Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britain’s Most Prestigious Company, 1904-1944

Rolls Royce The Magic of a Name The First Forty Years of Britain s Most Prestigious Company The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first forty years of Britain s most prestigious manufacturer Rolls Royce Beginning with the historic meeting in of Henry Royce and C S Rolls and the bi

  • Title: Rolls-Royce: The Magic of a Name: The First Forty Years of Britain’s Most Prestigious Company, 1904-1944
  • Author: Peter Pugh
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 449
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first forty years of Britain s most prestigious manufacturer Rolls Royce.Beginning with the historic meeting in 1904 of Henry Royce and C.S Rolls, and the birth in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost, Peter Pugh tells a story of genius, skill and dedication that gave the world cars and aeroengines unrivalled in their excellence.The Magic of a Name tells the story of the first forty years of Britain s most prestigious manufacturer Rolls Royce.Beginning with the historic meeting in 1904 of Henry Royce and C.S Rolls, and the birth in 1906 of the legendary Silver Ghost, Peter Pugh tells a story of genius, skill and dedication that gave the world cars and aeroengines unrivalled in their excellence.In 1915, 100 years ago, Royce produced the first of many aero engines, the Eagle, which proved itself in battle in the First World War Twenty five years later, the totemic Merlin was installed in the Spitfire and built in a race against time to help win the Battle of Britain.With unrivalled access to the company s archives, this is a unique portrait of both an iconic name and of British industry at its best.

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    1. "Rolls-Royce - The Magic of a Name" is a robustly researched compendium that illustrates the first forty years of what is evidently the most recognised name in engines and automobiles. It details the journeys, and friendship of two men with remarkably different characters, Henry Royce and Charles Rolls, and how both came together despite these dissimilarities, to conceive the most prestigious British brand today. Of particular interest is the role that Rolls-Royce played in British aviation hist [...]

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