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Author Name:    PARKINSON, C. Northcote

Title:   Portsmouth Point : The Navy in Fiction, 1793-1815 First Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    University Press of Liverpool / Hodder & Stoughton, Liverpool / London, 1948, 1948

Seller ID:   44731

PARKINSON, C. Northcote. Portsmouth Point : The Navy in Fiction, 1793-1815.Liverpool : The University Press of Liverpool / London : Hodder & Stoughton Ltd., 1948. First Edition. Pp (10),11-154,(2) + frontispiece + 6 leaves plates. Other illustrations in the text. 8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering tospine, map end-papers.
A wonderful little book evoking the life of the Nelsonian navy with excerpts from rare contemporary sources.

Chapters:
1. The Man-of-War;
2. The Officers;
3. The Midshipmen;
4. The Crew;
5. The Marines;
6. The Daily Routine;
7. The Food;
8. In Harbour;
9. Naval Dialect;
10. Prize-Money;
11. Religion;
12. Anecdotes.

Appendices:
A. Bibliographical Note;
B. Note on Illustrations;
C. Glossary of Technical Terms.
With index.

Slightly rubbed else very good in lightly rubbed, price-clipped dustjacket. 100.00


Price = 100.00 CDN
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