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Model cars that raced at Le Mans between 1949 and 2009 - over 3,000 cars. A set of three books on the model cars that raced at Le Mans between 1949 and 2009 - over 3,000 cars. Trilogy of books containing over 3000 model cars that raced at Le Mans from 1949 - 2009.

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

Overview

 

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.

 

Here, for the first time, one can see and compare all the various makes and models, from the famous to the obscure. Not only are there three views of every model, but the salient facts are given as to who drove each car, whom the entrant was and how each performed.

 

 

Key content

 

  • Every car that raced at Le Mans over six decades
  • Salient details of over 3,000 cars and over 30,000 facts
  • Featuring 9,000 photographs and 61 specially commissioned paintings plus an introductory resumé of every race
  • Three views of each model
  • The collection includes 565 cars from the 1950s, 522 from the 1960s, 533 from the 970s, 513 from the 1980s, 446 from the 1990s and 506 from the 00s
  • Book 1 – 1949 to 1969 (354 pages)
  • Book 2 – 1970 to 1989 (324 pages)
  • Book 3 – 1990 to 2009 (296 pages)

Published by Porter Press International for Mr Claude Nahum

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

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£200 (set of three)

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de Luxe Edition
£675
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Over 9,000 colour photographs plus 61 commissioned paintings and 23 period photos

Please note you can order this set online from the UK & Europe. Customers in other countries, please call our office to order: + 44 (0) 1584 781588

Book 2 - 1970 to 1989

Book 3 - 1990 to 2009

de Luxe Edition of The Le Mans Model Collection 1949 - 2009

de Luxe leatherbound versions of the Le Mans Model Collection

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The three-book set that features the extraordinary N Collection of over 3,000 Le Mans competitors is now available as a spectacular de Luxe edition. Hand-bound by Ludlow Bookbinders in Shropshire, the three volumes are presented in an elegant grey buckram slipcase with a dark-blue flock lining. Each book is bound in soft, dark-blue calfskin leather, with blocked lettering in silver, dark-blue ribbon and pages edged with silver gilt. Beautiful and substantial, this is a set that is worthy of display.

 

Models of every single car that competed in the Le Mans 24 Hours race over the six decades from 1949 to 2009 are illustrated in these three volumes, from the famous to the obscure, numbering more than 3,000 altogether. Each race is described and the salient facts are given for each car, including its driver and result. More than 9,000 colour photographs and 61 commissioned paintings contribute to the comprehensive illustrations.

 

Only 50 de Luxe editions of these superb three-book sets have been produced. Collectors’ items, indeed.

 

 

Key features

• Grey buckram slipcase with dark blue flock lining

• Soft leather covers

• Silver-gilt-edged pages

• Limited edition of 50

 

Book Reviews

Book 1 - 1949 to 1969

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