Very Good. No DJ. Octavo, paperback, blue and gray pictorial wraps; 160 pages, black-and-white illustrations. Ballantine Illustrated History of the Car series. Introduction by Lord Montagu of Beaullen. Sit in the driver's seat and you can appreciate the good things in life, what Gray calls the "pomp of power". Twiddle a little joystick and the seat adjusts itself to chosen settings for leg room, seat height and rake, slowly and to the hum of electrics. Behind is a huge boot with a vast flat floor beneath which lurks the 24 gallon petrol tank that restores the possibility of serious motoring.
Poor/No Dustjacket Issued. 158 Pages 0854292004 The author of this book combines two skills, technical erudition and a command of lucid English and his critism is constructive. He balances his text between cars and other elements, between personalities and achievements, between legend and fact. Sunned spine. A section of 10 pages have pulled loose from the spine and so sold at a reduced rate as a reading copy..
Very good. Ballantine Books, New York, NY, 1971. 1st Ed. (U.S. ), 1st Printing, VG+, Paperback, Size=5.5"x8.5", 160pgs. Color photograph front cover. Small owner name, address label on Title Page, o.w. clean, tight and bright. No ink names, tears, chips, etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Kingham, Sarah-Art Director. Near Fine. 5 1/2" x 8" 160 Pages. September 1971 Edition. Tight bright book with very minor cover edge wear. Black and white photographs on every page. Introudctin by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu. Go and sit n the driveer's seat and you can appreciate the good things in life, what Gray calls the pomp of power. Twiddle a little joysitck and the seat adjusts itself to chosen settings for leg room, seat height and rake, slowly and to the hum of electircs. Behind is a huge boot with a vast flat floor beaneath which lurks the 24 gallon petrol tank that restores the possibillity of serious motoring. Contents: Life begins at forty, The masterpiece, The war to end all wars, Mammon's motors, Towards the war to end all hope, The sky is the limit, and Wait till the clous roll by.
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