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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.

By: N/A

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Iliffe and Sons Ltd. London. 1955 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 70763


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 h... View more info

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At War With The Smugglers.

By: ARNOLD-FORSTER, REAR ADMIRAL D:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Ward, Lock & Co. 1936 (1st.ed.):

Seller ID: 75543


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 author... View more info

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The Confessions of a Seaman.

By: BLUNDELL, Peter;

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Arrowsmith, London. 1924 1st edition:

Seller ID: 75357


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. View more info

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Looming Lights. A True Story of the Lightships. Introduced by Sir G. Callender.

By: CARTER, G. GOLDSMITH;

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Constable 1945 (1st.).:

Seller ID: 75509


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. View more info

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Betwixt the Forelands Author of “The Wreck of The Grosvenor,” etc.

By: CLARK RUSSELL, W.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Sampson Low Marston Searle & Rivington, 1889:

Seller ID: 80114


Hardback, 8 x 5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt and black lettering, with colour pictorial design to front and spine. Decorative floral endpapers. In very good condition. Some minor rubbing to corners and ends of spine, some minor handling marks to boards. Bottom front corner slightly bumped. Partial crack between front endpaper, with neat inscription to front “To my dear Father, with love, Marie, 1897.” Some foxing spots to prelims, tile page and frontis darken... View more info

From Hope’s Nose to St.Alban’s Head Dorset, Devon Shipwrecks.

By: CLARKE, NIGEL J.:

Price: £5.00

Publisher: N.J.Clarke. n.d. ca1989:

Seller ID: 69968


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. View more info

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Paddle Steamers.

By: COX, Bernard;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Blandford Press. 1979 1st:

Seller ID: 75413


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. View more info

Our Waterways. A History of Inland Navigation Considered as a Branch of Water Conservancy.

By: FORBES, Urquhart A.; ASHFORD, W. H. R.;

Price: £16.00

Publisher: John Murray. London. 1906 1st:

Seller ID: 74814


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. View more info

Merchant Fleets in Profile. 3. The Ships of the Union, Castle & Union-Castle, Allan and Canadian Pacific Lines.

By: HAWS, Duncan;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge. 1979 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74761


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. View more info

Merchant Fleets in Profile. 4. The Ships of the Hamburg America, Alder and Carr Lines.

By: HAWS, Duncan;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Patrick Stephens, Cambridge. 1980 1st edition:

Seller ID: 74762


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. View more info

Nautical Tables: Sanctioned for Use in the Royal Navy, Designed for The Use of British Seamen.

By: Inman, Rev James

Price: £13.00

Publisher: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson Ltd 1922:

Seller ID: 52503


Bound in brown half calf leather binding. 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. 490pp. Inmans nautical tables first published in 1821, were in the year 1910 thoroughly revised and in this edition, brought up to date. (1922). View more info

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.

By: IRVING, Commander J.:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London. Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. 1949:

Seller ID: 59906


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 yachtsme... View more info

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Back of the Wight Yarns of Wrecks and Smuggling.

By: MEW, F.;

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Isle of Wight, The County Press, Newport, 1971 6th imp:

Seller ID: 77239


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 View more info

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Great Shipwrecks and Castaways. Authentic Accounts of Disasters at Sea.

By: NEIDER, Charles;

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Dorset Press, New York 1990:

Seller ID: 75470


Approx 8.5 x 6 ins. Half bound in black cloth to spine and blue paper covered boards. In original glossy dustwrapper. In near fine condition with near fine dustwrapper. 238pp. View more info

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Fifty Years With the Prince Line 1913-1963

By: PROCTOR, Capt. R. C.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Devon, Arthur H. Stockwell, 1967 1st edition:

Seller ID: 79001


Hardback, 7 x 5 inches. Blue cloth with black lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrap (DW edges rubbed, in protective sleeve.) Neat inscription to front “H.R. Worker, York.” Else a very clean and tight copy. 143pp. Illustrated with 20 B&W photo plates of ships. View more info

The Story of the Four Eddystone Lighthouses.

By: SANDERSON, ROBERT:

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Caradon Printers. n.d. ca 1980.:

Seller ID: 70088


Size 8.0 x 10.0 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In very good condition. A clean and tight copy. 16pp. With b/w illustrations and musical notation. The story of the Lighthouses built on the Eddystone Rock by Winstanley, Rudyerd, Smeaton and Douglass. With map of wrecks and song. View more info

Hampshire & Dorset Shipwrecks.

By: SMITH, GRAHAM:

Price: £4.00

Publisher: Countryside Books. 1995 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 69775


Size 5.75 x 8.25 inches. In illustrated limp card covers. In near fine condition. Old price label to front. A very clean and tight copy. 127pp. With b/w photographs and illustrations in text. The author tells the stories behind the most dramatic and unusual of the many shipwrecks on the coasts of Hampshire and Dorset. View more info