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THE TECHNIQUES OF ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Written by H.M.N.H. Irving.
Stock no. 1321731
Published by HMSO. 1st 1974. Very good condition.

A short historical survey. Lilac pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112902030. Fading to spine and spine edges and some light rubbing to cover edges. Contents clean.

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BREAKDOWN: A HISTORY OF RECOVERY VEHICLES IN THE BRITISH ARMY
Written by Brian S. Baxter.
Stock no. 1822118
Published by HMSO. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Featuring wheeled and armoured vehicles. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. 101 pages including index. ISBN: 0112904564. SIGNED by the author to half-title page (With Best Wishes). Corners lightly rubbed. Spine slightly faded. Minor foxing to text block.

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MECHANISED FORCE: BRITISH TANKS BETWEEN THE WARS
Written by David Fletcher.
Stock no. 1819798
Published by HMSO. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112904874. Previous owner's name label to inside front cover. Light browning to text block.

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MOVING THE GUNS: THE MECHANISATION OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY 1854-1939
Written by Philip Ventham; David Fletcher.
Stock no. 1819797
Published by HMSO. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Chronicling the story of the mechanisation of the Royal Artillery, following the technical development of the means to move guns in warfare from early experiments through to the beginning of the Second World War. Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112904777. Previous owner's name label to inside front cover.

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THE HISTORY AND DEVELOPMENT OF MOTORCYCLES PART I HISTORICAL SURVEY
Written by C.F. Caunter.
Stock no. 2133182
Published by HMSO. 1st 1955. Good condition.

As Illustrated By The Collection of Motor Cycles in the Science Museum. Dark red pictorial card wraps. B/w plates and illustrations. 85 pages includes index. Spine worn. corners creased with slight loss from lower corner of rear cover. Pages lightly tanned else contents clean.

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HANDBOOK OF THE COLLECTION ILLUSTRATING MOTORCYCLES PART II
Written by C.F. Caunter.
Stock no. 2133175
Published by HMSO. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition.

Brown pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Catalogue of exhibits at the Science Museum with descriptive notes. 80 pages includes index. Cover edges rubbed and lower corners lightly creased. Ink diagram on front cover. Contents very good.

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GERMAN NAVAL HISTORY: THE U-BOAT WAR IN THE ATLANTIC 1939 - 1945
Written by Lt. Commander Andrew J. Withers; et al.
Stock no. 1819537
Published by HMSO. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large format. Facsimile Edition with introduction by Withers. ISBN: 0117726036. Bumping to top corners. Tiny imperfection to rear pastedown vertical edge. Top corners of contents lightly creased due to bump to top rear corner. Contained in a very good slip-case with bumping to top of spine. Also included in slipcase is a folder with five sheets incorporating 32 diagrams from the original volumes.

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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN GLAMORGAN VOLUME III: MEDIEVAL SECULAR MONUMENTS PART II: NON-DEFENSIVE
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819425
Published by HMSO. 1st 1982. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine and Welsh dragon to front. B/w illustrations and colour plates. xxxviii and 398 pages plus b/w plates to rear. ISBN: 011701141X. Tippex to top of free front endpaper. Text block a little browned/grubby, minor foxing to top. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and faded to spine. Strong musty odour present.

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HANDBOOK OF THE COLLECTION ILLUSTRATING MOTOR CARS PART II
Written by C.F. Caunter.
Stock no. 2132251
Published by HMSO. 1st 1959. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Catalogue of exhibits at the Science Museum with descriptive notes. Wear and marks to covers and edges. Some creasing. Foxing to outer page edges. Some page corner creases.

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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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THE WAR AT SEA VOLUME 1 1939-1945
Written by Stephen W. Roskill.
Stock no. 2131393
Published by HMSO. 1st 1954. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The Defensive. The first of three volumes. This volume deals with the beginning of the second world war from 1939 to 1941. xxii + 664 pages. Numerous folding b/w charts. Spine and cover edges are browned. Foxing; heaviest to endpapers, outer page edges and margins. Map to page 65 appears to have been misfolded a few times; chips and nicks along with browning to protruding edge. Wrapper is edge-creased with tears and chips; browned to spine and edges; small white splash mark to bottom edge of front panel.

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AN INVENTORY OF THE HISTORICAL MONUMENTS IN HEREFORDSHIRE (3 VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 2128332
Published by HMSO. Very good condition.

Three volumes. Grey pictorial cloth. Top edges git. Numerous b/w photos and illustrations. 11 x 8.5 inches. Volume I - South West, published 1931. Volume II - East, published 1932 Volume III - South-West, published 1934. Spines have varying degrees of browning and fading. Volume II also has a couple of small tears to cloth at top and tail. Inscription in ink (partially crossed out) to front endpaper of Volume I. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges of all volumes. A couple of plate pages (b/w photos), have neat annotations/notes beneath them in pencil.

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