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The Heyday of Sail: The Merchant Sailing Ship 1650-1830 (Conways History of the Ship)

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1995

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004570

ISBN: 0851776442

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover with red cloth covered boards, black spine with gilt titles and ruling, very faint faded line on front cover (possibly a printing defect which is barely noticeable), dustwrapper with some marking to front cover but otherwise in Very Good condition. First Limited edition of 2000 [1363], pp 175, b&w illustrations, bibliography, Glossary of Abbreviations, Index. 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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Battleships in Transition: The Creation of the Steam Battlefleet 1815-1860

By: Lambert, Andrew.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005900

ISBN: 085177315X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in cloth covered boards with gilt titles to spine, some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear, small tear to top of rear hinge internally repaired, now enclosed in a clear archival wrap and in otherwise Very Good condition. First edition, pp 160, b&w illustrations, appendices, notes, bibliography, index. A detailed look at the transition to steam battleships between 1815-1860. View more info

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The Ship of the Line - Volume 1&2 - The Development of the Battlefleet: 1650-1850 & Design, Construction and Fittings

By: Lavery, Brian

Price: £90.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1983

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004542

ISBN: 0851772528

Condition: Near Fine


Two Volumes Complete. Hardcovers with some very light shelfwear but otherwise Near Fine, slightly shelfworn dustwrappers in Near Fine condition. First edition, pp 224, 191, b&w illustrations and diagrams, appendices, index. Volume 1: This, the first of a two-volume study, outlines the history and technical development of the battlefleet from 1650-1850. The story of the line-of-battle ship is described in terms of individual vessels and classes, highlighting the factors influencing specific changes in design. Volume 2: Deals with specific characteristics of ships such as hull design and const... View more info

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The Railway and Travel Monthly, Vol XXII & XXIII: 1921.

By: Sekon, G. A. (editor)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: G.A. Sekon: 1921

Seller ID: 005804

Condition: Very Good


Two volumes with blue binders present but magazines not bound in and therefore still have the original pictorial wrappers. Some minor shelf wear and the usual rusting to staples otherwise all Very Good. Colour plate with original pictorial covers and adverts. Complete year's magazines.With six magazines in each volume. With b&w illustrations and some colour plates. 1921. Articles include: Cunard Line Geared Turbine T.S.Steamer: Scythia, The Dover-Ostend Steam packet, Pacific-Steam Navigation Company's geared turbine TS Oropesa, Ireland's Premier Canal, The Zeeland Steamship company, The Yale... View more info

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Great Passenger Ships 1910 -1920.

By: William H. Miller.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The History Press: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005165

ISBN: 0752456636

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, with b&w and colour illustrations. First edition. About the book: It was an age of evolution, when size and speed were almost the ultimate considerations. Bigger was said to be better, and ship owners were not exempted from the prevailing mood, while the German four-stackers of 1897-06 and then Cunard's brilliant Mauretania & Lusitania of 1907 led the way to larger and grander liners. White Star Line countered by 1911 with the Olympic, her sister Titanic, and a near-sister, the Britannic. The French added the France while Cunard took delivery of the beloved A... View more info