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Book Id: 10nft01474

Price: $SOLD

Title: Jaguar XJ6 & Daimler Sovereign Auto Workshop Manual 1968 to 1986 Series 1,2 & 3. 2.8, 3.4 & 4.2 litre Haynes 1990 edition

Author: J H Haynes & Peter G Strausman for the Haines Publishing Group JAGUAR & DAIMLER Owner's Workshop Manual based on stripdown & rebuild.

Publisher: Haynes Pub. Group,1990, 13 chapters, 6 appendixes, index, b/w line drawings, diagrams, figures, b/w photos, detailed text.

Condition:Crisp hardcover with no grease stains, some notes in pen to the title page, slight age-toning to ROBUST pages, in GOOD CONDITION.

Description: A detailed workshop manual for the Jaguar XJ6, XJ & Sovereign and the Daimler Sovereign, Saloon and Coupe, Series 1,2 & #, 2.8, 3.4 and 4.2 litre. Covers long wheelbase and Vanden Plas models. Does not cover XJ-S 3.6, 12 cylinder models or the range intro

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Book Id: 10nft01423

Price: $Not for Sale

Title: International Motor Racing Book No. 2 Edited by Phil Drackett HULME, HILL, McLaren, AMON,COOPER, BODDY, Dan Guerney 1968

Author: edited by Phil Drackett with HULME, McLaren, HILL, AMON, COOPER, BODDY, GREGORY, and many more of the 1967 STARS...

Publisher: Souvenir Press, London, 1968, 144pp., 21 sections, b/w photos, MOTOR RACING for

Condition:Crisp red cloth-bound hardcover small quarto, no inscriptions, dymock's vintage sticker to frenpr., TIGHT, WHITE & CLEAN in VERY GOOD CONDITION in a GOOD DUSTJACKET which has been clipped.

Description: The full, dramatic flavour of the Grand Prix Circuit in 1967 is told by the drivers in their own words.

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Book Id: 10nft01374

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Title: History of the HOLDEN CAR Australia's Own by Shane Birney 1988 COLOUR PHOTOS MOTOR HERITAGE AUTO HISTORY

Author: Shane Birney with the co-operation of General Motor's Holden in Australia.

Publisher: Golden Press, Sydney, 1988 printing, 9 chapters, 160 pp., colour & black & white photos, index.

Condition:Crisp photo-illustrated hardcover with title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, TIGHT & CLEAN in GOOD CONDITION with a small bump at crown of spine.

Description: A complete history of the HOLDEN motor car, from its early beginnings by James A Holden in 1856, through to the Holden & Frost period, and finally to the "amalgamation" with General Motors of the USA. With photos of every model & style.

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Book Id: 10nft01216

Price: $SOLD


Author: W H Thorn FIRST and SECOND CLASS ENGINEERS Hand Book for Examinations to the U.K. Board of Trade, 1900 - 17th Edition, revised & enlarged

Publisher: Thomas Reed, London, 1900, 17th edition, hardcover quarto without dj, 700+pp. (incl. catalogue & advertisments),4 parts, multiple chapters, b/w photos, line drawings

Condition:Handsome red cloth-bound hardcover boards with very worn gilt title to worn spine, bright gilt to cover with Engine motif in gilt & title (see scan) CLEAN in GOOD MINUS CONDITION with no inscriptions, with chips,bumps and edgewear to the cover.Loose Plans

Description: Loose Plans include Nos. (1-3 bound) 4,5,6,7,8,9,14,15,16,18,19,20,24, 25,27,29,30,31,32,33,34,35 of 37 in total published. All present are intact with some mild closed tears and edgewear This book is intact and the pages are clean and crisp, the spare

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Book Id: 10nft01179

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Title: SERVICE & REPAIR MANUAL SUBARU 2WD & 4WD 1979 -1994 SEDAN, WAGON, COUPE October 1979-1994 UTILITY 1982-1994

Author: by Gregory's Automotive No. 501

Publisher: Gregory's Automotive Products , Sydney, Fourth Edition, published 2000, cardcover quarto without dj, 300pp., 20 chapters b/w photos, line drawings, detailed index

Condition:Crisp card-bound cover boards with bright title to spine & front cover, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION with a few very minor marks and rubbing.

Description: Detailed photographs and line drawings Step-by-step procedures Maintenance Overhaul Testing Adjustment A Comprehensive and detailed car manual for the Subaru

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Book Id: 10nft01162

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Title: MITSUBISH MAGNA Model: TM Series Sedan, GLX, SE. Elite 2.6 Litre Gregory's Auto Manual Service & Repair No.235

Author: Gregory's Automotive Manual for Mitsubishi Magna 1985 - 1987

Publisher: Gregory's Scientific Productions, Sydney, 1995, tenth reprinted edition, Hardcover large 4to without dj,B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 242pp. including INDEX,

Condition:Crisp card-bound hardcover , bright title to spine, STRAIGHT,CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with minimal rubbing and edgewear, no grease-stains and mild age-toning to the first and last of the ROBUST pages

Description: The always-reliable Gregory's Service and Repair Manual for the TM Series Mitsubishi Magna

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Book Id: 10nft01160

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Title: DATSUN 160B and 180B Gregory's Automotive Manual - Service & Repair No. 110 - : 610 series Sedan, Wagon 1972 - 1977

Author: Gregory's Automotive

Publisher: Gregory's Scientific Pub. Sydney, 1988, revised edition, , hardcover large 4to without dj, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 247pp. including INDEX,

Condition:Bound hardcover, crisp title to spine and frontcover which has slight age-toning, STRAIGHT,CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with rubbing and edgewear, no grease-stains and mild age-toning to the first and last of the ROBUST pages

Description: A complete guide to the service and repair of the DATSUN 180B and 160B from the 610 series production, 1972 to 1977

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Book Id: 10nft01159

Price: $24.40

Title: Automotive Service Manual Volkswagen : Rabbit - Sirocco 1975/1976/1977/1978/1979 Gasoline Models

Author: by Robert Bentley of Massachusetts, USA Imported by Motor Books, 233 Military Rd., Cremorne, NSW, Australia

Publisher: Robert Bentley Publishers, Cambridge, Massechusetts, 1994 printing , large softcover large 4to without dj, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & ILLUSTRATIONS, 10 sections

Condition:Crisp thick card-bound hardcover, bright title to spine, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with mild rubbing and edgewear, no inscriptions and no grease-marks. Protected in an adhesive plastic cover.

Description: Brakes & Wheels Suspension & Steering Fuel & Exhaust Systems Engine & Clutch Electrical systems Manual Transmission Automatic transmission Body and Interior Lubrication & Maintenance.

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