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JENKINSON, Denis Sargent.

Jenks: A Passion for Motor Sport.

Foreword by Stirling Moss.

Published: Croydon: Published in collaboration with the British Racing Driver's Club by Motor Racing Publications Ltd., 1997

Stock code: 113270

Price: £125

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First edition, this a copy of the special BRDC edition, signed on the front free endpaper by the president, Lord Hesketh. Selection from Jenks’s more than 40 years of contributions to Motor Sport. “His own competition exploits – on both two and four wheels – were mainly confined to minor events, but he had also taken part in motor sport at the highest level, first as athletic passenger to Sidecar World Champion Eric Oliver, and later as the famed navigator who pointed Stirling Moss to perhaps the greatest of all his motor racing triumphs – the record-shattering victory in the 1955 Mille Miglie round-Italy sports car race” (jacket blurb).

Octavo. Original dark green leather-grained coated cloth, title gilt to the spine, BRDC badge gilt to the front board. With the dust jacket, housed in the original green card sip-case. Profusely illustrated in black and white. Very good.

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