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Egan, Peter Peter Egan's Side Glances
Brooklands Books Surrey, UK 1994 HB/DJ. VG/VG. 304 pages. More great tales of automotive adventure reprinted from Egan's best columns in Road & Track magazine over the past two decades. A thoroughly enjoyable read. ISBN #185520245X. Book #B22573D. *


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Taylor, Anne and Mosk, Fern Press On Regardless
Simon & Schuster NY 1956 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Printing So Stated. 115 pgs. A great young adult's adventure story - Prudence builds a sports car in her bedroom. Book #B22682. *


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Walker, Thomas Recall
Popular Library, NY 1979 SB. VG. 319 pages. In a vintage Alfred Hitchcock style whodunit, an enterprising husband kills off all his wives by putting them into recalled vechicles. Very original, with some good lessons on used car shopping. ISBN #0445047259. Book #B1930D. *


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Kenyon, Larry Revenge at Indy
Avon Books, NY 1967 SB. VG-. 176 pages. The adventure of Don Miles vs his fiendish nemisis Dr. Hong and his voluptuously taunting female assistant in his plot to rule the world! . Book #B19837D. *

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Hamper, Ben Rivethead
Warner Books Inc., New York, NY 1992 SB. VG. First Trade Paperback. 234 pgs. A great read - as if on the line building new cars in the spirit of stoned Hunter Thompson , or as one reviewer praised it - "a blue-collar Tom Wolfe". Book #B2420D. *

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Campbell, Malcolm Salute to the Gods
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY. 1935 HB/NDJ. VG. 255 pages. One of (Sir) Malcolm Campbell's classic stories of pre-war auto racing. Note: There is a gift inscription (dated 1936) to the previous owner on the flyleaf. Also, there is a small stain to the front boards. Book #B23198. *


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Date, S.V. Speed Week
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY. 1999 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 228 pages. Set against the backdrop of Daytona Beach sun, sand and motor oil, stock car racer heir Nick Van Horne battles his estranged wife Barbie who wants to keep cars off the beach. So, Nick does what any good Bubba would do and decides to have her killed. But how? Ah, thus begins the mystery.... ISBN #0399145133. Book #B19789. *

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Gault, William Campbell Speedway Challenge
Berkley Highland Publishing NY 1967 PBK. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 189 pgs. A great coming of age story where Steve graduates from High School but decides to postpone college for a summer of auto racing. ISBN #LOCCCN: 568288. Book #B31747. *


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Judd, Bob Spin
The Berkley Publishing Group, NY 1994 PBK. VG+. 277 pages. Bob Judd's sequel to "Burn" and the story of high speed mystery and murder on the F1 circuit. Reviewed by none other than Jackie Stewart as an absorbing high octane read. ISBN #0425141799. Book #B27287. *


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McCrumb, Sharyn St. Dale
Kensington Books, NY 2005 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Printing So Stated. 311 pages. A NASCAR trip on an imaginary Dale Earnhardt Memorial Pilgrimage changes the lives of travelers in North Carolina who are true believers in the Earnhardt spirit. ISBN #075820776X. Book #B18513. *


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Ace, Stroker Stand On It
Little, Brown & Co., Boston 1973 HB/DJ. Near Fine/VG+. 294 pages. Bill Neely's pseudonym fantasy that has become a cult and racing classic. Wonderfully done. Scarce to find in this hardbound version with a surviving dust jacket. ISBN #0316668702. Book #B22359D. *


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Nicholson, Geoff Still Life with Volkswagens
The Overlook Press, NY 1996 SB. VG+. 233 pages. Oddly erotic and like a tradition marque history but written on LSD. Hard to otherwise describe for content. An eclectic read to put it mildly, but certainly not for everyone. ISBN #0879516941. Book #B19752. *


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Rutherford, Douglas Stop at Nothing
Walker and Company, NY 1983 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 188 pages. An ace driver and anti-terrorist commando assembles a crack team of the best drivers in Europe to help find a kidnapped NATO general who has the details of Britain's newest secret weapon. ISBN #0802755771. Book #B22657. *


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Anthology by Road & Track Magazine Stories of Road & Track
Bond/Parkhurst Books, California 1970 HB/DJ. VG/VG. 256 pages. The classic '70s anthology reprising Road &Track's best stories about famous cars, drivers, events and races. Book #B2305D. *


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Robbins, Harold The Betsy
Pocket Book Edition Simon & Schuster, NY 1972 PBK. VG. 375 pages. The 1970s steamy best seller about an automobile industrialist whose quest is to produce a futuristic supercar, and the women he meets along with way. Book #B13426. *


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Robbins, Harold The Betsy
Trident Press, New York, NY 1971 HB/DJ. VG/VG+. 502 pages. The 1970s steamy best seller about an automobile industrialist whose quest is to produce a futuristic supercar, and the women he meets along with way. Previous owner's bookplate on the inside cover of this copy. Book #B17465. *

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Beck, K. K. The Body in the Volvo
Ballantine Books, Inc. NY 1987 Pb. Near Fine/No Jacket. 202 pages. Professor Charles Carstairs loses his tenure at the university shortly after being discovered smoooching Dr. Bateman's wife at the faculty party. Not a good Monday so far, but then Charles finds a body in the trunk of his Uncle Cosom's Volvo and becomes the leading suspect. Whodunit? . ISBN #0804103712. Book #B14110. *


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Phillips, Clyde The Driver
Ballantine Books, Inc. NY 1978 SB. VG-. 154 pages. Based on the screenplay of the 20th Century Fox film of the same name. The shrewdest cop and the sharpest criminal go head to head in a fast driving adventure. Note: The front cover at the spine has been repaired with clear tape. ISBN #0345272951. Book #B19839. *


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Taylor, Rich The Ferrari in the Barn and Other Stories
Sharon Mountain Press, CT 1992 PBK. New. Signed by Author. 217 pages. Wonderfully written. Guaranteed to be the most enjoyable collection of car stories you will read all year. Rich graciously signed a few copies for us. ISBN #0963399411. Book #B15962D. *


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Rutherford, Douglas The Gunshot Grand Prix
Bradbury Press, NY 1974 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 184 pages. Young Tim Ryder competes in the Sanmaro Grand Prix trying to offset his slower car with greater sportsmanship in a racing spectacle filled with glamorous danger. ISBN #087888682. Book #B19392E. *


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Levy, Burt, BS The Last Open Road
Think Fast Ink, Illinois 2009 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 7th Printing. 354 pgs. Perhaps best described as "American Graffiti on steroids." This is the book which started it all, and spawned what has now become a cottage industry in itself. The lastest edition, 6th printing. Even includes the original Last Open Road window decal offered as a dealer premium. ISBN #0964210703. Book #B30733. *


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Levy, Burt, BS The Last Open Road
Think Fast Ink, Illinois 2009 HB/DJ. Near Fine/VG+. 7th Printing. 354 pgs. Perhaps best described as "American Graffiti on steroids." This is the book which started it all, and spawned what has now become a cottage industry in itself. The lastest edition, 6th printing. Even includes the original Last Open Road window decal offered as a dealer premium. Book #B27083. *


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Levy, Burt The Last Open Road
St. Martin's Press NY 1998. Very Good/Very Good. Signed by Author. 354 pages. First Edition so stated Perhaps best described as "American Graffiti on steroids." This is the book which started it all. (Please note: this is a different publisher than the original Think Fast Inc. 1994 First Edition). ISBN #031218624X. Book #B32220. *


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Naintre, Paul The Man Who Married a Redhead
Paul Naintre 2009 SB. New. Signed by Author. 422 pages. The story of one man's passion for the Ferrari marque, and the fictional adventure of driving a Ferrari F40 LM at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. ISBN #9780557081349. Book #B25756. *


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Frostick, Michael & Harding, Anthony The Motorist's Weekend Book
B. T. Batsford Ltd., London, UK. 1960 HB/DJ. VG/G. First Edition. 304 pages. The classic anthology with 33 short stories about from such period personalities as SCH Davis, Jenks, Paul Frere, Sir Henry Birkin and others. Great fun! Please note there is a small previous owner's name stamped on the flyleaf of this copy. Book #B20554. *

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