P&O Pencillings.

  • Lloyd, W.W.
  • London: Published for The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company by Day & Son 1891




Oblong folio, ff. [24] + colour map. Each leaf with a mounted chromolithograph plate to recto. Original green textured cloth, front board blocked in colour and gilt, edges gilt. A little offsetting from plates. Extremities lightly rubbed, boards a touch marked.


A lavish promotional publication for the P.&O. Line, reproducing colour illustrations and sketches from their official artist William Whitelock Lloyd (1856-1897). Library Hub records 6 holdings: Cambridge, NLS, BL, Oxford, Trinity College, Dublin and the National Maritime Museum.

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