Articles tagged Temple Press Books Ltd.

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"The Le Mans 24-hour Race"

"The Le Mans 24-hour Race," by David Hodges. 140 pp. 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (Temple Press Books Ltd., 42, Russell Square London, W.C.1. 18s.) Here at last, after some feeble former attempts, is a decent history of the great Le Mans race, from the first of the series in 1923, to last year's Ferrari-dominated race. Each year's race is dealt with separately, the text a summary rather than a tedious...

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Books for Christmas

[With the approach of winter and British motoring more savagely taxed than ever, solace will be sought in “fireside motoring” through the medium of books, of which a record flood of new titles has been released for the festive season. We are devoting more space than usual to reviews of some of the more outstanding of them in this issue, and another expanded book-reviews feature will be published...

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" Motor Sports Car Road Tests, Second Series." 119 pp. 11½ in. 8 in., soft covers. (Temple Press Books Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, London, E.C.1. 15s.) Some time ago Temple Press grouped together some of Motor's sports-car road tests and presented them in one volume, as a companion to their useful volumes of general road-test reprints. This is the second of the Series, although how the Editor...

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BOOK REVIEWS "Automobile Year-9." Edited by Ami Guichard. z16 pp. 12', in, x 91 in. (Edita S.A., Box 1109, Lausanne 1, Switzerland. Published in English, French, German and Italian. English Edition bandied by (1. T. Fault's & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Pert pool Lane, London. sos.) This beautiful annual appears in its ninth edition, which follows the format of previous editions but this time photogravure...

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Books for the New Year

"The Rolls-Royce Motor Car"by Anthony Bird and Ian Hallows. 320 pp. 10 in. x 7 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 105s.) Books about the Rolls-Royce are something of an obsession with profit-intent publishers, because they sell well, especially for dollars. Batsford enlisted the aid of that painstaking historian Anthony Bird, and Ian Hallows of the 20 Ghost Club Record...

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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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"'The Motor' Road Tests, 1963 Series"

"'The Motor' Road Tests, 1963 Series." 240 pp. 11 1/2 in. x 8 1/8 in. Soft covers. (Temple Press Books Ltd., 42, Russell Square, London, W.C.1. 15s.) In contrast to the book reviewed above, what excellent value this road-test annual represents. To the expected test reports reproduced from The Motor, covering cars ranging from the Fiat 500D to the Facel Vega Facel II, there are half-a-dozen of the...

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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...


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