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Diaries from the days of sail

By: Bell, R. C. (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43654

ISBN: 0214200752

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Very clean, tightly bound book with no inscriptions, in a bright unclipped dustjacket. Appears little used. 160 pages, several b/w illustrations, appendices View more info

Image for The forms of ships and boats: hints experimentally derived on some of the principles regulating ship-building.

The forms of ships and boats: hints experimentally derived on some of the principles regulating ship-building.

By: Bland, William

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Crosby Lockwood & Son: 1902

Edition: Tenth Edition

Seller ID: 43868

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Smaller format hardback tightly bound in beige cloth with black titles, cloth is a little grubby and has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. viii + 100 pages + 32pp adverts (dated 1909), several illustrations in the text. Part of 'Weale's scientific and technical series' View more info

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Recollections of my sea life: from 1808 to 1830 [Captain Boteler's recollections]

By: Boteler, Captain John Harvey; Bonner-Smith, David (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Navy Records Society: 1942

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 63664

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex Wigan Free Public Library hardback with an heraldic bookplate on the front pastedown and a single stamp on the title page verso, no inscriptions, tightly bound in white vellum with a blue cloth spine and gilt titles. xiv + 272 pages, introduction by the editor, map, index View more info

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British seamen: as described in recent parliamentary and official documents

By: Brassey, Thomas

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Longmans, Green & Co.: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41635

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, scattered fox-spotting to endpapers and margins, heraldic bookplate on front pastedown, no inscriptions. viii + 400 pages + 44pp adverts, tables in the text View more info

Image for The Cutty Sark, her designer and builder; Hercules Linton, 1836 - 1900, a biographical memoir

The Cutty Sark, her designer and builder; Hercules Linton, 1836 - 1900, a biographical memoir

By: Brettle, Robert Edward

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Cambridge, W. Heffer & Sons Ltd.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43668

ISBN: 0852700326

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, spine faded but uncreased, appears little used. vi + 46 pages, portrait frontispiece and 6 illustrations on plates & a couple in the text, notes View more info

Image for By Asia to Australia: the diary of a voyage in 1849

By Asia to Australia: the diary of a voyage in 1849

By: Broom, James & Beryl A. Kingan (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Wotton-Under-Edge, Wotton-Under-Edge Historical Society: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44172

ISBN: 0954889509

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, no inscriptions, appears little used. 164 pages, illustrations in the text, sources, index. Compliments slip from the publisher with an illegible signature is laid in View more info

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Yarns of the Seven Seas

By: Campbell, Commander A. B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30189

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles and decoration, dulled at the spine, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. vi + 130 pages. Includes the stories of the mutiny on the Bounty and the Marie Celeste View more info

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The age of piracy

By: Carse, Robert

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Robert Hale: 1959

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 63095

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in faded blue cloth with dulled gilt titles, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. 192 pages, 9 illustrations on plates, appendices, bibliography, index View more info

The longshoremen

By: Clark, Roy

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53859

ISBN: 0715364847

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Reading copy, an ex library hardback with the usual stamps & stickers, no inscriptions, in an unclipped dustjacket which is sunned at the spine. 202 pages, photos on plates, illustrations in the text, map, bibliography, index View more info

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Dictionary of Admirals of the United States Navy, volume 1: 1862-1900

By: Cogar, William B.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: U.S.A, Naval Institute Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 35225

ISBN: 0870214314

Condition: Very Good


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue leatherette with gilt titles, minor rubbing at corners, no inscriptions. xxxii + 220 pages, photo illustrations in the text, notes View more info

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Tall ships and master mariners

By: Cunningham, R.J. & K. R. Mabee

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Reading, Tops'l Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22550

ISBN: 0906397138

Condition: Very Good


Very clean, tightly bound paperback original, spine uncreased, appears little used, no inscriptions. 192 pages, 41 illustrations on plates, notes, glossary, bibliography View more info

Image for Reed's engineering for Masters and Mates for B.O.T. examinations 1931

Reed's engineering for Masters and Mates for B.O.T. examinations 1931

By: Daish, Herbert H.R. with John Forrest & Joseph H. Sword

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Sunderland, Thomas Reed & Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 16217

Condition: Good


Good softback tightly bound in orange cloth with black titles, cloth is rubbed at corners, pages are browning, no inscriptions. viii + 160 pages, 45 figures, index. View more info

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The dress of the British sailor

By: Dickens, Gerald

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 45199

Condition: Good


Clean, paperback, pictorial card covers, stitched spine, card covers rubbed at corners, but generally appears little used, no inscriptions. 36 pages, 24 full page uniform illustrations, and several smaller illustrations of badges. Included with this will be a fine copy of The Victorian sailor by David Marcombe (Shire, 1985) View more info

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International Commission on Whaling: first report of the commission

By: Dobson, A. T. A.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: International Commission on Whaling: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43111

Condition: Good


Clean paperback original, name on front cover (S.G. Brown of the Whale Research Unit at the I.G.S.) neatly repaired with archival tape at spine, else unmarked, appears little used. 32 pages View more info

Business in great waters: the story of British fishermen

By: Dyson, John

Price: £11.50

Publisher: Angus & Robertson: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 55681

ISBN: 0207957061

Condition: Good in Fair dust jacket


Very clean & tightly bound hardback book with a gift inscription on the half title page verso and mark where a price has been badly erased on top of the title page, in an unclipped dustjacket which is rubbed at the edges, has a closed repaired tear at the front cover/spine and has minor loss at spine ends. 336 pages, photos & illustrations in the text, maps, appendices, bibliography, index View more info

Image for Fishermen: a community living from the sea

Fishermen: a community living from the sea

By: Festing, Sally

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28126

ISBN: 0715374486

Condition: Fair in Good dust jacket


Good reading copy, ex college library with stamps on the front endpapers, but otherwise appears little used, in a bright unclipped dustjacket which has a small sticker removal mark at the foot of the spine. 206 pages, bibliography, index View more info

An outline of ship building, in four parts

By: Fincham, John

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Whittaker & Co: 1852

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 53003

Condition: Good


Clean hardback tightly bound in a beautiful recent binding of brown half leather over green marbled paper on boards, 5 raised spine bands, gilt titles, corner loss to title page, no half-title present, new endpapers, a few pages have lightly pencilled marginalia which could easily be erased if thought necessary, one of the plates has neat repairs to the edges. xii + 232 + 74 + 64 + 122 pages, several plates including foldouts. Does not have the atlas of plates which acco... View more info

Image for Life at sea: a nineteenth century voyage to New Zealand

Life at sea: a nineteenth century voyage to New Zealand

By: Fines, John (ed.); John Grayson

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Old Woking, Unwin Brothers Ltd: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 44173

ISBN: 0950212199

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, no inscriptions, appears little used. xviii + 50 pages, illustrations in the text View more info

Image for Meditations from steerage: two whaling journal fragments

Meditations from steerage: two whaling journal fragments

By: Frank, Stuart M.

Price: £6.75

Publisher: U.S.A, Kendall Whaling Museum: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 43564

ISBN: 093785431X

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tightly bound paperback original, stapled spine, no inscriptions, appears little used. [ii] + 34 pages, illustrations in the text, references. Volume 7 in the 'Kendall Whaling Museum monograph' series View more info

Image for The romance of navigation: a brief record of maritime discovery from the earliest times to the 18th century

The romance of navigation: a brief record of maritime discovery from the earliest times to the 18th century

By: Frith, Henry

Price: £7.00

Publisher: Ward Lock & Co. Ltd: 1900

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 39455

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Clean hardback tightly bound in blue cloth with gilt titles & blindstamped decoration, cloth has minor rubbing at corners, booksellers stamp on rear endpaper, Sunday School prize inscription dated 1902 on frontispiece verso. viii + 312 pages, tissue guarded frontispiece and engraved illustrations in the text, index. Undated, but probably a reprint from about 1900 - the first edition was 1893 View more info