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Mazzocchi Gianni (Foreword) - All the Fiats

Hardback. Oblong 8vo. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Lacks dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 705pp + 14pp contents pages. Numerous illustrations throughout. A history of Fiat cars up to 1983 described as "an accurate guide to the technical evolution of the 30 million cars built by Italy's leading industrial enterprise over more than 80 years."
Published : Domus Books, Milan 1984, Third Edition
£38.00

Mitchell, Joseph - Reminiscences of My Life in the Highlands Volume Two

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 268 pages. First published in 1884, this reprint has a new Introduction, corrigenda and index. Volume Two covers Mitchell's career as a railway engineer.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1971, Reprint
£12.00

Montagu, Lord (Revised and Edited by) - London to the Riviera

Nd. c.1907? Hardback. Oblong 4to. A very good copy. Front hinge starting to go. 24 pages + adverts. Gives details for car owners of four routes from London to the Riviera. This is No. 1 of "The Car" series of route books.
Published : The Car Illustrated Ltd., London, First Edition
£25.00

Nock O.S. - LMS Steam

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A little foxing to page ends. 269pp. Many illustrations.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1971, First Edition
£9.00

Oakley C. A. - The Last Tram

Softback. A very good copy. Not foxed and no ownership inscription. 124 pages. Numerous illustrations. Written to commemorate the closing of Glasgow's tramway system on 4th September 1962.
Published : Corporation of the City of Glasgow 1962, First Edition
£7.00

Patient, Joe - Pilot: A Tale of High Adventure

Hardback. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. Rear board a little marked. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.viii,248. 20 illustrations. The autobiography of an aviator (including his exploits during the Second World War) who piloted over 80 different types of aircraft.
Published : Leo Cooper, London 1997, First Edition
£10.00

Payne Air Commodore L.G.S. - Air Dates

A very good copy in a good, complete dustwrapper with a few small edge tears. 565pp. This is a chronological survey of the principal events in the fields of civil and military aviation in Britain and abroad. It includes early aviation but the main part of the work is concerned with the period 1939 to 1956.
Published : Heinemann, London 1957, First Edition
£10.00

Robertson, Alan - Lion Rampant and Winged: Commemorative History of Scottish Aviation Limited

Hardback. A very good copy in a red leatherette binding lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. Small previous owner's label on front end-paper. Pp.ix,269. Numerous black and white illustrations. A history of the aircraft company which became the civil aircraft division, Prestwick, of British Aerospace plc.
Published : Published By the Author 1986, First Edition
£28.00

Robinson, Douglas H. - Giants in the Sky : A History of the Rigid Airship

A near-fine copy in a similar, price-clipped, dustwrapper. Pp.xxix,376. Many illustrations. Described as "the first scholarly study of all the rigid airships built in the years 1900-1940".
Published : G.T. Foulis & Co. 1973, First Edition
£28.00

Robson Graham - The Range Rover/Land-Rover

A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with some writing on the rear inner flap. 191pp. Illus. The authoritative account of a great engineering success.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1979, First Edition
£6.00

Rogers, Fairman - A Manual of Coaching

Hardback. A very good copy in maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Spine a little faded but lettering clear.Top edge gilt. Previous owner's bookplate (and later owner's small ex libris label) on front fixed end-paper. Partially unopened. Limited edition of 1500 copies (1000 for America and 500 for England). Pp.xv,579. 36 plates. 183 figures. Title-page vignette. Includes a detailed study of the coach itself together with chapters on harnessing, driving the coach, the use of the whip, coaching dress, public coaches, the rule of the road etc. A nice copy of one of the finest books on all aspects of horse-drawn coaches. Photographs available on request. [This is a heavy book which will require extra postage if sold overseas].
Published : J.B. Lippincott Company, London 1900, First Edition
£280.00

Sanders Maurice H. - Characters of Wood, Wurlitzer & Wesley - Maurice Sanders Looks Back

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's orange cloth with title in gilt on spine. Small indentation mark on front board. Black and white photographs throughout. 186 pages. SIGNED by author and dated September 1990. Very good illustrated dustwrapper which has one tiny closed tear, is not price- clipped and is protected in a removable cover.
Published : Cortney Publications, Baldock, Herts 1990, First Edition
£20.00

Seaton, Geoffrey - Lagonda: An Illustrated History 1900-1950

Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. The red lettering on the spine of the wrapper is a little faded but clearly readable. The wrapper is now protected in a clear removable sleeve. A nice clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 318 pages. Nearly 500 photographic illustrations. An esential reference book for motoring historians and Lagonda enthusiasts.
Published : The Crowood Press 1988, First Edition
£60.00

Shackleton J.T. - The Golden Age of the Railway Poster

Large 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 126pp. 148 illustrations mainly in colour. Concentrates on railway posters of France, Britain and North America.
Published : Chartwell Books 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Sloan Alfred P. Jnr - My Years with General Motors

A very good copy without dustwrapper. 472pp. 95 illustrations. Various charts and tables.
Published : Sidgwick and Jackson, London 1966, Second Impression
£8.00

Smith Donald J. - Collecting & Restoring Horse-Drawn Vehicles

A fine copy in a fine price-clipped dustwrapper. 192 pages. Many photographs and drawings. Covers historical development of horse-drawn vehicles, restoring them, driving them and entering shows and events.
Published : Patrick Stephens, Cambridge 1981, First Edition
£20.00

Stewart, Ian - The Glasgow Tramcar

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. Small ownership label on front end-paper. 200 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. A "unique and detailed account of the Glasgow tramway fleet".
Published : Scottish Tramway Museum Society, Glasgow 1983, First Edition
£18.00

Sucher Harry V. - Harley-Davidson the Milwaukee Marvel

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 359pp. Many illustrations. The definitive history of the Harley-Davidson company and motorcycle.
Published : Haynes 1990, Reprint
£7.00

Thomas, John - Gretna : Britain's Worst Railway Disaster (1915)

Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which shows a little wear at the spine ends. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. An erratum slip to the blurb on the jacket has been sellotaped to the front fixed end-paper. 143 pages. 32 plates. 5 maps, diagrams etc in text. This is the story of the railway troop train which crashed at Gretna in 1915, killing 214 officers and men of the 7th Royal Scots who were en route for Gallipoli.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, First Edition
£10.00

Thruelsen, Richard - The Grumman Story

Hardback. Small 4to. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few edge tears. Pp.ix,401. A history of Grumman aircraft and spacecraft and of the people who made them and flew them.
Published : Praeger Publishers, New York 1976, First Edition
£15.00

Tritton, Paul - John Montagu of Beaulieu : Motoring Pioneer and Prophet

A near fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. A little bumped at foot of spine. Pp.vii,291. Many illustrations. The first full biography of the motoring pioneer.
Published : Golden Eagle/George Hart, London 1985, First Edition
£12.00

Tubbs D.B. - Horseless Carriages a 19th Century Album of Early Designs

Oblong 8vo. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper with one small tear. 32 colour plates. Introductory text and description of illustrations. Number 741 of 3000 copies.
Published : Patrick Stephens, London 1968, First UK Edition
£10.00

Vale Edmund - The Mail-Coach Men of the Late Eighteenth Century

Hardback. Nd. c.1968. A very good copy in red cloth lettered in gilt. In a good dustwrapper which shows some edge-wear and some fading to the spine. Pp.xix,300. 19 illustrations. 4 maps.
Published : Cassell, London 1960, New Edition
£45.00

Vallance H.A. - The Highland Railway

A very good, clean, copy in a very good dustwrapper. 185pp. 46 illus. 8 maps. This third edition was extensively revised.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1969, Third Edition
£5.00

Wallace Carlton (editor) - Motor Cyclist's Pocket Book

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's red cloth with decorated endpapers. No inscriptions. Many black and white diagrams. 160 pages. Good dustwrapper which has minor chipping. The wrapper is not price-clipped and is in a removable cover. The book contains information about choosing and buying a motorbike, maintenance, repairs and roadcraft.
Published : Evans Brothers Ltd., London 1954, First Edition
£15.00

Wallace Graham - Claude Grahame-White A Biography

Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has smallish edge chips and which is now protected in a clear, removable, sleeve. No ownership inscription. Largely clean except for some foxing to half-title. 256 pages. 62 illustrations. The story of an early aeronaut and early aviation pioneer.
Published : Putnam, London 1960, First Edition
£25.00

Watson B.S. - Classic Commercials in Colour

Oblong 4to. A very good copy in laminated boards. 80pp. Profusely illustrated in colour with vans, lorries etc.
Published : Ian Allan 2000, First Edition
£8.00

White, Mark - The Observer's Book of Vintage Cars And Pre-War Classics

Hardback. A very good copy in laminated boards with pictorial upper board. Some tanning to lower board. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 184 pages. Numerous illustrations including eleven in colour.
Published : Frederick Warne, London 1982, First Edition
£25.00

Williams Archibald - Conquering the Air

Nd. but previous owner's inscription is dated 1935. A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with two very small chips and a little creasing. 338pp. Frontispiece and 12 illustrations. This is the story of how man learned to fly. This new edition has been more than half rewritten.
Published : Thomas Nelson & Sons, London, New and Revised Edition
£25.00

Woodforde John - The Story Of The Bicycle

A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Bookplate of the Signet Library but apart from that and a name stamp not otherwise defaced. 175pp. 92 illus.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1970, First Edition
£5.00

Wrottesley John - The Great Northern Railway Volume 1 Origins and Development; Volume 11 Expansion and Growth; Volume 111 Twentieth Century to Grouping

Hardbacks. The complete three volume set published between 1979 and 1981 all first editions in very good condition in very good, price-clipped, dustwrappers. A nice clean set with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.256;201;220. Plates. Maps. The author "has set down with authority and considerable scholarship a complete and detailed history of a famous railway."
Published : B.T. Bastsford Ltd., London, First Edition
£35.00