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TUNING FOR SPEED
Written by P.E. Irving.
Stock no. 2132284
Published by Temple Press; The English Universities Press Ltd.. 1st 1948. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

How to increase the performance of a standard motorcycle engine for racing and competition. By "Slide Rule" (Phil Irving). Foxing and uneven mottling to covers. Inscriptions in ink and small newspaper cut out stuck to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Also ink writing to outer page edges. Wrapper is grubby with edge-tears and chips; some loss. Tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps.

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CLASSIC BRITISH MOTOR CYCLES: THE FINAL YEARS
Written by Bob Currie.
Stock no. 1818850
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Twenty-five bikes selected from the collection under the roof of the National Motorcycle Museum to show the diversity of the machines built in an era when the British industry was at its peak and supplied 90 per cent of the world demand. Oblong format. Brown cloth boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0600351181.

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PRACTICAL MODEL TRAINS
Written by Chris Ellis.
Stock no. 1817854
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A thorough practical guide to the model railway from first principles to more advanced systems for the average enthusiast. Large format. Green boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos, b/w diagrams. ISBN: 0600349748. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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PASTMASTERS OF SPEED
Written by Dennis May.
Stock no. 1817645
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Originally published in the pages of Motor Cycling The explotis of some of the greatest riders of the past are graphically described. B/w photos. 104 Pages. Tiny split to top front edge of spine. Green dustwrapper is rubbed at edges, lightly faded to spine and browned to rear panel.

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MOTORCARS
Written by Philip A. Turner.
Stock no. 1817377
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The "Power and Speed" Series for Boys. The fascinating story of how the motorcar came to be invented, how it works and how motoring and motorcars have developed through the years. Cloth boards. B/w photos and illustrations. Foxing to top edge of text block and endpapers. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is browned and edge-rubbed/creased.

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GULLIVER'S TRAVELS
Written by Jonathan Swift. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2129119
Published by Temple Press. 1939. Very good condition.

Blue cloth, gilt title to spine and black title to front cover. 12 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. 291 pages plus booklist to rear. Spine is faded with a few marks. Page browning. All plates present.

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CYCLING MANUAL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1815618
Published by Temple Press. 21st 1948. Very good condition.

21st Edition. Compiled and illustrated by the staff of 'Cycling'. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. Covers a little scuffed and creased. Contents clean and binding tight.

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FIGHTERS OF THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
Written by Robert F. Dorr; David Donald.
Stock no. 819902
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1990. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

From World War I Pursuits to the F117. Colour and b/w photos. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 060055094X. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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AUTOSPORT FILE WILLIAMS
No author listed.
Stock no. 486533
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1988. Fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0600556638.

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AUTOSPORT FILE WILLIAMS
No author listed.
Stock no. 485692
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0600556638. Covers slightly grubby.

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