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Britannia Rules the Waves: Great Moments in our Naval History since 1798 Reprinted from the Original Newspapers (Sea Battles)
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Britannia Rules the Waves: Great Moments in our Naval History since 1798 Reprinted from the Original Newspapers (Sea Battles)

London: Danbury Mint, 1983. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 12.25 x 17 inches (31 x 43 cm). Full black leather binding with gilt lettering to front board. Slight rubbing to boards otherwise in first class condition throughout. British Naval history as seen in pages of The Times newspaper at the time. Contains newspaper facsimiles reporting on sea battles of the Napoleonic Wars, First and Second World Wars and many more. Scarce. Overall condition is Near Fine. Please Note: This is a heavy item and international postage will be more than the standard rate. Actual Royal Mail postage costs are: Europe £17.30; Oceania £25.80; Rest of World £23.55. A postage supplement will be requested after the order has been placed. Size: 12.25 x 17 inches (31 x 43 cm). Hardback

$52.26

The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy
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The Wooden World: An Anatomy of the Georgian Navy

By N.A.M. Rodger

London: The Folio Society, 2009. 1st Edition . Very Good Plus/Very Good. 7.25 x 10.25 inches (18 x 26 cm). Slipcase: Light rubbing, a couple of small tears to one side panel. Overall case condition is Very Good Minus. Book: First Folio Society edition. Illustrated brown buckram binding. Very slight marking to spine, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Overall book condition is Very Good Plus. Size: 7.25 x 10.25 inches (18 x 26 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxv, 422

$24.82

Memoirs of a Fighting Captain
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Memoirs of a Fighting Captain

By Admiral Lord Cochrane

London: The Folio Society, 2008. 4th Impression . Fine/Very Good. 6,75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 25 cm). Slipcase: Light shelf wear, no splits or tears. Overall case condition is Very Good Plus. Book: Blue buckram binding. Unread copy in first class condition throughout. Overall book condition is Fine. Size: 6,75 x 9.75 inches (17 x 25 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xxii, 311

$15.68

The Clipper Ship Era: An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders and Crews 1843-1869
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The Clipper Ship Era: An Epitome of Famous American and British Clipper Ships, Their Owners, Builders, Commanders and Crews 1843-1869

By Arthur H. Clark

London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1911. 3rd Impression . Very Good Minus. 5.75 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Green cloth binding with some rubbing to edges, and a few marks to rear board. Previous owner's inscription to front free endpaper, clean text throughout. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. Size: 5.75 x 8 inches (14 x 20.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 404

$24.82

Columbus in Italy: An Italian versification of the Letter on the discovery of the New World. With facsimiles of the Italian and Latin editions of 1493
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Columbus in Italy: An Italian versification of the Letter on the discovery of the New World. With facsimiles of the Italian and Latin editions of 1493

By Martin Davies (Trans.)

London: The British Library , 1991. 1st Edition . Near Fine. 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Unread copy. Card wraps with light crease to upper corner of front cover, otherwise in first class condition throughout. Overall condition is Near Fine. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 56

$15.68

Knots, Ties and Splices. A Handbook for Seafarers, Travellers and all who use Cordage
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Knots, Ties and Splices. A Handbook for Seafarers, Travellers and all who use Cordage

By J. Tom Burgess

London: George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1900 (Circa). Early Edition . Very Good. 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Beige cloth binding. Light marking to rear board, a few spots of foxing to page edges, clean text throughout. Previous owner's name to front pastedown endpaper. . Overall condition is Very Good. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 5 x 7.25 inches (13 x 18.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 101

$24.82

Sea-Pie: In Aid of King George's Fund for Sailors
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Sea-Pie: In Aid of King George's Fund for Sailors

London, 1919. 1st Edition . Very Good Minus. 8.5 x 11 inches (21 x 28.5 cm). Naval magazine founded in 1917 to raise funds for King George's Fund for Sailors. The charity was set up to assist the families of seafarers lost or injured during the First World War, this continued and expanded after the war and the charity is known today as Seafarers UK. The magazine ran from 1917 to 1919 and issues were not numbered or dated, we think this may be the final issue from November 1919. Tear to top edge of front cover. Some wear to spine. Scuff to rear cover, light creasing to front cover, light browning to pages and a few spots of foxing. Rare. Overall condition is Very Good Minus. International postage will be less than the stated rate. Actual costs are Europe £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8.5 x 11 inches (21 x 28.5 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 108

$58.79

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 £9.35; Oceania £10.90; Rest of World £10.55. 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

$10.45

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

$39.19

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. Size: 6.25 x 8.75 inches (16 x 22 cm). Paperback. Printed pages: 181

$18.29

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 £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. 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

$13.06

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. Size: 8.5 x 11 inches (21.5 x 28.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 287

$18.29

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

$58.79

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. Size: 5.75 x 8.75 inches (15 x 22 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 255

$15.68

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 £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. 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

$111.04

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 £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. 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

$522.56

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

$39.19

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. Size: 7.5 x 10 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: 119

$32.66

Operation Drake, Round the World (Prospectus) / Operation Drake Map: (Precursor to Operation Raleigh/Raleigh International) [SIGNED]
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Operation Drake, Round the World (Prospectus) / Operation Drake Map: (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 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 brochure, map 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 £10.95; Oceania £14.00; Rest of World £13.50. A postage refund will be made after the order has been placed. Size: 8 x 12 inches (21.5 x 30 cm). Paperback

$39.19

The Yacht Master's Guide and Coaster's Companion
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The Yacht Master's Guide and Coaster's Companion

By Frank G.G. Carr

London: Peter Davies, 1944. 4th Edition . Very Good. 7.5 x 10.25 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Bump to head of spine, otherwise in very clean condition throughout. Complete with booklet in rear pocket. Overall condition is Very Good. Size: 7.5 x 10.25 inches (19 x 25.5 cm). Hardback. Printed pages: xii, 467

$20.90

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