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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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MERCEDES BENZ: THE SUPERCHARGED 8-CYLINDER CARS OF THE 1930S VOLUME 1
Written by Jan Melin.
Stock no. 1818253
Published by Nordbok. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive lists of cars produced, with their vital chassis numbers and all the other information that the author's thirty years of research has turned up. Large format. Tan cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos throughout. 240 pages. ISBN: 9187036002. Spine slightly cocked. A few very minor grubby marks to rear panel of dustwrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE HOLKHAM BIBLE
Written by Michelle P. Brown.
Stock no. 2131381
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2007. Fine condition.

Facsimile edition. Large format. Three quarter bound in blue leather, raised bands to spine, gilt decorations to spine. Blue patterned cloth boards with leather onlay to front containing title in red and gilt vignette. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. Illuminated manuscript. Limited to 1750 numbered copies and 25 lettered copies. Complete with Commentary by Michelle P. Brown which is bound with a blue cloth spine with gilt title and blue paper boards with white title onlay to front. This is Copy No. 3. In original box/case in near fine condition; just a few tiny marks and wear. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE ROMANCE OF KING ARTHUR AND HIS KNIGHTS OF THE ROUND TABLE
Written by Alfred W. Pollard; D'Arthur Malory's Morte. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 2131378
Published by Easton Press. 2011. Fine condition.

Large format. Cream leather with raised bands to spine, gilt titles and decorations. Easton Press Deluxe Limited Edition, to 400 copies. Adapted by Pollard. Mohawk Superfine eggshell finish paper especially milled by Mohawk Fine Papers, Cohoes, New York. Cowhide leather imported from Italy by Cortina Leathers of New York. Lithography by Falcon Press, Nashville, Tennessee. Custom binding by Kingsport Book, Church Hill, Tennessee. This Easton Press edition reproduces the contents of the original as first published in 19717 by MacMillan and Company, Limited, London. Contains 16 colour plates and other b/w illustrations and plates. All edges gilt. A stunning book. Heavy! This is Copy No. 5, stated on first title page and to original certificate, which is still present and inserted loosely at front. All plates are present and in fine condition. Contained in original clip case which is in slightly better than very good condition; a few small marks. An absolutely stunning edition. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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TARZAN OF THE APES
Written by Edgar Rice Burroughs. Illustrated by Bob Eggleton.
Stock no. 2131237
Published by Easton Press. 2012. Fine condition.

Large format. Deluxe Signed, Limited edition to 800 copies. Exquisite green leather binding with raised bands to spine. Red and gilt titles and decorations to spine and front cover. Frontis is a tipped-in colour plate - folded in half. Comes with Certificate of Authenticity. Tipped-in colour plates with guards. All edges gilt. SIGNED by artist to special page directly after front endpaper. This is Copy No. 412. Also comes with it's original certificate of authenticity, also SIGNED by artist and witnessed. A stunning copy! In original green cloth slip case that is near fine; couple of lightest marks to top one side. Pictorial onlay and gilt titles to one side of slip case. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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MOTHS (NN 90)
Written by Michael E.N. Majerus.
Stock no. 1817299
Published by Harper Collins. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

New Naturalist No. 90. Green cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0002201410. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE FIGHTING BARBEL
Written by Peter Wheat.
Stock no. 1817244
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 2000. Fine condition.

Limited Edition of 800 copies of which 100 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). Blue cloth boards, silver titles and gilt vignette of fish to front. B/w photos and illustrations. Yellow ribbon page marker. Binder's file copy and thus un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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SHADOWS & REFLECTIONS
Written by Chris Yates.
Stock no. 1817241
Published by The Medlar Press. 1st thus 1999. Fine condition.

An anthology of carp fishing collected by Chris Yates. Limited Edition of 888 numbered copies, of which 98 are bound in leather (this copy is bound in cloth). Small format. Green cloth boards with gilt title to front and vignette of carp. B/w chapter headers. Green ribbon page marker. ISBN: 1899600132. Binder's file copy, un-numbered. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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BENTLEY THE 1938/1939 OVERDRIVE CARS
Written by Mervyn Frankel; Ian Strang.
Stock no. 2129338
Published by Academy Books. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A specialised book concerned with the whereabouts of the survivors of the 200 "M" series Bentleys manufactured in 1938 and 1939 by Bentley Motors (1931) Limited, which company was then in the ownership of Rolls-Royce. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1873361181. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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WHAT KATY DID
Written by Susan Coolidge; Amanda Craig. Illustrated by Deanna Staffo.
Stock no. 1817181
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. As new condition.

Attractive pink pictorial cloth with gilt title to spine. Plum coloured endpapers. 153 pages. Colour plates. Introduced by Craig. Still in original shrinkwrap. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE ISLES OF SCILLY (NN 103)
Written by Rosemary Parslow.
Stock no. 2129197
Published by Collins. Circa 2007. As new condition in a as new dustwrapper.

New Naturalist series. Colour photos. ISBN: 9780002201506. Still in original shrink wrap - Unopened! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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JONADAB AND RITA
Written by Shirley Hughes. Illustrated by Shirley Hughes.
Stock no. 2128540
Published by The Bodley Head. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Toy donkey Jonadab is longing for adventure... Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 9780370329284. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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