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HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN SUSSEX.  (MURRAY'S HAND-BOOK SUSSEX.)
1 HANDBOOK FOR TRAVELLERS IN SUSSEX. (MURRAY'S HAND-BOOK SUSSEX.)
London John Murray 1905 Good- 
174 pp + 48 pp ("Murray's Handbook Advertiser, 1904-1905"), 6 3/4" H. Red cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. Title page states "Fifth Edition" and below the publisher information, with the date 1893, "With Index and Directory Revised to 1902". All maps, including one in the rear pocket, are present. Includes an Introduction (Extent and History / Antiquities / Products and Manuacturers / Geology and Traveller's View / Main Roads / Railway Systems / Skeleton Tour / Places of Interest / An Artistic and Antiquarian Tour). Describes a variety of routes, radiating out from London, Hastings, "Tonbridge" Wells, Brighton, Horsham and Godalming, plus an Index. The title for the advertising section continues: "Containing Useful Information for Travellers, Railway and Steamboat Companies, Hotels and Miscellaneous Advertisements." Interior - very light browning to pages except 'advertiser' pages which have moderate browning, splits in paper in inside hinges and book is lightly cracked at two places but holding firmly, small crease at top corner of approx. pages 113 to 124. Exterior - light edge wear to covers, moderate wear and wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, heavy crease at top corner of front cover - migrates into pages up to page 20, light soiling and a few small air bubbles on covers, liquid stain and fading at top corner of front cover and small liquid mark at bottom of cover, browning to edges of text block. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
2 Heaton, P.M. THE SOUTH AMERICAN SAINT LINE: HISTORY OF A WELSH SHIPPING VENTURE.
Pontypool, Gwent P. M. Heaton 1985 0950771449 / 9780950771441 First Edition Good+ Good+ 
125 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). Many b&w photographs, plus fold-out profile/general arrangement plans at rear. Contents: Author; Acknowledgements; List of Illustrations; Introduction; Richard George Meredith Street and the Barry Shipping Co. Ltd.; Group Captain George Buchanen Bailey DFC and the St. Quentin Shipping Co. Ltd.; The B. and S. Shipping Co. Ltd.; Lord Howard de Walden and Seaford and the South American Saint Line; The Second World War; The Immediate Post-War Period; The "St. Essylt" and "St. Thomas" - A Revolution in Cargo Liner Design; Further Expansion; The Closing Years; Appendix One - Fleet List; Appendix Two - Ships of the Houlder Line which were given South American Saint Line names; Appendix Three - Ships Managed on Behalf of the Ministry of War Transport; Appendix Four - Speeches Made on the Occasion of the Presentation of his Portrait to R.G.M. Street, 8th April, 1949. Book lightly cocked, light waviness to fore-edge of some pages, light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, minor bump at top edge of front board - two on the front edge, small bump at top corner of nothe boards, very small bump at top corner of pages 87 to end of book. Dust jacket has light browning on spine and slightly at edges, moderate wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, some light wrinkling on rear panel. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 


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