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ALFA-ROMEO VELOCE: THE RACING GIULIETTAS 1956-1963
Written by Donald Hughes; Vito Witting Da Prato.
Stock no. 1818480
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1989. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Representing a labour of love by two dedicated Alfa enthusiasts, who have made a life-long study of the exquisite Zagato-bodied 1300cc Guiliettas of the late fifties and early sixties. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0854297316. Light bump to base of spine. Faint pencil erasure marks to front endpaper. Contents otherwise fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightlys scuffed.

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ERA THE HISTORY OF ENGLISH RACING AUTOMOBILES LIMITED
Written by David Weguelin; et al.
Stock no. 1818261
Published by White Mouse. 1st 1980. Nearly fine condition.

Large oblong format. With 'ERA' badge stuck to front cover. Subtitle: And the continuing story of the cars 1933-1980. B/w & some colour photos. 288 pages including index. ISBN: 0904568245. Pale fox spots to half-title page. A few pages to rear lightly stuck together (now prised apart) with minor blemishing to margins. Contained in publisher's slipcase lightly scuffed to cloth spine.

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BENTLEY SPECIALS & SPECIAL BENTLEYS
Written by Ray Roberts.
Stock no. 1818260
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Foulis Motoring Book. Describing in depth seventy years of works-built special cars from Cricklewood, Derby and Crewe, and the privately-created Specials of owners the world over. Grey boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour photos. 440 pages including index. ISBN: 0854296999. Base of spine lightly shelf worn. Contents slightly crinkled (not affecting cleanliness). Silver pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased to rear panel, and is strengthened to top and tail of spine with clear tape.

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THE COLONEL'S FERRARIS: MARANELLO CONCESSIONAIRES' RACING TEAM
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1818259
Published by Ampersand Press. 1st 1980. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of Colonel Ronnie Hoare bringing Maranello Concessionaires (the sole UK importer of Ferrari) into racing in 1961, perhaps the most exciting chapter of Ferrari racing history. Red cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos, 165 pages. ISBN: 0906613027. A few foxspots to verso of dustwrapper (not visible to front).

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GT40: AN INDIVIDUAL HISTORY AND RACE RECORD
Written by Ronnie Spain.
Stock no. 1818258
Published by Osprey Publishing. 1st 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Ford's four victories at Le Mans assured the GT40 of immortality in the minds of motorsport enthusiasts. Blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 326 pages including index. ISBN: 0850456371. Text block slightly grubby. Rubber ink stamp to rear endpaper (mostly hidden by rear flap of dustwrapper). Green pictorial dustwrapper is strengthened to top & tail of spine with clear tape.

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M.G. ROAD CARS VOLUME ONE - FOUR CYLINDER O.H.C. 1929-1936
Written by Malcolm Green; et al.
Stock no. 1818257
Published by Magna Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The history of the OHC Midget produced between 1929 and 1936, regarded by many as the 'golden age' of the marque, as well as many photographs and drawings to help restorers. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams and photos. 159 pages. ISBN: 095194231X. Small mark to front board else fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is also fine.

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QUICK SILVER: AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE DEVELOPMENT OF GERMAN GRAND PRIX RACING CARS 1934-1939
Written by Cameron C. Earl.
Stock no. 1818256
Published by HMSO. 1st thus 1996. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A re-issue in facsimile of B.I.O.S. report No. 1755 Investigation into the development of German Grand Prix Racing Cars between 1934 and 1939 (including a description of the Mercedes World's Land Speed Record contender). New introduction by Karl E. Ludvigsen. Silver boards, red titles. B/w photos and diagrams, some fold-out to rear. 143 pages. ISBN: 0112905501. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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ASTON MARTIN 1913-1947
Written by Inman Hunter; Alan Archer.
Stock no. 1818254
Published by Osprey Automotive. 1st 1992. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Unraveling Aston Martin's complex early history. Black boardds, silver title to spine. B/w photos. 320 pages including index. ISBN: 185532203X. Minor marks to text block. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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MERCEDES BENZ: THE SUPERCHARGED 8-CYLINDER CARS OF THE 1930S VOLUME 1
Written by Jan Melin.
Stock no. 1818253
Published by Nordbok. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The definitive lists of cars produced, with their vital chassis numbers and all the other information that the author's thirty years of research has turned up. Large format. Tan cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos throughout. 240 pages. ISBN: 9187036002. Spine slightly cocked. A few very minor grubby marks to rear panel of dustwrapper. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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PORSCHE 911 THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY 1971 TO 1977
Written by Brian Long.
Stock no. 1317993
Published by Veloce Publishing. 1st 2004. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Volume 2 in the series. Large format. Dark grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 1903706327. Minimal bumping to spine. A couple of tiny marks to front endpapers else contents fine. Dustwrapper is just a little edge rubbed/creased.

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PORSCHE 911 THE DEFINITIVE HISTORY 1977 TO 1987
Written by Brian Long.
Stock no. 1317992
Published by Veloce Publishing. 1st 2004. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Volume 3 in the series. Large format. Dark grey boards, silver title to spine. Colour and b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 190370636X. Spine and corners bumped. Small, light damp stain to lower inner margins of endpapers. Light fingermarks to rear free-endpaper. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is also lightly damp stained at lower edges (visible only on verso) and slightly edge rubbed. Small tears at lower folds tape repaired on verso.

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SAILPLANES 1920 - 1945
Written by Martin Simons.
Stock no. 1817933
Published by Equip. 2nd 2006. Slightly better than very good condition.

Describing and illustrating more than 120 types of sailplane, designed, built and flown in many countries during the quarter century following the first organised gliding competition on the Wasserkuppe in 1920. Large format. B/w pictorial boards. B/w photos and colour diagrams throughout. ISBN: 3980677346. 2nd revised edition. Fading to spine and spine edges.

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