1. The P. and O. Pocket Book, 2nd edition (London: Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co., 1899)

    The P. and O. was widely considered the premier shipping line for transportation to India (“a junior branch of the Royal Navy,” according to some).

    The little guidebook provided for passengers (first published in 1888) included information on ports of call, essays on countries served, advice for travellers, maps, and meteorological tables.

    The Passage to India


     
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