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MOTOR RACING:
WILLIAMS RENAULT FORMULA 1 MOTOR RACING BOOK. 1994 glossy large format hardback guide to F1. £2
RACING CARS Doug Nye 1981. small format (7x9in) hardback with significant cars profiled and illustrated. £5
BARRIE GILL'S GRAND PRIX GUIDE. 1977 small softback with good colour illustrations of contemporary and early racing. £2
MURRAY WALKER'S GRAND PRIX YEAR 1987. Softback excellent condition £3
DRIVING FOR SPORT. Martyn Watkins small hardback on circuit racing, rallying, trials etc. etc. £3

GREAT RACING DRIVERS. Doug Nye. 1977. Great illustrated history of the author's choice of the most significant drivers from the 1900s on. Hardback in good condition with d/w. £6

GRAND PRIX DRIVERS, The. 1987. Profiles of every Grand Prix winner since 1950 with authors including Jenks, Nigel Roebuck, Alan Henry, Maurice Hamiltone etc. Good photos from Autocourse £10
FORMULA ONE YOUNG GUNS, The. 2004. Glossy picture book covering Button, Raikkonen, Alonso, Webber, Massa, Schumacher (Ralf ) and Montoya.  A4  hardback.pp. 128 £4
INDIANAPOLIS 500 1965 "Track Facts" Entry list for the '65 race with garage allocations in Gasolene Alley. Mario Andretti is listed as a rookie. Single sheet item. light horizontal fold and a couple of numbers filled in on the qualifying times column.- fill them all in for authenticity and frame it! £8
 
HISTORIES:
THE MOTOR CAR An illustrated History. Gianni Marin. Andrea Mattei English translation by Rodney Walkerley & Lyon Benzimra. Good illustrations. £10
OLD CAR BOOK, The. John Bentley American models 1925-1935 listed and illustrated. £4
MOTOR CAR BOOK, The. 1946-56 Michael Sedgewick.  Good hardback with d/w. illustrated. £5
KEN PURDY'S BOOK OF AUTOMOBILES. Collection of magazine articles on all aspects of motoring and motor racing £8
MOTORCADE A Dictionary of Motoring History. M.A. Hammond. lots of period ads reproduced. damaged d/w but clean inside £3.50
THE MOTOR CAR. AN ILLUSTRATED INTERNATIONAL HISTORY.1979. David Burgess-Wise Large format hardback full of colour illustrations. £5
SHELL BOOK OF ROADS, The.   Large format hardback with famous UK highways described by Geoffrey Grigson and illustrated with David Gentleman paintings 1960s. £7
THE MOTOR INDUSTRY OF GREAT BRITAIN CENTENARY EDITION. Superb miscellany of period ads, articles and historical snippets from 1896-1996. Softcover A4 item pp.248. £4
CONQUEST OF SPACE AND TIME. - THE HIGHWAY. E. Eschieldrop. 1939. hardback history of the motor vehicle. Good section on record breaking. £10
A SHORT HISTORY OF MECHANICAL TRACTION AND TRAVEL. PART 1- ROAD. (parts 1 and 2) 1769 - 1944. R.W. Kidner. hardback history. £8
THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE MOTOR CAR 1769 - 1897. R.W. Kidner. paperback part 1 of volume above. £3
FROM TRACK TO HIGHWAY. 1935 hstory of British roads. Hardback £5
FROM STEAMCARTS TO MINICARS. 1961. Eclectic history of the motor car covering record breaking and racing as well as road car development. Good hardback with d/w. pp. 128 £6
THE CHEQUERED FLAG. 100 Years Of Motor Racing Very enjoyable year-by year history from 1894 onwards. Terrific pictures throughout plus lots of useful (and findable!) reference information. Large hardback with OK d/w. pp.400 £9
 
VETERAN & VINTAGE:
BATSFORD GUIDE TO VETERAN CARS, The.   small encyclopedia-format  book. ex-lib, spine repaired with tape £2
GREAT CARS . New English library 1971 Good colour illustrations of veteran, vintage and classic road and race cars. £4
THE VETERAN MOTOR CAR POCKETBOOK. 1963. Delightful little hardback  with early motorcars profiled and pictured . pp.256 £4
THE VINTAGE MOTOR CAR POCKETBOOK. 1963. Companion volume to above. pp.256 £5
PASSENGER CARS 1905-12 Small format hardback with colour illustrations of 96 cars and brief profiles. pp.162  £2
MOTOR CARS Up to 1930. small paperback with great colour photos. £1
MOTOR TRUCK and AUTOMOBILE MOTORS AND MECHANISMS. 1918. Early technical explanation with lots of cutaway diagrams. Nice hardback pp.238. £9
TRAFFIC DRIVING TECHNIQUE. 1934. Nice hardback with great photos of '30s cars and traffic. pp.131 £5
EUROPEAN CARS 1886 - 1914 Slim hardback with illustrations and descriptions of some early cars, many of them obscure. pp.72 £6
VETERAN AND VINTAGE CARS. Troy Model Club series. Detailed acount of available models of early motor cars. illustrated. pp.62
 
STEAM:
FLOYD CLYMER's Historical Motor Scrapbook STEAM CAR EDITION massive amount of information, period ads and articles. £10
THE MODERN STEAM CAR & ITS BACKGROUND companion volume to above.  £10
OLDTIME STEAM CARS model-by model account with photographs. softback with pages and cuttings from "Light Steam Power" magazine slipped inside £5
STEAM ROAD VEHICLES  1953 Science Museum London publication. Softback £4
 
REFERENCE:
THE ULTIMATE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FORMULA ONE. 1995. Large format hardback, profusley illustrated. £5
WHO'S WHO IN THE MOTOR INDUSTRY Guild of motoring writers' yearbook 2004  £3
WHO'S WHO IN THE MOTOR & COMMERCIAL VEHICLE INDUSTRIES. 'Motor'/ 'Comercial Motor' yearbook 1970/71   £3
HOW TO MAKE MOTOR TRANSPORT PAY 1920 hardback with d/w on commercial vehicle logistics. lots of period ads. £8
THE "MOTOR" REFERENCE YEARBOOK 1959. Facts and statistics on road cars, racing, records etc. 206 page paperback in superb condition. £9
THE CONCISE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FORMULA ONE. 1999. Large format glossy tome. great photos. £3
HAMLYN ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GRANDS PRIX, The. 1988. Hardback with d/w in protective sleeve. £3
MOTOR TRANSPORT LAW. 1949 L.D. Kitchin.hardback with d/w £2
GLASS'S GUIDE TO USED CAR VALUES. January 1939 paperback pocket sized guide "for the trade only". Nice. £5
THE BEST BOOK OF FORMULA ONE FACTS & STATS EVER! Bruce Jones. -No it isn't! but it does have some good driver biogs and odd facts.. £2
MOTOR CAR INDEX 1918 - 1929. Autobooks reprint of 1929 set of tables giving specifications, prices etc. of cars from around the world. Card covers. excellent condition.pp.211 £8
INDIANAPOLIS NEWS 500 MILE RACE RECORD BOOK. Pocket sized softback detailing whta happened to every driver in every race from 1911 to 1991. pp.155 £4
INDIANAPOLIS MEDIA FACT BOOK.  1994 softback giving entrants, driver profiles, stats, history tables etc.  good condition but slightly rubbed/marked cover. £4
BAR HONDA MEDIA GUIDE 2004 Fact book on the Formula one team. Ring bound with card covers. £4
WHO WORKS IN FORMULA 1. 2000 directory of team personnel, sponsors, journalists etc. Thick hardback. pp. 654. £10
FORMULA 1. DRVER BY DRIVER. 1992. Good illustrated account of everyone who started a Grand Prix since 1950. Hardback with excellent d/w. pp.192. £9
 
TECHNICAL. / MANUALS ETC.
ODHAM'S MOTOR MANUAL 1958  General handbook on all aspects of car maintenance, overhaul and repair. Useful handbook for any 40s or 50s car  £4
CASSELL BOOK OF THE HILLMAN MINX 1959. Small hardback format owner's manual £6

CASSELL BOOK OF THE STANDARD TEN (from 1954)  1960. Small hardback format owner's manual £6

THE MOTOR CAR 1765-1914 Anthony Bird Very good on the earliest vehicles, including (my favourite) the Pennington Tri-Car "..the constructional sordidness of which is indescribable"  £10
HILLMAN AVENGER OWNER'S MANUAL from 1970.  1972. P. Olyslager softback A5 sized owner's manual £3
THE BOOK OF THE STANDARD CAR. 1934-1948  8., 9, 10, 12, 14, 16 and 20 models. Pitman Motorist's Library owner's manual. hardback. £6
BOOK OF THE MORRIS EIGHT AND MORRIS MINOR, The.   All Morris 8s and Post War Morris Minors (to 1954) Pitman Motorist's Library owner's manual. softback. £6
MOTORIST'S HOME REPAIR BOOK, The. Bill Hartley. 1961. £2.50
STEERING PROBLEMS. treatises on steering geometry. 1950s. great engraved illustrations. £3.50
PLYMOUTH OWNER'S (and all Chrysler built cars) OWNER'S HANDBOOK. 1955 Floyd Clymer softback in good condition. £8
AUTOMOBILE ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE. A.W. Judge. 1946. Good manual on vintage electrics, inc. magnetos etc. £3
THE MOTOR VEHICLE. 3rd edition. Newton & Steeds 1946. Technical manual on all aspects of motor vehicle design. pp.492 £5.
THE MOTOR VEHICLE. 4th edition. Newton & Steeds 1950. Technical manual on all aspects of motor vehicle design. £5.
THE MOTOR VEHICLE. 6th edition. Newton & Steeds 1958. Technical manual on all aspects of motor vehicle design. £5.
THE MOTOR VEHICLE. 7th edition. Newton & Steeds 1962. Technical manual on all aspects of motor vehicle design. £5.
MECHANICS OF ROAD VEHICLES. Engineering textbook full of practical formulae, principles etc. £2
MOTOR VEHICLE CALCULATIONS AND SCIENCE.  Motor engineering textbook ideal for those building specials etc. and trying vainly to recall odd bits of school physics! £2
MOTOR VEHICLES IN A NUTSHELL.  Simplified handbook of basic principles. Soft covers. pocket sized. £2
PRACTICAL AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING. S. Abbey (ed) 1959. Highly detailed general manual for commercial garage use etc. Hefty tome at 512 pages. £8
PRACTICAL AUTOMOBILE ENGINEERING. S. Abbey (ed) 1965. Fourth edition. Highly detailed general manual for commercial garage use etc. Hefty tome at 512 pages. £8
MOTOR RACING DIRECTORY. 1980. Mike Kettlewell. Detailed reference on UK motorsport and history of F1 etc. £3
AUTOMOBILE EFFICIENCY. Maintaining performance with electrical test equipment. 1951. Good series of diagnostic test using simple amp/volt/ohm meters etc. £2
MOTOR CAR MECHANISM & MANAGEMENT SIMPLIFIED. 1924. General technical explanation. Nice hardback pp.166 £5
BOOK OF THE VAUXHALL VICTOR & VENTORA, The. Handbook/manual for all models up to 1969. Small softback. pp.124. £4
MODERN DIESEL, The.  1933 hardback "review of high speed compression ignition engines. lots of diagrams and photos, plus period ads.. pp.184 £3
SKILFUL DRIVER, The.  1956 driving manual with great photos of '50s cars and traffic. pp.166. £5
 
ROAD CARS/ MISCELLANEOUS:
ALBION MOTORS Ltd. Small booklet giving the history of the company from 1899 to the 50s/60s. £6
MODERN MOTOR CARS 1952 hardback in excellent condition. great illustrations and diagrams. £6
MODERN BUSES AND COACHES 1952 hardback in excellent condition. Companion to above. £5
BERT HARRIS OF THE POLY. A Cycling Legend. 1964 hardback. £5
RECREATION MOTORING. John Marshall. Motoring humour and cartoons. small hardback with d/w. £5
MOTOR CARS P.A. Turner of "The Motor"  1958. "Power and Speed" series for boys. small hardback with d/w £3
MERCEDES. George Bishop.  Large format glossy picture book. excellent condition. £3
THE WHEELS USED TO TALK TO US. Illustrated first hand history of London trams, £5
HOW TO BE A MOTORIST AND STAY HAPPY Humourous articles and cartoons. G. Haines & B. Walker 1967
ALFA ROMEO MUSEO. Museum programme. A4 softcover item with superb pictures of exhibits. pp.32 £4
THE DONINGTON COLLECTION Large format programme of single seater racing cars. Softback. £2
ESSENTIAL BASIC GERMAN MILITARY TERMS Not a motoring book but a nice oddity. Technical phrase book produced in 1944, presumably for D-Day £3
BRITISH CARS 1961 P.D. Matthews Current cars from profiled and illustrated in the manner of a motor show catalogue. small paperback. £2
A SOURCE BOOK OF MOTOR CARS. Colin Munro. Around 140 cars from all eras profiled and illustrated  in small hardback with good d/w. £4
ROYAL SCOTTISH AUTOMOBILE CLUB Official Yearbook 1964. Maps, hotels, period ads etc. £3
THE MOTOR Magazine Dec.23rd 1942 Includes recollections of the Paris Madrid race of 1903. £5
THE MOTOR Magazine Jan 8th 1946.  Includes articles on the demise of Brooklands, Elizabeth Junek's Targa Florio etc.. £5
THE MOTOR Magazine October 18th 1944.  Farina at Tripoli in 1940, Cubic capacity as a taxation class etc. £5
THE AUTOCAR Magazine October 24th 1941.  Article on the possibility of a Geodetically constructed racing car, Police mobile units etc. £5
THE AUTOCAR January 5 1967  Racing Car show guide, New Aston Martin V8 engine, Jensen Interceptor.   January 5 1967. £5
SPORTS CAR ILLUSTRATED DIRECTORY 1959. U.S. Guide to all available sports cars. £6
AUTO SPRINT 11 September 1964. Special on the Monza Grand Prix. Front cover missing. £3
CONTINENTAL COACH TOUR HOLIDAY. Does just what it says on the cover. 1963. pp.224 £2
MOTORIST'S COMPANION ON THE HIGHWAYS OF ENGLAND. 1955 Illustrated guide to the major roads as an aid to planning a motoring holiday. Hardback. pp.174 £5
THE NATIONAL ROAD BOOK. Vol. 1 THE SOUTH EAST OF ENGLAND.  1936. Illustrated gazetteer in beautiful condition (worn dustwrapper) £5
WONDERS OF TRANSPORT. 1930s book on all forms of transport. Hardback. pp.286. £5

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