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George Nicholas Georgano (* 1932 in London; † 22. Oktober 2017) war ein britischer Autor und Automobilhistoriker. Sein bekanntestes Werk ist The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, die 1968 erstveröffentlicht wurde.

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Georgano studierte an der Universität in Oxford und schloss sein Studium als Lehrer ab.[1] Anschließend arbeitete er in seinem Beruf an einer Grundschule. Seine erste Veröffentlichung war "The World's Automobiles", das er als Co-autor zusammen mit Ralph Doyle schrieb. 1968 veröffentlichte er die "The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars". Von 1976 bis 1981 wirkte Georgano am National Motor Museum in Beaulieu als Chefbibliothekar.[2][3]

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Georgano ist Autor von 33 Büchern

  • The American Automobile: A Centenary
  • The Art of the American Automobile – The Greatest Stylists and Their Work
  • American Trucks of the Seventies
  • Auto's uit de jaren zeventig en tachtig
  • The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile
  • The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile: Coachbuilding
  • The Bentley
  • Britain's Motor Industry – The First 100 Years
  • Brooklands: A Pictorial History
  • Cars: 1886–1930
  • Cars 1930–2000: The Birth of the Modern Car
  • Cars 1990 to Present Days: Production Goes World Wide
  • Cars of the Fifties: Goodbye Seller's Market
  • Cars of the Seventies and Eighties: Hatchbacks for the Sportsman
  • Classic Cars (Source Book)
  • The Classic Rolls-Royce
  • Classic Rolls-Royce
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, 1885 to the Present
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, 1885 to the Present
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, 1885–1968
  • Early and Vintage Years, 1885–1930: The Golden Era of Coachbuilding
  • Early Days on the Road (with Lord Montagu of Beaulieu)
  • Early Days on the Road – An Illustrated History 1819–1941
  • Early Days on the Road: An illustrated history 1819–1941
  • Early Days on the Road: An Illustrated History 1819–1941
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Encyclopedia of American Automobiles
  • The Encyclopedia of Motor Sport
  • The Encyclopedia of M: 2 (A Studio book)
  • The Encyclopedia of Motor Sport
  • The Encyclopedia of Sportscars
  • Histoire Illustree des Camions 1896–1920
  • A History of Sports Cars
  • A History of the London Taxicab
  • A History of the London Taxicab
  • A History of Transport
  • The How and Why Wonder Book of the Motor Car
  • The Humber
  • The London Taxi
  • Military Vehicles: World War Two Transport and Halftracks
  • A Motor Racing Camera 1894–1916
  • The New Encyclopedia of Motorcars: 1885 To the Present
  • Racing and Sports Cars
  • Rolls Royce
  • Rolls Royce-Classic Cars
  • Scammell: The Load Movers from Watford
  • A Source Book of Classic Cars
  • A Source Book of Racing and Sports Cars
  • A Source Book of Veteran Cars
  • Sports Cars: History and Development
  • Transportation through the Ages
  • Trucks: An Illustrated History 1896–1920
  • Veteran Cars (Source Book)
  • Vintage and Post-vintage Cars (Source Book)
  • Vintage Cars 1886 to 1930
  • Vintage Cars 1886 to 1930
  • Vintage Years, 1920–1930: Mass Production and the Great Boom of Wheels
  • The World Guide to Automobiles
  • The World's Automobiles 1880–1958 : A Record of 75 Years of Car Building
  • The World's Automobiles 1862–1962, A Record of 100 Years of Car Building by & G. N. Georgano (1963)
  • The World's Commercial Vehicles, 1830–1964: A record of 134 years of commercial vehicle production
  • World Guide to Automobile Manufacturers
  • World Truck Book
  • World Truck Handbook
  • World War Two Military Vehicles

EinzelnachweiseBearbeiten

  1. Anders Clausager: Nick Georgano obituary. In: The Guardian, 7. November 2017. Abgerufen im 17. Mai 2018. 
  2. Nick Georgano Alvis Archive Blog, 24. Oktober 2017
  3. Nick Georgano 1932–2017 The Society of Automotive History