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Aston Martin & Lagonda Items  For collectors of Aston Martin & Lagonda books and automobilia- all the relevant catalogue items are collected here.
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2146.     ASTON MARTIN AND LAGONDA  Michael Frostick.  1977 first edition of this highly regarded and 'standard' work on both companiesfrom their earliest days, illustrated with hundreds of contemporary photos of both production and competition cars. Hardback with dustwrapper in good condition  (a little corner rubbing to the dustwrapper) 7in x 10in. pp.196   £35
2121.     ASTON MARTIN DB4 & DB4GT  RECTIFICATION AND RACING.  Guy Loveridge.  New publication based on the diaries and home movies of Des O'Dell , chief rectification and racing engineer for Aston Martin. DVD has some terrific footage mainly from 1961 including testing production Astons on the roads around Newport Pagnell, the Aston single seat Grand Prix car testing at Brands Hatch, racing at Le Mans (including a great sequence of a pre-race practice pitstop on a French rural road), Goodwood Tourist Trophy, Monza, Montlhery and touring Europe with the Zagato bodied DB4 GTs. before returning to the factory rectification workshop where we see Des and the mechanics working on a variety of DB4 and GT cars. The 1962 Le Mans is also filmed with some great pit footage including a DB4GT arriving backwards, having spun on its own oil!  A bonus feature on the DVD is a lovely little film of the 1963 Wiscombe Park hillclimb.  The book itself is full of anecdotes from Des O'Dell (He'd started working on a memoir before he died and Guy Loveridge has had exclusive access to this) and pictures from the O'Dell archives. Hardback book with inset DVD. 6in x 8.5in pp.48  Limited edition of 1100 copies. £35 inc. p&p
      2063.   ASTON MARTIN DBS.   Terrific large-scale model of the new Aston Martin DBS which is beautifully detailed enough for static display. - This one however has the bonus of being radio-controlled.  Produced as part of the publicity for the James Bond film "Casino Royale" (There's a movie logo sticker on the controller) the model sadly has no guns or other gadgets but it is very fast -as it should be, of course.  11in long.  £22
no.2030.   REG PARNELL.  Graham Gauld.  1996 biography of the man who was one of the most influential on postwar British racing. He raced at Brooklands (being at the centre of the infamous Kay Petre crash controversy) before driving for Alfa Romeo, Scuderia Ambrosiana, Tony Vandervell and B.R.M.  His later career saw him managing teams, most famously Aston Martin.  He was responsible for bringing Chris Amon over from New Zealand.  Authoritative biography with excellent photographs. Hardback with dustwrapper in as new condition. 6.5in x9.5in. pp.208 £28
1941.    THE CERTAIN SOUND -Thirty Years of Motor Racing.    John Wyer.. Autobiographical account of Wyer's career as racing team manager to Aston Martin, Ford and Porsche and his involvement with the Ford GT40 and Gulf., most famously at Le Mans. A classic and a collector's item. First  edition. Hardback with dustwrapper in excellent condition. pp.260   £230
1883.     ASTON MARTIN & LAGONDA Vol. 1: Six-Cylinder DB Models.  One of the Collector's Guide series, this covers the early pre David Brown history of the company, the purchase of Lagonda, and then detailed studies of the DB2, DB3, Db2-4, DB3S, DBR series, DB4, DB5, DB6 and the DBS. Hardback with dustwrapper in good condition. 9.5in x7.5in. pp.144. £22
1882.     ASTON MARTIN & LAGONDA  Vol.2: V8 Models from 1970.  Companion volume to the above. Covering the DBS V8, V8, The Aston Martin Lagonda, Nimrod, EMKA and Cheetah-AM race cars, prototypes etc. Hardback with dustwrapper in good condition. 9.5in x7.5in. pp.128. £22
1851.    ASTON MARTINS AT LE MANS.    Promo photograph of the Gulf Prodrive Aston Martin team cars on the start/finish straight at Le Mans in 2009. Large format print/poster.  18in 12.5in overall (image is approx. 11 x 11.5in.) in immaculate condition. Supplied rolled in a tube. £22
1695.    ASTON MARTIN & LAGONDA The V-Engined Cars. The Lagonda V12 and other early cars are discussed but the majority of this book is a very detailed history of the development of the DBS / V8 of the sixties-eighties and the astonishing Lagonda of 1976. Lots of factory production photos, coverage of the cars in competition and the Zagato, Bulldog, Nimrod and Protech cars. Hardback with dustwrapper in good condition.. 8in x 10.in. pp.208   £20
1694.    ASTON MARTIN DB4, DB5 & DB6. Good model history of arguably the most famous Astons. As ever with this publisher there's an excellent mixture of historical fact, good stories and sound advice on the cars as well as a wealth of photographs, both modern and in period. Road, racing and prototype models are covered, and yes, the Zagatos and the Bond film cars get sections. Hardback with dustwrapper in very good condition. 8in x 10.5in. pp.192   £20
1653.    'ASTON' The Journal of the Aston Martin Heritage Trust. Vol. 1 No.1. The inauguaral issue of this superb publication which is highly collectable. It feels more like a large format book. Articles include The Maggis and the Mille Miglia, Stirling Moss, Carroll Shelby, BRM, Chitty Bang Bang, Lady drivers, Rudyard Kipling etc. etc. If you're wondering where the cars are on the (rather dull) cover, they are on the back! No date but I think it's from about 1996. Excellent condition. 8in x 10.5in pp.88 £25
1535.    ASTON MARTIN OWNERS CLUB St. JOHN HORSFALL RACE MEETING. Special commemorative poster for the 50th anniversary of this event in 1999. Almost all the significant Aston models are depicted in racing trim. Glossy poster in very good condition 35in x 23.5in £25
1532.    ASTON MARTIN VIRAGE VOLANTE. Original Aston Martin Lagonda press release (Embargo until 0001hrs 18 September 1990) giving details of the new car, production of which "will start next year", available at a price "expected to be in excess of £150,000"  Three sheets of heavyweight laid paper with AM and Lagonda badges plus Prince of Wales feathers (HRH was a good customer for many years) together with 6in x 8in glossy photo. All in superb condition. £25
792.    BRITISH AUTOMOBILE RACING CLUB.  1963.  Illustrated come-on book for prospective club members.  Aston Martin DBR1 photo on cover.  Race photographs.  Club regalia, etc.  £10

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