2004. CollinsWillow. First. Hard Cover. Book-VG+. Dj-VG, protective covered. 13x10.5. 319pp. Colour frontis, profuse colour & b/w photos. Since the first running of the Goodwood Festival of Speed in 1993, it has become a highpoint of the motoring year, offering a heady cocktail of power, adrenalin, nostalgia and style. Alongside a complete record of every car, every driver and all the highlights since the Festival began, this summons up the spirit of the Festival's long summer weekends.
CollinsWillow. 2004. First. Hard Cover. Book: Very Good. DJ: Very Good. Slipcase: Very Good. 12x10.5. 317pp. Colour frontis, profuse colour photos. Every summer the Goodwood Festival of Speed sets pulses soaring and memories flooding back as revered cars, motorbikes, drivers and riders come together to create an extraordinary celebration of motorsport. This tells the story of the Festival and captures over a decade of 'the Greatest Show on Earth'. THIS BOOK IS HEAVY AND MAY REQUIRE EXTRA FOR POSTAGE, PARTICULARLY TO OVERSEAS DESTINATIONS, HOWEVER, AS ALWAYS, WE WILL DO OUR BEST FOR OUR CUSTOMERS WHEREVER THEY ARE. ***
Near Fine in Very Good+ jacket. First printing, 2004, hardcover with black cloth boards in dust jacket, quarto, 319pp., illustrated in color. Book near fine with handsome boards and tight binding, previous owner's sticker to front flyleaf, otherwise text clean bright and unmarked. DJ VG+ with mild rubbing and edgewear. THIS LARGE, HEAVY BOOK MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL SHIPPING FEES.
Very Good/Very Good. 320 Pages 000718235x A celebration in words and pictures of the world's biggest and most diverse classic motor sports event. Endorsed by the Goodwood Estate, edited by a leading authority on both classic and modern cars and featuring contributions from celebrities ranging from Jeremy Clarkson to Mick Mason, this is a must-have book for all motor racing devotees. Each year over a hundred thousand visitors from around the world gather in the grounds of Goodwood House near Chichester to celebrate their passion for motor cars and motor sport. It is the only meeting in the world where fans can see some of the greatest cars in the history of motor sport together with the drivers who drove them. Goodwood Festival of Speed is the official book on this unique occasion in the sporting calendar. Starting from informal beginnings in 1993 through to the record-breaking 11th anniversary meeting televised throughout Europe and America, the story captures the nostalgia and thrill of a much-loved extravaganza--where beautiful Alfa Romeos, thirties' American Streamliners and outrageous fifties' Cadillacs stand alongside World Championship winning Ferraris, fabulous racing bikes, and the latest expensive F1 machines. And where stars of the sport like Stirling Moss, John Surtees and David Coulthard chat with punters in the paddock and re-live the glories of a bygone era. Topics covered in the book include the history and growth of the event; famous marques such as Jaguar, Mercedes, Porsche and Ferrari; great drivers--on two wheels and four--from Le Mans and Dragsters to F1 and classic bikes; commissioned articles from celebrity fans; and a comprehensive record of all meetings since 1993. Featuring over 600 photographs--many exclusive to the Goodwood collection--and with contributions from a host of leading motor sport writers, fans from all over the world can indulge themselves in this key book on this most cherished occasion in sport.
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