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From The Lower Deck: The Old Navy 1780 - 1840 - Henry Barnham

Hutchinson & Co., 1969, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ - in Good+ DJ. DJ a little loose, somewhat ruffled at the edges although bright overall. Price Clipped. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Sticker removed from pastedown. Tight and bright.

This is a record of the Royal Navy, viewed from the lower deck, and told for the most part in the words of the men themselves. It is the fruit of a great deal of original research, and though some of the seamen whose journals are quoted are known to naval specialists, much of the material will be unfamiliar even to them. For the general reader, the writings of John Nicol, Jack Nastyface, Samuel Leech and the rest will be new and exciting ground. The book is essential reading for all those interested in naval or social history. Pleasant colour frontispiece. Fold-out diagram before index. 200pp. Index. Size: 8vo Medium (8" x 5˝" approx.) Dust wrapper in protective, removable sleeve.

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