Category: Merchant Marine


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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

Port Line Limited Brief Accounts of the Wartime Experiences of the Wartime Experiences of the Ships and their Crews and of the Shore and Sea Staffs on Service 1939-1945.

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1947,

Seller ID: 2348

39pp, 2 illus, small format, grey wrappers. AJS: With War Awards and Roll of Honour etc., 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