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1 A Modern Sinbad - an autobiography
"Sinbad",. George G. Harrap, London, 1933. first edition, Hardback, 8vo maroon cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 4th impression, , 320pp. Fair/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has aged, with general scuffing and dusting of boards, spine faded and discoloured, block edges tanned with dust on top. Foxing to opening and closing pages. Sea tales of a latter-day English Sinbad. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Sea, Sinbad, London. 4601

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Sailing Directions East & North Coasts of Ireland, ,
2 Sailing Directions East & North Coasts of Ireland
,. Irish Cruising Club, Dublin, 1979. sixth edition, Hardback, 25cm x 19cm cream cloth boards, gilt titles, sixth edition, 146+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Good +. Book is tight and clean with no obvious imperfections.1988 supplement booklet within flap on rear inner board. Dustwrapper (now protected) is chipped around edges. Guide for sailors and yachtsmen around the East and Northern coasts of Ireland, compiled by members of the Irish Cruising Club. With twenty pages of photographs. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Ireland, yacht, sailing This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 1344

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Saltwater Tramp, Armstrong, Warren
3 Saltwater Tramp
Armstrong, Warren. Jarrolds, London, 1944. first edition, Hardback, 217mm x 145mm blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 148+pp. Photographic illustrations. Fair/Fair. Gift Inscription. Book is a wartime production - now bumped and worn with edges grubby, somer foxing to block edges and opening/closing pages - generally tired but pages all clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is generally worn and scuffed around edges, with surface chippiong also around edges, front flap clipped, loss at ends of spine. Account of life on the ocean wave as a British merchant seaman in the decades up to the Second World War. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: shipping, merchant, ocean. 14228

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Man and the Sea - from the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest, Banbury, Philip
4 Man and the Sea - from the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest
Banbury, Philip. Adlard Coles, Frogmore St Albans, 1975. first edition, Hardback, 24cm x 16cm brown cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 269pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book tight and solid, with clean boards and spine. Light foxing and some staining to block edges,all pages clean. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear and fading along top, with 1cm tear at top of spine adjacent to front. The authoritative illustrated account of how early European man paddled and sailed on voyages of migration and trade. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: European, sailing, Viking, canoe. 5314

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The Wreckers - A story of killing seas, false lights and plundered ships, Bathurst, Bella
5 The Wreckers - A story of killing seas, false lights and plundered ships
Bathurst, Bella. Harper Collins, London, 2005. first edition, Hardback, 8vo blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xxiii prelims, 326pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Near Fine. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper is near fine. An entertaining and informative account of the events that used to unfold in British coastal communities, on the occasion of cargo ships being wrecked close to shore. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Shipwreck, plunder, loot, orgy. 4610

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The Wreck of the Memphis, Beach, Captain Edward L.
6 The Wreck of the Memphis
Beach, Captain Edward L.. Jarrolds, London, 1967. first edition, Hardback, 8vo black cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 312pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Spine and boards a little bumped and scuffed at corners, light staining to base of block,edges generally dusty with some speckling on right edge. Dustwrapper (now protected) has chipped ends of spine - overall bright and clean. The story of the 1916 wreck of one of the largest US Navy cruisers ever built. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Memphis, shipwreck, Santo Domingo. 5304

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Building Your Own Boat, Bell, Graham
7 Building Your Own Boat
Bell, Graham. Methuen, London, 1958. first edition, Hardback, 205mm x 135mm dark blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 194+pp. plus advertisments, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Exterior nice and clean, though front board advanced 5mm ahead of rear. Foxing and some wear to block edges, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper is generally worn and grubby around edges, with creasing under laminate at front and rear. A start-to-finish guide for the serious nautical craftsman who seeks to build his own sailing vessel. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: timber, sail, cruiser, yacht. 12888

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8 The Bonadventure - A Random Journal of an Atlantic Holiday
Blunden, Edmund. Duckworth, London, 1929. first thus, Hardback, 175mm x 116mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first thus, 192pp. plus advertisments,Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read but basically clean. Spine and boards bumped, spine colour a little faded. New Readers' Library edition of Blunden's maritime travelogue first publsihed in 1922. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: wind, sail, sea, maritime. 11289

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9 The Cruise of the "Cachalot" - Around the World After Sperm Whales
Bullen (F.R.G.S.), Frank T.. John Murray, London, 1931. third edition, Hardback, 176mm x 115mm green cloth boards, black titles, third edition, 9th impression, , vii prelims, 375pp. Good/NoWrapper. Spine and boards scuffed and darkened by age, block edges also darkened but pages clean and binding good. First published in 1898, this is a later Murray's Library edition of Bullen's hands-on account of whaling in the oceans of the world. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: whale, humpback, ocean, Japan. 13919

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The Past Afloat, Burton, Anthony
10 The Past Afloat
Burton, Anthony. Andre Deutsch - BBC, London, 1982. first edition, Hardback, 254mm x 194mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 191pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Illustrations by Clive Coote. Good +++/Good +++. Book has been handled, some foxing to top block edge, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper has some wear along top edges, some light indentations from handling. TV series tie-in book which offers a fine overview of Britain's long seafaring history, illustrated with stunning photographs by Coote. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: seafaring, maritime, shipping, empire. 13150

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Riders of the Storm - The Story of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, Cameron, Ian
11 Riders of the Storm - The Story of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution
Cameron, Ian. Weidenfeld & Nicolson, London, 2002. first edition, Hardback, 25cm x 20cm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 256pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book has been read, spine a little bumped. Dustwrapper has been handled occasionally. Illustrated history of a great British charitable institution. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: RNLI, Darling, lifeboat, coastguard. 4605

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Ships and Sea-Faring - Shown to the Children, Cooke, Arthur O.
12 Ships and Sea-Faring - Shown to the Children
Cooke, Arthur O.. T.C. & E.C. Jack, London & Edinburgh, Hardback, 165mm x 120mm light blue cloth boards, gilt titles, , viii prelims, 120+pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Block edges grubby and ragged, exterior bumped and scuffed at edges, hint of foxing to opening/closing pages, p.31 torn. Undated but likely c.1920 volume from Shown to the Children series which offers a readable little account of life at sea. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: dredger, panama, maritime, shipping. 13565

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Paddle Steamers, Cox, Bernard
13 Paddle Steamers
Cox, Bernard. Blandford Press, Poole, 1979. first edition, Hardback, 283mm x 207mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 223pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Book is not new and has been read but no obvious imperfections. Block edges perhaps a little grubby in places. Dustwrapper (now protected) has just a little wear and darkening along top edges. "A pictorial account of side and sternwheelers in all their roles, from ocean-going liners to warhsips, river exploration craft to excursion steamers." Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: paddle, steamer, Mississippi This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 9927

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Two Years Before the Mast - A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea, Dana (Jr.), Richard Henry;   Philbrick, Thomas         (ed)
14 Two Years Before the Mast - A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea
Dana (Jr.), Richard Henry; Philbrick, Thomas (ed). Penguin, New York, 1986. first thus, Paperback, 197mm x 127mm , 572pp. plus advertisments,Good +++/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Paperback is clean with minimal wear, no creasing. Penguin edition of a brutally honest 1840 account of a return voyage from Boston to California via the Cape, latterly edited and introduced by Philbrick. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Califorrnia, mariner, shipping, Horn. 14229

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Titanic Lives - Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew, Davenport-Hines, Richard
15 Titanic Lives - Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew
Davenport-Hines, Richard. Harper Collins, London, 2012. first edition, Hardback, 240mm x 157mm red cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 404+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Block edges grubby from handling, book otherwise clean and tight. Dustwrapper is clean with some light wear from handling. A well-told collection of human stories from across all decks of the transatlantic liner on its doomed maiden voyage of 1912. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Astor, iceberg, steerage, class. 14833

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Clipper Ships to Ocean Greyhounds, de Mierre, H.C.
16 Clipper Ships to Ocean Greyhounds
de Mierre, H.C.. Harold Starke, London, 1971. first edition, Hardback, 235mm x 168mm green cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, ix prelims, 320pp. Black and white illustrations. Good +/Good +. Hardback is ex-lib with stickers and stamps, has been well read with edges now grubby. Dustwrapper (now secured firmly with tape) is worn at edges with grubby marks on rear. Front flap clipped. An account of 15 years' service on the clipper ships of James Nourse Ltd. In the early 20th century. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Clyde, Rhine, sail, clipper. 13148

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17 The Expectant Mariner
Deane, Shirley. John Murray, London, 1962. first edition, Hardback, 22cm x 14cm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 216pp. Good/NoWrapper. Owners inscription. Book has been read. Block darkened by age, some grubbiness and foxing also to edges. Else clean and tight. Account of a Mediterranean voyage from Nice to Corsica via Elba by sail. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: sail, yacht, Mediterranean. 9930

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18 Lost Warships - An Archaeological Tour of War at Sea
Delgado, James P.. Conway Maritime Press, London, 2001. first edition, Hardback, 286mm x 236mm dark blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, xvii prelims, 190pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Near Fine/Very Good. Book is near fine. Dustwrapper has just a little shelfwear to top else near fine. Superb, large-scale volume, written by a global shipwreck expert, looking at the history of warships through the evidence of wrecks. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Warship, wreck, longship, Mary Rose This book is unusually heavy or large and may attract a higher postage charge than automatically calculated on the website. If so we will make contact to agree any additional postal charges before completing any transaction.. 4631

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The Ionian Islands to Rhodes - a sea-guide, Denham, H.M.
19 The Ionian Islands to Rhodes - a sea-guide
Denham, H.M.. John Murray, London, 1972. first edition, Hardback, 242mm x 170mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xx prelims, 130+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good/Less than good. Previous owner's name. Damp fading to top of spine and adjacent boards, light differential fading to endpapers, block edges a little grubby, pages otherwise clean. Dustwrapper (now protected) is worn, with loss of 10-15% of front at top. Guide for the yachtsman around the coasts of Ionia. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Ionia, sea, sail, yacht. 7137

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Mr Bligh's Bad Language - Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty, Dening, Greg
20 Mr Bligh's Bad Language - Passion, Power and Theatre on the Bounty
Dening, Greg. Canto - Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1994. first thus, Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , xii prelims, 445pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Paperback has been read and has some evidence of handling including a little creasing to spine. Canto paperback edition of Dening's 1992 account of the theatrical nature of mutinous events on the Bounty - and afterwards on Tahiti and Pitcairn. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Bounty, mutiny, Pitcairn, Bligh. 9916

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21 Windjammer - The Book of the Horn
Desmond, Shaw. Hutchinson, London, 1932. first edition, Hardback, 238mm x 154mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 414+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good/NoWrapper. Book in good condition given age. Spine and boards nice and clean, just a little fraying at top of spine. Block also clean save for isolated pencil marks, also some grubbiness and foxing to edges. Pages just a little wobbly also, though no evidence of dampening or crinkling. Superb account of a voyage round the fabled Cape Horn in a traditional sailing ship. With 99 photographs. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Albatross, Horn, sail. 9277

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Under Water Exploration - A History, Diole, Philippe
22 Under Water Exploration - A History
Diole, Philippe. Elek Books, London, 1954. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 142mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 118+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Spine a little bumped with titles faded, block edges just a little darkened by age, differential fading to endpapers, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper (now protected) has some wear and chipping to edges, rear a little grubby from handling and age. In translation from the author's French by H.M. Burton, this is a fine overview of underwater exploration as practised from ancient times up to the early 1950s. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: archaeology, Piccard, bathyscope, diving bell. 13139

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The Observer's Book of Ships, Dodman, Frank E.
23 The Observer's Book of Ships
Dodman, Frank E.. Frederick Warne, London / New York, 1973. Hardback, 145mm x 93mm blue cloth boards, black titles, , 192+pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good +. Book has been handled, some bumping and fading to exterior ages, tipp-ex mark to inner front board, else clean and tight. Dustwrapper has minimal wear from handling, spine colour faded. Pocket guide to the great ships of the world at sea in the early 1970s, including merchant ships, fishing vessels, warships and sailing ships, illustrated with drawings and photos. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: ferry, destroyer, tanker, marine. 14342

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Ships and Seamen of Anglesey 1558-1918, Eames, Aled
24 Ships and Seamen of Anglesey 1558-1918
Eames, Aled. The Anglesey Antiquarian Society, Llangefni, 1973. first edition, Hardback, 222mm x 144mm blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 674+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +/Good. Book has been well read with light wear and some signs of ageing but no serious imperfections. Dustwrapper is worn and chipped around edges, spine frayed at top end, spine colour also faded. Impressive and comprehensive history of the maritime tradition of the people of Anglsey over 350+ years, with rare photographs, plans, drawings and fleet lists. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Tara, Menai, maritime, shipping. 13138

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Maiden, Edwards (M.B.E.), Tracy ;   Madge, Tim
25 Maiden
Edwards (M.B.E.), Tracy ; Madge, Tim. Simon & Schuster, London, 1990. first edition, Hardback, 255mm x 200mm black cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 2nd impression, , 224pp. Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Book is not new but has no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has just a little shelfwear along top. Together with Tim Madge, Edwards tells her amazing story of how she put together a crew of women, and sailed around the world in a boat called Maiden. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Edwards, Maiden, circumnavigation. 4632

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Botter Living - Life on a Dutch Sailing Botter, Elwood, Rosalind
26 Botter Living - Life on a Dutch Sailing Botter
Elwood, Rosalind. Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1966. first edition, Hardback, 210mm x 140mm maroon cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 126+pp. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +. Book is not new and has been read but still clean and tight with no obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has some grubbiness from handling and chipping around edges. Account of life as a full-time resident of a traditional Dutch sailing boat - on the Essex coast of England. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Botter, sail, Dutch, Essex. 9920

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The Third Time Around - The BOC Challenge 1990-91, Fairchild, Tony ;   Knox-Johnston, Robin
27 The Third Time Around - The BOC Challenge 1990-91
Fairchild, Tony ; Knox-Johnston, Robin. Robert Hale, London, 1991. first edition, Hardback, 250mm x 196mm blue cloth boards, silver gilt titles, first edition, 184pp. plus index, Colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Very Good/Very Good. Top of block a little dusty else near fine. Dustwrapper (now protected) is near fine save some wobbling of rear. The official account of the world's most challenging yacht race. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Yacht, BOC, Newport, Jeantot. 4598

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28 1700 Miles in Open Boats - The Story of the Loss of the S.S. Trevessa in the Indian Ocean, and the Voyage of her boats to safety.
Foster, Cecil. Martin Hopkinson, London, 1924. first edition, Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, xii prelims, 173pp. plus appendix/appendicies, plus advertisments, Photographic illustrations. Fair/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Spine and boards bumped, with wobbling to boards surfaces. Block edges grubby and a little ragged, notably on base. Some occasional foxing on pages. Fold-out map at rear clean and uncreased. Epic tale of survival on the High Seas in 1923. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Trevessa, shipwreck, lifeboat. 5312

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29 Blue Angels and Whales
Gibbings, Robert. J.M. Dent, London, 1946. second edition, Hardback, 8vo blue decorated boards, gilt titles, second edition, 114pp. Black and white illustrations. Illustrations by Robert Gibbings. Good +++/NoWrapper. Gift Inscription. Post-war austerity production.but actually quite sturdy. Book is certainly not new but no obvious imperfections. Second edition of Gibbings' popular account of his travels under the seas of the worlds, with his own underwater drawings. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Tahiti, Bermuda, Gibbings. 4614

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Wandering Beauties - The Story of Sail, Gibson, Charles
30 Wandering Beauties - The Story of Sail
Gibson, Charles. Abelard-Schumann, London, 1960. first edition, Hardback, 8vo cream cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 205pp. Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +++/Good +++. Spine bumped, differential fading to endpapers. Text clean and unmarked. Dustwrapper has some shelfwear, with small tear to base of rear. Collection of episodic chapters, building into a short-compass history of human seagoing under sail, in war and in peace. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Sail, Phoenecia, galley, history. 4593

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