By Malcolm Tucker. In this book, author Malcolm Tucker delves into the
photographic archives of the celebrated motoring historian Mike
Worthington-Williams. For over forty years Mike has collected photographs of
derelict vehicles; some in scrap yards, some abandoned and some neglected,
but often kept for sentimental reasons. Many are now fading and
rusting into oblivion but there are also uplifting tales of
resurrection. Old car enthusiasts the world over will know of Mike’s
reporting of such finds, but this is the first time that a book dedicated to
his lifetime passion has been published. Around 450 photographs
are included, each captioned with a brief explanation of the vehicle shown.
Malcolm Tucker is the author of several books, almost
all with a motoring theme, the latest being ‘The Goodwood Phantom’, the
story of the most recent Rolls-Royce and is now writing a companion work about
the new Rolls-Royce convertible.
He has written five children’s books on engineering subjects
and edited seven others for Merlion Publishing, a division of Penguin Books,
and he has contributed articles to various motoring magazines.
Malcolm Tucker has had a lifelong interest in Rolls-Royce cars, having restored several to national concours winning condition. Joining the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Club in 1963, he became the club's youngest chairman in 1989. Following which he launched Pinnacle magazine, 'The magazine for International Rolls-Royce and Bentley Owners' on behalf of the Sir Henry Royce Memorial Foundation. He has written five children's books on engineering subjects and edited seven others for Merlion Publishing, a division of Penguin Books. He has contributed to several motoring magazines and was a regular contributor for The Nob Hill Gazette, San Francisco, USA. The Goodwood Phantom Drophead Coupe is the third book he has written for Dalton Watson Fine Books, preceded by The Goodwood Phantom and Rust In Peace.