Articles tagged Iliffe Books Ltd.

Page 19 of March 1966 archive issue thumbnail Page 19, March 1966

D.H. 9A

There is an account of a forced landing on an island in the Nile when the Clerget engine of a Nieuport Scout suddenly cut out, of salvaging a crashed D.H. 9A from the waters of the Tigris, of flying Bristol Fighters in Damascus, and changing the burst tyre of a 9A under difficult desert conditions. The pictures are mediocre, but capture the spirit of those pioneer Model-T Ford convoys across the...

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"Fokker—the creative years,"

"Fokker The Creative Years," by A. R. Weyl. 420 pp. (Putnam & Co. Ltd., 42, Great Russell Street, London, W.C.1. 84s.) This is another excellent aviation book, different in conception from "In Full Flight," for it is in the Putnam documentary series which means that it contains a vast amount of detailed data about Fokker's life and work and his aeroplanes, from the early Spiders to post-war...

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Book reviews

"'Autocar' Road Tests, Spring 1963." 146 pp., 11 1/5 in. x 8 1/10 in., soft covers. (Iliffe Books Ltd., Dorset House, Stamford Street, London, S.E.1. 7s. 6d.) It is, I suppose, a sign of the times that this welcome grouping together between (soft) covers of recent road-test reports published in Autocar is somewhat less dignified than formerly, on account of advertisement pages being intermingled...

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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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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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