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Norton Story by Bob Holliday - 1978

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"The author has woven into the Norton saga the true atmosphere of the motorcycling scene generally, extending from the turn of the century right up to 1976. During these 75 years Norton's endeavour has been dedicated uniquely to the continuous production of nothing else but good British motorcycles."

The contents include:

  • Norton Story in Brief
  • Prefaces
  • Acknowledgements
  • Rise ... and fall
  • Rescue and revival
  • Back to business
  • Bracebridge Street
  • The OHV Norton
  • A Year of Firsts
  • The mid-'Twenties
  • The Maundes Trophy
  • The camshaft engine
  • 350cc Juniors
  • Racing into the 1930's
  • Hat-tricks and doubles
  • Two Jims, Tim and Stanley
  • The Guthrie-Woods duels
  • The "Double-Knocker"
  • Development through a decade
  • War and peace
  • the September Series
  • Post-war problems and projects
  • On the beach
  • On four wheels
  • On the rough
  • On the track
  • The Featherbed Years
  • Goodbye to Bracebridge Street
  • Modern Times
  • Norton successes in the Isle of Man
  • Index

Type of Cover: Hardback with dust jacket 

Measurements 7.5 x 10 inches (250 x 185 mm) 

No of Pages: 128 

ISBN: 0 85059 246 1

Condition: Very good. There is the name of a previous owner on the fly-sheet. The dust jacket has some wear to the extreme edges.