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The genius and his wake. Translated by Hiroko Yoda and Matt Alt. Black boards with glossy black titles and vignettes. ISBN: 9781932234268. Spine bumped. Minimal rubbing to corners of wrapper.
The illustrated history of all Rolls-Royce and Bentley motor cars built at Crewe from 1945 to 2002. Third Edition. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Gloucester. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781844254811. Spine and corners bumped, some light marks to covers. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge worn, lightly marked and creased.
WILDINGS 125 YEAR HISTORY 1874-1999
Written by Sheldon James; Terry Underwood.
Stock no. 1822012
Published by The Newport Printing Co.. 1st 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The story of Wildings retail store in Newport's Commercial Street. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0907143210. Slight bumping and rubbing of board corners. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few closed tears and a few minor marks.
The fascinating story of this fine Italian marque of motorcycles. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 1861263333. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased.
Crowood Autoclassics. The complete story of the Jensen Interceptor through the eyes of the men who built it. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 175 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1852235500. Spine bumped. White label covers name and address to front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn.
COMPLETE CATALOGUE OF AUSTIN CARS SINCE 1945
Written by Anders Ditlev Clausager.
Stock no. 1821928
Published by Bay View Books. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
British Motor Industry Heritage Trust. From the postwar 8, 10, 12 and 16hp stalwarts to the Montego, every Austin model from 1945 to 1987, when the Austin badge was finally dropped, is detailed and illustrated here. Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1870979265. Rubbing to board edges. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners, a little scuffed and has a closed tear to top front flap edge.
Large format. Green cloth with silver title to spine. A unique history. All the material is reproduced in facsimile from the leading magazine Autocar, and includes descriptions, technical articles, driving impressions, road tests and retrospective features, all accompanied by hundres of diagrams, drawings, cutaways and photographs. ISBN: 1870979036. Bumping to top of spine. Browning to endpapers. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with a few spots.
BUGATTI THE MAN AND THE MARQUE
Written by Jonathan Wood; Barrie Price.
Stock no. 2134646
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. This volume looks at all the models, charts the switchback fortunes of the Bugatti marque, and chronicles the name's revival, which began in Italy in 1988. ISBN: 1852233648.
Second Edition. Why Alvis survived so many other high quality car makers and signposts the story of the company's success in a risk-fraught business. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. 375 pages. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0854296670. Spotting/marking to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks.
Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. A chronicle of 88 years of trade unionism in the British iron and steel industry. Spine a little creased, gilt title to spine is dull. Boards are lightly marked. Corners lightly rubbed. Text block browned and grubby. Endpapers grubby. Frontis and title page creased with a little damage to title page (edge of). Hinges pulled but binding tight. Contents generally clean. A well used copy.
LOTUS RACING CARS: DOMINANCE, DECLINE AND REVIVAL, 1968-2000
Written by John Tipler.
Stock no. 1821773
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2001. Very good condition.
The second volume of his history of Lotus racing cars in which John Tipler shows how the company maintained its pre-eminence in Formula 1, despite the death of Jim Clark in early 1968. White glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750925531. Slight surface paper damage between verso of title page and facing contents page where pages were stuck together and have been prised apart (does not being able to read the text).
LOTUS RACING CARS: CLUB RACERS TO WORLD CHAMPIONS 1948-1968
Written by John Tipler.
Stock no. 1821769
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2001. Nearly fine condition.
The first volume of illustrated history telling the exciting story of these pioneering cars. A fascinating insight into the evolution of Lotus racing and into the brilliant early career of Colin Chapman himself. White glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 075092389X. Reprint.