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"Wrinkles" in Practical Navigation

By: Lecky, S T S

Price: $57.00

Publisher: George Philip & Son, London, Liverpool, 1894

Edition: 5th or later Edition


777 pages (complete). Lecky despised jargon and suffocating formal language. This book became a 'must-have' for every sailor. Lecky's navigation expertise was much sought after, and this is a generously intended volume for the average seaman. This copy, half-leather, has much owned and copiously used. It is in shabby condition. But, it is tough, resolute and muscular. The covers and spine have wear, marks, cracking. But are secure and robust. Inside, the contents are muc... View more info

"I. D.": New Tales Of The Submarine War

By: Masters, David

Price: $10.45

Publisher: Eyre And Spottiswoode, 1937

Edition: 2nd Edition


The boards are a bit shelf rubbed.Spine torn and sunned.Previous owner's inscriptions to back end page.Some tanning.Well bound.EM. View more info

"With Constant Care." A. P. Moller: Shipowner 1876 - 1965

By: Hornby, Ove

Price: $23.75

Publisher: Schultz, 1988-01-01


The jacket is slightly shelf rubbed.Internally clean and tightly bound.EK. View more info

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''The Navy Is Here!'' The Altmark Affair

By: Frischauer, Willi & Jackson, Robert

Price: $4.75

Publisher: GOLLANCZ, 1955

Edition: First Edition


Jacket is worn and marked.Foxing.Tightly bound.[R.N] View more info

20th Century Passenger Ships of the P&O

By: McCart, Neil

Price: $12.35

Publisher: Stephens, 1985

Edition: 1st Edition


The jacket is shelf rubbed.Foxing.Well bound.Very good copy.[R.K] View more info

A Book Of Ships

By: Mitchell, Charles

Price: $7.60

Publisher: The King Penguin Books, 1941


The boards are worn and damp marked a bit on the inside.Rubber stamp.Excellent binding.[R.K] View more info

A Century Of Shipping; The History Of The Royal Netherlands Steamship Company 1856-1956

By: Knap, Ger, H.

Price: $10.45


The boards are worn and marked.Internally clean.Excellent binding.Very good copy.[R.K] View more info

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A Century of South African Steam Tugs

By: Reynolds, David

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Downstairs Graphics & Publications, 1981

Edition: First Edition


The boards are a touch rubbed, faintly foxed and edge worn, but remain strong and whole. The dust jacket has fared less well; it is very rubbed and worn, with multiple chips, tears and creases along the edges, with some long tears running along the edges of the spine and flaps. Despite this, the jacket is for the most part intact and well protected in cellophane. Internally, a previous owner has taped some relevant newspaper clippings on to the back pastedown. A newspape... View more info

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A Handy Book for Shipowners and Masters

By: Holman, H.

Price: $15.20

Publisher: 1964


boards are rubbed, marked and edge worn. tanning. ownership inscriptions. visible netting. well bound. fairly good copy.[S.K] View more info

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A History of Shipwrecks, and Disasters at Sea, from the most authentic sources : Vol. 1 - The Northern and Polar Seas

By: Redding, Cyrus

Price: $42.75

Publisher: Whittaker, Treacher & Co., London / printer: William Clowes, 1833

Edition: 1st Edition


343 pages (complete). In general fair to poor condition. An ex-libris plate indicating provenance from the library of William Jardine in Cape Town, is affixed to the front pastedown. Jardine was one of the first and most influential of collectors of Africana. His library is now housed in the Library of Parliament. The covers are much marked and worn from handling. The spine is shined from use! Within, especially taking the book's age into account, the pages are exception... View more info

A Name among Seafaring Men: A History of the Training Ship General Botha

By: Grutter, Wilhelm;Davis (T. B. F.) Memorial Sailing Trust

Price: $15.20

Publisher: T. B. F. Davis Memorial Sailing Trust, 1973


The jacket is edgeworn.Internally clean.Tightly bound.Very good copy.[R.K] View more info

A Name among Seafaring Men: A History of the Training Ship General Botha

By: Grutter, Wilhelm;Davis (T. B. F.) Memorial Sailing Trust

Price: $13.30

Publisher: T. B. F. Davis Memorial Sailing Trust, 1973


The jacket is taped.Gift inscription.Light tanning.Tightly bound.Good copy.[R.K] View more info

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A Night to Remember

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $7.60

Publisher: Longmans, Green and Co., Ltd., London, 1956

Edition: 1st Edition


188 pages (complete). First British edition of what became one of the biggest bestsellers of all time. Lord's history of the sinking of RMS Titanic has never been out of print since publication. The dustjacket is firm, secure; it has some wear and scuffing. The boards have light wear and there are some tape residue marks. Inside, the contents are mild, a little foxed but mostly clean and clear. The pages are firm, neat, companionable and comfortable. fk View more info

A Night to Remember

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Longmans, 1956

Edition: 1st Edition


The jacket is rubbed and marked.Light tanning.Tightly bound.Very good copy.[R.K] View more info

A Night To Remember

By: Lord, Walter

Price: $5.70

Publisher: Longmans, 1956

Edition: 1st Edition


The boards are worn and sunned.Tanning.Tightly bound.[R.K] View more info