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Austerity Motoring 1939–1950

CODE: 0-85263-841-5

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As Britain entered the Second World War in September 1939, so too it entered the bleakest period in the history of its motor car. The 1940s was a time of... More 


The Ford Cortina

CODE: 0-7478-0519-9

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When launched in 1962, the Ford Cortina was entirely new type of British car.  Compared with its rivals - and with earlier Fords - it was lighty et... More 


Old Delivery Vans

CODE: 0-85263-845-3

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Providing a vital service to communities and businesses over the years, delivery vans have evolved through time, with many different models taking to the... More 


The Rover

CODE: 0-74780-154-2

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For over a century, no surviving marque so accurately charted the triumphs and tribulations of the British motor-manufacturing industry as Rover. This book... More 


The Morgan

CODE: 0-74780-328-7

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When H. F. S. Morgan designed and built his first three-wheeled single-seater car in 1909, he could never have envisaged the enormous success that his cars... More 


The Country Garage

CODE: 0-85263-711-1

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The advent of the internal combustion engine brought many changes to society, the most neglected of which is arguably the garages built throughout Britain... More 


Road Signs

CODE: 0-74780-531-1

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Road signs have never attracted the intrest that railway signs have, perhaps because thay are so commonplace. However, the history of direction signs, as... More 


Austin Healey

CODE: 0-74780-769-8

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Austin Healey Born in 1952, the Austin-Healey 100 soon took the UK and US markets by storm. A beautiful, brutish car, it was what many sporting... More 


Lord Nuffield

CODE: 0-7478-0203-3

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William Richard Morris, later Lord Nuffield, rose from humble beginnings to become one of Britain’s leading industrialists and philanthropists, and... More 


Dinky Toys

CODE: 0-74780--427-7

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Dinky toys were introduces in 1931 as 'Modelled Minatures', and these delightful diecast metal toys, which instantly became best sellers, still give... More 


British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s

CODE: 0-7478-0712-4

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British Family Cars of the 1950s and 60s With the end of the Second World War it was not long before increasing wealth, cheaper cars, and social... More 


Morris Minor

CODE: 0-74780-762-9

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MORRIS MINOR Well over half a century after it first appeared in 1948, the Morris Minor has become a much-loved classic car. It is as popular now as... More 


Old Buses

CODE: 0-74780-650-9

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Traces the development of the omnibus through the horse-drawn era to that of mechanical propulsion, when, after experiments with steam and electric battery... More 


MINI

CODE: 0-74781-255-5

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The Mini, now an emblem of the Swinging Sixties, was in fact the product of an age of austerity and shortage, a simple design intended to make motoring... More 


Family Cars of the 1970s

CODE: 0-74781-149-7

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The 1970s was a critical decade for the British motor industry. A downward spiral in industrial relations led to crippling strikes, two major oil crises... More 


Land Rover

CODE: 0-74780-726-1

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n the aftermath of the Second World War, the long-established Rover company of Solihull was fighting to survive. It needed a vehicle that would give it an... More 


The British Motor Industry

CODE: 0-74780-768-1

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Austin, Hillman, Morris, Standard and Wolseley are just a few of the myriad marques that once constituted Britain’s indigenous motor industry. Born... More 


British Sports Cars of the 1950's and 1960's

CODE: 0-74781-432-0

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E-type Jaguar; Triumph Spitfire; MGA; Austin-Healey – nobody built sports cars like British manufacturers in the 1950s and ’60s. There was... More 


Jaguar

CODE: 0-74781-203-6

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Sir William Lyons enjoyed a seemingly unstoppable rise to fame and fortune in the motor industry, and the Jaguar brand that he introduced became... More 


MG

CODE: 0-7478-0674-5

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Britain’s most popular sporting marque, MG is one of only a handful of British motoring names to have survived into the twenty-first century.... More 

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