Motoring Literature, Automobilia & Historic Cycling

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Datum der Auktion: 12.11.2019

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Mercedes-Benz W196. Last of the Silver Arrows by Michael Riedner, 1990 English edition, 313pp; Quick Silver - investigation into the Development of the Grand Prix Racing Cars, a reprint of the 1948 ed, 1996; Racing the Silver Arrows - Mercedes-Benz versus Auto union 1934-1939 by Chris Nixon, 1986

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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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

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Official London Motor Show Catalogues. A full run of annual soft-bound books dating between 1951 and 1969. All in good or better condition, average 450pp each. (19

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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The Bugatti Book by Barry Eaglesfield. A 1st edition copy with an excellent DJ, 1954. The Three-Pointed Star by Scott-Moncrieff, 1955, 1st edition, The Restoration of the Vintage and Thoroughbred Cars, by Wheatley and Morgan, a common book but rare in this condition, 1969 3rd edition, Motoring

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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The Bentleys at Le Mans. A Motor Racing Scrapbook No 5, dated 1948, the spiral binding with two cracks. Also, in the same series, The French Grand Prix No 7, and Jowett Cars 1901 to 1951, a publicity brochure, with a plastic spine, in perfect condition. Together with British Trial Drivers - Their

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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M.G. Literature. A mixed lot of post WWII brochures covering the Midget ZT, ZTT, ZS, USA imports, Metro Press Kit, MGF, Magnette IV. Also, an M.G. poster of 1924/65 models, etcetera. (Qty

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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The Motor. Two volumes of the magazine, Dec 1942 to July 1943, and Feb 1944 to July 1944. Bound in red buckram, both with index, good content. (2

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 40 £ - 60 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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M.G. The Luck of the Game - Again. Being the Story of the 1934 TT Race by Barré Lyndon. 24pp including the cream cover, well-illustrated and packed with information about the International Race, including an almost minute-by-minute, page-by-page bulletin of the event, accompanied by sepia

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 160 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Th. Schneider 2-litre. A circa 1930 Instruction Book for the 12.8hp car. 10pp with a fold-out chassis plan at the rear, engine and lubrication diagrams. Issued by the London concessionaires, possibly after production of the model ceased. With a blue buckram hard cover with gilt titles, good, clean

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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1937 Alvis 4.3-Litre. Dated Dec 1937, a 12pp brochure for the model, with monochrome pictures of component parts, rolling chassis, specifications and prices. The rear pocket with two double-sided styling cards. The front cover is a little rubbed. Also, a 1935, multi-fold brochure for the 'Silver

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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c1935 AC Cars Ltd. A 16pp, large format catalogue with a single page at the rear discussing the success in the 1935 Monte Carlo. Describing, with specifications and with pastel sketches by Harold Connolly, the 16/60 Greyhound; 16/70 Ace DHC; 16/80 Ace Competition Sports, together with optional

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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1937 Delage Landscape-Style Brochure. 16pp, with delightful well-defined three-colour drawings by Gollory, including component parts and body-styles. French text dated September 1936, Original staples intact, the cream cover edges a little sun-stained, otherwise good

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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1935 Frazer-Nash B.M.W. A brochure discussing and illustrating the Type 34 and Type 45 models, enhanced with road-test reports by John Prioleau. 16pp and a blue card cover, with photographs of the 'Foursome Coupé', 'Pillarless-Saloon', 'Cabriolet-Saloon', 'Drop-head Cabriolet' and 'Four-Seater

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Art Collection Auto - Bugatti Type 35. Comprising the documentation which once accompanied a one-eighth scale model Bugatti Type 35. There are ten sheets, each measuring 32 x 45cm, and including several colour photographs of the complete model, a monochrome period photograph, three pages of text

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Visions of Speed: The Art of R. A. Nockolds. Eleven Artist's Proofs of Roy Nockolds' work prepared for a Private Edition of only 250 printed (850 copies planned), of an album published by Thackwell & Company, in 1999. The images were produced from the original glass plates on which Nockolds recorded

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 120 £ - 180 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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M.G. Two-Litre (SA). Instruction Manual. 94pp and a grey card cover with metal clip held pages, the original dated 1936, and this revised issue dated 1946. Gilt titles to the cover, excellent images and detailed text. The cover in good, clean condition, save for a small tear at the upper edge, pages

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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M.G. Magnette. A 110pp, March 1934 Manual for the KA and KD Types (2 & 3 Carburettors) with good images and detail, metal clip held pages to a light green card cover and a fold-out gearbox, cam shaft set up and oiling charts, with a wiring diagram in the rear pocket. The cover a little feathered on

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 140 £ - 180 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Alvis Collection. Two rare volumes 1924-1939 and 1940-1965. Bound reprints of Motor and Autocar Road Tests for each model. Bound in black buckram with gilt titles. (2

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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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

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Oxford to Abingdon by R. Barraclough & P. Jennings, 1997, 873pp including index, a detailed review of the vintage period M.G. marque, the text now dated and further research has updated some facts, but a sound copy, with a clear plastic dust-wrapper

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 80 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Mascot Reference Material. Motoring Mascots of the World by W. C. Williams, c1980 revised edition; Automotive Mascots by Kay and Springate, 1999 1st edition; U.S. Hood Ornaments and More by Huntsburger, 1994 1st edition; Accessory Mascots by Dan Smith, 1989, 1st edition; Mascot Catalogues, a

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 140 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Annual Automobile Review 1953-54. A first edition of this annual publication, this the first issue with a soft cover. 225pp with excellent monochrome and colour photographs, English text, in very good, almost unread condition, save for the lower corner of the cover creased

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Autocourse: The International Review on Motor Sport. Eleven early issues of this large format (30 x 24cm) well-produced journal, comprising Vol. II, Nos. 1 to 4 (with 2 copies of No. 1), 1952/3; Vol. III, Nos. 1 to 3 and 6, 1953/4; Vol. IV, Nos. 1 and 5, 1954/5; and Vol.VI, Nos. 6 and 8, 1956 (the

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 200 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Sunbeam - The Supreme Car. A 1931 36pp landscape-style brochure, having a cream cover, and good duo-tone images and detailed text for the 16hp, 20hp and 25hp chassis. The cover a little soiled, but cleanable

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 50 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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The Autocar, 1911 - 1914. Four hardbound quarto volumes, ex-Coventry City Library, in half-leather and thick grey boards, holding issues of The Autocar from Vol. XXVI, No. 794, Jan 7th, 1911 to No. 805, March 25th, 1911; Vol. XXX, No. 898, Jan 4th, 1913 to No. 905, Feb 22nd, 1913; Vol. XXXII

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 200 £ - 300 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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The Autocar, 1927 - 1930. Eight hardbound quarto volumes in half-leather and black cloth, with gold lettering/banding to the spines, ex-libris The Veteran Car Club of Great Britain, containing the issues from Vol. LVIII, No. 1,627, Jan 7th, 1927 to Vol. LXV, No. 1,834, Dec 26th, 1930. The run

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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The Automobile Connoisseur. Volumes 1 to 4, being the first four of only 5 published. Good, clean condition. (4

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 60 £ - 100 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Alfa Romeo. A history by Hull and Slater, 2nd Edition 1965. Also, Le Vetture Alfa Romeo Dal 1910 by Luigi Fusi, 1965 first Italian edition, signed on the fly leaf by various attendees of the Thompson and Taylor 1969 Dinner, signatures include; Roy Salvadori, G. E. T. Eyston, Hugh Nicholson. Also

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 120 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Motor Racing Programmes. A good collection of booklets and race cards, most dating just post WWII, and include venues such as; Castle Combe, Shelsley Walsh, Thruxton, Prescott, Henly Hall, Goodwood, Firle, Brighton Brands Hatch, Luton Hoo, Aintree and Silverstone. All in good or better condition

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 100 £ - 150 £

Datum: 12.11.2019

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Automobilia: Revve Bi-Mensvelle Illustree. Twenty-Seven loose issues of this large format (31 x 24cm) French fortnightly magazine from the period 1918 to 1925, profusely illustrated with photographs and cartoons and with a good quantity of period motoring advertisements, and a striking variety of

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 400 £ - 600 £

Datum: 12.11.2019