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British Cars of the Early Forties 1940-1946: Compiled by the Olyslager Organisation - Edited by Bart H. Vanderveen

Frederick Warne & Co., 1974, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is slightly age-tanned with a faint stain to the bottom of the upper panel. Top edge of the text block tanned. Edges of the text block lightly spotted. Leans slightly. Text complete, clean and tight.

Illustrated with black and white photographs. From the cover: “Fifteenth in the Olyslager Auto Library series and the third to deal with British Cars, this volume provides detailed coverage of civilian and military cars of most makes and types produced during the period 1940-1946.

Starting with the final year in which ‘pre-war’ civilian cars were made, albeit in small numbers, the book continues with a survey of cars, armoured cars and car-derived vehicles such as light and heavy utilities which were used by the Armed Forces in World War II, and many of which later found their way to ‘civvy street’.

The final part of the book deals with the first post-war models, many of which were put into production in the latter part of 1945. Most but not all of these were slightly modified pre-war types.”


Size: 7½" x 10". Pictorial boards. 64 pages.
£20.00

This one has already found a new owner.