Lot 201: Naquin (Yves) Le Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco, circa 1994, with 14 colour plates by Michael Turner



2015-11-04 16:24:25

Lot 201: Naquin (Yves). Le Grand Prix Automobile de Monaco, circa 1994, 365pp. with 14 colour plates by Michael Turner, and 400+ monochrome photographs covering the years 1929 to 1960, Editions Monaco, printed in Nice, a very rare limited edition hardbound book numbered 80 of 150 issued with English text, signed by the author, a significant reference book on the history of the Monaco Grand Prix, with detailed text and a tipped-in letter of 'recommendation' on Palais de Monaco letter-headed paper, signed in blue pen by the late Prince Rainier III, the book comes with its white dust jacket, and a red presentation box, itself holding a tray of 14 hand-coloured lithographic images, printed on handmade paper, of original artwork by Michael Turner, each sign by the artist in pencil, the dust jacket has never been wrapped around the book, but has creased a little, there is a rubbing on the front hard cover of the book, otherwise the book, presentation box, tray, lithographs and outer deliver box are sound. (1) Dominic Winter's Automobilia & Motoring Literature Vintage Bicycles Maritime & Railways, Toys & Models Thursday, 12th November 2015 Estimate: £180-220
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