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ELISE: REBIRTH OF THE TRUE LOTUS
Written by Alastair Clements.
Stock no. 1818855
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The full story of this very special little sports car, from first concept sketches to the dramatic 340R and Exige variants and the series 2 version introduced in 2000. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1859608574.

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CLASSIC CAR PROFILES NOS. 25-60
Written by Anthony Harding. Illustrated by Gordon Davies; James Leech; et al..
Stock no. 1818849
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

Blue cloth spine with gilt title, cream boards with gilt title and vignette. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Includes: The Single-Cylinder De Dion Boutons, The Leyland Eight, The Talbots 14/45-11, Alfa Romeo Type 158/159, Ston Martin 1.5 litre International, and so on... Text block browned. Minor foxing to endpapers. Small white sticker with name & date in ink to front endpaper top edge. Musty odour present.

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THE MODERN STEAM CAR AND ITS BACKGROUND
Written by Thomas S. Derr; Floyd Clymer.
Stock no. 1818834
Published by Lindsay Publications. 1st thus 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Reprint of the 1932 publication with a supplement on historical steam cars by Floyd Clymer to the rear. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. An interesting little book. ISBN: 1559182172.

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ENGLISH AND AMERICAN STEAM CARRIAGES AND TRACTION ENGINES
Written by William Fletcher.
Stock no. 1818833
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A facsimile of the 1904 edition. With a new introduction by W.J. Hughes. Mustard boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. ISBN: 0715362321. Spine cocked. Light browning to text block. Orange pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and top edge of front panel.

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AUTOMOTIVE HANDBOOK
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818832
Published by Bosch. 2nd 1986. Slightly better than very good condition.

Small format. 2nd edition. Limp vinyl blue cardwraps, white titles. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1852260009. Text block a little grubby, minor foxing to top edge.

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MINI-COOPER & S
Written by Nigel Edwards.
Stock no. 1818809
Published by Greenwich Editions. 1st thus 1997. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Colour, data and detail on the road and rally cars 1960s to 1990s. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0862881803. Light browning to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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CLASSIC CAR PROFILES NOS. 61-96
Written by Anthony Harding. Illustrated by Gordon Davies; James Leech; et al..
Stock no. 1818783
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1967. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth spine with gilt title, cream boards with gilt title and vignette. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Includes: The "Bullnose" Morris Cowley; The Coopper-Bristol F.2.; The Chitty-Bang-Bangs; The Maserati 250F Grand Prix Car; and many more. Tape marks to boards and some tape repair which has yellowed to some colour pages. Foxing to endpapers. Some front covers of bound volumes scuffed. Label with name and date in ink to top front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents crinkled as if from damp but no staining. Musty odour present.

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CLASSIC CAR PROFILES NOS. 1-24
Written by Anthony Harding. Illustrated by Gordon Davies; James Leech; et al..
Stock no. 1818782
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1966. Very good condition.

Red cloth spine with gilt title, cream boards with gilt title and vignette. Colour illustrations. B/w photos. Includes: The Model T. Ford; THe 1908 & 1914 G.P Mercedes; The Rolls-Royce Phantom I; and so on. Musty odour present.

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A-Z OF WORKS RALLY CARS FROM THE 1940S TO THE 1990S
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 1818759
Published by Bay View Books. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An exhaustive guide to works rally cars built for international rallying, starting with embryonic works programmes in the late 1940s and coming into the 90s. Large format. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1870979427. Light rubbing to board edges. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.

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THE CHAIN-DRIVE FRAZER NASH
Written by David Thirlby.
Stock no. 2131933
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An intimate look at how the G.N. and Frazer Nash models came into being. The production and racing models, the various engines used in them and the specials. B/w photos. Tape marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper s price-cut with a few small closed tears and some edge-creasing.

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A HISTORY OF COACHBUILDING
Written by George Oliver.
Stock no. 2131931
Published by Cassell. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Tape marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with closed tear to top of front panel.

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NINE LIVES PLUS
Written by The Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce.
Stock no. 2131930
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's life. Record-breaking on land, sea and in the air. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720709741. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Tape marks to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is also price-cut with edge-creasing and a faded spine.

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