The liner : retrospective & renaissance Philip Dawson London : Conway Maritime, 2005 Hardcover. 1st ed. and printing. 256 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm. Includes bibliographical references (p. -253) and index. Clean, tight and strong binding with clean dust jacket. No highlighting, underlining or marginalia in text. VG/VG
This stylishly designed book tells the fascinating story of the greatness and glamour of the ocean liner. The history of these vessels is recounted with full exploration into their design, construction and development, along with a social history of those who worked and travelled on them.
The story is brought full circle with a discussion of the liner’s increasing influence on cruise ship design and the Queen Mary 2, which initiated a new liner era for the twenty-first century.