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First class : legendary ocean liner voyages around the world

Author: Gérard Piouffre
Publisher: New York : Vendome Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Not so long ago, magnificent ocean liners—unmatched in opulence by today’s vessels—sailed the seas from New York to Rio, Alexandria to Marseilles, and from Southampton to Singapore. In this enchanting book, presented in a slipcase made to resemble a battered steamer trunk, these legendary ships—The Normandie, The Mauretania, and The Majestic —are gloriously resurrected through photographs, posters, watercolors,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gérard Piouffre
ISBN: 9780865652569 0865652562
OCLC Number: 317927297
Description: 359 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 16 x 24 cm in box 17 x 24 cm
Contents: The Mediterranean and the Suez Canal --
The Transatlantic crossing and the Blue Riband --
The South Atlantic and Caribbean --
Through the Suez Canal to the Far East --
The Transpacific crossing --
Routes of ice and gold.
Responsibility: Gérard Piouffre.
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Intenda to resurrect legendary ships such as The Normandie, The Mauretania and The Majestic through photographs, posters, watercolours, advertising art and memorabilia. This book offers readers an  Read more...

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