In December 2006, BMW (and MINI Brand Management) published this first official book about the MINI. Filling the hardcover book’s 190 pages are numerous photos and illustrations of good design; people who inspired, and were inspired by, the Mini and MINI; and stories of the people who created the Mini legend and then the new MINI rebirth. Read about Sir Alec Issigonis, John Cooper, and Rauno Aaltonen as well as contemporary fashion designers Paul Smith and Mary Quant.
ISBN-10: 3455500315 (German), 389955180X (English)
ISBN-13: 978-3455500318 (German), 978-3899551808 (English)
From the publisher:
The MINI is a phenomenon. Almost 50 years after its launch it is more popular than ever. The success of the MINI spans the globe and transcends all languages, latitudes, complexions and cultures. MINI The Book is the definitive publication on the definitive car. Ten cult photographers, creative designers and artists present their own take on the MINI, backed up by a host of stories, anecdotes, facts and figures, and the lowdown on the rising MINI Community. Plus, there’s everything you wanted to know about the men who made the MINI into the timeless legend it is.