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Hudson David - The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway an Anthology

Illustrated by Eric Leslie.
A fine copy in pictorial card covers. 80 pages. Many sketch illustrations.
Published : The Oakwood Pres, Oxford 1995, First Edition
£15.00

Hudson, Mike - Bicycle Planning : Policy and Practice

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. The boards have been laminated with a clear adhesive material. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.viii,135. Many illustrations. "Sets out a framework of practical low-cost methods for accomodating and encouraging cycling as an integral part of urban transport planning".
Published : The Architectural Press, London 1982, First Edition
£12.00

Hunter D. L. G. - Edinburgh's Transport

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper. Not foxed. Small ownership label on title page. 398 pages. Numerous illustrations. Two double-sided folding transport maps loosely laid in at rear. Covers tram, bus and suburban railway.
Published : The Advertiser Press Ltd., Huddersfield 1964, First Edition
£9.00

Hunter D.L.G. - The Highland Railway in Retrospect

Softback. A very good copy. 80 pages. Many illustrations. "This book is an attempt to highlight some of the unusual features of the Highland Railway and its operations, and to offer illustrations of some of its structures and equipment, which may be of use to a model-maker".
Published : Moorfoot Publishing, Edinburgh 1988, First Edition
£10.00

Jackson G.Gibbard - All About Our British Railways

Hardback. A very good copy in publisher's light olive cloth with illustration on front board and on spine. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper. Some wear to board tips. Some foxing to page ends.Numerous black and white plates throughout. 288 pages with 3 page catalogue at the rear.
Published : T.C. & E.C. Jack, London 1922, First Edition
£18.00

Jellinek-Mercedes Guy - My Father Mr. Mercedes

Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows a little edge wear and tear. A clean copy with no ownership inscription or other internal marking. 319 pages. Illustrated. The story of Emil Jellinek-Mercedes and his relationship with the Daimler Motor Company.
Published : G.T. Foulis & Co., London 1966, First UK Edition
£8.00

Johns W.E. - Some Milestones in Aviation

Hardback. Nd but may be 1935 first edition. A good plus copy in light blue boards lettered in black on spine and with sundial at foot of spine. The other books by Johns listed are either 1935 or earlier. There is a thirty page undated catalogue at the rear of the book in which this book is asterixed as a new title. No ownership inscription. Some fairly light edge foxing. 232 pages. 32 illustrations.
Published : John Hamilton, London,
£24.00

Joseph Mitchell - Reminiscences of My Life in the Highlands Vols. One and Two

Hardbacks. A very good two volume set in very good dustwrappers. Two smallish stains at the foot of rear panel of the wrapper to Vol. I. Previous owner's ex libris label on the front free end-paper of each volume. Pp.362;268 + prelims. Contains much on Highland life and Highland families in the mid-19th century in addition to Mitchell's career as a railway engineer and the projector of the Highland railway.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1971, Reprint
£38.00

Kennedy Rankin - The Book of the Motor Car, Volume 1

Hardback. 4to. A very good copy. Pp.,ix,213. Frontispiece and eight plates. (Piece of sellotape on a pop-up part of the frontispiece). 266 figures.
Published : Caxton Publising Company, London 1913, First Edition
£14.00

Kennedy Rankin - The Principles of Aeroplane Construction

A very good copy in blue cloth with white lettering. 137pp. With calculations, formulae and 51 diagrams. An early, scarce and important work on the aeroplane.
Published : J & A Churchill, London 1911, First Edition
£100.00

Lindsay Jean - The Trent & Mersey Canal

A very good copy in a very good complete and untorn dustwrapper which is a little faded on the spine. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 182pp. 16 plates. 10 maps and plans.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1979, First Edition
£13.00

Marshall Peter - Burntisland Fife's Railway Port

A fine copy. Softback. 192 pages. Many illustrations.
Published : The Oakwood Press, Oxford 2001, First Edition
£12.00

Maudslay Athol - Highways and Horses

Hardback. A very good copy in red cloth boards with beige cloth spine lettered in black. Gilt coat of arms on upper board. Top edge gilt. Marbled end-papers. Previous owner's bookplate (and a more recent previous owner's small ex libris label) on front fixed end-paper. Some edge and end-paper foxing but otherwise largely clean internally. Pp.xxxii,471 + publisher's 40 page catalogue dated May 1888 at rear. 31 plates including tissue-guarded frontispiece. Included in the 12 chapters are chapters on mail and stage coaches, road locomotives, amateur coaching, coach-building, harness, and coach horns and whips.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1888, First Edition
£80.00

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

Reynardson, C.T.S. Birch - "Down the Road" or Reminiscences of a Gentleman Coachman

Hardback. A very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Previous owner's small ex libris plate on front fixed end-paper. Pp.xvi,[ii],213 + 40pp publisher's catalogue. 12 coloured plates + engraved title-page.
Published : Chapman and Hall, London 1887, New Edition
£75.00

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

Sikorsky Igor I. - The Story of the Winged-S the Autobiography of Igor I. Sikorsky

A very good copy in a fair dustwrapper which shows wear and tear especially at the edges, lacks a piece at the foot of the spine, is faded on the spine, and the edges of which have been internally strengthened. The dustwrapper is in a silver tinfoil type material which is unsuitable for the purpose and I would guess is now uncommon. The endpapers are foxed but otherwise the book is very good internally. 288pp. Frontispiece and 38 illustrations. The autobiography of a pioneer of aviation.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1939, First Edition
£35.00

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

Taylor John W. (Editor) - Jane's Pocket Book 15 Record-Breaking Aircraft

A very good copy of this smallish oblong book in a blue plastic cover lettered in white. Blind stamp of previous owner. 264pp. Describes and illustrates all aeroplanes which have set absolute speed, height and straightline distance records supplemented by aircraft which have set other significant records.
Published : Macdonald & Jane's, London 1978, First Edition
£7.00

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

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