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1 Miller, William H., Jr. Preface by Frank A. Trumbour. PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF OCEAN LINERS 1860-1994.
New York Dover 1995 048628137X / 9780486281377 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
142 pp, 12" H. Profusely illustrated with 417 b&w photographs. "One of the most comprehensive pictorial references on ocean liners ever published, this superb chronicle by noted maritime historian William H. Miller, Jr . depicts and describes virtually every passenger ship of over 15,000 tons built between 1860 and the late 1900s. The first ship in this glorious cavalcade is the 'Great Eastern', launched in 1860. The last vessels featured are spectacular cruise ships now under construction. Among the other ships in this memorable maritime assembly are such megaliners as the 'Queen Elizabeth', 'France' and 'Sovereign of the Seas'; the legendary 'Titantic', 'Lusitania' and 'Normandie'; 'floating hotels' such as the 'Monarch of the Seas', 'Regal Princess' and 'Imagination'; and 'wedding cake-style' cruise ships, among them the 'Crystal Symphony' and 'Fascination'. These vessels have covered the seven seas. They were - and are - in routes transatlantic and transpacific, African and South American, colonial Indian, Indochinese and Australian. A number of them have circumnavigated the globe. More than 400 historic photographs depict the fabled ships, documenting dramatic changes in design and construction over the years. Descriptive entries provide vital statistics on each: builder, tonnage, length, speed, passenger load, history and distinguishing characteristics." Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor edge wear. 
Price: 15.00 USD


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