Speed. The Authentic Life of Sir Malcolm Campbell - Ex-libris Oliver Bertram
WENTWORTH DAY, J.
London : Hutchinson & Co.
First edition. Octavo, pp 288 + 12 pages publisher’s advertisements at rear. Bound in red cloth covered hard boards with gilt lettering to the spine. Illustrated with photographic plates. Foreword by Earl Howe, President of the British Racing Driver’s Club. Biography of Malcolm Campbell published shortly after he broke the Land Speed Record at Daytona Beach , FL with a speed of 246mph. The book was previously owned by Oliver Bertram, with his signature to the ffep and dated November 1931. Bertram raced Bentleys at Brooklands in the mid-1930’s holding the outer lap record in 1935 and twice being awarded the BRDC gold star.
Book is in Very good condition, spine gently faded and some light markings to the upper board. Attractive copy.