“Royal Mail”, a centenary history of the Royal Mail Line 1839-1939
Trade and Travel Publications, 
A Dictionary, Theoretical, and Historical, of Commerce and Commercial Navigation – J R McCulloch
London, printed for Longman, Brown, Green…., 1845
B.I., The British India Steam Navigation Company Limited
by Laxon & Perry
World Ship Society, 1994.
an elusive shipping company history
Blue Peter, the Magazine of Sea Travel
January – June 1930 [part volume 10]
Hook, F.A. [editor]
London, offices of the ‘Blue Peter’, 1930.
six monthly issues bound together in a hardback binding of leather spine and cloth boards, with all the original colour printed covers incorporating a reproduction of a Jack Spurling sailing ship painting.
a half-year volume of this famous pre-war travel magazine, with the emphasis on ships and the sea – a lovely period piece magazine from the great days of sea travel, including articles by Basil Lubbock, John Scott Hughes, etc.