Title: Paddle Steamers 1837 to 1914. 1st pr in dj.
Publisher:  Batsford, London, 1980,
Seller ID: 76684
CLAMMER, Richard. Paddle Steamers 1837 to 1914. L: B.T. Batsford, (1980). First Printing. Pp 136. Double column. Large 8vo, grey cloth. "Here is a complete visual guide to all the major types of paddle steamers which sailed from British and Irish ports and inland waterways in the years before the First World War. Not only is it a visual account, it is also a factual one backed by detailed introductions to each of the eight chapters and by scholarly annotations to the 122 illustrations from Victorian and Edwardian photographs." -from the dj. Sections : 1. Tugs (pp.8-21); 2. River and Lake Steamers; 3. Ferries; 4. Ocean-Going Paddle Steamers; 5. Warships (pp.67-79); 6.Royal Yachts (pp.80-87); 7. Cross-Channel Paddle Steamers; 8. Pleasure Ste amers. With bibliography and index. Bookplate, else vg in vg price-clipped dj. 35.00