Greenhill, Basil; Giffard, Ann, joint author.
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Greenhill, Basil and Giffard, Ann. Travelling By Sea in the Nineteenth Century. He was also the author of over forty books and numerous articles on maritime history, many of them produced in collaboration with his second wife, Ann Giffard. London, A & C Black, 1972. Original Hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Dr. Basil Jack Greenhill (26 February 1920 in Bristol - 8 April 2003), was a diplomat, museum director and historian.
In library, Passenger accommodation, Merchant ships, Ocean travel, History.
He deals principally with the development of the sailing ship and steamship in the nineteenth century, and delightfully portrays by both illustration and anecdote the gradual amelioration of facilities, accommodation and food on board. The days when the wealthy took their own furniture abroad, and the livestock, required for food on the voyage, were kept on deck, gradually change; the all-purpose saloons become libraries and music rooms, the wooden partitions give way to luxurious staterooms.
Green cloth, gilt titles. Tall slim 8vo, green cloth. New York: Hasting House, (1974). Seller Inventory 166784. Clipped jacket is very clean, even fading to spine. Seller Inventory 004771. More information about this seller Contact this seller 21. Stock Image. More information about this seller Contact this seller 29. Greenhill, Basil and Ann Giffard.
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