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RILEY BEYOND THE BLUE DIAMOND
Written by David G. Styles.
Stock no. 2132567
Published by Evenword Limited. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Burgundy cloth with gilt titles. B/w photos, adverts and diagrams. ISBN: 1841280003. Some marks to covers. Marks to title page, but rest of contents are still excellent! Small pieces of sticky tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps.

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A MANUAL OF MOTOR MECHANICS AND HIGH-EFFICIENCY TUNING
Written by L. Mantell.
Stock no. 2132562
Published by Temple Press Limited. 3rd 1918. Almost very good condition.

Functional working of the petrol engine. Pale blue cloth with black titles and decorations. B/w adverts and diagrams. Third Edition. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Covers are extremely browned and grubby/marked. Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing. Page edge browning.

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J.A.P. THE END OF AN ERA
Written by Jeffff Clew.
Stock no. 2132363
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with silver title to spine. The Second Volume in Jeff Clew's series about the history of Britain's most successful specialist motor cycle engine manufacturer: J.A. Prestwich & Co. Ltd. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854296115. Tape/residue to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Name and address label stuck to rear pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.

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LUCKY ALL MY LIFE
Written by Jeff Clew.
Stock no. 2132362
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The biography of Harry Weslake, the mechanical genius behind many of motor racing's most famous engines. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854292543. Some white mottling to covers. Tape marks/residue to pastedowns, endpapers and wrapper flaps. Name and address label stuck to rear pastedown.

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BRIGGS & STRATTON SERVICE AND REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS FOR SINGLE CYLINDER 4-CYCLE ENGINES
No author listed.
Stock no. 2132268
1992. Almost very good condition.

Large format. Card wraps. B/w diagrams throughout. ISBN: 0024847709629. Some grubby marks to covers and outer page edges. Small highlighting and pen marks to prelims.

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SMALL ENGINE REPAIR MANUAL
Written by Curt Choate; Robert Jex.
Stock no. 2132257
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1991. Very good condition.

Another Home DIY Manual from Haynes. fl Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Fault finding, Repair and Maintenance of Most Small Engines Up To and Including 5HP. Briggs & Stratton side-valve four-strokes, Tecumseh side-valve four-strokes, Tecumseh Two-strokes and Honda four-strokes. ISBN: 1850107556. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Foxing and spotting to some pages. A few ink annotations and small pieces stuck in to a few pages.

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AIRCRAFT POWER PLANTS
Written by Arthur P. Fraas.
Stock no. 1819012
Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company. Circa 1943. Very good condition.

An aircraft-power-plant book for engineers. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 472 pages including index. Ex-library with stamps to front endpaper. Third impression of the first edition. Spine slightly cocked. A few minor marks to boards.

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KNOW YOUR LISTER: TYPES - H, J, K, L, M, N, P, Q, R
Written by David W. Edgington.
Stock no. 1818988
Published by David W. Edgington. 1st 1983. Very good condition.

Early Lister stationary engines. Large format. Yellow pictorial paperwraps. B/w photos & illustrations. 40 pages including front and rear cover. Light creasing to covers.

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WINNING MOTORCYCLE ENGINES: THE HEART OF COMPETITIVE ENGINEERING
Written by Vic Willoughby.
Stock no. 1818811
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Why the Ducati Panah, Godden GR500, MZ Enduro, Fath Urs and two-stroke, Moto Guzzi V8 and many others emerged as winners. Black pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0850459265. Small mark from a label to front cover, price label to rear cover. Black covers a little scuffed. Text block browned.

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MOTOR CYCLE TUNING (TWO STROKE)
Written by John Robinson.
Stock no. 1818714
Published by Newnes. 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

How to evaluate your engine, how to assess what work you can undertake yourself, and what is best left to a specialist. Green pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0750606827. Small mark left by a label to rear cover. Text block browned. Contents clean.

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THE ENGINES WERE ROLLS-ROYCE
Written by Ronald W. Harker.
Stock no. 2131821
Published by Macmillan Publishing Co. Inc.. 1st USA 1979. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Maroon cloth spine, mustard coloured boards. American edition. B/w photos. An Informal History of That Famous Company. ISBN: 0025481908. Small pieces of tape to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Wrapper is edge-chipped with a few closed tears; some repaired with sticky tape to verso; minimal loss.

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NORTH EASTERN RAILWAY: DIAGRAMS OF ENGINES FLETCHER, MCDONNELL AND WORSDELL CLASSES
Written by David Williamson.
Stock no. 1818448
Published by The North Eastern Railway Association. 1st 2001. Very good condition.

Green spiral bound cardwraps. Large format. 84 pages. Diagrams printed landscape format. ISBN: 1873513364. Covers a little grubby and creased. Contents fine.

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