Título: Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen 1857-1970 History...
Editorial: Cordillara Publishing Company, Vancouver
Año de publicación: 1994
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included
Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)
Edición: 1st Edition
SIGNED COLLECTIBLE VERY GOOD FIRST EDITION dust jacket hardcover,VOLUME ONE (see our offer for VOLUME TWO as well) free tracking number, clean NEW text, solid binding, NO remainders NOT ex-library, smoke free; slight gentle shelfwear / storage-wear; small jacket top edge tear; a few text pages show tiny corner creasing; WE SHIP FAST. Extensively illustrated. Carefully packed and quickly sent. 201605635 SIGNED "To Ralph S. Groot Retired M.S.B.A. Marine Engineer (steam) 5-9 License 37 1/2 yrs. under the Golden Gate a good Dutch name! Edwin Dreschel July, 1994" The author is a foremost international expert on the great German shipping lines and the history of ship mails, and here presents a masterpiece in two volumes covering what is probably the most exciting period in the history of international shipping commerce. In the period from the middle of the 19th century until the end of the first half ot the 20th, shifts in population, especially to the United States, were massive. The maritime industries of most western European countries flourished, with shipbuilding and shipowning becoming major concerns. It was in Germany that the two mightiest companies developed: Hamburg-Amerika and Norddeutscher Lloyd. Both became key instruments to Germany's trade policy and part of the challenge which that country mounted against Britain's maritime supremacy. Of all the lines which crossed the atlantic, no single concern had such a profound effect o the build-up of the American economy during the period of massive European emigration than Norddeutscher Lloyd, as it held the record for transporting more immigrants than any other line. As the son of a Lloyd captain, Edwin Dreschel is the natural one to present this work detailing the company's history and its ships. Please choose Priority / Expedited shipping for faster delivery. (No shipping to Mexico, Brazil or Italy.)
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