and Works on Paper
yachting & yachtsmen
People and their culture.
Index to the N.Z. section of the register of all British ships, 1840-1950 (inclusive)
by W.N. Watt
The New Zealand Ship and Marine Society, 1962.
an amazingly comprehensive reference work containing full details of every vessel registered in New Zealand from the 22-ton schooner ‘Nymph’ in 1840, up to an including all vessels registered in 1950 – a total of 2880 in all [arranged alphabetically], plus a register of ownerships, and appendices of Maori ownerships, shipbuilders, and masters.
the whole work is in the form of a photo-copied typescript, plus photo-copied manuscript sheets at the end, and is contained in six A4 ring binders
Centenary Edition of Wilhelm Westhofen’s ‘The Forth Bridge’
by Wilhelm Westhofen
Edinburgh, Moubray House Publishing, 1989.
a fine facsimile reprint of the original 1889 book published by ‘Engineering’ on the construction of the Forth Bridge.
includes all the original photograph illustrations