Le Grand Livre Citroën — 4 Volumes of 100 Years

Long awaited, Le Grand Livre Citroën du Centenaire is now available as 4 volumes that bring together a wealth of information on the history of the manufacturer of the Quai de Javel.

Texts and illustrations, many of them previously unpublished, tell the story of Citroën’s first century in detail in three volumes. The fourth volume, devoted to the appendices, brings together reproductions of documents, images and drawings completing a century of automotive history from 1919 to 2019. And, here again, fans of these unpublished items will not be disappointed.


In each of the first three volumes the period is traced year by year, with chapters that tell the succession of human, industrial and commercial events that forged the history of the brand. In each chapter, sidebars deal with important or unusual themes to highlight them.


Photographs, documents, objects and information, often unpublished, accompany the text and illustrate the story of each year. Many of these nuggets come from the Terre Blanche Archives Centre and the authors’ collections.

Excerpt page — Volume 1: 1919 – 1934, the André Citroën era.

All about CITROËN!

The main text tells the story of Citroën over time. It plunges you into the present of the time, and shares with you the events, the work of the engineers and the presentation of the models — the whole life of Citroën.


The timeline covers the daily news of Citroën during each period and puts it in the global automotive context. It’s the ideal gift for any fan of the history of the Chevrons!


Four volumes of 296 pages each tracing the entire history of Citroën from 1919 to 2019. The first three volumes are devoted to an emblematic period in the history of Citroën.

  • Volume 1: 1919 – 1934, the André Citroën era
  • Volume 2: 1935 – 1975, the Michelin era
  • Volume 3: 1976 – 2019, the PSA era
  • Volume 4: Appendices and additional documents for an enhanced reading

Price of each volume: 65,00 € (postage not included) / Alcyon Media Group.

Limited edition of 1000 copies per volume. (Note: the books are all in French language. An English version is in preparation.)

Order the French version here: https://legrandlivrecitroen.com/commander-le-livre/


  1. I am happy to ask if we can get a few more people to commit. Though I and perhaps others would prefer to wait until the English version is published. Anyone???

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