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Shipping and Craft in Silhouette

by Davis, Charles G. ( Drawings and Text By )

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Salem, MA, USA: Marine Research Society Publication No. 20 of the Marine Research Society. Beautifully illustrated silhouettes along with commentary giving a brief history of each craft. Bright, square hardback in d/w showing a price of $3.50 to spine. 102 examples plus index. Prompt dispatch. 067746.. Hard Cover. Like New/Near Fine. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 1946.… Read more
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Ianthe Cruises

by Hanson, H. J.

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Published
1950
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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London: MacGibbon & Kee, 1950. The logs of cruises round the coast of Ireland and Western France made by the veteran President of the Cruising Association in his 7-ton cutter Ianthe II, with full sailing directions and other useful and delightful general information. Clean, bright copy in an unclipped d/w showing light shelf wear & tear - 248 pages… Read more
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Henley on Thames

by Brooks, John

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Published
2000
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Very Good
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$25.37

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Peterborough, Cambridgeshire: Jarrold Publishing, 2000. A Jarrold guide published in association with W. H. Brakspear & Sons plc. 36 page, stapled, large format glossy brochure. Prompt dispatch. 069578. . Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to.
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The Kon-Tiki Expedition : By Raft Across the South Seas

by HeyerDahl, Thor

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Published
1956
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Good
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Twenty Second Impression
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London: George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1956. The story of one of the bravest men of our times who endured the lonely terrors of crossing the mighty Pacific ocean in a balsa raft so frail that many predicted he would not last a single hour. Previous owner's prize plate to front pastedown. Internally clean copy in an unclipped d/w showing… Read more
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Come Hell or High Water

by Francis, Clare

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YesterYear Books
Published
1977
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780720709858
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$11.28

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London: Pelham Books, 1977. Dramatic account of Clare Francis's solo voyage across the Atlantic.Clean, bright copy in unclipped jacket. Illustrated with b&w plates - 198 pages including a list of provisions. Prompt dispatch. 069240.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Yavari : Navigation on Lake Titicaca Peru.

by Larken, Meriel

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YesterYear Books
Published
2006
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As New
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First Edition
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9789972277801
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$42.29

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Britanico, 2006. The story of the Yavari, her journey from London to Lake Titicaca at 12,500ft. above sea level, her many years in service, her refits and abandonment and then rescue. TEXT in ENGLISH and SPANISH. Clean, glossy booklet which appears unread. Prompt dispatch. 068607.. First Edition. Soft Cover. As New. 8vo.
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Sea Life in Nelson's Time

by Masefield, John

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YesterYear Books
Published
2002
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Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781557500120
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$22.55

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Annapolis, MD, USA.: Naval Institute Press, 2002. The Poet Laureate's epic eulogy for sailors long gone, considered a classic and valued by Nelson enthusiasts. Clean, bright copy in a dust jacket. Light crease to the blank ffep. Appears unread - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068328.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾"… Read more
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Britannia Rules : The Classic Age of Naval History, 1793-1815

by Parkinson, C. Northcote

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YesterYear Books
Published
1977
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780297772873
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$16.91

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Londen: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1977. The highly popular and authoritative writer charts the classic age of naval achievement from its beginnings in 1793. Gift quality hardback in an unclipped d/w - 199 pages including index and 16 pages of illustrations. Appears unread. Prompt dispatch. 068330.. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾"… Read more
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Above and Under Hatches : The Recollections of James Anthony Gardner

by Hamilton, Sir R. Vesey; Laughton, John Knox ( Edited By )

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YesterYear Books
Published
2000
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
Reprint
ISBN
9781861761279
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$17.62

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London: Chatham Publishing, 2000. Part of the Sailors' Tales Series with this realistic, earthy and entertaining account of life at sea first published in 1906. Clean, tight paperback - 287 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068135.. Reprint. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The History of the American Sailing Navy : The Ships and Their Development

by Chapelle, Howard Irving

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YesterYear Books
Published
1998
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Near Fine
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Reprint
ISBN
9781840650594
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London: Salamander Books Ltd, 1998. Rated as the most comprehensive book ever to be published on the sailing men-of-war of the United States Navy. First published in 1949 and long out of print until now. Bright, square, large volume hardback in an unclipped d/w - 558 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 068131.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to.… Read more
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Sailor's Soliloquy

by Griggs, G. P. ( Edited By )

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YesterYear Books
Published
1961
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Hutchinson & Co Ltd, 1961. The elegance of Edwardian society can be dimly seen in the background as the attention turns to Oswald Frewen, an engaging small boy who grows up, goes to Eton, joins the Navy, dashes recklessly about the country on early motorcycles, survives unlikely escapades, and keeps a diary - it is the diary that is… Read more
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The Buccaneers

by Grant, Neil

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YesterYear Books
Published
1976
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780207955839
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Angus & Robertson, 1976. Analyses the beginnings and history of these seafarers who began in the food business but found a quicker way to becoming rich. Clean, square hardback lacking a dustwrapper - 128 pages. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Dover Strait to Westerschelde

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Published
2001
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Very Good
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Admiralty Charts & Publications, 2001. SC 2449 Small Craft Edition. Chart Datum : WGS 84. Scale 1: 150,000. Clean, bright, large fold-out map. Prompt dispatch.. Soft Cover. Very Good.
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Life and Death in the Age of Sail : The Passage to Australia

by Haines, Robin F.

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YesterYear Books
Published
2003
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As New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780948065705
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London: National Maritime Museum, 2003. Landmark volume about the experience of migration from the UK. to Australia during the nineteenth century, gleaned from diaries of those on board telling of hopes for the future and grief over children buried at sea. Clean, large volume paperback which appears unread - 365 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Voyage of the Endeavour : Captain Cook and the Discovery of the Pacific

by Frost, Alan

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YesterYear Books
Published
1998
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9781864481884
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St. Leonards, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1998. Asserts why Cook can be regarded as the greatest explorer of all time, and one of the makers of the modern imagination. Clean, bright paperback which appears unread - 140 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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English Corsairs on the Barbary Coast

by Lloyd, Christopher

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YesterYear Books
Published
1981
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Very Good
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First Edition
ISBN
9780002162890
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London: Collins, 1981. Professor Lloyd wears his learning lightly and few, except fellow historians, will recognise how much original research has gone into this fast-moving and highly readable work. Clean, square hardback in a price-clipped d/w showing light shelfwear with sunning to spine - 178 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over… Read more
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Sailing In A Nutshell

by Boyle, Patrick

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YesterYear Books
Published
1953
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Very Good
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Reprint
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London: Methuen & Co Ltd, 1953. A Treatise in a Small Compass (Mariner's) On the Sea and how to Sail About It. With an introduction by Eldritch, First Lord Spoonhandle. Clean, bright hardback in a somewhat tatty d/w showing some wear & tear with minor losses to spine - 114 pages including index. Prompt dispatch.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fair.… Read more
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Tribute to an Ensign

by van Dam, C. H.

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YesterYear Books
Published
1987
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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: C. H. Van Dam, 1987. Clean, tight booklet with a gift inscription to the title page. The author sets out to discover the circumstances relevant to the national flag in regular use by the members of the Royal Maas Yacht Club since its inception. Text in DUTCH & ENGLISH - 113 pages. Prompt dispatch.. First Edition. Soft Cover.… Read more
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Three Sea Journals of Stuart Times

by Ingram, Bruce S. ( Edited and Transcribed from the Original Manuscripts )

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YesterYear Books
Published
1936
Condition
Very Good
Edition
Limited Edition
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$140.95

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London: Constable & Co Ltd, 1936. Being The Diary of Dawtrey Cooper, The Journals of Jeremy Roch, and The Diary of Francis Rogers. Part of the Limited First Edition of 500 copies of which this is No. 189. Enriched with sixteen illustrations. Clean, square hardback with top edges gilt, others untrimmed. Grey boards/spine show some light sunning/ shelfwear -… Read more
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Cruising Association Bulletin Volume XXII, 1, June 1983

by Gardiner, Douglas (Editor)

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Published
1983
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London: The Cruising Association, 1983. Contents include:- Fore'end Aft by the Bosun; Judging the log competition by Frank Mulville; The Lacey Trophy; Use and Abuse of VHF radio channels for position check; Conference of Yacht Cruising Clubs; Ondine of Arne to Sognefjord, Norway etc Very good clean booklet. 72 pages. Illustrated with b.w photographs and diagrams.. Soft Cover. Very Good.… Read more
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