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JUST SO STORIES
Written by Rudyard Kipling. Illustrated by Rudyard Kipling.
Stock no. 2133156
Published by Folio Society. Fine condition.

Red cloth boards, cream titles and illustration of elephant having its trunk pulled by a crocodile to front. B/w illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap.

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AN EYEWITNESS HISTORY OF THE CRUSADES (4 VOLUMES)
Written by Christopher Tyerman.
Stock no. 2133154
Published by Folio Society. 1st 2004. Fine condition.

Cream decorated boards; red titles. Volume 1 covers The First Crusade 1096-1099, Volume 2 - The Second Crusade and the Rise and Fall of Frankish Syria 1099-1187, Volume 3 - The Third Crusade 1188-1192, Volume 4 - The Fourth Crusade and the End of Outremer 1192-1291. Fine in matching slipcase.

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THE BOOK OF THE P. & M. (THE MOTOR-CYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by W.C. Haycraft.
Stock no. 1819455
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 2nd 1929. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. A complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of P. & M. motor-cycles. Small format. Paper boards, cloth spine. B/w illustrations. 103 pages. Spine faded. Boards grubby. Small piece of paper loss to lower front edge. Rear board has vertical crease. Endpapers browned. Very few margin marks. Previous owner's address label to inside front cover.

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THE BOOK OF THE J.A.P. (PITMAN'S MOTOR CYCLISTS LIBRARY)
Written by W.C. Haycraft.
Stock no. 1819454
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 3rd 1951. Almost very good condition.

Third Edition. Practical maintenance of four-stroke J.A.P. Engines (1927 onwards), deals with 1934-50 A.J.W. and cotton motor-cycles, chapters on 500 c.c. S.V. vertical twin J.A.P. Engine and the A.J.W. "Grey Fox". Pictorial paper boards, cloth spine. B/w illustrations. 146 pages including index. Boards grubby. Text block browned. A few stains to prelims.

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PASTMASTERS OF SPEED
Written by Dennis May.
Stock no. 1819453
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. Tape remnants to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps. Small amount of biro scribble to rear endpaper. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Green dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, slightly faded to spine and slightly scuffed.

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HISTORIC RACING MOTORCYCLES
Written by John Griffith.
Stock no. 1819452
Published by Temple Press Books. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Recounting the histories and examining the technical features of forty-three machines of special interest built between the years 1906 and 1939. Small, oblong format. B/w photos. Tape marks to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps. Price-cut dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn.

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BUILT FOR SPEED
Written by John Griffith.
Stock no. 1819451
Published by Temple Press Books. 1965. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

24 motorcycles of outstanding design and performance. Small, oblong format. Green cloth, gilt title. B/w photos. Second Impression. Tape marks to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper has surface paper loss to lower front corner and is grubby to rear panel.

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MOTOR CYCLE REMINISCENCES
Written by Ixion.
Stock no. 1819450
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

The Impressions of Twenty Years and 200,000 Miles on the Road. By "Ixion" of "The Motor Cycle". Small format. Cream pictorial paper boards. 143 pages plus 15 pages adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Price 2/6 on the front cover. Boards browned, tape stained to lower half of spine, corners worn. Back strip browned, rubbed either side. Prelims browned, text block stained red to lower edge. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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MATCHLESS MOTORCYCLES 1939-55
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819448
Published by Temple Press Limited. 1st 1958. Almost very good condition.

Motor Cycling Maintenance Series. Single-cylinder 347 c.c. and 498 c.c. and Ex-W.D. 347 c.c. models. Green and white cardwraps. Small format. Stapled binding. B/w illustrations. 58 pages including index. Covers grubby. Previous owner's address label to inside rear cover.

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THE MOTOR CYCLISTS ANNUAL AND BUYER'S GUIDE 1939-40
Written by G.S. Davison.
Stock no. 1819447
Published by H.E.W. Publications Ltd.. 1939. Very good condition.

The Official Handbook of the British Motor-Cycle Association. Small format. Red cloth boards, black title to front. 182 pages. B/w illustrations. Edges rubbed. Boards slightly grubby. Remains of tape to pastedowns. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Text block browned.

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MEN AND DINOSAURS
Written by Edwin H. Colbert.
Stock no. 2133153
Published by Penguin. 1st thus 1971. Almost very good condition.

Telling the story of the men involved in the gradual reconstruction of the dinosaur. Pictorial card wraps. 310 pages includes index. A Pelican Book. SIGNED by author on half-title page. Covers rubbed at edges. Contents browned.

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MOTOR CYCLES AND HOW TO MANAGE THEM
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819446
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. Circa 1926. Good condition.

Twenty-Fourth Edition. Revised and rewritten by the staff of " The Motor Cycle". Pictorial boards. B/w photos. 320 pages plus 18 pages of adverts and including the index to rear. Boards scuffed, corners worn. Backstrip completely missing. Page browning throughout. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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