Articles tagged Macdonald & Co. Ltd.

Page 30 of May 1968 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, May 1968

SR.N1 Hovercraft at Beaulieu

The Montagu Motor Museum took on the role of a transport museum when the "Bournemouth Belle" went to live in Lord Montagu's garden. This role was extended when, on April 6th, the SR.N1, the World's first hovercraft, was placed on public exhibition there. The occasion was historic, for, as Sir David Follett, Director of the Science Museum, emphasised, the hovercraft, brainchild of Dr. Cockerell,...

Page 26 of May 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, May 1967

"The Vintage Alvis"

by Peter Hull and Norman Johnson. 400 pp. 9 in. x 6 in. (Macdonald & Co. Ltd., Gulf House, 2, Portman Street, London, W.1. 126s.) This long-awaited one-make, almost one-model, history by Peter Hull of the V.S.C.C. and Norman Johnson of the 12/50 Alvis Register may be expensive but it comes fully up to expectations and brings Macdonald to the forefront of specialist one-make book publishers....

Page 28 of October 1964 archive issue thumbnail Page 28, October 1964

Book reviews

"Alfa Romeo—A History," by Peter Hull and Roy Slater. 513 pp. 8½ in. x 5¾ in. (Cassell & Co. Ltd., 35, Red Lion Square, London, W.C.1. 50s.) I have been dilatory in reviewing this keenly-anticipated book only because there is so much material in it that it took a long time to read! This is another book in the Montagu Motor Book Series and contains everything that Hull and Slater have been...

Page 62 of September 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, September 1967

Book reviews

“Low-Cost Car Repairs," by John Mills. 294 pages, 8¾ in. x 5½ in. (Faber & Faber Ltd., 24, Russell Square, London. 35s.) As the title suggests, this is a book on care and maintenance ordinary cars, not a tuning book for the speedy boys. It covers aspect of coping with used cars, from mechanical work; through electrical work to body repairs, and deals with them from a very practical and down-...

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