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#1251 karlcars

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Posted 02 December 2005 - 17:27

Just a quick note to TNFers...

Last night I accepted the Montagu Trophy from the Guild of Motoring Writers for 'The V12 Engine', this being recognition for the year's best historical work. Needless to say, all racing V12s are covered.

The book also won a Gold Medal from the International Automotive Media Awards in New York.

I saw a reference to my book on Can-Am being very expensive; this presumably refers to my years-ago 'Group 7' book and not my new title for Iconografix, which isn't all that costly.

Regards to all,

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#1252 paulhooft

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Posted 02 December 2005 - 17:51

I saw a reference to my book on Can-Am being very expensive; this presumably refers to my years-ago 'Group 7' book and not my new title for Iconografix, which isn't all that costly.

Carl,
Its not that those Iconografix books are very costly,
They are a collection of - nice- Photo's..
But My personal favourites are books with Photo's and Text, like the well known Square Books from Motorbooks (MBI), PSI, Cartech and other Sources on European or American racing. or your Classic Racing Engines, Classic Racing Cars.
I think that Classic Racing Cars could have been an absolute classic.., ;like the Grand Prix Car, or Power And Glory..., if only you had doubled the information, photo's, pages!
Paul Hooft,
Netherlands

#1253 FLB

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Posted 02 December 2005 - 18:55

Originally posted by bluelite
Graham Gould sent me an answer about the Marabout-book of Jim Clark ("Jim Clark" by Jim Clark).

I hope it is ok for him if I post his answer here:

Michel, if you can find a distributor of Marabout books, run after him (or her)! :lol: Marabout published many racing books in the 1960s, including Günther Molter's Jack Brabham bio, Enzo Ferrari's Le mie gioie terribili and Richard von Frankenburg's book on the Nürburgring. As a bonus, those books are usually pretty inexpensive as well, so they're an easy way to get an entry into the era in which they were written.

Michel Hubin wrote annuals of Sportscars and F1 from 1968 to 1971. He also wrote a reference book called Les monoplaces which covers the explosion of development series in the late 1960s (FV, FF1600, F3, FFrance, etc.).

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Posted 02 December 2005 - 20:32

Originally posted by karlcars
Just a quick note to TNFers...

Last night I accepted the Montagu Trophy from the Guild of Motoring Writers for 'The V12 Engine', this being recognition for the year's best historical work. Needless to say, all racing V12s are covered.



Congratulations! I have "The V12 Engine" in my bookcase, along with many of your others.

Jack

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Posted 02 December 2005 - 22:35

'Tis the season to be jolly
Falalala Lala Lala... :drunk:

I visited Bibliauto yesterday, a specialist bookstore here in Montreal. I went seriously over my budget thanks to Mr. Anthony Pritchard! :lol: I also came back with a copy of Perry McCarthy's autobiography, which I read in a single night. It's a good read even for people who don't understand what this racing fuss is all about. It's funny, witty, engaging (it makes you want to find Andrea Sassetti and wring his neck), etc... :up:

#1256 Vitesse2

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Posted 02 December 2005 - 22:57

Originally posted by FLB

Michel, if you can find a distributor of Marabout books, run after him (or her)! :lol: Marabout published many racing books in the 1960s, including Günther Molter's Jack Brabham bio, Enzo Ferrari's Le mie gioie terribili and Richard von Frankenburg's book on the Nürburgring. As a bonus, those books are usually pretty inexpensive as well, so they're an easy way to get an entry into the era in which they were written.

Michel Hubin wrote annuals of Sportscars and F1 from 1968 to 1971. He also wrote a reference book called Les monoplaces which covers the explosion of development series in the late 1960s (FV, FF1600, F3, FFrance, etc.).

I have Les monoplaces: recommended. They also published a three-volume paperback edition of Tragatsch's A-Z of competition cars. Not as well illustrated as the German edition (no colour) but an excellent reference work.

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Posted 03 December 2005 - 18:23

Originally posted by FLB
'Tis the season to be jolly
Falalala Lala Lala... :drunk:

I visited Bibliauto yesterday, a specialist bookstore here in Montreal. I went seriously over my budget thanks to Mr. Anthony Pritchard! :lol: I also came back with a copy of Perry McCarthy's autobiography, which I read in a single night. It's a good read even for people who don't understand what this racing fuss is all about. It's funny, witty, engaging (it makes you want to find Andrea Sassetti and wring his neck), etc... :up:

never visit them since they reopen on Notre-dame av. the last time i went there was when they were on Laurier st a couple of years ago they didnt had much book especially on motosport history and vintage racing then .the owner told me that those books were not selling well and that his business was mostly about modern f1 magazine and book and all scale model and toy. did they change there mind or maybe its a new owner ,anyway do they have a good choice of books now

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Posted 03 December 2005 - 20:58

Congrats Karl, I have the V12 and its stunning. Not as stunning as EWE but what is!!!! Will ya ever use some of the profits and go buy a V12 motor, then tell us all about it....

My Canadian friends I was very lucky to win a signed copy of Perry McCarthys auto when it was released, I think it was a caption comp, cant be sure. I read it in 2 days, lazy you say, well I was on my honeymoon, anyway I lafed so much that the Mrs read it too in one day (also on honeymoon, hey we were tired during week 2) Its an absolute hoot....

#1259 JohnS

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Posted 03 December 2005 - 22:53

Today I bought a new book about the Spa 1000kms. It's called "The 10,000KM of Francorchamps and its Metamorphoses 1966-1975". A rather clumsy title for a rather nice book. It's by Jacques Ubags, published by AXE (www.axe-communication.com).

It's an A4 (landscape) hardback, 160 pages. All the pictures are the author's own, so I've never seen any of them before. It includes photos of all the programmes, tickets etc too.

The only thing which lets it down is that there are literally dozens of spelling mistakes/typos.

Apart from that though, I thoroughly recommend it to fans of the golden age of sportsar racing, or anyone who loves Spa.

John

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Posted 04 December 2005 - 03:24

Originally posted by philippe charuest
never visit them since they reopen on Notre-dame av. the last time i went there was when they were on Laurier st a couple of years ago they didnt had much book especially on motosport history and vintage racing then .the owner told me that those books were not selling well and that his business was mostly about modern f1 magazine and book and all scale model and toy. did they change there mind or maybe its a new owner ,anyway do they have a good choice of books now

Go there! Their book selection is close to what it was when they opened on Avenue du Parc in 1990, I am delighted to say :)

They've just received an order of about 700 books, albeit many of which are about muscle cars. They still have a few historical books (DCN's BRM vols 1 & 2 and two copies of his Dino: The Little Ferrari book, Bill Boddy's Brooklands, Mike Lawrence's Grand Prix Cars 1945-1965 and Colin Chapman: Wayward Genius, Eric Dymock's Jim Clark biography, several Ludvigsen books, a few from Pete Lyons, etc. They didn't have as many racing books this summer because I've kept raiding them over the past two years :p Their prices are competitive with what I've found on-line as well, without having to wait for shipping. So far, I've also bought four French editions of Autocourse from them, but their French book selection is not too great. One of the new (and former) owners told me that they're expecting another shipment of books for Christmas.

A visit there is an instant reward in itself, although my bank account does not agree! :lol:

#1261 Seppi_0_917PA

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Posted 05 December 2005 - 15:04

Book news...

Corvette Thunder, 50 Years of Corvette Racing, 1953-2003
by Dave Friedman
Forward by Dick Guldstrand.
400 pgs
9 1/2 x 11 1/2 hardbound w/slipcase
500 B&W and 150 color photographs
$75.00

"Noted motor-sports historian Dave Friedman has spent more than a year compiling this incredible, second-to-none photographic history of Corvette racing. Scouring his personal archives plus those of other historians, and race tracks worldwide, Friedman has amassed literally hundreds of unpublished, or rarely published, photographs that appear in "Corvette Thunder, 50 Years of Corvette Racing, 1953-2003". The more than 600 black & white and color photographs contained in the book vividly bring to life the greatest moments in Corvette racing during the past half century."

http://www.corvettet...m/book-corv.htm

#1262 philippe charuest

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Posted 05 December 2005 - 17:54

i thinq someone wrote here at TNF that the Tony Rudd book "it was fun " will be reprint ,any news ? cause his book is on the expensive side in the used book market

#1263 Joe Fan

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Posted 06 December 2005 - 02:37

I recently received a copy of Ralph de Palma "Gentleman Champion" by Gary Doyle and I highly recommend it to serious motorsports historians and those interested in early 20th Century racing. I don't think I have ever seen a non-coffee table style book done with this quality. Like Doyle's Jimmy Murphy book, this one contains many great period photographs and artwork, all with a spot varnish applied to them to make them stand out from the page. One of the photos that caught me by surprise was one of wreckage from David Bruce Brown's fatal crash. I have read some of the book and I have already learned a great deal about the man who has a grandstand section named after him at Daytona Speedway. :up:

http://www.king-of-t...com/depalma.htm

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Posted 10 December 2005 - 21:49

I just got myself an early christmas present:

'The Complete Book of Formula One: All Cars and Drivers Since 1950 ' Arron / Hughes

:clap: man, I had been searching for that in my book shop for so long.

#1265 Steve L

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Posted 12 December 2005 - 21:24

I picked up an excellent “coffee table” type book last week from Collectors Car Books at Silverstone called “Getty Images – Motor Racing: The Early Years” by Brian Laban.

It is a large 300+ page landscape-format picture book covering all types of motor sport (Grand Prix, Brooklands, Tourist Trophy, Record Breaking, Sand Racing etc) from the 1900s to about 1960.

I’d seen a few of the pictures before, but the majority were new to me.

Favourite shots include one of Parry Thomas standing by his Leyland-Thomas and “Babs” cars, together with his super low-slung “Flat Iron” racer.

There are loads of pit, paddock and start line photographs, all beautifully reproduced and captioned in English, German and French.

And the best thing is that it is a sale book and a bargain at £19.99!

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 03:35

Motoring book purchases have been thin on the ground for me lately (I've been wandering through this thread for a while, but have in no way completed it, so apologies if these have turned up before). But I have gotten a couple of titles. I'm busy wading through Anthony Pritchard's "Sports Racing Cars". It's pretty good, but the sort of book I read in stages-a couple of entries at a time.

The other I simply flew through. It's "Race of the Century" by Julie M. Fenster. It's about the 1908 New York to Paris race. Very light on photographs, which is a shame, as I would think there'd be a reasonable number of pictures taken at the time. But it's very well written, in the same way that "Devil in the White City" by Erik Larsen is. You almost forget you're reading a history and are completely engaged in the story. Rather made me want to jump in my car and drive round the world.

-William

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 11:11

question for you gbl
As I have never seen this book I wonder what your opinion of it is.
I cannot seem to locate a copy here and want to know what a page
looks like before I send my order to the UK
Couldyou scan a page 4 me ?

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 11:44

Originally posted by Steve L
I picked up an excellent “coffee table” type book last week from Collectors Car Books at Silverstone called “Getty Images – Motor Racing: The Early Years” by Brian Laban.

.....

And the best thing is that it is a sale book and a bargain at £19.99!


Thanks for posting this information. When, I saw it in the bookstore it was filmwraped so I needed advice.

Now, I'm in a hurry!

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 15:28

Originally posted by Seppi_0_917PA
Book news...

Corvette Thunder, 50 Years of Corvette Racing, 1953-2003
by Dave Friedman
Forward by Dick Guldstrand.
400 pgs
9 1/2 x 11 1/2 hardbound w/slipcase
500 B&W and 150 color photographs
$75.00

"Noted motor-sports historian Dave Friedman has spent more than a year compiling this incredible, second-to-none photographic history of Corvette racing. Scouring his personal archives plus those of other historians, and race tracks worldwide, Friedman has amassed literally hundreds of unpublished, or rarely published, photographs that appear in "Corvette Thunder, 50 Years of Corvette Racing, 1953-2003". The more than 600 black & white and color photographs contained in the book vividly bring to life the greatest moments in Corvette racing during the past half century."

http://www.corvettet...m/book-corv.htm


Thanks for pointing this book out. I enjoy Friedman's books and was not aware of this one, which was privately published by Guldstrand and appears to be a special labor of love. My copy arrived yesterday and I've already lost a few hours leafing through it. It's about twice as long as Friedman's books typically are but is otherwise the same style; beautiful pictures accompanied by captions of varying degrees of detail to move the story along. An effort appears to have been made to more or less cover all ages of Corvette racing equally, so the 70s and 80s are not slighted at the expense of the early years. Not that those years aren't covered -- there are some wonderful photos of the early racing Vettes, the Cunningham efforts at Le Mans, and of course the Grand Sports, along with drivers Fitch, Guldstrand, Thompson, Yenko, and Penske.

The url listed takes you to the publisher, who sells a slipcased version autographed by Friedman and Guldstrand. For the more budget minded, Illinois-based Corvette warehouse Mid America Motorworks is currently selling the slipcased version on sale without autographs for $49.99 plus shipping.

http://www.madvet.co...frame=1.69.6045

If you're interested in racing Vettes or American road racing, this book warrants a look.

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 15:46

Originally posted by red stick

I enjoy Friedman's books


...so do I - wonderful photography! - but you have to be careful with the captions. There's one in the gorgeous Legends Of Motorsport that captions Henry N. Manney III as Jenks, f'rinstance ;)

(The shot of Dan Gurney after the Willow Springs Trans-Am race in that book is one of the finest motorsport photos I've ever seen).

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 15:55

i bought "pro sports car racing in america 1958-74" of dave friedman and its a fantastic book specially that theres not much book on that subject.and yes theres sometime some caption who are dubious or let say incomplete. for instance theres one paddock pictures of gurney leaning on his car (arciero lotus)but just beside theres joachim bonnier and peter ryan and theres no mention of them

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 16:25

It wouldn't be the only caption that needs work in Friedman's book:

Page 14: fails to identify Jim Rathmann among the drivers at Nassau 1958

page 17: not Constantine in the Aston but his co-driver Gus Andrey

page 18: not the Micro-Lube 450S with Shelby, but their 300S Maserati, Chevy powered

page 27: not Constantine flanked by Thompson and Mitchell, but Jimmy Orr

page 28: not the start of the Nassau trophy, but a 5-lap premininary; Shelby ran the Birdcage in the main, not Gurney.

page 31: not Shelby's final international race; that came later at CDR with a Scarab [as listed a few pages later!]

page 48: not Krause in the Birdcage, but Chuck sargent

page 53: not Publicker in Old yeller, but Fred Gamble

etc, etc.

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 16:46

obviously you have the book ,so maybe you could clear something, page 21 bottom the caption is chuck daigh on a "john edgar special (98)" ,but in another book they say its a "troutman-barnes special", whos right

#1274 red stick

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 17:15

Originally posted by WDH74
Motoring book purchases have been thin on the ground for me lately (I've been wandering through this thread for a while, but have in no way completed it, so apologies if these have turned up before). But I have gotten a couple of titles. I'm busy wading through Anthony Pritchard's "Sports Racing Cars". It's pretty good, but the sort of book I read in stages-a couple of entries at a time.
-William


I picked this one up a few months ago and have enjoyed returning to it again and again. It reminds me of one of my favorite racing books, Doug Nye's Famous Racing Cars, in that it is a series of essays on notable cars, so you can pick and choose what interests you or start from the beginning and read through. Also makes for great bedtime reading. The subjects are generally well chosen, with the exception of the much-lamented (in reviews here and elsewhere) decision to exclude the Audi R8 in favor of the Bentley Speed 8 as one of the representatives of this decade : , but highly recommended.

As Christmas approaches, another book well worth the time is the reissue of The Ford That Beat Ferrari, a lavishly illustrated and well-written account of Ford's 1960's Le Mans campaign. In the States Amazon and Buy.com are selling it in the $80.00 range, a substantial discount from the publisher's $130.00 asking price, but even at retail this book won't disappoint. I've read Pritchard's Ford vs. Ferrari, Ronnie Spain's GT40, and Leo Levine's history of Ford racing, The Dust and the Glory, and still learned quite a bit from TFTBF. And the pictures, of cars, races, garages, and people, are IMHO nearly worth the price by themselves.

#1275 red stick

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 17:21

Looks like some of Dave's books are thrown together more hastily than others. :blush: Of course, his method appears to be publishing out of his incredibly deep trove of racing photos dating back some forty or more years. Evidently they're not as well catalogued as they could/should be, or the memory is starting to fade.

To my knowledge, nobody else is doing anything similar with their old photos. Or is that right?

#1276 WINO

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 17:31

Red Stick:

The problem with Friedman is that he was not present at a lot of the late fifties/early sixties events. He is using photographic material taken by other people [Jack Braby, Pete Biro, Bob Tronolone, etc]. I don't think his own work started until 1962.

Philippe:

Originally Daigh was scheduled to drive the Edgar-owned Maserati 570S in the USAC race at Riverside in the summer of 1959. When it looked that the car would not be finished in time, Daigh transferred to the Troutman-Barnes Special, upgraded with a Scarab Chevy V8, and entered it as the John Edgar Special because of his sponsor. So both versions are correct.

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#1277 red stick

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 17:37

WINO:

Thanks. Good to know.

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 21:22

Originally posted by red stick


I picked this one up a few months ago and have enjoyed returning to it again and again. It reminds me of one of my favorite racing books, Doug Nye's Famous Racing Cars, in that it is a series of essays on notable cars, so you can pick and choose what interests you or start from the beginning and read through. Also makes for great bedtime reading. The subjects are generally well chosen, with the exception of the much-lamented (in reviews here and elsewhere) decision to exclude the Audi R8 in favor of the Bentley Speed 8 as one of the representatives of this decade :

Don't you mean Pritchard's Famous Sports Racing Cars? Unless I've missed another book by DCN? :confused:

In any case, while we're on the subject of photo captions that get it wrong, Pritchard's book isn't above them either:

p.33: Le Mans wasn't cancelled because of strikes in 1938 like the caption says, but in 1936. The text, however, gets it right.

p. 219: That's not Jacky Ickx driving the 312PB, that's Brian Redman, unless Ickx chose to wear his teammate's helmet.

#1279 red stick

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 21:45

Originally posted by FLB

Don't you mean Pritchard's Famous Sports Racing Cars? Unless I've missed another book by DCN? :confused:


I was favorably comparing Pritchard's Sports Racing Cars, published this year, to Doug Nye's Famous Racing Cars: Fifty of the Greatest, from Panhard to Williams-Honda, published in 1989. Sorry for the misplaced antecedent. :rolleyes:

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Posted 13 December 2005 - 22:23

Originally posted by petefenelon


(The shot of Dan Gurney after the Willow Springs Trans-Am race in that book is one of the finest motorsport photos I've ever seen).

I must have missed that race. I wonder where one might encounter more information?

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Posted 14 December 2005 - 08:55

Originally posted by Frank S
I must have missed that race. I wonder where one might encounter more information?

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Frank s


My apologies, it was Green Valley, not Willow Springs! -- the book wasn't to hand when I was typing the message, I just remembered it had somethign to do with trees!

#1282 Frank S

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Posted 15 December 2005 - 02:10

From the photos I've seen, Green Valley is much more pleasant a place to think about...

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Posted 15 December 2005 - 04:37

Just received from Libreria del Automobile (delivery service much improved since they use Fedex):

- Maria Teresa de Fillippis la Signora F1: very interesting book with a lot of photos and interesting
documents reproduced. The book is in italian and english.

- Piloti e gentiluomini gli eroi italiani della Ferrari: The entries, cars (chassis numbers) of some italian
drivers who drove the Ferrari cars. Not only the well known: Ascari, Taruffi, Musso... but also Giletti,
Ravetto, Taramazzo , Starrabba, Biscaldi... Also very good before unpublished photos.

#1284 Rob29

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Posted 15 December 2005 - 09:38

Originally posted by rudi
Just received from Libreria del Automobile (delivery service much improved since they use Fedex):

- Maria Teresa de Fillippis la Signora F1: very interesting book with a lot of photos and interesting
documents reproduced. The book is in italian and english.

Very interested in this,but cannot find it on their website. Is that the correct title?
BTW-they seem to have Sheldon black books at bargain prices for anyone interested..

#1285 rudi

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Posted 15 December 2005 - 20:41

You can find the de Filippis book in "novita", the other one in searching under "piloti Ferrari".

#1286 bschenker

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Posted 15 December 2005 - 21:52

Sunday 11.decembre 2005 the book presentation

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Posted 17 December 2005 - 06:10

Originally posted by red stick
I finally saw a copy in Barnes and Noble yesterday and was impressed with the quantity and quality of the pictures, although I also do not know if they were previously published, but was underwhelmed by the text. It works as a good beginner's guide to the family, and has a lot to offer about the brother's exploits in the 50's and 60's (Louie, Jerry, Bobby and Al), but does seem to come to a narrative stop about 1988.


All '88 and earlier photos were from the original Anlon book, most of which were reduced in size and included as opposed to getting omitted. The quality of these aren't quite as high as they ought to be because they were essentially scanned from the actual Anlon book as opposed to the original prints due to time constraints (BTW, the Anlon book cannot be feasibly reprinted as is because the plates were destroyed long ago). Compare them side by side and you'll see what I mean.

Newer shots were submitted by family members, including the two I took which made the final cut. Alas, the MBI team didn't bother to look at the stamps on the back of the photos identifying who the photographer was, so I wasn't actually credited in print...

#1288 petefenelon

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Posted 23 December 2005 - 21:45

My Christmas present to myself this year was a nicely-priced copy of Stewart and Reich's Sun On The Grid. It doesn't claim to be the definitive history of South African racing, but it has a damn good go at covering all races of international importance up to 1967. Arguably the 'golden age' of racing in ZA was still to come but this is a fine book, very much 'of its time' in style and form and content, that covers its subject matter with enthusiasm, a fine degree of detail, and perhaps most of all an excellent selection of b/w photos.

Did Reich and Stewart ever try to cover the late 60s/early 70s, when ZA and the surrounding countries had their own rather thriving F1 scene and the endurance races continued to be a major draw? Is there a (direct, spiritual, or de facto) sequel?

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Posted 24 December 2005 - 23:14

Amusing note in the new Mill House Books catalogue - "BRM Volume 3" by Doug Nye due 2006, "BRM Volume 4" by Doug Nye due "sometime"... :lol:

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 00:49

it would be great if Mill House would respond to e-mails
they might take in a few of my orders

#1291 petefenelon

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Posted 25 December 2005 - 09:49

Originally posted by macoran
it would be great if Mill House would respond to e-mails
they might take in a few of my orders


I've never had any problems ordering from Mill House by post, by email, or over Ebay. Perhaps it's the tone of your messages ;)

#1292 gbl

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 12:00

Originally posted by macoran
question for you gbl
As I have never seen this book I wonder what your opinion of it is.
I cannot seem to locate a copy here and want to know what a page
looks like before I send my order to the UK
Couldyou scan a page 4 me ?


I have the German updated translation which also has the 2004 and 2005 starters. Here are some photos:

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I think the only part missing would be a second book with all the nonstarters and strange prototypes like in aerogi's posts

#1293 macoran

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 16:11

Great gbl !!
can you see if there is an ISDN nr for that book
and the address of the Motor Buch Verlag ?
thanks

#1294 macoran

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 16:12

the tone of my messages ?
I only asked them for a page scan so I could what it looked like
and the price for shipping to Holland

#1295 gbl

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 21:11

www.motorbuch-verlag.de

ISBN 3-613-02493-4

#1296 macoran

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Posted 26 December 2005 - 21:25

much appreciated gbl
thanks

#1297 dretceterini

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Posted 27 December 2005 - 21:42

Does anyone have the soft cover books done by A.Fornai on Italain coachbuilders? I think volume one came out about 18 months ago, and he is up to volume 3.

#1298 David Beard

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Posted 29 December 2005 - 17:42

What is the difference between DCN’s “Story of Lotus, 1961-1971: Growth of a Legend” with the red cover, and this…..


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:confused:

#1299 Twin Window

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Posted 29 December 2005 - 17:56

Originally posted by David Beard

What is the difference between DCN’s “Story of Lotus, 1961-1971: Growth of a Legend” with the red cover, and this…..

Yours has a yellow cover, David.  ;)

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#1300 David McKinney

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Posted 29 December 2005 - 19:48

They've got the same front-cover artwork, though on the red book the montage is in colour
In his introduction to the later Theme Lotus, DCN mentions Growth of a Legend, but not Design Revolution, which could suggest they're the same thing :confused: