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The Dictionary of Sea Painters of Europe and America

By: Archibald, E. H. H.

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Woodbridge, England, Antique Collectors' Club 2000: 2000

Edition: 3rd Edition

Book number: 57153

ISBN: 1851492690

Condition: Near Fine


631 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust jacket. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. With a range stretching from works by Turner to the humble, yet finely detailed harbour paintings intended for master mariners, this guide to marine painting contains biographical and stylistic information on nearly 1200 artists, with over 1000 illustrations. It also offers detailed drawings of the stems and sterns of important ships and illustrations of maritime flags. View more info

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In Deep

By: Baines, Frank

Price: £30.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55600

Condition: Very Good


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

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Sunward by Yeoward : The Story of Yeoward of Liverpool - the First 100 Years

By: Barry, Theodore W. S.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Granta Editions 1994: 1994

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 57984

ISBN: 1857570162

Condition: Near Fine


This is copy no. 38 of an edition limited to 100 copies signed by A. R. Yeoyard. 154 pp. Full cloth in dust jacket and in slipcase. Very clean copy. No ownership names. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. View more info

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Mechanical Improvements Connected with the Royal Navy

By: Bothway, Joseph

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Devonport, Royal Navy 1840: 1840

Book number: 36789

Condition: Very Good


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

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

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

By: Brady, William

Price: £150.00

Publisher: New York, By the Author 1849: 1849

Edition: Fourth Edition

Book number: 48981

Condition: Very Good


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

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The India General Steam Navigation Company Limited

By: Brame, Alfred

Price: £95.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., Ltd. 1900: 1900

Book number: 59194

Condition: Fair


iv, 251 pp. Contemporary half morocco over cloth. Gilt lettering to front board. Boards worn and marked. Insect damage throughout. Text clean. Frontis and other illustrations. Copac records just three copies: BL; Ox and National Maritime. Worldcat adds 4 copies in US and 1 in Australia. In Fair to Good condition. View more info

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The Book of the Sea

By: Bridges, T.C.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap 1934: 1934

Book number: 54465

Condition: Very Good


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

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

By: Bullocke, J. G. (eds)

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, The Navy Records Society 1935: 1935

Book number: 35637

Condition: Very Good


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

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Byron's Narrative of the Loss of the Wager Man of War : One of Admiral Anson's Squadron

By: Byron, John

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Dublin, Printed by R. Grace 1819: 1819

Book number: 59866

Condition: Good


180 pp. Contemporary quarter black leather over boards. Lacks spine lettering. Boards slightly edgeworn. Internally clean. With frontis and four plates. Five-page appendix titled: 'Containing Some Useful Family Maxims.' Vice-Admiral Byron was a midshipman aboard the HMS Wager when it was shipwrecked off the coast of Chile. His account, first published in 1768, of his adventures and of the Wager Mutiny was reprinted a number of times. His grandsons include the poet George Gordon Byron. View more info

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Windjammers and Shellbacks Strange True Stories of the Sea

By: Chatterton, E. Keble

Price: £48.00

Publisher: London, T. Fisher Unwin 1926: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 54323

Condition: Very Good


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

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

By: Corbett, Julian S (eds)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Navy Records Society 1898: 1898

Book number: 32832

Condition: Good


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

Image for Globes at Greenwich : A Catalogue of the Globes and Armillary Spheres in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Globes at Greenwich : A Catalogue of the Globes and Armillary Spheres in the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

By: Dekker, Elly

Price: £325.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press and the National Maritime Museum 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 59876

ISBN: 0198565593

Condition: Near Fine


xi, 592 pp. Publisher's full cloth in pictorial dust jacket. In original slipcase. Very clean copy. No ownership marks. Colour and b&w illustrations throughout. The catalogue includes full entries on all items in the museum's collection. Slipcase in Near Fine condition with slight rubbing. Book and jacket with very minor signs of use. View more info

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English Seamen in the Sixteenth Century

By: Froude, James Anthony

Price: £50.00

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

Book number: 48556

Condition: Very Good


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

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

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press 1995: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Book number: 30927

ISBN: 0851776345

Condition: Near Fine


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

Image for Down to the Sea : The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester

Down to the Sea : The Fishing Schooners of Gloucester

By: Garland, Joseph

Price: £30.00

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

Edition: Second Edition

Book number: 47805

ISBN: 1861761627

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Griffin: On the Route of an Indiaman

Griffin: On the Route of an Indiaman

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

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, Periplus Editions 1999: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 48003

ISBN: 1902699025

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Australian Steamships : Past and Present

By: Gregory, Dickson

Price: £125.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 55205

Condition: Very Good


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

Image for Swin, Swale, and Swatchway : Or, Cruises Down the Thames, The Medway, and the Essex Rivers

Swin, Swale, and Swatchway : Or, Cruises Down the Thames, The Medway, and the Essex Rivers

By: Jones, H. Lewis and C. B. Lockwood

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Waterlow and Sons Limited 1892: 1892

Book number: 59540

Condition: Very Good


viii, 203 pp. Original pictorial cloth. Boards slightly marked and spine darkened. Spotting to prelims. Internally clean. Map. Full-page illustrations. Copac records just three copies: Ox; Cambr; Trinity (although the BL tell me they have one). View more info

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The Letters and Papers of Charles Lord Barham

By: KNOX John Laughton (eds)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Navy Records Society 1906: 1906

Book number: 32827

Condition: Good


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

Image for The Naval Miscellany Volume II

The Naval Miscellany Volume II

By: KNOX Laughton, Sir John

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, The Navy Records Society 1910: 1910

Book number: 35642

Condition: Good


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