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In Deep

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode Ltd. 1959: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55600


222 pp. Publisher's hardback in dust wrapper. Dj slightly edgeworn. Spotting to fore-edge and endpapers. No ownership names. Internally clean. View more info

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Mechanical Improvements Connected with the Royal Navy

By: Bothway, Joseph

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Devonport, Royal Navy 1840: 1840

Book number: 36789


84 pp, illustrated in b/w black leather with gilt lettering owners inscription on f.e.p. dating to 1843 when he bought it new wear to endpapers View more info

Image for The Kedge-Anchor: Or, Young Sailors' Assistant Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging...

The Kedge-Anchor: Or, Young Sailors' Assistant Appertaining to the Practical Evolutions of Modern Seamanship, Rigging, Knotting, Splicing, Blocks, Purchases, Running-Rigging...

By: Brady, William

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, By the Author 1849: 1849

Edition: Fourth Edition

Book number: 48981


400 pp. Rebound in dark green cloth with gilt lettering. New endpapers. Tables, plates and in-text illustrations. Frontispiece repaired. Foxing to plates and scattered foxing and staining throughout. Lacking two leaves, pp. 246-251. A much reprinted classic but early editions are uncommon. View more info

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The Book of the Sea

By: Bridges, T.C.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap 1934: 1934

Book number: 54465


285 pp, illustrated in colour and b/w, some darkening to dustwrapper spine, in the Romance of | Knowledge series. View more info

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The Tomlinson Papers Selected from the Correspondence and Pamphlets of Captain Robert Tomlinson R.N & Vice - Admiral Nicholas Tomlinson

By: Bullocke, J. G. (eds)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, The Navy Records Society 1935: 1935

Book number: 35637


400 pp, Blue cloth spine with gilt stamped white cloth boards. Binding very slightly discoloured, good and clean internally View more info

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Windjammers and Shellbacks Strange True Stories of the Sea

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1926: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54323


254 pp, illustrated in b/w, dark blue Sangorski and Sutcliffe binding with top edge gilt and gilt lettered spine with some fading, a name in ink on f.e.p. View more info

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Papers Relating to the Navy During the Spanish Civil War 1585-1587

By: Corbett, Julian S (eds)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Navy Records Society 1898: 1898

Book number: 32832


xlix, 361 pp. Pages uncut, gilt stamped cloth boards, touch of foxing to edges boards a bit discoloured, otherwise reasonably clean copy. View more info

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Livro de Tracas de Carpintaria

By: Fernandes, Manuel and The Academia de Marinha

Price: £250.00

Publisher: Lisbon, National Commission for the Commeroration of the Portuguese Discoveries 1989: 1989

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Book number: 49033


140 pp. Elephant folio. Copy no. 655 of an edition limited to 2000 copies. Tan simulated leather. Short tears to joints at head & tail of spine. Facsimile edition of a 1616 manuscript by Manuel Fernandes, a shipwright, detailing the structural designs of ships and describing various vessels. Colour plate of author. Numerous coloured plates and drawings, some foldout. View more info

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English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century

By: Froude, James Anthony

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co. 1911: 1911

Book number: 48556


309 pp. full brown calf prize binding. green morocco title compartment. gilt detail on the spine and boards View more info

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The Age of the Galley Mediterranian Oared Vessels Since Pre-Classical Times ( Conway's History of the Ship )

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press 1995: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 30927


256 pp, illustrated no 57/2000 limited edition View more info

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Down to the Sea : The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester

By: Garland, Joseph

Price: £30.00

Publisher: U S A, David R Godine Publishers Inc, 1983: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 47805


225 pp, illustrated in b/w. View more info

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Griffin: On the Route of an Indiaman

By: Goddio, Franck and Evelyne Jay Guyot De Saint Michel.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Periplus Editions 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48003


xv, 351 pp. Patterned blue boards with gilt lettering to spine. Printed pictorial dw. In matching slipcase. Profusely illustrated with colour photographs and line drawings. Based on fifteen years' research and restoratiion of thousands of items found on the wreck of the "Griffin." View more info

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Australian Steamships : Past and Present

By: Gregory, Dickson

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, The Richards Press Ltd. 1928: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55205


260 pp. Publisher's original brown cloth with decoration & lettering in black to front board & spine. Minor marks to boards. Internally clean. With six colour illustrations and 276 b&w photographic illustrations. In VG condition. View more info

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Weapons of Warre : The Armaments of the Mary Rose. Part 1 and Part 2. In two volumes

By: Hildred, Alexzandra, editor

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Portsmouth, The Mary Rose Trust Ltd. 2011: 2011

Book number: 55265


In 2 volumes. Publisher's laminated boards. Very clean copies. No ownership marks. Archaeology of the Mary Rose: Volume 3. With numerous b&w illustrations, figures and tables. DVD in pocket at rear of volume 2. Describes in detail a vast collection of Tudor weaponry. Both volumes in Fine unused condition. View more info

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The Letters and Papers of Charles Lord Barham

By: KNOX John Laughton (eds)

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Navy Records Society 1906: 1906

Book number: 32827


3 vols various paginations. Pages uncut. gilt stamped cloth, f.e.ps a bit foxed, generally a good set View more info

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The Naval Miscellany Volume II

By: KNOX Laughton, Sir John

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Navy Records Society 1910: 1910

Book number: 35642


x, 430 pp, Blue cloth spine with gilt stamped white cloth boards. Binding discoloured, corners bumped, foot of spine chipped View more info

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History of a House Flag

By: Leigh-Bennett, E.P.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Rotterdam, Wm. Ruys & Zonen 1939: 1939

Book number: 15533


pp 44, illustrated, binding damaged, ex-library copy View more info

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Napoleonic and American Prisoners of War

By: Lloyd, Clive

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Woodbridge (Suffolk), Antique Collector's Club 2007: 2007

Book number: 42690


2 vols, presented in a slipcase. A study based on the author's thirty-year quest to collect information about a neglected and almost forgotten field of history - the prisoner of war, the conditions under which he was held and how he employed his time during long years of captivity. View more info

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The Naval Officers Guide for preparing ships for fighting at sea

By: Martelli, Lieut. Charles

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, Richard Bentley 1838: 1838

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 48194


viii., 240 pp., Second Edition Very Good in the Publisher's Cloth.The front hinge has been repaired. View more info

Image for Farthest North, Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration  of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of 15 Months Sleigh Journey By Doctor Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

Farthest North, Being the Record of a Voyage of Exploration of the Ship Fram 1893-96 and of 15 Months Sleigh Journey By Doctor Nansen and Lieut. Johansen

By: Nansen, Fridtjof

Price: £150.00

Publisher: London, George Newnes 1898: 1898

Edition: 2nd Edition

Book number: 5656


2 VOLUMES, bound from parts, vol 1, xv, 480 pp, vol 2, vii , 456 pp. with map to the rear, small tear. both volumes illustrated with photo's and plates. some scuffing and rippling to boards, corners bumped, damage to the head of volume 1, beautiful illustrated covers in silver, gold and red on green cloth, some pages a little rubbed and with some browning. New endpapers. View more info