Veloce Publishing
Veloce Publishing - The Publisher of Fine Automotive Books
Homepage Advertise with us
About us
Newsletter Sign-up
Forum
Blog
Downloads
Links
Your Account
Shopping Basket
Customer Services
Contact us
How to Order and Pay
Help
Veloce Publishing
May 29, 2017
Book Search    
 
Search Help
Cars, vans & trucks
Cars, vans & trucks  
Cars, vans & trucks Motorsport Repair & restoration Performance tuning & modification Special offers & bargins
Motorcycles & scooters Build your own car Caravaning & camping Reference & biography Series
Cars Vans & Trucks > Browse Books
The Lea-Francis Story

The Lea-Francis Story
A Veloce Classic Reprint – Out of print for years, now reprinted in revised and updated paperback form

By Barrie Price
About the Author

V4957 • Paperback • 25x20.7cm • 176 pages • 260 b&w pictures

ISBN: 978-1-845849-57-3


£ 27.50 + P&P (eBook prices vary, and delivery is free)

Convert Currency Add to your basket

Description

Successful in motorsports, "Leaf" was an innovative company, but a lack of regard for good business principles led to fluctuating fortunes throughout the company's long life. The Lea-Francis Story tells the story of the firm.

Synopsis

Founded in 1895 under the aegis of R.H. Lea, the company originally built cycles and motorcycles, but, by the 1920s, was established as a manufacturer of high quality sporting cars. From the 1930s to the 1960s, Lea-Francis specialised in medium-sized cars built with care and the best quality components. Successful in motorsports, "Leaf" was an innovative company, but a lack of regard for good business principles led to fluctuating fortunes throughout the company's long life. In The Lea-Francis Story, Barrie Price tells the complete story of the firm.

Independent Reviews

A superbly thorough history by the man who has kept the company name alive for half a century.
Octane

   

Also available from Veloce ...

Kawasaki Z1 & Z900 (1972 to 1976) - Essential Buyer's Guide series
Kawasaki Z1 & Z900 (1972 to 1976) - Essential Buyer's Guide series
Dave Orritt

£ 9.99

More Info
Tatra - The Legacy of Hans Ledwinka - Updated & Enlarged Collector’s Edition of 1500 copies
Tatra - The Legacy of Hans Ledwinka - Updated & Enlarged Collector’s Edition of 1500 copies
Ivan Margolius & John G Henry

£ 55.00

More Info
Two Summers – The Mercedes-Benz W196R Racing Car
Two Summers – The Mercedes-Benz W196R Racing Car
Robert Ackerson

£ 75.00

More Info
     
       
VeloceTerms & Conditions | Legal notice: © 2017 Veloce Publishing Ltd. All rights reserved. | Helpdesk: +44 [0] 1305 260068