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Category: All Categories: Transportation: Nautical: Shipping Lines
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Bonsor, N. R. P. (Introduction by A. C. Hardy)  
North Atlantic Seaway: An illustrated history of the passenger services linking the old world with the new
Publisher: Prescot T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd. (1955).
First printing. Octavo, Full cloth, color frontispiece, black & white plates, xxxii, 639 pages. Condition: Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Jacket in Mylar protector.
     A superb reference arranged by passenger line and giving details on some 1, 300 vessels. Illustrations include numerous photographs and 150 silhouettes to scale by J. H. Isherwood. ALBION, p. 39 (starred item). Bound in blue cloth over boards with spine lettered in gilt, endpaper maps. Minimal wear to the book but some light scattered spotting to spine and underside of jacket. Shallow edge wear and a few short tears to jacket. Nautical & Maritime

Appr.: | AUD 53.48 CAD 54.95 EUR 36.23 GBP 29.76 JPY 5,000.00 MXN 625.00 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 9002.
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Lubbock, Basil  
The Blackwall Frigates
Publisher: Boston Charles E. Lauriat Co. (1922).
First printing. Octavo, Original cloth, Color and black & white plates, plans, 332 pages. Condition: Good. No dust jacket.
     History of the Blackwall Yard near London, the passenger frigates built there, and the lines to India and Australia which were a link between the old East Indiamen and the later P&O liners. Well illustrated, some plates in color. See ALBION p. 60 (starred item). Bound in green cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board. Mild wear to binding extremities, color of upper board a bit mottled. Light scattered foxing inside, prior owner's attractive vintage nautical bookplate on front pastedown. Nautical & Maritime

Appr.: | AUD 37.43 CAD 38.46 EUR 25.36 GBP 20.83 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 350.00 

Purchase direct from: Back Creek Books LLC, ABAA/ILAB. Item number: 11390.
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Melvin Maddocks, Illustrated by: B&W and Color Plates  
The Great Liners

Publisher: Time-Life Books Alexandria, Virginia 1984.
Blue cloth with color paste-down of steamship on cover, colored map endpapers. 174 pages lavishly illustrated with color and B&W plates, as only Time-Life can do them! All in excellent condition except for a faint ripple along top edges of some ending pages, as from dampness. (Appropriate, given the subject.) Fourth N/A Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

Appr.: | AUD 10.70 CAD 10.99 EUR 7.25 GBP 5.95 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 100.00 

Purchase direct from: The Prints & The Paper. Item number: 1054.
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Slom, A. J. (Aaron J.), fl. 1922-1980.  
The History of the Old Fall River Line.

Publisher: Newport, R.I., 1980, Franklin Printing House.
Pamphlet, 18 p., 8 illus. (steamboats); 27 cm. Founded in 1847, the Old Fall River Line ran passengers, goods, and mail between Fall River, Massachusetts, Newport, Rhode Island, and New York. Completion of a railroad gave stiff competition and the OFRL went out of business in 1937. Stapled in grey printed wraps; spine faded, minor wear; VG with author's ink inscription. stock#2076.

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Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 2076.
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