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THE COMPLEAT SPORTING MOTORISTS’ LIBRARY Erie Sydney, who wrote that excellen t article on “Sound in quite rightly argues that we are dependent on books for our with the sport these days, and he sent us a very comprehensive book which we publish in condensed below. Amongst the fundamental books are the following

” Ten Years of Motors and Motor Charles Jarrott (Hutchinson) 1906.

“The Invention of the Automobile.” St. Nixon (Country Life) 1936.

” The Early History of Motoring.” Johnson (Burrow)1927.

“The Autocar-biograph of Owen John.” (Rifle) 1927. ” The Magic of a Name.” Nockolds (Foul’s)

” When Motoring was a Sport.” Lovell (Campbell) 1937.

“Romance Amongst Cars.” St. Jblui (Foul’s) 1938.

” At the Wheel Ashore and Afloat” White (Foul is) 1935.

“My Motoring Reminiscences.” S. F. Edge (Foulis) 1934.

“Wheels Take Wings-the Story of Brooklands.” Burns and A. P. Bradley (Foul’s) 1933.

” A Record of Motor-Racing.” Rose (Reveirs) 1009.

” Horseless Carriage Days.” Maxim (Harper) 1937.

“The World on Wheels.” Duncan 1926.

“The Lure of Speed.” &grave (Hutchinson) 1928.

“Flat Out.” Capt. Eyston (Miles) 1933.

“My Thirty Years of Speed.” Sir Malcolmn Campbell (Hutchinson) 1935.

“The Life of Segrave.” Day and Campbell (Hutchinson) 1930. Nixon Graham ” Motor Racing.” S. C. H. Davis (Iliffe) 1932. ” Full Throttle.” Sir Henry Birkin (Foul’s)

l’s) 1932. t /

” Speed, Life of Campbell.” Day (Hutchinson) 1931.

” Kaye Don-the Man.” Day (Hutchinson) 1934. “Wall Smacker.” de Paolo (Thompson) 1935. “Combat.” Lyndon (Heinemann) 1933. “Circuit Dust.” Lyndon (Miles) 1934.

” Grand Prix.” Lyndon (Miles) 1935. / “Wheels at Speed.” Prince Chula 1936. V “Road Racing.” Prince Chula 1937. V° “Road Star Hat-Trick.” Prince Chula ” Motoraces.” Monkhouse (Newnes) 1037. V “Motor-Racing with Mercedes-Benz.”

house (Newnes) 1938.

“The Story of E.R.A.” C.A.E.P. (Caust on) 1935. “Motoring Sport.” von Stuck (ed.) (nulls) 1036.

“Motor Racing and Record Breaking.” Eyston and Lyndon (Batsford) 1935.

“Fastest on Earth.” Eyston (Miles) 1939.

“Speed on Salt.” Jenkins and Ashton (Deseret. News) 1939.

“Romance of Motor Racing.” Campbell (Hutchinson) 1936.

“Motor Raking.” Lonsdale Library (Seeley Service) 1939.

“Speed and How to Obtain It.” (Rifle) various editions.

“Automobile Racing.” Kuns 1932-9, various. “Motor Trials.” Johnstone (Blows) 1933.

” Trials and Trials Riding.” Bourne (Iliffe) 1939. “Monte Carlo Rally.” Symons (Methuen) 1936. “Two Roads to Africa.” Syinons (Gifford) 1939. V The list goes on with works of fiction -” Speed Fever,” “High Speed,” ” Chequered Flag,” ” Vile Bodies,” “Christopher Strong,” “All Out,” “Sicilian Circuit,” “Thunder Ahead,” “Salute to the Gods,” “Sing Holiday,” “Portrait in a Windscreen,” “Racing Demon,” “Our Lives are Swiss,” ” What the Sweet Hell,” and “The Motor Rally Mystery” are of strong in otoring interestand includes • en passant ” Coronet,” ” Even a Worm,’ “Never Stoop_ to Conquer ” and ” Level Crossing.” These

are the humorous works : Casque’s Sketch Book” “More Sketches by Casque,” and “Dicing with Death. The speedway has “The Romance of the Speedw;iy.” ” Roarin’ Round the Speedways.• • ‘”fltrilling the Million,” “We do have Fun” and “Meet Them With Us.” The younger generation is provided for by : “The Book of Speed,” “The Romance of Motoring,” “The Speed of the Wind,” Sir M. Campbell’s “Book of Famous Motorists.”Power and Speed,” “Modern Boy’s Book of Racing Cars,i/ “The Record Makers,” ‘he Wonder Book of Motors,” and Alfred Edgar’s five fictional works. Here is a useful selection of Christmas presents. Has anyone read them all, does anyone own every one, and can anyone add to the list ?