by Kenneth Vard.
Kingfisher Publications, 1990.
1st edition. large landscape format hardback. 219 pages. ISBN 0946184658.
very good condition in the dust-jacket, lightly faded to the spine.
a major maritime art book devoted exclusively to paintings of great ocean liners of the 20th century. 78 liners are illustrated, each plate reproduced in full colour from paintings by renowned marine artists, including W.L.Wyllie, Norman Wilkinson, Jack Spurling, Kenneth Shoesmith, Charles Pears, John Stobart, John Alcott, Montague Dawson, Charles Muncaster, and others. a descriptive and explanatory text is printed opposite each plate and additional text contains histories of the liners, technical details, artists biographies, etc.