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The AUSONIA and ESPERIA could whisk travelers from Genoa to Alexandria in luxurious surroundings.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe thick-stock brochure features fold-out covers with plans on AUSONIA on the front cover and ESPERIA on the back. The interiors were the carved-to-death style so beloved by Italians.  The text is in English.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eFirst Class photos from the AUSONIA show the Grand Vestibule, Library, Ball Room, Verandah, Dining Room, Restaurant, Children's Dining Room, Smoking Room and Bar, and six different cabin views. Second Class photos show the Dining Room, Music Room, Smoking Room and Bar, and Winter Garden. Also shown is the Third Class Dining Room.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eESPERIA First Class photos include the Information Bureau, Dining Room, Central Vestibule, Restaurant, Ladies Gallery, Smoking Room, Library, Ball Room, Card Room and Bar, and six different cabin views. Second Class photos show the Dining Room, Music Room, Smoking Room, and Bar. Also shown is the Third Class Dining Room.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe pre-WW2 Sitmar Line disappeared in 1932 when the Italian government consolidated the shipping industry. Both ships went to Lloyd Triestino. AUSONIA, just seven years old, was destroyed by a fire at Alexandria in 1935. ESPERIA was sunk in 1941 by a British sub.\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e\u003cbr data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eVery good condition."}

AUSONIA & ESPERIA - Deluxe 1931 interiors brochure w/ plans

Product Description
Sitmar Line (Società Italiana di Servizi Marittimi): A deluxe, forty-eight page brochure from 1931 for "Grand Express Service" of the new AUSONIA (1928) and older ESPERIA (1921).

When Egypt became the hot ticket destination on the Grand European Tour, companies such as Sitmar put into service deluxe express steamers. The AUSONIA and ESPERIA could whisk travelers from Genoa to Alexandria in luxurious surroundings.

The thick-stock brochure features fold-out covers with plans on AUSONIA on the front cover and ESPERIA on the back. The interiors were the carved-to-death style so beloved by Italians.  The text is in English.

First Class photos from the AUSONIA show the Grand Vestibule, Library, Ball Room, Verandah, Dining Room, Restaurant, Children's Dining Room, Smoking Room and Bar, and six different cabin views. Second Class photos show the Dining Room, Music Room, Smoking Room and Bar, and Winter Garden. Also shown is the Third Class Dining Room.

ESPERIA First Class photos include the Information Bureau, Dining Room, Central Vestibule, Restaurant, Ladies Gallery, Smoking Room, Library, Ball Room, Card Room and Bar, and six different cabin views. Second Class photos show the Dining Room, Music Room, Smoking Room, and Bar. Also shown is the Third Class Dining Room.

The pre-WW2 Sitmar Line disappeared in 1932 when the Italian government consolidated the shipping industry. Both ships went to Lloyd Triestino. AUSONIA, just seven years old, was destroyed by a fire at Alexandria in 1935. ESPERIA was sunk in 1941 by a British sub.

Very good condition.
$150.00
Maximum quantity available reached.