MOTOR CYCLE RACING
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Limited edition of 500. Large format. Yellow pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780952480235. This is book number 269 of 500. Cover corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean.
3rd revised edition. The story of the most distinguished marque in motorcycling history. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0854294546. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Minor foxing to text block and endpapers. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
WHITE LINE FEVER: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF IRISH ROAD RACING
Written by Alastair McCook.
Stock no. 1826684
Published by Gill & Macmillan Ltd. 1st 2006. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A celebration of the sport of Irish motor cycle road racing. Oblong format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9780717140855. A few minor knocks to board edges. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
In 1979 Graeme Crosby arrived in Britain with his worldly possessions in a carry-bag. Four years later 'Croz' as he is affectionately known to millions of fans, walked away from the glamour world of world championship Grand Prix racing, taking with him a bag full of trophies and his ever-present sense of humour... Pictorial cardwraps. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9781869508579. Reprint.Covers lightly creased and edge-worn. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.
BROUGH SUPERIOR: THE ROLLS-ROYCE OF MOTORCYCLES
Written by Ronald H. Clark.
Stock no. 1826551
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
3rd edition reprinted. The story of the most distinguished marque in motorcycling history. Black boards, gilt title to spine B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1859604382. top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and has a few faint damp stains, corners lightly rubbed.
14th Year of Publication. The World's Leading Grand Prix Annual. Large format. Colour photos. Motorcycle racing. Foreword by Eddie Lawson. ISBN: 0905138635. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased with a couple of tiny tears and a tiny nick to fold edge of rear panel.
ALL THE YEARS AT BROOKLANDS
Written by Gerry Belton.
Stock no. 1825203
Published by Centennial Publishing. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The sequel to "The Vintage Years at Brooklands" that Joseph Bayley planned. The history of motorcycle racing at Brooklands from the earliest days of 1908 until 1939, when the track finally closed. Oblong format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780954679828. Top of spine lightly bumped. contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
VELOCETTE 'TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE EXEMPLIFIED'
Written by Ivan Rhodes.
Stock no. 1825079
Published by Osprey Automotive. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Osprey Collector's Library Series. A genuinely family business that built motorcycles the world envied but paid the price of being too good for an age that wanted the cheap glamour of mass production. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850457173. Reprint. Author's copy with author's address label to front pastedown. Corners of boards lightly bumped, top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Popular champion 'Mike-the-Bike' Hailwood, one of the greatest-ever motorcycle road racers. Almost a quarter of a century after Mike's untimely death, Mick Walker examines his long career, from his first race aged 17 in 1957 to his final race at Mallory Park in 1979. Black cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781859839553. Corners lightly rubbed. Previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear cover. Small knock to top edge of text block giving way to minor crease at top gutter edge of contents. Contents clean.
Ray Knight's incredible thirty-six year racing career saw him progress from a debut on the short circuits in 1958 through to 24-hour endurance races, incluing the Bol d'Or, and his long sought after race win at the Isle of Man TT before crashing out in 1994. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781907945359. Corners lightly rubbed, covers lightly scuffed. Previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear cover. Contents clean.
'The finest natural speedway imaginable' is how The Motor Cycle describes Pendine Sands in 1920. The Welsh TT, staged over the August Bank Holiday from 1922, was an exuberant, three-day event. Reliving the Glory Days and recording an episode in our sporting and social histsory in danger of being lost. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859028306. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at lower edge and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
CONTINENTAL CIRCUS 1949-2000
Written by Maurice Bula; Jean-Claude Schertenleib.
Stock no. 1824659
Published by Chronosports. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The World Motorcycling Championship Bible. All the categories, all the races, all the results. Three languages: French; English; German. Large, heavy format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 2940125767. A few knocks to board edges. Tiny nick to top front edge of spine. Contents clean. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners, creased at edges, small closed tear to top rear edge (no loss), scuffed to rear panel with previous bookseller's label.