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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

Condition: 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. 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

Condition: 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 L... View more info

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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

By: N/A

Price: £60.00

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

Seller ID: 008811

Condition: 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 min... View more info

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The Essential Guide to Choosing and Using Your 4x4 Vehicle

By: N/A

Price: £3.50

Publisher: Land Rover: 2001

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014524

Condition: As New


Second edition. Illustrated, 12mo, pp 126, paperback, a very good copy, as new. View more info

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Land Rover 1948 - 1973

By: N/A

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Cobham, Brooklands Books:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014702

Condition: Good


Illustrated, small slim quarto, pp 64, very clean internally, paperback, slight fading to the spine, corners very slightly bruised. View more info

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Airship - The Story of R34

By: Abbott, Patrick

Price: £3.95

Publisher: Studley, Brewin Books: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014481

ISBN: 185858020x

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp viii, 101, paperback, a very good copy. [Tells the story of the R34 and the first East-West crossing of the Atlantic by air in July 1919. The author has taken the opportunity to update and extend the original text in the light of further information which has become available since the first edition appeared 18 years before.] 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

ISBN: 0851471072

Condition: 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.] 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

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated with 16 plates, small slim 12mo, pp 40, slight foxing to the endpapers (and very slightly to the first few pages), a neat inscription on the front endpaper, pictorial boards with slightly bruised lower corners, showing only very slight signs of wear, in a dustwrapper which is price-clipped and just a little worn, spine slightly browned. Postage will be reduced. View more info

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Steam Engines at Bressingham [signed by author)

By: Bloom, Alan

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Faber & Faber: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 013745

ISBN: 0571108679

Condition: Good


New and revised edition, illustrated, octavo, pp 240, edges slightly marked, otherwise clean internally, paperback, covers slightly rubbed, lower cover creased at the corner. [Presentation copy, signed by author, to the gardening journalist Robert Pearson.]. Originally priced at £1.95. View more info

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The Modern Airliner - its origins and development

By: Brooks, Peter W.

Price: £4.95

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013584

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 176, a neat name and a faint impression of an old price on the front endpaper, top edge foxed, otherwise very clean internally, pale blue cloth in very good condition; the dustwrapper is a little age-toned, and marked around the margins, the laminate is lifting a little along its upper joint. View more info

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

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

Condition: 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. View more info

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Ships in Focus Record 2017

By: Clarkson, John & Fenton Roy (editors)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Preston, Ships in Focus Publications: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013231

ISBN: 0992826403

Condition: As New


Well illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 128, pictorial boards, a very good copy. As new. View more info

Image for The Powerless Ones - gliding in peace and war

The Powerless Ones - gliding in peace and war

By: Cumming, Michael

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013683

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 240, very slight foxing to the edges, otherwise very clean internally, brown cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is not price-clipped but is a little frayed at the margins and with a small tear to its lower cover. View more info

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Streets of Cardiff

By: Davies, Roger

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Hersham, Ian Allen Publishing: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014418

ISBN: 0711030987

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large horizontal octavo, pp 80, a large inscription on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, pictorial boards, very good. The book has a very slight scent, like cosmetics. [A pictorial history of the buses and trolleybuses of Cardiff, mainly during the 1960's and 1970's.] View more info

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Aviation Archaeology in Britain

By: De La Bedoyere, Guy

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Princes Risborough, Shire: 2001

Seller ID: 013549

ISBN: 0747804907

Condition: New


Illustrated, small slim octavo, pp 64, paperback, a very good new copy. [During the Second World War an average of five aircraft crashed every day in the British Isles. Their remains provide an opportunity for archaeological and historical study. This book is a wide-ranging introduction to the aircraft, the airfields, the documentary record and the memorials to the men and women who gave their lives in the air war.] View more info

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MacBrayne Steamers

By: Deayton, Alistair

Price: £3.25

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire., Tempus Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014588

ISBN: 0752423622

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated octavo, pp 160, paperback, very slightly used. [For the past one hundred and fifty years the name of MacBrayne has been synonymous with shipping in the West Highlands and Islands of Scotland. David MacBrayne was a partner from 1851 in the firm of David Hutcheson & Co. and when the Hutchesons retired in 1879 David MacBrayne took over the Company and renamed it. That company still operates ferry services today as part of Caledonian MacBrayne. MacBraynes were so much a part of the scene in the West Highlands that there was a popular parody of the psalm The earth is the Lord's, and all... View more info

London's Waterways

By: DENNEY, Martyn

Price: £4.00

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

Seller ID: 006275

ISBN: 0713405589


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

Image for The Wankel Engine - The Story of the Revolutionary Rotary Engine

The Wankel Engine - The Story of the Revolutionary Rotary Engine

By: Faith, Nicholas

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014686

ISBN: 0046500014

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations, octavo, pp 234, exceptionally clean internally, blue cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is a little faded on the spine, but otherwise very good, and now enclosed in a removable cover. View more info

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

ISBN: 0715354159


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

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