Fascinating, brilliantly written and researched history of Henry Ford and the Ford Company.
A masterly work on the history of the Ford Motor Company from the Irish family origins of its founder, through the quadricycle, models N, T, A, V8, ‘49 model, Falcon, Mustang, Lincoln, war production, the Pinto and Edsel disasters. The people; Sorensen, Knudsen, Iacocca, the Dodge brothers, Along with the dramas of the Ford family, Edsel, Henry II, Edsel II. Huge index, text notes and Bibliograpphy.
If you haven't read this book you are probably not a Ford fan.
760 pages 24 pages of B&W photo sections, . over 100 photos
Good condition. but dust cover is creased
Hard covers. 120 pages . Over 200 photographs, all B&W. Published 1982 Reed.
Services covered include hSydney Harbour, Manly, and Parramatta River
An elegantly produced, deeply researched collection of photos with detailed captions.
The author is a former RAN petty officer and harbour commercial vessel master, with a commanding understanding of the industry.
The book is in very good condition with a laminated dust cover showing no signs of damage. On the rear hard cover, under the dust cover, is a mysterious dark smear.
by David Cooke
A toy collector takes a trip through the hundreds of different models made by Meccano Ltd from 1931 on. Many fine colour photos , historical photos, text and lists. Not the whole story but a very full guide for a Dinky Toy fan.
as new, No scuffing or creasing 40pp mostly colour photos
One of a series of very popular nostalgic compilations. Comprises period advertisements, cartoons, graphic art. A scrapbook in fact of clippings from many different publications. Beautifully produced, a suitable gift for any history tragic!
240 pages of detail about the German war toy manufacturer Hausser. The company produced figures, vehicles battle scenes with model figures. Everything from Roman centurions to WW II German troops. Remarkable for being in two languages: English and German. One section shows the manufacturing methods used.
Hard cover over 200 photos B&W, all of company products and battle figures
pub revised edition 1997
as new condition hard cover with dust jacket unmarked.
One of a series of very popular nostalgic compilations. Comprises period advertisements, cartoons, graphic art. A scrapbook in fact, of clippings from many different publications. Beautifully produced, an excellent gift for any history tragic!
(This is a new book)
An illustrated encyclopaedia with over 600 photos
By Jim Glastonbury
Lists 500 different makes and models from all over ther world, from the earliest OilPull to the latest John Deere.
All makes listed alphabetically for ease of research, plus full index
442 pages all colour
published 2011 by Anness Publishing, UK
by Scott McGregor
A fun look at the toys boys play with such as Centurion tanks to a veteran car, a steam tug, and 30-clas steam loco to d/d bus to dragster to replica Wright Flyer, to Doble steam car to English Electric marine engine to Murray River steam paddler, etc.
Enough to satisfy every mechanically-minded reader