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BONE, David W. The Lookoutman. Illustrated by H. Hudson Rodmell. New York: Harcourt, Brace & Company, (1923). First American Printing. Pp. (12),13-220,(4), colour frontispiece, + 3 leaves of colour plates. With more black andwhite illustrations to text. 8vo, navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to f ront board and spine. A delightful memento from the Golden Age of transatlantic steamship service. The author introduces the reader to typical Atlantic vessel types from the point of view of the seamen who served in them. Illustrations range from the coloured frotispiece depicting a Cunard four-stacker, to inked profiles of humble tugs and dredgers. Contents: 1. "Getting under way"; 2. The Great Ships; 3. Mail Liners; 4. Intermediate and Cargo Liners; 5. Caro Liners; 6. Tramp Steamers; 7. Turret Ships and Oil Tankers; 8. Steam Yachts and Cross-Channel Express Steamers; 9. Coasters and Short-Sea Traders; 10. Fishing Craft; 11. Pleasure Steamers; 12. Dredgers and Attendant Craft; 13. Tugs and Port-Service Vessels; 14. "Piping Down". With glossary. Plate opposite p. 84 ("A Cargo Liner Passing the Bar") missing, name to flyleaf, else very good. 30.00
Title: Lookoutman. First American Edition.
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace & Company, New York, 1923,:
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