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THE SPORTS CAR ENGINE: ITS TUNING AND MODIFICATION
Written by Colin Campbell.
Stock no. 1821992
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1963. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

A comprehensive system of engine tuning is described with separate chapters on tuning instruments, carburation, ignition, testing and trouble-shooting. Red cloth boards with black title label to spine and silver title. B/w photos and diagrams. Pale mottling and discolouration to boards. Name & date inscribed to front endpaper. Text block grubby with minor foxing to top edge. White pictorial dustwrapper is chipped at corners with loss, repaired to verso with tape , title to spine fading.

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THE SPORTS CAR ITS DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE
Written by Colin Campbell.
Stock no. 1821991
Published by Chapman & Hall. 2nd 1959. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition, revised. B/w photos. Text block browned. Tape marks to free endpapers. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and grubby.

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A NUMERICAL LIBRARY IN JAVA FOR SCIENTISTS & ENGINEERS
Written by Hang T. Lau.
Stock no. 2134687
Published by Chapman & Hall/Crc. Circa 2004. Very good condition.

Large format. Glazed boards. ISBN: 1584884304. Small tear to top of spine; some marks to outer page edges.

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LOCOMOTIVE VALVES AND VALVE GEARS
Written by Jacob H. Yoder; George B. Warren.
Stock no. 1821685
Published by Camden Miniature Steam Services. 2000. Nearly fine condition.

With a Special Treatise on Valve Setting. An explanation of the construction and action of the plain slide valve, the piston valve and the gears which operate them, as applied to locomotives. Facsimile of the 1921 publication. Cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0951936719. Third printing.

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EXPERIMENTAL FLASH STEAM
Written by J.H. Benson; A.A. Rayman.
Stock no. 1821683
Published by Model & Allied Publications. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The use of flash steam in model boats and hydroplanes. ISBN: 0852423527. Light foxing to endpapers and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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FLASH STEAM
Written by Edgar T. Westbury.
Stock no. 1821679
Published by TEE Publishing. 2002. Nearly fine condition.

Its application in model and full-size practice. First published in 1949. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w diagrams and photos. ISBN: 090510059X. A nice, clean copy.

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FAULTS AND HOW TO FIND THEM
Written by J.S.V. Bickford.
Stock no. 2134606
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. 6th Almost very good condition.

Motor Car Failures and Their Remedies Fully Explained. Beige/cream cloth with black titles. 6th edition. Some grubby marks to covers. Browning to endpapers; some foxing. Some stains to rear pastedown and a few pages next to it.

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DIESEL THE MAN & THE ENGINE
Written by Morton Grosser.
Stock no. 2134581
Published by David & Charles. Circa 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Maroon boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0715379283. Some bumping along cover edges. Light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a faded spine.

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OBTAINING INCREASED POWER: A HANDBOOK FOR CYCLECARISTS
Written by A.W. Judge.
Stock no. 2134564
Published by Temple Press Limited. Circa 1913. Good condition.

Stiff card covers. B/w pictorial onlay to front cover. B/w diagrams. A working copy. Heavily browned/foxed to covers. 2-3" split at base of spine; smaller to top - some front cover is weak - starting to come loose. Bumping/creasing to cover corners. Some foxing/browning internally. Name and address label stuck to inside rear cover.

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THE FIRST HOME-BUILT AEROPLANES
Written by Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume.
Stock no. 2134550
Published by Stenlake Publishing. 1st 2009. Nearly fine condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 'Practical Mechanics' pioneered home-built planes. These facsimile reprints from long-lost copies give building instructions for Mignet's Flying Flea as well as the 1937 Luton LA4 Minor and the 1950s vintage Phoenix Luton LA.4a Minor. ISBN: 9781840334494.

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THE LIVES OF KEN WALLIS ENGINEER AND AVIATOR EXTRAORDINAIRE
Written by Ian Hancock.
Stock no. 2134540
Published by Ian Hancock. 5th 2010. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. Fifth edition. 274 pages. An informal biography. ISBN: 9780954123963. Wear to cover edges. A few pages in middle of book have at one time been detached, now inserted with small pieces of sticky tape; some overhang on outer page edges.

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BARREL ORGAN THE STORY OF THE MECHANICAL ORGAN AND ITS REPAIR
Written by Arthur W.J.G. Ord-Hume.
Stock no. 2134366
Published by A.S. Barnes and Company. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black cloth with silver title to spine. B/w diagrams and photos throughout. ISBN: 0498014827. Bumping to corners and a couple of cover edges; with wear. Page edge browning. Wrapper has top corner of front flap cut off; small tear to top of spine; some other nicks/chips at edges.

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