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China Clippers Reprint 1968

By Lubbock B.

21 Illus. 295 Pages. 18 x 23cms. Good in slightly torn and marked D/W History of celebrated clipper ships in Chinese opium & tea trades. Second part devoted to British clippers of 1860s & their performances. 11 plans. 10 Appends. including list of British clippers; Australian passages of "Cutty Sark"; abstract logs. Index.. Good/Good in Slightly Torn.


Wheel's Kick & The Wind's Song

By Course Capt. A.g.

David & Charles, 1968. 12 Illus. 264 Pages. 20 x 13cms. Story of John Stewart Line of Sailing Ships 1877-1928. Fleet Lists; Index. 2 sail plans. Line drawing at head of each chapter.PAPERCOVER EDITION. . 3rd Ed REVISED.


Settlement by sail: 19th century immigration to New Zealand

By Jackson, Gainor W

GP Publications, 1991. 48pages. Text and original paintings by Gainor W. Jackson. Paper covers. many b/w and colour illus. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.


Sail. 3 Vols. Romance Of The Clipper Ships.

By Spurling J/lubbock B

25 x 30cms. 3 vols. Some foxing. plates unaffected. 1st Editions. Covers little marked mainly Vol. III. Blue cloth.Selection of Spurling's paintings for "Blue Peter" reproduced in full colour. Text aby Lubbock sets out the salient points of the history & performance of each vessel. Introduction by C. Fox-Smith. Vol. 1 3rd Imp. Apr. 1930. Blackwall passenger ships,American built ships, tea wool clippers. Sephia frontis. 30 col. plates. 153p. Vol. 2 1st Aug 1929. Wool & Tea Clippers, passenger & emigrant ships, general traders Sephia Frontis. 30 col. plates. Appendix. 5 plates by Paasch (From Keel & Truck) ofmasts, spars, sails, rigging. 152p. Vol. 3 1st Imp. Apr. 1936. Jute Clippers, Australian & New Zealand traders, Cutty Sark & Thermopylae. Sephia Frontis. 18 col. plates. Brief outline Spurling career. 102p. Folding chart of trade routes.Printed on thickpaper, fore-edge uncut. Limited to 1000 copies.Good original blue cloth with gilt motif and gilt title to front cover and spine.


Guns of the Frigate Unicorn

By Stewart W. R

1978. Written for the Unicorn Preservation Society. Frigage Unicorn launched in 1824 looks at the Guns, Crew and actions. 18pages fully illustrated by Mary Stewart.. Paper Covers. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


Sail: The Surviving Tradition.

By Simper R.

1984. 150 Illus. 161 Pages. 19 x 25cms. V/G in D/W. The contemporary sailing vessels. Listing over 250 surviving sailing ships with details and brief history..




Sailed Birkenhead 9 September 1874. Arrived London 12 January 1875,out and home via Suez Canal. 50 page photocopy.20 x 33 Held in Paper Covers. Good. .


Classic Sailing Ships

By Giggal K

1988. 1851525696 128 Pages. 29 x 28cms. Good in D/W. Forty of the world's famous sailing ships from the paintings of Cornelis de Vries, in colour, with descriptive text. A short history of sail as an introduction. Short Biblio. Index. .


Western Ocean Packets

By Lubbock B

1925. By the Author to T. H. Parker 22 Illus. 155 Pages. 13 x 20cms. 1st Ed. 1925. few little marks to text..REbound with original cloth, new fly pages. Atlantic Ferry in first half of 19th C. The Dreadnought, New World, Daniel Webster & others. Abstract Logs, Voyages, Specifications. 5 append. Index. .


Merchant Sailing Ships 1850-1875

By Macgregor D.r

1984. 0851773168 150 Illus. 256 Pages. 23 x 28cms. V/G in D/W. Heyday of Sail. The period of iron & steel construction. All types from sloops & ketches to the ocean carriers. 165 line drawings. 6 appendices including List of Ships built by Alexander Stephen, R. Steele & W.Pile. Source references. Index. .


National Watercraft Collection

By Chapelle H I

1960. Unsigned 23 x 28cms. Good. Covers little marked. A catalogue of the collection of models, paintings, drawings & plans in the United States National Museum. Over 200 illus. & plans. Biblipgraphy. Index. 327 art pages. .


Colonial Clippers (2nd Ed.)

By Lubbock B.

1921. Original covers a littl worn. spine a little weak, contents generally good. 79 Illus. 433 Pages. 13 x 20cms. History of Emigrant ships, wool & iron clippers, & New Zealand trade. 4 plans. 2 col. plates of 24 House Flags..


Under Sail In The Last Of The Clippers

By Wallace F.

1936. 41 Illus. 251 Pages. 18 x 25cms. Pub Brown Son & Ferguson. Record of an Atlantic Passage in 1921 aboard the Grand Duchess a survivor of the London-Australian Iron Clipper Fleet of the 1870's. End paper charts. Commentary on the Hesperus. Good in fryaed, torn and grubby D/W.


The Old East Indiamen

By Chatterton E.k

Letter from Author Enclosed 32 Illus. 350 Pages. 15 x 23cms. Published by T. Werner Laurie London. Covers worn. Foxing. Spine weak. Spine cover rebound. . C. 1918. Historical - the Company from small beginnings. The ships. Activities with the Royal Navy. At sea, conditions of service, passengers, life on board, actions. Colour frontis.missing. 17 page booklet bound called Bombay Dockyard A Forgotten Chapter reprinted from the Journal of Iranian Assoc. Bobmay 1921. .


Adventure Of Sail 1520-1914

By Macintyre Capt. D

1970. 1979 Ed. . 0905746015 Unsigned 305 Illus. 257 Pages. 30 x 25cms. Good in torn D/W History from Caravel to Clipper. 28 extracts from different Authors. Naval Glossary, Biblio. 44 col. plates. Oblong. .


Golden Age Of Sail

By Bowen F.c.

1925. 80 Illus. 25 x 33cms. No.295 Indiamen, packets and Clipper Ships. Limited edition of 1500 copies. 13 tipped in colour plates, 80 black and white plates from contemporary engravings and paintings in the Macpherson collection. 86 pages of text. Blue and gilt cloth worn at edges. t.e.g. Some plates grubby at edges. spine little weak.. Hardcover.


Five Hundred Sailing Records Of American Built Ships

By Cutler C.c

1952. 114 Pages. 18 x 25cms. Covers marked, Blue cloth Marine Historical Association Mystic. Detailed listing by the various Ocean & American coastwise passages. Lists record or near record runs. Knots per hour, passage, ship tonnage & master, date, source of information. .


Best Of Sail

By Lubbock B. & Spurling J.

1975. 179 Pages. 25 x 30cms. Good in torn D/W. A selection of 36 Spurling paintings with text by Lubbock, taken from their classic "Sail: The Romance of the Clipper Ships". Introduction by Alan Villiers, who has made the selection of those he considers show Spurling at his best. Index of Ships'Names. General Index..


Fore & Aft

By Chatterton E. K

1912. 347 Pages. 18 x 23cms. Spine little weak, some foxing.Story of the Fore & Aft Rig. From earliest times to present day. 1st Ed. Col. frontis. 130 illus, plans. Glossary. Original pictorial & gilt cloth. teg. .


Deep Sea Warriors 1st Ed

By Lubbock B

1909. 278 Pages. 12 x 15cms. 4 illus. Covers little worn, spine little weak. Fiction. .


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