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50 YEARS OF AVIATION ART
Written by Frank Wootton. Illustrated by Frank Wootton.
Stock no. 1818686
Published by David & Charles. 1996. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large, oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. Encompasses the range of Frank Wootton's aviation art of fifty years. ISBN: 0715398741. Reprint. SIGNED and dated 1997 by the artist to publisher's label which is stuck to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to lower front panel edge.

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DAVID SHEPHERD THE MAN AND HIS PAINTINGS
Written by David Shepherd. Illustrated by David Shepherd.
Stock no. 1818685
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1985. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A full representative range of David Shepherd's work. Large oblong format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 07153987561. SIGNED by the artist to half-title page. A lovely copy.

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THE COMPLETE BOOK OF RIVER FISHING
Written by Len Arbery.
Stock no. 1818642
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A detailed account of fishing for large river fish under all conditions. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & a few colour photos. ISBN: 0715399284. Couple of marks to front endpaper (minor). Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly creased to top edge.

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TRACTION ENGINES WORTH MODELLING -AND HOW TO MODEL THEM
Written by W.J. Hughes.
Stock no. 1818613
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1969. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos and diagrams. Revised edition, virtually re-written (from the 1950 edition) with much new material and illustrations. ISBN: 0715346741. Base of spine worn. Text block and prelims a little grubby. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed with a few small chips, grubby to rear panel and creased to front flap.

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FOWLER STEAM ROAD VEHICLES: CATALOGUES AND WORKING INSTRUCTIONS
Written by W.J. Hughes.
Stock no. 1818612
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1970. Fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A reprint under one cover of three catalogues, plus a handbook of working instructions, all issued originally by the world-famous firm of John Fowler & Co (Leeds) Ltd, in the late 1920s. Small format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos & illustrations. ISBN: 0715350226. Picture to front panel of dustwrapper has faded, spine faded.

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THE BEST OF BROCKBANK
No author listed. Illustrated by Russell Brockbank.
Stock no. 2131823
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w humours illustrations. ISBN: 0715369245. Small pieces of tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine.

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THE MAN WHO BUILT LONDON TRANSPORT
Written by Christian Barman.
Stock no. 2131744
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Biography of Frank Pick. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0715377531. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Tape marks to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges.

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THE ENGLISH FARM WAGON: ORIGINS AND STRUCTURE
Written by John Geraint Jenkins.
Stock no. 1818324
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

New Edition. The development of the wagon from the early Iron Age and the techniques used by the wagon maker. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. ISBN: 071535664X. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned at edges.

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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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MY GARDEN IN SUMMER
Written by E.A. Bowles.
Stock no. 1818222
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

David & Charles Reprints (originally published in 1914). A book for those who know their plants well enough to recognise and value the incredible amount of gardening expertise in it, and who will enjoy the discourses and asides, seasoned with humour and humanity. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715357085. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little grubby.

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AN A-Z OF FAMOUS EXPRESS TRAINS AN ILLUSTRATED TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE
Written by Julian Holland.
Stock no. 1318064
Published by David & Charles. 1st 2013. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Journey back to the golden years of train travel in this unashamedly nostalgic tribute to the famous named express trains of Britain and their locomotives. Pale blue boards, dark blue title to spine and blocked illustration to sides. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781446302958. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge creased and has the remains of a sticker to front panel.

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THE ANGLING TIMES BOOK OF THE WYE
Written by Leslie Baverstock.
Stock no. 1317918
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

All you need to know on how to get the best sport from this great and virtually unspoilt river. B/w photos. 192 pages. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0715382543. Spine bumped. Light page browning/foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is slightly edge worn and a little grubby to rear panel. Some foxing to verso of wrapper.

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