Sail & Steam

Sail & Steam

A Century of Maritime Enterprise, 1840-1935 : Photographs From the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Book - 1993
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Baker & Taylor
Provides a textual and illustrated history of the British maritime industry from the Victorian era to 1935

Book News
A great collection of photographs, with detailed captions, of people connected with the sea as well as the ships and boats. The text details periods and trades connected with the sea. On the background of sea commerce and the many (British in this case) who protected it. John Falconer does a thorough job of describing the British Isles peoples' relationships with the sea with details in language understandable by the layman. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Boston : David R. Godine, [1993]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©1993
ISBN: 9780879239954
0879239956
Branch Call Number: 387.2094 FALCO
Characteristics: 192 pages : illustrations ; 31 cm

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Mr. Falconer provides historical photos to complement his collection of essays. A useful source of information about British maritime history.


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