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FROM CHAIN DRIVE TO TURBOCHARGER: THE A.F.N. STORY
Written by Denis Jenkinson.
Stock no. 1822586
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A story of people and in particular the three Aldington brothers and their friends. From their enjoyment of racing and rallys to the serious business of manufacturing the Frazer Nash car. The author traces the fame and fortunes of AFN to their present position as a major Porsche centre. Black cloth. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850596319. Light pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Contents clean. Musty odour present.

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VANWALL: THE STORY OF TONY VANDERVELL AND HIS RACING CARS
Written by Denis Jenkinson; Cyril Posthumus.
Stock no. 1822578
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Tony Vandervell, the founder of world-famous bearing manufacturers Vandervell Products Ltd, was the driving force behind the Vanwalls. Invaluable insight into the character of Tony Vandervell and what went into the building and racing of his team of Vanwall cars. Green cloth boards, white titles. B/w photos. 176 pages. ISBN: 0850591694. Boards nice and clean. Endpapers browned and foxing to prelims & text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is clean. Musty odour present.

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ALEXANDER THE GREAT'S CAMPAIGNS: A GUIDE TO ANCIENT POLITICAL AND MILITARY WARGAMING
Written by Phil Barker.
Stock no. 1822142
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

As well as being an immensely readable and superbly detailed account of Alexander the Great's actual campaigns, this book also enquires into many historical might-have-beens and gives boundless practical advice and information for all Ancient wargamers. Brown cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w maps & battle plans. ISBN: 0850593255. Text block lightly browned and slightly grubby. Endpapers lightly browned. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine.

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THE STORY OF ROYAL ENFIELD MOTOR CYCLES
Written by Peter Hartley.
Stock no. 2134885
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

One of the most revered names in British motor cycling history. Black cloth boards, gilt titles. B/w photos. 128 pages. ISBN: 0850594677. Pale foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with tear to top of front panel; repaired with tape to verso.

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AJS THE HISTORY OF A GREAT MOTORCYCLE
Written by Gregor Grant.
Stock no. 1321188
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1969. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Brown boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front cover. B/w photos. 112 pages. ISBN: 0850590388. Endpapers browned. Musty smell to contents. Spine and corners bumped. Dustwrpaper is worn and torn with some slight loss of laminate at edges.

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COMBAT MEDALS OF THE THIRD REICH
Written by Christopher Ailsby.
Stock no. 1821892
Published by Patrick Stephens. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

How to identify every type of combat award made to the German army, navy, air force and SS during the period from the Spanish Civil War to 1945, giving details of the criteria for the decorations, their construction, citations and presentation boxes or packets. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and a few colour. ISBN: 0850598222. Second printing. SIGNED with personal dedication by the author to free front endpaper. Text block lightly browned. Slight musty odour present. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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PANZERS IN THE DESERT
Written by Bruce Quarrie.
Stock no. 1821841
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1978. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

World War 2 Photo Album Number 1. A unique volume of original photos taken by German war correspondents serving with Rommel's famous Afrika Korps in North Africa. Black cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850593387. Text block lightly browned. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed. Musty odour present.

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GERMAN PARATROOPS IN THE MED
Written by Bruce Quarrie.
Stock no. 1821837
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

World War 2 Photo Album Number 7. A unique pictorial tribute to the Fallschirmmager and their activities in the Mediterranean theatre of operations using rare photos taken by official Luftwaffe war correspondents. Black boards, gilt title to spine, gilt vignette to front. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 085059345X. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased and slightly faded.

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WAFFEN SS IN RUSSIA
Written by Bruce Quarrie.
Stock no. 1821836
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A unique visual portrait of Waffen-SS men and tanks in action, and containing a rare selection of original photos taken on the spot by German war correspondents. World War 2 Photo Album Number 3. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine, vignette to front board. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0850593409. Small foxspots to front endpapers. Contents otherwise clean. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned.

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DEREK BELL MY RACING LIFE
Written by Derek Bell.
Stock no. 1821772
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Autobiography of the motor racing driver. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 1852601078. Text block lightly browned. A few minor foxspots mainly to prelims. Musty odour present. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and scuffed.

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INSIDE FORMULA 1
Written by Nigel Roebuck.
Stock no. 1821699
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1989. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A personal behind the scenes look at Grand Prix racing. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 185260087X. Top edge of text block is foxed. Red pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded at spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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LOTUS: THE SPORTS RACING CARS
Written by Anthony Pritchard.
Stock no. 1821494
Published by Patrick Stephens. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Design, development and racing histories. ISBN: 0850597595. Minor pencil erasure mark to front endpaper. Musty odour present else contents fine. Green pictorial dustwrapper is a little scuffed.

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