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Keneth Mason, Homewll, Havant UK. Facsimile reprint of 1873 publication . Photos, maps, documents throughout. Significant volume of maritime history. Plimsoll authored legislation in Parliament to outlaw unseaworthy, overloaded and heavily insured coffin-ships." His bill was dropped by Disraeli in 1875, at which time Plimsoll denounced the legislators as "villans." Eventually popular support forced passage of reform legislation giving stringent powers of ship inspection to the Board of Trade. The line painted on ships' hulls to indicate the loading limit is still generally known as the Plimsoll line. Hardcover Very good near fine condition/ Illustrated dust jacket over blue cloth covered end boards. 110pp 285x 220mm