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Sea Going Qualities of Ships a Seminar Held at the National Physical Laboratory 1961

By: N/A

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003124

Condition: Very Good


Report of a seminar held at the National Physical Laboratory on 17th and 18th October 1961. 150 pages with many graphs and maps, an in depth technical report. Book is clean and bright inside, outside a little dusty and slight wear along edges, a tight sound copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Cetenary of the Re-Constitution of Lloyd's Register of Shipping October 1934

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Lloyd's Register of Shipping: 1934

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by John Burns

Seller ID: 004382

Condition: Very Good


Card cover booklet issued as a report for the Centenary dinner of Lloyds shipping in 1934. Booklet has 48 pages with reports on the dinner, the special meeting of the general Commitee on that day 25th October 1934 and report of the Japan Centenary dinner held at Tokio on 26th October 1934.Signed on inside by JOHN BURNS MP past president of the Board of Trade, also letter from Lloyds to W S Welch referring to an interview with John Burns. Book is lightly browned to edges otherwise bright and clean pull out photograph of dinner at front. Outer covers a little dusty and staples rusty. A nice copy... View more info

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20° Gruppo Navale Operazione Golfo - Edizione Speciale Per Lo Stato Maggiore Della Marina / Special Edition For The General Staff Of The Italien Navy

By: N/A

Price: £29.99

Publisher: Italy, Tormena Editore 1948: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007188

ISBN: 8886017030

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the Italian Navy special edition for the general staff of the Italian navy, 96 pages in very bright clean condition, Many colour photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, in English and Italian. Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean, not price clipped. A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Voyage of the Dayspring Being the Journal of the Late Sir John Hawley Glover

By: A C G Hastings SIGNED

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, John Lane the Bodley Head Ltd.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed By Author

Seller ID: 004636

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book from the jounal of Sir John Hawley Glover along with some account of the expedition up the Niger River in 1857. Book is overall bright and clean just light browning to endpapers and light foxing spots to outer edges of pages, 230 pages plus 2 pages of adverts with many old B/w photographs. INSCRIBED BY A C G HASTINGS on front endpaper To Robert Holt with regards and thanks A C G Hastings 10 Sept 1926. on inside rear board there is a small sticker The property of John Holt and Co ( Liverpool ) Ltd Royal Liver Building Liverpool 3. Outer boards have a few light marks and l... View more info

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Sommergibili Italiani Cento Anni Di Vita Tra Storia e Leggenda

By: A Flamigni, A Turrini, T Marcon

Price: £13.99

Publisher: Italy, Rivista Maritima: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007265

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on Italian submarines, TEXT in ITALIAN NO English translation, 161 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text in ITALIAN, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated card covers are bright and clean, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Batteries on Ships

By: Bagshaw, Norman E.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Chichester, United Kingdom, Research Studies Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004054

ISBN: 0471900214

Condition: Very Good


Very technical book on the subject of batteries on ships, general purpose and special purpose including submarine and torpedo propulsion. 203 pages in very bright clean condition with many technical illustrations and graphs, just the lightest of rubbing to top and bottom of spine and corners of outer boards, very light fading to spine. A nice copy SEE IMAGE DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Ships of North Cornwall

By: Bartlett, John (SIGNED)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Padstow, Cornwall, United Kingdom, Tabb House: 1996

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 002201

ISBN: 1873951035

Condition: Very Good


A very good maritime history of Cornwall, details of the ships and the people invoved with them over the centuries. 260 pages packed with information plus many illustrations, photographs and line drawings. Book and jacket very bright and clean (SEEIMAGE) SIGNED BY AUTHOR on half title page. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Titanic: Psychic Forewarnings of Tragedy

By: Behe, George

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Northamptonshire UK, Patrick Stephens Ltd: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002079

ISBN: 1 85260 088 8

Condition: Very Good


Many people claim to have had psychic warnings of the Titanic tragedy, here the author investigates 135 cases claiming psychic elements, on closer scrutiny he finds some are mere coincidence, some mistakes,some deliberate hoaxes others that do have a possible psychic connection. 176 pp with much information plus 50 photographs many printed here for the first time. Book and wrapper in excellent condition. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

Rovings Sea Songs and Ballads

By: C Fox Smith

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Elkin Matthews: 1921

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002102

Condition: Good Plus


Songs and ballads of the sea, 52 pp with excellent line drawings by Phil W Smith. Paper covered boards a little darkened on edges, endpapers browned, spine a little darkened. Overall a clean good copy. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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The Young Seaman's Manual and Rigger's Guide

By: Captain C. Burney

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner, & Co. Ltd: 1901

Edition: Thirteenth Revised Edition

Seller ID: 008272

Condition: Good Plus


Very informative book on running a ship and understanding the uses of equipment etc. to be used by seaman at the time of publication. 591 pages in bright clean condition just some light browning to endpapers and previous owners name on front endpaper dated 1912, many colour and B/w illustrations, all present as listed plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are a little marked and spine a little browned. A pleasing example of this book SEE IMAGES. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The War at Sea 1939-1945 Volume 3 the Offensive part 1

By: Captain S W Roskill

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationery Office: 1972

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 006620

Condition: Very Good


This is volume 3 part 1 of the History of the Second World War The War at Sea series,second impression with ammendments 430 pages in very bright clean condition,HEAVY BOOK 1.3 Kg with packing EXTRA POSTAGE REQUIRED FOR OVERSEAS. Many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present as listed plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is also very bright and clean,not price clipped, now in clear protective non adhesive sleeve, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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Grimsby : The Greatest Fishing Port in the World

By: Chapman, Peter

Price: £19.99

Publisher: Derby UK, Breedon Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 004397

ISBN: 1859833233

Condition: Very Good


A detailed look at the history of Grimsby fishing port over the years. 160 pages with many old photographs. Book and dustwrapper are very bright and clean. A very nice copy SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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A Narrative of the Battle of St. Vincent

By: Col. Drinkwater Bethune

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1969

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 002499

Condition: Very Good Plus


Facsimile reprint of the second edition of this book as published in 1840. Subtitled with anecdotes of Nelson before and after that battle. 97 pages describing the battle of St. Vincent. Inside states published by W R Blackmore and on dust wrapper Conway maritime Press presumed in conjunction with each other, there is a compliments slip loosly inserted from W R Blackmore Booksellers with lengthy presentation signed Ray B. Book is very bright, clean and tight, wrapper is very slightly browned on edges, patterned glassine wrapper covers this, assumed original. Overall a very nice copy SEE IMAGE... View more info

Image for Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny 1865-1950

Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny 1865-1950

By: Compagnie De Navigation D'Orbigny

Price: £49.90

Publisher: France, Société d'Editions Géographiques, Maritimes et Coloniales: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007395

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on the history of the Orbigny shipping Company, FRENCH TEXT NO English translation. Original thick embossed and decorated card covers have been preserved and the whole book recased in a blue hard cover,this has been done for the Institute of Transport London single stamp on blank page.. 170 pages in very bright clean condition just a few pencil marks on last couple of pages, easily erased. Many B/w photographs, facsimile documents and illustrations, all present plus very informative text in FRENCH, NO dustwrapper, outer boards are clean and sound, HEAVY BOOK 1.6 Kg with... View more info

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The Quadrant and the Quill

By: Cyril Ernest Kenney SIGNED

Price: £49.00

Publisher: London, Metcham and Son: 1944

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Inscription: Signed Letter By Author

Seller ID: 003188

Condition: Good Plus


A book written in honour of Captain Samuel Sturmy " a tryed and trusty Sea-man" author of the Mariner's Magazine 1669 . One hundred and sixty eight pages on art paper with many old illustrations and maps. Book is bright and clean with handwritten letter from author pasted onto front endpaper, little light foxing on endpapers, outer covers a little worn and rubbed on edges and little bumped on a couple of corners, few light marks. A pleasing copy of an interesting book especially with letter SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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From Lake and River to Distant Oceans

By: Edited By Algot Mattsson

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Sweden, Brostroms: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006729

Condition: Very Good


Excellent book on the Bostrom group of boat and sip builders. 160 pages in very bright clean condition, many colour and B/w photographs and illustrations,all present, some large fold out illustrations plus very informative text, Dustwrapper is a little rubbed on edges and corners with small tear to fold of wrapper flap at rear1 inch long some light creasing to bottom rear edge of wrapper, not price clipped.A very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

Image for Boats from Norway Fishing Vessels, Cargo Vessels, Pleasure Boats

Boats from Norway Fishing Vessels, Cargo Vessels, Pleasure Boats

By: Edited E D Volckmar

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Norway, Norwegian Boat Export Board:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006993

Condition: Very Good


Very informative book on all kinds of Norwegian boats, 200 pages in very bright clean condition, many B/w photographs and illustrations,all present plus very informative text giving specifications and details of the vessels. NO dustwrapper, outer boards have some light marks and slight fade to spine, a nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Cunard White Star Liner Mauretania Souvenir Number of the Shipbuilder

By: Editor A G Hood

Price: £175.00

Publisher: London, The Shipbuilder Press: 1939

Edition: First

Seller ID: 002539

Condition: Very Good


This is the Souvenir number of The Shipbuilder and Marine Engine-Builder 1939. Attractive green hardcover embossed with gold lettering, inside the pages are clean and bright with colour illustrations, B/w drawings, photographs and pullout plans also many fabulous old adverts 112 pages in all. Inside front endpaper has small rubber stamp of previous owner also on first colour page does not detract. The book describes in great detail the building of the S S Mauretania. A really excellent copy just some light marks to covers SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST. View more info

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General Average Principles and Practice in the United States of America

By: Ernest W Congdon

Price: £25.00

Publisher: New York, Baker Voorhis and Co: 1923

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 006570

Condition: Very Good


Detailed book on the subject of General average in shipping, second edition, 273 pages in bright clean condition, very informative text. NO dustwrapper outer bords are an old rebinding probably for a private library collection, very light rubbing to edges, a very nice example of this book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES AVAILABLE ON REQUEST View more info

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The Green Finch Cruise

By: F Claude Kempson

Price: £59.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold: 1909

Edition: First Edition First Printing

Seller ID: 006578

Condition: Good


Excellent book on the author's sailing experiences with a little embellishment to give the anecdotes some extra humour. 205 pages plus 16 pages of adverts in overall clean condition just some browning to endpapers and light foxing to a few pages, neat former owners names on front endpaperand half title page, Many B/w illustrations by the author plus very informative text, NO dustwrapper, outer illustrated boards are a little marked, browned on the spine and worn to corners and top and bottom of spine, Though not perfect still a pleasing copy of a collectable book SEE IMAGE. DETAILED IMAGES A... View more info