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Editor Important and Rare Printed Books and Manuscripts from the Virtue and Cahill Library Sold By Order of the Bishop and Cathedral Chapter of the Diocese of Portsmouth and Three Important Hebrew mss. The Property of a Lady
Christie's, 1967 Later Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Antiques & Collectibles; Inventory No: 0007682. (Book ref. 0007682) £8.00
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HMS Ark Royal Rededication HM Naval Base Portsmouth 22nd November 2001
. First Edition. Original Card. As New. Unpaginated booklet containing photographs taken by the ship's photographers Dave Coombs and Nicky Harper. As new condition (Book ref. AB006928) £12.50
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Lowe J A Portsmouth Record Series Records of the Portsmouth Division of Marines 1764-1800
City of Portsmouth, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 0901559814 193pp, large format, includes earliest records of the Portsmouth Division incl Standing Orders 1764 and Daily orders from 1799, personnel, organisation, its work at sea and on-shore (Book ref. AB006085) £45.00
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Winslow R E Portsmouth-Built Submarines of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
Portsmouth Marine Society, 1985. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 091581904X 221pp, indesx, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard constructed 134 submarines starting with the L-8 in WWI, as new in jacket (Book ref. 002987) £20.00
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Goodman Syd Portsmouth Warships 1900-1950
Halsgrove, 1998. First Edition. Hard Cover. As New/As New. 152pp, over 180 photos of ships of the Royal Navy that have sailed from Portsmouth. As new in as new jacket (Book ref. 001590) £15.00
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Francis, David Portsmouth : Old and New
Wakefield, West Yorkshire: EP Publishing Limited, 1975. Illustrated by Illustrated. 1st Edition. Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good/N/a. 12mo - over 6" - 7" Oblong 98pp. A clean and tight copy of this first edition (1975), 12 mo oblong. (green spine). Each page has a b/w photographic illustration with supportive and referencing text. There is a loosely inserted photocopied sheet of street map from Guide to Southsea and Portsmouth , Ward, Lock & Co. 1933. There is some toning to the card covers and the corners of the front card cover are a little creased. Light shelf wear. Red biro mongram to the top corner of the reverse of the front card cover. Internally clean and tight. A very good copy. (Book ref. 228199) £5.00
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Anon. Flagship Portsmouth (Historic Dockyard Guidebook)
Portsmouth: Portsmouth Flagship Portsmouth Trust, 1997. Softcover. 4to. Guidebook. 48 pp. Colour plates throughout. Light damp-warping to top corner of pages, otherwise GOOD (Book ref. 02507) £4.50
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Holt, Tonie and Valmai The Visitor's Guide to Normandy Landing Beaches
Ashbourne: Moorland Publishing Company, 1990. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 0861903013 Reprint, bright condition, no previous ownership marks, 256 pages, many maps, diagrams and illustrations in colour & b/w, bibliography, index. Explore the Normandy Landing Beaches, memorials and museums, using easy-to-follow routes and battlefield tours; comprehensive guide to places of interest. With historical summary of the story of the D-Day landings, including eyewitness accounts. (Book ref. 6960) £4.00
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Parkinson, C.Northcote The Life and Times of Horatio Hornblower
Stroud: Sutton Publishing / Bramley Books, 1999. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1841000361 Reprint, pictorial cover, 304 pages, 29 illustrations, 6 line drawings, index. No previous owner marks, in bright dustjacket. In this acclaimed fictional biography of Hornblower, first published in 1970, Parkinson chronicles the rise to eminence of a young Royal Navy officer, from midshipman in 1794 to admiral of the fleet in 1847. Northcote Parkinson's powerful evocation of life at sea in a British man o' war during the Napoleonic period is unique in its authenticity and detail. (Book ref. 4954) £6.50
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Dickens, Charles (compiled & edited by Peter Rowland). My Early Times.
London; Aurum Press, 1997.. F/F. Revised and expanded edition. Hardcover, 8vo, xxvi + 210 pages, 23 illustrations, sources and notes. Fine (as new) in illustrated dustjacket. In this masterly piece of literary reconstruction, illustrated with contemporary prints and portraits, Peter Rowland has combined the surviving fragments of the original text of Dickens' own account of his boyhood with passages from Copperfield, plus many of the autobiographical fragements that feature in much of Dickens' journalism, speeches and letters, to recreate a seamless narrative which tells the story of the author's life in his own words. (Book ref. 2504) £7.50
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Portsmouth City Council portsmouth 75 years of transport
Hardback Portsmouth City Council 1976 32 Quarto All items in stock -posted First Class on day of order (if received before 4.00pm) - expect next day delivery in UK, or within 3-6 working days for all non-UK destinations previous owner's name in ink Very Good (Book ref. 540457) £12.00
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TAYLOR Vic: Reminiscences of a Showman
Allen Lane, The Penguin Press 1971 hardback, x, 116 pps., frontis, plates, pictorial endpapers. With an introduction by David Robinson. A very good copy, book is VG+ in a VG+ dust jacket. Not price clipped, excellent. (Book ref. 9289) £12.00
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MARDEN (Dave|): The Hidden Railways of Portsmouth & Gosport.
Southampton, Kestrel Railway Books, 2011. 4to, original coloured illustrated lamianted wrappers, with 155 photographs andf 17 diagrams, a FINE copy. (Book ref. 32612) £17.95
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Hope, W.H. St. John, M.A., Assistant-Secretary On the Sculptured Alabaster Tablets Called Saint John's Heads
Archaeologia, 1890. First & Only Edition?. Very Good. 242mm x 298mm tall (9.5" x 11.75" approx.). 40pp, with 2 vignette illustrations in the text + 5 plates with a total of 8 sepia photographs, plus a tissue-guarded colour plate. Disbound from Archaeologia Volume 52, Pt 2.. Very good. (Book ref. 003957) £20.00
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Ordnance Survey Contoured Road Map of Portsmouth and Southampton (132) Popular Edition
Southampton: Ordnance Survey, 1932. Roads Revised 4.32. Card Covers. Near Fine.. 11cm x 19cm Mounted on linen. Very minor fingering. Covers bright. (Book ref. 005798) £8.00
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Riddell, James: Flight of Fancy;
London, Hale, 1950; 1st edition. Hardback. Very good/ No dust jacket. 256pp with a foreward by Nevil Shute ,69 photographs and 11 Maps. This book is not simply a travel book but the record of a flight with itinerary and flight times for wide-ranging travel from Portsmouth to Beirut, the Desert, Bagdad, the Persian Gulf, Pakistan, Indonesia and the Island of Bali, Australia and much more. Red covers with gilt title on slightly sunned spine. (Book ref. 16586) £28.00
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James, Admiral Sir W. M.: The Portsmouth Letters;
London, Macmillan, 1946; 1st edition. Hardback. Good+/ No dj. xiii,286pp with photographs. Black cover swiht gilt tile on spine. "Letters written at intervals from 1939 to 1945 by the Commander-in-Chief, Portsmouth." (Book ref. 12216) £8.00
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WHITE, WILLIAM H: On Shipbuilding in Portsmouth Dockyard; contained with other papers in the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, July, 1892. Portsmouth Meeting.
London: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, 1892. 43 plates. 8vo, pp.227-411, original printed tan wrappers; backstrip marked, stitching cracked else good. The other papers being:On the Aplications of Electricity in the Royal Dockyards and Navy by Henry E. Deadman; Description of the Lifting and Hauling Appliances in Portsmouth Dockyard by John T. Corner; Description of the new Royal Pier at Southampton by James Lemon; Description of the Portsmouth Sewage Outfall Works by Sir Frederick Bramwell; Description of the new Floating Bridge between Portsmouth and Gosport H. Graham Harris; & Description of the Southampton Sewage Precipitation Works and Refuse Destructor by William B. G. Bennett. (Book ref. 11832) £30.00
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Lipscomb F.W. Heritage Of Sea Power The Story Of Portsmouth
London: Hutchinson, 1967. First Edition. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 256pp. Illus. Includes much on England's naval heritage. (Book ref. 1633) £8.00
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Philip MacDougal Royal Dockyards
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1982. First Edition. Dark Green Covers. Very Good/Very Good. 6" x 9.5" 0715381482 Hardback Inscription to previous owner on first free endpaper. 216 pages. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and diagrams. (Book ref. 040884) £7.50
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