Articles tagged Edita S.A.

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BOOK REVIEWS • • • "Annual Automobile Review—I954 Edition." 262 pp., 12/ in. by 9} in. (G. T. Fouls and Co. Ltd., 7, Milford Lane, Strand, London, W.C.2. 42s.) The arrival of this annual is one of the events of the motoring year. First published in 1954. then as now by Edita S.A. of Lausanne and handled in this country by Foulis, "Annual Automobile Review" makes similar publications look like...

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Books for the new year

"Thirty Years of Motoring for Motor Sport" by Bill Boddy. 160pp. 11" x 8-1/2" (Grenville Publishing Co. Ltd., Standard House, Bonhill Streeet, London, EC2A 4DA. £14.90). Here at last is the book so many of our readers say they have been waiting for — a résumé of W.B.'s road-testing, and driving other cars (veteran, Edwardian, vintage and historic racing cars included, the last-named embracing two...

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BOOK REVIEWS "Automobile Year-9." Edited by Ami Guichard. z16 pp. 12', in, x 91 in. (Edita S.A., Box 1109, Lausanne 1, Switzerland. Published in English, French, German and Italian. English Edition bandied by (1. T. Fault's & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Pert pool Lane, London. sos.) This beautiful annual appears in its ninth edition, which follows the format of previous editions but this time photogravure...

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Books for Christmas

"Cape Cold to Cape Hot," by Richard Pape. 256 pp. 9 in by 53/4 in. (Oldhams Press Ltd., 96 Long Acre, London, WC2. 18s.) This is a book by a journalist rather than a writer, a record-breaker rather than a traveller. Those who might be misled by the title into expecting a genuine travel book will be disappointed, but those who like a racy action story will find it to their taste, even though they...

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Books for Christmas

"Riley—The Production and Competition History of the Pre-1939 Riley Motor Cars," by Dr. A. T. Birmingham. 248 pp. 10 in. x 6.6 in. (G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, London, E.C.1. 45S.) In recent months some outstanding one-make histories have become available which should provide intensely interesting reading for historically-minded readers as well as representing, as such books...

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Book Reviews

"Motor Racing." Edited by S. C. H. Davis. 319 pp. 8¾ in. by 52/5 in. (Seeley, Service and Co., Ltd., 196, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, W.C.2. 35s.) This is a revised edition of volume 33 in the Lonsdale Library series, but the title is rather confusing as it is the second book of this title by Sammy Davis. This is a thoroughly worth-while book because it does go deeply into the subject of motor-...

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Book reviews

"The Certain Sound — Thirty Years Of Motor Racing" by John Wyer. 260 pp. 10½" x 8½" (Patrick Stephens Ltd., Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB3 8EL. £17.50). If Andrew Whyte had much "inside" information at his disposal when writing his history of SS and Jaguar cars in racing and other competition events, to the great benefit of those books, what can I say about this Autobiography, Predominantly of Aston...

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Book reviews

"Floyd Clymer's Indianapolis 500-Mile Race Official Year Book."120 pp. 11 in. by 8-1/2 in. (Floyd Clymer Publications, 1268, S. Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, 6, California. Two dollars.) No race has been so completely covered in book form as the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race since that prolific publisher of motoring books, Floyd Clymer, has been publishing annually his review of the famous American...

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Book reviews

"Automobile Year: No. 10." 241 pp., 12 5/8 in. x 9 1/2 in. (Edita S.A., Box 1109, Lausanne 1, Switzerland. English Agent : G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, London, E.C.1. 52s. 6d.) This is still the outstanding luxury motoring annual. The 1962/63 edition contains the usual reports of last season's F. 1 cars, by Paul Frère, and a comprehensive review of the 1962 Grands Prix,...

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Book Reviews

"Memories And Machines: The Pattern Of My Life" by Sir Harry Ricardo, F.R.S. 264 pp. 8¾ in. x 5½ in. (Constable & Co. Ltd., 10, Orange Street, London, W.C.2. 45s.) This is a very enjoyable book; it can almost be said to be two books in one. On the one hand Sir Harry Ricardo outlines in clear language the history and development of steam, gas, oil and petrol engines during his lifetime and of...



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