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A good copy. Ownership inscription. Fore-edge foxing. Ppxvi,425. Map end-papers. The story of the naval mutiny at Invergordon in 1931.
Published : Putnam, London 1937, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 439 pages (with some browning to page edges which is normal for this book). Numerous illustrations. A detailed survey of British submarine losses between 1904 and 1971.
Published : William Kimber, London 1986, First Edition
Hardback. Dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Boards rather badly flecked. Internally a good copy. Stamp of "Instructor Officer H.M.S. Jufair" on front free end-paper and rear fixed end-paper + small ownership inscription. Pp.xvii,442. Addenda and corrigenda slip tipped-in. Lacks separate map volume. Covers the first eight months of the war "during which the German attack on commerce was carried on mainly by surface cruisers and armed liners."
Published : John Murray, London 1920, First Edition
A very good copy in glazed boards. 160pp. Illustrations and charts. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1988, First Edition
Softback. Nd. A very good copy. Previous owner's initials stamped on front end-paper. Pp.viii,148. Gives name and rank of recipient by ship of this medal awarded between 1899 and 1902.
Published : The Naval & Military Press 1983,
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. 239 pages. Medal rolls for the three campaigns together with a wide ranging selection of despatches and correspondence.
Published : The Naval & Military Press 1995, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which is a little worn at the top of the spine. Small ownership inscription. 160 pages. Numerous illustrations. The author takes 52 types of boat. "For each he gives a map, showing the stretch of coast or estuary concerned, a plan of the hull and rigging, a pencil sketch of the craft in use, and an account of its particular history and uses."
Published : Collins, London 1976, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is a little darkened on the spine. Former owner's name and address label on front end-paper. Pp.xxvi,260. 236 illustrations.
Published : Mill Hill Press, Nantucket 1984,
A good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Hinges cracked. A little ink side-lining. Stated in ink on endpapers to have belonged to a school library but no library markings as such. Pp. xvi, 323. Illustrated. The story of some famous ships of the British Navy.
Published : Macmillan, London 1904, First Edition
Softback. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.[vi],238. Numerous illustrations. Reminiscences of Shetland whalers. Gives an insight into the different jobs that made up a whaling expedition and provides a historical record of the men and a job that was important to Shetland's economy.
Published : Gilbert A. Fraser 2001, First Edition
A near very good copy in red cloth decorated on spine and upper board. Gift inscription on f.e.p. Lacks rear end-paper. The cloth's red dye has run slightly on to front paste-down and end-paper. 452pp. Frontispiece and 8 illustrations. Memories of a far travelled life including China, Japan, Australia, New Zealand etc.
Published : T.Fisher Unwin, London 1907,
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 192 pages. 300 contemporary images. A volume in the "Chatham Pictorial Histories" series.
Published : Chatham Publishing, London 1996, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 192 pages. 300 contemporary images. A study of the maritime aspects of the war for American Independence. A volume in the "Chatham Pictorial Histories" series.
Published : Chatham Publishing 1996, First Edition
Nd. c. 1946? A good copy. Signed by the author above his portrait frontispiece. Presentation copy from the author's brother and signed by him also. 148pp. Illustrated. described as "an account of a few very ordinary adventures of a very ordinary 'Temporary Surgeon Lieut.' in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve, and being factual rather than imaginative". Covers the author's naval service from 1942 to 1945.
Published : , First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected. Previous owner's signature on front end-paper. 217pp. Illustrated. The book evolved from notebooks kept by Captain Fraser of 25 voyages in clipper ships carrying varied cargoes all over the world.
Published : Stanford Maritime, London 1979, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. 312 pages. Fully illustrated including colour. "The first book to examine in detail each of the 25 ships which play an integral part in the Nelson legend."
Published : Conway Maritime Press Ltd, London 2002, First Edition
A good copy in a rather edge-worn dustwrapper which has chips at the top of the spine (but not affecting the title lettering). Rear hinges cracked. Pp.xvi,451. Numerous illustrations. Loosely inserted are sheets of addenda and corrigenda dated August 1964, August 1965 and December 1966. Includes "a description of every campaign medal and bar awarded since the Armada, with the historical reasons for their award and the names of all the ships, regiments and squadrons of the Royal Air Force whose personnel are entitled to them".
Published : Privately Published 1962,
A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. No ownership inscription. Some light edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xix,298. 102 illustrations. 2 maps. Includes a chronological list of the ships of rthe steam sealing fleets of Newfoundland from 1863 to 1929.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London 1933, First Edition
A good plus copy. In a good, price-clipped, dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. Gift inscription on front free end-paper. 399 pages. Plates. A biography of a daring naval commander.
Published : Blond & Briggs, London 1978, First Edition
A near very good copy in a good plus dustwrapper which has minor edge tears. Gift and ownership inscriptions on front end-paper. 399 pages. Illustrated. Described as "a fascinating biography of a great man" who "was, next only to Nelson, the most brilliant and daring naval commander Britain has ever known."
Published : Blond & Briggs, London 1978, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Pp.xxiv,293. Many illustrations, some tipped-in. Preface by Laurence Irving.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1926,
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. Pp.xv,140. Many illustrations. This is "an account of the Services of the ships and men of the General Steam Navigation Company, Limited, in peace and war throughout the period 1924-1948."
Published : The General Steam Navigation Co., London 1949, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in silver. This is no. 62 of 500 copies. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription.The book was ordered by the Commissioners for the Navy and was first published in 1655. It gave rise to an acrimonious exchange of pamphlets with George Kendall which is also reproduced here.
Published : Francis Edwards Ltd, London 1967,
A very good copy. In a good plus dustwrapper which has a tear at join of spine and lower cover. Author's gift inscription on half-title. Pp.vii,390 + Abbreviations, Appendices, Notes, Bibliography and Indices. Ink writing on a few pages. A history of the use of Scapa Flow as a harbour with particular reference to its use in the two World Wars.
Published : The Orkney Press, Stromness 1985, First Edition
A very good copy in a slightly chipped dustwrapper which has sellotape along the top and bottom of the spine. 203pp. 31 illustrations. A standard work on the life-boat service.
Published : Routledge & Kegan Paul, London 1957, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper with a few very minor edge tears. 136pp. Many illustrations. A history of the shipowning and aircraft manufacturing group.
Published : The Hunting Group of Companies, London 1968, First Edition
4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 296pp. Many illustrations. This is a recreation of the sinking of the Titanic, reliving the events through the first-hand accounts of those who were there.
Published : Southampton City Council 1994, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 520pp. Illus. This volume is a comprehensive review of the progress and policies of the major navies of the world on the eve of the First World War. It includes an essay on the progress of naval aeronautics.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1970,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Some light edge foxing. 171 pages. "An alphabetically compiled record of officers and nursing sisters who died in the service of their country identifying where they died and are commemorated". This is volume III of "The Cross of Sacrifice".
Published : Roberts, Reading 1994, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 165 pages. "An alphabetically compiled record of british officers who died in service of their country identifying where they died and are commemorated". This is volume II of "The Cross of Sacrifice".
Published : Roberts, Reading 1993, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a fine dustwrapper. 321 pages. "An alphabetically compiled record identifying where they died and are commemorated". Includes Commonwealth navies and air forces. This is volume IV of "The Cross of Sacrifice".
Published : Roberts, Reading 1996, First Edition
4to. First published in 1967 this is described as a "reduced, unabridged version of the first edition." Ownership inscription on front end-paper. 252pp + 22 unnumbered pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. Includes a list of sailing ships which "have been preserved either as training-ships or floating museums."
Published : Patrick Stephens/Edita Lausanne,
A very good copy in a near VG dustwrapper. 383pp. Many photographic illus. There are chapters on both World Wars.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1981, First Edition
First softback edition. 4to. A near fine copy. Pp.xvi,184. Over 200 illustrations with some in colour. "The main part of the book draws extensively on the knowledge of the last Shetland whalers, and their memories of their whaling days as young men in the South Atlantic."
Published : Shetland ex-Whalers Association, Lerwick 2015,
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 360 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout. A history of perhaps the most famous of the Clyde shipbuilding companies. Includes a list of all ships built by the company with dates, details and the ship's fate.
Published : West Dunbartonshire Libraries & Museums 2000, First Edition
4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other marking. 360 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout. The story of a famous Clyde shipbuilding yard. Includes details of all ships built by the company.
Published : West Dunbartonshire Libraries & Museums 2000, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which is a little chipped and torn and with spots of foxing to the spine. The book is dedicated to Compton Mackenzie and beneath the dedication the author has written "from David with affection". (This copy came from Compton Mackenzie's library). 448 pages. 10 illustrations. Folding genealogy at end.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1962, First Edition
Hardback. A very good, bright, copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 288 pages. Many illustrations. Mostly about life in the navy after the First World War but with two chapters on the early history of the Royal Navy, two chapters on lessons of the First World War etc.
Published : Hutchinson & Co., London 1932, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 352 pages. Many illustrations. A study of the British navy at the time of Nelson.
Published : Conway Maritime Press, London 1995,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is now protected. 255pp. 16 plates. 8 maps.
Published : Blackie, Glasgow 1975, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows some edge wear and tear. Small ownership label. This is an inscribed presentation copy from "Roland", very probably the co-author. 207 pages. 128 illustrations of which 36 are in full colour. Includes a chapter on Robert Louis Stevenson's life as a reluctant trainee civil engineer together with his own account of a "night stage-coach journey south after his uncongenial experiences working at Wick breakwater."
Published : Published By the Authors, Edinburgh 1999, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 256pp. Illus. Includes much on England's naval heritage.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1967, First Edition
A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 224 pages. Colour plates. Black and white illustrations. Includes a roll call of lighthouse keepers.
Published : New Island Books, Dublin 1993, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a slightly worn but otherwise very good dustwrapper. Pp.viii,278 + 8 pages of track charts at end. Frontispiece and 18 illustrations. The story of all the famous yacht races from the race from the USA to England in 1866 to the race to Bermuda in 1946. Includes a register of ocean racing yachts, a comprehensive list of architects and a chapter on "The Rules of the Game" by Herbert L. Stone.
Published : Yachting Publishing Corporation, New York 1946,
4to. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Very small tear in cloth of spine. Some light foxing mainly to end-papers. Pp.x,180. Many illustrations.
Published : Brown Son & Ferguson, Glasgow 1935, First Edition
Oblong 4to. This would be a very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper but unfortunately the pages have suffered from paper adhesion at some point and a few of the drawings have been damaged when clearing the adhesion. The great majority however are unaffected. The book contains 169 scraperboard drawings, done in the 1950s, of Clyde-built ships. "Each drawing is accompanied by a clear text, identifying the ship, the builder, the owner, the gross tonnage and the year built." Ships built by 22 Clyde shipyards are included.
Published : Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, Glasgow 1986, First Edition
Hardback. A very good plus copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.xvii,366. Frontispiece and 58 plates. 56 figures. 3 folding plans. Map end-papers. The story of Captain Killick who was a clipper captain in the China tea trade and his associates and successors in the firm of Killick Martin & Co.
Published : Chatto & Windus, London 1961, First Edition
Hardback. Nd. Vol. 1 may be first edition of 1892. Vol. II is fifth edition. A very good two volume set in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt and decorated in gilt on the upper board. Top edges gilt. No ownership inscription and little foxing. Vol. 1,pp.xx,,380. 10 maps and battle plans. Vol.II,pp.xvii,,428. 3 maps and battle plans.
Published : Sampson Low Marston & Co, London,
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 62 pages. Facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1875. The book "is an attempt to give a complete enumeration of all Officers who have served in the Arctic or Antarctic regions in the century between 1773 and 1873."
Published : The Royal Naval Museum, Portsmouth 1992,
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