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The great liners

Author: Melvin Maddocks; Time-Life Books.
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : Time-Life Books, 1984, ©1982.
Series: Seafarers, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : RevView all editions and formats
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Text and photographs describe the great passenger liners that traveled between the United States and Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin Maddocks; Time-Life Books.
ISBN: 0809426641 9780809426645 0809426633 9780809426638 0809426625 9780809426621
OCLC Number: 11166473
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: To ply the Atlantic in a grnd hotel --
ch. 1. First visions of a golden age at sea --
The "Great Eastern": a titan among minnows --
Ch. 2. The fateful odyssey of hul no. 212 --
O "Normaaandie"! O ship of light! --
Ch. 3. The French line: France's monumnet to itself --
Ch. 4. A litany of disasters on the devil sea --
Ch. 5. The "Queens" at war --
Memories of a world goone by --
Bibliography --
Picture credits --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Series Title: Seafarers, v. 4.
Responsibility: by Melvin Maddocks and the editors of Time-Life Books.

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Text and photographs describe the great passenger liners that traveled between the United States and Europe in the first half of the twentieth century.

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