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HMS VICTORY OFFICIAL GUIDE AND SHORT HISTORY 1978

By: .------

Price: £2.00

Publisher: PORTSMOUTH, 1978

Seller ID: 4514


16 pages, 20th impression,illustrated colour laminated P/b ,euphemera, colour illustrated with photographs throughout text.Today continues in service as the Flagship of Commander in Chief Naval Home Command. PLS See our image View more info

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QUEEN WILHELMINA'S NAVY

By: .......--------------------

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122226


VG P/b.1st ed.1944.HMSO.minor edgewear to spine of col.rub/loss. no incssp, bright clean covers, 6d., real tiny mild crease top front corner. fine throughout. Rusty staples but bindings tight: end papers show facsimile Letter and to the rear numerous Sailors & Commanders. profusely illustrated b/w plates [ Rotterdam / Dutch crew / May 1940 / self sacrifice and valour /] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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MERCHANTMEN AT WAR , THE OFFICIAL STORY OF THE MERCHANT NAVY 1939 TO 1944

By: .......-----..........

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, HMSO: 1944

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121580


1944 P/b.1st ed.18 chpts, 6 maps.[Atlantic / Russia / Northern Route / Malta /open boats /cargoes /North Africa /Sicily landings / France / convoys / crash landings / attacks... ] well illustrated b/w plates.145pp.[ internal Fine throughout , No inscsp. rusty staples but binding totally sound/tight, clean throughout] covers light edgewear, 1/9 ,very minor corner rub/loss & 3 pale stains to front.] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale. View more info

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THE LIFE OF LORD FISHER OF KILVERSTONE ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET, OM GCB GCVO LLD ( Two vols complete)

By: ADMIRAL SIR R.H.BACON , KCB KCVO DSO.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: LONDON, HODDER AND STOUGHTON: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 122609


Black Cloth Boards with gilt titles to spine and dreadnaught crest to upper panels.250 x 160 mm approx. Vol I xxviii + 312pp Frontis + 22 other plates. Vol II viii + 328pp. Frontis + 14 other plates all as called for. First Edition 1st Printing of this biography of a most remarkable servant of the country who effected complete reorganization and rebuilding of the British Navy. VG no d/j's (Books - Light shelf wear and soiling. Previous owner name in ink to front free end... View more info

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MY LIFE AMONG THE BLUEJACKETS

By: AGNES WESTON

Price: £20.00

Publisher: LONDON, JAMES NISBET: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 121200


SIGNED Copy.Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine and front board. 205 x 140 mm approx. xvi + 330 + 4pp of publisher's adverts. Frontis b/w photo portrait with tissue guard + 16 other b/w illustrations as called for. Autobiography of English philanthropist "Aggie Weston" or Ma Weston who founded sailors missions and rests to support the men and families of the Royal Navy.Her work continues through the charity "Aggies".First published in October 190... View more info

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FREE MARINER JOHN ADOLPHUS POPE IN THE EAST INDIES 1786-1821

By: ANNE BULLEY , Historian

Price: £45.00

Publisher: PUTNEY London, BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR CEMETERIES IN SOUTH ASIA: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 120777


Uncommon P/b.Blue card covers, 210 x 150 mm approx. Maps to inner covers, xii + 244pp. Frontis + 3 Charts, 10 illustrations and 2 facsimiles. One of a series of books about Europeans in South Asia written by a member of and published by BACSA (British Association for Cemeteries in South Asia). The author inherited Letters which together with a Commonplace Book of John Adolphus Pope form the central part of the book and together reconstruct his life and provide a unique ... View more info

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Dictionary of Sea Painters. Revised edition

By: Archbald Edward.Hunter.Holmes.

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Woodbridge Suffolk, Antique Collectors' Club: 1989

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 118939


Blue cloth boards with gilt titles to spine. 280x225mm approx. 575pp. First published in 1980 the copy offered by us is the 2nd Revised Edition thus extending what has become the standard work of reference by 200 artists and nearly a quarter of the original entries. A must for collectors/ students of maritime art and shipping. The work contains 38 colour and 932 black and white illustrations. Fine/Near Fine (Book- No previous owner name, insc or annotations. No sign of... View more info

CAPTAIN OF THE QUEEN PASSENGER LINER

By: ARNOTT,CAPTAIN ROBERT HARRY

Price: £4.50

Publisher: LONDON,NEW ENGLISH LIBRARY,FIRST EDITION 1982:

Seller ID: 3362


1st ed. 220x140mm approx,blue boards with gilt lettering,cocked,332 pages, ,with dustjacket-Ex Library copy - nos. to spine,missing ffep[blank front page],cellotape strip[80mm]to rear fep,neat stamp and clipped top/r corner to 1/2 title page.,-with 43 photographic illustrations,this is the biography of the most famous sea captain..master of the largest and most luxourios passenger liner.Queen Elizabeth 11."captain Bob went to sea at the tender age of 17yrs with the B... View more info

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The THAMES on FIRE The Battle of London River 1939 - 1945

By: BATES , L M , Port of London Authority, Editor & Nautical Author , former Lieut.Commander etc.

Price: £9.95

Publisher: Lavenham, Suffolk, Terence Dalton Ltd: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121536


Large H/b in D/j both VG+.1st ed.1985.When war broke out in 1939 the Port of London found itself under seige - vessels had to run the gauntlett .. London River The Thames The Port.LM Bates Port of London Authority, Editor & Nautical Author , former Lieut.Commander - Royal Navy Sub-Liet - Exect.Officer Training Divers ti deal with enemy mines etc.[ white cloth gilt titles, No inscsp. tight binding, clean throughout] dust Jacket not price clipped no notable defect.Please ... View more info

Image for DER SEGELSCHIFFE GROSSE ZEIT  Herausgegeben Von Joseph Jobe Ins Deutsche Ubertragen Von Lothar Eich Und Erneste Henriot [ WOODEN SHIPS With Plans & ILlustrated ]

DER SEGELSCHIFFE GROSSE ZEIT Herausgegeben Von Joseph Jobe Ins Deutsche Ubertragen Von Lothar Eich Und Erneste Henriot [ WOODEN SHIPS With Plans & ILlustrated ]

By: BATHE , B W , RUBIN De CERVIN , G B , TAILLEMITE , E

Price: £19.95

Publisher: Bielefeld, VERLAG DELIUS, KLASING & Co: 1967

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 11184


VG+ Large H/b.VG+ D/j.1st. Wooden Sailing Ships of yesteryear.Fold-out plans.German text, profusely illustrated. Maritime Ship history/ travel & exploration/ war / ship modelers ] 274pp.290x250mm [ blue cloth black titles+ illus. to front board, tight binding, No inscsp. no annotation. margin & spine light fade. b/w illus + some in Colour.Vorwort by von Joseph Jobe.] Dust Jacket not clipped. margiin fox tan to rear cover. Please see our images of the actual book offered... View more info

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MED KAMERA OCH SKRIVBLOCK PA HAVSBOTTNEN [ Swedish Text ]

By: BEEBE, William , Strovtag Kring Haiti Transaltor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Sweden, Bokforlaget Natur Och Kultur: 1928

Seller ID: 2158


H/b Half LEATHER binding.Famous Classic.Swedish Text.Dark Red Marbled paper cover.187pp. Haiti Map. illus. 54x b/w photographic plates. translation of William Beebe's famous underwater exploration first published under the title " Beneath Tropic Seas." [ Divers /Diving ] A sound clean and attractive copy. 230x160mm approx. [ Swedish Text] Please see our image of the actual book offered for sale.[ camera flash has lightened red] View more info

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KENT SHIPWRECKS

By: BIGNELL , Alan

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Newbury, Countryside Books: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119672


Laminated P/b Near FINE,1st ed. A Bignell well established in this area as author and reporter / feature writer/ successful author of many books on Kent.Well illustrated b/w plates. Maritime history, a bygone era of Kent's coast. 126pp. Intro; 18 chpts.[ Medway tragedy / Preussen's last voyage / Brigantine Rose /Benvenue wreck/ etc] sky p/b book no inscsp. As new apart from tiny splattering red dots to edges of front end paper] isbn 1855306145x. PLS See our image View more info

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NORTHWEST GATEWAY The Story of THE PORT OF SEATTLE

By: BINNS, Archie

Price: £12.00

Publisher: GARDEN CITY N.Y., DOUBLEDAY, DORAN & Co Inc: 1943

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3191


Larger format 313pp. illustrated 11 b/w photographic plates.Maps to end papers.VG/VG (brown cloth+ gilt titles & Gilt decs to spine; plus embossed sailing ship and scroll design to top board , ink inscp. to prelim. blank] Dust Jacket not price clipped, closed 5mm line-tear front base edge, handling soil to rear. minor rubbing to extremities. PLS See our image. View more info

Image for THE EVANS OF THE BROKE Story , One Britains'Greatest Sailors & WW1 Hero

THE EVANS OF THE BROKE Story , One Britains'Greatest Sailors & WW1 Hero

By: BOND , GEOFFREY

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, ARCO Publications: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 5786


Small H/b Dust Jacket VG/VG.1st ed.174pp. "Teddy" Evans was One Britains'Greatest Sailors & WW1 Hero ; - of mixed Irish & Welsh blood - rebellious nature -expelled from school, he Excelled in the Navy which he loved.[ He accompanied Captain Scott on his fatal polar expedition] inl WW 1 , his ship rammed the German G . 42 & he earned the nickname Evans of the Broke.[ Maritime History ]- . the main area of the book his polar expeditions . VG/VG (Book - No notabl... View more info

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SOUTH EASTERN SAIL from the MEDWAY to the THE SOLENT 1840-1940

By: BOUQUET, Michael ,

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles [Publishers] Ltd: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119966


Laminated P/b.112pp."A Scholary collection of illustrations & commentary is a little treasure"./ "Interesting & thorough - first rate"Nautical Magazine. Illustrated with over 100 pictures being b/w photos, reproductions of paintings and documents. Includes the Kentish Ports, Hastings Traders, Newhaven and Lewes Sailing ships including the Bull Line, Shoreham Deepwater traders and a short biography of John Michell, Master of the schooner Bertha of Arundel ... View more info

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A CENTURY OF ATLANTIC TRAVEL 1830 - 1930

By: BOWEN , FRANK C

Price: £18.50

Publisher: SAMPSON LOW, MARSTON & CO LTD: 1935

Seller ID: 11472


Undated c.1930's Maritime History, Atlantic Travel 1830 - 1930 by an Authority Frank C Bowen. Diamond Line, Guion Liners, the Wrecked Dakota, Great Eastern, Vanderbilt Line, etc. Includes laterly Post-war & war time[Ships, Company History , Sea Travel Companies , Liners] light blue cloth, thick format book 374pp. edgewaer & spotting colour fade to white, med sunned spine not effecting titles.Good sound copy, no inscsp.well illustrated -Two full pages Listing b/w pho... View more info

Image for MODEL SHIPWRIGHT , Number 105 September 1988

MODEL SHIPWRIGHT , Number 105 September 1988

By: BOWEN , John , C Eng MRINA , Editor

Price: £3.00

Publisher: London, CONWAY MARITIME Press [ QUARTERLY ]: 1988

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 120376


Laminated P/b.72pp. For the model maker that is seeking the highest level of perfection , fine workmanship , exactness and wealth of detail [ ] b/w illustrated all pages with text.[ old wooden ship the Flint/ Bouvet French battleship/Pilot cutters/ miniature merchantmen Stavangerford/ Etching notes / Steam Yacht etc, pls ask for others listed if req. ] A Laid-in large, Fold-out Modeler's Draught of the SS Kakariki in Fine condition. book fine throughout, No inscsp. no an... View more info

Image for CHURCHILL'S NAVY THE SHIPS, MEN AND ORGANISATION 1939-1945

CHURCHILL'S NAVY THE SHIPS, MEN AND ORGANISATION 1939-1945

By: BRIAN LAVERY a World Leading Authority

Price: £29.95

Publisher: London, CONWAY: 2006

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 121424


Black Boards with copper titles to spine. 300 x 255 mm approx. 288 pp. First Edition - 1st printing.Written by then Curator Emeritus at the National Maritime Museum Greenwich the book examines every aspect of the Royal Navy, both ashore and at sea, during WWII. Illustrated with over 300 colour and b/w images and enhanced by personal accounts the book offers any who want to understand the reality of life during those crucial years in a highly readable and accessible form.... View more info

Image for SMOKE ON THE HORIZON Mediterranean Fighting 1914-1918

SMOKE ON THE HORIZON Mediterranean Fighting 1914-1918

By: C.V.USBORNE , VICE-ADMIRAL CB CMG ,

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, HODDER & STOUGHTON: 1933

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 119804


Navy Blue cloth boards with White titles to spine in white/gilt line blocked title frame. 230x155mm approx. xii + 327 nos pp. Portrait frontis of author with tissue guard + 13 other b/w photo. illustrations and Ten fold out Maps as called for. Contains much on the struggle for control of the Dardanelles Straits and Narrows and the Gallipoli Campaign as well as the blocking of Smyrna and the anti-submarine war. Good (Book- rubbing / shelf wear to cloth including some frey... View more info

Image for THE GERMAN SAILOR IN WORLD WAR TWO , Fotofax Series Warships

THE GERMAN SAILOR IN WORLD WAR TWO , Fotofax Series Warships

By: CHANTRAIN, J P , PIED, R , SMEETS, R

Price: £4.00

Publisher: LONDON, Arms & Armour: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition Thus

Seller ID: 11782


The Fotofax Series Soldiers, The German Sailor in WW2.Laminated P/b unpaginated 84 x b/w plates. Photographic History with text by JP Chantrain & others.[Maritime history- Sea Battles] other series titles to rear. No notable defects- , no inscsp. tight binding. PLS See our image View more info