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1 Plimsoll (S.) Cattle Ships Being the Fifth Chapter of Mr Plimsoll's Appeal for Our Seamen.
iv + 150pp, frontis, 45 illus, coloured endpapers, large format, original pictorial blue cloth. AJS: As a result of the campaign by Samuel Plimsoll the Merchant Shipping Act (1876) was passed, under which the Board of Trade was given powers to inspect vessels for their seaworthiness. Plimsoll also campaigned for improved conditions in cattle ships. A title which for some reason is usually found in poor state, this copy in good condition. 
Price: 125.00 GBP
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