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

By: Howarth, David and Howarth, Stephen

Price: $23.75

Publisher: London, Weidenfeld and Nicolson: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013510

ISBN: 0297789651

Condition: Very Good +


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 contra... View more info