Articles tagged John Galsworthy

Page 46 of June 1970 archive issue thumbnail Page 46, June 1970

ON SPORTS CARS

THE SPORTS CAR, almost impossible though it is to define—was it Cecil Clutton who disposed of the problem by deciding it is any motor car through which you cannot walk whilst wearing a top hat ? —has been with us from the advent of the Sixty Mercedes, and is with us still. It is, or should be, the embodiment of motoring for motoring's sake and to some of us this implies something other than...

Page 20 of August 1937 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, August 1937

"SING HOLIDAY"

"SING HOLIDAY" By PETER CHAMBERLAIN (A. Barker, 7'6) Book Review THE motoring bookshelf now occupies a very respectable space, if not amounting to that needed for aeronautical literature. Nevertheless, we have not reviewed all the works of fiction which have appeared of recent years, with a bearing on motor-racing matters, deeming the majority of our readers to be above most of this sort of...

Page 30 of January 1969 archive issue thumbnail Page 30, January 1969

V.E.V. Miscellany.

It was amusing to see, in a recent Newsletter of the Veteran Car Club, advertisements for a 1932 Hillman Minx and a 1938 Armstrong Siddeley. Number two of a Doncaster Gazette publication called "Old Doncaster", available for 3s. from 10, North Bridge Road, Doncaster, contains contrasting pictures of scenes in that city over the past 60 years. There is a view of the factory in which Cheswold cars...

Page 37 of December 1961 archive issue thumbnail Page 37, December 1961

Motor books for Christmas

"The Silver Lady," by Neville Minchin. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. 180o pp. 8 7/8 in. x 5 in. (G. T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., 1-5, Portpool Lane, Holborn, London, E.C.1. 2.5s.) Neville Minchin, now resident in Cape Town, has a vast knowledge of Rolls-Royce matters and in "The Silver Lady," dedicated to his old friend The Rt. Hon. Lord Hives, C.H., M.B.E., D.Sc., LL.D., he...

Page 20 of May 1956 archive issue thumbnail Page 20, May 1956

Book Reviews

"The Girl from Indiana," by Jon Manchap White. 222 pp., 7¾ in. by 5¼ in. (Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., 1, St. Paul's House, Warwick Square, London, E.C.4. 12s. 6d.) The author of ''Mask of Dust" writes this story of an American girl, daughter of an Indiana motor magnate, who is persuaded from marrying into the English aristocracy by a wild racing driver who woos her with the aid of a Triumph TR2...

Page 62 of March 1977 archive issue thumbnail Page 62, March 1977

Cars in books

There are some motoring items in "Jug Within the Law" by Henry Cecil (Hutchinson, 1975) but the author, although admitting that he used to write legal articles for The Autocar, The Motor, and The Light Car & Cyclecar, for £3 per piece, in the 1920s, does not disclose the make of car, which he was using to drive to Brighton County Court with such a load of books in its dickey that, when a rear...

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