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Hardback. A good copy in orange cloth which is marked towards the foot of the spine. There are two numbers on the spine, a school library label on the front fixed end-paper and a note of the person who presented the book to the library on the front free end-paper. Some end-paper and edge foxing. Pp.xxiv,313. The Introduction on Pemberton's life and work is by Eric Partridge. Pemberton was born in 1790 and ran away to Liverpool at the age of 17. He was seized by a press-gang and served on ships of war from 1806 to 1812. Much of the autobiography is concerned with this period. In later life he was an actor and lecturer. This edition is limited to 1000 copies.
Published : The Scholartis Press, London 1929, First Edition Thus
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 155pp. 32 illus.
Published : David & Charles, Newton Abbot 1973, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in black on the upper board. Ownership inscription and date (April 1873) on front end-paper. A little foxing. Pp.vi,,121. Folding frontispiece map being a Wreck Chart of the British Isles for 1871. A book about the needless loss of life in shipwrecks and what could be done about it by the man after whom the Plimsoll Line is named.
Published : Virtue & Co, London 1873, Popular Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Previous owner's blind stamp. 180pp. More than 100 photographs. Memories of war told by British sailors.
Published : Arms & Armour Press, London 1989, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a cream half-leather binding with light green boards lettered and decorated in gilt. Bookplate. 27 pages. Frontispiece and one other illustration. This was a paper read before the Members of the Hampshire Archaeological Society at Cowes Castle on 11th October 1916 and printed by request. Uncommon.
Published : Privately Published 1927, Second Issue
Hardback. A near very good copy in cream and black cloth lettered in gilt. Boards a little marked. No ownership inscription. Moderate edge and end-paper foxing. Pp.xxii,501. Frontispiece. Blake fought at sea for the Commonwealth during the English Civil War.
Published : Navy Records Society 1937, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Ownership inscription on front end-paper. Pp.x,173. 85 figures. Two folding diagrams at rear.
Published : Brown Son & Ferguson, Glasgow 1971, Fifth (Metric) Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blind-stamped dark greenish-blue cloth. Re-backed with old spine laid down. New end-papers. No ownership inscription. A little foxing. Pp.viii,652. Brenton was a late 18th/ early 19th century British Admiral who saw action against the French in the Napoleonic Wars.
Published : Hatchard and Son, London 1846, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A very good copy. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. 160 pages. Numerous illustrations. Gives details of steam drifters registered in Inverness, Wick, Kirkwall, Lerwick and Stornoway.
Published : Privately Published, Enzie, Moray 2002, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which has a few edge tears. There are a few neat ink side-lined comments generally pointing to/correcting errors in the book. 334 pages. Map end-papers. Folding map at rear. Barton was a leading Scottish 16th century merchant, financier,seaman, part-time privateer and later Comptroller of the Scottish Royal Household and Royal Treasurer. This is a significant history of a member of the 16th century Scottish middle class.
Published : University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 1962, First USA Edition
Illustrated by Melville Mackay.
Hardback. A near very good copy in blind-stamped dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Mark on rear board. Gift inscription and stamp of a hotel on front end-paper. Pp.xvii,325 +26pp adverts and reviews of another of the author's books. 8 illustrations. The life and memories of the small inshore fisherman of southern England in the late 19th/ early 20th centuries.
Published : Macmillan & Co, London 1910, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.x,289. Many illustrations. Maps. An authoritative history of the "dog boats" in Home, Mediterranean and Norwegian waters.
Published : Sutton Publishing 1998, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in the original mauve cloth lettered in gilt. In a very good dustwrapper which has small tears at the upper board tips. Ownership inscription (of a Lieut.-Commander) on the front end-paper. 304 pages. Numerous illustrations throughout.
Published : Spellmount, Tunbridge Wells 1988, First Edition
Illustrated by Charles Dixon and C.J. Staniland.
Hardback. Oblong folio. A very good copy in dark blue cloth which is lettered and decorated in gilt. Bevelled edges. A clean copy with no ownership inscription and little foxing. 96 pages. 48 full-page coloured illustrations by Charles Dixon R.I. Many black and white illustrations by C.J. Staniland R.I. A history and celebration of Britain's naval prowess with "a gallery of naval portraiture such as has not before been seen".
Published : "Navy and Army Illustrated", London 1901, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwise complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 336 pages. Many illustrations. The story of the ship which became the lifeline of the people of Shetland, her crew and the people who sailed in her.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick 1982, First Edition
Softback. 4to. A near fine copy. Signed by the author. 148 pages. Numerous illustrations including colour. A pictorial history of two ships which served the Shetland Isles.
Published : The Shetland Times Ltd, Lerwick 2002, First Edition
A very good copy in a near vg dustwrapper with one closed tear. 256pp. Many illustrations and maps. A detailed study by a distinguished German naval historian of the climax of the Battle of the Atlantic.
Published : Ian Allan, London 1977, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a near very good dustwrapper which shows the fairly inoffensive traces of a label at the top of the front panel. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. Pp.xv,413. Illustrations, maps and tables. Erratum slip. Review slip. A nice copy.
Published : Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London 1960, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in navy cloth lettered in gilt on the spine and upper board. No ownership inscription or other internal marking. 144 pages. Frontispiece and 32 illustrations including tipped-in colour plates. This was originally a monthly journal printed on HMS Blenheim from Autumn 1914 to Spring 1915 while the ship was in the lee of the island of Tenedos in the Aegean Sea.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1917, First Edition in Book Form
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine, price-clipped, dustwrapper. 223 pages. Many illustrations. The story of three British servicemen who retrieved vital German codebooks from a sinking U-boat which enabled Bletchley Park's code-brakers to crack Enigma and so win the Battle of the Atlantic.
Published : Tempus Publishing 2008, First Edition
A very good copy in a good dustwrapper. Previous owner's blind stamps. Tales for boys and girls of merchant navy heroism in wartime.
Published : The Bodley Head, London 1957, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. 144 pages. 120 photographs. The book concentrates on the men who manned the U-Boats, their background, training, tasks, their daily life, how successful they were etc. Includes very detailed Appendices on all known commanders and their boats.
Published : The Crowood Press, Marlborough 1998, First Edition
Nd. c. 1945. A very good copy in a good, complete dustwrapper. Previous owner's blind-stamp on front end-paper. 192pp. 8 illustrations.
Published : Blackie & Son, London, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's inscription on front end-paper. 208pp. 32 illustrations. 9 maps. The story of the convoy which lifted the blockade of Malta.
Published : William Kimber, London 1970, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. Pp.vii,232. Illustrated. Essays on Scotland's maritime history.
Published : John Donald Publishers Ltd., Edinburgh 1992, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in black cloth lettered in gilt. Pp.xvii,317. 10 illustrations. 8 maps and plans including end-paper maps. Sellotape repair at page 61/62.
Published : William Heinemann, London 1934, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in bright green bevelled cloth lettered and decorated in gilt. All edges gilt. Ownership inscription on front end-paper but otherwise a lovely clean copy internally with little foxing. Pp.xiv,,351, + 16pp publisher's catalogue. 12 plates by Westall printed in Woodburytype. Folding plan of the Battle of the Nile. Illustration showing Nelson's signature at various dates. A handsome book.
Published : Bickers & Son, London 1883,
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. 430pp. A short history of British sea power from the Armada to the Falklands.
Published : Robert Hale, London 1984, First Edition
Hardback. A good plus copy in light blue boards. Dark blue cloth spine with paper title piece. Wear to board tips. 83 pages. Comprises four lectures delivered at Trinity College, Cambridge which argue that Pepys rendered inestimable services to naval administration.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1920, First Edition
A good copy in blue cloth lettered in white on spine. Previous owner's blind stamp. 127pp. Frontispiece. The story of four days in the life of an escort ship on a northern convoy in the Second World War.
Published : George Allen & Unwin, London 1945, First Edition
Hardback. Small 4to. A very good plus copy in a similar dustwrapper which is price-clipped but otherwisw complete and untorn. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 176 pages. Many illustrations including colour.
Published : Quiller Press, London 1983, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine, price-clipped, dustwrapper. A clean copy without ownership inscription or other internal marking. Pp.xix,603. Colour frontispiece and 64 black and white illustrations. The story of Royal Navy chaplains from the Crusades to the "Cod war" of 1976. Includes the names of approximately 5000 known naval chaplains.
Published : Oxford. Illustrated Press 1978, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a good dustwrapper which shows minor edge chipping/tears. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 430 pages. More than 360 photographs and more than 100 three view drawings.
Published : Putnam, London 1962, Second Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in a just about good dustwrapper which has some edge tears and minor chipping. A lovely clean copy internally. Pp.xi,180. Many illustrations. The first history of all the south coast pleasure steamers.
Published : T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd. 1962, First Edition
Hardback. A near fine copy in a near fine dustwrapper. Pp.xii,370. Illustrated. Described as "an expert and comprehensive review of both the civil and the military aspects of seapower as we move into the twenty-first century".
Published : Sutton Publishing, Stroud 2001, First Edition
Hardback. A very good copy in blue cloth lettered in silver. Lacks dustwrapper. A clean copy internally with no ownership inscription or other marking. 167 pages. Illustrations. Charts. This is the story of the loss of the author's boat "Mischief" and of the first two voyages of its successor "Sea Breeze."
Published : Hollis & Carter, London 1971, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in blue cloth lettered in gilt. Fading to spine but lettering clear. Lacks dustwrapper. Some spotting to end-papers but otherwise a decent copy internally. Pp.viii,185. 16 plates. 2 maps. An account of the author's 10,000 miles voyage in the yacht "Mischief" to Patagonia and his traverse of a glacier there. Tilman was a noted mountaineer who took to the sea in later life.
Published : Cambridge University Press 1957, First Edition
A very good copy in the original blue cloth lettered in gilt on the spine. Previous owner's blind stamp. A little fore-edge foxing. 304pp. Profusely illustrated.
Published : George G. Harrap, London 1935, First Edition
Nd.c.1922. 4to. A good copy in red cloth which shows some fading to upper board. Pp.57,, + adverts. Many illustrations. Text in English and Dutch. The object of the book is "a resume of the historic relations between the Netherlands and South Africa which have now so definitely been sealed by the establishment of the Holland-South-Africa line".
Published : Bernard Houthakker, Amsterdam, First Edition
Hardback. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper. 160 pages. Illustrated. The story of an engineering company which established a reputation in the field of submarine engineering systems during the First World War, entered the field of naval aviation between the wars and whose helicopter handling systems are now in use with navies around the world.
Published : MacTaggart Scott & Co. Ltd, Loanhead 1998, First Edition
4to. A very good copy. Softcover. Previous owner's blind stamp. 101pp. + 99 badges ilustrated in colour. Many black and white illustrations.
Published : Neptune Books, Orpington, Kent, First Edition
Hardback. A good copy in dark blue cloth lettered in gilt. Some wear to spine ends. Endpapers browned. No ownership inscription. Pp.vi,,412. Illustrated. Napier was a British Admiral of the first half of the 19th century who enjoyed a very lengthy naval career.
Published : Hutchinson, London 1917, First Edition
Hardback. 4to. A very good copy in a near good dustwrapper which is chipped at the top of the spine and with a small chip on the back panel. 90pp text + 48 black and white plates.
Published : F. Lewis, Leigh-On-Sea 1967, First Edition
A near fine copy in a similar dustwrapper. A clean copy without foxing or ownership inscription. 345pp. Illustrations. Maps. The story of attempts to circumnavigate the globe.
Published : Constable, London 1989, First Edition
A very good copy in a very good dustwrapper. Previous owner's blind stamp. 320pp. Illustrated.
Published : Michael Joseph, London 1977, First Edition
Illustrated by H.C. Seppings Wright.
A very good copy in original dark green cloth lettered and decorated in gilt and with inset illustration of men o' war on upper board. 364pp + 16pp catalogue. Frontis. and 12 illustrations. Exploits of the British navy.
Published : Archibald Constable & Co, London 1901, First Edition
Illustrated by John Copland.
Hardback. A good copy in light grey cloth with pictorial upper board. Lettered in white on the spine ( faded but readable) and upper board. No ownership inscription. Trace of a stain at the top of the front free end-paper. Wear to lower rear board tip. Patterned end-papers. Pp.208 + 16pp Appendix and Index. Frontispiece, route map showing roads used by smugglers, full-page drawings, tail-pieces and sections of admiralty charts. A study of the old smuggling days along the Gallowaty sea-board. A rather uncommon title.
Published : J. Maxwell & Son, Dumfries 1908, First Edition
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