The Automobile Club of Maryland, 1923-4. Paperback. Includes February 1923, March 1923, April 1923, August 1923, and March 1924. An interesting view into automotive history in Maryland. Issues include updates on new traffic laws, taxes, safety, traffic complaints (such as hogging the road), club meetings, road trips, list of officers and staff, list of service stations, and short stories related to cars. Ex-library from the Maryland Historical Society with their stamp to the front of each issue. Side-stapled paper wrappers with black titles and photographic illustration to each cover. Some covers are present but either loose or detached. Some pages are chipped, browned, and stained; however, text remains bright and legible. Issues are 8 pages each. MD/090215. Very Good.
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Princeton, NJ: Automobile Quarterly in association with the Princeton Institute for Historic Research, 1981. Hardcover. Oblong 8vo. Near fine in orange cloth covered boards with gilt title to front board and to spine. Interior is clean and bright with full color photographic illustrations throughout. 333 pages. AUTO/070212. Near Fine.
London: Ian Allan LTD., 1981. Hardcover. 8vo. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to spine. Minor damp staining to top edge of text block, does not effect text or illustrations. The letter "S" is written in pen on the top corner of the front free end page. Else is clean and bright. Includes many photographic illustrations. White illustrated dust jacket with green title to front panel and spine. Jacket shows minor wear including a slight damp stain to bottom edge of front panel and spine and a very small open tear to head of spine. 96 Pages. Automotive. AUTO/090507. Very Good+ / Very Good+.
Bloomfield Hills, MI and Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark, 1976. Hardcover. Thin folio. A reproduction of Fitzgerald's humorous touring serial about his first car (a used Marmon) and his adventures in it with his wife, Zelda - who destroyed it several months after it was purchased in the summer of 1920. The story was first printed in Hearst's Motor magazine in three installments, March - May 1924 and this book reproduces the magazine article in facsimilie. Tan cloth boards with brown title to front cover. Crease to front free endpaper. Clean interior. In tan dust jacket with black title to front cover. Minor wear to edges of jacket including a few short closed tears. Unpaginated. AUTO/041718. Near Fine / Very Good.
London: Offices of the Institute of Transport, 1932. Paperback. Volume 13, Number 3. January 1932. Includes articles on English port ownership by Ross Johnson, diesel engines in road transport by F.E. Crooke, development of commercial aviation by C.A. Barnard, and competition in transport by Arnold Plant. Fine in side stapled brown paper wrappers with black title to front cover. Clean and bright. 160 pages plus 8 pages of advertisements. PER/121013. Fine.
New York: W.W. Norton Co. Ltd., 1956. Hardcover. 8vo. In black cloth covered boards with silver title stamp to spine. In illustrated red and yellow DJ. Slight wear to head and foot of DJ spine panel. Minor foxing to DJ inner flaps and endpapers, otherwise internally clean and crisp. Bookplate to pastedown. Index. 478pp. AUTO/040106. Very Good / Very Good.
London: C. Arthur Pearson Limited, (1960). Hardcover. Very good in very good- blue and white dust jacket with yellow title to front panel and black title to spine. Minor edgewear and soiling to just jacket as well as minor rubbing. Illustrations throughout. 236 pages. AUTO/062612. Very Good in Very Good- DJ.
Nashville TN; Paducah, KY: Turner Publishing Co, 2005. Hardcover. Printed for the National Woodie Club. Fine in bonded leather with gilt title to spine and gilt car illustration to front board. The previous owners name is also stamped on the front board. Pristine with many full color illustrations of wood cars or "woodies." 216 pages with index. AUTO/082010. Fine.