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1 BEAUMONT, J.C.H. Ships -- and People. 1st UK.
Geoffrey Bles, London, 0, 
BEAUMONT, J.C.H. Ships -- and People. London: Geoffrey Bles, [n.d. - ca. 1920s]. First UK Printing. Pp. [i]-ix,(1),11-298,(2), port. frontis., + 11 p.of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. The memoirs of a surgeon aboard some of the most prominent vessels of the White Star Line, including the Baltic and the Majestic. This volume chronicles not only his time spent aboard the greatestships to sail the seas in the early part of the twentieth century, but als o his interactions with the people who served and travelled aboard them, insickness and in health. Contents: 1. The Beginnings; 2. London to New Zeal and; 3. Settling Down; 4. On the North Atlantic; 5. With Barnum and Bailey's Circus on the Atlantic; 6. With the White Star Line; 7. Boston and the Mediterranean; 8. Ships' Crews; 9. Third-class Passengers; 10. Second-class Passengers; 11. First-class Passengers; 12. Prohibition; 13. Sea-sickness; 14. During the War; 15. Behaviour and Manners on Shipboard; 16. Folks I HaveMet; 17. Opera and Stage Stars; 18. Sports and Sportsmen; 19. The Hebrew o n Shipboard; 20. The R.M.S. Majestic. Hinges tender, slight spine roll, spine sunned, half-inch diameter chip to middle of spine, faint soiling to boards (particularly the rear board), frontispiece nearly detached, else vg. 150.00

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