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Voyages of the Great Britain: Life at Sea in the World's First Liner

By: Nicholas Fogg

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Seller ID: 762356

ISBN: 1861762356

Condition: 200 pages, 6 x 9, 16 illustrations, paperback, Chatham Publishing


Vivid eyewitness testimonies Unusual illustrations of shipboard life Well-known ship, now preserved in Bristol, UK Sea travel in the nineteenth century as reported in the letters, journals, and memoirs of passengers on the world's first liner, Brunel's Great Britain, a ship with a lengthy career as transatlantic mail steamer, troopship, and Australian emigrant carrier. For the majority of passengers, whether emigrant or soldier, sea travel was a novel and exotic experience, and a surprising number of Great Britain's voyagers recorded their impressions in letters home or jo... View more info