Wellingborough, 1st ed., 1986. 160 pp., profusely illustrated with photographs. D.j., 28 x 20cm. FINE. A pictorial history of the transition of the passenger ship from liner to cruise ship covering a period of fifty years. The author describes the great ocean liners of the 1930's, the coming of the one-class cruise ships, the war service of the liners, their return to peacetime service on the North Atlantic and elsewhere, and the great white cruise ships of recent times. Includes vessels owned by Cunard, Swedish-America, Union-Castle, French Line, P&O, United States Lines, Canadian-Pacific, Holland-America, Orient Line, British India, Shaw Savill, Blue Funnel, etc. Profusely illustrated with photographs. 50-YEAR TRANSITION FROM PASSENGER LINER TO CRUISE SHIP.