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INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE EXERCISE AND SERVICE OF GREAT GUNS On Board Her Majesty's Ships

By: Admiralty, The

Price: £250.00

Publisher: London, W.Clowes and Sons, 14 Charing Cross: 1847

Edition: second edition

Seller ID: N277

Condition: V.g.


119pp. Original cloth boards. The first edition of this book was pub. in 1843 and had 64pp. This 'second ediiton' has 119pp and the later 1853 had 215pp. A rare issue with two interesting hand written notes on a loosely insert cards by Lieutenant Adjutant James Long. Errata slip bound-in and some marginal notes and end-paper notes all contemporary to the book. Interesting cutlas and pike instructions etc. Please email for photos. View more info

AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING: One Hundredth Anniversary 1862-1962

By: American Bureau of Shipping

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, American Bureau of Shipping: 1962

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: T289

Condition: Mint


132pp. Blue boards with light blue spine, gilt. Fine gilt block decoration of eagle and ships in distance. An unread copy. View more info

OARED FIGHTING SHIPS from classical times to the coming of steam

By: Anderson, R.C.

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, Percival Marshall: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: P722

Condition: Fine


99[iii]pp. 25 plates [one folding], 16 figures. View more info

BUILDERS OF GREAT SHIPS

By: Anon

Price: £20.00

Publisher: CAMMELL LAIRD & COMPANY (SHIPBUILDERS ( ENGINEERS) LIMITED. BIRKENHEAD: 1959

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: N120

Condition: Fine


79 pp with 7 tail pieces and 49 b/w illustrations View more info

SCHELDE-ALBUM,

By: Anon.,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Uitgegeve door het Gemeetebestuur va Atwerpen: 1926

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: B805

Condition: V.g.


32 plates, oblong quarto, paper wrappers, a little handled. The story of ships i a picture book. View more info

HET SCHIP DOOR DE EEUWEN HEEN,

By: Anon.,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Antwerp, Uitgegeve door het Gemeetebestuur va Atwerpen, 1928,: 1928

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: B804

Condition: V.g.


78pp., oblong quarto, paper wrappers, a little handled. The story of ships i a picture book. View more info

MODEL SHIPWRIGHT

By: Arthur L. Tucker, editor,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press Ltd.: 1973

Seller ID: C37

Condition: Fine


Volume II, No. 1, 216pp, illustrated throughout, octavo, original decorative boards, fine. Other editions available. View more info

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Francisci Baconis DE VERULAMIO summi angliae cancellarii, Novum Organum Scientiarum

By: Bacon, Francis

Price: £650.00

Publisher: Lugd. Bat. [Leyden], Adrianum Wijngaerde et Franciscum Moyardum: 1645

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: W072

Condition: V.g.


[xxii], 435pp. Engraved title-page 'Multi pertranfibunt de augebiteur scientia' depicting two sailing ships between two columns [the pillars of Hercules "Many will pass through and knowledge will be the greater"]. 12.5 x 7.5 cms. Original full vellum binding with Latin Text hand-written ink title to the spine. Unworn state. Trifle dusty. No inscriptions or book-plates present. Bacon's celebrated masterpiece of scientific thought. FIRST PUBLISHED IN 1620 Not pub. in English until 1676. A SCARCE ITEM. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

MAN ON THE OCEAN A Book For Boys

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons: 1874

Edition: re-issue

Seller ID: TH237

Condition: Fine


368pp. Green illus. buckram cloth with gilt titles and illus. Originally pub. 1868. Frontis. and title-page sailing ships illus. depeicting a sailor in the riggings and a ship in full sail to the spine and illus. throughout with engravings and vignettes. Attractive school prize inscription. Cloth has no wear but a trifle 'bubbled' in places. View more info

MAN ON THE OCEAN A Book About Boats and Ships

By: Ballantyne, R.M.

Price: £85.00

Publisher: London, Edinburgh and New York, T. Nelson and Sons: 1874

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: TH271

Condition: Fine


368pp. Fine pub. illus and decorated green cloth binding with a sailor at the top of a mast looking out. Black dec. borders with matching spine. Trifle bubbled to the cloth but unfaded with no wear. Originally pub. 1862 [1863]. Neat school prize inscription dated 1874 Spilsby Grammar School founded in 1550 [Lincolnshire UK] View more info

SHIPS AND MEN

By: Bassett-Lowke, W. J & Holland, George

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap and Company Ltd: 1946

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: N197

Condition: Fine


316pp. Frontis., b/w plates., text ills., bibliography., index. An account of the development of ships from their prehistoric origin to the present time and of the achievements and conditions of the men who have built and worked upon them View more info

THE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS, BOATS, VESSELS AND OTHER WATER-BORNE CRAFT

By: Blackburn, Graham

Price: £32.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1978

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Z064

ISBN: 0719536154

Condition: Fine


447pp. incl.glossary. Illustrated throughout. Line drawings throughout by the author. Vessels from 4000 BC to the present described and illustrated. No fading, clipping or inscriptions.dedicated to Arthur Ransome View more info

THE BLUE PETER The Magazine of Sea Travel Volume XIV 1934

By: Blue Peter

Price: £100.00

Publisher: London, The Blue Peter: 1934

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: N268

Condition: Fine


[iv index], 587pp, colour covers bound to rear. Publishers blue buckram, gilt. All twelve issues of 1934 nos 142-153 bound as one volume. Illustrated articles by leading writers of the day on a wide variety of subjects relating to sea travel, ships and maritime history. Printed on quality paper this publication had a subsciption base of 11,000 and was found in the lounges and saloons of mail and passenger steamers serving world routes and in the best hotels and clubs. OTHERS PRE-WARS YEARS AVAILABLE. PLEASE EMAIL. View more info

THE GOLDEN AGE OF SAIL Indiamen, Packets and Clipper Ships

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: £650.00

Publisher: London, Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd: 1925

Edition: limited deluxe edition

Seller ID: N309

Condition: Fine


xv, 86 pp. of text 91 plates, including 12 mounted colour plates with tissue guards. Illustrations from LIMITED EDITION No 73/100.contemporary engravings and paintings in the Macpherson collection with a descriptive history of each ship, 1780-1870. Printed on Alton Mill English hand-made paper. Half-pigskin leather with brown marbled boards No 73/100. A very fine copy with no inscriptions, fading, wear, marks. Odd light fox mark. Very clean end-papers and a tight copy. View more info

LONDON SHIP TYPES

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, The East Ham Echo Ltd.: 1938

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: D568

Condition: Fine


184,viii. A very nice copy of a scarce book with the illustrated dust jacket. The d.j. is a little dusty with occasional tiny chip to corners View more info

SHIPS FOR ALL

By: Bowen, Frank C.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Ward, Lock & Co. Limited: 1925

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: X450

Condition: V.g.


ND [1925] 384pp. Nearly 100 photo plates. Brown cloth, black titles. Trifle marked binding but no fading. Usual foxing to end-papers . Lacks front free end-paper. Ward Locks 'Book For All' series. Non inscriptions. View more info

Scale Model Sailing Ships

By: Bowen, John (edit).

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1977

Edition: 1st Ediiton

Seller ID: L1222

ISBN: 0851771114

Condition: Fine


192pp, well illustrated throughout View more info

A VOYAGE IN THE SUNBEAM Our Home for Eleven Months

By: Brassey, Mrs

Price: £125.00

Publisher: London, Longmans Green & Co.: 1881

Edition: New Edition

Seller ID: Pa436

Condition: V.g.


xix, 492pp with 66 illustrations engraved on wood by G. Pearson chiefly after dawings by the Hon. A. Y. Bingham. Illustrated brown buckram, gilt decorated in gilt and black with palm trees and the Sunbeam in full sail. Bright gilt to the cover byt a trifle faded to the spine. Title set in ships wheel. The first edition was pub. in 1878 with more illus. Some end-paper scribbles by a child otherwise an attractive copy. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

THE TWILIGHT OF SAILING SHIPS

By: Caese, Robert

Price: £22.00

Publisher: London, George G Harrap & Co,: 1965

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: N178

Condition: Fine


206pp, 12 colour plates plus illustrations in b&w. Final days of the sailing freighters. View more info

CHRONIK DER SEEFAHRT 1981 Chronik der Seefahrt. Sammlung alter SegelschiffsDarstellungen

By: Chronik der Seefahrt

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Garstedt bei Hamburg., Egon Heinemann: 1981

Seller ID: T249

ISBN: 38733219697

Condition: Fine


12 full colour finely printed plates of sailing vessels each with a German and English description the the reverse [including the colour cover]. Each page measures 412 x 325mm. Front cover creased. These fine quality colour prints of sailing ships are often framed for decoration so complete copies are not easy to find intact. First produced in 1966 View more info