Lot 474

The New Mauretania Publication, 1939 an impressive large...

Auction Date: 4/11/2021 at 10am

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The New Mauretania Publication, 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 multicoloured aerial view of the ship its size being 29½ x 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 added. Stating; "Since this brochure was prepared in 1939, the Mauretania has gained a distinguished record of war service. Between 1939 and 1945 she carried 350,178 troops and steamed 542,440 miles. She is now completely reconditioned from stem to stern, & no trace of troopship austerity remains", folded size is 15" x 12½".

Guide Price: £50.00 - £70.00

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