Rowland, K.T.David & Charles, 1970
by K.T. Rowland.
David & Charles, 1970.
softback edition. 240 pages. illustrated.
very good condition.
a good readable history of steam navigation.
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
by Laurence Dunn
Adlard Coles, 1956.
a good, concise history of the development of the oil tanker, with illustrations and details of over 200 vessels
Louis XIVParis, Denis Thierry & Christophe Ballard, 1682