Discovering Lost Automobiles And Their Stories
by Michael Ware
For the writer of this book, a barn find is about a different kind of treasure: not the physical car itself but the story behind it which he turns into monthly columns in British magazines.
HOT ROD Magazine: 75 Years
by Drew Hardin
Aside from, obviously, the hot rod/drag racing/muscle car theme HRM is noteworthy as a cultural phenomenon. Its success became the template for a host of other niche magazines that would build a veritable publishing empire.
Postcards of the Army Service Corps 1902–1918: Coming of Age
by Michael Young
From eggs to ammo, the Army Service Corps kept front-line troops fighting. This book presents hundreds of postcards showing what the daily grind was like, and from locales to fashion, it gives anyone with an interest in things historical something to relate to.
Porsche 356 75th Anniversary
by Gordon Maltby
It took a while to get noticed by the masses but from its start in 1948 this Porsche combined attributes that would set it apart from others and make it a lasting success and the cornerstone of a company philosophy.
90 Years of Nürburgring
by Hartmut Lehbrink
Mountains, valleys, forest, light, shade, blind corners and dips, the sheer length of a lap—there’s a reason the place has a reputation! Lehbrink has watched it for decades and, however subjective the selection offered here is, he’s a good guide.
The Racers: The Personal Scrapbook of Al Satterwhite
by Al Satterwhite
A scrapbook is not a museum show or a historical treatise so calibrate your expectations accordingly. Neither the era nor the photographer need any explanation/justification: expect to discover cool things.
Steve Magnante’s 1001 Corvette Facts
by Steve Magnante
On the lighter but by no means lightweight side of the large body of Corvette literature, this book will entertain and educate for a long while. Written by someone who is a sponge around all things automotive!
Hunting the Wind
by Teresa Webber & Jamie Dodson
A brief but meaningful and certainly heartfelt synopsis of the early years of the airline, in peace and war. Several of the contributors actually worked the boats and all of them bleed Pan Am blue.
The Man with the Golden Typewriter
Edited by Fergus Fleming
His first James Bond thriller was still only a draft but Ian Fleming could smell he was on to something—so he treated himself to a gold-plated typewriter. It was an auspicious start to a long life in letters, which is what this book by his nephew surveys. The words he wrote weren’t always golden, nor was the whole of his life.
A Leap from the Clouds
by Jerry Kuntz
Gravity works. Every time. Nowadays, most skydiving accidents result from an error in judgement not equipment failure. Some would argue that the first error is jumping out of a perfectly good airplane . . .
Antonov’s Heavy Transports: From the An-22 to An-225
by Gordon and Komissarov
The war in Ukraine is in the news daily but people seem to have forgotten already that among its early casualties was the one existing example of the world’s heaviest aircraft, once called by the NY Times “Ukraine’s winged ambassador to the world.” Let this fine book show you what you missed if you never saw it.
S.F. Edge, Maker of Motoring History
by Simon Fisher
When it came to speed, wether it was bicycles or powerboats, he was on the cutting edge of all the new happenings of this time, as a competitor, a manufacturer, an agent for other makers, and also as a promoter and sponsor. His personality matched his achievements. Ah, drama.