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Transatlantic Crossing

By: Allen, Walter

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 41659


New York: William Morrow and Company 1971. Allen selects some forty persons who in the 19th century traveled to American from Britain or vice versa, both famous and otherwise, and who wrote about their observations. Dust jacket, 8vo half-bound in grey and slate paper, red endpapers, 332pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, near Fine/near Fine. View more info

Cabinet, The: S. S. Great Britain

By: anon, Alexander

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 32991


Melbourne: J. Reid [1862] undated facsimile reprint. Full title: The Cabinet, a repository of facts, figures, and fancies relating to the voyage of the Great Britain SS, from Liverpool to Melbourne with The Eleven of All England and other distinguished passengers. Four issues of the shipboard newspaper, with fascinating commentary on the voyages, the passengers, the officers, the vessel, and their life and times. SOFT cover, 4to saddle-stitched, 46pp, cover a bit wrin... View more info

Atlantic Highway

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: $15.00

Seller ID: 35781


New York: John Day Company 1962, 1st US edition. Armstrong presents the story of the great hundred-year passenger race by sea and air on the world's busiest ocean, with list of every vessel from 1838 to the present. Dust jacket, 8vo in light gray cloth, 16 b&w photos, index of ships, 258pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w clean and tight with no marks, near Fine. View more info

Captain of the Queen

By: Arnott, Robert H.

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 43658


Sevenoaks UK: New English Library [1982] 1983, 4th printing. The autobiography of one of the most famous sea captains of all time, the master of the QEII, from his beginnings at sea at age 17. Dust jacket, 8vo in blue cloth, 44 b&w photos, 332pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Ferryboats, Car Floats, and Liners

By: Balkin

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 26591


New Milford NJ: Mark I Video, 1992. Includes a variety of traffic in NYC harbor filmed from c1940 to the 1960s, from superliners to tugs; also various railroad ferries. VIDEOTAPE, 30-minutes, b&w and color, original case, Fine. View more info

Down with the Old Canoe

By: Biel, Steven

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 43657


New York: W. W. Norton and Company 1997, 1st printing. Biel presents a cultural history of the Titanic disaster, showing how the sinking of the great ship a century ago resonates through popular culture today. Dust jacket pasted down, 8vo half-bound in blue cloth and green paper, b&w illustrations, 300pp, clean with no marks, Very Good/Very Good. View more info

On the Great-Circle Route

By: Bloch

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 20706


New York: Simon and Schuster 1979, 2nd. A novel of society told in various locales including aboard luxury liners. Dust jacket ragged, contents clean and tight, Fair. View more info

Lookoutman, The

By: Bone, David W.

Price: $35.00

Seller ID: 34733


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company 1923. Bone presents a view of ships and seafaring as seen from the deep-water viewpoint of a man on lookout; illustrated by H. Hudson Rodmell. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth with titles in gilt on front board, 22 pen-and-ink illustrations, glossary, 220pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good+. View more info

Lookoutman, The

By: Bone, David W.

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 36439


New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company 1923. Bone presents a view of ships and seafaring as seen from the deep-water viewpoint of a man on lookout; illustrated by H. Hudson Rodmell. No dust jacket, 8vo in navy cloth with titles in gilt on front board, 22 pen-and-ink illustrations, glossary, 220pp, owner's name on front endpaper o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good+. View more info

Leviathan: Volume I

By: Braynard, Frank O.

Price: $115.00

Seller ID: 36731


New York: South Street Seaport Museum 1972. The first of what came to be a six-volume set on the great liner Leviathan, nee Vaterland, the largest liner ever to fly the US flag, with comprehensive details of her design, construction, and career, as well as the people who design, built, operated, and admired her. Dust jacket somewhat rubbed and slightly chipped along edges with neat (but unfortunate) cellotape reinforcement, 4to in maroon cloth, illustrated throughout w... View more info

Sway of the Grand Saloon, The

By: Brinnin, John M.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 21270


New York: Delacorte Press 1974, stated 1st. A social history of the North Atlantic; the story of the glorious age of passenger ships. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, halfbound in black cloth and tan buckram, embossing sharp, no marks, overall Very Good. View more info

Sway of the Grand Saloon, The

By: Brinnin, John M.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 25983


New York: Delacorte Press 1971, 1st printing. A social history of the North Atlantic as expressed in the story of the glorious age of passenger ships. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in black and tan cloth, embossing sharp on front board, b&w illustrations, index, 599pp, near Fine. View more info

Sway of the Grand Saloon, The

By: Brinnin, John M.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 40930


New York: Delacorte 1971, 1st printing. Brinnin presents a social history of the North Atlantic as expressed in the story of the glorious age of passenger ships. Dust jacket, 8vo in half-bound in blue canvas and brown cloth, marbled endpapers, 48pp of b&w illustrations, bibliography, index, 599pp, owner's inscription on half-title o/w no marks, clean and tight, Very Good/near Fine. View more info

Million Ocean Miles, A

By: Britten, Edgar T.

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 33448


London: Patrick Stephens 1989 reprint of 1936 original. The story of a great and distinguished seaman who began his career as a ship's boy and came to hold the position of Commodore of the Cunard White Star Line. Dust jacket, 8vo halfbound in navy cloth and blue paper, 20 illustrations, 274pp, as new, Fine. View more info

Ships of Steam

By: Buchanan, Lamont

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 40488


New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. 1956. Buchanan presents an exciting picture history of the steam vessel, from the early design of Fitch and Fulton to the heyday of the great transatlantic steam liners; plus a section on maritime disasters. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed but intact, 8vo half-bound in white cloth and patterned paper, over 200 b&w illustrations, index, 192pp, clean and tight with no marks, Good+/Fair. View more info

Atlantic Kingdom

By: Butler, John

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 39134


Washington DC: Brassey's, Inc. 2001, 1st printing. Butler describes in detail America's context with Cunard, the giant English company that initially monopolized shipping on the North Atlantic, in the age of sail and steam. Dust jacket, 8vo in magenta paper, map endpapers, 34 b&w illustrations, 6 maps, bibliography, glossary, notes on sources, 280pp, as new, Fine/Fine. View more info

Great Lakes Cruise

By: Columbia Transportation C

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 44771


no city, Columbia Transportation Company undated c1970. A handsomely bound book for passengers on a cruise of the Great Lakes aboard the 'Armco,' one of the lake freighters operated b the CTC. No dust jacket, tall 4to in burgundy cloth, pockets on inside endpapers, spiral bound on the inside, red paper covers, fact sheet, three album pages of clear vinyl for one's cruise photos, map of the Great Lakes laid in, no marks, a nice piece of memorabilia, Very Good. View more info

Queen Elizabeth 2: Sales Promotion

By: Cunard

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 25548


New York: 1974 sales package announcing the QE2's premier world cruise beginning on January 10, 1975. Includes Issue No. 1 of World Quest, the QE2 newsletter, a form letter describing the voyage, a business reply card and envelope, a color postcard of the QE2, and the mailing envelope. All in very good condition. View more info

Around the World in the Franconia: 1930

By: Cunard

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 34453


New York: Cunard Line and Thomas Cook and Son, 1930. A souvenir book of the January-May 1930 cruise of the SS Franconia from New York, through the Mediterraean and the Suez Canal to India and Japan, thence to California and return to New York via the Panama Canal. No dust jacket (believed none issued), 8vo halfbound in gold and red paper, map endpapers, b&w photos and tinted map, itinerary and tour list, 100pp, head and heel of spine scuffed, several small dents in rea... View more info

White Star Journal, The

By: Cutler, Carl C.

Price: $30.00

Seller ID: 39279


Mystic CT: The Marine Historical Association 1951. Cutler introduces a facsimile reprint of the weekly journal published on board the clipper ship White Star, bound from Liverpool to Melbourne in 1855 with 600 emigrants, affording a wonderful insight into the events and attitudes encountered on a mid-19th windship; such journals provide a fascinating record, of which few exist. SOFT cover, 4to saddle-stitched, 36pp, covers chipped and seriously sun-darkened along edges,... View more info