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Bulgari: Beyond Time

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Discover the definitive book on Bulgari’s rich relationship with horology in Bulgari: Beyond Time. The book’s sweeping perspective celebrates more than a century of Roman-inspired savoir faire, exhaustively chronicling the...

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John Goldberger, whose real name is Auro Montanari, is regarded as one of the world’s greatest connoisseurs of vintage-watch collecting. He has authored, produced and created several highly acclaimed horological books, including 100 Superlative Rolex Watches, Patek Philippe Steel Watches, Longines Watches, Omega Watches and Time to Race: Watches and Speed—Stories of Men and Machines. Goldberger also serves on the Cultural Council of the Fondation Haute Horlogerie and on a board of advisers for Phillips auction house.

Since 1989, Fabienne Reybaud has been an esteemed editor specializing in the luxury field. She was head of the jewelry and watches department of the French daily newspaper Le Figaro for twenty-five years and is now an independent journalist, writing for leading national publications such as Paris Match and Numéro. Reybaud is the author of several books, including Watches: The Ultimate Guide (Assouline, 2006, 2010), Chanel: Jewelry and Watches (Assouline, 2020) Jewelry Guide: The Ultimate Compendium (Assouline, 2022), Tambour by Louis Vuitton (Thames & Hudson, 2022) and Rolex: The Impossible Collection (Assouline, 2018, 2023).

Robin Swithinbank is a writer, journalist, editor, broadcaster and consultant working across the luxury sector, with a particular focus on fine watches. He began his career in journalism in 2003 and went on to found and edit the upmarket men’s lifestyle title The Jackal. He is a regular contributor to The New York Times, Financial Times, GQ, Esquire, Vanity Fair and Robb Report, and serves as Harrods’ contributing watch editor. Today, he is one of the leading international voices covering the luxury industry, appearing on panels and podcasts and operating at the intersection of business, culture and lifestyle. In 2022, he was a jury member of the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève. He lives in the UK with his wife and two children.

Adam Steel is strategic foresight editor at the Future Laboratory, one of the world’s most renowned future consultancies. For the past decade, Steel has been forecasting trends for world-leading organizations, with his reports informing global media campaigns, keynote presentations and brands’ internal strategies. Steel crafts narratives that connect the realities of today with the possibilitie

The Legends Collection

Bulgari: Beyond Time


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Page count

280 pages

Number of illustrations




Released on

September 2023


W 39 x L 30 x D 5 cm

Cover materials

Silk hardcover in silk clamshell




5.0 kg

John Goldberger, Fabienne Reybaud, Robin Swithinbank, Adam Steel

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