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UPHILL RACERS: THE HISTORY OF BRITISH SPEED HILL CLIMBING
Written by Chris Mason.
Stock no. 1820218
Published by Bookmarque Publishing. 1st 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1870519086. Small stain to lower edge of front board. Contents fine. Yellow pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and faded to spine.

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REG PARNELL
Written by Graham Gauld.
Stock no. 1820217
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1996. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The quiet man who helped to engineer Britain's post-war motor racing revolution. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852605618. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.

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JACKIE STEWART'S PRINCIPLES OF PERFORMANCE DRIVING
Written by Jackie Stewart; Alan Henry.
Stock no. 1820216
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 2nd 1992. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. As well as being a concise and thought-provoking manual for success in motoring, whether on road or track, this book is a detailed blueprint for the life of a successful sportsman or a busy business executive in any sphere. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0905138910. SIGNED by the author (Jackie Stewart) with no dedication to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, faded to spine and has a closed tear to top of rear flap fold which has been repaired with clear tape.

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WITH HINDSIGHT
Written by Charles Mortimer.
Stock no. 1820215
Published by Richard Netherwood Limited. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A lifetime in harmony with cars, bikes and motor sport. B/w photos. ISBN: 1872955045. Sticky line across lower half of boards which means the dustwrapper sticks to the boards. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned to spine.

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H.R.G. THE SPORTSMAN'S IDEAL
Written by Ian Dussek.
Stock no. 1820213
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The origins of the car and technical details explained, and the production and competition record. Yellow boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0947981047. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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MOSTLY MOTOR RACING
Written by Rivers Fletcher.
Stock no. 1820212
Published by Foulis; Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1986. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A vivid account of life, motoring, the motor industry and motor racing in the vintage years. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854294619. Boards and dustwrapper lightly browned. Spine slightly cocked. Dustwrapper rubbed at top & tail of spine.

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CAR RACING 1953
Written by A.T. Goldie Gardner.
Stock no. 1820211
Published by Country & Sporting Publications. 1953. Good condition.

A "Sporting Record" Annual. Pictorial paperwraps. The 1952 racing year. B/w photos. Backstrip rubbed and worn and as a result the covers are beginning to split from top & bottom. Slight loss to rear lower corner and tiny chips to rear vertical edge. Staple binding holding contents fast but covers are a little fragile.

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THE APPLETON-SPECIAL
Written by John D. Amess.
Stock no. 1820210
Published by The Stevenage Society For Local History. 1st 2009. Fine condition.

R.J.W. Appletong and the story of the Appleton-Special - a record-breaking racing car of the 1930s and 40s. Large format. Blue cardwraps. Spiral bound. 32 pages. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780951207338.

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RAYMOND MAYS OF BOURNE
Written by Michael McGregor.
Stock no. 1820209
1st 1994. Very good condition.

The driving force behind the ERA & BRM racing cars from Bourne, Lincolnshire. A photographic remembrance of his racing days. Large format. Green pictorial paperwraps. 54 pages. B/w photos throughout. Green covers are scuffed and faded at spine. Contents fine.

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101 BROCKBANK CARTOONS
No author listed. Illustrated by Russell Brockbank.
Stock no. 1820205
Published by Haynes. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

Oblong format. Card wraps. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781844256471.

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CARS IN PROFILE NO2: 4 1/2 LITRE LAGO-TALBOT
Written by Cyril Posthumus.
Stock no. 1820203
Published by Profile Publications. 1st 1972. Very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps with staple binding. B/w photos and colour centre-spread. 48 pages. Name in ink to front cover. Some foxing present.

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FROM THE COCKPIT
Written by Bruce Mclaren.
Stock no. 1820202
Published by Frederick Muller Limited. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The New Zaaland author's story as a motor racing driver. Light wear to top & tail of spine. Text block browned. Foxing to endpapers and page edges. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with slight loss, foxing to verso and light creasing, slightly grubby.

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