"W.O. Bentley" – The World's Finest Sporting Car, catalogue No. 33, October 1929,
Lot 51
"W.O. Bentley" – The World's Finest Sporting Car, catalogue No. 33, October 1929,
£ 900 - 1,100
US$ 1,200 - 1,500

Lot Details
"W.O. Bentley" – The World's Finest Sporting Car, catalogue No. 33, October 1929,
28 un-numbered pages of heavy stock paper, plus free end-papers, fine quality antiqued textured 'green marbled' covers on cord tied board, smooth linen binding to spine, rectangular impressed inset containing the title in black lettering on a silvered background, with majority of the original onion-skin outer covers. The Silent Speed Six, eleven printed photogravures to include:- A Speed Six at Le Mans : the Pollen House Showroom : Both Sides of the Speed Six Engine : The Chassis : Two End Views of the Engine : the Crankcase with Lower Half Removed – the Famous Overhead Camshaft Drive : Four Overhead Valves per Cylinder – Dewandre Servo Braking System : the Open Sporting Four-Seater : the Two-Door Weymann Saloon : the Four-Door, Four-Light Weymann : the Coupe de Ville – on Weymann principle, English text, with guarantee, 4to, in excellent condition, sold together with an original Bentley Motors Ltd., Pollen House, Cork Street, London, W.1. embossed letter-head, dated 29th. May 1930, addressed to the recipient of the brochure - D.G.E Collins, Esq.

Footnotes

  • This catalogue was designed and produced entirely by F.A. Corbett at the world leading press of Herbert Fitch & Co. Ltd, 31/35 Mansell Street, London, E.1.
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