G.N. Georgano

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

Early life and education[edit]

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

Career[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

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[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Profile of Nick Georgano at Amazon.co.uk
  2. ^ The Complete Encyclopedia of Motorcars Ebury Press, 1973.