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FRANCIS BEART - A SINGLE PURPOSE
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 2132371
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Full Story of the man, the machines and the riders. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292365. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Spotting/foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some fading to spine.

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SYD GLEAVE AND HIS SPECIALS THE STORY OF A T.T. RIDER
Written by Paul Maybury.
Stock no. 2132370
Published by Upton Press. Circa 1981. Almost very good condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0950759902. SIGNED by author to an inserted slip of paper. Top 2-3" of spine are damaged - torn, with some creasing. A few marks to cover edges.

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THE BOY'S BOOK OF THE MOTOR-CYCLE
Written by John Harrison.
Stock no. 2132369
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1928. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth with black/cream titles and decorations. B/w diagrams throughout. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Underlining and annotation to a few pages, including pages 80, 112 & 113. Marks to endpapers and outer page edges.

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EARLY DAYS IN THE BRITISH MOTOR CYCLE INDUSTRY
Written by Eric W. Walford.
Stock no. 2132368
1st 1931. Good condition.

Card wraps. A Brief History of the Years Before the Arrival of the Motor Cycle Press. Published under the authority of The British Cycle & Motor Cycle Manufacturers and Traders, Warwick Road, Coventry. B/w illustrations. Top 1" of spine has tear vertically and then horizontally. Date in ink to bottom of front cover. Binding is weak - spine is coming away from contents. Some foxing.

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THE MOTOR CYCLIST'S HANDBOOK
Written by Chas. S. Lake; Phoenix.
Stock no. 2132367
Published by Percival Marshall And Co. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

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.

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MOTOR CYCLING MANUAL
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132366
Published by Temple Press Limited. Circa 1914. Almost very good condition.

A Guide for the Motorcyclist on Tuning, Driving and Repairs. 3rd edition. Bumping to spine and corners. Grubby marks and some damp marking to covers and some pages internally. Writing in ink to rear endpaper. Name and address label stuck to rear pastedown.

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CONTINENTAL CIRCUS
Written by Ted Mellors; G.S. Davison.
Stock no. 2132365
Published by The T.T. Special. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. And Other Races between the Wars. Small inscription in ink to front endpaper. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and creasing; only a little loss to spine and corners.

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J.A.P. THE END OF AN ERA
Written by Jeffff 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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LUCKY ALL MY LIFE
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 2132362
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The biography of Harry Weslake, the mechanical genius behind many of motor racing's most famous engines. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292543. Some white mottling to covers. Tape marks/residue to pastedowns, endpapers and wrapper flaps. Name and address label stuck to rear pastedown.

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TITCH THE FOUNDER'S TALE
Written by C.E. Allen.
Stock no. 2132361
Published by Live Wire. 1st 2007. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Autobiography of Vintage Motor Cycle Club Founder C.E. 'Titch' Allen, OBE BEM. Foreword by Bill Boddy. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780955312434. SIGNED by author to title page. A few white marks to covers. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps.

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THE ROLAND PIKE STORY MOTOR CYCLE RACING IN THE GOLDEN AGE
Written by Roland H. Pike; William R. Hoddinott.
Stock no. 2132360
Published by Roland H. Pike. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Roland Pike was a fast, fiery and well-known competitor in British road racing in the 1935-1951 period. On his Pike-Rudges, his 7R AJS and other mounts he was consistently successful at Donington, the TT, the Ulster, the Short Circuits and on the Continent. He was also development engineer at BSA in 1952. Blue cloth, silver titles. B/w photos. A few marks to covers. Tape / glue residue to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of small nicks and some light marks.

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MOTOR CYCLE REPAIR AND UPKEEP
Written by Edward Molloy; et al.
Stock no. 2132359
Published by George Newnes Limited. Circa 1931. Very good condition.

A Comprehensive, Practical and Authoritative Guide for the Owner - Driver and Garage Mechanic. Black cloth boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 14 parts complete. A few marks to covers. Marks to pages 53-60 and cover of part 2.

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