Monarchs of the Sea

Monarchs of the Sea

The Great Ocean Liners

Book - 1998
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Atlas Books
The mythology surrounding the Titanic overshadows the fact that the ship heralded a new age of transportation that forged the modern travel industry. The decades that followed the saga of the Titanic are laden with the names of even greater liners--the Ile du France, the Normandie, Queen Mary, the Queen Elizabeth, the S.S. United States and many others. This stunning book presents their fascinating history in words and beautiful photos.


McMillan Palgrave
The mythology surrounding the Titanic overshadows the fact that the ship heralded a new age of transportation that forged the modern travel industry. The decades that followed the saga of the Titanic are laden with the names of even greater liners--the Ile du France, the Normandie, Queen Mary, the Queen Elizabeth, the S.S. United States and many others. This stunning book presents their fascinating history in words and beautiful photos.


Book News
Ulrich, a travel writer and photographer, surveys the history of sea travel, from the early adventures of Columbus and Cook to the great luxury liners of the 20th century. Abundant illustrations include paintings and advertisements; photos of famous travelers such as Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, and Frank Sinatra; schematics and photos of grand, post-Titanic liners; and contemporary, brochure-worthy images of the latest generation of cruisers. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Publisher: London : Tauris Parke, 1998
ISBN: 9781860643736
1860643736
Branch Call Number: 387.2432 ULRIC
Characteristics: 264 pages : color illustrations ; 33 cm

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