The Motor Racing Story -::- Richard Garrett lands on the shelves of my shop.
London: Stanley Paul, 1969, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs;
From the cover: In which early motor sport event was a car blown backwards downhill by a gust of wind? What long distance road race was nearly stopped by an officious policeman, who trained field guns on to the track? Who was the first holder of the World Land Speed Record? How did enthusiasts in Britain beat the ban on road racing? What were the duties of a riding mechanic? Which early ace was possibly killed by a cufflink? Who was the Red Devil? Why did a gallon of pe…
Good+ in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper, slight fraying to the spine ends and rubbing to the joins. Leans a little. Pages lightly age-tanned.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XII] 196 pages. 9¼” x 6″.