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Motorcycles: The Impossible Collection

R17,500.00

There’s an undeniable fascination with motorcycles—their speed, design, riders, and coolness factor, are all part of the magnetism. This exquisite deluxe volume, presented on cotton paper in a beautiful black rubber clamshell box with a cutout metal plate, is the newest addition to Assouline’s Impossible Collection series. The Impossible Collection of Motorcycles is a compendium of the 100 most exceptional bikes of the twentieth century—from the rare to the renowned—each one is unique.

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Description

“Motorcycles aficianados, aesthetes, and enthusiasts alike will treasure this collector’s item” – 1stdibs.com

Some of these brilliant pieces of machinery include the stunning and one-of-a-kind BMW R7, the 1948 Vincent Series Rapide that Rollie Free shattered land speed record on, in nothing but a bathing suit, the iconic 1969 Easy Rider bike that Peter Fonda made famous, and the 1973 Harley-Davidson XR750, Evel Knievel’s bike of choice. Motorcycle aficionados, aesthetes, and enthusiasts alike will treasure this collector’s item.

Complimentary white gloves and signature canvas tote bag are included with each purchase from Assouline’s Ultimate Collection

Additional information

Book Size

Large

Collection

Ultimate

Colour

Black

Material

Rubber

Price

R10 000 – R20 000

Details

144 pages

150 illustrations

English language

Released in August 2013

W 39 x L 47 x D 7 cm

Hand-Bound Limited Edition in a Black Rubber Clamshell Case

ISBN: 9781614280552

9.072 kg

About the Author

Ian Barry is an award-winning artist and industrial designer. He is currently working on The Falcon Ten, a collection of ten unique motorcycles designed, engineered and built by Barry around ten iconic engines. The project explores the concept of the motorcycle, pursuing the highest level of design, craftsmanship, and performance by investigating the history, contemporary application, and latent potential of engineering. His work has been featured in The Los Angeles TimesThe New York TimesArchitectural DigestCNBC, and GQ, among others.

Nicolas Stecher is a veteran automotive journalist, the former U.S. editor for award winning magazine Intersection, and one of the founding editors of DUB magazine. He is currently the Automotive Editor at Nylon Guys and contributes to WiredAskMenPopular Mechanics and Red Bulletin. He is also the Creative Director behind the culture site Lost In A Supermarket.

1 Ncondo Place, Umhlanga Ridge, Umhlanga, 4320 +27 (0) 60 3815 640 ana@bardandminstrel.com
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Ranging from Assouline’s Ultimate Collections, to limited editions and luxury gifting, Bard & Minstrel offers national delivery on all items in our online store. Courier costs are calculated upon payment and delivery is made within 5-6 working days.