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