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Venice Simplon Orient-Express

The World’s Most Celebrated Train by Shirley Sherwood in Mint Condition

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Product Description

This beautifully illustrated book traces the history of luxury train travel in Europe, including famous services such as the old Orient-Express, the Golden Arrow and the Train Bleu. The author details the story of each car in the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, revealing its links with politics, royalty and international intrigue.

In addition to the restoration of the Orient Express this book covers two new ventures: the Eastern and Oriental Express luxury service between Singapore and Bangkok, launched in 1993 and the Road to Mandalay, a cruise ship on the Irrawaddy river in Burma which started in 1996

Additional Information

Weight 1200 g
Dimensions 26.0 × 22.8 × 2.0 cm
Author

Shirley Sherwood

Format

Hardcover

Pages

188

ISBN-13

978 0297835 83 7

Publisher

Weldenfeld and Nicolson

Language

English

Published

1996

Edition

4th