1970 London, hardcover with dustjacket, together 587 pages, with photo's, plans and index. Cover small marks of use, otherwise in good condition. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Inshore Craft of Britain in the days of Sail...
Book Description David & Charles, England, Fishing News (Books) Ltd., London and International Marine Publishing Company, Camden, Maine, 1970. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. - FIRST EDITION (with only the '1970' date on copyright page with NO other dates or printings mentioned)- This is NOT an ex-library book and it is NOT a reprint edition- BINDING is black cloth HARDCOVER with titles in gold on spine; binding and text are very neat, clean and solid, VG+ with NO extraneous writings or bookplates. Just former owners name neat and small top of first free page. PICTORIAL DUST JACKET has publishers prices intact; also very neat, clean and bright, VG or better in new archival protector. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of an UNCOMMON MARITIME HISTORY concerning EARLY MARINE CRAFTS on the COASTS of BRITAIN. 'all the MANY TYPES of INSHORE CRAFT are FULLY DESCRIBED and ILLUSTRATED, with DETAILS of their METHODS of CONSTRUCTION, their RIGS and HANDLING QUALITIES, and there are FIRST HAND ACCOUNTS of the PREPARATION of FISHING GEAR, how the CATCH was MARKETED and the CONDITIONS under which the FISHERMEN LIVED and WORKED. this volume covers the COASTLINE from KENT to CORNWALL and up the WEST COAST of ENGLAND to SCOTLAND.' Some of the BOATS described are: HASTINGS LUGGERS, Brighton Hoggies, ITCHEN FERRY BOATS, Portsmouth Wherries, PLYMOUTH HOOKERS, Gaffers of Polperro, FALMOUTH QUAY PUNTS, Bristol Channel Pilot Cutters, MORECAMBE BAY PRAWNERS, Isle of Man Balk-Yawls, and the LEGENDARY SKIFFS of the CLYDE, and many more. Complete with CRAFT PLANS, SKETCHES, PHOTOS, LIST of ILLUSTRATIONS, and INDEX. 309 pages. Overall, an EXCELLENT COLLECTOR COPY of an UNCOMMON MARITIME HISTORY and DEFINITIVE REFERENCE to the EARLY INSHORE CRAFT of BRITAIN. Bookseller Inventory # BK16031856
Book Description David & Charles, 1970. Book Condition: Good. Volume 2. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Dust Jacket in fair condition. Bookseller Inventory # 5873046
Book Description UK. David & Charles, 1970. Softcovers, First softback edition. slight rubs to the edges, crease down the spine, 309 pages, see images. Bookseller Inventory # 51996
Book Description Chatham Publishing, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 2 volumes Both books in fine condition. Wrappers in near fine condition. Negligible creasing to top of spines. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18029112828