ANSON, Peter F.
Title: Mariners of Brittany
Publisher:  J.M. Dent, London, 1931,
Seller ID: 68951
ANSON, Peter F. Mariners of Brittany . Written and illustrated by Peter F. Anson. L.: J.M. Dent, (1931). Pp. [i]-xiii,(1),1-254,(2), frontis. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with black lettering to front and spine. Contents: 1. Introduction -- "Armor", Country of the Sea, 2. Religion andSocial Conditions among the Mariners of Brittany, 3. Superstitions and Fol k-Lore, 4. Breton Seamen in the French Navy, 5. The Breton Cod Fisheries, 6. The Breton Sardine Fisheries, 7. The Breton Tunny Fisheries, 8. Types of Fishing Vessels and other Craft on the Coast of Brittany, 9. Ille-et-Vilaine -- Cancale to Saint-Brieuc, 10. Côtes-du-Nord -- Saint-Brieuc to Locquirec, 11-14. Finistère: i. Locquirec to Pointe Saint-Mathieu, ii. The Islands of Molène, Ouessant, and Sein, iii. Pointe Saint-Mathieu to Penmarch, iv. Penmarch to Le Pouldu, 15. Morbihan, 16. Loire-Inférieure -- Piriac to Nantes. Includes copious Newfoundland references. Spine heavily sunned (to white) with frayed ends and brown staining, slightly splayed, boards and top edge dampstained (though the stain seems not to have percolated to the text ormargins). As is. 16.00