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#6101 pilota

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 10:15

Books in the works? Still some hope that these may appear.

"Ferrari 330P4 - The Complete Story" by Nathan Beehl & Paul Skett. ISBN 0954694635. Listed on Amazon UK. AS of 29-Nov 2007, Beehl says that book has not been started yet, but still hopes to do it. Link.

There's a little story behind this one. The 330P4 book was discussed - once- with a publisher who was keen, BUT terms were not discussed and a contract was never signed. Neverthless the would-be publisher decided to ISBN the title, and from there it went into the public domain. It is still a book that I would like to do, but I have two more Ferrari titles out in the next six months, and I am also working on another for about 12 months time. So regretably not much time for P4s at the moment.
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Posted 12 October 2011 - 12:00

Another "never published" is an English edition of Elly Rosemeyer's "Mein Mann Der Rennfahrer": only one copy known to have existed, having turned up when the library of Earl Howe was sold. Presumably a review copy or proof, it was purchased by Chris Nixon. Whereabouts now unknown?


As recorded in the Introduction to Chris Nixon's "Rosemeyer! " the ex-Earl Howe book is in private ownership.

Eoin Young in "It Beats Working" says that a German collector bought another copy in a second-hand bookshop in Zurich in 1960.

Edited by monoposto, 12 October 2011 - 12:04.


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Posted 12 October 2011 - 13:15

As recorded in the Introduction to Chris Nixon's "Rosemeyer! " the ex-Earl Howe book is in private ownership.

Eoin Young in "It Beats Working" says that a German collector bought another copy in a second-hand bookshop in Zurich in 1960.

I've met the chap who bought the ex-Howe copy - sadly he didn't want to sell it....

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 13:27

I have two more Ferrari titles out in the next six months, and I am also working on another for about 12 months time.
Nathan


Nathan,

Can you give us any details?

Jack.

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 13:53

Another one , multiple announcements by Haynes:

WATERSPEED RECORD The definitive story, by David Tremayne ,Haynes June 2011...

Michael

#6106 pilota

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 13:57

Nathan,

Can you give us any details?

Jack.


Hi Jack
Should have done that in my previous post. The next two are very specialised:-
The first is a very comprehensive look at early Ferrari brochures 1945 - 1964. So covering a similar area to Merritt, but with much more detail, some corrections and in full colour.
The second is about the early official Ferrari b/white postcards. Again, this is the most comprehensive look at these rare items. The book will include full-size scans of approx. 200 postcards. It will include many that have never been seen before. We're aiming for February 2012 for both books.
The 3rd has to remain under wraps for now. More news nearer the time.
Nathan

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 14:09

Thanks, Nathan. I'll be looking forward to those.

Jack.

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 15:04

There's a little story behind this one. The 330P4 book was discussed - once- with a publisher who was keen, BUT terms were not discussed and a contract was never signed. Neverthless the would-be publisher decided to ISBN the title, and from there it went into the public domain. It is still a book that I would like to do, but I have two more Ferrari titles out in the next six months, and I am also working on another for about 12 months time. So regretably not much time for P4s at the moment.
Nathan



Nathan -- Do you want to keep this on the "Book in the works" list or would you prefer to have it in the "books that never were" section? Your call.

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 15:19

As recorded in the Introduction to Chris Nixon's "Rosemeyer! " the ex-Earl Howe book is in private ownership.

I was working from memory when I said Nixon bought it: I'd have dug my copy out to check that, but my lounge makes DCN's study look tidy! :p

Eoin Young in "It Beats Working" says that a German collector bought another copy in a second-hand bookshop in Zurich in 1960.

You learn summat new every day! :up:

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 16:59

Nathan -- Do you want to keep this on the "Book in the works" list or would you prefer to have it in the "books that never were" section? Your call.

You should leave it on "in the works" then hopefully it will act as encouragement!

Jonathan

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 17:53

Nathan -- Do you want to keep this on the "Book in the works" list or would you prefer to have it in the "books that never were" section? Your call.

Frank
Will it upset anyone if I leave it "in the works", as I would like to write it one day.
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#6112 pilota

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 17:54

You should leave it on "in the works" then hopefully it will act as encouragement!

Jonathan

Thanks Jonathan - still "in the works" then
Nathan

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 18:00

Frank
Will it upset anyone if I leave it "in the works", as I would like to write it one day.
Nathan



Entirely up to you. In the works it is!

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 19:08

Books in the works? Still some hope that these may appear.

"Adventure On Wheels - A Race Through Life" by John Fitch, a second edition of his 1959 autobiography. Scheduled to be published by Race Legends in 2004.

"Around the Raceway" by Terry Walker. Announced by author on 04-Oct-06, but the web site he listed has vanished. Link

"BMW Ultimate Drives Vol. 1 1937-1982" by Jeremy Walton. To be published Dec. 2011 by Coterie. Link

"BMW Ultimate Drives Vol. 2 1983-2011" by Jeremy Walton. To be published by Coterie.

Brian Redman autobiography, by Redman & ??. As of 11-Feb-2011, Bill Wagenblatt reports that Redman is considering having Wagenblatt work on the book after Redman and Michael Keyser parted ways, but nothing has been decided. Link

"BRM Vol. 4" By Doug Nye.

"Bruce McLaren Scrapbook (The)" by Jan McLaren & Richard Becht. To be published in 2012 by Harper Collins NZ. Link

"Conversations with a Winner - The Ray Nichels Story" by William LaDow. Originally announced in 2003, now scheduled for release in late summer 2011, according to this site.

"Cooper Monaco Type 61M" by Chuck Brandt. Author mentions it on 28-Apr-06. Link.

"Dan Gurney - All-American Racer" by Gordon Kirby. Scheduled to be published by David Bull in 2005, has an ISBN number (1893618501), but still not out.

Dave MacDonald biography - MacDonald Family. As of 03-Oct-2007, Henri Greuter reported it was underway. Link

"Ferrari 330P4 - The Complete Story" by Nathan Beehl & Paul Skett. ISBN 0954694635. Listed on Amazon UK. AS of 29-Nov 2007, Beehl says that book has not been started yet, but still hopes to do it. Link.

Grand Prix Alfa Romeos by Simon Moore. As of 10-Oct-2011, David McKinney states that it is still in the pipeline. Link

Group A History by Jesper O. Hansen. Link.

Howden Ganley Autobiography. Reported on 25-Nov-2007 that it is in progress. Link

"In-line Ferraris" by Antoine Prunet & Franco Lombardi. As of 07-Jan-2008, Prunet stated it was nearly finished. Link

"Inside Track" by Phil Hill, Steve Dawson and Doug Nye. Link

"Jacky Ickx" by John Tipler. To have been published by Coterie press in 2007.

"Jaguar Gauld Mine" and "Maserati Gauld Mine", both by Graham Gauld. Announced in 2005, still listed here.

"John Surtees Autobiography" by Surtees & Robert Edwards. Announced by Time-Warner in 2006, but still unreleased.

Lord Howe biography. On 26-Jun-2009, Ted walker states that a book is being written. Link

"McLaren - The Art Of Racing", by Maurice Hamilton. To be published by Prestel in 2012. Link

"McLaren - The Wins", to be published by Coterie. Link

"McLaren - The Cars 2nd Edition", to be published by Coterie. Link

"NASCAR Engines - The History Of America's Racing Engines" by John Carollo and William Holder. Scheduled to be published by David Bull in 2005, has an ISBN number (1893618463), but still not out.

Nick Loudon photography book. As of 04-Jun-08, Andrew Kitson hinted that a book will be out in "months to come". Link

"Pole Position Rex Mays" by Bob Shelling. Announced in 2003, finally being published in November 2011 by Dick Wallen according to a flyer I received on 7-Oct-2011.

"Talbot-Lago Grand Sport" by Peter Larsen. To be published by Dalton Watson. From the end flap of "Watkins Glen, the Street Years 1948-1952".

"Time and Two Seats 2nd Edition" by Janos Wimpffen.

Tony Brooks biography by Mike Lawrence. As of 08-Feb-2008, the author stated that it is to be published by Motor Racing Publications (link).
This may actually turn out to be an autobiography. As of 10-Oct-2011, it was reported that the manuscript is written and that photos are being chosen (link).

USRRC History, by Mike Martin (grimeheel). As of 26-Feb-2007, author says book is being finished. link

"Zagato-Bodied Maserati A6G 2000 (The)" by Walter Bauemer. To be published by Dalton Watson. From the end flap of "Watkins Glen, the Street Years 1948-1952".




Reference Maserati Gauld Mine the book was completed at the beginning of the year and awaiting confirmation of publication sometime in 2012. Having second thoughts about the Jaguar one but have about a third of the basic material.




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Posted 12 October 2011 - 19:49

Reference Maserati Gauld Mine the book was completed at the beginning of the year and awaiting confirmation of publication sometime in 2012. Having second thoughts about the Jaguar one but have about a third of the basic material.


Thanks, Graham. I'll leave them in the works if that's OK with you.


#6116 Jesper O. Hansen

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 21:11

Books in the works? Still some hope that these may appear.

Group A History by Jesper O. Hansen. Link.


I'm sorry to say the book project has been put on hold as I'm simply not a person to get things done. Instead I have shared a lot of my research regarding group A over at 10-Tenths and in return learned so much more.

Jesper

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 00:30

I'm sorry to say the book project has been put on hold as I'm simply not a person to get things done. Instead I have shared a lot of my research regarding group A over at 10-Tenths and in return learned so much more.

Jesper


Jesper -- do you prefer that the book be moved into the "never were" section?


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Posted 13 October 2011 - 01:31

The lists have been updated to reflect recent information. You can use these links to directly access the lists:

books that never were
books with title changes
books in the works

Thanks for all of the contributions.

I have not yet included the Richard Seaman book brought up by motorbookworm and vitesse2 as I want to make sure it is really defunct and is not being confused with Chris Nixon's "Shooting Star - The Life Of Richard Seaman". As an amusing side note, "The Last British Hero" is still listed on the US Amazon.com site, with a publication date of December 31, 2035! link.

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 08:17

The lists have been updated to reflect recent information. You can use these links to directly access the lists:

books that never were
books with title changes
books in the works

Thanks for all of the contributions.

I have not yet included the Richard Seaman book brought up by motorbookworm and vitesse2 as I want to make sure it is really defunct and is not being confused with Chris Nixon's "Shooting Star - The Life Of Richard Seaman". As an amusing side note, "The Last British Hero" is still listed on the US Amazon.com site, with a publication date of December 31, 2035! link.


A book that can be removed from the 'in the works' list is McLaren: The Wins published by Coterie Press. Thanks to this extensive discussion I followed the links and bought a copy direct from the McLaren Shop online. I am very pleased to say that it arrived this morning and it is a marvellous looking piece of work. Every race win up till the end of 2010 is covered to some extent and the book is very glossy. Dare I say worth the £50 it costs.

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 10:01

Good work Frank & helpers !

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 10:01

Jesper -- do you prefer that the book be moved into the "never were" section?


A "never will" section would be the most precise description, but I don't know the catagories - thank's for asking!

Jesper

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 11:18

Senna Special

Haymarket (Autosport) has produced a 'bookazine' (yes , awful word) on Senna (172 pages). Two years ago they made a good one on Ferrari..

Here the link:

http://www.themagazi...mes?offer=SENNA

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Posted 14 October 2011 - 12:38

This may have already been mentioned here, but if not:

http://www.speedreaders.info/


I don't know how one becomes a reviewer, but certainly many TNF "bookers" would be excellent at it.


Jack

Jack

I have to admit to a certain interest regarding speedreaders. They reviewed my book, and I write reviews for them. It’s run by a gentleman in Arizona named Sabu Advani, who also edits The Flying Lady, the magazine of the Rolls-Royce Owners’ Club. The Flying Lady has also reviewed my book, and I’ve written for it and given a talk at an RROC Annual Meet in Toronto.

With that out of the way, I assume most TNFers who contribute regularly to this thread will know about speedreaders, but for those who don’t, I think it’s a very valuable, complimentary resource to TNF. Here, the talk is mostly about what’s about to be published or has been, and what’s been bought or landed on a doorstep and been flicked through. I also value TNF as a quick way of establishing from people whose opinion I trust the best book on a given subject.

Speedreaders, on the other hand, publishes full-blown reviews of 800 – 1,500 words. It covers not only historic and current motor racing, but the whole range of transport – cars, planes, ships, you name it. It’s a wonderful facility.

To become a reviewer, check out http://speedreaders....ith_pub_003.htm.

You certainly should Jack. I’d like to know more about the Ferrari books on your shelves!

Rgds

Paul


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Posted 14 October 2011 - 19:09

Today I finally got my expl. of Spurrings LM 49-59 and Parkers F1 in Camera 50-59 . Very nice books following their usual lines , decent prices and lots of good pictures , many new ones ! Well worth their money ..........but why oh why........so many , 20+ plus 30 pictures over more than 1 page. It spoils much of my joy , cant even do a good copy of them .! A pity !

#6125 helioseism

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 02:19

The Tony Brooks autobiography is now listed on Amazon.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 11:34

:up: :clap: Well, I know what will head my Christmas list.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 13:07

:up: :clap: Well, I know what will head my Christmas list.

That'll be Christmas 2012 then. It's got a March 2012 publication date.

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Posted 16 October 2011 - 13:14

That'll be Christmas 2012 then. It's got a March 2012 publication date.

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 23:05

The Tony Brooks autobiography is now listed on Amazon.


Thanks for the info. It should be well worth the wait!

#6130 Tuboscocca

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Posted 18 October 2011 - 07:12

Ruhestein - Bergrennennen 1946

It's in German (sorry). A book on the FIRST race (hillclimb) in the Black Forrest after WWII held in July 1946.
The sensation is that after more then 60 years they found 7 rolls of black and white Agfa film with photos of the event...

http://www.amazon.de...3...me=&seller=

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Posted 19 October 2011 - 16:35

I've just placed my order for Kent Patrick's book on W B Thompson, the winner of three Australian Grands Prix in the early thirties... and who missed out on a fourth by a mere 26 seconds, I might add...

John Medley has been waxing lyrical about this tome since he got it last week, so I figured it must put me in closer touch with a lot of history of racing in Australia in that era. Its scope is far broader, of course, than the AGP book, and it's apparently quite a large publication with a lot of pictures. Many, too, from Thompson's private collection.

It does sound like Kent put a lot of work into his research, so I have had little hesitation in writing the cheque and posting it off to him for my copy.

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 10:05

Book review of Michael Argetsinger's Formula One at Watkins Glen: 20 Years of the United States Grand Prix from VeloceToday:

http://www.velocetod...lenbook-review/

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Posted 27 October 2011 - 12:58

Coming in September:

Porsche Bergsport: Europa-Bergmeisters... 1957 - 1969 von Jörg-Thomas Födisch, Rainer Rossbach, Michael Behrndt und Jost Neßhöver
EUR 29,90

On the European Hillclimb championship..Same authors as for the 908,917 books...


Link: http://www.amazon.de...

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Got this in the post today. Despite title, the publicity may lead one to think this is a more general history of the hill-climb championship, but it is 90% Porsche. Contents include brief profiles of 22 outstanding stars of the hills, summaries of all qualifying rounds 1957-1969, descriptions of Porsche's official cars & main opposition, interviews with Hans Herrmann and Eberhard Mahle, introductions of main venues plus results.
Important addition to any Porsche library - and very much recommended at only €22,43 from The Book Depository (postage incl.). Thanks for the tip Tuboscocca!



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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:22

Got this in the post today. Despite title, the publicity may lead one to think this is a more general history of the hill-climb championship, but it is 90% Porsche. Contents include brief profiles of 22 outstanding stars of the hills, summaries of all qualifying rounds 1957-1969, descriptions of Porsche's official cars & main opposition, interviews with Hans Herrmann and Eberhard Mahle, introductions of main venues plus results.
Important addition to any Porsche library - and very much recommended at only €22,43 from The Book Depository (postage incl.). Thanks for the tip Tuboscocca!


Thanks proviz, especially for the review!!
We have to be thankful, as there is very little printed on the very interesting European hillclimb championship..
BTW: bookdepository (now owned by amazon offers the German books with approx. 20% reductions incl.postage worldwide).As we have fixed prices in Germany ,very interesting!!

Best regards Michael


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Posted 28 October 2011 - 06:26

Hi Jack
Should have done that in my previous post. The next two are very specialised:-
The first is a very comprehensive look at early Ferrari brochures 1945 - 1964. So covering a similar area to Merritt, but with much more detail, some corrections and in full colour.
The second is about the early official Ferrari b/white postcards. Again, this is the most comprehensive look at these rare items. The book will include full-size scans of approx. 200 postcards. It will include many that have never been seen before. We're aiming for February 2012 for both books.
The 3rd has to remain under wraps for now. More news nearer the time.
Nathan



The brochure book was already sighted , as a 'prototype' at the Padova Classic exhibition (27-30 Octobre 2011)!!
Looks great! Price???

Michael

#6136 Vitesse2

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 11:19

Thanks proviz, especially for the review!!
We have to be thankful, as there is very little printed on the very interesting European hillclimb championship..
BTW: bookdepository (now owned by amazon offers the German books with approx. 20% reductions incl.postage worldwide).As we have fixed prices in Germany ,very interesting!!

Best regards Michael

It works the other way, too. If you buy books from a UK address, Amazon.de automatically deducts the VAT, as do the more clued-up business sellers on eBay.de. I assume Amazon.fr do the same.

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 13:09

It works the other way, too. If you buy books from a UK address, Amazon.de automatically deducts the VAT, as do the more clued-up business sellers on eBay.de. I assume Amazon.fr do the same.

Vitesse2 --didn't know that!!
The main difference is that in UK you have RRP, but nobody seems to bother...You can find new books for up to 50% reduced prices..
In Germany the law is very strict. Recommended prices are absolutely fixed. Some Guys do (artificially) remainder new books...but that is another story!!

Regards Michael , the piggy bank

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Posted 28 October 2011 - 23:30

I checked the non-starters page by page in my 1967 printed edition (covers the 1966 race) and my 1994 printed edition (covers the 1994 race) and they are identical in layout and cars/drivers named and pictured.

The 1994 cover for helioseism. I haven't seen many myself, but that probably means little about their availibility.

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#6139 dwh43scale

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 19:34

Ref Autodrome 2 by Sam Collins. Has been delayed a couple of times and my order has now been cancelled by Amazon, but I can now sign up to be notified when available.

Any insights anyone ? Does Sam frequent these pages ?

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#6140 Tim Murray

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Posted 31 October 2011 - 19:44

Does Sam frequent these pages ?

He has done in the past, but hasn't visited so far this year. Here's his last post about the book:

Hi there, yes its delayed because its still only 90% finished, both me and Gav have been flat out on other projects (in my case lots of em!). The track listing on Amazon and Veloce is incorrect, but not saying what is in and what is out. Hopefully there will be a bit of a preview of the new one in Brighton in the new year - also we may do similar at a TNF gathering in Herts.

The Veloce date of Sept 2011 is pessimistic - it'll be out by then at the latest



#6141 Vitesse2

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Posted 05 November 2011 - 10:55

If anybody is after a copy of "TT Pioneers", Robert Kelly's book on the pre-Great War Tourist Trophy races on the Isle of Man - long out of print and rare even second-hand - it appears that Eddington Hook (better known as an Open University book supplier) still have some new stock at the very reasonable price of £15.72 + postage. To find it search for "T.T. Pioneers" (including the full stops!)

http://www.eddington.../pid/page/index

#6142 Simon Davis

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 11:38

Maurizio Tabucchi has written a new book about Clemente Biondetti called "CLEMENTE BIONDETTI. UNA STORIA LUNGA CINQUANT’ANNI". Published by Edizione C&C it is only in Italian but there are 312 photos over the 192 pages. It costs 32 Euros. Apparently many of the photos have been sourced from the collection of Biondetti's nephew. Sounds promising.

#6143 helioseism

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Posted 06 November 2011 - 16:33

New book announcement:

The Offy Killer - Chet Wilson - The Man Behind The Legend
By Donna Wilson
Hard cover
235 pages
11 x 8.5 inches
200 photos + color
Available "Winter 2011"
$49.95 + $8.00 shipping

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 12:39

I haven't seen this one mentioned yet:

The Limit: Life and Death in Formula One's Most Dangerous Era, by Michael Cannell.

A joint biography of Phil Hill and Wolfgang von Trips which culminates in the events of the 1961 Italian Grand Prix.

#6145 West3

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Posted 08 November 2011 - 18:34

Reading between the lines, this appears to be a biography of the semi-fictionalized, dramatized variety, containing accounts of conversations and encounters which "could" have occurred. Descriptions such as "a vivid and atmospheric recreation" make me think the author will play a bit fast and loose with the facts and not let them get in the way of a good story.

Still, I could stand an entertaining read and the subject matter is square in the middle of my area of interest. I ordered my copy a few days ago and it should arrive later this week!


I haven't seen this one mentioned yet:

The Limit: Life and Death in Formula One's Most Dangerous Era, by Michael Cannell.

A joint biography of Phil Hill and Wolfgang von Trips which culminates in the events of the 1961 Italian Grand Prix.



#6146 helioseism

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 05:11

It must be getting close to Christmas...

Two new books by Michael Keyser:

Evolution of the Porsche 911 In Competition - 1965-2010 (with Bill Oursler)

Behind Le Mans - The Film in Photographs

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#6147 helioseism

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 05:19

And another one:

Cunningham C-4RK (Stance & Speed Monograph Series, No. 1)
Peter Bodensteiner

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#6148 Jack-the-Lad

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 14:54

Reading between the lines, this appears to be a biography of the semi-fictionalized, dramatized variety, containing accounts of conversations and encounters which "could" have occurred. Descriptions such as "a vivid and atmospheric recreation" make me think the author will play a bit fast and loose with the facts and not let them get in the way of a good story.

Still, I could stand an entertaining read and the subject matter is square in the middle of my area of interest. I ordered my copy a few days ago and it should arrive later this week!



I'm about 1/3 through it, and that's the way it's reading. On the other hand, the notes appear to document the book faily well (I haven't read them in detail yet). One weakness is the small number of photographs. Assuming the book is aimed at an audience less intensively involved than the typical TNF member, many readers will wonder about what these cars, drivers and tracks looked like. That was probably more an editorial decision rather than any fault of the author.

Still, I've learned a few things so far, making it a worthwhile read.

Jack

#6149 David McKinney

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Posted 09 November 2011 - 18:02

Historica Selecta have just produced the Classic Car Auction Year Book 2010/2011, latest version of the Bolaffi Catalogues which were first published in 1995

Adolfo Orsi and Raffaele Gazzi have compiled records of all sales held by the major acution houses in 2010, not only listing each make and model, and the prices realised, but with detailed analysis of the market and trends over the past 18 years

The auction houses and dealers might prefer otherwise, but the book is available to interested private individuals, either direct from the publishers in Italy at €44.90, or from Chaters here in the UK at £39.99 + p&p

#6150 Paul Parker

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Posted 10 November 2011 - 14:37

For those London or Home County TNFers who frequent this forum's book thread I thought the following work might be of interest, especially if you like details and pictures of the arcane and long gone.

LONDON'S DISUSED UNDERGROUND STATIONS
J. E. Connor
Capitol Transport Publishing (www.capitaltransport.com)
ISBN 978-1-85414-250-4

It was first published in 1999 as an A5 paperback and this is the latest enlarged version reprinted in 2008.

It's not about old racing cars/drivers/circuits et al so my apologies for introducing it here but I found it fascinating and hope others will do too.