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Great Eastern's first transatlantic voyage...
Item # 631456
June 29, 1860
THE WORLD, New York, June 29, 1860
* SS Great Eastern - Leviathan ship
* 1st Transatlantic voyage to America arrival
The top of the front page has: "The Great Eastern In Port" "Her Time from the Needles to Sandy Hook" "The Engines Never Stopped, & Over 300 Miles Made in a Day" "Her First Reception In America" "Log of the 'Big Ship' ". The Great Eastern was by far the largest ship in her time (see hyperlink).
Eight pages, nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War