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A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF BRS 35 YEARS OF TRUCKING
Written by Nick Baldwin.
Stock no. 1819106
Published by Roundoak Publishing. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Reprint of the original first published in 1982 by Frederick Warn.The history of British Road Services. ISBN: 9781871565508.

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BRS PARCELS SERVICES AND THE EXPRESS CARRIERS
Written by Gordon Mustoe; Arthur Ingram; Robin Pearson.
Stock no. 1819105
Published by Roundoak Publishing. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. A continuation of the previous book: BRS - The Early Years. This volume not only looks at the creation administration and functioning of the BRS Parcels section but also reveals some of the historical background of those major carriers and companies, such as Pickfords, Carter Paterson, Suttons, Fisher Renwick, Bouts, Holdsworth & Hanson, that were brought together to function under its umbrella. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781871565492. Green pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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MIDLAND RED STYLE
Written by Roger Torode; Malcolm Keeley.
Stock no. 2132450
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 2011. Fine condition.

Telling the story of Midland Red through its people, publicity and vehicles. Pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 9781854143471.

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TATRA THE LEGACY OF HANS LEDWINKA
Written by Ivan Margolius; John G. Henry.
Stock no. 2132448
Published by Veloce Publishing. 1st thus 2015. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the Tatra company is one of great innovation and avant-garde design in automobile engineering and also the story of one man - Hans Ledwinka. Large square format. Green boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 9781845847999. Lower corners of book and wrapper bumped else a fine copy.

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THE ROAR OF DUST AND DIESEL
Written by Mike Teanby.
Stock no. 2132348
Published by Japonica Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

A Story of International Harvester Doncaster, manufacturer and supplier of some of the finest farming machinery money could buy. Large format. Colour pictorial boards. Colour photos. ISBN: 1904686060. A fine copy.

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EAST MOORS ALBUM PORTRAIT OF A STEEL WORKS 1888-1978
Written by Anthony J. Edwards.
Stock no. 1819063
Published by British Steel Corporation. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of the East Moors Steelworks in Cardiff. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Foreword by Edwards. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded at edges, a little grubby, small closed tear (no loss) to top front edge of spine.

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DON'T TRUDGE IT, RUDGE IT
Written by Bryan Reynolds.
Stock no. 2132295
Published by Haynes. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Unlike most other marque histories, the Rudge story is not one of outstanding success... Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854291881. Tape/tape glue marks to pastedowns, endpapers and wrapper flaps. Inscriptions in ink to rear pastedown. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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ROLLS-ROYCE HIVES' TURBULENT BARONS
Written by Alec Harvey-Bailey.
Stock no. 2132243
Published by Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Historical Series No.20. Yellow cardwraps. B/w photos. 179 pages. Some creasing to spine and cover edges.

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THE DE HAVILLAND AIRCRAFT COMPANY (IMAGES OF AVIATION)
Written by Maurice F. Allward; John W.R. Taylor.
Stock no. 1819011
Published by Tempus. 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752406302. Reprint.

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ADVERTISING ARMSTRONG SIDDELEY 1904-1960
Written by Bill Smith; Daniel Young.
Stock no. 1818995
Published by Yesteryear Books. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.

A fascinating collection of adverts prefaced by an illustrated history of the marque. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w photos and adverts. 80 pages. ISBN: 1873078196. One instance of highlighting to text. Previous owner's address label to inside rear cover.

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ADVERTISING RILEY 1906-1968
Written by Daniel Young.
Stock no. 1818993
Published by P4 Spares. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

A fascinating collection of Riley adverts prefaced by an illustrated history of the marque. Large format. Cardwraps. B/w adverts. 95 pages. ISBN: 1873078021. A few instances of highlighting of text to prelims. Previous owner's address label to inside rear cover.

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PARK ROYAL COACHWORKS VOLUME ONE 1924-1944
Written by Alan Townsin.
Stock no. 1818979
Published by The Transport Publishing Company. 1st 1979. Very good condition.

A pictorial survey of bus building from the twenties to the forties with a brief histroy. Oblong format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0903839172. A couple of foxspots to vertical edge of text block. Contents clean.

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