view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Juvenile Historic (38)
Oval Playground VINTAGE AUTO RACING Car Drag Race DIRT TRACK LEAGUE William Campbell Gault 1st DJ

Oval Playground VINTAGE AUTO RACING Car Drag Race DIRT TRACK LEAGUE William Campbell Gault 1st DJ

Price: $5.99 currently not available     
Feedback: 97.05%, 174 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: $4.45 (more destinations)
Sales Tax: Illinois: 8.25%
Condition: Used
Payment Options: Money Order, Cashier's Check, Personal Check,
*The store has not been updated recently. You may want to contact the merchant to confirm the availability of the product.
The Oval Playground
by William Campbell Gault

E P Dutton, c1968, Stated 1st EDITION, 1st printing, 188 pages. VERY GOOD+ Condition Hardcover with a VERY GOOD+ Dust Jacket protected in a Mylar Cover. This book is ex-library with usual markings (NONE on dj), fep removed, very small dj corner clip,& very dj light wear. Pages & Binding are NICE & TIGHT!

A great vintage car racing book.

It's the combination that counts in racing. First there was Al Duncan, a forty-two-year-old top mechanic with a dream to get "back to the dirt, back to the noisy Sundays." Everyone wondered if he'd forgotten his age.

Then there was Mark Devlin, one of a group scornfully labeled the "grease balls" by the more social and political guys in his high school. Mark spent most of his spare time in Al's garage, which was a kind of playpen for the group. He'd converted an old Ford with a blown Dodge engine and had raced in drag and jalopy races, but Mark had never driven a car designed for racing until the "blue lady."

The third member of the combination was a light-blue Rafield into which Al had put a D-O four with the built-in genius of Stan Nowak. It was a car that "went where you pointed it, answered every summons without hesitation, happily at home on the surface it was tailored for."

Al's wrench and the Nowak engine made a strong two-thirds of the combination, but that wasn't enough. While Mark grew to fill his position of driver through race after race, he learned the real meaning of the dirt-track league and the reason he was there. The result was a combination that couldn't be sold out.

Buyer pays $3.85 Shipping in Continental U.S. **Payment must be received within 10 days of the end of the auction, unless other arrangements are made. Checks held till clear. Money Orders & Paypal Payments shipped on receipt. Buyer Must Request Insurance at Additional Expense for $1.40 for up to $50. IL residents Must add 7.25% sales tax.

Please E-mail me any questions you may have before bidding. Thanks! Happy Bidding! Good Luck!


Check out some of our other GREAT Books and SAVE $$$ on shipping!
Other Products from toreader:View all products
DID YOU SEE WHAT I SAW? Lionel Reid DICK & JANE Vintage Basic Easy Early Reader 1949 HB
Young Cowboy Story WILD WEST Pioneer Days BIG ENOUGH Sun Up WILL JAMES 1936 HB
STATION FOUR SRA Comprehensive Reading Program Level L HOMESCHOOL Poems Stories HB
PAUL ANKA The Music Man SONGBOOK Guitar Piano Song 1977
Children of Lilith BORNEO Java KOMODO DRAGON French Exploration Expedition by Guy Piazzini
Four Farthings & A Thimble POST WORLD WAR 2 NEW HOME Margaret Baker WWII England 1st HB
Outlines of History ANCIENT-MODERN Chronological GENEALOGICAL Literary GENEALOGY Labberton 1886 HB
The Space Pioneers TOM CORBETT SPACE CADET SERIES Carey Rockwell HB
Justin Morgan Had A Horse VERMONT STORY Marguerite Henry EXCELLENT 1945 HB DJ
Last Updated: 27 Nov 2015 12:25:12 PST home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder