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The Stanley Steamer – America’s Legendary Steam Car

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The story of the world’s best-known steam car and the enigmatic Stanley twins who built it. 548 pages, over 500 illustrations. Published by Stanley Museum, Inc. Recipient of the Thomas McKean Memorial Cup, presented by the Antique Automobile Club of America, and the Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot Award, for the best book on automotive history, from the Society of Automotive Historians.

“A good read.” — Jay Leno

“I…consider it to be a model for anyone undertaking the history of a make of car, and probably unmatched in this respect by any previously published volume.” — Fred Roe, automotive historian and Duesenberg authority

“…well written and deeply researched, this is one of those books that any automotive history collection must include.” — Automobile magazine

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Images of America – Ledyard and Gales Ferry

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A photographic history of two Connecticut villages in the popular Arcadia Publishing “Images of America” series. 128 pages, 210 illustrations.

“Old photographs are a great way to reminisce – and that’s exactly what author Kit Foster hopes people will do when they pick up Ledyard and Gales Ferry. 210 photographs, ranging from the mid 19th century to the 1970s, tell the town’s history through images of its buildings and people.” — Marilyn Comrie, Norwich Bulletin

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Serendipity: n. An aptitude for making desirable discoveries by accident.
“They were always making discoveries, by accident and sagacity, of things they were not in quest of.”
Horace Walpole, The Three Princes of Serendip
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