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P.C.V. AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by P.C. Vincent.
Stock no. 1824136
Published by Vincent Publishing Company. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The autobiography of Philip C. Vincent giving a fascinating background to the world-famous Vincent H.R.D. Company (motorcycles), who set standards of workmanship and performance that have never been equalled. Limited edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. Black leather boards with gilt titles. B/w photos. All edges gilt. Copy 309 of 500 SIGNED by the author. Boards lean and bright. Boards a little bowed. Contents clean. Black dustwrapper is rubbed and edge-worn. Musty odour present. A scarce item at the time of cataloguing.

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THE VINCENT H.R.D. STORY
Written by Roy Harper.
Stock no. 1824135
Published by Vincent Publishing Company. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Limited Edition of 500 numbered and signed copies. The second volume of The Authorised Record of the H.R.D. and Vincent Era. Black leather boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. All edges gilt. Copy 269 of 500, SIGNED by the author and Philip Vincent (of Vincent Motorcycles). Boards slightly bowed else clean and bright. Price-cut black pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with small chips and closed tears, scuffed to rear panel. Slight musty odour present. A scarce item at the time of cataloguing.

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VELOCETTE 1905-1971: AN ILLUSTRATED REFERENCE
Written by Dave Masters.
Stock no. 1824133
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A list of the Velocette models with a description, technical datas and pen and ink drawing of each model produced. Light blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851840167. Browning to edges of front board. Narrow edge of surface paper from verso of dustwrapper stuck to top edge of rear board. Text block browned, contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips and tears, rear panel is a little grubby.

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LOCKHEED MARTIN'S SKUNK WORKS
Written by Jay Miller.
Stock no. 1824117
Published by Aerofax. 1995. Slightly better than very good condition.

Updated Edition. The Official History... Large format. Grey pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 1857800370. Light fading to top edge of front cover. Contents clean.

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THE STORY OF THE BRITANNIA IRON WORKS
Written by Michael R. Lane.
Stock no. 1824039
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The famous engineering company founded in 1848 by William Marshall. They produced Portable Steam Engines, Traction Engines, Threshing Machines and Agricultural Machinery, Stationary Steam Engines, Tractors and Tea Manufacturing Machinery. ISBN: 1870948858. Base of spine shelf-worn. Small purple pen mark to page 99 - hardly discernible. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby. Musty odour present.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF DOUGLAS MOTORCYCLES
Written by Harold Briercliffe; Eric Brockway.
Stock no. 1824036
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854297995. Small dint to front board. Boards and dustwrapper a little scuffed. Contents clean. Clear tape repair to top of dustwrapper spine. Musty odour present.

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WILLIAM ALLCHIN GLOBE WORKS, NORTHAMPTON
Written by John L. Middlemiss; Eric Sawford.
Stock no. 1824033
Published by Allan T. Condie. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. British Traction Engine Builders Series no. 1. ISBN: 0907742904. Lower board corners bumped. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Minor grubby mark to bottom vertical corner of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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ROADS TO OBLIVION: TRIUMPHS & TRAGEDIES OF BRITISH CAR MAKERS 1946-56
Written by Christopher Balfour.
Stock no. 1824020
Published by Bay View Books. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All the British makers lost or absorbed by other firms after World War II. The reasons for their difficulties in the context of the political and economical conditions of the time, the strength and weakness of the models they introduced during the decade after the war, and the decisions taken by the leaders of the companies as well as their effects. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870979826. SIGNED by the author to half-title page with personal dedication. Lower edge of boards lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial ustwrapper is a little scuffed. Musty odour present.

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JENSEN
Written by Keith Anderson.
Stock no. 1824017
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Foulis Motoring Book. In 1926 two young brothers took an Austin Seven and builty for it a new and sporting body. Even in that first design could be divined the hallmark that was to identify their creations and those that bore their name for the next half century. That hallmark was Style adn the name was Jensen - a combination that produced some of the most prestigious and desired motorcars of any era. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. 200 pages including index. ISBN: 0854296824. A nice copy in a clean dustwrapper. Musty odour present.

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THE GIANTS OF SMALL HEATH: THE HISTORY OF BSA
Written by Barry Ryerson.
Stock no. 1824016
Published by Haynes; G.T. Foulis. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An 'in depth' look at the inside story of the factory itself, with the emphasis more on the personalities of this once great empire than the machines that carried the piled arms motif. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292551. Lower edge of boards lightly rubbed. Pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Minor grubby marks to text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby. Musty odour present.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE SUNBEAM BICYCLES AND MOTORCYCLES
Written by Robert Cordon Champ.
Stock no. 1824011
Published by Promotional Reprint Company. 1st thus 1995. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Sunbeam Bicycles And Motorcycles represented a very high quality product. Large format. Packed with b/w photos. ISBN: 1856482251. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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THE DAIMLER TRADITION
Written by Brian E. Smith.
Stock no. 1823987
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Superlatives in the realm of automobile engineering, coachbuilding and performance, and about distinguished personages in whose lives the Daimler car played a part. ISBN: 0851840044. Boards clean. Endpapers browned, pale foxing to half-title page. Text block slightly dusty. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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