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TOMLINSON'S NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY ITS RISE AND DEVELOPMENT
Written by K. Hoole.
Stock no. 2133629
Published by David & Charles. 3rd 1987. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. New edition with introduction by Hoole. Third edition. ISBN: 0715390023. A few light marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine and small tear to base of spine.

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WELL-HEELED: THE REMARKABLE STORY OF THE PUBLIC BENEFIT BOOT COMPANY
Written by Brian Seddon; David L. Bean.
Stock no. 2133565
Published by Phillimore. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Maroon cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1860773133. Bump to base of spine. Contents are fine! Wrapper is creased to base of spine.

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A KALEIDOSCOPE OF SHELVOKE & DREWRY
Written by Nick Baldwin; William Negus.
Stock no. 2133551
Published by Marshall Harris & Baldwin Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Six Decades of Specialised Lorries. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906116171. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine with creasing; edge-tears that are repaired with magic tape.

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MILES AIRCRAFT THE EARLY YEARS: THE STORY OF F.G. MILES AND HIS AEROPLANES 1925-1939
Written by Peter Amos.
Stock no. 2133527
Published by Air-Britain (historians) Ltd.. 1ST 2009. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780851304106. A few small knocks along cover edges. Page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips/tears; faded to spine.

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FROM SEND TO SYRACUSE: THE HISTORY OF CONNAUGHT THE START OF BRITAIN'S GRAND PRIX DOMINANCE
Written by Graham Rabagliati.
Stock no. 1820137
Published by Douglas Loveridge Publications. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Connaught Engineering from Send in Surrey established themselves after World War II, firstly with their sports car design and then with their single seater Formula 2 car. This book tells the story of the company's successes, as well as their struggle with the lack of financial support from British Industry, leading to their final closure in 1957. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 9781900113137. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to front free endpaper.

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LOCKHEED'S SKUNK WORKS: THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
Written by Jay Miller.
Stock no. 1820084
Published by Aerofax. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

The official history of the world's most famous advanced aircraft design bureau. Large format. Grey pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams plus a few colour photos. 216 pages including index. ISBN: 0942548566. Signed (with personal dedication) by the chief test pilot for Lockheed Skunk Works, Tom Morganfeld. Card covers a little grubby and rubbed at corners.

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BERT HADLEY A SON OF BIRMINGHAM: A TRIBUTE
Written by Geoff Roe.
Stock no. 2133460
Published by The Pre-War Austin Seven Club Ltd.. 2013. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Compiled by Roe. Edited by Nigel Hancock. ISBN: 9780957242623. Some creasing to covers.

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MORGAN SPORTS CARS THE HERITAGE YEARS 1954 - 1960
Written by J.D. Alderson; Chris Chapman; Craig Atkins; Charles Morgan; Lew Spencer.
Stock no. 2133447
Published by Plus Four Books. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1872955304. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Page edge browning. Pale fade to wrapper spine; a little edge-creasing.

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LOCOMOTIVES OF QUALITY: A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF MANNING WARDLE & CO.
Written by John E. Simpson.
Stock no. 1820069
Published by Ross-Evans. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition.

This book reflects the author's enthusiasm for Manning Wardle - the Leeds company universally renowned as builders of high-quality locomotives. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874498024.

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THE RAILWAY PRODUCTS OF BAGULEY-DREWRY LTD AND ITS PREDECESSORS
Written by Allen Civil; Roy Etherington.
Stock no. 1820026
Published by The Industrial Railway Society. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9789015564417.

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WYNNS THE FIRST 100 YEARS
Written by John Wynn.
Stock no. 1819938
Published by P.M. Heaton Publishing. 1st 1995. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Red glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. The story of the heavy haulage firm based in South Wales. ISBN: 1872006094. SIGNED by the author (gift dedication) to verso of free front endpaper. Very slight fading to spine.

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WYNNS THE LAST 20 YEARS
Written by John Wynn.
Stock no. 1819937
Published by P.M. Heaton Publishing. 1st 1996. Nearly fine condition.

Sequel to Wynns The First 100 Years. Wynns was founded in 1863 to satisfy the demand in South Wales for road transport. Large format. Red glazed boards. B/w and a few colour photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 1872006140. SIGNED by the author (gift dedication) to verso of free front endpaper. Spine slightly faded.

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