A Very Good + or better copy of the first edition, first printing, in the Publisher's original blue cloth with the spine lined and lettered in gilt and the front board lined in black and illustrated in gilt, SIGNED, PLACED, AND DATED BY ARTHUR MAGINNIS on the half-title as follows: "Arthur Maginnis / Liverpool - August 1892; a history of cross-Atlantic travel from 1840 to 1890 during which period such travel transitioned from wooden ships under sail to steam-powered iron ships, bringing a decrease in cross-Atlantic travel time from eleven days to five. The volume includes chapters on early Atlantic steamers, the Cunard and Collins Lines, the Inman, Anchor, and Allan Lines, the Galway, National, and Guion Lines, the White Star Line, Dominion, American, State, Warren, Wilson, and Beaver Lines, the Leyland, Johnston, London Lines, and Continental Lines, and more. The book contains the tipped-in errata slip, a frontispiece and 13 folding plans and illustrations, and numerous other illustrations within the text -- some of which are full-page. A Very Good + copy SIGNED, PLACED, AND DATED BY ARTHUR MAGINNIS. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: The Atlantic Ferry, Its Ships, Men, and ...
Publisher: Whittaker And Co.
Publication Date: 1892
Book Condition: Very Good +
Edition: First edition
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