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Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class.  The text is mainly quotes from the maritime press which make the ship out to be the greatest achievement in history up until 1930, and probably forever after.  The intro states, \"Our enthusiasm for the new BRITANNIC would result in a description so flowery that the reader might be skeptical.  We believe the story of the BRITANNIC will be more convincing if we let others tell it … The comments in this booklet are from some of the hundreds of publications which have printed articles about the BRITANNIC …\"  Left unsaid is that most publications just printed White Star press releases.  Nonetheless it makes for interesting reading.  \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e But the real stars of this brochure are the detailed b\u0026amp;w photos.  In the context of 1930 these interiors were elegant and familiar to travelers.  In the BRIT's second life as a Cunarder in the 1950s, these same interiors were a cherished throwback to a bygone era.  For Cabin Class, renamed First Class after the war, photos include the Long Gallery, Lounge, Dining Saloon, Card Room, Smoking Room, Verandah Café, Children's Playroom, Gymnasium, Bathing Pool, and six views of cabins and suites.  For Tourist Third Cabin: Lounge, Smoking Room, Ladies' Lounge, Dining Room, Children's Playroom, and two cabins.  For Third Class: Lounge, Children's Playroom, Dining Room, and two cabins.  In the center is a two page starboard profile of the ship.  \u003cbr\u003e \u003cbr\u003e Excellent condition with a light bend on the back cover."}

BRITANNIC: 1930 - Deluxe intro interiors brochure from maiden year

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White Star Line:  A twenty-eight page introductory brochure issued by White Star at the time of the BRITANNIC's entry into service in mid-1930.

The covers are textured fine stock with a wonderful deco image of the ship and the title, "A New Transatlantic Aristocrat."  Insides are dozens of photos of her interiors, mostly Cabin Class but with a smattering of the other two classes - Tourist Third Cabin and Third Class.  The text is mainly quotes from the maritime press which make the ship out to be the greatest achievement in history up until 1930, and probably forever after.  The intro states, "Our enthusiasm for the new BRITANNIC would result in a description so flowery that the reader might be skeptical.  We believe the story of the BRITANNIC will be more convincing if we let others tell it … The comments in this booklet are from some of the hundreds of publications which have printed articles about the BRITANNIC …"  Left unsaid is that most publications just printed White Star press releases.  Nonetheless it makes for interesting reading. 

But the real stars of this brochure are the detailed b&w photos.  In the context of 1930 these interiors were elegant and familiar to travelers.  In the BRIT's second life as a Cunarder in the 1950s, these same interiors were a cherished throwback to a bygone era.  For Cabin Class, renamed First Class after the war, photos include the Long Gallery, Lounge, Dining Saloon, Card Room, Smoking Room, Verandah Café, Children's Playroom, Gymnasium, Bathing Pool, and six views of cabins and suites.  For Tourist Third Cabin: Lounge, Smoking Room, Ladies' Lounge, Dining Room, Children's Playroom, and two cabins.  For Third Class: Lounge, Children's Playroom, Dining Room, and two cabins.  In the center is a two page starboard profile of the ship. 

Excellent condition with a light bend on the back cover.
$150.00
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