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SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES
By David H Jacobs
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Irnoically, the off-road revolution, started by the sports utility vehicle, has turned the SUV into one of the all-time favorite on-road machines. From the popular AMC Jeep and the JMC Jimmy in America to the Bristish stalwart Rover and the groundbreaking Toyota Land Cruiser and Nissan Pathfinder from Japan, this colorful, enthusiastic volume details the great variety of SUV styles worldwide. It includes compact and light-utility vehicles; Ford's top-selling midsize Explorer and Lincoln's luxury Navigator; and last, but certainly not least, the full-sized. heavy-duty Hummer. Over 80 full-color photographs help tell the story of these amazing vehicles.

Category: CARS & MOTORCYCLES, TRANSPORTATION, GENERAL INTEREST
Retail Price $10.95
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TALL SHIPS: THE MAGIC OF SAIL
By Dean Server
8 13/16 x 11 3/4 in. (224 x 298mm) 128 pages. Hardcover. Over 100 illustrations. The Age of Sail has spanned the greater part of man's history, inspiring some of the most beautiful ocean-going craft ever created. Using modern photography as well as archival photographs, paintings, and historical illustrations, the great tall ships of the past and present are revealed on these pages. Here are the stories of the ships of the early explorers, the warships of the Spanish Armada and the British Royal Navy, and the merchantmen and clipper ships that opened trade routes and helped build empires. Finally, a full-color portfolio presents the tall ships of the present day as they ply the oceans to train young sailors and thrill crowds at holiday sailing celebrations. Over 100 full-color photographs capture the magic of these marine marvels.

Category: TRANSPORTATION, MARITIME, HISTORY, GIFT BOOKS, GENERAL INTEREST
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DREAM CARS
By Denis J Harrington
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Be it a Ferrari, Porsche, or Jaguar; or a Corvette, Mustang, or Thunderbird, nearly everyone has fallen under the spell of a gleaming automobile. This volume explores the history of these astonishing machines, profiling the most outstanding models with 90 full-color photographs. Here are the classics of each era as well as the very latest models. Featuring state-of-the-art design, undreamed of power, racy good looks, and luxurious interiors, this tribute to the luxury sports automobile evokes all the allure of these unique cars and shows why these shapely items are so desirable.

Category: TRANSPORTATION, GENERAL INTEREST, CARS & MOTORCYCLES
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GOLDEN AGE OF AVIATION, THE
By Katherine S Williamson
8 5/8 x 12 1/8 in (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. This book traces the development of powered flight from its infancy to its growth during the 1920s and 19302 up to World War II. The rapid advances in aerial combat and aerial bombardment in World War I are chronicled, followed by the more pacific ventures that established passenger flights and mail routes. The heroic flights of Charles Lindbergh Amelia Earhart, and others are examined, as well as the expansion of commericial aviation through the introduction of dirigibles such as "Graf Zeppelin" and the great flying boats of Pan American's Clipper Ship Fleet. With 95 period photographs and works of art, the excitement and glamour of a true technological revolution comes alive in this handsome volume.

Category: HISTORY, TRANSPORTATION, GENERAL INTEREST
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VOLKSWAGEN
By Max Wagner
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. This volume follows the amazing history of the Volkswagen Beetle, the popular bug which has become an American icon. Starting with its beginnings in pre-World War II Germany and its introduction into the United States in 1949, the story of how it came to be embraced by the American motoring public unfolds. Also featured are the distinctive Karmann Ghia, the beautiful Hebmuller cabriolet, the Microbus, and the Type III Notchback, Squareback, and Fastback models. This absorbing tale, illustrated with 88 full-color photographs, comes to its conclusion with the debut of the sleek and racy New Beetle.

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CONVERTIBLES
By Michael Benson
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. As far as automobiles go, "ragtops" are the ultimate in romance. Convertibles are the closest that real life gets to a magic carpet ride. An outgrowth of post-World War II chic, the convertible became the ultimate symbol of the California laid-back, "beautiful person" lifestyle. This book, illustrated with 90 full-color photographs, presents a complete history of convertibles from the golden age of ragtops in the 1920s and 1930s to the grand cars of the fifties and sixties, and finally, the sleek models of today.

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BMW
By Paul W Cockerham
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. The German Bavarian Motor Works has been manufacturing preeminent automobiles for more than three-quarters of a century. The fascinating and turbulent history of the BMW family unfolds in this magnificent volume, illustrated with over 90 full-color photographs by noted automotive photographer Klaus Schnitzer. With graphic text and powerful images, this book presents the long line of cars that have created BMW's reputation for clean design, quality engineering, ergonomics, and lively performance.

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FERRARI
By Paul W Cockerham
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Here is the story of Enzo Ferrari and the uncompromising standards and passion that created the unique machine some have called, "the reddest car available." It is also the history of a unique company and the challenges it faced while trying to perfect high performance vehicles for both track and road. Featured are the prototypes that made history: the Testarossa, Berlinetta, Spyder, F40, F50, and many others. With incisive text and 90 full-color photographs, the achievements and innovations of this gereat marque are strikingly documented.

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JAGUAR
By Paul W Cockerham
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 80 illustrations. Jaguar has been a name synonymous with style and performance for over sixty years. The automobiles of Jaguar have always been singularly beautiful creations, as well as enthusiastic performers and outstanding values. This volume chronicle's Jaguar's astounding record by detailing the early cars of the 1930s; the classic XK120 and its influence on the company's racing history; the classic sedans of the 1950s and the legendary E-type; plus the latest in contemporary styling. Here is a concise, handsomely illustrated history of these celebrated marques, sure to please every lover of fine automobiles. Over 80 full-color photographs fill these pages.

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MERCEDES - BENZ
By Paul W Cockerham
8 5/8 x 12 1/4 in. (220 x 310mm) 80 pages. Hardcover. Over 90 illustrations. Mercedes-Benz has long been identified with luxury and quality. This informative volume about the distinguished manufacturer details the steady rise of a motorcar giant, which succeeded by matching superior technology with driving style over a century of change. From the Gullwing Coupe to the Boattail Speedster; and from the remarkable SLs to the recent SLK, the Mercedes-Benz image of reliability and refinement has remained intact. With over 90 full-color photographs, the story of this remarkable automobile comes vividly to life.

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