Special and Named Printed Collections


A collection of 141 volumes purchased from 500 donated in 1925 by Sir Alexander Park-Lyle, 1st Baronet of Glendelvine (1849-1938), Chairman of the Lyle Shipping Company. It consists of works on the history and development of ships and shipping, including French and English works on shipbuilding and naval architecture, published from the 17th to the 20th century, with one 16th-century imprint. There are 40 works published before 1801, including three Wing (see p. 3) items.

Shelfmark: X.21.

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