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'Buy BRITISH and be PROUD of it': The history of MORRIS COMMERCIAL CARS Ltd. By Norman Painting
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British commercial vehicle enthusiasts tend to concentrate their interests on the old “heavies”, like AEC, Foden, Albion, ERF, Leyland or Thornycroft, but Morris Commercial in the light... More > to mid-range of the commercial vehicle market, produced more vehicles from their works, which were the largest dedicated commercial vehicle works in Britain at one time, than the combined output of some of these “heavies” put together... As an apprentice at Morris Commercial’s Adderley Park works I was never told anything about the fascinating range of vehicles produced by the company in the past, apart from conversations with some of the “old-hands” when the name Soho, or Foundry Lane occasionally cropped up... With these opening introductory words the author takes us into a part of British engineering history in a book which is a treasure trove of unique photographs and technical drawings with nearly every page offering multiple photographs and drawings along with the accompanying text.< Less
All-Season British Bird Tour by Train By Andy Gibb
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Four sites by train from London to Scotland over four days should net you between 80 and 90 species, which is right up there with doing the whole shebang by car. The highlights will be bitterns and... More > bearded tits, and wintering thrushes and waterfowl, for which the country is internationally important. London offers several exotics – such as rose-ringed (aka ring-necked) parakeet – that have made the UK, and the official British list, their home.< Less
All-Season British Bird Tour by Train By Andy Gibb
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Four sites by train from London to Scotland over four days should net you between 80 and 90 species, which is right up there with doing the whole shebang by car. The highlights will be bitterns and... More > bearded tits, and wintering thrushes and waterfowl, for which the country is internationally important. London offers several exotics – such as rose-ringed (aka ring-necked) parakeet – that have made the UK, and the official British list, their home.< Less
History of Aston Martin By Dawn Martin
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The Aston Martin is the English alternative to the Bugati and Ferrari. The company was founded in 1913 by mechanical engineer Robert Bamford and wealthy Lionel Martin. The two had met in 1905 as... More > members of a cycling club and progressed during the Edwardian era to classic trials and hill climbs. From its beginnings to the present day, this book traces the history of the company as well as the infamous cars.< Less
HERBERT AUSTIN His Wolseley Years By Norman Painting, John Brindley
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This book, effectively, rewrites the early years of Wolseley history. Written from previously unresearched Company records it dispels some of the myths, misconceptions and hearsay which had formed... More > the “established history” of the Company for over 100 years and places on record the overwhelming contribution Herbert Austin made while managing the Wolseley Company. HERBERT AUSTIN: Racing Car Driver Engineer Mechanic Machinist Designer Manager< Less
Motor Notes for Medical Men By Alan Shaw
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Extracts from the motoring columns of the British Medical Journal, 1911 to 1927, by H. Massac Buist. Records the development of the motor car as seen by a contemporary observer, during some of its... More > most interesting years. Also shows the effects of the Great War, etc. 230 pages, 8.5 x 11in., hard backed.< Less
Clubman by Mini By Ryan Adams
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A insight into the history of the most over looked Mini of them all, the Clubman. Follow the strange beginning involving Ford, and the even stranger end of the life of the Mini Clubman. The author's... More > own Mini Clubman, named Maude is also a subject of the book, chronicling it's history from start to present! A powerful read for those Mini Clubman owners among us!< Less
Clubman by Mini By Ryan Adams
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A insight into the history of the most over looked Mini of them all, the Clubman. Follow the strange beginning involving Ford, and the even stranger end of the life of the Mini Clubman. The author's... More > own Mini Clubman, named Maude is also a subject of the book, chronicling it's history from start to present! A powerful read for those Mini Clubman owners among us!< Less
Big Wheels By Andrew Booth
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A roadtrip around the Four Corners of England, without using motorways, in the dead of winter, in the most unreliable car in British postwar motoring history - they must be mad! Contains some... More > profanity and very mild sexual references, but nothing you won't have heard already. Available in manual-overdrive paperback, or 12 volt e-book. Run on leaded four-star only. Driver's operation manual: www.BigWheels.org.uk< Less
Big Wheels By Andrew Booth
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A roadtrip around the Four Corners of England, without using motorways, in the dead of winter, in the most unreliable car in British postwar motoring history - they must be mad! Contains some... More > profanity and very mild sexual references, but nothing you won't have heard already. Available in manual-overdrive paperback, or 12 volt e-book. Run on leaded four-star only. Driver's operation manual: www.BigWheels.org.uk< Less