Buckler's Hard and It's Ships 1909
BUCKLER'S HARD AND ITS SHIPS. Some Historical Reflections. By John, Second Lord Montagu of Beaulieu, (self published), London, 1909.
Buckler's Hard, Hampshire was founded by John, 2nd duke of Montagu, in the early 18th century.
The book is about a part of his Estate that produced & launched many fine vessels for both war & trade, going back in history to the early 18th/late 19th century. A delightful little book of 43 pages, with several photo plates, complete with a map of the location in 1750.
Beige cover with black title. Lightly rubbed cover with tiny bump at few corner tips. About 8 x 5-1/2 with 43 pages. Photographic illustrations. Light to moderate foxing. Scarce!