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  2. This DVD covers the comeback campaign by Jaguar to the Le Mans 24 Hours race.
    It follows the history of the Jaguar racing team since its inception and offers 50 minutes of enjoyable viewing

    With the use of exciting archive racing footage, interviews and expert commentary this DVD is a must for all fans of Motor Racing.

    Brand new and in wrapper
    Region Code: 2 (UK & Europe)

    £9.95
  3. The 24 Hours race of Le Mans is one of the most legendary and prestigious motor races in history.
    This DVD follows the history of the race since its inception in 1923 and offers 50 minutes of enjoyable viewing


    With the use of exciting archive racing footage, interviews and expert commentary this DVD is a must for all fans of Motor Racing.

    Brand new and in wrapper
    Region Code: 2 (UK & Europe)
     

    £9.95
  4. 1984 Le Mans 24 Hours Race Programme
     
    Reasonable condition considering the age but wear on covers and the spine, otherwise all pages are in really good condition
    £19.95
  5. 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours Race Programme
     
    Reasonable condition considering the age, and from one of the best years of endurance racing!
    When Jaguar did battle with Mercedes for supremacy in the World Endurance Championship
     
    An absolute 'must have' for any Le Mans 24 Hours enthusiasts' collection

     

     

    £19.95
  6. 1989 Le Mans 24 Hours Race Programme
     
    Incredible condition considering the age, and from one of the best years of endurance racing!
    When Jaguar did battle with Mercedes for supremacy in the World Endurance Championship
     
    An absolute 'must have' for any Le Mans 24 Hours enthusiasts' collection

     

     

    £24.95
  7. Published by Brooklands Books, this 100 page book details the Toyota Land Cruisers built between 1956 and 1984.

    Fabulous condition for a book almost 30 years old

    Printed in black and white text and mono pictures throughout, this book is a must for any  Land Cruiser owner or enthusiast.

     

    £28.95
  8. Road Runner - A Source Book - Volume 2

    Detailing the history of the Road Runner, GTX, Satellite and others from the original 1964 car to the 1980 cars.

    Immaculate condition for an original and now very rare 40 year old book

    £58.45
  9. Published by Brooklands Books, this 100 page book details the Chevrolet El Camino & SS cars built between 1959 and 1987.

    Fabulous condition for a book almost 30 years old

    Printed in black and white text and mono pictures throughout, this book is a must for any Chevrolet Chevrolet El Camino & SS car owner or enthusiast.

     

    £28.95
  10. Published by Brooklands Books, this 100 page book details the Plymouth Muscle cars built between 1966 and 1971.

    Fabulous condition for a book almost 30 years old

    Printed in black and white text and mono pictures throughout, this book is a must for any Plymouth Muscle car owner or enthusiast.

     

    £28.95
  11. Published by Brooklands Books, this 100 page book details the Chevrolet Muscle cars built between 1966 and 1971.

    Fabulous condition for a book almost 30 years old

    Printed in black and white text and mono pictures throughout, this book is a must for any Chevrolet Muscle car owner or enthusiast.

     

    £28.95
  12. Published by Brooklands Books, this 102 page book details the Muscle cars built between 1965 and 1971.

    Fabulous condition for a book almost 30 years old

    Printed in black and white text and mono pictures throughout, this book is a must for any Muscle car enthusiast.

     

    £28.95
  13. Published by Brooklands Books, this 101 page book details the Dodge Charger cars built between 1966 and 1974.

    Fabulous condition for a book almost 30 years old  

    Printed in black and white text and mono pictures throughout, this book is a must for any Charger owner or enthusiast.

     

    £28.95
  14. With the liberal use of many previously unpublished photographs contrasting past and present, Silverstone Circuit Through Time shows how a wartime airfield developed, stage by stage, into the country's premier motor racing circuit, the annual home of Formula One's spectacular British Grand Prix. Though touching on some of the great personalities associated with the place, it is essentially a book about the circuit itself. There is much nostalgic emphasis on the 1950s and 1960s, when love of the sport and a willingness to make the best of things had to compensate for the somewhat primitive facilities on offer. The remarkable turnaround of more recent years is also fully explored, as a fairly ramshackle venue reflecting the dreamy surrounding countryside turned itself into a high-tech entertainment centre bristling with ambition for the future.

    Published in 2013 by Amberley Publishing and with 96 pages of wonderful photographs this book is perfect for any motor racing fan's book collection

    This book is in superb condition for the year and is unread

    £9.95
  15. Bentley: The Crazy Years. 

    In 2001 the City of Le Mans hosted an exhibition celebrating Bentley's return to the Sarthe. This is the English language version of the  booklet made to accompany it.
    Racing history with some great vintage photographs from the 'glory years' of the 'twenties and some information on the then-new Speed 8. 
    A5 format, 32pp including covers and in great condition
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    £8.95
  16. Piers Courage - Last of the Gentleman Racers written by Adam Cooper

    Published by Haynes in 2010, this paperback is in excellent brand new condition. 

    Now quite rare copy of this superb book with some colour slides within the centre of the book

    £38.45
  17. BRM Motor Racing painting by Craig Warwick

    Limited edition and signed by artist, number 1 of 50
    Circa 2006 and purchased direct from artist at Goodwood Revival

    Very rare original print in glass covered frame (H: 295mm W: 210mm)

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    £95.00
  18. When it comes to reading books, a lot of the younger generation would say that it is an outdated media, but is it? If you are of a certain age then you would remember that the only option to gain knowledge was via the printed word. You may not even had the resources to purchase a number of books, but this was not an issue as you could nip to your local library and borrow a copy. Back into the 21st century, you can read so much information online, but it is sometimes 'too much information' that we are faced with in one simple internet search. Sometimes the information is good, sometimes it is unreliable and even in a lot of cases 'wide of the mark' when it comes to accuracy when researching a topic. So, back to the printed book and magazine. Why would you want to buy and read a book? Well, for some people it is the aesthetic value of a book, the feel, the smell and just handling a book can be all one needs to settle in for a good read. You can get this on an electronic device and indeed Tablets are great for summer holiday reading as you can download several books onto one device and work your way through them as you lay by the pool. Equally, the spoken word by way of Audiobooks are an excellent way to grab some downtime on the eyes and be absorbed into the story being narated. But generally, the essence of reading a book is rather comforting to most knowing that the content has been researched thoroughly by the author and verified by a publisher as original and authentic work. Added to that, there may be images that are not available online due to copyright reasons and the reader can benefit from this in a printed version. Is the digital age providing too much information? Now this is a matter of perspective, there is a huge amount of information and when you look at the number of 'hits' on Google for a specific subject it then becomes quite difficult to separate the wheat from the chaff. It takes some refining via specific search terms and even then it may only show snippets of information that you require. I was once asked by a student on a Motor Vehicle course that I was teaching "how does he know what it is that he doesn't know". This was in context to an exam and he didn't know what the question would be and therefore didn't know what to revise in order to confidently answer the question. Now this sounds quite a simple problem to resolve but when faced by huge amounts of information available on the internet (which is where they are encouraged and prefer to go to for knowledge) then it does become a big problem indeed! My answer was to pick up a theory book which covers the fundamentals of the subject from the very early basics to the most advance knowledge you would need. Now here is the killer!....read the index and if you know what a certain topic or technical term means then move on but when you hit subject terminology you are not familiar with, then you are confronted with 'what you don't know'. Simple but effective method to revise in an exam. Conclusion: the internet doesn’t have an index that you can refer to! The Value of Books Books nowadays are considered to be desirable in anyones front room. It may be for aesthetic reasons, such as a means to impress or draw conversation on specific contents on the bookshelf. A well read person enjoys having books around them and sometimes revisits an old book that was read many years ago. Equally, books can also be quite valuable nowadays in the collectors market. This applies to rare copies such as first editions and some that are now out of print. Motoring books in particular are sought after by many who either own or desire to own a specific model of car and therefore buy a book to learn more about the car. In some cases, Ferrari in particular, books can command several thousand pounds on particular models or by renowned authors. I have purchased old books for no other reason than I have wanted them in my collection and believe me there is nothing better than holding a copy of a book first published in the 1930's a getting a sense of feeling that someone else read this book and got huge amounts of joy from owning and reading it. Personal collections can vary from small and particular in tastes to large and eclectic collections with many varied tastes in subject matter. Personally, my collection of books reflect my varies interests in specific cars I have owned over the years and jump around from American Muscle to Italian to British to new and old cars and motorcycles. A collection never stands still ! Hopefully you have enjoyed reading this article and may it lead to you assembling or enhancing your own collection and realising that in today's 'throw away' world that we live in that books still have their place in our lives and can be cherished by many owners rather becoming landfill.
  19. Sons of Thunder - writing from the fast lane: a motorcycling anthology

    Written by Neil Bradford in 2012, paperback and 272 pages of stories (see review)

    In new condition 

    FREE shipping included in price!

    £10.95
  20. Lamborghini - supreme amongst exotics

    Written by Andrew Morland and published by Osprey in 1988

    120 pages of beautiful colour photos and covering the various models over the years

    In wonderful condition and great to add to the collection

    £15.95
  21. Adventure Motorcycling Handbook

    Considered to be the bible for anyone considering adventure motorcycling!

    Softcover book with 288 pages of black & white and some colour photographs

    Written by Chris Scott and published in 2006

    FREE postage with this book!

     

    £11.95
  22. Classic Scooters

    Written by Mike Webster in 1997

    Hardback with dustcover and 80 pages with colour photos 

    Free postage on this book!

    £7.45
  23. Softback with 80 pages of procedures and road positioning with colour diagrams and photos to highlight correct motorcycle riding techniques.

    Essential study material for anyone about to take their Advanced bike riding test or just want to improve your riding skills!

    Published by the Institute of Advanced Motorists in 2004

    £8.95
  24. Softback with 178 pages of procedures and road positioning with colour diagrams to highlight correct motorcycle riding techniques.

    Essential study material for anyone about to take their bike test or just want to improve your riding skills!

    Published by the Police Foundation - Motorcycle Roadcraft in 2007

    £12.95
  25. Motorbike Tours of Europe: France (edition one)

    Published by European Motorbike touring . co. uk (Peter WIlls)

    Softback, 188 pages including many colour photographs

    Featuring 10 different and interesting routes to tour on your motorcycle through France

    Includes some tankbag route cards

    £12.95
  26. Car And Driver On Pontiac 1961 - 1975

    Published by: Brooklands Books

    96 pages of text and black and white photos

    In superb condition for the year with no visible defects 

    Covers:

    • Inside Pontiac's Terrific Tempest!
    • Pontiac Tempest Road Research Report
    • Pontiac Tempest GTO
    • Pontiac Grand Prix
    • Pontiac Tempest GTO Road Test
    • The Pontiac 2+2 Against The Ferrari 2+2
    • Pontiac's New SOHC Six
    • Pontiac Tempest Sprint Road Test
    • Pontiac Tempest
    • Pontiac Tempest GTO
    • Pontiac Le Mans Sprint Road Test
    • Pontiac Firebird 400 Road Test Pontiac GTO 428 Road Test
    • Pontiac GTO 455 Road Test
    • Two Pontiac Grand Prix Road Test
    • Pontiac Firebird — The First Generation of Grand Touring Cars
    • The Real 1970 Firebirds Road Test
    • Firebird Trans Am SD-455 Road Test Pontiac Grand Am Road Test
    • Pontiac GTO: The Original Muscle Phenomenon

     

    £32.50
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