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Endeavour - Souvenir Brochure

By: Antonia Macarthur & John Longley

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Hadlow, Kent, Addax Retail Publishing Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003816


The story of James Cook's ship Endeavour and her 20th century replica. Booklet, 31pp, illustrated throughout with maps, drawings and photographs in colour and black and white. Minimal wear to corners, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. View more info

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Endeavour: Official Souvenir Brochure

By: Antonia Macarthur & John Longley

Price: £3.00

Publisher: Tunbridge Wells, Ticktock Entertainment Ltd: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 003817


The story of two ships - Captain James Cook's 18th century vessel and her 20th century replica. Booklet, 31pp, illustrated throughout with maps, drawings and photographs in colour and black and white. Negligible shelfwear, otherwise near fine copy. View more info

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The Book of the Sea

By: Aubrey De Selincourt

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Eyre & Spottiswoode: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006212


Anthology of writing about the sea and sailing. 375pp with index, illustrated with four colour plates, reproductions to endpapers and line drawings to text. Gilt lettering on red title label to spine. Boards slightly bowed, light foxing to edges and former owner's name to front endpaper, otherwise good copy. DJ is unclipped, with light wear and discolouration to edges, else good. View more info

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The Colonial Merchantman San Constant 1605

By: Brian Lavery

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008615


Anatomy of the Ship series. A complete anatomy of the ship. 120pp illustrated with accurate and comprehensive plans and perspective views. Gilt lettering to spine. Slight bumpng to spine and corners and light foxing to page edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear with small nick to top edge, otherwise good. View more info

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The First Bellerophon

By: C A Pengelly

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Baker Publishers Ltd: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008131


Biography of the ship, the Bellerophon. Preface by Prof.Christopher Lloyd. 303pp with index, illustrated with 22 black and white reproductions. Spine somewhat faded and minor foxing to edges, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Boats of Men-of-War

By: Commander W E May, Simon Stephens

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Caxton Editions: 2003

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 008608


History of the small boats attached to ships, first published in 1974. 128pp with index, illustrated throughout with drawings, diagrams and photographs in black and white. Negligible lean to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no marks or inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minor shelfwear and some marking to top edge of rear panel, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Falkirk Wheel

By: David Hayward

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Glasgow, British Waterways Scotland: 2004

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 008604


Guide to the world's first rotating boatlift, part of the Millennium Link, a canal restoration scheme in Scotland. 33pp, illustrated throughout with colour photographs and diagrams. Minor shelfwear and slight indentation from clip, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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The Way of a Ship - A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail

By: Derek Lundy

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Jonathan Cape: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007567


Story of the author's great-great uncle's journey across the Atlantic and round Cape Horn. 447pp. Black and white illustration to endpapers, gilt lettering to spine. Minor lean to spine and light sunning to edges, otherwise very good copy with no inscriptions. DJ is price-clipped, with minor shelf-wear, otherwise very good. View more info

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The Trials of the Phideas

By: E Laurie Long

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co Ltd: 1944

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008401


Novel of adventure and romance on the high seas. 224pp.Black lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to spine and corners, spine slanted, top edges dusty, significant foxing to edges, text unaffected, and former owner's details to front endpaper, otherwise fair reading copy. Unclipped DJ has tears at top and bottom of spine and to corners and slight loss and marking. View more info

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Gauges Steady

By: E Laurie-Long

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Ward Lock & Co: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008402


Novel telling the story of an engineer's career on board the P & O streamships. 255pp. Black lettering to spine. Slight rubbing to spine and corners, spine slanted, top edges dusty, significant foxing to edges, text unaffected, otherwise fair reading copy. Unclipped DJ has tears at top and bottom of spine and to corners and slight loss and marking. View more info

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Sail and Oar - A North Sea Sketch Book

By: Ernest Dade

Price: £60.00

Publisher: London, J M Dent & Sons Ltd: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007324


A Hundred pictures by Ernest Dade, preface by Peter F Anson, foreword by Frank Wheeler, a fisherman, describing the life of fishermen on the North Sea in the late 19th century. 199pp of charming sketches of fishing boats and their crews. Maps to endpapers. Some rubbing to spine and corners, marking to boards and edges and foxing to endpapers, otherwise good copy of scarce title. View more info

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The Titanic - The Extraordinary Story of the "Unsinkable "Ship

By: Geoff Tibballs

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Ted Smart: 1977

Edition: Presumed First Edition

Seller ID: 007450


The full story of the Titanic, right up to modern day salvage attempts. 128pp, illustrated profusely throughout in colour and black and white. Slight rippling to pages and tiny white mark to front pastedown, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has minimal shelfwear, otherwise very good/near fine. View more info

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The Man Before the Mast

By: George Sorrell

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co Ltd: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001748


The story of a sailor's twenty years afloat on a variety of vessels, edited and introduced by C Fox Smith, with 12 black and white illustrations. Spine slanted and creasing to front board. Binding rubbed to edges, spine and corners, with 1/4" nick to top of spine. Page edges uncut and soiled. Foxing to edges, endpapers and margins throughout. Library label to back pastedown. Reading copy only of scarce title. View more info

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The Lively Lady

By: Kenneth Roberts

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head: 1946

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 002618


"A Chronicle of Arundel, of Privateering, and of the Circular Prison on Dartmoor". Account of adventures on the high seas, first published in 1935, first reprint "destroyed by enemy action". Illustration of sailing ship to front board. Bumping to spine and corners, slight discolouration to page edges, top edges dusty and former owners' names to ffep, otherwise good copy. View more info

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Seamanship for Scouts

By: Lieut-Com W H Stuart Garnett

Price: £4.75

Publisher: Redhill, Surrey, Wells Gardner, Darton & Co Ltd:

Edition: 3rd Edition, Revised

Seller ID: 006911


All the information needed to take to the sea safely, revised with a new chapter by Tom Browne. 130pp with index, illustrated with 88 black and white drawings. Green lettering to spine. Edges browned and left hinge slightly open, otherwise good copy. Unclipped DJ somewhat edgeworn, with fraying at top edge and darkened spine, otherwise good. View more info

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Coastal Navigation Wrinkles

By: M J Rantzen

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Southampton, Adlard Coles Ltd: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007045


Bosun Books Series No. 10. Introductory volume on coastal navigation for small ships. 61pp, illustrated with black and white drawings and diagrams. Some rubbing to spine and corners and slight surface scuffing to cover, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Seafaring Lore and Legend - A Miscellany of Maritime Myth, Superstition, Fable and Fact

By: Peter D Jeans

Price: £17.50

Publisher: International Marine / McGraw Hill: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007581


Source-book of maritime history, mystery and legend. 370pp with index, illustrated with black and white drawing to chapter heads. Gilt lettering to spine. Minor bumping to spine, otherwise near fine copy with no inscriptions. Unclipped DJ has slight creasing to top edge. otherwise very good. View more info

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Sailing As Competent Crew

By: Ray Sanderson

Price: £3.50

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Nautical: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003374


Takes the reader through the entire RYA Competent Crew syllabus. 154pp with index, illustrated throughout with black and white drawings and photographs. View more info

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Cornish Shipwrecks - The South Coast

By: Richard Larn and Clive Carter

Price: £6.25

Publisher: London, Pan Books Ltd: 1973

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 007912


David & Charles Series. Record of shipwrecks between Plymouth Sound and Land's End over the past 500 years. 250pp with index, illustrated with 16 pages of photographs and two maps, all in black and white. Some rubbing and creasing to spine and corners, pages sunned and one turned corner, otherwise good copy with no inscriptions. View more info

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Spurn Lifeboat Station - the First Hundred Years

By: Roy Benfell

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Hull, Roy Benfell: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002096


Comprehensive history of the establishment of the Spurn Lifeboat Station, with lists of crew members and launches. 208pp illustrated with copies of original documents, notices and photographs, in black and white. Some creasing to spine and corners, otherwise very good clean copy with no inscriptions. View more info