Citroen DS: The World’s Most Beautiful Car :: Daniel Denis & Thibaut Amant soon to be presented for sale on the super BookLovers of Bath web site!
Sparkford: Haynes Publishing, 2012, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: Colour photographs; Tables; Appendices ; First published in the French language as Citroen DS: 50 ans de passion (2005) and Citroen DS: La passion continue (2010) by E-T-A-I.
From the cover: No car has ever been quite like the legendary Citroen DS. Sleek, futuristic and packed with avant-garde technology, it stunned the world when it was launched in 1955 and became a national emblem for a newly resurgent France. With its sculptural aerodynamic lines and magic carpet hydropneumatic suspension and its powered brakes, clutch and gear change the DS was conceptually unique and deliciously seductive to drive. Much admired but never imitated, truly it has its own unique place in the history of the motor car.
Nearly 1.5 million of the DS and its sister ID were made over a 20-year career …
Good in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Small patch of glue-like remnant to the top edge of the text block that has adhered to the top margins of some of the leaves. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise.
Black boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 288 pages. 11¼” x 9¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I excite you with my selection contained in Transport Automotive catalogue?