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CHANDLER, George. Liverpool Shipping : A Short History. London: Phoenix House, (1960). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-xi,(1),13-256, frontispiece, + 30 p. of black and white plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, tan cloth with black lettering to spine. "Dr George Chandler, the Librarian of the City ofLiverpool who was responsible for the celebratory history [published on Li verpool's 750th anniversary], here addresses himself to the repair of what he calls 'a remarkable omission' -- a popular but reliable guide to the history of Liverpool shipping as a whole and its part in the developing trade with all parts of the world. [...] In addition to the general history of Liverpool's trade with Europe, North and South America, Africa, the East and Australia, the book provides a detailed account of each shipping line, together with the range of its services and the names and tonnages of its shipsat various periods." - from the dustjacket. Contents: 1. Liverpool, a Worl d Port; 2. Liverpool's Coastal Shipping: Coast Lines Ltd; the Belfast Steamship Company; Miscellaneous Coastal Shipping Companies; the Mersey Ferries;the Liverpool and North Wales Steamship Company Ltd; the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company Ltd; 3. To Europe and the Mediterranean: Bahr, Behrend & Co mpany Ltd; the Ellerman and Papayanni lines; the Glynn Line; the MacAndrew Line; the Moss Hutchison Line; the British and Continental Steam Ship Company Ltd; the Cunard Steam-Ship Company Ltd; the Johnston, Warren Lines; the Larrinaga Steamship Company Ltd; Other Lines; 4. To North America: The Cunard Steam-Ship Company Ltd; Sailing Packets; the Cunarders and the Collins Line; the 'Great Eastern'; the Civil War Blockade Runners; the Inman Line; the White Star Line; the Guion line; the National Line; the Leyland Line; Foreign Competitors; the Cunard Line's Service to Canada; Canadian Pacific Steamships Ltd; 5. To the West Indies, Central and South America: The PacificSteam Navigation Company; the Lamport and Holt Line; the Harrison Line; th e Booth Steamship Company Ltd; the Booker Lin; Other British Lines; ForeignLines; 6. To West Africa: Early Liverpool-West African Trade; Elder Dempst er Lines Ltd; the Guinea Gulf Line Ltd; the Palm Line; 7. To South and EastAfrica, the Persian Gulf, India, and Pakistan: The Brocklebank Line; the H arrison Line; the Hall Line Ltd; the City Line; the Anchor Line; the Clan Line; the Union-Castle Line; the P. and O. Group; Other Shipping Lines; 8. To the Far East: The Blue Funnel Line; the Glen and Shire Lines; the Bibby Line Ltd; the Henderson Line; the Nippon Yusen Kaisha Line; 9. To Australia and New Zealand: Early Liverpool-Australian Trade; the Beazley Line; the White Star-Blue Funnel Joint Service; Shaw, Savill and Albion Company Ltd; the Port Line Ltd; the Black Ball Line, the Federal Steam Navigation Company Ltd, and the New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd; the Blue Star Line Ltd; 10. The Future of the Port of Liverpool. A very good copy in a crisp, tidy, unclipped dustjacket. 50.00
Title: Liverpool Shipping : A Short History. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher: Phoenix House, London, 1960,:
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