SaoutchikJacques 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 WingsGuitar 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 SouthThis is the second 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 SportVolume 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 WeeksThe 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.
CunninghamThis 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 CircuitAround 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 EditionGuitar 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 & BeyondBy 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 ZagatoThis 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.
DALTON WATSON FINE BOOKS UPDATES .............................................................................................................................................................................................................................................
June 25, 2014: Saoutchik, by Peter M. Larsen with Ben Erickson, isgoing to press this week. It has been confirmed that
finished copies will be available during the Monterey week, August 12 to 17.
These copies are being air freighted in, so only a limited number will be
There will be three Saoutchik book signings during the Monterey week at these locations and times:
Full stock of the book is expected to arrive at the Dalton-Watson warehouses in
the latter half of September. The book
can be pre-ordered here:
May 7, 2014: Saoutchik, a 3 volume set, by Peter M. Larsen & Ben Erickson is currently expected to be first available during the week of August 12th-17th, 2014 at the Pebble Beach Concours D'Elegance.
Now available for pre-ordering. Your preferred number may be booked. Order now!
The story of Jacques Saoutchik and his life 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 in France and its subsequent annihilation – all set against a backdrop of glittering socialites, artists, demi-mondes and couturiers who populated the chic salons of Paris. It was an endless pursuit of elegance, a merry-go-round of the rich and famous – blatantly ignoring the facts of life – which in the end found itself obliterated when the music stopped. A way of life that was trampled by the most fundamental political and social upheavals the world has ever seen, and is most truly gone with the wind. On top, Jacques Saoutchik lived a personal life which for decades involved maintaining two completely separate families – each knowing of the existence of the other.
And then there are the cars. The fabulous, extraordinary, extravagant, spectacular works of art that Jacques Saoutchik designed and manufactured. He was the greatest artist the coach building industry has ever seen.
This book will be a three volume homage to his life and art, with more than 1000 photos – many of which have never been seen before.
May 7, 2014: Steve McQueen: In His Own Words, by Marshall Terrill is currently expected to be released in November, 2015. Drawn from more than five decades of media coverage, memorabilia and detailed research, this coffee table book serves up the most credible and thought-provoking insights ever spoken by Steve McQueen: more than 200 quotations directly from ‘The King of Cool.’ More information will be available soon at daltonwatson.com. 230mm x 300mm (portrait) Page Count: 240
May 6, 2014:Guitar with Wings (Luxury Edition and Regular Edition) by Laurence Juber are now in stock in the USA and UK and ready for shipment. Deluxe edition includes slipcase, signature and CD. $10 website discount for a limited time only!