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SA Auction #96 begins on 20 Jan 2022

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The Shipbuilder & Marine Engine -Builder

Lot: Ocean Liners of the Past

Published: Patrick Stephens, UK, 1970's

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Four Books , reprints, Patrick Stephens Limited and Shipping World and Shipbuilder, numbers four to six in a series of reprints from 'The Shipbuilder & Marine Engine -Builder', also 'Campania' and 'Lucania', condition : very good.

No.4., (in a series of reprints from ' The Shipbuilder & Marine Engine-Builder'), The Canadian Pacific Quadruple-Screw Liner, Empress of Britain, the complete reproduction of the original Souvenir Number, May 1931, frontispiece of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, who launched the ship in 1930, diagrams, illustration, plates, fold-out schematics , 144 pages, 255 x 335mm, condition;very good.

No.5., The French Line Quadruple-Screw Turbo-electric North Atlantic Steamship, Normandie, complete reproduction of the original June 1935 number, with period advertisment, 186 pages, 255 x 335, condition;very good.

No 6.,The Cunard White Star Quadruple- Screw North Atlantic Liner, Queen Mary, complete reproduction of the original June 1936 R.M.S. number, with period advertisment, 240 pages, 255 x 335, condition;very good.

Additional title: The Cunard Royal Mail Twin-Screw Steamers "Campania" and "Lucania" , with additional photographs and blueprint plans; a new prologue outlining the history of major British and American steamships from 1819 to 1893; and a new introduction describing the construction, launch ,outfitting and history of the "Campania" and "Lucania", Patrick Stephens Publishers, authentically reproduced from a rare 1893 commemorative edition of 'Engineering', diagrams, illustration, plates, 270 x 360mm, slight tear to dust jacket on lower margin, condition: very good.

All four books are hardcovers with dust jackets, all in very good condition.

  • Jacket Condition: very good
  • Binding Condition: very good
  • Overall Condition: very good
  • Size: 255 x 335mm

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