Ultimate Collector Motorcycles First printing of 9,000 numbered copies
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This XL double volume provides an unrivaled curation of the ultimate collector motorcycles of all time. From super-rare pioneer bikes, venerated British classics and German speed machines to lightning-fast Japanese racers, groundbreaking Italian superbikes, and highly radical road rockets, this book is a dazzling celebration of motorcycle design and engineering at its innovative best.
Born to Be Wild
100 of the most legendary and coveted motorcycles of all time
The fascinating stories behind these fabulous motorbikes are expertly recounted in detail, alongside stunning imagery specially taken for the book by the world’s leading motorcycle photographers. Also included are rare archival gems, from early posters to remarkable action shots. In addition, there is a foreword by legendary petrolhead Jay Leno, and interviews with George Barber, founder of the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum; Sammy Miller, championship-winning racer and founder of the Sammy Miller Motorcycle Museum; Ben Walker, Department Director of Motorcycles at Bonhams; Paul d’Orléans, founder of The Vintagent; and Gordon McCall, cofounder of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, the world-renowned motorcycle concours event held in Carmel, California.
The editors and authors
Charlotte & Peter Fiell are well-known design authors having written over sixty books on the subject. Among their various areas of specialization is the realm of transportation design in all its diverse forms. The Fiells have lectured widely, guest taught courses, curated exhibitions, and consulted manufacturing companies, museums, salerooms, and major private collectors around the world. Together, they have written numerous TASCHEN books, including 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A–Z, 1000 Lights, and Scandinavian Design. They also edited TASCHEN's Decorative Art series and the 12-volume domus 1928–1999 and have most recently authored the double-volume Ultimate Collector Cars.
Ultimate Collector MotorcyclesHardcover, two vols. in slipcase, 28.1 x 36 cm, 9.40 kg, 940 pages
ISBN 978-3-8365-9543-8Edition: English (Famous First Edition)