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  • Cunningham Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot Awards Presented each year for the best automotive book published in the previous calendar year. 2012 Winner-Sports Car Racing 1957-58 by Willem Oosthoek, 2013 Winner-Talbot-Lago Grand Sport by Peter M. Larsen with Ben Erickson, 2014 Winner-Cunningham: The Passion, The Cars, The Legacy by Richard Harman.
  • Saoutchik Mid-Atlantic American
    Sports Car Races
    The author has, over the past three years, managed to uncover an amount of documented and photographic material. It enables the author to relate ten years of Mid-Atlantic motor racing history from 1953-1962 in this book. Available for Pre-Order now.
  • Saoutchik Saoutchik Jacques Saoutchik's life story spans eight decades, two world wars, a flight from Imperial Russia, incarceration, the birth of the automobile and its design, the Great Depression, & the heyday of the Carrosserie D'Automobile Luxe. Over 1100 pages and 1900 images in this 3 volume set. Regular and Leatherbound editions available for Pre-Order now.
  • Guitar With Wings Guitar With Wings Guitar With Wings is the musical odyssey of Grammy Award-winning artist Laurence Juber. From his roots as a noted London session player, his three-year stint with Paul McCartney's Wings as lead guitarist, to his solo career as an innovative finger style guitar composer and performer, this photographic memoir is a snapshot of a One Man Band on the Run.
  • Sports Car Racing In The South Sports Car Racing In The South This is the third volume in a series of three exploring the history of sports car racing in the Southern United States. With the exception of the Sebring 12 Hours, the meets were largely ignored by the national press, and no comprehensive research material is available for the numerous events organized between Texas and Florida.
  • Talbot-Lago Grand Sport Talbot-Lago Grand Sport Volume I tells the story of how the Grand Sport was born in the bleak post-war years. It is the story of how Talbot-Lago came into being, and the incredible tale of Anthony Lago’s life with his rise from refugee to penniless car dealer in London and finally luxury car maker in France. Volume II contains a detailed chassis by chassis history.
  • The Bahamas Speed Weeks The Bahamas Speed Weeks The original book took six years of research, in which time a great amount of printed material was collected and scrutinised for details associated with the races. It was a sector of motor racing that had remained relatively unexplored due to the difficulty in finding information, but the author's research led to some new discoveries.
  • Cunningham Cunningham This work has taken over seven years to complete, with the assistance of numerous people who were there at the time, together with past and current owners of the multitude of cars connected with Cunningham. Unprecedented access to the Cunningham family archives has enabled this well-overdue recounting of the full Cunningham story, for the first time.
  • Around The Circuit Around The Circuit Around the Circuit is a sequel to the author’s previous work entitled Inside the Paddock: Racing Car Transporters at Work. This new book includes further recently-found images of transporters and team support vehicles. A sequel to the author’s previous work entitled Inside the Paddock – Racing Car Transporters at Work.
  • Guitar With Wings Deluxe Edition Guitar With Wings Deluxe Edition Guitar With Wings is the musical odyssey of Grammy Award-winning artist Laurence Juber. From his roots as a noted London session player, his three-year stint with Paul McCartney's Wings as lead guitarist, to his solo career as an innovative finger style guitar composer and performer, this photographic memoir is a snapshot of a One Man Band on the Run.
  • The Tuskegee Airmen & Beyond The Tuskegee Airmen & Beyond By studying military enrollment and conflict, this book traces the story of the African American quest for freedom and liberty from the days of the Revolutionary War to the 21st Century. It follows the earliest struggle for liberty from slavery, when some 200,000 African American slaves and free men fought on both sides in return for the promise of freedom.
  • Maserati A6G 2000 Zagato Maserati A6G 2000 Zagato This is the first book devoted exclusively to the Maserati A6G 2000 model with coachwork by Zagato, one of the most beautiful GT cars ever built. The cars were strong and successful contenders and were actively raced in the Italian GT Championship in the second half of the 1950s, winning their class in 1956 and 1959.
  • Saoutchik International Historic Motoring Awards (Octane Magazine) 2012 IHMA (Octane) Winner (Inside the Paddock by David Cross and Bjorn Kjer), 2013 IHMA (Octane) Finalist (Cunningham: The Passion, The Cars, The Legacy by Richard Harman), 2014 IHMA (Octane) Winner (Saoutchik by Peter M. Larsen with Ben Erickson).




The Mighty MG Magnettes of 33 Cover Maserati A6G 2000 Zagato Cover FAB 104:  The Evolution of The Beatles Cover
Saoutchik by Peter M. Larsen with Ben Erickson Cover Sports Car Racing in the South: From Texas to Florida, 1961-1962 Cover Mid-Atlantic American Sports Car Races, 1953-1962
Cunningham:  The Passion, The Cars, The Legacy Cover The Tuskegee Airmen and Beyond Cover Talbot-Lago Grand Sport:  The Car from Paris Cover
DALTON WATSON NEWS

DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS UPDATES

December 4, 2014: Sports Car Racing In The South: Texas to Florida, 1961-1962, by Willem Oosthoek has begun printing outside Budapest, Hungary. The 392 page book will be printed over the next 48 hours and will be ready for its first major release at Retromobile, Paris, France in February, 2015. Pre-ordering of this book, with only 600 copies printed, is now available. Pre-Order now!

December 4, 2014: Sports Car Racing In The Mid-Atlantic States: 1953-1962, by Terry O'Neil, has begun printing outside Budapest, Hungary. The 400 page book will be printed over the next 48 hours and will be ready for its first major release at Retromobile, Paris, France in February, 2015. Pre-ordering of this book, with only 600 copies printed, is now available. Pre-Order now!

November 21, 2014: J. Saoutchik, Maître Carrossier, by Peter M. Larsen with Ben Erickson, wins Publication of the Year award in this year's International Historic Motoring Awards in association with Octane magazine and EFG.

October 22, 2014: J. Saoutchik, Maître Carrossier, by Peter M. Larsen with Ben Erickson, is a finalist in the Publication of the Year category in this year's International Historic Motoring Awards in association with Octane magazine and EFG.

The judges, who include Derek Bell and Jochen Mass, will now assess all finalists and choose the winners in each category. The results will be announced at the Awards' dinner in London on November 20th!

October 20, 2014: For the third year in a row, Dalton Watson Fine Books has published the winner of the Nicholas-Joseph Cugnot Award! Cunningham: The Passion, The Cars, The Legacy by Richard Harman is the 2014 winner!

September 29, 2014: Cunningham: The Passion, The Cars, The Legacy by Richard Harman has been Shortlisted for the Motoring Book of the Year for the 2014 Royal Automobile Club Awards! Click here to read the full press release.