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Motorcycle Journeys
Motorcycle Journeys
Through the American South
Author Scott Cochran guides us on unique trips thru areas of Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. Sample fried green tomatoes “sammiches.” Visit an authentic Juke joint, and a place pirates hid out from the King’s Navy. Plus more. Softbound, 253 pages. $14.95
Advertising Postcards
Advertising Postcards
Enjoy the charm and color of more than a century of pasteboard advertising. Images range form vintage to modern subjects, including products, hotels, banks, restaurants, and transportation. More than 100 years of remarkable and memorable example. Softbound, 523 images, 144 pages. $27.95
Ghost Towns of Route 66
Ghost Towns of Route 66
Illustrated with gorgeous sepia-tone and color photography, this book tours dozens of ghost towns rich in stories and history. Explore the beauty and nostalgia of abandoned communities along America’s favorite highway. Hardbound, 160 pages. $25.00
Historic Three
Traveling the Historic Three
Book and DVD set is a 110 mile journey across the three most historic roads in Northern Illinois. Route 66, the Dixie Highway and the Lincoln Highway. Guides travels to sites and locations on all three roads. Companion one-hour DVD is narrated by historian/scribe John Weiss. Packed with nostalgic memories, interviews, and vintage photographs. Packaged as a set. Spiralbound, 74 pages. $15.00
Harvey Girl
Harvey Girl
During the late 1800s and early 1900s, Harvey Girls served gourmet meals to passengers of the AT&SF Railroad. 100,000 young ladies worked within the 100 Harvey Houses throughout the West. An Ozark farm girl runs away from home on her fourteenth birthday to learn the Harvey way. (Novel based on history.) Softbound, 131 pages. $7.00
There and Back Again
There & Back Again to See How Far It Is
This book is a cultural observation of an Englishman who left the bright lights of society, climbed aboard a motorcycle, and rode (very badly on a Harley-Davidson) some 8,000 mile through the backwaters of small town America. Hardbound, 254 pages. $29.95
Shelf Space
Shelf Space: modern package design
1945-1965
WWII has ended and new products flood the stores. The package designer’s task has never been more challenging and more entertaining. Products appearing in stores include everything from gadgets like “Bing Crosby” ice cream carton, to an “Outer Space game” (for boys), to “Let’s do dishes” (for girls). Softbound, 118 pages. $12.95
Route 66 Missouri
Route 66 Missouri
The author of Route 66 in New Mexico and Route 66 in the Missouri Ozarks brings us another meticulously researched book packed with vintage B&W and color postcard images. The 1926-1936 path of Route 66 is examined, along with the importance of events. Softbound, 128 pages. $24.95