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Image for Warship International Vol. VIII, No. 4, December 31, 1971

Warship International Vol. VIII, No. 4, December 31, 1971

By: N/A

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004537

Condition: Very Good


A4 sized illustrated card covers, some shelfwear and marking to covers and slight discolouration to spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. Vol. VIII, No. 4, pp 324-446, b&w illustrations throughout, fold out cutaway of USS Albany. View more info

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Babcock & Wilcox Patent Water Tube Marine Boilers.

By: N/A

Price: £75.00

Publisher: Babcock & Wilcox: 1899

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005655

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, illustrated paper covered boards with cloth spine, rubbed edges and corners, some marking to front and rear covers but otherwise in Good condition commensurate with age. Presumed first edition, pp 117, b&w illustrations, charts and graphs. Numerous ships and specifications listed. View more info

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Shipcraft 12 - Essex Class Aircraft Carriers of the Second World War

By: Backer, Steve

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing / Classic Warships Publishing: 2009

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004594

ISBN: 1848320183

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated card covers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 64, colour illustrations, references. The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. View more info

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The Wreckers: A Story of Killing Seas, False Lights and Plundered Ships.

By: Bathurst, Bella.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, 2005. 007170327: 2005

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 583

Condition: Fine


Hardback in Fine condition, complete with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, ppxxiv, 326. "From all around Britain, Bathurst has uncovered the secret history of ships and shipwreck victims, from shoreline orgies so dionysian that few participants survived until morning to crofts fitted with silver candelabra, and from coastlines rigged like stage sets to the strange tale of Britain's Royal Fish. S7. View more info

Image for Le Vaisseau de 74 canons (Collection Archéologie navale française) Volume 2

Le Vaisseau de 74 canons (Collection Archéologie navale française) Volume 2

By: Boudriot, Jean

Price: £85.00

Publisher: Éditions des Quatre Seigneurs: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004539

ISBN: 2852310090

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in coarse blue cloth binding, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper with two small closed tears internally repaired and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 212, numerous b&w illustrations and diagrams as well as several fold out diagrams. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 3KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

Image for Frégate de 18 - LA VENUS de l`ingenieur Sané, 1782, Monographie.

Frégate de 18 - LA VENUS de l`ingenieur Sané, 1782, Monographie.

By: Boudriot, Jean.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: Collection archéologie navale française: 0

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004540

Condition: Fine


Cloth covered binder in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, 73 page guide to plates with b&w illustrations and diagrams, measurements table, naval colours chart, 13 loose folding plates. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. View more info

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Return to One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May

By: Brockie, Keith

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Birlinn Ltd: 2012

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003350

ISBN: 1841589748

Condition: As New


Hardcover, As New. First edition, colour illustrations. Keith Brockie's One Man's Island: Paintings and Sketches from the Isle of May (1984), immediately became one of the bestselling Scottish natural history books of all time. The combination of breathtaking wildlife images with notes and background information, captured unforgettably the beauty of nature, and in particular that of the Isle of May, a little gem of an island in the Firth of Forth. The packed weight of this book is over 1kg so for UK First Class or Overseas we may ask for additional postage. Since then Brockie has constantl... View more info

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Steam Packets on the Chesapeake: A History of the Old Bay Line Since 1840.

By: Brown, Alexander Crosby.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Cornell Maritime Press.: 1961

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003326

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in Very Good condition with dustwrapper in Very Good condition, now in clear archival wrap. First edition, b&w illustrations, index. View more info

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Paddle Warships: The Earliest Naval Steamers, 1815-51 (Conway's Ship Types)

By: Brown, D. K.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004530

ISBN: 0851776167

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some creasing around the front hinge area but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 94, b&w illustrations throughout, index. View more info

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Leslie A. Wilcox: R.I., R.S.M.A.

By: Carr, Frank G.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: F. Lewis Publishers, 1977. 853170495: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 707

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition - blue boards with gilt lettering to the front and spine, dust wrapper in very good condition with clear archival wrapper - price clipped, front panel tipped in causing some creasing; First edition, limited to 600 copies, pp 47 followed by 39 pages of b&w reproductions of Leslie Wilcox art including two tipped in colour plates; A collection of noted marine artist Leslie Wilcox's most famous paintings. S6. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QU... View more info

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Leslie A. Wilcox: R.I., R.S.M.A.

By: Carr, Frank G.G.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: F. Lewis Publishers, 1977. 853170495: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004703

Condition: Very Good


Hardback, in Very Good condition - blue boards with gilt lettering to the front and spine, dust wrapper with some shelfwear and small tears internally repaired but otherwise in very good condition with clear archival wrapper - price clipped, front panel tipped in causing some creasing; First edition, limited to 600 copies, pp 47 followed by 39 pages of b&w reproductions of Leslie Wilcox art including two tipped in colour plates; A collection of noted marine artist Leslie Wilcox's most famous paintings. S6. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS... View more info

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Shipcraft 1 - German Pocket Battleships

By: Chesneau, Roger

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004579

ISBN: 1861762097

Condition: Near Fine


Illustrated hardcovers, some light wear to top corners but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 64, colour and b&w illustrations, references. The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. View more info

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Days of Orkney Steam.

By: Cormack, Alastair and Anne.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Kirkwall Press, 1971.: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 923

Condition: Very Good


Hardback in original cloth covers, gilt title on spine, in very good condition With dustwrapper in very good condition. In clear archival wrapper. First edition, SCARCE COPY, with b&w photographs and ink illustrations. Map of Orkney on end papers. With appendices, bibliography and index. An interesting and well-researched history of the steam-powered boats that had served the islands and communities of Orkney for over 100 years, ending in July 1969 when the last of the breed was finally replaced by diesel-engined vessels. It includes detailed fleet lists, timetables, Rescue Services and ope... View more info

Celebration of Sail: The Marine Art of Roy Cross RSMA

By: Cross, Roy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Crowood Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004672

ISBN: 1861267150

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 128, b&w and colour illustrations throughout. This beautiful book features paintings by one of the foremost marine painters working today. Over more than thirty years Roy Cross has created a volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, for the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. This book is the first review of Roy's marine paintings to be published. Dozens of his best paintings are showcased in full colour and accompanied by detailed captions ... View more info

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Celebration of Sail: The Marine Art of Roy Cross RSMA

By: Cross, Roy

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Crowood Press: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004616

ISBN: 1861267150

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 128, b&w and colour illustrations throughout. This beautiful book features paintings by one of the foremost marine painters working today. Over more than thirty years Roy Cross has created a volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, for the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. This book is the first review of Roy's marine paintings to be published. Dozens of his best paintings are showcased in full colour and accompanied by detailed captions ... View more info

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The Tall Ship in Art

By: Cross, Roy; Gardner, Derek; Groves, John; Hunt, Geoff; Myers, Mark

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Blandford: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004671

ISBN: 0713726946

Condition: Fine


Oblong hardcover in Fine condition with Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 144, very high quality colour illustrations throughout. Five world-class marine artists exhibit some of the most breathtaking paintings of ships ever published, in huge, oversize, full-color gallery-quality reproductions. Along with the gorgeous art comes the artists' own descriptions of their subjects and explanations of how they executed their work. The term "tall ships" calls to mind the majestic beauties that graced America's Bicentennial, but this collection also features paintings of such immortals as t... View more info

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Anchors

By: Curryer, Betty Nelson

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Chatham Publishing: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004647

ISBN: 1861760809

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers, in Fine condition. First edition, pp 160, b&w illustrations, bibliography, index. The anchor is probably the most important piece of equipment on any vessel - even a nuclear submarine carries one - and in addition it is one of the most common motifs and symbols on land, appearing in heraldic designs, on pub signs and in churchyard sculpture. View more info

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The Schooner: Its Design and Development from 1600 to the Present

By: David R. MacGregor

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Chatham: 1997

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004651

ISBN: 1861760205

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition with dustwrapper in Fine condition. First edition, pp 192, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, index. This work is a comprehensive history of the development of the schooner from its emergence in Holland in the early years of the 17th century, right up to the present when the rig is experiencing a renaissance with luxury charter vessels. Though cargo-carrying was the main use to which schooners were put in Britain, America and Canada, there were also fishing schooners, pilot boats, Baltimore clippers, shallops, colonial schooners, naval schooners and yachts.... View more info

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The Tea Clippers: Their History and Development 1833-1875.

By: David R. MacGregor

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1983

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 004601

ISBN: 0851772560

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, one small bump to bottom of front board and some small stains to bottom corner of final few pages but otherwise in Very Good Condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, some small stains to inside of dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. Third edition, revised and expanded, pp 256, b&w illustrations, appendix, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. DUE TO THE LARGE SIZE OF THIS BOOK, IT MAY BE SHIPPED AS A MEDIUM WHICH MAY INCUR FURTHER COSTS. View more info

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Pepys's Navy: Ships, Men & Warfare 1649-89

By: Davies, J. D.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Seaforth Publishing: 2008

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004584

ISBN: 1848320140

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover in Near Fine condition with Near Fine dustwrapper. First edition, pp 304, b&w and colour illustrations throughout, notes, appendix, index. All aspects of the English navy in the second half of the seventeenth century are comprehensively described in this book by one of Britain's leading authorities of a period that witnessed the creation of a permanent naval service. One of the book's most significant players is Samuel Pepys, whose tireless work over thirty years did so much to develop systems for construction and administration that prepared the navy for its global struggle w... View more info