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THE GREAT NORTH OF SCOTLAND RAILWAY
Written by H.A. Vallance.
Stock no. 1319921
Published by David & Charles; MacDonald. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Railway Histories series. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis. B/w photos. 192 pages. Spine bumped. Mark to top corner of front free-endpaper. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and slightly faded to spine.

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THE CHAIN-DRIVE FRAZER NASH
Written by David Thirlby.
Stock no. 2131933
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An intimate look at how the G.N. and Frazer Nash models came into being. The production and racing models, the various engines used in them and the specials. B/w photos. Tape marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper s price-cut with a few small closed tears and some edge-creasing.

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POWER AND GLORY: A HISTORY OF GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING VOLUME ONE: 1906-1951
Written by William Court.
Stock no. 1817777
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1966. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Volume 1 only of a 2 volume work. Black cloth, gilt title to spine. Large format. B/w photos. 353 pages plus index. Text block a little grubby and browned. Dustwrapper is torn with loss to top of front and rear panel, creasing to front flap, couple of tape repairs to verso.

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MR. BEAR'S BIRTHDAY
Written by Chizuko Kuratomi. Illustrated by Kozo Kakimoto.
Stock no. 1817713
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1985. Very good condition.

A further addition to this long established and highly acclaimed series about the endearing Mr. Bear and his little rabbit friends. Large square format. Pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0356113493. Corners rubbed.

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THE MOTOR FOR THE MILLION THE AUSTIN SEVEN 1922-1939
Written by R.J. Wyatt. Illustrated by Peter Huntley.
Stock no. 1817434
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0356014428. Verso of dustwrapper edge strengthened with clear tape which has left marks on the boards and is bleeding through to the front of the dustwrapper. Price-cut dustwrapper is also faded at spine.

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THE BRITISH MOTORIST: A CELEBRATION IN PICTURES
Written by Lord Montagu Of Beaulieu.
Stock no. 2126859
Published by MacDonald; Queen Anne Press. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0356127753. Spotting to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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JEAN BATTEN THE GARBO OF THE SKIES
Written by Ian Mackersey.
Stock no. 1610243
Published by MacDonald. c. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Jean Batten was one of the great aviation megastars of the 1930s but who disappeared mysteriously in 1982. B/w photos. 465 pages. ISBN: 0356195732. Foxing to textblock. Wrapper is edge creased, with some marks and scratch to rear panel.

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REMI
Written by Hector Malot. Illustrated by Rodney Shackell.
Stock no. 1402711
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a slightly better than good dustwrapper.

Aged 8 Remi is handed over to Signor Vitalis for 40 francs. Signor Vitalis was the owner of a troupe of performing animals and Remi soon learned to love and care for them. Translated and adapted by Constance Herd. Pale blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. A sensitive adaptation of a classic story. SIGNED by the translator to the front endpaper. Spine and corners are a little bumped. Small bump to top of front board. Contents are clean. Dust wrapper is a little edge worn. Spine is browned. A few marks to panels which are grubby.

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SALMON
Written by Arthur Oglesby.
Stock no. 1709061
Published by MacDonald. 1983. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

New edition. Colour and b/w photos. An outstanding all-round introduction to the sport of salmon fishing. Completely revised and fully illustrated. ISBN: 0356079163. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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THE PALADINS
Written by John James.
Stock no. 1207015
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1990. As new condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A Social History of the RAF up to the outbreak of World War II. 272 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0356190714. Wrapper spine faded.

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GUNPOWDER TREASON
Written by Margaret J. Miller. Illustrated by John Lawrence.
Stock no. 1206953
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1968. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the gunpowder plot. B/w illustrations. 160 pages. Wrapper price-clipped with faded spine.

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HIGH VOLTAGE DIRECT CURRENT CONVERTORS AND SYSTEMS
Written by B.J. Cory; et al.
Stock no. 1206682
Published by MacDonald. 1st 1965. Fine condition.

Green cloth, gilt titles. 269 pages. B/w photos. Book: name in ink to front endpaper.

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