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NOT MUCH OF AN ENGINEER: AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
Written by Stanley Hooker.
Stock no. 1822173
Published by Airlife. 1st 1984. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Biography of a lifelong jet engine engineer. ISBN: 0906393353. Small patch of surface paper from verso of dustwrapper stuck to top front edge of spine. Vertical crease to spine. Newspaper obituary of Sir Stanley Hooker glued to front pastedown. Name & date in ink to front endpaper. Text block browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine, verso of spine strengthened with glued down card (not visible from front), edge worn.

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ROLLS-ROYCE & BENTLEY: SPIRIT OF EXCELLENCE
Written by Jonathan Wood.
Stock no. 1822112
Published by Haynes. 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the famous Rolls-Royce motor cars including those which have carried the Bentley badge, majoring on the post-war years. Haynes Classic Makes Series. Black boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 185960692X. Reprint. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is very faintly scuffed, spine slightly faded.

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ROLLS-ROYCE AND BENTLEY: THE CREWE YEARS
Written by Martin Bennett.
Stock no. 1321227
Published by Haynes Publishing. 3rd 2011. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The illustrated history of all Rolls-Royce and Bentley motor cars built at Crewe from 1945 to 2002. Third Edition. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Gloucester. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 9781844254811. Spine and corners bumped, some light marks to covers. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is edge worn, lightly marked and creased.

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ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER SHADOW THE COMPLETE STORY
Written by Graham Robson.
Stock no. 1321213
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 1998. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Describing the development of this fine motor car and its derivatives and describing the joys and pitfalls of owning one today. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos throughout. ISBN: 1861261160. Spine slightly bumped. Tiny white mark to top of spine and a couple of tiny dings to lower cover edges. Pale page edge browning. There is a light tobacco smell to contents. Dustwrapper is very slightly browned.

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ROYAL ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CARS
Written by Andrew Pastouna.
Stock no. 2132848
Published by Osprey Automotive. 1st 1991. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1855321424. Wrapper has a few light marks and some edge-creasing.

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ROLLS-ROYCE HIVES' TURBULENT BARONS
Written by Alec Harvey-Bailey.
Stock no. 2132243
Published by Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation. 1st 1992. Very good condition.

Historical Series No.20. Yellow cardwraps. B/w photos. 179 pages. Some creasing to spine and cover edges.

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THE MAGIC OF A NAME
Written by Peter Pugh.
Stock no. 2129685
Published by Icon Books. 1st 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The Rolls-Royce story, the first 40 years. B/w photos. 340 pages. ISBN: 1840461519. Page edge browning and occasional foxspot. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and is browned to spine.

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THE MAGIC OF A NAME: THE ROLLS -ROYCE STORY PART TWO
Written by Peter Pugh.
Stock no. 2129684
Published by Icon Books. 1st 2001. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The Power Behind The Jets 1945-1987. B/w photos. ISBN: 1840462841.

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SILVER GHOSTS & SILVER DAWN
Written by W.A. Robotham.
Stock no. 2129131
Published by Constable. 1st 1970. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The author's work at Rolls-Royce. From cars to military vehicles. ISBN: 0094566909. Foxing and some marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-tears and chips; creased; a little loss.

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THE MAGIC OF A NAME
Written by Peter Pugh.
Stock no. 2125901
Published by Icon Books. 1st 2000. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Rolls-Royce story, the first 40 years. B/w photos. 340 pages. ISBN: 1840461519. Small drink stain to rear endpaper and a little to outer page edges Wrapper is edge-creased.

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ROLLS-ROYCE IN AMERICA
Written by John Webb De Campi.
Stock no. 1811907
Published by Dalton Watson. 1st 1975. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Nearly every different design of coachwork that was ever mounted in America on a Rolls-Royce chassis. B/w photos. 256 pages. ISBN: 0901564141. SIGNED by the author 'with best wishes' to half-title page. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Contents fine. Last page (illustration index) almost detached from binding - rear hinge split at top. Dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine and worn at top of spine.

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CHARLIE ROLLS PIONEER AVIATOR
Written by Gordon Bruce.
Stock no. 1712179
Published by Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust. 1st 1990. Fine condition.

Card wraps. Historical Series No. 17. B/w photos. 129 pages. ISBN: 172922015.

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