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Author Name:    MASEFIELD, John. LLOYD, C.C., introduction.

Title:   Sea Life in Nelson's Time. Fourth Edition in dustjacket.

Publisher:    Conway Maritime Press, London, 1984, ISBN:0851773133 

Seller ID:   106574

MASEFIELD, John. Sea Life in Nelson's Time. Introduction by Professor C.C. Lloyd. (London): Conway Maritime Press, (1984). Fourth Edition. Pp. (6),7-160. Illustrated in black and white. Large 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents:1. Ship designing, building, sheathing, and rigging -- The external decorations and appearance -- The internal arrangements, deck by deck -- The orlop and hold; 2. The guns in use in our navy -- Their nature -- How loaded and fired -- Varieties -- Carronades -- Shot -- Small arms -- Gunports; 3. The quarterdeck officers -- The captain -- The lieutenants -- The master, second master, and master's mates -- The midshipmen -- The midshipman's berth; 4. The civilian and warrant or standing officers -- The surgeon -- The surgeon's assistants -- The chaplain -- The boatswain --The purser -- The gunner -- The carptenter -- Mates and yeomen -- The sail maker -- The ship's police -- The ship's cook; 5. The people -- The boys --Manning -- The divisions -- The messes -- The dress -- The King's allowanc e -- Grog -- Marines; 6. Sea punishments -- The cat -- Flogging at the gangway -- Flogging through the fleet -- Running the gauntlet -- Keel-hauling -- Hanging; 7. In action; 8. The daily routine -- Sunday -- Ship visiting; 9. In port -- Jews -- Lovely Nan -- Mutinies -- Their punishment -- Sailor songs -- "Drops of Brandy" -- "Spanish Ladies", etc. -- Flags -- Salutes. Some edge-spotting, else very good in lightly spotted, unclipped dustjacket. 15.00

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