Description - Armstrong Siddeley Motors by Bill Smith
A unique blend of social, economic and industrial history The story of the company from Siddeley's birth to the present time Graphically illustrates the stylish products and personalities involved Reveals the political and economic background of the time Shows the relationship between the aero and car sides Highlights the many illustrious owners of this marque Tells why car production stopped and what happened next Shows how enthusiasts' clubs kept the marque alive Lists in detail surviving cars. If ever there was a car that exuded style it was the Armstrong Siddeley. From the vast leviathans of the 1920s to the Art Deco inspired cars of the thirties to the restrained post modernism of the 1950s. Here, in definitive detail, is the history of a great marque that was very British indeed.
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(250mm x 250mm x 44mm)
Veloce Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Bill Smith
Bill Smith, a Scot by birth, trained as an artist, and has taught art in nearly every field of education. He has owned Armstrong Siddeley cars since 1968 and is an active member of the Armstrong Siddeley Owner's Club, being club Historian since 1976. He is the author of two other books on the marque, has helped numerous other writers and is co-writing a book on the history of the 100 Club. He has participated in three Historic Rallies in an Austin Ulster racing car and plays harmonica in a blues band.