          Book Number: 17701                          Order / Enquire

KING, Clyde L., editor
THE AUTOMOBILE: Its province and problems
Philadelpha: American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, 1924.
Octavo, maroon cloth. pp (2), (viii), 292 + one folding chart. A fine copy, no owner names. The Annals of the Academy volume no 116, November, 1924.
$35.00                          Book Number: 36679                          Order / Enquire

Oshawa, Ontario: General Motors of Canada, 1944.
40 pp, stapled, in card covers. Bit of rubbing to spine fold, paperclip impression to top of front cover and first leaf, corner creases to first leaf, VG otherwise. McLaughlin's remarks at a 75th anniversary meeting and dinner for General Motors of Canada held at the Genosha Hotel, Oshawa, 18 Sept., 1944. Note: lighter parcel, any default postage rate may be reduced.
$15.00                          Book Number: 45126                          Order / Enquire

DRIVING FORCE: the McLaughlin family and the age of the car
Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 1995.
Octavo, black boards. pp 402. Photos, notes, index. Fine in jacket. Maker of the McLaughan-Buick, founder of General Motors Canada.
$12.95                          Book Number: 45728                          Order / Enquire

Toronto: Bell & Cockburn, 1914.
Octavo, green cloth gilt lettered. pp (xx), 290, [2] + 31 photo plates. 1925 ink gift inscription at front; light foxing to two early leaves, small margin chip to one leaf, else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy. Wilby and his mechanic were the first to cross Canada by automobile, from Halifax to Victoria. Made from sheets of the London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, first printing with the Bell & Cockburn spine imprint.
$39.95                          Book Number: 41231                          Order / Enquire

WOOD, A.T. and B.R.
RIBBON ROADS. A Motor Tour Abroad
New York: Putnam's, 1910.
Octavo. Original green buckram lettered and decorated in gilt, top edges gilt, others rough trimmmed. pp [2], (x), 222, [2] + numerous photos, 2 folding maps at rear. Spine a little darkened, with small damp stain below centre; tidy ink owner name on front free endpaper; else a VG clean, tight & unworn copy. Automobile travelogue - British Isles and Central Europe. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.
$25.00                          Book Number: 27574                          Order / Enquire

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