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Queen Victoria

Author : Chris Frame
ISBN : 0752452983
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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From her exquisite Grand Lobby to her Royal Court Theatre (complete with box seating), this sumptuous photographic record takes the reader on a journey through the public rooms of this stately ship Queen Victoria was the first in a new breed of Cunard Ships--her unique design, based on the Vista Class hull of Carnival Corporation, is strengthened and enhanced to give her the ability to cross the North Atlantic Ocean. This hybrid of ocean liner and cruise ship represents a new era for the 170-year-old Cunard Line, introducing one of the most luxurious ships to carry the Golden Lion. Built by Fincantieri and introduced into service in late 2007, Queen Victoria’s reign is young; however, she has had a notable career with royal engagements, tandem Atlantic crossings, and Gala-World Cruises where she has been welcomed internationally with open arms. This photographic journey around the modern yet stately Queen Victoria is full of quirky and amusing anecdotes and stories looking back over the life of QV. Each room is described in light narrative with complementing photographs to create a lasting memento of a voyage aboard Cunard’s newest monarch.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Queen Elizabeth

Author : Chris Frame
ISBN : 0752459163
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 39.76 MB
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Queen Elizabeth: A Photographic Journey allows the reader to travel aboard Cunard's newest ship, the second largest ship to carry the Cunard colors. The ultimate in luxury cruising awaits aboard Queen Elizabeth. From the three-story Royal Court Theater, complete with box seating, to the opulence of the Queens Room, the authors have captured the interior elegance of Queen Elizabeth with never-before-published images. Explore the areas not so easy to see with a tour of the engine room, stores, and the bridge before returning to the passenger areas to explore bars, lounges, restaurants, and cabins. With an afterword by Captain Wells and memories from Commodore Rynd this beautifully updated soft cover edition is the perfect Queen Elizabeth souvenir.
Category: Transportation

The Eton Book Of The River With Some Account Of The Thames And The Evolution Of Boat Racing

Author : L. Byrne
ISBN : 9781473343528
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 88.90 MB
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First published in 1935, this fascinating volume traces the history of English boat-racing from its origins as a forbidden pastime, to the respected sport that sport that it is today. This book will appeal those with an interest in the history of boat-racing and Eton college, and it is not to be missed by collectors of vintage sporting literature. Contents include: "The Thames Highway", "River versus Road", "Bathing up to 1840", "Bathing after 1840", "Black Potts to Brocas Clump", "Brocas Meadow to Monkey Island", "Eton College Boat House", "Floods and Frosts", "The Boats", "School Races", "The Eight", "Racing Boats", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in a modern, high-quality edition complete with the original artwork and text.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Great Photographic Journeys

Author : John Hannavy
ISBN : UOM:39015082653794
Genre : Photography
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150 years ago travelling with a camera was both a novelty and an enormous challenge. The intrepid photographers who took their cameras to remote parts of the world brought back images which amazed their peers. Photographer and historian John Hannavy has recreated some of their epic journeys: exploring the Nile from Cairo to Abu Simbel along the route Francis Frith followed between 1856 and 1859; exploring China and Cyprus as John Thomson did between 1863 and 1878.
Category: Photography

Queen Victoria A Personal History

Author : Christopher Hibbert
ISBN : 9780007372010
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Christopher Hibbert’s acclaimed biography of Queen Victoria is as impressive and authoritative as the great woman herself.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Reality Recorded

Author : Gail Buckland
ISBN : UCSD:31822007604481
Genre : Documentary photography
File Size : 55.83 MB
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"[P]resents documentary photographs taken with calotype and wetplate cameras up to the advent of the dry plate, around 1884: the barricades in Paris in 1848 and 1871; corpses on the fields of Lucknow after the Indian Mutiny of 1858; the opening of London's first underground railway, 1862; a slave pen in Alexandria, Virginia, 1865; a British mental hospital patient, 1852; the bound feet of Chinese ladies, 1870. Pictures by the great photographers of England, France, and America are included - Fenton and Talbot, Bayard and Marville, Gardner, Brady and O'Sullivan"--P. [2] of cover.
Category: Documentary photography

Century City

Author : Tate Modern (Gallery)
ISBN : UOM:39015053123611
Genre : Art
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Explores the relationship between the metropolis and the creation of art, focusing on the art centers of Paris, New York, Vienna, Moscow, London, Bombay, Lagos, and Tokyo, and profiling the artists who were inspired by those locales.
Category: Art


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ISBN : UOM:39015013193191
Genre : Art
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The Photohistorian

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ISBN : UOM:39015058905913
Genre : Photography
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Category: Photography

Final Journey

Author : Nicolas Wheatley
ISBN : 9780750996358
Genre : Transportation
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This new history reveals the previously untold story of why and how trains have been used to transport the coffins of the dead, enabling their burial in a place of significance to the bereaved. From Royalty, aristocrats and other VIPs (including Sir Winston Churchill and the Unknown Soldier) to accident victims and ordinary people, this book explores the way in which these people made their final journey by train before being laid to rest. Profusely illustrated with many images, some never previously published, Nicholas Wheatley’s work details how the mainline railways carried out this important yet often hidden work, from the Victorian age to the 1980s. The continuation of ceremonial funeral transport on many heritage railways brings the story up to the present day.
Category: Transportation

Book Review Digest

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ISBN : UOM:39015078261891
Genre : Bibliography
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On The Trail Of Queen Victoria In The Highlands

Author : Ian Mitchell
ISBN : 0946487790
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Award-winning author and mountaineer follows in the footsteps of the woman as well as the monarch who came to see the Highlands as her retreat and solace. This historical biography cum guide book has a wealth of new material about "Mrs Brown". From her short walks to her large scale expeditions and her days out on the mountains, her experiences add to any walker's enjoyment of the region. It includes maps, line drawings, and never before seen photographs from the Washington Wilson collection.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Woman S Year Book

Author : G. Evelyn Gates
ISBN : UOM:39015012993054
Genre : Women
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Category: Women

Canadian Book Review Annual

Author : Joyce M. Wilson
ISBN : 0968242154
Genre : Books-Reviews-Canada
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Category: Books-Reviews-Canada

The Photo Review

Author : Stephen Perloff
ISBN : UCSD:31822022113864
Genre : Photography, Artistic
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Category: Photography, Artistic

Ab Bookman S Weekly

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ISBN : UOM:39015039230795
Genre : Antiquarian booksellers
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Category: Antiquarian booksellers