Tue, 30th Apr 2019 11:00

Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus')

 
  Lot 158
 

158

TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C., “SHIPS OF THE BRITISH MERCHANT NAVY – PASSENGER LINES”, 1932, A ROYAL ASSOCIATION COPY

Estimated at £100 - £150


Condition report

spine faded

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'SHIPS OF THE BRITISH MERCHANT NAVY – PASSENGER LINES', A ROYAL ASSOCIATION COPY

E.C. Talbot-Booth, for Andrew Melrose Ltd., London, 1st edition 1932, numerous colour plates, plus black and white line drawings throughout, separate indexes of shipping companies and vessels, original cloth (spine faded) -- 9¼ x 7in. (23.5 x 18cm.)

Tipped into the preliminary pages is an undated typed letter to the author from the Comptroller to the Household of the Prince of Wales (later Edward VIII and Duke of Windsor) sending the Prince’s approval of the book and his gratitude that five shillings (25p) was going to be donated to the RNLI for every copy sold.

Auction: Maritime and Scientific Models, Instruments & Art ('Hesperus'), Tue, 30th Apr 2019

Pictures and Naval - 1-61

Sailor Art - 65-97

Shipwreck and East India Co. - 100-125

Collectables inc. Rowing, Liner and Fittings - 128-167

Instruments 170-249

Ship Models - 250-287

 

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