Bound in original blue cloth, gilt, in price clipped pictorial dust wrapper. A little light wear to extremities, but otherwise a very good copy.
Essex County Newspapers.,
Illustrations by james dodds.
8vo. 6.25 x 9.5 inches. xii + [ii] + 207 pp.
Illustrated by 12 pages of black and white plates and by frontispiece and 12 drawings in text. Decorated by vignettes, including title page and chapter headings. Map endpapers.
A history of the cod fisheries of the east coast of England from Broadstairs and the Thames Estuary north to Newcastle. The three sections of the book cover the fleets and ports, the ships and types of fishing and fishermen's tales. Hervey Benham (1910-87) was the proprietor of Essex County Newspapers and a prolific writer on Essex and the east coast, especially on nautical matters.
[Stock No. 25243]