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This sale was held on 26/03/2019 at 10:00 am

Marque Histories A box of assorted hard-bound books, to include: Jaguar Sportscars by Paul Skilleter, 360pp, 1983 reprint; Lagonda by Davey & May, 497pp, 1983; Frazer Nash by David Thirlby, 206pp, 1976 1st ed, signed by the author; HRG by Ian Dussek, 176pp, 1985 1st ed; The Lea-Francis Story by Barrie Price, 144pp, 1978 1st ed; Alvis by Kenneth Day335pp, 1981 1st ed; and many other good titles, all ...

£50 - £100

Motor Racing A box of assorted hard-bound books, to include: Monaco by Malcolm Folley, 351pp, 2017; Fangio a profile of the driver by Denis Jenkinson; Motor Racing - The Golden Age by John Tennant; The Racing Fifteen-Hundreds 1931 - 1940 by David Venables, 263pp, 1984 1st ed; E.R.A. A Concise History; Magnificent Obsession by Bryan Apps, 208pp; An E.R.A. Album 1973-2010; and other interesting titles, ...

£50 - £100

Austin Seven Eight books, including: Austin Seven Competition History 1922-1938 by Canning Brown, 370pp, 2006 1st ed, with its illustrated slipcase in excellent order. Also, The Austin Severn Source Book by Bryan Purves, 1997 reprint; The Austin Seven Manual by Doug Woodrow, 2009 reprint; and other good titles. (8)

£100 - £150

Motor Racing Biographies including: Lionel Martin by A. B. Demaus; Freddie Dixon by David Mason; Fast Women by John Bullock; Alberto Ascari by Kevin Desmond; Registration No. Parnell by Graham Gauld; Roy Salvadori by Anthony Pritchard; Rosemeyer by Chris Nixon; and other tiles, all in good order with DJs. (Qty)

£50 - £100

Ferrari A good selection of hardback volumes in their dust jackets, all in good condition, and including: Ferrari, by Hans Tanner, Revised 3rd ed. 1968; La Scuderia Ferrari 1929-1939, by Luigi Orsini & Franco Zagari, 1st ed. 1979, Italian text; Ferrari 250GT Competition Cars, by Jess G. Pourret, New ed. 1987; Ferrari - The Grand Prix Cars, by Alan Henry, New 2nd ed. 1989; and Enzo Ferrari - A Life, ...

£50 - £100

Maserati Nine books, to include: Maserati a History by Anthony Pritchard, 1976 1st ed; Maserati 1926-1975 by Richard Crump and Rob de la Rive Box, 1975 1st ed; and, by the same authors, Maserati Road Cars, 226pp, 1979 1st ed; Maserati 250F by A. Pritchard, 220pp, a limited edition of 1500 (not numbered); together with four other titles, all with good DJs. (9)

£100 - £150

Foulis Published Books Full Throttle by Henry Birkin, 133pp, 1943 edition, with a very good DJ; Road Star Hat Trick by Prince Chakrabongse, 183pp, 1944, 2nd ed with a good DJ but with a short tear at the base; Grands Prix 1934-1939 by Walkerley, 108pp, 1950 revision; Wheels at Speed 1935 by Prince Chula, 112pp, 1948 edition with a fair DJ; More Wheelspin by C.A.N. May with a good DJ; and other good ...

£50 - £100

Motor Racing Biographies Eight 8vo hardback volumes with DJs with some fraying and wear, but generally good, and including: Fangio - Racing Driver, by Olivier Merlin, 1st English ed. 1961; Motor Racing Today, by Innes Ireland, 1st ed. 1961; The John Cobb Story, by S. C. H. Davis, n.d. but apparently 1st ed.; On the Staring Grid, by Paul Frere, 1st English ed. 1957; Motoring Entente - The Story of ...

£50 - £100

Motor Racing Eight 8vo hardback volumes with frayed DJs, including 4 published by Foulis, all apparently 1st eds., but not dated: Targa Florio - An authentic history of the famous motor race, by W. F. Bradley; Racing Round the World (1920-1935) by Count Giovanni Lurani; Atalanta - Women as Racing Drivers, by S. C. H. Davis; and Building and Racing my '750', by P. J. Stephens. The other titles, all ...

£50 - £100

The Legendary 2.3 (Alfa Romeo 8C2300) by Simon Moore. Published in 2000, a three-volume set with a comprehensive look at Scuderia Ferrari, the transition to the Alfa Romeo works racing team, the history of 8C2300 motor-cars in detail, and much more. In excellent, almost unread condition.

£150 - £200

The Magnificent Monopostos (Alfa Romeo Grand Prix Cars 1923-1951) by Simon Moore. Published in 2014 by Parkside Publications, a two-volume set with a comprehensive study of the cars, with excellent monochrome photographs. In excellent, almost unread condition.

£150 - £200

The Immortal 2.9 Alfa Romeo 8C2900 by Simon Moore, revised edition 2008, 478pp, monochrome and colour photographs, each chassis discussed and known whereabouts outlined. In excellent, almost unread condition.

£100 - £150

Maserati 1926-2003 (Catalogue Raisonné), edited by Gianni Cancellieri. Antonello Cucchi and Bruno Alfieri. Two volumes 480pp in total, housed in a slipcase. Excellent period and later colour images, Italian text. In very good condition.

£100 - £150

Cisitalia 1945-1965 (Catalogue Raisonné), edited by Nino Balestra and Cesare de Agostini, 280pp, 1991. Excellent period and later colour images, trilingual text. In very good condition retaining its slipcase.

£100 - £150

English Racing Automobiles the History of by David Weguelin, 1980, White Mouse editions. 288 pp, 500 mono illustrations and 75 in colour. The story of ERA, active between 1933 and 1954. Raymond Mays' ambition was to manufacture and campaign a team of single seater racing cars capable of upholding British prestige in European racing. Yellow cloth spine and blue cloth boards with E.R.A. in raised letters ...

£100 - £150

Maserati by Luigi Orsini and Franco Zagari. The complete history from 1926 to 1980. Published 1n 1982 by Libreria dell'Automobile, Milan, 1980, 894pp. English text, providing a comprehensive history of Maserati from 1926 up to the date of the original Italian language book in 1980. Housed in a slipcase. with colour and monochrome photography with technical drawings. DJ and slipcase are in very good ...

£100 - £150

Abath 1949-1986 (Catalogue Raisonné), edited by Giovanni Lurani and Luigi Orsini, 245pp, originally published in 1986, this revised edition dated 1997. Good monochrome pictures, specification lists and technical details, trilingual text. With a good DJ and slipcase.

£100 - £150

OSCA - La Rivincita Dei Maserati by Luigi Orsini and Franco Zagari, 350pp, 1989. A definitive catalogue, with over 300 photographs, Italian text. The first section 'La storia industriale e sportiva' relates the history of the OSCA, the following section is devoted to listing all of the races that the cars participated between 1948 to 1970, most of the vehicles being identified with their race numbers ...

£100 - £150

OM - The Men, The Cars, The Races by Alessandro Silva, 304pp, 2013, excellent monochrome photographs. Also, Squire - The Man, The Cars, The Heritage by Jonathan Wood, 421pp, 2015, a detailed account of the Adrian Squire and his cars. Both books in almost unread condition. (2)

£100 - £150

Mon Ami Mate The bright brief lives of Mike Hawthorn & Peter Collins, by Chris Nixon (unopened new copy sealed in cellophane wrapping); and Mike Hawthorn, Golden Boy. Also, The life and Death of Britain's first World Champion driver, by Tony Bailey and Paul Skilleter, 2009 reprint. Both in excellent condition. Together with two black-and-white photographs of Hawthorn with his Mark II Jaguar, each ...

£100 - £150

Mike Hawthorn, Fangio & Nuvolari 8vo hardback volumes in their dust jackets, comprising: Challenge Me The Race (7th ed. 1959) and Champion Year - My Battle for the Drivers' World Title (5th ed. May 1960), both by Mike Hawthorn, who also provides the Preface for World Championship, by Gregor Grant, 1st ed. May 1959; Nuvolari - Legendary Champion of International Auto Racing, by Count Giovanni Lurani, ...

£50 - £100

Alfa Romeo A good selection of hardback volumes in good condition, and all with their dust jackets, where called for, including: Alfetta - The Alfa Romeo 158/159 Grand Prix Car, by ed McDonough, signed by the author on the title page, 1st ed. 2005; The 6c 1750 Alfa Romeo, by Luigi Fusi & Roy Slater, 1st ed. 1968; Alfa Romeo - Tutte le Vetture Dal 1910 - all cars from 1910, by Luigi Fusi, signed by ...

£100 - £150

Riley and General Motoring A good selection of mostly hardback titles on the marque, all in good condition, and including: The Golden Age of the Riley Motor Car 1926-1938, by Mark Gillies, 1st USA ed. Limited to 1,000 copies, n.d., in slipcase; Riley Cars 1932-1955, five Brookland Books paperbacks with card covers bound together in navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; ...

£50 - £100

A Good Library Collection to include: Klemantaski Himself, published in 1998, featuring a biography and examples of the photographer's work, 396pp, large format with its card slipcase. Also, A Passion for Speed , the life and times of George Abecassis by David Abecassis, 412pp, 210; 100 Years of the BARC by Gareth Rogers, 168pp, 2011; Goodwood Revival - the first ten years, 303pp; Triumph TR by James ...

£100 - £150

Car Brochures A good collection of assorted brochures for British-manufactured cars, much dating from the 1950s, to include brochures for the Bruetsch 300 Mk 1 and Mopetta; Kieft Racing Cars; Singer Chamois; Standard Vanguard Estate Car; M.G.; Singer Hunter S; Austin Atlantic; Morris; Hillman; Mini; Vauxhall; Alvis; Mini Cooper; Austin Healey Sprite and 3000; Riley; Sunbeam Talbot and Alpine Sports; ...

£100 - £200

Alfa Romeo A large box of assorted, mainly modern, colour brochures, many duplicates, all in good or better condition. (Qty)

£100 - £150

Ferrari A two-fold brochure publicising the Berlinetta Boxer, 365 GT4, 308 GT4 and 308 GTB. Together with a good selection of modern European marques; Skoda, FIAT, B.M.W., Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Fulvia and Lancia. All in good or better condition. (Qty)

£100 - £150

Ford A good selection of modern Press Packs, model profiles, concept cars, brochures, and factory documentation. Together with various scale model Ford vehicles, most in their delivery boxes. All in good, clean condition, an excellent archive of material. (Qty)

£100 - £150

Ford A rare Franklin Mint 1/16th scale model of the 1896 tiller-steered quadricycle Ford. Highly detailed in die-cast metal and plastic with faux-fabric seating and black finish.

£80 - £120

Ford Puma A 1:32 Scale limited edition (506 of 1111) metal model of the 1997 saloon, mounted in a Perspex case. A trade gift given to agencies, retaining its delivery packaging.

£50 - £100

Ford A good collection of various Ford books, plus other titles. (Qty)

£40 - £80

Ford A very large collection of monochrome and colour photographs, to include transparencies. Covering the period between the 1950s and the 1990s, a fine assortment of publicity photographs, original images, copy photographs. About 2000, in good, clean condition.

£100 - £200

Brown Brothers Motor Accessories catalogue for 1927, 572pp with hard cover. Also, Vital to the Life of the Nation, an S.M.M.T. publication 1946; The Complete Motorist by A.B. Filson Young, 1905 6th Edition; and a good selection of Auto-Cycle and Motorcycle handbooks, manuals and reference material. (Qty)

£50 - £100

Automotor Journal Volume 16 from No 565 (4th Nov 1911) to No 573 (30th Dec 1911), bound with covers in one volume. Also, Volume 17 from No 574 (6th Jan 1912) to No 625 (28th Dec 1912), bound with covers in two volumes. Modern bindings in light-brown buckram with gilt titles to the spines. (3)

£600 - £900

The Motor Volume 19 from No 476 (7th Feb 1911) to No 501 (1st August 1911) and Volume 20, from No 502 to No 528 (30th Jan 1912). The two volumes with indexes, but bound without covers, in green publisher's bindings. In good, clean condition. (2)

£300 - £600

The Autocar Volume 25, No 767 (2nd July 1910) to No 793 (31st Dec 1910), Volume 26 No 794 to 818 (24th June 1911) and Volume 26 No 819 (1st July 1911) to No 845 30th Dec 1911). The three volumes with indexes, but bound without covers, in green publisher's and another binding. In good, clean condition. (2)

£300 - £600

Motor Cycling Volume 7 No 169 (4th Feb 1913) to No 182 (6th May 1913) and Volume 8 No 183 to No 194 (29th July 1913). The two volumes with indexes, but bound without covers, in green bindings, with gilt titles and manuscript on the spines. In good, clean condition. (2)

£100 - £200

The Motor Cycle Eight volumes. Volume 9 No 432 (6th July 1911) to No 457 (28th Dec 1911). Then, (1st July 1915) to (29th June 1916) in two volumes; then (4th Jan 1917) to (28th June 1917) in one volume; (3rd Jan 1918) to (26th Dec 1918) in two volumes; Volume 22 (2nd Jan 1919) to (26th June 1919) and (1st July 1920) to (30th Dec 1920). All in blue publisher's bindings with gilt titles, some creasing ...

£250 - £350

The Motor Cycle - 1915 to 1930 A substantial collection of 47 uniformly-bound quarto volumes in royal blue cloth with gilt lettering to the spines, commencing with Volumes 14/15, January to December 1915, bound in one volume, and ending with Volumes 44/45, January to December 1930, bound in four volumes. The weekly issues are nearly all bound with their covers and advertisements, though the covers ...

£1,000 - £1,500

The Motor-Owner A monthly magazine, Volume 2 No 20 (Jan 1921) to Volume 3 No 28 (Sep 1921). Comprising excellent full-page colour advertisements, good editorial and quality production. Bound with colour front covers, in dark blue buckram with gilt titles on the spine. The condition is almost faultless.

£400 - £600

The Edwardian Rolls-Royce by Bryan Goodman and J. Fasal. Dissertation on the early 40/50hp cars, 881pp, 1994 in two volumes with a slipcase, 8¼ x 1¾ inches. Volume 1 with a wide linear photograph folded into rear pocket, Volume 2 with a foldout Alpine Trial advertisement. Superb period monochrome and colour illustrations. Books and slipcase in very good condition.

£50 - £100

Rolls-Royce Fantasia A limited edition (226 of 850) large format (horizontal folio) album depicting the work of the artist, celebrating the exhibition of 24 of his paintings in 1985, together with detailed text, tissue inter-leaves, 124pp, with a brushed velvet slipcase. In good condition.

£50 - £100

Early Motor-Cars 1904 - 1915 Illustrated and described by George Oliver, a horizontal folio with large profile depictions of various veteran period cars. 56pp, published in 1959. Also, Early Motor-Cars - The Vintage Years, (second series) published in 1961, both with good DJs, several tears to the edges. Together with: Great Auto Races by Peter Helck, 266pp, published in 1975; and The Age of Motoring, ...

£50 - £100

Motor Show Catalogues A good selection of the official, square-backed annual catalogues for the Olympia and Earls Court Motor Shows, the earliest being 1931, and continuing intermittently until 1969. Good reference material in good, clean condition. (20)

£100 - £200

The Autocar London Motor Show Numbers, 1948 to 1961 Fourteen quarto hardback volumes in uniform modern dark green cloth bindings with gilt lettering/banding to the spines and with the familiar 'The Autocar' insignia in gilt to the front covers. The issues, bound with their covers/advertisements, are all apparently in excellent, clean and sound condition, with just some page browning through age. Good ...

£100 - £200

The Autocar, Vol. LXXXVIII July to December,1943 to Vol. XCI, July to December,1946. Seven quarto hardback volumes in dark green cloth with gilt lettering to the spines, the issues bound with their covers and advertisements. Page browning through age, and no title pages/indices, but otherwise all appearing to be in sound, clean condition. (7).

£100 - £150

Reference Material A good three-volume set of Modern Motor Repair: 'Dealing with Servicing, Overhauling and Repair Work'. Well-bound in brown cloth with gilt lettering to the spines, re-enforced hinges, an unusually sound set of a profusely illustrated work with nearly 1200 pp. Together with ten hardback copies of The Motor Manuals and Autocar; a good hardback copy of the Michelin Fuhrer Deutschland ...

£50 - £100

Lamborghini - IL Toro Fifteen issues of the Lamborghini Club de France magazine, all in good condition. (15)

£40 - £80


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