This book is a comprehensive illustrated study of coachbuilders and coachbuilding in Britain. The author sets the scene by describing advances in fashions and techniques of coachbuilding in separate chapters on the 1920s, 1930s and the postwar period. He then gives a unique illustrated A-Z coverage of more than 300 British coachbuilders. In addition, there is a chapter offering useful advice on assessing the condition and likely repair needs of a coachbuilt body today.
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(260mm x 190mm x 23mm)
Herridge & Sons Ltd
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Author Biography - Nick Walker
Nick Walker studied engineering at Cambridge, but then pursued a career in business management and marketing. He is Honorary Librarian of the Vintage Sports-Car Club, Honorary Archivist of SAE-UK (formerly IBCAM), and a member of the Society of Automotive Historians. His special allegiance is to the Alvis marque, and he has owned examples bodied by both Vanden Plas and Cross & Ellis as well as serving as Chairman of the Alvis Owner Club. Now retired, he has in recent years written a number of books and articles on automotive history.