Motoring Literature, Early Cycling, Automobilia, Maritime & Models

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Date of the auction: 10.11.2016

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Quadrant Motor Cycles.

A 24pp brochure dated 1904, with good well-defined images and detailed text. Together with Triumph Motors for 1914, 48pp with a cream card cover, a Singer Cars brochure dating from the late 1930s, a brochure for the Airstream Eleven, and a booklet about the Austin Seven. All in fair condition. (5

Lot #: 1

Estimate: £50 - £100

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Modern Motoring.

A complete run of 48 issues of this rare monthly journal, being the official organ of the Humber, Hillman & Commer Group, 'Devoted to the Interests of the British Motorist', from Vol. 3, No.9, January 1933 to Vol. 7, No. 8, December 1936. Very well illustrated, with numerous period colour

Lot #: 2

Estimate: £300 - £400

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Sunbeam Straight 8.

A very rare cord-tied brochure dating from 1936, 12pp, a folded chassis and engine image at the rear and a (Harold Connolly?) depiction of the Phaeton Continental as a folded frontispiece. Printed on cream paper, the cream and gilt covers slightly soiled. (1

Lot #: 3

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Talbot.

Two brochures. A September 1936 petit document of 16pp including covers, imaging on each page a sepia photograph of various models with prices. Also, a January 1937 dated sales brochure, 24pp including its cover, imaging the current range from the 'Ten' to 24hp Limousine, with specifications and

Lot #: 4

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Talbot.

An October 1934 petit brochure of 48pp with excellent photographs of the model range, to include interiors, special coachwork, competition records, chassis images and general specifications. With a 'Talbot' light green card cover, and applied armorial. In delightful condition, light rusting to the

Lot #: 5

Estimate: £40 - £80

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Talbot.

Two rare landscape-style brochures. An April 1927 booklet of 24pp and a grey card cover, illustrating the six-cylinder chassis, five-seater Weymann Saloon de Luxe, etcetera, with prices and specifications. Together with a similar October 1928 version of 32pp, printed on cream art paper, with a dark

Lot #: 6

Estimate: £120 - £140

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Talbot - 105.

An original 'Fox Photos' photograph showing Brian Lewis & Owen Saunders-Davies in the Brooklands Paddock with the 105 single-seater, after the 1931 500-miles race, where the Talbot achieved 2nd place at 112.93mph. 7.5 x 9-inches. Good, clean condition (1

Lot #: 7

Estimate: £40 - £60

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Talbot - 90.

Two photographs. The first 'LNA' photograph showing Dr John Roth at speed in his Talbot 90 (Go 99) during the May 1932 Brooklands Mountain handicap race, as reported in Motorsport in June 1932. Also, a picture of the former Talbot 90, Fox and Nicholl team single-seater being exercised by George

Lot #: 8

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Talbot-Darracq - 1919.

A prestigious hardback, cord-tied brochure for this newly formed company. 58pp discussing in French the history of the Darracq company, Great War developments, monochrome images of the factory, offices, machine shops, drawing departments, foundry, etcetera. Also, details of the Type A and Type V20

Lot #: 9

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Frazer-Nash Light Cars - 1928.

A 12pp quarto brochure with a mid-brown stapled card cover and a Frazer-Nash logo on the front. It discusses the three and four-seater 'Fast Tourer', 'Super Sports', 'Boulogne' and 'Supercharged Boulogne' with images of the 3-Seater and The Vitesse with hoods down and up. With original staples

Lot #: 10

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Bentley Speed Six - 1930.

A large format 'The Silent Speed Six' Leaflet No 31, dated January 1930. Possibly the first Speed Six brochure, 8pp including cover, with well-defined images of the engine, chassis, two and four-door Weymann -bodied saloons, component parts, specifications in green and black text. Some spotting and

Lot #: 11

Estimate: £160 - £200

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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A c1935 Bugatti Type 57

'Competition Model'. A very rare double-sided promotional card (A4 size) illustrating and outlining the 3.3-litre (3275cc) 'Competition 4-Seater' with chassis specifications recto. Issued from the Bugatti franchise in the Brixton Road, London, the English text is printed in red and black with a

Lot #: 12

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Bentley - Six Cylinder 6 1/2 Litre Model.

Probably Bentley's first six-cylinder leaflet No 9 dated August 1926. 8pp including cover, well-defined images of the engine, chassis, two Weymann -bodied saloons, component parts, specifications and prices in red and black text. The original cotton-tied spine intact, albeit with a split top and

Lot #: 13

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Bentley 4 1/2 Litre.

A large format 'leaflet No 32', dated January 1930. 12pp including the cover and featuring on page 10 and 11, 'The New Supercharged Bentley 4 1/2 Litre' illustrating the 'Le Mans' car with its Amherst Villiers Mk IV supercharger. Also, with well-defined images of the engine, chassis, sporting

Lot #: 14

Estimate: £100 - £200

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Bentley - Again 1928.

A 29pp, Le Mans 24-hour race successes brochure, cord-tied gilt-embossed light blue card covers, describing and illustrating the second consecutive win for Bentley Motors, small 4to. Printed in red, well-defined monochrome images. Cover edges a little rubbed and but editorial very good, original

Lot #: 15

Estimate: £250 - £350

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Packard Motor Cars - 1909

having 32pp and a dark grey card cover, promoting the Packard Thirty, with detailed text, images of the offices and workshop, with illustrations of several Runabouts, Close-Coupled Body, Limousine, Landaulet, Tourer, Demi-Limousine and the Eighteen Town Car. With original staples, a little creasing

Lot #: 16

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Bugatti - 1932.

A delightful 12pp, cord-tied red card covered brochure with a foreword giving the history of the company from 1898, seven tipped-in colour plates promoting the Types 49, 46 and 50, with current prices, specifications and constructional features in English, having come from Bugatti's Brixton Road

Lot #: 17

Estimate: £350 - £450

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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1930 Lagonda.

A prestigious hardback and large format colour brochure dated March 1930. 24pp and free end-papers, covering the 2-litre Speed Model (Low Chassis) Tourer and imaging the chassis, engine and T2 body style with specifications. Also promoting the down-draft head 'Special' version and the standard

Lot #: 18

Estimate: £340 - £440

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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The Napier Book.

A prestigious landscape-style, 36pp, cord-tied brochure circa 1912. Promoting the 15hp, 30hp, 38.4hp, 59.9hp, commercial vehicles, colonial models, component parts, factory scenes, etcetera. There are colour profiles of the body-styles, with silk-tissue interleaves, decorative vignettes, detailed

Lot #: 19

Estimate: £600 - £800

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Talbot - The Invincible.

March 1932, a petit booklet outlining in 32pp the models Sixty-Five, Seventy-Five, Ninety, Ninety Speed Model, 105 Super Speed, Light Six and new 14/45. Various body-styles imaged, with specifications and prices, including the Ninety Brooklands Tourer and the 105. Sound mottled green card cover

Lot #: 20

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Frazer Nash.

Two 4pp leaflets. The first promoting the Mk II Le Mans Replica Competition Model of 1953 (?), detailed text, images, specifications and additional and alternative equipment. The second promoting the Targo Florio Gran Sport & Turismo Models, with specifications and dimensions, 1953 (?). Both with

Lot #: 21

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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M.G. Mille Miglia.

A record of the M.G. victory in the Italian 1000-mile race, dated 1933, the 52pp book includes excellent monochrome illustrations of the K3s taking part, descriptive text, maps and cut-away drawings by Max Millar. Bound in cream card with brown text and the Fasces insignia centrally placed, and

Lot #: 22

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Frazer-Nash.

A 1937 landscape-format 18pp brochure promoting the Falcon; TT Replica; Ulster 100; Supercharged Shelsley and Single Seater. An F. Gordon-Crosby frontispiece, a record of achievement, with illustrations of models. Staples in place, but the centre pages loose. The pictorial card cover bumped on the

Lot #: 23

Estimate: £80 - £120

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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M.G. The Luck of the Game.

A 1932 publicity brochure written by Cecil Kimber, an illustrated account of the M.G. team victories in the Ulster TT of 1932 and the BRDC 500 miles' race. 18pp, 4to, with a cream card cover with black framed wording. Good, clean condition. (1

Lot #: 24

Estimate: £140 - £180

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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The Austin Healey 100.

A 12pp brochure dating circa 1956, a Canadian and American version of the UK publication, describing on the ISFC the record breaking successes at the Bonneville Salt Flats, Utah. Good full colour images and detail views of the LHD car, to include the two-position windscreen. Good fettle, short tear

Lot #: 25

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Mercedes-Benz 300SL.

A c1958, 10pp brochure and turquoise-coloured card cover, the 3rd page folding out to double width to illustrate an artist's impression of two cars, with the hood up and down. Very good condition, save for light creasing on the front cover. A good spine. (1

Lot #: 26

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Connaught Cars.

'Hand Finished-One at a Time'. An interesting book, double-fold opening broadsheet imaging the car, bonnet open and engine bay with detailed specifications. Also a similar- sized Alta 9hp Sports & Competition Cars, c1933, 12pp and grey card cover, detailed text and image of the car No 1. Delightful

Lot #: 27

Estimate: £60 - £90

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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Rolls-Royce 'Springfield' 40/50hp Portfolio.

An unusual, c1922 landscape-style black card wallet, opening to reveal a cream-coloured 4pp printed folder holding ten side-profile colour plates of different 'Springfield body styles; Piccadilly, Pall Mall, Oxford, Tilbury, Pickwick, Buckingham, etcetera. Full specifications of the chassis. The

Lot #: 28

Estimate: £120 - £160

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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1929 Crossley Six.

A 16pp brochure promoting various coachwork on the 15.7hp chassis, including the 'Shelsley Fabric Saloon Model'. Incorporating detailed text, monochrome images of components, cars and interiors, with a price list tipped-in the ISFC. Two library labels to the front cover, and a label removed from

Lot #: 29

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Nov 2016

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A Collection.

Several petite brochures, to include an example for the Bentley MkVI dating circa 1946, imaging with tipped-in photographs of various coach-building examples: Coup�, Sports Saloons and Mulliner and Young. Also, Daimler Straight Eight and Twenty-Seven, with a Hooper fold-out, the centre pages loose

Lot #: 30

Estimate: £100 - £150

Date: 10 Nov 2016