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ROLLS-ROYCE  - JUST FOR FUN by Klaus-Josef Rossfeldt.

Cartoons or in the true sense of that word 'Car-toons' featuring Rolls-Royce motor cars. This selection of half a hundred car-toons covers models from the early Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost up to and including the brand-new Rolls-Royce Dawn.

Hardcover, 30 x 22 cm, 124 pages, German language, Published 2015. Limited 1st Edition (777 books); each copy numbered and signed by the author.

48.50 *


A wealth of detail information covering 80 years of Bentley Specials is to be found in this 622-pages book.

Cloth hardback, 275 x 220 mm, 622 pages, 1036 mono and 24 colour photos, published 2007

160.50 *

by Nick Walker
Cloth hardback 275 x 215 mm, 160 pages, over 150 mono and 70 colour photos, published 2002

71.69 *

Bentley Mark VI, Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith, Silver Dawn & Silver Cloud, Bentley R Series & S Series by Martyn Nutland.

The complete story of the post-war Bentley Mark VI, R-Type & S-Type and reports about Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith, Silver Dawn & Silver Cloud, too.

Hardback 260 x 210 mm, 176 pages, over 200 illustrations (including colour)

48.15 *

ORIGINAL ROLLS-ROYCE & BENTLEY 1946-1965 by James Taylor

This book covers the models produced between 1946 and 1965, i.e. the non-monocoque cars with bodies mounted onto separate chassis. Starting with Bentley Mark VI/R-Type and Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn 1946-54, then Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I, II & II and Bentley S1, 2 & 3 1955-65.

Hardcover with dustjacket, 295 x 225 mm, 160 pages, 300 colour photographs (!)

71.69 *

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Rolls-Royce Motor Cars by Brooklands New Media Ltd.
Softcover 300 x 420 mm, 80 pages, lavishly illustrated (colour and mono photos), published 2004

58.85 *

Bentley Four-Cylinder Models in Detail by James Taylor

A detailed study of the evolution of the four-cylinder-engined Bentley 3 Litre, Bentley 4 1/2 Litre and Bentley 4 1/2 Liter Supercharged (Blower), that were on the market from 1921 onward.

English text, Hardbound, 176 pages 270 x 210 mm, 150 colour-photos and 150 archive-photos.

71.69 *

Bentley Six-Cylinder Models in Detail von James Taylor.

An impressively detailed Overview as regards the Bentley 6 1/2 Litrer, Bentley 8 Litre und Bentley 4 Litre powerd by 6-cylinder-inline-engines.

2 copies on stock - Publisher's information: NO LONGER AVAILABLE

English text, Hardbound, 176 pages 210 x 270 mm (etwa DIN-A4), 150 colour-photoss and 150 black and white-hotos, published 2012.

80.25 *

Mr Radley Drives to Vienna

A Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost crossing the Alps - 1913 & 2013

A fascinating tome on the 1913  “K.u.K. Oesterreichische Alpenfahrt”, i.e. the „Austrian Alpine Trials“ in Vienna. Impressive original 1913 photos of Radley's privately entered R-R Silver Ghost were taken again at the same locations hundred years later - with the identical car! The intersting history is explained not only of the original event but of the re-enactments 80 and 100 years later, too. Rather than being but a hommage to the legendary Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost this fabulous comparison of “Old versus New” is a fine result of an immense dedication.

Hardcover, 270 x 280 mm, 152 pages, 108 mono- and colour-illustrations, published 2015.

29.90 *

The Early Days by Davide Bassoli is a compendium on the launch of Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud I and Bentley S1. The text is comprehensive and illustrated by fabulously well-captioned photos. An entireyl new approach - and that makes it a unique publication - is the idea to add as a Bonus a large-sized reproduction of a coachbuilder's drawing plus a facsimile of the original press-release by Rolls-Royce (incl. facsimiles of the original company-photos) - and to provide as an additional Bonus that card, which was provided with each new car to give an overview as regards the instruments. All in all a fabulous book, highly recommended

Data: 3-pages container with specially shaped envelopes to keep the book 30x24cm, softback, 95 pages with mono- and colour-illustrations, plus additional boni.

134.82 *

CONTINENTAL JOUNEYS by Davide Bassoli is the definitive history on the Bentley R-Type and Bentley S-Series Continental Models from 1952 to 1956. 

Hardcover in clothbound box, 320x443 mm, 456 pages, 566 pictures (155 black & white, 411 colour), providing extensive lists of all the cars built, with information about body styles, original owners, dealers, colour paints and hides as well as original extras fitted.



256.80 *

Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn Manual - FRENCH LANGUAGE - published 1953

Instructions on driving and maintenance of the ROLLS-ROYCE SILVER DAWN WITH AUTOMATIC GEARBOX

To be used in conjunction with the English edition of the Handbook/Owner's Manual - all illustrations and text-informations are directly related to the relevant pages from the English Edition (the complete Edition in English is added separately!).

(Set of photocopies, bound)

85.60 *

COACHWORK ON DERBY BENTLEYS, 3 1/2 LITRE, 4 1/4 LITRE & MARK V 1933-1940 von James Taylor.

The book reviews from Abbey of Acton (GB) thru to Carrosserie Worblaufen(CH) all the creations of the 50+ coachbuilders who did originally design bodies for Bentley from the production at the Derby-factory.  With a high number of incredibly fine illustrations - many photos had been taken specially for this book - the creations are covered.

Language: English, hardcover, 199 pages.

84.53 *

Bentley 4 1/2 Litre INSTRUCTION BOOK

Instructions on Running and Maintenance; new "Condensed Edition" edited by Rolls-Royce in 1933. This was a service to those owners whose cars no longer were complete with Handbook/Owner's Manual.

85.60 *


Handbook/Owner's Manual with Instructions on Runing and Maintenance, 1925 Edition, English language.

85.60 *

R-R Silver Shadow & Bentley T, Handbuch -DEUTSCH- 1972. Komplett - mit als Ergänzung beigefügten Detail-Abhandlungen, ebenfalls in deutscher Sprache, zu diversen Besonderheiten. Weil in schneller Folge Modernisierungen und Up-Dates in die Bauserien von Silver Shadow sowie T-Typ eingeflossen sind, ist 'ein zum Baujahr passendes' Handbuch empfehlenswert. Gefertigt als Satz von Fotokopien, gebunden mit Spiralbindung

85.60 *

UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT gives a most detailed overview about all those Rolls-Royce and Bentley motor cars that had been exhibits at Earls Court Motor Show. Between 1937 and 1976 location of the London Motor Shows had been Earls Court and that was a major international event; the most important then, of course, within the realms of the British Empire. As a motor car manufacturer Rolls-Royce and Bentley and Bentley were keen to promote their products - and that was true as regards coachbuilders, too. This was their chance to impress an international audience with bespoke creations of pinnacle design and quality.

In this two-volume tome each and any Rolls-Royce and Bentley ever exhibited at Earls Court Motor Show is 'identified' by chassis-number. Precise descriptions are provided as regards each single car - and an impressive amount of information is given on the show itself. The compendium is overwhelmingly detailed with impressive illustrations and the illustrations. Two volumes, 624 pages in total, 441 illustrations (407 mono, 37 colour),

256.80 *

Coachwork on Rolls-Royce & Bentley 1945-1965 by James Taylor.

The book combines facts researched with utmost care and photos of outstanding quality. An impressive overview is given as regards bespoke coachwork on Rolls-Royce and Bentley from coachbuilders in the UK and on the Continent. Most of the 370 photos, many in colour, have been taken especially for this book and didn't appear previously in other publications.

Hardcover, 192 Pages, 370 Photos, 270x210mm 

84.53 *

ADVERSTISING THE ROLLS-ROYCE PHANTOM III by Steve Stuckey was published in 2019 as a limited edition (300 copies only)t eine Neuerscheinung, die Ende 2019 als limitierte Edition (300 Exemplare) veröffentlicht worden ist. The book includes a collection of 180 advertisements from the period before World War II, when the V12-engined Rolls-Royce Phantom III reigned supreme among 'Upper Crust' motor cars.

Hardcover, 210x297mm, 176 pages, colour and mono-illustrations.

115.56 *

MAKING A MARQUE, ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR CAR PROMOTION 1904-1940. The promotional history of Rolls-Royce motor cars from the company's beginnings in 1904 to the outbreak of World War II is given based on exhaustive research and a wealth of documents.

464 pages and more than 900 illustrations (!) provide on models from Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost thru Rolls-Royce Phantom III and, too, from Rolls-Royce 20 H.P. thru Rolls-Royce Wraith exhaustive information on promotion, brochures and PR of the manufacturer.


133.75 *

The Spirit of the AgeThe Definitive History of the Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit, Silver Spur, Bentley Mulsanne, Turbo R and Derivatives

The entirely new book The Spirit of the Age was launched in July 2021. This is the definitive tome the 'SZ-Model-Series'; 'SZ' had been the manufacturer's code for the generation of Rolls-Royce Silver Spirit, Silver Spur, Bentley Mulsanne, Turbo R and Derivatives. This book covers the story of the Rolls-Royce and Bentley four-door saloons produced from 1980 to 1998. Written by Davide Bassoli following five years of research, The Spirit of the Age describes all four series of the Silver Spirit and Silver Spur, and provides details of all major modifications. 

Hartbound with cloth-covered slip-cover 320 x 243 mm (12¾ x 9 in); 262 pages, 360 colour pictures (many of these previously unreleased) plus 24 drawings and 19 tables; a dedicated chapter about the SZ series' colour range with  51 paint samples reproduced and 40 leather and cloth samples, too; 1st editon limited to 500 copies.

214.00 *


Freestone & Webb was a great name in British coachbuilding for some 35 years, but as demand for coachbuilt car bodies dried up in the 1950s, the company became the first of the Big Five remaining specialists to close down.


They had started in the early 1920s, as the motoring scene was settling down after the upheaval of the First World War. Early devotees of lightweight Weymann construction, they soon earned the approval of the nearby Bentley company because their bodies did not unduly hinder the performance of these great sporting chassis. Before long, Rolls-Royce models were also being provided with stylish and well-made Freestone & Webb coachwork, and so were many leading foreign chassis, such as Mercedes-Benz and Packard.

Although the partnership of Messrs Freestone and Webb was dissolved before the 1930s had got under way, the company survived the bleak years at the start of the decade and continued to build both arrestingly beautiful bespoke bodies and distinctive coachwork in small-volume batches. Most notable in this period was their razor-edge style, which was rapidly copied by many other coachbuilders and would remain influential into the early 1950s.

Like others, the company struggled to get back into the game after an enforced layoff during the Second World War. But with the aid of good designs and fine workmanship, they survived into the 1950s with their reputation intact. Sadly, their continued survival could only be a matter of time, and Arthur Webb was already looking to sell the company when he died in 1954. Freestone & Webb continued gamely for four more years, experimenting with new designs and going out in a blaze of glory with their extravagant Honeymoon Express for a Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud.

This is the story of a great British coachbuilder, told with the aid of meticulous research and with great affection for the grandeur and style that its products still represent.

2021 Publication, Hardback, 152 pages, 270x210 mm, over 300 illustrations; Price: 79 EURO (Note: BREXIT-ignited costs increased the price that otherwise might merely be 60+ EURO)

84.53 *

Coachwork on Rolls-Royce Twenty, 20/25, 25/30 & Wraith by James Taylor

When Rolls-Royce introduced its new junior model, the Twenty, in 1922, the motor car maker supplied 'rolling chassis' but no coachwork. Such was the job of specialist coachbuilding firms both in Britain and overseas. Customers commanded a coachbuilder of their choice to provide bespoke coachwork. That system remained unchanged in principle throughout the pre-war period, from the Twenty thru its successsors 20/25,  25/30, and finally the Wraith.

The work of all these coachbuilders and many more is covered in this book, which for ease of understanding divides each coachbuilder’s creations up according to the host chassis and the different styles – saloon, limousine, drophead coupé etc.

2021 Publication, Hardback, 208 pages, 270mm x 210 mm, 280 illustrations,Price 79 EURO plus shipping and VAT where applicable (Note: BREXIT-ignited costs have increased the price that otherwise might have been merely 60+ EURO)

84.53 *


The history of the iconic Bentley R Continental as never told before. 

Date of publication: June 2022, Hardcoverd, 300x207 mm, 204 pages plus 7 inserts for a total of 236 pages, 266 Photos (mony of these previously unreleased); Price 220 EURO


235.40 *

Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II & Bentley S2 -- The Early Days of the V8

is dedicated to the first model-generation that had been equipped by the English manufacturer with V8-engines. The 2-volume tome covers  Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud II Standard Saloons and Long-Wheelbase Versions, too, plus all cars that received coachbuilt bodies. Similarly details are provided on all Bentley S2 - including long-wheelbase - and Bentley S2 Continental.

2 Volumes, Hardcover, 320 x 243 mm, Price 250 EURO plus packing and postage and 7 % VAT (where applicable)


267.50 *
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