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GEORGES ROESCH AND THE INVINCIBLE TALBOT
Written by Anthony Blight.
Stock no. 2131934
Published by Grenville Publishing Company Limited. 1st 1970. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The life of Georges Roesch, who died in 1969, spanned the entire history of the motor industry. A mechanical genius, he became chief engineer to the firm of Clement Talbot. B/w photos. 496 pages. Tape glue marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few chips and nicks.

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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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MOTOR RACING MEMORIES 1903-1921
Written by W.F. Bradley.
Stock no. 2131932
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. White marks to covers. Tape marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing and chipping.

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A HISTORY OF COACHBUILDING
Written by George Oliver.
Stock no. 2131931
Published by Cassell. 1st 1962. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. Tape marks to endpapers, pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with closed tear to top of front panel.

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NINE LIVES PLUS
Written by The Hon. Mrs Victor Bruce.
Stock no. 2131930
Published by Pelham Books. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The author's life. Record-breaking on land, sea and in the air. B/w photos. ISBN: 0720709741. SIGNED by author to half-title page. Foxing to outer page edges. Tape marks to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is also price-cut with edge-creasing and a faded spine.

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MEDIEVAL ARCHITECTURE MEDIEVAL ART (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Paolo Piva; A. Cadel; F. Gandolfo; et al.
Stock no. 2131929
Published by Folio Society. 2010. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with white titles to spines. Stunning colour photographs. A few small knocks along cover edge. Slip case is excellent.

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THE BLUE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang; Joan Aiken. Illustrated by Charles Van Sandwyk.
Stock no. 2131928
Published by Folio Society. 2007. Fine condition.

Stunning blue, gold and red pictorial cloth. Dark blue and gold pictorial endpapers. Superb colour plates and b/w illustrations. 5th printing. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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INFERNO
Written by Dante Alighieri; Henry Francis Cary; Robin Hamlyn. Illustrated by William Blake.
Stock no. 2131927
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition.

Large format. Dark yellow cloth with brown line decorations. Top edge burgundy. Superb colour plates by Blake. Translated by Cary with an introduction by Hamlyn. Slip case is very good - some scuffs and marks.

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EAST OF THE SUN AND WEST OF THE MOON
No author listed. Illustrated by Kay Nielsen.
Stock no. 2131926
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition.

Old Tales From the North. Originally published by Hodder & Stoughton in 1914, under the title 'East of the Sun and West of the Moon'. The text of this edition is based on the 1914 Hodder edition, with amendments. The 24 Colour plates are reproduced by permission of Hodder & Stoughton. Cream, slightly marbled effect boards with gilt titles and decorations. Light marks to outer page edges. Slip case is very good - a few scuffs and knocks.

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MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT ROME
Written by Lawrence Norfolk. Illustrated by Grahame Baker.
Stock no. 2131925
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2008. Fine condition.

Edited and introduced by Lawrence Norfolk. Brown leather spine with gilt title, pictorial cloth sides. Full page colour illustrations. Top edge brown. xviii and 301 pages. Book is excellent! Slip case is better than very good - a few small marks.

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THE GREEN FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by Julian De Harvaez.
Stock no. 2131923
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2009. Fine condition.

Green pictorial cloth, beautifully decorated. Colour plates. Introduction by Jack Zipes. This edition follows the 1892 edition of the text with some minor emendations. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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THE ICELANDIC SAGAS
Written by Magnus Magnusson. Illustrated by Simon Noyes.
Stock no. 2131922
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1999. Nearly fine condition.

Volume I only. 12 sagas. Leather spine. Cloth covers with dramatic Viking design to front. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 809 pages. A few light marks to outer page edges. Contents are excellent! Slip case is better than very good - a few scuffs.

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