Hurrah for the Life of a Sailor!(1977)
Life on the lower-deck of the Victorian Navy
A non fiction book by John Winton
Winton, John. Hurrah for the Life of a Sailor. Life on the lower-deck of the Victorian Navy. London, Michael Joseph, 1977. 24 cm x 16 cm. 320 pages. With many black-and-white illustrations throughout the book. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector's mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Includes for example the following essays: The British Tar - the early nineteenth-century Navy / From Burma to Navarino - the Navy of the 1820s / From Acre to Borneo - the Navy of the 1840s / Captain and Eurydice - two mid-Victorian naval tragedies etc etc.
Used availability for John Winton's Hurrah for the Life of a Sailor!
June 1977 : UK Hardback