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Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
SHEP (CHARLES SHEPHERD, 1892-?) R•M•S•P AUTUMN CRUISES TO THE WEST INDIES & MEDITERRANEAN / BY "ARCADIAN" & "ARAGUAYA." Circa 1926. 39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm. The Baynard Press, [London.] Condition B+ / B: tears and repaired tears in margins and lower image; creases and abrasions in margins and image; small loss and darkening at bottom edge; tape on verso. Paper. The Arcadian began her nautical life in 1908 as the Asturias, one of the A-Class vessels constructed to sail for the Royal Mail Steamship Packet Company (RMSP). She was torpedoed by a German U-Boat in 1917 and wasn't refitted until 1923. Both she and the Aruguaya (launched in 1906) were removed from service in 1930. Posters and Publicity p. 27.