Following the success of Rolls-Royce: The Elegance Continues (that was published in the 70ies) Lawrence Dalton compiled Rolls-Royce, The Classic Elegance and that book was first published in 1987. Rolls-Royce: The Classic Elegance has been out of print for some years.
Now in this second edition, authority Bernard L. King has radically revised, with thousands of changes and additions, all the captions and the production details of the Silver Wraith, Phantom IV and Phantom V, plus the coachbuilt Silver Dawns, Silver Cloud I, II and III chassis. This task, of course, was facilitated because Bernard L. King utilised his database that encompasses all Bentley and Rolls-Royce motor cars produced up until 1965. For the first time, the data is presented in a standardised format and will prove invaluable to the enthusiast who wants to identify the body on a particular chassis along with its date of completion, first owner etc. Other book references for each coachbuilt car are added for the first time and this will be immensely Over five hundred illustrations, cover practically every useful for tracing further photographs and information.
different body design mounted on post-war Rolls-Royce up to 1986. Photographs of interiors and some coachbuilders’ drawings are worth mentioning.
Hardback 210 x 260 mm, 336 pages, over 500 illustrations, mostly black and white photographs plus a 16-page colour section, 2nd Edition published 2005,