'Incapable of writing a dull sentence...'George Millar trained as an architect, worked as a journalist, and in the Second World War became a soldier much-decorated by both France and the United Kingdom, his activities being recorded in a number of books; all this experience is brought to bear in a series of three further books describing his post-war European cruises in classic wooden vessels. Two of these have already been re-issued, and we are privileged to bring you this third title—A White Boat from England—now available. Read more...
New Catalogue Out Now
Our Autumn Catalogue is now available, sporting on the cover an 1890s photograph of Birdie on Hornsea Mere in Yorkshire, from Rick Powell's book The Canoe Yawl (November). You can download it here, or use the Contact form to request a copy (giving us a name and address to send it to!) A copy goes out with every order, of course. Read about all our recent and forthcoming titles, and our growing backlist of essential nautical reading.
Stamp of approval for VIOLA
The Hull Steam Trawler VIOLA, subject of our recent book, features in a new set of stamps to be issued 21 June by the South Georgia Post Office; read the full story here.