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Image for A Record of Two Centuries: Being a Short History of the House of Merryweather & Sons, of Long Acre & Greenwich, 1690 - 1901

A Record of Two Centuries: Being a Short History of the House of Merryweather & Sons, of Long Acre & Greenwich, 1690 - 1901

By: Anon

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Merritt & Hatcher Ltd: 1901

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021167


85pp, frontispiece photograph. Red cloth boards, blind-stamped decoration, gilt titling to front and spine, mottling/fading to boards, general light ageing, a few marks, overall a Good copy of a scarce title. Merryweather were manufacturers of fire engines and related equipment. View more info

Image for Cummins Operation and Maintenance Manual C Series Diesel Engines. Models 6C8.3; 6CT8.3; 6CTA8.3. Bulletin No. 3810248-03

Cummins Operation and Maintenance Manual C Series Diesel Engines. Models 6C8.3; 6CT8.3; 6CTA8.3. Bulletin No. 3810248-03

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: USA, Cummins Engine Company, Inc: 1988

Seller ID: 021533


270pp, drawings and photographs. Landscape format softback, corner crease to 1 page otherwise a VG copy. Printed March 1988. View more info

Image for A Pictorial History of BRS (British Road Services): 35 Years of Trucking

A Pictorial History of BRS (British Road Services): 35 Years of Trucking

By: Baldwin, Nick

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Frederick Warne & Co: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021922


128pp, index, captioned photograpsh throughout including 16pp in colour, pictorial endpapers, Blue boards, minor corner bumps, light ageing, a VG copy in (slight spine fading) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Illustrated History of Dennis Buses and Trucks (F622)

The Illustrated History of Dennis Buses and Trucks (F622)

By: Baldwin, Nick

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Yeovil, G T Foulis & Co Ltd: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021936


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy in dustwrapper. View more info

The Ambulance: The Story of Emergency Transportation of Sick and Wounded Through the Centuries

By: Barkley, Katherine Traver

Price: £12.00

Publisher: New York, Load N Go Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 021971


208pp, bibliography, over 150 illustrations. Card covers, light reading wear, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Steam in the Veins: Being an Account of Memories of the Boughton Family Business and Related Happenings in the Chiltern Hills

Steam in the Veins: Being an Account of Memories of the Boughton Family Business and Related Happenings in the Chiltern Hills

By: Boughton, John Henry

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Buckinghamshire, John Boughton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 019114


iii + 121pp, index, black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, slight foxing, creasing/rubbing to covers, small label glue mark to front, contents VG. Signed by author on title page. Fascinating collection of photographs, many featuring traction engines. View more info

Image for Bedford to Berlin and Beyond: QL - The Forces' Favourite 4x4

Bedford to Berlin and Beyond: QL - The Forces' Favourite 4x4

By: Coates, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Croydon, The Fitzjames Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021906


120pp, drawings, 5 appendices including a Modellers' Portfolio, black and white photographs throughout. Pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG copy. An excellent reference for the military modeller. View more info

Image for Military Vehicle Pamphlet Number 5: Bedford QL.

Military Vehicle Pamphlet Number 5: Bedford QL.

By: Conniford, Mike

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Reading, Inkpen Art Productions: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021923


17pp, drawings, black and white photographs, specification. Softback, a few marks to rear cover, light ageing, a VG copy. Excellent reference for the military modeller. View more info

Image for Trucks in Camera: Foden

Trucks in Camera: Foden

By: Cornwell, E.L.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Surrey, Ian Allan Ltd.: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021917


96pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Black boards, very slight edge bumps, light ageing, overall a VG copy in (slight edge rubbing) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for 64 Transport Series No.12: Fire Engines of the United Kingdom

64 Transport Series No.12: Fire Engines of the United Kingdom

By: Creighton, John

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Essex, Ian Henry Publications Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021959


62pp, black and white photographs throughout. Large format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Includes sections on applaince maufacturers, including Austin, Bedford, Commer, Dennis, Dodge, ERF, Ford, Land Rover Range Rover, Leyland, Reynolds Boughton, Shelvore & Drewry, Stonefield. View more info

Image for British Trucks at Work In the Sixties (1960s) : A Pictorial View of Road Haulage

British Trucks at Work In the Sixties (1960s) : A Pictorial View of Road Haulage

By: Davies, Peter

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Somerset, Roundoak Publishing: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021919


128pp, index, photographs throughout, most in colour. Red boards, light ageing only, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Contents arranged by region and includes a typical selection of trucks of the period. View more info

The Rigid Eight: A Brief Pictorial History 1934 - 1984

By: Davies, Peter J

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Bedford, Peter J Davies:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022003


22pp, narrative plus photographs in colour and black and white. Softback, slight edge rubbing, a VG copy. Undated circa 1984. View more info

Image for Commercial Vehicles Archive Series: Leyland Comet

Commercial Vehicles Archive Series: Leyland Comet

By: Edge, Graham

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Gingerfold Publications: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021912


72pp, 2 appendices, black and white photographs. Softback, slight shadow to rear from label removal, overall a VG copy. Detailed monograph on the design and development of the Comet, including commercial vehicle and passenger vehicle derivatives. View more info

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Donkey Driving

By: Ellis, Vivian / Ellis, Richard / Claxton, Joy

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, J.A.Allen & Co Ltd: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021669


115pp, 78 drawings. Landscape format softback, general light ageing, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Hoog-Gaat-Ie: Een Fotoboek Van De Tilburgse Kermis (Book of the Tilburg Fair)

Hoog-Gaat-Ie: Een Fotoboek Van De Tilburgse Kermis (Book of the Tilburg Fair)

By: Ernest Potters (Fotografie/Photographer) / Paul Spapens & Lauran Wijffels (Redactie/Editors)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Pabo Print: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: R24757


144pp, illustrated throughout with colour and b+w photographs. Blue boards, no dustwrapper probably as issued, owners signature and date to front endpaper otherwise VG clean tight copy. Dutch text. View more info

Image for The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

By: Guy, Anthony E.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Haynes / Foulis: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017309


128pp, captioned photographs throughout plus narrative. Pictorial laminated boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

The Illustrated History of Guy Trucks & Buses

By: Guy, Anthony E.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Yeovil, Haynes / Foulis: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021333


128pp, captioned photographs throughout plus narrative. Pictorial laminated boards, a VG clean tight copy in (rub/slight surface loss to spine base, which is internally reinforced) dustwrapper. View more info

In the Time of War or Crisis: The Green Goddess Story

By: Hand, Graham Russell

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sheffield, Graham R Hand: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021998


82pp, 2 appendices, drawings, 4pp colour photographs. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Ford: Trucks and Transport Since 1945

By: Ingram, Arthur

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Motor Racing Publications Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021985


128pp, appendices, over 200 black and white photographs. Blue boards, slight ageing, overall a VG copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Preserved Lorries

Preserved Lorries

By: Jenkinson, Keith A.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019127


352pp, index, over 350 different types of lorries, vans and fire engines are decribed with technical details and other relevant information, and in many cases, are illustrated too. Mauve boards, corner crease to 1 page, light ageing only, a VG clean tight copy in a price-clipped dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Big Trucks

Big Trucks

By: Johnson, Malcolm B (Preface) / Truckin' Life Magazine

Price: £60.00

Publisher: Australia, Savvas Publishing: 1984

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016496


272pp, illustrated with colour photographs. Pictorial boards, a VG clean tight copy in dustwrapper. Originally published in 2 separate volumes.The story of Australia's big truck and the men and women who drive them. Very heavy book, UK at standard rate, extra shipping may be required to non-UK address. View more info

Image for The Foden Story: From Farm Machinery to Diesel Trucks

The Foden Story: From Farm Machinery to Diesel Trucks

By: Kennett, Pat

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021925


183pp, index, appendix, black and white photographs and illustrations, pictorial endpapers. Red boards, light ageing, a VG copy in (price-clipped with PSL 'cheap edition' label to front flyleaf) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Classic and Vintage Commercials on Bedford

Classic and Vintage Commercials on Bedford

By: Larkin, Nick (Editor, Classic & Vintage Commercials Magazine)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kent, Kelsey Publishing Ltd: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017177


112pp, colour photographs and articlers throughout. Large softback, a VG clean tight copy. Articles include:- Daily Use 1950 MST; Keeping a Bedford Alive; Green Goddess Rides Again; Bedford at Work; Bedford MSZ Restored; S Class; TK Tipper Restored; 1950 Bedford OLBC; Bedford Gathering. Scarce. View more info

A Nostalgia Road Special: Durham County Ambulance. Fifty Years of Service (The Illustrated History of British Motoring)

By: Leonard, Mike

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cumbria, Trans-Pennine Publishing Ltd: 1999

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021978


60pp, photographs throughout, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Signed by the author to verso of front cover, this is No. 287/999. View more info

Image for International TracTracttors Photo Archive: Photographs from the McCormick-International Harvester Company Collection

International TracTracttors Photo Archive: Photographs from the McCormick-International Harvester Company Collection

By: Letourneau, PA (Editor)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Iconografix: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021393


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout.Landscape format softback, slight edge rubbing and reading creasing, overall a VG copy. View more info

Image for Images of England: Gloucestershire Goods and Service Vehicles

Images of England: Gloucestershire Goods and Service Vehicles

By: Martin, Colin (Compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021914


128pp, standard format of captioned black and white photographs throughout. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Images of England: Gloucestershire Goods and Service Vehicles

Images of England: Gloucestershire Goods and Service Vehicles

By: Martin, Colin (Compiler)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Stroud, Tempus Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021915


128pp, standard format of captioned black and white photographs throughout. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Fire Appliances of Lancashire County Fire Brigade 1948 to 1974

By: Murray, John / Spicer, David (Compilers)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Gloucester, The Fire Brigade Society: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021988


44pp, black and white photographs. Landscape format softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Beads of Emerald: About Working and Living with Steam Engines

Beads of Emerald: About Working and Living with Steam Engines

By: Nieuwenhuys, Josje

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Josje Nieuwenhuys: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 015427


175pp, illustrated. Light reading wear only, a VG clean tight copy. Signed by the author, with a dedication, on the title page, dated 5th September 2006, Cirencester. View more info

Image for Encyclopaedia of American Steam Traction Engines (Crestline Agricultural Series)

Encyclopaedia of American Steam Traction Engines (Crestline Agricultural Series)

By: Norbeck, Jack / Editing and Design By George H Dammann

Price: £20.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Crestline Publishing: 1976

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 021356


320pp, index, fully illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings throughout. Pictorial boards, small bump to rear, light general wear, some foxing mainly to edges, small mark to front endpaper, bookseller's label to same, owner's details to rear endpaper, 3 ticks against publisher's book list, overall a Good+ copy. Fascinating reference. This is the third revised edition. View more info

Image for Farm Tractor Color History: Threshers: History of the Separator Threshing Machine, Reaper & Harvester (Case, McCormick-Deering, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Harris, Minneapolis & More)

Farm Tractor Color History: Threshers: History of the Separator Threshing Machine, Reaper & Harvester (Case, McCormick-Deering, International Harvester, John Deere, Massey-Harris, Minneapolis & More)

By: Pripps, Robert N.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Motorbooks International: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019101


128pp, index, sources, illustrated throughout with photographs (most colour), drawings and adverts. Softback, light wear only, a VG clean tight copy. View more info

Wreckers And Recovery Vehicles (Olyslager Auto Library)

By: Research By Denis N Miller / Edited By Bart H Vanderveen

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne Ltd: 1979

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 022016


72pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Landscape format hardback, laminated boards, light wear and ageing only, a VG copy. View more info

Wheels of the Royal Air Force: Vehicles of the Fighting Services through Two World Wars

By: Robertson, Bruce

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Patrick Stephens Ltd.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022014


185pp, index, illustrated endpapers, illustrations, black and white photographs. Green boards, slight bumping to spine base, light wear and ageing, a VG copy in dustwrapper. Excellent reference for the military modeller. View more info

Nostalgia Road Volume Three (3): British Fire Engines of the 1950s and 1960s (The Illustrated History of British Motoring)

By: Rowley, Simon

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cumbria, Trans-Pennine Publishing Ltd: 2000

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 021976


52pp, photographs throughout, some in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. Signed by the author to verso of front cover, this is No. 477/1000. View more info

Image for Firefighting in Suffolk : An Illustrated History. Volume 1 - Pre 1948

Firefighting in Suffolk : An Illustrated History. Volume 1 - Pre 1948

By: Saward, Graham

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Suffolk, Graham Saward: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020975


160pp, black and white photographs throughout. Laminated boards, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Trucks in Britain. Mini Series - 1: Fairground Eight Wheelers

By: Slater, Malcolm

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Skipton, Wyvern Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021991


48pp, captioned photographs throughout, colour to covers, black and white otherwise. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Fire Brigades (United Kingdom): Their Constitution, Rights, and Responsibilties

Fire Brigades (United Kingdom): Their Constitution, Rights, and Responsibilties

By: Smith, Hugh Orton

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Hugh Orton Smith: 1907

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 021378


vi + 99pp, index. Red blind-stamped boards, gilt titling, a few rubs, patchy fading to boards, general ageing to contents, a Good copy of an interesting period publication. View more info

Irish Fire Engines

By: Smith, Mike

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gloucester, The Fire Brigade Society: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021980


40pp, black and white photographs. Booklet, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Vintage Funfairs: Amusement Rides, Carousels and Fairground Art

Vintage Funfairs: Amusement Rides, Carousels and Fairground Art

By: Steptoe, Brian

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Berkshire, Jumper Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019098


192pp, index, sources, fully illustrated with 350 colour photographs, illustrated endpapers. Landscape format, red boards, an excellent clean tight copy in (slight edge creasing) dustwrapper. Features merry-go-round and other vintage fairground rides from around the world. Includes English steam fairs and rallies and antique, nostalgic carousels acroos Europe, the USA and Australia. Fairground organs and museums and collections on the topic are also featured. Traditiona... View more info

Image for Modern Military Land Rovers: In Colour, 1971 - 1994

Modern Military Land Rovers: In Colour, 1971 - 1994

By: Taylor, James / Morrison, Bob

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Windrow & Greene Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021935


128pp, colour photographs. Laminated pictorial boards, light wear only, a VG copy. Covers the Series III 88, Lightweight, 109, the 101, the 90, 110, 127 and 130 and the later Defender variants, as well as the Australian 6x6 and Special Operations. View more info

Modern Military Land Rovers: In Colour, 1971 - 1994

By: Taylor, James / Morrison, Bob

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Windrow & Greene Ltd: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021981


128pp, colour photographs. Laminated pictorial boards, a few minor indents to boards, slight colour fading to spine, overall a near VG copy. Covers the Series III 88, Lightweight, 109, the 101, the 90, 110, 127 and 130 and the later Defender variants, as well as the Australian 6x6 and Special Operations. View more info

Post-war London Fire Brigade

By: The Fire Brigade Society

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gloucester, The Fire Brigade Society:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021979


40pp, map, photographs, many in colour. Booklet, minor marks to covers, overall a VG copy. Undated, circa 1986. View more info

British Fire Appliances of the 50s and 60s. A 21st Anniversary Publication

By: The Fire Brigade Society

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Gloucester, The Fire Brigade Society: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021997


36pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Booklet, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

AEC Renown

By: The Oxford Bus Preservation Syndicate

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford Publishing Co.: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022002


36pp, captioned photographs, some in colour, seating plans, fleet lists. Softback, sunning to spine edges, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Trucks in Britain: Royal Mail

By: The Post Office Vehicle Club

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Somerset, Roundoak Publishing: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022015


80pp, black and white photographs plus 8pp in colour. Softback, light wear only, a VG copy. View more info

Image for 75 (Seventy five) Years of AEC (A. E. C.)

75 (Seventy five) Years of AEC (A. E. C.)

By: Townsin, Alan

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Glossop, The Transport Publishing Co: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021960


48pp, black and white photographs throughout, featuring lorries and buses from 1912 to 1987. Large format softback, a VG copy. View more info

Image for A Road Transport Heritage

A Road Transport Heritage

By: Tuck, Bob

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Bob Tuck: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 020924


128pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, small rub/nick to spine head, overall a near VG copy. Personalised gift dedication from the author to Preface page. View more info

Image for The Golden Days of Heavy Haulage

The Golden Days of Heavy Haulage

By: Tuck, Bob

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Somerset, Roundoak Publishing: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020967


96pp, captioned black and white photographs throughout, pictorial endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards, a VG copy. View more info

Image for Kaleidoscope of Bedford & Vauxhall Military Vehicles

Kaleidoscope of Bedford & Vauxhall Military Vehicles

By: Vanderveen, Bart H

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021928


96pp, index, black and white photographs throughout, illustrated endpapers. Black boards, light ageing only a VG copy in a near VG (sunning to spine and upper front corners of both panels) dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Van Ziekenkoets Tot Ziekenwagen (Ambulances in beeld) 1906 - 1945

Van Ziekenkoets Tot Ziekenwagen (Ambulances in beeld) 1906 - 1945

By: Waldeck, Dr KJJ / Gras, Drs Th

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Netherlands, Europese Bibliotheek: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016632


144pp, index, notes, narrative, captioned black and white photographs throughout. Dutch text. Slight bumping to upper corners otherwise a VG clean tight copy in pictorial boards. Scarce. View more info