Orient Line Guide: Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land
- Usually Ships Within 7 Days
Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (567 pages)
Author: W. Loftie
Year: (1889) 2008
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
This book was published in 1889 for the purpose of providing useful information and travelling tips to intending passengers sailing to Australia and New Zealand aboard steam ships of The Orient Line.
A brief history of the Orient Line, names of the ships then in service and their tonnage, on board descriptions of services and classes, likely weather conditions during the voyage and medical aspects are included. Consisting of over 500 pages, it contains descriptions and illustrations throughout of voyages from London to Australia, as well as including notes and description about places in cities and countries such as Palestine, Cairo, Italy, Athens and New Zealand.
A fascinating book for all those who love to travel today and who are interested in learning about travel in a bygone era.
High quality scanned images of the whole of the original book. This CD has been bookmarked for easy navigation, and pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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