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The Salvagers
Stock No 1052
Artist / Author / Creator BENHAM, Hervey
Category Books
Country Published U.K.
Date Published 1980
Description 1st ED. 212pp. 33 b/w plates & 5 line illus. vg cond. dj vg cond, spine slightly faded, price clipped. The author recalls the exploits of a hardy breed of adventurous seafarers and salvagers who operated off the Essex and Suffolk coast before the introduction lifeboats. The book is in three parts. The first offers an introductory background. The second is memories of a Scroper’s Son and recreates the story of wreck andd rescue. The third provides references, including dates, names and particulares of salavage claims and payments, as well as the sources of the material and it also lists many further incidents for which there was no space in thee main narrative.
Price £6.00
All photographs are of the actual book for sale and are not a generic photo. All dust jackets are original, not laser copies.
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