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BRITISH MOTORCYCLES OF THE 60's: A Detailed History of 50 Marques - From AJS to Wasp, Bacon, Roy
1 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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AUSTRALIA ON WHEELS: Early Beginnings to the Present Day, Birney, Shane
2 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.
3 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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ON THE ROAD : The NRMA's First Seventy-Five Years, Broomham, Rosemary
4 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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WHO WANTS TO LIVE?, Burge, Neil
5 Burge, Neil WHO WANTS TO LIVE?
Melbourne, VIC, Australia The Campion Press 1969 First Edition. Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
80pp., two unpaginated, b/white halftone plate sections containing some very confronting vehicle accident scenes. Intext sketch-illustrations by Ken Maynard. Book clean and square. Graphically-illustrated, montage-style card wrapper slightly edgeworn and bumped, else very good. Textblock unmarked. The aim of the author of this book is to clearly remind us of our obligations as drivers to fully understand and at all times obey road rules. " . . . the majority of accidents can be avoided . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, 11 chapters, Appendix. Book weight approx. 150g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 18.80 AUD
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6 Burgess Wise, David STEAM ON THE ROAD
London Hamlyn Publishing 1974 0600380181 / 9780600380184 2nd Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Good+ Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
96pp., illustrated throughout in full colour and b/white halftone plates. Book clean. Silver title on mildly askew spine. Leaves clean. Original brown cloth boards lightly faded along foot. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket nipped and edgeworn on head of spine, some colour loss to text on same, together with a short cut. In 'Steam on the Road', David Burgess Wise recalls the story of steam vehicles, and their various uses, be it agriculture, heavy haulage, goods and passenger transport, and private vehicles . . . Contents include: Prelims., No Occasion for Horses, Mighty Engines, Speeding the Plough, Uncommon Carriers, Refined Carriers, Live Steam, Index. Book weight approx. 680g. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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ADVANCED MOTORCYCLING, Carless, Geoff
7 Carless, Geoff ADVANCED MOTORCYCLING
Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England EP Publishing 1982 0715807765 / 9780715807767 First Edition Softcover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
128pp., intext illustrations throughout; b/white halftone, and line-drawn, demonstrative and instructional. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Published in the U.K. with road law references that may not be relevant in other countries. Art-illustrated (Arthur Saluz) card wrapper lightly edgeworn only. Written by an experienced motorcyclist/journalist, this book is designed to provide a natural progression for the motorcyclist who has just passed his test, or for the more advanced wishing to improve their technique . . . Using common sense advice, contents include: Prelims., Intro., numerous chapters covering all aspects of motorcycling, plus a section on maintenance. Book weight approx. 250g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 15.48 AUD
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8 Carroll, John CHOPPED HARLEYS: 50 Years of Rebellious Motorcycles
London Salamander Books 1997 086101958X / 9780861019588 1st Edition, 1st Impression Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
128pp., colour frontis plates, and a stunning array of intext colour plates [photography by Garry Stewart]. Book clean. Spine firm, bright silver title there-on. Leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated [replica of Peter Fonda's Captain America Panhead Chopper, originally seen in the movie 'Easy Rider'], loose-plastic protected dustjacket nominally edgeworn only. "From the years immediately following World War Two, there emerged a new type of motorcycle, one completely original and instantaneously recognisable-The Chopper" This book charts the story of the Chopped Harley from its origins in post-war USA...Contents include: Foreword, Introduction, 1946-1959 Where it all began, 1960-1969 Psychedelic Cycles, 1970-1979 Changing times, 1980-1989 Against the wind, 1990s The high-tech era, Knees in the breeze, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 890g. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it will weigh over 1KG. with packing. Please email for quote. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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9 Christiansen, Rex and Miller, R.W. THE CAMBRIAN RAILWAYS. Volume I: 1852-1888
Newton Abbot, Devon David & Charles 1971 0715352369 / 9780715352366 2nd [revised] Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
178pp., colour-art [R.W.Miller] frontispiece, plus unpaginated b/white, archivally-illustrated half-tone plates, maps, line-drawings, and facsimiles throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on, nominally bumped on heel. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated [as Frontis.], loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, slightly edgeworn and U.V. affected on spine. The Cambrian Railways: Vol. I traces the development of the Cambrian from its inception to 1888...Contents include: Prelims., The Prize Beyond Reach, Relief From Isolation, Life-line To The Coast, Conquering the Coast, The Cambrian is Formed, Under Attack and Bankrupt Again, A Rich Vision, The Weak Reality, Working the Line, Locomotives and Rolling-Stock. Postscript, Appendices x 5, Acks., Note, Index. Book weight approx. 500g. 
Price: 17.58 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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PORSCHE 911 STORY, Frere, Paul
11 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
12 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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A REGIONAL HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN. Volume V: The Eastern Counties, Gordon, D.I.
13 Gordon, D.I. A REGIONAL HISTORY OF THE RAILWAYS OF GREAT BRITAIN. Volume V: The Eastern Counties
Newton Abbot, Devon, U.K. David & Charles 1977 0715374311 / 9780715374313 2nd Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
256pp., illustrated throughout; 39 b/white halftone plates, 8 facsimiles, 8 maps, plus a flecked, tipped-in fold-put map affixed to rear pastedown. Book clean and square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Black boards nominally bumped. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, lightly edgeworn, and U.V. affected (sunned) on spine. This stand-alone volume in the 'Regional History of the Railways of Great Britain' series includes: Prelims., 12 chapters, Biblio., Index. Book weight approx. 520g. 
Price: 26.32 AUD
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14 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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15 Hasenson, A. THE GOLDEN ARROW
London Howard Baker Publishers 1970 First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Good + 
208pp., 2 x 8 page, unpaginated b/w half-tone plate sections, one of historic illustrations, the other of contemporary plates. Intext maps and tables throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, bright gilt title there-on. Boards bumped on lower foredge corner. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn, creased and abraded, re-inforcing with clear tape affixed to inner folds. The fully-documented story of one of the world's most glamorous trains:the legendary Golden Arrow, that ran [except for the war] between London and Paris from 1926 to 1969. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Part 1/ Historical [Early Days, First Pullmans, Golden Arrow]. 2/ Contemporary [Victoria to Calais, Calais to Paris]. 3/ Appendices. Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 460g. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Price: 24.44 AUD
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WEST OTWAYS NARROW GAUGE: The Story of the Beech Forest 2ft. 6in. Gauge Railway and Its Connecting Tramways, Houghton, Norm
16 Houghton, Norm WEST OTWAYS NARROW GAUGE: The Story of the Beech Forest 2ft. 6in. Gauge Railway and Its Connecting Tramways
Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia The Light Railway Research Society of Australia 1973 First Edition Softcover (Staplebound) Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
56pp., including covers. Intext b/white illustrations throughout: halftone plates and line-drawn maps. Saddle-stitched, staplebound format. Staples firm. Illustrated card wrapper randomly flecked, else very good. Textblock unmarked. The Otway Ranges in south-west Victoria, Australia, were made available for selection from the mid-1880s but it was some years before the rail lines began to snake through the magnificent timber stands in the area. This is the story of the Beech Forest 2ft. 6in. gauge railway and connecting tramways . . . Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, Colac and the Foothills, The Climb from Gellibrand, The Ridge, Closure, Acks., Appendix, more. Book weight approx. 115g. *Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight. 
Price: 20.68 AUD
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THE OVERTYPE STEAM ROAD WAGGON, Kelly, Maurice A.
17 Kelly, Maurice A. THE OVERTYPE STEAM ROAD WAGGON
Norwich, England Goose and Son 1971 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good Very Good + 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
147pp., intext, b/white halftone plates and schematic line-drawings throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over minimally bumped spine. Plain black boards like bumped on foredge corners. Text-block randomly splotched throughout, else clean. Pictorially-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. "This book is the first work entirely devoted to a particular form of extinct road vehicle known as the Overtype Steam Waggon . . . " Contents include; Prelims., Origins, The various manufacturers (predominantly British), Conclusion, Appendices, Biblio. Book weight approx. 725g. 
Price: 41.36 AUD
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THE CANALS OF ENGLAND, Mare, Eric De
18 Mare, Eric De THE CANALS OF ENGLAND
Gloucester, United Kingdom Alan Sutton 1987 0862994187 / 9780862994181 Reprint Softcover Very Good + 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
124pp., numerous b/white halftone illustrations, prints, line-drawings, maps, throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Light foxing to endpapers, otherwise leaves clean. Pictorially-illustrated card wrapper minimally edgeworn and scuffed, mild foxing to inside front and rear covers. First published in 1950, this 1987 reprint includes a new introduction written by the author, who explored, in his own boat, 600 miles of English canals from London to Llangollen and back, "recording with his camera the little-known life, landscape and buildings of a lost world that lies in the heart of the English countryside . . ." Supported by old prints from the author's collection, the text explains the construction of canals and how they work; their history over 200 years, modern conditions and future possibilities. Includes a short Chronology, Bibliography, Map of the English canal system, and Index. Book weight approx. 420g. 
Price: 17.03 AUD
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DREAMERS, DOERS AND DAREDEVILS : Celebrating 100 Years of Aviation, Marshall, David and Harris, Bruce
19 Marshall, David and Harris, Bruce DREAMERS, DOERS AND DAREDEVILS : Celebrating 100 Years of Aviation
Rowville, VIC, Australia Five Mile Press 2003 1741240174 / 9781741240177 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo [Oblong/Landscape format) 
232pp., oblong (landscape) format. Illustrated throughout: colour-art (David Marshall), plus monochrome halftone plates. Book clean. Spine firm. Gloss, art-illustrated (David Marshall) boards nominally bumped only. Text-block unmarked. Art-illustrated (as boards), loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly edgeworn, with a short, closed tear. " . . . tells the story of the amazing people behind aviation's greatest moments. These men and women - aviators, navigators, fighter pilots, designers, engineers and test pilots - explored the frontiers of flight with foresight, courage and remarkable creativity . . . " Contents include: Prelims., Introduction, The Dreamers, The Doers, The Daredevils, Aircraft Specifications, Index, more. Book weight approx. 1.6 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote. 
Price: 32.79 AUD
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THE NZR GARRATT STORY, McClare, E.J.
20 McClare, E.J. THE NZR GARRATT STORY
Wellington, New Zealand The New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society Inc. 1978 0908573057 / 9780908573059 First Edition Hardcover and Dustjacket Very Good + Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
100pp., illustrated throughout: b/white halftone plates (archival, author's collection, private sources), plus schematic line-drawings (including several fold-outs). Book clean and square. Spine firm, lightly bumped on head and heel. Plain blue boards nominally bumped on upper foredge corner, else undamaged. Fold-out foredge indentations throughout textblock, else leaves unmarked. Mildly edgeworn, loose-plastic protected dustjacket slightly marked on rear panel, else very good. The history of Garratt locomotives in New Zealand, from the original three that were introduced in the North Island . . . Contents include: Prelims., Acks., Foreword, Introduction, 9 chapters, Appendix, Bibliography, Index. Book weight approx. 460g. 
Price: 42.30 AUD
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