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POWER AND GLORY: THE HISTORY OF GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING VOLUME 2 1952-1973
Written by William Court.
Stock no. 1822628
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1852601884. Small patch of pencil erasure to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly grubby.

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DAN GURNEY: THE ULTIMATE RACER
Written by Karl Ludvigsen.
Stock no. 1822626
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A stunning tour de force opens this new biography of Dan Gurney as Karl Ludvigsen chronicles one of the most dramatic periods of the American racer's career - the 60 days in May and June of 1967 in which he qualified on the front row at Indy and won at both Le Mans and Spa. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 1859606555. Some light crinkling to some pages through fingering (not grubby). White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and slightly grubby.

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NAPIER: THE FIRST TO WEAR GREEN
Written by David Venables.
Stock no. 1822625
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The extraordinary story - spanning from Queen Victoria's reign through to the 1960s - of Britain's first internationally successful racing cars, the inspirational men who built and competed in them, and the engines later used to achieve a series of world land speed records. Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854299890. Green dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and mottled to verso (not visible to front).

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JAGUAR A TRADITION OF SPORTS CARS
Written by Bernard Viart; Michel Cognet.
Stock no. 1822624
Published by Foulis; Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1985. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0854294562. Light mottling to boards and verso of dustwrapper. Light pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and rubbed at corners. Musty odour present.

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THE GRAND PRIX 1906 TO 1972
Written by L.J.K. Setright.
Stock no. 1822623
Published by Nelson. 1st 1973. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0171480252. Some scuffing to boards. Light browning to text block. Pencil erasure mark to front endppaer. Foxing to contents. Pictorial dustwrapper is mottled to verso (not visible to front). Musty odour present.

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ECURIE ECOSSE
Written by Graham Gauld.
Stock no. 1822622
Published by Graham Gauld. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition.

A social history of motor racing from the 50's to the 90's. Large oblong format. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1951948806. SIGNED by the author (with personal dedication) to title page, ink from signature imprinted on facing inside front cover. Text block slightly grubby. Rear cover a little scuffed. Contents clean.

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FRAZER NASH "WHAT MEMORIES THAT NAME AROUSES!"
Written by R.L. Jennings.
Stock no. 1822621
Published by R.L. Jennings. 1st 1998. Very good condition.

"Sports Car of the Year 1951". Large format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0953462803. This is copy 176. SIGNED by the author (with best wishes) to title page. Covers are a little scuffed. Contents clean.

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A PASSION FOR PORSCHES
Written by Denis Jenkinson.
Stock no. 1822620
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st thuis 2001. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A re-issue of the classic Porsche Past & Present, the authors personal memories of his favourite marque. ISBN: 1859608159. Some lightly mottling to boards and also verso of dustwrapper. Page crinkling to prelims, probably caused by damp conditions. Pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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THE ASTON MARTIN: A COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY ROAD TESTS 1948-1959
Written by Adrian M. Feather.
Stock no. 1822619
Published by Adrian M. Feather. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Third book in the series, contains road tests of Aston Martins from the 1948 2 litre prototype to the 3 litre DB Mk III, the ultimate expression of the DB2 theme. Limited to 1000 copies. Large format. Red cloth, gilt title to front. B/w photos. This is copy 537 of 1000. Lower corners lightly bumped. Boards & verso of dustwrapper lightly mottled. Red pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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THE ASTON MARTIN: A COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY ROAD TESTS 1959-1969
Written by Adrian M. Feather.
Stock no. 1822618
Published by Adrian M. Feather. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Volume 4 in series. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to front. Limited to 1,000 copies. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0904577023. This is copy 694 of 1000. Lower corners bumped. Light mottling to boards and verso of dustwrapper. Foxspots to title page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is very lightly scuffed.

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THE ASTON MARTIN COMPETITION CARS 1921 TO 1967: A COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY ARTICLES
Written by Adrian M. Feather.
Stock no. 1822617
Published by Adrian M. Feather. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Competition Cars and their development from "Bunny", the 1921 Record breaking prototype, up to the Marek Racing V8 engine which was used in the Lola T70 Mk III in 1967. Limited to 1000 copies. Large format. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to front. B/w photos. This is copy 783 of 1000. Some light mottling to boards and verso of dustwrapper. Contents clean. Brown pictorial dustwrapper is scuffed.

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B.R.M. THE SAGA OF BRITISH RACING MOTORS VOLUME 1
Written by Doug Nye; Tony Rudd.
Stock no. 1822616
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Front Engined Cars 1945-1960. Colour and b/w photos. Limited print run (Nos. 301 - 2500, standard binding) from total print run of 2,500 numbered copies. ISBN: 0947981373. This is copy 926. top & tail of spine lightly worn. Minor print rubbing to rear pastedown. A nice copy.

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