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GT40: AN INDIVIDUAL HISTORY AND RACE RECORD
Written by Ronnie Spain.
Stock no. 1819510
Published by Motorbooks International. 1st thus 2003. Very good condition.

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).

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SILVER ARROWS IN CAMERA
Written by Anthony Pritchard.
Stock no. 1819509
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 2008. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

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.

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PORSCHE 917 ARCHIVE AND WORKS CATALOGUE 1968-1975
Written by Walter Naher.
Stock no. 1819508
Published by Delius Klasing Verlag. 1st thus 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819506
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1927. Almost very good condition.

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.

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LINERS IN ART
Written by Kenneth Vard.
Stock no. 1819505
Published by Halsgrove. 1st thus 2001. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

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.

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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.

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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.

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THE BLACK BATTLEFLEET
Written by G.A. Ballard.
Stock no. 1819502
Published by Naval Institute Press. 1st thus 1980. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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DON'T GO OUT TONIGHT
Written by Babette Cole. Illustrated by Babette Cole.
Stock no. 1318956
Published by Doubleday. 1st USA 1982. Very good condition.

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.

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RUBAIYAT OF OMAR KHAYYAM
Written by Edward Fitzgerald. Illustrated by Edmund Dulac.
Stock no. 1318955
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. Circa 1927. Slightly better than good condition.

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.

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BEYOND THE LONE PINE
Written by Mark O'Hanlon.
Stock no. 1318954
Published by Mark O'Hanlon. 1st 2001. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

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.

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