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CLASSIC ACS: AUTO-CARRIER TO COBRA
Written by John McLellan.
Stock no. 1822583
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The AC Cobra is one of the classic sports cars to come out of the 1960s. This book offers a keen insight into the long development of AC cars, and it also covers the later models, the Cobra Mk 4 and the New Ace. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 0750920424. Some damp mottling to boards. Large circle of surface paper damage affecting text on colophon page and contents page (due to being prised apart). Some glossy pages have stuck together due to being kept in damp conditions, pages have been prised apart resulting in small amounts of surface paper damage mainly to margins, text in main is unaffected. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed with tiny closed tear to lower front edge. Despite the surface paper damage, this is still a decent copy.

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FROM HASTINGS TO THE MARY ROSE: THE GREAT WARBOW
Written by Matthew Strickland; Robert Hardy.
Stock no. 1822274
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In 1979, divers excavating the wreck of the Tudor warship the Mary Rose discovered numerous yew longbows in remarkable condition, some still in their packing chests. This led to a major new study of the medieval longbow at war... Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0750931671. Light foxing to top edge of text block. Small brown spot to front endpapers else contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners and lightly edge-creased, small tape repair to lower front corner (hardly noticeable).

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ENGINES & ENTERPRISE
Written by John Reynolds.
Stock no. 1822026
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A lavishly illustrated biography of Sir Harry Ricardo, engineer, scientist and inventor. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750917121. A nice, clean copy in pictorial dustwrapper which is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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PREHISTORIC WALES
Written by Frances M. Lynch; Stephen Aldhouse-Green; Jeffery L. Davies.
Stock no. 1822003
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A study of Bronze and Iron Age sites and artefacts found in Wales. Black cloth, gilt titles. Colour & b/w photos and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 075092165X. Top & tail of spine lightly bumped. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, scuffed to rear panel with a small score mark.

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LOTUS RACING CARS: CLUB RACERS TO WORLD CHAMPIONS 1948-1968
Written by John Tipler.
Stock no. 1821769
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

The first volume of illustrated history telling the exciting story of these pioneering cars. A fascinating insight into the evolution of Lotus racing and into the brilliant early career of Colin Chapman himself. White glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 075092389X. Reprint.

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BETWEEN SEVERN AND WYE IN THE YEAR 1000
Written by Cyril Hart.
Stock no. 1821249
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2000. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams. A prelude to the Norman Forest of Dene in Glowecestscire and Herefordscire. ISBN: 0750925515.

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THE FOREST OF DEAN REVISITED
Written by Joyce Latham.
Stock no. 1821241
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Britain in Old Photographs Series. Card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750916591. Slight crease to top corner of cover and contents.

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GLOUCESTERSHIRE AT WORK
Written by Stephen Mills.
Stock no. 1821240
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 1997. Nearly fine condition.

Britain in Old Photographs series. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750915528. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Light creasing to corners.

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JET AGE PHOTOGRAPHER: THE AVIATION PHOTOGRAPHY OF RUSSELL ADAMS
Written by Tim Kershaw. Illustrated by Russell Adams.
Stock no. 1821226
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Russell Adams FRPS (1912-2000) took the world's first jet aerobatic photograph. An album of Adam's very best work with detailed captions. Large format. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0750940093.

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FLY WITH THE STARS
Written by Susan Ottaway; Ian Ottaway.
Stock no. 1320289
Published by Sutton Publishing. 1st 2007. Fine condition.

British South American Airways - the rise and controversial fall of a long-haul trailblazer. Black boards, gilt title to spine. 244 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780750944489. Minimal rubbing to wrapper edges.

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CONCORDE THE INSIDE STORY
Written by Brian Trubshaw; Jock Lowe.
Stock no. 2134225
Published by Sutton Publishing. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Colour and b/w photos throughout. The author provides a rare insight into the trials and tribulations involved in achieving the miracle of Concorde. ISBN: 0750923938. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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AIR BAND RADIO HANDBOOK
Written by David J. Smith.
Stock no. 1820537
Published by Sutton Publishing. 8th 2005. Fine condition.

The means of communication between aircraft and those on the ground that control them. Card wraps. 8th edition fully revised and updated. B/w photos & maps. ISBN: 0750937831.

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