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DAN GURNEY: THE ULTIMATE RACER
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1822626
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A stunning tour de force opens this new biography of Dan Gurney as Karl Ludvigsen chronicles one of the most dramatic periods of the American racer's career - the 60 days in May and June of 1967 in which he qualified on the front row at Indy and won at both Le Mans and Spa. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 1859606555. Some light crinkling to some pages through fingering (not grubby). White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly grubby.

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ROSEMEYER! A NEW BIOGRAPHY
Written by Elly Beinhorn Rosemeyer; Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1822612
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Biography of Bernd Rosemeyer, European Grand Prix champion, an enlarged version by Nixon of the original version written by his widow Elly. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851840469. Black card covers lightly scuffed. Slight musty odour present.

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"WILKIE" THE MOTOR RACING LEGEND
Written by W.E. Wilkinson.
Stock no. 1822585
Published by Nelson And Saunders. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The memoirs of one of the most famous racing managers. B/w photos. ISBN: 094775007X. SIGNED by the author to title page. Foxing throughout. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is unevenly faded. Musty odour present.

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THE STORY OF THE FIRST QUEEN ELIZABETH
Written by L. Du Garde Peach. Illustrated by John Kenney.
Stock no. 1321728
Published by Wills & Hepworth Ltd.. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Ladybird Series 561. Buff boards with colour vignette and titles. Colour illustrations. Spine bumped. Vertical crease to centre of front cover. Foxspots to contents. Dustwrapper is browned and slightly grubby, spine slightly faded. Ink no. -32L written to top of front flap.

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VANWALL: THE STORY OF TONY VANDERVELL AND HIS RACING CARS
Written by Denis Jenkinson; Cyril Posthumus.
Stock no. 1822578
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tony Vandervell, the founder of world-famous bearing manufacturers Vandervell Products Ltd, was the driving force behind the Vanwalls. Invaluable insight into the character of Tony Vandervell and what went into the building and racing of his team of Vanwall cars. Green cloth boards, white titles. B/w photos. 176 pages. ISBN: 0850591694. Boards nice and clean. Endpapers browned and foxing to prelims & text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is clean. Musty odour present.

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CLEOPATRA: A LIFE
Written by Stacy Schiff; Lucy Hughes-Hallett.
Stock no. 1321720
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2016. Fine condition.

Intoduction by Lucy Hughes-Hallett. Vivid blocked cloth design to boards. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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DIARY OF A PROVINCIAL LADY
Written by E.M. Delafield; Jilly Cooper. Illustrated by Nicolas Bentley.
Stock no. 1822557
Published by Folio Society. Nearly fine condition.

Autobiography of E.M. Delafield. Grey and brown pictorial cloth. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap which is lightly scuffed

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ADVENTURES OF CASANOVA: EPISODES FROM THE HISTORY OF MY LIFE
Written by Giacomo Casanova; Chevalier De Seingalt; Frances Wilson.
Stock no. 1822531
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2007. Nearly fine condition.

Edited and Introduced by Frances Wilson. Pictorial cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! Slight fading to silpcase.

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REACH FOR THE SKY
Written by Paul Brickhill.
Stock no. 1822501
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2017. Fine condition.

The gripping life-story of Douglas Bader, double amputee and Second World War fighter ace. Blue pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap!

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LOVE AND WAR IN THE APENNINES
Written by Eric Newby; Edward Stourton. Illustrated by Robin Heighway-Bury.
Stock no. 1822498
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2016. Fine condition.

A love story and a war story. Colour pictorial cloth. Colour illustrations. A fine copy still in original shrinkwrap!

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DYLAN THOMAS: NO MAN MORE MAGICAL
Written by Andrew Sinclair.
Stock no. 1822481
Published by Holt Rinehart & Winston. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The relation between Dylan's poetry and his life. B/w photos. ISBN: 0030145368. Boards clean. Text block browned else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded at spine and top edges. Musty odour present.

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BILL HOOLE: ENGINEMAN EXTRAORDINARY
Written by Peter W.B. Semmens.
Stock no. 1822475
Published by Ian Allan. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Bill Hoole's railway career, spanning almost 60 years to the days when he joined the Midland Railway as a Dock Messenger in Liverpool. Red cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. Plain white label stuck to top of front endpaper covering a previous owner's inscription. Text block browned with foxing to top edge. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at top of spine.

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