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Salt Herring on Saturday: The Fishertown of Nairn Last Century.

By: Bochel, Margaret M.

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Tuckwell Press, 2004. 1862322465: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 506

ISBN: 1862322465

Condition: Very Good


Paperback in very good condition. First edition, ppvii, 95, b&w photographs and illustrations. With list of illustrations, introduction, appendix1: Nairn in the Moray Firth, Appendix 2: Culbin Sands and glossary.This book is about the fisher folk of Nairn in the 1920s and 1930s. They had a distinctive way of live, being to some extent detached from the rest of the townspeople by the nature of their exacting trade. They lived like a large family, observing a code of behaviour and set of customs and values prescribed by their seagoing forebears and handed down through generations. S8. View more info