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A Modern Sinbad - an autobiography

By: "Sinbad",

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1933

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 4601


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 View more info

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Sailing Directions East & North Coasts of Ireland

By: ,

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Dublin, Irish Cruising Club: 1979

Edition: sixth edition

Seller ID: 1344


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: ... View more info

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Saltwater Tramp

By: Armstrong, Warren

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1944

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 14228


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... View more info

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Man and the Sea - from the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest

By: Banbury, Philip

Price: £6.50

Publisher: Frogmore St Albans, Adlard Coles: 1975

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5314


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 voya... View more info

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The Wreckers - A story of killing seas, false lights and plundered ships

By: Bathurst, Bella

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2005

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4610


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 View more info

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The Wreck of the Memphis

By: Beach, Captain Edward L.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Jarrolds: 1967

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5304


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. Keywor... View more info

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Building Your Own Boat

By: Bell, Graham

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Methuen: 1958

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 12888


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 craf... View more info

The Bonadventure - A Random Journal of an Atlantic Holiday

By: Blunden, Edmund

Price: £4.25

Publisher: London, Duckworth: 1929

Edition: first thus

Seller ID: 11289


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 View more info

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Seafarers, Ships and Cargoes

By: Brooks, Leonard ; Duce, R.H.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, University of London Press: 1951

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16477


Hardback, 217mm x 142mm dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 232+pp. plus index, Black and white illustrations. Photographic illustrations. Good +/NoWrapper. Book has been read, block edges just a little grubby, spine and boards bumped, titles a little faded, clean overall. "First-hand accounts of voyages by ships of the Mercantile Marine written by members of the ships' crews" Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: trade, merchant, vessel, stowag... View more info

The Cruise of the "Cachalot" - Around the World After Sperm Whales

By: Bullen (F.R.G.S.), Frank T.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1931

Edition: third edition

Seller ID: 13919


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 View more info

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The Past Afloat

By: Burton, Anthony

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Andre Deutsch - BBC: 1982

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13150


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, ... View more info

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Attention All Shipping - A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast

By: Connelly, Charlie

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Little, Brown: 2006

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16416


Paperback, 214mm x 134mm , x prelims, 373pp. Good/NoWrapper. Book has been read with spine now creased, foxing to block edges and to opening/closing pages, otherwise clean. An engaging tour of the regions of the UK shipping forecast which "brings to life the places behind the mysterious names." Catalogue: sea voyages. Keywords: shipping, Dogger, Fastnet, Finisterre View more info

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Ships and Sea-Faring - Shown to the Children

By: Cooke, Arthur O.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London & Edinburgh, T.C. & E.C. Jack:

Seller ID: 13565


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, shipp... View more info

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Paddle Steamers

By: Cox, Bernard

Price: £9.00

Publisher: Poole, Blandford Press: 1979

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9927


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, rive... View more info

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Titanic Lives - Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew

By: Davenport-Hines, Richard

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Harper Collins: 2012

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 14833


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 View more info

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Clipper Ships to Ocean Greyhounds

By: de Mierre, H.C.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Harold Starke: 1971

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13148


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, ... View more info

The Expectant Mariner

By: Deane, Shirley

Price: £4.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1962

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Owners inscription

Seller ID: 9930


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 View more info

Lost Warships - An Archaeological Tour of War at Sea

By: Delgado, James P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 2001

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4631


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: Warsh... View more info

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The Ionian Islands to Rhodes - a sea-guide

By: Denham, H.M.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1972

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Previous owner's name

Seller ID: 7137


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... View more info

Windjammer - The Book of the Horn

By: Desmond, Shaw

Price: £28.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1932

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9277


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 ... View more info

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Under Water Exploration - A History

By: Diole, Philippe

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Elek Books: 1954

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13139


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 explorat... View more info

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The Observer's Book of Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London / New York, Frederick Warne: 1973

Seller ID: 14342


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... View more info

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Ships and Seamen of Anglesey 1558-1918

By: Eames, Aled

Price: £38.00

Publisher: Llangefni, The Anglesey Antiquarian Society: 1973

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 13138


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 fl... View more info

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Maiden

By: Edwards (M.B.E.), Tracy ; Madge, Tim

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Simon & Schuster: 1990

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4632


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.... View more info

The Deep Six

By: Edwards, Captain R.G.

Price: £5.50

Publisher: London, Herbert Jenkins: 1964

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 5310


Hardback, 8vo dark blue cloth boards, gilt titles, first edition, 183pp. Very Good/Good +++. Top of block dusty, no other obvious imperfections. Dustwrapper has scratched loss ot top of spine, with laminate cracked at rear by spine, but overall still bright and presentable. Memoirs of a 20th century sea-captain, one of the last generation to literally "learn the ropes" in the age of sail. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: Sailing, ship, captain, marine View more info

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Botter Living - Life on a Dutch Sailing Botter

By: Elwood, Rosalind

Price: £6.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1966

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 9920


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 View more info

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The Third Time Around - The BOC Challenge 1990-91

By: Fairchild, Tony ; Knox-Johnston, Robin

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Robert Hale: 1991

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 4598


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 View more info

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The Voyages of the Great Britain - Life at Sea in the World's First Liner

By: Fogg, Nicholas

Price: £4.75

Publisher: London / Mechanicsburg, PA, Chatham / Stackpole: 2002

Edition: first edition

Seller ID: 16476


Paperback, 215mm x 137mm , 192+pp. plus index, Photographic illustrations. Good +++/NoWrapper. Book is clean with minimal wear. Excellent service history of the great steamship built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel at the height of his Victorian fame. Catalogue: Sea Voyages. Keywords: steam, transatlantic, Australia, Brunel View more info

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.

By: Foster, Cecil

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Martin Hopkinson: 1924

Edition: first edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 5312


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: T... View more info

Blue Angels and Whales

By: Gibbings, Robert

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1946

Edition: second edition

Inscription: Gift Inscription

Seller ID: 4614


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, Gibbi... View more info