Ports and Fair Havens by Edith King-Hall: A flash photograph of this small volume which is bound in navy cloth with gilt lettering and decoration to the spine and front board.

Ports and Fair Harbours

by Edith King-Hall

WITH EIGHT ILLUSTRATIONS BY H. SEPPINGS WRIGHT

Published 1910 by Elkin Mathews, London

A small (115 mm. x 175 mm. x 15 mm. 118 pages) navy cloth bound book with gilt letter and decoration to the spine and the front board which is very slightly rubbed as can be seen in the images. Slight rubbing to top and bottom of the spine but all corners sharp and unbent. Page block clean and tight - some sign of acid marks to front and back paste downs and free end papers and some marks from the removal of a bookplate to front paste down which has a dealers sticker at the botton inner corner. Some of the pages are uncut and the others rough cut. No foxing to contents. VERY GOOD condition.

Price £50.00 plus Postage !

A small (115 mm. x 175 mm. x 15 mm. 118 pages) navy cloth bound book with gilt letter and decoration to the spine and the front board. Slight rubbing to top and bottom of the spine but all corners sharp and unbent. This scan shows some discolouration to the front but it does not notice quite as much in reality. The page block is clean and tight - some sign of acid marks to front and back paste downs and free end papers and some marks from the removal of a bookplate to front paste down which has a neat dealer’s sticker at the bottom inner corner. Some of the pages are uncut and the others rough cut. No foxing to contents.

Contents

THE GREAT NAVAL REVIEW
A VISIT TO THE "Fuji" .
ASCENSION ISLAND
FROM GRAVESEND TO SHEERNESS ON A MAN-OF-WAR
CHRISTMAS DAY ON BOARD A MAN-OF-WAR
ACROSS THE SOLENT
THE ENTRANCE OF THE FRENCH FLEET INTO PORTSMOUTH DOCKYARD, 1905
OUR DOCKYARDS:

I. Their Origin
II. Portsmouth
III. Chatham .
IV. Devonport .
V. Sheerness .
VI. Haulbowline
VII. Pembroke .
VIII. Woolwich
IX. Deptford .
SHIP NAMES :
I. Royal Names and Names of Naval Heroes .
II. Names of celebrated Battles — Countries — Counties—Rivers . . . . .
III. Ancient Names—Names from Mythology— Names retained of French Ships captured in War
IV. Common Nouns—Christian Names—Abstract Names

This flash photograph shows this book open and showing one of H. Steppings Wright’s full page drawings. This one shows the Royal Yacht, 'Victoria and Albert' carrying Queen Victoria's cortege from Osborne House to the mainland for her state funeral in London.

"Ports and Fair Havens" has twelve illustrations or vignettes
There are eight by H. Seppings Wright.

In the list below Stepping's works are indicated by an asterisk at the end of the entry. The flash photograph, to the right here, shows the book open showing one of Stepping's full page distinctive drawings showing the Royal Yacht, 'Victoria and Albert' carrying Queen Victoria's cortege from Osborne House to the mainland for her state funeral in London.

  1. The Victory *
  2. Signatures of the Officers of the FUJI.
  3. The Thames at Gravesend.*
  4. The Passing of Victoria The Good. *
  5. Portsmouth Dockyard. *
  6. Dockyard Gates, Portsmouth. *
  7. Chatham Dockyard. *
  8. Music of song of the time of The Armada
  9. Haulbowline Dockyard. *
  10. The old "Bonaventure"
  11. The Dreadnought ARGON with verses
 
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