The British Sailor - Richard GarrettWayland, 1974, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. DJ faded at the spine and onto the margins of the panels. Price Clipped. Text bright and tight.
Traces the story of this amazing breed of men from the sixteenth century to the present day. In a narrative which is packed with anecdotes, the author deals with such diverse matters as the fight to overcome scurvy, the workings of the press gang, the effect of Lord nelson on conditions in the Royal navy, and life on board windjammers. The result is a fascinating social document richly illustrated by a wealth of black and white and colour pictures.
Size: 11" x 8¾"
Number of Pages: 128
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