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181 HAWS, Duncan Merchant Fleets in Profile 1 : The Ships of the P&O, Orient and Blue AnchorLines. First Edition in dustjacket
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1978, 
HAWS, Duncan. Merchant Fleets in Profile 1. [dj adds: The Ships of the P&O,Orient and Blue Anchor Lines]. Additional research by Steven Rabson, P&O G roup Librarian. With drawings to 1:1800 scale. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1978). First Edition. Pp (6),7-160. Double column. 8vo, blue cloth, giltlettering to spine. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.310. "Something entirely new for ship lovers is quite rare today but Merchant Fleets in Profile presents the history of some of the world's most famous (and not so famous) shiping lines in a unique way. Each section will contain a chronology of the main events in the company's history, an index ofthe ships, together with the actual fleet list, also in date order, which includes every vessel above 100 gross tons owned by the line. The fleet list alone is of immense value to maritime historians, as it includes detailedinformation on the ships, including tonnage, dimensions, engines, hull, ac comodation and service, plus a brief history of each vessel. Years of careful and methodical research have enabled Duncan Haws to illustrate with constant-scale drawings (all to 150 feet to the inch) almost all the ships listed - the illustrations themselves being a major feature of the series. The first volume covers ships of the famous P&O Group, and includes the P&O itself with more than 400 ships, the Orient SN (with PSNC chartered ships) andthe Blue Anchor Lines." - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket 75.00

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182 HAWS, Duncan Merchant Fleets in Profile 4 : The Ships of the Hamburg America, Adler and Carr Lines First Edition in dustjacket
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1980, ISBN:0850593972 
HAWS, Duncan. Merchant Fleets in Profile 4. [dj adds: The Ships of the Hamburg America, Adler and Carr Lines]. With drawings to 1:1800 scale. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1980). First Edition. Pp (6),7-208. Double column. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Over 400 drawings. "This fourth title in a unique series of reference books on world merchant fleets, past and present, is devoted to the illustrious Hamburg America line plus the Adler and Carr lines. Each section contains a chronology of the main events in the company's history, an index of the ships, plus the actual fleet list which includes detailed technical data and a brief history of each vessel. [...] copiously illustrated with his specially priduced constant-scale profile drawings - the result of years of intensive research." - dj. Very good industjacket. 75.00

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183 HAWS, Duncan CUNARD WHITE STAR Merchant Fleets in Profile 2 : The Ships of the Cunard, American, Red Star,Inman, Leyland, Dominion, Atlantic Transport and White Star Lines. First Edition in dustjacket
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1979, 
HAWS, Duncan. Merchant Fleets in Profile 2. [dj adds: The Ships of the Cunard, American, Red Star, Inman, Leyland, Dominion, Atlantic Transport and White Star Lines]. With drawings to 1:1800 scale. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1979). First Edition. Pp (5),6-215,(2). Double column. 8vo, blue cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Over 300 drawings. "[...] covers ships of two gre at North Atlantic competitors, Cunard and the various shipping lines that comprised the famous International Mercantile Marine Company, including morethan 500 ships [...] ." - dj. The Titanic enty is on p.205. Very good in d ustjacket 75.00

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184 HAWS, Duncan Merchant Fleets in Profile series) Merchant Fleets in Profile 3 : The Ships of the Union, Castle & Union-Castle, Allan, and Canadian Pacific Lines. First Edition in dustjacket
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1979, ISBN:0850593522 
HAWS, Duncan. Merchant Fleets in Profile 3 : The Ships of the Union, Castle& Union-Castle, Allan, and Canadian Pacific Lines. With drawings to 1:1800 scale. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, (1979). First Edition. Pp. (6),7-186. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. No.3 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. "This third title in a unique series of reference books on world merchant fleets, past and present, is devoted to Union-Castle, the Allan Line and the Canadian Pacific Railway Company. Each section contains a chronology of the main events in the company's history, an index of the ships, plus the actual fleet list which includes detailed technical data and a brief history of each vessel. The books are written by Duncan Haws and are copiously illustrated with his specially produced constant-scale profile drawings." - from dj. Very good in dustjacket. 75.00

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185 HAYES, Bertram, Sir Hull Down: Reminiscences of Wind-jammers, Troops and Travellers. 1st UK no dj
Cassell and Company, Ltd, London, 1925, 
HAYES, Sir Bertram. Hull Down : Reminiscences of Wind-jammers, Troops and Travellers. With Eight Plates. By Sir Bertram Hayes, K.C.M.G., D.S.O., Commodore of the White Star Line. L.: Cassell and Company, Ltd, (1925). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-ix,(1),1-310. Portrait frontispiece + 7 leaves of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Hayes d. May 15, 1941. Contents : General Reflections ofForty-Five Years' Service; Now and Then; The Days of My Youth; My Last Voy age in Sail; Into Steam; Troops for South Africa; Those Australians; Entr'Acte; Passengers Wise and Otherwise; War; To the Dardenelles; "The Old Reliable"; Mines and Torpedoes; The Americans Come In; After the Armistice; The Olympic Again; Taking Over the Bismarck; Travellers of To-Day; A Royal Finish. With index. Blue pencilled name, occasional light foxing, light wear, else vg, tight. 55.00

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186 HEINE, William C. Historic Ships of the World. British Edition in dustjacket
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1977, ISBN:0715374109 
HEINE, William C. Historic Ships of the World. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1977). Pp. (1)-156. Illustrated. Double column. Large square 8vo, brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Laugher p.240. This volume presents brief histories on some of the more notable ships in the history of seafaring, including the Cutty Sark, the HMS Victory, the USS Constitution, and Canada's HMCS Haida. Very good in slightly sunned, lightly nicked dustjacket. 25.00

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187 HENRICK, Richard P. Attack on the Queen. 1st US in dj
Avon Books, 1998, ISBN:0380974223 
HENRICK, Richard P. Attack on the Queen. NY: Avon Books, (April 1998). First Printing. Pp 368. 8vo, black cloth spine with red cloth boards. A thriller by the author of Crimson Tide. The plot centers on a G-7 meeting held on board the QE2, a renegade nuclear submarine, and the efforts of counter-terror experts to keep the twain from converging. Remainder mark to borrom edge, else vg in dj. 20.00

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188 HICKS, Brian When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro Castle Disaster and Its Deadly Wake.
Free Press, New York, 2006, ISBN:9780743280082 
HICKS, Brian. When the Dancing Stopped : The Real Story of the Morro CastleDisaster and Its Deadly Wake. New York : Free Press, (2006). First Printin g. Pp [i]-xxi,(1),[1]-346,+ 8 pp plates. Index. 8vo, grey cloth spine, greypaper covered boards, black lettering to spine. "During the dark days of t he Great Depression, thousands of weary souls escaped their bleak lives fora week of paradise aboard the Ward Line's glamorous cruise ship, the Morro Castle. It was the most famous passenger liner of its day, lightning fast, elegantly appointed. It was also a ticking time bomb. It was the summer of 1934. Two sailors joined the Morro Castle crew, one a teenager on his firs t job away from home, the other a dangerous psychopath. Within two months, they would witness the end of the party in a single night of death, killer storms, and catastrophic fire. And that was only the beginning of a twenty-year-long story. In When the Dancing Stopped, we too walk up the gangplank to that art-deco liner and, at first, enjoy the glamour and the sultry Havana nights. With mounting suspense, we also witness the launch of a mystery that mesmerized the nation and then, in the midst of troubled times, faded away. Award-winning author Brian Hicks, using newly declassified FBI files,thousands of pages of investigation notes, testimony, and new interviews, takes the reader on a mid-century cruise through history, revealing a cold-case file that had been, until now, left unsolved for history. And, as he relates in this work of masterful storytelling, it all began with the last cruise of the Morro Castle. One of those two men, Thomas Torresson Jr., first sailed on the cruise ship as a high school senior recovering from seriousillness and soon found a love that would endure his entire life. Within mo nths, he would join the crew. For George Rogers, a gifted radio operator with a secret past, the ship was merely the latest in a long line of jobs. Their paths would cross several times on the way to their destiny, and the disaster would affect the two in very different ways: one would become famous, the other scarred forever. In the grand tradition of The Devil in the White City, Hicks details a desperate investigation and the search for what may be the modern era's first serial killer through the tragic backdrop of a country suffering through depression and a buildup to war. With cameos by J. Edgar Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Ernest Hemingway, When the Dancing Stopped is the captivating true story of two men irrevocably bound by history—a true American hero and a dangerous killer masquerading as one. Morethan that, there is the larger cast of characters: crew members and passen gers, investigators, scoundrels, and, yes, additional victims. For the story that began on that storm-tossed night off the coast of New Jersey continued, as we now learn, for decades to come." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 18.00

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189 HILTON, George W. STANTON, Samuel Ward Night Boat. 1st in lesser dj.
Howell-North Books, Berkeley, CA, 1968, 
HILTON, George W. The Night Boat. With ornamentation from "American Steam Vessels" (1895), by Samuel Ward Stanton. Berkeley, CA: Howell-North Books, (1968). First thus printing. Pp. [1]-271,(1). Illustrated. Illustrated endpapers. 4to, pale green cloth with black decoration to front and black lettering to spine. A survey of the role of night-time steamboat liners (often serving as a complement and extension to railway line service in places such as the Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound regions, before seeing their popularity decline steadily from the start of the twentieth century. With hundreds of illustrations including 55 Stanton drawings. "There are no more night boats, for they belonged to another time and a more leisurely way of life." -from the dj. Chapters : 1. The Night Boat; 2. The Fall River Line (pp.21-6 3); 3. Providence & Stonington; 4. New London - Norwich Line; 5. New Haven Line; 6. Colonial Line; 7. Eastern Steamship Lines (pp.96-118); 8.Hudson River Night Line; 9. The Baltimore Steam Packet Company; 10. The Chesapeake Steamship Company; 11. The Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Company 12. Louisville and Cincinnati Packet Company; 13. Canada Steamship Lines, Toronto Prescott Service (pp.192-197); 14. The Detroit and Cleveland Navigation Company; 15. Cleveland and Buffalo Transit Company; 16. Los Angeles Steamship Company; 17. The River Lines; 18. The Canadian Pacific Railway (pp.256-267).With index. Vg in rubbed, nicked, spine-chipped, unclipped dj. 45.00

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190 HOEHLING, A.A HOEHLING, Mary. Last Voyage of the Lusitania. pbk repr.
Madison Books, 1996, ISBN:1568330782 
HOEHLING, A.A. and Mary HOEHLING. The Last Voyage of the Lusitania. Lanham,Md.: Madison Books, (1996). Pp 259, 16 pp plates. 8vo, ill. card covers. A reprint edition, with a new introduction, of the Hoehlings' classic accoun t of the torpedoing of the Cunarder, first published in 1956. Vg. 14.00

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191 HOEHLING, A.A HOEHLING, Mary. Last Voyage of the Lusitania. pbk repr.
Madison Books, Lanham, Md, 1996, ISBN:1568330782 
HOEHLING, A.A. and Mary HOEHLING. The Last Voyage of the Lusitania. Lanham,Md.: Madison Books, (1996). Pp 259, 16 pp plates. 8vo, blue ill. card cove rs. A reprint edition, with a new introduction, of the Hoehlings' classic account of the torpedoing of the Cunarder, first published in 1956. Name, else vg. 12.00

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192 HOEHLING, A.A. and Mary Last Voyage of the Lusitania. 2nd US in dj
Henry Holt and Co., New York, 1956, 
HOEHLING, A.A. and Mary. The Last Voyage of the Lusitania. With Photographs. New York: Henry Holt and Co., (May 1956). Second Printing. Pp. (10),11-255,(1), + 16 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth spine, black boards, black lettering to spine. The story of the sinking of the Lusitania, which was the first unarmed passenger ship to be attacked withoutwarning during wartime. Tape ghosts to boards, else very good in price-cli pped, verso-taped dust jacket. 25.00

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193 HOFFER, William Saved! : The Story of the Andrea Doria - the Greatest Sea Rescue in History. Book club in dustjacket
Summit Books, 1979, 
HOFFER, William. Saved! The Story of the Andrea Doria - the Greatest Sea Rescue in History. New York: Summit Books, (1979). Book Club Edition. Pp. (8),[1]-215,(1), + 16 p. of plates.. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth spine. Very good in nicked dustjacket. 20.00

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194 HOWELLS, Richard Myth of the Titanic. in dj.
St. Martin's Press, New York, 1999, ISBN:0312221487 
HOWELLS, Richard. The Myth of the Titanic . New York: St. Martin's Press, (1999). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-213,(7), + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated 8vo, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The first critical analysis of the Titanic as modern myth, this book focuses on the second of thetwo Titanics. The first was the physical Titanic, the rusting remnants of which can still be found twelve thousand feet below the north Atlantic. Thesecond is the mythical Titanic, which emerged just as its tangible predece ssor slipped from view on 15 April 1912. It is the second of the two Titanics which remains the more interesting and which continues to carry culturalresonances today. 'The Myth of the Titanic' begins with the launching of t he 'unsinkable ship' and ends with the outbreak of the 'war to end all wars'. It provides an insight into the particular culture of late Edwardian Britain and beyondd this draws far greater conclusions about the complex relationships between myth, history, popular culture and society as a whole." - from the dust jacket. Very good in dust jacket. Curiously relatively uncommon in hardcover. 35.00

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195 HUGHES, Terence Day They Stole the Queen Mary : A Thriller. 1st US in dj.
William Morrow and Company, New York, 1983, ISBN:0688019358 
HUGHES, Terence. The Day They Stole the Queen Mary . [Dj adds: A World War II Thriller]. New York: William Morrow and Company, 1983. First American Printing. Pp. [1]-348. 8vo, grey cloth spine with grey paper covered boards, silver lettering to spine. Top edge a bit dusty, head of spine sunned, elsevg in unclipped dj. 15.00

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196 HUNTER, Peter Magic Box : A History of Containerization. First Edition.
International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association, Ottawa, 1993, ISBN:0660142406 
HUNTER, Peter. The Magic Box : A History of Containerization. [Ottawa] : ICHCA Canada , 1993. First Edition. Pp (4),i-v,(1),1-246,(2). 8vo, cardcovers(illustration with red containers forming a Canadian flag), white spine, w ith black lettering. ICHCH = International Cargo Handling Co-ordination Association. Not in McConville and Rickaby, Shipping Busi ness and Maritime Economics: An Annotated International Bibliography. Contents : 1. The Container Revolution: Early Canadian Developments; The Evolution of Container Dimensions; Then?and Now; 2. Early Efforts: Canadian National Railway; A Major Breakthrough; A New System; White Pass & Yukon Route; Early Road Transport Containers; Personal Involvement; CN Express Adopts Side-Transfer System; Beginning a Basic Network Canadian Pacific's Early Operations; CP Express; AFew More Steps; Clarke Traffic Services; CP's Beaveroak; 3. Standards: Beg innings in Canada; Early Participants; 4. First Waves on the North Atlantic: More Optimistic Predictions; The Revolution Begins; While in Canada. 5. New Developments: Dofasco's Container Service; Rail Transfers & Road Movements; Rail Movement;?Which Came First?; Planting Acorns; Freightliner in Britain. 6. Early Shippers' Experiences: Canadian Container Pool; 7. First International Container Conference; Genoa International Container Conference and Exhibition;?Showing the Flag; Land Bridge Concept; Halifax Promotion; Changing Factors; Time Factor; Cost Factors. 8. Great Lakes Services Begin: Battles Begin For the North Atlantic; Conference Influences on Rates; A Container Policy; Paving The Way. 9. Canadian Rails and the Container Challenge:Equipment Requirements; Changes in Scheduling Rate?Structures; Rates; An A merican View. 10. Full Container Services Initiated: Manchester Liners Leads the Way; Port and Inland Handling Services-?Why Manchester? Why Montreal?; Container Ports—Private or Common User?; Manchester's Initiative; 11. CP Launches Container Services: Coordinating Services; First of CP's Ships in the Water; Bigger and Bigger; Route and Service Changes; Beaufort Flats; CP's Terminal at Wolfe's Cove. 12. Halifax Makes Its Move: Why the Delay?; A Coordinated Effort; First Berth; Ship Services; Clarke...Dart; Atlantic Container Line; Lo-Lo or Ro-Ro; Cinderella First to Halifax; Halterm Attracts Other Lines; Zim Israel; Why Halifax?: Hapag-Llovd; Japan Enters the Field:'Three Japanese Lines To Split East Coast Services'; Traffic Volume; Termi nal Services; 13. Saint John Joins the Battle: McLean Kennedy Limited; Brunterm Limited; The Start at Brunterm; Associated Container Transportation; Other Early Users; New Rodney Terminal; Overcoming Problems; 14. Vancouver and the Pacific Scene: Centennial Terminal; Vanterm; Fraser Surrey Terminal;Differences in West Coast Operations; Other Factors Missing?; NHB and Empi re Stevedoring Limited. 15. Port ot Montreal Expansion: A Long Port; Federal Commerce & Navigation; Cast Lines and Task Terminals; Task Terminals Limited; Saguenay Shipping Limited; Logistic Terminal; Cores Terminal; Racine Terminal. 16. New Markets—New Methods: Windsor, Ontario—An Unusual Place fora Container Port; A Blocked Wateway for Containers; Crossing the River; A Barge?; Livingston Industries—Tillsonburg; Rail Movement of Asbestos. 17. AResearearcn Base for Development of a National Container Policy: Phase One ; Phase Two; The Study in Summary; Reviewing the Container Study. 18, Stimulating Container Traffic Use: Australian Wood Content; Beans; Flour; Bridgetown, Barbados; Far Inland in Liberia. 19. Work in Europe: Flour Movement; Glasgow; Polaroid Canada Inc.; Expanding Visions; Scotch; Manchester; London; Southampton; Uddeholm, Sweden; Du Pont. 20. Meeting Shippers' Needs: Progress in the Early 1970s; Extending Shippers' Needs; "Natural" Container Pools; Kodak Corporation; Canadian Manufactured Containers; Promoting Shippers' Interests; Columbia Containers - Vancouver. 21. Unusual Uses: Helicopters in the Arctic; Second Operation; Northern Transportation Co. Limited; Nor-Tran Warehouse; Liftainer. 22. Rail Service Progress: CN's Leading Role; Conport; CN's Direction?; Too Early?; Why Not?; New Steps in Equipment and Operations: CP Rail: CP's Early Rail Terminals; CP's Intermodal Services; Looking Ahead; 'Universal' Side-Transfer Developed; World-Wide Container Pool; Another Equipment Advance; International Recognition; Overnight Terminals. 23. Bulk & Tank Containers: Liquid Bulk; Container Tank Development; The Bicardi uniib, Conference on Tank Containers; Liquor Control Board of Ontario 1973-76; Ship Services; LCBO—1976; Committee of Experts. 24. InterestingProjects; Containers to China; Canadian Content Only; I ndia; Back to Leni ngrad; Narrowing the Field. 25. Special Needs of Newfoundland: Terra Transport; Establishing ACE—Atlantic Container Express Inc.; Chimo Lines; Atlantic Freight Lines Inc.; Newfoundland Container Lines & Atlantic Searoutes Ltd.; Consolidating Maritime Interests; ACE—Atlantic Container Express Inc.; The Battle for Freight; CN Marine Services in Newfoundland and Labrador. 26.Changing Container Dimensions: CP Intermodal; CP's'Economy Size Containers - Decline of the B?'Railway Age' on CP Intermodal; Meanwhile CN Domestic Containers Drop Off. 27. Background on Industry Development: New Regulatory Provisions; Draft Convention on Container Standards; Canada and Container Standards; Freight Container Standards; Convention on Safe Containers; Early Reports on Standardization; 28. Search for More Cubic Capacity : IntermodalTransport for Containers & Trailers; CP's Expanding Service; More Changes To Come-. Ever Higher and Higher. 29. The Cast-CN-Halifax Saga: Halifax-Montreal-CN Rail; CN & Cast; Peace on the Waterfront; New Entrants; Cast-Conference Marriage Fails; Rough Seas Continue; New Shocks; Cast Regroups—SofatiGoes—CN Bows Out; The Future; 30. Into the 1980s: Major Changes; Canada Ma ritime; Canada Maritime Agencies Limited; Bait Canada and Cast Montreal Operations; Services at the Port of St. John's; Atlantic Searoute Ltd.; NewtermLtd.; Marine Atlantic. 31. Continuing Changes in the Mid-1980s: Halifax Updates Services; Changes, Changes; Confident Future; Saint John Suffers Losses; Hanjin Container Lines; Montreal Continued Growth; A Changed WaterfrontPort of Toronto Innovates New Services; 32. Vancouver in the Mid-1980s: Th e Three Terminals; Problems, Problems; The Future; Alberta Intermodal Services Ltd.; 33. Into the 1990s: Reviewing Intermodal Services; Integration ofIntermodal Operations; Vancouver Clears the Way. A Final, Final Decision; Traffic Through Vancouver; Major Lines Serving Vancouver: Port Expansion; Saint John Seeks New Business; New Rail Possibilities; Newfoundland ServicesStreamlined; ACE, ASL & Newterm To Form PartnartnershiP; Changes Since the Mid-1980s; 34. Intermodal Rail Operations: CN Intermodal Expansion; Steps Toward Warranting the Change; Vancouver's New Strategies; CP Rail Program Unfolds: Intermodal Freight—The Modern Approroach; Vauqhan Intermodal Terminal; Double-Stack and/or Spine Car?; Dimensions & Standards for the Future; The Future: Closer Coordination Between Ships and Rails; CN Moves Quickly; Full Double-Stack Trans-Continental Services Available. Epilogue : A New Land Bridge At Last? Glossary. Short tear to base of spine, spine crease, light cover wear, name, else very good. 120.0

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197 HUSTAK, Alan EATON, John P. (foreword) Titanic: The Canadian Story. First Edition, paperback
Véhicule Press, Montreal, 1998, ISBN:1550651137 
HUSTAK, Alan. Titanic: The Canadian Story. Foreword by John P. Eaton. (Montreal): Véhicule Press, (1998). First Printing. Pp (8),9-172,(4) + 1 foldingdiagram (at p.96). 8vo, illustrated blue and grey card covers, cream title block to spine, french flaps. Accounts of the fates met by Canadian passen gers on the doomed liner, along with a description of Halifax's role in theaftermath of the wreck. "Hustak's chronicles are more poignant than fictio n, such as the tale of Quigg Baxter, the young Montreal hockey plater who risked all to smuggle his Belgian fiancee aboard; the Fortune family from Winnipeg which failed to heed a clairvoyant's warning; and Harry Markland Molson, the richest Canadian aboard who was persuaded by Toronto millionaire Arthur Peuchen to extend his stay in England and sail home with hom on the Titanic. Hustak discloses the scandalous behaviour of second class passsenger Joseph Fynney and tells of the young honeymooners Bert and Vera Dick of Calgary who started an enduring legend about the disaster. Some books insistthe Titanic's last victim, found in a lifeboat a month after the disaster, was from New Jersey; others say he was from Chicago. In fact he was Thomso n Beattie of Winnipeg." - from the rear cover and front flap. Very good. 17.00

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198 HUTCHINSON, William M. TENNANT, John K. (ed.) Maxton Books for Young People) Child's Book of Ships and Boats
Maxton Publishers Inc., New York, 1956, 
HUTCHINSON, William M. A Child's Book of Ships and Boats ; reviewed for technical accuracy by John K. Tennant. NY: Maxton Publishers, Inc., 1956. Pp. [28]. Unpaginated. Illustrated. Large 8vo, illustrated yellow paper coveredboards. A volume in the Maxton Books for Young People series. Head of spin e nicked, rear inner hinge tender, stamp to title page, mylar covering peeling at spine, else vg. 6.50

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199 HYDE, Francis E. Cunard and the North Atlantic 1840-1973 : A History of Shipping and Financial Management.
Macmillan, London, 1975, ISBN:333173139 
HYDE, Francis E. Cunard and the North Atlantic 1840-1973 : A History of Shipping and Financial Management. (London) : Macmillan, (1975). First Printing. Pp [i]-xx,[1]-382,(2),+ 16 pp plates. Index. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed yellow. Contents : 1. Foundation, Capital Structure and Control of the Company 1840-80. 2. Men, Ships and Mails 1840-80.3. Cunard and the Emigrant Trade 1860-1900. 4. Cunard and North Atlantic C onferences 1860-1914. 5. Costs, Revenue and Returns 1880-1914. 6. War, Peace and Depression 1914-34. 7. No. 534 and the Formation of Cunard White StarLimited. 8. North Atlantic Conferences 1921-39. 9. Advent of War and Survi val 1935-45. 10. Cunard and the North Atlantic 1946-73. “In this book the author attempts to discover how the managers of one Britain's most famous shipping companies were successful in allocating their resources over a period of some 130 years. The story is extremely complex, involving changes in the technology of ships and the impact of such change on the economic well-being of the Company; changes in the pattern of competition and the effect of this on the standard and level of service; the growing partnership between the Company and Government and the influence of international affairs on this relationship. [...] The author was given free access to the vast Cunard archives.” - from the dj. Very good in dustjacket. 90.00

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200 HYSLOP, Donald [et al.] FORSYTH, Alastair. JEMIMA, Sheila. LAWRENCE, John. Titanic Voices: Memories from the Fateful Voyage. in dj
St. Martin's Press / Sutton, New York / Stroud, 1998, ISBN:0312174284 
HYSLOP, Donald, et al. Titanic Voices : Memories from the Fateful Voyage. Written, Compiled and Edited by Donald Hyslop, Alastair Forsyth and Sheila Jemima. Photography by John Lawrence. NY: St. Martin's Press, Stroud. Gloucestershire: Sutton, (1998). Reprint. Pp. (8),[9]-296. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. The Port of Southhampton played a very significant role in the maiden voyage of the Titanic. "The main reason for this book is that we wanted to look at the disaster form the perspective of the people and town of Southampton, from where the vast majority of the crew were drawn [...] 898 [of the crew] were domiciled in thetown and only 212 returned..." -from the Editor's Introduction. "Using man y previously unpublished photographs, letters and oral histories, Titanic Voices is a recreation of the sinking of the great ship, reliving the eventsthough the first-hand accounts of those who were actually there." -from th e dj. There are also six chapters devoted to the aftermath of the sinking: The US Enquiry: Homecoming [the survivors returning to England]: The British Investigation: Relief Fund: Aftermath: Memorials and Memories. The text is very well supported by numerous b/w and/or colour photos. Very good in unclipped dust jacket. 25.00

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