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