A story rich in historical detail, human experience
and social history, Men and Motors of "The Austin" covers the history of
the Longbridge factory from inception by Herbert Austin in 1905 through to
present-day ownership by BMW. Sharratt details the many famous car designs
that have emerged from the Longbridge works, the factory's wartime
production, and describes life in a major car production plant, from shop
floor to design, development, and management. Based on interviews with
those who designed, developed, and built the cars.
Condition: This is a NEW BOOK
Author: Barney Sharratt
Binding Type: Hardcover
Illustrations: 300 b&w & color ill.
Dimensions: 8 1/4 x 10 1/2