Western Ocean Packets. ex-libris Pullen UK no dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $70.00

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LUBBOCK, Basil. The Western Ocean Packets. With illustrations. Glasgow : Brown , Son, and Ferguson, (1956). First Printing of the New Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-146, frontis.+ 20 plates. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. "The famous American packet ships, though their day was not a long one, played a very big part in the making of a nation -- a nation which, by its sheer virility and heroic energy, by is superb strength of brain and muscle, has, at the present day, became one of the most, if not the most, important factor in this world's development along the lines of steady progress, whether moral or physical. [...] In conveying their multitude of nationalities across the stormy Atlantic, these ships did far more than populate a continent or develop a great nation; they gave a chance to the underling, to the ignoramus, to the down-trodden, to the half-starved and to the tyrant-ridden to become self-respecting, self-supporting citizens of the world. Individualism, not socialism or communism, has made the great United States of America." - from the prefatory note. Gift inscription to ffep, light spotting to edges, else vg. From the library of AdmiralHugh Francis Pullen. 70.00

Title: Western Ocean Packets. ex-libris Pullen UK no dj

Author Name: LUBBOCK, Basil

Categories: 66,

Publisher: Brown , Son, and Ferguson, Glasgow , 1956,:

Seller ID: 77767

Keywords: UNITED STATES UNITED KINGDOM NAUTICAL MERCANTILE PACKETS PACIFIC,