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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 part 70, June 1937). A good chance to obtain the scarce early issues of this informative magazine. 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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Whaling and the Hebrides: The History of Whalers in the South Atlantic and Whaling in and Around the Hebrides

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Kershader, South Lochs, The Islands Book Trust: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014472

ISBN: 0955542049

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp xiv, 169, paperback, very slight signs of use, but really a very good copy. VERY SCARCE. [Proceedings of a Three Day Conference held in Harris, 2007.] View more info

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Land to the West: St.Brendan's Voyage to America

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014616

Condition: Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 352, fore-edge foxed, red cloth, spine very slightly worn, a sound copy in a dustwrapper which is rather marked and worn. [A newspaper cutting shows the launch of a replica leather boat - this has been taped to the reverse of the title page, and the tape marks show through slightly.] View more info

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 two portaits of Banks, two botanical plates (by L'Heritier and Franz Bauer), 10 plates of charts or maps, and seven other pla... View more info

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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

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The Elements of Navigation

By: Cotter, Charles H.

Price: £4.00

Publisher: London, Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons: 1967

Seller ID: 014600

Condition: Fair


illustrated with small diagrams, octavo, pp viii, 535, fore-edge age-toned and foxed, otherwise sound internally, name and date on front endpaper, cloth rubbed, marked and slightly worn. SCARCE. View more info

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Bolsters, Blocks, Barriers: Story of the Building of the Churchill Causeways

By: Crmack, Alastair and Anne

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Kirkwall, The Orkney View: 2000

Seller ID: 014549

ISBN: 1870460065

Condition: Very Good


Third reprint. Well illustrated, tall quarto, pp 84, very clean internally, paperback, a faint fold to the covers and pages, otherwise a very good copy. SCARCE. View more info

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MacBrayne Steamers

By: Deayton, Alistair

Price: £3.25

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire., Tempus Publishing Ltd: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014588

ISBN: 0752423622

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated octavo, pp 160, paperback, very slightly used. [For the past one hundred and fifty years the name of MacBrayne has been synonymous with shipping in the West Highlands and Islands of Scotland. David MacBrayne was a partner from 1851 in the firm of David Hutcheson & Co. and when the Hutchesons retired in 1879 David MacBrayne took over the Company and renamed it. That company still operates ferry services today as part of Caledonian MacBrayne. MacBraynes were so much a part of the scene in the West Highlands that there was a popular parody of the psalm The earth is the Lord's, and all... View more info

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

Image for The West : A Sailing Companion to the West Coast of Scotland

The West : A Sailing Companion to the West Coast of Scotland

By: Faux, Ronald

Price: £3.55

Publisher: Edinburgh, John Bartholomew & Son Ltd: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014700

ISBN: 0702881015

Condition: Very Good


Well illustrated, large octavo, pp 144 (14), a very good copy in dustwrapper. View more info

Image for Tugs Today: Modern Vessels and Towing Techniques

Tugs Today: Modern Vessels and Towing Techniques

By: Gaston, M.J.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Sparkford, Yeovil, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014617

ISBN: 1852605219

Condition: Very Good


Illustrated, octavo, pp 200, binding leaning slightly, in a very good dustwrapper, virtually as new. [A survey of vessels and techniques employed in world shipping and covers ship and tanker handling, harbour and coastal duties, oil rig supply vessels, ice breaking, emergency response roles and push-towing. The commercial and economic environment of the towage industry is discussed. ] View more info

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The Tug Book

By: Gaston, M.J.

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Sparkford, Yeovil, Haynes Publishing Group: 2009

Edition: Second edition

Seller ID: 014705

ISBN: 1844255271

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Illustrated, octavo, pp xv1, 240, very clean internally, blue cloth in very good condition, the dustwrapper is price-clipped and showing the very faintest signs of use. 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

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