Articles tagged Botsford Ltd.

Page 42 of April 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 42, April 1977

Book Reviews

"The British Grand Prix-1926-1976" by Doug Nye. 144 pp, 10 in. x 7 1/2 in. (B.T. Batsford Ltd., 4 Fitzhardinge Street, London, W1H OAH. £4.95.) Doug Nye is making a name tor himself as a painstaking and accurate writer of motor racing history and this survey of all the British Grands Prix, including those races of 1935-1938 called the Donington Grands Prix, is up to the expected standard. The...

Page 44 of July 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, July 1957

Book Reviews

"On the Starting Grid," by Paul Frere. 224 pp., 8¾ in. by 5½ in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 25s.) After a series of standardised textbooks on vintage, Edwardian and racing cars, Batsford have branched out into publishing this racing driver's autobiography. And a very excellent account of Paul Frere's experiences "On the Starting Grid" proves to be. It is not so...

Page 37 of August 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, August 1961

"The Sports Car Pocketbook"

by William Boddy. 253 pp. 5-3/8 in. x 4-1/4 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 8s. 6d.) "The Vintage Car Pocketbook" led the way for this series, and was the greatest possible fun, selling in unexpectedly large numbers. This "Sports Car Pocketbook " is likely to be even more successful, because it covers a wider field, setting out to cover the great and lesser-known...

Page 37 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1961

Motor books for Christmas

"The Silver Lady," by Neville Minchin. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 180o pp. 8 7/8 in. x 5 in. (G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, Holborn, London, E.C.1. 2.5s.) Neville Minchin, now resident in Cape Town, has a vast knowledge of Rolls-Royce matters and in "The Silver Lady," dedicated to his old friend The Rt. Hon. Lord Hives, C.H., M.B.E., D.Sc., LL.D., he...

Page 56 of August 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, August 1963

Book reviews

"The Gordon Bennett Races," by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 251 pp., 8 3/4 in.x 5 3/5 in. (Cassell and Company Ltd., 35, 144 Lion Square, London, W.C.1. 30s.) Lord Montagu instituted the "Montagu Motor Book New Series" with the idea of producing, through the Cassell organisation, worthwhile histories of various aspects of motoring—books going into considerable detail and copiously illustrating a...

Page 24 of January 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 24, January 1963

"Racing Cars" by Richard Bensted-Smith.

70 pp. 8-3/4 in. x 7-1/2 in. (B. T. Botsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 12s. 6d.) Having published colour-picture books on veteran cars and vintage ears it was inevitable that Botsford should bring one out about racing cars, although, remembering—as if we could forget!— the incredible flood of motoring books inflicted on us since the end of the war, it would be nice if any new...

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