BERNARD COWDREY BOOK COLLECTION
My friend Bernard
Cowdrey has these books available, please e-mail him for further
details : firstname.lastname@example.org
or you can call him
First up is
this, 'To Draw A Long Line' by C.E. 'Johnny' Johnson.
This book has proved so popular that it has warranted a
re-print, this time in paperback. It describes in detail
Johnny Johnsons' life at Connaught when he was their
Chief Draughtsman during the 1950's. He designed the
famous 'B' series Connaught 2.5 litre GP car which won
the Syracuse Grand Prix in 1955, Britains' first Grand
Prix win since Henry Seagraves' victory in the 1924 San
Sebastian Grand Prix. Only £14.99.
||'Castle Combe Circuit-The
First 50 Years'.
on from the success of his earlier book on Thruxton, Paul
Lawrence has written this interesting and well-documented
book on the Castle Combe circuit.
Foreword is by none other
than Sir Stirling Moss.
£20 plus £2 p&p UK
|'The Lone Furrow'
Another book by Paul Lawrence, this
is the story of Arthur Mallock and the U2 racing cars.
£19.50 plus £2.50 p&p
||'The 1903 Irish Gordon
Bennett' by Bob Montgomery.
This is a 'must' for every motor
sport enthusiasts' collection; wonderful photographs and
a documented history of this famous race that saved
motorsport following the disastrous Paris to Madrid race.
This is a strictly limited
edition of no more than 500 numbered copies.
|'Sun On The Grid' by Ken Stewart and
complete history of South African motor racing.
Originally published in 1967, this limited hardback
edition was re-printed in 1998.
Priced at £69.99, very few
||'The Half Ton Formula' by
is Bernard's second book on the series and the only book
written solely on the 1.5 litre Grand Prix era of 1961 to
1965. A complete A-Z of the cars, the book includes
details and photographs of many rare Soth African
specials. There is also a section on the Inter-Continental
formula of 1961. All copies of the book ordered through
this website will be signed by the author.
|An opportunity to purchase
the only book dedicated to Formula 5000, compiled as an A-Z
of the cars built and raced between 1969 and 1975. Many
never before published photographs are included. The
first copies of this book sold out within eight months,
this is a limited paperback version which retails at £18.99.
||'Thruxton The First Thirty
Illustrated by 130 rare
photographs, this book tells the story of one of Britain's
fastest and most demanding tracks.
Foreword written by Derek
£12 plus £2 p&p.
Feel free to e-mail
Bernard at email@example.com for further details, and tell him Yesterday's
Racers sent you!