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121 de KERBRECH, Richard P. Shaw Savill & Albion : The Post War Fortunes of a Shipping Empire First Edition in dustjacket.
Conway Maritime Press, London, 1986, ISBN:0851773931 
de KERBRECH, Richard P. Shaw Savill & Albion : The Post War Fortunes of a Shipping Empire. (London) : Conway Maritime Press, (1986). First Edition. Pp(4),v-xiv,1-178. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to sp ine. "The post-war years of the Shaw Savill Line saw the opening of new routes and the building of some of the company's finest ships, notably the innovative passenger liners Southern Cross and Northern Star. But they also witnessed a general decline in world shipping, and the final flowering of Shaw Savill's traditional Australasian links as Britain's entry into the EEC put a virtual end to the lucrative New Zealand trade. This account by a former serving engineer, illustrated by over 100 photographs and 30 line drawings, charts the fortunes of one of the great post-war shipping empires before cutbacks reduced the fleet from 35 ships to just one - the containership Dunedin - in 1985. Only the wreck of the 13,000-ton cargo vessel Runic, which lies stranded on Middleton Reef after running aground in 1961, remains of those great days. - from the dj. Contents : 1. Emergence & the Austerity Fleet. 2. Austerity to Prosperity. 3. On Royal Standby. 4. By Appointment to... 5. A Revolutionary Concept. 6. Ave atque Vale and Taranaki. 7. 1956-58. 8. 100 Years of Trading & Cargoes. 9. A New Class of Vessel. 10. The Sixties - Time of Change. 11. Loss of a Steamer - Gain of a Motorship. 12. Exitthe Dominion Monarch but a 'Star' is Born. 13. Shipboard Structure. 14. Re cords and Oddities. 15. 1964/65. 16. The MANZ Run. 17. 1966-67 and the Seamen's Strike. 18. Acquisitions, Internal Transfers, Sales and Disposals. 19.End of the Gothic and New Acquisitions. 20. Decline and Fall of a Fleet - The Axe of the '70s. 21. The Early '70s and the Oil Crisis. 22. The Wind ofChange. 23. Twilight of the Flag of the Southern Cross. Fleet List of All Vessels Owned, Managed and Chartered by Shaw Savill & Albion Co Ltd since May 1945. Appendix: Ships' Painting Schemes. Name, else very good in price-clipped ustjacket. 30.00

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122 DICKSON, Frances Jewel DEW Line Years : Voices from the Coldest Cold War. pbk.
Pottersfield Press, Lawrencetown Beach, NS, 2007, ISBN:9781895900873 
DICKSON, Frances Jewel. The DEW Line Years : Voices from the Coldest Cold War . Lawrencetown Beach, NS: Pottersfield Press, (2007). Pp. [1]-208. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. "The Canadian Far North seems anunlikely theatre of war. Yet in the 1950s, at the height of the Cold War w ith the Soviet Union, thousands of young men from various countries were recruited to build and operate a complex radar system across the Arctic Circle from Alaska to Greenland. The Distant Early Warning (DEW) Line, as the mammoth radar fence was known, was spawned from American fear that Soviet bomber aircraft might penetrate the Canadian Arctic airspace and drop nuclear weapons on American cities and military bases. This book tells the stories of those DEW Liners who worked in the hostile, remote climate of the North.Survival was a daily preoccupation in a land where outdoor temperatures ca n dip to -50 degrees with winds exceeding 100 miles an hour as blinding snowfall whiteouts make vision impossible." - from the rear cover. Very good. 12.00

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123 DODMAN, Frank E. Ship Series Ships of the Cunard Line. 1st UK no dj.
Adlard Coles, 1955, 
DODMAN, Frank E. Ships of the Cunard Line. (Southampton) : Adlard Coles, (February 1955). First Edition. Pp (4),5-142. Illustrated. Triple column. Oblong sm 8vo, blue cloth. In the Ships Series. Chapters : 1. History of the Cunard Company; 2. The White Star Line; 3. Paddle Steamers, 1840-1862; 4. Iron Screw Steamers, 1851-1884; 5. Steel Screw Steamers from 1881; 6. The Coming of the Turbine; 7. The Present Cunard Fleet; 8. Summary of Cunard War Losses; 9. Cunard Ships and the Blue Riband; 10. Complete List of Cunard Ships, 1840-1954. Vg. 40.00

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124 DODMAN, Frank E. Ship Series Ships of the Cunard Line. 1st US in dj.
John De Graff, 1955, 
DODMAN, Frank E. Ships of the Cunard Line. (Southampton) : Adlard Coles, inassociation with [...] John De Graff, Inc, New York, (February 1955). Firs t U.S. Edition. Pp (4),5-142. Illustrated. Triple column. Oblong sm 8vo, blue cloth. In the Ships Series. Chapters : 1. History of the Cunard Company;2. The White Star Line; 3. Paddle Steamers, 1840-1862; 4. Iron Screw Steam ers, 1851-1884; 5. Steel Screw Steamers from 1881; 6. The Coming of the Turbine; 7. The Present Cunard Fleet; 8. Summary of Cunard War Losses; 9. Cunard Ships and the Blue Riband; 10. Complete List of Cunard Ships, 1840-1954.Browning & spotting to early & late pages, ow vg in rubbed, nicked, tape-r epaired unclipped dj. 55.00

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125 DOWDEN, Prosper CAMPBELL, G.F. Ships of the Royal Mail Lines 2nd imp, in dj.
Adlard Coles, 1954, 
DOWDEN, Prosper. Ships of the Royal Mail Lines. Drawings by G.F. Campbell. L: Adlard Coles Ltd., (Jan. 1954). Second Edition. Pp 80. Illustrated. Oblong 12mo, blue cloth. A ship recognition manual presenting the history and contemporary state of Royal Mail liners. A volume in the Ross Ship Series. The half-title page uses the term edition, whilst the dj has impression. Vg in torn price-clipped dj, with the an original American price rubber-stamped on the flap. 37.00

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126 DOWDEN, Prosper Ross Ship Series CAMPBELL, G.F. Ships of the Royal Mail Lines. 1st pr, no dj
Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap and Company, London, 1953, 
DOWDEN, Prosper. Ships of the Royal Mail Lines . Drawings by G.F. Campbell.London: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap and Company, (1 953). First UK Printing. Pp. [1]-78,(2). Illustrated. Small oblong 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A volume in the Ross Ship Series. Topedge lightly spotted, light foxing, else vg. 30.00

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127 DROSTE, C.L. TANTUM, W.H., IV, ed. Lusitania Case. 7C's in PSL dj.
Patrick Stephens / 7C's Press Incorporated, London and Connecticut, 1972, ISBN:0850590973 
DROSTE, C.L. The Lusitania Case. Collected by C.L. Droste. Edited by W.H. Tantum, IV. London and Connecticut: Patrick Stephens / 7C's Press Incorporated, 1972. Originally published in 1916. Pp. (2),[1]-224. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated grey cloth in like jacket. NOTE: The title page is a cancel leaf for the British (Patrick Stephens) edition. "7C's Press" is printed on the spine, but this volume is in a Patrick Stephens dust jacket. "Only a few years before the whole civilized world had waited and watched while the first fugitive splutters of the wireless told the story of the sinking of the Titanic. Hundreds of millions of people waited and watched for the final truth of the sinking of the greatest ship in the world, and the memory of that horror in the American mind still survived the reports of more recent battles. But the Titanic was an accident. Now, all the circumstances of the earlier tragedy were repeated as the result of a wanton act of man. Few of the people who were alive in America on the day and night when the first reports of the Lusitania Massacre began to arrive will ever forget the horror, the indignation, the stupefaction produced by that crime. For twenty-four hours the country refused to believe that a civilized nation, presumably holding the same ideals and the same conceptions of humanity, could permit itssailors to launch against a passenger ship, laden with women and children and carrying neutrals as well as belligerents, a torpedo which would inevitably result in the slaughter of innocent and helpless human beings." - fromthe dj. Vg in nicked, unclipped dj. 65.00

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128 DUFFUS, R.L. West of the Date Line : A Further Adventure in Retirement. First Edition in dustjacket
W.W. Norton, New York , 1968, 
DUFFUS, R.L. West of the Date Line : A Further Adventure in Retirement. NewYork : W.W. Norton, (1968). First Printing. Pp 191. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Travels by liner around the shores of the Pacific by Robert Luther Duffus (1888-1972). Hawaii, Australia, New Zealand, and French Polynesia Very goodin chipped dustjacket. 15.00

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129 DUNCAN, Sylvia and Peter DUNCAN, Peter SORRELL, Donald, Captain Sea My Stead : The Personal Story of Captain Donald Sorrell. 1st UK in dj.
Robert Hale, London, 1960, 
DUNCAN, Sylvia and Peter. The Sea My Stead : The Personal Story of Captain Donald Sorrell . London: Robert Hale, 1960. First UK Printing. Pp. (10),11-192, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In February 1953, Captain Donald Sorrell, the pint-sized sailor whofirst went to sea as a fifteen-year-old apprentice in a windjammer, made m aritime history. He docked the gigantic Queen Mary in New York harbour without the aid of tugs. Next day he completed this brilliant feat of seamanship by undocking his ship, again without tugs. Donald Sorrell learned his navigation from old sea captains, and used modern inventions to supplement, but never replace, the traditional methods. So he became perhaps the most reliable Ship's Master this generation has known. In his ten years as Captain of Cunarders he never damaged a ship, and was never late on schedule, whatever the weather conditions. His friendly personality made him as popular with his crew as with his passengers. So when Cunard launched the luxury liner Caronia to capture the American tourist trade after the war, Captain Sorrell was appointed Master with the responsible job of taking his ship into remote harbours all over the world and entertaining wealthy Americans with the tact of a diplomat. Captain Sorrell's tragic death occurred just as he had completed the notes for this book, which tells of his whole life at sea from his first voyage round Cape Horn to his last, bringing the Queen Mary back to Southampton from New York." - from the dj. Faint browning to spine ends, else vg in lightly nicked, unclipped dj. A very nice copy. 75.00

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130 DUNCAN, William J. RMS Queen Mary : Queen of the Queens. 1st US in taped-down dj.
Droke House, Anderson, SC, 1969, 
DUNCAN, William J. RMS Queen Mary : Queen of the Queens . [Dj adds: A definitive history of the ship and the people who made her famous]. Anderson, SC: Droke House, distributed by Grosset and Dunlap, (1969). First American Printing. Pp. [1]-285,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with white lettering to front and spine. "This book spans the 31 years of the Queen Mary's sea life, plus the years before when she was no more than a line on a shipbuilder's blueprint -- and up through her retirement as a California landmark in Long Beach. During those 31 years at sea, the Queen Mary carried more than three million luxury passengers, 800,000 American servicemen and thousands of war brides and their offspring. The story of the Queen Mary is their story, too." - from the dj. Light shelfwear, tape ghosts to endpapers (as a result of a taped-down jacket; tape still to boards), else very good in price-clipped (aforementionedly) taped-down dust jacket. 35.00

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131 DUNN, Laurence British Passenger Liners. 1st UK card covers
Adlard Coles , Southampton, 1959, 
DUNN, Laurence. British Passenger Liners. Southampton : Adlard Coles Limited, (1959). First Printing. Pp (2),3-64. Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustratedcardcovers. Light wear to covers, else very good. 25.00

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132 DUNN, Laurence Laurence Dunn's Thames Shipping.
Carmania Press, London, 1992, ISBN:0951865617 
DUNN, Laurence. Laurence Dunn's Thames Shipping. London : Carmania Press, 1992. Pp. [1]-112. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, illustrated red card covers. A thoroughly illustrated pictorial survey of shipping along the Thames. Faint cover creasing, light edge-sunning, else very good. 20.00

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133 DUNN, Laurence) Classics of Transportation series TRYCKARE, Tre MACFIE, Gordon Book of Ships. US in dj.
Time-Life Books, New York, 1968, 
(DUNN, Laurence). The Book of Ships . Text by Laurence Dunn. Illustrations by Tre Tryckare artists except sailing ships by Gordon Macfie. (New York: Time-Life Books, 1968). Pp. 1-128. Illustrated in colour. Illustrated endpapers. Small square 8vo, decorated yellow cloth with black lettering to spine. A volume in the Classics of Transportation series. "In this pageant of ships from an early Viking longship to the most modern sea-going vessels, a British expert presents a uniquely integrated view of the evolution of ship design." - from the dj. Vg in rubbed, closed-torn dj. 20.00

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134 DUNN, Lawrence Ships of Southampton & the Solent. 4th.
Adlard Coles, Southampton, 1962, 
DUNN, Lawrence. Ships of Southampton and the Solent. Southampton: Adlard Coles, 1962. 4th edition. Pp. [1]-35,[1]. Illustrated. Small 8vo, stappled illustrated blue card covers. Photos and statistics of passenger liners, cargo ships, cargo-passenger ships, tankers, smaller and coastal cargo ships, porsmouth and lymington ferries, local and cross channel passenger ships, local tugs and tenders, a list of shipowners and their ships, a colour guide to funnel markings, and a map of Southampton docks. Pen stroke to front cover, light crease to front, else vg. 22.50

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135 DUNN, Lawrence Ship Recognition series) Liners and Their Recognition. 2nd US imp in dj.
Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap / John de Graff, New York, 1954, 
DUNN, Lawrence. Liners and Their Recognition. London/New York: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap/John de Graff, (1954). Second US Printing. Pp. [1]-160. Illustrated. Small oblong 8vo, green cloth with blue lettering to spine. A volume in the Ship Recognition Series. Vg in vg unclipped dj. 40.00

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136 DUNN, Lawrence Ship Recognition series) Liners and Their Recognition. 2nd US imp in dj.
Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap / John de Graff, New York, 1954, 
DUNN, Lawrence. Liners and Their Recognition. London/New York: Adlard Coles, in association with George G. Harrap/John de Graff, (1954). Second US Printing. Pp. [1]-160. Illustrated. Small oblong 8vo, green cloth with blue lettering to spine. A volume in the Ship Recognition Series. Vg in rubbed, chipped, stained, unclipped dj. 30.00

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137 DUNN, Lawrence Ship Series Ships of the Union-Castle Line. 1st UK in dj.
Adlard Coles, 1954, 
DUNN, Lawrence. Ships of the Union-Castle Line. (Southampton) : Adlard Coles, (1954). First Edition. Pp (8),9-128. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong sm 8vo, blue cloth. In the Ships Series. Chapters : 1. The Union Line; 2. The Rivals; 3. After the Amalgamation; 4. The First World War; 5. Between the Wars; 6. The Second World War; 7. Centenary; 8. The Present Mail Fleet; 9. The Present Intermediate and Round Africa Fleet; 10. The Present Cargo Fleet; Appendices : 1. Ships of the Union-Line, the Castle Line and the Union-Castle Line; 2. Colouring of Ships; 3. The Present Fleet, Natal Line and King Line Ltd. Some browning especially to endpapers, else vg in worn and chipped dj. 50.00

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138 DUNN, Lawrence Ship Series Ships of the Union-Castle Line. First Edition
Adlard Coles, 1954, 1954 
DUNN, Lawrence. Ships of the Union-Castle Line. (Southampton) : Adlard Coles, (1954). First Edition. Pp (8),9-128. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong sm 8vo, blue cloth.

In the Ships Series.

Chapters :
1. The Union Line;
2. The Rivals;
3. After the Amalgamation;
4. The First World War;
5. Between the Wars;
6. The Second World War;
7. Centenary;
8. The Present Mail Fleet;
9. The Present Intermediate and Round Africa Fleet;
10. The Present Cargo Fleet;

Appendices : 1. Ships of the Union-Line, the Castle Line and the Union-Castle Line; 2. Colouring of Ships; 3. The Present Fleet, Natal Line and King Line Ltd.

Covers splayed, else very good. 50.00

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139 EATON, John P. and Charles A. HAAS MILLER, William H., Jr., foreword Titanic : Triumph and Tragedy. 3rd edition
Haynes Publishing, Yeovil, 1995, ISBN:978057330246 
EATON, John P. and Charles A. HAAS. Titanic : Triumph and Tragedy. Forewordby William H. Miller, Jr. (Yeovil, Somerset): Haynes Publishing, (2011). T hird [and expanded] Edition. Pp. (5),6-416. Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "'Titanic: Triumph and Tragedy', a highly respectd volume of encyclopaedic detail, has been fully updated in this centenary edition that includes 100 additional photographs and extensive new text revealing intriguing information abouther surviving crew's enforced detention in America, significant legal deci sions involving the wreck, and continuing effortss to explore her final resting place, based upon the latest research on three continents. An exclusive new feature is the most accurate and complete passenger list ever published." - from the dust jacket. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 30.00

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140 EMMONS, Frederick Atlantic Liners 1925-70. 1st Bonanza in dj
Bonanza, 1977, 
EMMONS, Frederick. The Atlantic Liners 1925-70. NY: Bonanza Books, (1972). First Bonanza Printing. Pp 160. 8vo, red cloth. "Frecderick Emmons sketchesthehistories of every ocean liner that sailed between the United States an d Europe in the years between 1925 and 1970. 'The Atlantic Liners' includesmore than 200 black-and-white line illustrations and biographical sketches of North Atlantic liners." - from the dust jacket. Vg in nicked dj. 25.00

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