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Inshore Craft of Britain In the Days of Sail and Oar Volume Two

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Product description

First edition 1970. Black cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Very good condition. Internally the text is fine with no inscriptions and tight binding. The dust jacket has edge wear along the top and chipping at the top of the spine; the front inner flap is clipped. A maritime history and definitive reference to the early inshore craft of Britain concerning early marine crafts on the coast. 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 firsthand 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.' complete with craft plans, sketches, photos, list of illustrations, and index.

Item details

Added value:
A fascinating maritime history read
Author(s):
March, Edgar J
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
309
Publisher:
David & Charles

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First edition 1970. Black cloth hard covers with gilt titles on the spine. Very good condition. Internally the text is fine with no inscriptions and tight binding. The dust jacket has edge wear along the top and chipping at the top of the spine; the front inner flap is clipped. A maritime history and definitive reference to the early inshore craft of Britain concerning early marine crafts on the coast. 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 firsthand 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.' complete with craft plans, sketches, photos, list of illustrations, and index.

Added value:
A fascinating maritime history read
Author(s):
March, Edgar J
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
1970
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
309
Publisher:
David & Charles

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