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379. Methley, Noel T., THE LIFE-BOAT AND ITS STORY. London. 1912.

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379. Methley, Noel T., THE LIFE-BOAT AND ITS STORY. London. 1912.

379. Methley, Noel T., THE LIFE-BOAT AND ITS STORY. London . 1912. 318p. Embossed cloth. A sought after early source tracing the origins and development of the life-boat. Includes great detail on the origins of the life-boat, the birth of a system of rescue, evolution of the self-righter, steam and motor life-boats, stations and equipment, life-saving services throughout the world, rockets and wreck guns and much more. Illustrated with 67 superb b/w photographs. An important source on the subject. Clean and tight, light wear to wraps. (VG). $88.