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AUTOCOURSE 1975-76
Written by Mike Kettlewell.
Stock no. 1816766
Published by Hazleton Securities. 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

International Motor Racing and Rallying. A detailed record of the 1975 season. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Foreword by Niki Lauda. ISBN: 0905138007. Top of spine and corners bumped. Light browning to contents else clean. Dustwrapper is browned, faded to spine, and has a 5cm closed tear to fold of rear flap.

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AUTOCOURSE 1972-73
Written by Mike Kettlewell.
Stock no. 1816764
Published by Haymarket Publishing Limited. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A detailed record of the 1972 season. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. Foreword by Emerson Fittipaldi. Front hinge between free front endpaper and title page is a little pulled and may have been previously repaired with now yellowed glue which is showing (sounds worse than it is). Other than that, contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded at spine.

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AUTOCOURSE 1971-72
Written by David Phipps.
Stock no. 1816763
Published by Haymarket Publishing Limited. 1971. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

International Motor Racing and Rallying. A detailed record of the 1971 season. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Foreword by Jackie Stewart. Text block slightly browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few small closed tears to edges (no loss) and slight scuffing to rear panel, title to spine a little faded. Overall a nice copy.

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AUTOCOURSE 1970-71
Written by David Phipps.
Stock no. 1816762
Published by The Haymarket Press. 1970. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

International Motor Racing and Rallying. A detailed record of the 1970 season. Large format. Colour and b/w photos. Text block slightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed, title to spine faded, rear panel lightly scuffed and a 2cm closed tear to lower edge. Overall a nice copy.

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UNDINE
Written by Friedrich De La Motte Fouque; W.L. Courtney. Illustrated by Arthur Rackham.
Stock no. 1317532
Published by William Heinemann. 1916. Very good condition.

15 beautiful tipped-in colour plates plus chapter head & tail decorations. Blue cloth, gilt titles and vignette to front cover. Green and white pictorial endpapers and decorated title page. 136 pages. 10 x 7.5 inches. Spine and corners slightly bumped and rubbed. Some light rubbing to cover edges. Foxing throughout, especially at endpapers.

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THE OLIVE FAIRY BOOK
Written by Andrew Lang. Illustrated by H.J. Ford.
Stock no. 1317531
Published by Longmans, Green & Co.. 1st 1907. Very good condition.

Olive cloth covers with gilt titles and illustrations. 336 pages, all edges gilt. 8 colour plates plus b/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly worn. Inscription in ink to front free-endpaper. Small piece torn from tissue-guard of frontis which is also lightly browned. A few small margin tears and fingermarks. A light scuff mark to rear cover.

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BENTLEY THE 1938/1939 OVERDRIVE CARS
Written by Mervyn Frankel; Ian Strang.
Stock no. 1816692
Published by Academy Books. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

A specialised book concerned with the whereabouts of the survivors of the 200 "M" series Bentleys manufactured in 1938 and 1939 by Bentley Motors (1931) Limited, which company was then in the ownership of Rolls-Royce. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine. Colour & b/w photos. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1873361181. Unread.

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HANS ANDERSEN'S FAIRY TALES
Written by Hans Christian Andersen. Illustrated by W. Heath Robinson.
Stock no. 2127956
Published by Hodder & Stoughton; Boots the Chemists. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Published for Boots The Chemist. Large format. Red cloth covers, gilt titles. 16 colour tipped-in plates. Many b/w illustrations. 319 pages. 10 x 7.5". Some darkening along cover edges. Corners are a bit bumped and worn. Damp staining to rear cover. Some foxing and grubby marks to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. All plates present. Wrapper is unevenly faded/browned. Large tears and chips; some loss; but most tears are repaired to verso with what appears to be paper tape or vyline.

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PEREGRINE
Written by Emma Ford. Illustrated by Antony Rhodes.
Stock no. 2127954
Published by Fourth Estate. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Large, oblong format. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine, pictorial onlay to front. With original paintings by Anthony Rhodes and photos by Piers Cavendish. ISBN: 1857021053. SIGNED by Artist to title page. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and a few page margins. Rear endpaper is creased. Slip case is split along two sides with tape repairs.

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RURAL SPORTS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by William B. Daniel.
Stock no. 2127953
Published by Bunny And Gold. Circa 1801. Almost very good condition.

2 volumes. Brown leather covers, gilt borders. B/w plates. Includes sections on dogs, plus fox and stag hunting, hare coursing. Rabbit, martin, badger and otter hunting. Angling, game shooting and waterfowl etc. Both volumes have been rebacked with new spines with raised bands; new endpapers, original boards and pages. Volume 1 No longer has its title page. All plates present. Volume 1 was published in 1801 and Volume 2 in 1802. Scuffing and wear to covers; heavy wear to corners. Foxing, browning and some margin marks.

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THE GOLDEN EAGLE AQUILA CHRYSAETUS
Written by G.T. Wilkinson. Illustrated by G.T. Wilkinson.
Stock no. 2127942
Circa 1989. Very good condition.

Large format. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine, vignette to front cover. Tipped-in colour plates, by the author, with b/w photos. Privately printed edition. Some light bumping and wear to spine and corners. Bookplate to front pastedown. From the personal library of Bryan L. Sage, distinguished naturalist and author. A few marks to half-title page. Some foxspots to outer page edges.

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FOKKER DR.I TRIPLANE
Written by Paul Leaman. Illustrated by Harry Dempsey; Paul Leaman.
Stock no. 2127774
Published by Classic. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A World War One Legend. Large format. Black covers, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Colour artwork by Dempsey. Line drawings by author. ISBN: 1903223288. Very slight tobacco odour to pages. Pale page edge browning. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few marks.

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