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81 BUTLER, John A. CUNARD, Samuel Atlantic Kingdom : America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam.
Brassey's, Inc., Washington, D.C., 2001, ISBN:1574883836 
BUTLER, John A. Atlantic Kingdom : America's Contest with Cunard in the Ageof Sail and Steam. Washington, D.C.: Brassey's, Inc., (2001). First Printi ng. Pp (2),[i]-xx,[1]-280,(2). Illustrated. Index. Endpaper maps. 8vo, maroon paper covered boards. Contents : I. Origins. 1. Steam. 2. The Hudson River Monopoly. 3. Deep Waters. 4. The Means. II. The Contenders. 5. The Forerunner, Samuel Cunard. 6. The Challenger, Edward Knight Collins. 7. The Traditionalists, Donald McKay and Enoch Train. 8. The Opportunist, Cornelius Vanderbilt. 9. The Holdout, Samuel Samuels. III. The Kingdom Captured. 10. Converging on the Great Circle. 11. Portents. 12. Fall of Titans. 13. Aftermath. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 20.00

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82 Canada Steamship Lines Canada Steamship Lines - Song Book.
Canada Steamship Lines, 1934, 
(Canada Steamship Lines). Song Book. (Montreal) : Canada Steamship Lines, n.d. [ca.1930s]. Pp [1]-26,(2). Double Column, 8vo, illustrated white stapled card covers. Canada Steamship Lines, Express Package Freight Steamers from The Saguenay to the Head of the Lakes. A collection of 93 songs and hymns, including “Rivers of Romance” by Clarence J. Crilley, written “in response to the Canada Steamship Lines' offer of a cash prize for the best theme song to be dedicated to their travel film “Rivers of Romance.” (p. 6). Covers a bit browned, else very good. 25.00

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83 Canadian Pacific) Canadian Pacific Passenger List : Steamship Metagama from Montreal, Thursday, July 18, 1929 to Cherbourg, Southampton and Antwerp.
Canadian Pacific , 1929, 
(Canadian Pacific). Canadian Pacific Passenger List : Steamship Metagama from Montreal, Thursday, July 18, 1929 to Cherbourg, Southampton and Antwerp.N.pl.: Canadian Pacific, 1929. Pp (32) unpaginated. Illustrated. Small 8vo , illustrated white stapled card covers. Rubbed, else very good. 35.00

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84 Canadian Pacific) Sightseeing Arrangements : Canadian Pacific S.S. “Empress of Australia” Summer Cruises 1934.
Canadian Pacific and Thos. Cook & Son Ltd, 1934, 
(Canadian Pacific). Sightseeing Arrangements : Canadian Pacific S.S. “Empress of Australia” Summer Cruises 1934. N.pl.: (Canadian Pacific and Thos. Cook & Son Ltd., 1934). Pp 1-8. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated yellow stapled wrappers. A schedule and itinerary of summer cruises to Norway from the U.K. On the Canadian Pacific S.S. Empress of Australia. Pencil notes, else very good. 15.00

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85 CARD, Stephen J. Cunarder : Maritime Paintings by Stephen J. Card, M.N.I.
Carmania Press, London , 2003, ISBN:0954366646 
(CARD, Stephen J.). Cunarder : Maritime Paintings by Stephen J. Card M.N.I.Foreword by Stephen M. Payne. Inrtroduction by Commodore Ronald Warwick. “ Building the Queen Mary 2” by Maurizio Eliseo. (London : Carmania Press, 2003). Pp [1]-175,(1). Illustrated in Colour. Double Column. Oblong 8vo, bluepaper covered boards, white lettering to front board. “In 2001, marine art ist Stephen Card M.N.I. was commissioned by Cunard to paint a series of canvasses as part of the permanent art collection to be hung on board the Queen Mary 2, the newest and largest Cunarder. [...] The illustrations ar accompanied by historical biographies of the ships depicted and include explanatory notes by the artist.” (from the dj). ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in dustjacket. 125.00

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86 Cards - Transport - Speed Marvels. Speed Marvels of 1936. Supplement to Triumph 26/9/36
Amalgamated Press, 1936, 
(Postcards – Speed Marvels). Speed Marvels of 1936. Supplement to “Triumph”26/9/36. [Great Britain : Amalgamated Press, 1936]. Small illustrated fold er [6.5 by 4.5 inches), with 8 colour litho printed postcards. The eight postcards are : 40-Knots Torpedo Motor-Boat; Bristol Type 142 “Britain First”[aircraft]; Capt. G.E.T,. Eyston in “Speed of the Wind” [race car]; R.M.S. “Queen Mary”; L.N.E.R. Streamlined Engine “Silver Line” [train]; De Havila nd “Comet” [aircraft]; German Airship :Hindenberg” (L.Z.129); J.S. Wright'sTemple-Jap Motor-Cycle. Rubbed, else very good. 50.00

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87 CARTER, Craig J. M. Sound Picture series) Ships of the Mersey
Record Books Limited, London, 1966, 
CARTER, Craig J. M. Ships of the Mersey . L.: Record Books Limited, (1996).Pp. (1)-79,[1]. Illustrated. Includes two phonograph records in pouches at front and rear. Square 8vo, illustrated orange and white card covered boar ds. A volume in the Sound Picture Series. A breakdown of the various ships that frequented the port of Liverpool. Contents: Sylvania, Reina del Mar, Lycaon, Ronsard, Persic, Newfoundland, Arcadian, Clan Macdonald, City of Karachi, Wayfarer, Britannic, Empress of France, Mauretania I and II, Empress of Canada, Ulster Monarch, Hibernian Coast, Bison, Manxman, Snaefell, Lady of Mann, Ben-my-Chree, Vigilant, Petrel, Arnet Robinson, Royal Daffodil II,Royal Iris, Overchurch, Norstar, North Isle, Hazelgarth, Rossmore, Richard Abel, Madge, and North Wall Light (fog signal). Spine ends worn, short spl it to tail of front hinge, cracked between pp. 16-17, else vg. 75.00

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88 CARTER, Jennifer and Joel HIRSCHHORN HIRSCHHORN, Joel BUCKLEY, William F., Jr., foreword Titanic Adventure : One Woman's True Life Voyage Down to the Legendary Ocean Liner. in dj.
New Horizon Press, Far Hills, NJ, 1999, ISBN:0882821709 
CARTER, Jennifer and Joel HIRSCHHORN. Titanic Adventure : One Woman's True Life Voyage Down to the Legendary Ocean Liner . Foreword by William F. Buckley, Jr. (Far Hills, NJ: New Horizon Press, 1999). Pp. [i]-xvi,1-324, + 8 p. of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, black paper covered boards with metallic blue lettering to spine. "This extraordinary journey takes Jennifer Carter from an ordinary life as a bank clerk and mother of three to the bottom of theocean as the commander of an otherwise all male French/American expedition to the 'unsinkable' ocean liner. There, Carter becomes the first woman to dive the Titanic and an indelible part of the Great Ship's ongoing history and mystique." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped, taped-down dust jacket. 22.50

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89 CARY, Alan L. Liners of the Ocean Highway
D. Appleton-Century, New York, 1938, 
CARY, Alan L. Liners of the Ocean Highway. New York: D. Appleton-Century, 1938. First UK Edition. Pp. [i]-v,(1),7-128. Illustrated. 8vo, brownish red cloth cover with white lettering to front. Discusses 73 liners, all with a gross tonnage of 14,000 to 15,500 tons and including cargo ships, oil refinery factory ships, and passenger ships. A one-page description of each shiphas information about owners, service, nation and port, builders, tonnage, dimensions, engines, and paintwork, as well as a chronology of its use. Ea ch description is accompanied by a black and white photo of the ship. Discolouration to a small number of pages where newspaper articles (still present) have been tipped in, browning to ffep, rfep and pastedowns, spine sunned, white lettering to spine has worn off, mark to rear cover, wear to corners, else vg. With many useful pencilled annotations throughout. 70.00

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90 CARY, Alan L. Mail Liners of the World
D. Appleton-Century , New York / London , 1937, 
CARY, Alan L. Mail Liners of the World. New York / London : D. Appleton-Century Company, 1937. First Edition. Pp [1]-144. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth, white lettering to front board and spine. Contents : Introduction : From Oceanic to Potsdam. Mail Liners of the World. Statistics of the Liners. Brief Histories of Some Famous Shipping Lines. Spine and margins faded, somepages browned from newspaper clippings, some useful pencilled annotations, else good in rubbed, browned, foxed and chipped, unclipped dustjacket (lac king bottom inch of spine). As is. 35.00

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91 CHARLIAT, P. LACOUR-GAYET, G., preface Trois Siecles d'Economie Maritime Francaise. trade ed.
Librairie des Sciences Politiques et Sociales, Maecel Rivière, 1931, 
CHARLIAT, P. Trois Siècles d'Économie Maritime Française. Préface de G. Lacour-Gayet. Paris : Librairie des Sciences Politiques et Sociales, Maecel Rivière, 1931. Pp 228 + 23 plates. 8vo, half brown leather. In 37 sections, including : Les origines de la France maritime; La rivalité de l'Angleterre;L'évolution du matériel - Vapeur et voile; Transformation de l'outillage - La voile et l'hélice; Ports de l'Océan - La pêche; Ports de la Manche - Cr éation des lignes transatlantiques; La marine marchande française et la querre (1914-1918). Trade Edition, limited to 1000 copies. Vg-fine. 95.00

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92 CHATTERTON, E. Keble Big Blockade. 6th thousand.
Hurst & Blackett, London, 0, 
CHATTERTON, E. Keble. The Big Blockade. With coloured frontispiece, 32 illustrations, and maps. 6th thousand. London : Hurst & Blackett, n.d. Pp (4),v-x,11-287,(1) + portrait frontispiece, [16] pp plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Chapters : 1. Principles and Precendents; 2. The Blockade Begins; 3. The FirstTrials; 4. The New Squadron; 5. On Patrol; 6. Disasters Begin; 7. The Coun ter-Blockade; 8. Cruisers and Contraband; 9. Blockaders and Submarines; 10.Running the Blockade; 11. Economic Pressure; 12. The Stranglehold; 13. Cau se and Effect; 14. Armed Guards; 15. A Hard Life; 16. Tricks of the Trade; 17. Sea and Salvage; 18. The Art of Boarding; 19. Fine Seamanship; 20. Raiders and Blockaders; 21. The Final Struggle; 22. The Triumph. With index. Previous owner's name to flyleaf and penned name to fore-edge, else very good. 30.00

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93 CHATTERTON, E. Keble Steamships and Their Story. 1st UK.
Cassell, London, 1910, 
CHATTERTON, E. Keble. Steamships and Their Story. London: Cassell and Company, Limited, 1910. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-xx,[1]-340, colour frontis., + 79 p. of plates. Copiously illustrated. Large 8vo, navy blue cloth with elliptical colour illustration of a four-masted liner to front, elaborate gilt and light blue decoration and borders to front and spine, gilt letteringto front and spine, t.e.g. Serving as a companion volume to his previously -published Sailing Ships and Their Story, this is a lovely volume documenting the rise of the steamship as the ultimate form of both shipping and passenger service, up to the beginning of the construction of the Titanic (which, despite this volume being published about two years prior to the launching - and subsequent wreck - of the Titanic, there are a few mentions of theship's construction throughout). "Around the sailing ship there hovers ete rnally a halo of romance; that is undeniable even by the most modern enthusiast. But, on the other hand, the sailing ship in the whole of her career has not done more for the good of humanity than the steamship within a century or less. [...] [The inquiring mind] has desired to know in plain, non-technical language, how the steamship idea began; how it developed; how its progress was modified, and what were the influences at work that molded its character as we know it to-day. Further, he has felt the desire to show an intelligent interest in her various characteristics and to obtain a fair grasp of the principles whcih underlay the building and working of the steamship. [...] The plan on which I have worked has been to give the historical continuity of the steamship from the most reliable and authoritative material obtainable. [...] At the same time, my object has been not merely to ensure absolute historical accuracy, but to show how in a special manner and peculiar to itself the steamship is every bit as romantic, and equally deserving of our affectionate regard, as her predecessor the sailing ship. [...]After having been brought safe and sound through gales of wind, across man y thousands of miles of ocean, past cruel coast, and through treacherous channels, until at last the fairway and the harbour of safety have been reached, no one who has any heart at all can step ashore without feeling that heis parting from one the noblest and best friends that a man ever had." - f rom the author's preface. Contents: 1. Introduction; 2. The Evolution of Mechanically-Propelled Craft; 3. The Early Passenger Steamships; 4. The Inauguration of the Liner; 5. The Liner in her Transition State; 6. The Coming of the Twin-screw Steamship; 7. The Modern Mammoth Steamship; 8. Smaller Ocean Carriers and Cross-Channel Steamers; 9. Steamships for Special Purposes;10. The Steam Yacht; 11. The Building of the Steamship; 12. The Safety and Luxury of the Passenger; 13. Some Steamship Problems. Ex-libris Elwin Mart in Eldredge (with his bookplate to front pastedown), who at one time (according to a Time Magazine article in 1931) possessed one of the finest collections of ship prints in the United States. Front inner hinge tender, some light wear to spine ends, extremities, and outer hinges (with fraying to bottom fore-corner of front board, else a very nice, bright copy. 300.00

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94 CHIRNSIDE, Mark RMS Aquitania : The Ship Beautiful
History Press, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 2008, ISBN:0752444441 
CHIRNSIDE, Mark. RMS Aquitania : The Ship Beautiful. (Stroud, Gloucestershire) : The History Press, (2008). First Edition. Pp [1]-94,(2). Illustrated.Double Column. Oblong 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Very good. 25.00

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95 CLAPP, Edwin J. Port of Hamburg. 3rd pr
Yale, 1918, 
CLAPP, Edwin J. The Port of Hamburg. New Haven: Yale University Press, (July 1918). Third Printing. Pp (4),iii-xiii,(3),1-220, frontis.+ 15 leaves of plates + 2 leaves of maps (1 fldg). 8vo, ( 218 mm) blue cloth. This third printing was dubbed the William A. Read Memorial Edition. Here is a passage from the special March 1918 note: " [...] the discussion of plans for the future of the port of New York. That this is not a merely local question, but rather a problem of national and even international importance, has been frequently urged. This winter with the evident congestion of freight, including supplies intended for shipment to our Allies and to our soldiers abroad, the truth of this statement is more frequently admitted. [...] In an effort to help members of the State Legislatures realize the magnitude of the problem and appreciate with what care and at what expense the Port of Hamburg, for example, has been developed, the Yale University Press has recently distributed a number of copies of two volumes heretofore published by it under the titles of The Port of Hamburg and The Port of Boston, andwritten by Edwin J. Clapp, Professor of Economics, New York University.." Introduction and the following chapters : 1. Development of Hamburg's Hinterland; 2. The Channel to the Sea; 3. Port Facilities; 4. Hamburg's Overseas Lines; 5. Hamburg's Shipbuilders and Merchants; State Aid to the Merchant Marine; 6. Waterways and Railways; 7. Shipping and Commerce in Hamburg 1907; 8. Hamburg's Commerce with its Hinterland 1907. With bibliography and index. Ex library(Idaho State) with several tidy, but with a clean spine. Vg, tidy. 80.00

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96 CLARK, Roy Longshoremen. First Edition in dustjacket
David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1974, ISBN:0715364847 
CLARK, Roy. The Longshoremen. Newton Abbot : David & Charles, (1974). Pp 201. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth. Chapters : 1. Years Ago; 2. The First Fishermen; 3. Shoal Fish - 1, Herrings; 4. Shoal Fish - 2. Mackerel and Pilchards; 5. Hookers; 6. Trawls Oust the Long Liners; 7. Treats and Delicacies;8. A Pretty Kettle of Fish; 9. Fire-Flair Oil, Brine and Smoke. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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97 COATES, Ken MORRISON, Bill. Sinking of the Princess Sophia. 1st pbk pr
Oxford University Press, 1990, ISBN:0195407849 
COATES, Ken and Bill MORRISON. The Sinking of the Princess Sophia : Taking the North Down with Her. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1990. Pp. (6),vii-xvii,(1),1-216, 6 pp plates. 8vo, ill. pale blue card covers. A social history that uses the conceit of the sinking of the Canadian Pacific steamer Princess Sophia, on October 23, 1918, as a means of investigating the difficulties facing the Canadian and American Pacific Northwest in the wake of the gold rush. Vg. 12.00

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98 COBB, David RUTTLEDGE, Hugh. Three Mile Limit : Shipping Seen from Britain's Coasts. First Edition in dustjacket
Phoenix House, London, 1950, 
COBB, David. Three Mile Limit : Shipping Seen from Britain's Coasts.Writtenand Illustrated by David Cobb. With a Foreword by Hugh Ruttledge. London : Phoenix House, (1950). First Edition. Pp(4),5-126,(2). 8vo, tan cloth, gre en lettering to spine. A brief primer to historic and contemporary shippingin Britain's coastal waters- "tankers, drifters, ocean-going liners, destr oyers, gunboats, curraghs, cobles, fifies, zulus, oilers"- arranged geographically and illustrated with silhouette drawings. Chapters : 1. The Thames District; 2. Down Channel; 3. The Isle of Wight; 4. West Country Waters; 5.St. George's Channel to the Minches; 6. The North Sea. With glossary. Fain t spotting to endpapers, else very good in slghtly chipped dustjacket. 45.00

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99 COLEMAN, Terry Liners, The. 1st Penguin pbk
Penguin, 1977, 
COLEMAN, Terry. The Liners : A History of the North Atlantic Crossing. (Harmondsworth) : Penguin Books, (1977). First Penguin Printing. Pp 232. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 20.00

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100 COLLINS, L. Marmaduke, Captain Sinking of the Titanic : An Ice-Pilot's Perspective. pbk.
Breakwater, St. John's, 2002, ISBN:1550811738 
COLLINS, L. Marmaduke, Captain. The Sinking of the Titanic : An Ice-Pilot'sPerspective. (St. John's, NF: Breakwater, 2002). Pp. (10),11-196,(4). Illu strated. 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. An intriguing new interpretation on what sank the Titanic. "On April 15, 1912, the world awoke to the newsthat the RMS Titanic had met with disaster some 300 miles off the coast of Newfoundland. And ever since that time the misinterpretation of the eviden ce that was given at the courts of inquiry has perpetuated the myth that the Titanic collided with an iceberg." - from the rear cover. Includes excerpts of testimony from various inquiries into the disaster. Very good. 12.00

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