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Rancati, Gino Ferrari A Memory
Motorbooks International Osceola, WI 1989 HB/DJ. Very Good/Very Good. 198 pgs. As told by Ferrari's longtime friend and favorite journalist. Based on personal recollections and many of Ferrari's previously unpublished letters. Contains much new information. ISBN #0879383399. Book #B32370. *


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Fittipaldi, Emerson and Hayward, Elizabeth Flying on the Ground
William Kimber and Co. Ltd. London, UK 1973 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition. 256 pages. At the time Emerson was the youngest Grand Prix Champion ever. A very well done biography. ISBN #0718300130. Book #B30554. *


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Gould, Todd For Gold & Glory
Indiana University Press, IN 2002 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 212 pages. Subtitled, "Charlie Wiggins and the African-American Racing Car Circuit." The little known story of a Black barnstorming auto racer who competed in the early 1920s. ISBN #0253341337. Book #B26299D. *


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Meisl, Charles Four Wheels on My Basket
Bookmarque Publishing, UK 1991 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 131 pages. Additionally subtited: "The Czech who brought Porsche to Britain". Foreword by Anthony Smith. An interesting piece of the earliest 356 history by the founder of Cibie lighting who as also an early Porsche enthusiast. ISBN #1870519132. Book #B20188. *


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Libby, Bill Foyt
Hawthorn Books, Inc., NY 1974 HB/DJ. VG+/Very Good. 218 pages. By America's self-described greatest racing driver - written at the peak of his popularity. AJ got his start in Sprint cars before climbing the podium at Indy. ISBN #0801528100. Book #B31733D. *


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Edelstein, Robert Full Throttle The Life and Fast Times of NASCAR Legend Curtis Turner
The Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, Inc., NY 2005 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. First Edition So Stated. 335 pages. The first fresh look at Curtis Turner in 40 years. With a title directly plagerized from Sir Henry Birkin's autobiography (and thus an unlikely cross-over for NASCAR fans) - but otherwise a reasonably engaging read. ISBN #1585674389. Book #B30877. *


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Allen, Michael with Gatsonides, Maurice Gatso The Never Ending Race
Gatsometer, Holland 1993 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. 240 pages. The eccletic biography of an motoring inventor, adventurer and racing driver Maurice Gastonides. ISBN #9090062262. Book #B30196. *


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Hill, Graham and Ewart, Neil Graham
St. Martin's Press NY 1976 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 175 pages. Foreword By H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. This title was in Gallery Proofs awaiting publication when Graham was killed in an air crash- the final chapter was then re-written by his wife Bette. Note: Previous owner's name written on the flyleaf. ISBN #0312342128. Book #B25560. *


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Arron, Simon Graham Hill Driver Profiles No. 10
Hazleton Publishing Surrey, UK 1992 HB/Pictorial Cover. VG+. First Edition. 96 pages. One of the popular Autocourse photo essay and biography series. This edition offers many previously unpublished career photographs and racing interviews with Graham Hill. ISBN #0905138864. Book #B30485D. *


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Tipler, John Graham Hill Master of Motor Sport
The Breedon Books Publishing Company Ltd., UK 2002 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition So Stated. 224 pages. The first fresh look at Graham in nearly a generation. Nicely researched and presented. ISBN #1859832792. Book #B30126A. *


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Petty, Richard as told to Neely, Bill Grand National
Henry Regnery Company, Chicago 1971 HB/DJ. VG+/VG-. 212 pages. The King's own story in the King's own words. A charming read from an era of competiton in motorsportsmanship now long past. Book #B32248D. *


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Libby, Bill Great American Race Drivers
Cowles Book Company, Inc., NY 1970 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. 245 pages. Contains short stories on famous drives of dozens of American drivers of the 1950's and '60s. A nice period piece. Book #B21529. *


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Hodges, David (Editor) Great Racing Drivers
Arco Publishing Co. NY 1967 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. 176 pages. Offers great mini-biographies of Jenatzy, Nuvolari, Carraciola, Fangio, Moss, Hawthorn and others. Includes many unusual photographs of each plus career overviews and more. Book #B22895. *


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Tanner, Hans Great Racing Drivers of the World
Sports Car Press NY 1958 SB. VG. 127 pages. One of the Modern Sports Car Series. Offers biographical sketches of 37 of the most famous Grand Prix and Sports Car Racing Drivers in the prewar and immediate post war period. Book #B24545A. *


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Proudfoot, Dan and Kirby, Gordon Greg Moore A Legacy of Spirit
Inspero Productions Inc., BC, Canada 2000 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. First Edition So Stated. 144 pages. The story of one of racing's fastest rising stars - often called "the new Villeneuve" - his life, and his untimely passing. ISBN #1552851397. Book #B32385. *


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Moss, Stirling How to Watch Motor Racing
Dodd, Mead & Co. NY 1976 HB/DJ. VG/VG. 152 pgs. Stirling gives the inside scoop from a driver's perspective on how to best enjoy races as a spectator. Watch that apex! 152 pages. Stirling gives the inside scoop from a driver's perspective on how to best enjoy races as a spectator. Watch that apex! PLEASE NOTE: An unusual copy with hand-laid color photos of Sir Stirling, and some notes on the inner boards. ISBN #0396072755. Book #B30928. *


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Gates, Bob Hurtubise
Witness Productions, IN 1995 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition. 296 pages. Herk Hurtubise was the Speedway's most sensational rookie who tamed the powerful Novi, started the Chevy revolution in Sprint Cars that ended the Offy domination, and he challenged the racing establishment at every turn. He overcame terrible burns to compete again. An excellent read for any race fan. ISBN #096276535X. Book #B24791A. *


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Aichele, Tobias Huschke Von Hanstein
Konemann, Germany 1999 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 287 pages. Most know him as Porsche's first racing manager but he was also a fine driver in his own right: winner of the 1940 Mille Miglia in a BMW 328, and much more. A great read. ISBN #3829033206. Book #B30156. *


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Moss, Stirling In the Track of Speed
Frederick Muller Ltd., London, UK. 1957 HB/DJ. VG/VG-. 212 pgs. From the early peak of his career - a very boyish Stirling details his world exploits. One of our favorite Moss biographies. Faded dust jacket spine on this copy. Book #B27235. *


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Stewart, Jackie Jackie Stewart on the Road
Book Club Associates, UK 1983 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Edition. 119 pages. Having exhausted all else imaginable to write about auto racing - Jackie turns his talents to explaining proper relations with chauffeurs, avoiding speeding tickets, fixing a broken antennae with a coat-hanger, proper touring attire to attact the birds, dealing with the used car man, etc. No Jackie Stewart collection is complete without it. ISBN #0002180790. Book #B24346. *


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Stewart, Jackie with Dymock, Eric Jackie Stewart World Champion
Pelham Books Ltd., London, UK. 1970 HB/DJ. Near Fine/VG+. 192 pgs. One of the more insightful but less-known Stewart biographies, this is the original Great Britain edition. Book #B23163. *


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Stewart, Jackie with Dymock, Eric Jackie Stewart: World Champion
Henry Regnery Company, Chicago 1970 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. 192 pgs. One of the more insightful but less-known Stewart biographies. Book #B23163D. *


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Giansanti, Gianni Jacques Villeneuve A Champion in Pictures
Goldstar Holdings Corporation 1997 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. Unpaginated, approximately 150 pages. A slightly oversized, glossy photo history on hero worship for the son of a genuinely great driver. ISBN #9768108126. Book #B21236. *


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Hilton, Christopher Jacques Villeneuve In His Own Right
Patrick Stephens Ltd. Cambridge, UK 1996 SB. Near Fine. 176 pages. The story of one of the most popular "Gen-X" racers trying to follow in his father's footsteps as a motorsport icon. ISBN #185260557X. Book #B21212. *


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Defechereux, Philippe James Dean
Dalton Watson Ltd. London 2005 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition So Stated. 132 pages. Subtitled, "From Passion for Speed to Immortality." Published as a 50th anniversary retrospective of Dean's combined film and racing career, this is a solid, well balanced look at both the man and the icon. Appears as an unused copy. ISBN #185443215X. Book #B25468D. *

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