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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 harbour design. 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 authorities and the Smugglers, as well as homely annals of the Collector's family. 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

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

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Memorials of the Goodwin Sands An Their surroundings, Legendary and Historical. With Maps, Charts and Illustrations.

By: GATTIE, George Byng:

Price: £50.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Allen & Co., 1890 1st:

Seller ID: 80649


Hardback, 8 x 5.5 inches. Navy blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine and front with gilt pictorial design to front. Black endpapers. In very good condition. Corners a little bumped with some rubbing to ends of spine. A couple of light handling marks to cloth. “WH smith” embossed stamp to front endpaper. Faint pink mark to middle of outer page edges else inside pages all very clean and tight. 297pp + cat. Illustrated with 19 B&W plates. View more info

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Mysteries on the High Seas

By: MacDOUGALL, Philip:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, David & Charles, 1984 1st:

Seller ID: 81783


Hardback, approx 8.5 x 5.5 inches. In dark blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated glossy dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW very good, some minor fading to spine. Not clipped.) Cloth clean, no penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 192pp. Illustrated with 24 B&W photo plates. 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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150 Years of The Maltese Cross 1840-1990 The Story of Tyne, Blyth and Wear Tug Companies.

By: PROUD, John H.:

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Tyne & Wear, Tyne & Wear Tugs Ltd. 1993 1st:

Seller ID: 82104


Large hardback, 13 x 9.5 inches. Blue paper covered boards with glossy illustrated dustwrapper. In very good near fine condition with very good near fine dustwrapper (DW some minor rubbing to top edge, some minor handling marks.) Covers clean and bright. No penned inscriptions. Else pages all very clean and tight throughout. Else a very clean and tight copy. 264pp. Colour frontis plate. B&W photo illustrated endpapers, with many b&W photo illustrations throughout. 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

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Salvesen of Leith

By: VAMPLEW, Wray:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Edinburgh & London, Scottish Academic Press, 1975 1st edition:

Seller ID: 81483


Hardback, approx 9 x 5.5 inches. Blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (DW some rubbing to edges, some minor handling marks, not price clipped.) Cloth clean. Pages all clean and tight. No penned inscriptions. Else a very clean and tight copy. 311pp. Illustrated with 49 photo plates including plans. View more info

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Posted Missing The Story of Ships Lost Without Trace in Recent Years.

By: VILLIERS, ALAN:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton, 1975 repr:

Seller ID: 81482


Hardback, approx 9.5 x 6 inches. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. In illustrated dustwrapper. Maps to endpapers. In very good near fine condition with very good dustwrapper (DW spine slightly faded on spine, rubbing to edges, small tear to rear corner. some minor handling marks, not price clipped.) Cloth clean. Pages all clean and tight. Else a very clean and tight copy. 310pp. With B&W photo plates and illustrated diagrams. View more info