AMERICAN MAIL LINE AND DOLLAR STEAMSHIP LINE. Japan. China, the Philippines and "Round the World" via Seattle. [Seattle, c. 1928].
Twice-folded tall-8vo (folding out to oblong 4to), stapled as issued; pp. , highly illustrated, printed in orange and black; covering sheet with little wear to folds; provenance: from a Swedish travel agency, with their contemporary stamp.
In 1910 the Dollar Steamship Co. was reorganized under the title of the Dollar Steamship Lines, a subsidiary of the Dollar Line. In 1922, the Dollar family gained control of Admiral Oriental, changing its name to American Mail Line in 1926. The American Mail Line operated Trans-Pacific Steamship Routes between the ports of Seattle, Victoria, Yokohama, Kobe, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Manila, Honolulu and many others. The Dollar Steamship Lines and American Mail Line offered Joint Service on many routes. This advertisement brochure promises the most comfortable experience of the Far East and Southeast Asia. A Europe and round the world trip could cost up $1250!