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STEARMAN A PICTORIAL HISTORY
Written by Jim Avis; Martin Bowman.
Stock no. 1326664
Published by Airlife Publishing Ltd. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. The history of the American aircraft manufacture. ISBN: 1853108588. Spine and corners bumped and rubbed. Dustwrapper is edge creased.

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COOPER CARS
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1827212
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A history of the products of the Cooper car company. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 376 pages including index. ISBN: 0850454883. Musty odour present else contents fine. Green pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed to rear panel.

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THE VOLKSWAGEN STORY
Written by K.B. Hopfinger.
Stock no. 1326573
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. 3rd 1971. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of one of the largest and most successful automobile enterprises in the world. A revised and up-to-date version of Beyond Expectation - The Volkswagen Story, first published in 1954. Light grey boards, gilt title to spine. 215 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854291091. Spine and corners bumped. Some slight browning to cover edges. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is lightly edge rubbed.

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THE HONDA MYTH
Written by Masaaki Sato.
Stock no. 1326549
Published by Vertical, Inc.. 1st 2006. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The genius and his wake. Translated by Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt. Black boards with glossy black titles and vignettes. ISBN: 9781932234268. Spine bumped. Light splash mark to lower edge of textblock. Dustwrapper has a tear to the front spine edge and is slightly edge rubbed, barcode label stuck to rear panel of wrapper.

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BROOKE BOND THE STORY OF A GREAT FAMILY ENTERPRISE
Written by David Harris.
Stock no. 1326528
Published by David Harris. 1st 2020. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A permanent celebration of a great British company that rose from a single shop in Manchester to become a global enterprise. Brown boards, white title to spine and yellow vignette to front cover. 91 pages. Colour and b/w photos throughout. SIGNED by author by means on an inscription to Wendy and dated April 2021. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly worn.

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FERRARI DESIGN THE DEFINITIVE STUDY
Written by Glen Smale.
Stock no. 1326512
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2010. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the company's evolution from front-engined to mid-engined cars in the 1960s and 1970s, and then back again to front-engined designs since the 1990s. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. 272 pages. ISBN: 9781844254873. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.

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THE HISTORY OF TRIX HO/OO MODEL RAILWAYS IN BRITAIN
Written by Tony Matthewman.
Stock no. 1827164
Published by New Cavendish Books. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The complex commercial history of the Trix companies together with all the Trix model railway products produced in and for Britain. Large oblong format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 09044568768. Very faint damp stain to top edge of prelims and last couple of pages. Else a lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.

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MESTERS TO MASTERS A HISTORY OF THE COMPANY OF CUTLERS IN HALLAMSHIRE
Written by Clyde Binfield; David Hey.
Stock no. 1326498
Published by Oxford University Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. 341 pages. Some colour and b/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0198289979. Minimal bumping to spine and corners and some very slight fading to top cover edges. A couple of tiny spots to textblock. Wrapper is faded to spine and rubbed at corners, small red spot sticker to base of wrapper spine.

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THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF DOUGLAS MOTORCYCLES
Written by Harold Briercliffe; Eric Brockway.
Stock no. 1326190
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854297995. Minimal bumping to corners. Pale page edge browning else contents fine. A small repaired edge tear to top edge of rear panel of wrapper.

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THE CRAWSHAY DYNASTY
Written by John P. Addis.
Stock no. 1826849
Published by University of Wales. 1st 1957. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A study in industrial organisation and development 1765-1867. The book follows the fortunes of the Crawshay family renowned as one of the greatest iron firms of the 19th century. B/w illustrations. Some mottling to boards. Top corner of boards lightly bumped. Text block and endpapers browned else contents clean. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is a litle grubby, browned, a couple of small closed edge tears (no loss).

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CARRON COMPANY
Written by R.H. Campbell.
Stock no. 1826845
Published by Oliver and Boyd. 1st 1961. Very good condition.

A history of Carron Company, the famous Scottish ironworks, from its inception in 1759 to 1959. B/w illustrations. Some light mottling marks to boards. Text block lightly browned and foxed. A little foxing to endpapers. Else contents clean.

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ASTON MARTIN DB2, DB2/4 & DB3 IN DETAIL 1950-59
Written by Nick Walker.
Stock no. 1826769
Published by Herridge & Sons. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The definitive history of the Feltham-built Aston Martins covering DB1 Two Litre Sports, DB2, DB2/4, and DB3 and DB3S sports-racers, complete with in-depth technical descriptions. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0954106334. Light rubbing to base of spine and a few minor knocks to board edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel with a small damp stain to verso which is not visible to front.

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