‘one Of Howards.’
The life and times of john howard maldon shipwright 1849-1915 and a history of shipbuilding in maldon.
Oblong 4to. 9.75 x 12 inches. ix + [i] + 310 pp. Bound in pictorial laminated boards. In mint condition. Signed by author on half title. Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white, including photographs and facsimiles. Map endpapers. A detailed history of shipbuilding in Maldon, focusing on the craft built by John Thomas Howard (1849-1915). He built his first barge in 1879 and continued the construction of sailing barges, yachts, smacks and other craft, his company continuing into the first two decades of the twentieth century. The author, David Patient (b.1947) has been a shipwright for over forty years and ran his own barge yard in Maldon.
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