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WALL OF ENGLAND
The Channel's 2000 years of History
by
ERNLE BRADFORD

First published 1966
COUNTRY LIFE LIMITED,
LONDON

A Blue cloth bound book with gilt lettering to spine some slight rubbing: Condition VERY GOOD


112 pages.

£3.00 plus POSTAGE

CONTENTS

        1. Birth of the Channel
        2. Early History
        3. Ports and Ships
        4. Gateway to the Ocean
        5. Centuries of Change
        6. Wars and Trade
        7. The Age of Sail
        8. The World Wars
        9. The Yachtsman's Channel
        10. Peace at Last
          Index

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

  1. Margate from the Parade, early nineteenth century
  2. Old timbered house in a Folkestone street
  3. Dover Harbour in 1820
  4. The narrow entrance to Lulworth Cove, Dorset
  5. Portsmouth Harbour in the early twentieth century
  6. The entrance to Portsmouth Harbour in the nineteenth century
  7. Beachy Head, Sussex, with the Lighthouse
  8. Sloop off Calshot Castle, 1806
  9. Portsmouth in the great days of sail
  10. Sussex Downland from the air
  11. The Needles, Isle of Wight
  12. Poole Harbour in 1833
  13. The Eddystone Lighthouse in 1708
  14. Channel Gale. The breakwater at Newhaven
  15. Pilchard boats in Mevagissey Harbour, Cornwall
  16. Fishing boats on the shingle beach of Dungeness
  17. Sailing ships in Fowey, early twentieth century
  18. Yachts in Torquay, mid-twentieth century
  19. Weymouth and an early steam paddleboat
  20. Weymouth in the early twentieth century
  21. High seas on the south coast near Folkestone
  22. The beach at Dawlish, Devon, late nineteenth century
  23. The beach at Exmouth, Devon, late nineteenth century
  24. The safety beacon erected on Goodwin Sands in 1840
  25. Plymouth Sound and Harbour in 1724
  26. Mount Edgcumbe, Plymouth, in the nineteenth century
  27. The Eddystone Lighthouse today
  28. The Eddystone Lighthouse in 1806
  29. Falmouth Harbour in 1826
  30. The entrance to Dartmouth Harbour
  31. Chalk cliffs near Seaton, South Devon
  32. Inner and outer harbours, Brixham, Devon
  33. Fishing boat harbour, Polperro, Cornwall
  34. Sandy beach, Dawlish, South Devon
  35. Teignmouth, South Devon, in the nineteenth century
  36. The Withdrawal from Dunkirk, June, 1940
  37. Fishermen at Land's End, Cornwall
  38. Land's End and the Longships Lighthouse
  39. Saint Michael's Mount, Cornwall

 

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