World Ship Society, 1997.
a comprehensive history of the coastal tramp ship owners of Liverpool and the Mersey.
344 pages. well illustrated.
ISBN 1901703444 .
fine condition hardback in the dust-jacket.
Ricardo, John LewisLondon, Charles Gilpin, 1847
London, The Temple Press, 1962-63
a wonderful picture of the shipbuilding and merchant shipping scene of the early 1960’s.
illustrated with a wealth of folding and other plans and photographs.
commencing with the judgements of the Right Hon. Sir William Scott, Michelmas Term 1798
by Christopher Robinson.
London printed by R. Taylor & Co. Shoe Lane for J. Butterworth and J. White, 1806
a superb collection of reports of maritime legal cases, many concerning the seizure of merchant vessels between the years 1798 and 1806, during the period of the Napoleonic wars.
a valuable source work vividly illustrating the difficulties and perils of trading by sea at this time, and a clear insight into the workings of the High Court of Admiralty.
Initially the set was complete in these five volumes, but a sixth volume was added in 1808
Wardle, MaryWhittles Publishing, 2002