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AUSTRALIAN MOTORCYCLE HEROES 1949-1989

By: Cox. Don and Hagon, Will

Price: $28.50

Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W., Australia, Angus and Robertson: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013216

ISBN: 0207162077

Condition: Very Good


240pp., colour-plate section, plus numerous b/white halftone plates throughout (archival and private sources). Book clean. Spine firm, slightly canted. White titles over nominally bumped black boards. Textblock unmarked. Action-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket lightly edgeworn only. This book tells the stories of Australian motorcycle champions who have competed successfully on the world stage at the highest level of the sport, between 1949 and publication (1989). Contents include: Prelims., Foreword, Preface, 16 chapters (biographies). Author's Dozen. Honour Rolls. Acks., Index... View more info

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RACEYEAR 1983

By: Hassall, David [Editor]

Price: $15.20

Publisher: Mulgrave, Victoria, Garry Sparke & Ass.: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000371

ISBN: 0908081812

Condition: Very Good +


144pp., black cloth boards, gilt title to spine and front, colour & b/w action illustrations throughout. Pages clean, spine tight with minor cocking. Illustrated dustjacket has edgewear, closed tear top of spine, writing indentations. A review of Motor Sport for the year 1983. Contents include: 1983 Season in Review, Australia's World Title Aspirations, Alfredo Costanzo, Off Road Racing, Vern Schuppan, Cams' Gold Star, A.G.P., Hardie 1000, Le Man 24 Hour, European Season, Australian Sport's Car Championship, Australian Rally Championship, more. Book weight approx. 900g. * Buyers outside Austra... View more info

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BATHURST : Celebrating 75 Years of Racing at Mount Panorama

By: Lomas, Gordon and Klynsmith, Dirk

Price: $36.10

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Viking/Penguin: 2013

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Seller ID: 011836

ISBN: 0670075949

Condition: Very Good +


359pp., colour and b/white photographic illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm. Leaves clean and unmarked. Gloss-illustrated boards negligibly surface-scuffed only. From the publisher: " . . . a richly photographed account of the most heart-stopping wins, worst tragedies and biggest disputes in the remarkable history of Australian motor racing's holy grail. Renowned racing journalist Gordon Lomas captures it all from the perennial Holden and Ford rivalry, to the triumphs of legends such as Peter Brock, Craig Lowndes and Jamie Whincup, to the 75-year anniversary celebratio... View more info

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PETER BROCK : Chronicling Peter's Racing Career Using His Scrapbook and Memorabilia (Icons of Australian Sport)

By: Rowe, Chris (Edited by)

Price: $33.25

Publisher: Faulconbridge, NSW, Australia, HyperActive: 2007

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 011127

ISBN: 0980301513

Condition: Very Good


288pp., b/white and colour illustrations throughout. Book clean, square. Spine firm, silver title there-on. Plain black boards lightly bumped on foot of spine. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally edge-creased, tiny nick to head. A stand-alone title in the 'Icons of Australian Sport' series. From rear jacket panel: "No other driver in the history of Australian motor racing can challenge the record of Peter Brock who dominated the sport throughout the 70's, 80's and 90's. Focusing on his racing career, this book is a revealing history of the man crowned 'K... View more info

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VILLENEUVE: My First Season in Formula 1

By: Villeneuve, Jacques, with Donaldson, Gerald

Price: $20.90

Publisher: London, CollinsWillow: 1996

Edition: First Edition, First Impression.

Seller ID: 012582

ISBN: 0002187663

Condition: Very Good +


221pp., plus (iii), illustrated throughout: colour-plate frontispiece, like colour plates, and race track layouts throughout. Book clean and square. Vivid silver title over mildly bumped spine. Plain blue boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour, photographically-illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket mildly edgeworn only. "In this book Jacques Villeneuve relives all the drama, excitement and emotion of his first experiences as a driver at the pinnacle of motor sport . . . " Contents include: Prelims., 17 chapters, End of Season Report, Acks. Footnote: Included loose is a ... View more info