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London: W. Bowyer for R. And J. Bonwicke, J. Walthoe, R. Wilkin, and T. Ward, 1726. A very good copy in contemporary tree bark calf, five raised bands with maroon title label to spine. Bump to lower corner of front board. Heraldic bookplate of the Marquis of Headfort to front paste down. Engraved frontispiece, xvi pp. + 181pp +… Read more
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£95.09
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A Practical Introduction to Spherics and Nautical Astronomy Being an Attempt to Simplify Those Useful Sciences

by Kelly, F.

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Published
1805
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Fair+
Edition
Third Edition
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London: J. Johnson, 1805. A good copy rebound in half leather with gilt title to spine. An attractive binding, however lacks 1 sheet pp 33 & 34 and 1 plate 36 has been cropped in half, 224pp 20 plates, some folding. Part one is on spherics, Part two on nautical astronomy. Printed dedication to Neville Maskelyne. This volume set… Read more
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London: Harper Collins, 2016. A fine new copy of the five volume hardback set all in dustwrappers & slipcase containing all 20 novels plus fragments of the 21st title, incomplete at the author's death.. As new condition bound in blue cloth with d/w and in slipcase. A great way to read all of these fine novels.. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine.… Read more
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£164.81
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The Cree Journals, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N. As Related in His Private Journals 1837-1856

by Levien, Michael (Ed) (Designer binding)

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Published
1981
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780906671368
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£50.71

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Exeter: Webb & Bower, 1981. A fine copy in a designer full leather binding with inlaid design to front cover and grey gilt ornamented spine. Original d/w bound in to rear. A unique and handsome copy. An illustrated journal of the career of this Royal Naval surgeon recounting his voyages to the far east and involvement in the Crimean War.… Read more
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Globes at Greenwich, A Catalogue of the Globes and Armillary Speres in the National Maritime Museum

by Dekker, Elly

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Published
1999
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780198565598
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£380.34

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Oxford: Oxford University Press And the National Maritime Museum, 1999. This is a fine as new copy in fine d/w and contained in the original maroon card slipcase as issued. A catalogue of the Globes and Armillary Spheres in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich. This was the first in a series of excellent catalogues of the Greenwich instrument collections. 592pp.… Read more
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Tables for the Mutual Conversion of Solar and Sidereal Time

by Sang, Edward

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Published
1868
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons, 1868. A very good copy bound in blue half leather with black leather title label. Some minor rubbing and sunning to spine. Gilt design of ship to front board. 325pp.. First Edition. Quarter Leather. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Barrington Papers Selected from the Letters and Papers of Admiral the Hon. Samuel Barrington Two Volume Set

by Bonner-Smith, D.

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Published
1837
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: Navy Records Society, 1837. A very good two volume set of the Barrington Papers bound in blue and white quarter cloth as issued. Some minor fading to spine, otherwise a very handsome and usable set. Rough cut edges.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Time Restored, The Harrison Timekeepers and R.T. Gould the Man Who Knew (almost) Everything

by Betts, Jonathan

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Published
2011
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Fine
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First Thus
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9780199606719
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£25.36

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, Early English Text Society, 2011. A fine new copy of this biography of Rupert Gould who restored and elucidated the famous John Harrison chronometers. An essential research book for anyone interested in the development of timekeeping and of marine navigation. 464pp.. First Thus. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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London: Ann Lemoine & J Roe, 1808. A good copy rebound in modern grey cloth with paper title label to spine. Title page watermarked 1807, engraved title page + 4 engraved plates dated 1807 and 1808. 322pp. An attractive litte volume.. First Thus. Hardback. Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
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The Use of the Globe: the first voyage of Sir Francis Drake by sea unto the West and East Indies both outward and Homeward

by Reynolds, W. O. [Printer]

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Published
1942
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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£88.75

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Plymstock, Devon: Peacock Press, 1942. A hardback version. A presentation copy fromW.O. Reynolds. Reprinted From A Tract of 1594 In The Plymouth Museum, Devon. . Green marbled paper covers with printed label affixed to cover reading: 'The Use of the Globe: The first Voyage of Sir Francis Drake unto the West and East Indies both Outward and… Read more
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The Use of the Globe: the first voyage of Sir Francis Drake by sea unto the West and East Indies both outward and Homeward

by Reynolds, W. O. [Printer]

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Published
1942
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
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Plymstock, Devon: Peacock Press, 1942. Reprinted From A Tract Of 1594 In The Plymouth Museum, Devon. . Green marbled paper covers with printed label affixed to cover reading: 'The Use of the Globe: The first Voyage of Sir Francis Drake unto the West and East Indies both Outward and Homeward.' Green linen spine. Signed presentation copy… Read more
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The Wine Dark Sea

by O'Brian, Patrick

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Published
1993
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Very Good
Edition
Fifth Impression
ISBN
9780393035582
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London: Collins, 1993. A vg copy of the first american edition, fifth impression of this Aubrey/Maturin novel by the master of the genre. In similarly fine non-price clipped d/w. 261pp. . Fifth Impression. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Joseph Conrad Collection from the Library of the Late Stanley J. Steeger Parts I & II, 10th July 2013 & 15th July 2014, 2 Volumes

by Conrad, Joseph, Sotheby's

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Published
2013
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Fine
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First Edition
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London: Sotheby & Co., 2013. The two catalogues of the stunning Conrad collection of Stanley J Seeger. These two volumes document the output of Conrad in manuscripts, letters and printed volums. 128pp & 132pp illustrtaed throughout. . First Edition. Paperback. Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Gallions Reach, A Romance, No 6 in the Mariners Library

by Tomlinson, H.M.

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Published
1955
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Very Good
Edition
Third Impression
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London: Rupert Hart-Davis, 1955. A very good copy of this title in the Mariners Library series. In price clipped dustwrapper that has some wear to edges. 240pp.. Third Impression. Hardback. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Mauritius Command

by O'Brian, Patrick

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Published
1977
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002223836
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£190.17

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London: Collins, 1977. A very good copy of this Aubrey/Maturin novel by the master of the genre. Some spotting to page edges and d/w spine is very slightly sunned. A very good, neat copy of this sought after volume.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Clarissa Oakes

by O'Brian, Patrick

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Published
1992
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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9780002238250
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£114.10

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London: Collins, 1992. A fine copy of the first edition, first impression of this Aubrey/Maturin novel by the master of the genre. In similarly fine non-price clipped d/w. 256pp. Some spotting to page edges.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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Nelson's Surgeon William Beatty, Naval Medicine, and the Battle of Trafalgar

by Brockliss, Laurence, Cardwell, John & Moss, Michael

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Published
2005
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780199287420
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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005. A fine copy of this comprehensive volume, in similar d/w. Detailing the life of William Beatty this includes b/w plates. Erratum slip laid in. 216pp. First Edition. Hardback. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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The Final Unfinished Voyage of Jack Aubrey, Including a Facsimile of the Manuscript

by O'Brian, Patrick

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Published
2004
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780007194698
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London: Harper Collins, 2004. A vg copy of the first edition first impression of this literary fragment. 136pp. Small nick to top edge of d/w.. First Edition. Hardback. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.
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