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W.L. Wyllie: Marine Artist, 1851-1931
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W.L. Wyllie: Marine Artist, 1851-1931

By Roger Quarm and John Wyllie

London: Barrie and Jenkins, 1981. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 8.5 x 11 inches (21 x 28 cm). Dust jacket: Very light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Black cloth binding. Very slight marking to front endpaper, otherwise excellent. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 8.5 x 11 inches (21 x 28 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 143

$25.63

Figureheads: Carving on ships from ancient times to twentieth century
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Figureheads: Carving on ships from ancient times to twentieth century

By Giancarlo Costa

Lymington: Nautical Publishing Company Ltd, 1981. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 8.5 x 10.75 inches (21 x 27.5 cm). Dust jacket: Light shelf wear. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding. Faint musty smell, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 8.5 x 10.75 inches (21 x 27.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 175

$25.63

The House that Jack Built: The Story of H.M.S. Excellent
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The House that Jack Built: The Story of H.M.S. Excellent

By Robert Travers Young

Aldershot: Gale and Polden, 1955. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Slight wear to ends of spine and corners, light stain to front flap. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: Blue cloth binding. Very light stain to lower corner of first few pages, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 183

$32.38

The Floating Republic: (Pelican Book No. A8)
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The Floating Republic: (Pelican Book No. A8)

By Bonamy Dobree and G.E. Manwaring

London: Penguin Books, 1937. 2nd Impression . Very Good Plus. 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Lacking jacket. Very slight rubbing to spine. Light browning to page edges and margins, otherwise excellent. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 7.25 inches (11 x 18.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: x, 288

$10.79

H.M.S. 'Vernon'. A History
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H.M.S. 'Vernon'. A History

By G.B. Sayer

Portsmouth: The Mess Committee, Ward Room Mess, H.M.S. 'Vernon', 1930. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Lacking jacket. Blue cloth binding. A little light foxing, otherwise excellent. Small rust stain and a few marks to one page in appendices. Appendix VII (List of Portsmouth Torpedo School Commanding Offices) has typed list pasted to lower margin extending the list up to 1948, and to the verso is a tipped in sheet extending to list up to 1964. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (14 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 54

$40.47

Cruises and Cargoes: Omnibus containing: Many Cargoes; Sea Urchins; Light Freights; Odd Craft; Short Cruises
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Cruises and Cargoes: Omnibus containing: Many Cargoes; Sea Urchins; Light Freights; Odd Craft; Short Cruises

By W.W. Jacobs

London: Methuen and Co, 1934. Omnibus Edition . Very Good Minus/Good. 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Dust jacket: Original illustrated jacket. Wear and slight loss to ends of spine and lower corners of front cover. Paper browned and has some light foxing, price clipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Good Plus. Book: First omnibus edition. Pale blue cloth binding. Slight fading to edges of covers, light foxing to spine, lower edge of rear board worn. Light foxing to page edges and endpapers, occasional spotting to text. Overall book condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 5.25 x 7.5 inches (13 x 19 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 865

$32.38

The Mirror of the Sea: Memoirs and Impressions
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The Mirror of the Sea: Memoirs and Impressions

By Joseph Conrad / Laurence Irving (Illust.)

London: Methuen and Co Ltd, 1935. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.25 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 21.5 cm). First illustrated edition. Blue buckram binding. Slight wear to ends of spine, light foxing to page edges and endpapers. A few occasional spots to text. Previous owner's bookplate to blank facing half title page. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.25 x 8.5 inches (15.5 x 21.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 217

$40.47

Hugo Boss GBR 99 [SIGNED]
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Hugo Boss GBR 99 [SIGNED]

By Jonathan Glynn-Smith (Photography) / [Alex Thomson]

London: Hugo Boss, 2007. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 11 x 13 inches (28 x 33 cm). Signed by Author. Slipcase: Slight creasing to back strip, uper and lower edges are becoming slightly unstuck. Overall case condition is Very Good. Book: Limited edition, No. 2838 of 3333 copies. Illustrated boards. A couple of very small bumps to board edges, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Inscribed (with dedication) and signed by Alex Thomson (the skipper of Hugo Boss GBR99) to label on title page. This yacht came second in the 2007 Barcelona World Race, setting a then record of 501 nautical miles in 24 hours. In January 2017 Alex Thompson came second in the 2016/17 Vandee Globe solo around the world yacht race in the next generation Hugo Boss GBR 99, setting a British record of 74 days, 19 hours and 35 minutes. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £17.65; Oceania £26.60; Rest of World £24.30. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 11 x 13 inches (28 x 33 cm). Hardback

$80.94

Gloucester Docks: An Illustrated History
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Gloucester Docks: An Illustrated History

By Hugh Conway-Jones

Gloucester: Allan Sutton and Gloucestershire County Library, 1984. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus. 6.25 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Light rubbing to spine, otherwise excellent. Inscribed (without dedication) and signed by the author to half title page. Overall condition is Very Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 6.25 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 181

$18.89

Dawn Dusk [SIGNED]
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Dawn Dusk [SIGNED]

By Kathleen Murtha

Evesham: Arthur James, 1953. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17.5 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Wear to ends of spine, tear and creasing to top edge of front cover. Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Minus. Book: Blue cloth binding, a few spots of foxing to front endpaper otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Inscribed by the author to front free endpaper: 'To Else, with my love, Kathleen.'. Overall book condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £9.05; Oceania £10.50; Rest of World £10.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 4.5 x 6.75 inches (11 x 17.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 110

$25.63

The Origins of Maritime Radio
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The Origins of Maritime Radio

By R.F. Pocock and G.R.M. Garratt

London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1972. 1st Edition . Very Good. 7.25 x 9.75 inches (18 x 24 cm). Slight rubbing to edges of covers, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.25 x 9.75 inches (18 x 24 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 60

$13.49

Marine Art and Antiques: Jack Tar-A Sailor's Life, c.1750-1910 (Marine Art & Antiques)
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Marine Art and Antiques: Jack Tar-A Sailor's Life, c.1750-1910 (Marine Art & Antiques)

By J. Welles Henderson and Rodney P. Carlisle

London: Antique Collector's Club, 1999. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 8.5 x 11 inches (21.5 x 28.5 cm). Dust jacket: Unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: A few small marks to page edges, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £15.05; Oceania £22.25; Rest of World £20.60. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 8.5 x 11 inches (21.5 x 28.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 287

$18.89

Taking on the World [SIGNED]
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Taking on the World [SIGNED]

By Ellen MacArthur

London: Michael Joseph, 2002. 1st Edition . Very Good/Very Good. 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Signed by Author. Dust jacket: Slight creasing to edges, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good. Book: First impression. Signed by the author (without dedication) to title page: Go for it! Ellen. Light foxing to top page edge, small mark to outside margin of two pages, otherwise very clean throughout. . Overall book condition is Very Good. Size: 6.5 x 9.5 inches (16.5 x 24 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xx, 395

$16.19

The Development of Navies: During the Last Half-Century
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The Development of Navies: During the Last Half-Century

By S. Eardley-Wilmot

London: Seeley and Co Ltd, 1892. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Darkening to spine, a few small marks to boards. Browning to endpaper, previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, page edges untrimmed, very clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 5.75 x 8.25 inches (14 x 21 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xvi, 295

$60.71

Sir Walter Raleigh: (St. James's Library No. 6)
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Sir Walter Raleigh: (St. James's Library No. 6)

By Milton Waldman

London: St James's Library / Collins, 1950. 1st Edition Thus . Near Fine/Very Good. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Dust jacket: Short tear with creasing to top edge of rear cover, otherwise in very clean condition, unclipped. Preserved in a removable jacket protector. Overall jacket condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Excellent condition throughout. Overall book condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 255

$16.19

Launch the Lifeboat!
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Launch the Lifeboat!

By O.F. Walton / H.J. Rhodes (Illust.)

London: The Religious Tract Society, 1888. 1st Edition . Good Plus. 7.25 x 8.75 inches (18.5 x 22 cm). Quarter cloth with illustrated paper covered boards. Slight wear to ends of spine, rubbing and marking to boards. Lacking front free endpaper, rear free endpaper has been pasted down. Binding strained in a couple of places but securely bound. Some rusting to staples. A scarce Victorian children's title, well illustrated with sepia and colour chromolithographs. Overall condition is Good Plus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.25 x 8.75 inches (18.5 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 44

$114.67

Steel's Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy, Packets, Excise and Revenue Cutters with Their Commanders and Stations: (Eight Issues Bound in one Volume: April, July, August, September, October and November 1803; May and August 1804)
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Steel's Original and Correct List of the Royal Navy, Packets, Excise and Revenue Cutters with Their Commanders and Stations: (Eight Issues Bound in one Volume: April, July, August, September, October and November 1803; May and August 1804)

By David Steel / Royal Navy

London: Royal Navy, 1803 - 1804. 1st Edition . Very Good. 5.5 x 5.75 inches (14 x 14.5 cm). Brown buckram binding with gilt lettering to spine lettered R.N.C. to foot of spine (Royal Navy College?). Mark to spine where a label has been removed, small stain to front board. Pages are tightly cropped and 4 leaves have slight loss to the first and last character on verso and recto. An important contemporary naval record, and unusual to find a run of issues such as this. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.5 x 5.75 inches (14 x 14.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 52pp in each issue

$539.60

Last Days of Mast and Sail: An Essay in Nautical Comparative Anatomy
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Last Days of Mast and Sail: An Essay in Nautical Comparative Anatomy

By Alan Moore / R. Morton Nance (Illust.)

Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1925. 1st Edition . Very Good. 6.75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 24.5 cm). Slight sunning to spine, good solid binding, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 6.75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 24.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 260

$40.47

Creeks and Harbours of the Solent: With Langston and Chichester Harbours and the Isle of Wight
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Creeks and Harbours of the Solent: With Langston and Chichester Harbours and the Isle of Wight

By K. Adlard Coles

London: Edward Arnold and Co, 1936. 2nd Edition . Very Good. 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Revised second edition (enlarged to include Chichester and Langston Harbour). Scarce early edition. Light marking to covers, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £11.60; Oceania £15.80; Rest of World £15.15. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 119

$32.38

Operation Drake, Round the World (Prospectus) / Operation Drake Map /Operation Drake 1978-1980 Souvenir Brochure: (Precursor to Operation Raleigh/Raleigh International) [SIGNED]
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Operation Drake, Round the World (Prospectus) / Operation Drake Map /Operation Drake 1978-1980 Souvenir Brochure: (Precursor to Operation Raleigh/Raleigh International) [SIGNED]

By [John Bushford Snell]

London: Operation Drake / Bartholomew, 1978. 1st Edition . Very Good. 8 x 12 inches (21.5 x 30 cm). Signed by Author. Original 1978 prospectus (second issue), souvenir brochure plus large fold out map following the route of the Operation Drake expedition ship 'Eye of the Wind'. Inscribed and signed inside rear cover of map by John Bushford Snell (Expedition leader). Slight creasing to upper edge of prospectus. Map and brocure in excellent condition. The Operation Drake round-the-world voyage ran from 1978 to 1980 and was the precursor to Operation Raleigh (now Raleigh International). Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.55; Oceania £13.45; Rest of World £12.95. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8 x 12 inches (21.5 x 30 cm). Paperback

$40.47

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