Oxford University Press & London: Humphrey Milford
Near Fine / Very Good-
First edition. Small octavo, pp 160. Bound in orange cloth covered hard boards with black lettering and illustrations to the spine and upper board; in the original dust jacket, un-clipped (3/6 net) and with a publisher’s revised price sticker for 4/- pasted over. With sixteen full plate illustrations from photographs. Written at a time of feverish interest in the UK about all things speed and record-breaking, this book considers air, car, motor-cycle, speedway and motor-boat records.
Near Fine condition book in VG- jacket which has fading to the spine, wear to edges and a tear and attendant creasing to the top edge of the front panel. Scarce first edition.