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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

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

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 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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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; United 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; United 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

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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 A Guide to the Manuscripts at the National Maritime Museum

A Guide to the Manuscripts at the National Maritime Museum

By: Lindsay-MacDougall, K.F.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Greenwich, 1960

Seller ID: 007308

Condition: Good


Large slim 8vo, 13 black and white plates, pp (4), 20, very clean internally, papeback, covers slightly rubbed and creased. View more info

Image for The Log of the 'Blue Dragon', 1892 - 1904, written by various hands and now revised and set forth by C.C. Lynam, owner and skipper

The Log of the 'Blue Dragon', 1892 - 1904, written by various hands and now revised and set forth by C.C. Lynam, owner and skipper

By: Lynam, C.C. (Editor)

Price: £80.00

Publisher: London, A.H. BULLEN: 1907

Seller ID: 010816

Condition: Good


Well illustrated, large 8vo, pp xxiv, 299, top edge gilt, other edges uncut, a little age-toning and marking throughout, decorated cloth, sound but rather rubbed, scuffed and a little worn, corners bumped, spine age-toned and pulled at its head and base. [Voyages and adventures on a 25 foot yawl, mainly on the West coast of Scotland.] View more info

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Very Ordinary Seaman

By: Mallalieu, J.P.W.

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011487

Condition: Good


One illustration, small 8vo, pp 278, very age-toned, a few creased corners, a small signature on the front endpaper, green cloth, dull and slightly worn, spine a little spotted, binding leaning slightly. [First edition, first impression of what is generally considered one of the finest accounts of life at sea in the Second World War. A fictionalised but accurate account, based on the author's experiences in a destroyer on the Murmansk run.] View more info

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Corvette Command

By: Monsarrat, Nicholas

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Company Ltd: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011339

Condition: Good


Illustrated, 12mo, pp 100, slightly used internally, very slight turning of some corners, a small neat signature on the half-title, paperback, covers a little worn and marked, spine creased and lacking the bottom 20mm. View more info

Image for The Ecology of Rocky Coasts - essays presented to J.R. Lewis

The Ecology of Rocky Coasts - essays presented to J.R. Lewis

By: Moore, P.G. & Seed, R.

Price: £11.50

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013719

ISBN: 0231062745

Condition: Very Good


A few illustrations within the text, small quarto, pp xiv, 467, a very good copy in a dustwrapper showing only slight signs of wear. View more info

Image for The Coasts and Fjiords of Norway

The Coasts and Fjiords of Norway

By: Nicolaisen, Harald

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Oslo, Dreyers Forlag:

Seller ID: 009672

Condition: Good


[Not dated - 1960's ?]. Well illustrated with black and white photographs, quarto, pp (144), very clean internally, publisher's full blue leather, lower cover a bit marked, upper cover only very slightly so. (Gives a fine, period, feel to this area of the country.] View more info