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Book Description

London, Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co, 1922. 1st Edition. Booklet. Pictorial card covers. Small stain to fore edge. Gilt edges. Internall very good with tables, coloured maps of Europe, Eastern Med, Red Sea and Constantinople and Australia & New Zealand. Diary and Almanack. 36 pages of text. Scarce.
Dealer Notes
British India Steam Navigation Company ("BI") was formed in 1856 as the Calcutta and Burmah Steam Navigation Company.
As one of the largest shipowners of all time, the company owned more than 500 ships and managed 150 more for other owners. At its height in 1922, BI had more than 160 ships in the fleet, many built on Clydeside, Scotland. The main shipping routes of the line were: Britain to India, Australia, Kenya, Tanganyika. The company ran services from India to Pakistan, Ceylon, Bay of Bengal, Singapore, Malaya, Java, Thailand, Japan, Persian Gulf, East Africa and South Africa. BI had a long history of service to the British and Indian governments through trooping and other military contracts.
Author Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co
Date 1922
Binding Card Covers
Publisher Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co
Illustrator N/A
Condition Good
Pages 36

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