Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. 2nd US in dj.

By: CUTLER, Carl C. NIMITZ, Chester W., foreword

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CUTLER, Carl C. Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. With a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz. MD: United States Naval Institute, (1967). Second Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxi,(1),[1]-672,(2), frontis., + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, sail cloth. Contents: 1. 1607-1725: Colonial Maritime Policy; 2. 1726-1774: The Policy Pays Off; 3. 1775-1814: The Test of War; 4. 1815-1821: The First Western Ocean Queens; 5. [ibid.]: The First Coastal Queens; 6. [ibid.]:Start of Steam Competition; 7. 1822-1826: The Greater Queens Move in Check ; 8. [ibid.]: High Tide of the Coastal Lines; 9. 1827-1837: Steam Competition Gains Headway; 10. 1838-1847: New Queens Meet the Challenge; 11. [ibid.]: The Queens Triumph; 12. 1848-1857: Steam Brings Up the Reserves; 13. [ibid.]: Armageddon; 14. 1858-1860: Triumph of Steam. With extensive appendices(including a selection of ship and sail plans) at rear. Vg in nicked, wrin kled, unclipped dj. 40.00

Title: Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. 2nd US in dj.

Author Name: CUTLER, Carl C. NIMITZ, Chester W., foreword

Categories: 72,

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1967,:

Seller ID: 83900

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED STATES AMERICAN SHIPPING SHIPS HISTORY MERCANTILE PACKETS TRANSPORT MAIL LINERS,