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The Unseen Aquitania

The Ship in Rare Illustrations

By J. Kent Layton, Tad Fitch

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The story of Cunard's elegant Aquitania 'the ship beautiful', told through rare and unusual imagery RMS Aquitania was in service for decades, and was very much beloved. The third in Cunard Line's 'grand trio' of express liners, running mate of the lost Lusitania and the legendary Mauretania (1907), Aquitania was the last surviving four-funnelled ocean liner. Aquitania was pressed into service during both world wars and was one of the longest serving passenger liners of the twentieth century. She was also one of the most elegant, nicknamed the 'ship beautiful'. Maritime authors J. Kent Layton and Tad Fitch have collaborated to put together the most evocative and exciting collection of imagery relating to this historic vessel ever shown. SELLING POINTS: Continuation of the successful 'Unseen' series A collaboration between successful maritime authors collating rare images from a number of collections Revealing the Aquitania as she has never been shown before Evocative visual history of this legendary liner fills a gap in the market Includes many original documents and accounts of people who travelled on the liner 200 b/w, 50 colour

Product code: 9780750967358

ISBN 9780750967358
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H250xW250
No. Of Pages 184
RMS Aquitania was in service for decades, and was very much beloved. The third in Cunard Line's `grand trio' of express liners, running mate of the lost Lusitania and the legendary Mauretania (1907), Aquitania was the last surviving four-funnelled ocean liner.