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61 BREWSTER, Hugh. Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage : The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and TheirWorld. First Edition in dustjacket.
Robson Press, London, 2012, ISBN:9781849541794 
BREWSTER, Hugh. Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage : The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World. London: The Robson Press, (2012). First Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-x,(2),[1]-338,(2). With several black and white photos to text.8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "Here, the back and forth of table talk at the famous Widener dinner party held in the Ritz restaurant on the last night. There, the rustle of elegant undergarments as first-class ladies proceed down the grand staircase in their soigné evening gowns, some designed by Lady Duff Gordon, the celebrated couturière who was on board. And, all around, some of Britain and America's leading society figures,many openly risking scandal on the decks of the world's most famous ship. Millionaires John Jacob Astor and Benjamin Guggenheim; writer Helen Churchill Candee; artist Frank Millet; movie actress Dorothy Gibson; aristocrat Noelle, the Countess of Rothes; and a host of other travellers on this fateful crossing are vividly brought to life within these pages as historian HughBrewster seamlessly interweaves personal narratives with a haunting accoun t of the maiden voyage." - from the dustjacket. Chapters : 1. At the Cherbourg Quay; 2. A Nomadic Hiatus [the tender Nomadic]; 3. The Palm Room; 4. "Queer Lot of People"; 5. Queenstown; 6. Fellow Travelers; 7. Private Lives; 8. Shipboard Coteries; 9. Designing Woman [Lucile, Lady Duff Gordon]]; 10. A Calm Sunday; 11. The Last Evening; 12. Collision and After; 13. To the Lifebaots; 14. The Final Minutes; 15. Voices in the Night; 16. The Ship of Sorrow; 17. Two Continents Stirred. Appendices : A. Frank Millet's Letter to Alfred Parsons; B. Marion Thayer's Letter to President Taft. With notes, , bibliopgraphy and index. Very good in dustjacket. 20.00

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62 BRINNIN, John Malcolm Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. 1st pr, in dj
Delacorte, New York, 1971, 
BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. New York : Delacorte Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-599,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown bds. Laugher p.58. Nova Scotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Halifax. "Along with the stories of the development and construction of great ships -- the S.S. Great Eastern launched in 1860, where every cabin had a bath disguised as a sofa, the Ile de France, which shortened the delivery of transatlantic mail by catapulting planes from its deck, the Titanic, sinking in starlight and zephyrs taking 1500 souls with her -- is the storyof the fierce commercial rivalry between the shipbuilders and the great li nes: Cunard, the White Star, the Hamburg-Amerika Line and others." - from the dust jacket. Very good in price-clipped dust jacket. 35.00

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63 BRINNIN, John Malcolm Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. 1st pr, trimmed ht, in dj
Delacorte, 1971, 
BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. N.Y. : Delacorte Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-599,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown bds. Laugher p.58. NovaScotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Ha lifax. Crudely clipped half-title, else vg in price-clipped dj. 35.00

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64 BRINNIN, John Malcolm Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. 1st UK in dj
Macmillan, London, 1972, 
BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. (London): Macmillan, (1972). First UK Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-599,(3), + 48 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, top edge dyed blue. Laugher p.58. Nova Scotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Halifax. "Along with the stories of the development and construction of great ships -- the S.S. Great Eastern launched in 1860, where every cabin had a bath disguised as a sofa, the Ile de France, which shortened the deliveryof transatlantic mail by catapulting planes from its deck, the Titanic, si nking in starlight and zephyrs taking 1500 souls with her -- is the story of the fierce commercial rivalry between the shipbuilders and the great lines: Cunard, the White Star, the Hamburg-Amerika Line and others." - from thedust jacket. Very good in edgeworn, unclipped dust jacket. 30.00

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65 BRINNIN, John Malcolm Sway of the Grand Saloon. 1st pr, in dj
Delacorte, 1971, 
BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon : A Social History of the North Atlantic. N.Y. : Delacorte Press, (1971). First Printing. Pp (6),vii-xxii,(2),3-599,(3). 8vo, blue cloth spine, brown bds. Laugher p.58. NovaScotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Ha lifax. Bookplate, else vg in dj. 45.00

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66 BRINNIN, John Malcolm. Sway of the Grand Saloon. Uncorrected Proof.
Delacorte Press, New York , 1971, 
BRINNIN, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon. New York : Delacorte Press, (1971). Uncorrected Proof. Pp (566),(2). 8vo, blue wrappers, black lettering to front cover. A Social History of the North Atlantic. Nova Scotian references throughout. Of extra interest as Brinnin was born in Halifax. Spine sunned, front cover marked in pen, creased and with a short tear, else good. A working copy with penned marks and corrections throughout. 30.00

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67 Britannic White Star Line, Royal and United States Mail Steamer Britannic. (Triple Screw), Launched at Belfast, 26th February 1914.
7 C's Press, Inc., for the Titanic Historical Society, Riverside, CT, 1975, 
(Britannic). White Star Line, Royal and United States Mail Steamer “Britannic.” (Triple Screw), Launched at Belfast, 26th February 1914. (Riverside, CT : 7 C's Press, Inc., [for] the Titanic Historical Society, Inc.), n.d. [1970s]. Pp [1]-24. Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, illustrated black stapled card covers. Reprint of 1914 original promotional brochure. Rubbed, else very good. 70.00

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68 BRITTEN, Edgar T. Million Ocean Miles. 5th UK in dj
Hutchinson, London, 1936, 
BRITTEN, Edgar T., Sir. A Million Ocean Miles. With 20 Illustrations. FifthImpression. London : Hutchinson & Co., (copyright 1936). Pp 274. Illustrat ed. 8vo, green cloth. "Staff Captain of the Lusitania, he has commanded at various times the Mauretania, Aquitania, Samaria, Laconia and Franconia. In1931 he succeeded Commodore Sir Arthur Rostron as Captain of the Berengari a, continuing in her command until the proudest moment of his life saw him taking the great Queen Mary to sea." - from the dj. Very good in chipped dustjacket. 45.00

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69 BROOKES, Chris. Social and Economics Studies 36). Public Nuisance : A History of the Mummers Troupe. Signed Paperback.
Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John's, 1988, ISBN:0919666590 
BROOKES, Chris. A Public Nuisance : A History of the Mummers Troupe. (St John's: Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1988). Pp. (12),[xi]-xiii,(1),[1]-249,(7). Illustrated. 8vo, ill. green covers. ISER Social and Economic Studies, No. 36. "This critical and irreverent history of the Mummers Troupe demands the attnetion of theatre enthusiasts everywhere. Brookes, the Troupe's director, who has experience with 'activist' theatre in Cuba, Central America and the United States, examines the Mummers' important role in the development of Newfoundland theatre. With wit and polemic, Brookes delivers a broadside to establishment views of theatre while arguing for its political role. Crammed with photographs, excerpts from plays, songs, and one-liners, 'A Public Nuisance' will inform, entertain and provoke casual readers, drama students, theatre historians, and politicians alike." - from the rearcover. A couple of minor corner creases, bookplate, sparse foxing, else ve ry good. Signed without inscription by Brookes on the flyleaf. 28.00

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Ships That Sail No More  1st in dj. signed , BROWN, Giles T. Admiral Line
70 BROWN, Giles T. Admiral Line Ships That Sail No More 1st in dj. signed
University of Kentucky Press, 1966, 
BROWN, Giles T. Ships That Sail No More: Marine Transportation from San Diego to Puget Sound, 1910-1940. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1966. First Edition. Pp 287. 8vo, blue cloth. A detailed and scrupulously documented study of 20th century coastal shipping on the U.S. west coast, focusing particularly on the fortunes of the Admiral Line. Vg-fine in vg dj (slight chipping to spine ends). With a signed inscription by the author. 100.00

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71 BRUNS, Brian David. Cruise Confidential : Hit Below the Waterline. - Galley Proofs.
Travelers' Tales, an imprint of Solas House, Inc., Palo Alto, 2008, 
BRUNS, Brian David. Cruise Confidential : Hit Below the Waterline. Palo Alto : Travelers' Tales, an imprint of Solas House, Inc., (2008). Galley Proofs. Pp (2),i-x,1-371,(1). 4To, black comb-bound, clear plastic front cover, black card back cover. “Come and see where the crew lives, eats, wars, parties with exhaustion. This is a hilarious and informal narrative of working for Carnival Cruise Lines by an insider. You simply will n ot believe what really goes on below the waterline. Brian David Bruns worked for a year in the industry and brings back a treasure trove of stories that will simply have you gasping with laughter as you are assaulted non-stop with circumstances ranging from the absurd to the bizarre.” - from publisher's promotionalinformation laid in. Very good. 25.00

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72 BULLOCK, F.J. Ships and the Seaway. signed, no dj
J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada), Toronto, 1959, 
BULLOCK, F.J. Ships and the Seaway. Toronto: J.M. Dent & Sons (Canada) Ltd., (1959). Pp (10),1-115,(3). Illustrated. Oblong 8vo, blue cloth. Endpapershave coloured illustrations of the flags of all the lines mentioned. Conte nts : Navigation in the St.Lawrence River and Great Lakes (pp.1-57); Ships from Far-Away Places (pp.59-115) - Fjell and Oranje Lines, German Canallers, Royal Yacht Britannia, American Export Lines, Blue Funnel Line, Bristol City Line, Buries Markes Line, Cairn-Thomson Line, Canadian Pacific Steamships, Cunard Line, Dominion Shipping C. Ltd., Donaldson Line, Ellerman Lines,Ellerman's Wilson Line, French Line, Grace Line, Hain Steamships, Head Lin e, Home Lines, Imperial Oil Ltd., Irish Shipping Ltd., Isbrandsten Co., Lamport & Holt LIne, J. Lauritzen Co., Maersk Line, Manchester Liners Ltd., Moore-McCormack Lines, New Zealand Shipping Co. and Federal Line, Niarchos Group, North German lloyd Line, Port Line, Saguenay Shipping Ltd., Swedish American Line, Watts Watts & Co. Ltd., Zim-Israel Line. Light soiling to front board with tape remnants to rear board, light foxing, name to half-title,else good. Lacking dj. Signed without inscription by Bullock on the title page. 25.00

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73 BUNKER, John G. Harbor and Haven : An Illustrated History of the Port of New York. signed in dj.
Windsor Publications, sponsored by the Maritime Association of the Port of New York, Woodland Hills, CA, 1979, ISBN:0897810023 
BUNKER, John G. Harbor and Haven : An Illustrated History of the Port of New York. Woodland Hills, Ca.: Windsor Publications, "Sponsored by The Maritime Association of the Port of New York ", (1979). Pp 302. Triple column. 4to, grey cloth with red device to front and red lettering to spine. Chapters: 1. A Very Good Land to Fall in with; 2. The Intrepid Traders; 3. Pirates,Slavers and Privateers; 4. Ship, Ships and More Ships; 5. "Fulton's Folly" and Other Pioneer Steamboats; 6. Packets and Paddlewheels; 7. The Golden D oor; 8. Cunard, Collins and Competition; 9. The Luxury Liners; 10. The Unsung Thousands; 11. Ladies of the Sound; 12. Tragedies and Triumphs; 13. The Port Goes to War; 14. A Time of Change; 15. Partners in Progress. With bibliography and index. Vg in rubbed dj. Signed, inscribed, and dated by Bunkeron the ffep. 75.00

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74 BURTON, Hal Morro Castle: Tragedy at Sea
Viking Press, New York, 1973, ISBN:0670489603 
BURTON, Hal. The Morro Castle: Tragedy at Sea. New York: Viking Press, (1973). First US printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),[1]-182. Illustrated with 8 pages of plates. 8vo, black cloth with yellow and white lettering to spine. "It was September 1934. The pinch of the depression was just starting to be felt, and to escape the gloom more than three hundred people signed up for a "whoopee cruise" from New York to Cuba aboard the Ward Line's luxurious Morro Castle, reputed to be "one of the safest ships afloat." On the last night of the cruise, tragedy struck. A storm of hurricane strength had been buildingup all day, preoccupying the crew. That evening the captain died of a sudd en heart attack. Then, with the ship only twenty miles from the entrance toNew York Harbor, a fire of undetermined and suspicious origin broke out in a locker room amidships, and within minutes the Morro Castle was a floatin g torch... Author Hal Burton, who as a young reporter covered the story forthe New York Daily News, has gathered eyewitness reports from living survi vors, records from Ward Line logs, and testimony given at hearings that followed the fire to write a compelling and devastating account, complete withheroes and villains, of one of the great maritime disasters in American hi story." -from the dj. Very good in nicked, unclipped dust jacket. 45.00

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75 BUSHELL, T.A Royal Mail Line. Royal Mail : A Centenary History of the Royal Mail Line 1839-1939. 2nd pr in lesser dj.
Trade and Travel Publications Ltd., London, 1939, 
BUSHELL, T.A. "Royal Mail" : A Centenary History of the Royal Mail Line 1839-1939. London: Trade and Travel Publications, [1939]. Second Impression. Pp. (6),v-xvi,1-270,(4), col. frontis. (with tissue guard), [28] leaves plates, 1 map. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt device to front, t.e.g. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.307. Ahandsome corporate history of this pioneering and far-flung line. Contents include: "Early Steam Navigation"; "James MacQueen and a Royal Charter"; " Building a Fleet"; "Fitting Out"; "Westward Ho!"; "On Shipboard in the 'Forties"; "Home Ports"; "Coral Reefs"; "'Rolling Down to Rio'"; "Iron versus Wood"; "A Cunarder Comes South"; "The Crimean War"; "Across the Isthmus"; "Australasian Ventures"; "The Passing of the Wooden Ships"; "The Last of the Paddle Steamers"; "Early Screw Ships"; "Hurricane and Earthquake"; "Expansion"; "The Last Days of Sail"; "The South African War"; "Flags and Funnels";"'The Liner She's a Lady'"; "East of Suez"; "'Mysterious Morocco'"; "'Dipp ing Through the Tropics'"; "The Canadian Service"; "The Great War"; "Freighters"; "North Atlantic Ferry"; "The First Motor Ships"; "Cruising"; "Royal Mail Lines"; "One Hundred Years"; "List of Chairmen since 1839". Appendixesinclude: "List of the First Royal Mail Fleet"; "List of the Present Royal Mail Fleet"; "List of Past Ships from 1841 to Date"; "Commodores of the Royal Mail Fleet"; "A Short History of the Nelson Line"; "A Short History of the MacIver Line" Some soiling and dusty discolouration to edges and front board, else vg in rubbed, chipped, spine browned, tape-repaired, torn dj. 185.00

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Eight Bells.  no dj. , BUSHELL, T.A Royal Mail Line. CAMPBELL, G.A. KERRY, W.
76 BUSHELL, T.A Royal Mail Line. CAMPBELL, G.A. KERRY, W. Eight Bells. no dj.
Trade and Travel, 1950, 
BUSHELL, T.A. Eight Bells : Royal Mail Lines War Story 1939-1945. Pencil Drawings by G.A. Campbell and Line Drawings by W. Kerry. L: Trade and Travel,(1950). Pp 207, col. frontis., [21] leaves plates, 1 folding map. Large 8v o, blue cloth. A full account of this venerable Line's contribution to the Allied cause at Malta, in the Russian convoys, the Battle of the Atlantic, in North Africa and Sicily, in the Indian Ocean, at the Normandy invasion, and in the Far East. With accounts of the Line's ships used as Armed Merchant Cruisers and hospital ships, and of its Empire and Liberty ships. With appendixes listing fatalities, awards and honours, vessels lost by enemy action, and fleet lists before and after the war. Very slightly rubbed, cloth a bit dusty, else vg. 175.00

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77 BUTLER, Daniel Allen Unsinkable : The Full Story of RMS Titanic. 3rd pr in dj.
Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, 1998, ISBN:081171814x 
BUTLER, Daniel Allen. "Unsinkable" : The Full Story of RMS Titanic. (Mechanicsburg, Pa.): Stackpole Books, (1998). Third Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-292, [8] pp plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, red spine with black boards. A full history of the epochal liner, from keel-laying to disaster, with special emphasis on the aftermath: the U.S. Senate Investigation, the role of the Californian, the Halifax-based recovery efforts, and finally the discovery of the wreck site. Contents: 1. Genesis; 2. Sailing Day; 3. Maiden Voyage; 4. Ten Seconds; 5. A Slow Comprehension; 6. Partings and Farewells; 7. Desperate Exodus; 8. "She's Gone!"; 9. The Lonely Sea; 10. Watching Eight White Rockets; 11. Homecoming; 12. Inquests and Judgments; 13. Requiem; 14. Resurrection; 15. Revelation. With the following appendices: I: The Titanic: Facts and Figures; II: The Titanic, the Californian, and the Culpability of Captain Lord; III: The Conundrum of Captain Smith. Vg in dj. 20.00

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78 BUTLER, Daniel Allen. TITANIC. Unsinkable : The Full Story of the RMS Titanic. First Edition in dustjacket.
Stackpole Books, 1998, ISBN:081171814x 
BUTLER, Daniel Allen. "Unsinkable" : The Full Story of the RMS Titanic. (Mechanicsburg, PA): Stackpole Books, (1998). First Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-292. Illustrated with maps to endpapers + [8] pp of plates. 8vo, maroon cloth spine with dark gray paper covered boards. "Unsinkable" is a fresh look at this incredible story, on that centers on the people who built the ship, crewed her, and sailed on her...The story doesn't end here, however, forthe tale continues through the high drama of the U.S. Senate investigation and the British Board of Trade inquiry..." -from the dust jacket. Very goo d in dustjacket. 20.00

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79 BUTLER, David Lusitania : A novel. Book Club in dj
Random House, New York, 1982, 
BUTLER, David. Lusitania. A novel. New York: Random House, (1982). Book Club Edition. Pp. (10),3-578,(6). 8vo, black cloth spine with blue paper boards. A novel about the sinking of the Lusitania. "It is about much more than just the sinking of the ship. It is an intriguing and authentic re-creationof the era and its prominent figures -- Woodrow Wilson, William Jennings B ryan, Winston Churchill and Kaiser Wilhelm -- as well as a revelation of the fascinating and complex events surrounding America's involvement in WorldWar I. It is a tragic tale of doomed passengers, their romances, their pas sions, their fears -- a grand tapestry of heroic survival and icy death. Itis the story of Captain Turner and the horrifying ordeal of losing his bel oved vessel. Above all, it is the compelling story of Kapitanleutnant Walther Schieger, the young commander of the German U-20, the troubled warrior who ultimately must obey his orders and sink the Lusitania." - from the dj. Vg in crisp dj. 18.00

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80 BUTLER, Dennis Sea Breezes 56:433 ISHERWOOD, J.H. STADUM, Lloyd Whartons: A Trent-based Coaster Fleet.
Sea Breezes, 1982, 
BUTLER, Dennis. "Whartons: A Trent-based Coaster Fleet." Part 2. An article in Sea Breezes: The Magazine of Ships and the Sea, Vol.56, No.433, January 1982, pp.41-49, double column. Also: Lloyd M. Stadum's "Career of a Beauty: the Chieftain of 1907"; Robert Wall's "The Story behind the Picture" [the 1893 race between the paddle steamers Ravenswood and Lorna Doone]; J.H. Isherwood's "Columbia Mail Steamer Haiti of 1932"; I. MacKay's "Cruising in the Sea Princess"; others and usual columns & departments. Vg. For the number. 4.00

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