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Age of Cunard : A Transatlantic History, 1839-2003. signed in dj.

By: BUTLER, Daniel Allen CUNARD, Samuel)

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Lighthouse Press, Annapolis, MD, 2003, ISBN:1577853482:

Seller ID: 69410


BUTLER, Daniel Allen. The Age of Cunard : A Transatlantic History, 1839-2003. (Annapolis, MD): Lighthouse Press, (2003). Pp.. [1]-467,(1). Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "In 1840 Samuel Cunard, a Halifax, Nova Scotia businessman, took possession of a quartet of small paddlewheel steamers and formed the company which would become known as the Cunard Line, the first -- and ultimately last -- great transatlantic passenger service. In the more tha 160 years that followed, the Line came to embrace and embody the glamour and the glory of the North Atlantic run, ... View more info

Atlantic Kingdom : America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BUTLER, John A. CUNARD, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brassey's, Inc., Washington, D.C., 2001, ISBN:1574883836: 2001

Seller ID: 80055

ISBN: 1574883836


BUTLER, John A. Atlantic Kingdom : America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam. Washington, D.C. : Brassey's, Inc., (2001). First Printing. Pp (2),[i]-xx,[1]-280,(2). Illustrated. Index. Endpaper maps. 8vo, maroon paper-covered boards. John A. 'Jack" Butler (b. 1927, Cambridge, Mass. - d. December 9, 2017, Maryland). Includes information on the challenge presented against Cunard superiority in the Atlantic, from Edward Knight Collins, Donald McKay, Enoch Train, Cornelius Vanderbilt, and Samuel Samuels. : I. Origins. 1. Steam. ... View more info

Spanning the Atlantic. First Edition

By: Cunard Line). BABCOCK, F. Lawrence

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Knopf, New York, 1931,:

Seller ID: 22285


(Cunard Line). BABCOCK, F. Lawrence. Spanning the Atlantic. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 1931. First Edition. Pp 227 + frontispiece + 26 plates. 8vo, green cloth. Chapters : 1. Samuel Cunard, Merchant; 2. The Development of the Steamship; 3. The Foundation of the Line; 4. The Ocean Ferry; 5. Early Cunarders and Boston; 6. Competition by Sail and Steam; 7. The Struggle with the Collins Line; 8. The Great Migration; 9. The End of the Paddle Wheelers; 10. Ocean Travel in the Seventies; 11. The Mauve Decade; 12. Twentieth Century Liners; 13. Cunarders in the World War; 14. Reconstruction and the To... View more info

Cunard Story: Part 4"

By: Cunard Steam-Ship Co.). HUGHES, T.E. Sea Breezes 39:238 HUGHES, T.E. ISHERWOOD, J.H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1965,:

Seller ID: 22202


(Cunard Steam-Ship Co.). HUGHES, T.E. "The Cunard Story: Part IV The Second Century." An article in Sea Breezes: A Digest of Ships and the Sea, Vol.39, No.238, October 1965, pp.742-763. Also: J.G. Bruce's "The Newhaven Channel Crossing" (pp.719-727); J.H. Isherwood's "Union-Castle Liner Edinburgh Castle of 1910"; George Dickinson's "Tug Extraordinary" [on the Yorkshireman, pp.732-6]; others and usual columns & departments. Vg. For the number. 12.00 View more info

To The Householder : 1941 Spring Fuel Prices

By: Cunard's Fuel - Halifax

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Halifax , 1941,:

Seller ID: 85716


(Cunard's Fuel). To The Householder : 1941 Spring Fuel Prices. Halifax & Dartmouth : S. Cunard & Co. , Ltd., 1941. Pp (4). Small 8vo, blue folded sheet. Lists prices for Hard Coal, Soft Coal, Coke, and Oil. Horizontal crease,browned at crease, else very good. 20.00 View more info

Queens, The. 1st pr.

By: Cunard)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harvey Barton-St.Stephen's Bristol Press, Bristol, 1968,:

Seller ID: 15594


(Cunard). The Queens. Bristol : a Harvey Barton-St.Stephen's Publication, printed and produced by St. Stephen's Bristol Press Ltd., May 1968. First UKPrinting. Pp. (32). Unpaginated. With both colour and black and white illu strations. 8vo, illustrated stapled white card covers. A slim historical volume on the ships R.M.S. Queen Mary, R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth, R.M.S. Queen Elizabeth 2, and their namesakes. Vg. Uncommon. 40.00 View more info

Wheels : An Anthology of Verse. 2nd edition.

By: CUNARD, Nancy)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Blackwell, Oxford, 1917,:

Seller ID: 67080


(CUNARD, Nancy). Wheels : An Anthology of Verse. Oxford: B. H. Blackwell, 1917. Second Edition, March 1917. Pp 95. 8vo, with red cloth spine and red dec. illustration and lettering to front on black paper covered boards; pages rough cut. An anthology of poetry. Contributors are: Nancy Cunard; ArnoldJames; Victor Tait Perowne; Helen Rootham; Edith Sitwell; Osbert Sitwell; Sacheverell Sitwell; E. W. Tennant; Iris Tree. Illustration to front fading, corners bumped and frayed, spine ends crumpled/frayed, cracking at signatures, previous name, tape remainder to paste-down, ow vg. 45.00 View more info

Samuel Cunard.

By: CUNARD, Samuel) LANGILLE, Jacqueline

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Four East Publications Ltd, Tantallon, N.S., 1992, ISBN:0920427235:

Seller ID: 86120


(CUNARD, Samuel). LANGILLE, Jacqueline. Samuel Cunard. (Tantallon, N.S.: Four East Publications Ltd., November 1992). First Printing. Pp [1]-48. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. In the Famous Canadians series. A brief biography of Samuel Cunard, Nova Scotia's most famous steamship pioneer. Bottom edge sunned, else very good. 8.00 View more info

Samuel Cunard Bicentennial 1787-1987.

By: CUNARD, Samuel) LOWNDS, Russ, ed.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 10139


(CUNARD, Samuel). Samuel Cunard Bicentennial 1787-1987. (Selected and edited by Russ Lownds). N.pl. : n.pub., (1987). Pp (8),1-43,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, white stapled card covers. Samuel Cunard, merchant and ship-owner of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The first man to bridge the North Atlantic with a line of steamers. Light browning to fore-edge, else vg. 10.00 View more info

Samuel Cunard Bicentennial 1787-1987. signed

By: CUNARD, Samuel) LOWNDS, Russ, ed.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: 1987,:

Seller ID: 9841


(CUNARD, Samuel). Samuel Cunard Bicentennial 1787-1987. (Selected and edited by Russ Lownds). N.pl. : n.pub., (1987). Pp (8),1-43,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, stapled white card covers. Samuel Cunard, merchant and ship-owner of Halifax, Nova Scotia. The first man to bridge the North Atlantic with a line of steamers. Name, else vg. Signed and inscribed by Russ Lownds verso front cover. 12.50 View more info

Samuel Cunard

By: CUNARD, Samuel). BASSETT, John M. The Canadians nn BASSETT, John M.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, Don Mills, 1976, ISBN:0889022062:

Seller ID: 12093


(CUNARD, Samuel). BASSETT, John M. Samuel Cunard. (Don Mills, Ont.) : Fitzhenry & Whiteside Limited, (1976). Pp (2),[1]-60,(2). Illustrated. 8vo, cardcovers. In The Canadians series (but unnumbered). Chapters : 1. Pirate's G old; 2. Revolution; 3. Youth; 4. The War of 1812; 5. The Overland Express; 6. Brother Joseph; 7. Steam and the First Steamships; 8. The Great Steam Race; 9. Britannia; 10. The Blue Ribbon of the Atlantic; 11. Competition; 12.Success. Vg. 10.00 View more info

Samuel Cunard : Nova Scotia's Master of the North Atlantic. First Edition

By: CUNARD, Samuel). BOILEAU, John.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Formac Publishing Company Limited, Halifax, 2006, ISBN:9780887807121:

Seller ID: 82424


(CUNARD, Samuel). BOILEAU, John. Samuel Cunard : Nova Scotia's Master of the North Atlantic. Halifax : Formac Publishing Company Limited, (2006). First Edition. Pp [1]-112. Illustrated. Index. Double Column. Square 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. John Boileau (b. 1945, Moncton, New Brunswick) long-serving Canadian miliary officer and author. “Worldwide the name Cunard is synonymous with luxurious ocean travel. This book tells the story of Samuel Cunard who established the world's first ocean steamship line. As a boy in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Cunard showed an early bent for making money. He... View more info

Samuel Cunard : Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship. in dj.

By: CUNARD, Samuel). GRANT, Kay GRANT, Kay HILLIARD, Jan

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Abelard Schuman, New York, 1967,:

Seller ID: 25444


(CUNARD, Samuel). GRANT, Kay. Samuel Cunard : Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship. Illustrated with photographs. New York : Abelard Schuman, (1967). Pp [1]-192. 8vo, blue cloth. A juvenile book for ages 10 up Grant, a native ofYarmouth, wrote fiction under the pseudonym Jan Hilliard. Vg in nicked, pr ice-clipped dj. 15.00 View more info

Samuel Cunard: A Shipping Pioneer

By: CUNARD, Samuel). NORFOLK, Rex Sea Breezes 61:503 ISHERWOOD, J.H. NORFOLK, Rex

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sea Breezes, 1987,:

Seller ID: 21553


(CUNARD, Samuel). NORFOLK, Rex. "Samuel Cunard: A Shipping Pioneer." An article in Sea Breezes: The Magazine of Ships and the Sea, Vol.61, No.503, November 1987, pp.760-764 + additional photos. Double column. Also: Robert Eastleigh's "The Grand Old Lady of the Lake" [the Sir Walter Scott]; John Milsom's "A Great Seafaring Family" [on the Haddocks]; J.H. Isherwood's "Clyde Line's Iroquois of 1927"; Nelson French's "The Purser's Tale of Women at Sea" [the Orient Line]; L.H. McFarlane's "The Battle of Trafagar Day, 1940" (776-82); others and usual c... View more info

Life of Sir Samuel Cunard : Founder of the Cunard Steamship Line, 1787-1865

By: CUNARD, Samuel). PAYNE, Abraham Martin Nova Scotia Historical Society Collections 19 PAYNE, Abraham Martin POYNTZ, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Halifax, 1913,:

Seller ID: 15209


(CUNARD, Samuel). PAYNE, Abraham Martin. "The Life of Sir Samuel Cunard: Founder of the Cunard Steamship Line, 1787-1865". A paper in the Collections of the Nova Scotia Historical Society, Vol.19. Halifax : The Nova Scotia Historical Society, 1913. Pp 75-91 + a portrait plate. Printed by Wm. MacNab & Son. 8vo, cardcovers. Also : Hon. Lawrence G. Power's "Our First President. The Honorable John William Ritchie, 1808-1890" (pp.1-15, + portrait plate); Rev. Allan Pollok's "Recollections of Sixty Years Ago" (pp.17-30, with much on Halifax); John Irvin, K.C.'s "History o... View more info

Rambles in Merrie, Merrie England Part I, signed.

By: ELLIOTT, J.Rupert CUNARD, Samuel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: J.& A. Macmillan, 1897,:

Seller ID: 1784


ELLIOTT, J.Rupert. Rambles in Merrie, Merrie England : Glimpses of its Castles, its Cathedrals, its Abbeys, its Traditions, and its Rural Life. Part I. St.John, N.B. : J.& A. Macmillan, 1897. Pp (6),vii-ix,(3),48,(4,adv). Sm.8vo, printed wraps. A short account of Elliott's trip as well as a Diamond Jubilee souvenir and an inducement to make use of the author's services, advertized at the end of the book. "English and Continental Tours. The Party intending to make a tour to the Old Country may obtain valuable information as to ocean voyage and lodgings in England by corresponding with the a... View more info

Transatlantic : Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the Great Atlantic Steamships. 1st pbk.

By: FOX, Stephen. CUNARD, Samuel). BRUNEL, Isambard Kingdom).

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial, New York, 2004, ISBN:006095549x:

Seller ID: 82254


FOX, Stephen. Transatlantic : Samuel Cunard, Isambard Brunel, and the GreatAtlantic Steamships. (New York): Harper Perennial, (2004). First Paperback Printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-xviii,(2),[3]-493,(1), + 32 p. of black and white i llustrations. 8vo, illustrated red card covers. Contents: 1. The Sailing Packets; 2. Steam on Water; 3. Ships as Enterprise: Samuel Cunard of Halifax;4. Ships as Engineering: Isambard Kingdom Brunel; 5. The Cunard Line; 6. T he Collins Line; 7. Distinguished Failures; 8. Emigration and the Inman Line; 9. Life on a Steamer; 10. The White Star Line; 11. Competition and Inven... View more info

Merchant Fleets in Profile 2 : The Ships of the Cunard, American, Red Star,Inman, Leyland, Dominion, Atlantic Transport and White Star Lines. First Edition in dustjacket

By: HAWS, Duncan CUNARD WHITE STAR

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1979,:

Seller ID: 46516


HAWS, Duncan. Merchant Fleets in Profile 2. [dj adds: The Ships of the Cunard, American, Red Star, Inman, Leyland, Dominion, Atlantic Transport and White Star Lines]. With drawings to 1:1800 scale. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1979). First Edition. Pp (5),6-215,(2). Double column. 8vo, blue cloth,gilt lettering to spine. Over 300 drawings. "[...] covers ships of two gre at North Atlantic competitors, Cunard and the various shipping lines that comprised the famous International Mercantile Marine Company, including morethan 500 ships [...] ." - dj. The Titanic enty is on p.205. Very go... View more info

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Ocean Odyssey : A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy. 1st UK in dj

By: HOPE, Stanton. Earl of Cork Canadian Pacific Cunard

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1944,:

Seller ID: 38224


HOPE, Stanton. Ocean Odyssey : A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy. Witha Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Earl of Cork and Orrery, G.C.B., G. C.V.O. L.: Eyre & Spottiswoode, [November] 1944. First Edition. Pp 220, frontis.+ 16 p of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Printed on war economy standard paper. Law 1288. There was a July 1945 reprint. Chapters : 1. In the Grand Tradition; 2. West African Landfall; 3. Cruise from the Côte d'Azur; 4. Cargoes for Malta and Russia; 5. Rendezvous with the Enemy; 6. Ocean Ordeal by Fire; 7. Captives in a Commerce Raider; 8. Typhoon over Hong Kong; 9. In the... View more info

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Steam Lion : A Biography of Samuel Cunard. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LANGLEY, John G. CUNARD, Samuel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nimbus, Halifax, 2006, ISBN:155109584x:

Seller ID: 76032


LANGLEY, John G. Steam Lion : A Biography of Samuel Cunard. (Halifax): Nimbus, (2006). First Printing. Pp. [i]-xii,(2),[1]-169,(1), + 16 p. of plates.Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This is the story of a man, born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, who became one of the most powerful forces in international trade in the nineteenth century. Samuel Cunard’s lists of interests reads like a history of the Maritimes - shipbuilding in Chatham, coal mining in Cape Breton, forestry in Prince Edward Island, and warehouses in Halifax. But his business acume... View more info