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Patton, Brian Scottish Coastal Steamers 1918-1975. 'The Lines That Linked the lochs'
Peterborough: Silver Link Publishing Ltd., 1996. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1857940563 128pp., many photographs. A volume in the Publisher's Maritime Heritage series. (Book ref. 000513) £8.00
Grippo a Record of the First Commission of H.M.S. Ajax, April1935 - August 1937, on the Mediterranean and America and West Indies Stations
Printed for Private Circulation. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6" - 7" Tall ix, 287pp. No date of publication but c.1938. Map endpapers and numerous illustrations. A little staining to pp.5 and a slight burn mark to edge of paper on pp.19-20. A littlle browning to spine and one darker mark to base of spine but overall a good copy of a scarce book. (Book ref. 000165) £20.00
Hustwick, Ian The Peggy & Isabella. The Story of an Eighteenth Century Orkney Sloop
Aberdeen: The Altmachar Press, 1996. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 0952921103 87pp., numerous illustrations including a number of original documents reproduced in the text. Just a little slight creasing to upper cover. (Book ref. 000510) £8.00
Bissett, Sir James Tramps and Ladies My Early Years with Steamers. With a New Foreword By Walter Lord.
Wellingborough: Patrick Stephens Ltd., 1988. Facsimile Reprint. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1-85260-140-X xx, 315pp., a few illiustrations. Tear to jacket at bottom edge of upper board and two bumps to top edges of both boards. This is the second volume in the PSL Library of Ocean Travel. This is a facsimile reprint of the first edition of the the second book of a trilogy by Sir James Bissett originally published during the period 1958 to 1961. This volume concerns the author's life at sea in tramp steamers and then as an officer of the famous Cunard Line. It culminates with Sir James's experiences of the saving of the survivors from the Titanic in 1912. (Book ref. 000498) £15.00
Marriott, Leo Royal Navy Destroyers Since 1945
London: Ian Allan Ltd, 1989. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0711018170 128pp., many illustrations. Just a little slight marking at half title otherwise a very good clean copy. (Book ref. 000135) £5.00
Oliver, R.D. H.M.S. Excellent 1830-1930 A History of the Royal Naval Gunnery School at Whale Island Portsmouth and Stories of the Old Wooden Line of Battleships on Board Which the School Was Originally Formed
Portsmouth: Charpentier Ltd., 1930. Third Edition. Cloth. Good+/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall ix, 264pp., frontispiece and a number of plates including one of H.M.S. Excellent in full sail pasted down to the upper board. One folding map. Bookseller's stamp to front free endpaper. A little slight marking to covers but overall a good clean copy. This Third edition was rewritten for the Centenary Tattoo. (Book ref. 000130) £25.00
H.M.S. Alliance Submarine Memorial
. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 15pp., a number of illustrations. Small booksellres stamp at bottom of pp.3 (Book ref. 000129) £5.00
Holme, Richard Cairnryan Military Port 1940-1996 from U-Boats to the Ark Royal
Wigtown: G.C. Book Publishers Ltd., 1997. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 1872350224 60pp., many illustrations. A little staining to endpapers. Local History Series Volume no. 21. (Book ref. 000128) £7.00
Young, Commander R. Travers The House That Jack Built the Story of H.M.S. Excellent
Aldershot: Gale & Polden Limited, 1955. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xii, 183pp., numerous illustrations. Jacket a little frayed at head of spine and corners. Just a little foxing to top edge. (Book ref. 000125) £10.00
Stedman, John Portsmouth Reborn Destruction and Reconstruction 1939-1974
Portsmouth: Portsmouth City Council, 1995. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 24pp. numerous plans and illustrations. Number 66 of the Portsmouth Paper series. (Book ref. 000124) £10.00
Grundy, Nigel J. H. W. L. Wylie, R.A. The Portsmouth Years
Portsmouth: Portsmouth City Council, 1996. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 28pp., advts. to endpapers. Numerous illustrations. (Book ref. 000123) £10.00
Lunn, Ken and Day, Ann Edited By. Inside the Wall Recollections of Portsmouth Dockyard 1900-1950 By Den Barry , Linda Gardner, Ligia Kasanin, Andy Crocker, Ross Walker and Sean West, Louise Goulding, Peter Lines, Ann Barrick, James Snowball
Portsmouth: University of Portsmouth, 1998. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 32pp., numerous illustrations. (Book ref. 000122) £12.00
Patterson, B. H. Ships in and Out of Portsmouth Dockyard . A Portsmouth Royal Dockyard Historical Trust Publication No. 7
Portsmouth: Portsmouth Royal Dockyard Historical Trust, 1998. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 84 pp., many illustrations. A little creasing at the bottom of pages throughout. (Book ref. 000121) £5.00
Rea, Walter Edgar Nil Desperandum H.M.S. Hawkins, Flagship of the East Indies Station Being an Attempt to Enliven the Memory of All Who Served in H.M.S. Hawkins Between September 1932 and March 1935
Printed for Private Circulation. First Edition. Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall xiv, 322pp., a number of illustrations. Some foxing particularly of first few leaves and at page edges and a little marking to the bottom of both covers. Four seperate names listed on front free endpaper all with dates 1932-35. (Book ref. 000120) £35.00
Stevenson, D. Alan English Lighthouse Tours 1801 1813 1818 from the Diaries of Robert Stevenson with His Drawings of Lighthouses
London: Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, 1946. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good/Good. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall ix, 70pp., frontispiece and a number of plates. Map endpapers. Some marking to lower cover of jacket. The editor was the Great Grandson of Robert Stevenson who was the Grandfather of Robert Louis Stevenson. (Book ref. 000119) £15.00
Trendell, John Colonel Bogey to the Fore a Biography of Kenneth J. Alford
The Blue Band Magazine, 1991. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 117pp., numerous illustrations. Just one slight mark to upper cover. (Book ref. 000118) £15.00
Kemp, Paul Liverpool and the Battle of the Atlantic 1939-45
Liskeard: Maritime Books. Soft Cover. Very Good. Oblong 8vo 0907771556 120pp., many photographs. Just one crease to upper cover. (Book ref. 000116) £8.00
Cunninghame Graham, Sir Angus Random Naval Recollections 1905-1951
Gartocharn: Famedram Publishers Limited, 1979. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 320pp., a number of illustrations. (Book ref. 000114) £8.00
Duncan, Barry Invergordon '31 How Men of the RN Struck and Won
. First Edition. Soft Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0950502006 vi, 53pp., very slight tear to top of pp. 9-10. and slight chipping at bottom of spine. (Book ref. 000110) £10.00
Trendell, John A Life on the Ocean Wave the Royal Marines Band Story
The Blue Band Magazine, 1990. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall iii, 140pp., many illustrations. (Book ref. 000108) £12.00