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Seven Centuries of Sea Travel. US in dj.

By: BATHE, Basil W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Tudor Publishing, New York, 1973, ISBN:0814805620:

Seller ID: 85272


BATHE, Basil W. Seven Centuries of Sea Travel: From the Crusaders to the Cruises. New York: Tudor Publishing Company, (1973). Pp. (8),9-298,(2). Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1. The Middle Ages: From Knorr to Galleon; 2. Passengers, Pirates and Privateers; 3. From Slave Ship to Clipper Ship; 4. Perils of the Sea; 5. Emigration under Sail; 6. Steam Challenges Sail; 7. Steam and Sail in the 1870s; 8. The Development of the Steamship, 1884 to 1914; 9. Between the Wars: Atlantic Liners and Cruise Ships; 10. The Normandie and the Queen Mary: Riv... View more info

25 Years of World Shipping. First Edition

By: BETH, Hans Ludwig, Arnulf HADER, and Robert KAPPEL

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fairplay Publications, London, 1984, ISBN:0905045610:

Seller ID: 110041


BETH, Hans Ludwig, Arnulf HADER, and Robert KAPPEL. 25 Years of World Shipping. London : Fairplay Publications, (1984). First Edition. Pp [i]-x,1-205,(1). Illustrations, b&w photos, maps and tables in text. 8vo, illustrated olive cardcovers, white lettering to spine. The authors were at the Bremen Institute of Shipping Economics. McConville and Rickaby, Shipping Busi ness and Maritime Economics: An Annotated International Bibliography 106. 'This unique study of modern merchant shipping covers the development of the world's most efficient transportation system during a period that has seen the ... View more info

Ships We See. First Edition

By: BOWEN, Frank C.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co., London, 1932,:

Seller ID: 111143


BOWEN, Frank C. Ships We See. London : Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd., n.d. First Edition. [ca 1932 : the latest date 1931 in found in the caption ofEmpress of Britain plate, opp.25]. Pp. (4),v-viii,1-311,(1) + 32 leaves of plates of b&w photos. 8vo, light blue-grey cloth, black lettering to front & spine. Frank Charles Bowen (b.1894). Sections : 1. Giant Express Liners 2. Big Long Distance Liners; 3. Cabin and Intermediate Liners; 4. Cargo Steamers and Motorships; 5. Tankers; 6. Packet and Passenger Coasters; 7. Train Ferries; 8. Excursion and River Steamers; 9. Big Sailing Ships [with mwnti... View more info

Conway History of Seafaring in the Twentieth Century. First Edition, Paperback

By: COUPER, Alastair, Philip DAWSON, Ian DEAR, Valerie FENWICK, &c. PRESTON, Antony FRIEDMAN, Norman GROVE, Eric

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Brassey's, Washington, 2000, ISBN:1574883178:

Seller ID: 114973


COUPER, Alastair, Philip DAWSON, &c. The Conway History of Seafaring in theTwentieth Century. With contributions by: Alastair Cooper, Philip Dawson, Ian Dear, Valerie Fenwick, Norman Friedman, Alison Gale, Eric Grove, AntonyPreston, Peter Quartermaine, and Ann Savours. Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-J ohnston. Washington : Brassey's, (2000). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-224. Illustrated in b&w. Large 8vo, photo-illustrated purple cardcovers, with yellow lettering to spine. "At the beginning of the new millennium, this book presents a retrospective look at developments in ships and shipping over t... View more info

Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. 2nd US in dj.

By: CUTLER, Carl C. NIMITZ, Chester W., foreword

Price: $40.00

Publisher: United States Naval Institute, Annapolis, MD, 1967,:

Seller ID: 83900


CUTLER, Carl C. Queens of the Western Ocean : The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines. With a foreword by Chester W. Nimitz. MD: United States Naval Institute, (1967). Second Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xxi,(1),[1]-672,(2), frontis., + 32 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, sail cloth. Contents: 1. 1607-1725: Colonial Maritime Policy; 2. 1726-1774: The Policy Pays Off; 3. 1775-1814: The Test of War; 4. 1815-1821: The First Western Ocean Queens; 5. [ibid.]: The First Coastal Queens; 6. [ibid.]:Start of Steam Competition; 7. 1822-1826: The Greater Queens Move in Check ... View more info

Shaw Savill & Albion : The Post War Fortunes of a Shipping Empire First Edition in dustjacket.

By: de KERBRECH, Richard P.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press, London, 1986, ISBN:0851773931:

Seller ID: 105002


de KERBRECH, Richard P. Shaw Savill & Albion : The Post War Fortunes of a Shipping Empire. (London) : Conway Maritime Press, (1986). First Edition. Pp(4),v-xiv,1-178. Illustrated. Index. 8vo, grey cloth, gilt lettering to sp ine. "The post-war years of the Shaw Savill Line saw the opening of new routes and the building of some of the company's finest ships, notably the innovative passenger liners Southern Cross and Northern Star. But they also witnessed a general decline in world shipping, and the final flowering of Shaw Savill's traditional Australasian links as Britain's entry into the E... View more info

Caviar & Cargo : The C3 Passenger Ships. pbk.

By: GOLDBERG, Mark H. American Merchant Marine History Series, volume 2

Price: $40.00

Publisher: American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation, Kings Point, NY, 1992, ISBN:1879180017:

Seller ID: 82462


GOLDBERG, Mark H. "Caviar & Cargo" : The C3 Passenger Ships. Kings Point, NY: American Merchant Marine Museum Foundation, 1992. Pp. (1),ii-v,(1),1-395,(3). Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated black card covers. Volume 2 in The American Merchant Marine History Series. A thorough survey of the use of the general purpose C3 series of passenger liners and cargo vessels. Many of these vessels became part of the merchant navy during the Second World War, serving as troop transports and convoy escort ships. Contents: 1. Introduction: Welcome Aboard the C3 Type Passenger Ships; 2. The Delta Line C3 ... View more info

British Ships and Shipping Illustrated. First Edition

By: HARDY, A. C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A. & C. Black, London, 1933,: 1933

Seller ID: 68249


HARDY, A.C. British Ships and Shipping Illustrated. London: A. & C. Black, 1933. First Printing. Pp. [1]-95,(1). Illustrated. 8vo, light blue cloth with small decoration to front and dark blue lettering to front and spine. Commander Alfred Cecil Hardy, B.Sc., M.I.N.A., A.M.I.Mar.E., F.R.G.S., R.N. (b. 1898 - d. December 18, 1961). An identification guide for liners and other shipping vessels in the 1930s. Includes specifics and illustrations of each ship. Ships included in the plates are: Passenger and Mail Liners : "Empress of Britain","Geor... View more info

Record Breakers of the North Atlantic : Blue Riband Liners, 1838-1952. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: KLUDAS, Arnold BORCHERT, Dietmar

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing, London, 2000, ISBN:1861761414:

Seller ID: 85464


KLUDAS, Arnold. Record Breakers of the North Atlantic : Blue Riband Liners,1838-1952. Lncluding thirty-five drawings of all the Blue Riband ships by Dietmar Borchert. London : Chatham Publishing, (2000). First Edition. Pp (6),7-159,(1). Double column. Illustrated throughout. Oblong large 8vo [300 x245 mm], blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With illustrated endpapers. Arnold Kludas (b. October 18, 1929, Hamburg, Germany). Conten ts : Foreword. The Rules of the Blue Riband : Unwritten Rules ; The Hales Trophy. Research and Documentation of the Blue Riband. The Contest for the Blue Riband : Ta... View more info

Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 1 : 1858-1912. 1st pr

By: KLUDAS, Arnold HODGES, Charles (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1975, ISBN:0850591740:

Seller ID: 86452


KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 1 : 1858-1912. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1975). Pp [1]-216. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The aim of the five volumes in this outstanding series is to present, for the first time in international maritime literature, a work covering all passenger ships to date of over 10,000 gross registered tons, with relevant technical and historical data, and including photographs of the vessels. This initial volume deals with the period 1858-1912, from the fi... View more info

Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 2 : 1913-1923. 1st pr

By: KLUDAS, Arnold HODGES, Charles (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1976, ISBN:0850592429:

Seller ID: 86453


KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 2 : 1913-1923. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1976). Pp [1]-240. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The aim of the five volumes in this outstanding series is to present, for the first time in international maritime literature, a work covering all passenger ships to date of over 10,000 gross registered tons, with relevant technical and historical data, and including photographs of the vessels. The period 1913-1923 is dealt with in this second volume and, al... View more info

Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 3 : 1924-1935. 1st pr

By: KLUDAS, Arnold HODGES, Charles (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1976, ISBN:0850592453:

Seller ID: 86454


KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 3 : 1924-1935. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1976). Pp [1]-406. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The aim of the five volumes in this outstanding series is to present, for the first time in international maritime literature, a work covering all passenger ships to date of over 10,000 gross registered tons, with relevant technical and historical data, and including photographs of the vessels. Volume 3 in the series covers the years 1924-1935 and includes t... View more info

Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 4 : 1936-1950. 1st pr

By: KLUDAS, Arnold HODGES, Charles (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1977, ISBN:0850592534:

Seller ID: 86455


KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 4 : 1936-1950. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1977). Pp [1]-232. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The aim of the five volumes in this outstanding series is to present, for the first time in international maritime literature, a work covering all passenger ships to date of over 10,000 gross registered tons, with relevant technical and historical data, and including photographs of the vessels. The 15 years from 1936 to 1950 are covered here in the fourth vo... View more info

Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 5 : 1951-1976. 1st pr

By: KLUDAS, Arnold HODGES, Charles (trans.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge, 1977, ISBN:0850592658:

Seller ID: 86456


KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World. Volume 5 : 1951-1976. Translated by Charles Hodges. Cambridge : Patrick Stephens, (1977). Pp [1]-226. Illustrated. Index. Triple Column. Large 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. “The aim of this outstanding series is to present, for the first time in international maritime literature, a work covering all passenger ships to date of over 10,000 gross registered tons, with relevant technicaland historical data, and including photographs of the vessels. This is the fifth volume in the series and covers the period from 1951 to 1976. The '... View more info

Great Passenger Ships of the World: Volume 6 : 1977-1986. 2nd pr

By: KLUDAS, Arnold LEWIS, Keith (trans.)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1987,:

Seller ID: 85213


KLUDAS, Arnold. Great Passenger Ships of the World : Volume 6 : 1977-1986. Translated by Keith Lewis. Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, (January 1987). Second Printing. Pp. (8),9-192. Illustrated. Large 8vo, black cloth. A collection of dozens of the better passenger ships in service throughout the world from 1977 through 1986. Includes black-and-white photos of each vessel, and brief point-form notes on the history of dimensions of each ship. "Since publication was completed in 1976 of Arnold Kludas's Great Passenger Ships of the World series, thousands of shipping enthusiasts throughout ... View more info

Coastal Passenger Ships. 4th ed.

By: LE FLEMING, H.M. Ian Allan ABC

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ian Allan, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 85220


LE FLEMING, H.M. Coastal Passenger Ships. London: Ian Allan, (1960). FourthEdition. Pp. [1]-63,(1). Illustrated. Small 8vo, illustrated stapled pale green, blue, and grey card covers. A volume in the Ian Allan ABC series. Very good. 20.00 View more info

Liner : Fifty years of passenger ship photographs

By: MILLER, William H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Wellingborough, 1986, ISBN:085059765x:

Seller ID: 97237


MILLER, William H. Liner : Fifty years of passenger ship photographs . Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens, (1986). First Edition. Pp. (5),6-159,(1). Illustrated in black and white. Double column. 4to, black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The glory and one-upmanship of the mid and late thirties, when the biggest, fastest and grandest liners sailed into service, were followed by those hideously destructive years of the Second World War. Post-war prosperity, the emergence of a new travelling middle class and more tourists than ever, produced a triumphant revival on the North Atlantic. For... View more info

Modern Cruise Ships, 1965-1990 : A Photographic Record. ill card covers.

By: MILLER, William H., Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Dover, 1992, ISBN:0486267539:

Seller ID: 58124


MILLER, William H., Jr. Modern Cruise Ships, 1965-1990 : A Photographic Record. NY: Dover, (1992). Pp 126. Profusely illustrated with b/w photos. 4to,ill. card covers. "The greatest of the modern cruise ships are superbly do cumented in this comprehensive text-and-photo tribute [...] Among the other[other than the Queen of Bermuda and the Sovereign of the Seas] floating p leasure palaces depicted are the Bahama Star, Caronia, Cunard Princess, thehistoric Delta Queen, Empress of Britain, Michelangelo, Nordic Prince, Pac ific Princess, the Queen Elizabeth 2, Rotterdam, Royal Viking Sun, Achi... View more info

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Queen of Sea Routes : The Merchants and Miners Transportation Company. First Edition, hardcover.

By: MUELLER, Edward A.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Purple Mountain Press / Steamship Historical Society of America, Fleischmanns, New York / Providence, Rhode Island, 1999, ISBN:1930098006: 1999

Seller ID: 97421

ISBN: 1930098006


MUELLER, Edward A. Queen of Sea Routes : The Merchants and Miners Transportation Company. Fleischmanns, New York / Providence, Rhode Island : Purple Mountain Press / Steamship Historical Society of America, 1999. First Printing. Pp (6),3-185,(3). Double column. Illustrated troughout with b&w photos (over 120), accomodation plans, reproductions of adverts, &c. 4to, illustrated glossy boards. A history of this shipping firm based in Baltimore, Maryland. "Queen of Sea Routes chronicles the fortunes and occasional misfortunes of The Merchants and... View more info

Canadian Pacific : The Story of the Famous Shipping Line. 1st Cdn in dj.

By: MUSK, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Toronto, 1981, ISBN:0039202917: 1981

Seller ID: 90608

ISBN: 0039202917


MUSK, George. Canadian Pacific : The Story of the Famous Shipping Line. (Toronto) : Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1981). First Canadian Printing. Pp. [1]-272. Illustrated. Double column. 4to, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: 1: Company History: The North Pacific, 1886-1915; The North Atlantic, 1884-1915; World War I and After; World War II and After; Cargo Services 1903-80; British Columbia Coastal Services; British Columbia Lake and River Services; Great Lakes Services; Bay of Fundy Services; Tugs. 2: Histories of Individual Ships: a. Pacific: Empre... View more info