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STEPHEN LEWIN AND THE POOLE FOUNDRY
Written by Russell Wear; Eric Lees.
Stock no. 1820065
Published by The Industrial Railway Society; Industrial Locomotive Society. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0901096369. Light creasing to covers. Light browning to page edges.

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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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FERRARI DINO SPS
Written by John Godfrey.
Stock no. 2132822
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Maranello's First Rear-Engined Sports Prototypes. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852603593.

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RILEY BEYOND THE BLUE DIAMOND
Written by David G. Styles.
Stock no. 2132567
Published by Evenword Limited. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos, adverts and diagrams. ISBN: 1841280003. Some marks to covers. Marks to title page, but rest of contents are still excellent! Small pieces of sticky tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps.

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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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MOTOR CYCLE TUNING (TWO STROKE)
Written by John Robinson.
Stock no. 1818714
Published by Newnes. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

How to evaluate your engine, how to assess what work you can undertake yourself, and what is best left to a specialist. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0750606827. Small mark left by a label to rear cover. Text block browned. Contents clean.

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