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THE LAST KING OF POLAND
Written by Adam Zamoyski.
Stock no. 2132441
Published by Phoenix Giant. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition.
A tragic tale beautifully told. Pictorial card wraps. B/w plates. 550 pages pages includes index. ISBN: 0753804964.
PETER THE GREAT HIS LIFE AND WORLD
Written by Robert K. Massie.
Stock no. 2132437
Published by The History Book Club. 1999. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Warrior Kings Series. Restoring to life a titanic historical figure. Black cloth spine, gilt title. Black boards. B/w plates. 909 pages includes index. Wrapper very slightly creased at top edge.
THE GREAT EXPLORERS
Written by Robin Hanbury-Tenison.
Stock no. 2132435
Published by Thames and Hudson. 1st 2010. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.
Brown cloth, gilt title to spine. In a series of penetrating biographies, 40 of the greatest explorers are described here, their lives revealed and their motives and passions examined, putting their great feats in context. Photographs and illustrations. 304 pages includes index. ISBN: 9780500251690.
NELSON AND HIS TIMES
Written by Charles Beresford; H.W. Wilson.
Stock no. 2132433
Published by Harmsworth Bros., Limited. Circa 1898. Very good condition.
Large format. Green cloth. Gilt titles and vignette. Colour frontis. Numerous b/w illustrations. 232 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A few very light marks to covers. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to prelims and rear endpaper. Light dampstain to lower edge of rear endpapers and slight wrinkling of lower edges of last few pages. Contents bright and clean.
LEONARDO DA VINCI
Written by Kenneth Clark. Illustrated by Leonardo Da Vinci.
Stock no. 2132382
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.
Large format. Dark brown cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour pictorial front cover. Colour illustrations. Bump to spine. Slip case is very good, with a few marks.
M.K. GANDHI AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY OR THE STORY OF MY EXPERIMENTS WITH TRUTH
Written by Mahatma Gandhi; Mahadev Desai; William Radice.
Stock no. 2132376
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Nearly fine condition.
Translated from the original Gujarati by Desai. Introduction and Glossary by Radice. Pale brown cloth with decoration to front cover, black title to spine. Slip case is better than very good.
FRANCIS BEART - A SINGLE PURPOSE
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 2132371
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Full Story of the man, the machines and the riders. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292365. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Spotting/foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.
LUCKY ALL MY LIFE
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 2132362
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The biography of Harry Weslake, the mechanical genius behind many of motor racing's most famous engines. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292543. Some white mottling to covers. Tape marks/residue to pastedowns, endpapers and wrapper flaps. Name and address label stuck to rear pastedown.
TITCH THE FOUNDER'S TALE
Written by C.E. Allen.
Stock no. 2132361
Published by Live Wire. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The Autobiography of Vintage Motor Cycle Club Founder C.E. 'Titch' Allen, OBE BEM. Foreword by Bill Boddy. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955312434. SIGNED by author to title page. A few white marks to covers. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps.
THE ROLAND PIKE STORY MOTOR CYCLE RACING IN THE GOLDEN AGE
Written by Roland H. Pike; William R. Hoddinott.
Stock no. 2132360
Published by Roland H. Pike. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Roland Pike was a fast, fiery and well-known competitor in British road racing in the 1935-1951 period. On his Pike-Rudges, his 7R AJS and other mounts he was consistently successful at Donington, the TT, the Ulster, the Short Circuits and on the Continent. He was also development engineer at BSA in 1952. Blue cloth, silver titles. B/w photos. A few marks to covers. Tape / glue residue to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks and some light marks.
THE LAND BEYOND THE RIDGE
Written by Roy K. Battson.
Stock no. 2132357
Published by Goose and Son. 1st 1974. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
A Motor Cycle Memoir. Cream covers with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Reminiscences of sixty odd years of the finest hobby man can have: Motor Cycling. ISBN: 0900404272. Sticky tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with scuffing and a little surface paper damage.
FLYING TO THE LIMIT
Written by Roland Beamont.
Stock no. 2132354
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
Reminiscences of Air Combat, Test Flying and the aircraft industry. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 192 pages includes index. ISBN: 1852605537. Barcode label stuck to verso of wrapper rear flap else fine.