Articles tagged Barr Hill

Page 102 of May 1984 archive issue thumbnail Page 102, May 1984

Book Reviews

"The Automotive Art of Bertone" by Rod de la Rive Box & Richard Crump. 166 pp. 10 1/4 in x 8 1/4. (Haynes Publishing Group, Sparkford, Yeovil, Somerset, BA22 711. £14.95). Those who follow the development of motor-car styling or who collect coachbuilder's histories will find this picture presentation of the work of the great Italian house of Bertone well worth adding to their bookcases. The...

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Books for the new year

"Thirty Years of Motoring for Motor Sport" by Bill Boddy. 160pp. 11" x 8-1/2" (Grenville Publishing Co. Ltd., Standard House, Bonhill Streeet, London, EC2A 4DA. £14.90). Here at last is the book so many of our readers say they have been waiting for — a résumé of W.B.'s road-testing, and driving other cars (veteran, Edwardian, vintage and historic racing cars included, the last-named embracing two...

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Books for Christmas

"The Four-Wheeled Morgan, Volume One The Flat-Radiator Models" by Ken Hall. 136 pp. 7 in. x 91 in. (Motor Racing Publications, 28 Devonshire Road, London W4 2HD £5.45) One would be justified in saying that the writing of books about the Morgan has been somewhat overdone, fascinating as is the subject. Because when I remarked last month, when reviewing Peter Garnier's IPC review of the Morgan...

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A Boot Full of Boots

"A Boot Full of Boots" by Evan Green. 281 pp. 9 1/4 in. 6 in. (Cassell & Company. Ltd., 35, Red Lion Square, London, WC 1 4SG. £4.95.) Here is yet another book About the World Cup Rally, and other marathons, by a journalist from Australia, who drove a Leyland P76— that controversial car—in this 1974 classic, finishing 13th. This is the stuff of adventure. And there is plenty of it, with...

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Book Reviews

Books for the New Year "Cooper Cars" by Doug Nye. 376 pp 10 in x 7½ in (Osprey Publishing Ltd, 12-14 Long Acre, London WC2E 9LP £20.00) This is a considerable magnum opus by the well-known motor racing writer Doug Nye. There have inevitably been other books about Cooper Cars, the famous Surbiton builders of highly successful racing cars, commencing with their ingenious Cooper 500s. John Cooper...

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Book Reviews

"Vanwall—The Story of Tony Vandervell and his Racing Cars" by Denis Jenkinson and Cyril Posthumus. 176 pp. 91 in. x 6i int (PSL, Barr Hill, Cinnbridge. £4.95). The release of this long-awaited book about the late Tony Vandervell of the famous Thinwall-bearing Company and his successful on slaught on "the red cars" in Fl racing between 1954 and 1958 marks the book publishing event of the year, in...

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Book reviews

"On The Road" by Jackie Stewart. 120 pp. 10" x 7" (Collins Willow, 8 Grafton Street, London, W1X 3LA £7.95). The reason this book gets into the full-review section of this book reviews' page is on account of the fame of its author rather than the breathtakingly thrilling content of his book. Jackie Stewart needs no introduction to our readers, although they may hold the view that apologies are...

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Around and about

Porsche 924 Championship The most expensive form of one-make club racing yet seen on British circuits will take place this summer for the £8,000 Porsche 924, similar to that tested by W.B. on page 159. Porsche Cars GB Ltd. is to promote an eight-race series for virtually standard, fully-silenced road cars, with organisation by the British Automobile Racing Club. Events will be held at Thruxton,...

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Books for Christmas

My Thirty Years Motoring for MOTOR SPORT" by Bill Boddy. 160pp. 11" x 8 1/2" (Grenville Publishing Co. Ltd., Standard house. Bonhill Street, London EC2A 4DA. £14.90). This book, which has had a long gestation, is now ready from Grenville, for Christmas perusal. It reproduces the summing-up articles which W.B. has done for 30 years at the end of each year of his road-testing of cars of all kinds,...

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Book reviews

"Historic Fairground Scenes" by Michael E. Ware, FRPS. 96 pp. 9 1/2 in. x 7 1/4 in. (Moorland Publishing Co., The Market Place; Hartington, Buxton. Derbyshire, SK17 0A1. £4.20). Michael Ware has led us, through his photographic archives, to some pleasant historical paths, such as how motor cars were manufactured, the canal scenes of long ago, and so on. His latest book in this style covers a...

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