The Arrival of the Britannia. A Sermon Delivered in the Federal Street Meeting-House, in Boston, July 19, 1840.

Boston: Joseph Dowe, 1840. First edition. 8vo, removed (lacks wrappers), 23 pages. With the half-title. Half-title foxed; some light wear and soil; a very good copy. Item #13239

"A voyage to Europe is reduced to a matter of calculation within the ability of any schoolboy who has learned the rule of simple division." On the commercial benefits and the manifold evidence of Providence in the hand of international understanding, the whole as embodied in the arrival of the Britannia. The Cunard Line's first steamship, the Britannia had left Liverpool on its maiden voyage on July 4, 1840. American Imprints 40-2549.

Price: $50.00

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