ALF FRANCIS RACING MECHANIC

By: LEWIS, PETER & FRANCIS, ALF

Price: £200.00

Quantity: 1 available


SIGNED Copy by Author & Subject.H/b in D/j.Both VG.1st ed.1957. Considered to be one of the greatest motor-racing autobiographies of all time with forward by Stirling Moss. Olive Green boards with gilt lettering to spine. 336pp.illus. Frontis + 29 other mono photo . illustrations. Inscribed in ink on front free end paper "with best wiishes" and signed Alf Francis and underneath Peter Lewis. ( Olive Green boards with gilt lettering to spine,no other inscsps. Pages evenly tanned/ creamed. Binding sound & square] Dust Jacket not price clipped, 25s , it has at some time been protected with a cover glued, or taped, to reverse with consequential marks showing through white of rear panel and to flap folds. Spine is also foxed. 2 tears to rear panel of up to 20mm. A little general shelf wear/ soiling. A chance to obtain an autographed copy of a book concidered to be one of the best motor racing biographies of all time (per promotional writing of the Haynes/ Foulis reissue of 1991).now in clear easily Removable proprietary protective cover .Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.

Title: ALF FRANCIS RACING MECHANIC

Author Name: LEWIS, PETER & FRANCIS, ALF

Categories: Sports & Pastimes, Transport, Autobiography /Biography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, G.T.FOULIS & CO: 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: VG

Jacket Condition: Good

Type: Book

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Size: 240x160mm Approx

Seller ID: 9056

Keywords: Motor Racing, Alf Francis, Stirling Moss, The Alta Engine, Cooper-Alta, Odiham, Maserati, Crystal Palace, ,