Archive for Items Categorized 'French', only excerpts shown, click title for full entry.
by Michael Edwards
They were the world’s largest automobile manufacturer in the early days. This book shows how trying to be everything to everyone is a heavy cross to bear—and can ruin you.
by Wouter Jansen
Even if you have no specific interest in Citroëns, this book is so beautifully made and so richly illustrated you’ll want it just for the pleasure of knowing you can have a peek anytime you want to!
by Malcolm Bobbitt
A perennial favorite and design icon the DS is one of those cars that is either loved or hated. This book gives you reasons for both sides.
by Koto Bolofo
Ok, there’s a Bugatti on the cover. But this is not a car book. Bolofo is a celebrated fashion photographer but he doesn’t wear “labels” easily. In this book you can explore his work exploring the goings-on at a famous restoration shop.
by Martin Roach
The ultra exotic Veyron may cost £1m to buy but it cost way more to build. So what’s in it for Bugatti? And who are the people lining up to buy it? And what’s it like to drive one? All is revealed here.
by Jonathan Wood
Reprinted several times, this book raised the bar when it first came out 25 years ago and it’s still a, if not the, definitive book on the marque.
by H.G. Conway
A landmark book, not just for the marque but in the genre of automotive histories. In the 50 years since its original publication it has lost none of its luster and is, thankfully, still easily available in any of its several editions.
by Rémi Dargegen
Looked at one car at a time, the Baillon Collection is interesting enough but it is the unique circumstances of it being found and brought to market that will forever make it the “find of the century.”
by H.G. Conway
Bugattis do not have a consistently superior racing record but they evidence a particular steadfastness of vision and purpose. Covering both the race history and the mechanical aspects of the cars this book has been a staple in any serious Bugatti library for fifty years.
by Peter M. Larsen & Ben Erickson
Only a few months ago, the authors finished an 1100 page book on this subject, thinking, hoping that everything anyone would ever want to know had been recorded. And then wild and crazy things started coming out of the woodwork, hence this Addendum.
by Christophe Puvilland
Public transport with a French flavor, made by a pioneer automaker that got off the ground thanks to American money. Beaucoup de photos.
by Peter M.Larsen & Ben Erickson
A book the likes of which you don’t see often—about cars the likes of which you don’t see often. A lovely combination, but available in very limited numbers only. So read the review quickly!