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1 The Moving Spirit: How the Motor Car Grew Up
Motor Racing Publications Ltd Fitzroy Square, London 1955 First Edition Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
Delightful 1950s picture book. From the film, The Moving Spirit. There are some marks and slight bowing to the boards. Previous owner has written their name on the front pastedown - R. Parker-Bowles. Price clipped title page. Some foxing to the endpapers. Other pages are all clean and free from handling marks or creasing. Painting competition page at the back of the book is also clean and unmarked. 305435 
Price: 6.00 GBP

 
10 The Ladybird Book of Flags (Ladybird Book, Series 584)
Carey, David ; with illustrations by J. H. Wingfield Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1968 0721402143 / 9780721402147 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. A later printing from c. 1972. Matt pictorial boards. Printed ISBN and price of 15p on the back cover. Tally number of over 300 Ladybird titles available mentioned on the back cover. Flags is the last of 4 titles listed on the back cover, although it is listed as no. 5 and the first one listed is no. 2 which is Motor Cars. Minor bumps to spine ends and lightly rubbed corners. 51pp. 103604 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
2 Vintage Motor Cars (Shire Classics)
Boddy, Bill Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2008 0852637764 / 9780852637760 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307909 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
11 The Story of the Motor Car, A Ladybird 'Achievements' Book (Ladybird Book, Series 601)
Carey, David ; with illustrations by Robert Ayton Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1962 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. Not a first edition; this copy is a later printing from c. 1967. There is a slight bend in the front board. Light rubs to the spine ends. There is a pale sparkly gold mark to the back cover (a light brush of gold paint? It is pale but may show up in photos so see photos attached to the listing). The binding is firm. Clean and tight inside. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed price inside of 2/6 with printed crossed out mark and printed Ladybird stamp of revised price 15p next to it. Tally of over 150 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover. The last title in the series listed on the back cover is No .9 Exploring Space. 51pp. 105276 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
3 Vintage Motor Cars (Shire Classics)
Boddy, Bill Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2008 0852637764 / 9780852637760 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307910 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
12 The Story of Cars (Blackwell's Learning Library, No. 91)
Cockett, Mary ; illustrations by Robert Hodgson Basil Blackwell Oxford 1976 063113400x / 9780631134008 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Similar style to a Ladybird book. Excellent, unmarked condition. No names, inscriptions or other marks. 60pp. 037994 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
4 Vintage Motor Cars (Shire Classics)
Boddy, Bill Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2008 0852637764 / 9780852637760 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307898 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
13 All Kinds of Cars
Johanson, Carl Flying Eye Books London 2016 1911171011 / 9781911171010 First UK Edition Hardcover New No Jacket Book Folio - over 12 - 15" tall 
New hardback. Illustrated children's picture book. From fire engines, tractors, and snowploughs to sausage cars, galactic buses, and guitar cars, this zany catalogue of transportation is a wonderful mix of existing and imaginary. Can you determine fantasy from reality? Illustrator Carl Johanson takes us on a wild and wacky ride through the world of transport in this beautifully designed book. RRP. 12.99. 37pp. 305320 
Price: 11.69 GBP

 
 
5 Vintage Motor Cars (Shire Classics)
Boddy, Bill Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2008 0852637764 / 9780852637760 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307899 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
14 The Ladybird Book of British Railway Locomotives (A Ladybird Book, Series 584)
Joiner, D. L. ; illustrated from photographs courtesy of British Railways Wills & Hepworth Ltd. Loughborough 1958 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Early printing but not a first edition. Buff boards with line illustration and titles in green to the front board and spine. Boards are clean; slightly darkened at the spine. Blue openwing ladybird endpapers. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. Pages are clean. pp. 51. Some foxing to the outer closed textblock page edges and to the edges of the dust jacket. The dust jacket is also lightly rubbed at the spine and edges and has a c. 1cm tear at the top of the spine. Front flap not price clipped. Two titles listed on the rear dust jacket flap - this one and Motor Cars. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 308774 
Price: 7.00 GBP

 
 
6 Vintage Motor Cars (Shire Classics)
Boddy, Bill Shire Library | Shire Publications Ltd 2008 0852637764 / 9780852637760 Soft cover New Book 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall 
New paperback. RRP 4.99. pp. 32. Illustrated throughout in black and white. 307900 
Price: 4.99 GBP

 
15 About a Motor Car (A Puffin Picture Book, No. 38)
Ladyman, Phyllis Puffin | Penguin Books 1946 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Date of publication not stated but this is a first edition of c. 1946. Slim unpaginated stapled booklet. In very good, clean condition. Just a few foxing spots to the top edge of the front cover and first four pages. Staples are rusted at the centrefold but have not corroded surrounding paper. Price inside the front cover, on a paper onlay, of one shilling. List of titles from no. 4 to no. 39. A super copy of this first edition. 105773 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
7 The Modern Car Easy Guide
By the staff of The Motor Temple Press Limited London 1959 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Good Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Original red boards. Corners of the front boards slightly bumped. Slightly faded top edge of the front board. Previous owner's signature inside on the front pastedown and title page. Binding firm and tight. The dust jacket is rubbed and chipped at the edges, discoloured and has some marks and foxing. DJ not price clipped. pp. vii, 318. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and protects the jacket against wear. 104310 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
16 Daimler Century: The full history of Britain's oldest car maker
Montagu, Lord ; Burgess-Wise, David ; with a foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh Patrick Stephens Limited | Haynes 1995 1852604948 / 9781852604943 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Hardback, without dust jacket. A personalised copy with the previous owner's name gilt stamped on the front board. Blue cloth boards. In excellent, near fine condition. Clean, tight and unmarked. pp. 304. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 307375 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
 
8 The Motor Car: 'How it Works' (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David Wills & Hepworth Ltd Loughborough 1965 Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Matt pictorial boards. First published in 1965; this copy is not a first edition but is a very early printing from c. 1966. A really nice, clean and tight copy. Near fine condition. Binding firm and pages bright. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. No handling creases to pages. Printed price of 2/6 inside. Tally of over 180 available Ladybird titles mentioned on the back cover (I believe the first edition had a tally of 150). No other titles listed on the back. 105272 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
17 Men and Machines: A History of D. Napier & Son, Engineers, Ltd 1808-1958
Wilson, Charles ; Reader, William Weidenfeld and Nicolson Cork Street, London 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 4to - over 9 - 12" tall 
Pictorial boards. Lacks dust jacket. The boards are a little rubbed at the spine edges, faded spine and there is a very pale stain to the top edge of the spine. Bright and clean inside; no names or inscriptions, free from foxing. Pages clean and bright. pp. xi, 187. 104998 
Price: 12.00 GBP

 
 
9 The Motor Car: 'How it Works' (A Ladybird Book, Series 654)
Carey, David Ladybird Books Loughborough 1971 Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. Revised edition; original edition was first published in 1965 and the revised edition was first published in 1971. This looks like a c. 1972 edition but then has a printed price of 30p on the back cover which indicates later than 1972. A tiny brown mark to the front cover. Very slight rubs to the head of the spine and a bump to the base of the spine. The binding is firm and tight. In excellent condition inside - no previous owner's names or inscription; no handling creases to pages; pages are fresh and bright. pp. 52. Printed 10-digit ISBN number and price of 30p on the back cover. No tally. The last title listed on the back is The Telephone. 307281 
Price: 8.00 GBP

     



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