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Thomas Telford, Engineer - proceedings of a seminar, Penfold, Alastair (editor)
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British Cars of the Early Thirties, 1930 - 1934, Vanderveen, Bart H.
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An Illustrated History of the Hawaiian Ourigger Canoe
1 An Illustrated History of the Hawaiian Ourigger Canoe
Anekona 1969 Paperback Good 
A few illustrations, small very slim pamphlet (measures 139mm x 210mm), 8 pages, paperback, covers slightly worn and aged. VERY SCARCE. {Postage will be much reduced} 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists
2 Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists
London G.W. Bacon & Co Ltd Paperback Fair 
(1912). Small 12mo, (measures 97mm x 158mm), pp 30, rather worn and stained internally, with folded corners, paperback covers a little worn. The booklet has been folded in half (in the pocket, no doubt), so is creased vertically throughout. [Very scarce - a listing of mileage distances between most towns and villages of the area.]. Postage will be much reduced. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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THE PICTORIAL THEME OF THE MAIL SHIP ON ADHESIVE STAMPS, WITH REFERENCE TO THE MARITIME POSTAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
3 THE PICTORIAL THEME OF THE MAIL SHIP ON ADHESIVE STAMPS, WITH REFERENCE TO THE MARITIME POSTAL HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ISLES.
Pinner A.W. Robertson First Edition Very Good 
Published by A.W. Robertson "Ranworth", St Lawrence Drive, Pinner, Middlesex. A complete set of 24 cards, each one "double" size - the upper portion being the postcard, the lower one the text information (see illustration of reverse side). The card of liner "France" has a creased corner, otherwise there are only very slight signs of wear. Comprises: Compagnie General Transatlantique. Liner "France". Compagnie General Transatlantique Liner "Normandie". H.M. Yacht "Britannia". Compagnie Sud Atlantic liner "Pasteur". Norddeutscher Lloyd Liner "Columbus". Norddeutscher Lloyd Liner "Bremen". Paddle Steamer Washington". German Hamburg American Liner "Hamburg". Paddle Steamer "Marie Henriette". Atlantic Brigantine. Representation of the ship "London" at Janes Bay, St Helena, 1659. Top Sail Schooner in 1860's. The P. & O. Schooner Strathnaver. Turbine Steanship Awatea off Wellington, New Zealand. M.V. "Prince Baudouin" 1934. Paddle Steamer "Chemin de Fer" 1846. Royal Mail Steamer "Solent". The hulk of S.S. "Great Britain" beached at Sparrow Cove, Port Stanley. Royal Mail Steamship "Solent". S.S. City of Berlin. North German Lloyd liner "Kronprinz Wilhelm" at New York in 1902. Transatlantic Packet, 18th century. First Transatlantic Steamship crossing from Canada to England - 1833. First Transatlantic Steamship crossing from U.S.A. to U.K. - 1819. [EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE - A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A COMPLETE SET, COMPLETE WITH THE REMAINS OF THE UPPER COVER OF THE BOX.] 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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The Railway Anecdote Book: a collection of the best and newest anecdotes and tales to the present day; selected for the reading of railway passengers
4 The Railway Anecdote Book: a collection of the best and newest anecdotes and tales to the present day; selected for the reading of railway passengers
136, The Strand W.H. Smith & Son Quarter calf and boards Fair 
Not dated (c.1853 ?). Small 8vo, pp 192, a little aged and marked throughout, preceded by seven un-numbered pages with an engraving and quote from a notable person, title page with an engraved portrait frontispiece of Sydney Smith, title page. a bit marked, lacking the front endpaper, rough quarter calf a bit rubbed and worn. Several newspaper clippings tipped-in. [With the tiny book label of Santiago Jose Brinn, his neat name is written on the first few pages, and a note to say that the book was bound in Santiago. The anecdotes are miscellaneous and light, designed no doubt to take the mind off the heady speeds of 20 m.p.h. The other portraits are of Washington Irving, Thomas Hood, Charles Dickens, Justice Halliburton ["Sam Slick"), Mr Hobler, Lord Brougham and Mr J.C. Appleby] VERY SCARCE 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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Morris Minor 1952 - 1971 Autobook, Ball, Kenneth
5 Ball, Kenneth Morris Minor 1952 - 1971 Autobook
Brighton Autopress Ltd 1973 0851471072 / 9780851471075 Pictorial boards Good 
Fourth edition, fully revised, and reprinted 1973. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp 136, fore-edge thumbed, very slight signs of use internally, pictorial laminated boards slightly worn and marked. SCARCE. [Covers the Series 2 - 1952 - 56; 1000 with 948cc engine - 1956-62; with 1098cc engine -1962 - 70; Quarter ton Van - 1956 - 62; 6 cwt Van and Pick-up 1962-70 and the Traveller 1953-71.] 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Early British Railways, Barman, Christian
6 Barman, Christian Early British Railways
London King Penguin 1950 First Edition Boards Very Good Slightly worn and frayed 
Illustrated with 16 plates, small slim 12mo, pp 40, slight foxing to the endpapers (and very slightly to the first few pages), a tiny original bookseller's label has left a slight mark on the opposite endpaper, pictorial boards showing only very slight signs of wear, in a dustwrapper which is not price-clipped but which is a little worn and frayed, with a tear and wrinkle on its upper cover (without loss). Postage will be reduced. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Classic Yacht Interiors, Bobrow, Jill & Jinkins, Dana
7 Bobrow, Jill & Jinkins, Dana Classic Yacht Interiors
New York Concepts Publishing (W.H. Norton) 1993 0393032744 / 9780393032741 Cloth Very Good Very Slightly Worn 
Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp x, 180, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Over 120 different yachts (ranging in length from 25 to 353 feet) are represented with superb color photographs and descriptive text. Included are exterior shots, accommodation plans, and separate sections on Main Saloons, Galleys, Heads, Cockpits, and Navigation Areas.] 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Ships We See, Bowen, Frank C.
8 Bowen, Frank C. Ships We See
London Sampston Low, Marston & Co. Cloth Good Fair 
[Not dated - c. 1936 ?]. Illustrated, thick 8vo, pp viii, 311, rather badly foxed on the fore-edge and the lower edge, and some foxing throughout internally, otherwise sound, in original blue cloth, very slightly worn, spine slightly age-toned. With the very scarce dustwrapper which is a little satretched, lacking a few small pieces, and seriously age-browned on the spine. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Fore and Aft Craft - an account of the fore and aft rig fro the earliest times to the present day, Chatterton, E. Keble
9 Chatterton, E. Keble Fore and Aft Craft - an account of the fore and aft rig fro the earliest times to the present day
London Seeley, Service & Co Limited 1927 Pictorial Cloth Good 
Illustrated with many plates and line drawings, thick 8vo, pp 347, rather foxed throughout including the fore-edge (worse on the first few pages), otherwise very sound and tight internally, pictorial cloth quite bright and clean. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Amazing Bugattis, Conway, Hugh; Harvey, Mary; Garner, Philippe; (introduction by Malcolm Haslam)
10 Conway, Hugh; Harvey, Mary; Garner, Philippe; (introduction by Malcolm Haslam) The Amazing Bugattis
London The Design Coucil 1979 0850721040 / 9780850721041 First Edition Paperback Good 
Well illustrated, horizontal 8vo, pp 84, lower corner very slightly bumped, paperback, covers slightly rubbed. 
Price: 3.50 GBP
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London's Waterways, DENNEY, Martyn
11 DENNEY, Martyn London's Waterways
London B.T. Batsford Ltd 1977 0713405589 / 9780713405583 
Illustrated, pp 192, a good copy in dustwrapper. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Steam on Common Roads - being a reprint of "The History and Development of Steam Locomotives on Common Roads", FLETCHER, William
12 FLETCHER, William Steam on Common Roads - being a reprint of "The History and Development of Steam Locomotives on Common Roads"
Newton Abbot David & Charles 1972 0715354159 / 9780715354155 
Illustrated, pp xxxiv, 307, a good copy in a slightly worn price-clipped dustwrapper. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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Man in the Clouds - the story of Vincenzo Lunardi, GARDINER, Leslie
13 GARDINER, Leslie Man in the Clouds - the story of Vincenzo Lunardi
Edinburgh and London W. & R. Chambers 1963 
11 plates, pp (6), 184, fore-edge slightly foxed, an ex-library copy.neat stamp on title page and front endpaper, labels on rear endpapers, cellotape mark to the endpapers, slightly worn, but not a bad copy overall, in a slightly frayed but fairly presentable dustwrapper which has no library markings but is lacking part of its front fold-over flap. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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Ballooning, Gibbs-Smith, C.H.
14 Gibbs-Smith, C.H. Ballooning
London King Penguin 1948 First Edition Pictorial boards Very Good 
Small slim 12mo, 32 plates, pp 40, very clean internally, pictorial boards showing very slight signs of wear, the slightest suggestion of bowing, spine a bit faded as usual and slightly marked around the lettering. Postage will be reduced. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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The Development of Transportation in Modern England, Jackman, W.T. (introduction by W.H. Chaloner)
15 Jackman, W.T. (introduction by W.H. Chaloner) The Development of Transportation in Modern England
London Frank Cass & Co., Ltd 1962 
With five maps, large and very thick 8vo, pp xxxiv, 820, fore-edge slightly thumbed, very tiny turns to a few corners, front endpaper a bit stained (probably from glue used in the book), rear endpaper marked from cellotaqpe, cloth very slightly marked, in a dustwrapper which is a little rubbed and chipped but not price-clipped (now protected in a removable plastic film). [The new introduction is extensive and comprises an introductory guide to recently published work on the history of British transport up to 1850.] 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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The Four Wheel Drive Book, Jackson, Jack
16 Jackson, Jack The Four Wheel Drive Book
London Gentry Books 1982 085614066X / 9780856140662 Cloth Very Good Very Good 
First edition. Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp 254, bookplate of owner on front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. 
Price: 5.50 GBP
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Fun With Electric Trains, Kelly, Jim
17 Kelly, Jim Fun With Electric Trains
Shrewsbury Airlife Publishing Ltd 1990 089024-981 First Edition Paperback Good 
Well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 48, paperback, covers slightly worn. 
Price: 6.50 GBP
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North Borneo - A Collective History, Kent, Lim Pitt (editor)
18 Kent, Lim Pitt (editor) North Borneo - A Collective History
Kota Kinabalu 2016 9833987559 / 9789833987559 First Edition Pictorial laminated boards New New 
Very well illustrated, large 8vo, pp viii, 207, pictorial boards, a very good copy in dustwrapper. [An interesting collection of essays, including on Hugh Low, a history of Borneo Airways, the escapes at Ranau, the Japanese occupation of Jesselton, a short history of scientific collecting on Mount Kinabalu, Ivor Evans and colonial ethnography, a history of photography in North Borneo, a history of archaeology in Sabah etc. The illustrations include many period photographs and postcard images, together with modern images.] 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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The Log of the 'Blue Dragon', 1892 - 1904, written by various hands and now revised and set forth by C.C. Lynam, owner and skipper, Lynam, C.C. (Editor)
19 Lynam, C.C. (Editor) The Log of the 'Blue Dragon', 1892 - 1904, written by various hands and now revised and set forth by C.C. Lynam, owner and skipper
London A.H. BULLEN 1907 Decorative Cloth Good 
Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp xxiv, 299, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, a little age-toning and marking throughout, decorated cloth, sound but rather rubbed, scuffed and a little worn, corners bumped, spine age-toned and pulled at its head and base. [Voyages and adventures on a 25 foot yawl, mainly on the West coast of Scotland.] 
Price: 80.00 GBP
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HELICAL AND ELLIPTIC SPRINGS, Morrison, Egbert R. (et al)
20 Morrison, Egbert R. (et al) HELICAL AND ELLIPTIC SPRINGS
Machinery, London (and Industrial Press New York) Second Edition Paperback Fair 
Second edition (c.1912) Slim 8vo, pp 48, with 29 text illustrations, paperback, a bit bumped and worn throughout but still sound and tight, covers a bit marked and worn. [Comprises two articles by Egbert R. Morrison - The Design of Heavy Helical Springs & The Design of Elliptic Springs; plus J. Begtrup's Principles of Spring Calculations, and F.E. Whittlesey's Designs of Springs for Gas Engine Valves. ] EXCEEDINGLY SCARCE - THERE ARE CURRENTLY NO OTHER COPIES AVAILABLE ONLINE. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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