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The struggle for North America 1754-63. Telling of exploration and settlement, of differing political, religious and social interests, of the development of the American colonies and of the war that led to the birth of Canada and eventually to the United States of America. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. A few b/w photos and maps. 278 pages. ISBN: 1857532295. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge rubbed.
SKYSCRAPER: THE SEARCH FOR AN AMERICAN STYLE 1891-1941
Written by Roger Shepherd.
Stock no. 2136791
Published by McGraw-Hill. 1st USA 2003. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. Annotated extracts from the first 50 years of 'Architectural Record'. ISBN: 0071369708.
Large format, card wraps. 72 pages. B/w and colour photos. A detailed history of the class of locomotives. ISBN: 0954485939.
HISTORY OF BENTWATERS & WOODBRIDGE: TWIN BASES REMEMBERED
Written by Norman Rose.
Stock no. 2136210
Published by Mr. Norman Rose. Circa 2004. Very good condition.
Card wraps. B/w and colour photos. Memories of the author's life, from his schooling days, continuing through to his working life at the Twin Bases spanning 40 years. The United States Air Force operated out of the Twin Bases from 1951 to 1993. SIGNED by author to title page. Some fading to spine.
Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Still in original shrinkwrap, slipcase has a couple of small marks to one side. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
GURNEY'S EAGLES: THE EXCITING STORY OF THE AAR RACING CARS
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1822584
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st 1992. Very good condition.
Originally published in 1976, this edition is a facsimile of the original 1976 edition with updated corrections and revisions added. The amazing, intimate story of the only modern American racing cars to be victorious both in Grand Prix racing and in the classic Indianapolis 500. Oblong format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0879386517. Slight discolouration to colophon and foreword page from newspaper clipping present. Some pages have been gently prised apart which may have resulted in minor surface paper loss or discolouration. All text is fine.
THE KATY RAILROAD AND THE LAST FRONTIER
Written by V.V. Masterson.
Stock no. 1822485
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Tracing the history of the Katy from its earliest beginnings to the present. Yellow cloth boards, brown & black title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0806102551. Fourth printing. Boards clean. Text block lightly browned. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and lightly scuffed, rear panel is a little grubby. Talcum powder type odour present.
New edition. Yellow/orange boards with black title labels to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0806103639. 6th printing. Knocks along cover edges. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; spine is faded with scuffing and surface paper wear; some browning/foxing.
THE COMANCHES LORDS OF THE SOUTH PLAINS
Written by Ernest Wallace; E. Adamson Hoebel.
Stock no. 2135262
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Beige/brown cloth with vignettes and title block to spine. B/w photos. Bumping to corners. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Browning and foxing to outer page edges. Some page corner creases. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; creasing and chipping, with some small areas of loss.
Dark orange/brown and red cloth with gilt title and decoration. Part of the Classic Short Stories Series. Third printing. Minimal bumping to top of spine. Minimal scuffing to slipcase.
AMERICAN SPORTS CAR RACING IN THE 1950S
Written by Michael T. Lynch; William Edgar; Ron Parravano; Carroll Shelby.
Stock no. 2134648
Published by Mbi Publishing. 1st USA 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Slightly oblong format. Red boards, white title to spine. B/w and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0760303673. Bumping to spine and corners. Crossed out old price in ink to front endpaper. A few small knocks/nicks to wrapper edges; a few marks.
The Interwined Lives of Thomas Hart Benton and Jackson Pollock. An epic story that ranges from the cafes of Gertrude Stein's Paris to the highways of the American West. It unfolds a poignant personal drama, and at the same time, offers new insights into two iconic artists. Brown paper boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour illustrations. ISBN: 9781596914209. Black felt pen mark to lower edge of text block else a fine copy.