Britain's Working Coast in Victorian and Edwardian Times

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The coastline of Victorian and Edwardian Britain provided beauty, isolation, entertainment, and the venue for most people's holidays. But it was also a thriving center of industry - shipbuilding and fishing, plus the numerous trades associated with dockyards, coastal transport and the leisure industry. This book travels around Britain's coast - clockwise from London - looking at the industries that could be found at many of the cities and towns en route. Illustrated with an amazing collection of colored postcards and other ...

Britain's Working Coast in Victorian and Edwardian Times 2008, Shire Publications, New York

ISBN-13: 9780747806783

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