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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: 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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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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The Line of Battle: The Sailing Warship 1650-1840

By: Gardiner, Robert

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1992

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005271

ISBN: 085177606X

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover with some very light shelfwear to bottom of spine but otherwise Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some minor creasing to area near top of spine and some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. Limited First edition (1112/2000), pp 208, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, glossary, 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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Sail's Last Century: The Merchant Sailing Ship 1830-1930. (Conway's History of the Ship)

By: Gardiner, Robert.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 005270

ISBN: 0851776191

Condition: As New


Large hardcover in As New condition with As New dustwrapper. Limited First Edition (1112/2000), pp 176, b&w illustrations and diagrams throughout, bibliography, 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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Sail's Last Century: Merchant Sailing Ship, 1830-1930 (Conway's History of the Ship)

By: Greenhill, Basil

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1993

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004573

ISBN: 0851775659

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover, some light edgewear and slight staining to top edge of dustwrapper and text block, internally unneffected and small bumps to boards and dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 176, b&w illustrations, graphs and diagrams throughout, bibliography, glossary, 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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"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

Seller ID: 004686

ISBN: 085177556X

Condition: Fine


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 records not previously available. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, SO FOR UK FIRST CLASS AND INTERNATIONAL, ADDITI... View more info

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Sea Trading and Sea Training: Being a Short History of the Firm of Devitt and Moore.

By: Jones, Clement.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold & Co.: 1936

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004733

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover in publisher's original blue cloth with some shelfwear otherwise in Very Good condition; new end papers that have been reinforced with binders tape sewn in; some minor foxing, dustwrapper has some marking and shelfwear and has been repaired internally with some small infilled patches. First edition, pp 192, frontis plus 23 other full page b&w illustrations. History of a British sea trading firm and predominantly concerned with sailing ships, including the Parramatta, Sobraon, Port Jackson and the Medway. View more info

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The Last Sailing Battlefleet: Maintaining Naval Mastery, 1815-50.

By: Lambert, Professor Andrew D.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press Ltd: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 005302

ISBN: 0851775918

Condition: Very Good


Large Hardback with some bumping and scraping to bottom of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, dust wrapper with small chip missing from bottom of spine & price clipped untidily but otherwise also in Very Good condition. First edition, pp214, b&w illustrations, bibliography and index. In an archival wrapper. The Last Sailing Battlefleet: Maintaining Naval Mastery, 1815-1850. 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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The Great Age of Sail.

By: Lausanne, Edita.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1967

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 004695

Condition: Near Fine


Large hard cover in Near Fine condition, slightly shelfworn dustwrapper but otherwise in Very Good condition. Revised, reduced and unabridged version of first edition, pp 244, b&w illustrations throughout, index. An illustrated history of sailing ships. 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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The Sailor's Coast.

By: Leather, John.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins, 1979. 0214205932: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 1429

ISBN: 0214205932

Condition: Fine


Hardback, in Fine condition with dustwrapper in clear archival wrap, missing a small piece at head of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 112, numerous b&w illustrations throughout. A photographic look at sailing on England's East coast. S22. View more info

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The Sailing Navy List: All the Ships of the Royal Navy - Built, Purchased and Captured, 1688-1855

By: Lyon, David

Price: £135.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press: 1993

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 004606

ISBN: 0851776175

Condition: Very Good


Large hardcover with some light shelfwear to head and foot of spine but otherwise Very Good, dustwrapper with light shelfwear to head and foot of spine but otherwise in Very Good condition, now enclosed in a clear archival wrapper. Limited First edition of 1000 [386], pp xv, 367, b&w illustrations and diagrams, index View more info

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Tall Ships Picture Souvenir.

By: Mackay, Hamish & Allan, Kenny.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Abedeen | Journals Ltd: 1991

Seller ID: 005936

Condition: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition, with pp44, with colour illustrations. With pp 44. Picture souvenir of tall ships. View more info

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Lonely Ships: Sailing Ships of J.Hardie & Co.and the "Archibald Russell"

By: Mowat, Harry G.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: New Cherwell Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 004701

ISBN: 1900312050

Condition: Fine


Hardcover in Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, Author's Signature on title page, pp 215, b&w illustrations throughout, fleet list, references, general index, index of ships, index of cargoes, includes a handwritten note from the author to a previous owner. View more info

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Hjortspring: A Pre-Roman Iron Age Warship in Context (Ships & Boats of the North)

By: Ole Crumlin-Pedersen; Athena Trakadas

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Viking Ship Museum: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 007437

ISBN: 8785180521

Condition: Near Fine


Large hardcover, some very light shelfwear but otherwise in Near Fine condition. First edition, Signed and Inscribed on ffep to a previous owner - signed "Ole", pp 293, b&w and colour illustrations, references, index. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 2KG, ADDITIONAL POSTAGE COSTS WILL BE REQUIRED. The Hjortsping boat, fully excavated in the 1920s, is arguably the most important archaeological find from early Iron Age Scandinavia. This volume forms the first English-language analysis of the find and its context, beginning with the background to the discovery and excavation of th... View more info

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Captured at Sea: Merchant Ships Captures in the South West Seas of Britain in the Time of Napoleon 1803-1815

By: Rees, Colin R & Clark, Peter.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Self-Published: 2011

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed and Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005890

Condition: Fine


Illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, Signed & Inscribed by Author to previous owner on half title page, pp xv, 155, indices including lists of ships and their captains. During the Napoleonic Wars of 1803 - 1815 many British merchant ships were captured and their crews were imprisoned in France. The book gives a brief background of Napoleon and his war with Britain and also the activity of the other countries which upset much of British shipping at the time. This book has concentrated on the ships sailing in and out of ports in the South West seas of Britain. View more info

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Scotland's sailing fishermen: The history of the Scottish herring boom

By: Richard Hallewell

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Hallewell Publications: 1991

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 006883

ISBN: 1872405010

Condition: Fine


Stapled pamphlet with illustrated card covers in Fine condition. First edition, pp 32, b&w illustrations View more info

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The Galway Hookers: Sailing Work Boats of Galway Bay

By: Richard J. Scott

Price: £70.00

Publisher: A. K. Ilen Company: 2004

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 007181

ISBN: 0954791509

Condition: New


Illustrated card cover, unread and in New condition. Revised Fourth Edition, pp160, b&w and colour illustrations throughout, index of boat names. DVD attached to inside of rear cover - Huiceiri (Hookers) View more info

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Sailing Ships of Camogli.

By: Schiaffino, Pro

Price: £12.00

Publisher: SAGEP Editrice,Italy: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004611

ISBN: 8870582531

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover in Near Fine condition, dustwrapper with some light shelfwear but otherwise in Very Good condition. First edition, pp 116, colour illustrations. View more info