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Jaguar from the Shop Floor

Foleshill Road and Browns Lane 1949 to 1978 by Martin, Brian James Code: 51012 Format: Hardback / 176 pages Publication date: 17/06/2018 Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days Price: AU $56.90
In Jaguar from the Shop Floor, Brian Martin tells the story of his life as a long-time employee at Jaguar, giving a first-hand account of the development and production processes, and the ups and downs of factory life through the eyes of someone who was actually there. In this part-autobiographical and part-historical account, the author tells of his childhood in a typical working family of the depression era, and then describes his career from starting at the Jaguar factory in 1949, through a spell doing national service in the RAF and then going back to Jaguar. He left briefly in 1972 to try other jobs, but returned to the factory in the mid-1970s. Providing a fascinating insight into the Jaguar production process, the book also covers the development of the XK120, Mk V, Mk VII, MK X. The Mark 1 and 2 (2.4, 3.4 & 3.8 litre) saloons, the XKSS, E1A, E2A, lightweight E Types, XJ6 XJ12 & XJS.
Format: Hardback
Pages: 176
Illustration: B&W THROUGHOUT
Availability: Available. Usually dispatched from UK 1-2 business days
Publisher: VELOCE PUBLISHING LTD
Publication date: 17/06/2018
Country of publication: UNITED KINGDOM
Weight: 720 g
Dimensions: 232mm X 155mm
Code: 51012