London: Ben. Brooks, 1839. View (set of four). Aquatint with original hand coloring. Each page measures 14" x 16". Beautiful set of four aquatints depicting the first steeple-chase race on record. Plate I is titled "Ipswich, the Watering-place behind the Barracks", Plate II "The large field near Biles's Corner", Plate III "The last field near Nacton Heath" and Plate IV "Nacton Church and Village". Unusual for depicting night scenes, these four plates were published in "A Monthly Chronicle of The...
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New York: Scribner, 1936. Numerous black & white illustrations throughout. Oblong 4to, pictorial red cloth. New York: Scribner's. 1936. A bit foxed on endpapers, still a very good(+) copy. One of 750 signed and numbered copies.
Leeds Castle: 1931. 1 page, 7 x 5.5 inches, Leeds Castle, June 14, 1931, in full: "To Billy Nelson From a friend of his uncle's Malcolm Campbell." One natural fold and a faint diagonal crease; very good(+) condition. English racing motorist who once held the world speed record at various times during the 1920s and 1930s.
London: Stanley Paul, 1966. Illus. 8vo, red cloth, d.w. and fore-edge of pages lightly soiled. London: Stanley Paul, (1966).
London: Foulis, 1948. Illustrated. 189 pages, 8vo, black cloth (front panel faded to brown); minor foxing to endpapers, dust wrapper chipped and somewhat sunned. London: G. T. Foulis & Co., 1948. A very good copy in a very good(-) dust wrapper.
New York: Daily Racing Form Press, 2007. 8vo, black boards, front cover warped. (New York: Daily Racing Form Press, 2007).
Tucson: Aztex, 1983. Foreword by Walter Cronkite. Many black & white photographic illustrations. 180 pages, slim 4to, silver lettered blue cloth, a bit shelfworn, d.w. Tucson: Aztec, (1983). A very good(+) copy in a very good(+) dust wrapper. Inscribed by the authors on the title page.
1995. 10 x 8-inch color image containing three photos of Earnhardt -- no place, no date, circa 1995. Boldly signed with a black marker across his chest and neck. Float-mounted on a yellow background and set in a black frame measuring 11 x 9 inches. Near fine condition. American race car driver.
New York: Scribner, 1936. 28 b/w photographic illustrations. 84 pages. Short slim 4to, blue cloth-backed blue boards; small strip of fading at bottom edge). d.w. largely intact but chipped on rear panel and somewhat stained. New York: Scribner's, 1936. First Edition. A very good(+) in very good(-) dust wrapper. Previous owner's name on fly-leaf.
Modena: Ferrari SpA, 1996. Illustrated throughout with photographs, almost all in color. 191 pages with text in English. Tall slim 4to, stiff pictorial wrappers. Modena: Ferrari SpA, 1996. First edition. A fine copy.
Lithograph. 22.5" x 17.5". Original fold lines. In very good condition. A poster advertising Ferrari Club of America's 1979 meet. Image shows Pierre Perrin driving #53, at bottom is a small map of the Road America motorsport road course in Elkhart, Wisconsin.
Enzo Ferrari, 1983. Hundreds of illustrations (photographs, drawings, paintings, etc). 359pp., 4to, pictorial cloth; corners bumped. N.P.: Enzo Ferrari, (1983). Internally fine, a very good (+) copy. One of 2500 copies.
Garnet Hill, 1995. Numerous black & white & sepia photographic illustrations. 400 pages, oblong 4to, black cloth with inlaid color picture on front cover. N.p. Garnet Hill, (1995). First Edition. Inscribed on the flyleaf by the author. A fine copy.
New York: Scribner, 1974. Illus. 8vo, tan cloth, d.w. New York: Scribner's, (1974). Very good.
New York: Privately Printed, 1914. Frontispiece portrait and many other illustrations, some with lettered tissue guards , facsimile letters and documents. 275 pp., tall 8vo, grey cloth (lightly rubbed). New York: Privately Printed, 1914. First Edition. Scarce. A personal memoir of the horse racing and trotting sport as it evolved in New York through the 19th century. The author's family and he owned and raced thoroughbreds, and trotting horses, and were key members in the Union Course, Long Island. Of...
London: Fothergill, 1916. A Memorial of It. Compiled, edited and decorated by Fothergill. Tipped-in color frontis., 17 tipped-in color plates by Lynwood, Palmer and the editor. 235pp., tall 4to, gilt-pictorial blue cloth cover; (stained & corners and spine ends bumped and rubbed). N.p. [London]: George A. Fothergill, 1916. Good (+). Limited Edition, one of 300 copies.
1985. Beautiful color photo of the NASCAR driver posing beside his car on a race track -- 7.5 x 9.5 inches, no place, no date, circa 1985. Signed in ball-point pen near the lower right corner. Quadruple-matted in black, orange, gray, and white with a black frame measuring 16 x 18 inches. Near fine condition.
London: Michael Joseph, 1985. 8vo, cloth, d.w. London: Michael Joseph, (1985). First Edition. Pages browned, as usual, otherwise fine.
London: Michael Joseph, 1984. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. London: Michael Joseph, (1984). First Edition. Fine. Pages browned, as usual.
illus. 8vo, cloth; (scattered foxing, cloth soiled, corners bumped). London: John Long, (1909).
New York: Viking, 1972. Many Illus., some in color. 4to, green cloth, d.w. New York: Viking, (1972). Very good.
New York: Random House, 2001. 8vo, cloth backed boards, d.w. New York: Random House, (2001). First Edition. The author's first book and basis for a 2003 film. In a first issue dust wrapper, without mention of the audio book.
New York: Random House, 2001. Illus. 8vo, 1/2 black cloth, d.w. New York: Random House, (2001). Very good.
New York: Random House, 2003. Nearly 150 photo Illus. 4to, 1/2 black cloth, d.w., front and back boards warped. New York: Random House, (2003). Special Illustrated Collector's Edition.
New York: Mason & Lipscomb, 1974. Illus. xii, 172pp. 8vo, red cloth, d.w. lightly soiled, several pages creased in margin of upper right corner, pencil annotations in margins of some pages, a few pages with pencil underlining to text. New York: Mason & Lipscomb, (1974). First Edition. Biography of horse trainers, Ben and Jimmy Jones.