Historical Titles

Historical Titles

We have a small list of books of a historical nature, including Goodwood Remembered and Goodwood Anecdotes for historic motor racing enthusiasts and A Pair of Wharfedales which is a fascinating account of Gilbert Briggs who was the father of hi-fi. We have also published an abridged edition of The Annals of Jan Dlugosz in English of the great medieval chronicle "Annales seu cronicae incliti regni Poloniae". This is a contemporary history of the half-forgotten lands between the rivers Oder and Dnieper: Byelorus, Bohemia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland and the Ukraine from A.D. 965 to A.D. 1480.

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  • A History of European Mass Spectrometry

    A History of European Mass Spectrometry

    A History of European Mass Spectrometry aims to give an insight into how some of the more important developments came about, from the advent of the first commercial instruments to the present day. The various accounts, several of which contain personal reminiscences, both provide a human background to these developments and convey the excitement of being part of the European mass spectrometry community during this period.

    • £30.00
  • A Pair of Wharfedales

    A Pair of Wharfedales

    The Story of Gilbert Briggs and his Loudspeakers

    In A Pair of Wharfedales, David Briggs interweaves a biography of this remarkable man with a history of the Wharfedale Company and its products from 1932 to 1978. Along the way we encounter many of Gilbert Briggs' fellow audio pioneers, such as Peter Walker, Harold Leak, Cecil Watts, Arnold Sugden, Edgar Villchur and Raymond Cooke, and relive the most exciting period in the history of high fidelity sound reproduction. Lavishly illustrated with archive photographs, brochure material and advertisements this book will delight Wharfedale fans, audiophiles and those who simply want to know more about the personality behind the brand. 

    • £24.95
  • Goodwood Anecdotes

    Goodwood Anecdotes

    Goodwood Anecdotes is the second book by Peter Redman recalling events at the Goodwood motor circuit in the early years, and includes personal stories from 47 of his friends and acquaintances. Their unique and often amusing anecdotes, together with more than 200 of their photographs, bring to life those wonderful days spent watching the famous, and not so famous, driving fantastic machines of various shapes and sizes.

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    • £24.95
  • Goodwood Remembered

    Goodwood Remembered

    Goodwood Remembered is a fascinating book which includes a unique collection of previously unpublished photographs, sketches and recollections of Peter Redman, an enthusiastic spectator. As well as over 150 of his photographs from the late 1940s and 1950s, Peter Redman has included more than 50 sketches of cars and drivers of the period and 13 of his cartoons that help bring motor racing at Goodwood between to life.

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    • £19.95
  • The Annals of Jan Dlugosz

    The Annals of Jan Dlugosz

    This is an abridged edition of The Annals of Jan Dlugosz in English of the great medieval chronicle "Annales seu cronicae incliti regni Poloniae".

    • £45.00