GARDINER, Julie & ALLEN, Michael J. (editors)
BEFORE THE MAST: Life and Death Aboard the "Mary Rose"
- The Mary Rose Trust Ltd. Portsmouth. 2005. 1st edition. Volume 4 in The Archaeology of the Mary Rose series. XX, (2), 712 PP with 98 tables, and 543 figures, plus 24 pages with 71 colour plates. Illustrated endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (as new condition). 30.2 x 21.5. 9780954402945
Part One: Life on the Mary Rose: The Contents of the Ship. Includes sections on "Silk Hats to Woolly Socks: clothing remains, Personal Possessions: purses to paternosters, Septicaemia, Scurvy and the Spanish Pox, Musical Instruments, Money on board, Navigation and ship's Communication, Routine Maintenance and "Housework", furniture on the Mary Rose, Stowage on board, Feeding the Crew: cooking, serving and eating.. Part 2: Scientific Studies: Crew, Conditions and Environment. Includes sections on Acquiring the Data, the Crew of the Mary Rose, Provisions for Board and Lodging, Conditions on Board: pests, parasites and pollen, Science and the Mary Rose. Part 3: Looking to the Future. A most comprehensive work.
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