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Works Driver, the autobiography of Piero Taruffi
Works Driver, the autobiography of Piero Taruffi
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
First British edition 1964
Published by Temple Press, London
Piero Taruffi, 'The Silver Fox' of Italy, who drove the classic racing cars of the 30s and 50s, was manager of famous teams, a top flight motorcyclist, a brilliant engineer and a World record Breaker on two wheels and four.
222pp well illustrated in black and white.
# 20176sC12

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Price: 20.00 / $30.00


Challenge Me the Race - Mike Hawthorn
Challenge Me the Race - Mike Hawthorn
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good plus
Fifth edition 1959
Published by William Kimber, London
The numerous and varied events in which Mike Hawthorn participated in the first seven seasons (1951-57 inclusive) and including the controversial Le mans '55.
240pp with black and white plates.
# 20177sC12


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Price: 20.00 / $30.00


A Turn at the Wheel - Stirling Moss and signed by him
A Turn at the Wheel - Stirling Moss and signed by him
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Fair
First edition 1961
Published by William Kimber, London
The years covered by this book, 1957-1960, will have their special place in history as the period in which British racing cars and their drivers achieved complete dominance over their foreign rivals.
239pp with black and white plates.
# 20187sC12

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Price: 85.00 / $127.50


Stirling Moss - Robert Raymond - Signed by Stirling Moss
Stirling Moss - Robert Raymond - Signed by Stirling Moss
Condition Very Good
Dustjacket Good
First edition 1953
Published by Motor Racing Publications, London
The rise to fame of the 23 year old driver who, in 1952 won his third successive Gold Star, awarded by the British Racing Drivers' Club to the Champion Driver of Great Britain.
195pp plus index with black and white plates.
# 20188sC12

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Price: 75.00 / $112.50


A View of the Silver Coin and Coinage of Great Britain from the year 1662 to 1827 - George Marshall
A View of the Silver Coin and Coinage of Great Britain from the year 1662 to 1827 - George Marshall
Condition Good Plus
Published by John Hearne, London 1838
Containing an account of every denomination of coin and specifying every kind of type, legend, and date of each variety. Also an account of the silver coins struck in Scotland from the year 1662 to the Union of the two Kingdoms in 1707. Description also of those pieces struck as patterns.
A collectors guide of the period of 160 numbered pages bound with interleaving pages for notes.
Sometime in the possesion of H.Cotton who has made copious notes in a good hand of the period. His opening note states, Marshall here describes rather more than 900 pieces: Viz. English 794, Scottish 78, Patterns 30, of these I have at present about 450.
# 19902

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Price: 120.00 / $180.00


Field Sports in India 1800-1947 - Major-General J.G.Elliott
Field Sports in India 1800-1947 - Major-General J.G.Elliott
Condition Very Good
Published by Gentry Books, London 1973
ISBN 0856140236
The life of the British in India was cruelly dismissed by Vanity Fair as 'duty and red tape, picnics and adultery'. However the author demonstrates that for many men - and for some notable women too - it was through sport that they sought relaxation and relief from the routine of their working life.
223pp illustrated in black and white.
# 18676s100

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Price: 14.00 / $21.00


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