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PORSCHE 917 ARCHIVE AND WORKS CATALOGUE 1968-1975
Written by Walter Naher.
Stock no. 1819508
Published by Delius Klasing Verlag. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The development and refinement of the legendary Porsche 917 race car in painstaking technical detail, backed by original company documentation. The resulting Works Catalogue lists each of the 65 chassis and their individual fates. English edition. Large oblong format. Black boards, silver titles and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9783768838375. A few tiny, minor marks to boards. Contents fine. Red pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at folds. Contained in a cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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PORSCHE 917-021 THE FABULOUS STORY
Written by Jacques Breuer; Raymond Collignon.
Stock no. 1819498
Published by Jacques Breuer. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large square format. Glazed boards. B/w and colour photos throughout. The legend of the Porsche 917 was forged in just two years. The car has become the symbol of a make and its domination. It was excessive in every respect for the era, and its outstanding triumphs and record-breaking achievements make it the most awesome racing car of the 20th century. ISBN: 9782960115611. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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STRUCTURES: OR WHY THINGS DON'T FALL DOWN
Written by J.E. Gordon.
Stock no. 1318918
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2013. Fine condition.

For everyone who having accepted his basic premise that 'everything is structure', finds the Parthenon beautiful and wishes to know why a bat can fly into a rose bush without tearing its wings. Blue cloth, white title to spine and green design to front cover. 384 pages (including index). Colour and b/w photos. A super copy in original slipcase which just has a couple of small, light marks.

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BRUNEL: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL
Written by R. Angus Buchanan.
Stock no. 1819377
Published by Hambledon And London. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story both of the engineer, who followed his father Marc into what ws then a new profession, and of the man. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 185285331X. Minor scuffing to rear panel of dustwrapper.

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A MANUAL OF MOTOR MECHANICS AND HIGH-EFFICIENCY TUNING
Written by L. Mantell.
Stock no. 2132562
Published by Temple Press Limited. 3rd 1918. Almost very good condition.

Functional working of the petrol engine. Pale blue cloth with black titles and decorations. B/w adverts and diagrams. Third Edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are extremely browned and grubby/marked. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Page edge browning.

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THE MOTOR CYCLIST'S HANDBOOK
Written by Chas. S. Lake; Phoenix.
Stock no. 2132367
Published by Percival Marshall And Co. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

Green cloth with gilt titles. Second Edition. Numerous b/w adverts. B/w diagrams. A couple of nicks to cloth at top of spine. A few marks to outer page edges.

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J.A.P. THE END OF AN ERA
Written by Jeffff Clew.
Stock no. 2132363
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with silver title to spine. The Second Volume in Jeff Clew's series about the history of Britain's most successful specialist motor cycle engine manufacturer: J.A. Prestwich & Co. Ltd. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854296115. Tape/residue to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Name and address label stuck to rear pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.

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STUART MODELS 1989/90
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132269
Published by Stuart Models Limited. Circa 1990. Very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos. Catalogue of model steam engines. Couple of corners and edges are creased.

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BRIGGS & STRATTON SERVICE AND REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS FOR SINGLE CYLINDER 4-CYCLE ENGINES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132268
1992. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w diagrams throughout. ISBN: 0024847709629. Some grubby marks to covers and outer page edges. Small highlighting and pen marks to prelims.

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A SHORT HISTORY OF SUSPENSION
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132263
Very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams.

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SMALL ENGINE REPAIR MANUAL
Written by Curt Choate; Robert Jex.
Stock no. 2132257
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

Another Home DIY Manual from Haynes. fl Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Fault finding, Repair and Maintenance of Most Small Engines Up To and Including 5HP. Briggs & Stratton side-valve four-strokes, Tecumseh side-valve four-strokes, Tecumseh Two-strokes and Honda four-strokes. ISBN: 1850107556. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and spotting to some pages. A few ink annotations and small pieces stuck in to a few pages.

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MOTOR LAWNMOWERS OWNERS WORKSHIP MANUAL
Written by M.C. Crawley.
Stock no. 2132256
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1980. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ATCO, Flymo, Ginger, Qualcast, Suffolk, Victa, Webb. Looks at some rotary and some Cylinder mowers. ISBN: 0856965448. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing and marks to prelims, endpapers and outer page edges.

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