a glossary of forecastle and quarterdeck words and phrases.
by John Irving
Edward Arnold, 1946.
1st edition. 196 pages.
very good condition hardback in a stained and slightly worn dust-jacket.
by Desmond MacCarthy.
Collins Harvill, 1986.
delightful reminiscences of sailing with Hillaire Belloc, the author of “The Cruise of the Nona”, in the 1930’s.
World Ship Society, 1997.
a comprehensive history of the coastal tramp ship owners of Liverpool and the Mersey.
by Andrew McQueen
Glasgow, Gowans & Gray, 1924.
21 entertaining pieces on the early years of the Clyde steamers.
the very scarce limited edition, printed on hand-made paper, in a quarter-buckram binding, and limited to only one hundred numbered copies, signed by the author
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Samuel Cunard and the revolutionary world of the great Atlantic steamships
by Stephen Fox