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THE LAST CRUSADER: JOHN COBB'S WORLD WATER SPEED RECORD CHALLENGER
Written by Barry Stobart-Hook.
Stock no. 2134790
Published by April Cottage Publications. 1st 2008. Slightly better than very good condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. In the later 1940s and early 50s, Britain still led the world in technical innovation. Three men were determined to recapture the World's Water Speed Record with the first purpose built jet propelled craft. This is the story of the design and construction of their incredible boat, and the trials and attempt on Loch Ness at speeds far higher than every achieved before. ISBN: 9780955914706. Includes bottom half of what appears to be a letter/receipt from the author; SIGNED by author on slip.

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