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Image for SHIPS AND SHIP MODELS - A magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea.  Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937).

SHIPS AND SHIP MODELS - A magazine for all lovers of ships and the sea. Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937).

By: N/A

Price: £40.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010008

Condition: Good


Volumes 1 - 6 (1931 - 1937). A good run of the 70 early issues, in various bindings, some with typed paper labels on the spine: Volume 1 - bound in standard blue cloth. Volume 2 - alternative blue cloth, uneven signatures, one hinge cracked, becoming loose. Volume 3 - all parts in original covers, loosely tied in to a loose-leaf binder. Volume 4 - similar. Volume 5 & 6 - in one volume, alternative cloth, loosely bound, uneven signatures, becoming weak (ends with Volume 6... View more info

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The Story of the Life-boat - One Hundred and Fourteen Years of Service, 1824 to 1938

By: N/A

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, The Royal National Life-Boat Institution: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013229

Condition: Good


Very well illustrated, slarge slim ovtavo, pp 40, + 32 pages of period advertisements, a bit used and creased internally, a few turned corners, but still sound and tight, paperback, coves a bit worn and creased. View more info

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Classic Yacht Interiors

By: Bobrow, Jill & Jinkins, Dana

Price: £5.00

Publisher: New York, Concepts Publishing (W.H. Norton): 1993

Seller ID: 011643

ISBN: 0393032744

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, large horizontal quarto, pp x, 180, a very good copy in a very slightly worn dustwrapper. [Over 120 different yachts (ranging in length from 25 to 353 feet) are represented with superb color photographs and descriptive text. Included are exterior shots, accommodation plans, and separate sections on Main Saloons, Galleys, Heads, Cockpits, and Navigation Areas.] View more info

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Ships We See

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Sampston Low, Marston & Co.:

Seller ID: 010814

Condition: Good


[Not dated - c. 1936 ?]. Illustrated, thick 8vo, pp viii, 311, rather badly foxed on the fore-edge and the lower edge, and some foxing throughout internally, otherwise sound, in original blue cloth, very slightly worn, spine slightly age-toned. With the very scarce dustwrapper which is a little satretched, lacking a few small pieces, and seriously age-browned on the spine. View more info

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Piracy in the West Indies and its Suppression. (1923)

By: Bradlee, Francis B.C.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Macdonald & Jane: 1974

Seller ID: 006336

ISBN: 035604758X


Facsimile reprint. Illustrated, large 8vo, pp (6), 220, very slight signs of wear to the cloth, otherwise a good copy. View more info

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Marine Boring Animals Injurious to Submerged Structures

By: Calman, W.T.

Price: £3.40

Publisher: London, The Trustees of the British Museum: 1936

Seller ID: 013531

Condition: Very Good


Second edition, revised by G.I. Crawford. Small slim octavo, pp 38, paperback, a very good copy. View more info

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The Banks/Cook Portfolio

By: Carter, Harold B.; David, Andrew C.E.; (Gilbert, Pamela - editor)

Price: £28.00

Publisher: Melbourne and London, Hill House Publishers: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009176

ISBN: 0947352060

Condition: As New


Limited edition of 500 copies only. Illustrated, folio, pp 112, green cloth, a very good copy. The first trade edition, without the brochure of other illustrations. [Comprises two major essays - "Sir Joseph Banks as the Father of Australia", and "Captain Cook's Second Voyage and His Chart of the Southern Hemisphere", together with two appendices - "Franz Andreas Bauer" and "The Banks Copper Engraving of the Great Pacific Ocean". With ... View more info

Image for Fore and Aft Craft - an account of the fore and aft rig fro the earliest times to the present day

Fore and Aft Craft - an account of the fore and aft rig fro the earliest times to the present day

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Seeley, Service & Co Limited: 1927

Seller ID: 010812

Condition: Good


Illustrated with many plates and line drawings, thick 8vo, pp 347, rather foxed throughout including the fore-edge (worse on the first few pages), otherwise very sound and tight internally, pictorial cloth quite bright and clean. View more info

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Ships in Focus Record 2017

By: Clarkson, John & Fenton Roy (editors)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Preston, Ships in Focus Publications: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013231

ISBN: 0992826403

Condition: As New


Well illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 128, pictorial boards, a very good copy. As new. View more info

Image for The Life of a Sea Officer : Jeffrey Baron de Raigersfeld, Rear Admiral of the Red

The Life of a Sea Officer : Jeffrey Baron de Raigersfeld, Rear Admiral of the Red

By: de Raigersfeld, Jeffrey Baron (introduction and notes by L.G. Carr Laughton)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1929

Seller ID: 011994

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xlvi, 210, some foxing throughout, but a very sound copy in a very slightly worn dustwapper with a browned spine. View more info

Image for The Victoria and the Triton - two global expeditions reveal the advance in marine technology with the passage of four and a third Centuries

The Victoria and the Triton - two global expeditions reveal the advance in marine technology with the passage of four and a third Centuries

By: DIBNER, Bern

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Burndy Corporation: 1962

Seller ID: 003993

Condition: New


Illustrated, (including a folding coloured map of the Pacific by Ortelius), small quato, pp 57, stiff card covers, a very good copy. [Magellan's first circumnavigation of the globe, and the first submarine circumnavigation in 1960]. View more info

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Hunting the Bismarck

By: Forester, C.S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 012526

Condition: Good


First edition. Octavo, pp 110, fore-edge foxed, a little foxing and age-marking internally, mainly on the opening and closing pages, blue cloth in excellent condition, in a very slightly worn and foxed dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. View more info

Image for Samuel Kelly. An eighteenth century seaman, whose days have been few and evil, to which is added remarks, etc., on places he visited during his pilgrimage in this wilderness

Samuel Kelly. An eighteenth century seaman, whose days have been few and evil, to which is added remarks, etc., on places he visited during his pilgrimage in this wilderness

By: Garstin, Crosbie (editor)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 1925

Seller ID: 010792

Condition: Good


Illustrated, pp 320, foxing heavier on the fore-edge, and a little light foxing internally, cloth slightly worn and marked, spine faded. View more info

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A History of British Paddle Steamers

By: Gladwell, Andrew

Price: £5.95

Publisher: Hersham, Ian Allen Publishing: 2014

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013232

ISBN: 0711037426

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, tall slim quarto, pp 160, very clean internally, pictorial boards, the top of the spine very slightly bruised, otherewise a very good copy. View more info

Image for The United States Trans-Atlantic Sea Post 1891 - 1917 & 1921 - 1939; Unites States Sea Posts to South America; United States Trans-Pacific Sea Post;  The Sea Posts of the Canal Zone and Their Postmarks; The Sea Posts of Puerto Rico and their Postmarks

The United States Trans-Atlantic Sea Post 1891 - 1917 & 1921 - 1939; Unites States Sea Posts to South America; United States Trans-Pacific Sea Post; The Sea Posts of the Canal Zone and Their Postmarks; The Sea Posts of Puerto Rico and their Postmarks

By: Gordon, Robert S.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Redwood City, Maritime Postmak Society:

Seller ID: 009581

Condition: Good


1961 - 1966. A good collection of these specialist publications, issued as parts of "Seaposter". Each is of 10 or 12 pages, large slim 8vo, typed and xeroxed, stapled, slightly worn. SCARCE. View more info

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Ready to use Old-Fashioned Nautical Illustrations

By: Grafton, Carol Belanger (arranger)

Price: £4.00

Publisher: New York, Dover Publications Inc.: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011433

ISBN: 0486268802

Condition: Very Good


Very well illustrated, slim quarto, pp 32, paperback, the slightest of wear to the covers. View more info

Image for Marine Carving Handbook - the design and making of billetheads, trailboards and other marine carvings.

Marine Carving Handbook - the design and making of billetheads, trailboards and other marine carvings.

By: Hanna, Jay S.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Camden, Maine, International Marine Publishing Company: 1981

Seller ID: 006800

ISBN: 0877420521


Well illustrated, pp (8), 93, paperback, covers curling and slightly worn. [First tools and a first project, stern boards, banner or ribbon ends, dolphins, roped edges, billetheads, trailboards, stern eagles and other birds, other uses of decorative carvings, finishes, tools, sharpening, what to look for and where.] View more info

Image for Early Man and the Ocean - the beginning of navigation and seaborn civilizations

Early Man and the Ocean - the beginning of navigation and seaborn civilizations

By: Heyerdahl, Thor

Price: £5.25

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 009706

ISBN: 0045720223

Condition: Very Good


A very few illustrations throughout the text, large 8vo, pp 392, an excellent copy throughout, in a very good dustwrapper. View more info

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Beyond the West Horizon

By: Hiscock, Eric C.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1963

Seller ID: 013586

Condition: Very Good


Second printing, illustrated, octavo, pp xii, 203, fore-edge slightly marked, top edge slightly foxed, a small neat signature on the front endpaper, otherwise very clean internally, blue cloth in good condition, the dustwrapper has a slightly faded spine and is a little rubbed, mainly along its top edge. [The story of Eric and Susan Hiscock's second, of three, circumnavigations.] View more info

Image for The Pursuit of Admiral von Spee. A study in loneliness & bravery

The Pursuit of Admiral von Spee. A study in loneliness & bravery

By: Hough, Richard

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, George Allen & Unwin Ltd: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013603

ISBN: 049430130

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 180, fore-edge very slightly foxed, otherwise very clean internally, blue cloth with the slightest signs of marking, in a slightly worn dustwrapper which is not price-clipped. [An account of German Vice-Admiral Maximillian von Spee's voyage and battles of his East Asia Squadron between August 6th to December 8th 1914 culminating in the naval engagment to the east of the Falkland Islands that virtually wiped out the Squadron.] View more info