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Life with the Speed King (Leo Villa & Kevin Desmond 1979)

Life with the Speed King (Leo Villa & Kevin Desmond 1979)
Life with the Speed King (Leo Villa & Kevin Desmond 1979) Life with the Speed King (Leo Villa & Kevin Desmond 1979) Life with the Speed King (Leo Villa & Kevin Desmond 1979)
Life with the Speed King (Leo Villa & Kevin Desmond 1979)
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Famous book that inspired a BBC TV drama on  Sir Malcolm Campbell (Played by Robert Hardy)   Large Format book on the early life of Campbell's chief mechainc/freind/confinent Leo Villa who had raced in the Targa Floriuo and at Brooklands before joining the "speed king" in his record breaking and raicng activities from the early 20s to the mid 30s - where the scope of the book ends with Campbell's final land speed record of over 300mph in the ultimate Bluebird car. Brilliantly illustrated with high quality photos .Approx 100 un-numbered pages. Very good condition book except for a bit of damage at the lower left area of the back cover - soomething has dented it and punctured the jacket in the process(now taped to prevent any deterioration)