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Image for The Small Car Handbook All About Economical Motoring (Being the Second Edition of “The Light Car Handbook.”)

The Small Car Handbook All About Economical Motoring (Being the Second Edition of “The Light Car Handbook.”)

By: "CANDIDUS":

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Iliffe and Sons Limited, no date ca1920:

Seller ID: 82604


Hardback, approx 7 x 5 inches. Orange cloth covers with black lettering to spine, design to front and “Lucas” advert to rear board. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and spine ends else cover clean and bright, front hinge cracked between endpapers. “Barnsley & Co. Electricians, Brighton,” stamp to front endpaper. Inside pages are tanned and darkened at edges. Else pages all clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 221pp + index & 44pp adverts. Illustrated with many B&W figures and photos within text, with a folding diagram at fr... View more info

Image for By Camel and Car to The Peacock Throne Illustrated.

By Camel and Car to The Peacock Throne Illustrated.

By: ALEXANDER POWELL, E.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, John Long Limited, 1923 1st:

Seller ID: 82607


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine darkened with small chips to ends. Corners slightly bumped. First front free endpaper removed. Small tear to edge of endpaper and top edge of title page. Else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. 392pp. Illustrated with a colour folding map and 82 B&W photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Through Persia in a Motor-Car By Russia and the Caucasus. Translated by M. Beresford Ryley.

Through Persia in a Motor-Car By Russia and the Caucasus. Translated by M. Beresford Ryley.

By: ANET, Claude:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1907 1st:

Seller ID: 82601


Hardback, 9 x 6 inches. Brown cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to front and spine. With colour pictorial design to front. In very good condition. Corners slightly bumped and chipped at top ends, spine darkened, some handling marks to cloth, glue repair to top end of spine with small crack to top end of rear hinge. Some darkening to endpapers, Some heavy foxing to half and main title pages, dark foxing spots to inside pages throughout. Some minor darkening to plates. Else a very good tight copy. 281pp. With 45 B&W photos and illustrations over 35 full-page plates. View more info

Image for The Boys' Book of Motors. All about the leading Motor-Cars of to-day including a complete description in fascinatingly simple language of How the Motor-Car works.

The Boys' Book of Motors. All about the leading Motor-Cars of to-day including a complete description in fascinatingly simple language of How the Motor-Car works.

By: ASTON, Wilfred Gordon:

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, E. & F. N. Spon, n.d. ca1920 1st:

Seller ID: 82588


Tall hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. In light brown/orange cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine and front, with blind-embossed paneled board and gilt monogram to front. In very good condition. Some minor fading to cloth with some darkening and handling marks around edges. Endpapers clean, no penned inscriptions, some light foxing to title page and prelims else inside pages clean and tight, plates all very clean and bright. Else a very good copy. 223pp + Index. Illustrated with 8 very nice mounted colour plates by P. Mickling. Many full-page B&W photo plates & figures within text. View more info

Image for Pekin to Paris An account of Prince Borghese’s Journey across two continents in a Motor-Car. Translated by L.P. de Castelvecchio. With One Hundred Illustrations.

Pekin to Paris An account of Prince Borghese’s Journey across two continents in a Motor-Car. Translated by L.P. de Castelvecchio. With One Hundred Illustrations.

By: BARZINI, Luigi:

Price: £300.00

Publisher: London, E. Grant Richards, 1907 1st:

Seller ID: 82600


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Dark navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front with colour pictorial design to front. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Some general rubbing and handling marks to cloth, bumps to corners, small split to top end of spine and a couple of nicks to bottom end. Some light foxing to endpapers and title page. Some mild foxing to some inside pages but mostly to edges or margins. Plates are clean. Map has one small tear to top edges else clean and bright. A rare 1st edition. 645pp. 60 full-page plates illustrated with 100 B&W photos. Folding co... View more info

Image for My Life and My Cars.

My Life and My Cars.

By: BENTLEY, W. O.:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson, 1967 1st:

Seller ID: 82671


Hardback, approx 9 x 6 inches. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some minor rubbing and darkening to edges, small chips/tear to corners and ends of spine, Not price clipped.) Cloth clean, some minor rubbing to corners. No penned inscriptions. Inside pages all clean and tight throughout. Else a very good copy. 240pp. Colour frontis and 23 B&W photo plates. View more info

Image for The New Motoring.

The New Motoring.

By: BERRY, W. H.:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1919 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 82602


Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Light green cloth with dark green lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Some minor handling to cloth with some minor rubbing to corners. Endpapers partially darkened. Some light foxing and handling marks to title page and prelims. Some mild foxing to inside pages, plates clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 283pp; 20pp adverts (relating to motor cars). 30 B&W full-page photo illustrations. View more info

Image for Roads and Vehicles 3. Industrial Archaeology Series, Edited by L. T. C. Rolt.

Roads and Vehicles 3. Industrial Archaeology Series, Edited by L. T. C. Rolt.

By: BIRD, ANTHONY:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, 1969 repr:

Seller ID: 79754


Hardback, blue cloth with gilt to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. (in protective sleeve. Price clipped.) Neat inscription to endpaper “Happy Birthday, love Julie 1970.” Else a very clean & tight copy. 250pp. With B&W illustrations. View more info

Image for The Sports Car. Its Design And Performance.

The Sports Car. Its Design And Performance.

By: CAMPBELL, COLIN:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London Chapman & Hall, 1955 2nd:

Seller ID: 79963


Hardback, 9 x 6 ins. Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrap (DW edges rubbed, corners nicked, some minor handling, in protective sleeve. NPC.) Some light spots to endpapers else inside pages all very clean and tight. 16 B&W photo plates & many other diagrams; 262pp. View more info

Image for The Automobile Treasury of Ireland

The Automobile Treasury of Ireland

By: CORRY, Finbarr:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Dalton Watson Ltd. 1979 1st:

Seller ID: 82643


Hardback, 10 x 7.5 inches. Green faux leatherette covers with illustrated green dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. (DW some slight fading to spine and some minor rubbing to edges.) Else a very clean and tight copy. No penned inscriptions. 208pp. B&W photo illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for The Veterans Foreword by Lord Montagu of Beulieu. Introduction by Bob Currie.

The Veterans Foreword by Lord Montagu of Beulieu. Introduction by Bob Currie.

By: CURRIE, Bob: MONTAGU, Lord:

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, The Alderman Press, 1983 1st:

Seller ID: 82669


Oblong hardback, approx 8.5 x 11 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In white illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW some minor rubbing and minor handling marks to edges, Not price clipped.) Cloth clean. No penned inscriptions. Some minor darkening to title page else inside pages all clean and tight throughout. 230pp + 9pp appendix. Fully illustrated with B&W photos and diagrams. View more info

Image for Histoire de la Locomotion Terrestre. History of transport. La Locomotion Naturelle, L’Attelage - La Voiture, Le Cyclisme, La Locomotion Mecanique, L’Automobile.

Histoire de la Locomotion Terrestre. History of transport. La Locomotion Naturelle, L’Attelage - La Voiture, Le Cyclisme, La Locomotion Mecanique, L’Automobile.

By: De SAUNIER, BAUDRY / DOLLFUS, CHARLES / De GEOFFREY, EDGAR:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: L’Illustration. 1936:

Seller ID: 82638


Folio. Approx 15 x 11 inches. In red morocco leather covers with gilt to spine and gilt and white lettering to front with car design. Marbled endpapers. In very good condition. Spine slightly rubbed at ends with small chip at top end, neat glue repair to front hinge. Some minor handling marks to covers, corners slightly bumped. Top corner edge of front blank-endpaper/prelim slightly torn/chipped/rubbed (no other pages affected.) Inside pages and plates all very clean and bright. Else a very clean and tight copy. 446pp. With colour frontis, b/w illustrations, and photographs. Some colour plates... View more info

Image for Instruction Book Description, Care, Running Adjustment of the Delage 6-Cylinder Chassis, Type D.R. (15,7 HP & 18,2 HP.)

Instruction Book Description, Care, Running Adjustment of the Delage 6-Cylinder Chassis, Type D.R. (15,7 HP & 18,2 HP.)

By: DELAGE:

Price: £100.00

Publisher: Courbevoie (Seine), Delage, Imp.. de Monteligeon, ca1928:

Seller ID: 82688


Hardback, 9 x 5.5 inches. Dark blue cloth, rounded corners, gilt lettering to front. Textured white endpapers. In very good condition. Some darkening and handling marks to cloth, some minor rubbing to edges, boards with slight vertical creases, some minor soiled spots. Partial crack between front endpaper, some dark handling marks; oil, etc., mostly to page edges. Else overall a very clean and tight copy. 57pp. Publishers “Winter Works” notice and “Servicing” slips pasted to front endpaper and tipped in at edge of contents page respectively. Illustrated with 20 b&W ... View more info

Image for The World on Wheels “True Tales of the Cycle and Motor Industries.” In Two Volumes, Parts 1-8, & 9-19.

The World on Wheels “True Tales of the Cycle and Motor Industries.” In Two Volumes, Parts 1-8, & 9-19.

By: DUNCAN, H.O.:

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Paris, H. O. Duncan, ca1926/7:

Seller ID: 82595


Two Volumes. Large hardbacks, approx 11 x 9 inches. Navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines and fronts. Pebbled cloth with embossed paneling. Pale green endpapers. In very good conditions. Some handling to covers; some darkening to spines with chip to bottom of v.1. Corners slightly bumped with a couple of bumps and nicks to edges, some rubbing to boards. Endpapers clean, bookseller label to front “McGill’s Agency, Melbourne.” Some minor handling marks to pages else otherwise inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A fascinating, rare, comprehensive hi... View more info

Image for The Modern Motor Car Its Management, Mechanism, and Maintenance. A Practical Handbook for the Use of Owners and Drivers. Second Edition Revised. With Illustrations.

The Modern Motor Car Its Management, Mechanism, and Maintenance. A Practical Handbook for the Use of Owners and Drivers. Second Edition Revised. With Illustrations.

By: GALLOWAY DUNCAN, W.:

Price: £70.00

Publisher: London, Crosby, Lockwood and Son., 1912 2nd:

Seller ID: 82605


Handbook, 7.5 x 5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine, with colour pictorial design to front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor fading to spine with rubbing to ends and corners. A couple of minor handling marks to inside pages else a very clean and tight copy. No penned inscriptions. 112pp + 32pp cat. Illustrated with full-page B&W photo plates and figures within text. View more info

Image for The Romance of the Motor Car Fully Illustrated from Photographs.

The Romance of the Motor Car Fully Illustrated from Photographs.

By: GIBBARD JACKSON, G.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, The “Boys Own Paper” Office, no date ca1930:

Seller ID: 82596


Hardback, 8 x 5 ins. Orange cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Some minor darkening and handling marks to cloth, some rubbing and small nicks/chips to corners, small chip/bump to bottom edge of front board. Small prev. owners stamp to endpaper “T. D. Forbes.” some darkening to endpapers and some mild foxing to title page. A couple of minor spots and handling marks to pages else a very clean and tight copy. 288pp. Illustrated with 32 B&W photo illustrations over 26 plates. View more info

Image for Bugatti Foreword by Le Baron de Rothschild

Bugatti Foreword by Le Baron de Rothschild

By: GREILSAMER, Jaques: CONWAY, Hugh:

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Paris, Editions Modelisme, 1978 1st:

Seller ID: 82640


Oblong hardback, 9.5 x 12 inches. Blue cloth with white lettering to spine, colour plate to front, and colour illustrated card slipcase. In very good near fine condition with very good slipcase. (SC some minor rubbing and darkening to edges, minor split to corner. top edge darkened.) Some minor darkening to spine on cloth and some slight rubbing to plate on front. A couple of minor handling marks else inside pages all very clean and tight throughout. No penned inscriptions. 279pp. Illustrated with full-page colour illustrations. View more info

Image for To Venice and Back in a Two-Seater With Nineteen Illustrations from Sketches by the Author.

To Venice and Back in a Two-Seater With Nineteen Illustrations from Sketches by the Author.

By: HALFORD-ROSS, E.:

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, Cassell and Co., 1924 1st edition:

Seller ID: 82597


Hardback, 8 x 5 ins. Orange cloth with blue/grey printed lettering to spine and blocked design to front. In very good, near fine condition. Some minor handling marks to rear and some minor rubbing to front. Embossed bookseller stamp to endpaper “Goose & Son, Bookseller, Norwich.” Some light foxing spots to page edges and margins, else a very clean and tight copy. 240pp. With 19 B&W illustrations including a map. View more info

Image for MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING. The Badminton Library. With contributions by the Marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat... &c &c... With Illustrations by H. M. Brock, H. Tringham, and from Photographs. Second Edition.

MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING. The Badminton Library. With contributions by the Marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat... &c &c... With Illustrations by H. M. Brock, H. Tringham, and from Photographs. Second Edition.

By: HARMSWORTH, A. C.:

Price: £36.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1902 2nd:

Seller ID: 82609


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Brown cloth with black and white printed lettering and brown banding and design to front. Gilt lettering and design to spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing and handling marks to cloth and leading edges of boards. to ends of spine else cloth clean and smart with bright lettering & design. Endpapers clean, label to rear endpaper “The Tabard Inn Library.” No penned inscriptions. One or two negligible spots and handling marks, else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. Else a clean and tight copy. 456pp. Profusely illustrated wit... View more info

Image for MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING. The Badminton Library. With contributions by the Marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat... &c &c... With Illustrations by H. M. Brock, H. Tringham, and from Photographs.

MOTORS AND MOTOR-DRIVING. The Badminton Library. With contributions by the Marquis de Chasseloup-Laubat... &c &c... With Illustrations by H. M. Brock, H. Tringham, and from Photographs.

By: HARMSWORTH, A. C.:

Price: £90.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co., 1902 1st:

Seller ID: 82608


Hardback, 7.5 x 5 inches. Brown cloth with black and white printed lettering and brown banding and design to front. Gilt lettering and design to spine. In very good condition. Some rubbing to ends of spine else cloth clean and smart with bright lettering & design. Endpapers clean. No penned inscriptions. One or two negligible spots and handling marks, else inside pages all very clean, bright and tight throughout. A very clean and tight 1st edition copy. 456pp. Profusely illustrated with figures and 13 full-page B&W plates by H.M. BROCK, H. TRINGHAM & others. From the 3rd edition on... View more info