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KLEMANTASKI HIMSELF
Written by Louis Klemantaski.
Stock no. 1824142
Published by Palawan Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Autobiography. Hailed by connoisseurs as 'one of the greatest motor racing photographers ever', Louis Klemantaski practically invented the art of photographing cars. Large format. White boards with black titles. B/w and a few colour photos. 396 pages including index. ISBN: 0952300958. Light scuffing to vertical edges of boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is almost fine. Contained in original thin, plain card slipcase in very good condition - foxing and a few grubby marks.

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ROB WALKER
Written by Michael Cooper-Evans; Stirling Moss.
Stock no. 1824140
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Foreword by Moss. B/w photos. Rob Walker was the first private entrant to defeat the factory teams in World Championship Grand Prix racing. Between 1958 and 1968, he did it nine times. ISBN: 1874557357. Reprint. Base of spine lightly rubbed. Couple of small marks to boards. Contents fine. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lgihtly browned to spine and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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RACING THE SILVER ARROWS: MERCEDES-BENZ VERSUS AUTO UNION 1934-1939
Written by Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1824139
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of how the silver racing cars of Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union dominated the Grand Prix scene during the latter half of the 1930s. Large format. Grey boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos throughout. 350 pages including index. ISBN: 0850456584. Reprint. Boards clean. Minor browning to top edge of text block. Foxspots to front and rear pastedown - mostly hidden by flaps of dustwrapper. Faint browning to top margin of prelims else contents clean. Black pictorial dustwrapper has a small scuff to front panel and spine is slightly faded.

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THE GLORY OF GOODWOOD
Written by Mike Lawrence; Simon Taylor; Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1824138
Published by Virgin Books. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. The definitive story of the spiritual home of British motor racing. ISBN: 1852278269. Base of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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POWER AND GLORY: THE HISTORY OF GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING VOLUME 1 1906-1951
Written by William Court.
Stock no. 1824137
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st thus 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Includes race results, records of individual drivers and marques, car specifications, and a general summary of developments. Facsimile of 1966 edition. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852601841. Boards clean, minor bump to lower edge of front board. Minor marks to front endpaper. Top edge of text block has minor foxspots. Contents clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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SAFETY LAST
Written by George E.T. Eyston.
Stock no. 1824134
Published by Vincent Publishing Company. 1st 1975. Very good condition.

Autobiography. Signed, limited Edition of 750. Green leather boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. All edges gilt. 158 pages. SIGNED by the author and Philip Vincent (of Vincent Motorcycles) with no dedication. This is copy 221 of 750. Boards lightly bowed. Lower corners of boards lightly rubbed. Boards clean and bright. A scarce item at the time of cataloguing.

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AUTOCOURSE 2007-2008
Written by Alan Henry.
Stock no. 1824119
Published by Crash Media Group. 1st 2007. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour photos. 57th year of publication. Foreword by Kimi Raikkonen 2007 world champion. ISBN: 9781905334216. Minor mark to base of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at top of spine, lightly rubbed to base of spine, lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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AUTOCOURSE 1976-77
Written by Mike Kettlewell.
Stock no. 1824048
Published by Hazleton Securities. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

25th Anniversary Edition. A detailed record of the 1976 year. Large format. Foreword by James Hunt. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0905138015. Pastedowns discoloured under dustwrapper flaps (minor). Light browning to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed and a little scuffed. Musty odour present.

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FERRARIS AT LE MANS
Written by Dominique Pascal.
Stock no. 1824046
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st thus 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every single one of the cars entered - either by the factory or by privateers - together with an accompanying caption giving details of the car's entrant and drivers, and its performance in the race. Large format. White cloth boards, black title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0854294929. Lower edge of boards browned. Blue pencil prices written to front endpaper (not ours). Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and has a price label to front flap. Musty odour present.

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PORSCHE TURBO RACING CARS
Written by Ian Bamsey.
Stock no. 1824043
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The origins of the turbocharged Porsche racing car and the technology of exhaust gas turbo-supercharging. Large format. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0854297804. Light pencil erasure to top corner of front endpaper. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrappe lightly scuffed.

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THE 1000 BHP GRAND PRIX CARS
Written by Ian Bamsey.
Stock no. 1824042
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In the mid-eighties the performance of Grand Prix cars reached an alltime peak. This book is an authoratitive record of the short, but memorable reign of these titans. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0854296174. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Slight musty odour present.

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PORSCHE 917 THE ULTIMATE WEAPON
Written by Ian Bamsey; Bill Oursler.
Stock no. 1824041
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Kurz - Langheck - Spyder. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 160 pages. ISBN: 0854296050. A few margin marks. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly scuffed. Overall, a nice copy.

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