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British Lorries of the 1960s

British Lorries of the 1960s

By Malcolm Bobbitt
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ISBN: 978-1-787111-14-1 Paperback • 19x20.5cm • 96 pages • 120 colour and b&w pictures

ISBN: 978-1-787111-14-1


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An illustrated look at British lorries produced during the 1960s, featuring 120 pictures. The book includes publicity material, details of the heritage and preservation scene, and the comprehensive text reveals much about those vehicles that were everyday names.

Synopsis

British commercial manufacturers played a prime role in boosting Britain's economy during the 1960s, especially as many vehicles were exported worldwide. British lorries were, therefore, considered as being the workhorses of the world, performing a wide range of duties from heavy haulage to general goods delivery.
This highly visual study of British lorries of the 1960s captures in 120 illustrations this often understated but very necessary work, which was undertaken day and night, 365 days a year. The images, many contemporary colour and black and white, include some delightful publicity items in addition to covering the heritage and preservation scenes. The comprehensive text reveals much about the marques that were everyday names, along with information about Britain's road haulage and commercial vehicle industries.
Malcolm Bobbitt is the author of some thirty automotive books and is a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers and the Society of Automotive Historians. This book will rekindle many memories and serve as a reminder of the important role British commercial vehicles played during the 1960s.

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This is a genuinely interesting general overview of a long-vanished past.
Classic Car Weekly

   

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