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Philip Porter

Marque expert and founder of the International XK Club and the E-type Club, Philip Porter has written many books over the years and his knowledge of Jaguar is extensive. 

In 2005, he created Porter Press International, which is now one of the world's leading motoring publishers thanks to the amazing team with which Philip is immensely proud to work.

View Philip Porter's author profile.

  • Gordon Murray book
    Gordon Murray design book

    One Formula - 50 years of car design

    Porter Press International
    £ 225.00 GBP

    First Edition A close collaboration between the legendary automotive designer Gordon Murray and award-winning author Philip Porter, One Formula i...

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    £ 225.00 GBP
  • Unique Edition of the Gordon Murray book
    One Formula Unique Edition

    One Formula - 50 years of car design (Unique Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 2,500.00 GBP

    Available to pre-order  A truly unique edition! This two-volume blockbuster collaboration between Gordon Murray and Philip Porter has been two ye...

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    £ 2,500.00 GBP
  • Jaguar Team at Le Mans 24 Hours 1953
    C-type autobiography - by Chas Parker & Philip Porter

    Jaguar C-type - The autobiography of XKC 051

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    A story of the celebrated lightweight Jaguar C-type, chassis number XKC 051, that Duncan Hamilton and Tony Rolt drove to victory in the 1953 Le ...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Lindner, Nocker, Giancarlo Baghetti, Umberto Maglioli, Peter Lumsden, Dan Gurney, Bob Bondurant
    Classic car books - Classic Jaguar - E-type history

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The autobiography of 49 FXN

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    The eighth book in the Great Cars Series This exhaustive book tells the story of the 1963 Lightweight Jaguar E-type that was famously given an ae...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • Le Mans, Leslie Johnson, Bert Hadley, John Colley
    Jaguar XK 120 book

    Jaguar XK 120 - The remarkable history of JWK 651

    Porter Press International
    £ 30.00 GBP

    The story of one of the six alloy-bodied XK 120s that were prepared by Jaguar in 1950 for racing and rallying. This XK 120, known as JWK 651 b...

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    £ 30.00 GBP
  • Restorer's Guide Book
    Restoration book for XKs

    Original Jaguar XK - The Restorer's Guide

    Porter Press International
    £ 59.00 GBP

    This book has established itself as the XK bible. And now it is even better with new information and 1000 photographs. A new third edition of this...

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    £ 59.00 GBP
  • Jaguar Etype History
    E type Jaguar History

    E-type Definitive History - (Second Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 95.00 GBP

    This is an updated edition of a classic book that was first published in 1989 and remained in print for 20 years.  The E-type was, and still is, a ...

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    £ 95.00 GBP
  • Stirling Moss Biography
    Stirling Moss book - The Definitive Biography, Volume 1

    Stirling Moss - The Definitive Biography, Volume 1

    Porter Press International
    £ 20.00 GBP

    A biography worthy of Britain's greatest racing driver. Stirling Moss is one of the greatest sportsman of all time. He was successful in all forms...

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    £ 20.00 GBP
  • John Egan, Browns Lane, Bob Berry, Mike Beasley
    Saving Jaguar book by John Egan

    John Egan - Saving Jaguar

    Porter Press International
    £ 15.00 GBP

    John Egan arrived at Jaguar Cars in April 1980, newly appointed as Chief Executive. The company's very survival was in grave doubt.  In fact, the s...

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    £ 15.00 GBP
  • Signed by Martin Brundle
    Martin Brundle book

    Martin Brundle Scrapbook

    Porter Press International
    £ 29.95 GBP

    Charting the life of one of motor racing’s greatest personalities through his amazing career in motorsport. Top F1 driver, World Sportscar Champion...

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    £ 29.95 GBP
  • Autosport, Motoring News, Graham Hill, Oulton Park
    Etype history - signed by Brian Redman

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The Autobiography of 4 WPD

    Porter Press International
    £ 60.00 GBP

    This 'Great Cars' book outlines in exhaustive detail the history of the most important competition Jaguar E-type.  The first book in the Great Ca...

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    £ 60.00 GBP
  • XKC 051 - The Autobiography of XKC (de Luxe edition) - Porter Press International
    Ford GT40 collectors book

    Jaguar C-type - The autobiography of XKC 051 (Limited Edition))

    Porter Press International
    £ 250.00 GBP

    A book on the car that won the 1953 Le Mans 24 Hours with Duncan Hamilton and Tony Rolt. Written by Chas Parker and Philip Porter The fascinating ...

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    £ 250.00 GBP
  • Geoff Lawson jaguar styling
    history of Jaguar design

    Jaguar Design - A Story of Style

    Porter Press International
    £ 45.00 GBP

    People * Process * Projects One ingredient is common to every Jaguar – style. Arguably a greater proportion of people have more passion for Jagu...

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    £ 45.00 GBP
  • Classic E-type Book
    Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars book

    Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars (Classic Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 200.00 GBP

    Only 20 first edition copies remaining! Lightweight Es are the ultimate E-types, and this is the ultimate book on these charismatic cars.  This is...

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    £ 200.00 GBP
  • Barry Cryer book
    Barry Cryer Comedy Book

    Barry Cryer Comedy Scrapbook

    Porter Press International
    £ 19.99 GBP

    Barry Cryer is a national treasure.  He has been making people laugh for over 50 years and continues to be at the top of his game. By Barry Cryer ...

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    £ 19.99 GBP
  • The history of Jaguar cars
    Jaguar history book

    Jaguar Scrapbook (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 59.95 GBP

    Stunning, leather-bound edition, limited to 500, Individually numbered & signed by the author, Philip Porter and ex-Jaguar test driver and prod...

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    £ 59.95 GBP
  • Collectors' Lightweight E-type book
    Collectors' Lightweight E-type book

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The autobiography of 49 FXN (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 250.00 GBP

    Special signed Limited Edition - bound in dark green leather with gilt edges, and cased in a grey cloth slipcase. As a special touch, there is an e...

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    £ 250.00 GBP
  • Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars (Limited Edition)
    Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars deluxe edition

    Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 350.00 GBP

    The full Lightweight E story This deluxe limited edition is made to order and is limited to only 150 copies.  It is leather-bound with a cloth slip...

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    £ 350.00 GBP
  • Book on Murray Walker
    Murray Walker book

    Murray Walker Scrapbook

    Porter Press International
    from £ 75.00 GBP

    Only 35 signed copies remaining!  (If you would like to purchase a signed copy of the Murray Walker Scrapbook, simply click on the drop down list...

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    from £ 75.00 GBP
  • photo of Graham Hill
    Graham Hill biography

    Graham Hill Scrapbook 1929-1966 (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 75.00 GBP

    Fewer than 30 copies remaining in stock! Limited Edition, just 500 worldwide, leather-bound hardback & slipcase, individually numbered and sign...

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    £ 75.00 GBP
  • Stirling Moss book -  biography 1955
    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1955

    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1955

    Porter Press International
    from £ 39.95 GBP

    The Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1955 is based on the private scrapbooks, photo albums, diaries and personal recollections of this now legendary racing ...

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    from £ 39.95 GBP
  • Stirling Moss history 1956-1960
    Stirling Moss book 1956-1960

    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1956-1960

    Porter Press International
    £ 39.95 GBP

    This book follows Sir Stirling Moss through his most turbulent, demanding and, ultimately, successful racing years. Moss’s career was at its zenit...

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    £ 39.95 GBP
  • Stirling Moss racing career in 1961
    Book on Stirling Moss racing career in 1961 - quality leather-bound edition

    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1961 (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 95.00 GBP

    Stirling Moss is an icon. Even just the words ‘Stirling Moss’ conjure up an immediate picture – an image of speed, excitement, daring, jet-setting ...

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    £ 95.00 GBP
  • Written by author Philip Porter

    Original Jaguar XK (2nd edition) by Philip Porter

    Porter Press International
    £ 99.00 GBP

    Published in 1998. Written by Philip Porter (2nd edition) 1000 photographs The guide to 100% originality Over 50 cars specially photographed Detai...

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    £ 99.00 GBP
  • Martin Brundle collectors book
    Leather book and slipcase
    Sold out

    Martin Brundle Scrapbook (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 95.00 GBP

    This stunning book charts the life of one of motor racing’s greatest personalities, Martin Brundle. Through his amazing career in motorsport, as a ...

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    £ 95.00 GBP
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  • Stirling Moss biography 1929-1954
    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1929-1954

    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1929-1954

    Porter Press International
    £ 39.95 GBP

    This fascinating book tells the story of the formative years of one of the greatest racing drivers of all time. It’s all in this book! Moss’s meteo...

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    £ 39.95 GBP
  • Autosport, Motoring News, Graham Hill, Oulton Park
    Classic car books - Etype history - signed by Brian Redman

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - Signed by Brian Redman

    Porter Press International
    £ 120.00 GBP

    Great Cars Series No1. By Philip Porter - copies specially signed by Brian Redman Only 3 copies signed by Brian Redman remaining! The first i...

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    £ 120.00 GBP
  • Autosport, Motoring News, Graham Hill, Oulton Park - Brian Johnson signed
    Etype history book - signed by Brian Redman

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - Signed by Brian Johnson of AC/DC

    Porter Press International
    £ 120.00 GBP

    Special Signed Edition - Great Cars Series No1 The first in the acclaimed ‘Great Cars’ series, telling the story of the car that took part in this ...

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    £ 120.00 GBP
  • Classic car book - Jaguar Lightweight E-type leatherbound
    Porsche 917 deluxe edition

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The autobiography of 4 WPD (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 250.00 GBP

    Great Cars Series - book 1 This 'Great Cars' book outlines in exhaustive detail the history of the most important competition Jaguar E-type.  Run b...

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    £ 250.00 GBP
  • Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1956-1960 limited edition
    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1956-1960 deluxe edition

    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1956-1960 (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 95.00 GBP

    This fourth book in the popular Scrapbook series follows Sir Stirling Moss through his most turbulent, demanding and, ultimately, successful racing...

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    £ 95.00 GBP
  • Stirling Moss and author Philip Porter
    Stirling Moss 1961 book
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    Stirling Moss Scrapbook 1961

    Porter Press International
    £ 59.95 GBP

    Stirling Moss is an icon - by 1961 he was at the height of his remarkable career.  The words ‘Stirling Moss’ conjure up an immediate picture – an ...

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    £ 59.95 GBP
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  • Jaguar E-type Lightweight book
    E-type Competition Cars

    Ultimate E-type – the Competition Cars - Signed by Peter Sutcliffe

    Porter Press International
    £ 250.00 GBP

    Only one signed edition left, at £190 Twice named Book of the Year, at the British Sports Book Awards 2012 and the Octane International Motoring A...

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    £ 250.00 GBP
  • book on Jaguar cars
    Jaguar book
    Sold out

    Jaguar Scrapbook

    Porter Press International
    £ 49.95 GBP

    This Jaguar book skillfully presents an eclectic mix of historical narrative, personal interviews, big Jaguar names and original source material. A...

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    £ 49.95 GBP
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  • Jaguar book for collectors
    classic jaguar XK enthusiast book

    Original Jaguar XK - The Restorer's Guide (Limited Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 275.00 GBP

    A new third edition of this perennial best seller with nearly three times as many pages and four times as many photographs. Established as the Jag...

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    £ 275.00 GBP
  • Front of the collectors' book
    Lightweight E-type - collectors' leather-bound limited edition

    Ultimate E-type - The Competition Cars (Collectors' Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 2,200.00 GBP

    This car was fitted with the most powerful XK engine Jaguar ever built. It was modified by the Jaguar Competition Dept with Malcolm Sayer’s very be...

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    £ 2,200.00 GBP
  • Collector's leather bound edition
    Collector's leatherbound edition

    Jaguar Lightweight E-type - The autobiography of 4 WPD (Collectors' Edition)

    Porter Press International
    £ 1,200.00 GBP

    Great Cars Series - book 1   This 'Great Cars' book outlines in exhaustive detail the history of the most important competition Jaguar E-type.  Ru...

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    £ 1,200.00 GBP