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Written by Max Arthur.
Stock no. 1818765
Published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Final Word from our First World War Soldiers. Beige paper boards, red title to spine. Endpapers are photographs of WWI scene. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780297846444. Clear plastic protecting dustwrapper stuck to verso with clear tape.

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VANGUARD OF NAZISM: THE FREE CORPS MOVEMENT IN POSTWAR GERMANY 1918-1923
Written by Robert G.L. Waite.
Stock no. 1818764
Published by Harvard University Press. 1st thus 1970. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A full history of the German Free Corps and of its contributions to the rise of Nazism. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0674931424. Gilt to title to spine faded. Minor foxing to text block. Yellow and black dustwrapper is slightly grubby.

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AKBAR THE GREATEST MOGUL
Written by S.M. Burke.
Stock no. 1818763
Published by Munshiram Manoharlal. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Based mainly on accounts left behind by those who personally knew the emperor well, the result of several years of research. Insight into the character and achievements of the founding fathers of the celebrated Mogul dynasty in India. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.

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CARVE HER NAME WITH PRIDE
Written by R.J. Minney.
Stock no. 1818762
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1956. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The story of a girl, born of humble parents, one English ,one French, and brought up chiefly in the back streets of London. The story of a woman who served as a secret agent and did not come back. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Top edge red. Boards browned to lower edges. Name in ink to half-title page. Text block browned. Price cut pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed, lightly faded to spine, grubby to rear panel and a little creased.

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TUNING FOR SPEED
Written by Phil Irving.
Stock no. 1818761
Published by Turton & Armstrong. 6th 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Sixth Edition. How to increase the performance of motorcycle engines for touring, racing and competition work. Sky blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w line drawings. ISBN: 0908031297. Third impression. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.

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JOHN BRITTEN
Written by Tim Hanna.
Stock no. 1818760
Published by Craig Potton Publishing. 2004. Very good condition.

John Britten, motorcycle engineer, the man who, with a small dedicated team in Christchurch, designed and built from scratch the extraordinary Britten V-twin motorcycle. Cardwraps. Colour photos. ISBN: 1877333085. Reprint. Covers lightly browned. Text block a little grubby.

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A-Z OF WORKS RALLY CARS FROM THE 1940S TO THE 1990S
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 1818759
Published by Bay View Books. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An exhaustive guide to works rally cars built for international rallying, starting with embryonic works programmes in the late 1940s and coming into the 90s. Large format. Red boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1870979427. Light rubbing to board edges. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine. Minor foxing to top edge of text block.

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SAGA OF THE STEAM PLOUGH
Written by Harold Bonnett.
Stock no. 1818758
Published by David & Charles. 1st thus 1972. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. A general historical view of steam ploughing and lively accounts of the author's own experiences working in the fields with the steam plough. ISBN: 0715357425. SIGNED by the author to half-title page with place and date. Spine slightly cocked. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine and just a little grubby.

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THE STORY OF ST NICHOLAS WORKS: A HISTORY OF CHARLES BURRELL & SONS LTD. 1803-1928.
Written by Michael R. Lane.
Stock no. 1818757
Published by The Unicorn Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The story of the Burrell engineering works in Thetford and their production of traction engines and road rollers. ISBN: 0906290074.

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HISTORIC STEAM BOILER EXPLOSIONS
Written by Alan McEwen.
Stock no. 1818756
Published by Sledgehammer Engineering Press. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

Includes basic histories of early industrial boilers such as Waggon, Rastick Vertical, Egg-Ended, Cornish, Lancashire, Scotch Marine Return-Tube; unfired pressure vessels called Kiers, as well as Locomotive Boilers and Marine Rectangular or Box Boilers. Large format. Blue pictorial glazed boards with white titles. B/w photos and illustrations. xv and 185 pages. ISBN: 9780953272525.

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WILLIAM ALLCHIN GLOBE WORKS, NORTHAMPTON
Written by John L. Middlemiss; Eric Sawford.
Stock no. 1818755
Published by Allan T. Condie. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. British Traction Engine Builders Series no. 1. ISBN: 0907742912. Slight fading to spine.

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SENTINEL WAGGONS MODELS D.G.4 AND D.G.6
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818754
Published by Polyhedron Printers Limited. 2nd Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Second Edition. Brown card wraps. B/w photos. A facsimile reprint. Slight fading to spine. Contents fine.

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