Articles tagged Temple Press Ltd.

Page 18 of September 1949 archive issue thumbnail Page 18, September 1949

Book Reviews

"A Racing Motorist," by S. C. H. Davis. (lliffe and Sons Ltd. 216 pages. 10s. 6d.) This book is really Sammy Davis' famous "Motor Racing" of 1932, with many of the rather tantalising gaps in that great book filled-in and many new chapters added, the latter covering the 1934 Le Mans race with an Aston-Martin and the 1935 T.T. in a Singer, which ended disastrously for Davis. The remaining new...

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Book Reviews

"Vintage Cars in Colour," by James Barron and D. B. Tubbs. 71 pp. 8 3/4 in. X 7 9/16 in. (B. T. Batsford Ltd., 4, Fitzhardinge Street, London, W.1. 12s. 6d.) It is time Barron's photography received recognition in motoring circles. and this little book—yet another from the prolific Batsford lists—provides good scope for his camera, full page pictures of typical vintage touring, sports and racing...

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BOOK REVIEWS • • • "Annual Automobile Review—I954 Edition." 262 pp., 12/ in. by 9} in. (G. T. Fouls and Co. Ltd., 7, Milford Lane, Strand, London, W.C.2. 42s.) The arrival of this annual is one of the events of the motoring year. First published in 1954. then as now by Edita S.A. of Lausanne and handled in this country by Foulis, "Annual Automobile Review" makes similar publications look like...

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Wharton Wins the N.W. London M.C.'s Gloucester Trial

Ford-Ten-Engined Specials Supreme The Gloucester Trial run by the North West London M.C. was the 31st in a series run by this 45-year-old club. The "Gloucester" is one of the more out-standing trials of the year, and drew the large entry list of 83. Newsreel and television cameramen were present, scuttling from hill to hill throughout the day. It was a wet, windy morning when the first cars...

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Books for Easter

"The Grand Prix Car," by Laurence Pomeroy, F.R.S.A., M.S.A.E. Second edition, volume one (Temple Press, Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, E.C.1 ; 268 pages, 8 1/2 in. by 11 1/4 in., £3 3s.) There is no more satisfactory volume to the serious student of motor-racing than Laurence Pomeroy's "Grand Prix Car." Published as a single volume by Motor Racing Publications in 1949, this classic work has now been...

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Books for the New Year

"'The Motor' Guide to Makes and Models" by David J. Culshaw and H. B. Cottee. 169 pp., 8¾ in. x 5½ in. (Temple Press Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, London, E.C.1. 15s.) This is a remarkably painstaking work giving in great detail information about all the British cars made from 1945 to 1956. It gives their development histories, their specifications and prices and is, in fact, a fund of information...

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Book Reviews

"The Motor Year Book," compiled by Laurence Pomeroy, M.S.A.E.. F.R.S.A., and R. L. de Burgh Walkerley. (Temple Press, Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, E.C.1, 226 pages, 7 1/2 in. by 10 1/4 in., 15s.) This annual work of reference is eagerly awaited and forms a very useful item in the motoring enthusiasts' library. The 1954 edition contains descriptions and technical data relating to 24 new British cars...

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Racing car evolution part III: 1922-1925

We have great pleasure in presenting herewith a continuation of the "Evolution of the Racing Car" series, this time contributed by Laurence Pomeroy, Technical Editor of "The Motor" and author of the "Milestones of Speed" articles now appearing in that journal. The first instalment, covering the period 1919 to 1921, appeared in our October issue. The text and illustrations are published by kind...

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Book Reviews

"The Motor Year Book—1950," by Laurence Pomeroy, M.S.A.E., and R. L. de Burgh Walkerley. (199 pages, 12s. 6d. Temple Press Ltd., Bowling Green Lane, E.C.1.) This year's edition of this annual work is greatly improved over last year's and is beautifully produced. The illustrations are excellent, particularly the full-page photographs of modern racing and sports cars. The road-test summary is...

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BOOK REVIEWS "Sleepless Knights," by John Sprinzel. 123 pp. 81 in. x 5.4 in. (Motor Racing Publications Ltd., 62, Doughty Street, I.ondon, W.C.I. 21S.) This is John Sprinzel's light-hearted account of his rally experiences, with plenty of pithy annecdote which captures admirably the spirit behind this branch of motoring sport. But this slim volume also serves as a guide to European rallying, and...



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