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Rites of Passage
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Rites of Passage

By Golding, William

London: Faber & Faber. Very Good+. 1990. Reprint; Eleventh Printing. Paperback. Light reading creases, some foxing to rear cover, paper edge toned. ; Eleventh paperback printing, 1990. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by Paul Hogarth. ; To the Ends of the Earth Trilogy; Vol. 1; 240 pages; The first volume of Golding's To the Ends of the Earth trilogy, following the trials and fortunes of an assorted group of British migrants aboard a converted man-of-war bound for Australia in the early 19th century. .

$5.67

Rites of Passage
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Rites of Passage

By Golding, William

London: Faber & Faber. Near Fine with no dust jacket. 1980. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Book Club Edition . Missing DJ. ; Green cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Nice tight copy, no names inside, appears unread and near as new. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; To the Ends of the Earth Trilogy; Vol. 1; 240 pages; The first volume of Golding's To the Ends of the Earth trilogy, following the trials and fortunes of an assorted group of British migrants aboard a converted man-of-war bound for Australia in the early 19th century. .

$17.90

Trafalgar  The Nelson Touch
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Trafalgar The Nelson Touch

By Howarth, David

London: Fontana. Very Good. 1971. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Some reading creases and shelf wear, ink marks to rear cover, some grime to inside covers and endpapers with light foxing. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover artwork uncredited. Heavy book and priced accordingly. ; 256 pages; Meticulously researched and detailed account of the Battle of Trafalgar and the death of Nelson. .

$12.84

The Mary Celeste
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The Mary Celeste

By Maxwell, John

London: Hamlyn. Very Good-. 1980. Reprint; First Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, sticker ghost to front cover, some edge and shelf wear with tiny splits at base of spine, some foxing to endpapers and edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. ; 208 pages; Fictional account of the greatest mystery of the sea. On the afternoon of 5th December 1872 an American half-brig was sighted off the Azores by Captain David Reed Moorhouse. Its flutterig distress signal turned out to be a ripped and tattered sail and of the ship's crew there was not a sign... .

$3.57

Form Line of Battle
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Form Line of Battle

By Kent, Alexander

London: Arrow Books. Good+. 1975. Reprint; Fourth Printing. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Some reading and cover creases, some indents to covers, slightly concaved spine, some foxing. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover art by Chris Mayger. ; The Richard Bolitho Series; 384 pages; 1793 Gibraltar, Captain Richard Bolitho takes command of the old Hyperion a 74-gun ship of the line. A ship that Bolitho has seen many times in the past through the smoke of battle, and with Europe again poised on the brink of war Britain will stand or fall dependant on the power of her fleet and it's old war horses. .

$3.28

Enemy In Sight!
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Enemy In Sight!

By Kent, Alexander

London: Arrow Books. Very Good; Light reading and cover creases, some foxing to endpapers and . edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork . by Chris Mayger.. 1986. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Ninth Printing; The Richard Bolitho Series; 352 pages; 1794 and Captain Richard Bolitho must return to the blockade off the French coast as soon as his ship, the Hyperion, is refitted. Even though his new crew is little better than a rabble. ; 0099055201 .

$5.67

Mutiny on the Bounty
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Mutiny on the Bounty

By Nordhoff, Charles; Hall, James Norman

Leicester: Knight Books. Very Good; Light cover creases, some shelf and edge wear. ; Nice tight . copy, no names or marks inside. Wrap around cover artwork uncredited. 1972. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; 252 pages; Revised version of the 1933 novel based on the mutiny against William Bligh, commanding officer of the Bounty in 1789. ; 034015201X .

$6.27

By Way Of Cape Horn
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By Way Of Cape Horn

By Villiers, Alan

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Very Good; Light cover creases, light edge and shelf wear, light foxing. ; . Hodder C281. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. . Scarce in this edition.. 1957. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 256 pages; First hand account of a harrowing journey aboard a square rigged sailing ship from Australia to Queenstown in Ireland during 1929, by way of Cape Horn. .

$62.09

A History of Pirates Blood and Thunder on the High Seas
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A History of Pirates Blood and Thunder on the High Seas

By Cawthorne, Nigel

Wigston, Leicestershire: Arcturus. Very Good; Light shelf and edge wear, some foxing to endpapers and edges . of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork by . Chris Collingwood.. 2003. Reprint. Paperback. First Printing; 240 pages; A look at the reality behind the myths and legends regarding pirates, revealing a world often as gripping as anything created by Hollywood. It portrays the pirates, their weapons, ships, victims, and hideouts, including the pirate capital, Port Royal on Jamaica, the wickedest city in the world. ; 1841931829 .

$6.27

Master & Commander
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Master & Commander

By O'Brien, Patrick

London: Harper Collins. Near Fine. 2002. Paperback. Trade PB . Fourth Printing; 408 pages; ISBN: 0006499155. The first volume of the Aubrey/Maturin series. Newly promoted Captain Jack Aubrey takes command of His Majesty's Sloop Sophie whilst the secretive Stephen Maturin agrees to become his ships surgeon. ; 0006499155 .

$14.32

Along the Clipper Way
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Along the Clipper Way

By Chichester, Sir Francis

London: Pan Books. Good+; Light reading creases to sunned spine, some scuffing to front . cover, light foxing to inside covers and endpapers. ; Nice tight copy, no . names inside. Cover artwork by Post.. 1974. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; 288 pages; Anthology of the best accounts by seamen and the most descriptive passages of well known authors about the route used by he great clipper ships - from Britain round the Cape of Good Hope to Australia and then round Cape Horn back to Britian. The route that the author himself would use in the first single-handed circumnavigation of the globe. The stories being interspersed with the author's own accounts of his experiences at sea. ; 0330300407 .

$5.02

Sea Flame
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Sea Flame

By Hardy, Adam

London: New English Library. Good+; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, some . cover staining, sticker tear to rear cover, paper toned. ; Good reading . copy, no names inside. Wrap around cover artwork uncredited but assumed by . W F Phillipps.. 1976. First Edition. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The George Abercrombie Fox Series; Vol. 13; 112 pages; Fox and his fearsome crew make the sands of the Egyptian desert sodden red with French blood as they open the door to Cairo for the English army. But their prize is a troublesome group of French prisoners, led by the vile Colonel Pithiviers, whose hatred for England is only surpassed by his personal loathing of George Abercrombie Fox. ; 0450027651 .

$28.65

Mr Midshipman Hornblower
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Mr Midshipman Hornblower

By Forester, C. S.

London: Longmans, Green & Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside.. 1957. Hardcover. 282 pages; The first adventures of the young Hornblower, as he joins his first ship at Spithead. .

$11.64

The Somers Mutiny
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The Somers Mutiny

By Carlisle, Henry

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good-; Some reading creases, some shelf and edge wear, light grime to . inside covers and endpapers, front endpaper starting. ; First UK paperback . edition. Nice flat copy, no names inside. Cover photo by Humphrey Sutton.. 1974. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 208 pages; Originally published in America as Voyage to the First of December. On 1st December 1842, an eighteen-year-old midshipman and two seaman are hanged for conspiring to mutiny aboard th US Navy brig Somers. The captain, Commander MacKenzie, and his officers are exonorated on all charges of acting wrongfully at a court-martial. But over a century later the private papers of the ship's surgeon, Dr Leacock, come to light giving more details of the tragic conflict between captain and midshipman. Perhaps MacKenzie took the only possible course to suppress a mutiny, or perhaps his motives were less than pure. ; 0140037403 .

$5.02

Command a King's Ship
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Command a King's Ship

By Kent, Alexander

London: Arrow Books. Very Good; Some reading and cover creas, light foxing to endpapers and . edges of reading block. ; Nice tight copy, no names or marks inside. Wrap . around cover art uncredited.. 1990. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Ninth Printing; The Richard Bolitho Series; 320 pages; Spithead 1784, Captain Richard Bolitho in command of His Majesty's Frigate Undine sets sail for India. Europe may be at peace but in colonial waters things are different. ; 0099109204 .

$5.02

An Eye Of The Fleet
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An Eye Of The Fleet

By Woodman, Richard

London: Warner Books. Good; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Light reading . creases to slightly cocked spine, cover protected by clear library sleeve, . slight loss to top of front endpaper. ; Nice tight copy. Cover artwork by . Mike Codd.. 1995. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Second Printing; Nathaniel Drinkwater Series; Vol. 1; 288 pages; The big ships of the line were the backbone of the Royal Navy but the small frigates were the eyes of the fleet and young Nathaniel Drinkwater is a midshipman aboard His Britannic Majesty's 36-gun frigate Cyclops. The year is 1779 and in addition to the revolution in the Americas Britain is once more at war with France and Spain giving many opportunities for the aspiring naval officer. ; 0751508764 .

$4.29

Lord Hornblower
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Lord Hornblower

By Forester, C S

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Very Good; Some reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear, . slight sticker tear to front cover, sticker obscurring original price on . rear cover. ; Nice tight flat copy, no names or marks inside. Cover . artwork by Kenneth Wynn.. 1980. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Tenth Printing; The Hornblower Series; Vol. 9; 240 pages; Now a peer of the land, Hornblower finds little to do to after the war ends and visits his old friends in France. All goes well until Bonaparte escapes from Elba. ; 0140015361 .

$5.02

Beneath The Aurora
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Beneath The Aurora

By Woodman, Richard

London: Warner Books. Good+; Ex library copy with usual stamps and marks inside. Light reading . creases to slightly cocked spine, cover protected by clear library sleeve. . ; Nice tight copy. Cover artwork by Paul Wright.. 1996. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; Nathaniel Drinkwater Series; Vol. 12; 320 pages; The year 1813, and Captain Drinkwater becomes the head of the Royal Navy's Secret Department caught up in one intrigue after another. ; 0751511420 .

$4.29

The Happy Return
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The Happy Return

By Forester, C S

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Good; Light reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear with split . at base of spine extending into closed tear to front cover, previous owner . name to inside front cover, paper and inside covers toned. ; Penguin 835. . Good reading copy. Cover artwork by Robin Jacques.. 1959. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . Third Printing; The Hornblower Series; 256 pages; Hornblower's ship the Lydia visits South America on secret Admiralty orders, only to find the area under the control of a madman, El Supremo, and the presence of a much larger Spanish warship. .

$3.22

Flying Colours
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Flying Colours

By Forester, C S

Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England: Penguin Books. Good; Light reading and cover creases, some shelf and edge wear with . splits at base of spine and some loss, previous owner name to inside front . cover, paper and inside covers toned. ; Penguin 1113. Good reading copy. . Cover artwork by Robin Jacques.. 1956. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; The Hornblower Series; 192 pages; Captain Hornblower and Lt Bush face execution in Paris unless they can escape from a French fortress and make their way home to England. .

$2.85

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