The China Bird

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In this book David MacGregor, already known to readers of books about sea-faring and shipbuilding, combines adventure on sea and in the counting house with economic history in telling the story of Captain James Killick, his associates and successors.

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Celebrated maritime historian David MacGregor wrote a great number of books around all classes of ships built in the nineteenth century. The David MacGregor library in the Brunel Institute at the SS Great Britain is named in his honour.


366 pages

Publisher: Chatto and Windus (1961)

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