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Yates, Brock Sunday Driver
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, NY 1973 HB/DJ. VG/VG+. 258 pages. A noted auto journalist takes up racing. The favorite Yates adventure. ISBN #0374271836. Book #B20408D. *


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Yates, Brock Sunday Driver (sb)
Fireside (Simon & Schuster), NY 1990 SB. VG+. 251 pages. A noted auto journalist takes up racing. Our favorite Brock Yates adventure. ISBN #0671668269. Book #B26295. *


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Allsop, D The British Racing Hero From Moss to Mansell
Stanley Paul, London, UK 1990 HB/DJ. Near Fine/VG+. 176 pages. Foreword By Alain Prost. Offers great mini-boigraphies and career highlights for every significant postwar British Grand Prix driver. ISBN #0091744911. Book #B18112. *


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Shelby, Carroll The Cobra Story
Motorbooks International Osceola, WI 1974 HB/NDJ. VG+/-. 272 pages. The most coveted (and useful) Cobra book - this copy in the favorite mid 70's MBI edition. A color photocopy dust jacket has been supplied. ISBN #0879380195. Book #B31711D. *

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Kahn, Mark The Day I Died
Gentry Books London, UK 1974 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. First Edition. 152 pages. The great names in race car driving tell of their most harrowing adventures. ISBN #085614035X. Book #B27338. *


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Roy, Alexander The Driver
HarperEntertainment (HarperCollins), NY 2007 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. 326 pages. Subtitled, "My Dangerous Pursuit of Speed and Truth in the Outlaw Racing World." The inside story as told by the seven-time Road Rally Champion. ISBN #0061227935. Book #B25919. *


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Houlgate, Deke The Fastest Men in the World On Wheels
World Publishing, NY 1971 HB/DJ. VG+/VG-. First Edition So Stated. 164 pages. One of the most complete LSR books we stock. Great behind the scenes insights to the cars and the drivers. Book #B17171A. *


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Clifton, Paul The Fastest Men on Earth
Herbert Jenkins Ltd., London, UK. 1964 HB/DJ. VG+/VG. First Edition So Stated. 207 pages. From the cover, "The men and cars that smashed the world land speed record." Contains many never previously published photos and is an excellent comprehensive history. Book #B17172. *


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Pearson, John The Last Hero
David McKay Company, Inc., NY 1966 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Ex-Lib. 218 pgs. Subtitled: The Gallant Story of Donald Campbell and the Speed Record, 1964. Please note: this is the same content as the UK version which was published as "Bluebird and the Dead Lake". Book #B22740D. *


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Beeching, Jeanne The Last Season
Walter R. Haessner and Associates Inc., NJ 1972 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 231 pages. A close look at Bruce's final season while at the top of his game. Picks up where his other bios end with much new information. ISBN #087799014X. Book #B32226. *


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Friedman, Dave The Legends of Motorsport
M.R.I. Publications 1992 HB/Slipcase. Near Fine/-. Signed by Author. 335 pages. Covers the greatest names in postwar motorsport in close detail. Signed by the author and numbered 228/2550. Now a scare to find title worldwide. ISBN #0963275100. Book #B31705. *

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Rubython, Tom The Life of Senna
BusinessF1 Books, UK 2006 SB. VG. 602 pages. One of the best researched and presented Senna biographies written. Recommended. ISBN #0954685733. Book #B31231. *


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Hansen, Ronald and Kirbus, Federico The Life Story of Juan Manuel Fangio
Edita S.A., Lausane-Switzerland 1956 SB. VG. 78 pages. One of the most scarce early Fangio biographies. Often cited an both unauthorized and opportunistic, but also containing many unusual career insights and details not found in other sources. Note: Small previous owner's name written in ink on the front cover, priced accordingly. Book #B22909. *


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Madigan, Tom The Loner
Prentice-Hall, Inc., NJ 1974 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 117 pgs. Foreword by James Garner. A nicely written work on the formation of the NHRA and the early days of front engine drag racing. ISBN #0135401798. Book #B30651. *


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Olvey, Stephen The Man Who Would Not Die
Haynes Publishing, UK 2008 HB/DJ. New/New. 304 pages. Subtitled, "The remarkable story of "Lucky" Herschel McKee." One of the more interesting personalities driving of both World Wars - who enjoyed life as a riding mechanic, race driver, barnstormer, test pilot, daredevil, bigamist and full-time scoundrel. Appears as an unused copy. ISBN #9781844255108. Book #B25289D. *


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Desmond, Kevin The Man With Two Shadows The Story of Alberto Ascari
Proteus Publishing Company, Inc., NY 1981 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First US Edition So Stated. 178 pages. Along with Nuvolari and Varzi, Ascari drove as one of the titans of pre and post war racing and was personally sponsored by Enzo Ferrari. ISBN #0906071097. Book #B30153. *


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Collings, Timothy The New Villeneuve
Bloomsbury Publishing, UK 1997 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. 200 pages. Famed champion Gilles Villeneuve's son comes of age and finally drives out from under his father's shadow. A good bio of contemporary F1. ISBN #0747531021. Book #B32379. *


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Nagle, Elizabeth The Other Bentley Boys
Motoraces Book Club, UK 1967 HB/DJ. Very Good/Very Good. 224 pages. Unveils the missing link in Bentley lore by describing the men and their contributions who built the legendary early race cars. A wonderful bit of otherwise completely lost Bentley marque history. Book #B31087. *

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Summerscale, Kate The Queen of Whale Cay
Viking Penguin, NY 1998 HB/DJ. Near Fine/Near Fine. 241 pages. Subtitled, "The Eccentric Story of "Joe" Carstairs, Fastest Woman on Water.". ISBN #0670880183. Book #B31091. *

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McRae Colin with Allsop, Derick The Real McRae
Ebury Press, UK 2002 PBK. Near Fine. 305 pages. Subtitled, "The autobiography of Britain's most exciting rally driver.". ISBN #9780091883966. Book #B31119. *

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Brayshaw, David The Road to Beijing
Book Guild Ltd 2000 PBK. VG. Signed by Author. 178 Pages. Sometimes it's hard to understand the English. This particular one drove a 1960 Austin Healey 3000 from London to Beijing. With his wife and four children. Why you ask? Ah - you must first purchase the book to learn, Grasshopper. ISBN #185776403x. Book #B31434. *


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Schmidt, Giulio The Roaring Races
Libreria dell'Automobile, Milan 1988 HB/DJ. VG+/VG+. 192 pages. Subtitled: The True Story of Enzo Ferrari Race Car Driver. The only book dealing primarily with Ferrari before he founded the marque. Fascinating. Note: Previous owner's crest stamped on the flyleaf. ISBN #8876720065. Book #B25388D. *


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Wilkinson, Sylvia The Stainless Steel Carrot
Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston, MA. 1973 HB/DJ. Very Good/VG+. First Printing So Stated. 335 pages. An in-depth look at a racing season with John Morton. One of the all-time road racing classics. ISBN #0395172225. Book #B32230D. *


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Scalzo, Joe and Unser, Bobby The Unbelievable Unsers
Henry Regnery Company, Chicago 1971 HB/DJ. G+/VG. Ex-Lib. 307 pages. Subtitled: "The Authorized Biography of The First Family of Speed." A nice look at the entire Unser clan up through the early '70s. Book #B32375. *

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Granatelli, Anthony They Call Me Mister 500
Henry Regnery Company, Chicago 1969 HB/DJ. VG/VG. Signed by Author. 341 pages. The story of one of our favorite characters in the entire history of auto racing. Andy did it all from Flathead Fords, to Lotus, Novi, STP, Studebaker and more. This copy inscribed and signed by Andy Granatelli. Book #B32108. *

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