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Mauretania

Sacheverell Sitwell

Mauretania

warrior, man, and woman

by Sacheverell Sitwell

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Published by Duckworth in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sacheverell Sitwell
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT165 .S56 1951
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 11-328 p.
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25584845M
    OCLC/WorldCa9988618


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My first book, 'Reading the World' or 'The World Between Two Covers', as it is known in the US, was published in It was inspired by my year-long journey through a book from every country in the world, which I recorded on this blog.

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2, likes 39 talking about this. RMS Mauretania Official Facebook page member of Historic ships network™5/5. I had enjoyed the first book in Conrad Allen's cruise liner mysteries, but second installment Murder on the Mauretania manages to raise the bar even higher.

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Procopius of Caesarea: History of the Wars, c. Books ;vii.3, xi, xiii For all those who ruled over the Mauretanii in Mauretania and Numidia and Byzacium sent envoys to Belisarius saying that they were slaves of the emperor and promised to fight with him.

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Millions of migratory birds winter along the coast at. Mauretania (/ ˌ m ɒr ɪ ˈ t eɪ n i ə, ˌ m ɔːr ɪ-/) is the Latin name for a region in the ancient stretched from central present-day Algeria westwards to the Atlantic, covering northern Morocco, and southward to the Atlas Mountains.

Its native inhabitants, seminomadic pastoralists of Berber ancestry, were known to the Romans as the Mauri and the l: Volubilis, Iol / Caesarea.

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34 pages, stapled as issued. good clean condition, with a little edge wear and staining to first Mauretania book. a scarce and unusual item, being a detailed description of the new Cunard White Star passenger liner 'Mauretania', being built at Birkenhead by Cammell Laird. presumably issued as a press release shortly before her launch in July Mauretania Summary Postcard shows panoramic view of the steamship Mauretania.

Created / Published []. Book/Printed Material Ships of the world: an historical encyclopedia / Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Also available as an electronic book via the World Wide Web to institutions affiliated with netLibrary.

Mauretania, region of ancient North Africa corresponding to present northern Morocco and western and central Algeria north of the Atlas Mountains. Its Mauretania book inhabitants, seminomadic pastoralists of Berber stock, were known to the Romans as the Mauri (i.e., Moors) and the the 6th century bc the Phoenicians and Carthaginians also settled at points along the coast.

The book follows the entirety of the Mauretania‘s career, from initial concept through to the end of the line, and is a celebration of her incredibly successful life.

This page hardback book ( pages of black-and-white plus a page color section) measures ″ x ″ x 1″. Title: The New World: Comics From Mauretania Stand-Alone: Yes Writer(s): Chris Reynolds Illustrator(s): Chris Reynolds Editor: Seth Publisher: New York Review Comics Format: Hardcover Paperback Release Date: May 1st Pages: Genre(s): Comics, Science Fiction ISBN This was nothing like anything I've ever read before.

When RMS Mauretania first set sail on 16 November from Liverpool to New York, she was the Cunard company’s most luxurious ocean liner. She was also the largest and fastest ship in the world at the time. Of course, First Class passengers travelled in style but there had been major improvements to the quality of Third-Class accommodation, too.

The Mauretania was slightly longer ( feet instead of ) and larger (31, tons instead of 31,) than the Lusitania, thus holding the titles of ‘world’s longest’ and ‘world’s largest’ ship from the time she entered service until June when the White Star liner Olympic made her maiden voyage.

The Library of Congress believes that many of the papers in the Detroit Publishing Company collection are in the public domain or have no known copyright restrictions and are free to use and reuse.

For example, all photos published in the U.S. more than 95 years ago are in the public domain. Offering real insight into the life on board during the Mauretania's exotic cruises, a colorful, illustrative history of the second RMS Mauretania.

The RMS Mauretania, the second, was a smaller version of the luxurious Cunard ran the London to New York service from the River Thames and enjoyed enormous popularity from her launch in to her retirement inwhen the great Pages:   The Hardcover of the The New World: Comics from Mauretania by Chris Reynolds at Barnes & Noble.

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There is also a / reissue of the Aylmer volume by Tempus Pub. that is good for the illustrations - both b/w and color. Best, Eric Longo. Interestingly, Mauretania's passenger carrying figures for the s -- at least, the late twenties -- w in ; 18, in in Assuming she made fifteen round trips, this averages out atand passengers per single-way crossing.

By comparison, Olympic's carryings were in some cases more than double Mauretania's - say, 36, if she averaged. When war was declared in Augustshe was pressed into service as a troop- and hospital ship.

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THE CUNARD LINER 'MAURETANIA' OF The Cunard liner MAURETANIA of was built on the Mersey by Cammell Laird at Birkenhead. She was only the third Cunard passenger liner to be built on the Mersey, the other two being the CEPHALONIA (), and the SAMARIA ().

The MAURETANIA passing the QUEEN MARY in mid-Atlantic. This image is from a Cunard Line comparisions booklet, it shows the S/S Mauretania's enormous Pulling Power.

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Print editions of Mauretania Comics - Covers and contents. (For ebook editions and later stories, see your favourite ebook download site.) Complete listing of all known Mauretania Comics and Mauretania books. Mauretania is Number in a series of more than studies produced by the section, most of which were published after the conclusion of the Paris Peace Conference.

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search words:. rare iconic book that's well over years old its in very good Rating: % positive. The RMS Mauretania was a British ocean liner owned by the Cunard Steamship Company.

Designed to be fast and luxurious, the vessel was launched inand began its first transatlantic voyage on November Carrying a total of 2, passengers and crew members, the Mauretania set a world.

English: RMS Mauretania (also known as the "Maury") was an ocean liner of the Cunard Line, launched on 20 September At the time, she was the largest and fastest ship in the world. Mauretania became a favourite among her passengers. After capturing the Blue Riband for the fastest transatlantic crossing during her inaugural season, Mauretania held the speed record for 22 ce of: hospital ship.

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The two new ships were to become the LUSITANIA and MAURETANIA. Cunard also guarantee to remain a British Company. Cunard also guarantee to remain a British Company. JUNE 7th The first rivet on the keel plates of LUSITANIA is laid by Lord Inverclyde, the Cunard Chairman, at.

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