|James Allison |
A Biography of the Engine Manufacturer and Indianapolis 500 Cofounder.
Whitaker. Among the engineers fueling the rapid rise of the automotive industry at the dawn of the 20th century, James Allison created a legacy that still resonates today. This biography tracks Allison's involvement in the Indianapolis 500, which he cofounded, as well as his machine shop's construction of the Liberty (the first mass-produced aircraft engine) and V1710 (the workhorse of World War II military aircraft) engines. 232 pages, 19 B&W photographs, 5¾"x 9", softcover.
|Remembering Revell Model Kits |
Graham. Revisit the plastic model kits produced by Revell from the 1950s through the 1970s. Hundreds of photos capture many of the kits in scales from 1/16 to 1/72, including the M4 Sherman tank, the "Long Tom" gun with 18-ton tractor, the M20 armored combat car, the USS Missouri, the Polaris Nuclear Submarine, the B-17, the X-15, and the Saturn V.
You'll also meet the kit designers and the box artists and enjoy the useful index that lists all of the models produced, their variations, and their values in the secondary market. 176 pages, 550 color photographs, 8½"x 11", softcover.
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