Boats and Boatmen. First Edition in dustjacket

By: LETHBRIDGE, T.C. Past in the Present Series

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LETHBRIDGE, T.C. Boats and Boatmen. With forty-one drawings by the author and four photogravure plates. London : Thames and Hudson, (1952). First Printing. Pp 199. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. In The Past in the Present series. National Maritime Museum, The Development of the Boat : A Select Bibliography 750. "In writing this engrossing account of boats and boatmen of the West, with its wealth of fascinating detail, the author has never lost sight of the historical background. He describes in a lively and straightforward manner, not only boats and their gear, with the life and outlook of the men who build and embark in them, but also the magical and religious ideas that underlie surviving nautical customs." from dj flap. Contents : 1. Introductory; 2. Fishing and Fishermen; 3. Superstition and Ritual;4. Boats of the West: Their Origins and Development; 5. Methods of Propuls ion: Oar, Sail, and Engine; 6. Beach and Estuary: Their Influence on Boat Design; Conclusion. With index. Very good in dustjacket. 35.00

Title: Boats and Boatmen. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: LETHBRIDGE, T.C. Past in the Present Series

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Publisher: Thames and Hudson, London , 1952,:

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