1. TITLE: Dino, The Little Ferrari, V-6 and V-8 Racing and Road Cars 1957-1979.
Author: Doug Nye Publication date: July 1979
Format: Hardbound Size: 8" x 10"
Original price $29.95 (*OUT OF PRINT*)
Publishers: USA-John W. Barnes, Jr.Publishing UK-Osprey Publishing
Scarsdale, New York London, England
Contains 320 pages, 14 full color photographs, and 254 black & white photos.
Only 5 pages pertain to the Dino V-6 road cars, with 250 pages devoted
to the Dino Sports Racing and Dino Formula cars. Contains 37 pages of
reprints of road tests. Photos of V-6 road Dinos include a photo of
the 1st Prototype, the 2nd Prototype, the Frankfurt Show Dino (034),
and two each photos of a 246GT and a 246GTS.
2. TITLE: Ferrari Dino, 206GT,246GT & GTS, Pininfarina V-6 Road Cars
Author: Ian Webb
Published in the AutoHistory Series by Osprey Publishing, London, England
Publication date: 1980
Format: Hardbound Size 8 1/2" x 7 1/2"
Original price: $12.95 (*OUT OF PRINT*)
Contains 136 pages, 11 full color photos, and 74 black & white photos.
73 pages pertain to the Dino V-6 road cars, and the balance is devoted
to Lancia Stratos, Fiat Dinos, V-8 Dinos, and sports racing and Formula
Dinos. The text has a lot in inaccuracies, but there are some interesting
photos of Dinos during production.
3. TITLE: Dino, Ferrari-Fiat-Lancia Author: Jean-Pierre Gabriel
Published in the "Grand Tourisme" series, by EPA, Paris France.
Publication date: October 1984
Format: Hardbound Size: 8 3/4" x 7 3/4"
Original Price: $19.95 *AVAILABLE ONLY IN FRENCH TEXT*
Contains 134 pages, 17 full color photos, and 91 black & white photos.
20 pages pertain to the Dino V-6 road cars, and the balance of the book
covers the V-8 Dinos, Lancia Stratos, Fiat Dinos, and a short biography
of Dino Ferrari. A really well researched and correct book.
4. TITLE: Dino, Toute L'Historie Author: Jean-Pierre Gabriel
Published by EPA, Paris, France
Publication date: September 1985
Format: Soft bound, small pocket book size.
*AVAILABLE ONLY IN FRENCH TEXT*
Original price: Never offered by booksellers in the USA.
Contains 72 pages, 8 full color photos, and 71 black & white photos.
Only 4 pages are devoted to the V-6 Dino road cars. Contains a lot
of the same text and photos of Gabriel's 1984 book, however in an
5. TITLE: Dino 246GT Author: Koichi Inoue
Publisher: Press Eisenbahn, Tokyo, Japan
Publication date: 1985
Format: Hardbound, with slipcase. Size: 10" x 12"
*AVAILABLE ONLY IN JAPANESE TEXT*
Original price: Never offered by booksellers in the USA.
Contains 44 pages, 36 full color photos of 246GT,S/N 04628, which
is personally owned by the author, Mr. Inoue. Also contains 6 black
& white photos and 7 line drawings.
Many of the photos are full page, of very high quality, and are
taken from interesting camera angles with various background settings.
6. TITLE: Ferrari Dino 1965-74 Compiled by: R. M. Clark
Publisher: Brooklands Books, England
Format: Softbound magazine size. Size: 8" x 10 3/4"
Original price: $14.95
Contains 100 pages and 159 black & white(some of marginal quality)photos.
Reprints of 27 road tests and articles from various magazines during
1965-74. 24 of the road tests and articles pertain to the V-6 road cars
with the remaining 3 covering the 166P Dino racing prototype. Contains
photos of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th prototypes.
A really excellent reference book at a reasonable price.
7. TITLE: Ferrari Dino 246GT By Nathan Beehl
Publisher: Haynes Publishing Group, Somerset, England
Publication date: 1987
Format:Hardbound in the Foulis"Super Profile" series Size: 8 1/2" x 11"
Original price: $ 6.95
Contains 56 pages, 72 black & white, and 21 full color photos.
This entire book pertains to the Dino road cars and was fairly well
researched by the author. There are a minimum number of errors in
the text, and lots of interesting photos of coachwork details differences within the Dino production range. An excellent book for the price.
8. TITLE: DINO, le autres Ferrari By Jean-Pierre Gabriel
Publisher: EPA Books, Paris, France
Publication date: 1988
Format: Hardbound. 8 1/4 inches by 10 inches.
Original price: Not offered in the USA in 1988.
Note: Published with French text only.
Contains 388 pages, 389 black & white photos, 52 color photos, 2 color
drawings, 23 factory blueprints and drawings, and 3 cut-a-way drawings
by Vic Berris, Bruno Betti, and Motor Fan.
29 pages devoted to the road car prototypes and 46 pages cover
the production cars.
This is Gabriel's 3rd Dino book and, with his experience, this
is the best of his work. This book is highly recommended.
9. TITLE: Dino 166-206-246 Author: Piero Casucci
Publisher: Automobilia, Milano, Italy
Publication date: April 1989
Format: Hardbound Size: 9 3/4" x 11"
Original price: US$ 65.00
Contains 111 pages, 44 color photos(38 of road Dinos and prototypes),
22 black & white photos(2 of road cars), and 17 diagrams and line
This is a "coffee table" type book with lots of nice photos and a minimum
of text. Some good color photos of the prototypes, but with the high
price it is not worth adding to a casual collection.
10. TITLE: Ferrari Dino, the complete story. Author: Anthony Curtis
Publisher: The Crowood Press, England
Publication date: 1990
Original price: 15.95 British Pounds Sterling
Format: Hardbound in the "Crowood Autoclassics" Series. Size: 8" x 10"
Contains 192 pages, 81 color photos(54 of V-6 Dinos), 33 black & white
photos(17 of V-6 Dinos, and 23 line drawings and diagrams. 103 pages
pertain to the road going V-6 Ferrari Dinos, with the balance of the
text devoted to Ferrari family history, Fiat Dinos, Lancia Stratos,
308 Dinos, the racing cars, and lists of clubs and dealers.
Note: There are some caption errors, but generally a good book.
There are some rare photos of a prototype never seen before.
11. TITLE: DINO 206-246 Author: Jean-Pierre Gabriel
Publisher: E/P/A Editions, Paris, France
Publication date: March 1992. Text in French.
Original price: Not offered in the USA in 1992.
Format: Hardbound Size 8 1/2" x 12"
Contains 95 pages, 23 color photos, 82 black & white photos, and
24 line drawings and diagrams. 24 pages devoted to the Dino origin
and early history of Formula cars and sports racing cars. 15 pages
cover the 5 production prototypes, and 28 pages detail the three
types of road Dino cars. 2 pages on the LeMans/NART Dino 02678,
and finally 9 pages of tables with specifications and production
numbers. This is Gabriel's 4th Dino book, and he used mostly new
never before published photos. There are a few familiar photos
of the show prototypes, but Gabriel ended up with a fresh new
look in this book. If the price is within reason, this will be
a required addition to the library of Dino enthusiasts.
12. TITLE: Ferraris for The
Author: Henry Rasmussen
Published by: Motorbooks International, Osceola, Wisconsin, 54020 U.S.A.
Publish date: 1980
Format: Hardbound Size 11 1/8" x 8 13/16" with dust jacket.
Original price: $?
Contains: 8 pages dedicated to the Dino. Shows 5 color photos. Shows 5 black & white photos.
13. TITLE: The Ferrari Legend: The Road Cars
Author: Antoine Prunet
Published by: W.W. Norton & Company, New York, London
Publish date: 1980 France, 1981 American edition
Format: Hardbound Size 8 5/8" x 10 1/16" with dust jacket.
Original price: $45.00
Contains: Chapter VII.A has pages 392 thru 399. Shows 10 black & white photos. Shows photo of factory option emergency cloth top.
14. TITLE: The Ferrari Dino 246,
308, and 328
Author: Alan Henry
Published by: Motor Racing Publications LTD, Unit 6, 46 Pitlake, Croydon CRO 3RY, England
Publish date: 1988
Format: Hardbound Size 9 7/16" x 7 3/8" with dust jacket.
Original price: $?
Contains: Chapter 2 & 3. Pages 13 thru 30. Shows 22
black & white photos.
15. TITLE: Automobile Quarterly
Volume 26, Number 1.
Author of Dino Segment: Ken Gross
Published by: Diamandis Communications Inc., Newport Beach, CA.
Publish date: First quarter 1988
Format: Hardbound Size 10 11/16" x 8 5/8".
Original price: $17.95
Contains: Pages 12 thru 27. Shows 17 color photos. Shows 5 black & white photos.
16. TITLE: Ferrarissima
Author of 206 Dino Segment: Gaetano Derosa
Published by: Ufficio Pubblicata Automobilia
Publish date: 1999
Format: Hardbound Size 9 7/8" x 11 5/16" with dust jacket.
Original price: $64.95
Contains: Pages 52 thru 63. Shows 13 color photos.
Shows 2 black & white photos.
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