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A Tale of Two Sisters - The History of The Atlantic Empresses.

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The story of the two Canadian Pacific Railway Company Atlantic liners, Empress of Britain (launched 1906, sunk 1914) and Empress of Ireland (launched 1905, scrapped 1930). Both ships were involved in collisions in the St Lawrence River (Britain 1906, sunk. Ireland 1914, sank the steamer Helvetia.). Used paperback in good condition. Externally clean with little signs of wear and spine not creased. However, the top edges of text block have been bumped with the top edges of pages 185 to 190 indented and creased over a distance of 10 cm. The fore edges of the book are also bent out of shape. The spine is cocked. Internally the book is clean throughout with tight binding. Dedication from the author on the inside of the front cover.

Item details

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Signed by author
Author(s):
Kinder, I
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 inches, landscape
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780993688706
Number of pages:
210
Publisher:
Ian Kinder
Title:
A Tale of Two Sisters - The History of The Atlantic Empresses.

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The story of the two Canadian Pacific Railway Company Atlantic liners, Empress of Britain (launched 1906, sunk 1914) and Empress of Ireland (launched 1905, scrapped 1930). Both ships were involved in collisions in the St Lawrence River (Britain 1906, sunk. Ireland 1914, sank the steamer Helvetia.). Used paperback in good condition. Externally clean with little signs of wear and spine not creased. However, the top edges of text block have been bumped with the top edges of pages 185 to 190 indented and creased over a distance of 10 cm. The fore edges of the book are also bent out of shape. The spine is cocked. Internally the book is clean throughout with tight binding. Dedication from the author on the inside of the front cover.

Added value:
Signed by author
Author(s):
Kinder, I
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 inches, landscape
Edition:
2014
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-13:
9780993688706
Number of pages:
210
Publisher:
Ian Kinder
Title:
A Tale of Two Sisters - The History of The Atlantic Empresses.

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