Collector's leatherbound edition
Collector's leather bound edition
4 WPD book (collectors' edition) - Porter Press International
Limited edition book
Jaguar history - collector's book
Gregor Fisken, Emanuele Pirro, Goodwood
Collector - Snetterton, Graham Hill, Lombank Trophy
leather-bound book for collectors
special edition car book
Porter Press International

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

Regular price £ 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.  Run by John Coombs with factory support and driven by some of the best racing drivers of the day, this car took part in the E-type’s first motor race and later became the prototype all-aluminium Lightweight E.

Limited to just 25 copies, this superb special edition comes in a Solander Box, bound in leather and cloth. The book is contained within a red cloth slipcase featuring a working bonnet buckle style attachment which must be released to remove the book itself. Bound in grey leather and featuring silver gilt-edged pages and bevelled corners, the book also features metal plate reproductions of the car's two number plates - BUY 1 on the front and 4 WPD on the back.  Each copy is signed by Philip Porter.

For full details of this wonderful book, please see the Classic Edition.

Copies of this edition are made-to-order.  Our lead time is approximately three weeks from the order date.

For more information on the author, Philip Porter, visit our Author Profiles page.

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