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A Turn at the Wheel - Stirling Moss and signed by him
A Turn at the Wheel - Stirling Moss and signed by him
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Fair
First edition 1961
Published by William Kimber, London
The years covered by this book, 1957-1960, will have their special place in history as the period in which British racing cars and their drivers achieved complete dominance over their foreign rivals.
239pp with black and white plates.
# 20187sC12

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Price: 85.00 / $127.50


Stirling Moss - Robert Raymond - Signed by Stirling Moss
Stirling Moss - Robert Raymond - Signed by Stirling Moss
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
First edition 1953
Published by Motor Racing Publications, London
The rise to fame of the 23 year old driver who, in 1952 won his third successive Gold Star, awarded by the British Racing Drivers' Club to the Champion Driver of Great Britain.
195pp plus index with black and white plates.
# 20188sC12

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Price: 75.00 / $112.50


A View of the Silver Coin and Coinage of Great Britain from the year 1662 to 1827 - George Marshall
A View of the Silver Coin and Coinage of Great Britain from the year 1662 to 1827 - George Marshall
Condition Good Plus
Published by John Hearne, London 1838
Containing an account of every denomination of coin and specifying every kind of type, legend, and date of each variety. Also an account of the silver coins struck in Scotland from the year 1662 to the Union of the two Kingdoms in 1707. Description also of those pieces struck as patterns.
A collectors guide of the period of 160 numbered pages bound with interleaving pages for notes.
Sometime in the possesion of H.Cotton who has made copious notes in a good hand of the period. His opening note states, Marshall here describes rather more than 900 pieces: Viz. English 794, Scottish 78, Patterns 30, of these I have at present about 450.
# 19902

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Price: 120.00 / $180.00


Tench - Len Head
Tench - Len Head
Condition Very Good
Published by The Crowood Press, Marlborough, Wilts 1986
ISBN 0946284725
All aspects of Tench fishing are investigated together also with much information on the species.
207pp illustrated in colour and black and white.
# 18605

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Price: 14.00 / $21.00


Field Sports in India 1800-1947 - Major-General J.G.Elliott
Field Sports in India 1800-1947 - Major-General J.G.Elliott
Condition Very Good
Published by Gentry Books, London 1973
ISBN 0856140236
The life of the British in India was cruelly dismissed by Vanity Fair as 'duty and red tape, picnics and adultery'. However the author demonstrates that for many men - and for some notable women too - it was through sport that they sought relaxation and relief from the routine of their working life.
223pp illustrated in black and white.
# 18676s100

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Price: 14.00 / $21.00


Hunters Moon  - Leonard M.H.Handley
Hunters Moon - Leonard M.H.Handley
Condition Good Plus
Published by Macmillan, London 1933
A book about big game hunting in the jungles of the Far East where the author has striven to depart from the normal account of slaughter, paraphernalia and methods to lyrically describe the vast green silences where he maintains only man is vile.
267pp0 with black and white plates.
# 18725s97

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Price: 80.00 / $120.00


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