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North Wales Pleasure Steamers

Author : Andrew Gladwell
ISBN : 9781445623788
Genre : Business & Economics
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Cosens Pleasure Steamers

Author : Andrew Gladwell
ISBN : 9781445614649
Genre : Transportation
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This book explores the story in words and pictures of the Cosens Pleasure Steamers.

London S Pleasure Steamers

Author : Andrew Gladwell
ISBN : 9781445641720
Genre : Transportation
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Andrew Gladwell takes us on a journey down the water, exploring the story of the London pleasure steamer.

British Pleasure Steamers 1920 1939

Author : Geoffrey Grimshaw
ISBN : UOM:39015020221878
Genre : Ocean liners
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The Story Of The Paddle Steamer

Author : Bernard Dumpleton
ISBN : 9781841508634
Genre : Fiction
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The paddle steamer holds a unique place in the history of maritime engineering. When the engineers of the early nineteenth century experimented with steamboats they chose the paddle wheel as the form of propulsion. Within twenty years the paddle steamers were at work on inland waters and short sea passages. They were graceful, elegant ships, but in the jet age too slow and uneconomical. In the 1950s they went to the breaker’s yards in droves, and now there are only a few left. This book tells they story of the paddle steamers, and of the men who built, owned and sailed them.

Steamers Of North Wales Past And Present

Author : Frank Crossley Thornley
ISBN : STANFORD:36105035273635
Genre : Shipbuilding
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The Brontes

Author : Juliet Barker
ISBN : 9780748122189
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The story of the tragic Bronte family is familiar to everyone: we all know about the half-mad, repressive father, the drunken, drug-addicted wastrel of a brother, wild romantic Emily, unrequited Anne and 'poor Charlotte'. Or do we? These stereotypes of the popular imagination are precisely that - imaginary - created by amateur biographers from Mrs Gaskell onwards who were primarily novelists, and were attracted by the tale of an apparently doomed family of genius. Juliet Barker's landmark book was the first definitive history of the Brontes. It demolishes myths, yet provides startling new information that is just as compelling - but true. Based on first-hand research among all the Bronte manuscripts, many so tiny they can only be read by magnifying glass, and among contemporary historical documents never before used by Bronte biographers, this book is both scholarly and compulsively readable. THE BRONTES is a revolutionary picture of the world's favourite literary family. 'As a work of scholarship it is briliant . . . For those with a passion for the Brontes, or for Victoriana, or for sheer wealth of historical minutiae, it is a stupendous read' INDPENDENT ON SUNDAY

The Coming Of The Comet

Author : Nick Robins
ISBN : 9781473853713
Genre : Transportation
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In August 1812 Henry BellÍs Comet, a revolutionary paddle steamer, made her first journey on the Clyde. This marked the start of extraordinary developments that completely transformed shipping and transport in Britain, Europe and the Americas. The paddle steamer soon became the key link with Empire, pushing the Honourable East India CompanyÍs wooden walls off the seas; it provided the all- important link with the Americas, and it offered emigrants to the New World a means of pushing westwards. ??In this fascinating new book Nick Robins analyses the remarkable impact of the paddle steamer and goes on to describe its development, both in terms of technology design and in relation to its effects on the transformation of nineteenth-century economies. He includes all Henry Bells disciples - the Burns brothers, Laird, Napier, Fulton, Syminton Cunard and Denny to name a few, and looks at their individual contributions. ??The impact of the paddle steamer on transport is difficult to overstate. It helped with the export of cotton from the American southern states, and with the transport of oil from BurmaÍs oil fields. The great stern wheelers of the Mississipi are legendary, but they also migrated to the Murray and Darling rivers in Australia, and to the Congo and Nile rivers in Africa, and the great rivers of Russia.??This wonderful story of nineteenth-century ingenuity will appeal to shipping enthusiasts and those with a wider interest in industrial history.

Turbine Excursion Steamers

Author : Alistair Deayton
ISBN : 9781445619552
Genre : Transportation
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A new book looking at the history of the turbine pleasure steamer in short sea and coastal service on the Clyde, Irish Sea and Cross Channel routes.

Royal Society For The Encouragement Of Arts Manufactures And Commerce Journal

Author : Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain)
ISBN : UOM:39015058470421
Genre : Industrial arts
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