The Book of Bridport Town, Harbour & West Bay

By: LEGG, RODNEY:

Price: £40.00

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Size 8.5 x 12.0 inches. In bright blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition. (DW; Slight rubbing to top edge, NOT price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 160pp. With b/w photographs. The name Bridport used to bring a shudder to the spine in the days when to be “stabbed by a Bridport dagger” was to be hanged. As well as producing the hangman’s rope, this historic and picturesque town served as the cordage centre for the Royal Navy. Members of the author's family abound Bridport so he is well qualified to produce the liveliest of looks at the town, harbour and adjoining villages, past and present.

Title: The Book of Bridport Town, Harbour & West Bay

Author Name: LEGG, RODNEY:

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: Halsgrove 2003. 1st Edition.:

Seller ID: 82633

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