Nautical Dictionary. No.4.
Hand-coloured etching. 234 x 318mm. 9¼ x 12½". Very fine colour. Cut and laid on scrap sheet.
A collection of 9 scenes referring to women as ships and men as their sailors. 1. Scudding-the movement by which a ship is carried precipitately before a Tempest!! 2. Pink a name given to a ship with a very narrow stern… 3. Afloat… 4. A Prime Sailor~ is one that is capable of attaining a great Velocity. 5. By the Board_over the Ships side! 6. Heavy Sailor_a Vessel that can advance but Slowly. 7. Prize - a Vessel taken from the Enemy. 8. Quarter_an exclamation to implore mercy from a Victorious Enemy. 9. Refit_generally understood to imply the repairing any damage to a Ship may bare sustained in her rigging by Battle or Tempest, more particularly the former.
Not in BM.
[Ref: 14484] £70.00