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Image for Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists

Bacon's Route Guide to Kent, Surrey & Sussex for Cyclists and Motorists

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, G.W. Bacon & Co Ltd:

Seller ID: 007932


(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. View more info

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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.

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Pinner, A.W. Robertson:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008578


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 Line... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

Publisher: 136, The Strand, W.H. Smith & Son:

Seller ID: 008811


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 n... View more info

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Morris Minor 1952 - 1971 Autobook

By: Ball, Kenneth

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Brighton, Autopress Ltd: 1973

Seller ID: 011567


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.] View more info

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Early British Railways

By: Barman, Christian

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009586


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. View more info

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Classic Yacht Interiors

By: Bobrow, Jill & Jinkins, Dana

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Concepts Publishing (W.H. Norton): 1993

Seller ID: 011643


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.] View more info

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Ships We See

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Sampston Low, Marston & Co.:

Seller ID: 010814


[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. View more info

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Fore and Aft Craft - an account of the fore and aft rig fro the earliest times to the present day

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co Limited: 1927

Seller ID: 010812


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. View more info

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The Amazing Bugattis

By: Conway, Hugh; Harvey, Mary; Garner, Philippe; (introduction by Malcolm Haslam)

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, The Design Coucil: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011085


Well illustrated, horizontal 8vo, pp 84, lower corner very slightly bumped, paperback, covers slightly rubbed. View more info

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London's Waterways

By: DENNEY, Martyn

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford Ltd: 1977

Seller ID: 006275


Illustrated, pp 192, a good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Steam on Common Roads - being a reprint of "The History and Development of Steam Locomotives on Common Roads"

Steam on Common Roads - being a reprint of "The History and Development of Steam Locomotives on Common Roads"

By: FLETCHER, William

Price: £5.50

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1972

Seller ID: 006048


Illustrated, pp xxxiv, 307, a good copy in a slightly worn price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Man in the Clouds - the story of Vincenzo Lunardi

Man in the Clouds - the story of Vincenzo Lunardi

By: GARDINER, Leslie

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Edinburgh and London, W. & R. Chambers: 1963

Seller ID: 006106


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. View more info

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Ballooning

By: Gibbs-Smith, C.H.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, King Penguin: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009656


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. View more info

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The Development of Transportation in Modern England

By: Jackman, W.T. (introduction by W.H. Chaloner)

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Frank Cass & Co., Ltd: 1962

Seller ID: 007063


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 ... View more info

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The Four Wheel Drive Book

By: Jackson, Jack

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Gentry Books: 1982

Seller ID: 009687


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. View more info

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Fun With Electric Trains

By: Kelly, Jim

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Shrewsbury, Airlife Publishing Ltd: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010982


Well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 48, paperback, covers slightly worn. View more info

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North Borneo - A Collective History

By: Kent, Lim Pitt (editor)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Kota Kinabalu, 2016

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011337


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 photograph... View more info

Image for 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

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

By: Lynam, C.C. (Editor)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, A.H. BULLEN: 1907

Seller ID: 010816


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.] View more info

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HELICAL AND ELLIPTIC SPRINGS

By: Morrison, Egbert R. (et al)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Machinery, London (and Industrial Press New York):

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 007842


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 O... View more info

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"The Engineer" - Highlights of 120 Years

By: Mortimer, John (edior)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Morgan-Grampian publishers: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012406


Well illustrated, quarto, pp 242, very slight ageing and marking, paperback, covers slightly rubbed and very slightly worn. There are slight tears to the margin of some of the fold-out plates. [A fine series of essays on, predominantly, Victorian illustrations and accounts published in "The Engineer" magazine. They cover energy, design, transport, manufacturing, and people at work. The many text illustrations and plates are supplemented by five superb fold-out ... View more info