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Author Name    Uncle Hardy, re-told by.

Title   NOTABLE SHIPWRECKS: BEING TALES OF DISASTER AND HEROISM AT SEA.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Good

Publisher   London Cassell, Petter, Galpin & Co.

Seller ID   27816

278 pp + 4 pp publisher's advertisements, 7 3/8" H, brown cloth with bevelled boards, gold lettering on spine and front board, green, black & gold floral decoration on spine, front/rear boards. No date, but presentation slip attached to front pastedown ("Presented by The Commissioners of Schools for the City of Halifax / To John U. Power / ? School / First Department / July, 1883.) Tissue-covered b&w frontispiece. Contents: Introduction; Wrecks of the Olden Time; An Ill-Fated Couple; Wreck of the "Halsewell"; Wreck of the "Earl of Abergavenny"; Burning of the "Kent"; Wreck of the "Rothsay Castle"; Lost on the Reef; Burning of the "Ocean Monarch"; Burning of the "Amazon"; Perils of the Scotch Coast; Wreck of the "Birkenhead"; Wrecks on the Irish Coast; Burnt at Sea; Wreck of the "Royal Charter"; Loss of the "London"; Loss of the "Captain"; Missing Ships; Wreck of the "Megaera"; Wreck of the "Northfleet"; Wreck of the "Atlantic". Light edge wear to boards, wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, heavy browning to edges of text block, faint liquid stains and some puckering of cloth on rear board, old 1883 school presentation plate on front pastedown, very light browning to pages, three small tears and two small holes in frontispiece protective tissue, two very small glue residue marks on title page, minor soiling.

Shipwrecks,  Sailing  Ships,  Icebergs,  Captain  Thomas  James,  Storms,  Engledue,  Africa,  Africans,  Royal  George,  Spithead,  Rations,  Drownings,  Kempenfelt,  Queen  Charlotte,  Victory,  St  George,  Defence,  Halsewell,  Snow,  Tempests,  Sails,  Rocks,  Pierce,  Earl  Of  Abergavenny,  Convoys,  Sinkings,  Rigging,  Fires,  Kent,  Cambria,  Funerals,  Rothsay  Castle,  Drinking,  Miss  Whitehead,  Gulf  Of  Mexico,  Gales,  Tweed,  Rescues,  Molesworth,  Ocean  Monarch,  Frederick  Jerome,  Prince  Of  Wales,  Bay  Biscay,  Lifeboats,  Amazon,  Scotland,  Exmouth,  Derry,  Anna  Jane,  Winds,  Birkenhead,  Sharks,  Rocks,  Dublin  Bay,  Irish  Channel,  Isle  Of  Howth,  Innistrahull,  Cardigan  Bay,  Golden  Gate,  Royal  Charter,  Queenstown,  Hurricanes,  Moelfra  Bay,  London,  Plymouth  Sound,  Captain  Martin,  Gustavus  V.  Brooke,  Admiral  Milne,  Burgoyne,  Seamen,  Courts  Martial,  City  Of  Glasgow,  Lady  Nugent,  City  Of  Boston,  Megaera,  Aurora,  Northfleet,  Dungeness,  Steamers,  Maria  Taplin,  Mr.  Brand,  Atlantic,  Brady,  Firth,  Fishermen,  Hungarian,  Anglo-Saxon,  City  Of  Washington,  Royal  Navy. 

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