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NELSON'S SHIPS: A HISTORY OF THE VESSELS IN WHICH HE SERVED 1771 - 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1819503
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive journey through the ships of Nelson's Navy by the Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851777422. Previous owner's small ownership label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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IAN WALKER RACING: THE MAN AND HIS CARS
Written by Julian Balme.
Stock no. 1819501
Published by Coterie Press Limited. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Ian Walker embraced all aspects of post-war motorsport, from rallying to racing, driver to team manager, car manufacturer to car dealer. In just ten years he had done the lot. Large square format. Black cloth boards, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. This is a limited edition. ISBN: 9781902351476. Pictorial dustwrapper has some light scuffing. Contained in publisher's green slipcase which is still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE MILLER DYNASTY
Written by Mark L. Dees.
Stock no. 1819500
Published by The Hippodrome Publishing Company. 2nd 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A Technical History of the work of Harry A. Miller, his associates, and his successors. Revised and Expanded 2nd edition. Oblong format. B/w photos. 564 pages. ISBN: 0963808400. Contained in original packaging box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE MASERATI 300S
Written by Walter Baumer.
Stock no. 1819499
Published by Dalton Watson Fine Books. 1st 2008. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Lavish b/w and colour photos. 359 pages. An overview of the 300S series, including the chassis number and history of each 300S that was built. ISBN: 9781854432322. Contained in publisher's sturdy, matching slipcase. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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PORSCHE 917-021 THE FABULOUS STORY
Written by Jacques Breuer; Raymond Collignon.
Stock no. 1819498
Published by Jacques Breuer. 1st 2012. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large square format. Glazed boards. B/w and colour photos throughout. The legend of the Porsche 917 was forged in just two years. The car has become the symbol of a make and its domination. It was excessive in every respect for the era, and its outstanding triumphs and record-breaking achievements make it the most awesome racing car of the 20th century. ISBN: 9782960115611. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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CELEBRATION OF SAIL: THE MARINE ART OF ROY CROSS
Written by Roy Cross. Illustrated by Roy Cross.
Stock no. 1819494
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861267150. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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FIFTY YEARS OF WESTERN EXPRESS RUNNING
Written by O.S. Nock.
Stock no. 1819491
Published by Edward Everard Ltd. 1st 1954. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour plates. 353 pages plus fold-out gradient profiles. Boards slightly grubby. Endpapers browned, foxing to text block. Slight browning to margins of plates. Green pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and strengthened to verso with clear tape, rear panel is scuffed.

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BRADSHAW'S JULY 1938 RAILWAY GUIDE
Written by David St John Thomas.
Stock no. 1819489
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new edition of the July 1938 issue of Bradshaw's Railway, Shipping and Hotel Guide for Great Britain and Ireland with enlarged type and introduction by David St John Thomas. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715346865. Endpapers and text block browned. Price-cut blue dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed with a few small closed-tears (no loss).

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BRADSHAW'S APRIL 1910 RAILWAY GUIDE
Written by David St John Thomas.
Stock no. 1819488
Published by David & Charles. 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new edition of the April 1910 issue of Bradshaw's General Railway and Steam Navigation Guide for Great Britain and Ireland with enlarged type and introduction by David St John Thomas. ISBN: 0715342460. Second Impression. Text block browned. Red dustwrapper is slightly faded and browned to spine, edge-worn with a few small closed tears.

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BRADSHAW'S AUGUST 1887 RAILWAY GUIDE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819487
Published by Augustus M. Kelley; David & Charles. 1st USA 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A new edition of the August 1887 issue of Bradshaw's General Railway and Steam Navigation Guide for Great Britain and Ireland. Facsimile. ISBN: 0715343254. Top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Text block a little browned. Publisher label pasted over David & Charles as Reprints of Economics Classics Augustus M. Kelley Publishers. Price-cut green dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few closed edge-tears, browned to spine.

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GREAT WESTERN WAY
Written by J.N. Slinn.
Stock no. 1819485
Published by Historical Model Railway Society. 1st 1978. Very good condition.

A description of distinctive features of the Great Western Railway with particular reference to the liveries of locomotives, rolling stock, road vehicles, buildings and uniforms, an account of permanent way and signal practice and notes on the original liveries of the companies it absorbed. Green card wraps, yellow titles. B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0902835033. Covers lightly creased. Previous owner's name label to inside front cover. Hinges pulled but binding tight.

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MOTOR CYCLE REMINISCENCES
Written by Ixion.
Stock no. 1819464
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

The Impressions of Twenty Years and 200,000 Miles on the Road. By "Ixion" of "The Motor Cycle". Small format. Blue pictorial cloth boards. 143 pages plus 15 pages adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Price 5/- on the front cover. Spine browned & rubbed to top & tail. Boards slightly stained and scuffed. Text block and endpapers browned. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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