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SIXTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND THE SOUTHERN REGION
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818361
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the 1960's with coverage of both seam and diesels from that great period of change on our railways. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 9781905276127.
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OLD FARM TRACTORS
Written by Philip Wright.
Stock no. 1818310
Published by David & Charles. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. Says 'colour frontis' to prelims, but none present or mentioned in the plates list. ISBN: 0715356194. Reprint. Text block browned. Some foxing to margins and a few finger marks to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded to spine and a small closed tear (no loss) to top of front panel.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1318413
Published by Frederick Warne. 31st 1982. Very good condition.

Observers No. 11. Colour pictorial glazed boards. Describing 142 aircraft with 247 illustrations. 31st edition. ISBN: 0723216185. Spine and corners bumped. Light foxing to textblock.
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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF AIRCRAFT
Written by William Green. Illustrated by Dennis Punnett.
Stock no. 1318404
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 22nd 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observers Series No. 11. 22nd edition. Describing 158 aircrafts with 278 illustrations. ISBN: 0723215146. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Some very pale foxing and page edge browning. Dustwrapper is rubbed at top edges.
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ERA THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH RACING AUTOMOBILES LIMITED
Written by David Weguelin; et al.
Stock no. 1818261
Published by White Mouse. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. With 'ERA' badge stuck to front cover. Subtitle: And the continuing story of the cars 1933-1980. B/w & some colour photos. 288 pages including index. ISBN: 0904568245. Pale fox spots to half-title page. A few pages to rear lightly stuck together (now prised apart) with minor blemishing to margins. Contained in publisher's slipcase lightly scuffed to cloth spine.
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BENTLEY SPECIALS & SPECIAL BENTLEYS
Written by Ray Roberts.
Stock no. 1818260
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Foulis Motoring Book. Describing in depth seventy years of works-built special cars from Cricklewood, Derby and Crewe, and the privately-created Specials of owners the world over. Grey boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour photos. 440 pages including index. ISBN: 0854296999. Base of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents slightly crinkled (not affecting cleanliness). Silver pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to rear panel, and is strengthened to top and tail of spine with clear tape.
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THE COLONEL'S FERRARIS: MARANELLO CONCESSIONAIRES' RACING TEAM
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1818259
Published by Ampersand Press. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Colonel Ronnie Hoare bringing Maranello Concessionaires (the sole UK importer of Ferrari) into racing in 1961, perhaps the most exciting chapter of Ferrari racing history. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, 165 pages. ISBN: 0906613027. A few foxspots to verso of dustwrapper (not visible to front).
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GT40: AN INDIVIDUAL HISTORY AND RACE RECORD
Written by Ronnie Spain.
Stock no. 1818258
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ford's four victories at Le Mans assured the GT40 of immortality in the minds of motorsport enthusiasts. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 326 pages including index. ISBN: 0850456371. Text block slightly grubby. Rubber ink stamp to rear endpaper (mostly hidden by rear flap of dustwrapper). Green pictorial dustwrapper is strengthened to top & tail of spine with clear tape.
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M.G. ROAD CARS VOLUME ONE - FOUR CYLINDER O.H.C. 1929-1936
Written by Malcolm Green; et al.
Stock no. 1818257
Published by Magna Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The history of the OHC Midget produced between 1929 and 1936, regarded by many as the 'golden age' of the marque, as well as many photographs and drawings to help restorers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams and photos. 159 pages. ISBN: 095194231X. Small mark to front board else fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is also fine.
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QUICK SILVER: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF GERMAN GRAND PRIX RACING CARS 1934-1939
Written by Cameron C. Earl.
Stock no. 1818256
Published by HMSO. 1st thus 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A re-issue in facsimile of B.I.O.S. report No. 1755 Investigation into the development of German Grand Prix Racing Cars between 1934 and 1939 (including a description of the Mercedes World's Land Speed Record contender). New introduction by Karl E. Ludvigsen. Silver boards, red titles. B/w photos and diagrams, some fold-out to rear. 143 pages. ISBN: 0112905501. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BUGATTI LE PUR-SANG DES AUTOMOBILES
Written by H.G. Conway.
Stock no. 1818255
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 4th 1987. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Foulis Motoring Book. The authoritative history of the Ettore Bugatti and the exquisite road and racing cars that he created. Large format. B/w photos. 4th edition. ISBN: 0854295380. Laminate covering dustwrapper is creased and lifting at front spine edge. Rear of dustwrapper scuffed.
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ASTON MARTIN 1913-1947
Written by Inman Hunter; Alan Archer.
Stock no. 1818254
Published by Osprey Automotive. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Unraveling Aston Martin's complex early history. Black boardds, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 185532203X. Minor marks to text block. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
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