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BARKER, RONALD & HARDING, ANTHONY: Automobile Design. Twelve Great Designers and Their Work.

Item No. 14199

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1970. First edition. Plates. 8vo (10 x 6 inches), 374-pages. Original cloth; very good indeed in very good slightly edge creased price clipped dustwrapper which is now neatly affixed to the pastedowns with narrow white adhesive tape.

£32.00

Enquire Item No. 14199


BRITISH PETROLEUM: BP International Racing Successes [1955].

Item No. 14476

BP [1956]. Foreword by Stirling Moss. Photographic illustrations throughout. Oblong 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), unpaginated. Softback, original pictorial wrappers; staples rusty else good.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 14476


BRITISH PETROLEUM: BP International Racing Successes 1957.

Item No. 14475

BP [1958]. Foreword by Stirling Moss. Photographic illustrations throughout. Oblong 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 inches), unpaginated. Softback, original pictorial wrappers; some soiling to lower wrapper else very good.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 14475


BRITISH MOTOR CORPORATION: MG. Series "T.C", Series "T.D" and "T.F" Series "T.F" - 1500 Series "M.G.A" Service Section - Service Manual.

Rochdale, N.S.W : Scientific Magazines Publishing [1957]. Illustrations. 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches), 178-pages. Original printed red wrappers. Rubbed, damp marking to prelims.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 11250


CARACCIOLA, RUDOLF: Caracciola. Mercedes Grand Prix Ace. An Autobiography. Translated by Charles Meisl.

London: G.T. Foulis & Co., n.d. [ca. 1955]. Black & white photographic plates. Tall 8vo, pp.175, original black cloth lettered in silver on spine, no dustwrapper; binding with a number of small faint marks, else very good; internally excellent.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 9388


CHAMBERS, MARCUS: 7 Year Twitch. Signed.

Item No. 13766

London: Motoraces Book Club, G. T. Foulis., 1965. Plates. 8vo, 225-pages, original cloth; page edges tanned else very good in lightly marked dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve. Tear to blank margin of one leaf (binding fault). Signed by Chambers on the title. No. 13 in the MBC series.

£14.00

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COOPER-EVANS, MICHAEL: Private Entrant.

Item No. 13755

London: Motoraces Book Club, Cassell, 1966. Plates. 8vo, 194-pages, original cloth; very good in very good dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve.

£12.00

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HASLUCK, PAUL N. [Editor] - LAVERGNE, GERARD: The Automobile. A Practical Treatise on the Construction of Modern Motor Cars, Steam, Petrol, Electric and Petrol-Electric. Based on Lavergne's "L'Automobile sur Route". New Edition enlarged to 832 pages completely re-written up to date.

Item No. 6193

London: Cassell, 1903. 804 illustrations. Large 8vo, pp. xx:832:16(Publisher's list), original burgundy cloth. Small damp-spot on upper cover, spine a little faded and headband bumped. Inner hinges tender due to weight of text block. First printed in 1902. This is the first edition of the enlarged version.

£120.00

Enquire Item No. 6193


HARVEY, CHRIS: The MGA, B, & C.

Item No. 14481

Oxford: Oxford Illustrated Press, 1980. First edition. Plates, some coloured. 4to (10 1/4 x 8 1/2 inches), 232-pages. Original cloth; very good in like dustwrapper which has a little rubbing/creasing to lower fore-corner.

£10.00

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MARSHALL, DAVID & FRASER, IAN: BMC 1100s. Maintenance, Tuning and Modification.

Item No. 14566

London: G.T. Foulis, 1966. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 176-pages. Original cloth; good in edge rubbed dustwrapper.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 14456


MINCHIN, G.R.N: Under my Bonnet.

London: G. T. Foulis, 1950. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 183-pages, original cloth; binding damp mottled otherwise good in slightly dusty edge rubbed dustwrapper which has chipping at head and tail of backstrip.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14206


NITSKE, ROBERT: Mercedes-Benz Production Models 1946-1975.

Item No. 11147

Winconsin: Motorbooks International, 1977. First edition. Illustrated in black & white. Oblong (8 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches wide), pp.175, orignial cloth in dustwrapper; binding very slightly edge-browned, else good; dustwrapper with short tear to lower edge of back cover, some edge creasing and rubbing (especially to ends of spine); internally, excellent.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 11147


NOBLE, DUDLEY: Milestones in a Motoring Life. Signed.

London: Queen Anne Press, 1969. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 252-pages. Original cloth; very good in very slightly edge rubbed dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve. Signed by the author.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 13727


PASCAL, DOMINIQUE: British Cars at Le Mans. AC, Aston Martin, Bentley, Healey, Jaguar, MG, Triumph.

Yeovil: Haynes, 1990. First edition. Well illustrated partly in colour. 4to (11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches), 146-pages. Original laminated boards; very good in good unclipped dustwrapper.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 14222


PRITCHARD, ANTHONY: The Motor Racing Year No. 2.

Item No. 13731

London: Pelham Books, 1971. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 293-pages. Original cloth; very good in lightly soiled dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 13731


REDMAN, JIM: Wheels of Fortune.

Item No. 13756

London: Motoraces Book Club, 1967. Plates. 8vo, 123-pages, original cloth; very good in very good dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve.

£18.00

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ROBERT, PETER [Editor]: Competitive Driving. At the Wheel: Innes Ireland, Roy Salvadori, Raymond Mays, Mike Parkes, John Sprinzel, Tony Marsh, Jim Russell.

Item No. 13711

London: Stanley Paul, 1964. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 142-pages, original cloth; very good indeed in like dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 13711


ROBERTS, SAM: Ford Model Y . Henry's Car for Europe.

Item No. 13884

Dorchester: Veloce Publishing, 2001. First edition. Profusely illustrated. 4to (10 x 8 1/4 inches), 224-pages. Original blue cloth, no dustwrapper. Small stain to edge of text block else good.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 13884


ROBSON, GRAHAM: An Encyclopaedia of European Sports & GT Cars 1945 to 1960 & from 1960. Two volumes.

Yeovil: Foulis Haynes, 1981. The first volume a First Edition, the 2nd volume a 1984 reprint. Illustrations. Two volumes 4to (10 x 7 1/4 inches), 328 & 471 pages, original grained cloth; very good in like unclipped dustwrappers. A heavy set; extra postage will be requested.

£18.00

Enquire Item No. 14192


ROLT, L.T.C: Horseless Carriage. The Motor-Car in England.

London: Constable, 1950. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 204-pages. Original cloth; narrow band of fading at headband otherwise very good in dustwrapper which has slight loss at head and base of spine & one corner, dustwrapper now protected by a removable sleeve.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 13773


ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB: An R.A.C. PATROLMAN BOOKMARK ca. 1920.

Item No. 16532

A coloured cut-out figure of a saluting R.A.C. patrolman, "R.A.C. Stand 64" to the base, membership details to the reverse.

7 1/2 inches high not including hanging cord. Very good.

From a 1920's motor show catalogue?

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16532


SEDGWICK, MICHAEL: Fiat.

Item No. 14271

New York: Arco, 1974. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 352-pages. Original cloth; very good in good but edge bumped dustwrapper.

£21.00

Enquire Item No. 14271


SEYMOUR, PETER J: A Guide to the Maintenance of the Bullnose & Flatnose Morris, 1920-31.

The Bullnose Morris Club, n.d. Illustrations throughout. Folio (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 92-pages. Original pictorial card wrapper; spiral bound. Wrappers rubbed ese good.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 13875


SMITH, NORMAN: Case History.

London: Autosport, 1958. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 278-pages. Original cloth; very good indeed in like dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve. Price on inner flap ammended in ink. Alfa Romeo, Mercedes-Benz, Delage, Ferrari & Maserati etc.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 13721


SPITZ, ALAIN: Talbot. Des Talbot-Darracq aux Talbot-Lago

Item No. 13784

Collection "Prestige de l'Automobile", Editions E.P.A. 1983. First edition. Illustrations throughout. 4to (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches), 348-pages. Original cloth. Fine in like dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve.

£150.00

Enquire Item No.13784


SURTEES, JOHN: Speed

London: Motoraces Book Club, Arthur Barker 1964. Plates. 8vo, 168-pages, original cloth; very good in lightly dustmarked dustwrapper which is now protected by a removable sleeve. No. 7 in the MBC series.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 13762


TONGUE, R.E: High Speed Diary. The Life and Times of Reginald Ellis Tongue.

Rothesay: Dove, 2002. First edition. Illustrations. 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches), 192-pages. Softback, original coloured pictorial wrappers; very good.

£21.00

Enquire Item No. 14219


TRANSPORT


ALLEN, SIR PETER: Transport Pioneers of the Twentieth Century.

Cambridge: for the Transport Trust by Patrick Stephens, 1981. First edition. Number 381 of a Limited edition of 1000. Illustrations. 4to (11 1/4 x 8 3/4 inches), 240-pages. Original cloth-backed boards, all edges gilt; fine in clear plastic wrapper and slightly faded/marked slipcase.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14218


EYRE, GEORGE & STRAHAN, ANDREW (Publishers): A Collection of the Acts of Parliament Now in Force for Regulating the Turnpike Roads in England. With a Copious Index.

London: George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1828. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), iv:358-pages. Recent full polished tan calf, burgundy lattering piece, uncut; the binding unfinished in as much as the lettering piece has not as yet been lettered. Contemporary signature on title. Very good.

£70.00

Enquire Item No. 13003


STRAUS, RALPH: Carriages & Coaches, their History & their Evolution. Fully illustrated from old prints, contemporary drawings and photographs.

Item No. 16171

London: Martin Secker, 1912. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 309-pages. Original blue cloth blocked in gilt. Headbands bruised, binding dulled, corners a little bumped, some foxing. Title blindstamped "Presentation copy for review".

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 16171


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