British cars of the sixties by Doug Nye

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Published by Nelson in London .

Written in English

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  • Automobiles, British.

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Statementby Doug Nye.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii,185p.,24plates ;
Number of Pages185
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22320409M
ISBN 100171480228

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Although short (around 70 pages), this book recalls cars from the UK that if you are in your 50s or 60, your Dad may have owned.4/5(40).

If you like or remember cars of the 's and you want a nostalgic flick through a time when the British motor industry was a major force in world motor manufacturing this book /5(49).

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About the Book. During the s, the automobile finally secured its position as an indispensable component of daily life in Britain.

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