Isherwood, J. H.


Liverpool, 1st.ed., 1966. 115 pp., many fine profile drawings. Pict. laminated boards; 25 x 19cm. Front top corned bumped o/w Nr.FINE. J. H. Isherwood went to sea with Blue Funnel Line in 1920 and became renowned for his knowledge of merchant ships and for his accurate profile drawings. In this book he describes and illustrates thirty great passenger liners - his drawings showing the various changes or colour schemes each vessel underwent. Includes liners owned by White Star, Hapag, Shaw Savill, Cunard, Hamburg-South-America, Inman, Canadian-Pacific, Leyland, Red Star, Bibby, Woermann, Royal Mail, Allan, and other shipowners. Vessels include : ADRIATIC, ARAWA, CAP FINISTERRE, CITY OF NEW YORK, EMPRESS OF AUSTRALIA, HANOVARIAN, LANCASHIRE, LUSITANIA, MINNEKAHDA, NILE, ORMONDE, RESOLUTE, VICTORIA, ZEELAND and sixteen other ships. A delightful book.

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