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Lakers. Ghost Ships of the Great Lakes.

By: Altobello (P.D.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1988, Montreal,

Seller ID: 9455


122pp, 65 illus, original brown cloth, large format (31cm x 23.5cm), dw. SBS: Steel frieghters of the Great Lakes which carried passengers and cargo between 1909-84. Well illustrated by an enthusiast who realized that the last one, the 'Elmglen,' was about to be scrapped. View more info

The Clarkson Chronicle 1852-1952.

By: Anon.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1952,

Seller ID: 5916


114pp, 51 illus, 7 line drawings in text, original blue cloth. SBS: Shipowners and shipbrokers, who took advantage of the California Gold Rush, the Crimean War and both World Wars, moving latterly into marine insurance. View more info

Det Forenede Damspskibs-Selskab Aktieselskab.

By: Anon.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1950, Copenhagen,

Seller ID: 8344


52pp, frontis, 2 folding plates, 121 illus, large format (27.5cm x 21cm),ûspiral binder, pictorial siff paper wrappers. AJS: An account of the company's activities from 1939, with detailed fleetûlists. View more info

The Shipping World The Latest "Gen" on Ships.

By: Anon.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1958,

Seller ID: 8800


24pp, 34 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Pocket guide to new developments, ships, trends and developments. View more info

North Atlantic Seaway Volume 5. An Illustrated History of the Passenger Services Linking the Old World with the New in Five Volumes.

By: Bonsor (N.R.P.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1955 rp 1980,

Seller ID: 203


297pp, 26 illus, dw. AJS: Completes the series of the re-issue of this standard work. Coversûthe companies and vessels for the period 1903-1980. View more info

South Atlantic Seaway.

By: Bonsor (N.R.P.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1983,

Seller ID: 3656


xxii + 525pp, frontis, 150 illus, endpaper maps, dw. AJS: First comprehensive study of passenger lines and liners running fromûEurope to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. View more info

North Atlantic Seaway Volume 2. An Illustrated History of the Passenger Services Linking the Old World with the New in Five Volumes.

By: Bonsor (N.R.P.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1955 rp 1978,

Seller ID: 3664


391pp, 24 illus, 69 silhouettes, dw. AJS: Covers the companies and their vessels for the period 1857-1873.ûGives: Date; Name of Ship; Tonnage; Dimensions; Type of Bow; Funnels;ûConstruction; Propulsion; Engines; Speed; Builder; House Flags. View more info

The Flag of the Southern Cross. The History of Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ltd. 1858-1939.

By: Bowen (F.C.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1939,

Seller ID: 9479


122 + xxvii + 12pp, original blue cloth. SBS: The prosperity of this company is linked with that of New Zealand. They developed the frozen meat trade and in 1881 the first sailing vessel, fitted with refrigeration, brought lamb from Port Chalmers to London. NB: This copy with a number of typed notes and a news cutting relating to the Company and it's ships. View more info

Search for the Tall Ships.

By: Braynard (F.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1977, New York,

Seller ID: 9454


144pp, frontis, 187 illus, original red cloth, large format (29cm x 22cm), dw. SBS. A sketch book by Frank Braynard of the ships that went to Operation Sail 1976. The places visited and the liners he sailed on. This copy signed by the author. View more info

The Papenburg Sisters.

By: Breeze (G.)

Price: £6.95

Publisher: 1988,

Seller ID: 9927


48pp, 58 illus, 7 line illus, 3 facsims, chart, large format (27cm xû21.5cm), pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Coastal ships and ferries. View more info

The Sway of the Grand Saloon.

By: Brinnin (J.M.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1971 rp 1986,

Seller ID: 3383


xxii + 599pp, 55 illus, endpaper illus, pale blue cloth. AJS: The development of the North Atlantic passenger business from theû1820s through to the end of the 1970s. View more info

Eight Bells Royal Mail Lines War Story 1939-1945.

By: Bushell (T.A.)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: 1950,

Seller ID: 1396


xv + 207pp, colour frontis, 50 illus, 5 text illus, 9 maps, decorated endpapers, attractive decorated buckram, in torn dw. AJS: This book is a record of the hazards run, the achievements, and the losses in ships and men of Royal Mail Lines, Limited, during the years 1939 to 1945. View more info

A Hundred Year History of the P.& O.

By: Cable (B.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1937,

Seller ID: 7672


x + 289pp, colour frontis, 12 colour illus, 6 illus, 10pp of silhouettes of ships, endpaper maps, original blue cloth. SBS: Official history of the first 100 years of this great shipping company, which took passengers and freight to India and the Far East. View more info

Cutty Sark Last of the Clippers.

By: Carr (F.G.G.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1964, rev ed,

Seller ID: 9159


8pp, double-page line drawing, 5 illus, 8 line illus, large format (29cm xû21cm), original printed paper wrappers. AJS: Published by the "Cutty Sark" Society with descriptive text by FrankûCarr and drawings by Max Millar. View more info

The Good Old Days of Shippping.

By: Coates (Lt W.H.)

Price: £65.00

Publisher: 1900,

Seller ID: 875


vi + 140pp, frontis, illus, marbled endpapers, original embossed blue cloth, an attractive copy. AJS: By the author of The Old 'Country Trade' of the East Indies. One of two companion books, written by a naval officer who became fascinated by the history of seaborne trade in the Indian Ocean. There are chapters on the East India Company and their ships; the later steamship companies; shipbuilding in India; the pilgrim trade and many others. The term 'country trade' used ... View more info

The Good Old Days of Shippping.

By: Coates (Lt W.H.) RP

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1900 rp 1969,

Seller ID: 9625


vi + 140pp, frontis, illus, original blue cloth over boards, canvas styleûbinding, dw. AJS: By the author of The Old 'Country Trade' of the East Indies.ûOne of two companion books, written by a naval officer who becameûfascinated by the history of seaborne trade in the Indian Ocean. There areûchapters on the East India Company and their ships; the later steamshipûcompanies; shipbuilding in India; the pilgrim trade and many others.ûThe term 'country trade' used in t... View more info

Greyhounds of the Sea The Story of the American Clipper Ship.

By: Cutler (C.) UK

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1930 rp 1984, 3rd ed,

Seller ID: 8192


xxvii + 592pp, colour frontis, 57 illus, endpaper charts, large format,ûcanvas style binding, dw. AJS: A re-issue of a standard work. View more info

The Seamen's Friend.

By: Dana (R.H.) RP

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1845 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 849


viii + 224pp, 5 illus, decorated cloth. Albion, page 69: The author of Two Years Before the Mast, later aûsuccessful Boston lawyer, here sought to aid the seamen by making themûaware, in simple language, of their legl rights and duties.ûPublisher: Richard Henry Dana, author of the classic Two Years Before theûMast, written while he was a Harvard undergraduate, later became aûprominent Boston lawyer. He wrote this book to apprise sailors of theirûrights, which, as t... View more info

Henry Tyrer. A Liverpool Shipping Agent and His Enterprise 1879-1979.

By: Davies (P.N.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1979,

Seller ID: 7670


159pp, frontis, 20 illus, original black cloth, dw. SBS: Henry Tyrer was a successful shipping agent, especially off the coastûof West Africa, acquiring his own cooperage for palm oil, wine and spirits.ûBy 1979 most of the firm's revenue was from bulk timber, container trafficûand road haulage. View more info

Steamboat Days.

By: Dayton (F.E.) RP

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1925 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 828


xii + 436pp, 86 illus, with 54pp index, dw. AJS: Development of the American steamboat, from Hudson River Line to theûcoastal lines.ûPublisher: This book is perhaps the most complete and interesting story ofûthe development of the American steamboat. The author covers everythingûfrom the Hudson River Line to the coastal lines and tells the whole storyûin lively non-technical style. Anyone collecting books on the nostalgicûsubject of steamboats will ahve to purchase... View more info