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Author Name:    AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.)

Title:   Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. Fourth Printing

Publisher:    North East London Polytechnic, London, 1989, ISBN:0901987808 

Seller ID:   101096

AL NAIB, S.K., (ed.). Dockland : An Illustrated Historical Survey of Life and Work in East London. "Published by North East London Polytechnic in conjunction with the Greater London Council", (March 1989). Fourth Printing. Pp(6),7-304. Illustrated. Maps. Double Column. 4to, illustrated blue and bla ck card covers. "London's Docks have flourished as a commercial enterprise for nearly two centuries. This highly illustrated volume, which brings together the experiences of lightermen and industrial archaeologists, dockers and civil engineers, paints a vivid portrait of life and work in Dockland from the nineteenth century until the present day." - from the rear cover. "With 295 photographs and many line illustrations and maps." Contents : "Red'' sails in the sunset? (Foreword by George Nicholson); Foreword to the first edition (by Ashley Barker); Editor's preface (by SK Al Naib / RJM Carr); Note on the Second Edition (by SK Al Naib); Dockland: origins and earlier history (by Professor Theo Barker); Warehouses in dockland (by Malcolm Tucker); Lost Buildings in dockland (by Paul Cahocoressi); The work of the dock engineer (by Ivan Greeves); A dockland community - the Isle of Dogs (by EveHostettler); Dock labour history (by Lord Howie); A museum in docklands (b y Chris Elmers); Museum ships and harbours in the United Kingdom (by Sir Patrick Bayly); Cargo handling (by George Adams); Royal docklands of Woolwichand Deptford (by Philip MacDougall); The development of the ship (by Alan Pearsall); Ship building and related industries on the Isle of Dogs (by EveHostettler); Dockland transport (by Alan Pearsall); Reminiscences of a ste vedore (by George Adams); Hydraulic power (by Tim Smith); Some personal reflections on London's lighterage industry (by John Jupp); Postscript (by RJMCarr); Bibliographical notes. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL RE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. 25.00


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