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PARK WARD - THE INNOVATIVE COACHBUILDER 1919 - 1939

PARK WARD - THE INNOVATIVE COACHBUILDER 1919 - 1939

Park Ward The Innovative Coachbuilder is a major three-volume work on the pre-war history and cars of the great British coachbuilder. The company was the most prolific coachbuilder on Rolls-Royce and Bentley chassis, ultimately completing over 4,300 cars.This superb book consist in 3 volumes in an elegant slipcase.Volume I and II is the story of Park Ward & Co Ltd and covers the company's...
Publisher: Dalton Watson
Language: English
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Park Ward The Innovative Coachbuilder is a major three-volume work on the pre-war history and cars of the great British coachbuilder. The company was the most prolific coachbuilder on Rolls-Royce and Bentley chassis, ultimately completing over 4,300 cars.
This superb book consist in 3 volumes in an elegant slipcase.
Volume I and II is the story of Park Ward & Co Ltd and covers the company's growing relationship with Rolls-Royce Ltd. A photographic record of all the Rolls-Royce models from Silver Ghost to the Wraith that carried Park Ward coachwork is included, along with chapters on the W. O. Bentley cars, and the Rolls-Royce and Bentley experimental cars with Park Ward coachwork. The Derby-built Bentleys follow, supported by chapters on the London Motor Show cars, coachwork on marques other than Rolls-Royce and Bentley, and examples of Park Ward advertising literature and catalogues. An appendix contains a series of articles written by `Bill' Ward, the company founder's son, entitled `The Art and Evolution of Coachbuilding'. Volume III contains extensive tables detailing each of over 3,000 pre-war Park Ward-bodied Rolls-Royce and Bentley, as well as a listing of over 1,000 Park Ward bodies on other marques. In addition and rarely seen before, there are over 700 sales order pages extracted from Park Ward's Finishing books.
Product Book hardback with slipcase - pag. 1239
ISBN 9781854433015
Publisher Dalton Watson
Publication Year 09/2019
Text in English
Size 30 x 24 x 10 cm
Pictures in B/W 1593