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Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and a few colour. Ford's four victories at Le Mans assured the GT40 of immortality in the minds of motorsport enthusiasts. ISBN: 0760317402. Light creasing to lower corners of covers. Lower corner crease to contents (affecting margins only).
Large format. A Photographic portrait of the Mercedes-Benz and Auto Union Grand Prix Teams 1934-39. B/w photos & a few colour. 504 pages. ISBN: 9781844254675. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
The development and refinement of the legendary Porsche 917 race car in painstaking technical detail, backed by original company documentation. The resulting Works Catalogue lists each of the 65 chassis and their individual fates. English edition. Large oblong format. Black boards, silver titles and vignette to front. B/w & colour photos. ISBN: 9783768838375. A few tiny, minor marks to boards. Contents fine. Red pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at folds. Contained in a cardboard box. This copy would make a wonderful gift.
HMS VICTORY: HER CONSTRUCTION, CAREER AND RESTORATION
Written by Alan McGowan. Illustrated by John McKay.
Stock no. 1819507
Published by Chatham Publishing. 1st 1999. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
HMS Victory was the flagship of Nelson at the battle of Trafalgar in 1805 and today lies at Portsmouth, still a commissioned vessel, where she is visited by thousands each year who marvel at her strength and beauty and her wonderful state of preservation after more than 200 years of life. Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and diagrams, a few colour illustrations. ISBN: 1861761112. Previous owner's small ownership label to front endpaper. Black pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Blue cloth. B/w photos and folding diagrams. Vol I has 518 pages, Vol II has 448 pages. Volume I is a second impression of the first edition, volume II is Second Edition 1935. Boards marked. Corners rubbed and worn. Scattered foxing present mainly to endpapers and text block, volume II has foxing throughout. Volume II has a rubber ink stamp impression to half-title page, Front joint cracked else binding tight.
Revised edition. A maritime art book devoted exclusively to paintings of great ocean liners of the 20th century. Large format. Green boards, gilt title to spine and gilt vignette to front. ISBN: 1841141186. Previous owner's small ownership label to front endpaper. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
THE WAR OF THE NATIONS: A HISTORY OF THE GREAT EUROPEAN CONFLICT VOL. V
Written by Edgar Wallace.
Stock no. 1819504
Published by George Newnes Limited. Almost very good condition.
Large format. Red pictorial boards. B/w photos. 240 pages. Corners bumped and rubbed, rear board cracked/creased to bottom half of which also affects rear pastedown. Small split to base of front edge of spine. Browning throughout. Bookplate to front pastedown.
NELSON'S SHIPS: A HISTORY OF THE VESSELS IN WHICH HE SERVED 1771 - 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1819503
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The definitive journey through the ships of Nelson's Navy by the Keeper and Curator of HMS Victory. Large format. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. B/w diagrams. ISBN: 0851777422. Previous owner's small ownership label to front pastedown. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.
Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. The text of this book originally appeared in The Mariner's Mirror, the journal of the Society for Cautical Research. Large format. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0870219243. Previous owner's small name label to front pastedown. Text block lightly browned. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine and a little scuffed.
American Edition. A Creepy Concertina Pop-up book. Pictorial card wraps. Wonderful ghostly pop-ups. ISBN: 038518090X. Covers are slightly edge rubbed and faded. Contents are fine.
Popular edition. Red cloth stamped in gilt with peacock design. 12 tipped-in colour plates. 8 x 6". Spine and corners bumped and worn with some damp staining, particularly to spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. 1 plate mount (with plate on) is detached but still present. Some page browning and foxing.
A biography of Malcolm Saville with a preface by Robin Saville. Blue boards with silver titles to spine and front cover. 206 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0952805936. Spine and corners bumped. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly worn at corners and there is a barcode label to rear panel of wrapper.