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1 ADAMS, James G Bett and Jim Do the Mediterranean. signed in dj.
Dorrance and Co., 1938, 
ADAMS, James G. Bett and Jim Do the Mediterranean. Philadelphia, PA: Dorrance and Co., (1938). Pp 128. 8vo, orange cloth.
A narrative in journal form relating a grand tour of the Mediterranean, from Gibraltar, to Algiers, Cairo, Palestine, Greece, the Adriatic, and Italy.
Owner's inscription, else vg in dj. Signed by author, with publisher's ordering postcard. 70.00

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2 AICKMAN, Robert SCOTT, Peter, foreword. Know Your Waterways : Holidays on Inland Waterways.. in dj.
Coram Publishers, London, 1955, 
AICKMAN, Robert. Know Your Waterways : Holidays on Inland Waterways. Foreword by Peter Scott. London : Coram Publishers, (n.d.). [1955]. Pp 119. 8vo, red cloth. Toy 2980. A post-war introduction to small craft holidays on English waterways, describing routes, and giving information on boat hire, maps, accommodation, licences, tolls, locks, etc. Very good in bright, quaint dustjacket. 32.50

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3 ALSAR, Vital LOPEZ, Enrique Hank. La Balsa to Australia : The Longest Raft Voyage in History. Travel Book Club in dustjacket
Travel Book Club, London, 1975, 
ALSAR, Vital. La Balsa to Australia : The Longest Raft Voyage in History; with Enrique Hank Lopez. London : Travel Book Club, 1975. Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. "Four dedicated adventurers set out from the Ecuadorian port of Guayaquil on a voyage that many experts believed to be impossible. Their mission: to reach Australia on a balsa wood raft- 8,600 miles across the Pacific Ocean- the longest raft voyage in recorded history." -from the dj. Owner's signature, else very good in dustjacket. 28.00

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4 Amateur Yacht Research Society). MORWOOD, John. A.Y.R.S. Publication No.65). Trimarans 1968.
Amateur Yacht Research Society, Hythe, Kent, 1968, 
Amateur Yacht Research Society, edited by John MORWOOD. Trimarans 1968. Hythe, Kent: AYRS, 1968. Pp. [1]-79,(1), including covers. Illustrated throughout with photos and sketches. 8vo, stapled illustrated wraps, with the trimaran Nighthawk on the front cover. A.Y.R.S. Publication No. 65. Includes reports relating to the Trifle, Stilletto Dart, Nighthawk, Brown 25, Cross 37and 36, Kraken 33, Maelstrom, Impala, Kelsall, Lunga, Inca, Triune, Coila 50, and Pen Duick, as well as the following pieces: "Cruising in trimarans"by Peter Campbell, "Put your best hull forward" by David Pelly, "Multihull capsize -- letter" by Mike Butterfield, and "We have yet to be educated" b y Jock Burrough. Light spotting to covers, minor creasing, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 20.00

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5 Amateur Yacht Research Society). MORWOOD, John. HOGG, John. A.Y.R.S. Publication No. 56. Sailing Figures
Amateur Yacht Research Society, Hythe, Kent, 1966, 
(Amateur Yacht Research Society). Sailing Figures. Hythe, Kent: Amateur Yacht Research Society, 1966. First Printing. Pp. [1]-86,(2), including covers. Illustrated. 8vo, self-wraps, cover illustration of the Kurrewa. A.Y.R.S.Publication Number 56. Includes: G.F.H. Singleton on the AYRS Cruising Yac ht Design Competition; Bruce Clark's hydrofoils; Charles Satterthwaite and John Morwood on "The Scientific Method" and its application to hulls; The Racing Keelboat; Morwood on the Ten Degree Yacht; Edmund Bruce's "Performance Measuring Instruments for Sailing Craft"(pp.36-48); John Hogg's "Yacht Performance Measurement" (pp.49-69); and Bill Mehaffey on "The Recirulation Tank". Light wear, else vg. Due to its small size, shipping charges should be cheaper than quoted. 22.00

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6 AMSTER, Shirley. Complete Book of Family Boating.
Coward-McCann, 1967, 
AMSTER, Shirley. The Complete Book of Family Boating. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and charts. NY: Coward-McCann, (1967). Pp 221. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1790, Morris & Howland p.4. The author, a journalist with the Cleveland Plain Dealer, provides a broad introduction to recreational boatingdirected specifically towards families with children. Vg in dj. 20.00

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7 ANDREWS, Judy and Jim. Family Boating : A Guide to Successful Family Cruising
Hollis & Carter, London , 1982, ISBN:037030473X 
ANDREWS, Judy and Jim. Family Boating : A Guide to Successful Family Cruising. Illustrations by Jim Andrews. London : Hollis & Carter, (1982). First Edition. Pp [1]-159,(1),+ 4 pp plates. Index. 8vo, illustrated blue and red card covers. Toy 1792. “There is no need for yachting enthusiasts to sell their boat when they marry and start a family: going afloat with children, even with babies, is no problem, as Judy and Jim Andrews demonstrate. Drawing on many years' experience as cruising yachtsmen with three children to raise, the authors have written an excellent practical handbook for parents which takes most of the 'aggro' out of cruising and day-sailing with small fry. Here is a book full of tried and tested tips on simple modifications tothe boat, on items to have on board, on meals and sleep, on cruise plannin g, on safe practices without undue restrictions: it shows, above all, how to generate an atmosphere on board which allows everyone, young and old, to get the best out of the trip.” - from the back cover. Very good. 12.00

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8 ARGUERO, Luis Eduardo LAWRENCE, Henry Sky at the Masthead : Stories of Naval Exploits. Second Edition in dustjacket
Secretaria de Marina, Buenos Aires, 1961, 
ARGUERO, Luis Eduardo. The Sky at the Masthead : Stories of Naval Exploits.Translated by Henry Lawrence. Buenos Aires : Secretaria de Marina, (1961). New [Second] Edition. Pp (4),5-131,(1), frontispiece + 8 plates. 8vo, brow n cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "This volume contains a handful of stories, written over the initial years of the Naval Military Lyceum "Almirante Guillermo Brown", told in a simple manner, as grandpa might tell tnem to hisgrandson by the fireside, on a winter's evening. Tales of the Heroic Navy, the navy of those good old "gringos" and "criollos" who were not afraid to risk their hides for the sake of our white-and-blue poncho. The stories, b y reason of chronology, tell of the birth of our navy and sailors, of thosewho defended our country in Paraguay, in Patagonia or wherever it was. And of the fightingmen who, without bluster, swashbuckling or renunciation, fo rged our liberty, our sovereignty and our future. In a spirit of contentionagainst those who dare say that "the Argentine Navy has no history", these pages, which are a picture of love of country and historical veracity, are dedicated in all sincerity to trie Argentines who share my ideals, and to the cadets of the Naval Lyceum, once my pupils. now graduates and always myfriends." (Author's Preface, p. 5). Contents : Author's Preface; Portrait of the Admiral; Board the Ship (1806); Way Back in the Year 1811; A "Criollo" Commando (1813); Saint Patrick (1814); Heroism (1814); The Treamres of Buchardo (1837); "Montonera" of the River (1820); The Daring Action at Los Pozos (1826); A Phantom Fleet (1826); The Surrender of Espora (1828); The "Pulpero" of Carmelo (1836); Buying an Admiral (1842); The Seven Voyages of Don José; Cruising to Rosario (1951); An Old Man's Tale (1952); Historical and Geographical Notes. Luis Eduardo Arguero was Professor of History, Military Naval School, Rio Santaiago. Henry Lawrence was an Englisg Language Instructor in the Argentine Navy. Front cover slightly splayed, else very goodin spine- and edge-browned, nicked dustjacket. 50.00

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9 ARMITAGE, John, and Mark BRACKENBURY BRACKENBURY, Mark Norwegian Cruising Guide : From the Swedish Sound to the Russian Border. Second Edition
Adlard Coles Nautical, London, 1996, ISBN:0713641150 
ARMITAGE, John, and Mark BRACKENBURY. Norwegian Cruising Guide : From the Swedish Sound to the Russian Border. Second Edition. London : Adlard Coles Nautical, (1996). Pp (3),[iv]-vii,(1),[1]-200. Illustrated. Maps. Index. Double Column. 8vo, illustrated white glossy paper covered boards. "This cruising guide covers the entire coast of Norway from the Swedish border in the south to the Russian border in the north. It also covers the south west coast of Sweden from the Norwegian border to the Sound, and is the only cruising guide available in any language for the coast of Norway north of Sognfjorden, or Spitsbergen, or Bear Island. The authors give pilotage informationon over 500 harbours and anchorages, together with advice on weather, char ts, buoyage, radio communications, weather forecasts, culture and protocol.Seventeen cruise planning charts are included, and the authors suggest sam ple cruises as well as passage alternatives to Norway. The Norwegian Cruising Guide will prove invaluable to anyone planning to cruise - or dreaming about cruising - these beaiitifully scenic waters." (from the back cover). Very good. 35.00

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10 ARMS, Myron Cathedral of the World: Sailing Notes for a Blue Planet. in dj.
Doubleday, 1999, ISBN:0385492693 
ARMS, Myron. Cathedral of the World : Sailing Notes for a Blue Planet. NY: Doubleday, (1999). Pp 171. 8vo, blue spine with blue boards. "The curved lines of a sailing ship resemble the inverted dome of a great cathedral, surrounded not by soot-covered buildings and crowded streets but by a vast liquid wilderness. This physical and symbolic connection is at the thematic heart of Cathedral of the World, a collection of essays in which writer and professional small-boat sailor Myron Arms sets out on a journey both physicaland spiritual, seeking to explore what he calls 'the primal spaces' and to articulate the sailor's age-old quest to understand his world and himself. " -from the dj. Vg in dj. 20.00

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11 AROYAN, Genie & George Wheels and Waves. in dj.
Wheels Aweigh, 1993, 
AROYAN, Genie and George AROYAN. Wheels and Waves : A Cruise, Ferry, River, and Canal Barge Guide for the Physically Handicapped. Fort Myers Beach, Fla.: Wheels Aweigh, (1993). Pp 179. 8vo, blue cloth. A detailed assessment of the wheelchair accessibility of cruise ships, ferries, and cruising barges in North America and Europe, with an extensive section of tips for passengers in wheelchairs. Mr Aroyan studied marine engineering at MIT and with his parapelegic wife has travelled extensively, and so their recommendations are based on sound experience. Vg in dj. 30.00

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12 ATKIN, William and John (eds.) Book of Boats. US in dj
International Marine, 1976, 
ATKIN, William and John (eds.). The Book of Boats. Assisted by Bill W. Atkin, Dorcas Atkin and Shirley Kramer. Camden, ME : International Marine Publishing Company, (1976). Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Morris & Howland p.6. "Back in the late Forties, William Atkin and his son John, both boatdesigners and prolific writers about things marine, conceived the idea of a Book of Boats, a quarterly potpourri of writings, ideas, boat designs, cruising stories, cartoons, sketches, and practical advice, written by themselves and by other experienced boatmen. [...] The Book of Boats, with a new foreword by John Atkin, combines the First and Second Book of Boats into one. In it can be found material from some of the greatest nautical writers and artists of the modern era: Fenger, Kunhardt, Hanna, Atkin, Garden, Davis, Mower, Van Ness, Emett, and more." - from the dj. Vg in lightly spine-sunned, price-clipped dj. 25.00

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13 ATWOOD, Margaret) FRYE, Northrop Acta Victoriana, Vol. 84, No. 1, December, 1959
Victoria College Union, Toronto, 1959, 1959 
(ATWOOD, Margaret). Acta Victoriana : A Magazine Published by the Victoria College Union, Volume LXXIV [sic], Number One, December, 1959. (Toronto) : Victoria College Union, (University of Toronto), 1959. Pp (1),iv-vii,1-26,(3). 8vo, maroon and white stapled wrappers.

The title page erroneously lists the issue as Volume LXXIV [74]. It should be LXXXIV [84].

Includes an early poem and a book review by Margaret Atwood : "Confessional" (a 13-line poem on page 8) [Alan J. Horne, Margaret Atwood : An Annotated Bibliography (Poetry), B7]; and "Apocalyptic Squawk from a Splendid Auk" (a review of George Johnston's book of poetry "The Cruising Auk", on pp 25-26) [Alan J. Horne, Margaret Atwood : An Annotated Bibliography (Prose), B28].

Also in this issue : "Students Welcome on the Occasion of the Installation of Principal Northrop Frye" by Stewart Bell (p. 13) [Denham, Northrop Fry: An Annotated Bibliography P47]; and "Installation Address" by Northrop Frye (pp 14-24) [see Denham Northrop Fry: An Annotated Bibliography C2 and I9].

Covers browned, sunned and edges chipped, staples rusted, pen marks to Frye Installation Address, else good. 100.00

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14 BAADER, Juan MOORE, James and Ingeborg, trans. Sailing Yacht : How it Developed - How it Works. First British Edition in dustjacket
Adlard Coles, London, 1965, 
BAADER, Juan. The Sailing Yacht : How it Developed - How it Works. Translated from the German by James and Ingeborg Moore. London : Adlard Coles, 1965. First British Printing. Pp. (11),12-336, frontispiece + 18 leaves of plates and 3 folding plans. Illustrated with plans, charts, tables, &c in the text. Large 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Toy 4494 : "The most useful single book available to the sailing yachtsman." "First published in Spanish in Buenos Aires in 1962 under the title of El Deports de la Vela. German translation revised and augmented by the author published by Verlag Delius, Klasing & Co, 1963 under the title of Segelsport - Degeltechnik -Segelyachten". "The author of this book is a distinguished Argentinian nav al architect and expert on yachting theory and practice. It was originally published in Spanish and has also had a considerable success in Germany. Senor Baader's reputation can be said to be truly international. In this volume he makes a comprehensive study of almost every aspect of yachting, in particular aerodynamic theory. Yachting history, techniques and even such relatively little-known subjects as land and ice-yachting are all discussed. Altogether the book contains a mass of information of interest to yachtsmen,much of it not easily available elsewhere. And this intormaiion is explain ed with the help of exceptionally clear and attractive diagrams as well as many photographs of unusual interest. There are no less than 210 diagrams, line drawings, 3 folding pull-outs and 68 photographs. It is a book which is certain to attract all those interested in sail." - from the dj. Contents: 1. From the First Sail to the Fast Clipper. 2. The Early History of Yach ting. 3. Keelboats and Centreboarders, Round Bilge and Hard Chine. 4. One- and Two-masted Rigs of Modern Yachts. 5. Wind and Speed and how they AffectOne Another. 6. The Effect of the Wind on Sails and Boat. 7. Investigation into Sailing on the Wind. 8. Cause and Correction of Weather Helm and Lee Helm. 9. Introduction to the Aerodynamics of Sailing. 10. The Aerodynamics of Sailing. 11. Wind Forces on the Reach. 12. Testing Sailing Models. 13. Stability as a Factor of Propulsion. 14. Stability as Safety Factor. 15. Determining the Sail Area. 16. The Mast: The Main Problem of the Sailing Yacht. 17. True Speeds Under Sail. 18. High and Maximum Speeds Under Sail. 19. The Resistance of Sailing Craft. 20. Surlace Friction. 21. Wind Resistance. 22. Wind Balance. 23. Resistance on All Points of Sailing. 24. Complete Analysis of Resistance and Propulsion of a Dinghy. 25. The Influence of Wave Motion on Speed. 26. The Shape of Modern Yachts. 27. The Most Popular Rigs and their Headsails. 28. Cut and Use of the Modern Spinnaker. 29. The Art ofCutting Sails. 30. The Trimming of Boat and Sails. 31. Racing lecnnique—Ra cing Tactics. 32. Yacht Classes. 33. Racing Dinghy Classe. 34. Keelboat Racing Classes. 35. International Formula Classes. 36. International Cruiser/Racer Classes. 37. Modern Cruisers. 38. Large Sailing Yachts. 39. Small Unclassified Offshore Cruisers. 40. Small Yachts which have Sailed Round the World. 41. Ten Unusual Yachts. 42. Cadet Classes. 43. Motor Sailers. 44. The Catamaran. 45. Faster than the Wind. 46. Hull Shapes of the Future. 47. Rigs ot the Future. 48. The Conquest of the Sea. 49. Sailing Round the World in Yachts. 50. The Sea and the Winds. 51. The Size of Waves in the Ocean. 52. Dangers at Sea. 53. Special Sails for Long-distance Ocean Voyages. 54. Four Ways to Weather a Storm. 55. Safety Measures for Long Ocean Voyages. 56.Navigation Instruments.; 57. The Immediate future: Sailing Blind? 58. Famo us Ocean Races. 59. The America's Cup. 60. Rating Rules for Yachts. 61. Sail Cloth Made from Synthetic Fibres. 62. Conventional and Modern Building Materials. 63. Auxiliary Engines in Sailing Yachts. 64. Propellers for Sailing Yachts. Appendices : 1. Normal Ground Tackle. 2. Conversion Table for Weights and Measures. Very good in rubbed, and lightly soiled dustjacket. 45.00

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15 BAADER, Juan MOORE, James and Ingeborg, trans. Sailing Yacht : How it Developed, How it Works. 1st US no dj.
Norton, New York, 1965, 
BAADER, Juan. The Sailing Yacht : How it Developed, How it Works . Translated from the German by James and Ingeborg Moore. New York: Norton, (1965). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-336, + 40 p. of plates and 3 folding plans.Illustrated. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with blind decorations to front an d yellowish lettering to spine. Boards rubbed, faint spotting to bottom edge, name tag to ffep, else vg. 20.00

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Shooting and Yachting in the Mediterranean.   2nd ed. , BAGOT, A. G. BAGATELLE
16 BAGOT, A. G. BAGATELLE Shooting and Yachting in the Mediterranean. 2nd ed.
W. H. Allen & Co., London, 1888, 
BAGOT, A. G ("Bagatelle"). Shooting and Yachting in the Mediterranean : with some practical hints to yachtsmen. Second Edition. L.: W. H. Allen & Co.,1888. Pp. 224. 8vo, illustrated printed blue paper covered boards. Toy 095 3. A recounting of a cruising and hunting expedition to various ports in the Mediterranean, chronicling all of the exploits of the crew. Includes a detailed list of their various ports of call, with a brief overview of the accommodations used and availability of food and water during their stay. Some edgewear, lightly rubbed, moderate wear to head and tail of browned spine, else vg. 200.00

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17 BAILEY, Anthony. Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod
Harper Collins Publishers, New York, 1994, ISBN:0061180041 1994 0061180041 / 9780061180040 
BAILEY, Anthony. The Coast of Summer : Sailing New England Waters from Shelter Island to Cape Cod. (New York) : Harper Collins Publishers, (1994). First Printing. Pp [i]-ix,(1),[1]-357,(1). Map. 8vo, white cloth spine, green paper covered boards, copper lettering to spine.

Bailey and his wife Margot's 1991 cruise aboard their 27-foot fiberglass sloop Lochinvar.

"The New England coast, a small cruising sloop, warm windsand Anthony Bailey's seductive storytelling powers. Lochinvar sails tyhe waters between eatsrn Long Island and the tip of Cape Cod, poking into deep harbors and shallow ponds, anchoring off fashionalble resorts and in remote coves, encountering the rough and the smooth, and exploring, as is Bailey's way, the present life of the coast while keeping a perceptive eye on the past.

The Coast of Summer is an account of a season afloat into which is woven an autobiography of half a lifetime spent sailing New England waters. [...]

For the armchair sailor, this book will be as gratifying as a full-sail breeze. To practical yachting people, it offers modestly but enticingly the fruits of much hard-won and not always heroic experience. And for readewrs curious about the bays and sounds, the Cape and the islands (including Shelter, Gardiners, Fishers, Block, Prudence, the Elizabeths, Marha's Vineyard and Nantucket) The Coast of Summer provides dramatic dips into history and personal incusrions into contemporary high-season life." - from the dj.

Very good in dustjacket. 15.00

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18 BAILEY, Maurice and Maralyn World of Cruising) SCOTT, Peter, Sir (foreword) 117 Days Adrift
Adlard Coles, London, 1997, ISBN:0713659300 
BAILEY, Maurice and Maralyn. 117 Days Adrift . Foreword by Sir Peter Scott.L.: Adlard Coles, (1997). 1st pub 1974 ; repr A.Colds 1992, 1997. Pp. 192. 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. Toy 0698. A volume in the World of Cr uising series. "When their yacht sank beneath them in the Pacific Ocean, the Bailey family were destined to enter the record books. Their survival fornearly four months in a rubber raft - relying on their own efforts to catc h food and water - is a fantastic human story of adaptation to total alien conditions. Faint vertical crease to upper left of front cover, else vg. 12.50

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19 BARRAULT, Jean Michel LOOMIS, Alfred F., preface. Great Moments of Yachting. 1st US in dj.
Putnams, 1967, 
BARRAULT, Jean Michel. Great Moments of Yachting. Preface by Alfred F. Loomis. NY: Putnams, (1967). First US Edition. Pp 209. Square 8vo, white cloth.Toy 0001, Morris & Howland p.10. "This fascinating and beautifully-illustr ated treasury of the men and boats that have made yachting history- from Ariel to Tinkerbelle, from the first America's Cup race in 1851 with Commodore John Stevens at the helm, to the Australians' preparation for 1967 America's Cup competition- is indeed the 'next best thing to sailing.'" -from thedj. Slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg in chipped dj. 30.00

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20 BARTLETT, Michael and Joanne A. FISHMAN, eds. FISHMAN, Joanne A. SLOCUM, Joshua) CHICHESTER, Francis, Sir) Sailing Book. in dj.
Arbor House, New York, 1982, ISBN:0877953694 
BARTLETT, Michael and Joanne A. FISHMAN, eds. The Sailing Book. [Cover adds: "A joyous, eclectic cornucopia of the best that has been thought and written about the sport, by and about the masters themselves, and the finest writers ever to have penned their devotion to it, including Thor Heyerdahl, William F. Buckley Jr., Ted Turner, Sir Francis Chichester, Jan de Hartog, Joshua Slocum, Ted Hood, Rachel Carson, Ernest K. Gann, Alistair Maclean, Samuel Eliot Morison and James Thurber]. Foreword by Dennis Conner. Edited byMichael Bartlett and Joanne A. Fishman. New York: Arbor House, (1982). Pp. [1]-372,(4). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with white letter ing to spine. Toy 286: "Forty-three pieces, thirty-two of which are on yachting and pleasure boating, mostly taken from books, and organized into three broad categories comprising cruising, ocean racing, and racing technique." Vg in nicked, price-clipped dj. 15.00

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