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Photo 133 - Book Stall On A Steamship

Bookstall on a Steamship

On certain ships there are book stalls where works of fiction, travel guide books and periodical literature can be obtained. Such stands should be on every vessel. Periodicals are sold on the piers of all lines.

Every steamer carries a library for the free use of passengers. Books can be taken to staterooms, but should be returned to the library steward before landing. Remember that he has to pay for all hooks lost. The SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN will be found in the reading rooms of 150 ocean and coastwise steamers, and on 250 library and Café cars on railways in the United States.

The following is a list of thc ocean and coast-wise steamship companies where the SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN will he found :

  • Allan Line
  • American Line
  • Anchor Line
  • Canadian Pacific Steamship Co.
  • Great Northern Steamship Co.
  • Hamburg-American Line
  • Holland-America Line
  • Mallory Line
  • North German Lloyd Co.
  • Ocean Steamship Co.
  • Quebec Steamship Co.
  • Red Star Line
  • Southern Pacific Co.
  • Ward Line
  • Cunard Line
  • Clyde Line
  • White Star Line

The SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN will be found in the weekly edition on the following railroads :

  • New York Central & Hudson River R. R.
  • New York, New Haven & Hartford R. R.
  • Boston & Albany R. R.
  • Pennsylvania R. R.
  • Southern Railway
  • Atlantic Coast Line
  • Seaboard Air Line Railway
  • Michigan Central
  • Chicago Northwestern
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1910 Travel Guide by Scientifc American

Travel Guide Topical Index

Express Package Rates

Fees At Private Houses In England

Fees Paid by Passengers on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Foreign Customs - A Note To Passengers Of Steamships

Funds Needed On Board For Voyage

Getting the "Sea Legs" - Learning to Walk on a Steamship

The Popular Gymnasium on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Hand Baggage, Etc.

How To Carry Funds For Your Voyage

How To Get To Hoboken

Independent Tours



Laundry Work

Lowest Transatlantic Ocean Rates

Meal Hours At Sea

Memoranda For The Year 1910

Memoranda For The Year 1911

Miscellaneous Gleanings and Facts - 1910 Travel Guide

Miscellaneous Service

Money By Telegraph

Music and Concerts for Passengers


Ocean Stop-Over at Ports of Call Around the World

Passengers' Quarters


Personally Conducted Tours

Pier Permits

Preliminary Reading And Guide Books

Reading Matter - Books and Magazines

Rules for Playing Shuffle-Board

Seasickness on Journeys on Steamships and Ocean Liners

Season And Climate

Seats At Table

Second Cabin Accommodations

Sending Cablegrams On Landing

Sending Letters Abroad

Smoking Room

Steamer Chairs

Steamer Rugs

Steamer Trunks

Steamship Company Checks

Steerage Accommodations

Terminal Ports and Ports of Call of Principal Transatlantic Steamships / Ocean Liners

The Pools (Parimutuel Betting) on a Steamship Or Ocean Liner

Thermometer Scales

The Sea Post Office

Third Class Accomodations


Transporting Valuables On Steamships

Visiting Steamships

What To Pack For Your Voyage

What To Pack For Your Voyage

Wireless Information

Wireless Telegraphy

Writing Materials and Typwriters