Alec Issigonis: The Man Who Made the Mini (Jonathan Wood) lands on the shelves of my shop.
Derby: The Breedon Books Publishing Company, 2005, (First Edition) Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Black & white photographs; Black & white drawings;
From the cover: The collapse in 2005 of MG Rover marked the end of Britains indigenous motor industry as a volume car manufacturer.
Yet back in the 1960s its Longbridge-based British Motor Corporation predecessor dominated the market with the iconic Mini and stylish 1100. Both were the work, together with the legendary Morris Minor, of Sir Alec Issigonis, CBE, FRS, the British motor industrys most influential and controversial engineer.
In this full-length biography, published to commemorate the centenary of its subjects birth, which falls in 2006, award-winning motoring historian Jon…
Introduction by: Karl Ludvigsen
Very Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper.
White boards with Silver titling to the Spine. 317 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.