Pursuit of Victory. The Story of a Racing Driver (1956)
London: The Bodley Head
UK First edition
Near Fine / Very Good
UK First edition, translated from the original German by Peter Myers. Foreword by Alfred Neubauer, whom Kling replaced as head of Mercedes motor sports when Neubauer retired in 1955. Octavo, pp 192. Black cloth covered hard boards, in the original dust jacket, unclipped (16s. net). Illustrated from photographs. Kling joined Mercedes in 1936 but found his career interrupted by WW2. In 1954, he was the first German driver to achieve a Formula 1 podium finish but with the arrival of Stirling Moss into the team, Kling moved across to team management. Interesting biography of a man at the centre of motor racing in the years bookending the Second World War.
Near Fine book in Very Good jacket which has had some restoration and tape reinforcement to the verso. Uncommon.