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Flat Tank’ Norton Book.

260 pages, 600 photographs/illustrations  hardback,  £35. Contains all my archive material;

95 % of the pictures and most of the material are previously unpublished.

Many stories from the likes of Rem Fowler, Dan O’Donovan, Rex Judd, Pat Driscoll, Dan Bradbury  and of course letters and lectures by James Lansdowne Norton himself.

Limited edition of 2,000; 1,900 sold so far. JUST 100 left. Since October 2006.

100 signed & numbered Leather-bound copies at £100 SOLD OUT


an absolutely stunning book, a definitive masterpiece’. --- Murray Walker.

‘Flat Tank Norton is arguably the best pre-1930 publication, about any brand, to date’. --- Mike Jackson

fantastic’. --- Hugo Wilson

To Order a copy:

 Post and pack’: £7 to UK, £13 Europe and £19 to Rest of World. (Book weighs 1.34kg!)

Insurance is £1 extra for UK, £3 for Europe and £5 for rest of the world. I send by the Post Office, which appears to be 99.5 % safe (one book out of about 200 gets lost or is damaged). The insurance is the buyers responsibility.

When requesting a copy of the book, please title your email as ‘flat tank book’ and please make sure that if you are from outside the U.K. that all currency exchange fees are made by you.

Payment by :    Personal cheque, payable to J. C. COHEN; (provided it is from a UK bank)

     PayPal  (please add £2 for this service) THIS IS EASIEST WAY if you from abroad.

 or  direct Bank transfer (I will reply with bank transfer details) to:

Nortongeorge Publishing, Manor Farm, Chillington, Ilminster, Somerset TA19 0PU   U.K.

No credit cards




Leatherbound is Black Antelope with Silver foil lettering, red ribbon book mark and silver stitched binding.

 Just 100 numbered copies and ALL NOW SOLD

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This picture shows my daughter, Camilla and her friend Mary

 at the book launch in October 2006.