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A Titanic myth : the Californian Incident
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A Titanic myth : the Californian Incident

By Harrison, Leslie.

Hanley Swan, Worcester: S.P.A. in conjunction with Leslie Harrison, 1992. 2nd Revised Edition: Examines the evidence against Captain Stanley Lord of the Californian who was blamed for not saving the survivors of the Titanic. A very copy, but with ink dedication to front pastedown, bump to spine ends, in a bright and clean dust jacket, not price clipped, tad rubbed at corners, bump spine ends. 287p. : ill.,facsim,maps,plans,ports. ; 24cm. Bibliography: p273-274. . Hard Cover. Very Good - See below/images/Very Good - See below/images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$13.30

Last of the Sailormen
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Last of the Sailormen

By Roberts, Bob

London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1960. Autobiographical account of a life spent on the barges, sailing and without mechanical power. A very nicely preserved copy , firm and square, free of inscriptions, in a very similar dust jacket, excellent colour, price clipped. Now in a protective sleeve, this is removeable. xi, 137 p., [11] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illus. by 7 sketch illustrations within the text, drawn by Anne Roberts. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.28

The set of the sails : the story of a Cape Horn Seaman
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The set of the sails : the story of a Cape Horn Seaman

By Villiers, Alan John

London: Hodder & Stoughton, 1949. Abstract: Autobiographical account of Alan Villiers' rise from able seaman to master-owner, including his experiences aboard Norwegian whaling ships in the Arctic. 247 p : plates, ports., maps ; 23 cm. A very nice copy, clean, tight and free of inscriptions, in a complete dust jacket, lightly rubbed only at extremities. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good - See below/images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$21.28

The Western Ocean : the story of the North Atlantic
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The Western Ocean : the story of the North Atlantic

By Villiers, Alan John

London: Museum Press , 1957. A particularly nice copy of the 1st Edition. 288 p. illus., maps 23 cm. Fresh, clean and square, free of any inscriptions. One light nudge to spine head; in a excellent, bright, clean and now protected dust jacket. Not price clipped. 30/- net to inside flap { Sleeve is removeable }. Excellent copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine - See Below/Images/Fine { See Below /images }. 8vo.

$31.91

HMS Eaglet: The Story of the Royal Naval Reserves on Merseyside
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HMS Eaglet: The Story of the Royal Naval Reserves on Merseyside

By Evans, Bob

Birkenhead, Wirral: Countyvise Limited , 2003. A nice copy indeed, in a de luxe binding, house in a matching Slip Case. Free of any inscriptions. Very clean and tightly bound. Fresh copy.p.361, illustrated. Nice clean bright Slip Box. . Hard Cover. Fine/Fine - Slip Box. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.96

A treatise on the construction, rigging, & handling of model yachts, ships & steamers : with remarks on cruising & racing yachts, and the management of open boats ; also lines for various models and a cutter Yacht

By Biddle, Tyrrel E.

London: Norie & Wilson, 1883. A good copy. Second edition, enlarged. 101 p., 12 leaves of plates : ill ; 22 cm. Tad dulled,tight and securely bound. Rubs to joint upper cover [ see image ]. Square copy, pages clean. Free of inscriptions. Light rubs to extremities/little fray to spine ends. . Hard Cover. Good - See below/images. 8vo.

$19.15

The Irish coast pilot.

By Great Britain. Hydrographic Department

Hydrographic Office, Admiralty: Hydrographic Office, Admiralty By Hmso , 1930. EIGHTH EDITION: 1930. All Bearings are true. A solid copy in the Green cloth boards. Some marking to covers. Tightly bound and clean throughout. Includes Plates, and folding Map in colour. p. xxiv, 494, index.. Hard Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$42.55

The Sea Story. Being a guide to nautical reading from ancient times to the close of the sailing ship Era

By KNIGHT, Francis Edgar.

London: Macmillan and Company, 1958. A super copy, fresh and crisp, no inscription, bright clean and square; in a like clean bright dust jacket, barely dullled even to the white background to rear panel. xii, 240 pages ; Excellent.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo.

$19.15

A history of the Trinity Hall Boat Club; Trinity House; List of Members of Trinity Hall Cambridge Showing the Members of the Trinity Hall Association; Trinity Hall : the history of a Cambridge college { 4 Vols & 11 Items of Trinity and Sailing Ephemera }

By Bond, Henry 1873-1938. ; Maugham, Mr. Justice [ Preface By

Cambridge: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd, 1930. 4 BOOKS & 11 pieces of EPHEMERA: 1st Listed: xii, 188 p., 16 leaves of plates : ill. ; 23 cm. Includes index.. A very good copy, clean tight copy, in a little edge worn/repaired dust jacket - presenting well - has sign of some damp trace areas, not showing through, to inside of the jacket. 2nd Listed: Author: Mead, Hilary Poland, Published 1947 [ undated ] by Sampson Low, London; xi, 178 pages illustrations, plates, map (on lining-papers), Includes bibliographical references (pages 171-172) and index. 22 cm Neat clean book, in a dust jacket with edge wear and neat repair; 3rd Listed: In Wrappers published in 1967, Very Good - 123 pages of listings concerning Membership. 4th listed: Publisher - printed for the College 1976, xvi, 289 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., plan, ports ; 24 cm.; ISBN: 0950512206, Neat clean copy in black cloth, No DJ. 5th Listing: Ephemera: 5 copies of the Trinity Hall Newsletter 1938-1941 [ 2 copies for 1941 ]; 2 x Henley Royal Regatta Programmesfor 1987, covering Wednesday July 1st and Thursday the 2nd July 1987 { individual copies ]; Trinity Hall Boat Club Lent Races 1938 Programme and menu - with original little pencil retained - Saturday 19th February; 1887 - 1987 Henley Anniversary Dinner Saturday 11th April, 1987 at College Hall { Invitation Letter laid in }; 1827-1977, Trinity Hall Boat Club 150th Anniversary Dinner Saturday, 26th March 1977 at College Hall; Trinity Hall Boat Club Ball Tuesday 13th June 1939; Trinity Hall Boat Club Lent Races Boat Club Dinner Saturday 18th February 1939 - with some signatures to wrappers; 19th Annual Law Dinner held at Trinity Hall Saturday, 26th November 1938. An interesting lot. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. Illus. by 16 Pages Illustrations . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$85.10

The story of the Segwun : a short history of the sole surviving passenger steamship on the Muskoka Lakes { Author Signed Copy }

By Tatley, Richard

Ontario, Canada : publisher not Identified, 1981. 1st Printing: - August 1981 - verso title page. Signed by Author to Half-Title. Printed in Canada by Muskoka Litho. 40 pages : illustrations. A neat copy, Tone evident to part of covers, pages just a tad toned to edges. Uncommon.. Richard Tatley September 24, 1981. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good - See below/images. Illus. by Cover Drawing By Author . 8vo.

$19.15

What it takes to earn your place : celebrating rowing through the 150th Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race
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What it takes to earn your place : celebrating rowing through the 150th Oxford v Cambridge Boat Race

By Andrews, Julian.; Redgrave, Steven.

London: Third Millennium Pub, 2004. A very nice copy, still in the original "Shrink Wrap". Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race, England. interest. 168 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine+/Fine+. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$21.28

The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson { Volume III Only  }
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The Naval Tracts of Sir William Monson { Volume III Only }

By OPPENHEIM, M. { Edited By }

London: The Navy Records Society, 1913. Navy Blue Gilt Boards - A large collection of narratives, notes and memoranda, mostly concerning English naval affairs under James I and Charles I. Publications of the Navy Records Society Vol. XLIII. pp: x; 443. A very good copy. clean and tight, minor corner bumps, page edges a tad toned only. No Inscriptions.. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good. 8vo.

$15.96

The struggle for supremacy in the Baltic, 1600-1725
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The struggle for supremacy in the Baltic, 1600-1725

By Lisk, Jill.

London: University of London Press Ltd , 1967. SERIES: London history studies ; no.3 . p.232, illustrations/Map, Index. Solid copy, clean, light spine end nudges, neat ink inscription to ffep { not Author }. Pages excellent, free of any inscriptions.. Hard Cover. Very Good - See below/images. 8vo.

$10.64

The Brassbounder
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The Brassbounder

By Bone, David William

New York: E. P. Dutton, 1928. This work is David William Bone's 1921 novel, The Brassbounder . This is a later copy from 1928.It is 4th Printing: the story of a young apprentice whose parents have paid for him to do three years work aboard a ship that is set to sail round Cape Horn. Based on the author s' own life experiences, and is a gripping and authentic story of sailing, and constitutes a desirable title for fans and collectors of Bone s work.Clean andtight in blue cloth, stamped in black, very minor evidence of foxing, in a complete, if lightly chipped dust jacket, now protected by way of a removeable plastic cover. pxxii [ii], 280.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good - See Images. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾".

$15.96

Command at sea : naval command and control since the sixteenth Century
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Command at sea : naval command and control since the sixteenth Century

By Michael A Palmer

Cambridge, Mass: Harvard University Press, 2005. In a grand history of naval warfare, Palmer observes five centuries of dramatic encounters under sail and steam, demonstrating that while abilities to communicate improved, other technologies simultaneously shrank admirals' windows of decision. As a result, naval commanders have never had sufficient means or time to direct subordinates in battle. Contents: List of Battle Maps Prologue: A Regular Confusion 1. Land Warfare Afloat: Before 1650 2. The Anglo-Dutch Wars 3. At the Dawn of the Enlightenment 4. The Conundrum of the Line Ahead 5. The Advent of Numerary Signaling Systems 6. The Zenith of the Age of Fighting Sail 7. The Age of Steam through the Great War 8. From 1918 through the Second World War 9. The Cold War and Beyond Conclusion: The Crucial Paradox of Knowledge Notes Acknowledgments Index. A super copy in a like dust jacket. 377 p. : ill.. ; 24 cm. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$15.96

The journal of Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, anno 1639
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The journal of Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, anno 1639

By Tromp, Martin Harpertzoon, 1597-1653. [ ranslated and edited by C. R. Boxer.

Cambridge: The University Press, 1930. This book presents an English translation of the 1639 journal of Dutch naval commander Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp (1598-1653), who led the Dutch fleet in a decisive victory over the Spanish at the Battle of the Downs during that year. Translation of the journal was carried out by Charles Ralph Boxer (1904-2000), a renowned specialist in Dutch and Portugese naval history and the early colonial expansion of European nations. Created in response to 'an increasing interest shown by English historians in naval matters', the text provides both an insight into Dutch naval strategy and a revealing portrait of Tromp's character. A highly detailed introduction, illustrative figures and a bibliography are included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in European and Maritime history.xviii, 237, 1 unnumbered page : frontispiece, illustrations, plates, portraits, maps (2 folded) ; 26 cm.. Bibliography p. 228-230. Includes Index. This book is quite uncommon. A tight copy, light extremity rubs, secure throughout and square, handles well. Pages very good indeed. Has bookplate of a previous owner to front pastedown " Oene Cornellis Meek". Free of any inscriptions. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good - See below/images. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$37.23

The Winthrop Fleet of 1630. An account of the vessels, the voyage, the passengers and their English homes from original authorities  ( One of Only 500 Signed Copies )
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The Winthrop Fleet of 1630. An account of the vessels, the voyage, the passengers and their English homes from original authorities ( One of Only 500 Signed Copies )

By BANKS, Charles Edward.

Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1930. Contentents: Setting the stage --The background --Preparing for the Hegira --Expense of travel and supplies --The voyage overseas --.The passengers and their origins. A very useful book for the genealogist and historian alike. A solid copy, clean, a bit dulled to spine, small surface scratch to upper cover. Clean internally and tightly bound. A very faded inscription to ffep. Signed Limited Edition copy - Author signature to a preliminary page. ix, 118 pages illustrations, map 23 cm. Hard Cover. Very Good. Illus. by With illustrations [including portraits.]. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.59

A Pattern of Growth 1800-60 : The Passenger Acts and their enforcement.
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A Pattern of Growth 1800-60 : The Passenger Acts and their enforcement.

By MacDonagh, Oliver.

London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1961. Summary: This study of the origins of governmental regulation examines the motives which led to the state intervening to protect North Atlantic migrants from terrible hardships and exploitation. Through an analysis of legislation, law and administrative practice, it shows how the harsh facts of such a situation could force government towards the claims and control mechanisms characteristic of the modern state. 368 p. ; 23 cm. Includes bibliography. An excellent copy of the first edition. being clean and square, a few small fox spots to fore edges of a few pages only, these do not affect the facing pages. In a bright dust jacket, just with light bumps at spine ends. Free of any inscriptions.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.59

The crimes of the First Fleet Convicts
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The crimes of the First Fleet Convicts

By Cobley, John [ compiled and with a preface By

London ; Sydney: Angus and Robertson , 1970. Notes: Source material: p. 303-311. xii, 324 p. ; 22 cm ; A nice clean copy, light spine end bumps, in a complete dust jacket, but with rubs to corners mainly, one nick to rear panel top edge, with a related crease. Sturdy clean copy. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Good- See Below/images . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$26.59

The Cammell Laird Magazine [ 15 Issues Incomplete Run 1958-1965 ] ; Cammel Laird  [ 16 Items ]
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The Cammell Laird Magazine [ 15 Issues Incomplete Run 1958-1965 ] ; Cammel Laird [ 16 Items ]

By Cammel Laird and Company ; [ Edited By Richard Garrett ] ; Collard, Ian

Liverpool: Printed by Liverpool Printing & Stationery Co . Ltd, 1958. 1st Listing: - The Magazine was published Quarterly by Cammel Laid & Co. These include a host of Articles, RMs Mauretainia, Steam Crain, A Mammoth Dry Dock etc. The issues are Vol 1 Nos: 5, 6,, 8, 9, 10, 12 { issued 1958-1960 } Vol 2, Nos:- 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9 { issued 1960 - 1962 } Vol 3, Nos: 1, 2, 7 { issued 1963 - 1965 } Most are very good or better, some rather more rubbed - would be Good copies { a little creasing to covers/rubs to corners. 2nd Listing: Published by Tempus Books in Soft cover2004. ISBN: 0752432672, p. 127, a fine copy. Ian Collard's interest in ships and shipping developed over the years as he witnessed the launch of many famous, illustrious ships, such as the Mauritania. He takes us on a voyage of discovery with absorbing captions to over 100 photographs of the vessels at Cammell Laird and the yard itself, which will appeal to ship enthusiasts and local people alike. 16 items in Total. . Soft Cover. Very Good - See below/images. 8vo.

$21.28

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