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Maginnis, A.J. / The Atlantic Ferry, ships, Men, 108

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Description: The Atlantic Ferry, Its Ships, Men, and Working
Author Maginnis, A.J.
Edition First Edition
Published Whittaker & Co. London 1892
Description VII-304 pp. Uncut.Illustrated and indexed. Ahighly interesting treatise on the functioning of Transatlantic crossing. gives a table of "Rapid Passages" lists of average number of passengers, plates and diagrams of the ships in this very interesting period of the Sail/Steam transition as well as the increasing immigration to the United States. A fine, uncut copy, printed on "De Luxe" paper in a limited edition of 150 copies only, in the original gilt lettered/ decorated vellum binding. [comes with the errata slip] Some ugly Ex Library stamps, and a small split at top of spine, else, a very desirable and rare book.
Book condition Very Good
Binding Full-Vellum
Book size 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
  • Number: 1080299 (2179L)
  • Dealer: Speculum Orbis Nauticum







 
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