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Nigel Tattersfield THE FORGOTTEN TRADE Comprising the Log of the Daniel and Henry of 1700 and Accounts of the Slave Trade from the Minor Ports of England, 1698-1725
Pimlico, London, 1998 Reissue. Book Condition: Very Good Condition. Size: 9" x 6" approx. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 750 grams. Category: History; ISBN: 0712673431. Inventory No: 0031682. (Book ref. 0031682) £6.00
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HARDY (A.C). DUNN (L), illus.: 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, [1941] 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
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- A History (RU/Collins 1961) 8vo 381pp. Good (Book ref. 1305) £6.50
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The Port of Belfast A Review 1947-1962
Nicholson and Bass Ltd. Original Card. Good. 84 pgs, black/white photos, complete with pull-out of the principal ports of the world, and a plan of Belfast Harbour, shelf wear to edges, slight damage to top and bottom edge of spine otherwise VG. (Book ref. AB003161) £30.00
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Port of Blyth
Blyth Harbour Commission. Original Card. Very Good/No Jacket. Official Handbook of the Blyth Harbour Commission, 64 pgs, minor shelf wear to edges, signs of label removed on spine otherwise VG (Book ref. AB003143) £7.50
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Anon Ports of Sri Lanka Handbook
Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka Ports Authority, 1989. Illustrated by Illustrated. Third Edition. Pictorial Card Covers. Very Good Plus/N/a. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Large 108pp. A lovely copy of this third edition (1989). Numerous colour photographic images, maps and diagrams support the text. Slight bumps to the head and tail of the spine and to two card cover corners. Fresh, clean and tight with no inscriptions. A very good plus copy. (Book ref. 227705) £45.00
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Hueffer, Ford Madox The Cinque Ports : a Historical and Descriptive Record
Edinburgh & London: William Blackwood & Sons, 1900. Illustrated by Hyde, William. First Edition. Beige Cloth. Good/No Jacket. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Large Z 403pp. 1900. First edition. Rare. In good, tight but definetly used condition. Original publisher's cloth. With a gilt embosssed title to the spine (gilt now faint) and a gilt embossed vignette of a galleon to the front board. Upper edges gilt - others rought-cut. Fourteen plates after William Hyde's art work in photogravure - each tissue-guarded. a further 19 page plates and text illustrations. Not an ex-library copy but not without its faults. ound in buckram cloth - sunned( and a little soiled) to the spine. A couple of tiny puncture marks to the cloth spine. A number of small stain/soil marks to the rear board. A stain mark to the corner of the hinge over lapping both the front paste-down and the fornt endpaper with some colour run ( from the red endpaper-red/pink in colour) to the reverse of the endpaper and to the hinge corners of the preliminary blank page,half-title page, frontispeice and title page - fainterwiht every page. A similar but considerably smaller stain at the rear of the book - essentially only affecting the rear endpaper and final page. A blind embossed stamp - small and neat ( not ink) with the puiblishers' compliments to the title page. A small light stain with tide-mark to the heads of some of the photogravure plates measuring around 3.5 cm x 1.2 cm. Scattered light foxing. A split along the rear inner hinge though rear board remains firmly attached. Not the most attractive cloth casing but firmly bound and the vast bulk of the textblock remains largely clean and in good order. (Book ref. 226976) £100.00
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VOSGIEN Dictionnaire geographique portatif, ou Description des Republiques, Royaumes, Villes, Eveches, Duches, Comtes, Marquisats, Ports et Fotresses des quatre Parties du Monde...Traduit de l’Anglois sur la treizieme Edition de Laurent Eschard par Vosgien
Marchant, 1803 1056p, 3 folding maps, hardback (original morocco-backed cloth, the spine with raised bands), top of spine just a little chipped, outer joints rubbed, inner joints in need of binder’s tape, corners of covers rubbed, exposing the boards - but still could be a very acceptable copy (Book ref. 102639) £40.00
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WEBB F.W. The philatelic and postal history of Hong Kong and the treaty ports of China and Japan.
Postal History Society, 1960 37pp. 1st ed., clean in card covers. (Book ref. WOPHB0785) £15.00
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Brentnall, Margaret The Cinque Ports and Romney Marsh
London: John Gifford Ltd, 1980. New Enlarged Edition. Light Blue Boards. Very Good/Good. D8vo xii, 286pp, colour and b&w illus. No inscriptions. Minor bump to forefoot. D/W price-clipped, corners rubbed, spine colouring severely faded. (Book ref. 005837) £5.00
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Elis-Williams, M. Packet to Ireland - Porthdinllaen's Challenge to Holyhead.
Caernarfon.: Gwynedd Archives Service, 1984. 1st Edition. Soft Card Cover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall 0901337382 147 pages. 240g. Soft card covers FINE. illustrated with b/w photographs and drawings plus fold-out chronology of some Holyhead to Dublin steam ships in the 19th and 20th Century. The history of the small port of Porthdinllaen, tracing the attempt of the port in the early railway era, to supplant Holyhead as the main packet port for Ireland. (Book ref. 13264) £8.00
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John Gilman Exmoor's Maritime Heritage
Dulverton: Exmoor Books, 1999. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Original cloth and dustwrapper, 160pp, illustrated with Victorian photographs, published by subscription, relating to the ports of Minehead, Lynmouth, Porlock Weir, Blue Anchor and Watchet. (Book ref. 015065) £18.00
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Jackson, Gordon The History and Archaeology of Ports
World's Work, 1983. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Illustrated in colour & b/w. Both book & jacket are in excellent clean and sound condition. No inscription or ownership markings. No tears or loss. Tightly bound and gently read. (Book ref. 022251) £7.50
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Noall, Cyril: The story of Cornwall's Ports and Harbours
Truro: Tor Mark Press, 1970. First edition, paperback, very good condition, uncreased illustrated card covers, small ink owner's name to half-title page, 48 pages, b/w photo and line illustrations-------Includes: - Preface; The Old Fishing Ports (Mevagissy etc); The Mining Ports (Hayle etc); The China-Clay Ports (Par etc); Twentieth Century Ports (Falmouth etc); The Lost Ports (Bude etc); The Trading Ports (Padstow etc). (Book ref. 1628) £4.00
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Forward by Cheung Yeun-Sei, Korea Maritime and Port Administrator: Korea: Ports and Shipping Handbook 1986
Australia: Charter Pacific Publications, 1986 First edition, paperback, very good condition, uncreased illustrated glossy card covers, 84 pages, colour and b/w photo illustrations--------A comprehensive commercial guide with maps to Busan / Pusan, Incheon, Masan, Pohang, Pukpyong / Mugho, Samil, Ulsan (Book ref. 2476) £18.00
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--- Northumberland Coalfield - Map Showing the Mineral Takings, the Position of the Pits, the Railways Serving the District, & the Ports of Shipment
Business Statistics Company Limited. Full Leather. Good Minus/No Jacket. 4to Ex-Library ND. Leather scuffed to edges, small stain to rear, heavy loss to bottom half of spine. Library stamps and markings, map itself, however, clean, bright and very tidy, cloth backed. (Book ref. 000541) £75.00
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Bradley, A. G. Illustrated by Fred Adcock: England's Outpost : The Country of the Kentish Cinque Ports;
London, Robert Scott, nd ( c 1930); Hardback. Good+/ No dust jacket. 8vo. ix, 400pp with delightful illustrations by Fred Adcock plus Map. Quite a few pages uncut at bottom edge. Fore & bottom edges untrimmed. Green covers with faded title on spine. Very good internally. (Book ref. 15895) £6.00
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Noall C The Story of Cornwall's Ports and Harbours
Truro: Tor Mark, 1970. Illustrated by Black & White Photographs. First Edition. Paper Back. Good Plus. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Cover slightly discoloured with minor wear to edges. (Book ref. 13568) £5.00
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Custom House, London COALS and CULM EXPORTED, 1791 - 1820.
London: House of Commons, 1821. 8pp. Folio. Paper wrapper. Disbound British Parliamentary paper. HC 373. Coals and Culm Exported, 1791 - 1820. Four (4) Accounts. Ordered to be Printed 2, 3, & 6 April 1821. A clean copy. Parliamentary papers of this period are rare. Provision of their sale to the public was not made until 1836. (Book ref. 158587) £8.00
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JARVIS, Rupert C. (editor): Customs Letter-Books of the Port of Liverpool 1711-1813.
Manchester,Chetham Society,1954, small 4to,pp.xxiv,192. A very good copy in the original cloth. Chetham Society, Tthird Series, Volume 6. (Book ref. 2339) £25.00
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