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BURGESS, Robert H. and H. Graham WOOD. Steamboats Out of Baltimore . Cambridge, MD: Tidewater Publishers, a division of Cornell Maritime Press, 1968. First American Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xx,-236, including frontis. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. A wonderfully illustrated history of the Chesapeake steamboats, covering the large packets of the Old Bay Line and the Chesapeake Line, as well as the numerous smallerfleets that serviced the Baltimore area during the nineteenth and early-tw entieth centuries. Contents: 1. Early Steamboat Lines to the Western Shoresof Maryland and Virginia; 2. Early Steamer Routes to the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Virginia; 3. Weems Steamboat Company; 4. Baltimore and Philadelphia Steamboat Company (Ericsson Line); 5. Maryland Steamboat Company; 6. Eastern Shore Steamboat Company; 7. Choptank Steamboat Company; 8. Wheeler Transportation Line; 9. Chester River Steamboat Company; 10. Queen Anne's Ferry and Equipment Company; 11. Pennsylvania Railroad Steamboat Lines; 12. Western Shore Steamboat Company; 13. Baltimore, Crisfield and Onancock Line(New Castle Terminal Company); 14. Chesapeake Steamship Company; 15. Balti more Steam Packet Company (Old Bay Line); 16. Stony Creek Steamboat Company; 17. Rock Creek Steamboat Company; 18. Tolchester Steamboat Company; 19. Wilson Line, Inc.; 20. Miscellaneous Companies; 21. Miscellaneous Excursion Routes. With an epilogue. With photographs and relevant newspaper clippingslaid in throughout. Slight spine roll, else vg in rubbed, nicked, edgeworn , unclipped dj. Signed with an inscription by Wood on the ffep. 125.00
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