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MERCER CHRONOMETERS: HISTORY, MAINTENANCE & REPAIR
Written by Tony Mercer.
Stock no. 1822408
Published by Mayfield Books. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
A history of the firm of Thomas Mercer Ltd, which made chronometers, clocks, instruments and measuring equipment in London and St Albans from 1858 to 1984. Grey cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0954052536. A fine copy in price-cut dustwrapper which is possibly slightly faded to spine.
Tracing the turbulent history of Aston Martin and Lagonda through the cars these two famous British marques have produced. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 9781847973221. Price cut white pictorial dustwrapper.
Every game, every scorer, every player and every attendance. Memorable matches, complete history, pen pictures, manager profiles, appearance records. White boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 511 pages. ISBN: 9781859835661. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photographs throughout. ISBN: 9781860774225. Bumping to spine and corners; small nick to top of spine. Inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with small chips/nicks to top of spine.
Large square format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour and b/w photographs. ISBN: 8879111981. Light wear to corners and top and tail of spine. A few small marks to endpapers. Pale page edge browning. Contents are still excellent and bright. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and tiny nick to base of spine.
Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photographs throughout. ISBN: 9781860774225. SIGNED by author to title page. Light wear to cover edges. Couple of knocks to top and tail of spine. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with couple of small nicks to corners.
Large square format. Glazed boards. Colour and b/w photographs throughout. Text in Italian and English. ISBN: 9788879114875. Top 1" of spine is bumped, with what appears to be a repair. Bumping also to other corners and base of spine. The odd margin mark, else contents are lovely and bright!
Sixty Years of Truck Building. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 1871565189. Bumping to spine, corners and a couple of cover edges. Browning/foxing to outer page edges. Inscription in ink, partially scribbled out to rear pastedown. Wrapper is edge-creased with tear hole and a little loss to spine.
A unique record of the pre-war MG models. Large format. Dark grey boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1852604964. Bumping to top and tail of spine and corners. Couple of marks to endpapers. Wrapper is edge-chipped with a few nicks.
THE COLONEL'S FERRARIS: MARANELLO CONCESSIONAIRES' RACING TEAM
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 2134987
Published by Ampersand Press. 1st 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good 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. Small knock to top of spine. Wrapper is faded to spine with a couple of small nicks.
The history of the famous Rolls-Royce motor cars including those which have carried the Bentley badge, majoring on the post-war years. Haynes Classic Makes Series. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 185960692X. Reprint. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is very faintly scuffed, spine slightly faded.
You Name It We Made It. Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. A photographic story of a Black Country firm that grew from small beginnings in the late 19th century to become a major manufacturing company in the early 20th century. ISBN: 1903634407. Some edge-creasing to covers.