A VOYAGE WITH THE MAILS BETWEEN BRISBANE ' LONDON ; AUSTRALIA AND GREAT BRITAIN. A MEMENTO BY AN AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER WITH 103 ORIGINAL PHOTOGRAPHS.

Orient Line.


£65.00




Printed & Published by The London Stereoscopic & Photographic Company, Ltd., 106 & 108, Regent Street, W., from whom, and from the Barber's Shops on board Ship, copies may be obtained. 4th ed., 1920. 68 (text) + plate pp. (all latter guarded). Large frontis + 102 other photographs (1 tipped in) Blue woven cloth ; black & white pict. front cover ; bevelled boards. 30 x 25cm. Slight wear to head & tail of spine & to corners o/w V.G. First published in 1911, this attractive memento was designed for passengers sailing from London to Australian ports aboard Orient Line passenger ships prior to and after the First World War. The book describes, and illustrates with 103 photographs, victualling the ship for the long voyage ; Thames to Plymouth ; Bay of Biscay ' Ushant ' Cape St. Vincent ' Gibraltar ; Marseilles ; Naples & Pompeii ; Straights of Messina ' the Earthquake ' Taranto ; Embarking the Mails ' Port Said and the Suez Canal ; Red Sea ' Perim ' Aden ' Minikoi ; Colombo ; Mount Lavinia and Ceylon ; Cocas Islands ; Fremantle ' Perth ' Adelaide ' Melbourne ' Sydney ' Pinkenba and Brisbane ; Sailing Day at Sydney ; Sailing Day at Melbourne ; Hobart ' Crossing the Line ; Wireless Telegraphy ' Orient Line and the Great War ; etc. An interesting and attractive book preserving a record of a typical voyage from London to Australia aboard an Orient Line passenger liner in 1911.


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