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Random Recollections.

By: Warwick (W.C.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1957,

Seller ID: 7379

65pp, portrait frontis, decorated black cloth. AJS: A memoir of his time in the shipping world from 1895 to 1945, his career as a director with Houlder Brothers and Royal Mail Lines. View more info

Hawkins of Plymouth A New History of Sir John Hawkins and Other Members of His Family Prominent in Tudor England.

By: Williamson (J.A.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1969, 2nd ed,

Seller ID: 786

xi + 348pp, 16 illus, 3 maps, dw. Preface: This book records the history of the Hawkins family in TudorûEngland. Although Sir John Hawkins is its chief subject, his fatherûWilliam Hawkins, his brother, also William Hawkins, and his son SirûRichard Hawkins, were all prominent in the story of the time, and theirûcareers are here narrated. View more info

Seaman Garneray Voyages, Aventures et Combat.

By: Wilson (R.) Translator.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 2003,

Seller ID: 6502

285pp, 42 illus, map, advert, dw. AJS: Louis Garneray joined the Republican navy in 1796 at the age ofûthirteen. Three years later he was a member of the crew of the famousûFrench privateer Robert Surcouf, operating in the Indian Ocean. He wasûcaptured in 1806 and spent the next eight years on the prison hulks inûPortsmouth harbour. Translated from the French. View more info