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North Atlantic Seaway. Rev. ed., 2 vols, uk in dj


Price: $125.00

Publisher: David & Charles, 1975, ISBN:0715364014:

Seller ID: 91012

BONSOR, N.R.P. North Atlantic Seaway : An illustrated history of the passenger services linking the old world with the new in five volumes. With illustrations by J.H. Isherwood. FIRST TWO VOLUMES ONLY. Newton Abbot: David & Charles, (1975, 1978). Revised edition. Pp. (6),7-471,(1); (4),477-868. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. O'Dea 3088 for one-volume first edition of 1955 and 1960 supplement. Many St.John's entries. Illustrated with photos and drawings. "In the nearly twnety years since the first impression, the pattern of transatlantic passenger shipping has c... View more info

Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1936-1937.

By: Boy's Own Annual. HARDING, Robert, ed. DUNBAR, George.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boy's Own Paper Office, London, 1937,:

Seller ID: 114490

(Boy's Own Annual). The Boy's Own Annual. Volume 59. 1934-1935. Edited by Robert Harding. London : The Boy's Own Paper Office, n.d. [1937]. Pp. [i]-iv,1-576,+ frontispiece + 3 black-and-white aviation plates. Index. Large thick 8vo, illustrated green cloth with a cricket scene to the front board andthe spine, black and cream lettering to frnot board and spine. Of nautical interest: "True Pirate Tales: The Sack of Panama" (Geoffrey Rhodes, pp. 33 -34); "The 'Rogue' Run: A Story of a Temperamental Torpedo" ("Sea-Wrack", pp. 155-159, a short story); "Where Time Stands ... View more info

Liners, The. 1st Penguin pbk

By: COLEMAN, Terry

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Penguin, 1977,:

Seller ID: 22524

COLEMAN, Terry. The Liners : A History of the North Atlantic Crossing. (Harmondsworth) : Penguin Books, (1977). First Penguin Printing. Pp 232. Illustrated. 8vo, card covers. Vg. 20.00 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

Lloyd's of London : An Illustrated History. us in dj

By: Lloyd's of London). FLOWER, Raymond and Michael Wynn JONES JONES, Michael Wynn FLOWER, Raymond

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Hastings House, New York, 1974,:

Seller ID: 96148

(Lloyd's of London). FLOWER, Raymond and Michael Wynn JONES. Lloyd's of London : An Illustrated History. New York: Hastings House, (1974). Pp. (8),9-192. Double column. Illustrated. 4to, brown cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Chapters include: Bubble Mania and the First Marine Insurance Companies ; Jenkin's Ear; A Special Relationship with the Admiralty; The Lutine Story; The Sinking of the Titanic; The Egypt's Gold; The Transatlantic Liners.With index. Very good in lightly soiled, price-clipped dust jacket. 24.00 View more info