Articles tagged Ami Guichard

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Book reviews

"Automobile Year 1982 / '83" 243 pp. 12½" x 9½" (Edita SA, 10 rue du Valentin, 1000 Lausanne 9, Switzerland. Distributed by PSL Ltd., Bar Hill, Cambridge, CB3 8EL. £19.95) The current edition of Ami Guichard's now-immortal "Automobile Year" is as lavish as ever — the Rolls-Royce of coffee-table annual reviews of the previous year's motor racing and automobile activities. The contents are probably...

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BOOK REVIEWS

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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"The Guinness Guide to Formula 1 Motor Racing", by Jose Rosinski. 246 pp., 10 ¾ in. x 8 in. (Guinness Superlatives Ltd., 2, Cecil Court, London Road, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 6DJ. £4.95.) This is a big, beautifully-produced book which sets out not so much to contribute to the great bulk of reportage and history already available about top-class motor-racing as to explain, in not too non-technical...

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"Motormania", by W. A. McKenzie. 248 pp. 8 3/4 in. x 5 1/2 in. Cassell & Co. Ltd., 35, Red Lion Square, London, WC2 45J. £3.00.) The reminiscences of those who have been associated with motoring, especially competition motoring, over a long span of years are usually irresistible. W. A. McKenzie was known to be writing his memoirs, of the times during which he was a newspaper motoring...

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Book Reviews

"Automobile Year-1960-1961," edited by Ami Guichard. 220 pp. 12¾ in. x 9¼ in. (Editor S.A., Box 1109, Lausanne, Switzerland. English edition 52s. 6d.) This luxury publication, now in its eighth year, forms a fine addition to the bookcase besides being an excellent source of reference to motor cars, motor racing and motoring year by year. The generous use of art paper and colour illustrations puts...

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Automobile Year No.12.

"Automobile Year No. 12"Edited by Ami Guichard. 224 pp. 12-3/4 in. x 9-3/4 in. (English agent: G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, London, E.C.1. 55s.) The lavishly-produced "Automobile Year" is still the best of these annuals, in spite of many imitators. It is beautifully printed and the advertisements, many of them in colour, are a complement to the editorial text and pictures. The...

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Book Reviews

British Aviation—The Pioneer Years by Harald Penrose. 607 pp. 8-4/5 in. x 5-2/5 in. (Putnam & Co. Ltd., 9, Bow Street, London, WC2. 84s.) Yet another of Putnam's beautifully produced and illustrated books, this big volume is especially interesting because it concerns itself with the dawn of heavier-than-air flight in this country from the viewpoint of an author who was there and saw most of...

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"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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Book reviews

"Automobile Year—1972/73", edited by Ami Guichard and Douglas Armstrong. 248 pp. 12 1/2 in. 9 1/4 in. (PSL, 9, Ely Place, London, EC1N 6SO. £6.20.) This de luxe review of the past year's motoring happenings has reached its 20th edition. It has been widely copied but remains the topclass annual of its kind. This latest edition reviews, as usual, the important 1972 races and rallies, with...

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Book Review

"Automobile Year—No. 23," edited by Ami Guichard. 223 pp. 12 5/8 in. x 9 5/8 in. (Edita SA, Lausanne. English Agent, G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5 Portpool Lane, London, E.C.1. 55s.) Every year about this time "Automobile Year," that luxury annual, arrives from Switzerland. It is an excellent historical documentary for those who have collected it since 1953, and a splendidly uplifting piece of...

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