MILLER, Byron S. BRAYNARD, Frank O. (Foreword).
Title: Sail, Steam and Splendour: A Picture History of Life Aboard the Transatlantic Liners. in dj.
Publisher:  Times Books, New York, 1977, ISBN:0812906381
Seller ID: 63646
MILLER, Byron S. Sail, Steam and Splendour : A Picture History of Life Aboard the Transatlantic Liners. (NY): Times Books, (1977). Pp (5),6-288. Illustrated with numerous drawings and photos to text. Oblong 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "With a lively text and hundreds of fascinating contemporary pictures, many never before reproduced, Sail, Steam and Splendour vividly recreates the color of life on board during the 150 years that the liners plied the Great Circle Route between Europe and America." -from the dust jacket Chapters: Steam Conquers the Atlantic 1819-1838; Steam Fever 1838-1870; The Emigrant Experience 1850-1914; Floating Palaces 1890-1909; Into the Modern Age 1897-1914; Liners at War 1914-1918; Champagne and Caviar1919-1929; The Blue Ribbon Years 1929-1939; In the Line of Duty 1939-1945; The Last Voyages 1945-1977. Some spotting to edges, bookplate, else vg in nicked dj with a few short tears. Due to the weight of this book, extra charges may be necessary to cover the cost of postage. 40.00