Lot 436Brunel Collection The Great Ship Co Ltd Bearer...

Auction Date: 1/03/2016 at 10:30 am



Brunel Collection The Great Ship Co Ltd Bearer Certificate 1859 for 1 share, green printing. Embossed seal with view of this ship built by I. K. Brunel. (When launched the ship was called the “Great Eastern” and was the largest ship of the 19th century) t/w Railways, Steamers and Telegraphs Book by George Dodds. First Edition 1867. An interesting 326 page book mainly about the Transatlantic Cable which had been then recently (1866) laid between Britain and The United States by Brunel’s “The Great Eastern” ship then largest ship constructed. With 10 illustrations. Also chapters regarding Railways in Britain and America. Ocean passenger ships particularly Cunard etc. In original Gold tooled cloth boards, with some wear to covers pages are ok with minor wear (2)

Hammer Price: £75.00

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