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ADMIRALTY: Review of the Fleet by His Majesty the King at Spithead 16th July, 1935. List of Ships and Chart showing the positions at Spithead.

Item No. 15780

London: Harrison & Sons, Printers in Ordinary to His Majesty, 1935. 8vo (7 3/4 x 5 inches), 20-pages, original wrappers silk tie bound. With, at end, large folding coloured chart. Wrappers a little edge creased else good.

£28.00

Enquire Item No. 15780


ADMIRALTY: I.D. 1157. Submarine Silhouette Book. For Official Use Only.

Item No. 15830

Intelligence Division, Naval Staff, Admiralty, July 1917. 11-pages of silhouettes and 4 photographic plates. 8vo (10 x 6 3/4 inches), original printed wrappers, wire-stitched as issued. Number in blue crayon on upper wrapper, wrappers dusty.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 15830


ADMIRALTY: Manual of Seamanship. Volume 1.

London: H.M.S.O 1913. Reprint. Plates, some coloured, some folding. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 425-pages. Original blue cloth blocked in blind; joints rubbed, a little marked. Armorial engraved bookplate on front pastedown, name in ink on fore-edge of text block.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 16129


ANON: The British Navy from Within by "Ex-Royal Navy".

Item NO. 15790

London: Hodder & Stoughton, [ 1914 ]. First edition. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 200-pages. Original blue cloth with coloured pictorial onlay to upper cover and spine as issued. Spine onlay a little chipped, some foxing, small paint splash to fore-edge of text block.

£28.00

Enquire Item No. 15790


ANON: Diary of H.M.S. Queen Elizabeth January to May 1915.

Item No. 15919

Printed by Permission of the Admiralty, for private circulation to Officers and Men, 1919. Plates. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), 50-pages. Original blue cloth; good. Inscribed on front pastedown: "Charles D. Morris AB, HMS Queen Elizabeth 23rd Dec. 1914". Gallipoli, Dardanelles. Rare.

£200.00

Enquire Item No. 15919


ANON: H.M.S. Apollo 1936-1938

Item No. 15915

Item No. 15915

Lowestoft: Printed by Flood & Son, circa 1939. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 1/4 inches), 136-pages. Original blue cloth; headbands a little rubbed else good in dust jacket; dust jacket with tears. Signature on front pastedown. Bermuda etc.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 15915


ANON: H.M.S. "Enterprise" Story of the First Commission April 7th, 1926 to December 19th, 1928.

Item No. 15917

London: Gale & Polden c. 1929. Plates, folding chart. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 193-pages. Original red cloth blocked in gilt; spine faded and spotted, corners bumped, front free endpaper removed, some light foxing. Persia, China etc.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 15917


ANON: H.M.S. Tenacious, Her Story.

Item No. 15912

Bungay: Richard Clay, n.d. circa 1948. Plates, charts. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches), 68-pages, original black cloth gilt. Binding edge rubbed and marked, front free endpaper removed otherwise sound. Australia & China, 1945-1946.

£70.00

Enquire Item No. 15912


BARRETT, PETER: H.M.S. "Glory". The History of a Light Fleet Aircraft Carrier 1942-1961.

Item No. 15788

Tunbridge Wells: Parapress, 1996. First edition. Photographic plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 214-pages. Original cloth; very good in slightly edge creased else very good unclipped dust jacket.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 15788


BLACKMAN, RAYMOND V.B. (Editor): Jane's Fighting Ships 1965-66.

Item No. 15855

London: Sampson, Low, 1966. Profusely illustrated. Folio (12 3/4 x 8 3/4 inches), 461-pages plus index. Original blue cloth; an excellent copy in a very god price clipped dust jacket.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 15855


CHATTERTON, E. KEBLE: The Story of the British Navy.

Item No. 16131

London: Mills & Boon,1911. Coloured frontispiece, b&w plates. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 inches), 371-pages. Original blue cloth with coloured pictorial onset on upper cover as issued. Some foxing, overall good. Engraved armorial bookplate on front pastedown.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16131


COLOMB, VICE-ADMIRAL P. H: Memoirs of Admiral the Right Honble. Sir Astley Cooper Key.

London: Methuen, 1898. First edition. Portrait. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 511-pages. Original black cloth. Prelims. foxed, messy scribbled out signature on front free endpaper, tiny snag in backstrip; overall very good.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 15943


COUHAT, JEAN LABAYLE: French Warships of World War II.

Item No. 15786

London: Ian Allan, 1971. First edition. Photographic plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 176-pages. Original cloth; very good in like unclipped dust jacket which has some sunning at the backstrip.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 15786


DAWSON, WARREN R. [Editor]: The Nelson Collection at Lloyds. A Description of the Nelson Relics and a Transcript of the Autograph Letters and Documents of Nelson and his circle and of other Naval Papers of Nelson's Period.

Item No. 1211

London: Macmillan for the Corporation of Lloyd's, 1932. First edition. 21 plates. 4to, pp.vii:[6]:525, orignial blue cloth gilt; a little rubbed but generally very good.

£140.00

Enquire Item No. 1211


DONNITHORNE, CHRIS (Editor): All Round Look. Friends of the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. Year Books.

Gosport 1996 onwards. 15 year books, 1996 - 2014, lacking the year book 2000/2001. Each illustrated, wire-bound, original wrappers. Together with a number of bulletins "Harbour Stations" and ephemeral pieces. Very good.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 14353


DILLON, SIR WILLIAM HENRY ([Edited by Michael A Lewis]: A Narrative of My Professional Adventures (1790-1839). Volume 1 (1790-1802) only.

London: Navy Records Society, 1953. Portrait frontispiece, one plate and two maps, one folding. xxxiv:468-pages. 8vo (9 x 6 inches) original cream and blue 2-tone cloth. Binding with some soiling and rubbing, upper inner hinge pulled, some damp marking to prelims. Signature and date on front pastedown.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 10753


ELLIOTT, PETER: Allied Escort Ships of World War II. A Complete Survey.

Item No. 15806

London: Macdonald and Jane's, 1977. First edition. Profusely illustrated. 4to (10 x 8 inches), 575-pages. Original cloth; very good in good dust jacket which has the laminate just lifting on lower margin of upper panel.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 15806


Item No. 15938

EWART, REAR-ADMIRAL: The Naval Almanack 1914. Containing a Victory or Event of Naval Interest for each Day of the Year.

London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1914. Frontispiece. 12mo (6 1/4 x 5 inches), unpaginated. Original blue cloth gilt; very good. Rare.

£28.00

Enquire Item No. 15938


GARDINER, ROBERT: Frigates of the Napoleonic Wars.

London: Chatham Publishing, 2000. First edition. Illustrations. 4to (11 3/4 x 10 inches), 208-pages. Original cloth; excellent in like, price-clipped, dust jacket.

£28.00

Enquire Item No. 16019


GARDINER, ROBERT (Editor): Warship 1992. [Volume XVI ].

Item No. 15831

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1992. Illustrations throughout. 4to (11 x 8 1/4 inches), 256-pages. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket which has the slightest edge crease.

£60.00

Enquire Item No. 15831


GARDINER, ROBERT (Editor): Warship 1993. [Volume XVII ].

Item No. 15832

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1993. Illustrations throughout. 4to (11 x 8 1/4 inches), 256-pages. Original cloth; light corner bumps else excellent in like dust jacket

£72.00

Enquire Item No. 15832


GLETE, JAN: Warfare at Sea 1500-1650. In the Warfare and History series.

Item No. 16144

London: UCL Press, 2000. Softback. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 331-pages, original glazed wrappers; excellent. Small signature on half-title.

£22.00

Enquire Item No. 16144


HOCKING, CHARLES: Dictionary of Disasters at Sea during the Age of Steam, including saling ships and ships of war lost in action 1824-1962.

Privately Printed, n.d. circa 1969. Two volumes 4to (11 x 8 1/2 inches), 779-pages, original blue cloth lettered in gilt. Very good. Very heavy, extra postage will be requested.

£60.00

Enquire Item No. 16275


HOOD, T.H: Notes of a Cruise in H.M.S. "Fawn" in the Western Pacific.

Edinburgh: Edmonston and Douglas, 1863. First edition. 9 tinted lithographed plates (including frontispiece), 4 (of 5) other plates, 6 tillustrations in the text, and a folding lithographed chart; lacking the "Plan of the Ruins at Ascension" opp. page 174. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 inches), 268-pages, original purple cloth; binding faded and splash marked, backstrip chipped at head and tail. Title with vertical crease, some foxing to prelims. otherwise internally good. Bookplate and name stamp on front pastedwn.

£35.00

Enquire Item No. 14585


JANE, FRED T: The Imperial Russian Navy.

Item No.15809

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1983. A facsimile of the revised edition of 1904. Profusely illustrated. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 735-pages. Original cloth; excellent in very good dust jacket.

£26.00

Enquire Item No. 15809


KINGSTON, W.H.G: Our Sailors. Anecdotes of the Engagements and Gallant Deeds of the British Navy during the Reign of Her Majesty Queen Victoria. A new edition, revised by G.A. Henty.

Item No 15792

London: Griffith Farran, circa 1900. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 348-pages. Original blue cloth pictorially blocked in black, red, and white; endpapers browned, headbands bruised else very good. Prize label dated 1900 on front pastedown.

£21.00

Enquire Item No. 15792


Item No. 15920

KIRBY, W.W: The Cruise of H.M.S. Vindictive, a Record of Her First Commission, Mediterranean Station 1900-1903.

London: Gale & Polden, 1904. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 130-pages. Original blue cloth pictorially blocked in silver; some foxing otherwise very good.

£70.00

Enquire Item No. 15920


Item No. 15837

LAMBERT, ANDREW (Editor): Warship. Volume X.(10).

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1986. Illustrations throughout 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches), 288-pages. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 15837


McMURTRIE, FRANCIS E. (Editor): Jane's Fighting Ships 1940 (Issued January 1941).

London: Sampson Low, 1940. Profusely illustrated. Oblong folio (13 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches), 528-pages. Original blue cloth. Upper inner hinge cracked but held on cords, fore-margins of a few leaves of advertisements creased, snag to cloth on lower cover, else good. Very heavy, extra postage will be requested.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 15932


McMURTRIE, FRANCIS E: Jane's Fighting Ships 1941. (Issued March 1942).

London: Sampson Low Marston & Co., 1941. Black & white photographic illustrations, diagrams. Oblong (8 1/4 x 13 1/4 inches wide), pp.61 advertisements:lvi:529, original blue cloth, no dustwrapper; binding headbands bumped with a very short split to top headband, front cover with a large very faintly discoloured patch, and with whitish marks to back cover, white speckling to front; internally, with faint bumping or creasing to top corner of text block, some movement to hinges but generally firm.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 11336


McMURTRIE, FRANCIS E. (Editor): Jane's Fighting Ships 1943-1944 (Corrected to July, 1944).

London: Sampson Low, 1944. Profusely illustrated. Oblong folio (13 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches), 582-pages. Original blue cloth. Front free endpaper creased and with loss else excellent & contained in the original shipping box. Very heavy, extra postage will be requested.

£65.00

Enquire Item No. 15931


McMURTRIE, FRANCIS E. (Editor): Jane's Fighting Ships 1940 (Issued January 1941).

London: Sampson Low, 1940. Profusely illustrated. Oblong folio (13 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches), 528-pages. Original blue cloth. Upper inner hinge cracked but held on cords, fore-margins of a few leaves of advertisements creased, snag to cloth on lower cover, else good. Very heavy, extra postage will be requested.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 15932


MARKHAM, SIR CLEMENTS: The Life of Admiral Sir Leopold McClintock.

London: John Murray, 1909. First edition. Portraits, plates and maps, one folding. 8vo (9 x 5 1/2 inches), 370-pages, original blue cloth; binding unevenly faded, half square inch hole in backstrip affecting title, several small punctures and headband chipped, internally sound. £25.00

Enquire Item No. 14597


Item NO. 15956

MEYER, CDR. C.J: Modern Combat Ships No. 1 'Leander' Class.

London: Ian Allan, 1984. First edition. 8vo (9 1/2 x 7 inches), 112-pages, original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 15956


MINTER, JOSEPH A. (Signal Boatswain, R. N.): The Cruise of H.M.S. "Drake". A Record of an eventful Commission with the Second Cruiser Squadron, January, 1905 - May, 1907.

Item No. 15910

London: Gale & Polden, 1907. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 287-pages. Original blue cloth blocked in white & red. White decoration to binding rubbed, upper inner joint strained, front free endpaper removed, front pastedown and half-title soiled, ink scribble on leaf of advertisements at end. Canada and the Mediterranean.

£40.00

Enquire Item No. 15910


MONTAGU, ADMIRAL THE HON. VICTOR A: Reminiscences of Admiral Montagu.

London: Edward Arnold, 1910. First edition. Portrait & plates. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 inches), 311-pages. Original blue cloth gilt. Headbands slightly bruised, tissue guard to frontispiece foxed, front free endpaper removed; overall good.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 15940


PAGE, CAPTAIN CHRISTOPHER (Editor): German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II. Volume 1: From Graf Spee to Bismarck, 1939-1941. In the Whitehall Histories:Naval Staff Histories series.

Item No. 14992

London: Frank Cass, 2002. First edition. Charts. 8vo (10 x 7 3/4 inches), original cloth; excellent in like dustwrapper.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 14992


PALMER, FRANCIS INGRAM: Descriptive account of an horizontal-acting and disconnecting spur-torpedo-ram fitted with auxiliary needle-torpedo-thrusts; also, a dome-shaped, double roller one gun turret. Invented and designed by Francis Ingram Palmer, RN commanding HM Indian Turret Ship 'Magdala'. Illustrated with five photographs after designs by the author.

Item No. 15385

Item No. 15385

Item No. 15385

Item No. 15385

Published by the author, 1873. 5 mounted photographic plates, one coloured plate, and illustrations in the text. 4to (12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches), 74-pages plus tables. Original blue bevelled cloth pictorially blocked in gilt with images of the ram within a rope border. Headbands rubbed, 5-inch split to cloth of outer upper joint otherwise bright and attractive. Contemporary gift inscription on upper margin of title. "With the Author's Compliments" slip tipped-in. Rare.

£175.00

Enquire Item No. 15385


PARKINSON, ROGER: The Late Victorian Navy. The Pre-Dreadnought Era and the Origins of the First World War.

Item No. 15819

Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2008. First edition. Illustrations. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches), 323-pages. Original cloth; excellent in very good dust jacket.

£70.00

Enquire Item No. 15819


PASLEY, LOUISA M. SABINE: Memoir of Admiral Sir Thomas Sabine Pasley.

London: Edward Arnold, 1900. First edition. Portrait. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 342-pages. Original blue cloth; some speckled colour loss to fore-edge of upper cover, some foxing, else good. Inscription on front free endpaper, "In memory of L.M.S. Pasley 15 March 1929 from Madalene S. Jenkyns".

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 15828


PERRIN, W.G. [Editor]: Boteler's Dialogues.

London: Printed for the Navy Records Society, 1929. Publications for the Navy Records Society, Volume 65. First edition. Large 8vo, pp.xxxix:341:[7, Society's list of books], original two-tone cloth lettered in gilt on spine with Society's emblem stamped in gilt on upper cover; spine faded, white cloth of binding slightly soiled; internally, some foxing, else good.

£20.00

Enquire Item No. 7520


RAWSON, GEOFFREY: Life of Admiral Sir Harry Rawson. With Maps & Illustrations.

London: Edward Arnold, 1914. First edition. Plates, folding maps. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 296-pages. Original blue cloth. Short split to headband, corners rubbed through. Portrait frontispiece detached. With the signature and armorial bookplate of Charles Rawson on front pastedown. Some foxing. £30.00

Enquire Item No. 15800


RAYNER, J.J. & SONS: Naval Outfitters, Clothiers, and Contractors.

Item No. 1311

Attractive coloured advertisement for this firm, seemingly removed from some form of nautical publication, illustrated by a lifebuoy and naval and merchant officers in uniform. "Contractors by appointment to the Cunard S.S. Co.Ltd, Pacific S.N.Co ..." etc. Suitable for framing, size overall 17 x 14 ins. c.1890's.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 1311


REID J.S. & PEARCE, T.H: The Log of H.M.S. Victorious 1899-1903 including that part of the Commission in H.M.S. Revenge.

Item No. 15928

London: The Westminster Press, 1903. Plates, folding chart. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 153-pages; original blue cloth gilt; binding unevenly faded else good. Mediterranean Station.

£65.00

Enquire Item No. 15928


ROBERTS, JOHN (Editor): Warship. Volume III. (3).

Item NO. 15834

London: Conway Maritime Press, 1979. Illustrations throughout 8vo (9 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches), 288-pages. Original cloth; a little corner bumped else excellent in like dust jacket.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 15834


ROYAL UNITED SERVICE INSTITUTION: Journal of the Royal United Service Institution, Whitehall Yard. Volume XX.

London: W. Mitchell, 1877. Maps & plates, some folding. 8vo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches), 762-pages plus proceedings and list of members. Contemporary half black calf with crimson lettering piece, rubbed and scuffed, inner joints cracked, but sound. Tears into two folding maps without loss, endpapers foxed. On Circular Iron-clads (with folding plates); An Account of the Chinese Naval Arsenal at Foo-chow, etc. etc.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 16029


RUSSETT, ALAN: Dominic Serres R.A. 1719-1793. War Artist to the Navy.

Woodbridge: Antique Collectors' Club, 2001. First edition. Coloured illustrations. 4to (11 x 8 3/4 inches), 233-pages. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jacket. Signed by the author on title.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 16017


SOUTHEY, ROBERT: The Life of Nelson.

Item No. 14530

London: Printed for John Murray, Bookseller to the Admiralty and the Board of Longitude, 1813. First edition, first issue (page 258 in vol.2 mis-numbered). Portrait and plate. Two volumes. 8vo (6 1/2 x 4 inches), pages: [v]-viii:253:(3, advertisements) & [vii]-viii:280 (the last five being advertisements), contemporary full diced tan calf; joints cracked and chipped but firm, backstrips and lettering pieces chipped and rubbed. Cracked at two gutters but firm. Some foxing to prelims. but generally internally very good.

£150.00

Enquire Item No. 14530


STEWART, A.T. & PESHALL, C.J.E: The Immortal Gamble and the part played in it by H.M.S. "Cornwallis".

London: A & C Black, 1917. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 x 5 inches), 269-pages. Original cloth; binding unevenly faded, slightly spotted, top edge dusty, dates and smudging to endpapers.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 15949


Item No. 15925

WATSON, G.C: The Commission of H.M.S. Amphion, Pacific Station, 1900-1904. The Log Series No. 11.

London: The Westminster Press, 1904. Plates. 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches), 119-pages. Original cloth-backed pictorial boards; very good.

£85.00

Enquire Item No. 15925


WILLIAMS, H. NOEL: The Life and Letters of Admiral Sir Charles Napier.

London: Hutchinson, 1917. First edition. Portrait & plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 6 inches), 412-pages. Original blue cloth; good. Contemporary inscription on front free endpaper.

£30.00

Enquire Item No. 15823


WILLOCK, ROGER: Bulwark of Empire. Bermuda's Fortified Naval Base, 1860-1920.

Princeton, N.J. Privately Published, 1962. Softback. Plates. 8vo (9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches), 151-pages. Original printed wrappers; wrappers browned. With long presentation inscription from the author on half-title and the recipient's signature on upper wrapper.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 15941


WILSON, H. W: Battleships in Action. Two volumes.

Item No. 15824

London: Conway Maritime Press,1995. A facsimile of the edition of 1926. Plates & battle plans. Two volumes 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), pages: 337 & 384. Original cloth; excellent in like dust jackets.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 15824


WONHAM, ALBERT R: Spun Yarns of a Naval Officer.

London: P. S. King, 1917. First edition. Plates. 8vo (8 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches), 265-pages, original blue cloth; rusty paper clip mark to frontispiece and title, some foxing. Binding extremities rubbed.

£16.00

Enquire Item No. 16184


WOODMAN, RICHARD: Malta Convoys 1940 - 1943.

London: John Murray, 2000. First edition. Plates. 8vo (9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches), 532-pages. Original blue cloth; excellent. Signature on front free endpaper. Cut panels of dust jacked loosely inserted at end.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16136


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ALLEN LINE STEAMER, OF GLASGOW: 'Deck scene. Ship "Armillan" 1655 Tons Reg. John Mitchell, Commander. March 13th 1888 at Robinson's Stores, Brooklyn, N.Y'.

Item No. 1309

An original photograph of the 9 crew of this steamer pictured on deck, on the original card mount printed as above. The photograph 4 x 6 inches, rather faded, the mount 11 x 9 inches, rather foxed.

£50.00

Enquire Item No. 1309


BOWEN, JOHN & ROBSON, MARTIN (Editors): Shipwright 2010. The International Annual of Maritime History & Ship

Item No. 16615

London: Conway, 2009. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (11 x 8 1/4 inches), 208-pages; fine in excellent dust-jacket.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 16615


BOWEN, JOHN & ROBSON, MARTIN (Editors): Shipwright 2011. The International Annual of Maritime History & Ship Modelmaking. Incorporating Model Shipwright.

Item No. 16616

London: Conway, 2010. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (11 x 8 1/4 inches), 208-pages; fine in excellent dust-jacket.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 16616


BOWEN, JOHN & HOOD, JEAN (Editors): Shipwright 2012. The International Annual of Maritime History & Ship Modelmaking. Incorporating Model Shipwright.

Item No. 16617

London: Conway, 2011. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (11 x 8 1/4 inches), 207-pages; fine in excellent dust-jacket.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 16617


BOWEN, JOHN & HOOD, JEAN (Editors): Shipwright 2013. The International Annual of Maritime History & Ship Modelmaking. Incorporating Model Shipwright.

Item No. 16614

London: Conway, 2013. Profusely illustrated in colour. 4to (11 x 8 1/4 inches), 207-pages; fine in excellent dust-jacket.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 16614


CARY, ALAN L: Mail Liners of the World.

London: Sampson Low, n.d. First edition. Illustrations from photographs and silhouettes. 8vo, pp.144, original cloth in chipped d.w. Binding faded where dustwrapper chipped, front free endpaper soiled.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 2893


CHATTERTON, E. KEBLE: Ships and Ways of Other Days.

London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1913. First edition. Coloured frontispiece, plates, folding plans. Large 8vo, pp.xvi:308, original blue cloth with coloured illustration inset on upper cover, uncut, no dustwrapper; headbands and corners bumped and slightly rubbed together with slight edge-rubbing; page edges browned; internally, prize label on front pastedown and armorial device in gilt on lower cover, a very small amount of foxing; a very good copy.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 1176


COOKE, E.W: Sixty Five Plates of Shipping and Craft, Drawn and Etched by E.W. Cooke.

Item No. 14587

London: 1829. Sixty five engraved plates including title and contents leaf, with tissue guards. 4to (12 1/4 x 9 3/4 inches), original blindstamped brown cloth. Binding split and detached, stitching broken. Frontispiece detached and foxed. Title and first two plates with some foxing, last contents leaf (of the additional plates) foxed and soiled with some edge wear. Overall the remainder of the plates good and virtually free from foxing.

£450.00

Enquire Item No. 14587


COOMBE, DEREK: Spritsail Bargemen.

Item No. 16612

Bosham, West Sussex: Pennant Books, 2003. First edition. Illustrations. 4to (11 3/4 x 8 1/4 inches), 118-pages, original glazed pictorial wrappers; very good.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 16612


CRUISING HOLIDAYS 1935: For Health & Pleasure.

London: Daily Telegraph Supplement, Feb. 25th 1935. Newspaper folio, pp.24. Profusely illustrated editorials and advertising. Folded, one leaf a little frayed on foremargin. Together with the same for 1934; this however rather more yellowed and bumped.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 1330


CUNARD WHITE STAR: "Mauretania" Launch at the yard of Cammell Laird & Co. Limited Birkenhead, Thursday July 28 1938. Naming ceremony performed by Lady Bates.

Item No. 2693

Cunard White Star, 1938. A sumptuous souvenir of the launch. Folio, purple and silver light boards with the 'Mauretania' embossed in relief, silk cord bound. The illustrations comprising plates from photographs and two splendid art-drawn double-page coloured plates printed on silvered background. The binding a little rubbed and edge chipped but generally very good.

£75.00

Enquire Item No. 2693


CUNARD WHITE STAR LINE: R.M.S. "Carinthia".

Item No. 1299

Six 4to menus from this ship, each with coloured illustration to the front; the larger farewell dinner menu foxed. 1936.

£45.00

Enquire Item No.1299


GARDNER, DEREK G.M: Exhibition of Marine Paintings and Watercolours.

London: Polak Gallery, 1979. Exhibition catalogue. Illustrated in colour and black & white. Tall 8vo, pp.40, original glazed pictorial wrappers; apart from some very slight rubbing, good.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 6706


GEORGE GIBSON & CO's STEAMERS: A printer's proof of their letterhead.

Item No. 13945

On stout paper, 8 3/4 x 5 inches. Circa 1900. Ink smudged on plate marks and at date line.

£10.00

Enquire Item No. 13945


GROENEWEGEN, G: Verzamelling van Vier en tachtig Stuks Hollandsche Schepen Geteekend en In Kiper Gebragt, 1789.

Rotterdam: Van den Brink, n.d. Numerous plates in facsimile. Oblong 8vo, original printed mock "vellum" boards. Binding foxed or marked, some foxing internally. Inscribed, dated 1975, on f.f.e.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 1110


HALL, ELTON W: Sperm Whaling from New Bedford. Clifford W. Ashley's photographs of Bark Sunbeam in 1904.

Item No. 16272

New Bedford: Old Dartmouth Historical Society, 1997. Second Printing. Profusely illustrated. Small 4to (9 1/4 inches square), 221-pages, original cloth. Ink initials on front free endpaper else fine in fine unclipped dust jacket.

£24.00

Enquire Item No. 16272


HALL, THOMAS: The T.W. Lawson. The Fate of the World's Only Seven-Masted Schooner.

Item No. 15128

Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2006. First History Press edition. Illustrations. 8vo (9 3/4 x 6 3/4 inches), 153-pages. Softback. Original coloured pictorial wrappers; excellent.

£28.00

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HARBORD, J.B. & GOODWIN, H.B: Glossary of Navigation. A Vade Mecum for Practical Navigators. Third edition, Revised and Enlarged. Edited by H. B. Goodwin.

Item No. 15519

Item No. 15519

Portsmouth: Gieve's, London: John Hogg, 1897. Two volvelles at front "North [& South] Circumpolar Star Disc", double-page diagrams, illustrations in the text. Thick small 8vo (5 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches), 512-pages. Publisher's full grained blue calf lettered in gilt; some rubbing to extremities but overall very good. Errata slip tipped-in.

£60.00

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HOLM-PETERSEN, F: Skibsportraetmalere.

Skaninavisk Bogforlay [1967]. Danish text. Numerous plates, largely coloured. 4to, pp.162, original boards in dustwrapper; headbands and corners bumped; dustwrapper the same, together with some slight edge creasing, else good; internally, excellent.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 1198


JOHN KELLY LTD: John Kelly Ltd. War Service 1939-1945.

Not published, 1949. 26-page folio carbon typescript giving details of this Merchant Shipping Line's involvement during World War II. Folio (13 3/4 x 9 inches, old buff wrappers. Signature of Douglas B. Cochrane on first leaf.

£25.00

Enquire Item No. 15854


KENNEY, CYRIL ERNEST: The Quadrant and the Quill. A book written in honour of Captain Samuel Sturmy "a tryed and trusty Sea-man" and author of The Mariner's Magazine, 1669.

London: Privately published, 1947. Well illustrated in b&w. 4to, pp.166, original unlettered quarter olive cloth, white boards lettered in black with central portrait vignette. Some spotting to boards, corners worn but generally a good copy.

£22.00

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KLITGAARD, B.J: Troubadour Sails On.

London: Seeley, Service, 1938. First edition. Plates. Small 4to, pp. 283:(4,adverts), original blue cloth; spine faded, inscription on front free endpaper.

£12.00

Enquire Item No. 6289


LESLIE, R.C: Old Sea Wings, Ways, and Words. Reproduced in Facsimile from the original edition with an Introduction by C.R.L. Fletcher and L.G. Carr Laughton ......

London: Chapman & Hall, 1930. First published 1890. Black & white illustrations. Royal 8vo, pp.xxxvi:xix:328:39, orignal blue cloth lettered in gilt on spine, no dustwrapper; spine very slightly faded, headbands bumped, a number of whitish scuff marks to cloth specially along outer edge of front cover; page edges browned and slightly dusty; internally, very good.

£15.00

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LINCOLN-GRANGE, L.F: Motor Ships and their Story.

The original typescript of this apparently unpublished work. 183-pages folio; tie bound. Together with 12 folders containing another copy of the typescript, arranged in chapters, with c.111 original photographs with which it was intended to illustrate the published book; these photographs showing numerous ships, engines, etc. Chapter headings include 'The first Motor Ships', 'American Motor Ships during the 1920's', 'Cargo-passenger liners', 'Oil Tankers' . A well written and illustrated work. c. 1958.

£250.00

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LINDSAY, J & H: Passage Brokers by authority of H.M. Board of Trade, World Travel Bureau, Edinburgh.

Item No. 1305

An attractive printer's proof of their engraved letterhead; the engraved image showing the globe, a steamship at sea, a railway train etc. Size within plate marks 5 x 8 inches. c.1900.

£25.00

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McMULLEN, R.T: Down Channel: From London to the Land's End in the Leo, 3 tons, and from London to the Scilly Isles in the Orion, 16 tons, R.T.Y.C. With other cruises

Item No. 14630

London: Longmans, Green, 1869. First edition. Frontispiece, title vignette, 7 plates and 4 maps (2 folding). Small 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), 77-pages. Original green cloth pictorially blocked in gilt; a little spotting to upper cover; overall very good.

£75.00

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MAYNE, RICHARD: Mail Ships of the Channel Islands 1771-1971.

Chippenham, Wiltshire: Picton Publishing, 1971. First edition. Black & white illustrations. Large 8vo (9 1/2 x 7 inches ), 108-pages, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding excellent; dustwrapper with some slight edge-creasing along top edge, else good; internally, endpapers with a strip of light browning, otherwise excellent. With neat ownership blind-stamp on front free-endpaper.

£14.00

Enquire Item No. 12365


MIDDLETON, EMPSON EDWARD: The Cruise of "The Kate".

Item No. 14579

London: Longmans, Green, 1870. First edition. Woodcut plates and illustrations. 8vo (7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches), pages x (including dedication to his sister Kate Middleton after whom the yacht was named):2:292:4(tipped in prospectus for this work). Original blue cloth blocked in gilt. Binding detached and split on lower joint, chipping to head & tail of backstrip. Stitching broken but internally good. The rare first edition of this work re-printed many times, recounting this the first singlehanded yacht cruise around the UK. A worthy candidate for a sympathetic re-casing.

£60.00

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QUEEN ELIZABETH II LAUNCHES THE S.S. EMPRESS OF BRITAIN 1955: The unique album compiled by the shipbuilders Fairfields of Govan, Glasgow for the launch of the SS "Empress of Britain" built for Canadian Pacific. Signed by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh.

Item No. 16481

Item No. 16481

Item No. 16481

 The launch taking place on 22nd June 1955. This substantial album contains at the front a leaf signed by the Queen and Prince Philip and there follows an example of all the printed material issued in relation to the launch (28 pieces as under) mounted to the album leaves, and 16 fine large photographs of the Queen, the shipyard, the launch etc. Two of the black album leaves bear drawings in white ink of shipyard scenes.

Item No. 16481

The ephemeral printed items include: the invitation to the launch mounted with two rosettes (by repute attached to the champagne bottle for the launching ceremony?); Guest List; Luncheon Menu; Table Seating Plan; Two A.A. Launch stickers; Five RSVP forms; four shipyard gate entry tickets (all different); 5 admission tickets for the launch (all different); Canadian Pacific brochure; a coloured reproduction of the painting of the ship by Norman Wilkinson; & a Fairfields notice.

Item No. 16481

Item No. 16481

Together with 16 fine large (9 5/8 x 7 5/8 inch) photographs mounted one per page. These depict the arrival of the Queen (2); one of the crowds watching the arrival of the guests in a convoy of coaches; eight others of the Queen and Prince Philip, three being on the launch dais; two of the ship launching and two of the ship immediately after the launch; two of the Queen and Prince Philp descending from the dais; one of the Queen accepting commemorative silver; and finally a fine head and shoulder portrait of the smiling Queen.

Also two smaller photographs in a folder within the volume and four larger ( 11 3/4 x 9 inch) loose photographs, three being of the interior of Fairfileds offices and another of the launch dais. The album bound full grained black bevelled cloth (17 x 12 inches) gilt lettered on upper cover "SS Empress of Britain Launched by Her Majesty the Queen, 22nd June 1955". Lacking one binding stud.

A unique album. Further images upon request.

£2250.00

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ROBINSON, A.H.W: Marine Cartography in Britain. A History of the Sea Chart to 1855.

Item No. 9245

Leicester University Press, 1962. First edition. Black & white plates. 4to, pp.222, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding very good; dustwrapper poor, spine and edge-browned and with tears and chips along edges especially at spine with some loss; internally excellent.

£30.00

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ROYAL MAIL STEAM PACKET COMPANY: Playing Cards.

Item No. 1304

A standard pack of playing cards produced by Waddington, the backs showing the R.M.S.P.Co. flag to each corner, sailing ships, globe, to the centre; fine in the original rubbed slipcase. c. 1920.

£35.00

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SAWYER, L.A. & MITCHELL, W.H: From America to United States. In Four Parts. The History of the long-range Merchant Shipbuilding Programme of the United States Maritime Commission. 4 Parts, complete.

Item No. 15822

Kendal: World Ship Society, 1979. 4 volumes. Illustrations throughout. 4to (9 3/4 x 7 1/2 inches), pages: 120; 104; 112; & 140. Softbacks. Original variously coloured pictorial wrappers; a couple of corners lightly bumped else excellent.

£60.00

Enquire Item No. 15822


SENATE, 62nd Congress, 2d Session, Report No. 806: "Titanic" Disaster. Report of the Committee on Commerce United States Senate pursuant to S. Res. 283 directing the Committee on Commerce to Investigate the causes leading to the Wreck of the White Star Liner "Titanic" ........

Item No. 14005

Washington: Government Printing Office 1912 [ facsimile reprint. 7C'S Press, Ludlow, MA. 1975 ]. Portraits & plate. 8vo, 92-pages, original printed wrappers; a little spotted, staples rusting.

£35.00

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SMITH, EUGENE W: Passenger Ships of the World Past and Present. Second edition.

Item No. 16251

Boston: Dean, 1978. Plates. Small 8vo (6 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches, 1097-pages. Original brown faux leather in the worn, now protected, dust jacket.

£14.00

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SMOUT, T.C. [Editor]: Scotland and the Sea.

Item No. 9209

Edinburgh: John Donald Publishers; and Maryland: Barnes & Noble, 1992. First edition. Black & white illustrations and maps. Large 8vo, pp.vii:232, original cloth in dustwrapper; tiny tear and slight crease to back upper edge of dustwrapper; in all other respects, excellent.

£45.00

Enquire Item No. 9079


SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH [Publishers]: The Mariner's Mirror, The Quarterly Journal for Nautical Research. The four issues for 1968 comprising Volume 53.

London: Cambridge University Press for The Society for Nautical Research, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1968. Four issues. 8vo, original printed wrappers; backstrips browned. top edge of text block spotted.

£15.00

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SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH [Publishers]: The Mariner's Mirror, The Quarterly Journal for Nautical Research. The four issues for 1969 comprising Volume 53.

London: Cambridge University Press for The Society for Nautical Research, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1969. Four issues. 8vo, original printed wrappers; backstrips browned, top edge of text block spotted, chipping to lower fore-corner of No.1. With the separate index for these issues loosely inserted.

£15.00

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SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH [Publishers]: The Mariner's Mirror, The Quarterly Journal for Nautical Research. The four issues for 1971 comprising Volume 53.

London: Cambridge University Press for The Society for Nautical Research, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1971. Four issues. 8vo, original printed wrappers; backstrips browned. top edge of text block spotted.

£15.00

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SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH [Publishers]: The Mariner's Mirror, The Quarterly Journal for Nautical Research. The four issues for 1972 comprising Volume 53.

London: Cambridge University Press for The Society for Nautical Research, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, 1972. Four issues. 8vo, original printed wrappers; 3 backstrips browned. top edge of 2 text blocks spotted.

£15.00

Enquire Item No. 11854


THE LANDGUARD FORT LIFEBOAT 1821- Benjamin William Page (1765-1845, Admiral; for which see D.N.B): An original pencil drawing, on parchment.

showing the deck plan with buoyancy cases and seating, inscribed, also in pencil, "Mr. Bayley Boatmans plan for a Life Boat - like a Whale Boat. 26 feet by 6 x 30 inches deep, to be light as possible & not exceed £100 pounds Sterling in costs. This boat it is expected can be launched by a few men - say 10 or 12 & well manned by seven & will carry 18 or 20 upon any necessary occasion". Inscribed and signed in ink to the reverse; "First plan for a Life Boat to be built at Ipswich 1821. This was extended to 30 feet & six wide but should be eight feet by thirty & 6 deep, B.W.Page". 6 ½ x 5 ¾ inches; folded.* Benjamin William Page (1765-1845, Admiral; for which see D.N.B) raised by public subscription the funding for this life boat. Built by Baleys of Ipswich she was launched in April 1821 near Stoke Bridge, after undergoing trials on the Orwell, she was stationed at Landguard Fort, Felixstowe.

£200.00

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VALPARAISO, CLUB NAVAL DE: Centenario de las Gestas Navales de 1879.

Item No. 1317

Valparaiso: Club Naval de Valparaiso, 1979. Number 1361 of an edition of 2000. Lavishly illustrated in colour, with tissue-guards, throughout; the whole printed on heavy art paper. Oblong folio, full padded tan calf lettered in gilt and with brass corners; headbands slightly rubbed; generally a very good copy.

£55.00

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WENTHOLT, A.D: Brug over den Oceaan. Een eeuw geschiedenis van de Holland Amerika Lijn.

Rotterdam: Nijgh & Van Ditmar, 1973. First edition. Numerous black & white plates. 8vo, pp.369, original cloth in dustwrapper; binding good; dustwrapper extremely edge-rubbed, a tear to back fold and another square tear to top edge of front cover with a piece almost detached; internally very good. A history of the Holland America Line.

£15.00

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WILLYAMS, COOPER: 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... with a description of the Battle of the Nileon the First of August 1798 and a Detail of Events that Occured Subsequent to the Battle in Various Parts of the Mediterranean. FULLY COLOURED.

Item No. 15247

Item No. 15247

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Item No. 15247

London: T. Bensley for J. White, 1802. First edition. Engraved dedication to the Earl of St. Vincent with hand-coloured armorial vignette, hand-coloured double-page aquatint chart of the Mediterranean with 3 medallion views, and 40 hand-coloured aquatint plates engraved by J.C. Stadler after the author, also a hand-coloured plan of the Battle of the Nile by R.W. Millar, Captain of H. M. S. Theseus, 4to (12 x 9 1/2 inches), pages xxiii:309.

Contemporary full tan calf, ornamental gilt rules to sides; rebacked at some stage retaining the majority of the original backstrip, with black lettering piece, the gilt lettering on which is not good. The volume could do with a sympathetic reback and is priced to allow for such. Internally clean and the plates fresh; with no offsetting of the plates to the text, as often, as most of the original tissue guards are in place.

Later inscription on front fly. With the contemporary engraved armorial bookplate of Vere Warner Hussey [Lieutenant General in His Majesty's Service and Lieutenant General of Artillery in the Service of the Honorable East India Company] on front pastedown.

A fully-coloured copy of this important account of Nelson's victory at the Nile, and of travels in the Mediterranean; copies were offered coloured and uncoloured, the majority were issued uncoloured.

Willyams served as chaplain of the Swiftsure, and was present at the Battle of the Nile.According to ODNB this is "the first, the most particular, and the most authentic account of the battle". Includes views of Sicily, Egypt, Gibraltar, Syracuse, Alexandria, Minorca, Venice, and other locations around the Mediterranean.

£2000.00

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WILLYAMS, H.V: Down West. Extracts from the Log-Book of a Single-Hander. Illustrated from Photographs and Sketches by the Author.

Item No. 11216

London: Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson, [ 1902 ]. Folding map, plates. Small 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches), 156-pages plus two leaves of advertisements at end for Norie & Wilson's Yachting Warehouse. Original green cloth pictorially blocked in gilt and lettered in white; a very good copy.

£25.00

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YOUNG, ARCHIBALD: Summer Sailings by an Old Yachtsman. With numerous illustrations after water-colour drawings by the Author.

Item No.14627

Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1898. First edition. Frontispiece, title vignette, and 14 plates all hand-coloured, as issued; together with illustrations in the text. 8vo (9 x 6 inches), 225-pages, original blue cloth gilt; headband snagged, a little rubbing to the joints, spine gilt dulled, some foxing to prelims., but overall a very nice copy.

£70.00

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