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LIFEBOAT HANDBOOK GUIDE FROM THE 1960's

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MOSTLY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

DESCRIPTION -- Very old example of a traditional book found onboard cruise ships years ago which is a 'Lifeboat Handbook Guide' and dates from the 1960's. It is in a very good condition and contains many pages of interesting features concerning lifeboat drills and use in case of emergency. This is a fascinating book and one that is rarely seen these days (click on the picture to view the inside of the book).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Lifeboats

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Item: TT1520 BA156
Price
£5.00
UK Postage: £1.75
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

TOURS INFORMATION BOOKLET FROM THE ITALIAN LINE DATED 1974

MARITIME BOOK COLLECTION
MANY RARE AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE

DESCRIPTION -- This item is from The Italian Line and is an original item from this shipping company. It is a Tours Information Booklet which is from 1974. It covers cruise details to Argentina and Brazil for the two vessels the 'MS Augustus' and the 'SS Christoforo Colombo'. The item is in a fantastic condition and unmarked.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Italian Line or Italia Line, also known as the Italia di Navigazione S.p.A., was a passenger shipping line that operated regular transatlantic service between Italy and the United States, as well as Italy and South America. During the late years '60, the company was also heavily involved in cruising. It later, from 1981, concentrated her activity in worldwide freight and containers traffic service.

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Item: TT1498 BA155
Price
£9.00
UK Postage: £1.75
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.50

RARE TO FIND BOOK 'WORSHIPFUL COMPANY OF SHIPWRIGHTS EXHIBITION FROM 1947

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MOSTLY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

DESCRIPTION -- Rare to find book from 1947 which is a copy of the souvenir brochure and catalogue for the Worshipful Company of Shipwrights Exhibition. A thick book containing over 300 pages, it has some great stories, promotions and adverts from the period and is in a good condition (click on the picture for a view of some pages from the inside of the book).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- The Shipwrights Company is 59th in the order of seniority (fixed in 1515) of the 108 livery companies of the City of London, not having been granted livery itself until 1782. It is however incorporated "by prescription", a legal acknowledgement that it existed before 1199. It is one of the larger companies, with over 400 liverymen and 250 freemen, whose qualification for admission is a professional maritime background.

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Item: TT1477 BA155

SUPERB BOOK SHOWING THE COMPANY HISTORY OF THE P&O LINE FROM 1986

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MOSTLY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

DESCRIPTION -- Superb maritime book is available which contains over 200 pages and is entitled The Story of P&O by David Howarth & Stephen Howarth. It was produced in 1986 and is full of great detail and colour pictures and is a great reference book and covers the story of the P&O Line up to that date. It has superb pictures and drawings (click on the picture to see some open pages) and when first published was extremely expensive to purchase.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, which is usually known as P&O, is a British shipping and logistics company which dated from the early 19th century. Following its sale in March 2006 to Dubai Ports World for 3.9 billion, it became a subsidiary of DP World; however, the P&O brand has been retained. The company was headquartered in London, in the United Kingdom; it was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

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Item: TT1461 BA153
Price
£19.00
UK Postage: £6.00
Europe Postage:£8.00
Elsewhere: £11.00

SOUVENIR BOOK/MAP FROM THE BROCKLEBANK LINE CIRCA 1950's

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MOSTLY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

DESCRIPTION -- This item is a book/map item from The Brocklebank Line shipping company and is from the 1950's. The book part is an index of longitude and latitude coordinates for India and Pakistan and the map shown is of India and Pakistan, Ceylon and Burma and opens up into a very large size. The map is produced in a parchment material and the item is generally in a good condition (click on picture to view the opend map).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Excellent

HISTORY -- The Brocklebank Line was another fine British shipping company that disappeared as a result of the container revolution in the late 1960s and early 1970s. It was the end of an era as traditional shipping gave way to containerisation.

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Item: TT1459 BA153
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

BOOK 'THESE SPLENDID SHIPS' - THE STORY OF THE P&O LINE FROM 1960

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MOSTLY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

DESCRIPTION -- Superb book entitled These Splendid Ships and is the story of The Peninsular & Oriental Line by the author David Divine. It was published in 1960 and contains over 250 pages of interesting facts and pictures. The history of this great shipping line is explored in great detail and is a great read.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Good

HISTORY -- The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company (P&O) has a celebrated history dating back to the 1830s. It was incorporated by a Royal Charter in 1840, and its name therefore includes neither "PLC" nor "Limited". The initials "P&O" are among the most familiar anywhere, and its house flag, older even than the Company itself, is one of the best known.

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Item: TT1456 BA153
Price
£16.00
UK Postage: £4.00
Europe Postage:£6.00
Elsewhere: £8.00

FLAGS, FUNNELS & HULL COLOURS BOOK & PENNANT FROM 1963

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MANY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

DESCRIPTION
-- Very famous and commonly used book entitled Flags, Funnels and Hull Colours by Colin Stewart. With copies always generally found onboard most ships, this particular copy was found from onboard the SS Nevasa of the B.I.S.N.C. and signed by the Commander and dates dates from 1963 and is in a great condition.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Maritime Books

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Item: TT1442 BA152
Price
£15.00
UK Postage: £3.00
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £6.50

VERY EARLY CUNARD AND ANCHOR LINES 'ATLAS OF THE WORLD' BOOKLET

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MOSTLY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

DESCRIPTION -- Superb atlas/map book from two of the leading shipping companies of recent years and is a very early booklet entitled 'Atlas of the World' and is from the Cunard and Anchor Lines shipping company. The size of the booklet is 8" x 6" (20cm x 15cm) and original from the period.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- Anchor Line was founded in 1856 as Handysides & Henderson although Handysides & Co. had owned ships prior to this date. In 1872 the Barrow Steamship Co. was formed in partnership with the Duke of Devonshire and ships were later transferred between Anchor Line and Barrow SS Co., but the two companies have been treated as one for the purposes of this list.

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Item: TT1428 BA152
Price
£9.00
UK Postage: £1.75
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £6.00

ORIGINAL LAUNCH BOOKLET OF THE RMS QUEEN MARY DATED 1934

MARITIME BOOK SELECTION
MOSTLY RARE, DELETED OR DIFFICULT TO FIND

ITEM PRICE REDUCED
{was £69 - now £59}

DESCRIPTION -- Great item which was brought out as the official Launch Booklet for the introduction of the RMS Queen Mary. It is an original publication and is dated Wednesday 26th September 1934 and this very rare to find item is in a mint condition and measures 13" x 10" (33cm x 27cm). The booklet covers the preparation for launch of the great ship and has some fantastic pictures (Click on the pictures to see a view from inside).
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Very Good

HISTORY -- RMS Queen Mary is a retired ocean liner that sailed the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line (then Cunard-White Star when the vessel entered service). Built by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland, she was designed to be the first of Cunard's planned two-ship weekly express service from Southampton to Cherbourg to New York, in answer to the mainland European superliners of the late 1920s and early 1930s.

NOTES -- Many other types of booklets and books are also available from Travellers in Time and are on the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for please contact us with your interest at sales@travellersintime.net. (SCode NN) [PR]

Item: TT1276 BA144
Price
£59.00
UK Postage: £3.50
Europe Postage:£4.50
Elsewhere: £7.00

JUNE 1917 'BILLS OF FARE' FROM ST PAUL OF THE AMERICAN LINE

MARITIME BOOK COLLECTION
MANY RARE AND NO LONGER AVAILABLE

DESCRIPTION -- This item is dated from the 2nd June 1917 and is an original item of use. It is a 'Bills of Fare' booklet from the American Line vessel The St Paul. It is for the voyage 256 West of the date listed. A rare item such as this does not come along that often. It is in a fairly good condition considering the age and has some fantastic facts in it from the time of its service.
[ONLY 1 AVAILABLE]

CONDITION -- Fair

HISTORY -- The ST. PAUL and sister ship ST. LOUIS steamed between England and New York for the American Lines. These ships were very successful a liners, in spite of their smaller size and lesser luxury than many contemporary foreign vessels. They could each carry 1340 passengers in civillian service. These ships were provided with seventeen watertight compartments, and additional compartments surrounding the machinery.

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Item: TT1181 BA134
Price
£25.00
UK Postage: £1.75
Europe Postage:£2.50
Elsewhere: £5.50

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