Car Badges: The Ultimate Guide to Automotive Logos Worldwide

Car Badges: The Ultimate Guide to Automotive Logos Worldwide


By (author) Giles Chapman

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  • Publisher: Merrell Publishers Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 312 pages
  • Dimensions: 146mm x 224mm x 32mm | 862g
  • Publication date: 9 September 2005
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1858942756
  • ISBN 13: 9781858942759
  • Illustrations note: Flexibound
  • Sales rank: 393,035

Product description

Over 125 car logos from around the world are examined and interpreted in this compelling book, from the prancing horse of Ferrari to the three red diamonds of Mitsubishi; from the script-in-oval trademark of Ford to the circled star of Mercedes-Benz. Every logo currently in use is included, alongside dozens of fascinating examples now found only on vintage and classic cars. The individual stories behind every logo are brought alive through 1000 illustrations, showing the logos in detail and how they have been applied to overall car design.

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Author information

Giles Chapman is a leading international and award-winning authority on the motor car, its industry, history and culture. He has published widely on all aspects of cars, and has worked as consultant editor for Merrell's Car Design Yearbook.

Review quote

A reference book to stand the test of time - wonderfully produced and printed, meticulously researched and full of information which will not only inform but astonish - MOTORING TELEGRAPH Highly authoritative - a great new book ... superbly researched - DAVID WILLIAMS, THE EVENING STANDARD