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THE 1000 BHP GRAND PRIX CARS
Written by Ian Bamsey.
Stock no. 1824042
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In the mid-eighties the performance of Grand Prix cars reached an alltime peak. This book is an authoratitive record of the short, but memorable reign of these titans. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0854296174. Light pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Grey pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Slight musty odour present.

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THE STORY OF THE BRITANNIA IRON WORKS
Written by Michael R. Lane.
Stock no. 1824039
Published by Quiller Press. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. The famous engineering company founded in 1848 by William Marshall. They produced Portable Steam Engines, Traction Engines, Threshing Machines and Agricultural Machinery, Stationary Steam Engines, Tractors and Tea Manufacturing Machinery. ISBN: 1870948858. Base of spine shelf-worn. Small purple pen mark to page 99 - hardly discernible. Otherwise contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby. Musty odour present.

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COLIN CHAPMAN'S LOTUS
Written by Robin Read.
Stock no. 1824004
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Early Years, the Elite and Origins of the Elan. Green cloth boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0854297030. Boards clean. Pencil erasure mark to top corner of front endpaper. Else contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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IN SEARCH OF FAME AND FORTUNE: THE LEAHY FAMILY OF ENGINEERS 1780-1888
Written by Brendan O'Donoghue.
Stock no. 2140543
Published by Geography Publications. Circa 2006. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906602920. A few marks to covers and outer page edges. Wrapper has some edge-creasing.

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FOWLER'S MECHANICS' & MACHINISTS' POCKET BOOK 1922
Written by William H. Fowler.
Stock no. 2140307
Published by The Scientific Publishing Co.. 1922. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. 14th annual edition. B/w diagrams. A synopsis of practical rules for fitters, turners, millwrights, erectors, pattern makers, foundrymen, draughtsmen, apprentices, students, etc. etc Scuffing and marks to covers. Splitting to spine; chipping. Binding is starting to become weak. Page edge browning.

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A C MOTORS AND CONTROL GEAR
Written by A.J. Coker; E. Molloy.
Stock no. 2140305
Published by George Newnes Limited. 1942. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A practical work for installation engineers, contractors, plant engineers and works electricians. Green cloth with gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Bumping and wear along cover edges and to corners. Foxing and browning to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is creased with tears and chips; some marks; ink stain to front panel.

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THE GRAND PRIX CAR 1954-1966
Written by L.J.K. Setright.
Stock no. 2140042
Published by George Allen & Unwin Ltd.. 1st 1968. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. 422 pages. The book covers the developments in racing cars that took place between 1954 and 1966. Some browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small nicks; some chipping and wear; browned.

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THE MODEL ENGINEER AND AMATEUR ELECTRICIAN VOL. VI - 1902
Written by Percival Marshall.
Stock no. 2139859
Published by Dawbarn & Ward Limited; Argus Books Ltd. 1st thus 1977. Very good condition.

Beige cloth with black titles. January - June. Facsimile edition. A journal of Mechanics and Electricity for Amateurs and Students. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0852425473. Some foxing.

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THE MODEL ENGINEER AND AMATEUR ELECTRICIAN VOL. V - 1901
Written by Percival Marshall.
Stock no. 2139858
Published by Dawbarn & Ward Limited; Argus Books Ltd. 1st thus 1977. Almost very good condition.

Beige cloth with black titles. July - December. Facsimile edition. A journal of Mechanics and Electricity for Amateurs and Students. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0852425287. Spotting/some marks to covers. Foxing to prelims, outer page edges and margins.

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WORLD ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF AERO ENGINES
Written by Bill Gunston.
Stock no. 2139578
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Dark boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 4th edition. All major aircraft power plants, from the Wright brothers to the present day. ISBN: 1852605979. A few light marks to wrapper.

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BRITISH BUILT AIRCRAFT VOLUME 5 NORTHEN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, WALES AND NORTHERN IRELAND
Written by Ron Smith.
Stock no. 2139193
Published by Tempus. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. 255 pages. ISBN: 075243487x. A few small marks.

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BRITISH BUILT AIRCRAFT VOLUME 4 CENTRAL & EASTERN ENGLAND
Written by Ron Smith.
Stock no. 2139192
Published by Tempus. 1st 2004. Slightly better than very good condition.

An essential directory of the British aircraft industry, encompassing Central and Eastern England. Card wraps. B/w photos. 224 pages. ISBN: 0752431625.

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