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The World of William Spry, Esquire: A Journey through Everyday Georgian England by a Recreated Eighteenth-Century Man

By: Richard Rutherford-Moore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: R2538

ISBN: 0788425382

Condition: 212 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, 212 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Foreword by Bernard Cornwell. "This is the world of William Spry, Richard Rutherford-Moore's world. He does not romanticize it, but tells it as it was through the minutiae of everyday life. So we are fortunate that here he gives us a glimpse of that world, and brings it alive to let us know what we have lost." -Bernard Cornwell, Bestselling author of the Richard Sharpe novels.Richard Rutherford-Moore is perhaps best known for the character of Rifleman Moore of the 95th Rifles, a typical soldier of Wellington's Army of the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign. He contributed both off an... View more info

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The Pirate Round: Early Eighteenth Century Maritime Navigation during The Golden Age of Piracy

By: Richard Rutherford-Moore

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: R3707

ISBN: 0788437070

Condition: 128 pages, 6x9, 2007, 6x9, paper, 128 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The eighteenth century was an era of greatly expanding worldwide trade, wholly dependant on shipping: but before the creation of reliable instruments, safely sailing your ship to your destination-and back-largely depended on the skill and knowledge of the ships' navigator. During an age when navigation was considered to be more of an art than a science, how did they do it and stay alive to make their fortunes?The Pirate Round examines the relatively unknown aspect of maritime navigation, using the period of 1690-1730 when some of the most adventurous ocean voyages, taking many months at sea, w... View more info