Articles tagged Bookmarque Publishing

Page 72 of February 1994 archive issue thumbnail Page 72, February 1994

Lawrie Bond — The man & the marque

by Nick Wotherspoon. Bookmarque Publishing, £18.95. Here is something rather special — a copiously illustrated history of the remarkable Lawrie Bond and his numerous products: wonderful for Bond-starved historians and restorers. The Bond three-wheeler minicar was something of a disaster –– I had my troubles with road-test ones and the factory mechanic who came to sort them out was giving in his...

Page 48 of November 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 48, November 1996

Fairthorpe Cars

Fairthorpe Cars, by John H Allan. Bookmarque Publishing, £24.99. It is good that the lesser makes among those sports cars which have given enthusiasts pleasure in the past, have books written about them, as do the great makes from the big manufacturers. This one, about all the Fairthorpe models, small-output but fun, is a welcome addition to such one-make contributions. It is not another book...

Page 70 of April 1992 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, April 1992

Books

The Complete Car Modeller 2, by Gerald Wingrove (revised edition). Haynes / Foulis, £14.99. Gerald Wingrove is a genius builder of incredibly detailed, very accurate scale-model cars. He has now let those modelmakers who have long admired his skill and dedication into his intimate secrets. That is, if they buy his book The Complete Car Modeller, which was published by New Cavendish Books in 1978...

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Formula Junior Racing Cars Remembered

Formula Junior Racing Cars Remembered by Bernard Cowdrey is not only a fine reference work, but is great fun as a means of recalling all the many types of racing car which took part in FJ races. The landscape-shaped book has an introduction to this class of motor racing, with the original FIA regulations, and then describes and illustrates the cars that competed, from Alexis Mk I to Yimkin....

Page 87 of January 1999 archive issue thumbnail Page 87, January 1999

Sun on the Grid

By Ken Stewart and Norman Reich Bookmarque Publishing, £65.00. ISBN 1-870519-56-6 I never cease to be amazed by how much correspondence we receive from South Africa whose residents comprise our staunchest supporters and sternest critics. To many of them, this book will prove familiar, at it was first published back in 1967. Essentially it is a history of racing in South Africa, up to the date of...

Page 46 of February 1996 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, February 1996

Brands to Bexhill

Brands to Bexhill, by Max Le Grand. Bookmarque Publishing, Oxford, £29.95. This is a difficult book to review. To understand, in fact. Basically, it is the story of Max Le Grand's lifestyle, as a motor-racing photographer and journalist, his excellent pictures used in the book reflecting his skill at the former pursuit. Max knew many of the racing "greats" intimately — Hunt, Clark, Bolster, John...

Page 92 of July 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, July 1990

Grand Prix Reflections — from The 2 1/2-litre Formula Era, 1954-1960.

by Anthony Pritchard. 224 pp. 9 3/4" x 7 1/2". Patrick Stephens Ltd. Denington Estate, Wellingborough, Northants, NN8 2RQ. £20.00. Here is another history book, by an author better known in this country, and covering a specific period, as the subtitle indicates. The pictures are in abundance, many of them published for the first time we are assured, and all very well produced. This period of...

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