The Ford Side-Valve Club has issued various useful books about these cars but now, more professionally for those who can afford £10.95, Osprey of 12 / 14, Long Acre, London, WC2E 9LP have come up with Dave Turner’s Ford Popular And The Small Sidevalves”, a 192-page book, 10 in x 7½ in, that says it all, including sports versions, specials, unusual uses for the small L-head Ford engines, even to a mechanical-elephant so powered, etc. There are many pictures, reproductions of contemporary Ford material, etc, and commercials are included. Unlike the Club’s books, MOTOR SPORT road-tests are ignored and L. M. Ballamy is called “Bellamy-. But very interesting to Ford fans, and perhaps to those hoping to run reduced-tax pre-1947 cars. — W.B.