Severn Enterprise : The Story of the Old and New Passage Ferries. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

By: JORDAN, Christopher

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JORDAN, Christopher. Severn Enterprise : The Story of the Old and New Passage Ferries. Ilfracombe, Devon : Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., 1977. First Edition. Pp. (12),13-112 + 32 pages of illustrations, mostly b&w photos. 8vo, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "1966 saw the extinction of the ancient ferry across the River Severn when the Severn Bridge was formally opened by Her Majesty the Queen. As a new era of travel dawned another faded away.This book is a lasting tribute to the founder and men of Old Passage in th is century and their predecessors on the Severn of years long past. " - from the dj flap. 1. Past Events; 2. Coaching Days; 3. Railway Interlude; 4. New Era; 5. Success;6. Expansion; 7. War Years; 8. Calll-Up ; 9. The NewnhamEpisode; 10. Peace; 11. A Royal Affair; 12. A New Addition; 13. The Beginn ing of the End; 14. The End of the Road; 15. Shannon Venture; 16. A Demolition Job; 17. Epilogue. Appendices : A. Vessels at Old Passage During the Nineteenth Century; B. Vessels at New Passage; C. Vessels at Old Passage Twentieth Century; D Funnel Colours; E. Bibliography; F. Timetables; G. TrafficFigures. Rear flyleaf and last two pages of text torn across, else very go od in nicked, lightly rubbed dustjacket. Signed, with an inscription, by Jordan. 35.00

Title: Severn Enterprise : The Story of the Old and New Passage Ferries. First Edition in dustjacket, Signed

Author Name: JORDAN, Christopher

Categories: 83,

Publisher: Arthur H. Stockwell Ltd., Ilfracombe, Devon, 1977, ISBN:0722309678:

Seller ID: 109794

Keywords: NAUTICAL UNITED KINGDOM RIVERS ENGLISH BRITISH LOCAL TRANSPORT HISTORY SEVERN FERRIES,