Lotus 49, The Story of a Legend - SIGNED by the Author and also Bob Dance & Ian Scott-Watson (2003)
Dorchester: Veloce Publishing
Signed limited edition, 469/500
Fine / Fine
Signed limited edition, ‘British Racing Green Collector’s Edition of 500 copies’ being a 2003 reprint of this book which was originally published in 1999. Quarto, pp 256. Green cloth covered hard boards, in the original dust jacket which is unclipped and priced on the rear cover at £85/US$135.95 . Illustrated with b/w photographs and two sections of colour photos. The Lotus 49, powered with Ford Cosworth’s DFV engine was driven by a succession of great drivers including Jim Clark (who won 5 of his 10 Formula 1 races in this car), Graham Hill, Jochen Rindt and Emerson Fittipaldi, with Graham Hill winning the World Championship in the Lotus 49 in 1968. SIGNED, as called for, to the half title page by the author and numbered by him 469/500, and further signed by Bob Dance (Team Lotus mechanic during the Lotus 49 years) and Ian Scott-Watson (Jim Clark’s friend and mentor). A news clipping about Bob Dance is laid into the book.