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Practical Automobile Engineering, Illustrated

By: N/A

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Odhams Press Ltd:

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 004516

Condition: Good


Comprehensive guide to the maintenance, overhaul and repair of motor vehicles. This edition was updated to include servicing American cars and the maintenance of diesel engines. It is undated but probably pre-1959. 512pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white diagrams and photographs. Musty book with slack binding, edges marked and gift inscription to front endpaper, othewise good copy. Unclipped DJ edgeworn, otherwise good in clear protective cover. HEA... View more info

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Jackie Stewart's Principles of Performance Driving

By: Alan Henry (Editor)

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Richmond, Surrey, Hazleton Publishing: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004488

ISBN: 0-905138-43-0

Condition: Very Good


Account of Jackie Stewart's success, both in Grand Prix racing and in business. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Kent. 244pp, illustrated throughout with photographs in black and white and in colour. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bend to rear board and dedication in ink to front endpaper, otherwise VG copy. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear, otherwise near fine in clear protective cover. View more info

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Industrial Narrow Gauge Album

By: Andrew Neale

Price: £10.00

Publisher: East Harling, Norfolk, Plateway Press: 2009

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 008710

ISBN: 1-871980-60-7

Condition: Very Good


Collection of photographs taken throughout Britain of industrial railways of a variety of gauges. 108pp, illustrated throughout in black and white. Corners have been reinforced with black tape to prolong the life of the book, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Classic Cars - The World's Greatest Automobiles

By: Andrew Noakes

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Bath, Parragon: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005585

ISBN: 1405486597

Condition: Very Good


Detailed survey of over 150 of the world's most memorable cars, from the Model T Ford, Bentleys, Bugattis and Rolls Royce Silver Ghost to post-war sports cars from Porsche, Maserati, Aston Martin, etc. 192pp lavishly illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Minor bumping to lower corners and base of spine, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight scratching and edgewear, otherwise very good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requ... View more info

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The Rolls-Royce Motor Car

By: Anthony Bird & Ian Hallows

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004442

Condition: Very Good


The story of 'The best car in the world', 320pp illustrated with over 140 black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine, top edges tinted, decorated endpapers. Some bumping and rubbing to spine and corners, marking to boards, some turned corners and former owner's name to half-title page, otherwise very good copy. HEAVY BOOK. Additional postage will be requested. View more info

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The Guinness Book of the Car

By: Anthony Harding, Warren Allport, David Hodges, John Davenport

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Enfield, Middlesex, Guinness Superlatives Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004523

ISBN: 0-85112-806-8

Condition: Very Good


Compendium of motoring facts, statistics and anecdotes, covering every aspect of the car, from motor sport to everyday motoring. 256pp with index, illustrated with over 200 photographs in colour and black and white. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bend to boards & dedication to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has some edgewear, with one small closed tear to top of spine, otherwise very good in clear protective cover. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage ... View more info

Winners: A Who's Who of Motor Racing Champions

By: Brian Laban

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London, Orbis Publishing Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004571

ISBN: 0-85613-042-7

Condition: Very Good


The story of winning drivers through the history of motor sport. 190pp illustrated with 16 pages of black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine, coloured endpapers. Slight slant to spine, fading to top and bottom of spine, small split to bottom edges of a few pages and former prices to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has minor edgewear, otherwise very good in clear protective cover. View more info

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The Trains We Loved

By: C Hamilton Ellis

Price: £2.75

Publisher: Pan Books: 1971

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 002161

ISBN: 0-330-02788-3

Condition: Good


Essay on the steam train, originally published in 1947, 110pp, illustrated with the author's colour illustrations and further black and white photographs. Some darkening to page edges, margins and cover, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Foggy - The Explosive Autobiography of the Four-time Superbike World Champion

By: Carl Fogarty and Neil Bramwell

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, CollinsWillow: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004478

ISBN: 0-00-218960-7

Condition: Near Fine


Unique biography of the four-times world superbike champion. 308pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of colour photographs.Gilt lettering to spine. Some marking to edges and slight slant to spine, otherwise near fine copy. Unclipped DJ has minimal edgewear, otherwise near fine. View more info

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Jacques Villeneuve: A Champion in Pictures

By: Cedric Daetwyler (Text)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Goldstar Holdings Corp: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008421

ISBN: 9768108126

Condition: Near Fine


The life and career of the Formula One driver, captured by photographer Gianni Giansanti since the driver's first test in 1995. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with colour and black and white photographs. Minimal marking to top edges, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal surface wear, otherwise near fine. HEAVY BOOK, extra postage will be requested for 1st class or overseas shipping. View more info

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Formula One: Made in Britain - The British Influence in Formula One

By: Clive Couldwell

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Virgin Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004476

ISBN: 1085227-063-2

Condition: Near Fine


Exploration of the heart of Formula One in the UK. 246pp with index, illustrated with 8 pages of black and white photographs. Silver lettering to spine. Minimal marking to page edges, otherwise near fine copy. Minor shelfwear to DJ, otherwise near fine. View more info

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Trams of Northern Britain

By: Colin Garratt

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Milepost: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005595

ISBN: 1-900193-15-9

Condition: Poor


Companion volume to Trams of Southern Britain, a collection of the excellent photographs of Henry Priestley in association with the National Tramway Museum. 78 pages of black and white photographs. Minor bumping to corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ faded to spine and slightly creased, otherwise very good. View more info

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Rallying - 21 Years of World Championships

By: David & Amanda Campbell

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004481

ISBN: 0-297-83527-0

Condition: Good


Authoritative look at the dramas and celebrations of rallying. Introduction by Colin McRae. 168pp illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Silver lettering to spine. Front endpaper has been removed, affecting pastedown, otherwise a good clean copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight surface marking and minor creasing to edges, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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The Science of Speed - Today's Fascinating High-tech World of Formula 1

By: David Tremayne

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Yeovil, Somerset, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004492

ISBN: 1-85260-589-8

Condition: Very Good


The roots and consequences of the many changes to Formula One racing over a short period of time. 204pp with index, illustrated with photographs in colour and black and white. Endpapers decorated with diagrams of cars. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight marking to page edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has small tear to top edge, otherwise very good in clear cover. View more info

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The Concise Encyclopedia of Formula One

By: David Tremayne & Mark Hughes

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Bristol, Dempsey Parr: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004493

ISBN: 1-84084-037-4

Condition: Near Fine


Fascinating facts and figures about Formula 1, with statistics, drivers and the cars. 256pp with index, illustrated throughout with photographs in colour and black and white. Spine very slightly slanted and inscription to front pastedown, otherwise near fine copy. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise near fine in clear protective cover. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested. View more info

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The Woman and the Car - A Chatty Little Handbook for All Women to Motor or Who Want to Motor

By: Dorothy Levitt

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hugh Evelyn: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 008950

ISBN: 238-78967-5

Condition: Very Good


Exact reprint of the 1909 first edition, with the addition or an introduction by Frances Howell. Edited and with introductory articles by C Byng-Hall, illustrated with black and white photographs. 126pp. Motoring handbook by the early 20th century racing driver, who was also a competent mechanic. Small bump to spine, slightly dusty edges and gift inscription to pastedown, otherwise very good copy. Unclipped DJ has internal foxing, edgewear and 1.2" closed tear to spi... View more info

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Saab - Half a Century of Achievement 1947-1997

By: Eric Dymock

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Warminster, Wiltshire, Dove Publishing: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007449

ISBN: 0-9518750-5-1

Condition: Very Good


Celebration of 50 years of car manufacturing by the Swedish company. 192pp illustrated throughout, mainly with colour photographs. Silver lettering to spine. Dark endpapers. Slight rippling to pages and minor marking to lower edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ somewhat creased, otherwise good. HEAVY BOOK, additional postage will be requested outside of the UK. View more info

Image for The Railway in England and Wales 1830-1914 - Volume 1, The System and Its Working

The Railway in England and Wales 1830-1914 - Volume 1, The System and Its Working

By: Jack Simmons

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Leicester University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008705

ISBN: 0-7185-1146-8

Condition: Very Good


First volume in a series of four about the effects the railway had on life and society. 295pp with index. Folding map to rear. Gilt lettering on red title label to spine, top edges tinted. Slight bumping to spine and corners, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. Map in excellent condition. Unclipped DJ faded to spine, worn at corners and with slight loss at base of spine, in clear protective cover. View more info

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High Speed Trains

By: Jane Collins

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Albany Books: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004141

Condition: Near Fine


The story of high speed rail travel. 61pp, illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Bright gilt lettering to spine. Minor rubbing to base of spine and bottom corners, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight edgewear and marking, otherwise near fine. View more info

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Stockton & Darlington Railway: Rail 150 Exhibition Steam Cavalcade

By: Joint Committee for Stockton & Darlington Railway 150 Celebrations

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Stockton & Darlington Railway: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004207

Condition: Very Good


150th Anniversary Souvenir Guide. 80pp, illustrated throghout with drawings and photographs in color and black and white. Minor edgewear, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. View more info