Canterbury Remembered. Limited edition, Signed

By: MAXWELL, Henry.

Price: $150.00

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MAXWELL, Henry. The Canterbury Remembered. (London and Colchester : Printedby Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co. Ltd.), 1970. Pp (8),1-127,(1), frontispi ece + 11 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The Canterbury was a Queen. She was intended from the very start by her owners, the Southern Railway, and by her builders, the famous Denny Bros, of Dumbarton, so tobe: the only one that the cross-channel service has known. [...] Probably the best known, certainly the best loved, cross-channel steamer there has ever been, it is but due to her that evocation should not be left to memory alone. [...] She was a Queen. The men who served in her, the Masters who commanded her, the engineers who powered her, the officers, the sailors and the stewards who served her, all these formed, as it were, her Court.” (fromthe Prologue). Contents : 1. Prologue. 2. T.S.S. Canterbury. 3. Golden Arr ow. 4. Flagship of the Southern. 5. All in the day's work. 6. Occasions gayand grave. 7. The fires of war - Shadows of defeat. 8. The fires of war - Standing to. 9. The fires of war - Force J. 10. The fires of war - Suns of Victory. 11. The arrow rewinged. 12. Nationalization. 13. A happy ship. 14.A look at the log book. 15. Some ups and downs. 16. Wind and wave. 17. As fine as ever. 18. "Finished with engines." 19. Epilogue. Limited edition of150 copies only, of which this is number 79. Signed Henry Maxwell. Very go od in spine browned and spine worn dustjacket. With typed compliments note tipped in, and signed by the author to title page. 150.00

Title: Canterbury Remembered. Limited edition, Signed

Author Name: MAXWELL, Henry.

Categories: 79,

Publisher: Printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne & Co. Ltd., London and Colchester , 1970,:

Seller ID: 99356

Keywords: NAUTICAL STEAMERS BRITISH SHIPPING SHIPS HISTORY ENGLISH CHANNEL,