Whale, Derek M.


3 Vols., Birkenhead, 1st.eds., 1986, 1987 & 1988. 115, 128 & 173 pp., profusely illustrated with photographs, etc. Pict. c.c., 21 x 15cm. 2 leaves loose in Vol. II o/w FINE. Liverpool was once home to some of the greatest passenger liners in the world and in recent years passenger cruise ships have been returning to the Mersey as new facilities are built to accommodate them. In these three volumes, the author recalls some of the famous liners that were once a familiar sight on the Mersey. Ships include MAURETANIA, LUSITANIA, AQUITANIA, ATHENIA, BERENGARIA, BRITANNIC, GEORGIC, CIRCASSIA, EMPRESS OF BRITAIN, EMPRESS OF CANADA, EMPRESS OF RUSSIA, ABA, AUREOL, CARONIA, DERBYSHIRE, EMPRESS OF IRELAND, EMPRESS OF SCOTLAND, HILARY, LANCASTRIA, NOVA SCOTIA, ORDUNA, OXFORDSHIRE, REINA DEL PACIFICO, REINA DEL MAR, SYLVANIA, VESTRIS and many, many others. The books are profusely illustrated with photographs, many hitherto unpublished.

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