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A gruelling Italian open road race, so dangerous it had to be banned. Since it was last run in 1957 it has achieved legendary status. This is an authoritative account of its rise and fall. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. The World's Greatest Motor Competitions series. ISBN: 0713458267. Wrapper is price-cut, with a faded spine.
Tracing the development of passenger and goods-carrying vehicles operated by every type of motive power. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Browning to endpapers and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and rubbed to spine with small chips to top and tail, rear panel is a little scuffed and has a small closed tear to top edge.
A gruelling Italian open road race, so dangerous it had to be banned. Since it was last run in 1957 it has achieved legendary status. This is an authoritative account of its rise and fall. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. The World's Greatest Motor Competitions series. ISBN: 0713458267. Previous owner's gold address label to front endpaper. Price-cut red pictorial dustwrapper.
Edited by Voss Bark. Many famous contributors have written a text which is informative, instructional and evocative. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0713418826.
The theory and practice of fast driving. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Light foxing and some page edge browning. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; some edge-tears and chips; some tape repairs; a little loss.
Colour frontis. A survey of their development from early times to present day. Green cloth. B/w photos. Frontis is detached, but loosely inserted. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some foxing; nicks to corners.
2nd edition. Covering all aspects of the sport, with chapters on: history, the birds themselves, training, housing, tools and equipment, equipment to be fitted to the bird, hoods and hooding, handling the new arrival, condition, manning and early training, flying free and getting fit, flying falcons out of the hood, flying short-wings, merlins, game hawking, moulting, imping and coping, lost hawks, hack and hacking back, dogs for hawking and making hoods, bells, bags and gloves. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Colour illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0713455551. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; repaired closed tear to top of spine.
English Heritage Series. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0713468017. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some uneven fading.
B/w photos. The Jupiter story from inception, production and racing derivatives and also includes a register of all Jupiters. ISBN: 0713438355. Small tape pieces to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Browning to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with a few light marks.
A guided tour for collectors of automobilia. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0713416068. Wrapper is stuck to pastedowns with small pieces of sticky tape, also has small hole of loss to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.
THE RESTORATION OF VINTAGE AND THOROUGHBRED CARS
Written by Richard C. Wheatley; Bryan Morgan. Illustrated by R.F. Neale.
Stock no. 1817425
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1963. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Black cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and line drawings. A few marks and damp mottling to boards. Name and address in ink to front pastedown which is mostly hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Endpapers a little grubby. Musty odour present. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper has tape repair to edges of verso which is starting to bleed through to front and is grubby.
B/w photos. ISBN: 071341538X. Light browning to free endpapers. Slight musty odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.