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The Automobile Club of Ceylon:
The Automobile Club of Ceylon Handbook.

Colombo: The Automobile Club of Ceylon, and printed by The Colombo Apothecaries Co Ltd, n.d. [1931]. Presumed first and only edition thus. 564pp, with photographs, some text illustrations, 74pp of maps in colour, a 50 page gazeteer, 100pp of itineraries, many advertisements, and much other information, some in tables, about sporting districts, roads, motoring in other countries, membership, and 100pp of laws and rules pertaining to driving. Contents clean and unmarked: tiny corner crease to a few of the first pages. Advert bookmark on string. c.6 x 4 ins, in the original binding of blue plasticated cloth titled in black, with rounded corners. Neat ownership name in black to upper board. Firm and bright, with scuffs to surface of lower board, and a few small marks, scuffs and indentations elsewhere. Very nice copy, very uncommon. VG+.

Price: £85.00


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Road Transport Catering and Accommodation Joint Committee: foreword by F. Cousins & Frank Cropper:
Directory of Transport Cafés.

London: Road Transport Catering and Accommodation Joint Committee: September 1948. 5th (revised) edition. 44pp: small (14.4x10cm) stapled booklet with printed thin red card covers. Much handled, some page corners worn or worn away, no loss of text. A few pages have pencilled notes, and an address in ink has been added to the last (blank) page. Covers have some fraying at the spine as well as wear to the corners. Uncommon item. Fair.

Price: £20.00


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Compiled by Eric R. Mountford:
The Barry Railway. Diagrams and photographs of Locomotives, Coaches and Wagons. Series X47.

Oxford: Oakwood Press, 1987. First edition. 80pp, consisting almost entirely of diagrams and photographs. Contents clean and unmarked. Pictorial softcover, fresh and clean, slight sunning to spine, and 3.5cm surface scuff to unprinted area of back cover. Very Good.

Price: £28.00


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B.R. Littlewood, editec by, with M.J. Bullivant:
A brief guide to the Motor Manufacturers of Coventry.

Coventry: Museum of British Road Transport n.d. [c.1990?] Edition not known. 46pp, illustrated in monochrome. Quarto (11.5 x 8.4 ins) booklet with glossy pictorial paper covers. [The 1983 first edition is listed on Copac as having 21pp, so this is presumably a later, enlarged edition.] Contents clean and unmarked. Very faint and minor creasing to covers, and a mark where small price label removed. Clean and bright, nice copy. Very Good.

Price: £20.00


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Hugo Schupke: edited by Edward Bedingfield:
A Journey through Motorcycling Memories.

Sutton Coldfield: Newmark Editions, n.d. [1990s ?] Presumed first and only edition. [vi], 227pp, plus several pages of photographs. Contents very fresh and clean. Spanish bookseller's stamp to front pastedown. In the original binding of mottled red leatherette, spine titled in gilt, bright and sharp, like new. In the protected pictorial dust jacket with a plain spine: clean and fresh, with slight bumps to upper extremities. Near Fine in near fine dust-jacket.

Price: £35.00


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organised by The Railway Division of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers: and sponsored by AEA Technology Rail:
Wheels on Rails - An update: Understanding and Managing the Wheel/Rail Interface.

London: IMechE - Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 23 April 2002. Presumed first and only edition. c.80pp unpaginated A4 sheets of text, diagrams and illustrations bound with transparent covers. Comprising eleven articles: Shakedown Theory and Rolling Contact Fatigue, by Ajay Kapoor; Vehicle Dynamics and the Wheel/Rail Interface, by Jerry Evans and Simon Iwnicki; Site Observations by Brian Whitney; London Underground's Experience at the Wheel/Rail Interface, by Malcolm Dobell; Swiss Railways' Experience with Gauge Corner Cracking and its Management, by Heinz Pfarrer; London Underground's Experience at the Wheel/Rail Interface, by Steven L Clark; Lifecycle Issues, by Bridget Eickhoff; Managing the Rail Head, by David Wright; Managing the Wheel/Rail Interface: Operational Issues in Wheel Life Management, by Charles Watson, Felix Schimid; and Monitoring the Wheel and the Rail by Sylvia Wasserman. All very fresh and clean. Fine.

Price: £60.00


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Richard Willcox:
The Traction Engine Archive.

Stonehouse: The Road Locomotive Society, 2004. First edition. 160pp, with 160 splendid photographs. Landscape quarto in laminated pictorial boards, in 'as new' condition. Fine.

Price: £24.00


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