This vintage book is C. Fox Smith's epic nautical poem, "Ships And Folks". Cicely Fox Smith (1882-1954) was an English writer and poet who produced more than six hundred poems during her lifetime. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in folk poetry, and is not to be missed by fans and collectors of Smith's wonderful work. Contents include: "Ships and Folks", "Missing", "The Packet Rat", "Words of Wisdom", "The Three Ships", "The Rhyme of the Rio Grande", "News in Daly's Bar", "The Rhyme of the Captive Maid", "Pictures", "Nitrates", "Bill Brewster", "the Tow-Rope Girls", "Seeing the World", "Lee Fore Brace", "Figureheads", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. It is with this in mind that we are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.