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  • 100 Years of Harley-Davidson

    By Willie G. Davidson

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780821228197
    • Publisher: Bulfinch Press
    • Published: October 2002
    This landmark publication celebrates the 100-year history of the legendary motorcycle manufacturer. The author, the grandson of the original founders of the company, reveals the inside story of the family business, from family reminiscences about the company's origins to insight into the making of Harley's classic models. The book is packed with rare and unseen photographs from the Harley-Davidson archives, featuring races, rallies, famous faces, and much more. 500 color/b&w photos. 288p.
  • The 100-Gun Ship Victory (Anatomy of the Ship)

    By John McKay

    Our Price: $30.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780851777986
    • Publisher: Conway Maritime Press
    • Published: May 2000
    Revised edition, complete with 1/192 scale fold-out plan.
  • 1000 Days In Shanghai: The Story of Volkswagon the First Chinese-German Car Factory

    By Martin Posth

    Our Price: $31.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780470823880
    • Publisher: JOHN WILEY & SONS
    • Published: August 2008
    Posth arrived in China with a vision. He navigated a steep learning curve, achieved his goals and now shares an insightful, first-hand account of an intriguing journey that included bumps and highlights. 1,000 Days in Shanghai is a breathtaking manual for anyone contemplating a business career in the increasingly vibrant arena of today's China. It is also a personal account, done with great sensitivity, revealing between the lines a deep respect for the spirit that propels China's social and industrial revolution today.--Hans Michael Jebsen, Chairman, Jebsen and Co., Ltd. To really understand China's economic development, one needs to look at the history of individual projects. This applies in particular to those who are considering a venture on site. This book by Martin Posth is a unique document on the subject: evidence of profound knowledge, didactically sound, with comprehensible conclusions--simply readable!--Prof. Heinrich v. Pierer, Former Chairman of the Supervisory Board, Siemens AG Former Chairman of the German Asian-Pacific Business Commission Co-Chairman of the German-Chinese Dialog Forum This book is a must-read for anyone seeking to work in or via China. The personal experiences of a pioneering manager can also help management to see the transformation of China in a new light. Anybody wanting to be successful in China should heed the practical lessons that Martin Posth draws.--Prof. Dr. Eberhard Sandschneider, Otto-Wolff-Director, Research Institute Executive Officer, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) In establishing the Volkswagen works in Shanghai at the beginning of Deng Xiaoping's reform era, Martin Posth made a breach in the wall behind which the People's Republic of China had dug its trenches up until then. His experiences are useful for anyone wanting to work the Chinese market with any degree of success. The fascinating reading that his report makes, and heeding his lessons, can help any entrepreneur to avoid costly mistakes.--Dr. Theo Sommer, DIE ZEIT, Editor-at-Large For the Chinese, this book by Martin Posth is a historic document on the Open Door Policy for foreign investors. It is a must-read.--Prof. Xu Kuangdi, Mayor of Shanghai 1995-2001, Chairman China Federation of Industrial Economics (CFIE), Co-Chairman of the German-Chinese Dialog Forum
  • 1000 Historic Automobile Site

    By Mike Varey

    Our Price: $39.95
    • Format: Oversize Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781930859500
    • Publisher: ELDERBERRY PRESS
    • Published: June 2003
  • 1001 Dream Cars You Must Drive Before You Die

    By Simon Heptinstall

    Our Price: $36.95
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780789324375
    • Publisher: Universe
    • Published: October 2012
    A lavishly illustrated collection of the 1,001 most groundbreaking and beautiful cars, from the earliest pioneering horseless carriages to the latest custom models for connoisseurs. This latest volume in the hugely popular 1001 series showcases the world’s best designed and most important cars. With stunning full-color photography representing the highest achievements of car design and visceral descriptions of what it is like to turn the key and rev the engine, this collection is the next best thing to a test drive.Henry Ford jump-started the age of the automobile with the Model T. Since then, the automobile has evolved from chugging workhorse to tailfin-era showboat to sleek status symbol. Automobile buffs can never get enough information on classic and contemporary cars, making 1001 Dream Cars the perfect gift for car buffs and anyone who follows car design. It offers a lush visual history of the automobile, decade-by-decade highlights of the technological innovations, major manufacturers, engineering feats, and designers, and the interplay between popular culture and car design. No mere machine or convenience, the car is a reflection of the cultural zeitgeist, and 1001 Dream Cars celebrates America’s long fascination with it.
  • 101 Best Aviation Attractions

    By John Purner

    Our Price: $27.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071425193
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
    • Published: June 2004
    Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product.From the author of The $100 Hamburger and The $500 Round of Golf comes a flight plan to the world's greatest aviation attractionsFor pilots and aviation enthusiasts who love fun and adventure, here's a thrilling guidebook -- to the best of everything touching on flight. Author John Purner satisfies your appetite for not-to-be-missed U.S. aviation events and attractions -- air shows, air museums, and historic sites -- with bonus foreign attractions thrown in for good measure. With patentable enthusiasm, author and pilot Purner gives you: * No-punches-pulled, best-of-the-best listings -- like the very best old time airplane museum and air show in America* Trip-enhancing information -- such as how to beat the 2-million-person crowd at the country's most popular annual free air show* Heads-ups on adventures you might miss -- for instance, the chance to duplicate the Wright Brothers' flight at Kitty Hawk* A region-by-region directory of attractions* Detailed info on where to land, stay, eat, how to get around, and what it will all cost (both budget and big buck accommodations)* A Website where you can share your own favorites and experiences!Whether you're looking for a great place to go or a good excuse to fly, 101 Best Aviation Attractions is your ticket to memorable adventures.
  • 101 Harley-Davidson Twin-Cam

    By Mark Zimmerman

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780760316399
    • Publisher: Motorbooks Intl
    • Published: March 2005
    Boost the performance of your Harley-Davidson's Twin-Cam engine with 101 projects broken out by each specific aspect of the motorcycle, including engine, suspension, transmission, exhaust, brakes, and body.
  • 101 Jeep Performance Projects

    By James Weber

    Our Price: $34.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780760331644
    • Publisher: Motorbooks International
    • Published: December 2009
    Detailed, illustrated instructions for Jeep performance projects--maintenance, upgrades, suspension adjustments, engine and transmission swaps, and much more.
  • 101 Lessons from the Sky

    By Fletcher McKenzie

    Our Price: $17.98
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780473448837
    • Publisher: Squabbling Sparrows Press
  • 101 Performance Projects for Your BMW 3 Series 1982-2000

    By Wayne R. Dempsey

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780760326954
    • Publisher: Motorbooks International
    • Published: August 2006
    Since its introduction in 1975, the BMW 3-series has earned a reputation as one of the world’s greatest sports sedans. Unfortunately, it has also proven one of the more expensive to service and maintain. This book is dedicated to the legion of BMW 3-series owners who adore their cars and enjoy restoring, modifying, and maintaining them to perfection; its format allows more of these enthusiasts to get out into the garage and work on their BMWs?and in the process, to save a fortune. Created with the weekend mechanic in mind, this extensively illustrated manual offers 101 projects that will help you modify, maintain, and enhance your BMW 3-series sports sedan. Focusing on the 1984?1999 E30 and E36 models, 101 Performance Projects for Your BMW 3-Series presents all the necessary information, covers all the pitfalls, and assesses all the costs associated with performing an expansive array of weekend projects.
  • 101 Projects for Your Porsche 911, 996 and 997 1998-2008 (Motorbooks Workshop)

    By Wayne R. Dempsey

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780760344033
    • Publisher: Motorbooks
    • Published: 2013
    101 Projects for Your Porsche 911 996 and 997 1998-2008 offers 101 step-by-step projects designed to help you save thousands by maintaining, modifying, and improving your late-model Porsche 911 in your own garage.
  • 101 Projects for Your Porsche Boxster

    By Wayne Dempsey

    Our Price: $39.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780760335543
    • Publisher: Motorbooks International
    • Published: January 2011
    Straightforward illustrated instructions for modifying two of Porsche’s most prized sports cars.
  • 101 Things To Do With Your Private Pilot's License, Third edition

    By LeRoy Cook

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071422581
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional
    • Published: October 2003
    * Picks up where flight training ends--shows how to get best performance using tips and tricks not taught in school* Wide-ranging coverage includes flying with family, handling different airport types, test-flying, joining a flying club, and flying for money* Discusses mastering advanced navigation systems and handling all types of weather
  • 101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn't!

    By Tim Maltin

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143119098
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: November 2011
    " April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters, Tim Maltin, one of the foremost experts on the Titanic, reveals the truth behind the most common beliefs about the ship and the night it sank. From physics to photographs, lawsuits to love stories, Maltin doesn't miss one tidbit surrounding its history. Heavily researched and filled with detailed descriptions, quotes from survivors, and excerpts from the official inquiries, this book is guaranteed to make readers rethink everything they thought they knew about the legendary ship and its tragic fate. "--
  • The 12-Volt Bible for Boats

    By Miner K. Brotherton

    Our Price: $18.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780071392334
    • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
    • Published: November 2002
    A How-To Classic The 12-Volt Bible for Boats is a complete introduction to the 12-volt electrical systems used on small boats to power everything from reading lights to bilge pumps. Written for boaters who are not skilled electricians, it clearly explains how 12-volt systems work and how to install, maintain, and troubleshoot them. This second edition has been thoroughly updated to include the latest on marine batteries--including AGM and gel-cell batteries, multistage chargers, inverters, new wiring conventions, alternative energy sources, and modern test gear. "A nuts-and-bolts primer for boatowners."--Cruising World "Every boat with a 12-volt system needs this book on board."--Atlanta-Journal Constitution "A gentle journey through the complexities of electrical circuitry."--Small Boat Journal "This bible is as basic to boat electrical systems as the 10 commandments are to moral behaivor. It does not get any more fundamental than this."--Dockside NW

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