Be sure to select PRINT or DIGITAL when you order.COCKLES
Cockles are still harvested but rarely eaten in Britain. The industry of raking for, processing, and the lowly shellfish has continued almost unchanged for centuries, although in recent times it has fallen into disrepute. The author presents a contemporary picture of the British cockle trade.
JOHN GARDNER AND THE SMALL-CRAFT REVIVAL
Traditional-boat enthusiast Bruce Halabisky pays tribute to the life and work of one of America's best-loved small-boat promoters and preservers.
THE STOWBOATERS OF THE THAMES ESTUARY
Despite a history of some 500 years stowboating fell victim to modern technology and unpredictable catches. Yet, the author discovers, there are still men who remember it firsthand, and others interested in learning the complicated procedures of setting and recovering the vast nets.
DONALD MCKAY - SHIP DESIGNER & BUILDER
Donald McKay rose from humble beginnings to become one of America's pre-eminent shipbuilders of the 1800s. Nevertheless he ended his days in penury, working the land as a farmer. The author presents a personal profile of one of America's greatest ship creators.
JAMES WATT - HOMAGE TO THE CLYDE
One of Scotland's most distinguished figurative painters, James Watt's depictions of the great shipyards on the River Clyde are a priceless record of a bygone era. The author meets him in his home.
THE PISCATAQUA GUNDALOW
The unique Piscataqua gundalow served a specific region of northern New England for more than two centuries; today it has faded into almost total obscurity. The author looks back at its history, evolution, and demise..
MEMORY OF THE ATLANTIC
An appeal on behalf of maritime heritage on the north-east Atlantic coasts.
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