THE STORY OF P & O: The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

By: Howarth, David and Howarth, Stephen

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224pp., colour-art endpapers, plus intext colour-plates, facsimiles and b/white halftone plates throughout. Book clean and square. Bright gilt title over firm spine. Plain black, original cloth boards undamaged. Textblock unmarked. Colour-art illustrated (P & O 'Medina' leaving Portsmouth in 1911 . . . W. Wyllie) loose-plastic protected dustjacket minimally bumped and edgeworn only. "P & O is as old as seagoing steamships and its story weaves like thread through the history of the British Empire. The story begins in 1837 when Brodie McGhie Willcox and Arthur Anderson received a mail contract to Gibraltar . . . Contents include: Prelims., Forword. 14 chapters. Illustration Acks. Index. Book weight approx. 1.12 KG. *Customers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.

Title: THE STORY OF P & O: The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

Author Name: Howarth, David and Howarth, Stephen

Categories: History - Companies and Organisations, Nautical & Maritime,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1986

ISBN Number: 0297789651

ISBN Number 13: 9780297789659

Binding: Hardcover and Dustjacket

Book Condition: Very Good +

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 013510

Keywords: History, Company History, Maritime History, Shipping Companies, Shipping Lines, P & C (Peninsular and Oriental) History, Howarth, David