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Reid (W.N) and Hicks (W.E) LEADING EVENTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE PORT OF BRISTOL.
Reprinted by permission from The Western Daily Press, Bristol: (1877). Folding plan, 129 + 29pp of adverts, 12mo, original cloth, inner hinges weak. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-322) £22.00
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Port Authority THE PORT OF BRISTOL. Official Handbook of the Port of Bristol Authority 1962.
F.G. Warne Limited, Bristol: 1962. Illusts, some of which are coloured, 132pp, includes adverts, original decorative card covers, small embossed stamp to the foot of the title-page and number to top margin of first leaf. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-298) £17.00
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Port of Bristol OFFICIAL HANDBOOK OF THE PORT OF BRISTOL AUTHORITY 1947.
F.G. Warne, Bristol: 1947. Illusts, 4 coloured folding plans, numerous adverts, 124pp, roy 8vo, original pictorial wraps. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) - --- (Book ref. UK16-297) £27.00
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Large (David), edited by THE PORT OF BRISTOL 1848 - 1884.
Bristol Record Society. 1984. xxxix + 221pp, original cloth, covers spotty. Volume 36. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-202) £14.00
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[Kington (J.B)] CITY AND PORT OF BRISTOL. Letters, Essays, and other Documents, Illustrative of the Municipal History of Bristol, and its Port. Written, Collected and Arranged by "A Burgess". With A Dedicatory Preface to the New Town Council.
Bristol: John Wright, Bridge Street, 1836. Early half calf, marbled boards, recased with the original spine laid down. This is the complete edition with the separately paginated pamphlets bound in at the rear, see Hyett and Bazeley's Manual of Gloucestershire Literature. Vol 3, page 150. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-195) £120.00
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City Docks Working Group BRISTOL CITY DOCKS MARITIME WALKS.
City of Bristol District Council, 198- Folding plan, coloured illusts, 24pp, original pictorial card covers. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-118) £6.00
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Bristol Free Port Association FREE PORT TRACTS. Part 1. On the Injurious Operations of the High Port-Charges of Bristol on its Trade and Commerce.... Part 2. Scheme for the Transfer of the Docks to the Borough.... Part 3. Report of the Council of the Bristol Free Port Association to the Members, at the Public Annual General Meeting.... September 25, 1848.... Part 4. [Untitled].
Bristol: Published at the Office of the Free Port Association, 20 Small Street. (c.1846-1850) 64 + 68 + 8 + 8pp, 4 parts in 1 volume, 12mo, early binders cloth, leather label. The association was formed with the support of the Merchant Venturers, and the Chamber of Commerce to reduce charges in the docks. ---- Regular CATALOGUES issued, please e-mail for a FREE copy, they include BRISTOL - ( History - Topography - Genealogy - Natural History - Biography - Mining - Dialect - Language - etc. ) ---- (Book ref. UK16-54) £120.00
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Bellamy, Martin The Shipbuilders - An Anthology of Scottish Shipyard Life.
Edinburgh: Birlinn Ltd, 2001. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 1841581631 xix + 220 pages. 710g. Soft card covers a little creased to front bottom corner. FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. The author builds a profile of shipbuilding on the Clyde which describes the lives of the men and women which worked from the boardroom to the factory floor. (Book ref. 13681) £15.00
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MacLeod, Iain. (Editor) Clyde Steamers. Magazine of the Clyde River Steamer Club. No.42, Summer 2006
Glasgow: Clye River Steamer Club, 2006. 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 38 pages. 200g. Stapled card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. (Book ref. 13673) £5.00
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Meldrum, Roy: Rowing and Coaching. Notes on One of the Finer Arts.
London: Sporting Handbooks, 1950 First edition. HB. Cloth and dustjacket. 140pp. With 4 b&w photo plates, and 21 text figures. Very Good in Poor protected jacket: covers and pages clean, tannededges, a few spots and neat name to endpapers. Jacket front has large tears with losses and tape repairs, smaller losses to edges. (Book ref. 20507) £15.00
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Webster, Jack Famous Ships of the Clyde - Revised and Enlarged Edition.
Glasgow: The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 1995. Reprint. Soft Card Cover. Near MINT/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 0952217449 84 pages, 420g. Oblong format soft card covers Near MINT. Illustrated in colour and b/w giving a selection of the most famous ships ever launched on the Clyde. . (Book ref. 13676) £12.00
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MacLeod, Iain. (Editor) Clyde Steamers. Magazine of the Clyde River Steamer Club. No.40, Summer 2004
Glasgow: Clye River Steamer Club, 2004. 1st Edition. Stapled Card Covers. Fine/No Jacket. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 38 pages. 200g. Stapled card covers FINE. Illustrated with b/w photographs. (Book ref. 13672) £5.00
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Bradshaw, Ross CQ-GTZM Diary of a Maritime Radio Officer
Milton Keynes: Seawolf Press, 2003. First Edition. Blue illustrated laminated card cover. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. xiv, 229pp :: 230mm x 180mm (9" x 7") (Book ref. g4917) £66.00
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Martin Middlebrook and Patrick Mahoney THE SINKING OF THE PRINCE OF WALES AND THE REPULSE
2004, Pen & Sword, , 9781844150755,366pp, illustrations, New in card cover, , CARD On 10th December, 1941, the Royal Navy Battleship HMS Prince of Wales, and the Battlecruiser HMS Repulse, were sunk by land-based bombers and torpedo bombers of the Imperial Japanese Navy. The objective of Force Z, which consisted of one battleship, one battlecruiser and four destroyers, was to intercept the Japanese invasion fleet north of Malaya, However, the fleet was without any air support, which had been declined by the commander of the Force, Admiral Sir Tom Phillips. 840 men died in the sinking of the two ships. The authors dispose of several myths and address the controversy surrounding the disastrous sinkings. (Book ref. 34188-01) £12.64
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George W Baer ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF SEA POWER
1994, Stanford University Press, , 0804722730,536pp, maps, Very good in d/w, , The history of the United States Navy, 1890-1990. The author looks at its development into the most powerful navy in the world, and how its objectives and strategy developed around offensive control based on the battleship. He examines the requirement to build an offensive fleet, and the impact of new technologies that required radical re-organisation and changes to fleet composition (Book ref. 22893-01) £16.10
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Taylor,H.A. Airspeed Aircraft Since 1931
London: Putnam, 1991. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 5" - 6'' Tall 0851778488 This is a Fine Copy of this book in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.There are NO loose pages or internal markings.Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.Illustrated throughout in black and white.Lovely bright clean copy for the collector,8vo 206pp First Edition 1st Impression (Book ref. 62730) £60.00
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Hare,Paul E. The Royal Aircraft Factory
London: Putnam, 1990. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 5" - 6'' Tall 0851778437 This is a Fine Copy of this book in a Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.There are NO loose pages or internal markings.Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.Illustrated throughout in black and white.Lovely bright clean copy for the collector,8vo 318pp First Edition 1st Impression (Book ref. 62729) £40.00
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Jackson,A.J. Blackburn Aircraft Since 1909
London: Putnam, 1989. New Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 5" - 6'' Tall 0851778305 This is a Fine Copy of this book in a Near Fine Dust-Jacket that has NO chips or tears to the outer edges of the dust-jacket.There are NO loose pages or internal markings.Not price clipped and this copy has NO previous names or inscriptions present.Illustrated throughout in black and white.8vo 571pp New Edition (Book ref. 62728) £40.00
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Civis Cargoes & Cruisers Britain's Rights At Sea
London: Hodder & Stoughton. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 5" - 7" Tall This is a Good Copy of this book in Publisher's blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine.No dust-jacket.This copy has one previous owner's name to the front pastedown.This copy is lacking it's front endpaper.Undated but Circa 1930's 8vo 246pp (Book ref. 62706) £6.00
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Clements,Rex A Gipsy of The Horn: A Narrative of a Voyage Round the World in a Windjammer Twenty Years Ago
London: Heath Cranton, 1925. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 5" - 7" Tall This is a Good Only Copy of this book in blue cloth with gilt title lettering to spine.No Dust-Jacket.This copy has one previous owner's name to the front endpaper.The book has a firm binding with no hinge weakness.The contents of the book have some sporadic browning and also there is some foxing present to the fore-edge of the book.Complete with over 15 b&w plates and 2 maps one of which is folding at the end of the book.Thick 8vo 259pp Reprint (Book ref. 62530) £20.00
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