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MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORS
Written by W. Worby Beaumont.
Stock no. 2133939
Published by Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1900. Good condition.

Large format. B/w photos. Brown cloth, gilt titles. Their Design, Construction and Working by Steam, Oil and Electricity. Some folding pages. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying to cloth, especially at top and tail of spine. Marks and scuffs to covers. Endpapers appear to be missing - looks like possibly new pastedowns have been added previously. Foxing and marks to contents. Frontis has some edge-creasing and chips; creasing. Contents are complete, a few margin marks; some cracked hinges.

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HOW TO PLAN AND BUILD A FAST ROAD CAR (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Daniel Stapleton.
Stock no. 1820306
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 187410560X. Spine faded. Text block lightly browned.

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HOW TO BUILD & POWER TUNE DISTRIBUTOR-TYPE IGNITION SYSTEMS (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Des Hammill.
Stock no. 1820303
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Covers all traditional ignition systems which include a distributor. Applies to all engine types. Tells you how to set-up and modify the whole ignition system to get optimum power from YOUR engine. Tells you how to time a modified engine. Does not cover ECU-controlled distributorless systems. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874105766. Slight fading to spine, slight browning to text block.

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FARM ENGINES AND HOW TO RUN THEM
Written by James H. Stephenson.
Stock no. 2133365
Published by Frederick J. Drake & Co.. Circa 1910. Very good condition.

The Traction Engine. The Young Engineer's Guide. Red cloth with black and gilt titles and decorations. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers, outer page edges and some margins.

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A CATECHISM OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2133319
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1885. Good condition.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In its various applications in the arts, to which is now added a chapter on air and gas engines and another devoted to useful rules, tables and memoranda. New Edition, Much Enlarged and Mostly Rewritten. Illustrated with 212 woodcuts. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Front endpaper is MISSING! Foxing to outer page edges. A few grubby marks.

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MOTOR CYCLE ENGINES
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819605
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Famous British Power Units Analysed by "The Motor Cycle" Staff in words and Drawings. Blue pictorial cardwraps. B/w diagrams. 64 pages. Foxing and browning to front cover, Rear cover heavily marked. Staples rusty. Foxing to inside covers and facing pages. Previous owner's address label to inside rear cover.

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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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J.A.P. THE END OF AN ERA
Written by Jeff 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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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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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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AIRCRAFT POWER PLANTS
Written by Arthur P. Fraas.
Stock no. 1819012
Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company. Circa 1943. Very good condition.

An aircraft-power-plant book for engineers. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 472 pages including index. Ex-library with stamps to front endpaper. Third impression of the first edition. Spine slightly cocked. A few minor marks to boards.

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NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY: DIAGRAMS OF ENGINES FLETCHER, MCDONNELL AND WORSDELL CLASSES
Written by David Williamson.
Stock no. 1818448
Published by The North Eastern Railway Association. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Green spiral bound cardwraps. Large format. 84 pages. Diagrams printed landscape format. ISBN: 1873513364. Covers a little grubby and creased. Contents fine.

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