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The Bounty Ships Of France: The Story Of The French Cape Horn Sailing Ships (UNCOMMON HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Villiers, Alan & Picard, Henri

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Published
1972
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Near Fine
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First Edition, First Printing
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9780850591026
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London: Patrick Stephens, 1972. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. A well-researched and authoritative history of the French sailing-ships of the beautiful ships of French Merchant Marine betwwen 1870 1nd 1920. Alan Villiers has collaborated with Henri Picard in presenting this unique account, because he too, has long admired these… Read more
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A History Of Trains De Luxe [TOGETHER WITH A 21-PAGE UK SUPPLEMENT] (UNCOMMON HARDBACK BRITISH LIMITED, NUMBERED AND SIGNED FIRST EDITION)

by Behrend, George

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Published
1977
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Very Good Plus
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Limited, Numbered And Signed Edition
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9780903839457
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Glossop, Derbyshire: Transport Publishing Company, 1977. VG+/VG. Limited, Numbered And Signed First edition in d/w. THIS BEING NUMBER 1388 OF 1500. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, without dedication or inscription on limitation page. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. A well-researched and authoritative history of de luxe trains. With Appendices, Bibliography and Index. WITH 21-PAGE UK SUPPLEMENT LAID IN. `D/w has… Read more
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They Road Into Europe: The Fruitful Exchange In The Arts Of Horsemanship Between East And West (HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Jankovich, Miklos

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Published
1971
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Very Good
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780245504129
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London: Harrap, 1971. VG/VG. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative study, in the fields of history, ethnology, archeaology, and the study of the horse, in an original survey showing the latter's role in man's cultural, social, military and economic development. The relationship between man and horse from… Read more
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Past And Present Steamers Of North Wales (SCARCE REVISED SECOND EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Thornley, F C

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Published
1962
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Very Good Plus
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Revised Second Edition
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Prescot, Lancashire: T Stephenson & Sons, 1962. VG+/VG. Revised Second Edition in d/w not price clipped. TOGETHER WITH SEPARATE PUBLISHERS COMPLIMENTS SLIP. Illustrated with ten photographic plates of photographs and line-drawings of steamers of north Wales. A well-researched and authoritative history of the steamers of North Wales. With Index. D/w has small losses to head and tail of spine, and… Read more
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Luton, Bedfordshire: RT/RF Register, 1989. VG+. First edition. Booklet. 12pp. The RT/RF Register issued in 1989 for the Celebration of 50 years of the RT family of buses, TOGETHER WITH A MIMEOGRAPHED LETTER FROM Peter Gomm. Mentioning LYR 672 which was used in the Cliff Richard film 'Summer Holiday'. A SCARCE copy. NO inscriptions, underlining or highlighting/.. First Edition. Booklet.… Read more
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Merchant Fleets 41: Andrew Weir Shipping (FINE COPY OF UNCOMMON FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING)

by Middlemiss, Norman L

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Published
2002
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9781871128208
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Newcastle-Upon-Tyne: Shield Publications, 2002. Fine. First edition, first printing. Paperback. 176pp. Profusely illustrated with line-drawings of ships. A well-researched and authoritative history of Andrew Weir Shipping founded in 1885. With Index. A fine copy of an UNCOMMON first edition, first printing. NO inscriptions, underlining or highlighting.. First edition, First Printing. Paperback. Fine. Illus. by Duncan Haws.
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Londonn: Conway Maritime Press, 1972. VG+/VG. 1972 Revised Edition in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and folding plates. A well-researched and authoritative history of the China tea trade and the sailing ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869. With Appendices, Bibliography and Index. D/w has light sunning to spine; d/w has tiny losses to head… Read more
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The Pageant Of Transport Through The Ages (SCARCE 1931 HARDBACK FIRST EDITION IN DUSTWRAPPER)

by Boulton, W H

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Published
1931
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition
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London: Sampson Low, 1931. VG+/VG. First edition in d/w not price clipped. Not dated, (1931). Profusely illustrated with line-drawings and photographs, all present as called for. A well-researched and authoritative history of all different types of transport from the earliest times to the present, 1931. Including road, rail and aeroplanes. With Index. Spotting and dusting to edges; some age-tanning to… Read more
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A History Of Faversham Sailing Barges (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING)

by Perks, R H

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Published
1967
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Very Good
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First edition, First Printing
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Greenwich: Society For Spritsail Barge Research, 1967. VG. First edition, first printing. Large stapled paperback. Covers size, (22.4 by 28 cms) 32pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs, line-drawings and maps. A history of Faversham, Kent sailing barges. With Index. Some rusting to staples; some corner creasing; some spotting and dusting to covers; else a very good copy of a SCARCE… Read more
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Our Little Hour (FINE COPY OF SCARCE REVISED SECOND EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by King, Bernard Anson

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Published
2010
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Fine
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Revised Second Edition, First Thus
ISBN
9780954250911
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$34.18

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London: Privately Published, 2010. Fine/Fine. Revised second edition in d/w. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, on title-page without dedication or inscription. Illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. The biography/autobiography of father and son Arthur Ernest King, (1896-1961), and Bernard Anson King, (born 1926), and their experiances in the Merchant Navy: which includes both the First and Second World Wars. The author notes… Read more
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Railway Directory 1995: A Railway Gazette Directory (SCARCE FIRST EDITION)

by Bushell, Chris

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Published
1994
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Very Good Plus
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First Edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780617005568
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London: Reed Business Publishing, 1994. VG+. First edition, first printing. No d/w, (as published). Profusely illustrated with photographs and maps. 100th year of publication. An international review of railways. Some sunning to spine; else a very good plus copy of a SCARCE first edition, first printing. NO inscriptions, underlining or highlighting. HEAVY PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT POSTAGE. ORDERS OUTSIDE… Read more
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Derbyshire's Motorcycle Maestros (SCARCE SECOND EDITION SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR)

by McManus, Peter

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Published
2014
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Near Fine
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Second Edition
ISBN
9780954291273
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Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire: MEP Publishers, 2014. NrF. Second edition. Paperback. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'With good wishes/Peter McManus'. Profusely illustrated, with many previously unpublished, photographs and line-drawings. Derbyshire has produced an outstanding number of remarkable motorcyclists in every field: racers on road and grass, trials riders, scramblers, mechanics, engineers, manufacturers, designers, thinkers, historians, entrepreneurs, few… Read more
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Sywell: The Story Of An English Aerodrome 1928-1978 (SCARCE FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND MIKE NEWTON, MANAGING DIRECTOR)

by Paul, Christopher (Introduction By Mike Newton)

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Published
1978
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Very Good
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First edition, First Printing
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Northampton: Sywell Aerodrome , 1978. VG. First edition, first printing. Large paperback. SIGNED BY AUTHOR, CHRISTOPHER PAUL AND MIKE NEWTON, MANAGER DIRECTOR OF SYWELL AERODROME, without dedications on title-page. Signing by Christopher Paul reads, 'With all good wishes & happy memories of Sywell/from Christopher Paul/1978'. ix,94pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. A well-researched and authoritative history of Sywell Aerodrome,… Read more
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Royal Daimlers (HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING IN DUSTWARPPER)

by Smith, Brian E

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Greystone Books
Published
1976
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Near Fine
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First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780851840192
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Brentford, Middlesex: Transport Bookman Publications, 1976. NrF/NrF. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. In 1900 the future King Edwad VII acquired his first Daimler car, and from that time Daimler became 'The Royal car'. Extensive use of Royal Archive material, gives this book a unique and comprehensive history of British Royal… Read more
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Thrust: Through The Sound Barrier (FINE COPY OF HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY RICHARD NOBLE)

by Noble, Richard

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Published
1998
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Fine
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First edition, First Printing
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9781852252687
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London: Partridge Press, 1998. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing in d/w not price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, RICHARD NOBLE, without dedication on title-page. Signing reads, 'My best wishes/Richard Noble/(three indecipherable words) '98'. Profusely illustrated with photographs and line-drawings. The account of Richard Noble's attempt to smash through the sound barrier to create the first supersonic land speed record. With… Read more
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A Desire Of Tramcars (SCARCE HARDBACK FIRST EDITION, FIRST PRINTING SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR AND HIS MOTHER)

by Jowitt, Robert E

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Published
1969
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First edition, First Printing
ISBN
9780711000667
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London: Ian Allan, 1969. VG/VG. First edition, first printing in d/w price clipped. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, without dedication on front endpaper. Signing reads, 'With the author's best wishes/Robert E Jowetitt'. AND ALSO SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR'S MOTHER. Inscription reads, 'very much love to dear/Nanny Esther/from 'Baby Dorothy'/the author's mother/June 14th 1969'. Profusely illustrated with photographs of trams and tramways.… Read more
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Oiginal Bookmark (CIRCA 1930)

by White Star Line Original Bookmark

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Very Good
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White Star Line VG. Original Whie Star Line bookmark, size 5 by 17.3 cms. On the front is a graphic representation of RMS 'Olympic' showing its four funnels, this ship was the sistership of RMS 'Titanic'.The artist has signed with his initials 'MBB'. The wording on the front is 'EUROPE/AMERICA' WITH 'HARRODS LTD.' . On the verso is printed 'White… Read more
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The China Clippers (SCARCE HARDBACK 1922 FIFTH EDITION)

by Lubbock, Basil

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Published
1922
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Very Good
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1922 Fifth Edition
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Glasgow: James Brown & Son, 1922. VG. 1922 fifth edition. No d/w. Blue cloth lettered white on spine and front cover. Profusely illustrated with illustrations and plans, all present as called for. On the basis of log books and information supplied by sailors, owners, designers and ship builders, the author has written a history of the China Clipper ship and… Read more
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"Any Budding Sailors?" Deep Sea Master Mariner Mariner - 1950s Merchant Navy (FINE COPY OF SCARCE UPDATED AND REVISED EDITION)

by Rawlinson, Alan Arthur

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Greystone Books
Published
2018
Condition
Fine
Edition
Updated And Revised Edition
ISBN
9781980637790
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United Kingdom: Privately Published, 2018. Fine. Updated and revised edition. Paperback. 283pp. Illustrated with photographs. A master mariner recounts his life in the London blitz and world wide travel mainly with the Bank Shipping Line. A fine copy of a SCARCE updated and revised edition. NO inscriptions, underlining or highlighting. . Updated And Revised Edition. Large Paperback. Fine.
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Merchant Navy Apprentice: 1951-1955: Sailing With The Bank Line (FINE COPY OF UNCOMMON FIRST EDITION)

by Rawlinson, Alan Arthur

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Published
2018
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781980435679
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United Kingdom: Privately Published, 2018. Fine. First edition. Paperback.105pp. Profusely illustrated with photographs. A true account of some six years spent sailing the world as an apprentice and third officer in the Bank Line. With Appendixes. Appendix One is a history of the Bank Line from 1885. A fine copy of an UNCOMMON first edition. NO inscriptions, underlining or highlighting..… Read more
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