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AUTO UNION ALBUM 1934 - 1939
Written by Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1818702
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. 261 pages. B/w photos. A superb photographic record of the racing exploits of the legendary mid-engined Silver Arrows designed by Professor Ferdinand Porsche and professor Robert Eberan von Eberhorst. ISBN: 0851840566. A few light black marks to boards. SIGNED by the author to title page (no dedication). Half-title page creased and slight surface paper damage where half-title was prised apart from the title page.

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THE ROBERT FELLOWES COLLECTION GRANDS PRIX 1934-1939
Written by Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1818701
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An album comprising more than 300 photographs, most of which have never seen the light of day. Large oblong format. Blue boards, white title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0851840663. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE ENTHUSIAST'S GUIDE TO VINTAGE SPECIALS
Written by John Bateman.
Stock no. 1818700
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Detailed description of over 80 outstanding specials from the great inter-war period of track and sprint racing. Inspired by and complementary to John Bolster's classic Specials. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854297944. Pages became stuck together at one point (damp?) and have been prised apart, neatly, some imprints from facing page resulting (minor).

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JAGUAR SPORTS RACING CARS
Written by Philip Porter.
Stock no. 1818699
Published by Bay View Books. 1st thus 1998. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. C-Type; D-Type; XKSS; Lightweight E-Type. Design, development and specification described for each model. IN-depth coverage of motor racing in works and private hands. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1901432211. A lovely copy.

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FERRARI P3/412 P
Written by Christian Huet; Pietro Carrieri.
Stock no. 1818698
Published by Cavalleria. 1st 1995. Fine condition.

Large format. Red glazed pictorial boards. Text in Italian, English, and French. Colour & a few b/w photos. ISBN: 3905268086. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed.

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FERRARI ECURIE GARAGE FRANCORCHAMPS
Written by Gianni Rogliatti.
Stock no. 1818697
Published by Giorgio Nada Editore. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Text in French, Italian and English. Large format. Yellow boards, black title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 8879110837. Red & yellow dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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SUNBEAM RACING CARS 1910-1930
Written by Anthony S. Heal.
Stock no. 1818696
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

In the years preceding the first world war to those a decade before the second, the Sunbeam Motor Car Co. Ltd. ranked internationally amongst the very best manufacturers of racing and sporting motor cars. The author was involved for over half a century with the marque and puts into perspective the great achievements of the Sunbeam comapany and chronicles race by race, by success and by failure the history of the company, the cars and the racing times. Large oblong format. B/w photos. Cream leather-look cloth. All edges gilt. ISBN: 0854296069. Diagonal crease to half-title page. A few foxspots to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is creased with a closed tear repair with tape to lower rear spine edge. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is a little grubby.

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TALES FROM SHAKESPEARE
Written by Charles Lamb; Mary Lamb; William Shakespeare. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1818695
Published by Temple Press. 1939. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, gilt titles, decorations and vignette. 9 x 6.5". 20 tales. 12 colour plates plus some b/w illustrations. 304 pages. Covers a little marked, spine has a vertical crease (from use). Text block browned. Front endpaper has been removed. All plates present. Browning to gutter edge of page 148-149 from a home-made bookmark left inside (not present now). Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with a little loss.

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THE ENGLISH HIGHLAND CLANS: TUDOR RESPONSES TO A MEDIAEVAL PROBLEM
Written by Ralph Robson.
Stock no. 1818694
Published by John Donald Publishers Ltd.. 1st 1989. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Title to spine is: The Rise and Fall of the English Highland Clans. A book about Scotland as well as England and concerns the community which inhabited the Middle Marches of the insecure northern frontier. Black boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0859762467. SIGNED by the author with gift inscription to front endpaper. Includes a letter to Gp. Captain Brian Robinson from the author. Foxing to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and slightly faded to spine.

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THE LAST BRITISH DAMBUSTER
Written by George Johnson.
Stock no. 1818693
Published by Ebury Press. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

One man's extraordinary life and the raid that changed history. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780091957742. SIGNED by the author and Dambuster to title page.

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THE KID GLOVE PILOT
Written by Alan W. Deller.
Stock no. 1818692
Published by Colourpoint. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition.

A personal account of flying Sunderlands in World War Two. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1904242200. Pencil erasure to title page.

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SOUNDS FROM ANOTHER ROOM
Written by Peter Horsley.
Stock no. 1818691
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Autobiography. Memories of Planes, Princes and the Paranormal. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850525810. Bookplate tipped in to front endpaper. Minor foxspots to text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper.

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