Lisbon, British Seamen Wages Whaling crews shipbuilding
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Lisbon as a Port Town, the British Seaman and other Maritime Themes

Edited by Stephen Fisher

EXETER MARITIME STUDIES
No. 2

First published 1988 by Exeter University

ISBN 0859893138

VERY GOOD PLUS condition illustrated card covered book (PB).
An inobtrusive previous owner's signature to top of inside of front cover.

150 mm. x 225 mm. x 9 mm.

£10.00 including U.K. postage!

Contents

  Acknowledgements
   
  List of Illustations
I.
  Introduction
II.
  Lisbon as a Port Town in the Eighteenth Century
  Stephen Fisher
III.
  Prince William's Descent upon Devon, 1688: the Environmental Constraints
  J. L. Anderson
IV.
  Seamen in a Space Economy: International Regional Patterns of Maritime Wages on Sailing Vessels, 1863-1900
  Lewis L. Fischer
V.
  The Crewing of Arctic Whaling Vessels in the Eighteenth Century: the Evidence of the Shields Muster Rolls
  Tony Barrow
VI.
  Henry Mayhew and the British Seaman
    David M. Williams
VII.
  The Decline of British Shipbuilding since the Second World War
    Peter Hilditch
     
    Notes on Contributers

List of illustrations

1.
  The Tagus and the Lisbon Custom House 1792 by J. A. Noel (BOOK'S COVER)
2.
  Lisbon, 1702, by P. Schenk
3.
  Part of a Plan of Lisbon, c.1730 by R. & J. Ottens
4.
  The Royal Palace and Lisbon, 1752
5.
  Belém Castle, 1792, by A. J. Noel
6.
  The Narrow Seas showing Positions of Dutch Convoys, 1688
7.
  North Shields, 1820s, by J. W. Carmichael
8.
  The Tyne Whaler, Lady Jane
9.
  Harpooners in open boats, mid- nineteenth century
10.
  Henry Mayhew in 1851
The images below give a good idea of the condition and the blurb on the back describes the content !
 
This combined image indicates the quality of the artwork illustating the book's cover which is taken from " The Tagus and the Lisbon Custom House 1792 " by J. A. Noel and to display the blurb on the back cover and also to indicate the excellent condition of this book !

 

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