Articles tagged Anne Sebba

Page 111 of June 1995 archive issue thumbnail Page 111, June 1995

Cars in Books

From Laura Ashley by Anne Sebba (Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1990) we learn that the famous fashion designer's husband, Sir Bernard, liked fast driving and had a Lotus Elite, reconditioned and tuned by Anthony Sheppard, who later became the Ashleys' works manager. The Elite had been brought for £500 in kit form and built up by Sir Bernard himself. There is also reference to the first Company...

Page 56 of May 1989 archive issue thumbnail Page 56, May 1989

Cars in Books

This infrequent column has now been running for more than thirty years, although I remember being told by another publisher that there was insufficient material for it to last very long! And here we still are, having found real cars referred to in books of more interest than fictional ones, and thus capturing another fragment of motoring history. The biography of the authoress and playwright Enid...

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