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Manufacturer : Rolls Royce

Rolls man of speed 1954 biog by Meynell

  • SKU : 34606
  • Author: laurence meynel
  • Format: Hardback
  • Condition: Used
  • Pages: 159
  • Published: 1954

$44.00

Rolls Man of Speed, A Life of Charles Stewart Rolls and Some Account Of the Early Days of Motoring and Flying. Originally published in 1953, the book tells of a Wealthy & talented young Man who in his few short years put his name to what is acknowledged as “The Best Car in The World”, between times he would ‘Fly the Sky’ first in Balloons & then in the Canvas, Wood & Piano Wire Powered Structures that were then ‘State of the Art’ First to Fly the Channel, there & Back without stopping, just weeks before his plane fell to earth at a Show in Bournemouth.

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Rolls Man of Speed, A Life of Charles Stewart Rolls and Some Account Of the Early Days of Motoring and Flying. Originally published in 1953, the book tells of a Wealthy & talented young Man who in his few short years put his name to what is acknowledged as "The Best Car in The World", between times he would 'Fly the Sky' first in Balloons & then in the Canvas, Wood & Piano Wire Powered Structures that were then 'State of the Art' First to Fly the Channel, there & Back without stopping, just weeks before his plane fell to earth at a Show in Bournemouth.