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AUTO UNION ALBUM 1934 - 1939
Written by Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1602141
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Oblong format. 261 pages. B/w photos. A superb photographic record of the racing exploits of the legendary mid-engined Silver Arrows designed by Professor Ferdinand Porsche and professor Robert Eberan von Eberhorst. ISBN: 0851840566. SIGNED by author without dedication on title page. Corners and top & tail of spine rubbed. Contents fine. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
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THE FRENCH SPORTS CAR REVOLUTION
Written by Anthony Blight.
Stock no. 2105778
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1996. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Bugatti, Delage, Delahaye and Talbot in competition 1934-1939. Large format. B/w photos. This edition limited to 1500 copies. ISBN: 0854299440. Copy No. 1110. A few light marks to covers. Light wear to cover edges.
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THE ENTHUSIAST'S GUIDE TO VINTAGE SPECIALS
Written by John Bateman.
Stock no. 1601993
Published by Haynes. 1st 1994. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine. 192 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854297944. Corners rubbed. A few light marks to prelims and outer page edges. Contents clean. Wrapper is lightly creased and rubbed at edges.
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ALI SU VICENZA
Written by Giuseppe Versolato.
Stock no. 1205167
Published by Egida. 1st Italy 1996. Fine condition.

Cronistoria Dell'Aviazione Nel Vicentino Dalle Origini Al 1994. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Lavishly illustrated with colour and b/w photos. 581 pages. Text in Italian. The History Of Aviation In The Vicenza Region. ISBN: 8886585195.
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MOTOCOURSE 1982-83
No author listed.
Stock no. 1601316
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 1st 1982. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Motorcycle racing. ISBN: 0905138228. Corners bumped. Contents fine. Wrapper is lightly creased and browned at edges with a small closed edge tear and some foxing to verso.
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LA CONQUETE DE L'AIR
Written by L. Sazerac De Forge.
Stock no. 630519
Published by Berger-Levrault. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Le Probleme de la locomotion aerienne les dirigeables et l'aviation - leurs applications. The conquest of the Air. Text in French. Modern three-quarter brown calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. B/w illustrations, plates and fold-out diagram. One tiny mark to boards else binding in beautiful condition. Bookplate to front pastedown. Original paperwraps bound in. A few margin marks and corner creases to contents. A very nice copy. Reduced from £125.
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LE BALLON LIBRE
No author listed.
Stock no. 630520
Published by Librairie Aeronautique. 1st 1911. Very good condition.

Theory and practical. Captain du Genie DO. Hot air balloons. Modern three-quarter calf leather binding with gilt title and raised bands to spine, brown cloth boards. Green marbled endpapers. viii and 506 pages plus adverts to rear. B/w illustrations and photos. Binding is beautiful. Bookplate to front pastedown. Light page browning and a few grubby marks. Couple of ink stamps to prelims and top margin of one page. Just a few annotations mostly in pencil to margins.
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LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE L'AVIATION ET LA DIRECTION DES AEROSTATS
Written by Gaston Tissandier.
Stock no. 818629
Published by Librairie Hachette Et Cie. 1st 1886. Almost very good condition.

L'Aviation et la Direction des Aerostats dans les temps anciens et modernes (the aviation and direction of airships in old and modern times). Blue paperwraps. B/w illustrations. Text in French. Re-bound with a near matching blue card, front and rear paperwrap covers glued to card for strength, original spine missing. Some hinges broken but binding is generally tight. One or two scattered foxspots else contents clean. Reduced from £150.
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SUL MODO DI DIRIGERE I PALLONI AEROSTATICI
Written by Pietro Blaserna.
Stock no. 818620
Published by Ermanno Loescher. 1st 1872. Very good condition.

Modern three-quarter black cloth binding with gilt title to spine and blue marbled paper boards. Original paperwraps bound in. 36 pages. Text in Italian. Modern binding is as new. Original paperwrap front and rear cover are pasted onto a piece of plain paper for strength. Pale foxing to title page else contents are fine. REDUCED from £180.
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SIMPLES NOTIONS SUR LES BALLONS ET LA NAVIGATION AERIENNE
Written by Gaston Tissandier. Illustrated by Albert Tissandier; G. Mathieu.
Stock no. 818624
1877. Very good condition.

Simple concepts on hot air balloons and aerial navigation. Small format. Rebacked with blue morocco leather to spine with raised bands and gilt title. Blue cloth boards with gilt title and title decoration. Marbled endpapers. Frontis by Albert Tissandier plus 36 b/w illustrations to text by G. Mathieu. Text in French. Morocco spine lightly rubbed. Covers a little scuffed and marked. '1877' written in blue pencil to bottom of half-title page. Some light scattered foxing else a lovely copy of a scarce item.
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MANUEL DES MARINS OU EXPLICATION DES TERMES DE MARINE TOME I & II
Written by Bourde.
Stock no. 818625
1773. Almost very good condition.

Sailors Handbook, explanation of the nautical terms. Two volumes bound as one. Calf leather binding, raised bands to spine, brown title label with gilt title to top of spine, gilt decoration between bands of spine. Marbled endpapers. Text in French. Leather boards marked, edges worn exposing board. Front and rear hinge pulled. Some annotation to verso of half-title page and index page. Text block a little marked. Some scattered foxing and margin marks as to be expected in a book almost 250 years old. A very nice copy of a scarce antiquarian book. Text in French.
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VOYAGES AERIENS
Written by J. Glaisher; Camille Flammarion; Wilfrid De Fonvielle; Gaston Tissandier. Illustrated by Eugene Ciceri; Adrien Marie; Albert Tissandier.
Stock no. 818588
Published by Librairie De L. Hachette Et Cie.. 1st 1870. Almost very good condition.

Hot air balloon voyages. Half-leather binding. Black cloth boards, Dark green leather spine with raised bands, gilt titles and vignettes. All edges gilt. 6 tissue-guarded chromoliths. 117 b/w wood engravings plus 15 diagrams or charts. 612 pages. Text in French. Leather spine is nice and bright with small spot of damage to lower half. Covers a little scuffed. Binding is tight. Original paperwraps bound in. Scattered foxing throughout. Pages 277-382 have a light damp stain to lower margin inside edge. Text block gilt lovely and bright. Reduced from £200.
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