by A.J. Balfour
Who was the first female FBI agent? Would you have known it was a Packard? Written by a longtime Packard enthusiast, the book follows two generations of Packards, using many previously unpublished images.
by Arthur W. Einstein Jr.
Even if this book were only about the advertising, as the subtitle suggests, it would be a most interesting addition to the literature because in terms of esthetics and message Packard’s advertising was no less distinctive than its cars and is certainly worthy of an in-depth look.
by Stuart R. Blond
If the name of James Nance brings to mind “Studebaker Packard,” it’s not usually in a friendly way. He had the misfortune of presiding over the ambitious automaker’s final years—and is often enough blamed for them. There’s never been a book written about his working and personal life until now so be prepared to reevaluate that assessment.
by Stacy Perman
This gripping social commentary and fine character study pins two men against each other who yearn to add the most complicated watch ever to their collections.
by Roy Spencer
Not just another catch-all generic photo book! This is a story, told in period photos, of mostly west coast racing seen from the perspective of someone who participated fielding his own cars and for-hire drivers.
by Frank E. Wrenick with Elaine Wrenick
Automobiles made in Ohio? How about five hundred marques! Ever hear of a Ben-Hur? If not, this book will add a whole new arsenal of automotive minutia to your lexicon.
by Karl Ludvigsen
What do a tiny 1.1L motor from 1926 and a monster 112L from 1965 (which actually comprises four engines) have in common? A V12 configuration. How this is possible and why this is desirable—and why it didn’t always work—is the subject of a book first published a decade ago but now thankfully reissued.
by Robert R. Ebert
Clever title: the Champion in 1939 is what informed Churchill’s insistence upon the Lark compact car to guide his company into solvency in the late 1950s. Clever book, too!
by Sinclair Powell
Over 150,000 of this American luxury car with an air-cooled engine were made over its 30-year life span. Today it’s a novelty at best; here’s the full story.
by Mike Machat
This super sleek photo recon plane did fly faster, higher, and farther than anything else in the sky but the relentless march of progress sidelined it.
by Arthur Herman
Two men who never donned a uniform were absolutely critical to America’s dominance in the war. At last here is a book to tell their story and the one of public and private sector cooperation. Don’t think for a moment this is a boring book!
by Richard A. Stanley
A US marque that had a 17-year run. This is the first book to offer the complete story of the Lexington Motor Company as well as the related Howard and Ansted cars.