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Various: pre-war - "Spanning the Atlantic"

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Cunard Line:  "Spanning the Atlantic" by F. Lawrence Babcock, First Edition published in 1931, hardbound with 228 pages, includes a 1936 letter from Cunard.

Babcock takes a close look at the early years of the Cunard Line with chapters on Samuel Cunard and his founding of the company, Cunard's early connections to Boston, the fierce competition with the Collins Line, the replacement of paddle wheels by propellers, the mass immigration years, the new liners of the early 20th century, the effect of WW1 on the fleet, the booming tourist trade of the 1920s, and Cunard's 10th decade of service in the 1930s.  There are 26 b&w illustrations covering the earliest ships right up to the unnamed "534" (which became the QUEEN MARY).  A very readable account and an interesting perspective from almost 80 years ago. 

Enclosed is a letter from Cunard to Theodor Herrman of Abington, PA, dated 1936.  Herrman had written Cunard asking for a photo history.  Cunard wrote back offering to send them this book, provided dear Theo mailed a check for $1.  Apparently Mr. Herrman did just that, and kept the letter as a souvenir.
 
Very good condition with fading on the spine.
$50.00
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