Of Ships And Stars Maritime Heritage And The Founding Of The National Maritime Museum Greenwich.
The Athlone Press and the National Maritime Museum.
London and New Brunswick NJ
8vo. 6.25 x 9.25 inches. xxiii + [i] + 275 pp. In pictorial card wrapper. A little wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy. Signed by one of the authors on half title, 1998. Pencil and ink notes in text and margins. Illustrated by 41 pages of plates, including frontispiece and by tables in text. Decorated by publishers' devices on title page. Pencil and ink An historical account the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, including its founding in 1934 and subsequent development. Several appendices list government grants, visitor numbers and special exhibitions, all to 1967. Compiled by freelance researcher, Kevin Littlewood (b.1948) and lecturer in museum studies, Beverley Butler (b.1968).
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