Title: Story of Wivenhoe. in dj.
Publisher:  Quentin Press, Wivenhoe, Essex, 1989, ISBN:094761401x
Seller ID: 65967
BUTLER, Nicholas. The Story of Wivenhoe. Wivenhoe, Essex: Quentin Press Limited, 1989. Pp. (i)-xiv,1-401,. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "The first full-length history [of the Essex port town],from grandees living in the big houses and politicians, to tradesmen, fish ermen, sailors, artists, students, and plain characters -- throng around the River Colne, with its sea trade, fishing and above all, the shipbuilding which provided a precarious living to so many of the inhabitants." - from the dj. Gift inscription to ffep, else vg in dj. 40.00