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Amazon.co.uk: Alfa Romeo Production Cars from 1910: Maurizio Tabucchi,Stefano D'Amico: Books

I recently ordered this book set (2 hard back books), and the level of details and pictures contained within is fantastic.

Really worth getting a copy !...though seems to be getting harder to find now
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I have the book about Maserati from the same author and it's ace
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I ordered this a while ago... but haven't got round to reading it yet

And I've recently - yesterday - ordered this and this
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I have the book about Maserati from the same author and it's ace
I swear I saw a Ferrari set like the Maserati and Alfa one, but having troubles finding it
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I ordered this a while ago... but haven't got round to reading it yet

And I've recently - yesterday - ordered this and this
I have that last book you posted, and it's really excellent ...I just love the Giulia's !!

There is another book that is more of a techy manual which I found interesting, will post up the name when I get back home

EDIT: Just found a couple more of the ones I have sat in my collection, that might be of interest to fellow alfisti!

This one had lots of technical specific info, but not focused on any particular alfa model Amazon.co.uk: Alfa Romeo Owner's Bible 1954 on (Owner's Bibles): Pat Braden: Books
Amazon.co.uk: Alfa Romeo: Always with Passion (Haynes Classic Makes): David Owen: Books

There is also a really good small buyers guide book for the Giulia, which I look through with great interest...just in case I should ever come across a very nice early Step Front 1750 Giulia . I think it is this one Amazon.co.uk: The Alfa Romeo Giulia GT Coupe (Essential Buyer's Guide): Keith Booker: Books

I really need to stop buying these books, and keep some money back for when the actual cars need parts!

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I have that last book you posted, and it's really excellent ...I just love the Giulia's !!

There is another book that is more of a techy manual which I found interesting, will post up the name when I get back home


I'd appreciate that dude as it's my aim to get one in the future - either already restored or as a project - so all the knowledge I can gather will really usefull !!
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Yes, but have you seen the price of:
Amazon.co.uk: Alfa Romeo Production Cars from 1910: Maurizio Tabucchi,Stefano D'Amico: Books

on amazon now? £139!!!

The only Alfa book I have is the one the Cloverleaf club sent me for free.
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Yes, but have you seen the price of:
Amazon.co.uk: Alfa Romeo Production Cars from 1910: Maurizio Tabucchi,Stefano D'Amico: Books

on amazon now? £139!!!

The only Alfa book I have is the one the Cloverleaf club sent me for free.
That's how much they cost unfortunately ...it is imo one of the ULTIMATE Alfa books though.
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Amazon.co.uk: Alfa Romeo Production Cars from 1910: Maurizio Tabucchi,Stefano D'Amico: Books

I recently ordered this book set (2 hard back books), and the level of details and pictures contained within is fantastic.

Really worth getting a copy !...though seems to be getting harder to find now
I've got that (i think!)

it's two big books, that slip into a hard-bound wallet/binder. Except mine has a huge Alfa logo on the front, and as I got it seven years ago, the most recent Alfa is the 166.

One book charts the history of Alfa Romeo (with beautiful pics, new and old); the other book catalogues all of the cars Alfa has made right to the present day. Tomorrow I take a photo of it.

Pat Braden's Alfa owner's bible is great, too

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I've got that (i think!)

it's two big books, that slip into a hard-bound wallet/binder. Except mine has a huge Alfa logo on the front, and as I got it seven years ago, the most recent Alfa is the 166.

One book charts the history of Alfa Romeo (with beautiful pics, new and old); the other book catalogues all of the cars Alfa has made right to the present day. Tomorrow I take a photo of it.

Pat Braden's Alfa owner's bible is great, too

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That may have been the earlier version (sounds very similar!)

The first book in mine charts the history AR, then starts on the cars up until 1940 I think, then the other book carries on the history of cars up until the present day (159/Brera included)
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Would like it, but 139 quid? Noooooooooooooooo
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only got the 'Always with Passion' one

the £139 book sounds like a tome
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That may have been the earlier version (sounds very similar!)

The first book in mine charts the history AR, then starts on the cars up until 1940 I think, then the other book carries on the history of cars up until the present day (159/Brera included)
yep, i think they're from the same series. i think it's about time i got a new one (but aren't those old photos lovely? they capture not just the history of Alfa, but the history of Italy).

It's my understanding that this series is updated every few years. Where did you get yours from, please Del?

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yep, i think they're from the same series. i think it's about time i got a new one (but aren't those old photos lovely? they capture not just the history of Alfa, but the history of Italy).

It's my understanding that this series is updated every few years. Where did you get yours from, please Del?

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I bought mine from amazon when they still had stock. My girlfriend also bought one for her dad (another big alfa fan!)

The old photos are amazing, I have never come across such a comprehensive compilation before. I remember reading in the book that some of the documentation had been sourced from the Alfa Museum and never published before.

I haven't had enough to read much of it yet...it is rather large!.
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just put mine on order
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........I wonder if the local library have it ?
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