Beaumont, Charles (signed) / William F Nolan (signed) Ken Purdy; John Tomerlin; Raymond De Becker; Giovanni Lurani; Randall Jarrell; OCee Ritch; Denis Jenkinson; Stirling Moss; Kent Karslake; Richard Hough; Rudolf Caracciola; J Fitch; Douglas Rutherford
Omnibus of Speed: Introduction to World of Motor Sport -Signed By Charles Beaumont and Wm F Nolan ( Shelby, Gregory, Hill - American Triumvirate; Ascari's Last Chance; Nuvolari - Devil from Mantua; Lonetti - Change of Plan; Ettore Bugatti; Grand Prix )
New York, NY: N.Y. / New York: G P Putnam's, 1958, 1st Edition, First Printing
Very Good+ ( see Description )
Good (see description) Photo Cover
-----------hardcover, a solid Very Good+ copy in an attractive Good dustjacket, some shallow chips and tears, jacket is now in a hi-quality mylar protector, signed by Charles Beaumont and William F Nolan on the half-title page, quite RARE to find signed especially by Beaumont, 480 pages, b&w illustrations, contents include: Go, Man, Go! by Randall Jarrell; Chivalry of the Road by S.C.H. Davis; The Influence of Motor Racing on Automobile Construction by Giovanni Lurani; Racing the Great White Mother by W.J. Shively; Into the Rough by Davis; Past Master by Mari Wolf; Hail and Farewell by Davis; The Psychology of Motor Racing by Raymond de Becker; Oldfield, De Palma, Bruce-Brown, Tetzlaff, Verbeck, Cooper, Mulford: Racing's Roarding Age by Russ Catlin; Nuvolar: The Devil from Mantua by Ken Purdy; Lonetti: Change of Plan by Purdy; Seaman: The Daring Young Man on Mercedes-Benz by Brown Meggs; Ascari: Ascari's Last Curve by John Fitch; Levegh: Dark Inheritance by Erwin C. Lessner; Vukovich: What Made Vuky Race? by Cornelius Ryan; Shelby, Gregory, Hill: American Triumvirate by John Tomerlin; Letter to Ridelle by Masten Gregory; Fangio: Wary Old Daredevil by Marshall Smith; Bentley: Glory Chariot by Griffith Borgeson; Mercedes-Bens, Auto-Union: The Big White Cars by Purdy; Bugatti: The Genious of Ettore Bugatti by Purdy; Record Cars: Speed! by Stirling Moss; Novi: Hard Luck Car of the Indy 500 by Paul R. Hayes; Alfa Romeo, Masterati, Ferrari: Italian Red! by John Tomerlin; 500 cc Cars: Bombs Away by Harry Morrow; Corvette: The Day that Corvette Improved the Breed by John Fitch with Charles N. Barnard; Stock Cars: A Death in the Country by Charles Beaumond; Paris-Madrid, 1903: Race of Death by Kent Karslake; Tourist Trophy, 1905: Flat-Twin Triumph by Richard Hough; French G.P., 1921: Victory for the United States by Rex Hays; Brooklands: Farewell to Brooklands by John Bolster; London G.P.: Around the Houses by "E.C.L."; Targa Florio, 1930: Italy Wins the Targy by W.F. Bradley; Tripoli G.P., 1935: The Shadows Lift by Rudolf Caracciola; German G.P., 1935: One Against Nine by Anonymous; Gilmore Stadium: The Golden Days of Gilmore by OCee Ritch; Italian G.P., 1953: Battle of the Giants by Gregor Grant; Rheims, 1953: Incident at Dawn by John Fitch; Mexican Road Race, 1954: New King of the Mountains by John Bentley and Coles Phinizy; Le Mans, 1955: End of an Epoch by Douglas Rutherford; Mille Miglia, 1955: With Moss in the Mille Miglia by Denis Jenkinson; German G.P., 1957: Fangio, the Supreme Master by Jenkinson; Pebble Beach: The Ragged Edge by William F. Nolan, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo.