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Image for "Herzogin Cecilie": Life and Times of a Four Masted Barque (Conway's History of Sail)

"Herzogin Cecilie": Life and Times of a Four Masted Barque (Conway's History of Sail)

By: Greenhill, Basil; Hackman, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd, 1991

Edition: 1st Edition


Large hardcover in Fine condition with slightly shelfworn dustwrapper in otherwise Fine condition. First edition, pp 224, b&w illustrations, appendices, index. The steel, four-masted barque "Herzegin Cecilie" was one of the last great sailing ships that continued to trade successfully up until the 1930s. This book tells her complete story from her launch in 1902 to her loss through stranding on the coast of Devon in 1936. New information has been gleaned from r... View more info

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"Kathleen": Biography of a Sailing Barge

By: Walsh, Richard

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Terence Dalton, 1986

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with lightly faded area to rear hinge but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 190, b&w illustrations, glossary, index. View more info

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100 - Not Out, To Commemorate the Centenary of Savages Ltd (1850-1950) Engineers, Kings Lynn

By: Clark, Ronald H.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: Savages Ltd., 1950

Edition: 1st Edition


Stapled card covers with titles staples slightly rusted, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 35, b&w illustrations. A brochure celebrating 100 years of Savages Ltd Engineers based in Kings Lynn. Very Rare Title View more info

Image for A General and Compleat Treatise on all the Diseases Incident to Children, from their Birth to the Age of Fifteen. With particular instructions to tender mothers, prudent midwives, and careful nurses. The whole made familiar to every capacity. By the learned Dr. John Astruc, Regius Professor of Medicine at Paris. And Chief Physician to his present Majesty the King of France, &c.

A General and Compleat Treatise on all the Diseases Incident to Children, from their Birth to the Age of Fifteen. With particular instructions to tender mothers, prudent midwives, and careful nurses. The whole made familiar to every capacity. By the learned Dr. John Astruc, Regius Professor of Medicine at Paris. And Chief Physician to his present Majesty the King of France, &c.

By: Astruc, John.

Price: £250.00

Publisher: John Nourse, 1746

Edition: 1st English Edition


Hardcover in original full leather binding, spine with some rubbing, hinges slightly cracked at top, five raised bands, all edges rubbed, some scuffing to boards and scratches and some small gouges, corners bumped, some historic worm holes on bottom of the last 20 or so pages and previous owners names on endpapers but otherwise internally and externally Very Good. First English edition, pp x, 229. View more info

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A Goodly Ship: The Building of the Susan Constant.

By: Larkin, David; Spectre, Peter Hal

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Mariner Books, 1992

Edition: 1st Edition


A4 sized illustrated card covers, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good+ condition. First edition, pp 96, colour illustrations throughout. View more info

Image for A Handbook for Travellers in France Part II, Containing: Artois, Champagne, Lorraine, Alsace and the Vosges, Burgundy, Lyons, Marseilles and the Rhone, Franche-Comte, Dauphine, The French Alps, Provence and Nice.

A Handbook for Travellers in France Part II, Containing: Artois, Champagne, Lorraine, Alsace and the Vosges, Burgundy, Lyons, Marseilles and the Rhone, Franche-Comte, Dauphine, The French Alps, Provence and Nice.

By: N/A

Price: £30.00

Publisher: John Murray, 1875

Edition: 5th or later Edition


Hardcover in original cloth covered boards, gilt titles on cover and spine with wear and marking to boards, edges and hinges, corners bumped but otherwise in Very Good condition. Thirteenth edition, pp xii, 323+75pp of adverts, 17 maps and town plans throughout. View more info

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A History of the Peninsular War Volume IX: Modern Studies of the War in Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814.

By: Griffith, Paddy.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books, 1999

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light fading but otherwise in Fine condition. First edition, pp 462, b&w illustrations, appendices, bibliography, index. View more info

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A New Deal in Central Africa.

By: Leys, Colin & Pratt, Cranford.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Heinemann, 1960

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover in Very Good condition, slightly edge rubbed dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp xiv, 226, b&w illustrations, appendix, index. A look at the details surrounding the federation between Northern and Souther Rhodesia. View more info

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A Place Apart: An Anthropological Study of the Icelandic World.

By: Hastrup, Kirsten.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press, 1998. 0198233809, 1998

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardback, Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 227, b&w illustrations, index. An Anthropological Study of the Icelandic World. SCARCE. Shop Shelf. View more info

Image for A Thousand Horatian Quotations with Appreciations of Horace in Ancient Writers.

A Thousand Horatian Quotations with Appreciations of Horace in Ancient Writers.

By: Metcalf, Henry Aiken.

Price: £350.00

Publisher: Boston, The Bibliophile Society, 1904

Edition: Limited Edition


Hardcover with grey crushed Morocco with an ornately decorated vine design in gilt and colour to front and rear boards. Spine with four raised bands and gilt title and design. Inner sides of both boards have the same grey Morocco edges, gilt ruled and inlaid with white Morocco and ornate gilt and colour design, silk front and rear free end papers, all edges gilt, no inscriptions, light grey cloth slipcase and in Fine condition. This is the last volume of a set and was ... View more info

Image for A Thousand Miles Up The Nile, with Upwards of Seventy Illustrations Engraved on Wood by G. Pearson After Finished Drawings Executed on the Spot by the Author.

A Thousand Miles Up The Nile, with Upwards of Seventy Illustrations Engraved on Wood by G. Pearson After Finished Drawings Executed on the Spot by the Author.

By: Edwards, Amelia B.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: George Routledge and Sons, Ltd., 1888

Edition: Revised Edition


Hardcover in publishers original blue cloth with pictorial design to front cover and spine, some minor shelfwear to covers and some slight rubbing to the title on spine but otherwise a Very Good tight copy. Revised and corrected second (cheaper) edition published in 1888 [1877] but also contains preface to first edition, pp xxviii, 499 including appendices, frontis and 16 other illustrations within text (all as called for). One of the earlier female travelers and one of ... View more info

Image for A Voyage up The Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship The Swiftsure, One of the Squadron Under the Command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson, K.B. now Viscount and Baron Nelson of the Nile and Duke of Bronte in Sicily, with a Description of the Battle of the Nile on the First of August 1798 and a Detail of events that occurred subsequent to the battle in various parts of the Mediterranean.

A Voyage up The Mediterranean in His Majesty's Ship The Swiftsure, One of the Squadron Under the Command of Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson, K.B. now Viscount and Baron Nelson of the Nile and Duke of Bronte in Sicily, with a Description of the Battle of the Nile on the First of August 1798 and a Detail of events that occurred subsequent to the battle in various parts of the Mediterranean.

By: Willyams, Rev. Cooper.

Price: £1,250.00

Publisher: London, T. Bensley, Bolt Court for J. White, Horace's Head, Fleet Street., 1802

Edition: 1st Edition


30x25cm approx, Folio with presumed original leather covered boards with gilt tooling to borders, possible newer spine bound under board leather, five raised bands, gilt titles and details including gilt stamped ships and date to foot, board edges rubbed with some leather loss to corners presumed original marbled endpapers with previous owners bookplates, repairs to internal hinges done with similar marbled paper, browning to edges of prelims, all edges marbled in Very ... View more info

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Adomnan's Life of Colomba.

By: Anderson, Alan Orr & Anderson, Marjorie Ogilvie.

Price: £65.00

Publisher: Nelson, 1961

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover in Near Fine condition with edgeworn dustwrapper now enclosed in clear archival wrap. First edition, pp xxiii, 590, index. View more info

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Alone to Everest.

By: Denman, Earl.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Collins, 1954

Edition: 1st Edition


Paper wraps with some wear but otherwise in Very Good condition. Pre-First Edition Advance Proof Copy, pp 255, b&w illusrations. View more info

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An Enquiry into the Nature of Certain Nineteenth Century Pamphlets

By: Carter, John; Pllard, Graham.

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Constable & Co Ltd, 1934

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover in original red cloth covered boards, top edge gilt and some extremely light rubbing to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Near Fine condition, No Jacket. First edition, pp xii,400, 4 plates. Very Scarce exposé of the pamphlet forgeries of Harry Buxton Forman and Thomas J. Wise. Forman and Wise's crimes are generally regarded as one of the most notorious literary scandals of the twentieth century. View more info