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The large volume (9.5\" by 12\") is bound and has approximately 100 pages.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003e The French language book opens with beautiful color and b\u0026amp;w photos of the art onboard. There are tapestries by Jean Picart Le Doux, paintings by Martin Sauvaigo, and lacquered panels by Pierre Dunand. A large fold-out features a portrait by Albert Brenet. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eColor renderings show elegant First Class public rooms and cabins. More images show the vessel under construction and ready to be launched. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eArticles cover the history of the French national anthem and namesake of the ship, the technical aspects, and the air conditioning plant installed onboard. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eMany pages of congratulatory advertising offers cheers from companies ranging from Ford Motor Company and Mazda light bulbs to Christofle Silver and Baccarat Crystal. \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe lovely LA MARSEILLASIE sailed just eight years for Messageries Maritimes before being sold to Arosa Line to become the AROSA SKY.  Just a year later it went to Costa and was renamed BIANCA C.  That ship, still filled with art and rich decor, caught fire in 1961 and sank.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan data-mce-fragment=\"1\"\u003eThe embossed cover is in good condition will light wear and discoloration; the contents are in excellent condition.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e"}

LA MARSEILLAISE: 1949 - Deluxe launch book

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Messageries Maritimes: The deluxe launch book from 1949 for LA MARSEILLAISE, a lovely French liner full of beautiful art. The large volume (9.5" by 12") is bound and has approximately 100 pages.

The French language book opens with beautiful color and b&w photos of the art onboard. There are tapestries by Jean Picart Le Doux, paintings by Martin Sauvaigo, and lacquered panels by Pierre Dunand. A large fold-out features a portrait by Albert Brenet.

Color renderings show elegant First Class public rooms and cabins. More images show the vessel under construction and ready to be launched.

Articles cover the history of the French national anthem and namesake of the ship, the technical aspects, and the air conditioning plant installed onboard.

Many pages of congratulatory advertising offers cheers from companies ranging from Ford Motor Company and Mazda light bulbs to Christofle Silver and Baccarat Crystal.

The lovely LA MARSEILLASIE sailed just eight years for Messageries Maritimes before being sold to Arosa Line to become the AROSA SKY.  Just a year later it went to Costa and was renamed BIANCA C.  That ship, still filled with art and rich decor, caught fire in 1961 and sank.

The embossed cover is in good condition will light wear and discoloration; the contents are in excellent condition.

$150.00
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