Articles tagged Nick Georgano

Page 70 of June 1990 archive issue thumbnail Page 70, June 1990

Grand Prix, World Formula One Championship 1989/90.

by Nigel Roebuck. 160 pp. 11"x 8 3/8" Published by Garry Sparke & Associates, Australia. Distributed in the UK by Motor Racing Publications, Unit 6, The Pilton Estate, 46 Pitlake, Croydon, Surrey CRO 3RY. £15.95 When it comes to producing attractive and well printed books, the Australians can show everybody a thing or two. Of these, then, it is Garry Sparke & Associates who are foremost...

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The Ariel

In the beginning the Ariel was a fine, powerful car, in the best "Mr. Toad" style, a copy of successful continental techniques. There was little shame in that, at a time when the lead set by Mercedes with its honeycomb radiator, gate gear-change, channel-section steel chassis-frame and so on was widely adopted by other makers. In this case the manufacturer was the Ariel Motor Co, of Bournbrook,...

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Books for Christmas

"Ford: The Dust and the Glory. A Racing History", by Leo Levine. 630 pp. 9½ in. x 6¾ in. (Collier-Macmillan Ltd., 10, South Audley Street, London, W.1. 63s) The bulkiest of the new batch of motoring books received recently for review, this work follows the theme, now so popular, of one-make racing history. It covers practically every aspect of racing in which Ford cars indulged, from the early...

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The National Motor Musuem

A look at Beaulieu's motoring monument at the end of its Silver Jubilee Year Her Majesty The Queen was not alone among famous Britons to celebrate a Silver Jubilee in 1977. On April 8th, 1952, Lord Montagu of Beaulieu first opened to the public the beautiful Palate House and grounds at Beaulieu, shortly after inheriting the Hampshire estate from his father, the second Baron. In the entrance of...

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Book for Christmas

"The Complete Encyclopaedia of Motorcars." Edited by G. N. Georgano. 751 pp. 10.5 in. x 8510. (Ebury Press Ltd., Chestergate House, Vauxhall Bridge Road, London, SW 1 V 1 H F. £9.50.) When the first edition of Nick Georgano's all-embracing Encyclopaedia was published, Motor Sport described it as a stupendous and complete book. Little did we realise that this publication Rainbird prepared for...

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Early days on the road

"Early Days On The Road" by Lord Montagu and G. N. Georgano. 220 pp. 10 3/4 in. 8 1/4 in. (Michael Joseph Ltd., 52, Bedford Square, London, WC 1B 3.E.F. £7.50.) Usually the arrival for review of yet another pictorial motoring history gives rise to feelings of "Not again" . . . and some are so trite, expensive, or both these things, that I do not review them. Very different is this book based on...

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Kieft

At the 1954 Motor Show was a stand on which was displayed two fibreglass-bodied Kieft Climax 1100 cc sports cars, one in racing trim, one in road trim, and an ambitious flat-four air-cooled engine. The history of the engine was covered in November's issue of Motor Sport, for it was the Kieft-modified AJB with Norton cylinder heads. The reason why the cars were at the Motor Show was because the...

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Britain's Motor Industry

Britain's Motor Industry — The First Hundred Years, by Nick Baldwin, Anders Clausager, and Jonathan Wood (Nick Georgano, Ed). Haynes, £24.99. To mark the first one hundred years of the British Motor Industry Haynes of Yeovil got Nick Georgano to edit, and contribute to, along with the authors named above, this comprehensive 256-page study of the first century, with 120 pictures to illustrate...

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"Brooklands - A Pictorial History"

"Brookiands A Pictorial History" by G. N. Georgano. 1:2 pp 94" x 7". (Dalton Watson Ltd., Beaulieu Books, 76, Wardour Street, London, W1V 4AN. £5.25). By my reckoning there have already been six books about Brooklands as a Motor Course and Aerodrome, including the original "Wheels Take Wings" and the Grenville standard history. So one might question whether another is necessary. Such a thought...

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Shire Albums

Shire Publications of Princes Risborough has added Nos 289 and 292 to the motoring titles in its attractive Shire Albums series. The first is a discourse on the Citroen, by Jonathan Wood. It brings one bang up to date on these individualistic cars, and devotes eight pages to the splendid 2CV and subsequent two-cylinder models. The pedal and electric Citroens, intended for children, are remembered...

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