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Books, etc. Sale
September 6, 2014 (9am-5pm)
Buy Automotive Literature, Posters, Lithographs, Old and Rare Books and More
The Benson Ford Research Center is selling its oversupply of automotive and non-automotive printed information. Items include:
  • Automotive items from the Big Three and foreign manufacturers: brochures, pamphlets, promotional materials, press kits & periodicals, parts price lists, shop and owner’s manuals, warranty guides, mostly post 1960
  • Non-automotive items: beautiful lithographs and photographs ready for framing, literature, and more
  • Antique and rare books and periodicals covering many topics including automobile history, travel, arts and the sciences; most are from the early teens, 20’s, and 30’s

New offerings for this year’s sale include vintage photographs, a new selection of rare and hard-to-find books, collectible vintage travel maps and new selections of periodicals including Country Life in America.

All proceeds from the sale will benefit the education and collections programs of The Henry Ford. All sales are final.

Please call the Benson Ford Research Center at 313-982-6020 with any questions.


The Henry Ford is located in Dearborn, Michigan on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard, just west of the Southfield Freeway (M-39) and south of Michigan Avenue (US-12).
The Henry Ford
20900 Oakwood Blvd.
Dearborn, MI 48124-5029
From the East or West via I-94:
Take I-94 to the Oakwood Boulevard exit; go north on Oakwood. The Henry Ford is 2.5 miles from the exit on the corner of Village Road and Oakwood Boulevard.
From the South via I-75:
Exit to northbound Southfield Freeway (M-39); drive 4.1 miles to Oakwood Boulevard (Exit 4). Left on Oakwood and drive 1.8 miles.
From the North via Southfield Road (or I-96):
Take Southfield Freeway (M-39) south 4.5 miles past I-96 and exit at Michigan avenue (Exit 6). Continue on the Southfield service drive (veer left) for .5 mile. At the first stoplight, turn right onto Village Road (through the iron gates) and drive .75 mile.
Metro Detroit often has major construction projects. Please check the following sites for the latest on construction areas and road closures.
Michigan Department of Transportation
AAA Traffic & Construction Report