The Imperator, the world's largest ship was launched on May 23, 1912 and was christened by Kaiser Wilhelm II. Weighing 50,000 tons and measuring 919 feet it exceeded the height of the Woolworth Building, the highest skyscraper in the world.
The steamship flew the flag of the Hamburg-America Line, the oldest of the German lines. The 20 brochure measures 8 1/8 x 10 3/4 and is in good condition. The binding is tight, cover edges slightly frayed.