G. N. Georgano

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George Nicholas "Nick" Georgano (born 1932) is a British author. He specialises in reference books, most notably The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars that was first published in 1968.[1]

Early life and education

Georgano was born in London in 1932. At age 7 he was compiling a truck catalogue, and at age 16, an encyclopaedia. He is a graduate of the University of Oxford.

Career

After college, he took up a career in teaching, his first position being at an English preparatory school.[1]

Georgano's first full publication was The World's Automobiles which he co-authored with Ralph Doyle (George Ralph Doyle 1890–1961). This was followed by The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars which was published in 1968.[1]

From 1976 to 1981 Georgano worked at the National Motor Museum as Head Librarian.[1]

Awards

Georgano was awarded the Thomas McKean Memorial Cup of the Antique Automobile Club of America.

He was presented with the Veteran and Vintage Magazine Trophy by Edward Douglas-Scott-Montagu, 3rd Baron Montagu of Beaulieu for The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars.[2]

He received the Montagu Trophy of the Guild of Motoring Writers for 2 of his works: Britain's Motor Industry – The First 100 Years and The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars.[1]

Georgano is a Trustee of the Michael Sedgwick Memorial Trust; a member of the National Motor Museum Advisory Council; and Trustee of the Horseless Carriage Foundation, California.[1]

Publications

Georgano is the author of 33 reference books.[1]

  • The American Automobile: A Centenary ISBN 1853752363 (1-85375-236-3)
  • The Art of the American Automobile – The Greatest Stylists and Their Work
  • American Trucks of the Seventies ISBN 0723227659 (0-7232-2765-9), Penguin Books
  • Auto's uit de jaren zeventig en tachtig
  • The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile (3 volume set)
  • The Beaulieu Encyclopedia of the Automobile: Coachbuilding ISBN 1579583679 (1-57958-367-9), Taylor & Francis Group
  • The Bentley (Shire Album) by G.N. Georgano (25 Feb 1993), Shire Publications
  • Britain's Motor Industry – The First 100 Years G.N. Georgano (editor)
  • Brooklands: A Pictorial History ISBN 090156415X (0-901564-15-X), Dalton Watson Fine Books
  • Cars: 1886–1930 ISBN 0517480735 (0-517-48073-5), Random House Value Publishing
  • Cars 1930–2000: The Birth of the Modern Car ISBN 1577172108 (1-57717-210-8), New Line Books
  • Cars 1990 to Present Days : Production Goes World Wide ISBN 1590844890 (1-59084-489-0), Mason Crest Publishers
  • Cars of the Fifties: Goodbye Seller's Market (World of Wheels) by Nick Georgano (Oct 2002)
  • Cars of the Seventies and Eighties : Hatchbacks for the Sportsman ISBN 1590844882 (1-59084-488-2), Mason Crest Publishers
  • Classic Cars (Source Book) by G.N. Georgano (Mar 1977), poss. Sourcebooks
  • The Classic Rolls-Royce ISBN 0600500209 (0-600-50020-9), Octopus Publishing Group
  • Classic Rolls-Royce, Spanish Edition
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Commercial Vehicles G.N. Georgano (editor)
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, 1885 to the Present by G.N. Georgano, Thorkil Ry Andersen ISBN 0525083510 (0-525-08351-0), Dutton Books
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, 1885 to the Present : ISBN 0852230486 (0-85223-048-6), Random House
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, 1885–1968 by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0525083502 (0-525-08350-2), Penguin Group USA
  • The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars, published 1968
  • Early and Vintage Years, 1885–1930: The Golden Era of Coachbuilding by G.N. Georgano ISBN 1590844912 (1-59084-491-2), Mason Crest Publishers
  • Early Days on the Road (with Lord Montagu of Beaulieu)
  • Early Days on the Road – An Illustrated History 1819–1941 by Montagu; Georgano (1967)
  • Early Days on the Road : An illustrated history 1819–1941 by Lord Montagu of Beaulieu and G N Georgano (1976)
  • Early Days on the Road : An Illustrated History 1819–1941 by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0718113101 (0-7181-1310-1), Penguin Books
  • Electric Vehicles Shire Library, Shire Publications
  • Encyclopedia of American Automobiles by G.N. Georgano, Glenn Baechler ISBN 0525097929 (0-525-09792-9), Dutton
  • The Encyclopedia of Motor Sport, editor
  • The Encyclopedia of M: 2 (A Studio book) by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0670294055 (0-670-29405-5), Penguin Books
  • The Encyclopedia of Motor Sport by G.N. Georgano, Glenn Baechler, ISBN 0718109554 (0-7181-0955-4), Penguin Books
  • The Encyclopedia of Sportscars by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 0785808590 (0-7858-0859-0)
  • Histoire Illustree des Camions. 1896–1920. by G.N. Georgano – Carlo Demand – (1 Jan 1978)
  • History of Sports Cars
  • A History of Sports Cars by G.N. Georgano ISBN 1712120050 (1-71212-005-0), Nelson
  • A History of the London Taxicab by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0715356879 (0-7153-5687-9), David & Charles
  • A History of the London Taxicab : ISBN 0877493529 (0-87749-352-9), Drake Publishers
  • A History of Transport by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0460039512 (0-460-03951-2), Dent & Sons, J. M.
  • The How and Why Wonder Book of the Motor Car by Nick Georgano and Gordon Davies (Jun 1976)
  • The Humber (Shire Album) by G.N. Georgano (1 Feb 1990), Shire Publications
  • The London Taxi by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0852637721 (0-85263-772-1), Shire Publications
  • Military Vehicles: World War Two Transport and Halftracks by G.N. Georgano ISBN 1855324067 (1-85532-406-7), Osprey Publishing
  • A Motor Racing Camera, 1894–1916 by G.N. Georgano, National Motor Museum Trust, ISBN 0715371606 (0-7153-7160-6), David & Charles
  • The New Encyclopedia of Motorcars: 1885 To the Present by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0525932542 (0-525-93254-2), Penguin Group USA
  • Racing and Sports Cars Piccolo Books
  • Rolls Royce by G Georgano (1983)
  • Rolls Royce-Classic Cars by G. N. Georgano (1984)
  • Scammell: The Load Movers from Watford by G.N. Georgano (1997)
  • A Source Book of Classic Cars by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 0706350391 (0-7063-5039-1), Ward Lock & Co
  • A Source Book of Racing and Sports Cars by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 0706314956 (0-7063-1495-6), Ward Lock & Co
  • A Source Book of Veteran Cars by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 070631820X (0-7063-1820-X), Ward Lock & Co
  • Sports Cars: History and Development by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 918703610X (91-87036-10-X),
  • Transportation through the Ages by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 0070231311 (0-07-023131-1), McGraw-Hill
  • Trucks: An Illustrated History 1896–1920 by G.N. Georgano & C. Demand (1979)
  • Veteran Cars (Source Book) by G.N. Georgano (1974)
  • Vintage and Post-vintage Cars (Source Book) by G.N. Georgano (1974)
  • Vintage Cars 1886 to 1930 by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 0785809333 (0-7858-0933-3)
  • More editions of Vintage Cars 1886 to 1930: Vintage Cars 1886 to 1930: ISBN 1855019264 (1-85501-926-4), Random House
  • Vintage Years, 1920–1930: Mass Production and the Great Boom of Wheels by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 1590844904 (1-59084-490-4), Mason Crest Publishers
  • The World Guide to Automobiles by Nick Georgano, Michael C. Sedgwick, Brian Laban, Baldwin (1987)
  • The World's Automobiles 1880–1958 : A Record of 75 Years of Car Building by Doyle G & Georgano G (1957)
  • The World's Commercial Vehicles, 1830–1964: A record of 134 years of commercial vehicle production by George Nicolas Georgano (1965)
  • World Guide to Automobile Manufacturers by G.N. Georgano, ISBN 0816018448 (0-8160-1844-8), Facts on File, Inc.
  • World Truck Book by Nick Georgano (1983)
  • World Truck Handbook by G.N. Georgano ISBN 0710602677 (0-7106-0267-7), Jane's Information Group
  • World War Two Military Vehicles by G.N. Georgano (1994)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Profile of Nick Georgano at Amazon.co.uk
  2. The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars Ebury Press, 1973.