Publisher: Phaidon Press; First Edition edition (May 10, 1995)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 7.6 MB
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This evocative and mawkish booklet, now on hand for the 1st time in paperback, celebrates the golden age of sea shuttle. as soon as the world's greatest and quickest ocean liner via a long way, this day the Queen Mary represents a top of perfection within the artwork of shipbuilding. together with her modern, subtle traces, artwork Deco interiors and beautiful detailing, she encapsulates the spirit of an period characterised by means of splendor and magnificence. On her maiden voyage from Southampton to long island in 1936, this nice new liner supplied a tangible image of the top of the melancholy, to turn into a resource of serious nationwide delight. superbly illustrated with particularly commissioned color pictures and masses formerly unpublished archive fabric, this booklet captures the ambience of the Queen Mary's glory days, to give a accomplished checklist of this fantastic and designated floating instance of the streamlined variety: it is still both attractive to the enthusiastic gourmand and common aesthete alike.