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THE BRITISH ALMANAC and Family Cyclopaedia For the year of Our Lord 1904

By: Almanac

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Charles Letts & Co.: 1904

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Y403

Condition: V.g.


xvi, 464, xvii-xxxi, pp. Dark red roan leather card covers., gilt titles and blind stamped dec. borders. Rubbed to the extremities. A sound copy with all edges gilt. 77th year of issue. [orig. pub by Charles Knight]. 'A Mass of Astronomical, Meteorological, offical, and other useful Information of a Practical Useful Character'. Each edition of this famous almanac has different articles and contents. This edition includes 'Vessells of The British Navy' etc etc View more info

SEND HER VICTORIOUS

By: Apps R.N., Lt Commander Michael

Price: £35.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Le221

ISBN: 0718301021

Condition: Fine


270pp. 37 plates plus maps and diagrams, The story of HMS Victorious, Royal Navy Aircraft Carrier. Neat hand-written note to the inside front flap otherwise a clean copy. Unclipped and no inscriptions. [Original edition not the book society issue] View more info

YESTERDAY'S SHOPPING The Army and Navy Stores Catalogue 1907

By: Army and Navy Store

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, David & Charles Reprints: 1980

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: Pa863

Condition: Fine


1282 pp., Introduction by Alison Adburgham, illustrated throughout,. Front free end-paper upper corner clipped. Red d.j. View more info

THE NAVY 1939 TO THE PRESENT DAY

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1997

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: P143

ISBN: 0340684690

Condition: Fine


xvi, 416. Sixteen pages of b&w photographs. Index. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, Lord Lewin of Greenwich. A lovely unmarked copy View more info

True Glory/Royal Navy : Jutland to Today

By: Arthur, Max

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, Hodder & Stoughton, Limited: 1995

Seller ID: E277

ISBN: 0340623012

Condition: Fine


xii,292pp, illus. throughout. A nice clean copy with a little wear to very top edge of d.j. and a n owners inscription View more info

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY Illustrated by Hugh Thomson. With an introduction by Austin Dobson

By: Austen, Jane

Price: £285.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan and Co., Limited: 1905

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: TT198

Condition: Fine


xvi, 342pp. Illustrated by Hugh Thomson and an introduction by Austin Dobson. Superb full tree calf binding by Riviere & Son for the Army and Navy. Gilt decorated spine with raised bands, gilt borders and dentelles. Marbled end-papers with matching fore-edges. No cracks. Large contemorary ex-libris bookplate of Frank Connell to inside board. First printed in this edition as' Macmillan's Illustrated Standard Novels' in 1896. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOS. View more info

Before the Mast : Naval Ratings of the Nineteenth Century

By: Baynham, Henry

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1971

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: CF418

ISBN: 0091071704

Condition: Fine


224pp. Illustrated throughout with b/w plates. Illus. brown d.j. No clipping or inscriptions. Flap of the d.j. light crease. Spine a trifle sunned. The sailor's life in the British Navy View more info

PERLYCROSS,

By: Blackmore, R. D.,

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Sampson Low, Marston & Co. 1894,:

Seller ID: C747


first edition, 465pp, octavo, original navy blue cloth, gilt, binding rubbed to extremities otherwise v.g. 'A tale of the western hills' by the author of 'Lorna Doone', 'Springhaven' and others. View more info

NOT GUILTY A Defense of the Bottom Dog

By: Blatchford, Robert

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Clarion Press: 1906

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: Q121

Condition: Fine


261, [iv] pp. Dark navy buckram, gilt. A really nice copy. Neat owners inscription [dated 1907] with drawn monograph of his initials. An early Socialist book by atheist and patriot Robert Blatchford [1851-1943] View more info

THE NEWS-BOY'S CHRISTMAS ADDRESS

By: Broadside Ballad]

Price: £120.00

Publisher: Nottingham, The Review-Office: 1830

Edition: Original Ediiton

Seller ID: TH262

Condition: V.g.


Broadslip Ballad 32x13cms [12 3/4 x 5 inces]. Attractive half page broadside with a fine and attractive printed border to the verses. Small woodcut to the head of the page depicting a printing press.NO COPY TRACED. Believed to be printed at Suttons Review Office in Nottingham and dated 1830. 8 four line verses extolling the press and reflecting on events of the year just gone.William IV had taken the throne and was welcomed as a Royal Navy sailor and a reformer. Charles and Richard Sutton , printers and proprietors of the liberal Nottingham Review View more info

SAMUEL PEPYS THE SAVIOUR OF THE NAVY

By: Bryant, Arthur.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Collins: 1949

Edition: Second edition.

Seller ID: AB499

Condition: V. G.


x, 452pp with 6 illustration.Bibliographical Notes 406-432pp and Index 434-452pp.First edition 1938. This is the third and penultimate volume of Pepy's biography by A. Bryant. Foxing to preliminaries.A good reading copy View more info

ENGLISH AND AMERICAN YACHTS Illustrating and describing the most famous Yachts now sailing in American and English waters. With a Treatise upon Yachts and Yachting

By: Burgess, Edward

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, Chapman and Hall Limited: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: GT116

Condition: Fine


Text; 50 photogravure plates by N. L. Stebbins icluding 'America' on plate 27. Original publishers navy blue cloth, gilt. No fading or wear. Front end-paper cracked but sound. No inscriptions or marks. Please email for PHOTOS. View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF JOHNNY NEWCOME in the Navy; A Poem in four cantos.with Plates by Rowlandson, from the Author's Designs

By: Burton, Alfred

Price: £325.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin & Marshall,: 1818

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: L188

Condition: V.g.


259pp [errata],16 hand-coloured tissue-guarded aquatints including frontis. by Thomas Rowlandson. Notes and errata page at end. Evidence of damp staining to margins not affecting most of the finely hand-coloured plates. Oringinal full calf binding rubbed and worn. Gilt morocco label. A good breaker. Photos available View more info

THE ODYSSEY OF HOMER

By: Butcher and Lang,

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan & Co.: 1893

Edition: reprint

Seller ID: C108

Condition: V.g.


xxiv, 429pp, octavo, original navy blue cloth, gilt lettering, fine condition. Originally published in 1879. View more info

FURTHER ILLUSTRATIONS OF BRITISH PLANTS

By: Butcher, Roger W.,

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, L. Reeve & Co. Ltd.: 1944

Edition: 1st edition

Seller ID: C906

Condition: V.g.


iv, 476pp, b&w botanical illustrations throughout by Florence E. Strudwick, octavo, original navy blue cloth, gilt, v.g. condition. 'forming with Fitch's companion volume to Bentham's handbook a collection of illustrations of most of the species of British flora'. View more info

SCOTLAND SINCE 1707,

By: Campbell, R.H.,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1965,:

Seller ID: D185


first edition, xii, 354pp, fold out map, octavo, original navy blue cloth, gilt lettering, d.j., price-clipped and chipped d.j. otherwise a v.g. copy. 'The rise of an industrial society'. View more info

THE SONGSTER'S CABINET Or Britain's Glory: Being a Collection of Twenty-Five Choice Songs

By: Chapbook

Price: £850.00

Publisher: Nottingham, Burbage and Stretton: 1794

Edition: original edition

Seller ID: Pa548

Condition: V.g.


8pp. UNRECORDED Chapbook with full-title page and 7 pages of lyrics [with no music]. Sewn sheets. Block embellished wood-cut above the publisher's imprint.. Containing 'Come ye lads who wish to shine'; Smile, Smile Britannia Smile; How Little do the landmen know; Long Had the French Navy; Come my boys, we've beat the foe; Now away my brave boys; Ye true honest Britons; The Lillies of France; How stands the glass around; The Thund'ring Drums do Beat; In Glory we're told; The Soldiers tired of wars alarms; Hail England, Old England; On Old England's blest shore; Down by a crystal river clear; So... View more info

LAYS OF THE SEASIDE A Rhythmical rendering of seaside stories and incidents

By: Cheem, Aliph, [Walter Yeldham]

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Army & Navy Co-operative Society: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: TS466

Condition: V.g.


[Aliph Cheem pseud. of Walter Yeldham]. 232pp. Pub. green cloth, gilt with illus. front cover of a stormy sea. Late Victorian poems relating to the Kent and South coast of England. Floral end-papers. Attractive binding and small vignettes to the head and foot of the poems. RARE. View more info

THE WORLD CRISIS 1911-1914

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £130.00

Publisher: London, Thornton Butterworth Limited: 1923

Edition: 1st UK edition

Seller ID: V475

Condition: V.g.


Errata slip present bound into the contents pages [1st edition, 1st impression 2nd state]. 536pp. 6 maps, 2 facsimiles. Orig. dark navy blue cloth, gilt lettered to the spine. No fading but some foxing as often to the edges. A nice copy. Neat owners ink inscription 'F.G. Thomson July 1923'. PLEASE EMAIL FOR PHOTOs.The first volume of the original three volume set pub. in four. View more info

The Royal Navy : A History from the Earliest Times to 1900 Volume Seven 1856-1901]

By: Clowes, William Laird

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Chatham Publishing: 1997

Edition: facimile reprint

Seller ID: L1276

ISBN: 1861760167

Condition: Fine


xvi, 627pp. Almost mint. Originally pub. 1903. Volume 7of the 7 volume set View more info