Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land …
Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land …
Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land …

LOFTIE, W.J. Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. Illustrated. The Third edition, Rewritten with Maps and Plans.

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LOFTIE, W.J. Orient Line Guide. Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. Illustrated. The Third edition, Rewritten with Maps and Plans. London, Sampson Low, etc., 1888.

Samll 4to. Original blue-green calf, lettered and decorated in gilt; pp. vii, [6]-439, illustrated advertisement, pictorial additional title-page by Kate Greenaway, maps, plans charts, and lithographic plates; light offsetting from endpapers, additional title with ownership inscription, bind with light wear to extremities.
The Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd had been founded in 1877 for voyages between England and Australia. The guide givces information on the countries visited, natural history, including star charts, and describes and illustrated the ships. Kate Greenaway did the design as a J.G.S. Anderson, the Chairman of the Orient Line. She knew him through his wife, Elizabeth Garrett Anderson, who was Greenaway's doctor.
Schuster and Engen 147.

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