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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.