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Welcome to the Earlswood Press website

Earlswood Press is a micropublishing business, run by me, author Bill Munro.

The aim is to publish the stories from the motor industry that are 'hidden in plain sight'; the stories you know of, but know little of. 

On this site you can:

  • Discover those stories in Earlswood Press books 
  • Take advantage of some great offers
  • Register your interest for the two books currently in progress
  • If you are in the book trade, discover the ways you can buy any of the titles wholesale

 


Titles in print

Traction for Sale - the Story of Ferguson Formula Four-wheel Drive

Bill Munro and Pat Turner

Four-wheel drive transformed road cars in the nineteen-eighties, adding speed, excitement and above all, safety. This is the riveting tale of The Ferguson Formula, the technology that underpinned the most memorable 4WD cars of the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s and spearheaded the 4WD revolution.

“stuffed with images that complement a thorough but always readable text ... one surprise after another. An outstanding work” Octane magazine

Look inside using our B2L widget 

Traction for Sale is a print-on-demand book, printed in the UK, the USA and Australia. Buyers in the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will have their book shipped from the appropriate print location and will pay national or regional prices and mailing charges. Books bought from a mainland Europe address will be shipped from the UK

Website price 39.99 including FREE Postage UK and Europe -
click the cover image to find out more and to buy


Taxi Jubilee - Fifty Years of the Austin FX4 London Taxi

Bill Munro

For over fifty years, the FX4 was THE London black cab. It was as familiar a sight in Britain’s capital city as Buckingham Palace and the changing of the guard. This richly illustrated book tells the story of the FX4 over those five decades.

“Brilliant – I sat down to browse through it and read it one go!”
Peter Simpson, editor, Classic Van & Pickup magazine

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Website sale price £6.50 including FREE Postage UK and Europe -
click the cover image to find out more and to buy

 


Titles in progress

Carbodies - the Coventry Coachbuilder

Bill Munro

A new, much enhanced edition of 'Carbodies - the Complete Story', originally published in 1998. Watch this space for more news, or:  

Register your interest on the book's dedicated page and get updates on progress, plus, when the book is approaching the publication date, have the opportunity to pre-order the book at a discount price. (No money required up-front)


A Century of London Taxis: Full Circle

Bill Munro

This is the cover of the original edition - watch this space for more news, or:  

Register your interest on the book's dedicated page and get updates on progress, plus, when the book is approaching the publication date, you will be able to pre-order the book at a discount price 


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If you have a UK bank account, contact me and find out how you can pay by good old fashioned cheque


 

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