Spratt, H.P.London, HMSO, 1950
as illustrated by the collections at the Science Museum
by H.P. Spratt.
London, HMSO, 1950.
59 page softback, a few illustrations.
good clean condition.
Coombs, William H.London, J.D.Potter, 1925
McCulloch, J.R.London, printed for Longman, Brown, Green…., 1845
a fine 1889 printed receipt, completed in ink, for goods shipped by E.H. Brandt & Co. on board the steamship ‘Beryl’, from the Estonian port of Reval [Tallinn] to Burntisland in Fife, via Dundee.
signed by James Campbell, Master of the ‘Beryl’.
in good clean condition, with attractive vignette illustration.
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