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       FOLESHILL ROAD AND BROWNS LANE 1949 to 1978                                             V  VEIOCEPUBUSFHNG
                                                                                                   THE PUBUSHER OF FINE AUTOMOITVE BOOKS
       Brian James Martin & John Starkey

                                                                   ISBN 978-1-78711-279-7

             JAGUAR                                                9  I      I        I

                                                                     781787 112797

              FROM THE SHOP FLOOR                                Publication:    7th  JUNE 2018

             Foleshill Road and Browns Lane - 1949 to 1978       ISBN:           9781787112797

                                                                 Price:          £30

                                                                 Binding:        Hardback

                                                                 Format:         232 x 155 mm

                                                                 Extent:        144 pp

                                                                 Illustrated:    98 pictures
                                                                 BIC Code: WGCB Motor cars

                                                                  Comparative title: 9781787110250 Jaguar E-Type: A
                                                                  celebration of the world's favourite 60s icon

                                                                  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,
        Brian James Martin has spent most of his working life in the employ
                                                                  the author tells of his childhood in a typical working family
        of Jaguar Cars Ltd. He is a long time member of both The Jaguar
                                                                  of the depression era, and then describes his career from
        Drivers' Club, The Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club, The Jaguar Apprentices'   starting at the Jaguar factory in 1949, through a spell
        Motor Club and was a founder member and ex-chairman of The   doing national service in the RAF and then going back to
        Jaguar Car Club. During his employment he has held various   Jaguar. He left briefly in 1972 to try other jobs, but
        positions with the Jaguar company, from assembly worker to   returned to the factory in the mid-1970s.
        experimental and development engineer, and junior management. He
        is a lifelong enthusiast of the Jaguar marque and has owned many of   Providing a fascinating insight into the Jaguar production
        the models described in this book. (he currently owns a 2001 XJ8).   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.

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