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Great Cars Series

Porsche 917 - The Autobiography of 917-023

by Ian Wagstaff

The second title in our Great Cars series.  Its subject is the Porsche 917 that won Le Mans in 1970. Author Ian Wagstaff tells the epic story of that race, and the six other World Sports Car Championship events in which chassis 023 took part, and concludes that the car should never have won the 24 Hours.

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

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Royal Automobile Club Shortlisted contender for

Motoring Book of the Year 2015

Book cover of Porsche 917 - The Autobiography of 917-023 by Ian Wagstaff

Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase - The Autobiography of 2119 GT

by Doug Nye

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

This superb book tells the story of the finest example of a glorious breed of Ferrari, the 250 GT Short Wheelbase, which combined a great engine with a fine chassis and a beautiful body to become one of the most revered Ferraris.

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Written by Doug Nye, with three chapters
by Ross Brawn

Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The Autobiography of 4 WPD

by Philip Porter

 

In this first of the Great Cars series, Philip Porter covers this famous E-type's active life in every detail. With authoritative text, accompanied by a superb array of period photographs, this is a magnificent record of a most significant racing car.

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

 

Collectors' (signed) Edition

£1,200

More information on the Great Car book - Jaguar Lightweight E-type.

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Jaguar D-type - The Autobiography of XKD 504

by Philip Porter & Chas Parker

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

This superb book tells the story of one of the most historically interesting of all Jaguar
D-types – a car that has raced more than any other D-type.

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

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Royal Automobile Club Shortlisted contender for

Motoring Book of the Year

First book in the Great Cars Series - Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The Autobiography of 4 WPD, by Philip Porter
Jaguar D-type - The Autobiography of XKD 504, by Philip Porter and Chas Parker

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

Maserati 250F

The Autobiography of 2528

by Ian Wagstaff

de Luxe (signed) Edition

also available

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

The Autobiography of 2528. This fabulous ex-Fangio 250F has been owned by the Corner family for many years.

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Great Cars Series

(signed copies only available direct from us)

GREAT CARS SERIES

 

The most prestigious series of motoring books ever produced. Great cars, great authors, great quality. Each book is devoted to a single, famous car but also sets the scene and covers the drivers and the competition. Each book has 320 pages, over 275 period photographs, new studio photography, 60,000+ words and measures 285mm x 235mm (11.5in x 9.5in).

For more information on the de Luxe editions, please click on the individual titles, or email Louise Gibbs

Available now!

Available now!

de Luxe (signed) Edition

also available

ERA R4D

The Autobiography of R4D

by J. Mac Hulbert

Maserati 250F - The Autobiography of 2528, by Ian Wagstaff

The famous cars made by ERA (English Racing Automobiles) epitomise British motor racing during the 1930s and have a very special place in the affections of patriotic enthusiasts. This magnificent book tells the story of a uniquely historic example that has competed almost without a break for 80 years and achieved innumerable successes.

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Ferrari 250 GTO

The Autobiography of 4153 GT

by Keith Bluemel

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

de Luxe (signed) Edition

also available

Available now!

This magnificent book tells the story of a Ferrari 250 GTO with a particularly interesting and varied history.  The car is chassis number 4153 GT and it won the Tour de France - an arduous 10-day race-cum-rally - in the hands of Lucien Bianchi and Georges Berger in 1964.

Exceptional Cars Series

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The first book in the

Exceptional Cars Series

Iso Bizzarrini - The remarkable history of A3/C 0222 by Richard Heseltine

Standard edition of Iso Bizzarini - The remarkable history of A3/C0222

This book tells the fascinating story of the last and most successful of the Iso AC/3 Grifo race cars from the fabulous period of sports car racing in the mid-1960s. The A3/C was the creation of Giotto Bizzarrini, the engineer who developed the famed Ferrari 250 GTO. In its short but varied racing career, which included outings with two Grand Prix drivers, ‘222’ showed itself to be one of the world’s fastest racing sports and GT cars, its top speed on the Mulsanne straight at Le Mans, nearly 190mph, bettered only by the 7-litre Ford GT Mk II. This book celebrates the life of ‘222’ and the against-the-odds efforts of Bizzarrini, a genius with the ambition to produce the best GT race car of its era.

Available now!

NEW!

£30

More information on the Iso Bizzarini book

Jaguar Portfolio

The story of how one man completely restored his XK 120 roadster

Jaguar XK DIY Restoration & Maintenance, by Bob Exelby

This is the story of how one man completely restored his XK 120 roadster, transforming it from dereliction into a thoroughly beautiful example of this iconic sports car. He also took the time to investigate and incorporate numerous detail improvements, making the car even more usable and practical for today’s roads, some 65 years after it was built.

£35

Available now!

Jaguar Lightweight E-type -  The Autobiography of 4 WPD

by Philip Porter

In this first of the Great Cars series, Philip Porter covers this famous E-type's active life in every detail. With authoritative text, accompanied by a superb array of period photographs, this is a magnificent record of a most significant racing car.

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

 

Collectors' (signed) Edition

£1,200

First book in the Great Cars Series - Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The Autobiography of 4 WPD, by Philip Porter

Jaguar Design - A Story of Style

People * Process * Projects

by Nick Hull

Foreword by Ian Callum

One ingredient is common to every Jaguar – style.

 

Arguably a greater proportion of people have more passion for Jaguar than for any other car manufacturer. And the reason for this passion is style. Being more than merely functional motor cars, Jaguars stir the blood.

 

People like their Mercedes, BMW, Audi or Lexus, but they love their Jaguar!

£75

(signed by Nick Hull)

Saving Jaguar

by John Egan

A fascinating account of how he and his colleagues turned a doomed and desperate company into a great success story. The challenges were almost overwhelming and yet they were gradually overcome. Compelling reading.

 

£24.95

(copies signed by

Sir John Egan are only available direct from us)

Available now!

Jaguar D-type - The Autobiography of XKD 504

by Philip Porter & Chas Parker

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

This superb book tells the story of one of the most historically interesting of all Jaguar
D-types – a car that has raced more than any other D-type.

Standard (signed) Edition

£60

Jaguar E-type

(2nd Edition)

The Definitive History

by Philip Porter

Stunning book by Montagu Trophy winning Jaguar author, Philip Porter.

 

£95

 

Signed by Philip Porter

Ultimate E-type – The Competition Cars

by Philip Porter

This is a heavyweight book on the rare Lightweight Es and early racers. It took a year to write and over 200 people were interviewed. Packed with illustrations from wonderful period photos to stunning studio shots.

 

Standard Edition

£95

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£290

 

Collectors' (signed) Edition£2,200

(£1,000 per copy to the Henry Surtees Foundation)

Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars, by Philip Porter

Original Jaguar XK - The

Restorer’s Guide

by Philip Porter

This book is packed full of material to fascinate and inform XK owners, restorers and enthusiasts, and is lavishly and comprehensively illustrated.

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£59

 

Very Special

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£275

Only 8 copies remaining!

E-type Jaguar DIY - Restoration & Maintenance A Kind of Loving

by Chris Rooke

Experts start with knowledge and experience, and so inevitably make assumptions and gloss over important details. Chris Rooke had played with classic cars before but had never fully restored one, and knew nothing about E-types.

 

£29.99

Jaguar Scrapbook, by Philip Porter

Stunning book by Montagu Trophy winning Jaguar author, Philip Porter.

 

Standard Edition

SOLD OUT

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£59.95

Only 22 copies remaining!

Scrapbooks

Martin Brundle Scrapbook

by Martin Brundle
& Philip Porter

This book is packed with information and illustrations to inform, entertain, amuse, surprise and intrigue.

 

Standard Edition

£34.95

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£95

Only 12 copies remaining!

Murray Walker Scrapbook

by Murray Walker
& Philip Porter

Absolutely crammed with anecdotes and behind-the-scenes information from every stage of Walker’s extraordinary life and career. Featuring contributions from over 80 colleagues & friends including Nigel Mansell & Lewis Hamilton.

 

Standard Edition

Only 12 copies remaining!

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£49.95

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£100
Only 23 copies remaining!

Porsche 911 Scrapbook: the air-cooled cars

by Glen Smale

Incisive narrative combined with stunning photography, cuttings, brochures and posters to tell the story of the 911 air-cooled cars (1963-1998). Features a rare dedication by Dr. Wolfgang Porsche.

 

Standard Edition

£34.95

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£100

Only 5 copies remaining!

Graham Hill Scrapbook

1929 – 66

by Philip Porter, foreword
by Damon Hill

Graham Hill is the only driver to have won motor racing’s triple crown: the World Championship, the Indianapolis 500 and the Le Mans 24-Hour race.

 

Standard Edition

SOLD OUT

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£75

(signed by Damon Hill

& Philip Porter)

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1929 – 1954

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

A fascinating delve into the personal scrapbooks and memories of Sir Stirling Moss, telling the story of his rise to motor racing greatness.

 

Standard Edition

£39.95

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£54.95

Only 33 copies remaining!

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£95

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1955

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

This book is a light-hearted look at the fun, the excitement, the lifestyle, the racing, the people, the challenges, the tragedies, the victories, the crumpet…

 

Standard Edition (reprint)

£39.95

 

Standard Edition (reprint, signed)

£54.95 - OUT OF STOCK

 

Standard (1st) Edition

 £130

 

Standard (1st) Edition (signed):

£150
Only 7 copies remaining!

 

de Luxe Edition - SOLD OUT

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1956-60

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

Released in celebration of his 80th birthday, this fourth book in the popular series follows Sir Stirling Moss through his most turbulent, demanding and, ultimately, successful racing years.

 

Standard Edition

£39.95

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£54.95

Only 9 copies remaining!

 

de Luxe (signed)  Edition

£95

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1961

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

The stage was set for one of Stirling's most incredible seasons and this is the behind-the-scenes story told by his own scrapbooks, his albums, his recollections and no-holds-barred comments about the cars, the circuits, the crumpet and the other drivers.

 

Standard Edition

£59.95

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£74.95

Only 12 copies remaining!

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£95

 

Barry Cryer

Comedy Scrapbook

by Barry Cryer & Philip Porter

This book is packed full of material to amuse, fascinate and intrigue anyone with a sense of humour.

 

Standard Edition

£19.99

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£24.95

Jaguar Scrapbook

by Philip Porter

Stunning book by Montagu Trophy winning Jaguar author, Philip Porter.

 

 

Standard Edition

SOLD OUT

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£59.95
Only 22 copies remaining!

Collectors' Books

Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The Autobiography

of 4 WPD

by Philip Porter

Limited to just 25 copies, this superb special edition comes in a Solander Box, bound in leather and cloth. The book is contained within a red cloth slip-case featuring a bonnet buckle style attachment which must be released to remove the book itself. Bound in grey leather and featuring silver gilt-edged pages and bevelled corners, the book also features metal plate reproductions of the car's two number plates - BUY 1 on the front and 4 WPD on the back.

 

Collectors' (signed) Edition

£1,200

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de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

Jaguar D-type - The

Autobiography of XKD 504

by Philip Porter & Chas Parker

This superb book tells the story of one of the most historically interesting of all Jaguar D-types – a car that has raced more than any other D-type.

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Porsche 917 - The Autobiography of 917-023,

by Ian Wagstaff

Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The Autobiography

of 4 WPD

by Philip Porter

Limited to just 100 copies. Bound in grey leather with gilt edges, and cased in a red cloth slipcase. As a special touch, there is an embossed reproduction of the

number plates BUY 1 and

4 WPD, on the front and back covers.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

The second title in our Great Cars series.  Its subject is the Porsche 917 that won Le Mans in 1970. Author Ian Wagstaff tells the epic story of that race, and the six other World Sports Car Championship events in which chassis 023 took part, and concludes that the car should never have won the 24 Hours.

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

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The Autobiography of 2528. This fabulous ex-Fangio 250F has been owned by the Corner family for many years.

Available now!

5

Maserati 250F

The Autobiography of 2528

by Ian Wagstaff

Shortlisted for the

RAC Book of the Year 2016

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

This de luxe edition is
made to order

A very special de luxe edition of Ferrari 250 GTO, by Keith Bluemel.  This is a magnificent book on 4153 GT.

Ferrari 250 GTO - The Autobiography of 4153 GT

by Keith Bluemel

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de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

This magnificent book tells the story of a Ferrari 250 GTO with a particularly interesting and varied history.

This de luxe edition is
made to order

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

The stunning de luxe edition of Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase by Doug Nye.  This book tells the story of 2119 GT.

Ferrari 250 GT Short Wheelbase - The Autobiography of 2119 GT

by Doug Nye

This superb book tells the story of the finest example of a glorious breed of Ferrari, the 250 GT Short Wheelbase, which combined a great engine with a fine chassis and a beautiful body to become one of the most revered Ferraris.

Written by Doug Nye,with three chapters by Ross Brawn

This magnificent book tells the story of a uniquely historic example that has competed almost without a break for 80 years and achieved innumerable successes.

ERA R4D

The Autobiography of R4D

by J. Mac Hulbert

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de Luxe (signed) Edition

£250

de Luxe edition of ERA R4D.  Copies of this edition are all signed by J. Mac Hulbert, Julian Bronson, Duncan Ricketts & Brian Fidler

Ultimate E-type -

The Competition Cars

by Philip Porter

De Luxe (signed) Edition:  limited to only 150, leather-bound with cloth slip-case.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£290

Made to order

Original Jaguar XK -

The Restorer's Guide

by Philip Porter

Very Special (signed) de Luxe Edition: Leather-bound in finest goatskin by Trevor Lloyd of Ludlow, master book-binder and restorer, with cloth slip-case. Limited to only 100 numbered and signed copies.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£275

Only 8 copies remaining!

Ultimate E-type -

The Competition Cars

by Philip Porter

(3rd edition)

Collectors' (signed) Edition

£2,200

(£1,000 per copy to the Henry Surtees Foundation)

 

Limited to 25 copies

Made to order

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1955

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

This book is a light-hearted look at the fun, the excitement, the lifestyle, the racing, the people, the challenges, the tragedies, the victories, the crumpet…

 

Standard Edition (reprint)

£39.95

 

Standard Edition (reprint, signed)

£54.95 - OUT OF STOCK

 

Standard Edition £130

 

Standard (signed) Edition:

£150 - Only 7 copies remaining!

 

de Luxe Edition - SOLD OUT

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1961

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

The stage was set for one of Stirling's most incredible seasons and this is the behind-the-scenes story told by his own scrapbooks, his albums, his recollections and no-holds-barred comments about the cars, the circuits, the crumpet and the other drivers.

 

Standard Edition

£59.95

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£74.95

Only 12 copies remaining!

Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1956-60

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

Released in celebration of his 80th birthday, this fourth book in the popular series follows Sir Stirling Moss through his most turbulent, demanding and, ultimately, successful racing years.

 

Standard Edition

£39.95

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£54.95

Only 9 copies remaining!

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1929 – 1954

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

A fascinating delve into the personal scrapbooks and memories of Sir Stirling Moss, telling the story of his rise to motor racing greatness.

 

Standard Edition

£39.95

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£54.95

Only 33 copies remaining!

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1956-60

by Stirling Moss &
Philip Porter

This book has a red leather cover and slip-case. This de Luxe edition is signed by Sir Stirling Moss & Philip Porter.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£95

Martin Brundle Scrapbook

by Martin Brundle &
Philip Porter

Limited Edition, Leather-bound, Signed by Martin Brundle and Philip Porter.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£95

Only 12 copies remaining!

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1929-54

by Stirling Moss & Philip Porter

This book has a black leather cover and slip-case. This de Luxe edition is signed by Sir Stirling Moss & Philip Porter.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£95

Stirling Moss Scrapbook

1961

by Stirling Moss &
Philip Porter

This book has a navy blue leather cover and slip-case. This de Luxe edition is signed by Sir Stirling Moss & Philip Porter. Limited to 500 copies.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£95

Jaguar Scrapbook

by Philip Porter

This book has a black leather cover and slip-case. This de Luxe edition is signed by Norman Dewis OBE (ex-Jaguar Test Driver) & Philip Porter (author).

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£59.95

Porsche 911 Scrapbook: the

air-cooled cars

by Glen Smale

This book has a grey leather cover and slip-case. This de Luxe edition is signed by Glen Smale and Derek Bell.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£100

Only 5 copies remaining!

Murray Walker Scrapbook

by Murray Walker &
Philip Porter

This book has a brown leather cover & slip-case. The de Luxe edition is signed by

Murray Walker &  Philip Porter.

(Only 20 remaining)

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£100

Stage Whispers: Douglas Wilmer, The Memoirs

by Douglas Wilmer &
Philip Porter

Special Edition features, fine-binding, limited to only 50 numbered copies, signed by the author.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£45
Only 16 copies remaining!

Stage Whispers: Douglas Wilmer, The Memoirs

Barry Cryer

Comedy Scrapbook

by Barry Cryer & Philip Porter

This book is packed full of material to amuse, fascinate and intrigue anyone with a sense of humour.

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£24.95

Jaguar E-type (2nd Edition) The Definitive History

by Philip Porter

New Foreword by
Sir Jackie Stewart.

Written to mark the 50th anniversary of the Jaguar
E-type, this is an all-new updated edition of a classic book that was first published in 1989 and remained in print for 20 years.

 

£95

 

Signed by Philip Porter

Murray Walker Scrapbook

by Murray Walker & Philip Porter

Absolutely crammed with anecdotes and behind-the-scenes information from every stage of Walker’s extraordinary life and career. Featuring contributions from over 80 colleagues & friends including Nigel Mansell & Lewis Hamilton.

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£49.95

Graham Hill Scrapbook

by Philip Porter

This book has a maroon leather cover and slip-case. This de Luxe edition is signed by Damon Hill & Philip Porter.

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition

£75

 

(signed by Damon Hill

& author, Philip Porter)

(2nd edition)

Original Jaguar XK

by Philip Porter

Published in 1998.

 

Just 29 signed and numbered, leather-bound books remaining. Last opportunity to buy at £99. Price will be going up shortly.

 

£99

General Titles

Stirling Moss

The Definitive Biography

Volume 1

by Philip Porter

NEW!

The International Historic Motoring Awards 2016

Debunking myths, correcting many mistakes and adding much new information, including previously unrecorded races, this is probably the most deeply researched motoring biography ever written.

£35

Available now!

The Le Mans Model Collection 1949 - 2009 (three-book set)

NEW!

Trilogy of books containing over 3000 model cars that raced at Le Mans from 1949 - 2009.

This trilogy of books contains a remarkable collection of models which is the property of the N Collection and comprises every single car that raced at Le Mans between 1949 and 2009 – over 3,000 cars.

£200 (set of three)

Available now!

The Automotive Art of
Alan Fearnley

by Alan Fearnley

Alan Fearnley is one of the World’s foremost motoring artists. This collection of over 75 fabulous paintings and 60 drawings includes commentary from the artist, insights from the work’s owners and comments from his subjects.

 

£49.95

Very few copies in stock!

Stirling Moss - Britain's Greatest Racing Driver Bookazine

Written in celebration of Sir Stirling Moss’s 80th birthday and jointly published with Octane Magazine, this wonderful bookazine takes a privileged peak at his life, the races and the fame.

 

£4.99

Stage Whispers: 
Douglas Wilmer

The Memoirs

 Wilmer recalls 40 years spent on the stage, TV and the Silver Screen with poignant memories and wicked wit.

 

Standard Edition: £14.95

 

de Luxe (signed) Edition: £45
Only 16 copies remaining!

Stage Whispers: Douglas Wilmer, The Memoirs

Barry Cryer Comedy Scrapbook

by Barry Cryer & Philip Porter

This book is packed full of material to amuse, fascinate

and intrigue anyone with a sense of humour.

Standard Edition

£19.99

 

Standard (signed) Edition

£24.95

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