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The Book of the B.L.M.C. 1100 and 1300.

By: ABBEY, Staton.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Pitman Publishing. 1971.:

Seller ID: 14190


"This book covers all B.L.M.C maintenance and workings. Austin Morris price list June 1980 loosely inserted." Pp 121. Many b/w photographs. Many sketches. Greasy fingerprints to some pages. Paperback, creasing to covers. Illustrated cover. G. View more info

The Book of the Ford Cortina, Corsair and Classic to 1970. (The Pitman Motorists' Library).

By: ABBEY, Staton.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Pitman Publishing, 1971. 0273422464:

Seller ID: 38095

ISBN: 0273422464


Maintenance and repair in the home garage for do-it-yourself owners. Pp.122, black & white photo frontispiece of The Corsair 2000E and The Cortina 1600E + 56 figure illustrations. Paperback, minor wear to edges. VG. View more info

Car Care.

By: ANON.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London: C.C. Wakefield & Co. 1956.:

Seller ID: 21625


"Explains how to keep your car young. Issued by a British firm which has specialised in lubrication for over half a century". Pp 64, many b/w illustrations. Paperback, rusting to staples, slight crease to front cover, illustrated cover. G+. View more info

Motor Vehicles in a Nutshell

By: BRAMLEY-MOORE, Major S.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., 1941.:

Seller ID: 29443


Rep. A simplified text book for drivers, mechanics and all users of road transport. 15cms. x 11cms. Pp. 153, 46 figure illustrations. Paperback. G+. View more info

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Early Country Motoring. Cars and Motorcycles in Suffolk 1896-1940.

By: BRIDGES, John F.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Ipswich: John F Bridges, 1995. 0950514810:

Seller ID: 42151

ISBN: 0950514810


1st edition. "Suffolk, like most other counties,also had its share of motor manufacturers, and some record of their achievement is included here. The early motorists were often unpopular, because of their obvious wealth, and the disruption they were causing to an established way of life..." Pp.164, black & white photographs throughout. Green cloth, dustwrapper price-clipped with minor edge wear. VG/VG. View more info

The Penguin Car Handbook.

By: IRESON, Robert.

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1960.:

Seller ID: 9676


1st ed. General guide to the working of the motor car. Pp. 320. B/w illustns. throughout. Inscrip. to fep. Toning to pages. Paperback. G. View more info

Aircraft (A Piccolo Factbook).

By: MAYNARD, Chris and PATON, John.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London: Piper Books Ltd, 1981.:

Seller ID: 14337


1st ed. "Part of the series of Piccolo Factbooks. Includes chapters on Flying Machines, World War I, Between the Wars, World War II, The Jet Age, Modern Military Aircraft and further facts." Pp.96, fully illustrated with b/w and colour pictures and diagrams. Paperback. G+. View more info

Car Body Renovation. (Foulis Handy Series).

By: McLINTOCK, J. Dewar.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: G.T.Foulis, nd. (c.1957). 0:

Seller ID: 36817


"The body of your car, unlike the mechanical parts, is irreplaceable. Get it into good trim, and keep it that way, and you will save money and enjoy better motoring. This book tells you HOW..." Written in a conversational tone. Pp. 97, 4 black & white plates, ads to endpapers, not price-clipped, spotting to closed page edges. Yellow and black cloth. G+. View more info

Covering the Skies. A History of Willis Corroon Aerospace.

By: PEETT, Robert.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London: Willis Corroon Aerospace, 1998. 095336500X:

Seller ID: 43501

ISBN: 095336500X


1st edition. "Almost as soon as the first aviators took to the skies in their fragile craft the need for some form of insurance became apparent...They risked their lives and the early aviation journals and magazines are littered with appeals to help the widows and families of unlucky pioneers. For the insurers it was a daunting prospect...Covering The Skies tells the story of this market from the perspective of the Lloyd's brokers who now form the family tree of Willis Corroon Aerospace and who were central to the aviation market throughout the period covered." 26.5cms x 19.5cms. Pp.v... View more info

Steaming East. The Forging of Steamship and Rail Links Between Europe and Asia.

By: SEARIGHT, Sarah.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London: Bodley Head, 1991. 0370314972:

Seller ID: 30887

ISBN: 0370314972


1st ed. The hundred year saga of the struggle to forge rail and steamship links between Europe and India. Pp.10/294, 53 b/w illustrations + 9 maps, owners details to fep. Paperback. VG. View more info

Hot Air Balloons.

By: SPINDLER, Ailsa.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: New York: Todtri, 1999. 1577171594:

Seller ID: 31324

ISBN: 1577171594


1st ed. 31.5cms x 23cms. "This authoritative and fascinating book tells the complete story of hot air ballooning, from its eighteenth-century beginnings in France right up to the present day...describes how balloons are made, what equipment is needed, the record breakers, the excitement of competition flying, the pleasures of leisure flying and what it takes to become a successful pilot." Pp.80, colour illustrations throughout. Colour illustrated laminated boards, matching dustwrapper. VG/VG. View more info

Air Rule of the Road and Air Legislation.

By: SUNNUCKS, Lieut-Commander R.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, 1937.:

Seller ID: 40722


1st edition. Written two years before the outbreak of World War II, to supply pilot students with a comprehensive elementary insight into Air Legislation, which was under-going several changes with an increase in the number of aircraft entering into the field of commercial transport. Pp.79, black & white frontispiece illustration of Croydon Control Tower, occasional colour and black & white figure illustrations throughout,corrections sheet tipped in to p.1, spotting to front free endpaper and preliminary pages. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. G+. View more info

Just the Ticket.

By: THORNTON, David.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: By author. nd.:

Seller ID: 27963


"A record of the North Essex buses....... The author shows how these could almost be called the People's Buses, mostly run by local Essex families and regularly used to carry the ordinary Essex public". Pp 74, scuff to verso front cover, some b/w illustrations. Paperback, scuff to rear cover. G+. View more info

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Singapore. A History of its Trams Trolleybuses & Buses. Volume One 1880s to 1960s.

By: YORK, F.W. and PHILLIPS, A.R.

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Croydon: DTS Publishing, 1996. 1900515008:

Seller ID: 41342

ISBN: 1900515008


1st edition. The Singapore Traction Company once boasted it had "the largest trolleybus system in the world". This comprehensive book begins with a brief introduction to Singapore and its history with particular emphasis on its transport. The second part of the book gives type by type descriptions of the trams, trolleybuses and buses operated in Singapore from the 1880s to the 1960s. 30cms x 21cms. Pp.256, black & white phot illustrations throughout + several line drawing route maps. Green photo-illustrated laminated boards. VG. View more info

History of the Motor Car .

By: [MATTEUCCI, Marco]

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: New English Library, 1974 . 450021262:

Seller ID: 37064

ISBN: 450021262


Excerpt from dust-wrapper: "...The Lavish and carefully assembled illustrations are superb: over 700 of them of which nearly 500 are in full colour. This unique book tells the story of the car from the first hesitant experiments with steam and wind-driven machines right through to the stream-lined super cares of today.... Pre Publication Price £3.50 Until 31st December 1974 ". First edition with dust-wrapper. Folio. 33cm x 24cm x3.2cm. pp.376/pp.16 . A very good tight binding. Brown cloth with gilt titles to spine, edges lightly rubbed. Illustrated dustwrapper with edge wear an... View more info