no date; ca. 1937. Bound in original red cloth with black title and race car illustration. 299 pp. with 57 photographs and 15 illustrations. Former owner's name and the word "petrol" on end sheets, else no markings. Tight binding, sound hinges. Discoloration to cloth cover along upper and lower corners on front and back. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Romantic Story of Motor Racing
Publisher: Hutchinson & Co.
Book Condition: Good
Book Description London, Hutchinson & Co, no date. H/B red cloth bds, black titles to upper bd and spine, Good-, some staining to cloth, spine faded, a little grubby, contents have occas. foxing, some pencil scribbling to pge 79, 57 b/w photographs incl. frontis., 15 diagrams, neat name to front pastedown, thin brown stain to leading pge edges of 1st 4 pges, just petering out at title pge, pp299, rep has corner torn away. A scarce title. Includes chapters on famous driver and heroes of high speed; famous racing cars and race tracks of the world. Seller Inventory # 7407
Book Description Hutchinson, London. Cloth. Condition: Good Minus. No Jacket. First Edition. With 57 photographs and 15 diagrams. 300 pages. Red cloth with black lettering on front and spine. Black decoration showing a racing car on front. Rather worn at extremities and with a pale mark on front cover. Spine faded. Previous owner`s details including date,1941, in black ink on flyleaf. Page edges dusty and with light foxing sometimes extending to margins. Gutters cracked, one or two signatures a little loose. Pages clean and bright. Size: Octavo. Seller Inventory # 34178