CDN$ 22.39
  • List Price: CDN$ 27.99
  • You Save: CDN$ 5.60 (20%)
FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ 25.
In Stock.
Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
Gift-wrap available.
Quantity:1
Add to Cart
Have one to sell?
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Encyclopedia of the Harley Davidson Hardcover – Aug 1 2010


See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Hardcover
"Please retry"
CDN$ 22.39
CDN$ 22.39 CDN$ 21.07

Join Amazon Student in Canada



Frequently Bought Together

Customers buy this book with Art of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle CDN$ 27.59

The Encyclopedia of the Harley Davidson + Art of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle
Price For Both: CDN$ 49.98

Show availability and shipping details

  • This item: The Encyclopedia of the Harley Davidson

    In Stock.
    Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
    FREE Shipping on orders over CDN$ CDN$ 25. Details

  • Art of the Harley-Davidson Motorcycle

    In Stock.
    Ships from and sold by Amazon.ca.
    FREE Shipping. Details


Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed

NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 448 pages
  • Publisher: Chartwell Books (Aug. 1 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0785826289
  • ISBN-13: 978-0785826286
  • Product Dimensions: 22.3 x 28 x 3.7 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #104,289 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)


What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
2
4 star
0
3 star
0
2 star
0
1 star
0
See both customer reviews
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most helpful customer reviews

By Tanya Scalia on May 21 2014
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Purchased for a gift.
This book really has every make and model with tons of pictures and explanations to go with it.
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
This book is a Harley lovers heaven... Every make and model with a ton of pictures to go with them!
Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again.

Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)

Amazon.com: 41 reviews
16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
Nice content, poor print quality, inaccurate info May 23 2011
By M. Lee - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
The photos are nice. Lots of pics and a good history of HD. However the binding and print quality are awful. The book feels like it will fall apart at the seams. Then I read that it was printed in China and all was explained. I am sorry, but a book about such a huge part of American history being printed in China is a disgrace.

Also there is a lot of inaccurate info. For example, the author assumes every police bike is an Electra Glide. There are photos of police Road Kings that are referred to as Electra Glides, etc. No knowledgeable person should ever confuse the two, it's a very obvious difference. There are other mistakes as well throughout the book.
11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
Harley's...Can't be Beat Dec 14 2007
By M. L. Canfield - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Paperback
Recently a friend of my daughter's came into possession of a Harley Sporster model year 1973.. I have been a Harley fan forever..and I'm 79 years of age..I hadn't been on a Harley in over 8 years..the last one being an Electra Glide and I rode behind my son in Ore. Unexpectedly one day I got to ride on the Sportster..and it really was a good ride...I found the Harley book on line with Amazon and bought it for the owner of
the 73..He was very surprised and pleased..and I hated to give it up , but at my age..that was probably my last ride..I'll still listen for the Harley engine..and will probably order the book for myself one of these days..well worth the money.
M.L.Canfield
4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
Yikes! April 8 2014
By Steve Proctor - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
While the Harley-Davidson is a high quality American icon, this book is anything but quality. The book text is blurry in places and some of the information, particularly photo captions, are inaccurate. It's a shame since it does a good job at covering the over 100-year history of the motorcycle. Since its humble beginnings in 1903, the book tells the story of why Harley-Davidson has had staying power for so many years, "Only when their prototype worked consistently did they consider selling a replica. In fact, this cautious, conservative attitude was to typify how they did business over the next four decades."

If you are looking for accurate information on Harley-Davidson, there are many other books out there to consider. I would highly recommend anything you can find by Allan Girdler, particularly now that they back in print. The images in Harley Davidson Sportster are great and I love all the detail in Harley-Davidson Racing, 1934-1986.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Not as accurate as I hoped Jan. 26 2013
By jeg607 - Published on Amazon.com
Got as a 2012 Christmas gift from someone who knows I have a Harley, and I hoped for a good read. Fairly extensive, but I was turned off by the full page photo on page 6 (right after the Contents page) that is captioned as "Beautifully restored vintage Harley-Davidson in Geneva" that is clearly a photo of a 1998 or 1999 Yamaha Star Motorcycle Royal Star 1300. Note Star gas tank emblem, modern Yamaha controls, radiator and visible driveshaft to name a few clues to the real make of the bike. Not sure if this was just a "put-on" by the authors to see if anyone caught the joke, or if they honestly felt it was really a H-D. Makes much of the content and photos in the book suspect. However, many of the facts presented and the photos given are correct.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Buy an Official Harley Book if you want accurate info June 18 2013
By Jeff - Published on Amazon.com
Format: Hardcover
The inaccuracies are a joke. On the first page following the table of contents there is a late 90's Star that is captioned as a restored Harley. Of course the professional source is cited as some random Flickr user... In addition, page 311 notes that Erik Buell was inspired by a Victory cruiser. Victory started up in '98, Buell in '83... you make the call.

In short there are a lot of great pictures but you need to research your own facts to go with them.

Perhaps earlier versions of the book didn't have the same problems, I get the feeling that the publisher paid some interns to do the 2010 update and only gave them a Google based research budget.

Product Images from Customers

Search

Look for similar items by category


Feedback