PLEASE excuse the large number of sample pictures from
this MAGNIFICENT book, “ The Spirit “ !
Where do I start……the book size is
18.25 x 14.25 x 1.25 inches / 465 x 360 x 35 mm.
The covers are bound in Connolly leather, they are padded and the front is embossed with a simulation of the R-R radiator front.
Absolutely finest art paper. Signed by the Author Ken Dallison,
whose stunning colour paintings are lithographed by Morgan Press.
Produced to celebrate 75 years of Rolls-Royce.
The acknowledgments include one to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
You will see that the forward of 11 pages is by none other than
Lord Montague of Beaulieu.
I have shown a few pages of the artwork, my pictures do not do them
justice ! This book has been in the sealed box sinze 1979,
I have just opened it for the photographs.
The weight is 2970 grams including the box / slightly over 6 pounds.
Price when published in 1979 was $300 !