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An Austin Anthology Iii

Author : James 'Jim' Stringer
ISBN : 1787116506
Genre : Business & Economics
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This third volume continues James Stringer's popular series with another highly entertaining collection of Austin-related stories. This time you can read all about: Mugwump' and its journey from Bristol to Cape Town How Spike Milligan and fellow Goon Peter Sellers nearly fell out over an Austin 12/4 The company's promotional film about the Austin 7 - "The Mighty Atom" And many other colourful and delightfully entertaining stories, which provide the reader with an alternative and untold history of the Austin Motor Car Company.
Category: Business & Economics

Very Truly Tudey

Author : Imago Dei Publications
ISBN : 0972720863
Genre : Austin (Tex.)
File Size : 24.73 MB
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In this collection of humorous and poignant stories, Tudey Teten, a fifth-generation Austinite, has captured the essence of his hometown. The characters in this book are not the oddities that Keep Austin Weird: they are salt-of-the-earth people from disparate backgrounds and circumstances who make the Capital City an endearing and singular place to live.
Category: Austin (Tex.)

An Austin Anthology Ii

Author : James 'Jim' Stringer
ISBN : 1787114260
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 42.4 MB
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Following on from Jim Stringer’s first book An Austin Anthology, this second volume features 20 more stories relating to the Austin Motor Company, its products and the people who purchased them. The author takes a look at the very first Austin to be built, and discovers why it was able to be offered to the public so quickly after the Company’s formation only a few month’s earlier. He also uncovers how the single-cylinder Austin Seven, whilst designed at Longbridge, was actually built at the Swift Motor Car factory in Coventry, and offered as a Swift or an Austin. In 1908 Herbert Austin produced four 100hp racing cars to compete at the French Grand Prix in Dieppe. But what happened to them afterwards? And is the only survivor, now on display at the British Heritage Museum, Gaydon as genuine as it would appear? And then there is the story of Daisy Fearon, whose only means of transport was a 1928 Austin which she’d owned since 1931. As Daisy aged, her driving became less and less predictable, causing those who knew her to run for cover when she was seen at the wheel. An amusing and nostalgic collection of stories, illustrated with original period photographs, An Austin Anthology II is bound to entertain and delight all Austin enthusiasts.
Category: Transportation

An Austin Anthology

Author : James 'Jim' Stringer
ISBN : 1787111911
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 26.52 MB
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An Austin Anthology is an entertaining collection of true stories that feature just a few of the products manufactured by the Austin Motor Company from 1906 until the outbreak of the Second World War, including the people who helped to make them, those who drove them, and even those who flew them. Although the history of the Austin Seven and Taxicabs have been covered before in much greater detail elsewhere, you will find within these pages the stories of many other Austin creations: the Austin 12/6 which could be won by smoking Kensitas cigarettes; the Austin 20 which competed in the 1914 Austrian Alpine Trial; the remarkable racing car named ‘Pobble’ which went on to serve as an ambulance during the First World War, and the Australian couple who, in 1926, decided to drive their Austin Twelve right around Australia. The Music Hall artist, George Clarke, who performed on stage with his Austin Seven, and the ‘Austin Unity Song,’ a recording of which was presented to guests at the company’s annual dinner, are just two more fascinating stories which go to make up this Austin Anthology.
Category: Transportation

Di Verse City 2000

Author : Soft Palette Press
ISBN : UTEXAS:059173014529289
Genre : American poetry
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Category: American poetry

The Austin Chronicle Music Anthology

Author : Austin Powell
ISBN : 9780292722705
Genre : Music
File Size : 20.81 MB
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Since publishing its first issue in 1981, The Austin Chronicle has evolved alongside the city's sound to define and give voice to 'The Live Music Capital of the World.' ... In honor of the Chronicle's thirtieth anniversary, this anthology gathers the weekly's best music writing and photography ... Capturing the moments that make music history as they happen ...
Category: Music

Automotive Mascots

Author : David Kay
ISBN : 9781845847852
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 55.24 MB
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A full colour guide to British radiator and accessory mascots of 1896 to 1960 compiled by two leading experts in the field. Packed with information and stunning pictures, this comprehensive guide is a must for collectors and would-be collectors. As well as detailing the authors' collecting experiences, the book tells the reader how to get started, where to buy and - very importantly - how to spot fakes. 54 British marque mascots are covered, as are mascots produced by corporations such as ICI and the accessory mascots which owners could purchase to individualise their cars
Category: Transportation

Mary Austin S Southwest

Author : Mary Austin
ISBN : UOM:39015061454776
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Shines light on the work of Mary Austin (1866-1934), revealing her to be a significant trailblazer for Southwestern literary criticism, with thoughtful introductions to selected writings on her prose, drama, and poetry.
Category: Literary Criticism

Anthology Of World Scriptures

Author : Robert Van Voorst
ISBN : 9780495503873
Genre : Religion
File Size : 51.69 MB
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ANTHOLOGY OF WORLD SCRIPTURES is a comprehensive collection of scriptures from the major world religions, including: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Shinto, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, in addition to scriptures from more recent religious movements. The text presents scripture readings in context, providing students with a framework that shows how each religion is actually practiced today, as well as its history, teachings, organization, ethics and rituals. To ensure their accessibility and ease of use, readings are supported by introductions, study questions, glossaries, and suggestions for further reading by the editor. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Category: Religion