Rare and Hard-To-Find Books For Sale by the GG Archives
Cunard Line Handbook To the Mediterranean, Adriatic, and The Continent of Europe
Published by Turner and Dunnett, Liverpool, 1905
Original gray cloth, with Cunard logo and design on upper cover. Fine Illustrated, and with 17 tipped-in folding maps on India paper. xii, 179 pp. 1 vols. Oblong 8vo.
Title: Cunard Line Handbook to the Mediterranean, Adriatic and the Continent of Europe
Written by: Cunard Line
Published: December 1905 (Turner and Dunnett, Liverpool)
Number of pages: 178
Size: 20 x 14 cm (7.9" x 5.5") hardcover
From the Introduction: "The information comprised in the following pages has been prepared for the use of Passengers traveling by the Cunard Hungarian-American Line from New York to the Mediterranean and Adriatic. The subject of the handbook is to give a short description of the several ports at which the steamers call and the places of interest easily accessible therefrom; also of the cities and districts which the traveler may pass through who returns overland from a port of call to Liverpool with the intention of there joining a Cunard steamer for America."
Part. 1. The ports of call and the places of interest in the neighbourhood.
- Gibraltar and neighbourhood --
- Naples, Palermo, Italy, and Sicily --
- The sea route from Naples to Trieste --
- Trieste and Austria --
- Fiume, Hungary, &c. --
Part 2. Countries that may be passed through on the way to Liverpool overland from the ports of call.
- Germany and the Rhine --
- Switzerland --
- France and the Riviera --
- Holland and Belgium.
Offices of the Cunard Steamship Company
Principal Passenger Agents (Continental)
General Passenger Agents (Continental)
Index of Plans and Maps
- Map showing Overland Rail Connections to Liverpool from Mediterranean Ports
- Italy and the Adriatic
- The Rhine
- Switzerland and the Italian Lakes
- Holland and Belgium
- Campania and Lucania
- Cabonia and Carmania
- Umbria and Etruria
- Ivernia and Saxonia
Condition: Acceptable, Intact but used.
Price: $750 ( )
Jahrbuch 1914/1915 Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen (1915)
Der Krieg und die Seeschiffahrt unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Norddeutscher Lloyd.
(The war and maritime transport with particular emphasis on North German Lloyd.)
Note: Ex. Morgenstern-Museum Bremerhaven and Ex. GG Archives
Yearbook of 1914/1915 hardcover 14x22 cm, 192 pages, Published by Worl Travel Publishing, Berlin / Bremen, 1st Edition. In German. Relative to age, in good condition.
- Schneildampfer Kronprinzessin Cecilie auf der Reede von Bar Harbour
(Fast steamer Crown Princess Cecilie in the harbor of Bar Harbour)
- Das Wrack des Reichspostdampfers Gneisenau in der Schelde
(The wreck of the imperial post steamer Gneisenau in the Scheldt)
- Das Wrack des Reichspostdampfers Gneisenau in der Schelde [sic]
(The wreck of the imperial post steamer Gneisenau in the Scheldt [sic] )
- Lloyddampfer Sierra Veniana als Lazarettschiff
(Lloyd steamer Sierra Veniana as a hospital ship)
- Lazarettschiff, Krankensaal
(Hospital ship, ward)
- Lazarettschiff, Vorrichtung zur Übernahme von Verwundeten
(Hospital ship, device for acquisition of wounded )
- Lazarettschiff, Vorrichtung zur Übernahme von Verwundeten [sic]
(Hospital ship, device for acquisition of wounded [sic])
- An Bord eines Lazarettschiffes. Ein Verwundeter wird unter Deck befördert
(On board a hospital ship. A wounded man is carried under deck)
- An Bord eines Lazarettschiffes. Ein Verwundeter wird durch die Luke unter Deck befördert
(On board a hospital ship. A wounded man is carried through the hatch below deck)
Condition: Good. Archival Markings (Minimal) on Binding and last Page of book (192)
Price: $60 ( )
Album of Photo-Lithographic Views of Liverpool and New Brighton (1898)
Extremely Rare Hardcover booklet from The "Camera" Series Published by Brown & Rawcliffe, Cromo Lithographers, Colour Printers & Publishers, Liverpool, England that produced a number of similar albums of Views of the United Kingdom during the same approximate time period. The booklet is hardcover with the contents produced accordian style and glued to the front cover with the publication information on the inside back cover shown above on the right.
All images are of a suberb quality for that era and are listed below:
- St. George's Dock & St. Nicholas Church
A Steamship and Clipper Sailing Vessel are docked in the foreground
- The Port of Liverpool, From the Mersey
Shows a number of steamships moored at the Liverpool landing Stage
- The Overhead Railway
Pedestrians and Horse-Drawn vehicles also present
- Mersey Tunnel Station
Pedestrians and Horse-Drawn vehicles also present
- The "Campania" Mail Steamer at the Landing Stage
The Cunard Line steamship shown with a coaling vessel along side and two tugboats visable in the foreground.
- The Sailor's Home
Pedestrians and Horse-Drawn vehicle also present
- Custom House
Various ships tied up on the docks and pedestrian traffic visable
- Church Street
Incredible photograph captures street life in the late 1800s. Lots of identifiable buildings with pedestrians and horse-drawn vehicles present
- Collage of images of New Brighton: Mail Steamer, The Pier, The Lighthouse, The "Red Noses" and Perch Rock Battery.
Condition: VG - Some shelf edging on covers. Interior is excellent
Price: $100 ( )