A History of Maritime Forts in the Bristol Channel 1866-1900
Author, 1979 First Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: Good Condition (ex-library). Size: 11.5" x 8.5" approx. The publication date given above is an estimate only, there being no date given in the book. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Inventory No: 0037168. (Book ref. 0037168) £9.00
MARITIME HERITAGE The Ships and Seamen of Southern Ceredigion
Gomer Press, 1982 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Size: 8.5" x 6" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: Ships & the Sea; Wales; History. ISBN: 0850889855. Inventory No: 0035663. (Book ref. 0035663) £55.00
EASTERN TRADERS Some Men & Ships of Jardine, Matheson & Company and their Contemporaries in the East India Company's Maritime Service: A Collection of Articles
Jardine Matheson , 1975 First Edition. Third impression of the First Edition. Signed by Author. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2pp typed corrections loosely inserted. Author's signed inscription on title page. Third impression of the First Edition. Size: 9" x 6.5" approx . Dust Jacket worn at edges, small chips and tears. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Ships & the Sea; History. Signed by Author. Inventory No: 0035416. (Book ref. 0035416) £80.00
DRAKE AND THE TUDOR NAVY with a History of the Rise of England as a Maritime Power: Vol. II
LongLongmans, Green & Co, 1899 Later Edition. Binding: Hardcover (Original Cloth). Book Condition: Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. Size: 8" x 6" approx. One volume of the 2-volume set. All called-for illustrations present.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1.25 -2 kilos. Category: History; Britain/UK; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Ships & the Sea. Inventory No: 0034492. (Book ref. 0034492) £22.00
Britain's Maritime Memorials & Mementoes
Patrick Stephens Ltd, 1996 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 9.5" x 6.5" approx . Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust jacket has a small tear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Architecture; ISBN: 1852604662. Inventory No: 0032245. (Book ref. 0032245) £5.00
Plymouth : Maritime City in Transition
David & Charles, 1991 First Edition. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. Size: 10" x 6.5" approx. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Countries & Travel ; ISBN: 0715399306. Inventory No: 0030368. (Book ref. 0030368) £4.00
National Maritime Museum THE HABIT OF VICTORY the Story of the Royal Navy 1545 to 1945
Sidgwick & Jackson, 2005 First Edition. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. All books held by me, for immediate despatch. Packed weight 850g Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: History; ISBN: 0283073128. Inventory No: 0021544. (Book ref. 0021544) £9.00
Shangaied Out of 'Frisco in the Nineties
Heath Cranton, London, 1925 First Edition. Binding: Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. The story of "...... a civil engineer Shangaied....." Book just a little loose, and somewhat foxed. Frontis by J. Spurling, 4 drawings, 2 photographs. One drawing missing. Neat bookplate of Friendly Reading Society on front pastedown. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1.25 kilos. Category: Countries & Travel ; Inventory No: 000312. (Book ref. 000312) £7.00
World Shipping. A Note Book on Seaways and Sea Trade and a Maritime Geography of Routes, Ports, Rivers, Canals and Cargoes. With many Laurence Dunn illustrations
Penguin,  Oblong 8vo., First Edition, with numerous line illustrations in the text; original printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued, wrappers neatly reinforced with clear tape at front inner hinge and edges, a good, sound copy. (Book ref. 18931) £5.00
Flagship and Other Poems
Erskine MacDonald, U.K., 1915 First Edition. Binding: Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket. Contents : The Flagship; Intercession; There; The New Crusade; The Shell; The Cry of the World; To a Friend at Ypres; Severance; Harlequin; The Fool; Leave-taking; Harbour Bells; Wayside Impressions; I. Overflow II. Forces III. Winter's Dawn IV. Before Storm V. After Storm VI. A Moment; Prairial; Expiation; Recompense; Vesperal; Mirage; Futility; Carnival; Amoris Redintegratio; Oblivion; Sark; Darkness; Les Papillons; A Ballade of Trees; Infinity; A Triptych of Life; I. Body; II. Mind; III. Spirit; Love; Dreamers; Undermined; Three Confessions; My Lady of Dreams; Waning Day; The Garden God; Nocturne; Chanson d'Automne; Nature Enslaved; In Prison; A Reflection; The Ballad of Extern; Things; The Spring Wind; Envoi. Book - in Very Good navy blue boards with gilt lettering - some light marking to the boards, light bumping and a touch rubbed to the extreme corners and extreme ends of the spine. Contents, browning to the free front and rear end paper, faint spotting to a few pages otherwise clean and tightly bound. A Rare Title. Size: 8.75 inches by 7 inches. 97 rough trimmed pages & 2 page catalogue to the rear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 251-750 grams. Category: Poetry; Inventory No: 002000. (Book ref. 002000) £42.50
Lords of the East. The East India Company and its Ships. Men and Organisation 1793-1815.
London: Conway Maritime Press, 1981 First edition. HB, large quarto. Cloth and pictorial dustjacket by F.J.H. Gardiner. 176pp. With b & w illustrations and maps, throughout. Foreword by C. Northcote Parkinson. Fine in near Fine dust jacket. (Book ref. 20212) £12.00
American Maritime Paintings of John Stobart
New York, New York, U.S.A.: E P Dutton, 1991. Hardcover. Fine. Original cloth and dustwrapper, 237pp, illustrated with 70 full colour reproductions and numerous halftones and drawings, with a foreword by Frank O Braynard, large quarto. There will beadditional postage due to weight [3.3kg approx]. (Book ref. 015166) £35.00
FROM TREE TO SEA - The building of a wooden steam drifter
Lavenham, Suffolk. Terence Dalton Ltd.. 1985 1st edition signed by the author. Hardback in unclipped DW. Clean, bright & tightly bound. Landscape. 179pp incl. index. Scores of pencilled illustrations. A very nice copy. The only faults are that the bottom edges are a tad fingered and the rear of the DW has a tiny hole in it - almost as if it has been pierced by a needle which has been 'worked'. The DW is now protected; no adhesives used, just folds and this small fault is hardly noticeable. A very nice copy of this scarce book. VG/VG (Book ref. 3507) £38.00
WORKING BOATS OF BRITAIN - THEIR SHAPE AND PURPOSE
London. Conway Maritime Press. 1983 1st edition. Hardback in unclipped, pictorial DW. Not inscribed. Bright, clean and tightly bound. The DW is now protected - no adhesives used, just folds. 256pp incl. index. Introduction by Dr Basil Greenhill. A very nice copy of this serious book. The book is nearly 30 years old and there is insignificant creasing/rubbing at the head of the DW and some barely noticeable chipping which has been sympathetically repaired. Still a nice copy. VG/VG (Book ref. 3506) £50.00
Royal Navy at Gibraltar since 1900
Maritime Books, 2004. Hardcover. Near Fine. Collection of annotated b/w photos. The book is in excellent clean & sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. The jacket is also in VG condition without tears or loss. Carefully read (Book ref. 022317) £15.00
20th Annual Venice in Peril Exhibition
London: W. H. Patterson, 2011. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 4to Catalogue large 4to, soft covers, Very Good. pp 41; fully illustrated in colour. A fine collection of paintings of Venice by contemporary artists. Published to accompany the exhibition held between 12th January and 11th February 2011. (Book ref. 14849) £10.00
LES AÉRONEFS DE L’AVIATION MARITIME (1910-1942). Plans de Jean-François Aubry, Jean Bellis, Michel Cousyn, Jean-Pierre Godoc, Laurent Léger, Joel Mesnard, Francis Nicole, Bernard Parisot et Jean-Paul Rossignol. Profils couleurs de Philippe Cappe, Hubert Jacquel et Francis Nicole.
Association pour la Recherche de Documentation sur l’Histoire de l’Aeronautique Navale 2002. Sm. 4to. 590pp. Profusely ills. with photos. and drawings including several in colour. French text. Ex.-libris E.R. Uren, very good in cold. pictorial boards. US$117 (Book ref. 196218) £75.00
OUR FIGHTING SEA MEN.
Stanley Paul & Co. 1911. 345pp. + [iv] + pp. adverts. F.e.ps. lightly browned, some sporadic spotting, sm. ownership signature, original cloth with gilt title to sl. darkened spine. Concentrating on matters of discipline on the lower deck. US$34 (Book ref. 195565) £22.00
THE A TO Z OF ROYAL NAVAL SHIPS’ BADGES 1919-1989. Vol. 1: H.M.S. Abdiel - H.M.S. Avon Vale. Vol. 2: H.M.S. Bacchante - H.M.S. Buzzard.
Neptune Books 1987-88. 1st Ed. 2 vols. 4to. xiv + 99pp + xiv + 101pp. Numerous ills., 197 cold. Very good in original cold. wrapps. US$31 (Book ref. 211160) £20.00
ENGINEERS BOILER MAKERS & SHIP REPAIRERS Also Licensees and Manufacturers of Wallsend-Sulzer Diesel Oil Engines, Bauer-Wach Turbine System, Oil Burning Installations, etc.
Wallsend on Tyne N.d. c.. 1st Ed. Sm. Landscape 4to. 48pp. Some plates. Original wrapps. secured by ribbon to spine. US$62 (Book ref. 201397) £40.00