Very Good / Very Good. Item #6979
London: Jonathan Cape, 1955. First Edition. Octavo. 256 pages. Black and white photographs.Photographic dust jacket. Navy boards stamped in gilt. Map endpapers. Navy topstain.
Light chipping and toning to edges of dust jacket. Edges of boards are worn with some staining. Binding is sound. Light foxing to preliminaries and edges of text block.
A wide-ranging history of the sea and its coasts, including chapters on the Amber Route, Rome and Barbarians, and the Byzantine Empire.