New book The Early Days now available for sale.

The new book “The Early Days” is now available for sale from Nubes Argentea.

The new book “The Early Days” is now available for sale from Nubes Argentea. The book covers the genesis of the Rolls-Royce Silver Cloud and Bentley S Series including the Continental versions, describing those moments of contagious euphoria during the launch and first months deliveries.
Accompanied by a selection of previously unreleased period photographs, the book describes the impact of the new models into the motoring world, highlighting the key factors that make these cars an icon of their generation.

The most salient features

Standard edition

  • Report of the 1955 launch in Bray and Crewe.
  • Report of first deliveries and customers.
  • Analysis of 1955 coachbuilder’s offer for Silver Cloud and S Series chassis.
  • Report of first road tests.
  • Analysis of 1955 London Motor Show, reporting all the cars displayed in the stands.
  • Standard Colour Range table analysis.
  • Market analysis tables.
  • Folding slipcase with envelopes containing the book and the bonus.
  • The four bonus are the reproduction of period material, comprising the original 1955 Press Release, the H. J. Mulliner Drawing 7400, the Dashboard’s Control Card and the 1955 Motor Show Luncheon’s Menu.
  • 100 pages.
  • 126 pictures (105 monochrome – 21 colour).
  • 8 drawings, 7 tables.
  • Dimensions 320 x 243 mm (12¾ x 9 in.).
  • ISBN: 978-88-909571-2-3.

How to obtain your copy

A signed copy by the Author may be obtained directly from the Publisher at Euro 125.00 plus P&P contacting the email address


Cost for p&p for delivery in 24/48h with DHL are as follow:

Europe: Euro 23.00

United States of America: Euro 30.00

Australia: Euro 44.00