WorldCat Identities

Jackson, Robert B. (Robert Blake) 1926-

Overview
Works: 32 works in 64 publications in 1 language and 5,462 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  History  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1029, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Robert B Jackson
Road race round the world : New York to Paris, 1908 by Robert B Jackson( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1977 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Text and illustrations highlight the 1908 automobile race from New York City to Paris
Stock car racing; Grand National competition by Robert B Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the highly colorful cars, popular drivers, and milestones in the history of stock car racing
The remarkable ride of the Abernathy boys by Robert B Jackson( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2003 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cross-country and return journey in 1910, of two resourceful boys, ages ten and six, traveling by horseback and by "new fangled" automobile
Joe Namath, superstar by Robert B Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1974 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the football career of the quarterback who became the highest-paid rookie in football history and a nationally-known athlete in spite of persistent knee trouble
Earl the pearl; the story of Earl Monroe by Robert B Jackson( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1974 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of high scoring basketball guard, Earl Monroe, concentrating on his career with the Baltimore Bullets
Supermex : the Lee Trevino story by Robert B Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the famous Mexican-American golfer concentrating on his professional career
Grand prix at the Glen by Robert B Jackson( Book )

3 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of Grand Prix racing including the cars, drivers, and teams, with a detailed account of the 1973 race at Watkins Glen, New York
Classic cars by Robert B Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses luxurious, expensive, custom-made automobiles built between 1925 and 1942. Includes the Bugatti, Bentley, Alfa-Romeo, Duesenberg, Cord, Stutz, and others
Road racing, U.S.A by Robert B Jackson( Book )

2 editions published between 1964 and 1972 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the oldest motor sport which, unlike drag and track racing, takes place on a course built like a winding country road
Johnny Bench by Robert B Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of a baseball catcher covering his career from the Minors to the Majors
Championship trail; the story of Indianapolis racing by Robert B Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the men and cars that participate in the Championship Trail, a series of races climaxed by the Indianapolis 500
Antique cars by Robert B Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a brief history of the automobile and discusses the features of the early models which have made them valuable as antiques
Racing cars by Robert B Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to all types of racing cars, United States racing organizations, American racing circuits, and the most important annual races
Robert B. Jackson's Big book of old cars by Robert B Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The steam cars of the Stanley twins by Robert B Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the building and performance of the "teakettle on wheels" constructed at the turn of the twentieth century by the Stanley twins
"Here comes Bobby Orr," by Robert B Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1971 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recounts the professional career of hockey player Bobby Orr, who was signed by the Boston Bruins at age fourteen
Bradley of the Knicks by Robert B Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1970 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the basketball career of Bill Bradley, the third highest scorer in the history of college basketball, and his association with the New York Knickerbockers
The gasoline buggy of the Duryea brothers by Robert B Jackson( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the first successful American gasoline-driven automobile and the times it heralded when, in January of 1894, the machine made its first successful trip of six miles at a speed of eight miles an hour
Soccer : the international sport by Robert B Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the wide appeal of soccer, the international rules, amateur, professional, and semi-professional teams, world cup finals, and the future of soccer in the United States
Bicycle racing by Robert B Jackson( Book )

2 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of cycling competitions in the United States and Europe and describes the rules and objectives of various types of bicycle races
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.14 for Johnny Ben ... to 0.26 for Grand prix ...)

Languages
English (48)