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century of Atlantic travel, 1830 - 1930

Frank C. Bowen

century of Atlantic travel, 1830 - 1930

by Frank C. Bowen

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Published by Little, Brown, and Company in Boston .
Written in English


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Statementby Frank C. Bowen ; with illustrations.
The Physical Object
Pagination418p. :
Number of Pages418
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17328221M

Its success stimulated similar projects in New England and the Atlantic states by , and it also influenced the beginning of the National Road in , which reached Wheeling by "Turnpike fever" raged in the Old Northwest during the s and s, but few roads were completed, except in Ohio. In the early 19th century sailing ships took about six weeks to cross the Atlantic. With adverse winds or bad weather the journey could take as long as fourteen weeks. When this happened passengers would often run short of provisions. Sometime captains made extra profits by charging immigrants high prices for food needed to survive the trip.

  Staff writer at The Atlantic. With the physical economy shut down, American have been sent back to the 19th-century What I can tell you is that today’s economy is that of , , and. The steamship era sailed on. In , the hybrid vessel Savannah made the first Atlantic crossing powered in part by steam; only 80 hours of the hour voyage were by steam rather than by sail. In , the British and American Steam Navigation Co.’s Sirius left Ireland with 40 paying passengers for a historic voyage to New York. It took 18 days and the Sirius ran out of .

What Is Deacidification Treatment in Relation to Antique Books? Deacidification treatment extends the life of books made with acidic paper, which typically come from the late 19th through the early midth century. Made from untreated wood pulp, the pages in these books release acids that yellow and deteriorate the paper. The person I got it from received it in Is there any value to this book. Devon Gray on Ap at pm said: This Hans Christian Andersen book is not something we would handle at auction. The value is likely less than $ Hi Sally, These 19th century books are not of high value and are not something we would offer at auction.


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