Articles tagged Model Aeronautical Press Ltd.

Page 80 of November 1957 archive issue thumbnail Page 80, November 1957

Book Reviews

"The Restoration of Vintage and Thoroughbred Cars," by Richard C. Wheatley and Brian Morgan. 192 pp. 9 in. by 6 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 30s.) Here is a practical book of interest to these embarking on the task of restoring a vintage or pre-war thoroughbred car, yet produced in a quality in keeping with Batsford's other motoring books. The authors, who...

Page 64 of June 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 64, June 1967

"Modern manual for drivers of steam road vehicles"

by W. Michael Salmon. 133 pp. 8 1/2 in. 5 1/2 in. (Model Aeronautical Press Ltd., 13/35, Bridge Street, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. 21s.) There is so much interest in steam traction engines and wagons these days that a simple manual of instructions in driving the different types, and servicing steam vehicles generally, including boiler testing, will not come amiss. Various members of the Road...

Page 29 of March 1958 archive issue thumbnail Page 29, March 1958

Miniatures News

The Corgi Toys miniature of the Studebaker Golden Hawk has undergone a change, the colour scheme being Baltic blue with gold flash for the free-running model (Ref. 211) and white with gold flash to distinguish the mechanical model (Ref. 211M). American cars are difficult for Europeans to identify and attractive miniatures of them are the best aid to recognising the various makes and models. We...

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Book Reviews

" Auto-Universum, 1967." Edited by Arthur Logoz. 201 pp. 12 in. x 9-1/4 in. (Hachette, 4, Regent Place, Regent Street, London, W1. 63s.) This is the tenth edition of this annual new-car review, formerly called "International Automobile Parade," which not only contains specifications of the World's 1967 cars and illustrates many of them in colour, but reviews the 1966 sporting season and publishes...

Page 46 of January 1959 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, January 1959

Books for the New Year

 The World's Racing Cars and Sports Cars  by Douglas Armstrong. 208 pp. 5 in. by 7-5/8 in. (Macdonald & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., 16, Maddox Street, London, W.1.  15s.) This landscape book of reference covers recent F.1, F.2 and F.3 racing cars, a solitary example of a U.S.A.C. Formula car, sports/racing cars, sports cars and high-performance cars. It devotes a page write-up to each, opposite...

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Miniatures News

Live Steam! I am extremely fond of traction engines but I never expected to steam my own. Yet one Saturday in January this was just what we did. Warm water having been fed into the boiler until it ran out through the level plug and the piston, big-end and bearings having been lubricated with heavy Castrol engine oil, the fire was lit and in just over 1 3/4-minutes steam was up and, after a few...

Page 38 of December 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, December 1967

Books For Christmas

"English Sports-Cars." Illustrated and described by George A. Oliver. 27 pages, 14 in. x 20: in. (Hugh Evelyn Ltd., 9 Fitzroy Square, London, W. 1. 63s.) This is the fourth in a series of these enormous books on early motor vehicles, by Hugh Evelyn, which are intended primarily as a source of big colour illustrations, the pictures being on good paper and unbacked, to make them suitable for...

Page 37 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1961

Motor books for Christmas

"The Silver Lady," by Neville Minchin. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 180o pp. 8 7/8 in. x 5 in. (G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, Holborn, London, E.C.1. 2.5s.) Neville Minchin, now resident in Cape Town, has a vast knowledge of Rolls-Royce matters and in "The Silver Lady," dedicated to his old friend The Rt. Hon. Lord Hives, C.H., M.B.E., D.Sc., LL.D., he...

Page 38 of November 1973 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, November 1973

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...

Page 7 of August 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, August 1967

Matters of Moment

The commercial side of motor racing King, the monthly which cannot decide whether to be a sex or a serious magazine, and which costs 7s. 6d., perhaps because only 7¾ of its 97 pages carry advertisements, devoted its July editorial to the future of motor racing. In an article called "Crisis On The Circuits " it showed itself very favourably disposed towards motor racing but fearful that race...

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