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MOTOR CYCLE REMINISCENCES
Written by Ixion.
Stock no. 1819464
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. 1st 1920. Almost very good condition.

The Impressions of Twenty Years and 200,000 Miles on the Road. By "Ixion" of "The Motor Cycle". Small format. Blue pictorial cloth boards. 143 pages plus 15 pages adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Price 5/- on the front cover. Spine browned & rubbed to top & tail. Boards slightly stained and scuffed. Text block and endpapers browned. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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THE RALEIGH HANDBOOK (THE MOTOR-CYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by Mentor.
Stock no. 1819463
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 3rd 1930. Almost very good condition.

Third Edition. A complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of raleigh motor-cycles. Dealing with every phase of motor-cycling. Small format. Cream paper boards, cloth spine. B/w photos and illustrations. 134 pages including index plus supplement to rear. Boards grubby. Top of spine frayed. Text block browned. Foxing to endpapers. Hinges pulled but binding tight. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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MOTOR CYCLING MANUAL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819462
Published by Temple Press Limited. Circa 1938. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A Guide for the Motorcyclist on Tuning, Driving and Repairs. 10th edition. Second Impression. Boards clean. Tape remnants to pastedowns and dustwrapper flaps. Page edge browning. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Endpapers browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and chipped with yellowed tape repair to verso, spine is browned.

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THE BOOK OF THE DOUGLAS (THE MOTOR-CYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by Ernest W. Knott.
Stock no. 1819461
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1925. Almost very good condition.

A Complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of Douglas Motor-Cycles. Dealing with every phase of the subject. Stiff cream paper boards with cloth spine. B/w illustrations. 98 pages including index. Boards grubby and tape stained. Text block browned. Some hinges pulled but binding tight. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Rear joint starting to split. Small nick to lower edge of rear board.

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MOTOR CYCLE REMINISCENCES
Written by Ixion.
Stock no. 1819460
Published by Iliffe & Sons Limited. 1st 1920. Very good condition.

The Impressions of Twenty Years and 200,000 Miles on the Road. By "Ixion" of "The Motor Cycle". Small format. Blue pictorial cloth boards. 143 pages plus 15 pages adverts to rear. B/w illustrations. Price 5/- on the front cover. Spine browned, boards a little browned. Text block and endpapers browned. Neat name in ink to half-title page. Stain to gutter edge of prelims.

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MOTOR-CYCLING FOR WOMEN (THE MOTOR-CYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by Betty Debenham; Nancy Debenham.
Stock no. 1819459
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1928. Very good condition.

A book for the lady driver, side-car passenger, and pillion rider. Written by a pair of young adventurous lady motorcyclists who entered trials competitions on equal terms with men in the 1920s. Cream paper boards, cloth spine. Small format. B/w photos. 80 pages plus adverts to front and rear. Boards a little browned and scuffed. Previous owner's address label to front pastedown. Light browning to endpapers. Light top corner creasing throughout. Rare in the first edition!

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MOTOR CYCLING MANUAL
No author listed.
Stock no. 1819458
Published by Temple Press Limited. 2nd 1912. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. Revised and enlarged. A complete guide to the motorcycle, how to understand it, and how to drive it. Compiled and illustrated by the Staff of "Motor Cycling". Pictorial cloth boards, green title to front, black title to spine, onlay to front. B/w illustrations. 216 pages including index plus adverts to rear. Spine browned, cloth on front board is starting to come unstuck from board and is thus a little crinkled. Boards browned and scuffed. Endpapers and text block browned. Small name in ink to front endpaper. Binding tight. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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MOTORCYCLES SIDECARS AND CYCLECARS: CONSTRUCTION, MANAGEMENT, REPAIR
Written by Victor W. Page.
Stock no. 1819457
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1919. Good condition.

A comprehensive, non-technical treatise, defining all forms of lighter, self-propelled vehicles, principles of operation, construction and practical application of components in leading American and Foreign machines. Burgundy cloth boards, black titles. B/w illustrations, some folding. 550 pages including index. Third impression. Spine faded, split to front edge with fraying, rear edge has a couple of small holes in cloth. Corners lightly rubbed. Boards just a little stained/marked. Inscription in ink to top edge of front endpaper messily crossed out. Text block browned. Tear to fold of folding illustration on page 84 (no loss). Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown.

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THE BOOK OF THE A.J.S. (THE MOTORCYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by W.C. Haycraft.
Stock no. 1819456
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1927. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

A complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of A.J.S. motor-cycles. Dealing with every phase of the subject, including chapters on driving, touring, legal matters, insurance, tracing faults, and overhauling. Cream pictorial boards, cloth spine. Small format. B/w photos and illustrations. x and 154 pages. Boards lightly scuffed. A few scattered foxsots mainly to prelims. Tape mark to front and rear pastedowns and inside dustrapper flaps. Text block browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and a little edge-worn.

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THE BOOK OF THE P. & M. (THE MOTOR-CYCLIST'S LIBRARY)
Written by W.C. Haycraft.
Stock no. 1819455
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 2nd 1929. Almost very good condition.

Second Edition. A complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of P. & M. motor-cycles. Small format. Paper boards, cloth spine. B/w illustrations. 103 pages. Spine faded. Boards grubby. Small piece of paper loss to lower front edge. Rear board has vertical crease. Endpapers browned. Very few margin marks. Previous owner's address label to inside front cover.

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THE BOOK OF THE J.A.P. (PITMAN'S MOTOR CYCLISTS LIBRARY)
Written by W.C. Haycraft.
Stock no. 1819454
Published by Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd.. 3rd 1951. Almost very good condition.

Third Edition. Practical maintenance of four-stroke J.A.P. Engines (1927 onwards), deals with 1934-50 A.J.W. and cotton motor-cycles, chapters on 500 c.c. S.V. vertical twin J.A.P. Engine and the A.J.W. "Grey Fox". Pictorial paper boards, cloth spine. B/w illustrations. 146 pages including index. Boards grubby. Text block browned. A few stains to prelims.

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PASTMASTERS OF SPEED
Written by Dennis May.
Stock no. 1819453
Published by Temple Press. 1st 1958. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Originally published in the pages of Motor Cycling The explotis of some of the greatest riders of the past are graphically described. B/w photos. 104 Pages. Tape remnants to endpapers and dustwrapper flaps. Small amount of biro scribble to rear endpaper. Previous owner's address label to rear pastedown. Green dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, slightly faded to spine and slightly scuffed.

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