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Image for Shipping Wonders of the World - The "Queen Mary's" Engines - Part 39 (Thirty-Nine)

Shipping Wonders of the World - The "Queen Mary's" Engines - Part 39 (Thirty-Nine)

By: Dean, F.E.; Holmes, Capt. J.W.; Bowen, Frank C.; Carr, F.G.G.; Chatterton, Lieut.-Com. E. Keble

Price: $69.95

Publisher: London, The Amalgamated Press, Ltd.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 845g1052

Condition: Good


Pages 1221-1252. Many great black and white photos. Features: Erling Tambs and the "Teddy" (continued); The Queen Mary's Engines - article, photos and nice colour illustration of the vessel at sea; Fifty Years in Sail - Vivid extracts from the log of the late Captain J.W. Holmes; Troops and Trooping - the work of troopships during the war of 1914-18 solved problems that had never before arisen on so large a scale; Yacht Cruising - amateurs may now set about yacht cruising in an economical and seamanlike manner; Battle of the Nile - the engagement in Aboukir Bay between Nelson and Nap... View more info

Image for The Great War Magazine - Part 27: The Standard History of the All-Europe Conflict (World War 1/One)  February 20th, 1915

The Great War Magazine - Part 27: The Standard History of the All-Europe Conflict (World War 1/One) February 20th, 1915

By: Wilson, H.W.: Editor

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, Amalgamated Press: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432a9875

Condition: Fair


Front cover portrait of Vice-Admiral Sir George Patey, K.C.V.O., Commanding the Australian Squadron. Early gains and losses in the war by sea. Plot and counterplot among the arming neutrals. Centerfold entitled 'How the Germans were Cleared from a French Village with the aid of a '75' gun". Photos and illustrations include: German cruiser Emden's exploit at Madras; Sectional view of a German submarine / unterseeboote; British naval losses in the North Sea on September 22nd, 1914, when the Aboukir, Hogue, and Cressy were torpedoed by German submarines; Torpedo-boat harbours under const... View more info