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THE OSPREY ENCYCLOPEDIA OF RUSSIAN AIRCRAFT 1875-1995
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 1318751
Published by Osprey Aerospace. 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 526 pages. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 1855324059. Light browning and a few marks to top edge of text block. Some light browning to page edges. Corners lightly bumped. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE COMPLETE ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF MOTORCARS 1885 - 1968
Written by G.N. Georgano.
Stock no. 2132507
Published by Ebury Press. 1968. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green/blue cloth with gilt title to spine and vignette of car to front cover. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0718130480. Bumping to spine. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips and loss; also browned.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MOTORCYCLES
Written by Roger Hicks.
Stock no. 1818705
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Over 2500 motorcycles from around the world from 1885 to the present day. General Editor: Roger Hicks. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. 544 pages. ISBN: 1856055922. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and has remains of a small label to lower edge of front panel.

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ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF CLASSIC CARS: SPORTS CARS 1945-1975
Written by Rob De La Rive Box.
Stock no. 1818604
Published by Rebo Productions. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

A comprehensive work of classic models of some 150 different marques including the history, description, and technical data and production numbers. Red pictorial glazed boards. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1840531118. Top edge of text block has minor foxing. Slight lean to spine.

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AN ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF THE WINES AND DOMAINES OF FRANCE
Written by Clive Coates.
Stock no. 1817979
Published by Cassell & Co.. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive and detailed personal study of the wines of France. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour maps. 608 pages including index. ISBN: 0304354414. Text block slightly grubby. Contents clean. Purple dustwrapper is rubbed at edges and has a few foxspots to verso.

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WATCH & CLOCK ENCYCLOPEDIA
Written by Donald De Carle.
Stock no. 1817367
Published by N.A.G. Press Ltd.. 3rd 1983. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition, expanded and updated. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0719801702. Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF STEAM & RAIL
Written by Colin D. Garratt; Max Wade-Matthews.
Stock no. 2128845
Published by Lorenz Books. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. 512 pages. Numerous colour photographs. ISBN: 0754802957. Light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some wear to wrapper edges.

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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXTRAORDINARY AUTOMOBILES
Written by Giles Chapman.
Stock no. 2128828
Published by Dorling Kindersley. Circa 2009. Very good condition.

Oblong format. Green covers with small picture to front cover. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781405336956. 2nd printing. Light bumping along cover edges and corners.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CLASSIC CARS
Written by David Lillywhite.
Stock no. 1816917
Published by Thunder Bay Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Over 1000 of the world's finest automobiles, from the first models to today's supercars. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. 544 pages including index. ISBN: 1571459901. A few minor grubby marks to text block, scuffing to rear cover.

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THE COMPLETE BIRDWATCHER
Written by John Andrews; et al.
Stock no. 2127986
Published by Hamlyn. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. Contains Two Books and a Cassette in One Pack. One small cardwrap book (Hamlyn Nature Guides Series: Birds of Britain and Europe by John Andrews) and Illustrated Encyclopedia of Birds - a large format book with colour photos. All contained in slip case/cover. ISBN: 0600566919. Large format book: Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. Cardwrap in excellent condition. Cassette tape is UNCHECKED and Sold as Seen. All contained in a pictorial case; some bumping to edges.

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THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF HANDGUNS
Written by A.B. Zhuk.
Stock no. 1812856
Published by Greenhill Books. 1st 1995. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Pistols and Revolvers of the world, 1870 to the present. Large format. B/w illustrations. Over 2000 military and commercial pistols and revolvers. ISBN: 1853671878. Top & tail of spine worn. Text block slightly grubby. 1" surface paper damage to lower gutter edge of front endpapers. Contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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A HISTORY OF THE SHIP LETTERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES (3 VOLUMES)
Written by Alan W. Robertson.
Stock no. 2115920
Published by Pardy & Son Ltd.. Circa 1955. Almost very good condition.

An edition on Art Paper Limited to 600 copies. Large format. Blue cloth 'folders'. One volume contains sections A-D, next volume contains Section E (the catalogue) and third volume contains Supplement No. 4 (Section E, Part 4). Many b/w photos. SIGNED by author to Volume containing sections A-D. This is copy no. 353. Ex-lib. with some old library stamp marks etc. Covers have some uneven fading and a few marks. Foxing to outer page edges; some page browning.

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