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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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MOTOR VEHICLES AND THEIR ENGINES
Written by Edward S. Fraser; Ralph B. Jones.
Stock no. 2134573
Published by D. Van Nostrand Company. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Dark blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w and two-tone diagrams. A Practical Handbook on the Care, Repair and Management of Motor Trucks and Automobiles for Owners, Chauffeurs, Garagemen and Schools. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges; a few margin marks. Wrapper is very torn with visible tape repairs; some loss; grubby in places.

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SPARKING PLUGS
Written by A.P. Young; H. Warren.
Stock no. 2134563
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1922. Very good condition.

Orange cloth with black titles and decoration to front cover. Pitman's Technical Primer Series. The general principles of electric ignition; the design and construction of sparking plugs; sparking electrodes and sparking voltages; the design and production of insulators; standard designs of automobile and aero plugs and testing devices. B/w diagrams. Some browning to covers; especially to spine. Browning to endpapers and outer page edges.

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HOW TO POWER TUNE ALFA ROMEO TWIN-CAM ENGINES FOR ROAD & TRACK
Written by Jim Kartalamakis.
Stock no. 2134524
Published by Veloce Publishing. 2002. Very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Covers 1300, 1600, 1750, 1800 & 2000 dohc engines (Not Twin Spark). Also contains advice on suspension, brakes, steering & gearing. ISBN: 1903706602. Some small creases to cover corners.

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GIULIA, 1750, 200 1962-78 AUTOBOOK
Written by Kenneth Ball.
Stock no. 2134521
Published by Autobooks Ltd.. 8th 1978. Almost very good condition.

Autobook no. 724. B/w diagrams. 8th edition, fully revised. ISBN: 0851479979. Spine and a couple of cover edges are faded. Some grubby marks and foxing. Highlighting to a few pages.

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MOTOR VEHICLES AND MOTORS
Written by W. Worby Beaumont.
Stock no. 2133939
Published by Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd.. 1900. Good condition.

Large format. B/w photos. Brown cloth, gilt titles. Their Design, Construction and Working by Steam, Oil and Electricity. Some folding pages. Heavy bumping and wear to spine and corners; some fraying to cloth, especially at top and tail of spine. Marks and scuffs to covers. Endpapers appear to be missing - looks like possibly new pastedowns have been added previously. Foxing and marks to contents. Frontis has some edge-creasing and chips; creasing. Contents are complete, a few margin marks; some cracked hinges.

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HOW TO PLAN AND BUILD A FAST ROAD CAR (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Daniel Stapleton.
Stock no. 1820306
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 187410560X. Spine faded. Text block lightly browned.

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HOW TO BUILD & POWER TUNE DISTRIBUTOR-TYPE IGNITION SYSTEMS (SPEEDPRO SERIES)
Written by Des Hammill.
Stock no. 1820303
Published by Veloce Publishing Plc.. 1st 1997. Slightly better than very good condition.

Covers all traditional ignition systems which include a distributor. Applies to all engine types. Tells you how to set-up and modify the whole ignition system to get optimum power from YOUR engine. Tells you how to time a modified engine. Does not cover ECU-controlled distributorless systems. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1874105766. Slight fading to spine, slight browning to text block.

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A CATECHISM OF THE STEAM ENGINE
Written by John Bourne.
Stock no. 2133319
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1885. Good condition.

Dark brown cloth with gilt title to spine. In its various applications in the arts, to which is now added a chapter on air and gas engines and another devoted to useful rules, tables and memoranda. New Edition, Much Enlarged and Mostly Rewritten. Illustrated with 212 woodcuts. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Marks to covers; some spotting. Front endpaper is MISSING! Foxing to outer page edges. A few grubby marks.

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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 Jeff 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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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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