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The magic of a name : the Rolls-Royce story, the first 40 years

Author: Peter Pugh
Publisher: Cambridge [England] : Icon Books ; New York : Totem Books, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The acclaimed history of the birth and growth of Britain's most famous luxury brand.

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pugh, Peter, 1943-
Magic of a name.
Cambridge [England] : Icon Books ; New York : Totem Books, 2000
(OCoLC)989124662
Named Person: Henry Royce, Sir; Charles Stewart Rolls; Charles Stewart Rolls; Henry Royce, Sir
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Pugh
ISBN: 1840461519 9781840461510
OCLC Number: 44890997
Description: xii, 340 pages, [108] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Names in Rolls-Royce XI --
Chapter 1 The Prime Movers 1 --
Chapter 2 'The most perfect cars' 33 --
Chapter 3 'The achievement of a thinking designer' 60 --
Chapter 4 The Acme of Refinement 89 --
Chapter 5 'We must never be satisfied' 121 --
Chapter 6 'Are we in the aero engine business?' 146 --
Chapter 7 Preparing for War 169 --
Chapter 8 'The whole story is engines, Merlin engines' 199 --
Chapter 9 Holding It All Together 246 --
Chapter 10 'The turbine engines have arrived' 268.
Responsibility: Peter Pugh.

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