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1 The London - Birmingham Motorway Traffic and Economics

HMSO

1960, 8vo, Card Cover: Very Good, 
Original card covers, Road Research Technical Paper No 46 produced by the Road Research Laboratory, Part 1 Traffic Investigation by T M Coburn, and Part 2 Economic Assessment by M E Beesley and D J Reynolds, 89pp, illustrated with tables and pull out maps. X002293 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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2 Swadlincote Garage
A W Peto
J M Pearson & Son

1983, 1st Edition: 4to - over 9" - 12" tall, Card Cover: Very Good, 
Original illustrated card covers, 64pp, illustrated. A scarce title X005009 
Price: 22.00 GBP
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Mercedes Benz SL, Alfieri Bruno
3 Mercedes Benz SL
Alfieri Bruno
Automobilia
8885880142 / 9788885880146
1989, 1st: 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
Early book on the 1990s new generation Mercedes SL class cars, largely based on the original press packs etc. 96pp, heavily illustrated. Italian/English/French text. VG copy in slightly worn dust wrapper 016637 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Brough Superior from 1923: Road Tests and Features from "The Motor Cycle" and "Motor Cycling", Allen C E
4 Brough Superior from 1923: Road Tests and Features from "The Motor Cycle" and "Motor Cycling"
Allen C E
Bay View Books
1870979184 / 9781870979184
1990, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
89pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy in dust wrapper 016466 
Price: 29.00 GBP
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The Mad Motorists : The Great Peking-Paris Race of '07, Andrews Allen
5 The Mad Motorists : The Great Peking-Paris Race of '07
Andrews Allen
Motoraces Book Club

1966, 1st (reprint): Small 8vo, Hard Covers: VG, VG
Detailed account of the first great long distance car rally. 256pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in dw. 017484 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Monza 1922-72 Cinquant' anni di Storia / Fifty Years of History, Autodromo Nazionale Di Monza
6 Monza 1922-72 Cinquant' anni di Storia / Fifty Years of History
Autodromo Nazionale Di Monza
SIAS

1972, 1st: 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
50 years of motor racing at Monza. 164pp plus appendices, well illustrated. Bi-lingual Italian/English text. VG copy in dust wrapper 017587 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Motor Racing at Goodwood : An Illustrated History, Barker Robert
7 Motor Racing at Goodwood : An Illustrated History
Barker Robert
BREEDON BOOKS
1859832822 / 9781859832820
2002, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
Well illustrated account of the early years of motor sport at Goodwood from 1948 to 1966. 240pp. VG copy in dust wrapper, slight worn to head of spine 017631 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Peking to Paris : Prince Borghese's Journey across two Continents in 1907, Barzini Luigi
8 Peking to Paris : Prince Borghese's Journey across two Continents in 1907
Barzini Luigi
Alcove
0856570052 / 9780856570056
1972, 1st Thus: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG-, VG
First hand account of the 1907 Peking-Paris motor race - the first long distance car rally. 308pp. New ediiton with revised translation and additional photos. VG clean copy, top edges of boards slightly worn, in VG dust wrapper. 017092 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Rolls-Royce and Bentley : The Crewe Years, Bennett Martin
9 Rolls-Royce and Bentley : The Crewe Years
Bennett Martin
HAYNES
1859606431 / 9781859606438
1999, 2nd (revised): Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Detailed account of the RR & Bentley cars built at Crewe up to the sale of the Company in 1998. 368pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy in dw - just very slight signs of wear. Heavy - UK postage 6.95 015527 
Price: 65.00 GBP
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Motoring : An Introduction to the Car and the Art of Driving It, Berriman Algernon E
10 Motoring : An Introduction to the Car and the Art of Driving It
Berriman Algernon E
Methuen & Co

1914, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, 
Nice early work on motor cars and driving. xix+312pp, well illustrated. Generally a VG clean copy - just a little very light scattered spotting, binding tight. Original pictorial green cloth boards, a little rubbed, minor wear to extremities, but overall a nice copy. 016403 
Price: 50.00 GBP
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The Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book, 1917, Bersey W C & Dorey A
11 The Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book, 1917
Bersey W C & Dorey A
The Technical Publishing Company

1917, 7th: 8vo, Cloth: Good, 
7th edition of this early 'annual' directory of motor cars, motor cycles, vehicle engines, tractors, traction engines, small marine engines, aricraft manufacturers etc. 438pp, many nice period adverts. Contnets generally VG, clean and unmarked but paper age toned due to poor quality (it was published in 1917!) . Original red cloth boards, frayed to top of spine, corners bumped. A rare survivor! 016958 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Such Sweet Thunder : The Story of the Ford Grand Prix Engine, Blunsden John & Phipps David
12 Such Sweet Thunder : The Story of the Ford Grand Prix Engine
Blunsden John & Phipps David
Motor Racing Publications
0900549122 / 9780900549120
1971, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
The story of the Ford-Cosworth V8 motor racing engine of the late1960s. 224pp, illustrated. VG copy, just a little age spotting to edges, in a VG dust wrapper. 016229 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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My thirty years of motoring for Motor Sport, Boddy Bill
13 My thirty years of motoring for Motor Sport
Boddy Bill
Grenville

1982, 1st: 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
The Author looks back at 30 years of car test reports done for Motor Sport from 1951 onwards - covering soem 1000 models! 142pp, illustrated. VG copy in slightly edge worn dust wrapper. Uncommon.. 017556 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Continental Sports Cars, Boddy W
14 Continental Sports Cars
Boddy W
FOULIS

1952, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
Compnaion voluem to the Author's bteer known work on British Sports Cars. 133pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in dust wrapper, a little worn on edges 016854 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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15 The 200 Mile Race of the Junior Car Club 1921-1938.
Boddy W
Grenville Publishing Company

1947, 1st: 12mo, Cloth: VG, 
155pp+ circuit plans and race results,illustrated. VG clean copy in original blue boards, very slightly stained to fore-edges. 016072 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Alfa Romeo Tradition, Borgeson Griffith
16 The Alfa Romeo Tradition
Borgeson Griffith
Haynes
0854298754 / 9780854298754
1990, 1st: Large 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Heavilly illustrated hisotry of Alfa Romeo cars and their designers. 208pp. VG clean copy in dust wrapper. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs. 016633 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Porsche Book : A Definitive Illustrated History, Boschen Lothar & Barth Jurgen
17 The Porsche Book : A Definitive Illustrated History
Boschen Lothar & Barth Jurgen
PSL
0850595592 / 9780850595598
1983, 2nd (revised): Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Massive history of all Porsche cars up to 1983 and the 956 model. 584pp, well illustrated. This is the much enlarged and updated 2nd edition. VG clean copy dust wrapper - just a little minor wear to edges. Heavy - UK postage 5.95. 016861 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Indy 500 Mechanic : The Inside Story of Big Time Auto Racing, Brawner Clint & Scalzo Joe
18 Indy 500 Mechanic : The Inside Story of Big Time Auto Racing
Brawner Clint & Scalzo Joe
Chilton Book Company

1975, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, Good+
Inside story of 20 years of Indycar racing by the Chief Mechanic.194pp, illustrated. Generally a VG clean copy, just a little spotting to edges, slight shelf marking to bottom edges. Dust wrapper compete but with a few closed tears and edge wear. Scarce. 017190 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Irish Motor Cycle Road Races 1954, Brindley Basil
19 Irish Motor Cycle Road Races 1954
Brindley Basil
Basil Brindley

1955, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, Good+
Detailed account of the motor cycle races held throughout Ireland in 1954. 192pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy in complete but edge worn dust wrapper. Scarce. 017133 
Price: 49.00 GBP
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On Two Wheels and Four 1957, Brindley Basil
20 On Two Wheels and Four 1957
Brindley Basil
Basil Brindley

1958, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG-, Good+
Detailed account of the motor sport races held throughout Ireland in 1957. 224pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy but front end-paper removed, in complete but edge worn dust wrapper. Scarce. 017134 
Price: 49.00 GBP
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Always in the Picture : A History of the Velocette Motor Cycle, Burgess R W & Clew J R
21 Always in the Picture : A History of the Velocette Motor Cycle
Burgess R W & Clew J R
GOOSE & SON
0900404086 / 9780900404085
1971, 1st: Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
History of this classic British motocycle, well illustrated. VG clean copy, a little age toning to edges, in VG dust wrapper 016751 
Price: 24.00 GBP
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La Favolosa Targa Florio, Canestrini Giovanni
22 La Favolosa Targa Florio
Canestrini Giovanni
Automobile Club d'Italia

1966, 1st: 4to, Cloth Covered Boards: VG, VG
Well illsutrated history of this Italian motor race on Sicily. 381pp,Italian text. VG clean copy in dust wrapper, a little worn on spine ends. Heavy - UK postage 6.95. 017143 
Price: 75.00 GBP
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Seven Year Twitch, Chambers Marcus
23 Seven Year Twitch
Chambers Marcus
FOULIS

1962, 1st: 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
First hand account of rallying by the BMC team 1955-61 by their Competitions Manager - Austin-Healeys, A40s, Minis etc. 225pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in dust wrapper. 016512 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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24 Motor Car and Coach-Painting for Private, Commercial amd Mass Output
Charles E Oliver & Arthur Seymour Jennings
W R Howell & Co

1924, 1st: 4to, Cloth: Good+, 
176pp, illustrated with 33 plates and with 8 plates containing 80 coloured samples. Edges of the coloured samples slightly crinkled otherwise a cleant copy in original blue cloth slightly worn on edges. Ex Society of Engineers library with their accession stamp on spine. X013760 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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THE DOUGLAS MOTORCYCLE - THE BEST TWIN, CLEW JEFF
25 THE DOUGLAS MOTORCYCLE - THE BEST TWIN
CLEW JEFF
FOULIS/HAYNES
0854292993 / 9780854292998
1981, 2nd (revised): Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Detailed history of Bristol built Douglas motorcycles. 250pp, well illustrated. Much enlarged 2nd edition. VG copy in dw. 006966 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Aston Martin : The Story of a Sports Car, Coram Dudley
26 Aston Martin : The Story of a Sports Car
Coram Dudley
Motor Racing Publications

1957, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, Fair
Written as two books in one : 1921-1940 by Hunter and Ellis and 1946-1957 by Coram. The first substantial history of this famous marque. 343pp + appendices and many illustrations. Generally a VG clean copy in original red cloth boards, slightly bumped to top corner. The dust wrapper whilst largely complete is very worn with closd tears and minor loss. The scarce 1st ediiton. 016250 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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Racing and Sports Car Chassis Design, Costin Michael & Phipps David
27 Racing and Sports Car Chassis Design
Costin Michael & Phipps David
BATSFORD
0713404582 / 9780713404586
1969, 2nd (revised): 8vo, Hard Cover: VG, VG-
Classis work on the subject - revised 2nd edition. 147pp, well illustrated. VG clean copy in dust wrapper, some old tape residue marks to inside edges. 017560 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Mille Miglia Race : The Postwar Years, Curami Andrea
28 Mille Miglia Race : The Postwar Years
Curami Andrea
Giorgio Nada
8879111884 / 9788879111881
1998, 1st: 4to, Card: VG, 
Well illustrated account of the post-war Mille Miglia races 1947-57. 163pp. VG clean copy in card covers. Signed by Author 016499 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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Rolls-Royce : The Derby Phantoms, Dalton Lawrence
29 Rolls-Royce : The Derby Phantoms
Dalton Lawrence
Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Club
1869912012 / 9781869912017
1991, 1st: Small 4to, Hard Cover: VG, VG
Largely illustrated record of Rolls-Royce Phnatom I, II & III cars with full chassis listings. 437pp. VG clean copy in slightly faded dust wrapper. Heavy - please enquire for overseas postage costs. 016451 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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Rolls-Royce : The Elegance Continues, Dalton Lawrence
30 Rolls-Royce : The Elegance Continues
Dalton Lawrence
Dalton Watson
0901564052 / 9780901564054
1977, 3rd (revised): Large 8vo, Hard Cover: VG-, VG-
Largely illustrated record of coachwork on post-war Rolls-Royce cars, arranged by builder with body lists where available. 280pp. Generally a VG clean copy, slight browning to edge sof last few pages. Dust wrapper completre but with a some chipping to edges, one small closed tear and slight browning to flap edges. 017505 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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