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Lotus and Jim Clark Items  For collectors of Jim Clark and Lotus books and automobilia- all the relevant catalogue items are collected here.

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2173.     JIM CLARK REMEMBERED  Graham Gauld. 1984 (2nd ed.).   Originally published in 1974, just six years after Clark's death this gives a great insight into the driver who many felt to be the greatest of them all. Great photographs and anecdotes from those who knew him well. This second edition is identical but for the addition of a new appendix by Peter Jowitt, who conducted the investigation into the fatal crash at Hockenheim. Hardback with dustwrapper in excellent condition 6in x9in  pp. 144  £25 
2180.     RONNIE PETERSON - SUPERSWEDE. Alan Henry in association with Ronnie Peterson.  1978.    . First published in 1975 as 'Ronnie Peterson - In Search of Perfection', this is a revised and updated edition published after Peterson's death in '78. Softcover. 6.5in x9in pp.200.  £18   
2185.     TEAM LOTUS:  THE INDIANAPOLIS YEARS - Andrew Ferguson 1996.  Excellent history of Lotus' assault on Indy with Jim Clark and written with a wealth of Lotus team documentation. Author Ferguson was their competitions director. Hardback with dustwrapper in good condition. (some fading to spine and end boards are marked 'damaged corners' but the corners are only very slightly rubbed, not dented. 10in x10in. pp.240.  £70
2161.     COLIN CHAPMAN'S LOTUS     Robin Read.    Subtitled "The Early Years, the Elite and the Origins of the Elan" it actually covers way more than that. The elevens, elevens, formula junior and 'sixties grand prix cars are all covered together with  a wealth of information and rare photographs of the factories and people involved. Signed on the title page by Robin Read, Hazel Chapman, "young Mike"(Costin) and a host of others which I can't read(!). The occasion was the book's launch on 29 June 1989 and the dedication is to "Frank". This, plus another "to the aerodynamicist!" suggest Frank Dernie, Lotus' chief designer at that time. Autographs aside, this is an amazingly detailed book: easily the most detailed Lotus volume I've seen. Hardback with dustwrapper in very good condition. 8in x11in  pp.335.   £80
2158.     LOTUS  - A VERY SPECIAL YEAR.      The Story of a World Championship.   Rare book produced to celebrate their 1972 World Championships; both for Emerson Fittipaldi as Driver and Lotus as constructor. (It's noticeable how much the cover blurb and image play up the "John Player Special" branding with rather fewer mentions of Lotus - not that Colin Chapman probably minded much). Written by Mike Doodson, Peter WarrAndrew Marriott and someone called Eoin Young...  Articles on the cars and profiles of Fittipaldi and Chapman, plus a race by race account of the season. - and lots and lots of photographs. Softcover item in good condition (some slight water marking to some pages). 11.5in x 8in. pp.112 £20
2157.     LOTUS SPORTS RACERS.    'Brooklands Portfolio' book of articles covering all the sports racers produced between 1951 and 1965. More than 120 articles from international publications including'Motor Racing', 'Motor Sport', ' Autocar' Road and Track' 'Sports Car Graphic' etc. etc. Most are contemporary but soem extend right up to 1990s classic publications.The models featured have introductions written by Lotus historian Graham Capel.  To assemble a set of reports like this would take literally decades, which is why the 'Brooklands' books are such a valuable resource. This is a real bumper one too, more than double the usual size at 344 pages. Softback in excellent condition. 8in x 10.5in. pp344  £20
2076.   BOB EVANS.  A rare publicity card/photo showing a portrait of Bob Evans, the British driver who drove in F1 for BRM, Lotus and Brabham in the 1970s. This card is autographed in blue/black biro. 6 x 4in. £25
no.2052.   JOCHEN RINDT: Uncrowned King. David Tremayne.  Superbly detailed biography of F1's only posthumous world champion.  Hundreds of terrific period photos and meticulously researched text.  Large format hardback with dustwrapper in as-new condition. 9in x 11.5in. pp. 336  £35
1915.    JIM CLARK PRINT.  A beautiful limited edition (no. 069 of 500) Craig Warwick print on heavy art paper produced in 1993 to mark the 25th anniversary of Jimmy's death. Signed by the artist. Excellent condition ready for framing (supplied rolled in a tube)  27.5in x37.5in  £85
1829.    THE LOTUS BOOK Series Two Revised edition of this wonderful large-format tome on Lotus cars from 1999. Every model from Colin Chapman's 'Mark 1' Austin Seven-based trials car through to the Type 115 GT1 car of 1997. All the F1cars are here as well as the road models, hybrids like the Lotus Cortina etc. etc. Each model illustrated with studio photos of an (or in some cases THE) actual car, period brochures, memorabilia etc. etc. Superb. Hardback in excellent condition with dustwrapper which is very good apart from the fact that the yellow colour has almost faded away entirely (I've seen several copies of this book with the same effect - must have been something to do with the printers) - The book itself is pristine throughout. 12in x12in. pp.256 £45
1806. THE STORY OF LOTUS 1947-1960  Ian H. Smith.  One of  THE collectable Lotus books. Covers the birth of Colin Chapman's company from the earliest days of Trialling Austin Seven specials to the F1 Lotus 18 and the sports Lotus 19. Rare period photos, cutaways and detailed text by Smith who was a Lotus insider as well as a BRSCC stalwart. Hardback with dustwrapper in OK condition (minor tears and rubbing to the d/Mw corners, the book itself is pretty much perfect) .7.5in x 9.5in pp.192  £48
1721.    MARIO ANDRETTI WORLD CHAMPION. Nigel Roebuck with Mario Andretti. 1979. 1st edition.  The story of Andretti's route to the championship, covering not just his time in F1, but the formative years in stock cars, USAC, Le Mans and NASCAR. Great text (as you'd expect from Roebuck) and over 100 photos (colour and b&w). Hardback with dustwrapper in good condition. 7in x9.5in  pp.176.  £20
1696.    LOTUS FORMULA JUNIORS 1960 - 1963. Paul Robinshaw & Jeremy Bouckley. Highly detailed collection of data (both technical setup etc. and competition results) and period photographs.A real labour of love for both authors who race the cars themselves. Signed by both authors on the title page. Soft cover item in very good condition. 7.5in x 8.5.in. pp.126   £30
1483.    RONNIE PETERSON. Grand Prix Racing Driver. "The Story of a Search For Perfection" by Alan Henry. 1975 account of Ronnie's racing career to date. Illustrated throughout. Good clean hardback with excellent dustwrapper. 7in x 9.5in  pp.164.    £35
1335.    COLIN CHAPMAN The Man And his Cars. The Authorised Biography. Gerard ('Jabby') Crombac. 1986.  Foreword by Enzo Ferrari.  One of THE standard works which no Lotus collector should be without. Authoritative book by Jabby who was a close friend of Colin Chapman for many years. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of photos, many of them from private collections. A press cutting from 1997 on the death of Yahaya Amad who had saved Lotus in 1996 is neatly stuck inside the front cover. 7 x 9.5in Hardback with very good dustwrapper (corner price clipped). pp.383 £30
1054.    AYRTON SENNA / JPS LOTUS. A double-size beer mat   with the JPS logo in black, white and yellow on one side, a great picture of Senna's Lotus F1 car in JPS livery on the other.  On  absorbent "beer mat" card (so don't get it wet!) £20
610.    MARIO ANDRETTI.  Michael Turner art card of Mario in Lotus chased by Ronnie Peterson in the other team car, the season Mario won the World Championship. Clear Andretti signature in felt-tip.  7.5 x 4.5in.  Ideal for framing.  £55
516.    JIM CLARK MEMORIAL ROOM.  Catalogue of the trophies and awards won by Jim Clark.  Profile of  Jim.  All trophies described and dated.  6x 8.5in.  pp.20 £30
336.    JIM CLARK TROPHY COLLECTION.  Illustrated catalogue of items in the collection open to the public at Duns in Scotland.  46-pages.  £30

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