Articles tagged Ralph Stein

Page 49 of October 1950 archive issue thumbnail Page 49, October 1950

Club News

Club News WE HEAR Another I 5.9-h.p. is in use in the Itirmitighant-Coventry area as a greengrocer's light. -truck. Can any one run it to earth forii s? David S. Boston has acquired the t,X** White Mouse, ex-ProtIteroe singh-seat1'1' Austin-Seven, A reader luts discovered a Calthorpc tourer with four good tyres in a Bromley garage mill is busy getting it on the road. Cecil Clarion lias replaced...

Page 44 of June 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 44, June 1953

Hard Hittin'

Murray Robinson had a hard-punching article against sports-car owners, sports-car races and "hot-rod" folk in Collier's dated April 4th, under the title of "The Sports Car Set Rides Again." Point was lent to his sneers at specials-builders and beret-wearing sports-car drivers by some fine caricatures of such cars and people by cartoonist Hess. Robinson punches hard, bringing into his criticism...

Page 7 of March 1948 archive issue thumbnail Page 7, March 1948

America Likes British Cars!

Under the heading "Imported Horsepower" in Esquire for February we were pleased to read some complimentary remarks about British and Continental cars and to be told that "Foreign sports cars, like those pictured here, are a red-hot cult among the few hundred Americans who own one. Membership in the cult is by no means confined to New York and Hollywood big-money circles. In the clubs to which...

Page 38 of March 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, March 1952

Showing the flag

As we have said before, British manufacturers should be very grateful to American writers who wave the Union Jack for them in the big-circulation magazines of the USA. Latest writer to whom they are indebted is Ralph Stein. In Argosy for last November, which we have seen through the thoughtfulness of one of our readers, Stein had a long article, "Best New Sports Cars," illustrated with colour...

Page 38 of December 1967 archive issue thumbnail Page 38, December 1967

Books For Christmas

"English Sports-Cars." Illustrated and described by George A. Oliver. 27 pages, 14 in. x 20: in. (Hugh Evelyn Ltd., 9 Fitzroy Square, London, W. 1. 63s.) This is the fourth in a series of these enormous books on early motor vehicles, by Hugh Evelyn, which are intended primarily as a source of big colour illustrations, the pictures being on good paper and unbacked, to make them suitable for...

Page 23 of December 1952 archive issue thumbnail Page 23, December 1952

Club News

We Hear J. A. H. Wallace, Napleton Grange, Kempsey, Worcs., is restoring a 1922 7-h.p. Wolseley flat-twin light car and seeks data, spares and especially the correct carburetter for it. A Foy-Steel light car has come to light in Norfolk. The winter number of Milestones is a Guest Number of the Guild of Motoring Writers; contributors include Tommy Wisdom, W. F. Bradley, St. J. Nixon, S. C. H....

Page 33 of February 1963 archive issue thumbnail Page 33, February 1963

Book reviews

"The Automobile Book" by Ralph Stein. 322 pp. 11¾ in. x 8¼ in. (Paul Hamlyn, Ltd., Westbrook House, 583, Fulham Road, London, S.W.6. 50s.) The American author Ralph Stein specialises in these comprehensive and lavishly-produced and illustrated annuals. This one will keep most people occupied for hours and for 50s. enables you to acquire a highly impressive addition to the motoring bookshelf. But...

Page 26 of February 1953 archive issue thumbnail Page 26, February 1953

Book Reviews

 Sports Cars of the World  by Ralph Stein. (Charles Scribner's Sons, Ltd., 23, Bedford Square, W.C.1; 174 pp.; 8-1/2 in. by 12 in.; 52s. 6d.) We have little doubt but that this lavish book from Ralph Stein's forthright and amusing pen will make him a rich man—on account of the demand that must exist for it in the States, where it originated. To English buyers it represents a very attractive...

Page 35 of March 1951 archive issue thumbnail Page 35, March 1951

LETTERS from READERS

JAGUAR versus ALLARD Sir, I emphatically believe that A. E. Goldschmidt (sharing with Tommy Cole and Briggs Cunningham top-ace pbsition in American sports-car racing) is definitely all-wet in his recent letter to Moron Seoul. stating, "The Jaguar XXI20 has little purpose in America." Goldschmidt, Tommy Cole, Briggs Cunningham and Roy Richter have all made the Jaguar XI(120 look quite badly in...

Page 21 of April 1947 archive issue thumbnail Page 21, April 1947

Club News

We Hear Arthur Fogg has forsaken his Scott "Flying Squirrel" and half-finished racing Scott for the ex-Lang, ex-Butler, unblown "Ulster" Austin Seven. Lt. E. C. Emmett, R.N., has acquired a 1913 G.W.K. as companion to his "4/4" Morgan, and craves also a 1923 G.W.K., which he knows to exist in London, and a Trojan. And just to prove that there is no end to the veterans, Patrick Green has unearthed...

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