These copies are returns from booksellers and covers are damaged. Very limited quantities. Fifth edition of Mario Colombo reference book – the first edition dates back to 1977 – it is considered a masterpiece in the motorcycle literature and a basic source text for the fanciers of the Italian bike-maker. Revised, expanded and updated, including a review of current production, it covers the industrial and competitive history of Italy’s no. 1 motorcycle marque in terms of model variety and racing laurels. The work is divided into two basic sections. The first, devoted to company history and racing, examines the protagonists and the technical and commercial evolution of the firm. The second section comprises a complete and accurate catalogue of all the models, which represent the entire span of Moto Guzzi production, including the “V 11 Le Mans”, the last versions of the “California”, the “MGS 01 Corsa”, the “Griso”, the “Breva”, the “Norge”, the “1200 Sport” as well as the “940 Custom”.