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La Victoire Venue du Ciel
1 La Victoire Venue du Ciel
France Lavauzelle 1991 2702503152 / 9782702503157 Hardcover As New As New Book Folio - over 12 - 15 
This book is sealed as delivered from the publishers and has not been opened , this is the reason for limited descriptions. A very clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
The Automobile of East Africa 1963/64
2 The Automobile of East Africa 1963/64
Nairobi / London AA of East Africa 1963 First Edition Soft cover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 
This is a fascinating members handbook of the East African Automobile Association. It tells you how to prepare for travel in the wild. It has a road map in the back.There are a couple of doodle marks on the front cover. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
Wheels, Adley, Robert
3 Adley, Robert Wheels
UK Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1987 071101700X / 9780711017009 1st Edition Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
In the preservation era, colour photography of steam locomotives are repeatable, replaceable and commonplace. Robert Adley's photography, undertaken before the days of fast colour film and SLR cameras, tells a different tale; the story of the grimy, depressing, neglected end of steam. This book combines the atmosphere of steam's final years, with an informative text that puts into its historic place the role of many famous British locomotives The red boards has some marks on it, and there is the remnants of a sticker on the pictorial front paste-down. The D/W shows shelf wear to its edges and its spine is sunned. still a good readable copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Images of the Kennet & Avon: 100 years in camera, Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon, Allsop, Niall
4 Allsop, Niall Images of the Kennet & Avon: 100 years in camera, Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon
UK Redcliffe Press Ltd 1987 0948265914 / 9780948265914 1st Edition Soft cover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
An introductory text, illustrated with drawings and prints, sets the scene for the 109 archive photographs - many reproduced here for the first time - that give the story of the Kennet & Avon between Bristol and Bradford-on-Avon life and substance anew. The accompanying detailed captions, richly embroidered with anecdotes and previously unpublished material, assure the people, places and boats a rightful place in the history of a working waterway. A good ,clean and tight copy. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take up to 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Britain's Rail Super Centres : York, Appleby, K.
5 Appleby, K. Britain's Rail Super Centres : York
UK Ian Allan Ltd 1993 0711020728 / 9780711020726 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Ken Appleby is a former senior railway manager, is ideally placed to comment on the history of York's railways from the 'inside. This book provides an excellent account of the story of railways in and around York. Illustrated with more than 230 photographs and line drawings , the book also includes a detailed account of the development of the NRM in York. A good clean tight book. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping ( second class ) is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Over the Summit: How Britain's Railways Crossed the High Hills, Awdry, Christopher
6 Awdry, Christopher Over the Summit: How Britain's Railways Crossed the High Hills
UK Silver Link Publishing Ltd 1993 1857940016 / 9781857940015 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Using contemporary sources and subsequent research, and with the help of numerous maps and gradient profiles, the author describes and tells the stories behind Britain's railway inclines, each summit presented their own individual challenges, and provide us with these intriguing stories of engineering endeavour. There is some light spotting to the D/W. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
7 Ballantyne, Hugh Southern Steam in Colour
Uk Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1985 0710603363 / 9780710603364 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 12mo - over 6 - 7 
The Southern railway was the smallest of the four companies grouped in 1923 under the Railways Act of 1921 and its territory was clearly defined geographically in the south and west of England, extending from Broadstairs in East Kent to Padstow in Cornwall. Illustrated throughout with many fine colour photos. The hardboards show light signs of shelf wear and the top of the pages has a little foxing. A good ,tight copy. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
Railway Architecture, Binney, Marcus, & David Pearce (Editors)
8 Binney, Marcus, & David Pearce (Editors) Railway Architecture
UK Bloomsbury Books 1985 0906223628 / 9780906223628 5th or later Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The railway companies were the most extensive patrons of new architecture in the nineteenth century. Many of their buildings were of a totally new kind, and others posed novel problems of construction. Style and technique united as the railways sought to combine the prestige and elegance of this new form of travel with crucial and imaginative innovations in engineering. This book is illustrated with over 200 black & white photographs. There is a ghost of a label on the fep and the residual of glue from a label on the front panel of the D/J. The D/J show s light wear to its edges and corners. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Mosquito: The Illustrated History, Birtles, Philip J
9 Birtles, Philip J Mosquito: The Illustrated History
UK Sutton Publishing Limited 1998 0750914955 / 9780750914956 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Near Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Alongside the Spitfire and the Lancaster, the Mosquito is one of the most famous RAF aircraft of the Second World War, if not of all time. Fulfilling an incredible number of contrasting roles from its original concept of a high-speed and low-level unarmed bomber, through reconnaissance fighter-bomber, night -fighter, intruder, bomber support and pathfinder, to naval strike, anti-shipping, minelayer, and many more. A series of comprehensive appendices give full details of Mosquito production figures, production variants, and operational service. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 18.00 GBP
10 Bluemel Keith Ferrari
Stroud ,Gloucestershire Sutton Publishing Ltd . 2002 0750924837 / 9780750924832 Reprint Pictorial Cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 
This book is for anyone who loves Ferrari's and especially classic ones,this book is full of photographs enough for all enthusiasts of this marque,this book has shelf scratches to the covers and a slight mark on the back edge . 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Gloster Meteor:  Postwar Military Aircraft : 2, Bowyer, Chaz
11 Bowyer, Chaz Gloster Meteor: Postwar Military Aircraft : 2
UK. Littlehampton Book Services Ltd 1985 0711014779 / 9780711014770 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Gloster Meteor was the first jet-engined aircraft to enter full squadron operational service with any air force in the world, and from mid -1944 it served for a decade as the premier fighter design as well as being used by many other services. Illustrated with 150 photographs depicting unit liveries, technical facets, experimental installations, et al: it is a worthy record of one of the RAF's most significant aircraft. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
12 Brendon, Dr Piers The Motoring Century: Story of the Royal Automobile Club
UK Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 1997 0747530343 / 9780747530343 1st Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
The Motor Car is the true icon of the modern age. Its history is made up of many strands, forming a rich tapestry that has touched almost every aspect of life. Woven into its fabric from the start was the RAC. In this biography of the club, Piers Brendon gives a vivid insight into British society during the Motoring century. A Good , clean and tight copy. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Railway Steam Cranes, Brownlie John S.
13 Brownlie John S. Railway Steam Cranes
Glasgow John S. Brownlie 1973 0950296503 / 9780950296500 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 4to - over 9 
This book is full of information and illustrations of steam cranes ,the author has spent years researching his subject .There is some faint foxing to the back pastedowns and the edges of the pages are slightly dust stained,the D/W is nicked and torn along the edges and the top of the spine and on the corners. 
Price: 75.00 GBP
Footplate Cameraman, Carter, J R
14 Carter, J R Footplate Cameraman
UK Heathfield Railway Publications 2009 1906974047 / 9781906974046 Hardcover Good Good Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Footplate Cameraman is a personal view of the dying years of steam on Britain's railways. Always an enthusiast, Jim Carter worked his way up from a 15 year old engine cleaner at Sutton Oak MPD to firing a wide variety of locomotives and trains from Patricroft Depot. All-in-all this is a book for the connoisseur. The DW shows light use. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
MiG-21, Chant, Christopher
15 Chant, Christopher MiG-21
UK. Haynes 1984 0854294392 / 9780854294398 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The MIG-21 has been built in greater numbers than any other warplane of the period since World WarII, although when it first entered service with the Soviet air forces in the 1950s it was dismissed rather scornfully as a useful but highly limited clear-weather interceptor. Since then it has been transformed into an extremely useful multi-role fighter. There is a small label on the inside of the front boards stating this book has been slightly damaged. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Super Etendard Super Profile, Chant, Christopher
16 Chant, Christopher Super Etendard Super Profile
UK. Haynes Publications Inc. 1983 0854293787 / 9780854293780 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Pictorial covers Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
The Dassault Super Etendard sprang into world prominance during the Anglo-Argentinian conflict for the Falkland Islands in 1982. The Super Etendard used in that campaign is only the latest development in a long line that started with a lightweight strikefighter to meet a NATO requirement. There is a small label on the inside of the front boards stating this book has been slightly damaged but i can't find where except for a blue mark on the inside rear board. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
Avro Shackleton : Postwar Military Aircraft : 3, Chartres, John
17 Chartres, John Avro Shackleton : Postwar Military Aircraft : 3
UK. BCA 1985 Book Club Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
The Avro Shackleton seems destined to complete at least 35 years in front-line service in the Royal Air Force: the first prototype flew in 1949, and the AEW aircraft of No 8 Squadron were still operational in 1985. It remained in service 20 years after it was first classed as obsolescent. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
18 Clarke.R.M. Porsche 911SC & Turbo 1978-83 Gold Portfolio
UK Brooklands Books Ltd 1855203243 / 9781855203242 Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
This is a comprehensive coverage of Porsche sports cars containing road tests, assessment and other press features on these variants of the 911 which were available between 1978 and 1983. There is a little shelf wear and creasing to the corners. A good, clean and tight copy. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
Somerset Railways, Clement, Mike; Gosling, Ted
19 Clement, Mike; Gosling, Ted Somerset Railways
UK Sutton Publishing Ltd 2000 0750923911 / 9780750923910 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12 
Somerset Railways examines the countless trains that passed by in the age of steam. Enriched by a wealth of photographs of staff from all walks of railway life, this book is a unique photograph collection, much of which has not been published before. It is meant as a tribute to those railway workers, and to the vibrant Somerset railway system that they served. There is light rubbing to the spine ends. PLEASE NOTE; International economy shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
The Vincent in the Barn: Great Stories of Motorcycle Archaeology, Cotter, Tom
20 Cotter, Tom The Vincent in the Barn: Great Stories of Motorcycle Archaeology
U.S.A. Motorbooks 2009 0760335354 / 9780760335352 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 8vo - over 7 - 9 
It's every motorcyclist's dream: The classic bike parked and forgotten, waiting to be discovered, and turned loose on the road again. The author has chased down 40 great stories of lost , old bikes and the collectors who unearthed them. There is light shelf-wear to the D/W edges. A nice clean tight copy. PLEASE NOTE: International economy ( second class ) shipping is by sea and may take upto 90 days to arrive. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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