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IRRAWADDY FLOTILLA
Written by Alister McCrae; Alan Prentice.
Stock no. 1817870
Published by James Paton Limited. 1st 1978. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

This story of river transport in Burma describes the historical background to the formation in 1852 of the Irrawaddy Flotilla: how four paddle steamers sent by the Bengal Marine to Burma for the prosecution of the second Burmese War were taken over by private enterprise in 1865 and became the foundation of the greatest river fleet the world has ever known. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0950606103. Top corners of boards and dustwrapper bumped.
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THE THIRD GENERATION LOTUSES (A COLLECTOR'S GUIDE)
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 1817868
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Elite, Eclat, Esprit, and Excel. Oblong format. Red mottled boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and line drawings. ISBN: 0900549823. A few marks to prelims, text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded at spine & edges.
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TARGA FLORIO
Written by David Owen.
Stock no. 1817867
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Seventy epic years of motor racing. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292357. Boards clean. Contents browned to text block and page edges. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine.
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LOTUS RACING CARS: CLUB RACERS TO WORLD CHAMPIONS 1948-1968
Written by John Tipler.
Stock no. 1817866
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition.

The first volume of illustrated history telling the exciting story of these pioneering cars. A fascinating insight into the evolution of Lotus racing and into the brilliant early career of Colin Chapman himself. White glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 075092389X.
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CATERHAM SEVENS
Written by Chris Rees.
Stock no. 1817865
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. The Official Story of a Unique British Sportscar. Colour and b/w photos. 208 pages. ISBN: 0947981977. Boards clean and bright. Some evidence of slight damp to contents with a few spots to contents and browning to text block.
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LOTUS RACING CARS: DOMINANCE, DECLINE AND REVIVAL, 1968-2000
Written by John Tipler.
Stock no. 1817864
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition.

The second volume of his history of Lotus racing cars in which John Tipler shows how the company maintained its pre-eminence in Formula 1, despite the death of Jim Clark in early 1968. White glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750925531. Faint damp mottling to top of title page else fine.
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RAILWAYS OF HEREFORD
Written by Gordon Wood.
Stock no. 1817858
Published by Kidderminster Railway Museum. 1st 2003. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A study of the historical development and operation of railways in the city. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0953477525.
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HORNBY THE OFFICIAL ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Ian Harrison; Pat Hammond.
Stock no. 1817856
Published by Harper Collins. 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of Hornby railways from the inception of the Gauge 0 system as an extension of the mighty Meccano empire, through the market dominance of the famous Hornby-Dublo range, to its take-over by Tri-ang and the re-emergence of the Hornby name. Large format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour photos and illustrations throughout. 192 pages. ISBN: 9780007921386.
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PRIVATE OWNER WAGONS OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE
Written by Ian Pope.
Stock no. 1817855
Published by Lightmoor Press. 1st 2006. Fine condition.

A companion volume to the author's previous work on wagons of the Forest of Dean. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781899889235.
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PRACTICAL MODEL TRAINS
Written by Chris Ellis.
Stock no. 1817854
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thorough practical guide to the model railway from first principles to more advanced systems for the average enthusiast. Large format. Green boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0600349748. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.
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JAPANESE AIRCRAFT OF THE PACIFIC WAR
Written by Rene J. Francillon.
Stock no. 1817844
Published by Putnam. 1st thus 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New edition. A comprehensive analysis of the Japanese aircraft industry and its products between the late thirties and the dawn of the nuclear age. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 570 pages. ISBN: 0370302516. Spine slightly cocked, rubbing to board edges and slight discolouration. Text block grubby. Pencil tick marks to designation index at rear. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-worn.
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LOTUS SEVEN (OSPREY AUTOMOTIVE)
Written by Tony Weale.
Stock no. 1817841
Published by Osprey Automotive. 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Restoration, Preparation, Maintenance. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 185532153X. Reprint.
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