BISSET, James, Sir STEPHENSEN, P.R., collaborator
Title: Tramps and Ladies : My Early Years in Steamers. as is 1st US in dj.
Publisher:  Criterion Books, New York, 1959,
Seller ID: 87943
BISSET, James, Sir. Tramps and Ladies : My Early Years in Steamers. Writtenin collaboration with P.R. Stephensen. New York: Criterion Books, (1959). First American Printing. Pp. [i]-xvii,(1),1-334, + 12 p. of black and whiteplates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering t o spine. "In this, the second volume of his memoirs, Sir James Bissett, renowned wartime Commodore of the Cunard Line, continues the chronicle of his adventures at sea, as the new era of steam began. [...] Tramps and Ladies takes Sir James from his decision to change to steamships, as the ocean-going sailing ships began to disappear, to his position as Second Officer on the Cunard Liner, Carpathia." - from the dj. Includes Bisset's dramatic account of his witnessing and partaking in the rescue of survivors of the Titanic disaster. Edgeworn, else good in tattered dj. 12.00