Publisher: Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson Limited, Wallsend-on-Tyne;
Date of Publication: 1953
Stock Code: 8356
FIRST EDITION. Quarto, pp. 40. Illustrated throughout in monochrome and duo-tone. Publishers’ blue cloth with gilt titles and monogram to upper board,with pictorial card wrappers bound-in. Spine scuffed and a little sunned; boards rubbed at corners. Printed compliments slip from Swan Hunter to front paste-down, above ownership address label; ownership inscription to ffep; no further annotation; contents clean and crisp. A Very Good copy overall.
Published on the occasion of the company’s jubilee in 1953. Panorama by Kruger is an article giving the novelists impressions of visits to the shipyards at Wallsend & Glasgow, while Symes’ Profiles tells the stories of the individual companies making up the modern whole. Scarce.
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