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In the Track of Speed

by Moss, Stirling

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(London: Frederick Muller, 1957). 8vo; original blue boards, lettered in gilt on spine; pictorial dustwrapper; pp. 212, incl. index; plates. Dustwrapper slightly rubbed and edgeworn; bump to top fore-corners; earlier owner's name signed on front free endpaper; moderate foxing. Good condition. "This is the story of post-war motor racing and in particular of Stirling Moss's own meteoric rise to fame in one of the most hazardous sports in the world. Its author, British motor racing champion of 1950/51/52/54/55/56, became a racing driver as a boy in his teens and is now recognized as one of the greatest drivers of all time. He describes here the highlights of the post-war period of motor racing, and you will learn not only about his own successes and failures but a great deal about the technique, the temperament, the inner feelings and the secret hopes and fears of the drivers, men whose lives are devoted to the adventure and danger of high-speed racing." .


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