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1 Abbey, Staton THE BOOK OF THE FORD CONSUL, ZEPHYR AND ZODIAC
London Pitman Publishing 1971 0273422448 / 9780273422440 1st Edition Thus Softcover Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
viii, + 118pp., b/white frontispiece. Intext illustrations: halftone plates, line-drawings, schematics and wiring diagrams. Book clean. Spine firm. Former owner's name felt-pen obliterated on halftitle page, otherwise minor creases, flecks, and wavy text-block edges. Illustrated card wrapper abraded, creased and edgeworn on both front and back. Originally published in 1958, and running to four editions under a slightly different title to this fifth edition, contents of this stand-alone volume in the 'Pitman Motorists' Library' series are concise, but most informative. Contents, covering Consul Marks I & II, Zephyr and Zodiac Marks I, II & III, include: Prelims., Maintenance, Decarb, Fuel System, Ignition and Electricals, Brakes & Clutch, Suspension-Steering-Tyres, Bodywork, Specs, Index. Book weight approx. 180g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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BRITISH MOTORCYCLES OF THE 60's: A Detailed History of 50 Marques - From AJS to Wasp, Bacon, Roy
2 Bacon, Roy BRITISH MOTORCYCLES OF THE 60's: A Detailed History of 50 Marques - From AJS to Wasp
U.K. and Australia Promotional Reprint Co., For Bookmart Ltd. and Treasure Press 1995 1856481662 / 9781856481663 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
237pp., b/white halftone plate illustrations throughout, including frontispiece (archival and other sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm. Pictorially-illustrated gloss boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Identically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. Listed alphabetically, this book is a fantastic reference to fifty British motorcycle brands (some long-forgotten) that graced British roads and race-tracks during the 1960's . . . Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Pendulum Swings, (Alphabetically) AJS and Matchless . . . to Wasp. Model charts, Acks. Book weight approx. 950g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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HOLDEN VS FORD : The Cars, The Culture, The Competition, Bedwell, Steve
3 Bedwell, Steve HOLDEN VS FORD : The Cars, The Culture, The Competition
Dulwich Hill, NSW, Australia Rockpool Publishing 2009 1921295287 / 9781921295287 First Edition, Second Impression Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
222pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean. Spine firm. Leaves clean, small corner crease to last few pages. Illustrated, textured card wrapper has a small, soft edge crease. From the rear panel: "With over 200 colour photographs, 'Holden vs Ford' goes straight to the heart of what it means to be Australian . . . Loyalty, faith, competition, love - all expressed through two brands of motor car. Get into the driver's seat, settle back and take in: the comprehensive history of Ford and Holden research and development in Australia; extensive lists of all the Ford and Holden models released; direct comparison of key models; the panel van craze that rocked the nation during the 1970s; Phillip Island, Mt Panorama and the glory days of Ford versus Holden racing victories, a compendium of facts and trivia of all things Holden and Ford . . . " Book weight approx. 790g. 
Price: 22.56 AUD
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AUSTRALIA ON WHEELS: Early Beginnings to the Present Day, Birney, Shane
4 Birney, Shane AUSTRALIA ON WHEELS: Early Beginnings to the Present Day
Silverwater, NSW, Australia Bullion Books 1989 0730205851 / 9780730205852 First Thus Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
239pp., illustrated throughout: several colour plates, but mostly b/white halftone plates (archival and other sources). Book clean and square. Spine firm, nominally bumped on head and heel. Buff coloured boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. First published as 'A Nation on Wheels', 1984. Reprinted in 1986 by Dreamweaver Books. This retitled edition published in 1989. " . . . is the story of Australia's great love affair with the motor car . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Beginnings, In the Club, The Car and the Law, Ford in Australia, Holden's and The General, Standards to Toyotas, Dealers and Fixers, British in Australia, Chrysler Valiant Effort, Driving Style since the War, Index. Book weight approx. 1.31 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 30.08 AUD
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LAMBORGHINI, Bonsall, Thomas E.
5 Bonsall, Thomas E. LAMBORGHINI
New York Gallery Books 1988 0831754125 / 9780831754129 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
61pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Green textured boards lightly edge-bumped only. Several small, faint foxing spots to title page, else leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short. closed tear, minor tanning to reverse (inner) surface. Of the three greatest names in European sports/GT cars, Lamborghini has produced the fewest in number and created the most exciting. This book covers the entire history of Lamborghini from the very first production cars to the current (1980's) Portofino show car. Book weight approx. 570g. 
Price: 15.04 AUD
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MONSTER-MOBILES, Brazier, Barry
6 Brazier, Barry MONSTER-MOBILES
Sparkford, Somerset, England Haynes Publishing Group 1987 0 85429 5941 / 9780854295944 Hard Cover + D/J [Oblong] Very Good Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
159pp., pictorial laminated board, colour and b/white plates and illustrations. Cover and dustjacket have identical illustrations. One dog-eared leaf, else good. Minor edge-creasing, indentations and a tiny nick to loose-plastic protected dustjacket. A book for the fans of the Monster-Mobile Sport. Includes the story of "Big Foot", the first "Monster Truck". Weight approx. 770g. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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ON THE ROAD : The NRMA's First Seventy-Five Years, Broomham, Rosemary
7 Broomham, Rosemary ON THE ROAD : The NRMA's First Seventy-Five Years
St Leonards, N.S.W., Australia Allen & Unwin 1996 1864480084 / 9781864480085 First Edition, First Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xvii, + 254pp., plus 1 x 16 page colour, 5 x 16 page and 1 x 6 page b/white, (archival and contemporary) illustrated sections. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards negligibly edge-bumped. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edge-creased at head and foot of spine. From the jacket flap: "A little over three quarters of a century ago, a group of farsighted individuals foretold the future of the motor car in Australia. They went on to create the National Roads and Motorists' Association . . . more than a story of one institution. Written by a historian with a particular interest in technological change, it is also an account of the major social and economic transformations wrought by the motor car and the personal mobility it fostered." Book weight approx. 990g. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 13.16 AUD
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ROLLS-ROYCE MEMORIES : A Coming-of-Age Souvenir, Buist, H. Massac
8 Buist, H. Massac ROLLS-ROYCE MEMORIES : A Coming-of-Age Souvenir
Cambridge, England Printed at the Cambridge University Press (For Private circulation) 1926 First Edition Quarter Cloth Hardcover Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
(vi) + 93pp., plus (ii). Unpaginated , b/white halftone plates throughout (all called-for plates extant and attached). Book clean. Quarter-cloth spine firm, mildly bumped on head and heel. Laid-on title slip worn and soiled (title unaffected). Boards splash-soiled, minor damage to foredge corners, else slightly bumped. Endpapers foxed, former owner's signature on front free endpaper. Foredge and foot untrimmed (deckle edge), else leaves clean. No dustjacket. A glowing tribute to the first twenty-plus years of the quintessential automotive and aero engine manufacturer, Rolls-Royce. Contents include: By Force of Circumstance, Challenge and Renown, Expansion and Migration, The Price of Victory, Concentration, Alarums and Excursions, The Conquest of the Atlantic: Harnessing Unique Talents and Experience to Serve New Needs, Tabular Chronological Abstract. Book weight approx. 475g. 
Price: 77.55 AUD
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CUSTOMIZING CARS, Burnham, Colin
9 Burnham, Colin CUSTOMIZING CARS
New York Arco Publications 1984 0668048883 / 9780668048880 Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
93pp., b/white pictorial endpapers, Intext colour and b/white halftone plates, plus instructive line drawings and schematics. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock lightly flecked on head, else unmarked. Colour, pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edgeworn only. Customizing a car is a personal reflection of your taste and mood. In this offering, the author/photographer has packed the volume with tips and ideas to get you going . . . Contents include: Prelims., In The Beginning, Theme, Making Good, Customizing Ideas, Paintwork, Interiors, Glossary, Appendix. more. Book weight approx. 560g. 
Price: 16.92 AUD
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10 Clarke, R.M. (Compiled by) ALFA ROMEO GIULIA COUPES: Gold Portfolio 1963-1976
Cobham, Surrey, England Booklands Books 1855201356 / 9781855201354 1st Thus Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date (c. 1989). 172pp., intext, b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates, line-drawings, schematics and cutaways. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Former owner's name on title-page, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper lightly bumped and creased. Faint lingering napthalene odour. Contains road and track tests, specifications, comparison reports, design analysis, buying guide, and technical data published by a large variety of automotive publications, beginning with Alfa Sprint GT, "Sporting Motorist", 1964, and closing with Alfa Romeo GTV vs Lancia 2000 HF vs Fiat 124, and finally a report on 'Light Fantastic', Alfa GTA 1300 Junior. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 41.36 AUD
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MOTOR ENGINEERS' POCKET BOOK, Coker, A.J. and Hemmings, G. (Compilers)
11 Coker, A.J. and Hemmings, G. (Compilers) MOTOR ENGINEERS' POCKET BOOK
London George Newnes 1951 Second Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Fair 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall 
240pp. Book clean. Mildly canted spine firm, minor surface rubbing to backstrip, gilt title there-on. Gilt title to front panel of plain blue boards. Printed dustjacket has two areas of surface loss, and soiling specks, to front panel, and a larger area of surface loss to rear panel, short, clear tape repair to reverse. A Melbourne, Australia, previous bookseller's stamp to ffep., several small spots, else leaves clean. "This book has been designed to meet the requirements of the motor engineer in his everyday work, and produced in pocket-book form to serve as a quick and easy means of reference. It comprises two sections, the first being entirely devoted to trouble tracing . . . The second section consists of a series of data sheets, covering the majority of private and commercial vehicles in present-day (1950s) use . . ." Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 11.28 AUD
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SARICH: The Man And His Engines, Davis, Pedr
12 Davis, Pedr SARICH: The Man And His Engines
Hurstville, N.S.W., Australia Marque Publishing Company 1989 0947079084 / 9780947079086 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
223pp., extensive b/white halftone plate section, plus line and graph illustrations. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly U.V. affected (sunned) on spine. The story of an inventive genius; West Australian Ralph Sarich, creator of the Orbital Engine . . . Contents include: Perspective, 12 chapters, Index. Book weight approx. 680g. 
Price: 17.58 AUD
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13 Dymock, Eric THE GUINNESS GUIDE TO GRAND PRIX MOTOR RACING
Enfield, Middlesex, Great Britain Guinness Superlatives Limited 085112206x / 9780851122069 Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date [c. 1983]. 264pp., plus unpaginated supplement. Series side-view endpapers. Intext, b/w and colour, candid, action and archival halftone plate illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. Contents include: Foreword [Stirling Moss], The formative years, 1950-1979, Anatomy of the Grand Prix. Index. 1980-82 Supplement. Book weight approx. 1300g. [1.3KG.] * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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YAMAHA FJ600, FZ600, XJ600 and XY600 RADIAN OWNERS WORKSHOP MANUAL. Air-cooled Fours 1984 to 1992: 598cc, Edwards, John G., And Haynes, John H.
14 Edwards, John G., And Haynes, John H. YAMAHA FJ600, FZ600, XJ600 and XY600 RADIAN OWNERS WORKSHOP MANUAL. Air-cooled Fours 1984 to 1992: 598cc
Newbury Park, California, USA Haynes North America, Inc. 1994 1563921006 / 9781563921001 First Edition Softcover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Sectional pagination throughout (212pp. in total). Illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates plus schematic and exploded view line drawings. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Colour, pictorially-illustrated card wrapper mildly scuffed and edgeworn. Text-block clean and unmarked. A stand-alone volume (#2100) in the Haynes "Owners Workshop Manual' series, models covered within: Yamaha FJ600. 598cc. US 1984 through 1985; Yamaha FZ600. 598cc. US 1986 through 1988, UK 1987 and 1988; Yamaha XJ600. 598cc. UK 1984 through 1987, and 1989 through 1992; Yamaha YX600 Radian. 598cc. US 1986 through 1990. NOTE: This manual does not cover the XJ600S Seca II or Diversion introduced in 1992. Contents include: Prelims., Intro pages (includes identification numbers, buying parts, general specifications, maintenance techniques, tools and working facilities, safety, motorcycle chemicals and lubricants, troubleshooting), 8 chapters, Wiring Diagrams, Conversion Factors, Index. Book weight approx. 500g. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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15 Elfrink, Hank THE MODERN CHASSIS
Los Angeles, USA Floyd Clymer 1951 First Edition Soft Cover Fair+, 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
112pp., intext, b/w half-tone and line drawn illustrations throughout. Book square, spine firm. Leaves clean, small spot on title-page. Card wrapper mildly abraded, corner bumped with an original seller's sticker affixed, lower front. Contents include: Preliminaries, Chassis-Types of frames, Suspension, Shock dampers, Weight distribution, Brakes, Steering, Reference tables. Book weight approx. 160g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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PORSCHE 911 STORY, Frere, Paul
16 Frere, Paul PORSCHE 911 STORY
Cambridge, England Patrick Stephens 1977 0850591759 / 9780850591750 Reprint Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
187pp., illustrated throughout: several colour plates, numerous b/white plates, sectional line-drawings and graphs. Book clean and square. Bright silver title over lightly bumped spine. A like silver Porsche emblem on front panel of slightly bumped black boards. Minor flecks on textblock edges, else leaves clean. Colour-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, plus a closed tear on upper front fold. The story of the incredibly successful Porsche model - the 911, written by the stellar motor sport identity Paul Frere (1917-2008). Contents include: Prelims., Author's Introduction, 8 chapters, Appendices x 12, Index. Book weight approx. 600g. 
Price: 23.50 AUD
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V8, Frostick, Michael
17 Frostick, Michael V8
London Beaulieu Books (Dalton Watson, in Association with the National Motor Museum Trust) 1979 0901564400 / 9780901564405 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Near Fine Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
112pp., illustrated throughout: numerous b/white halftone plates (archival and private sources), and facsimile advertisements. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock pristine. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket trivially edgeworn only. This is not a technical book about the V8 engine, rather, "it is a nostalgic survey of those cars which have employed engines of that configuration, with, hopefully, enough information for us to see in retrospect where they fit into the scheme of things in the motoring world . . ." Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Early Days, Workhorse Extraordinary, As a Matter of Course, Ford V8 - The Second Coming, Index. Book weight approx. 495g. 
Price: 33.84 AUD
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18 Gabe, Peter [Ed.] VINTAGE DRIVERS CLUB 1958-85
Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia Vintage Drivers Club Limited 1985 0959058001 / 9780959058000 First Edition Staplebound Softcover Very Good + Limited Edition 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
156pp., historic, candid colour and b/w illustrations throughout. Book square, clean. Staples firm. Tiny spots on several pages, else leaves clean. Pictorial card wrapper slightly splayed, negligibly edgeworn. No 453 of a limited edition of . . . ? Sparsely texted, comprising predominantly of illustrations, mainly a retrospective of club events and rallies, and chronology of various competition winners. Book weight approx. 550g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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19 Hammond, Maurice A. MOTORCADE: A Dictionary of Motoring History
London G.Bell and Sons 0713516097 / 9780713516098 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Good Fair + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
No publication date (1969). Profile illustrated endpapers, plus facsimile automotive sales advertisements throughout, including frontispiece. Book clean. Spine firm, but slightly cocked. A nondescript inscription on verso of ffep., text-block edges lightly flecked. Colour-illustrated boards slightly bumped and also shelfworn. A similarly-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket edgeworn, price-clipped, and has several jagged tears. The entries within, enhanced by a series of advertisements, are presented year-by-year, beginning with milestones 1769-1894, Pioneers, New Century, Between the Wars, Postwar Revival, Indices. Book weight approx. 700g. 
Price: 14.05 AUD
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20 Hawke, Ellison THE CASSELL BOOK OF THE VAUXHALL WYVERN [1951-1957]
London Cassell 1960 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
viii, + 248pp., b/white subject-profile frontispiece, plus intext halftone, and line-drawn illustrations, with schematic and exploded views. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves slightly tanned. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, edgeworn, soiled and scuffed. A stand-alone volume [16] in the 'Cassell Motoring Series' by Ellison Hawks, written for the owner-driver, and describing, in simple terms, the mechanical details of the Vauxhall Wyvern [from 1951-57], with instruction on minor adjustments, repairs, and maintenance. Contents include: New owner, General maintenance, Brakes, Engine, Suspension/Steering, Fuel system, ditto cooling, Transmission, Electrical, Lubrication, Wiring, Fault finding, Index. Book weight approx. 300g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.98 AUD
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