Floating Palacees: New England to New York on the Old Fall River Line
Providence, RI, Mowbray Publishing Company. 1976, Later Printing. Cloth. Book, Second Printing. Oblong quarto, (11" x 9"), dark blue cloth covered boards. Decorative endpapers. 205 pp. including photo and autobiographical note on author, index and appendix with technical details and descrriptions of all of the Fall River vessels. Very generously illustrated throughout with colorr and black and white vintage photographs, drawings and paintings. This history details every aspect of the luxury travel for which the Fall River Line was famous, including music, menus, interior decorration, officers uniforms, and other trademarked ships items as well as promotional articles and posters. Exhaustive and definitive. This volume is very tight, squrare and lean with very fresh cloth and an interior that is unmarked, unblemished and apparently unread, in a very tight matte, unclipped dust jacket, which (unusual for matte jackets) shows not the slightest trace of dust, soil, stain etc. Sliight rubbing at sppine top, else fine. A really beautiful copy. Very fine in very near fine dust jacket. Fine/Fine.
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