Published by Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1993, Hardback in Dust Wrapper. 1st Ed.
Condition: Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly ruffled at the tail of the spine with two short vertical marks to the centre of the upper panel. Text complete, clean and tight.
Illustrated with colour photographs. From the cover: This book provides a comprehensive history of international motor racing with extensive colour illustrations. Each chapter covers the history of racing year- by-year, from its birth in France in 1894 up to the nineties. Ivan Rendell covers the technical details of the racing car, the history of races such as Targa Florio and the Indianapolis 500, and conveys the thrill of high speed racing.