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Rolls-Royce Heritage Trust - 'Detailed' Book List

HISTORICAL SERIES - DETAILED LISTING - April 2001

Book
No.

Book Title / Author etc

ISBN No. Retail Price
No 1 RR - The Formative Years 1906-1939 - A Harvey-Bailey, 2nd edition, 1983 0 95117
1054
Out Of Print
No 2 The Merlin in perspective - the combat years - A Harvey-Bailey, 4th Ed, 1995 (204 pages/100 phot/illus)
Chronicles the development of the Merlin throughout the war years and lists all Mark numbers and installations.
1 87292
2066
9.00
No 3 Rolls-Royce - the pursuit of excellence - A Harvey-Bailey & M H Evans, 1984 (124 pages, 103 photos)
The development of the Rolls-Royce 40/50hp motor car and a review of piston aero engines from Eagle to Griffon.
No ISBN 7.50
No 4 In the beginning - the Manchester origins of Rolls-Royce - M Evans, 1984 (169 pages, 167 photos)
The Manchester history of Henry Royce and the companies which became Rolls-Royce Limited.
No ISBN 7.50
No 5 Rolls-Royce - the Derby Bentleys - A Harvey-Bailey, 1985 (73 pages, 54 photos)
A history of the Bentley motor cars produced by Rolls-Royce in Derby.
No ISBN 4.50
No 6 The early days of Rolls-Royce and the Montagu family - Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, 1985 (51 pages, 25 photos)
A transcript of a lecture given to the Trust by Lord Montagu on the 75th anniversary of the opening of the
Rolls-Royce factory in Derby. Included is the address by C S Rolls and Lord Montagu's father at the opening itself.
No ISBN 4.50
No 7 Rolls-Royce - Hives, the quiet tiger - A Harvey-Bailey, 1985 (101 pages, 70 photos)
The only biography of Lord Hives, one of the Company's greatest chairmen.
No ISBN 7.50
No 8 Rolls-Royce - "Twenty to Wraith" - A Harvey-Bailey, 1986 (68 pages, 56 photos)
In this book, Harvey-Bailey continues his review of early Rolls-Royce motor cars from the 20hp to Wraith models.
No ISBN 7.50
No 9 Rolls-Royce and the Mustang - D Birch, 1987 - reprinted with amendments 1997 (158 pages, 84 photos and illus)
The definitive history of the development of the Merlin-powered Mustang.
0 95117
1003
9.00
No 10 From Gipsy to Gem - with diversions 1926-1986 - P Stokes, 1987 (126 pages, 130 photos/illustrations)
A history of de Havilland Aero Engines, Napier and other associations and of the Rolls-Royce Helicopter Engine Group.
0 95117
102X
6.00
No 11 Armstrong Siddeley - the Parkside story - R Cook, 1988 (139 pages, 133 photos/illustrations)
The first volume on the history of the Armstrong Siddeley factory at Parkside, Coventry.
0 95117
1038
7.50
No 12 Henry Royce - mechanic - D Bastow, 1989 (214 pages, 162 photos/illustrations)
An account of the life and work of Sir Henry Royce by one of his personal design team.
0 95117
1046
9.00
No 14 Rolls-Royce - the sons of Martha - A Harvey-Bailey, 1989 (164 pages, 111 photos)
A personal account by Alec Harvey-Bailey of his forty-two year varied career at Rolls-Royce.
No ISBN 9.00
No 15 Olympus - the first forty years - A Baxter, 1990 (179 pages, 102 photos/illustrations
A history of the Olympus engine covering all applications - aero, industrial and marine - from its inception
through to its still current and most well-known application in Concorde.
1 95117
1097
9.00
No 16 Rolls-Royce piston aero engines - a designer remembers - A Rubbra, 1990 (156 pages, 127 photos/illus)
Arthur Rubbra's personal account of the work of the Derby Engine Design office in the inter-war years.
1 87292
2007
9.00
No 17 Charlie Rolls - pioneer aviator - G Bruce, 1990 (129 pages, 64 photos/illustrations)
The definitive account of the aeronautical activities of Charles Stewart Rolls.
1 87292
2015
9.00
No 18 The Rolls-Royce Dart - pioneering turboprop - R M Heathcote, 1992 (104 pages, 88 photos/illustrations)
A history of one of the Company's most famous engines, the Dart, based on a lecture by the author.
1 87292
2031
7.50
No 19 The Merlin 100 Series - the ultimate military development - A Harvey-Bailey, D J Piggott 1993 (219 pages, 208 illus)
This volume forms an extension to book No 2 in the series and consists almost entirely of technical illustrations of the Merlin 100 series engines.
1 87292
204X
9.00
No 20 Rolls-Royce - Hives' Turbulent Barons - A Harvey-Bailey, 1993 (179 pages, 147 photos)
Biographies of a dozen of the personalities who contributed significantly to the development of Rolls-Royce and its reputation.
No ISBN 9.00
No 21 The Rolls-Royce Crecy - A Nahum, R W Foster-Pegg, D Birch 1994 (137 pages, 59 photos/illustrations)
A detailed account of the design and development of what was probably the most
revolutionary piston aero engine built by Rolls-Royce.
1 87292
2058
7.50
No 22 Vikings at Waterloo - the wartime work on the Whittle jet engines by the Rover company
- D S Brooks, 1997 (131 pages, 56 photos/illustrations)
The first detailed account of the early development work on the jet engine at Waterloo Mill, Clitheroe,
prior to Rolls-Royce taking over the project from Rover.
1 87292
2082
9.00
No 23 Rolls-Royce - the first cars from Crewe - K E Lea, 1997 (102 pages, 52 photos/illustrations)
The origins of the post-war Bentley Mk VI, Silver Wraith, Silver Dawn and Phantom IV,
their launch and their role in the success of the cars built at Crewe over the last fifty years.
1 87292
2104
7.50
No 24 The Rolls-Royce Tyne - L Haworth, 2000 (122 pages, 72 photos/illustrations)
A history of the Tyne engine by its designer.
1 87292
2090
9.00
No 25 A View of Ansty 1935-1982 - D E Williams, 1998 (131 pages, 62 photos/illustrations)
A history of the Rolls-Royce Ansty site near Coventry.
1 87292
2120
9.00
No 26 Fedden - the life story of Sir Roy Fedden - B Gunston, 1998 (349 pages, 200 photos)
A new and extended edition of Bill Gunston's earlier book, "By Jupiter". This volume tells the story of
Roy Fedden and in so doing gives a unique account of the Bristol Engine Department at Filton.
1 87292
2139
15.00
No 27 Lord Northcliffe - H Driver, 1998 (128 pages, 52 photos)
A chronicle of Lord Northcliffe's support for the emerging automobile industry
and his close personal association with Rolls-Royce.
0 95143
9448
7.50
No 28 Boxkite to Jet - the remarkable career of Frank B Halford - Douglas R Taylor, 1999 (221 pages, 76 photos/illus)
This book chronicles the life and career of Major Halford, spanning his early flying at Brooklands, the work with
Ricardo and Airdisco, designing for de Havilland and Napier and, finally, his work on early jets and rockets.
1 87292
2163
12.00
No 29 RR on the front line - the life and times of a Service Engineer - Tony Henniker, 2000 (285 pgs, 100 photos)
This book relates Tony Henniker's apprenticeship years in Derby before recounting
his experience in the field both in the UK and abroad.
1 87292
2171
15.00
No 30 The RR Tay engine and the BAC One-Eleven - Ken Goddard, 2001 (129 pages, 27 illustrations)
An account of a promising airframe/engine project which failed to find a market.
1 87292
2198
9.00
Special Sectioned drawings of piston aero engines - L Jones, 1995 (80 pages, 36 illustrations)
This A3 size book contains detailed sectioned drawings of piston aero engines from Rolls-Royce,
Bristol, Napier, de Havilland, Germany and America, together with views of aircraft.
1 87292
2074
Out Of Print
M/graph Rolls-Royce armaments - D Birch, 2000 (164 pages, 164 illustrations)
An A4 volume covering the design, development and manufacture of armaments by Rolls-Royce in both World Wars.
No ISBN 20.00

TECHNICAL SERIES - DETAILED LISTING - April 2001

No 1 Rolls-Royce and the Rateau Patents H Pearson, 1989 (43 pages, 11 photos/illustrations)
This booklet records a lecture given to the Trust on the patent claim made against Rolls-Royce in the 1960s by Rateau.
0 95117
1089
3.00
No 2 The vital spark! The development of aero engine sparking plugs - K Gough, 1991 No ISBN Out Of Print
No 3 The performance of a supercharged aero engine S Hooker, H Reed, A Yarker 1997 (110 pages, 40 figs)
A facsimile edition of one of the definitive piston engine technical reports
previously unavailable outside Rolls-Royce in this format.
1 87292
2112
6.00
No 4 Flow matching of the stages of axial compressors - G L Wilde, OBE 1999 (77 pages, 44 figs)
This book introduces the reader to the problems of the flow matching of the stages in an axial compressor to ensure smooth and stable operation under all conditions.
1 87292
2147
6.00


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