I need to make special mention of the many books written by Bill Miller, which provide a wonderful visual feeling of the classic ocean liners of the 20th Century.


Balfour, Michael. The Kaiser and His Times. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1972.

Bonsor, N. R. P. North Atlantic Seaway. Jersey Channel Islands: Brookside Publications, 1980.

Braynard, Frank & Miller, William. Fifty Famous Liners. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1982.

Brinnin, John Malcolm. Beau Voyage. New York: Congdon & Weed, 1981.

Brinnin, John Malcolm. The Sway of the Grand Saloon. New York: Delacorte Press, 1971.

Cecil, Lamar. Albert Ballin. Business and politics in Imperial Germany. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1967.

Childers, Erskine. The Riddle of the Sands. London: T. Nelson & Sons, c.1903.

Coleman, Terry. The Liners. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1977.

Cooper Hewitt Museum. Ocean Liner: Speed, Style, Symbol. New York: Smithsonian Institution, 1980.

Gauss, Christian. The German Emperor, as Shown in His Public Utterances. New York: Charles Scribner ’s Sons, 1915.

Hoffman, Ross. Great Britain and the German Trade Rivalry. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press

Hughes, Tom. Blue Riband of the Atlantic. Cambridge: Patrick Stephens, Ltd., 1973.

Huldermann, Bernhard. Albert Ballin. London: Cassell & Co., 1922.

Hynes, Samuel. The Edwardian Turn of Mind. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1975.

James, Robert Rhodes (Editor). Winston Churchill, His Complete Speeches. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1974.

Kipling, Rudyard. The Seven Seas. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1898.

Rudyard Kipling’s Verse. Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Co., 1946.

Lacy, Robert. Queens of the North Atlantic. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1973.

Maddocks, Melvin. The Great Liners. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Books, 1978.

Manley, Seon. Rudyard Kipling, Creative Adventurer. New York: Vanguard Press, 1965.

Maurois, Andre. The Edwardian Era. New York: Appleton-Century Co., 1933.

Maxtone-Graham, John. The Only Way to Cross. New York: Macmillan Publishing Co., 1974.

Miller, William.  Many books; see link above.

Newbolt, Henry. Admirals All. New York: John Lane Co., 1910.

Newbolt, Henry. The Island Race. London:Elkin Mathews, 1914.

Nowell-Smith, Simon (Editor). Edwardian England. London: Oxford University Press, 1964.

Pollard, Sidney & Robertson, Paul. The British Shipbuilding Industry. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1979

Service, Alastair. Edwardian Interiors. London: Barrie & Jenkins, 1982.

Shaum, John & Flayhart, William. Majesty at Sea – The Four Stackers. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1981.

Talbot, Frederick A. Steamship Conquest of the World. London: William Heinemann, 1912.

“Twells Brex”. Scaremongerings from the Daily Mail, 1896 -1914.

Wall, Robert. Ocean Liners. New York: E. P. Dutton, 1977.

Wilkinson, Spenser. Britain At Bay. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1909.

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