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CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
Written by Ian Fleming. Illustrated by John Burningham.
Stock no. 1321745
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2020. Nearly fine condition.

Bound in pale green printed and blocked cloth. 184 pages. 36 colour and 33 black & white integrated illustrations. Printed endpapers. 10" x 7.5". The author's nephew, Fergus Fleming, has written an exclusive new afterword essay and this is illustrated with previously unpublished sketches, as well as photographs, some from the family archive, and Amherst Villiers's original Chitty model designs. Still in original shrinkwrap which has a 2.5" tear at spine edge! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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EPITAPH FOR A SPY
Written by Eric Ambler. Illustrated by Paul Blow.
Stock no. 1321744
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Nearly fine condition.

To prove himself innocent to the French police, he must discover which one of his fellow guests at his pension is the real spy. First published in 1938 by Hodder & Stoughton, the text of this editions follows the first edition with minor emendations. Navy blue pictorial cloth. 8 full-page colour plates. 220 pages. Book appears fine. Still in original shrinkwrap which has a couple of light scratches! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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B.R.M. THE SAGA OF BRITISH RACING MOTORS VOLUME 1
Written by Doug Nye; Tony Rudd.
Stock no. 1822616
Published by Motor Racing Publications Ltd.. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

Front Engined Cars 1945-1960. Colour and b/w photos. Limited print run (Nos. 301 - 2500, standard binding) from total print run of 2,500 numbered copies. ISBN: 0947981373. This is copy 926. top & tail of spine lightly worn. Minor print rubbing to rear pastedown. A nice copy.

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THE MASK OF DIMITRIOS
Written by Eric Ambler; Simon Winder. Illustrated by Paul Blow.
Stock no. 1321743
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2011. Fine condition.

Introduced by Simon Winder. Red pictorial cloth. Colour plates. 232 pages. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE DROWNED WORLD
Written by J.G. Ballard; Will Self. Illustrated by James Boswell.
Stock no. 1321742
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2013. Fine condition.

Introduction by Will Self. Blue cloth boards with blocked gilt design to front. Colour illustrations. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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COOPER CARS
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1822615
Published by Osprey Publishing. 2nd 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Second edition. B/w photos. 376 pages. A history of the products of the Cooper car company. ISBN: 0850458285. Minor foxing to text block. Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed, some minor foxing to flaps.

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ECURIE ECOSSE
Written by David Murray.
Stock no. 1822614
Published by Motoraces Book Club. 1st thus 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Originally published by Stanley Paul & Co Ltd 1962. B/w photos. The story of Scotland's international motor racing team. Blue boards, silver title to spine. Light browning to top edge of boards. Foxing to contents. Small patch of pencil erasure to front endpaper. White and blue dustwrapper is grubby, foxing to verso, tape repair to top of spine (no loss). Slight musty odour present.

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MOTOR RACING AT GOODWOOD: AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY
Written by Robert Barker.
Stock no. 1822613
Published by Breedon Books Publishing Co.. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

The story of motor racing at Goodwood from 1948 to 1966, some of the most exciting formative years in the post-war history of the sport. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859832822. Slight musty odour present.

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ROSEMEYER! A NEW BIOGRAPHY
Written by Elly Beinhorn Rosemeyer; Chris Nixon.
Stock no. 1822612
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 1st thus 1989. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. Biography of Bernd Rosemeyer, European Grand Prix champion, an enlarged version by Nixon of the original version written by his widow Elly. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851840469. Black card covers lightly scuffed. Slight musty odour present.

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PORSCHE 956/962
Written by John Allen.
Stock no. 1822611
Published by Foulis; Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1988. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Glazed pictorial boards. 158 pages. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0854296425. Pencil erasure to front endpaper. Damp stain to lower front pastedown and correspondingly with lower front of verso of dustwrapper (not visible to front). Printers dried glue visible to joints. Damp stain (light) to vertical edge of rear pastedown and text block (text unaffected). Price-cut pictorial dustwrapper also has remains of label to rear panel and a couple of small nicks to rear spine edge.

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KUNIYOSHI
Written by Matthi Forrer. Illustrated by Kuniyoshi.
Stock no. 1321741
Published by Prestel. 1st 2020. Nearly fine condition.

Showcasing the work of Utagawa Kuniyoshi, one of the last great Japanese ukiyo-e masters. Large, heavy format (300mm x 364mm). 288 pages. 247 colour illustrations. ISBN: 9783791385099. Books fine. A super copy contained in original cardboard box which is just a little edge worn.

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BRITISH CARS AT LE MANS
Written by Dominique Pascal.
Stock no. 1822610
Published by Foulis; Haynes. 1st 1990. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Foulis motoring book. A record by word and picture of every AC, Aston Martin, Bentley, Healey, Jaguar, Lotus, MG and Triumph to have competed in the classic 24 hour race since 1923. Pictorial glazed boards. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 085429872X. Light pencil erasure to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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