Auction Date: 16/10/2018 at 10:30 am
Shipping - The New Mauretania 1939 - An impressive large format 16 page publication with 11 large fine artist illustrations in Art Deco style of State Rooms. Plus Centre Spread fold out poster with multi-coloured aerial view of the ship its size being 29½ × 22”. Printed of finest quality thick gloss coated paper. In deckled card cover This was printed for just their regular First-Class passenger and leading shareholders. On the first page it has tipped in a printed “Special Note” dated 1947. Stating; “Since this brochure was prepared in 1939, the Mauretania has gained a distinguished record of was service. Between 1939 and 1945 she carried 350,178 troops and steamed 542,440 miles. She is now completely reconditioned from stem to stern, and in the rooms shown in these illustrations no trace of troopship austerity remains. They are as shown here”. Its folded size is 15” × 12½ (380mm ´ 315mm).