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THE MINIC BOOK
Written by Peter Bartok.
Stock no. 1818436
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A collectors' guide to Tri-ang Minic Models. Oblong format. Cream glazed boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0904568490. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased.
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THE STUDIO: A BIBLIOGRAPHY THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS 1893-1943
Written by Bryan Holme.
Stock no. 1818410
Published by Sims & Reed Ltd. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition.

Green cardwraps. Introduction by Holme. B/w photos. 130 pages. ISBN: 095064630X. Text block slightly browned.
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BENTLEY SPECIALS & SPECIAL BENTLEYS
Written by Ray Roberts.
Stock no. 1818260
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Foulis Motoring Book. Describing in depth seventy years of works-built special cars from Cricklewood, Derby and Crewe, and the privately-created Specials of owners the world over. Grey boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour photos. 440 pages including index. ISBN: 0854296999. Base of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents slightly crinkled (not affecting cleanliness). Silver pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to rear panel, and is strengthened to top and tail of spine with clear tape.
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THE COLONEL'S FERRARIS: MARANELLO CONCESSIONAIRES' RACING TEAM
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1818259
Published by Ampersand Press. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Colonel Ronnie Hoare bringing Maranello Concessionaires (the sole UK importer of Ferrari) into racing in 1961, perhaps the most exciting chapter of Ferrari racing history. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, 165 pages. ISBN: 0906613027. A few foxspots to verso of dustwrapper (not visible to front).
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BUGATTI LE PUR-SANG DES AUTOMOBILES
Written by H.G. Conway.
Stock no. 1818255
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 4th 1987. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Foulis Motoring Book. The authoritative history of the Ettore Bugatti and the exquisite road and racing cars that he created. Large format. B/w photos. 4th edition. ISBN: 0854295380. Laminate covering dustwrapper is creased and lifting at front spine edge. Rear of dustwrapper scuffed.
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ASTON MARTIN 1913-1947
Written by Inman Hunter; Alan Archer.
Stock no. 1818254
Published by Osprey Automotive. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Unraveling Aston Martin's complex early history. Black boardds, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 185532203X. Minor marks to text block. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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THE CORONATION HISTORY OF THE BARNSLEY BRITISH CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED 1862-1902
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818185
Published by The Co-Operative Wholesale Society. 1st 1903. Almost very good condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. B/w chapter headers and footers. Gilt title to spine complete faded, spine darkened. Title to front slightly rubbed, a few marks to boards. Hinges pulled. Grubby marks to margins.
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BUILDING A LIMA LOCOMOTIVE
Written by Scott D. Trostel.
Stock no. 1818156
Published by Cam-Tech Publishing. Circa 1990. Nearly fine condition.

The Steam Locomotive Construction Process of Lima Locomotive Works during 1924. A rare glimpse inside of Lima Locomotive Works in 1924 to reveal the essence of smoke stack America. Large format. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 87 pages. ISBN: 0925436054. SIGNED by the author to title page. Second printing.
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CONRAIL VOLUME 2: 1983-1990
Written by Scott Hartley.
Stock no. 1818123
Published by Railpace Company, Inc.. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The second of a two-volume set, following the efforts of CR executives and employees in their fight against the government's attempt to sell the railroad to Norfolk Southern, and continues through the 1987 stock sale that made Conrail a publicly-held corporation. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver titles. Colour photos. 112 pages. ISBN: 096215413X. Light bump to base of spine. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and has a small nick to top of front panel (no loss).
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CROSSROADS OF COMMERCE: THE PENNSYLVANIA RAILROAD CALENDAR ART OF GRIF TELLER
Written by Dan Cupper. Illustrated by Grif Teller.
Stock no. 1818105
Published by Great Eastern Publishing. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Examines how the Pennsylvania Railroad company's calendar program reflected what railroading meant to its time. Describing the evolution of the calendar series, including subtle changes in p[perspective or subject that often mirrored company policies or attitudes. Large oblong format. Red boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and colour illustrations. 184 pages. ISBN: 0962560219.
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THE CHESAPEAKE & OHIO RAILWAY IN WEST VIRGINIA: HUNTINGTON DIVISION
Written by William R. Sparkmon.
Stock no. 1818024
Published by C&o Historical Society. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large oblong format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 51 pages. ISBN: 093948711X. Second printing. A few minor marks and light creases to covers.
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THE LONDON, TILBURY & SOUTHEND RAILWAY VOLUME THREE: 1912-1939 THE MIDLAND AND LMS YEARS
Written by Peter Kay.
Stock no. 1818023
Published by Peter Kay. 1st 2010. Nearly fine condition.

A history of the company and line, 1912-1939. Includes features on stations between Barking and Shoeburyness. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781899890439. Light crease to top corner of front cover.
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