Classic Car Book: The Definitive Visual History

Editor-in-chief Giles Chapman
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Classic Car Book: The Definitive Visual History

Editor-in-chief Giles Chapman
Ціна: 1500 грн
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ID: 15162
Видавництво: Dorling Kindersley
Палітурка: Hardcover, 26 x 30.8 cm
Кількість сторінок: 320
Рік видання: 2016
Мова: English
ISBN-13: 9780241240489

A spectacular celebration of the most iconic vintage cars.

With more than 1300 colour photographs of the key classic cars from every decade since the 1940s to the 1980s, you'll meet the designers behind these beautiful machines and discover the story of their manufacturers.

Here's what you'll find inside this lavishly illustrated vintage car book:
- Comprehensive catalogues draw out the key features of each important model, with detailed profiles and specifications
- Feature spreads broaden the scope of this classic car guide, covering everything from the designers and manufacturers who created them to their evolution over the decades
- Stunningly shot DPS images add an extra layer of colour and flavour to this book about classic cars
- Written by award-winning author and expert on all aspects of motoring, Giles Chapman

From Bentley and Mercedes to Ferrari and Aston Martin, Classic Car tells you the story of more than 20 great marques in incredible detail. It places classic cars into a wider cultural context and charts their enduring legacy as symbols of luxury and objects of desire.

This car reference book puts you in the driving seat of the Chevrolet Corvette, the Ford Thunderbird, and the Jaguar C-type. It's packed with stunning photographic catalogues that showcase the iconic cars of every era and specially commissioned photographs that pick out key details of each featured model.

Whether you're a collector of these super-cool cars or a motor enthusiast, there is simply no other classic car book that compares.

About the Author:

Giles Chapman is an award-winning journalist and author of more than 40 books on a wide spectrum of car subjects. Drive is the third major title he has directed for DK after the internationally successful The Car Book (2011) and The Classic Car Book (2016), bringing his knowledge of car culture, history, and industry from 35 years in the motoring media. He was editor of Classic & Sports Car, the world's best-selling classic car magazine, and since 1994 he has contributed to dozens of major newspapers and magazines. Besides his own books - which include My Dad had One Of Those, Chapman's Car Compendium, and Britain's Toy Car Wars - he has worked as an advisor to many other authors and publishers. He founded the Royal Automobile Club's Motoring Book Of The Year Award, and appears regularly on TV and radio commenting on motoring and automotive industry issues.


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