Blue Funnel Legend : A History of the Ocean Steam Ship Company, 1865-1973.

By: FALKUS, Malcolm.

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FALKUS, Malcolm. The Blue Funnel Legend : A History of the Ocean Steam ShipCompany, 1865-1973. (London) : Macmillan, (1990). First Edition. Pp [i]-xi x,(1),1-411,(1), with map insert laid in. Illustrated. Map. 8vo, mauve cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “Editor's Note : The map and information on pages xviii and xix were incorrectly reproduced. This insert provides the correct information.” - from the insert. Contents : 1. Introduction: Ocean to Ocean. 2. A Unique Style of Management. 3. Sailings and Services. 4. Representatives Abroad. 5. Eastward Ho! The Beginnings of Ocean Steam Ship. 6. Combined Efforts: Holts and the Conference System. 7. The New Century: Profitsand Perils. 8. After the War: An Uncertain World. 9. The 1930s: Collapse a nd Revival. 10. The Company at War. 11. Picking up th Pieces. 12. Into the 1960s: Calm before the Storm. 13. Organising a Group. 14. Blue Funnel Contained: New Ships and New Enterprises. Epilogue. Light spotting to front board, name, else very good in dustjacket. With insert. 125.00

Title: Blue Funnel Legend : A History of the Ocean Steam Ship Company, 1865-1973.

Author Name: FALKUS, Malcolm.

Categories: 70,

Publisher: Macmillan, London, 1990, ISBN:0333522834:

Seller ID: 81266

Keywords: NAUTICAL BLUE FUNNEL OCEAN STEAM SHIP COMPANY SHIPPING BUSINESS HISTORY ENGLISH BRITISH UNITED KINGDOM,