A Maritime History Of Rye.



John A. Collard, Rye



Item Description

4to. 7.5 x 9.75 Inches. Fronts + ix + 153 pp. Numerous monochrome photographic illustrations, sixteen maps, three of which are folding. Original pictorial card wrappers. a very good copy. Contains: Origin and Early growth. A Century of Turbulence, 1200 to 1300. Supporting the Angevin Empire, 1300 to 1453. Decline in the Expanding World, 1453 to 1588. Survival Problems and a New Harbour, 1720 to 1788. Defence in the Napoleonic War, 1788 to 1815. Conflicts of Interest, 1800 to 1845. Aftermath of the Industrial Revolution, 1845 to 1875. Pre-war Tranquility, 1875 to 1914. Dark Days, 1914 to 1939. Total War, 1939 to 1945. Trial and Error, 1945 to 1962. Hopes Revived, 1962 to 1974. Appendices: A Pamphlet of 1677. Extracts from 'The Report of John Smeaton Upon the Harbour of Rye' (1763). Extracts From the Report of Alexander Sutherland on a Proposed 'Canal Through the Weald of Kent' (1801). List of Harbourmasters.

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