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THE RACING CAR POCKETBOOK
Written by Denis Jenkinson.
Stock no. 2134536
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1962. Very good condition.

Small format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Wear to cover edges. Tape residue/glue marks to pastedowns. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges.

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ESTATES AND THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE
Written by J.H. Bettey.
Stock no. 1820177
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1993. Very good condition.

Know the Landscape series. The effect which different kinds of estates have had on the landscape, particularly since the Norman Conquest, and what clues to look for. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 071346710X. A few minor marks to covers, cover corners lightly rubbed. Small name in ink to top edge of inside cover.

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UNIFORMS & WEAPONS OF THE CRIMEAN WAR
Written by Robert Wilkinson-Latham.
Stock no. 1819704
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1977. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A close look at the uniforms and hand weapons of all the armies involved in the Crimean war. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations, a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 0713406569. Minor browning to top & tail of spine, and to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased across the top edge.

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COMMERCIAL ROAD VEHICLES
Written by E.L. Cornwell.
Stock no. 1819290
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1960. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Tracing the development of passenger and goods-carrying vehicles operated by every type of motive power. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Browning to endpapers and text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned and rubbed to spine with small chips to top and tail, rear panel is a little scuffed and has a small closed tear to top edge.

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THE MILLE MIGLIA
Written by Mike Lawrence.
Stock no. 1819247
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1988. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A gruelling Italian open road race, so dangerous it had to be banned. Since it was last run in 1957 it has achieved legendary status. This is an authoritative account of its rise and fall. Blue cloth, gilt titles. Colour and b/w photos. The World's Greatest Motor Competitions series. ISBN: 0713458267. Previous owner's gold address label to front endpaper. Price-cut red pictorial dustwrapper.

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ENGLISH COUNTRY CRAFTS
Written by Norman Wymer.
Stock no. 2132680
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Colour frontis. A survey of their development from early times to present day. Green cloth. B/w photos. Frontis is detached, but loosely inserted. Wrapper is unevenly browned with some foxing; nicks to corners.

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FALCONRY AND HAWKING
Written by Phillip Glasier.
Stock no. 2132664
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1991. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

2nd edition. Covering all aspects of the sport, with chapters on: history, the birds themselves, training, housing, tools and equipment, equipment to be fitted to the bird, hoods and hooding, handling the new arrival, condition, manning and early training, flying free and getting fit, flying falcons out of the hood, flying short-wings, merlins, game hawking, moulting, imping and coping, lost hawks, hack and hacking back, dogs for hawking and making hoods, bells, bags and gloves. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Colour illustrations. 352 pages including index. ISBN: 0713455551. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Some foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with edge-creasing; repaired closed tear to top of spine.

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BRONZE AGE BRITAIN
Written by Michael Pearson.
Stock no. 2132593
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

English Heritage Series. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0713468017. Name in ink to front endpaper. Some light foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper has some uneven fading.

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THE JOWETT JUPITER THE CAR THAT LEAPED TO FAME
Written by Edmund Nankivell.
Stock no. 2131827
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. The Jupiter story from inception, production and racing derivatives and also includes a register of all Jupiters. ISBN: 0713438355. Small tape pieces to pastedowns and wrapper flaps. Browning to endpapers. Wrapper is price-cut with a few light marks.

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AUTOMOBILIA
Written by Michael Worthington-Williams.
Stock no. 2131816
Published by B.T. Batsford; Royal Automobile Club. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A guided tour for collectors of automobilia. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0713416068. Wrapper is stuck to pastedowns with small pieces of sticky tape, also has small hole of loss to spine. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is price-cut with some edge-creasing.

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THE RESTORATION OF VINTAGE AND THOROUGHBRED CARS
Written by Richard C. Wheatley; Bryan Morgan. Illustrated by R.F. Neale.
Stock no. 1817425
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1963. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Black cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and line drawings. A few marks and damp mottling to boards. Name and address in ink to front pastedown which is mostly hidden by front flap of dustwrapper. Endpapers a little grubby. Musty odour present. Price-cut yellow pictorial dustwrapper has tape repair to edges of verso which is starting to bleed through to front and is grubby.

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MOTORING IN THE 20'S & 30'S
Written by A.B. Demaus.
Stock no. 1817148
Published by B.T. Batsford. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 071341538X. Light browning to free endpapers. Slight musty odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at edges.

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