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20th March 2019
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Bunty – Remembering a Gentleman of Noble Scottish Descent

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ABOUT THE BOOK
The fascinating biography of David Scott-Moncrieff, alias ‘Bunty’ – a colourful larger-than-life personality, enthusiastic car expert, charming entertainer, and passionate vintage car addict.
Bunty’s favourite marque was Rolls-Royce, and, for some time, he claimed to be the Number 1 in the Rolls-Royce second-hand car trade worldwide. Bunty also owned world-famous race cars, heaps of worn-out R-R hearses (to be rebuilt), supercharged Mercedes classics, and even an antique Steamer. Here, you will meet them all, along with some of his many admirers who had the courage and pleasure to enter the passenger seat.
Halwart Schrader travelled to England to meet Bunty on many occasions, knew him well. and has written this long-awaited biography in full co-operation with Bunty’s son, Humphrey Scott-Moncrieff.

Bunty by Halwart Schrader

ISBN: 9781787113480
UPC: 6-36847-01348-6

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£19.99(UK), $32.5(US), 42.5(CAN)

BULLET POINTS
• The fascinating biography of a remarkable motoring personality
• The story of “Bunty” - also known as David Scott-Moncrieff, the world’s No 1 second hand Rolls-Royce dealer
• Fascinating characters in the motoring world, including royalty, the rich and famous, even the infamous
• Many high-end classic cars described
• Great tales of motoring adventures in vintage cars
• Recollections and anecdotes from those who knew him
• A look at the world of Rolls-Royce and aclassic car dealership
• An insight into the life of an archetypal British eccentric veteran and vintage car enthusiast
• A close look at vintage car values from the ‘30s to the ‘60s
• Written by a long-time friend and colleague
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Halwart Schrader has written, translated, edited and/or published more than 300 books, mainly on motoring. After finishing studies in Commercial Art and Art History (BA degree) 1954-1957 in Berlin, he was co-founder and associate of Friedrich W Heye Advertising Agency, Munich. From 1964, he worked as freelancer and contributor to various motoring magazines in Germany, France, Switzerland, and USA, founding, in 1973, AUTOMOBIL CHRONIK, the first collectors’ car magazine in the German language.
From 1973 to 1995 he ran his own publishing business; specialising in automotive history. He has been a member of the A.A.C.A., USA; the Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust, UK; a Contributor to the Beaulieu World Encyclopaedia of Motoring; a member of the Guild of Motoring Writers, UK; a member of he Society of Automotive Historians, USA.
Place of birth: Braunschweig, Germany • Hometown: Suderburg - Höss, • Nearest city: Hanover

SPECIFICATION
V5348 • Paperback • 21x14.8cm • £19.99 • 216 pages • 81 pictures • ISBN: 978-1-787113-48-0 • UPC: 6-36847-01348-6
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