Articles tagged George Allen & Unwin Ltd.

Page 35 of August 1976 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, August 1976

Book Reviews

"The Wankel Engine" by Nicholas Faith. 234 pp. 8 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, 40, Museum Street, London, WC1A 1LU. £6.95.) Although the Wankel rotary internal-combustion power unit conceived by Felix Wankel is of long standing and was tried in this country by journalists in 1964, at Goodwood, it has not made the expected inroads into the automotive world. It...

Page 92 of May 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 92, May 1969

Book Reviews

"Donald Campbell, C.B.E.", by Arthur Knowles and Dorothy, Lady Campbell. 134 pp. 8¾ in. x 5¾ in. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd., Ruskin House, Museum Street, London, W.C.1. 35s.) This is a very readable biography of the late Donald Campbell, commencing with his childhood and schooldays and detailing his attacks on the Land Speed Record and the Water Speed Record. Because Donald's mother has...

Page 46 of May 1971 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, May 1971

"The Power to Fly"

By L. J. K. Setright. 224 pp. 9 1/2 in. x 6 in. (George Allen & Unwin Ltd., 40, Museum Street, London, WC1. £3.75.) I have been saying for some considerable time that, with the flood of books about aeroplanes of all kinds, it is high time that someone wrote about the engines that powered them. I thought that Putnams, who specialise in some of the finest aeroplane histories available, would...

Page 22 of November 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 22, November 1963

Book reviews

"Monza 1963." The Official Year Book of the Autodrome Nazionale di Monza. 143 pp., 11 1/5 in. x 8 1/2 in. (Monza Autodrome Italy.) This beautifully-produced annual, with its fine photographs and colour plates, and many pages of high-class advertising in keeping with the quality of the editorial contents, should be eagerly awaited by discerning English purchasers. Intended primarily as a guide to...

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