THE COOL WEATHER ROUTE: TO AND FROM AUSTRALIA BY PASSENGER STEAMER IN THE 1880'S
Ballantyne, Captain P. L.


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Place Published: Sydney, Australia
Publisher: Rigby Publilshers Limited
Date Published: 1981

Description: 134 pp; fascinating account of the 1879 voyage from England to Australia on board the S.S. ORIENT which pioneered a new shipping route via the Cape of Good Hope; popularily called the "cooL weather route"; extensive details on the ship herself, the voyage, excepts from a passenger's diary etc.; profusely illustrated with b & w photos and renderings

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fine
ISBN: 0727013920

Book Id: 70423

Price: $49.97

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