Guide for the South American Route; For the information of tourists and passengers; Guide Book for Trip to Spain, Portugal, Brazil and River Plate

$195.00

[The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company]

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[The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company]. Guide for the South American Route; For the information of tourists and passengers; Guide Book for Trip to Spain, Portugal, Brazil and River Plate. London: The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, 1904. pp. 112. Small square 16mo. Bound in green cloth with vibrant red lettering to front boards and spine. Sixty-four black and white photographs. Also features timetables, table of distances, two fold-out panoramic views of Oporto and The Madero Docks, Buenos Ayres [sic], one colour fold-out map showing the routes being undertaken superimposed in red lines over a world-map. Thirteen blank memo pages to the rear of the title intended for the use of passengers. No detectable flaws, contents clean and unmarked; near fine and housed in very good+ original glassine dustjacket with a few very minor chips along edges. A small guidebook issued by The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company for prospective and “intended” travellers for a trip on The “South American Route” beginning in Southampton proceeding to Spain and Portugal, Canary Islands, Teneriffe, Las Palmas, Rio De Janeiro, Monte Video, Buenos Ayres etc. The guidebook provides general descriptions of the people, history, customs and practices of the respective locales. There is also a “list of books recommended for passengers” available for order and accompanied with respective prices. A very amusing and uncommonly detailed travel book. Hardcover. (#5) $195.00