Days of Orkney Steam.

By: Cormack, Alastair and Anne.

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Hardback in original cloth covers, gilt title on spine, in very good condition With dustwrapper in very good condition. In clear archival wrapper. First edition, SCARCE COPY, with b&w photographs and ink illustrations. Map of Orkney on end papers. With appendices, bibliography and index. An interesting and well-researched history of the steam-powered boats that had served the islands and communities of Orkney for over 100 years, ending in July 1969 when the last of the breed was finally replaced by diesel-engined vessels. It includes detailed fleet lists, timetables, Rescue Services and operators. Forweword by Lord Birsay. S13.

Title: Days of Orkney Steam.

Author Name: Cormack, Alastair and Anne.

Categories: Scotland Highlands & Islands,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Kirkwall Press, 1971.: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 923

Keywords: Scotland, Scottish Islands, Orkney, Maritime, Fleet Lists, Scotland Highlands & Islands Scotland Highlands & Islands,