Ebb-Tide at Poole.

By: HILLIER, JOHN:

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In brown cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine and front. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition.with very good dustwrapper (dw; not price clipped). Small pencil marks to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 216pp. Prof ill. with b/w photographs and a map. Illustrated end papers. An interesting book produced by Poole Historical Trust which tells the story of the serious decline in the fortunes of the Town/Harbour of Poole when the Napoleonic Wars ended. Trade declined and with town elections being declared fraudulant, all sorts of lawsuits were mounted which effectively ended in the Town becoming Bankrupt. A fascinating story.

Title: Ebb-Tide at Poole.

Author Name: HILLIER, JOHN:

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: Poole Historical Trust. 1985 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 57417

Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY Dorset, Poole, corporation, reform, decline, Napoleonic, trade, elections, fraud, bankruptcy