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Kling, Karl with Molter, G. Pursuit of Victory
The Bodley Head, UK 1956 HB/NDJ. VG. First Edition. 192 pages. Subtitled: The Story of a Racing Driver. Along with Lang and Caracciola Kling was one of the 3 pre-war Mercedes aces. Note: Correct color photocopy dust jacket provided. Book #B23018D. *


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Berry, Jean and John Race Driver's Wives
Berry Publishing, IL 1982 SB. VG. 180 pages. Subtitled: "24 Women Talk About Their Lives". Covers Wavelyn Bettenhausen, Paula Hunt Caruthrs, Dina Mears, Betty Rutherford, Marsha Unser and many more. Please Note: Previous owner's name on flyleaf of this copy and the front cover has a crease. ISBN #0942556003. Book #B24459. *


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Evans, Art Race Legends of the Fabulous Fifties
Photo Data Research LLC, CA 2003 HB/NDJ. Near Fine/-. 136 pages. A unique look at over 100 famous drivers and circuits of the 1950's told through a "then and now" perspective. Contains both period ads and action photos and contemporary portraits. Nicely done. ISBN #0970507321. Book #B30384D. *


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Mortimer, Charles Racing a Sports Car
GT Foulis & Co. Ltd., UK 1951 HB/DJ. VG+/G-. 138 pages. By the author of "Brooklands and Beyond", "The Constant Search", and "With Hindsight". Mortimer was an early enthusiast, Brooklands and Silverstone club competitor, racer and also one of the first vintage motorbook sellers. This is his view on 50's racing. Book #B31463. *


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Horsman, John Racing in the Rain
David Bull Publishing, AZ 2006 HB/NDJ. Very Good. 415 pages. Subtitled, "My Years with Brilliant Drivers, Legendary Sports Cars, and a Dedicated Team." A wonderful biography wirtten by a team developer to Aston Martin, the Ford GT40, the Porsche 917 and other dominant endurance racing teams. Forewords by Jacky Ickx, Brian Redman, Derek Bell and Vern Schuppan. ISBN #1893618714. Book #B32208. *


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Gibbs, Joe Racing to Win Establish Your Game Plan for Success
Multnomah Publishers, Inc., CO 2002 HB/DJ. VG+/Near Fine. 287 pages. Not many people can both coach a winning Super Bowl Championship team and manage the dual career as team owner for a winning NASCAR Winston Cup team. So when Joe serves up some financial or motivational advice in this book there are more than a few lessons taught worth retaining. An unusual and useful read. ISBN #1576739473. Book #B17419. *


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Leonard, William Rallies and Races
G.T. Foulis & Co. Ltd., UK 1950 HB/DJ. VG/G. 191 pages. Subtitled, "Motoring Adventures of Gatsonides." Takes you on rallies through the icy deserts of Scandinavia in the winter and the mud of the Balkans in the summer. A great read for the rally set. Book #B23593. *


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Williams, David Richard Burns
Haynes Publishing, UK 2000 HB/Pictorial Cover. Near Fine/-. First Edition So Stated. 151 pages. Subtitled, "Rallying's would-be king." Closely exammines the young life of one of England's favorite off road racing personalities. ISBN #1859606873. Book #B13220. *


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Blake, Ben and Conway, Dick Richard Petty Images of the King
Motorbooks International, MN 2005 HB/DJ. VG+/VG-. 255 pages. Our choice as the best photo biography on RIchard Petty available. Offers a great stroll down the pitlane and behind the scenes of the Grand National era. ISBN #0760320411. Book #B26247. *


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St. James, Lyn Ride of Your Life
Hyperion Books, NY 2002 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition So Stated. 274 pages. The story of the first woman Indianapolis 500 Rookie of the Year and modern female racing pioneer Lyn St. James. ISBN #078686866X. Book #B26260. *


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O'Leary, Mike Rodger Ward
Motorbooks International, MN 2006 HB/DJ. New/New. 160 pages. The first new look at this '60s Indianapolis 500 icon in over a generation. Roger spanned the era of dirt track midgets to Watson Roadster to rear engine Lolas to early aero aids as few other drivers in the history of the sport. Recommended. Appears as an unused copy. ISBN #0760321779. Book #B23963A. *


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Henry, Alan Ronnie Peterson SuperSwede
Haynes (Foulis) Publishing Group Ltd. Somerset, UK 1978 SB. VG. 200 pages. One of the few close looks at this much loved F1 Super Swede who died tragically before his time. ISBN #085429175X. Book #B30960. *


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Rosemeyer, Elly Beinhorn and Nixon, Chris Rosemeyer!
Transport Bookman Publications, UK 1989 SB. VG. 192 pgs. Had he lived many believe Rosemeyer would have been the greatest of all time. Co-written by Bernd's widow. A fascinating read. ISBN #0851840469. Book #B304570. *

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Bagnall, Art Roy Richter Striving for Excellence
Art Bagnall Publishing, CA 1990 HB/Pictorial Cover. VG+. Signed by Author. 379 pages. Inscribed to the previous owner and signed by the author. The only available biography on this early racing constructor and businessman. Book #B31765. *


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Jones, Rupert Rupert Jones The Memoirs of a Motorsporting Clergyman
Richard Netherwood Ltd, UK 1990 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition. 123 pages. Appears as an unused copy. Rupert had a most interesting association with Austin-Healey, Citroen, Morris, Saab, Pat Moss, Eric Carlsson, and many others. ISBN #1872955037. Book #B6730D. *


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Ireland, Innes Sideways to Sidney
William Morrow & Co. NY 1971 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 208 pages. Identical to Innes' biography Marathon in Dust which was published under that alternate title for the UK market. Innes takes up ralley driving to his usual great humor and result. Book #B27343. *

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Surtees, John Six Days in August
Pelham Books Ltd., London, UK. 1968 HB/NDJ. VG. First Great Britain Edition, So Stated. 133 pages. The personal story of one of the only other combined two and four wheel racing Champion since Rosemeyer, and a genuinely nice person. Note: Gift inscription to previous owner written on the flyleaf. This copy is protected by the correct edition color photocopy dustjacket. Book #B22958AA. *


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Day, J. Wentworth Speed The Authentic Life of Sir Malcolm Campbell
Hutchinson & Co. Ltd., London, UK. 1931 HB/NDJ. VG. 288 pages. A great behind-the-scenes look at Malcolm Campbell's open wheel exploits before he focused almost exclusively on the Bluebird and retaining the world land speed record. Some light internal foxing this copy. Book #B23910. *


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Revson, Peter and Mandel, Leon Speed With Style
Doubleday & Co. Inc, Garden City, NY. 1974 HB/DJ. VG/VG. First Edition. 221 pages. Often underrated because of his huge inheritance as a Revlon heir - Revson actually was a highly talented Can-Am and USAC competitor. **Contains a small chew mark on the binding** . ISBN #0385061668. Book #B32109. *

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Raymond, Robert Stirling Moss
Motor Racing Publications London 1953 HB/NDJ. VG. First Edition. 199 pages. One of the first, if not the first Moss biography written when he was a twenty three year old rising star .The raw talent and aggression were there even this early on. Offers a nice context to his later careeer. Book #B30815. *

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Edwards, Robert Stirling Moss The Authorised Biography
Orion Books, NY 2005 SB. VG/-. 266 pages. The first fresh look at Moss in nearly two decades. Great photography and detailed supporting text. ISBN #0752865625. Book #B31090. *


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Higdon, Hal Summer of Triumph
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, NY. 1977 HB/DJ. VG/NF. 254 pages. Subtitled: "The Life of Jimmy Caruthers". Reviewed as the motivational true story of a gifted young racer on the Champ Car circuit who lost his life to cancer. Book #B23367. *

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Higdon, Hal Summer of Triumph
Subtitled: The Life of Jimmy Caruthers - G.P. Putnam's & Sons NY 1977 HB/DJ. Very Good/Very Good. 254 pgs. Keywords: Auto Racing, Biography, Road Racing, Sports Cars. ISBN #399119116. Book #B32369. *


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Yates, Brock Sunday Driver
Thunder's Mouth Press, NY 2004 SB. VG. 251 pages. A noted auto journalist takes up racing. The favorite Yates adventure. Please note there is a small remainder mark on bottom page edge of this copy. ISBN #1560255412. Book #B26296. *

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Yates, Brock Sunday Driver
Dell Publishing Co., Inc., NY 1975 PBK. VG. 251 pages. Small previous bookstore label inside cover. A noted auto journalist takes up racing. The favorite Yates adventure. Book #B26265. *

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