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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.

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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.

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SITTING BULL: CHAMPION OF THE SIOUX
Written by Stanley Vestal.
Stock no. 2135267
Published by University of Oklahoma Press. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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AMERICAN SHORT STORIES
Written by William Abrahams. Illustrated by Paul Gulla.
Stock no. 1321369
Published by Folio Society. 1999. Nearly fine condition.

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.

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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.

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IN PATAGONIA
Written by Bruce Chatwin; William Dalrymple.
Stock no. 2134410
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2016. Fine condition.

Yellow cloth spine with silver/grey title. Silver boards with yellow title and blue vignette. Introduced by William Dalrymple. Contained in fine yellow slipcase.

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AMERICA'S SHIELD: THE STORY OF THE STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND AND ITS PEOPLE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819544
Published by Turner Publishing. Circa 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Title to front and spine is 'Strategic Air Command'. Large format. White glazed boards. Colour illustrations to endpapers. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1563112655. Title to spine faded. Light browning to edges of verso of free endpapers.

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TOM AND JACK
Written by Henry Adams.
Stock no. 1819300
Published by Bloomsbury Press. 1st USA 2009. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

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.

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PACIFIC: 2472'S FAMILY ALBUM
Written by Kenneth G. Johnsen.
Stock no. 1817990
Published by Interurban Press. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

A tour of the Espee's Pacific fleet, from passenger to freight operations, and from streamlining to WWII-era basic black. A look at Pacific 2472. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0870460927.

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AMERICA'S GREAT COMIC-STRIP ARTISTS
Written by Richard Marschall. Illustrated by R.F. Outcault; F. Opper; Harold Gray; Charles M. Schulz; et al..
Stock no. 2131007
Published by Abbeville Press. Circa 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth with silver title to spine. Includes various reproduced comic strips in b/w and colour. ISBN: 0896599175. Wrapper is edge-creased with some tape repairs to top and tail of spine.

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