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Shaw, Wilbur.
Gentlemen, Start Your Engines.
Publisher: The Bodley Head, London;
Date of Publication: 1954
Stock Code: 8852
FIRST EDITION. Demy octavo, pp. 320. Illustrated with 25 pages of black and white vintage photographs. Midnight blue cloth with gilt spine titles in original publisher’s illustrated dust-jacket in amber and black. Boards very slightly worn at corners. Small ownership label and date otherwise a clean bright copy. Some light scattered foxing to fore-edges, endpapers and dust-jacket. Unclipped, vibrant jacket with some small chips and tears at extremities. Very Good in Good.
FIRST EDITION of the autobiography by the legendary racing car driver, and three times winner of the Indy-500, Wilbur Shaw. With 25 pages of photographs illustrating Shaw’s perilous career. Published posthumously a year after Shaw’s untimely death in a plane crash.
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