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155 1929 Crossley Six. A 16 pp. 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 ISRC, also a brochure for the 20.9hp Six, 16pp, dated September 1928, incorporating detailed text, monochrome images of components, cars and interiors with a price list ISFC, rubber library stamp on the title page and ISRC, otherwise both brochures are crisp (2)

159 1922 Stutz Motor Car Co. A landscape-format black card covered brochure, with an embossed company logo, 32 pp. and free endpapers, illustrating the factory, close coupled Tourer, Roadster, Bearcat, together with engines, vignettes of interiors, transmission and rear axle, chassis and styles, included are specifications, and detailed descriptions of the vehicles, with a loose price list, staples missing but held together by a soft cord, French manuscript on the free endpaper and on pages 12 and 13, otherwise good condition (1)

£100-140

£100-150

156 Circa 1919 Talbot-Darracq. A prestigious hardback, cord-tied brochure for this newly form company, 58 pp., discussing in French the history of the Darracq company, Great War developments, monochrome images of the factory, offices, machine shops, drawing departments, foundry etc., also details of the Type A and Type V20, component parts and chassis images, body styles and dashboard layout, the cover a little scarred and soiled, light staining on the lower edge, several hardly noticeable thumb marks to some of the pages, otherwise sound (1)

£100-150

157 1930 Lagonda. A prestigious hardback and large-format colour brochure dated March 1930, 24 pp. and free endpapers, 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 saloon, also shown is the 3-litre chassis, engine, touring and saloon bodies, with specifications, together with the coach built Tourer, Enclosed-Drive, Four and Six-Light Weymann n Saloons, with interior and facia views, in very clean condition, just a little paper loss on the spine, and knocked upper fore-edge (1)

£350-450

158 Rolls-Royce ‘Springfield’ 40/50hp Portfolio. An unusual, circa 1922 landscape style black card wallet, opening to reveal a cream-coloured 4 pp. printed folder holding ten side-profile colour plates of different ‘Springfield body styles; Piccadilly, Pall Mall, Oxford, Tilbury, Pickwick, Buckingham etc., full specifications of the chassis, the cream folder is very clean, the outer wallet with a silver embossed profile of the ‘Spirit of Ecstasy’, with very light rubbing

160 Bentley 6½-Litre. Dated October 1928, a large format brochure (Catalogue 27) of 36 pp., a prestigious brochure, from it is believed, the A. Rivers-Fletcher library, and probably a presentation copy, quarter bound in green cloth with a dark green leather spine, the book opening to reveal free endpapers, a half title page and a full title page with a F. Gordon Crosby colour image of a Bentley on a mountain pass, tipped-in opposite. Page 5 gives a Preface, then a list of outstanding features, specifications, coachwork, prices and service guarantees, various tinted vignettes of component parts to include the chassis and engine, with eight monochrome images of various coachwork to include the Weymann Touring Car, Open Touring Car, Cabriolet Coupé, Weymann Saloon etc., below each picture are various colour sketches of social scenes and captions, in impressive condition, the hard cover with a gilt Bentley motif on the front and title on the spine, with barely perceptible corner bumps, the editorial near perfect, a delight

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£120-160

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£900-1200

Dominic Winter  

Motoring Literature, Automobilia, Vetern & Vintage Bicycles, Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models | 12 May 2016_High Res

Dominic Winter  

Motoring Literature, Automobilia, Vetern & Vintage Bicycles, Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models | 12 May 2016_High Res