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ROB WALKER
Written by Michael Cooper-Evans; Stirling Moss.
Stock no. 2133522
Published by Hazleton Publishing. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Foreword by Moss. B/w photos. Rob Walker was the first private entrant to defeat the factory teams in World Championship Grand Prix racing. Between 1958 and 1968, he did it nine times. ISBN: 1874557357. Some light rubbing/wear to cover edges; a few small knocks. Wrapper is price-cut with uneven browning and some edge-creasing.

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GOODWOOD REVIVAL: THE FIRST TEN YEARS
Written by Doug Nye.
Stock no. 1820143
Published by Merrell Publishers Limited. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Comprehensive race reports and a full racing record fo the decade of the Revival, together with colourful eyewitness accounts. A magnificent commemoration of this unique event. Large format. Green cloth boards, silver title to spine. 303 pages. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 9781858944494. A few minor marks to boards. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased.

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FROM SEND TO SYRACUSE: THE HISTORY OF CONNAUGHT THE START OF BRITAIN'S GRAND PRIX DOMINANCE
Written by Graham Rabagliati.
Stock no. 1820137
Published by Douglas Loveridge Publications. 1st 2018. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Connaught Engineering from Send in Surrey established themselves after World War II, firstly with their sports car design and then with their single seater Formula 2 car. This book tells the story of the company's successes, as well as their struggle with the lack of financial support from British Industry, leading to their final closure in 1957. Green boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and a few colour photos. ISBN: 9781900113137. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to front free endpaper.

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IT WAS FUN! MY FIFTY YEARS OF HIGH PERFORMANCE
Written by Tony Rudd.
Stock no. 1820136
Published by Haynes Publishing. 1st thus 2000. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The autobiography of Tony Rudd who was highly respected for his innovative methods as an engineer in the world of high performance engine development and Grand Prix racing. Re-issued. B/w photos. ISBN: 1859606660. Light browning to top edge of text block. Corners lightly bumped. Green pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine and lightly scuffed.

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A PORTRAIT OF THE VINTAGE SPORTS-CAR CLUB 1934-2014
Written by Thomas Pellow.
Stock no. 1820135
Published by Vintage Sports-Car Club Limited. 1st 2015. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Summer and sunshine, pre-war competition cars in action, the spectators' car park full of vintage cars, and members busy about their picnics. Quintessential Vintage Sports-Car Club. Blue cloth boards, sliver title to spine and Club vignette to front. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 9780954287696. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Base of spine bumped. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper has the remains of a label to front panel and is lightly scuffed to rear panel.

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THUNDER IN THE PARK
Written by Tom Wheatcroft.
Stock no. 1820134
Published by Live Wire. 1st 2005. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

The story of Tom Wheatcroft and Donington Park. 280 pages. Colour photos. ISBN: 0954286057. SIGNED by the author to free front endpaper (no dedication and not a numbered edition).

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ERA MAN: HISTORIC RACING WITH W.R.G. (BILL) MORRIS
Written by Tim May.
Stock no. 1820133
Published by Morris Publications. 1st 2011. Fine condition.

In the early 1960s, a very young Bill Morris and his friend David Kergon repatriated a 1936 ERA from Southern Rhodesia. This book tells us what happened over the next forty years. Blue glazed pictorial boards. Colour & b/w photos. ISBN: 0954434005. Includes letter signed by Bill Morris.

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ONLY HERE FOR THE BEER: GERRY MARSHALL
Written by Jeremy Walton.
Stock no. 1820132
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st thus 2005. Nearly fine condition.

Biography of a character of the motor racing scene. Tribute Edition. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1844253074. SIGNED by the author at Goodwood, 2005. Title to spine lightly faded.

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ALL ARMS AND ELBOWS
Written by Innes Ireland.
Stock no. 1820131
Published by Transport Bookman Publications. 2nd 1994. Fine condition in a fine dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Autobiography of the motor racing driver Innes Ireland. Foreword by Jack Brabham OBE. Red boaards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. 160 pages. ISBN: 0851840507.

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A LIFE WITH HWM: FROM ASTON TO FACEL VEGA
Written by Fred Hobbs.
Stock no. 1820130
Published by Haynes Publishing Group. 1st 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The author joined HW Motors and the book chronicles his personal experiences there with motoring exotica including Alfa Romeo, Alta, Aston Martin, MG, Riley and others. He was also involved with importing Facel Vega and Iso Rivolta cars. B/w photos. ISBN: 0854297189. Slight lean to spine. Previous owner's address label to front endpaper. Silver dustwrapper is lightly creased.

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BRITAIN'S RACING MOTOR-CYCLES
Written by L.R. Higgins.
Stock no. 1820127
Published by G.T. Foulis. 1st 1952. Almost very good condition.

The history of Britain's racing motor-cycles. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spine browned, boards slightly faded and lightly marked. Foxing to endpapers. Text block browned.

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BUILDING AND RACING MY "750"
Written by P.J. Stephens.
Stock no. 1820126
Published by G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

The story of a raw novice planning, constructing and racing, successfully, on modest means, a racing car based on the homely Austin Chummy. Burgundy cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Spine faded at top & tail. Foxing to endpapers. Foxing to text block. Light page browning. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with loss and repairs to verso with tape.

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