155 pp., forward by Kylie Tennant, the wife of the author. Several of the pages have faint stains. Otherwise the book would be described as very good. A Gentle Shipwreck is social history of the era before and during the First World War. It deals with the minutiae of poverty as seen through the eyes of the child and terminates with the anti-conscription campaign and the death of the author's father in 1916. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Cedric Emanuel. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Sociology & Culture; Local History; Biography; Maritime; ISBN: 0170050408. ISBN/EAN: 9780170050401. Inventory No: 0201352.