GENERAL MARITIME: Solent-Local Knowledge
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by Douglas Phillips-Birt

First published 1967 by Cassell & Company Ltd., London
Illustrated with charts and photographs.

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    1. Long Ago and Now
    2. Tides and Winds
    3. The Romans
    4. Boats and Jutes and Others
    5. Forts
    6. Armada
    7. A King and a Royal Forest
    8. A Chart of the Solent
    9. Napoleon, Portsmouth and Miss Austen
    10. `. . . the trailing consequence of further days. . .'
  1. Snug Homes
  2. Boats and Men
  3. About 1893
  4. More Fortifications
  5. The Builders
  6. `. . . to the old Wars . . . Arise!'
  7. About 1935
  8. Hamble and the Solent Yacht Clubs
  9. Some Cowes Weeks
  10. Brave New Solent


WATERS by WIGHT by Douglas Phillips-Birt: There is a little wear and some discolouration to the binding but still reasonable and bright. Place cursor over right hand image of the title page to see front board. Condition just about VERY GOOD WATERS of WIGHT by Douglas Phillips-Birt: Remove cursor to revert to image of title page. The acid spots, that can just be made out, are restricted to the first very few pages.


by Douglas Phillips-Birt

Green cloth bound book with gilt lettering to spine. Some marks - maybe water-to boards but still reasonable. No inscriptions, Page block tight and pages clean although front three pages have some acid spots - condition is just about VERY GOOD.

145 mm.wide x 220 mm. tall x 20 mm.

150 pages. Weight unwrapped 0.40 kilo

Suggested Royal Mail postal charges (Buyer can choose alternative)
Correct at April 2011
U.K. First Class
Airmail USA etc.
Airmail Europe etc
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£4. 26

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