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Brown, Stewart J  and Whyley, David  Austin: The Counties Years, Arthur Southern Ltd and The Austin Counties Car Club, 1992, pp48.  Large Format Pb.  VG.  An illustrated history of Austin in the immediate post-war years before the merger with the Nuffield Group (Morris etc) in 1952.  £4.95

Collier, Peter and Horowitz, David  The Fords: An American Epic, Collins, 1988, pp496 plus 88 illustrations  Hard Cover.  No dust wrapper.  VG.  The story of the Ford car family dynasty.  £3.95

Date a Number: A Complete Guide to Motor Vehicle Registration Numbers, Autobus Review, 1980, pp92.  Pb.  VG.  Crease across the top rear corners of the cover.  £4.95

Edwardes, Michael  Back from the Brink, Collins, 1983, pp300  Hb.  VG+/VG+.  The story of Edwardes' five years as chairman of British Leyland from 1977-1982.  £3.95

Ford, Henry  My Life & Work,  Heinemann, 1924, pp289.  First published in 1922.   No dust wrapper.  Fair.  Rubbing and general wear to the covers, particularly down the spine.  Foxing to the pages.  The autobiography of Henry Ford written in collaboration with Samuel Crowther.  £3.95

Harvey, Chris  All-Time Classic Cars: A Collection of More than 140 Outstanding Models, Chancellor Press, 1993, pp160.  Hard Cover.  Large Format.  Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Details of over 140 of the world’s finest models, well illustrated throughout.  £3.95

Iacocca, Lee  Iacocca An Autobiography, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1985, pp352.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG+ dust wrapper.  Iacocca introduced the Mustang at Ford, and rose to be president only to be fired by Henry Ford.  He then took over at Chrysler where he rescued the company from bankruptcy.  £3.95

Saab-Scania Story, Streiffet, 2nd printing 1980, pp169 with numerous colour and black & white illustrations.  Fine in a VG dust wrapper.  A review of 50 years as an aircraft manufacturer and 100 years as a car manufacturer.  £3.95

Sloan, Alfred P  My Years with General Motors, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1986, pp472.  Hb.  There is a tiny tear in the dust wrapper, otherwise Fine in a Fine dust wrapper.  Sloan transformed General Motors from a sprawling loosely organised company into the largest private company in the world.  £4.95

Transport and Distribution, Mercury Books, 1990, pp182.  Inscription recording my own purchase in 1992.  Hb.  VG+ in a VG dust wrapper.  There is a one-inch tear in the rear dust wrapper fold.  A CBI study of the impact of the single European market on Road, Rail, Inland Waterway, Sea and Air Transport.  £2.95

Williams K, Williams J and Haslam C  The Breakdown of Austin Rover  A case study in the failure of business strategy and industrial policy, Berg, 1987, pp150.  Hb.  VG in a VG dust wrapper.  A critical review of the Michael Edwardes’ era.  £3.95

Wisdom T H  50 Years of Progress: The History of the Automotive Products Organisation over the past 50 Years 1920-1970, pp48.  Hb.  Large format.  VG in a VG- dust wrapper.  Slight wear to the dust wrapper at the head and base of the spine.  A well-illustrated history of the group with a presentation slip enclosed.  £2.95

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