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1 Allen, Walter Transatlantic Crossing

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. 
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2 anon, Alexander Cabinet, The: S. S. Great Britain

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 wrinkled with very light soil, contents as new, Very Good+. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 Armstrong, Warren Atlantic Highway

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. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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4 Arnott, Robert H. Captain of the Queen

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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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5 Balkin Ferryboats, Car Floats, and Liners

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. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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6 Biel, Steven Down with the Old Canoe

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. 
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7 Bloch On the Great-Circle Route

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. 
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8 Bone, David W. Lookoutman, The

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+. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Bone, David W. Lookoutman, The

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+. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Braynard, Frank O. Leviathan: Volume I

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 with photos and drawings, index, 288pp, contents clean and tight with no marks, Near Fine. 
Price: 115.00 USD
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11 Brinnin, John M. Sway of the Grand Saloon, The

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. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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12 Brinnin, John M. Sway of the Grand Saloon, The

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. 
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13 Brinnin, John M. Sway of the Grand Saloon, The

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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Britten, Edgar T. Million Ocean Miles, A

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. 
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15 Buchanan, Lamont Ships of Steam

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. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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16 Bullock, Shan F. A Titanic Hero: Thomas Andrews, Shipbuilder

Riverside CT: 7 C's Press [1912] 1973, expanded edition. A biography of the extraordinary Ulsterman who supervised the building of the Olympic and her sister ship Titanic, and who ultimately perished when the great liner went down. No dust jacket, 12mo in beige cloth, introduction, 76 pages of text, appendix with 30pp of b&w photos, clean and tight, owner's embossed stamp on title o/w no marks, Very Good. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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17 Butler, John Atlantic Kingdom

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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Columbia Transportation C Great Lakes Cruise

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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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19 Cunard Around the World in the Franconia: 1930

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 rear board, very light stain in lower corner of pages not affecting text or plates but causing minor wrinkling, o/w contents clean and tight with no marks, overall a Good+ copy of a very nice cruise souvenir. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Cunard Queen Elizabeth 2: Sales Promotion

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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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