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Built for Adventure

The Classic Automobiles of Clive Cussler and Dirk Pitt

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Penguin Putnam
A photographic tour through Clive Cussler’s outstanding collection of antique automobiles, including those featured in his #1 New York Times bestselling Dirk Pitt series.

Fans of Clive Cussler's bestselling Dirk Pitt series know that his hero has a soft spot for rare and classic automobiles...and that the vehicles that appear in the novels are actually part of Cussler's own vast collection. Through stunning color photographs and warm, informative commentary, fans of Cussler and Pitt can see fifty-six of these automobiles in all their glory, and learn about the history and acquisition of each classic car. Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Touring . . . Mercedes-Benz 630K . . . Duesenberg J-140 . . . Cadillac V-16 Roadster . . . Ford Cabriolet Hot Rod . . . Packard V-12 . . . it's a car lover's paradise!

Random House, Inc.
Fans of Clive Cussler's bestselling Dirk Pitt series know that his hero has a soft spot for rare and classic automobiles...and that the vehicles that appear in the novels are actually part of Cussler's own vast collection. Through stunning color photographs and warm, informative commentary, fans of Cussler and Pitt can see fifty-six of these automobiles in all their glory, and learn about the history and acquisition of each classic car. Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Touring . . . Mercedes-Benz 630K . . . Duesenberg J-140 . . . Cadillac V-16 Roadster . . . Ford Cabriolet Hot Rod . . . Packard V-12 . . . it's a car lover's paradise!

Baker & Taylor
"A gorgeous tour through Clive Cussler's outstanding collection of rare, classic, and antique automobiles. Fans of Clive Cussler's bestselling Dirk Pitt series know that his hero has a soft spot for rare and classic automobiles...and that the vehicles that appear in the novels are actually part of Cussler's own vast collection. Through stunning color photographs and warm, informative commentary, fans of Cussler and Pitt can see fifty-four of these automobiles in all their glory, and learn about the history and acquisition of each classic car. Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Touring. Mercedes-Benz 630K. Duesenberg J-140. Cadillac V-16 Roadster. Ford Cabriolet Hot Rod. Packard V-12. it's a car lover's paradise! "--

Baker
& Taylor

Presents an illustrated work about Clive Cussler/Dirk Pitt's classic car collection, including text on the general history and acquisition of each vehicle.
"An illustrated work about Clive Cussler/Dirk Pitt's classic car collection, including text on the general history and acquisition of each vehicle, along with color photographs"--

Publisher: New York : Putnam Adult, 2011
ISBN: 9780399158100
Branch Call Number: 629.22207 CUS
Characteristics: 226 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 x 32 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bramhall, Ronnie

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Mar 28, 2017

Never thought "research" would be so expensive & addictive for author. Poor guy on impulse buy just because his spouse said, "There's a car I driven in high school." while driving.
Good introduction to rare, forgotten & just plain weird cars or the designers & companies that made them.

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