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INTO THE RED
Written by Nick Mason; Mark Hales.
Stock no. 1818369
Published by Ten Tenths. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition.

Twenty-one classic cars that shaped a century of motor sport. Limited Edition signed by the authors. Burgundy puffed boards with silver titles. Colour photos. With specially commissioned photographs of every car, and complete with a CD unleashing the power and glorty of their engine sounds, Into The Red is the next best thing to being in the driving seat! Large format. SIGNED by Nick Mason with personal dedication to verso of title page and both authors to facing page. Copy 333 of a limited edition. Slight wear to lower edges of boards. Contained in publisher's grey slipcase with red title to spine whcih is scuffed.
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...AND GONE FOREVER
Written by Colin T. Gifford.
Stock no. 1818368
Published by Oxford Publishing Co. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The companion volume to 'Each a Glimpse'. Evocative studies of the railway scene during the last years of steam, a unique record of the urban and rural landscape of Great Britain at that time. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0860935264. SIGNED by the author to title page. Pictorial dustwrapper has a heavy crease and tear to lower edge of front panel (no loss).
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PAN AM: AN AVIATION LEGEND
Written by Barnaby Conrad.
Stock no. 1818367
Published by Woodford Press. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Celebrating the entrepreneurial spirit that launched the world's most famous commercial airline, Pan American World Airways. Large format. Blue cloth boards, silver titles. Colour & b/w photos throughout. ISBN: 0942627555. Pictorial dustwrapper has a security tag inside the spine, laminate lightly creased, rear panel a little scuffed.
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DIESELS ON THE WESTERN
Written by Michael Welch.
Stock no. 1818366
Published by Capital Transport. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour photos. When BR embarked on their dieselisation programme, it probably came as no surprise when the Western, alone among the six BR regions, decided to adopt hydraulic transmission for its main line diesel locomotives in preference to electric which was standard throughout the rest of the system. ISBN: 9781854143679. Rear board lightly scuffed.
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DAYLIGHT REFLECTIONS VOLUME ONE: FROM DAYLIGHT TO STARLIGHT
Written by Nils Huxtable.
Stock no. 1818365
Published by Steamscences. 1st 2002. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Red boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos throughout. Colour pictorial endpapers. ISBN: 0969140924. Small price label to rear panel of dustwrapper.
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THE PENNSY ERA ON LONG ISLAND
Written by Ron Ziel.
Stock no. 1818364
Published by Sunrise Special Ltd.. 1st 1985. Nearly fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

All the various classes of the Pennsy locomotives are covered, reviving the memories of the time that was The Pennsy Era on Long Island. Large oblong format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w & colour photos. Board corners lightly rubbed. Contents fine.
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ROCK ISLAND RAILS
Written by Robert P. Olmsted.
Stock no. 1818363
1st 1991. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A series of selected images concerned with the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad between 1948 and 1990. Large format. Black cloth boards, silver titles. B/w photos. Red pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed.
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TIDEWATER TRIANGLE
Written by Robert J. Yanosey. Illustrated by Robert J. Yanosey.
Stock no. 1818362
Published by Morning Sun Books, Inc.. 1st 1988. Fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

1960's diesel railroading at its best! Drawing an imaginary line to connect Norfolk, VA to Richmond, VA to Raleigh, NC and back to Norfolk, describes a Tidewater Triangle in which railroading once flourished under the banners of about a dozen great lines... Large format. Red boards, silver titles. Colour photos throughout. ISBN: 0961905816. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine, edge-rubbed and worn, scuffed to rear panel.
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SIXTIES SPOTTING DAYS AROUND THE SOUTHERN REGION
Written by Kevin Derrick.
Stock no. 1818361
Published by Strathwood Ltd. 1st 2008. Fine condition.

A 96 page colour photographic album depicting the 1960's with coverage of both seam and diesels from that great period of change on our railways. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. ISBN: 9781905276127.
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THE BIRDS OF PARADISE AND BOWER BIRDS
Written by William T. Cooper; Joseph M. Forshaw. Illustrated by William T. Cooper.
Stock no. 1818360
Published by Collins. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Very large format. Gorgeous full-page colour illustrations. Orange cloth spine, beige cloth sides. A feast for the lover of beautiful bird paintings and an essential work of reference for the ornithologist. ISBN: 00021144710. Top & tail of spine and corners lightly bumped. Bump to top corner has carried on through to contents meaning that the corner tip of each page is creased (only affecting margin). Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly creased at corners else nice and bright. Contained in publisher's slipcase which is lightly scuffed and bumped, small split to lower rear edge.
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AN INVENTORY OF THE ANCIENT MONUMENTS IN CAERNARVONSHIRE (THREE VOLUMES)
No author listed.
Stock no. 1818359
Published by The Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments in Wales. 1956. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Three volumes complete. Large format. Green cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos and illustrations. Volume I: East is a first edition 1956. Volumes II & III are reprints with the title page and frontis replaced (appears that the originals were torn out) not immediately noticeable. Dustwrappers are lightly browned and a little creased, a few minor foxspots present.
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MUYBRIDGE'S COMPLETE HUMAN AND ANIMAL LOCOMOTION (THREE VOLUMES)
Written by Eadweard Muybridge. Illustrated by Eadweard Muybridge.
Stock no. 1818358
Published by Dover Publications Inc.. 1st thus 1979. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Unabridged republication of the eleven volume work "Animal Locomotion: an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal movements originally published in 1887. Includes all 781 plates. Most of the plates show three different simultaneous perspectives on a single action - front, rear, and side or three-quarter view - which Muybridge achieved through ingenious use of from 152 to 56 cameras and his own electromagnetic tripping device. Large format. Pale blue cloth boards with dark blue title label and gilt title to spine. Very heavy! Text blocks slightly grubby. Contents are fine. Grey pictorial dustwrappers are lightly creased and lightly scuffed.
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