Auction Date: 20/06/2019 at 10:15 am
Orient Line Guide 1890 - A very extensive 438 page guide all about the ships of this shipping company that plied between England, India and Australia. With 12 fine full page illustrations of their ships and fine engraved illustrations of their ships saloons and dining rooms, Plus 27 full page engraved illustrations of places of interest in various countries they visit. Also many fold out maps, charts and fold out plans of these ships in their fleet. Chapters for travellers detailing the ships luxury and comfort also the new electric lighting and refrigeration. Also chapters about places and countries their ships stop at and travel to. In addition pictorial adverts of Australian hotels. In black hard cover gold tooled cloth bound board size 7” x 8¼” and 1¼” thick. This is the largest and most detailed passenger shipping line guide we have ever seen.