The Pacific Empresses: An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Empress Liners on the Pacific Ocean


By: Turner, Robert D. (signed)

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Signed and inscribed by author upon title page. "The Empresses were the finest, fastest liners on the Pacific. They forged a link across the North Pacific from the west coast of Canada to Japan, China, and later the Philippines that lasted for over 50 years. This is the dramatic story of the Canadian Pacific's Empresses on the trans-Pacific service, from record-breaking runs and million-dollar silk cargoes to typhoons and war service." - dust jacket. Profusely illustrated with over 400 magnificent black and white reproductions of archival photos, illustrations, maps, timetables and scale drawings, together with detailed text and fleet lists. 290 pages. Index. Bibliography. Map endpapers. Tight, clean and unmarked with light wear. Moderate wear to dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. Original 1983 credit card purchase receipt laid-in. A quality copy of this exceptional history. ; 4to; Signed by Author

Title: The Pacific Empresses: An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Empress Liners on the Pacific Ocean

Author Name: Turner, Robert D. (signed)

Edition: First Edition

ISBN Number: 0919462618

ISBN-13: 9780919462618

Location Published: Victoria, B.C., Sono Nis Press: 1981

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket

Inscription: Signed by Author

Categories: British Columbia, Transportation, Nautical, Empress Liners

Seller ID: 839h1721

Keywords: empress liners pacific empresses canadian pacific steamships ltd. - history ocean liners