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War of the U-Boats.  British Merchantmen Under Fire
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War of the U-Boats. British Merchantmen Under Fire

By Bernard Edwards

Barnsley: Pen & Sword Maritime, 2006. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 6.5" x 9.5. A good account of how British merchant seamen coped with the ever present risk posed by German submarines during World War 2. In clean and sound condition but with a price-clipped dust wrapper. Avaiklable for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$6.90

A Seaman's Pocketbook June 1943
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A Seaman's Pocketbook June 1943

By Not Credited

London: HMSO, 1943. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 5" x 7.5. A training handbook issued to members of the British Royal Navy. Evidence of previous ownership inside front board, otherwise clean and tidy. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually within 24 hours. Please call or email with your questions regarding this book. The print code is for 1944.

$6.26

Old Foye Days Part II.  An authentic account of the exploits of the smugglers in and around the Port of Fowey
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Old Foye Days Part II. An authentic account of the exploits of the smugglers in and around the Port of Fowey

By Henry N Shore

1907. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket (as published). 7" x 8.5. A historic account of smuggling activities around a port in Cornwall, England. Externally shows signs of wear, handling and sunning. Evidence of previous ownership on the first few pages. The text block is sound and clean. Some rusting around the staples. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$12.53

Manual of Seamanship.  Vol II.  1932 B.R.68
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Manual of Seamanship. Vol II. 1932 B.R.68

By Not Credited

London: HMSO, 1943. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 5.5" X 8.5. A handbook for sailors in the British Royal Navy, with details of knots, flags, ships equipment etc. A 1943 reprint of the 1932 edition. Addendum I included.Blue cloth covered boards, Previous owner's name inside front cover. Fold outs complete and in good order. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually on the day they are received. . Call or email us with your questions by going to "Bookseller & Payment Information" below and then "Ask bookseller a question" or "View Booksellers Homepage".

$5.40

Gotty and the Guv'nor
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Gotty and the Guv'nor

By A E Copping

Lavenham, Suffolk: Mallard Reprints, 1979. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" x 9. An account of two unlikely friends experiences sailing and fishing and the start of the 20th century. Some wear to the dust wrapper and the neat name of a previous owner on the front flap, otherwise the book is clean and sound. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK.

$6.90

Ordeal By Sea.  The Company's History in the Second World war 1939 - 1945.  The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War
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Ordeal By Sea. The Company's History in the Second World war 1939 - 1945. The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War

By Sydney D Waters

London: The New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd, 1949. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Fair. 5.5" X 8. An illustrated record of this prestigious merchant shipping company and the work it did on convoys etc during world war two. The book is clean and sound although there is some light spotting to the closed page edges and the early and late pages. A worn dust jacket is present but it has been laminated to the boards. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries.

$21.27

The Battleship Fuso.  (Anatomy of the Ship)
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The Battleship Fuso. (Anatomy of the Ship)

By Janusz Skulski

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1998. Hardcover. Good/Very Good. 10.5" x 9.5. A fascinating book that uses detailed drawings and archive photographs to depict the super-dreadnought japanese battleship Fuso. Built in 1914 and the subject of two major rebuilds before Japan's entry to World war 2. it was sunk in 1944. The book is ex-library but with only one rubber stamp mark but the front free end paper neatly removed. There is evidence of a later owner on the half title page. There are some neat hand-written notes on the rear free end paper, otherwise this is a clean and sound book. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with any queries. This book can only be shipped outside the UK if you order using the fast / air mail service.

$50.18

Norfolk Rivers and Harbours
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Norfolk Rivers and Harbours

By Robert Simper

Creekside Publishing, 1996. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 8.5" x 12. Plenty of archive photographs in this history of shipping / boating in the eastern county of Norfolk in England. This book mainly concentrates on the Broads and inland rivers. In clean and sound condition with just slight bumping to the corners. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK please email any queries that you may have.

$7.52

Alde Estuary.  The Story of a Suffolk River
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Alde Estuary. The Story of a Suffolk River

By Arnott, W G

Ipswich: Norman Adlard, 1952. Hardcover. Fair/No Jacket. 5.5" X 8.5. Details of navigating and the history of the Rivers Ore and Alde in Suffolk, England. The author seems to have included the River Ore with little mention to that name Still a fascinating read. The dust wrapper is missing. Internally clean apart for some ink marks on the front free end paper. The blue cloth covering the boards is damaged / faded probably from liquid damage. All orders processed and shipped promptly from the UK, usually within 24 hours. Please call or email with your questions

$15.68

HMS Vanguard 1944 - 1960.  Britain's Last Battleship
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HMS Vanguard 1944 - 1960. Britain's Last Battleship

By Neil McCart

Liskeard: Maritime Books, 2001. Hardcover. Good/Good. 8" X 9.5. A well illustrated history of the last battleship in the British Royal Navy. Not fitted out at the end of the 2nd World war it was famed for taking the royal Family to South Africa in 1947. A good copy there is some evidence of previous ownership on a couple of pages. The spine of the dust wrapper has faded through sunning. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, although if your destination is outside the UK please only order via the fast / air shipping service. Please email with any queries regarding this book.

$62.48

Sailor in the East
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Sailor in the East

By Robin King

London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1956. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.75" x 8.5. A fascinating account of the hard and difficult life of British seamen working around south east Asia in the years following World War 2. The dust wrapper hows some signs of handling externally but still a clean and sound book. there is a label with a previous owner's name at the head of the front free end paper.

$4.96

Thames Tideway
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Thames Tideway

By Robert Simper

Creekside Publishing, 1997. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 8.5" x 12. A well illustrated book which looks at life on the River Thames and some of the vessels that worked there. In clean and sound condition. There is a gifting dedication on the title page signed by the author. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries.

$6.90

Ship Recognition.  Merchant Ships
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Ship Recognition. Merchant Ships

By Laurence Dunn

London: Adlard Coles, 1961. Hardcover. Good/Fair. 6" x 4.5. A book that helps identify the types of merchantmen that were in service in the 1950s and 1960s with examples of each type. A clean and sound book, but the dust wrapper has some tears and loss. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please call with any queries that you may have.

$5.65

Come Sailing
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Come Sailing

By Gilbert Hackforth-Jones

London: The Batchworth Press, 1948. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 5" x 7.5. J E Broome. A practical and straightforward guide to sailing. Illustrated. A clean and sound copy missing its dust jacket. Some wear to the edges of the boards and evidence of previous ownership has been crayoned over inside the front board. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please email with your queries.

$2.50

Skookum Tugs.  British Columbia's Working Tugboats
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Skookum Tugs. British Columbia's Working Tugboats

By Peter Robson and Betty Keller

Madeira Park, BC, Canada: Harbour Publishing, 2002. Hardcover. Very Good/As New. 10" x 12. Robb Douglas. Photographer Robb Douglas has taken good quality photographs over many years of the tug boats on Canada's west coast, the work they do and the people who crew them. A good quality publication and fascinating reading. In pristine condition apart from a gifting dedication on the half title page. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with your queries.

$14.81

The Port of Bombay.  A Brief History
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The Port of Bombay. A Brief History

Bombay: S Y Ranade. Bombay Port Trust, 1973. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. 6" x 9. A history of the port of |Bombay (Mumbai) in India, published in connection with the centenary of the Bombay Port trust. Externally the boards show some wear and have some splashes / marks. Internally the book is sound with clean pages, the fold out map is in good order. If this book had a dust wrapper it is no longer present. There is a previous owner's signature on the reverse of the frontispiece. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with any queries that you may have. If your destination is outside the UK please order using the air / expedited shipping service.

$125.46

Steamboat Register.  An Illustrated Register of surviving steam vessels in the British Isles plus Steamboats owned by SBA members in other Countries
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Steamboat Register. An Illustrated Register of surviving steam vessels in the British Isles plus Steamboats owned by SBA members in other Countries

By Brian E Hillsdon and Brian W Smith

The Steam Boat Association of Great Britain, 1994. Soft cover. Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 8. The format is one vessel per page with name, photograph and specifications of Hull, Engine, Boiler, Prop and History. Fifth edition copy. in clean and sound condition, although there is a small amount of damage at the foot of the back hinge externally. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please email with your queries.

$8.66

Baby Dredgers for India.  Ocean Engineering Series: Dredging Technology.
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Baby Dredgers for India. Ocean Engineering Series: Dredging Technology.

Poona: U Shanker Rao, 1975. Hardcover. Good/Good. 5.5" X 8.5. One of a series of books published by the Indian Centre of Maritime Economics. This one looks at the maintenance of navigation channels using small dredgers. Includes some period advertisements from the Indian maritime industry. In clean and sound condition, although there is some wear and sunning to the dust wrapper chiefly around the spine area. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK. Please call or email with your queries about this book.

$74.03

The Heroes of Rimau
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The Heroes of Rimau

By Lynette Ramsay Silver

Singapore: Cultured Lotus, 2001. Soft cover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 6" x 9. An account of a joint British and Australian raid on Japanese held Singapore in 1944. Research for this book was carried out by Major Tom Hall. In clean and sound condition. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK, please call or email with any queries that you may have regarding this book.

$20.70

On Passage
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On Passage

By Mike Peyton

Brighton: Fernhurst Books, 1991. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket (as published). 7.5" x 8.5. A collection of humourous cartoons on the subject of sailing / yachting. Pictorial laminated hardcover binding. In clean and sound condition, free from marks and inscriptions. Available for prompt dispatch from the UK

$7.47

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