Articles tagged Foulis & Co. Ltd.

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Books for Easter

"The Grand Prix Car," by Laurence Pomeroy, F.R.S.A., M.S.A.E. Second edition, volume one (Temple Press, Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, E.C.1 ; 268 pages, 8 1/2 in. by 11 1/4 in., £3 3s.) There is no more satisfactory volume to the serious student of motor-racing than Laurence Pomeroy's "Grand Prix Car." Published as a single volume by Motor Racing Publications in 1949, this classic work has now been...

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Books for the New Year

"A History of the London Taxicab" by G. N. Georgano. 180 pp., 8.1/2 in. x 5.1/4 in. (David & Charles Ltd.. South Devon House, Newton Abbot, Devon. £2.95.) A history of the Unique taxis which ply for hire in London, describing. their -dimensions and other peculiarities prescribed by Scotland Yard regulations, was overdue and it is excellent that the industrious and accurate Mr. .Georgano has...

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Books for Christmas

"Ford: The Dust and the Glory. A Racing History", by Leo Levine. 630 pp. 9½ in. x 6¾ in. (Collier-Macmillan Ltd., 10, South Audley Street, London, W.1. 63s) The bulkiest of the new batch of motoring books received recently for review, this work follows the theme, now so popular, of one-make racing history. It covers practically every aspect of racing in which Ford cars indulged, from the early...

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RUMBLINGS

IND :472:1:477,-'15 In a leading article in )lirrott SPoRT for October, 1943, Cecil Clutton referred to an experimental 6cylinder, 2-stroke Scott engine which Two-Stroke gave 50 b.h.p. per litre at 4,500 r.p.m., pointing out that this represented a b.m.e.p. of 145, which considerably exceeded that attained, for instance, by the Type 57S Bugatti. This led Dr. Ronald Wood, of Leeds, to send us a...

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Book for Christmas

"The Complete Encyclopaedia of Motorcars." Edited by G. N. Georgano. 751 pp. 10.5 in. x 8510. (Ebury Press Ltd., Chestergate House, Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW 1 V 1 H F. £9.50.) When the first edition of Nick Georgano's all-embracing Encyclopaedia was published, Motor Sport described it as a stupendous and complete book. Little did we realise that this publication Rainbird prepared for...

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Book Reviews

For the moment the flood of hooks about cars has slowed down but no doubt the tide will flow again around Christmas. For the present we have only "Passenger Vehicles-1893-1940" in the Olyslager Auto Library series, the joint work, as it were, of Denis N. Miller and Bart H. Vanderveen, the latter being the Editor. This landscape book with some 150 illustrations, many of them new, is best regarded...

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Books for Christmas

BOOKS FOR CHRISTMAS "Motor Road Tests, 1966 Series." 130 p.., soft covers, 11 3/5 in. x 8 1/3 in. (Temple Press Books Ltd. George Newnes Ltd., Tower House, Southampton Street, London, W.C.2. 31s.) At this time of the year, welcome as a Christmas gift, comes this annual containing reprints of road-tests published by Motor between July 24th, 1965, and July 9th of this year. The cars covered range...

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Books for the New Year

"The Evolution of the Racing Car" by Laurence Pomeroy. 240 pp. 9-1/4 in. x 6-1/4 in. (William Kimber & Co. Ltd., 40, Wilton Place, London, SW1. 50s.) This was the last book written by the late Laurence Pomeroy; he succumbed to heart trouble before it was finished. It is dedicated to his daughter Amanda. The theme is one which Pomeroy probably better than anyone else was fitted to handle,...

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