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ENGINES & ENTERPRISE
Written by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1822026
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A lavishly illustrated biography of Sir Harry Ricardo, engineer, scientist and inventor. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750917121. A nice, clean copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THE SPORTS CAR ENGINE: ITS TUNING AND MODIFICATION
Written by Colin Campbell.
Stock no. 1821992
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive system of engine tuning is described with separate chapters on tuning instruments, carburation, ignition, testing and trouble-shooting. Red cloth boards with black title label to spine and silver title. B/w photos and diagrams. Pale mottling and discolouration to boards. Name & date inscribed to front endpaper. Text block grubby with minor foxing to top edge. White pictorial dustwrapper is chipped at corners with loss, repaired to verso with tape , title to spine fading.

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DOBLE STEAM CARS, BUSES, LORRIES AND RAILCARS
Written by J.N. Walton.
Stock no. 1821691
Published by Light Steam Power. 3rd 1975. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Third Edition. A comprehensive story of the outstanding Doble Developments which provide much information of value. The Doble is described as the Rolls Royce of Steam Cars. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w diagrams and photos. Light browning to text block. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is cut by printers a little short, lightly scuffed.

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FLASH STEAM
Written by Edgar T. Westbury.
Stock no. 1821679
Published by TEE Publishing. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Its application in model and full-size practice. First published in 1949. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 090510059X. A nice, clean copy.

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DIESEL THE MAN & THE ENGINE
Written by Morton Grosser.
Stock no. 2134581
Published by David & Charles. Circa 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715379283. Some bumping along cover edges. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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MOTOR VEHICLES AND THEIR ENGINES
Written by Edward S. Fraser; Ralph B. Jones.
Stock no. 2134573
Published by D. Van Nostrand Company. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w and two-tone diagrams. A Practical Handbook on the Care, Repair and Management of Motor Trucks and Automobiles for Owners, Chauffeurs, Garagemen and Schools. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few margin marks. Wrapper is very torn with visible tape repairs; some loss; grubby in places.

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HOW TO POWER TUNE ALFA ROMEO TWIN-CAM ENGINES FOR ROAD & TRACK
Written by Jim Kartalamakis.
Stock no. 2134524
Published by Veloce Publishing. 2002. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Covers 1300, 1600, 1750, 1800 & 2000 dohc engines (Not Twin Spark). Also contains advice on suspension, brakes, steering & gearing. ISBN: 1903706602. Some small creases to cover corners.

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GIULIA, 1750, 200 1962-78 AUTOBOOK
Written by Kenneth Ball.
Stock no. 2134521
Published by Autobooks Ltd.. 8th 1978. Almost very good condition.

Autobook no. 724. B/w diagrams. 8th edition, fully revised. ISBN: 0851479979. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Some grubby marks and foxing. Highlighting to a few pages.

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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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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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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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