MOTOR CYCLE RACING
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14th Year of Publication. The World's Leading Grand Prix Annual. Large format. Colour photos. Motorcycle racing. Foreword by Eddie Lawson. ISBN: 0905138635. Spine bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge creased with a couple of tiny tears and a tiny nick to fold edge of rear panel.
ALL THE YEARS AT BROOKLANDS
Written by Gerry Belton.
Stock no. 1825203
Published by Centennial Publishing. 1st 2007. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The sequel to "The Vintage Years at Brooklands" that Joseph Bayley planned. The history of motorcycle racing at Brooklands from the earliest days of 1908 until 1939, when the track finally closed. Oblong format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780954679828. Top of spine lightly bumped. contents clean. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.
VELOCETTE 'TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE EXEMPLIFIED'
Written by Ivan Rhodes.
Stock no. 1825079
Published by Osprey Automotive. 1997. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Osprey Collector's Library Series. A genuinely family business that built motorcycles the world envied but paid the price of being too good for an age that wanted the cheap glamour of mass production. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850457173. Reprint. Author's copy with author's address label to front pastedown. Corners of boards lightly bumped, top & tail of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Tracing the history of Honda in motorcycle trials. Foreword by 11-times British Trials Champion Sammy Miller. Cardwraps. 112 pages. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 095125233X. Spine lightly faded, a few minor scuff marks to covers and text block. Previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear cover. Contents clean.
3rd edition reprinted. The story of the most distinguished marque in motorcycling history. Black boards, gilt title to spine B/w photos. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 1859604382. Light bumping to corners. Light grubby finger marks to endpapers. Foxing to top edge of text block. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little grubby and edge-creased, previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear panel.
Popular champion 'Mike-the-Bike' Hailwood, one of the greatest-ever motorcycle road racers. Almost a quarter of a century after Mike's untimely death, Mick Walker examines his long career, from his first race aged 17 in 1957 to his final race at Mallory Park in 1979. Black cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781859839553. Corners lightly rubbed. Previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear cover. Small knock to top edge of text block giving way to minor crease at top gutter edge of contents. Contents clean.
Ray Knight's incredible thirty-six year racing career saw him progress from a debut on the short circuits in 1958 through to 24-hour endurance races, incluing the Bol d'Or, and his long sought after race win at the Isle of Man TT before crashing out in 1994. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 9781907945359. Corners lightly rubbed, covers lightly scuffed. Previous bookseller's barcoded label to rear cover. Contents clean.
'The finest natural speedway imaginable' is how The Motor Cycle describes Pendine Sands in 1920. The Welsh TT, staged over the August Bank Holiday from 1922, was an exuberant, three-day event. Reliving the Glory Days and recording an episode in our sporting and social histsory in danger of being lost. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859028306. A lovely copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at lower edge and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.
CONTINENTAL CIRCUS 1949-2000
Written by Maurice Bula; Jean-Claude Schertenleib.
Stock no. 1824659
Published by Chronosports. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The World Motorcycling Championship Bible. All the categories, all the races, all the results. Three languages: French; English; German. Large, heavy format. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 2940125767. A few knocks to board edges. Tiny nick to top front edge of spine. Contents clean. Matching pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners, creased at edges, small closed tear to top rear edge (no loss), scuffed to rear panel with previous bookseller's label.
Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 345 pages. ISBN: 0854294791. Light pencil erasure to top corner of front endpaper. Contents clean. Red pictorial dustwrapper is strengthened at top of spine with clear tape, has light remains of a label to rear panel and is lightly scuffed.
Tracing the history of Honda in motorcycle trials. Foreword by 11-times British Trials Champion Sammy Miller. Cardwraps. 112 pages. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 095125233X. Covers edge rubbed. Page corner tips slightly creased. Barcode sticker label to rear cover.
Cardwraps. Packed full of colour photos. Covers edge rubbed/worn. Crease to top corner of rear cover. Some slight creasing to page corner tips. Neat barcode sticker to rear cover.