The Cunard Turbine-Driven Quadruple Screw Atlantic Liner "Mauretania"
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constructed by Messrs. Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Ltd., Wallsend-on-Tyne. engined by The Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co.Ltd., Wallsend-on-Tyne
London, Offices of 'Engineering', 1907.
large format hardback (35x27cm). 57 pages + plates.
a little finger marking, but generally clean. in the original binding, lettered in gilt, including "with the Compliments of the Chairman and Directors of the Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co. Ltd.".
wear and tears to the spine. rather shaky and would benefit from being recased.
the very scarce original special publication reprinted from the journal "Engineering" articles. a detailed study of the construction of the ship and her machinery, well illustrated with interior and exterior photos, plans and diagrams, including all the full-page and double-page plates.