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A century of cars

By: Schnetler, Fred

Price: $66.50

Publisher: Tafelberg, 1997

Edition: First Edition


163 pages (complete). A most pleasing copy. The illustrated laminated boards are healthy and smart. The contents are most agreeable. They are bright, fresh, very clean and confident, clear and companionable, diligent and amenable. fk View more info

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Aston Martin : The Story of a Sports Car

By: Coram, Dudley (compiler) ; Hunter, Inman ; Ellis, F E

Price: $55.10

Publisher: Motor Racing Publications Ltd., London, 1957

Edition: First Edition


343 pages plus appendices and index (complete). A steady, sound copy. The red covers are worn, marked, but they are also healthy and burnished. The book is comprised of two books: Book One (1921 to 1940); Book Two (1946 to 1957). The contents are mildly dusted with age. However, they are also clean, clear, companionable, very certain and generous, congenial. fk View more info

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Cars of the World - Slipcased four volumes

By: Scheel, J D

Price: $8.55

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1963


Four parts slipcased. These editions were exclusively sold through Mobil Service Stations in South Africa. The slipcase is worn and scuffed all about. It is secure and competent. The books are contented, clean, clear, genial and congenial. fk View more info

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Cars: Freedom, Style, Sex, Power, Motion, Colour, Everything

By: Bayley, Stephen

Price: $24.70

Publisher: Conran Octopus, 2008

Edition: First Edition


384 pages (complete). Heavily illustrated. A most pleasing, luxe copy. Velvet covering, silver stamped titling. The book is housed in a half-slipcase (as intended). This is sturdy, a little scuffed and marked. It is healthy. The boards are most attractive even if a little camp. The contents are in excellent condition. They are bright, tight, very clean and clear, well designed - as if new throughout! Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the bo... View more info

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Ferrari 2012

By: N/A

Price: $31.35

Publisher: Direzione Comunicazione / Communication Division, Museo Ferrari, Maranello, Italy, 2012


172 pages (complete). In Italian and English. A sleek edition. The illustrated matte boards are very sure. They have some very mild scuffing and marking. The contents gleam with health. They are tight, bright, clean, clear - as if new throughout! Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra postage charges may be required. fk View more info

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High Speed - Low Cost: The story of a 140 mph Mini engined world record breaker and how to build it

By: Staniforth, Allan

Price: $72.20

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, London, 1969

Edition: First Edition


144 pages (complete). A contented copy. The black boards are smart. There is some corner wear. The pages are benign. They have very mild age tanning to the edges. The contents are clean, clear, diligent, careful, competent and very certain. fk View more info

Jaguar XJ6, 1968-1972

By: Clarke, R M

Price: $11.40

Publisher: Brooklands Book Distribution,

Edition: First Edition


100 pages (complete). A casually owned copy. The covers have scuffing, wear, creases. They are secure and comfortable. The contents are companionable. The frontispage has been clipped at the top corner. There are rare and occasional annotations. Otherwise, the contents are convivial, matey, clean, clear, certain, diligent, competent. fk View more info

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Racing Car Design

By: Walkerley, Rodney

Price: $20.90

Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1966

Edition: First Edition


The boards are rubbed and edge worn. The spine has faded, but the gold gilt to the spine remains surprisingly bright. The corners are slightly knocked inwards. Despite this, the boards remain strong and whole. Internally, there are stamp markings on the front paste down and end page along with a previous retailer's sticker. The top corners of the pages are a touch creased, but the pages within remain clean and complete. The binding is strong. JV.K View more info

Image for Skoda - Zukunft durch Tradition - Skoda nimmt unbestritten einen bedeutenden und besondren Platz in der Automobilgeschichte ein.  Der Mythos der Marke gründet im Einfallsreichtum, der ingeniösen Kunst und der legendären handwerklichen Begabung der Tscheden, die seit hundert Jahren viel Bemerkenswertes aud die Räder gestellt haben.  Diese Fähigkeiten sind aktuell, lebendig und jung gelieben.

Skoda - Zukunft durch Tradition - Skoda nimmt unbestritten einen bedeutenden und besondren Platz in der Automobilgeschichte ein. Der Mythos der Marke gründet im Einfallsreichtum, der ingeniösen Kunst und der legendären handwerklichen Begabung der Tscheden, die seit hundert Jahren viel Bemerkenswertes aud die Räder gestellt haben. Diese Fähigkeiten sind aktuell, lebendig und jung gelieben.

By: Kiessler, Bernd-Wilfried

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Delius Klasing Verlag, Bielefeld, 1995

Edition: First Edition


157 pages (complete). In German throughout. The matte dustjacket has some scuffing, light wear, light rubbing-marks. It is comfortable and secure. The boards are healthy and neat. The contents are agreeably pleasant. The front and end pages have some light foxing. The contents in general, and by far, are bright, fresh, genial, clean, clear, confident. Please note that due to the weight of the book, should the book need be posted outside of South Africa, extra post... View more info