18321
ABRANSON, Erik
SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS

New York. 1976. Crescent Books. 1st U.S. edition. 124 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 20 paintings by Ed. Mortelmans. Fp: Steamship Ruatehu & sailing ship Turakina. Eps: Plans of a ship of 74 guns. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0517215497
The gradual evolution of vessels dependent upon manpower, wind & weather, to the modern vessels using computer technology & nuclear power.
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$10

38737
ABRANSON, Erik
SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS

London. 1977. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1976 original. 124 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, icluding 20 paintings by Edward Mortelmans. Fp: Steamship Ruatehu & sailing ship Turakina. Eps: Plans of a ship of 74 guns. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 21.5.
The gradual evolution of vessels dependent upon manpower, wind & weather, to the modern vessels using computer technology & nuclear power.
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$5

18430
ABRANSON, Erik
SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS

Melbourne. 1977. Cassell. 1st Australian edition. 124 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 20 paintings by Ed. Mortelmans. Fp: Steamship Ruatehu & sailing ship Turakina. Eps: Plans of a ship of 74 guns. Pictorial laminated boards. Very good. 28 x 21.5. 0726900060
The gradual evolution of vessels dependent upon manpower, wind & weather, to the modern vessels using computer technology & nuclear power.
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$5

50976
ACERRA, Martine & MARTINIERE, Guy (editors)
COLIGNY, LES PROTESTANTS ET LA MER

Paris. 1997. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st edition, in Collection Histoire Maritime. 278 PP with tables and 23 b/w illustrations (engravings, graphs, paintings, plans), plus 1 colour plate (Terra Australis according to the atlas by Abraham Ortelius). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 2840500914
21 papers of a seminar organised in 1996 at Rochefort and La Rochelle.
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$30

55993
ADLARD, Mark
THE GREENLANDER

New York. 1978. Summit Books. Book Club edition. 319 PP with 17 b/w illustrations (14 headpieces) by Wendell Minor. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
Novel. Whaling off the coasts of Greenland , on board the William Scoresby Senior.
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$5

67884
ALLART DE MERITENS, Hortense
LETTRES INEDITES A SAINT-BEUVE (1841-1848)

Paris. 1908. Société du Mercure de France. 2nd edition (issue No. 1421), introduced and annotated by Léon, Séché. 340, (2) PP. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound copy retaining original covers, marbled boards, gilt title on leather spine. Slight ageing of paper. French text. Fine. 18.5 x 12.
163 of these letters.
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$45

52015
ALLEN, Kenneth
FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1971. Purnell. 1st Ed., in the Purnell Library of Knowledge series. Foreword by Vice-Admiral T. T. Lewin. 93 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by George Tuckwell. Pictorial boards. Boards slightly rubbed. Very good. 31 x 22. 036101757X
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$5

52013
ALLEN, Kenneth
SHIPS AND BOATS

Glasgow. 1975. Collins. 1st Ed., in the Collins Prospect Books series. 60 PP with 3 b/w photos and colour illustrations by Jack Pelling. Laminated pictorial boards. Very good. 21 x 19.8. 01061372
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$10

69684
AMBROSE, Stephen E.
D-DAY: June 6, 1944 - The Climatic Battle of World War II

London. 2016. Simon & Schuster UK Ltd. 1st UK paperback edition. 655, (3) PP with 9 maps, plus 32 pages with 64 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with faint creases. Very good. 19.8 x 13. 9781471158261
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$10

48022
ANDERSON, Duncan
THE WORLD AT WAR - 1939-45

Sydney. 1999. Reader's Digest. 1st Australian edition, in The 20th Eventful Century series. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.3 x 22. 0864493908
A pictorial history of WWII.
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$5

17890
ANDERSON, Eben M.
THERE'S THE SEA

New York. 1985. Vantage Press. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 61 PP with 30 b/w illustrations by Robert and Noni Carter, & 2 pages of glossary terms. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14. 553062659
29 poems on the sea, the ships (like the Hougomont) and their crew. The author dedicated his poems to Captain James Gaby, author of Mate in Sail and The Restless Waterfront.
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$10

35590
ANDERSON, Romola & R.C.
THE SAILING-SHIP, Six Thousand Years of History

New York. c. 1965. Bonanza. Reprint (B) of the 1963 US edition. 212 PP with 134 fig. in text plus 16 pages with 20 half-tone plates. Cloth cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
History of the sailing ship: Egypt & Greece, Phoenicia & Rome, Northern & Southern ships, the ship of the line, the last days of the sailing ship.
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$20

18202
ANDERSON, Virginia B.
MARITIME MYSTIC

Mystic, Conn. 1962. Marine Historical Association. 1st Ed. Publication No.39. VIII, 88 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Card cover, faded around edges and spine, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 18.
Story of a New England community, its seaport life of the past and its rebirth following restoration. Now known as Mystic Seaport.
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$10

15999
ANGELUCCI, ENZO & CUCARI ATTILIO
ENCYCLOPEDIE VISUELLE DES NAVIRES

Bruxelles. 1979. Elsevier Sequoia. 1st French edition of the 1975 Italian original. 256 PP with over 1000 b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (small creases). Very light foxing. Name of previous owner (discreet) on title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 29.1 x 21. 2800303573
Encyclopedia showing 1000 craft of the world: from the trunk of a tree to the nuclear aircraft carrier.
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$10

18060
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & CUCARI, Attilio
SHIPS

London. 1977. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st UK edition, translated from the 1975 Italian original Le Navi. 336 PP with over 1000 b/w & colour drawings. Glossary P. 256 to 271. Technical data P. 272 to 331. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Front endpaper repaired at fold. Faint foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.5. 354011480
From tree trunk to nuclear-propelled ships. The great navigators and captains, and their vessels...
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$10

18440
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & CUCARI, Attilio
SHIPS

New York. 1983. Greenwich House. Reprint of the 1977 US edition. 336 PP with over 1000 b/w & colour drawings. Glossary P. 256 to 271. Technical data P. 272 to 331. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped) Faint foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.5. 0517407337
From tree trunk to nuclear-propelled ships. The great navigators and captains, their vessels...
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$10

31805
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & CUCARI, Attilio
SHIPS

New York. 1977. McGraw-Hill. 1st US edition, translated from the 1975 Italian original Le Navi. 336 PP with over 1000 b/w & colour drawings. Glossary P. 256 to 271. Technical data P. 272 to 331. Decorated cloth cover, dj. Renewed endpapers. Faint foxing. Very good. 29.8 x 21.5. 007001809X
From tree trunk to nuclear-propelled ships. The great navigators and captains, and their vessels...
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$10

67199
ANNIS, P. G. W.
NAVAL SWORDS, British and American Naval Edged Weapons 1660-1815

London . 1970. Arms and Armour Press. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: Late 17th-century Scallop Shell Hilted Hanger. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired chips. Fine. 22 x 14.
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$35

69061
ARASARATNAM, Pr. S., ARMSTRONG, Pr. John, BURNINGHAM, Nick, ... STANIFORTH, Mark
AAMH / ICMH - NEW DIRECTIONS IN MARITIME HISTORY CONFERENCE- Fremantle December 1993

Fremantle. 1994. Australian Association for Maritime History / International Commission of Maritime History. 1st Ed. 24 papers with a total of 565 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Each paper with its proper soft cover, staples. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.
Conference held at Fremantle 6-10 December 1993. 24 papers. Diet, Disease and Death at Sea 1837-1839, by Mark Staniforth. ... Aboriginal Maritime Art, by Nick Burningham... Stevedoring efficiency at Fremantle. P&O and the Australian Trades 1870-1914, by Dr. Freda Harcourt. Danish Maritime Historical Research 1976-1992, by Dr. Poul Holm... The Port of Liverpool, by Dr. Adrian Jarvis. The Admiralty Charts of John Septimus Roe, by William H. Lamble... Before Broome, by Mike McCarthy... Anglo-Portuguese Mercantile Co-operation in the Bay of Bengal, by Professor K. McPherson... India and the Indian Ocean Maritime Trading Network, by Pr. Om Prakash... Newfoundland Sealing Strikes: 1830-1914, by Pr. Shannon Ryan... Traditional Arab Shipping and Seafaring in the Indian Ocean, by Hassan Saleh Shihab..
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$150

14889
ARENSON, Sarah
THE ENCIRCLED SEA - The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization

London. 1990. Constable. 1st Ed. XII, 205 PP with 9 maps & 49 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17. 009469480X
The contribution of the Mediterranean civilisations to our modern world. The people living on its edges, ship construction, port engineering, naval warfare...
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$10

40518
ARMSTRONG, Thomas
DOVER HARBOUR

London. 1949. Collins. 5th impression of the 1942 original. 576 PP. Eps: Maps of Straits of Dover, the Downs and town and fortifications of Dover. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on title page, and his signature on half title page. Good. 20.4 x 13.5.
Historical novel, set at the time of the French revolution and Napoleon Empire.
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$10

69688
ARNOLD-FORSTER, Mark & ThamesTelevision
THE WORLD AT WAR

London. 1974. Book Club Associates. 1st Book Club edition of the 1973 original. X, 340 PP with 26 maps, plus 32 pages with 66 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Very good. 23.5 x 15.5.
World WAR II, with its Chronology between pages 294 and 315.
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$10

18201
ASAERT, Dr. G., BOSSCHER, Drs. Ph., BRUIJN, Dr. J.R. & van HOBOKEN, Dr. W.J. (editors)
MARITIEME GESCHIEDENIS DER NEDERLANDEN, DEEL 2, Zeventiende Eeuw, van 1585 tot ca 1680

Bussum. 1977. De Boer Maritiem. 1st Ed. Volume 2: 389 PP with 304 b/w and 41 colour illustrations. Hard cover in simile leather, gilt-engraved spine, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. Dutch text. 30.2 x 21. 9022819477
The maritime history of the Netherlands. Volume 2: The 17th Century, from 1585 to 1680. A massive work.
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$30

71421
ASHLEY, Mike (editor)
THE WORLD GREATEST MASTER AND COMMANDER STORIES

London. 2005. Magpie Books. 1st soft cover edition of the 2001 original. Preface by Mike Ashley, editor. Introduction by David Donachie. XX, 492 PP. Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Spine with a crease. Very good. 23.4 x 15.3. 9781845191778
An Anthology. 22 tales from the Glory days of Sail, during the Napoleonic wars.
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$20

69905
ATTAR, Rob (editor)
THE STORY OF VIKINGS AND ANGLO-SAXONS (in BBC History Magazine)

Bristol. 2016. BBC History Magazine / Immediate Media Company Bristol. Collector' Edition. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5.
Migrations, Invasions and the Battle for Britain.
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$15

45307
ATTENBOROUGH, David
THE FIRST EDEN - The Mediterranean World and Man

Boston. 1978. Little, Brown and Company. 1st US edition. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Barbary Macaques in the cedar forest of Morocco. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean World. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Near fine. 25.6 x 20.5. 0316057509
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$10

67741
AUSTIN, L.- J.
PAUL BOURGET, sa Vie et son Oeuvre jusqu'en 1889

Paris. 1940. Librairie E. Droz. 1st Ed. (8), 260, (2) PP. Soft cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers a little worn and a few dog-ears and ageing of paper. Spine lightly sunned. Stamp " M.N. Austin, Universiy of W.A." at top of half title page. Very good. French text. 25.4 x 16.6.
L.-J. Austin obtained his B.A. at the University of Melbourne.
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$100

66495
AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
11th Biennal National Conference : CROSSING BOUNDARIES

Brisbane. 2002. Australian Historical Association. June 2002 edition. 28 PP (recto only) and 76 PP (recto and verso). Soft cover, illustrated front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Conference held at Brisbane: 3-7 July 2002. Program: 14 pages. Who's Where at the Conference: 9 pages . Abstracts of 190 papers presented: 76 pages.
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$30

38098
BAKKER, Drs. Boudewijn
AMSTERDAM IN DE ACHTTIENDE EEUW

Delft. c. 1970. Uitgeverij Elmar B.V. 1st Ed. No pagination, 126 PP with 59 plates (16 colour and 43 b/w). Eps: Sketches. Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Near fine. Dutch text. Oblong: 30.5 x 35.5.
Amsterdam in the 18th century, through engravings of the City Archives.
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$30

45299
BANBURY, Philip
MAN AND THE SEA - From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest

London. 1975. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 7 maps, 14 drawings and 29 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0229115063
As the earth warmed, Man migrated North and became seaborne giving us the Venetis (Celtic in French Brittany), the Vikings, the Normans ...
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$15

67935
BARBEY D'AUREVILLY, Jules
LE CHEVALIER DES TOUCHES

Paris. 1893. Alphonse Lemerre, Editeur. 1st edition in Collection Guillaume et Lemerre. (10), IV, 284, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (vignette, headpieces, tailpieces and full page) by Marold and Mittis. Marbled endpapers. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title and raised bands on leather spine, top edge gilt. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 20 x 13.
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$50

43120
BARJOT, Admiral Pierre & SAVANT, Jean
HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S SHIPPING

London. 1965. Ian Allan. 1st English edition of the 1961 French original, translated by Carol Tomkins. 430 PP printed on quality glossy paper, with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings & photos), plus 16 colour plates & 2 plates with 8 colour photos. Title spread: Anchor. Eps: The Despatch-boat Acheron of the French Navy (watercolour by F. Roux). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and last pages and on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 21.5.
Most comprehensive.
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$20

18243
BARRAULT, Jean-Michel
MER MISERE

Paris. 1991. Seghers. 1st Ed. 248 PP. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 19.5 x 14.2. 223210219X
Novel: From youth to adulthood for a deck-boy serving six months on a cod-fishing vessel on the Newfoundland Banks.
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$10

48133
BARTIMEUS
UNDER SEALED ORDERS. A Naval Adventure

London. 1958. The Children's Press. Reprint. 256 PP, with 4 illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with pieces missing. Foxing throughout, o/wise good. 20 x 14.
HMS Vengeance, Royal Navy and African jungle in the late 19th century
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$10

69748
BARTLETT, C. J.
GREAT BRITAIN AND SEA POWER, 1815-1853

Oxford. 1963. Clarendon Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 364 PP with 1 map and 5 tables, plus 2 folded plates with 3 maps. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips or rubbed parts. Ex library copy with stamps on front cover of dust jacket, endpapers and title page, and shelf number at foot of spine of cover and dust jacket. Very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$30

21938
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology

London. 1972. Thames & Hudson. 1st UK edition. 320 PP with 137 drawings, 150 colour and 219 b/w photographs. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 27.7 x 22.2 0500010773
The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.
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$10

48672
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology

New York. 1972. Walker & Co. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 506 illustrations (150 in colour). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.7 x 22.2 0802703909
The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.
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$10

21913
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology

New York. 1972. Walker & Co. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 506 illust. (150 in colour). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.7 x 22.2 0802703909
The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.
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$15

15031
BASSETT, Jan (editor)
GREAT SOUTHERN LANDINGS, An Anthology of Antipodean Travel

Melbourne. 1995. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XVI, 328 PP. hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0195535820
Writings on Australia by dreamers such as Jonathan Swift and his Gulliver's Travels, sailors and explorers, artists, scientists, missionaries... and sightseers.
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$10

40556
BASSETT-LOWKE, W. J. & HOLLAND, George
SHIPS AND MEN - An account of the development of ships from their prehistoric origin to the present time and to the achievements and conditions of the men who have built and worked upon them

London. 1949. George Harrap. Reprint of the 1946 original. 316 PP with 160 b/w illust. (photos, profiles, drawings). Fp: Shipping in London River. FEP: Map, The World at the time of the Great Explorers, A.D. 1450-1550. REP: Main steamship route in 1939. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (top of spine chipped). Signature and stamp of previous owners on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.5.
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$15

18549
BASSETT-LOWKE, W.J. & HOLLAND, George
SHIPS AND MEN

London. 1949. George Harrap. Reprint. 316 PP with 160 b/w illust. (photos, profiles, drawings). Fp: Shipping on London River. FEP: Mappemonde - The World at the time of Exploration. REP: Main steamship route in 1939. Cloth cover (lightly soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.5 x 19.5.
Sub-title: An account of the development of ships from their prehistoric origin to the present time and of the achievements and conditions of the men who have built and worked upon them.
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$10

70215
BATCHELOR, John
LADY TREVELYAN and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood

London. 2006. Chatto & Windus. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP with facsimile of 2 pages of the handwritten manuscript from Pauline Trevelyan's diaries, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 16. 978070113043
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$25

46603
BATHE. E. W., RUBIN DE CERVIN, G. B. & TAILLEMITE, E.
LES GRANDS VOILIERS du XVe au XXe Siècle

Lausanne. c. 1971. Edita Lausanne. Unabridged version, in a reduced format of the 1967 original Grands Voiliers. Edited by Joseph Jobé and Jean Merrien. 252, (24) PP with 268 b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 28.7 x 24.5.
History of the great sailing ships over four centuries. The great maritime powers & their commercial interests.
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$25

51445
BAYLE, Luc-Marie & MORDAL, Jacques
LA MARINE EN BOIS

Paris. 1978. Librairie Arthème Fayard. 1st Ed. 209, (7) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, paintings & photos). Eps: 10 figureheads. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a short closed tear. French text. Near fine. 28.3 x 24.8. 2213005249
Le Soleil Royal... La Flore... L' Astrolabe...
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$30

34755
BECK, Horace
FOLKLORE AND THE SEA

Mystic Seaport. 1973. Marine Historical Association. 1st Ed., Volume VI in the American Maritime Library series. XVII, 463, (3) PP with musical scores and 21 b/w photos by Jane Beck. Fp: Portrait of the Author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 819540625
Various aspects of maritime folklore on shipbuilding, language, weather lore, song... Mermaids, monsters, sea serpents and enchanted islands... Spectre ships.
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$35

44367
BEHRMANN, Max Th.
HINTER DEN KULISSEN DES MANDSCHURISCHEN KRIEGSTHEATERS - Lose Blatter aus dem Tagebuche eines Kriegskorrespondenten

Berlin. 1905. Schwetschte und Sohn. 1st Ed. 368 P, plus 1 map (South West Mandchuria) on double page. Cloth cover, decorated front cover (flags of Russia and Japan in colour). Lower corner of both covers faded. Slight ageing of paper. Internally very clean. Scarce. German text in Gothic script. 19 x 13.
Behind the scenes of the Russo Japanese war of 1905, in Manchuria.
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$20

46789
BELLEC, François
LE LIVRE DE L'AVENTURE MARITIME

Paris. 1995. Philippe Lebaud / Editions du Félin. 1st Ed., in collection Les Temps du Monde. 315 PP, (2 colophon) with 34 b/w illustrations, plus 30 pages with 46 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 27.5 x 19. 2866452054
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$50

31872
BELLEC, François
OCEANS DES HOMMES

Rennes. 1987. Ouest-France. 1st Ed. 236 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Hekatottore, Greek war galley with 100 oars. REP: View of Venice, 1500. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 17. 2737300401
Mankind and the oceans.
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$20

10797
BENNETT, Geoffrey
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR

Annapolis. 1978. Naval Institute Press. Reprint of the 1977 original. 256 PP with 23 maps, diagrams & illustrations, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 0870219146
21st October, 1805.
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$10

47541
BENNETT, Jack
THE LIEUTENANT. An Epic Tale of Courage and Endurance on the High Seas

Sydney. 1977. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. (4), 130 PP . Hard cover, dj. Note on the free fly of the front endpaper. Fine. 22.4 x 13.5. 207133956
Novel based on the voyage of Captain Bligh from Tonga to Timor.
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$20

35675
BENSON, Brian
SHIPS

London. 1971. Macdonald. 1st Ed., in the Visual Library. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (detailed drawings, cutaways, cross-sections and labelled diagrams). Pictorial laminated boards, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Light foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 035603691X
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$5

19564
BENSTEAD, C.R.
SHALLOW WATERS

London. 1958. Robert Hale. 1st Ed. 304 PP, plus 18 pages with 28 b/w illust. Fp: The "Royal Sovereign". FEP: Map of the "Shallow Waters", British Isles. REP: Maps of the East Coast of England and of the Orkneys Islands. Hard cover. Ex-library copy with label at foot of spine, and stamp on title-page and its verso. Flap of dust jacket pasted down on half-title page. Three other stamps in the margins, not affecting text. A very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
A maritime history of the British Isles: fishermen, life-boatmen, smugglers, pilots of Trinity House, men of the Royal Navy and the Merchant service...
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$10

38702
BERG, Jonas & OHRELIUS, Bengt
SJÖHISTORISK - Arsbok 1969-1970

Stockholm. 1970. Foreningen Sveriges Sjofarts-Museum. 1st Ed. 188, (4 adv.) PP with 140 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Swedish text. 24 x 16.
Maritime history - Year book 1969-1970.
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$15

53434
BETHERS, Ray
SHIPS OF ADVENTURE

London. 1961. Constable and Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 48 PP with illustrations by the author. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Ex library copy with 4 library stamps. Renewed endpapers. Good. 25 x 17.
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$10

65047
BJÖRKLUND, Anders (editor)
PROCEEDINGS 1990, VIIth Internaitonal Congress of Maritime Museums

Stockholm. 1991. National Maritime Museums. 1st Ed. Preface by Lars-Ake Kvarning. 283 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers lightly soiled, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.5. 9185268488
31 papers presented during the 7th Congress held 24 August/2 September,1990, on board M/S Kristina Regina.
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$30

64561
BLACKBURN, Graham
AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS, BOATS, VESSELS & OTHER WATER-BORNE CRAFT

London. 1978. John Murray. 1st. Ed. 448 PP with over 600 very attractive line-drawings. Eps: Noah's Ark. Navy cloth cover a little sunned at top left edge, dust jacket is chipped, mostly on the top edge, now in a protective plastic cover. Contents are fine. 28.2 x 22. 0719536154
750 entries arranged alphabetically describing every kind of vessel known to Man. An excellent encyclopedia.
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$20

40438
BLACKMORE, Howard L.
HUNTING WEAPONS

London. 1971. Barrie & Jenkins. 1st Ed., in Arms and Armour series. XXX, 401 PP with 137 b/w illustrations, plus 40 pages with 151 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges and the first and last leaves. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0257656405
Swords, Knives and Bayonets, Staff Weapons...
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$20

70134
BLACKWOOD'S Magazine
SEA TALES FROM 'BLACKWOOD'

Edinburgh. 1960. William Blackwood and Sons Ltd. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir William M. James. VIII, 294 PP. Cloth cover faded/browned around edges, faded gilt title on spine.. Prize Plate on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
18 tales published in the 'Blackwood' Magazine between 1942 and 1959. The Old Nag, by Shalimar, Sinking the Scharnhorst by Lieut. Ramsden ..
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$15

70762
BLAINEY, Geoffrey
THE TYRANNY OF DISTANCE, How Distance Shaped Australia's History

Melbourne. 1975. Macmillan. Deluxe illustrated edition of the 1966 original. VII, (3), 222 PP with 155 b/w period illustrations & photos, plus 16 pages with 18 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Name of previous owned printed at top of half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy of this illustrated edition. 27.2 x 22.4. 0333139992
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$35

18451
BLOOMSTER, Edgar L.
SAILING AND SMALL CRAFT DOWN THE AGES

Annapolis, Maryland. 1940. United States Naval Institute. 1st Ed. XII, 280 PP with 65 full pages of b/w illust. by the author. Fp & Eps. Cloth cover, gilt devices on front cover and spine. Ex library copy with 5 stamps on endpapers, half-title and title page. Covers bumped at lower front corner, o/wise good. 30.5 x 23.
Accurate drawings of the ships which sailed the seas since the time of ancient Greece. Sail & oars, pleasure craft, America's Cup defenders, sails & rigging.
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$20

51982
BLOW, Michael
SHIPS

Garden City. 1966. Nelson Doubleday. 1st Ed. prepared for the Science Program series with the Science Service. 64 PP with 17 drawings and 27 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with Science Bulletin and the 12 vignettes (colour photos) to be pasted down. Pictorial soft cover (Liners alongside piers, with New York City in background). Cover slightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.
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$5

58954
BOELL, Denis-Michel, ALLIOT-DUCHENE, Virginie (editors)
TOUS LES BATEAUX DU MONDE

Paris. 2010. Editions Musée National de la Marine. 1st Ed. 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 28.5 x 21.8. 9782901421412
Nautical Ethnography studies, based on the 3 voyages around the world of Francois-Edmond Pâris on board: l' Astrolabe 1826-1829 - la Favorite 1830-1832 and l' Artémise 1837-1840.
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$15

18241
BOMBARD, Alain
LA MER ET L'HOMME

Paris. 1980. Fayard. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 1 table and 9 figures. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, top corner of front cover with a crease. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 13.2. 2213007772
The point of view of a medical doctor, a biologist and an ecologist on the dangers threatening the oceans.
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$20

68922
BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors)
PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome II

Paris. 2012. Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala.. 1st edition. Vol. II: 618, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 1 graph, 4 photos, 6 maps), plus XVI plates with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107383
Tome / Volume II: Science, religion et culture.
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$85

68921
BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors)
PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome I

Paris. 2012. Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala. 1st edition. Foreword by Abou Diouf and Preface by Xavier Darcos. Vol. I: 1190 PP, plus XII plates with b/w or colour illustrations.. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107376
Tome / Volume I - Histoire: Périodes et Continents / History: Chronology , Continents.
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$110

44112
BOOTH, Ken
LAW, FORCE AND DIPLOMACY AT SEA

London. 1985. George Allen & Unwin. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 231 PP with 4 maps and 7 tables, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page, small chip on lower front cover, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.4. 0043410286
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$10

67700
BOSQUET, Emile
LA RELIURE - Etudes d'un Practicien sur l'Histoire et la Technologie de l'Art du Relieur-Doreur

Paris. 1894. Imprimerie Générale Lahure. 1st edition with a letter/preface by Léon Gruel. (4), II, 188, (4) PP, plus 1 page with a photo plate with tissue paper guard and 20 pages with 24 b/w plates. Marbled endpapers. Hard cover, half bound with marbled boards, top edge gilt, spine with raised bands and gilt decoration and title, ribbon page marker. Light wear around corners, gutter near spine of title page a little damaged, o/wise a fine unmarked copy. French text. 28.4 x 19..
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$200

52437
BOUCHER, Alan
A VIKING RAIDER

Oxford. 1962. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed., in the People of the Past series. 32 PP with 1 map and 15 drawings by G. W. Lennox Paterson. Pictorial soft cover. Bookshop stamp on title page. Very good. 19.7 x 15.5.
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$5

65495
BOULAIRE, Alain
BREST AU TEMPS DE LA ROYALE

Brest. 1989. Editions de la Cité. 1st Ed. Preface by Yves La Prairie. 332, (4) PP with 24 b/w illustrations by Bruno Pondaven. Laminated boards, pictorial front. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. French text. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.5. 2851860488
Brest: City and Naval Base between Richelieu and Napoleon.
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$30

52325
BOUMPHREY, G. M.
THE STORY OF THE SHIP

London. 1933. A & C Black. 1st Ed. No. 14 in the How & Why series. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (8 type of ships and 11 drawings) by T. L. Poulton. Fp: Clipper barque Quathlamba. Cloth cover. Clear plastic film laminated on covers. Light foxing. Very good. 19 x 13.
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$5

68790
BOWEN, Daniel (editor)
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WAR MACHINES: an historical survey of the world's great weapons

Sydney. 1977. J.W. Books / Octopus Books. 1st Australian edition. 368 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated boards, dj . Very good. 28.5 x 21. 0907408400
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$10

53973
BOWEN, Frank
FAMOUS SHIPS

London. c. 1946. Puffin / Penguin Books. 1st Ed. No. 39 in the Puffin Picture Book series. No pagination, 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Frank Mason. Centrefold: The Victory at Trafalgar and the Victory today. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed and worn at corner. Top corner of front cover missing. Occasional foxing, o/wise good. Oblong: 18.7 x 22.5.
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$10

18461
BOWEN, Frank C.
MEN OF THE WOODEN WALLS

London. 1952. Staples Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 152 PP with 67 b/w portraits plus 2 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Nelson wounded at Trafalgar. Cloth cover with engraved vignette, dj tipped in on front endpaper. Ingleton bookplate. Few pages with light foxing, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 18.5.
Concise studies of 70 men (sailors, builders) who left their mark on the history of wooden-walled ships. Christopher Columbus to Samuel Cunard.
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$15

62648
BOWEN, Frank C.
MEN OF THE WOODEN WALLS

London. 1952. Staples Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 152 PP with 67 b/w portraits, plus 2 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Nelson wounded at Trafalgar. Cloth cover with engraved vignette, dj. Few pages with light foxing, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 18.5.
Concise studies of 70 men (sailors, builders) who left their mark on the history of wooden-walled ships. Christopher Columbus to Samuel Cunard.
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$20

65110
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE SEA, Its History and Romance - Volume I

London. c.1926. Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd. 1st Ed. Volume I: (VIII), 308 PP with 15 colour plates (1 folded one), and 143 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Great Harry, 1520. Cloth cover, blue buckram, gilt device and title on front board and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Offsetting of the endpapers and foxing, o/wise a nice copy. 29 x 23.
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$50

70523
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE SEA, Its History and Romance (in Four Volumes)

London. c.1926. Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd. 1st Ed. Volume I: (VIII), 308 PP with 14 colour plates, and 143 b/w illust. (1 on double page), plus frontispiece. Fp (in colour): The Great Harry, 1520. Volume II: (VIII), 284 PP with 14 colour plates (1 folded one) and 138 b/w illust., plus frontispiece. Fp (in colour): The landing of New England forces in the expedition against Cape Breton. Volume III: (VIII), 289 PP with 16 colour plates and 139 b/w illust., plus frontispiece. Fp (in colour): Nelson boarding the San Josef at the Battle of St. Vincent, February, 1797. Volume IV: (XII), 290 PP with 14 colour plates, and 140 b/w illust., plus frontispiece. Fp (in colour): The Duncan Dunbar Blackwall frigate, built 1857. Cloth covers, gilt decorated front board, gilt title on front board and spine. Offsetting of endpapers of volume I (only). For the 4 volumes: occasional foxing not affecting the illustrations, and foxing spots on outside edges. A very nice set. 29 x 23.
Retracing the history of the Sea and Ships through the ages, particularly by the Anglo-Saxon, and rendered possible through the kindness and enthusiasm of Mr. A. G. H. Macpherson. Ingleton catalogue: No. 10949.
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$350

62647
BOWEN, Frank C.
WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION

London. 1951. Halton & Co. 1st Ed. VIII, 144 PP with 64 full-page b/w paintings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp (in colour): The last fight of the Revenge, 1591. Cloth cover, engraved vignette on front board, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and 2 small pieces missing. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 18.5.
Brief account of many naval engagements in the days of wooden hulls and iron men.
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$20

45649
BOWN, Stephen R.
SCURVY - How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail

London. 2003. Viking. 1st Ed. 284 PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 18.8 x 13.7. 0670041203
The Mariner: Captain James Cook.
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$15

57936
BOWN, Stephen R.
SCURVY - How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail

Melbourne. 2004. Penguin. 1st paperback edition of the 2003 original. 284, (2) PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good reading copy. 19.8 x 13. 0143002643
The Mariner: Captain James Cook.
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$5

52898
BOWOOD, Richard
THE STORY OF SHIPS

London. 1961. Wills & Hepworth Ltd. 1st Ed. No. 601 in Ladybird 'Achievements' Book series. 50 PP with 24 colour illustrations by Robert Ayton. Eps: Sail plan of four-masted barque. Ex library copy. Both endpapers with library stamp, sellotape marks and reinforced fold, otherwise very good. 17.7 x 11.7.
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$5

48923
BRADFORD, Ernle
HANNIBAL

London. 1998. The Folio Society. Reprint of the 1981 original, with an introduction by Kenneth Mcleish. XXV, (3), 254 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 pages with 22 colour photos. Eps: Map of the Western Mediterranean, 218 BC. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front board, gilt title on spine, slipcase. Fine. 25.2 x 16.
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$15

71424
BRADFORD, Ernle
MEDITERRANEAN, Portrait of a Sea

London. 1971. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st printing of the original edition. 574 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 plates with 12 colour photos and 24 pages with 45 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Hand written (calligraphy) note in latin, at top of half title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0340128682
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$30

70418
BRAHMS, Caryl & SHERRIN, Ned
BENBOW WAS HIS NAME

London. 1967. Hutchinson of London. 1st Ed. (10), 209 PP with 9 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 colour and 6 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Admiral Benbow, by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamp on half title page and last page. Slight ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.( x 14.
A story of tall ships in battle compiled from literature of the sea and fashioned in a novel.
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$25

18180
BRAYNARD, Frank O.
FAMOUS AMERICAN SHIPS - Being an Historical Sketch of the United States as told through its maritime life

New York. 1956. Hastings House. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 207 PP with 61 pen and ink sketches by the author. Hard cover. Small piece missing at top of spine, covers lightly soiled. Internally very good. 25.3 x 19.
A maritime history of the United States.
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$15

46497
BRENET, Albert
LE NAVIRE A TRAVERS LES TEMPS

Paris. 1951. Editions de Varenne. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 57 b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards. Covers rubbed at hinges. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Very good. French text. 20.4 x 14.
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$10

68793
BRETT, Bernard
THE FIGHTING SHIP

Oxford. 1985. Oxford University Press. 1st edition in "Rebuilding the Past" series. 96 PP with colour illustrations by John Batchelor and Ivan Lapper. Laminated hard cover, illustrated front and back boards. Covers rubbed/worn around edges and spine. Library marking on front endpaper and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise very good. 28.2 x 22.5. 0192731556
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$10

46530
BRETT, Bernard
HISTORY OF WORLD SEAPOWER

London. 1985. Deans International Publishing. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Titlespread: The Pursuit of the Graf Spee by Norman Wilkinson. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 32.5 x 23.5. 0603036724
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$10

35816
BRIDGES, R. C. & HAIR P. E. H. (editors)
COMPASSING THE VASTE GLOBE OF THE EARTH - Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996

London. 1996. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 183 in the Second Series. XI, 336, (1 erratum) PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Captain James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0904180441
William Desborough Cooley and the foundation of the Hakluyt Society, by R. C. Bridges. Henry Yule: India and Cathay by, R. J. Bingle... With a complete list of the Society's Publications.
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$15

47544
BRINKLEY, William
DON'T GO NEAR THE WATER

New York. 1956. Random House. 3rd printing, Book Club edition. (8), 374 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 21 x 14.
Novel. Story of an intrepid Task Force of dedicated Naval Officers who made almost everything but sea duty.
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$15

55930
BRONDSTED, Johannes
THE VIKINGS

London. 1960. Peguin / A Pelican Book. Paperback edition. Translated by Estrid Bannister-Good. 320 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 46 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Good reading copy. 18 x 11.
History of the Vikings: Voyages, Battles, Customs, Decorative Arts.
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$5

51915
BROWNLEE, Walter
THE NAVY THAT BEAT NAPOLEON

Cambridge. 1980. C. U. P. .1st edition in the Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind series. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, photos, sketches & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Covers sunned close to the spine, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 0521221455
Launched 1860 as a reply to the previous building of Gloire designed by Dupuy de Lome as a threat to the Royal Navy. Her brief career (1871-1884), her demise, and her restoration from 1979.
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$5

30061
BRUNO, Leonard C.
ON THE MOVE, A Chronology of Advances in Transportation

Detroit. 1993. Gale Research. 1st Ed. XLIII, (3), 423 PP with bw illust. (photos and line drawings). Pict. laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 21.8. 0810383969
Transportation: Air, Land, Space, and Water.
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$20

70698
BRYANT, Arthur & KENYON, Professor John
FREEDOM'S OWN ISLAND: The British Oceanic Expansion

London. 1986. Collins. 1st edition. Volume 2 in the "A History of Britain and the British People" series. (8), 568 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 7 maps or diagrams, plus 24 pages with 20 b/w plates for 21 illustrations. FEP: Map "Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the world". REP: Map "Iberian Peninsular Wars". Hard cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0002174111
Chapter 13 "The Search for Stability", by Professor J. P. Kenyon.
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$35

48052
BUCHET, Christian, MEYER, Jean & POUSSOU, Jean-Pierre (editors)
LA PUISSANCE MARITIME

Paris. 2004. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st Ed., in Collection Histoire Maritime. 657, (3) PP with 8 b/w plates and 10 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner of front cover slightly bumped. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.8. 2840502887
International seminar held in Paris: 13-15 December 2001. 39 papers by: N.A.M. Rodger, Philippe Masson, Hervé Coutau-Bégarie, Geneviève Bouchon...
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$40

46653
BUDDEE, Paul
THE MYSTERY OF MOMA ISLAND

Leicester, UK. 1969. Brockhampton Press. Juvenile edition. 120 PP with 22 b/w illustrations by Peter Kesteven. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 19 x 14. 340041986
Adventure story for boys.
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$10

17661
BUSH, Captain Eric Wheler (editor)
THE FLOWERS OF THE SEA - An Anthology of Quotations, Poems and Prose

London. 1962. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XXVI, 350 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.
Reference to the sea and life upon it, extracts from all forms of literature including inscriptions, letters, articles and plays.
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$45

60556
BUTLER, David Allen
THE LUSITANIA - The Life, Loss an Legacy of an Ocean Legend

Mechanicsburg, Pa. 2000. Stackpole Books. 1st Ed. XII, 291 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: Notice !, by Imperial German Embassy. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Creases on lower corner of pages XI / XII. Faint ageing of paper, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0811709892
Novel.
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$35

34194
CANBY, Courtlandt
GESCHICHTE DER SCHIFFAHRT

Geneva. 1962. Erik Nitsche International. 1st German language edition. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine reinforced. Internally very good. German text. 26.8 x 17.
An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.
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$10

19278
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING

London. 1965. Leisure Arts. 2nd British edition of the 1962 original published by Erik Nitsche in Switzerland. Volume 1 in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (repaired and protected). Faint foxing. Internally near fine. 26.8 x 17.
An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.
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$10

53433
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING

London. c. 1966. Leisure Arts. 3rd British edition in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention, of the 1962 original published by Editions Rencontre in Switzerland. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Faint foxing. Very good. 26.8 x 17.
An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.
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$10

35625
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING

London. c. 1965. Leisure Arts. 3rd British edition in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention, of the 1962 original published by Editions Rencontre in Switzerland. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover. Small sellotape marks on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 26.8 x 17.
An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.
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$5

67863
CANFIELD, Jack, HANSEN, Mark Victor, WYLAND with CREECH, Steve
CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE OCEAN LOVER'S SOUL - Amazing Sea Stories and Wyland Artwork to Open the Heart and Rekindle the Spirit

Deer Field Beach, Florida. 2003. Health Communications, Inc. 1st Ed. XVII, 294 PP with 24 (b/w illustrations (13 cartoons and 11 artworks by Wyland), plus 8 colour plates by Wyland. Pictorial soft cover, remainder mark on bottom outside edge. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 9780757300592
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$5

65313
CARLES, Rubén D.
VICTORIANO LORENZO, El Guerrillero de la Tierra de Los Cholos

Alcadia de Panama. 2003. Comision del Centenario de la Republica / Biblioteca del Centenario. 3rd edition (April 2003) of the 1950 original. 159 PP with b/w illustrations (head pieces and 8 portraits). Marbled endpapers. Pictorial hard covers (coat of arms of Panama City on back cover). Spanish text. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.3 x 17.
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$20

49757
CARR, Frank G. G.
The Pictorial History of MARITIME GREENWICH

London. 1965. Pitkin. 24 PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Plans of the National Maritime Museum. Pictorial soft cover. Lower edge of pages with damp marks, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 17.8.
The Cutty Sark, The National Maritime Museum, The Royal Observatory.
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$5

42545
CARR, Frank G. G.
The Pictorial History of MARITIME GREENWICH

London. 1966. Pitkin. 24 PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Plans of the National Maritime Museum. Pictorial soft cover. Lower edge of pages with damp marks, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 17.8.
The Cutty Sark, The National Maritime Museum, The Royal Observatory.
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$10

69683
CARRERE D'ENCAUSSE, Helene
LENIN - Revolution and Power

London. 1982. Longman. 1st paperback edition translated from the 1979 French original, by Valence Ionescu . Volume 1 in "A History of the Soviet Union 1917-1953". 279 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Ex library copy with discreet stamps on endpapers, verso of title page, lower outside edge, and shelf number at foot of spine. Excellent reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 0582295599
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$10

18072
CARSE, Robert
THE SEAFARERS, A History of Maritime America 1620-1820

New York. 1964. Harper & Row. 1st Ed. XI, (3), 306 PP with 12 bw illust. by Ray Houlihan. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.
From the Mayflower and its shipload of farmers and tradesmen, how they were forced to turn to the sea for survival, and how they soon discovered there was a fortune to be earned in fishing and in trading.
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$10

55296
CARTIER, Raymond
HISTOIRE MONDIALE DE L' APRES-GUERRE (in 2 volumes)

Paris. c. 1973. Editions Paris-Match / Presses de la Cité. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 456, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Volume 2: 462, (18) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots. French text. Very good. 29.6 x 22.5.
Volume 1: 1945-1953. Vol 2: 1953-1969.
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$40

66076
CARTIER, Raymond
HISTOIRE MONDIALE DE L' APRES-GUERRE (in 2 volumes)

Paris. c. 1973. Editions Paris-Match / Presses de la Cité. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 456, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Volume 2: 462, (18) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Foxing spots. French text. Very good. 29.6 x 22.5.
Volume 1: 1945-1953. Vol 2: 1953-1969.
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$45

69750
CARVER, Michael
WAR SINCE 1945

London. 1980. Weidenfeld and Nicolson. 1st Ed. XIV, 322 PP with 18 maps (some with insets, and 2 on double page), plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on title page (recto / verso) and lower outside edge. Very good. 24 x 16. 0297778463
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$15

68205
CASSON, Lionel
THE ANCIENT MARINERS - Seafarers and Sea Fighters of the Mediterranean in Ancient Times

Princeton, NJ. 1991. Princeton University Press. 2nd edition. XVIII, 246 PP with 2 maps and 7 figures, plus 28 plates with 54 b/w illust. Fp: The Mediterranean & Black Seas. Cloth cover. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" on endpapers and title page. Very good. 24.2 x 15.7.
From the dim beginnings of sea conquest to the great maritime empires of antiquity: Egyptian, Cretian, Mycenian & Grecian, Phoenician.
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$20

69537
CASSON, Lionel
THE ANCIENT MARINERS, Seafarers and Sea Fighters of the Mediterranean in Ancient Times

London. 1959. Victor Gollancz. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 286 PP with 6 figures & 2 maps, plus 16 plates with 43 b/w illustrations. FEP: The Mediterranean & Black Seas. REP: The Near & Far East. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges, both endpapers and inside dust jacket. Signature of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
From the dim beginnings of sea conquest to the great maritime empires of antiquity: Egyptian, Cretian, Mycenian & Grecian, Phoenician.
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$10

48459
CASSON, Lionel
ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS & BOATS

New York. 1968?. Doubleday. 4th printing of the 1964 orginal. 272 PP with 306 illustrations (52 colour and 254 b/w). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped at head of spine and with repaired tears on the back. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Foxing on endpapers, first and last leaves, o/wise very good. 31.5 x 23.
Comprehensive work in three parts: The Ancient World, the Great Age of the Sailing Ship and The Age of Power.
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$10

67307
CHANDLER, David G. (Foreword)
THE TIMECHART OF MILITARY HISTORY

London. 1999. The Timechart Company / Worth Press. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and (mostly) colour illustrations. Title spread: US Marines at Iwo Jima. Eps: Medieval "bombard". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Small chip at top edge of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 31.5 x 25. 9781903025000
Pages 57 to 89: A - Z of Great Battles.
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$15

45684
CHANT, Chris
FIGHTER

Newton Abbot. 1988. David & Charles Military Book. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour photos, and illustrations by John Batchelor. Title spread (in colour): Cutaway of a British Aerospace Harrier. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Top edge of cover worn. Very good. 28.8 x 22. 0715391712
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$10

38587
CHANT, Christopher
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS

Hoo, UK. 2000. Grange Books. 1st Ed. 433 PP, (13 Index) lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Half title page: Greek vase depicting a warship with oarsmen. Title page: Attack on Carthagena. Fp: Defence of Havana. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 24 x 30.8. 1853614750
The ultimate history of Maritime Warfare. A massive work.
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64483
CHANT, Christopher
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS

Isle of Anglesey, UK. 2002. Llyfrau 'R Ynys / Island Books. 2002 edition. 433, (13 Index) PP lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Half title page: Greek vase depicting a warship with oarsmen. Title page: Attack on Carthagena. Fp: Defence of Havana. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Lower part of front cover of dust jacket with a crease. Near fine. Oblong: 17.2 x 22.5. 1853614866
The ultimate history of Maritime Warfare. A massive work.
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$15

52822
CHAPELAY, Frédérique, DUCHENE, Virginie et al.
SEA RESCUE

Paris. c. 2004. Musée National de la Marine. 1st English edition translated from the French original "Sauvetage en Mer" by Sandra Petch. Foreword by Vice-Amiral Jean-Noël Gard. 48 PP with 1 map, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 21.5. 2901421237
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$15

68207
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS

New York. c. 1950. Bonanza Books. 1st Bonanza reprint (I) of the 1935 original. XVII, (3), 400 PP with over 85 illustrations, plus 16 plates on double-page and 14 pages with 48 b/w photos or paintings. Cloth cover, decoration and title on front board, dj. Dust jacket chipped, rubbed and soiled. Discreet signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 26 x 20.
Development of American ships, their design & construction, as well as the portrait of the men who built them.
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$25

48053
CHARON, Annie, CLAERR, Thierry & MOUREAU, François (editors)
LE LIVRE MARITIME AU SIECLE DES LUMIERES. Edition et diffusion des connaissances maritimes (1750-1850)

Paris. 2005. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st Ed., in collection Roland Mousnier. 265, (3) PP with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2840503638
17 papers by: Etienne Taillemite, John Hattendorf, Hélène Richard... Michèle Polak.
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$25

35041
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE MERCANTILE MARINE

Boston. 1923. Little, Brown, and Company. 1st US Ed. XII, 254 PP, plus 35 plates with 47 b/w illust. Fp: H.E. India company's ship William Fairlie. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Front cover marked, spine lightly sunned. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 14.5.
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$15

34819
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE ROMANCE OF THE SHIP - The story of her origin and evolution

London. 1911. Seeley and Co. 1st Ed., in The Library of Romance series. XVI, 17-314, (20 Adv.) PP, plus 33 b/w plates. Fp: From Sail to Steam, H.M.S. Minotaur. Decorated cloth cover with gilt devices on front and spine. Top of spine with a tiny piece missing (repaired), bottom of spine worn, hinge of back cover starting. Foxing spots on outside edges. Still an excellent copy of a scarce title. 20.3 x 14.
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$45

16867
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
SHIPS AND WAYS OF OTHER DAYS

London. 1913. Sidgwick & Jackson. 1st Ed. 308 PP with 14 head-pieces & 41 b/w illustrations, plus 60 b/w plates and 3 folded plates with 41 plans at rear of book. Fp (in colour): A Ship of Yesterday (a Tea-clipper before the Wind). Navy cloth cover with colour plate, gilt title on spine.. Covers showing light shelf wear only with light foxing on front edges, o/wise in near fine condition. 25.2 x 17.5.
Chapters include: The birth of Nautical Arts, the Development of the Marine Instinct, the Viking Mariners, ... up to The Nineteenth Century.
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$45

33043
CLEGG, W. Paul
SHIPS 'SIXTY-EIGHT

London. c. 1967. Ian Allan. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illust. (16 drawings & 96 photos). Fp: Grain being unloaded from a Four Master. Laminated pictorial board. Lower part of front hinge split, o/wise very good. 25 x 18.2.
An anthology of the shipping scene in 1968. Blue Riband, containerisation, lifeboats in action, Thames sailing barges.
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$10

52995
CLEMENT, Michel, BERCE, Françoise, FRACHON-GIELAREK, Nathalie (editors)
MONUMENTAL - DOSSIER PATRIMOINE MARITIME (in Monumental 2003)

Paris. 2003. Monum, Editions du Patrimoine. Annual publication. Issue for November 2003. 248 PP. Introduction by Etienne Taillemite. Contains 26 articles from P. 6 to 93 with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text with abstracts in English by Ronald Corlette Theuil Near fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 2858227675
Maritime heritage: Constructions in France and the French Caribbean islands (Buildings, Forts, Shipyards...). Lighthouses. Ships and Shipwrecks...
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$85

45320
CLEWES, Dorothy (compiler)
THE SECRET OF THE SEA - An Anthology of Underwater Exploration and Adventure

London. 1973. Heinemann. 1st Ed. 166 PP with 8 illustrations by Jeroo Roy. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0434932868
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$10

48023
COCHRANE, James
THE FRAGILE PEACE - 1919-39

Sydney. 1999. Reader's Digest. 1st Australian edition, in The 20th Eventful Century series. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.3 x 22. 0864493991
A pictorial history of this period.
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$5

20569
COHAT, Yves
THE VIKINGS - Lords of the Seas

London. 1992. Thames & Hudson. 1st English edition in the New Horizons series, translated from the 1987 French original by Ruth Daniel. 176 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 17.7 x 12.5. 0500300151
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$5

34871
COLENBRANDER, Dr. H. T.
KOLONIALE GESCHIEDENIS (in three volumes).

The Hague. 1925 & 1926. Martinus Nijhoff. 1st Ed. Volume I: VIII, 413 PP. Volume II: (VI), 333 PP. Volume III: VIII, 289 PP with 31 maps (14 for volume I, 9 for volume II and 8 for volume III). Hard cover, cloth spine. Hinges weak and starting, some foxing, few lines with underlining. Top corner close to spine of P.105 and 126, and top of spine of Volume II damaged. Very good. Dutch text. 24 x 16.
History of colonial empires. Volume I: General history of the Empires of Portugal, Spain ..., Japan. Volume II: Dutch empire in the West and in the East Indies up to 1816. Volume III: Dutch Empire in the East since 1816.
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$75

67042
COLLIN, Catherine
BEACH CLUBS - Sea, See & Seen

Barcelona. 2007. Loft Publications. 1st bilingual edition. 223 PP with 1 reference map and hundreds of colour photos). Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Text in Spanish and English. Note on front endpaper. Covers a little rubbed on outside edges (shelf wear), o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 26. 9788495832016
31 Beach Clubs and Spas around the world.
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$20

59290
COLLINS, Wilkie
IOLANI; or, Tahiti as it was

Princeton, New Jersey. 1999. Princeton University Press. 1st Ed. Edited and introduced by Ira B. Nadel. XLIII, 205 PP with facsimile of the first page of the manuscript. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 22 x 14.5. 069103446X
A Romance, written in 1844 and published only in 1999.
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$30

44947
CONRAD, Joseph
THE SECRET AGENT - A Simple Tale

The Folio Society. London. 1999. 1st Ed. with an introduction by Colin Ward and illustrations by Francis Mosley. 270 PP with frontispiece, plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: The Professor had already stopped. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover, slipcase. Fine copy in a near fine slipcase. 22.7 x 16.5.
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$30

34497
COOPER, James Fenimore
THE WATER-WITCH, or the Skimmer of the Seas

New York. 1970. AMS Edition. Reprint fom the 1896 edition. V, 444 PP with head and tail pieces. Fp: The quartermaster kept his eye on the leach of the head-sail. Title page: Vignette of the Water-Witch. Cloth cover. Ex library copy with 1 stamp on verso of title page and renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 14.3.
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52486
COOTE, Captain John O. (editor)
THE FABER BOOK OF THE SEA. An Anthology

London. 1989. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. XIV, 406 PP. Hard cover, dj. Ageing and foxing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 0571153615
Collection of maritime literature giving an intimate history of man's relationship with the sea. Captains and crew, sweethearts and wives, trade in peace time, war at sea...
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$15

48470
CORDINGLY, David
HEROINES & HARLOTS, Women at Sea in the Great Age of Sail

London. 2002. Pan Books. 1st paperback edition of the 2001 original. XVI, 334 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13 033048799X
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65494
CORNOU, Jakez & JONIN, Bruno
L'ODYSSEE DU VAISSEAU: "DROITS DE L'HOMME" et l'Expédition d'Irlande de 1796

Quimper. 1988. Edition Dufa. 1st Ed. 216, (8) PP with 3 maps and 9 tables, plus 32 pages with 64 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease and spine sunned. Occasional foxing. French text. Very good. 21.7 x 15.4. 2907402005
The 1796 attempt by revolutionary France, to invade the British Isles at Bantry Bay (SW corner of Ireland).
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18186
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1979. Octopus. Reprint of the 1979 original published by New English Library. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 col. illust. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Frigate. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing. Near fine. 34.5 x 24.5. 0706411560
From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters... Most comprehensive.
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35739
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1979. Octopus. Reprint of the 1979 original published by New English Library. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 col. illust. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Frigate. Hard cover, dj (spine sunned). Some foxing of endpapers and on first and last leaves. Very good. Large format: 34.5 x 24.5. 0706411560
From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters... Most comprehensive.
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34766
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1979. New English Library. 1st Ed. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Model frigate. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing. Fine. 34.5 x 24.5. 450041336
From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters ... Most comprehensive.
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57136
CORNWELL, E.L., RILEY, C., BATHE, B.W. & IRELAND, B. (editors)
HISTORY OF SHIPS - The Magnificent Saga of Man's Conquest of the Seas

London. c.1972. New English Library. Published in 96 weekly parts. 1920 PP (on three columns) with b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (in colour). Complete set. Very good condition. Large format: 34 x 24.
Sea battles, epic voyages & exploration by sea, historic ships, merchant ships, warships, navies of the world, great ports, disasters at sea, waterways, shipping lines, propulsion, ... Index (9 pages on 5 columns). A wealth of information for the shipping enthusiast.
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$45

57137
CORNWELL, E.L., RILEY, C., BATHE, B.W. & IRELAND, B. (editors)
HISTORY OF SHIPS - The Magnificent Saga of Man's Conquest of the Seas - Part 9

London. c.1972. New English Library. Part 9 of the 96 weekly parts. 161 to 180 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Printed on 3 columns. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good condition. 34 x 24.
The Sailing Frigate (Warship 4). Early iron-fastened ships. Splendid Sail Trainers: Christian Radich and Gorch Fock. Waterways 1: Suez & Panama.
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53471
CORNWELL, E.L., RILEY, C., BATHE, B.W. & IRELAND, B. (editors)
HISTORY OF SHIPS - The Magnificent Saga of Man's Conquest of the Seas - Part 12

London. c.1972. New English Library. Part 12 of the 96 weekly parts. 221 to 240 PP with 14 b/w & 13 colour illustrations. Printed on 3 columns. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good condition. 34 x 24.
The early Ironclads. King Alfred's Navy. Norwegian Sail Trainer Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Titanic.
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43836
CORSINI, Capitano di Vascello Andrea & RESTANY, Pierre
AMERIGO VESPUCCI

Milano. 1986. Dante Bigji. Revised edition of the 1983 original. 173 PP with colour photographs between pages 27 and 171. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, dj. Fine. Italian and English text. 30.5 x 24.5.
Three-masted sailing ship (with auxiliary engine power) of the Italian Navy. Launched 22 February 1931 at the Italian naval dockyard of Castellammare di Stabia.
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$75

52900
COURTENAY, Bryce
MATTHEW FLINDERS' CAT

Melbourne. 2002. Viking / Penguin Books Australia. 1st Ed. (10), 611 PP. Eps: Investigator. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. 23.8 x 16. 0670910619
Novel.
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$25

70417
COX, Sue
BANISHED BEYOND THE SEAS - A Saga of Van Diemen's Land

Hobart. 2017. Forty South Publishing. 1st Ed. (4), 203 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner dated and signed by the auythor. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.4. 9780648028697
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$30

65774
CRABBE, Raoul
LES GRANDES HEURES DE LA ROYAL NAVY

Bruxelles. 1946. Les Oeuvres, Ad. Goemaere, editeur. 1st Ed. 478 PP with 2 tables and 13 battle plans, plus 16 plates with 24 b/w illustrations (2 engravings and 22 photos). Card covers a little cocked, illustrated front. Spine and back cover soiled. Light ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.
History of the Royal Navy
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55606
CRAIG, Hardin Jr.
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND DICTIONARIES DEALING WITH MILITARY, NAVAL AND MARITIME AFFAIRS 1577-1971

Houston, Texas. 1972 (1971). Department of History, Rice University. 4th edition, revised and corrected. Foreword (May 1972) by Raemond Wilson Craig. (6), 134 PP (typescript), (XIII index). Stapled card covers, cloth spine. Ageing around edges, label of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.6 x 21.4.
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$30

48817
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 1

Newton Abbot, UK. 1972. David & Charles. Bound edition of Volume Nos. 1 & No.2. (6), 254 PP with 4 maps, 24 tables and 23 bw illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 21.5 x 15. 071535471
11 articles in the 1st bound volume of the journal Maritime History (Volume I, No. 1 & 2, 1971). Samuel Plimsoll and the shipping interest by Geoffrey Alderman. Sources for maritime history: customs bills of entry, by Edward Carson. The shipping collection of the City of Liverpool museums, by M.K. Stammers...
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$15

64601
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 1, Nos 1 & 2

Newton Abbot, UK. 1972. David & Charles. Volume 1, No. 1, April 1971 & No. 2, (September 1971). No. 1: 117, (3 advertisements) PP. No. 2: 121-236, (4 advertisements) PP, plus 8 pages "Contents" and Index 241-254 PP. 2 issues with 4 maps, 24 tables and 23 b/w illust. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.7.
11 articles: ... Samuel Plimsoll and the Shipping Interest by Geoffrey Alderman. Sources for Maritime History: Customs Bills of Entry, by Edward Carson. The shipping collection of the City of Liverpool museums, by M.K. Stammers...
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$10

18957
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 2

Newton Abbot, UK. 1973. David & Charles. 1st Ed. (8), 243 PP with 1 map, 3 graphs, 15 tables and 16 bw plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0715359878
11 articles in the 2nd bound volume of the journal Maritime History (Volume 2, No. 1 & 2, 1972). Sea transport in Australia: the rise and fall of the intrastate shipping industry of New South Wales, by John Bach. The evolution of international whaling controls, by Wray Vamplew.
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64602
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 2, Nos 1 & 2

Newton Abbot, UK. 1972. David & Charles. Vol. 2, No. 1, April 1972 and No. 2, September 1972. No. 1, 120 PP. No. 2, 121-232PP, plus 8 pages "Contents" and Index 233-243. 2 issues with 1 map, 3 graphs, 15 tables and 16 bw plates. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 15.
11 articles.... Sea transport in Australia: the Rise and Fall of the Intrastate Shipping Industry of New South Wales, by John Bach. The Evolution of International Whaling Controls, by Wray Vamplew. ...
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48668
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 3

Newton Abbot, UK. 1973. David & Charles. Volume 3, No. 1, April 1973 and No. 2, September 1973. No. 1: 120 PP with 1 map, 4 graphs, 4 facsimile of posters, 4 tables and 8 b/w plates. No. 2: 121-236 PP with 1 facsimile of document and 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers of issue 1 rubbed and with creases. Very good. 21 x 14.7.
No. 1: Bergen, a Norwegian seafaring town, by Atle Thowsen. The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company and the development of Steamship links with Latin America, by Robert G. Greenhill... No. 2: Sea and Land mail in the former Netherlands East Indies, by R E J Weber. Round the world in 258 days: the voyage of the Bristol ship "Try", by Alison Grant.
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$10

22291
CROSS, Colin
THE FALL OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE 1918-1968

London. 1968. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 359 PP, (9 Index) plus 24 pages with 29 b/w photos. Fp: George V, King and Emperor. FEP: Map of the British Empire 1918. REP: Map of the Commonwealth of Nations 1966. Cloth cover, slightly chipped and creased dj, o/wise very good. 23 x 15. 0340025425
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$15

59196
CROWE, Russell and WEIR, Peter
MASTER AND COMMANDER: The Far Side of the World

Los Angeles. 2003. Fox Promotional. No pagination, 24 PP with 1 b/w portrait of Patrick O'Brian and 26 colour photos. Inside front covers: Captain Jack Aubrey is the Master of the ship ad the Commander of the men. Inside back covers: lists of the Key Cast and the Key Crew. Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a protecting folder. Fine. Oblong 29.5 x 37.
The movie
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$40

55285
CROWLEY, Roger
EMPIRES OF THE SEA - The Final Battle for the Mediterranean 1521-1580

London. 2008. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. XVI, 341 PP with 3 headpieces, 4 maps and 38 b/w illustrations (5 on double page), plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 15.6. 9780571232307
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$20

57021
CUMMINS, Joseph
CAST AWAY - Lost and Found in history: Epic true stories of shipwreck, piracy and mutiny on the high seas

Sydney. 2008. Pier 9 / Murdoch Books Australia. 1st Ed. 336 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, contemporary images). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 18.5. 9781741961386
24 epic tales: ... Wreck of the Batavia... The Bounty mutineers... Herman Melville in the Marquesas... Japanese castaways on Anathan Island (Northern Marianas) ... The Grosvenor in 1782...
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$25

20639
CUYVERS, Luc
SEA POWER, A Global Journey

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 1st Printing. XVI, 249, (5) PP with bw & colour illust. Title page: A view from the foremast of the Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 30.6 x 23.5. 1557501459
Photographic journey on the Oceans: Life on board seafaring vessels - Relationship with the sea and the fate of nations... Evolution of Navies and today's geopolotical environment...
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$10

18961
CUYVERS, Luc
SEA POWER, A Global Journey

Annapolis. 1993. Naval Institute Press. 1st Printing. XVI, 249 PP, (5) with bw and colour illust. Title page: A view from the foremast of the Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30 x 23. 1557501467
Photographic journey of the Oceans: Life on board seafaring vessels - Relationship with the sea and the fate of nations... Evolution of Navies and today geopolitical environment...
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$5

58584
D'AMATO, Joseph (editor)
War Classics / AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, Vol. 3 No.4

New York. 1976. Modern Day Periodicals. Vol. 3, No. 4, November 1976. 70 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21
The Birth of the Aircraft Carrier. The U.S.S. Langley. ...
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$5

59933
DANA, Richard Henry
TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST - Twenty-Four Years After

London. 1972. J.M. Dent & Sons. Reprint of the 1969 edition, with an introduction by Richard Armstrong. No. 588 in the Everyman's Library series. XII, 346 PP, (4 publications). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.
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$5

49232
DANIEL, Hawthorne
SHIPS OF THE SEVEN SEAS

London. 1925. William Heinemann Ltd. 1st UK edition, with an introduction by Franklin D. Roosevelt. XVI, (2), 321 PP with 108 drawings by Francis J. Rigney. Fp: The Caravels of Columbus. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges, offsetting on endpapers, o/wise fine. Scarce. 23.8 x 16.
Ships through the ages: development of ships, of sails and perfection of sail: clipper ships. Development of steamships, ships of war, ports and port equipment, the art of seamanship, the science of navigation, ... very nicely illustrated.
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$35

46602
DARRIEUS, Amiral Henri & QUEGUINER, Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean
HISTORIQUE DE LA MARINE FRANCAISE (Novembre 1942 -Aôut 1945)

St. Malo. 1994. Editions l' Ancre de Marine. 1st Ed. (2), VI, 335, (5) PP with tables, 1 facsimile of document, and 12 maps, plus 48 pages with 76 b/w illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15.5. 2905970804
The French Navy between 1942 (Anglo-American landing in North Africa) and 1945 (Victory - Japan).
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$20

57260
DATE, John C.
BATTLE OF TSUSHIMA, 1905 - NHSA Monograph No. 26

Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1993. The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Naval Historical Society, Monograph No. 26. 14 PP (typescript on recto only) with 2 portaits, 2 battle diagrams and 8 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality), plus 3 pages with 2 maps and 2 battle diagrams. Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a clear plastic folder. Near Fine. 30.5 x 22.
Paper read to the Society, in February 1993.
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$5

18541
DAVIS, Charles G.
AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS - Their Plans and History

New York. 1984. Dover. Reprint of the 1929 original. XII, 196, (16 adv.) PP with 89 line drawings, plus 32 PP with 45 b/w photos. Fp: Knockabout fishing schooner Helen B. Thomas of Boston. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.6. 0486246582
A cross section of a wide range of sailing ships from the 18th to 20th century.
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$5

13811
DAVIS, Charles G.
SHIPS OF THE PAST

New York. c. 1977. Bonanza. 1st Bonanza reprint (a) of the 1929 original. Introduction by Irving R. Wiles. X, 170 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 38 pages with b/w photos & line drawings. Fp: Knockabout Fishing Schooner "Helen B. Thomas" of Boston. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise a very good copy. 28.2 x 21.7. 0517225492
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$15

36395
DAWLISH, Peter
THE SEA STORY OMNIBUS

London. 1956. Collins. Reprint of the 1956 original. 128 PP with b/w drawings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp: Arthur, incapable of movement, could only lie and stare downward. Pictorial boards, dj (price-clipped). Foxing, o/wise very good. 26 x 20.5.
Vivid pen pictures of ships and the rugged men who sail them. 6 stories and 8 articles and strip features for young adults.
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$15

40722
De BROSSARD, Contre-amiral (R)
HISTOIRE MARITIME DU MONDE (in 2 volumes)

Paris. 1974. Editions France - Empire. 1st Ed. Volume I: 634, (4) PP with 16 maps (7 on double page) and 63 drawings by Léon Haffner and the author. Volume II: 698, (2) PP with 18 maps (4 on double page) and 58 drawings by Léon Haffner, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover. Spine sunned. Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 19.2 x 14.
Maritime history of the world. Tome 1: de l'antiquite a Magellan. Tome 2: 5 siècles et l'ère nucléaire
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$20

70249
DE HARTOG, Jan
CAPTAIN JAN - A Story of Ocean Tugboats

London. 1952. Cleaver-Hume Press. 2nd impression in September 1952 of the September 1952 English edition. Edited and abridged from the 1940 Dutch original "Holland Glorie", by Carlos Peacock. 315 PP with 11 tail pieces. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Covers speckled on hinge of back cover. Offsetting of endpapers and foxing on outside edges and some pages. Very good reading copy. 22.8 x 15.5.
Adventures aboard the old tugboat "Jan van Gent".
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$25

67696
DE KORFF, M. Le Baron
HISTOIRES D'ALLEMAGNE, de Prusse, d'Autriche et de Suisse

Paris. 1846. La Librairie Universelle. Reprint, in the "Le Monde, Histoire de tous les Peuples" series. VIII, 304, 168 PP (printed on 2 columns), plus 30 b/w plates (called for). Marbled endpapers and outside edges. Leather bound copy with decoration on front and back covers, gilt title and and raised bands on spine. Book prize plate on front endpaper. French text. A near fine copy. 21.7 x 14.
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$40

59157
DE MONFREID, Henry
ILES ET CÔTES DE FRANCE

Paris. 1957. Editions IMA. 1st Ed. 103, (1) PP with 58 b/w text illustrations and 51 colour illustrations tipped in. Fp (in colour): Le phare d'Armen, sentinelle avancée de la France Maritime. Hard cover, gilt title and decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine. Spine and top of front cover, sunned. Few foxing spots, o/wise near fine. 29 x 20.5.
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$55

67883
DE SEGUR, M. Le Comte
MEMOIRES OU SOUVENIRS ET ANECDOTES - Tome Premier

Paris. 1827. Alexis Eymery, Libraire-Editeur. 3rd edition. (4), (2 pages facsimile of his writing, 1st November 1824), 473 PP, 3 (Lettre de M. Delacroix, 9th August 1825). Fp: Portrait "Le Comte de Ségur". Marbled endpapers and outside edges. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title "Mémories ou Souvenirs - Segur - Tom. I" on leather spine. Boards lightly rubbed. Bookplate of "Henry Corbet Singleton" pasted down on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. French text. Near fine. 21 x 13.
Vol. I: Youth ... then: the United States War of Independence (with La Fayette then Rochambeau).
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$75

67881
DE SENANCOUR
OBERMANN

Paris. 1874. Charpentier & Cie, Libraires-Editeurs New edition, with a preface by George Sand. (4), 452 PP. Marbled endpapers. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title and raised band on leather spine. Boards lightly rubbed. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Occasional pencil annotation and scoring. French text. Near fine. 18 x 12.
91 letters and 3 "fragments".
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$30

35676
DEAN, F. E.
MODERN SHIPS

London. 1953. Temple Press. 2nd edition of the 1949 original, in the Boys' Power and Speed Library series. 90 PP with 26 figures, plus 1 colour plate and 14 b/w plates with 48 photos. Fp (colour): Ship in dry dock. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Note on front endpaper, foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.
Planning the ship, building the hull... Big ships, cargo ships, special purpose ships.
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$15

22078
DEAN, Frederick E.
SHIPS OF THE WORLD

London. 1964. Odhams. 1st English edition of the 1963 French original Bateaux d'Aujourd'hui by Jean Riverain. 64 PP with colour illustrations throughout. Title page: French Aircraft Carrier and tanker of Compagnie Navale des Pétroles. Pictorial laminated boards (France II) . Very good. Large format: 35.5 x 26.5.
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$15

18338
DELAGE, Edmond
CHRONIQUES DE LA MER

Paris. 1936. Grasset. 1st Ed. 316 PP. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 18.7 x 12.
From Alexander the Great to Scapa Flow at the end of WWI.
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$10

61241
DESMARQUETS, Jean-Antoine-Samson
MEMOIRES CHRONOLOGIQUES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE DIEPPE et a celle de la Navigation Françoise (in 2 volumes)

Luneray, Seine-Maritime, France. 1976. Imprimerie Bertout & Amys du Vieux Dieppe. New edition of the 1785 original, with an introduction by Claude Feron. Limited & numbered edition (No. 0029). Volume I: (14), (XII), 480 PP, (2) with the Coat of Arms of Dieppe in 1782 on page (1), 1 portrait tipped in on page (XI), and 1 head piece on page 1, plus 4 b/w plates (3 of them folded) at rear of volume. Volume II, (6), 309 PP, (7) with 1 headpiece on page 1, the Coat of Arms of Dieppe on page (4), plus 4 b/w plates (1 of them folded). Soft covers, Coat of Arms on front cover, dj. Occasional foxing and few brownish stains on front outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 18 x 10.4.
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$150

48881
DIBNER, Martin
THE DEEP SIX

London. 1954. Cassell. 1st Ed. (6), 282 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Offsetting of endpapers. Very good. 20.6 x 13.8.
Novel set on board the US Navy cruiser Atlantis during the Pacific War.
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$5

46752
DIDEROT & D'ALEMBERT
RECUEIL DE PLANCHES SUR LES SCIENCES - FABRICATION DES CANONS

Paris. 2002. Bibliothèque de l'Image / Inter-Livres. Reprint of the original. No pagination, 96 PP with 60 b/w plates. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 31 x 23. 2914661290
Plates on the art of gunfounding, of the gunpowder. Salpetre and salpetre-works.
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$15

32795
DITZEL, Paul
FIREBOATS - A Complete History of the Development of Fireboats in America

New Albany, Indiana, USA. 1989. Fire Buff House. 2nd printing in November 1989 of the September 1989 original, in the Fire Service History series. XXXV, 125 PP with 9 plans and 202 b/w illustrations (engravings and photos). Title page: Fireboat in action. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj with a few repaired closed tears. Light foxing on prelims and last few pages, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21.3. 0925165018
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$30

16716
DODSON, Kenneth
AWAY ALL BOATS

London. 1957. Angus & Robertson. 2nd reprint of the 1955 original. (4), 508 PP. Eps: Map with track of USS Belinda (July 1943-April 1945). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Signature on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
Historical novel set on an attack transport, the U.S.S. Belinda, during the Pacific War.
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$15

11999
DUBOIS, H., HOCQUET, J.C. & VAUCHEZ, A. (editor)
HORIZONS MARINS - ITINERAIRES SPIRITUELS (V-XVIII SIECLES), Volume I: Mentalites et Societes

Paris. 1987. Publications de la Sorbonne. 1st Ed. XVI, 344 PP with some b/w illust. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 24.5 x 16.5. 2859441417
Essays in honour of Michel Mollat, French specialist on the Middle-Age. Popular religion & devotion, the poor & pauperism, marginalization & social outcasts.
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$40

31958
DUBOSCLARD, Alain
HISTOIRE DE LA FEDERATION DES ALLIANCES FRANCAISES AUX ETATS-UNIS (1902-1997) - L'Alliance au Coeur

Paris. 1998. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 graph. Card cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738469965
L'Alliance Française / French Institute, first set up in 1902, and its cultural actions within the United States.
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$20

31578
DUCHE, Jean
THE GREAT TRADE ROUTES

Glasgow & London. 1969. Collins. 1st UK Ed., in the International Library series. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust. Eps: Colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Greetings note to Captain Hilder on title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0001001132
From the days of barter through to the New World and the transport revolution of modern times.
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$5

69156
DUDSZUS, Alfred & KÖPCKE, Alfred
DAS GROSSE BUCH DER SCHIFFSTYPEN: Dampfschiffe, Motorschiffe, Meerestechnik

Berlin. 1990. Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft. 1st edition. Volume 2. 320 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, plans, photos ...) and 60 colour plates. FEP: 21 sketches of paddle steamers. REP: 21 sketches of paddle boats. Cloth cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). German text. 30.5 x 24.7. 3344003747
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$25

69155
DUDSZUS, Alfred, HENRIOT, Ernest & KRUMREY, Friedrich
DAS GROSSE BUCH DER SCHIFFSTYPEN: Schiffe, Boote, Flösse unter Riemen und Segel

Berlin. 1987. Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft. 1st edition. 252 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, plans, photos ...) and 53 colour plates. FEP: Schooners (I & II). REP: Clippers (I & II). Cloth cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). German text. 30.5 x 24.7. 3613500582
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$25

11616
DUFF, Lt. Cmdr. Douglas V.
HEROES OF THE SEA

London. c.1948. Thames Publishing. 1st Ed. 126 PP printed on 2 columns with 9 head-pieces, 6 tail-pieces & 62 other b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates (all illust. by Wm. McDowell). Pictorial hard cover, cloth spine. Prize plate on front endpaper. Covers worn around edges, some foxing, o/wise good. 27 x 20.
Nine tales for young people: Capture on the high seas by defeated and unrepentent renegades of the Axis power, bent on revenge, etc. Stories set in the Red Sea, the Solomon Islands, the Caribbean, Antarctica.. Pleasant reading.
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$10

16054
DUNN, Laurence
THE BOOK OF SHIPS

London. 1968. Macdonald. 1st Ed. in the Classics of Transportation series. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations by Tre Trycare artists & Gordon Macfie. Decorated title-page. FEP: A large Egyptian ship of 1600 B.C. REP: Modern vessel. Hard cover, decorated front cover. Near fine. Small format: 13.5 x 14.5.
From the Nordic Viking ship to modern passenger vessels. Attractive illustrations.
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$5

16076
DUNN, Laurence (compiler)
SHIPS, A Picture History

London. 1971. Pan Books. Reprint of the 1970 original. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Great tea race of 1866 with Taeping and Ariel. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner inside front cover, o/wise fine. Oblong: 11.2 x 17.8. 0330028766
Story of ships, from the Egyptian boats made from papyrus to the HMS Ark Royal.
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$10

37330
DUNN, Laurence (Compiler)
SHIPS, A Picture History

London. 1971. Pan Books. Reprint of the 1970 original. 160 PP with b/w illust. throughout. Pictorial card cover. Top corner of half title page clipped, o/wise very good. Oblong: 11.2 x 17.8. 0330028766
Story of ships, from Egyptian boats made from papyrus to HMS Ark Royal.
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$8

60640
DUNSFORD, Cathie
COWRIE

Melbourne. 1994. Spinifex. 1st Australian edition. (6), 123 PP with text illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 1875559280
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$5

37817
DURANT, John and Alice
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN SHIPS, On the High Seas and Inland Waters

New York. 1953. A.S. Barnes & Co. 1st Ed. VIII, 312 PP with 10 charts & maps, 10 ship profiles, 10 colour & 516 b/w illustrations. Eps: over 60 drawings of ships. Leather cover, decorated front cover (windjammer & Mississippi River steamboat). Hinges cracked and starting, top edge of covers rubbed and worn, o/wise good. 28.7 x 22.
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$15

18071
DURANT, John and Alice
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN SHIPS, On the High Seas and Inland Waters

New York. 1953. A.S. Barnes & Co. 1st Ed. VIII, 312 PP with 10 charts & maps, 10 ship profiles, 10 colour & 516 b/w illustrations. Eps: over 60 drawings of ships. Cloth cover (blue and white), gilt device (US Eagle) on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (small piece missing at top of spine). Very good. 28.5 x 22.
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$30

51949
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS

London. 1984. Moonlight/Methuen. 1st English edition, translated and adapted from the 1983 French original by Sarah Matthews. 92 PP with colour illustrations by Tony Ross. Laminated pictorial boards. Name blocked out and rubbed patch on front endpaper. Very good. Small format. 18 x 11.5. 0907144705
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$5

50070
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS

London. 1984. Moonlight/Methuen. 1st English edition, translated and adapted from the 1983 French original by Sarah Matthews. 92 PP with colour illustrations by Tony Ross. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Small format. 18 x 11.5. 0907144705
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$10

65762
DUVIC, G.-O.
SUFFREN ET LA CAMPAGNE DES INDES

Paris. 1952. Librairie Larousse. 1st Ed. in "Contes et Gestes Héroiques" series. 144 PP with 58 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces, text), plus 4 plates with 4 colour illustrations. All illustrations by Maurice Toussaint. Hard cover, illustrated front. Copy lacking the free fly of front endpaper and with name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good. 19.5 x 14.2.
Anglo French wars in India and the Indian Ocean.
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$20

68367
DUYKER, Edward
A DICTIONARY OF SEA QUOTATIONS: From Ancient Egypt to the Present

Melbourne. 2007. The Miegunyah Press. 1st Ed. XXIV, 440 PP with 87 b/w illustrations including frontispiece and 27 headpieces. Hard covers with a small bump at top and bottom of spine, near fine dust jacket. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. A near fine copy. 24.8 x 18. 9780522857311
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$55

69745
DWYER, Philip
NAPOLEON - Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815 - 1840

London. 2018. Bloomsbury. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 390, (4) PP with 1 map of St Helena (with location map) and 14 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 25 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781408891759
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$40

44362
DÖNITZ, Karl
DEUTSCHE STRATEGIE ZUR SEE IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG - Die Antworten des Grossadmirals auf 40 Fragen

Frankfurt am Main. 1970. Bernard & Graefe. 1st German translation of the 1963 French original La Guerre en 40 Questions. 230, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. German text. 20.5 x 13. 3763751009
German strategy at sea during World War II, in 40 questions/answers.
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$5

65032
EARDLEY-WILMOT, Captain S.
THE DEVELOPMENT OF NAVIES during the last half-century

London. 1892. Seeley & Co. 1st Ed. XVI, 295 PP, (8 publications) with 24 text drawings (9 on full page), plus frontispiece and 16 b/w plates. Fp: The Baltic Fleet, 1854. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers slightly marked, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 20.7 x 14.5.
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$25

68449
ELDRIDGE, F.B.
THE BACKGROUND OF EASTERN SEA POWER

Melbourne. 1945. Georgian House. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. (10), 386 PP with 2 drawings and 16 sketches of ships and 20 sketch maps, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Action between Centurion & Neustra Senhora del Caba Donga (tipped in). Eps: Pacific Ocean with routes of Drake, Anson, Mendana, Magellan. Hard cover. Stamps of State Library of Tasmania & The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum on front endpaper, and title page. Freefly of rear endpaper trmmed. Very good reading / working copy. 21 x 14.
The history of the development of sea power in both the Indian & Pacific Oceans.
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$10

31790
ELDRIDGE, F.B.
THE BACKGROUND OF EASTERN SEA POWER

Melbourne. 1945. Georgian House. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. (10), 386 PP with 2 drawings on full page, 16 sketches of ships and 20 sketch maps, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Action between Centurion & Neustra Senhora del Caba Donga (tipped in). Eps: Pacific Ocean with routes of Drake, Anson, Mendana, Magellan. Hard cover, decorated front and back covers. Cloth spine lightly sunned. Very good plus. 21 x 14.
The history of the development of sea power in both the Indian & Pacific Oceans.
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$25

58351
ELDRIDGE, F.B.
THE BACKGROUND OF EASTERN SEA POWER

Melbourne. 1945. Georgian House. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. (10), 386 PP with 2 drawings and 16 sketches of ships and 20 sketch maps, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Action between Centurion & Neustra Senhora del Caba Donga (tipped in). Eps: Pacific Ocean with routes of Drake, Anson, Mendana, Magellan. Hard cover. Ex library copy with stamps and cloth cover covering original covers. Good reading / working copy. 21 x 14.
The history of the development of sea power in both the Indian & Pacific Oceans.
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$5

53818
ELLACOTT, S. E.
THE STORY OF SHIPS

London. 1971. Methuen. Reprint of the 1958 enlarged second edition (1952 original). (4), 84 PP with over 80 drawings by the author. Pictorial hard cover. Very good. 21.5 x 17. 0416542107
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$10

36555
ELLIOTT, Colin
MARITIME HERITAGE - The story of Britain's preserved historic ships and where to see them

London. 1981. Tops'l Books / Maritime Trust. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 53 b/w photos. Title page: seamanship training aboard the Foudroyant. Inside back cover: barge Cambria. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0906397073
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$5

30751
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
A PICTURE HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1957. Hulton Press. 1st Ed., in the Hulton's Picture Histories series. 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illust. Title page: Launching. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover and spine. Cloth cover badly speckled, internally very good. 28.6 x 22.
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$5

30750
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
A PICTURE HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1957. Hulton Press. 1st Ed., in the Hulton's Picture Histories series. 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illust. Title page: Launching. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover and spine, dj. (price clipped). Dust jacket with pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, o/wise a fine copy. 28.6 x 22.
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$10

49384
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
SHIPS. A Pictorial History from Noah's Ark to the U. S. S. United States

New York. 1974. Peebles Press. 1st US edition of "A Picture History of Ships". 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The United States Frigate Constellation. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28.2 x 22. 0856900079
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$15

40660
FABERON, Jean-Yves (editor)
LA MER OUTRE-MER

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 448 PP. Soft cover. French text. Light foxing on top edge, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747505197
20 papers presented at a seminar on "The Sea, Overseas", held at Montpellier in March 2000 by the Institut de Droit d'Outre-Mer (Overseas Law Institute). Law, Sea and Custom in the Pacific... France in the Pacific Ocean... History and international relations in the Indian Ocean... Fishing in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica...
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$40

34838
FANSLER BEHRMAN, Cynthia
VICTORIAN MYTHS OF THE SEA

Athens, Ohio. 1977. Ohio University Press. 1st Ed. X, 188 PP. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0821403516
The English Romance with the sea. The English sense of History. The myths of Islandhood... The English Seaman... Heroism and the Myth of Nelson...
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$20

38728
FARBROTHER, Robina (editor)
SHIPS

London. 1963. Paul Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 42 colour and 180 b/w illust. Title spread: fishing trawlers. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing on some pages and outside edges. Very good. 28.3 x 21.
The age of sail, by R.J. Collins. Life-boats, by Patrick Howarth... Ships in exploration, by George Naish... The Royal Fleet, by William Shakespeare.
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$5

60495
FARRERE, Claude
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE FRANCAISE - en XII fascicules (in 12 Parts)

Paris. 1934. Flammarion. 1st Ed. 12 issues for 384 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages (subtitle page and title page) and 12 frontispieces. Pictorial soft covers. Spines of most of the issues are rubbed. French text. A near fine set. 28 x 22.
I - Notre première Marine. II: Marins du moyen age. ... XI: Le Dix-Neuvième Siècle. XII: Aujourd'hui et Demain.
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$30

40494
FARRERE, Claude
NAVIRES

Paris. 1936. Flammarion. 1st ed., in Voir et Savoir series. 64 PP with 127 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Browning of outside edges. Dedicatory note à Maurice Charny signed by the author on page 3. Fine. French text. 26.2 x 18.7.
Ships across the ages.
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$15

41624
FERGUSSON, Bernard
CAPTAIN JOHN NIVEN

London. 1972. Collins. 1st Ed. 127 PP. Title page: Sketch-map of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing, light musty smell, o/wise a good copy. 21.5 x 14. 0001921487
Biographical novel. Shipwrecked on Motu Uira, south of the South Island of New Zealand.
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$10

49064
FIELD, Col. Cyril
THE MASTERY OF THE SEA

London. 1929. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed., in the Enterprise Library series. 239 PP with 35 b/w illustrations, plus 24 b/w plates. Fp: H. M. S. Hood. Cloth cover, illustration on front cover and spine. Few fleck marks on covers, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.5.
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$10

44078
FISHER-BLANCHET, Inez & LARA, Oruno D.
CAPITAINE DE VAISSEAU MORTENOL - Croisières et Campagnes de Guerre 1882-1915

Paris, 2001. L'Harmattan. & Centre de Recherche Caraïbes-Amériques. 1st Ed. 442, (2) PP with tables, plus 52 pages with 5 maps and 47 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747515540
French naval officer of West Indian origin, born in Guadeloupe, and his career in the French Navy. Actions in West Africa, Madagascar, the Indian Ocean, Indochina... Between 1915 and 1919, in charge of the Anti Aircraft defence of Paris...
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$40

42006
FORESTER, C. S.
THE COMMODORE

London. 1946. The Reprint Society. Reprint of the 1945 original published by Michael Joseph. 282 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on lightly faded spine. Ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 13.
Novel. Captain Hornblower.
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$5

41644
FORESTER, C. S.
Mr. MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER

London. 1969. Longmans / Michael Joseph Reprint of the 1950 original, in the Pleasure in Reading series. 280 PP with 4 illustrations by Doreen Roberts. Decorated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 582186579
Novel. Captain Hornblower.
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$10

42998
FORSSELL, Henry (compiler)
SEA FINLAND - Finnish Seafaring in Pictures

Helsinki. 1985. The National Board of Antiquities of Finland. 1st English edition. Edited by David Cordingly & Erkki Arni. No pagination, 110 PP with 38 b/w and 62 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20 x 20. 9519074961
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$15

42999
FORSSELL, Henry, TOIVONEN, Pekka et al.
THE BOAT COLLECTION OF THE MARITIME MUSEUM OF FINLAND / THE EARLY STAGES OF THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY IN OSTROBOTHNIA (in The maritime Museum of Finland, Annual Report)

Helsinki. 1983. Section for Maritime History, National Board of Antiquities of Finland. Annual Report 1982-1983. 24 PP with 16 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.5.
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$10

64604
FOSTER, Leonie, SYME, Martin, NICHOLSON, Ian ...
MARITIME HISTORY SOURCES AND VICTORIAN COLLECTIONS

Melbourne. c. 1987. Victorian Branch, Australian Association for Maritime History. 1st Ed. (1), 37 PP (typescript). Soft cover with title on front protected by clear plastic sheet and spiral bound. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.5.
Some papers from the seminar held on 14th November 1987, at the Royal Society of Victoria: A Review of the sources of Maritime History in Victoria, their availability and limitations, for historians, genealogists and students of the Sea.
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$30

44288
FRAME, Janet
SCENTED GARDENS FOR THE BLIND

New York. c. 2000. George Braziller. Reprint of the 1980 paperback edition of the 1964 original. 252 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 20.8 x 13.5. 0807609854
A Novel.
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$10

18429
FRANCIS, Clare & TUTE, Warren
THE COMMANDING SEA

London. 1981. BBC & Pelham Books. 1st Ed. 280 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 21.5 x 28.7. 0720713072
The edge of the unknown, the world encompassed by discoverers, cargoes and evolution of the ships, sea power, harvests, from oil to aquaculture.
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$15

59341
FRANCIS, Clare & TUTE, Warren
THE COMMANDING SEA

London. 1981. BBC & Pelham Books. 1st Ed. 280 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 28.7. 0720713072
The edge of the unknown, the world encompassed by discoverers, cargoes and evolution of the ships, sea power, harvests, from oil to aquaculture.
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$10

70646
FREEMAN, John
THE COASTS OF BRITAIN

London. 1985. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour photos; Hard covers, dj. Small chip at lower part of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 30.5 x 23.5. 0861242173
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$10

51565
FREUCHEN, Peter & LOTH, David
PETER FREUCHEN'S BOOK OF THE SEVEN SEAS

London. 1958. Jonathan Cape. 1st UK Ed. 512 PP with 142 b/w illustrations. Fp: Peter Freuchen. Eps: The world of 1690. Hard cover. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Name of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 24 x 16.
A collection of stories, anecdotes and little-known facts, of Man's adventures on the sea (from prehistoric voyages on rafts, to the exploration of the deep).
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$15

56111
FRIEDENBERG, Zachary B.
MEDICINE UNDER SAIL

Annapolis, Maryland. 2002. Naval Institute Press. 1st printing. IX, (3), 172, (3) PP, plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 01557502978
Study by a surgeon tracing the history of medicine under sail and chronicles attempts by "sea surgeons" to surmount overwhelming barriers to treat injuries and disease ... Highlights some of the worst shipboard problems: scurvy, beriberi, typhus & tropical fevers.
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$25

41754
FULLERTON, Alexander
NO MAN'S MISTRESS

London. 1955. Peter Davies. 1st Ed. 224 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 12.5. .
Novel set in the Mediterranean Sea of 1941 (Malta Convoy), on board the cruiser HMS Pelorus.
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$15

65318
GALDOS, Benito Pérez
ZUMALACARREGUI

Madrid. 1995. Libreria y Casa Editorial Hernando. New edition, Historia 16 - Caja de Madrid. 231 PP with b/w illustrations (headpieces and tailpieces). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spanish text. Very good. 19 x 12.
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$5

11605
GANN, Ernest
TWILIGHT FOR THE GODS

London. 1956. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 256 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. 20.7 x 14.
Novel : 1927 voyage from Suva to Manzanillo of the barquentine Cannibal, forced call in Honolulu after the vessel shipped water leaving Suva.
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$5

44228
GANN, Ernest
TWILIGHT FOR THE GODS

Melbourne. 1959. Readers Book Club. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Hodder and Stoughton. 271 PP. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 19 x 12.7.
Novel : 1927 voyage from Suva to Manzanillo of the barquentine Cannibal, forced call in Honolulu after the vessel shipped water leaving Suva.
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$5

58014
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP (set of 12 Volumes)

London. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996. Conway Maritime Press. Edition limited to 2000 hand numbered copies (this set No. 930). Set of 12 volumes for a total of 2378 pages, with hundreds of illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine set. 30.2 x 25.2.
The Earliest Ships, by Arne Emil Christensen. The Age of the Galley, by Professor John Morrison. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons, by Professor Richard W. Unger. The Line of Battle, by Brian Lavery. The Heyday of Sail, by Dr Philip Bosscher. The Advent of Steam, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Steam Steel & Shellfire, by Dr Andrew Lambert. Sail's Last Century, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Eclipse of the Big Gun, by David K Brown. The Golden Age of Shipping, by Ambrose Greenway. Navies in the Nuclear Age, by Dr Norman Friedman. The Shipping Revolution, by Alastair Couper.
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$750

67829
GARDNER, John
SAILING SHIPS PRIVATEERS: English "Golden Hind", 1579 - Dutch "De Vlissinger", 1782 - American "Prince de Neufchatel", 1814 - Swedish "Neptunus", 1714 - Danish "Mandal", 1808.

London. c. 1980. Hempel's Marine Paints. 5 "Frameable" prints in colour by John Gardner. Fine. Oblong format: 28 x 42.
5 Privateers in the Age of Sail.
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$15

55464
GARRETT, W. E.
ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY: Ferry Route to the North (In National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1965. N.G.S. Volume 127, No.6, June 1965. Contains article between P.776 and 819 with 2 maps & 47 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.4.
On board the ferry Malaspina.
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$10

34841
GENZMER, Felix
GERMANISCHE SEEFAHRT UND SEEGELTUNG

München, Germany. 1944. F. Bruckmann. 1st Ed. VIII, 377 PP with 4 family trees and 73 figures (7 maps and 66 drawings). Hard cover. Ageing of paper (war economy), stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. German text in Gothic script. Near fine. Rare. 21.2 x 14.
Teutonic history of early navigation, exploration and sea-power (Viking period).
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$15

49224
GIBBARD JACKSON, G.
THE BOOK OF THE SHIP

London. c. 1927. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. VIII, 248 PP, plus 14 colour plates and 32 b/w plates with 51 illustrations. Fp (in colour): Launch of the Great Britain in 1839. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed at hinges and on the edges. Hinge of front cover split on 5 cms. Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 23 x 15.5.
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$10

49223
GIBBARD JACKSON, G.
THE BOOK OF THE SHIP

London. c. 1927. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed., in the Romance series. VIII, 248, (16 publications) PP, plus 14 colour plates and 32 b/w plates with 51 illustrations. Fp (in colour): Launch of the Great Britain in 1839. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine. Top edge of covers with speckles. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Offsetting of endpapers. Very good. 23 x 15.5.
Contents: Great Days of Sail, The Navy in Steam: Early Days, The Smaller Steamships, The Cunard and Anchor Lines, The P. and O. and the British India, Some Famous Wrecks, The Diver and Salvage Work, Some Mysteries of the Sea ...
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$10

49228
GIBBARD JACKSON, G.
THE SHIP UNDER STEAM

London. 1927. Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 262 PP, plus 24 b/w plates with 47 b/w illustrations. Fp: H.M.S. Opal, a wartime destroyer at speed. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Light offsetting of endpapers. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.2.
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$10

64122
GIBSON BOWLES, Thomas
SEA LAW AND SEA POWER, as they would be affected by recent proposals; with reasons against those proposals

London. 1910. John Murray. 1st Ed. XVI, 296 PP with tables. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and a sunned spine, top edge gilt. Front endpaper with Ingleton bookplate and Thomas Welsby bookplate with his signature. Ingleton No: 10953. Foxing. Very good. 22.5 x 14.5.
Thomas Welsby: Maritime historian from Queensland.
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$90

49851
GIBSON, Charles, DUNN, Lawrence, FISHER, John & NIGHTINGALE, Geoffrey
EAGLE BOOK OF SHIPS AND BOATS

London. 1959. Hulton Press. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Passenger ship arriving in port. Blue hard cover, device on front. Spine sunned. Name of previous owner on inside front cover and front endpaper. Very good. 26.7 x 21.
The Royal Navy. The Merchant Navy (ocean freighter, tanker...). Safety at sea. Sailing...
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$10

51119
GIDLEY, Charles
THE RAGING OF THE SEA

London. 1984. Andre Deutsch. 1st Ed. 543 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0233976477
Novel. Royal Navy and Naval life at sea.
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$15

70419
GILKERSON, William
ULTIMATE VOYAGE: A Book of Five Mariners

Boston. 1998. Shambhala Publications, Inc. 1st edition. (10), 314 PP with line drawings by the author (vignette on title page, headpieces, endpieces and text illustrations). Fp (in colour): " Vessle" swept gloriously along the waterfront, by the author Pictorial soft cover. Top corner slightly bumped. Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 1570624615
A seafaring tale.
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$15

17627
GILLMER, Thomas
A HISTORY OF WORKING WATERCRAFT OF THE WESTERN WORLD

Camden, Maine, USA. 1994. International Marine. 2nd edition of the 1974 original Working Watercraft. XII, 276 PP with 302 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 19.2. 007023616X
Their origins - Northern European watercraft - Traditional working boats of the British Islands - Mediterranean boats: lineage and style - The Iberian influence - The North American maritime heritage.
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$20

18208
GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George
SAILING SHIPS AND SAILING CRAFT

New York. 1971. Bantam. Reprint of the 1970 US edition by Grosset & Dunlap. 159 PP with colour illustrations by Bill Robertshaw. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 18 x 11.
From ancient world to clippers and windjammers, working boats and pleasure yachts.
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$5

45709
GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George
SAILING SHIPS AND SAILING CRAFT

London. 1969. Paul Hamlyn / Sun Books. 1st paperback edition. 160 PP with colour illustrations by Bill Robertshaw. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 18 x 11.
From ancient world to clippers and windjammers, working boats and pleasure yachts.
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$10

45644
GONIK, Miron & VAIRO, Carlos Pedro
USHUAIA, SU MUSEO MARITIMO - Etnografia Maritima & Arqueologia Naval / Maritime Ethnography and Naval Archaeology

Ushuaia. 2000. Zagier & Urruty. 1st bilingual edition. 190 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans, sketches and photos). Copy signed by Carlos Pedro Vairo and with stamp of the Museo Maritimo de Ushuaia, Fin del Mundo, Tierra del Fuego on title page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Spanish and English text. 28 x 20. 1879568713
The Maritime Museum of Ushuaia. Models in the museum. Ethnography and archaeology: The Hull. The sails... Notes on primitive water transport...
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$35

45340
GORDON, John Steele
A THREAD ACROSS THE OCEAN - The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable

London. 2002. Simon & Schuster. 1st paperback edition. XIV, (2), 239 PP with 43 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.3. 0743231279
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$10

50996
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AND SON

London. 1959. Michael Joseph. 1st Ed. 190 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 13.5.
Novel.
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$5

50932
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AT LARGE

London. 1955. Michael Joseph. 3rd impression in November 1955 of the October 1955 original. 208 PP. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 13.5.
Novel.
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$5

50864
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AT SEA

London. 1953. Michael Joseph. 5th impression in June 1953 of the February 1953 original. 219 PP. Hard cover. Some foxing. Near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.
Novel. On board the Lotus, trampship (carrying 30 passengers) of the Fathom Steamship Company.
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$10

69500
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AT SEA

London. 1954. Michael Joseph. 15th impression (December 1954) of the February 1953 original. 219 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.
Novel. On board the Lotus, trampship (carrying 30 passengers) of the Fathom Steamship Company.
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$10

17262
GORE, Rick
THE MEDITERRANEAN, Sea of Man's Fate [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 162, No.6]

Washington. 1982. N.G.S. December 1982. Contains article P. 694 to 737 with 2 maps, 2 bw & 4 colour illust., and 36 colour photos plus folded double map of the Mediterranean sea (historic & sea floor). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Contains two articles: the buried city of Herculaneum on the slope of Vesuvius and the Lost Outpost of the Egyptian Empire at Gaza.
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$15

19345
GOULD, Alan
THE MAN WHO STAYED BELOW

Sydney. 1984. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 201 PP. Illustrated end papers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207148910
A novel based on the voyage of a 16 year old apprentice on the wool clipper Emilia Denholm from Melbourne to London, via Cape Horn.
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$5

11988
GREENE, Nathanael
CRISIS AND DECLINE, The French Socialist Party in the Popular Front Era

Ithaca, New York. 1969. Cornell University Press. 1st Ed. XV, (3), 361 PP with 13 tables, 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Léon Blum. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
The split between the pacifist and the advocate of a strong stand against the growing fascism.
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$15

16329
GREENHILL, Basil
ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE BOAT - A New Introductory Study

London. 1976. Adam & Charles Black. 1st Ed., with introduction by Professor W. F. Grimes. 320 PP with 213 b/w illustrations (photos & line drawings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket sunned. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.2 x 19. 0713616458
Evolution of boats and ship-building, covering the 4 main roots of boat-building: raft, skin boats, bark boats and dug-outs.
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$20

30335
GREENHILL, Basil
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THE MERCHANT SAILING SHIP 1815-1965

London. 1980. HMSO. 1st Ed., Volume 7 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 45 plates. FEP: 7 plans of Square rig. REP: 9 plans of Fore and Aft rig. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903177
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$5

30339
GREENHILL, Basil (editor)
THE SHIP (set of 10 volumes)

London. 1980 & 1981. HMSO & National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. Series of 10 books with a total of 628 PP and 419 b/w illustrations in text. Illustrated endpapers. Laminated pict. boards. Ingleton bookplate. Fine. 20.5 x 21.2.
The development of merchant vessels and specialized vessels of war, from the earliest times to the present day by: Sean McGrail, John Morrison, Alan McGowan, Robin Craig, John M. Maber, Basil Greenhill, Antony Preston, and Ewan Corlett.
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$100

45547
GREENHILL, Basil (editor)
THE SHIP (set of 10 volumes)

London. 1980 & 1981. HMSO & National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. Series of 10 volumes with a total of 628 PP and 419 b/w illustrations in text. Illustrated endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 20.5 x 21.2.
The development of merchant vessels and specialized vessels of war, from the earliest times to the present day by: Sean McGrail, John Morrison, Alan McGowan, Robin Craig, John M. Maber, Basil Greenhill, Antony Preston, and Ewan Corlett.
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$75

62078
GREENHILL, Basil & GIFFARD, Ann
WESTCOUNTRYMEN IN PRINCE EDWARD'S ISLE, A Fragment of the Great Migration

London. 1967. David & Charles. 1st UK Ed. 248 PP with 36 b/w plates, 3 maps & 1 drawing in text. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 715341669
The development of trade between Britain and North America and Canada. An interesting study of maritime industrial history and the ventures of the Devon merchants in the colony of Prince Edward Island.
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$25

40490
GREENPEACE
THE RAINBOW WARRIOR

Adelaide. 1993. Greenpeace Australia. Wall chart (59 x 82 cms) with 1 map of Australia, 1 plan of Rainbow Warrior and 15 colour photos. Fine. Folded size: 29.5 x 21.
On the Rainbow Warrior tour of Australia in 1993.
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$10

46462
GREENWICH
A CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO THE LONDON BOROUGH OF GREENWICH

London. 1984. South East London & Kentish Mercury Group Publication. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 48 b/w photos (and over 42 pages of advertisements). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 28.4 x 21.
Published to celebrate 100 years of the Prime Meridian passing at Greenwich.
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$10

46460
GREENWICH
LONDON BOROUGH OF GREENWICH OFFICIAL GUIDE

London. c. 1975. London Borough of Greenwich / Ed. J. Burrow. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 1 map, 6 colour illustrations, 22 b/w photos, and over 42 pages of advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
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$10

68789
GREGORY, Barry & BATCHELOR, John
AIRBORNE WARFARE 1918-1945

London. 1979. Phoebus. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, plans, sketches, maps and photos). Fp (in colour): The face of Blitzkrieg. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0702600539
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$10

45328
GRIFFITH, Paddy
THE ULTIMATE WEAPONRY

Enderby, UK. 1995. Blitz Editions. Reprint of the 1991 original published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 217, (7 bibliography & index) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 22. 1856052893
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$10

67816
GUERIN, Jacques / TAJAN, Jacques
BIBLIOTHEQUE JACQUES GUERIN - Huitième Partie: Rimbaud et Lautréamont

Paris. 1998. Etude Tajan / Drouot-Montaigne. . Catalogue "Vente aux Enchères", 17 Novembre 1998. 100, (8) PP with b/w and colour photos by Jean-Yves et Nicolas Dubois. Soft cover, title on front board. French text. Fine. 28.5 x 22.
Experts - Autographes: Michel Castaing & Maryse Castaing, Librairie Charavay. Livres et Photographies: Dominique Courvoisier, Librairie Giraud-Badin.
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$25

50977
GUEROUT, Max & LIOU, Bernard
LA GRANDE MAITRESSE, Nef de François Ier

Paris. 2001. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st edition, in Collection Histoire Maritime. 290 PP with 56 pages (facsimile of manuscript), 2 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 2840501848
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$20

37448
GUILLEUX la ROËRIE, Louis
NAVIRES ET MARINS - de la Rame a l'Helice (two volumes bound into one)

Paris. 1946. Librairie Rombaldi. 2nd edition of the 1930 original. Vol. I: (4), 280, (4) PP with 200 b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour and 16 b/w plates. Vol. II: 412 PP with 332 b/w illustrations, plus 5 colour and 16 b/w plates. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper. Obituary note pasted down on rear endpaper. Near fine. Scarce. French text. 22.7 x 22.
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$100

46729
GUIOT, Capitaine de Vaisseau (R) Pierre
LE PRINCE DE JOINVILLE ET LA MARINE DE SON TEMPS

Paris. 1953. Musée de la Marine. 1st edition, with a preface in French by Amiral Lacaze (with Portuguese translation). 108, (30 advertisements) PP with 67 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plate with 3 genealogical trees. Fp: L'Amiral Prince de Joinville. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 27 x 21.
Catalogue of an exhibition held November 1953 to February 1954: French navy during the reign of Louis-Philippe 1, King of the French.
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$30

43723
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F.
MUTINY - A History of Naval Insurrection

New York. 2002. Berkley Book. Paperback edition of the 1992 original. X, (2), 318 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 0425183211
The many faces of mutiny: from the famous Bounty mutiny to the Potemkin, the problems in the USN during the Vietnam War and the peace movement, the USSR fleet & the Frigate Storozhevoy in 1973 ...
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$10

69993
HACKFORTH-JONES, Gilbert
ONE-ONE-ONE, Stories of the Navy

London. 1943. Hodder & Stoughton. January 1943 reprint of the October 1942 original. 223, (1 publications) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped and plastic protected). Covers with a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 13.
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$20

43159
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA

London. 1937. Geoffrey Bles. 1st Ed. VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Cloth cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

47017
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA

New York. 1979. Earl M. Coleman. Facsimile reprint of the 1938 original, in the Seafaring Men: Their Ships and Times series. (4), VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Eps: Map of North East Canada / USA. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0930576276
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$10

46793
HAFFNER, L.
A L'ASSAUT DES OCEANS

Paris. 2001. Editions du Gerfaut. New edition of the 1936 original, with a different iconography. 180 PP with drawings and colour illustrations by the author. Hard cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.5. 2914622015
Conquest of the Oceans: evolution of ships, seamanship, navigation methods....
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$40

37894
HAFFNER, L.
A L'ASSAUT DES OCEANS

Paris. 1936. Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Critique. 1st Ed., in Bibliotheque d'Histoire Politique, Militaire et Navale. 346, 6 PP with 235 drawings by the author. Rebacked copy. Modern binding retaining original soft cover. Near fine. French text. 23.3 x 15.
The Conquest of the Oceans: from the outrigger canoe to the Normandie.
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$20

65929
HALL, James B.
THE REALM OF FICTION - 65 Short Stories

New York. 1970. McGraw-Hill, Inc. 2nd edition. XIV, (2), 528 PP. Cloth cover, title in red lettering on front board and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 23.5 x 16.
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$10

34443
HAMBLIN, Dora Jane
THE TRADE AND TREASURE OF PHOENICIA COME ALIVE IN A VENETIAN PALAZZO (in Smithsonian, Volume 19, No. 5)

Washington. 1988. Smithsonian Institution. Volume 19, No. 5, August 1988. Edited by Don Moser. 136 PP. Contains article from page 62 to 75 with 1 map and 24 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.
From their homes on the Levantine littoral, the world's first traveling salesmen sailed off and colonized the Mediterranean world.
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$15

47938
HAMILTON, John
WAR AT SEA 1939-1945

Poole, UK. 1986. Blandford Press. Second impression of original edition. 272 PP with 43 maps & plans, and 176 paintings by author/artist. Hard cover, dj. A near fine copy. Large format: 35 x 26.5. 0713716606
A portfolio of paintings on the war at sea during WWII, kept by the Imperial War Museum on board HMS Belfast.
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$40

37052
HAMILTON-PATERSON, James
THE GREAT DEEP - The Sea and its Thresholds

New York. 1992. Random House. 1st US edition. (14), 300, (4) PP with 7 b/w illust. on full page. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5.
Charts and naming - Islands and boundaries - Reefs and seeing - Wrecks and death... Pirates and nomads (in the Sulu Archipelago).
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$20

64775
HAMLYN, Paul
THE ADVENTURE OF SHIPS

London. 1968. The Hamlyn Publishing Group. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour illustrations by Istituto Geografico de Agostini. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with closed tears (repaired). Occasional foxing. Very good. 30.2 x 23
Ships of all ages. Well illustrated.
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$10

22142
HANDY, Amy
THE GOLDEN AGE OF SAIL

New York. 1996. Todtri. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 90 b/w & colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing on first and last few pages, o/wise very good. 31.5 x 22.5. 1880908891
The magic of sail, the seafaring life, trade routes and merchantmen, the romance and terror of the sea: around Cape Horn, shipwrecks and storms at sea, great maritime battles. The arrival of the age of steam.
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$10

32371
HANLEY, James
THE LAST VOYAGE and other stories

London. 1997. Harvill Press. 1st edition, in a combined form of 5 short-stories published in 1930 and 1931, with an introduction by Alan Ross. XIV, 271 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 1860463169
Life at sea...
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$10

14335
HARDY, A. C. (editor)
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA

London. c. 1950. Odhams Press. 1st Ed. 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover. Spine sunned and split at hinge (repaired). Internally very good. 25 x 18.5.
From log to luxury liner: construction, propulsion, dry-docking; various & adapted types of ships: fishing, cable-laying, etc..
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$5

34785
HARTMAN, Tom
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF SHIPS AND SHIPPING - Facts & Feats

Enfield, UK. 1983. Guinness Superlatives Limited. 1st Ed. 265 PP with tables, 26 colour and 200 b/w illustrations (maps, engravings, paintings & photos). Fp: Submarines passing the Dreadnought. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17.8. 0851122698
Experiment and exploration. Warships and warfare. Trade and transport. Distress and disaster.
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$15

51970
HATCHER, Victor
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN

Sydney. 1972. Collins. 1st Australian edition. No pagination, 32 PP with colour illustrations by the author. FEP: Map of the Mediterranean Sea with 8 ships. REP: 9 Mediterranean ships. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 29.5. 01950169
For young people.
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$15

51978
HATCHER, Victor
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Sydney. 1969. Collins. 1st Australian edition. No pagination, 32 PP with colour illustrations by the author. FEP: Map of the South Pacific with 9 traditional ships. REP: 11 sailing ships. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 29.5.
For young people.
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$10

30122
HATTENDORF, John B. (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 1: The Age of Discovery & Volume 2: The Eighteenth Century and the Classic Age of Sail

Malabar, Fl., USA. 1996 & 1997. Krieger Publishing. Reprints. Volume 1: XV, 331 PP with 28 b/w illust. Fp: Portuguese Navigators. Volume 2: XVI, 304 PP with 32 b/w illust. Fp: An eighteenth-century French ship. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 23.4 x 15.7. 1575240130
Volume 1: Ships of Late Middle-age by Richard W. Unger - Portuguese Expansion by Charles Verlinden - Spain and the conquest of the Atlantic by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto - The World Encompassed by A.N. Ryan. Volume 2: The Opening of the Pacific by Glyndwr Williams - The Science and Practice of Navigation by Karel Davids and Willem F.J. Mörzer Bruyns...
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$100

16986
HATTENDORF, John B. (Editor)
UBI SUMUS? The State of Naval and Maritime History

Newport. 1994. Naval War College Press. Historical Monograph Series, No.11. VIII, 419 PP with tables and graphs in text. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23 x 15. 1884733042
33 essays presented in June 1993 at the First Yale-Naval War College Conference on naval and maritime history. From the ancient world and Argentina to Chinese maritime history in Taiwan, and Mahan plus One Hundred, or the Current state of American History. Australia: essay by Commander James Goldrick and Sub-Lieutenant Alison Vincent. India: Captain C. Uday Bhaskar. New Zealand: Ian McGibbon and Gavin McLean...
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$25

13919
HAWS, Duncan & HURST, Alex A.
THE MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD - A Chronological Survey of Maritime Events From 5,000 B.C. until the Present Day, Supplemented by Commentaries (in two volumes)

Brighton, Sussex, UK. 1985. Teredo Books Ltd. 1st Ed. Volume I: XXV, 494 PP & Volume II: VII, 420 PP. With 31 maps and 203 illustrations (62 colour & 141 b/w). Fp: The spell of a sunlit sea. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 22.5. 0903662108
Volume I: Maritime chronology and Historical commentary from 5000 BC to 1816. Volume II: Maritime chronology and Historical commentary 1816 to 1984.
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$50

68179
HAWS, Duncan & HURST, Alex A.
THE MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD - Volume II

Brighton, Sussex, UK. 1985. Teredo Books Ltd. 1st Ed. Volume II: VII, 420 PP. With 5 maps (XXVII - XXXI) and 135 illustrations (25 colour & 110 b/w). Fp: A Kamikaze 'plane attacking the U.S. battleship Missouri. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with light creases. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Very good. Large book: 31.2 x 22.5. 0903662108
Volume II: Maritime chronology (1826 to 1984) and Historical commentary (1816 to 1945). Maritime Chronology (1945-1984) followed by Epilogue, Addenda and Index.
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$20

18246
HEAL, Veryan
BRITAIN'S MARITIME HERITAGE

London. 1988. Conway Maritime Press. 127 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.8 x 13.8. 0851774741
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$10

18310
HECKMAN, Richard D. (editor)
YANKEES UNDER SAIL - A Collection of the Best Sea Stories from Yankee Magazine with Rare Photographs taken during the Age of Sail

Dublin. N.H. 1968. Yankee Inc. 1st Ed. 254 PP with over 250 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings, maps & rare photographs). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 31.5 x 23.5.
Forty true stories providing a portrait of the Yankee at sea. Skippers and seamen, vessels, adventure, disaster & mystery, whaling, the Americas' Cup, shipbuilding,...
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$40

21289
HEINE, William C.
HISTORIC SHIPS OF THE WORLD

Adelaide. 1977. Rigby. 1st Australian edition. 156 PP with 105 b/w illustrations & 15 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 23. 0727003399
A review of 22 historic ships, restored & preserved as monuments to men who braved the sea. History, career, actual appearance.
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$10

69341
HELLER, Joseph
CATCH-22

London. 2004. Vintage. 1st Vintage edition "Reading Group Guide". A special edition with a commentary by Howard Jacobson. XIII, (XI), 520 PP (18 Reading Guide). Soft cover. Spine with light creases. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0099479184
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$10

68725
HERBERT, A. P.
THE SINGING SWAN - A Yachtsman's Yarn

London. 1968. Methuen & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 470 PP. Fp: "Singing Swan" by David Knight. Eps: Sketch map of London River and Estuary by Maureen Verity. Hard cover, title an device on spine, dust jacket with a few nicks. Light foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 14.
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$45

42400
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION - In Search of Our Beginnings

London. 1982. Unwin Paperbacks. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. 379, (1 adv.) PP, plus 48 pages with 100 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Spine with creases, ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 13. 004572024X
Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerian rafts made with reeds.
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$15

32178
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION - In Search of Our Beginnings

New York. 1982. New American Library. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. VIII, (2), 349, (4 adv.) PP, plus 64 pages with 140 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23 x 15.5. 452253586
Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerian rafts made with reeds.
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$10

14913
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE VOYAGE OF RA II (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 139, No.1, 1971)

Washington. 1971. N.G.S. Volume 139, No. 1, January 1971. Article from P. 44 to 71 with 1 map and 28 col. photos in text. Pict Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
By raft made of papyrus reeds, from Morocco to Barbados.
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$10

43534
HIGGINSON, Rear-Admiral Francis J.
NAVAL BATTLES IN THE CENTURY

Toronto & Philadelphia. 1906. The Linscott Publishing. 1st edition in the Nineteenth Century series. XXIV, 472 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt title (dulled). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.6 x 14.
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$50

44111
HILL, Rear Admiral J. R.
ARMS CONTROL AT SEA

Annapolis. 1989. Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. VII, 229 PP with 1 table. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.2. 0870210009
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$10

15485
HILL-WILLIS, Capt. C.H.
ON THEIR MAJESTIES SERVICE

Newtown, Vic. 1983. Neptune Press. 1st Ed. 249 PP with 21 b/w photos in text. Hard cover, dj has a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a near fine copy, signed by author. 22.2 x 14.8. 0949583200
A life at sea: 30 different ships and ashore working for Majesties of kingdoms in Malaya and in Tonga.
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$15

51969
HMSO
SAILING SHIPS 1400 B.C. to 1860 A.D.

London. 1878. Science Museum / HMSO. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Science Museum Picture Packs series. Pack contained in a clear plastic envelope with: 2 covers and 12 plates with 1 drawing each. Inside covers: Details of the 12 ships. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 24 x 37.
12 Sailing ships: Egyptian Ship, c.1480 B.C.... Viking Ship, c.900 A.D... Elizabethan Galleon, c.1600. .. Clipper Ship c.1865.
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$20

20240
HOBBS, Edward W.
SAILING SHIPS AT A GLANCE, A pictorial record of the evolution of the sailing ship from the earliest times until to-day

London. 1925. The Architectural Press. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the "At a Glance" series. XVIII, 114 with 150 b/w illustrations. Hard cover. Spine sunned and part of front cover faded. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$15

40119
HOGBEN, Rick
A SHARP LOOK-OUT - One hundred years of maritime history as reported by Fairplay

London. 1983. Fairplay Publications. 1st Ed. VIII, 197 PP 10 tail pieces and 48 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.2 x 14. 0905045483
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$10

49235
HOLLAND, Rupert Sargent
HISTORIC SHIPS

London. 1927. T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. 1st UK edition of the 1926 US original. 390 PP with 32 decorations by Edward Shenton, plus 6 colour plates and 8 b/w plates with 14 illustrations by Manning de V. Lee. Fp (in colour): The Constitution. Eps: US ships of Perry, in 1853 at Uraga, Japan. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 18.5.
Includes: Viking Voyages to America, The Argosies and Pageants of Venice, The First Ship to Sail Around the world, The Great Harry, The Mayflower, Tall East Indiamen, Buccaneers of the Atlantic Coast, The Darling of the Seas: The Clipper Ship ...
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$15

47534
HOLLAND, Rupert Sargent
HISTORIC SHIPS

Philadelphia. 1926. Macrae Smith Co. 1st Ed. 390 PP with 32 decorations by Edward Shenton, plus 6 colour plates and 8 b/w plates with 14 illustrations by Manning de V. Lee. Fp (in colour): The Constitution. Eps: US Ships of Perry, in 1853 at Uraga, Japan. Cloth cover, decoration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked with a little shelf wear. Note on front endpaper. Very good. 23.2 x 18.
Includes: Viking Voyages to America, The Argosies and Pageants of Venice, The First Ship to Sail Around the world, The Great Harry, The Mayflower, Tall East Indiamen, Buccaneers of the Atlantic Coast, The Darling of the Seas: The Clipper Ship ...
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$20

51614
HOLMES, Sir George C. V.
ANCIENT AND MODERN SHIPS. Part I: Wooden Sailing Ships

London. 1907. HMSO / Wyman and Sons. 1st Ed., in the Victoria and Albert Museum Science Handbook series. XVI, 168 PP with 74 b/w illustrations. Rebacked copy. Cloth cover. Some pages reinforced at fold. Foxing, pencil notes. Name of previous owners. Good reading copy. 21.8 x 14.5.
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$25

68122
HOPE, Ronald
A NEW HISTORY OF BRITISH SHIPPING

London. 1990. John Murray. 1st Ed. XVIII, 533 PP with 2 pages "Sail Plans", 3 maps, 26 "Tables and Charts", plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers, front outside edge and title page. An otherwise excellent copy. 24 x 16 0719547997
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$20

64794
HOPE, Ronald
SHIPS

London. 1958. B. T. Batsford Ltd. 1st Ed., in Junior Heritage Books series. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by John Mansbridge. Fp: A Close-hauled Ship of 1565. Hard cover, illustrated front. Ex library copy with 4 stamps on endpapers, pocket on front endpaper and shelf number at foot of spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.7 x 14.2.
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$10

30917
HOPE, Ronald (editor)
TWENTY SINGING SEAMEN, Prizewinning Stories by Merchant Seamen

London. 1979. Stanford Maritime. 1st Ed. 127 PP. Hard cover, dj. Name previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0540073814
22 stories written by Able-seamen (5), General Purpose Rating (2), Navigating Officers (2)... Masters (5).
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$10

63586
HOPKINSON, Tom (editor)
PICTURE POST 1938-50

London. 1970. Penguin Books. 1st paperback edition, with an introduction by Tom Hopkinson. 288 PP with b/w illutrations. Fp: the Happy Elephants. Picorial soft cover. Cover slightly rubbed. Name of previous owner on first page. Very good reading copy. 29.8 x 21. 140031154
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$15

44109
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1975. Octopus Books. Reprint of the 1969 original. 144 PP with 175 bw & colour illust. Half title-page: Sails and driver of a 20-gun ship. Title-page: Dutch men of war and yacht. Eps: Group of vessels by Van de Velde. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine with near-fine dust jacket. 28.6 x 21. 0706403037
The oar-driven figthing ship, the sailing fighting ship and the engine-driven fighting ship.
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$10

58142
HOWARD, Dr Frank
SAILING SHIPS OF WAR 1400-1860

London. 1987. Conway Maritime Press. Reprint of the 1979 original. 256 PP with 357 b/w and 31 colour illustrations. Title spread: An English 3rd rate about 1730. (FEP: Portrait of the Henry Grace à Dieu). REP: A Dutch bomb vessel of 1751. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket laminated with clear plastic and pasted down by the endpapers (unfortunately hiding the front endpaper). Few faint foxing spots on outside edges. An excellent working copy. 30.5 x 23.5. 0851771386
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$15

67937
HUGO, Victor
OEUVRES COMPLETES DE VICTOR HUGO - Poésie I: Odes et Ballades

Paris. 1880. J. Hetzel & A. Quantin. 1st edition with Notes by Author and Editors. Preface by Victor Hugo. (4), VIII, 558 PP. Stained outside edges, marbled endpapers. Half bound, marbled boards, leather spine with raised bands and gilt title. French text. Edges of covers slightly rubbed, and small tear at head of spine of front cover. Near fine. 23 x 15.
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$30

37699
HURD, Archibald
THE SEA TRADERS

London. 1921. Cassell. 1st Ed. VI, 224 PP. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside edges and pages. Note on front endpaper. Near fine. 20.7 x 14.
How the Island of Britain expanded world wide. Merchant Seamen of Bristol... Foundations of Eastern Trade & the East India Company... Samuel Cunard...
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$15

52526
HUTCHINSON, Vere
GREAT WATERS

London. 1924. Jonathan Cape. Second impression of the 1924 original. 317 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 19.7 x 13.
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$20

20248
HYATT, A.M.J. (Editor)
DREADNOUGHT TO POLARIS, Maritime Strategy since Mahan

Toronto & Annapolis. 1973. Copp Clark Publishing Co. & Naval Institute Press. 1st Ed. (8), 125 PP with 2 maps. Hard cover, pict. dw. (rubbed). Very good. 23.5 x 15.7. 0773040102
9 papers from the Conference on Strategic Studies at the University of Western Ontario, March 1972. The Dardanelles revisited: further thoughts on the Naval prelude, by Arthur Marder. Problems of Naval Arms control: the High Seas, the Deep Ocean and the Seabed, by William Epstein...
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$10

43994
HYTHE, Viscount (editor)
THE NAVAL ANNUAL 1913

New York. 1970. Arco Publishing. Reprint of the 1913 original. Library edition. (4), VIII, 520 PP with tables & b/w illustrations, plus 1 diagram and 9 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.4 x 16. 668022671
The state of various navies prior to WWI. British and foreign navies. Personnel of the German Navy... The Turco-Italian war. The Dominion and Imperial defence.
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$25

51446
IRELAND, Bernard
Histoire illustrée des NAVIRES DE COMBAT

Paris. 1978. Editions Princesse. 1st edition of the 1978 English original. 154 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: On board the Minautor in 1868. Hard cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30 x 22.2. 2859610340
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$10

43661
I-SPY, Big Chief
I-SPY SHIPS AND BOATS

London. 1965. The Dickens Press. Juvenile edition. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside back cover: Map with the Life-Boat Stations around Britain. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.3 x 11.8.
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$20

69687
IVE, Ruth
THE WOMAN WHO CENSORED CHURCHILL

Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2008. The History Press. 1st Ed. 159, (1) PP with 5 "Churchill Documents", plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations (1 document, 1 map and 10 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 22.2 x 14. 9780752447162
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$15

46147
JACOBS, W. W.
THE CASTAWAYS

London. c. 1930. Hodder and Stoughton. Reprint. 282 PP. Illustrated title spread. Cloth cover, illustrated front board. Foxing and slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Front end paper with signature of previous owner. Very good. 19 x 12.7.
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$10

56156
JANKELIOWITCH, Anne & PLISSON, Philip
SHIPS

New York. 2007. Abram Books for Young Readers. 1st US edition, translated from the French original by Christopher Pitts. 5-76 PP with 40 colour photos by Philip Plisson and 40 colour illustrations by John Pendray. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 32 x 25.5. 9780810996386
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$25

55911
JENKINS, Geoffrey
SCEND OF THE SEA

London. 1973. Fontana. 1st paperback edition of the 1971 original. 190, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Good reading copy. 17.8 x 10.8.
Historic novel built around the disappearance of the liner Waratah off the coast of South Africa.
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$5

14876
JENKINS, Nancy
THE BOAT BENEATH THE PYRAMID, King Cheops' Royal Ship

London. 1980. Thames & Hudson. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 136 b/w & 13 colour illustrations. Titlespread: Line drawings of the reconstructed Royal Ship. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 050005035X
The Royal Ship: discovery, excavation, reconstruction of this great cedarwood ship.
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$25

55979
JENNINGS, John
THE SALEM FRIGATE

Sydney. 1946. Invincible Press. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by T. Tisdall. 407 PP. Eps: Map. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Faint foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.
Novel with an historical background. Story of the Frigarte Essex, USN: 1800-01 to Batavia, Indonesia. 1802-03 to Tripoli, Libya. 1812-14 to Eastern Pacific and the Marquesas Islands.
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$15

16668
JENNINGS, John
THE SEA EAGLES

Sydney. 1951. Invincible Press. 1st Australian edition. XIV, (2), 300 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.
Novel with an historical background. A story of the American Navy during the Revolution; of the men who fought and the ships they sailed and the women who stood behind them.
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$10

33986
JONES, Dilwyn
BOATS - Egyptian Bookshelf

London. 1995. British Museum Press. 1st edition, in the Egyptian Bookshelf series. 96 PP with 72 b/w illust. (1 map, 9 photos and 62 drawings), plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Fp: Artist's impression of the sailing boat of Hatshepsut. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 0714109754
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$10

48606
JORDAN, Humfrey
TIDE STILL FLOWING

London. 1940. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 383, (1) PP with 6 drawings by Bip Pares. Cloth cover. Foxing on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 20.8 x 14.5.
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$10

66283
JUAN SEBASTIAN DE ELCANO
Spanish Training Ship for Naval Academy Midshipman "JUAN SEBASTIAN DE ELCANO" - Training Cruise 1987/88

Cadiz. 1985. Armada de España. 1985 edition. No pagination, 16 PP with 7 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 rigging plan on double page, 2 maps, 3 paintings and 20 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 17.7.
The training ship launched in 1927. The 1987/88 cruise with Australian calls at Fremantle, Melbourne, Hobart and Sydney for Australia's Bicentennial Celebration. The first circumnavigation of the globe and Juan Sebastian de Elcano.
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$20

20748
KAY, F. George
SHIPS

London. 1966. John Baker. 1st in the It's Made Like This series. 64 PP with 1 cut-away drawing of the Savannah, plus 24 pages with 35 bw photos. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed). Very good. 20.3 x 13.2.
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$10

51007
KEER, Daisy
LES BATEAUX

Paris. 1996. Editions Epigones. 1st edition in Collection Fenêtres, of the 1995 English original, translated by Isabelle Delplanque. 40 PP with colour illustrations by Gerald Wood. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Fine. 20.7 x 20.7. 2736648056
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$15

17257
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1978. Orbis Publishing. 1st Ed. 288 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated eps. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, pict. dw. Dedicatory note on half-title page, a small biro mark on contents page, o/wise a very good copy. 29.7 x 23.2. 0846704994
Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.
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$10

64608
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1983. Orbis Publishing. Reprint of 1978 original. 320 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations in text. Illustrated endpapers (the schooner Alert). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 0856135011
Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.
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$15

17256
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1978. Orbis Publishing. 1st Ed. 288 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated eps. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 0846704994
Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.
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$20

64388
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS

Syddney. 1978. Books for Pleasure. 1st Aust. Ed. 288 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated eps. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj (with a few chips around edges). Near fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 0846704994
Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.
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$10

16010
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1988. Black Cat. 2nd edition of the 1978 original. 320 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations in text. Eps. Laminated boards,dj. Fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 074810092X
Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.
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$15

48815
KENNEDY, Ludovic (compiler)
A BOOK OF SEA JOURNEYS

London. 1981. Collins. 1st Ed. XX, 395 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: A ship of 1565. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0002163101
An anthology of outstanding writings about people at sea.
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$10

34552
KENT, Alexander
A TRADITION OF VICTORY

London. 1982. Hutchinson. Reprint of the 1981 original. 296 PP. Eps: Map of north west France and south of England. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0091458102
A novel - Rear Admiral Bolitho's actions before the Peace Treaty of Amiens, year 1801.
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$10

36507
KENT, H. S. K.
WAR AND TRADE IN NORTHERN SEAS - Anglo-Scandinavian economic relations in the mid-eighteenth century

Cambridge. 1973. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed., in the Cambridge Studies in Economic History series. XV, 240 PP with 4 tables and 8 figures. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.4. 0521085799
Timber-trade. Iron-trade... Tea-smuggling. The first armed neutrality: Anglo-Scandinavian disputes over neutral rights.
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$15

22074
KENTLEY, Eric
BOAT

Sydney. 1992. HarperCollins. 1st Australian edition, in the Collins Eyewitness Guides series. 64 PP with colour illust. Titlespread: 12 colour photos. Half title page: Chinese Junk. Illustrated endpapers. Pict. laminated boards. Near fine. 28.7 x 22.2. 0732200881
Discover the story of boats and ships - from dugout canoes to luxury yachts and giant supertankers.
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$10

49856
KERVERN, Charles
SAILORS AND THEIR SHIPS. Seafaring through the Ages

London. 1964. Odhams Books Limited. 1st English edition of the 1962 original. Juvenile edition. 94 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by J. J. Vayssieres. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 29.3 x 22.2.
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$10

65527
KESSLER, Contre-Amiral Jean (editor)
FRANCAIS ET ANGLAIS EN MEDITERRANEE 1789-1830

Paris. 1992. Service Historique de la Marine. 1st Ed. Foreword and Epilogue by Vice Amiral d'Escadre Michel Tripier. Introduction by Contre-Amiral Jean Kessler. 330 PP with tables and 5 maps. Texts: 11 in English and 14 in French. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of title page. Occasional faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.
3rd seminar of the Anglo-French studies of Maritime History, held in Toulon 14, 15 & 16th November 1990. 21 papers "... from the French Revolution, to the Independence of Greece ..." : 10 in French, by Jean Tulard, Jacques Ferrier, Martine Acerra ... Michèle Battesti ... and 11 in English, by Christopher Ware, Nicholas Tracy, Anthony Ryan, David J. Lyon, Brian Lavery ... John B. Hattendorf, William S. Dudley.
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$100

41178
KING, Dean
PATRICK O'BRIAN - A Life Revealed

London. 2000. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. XX, 428 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 diagram and 32 b/w photos. Title page: Patrick striking a pose. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.8. 0340792558
The author of the greatest historical novels ever written (The New York Times Book Review), and creator of the Royal Navy captain Lucky Jack Aubrey and naval surgeon Stephen Maturin...
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$15

70078
KINGSTON, W. H. G.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD

London. 1882. T. Nelson and Sons. 1st Ed. 460, (2) PP with over 40 b/w illustrations: 3 tail pieces, 38 text illustrations (13 on full page). Rebacked copy, cloth cover, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Occasional foxing. Copy lacking the frontispiece called for (but similar to plate of page 69). Very good copy. 19.3 x 13.5.
Juvenile edition: "A Book for Boys".
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$30

63462
KIZU, Tohru
SHIPS OF THE WORLD No. 449

Tokyo. 1992. Kaijinsha Co., Ltd. Issue 449, 1992. 172 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos) and 76 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Japanese text (caption of some photographs in English). Fine. 25.7 x 18.
... Indian Ocean Operations of the Japanese Navy, Apr. 1942. CIS Watching - Movement of ex Soviet Navy, by Masaru YUSA. Rise and fall of Black Sea Fleet, by Shunji Taoka. History of the North Pacific Liners (part 12), by Akio Miura.
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$15

56510
KLATTER, Drs. J.
EEN GRONIGER ZEEMAN IN NAPOLEONTISCHE TIJD - Zee-en landreizen van K. J. Kuipers - Kleine handelsvaart contra continentaal stelsel.

Zutpan, NL. 1980. De Walburg Pers. 1st Ed. Introduction by Drs. J. Klatter. 121, (7) PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Dutch text. Very good. 24 x 16. 9060112369
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$15

52417
KNEALE, Matthew
ENGLISH PASSENGERS

London. 2000. Hamish Hamilton. 1st Ed. X, 462, (2) PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0241140684
Historical novel: Search for the Garden of Eden on the island of Tasmania.
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$15

68985
KNEALE, Matthew
ENGLISH PASSENGERS

London. c. 2001. Penguin Books Reprint 8 of the 2001 paperback edition, (original of 2000). X, 463, (3 blank) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0140285210
Historical novel: Search for the Garden of Eden on the island of Tasmania. Pages 460 to 462: Anglo-Manx glossary.
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$5

33866
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
THE SEA CHEST

London. 1960. William Collins. 1st Ed. (juvenile). 128 PP with 66 b/w illust. (by G. Whittam, S. Tressilian, Horowicz, G.W. Backhouse, Ledoux and Robert Johnston), plus 4 colour plates. Title page: Tramp ship. Fp: The Most Honourable Order of the Silver Grasshoper.... Eps: Fishing harbour scene by Geoffrey Whittam. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing around page edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 20.5.
Stories of adventure at sea. 9 stories and 9 articles. Delightful book.
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$10

22431
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
THE SEA CHEST, Stories of Adventures at Sea

New York. 1964. Platt & Munk. 1st US edition (juvenile). 206 PP with 10 b/w illustrations by William Riley. Hard cover, illustrated boardsgilt device on front cover, dj. (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 16.
Nautical stories with facts, fiction and fascinating sea lore for young readers, such as the chapter on Australian Gold and the Foreland in 1854.
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$5

19123
KNOX, Captain Dudley W.
SHIPS, FROM DUGOUTS TO DREADNOUGHTS (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1938. National Geographic Society. Volume LXXIII, No. 1, January 1938. Contains article P. 56 to 98 with 27 b/w photos and XVI b/w plates "Etchings by Norman Wilkinson". Soft cover (soiled and reinforced on spine). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Man's colossal achievement in progressing from canoe and catamaran to modern liner, superdreadnought, airplane carrier, and flying ships.
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$5

37745
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Sir Robin (Foreword)
THE CONWAY HISTORY OF SEAFARING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

London. 2000. Conway. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 212 PP with 24 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0851777597
The race for sea supremacy by Eric Grove. The Great Liners, by Philip Dawson. Icy waters, by Ann Savours... Supplying the world by Alastair Couper.
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$15

51026
KOFFLER, Sandy & CALOZ, René, ATTINELLI, Lucio (editors)
HISTORY OF MANKIND (in The UNESCO Courier)

Paris. 1967. UNESCO. Issue for May 1967 - 20th year. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 22.5.
... Did Japanese fishermen bring the art of pottery making to Ecuador 5,000 years ago, by Betty J. Meggers... The dawn of the geographic spirit, by Philippe Wolff... The sailing vessel comes into its own, by Louis Gottschalk...
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$15

52661
KOZAK, Ing. Jaromir
SHIPS, A Concise Guide in Colour

London. 1975. Hamlyn. Reprint of the 1973 original English edition. 251 PP with 10 tables (4 with 14 drawings), and 88 colour illust. by Premysl Pospisil & Miroslav Rada. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Damp marks at top of dust jacket, covers and some pages, o/wise very good. 17 x 11.5. 0600379728
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$15

48596
KRYMOV, Y.
TANKER DERBENT. A Tale

Moscow. 1940. Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga (The International Book) 1st English edition, translated by B. Kagan. 185, (3) PP. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover. Covers lightly soiled. Ageing of paper with occasional foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
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$10

36751
KRYTHE, Maymie
PORT ADMIRAL - Phineas Banning 1830-1885

San Francisco. 1957. California Historical Society. 1st Ed. limited to 1000 copies. Special Publication No. 28. XVI, 251, (3) PP, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w illust. Title page: Portrait of Phineas Banning. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. A near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.
Biography of the Irrepressible General, father of the man-made port of Los Angeles (including Wilmington and San Pedro).
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$25

35241
LABAREE, Benjamin W.
A SUPPLEMENT (1971-1986) TO ROBERT G. ALBION'S NAVAL & MARITIME HISTORY - An Annotated Bibliography

Mystic, Connecticut. 1988. Mystic Seaport Museum / Munson Institute of American Maritime Studies. 1st Ed. VIII, 232 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Crease on lower corner of front cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 17.8. 0913372463
Supplement to the Fourth Edition of 1972.
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$15

35624
LABAREE, Benjamin W., FOWLER, William M., SLOAN, Edward W., HATTENDORF, John B.
AMERICA AND THE SEA: A MARITIME HISTORY

Mystic, Connecticut. 1998. Mystic Seaport. 1st Ed. X, 686 PP with 10 full-colour maps, 55 colour and 290 b/w illustrations. Title spread: The USS Connecticut at full speed, 1906. Hard cover, decoration in blind on front cover, dj. Small tear (6mm) at lower part of front hinge, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.3. 0913372811
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$55

67697
LABAYLE, Eric
DE LA REVANCHE A LA LIBERATION - L' ECOLE DES ELEVES-ASPIRANTS DE CHERCHELL-MEDIOUNA (1942-1945)

Paris. 1996. Author. 1st edition limited to 1250 copies (No. 222/1200). Preface by Colonel Pierre Carles. 717 PP with b/w illustrations (badges, graphs, tables, maps & plans, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title and decoration on covers and spine, ribbon bookmark. All edges gilt. French text. Fine. 30.5 x 23.5.
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$100

44119
LACOTTE, Daniel
CONTES ET LEGENDES DES MERS DU MONDE

Rennes. 2001. Editions Ouest-France. 1st Ed. 204 PP. Pictorial soft cover. New. French text. 20.5 x 13.5. 2737325757
31 tales and legends of the Sea.
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$30

18506
LACROIX, Louis
LES DERNIERS NEGRIERS (Derniers voyages de bois d'ebene)

Paris. 1977. Editions Maritimes & d'Outre-Mer. Reprint. 282 PP. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, spine creased. Near fine. French text. 21 x 14.8.
The story of slave trade around the world.
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$15

70879
LACROIX, Louis
LES DERNIERS VOILIERS-CABOTEURS FRANCAIS

Paris. 1978. Editions Maritimes & d'Outre-Mer. New edition of the 1946 original "Les Ecraseurs de Crabes sur les derniers Voiliers Caboteurs". Foreword by Jean Randier. 294, (2) PP, plus 32 pages with 36 b/w photos (postcards). Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, spine lightly sunned. French text. Very good. 20.8 x 14.5.
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$25

33573
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA

New York. 1974. American Heritage Publishing. Deluxe edition. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, slipcase. Spine sunned, edges of slipcase rubbed, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358486
America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.
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$15

18335
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA

New York. 1974. American Heritage Publishing. 1st Ed. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358478
America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.
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$10

18250
LAING, Alexander
AMERICAN SAIL - A Pictorial History

New York. 1961. E.P. Dutton. 1st Ed. XIV, 346 PP with over 500 b/w illust., plus 4 plates with 6 colour paintings. Orig. blue cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.
Ships, harbours, mariners, events upon the sea, as seen through the eyes of contemporaries.
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$25

64492
LAING, Alexander
AMERICAN SHIPS

New York. 1971. American Heritage Press. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 536 PP with 98 pages of b/w illustrations. Title spread: Crowninshield's wharf, Salem, in 1806. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Repaired dust jacket which has a faded spine. Book itself is near fine. 26 x 18. 07035846X
Whaling, whalers and whaling ships - Clippers - Sail or Steam?, Wood or Metal? - Last challenges of wood and sail.
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$15

65936
LAMBERT, Eric
WATERMEN

London. 1956. Frederic Muller Ltd. 1st Ed. 192 PP. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and pieces missing at head of spine. Sunned spots at top of covers corresponding to missing pieces of dust jacket. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
Novel set in Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait.
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$10

45614
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
HISTOIRE DU VOILIER, du bateau en papyrus au trois-mâts gréé carré

Paris. 1969. Albin Michel. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 339 illust. (line & colour) by author. Fp: The stern of the Royal Ship Vasa. Rebacked copy, cloth cover with original covers pasted down, gilt title on spine. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 11.7.
5,000 years of marine illustrations.
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$5

19364
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
SEGELSCHIFFE, Von den Papyrusbooten bis zu den Vollschiffen in Wort und Bild

Gutersloh, Germany. 1970. Bertelsmann Lexikon. 1st German Ed. 192 PP with 339 illust. (line & colour) by author. Fp: The stern of the Royal Ship Vasa. Pict. laminated boards. German text. Fine. 21.5 x 11.7.
Sailing Ships in words and pictures from Papyrus boats to full-riggers.
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$10

45737
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
THE SHIP - A Survey of the History of the Ship from the Primitive Raft to the Nuclear-Powered Submarine with Reconstructions in Words and Pictures

London. 1976. Allen & Unwin. 5th impression of the 1961 UK edition. 309, (8 index) PP with 807 b/w and colour illustrations by author. Title spread: Man of War under sail to Submarine. Illustrated cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with closed tears. Faint foxing spots on outside edges o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
History of the ship, a journey of 6,000 years on all the waters of the world.
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$20

52479
LANGSFORD, A. E.
H.M.S. MARATHON

London. 1989. Barrie & Jenkins. Reprint of the 1989 original. 240 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0712620036
Novel set in the Mediterranean, 1942.
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$10

18575
LAUER-LEONARDI, Boris
SOUNDINGS, Essays on the Sea and the Men who follow her

New York. 1966. Poseidon Publishing Co. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 figures & 65 bw illust. by Allen Beechel accompanying 65 short essays. Title page, & half title page: Lead line for soundings. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Front cover of dust jacket nicked and soiled, o/wise very good. 31 x 23.
The author was Editor of The Rudder magazine for over two decades. Attractive illustrations and sketches.
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$15

52878
LAVERY, Brian
SHIP - 5,000 Years of Maritime Adventure

London. 2004. Dorling Kindersley / National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Rear Admiral Roy Clare. 400 PP with thousands of b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Stern/propellers of a liner in graving dock. Eps: Shipping water on Abeille Languedoc in rough seas. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 26. 1405305894
The birth of ships. Sailors of the seas. European expansion ... The world wars. The global age. A most comprehensive publication and a mine of information.
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$30

17884
LEAVITT, John F.
WAKE OF THE COASTERS

Middletown, Conn. 1970. Marine Historical Association / Wesleyan University Press. 1st Ed. XVIII, 202 PP with 104 illust. (line drawings, photos & sketches). Title page, drawings of the Sarah Elizabeth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 18.5 x 25.8. 0819540242
Recollections of men, vessels & ports on the coast of Maine. Droghers, boxboarders, packets, scows ...
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$20

67694
LEBAS, Georges
HISTOIRE D'UN PORT NORMAND SOUS LA REVOLUTION ET L'EMPIRE (DIEPPE)

Luneray, France. 1974. Gerard Bertout. Reprint of the 1912 edition. (6), 7-410, (4) PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Soft cover, dj (with a closed tear and part of spine missing). Slight ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 23 x 14.
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$20

55433
LEBEGUE, Antoine (editor)
HISTOIRE DE LA MER (in les Dossiers de l' Histoire No. 20)

Paris. 1979. Dossiers de l'Histoire & Fernand Nathan. Issue No. 20, July / August 1979. 112 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 24 x 17.
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$10

18205
LEFEBURE, Nadine
MARINS CELEBRES

Paris. 1982. Editions du Pen Duick. 1st Ed. 203 PP, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 23.5 x 15.1. 2855130670
Noteable Seamen: from Amerigo Vespucci to Captain Wallis.
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$10

16011
LEITCH, Michael
EVERYONE'S BOOK OF SHIPS

London. 1981. Optimum Books. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos). Title page: Franconia Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing on half-title and last page, otherwise good. 32.5 x 23.5. 0600374882
The evolution of ships since the beginning of the sea transport.
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$5

34852
LEITHAUSER, Joachim G.
WELTWEITE SEEFAHRT

Berlin. 1968. Safari Verlag. Special edition. 367 PP with 49 text illustrations and 140 b/w photos. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. German text. Fine. 24.4 x 17.
From the Phoenician, Viking, Hanseatic league... to U-Boats and Nuclear Powered ships.
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$10

10841
LETHBRIDGE, T. C.
BOATS AND BOATMEN

London. 1952. Thames & Hudson. 1st edition in The Past in The Present series. VIII, 199 PP with 41 line drawings by the author, plus 4 photogravure plates with 6 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Spine of covers damaged at extremities with corresponding dust jacket pieces missing. Contents very clean and overall, still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
Boats of the West and their gear, the men who built them and those who embarked on them. Magical and religious ideas underlying surviving nautical customs.
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$20

20822
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS

Amsterdam. 1966. Time-Life. 1st english edition, in the Life Science Library series. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations & 1 double length centrefold with cutaway of France. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp at top of half title page. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 27 x 21.
General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.
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$5

57894
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS

Amsterdam. 1966. Time-Life. 1st english edition, in the Life Science Library series. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations & 1 double length centrefold with cutaway of France. Pictorial hard cover. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 27 x 21.
General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.
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$5

21658
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS

Amsterdam. 1969. Time-Life. Time-Life Books Pocket edition of September 1969. 186, (6) PP with b/w and colour illustrations, & 1 double length centrefold with cut away in colour of Hamburg. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Very good. 19 x 12.7
General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.
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$5

69767
LEWIS, Jon E. (editor)
D-DAY, As They Saw It

London. 2004. Robinson Publishing. Paperback revised edition of the 1994 original. Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Carver. XIV, (314, (4), (12 blank) PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841199412
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$10

17877
LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat
THE MYSTIQUE OF TALL SHIPS

New York. 1989. Galahad Books. Reprint?. 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and endpapers, o/wise very good. 27.8 x 21.5. 0883657473
History of sail, from prehistoric times through the whaling era to the present. Tales of tall ships & their exploits. Intriguing details of shipboard life then & now.
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$20

64497
LLOYD, Christopher
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY

Melbourne. 1975. Lansdowne Press. 1st Australian edition. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos & sketches) and colour illustrations (13 graphs and over 80 diagrams, maps with insets). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise near near fine. Large format: 34 x 25. 0701806605
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$25

40332
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES

London. 1972. Octopus Books. 1st Ed. 144 PP (glossy paper) with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 706400186
The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.
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$5

18063
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES

London. 1972. Octopus Books. 1st Ed. 144 PP (glossy paper) with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0706400186
The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.
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$5

40333
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES

London. 1979. Galley Press. Reprint of the 1972 original. 144 PP with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Illustrated hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0904644685
The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.
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$5

18790
LOCKHART, J.G.
THE SEA, OUR HERITAGE

London. 1940. Geoffrey Bles. October 1940 enlarged edition of the February 1940 original. VII, 257 PP with 5 maps, plus 7 bw plates. Fp: H.M.S. Vindictive after Zeebrugge. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed and chipped). Previous owner's signature and date on FFEP. War economy paper, scattered foxing, water marks, 1 plate missing (H.M.S. Vindictive at Ostend), o/wise a good copy. 22.5 x 14.5.
Account of Shackleton's heroic voyage. Exploits of the men of the Royal Navy: tragedy of Coronel, beaching of the River Clyde at Gallipoli, submarines in the Sea of Marmora... Exploits of men of the merchant navy: the 1400 mile boat journey of the crew of the Trevessa...
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$10

67705
LOTI, Pierre
UN JEUNE OFFICIER PAUVRE - Fragments de Journal Intime rassemblés par son fils Samuel Viaud (in La Petite Illustration)

Paris. 1923. Editions de l'Illustration. 1st published in "La Petite Illustration", No. 143, 28 April 1923. 92 PP with 3 b/w photos, 17 drawings and 3 watercolurs tipped in by the author. No. 143 bound together with 5 other issues (Nos. 141, 142, 147, 148 ... for a total of 188 more pages) of La Petite Illustration. Hard cover, half bound with marbled boards and gilt title "Romans et Théatre" on a cloth spine. Covers slightly rubbed. A few small stamps of previous owner on first page of the issues. A few small dog-ears, but overall, a very good copy. French text. 29.5 x 20.5.
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$20

71481
LUBBOCK, Basil
DEEP SEA WARRIORS

Delhi, India. 2016. Facsimile Publisher. Facsimile reprnt of the 1910 US edition. (4), VIII, 310 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: The "Benares". Matt laminated pictorial boards, dj. Very good. 25.7 x 19.5.
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$25

71482
LUBBOCK, Basil
JACK DERRINGER - A TALE OF DEEP WATER

Delhi, India. 2016. Facsimile Publisher. Facsimile reprnt of the 1906 original (UK) edition. XII, 328 PP, (12 publications). Matt laminated pictorial boards, dj. Very good. 23 x 15.2.
Life at sea: a work of fiction.
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$25

68796
LYON, Hugh
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS - A technical directory of major fighting ships from 1900 to the present day

London. 1978. Salamander Books. 1st edition, with an introduction by Captain J. E. Moore, R.N. 273 PP (including 4 large folded plates) with over 350 b/w and colour illustrations (39 colour profiles and over 200 photographs). Title spread: Italian heavy cruiser Zara. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" and "Australian Maritime College" on half title and title pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 31.5 x 22.2. 0861010078
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$15

47547
LYON, Hugh
FIGHTING SHIPS

London. 1981. Kingfisher. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 1 map with inset, 40 flags in colour, 108 sketch plans, and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, 18 photos and 70 artworks by Roy Huxley). Title spread: Escort Vessels. Pictorial laminated covers. Faint foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 12.7. 0862720060
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$10

56564
McCAFFRIE, Jack (editor)
POSITIONING NAVIES FOR THE FUTURE: Challenge and Response - Proceedings of the Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference 2004

Canberra. 2007. The Sea Power Centre - Australia / Halstead Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral C. A. Ritchie. 272 PP with 1 table and 1 map. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 15.8. 1920831339
24 papers: Strategies - Operations - Technology - Challenges (Royal Australian Navy, Asia-Pacific Navies) and Responses (USN, RAN, RNZN, French Navy).
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$40

44257
McCULLY, Lieutenant Commander Newton A.
THE McCULLY REPORT - The Russo-Japanese War, 1904-05

Annapolis. 1977. Naval Institute Press. 1st edition of a 1906 typewritten documents. Edited by Richard A? von Doenhoff. XIII, 338 PP with tables and 17 sketches. Fp: Portrait of Newton A. McCully, Lieutenant Commander, U. S. Navy. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0870213717
Report submitted to the Secretary of the Navy on 10th May 1906.
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$20

33291
MACDONNELL, J. E.
GIMME THE BOATS

London. 1974. The Elmfield Press. Reprint of the 1953 original. 255 PP. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22 x 14.5. 0705700356
Novel.
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$15

41613
MACDONNELL, J. E.
OBJECT: DESTRUCTION

Sydney. 1984. Horwitz Publications. Reprint of the 1970 original. No. 97 in the Collector's series. 128 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Brief note at top of preliminary page, o/wise very good. 17.8 x 11.5. 072551759X
Royal Navy and Graf Spee off the River Plate. Loss of HMAS Yarra.
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$10

11497
MacDOUGALL, Philip
PHANTOMS OF THE HIGH SEAS

Sydney. 1991. Reed. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 34 b/w illust. in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0730103137
An attempt to discover the truth behind maritime mysteries (Titanic, Great Eastern, Ellen Austin,...) and curious supernatural events (Joshua Slocum and the pilot of Columbus' Caravel Pinta, the ghost of the St. Paul, ...).
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$15

35596
McDOWELL, William
THE SHAPE OF SHIPS - The story of ships from the earliest times to the present day

London. 1957. Hutchinson 3rd impression of the 1950 original. 232 PP 48 line drawings, plus 16 colour plates (all illustrations by the author). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper, closed tears to dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
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$10

49999
McDOWELL, William
THE SHAPE OF SHIPS - The story of ships from the earliest times to the present day

London. 1952. Hutchinson. 2nd impression of the 1950 original. 232 PP with 48 line drawings, plus 16 colour plates (all illustrations by the author). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj. Presentation plate to previous owner pasted down on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
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$20

58280
MACGILLIVRAY, John
THE UNDERTAKERS WIND

No place. 1992. Author. 1st Ed. (2), 107 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Crease to the first 3 pages, light foxing, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.7. 0646092405
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$10

30332
MCGOWAN, Alan
THE CENTURY BEFORE STEAM: The Development of the Sailing Ship 1700-1820

London. 1980. HMSO. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in The Ship series, edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 39 illust. Eps: 6 body plans of typical vessels c. 1800. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903142
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$5

30331
MCGOWAN, Alan
TILLER AND WHIPSTAFF: The Development of the Sailing Ship 1400-1700

London. 1981. HMSO. 1st Ed. Volume 3 in The Ship series, edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 35 illust. FEP: Planispheric world map. REP: Chart of the English Channel. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903134
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$5

30329
MCGRAIL, Sean
RAFTS, BOATS AND SHIPS: From Prehistoric Times to the Medieval Era

London. 1981. HMSO. 1st Ed. Volume 1 in The Ship series, edited by Basil Greenhill. 88 PP with 53 plates. Eps: Maps. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903126
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$5

18445
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE ADVENTURE OF SAIL 1520-1914

London. 1979. Ferndale Editions. Reprint of the 1970 original. Introduction by Uffa Fox. 256 PP with 265 b/w illust. & 44 colour plates in text. Title-page: 17th Century Compass Card. Half-title page: The building of the Ark. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.3 x 31.5. 0905746015
Illustrated history of sailing ships and contemporary accounts of historic voyages, extracts from journals of famous mariners and classic sea tales.
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$15

48368
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE ADVENTURE OF SAIL 1520-1914

New York. 1970. Random House. 1st US edition. Introduction by Uffa Fox. 256 PP with 265 b/w illust. & 44 colour plates in text. Title-page: 17th Century Compass Card. Half-title page: The building of the Ark. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover. Covers rubbed at hinges. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Oblong: 25.3 x 31.5.
Illustrated history of sailing ships and contemporary accounts of historic voyages, extracts from journals of famous mariners and classic sea tales.
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$20

48674
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE ADVENTURE OF SAIL 1520-1914

London. 1970. Paul Elek Productions. 1st edition with an introduction by Uffa Fox. 256 PP with 265 b/w illustrations. & 44 colour plates. Title-page: 17th Century Compass Card. Half-title page: The building of the Ark. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, device (Compass' Rose) in blind on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and a spine lightly sunned. Covers rubbed at hinges. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Oblong: 25.3 x 31.5.
Illustrated history of sailing ships and contemporary accounts of historic voyages, extracts from journals of famous mariners and classic sea tales.
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$25

65834
MACKAY, Scott
A FRIEND IN BARCELONA

Toronto, Canada. 1991. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Very good. 24.2 x 16.5. 0002234998
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$10

30911
MCKEE, Alexander
A HERITAGE OF SHIPS - A Regional Guide

London. 1988. Souvenir Press. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust. (location maps, plans and photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.3 x 15.6. 0285628550
A Heritage of Ships: in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Island.
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$10

34680
McLEAVY, Roy (editor)
JANE'S SURFACE SKIMMER SYSTEMS - 1967-68

London. 1967. Sampson Low, Marston. 1st Ed. (XIII adv.), 135 PP with b/w illust. (photos and plans). FEP: Advert. by Supramar Ltd., Lucerne. Laminated boards. Fine. 32.5 x 22.
The first international survey of skimmers (air cushion and hydrofoils).
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$35

40426
McLEAY, Alison
THE WORLD OF THE ONEDIN LINE

Sydney. 1977. Ure Smith. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex library copy with stamps on title page, and renewed endpapers. Good. 24 x 17.5. 0725403853
The book on the television series. The film and the real life of the shipowner James Baines and the hard-driving Captain Bully Forbes.
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$5

20337
McLEAY, Alison
THE WORLD OF THE ONEDIN LINE

Sydney. 1977. Ure Smith. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Renewed endpapers, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0725403853
The book on the television series. The film and the real life of the shipowner James Baines and the hard-driving Captain Bully Forbes.
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$10

60715
McNEILL, William H.
THE GREAT FRONTIER - Freedom and Hierarchy in Modern Times

Princeton, NJ. 1983. Princeton Universty Press. 1st Ed. (6), 73, (3) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0691046581
The Frontier of European expansion. 2 lectures delivered in the Spring of 1982 at the 4th Charles Edmonson Historical Lectures, Baylor University.
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$5

20394
MACPHERSON, A.G.H. (editor)
THE MACPHERSON COLLECTION, The Sea Story of the English-Speaking Race

London. 1927. Gallery, Cavendish Square. 1st Ed. (4), 52 PP with 2 tail pieces, 4 colour and 8 b/w plates. Vignette on title page and on back cover. Soft cover, illustration on back cover (The Portuguese Ship St. Paul, wrecked off Sumatra, 1561). "With Compliments" card by A.G.H. Macpherson loosely inserted. Foxing spots on covers and pages with text. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.
An impression on the Macpherson collection: Discovery, naval actions, portraits... Whaling, Atlases.
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$15

69755
MAHAN, Captain Alfred Thayer
NAVAL STRATEGY Compared and Contrasted with the Principles and Practice of Military Operations on Land

Boston. 1915. Little, Brown & Co. Reprint of the 1911 original. XXII, (2), 475 PP, plus 13 plates (6 of them large folded) with 16 maps and plans. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (lettering faded). Top edge gilt. Stamp of previous owner at top corner of half title page. Top corner of front board with a bump. Contents near fine. Scarce. 23 x 15.5.
Lectures delivered at U.S. Naval War College, Newport, R.I., between the years 1887 and 1911.
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$75

44931
MAIN ROYAL
THE WIND VANE

London. 1957. Unwin Brothers. 1st edition. 178 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on lightly sunned spine. Note and address on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.1 x 14.2
9 short stories on the sea: intercolonial trade in the Pacific or in New Zealand waters.
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$15

60391
MALHERBE, Gaston
LA CONQUETE DES MERS

Lauzanne. 1971. Editions Mondo. 1st Ed. 168, (8) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. overs lightly soiled. Stamp on front endpaper. French text. Very good. 25.2 x 21.8.
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$10

52766
MANUCY, Albert
ARTILLERY THROUGH THE AGES

Washington. 1986. National Park Service. Reprint of the 1985 edition (1949 original). IV, 92 PP with 1 painting, tables and 51 figures by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.
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$10

62430
MARITIME MUSEUMS
EXETER MARITIME MUSEUM

Exeter. 1971. Exeter Maritime Museum. November 1971 edition. 16 PP with 20 b/w photos. Inside front cover: location map of Exeter. Inside rear cover: plan of Exeter. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.3 x 19.
Includes a brief history of the Exeter Canal.
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$10

46671
MARRYAT, Captain
JACOB FAITHFUL (in two volumes)

London. 1928. Constable & Co Ltd. 1st edition limited to 750 copies, with an introductory essay by George Saintsbury. Volume I: LXV, (3), 275 PP, plus 5 colour plates. Fp: The Tom's hazardous mode of Rising in the world. Volume II: XII, 319 PP, plus 7 colour plates. Fp: Scene above Bridge during the Frost. All illustrations by R. W. Russ. Cloth cover with embossed blind decoration of a Man-of-war on front and back covers, spine with embossed decoration of a capstan and gilt title. Top edge gilt. Slight ageing of paper on the outside edges, occasional foxing spots. Attractive bookplate on front endpaper. A very nice set. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$35

18502
MARTIN, Brian P. (editor)
TALES OF TIME AND TIDE, Stories of Life on Britain's Shores and Coasts

London. 1994. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20. 0715300504
Reminiscences and exploits of fishermen (deep-sea, mud, rock), lifeboatmen, lighthouse keepers, coastguards, crofters, etc...
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$20

58105
MARTIN, J. H.
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SHIPS

Sydney. 1976. J.W. Books. 1st Australian edition of the Hennerwood Publications original. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: crew setting sails. Eps: Thames barges. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 32.5 x 24. 0907407218
The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...
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$5

47203
MARTIN, J. H.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SHIPS

London. 1979. Cathay Books. Reprint of the 1976 edition by Hennerwood Publications. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: crew setting sails. Eps: Thames barges. Illustrated hard cover. Edges of covers rubbed. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 08611780523
The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...
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$10

58282
MARTIN, J. H.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SHIPS

London. 1979. Cathay Books. Reprint of the 1976 edition by Hennerwood Publications. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: crew setting sails. Eps: Thames barges. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 08611780523
The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...
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$15

58353
MARTIN, J.H. & BENNETT, Geoffrey
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1977. Octopus Books. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Queen Mary. Eps: Warship firing guns. Illustrated hard cover. Note on verso of front endpaper. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 0706406257
The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...
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$5

18066
MARTIN, J.H. & BENNETT, Geoffrey
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SHIPS

London. 1977. Octopus Books. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Queen Mary. Eps: Warship firing guns. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 0706406257
The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...
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$10

47719
MARTYR, Weston, ALLCOT, John, et al.
SHIPS OF THE SEVEN SEAS (in The Sydney Mail )

Sydney. 1936. John Fairfax & Sons. Special Ships' Number, No. 1261, Vol. XLIX, issued 27th May 1936. 72 PP with 3 colour and many b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour painting of the Torrens by John Allcot). Front cover slightly rubbed. Lacks the colour supplement of the Queen Mary steaming at full speed. Light foxing, staples rusty, o/wise near fine. 40 x 29.
Publication synchronised with the departure from England of the great White Star-Cunarder Queen Mary on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.
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$40

57219
MARTYR, Weston, ALLCOT, John, et al.
SHIPS OF THE SEVEN SEAS (in The Sydney Mail )

Sydney. 1936. John Fairfax & Sons. Special Ships' Number, No. 1261, Vol. XLIX, issued 27th May 1936. 72 PP with 3 colour and many b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour painting of the Torrens by John Allcot). Front cover chipped and rubbed, back cover missing. Lacks the colour supplement of the Queen Mary steaming at full speed. Light foxing, staples rusty. Still a very good copy. Large format: 40 x 29.
Publication synchronised with the departure from England of the great White Star-Cunarder Queen Mary on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.
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$30

15576
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II

Cleveland. 1963. World Publishing. 1st Ed. 249 PP, (3), plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the voyage of Nina II. Gilt decorated cloth cover, dj (chipped), o/wise very good. 22 x 14.8.
1962 re-enactment of the 1492 crossing of the North Atlantic by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage of discovery of the Americas.
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$15

39972
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II

London. 1964. Arthur Barker. 1st UK edition of the 1963 US original. 249 PP, (3), plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the voyage of Nina II. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.8.
1962 re-enactment of the 1492 crossing of the North Atlantic by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage of discovery of the Americas.
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$15

65526
MARZARI, Mario (editor)
NAVI DI LEGNO - Evoluzione Tecnica e Sviluppo della Cantieristica nel Mediterraneo dal XVI Secolo a Oggi

Trieste, Italy. 1998. Lint / Comune di Grado. 1st Ed. Forewords by Giovanni Battista Salvini & Angelo Marzollo. 364, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Abstracts between pages 363 and 362 (30 in English, and 8 in Italian). Pictorial soft cover. Texts of papers: 2 in French, 6 in English & 28 in Italian. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 8881900521 / 9788881900527
International Conference: "Wooden shipbuilding in the Mediterranean. Technical Evolution and Shipyards Development from the 16th century until today", held in Grado 21st to 25th May 1997. 36 papers: 2 in French - 6 in English and 28 in Italian. 38 abstracts: 30 in English and 8 in Italian (abstract of the 2 French papers are in Italian and English). An important work.
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$300

40439
MASEFIELD, John
THE BIRD OF DAWNING

London. 1984. Century Publishing. Paperback reprint in the Century Seafarers series, of the 1933 original. 223 PP. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.3 x 13.5. 0712603344
Novel. Adventures of the crew of a China Clipper. Abandon of the ship...
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$5

38227
MASSON, Philippe
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE - Tome I: L'ère de la Voile

Paris. 1981. Charles Lavauzelle. 1st edition, limited to 4000 numbered copies (No. 2642/4000). XVI, 435 PP with 5 maps in colour, b/w illustrations and 12 plates in colour. Eps: Profiles of 6 sailing warships. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (spine with a crease). Faint foxing spots on outside edges and on last page, o/wise near fine. French text. 29 x 21.5.
French Navy in the age of Sail. A massive work.
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$60

68923
MASSON, Philippe
MARINES ET OCEANS - Ressouces, échanges, stratégies

Paris. 1982. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st edition, in the "Notre Siècle" series. 499, (3) PP with tables and 196 b/w or colour illustrations, plus 16 pages with 7 maps in colour and 4 graphs (1 b/w & 3 colour). Pictorial soft covers and spine with creases. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 17 2110807687
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$30

41825
MAURICE, René
LA FREGATE DE LA LIBERTE

Rochefort, France. 2001. Editions du Gulf Stream. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 16 drawings. Inside front cover: Chart of the Gulf Stream, by Benjamin Franklin. Inside back cover: folded cut away (60 x 22 cms) of L'Hermione, by Jean-Benoit Héron. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15.4.
The French frigate L'Hermione, and her 1780 voyage to the USA with the Baron de Saint Romain de Vissac, better known as Gilbert Motier de Lafayette.
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$25

52502
MAXWELL, C. Bede
WOODEN HOOKERS - Epics of the Sea History of Australia

Sydney. 1940. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. IX, 780 PP. Cloth cover. Old damp marks on front cover, front endpaper and front margin of the 15 first leaves (not affecting the text). Light foxing, o/wise very good. 19.5 x 13.5.
True tales of heroism, endurance & resourcefulness. Tales of the men who sailed the wooden hookers, the mutinies, piracy, shipwrecks, whalers, blackbirders...
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$15

34840
MAYER, Anton
1000 JAHRE SEEFAHRT: Helden - Reisen - Schiffe

Berlin. 1934. Paul Frante Verlag. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Felix Graf von Luckner. 480 PP with 100 duotone illustrations. Cloth covers a little soiled. Some foxing, stamps of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise contents near fine. German text in Gothic script. 22 x 14.7.
History of navigation over 1000 years: voyages, ships...
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$10

37837
MAZERAN, Helene
GEOPOLITIQUE DE L'OCEAN INDIEN

Paris. 1994. Centre des Hautes Etudes sur l'Afrique et l'Asie Modernes. 1st Ed. 170 PP, (4) with figures (graphs, maps) and tables. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.5. 2903182396
Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean. Petroleum and ore trades. Shipping routes. Strategic importance and military presence.
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$40

53917
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN

London. 1969. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (reinforced). Ex library copy with stamps on title page and sellotape marks on endpapers & covers. Good reading copy . 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982
Novel. Naval Service of the East India Company. during the Napoleonic wars.
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$5

38540
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN

London. 1969. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note on dedication page and name of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982
Historic novel. Naval Service of the East India Company during the Napoleonic wars.
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$20

60905
MEAD, Walter Russell
GOD AND GOLD: Britain, America and the Making of the Modern World

London. 2007. Atlantic Books. 1st UK edition (with own preface) of the US original. XVII, 449 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781843547235
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$15

44905
MEILE-HUBER, Brigitte
FREUND UND FEIND AM SEE - Zürich und Rapperswil im Spätmittelalter (in Turicum)

Zürich. 1990. Orell Füssli Zeitschriften. Fall 1990. Contains article from P.12 to 23 with 8 colour and 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. German text. Near fine. 30 x 23.7.
War on the lake of Zurich at the end of the middle age.
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$5

65314
MENDOZA, Carlos Alberto & MORALES, Eusebio A.
ECOS DE DOS NOTABLES TRANCES EN LA VIDA DEL CHOLO MARTIR: Alegato en defensa de Victoriano Lorenzo acusado del delito de homicidio (1892) / Mi Testimonio (1903)

Alcadia de Panama. 2003. Comision del Centenario de la Republica / Biblioteca del Centenario. April 2003 edition "Edicion de Homenaje en el Centenario del Fusilamiento 1903 - 2003. 24 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: portrait of Victoriano Lorenzo. Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text. Fine. 24.3 x 17.
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$15

40117
MERRETT, John
THE TRUE BOOK ABOUT STEAMSHIPS

London. 1953. Frederick Muller. 1st Ed. 141 PP with 15 illustrations by C. W. Ende. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light offsetting on endpapers. Near fine. 19 x 13.
Written for children, however very informative.
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$20

38960
MERRIEN, Jean
LA GRANDE HISTOIRE DES BATEAUX

Paris. 1957. Editions Denoël. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 117 illustrations by Bernard Duval. Hard cover, device on front cover. Foxing on endpapers and outside edges. French text. Very good. 23.3 x 18.
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$15

66501
MESSIAEN, Jacky (editor)
PILOTES MARITIMES - Histoire de Trente Trois Stations de Pilotage de France et d'Outre-Mer

Dunkerque. 1984. Author. 1st Ed. 593, (3) PP with b/w photos. Card covers, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 24.7 x 21.
Pilots stations in ports on the North Sea, English Channel, Atlantic coasts, Mediterranean coast, and some overseas outposts: Djibouti, Nouméa, Saint Pierre et Miquelon.
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$50

46863
METZ, Max S. & STEFFAN, Ernest B. (editors)
EUROPA AETERNA - Une vue d'ensemble de la vie de l' Europe et de ses Peuples: Sa Culture / Son Economie / L'Etat et l'homme (in 3 volumes)

Zurich. 1964. Editions Metz. 1st French edition. Volume I: XVI, 360 PP with tables and 2 maps, plus 74 plates with 36 portraits, 118 b/w photos and 2 colour plates on full page. Volume II: 364 PP with tables and 4 maps, plus 64 plates with 192 b/w photos and 3 colour plates on full page. Volume III: (8), 392 PP with tables and location maps, plus 50 plates with 273 portraits and 74 b/w photos, and 6 colour plates on full page. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Very good set. French text. 28.7 x 21.
Cultural, Historic, Economic ... briefs, on the countries of Europe.
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$45

67875
MILLAR, Jack
TRUE AUSTRALIAN SEA STORIES

Adelaide. 1978. Rigby. 1st Ed. 213 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Near fine. 26 x 19.5. 072700266X
Storm, shipwreck, piracy, gold robbery, heroism plus the stirring exploits of men against the sea.
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$30

70692
MILLER, Alice Duer
THE WHITE CLIFFS

Melbourne & Sydney. 1944. Hicks, Smith & Wright. 8th Australian edition of the 1941 original. Preface by Sir Walter Layton. (6), 42 PP. Stapled card covers, soiled dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on half title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18.3 x 12.5.
Poem on the USA/United Kingdom relationship.
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$10

69868
MITCHELL, Charles
A BOOK OF SHIPS

London. 1941. The King Penguin Books. 1st Ed. 31 PP with 11 b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Card cover, illustration on front board. Fine. 18.4 x 12.
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$20

71151
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume II

London. 1876. Spottiswoode & Co. Vol. II, August 1875, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette" Daily Newspaper. (6), VIII, 184 PP, (2 adverts). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers with light shelf wear and a few spots. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.
A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide. June 1864 to August 1875.
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$90

71150
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume III

London. 1876. Spottiswoode & Co. Vol. III, August 1876, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette" Daily Newspaper. 4 (adverts.), (4), VIII, 223 PP, (1 adverts). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers a little rubbed around edges (shelf wear) and lightly soiled. Contents near fine. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.
A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide. December 1875 to August 1876.
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$90

66301
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume IV

London. 1878. Spottiswoode & Co. Vol. IV, September 1878, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette" Daily Newspaper. 4 (adverts.), XV, 230 PP, (2 adverts). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board, cloth spine with title on paper label pasted down, hinges reinforced. Covers somewhat soiled and worn around edges and with rubbed patches. Pages 131 to 137 soiled by dampness. Signature on inside front cover and stamp of John Poole, Chronometer Maker. Very good. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.
A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide.
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$50

45124
MONDEY, David (editor)
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT

London. 1988. New Burlington Books. Reprint of the 1978 original. 320 PP with over 1000 reference illustrations (b/w or colour). Fp: Boeing 747-124. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on the inside of the dust jacket and on half title page, o/wise near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0906286395
History..., A-Z directory of almost 1500 manufacturers.
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$10

41233
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR

London. 1952. Cassell. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 as Depends What You Mean by Love. 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with pieces missing at tope front and back. Offsetting on endpapers, occasional foxing. Contents near fine and overall a very good clean copy. 24.2 x 18.8.
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$10

69636
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR

London. 1952. Cassell. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 in "Depends What You Mean by Love". 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. 0ccasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 18.8.
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$5

66332
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER Book 2 - Darken Ship, The Unfinished Novel

London. 1980. Book Club Associates / Cassell Ltd. 1st Book Club edition. Biographical introduction by Ann Monsarrat. (8), 181 PP with b/w illustrations by Peter McClure (3 drawings, 7 headpieces and 10 maps). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.
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$15

19347
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER - Book I: Running Proud

London. 1978. Cassell Ltd. 1st Ed. (12), 524 PP with 7 headpieces and 7 maps on double page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304296090
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$15

55917
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER, Book 1 - Running Proud

London. 1979. Pan Books. 1st paperback edition of the September 1978 original. 509 PP with 14 b/w illustrations (7 drawings, and 7 maps on double page). PIctorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Very good reading copy. 17.7 x 11. 0330258451
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$5

53683
MOORHOUSE, E. Hallam (editor)
LETTERS OF THE ENGLISH SEAMEN: 1587-1808

London. 1910. Chapman & Hall. 1st Ed. XVI, 318, (2) PP, plus a 4 pages facsimile of a letter by Nelson to Admiral Gambier and 16 b/w plates (portraits). Fp: Portrait of Horatio Nelson with tissue guard paper. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing. Good copy. 22.8 x 15.
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$25

67699
MORAND, Paul
LA ROUTE DES INDES

Paris. 1936. Librairie Plon. Limited edition of 840 numbered copies (No. 481 / 840) on "papier d' alfa" in Collection La Palatine. . (6); IV, 354 PP, plus 1 large folded plate at rear of book. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 19.8 x 13.
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$20

10618
MORISON BECK, Emily
SAILOR HISTORIAN - The Best of Samuel Eliot Morison

Boston. 1977. Houghton Mifflin. 1st Ed. XL, (2), 431 PP with 1 music score, 2 pages with sketch plans. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0395254442
On the discovery of America, voyages and sea battles, navy years, studies in American history, reminiscences and adventures.
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$10

67988
MORRISON, J. S. & WILLIAMS, R. T.
GREEK OARED SHIPS 900-322 B.C.

Cambridge. 1968. C.U.P. 1st Ed. X, 356 PP with 3 maps and 9 figures, plus 31 plates with 111 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Covers a little faded with light shelf wear,. Ex-University Library copy with stamps on both endpapers, outside edges, title page and opposite Contents page. An otherwise very good clean, and probably unread, copy. 25.6 x 19.
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$30

30330
MORRISON, John
LONG SHIPS AND ROUND SHIPS - Warfare and Trade in the Mediterranean 3000 BC - 5000 AD

London. 1980. HMSO. 1st Ed., Volume 2 in The Ship series. 60 PP with 42 plates. Eps: Maps of Mediterranean waters. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 112903118
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$25

30677
MORVAN, F.
LEGENDS OF THE SEA

New York. 1980. Crescent Books. 1st English edition, translated from the French by David Macrae. 200, (6) PP with 15 b/w illust., plus 32 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 25.5 x 20. 517307073
The origin of the sea - Waves & Currents - Sea bed - Stars - Storms...
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$15

62270
MURPHY, Hugh & ODDY, Derek J.
THE MIRROR OF THE SEAS - A Centenary History of the Society for Nautical Research

London. 2010. The Society for Nautical Research. 1st Ed. Foreword by HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh. XVIII, 277 PP with 2 tables and 31 figures, plus 8 colour plates. Fp (in colour): HRH Prince Philip, KG, KT, Duke of Edinburgh. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.1 x 17.2. 9780902387010
Appendix V: Selected Obituaries, 87 of them.
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$40

65320
MUÑOZ, Diego
AVENTURAS EN LOS MARES DE CHILE - Desde Hernando de Magallanes hasta Robinson Crusoe

Santiago de Chile. 1988. Editorial Universitaria. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spanish text. Very good. 18.4 x 13.
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$15

67821
N/A
CENT ANS DE VIE FRANCAISE A LA REVUE DES DEUX MONDES - Le Livre du Centenaire

Paris. 1929. Librairie Hachette / Revue des Deux Mondes. Edition limited to 270 copies. One of the 50 copies marked H.C. (Hors Commerce). Preface by René Doumic. 524, (4) PP, plus 51 plates with b/w illustrations (portraits, recto verso of medals for the centenary, front cover of some issues, manuscript...). Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound copy, retaining original covers (spine tipped in on last page), leather spine with raised bands and gilt title, cloth boards. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 17.5..
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$25

63778
N/A
EU Common Security and Defence Policy - CSDP newsletter (issue 12)

Strasbourg. 2012. Council of the European Union. Issue No. 12, Winter 2012 / 2013. Editorial by Catherine Ashton. 36 PP with colour illustrations (maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Text in either French or English. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

52221
N/A
The SuperBook of SHIPS

London. 1977. Macdonald Educational Ltd. 1st edition adapted from the 1971 original Ships by Brian Benson, and published in the Visual Library series. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (detailed drawings, cutaways, cross-sections and labelled diagrams). Pictorial soft cover. Very light foxing. Very good. 28 x 21.7. 0356055949
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$5

51487
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
A Concise Guide to the NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH

London. 1960. National Maritime Museum / HMSO. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 2 plans of the Museum and 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.2 x 12.2.
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$5

18061
NATKIEL, Richard & PRESTON, Anthony
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY

London. 1988. Bison Books. Reprint of the 1986 original edition. 256 PP with bw illust. (paintings, photos...) and many coloured maps and plans in text. Half title-page: The cog of the Hanseatic League. Title-page: Magellan in the Straits bearing his name. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 28.6 x 22.5. 0861242068
Naval battles, the explorers, the evolving patterns of trade and commerce throughout the world...
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$10

18058
NATKIEL, Richard & PRESTON, Antony
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY, The Weidenfeld...

London. 1986. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings, photos...) and many coloured maps and plans. Half title-page: The cog of the Hanseatic League. Title-page: Magellan in the Straits bearing his name. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.5. 029778539
Naval battles, the explorers, the evolving patterns of trade and commerce throughout the world...
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$15

69771
NEILLANDS, Robin
THE BATTLE OF NORMANDY 1944

London. c. 2007. Cassell Military Paperbacks. 4th printing of the 2003 paperback edition. 456, (8 blank) PP with 8 maps on full-page and, 19 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304365630
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$10

46459
NEVILE, Wendy, PALMER, Debbie, LUDLOW, Barbara, et al..
OUR GREENWICH

London. 1993. Victory Promotions. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 24 pages of advertisements, 1 map and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Cutty Sark). Fine. 21 x 14.5.
A guide to Greenwich.
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$5

70830
NEWMAN, Bernard
SAVOY! CORSICA! TUNIS! - Mussolini's Dream Lands

London. 1940. Herbert Jenkins. 2nd printing of the 1940 edition, in the Colonial Library series. 282 PP, (6 publications) with 4 sketch maps, plus 18 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: in the Oasis of Gabes. Eps: Sketch map "Savoy! Corsica! Tunis!". Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine (yellow lettering), dj. Dust jacket with chips and small pieces missing. Foxing on outside edges and remnants of bookplate on half-title page. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$30

20312
NEWMAN, Peter C.
EMPIRE OF THE BAY - Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company

Toronto. 1989. Madison Press. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, paintings, photos). Title-page: Dog sledge. Eps: Beavers of North America building a dam. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 06708829692
History of the world's oldest continuous commercial enterprise. Its empire once stretched from the Arctic Ocean to San Francisco and from Labrador to Hawaii.
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$30

41705
NISBET, W. H.
THE LONE SURVIVOR

London. 1955. Jonathan Cape. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 19.5 x 13.2.
Novel. World War II.
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$10

60281
NUNN, Judy
PACIFIC

Sydney. 2004. Random House Australia. 1st Ed. (8), 661, (3 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 23.2 x 15.2. 1740513045
Novel set in New Hebrides, now Vanuatu.
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$10

55609
OBIN, Alan
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NAUTICAL BOOKS

Southampton. 1986. Warsash Nautical Bookshop. Revised reprint of the 1st edition of 1985. 215, (3) PP, plus Supplement No. 1, May 1986 with 19 PP and Supplement No. 2, September 1986 with 31 PP. Soft cover. Spine rubbed. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 33 x 22. 0948646004
Books classification by colour coded pages: Title (blue), Author (pink), Subject (white), Hydrographic Dept. (green), International Marine Organisation (yellow), and Statutory Instruments i.e. HMSO (blue).
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$30

64385
O'BRIAN, Patrick
DESOLATION ISLAND

London. 2003. HarperCollins. Paperback reprint. 325 PP. Inside covers: colour jackets of other titles. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine and light edgewear. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0006499244
Voyage to New South Wales with a ship load of convicts.
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$5

69658
O'CONNOR, P. Fitzgerald
STORM

London. 1956. Collins. 1st Ed. 126, (2) PP with 5 drawings by David Chalmers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Previous owner's and library stamps on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 20.4 x 14.
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$10

69913
OVERY, Richard
All About HISTORY - Book of WORLD WAR II

Bournemouth, Dorset. 2014. Imagine Publishing Ltd. 1st edition by Jon White & Alex Hoskins. 260 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Closed tear on front cover (repaired). Fine. 29.7 x 23. 9781910155295
The events, people and places that shaped the war.
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$15

38241
OXLADE, Chris
ALL ABOUT SHIPS - Amazing Maritime Facts

London. 2000. Southwater. 1st Ed. 64 PP with over 250 colour illustrations (photographs and explanatory artworks). Pictorial card cover. Mint condition. 22.5 x 17. 1842150154
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$20

69801
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME DOMINION and the Triumph of the Free World - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1852-2001

New York. 2010. The Overlook Press. 1st US edition. XIV, 369 PP with 4 maps and 4 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781590203323
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$20

71562
PAINE, Lincoln
THE SEA AND CIVILIZATION, A Maritime History of the World

London. 2015. Atlantic Books. Reprint of 2013 1st Edition. xxxvi, 744 PP with b/w illustrations in text, plus 16 pages with 26 colour plates. Pictorial soft covers. As new. 22.2 x 15.5. 9781782393580
From the long-distance migration by sea ... to the enormous demographic, cultural and political changes brought about by commercial shipping and naval warfare throughout the post-Cold War era... How the rise and fall of civilizations can be linked to the sea.
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$25

58574
PAINE, Lincoln P.
DOWN EAST: A Maritime History of Maine

Gardiner, Maine. 2000. Tilbury House. 1st Ed. 180 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans, drawings and paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on half title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 23 x 15. 0884482227
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$25

21310
PAINE, Ralph D.
THE SHIPS AND SAILORS OF OLD SALEM

London. 1924. Heath Cranton. 1st UK edition. XVIII, 471 PP, plus 49 plates with 64 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Panay one of the last of the Salem fleet. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Very good. 22 x 15.
Narratives and deeds of American sailors. Privateers, whalers, explorers of new routes and trades, ...
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$20

18191
PARRY, J. H. (author and chief consultant)
ROMANCE OF THE SEA

Washington. 1981. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 312 PP, profusely & lavishly illustrated. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover. Top edge of covers lightly sunned. Slight musty smell, o/wise very good. Oblong: 27.5 x 35. 0970443461
Covers all aspects of Man's use of the ocean. The development of ships, exploration, traders, corsairs & conquerors, slavers & scientists. Beautifully presented work.
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$10

18340
PARRY, J. H. (author and chief consultant)
ROMANCE OF THE SEA

Washington. 1981. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 312 PP, profusely & lavishly illustrated. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, dj (lightly rubbed with a few chips). Near fine. Oblong: 27.5 x 35. 0970443461
Covers all aspects of Man's use of the ocean. The development of ships, exploration, traders, corsairs & conquerors, slavers & scientists. Beautifully presented work.
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$20

44077
PASCALLON, Pierre (editor)
LES ARMEES FRANCAISES A L' AUBE DU XXIe SIECLE - Tome I: La Marine Nationale

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in Collection Défense, with an introduction by Alain, Oudot de Dainville, Vice-Amiral d'Escadre. 460 PP, (6 advertisements) with maps, graphs, diagrams and b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747525341
The French Navy at the turn of the 21st century.
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$50

49289
PAYNE, Edward John (editor)
VOYAGES OF THE ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN TO AMERICA. First Series: HAWKINS FROBISHER DRAKE

Oxford. 1893. Clarendon Press. 2nd edition of the 1880 original. LVI, 280 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5.
Select Narratives from the 'Principal Navigations' of Hakluyt.
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$15

20327
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS

London. 1927. Duckworth. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP, plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, small marginal stains on lower edge of endpapers & 3 plates, o/wise very good. 22.4 x 15.5
The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.
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$15

53762
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS

London. 1927. Duckworth. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 22.4 x 15.5
The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.
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$20

18309
PERNOUD, Georges
COMME UN POISSON DANS L'EAU

Lausanne. 1990. Edita SA. 1st Ed. 139 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 25.5. 2880012597
Souvenir edition of Thalassa with articles on Discovery of the Sea, Newport (Rhode Island), Santorin, etc...
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$10

17946
PIPPING, Knut
THE MUSEUM SHIP SIGYN OF WARDO

London. 1980. National Maritime Museum. Occasional Lecture No.2 (2), II, 24 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Card covers soiled, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5. 0905555473
The last wooden three-masted merchant sailing ship and a museum on the river Aura in the port of Abo in Finland.
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$10

55622
POLAK, Jean
BIBLIOGRAPHIE MARITIME FRANCAISE, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914

Grenoble. 1976. Editions des 4 seigneurs. 1st edition limited to 1400 (1300 of them on Papier Bouffant) . One of the unnumbered copies on Papier Bouffant. 367, (3) PP, plus 60 pages with 20 b/w plates (8 title page and 12 illustrations) and 18 pages for notes personnelles. Cloth cover, gilt device and decorations on front cover, gilt title and decoration on spine. Faint foxing on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 32.5 x 25.
Over 9627 entries. From: 1- Abeille (J.) ... to: 9627 - Zurcher et Margollé.
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$200

44215
POOLMAN, Kenneth
PERISCOPE DEPTH - Submarines at War

London. 1984. Sphere Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original published by William Kimber. (6), 213, (4 publications) PP with 2 drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Browning of paper around outside edges, o/wise very good. 17.7 x 10.8. 0722169140
The full story of submarines at war.
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$5

70821
POPHAM, Hugh
MONSTERS AND MARLINSPIKES - Being a true account of the voyage of Lee-O! The Jolly Yachtsman ond his crew in the schooner "Pegasus" and of the Marvellous Adventures which befell them

London. 1958. Rupert Hart-Davis. 1st Ed. 150 PP with 14 b/w beautiful illustrations by Graham Oakley (1 vignette on title page, 1 on double page, 4 tail pieces and 8 on full page). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 20.5 x 13.3.
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$25

68501
POTTER, E. B. (editor)
SEA POWER - A Naval History

Annapolis. 1981. Naval Institute Press. 2nd edition (extended) of the 1960 original. VII, (3), 419 PP with battle diagrams, plans and maps. Cloth cover, illustrated front board. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on front endpaper, title page and last page. Internally very good. 26 x 18. 0870216074
The Age of Galley Warfare to Cold War, and New Weapons / New Challenges.
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$10

46365
PRESSFIELD, Steven
TIDES OF WAR

London. 2000. Doubleday. 1st paperback edition. (18), 427 PP with head pieces, and 2 maps on double page. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.4. 0385601646
An epic novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War.
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$15

52680
PRESTON, Antony
SUBMARINE WARFARE. An Illustrated History

San Diego, Ca. 1999. Thunder Bay Press. 1st US edition. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, cutaways and photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 21.5. 1571451722
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$10

51542
PROTHEROE, Ernest
IN DAYS OF SAIL

London. c.1930`s. Collins' Clear Type Press. 1st Ed. 50 PP, plus 1 colour an 4 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Sea Travel - 1492. Hard cover, device and title on front board. Covers rubbed, 2cms missing at head of spine. Lacks the free fly of the front endpaper, o/wise good. 20.6 x 14.
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$10

53838
PROULX, E. Annie
THE SHIPPING NEWS

London. 1994. Fourth Estate. 11th printing of the 1993 original. (12), 337, (3) PP with 1 tailpiece and 40 headpieces. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20 x 13. 1857022424
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$5

64585
PUTZ, George, GETCHELL, David R., & SPECTRE, Peter H. (editors)
THE MARINER'S CATALOG - A Book of Information for those Concerned with Boats and the Sea

Camden, Maine. 1976. National Fisherman & Int'l Marine. 5th Printing of the 1973 original. 192 PP profusely illustrated with photos & line drawings. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 27.2 x 19.8. 0877420386
Commercial fishing, boat types and design.. ships' fittings...
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$10

40657
RACAULT, Jean-Michel (editor)
L'AVENTURE MARITIME

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan / Université de La Réunion. 1st Ed. 312 PP, (7 publications) with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747506509
22 texts on Maritime Adventure in literature or in history. A maritime myth: Bougainville and Tahiti, by Eric Fougère... Part of the maritime voyage in The known South Land by Gabriel de Foigny (1676), by Ruth Menzies... Maritime adventure and quest for love in the Toilers of the Sea (1866) by Victor Hugo, by Michèle Tafa...
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$35

64916
RAWLINGS, Alfred
A SEA ANTHOLOGY, selected and illustrated by Alfred Rawlings

London. 1913. Gay & Hancock Ltd. 1st Ed. (VII), 171 PP, plus 12 colur plates. Fp: The Thunder of the crowding waves upon the rocks. Green cloth cover is a little speckled, title in blind on front cover and gilt title on spine which is still bright. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Ageing of paper and foxing (not affecting the plates). Very good. 17.3 x 14.
Image shows frontispiece and title-page.
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$20

34485
READER'S DIGEST
GREAT TALES OF THE SEA - Volume 1

London. 1979. Reader's Digest Association. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Douglas Reeman. 430 PP with b/w and colour illust. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 23.5 x 15.2.
England expects, by Dudley Pope. Youth, by Joseph Conrad. Surface at the Pole, by Commander James Calvert...
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$20

65126
REEMAN, Douglas
TORPEDO RUN

London. 1982. Arrow Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original. 290 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 17.8 x 11. 0099283808
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$10

43974
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MILITARY BLUNDERS

London. 1995. Guinness Publishing. 11th reprint of the 1991 original. (4), 188 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 19. 0851129617
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$10

50537
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF NAVAL BLUNDERS

London. 1994. Guinness Publishing. 2nd reprint of the 1993 original. (6), 186 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0851127134
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$15

46873
REID, William
WEAPONS THROUGH THE AGES

London. 1984. Peerage Books . Reprint of the 1976 original The Lore of Arms. 280 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks by AB Nordbok). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, decoration (a four-wheeled battering ram) on front cover, dj. Near fine. 30 x 27.2. 0907408907
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$10

30808
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo
THE VOYAGE OF THE MIR-EL-LAH

New York. 1981. The Viking Press. 1st US Ed. 256 PP with b/w & colour photos with 2 maps & 2 diagrams. Title spread: The Mir-el-Lah in Cosmoledo Lagoon. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 24.6 x 17.5. 0670748315
The vanishing world of the dhows, from the Shatt Al Arab to East Africa then to the Seychelles and Comoro Islands.
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$15

46461
RITCHIE, Carson
GREENWICH ... a closer look

Greenwich. 1974. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map at centrefold and 13b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Note on the inside of the front cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.
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$10

55792
RITTMEISTER, Wolfgang
DIE SCHIFFSFIBEL

Leipzig. 1940. L. Staackmann Verlag. 1940 edition. 120 PP with illustrations by Alfred Malhau. Hard cover, illustrated front board. Spine repaired and reinforced. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. German text, gothic script. Good. 19.4 x 12.4.
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$5

43505
RIVERAIN, Jean
DICTIONNAIRE DES MARINS CELEBRES DES TEMPS LOINTAINS A NOS JOURS

Paris. 1967. Larousse. 1st Ed. (4), 156, (3 publications) PP with 26 head pieces (signalling flags) and b/w illustrations (portraits, engravigs, paintings and photographs), plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title (dulled) on spine. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 23.7 x 17.8.
From Antonio Alaminos and Roald Amundsen Ferdinand Wrangel and Carlo Zeno.
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$30

46824
ROBINSON, Anthony (editor)
IN THE COCKPIT. Flying the World's Great Aircraft

London. 1988. Black Cat / Macdonald. Reprint of the 1979 original. Introduction by Jeffrey Quill. (8), 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Swedish Saab J21A. Titlespread: Northrop F-5F. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Very good. 30.8 x 23.2. 0748101152
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$10

63999
ROBINSON, Charles Napier
THE BRITISH TAR IN FACT AND FICTION, The Poetry, Pathos, and Humour of the Sailor's Life

London. 1911. Harper and Brothers. 2nd impression of the 1909 original. XXIII, 520 PP, plus 160 pages with 130 b/w illustrations (reproductions of old prints, engravings and woodcuts). Fp (in colour): "The Sailor Adieu". Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine (lettering slightly dulled), top edge gilt. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper, & Ingleton catalogue Number (No. 11872) on rear endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. Scarce. 22.6 x 14.5.
The sailor afloat and ashore, as described by: historians, poets, novelists and playwrights. With introductory chapters on the place of the Sea Officer and Seaman in naval history and historical literature, by John Leyland.
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$75

18527
ROBINSON, Gregory
SHIPS THAT HAVE MADE HISTORY

London. 1936. Peter Davies. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 190 PP with 14 b/w drawings, plus 8 plates in colour. Eps: The weather & lee positions. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine, very good dj (price clipped). Twelve ships are described: the Santa Maria, the Mayflower, the Royal Sovereign, the Bonhomme Richard..... [There were originally 12 colour plates. Those missing are the Santa Maria, Golden Hind, Susan Constant & Endeavour]. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Some browning of paper with traces of foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.
Plates present: A Fourteenth-Century Ship, The Spanish Treasure Frigate, The Revenge, The Mayflower, The Royal Sovereign, The Andrew, The Royal Charles and The Bon Homme Richard.
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$25

56936
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE COMMAND OF THE OCEAN. A Naval History of Britain - 1649-1815

London. c. 2008. Allen Lane & National Maritime Museum. 11th printing of the 2004 original. LXV, 907 PP with 18 maps and 9 insets, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w illustrations. Eps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780713994117
Sequel to The Safeguard of the Sea: A Naval History of Britain (Volume I).
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$30

67304
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE SAFEGUARD OF THE SEA. A Naval History of Britain - Volume one: 660-1649

London. 2004. Penguin Books & National Maritime Museum. Reprint (7) of the 1997 paperback edition. XXVI, 691 PP with 20 maps and 4 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with light creases on front and spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.5 x 13.. 9780140297249
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$10

48894
RODGERS, Richard, HAMMERSTEIN, Oscar & LOGAN, Joshua
MARY MARTIN in the Musical Play SOUTH PACIFIC

London. c. 1950. Theatre Royal. 1st Ed., adapted from James Mitchener's Tales of the South Pacific. 20 PP with 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Small crease on lower corners, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.7.
Produced by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein 2nd, Leland Hayward & Joshua Logan. Music by Richard Rodgers...
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$15

34406
ROGERS, Cedric
SAILING SHIPS

New York. 1974. Golden Press. 1st US edition, in the Golden Highlights Library. 80 PP with 50 colour and 59 b/w illustrations. Title page: A Venetian ship of 1697 arriving in a Mediterranean port. Hard cover, illustrated front and back cover. Light foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 22.2. 030743110X
500 years of high adventure under sail.
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$10

50862
ROGERS, Cedric
SAILING SHIPS

London. c. 1974. Camden House Books 1st UK edition, in the Golden Highlights Library. 80 PP with 50 colour and 59 b/w illustrations. Title page: A Venetian ship of 1697 arriving in a Mediterranean port. Hard cover, illustrated front, dj (price clipped). Light foxing. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.8. 0905015053
500 years of high adventure under sail.
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$10

20915
ROGERS, Colonel H.C.B.
TROOPSHIPS AND THEIR HISTORY

London. 1963. Seeley Service. 1st Ed., Volume VII, in the Imperial Services Library series. 224 PP, plus 18 pages with 27 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): R.M.S.P. Trent at Malta. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 16.
Transporting the regular Army in peacetime & war. From Charles II to post WWII era. Types of ships, life of the British soldiers on board.
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$25

68687
ROGERS, Colonel H.C.B.
TROOPSHIPS AND THEIR HISTORY

London. 1963. Seeley Service. 1st Ed., Volume VII, in the Imperial Services Library series. 224 PP, plus 18 pages with 27 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): R.M.S.P. Trent at Malta. Library binding with dust jacket pasted down on covers then laminated. Note on front endpaper, markings and stamps on title page. Plates XVII to XXIII are photocopies of the original. Good reading copy. 24.5 x 15.5.
Transporting the regular Army in peacetime & war. From Charles II to post WWII era. Types of ships, life of the British soldiers on board.
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$10

40741
ROGERS, Stanley
THE PACIFIC

London. 1931. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed., illustrated by the author. 254 PP with 1 tail piece, 10 head pieces, and 103 text illustrations (16 on full page), plus 6 colour plates. Fp (in colour): The South Seas. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt decoration on spine. Ageing of paper, some foxing. Name of previous owner. Very good. 22.4 x 15.
The Pacific : navigators, privateers, isles, languages, shipwrecks ...
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$15

40744
ROGERS, Stanley
SHIPS AND SAILORS - Tales of the Sea

London. 1929. George G. Harrap. Reprint of the1928 original, illustrated by the author. 304 PP with 3 tail pieces, 15 head pieces, 115 b/w illustrations (5 on full page), plus 1 colour plate As idled as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt decoration on spine. Ageing of paper, foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.8.
Shipwrecks. Mutinies and Sea-Fights. Remarkable boat journeys. Sea mysteries. Pirates and Treasure ships.
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$15

46308
ROGERS, Stanley
SHIPS AND SAILORS - Tales of the Sea

London. 1929. George G. Harrap. July 1929 reprint of the1928 original. 304 PP with 3 tail pieces, 15 head pieces, 115 b/w illustrations (5 on full page). All illustrations by the author. Fp (in colour): As idle as a painted ship Upon a painted ocean. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.8.
Shipwrecks. Mutinies and Sea-Fights. Remarkable boat journeys. Sea mysteries. Pirates and Treasure ships.
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$15

49181
ROGERS, Stanley
TALES OF THE FORE-AN-AFT

London. 1935. George G. Harrap. 1st edition, illustrated by the author. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations. Fp: Valkyrie III and Defender. Cloth cover, Device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very light foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.8.
Fishermen. Circumnavigators. Explorers. America's Cup... Lawbreakers. Lost ships.
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$15

40745
ROGERS, Stanley
TALES OF THE FORE-AN-AFT

London. 1935. George G. Harrap. 1st edition, illustrated by the author. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations. Fp: Valkyrie III and Defender. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt decoration on spine. Ageing of paper, foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.8.
Fishermen. Circumnavigators. Explorers. America's Cup... Lawbreakers. Lost ships.
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$15

59342
ROSIGNOLI, Guido
NAVAL AND MARINE BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR 2

London. 1980. Blandford Press. 1st Ed. 5-167 PP with 6 b/w and 64 colour plates. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Copy without the free fly of the front endpaper, the half title page and the title page. Lower margin of page 97/98 trimmed (not affecting the text). Good working copy. 19.8 x 13.6. 0713709197
Great Britain, USSR, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, USA, Japan, Poland, Netherlands, Finland.
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$5

64620
ROSS, David
SHIPS VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA

London. 2010. Amber Books. 1st Ed. 448 PP with 2 b/w & 4 colour photos, and over 1000 colour illustrations / artworks by DeAgostini & Tony Gibbons. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.4 x 22.5 9781907446245
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$20

67698
ROSTAND, Edmond
CYRANO DE BERGERAC - Comédie Héroïque en Cinq Actes en Vers

Paris. 1946. Edition du Pantheon. Limited edition of 2000 numbered copies (No. 1435 / 2000) in Collection "Le Panthéon des Lettres". (VIII), 215, (5) PP, plus 10 b/w plates by Edou Martin. Pictorial soft cover. Pages uncut. Faint foxing. French text. Near fine. 19.1 x 14.2.
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$20

31572
ROWLAND, K. T.
STEAM AT SEA - A History of Steam Navigation

Newton Abbot. 1970. David & Charles. 1st paperback edition. 240 PP with 16 figures (drawings, etchings and plans), and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14. 0715361686
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$10

44588
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1911-12 (corrected to October 10th, 1911)

London. 1911. John Murray. 1st Ed., 5th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 342, (XXIV adverts.) PP with 10 plans, plus 16 b/w plates with 2 plans, and 14 illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. Orion. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1911.
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$50

44589
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1912-13 (corrected to October 10th, 1912)

London. 1912. John Murray. 1st Ed., 6th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 392, (XIV adverts.) PP with 12 plans, plus 14 b/w plates. All illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1912.
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$50

44590
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1915-16 (corrected to January 31st, 1916)

London. 1916. John Murray. 1st Ed., 8th year of issue. Edited by Robert YERBURGH, Archibald HURD & Gerard FIENNES. 388, (XX adverts.) PP, plus 19 plates with 22 b/w photos. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine sunned and with a repaired tear to the cloth. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper partially split. Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
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$50

57223
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1908-1909 (Corrected to October 10th, 1908)

London. 1908. Navy League. 1st Ed., 2nd year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 278 PP (34 adverts.) with 8 plans and 20 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Indomitable. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.
Progress of the British Navy. Progress of Foreign Navies. The Dual Alliance (France/Russia). The Triple Alliance (Germany/Italy/Austria). ... Chapter XII: The Australian Naval Defence, by Captain R. Muirhead-Collins. ...
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$100

36279
RUTLAND, Jonathan
ALL COLOUR WORLD OF SHIPS

London. 1978. Octopus Books. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 70 colour illustrations. Title spread: Two frigates of the Royal Navy HMS Antelope and HMS Amazon. Eps: The Steel Barque Sindia on the Calcutta run. Illustrated hard cover, dj (Queen Mary at Long Beach). Old damp marks on lower corner near spine, o/wise very good. 30 x 23.5. 0706407482
Illustrated story of ships, ship-building and sailing from the papyrus raft to the nuclear powered warships.
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$10

62459
RUTLAND, Jonathan
SEE INSIDE A GALLEON

London. 1986. Kingfisher Books. 2nd edition in the See Inside series edited by R.J. Unstead. Revised edition of the 1977 original. 31 PP with illustrations by John Berry and Michael Trim. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.3. 082722071
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$10

52059
RUTLAND, Jonathan
SHIPS

London. 1975. Sampson Low. 1st Ed., in the New Horizon Library series. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated covers, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 28.2 x 22 0562000135
Illustrated story of ships, ship-building and sailing from the papyrus raft to the nuclear powered warships.
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$15

43816
SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian )
LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde

Paris. 1980. Voiles / Gallimard. Reprint of the 1881 edition published by Librairie Léon Vanier, (original of 1876). (4), 212 PP with hundreds of drawings by Louis Ernest Lesage (a.k.a. Sahib). Red cloth cover, gilt title on an illustrated front cover. Near fine. 31.5 x 25.
Life on board a French warship in the 1860s. L'Incomprise sailed from Brest on the Atlantic Ocean to Toulon on the Mediterranean Sea, via Lisbon, Gibraltar, Toulon, Algiers, Canary Islands, Senegal, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope ... India, China, Japan, New Caledonia, Tahiti and Cape Horn.
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$30

69223
SAJIMA, Naoko & TACHIKAWA, Kyoichi
JAPANESE SEA POWER: A Maritime Nation's Struggle for Identity

Canberra. 2009. The Sea Power Centre - Australia. 1st Ed. Volume No. 2, in the Foundations of International Thinking on Sea Power series. Preface by Gregory P. Gilbert. 202 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780642297051
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$25

40372
SALMON, Edward & WORSFOLD, James (editors)
THE BRITISH DOMINIONS YEAR BOOK 1920

London. 1919. Eagle, Star and British Dominions Insurance Company. 5th edition. 315 PP, (11 advert.), plus 18 colour plates with coat of arms of the companies, coat-of-arms & seals of cities and boroughs and 8 folded maps in colour. Fp: Portrait of LLoyd George. Papered boards, illustrated front cover, cloth spine. Spine with a bump and a repaired tear in its middle. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.
Dominions and Dependencies by the Rt. Hon. Viscount Milner... The British Fleet's Part, by Archibald Hurd...
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$15

55611
SANDILANDS, Spencer Scott
THE PERILS OF THE MAIN

Melbourne. c. 1990. Spencer Scott Sandilands Gallery. Catalogue No. 23. (2), 27, (3 blank) PP with 84 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (The Sailor's Farewell). Near fine. 29.8 x 20.8.
Catologue of a "Broad Ranging Maritime Exhibition", offering 332 items.
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$10

58476
SAUNDERS, Doris E. (editor)
THOSE WHO STAYED - A Collection of Papers presented in Six Public Humanities Forums 1988-89

Jackson, Miss., USA. 1989. Jackson State University. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr Alferdteen Harrison. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 28 x 21.5.
12 papers.
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$10

32715
SAYER, Edmund Sears
SHIPS OF OTHER DAYS

Nice, France. 1930. Author. Limited and numbered edition (No. 42/1000). Numbered and signed by the author. No pagination, 38 PP with 12 head or tail pieces, plus 10 plates. All pages with a rope drawing around, title page and plates protected by tissue paper. Title page: Sail drying. Silver coloured endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title and gilt decorated vignette on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 25 x 32.2.
Album dedicated to the Unnamed and the Unsung Heroes of the great armada who sailed the seas in centuries past. Caravel Fleet of 1492. The Mayflower in 1620. The Soleil Royal sunk 1759 by the Dutch and English combined Fleet. The Bon Homme Richard...
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$35

49151
SCOTT, Michael
THE CRUISE OF THE MIDGE

Edinburgh. 1853. William Blackwood and sons. New edition. VI, 506, (16 publications) PP. Cloth cover, decorations in blind, gilt title on spine. Hinges worn and rubbed. Spine with part missing at head. Ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Good. 17.5 x 11.5.
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$15

67885
SERBAN, N.
UN FRERE DE PIERRE LOTI (Gustave Viaud)

Paris. N.D. circa 1930's. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed. 197, (3) PP, plus 4 b/w plates (including 3 portraits. Soft cover. Copy reinforced at spine, paper fragile. Very good. French text. 19 x 12.5.
Gustave Viaud: 1836-1865. Surgeon in the French Navy. Tahiti: 1859-1862. Indo-China (Poulo-Condor) 1863-1865.
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$15

30075
SEVERIN, Tim
THE JASON VOYAGE - The Quest for the Golden Fleece

London. 1985. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 263 PP with drawings by Trondur Patursson, plus 32 pages with 77 colour photos. Illustrated Fp. & Eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0091618808
Re-enactment of the voyage of a twenty-oar galley, Argo, in search of the Golden Fleece. From Greece to present day Georgia, through the Aegean Sea, the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, then the Black Sea.
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$15

35055
SHARP, Iain
ON THE WATERFRONT - Hobson Wharf, Auckland's new maritime museum (in Pacific Way)

Auckland. 1993. Air New Zealand. Issue of November 1993. Contains article from P.46 to 52 with 6 colour photos. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$10

35677
SHEPSTONE, Harold J.
CAVALCADE OF SHIPS

London. c. 1945. The Sunshine Press. 1st Ed. 62 PP with 36 b/w, plus 16 beautiful colour illustrations by S. Drigin. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Covers worn and soiled, 2 plates with small closed repaired tear, o/wise contents are very clean and bright. 25.8 x 20.5.
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$10

38007
SHORE, Henry N.
SMUGGLING DAYS AND SMUGGLING WAYS

London. 1929. Philip Allan. Reprint of the 1892 original, No. 9 in the Nautilus Library series. 256 PP. Fp: Sketch map showing the chief smuggling entrepots on the continent. Cloth cover, gilt device (nautilus) on front cover, gilt title on sunned spine. Very good. 17.5 x 11.3.
Smuggling between the opposite coasts of the Channel. Containing some chapters from The Unwritten History of Cornwall and other Counties, together with an account of The Rise and Development of the Coastguard.
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$15

18423
SIMPER, Robert
BRITAIN'S MARITIME HERITAGE

Newton Abbot. 1982. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 392 PP with b/w & col. illust. (paintings, photos, plans, ..). Fp: Coastal trader loading timber. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0715381776
Early voyages of discovery to shipbuilders & engineers of the 19th & 20th century. From the coracles and the Brixham trawlers, to the tea clippers & the dreadnoughts.
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$15

43499
SKENBÄCK, Urban, & LOSMAN, Arne
1648 - WESTFALISKA FREDEN / DER WESTFÄLISCHE FRIEDEN / THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA

Stockholm. 1998. Vasamuseet Och Skoklosters Slott. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in Swedish, German and English. New. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.8. 9197257745
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$10

42351
SMITH, C. Fox
PAINTED PORTS

London. 1948. Geoffrey Cumberlege / Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. 212 PP with 20 head pieces and 8 full-page illustrations by C. Walter Hodges. Blue cloth cover with a few small spots, near fine dust jacket. Faint foxing on prelims and outside page edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
Fiction. ... when pirates sailed the high seas and merchant ships attempted to protect themselves against marauders by painting their ports to resemble the red gun ports of men-of-war.
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$20

47612
SPECTOR, Ronald H.
AT WAR AT SEA: Sailors and Naval Combat in the Twentieth Century

London. 2001. Viking. 1st UK edition. XIV, (2), 464 PP with 1 battle diagram and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 47 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0670860859
Battles: Tsushima, Jutland...
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$15

65132
STACK, John
ARMADA

London. 2012. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. (6), 400 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 9780007389865
A novel. 1587- Two nations. One bitter conflict.
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$10

33582
STAMMERS, M. K.
HISTORIC SHIPS

London. 1987. Shire Publications. 1st Ed., No.200 in the Shire Album series. 32 PP with 28 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Well used, covers rubbed and creased, o/wise fair. 21 x 15. 0852638949
Sailing ships, steam & motor ships, warships, fishing vessels, pleasure boats and harbour service vessels.
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$5

60260
STEAD, C. K. (editor)
The Faber Book of CONTEMPORARY SOUTH PACIFIC STORIES

London. 1994. Faber and Faber Limited. 1st Ed. XVII, 286 PP. Hard cover, dj (creases and chips with repaired tears). Ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 22.2 x 14 0571167659
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$15

66028
STEELE, Philip
A MARINER'S TALE

New York. 2009. Barron's Educational series, Inc. 1st US edition (juvenile). A Quarto Children's Book. 30 PP with colour illustrations and 11 fascinating flaps, plus drawer "Mariner's Chest" containing Instruction sheets for models of a "Caravel" ship, a Compass and a Telescope. All colour art works and illustrations by: Laszlo Veres, Nick Harris and Martin Sanders. Laminated pictorial covers. Fine. 26 x 26. 9780764195532
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$20

35042
STICK, David
THE OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA 1584-1958

Chapel Hill. 1958. The University of North Carolina Press. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 352 PP with 4 maps and 27 illustrations (title page vignette, head and tail pieces) by Frank Stick. Eps: Map of the North Carolina Outer Banks. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.7.
Exploration, settlement... Storms and shipwrecks... The Wright Brothers...
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$20

49784
STICKLES, William
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S SOUTH PACIFIC, easy-to-play Piano Selections

London. 1956. Williamson Music Ltd. 1st Ed. 16 PP with musical scores. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28.
Some Enchanted Evening. Dites Moi. A Wonderful Guy. Younger than Spring-Time. Bali Ha'i.
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$10

65899
STOCKWIN, Julian
SEAFLOWER

London. 2003. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st paperback edition. (6), 346 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 13.8. 0340824417
Historical novel.
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$5

65467
STRANG, Herbert
IN TRAFALGAR'S BAY

London. 1930. Humphrey Milford / Oxford University Press. Reprint of the 1926 original. 96 PP with 12 b/w illustrations by T.H. Robinson. Fp (in colour): The Battle of Trafalgar, by H. Sandham. Cloth cover, illustrated front and spine. Front cover and spine lightly sunned and rubbed. Foxing (war economy paper). Very good. 17.8 x 14.
For the young reader.
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$15

46017
STRANG, Herbert (editor)
THE GREAT BOOK OF SHIPS

London. 1933. Oxford University Press. Reprint. 128 PP with 46 b/w illustrations. Vignette on title page: Windjammer to Cruiser. Fp (in colour): R.M.S. Majestic (White Star Line). Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial hard covers (slightly rubbed). Foxing throughout (heavy on outside edges), o/wise very good. 20.2 x 16.
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$10

68411
STRANG, Herbert (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA

London. c. 1915. Henry Frowde . Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. No pagination, 110 PP with 2 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (15 headpieces and 31 in text, plus 7 plates with 3 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Vignette in colour on title page. Fp (in colour): Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. Illustrated boards, title on spine. Wear around edges, brief note dated Xmas 1916 at top corner of front endpaper. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 18.
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$25

37650
STUART, Richard H.
THE PICTORIAL STORY OF SHIPS

London. 1977. New English Library. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Large format: 34.5 x 24.5. 450034305
Early ships. Compasses... Figureheads... Waghenaer and charting... Nuclear ships and submarines.
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$20

70435
STYLES, Showell
NUMBER TWO-NINETY

London. 1974. White Lion Publisher. White Lion rerprint edition of the 1066 original. 236 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on the outside edges. Near fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 085617498X
Armed steamship Number 92, built by Lairds dockyard of Liverpool for the Confederate States Navy, and named Alabama.
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$15

53346
SWINSON, Cyril (compiler)
TWENTY TALES OF THE SEA - A Mixed Cargo

London. 1949. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint of the 1942 original. 154 PP, plus 8 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Fritz of the Swiss Family Robinson tries the new kayak. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Lacks free fly of front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 20.7 x 14.5.
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$10

40508
SYMONS, E. I.
BEYOND THE REEF

Tamworth, NSW. 1985. Author. 1st Ed., October 1985. 176 PP with 3 maps, 11 facsimiles of newspaper clippings and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light soiling. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 21.2 x 15. 0959310223
Historical novel. Pacific war in the Islands by an average Australian soldier.
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$15

67038
SÖDERBERG, Bertil
GÖTEBORGS MARITIMA CENTRUM - GUIDE (Svenska, English & Deutsch)

Göteborg. 1988. Göteborgs Maritima Centrum. Trilingual edition. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (1 set of sketch plans of a monitor and 49 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Text in Swedish, English and German. Front cover with creases and signs of old water damage which are also present inside (a little ruffling). Still a good copy. 29.7 x 21.
Guide to the Gothenburg Maritime Centre.
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$15

70247
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IS HERE - A Convoy of Naval Novels

London. 1940. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st printing. (8), 753 PP with 3 sketches (1 plan and 2 maps). Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, spine sunned. Foxing throughout (heavy at times), o/wise a very good copy 18.6 x 11.5.
3 Novels - The Fight is on: The story of 'The Sub' (P.1 to 219); The Fight is won: The story of 'Kerrell' (P.221 to 487) ; Salvage: The story of 'The man from Scapa Flow' (P. 489 to 753).
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$15

52974
TAFFRAIL
SALT WATER QUIZ

London. 1952. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 158 PP with 24 line drawings in text. Hard cover, device on front cover. Covers with signs of water damage. Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Good reading copy. 19 x 13.
96 questions and answers from Why is the sea salt? to problems with lighthouses, etc...
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$5

52767
TAFFRAIL
THE SUB, being the Autobiography of David Munro, Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy

London. 1917. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 356, (2) PP with 1 facsimile of document and 1 musical score, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: I join my first ship. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers rubbed and soiled. Copy lacking the half title page, the preface and the free fly of both endpapers. Foxing. Good reading copy. 19.2 x 13.
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$10

41518
TAFFRAIL (Captain Taprell Dorling, D.S.O., R.N.)
CYPHER K

Leicester. 1950. The Brockhampton Press. 1st edition in the Brock Books for older boys and girls series, of the 1932 original. 191 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by Caney. Fp: Foxy Elliott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Few foxing spots on outside edges. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.7.
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$15

15289
TAFFRAIL (Cdr. Taprell Dorling)
SEA ESCAPES AND ADVENTURES

London. 1927. Philip Allan. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 diagram & 5 maps, plus 11 b/w plates (lacks 4 of the 15 called for). Covers rather worn and with small tears on spine. Renewed endpapers. Page 223 repaired o/wise a good copy. 21.8 x 14.
Escape of the Calliope at the height of a cyclone, from Apia Harbour in 1889. Escape of the Terra Nova in 1910...
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$10

39816
TAFFRAIL (Commander Taprell Dorling)
SEA VENTURERS OF BRITAIN

London. 1925. W. Collins & Co. Ltd. 1st Ed. 316 PP with 5 maps, plus 15 b/w plates and a folded coloured map (Voyages of Captain Cook). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. FEP: prize plate and short note. Some foxing. Former owner's number on front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.6.
8 of these Sea Venturers: Voyages of Sir John Hawkins... William Dampier... Captain James Cook.
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$20

52046
TAFFRAIL (Commander Taprell Dorling)
SEA VENTURERS OF BRITAIN

London. 1929. Philip Allan. 1st edition in the Nautilus Library of the 1925 original. No. 5 in the Nautlilus Library series. 288 PP Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers rubbed and worn. Foxing. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Good reading copy. 19 x 12.6.
8 of these Sea Venturers: Voyages of Sir John Hawkins... William Dampier... Captain James Cook.
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$10

42519
TAFFRAIL (Commander Taprell Dorling)
SEA VENTURERS OF BRITAIN

London. 1929. Philip Allan. 1st edition in the Nautilus Library of the 1925 original. No. 5 in the Nautlilus Library series. 288 PP Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Back cover with some speckling. Light foxing. Very good. 19 x 12.6.
8 of these Sea Venturers: Voyages of Sir John Hawkins... William Dampier... Captain James Cook.
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$15

52201
TAYLOR, Boswell, WEST, John, BAREHAM, John D. et al.
Picture Reference Book of SHIPS

London. 1969. Brockhampton Press. 1st Ed. No. 11 in Picture Reference Books series. 32 PP with over 200 b/w illustrations by Roy M. Schofield. Inside covers: Battle of Trafalgar. Pictorial soft covers are rubbed and soiled. Contents very good. 23.5 x 16.2. 034004165X
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$5

48703
TAYLOR, Boswell, WEST, John, BAREHAM, John D. et al.
Picture Teach Yourself SHIPS

London. 1977. Knight Books / Hodder & Stoughton. 2nd impression of the 1977 edition (1969 original: Picture Reference Ships). 32 PP with over 200 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 20.3 x 15. 340215550
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$10

69770
TAYLOR, Frederick
COVENTRY - Thursday, 14 November 1940

London. 2016. Bloomsbury. 1st paperback edition of the 2015 original. XII, 356 PP with 1 map and 1 plan "Coventry City Centre, 1940", plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 9781408860281
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$10

45123
TAYLOR, John W. R., GUNSTON, Bill et al. (editors)
THE STORY OF FLIGHT

London. 1984. Chancellor Press. New edition of the 1970 original The Lore of Flight. 426 PP with over 200 colour technical drawings, and over 150 b/w drawings. Encyclopaedic index with 1550 entries and hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, plans and photos). Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tear. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30 x 27. 0907486711
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$10

48864
TEMPEST, Paul
DOWNSTREAM TO GREENWICH: The Heritage and Future of the London River

Greenwich. 1975. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 30 b/w illustrations by Neil Macfadyen. Pictorial soft cover (slightly soiled). Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5.
A guide to the River from Westminster to Greenwich and a guide to Greenwich itself.
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$5

18064
TEMPLE, Lieut.-Colonel Sir Richard Carnac
NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIOUS TRAGEDY OF THE WORCESTER 1704-1705, An Episode in the Long Struggle between England and Scotland for Union as Great Britain 1603-1707

London. 1930. Ernest Benn. 1st Ed. 491 PP with 2 figures in text, plus 3 maps & 8 b/w plates. Fp: The Custom House of 1714, showing a merchant frigate of the description of the Worcester. Cloth cover. Covers slightly worn, spine sunned. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages, o/wise a very good copy. Ingleton bookplate & Ingleton Catalogue No.12077. 24.2 x 15.5.
The seizure at Leith of the Worcester, on her return from a successful voyage to India. Hanging of her Captain in April 1705, and the ensuing controversy.
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$20

65269
TENCH Watkin
LETTERS FROM REVOLUTIONARY FRANCE - Letters Written in France to a Friend in London, between the month of November 1794, to the Month of May 1795

Cardiff. 2004. University of Wales Press. Reprint of the 1796 edition introduced and edited by Gavin Edwards. XXXVIII, 186 PP with 7 b/w plates and the frontispiece. Fp: Portrait of Watkin Tench. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.5 x 14. 0708316913
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$15

47109
THIELE, Colin
BLUE FIN

Adelaide. 1978. Rigby / Opal Books. Reprint of the 1969 original. 128 PP with 20 b/w photos, plus 16 colour plates (photographs by David Kynoch). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 13.5. 072709958
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$5

65833
THOMPSON, Logan
GUNS

London. 1990. Treasure Press. New edition of the 1980 original. 64 PP with colour illustrations. Eps: Colt revolvers. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 26.3 x 20. 1850514828
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$10

65453
THOMSON, George Malcolm
KRONSTADT '21

London. 1985. Secker & Warburg. 1st Ed. (6), 218 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14. 0436520508
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$5

37610
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Light foxing of 3 first leaves, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 705406334
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$10

54191
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS

Alexandria, Virginia. 1980. Time-Life Books. 1st printing in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 0809426838
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$15

21404
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS

Amsterdam. 1981. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 705406334
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$10

64247
TIME-LIFE
ILLUSTRATIONS accompanying THE SEAFARERS (the 22 volumes series)

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. European English language edition . Illustrated envelope containing 9 colour plates: 4 "sea chart / maps" and 5 illustrations of "Sailing Ships of the High Seas". Fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.
Maps: "Southeast Asia", (1558) - "Africa", (1608) - "America, to Cape Horn", (1617) - Sea chart: "Southeast England / Belgium", (1693). Sailing Ships: Brigantine - Sloop - Naval Sloop - Man-o-war.
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$10

67747
TIME-LIFE
SAILING SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS - Illustrations accompanying "The Seafarers series"

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language edition. Special folder with 5 plates: 1 b/w plate Sailing Ships of the High Seas with sketches and details of the 4 colour plates. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.
Sailing Ships: Brigantine - Sloop - Naval Sloop - Man-o-war.
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$5

64600
TIME-LIFE
TIME-LIFE: THE SEAFARERS series (in 22 volumes)

Amsterdam. 1979 to 1981. Time-Life Books. 1st or 2nd printing of the European English language edition . 22 volumes, a total of 3872 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Together with 4 charts and 4 illustrations of Sailing Ships. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. A few volumes few with lightly sunned spines. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Sold as a set. 28.7 x 24.
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$175

41714
TOMLINSON, H. M.
GALLIONS REACH - A Romance

London. 1949. Rupert Hart-Davis. 2nd edition of the 1927 original, No. 6 in the Mariners Library series. 240 PP. Cloth cover, device on front cover, illustrated dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 13.
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$30

38099
TOMLINSON, H. M. (editor)
GREAT SEA STORIES OF ALL NATIONS

London. 1967. Spring Books. Reprint of the 1930 original. 1040 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 15.
The best writing of over 100 famous authors: Defoe, Hugo, Dumas, Melville, Conrad...
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$5

34483
TOMLINSON, H. M. (editor)
GREAT SEA STORIES OF THE WORLD

London. 1991. Chancellor Press. Reprint of the 1930 original. 896 PP. Laminated pictorial boards. Occasional foxing. Fine. 21.6 x 15.3. 1851520872
An anthology of 108 sea stories by famous authors: Defoe, Dumas, Melville, Conrad...
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$10

37409
TOUDOUZE, Georges G.-, de la RONCIERE, Ch., TRAMOND, Joannes, RONDELEUX, Cdt, DO
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE

Paris. 1939. Editions Saint-Georges. 2nd edition (updated) of the 1934 original. XII, 610 PP with 98 colour illustrations (6 of them tipped in on art paper), 1226 b/w illustrations (1 of them tipped in on art paper). Fp (in colour): Un navire de sa Majeste Britanique de la fin du XVIIIe siecle, en guise de grand pavois, les Couleurs des Etats et villes maritimes (dressed ship). Quarter bound, cloth cover, red leather spine with gilt title on green leather vignette. Light damage on 6 pages (58, 400, 405, 473, 490 and 495) with loss of a few words or small part of illustrations. Occasional foxing. Very good. Ingleton bookplate. Scarce. French text. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 38.3 x 30.
Geoffrey Ingleton: ... a most sumptuous work, lavishly illustrated.
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$80

48940
TRACY, Nicholas (editor)
THE AGE OF SAIL - The International Annual of the Historic Sailing Ship. Volume I: 2002-2003

London. 2002. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: The barque-rigged merchantman Rona. Hard cover, pict. dj. Fine. 27.5 x 20. 0851779255
12 feature articles: Naval surgery in the Time of Nelson by Surgeon Admiral Sr James Watt ... Marine Plates from the Microcosm... The most uncomfortable ship: A Voyage aboard the Polly Woodside in 1904, by Ann Gibson.
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$15

47322
TUPET, Jacques & MOULIN, Max-Pierre
TOURNURES ET PARLURES DE LA MARINE

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut / A.C.O.R.A.M. 1st Ed. 174, (2) PP with drawings by Capitaine de vaisseau (R) Max-Pierre Moulin. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.9 x 14.5. 2914622066
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$25

41685
TUTE, Warren
THE ADMIRAL

London. 1963. Cassell. 1st Ed. (4), 314 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 13.5.
Novel. Life story of Admiral Sir Mark Hampton Hammerlock.
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$10

48884
TUTE, Warren
LEVIATHAN

London. 1959. Cassell. 1st Ed. (6), 378 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and the dust jacket. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.
Novel: Passenger ship launched 1936, then troop ship during World War II.
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$10

48883
TUTE, Warren
THE ROCK

London. 1957. Cassell. September 1957 edition of the July 1957 original. VIII, 396 PP with 1 map and inset. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and the dust jacket. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
Novel: Gibraltar during World War II.
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$10

53504
UNSWORTH, Barry (editor)
CLASSIC SEA STORIES

London. 1996. Leopard. Paperback edition. Introduction by Barry Unsworth. 616 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Fine. 21.5 x 13.3. 1858913276
Stories from: Ancient Greece (5), Ancient Rome (3), Biblical literature (3)... Japan (2)
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$5

52336
US NAVY
BASIC MILITARY REQUIREMENTS - Navy Training Course

Washington. 1961. U.S. Government Printing Office / Bureau of Naval Personnel. Revised edition of the 1957 original. Navpers 10054-A. VI, 343 PP with 1 colour plate (Flag / Pennant signals) and over 200 b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos), plus 1 colour plate Ribbons of Decorations and Awards. Pictorial soft cover a little creased, o/wise very good. 26 x 20.
Training course covering the military requirements for men and women in the first three pay grades of the U. S. Navy and Naval Reserve. Chapter 12: Naval aircraft... Chapter 18: Seamanship. Chapter 19: Survival in the water.
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$10

45037
Van DAM, W.
TE ROER EN TE WAAK

Baarn. 1946. Bosch & Keuning N.V. 1st Ed. 259 PP with 1 map, and 56 figures, plus 2 folded plates (1 world map, 1 ship's plans) and 24 pages with 50 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, cloth spine. Corners of covers rubbed. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. Dutch text. 24.8 x 16.5.
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$10

17304
VAN LOON, Hendrik Willem
SHIPS, And How They Sailed THE SEVEN SEAS (5000 B.C.- A.D.1935)

London. 1935. G.G. Harrap. 2nd Impression in October 1935 of the September 1935 original. 304 PP with 148 b/w attractive illustrations by author in text. Fp: The Pioneer. Blue cloth cover is speckled, mostly around edges and worn at extremities of spine which is gilt engraved. Light foxing. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Contents clean and a very good reading copy. 23 x 16.
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$10

34933
VAN MAARSEVEEN, Drs J. G. S. J.
DE REPUBLIEK EN FRANKRIJK in het begin van de 17de eeuw

Zaltbommel. 1970. Antiquariaat Europese Bibliotheek. 1st Ed., No. 12. in the Spiegel der Historie series, 4th year of publication. Pages 413 to 468 with 39 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover (Statue of French King Louis XIII). Fine. Dutch text. 28 x 22.
An Embassy of the Dutch Republic to the Kingdom of France in 1624, and the Treaty of Compiègne.
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$10

48709
VAN VLIET, Adri P.
VIJFTIGJAAR "NIEUWE HAVEN" 1954 - 2004

Den Haag. 2004. Institut voor Maritieme Historie. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings & engravings, maps & plans, and photos). Pictorial boards. Dutch text. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 21.8. 9071957373
Fifty years of a new Naval Base for the Dutch Navy.
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$20

71530
VERNE, Jules
TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA

Connecticut. 1977. Easton Press. Collector's Edition, bound in genuine leather. Translated from the French original by Mercier Lewis. Introduction by Fletcher Pratt. (2), XIV, 325, (5 blank) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (2 head pieces, 12 in text, plus 18 plates). Fp (in colour): Portrait of Jules Vernes by Richard Sparks. All edges gilt. Moire endpapers. sewn-in ribbon marker. Genuine leather covers with a rich brown top grain cowhide, gilt title on spine and gilt decoration by Jonathan Talbot. Fine. 27 x 19.
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$75

54708
VESILIND, Priit J. & KLESIUS, Michael
IN SEARCH OF VIKING / MYSTERY SHIP FROM A DANISH BOG (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 197, No.5)

Washington. 2000. N.G.S. May 2000. Contains 2 articles from P. 2 to 35 with 2 maps and 24 colour photos by Sisse Brimberg. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 17.4.
Viking seafarers: from the Gulf of St Lawrence to the Aral Sea / Oar powered vessel of the Scandinavian raiders.
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$15

45349
VICARY, Adrian
NAVAL WINGS - Royal Naval carrier-borne aircraft since 1916

Cambridge. 1984. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 129 b/w photos. Fp: A standard Fairey Firefly Mk1. FEP: Fairey Swordfish II HS158. REP: Sea Harriers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20.5. 0850596602
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$15

69532
VILLIERS, Alan
OF SHIPS AND MEN - A Personal Anthology

New York. 1965. Arco Publishing. 2nd printing of the 1964 US edition. 206 PP, plus 32 pages with 40 b/w photos. FEP: Deck of a square-rigger awash. REP: Deck of a cargo ship in rough seas. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and a little chipped). Top edge tinted and with a discoloured patch. Edges of covers with light speckles. Name of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 25.4 x 15.8.
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$20

10924
VILLIERS, Alan
PILOT PETE

Sydney. 1963. Angus & Robertson. Reprint of the 1953 original. 64 PP with 61 illustrations by H. T. Cauldwell. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Small stain on lower part of front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Note on the verso of the front endpaper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.
Novel set on a rocky island, far away in the South Pacific.
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$25

49751
VILLIERS, Alan
POSTED MISSING - The Story of Ships Lost without Trace in Recent Years

London. 1956. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 8 figures & 9 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photographs. Fp: In a Heavy Sea. Eps: World map with position of ships posted missing. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with piece missing at head and foot). Foxing, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5.
Chapters 9 & 10: The mystery of the Waratah.
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$30

18672
VILLIERS, Alan
SEA-DOGS OF TO-DAY

London. 1934. George G. Harrap. Reprint of 1932 original. 284 PP with 32 half tone photographs. Fp: Jim the Londoner. Cloth cover. Covers soiled, spine faded. Note on front endpaper. Foxing throughout although not affecting plates, o/wise good. 21.5 x 14.8.
The story of Larsen, Master Whaler Gustaf Erikson of Marieham, the John Steward Line of square-riggers...
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$20

18670
VILLIERS, Alan
WALES, LAND OF BARDS [In National Geographic Magazine - Volume 127, No.6]

Washington. 1965. N.G.S. June 1965. Contains article between P.727 and 769 with 2 maps & 41 colour photos by Thomas Nebbia. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.4.
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$5

40546
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic

London. 1957. Museum Press. 1st Ed. XI, 12-288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5.
From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.
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$20

37688
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic

London. 1957. Museum Press. 1st Ed. XI, 288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Green cloth cover, gilt title on white vignette on spine. Vignette on spine partly faded, old watermark on top and front edge. Very good reading copy. 23 x 15.5.
From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.
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$10

65991
VILLIERS, Alan
WILD OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic and the Men who Sailed It

New York. 1957. McGraw-Hill. 1st US Ed. VI, (4), 326 PP, plus 12 Pages with 30 b/w illust. Illustrated title spread. FEP: Currents of the North Atlantic. REP: Prevailing January winds of the North Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips and rubbed patches. Note on verso of front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 15.
The turbulent and unpredictable ocean, the men and ships who challenged it.
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$15

44711
VIOLA, Herman J. & MARGOLIS, Carolyn (editors)
SEEDS OF CHANGE - A Quincentennial Commemoration

Washington. 1991. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st paperback edition. 278 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title spread: Map of the western Atlantic. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good condition. 30.5 x 22.8. 1560980362
1992: five hundred years in the Americas since the 1492 voyage of Columbus.
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$10

67693
VITET, L.
HISTOIRE DE DIEPPE

Sainte-Marguerite-Sur-Mer. 1973. Editions de l'Ailly. Reprint of the 1864 edition. (6), II, 467, (5) PP, plus frontispiece and 4 pages and 2 folded plans of Dieppe in1600 & 1844 with . Fp: Eglise de Sainte-Marguerite-Sur-Mer (XIe siècle). Soft cover, pictorial dust jacket. French text. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 19.1 x 12.
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$20

50529
VORSTELMAN, Carel
VAN DE ZEE EN DE ZEEMAN

Baarn. 1941. Hollandia Drukkerij N. V. 1st Ed., in the Uit Onze Gouden Eeuw series. 79 PP with illustrations by B. Mohr. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed. Top corner of 2 first leaves with ancient water stain, slight ageing of paper. Dutch text. Good. 15.3 x 10.8.
Sea and seamen during the Dutch golden age.
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$20

37638
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. 4th European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. FEP: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342
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$10

67300
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA

London. 2004. Caxton Publishing Group / Time-Life Books. 1st Caxton edition of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: map of the Channel. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 9781844471119
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$15

37637
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342
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$10

18097
WARNER, Oliver
COMMAND AT SEA, Great Fighting Admirals from Hawke to Nimitz

New York. 1976. St. Martin's Press. Book Club edition. 221 PP plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Previous owner's signature and a few light tape marks on endpapers, o/wise a very good copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
Hawke, Howe, Nelson... Bougainville, Suffren... the greatest commander of all: Nimitz.
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$10

49247
WARNER, Oliver
COMMAND AT SEA, Great Fighting Admirals from Hawke to Nimitz

New York. 1976. St. Martin's Press. Book Club edition. 221 PP plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illust. Hard cover, no dj.. Top of spine with a worn patch. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
Hawke, Howe, Nelson... Bougainville, Suffren... the greatest commander of all: Nimitz.
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$5

55786
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT NAVAL BATTLES

London / Melbourne. 1972. Hamlyn / Sun Books. 1st Ed., in the Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks series. 160 PP with colour illustrations by Bill Stallion. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18 x 11. 0600338509
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$5

18504
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEAMEN

London. 1961. G. Bell. 1st Ed. 226 PP, plus 8 b/w plates (portraits). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 20 x 13.
The seamanship of 10 great seamen: Drake & Anson... Cook & Nelson, Kane of HMS Calliope at Samoa... to Cunningham in WWI & WWII.
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$5

44546
WARNER, Oliver
GROSSE SEESCHLACHTEN

Oldenburg / Hamburg. 1963. Gerhard Stalling. 1st German edition, translation by Siegfried H. Engel and Witram Plaas of the 1963 English original Great Sea Battles. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 b/w illustrations (maps, charts, paintings, photos ...). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped). Dust jacket faded close to the spine. A few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. German text. Large format: 32.2 x 28.5.
26 Great Sea Battles: from the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.
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$15

60795
WARSHIPS
OORLOGSSCHEPEN - Maxikaarten

Huizen, Netherlands. c. 1998. Uitgeverij Atlas . 1st Ed. No pagination, a 4 pages flyer with a total of 17 dividers and 96 cards with either b/w or colour photos on the recto, and on its verso: National flag, characteristics, plans, sketches and technical data. Loose condition. Dutch text. Fine. Format of cards: 25 x 20.
Aircraft Carriers / Vliegdekschepen: 12. Battleships / Slagschepen: 24. Cruisers / Kruisers: 19. Destroyers: 9. Frigates / Fregatten: 12. Corvettes / Korvetten: 3. Torpedo Boat / Torpedoboten: 1. Submarines / Onderzeeboten: 7. Hulpschepen: 4. Amphibious Ship / Amfibische Schepen: 2. Minesweepers / Mijnenvegers: 2. Training Ship / Opleidingsschip: 1. Patrouilleschepen. Lichte Escorteschepen. Mijnenleggers. Motertorpedoboten. Opnemingsschepen.
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$30

30871
WATSON, Commander A.O., PALMER, Commander J.M. et al.
THE WONDER BOOK OF SHIPS AND THE SEA

London. 1959. Ward, Lock & Co. 1st edition in the Wonder Book series. 224 PP with cutaways, maps, plans and over 250 b/w photos, plus 7 colour plates. Fp: An American cruiser firing a Terrier guided missile. Half title page: Ketch under sail. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial boards with shelf wear (rubbing) around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19.
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$10

60636
WENDT, Albert
POULIULI

Sydney. 1987. Penguin Books. Paperback reprint of the 1977 original. (6), 147 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Faint ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on preliminary page, o/wise very good. 18 x 11. 0140096817
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$5

37635
WERNICK, Robert (editor)
THE VIKINGS

Amsterdam. 1982. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Ninth century Dragon Head, unearthed in Oseberg, Norway, in 1904. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and of the world of the Vikings. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406261
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$15

54193
WERNICK, Robert (editor)
THE VIKINGS

Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st printing in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Ninth century Dragon Head, unearthed in Oseberg, Norway, in 1904. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and of the world of the Vikings. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0809427095
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$15

21524
WERNICK, Robert (editor)
THE VIKINGS

Amsterdam. 1980. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Ninth century Dragon Head, unearthed in Oseberg, Norway, in 1904. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and of the world of the Vikings. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Stains on front outside edge. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 705406261
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$15

61000
WEST INDIES
HISTOIRE PHILOSOPHIQUE ET POLITIQUE DES ETABLISSEMENTS & DU COMMERCE DES EUROPEENS DANS LES DEUX INDES - Tome Cinquième

La Haye. 1777. Chez Gosse, Libraire. 5th updated edition. Livre Treizième and Livre Quatorzième. (2), VI, 311 PP with 2 headpieces, plus frontispiece and a folded chart "Golfe du Mexique ...". Quarter bound, marbled boards. Leather spine with gilt No. 5, and split on front hinge. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. French text. Book complete but covers in need of repair. Very good. 23 x 13.5.
Book 13: Establishments of the French in the islands of the Americas. Book 14: Establishments of the English in the islands of the Americas.
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$40

30883
WESTERLY
INDIAN SEAFARERS IN MODERN TIMES

Perth. 1984. University of Western Australia. Volume 29, No.4, December 1984. 96 PP. Contains article by Frank BROEZE from Page 17 to 24 with 8 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover with a crease, o/wise fine. 24 x 18.5.
Issue with "Focus on Indian Ocean Studies".
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$10

60255
WESTLAKE, Wayne K.
A PACIFIC ISLANDS COLLECTION (in Seaweeds and Constructions, an Art and Literary Publication of Hawaii)

Honolulu. 1984. Seaweeds and Constructions. 2nd printing of the 1983 edition of Seaweeds and Constructions, No. 7. Preface by Richard Hamasaki. X, 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 15.
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$15

49225
WHALL, W. B.
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION

London. 1930. Sampson Low, Marston. 1st edition. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, with a foreword by Captain E. R. G. R. Evans. XII, 292, (14 publications) PP with 16 Sea Flags, plus 1 colour and 32 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): After Trafalgar, from a painting by Frank Brangwyn. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with worn patches and a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 24.7 x 16.5.
Prince Henry and the early Portuguese navigators, the Elizabethan navigators... Development of the ship: sail & steam. Sea flags, aids to navigation.
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20490
WHALL, W. B.
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION

New York. 1972. Benjamin Blom. Reissue of the 1930 original. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, with a foreword by Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R. Evans. XII, 244 PP with 16 Sea Flags, plus 64 pages with 72 b/w illustrations. Fp: After Trafalgar, from a painting by Frank Brangwyn. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.2 x 13.7.
Prince Henry and the early Portuguese navigators, the Elizabethan navigators... Development of the ship: sail & steam. Sea flags, aids to navigation.
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60297
WHALL, W. B.
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION

London. c. 1930. Sampson Low, Marston. Reprint of the 1930 original. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, with a foreword by Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R. Evans. XII, 244 PP with 16 Sea Flags, plus 1 colour and 32 b/w plates with 71 illustrations. Fp (in colour): After Trafalgar, from a painting by Frank Brangwyn. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Spine damaged at headfoot and hinges. Foxing (heavy) on outside edges and text. Good reading copy. 22.7 x 15.
Prince Henry and the early Portuguese navigators, the Elizabethan navigators... Development of the ship: sail & steam. Sea flags, aids to navigation.
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$15

42397
WHEELER, Harold (editor)
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA

London. c. 1938. Odhams Press Ltd. 1st Ed. 512 PP with 510 b/w illustrations. Title page: Lighthouse. Eps: Painting by C. A. Wilkinson. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Foxing on endpapers, outside edges, and few pages, o/wise very good. 25.3 x 18.5.
A mine of information of life at sea. From Log to Luxury Liner, Secrets of the Engine-room, Surgery for Ships, Smuggling and Wrecking, Famous Ports and Docks, Laying the First Atlantic Cable, perils of the Ocean Highway, Stowaways, Mutineers, Castaways, Disasters and Mysteries, Beauty in Sail, Beauty in Steam....
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43609
WHITE, Archie
SAILING SHIPS

London. 1951. Penguin Books 1st Ed., No. 88 in the Puffin Picture Book series. 32 PP with 16 b/w and 14 colour illustrationd by the author. Pictorial soft cover (spine repaired). Very good. Oblong: 18 x 22.
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$5

49970
WHITE, Archie
SAILING SHIPS

London. 1951. Penguin Books 1st Ed., No. 88 in the Puffin Picture Book series. 32 PP with 16 b/w and 14 colour illustrationd by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 18 x 22.
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37600
WHITEHILL, Walter Muir
THE EAST INDIA MARINE SOCIETY AND THE PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM - A Sesquicentennial History

Salem. 1949. Peabody Museum. 1st edition limited to 1500 copies. XVI, 243 PP, (3), plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Title page: vignette with East India Marine Hall. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Pages mostly uncut. 1 letter to Col. Lawrence W. Jenkins of the Peabody Museum, and 3 flyers of the Peabody Museum (Circular of Information, Notes to contributors to The American Neptune, & Publications of the Peabody Museum of Salem) loosely inserted. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2.
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$55

22655
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age

New York. 1975. Macmillan. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 bw illust. Title spread: A sixteenth-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 25.4 x 19.
Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.
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$25

36889
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age

New York. 1975. Macmillan. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 b/w illust. Title spread: A 16th-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in, Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 25.4 x 19.
Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.
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$15

59945
WILLIAMS, Ruth C.
PIRATES GOLD

Sydney. c. 1947. The W. H. Honey Publishing Company. 1st Ed. No pagination, 102 PP with b/w illustrations and 12 colour plates. All illustrations by Rhys Williams. Illustrated boards a little light wear around edges, spine reinforced with cloth tape. Ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. 27.2 x 21.5.
Well-illustrated book for children.
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$40

65810
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WORLD WAR I

London. 2012. DK / Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2nd edition of the 2003 original. Introduction by Richard Overy. 335 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs, maps, facsimile of documents, plans, photos) and a 16-page "Guide to WWI Battlefields and Memorials" (pages 310 to 325). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.6 x 21.4. 9781409376521
Illustrated account of the first global conflict.
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70688
WINCHESTER, Clarence (editor)
SHIPPING WONDERS OF THE WORLD - A Saga of the Sea in Story and Picture (in Two Volumes)

London. 1936-37. The Amalgamated Press. 1st Ed. Volume I: (4), 836 PP with b/w illustrations including 46 photogravures plates and a plate (R.M.S. Queen Mary), plus 14 colour plates (2 on double page). Volume II: (4), 837-1764 PP with b/w illustrations including 53 photogravure plates, plus 14 colour plates. Volume including a Glossary of Sea Terms & Index (25 pages) . Original blue cloth cover, title and decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title and decoration on spine. A few speckle marks around the outside edges, and a short tear (1cm) at head of spine of volume 2. Occasional foxing and slight ageing of paper. Still a nice set. 28 x 21.
Two massive volumes containing a mountain of information for the shiplover. Covers all maritime subjects with many chapters written by Frank C. Bowen & A.C. Hardy (consulting editors) and other well-known maritime authors.
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$100

70060
WINSTONE, John L.
THE MARTINGALE CHRONICLES (in 2 Volumes: 1933-1941 / 1942-1953)

Hove, UK. c. 2000. LITC Press. 1st Ed. Part One (1933-41): 265 PP with b/w illustrations. Part Two (1942-53): 278 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.2. 9780954318321/69
Historical novel about life at sea, before the age of modern technology.
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$25

52556
WINTON, John
ULTRA AT SEA

London. 1988. Leo Cooper. 1st Ed. (8), 212 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine; dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850528836
How breaking the Nazi Code affected Allied Naval Strategy during World War II.
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$30

52014
WODZICKA, Helen
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS

London. 1973. Wayland Publishers. 1st Ed., in An Eyewitness Book series. 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: All hands to the pumps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Closed tear on front part of dust jacket. Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 0853403104
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20521
WOODMAN, Richard
THE HISTORY OF THE SHIP, The comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day

London. 1997. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 352 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: the Ariel, 1811. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.5. 085177721X
Ships: their cultural and technical development.
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36578
WOODROOFFE, Thomas
VANTAGE AT SEA - England's Emergence as an Oceanic Power

New York. 1958. St Martins Press. 1st US Ed. 302 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ship on the starboard tack, 1565. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
Her activities at sea with Hawkins, Drake.... against the Spanish colonies which led to the defeat of the Spanish Armada.
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52470
WOODROOFFE, Thomas (editor)
BEST STORIES OF THE SEA

London. 1945. Faber & Faber. 1st Ed. 415 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. War economy paper. Very good. 19 x 13.
26 stories by: Bartimeus, Shalimar, Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling... Herman Melville...
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37142
WOODWARD, David
THE RUSSIANS AT SEA

London. 1965. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 3 maps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages, closed tear to the dust jacket. Very good. 24 x 16.5.
The expansion from the Baltic & Black Seas towards the Far East.
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55613
WRENCH, Sir Evelyn & YARDLEY, F. C. (editors)
OVERSEAS (The Monthly Journal of the Over-Seas League)

London. 1934. Over-Seas League. Volume XIX, No. 226, November 1934. XL (advertisements), 78 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, photos), plus 1 plate with colour illustration, and 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Very good. 20 x 14.
Overseas: A Link of Empire.
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18328
WYSS, Max Albert
MAGIC OF THE SEA

New York. 1971. The Viking Press. 1st English edition, translated from the 1968 German original by Maureen Oberli-Turner. 86 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 23. 067044992X
The boundless drama of the sea: coast & harbours, the discoverers or argonauts, the lure of the deep.
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$20

43238
YOUNG, Barbara & John
ALL SORTS OF SHIPS

London. 1972. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. No pagination, 56 PP with 83 colour illustrations by John Young. Eps: shipping scene in Hong Kong. Laminated pictorial boards. Few foxing spots, o/wise very good. 32 x 23.3. 0600300978
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68447
YOUNG, Brigadier Peter & CALVERT, Brigadier Michael
A DICTIONARY OF BATTLES 1816-1976

London. 1977. New English Library. 1st Ed. X, 606 PP with 30 pages for 37 maps with 10 insets. Eps: Result of Trenches Warfare. Hard cover, dust jacket a little rubbed with small chips around edges. Slight ageing of paper. Stamps of State Library of Tasmania on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 25.6 x 17.2. 450028429
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$15