WorldCat Identities

Bentley, John 1908-

Overview
Works: 60 works in 192 publications in 4 languages and 2,565 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Fiction  History  Pictorial works  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author
Classifications: VA65.T47, 910.0916337
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Bentley
The Thresher disaster; the most tragic dive in submarine history by John Bentley( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great American automobiles, a dramatic account of their achievements in competition by John Bentley( Book )

11 editions published in 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The thrilling story of America's greatest cars and their trail-blazing achievements in the Great Events. Richly illustrated with scores of rare and original photographs, many from the famous Lazarnick Collection ... Every known detail of the birth and development of every American sports car"--Dustjacket
Oldtime steam cars by John Bentley( Book )

10 editions published between 1953 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... Seventy Years of Steam Cars ; the untold inside story ; The Stanley ; The White ; The Locomobile
We at Porsche : the autobiography of Dr. Ing. h.c. Ferry Porsche by Ferry Porsche( Book )

10 editions published between 1976 and 1980 in English and Japanese and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reflections about the early years of his father's design contributions to the automobile then transitioning into Ferry's, contributions toward the Volkswagen Beetle and then into the Porsche car after WWII. Accounts of the development of the VW, Hitler's desires for the car, relationships between Porsche and the German government, trips to the U.S., struggles and accomplishments during the war as well as the beginning of Porsche as a car company and not just a design firm are all described here. Written by Ferry himself, in his own words
Where are the Russians? by John Bentley( Book )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The devil behind them; nine dedicated drivers who made motor racing history by John Bentley( Book )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1959 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cobra story by Carroll Shelby( Book )

7 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in English and French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Grand Prix carpetbaggers : the autobiography of John Cooper by John Cooper( Book )

3 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

... John Cooper designed and built some of the best cars ever raced. He began with the Cooper 500, a then revolutionary car assembled wrecked Fiats in the parts-scarce days just after World War II. Next came the Cooper 1000, and then it was "more power, more speed, more everything", as Cooper says, until the Mini Cooper, the famous "S", and the great Cooper Climax Formula One that began sweeping the Grand Prix circuit in 1959
The faster they go; a novel of motor racing by John Bentley( Book )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1958 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perilous path, a novel of motor racing by John Bentley( Book )

2 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The old car book by John Bentley( Book )

7 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to the Jaguar; the complete story of the famous Jaguar car by John Bentley( Book )

4 editions published between 1957 and 1959 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Cooper - Grand Prix carpetbagger by John Cooper( Book )

2 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldtime automobile by John Bentley( Book )

2 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Marlow stops for brandy by John Bentley( Book )

2 editions published in 1940 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porsche Ingenieure berichten zum Thema "Automobil und Umwelt" by John Bentley( Book )

7 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sales folder with technical data for the 1951 Porsche 356
Antique automobiles by John Bentley( Book )

2 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The oldtime automobile by John Bentley( Book )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kill me again! by John Bentley( Book )

1 edition published in 1947 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Marlow takes to rye. by John Bentley( Book )

2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
ベントリー, ジョン

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