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Motor Sport
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Fires & Fire Fighting
Locks, Safes & Security
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Aviation Accidents
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Company & Business History
Maritime History

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I buy, sell and trace rare and out of print books on all subjects, but especially the following:

Business and industrial history with particular reference to risk and financeBusiness and industrial history with particular reference to risk and finance:
A large and ever changing stock is held particularly on the subjects of fire fighting history, locks, safes, Lloyds, insurance, fraud, disasters, commercial ship wrecks and salvage, banks, banking and general business history.
Motoring and Motor Sport History Motoring and Motor Sport History:
From the dawn of the automobile through to present times - many marque histories, driver biographies, race histories etc. are always in stock.
If not immediately available, a worldwide network of connections means that items not listed can often be tracked down reasonably quickly - please .

Digital photographs of books are available on request prior to purchase.

I am always keen to buy books on these subjects - again, please feel free to .

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Chris Porter (Books)
Alwoodley House
Mill Street, Buxton
Norwich NR10 5JE
Great Britain

Tel: 0044 (0) 1603 278219

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