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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
Body and Interior
Lubrication & Maintenance.
Author: A collector's guide by Chris Harvey
Publisher: Motor Racing Pub., U.K., 1988, 1st reprint, 1st pub. 1981, hardcover oblong 8vo with dj, 128 pages, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, 8 Chapters and Appendix A-C
Condition:Black cloth-bound hardcover with bright gilt title to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, in an unclipped GOOD DUSTJACKET with slight foxing to inside & slight rubbing and edgewear.
Description: For car collectors, who appreciate the role Jags have played in bringing high performance and luxury to a wider motoring public.
Author: Roy Berry From the OSPREY series OSPREY RESTORATION GUIDE #12 in VERY GOOD CONDITION - DO IT YOURSELF
Publisher: Osprey Publishing, London, 1987, hardcover large 8vo, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & line drawings, diagrams, ILLUSTRATIONS, 128pp. including INDEX,
Condition:Crisp hardcover, title to spine, very minor rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in VERY GOOD CONDITION
Description: Steering basics
Assessing steering/front suspension condition
Adjusting and overhauling steering systems
Torsion bar suspension.
Author: Miles Wilkins, a specialist in LOTUS car repair. A practical guide to restoring Paintwork.
Publisher: Osprey Publishing, London, 1984 , hardcover large 8vo, B/W PHOTOGRAPHS & line drawings, diagrams, ILLUSTRATIONS,128 pp. including INDEX,
Condition:Crisp hardcover, title to spine, very minor rubbing to spine & corners, STRAIGHT, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION
Description: A full, practical guide to the care, repair and renovation of classic/veteran/vintage car paintwork..Paint systems and products
Equipment and techniques, Health & Safety, GRP painting ,Trouble-shooting
Painting a self-coloured GRP, Chassis paint.
Author: by SUSAN BURES - consultant industrial archaelogist for the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney with many OLD PHOTOS
Publisher: Kangaroo Press, Sydney, 1987, First Edition, softcover quarto, 160pp., B/W PHOTOGRAPHS throughout, pale apricot eprs, 8 Chapters, Appendices & INDEX.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & front cover, slight fading to spine, slight rubbing to spine & corners, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, with previous owner's name stamp to 2 front endpapers. Many OLD PHOTOS
Description: Tells the story of the Wunderlich company which was part of the very fabric of Australian building industry for much of the last century.
Red terracotta roofing tiles - stamped metal panels for ceilings - cladding and a remarkable variety of products.
Author: William B. Paterson - Questions & Answers for Firemen - Watertenders - Oilers - Electricians - Refrigerating Engineers
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press, Cambridge Maryland, 1961, softcover 8vo, 128 pages, B/W ILLUSTRATIONS, Chapters.
Condition:Illustrated softcover with title to spine & frcvr with photo to frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, no inscriptions, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION.
Description: This book is intended to help those who are studying to be examined for certificates as fireman, oiler, watertender, electrician or refrigerator man.
Author: W. A. FISHER, A.R.T.C., A.M.I.Mech.E. - Principal of Leith Nautical College
Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1947, 1st reprint from 2nd Edition 1941, 1st pub. 1936, hardcover 8vo without dj, 135pp., B/W ILLUSTRATIONS + 3 fold-out plates INDEX
Condition:Pale blue stiffboard hardcover with red to spine & title to spine & frcvr with illustration to frcvr, rubbing to spine, corners & edges, CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITION, 'MORE' written to top title page, spine is loose (all intact).
Description: Covers all aspects of engineering for a ship's officer - steam boilers, whistles, refrigeration, pumps, electrical, electricity etc.
Author: ITN Mars Flight Atlas - Patrick Moore - Bruce Murray and Eric Burgess
Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1988 h/c 4to with dj - Cassell, London, 1990, h/c 4to with dj - Columbia Univ. Press, NY, 1977, First Edition h/c 4to with dj
Condition:Black cloth-bound h/c with title to spine,192pages, 6 Chapters - Black cloth-bound h/c with title to spine, 128pages, 14 Chapters, Black cloth-bound h/c with title to spine, ex-lib copy with approp. stamps. All are STRAIGHT CLEAN & TIGHT in GOOD CONDITIO
Description: 1) An examination of the manned Mars mission
2) Illustrated account of man's exploration of the solar system from 1957-1986 and beyond.
3) Mariner Venus-Mercury flights from 1961 to the 1974 Mariner 10 exploration with high-resolution photos.