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Progress in Cargo Handling. Papers read at the General Technical Conference of the International Cargo Handling Co-Ordination Association, Naples, 1954.
1 Progress in Cargo Handling. Papers read at the General Technical Conference of the International Cargo Handling Co-Ordination Association, Naples, 1954.
Iliffe and Sons Ltd. London. 1955 1st edition. 
Size 6.0 x 9.0 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper (dw; Spine slightly faded and rubbed with pieces missing. Slightly rubbed along edges with small chips and tears. Handling marks, mild foxing. Remains of old label to front. Not price clipped). Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. 342pp. With b/w photographs and plans. Collection of papers on cargo handling and harbour design. 
Price: 14.00 GBP
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At War With The Smugglers., ARNOLD-FORSTER, REAR ADMIRAL D:
2 ARNOLD-FORSTER, REAR ADMIRAL D: At War With The Smugglers.
Ward, Lock & Co. 1936 (1st.ed.) 
Approx 9 x 5.5 ins. Dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good condition. Spine darkened/ faded. Corners slightly bumped. Prev owners stamp to corner of map at front. Slight browning to edge of title else a very clean and tight copy throughout. 9 photo. plts; Map on endps; 256pp. The life of William Arnold ( father of Dr. Arnold of Rugby), Collector of Customs for the Isle of Wight from 1777 to 1801....telling an unending battle between the Revenue authorities and the Smugglers, as well as homely annals of the Collector's family. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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The Confessions of a Seaman., BLUNDELL, Peter;
3 BLUNDELL, Peter; The Confessions of a Seaman.
Arrowsmith, London. 1924 1st edition 
8 x 5.5 inches. In blue cloth with white lettering to front and spine. In very good condition. Spine and edges of cover faded. Endpapers slightly darkened with some minor foxing to page edges. Else clean and tight throughout. 254pp. 8 b&w illustrations. 
Price: 40.00 GBP
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English Merchant Shipping 1460 - 1540., BURWASH, DOROTHY:
4 BURWASH, DOROTHY: English Merchant Shipping 1460 - 1540.
David and Charles Reprints. 1969 repr. 
Size 5.5 x 8.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with silver to spine. With dustwrapper. 259pp. With b/w illustrations. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Back part faded. Not price clipped). Old address label to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. Re-issue of a book first published in 1947 on the development of English merchant shipping and its part in making England a European power. 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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Looming Lights. A True Story of the Lightships. Introduced by Sir G. Callender., CARTER, G. GOLDSMITH;
5 CARTER, G. GOLDSMITH; Looming Lights. A True Story of the Lightships. Introduced by Sir G. Callender.
Constable 1945 (1st.). 
7x5 ins. Blue cloth with white lettering to spine. Original illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with good dustwrapper. (Edes rubbed, tear to front, price clipped.) Neat inscription to front endpaper else overall a very clean and tight copy. 267pp. With frontis. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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The Longshoremen., CLARK, ROY:
6 CLARK, ROY: The Longshoremen.
David and Charles. Newton Abbot. 1974 1st edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In maroon cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In near fine condition with very good dust wrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). A very clean and tight copy. 201pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations in text. The author tells the story of the men who launched their fishing boats from open beaches, coves and small harbours and whose lives and work remained unchanged until the coming of steam, when fishing became an industry. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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From Hope’s Nose to St.Alban’s Head Dorset, Devon Shipwrecks., CLARKE, NIGEL J.:
7 CLARKE, NIGEL J.: From Hope’s Nose to St.Alban’s Head Dorset, Devon Shipwrecks.
N.J.Clarke. n.d. ca1989 
Size 4.75 x 7.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. Small marks to covers. A clean and tight copy. 60pp. With b/w photographs, illustrations and a map. Descriptions and positions of shipwrecks on the Dorset coast and Lyme Bay. Includes alphabetical table at the back. 
Price: 5.00 GBP
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Paddle Steamers., COX, Bernard;
8 COX, Bernard; Paddle Steamers.
Blandford Press. 1979 1st 
11 x 8 ins. In red cloth with gilt to spine and original glossy dustwrapper. Pictorial endpapers. In near fine condition with very good dustwrpper. (spine faded, price clipped). Inside pages clean and tigh throughout with no marks or inscriptions. An excellent copy. 222pp. B&W photo illustrations throughout. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Motor Ship. Jan-June, 1948 - July-Dec, 1948. Vol. XXVIII. No. 336 to Vol. XXIX No. 347. Two Volumes., DANGERFIELD, Roland E.; CHALKEY, A. P.;
9 DANGERFIELD, Roland E.; CHALKEY, A. P.; The Motor Ship. Jan-June, 1948 - July-Dec, 1948. Vol. XXVIII. No. 336 to Vol. XXIX No. 347. Two Volumes.
Temple Press Ltd. 1948 
2 vols. 11.5 x 8.5 ins. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good conditions. Minor rubbing to corners. Two minor nicks to spine of v.1. Scratch to front of v.2. Pages very clean, crisp and tight throughout. 263pp + 241pp. (seperate pagination April-April.) Many b&w photos, diagrams, and plans. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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The Motor Ship. Jan-June, 1949 - July-Dec, 1949. Vol. XXIX. No. 348 to Vol. XXX No. 359. Two Volumes., DANGERFIELD, Roland E.; CHALKEY, A. P.;
10 DANGERFIELD, Roland E.; CHALKEY, A. P.; The Motor Ship. Jan-June, 1949 - July-Dec, 1949. Vol. XXIX. No. 348 to Vol. XXX No. 359. Two Volumes.
Temple Press Ltd. 1949 
2 vols. 11.5 x 8.5 ins. In blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In very good conditions. Minor rubbing to corners. A couple of minor nicks to front edge spine of v.1. A couple of minor marks to front of v.2. Pages very clean, crisp and tight throughout. 263pp + 245pp. (seperate pagination April-April.) Many b&w photos, diagrams, and plans. 
Price: 70.00 GBP
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Our Waterways. A History of Inland Navigation Considered as a Branch of Water Conservancy., FORBES, Urquhart A.; ASHFORD, W. H. R.;
11 FORBES, Urquhart A.; ASHFORD, W. H. R.; Our Waterways. A History of Inland Navigation Considered as a Branch of Water Conservancy.
John Murray. London. 1906 1st 
Tall, approx 6 x 9 inches. In blue cloth with printed pictorial design and lettering to front. Gilt to spine. In good condition. Corners bumped and edges are rubbed. Top of spine rubbed and nicked. A few minor marks to cloth. Inside endpapers darkened with some foxing. Map not present. 336pp. No Map. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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Life-Boat Design and Development, FRY, Eric C.:
12 FRY, Eric C.: Life-Boat Design and Development
London, David & Charles, 1975 1st 
Hardback, 10 x 7 ins. In light blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In pictorial glossy dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with near fine dustwrap. (DW some minor rubbing to edges.) Minor rubbing to edges of cloth, else a very clean and tight copy. 128pp. Illustrated with b&w photographs and diagrams. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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Amerigo Vespucci e i secoli d’oro della vela. (and the golden age of sail). Italian language., GHETTI, WALTER / MAZZUCCO, ROBERT:
13 GHETTI, WALTER / MAZZUCCO, ROBERT: Amerigo Vespucci e i secoli d’oro della vela. (and the golden age of sail). Italian language.
Libreria Editrice Frattina. Roma. n.d. ca1980. 
Size 9.5 x 12.5 inches. In blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With pictorial dustwrapper. Illustrated endpapers. In very good condition with good dustwrappwr (dw; rubbed and creased around edges with small chips and tears. Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. 238pp. With colour photographs and illustrations and a plan of three decks of a sailing ship. Italian language story of Amerigo Vespucci and some of the ships of his period. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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Merchant Fleets in Profile. 3. The Ships of the Union, Castle & Union-Castle, Allan and Canadian Pacific Lines., HAWS, Duncan;
14 HAWS, Duncan; Merchant Fleets in Profile. 3. The Ships of the Union, Castle & Union-Castle, Allan and Canadian Pacific Lines.
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge. 1979 1st edition 
Size approx 6 x 9.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt to fornt and spine. In original glossy pictorial dustwrapper. In excellent near fine condition. Dustwrapper spine lightly faded and price clipped. 186pp. With many b&w illustrations/diagrams. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Merchant Fleets in Profile. 4. The Ships of the Hamburg America, Alder and Carr Lines., HAWS, Duncan;
15 HAWS, Duncan; Merchant Fleets in Profile. 4. The Ships of the Hamburg America, Alder and Carr Lines.
Patrick Stephens, Cambridge. 1980 1st edition 
Size approx 6 x 9.5 inches. In blue cloth with gilt to fornt and spine. In original glossy pictorial dustwrapper. In excellent near fine condition. Dustwrapper has smal lchip to bottom edge, not price clipped. 208pp. With many b&w illustrations/diagrams. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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The Last Voyage of the Lusitania., HOEHLING, A.A. / HOEHLING, MARY:
16 HOEHLING, A.A. / HOEHLING, MARY: The Last Voyage of the Lusitania.
Longmans Green and Co. 1957 1st UK edition. 
Size 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. 184pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly rubbed at ends. Handling marks. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to edges. Slight browning to endpapers. Else a clean and tight copy. One of the factors which led to the USA joining WWI was the sinking of the Lusitania with the loss of 1,198 lives. The authors chronicle the last days of the ship and the efforts to rescue the survivors. 
Price: 9.00 GBP
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Nautical Tables: Sanctioned for Use in the Royal Navy, Designed for The Use of British Seamen., Inman, Rev James
17 Inman, Rev James Nautical Tables: Sanctioned for Use in the Royal Navy, Designed for The Use of British Seamen.
Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson Ltd 1922 
Bound in brown half calf leather binding. 490pp. In good condition. Some rubbing on edges, with cloth boards marked. Lacks endpapers. Inside generally clean & tight. 2 text pages are slightly tatty on the edges. Inmans nautical tables first published in 1821, were in the year 1910 thoroughly revised and in this edition, brought up to date. (1922). 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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Knots, Ties and Splices. For Seafarers, Travellers, and all who use Cordage; with practical notes on wire and wire splicing, angler’s knots, etc. New edition completely revised and rewritten of J.T.Burgess’s well-known handbook., IRVING, Commander J.:
18 IRVING, Commander J.: Knots, Ties and Splices. For Seafarers, Travellers, and all who use Cordage; with practical notes on wire and wire splicing, angler’s knots, etc. New edition completely revised and rewritten of J.T.Burgess’s well-known handbook.
London. Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1949 
8vo. In grey cloth covers with black lettering to spine. With original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; mild foxing. Not price clipped). Mild foxing to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 122pp. With 223 illustrative figures. “Based on the old book by J.T.Burgess, but completely revised and rewritten, and expanded to include steel ropes and hawsers, this is virtually a new book, indispensable alike to sailors and yachtsmen, travellers, engineers and builders, as well as to scouts and guides of all ages.” 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Encyclopedia of Ships. The History and Specifications of over 1200 ships., MARSHALL, CHRIS (ed):
19 MARSHALL, CHRIS (ed): The Encyclopedia of Ships. The History and Specifications of over 1200 ships.
Blitz Editions. 1995 
Size 9.25 x 12.0 inches. In illustrated hard card covers with matching dustwrapper. 288pp. With colour illustrations and diagrams. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Not price clipped). A clean and tight copy. Illustrated guide with detailed descriptions of over 1200 ships. 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Back of the Wight Yarns of Wrecks and Smuggling., MEW, F.;
20 MEW, F.; Back of the Wight Yarns of Wrecks and Smuggling.
Isle of Wight, The County Press, Newport, 1971 6th imp 
Hardback, 8.5 x 5.5 inches. Red cloth with silver lettering, in original dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper. (DW rubbed, darkened with minor marks on rear, sml tear at top edge.) Cloth slightly rubbed at edges, A Little fading to endpapers else a clean and tight copy. 116pp. With b&w photo illustrations 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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