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: ROYAL OCEAN RACING CLUB LIST OF MEMBERS AND RULES 1982/3
(Royal Ocean Racing Club 1983) Demy 8vo pbk. 176pp. Slight water staining to several pages. Covers slight;ly marked, otherwise a Good tight copy. . (Book ref. 10229) £5.00
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: ROYAL OCEAN RACING CLUB LIST OF MEMBERS AND RULES 1986
(Royal Ocean Racing Club 1986) Demy 8vo pbk. 176pp. Slight water staining to several pages. Covers slight;ly marked, otherwise a Good tight copy. . (Book ref. 10228) £5.00
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: ROYAL OCEAN RACING CLUB LIST OF MEMBERS AND YACHTS 1991 - 1993
(Royal Ocean Racing Club 1993) Demy 8vo pbk. 128pp. Water staining to several pages. Covers slight;ly marked, otherwise a Good tight copy. . (Book ref. 10224) £10.00
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Robinson, Bill: A SAILOR'S TALES
(Norton 1978) Demy 8vo 347 pp. Monochrome illustrations VG/P (Book ref. 5859) £10.00
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JEFFRIES C. R.: RADIO CONTROL FOR MODEL YACHTS - Second Edition.
Watford. Model and Allied Publications, Argus Books. Third imp. 1980. Paperback. 72 pages. B.w. illustrations. Fine in a near-fine papercover. ISBN: 0-85242-391-8. (Book ref. 7835) £10.00
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GRIGSBY J. E.: ANNALS OF OUR ROYAL YACHTS 1604-1953.
London. Adlard Coles/Harrap. 1953. lst edn. Hardback. 64 pages. B.w. illustrations. V.g. in orange cloth with dulled gilt lettering to spine, top edge of textblock coloured orange, slight foxing to endpapers and title page. No d.w. Sound tight very clelan copy. (Book ref. 2216) £10.95
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Smith, Lawrie Tuning Yachts and Small Keelboats
Brighton: Fernhurst Books, 1988. 1st Edition. Softcover. First Edition. 94 pp. many photo illustrations throughout. Prev. owner's inscr. on ffep, otherwise VG (Book ref. 0861) £6.00
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BUTLER T. Harrison Cruising Yachts: Design and Performance. Foreword by Ian Howlett
Excellent Press, 1995 200p, 12 pages of plates, numerous yacht designs in the text, hardback, a very good+ copy in a very good+ dust-jacket (spine sunned) [0854873970] This is a fourth edition (Book ref. 105353) £28.00
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Heaton, Peter: Boatcraft. The Understanding and care of Yachts;
London, Adam & Charles Black, 1963; 1st Edition; Hbk; Very good/ Dw Good+; 134pp with 9 Photographs and 50 line Illustrations; Blue coves with silver title on spine; Light foxing to endpapers; Dust wrapper has edge wear, price clipped. (Book ref. 4315) £7.00
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Laurence Sandy Sailing
Penguin, Puffin Picture Books, 1953. First edition of the Puffin Picture Book numbered PP95. Condition is generally very good. A few minor spots on the cover. Illustrated educational children's book, beautifully lithographed. Colour and black and white spreads alternate. (Book ref. HAR5965) £5.00
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Irving, John The Navigation of Small Yachts: Fifth Impression
London: Edward Arnold, 1946. Cloth. Good. Practical Guide. "All the knowledge the average yachtsman needs to navigate a yacht anywhere around our own coasts or the adjacent coasts of Europe. Green cloth cover with black lettering to spine. Jacket has some tears and a few little pieces missing (see photo). 8 3/4" Tall. (Book ref. 007597) £4.00
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Heckstall-Smith B. Yachts & Yachting in Contemporary Art
London: The Studio, 1925. First Edition. 4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine and upper board. Bevelled edges. Top edge gilt. Fairly extensive foxing but plates appear unaffected. Pp.xvi,48 + 103 plates including quite a number of tipped-in colour plates. (Book ref. 9615) £70.00
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FOLKARD, Henry Coleman: The sailing boat. A treatise on sailing boats and small yachts their varieties of type, sails, rig & with practical instructions in sailing and management etc
London: Chapman & Hall, 1906. 6th edn. VG green h/b with gilt lettering & 'boat' to spine & front cover;. 23cms x 29cms, xix+555pp. Roughcut bottom page edges. B/w frontis & 388 b/w illus (photos, pen & ink sketches, photogravures, plans, profiles). Ex lib with stamps & labels to feps. Front & rear boards loose but binding is still sound. Clean & unmarked within. Very heavy. (Book ref. 3579) £50.00
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Sotheby's The Marine Sale (Sotheby's, London, 1st April 1998)
. Well illustrated, quarto, pp 160, paperback, the very slightest signs of wear and creasing, but a good copy. [Paintings, builder's models, scrimshaw, and including the sale of the archive of 38 Marconi telegraphs concerning the Titanic, and 54 photographs taken from the Carpathia during the rescue.] (Book ref. 006587) £8.50
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De Hartog, Jan The Sailing Ship
London: Paul Hamlyn, 1964. Illustrated by Spier, Peter. 1st. Pictorial Cover. Very Good/No Dustjacket. 32mo Number 2 of the "Odyssey Library "series. A landscape pocket sized hardback of 46 pages , but packed with illustrations by Peter Spier. The spine ends are a little worn and the cover corners are a little rubbed. there is a neat owner's name on the inside front cover o/w a very clean and tight book. (Book ref. 011479) £5.50
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Russell, Mrs D. Stobart Cookery for Small Craft
London and Glasgow: Blackie & Son Limited, 1939. 1st. Cloth. Very Good -/Good Repaired. 12mo The cloth covers have a few minor marks and the edges have very minor rubbing. 69 pages. Internally- a sprinkling of foxing and browning on the inner margins on the endpapers o/w a very clean and tight book. The clipped dustwrapper has brown staining, some rubbing to the corners and small pieces missing and has supportive repair. (Book ref. 008994) £15.00
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Verny, Michael Complete Amateur Boat Building in Wood, Glass Fibre and Metal
London: John Murray, 1969. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good +. 8vo A greatly enlarged second edition to give a tentative boat builder the incentive "to choose a design and have a bash". 309 pages, including Appendix 1 a listing of stock designs, Appendix II a table of the properties and uses of timbers for boat building, Appendix III tables of technicalities about nails and Appendix IV technicalities about wood screws, Appendix V resin glues, and Appendix VI Glass Fibre materials an index and finally seven pages of adverts. Near Fine book without inscriptions / VG+ price - clipped dw. (Book ref. 001250) £5.50
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Adlard Coles; Douglas Phillips-Burt Yachts and Their Recognition
London: Adlard Coles Limited, 1953. Illustrated by Profusely Illustrated. First. Red Cloth. Very Good/Poor. 8vo - over 7" - 9" Oblong Hard Cover Dustjacket very fragile,torn and worn and repaired tears on spine, front cover, with some loss at top edge, front cover, and elsewher. Boards bright and clean. Thread binding. No inscriptions. A very nice book copy, clean, bright and tight.112 pages including index plus 16 pages of wonderful contemporary nautical advertisements. (Book ref. 004344) £22.95
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Tom Herbert, Frits Fenger, S. Bradfield, J. Herbulot, & M. Gianola: " SELF STEERING." History, theory & developmemt of self steering gears for yachts & ideas for future improvements.
Hythe, Kent. Amateur Yacht Research Society,1970 "2nd edition with additional gears -1970." First published 1957, expanded 1963, reprinted in 1967 edited, with additions. 164 pages. Illustrated with many b./w. photographs, drawings and figures. Near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. corners worn o./w. near fine 8.75" x 5.75" (Book ref. 6469) £4.00
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R.Y. A.: " FLAGS And SIGNALS." A Guide to Flag Etiquette and Signalling for Yachtsmen."
London. Pelham Books / Shell-Mex & B.P., 1971. Softback. Revised edition. "A BP Yachting Book published in conjunction with The Royal Yachting Association." 113 pages including index. With drawings by Jane Michaelis. 8.5" x 5.25". Stiff card cover & contents are near fine, no inscription or marks. Book page edges slightly foxed. Priced on back 30p. (Book ref. 6464) £4.00
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