The Nautilus Library no. 3: Peril of the Sea by J. G. Lockhart
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The 'Nautilus Library' begun in the 1920s, and built up to more than thirty volumes. A few were given slightly different titles but most were classic nautical works issued in a pocket sized edition by Philip Allan, who owned the copyright to many of the original editions.

PERIL OF THE SEA

A Book of Shipwrecks and Escapes

by J. G. Lockhart

First published by , London, 1924.by PHILIP ALLAN & CO. LTD., 69, Gt. Russell St., London
Second edition ( NAUTILUS LIBRARY No. 3) 1928 by PHILIP ALLAN & CO. LTD

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Number 3

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Blue cloth bound book with bright gilt lettering to spine which is lightly bumped top and bottom. Boards shiny, clean with a little shelf wear -nautilus bright. Foxing to page block edges but all text seems clear of it. Large bookplate to front paste down. Previous owner's inscriptions to front free end paper. Condition GOOD PLUS - VERY GOOD MINUS. No dust wrapper.
254 pages. Volumes are 115 mm. wide; 175 tall and about 18 mm. thick. Weight unwrapped approximately 220 grams.

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A book of shipwrecks and escapes beginning with the WHITE SHIP and ending with the TITANIC. Each Incident has its own chapter; Occum Chamnan, HMS Phœnix, Royal George, Rothsay Castle and the Birkenhead.

PERIL OF THE SEA by J. G. Lockhart: Blue cloth bound book with bright gilt lettering to spine which is lightly bumped top and bottom.  Foxing to page block edges but all text seems clear of it. No inscriptions. Condition GOOD PLUS - VERY GOOD MINUS. To see the front board place cursor over image of title page to right!

PERIL  OF THE SEA by J. G. Lockhart: Large bookplate to front paste down. No foxing, all pages rough cut on side and bottom edges as normal. No dust wrapper.  Remove cursor to revert to image of title page superimposed on front board.

A full-size facsimile wrapper which is available on request with purchase.

CONTENTS

      • THE "WHITE SHIP," 1120
      • THE LAST VOYAGE OF SIR HUMFREY GILBERT, 1583
      • THE CASTING AWAY OF THE "TOBIE," 1593
      • THE SHIPWRECK OF KING JAMES II, 1682
      • THE STORY OF OCCUM CHAMNAM, 1686
      • THE WRECK OF THE "WAGER," 1740
      • THE WRECK OF H.M.S. "PHOENIX," 1780
      • THE LOSS OF THE "ROYAL GEORGE," 1782
      • THE LOSS OF THE "HALSEWELL" EAST INDIAMAN, 1786
      • THE "MEDUSA," 1816
      • THE BURNING OF THE "KENT" EAST INDIA-MAN, 1825
      • THE WRECK OF THE "ROTHSAY CASTLE," STEAM PACKET, 1830
      • THE STORY OF THE "BIRKENHEAD," 1852
      • THE LOSS OF THE "TITANIC," 1912 .




 

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