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The West - A Sailing Companion to the West Coast of Scotland - Gigha to Cape Wrath
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The West - A Sailing Companion to the West Coast of Scotland - Gigha to Cape Wrath

By Ronald Faux

Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Son Ltd, 1982 Personal impressions of a selection of anchorages on the west coast of Scotland, with anecdotes and historical events. 144pp plus map section to rear, illustrated with photographs in colour and black and white, charts and drawings. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight lean to spine and minor marking to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions in unclipped DJ with slight edgewear.. First Edition. Khaki Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

Sailing Alone Around the World
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Sailing Alone Around the World

By Captain Joshua Slocum

New York & London: D Appleton-Century Company Inc, 1935 Story of the first solo circumnavigation of the earth, which became an international best-seller. 294pp, illustrated with black and white drawings and photographs. Blue decorative cover with two sea-horses and an anchor. Spine slightly slanted, some bumping to spine and corners, top edges dusty, marking to edges and endpapers and spine faded, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ very edgeworn with darkened spine.. First Thus. Blue Decorated Boards. Good/Fair. Illus. by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$64.30

The Pan Am Clipper - The History of Pan American's Flying-Boats 1931 to 1946
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The Pan Am Clipper - The History of Pan American's Flying-Boats 1931 to 1946

By Roy Allen

David & Charles, 2000 The story of one of aviation's most inspiring developments. 112pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white photographs and plans to the endpapers. Minor rippling to pages, otherwise near fine unmarked copy. Unclipped dustwrapper has slight edgewear and fingermarking, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$16.07

The Silent Service - Action Stories of the Anzac Navy
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The Silent Service - Action Stories of the Anzac Navy

By T M Jones and Ion L Idriess

Sydney & London: Angus and Robertson, 1952 Series of stories of naval exploits in the Second World War, taken from personal accounts. 372pp illustrated with black and wbhite drawings and maps to endpapers. Silver drawing of ship to front board and silver lettering to spine. Some bumping to spine and corners, top edges dust marked, spine slanted with small puncture to backstrip, otherwise good. DJ torn and tatty with some loss.. 2nd Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/Poor. Illus. by Unk White. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$25.72

Victorian and Edwardian Ships and Harbours from Old Photographs
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Victorian and Edwardian Ships and Harbours from Old Photographs

By Basil Greenhill and Ann Giffard

London: B T Batsford Ltd, 1978 Pictorial survey of British ships and harbours, arranged by geographical area. Unpageinated. Illustrated throughout with 125 historical black and white photographs with informative captions. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight foxing to top edges and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise very good copy. DJ is price-clipped with some edgewear, otherwise very good. First Edition. Dark Green Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$8.36

The Port of Hull
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The Port of Hull

By John Foster Fraser

Leeds & London: Chorley & Pickersgill Ltd (Printed by), 1914 Title to front cover 'The Hull Joint Dock'. Stapled souvenir booklet of the opening of the Hull Joint Dock by King Geoge V and Queen Mary on 26th June 1914. 33pp, illustrated with black and white drawings, 6 colour plates tipped in to brown art paper, and a fold-out plan of the dock to rear. Cover torn and frayed with some loss to spine, cover and endpaper loose, with old sellotape repair and some mustiness to the volume, otherwise internally in very good condition.. Presumed First Edition. Soft Cover. Poor/No Jacket. Illus. by Charles Dixon, Frank H Mason. 8.75" Tall x 11" Wide.

$96.44

The Impossible Voyage
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The Impossible Voyage

By Chay Blyth

London: Hodder & Stoughton Ltd, 1971 Chay Blyth's account of the first-ever solo non-stop round the world windward voyage, which he made in a 59 ft boat named 'British Steel'. 224pp, illustrated with 11 colour and 26 black and white photographs. Gilt lettering to spine and replica signature to front board, Spine somewhat cocked, edges sunned and inscription to verso of half-title, otherwise very good copy in good unclipped DJ.. First Edition, First Printing. Dark Green Leatherette Boards. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$8.36

The Colonial Merchantman San Constant 1605
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The Colonial Merchantman San Constant 1605

By Brian Lavery

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1988 Anatomy of the Ship series. A complete anatomy of the ship. 120pp illustrated with accurate and comprehensive plans and perspective views. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumpng to spine and corners and light foxing to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear with small nick to top edge, otherwise good.. First Edition. Brown Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 9.75" Tall x 10.1" Wide.

$19.29

The Boats of Men-of-War
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The Boats of Men-of-War

By Commander W E May, Simon Stephens

London: Caxton Editions, 2003 History of the small boats attached to ships, first published in 1974. 128pp with index, illustrated throughout with drawings, diagrams and photographs in black and white. Negligible lean to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear and some marking to top edge of rear panel, otherwise very good.. Reissue. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$9.64

The Trials of the Phideas
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The Trials of the Phideas

By E Laurie Long

London: Ward Lock & Co Ltd, 1944 Novel of adventure and romance on the high seas. 224pp.Black lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to spine and corners, spine slanted, top edges dusty, significant foxing to edges, text unaffected, and former owner's details to front endpaper, otherwise fair reading copy. Unclipped DJ has tears at top and bottom of spine and to corners and slight loss and marking.. First Edition. Green Cloth Boards. Fair/Fair. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$7.07

The First Bellerophon
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The First Bellerophon

By C A Pengelly

London: John Baker Publishers Ltd, 1966 Biography of the ship, the Bellerophon. Preface by Prof.Christopher Lloyd. 303pp with index, illustrated with 22 black and white reproductions. Spine somewhat faded and minor foxing to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64

Cornish Shipwrecks - The South Coast
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Cornish Shipwrecks - The South Coast

By Richard Larn and Clive Carter

London: Pan Books Ltd, 1973 David & Charles Series. Record of shipwrecks between Plymouth Sound and Land's End over the past 500 years. 250pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs and two maps, all in black and white. Some rubbing and creasing to spine and corners, pages sunned and one turned corner, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Thus. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.04

Seafaring Lore and Legend - A Miscellany of Maritime Myth, Superstition, Fable and Fact
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Seafaring Lore and Legend - A Miscellany of Maritime Myth, Superstition, Fable and Fact

By Peter D Jeans

International Marine / McGraw Hill, 2004 Source-book of maritime history, mystery and legend. 370pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawing to chapter heads. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to top edge. otherwise very good.. First Edition. Maroon/Navy Paper Boards. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$22.50

The Way of a Ship - A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail
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The Way of a Ship - A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail

By Derek Lundy

London: Jonathan Cape, 2002 Story of the author's great-great uncle's journey across the Atlantic and round Cape Horn. 447pp. Black and white illustration to endpapers, gilt lettering to spine. Minor lean to spine and light sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with minor shelf-wear, otherwise very good.. First Edition. Black Cloth Boards. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$10.93

Coastal Navigation Wrinkles
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Coastal Navigation Wrinkles

By M J Rantzen

Southampton: Adlard Coles Ltd, 1959 Bosun Books Series No. 10. Introductory volume on coastal navigation for small ships. 61pp, illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. Some rubbing to spine and corners and slight surface scuffing to cover, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$8.36

Sailing As Competent Crew
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Sailing As Competent Crew

By Ray Sanderson

London: Adlard Coles Nautical, 1992 Takes the reader through the entire RYA Competent Crew syllabus. 154pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illus. by Author. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$4.50

The Lively Lady
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The Lively Lady

By Kenneth Roberts

London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1946 "A Chronicle of Arundel, of Privateering, and of the Circular Prison on Dartmoor". Account of adventures on the high seas, first published in 1935, first reprint "destroyed by enemy action". Illustration of sailing ship to front board. Bumping to spine and corners, slight discolouration to page edges, top edges dusty and former owners' names to ffep, otherwise good copy.. Reprint. Pale Green Cloth Boards. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

$10.93

Marine
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Marine

By Tom Clancy

London: Harper Collins, 1997 Inside tour of the US Marine Corps, looking at the training, technology and personnel. Illustrated with exclusive photographs, illustrations and diagrams. Creasing to spine and cover, edges slightly marked, otherwise very good copy.. 1st UK Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$5.79

The Man Before the Mast
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The Man Before the Mast

By George Sorrell

London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1928 The story of a sailor's twenty years afloat on a variety of vessels, edited and introduced by C Fox Smith, with 12 black and white illustrations. Spine slanted and creasing to front board. Binding rubbed to edges, spine and corners, with 1/4" nick to top of spine. Page edges uncut and soiled. Foxing to edges, endpapers and margins throughout. Library label to back pastedown. Reading copy only of scarce title.. First Edition. Blue Cloth Boards. Fair/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Ex-Library.

$12.86

Slave Mutiny
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Slave Mutiny

By William A Owens

London: Peter Davies, 1953 The story of the revolt on the schooner Amistad and the subsequent legal battle for the freedom of its cargo of African slaves. Black lettering to spine. Black and white portrait of the leader of the slaves to frontis, with three further pages of black and white illustrations. Minor bowing to boards, some foxing to endpapers, title and half-title pages, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Clipped DJ has two 1/2" tears and some further nicks to edges, otherwise good.. First Edition. Red Cloth Boards. Good/Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$9.64