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SKETCHES IN GOWER
Written by Robert Lucas. Illustrated by Mary Wood.
Stock no. 1819076
Published by The Gower Society. 1st 1987. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Mary Wood completed her sketch book in the middle of the 19th century. Colour illustrations. Limited to 1000 copies. ISBN: 0905928784. SIGNED by the author (best wishes from) to verso of title page. Copy 59 of 1000. Foxing to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn to top edge.

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GLORY-HUNTER: A LIFE OF GENERAL CUSTER
Written by Frederic F. Van De Water.
Stock no. 1818935
Published by Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd.. 1st thus 1963. Slightly better than very good condition.

Originally published 1934. Limited to 750 copies. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w plates. A few marks to free front endpaper.

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FISHING WITH THE FAMOUS
Written by Bob Buteaux; Kevin Clifford. Illustrated by Tom O'Reilly.
Stock no. 2131847
Published by The Little Egret Press. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited Edition to 600 copies. Green cloth with gilt title box to front cover. Colour and b/w photos. SIGNED by Illustrator to Limited Edition page. This is marked 'Complimentary' (doesn't have a number). Wrapper is edge-creased with a couple of nicks to top of spine; some edge-wear.

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KLEMANTASKI & FERRARI
Written by Louis Klemantaski; Jesse L. Alexander.
Stock no. 2131779
Published by Automobilia. 1st ITALY 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Black boards, red titles. Three language edition: English, Italian, French. B/w photos. This is a Limited edition to 1200 copies; 1000 of which are in this format. ISBN: 8885880401. Light fading along cover edges. This is Copy No. 770. What appears to be light brown damp marks to a few pages of prelims, but rest of contents are excellent!

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KLEMANTASKI & ASTON MARTIN 1948-1959
Written by Louis Klemantaski; Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 2131778
Published by Automobilia. 1st ITALY 1998. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Green cloth, white titles. Three language edition: English, Italian, French. B/w photos. This is a Limited edition to 1700 copies; 1500 of which in this format. ISBN: 8879600893. Some light bumping along cover edges. A few light foxspots to outer page edges. Contents are excellent! This is Copy No. 413. Wrapper has a few small nicks to top of spine and couple of corners; repaired neatly with sticky tape.

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PILOTI, CHE GENTE...
Written by Enzo Ferrari.
Stock no. 2131692
1st 1983. Very good condition.

Large format. Pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos. Surface paper lifting/damage to paegs 5, 8 and 9.

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MEMORIES OF BANBURY: AN ILLUSTRATED RECORD OF AN OXFORDSHIRE CHILDHOOD
Written by Marjory Lester.
Stock no. 1818559
Published by Marjory Lester. 1st 1986. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Limited edition of 3,000 copies. A lavishly illustrated book of 52 coloured illustrations of Banbury, full of charm and amusing anecdotes and reminiscences. Oblong format. Blue cloth boards, gilt titles. ISBN: 0951212702. Pictorial dustwrapper is heavily faded from blue to white across half of the front panel and the spine.

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AC ACE- BRISTOL RACING: A COMPETITION HISTORY
Written by John McLellan; Tony Bancroft.
Stock no. 1818498
Published by Sixteen Ninety Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A fascinating study of a classic sports car and its racing career, interlaced with memories and accounts by those involved at the time. Green boards.B/w photos and a few colour. Limited edition of 1000. ISBN: 0953468003. SIGNED by both authors, copy 417 of 1000. Light rubbing to base of spine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, price label to front flap.

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INTO THE RED
Written by Nick Mason; Mark Hales.
Stock no. 1818369
Published by Ten Tenths. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Twenty-one classic cars that shaped a century of motor sport. Limited Edition signed by the authors. Burgundy puffed boards with silver titles. Colour photos. With specially commissioned photographs of every car, and complete with a CD unleashing the power and glorty of their engine sounds, Into The Red is the next best thing to being in the driving seat! Large format. SIGNED by Nick Mason with personal dedication to verso of title page and both authors to facing page. Copy 333 of a limited edition. Slight wear to lower edges of boards. Contained in publisher's grey slipcase with red title to spine whcih is scuffed.

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MEMOIRS OF MONMOUTH-SHIRE 1708
Written by Nathan Rogers. Illustrated by Linda Waters.
Stock no. 1318392
Published by Moss Rose Press. 1st thus 1983. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Limited to 200 copies. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0906134021. Minimal fading to lower edges of covers. Dustwrapper has been price-cut and is slightly creased at top edges. There are 5 'splash' marks to the front panel (split tea or coffee?).

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THE WINE TRADE OF THE PORT OF CHEPSTOW
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 1318350
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

1019 copies printed. Card wrap booklet. Covers ever so slightly grubby. Staples rusty. Contents fine.

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STEAM'S LAMENT: BRITISH RAILWAYS STANDARD PACIFICS
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818155
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2018. Fine condition.

A photographic album depicting the demise of the British Railway's steam era with coverage of many classes of steam locomotives within the series. Limited to 1000 copies. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 9781905276868.

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