The Brescia Bugatti

The Brescia Bugatti

By (author) Bob King


  • Detailed register of all known remaining Type 13, 22 and 23 models, with rare B&W and color photographs and illustrations, including technical drawings
  • Exquisitely presented Deluxe Limited Edition - only 700 copies printed
Full Description

The history of the Bugatti really begins with the development of the successful 16-valve Type 13 model dubbed ‘Brescia’ after its triumph in the 1921 Voiturette race in Brescia, Italy, leading to Bugatti’s incredible racing success throughout that decade and the next. The Brescia Bugatti, written by renowned Bugatti enthusiast Bob King, provides an in-depth account of the origins, evolution and success of what is arguably the most revered car in early motor racing history. Including previously unpublished Bugatti factory data, this definitive, superbly illustrated book documents all surviving vehicles with current details and photographs. This deluxe cloth-bound limited edition is printed on high-quality art paper and comes with an imitation 1966 racing competitor’s bookmark listing individual edition number.

About the Author
In 1974 Bob King compiled a self published Register of all Australian and New Zealand the Bugattis, past or present, which was then expanded into a comprehensive book, Bugattis in Australasia [Turton and Armstrong, 1992]. In this definitive publication The Brescia Bugatti, Bob King, himself a past Brescia owner (as well as registrar to the Bugatti Club Australia) looks into the early origins of Ettore Bugatti's work.
The Images Publishing Group
1st Jan 2006
USA & Canada
9.53 in x 11.73 in
344 Pages
400 color, 100 b&w
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