British Cross-channel Railway Passenger Ships - John de S. WinserSparkford: Patrick Stephens Limited, 1994, Hardback in Dust Wrapper.
Condition: Good+ — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper slightly age-toned. Faint ripple through the text block although text and illustrations remain bright.
Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Silhouettes; Illustrated endpapers and blanks; In their heyday, Britain's railway companies expanded into marine, hotel, port and airline activities. This book features the passenger ships which the railways introduced on their cross-Channel routes to the Continent, Ireland and the Channel Islands. It is a pictorial record using more than 130 photographs, carefully selected from a number of enthusiasts' collections. These illustrations, many of which are previously unpublished, are supported by information highlighting the vessel's sometimes varied and colourful career, researched from official historical documents, together with basic statistical data for each ship.