From the North Foreland to Penzance. First Edition

By: HOLLAND, Clive. RANDALL, Maurice.

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HOLLAND, Clive. From the North Foreland to Penzance. Illustrated by MauriceRandall. London : Chatto & Windus / New York : Duffield & Company, 1908. F irst Edition. Pp (8),,ix-xvi,1-334,(2) + colour frontispiece + 29 colour plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering front and spine, gilt decoration to front, top edge gilt. "In the following pages, dealing with themost important or picturesque of the harbours and seaports of the South Co ast from the North Foreland to Penzance, no attempt has been made either togive 'guide book information'...or to afford technical sailing directions, soundings, or nautical information....Rather has it been the object of the author to deal with the picturesque side of the various places described, and to give something of their story and romance, both past and present." -from the Preface. Chapters : 1. The North Foreland - Ramsgate - Deal - Dover - Hythe and some other Cinque Ports [including "A Smugling Yarn", Rye, Winchelsea]; 2. Newhaven - Shoreham - Littlehampton [including Hastings Smugglers, Beachy Head, Seaford, Brighton, Charles II]; 3. Portsmouth - Ryde - Cowes - Yarmouth [including "Cowes and its Shipbuilding", "The Royal Yacht Squadron"]; 4. Southampton - Beualieu River - Lymington [including "Hythe and its Folk", St. Leonards, Buckler's Hard]; 5. Poole - Swanage - Weymouth -Portland; 6. Bridport - Lyme Regis - Axmouth - Teignmouth [including Sidmo uth]]; 7. The Coast to Teignmouth - Torquay - Brixham [including "Napoleon at Torbay", "Brixham and the Armada"]; 8. Dartmouth - Kingsbridge - Plymouth and the Sound [including Ancient Totnes, "Down the Dart", "Froude at Salcombe" "The English Fire-Ships", "Plymouth and the Mayflower", Devonport andSt Germans]; 9. St. Looe - polperro - Fovey - Mevagissey and some Coves [i ncluding "Looe and its Privateers", "The Fear of 'Boney'", Coastguards and Smugglers, "The Dutch Attack Fowey"]; 10. Falmouth - Gerrans - St. Mawes - Penzance [including "Lady Jane Killigrew, Pirate", Pendennis Castle, The Falmouth Packets, St. Michael's Mount]. Slight wear and very slight spotting to cover, else very good. 65.00

Title: From the North Foreland to Penzance. First Edition

Author Name: HOLLAND, Clive. RANDALL, Maurice.

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Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London, 1908,:

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