SHIPWRECKS AROUND WALES. Volume 1

By: Bennett, Tom

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112pp., historic b/white halftone plates, plus line-drawn maps, and art illustrrations, throughout. Book clean and square. Spine firm. Leaves clean. Art-illustrated ('Norman Court' of Rhosneigr, 1883, Brian Entwistle) card wrapper slightly edgeworn. The rugged coastline of Wales has been the final resting place for at least 14,000 shipwrecks during the last 150 years. This book covers the true stories of over fifty of these tragedies. Some involve heroic local lifeboat rescues, others terrible loss of life . . . There are also a few 'Whisky Galore' stories to lighten the dramas. Contents include: Prelims., Intro., Causative Factors, Maps, Wrecks by Name, Specs., Site. Biblio., Index. More. Book weight approx. 380g. Postage charge will be reduced as this item will post under 500g. packed weight.

Title: SHIPWRECKS AROUND WALES. Volume 1

Author Name: Bennett, Tom

Categories: History - Local, Nautical & Maritime,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dyfed, Wales, Happy Fish: 1987

ISBN Number: 0951211404

ISBN Number 13: 9780951211403

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006773

Keywords: History, Local History, Wales, Shipwrecks, Bennett, Tom, 1947-