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THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF BRITAIN AND THE CHANNEL TUNNEL (WHITEHALL HISTORIES)
Written by Terry Gourvish.
Stock no. 1827121
Published by Routledge. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Whitehall Histories: Government Official History Series. Presenting the first official history of the British Government's evolving relationship with the Channel Tunnel project from the early 19th century to 2005. Black cloth boards, silver titles. ISBN: 9780415391832. A nice copy. Pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed to rear panel.

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AN ALBUM OF 'SENTINEL' WORKS PHOTOGRAPHS No. 1 STANDARDS & SUPERS
Written by Joseph L. Thomas; Anthony R. Thomas.
Stock no. 1826990
Published by Woodpecker Publications. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An album covering the Simpson-Bodman and Simpson-Bibby waggons, the Glasgow and Shrewsbury built standards, and the Super-Sentinel waggons with their tractor and stationary engine derivatives, the last of which was made in 1930. Large format. Glazed illustrated boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863171818. Light rubbing to top & tail of spine. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creasedd and lightly marked.

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FARM WAGGONS AND CARTS
Written by James Arnold. Illustrated by James Arnold.
Stock no. 1826881
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

This book is for anyone interested in our country heritage and in the everyday work of the farmers and country craftsmen of the past, for modellers and collectors, and for those who spot delightful old waggons in unexpected places, or admire those restored in follk museums. Oblong format. Peach cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715373307. Dustwrapper spine is faded.

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WALTER HANCOCK AND HIS COMMON ROAD STEAM CARRIAGES
Written by Francis James.
Stock no. 1826025
Published by Laurence Oxley. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Biography of Walter Hancock who produced steam vehicles of many types, from his steam Phaeton of 1836 to the five ton Automaton. This is his life and work as written by his great great grand nephew. The second half of the book contains a reprint of Walter Hancock's Narrative of Twelve Years' Experiments (1824-36) dealing with Steam Carriages ont he Common Roads, together with the original engravings as published in 1838. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0950134775. SIGNED by the author (with dedication) to title page. Faint damp patch from dustwrapper to rear board. Minor foxing to endpapers and text block. Tiny nick to lower edge of first couple of pages. Text block a little grubby and dampstained. Orange dustwrapper is damp stained to verso, lightly edge-worn and lightly marked.

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AIRFIX: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST PLASTIC KITS
Written by Arthur Ward.
Stock no. 1824960
Published by Ted Smart; Harper Collins. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Reliving the glory days of our plastic air forces, navies or tank fleets. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 000765782X. Light creasing across top edge of dustwrapper.

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MERCEDES-BENZ: LASTWAGEN UND OMNIBUSSE 1886-1986
Written by Werner Oswald.
Stock no. 1823989
Published by Motorbuch Verlag. 2nd 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

2 Auflage (2nd edition). Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. Text in German. ISBN: 3613010410. A few minor white spots to boards. Grey dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Faint musty odour present.

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STEEL WHEELS AND RUBBER TYRES VOLUME ONE
Written by Geoffrey G. Hilditch.
Stock no. 2140806
Published by The Oakwood Press. Circa 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Transport around Oldham in the 1930s; Locomotives at Gorton in the 1940s; Leeds trams in the 1950s. Oakwood Reminiscences RS10. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0853616140. Light wear to cover edges. Browning and a few marks to outer page edges.

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WYNNS: THE LAST 20 YEARS
Written by John Wynn.
Stock no. 2139290
Published by P.M. Heaton Publishing. 1st 1996. Very good condition.

Sequel to Wynns The First 100 Years. Wynns was founded in 1863 to satisfy the demand in South Wales for road transport. Large format. Red glazed boards. B/w and a few colour photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 1872006140. Spine is a bit faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Browning to outer page edges.

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AIRFIX: CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF THE WORLD'S GREATEST PLASTIC KITS
Written by Arthur Ward.
Stock no. 2137702
Published by Ted Smart; Harper Collins. Circa 1999. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reliving the glory days of our plastic air forces, navies or tank fleets. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations throughout. ISBN: 000765782X. Small nick to bottom of half-title page.

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KING OF THE ROAD
Written by Bob Tuck.
Stock no. 1823124
Published by Bob Tuck. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition.

A personal selection of Classic Lorries of Yesteryear and Super Trucks of today. Large format. Cream pictorial boards. B/w and some colour photos. ISBN: 0952193841. A nice copy.

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WYNNS: THE LAST 20 YEARS
Written by John Wynn.
Stock no. 2135767
Published by P.M. Heaton Publishing. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition.

Sequel to Wynns The First 100 Years. Wynns was founded in 1863 to satisfy the demand in South Wales for road transport. Large format. Red glazed boards. B/w and a few colour photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 1872006140. SIGNED by author, with dedication to a previous owner to verso of front endpaper. Pale page edge browning.

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AN ALBUM OF 'SENTINEL' WORKS PHOTOGRAPHS No. 1 STANDARDS & SUPERS
Written by Joseph L. Thomas; Anthony R. Thomas.
Stock no. 1821690
Published by Woodpecker Publications. 1st 1992. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

An album covering the Simpson-Bodman and Simpson-Bibby waggons, the Glasgow and Shrewsbury built standards, and the Super-Sentinel waggons with their tractor and stationary engine derivatives, the last of which was made in 1930. Large format. Glazed illustrated boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 0863171818. SIGNED by the author, Anthony R. Thomas, (Best Wishes) to half-title page.

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