As Old As The Industry:
David G. Styles

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David G. Styles. A complete history of the Riley products beginning with the bicycle and wheel making businesses, followed by all vehicles on two, three and four wheels produced between 1898 and 1969. Chapters on the sporting Rileys and the Riley-based specials are included. Appendices list over 4,000 known Rileys, detail Riley patents, Riley Clubs worldwide and notable competition successes. The cars built under the Nuffield and British Motor Corporation are also covered, culminating in the final episode under British Leyland when production ceased.

  • Hard bound with dust jacket
  • 489 pages
  • 190mm x 245mm (portrait)
Author Biography

Dr. David G. Styles is an aero/auto historian who has published nineteen books to date, mostly automotive histories, winning thirty international awards along the way. His first award was the coveted (US) Society of Automotive Historians Cugnot Award for his first major book, As Old As The Industry – Riley , described as: “The best book on automotive history published in 1982”. He later won an Award of Distinction from the same society for his second Riley car history, Sporting Rileys – The Forgotten Champions . The International Automotive Media Conference has, over twelve years, bestowed eight Gold Medals on Dr Styles for his writing, editorial and illustrative works. David Styles’s Dalton Watson publications also include writing Alfa Romeo – The Legend Revived and editing Voyage of the Damned and Enola Gay – Mission to Hiroshima. More about David G. Styles

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