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Recommended Books
#11
Again not automotive but Churchills My Early Life is Boys Own stuff by a great writer.
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#12
Ruairidh,

Yes indeed, "20 000 miles South" by Frank Schneider - taking an amphibious jeep from the USA to the tip of South America in the 1960s.

Also "Turn Left the Riffs have Risen" by A. Cameron Gilg. The story of a wealthy man and "his driver" i.e servant, taking a Morris Minor from England to Cape Town in the 1930s.

Both excellent if a little difficult to find.

Peter.
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#13
I hesitate a little, as I have no wish to set myself up as a book trader: However, I still have my Dad's collection of motoring books, about 250 in total, which are currently rendering my spare room useless as they occupy some 8 or 9 large boxes.

There are some splendid tomes among them (including some of those mentioned above), some junk, and one or two quite precious ones. It took me an age to list them and put a rough value on each, but I haven't quite got around to eBay-ing them yet.

I will most likely be keeping a few, for mainly sentimental reasons, and most of the A7 stuff unless there are duplicate copies; but if the OP or indeed anyone else reading this thread would care to see the list by all means message me.
It would be nice to see them slowly drift away to appreciative homes.

Chris
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#14
MY PARROT LIKES OLD BOOKS... MUST BE THE WAY THEY SMELL... IT COULDN'T BE THE WAY THEY TASTE AS HE NEVER REALLY FINISHES ONE JUST LEAVES MOST OF  IT ON A TABLE .... I MUST BE CAREFUL WHERE I LEAVE THEM AROUND.
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#15
Some I like are
In search of England HV Morton - about a road trip in in the 20’s
And Lost Causes of Motoring by Lord Montagu
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#16
Backfire by the late MP Alan Clark, very entertaining
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