Holiday Selection
A curated selection of our latest and greatest titles just in time for the holidays
by Streater, Les
A super collection of attention-grabbing posters from Australia, Belgium, Britain, Canada, and Holland, grouped by shipping firm and including a brief history of each. Lots of full-page images.
174 Pages • hardcover • 2017
by Streater, Les
The second volume of Streater's shipping poster compendia includes examples and corporate bios from France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Japan, Scandinavia, Spain, and the U.S.
174 Pages • hardcover • 2017
by Chris Frame, Rachelle Cross, Robert Henderson & Doug Cremer
The Orient Line's roots go back to 1797 and the days of sail, but the company is most famous for running steamships between the U.K., Australia, and New Zealand. In 1889, it began developing seasonal cruises from British ports. This book is filled with gorgeous images spanning the Orient Line's history.
192 Pages • softcover • 2018
by Frame, Chris & Rachel Cross
The "Aurora" is one of Britain's newest and best-loved cruise ships. Designed for the British cruise market and in service since 2000, the ship pays homage to the P&O line's heritage. This is a must-have tribute for anybody who has sailed aboard "Aurora" or enjoys cruise ships.
96 Pages • softcover • 2018
by Collard, Ian
Drawing on rare, previously unpublished images, Ian Collard provides lavishly illustrated portraits of the ships that flew the Holland America Line pennant.
96 Pages • softcover • 2018
by Miller, William H.
The latest from venerable nautical chronicler William Miller, this book looks at the last decades of the transport liner (1940s to 1960s).The grand dames of the Atlantic routes are here, but Miller really shines when discussing lesser known ships--including the "Antillies", "Oslofjord", "Kampala", and "Changsha"--which plied other waters.
120 Pages • softcover • 2018
by Lavery, Brian
Discussions, images, and diagrams of Isambard Kingdom Brunel's SS "Great Britain"--one of the world's largest ships at her launch in 1843. After 32 circumnavigations and several adaptations, the ship was abandoned in the Falkand Islands in 1933. Now salvaged and restored, she is a star museum ship in Bristol, England.
160 Pages • hardcover • 2012
by Langley, John G.
In 1864, the steamer "Queen Victoria" took the men who would become the "Fathers of Confederation" from Quebec City to Charlottetown and back. Soon after, the ship was lost in a hurricane off Cape Hatteras--leading to a disagreement between the U.S and the new nation of Canada. Langley uses the dispute about who owns the "Queen Victoria's" bell to examine the political environment surrounding Confederation.
208 Pages • softcover • 2018