Reade, Leslie, Introduction.
Title THE CUNARD WHITE STAR QUADRUPLE-SCREW NORTH ATLANTIC LINER QUEEN MARY.
Publisher Bonanza, New York, (1979).
Seller ID 25396
288 pp, 4to (12 1/8" H) hard cover in dust jacket. Profusely illus in b&w with photographs, diagrams, plans, cutaways, advertisements. "The volume is mainly composed of a facsimile reprint of a souvenir number of 'The Shipbuilder and Marine Engine -builder'. The original issue was dated June 1936 and was published to commemorate the maiden voyage of this much-loved ship...A valuable addition is a specially written illustrated epilogue by Leslie Reade, continuing the story of the ships car e e r after its launching." Previous owner's name, place, Christmas date and signature in ink on free front endpaper; tiny dint at bottom of each board; tiny scuff at bottom of front board; extra fold crease on fold-out cross-section illustration at r ea r of book. Dust jacket has has light rubbing, some areas of light edge wrinkling with minor wear, several very small edge tears, tears and tiny chips at top of spine - archivally taped. Very Good/Good+