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Echoes of the Old Clyde Paddle-Wheels. 1st trade, in dj , McQUEEN, Andrew.
Author Name:    McQUEEN, Andrew.

Title:   Echoes of the Old Clyde Paddle-Wheels. 1st trade, in dj

Publisher:    Gowans and Gray, 1924, 

Seller ID:   32512

McQUEEN, Andrew. Echoes of the Old Clyde Paddle-Wheels. Glasgow : Gowans and Gray, 1924. First Trade Edition. Pp 196, fldg frontis. + 30 leaves of plates. 8vo, orig blue cloth gilt. 21 Chapters including : 1. To the Coast in Pre-Comet Times; 3. Early Developments; 4. Old Clyde Tragedies; 5. Some Steamboat Excursions of Long Ago; 8. The First Clyde Sunday-Breaker; 13. Speedversus Comfort 14. The Eventful Voyage of the Petrel; 15. Record-Makers of the Rothesay Route; 16. The Palmy Days of Racing 17. The Purchases of the "Emperor of China" ["The would-be purchasers [of Civil War blockade-runningships] showed no anxiety to reveal their identity, or the trade for which the vessels were destined; the latter was usually referred to in general terms as the "South American Trade," while the purchases were occasionally attributed to "a Spanish firm," or, more frequently, to the Emperor of China."] ; 18. The early Days of the Wemyss Bay Route; 20. The Rocky Road to Dublin. There was also a limited, signed edition of 100 copies printed on hand-made paper. Light spotting to end-papers & edges, ow vg in dj (a few tape repairs to dj). 170.00


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