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HISTORY OF THE PORT OF CARDIFF
Written by Edgar L. Chappell.
Stock no. 2132490
Published by Priory Press Limited. 1939. Almost very good condition.

Dark blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations. Split/chipping/fraying to top 1" of spine, which is also browned. Marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and page margins. A few annotations to margins.

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WORKING BOATS OF BRITAIN: THEIR SHAPE AND PURPOSE
Written by Eric McKee.
Stock no. 2132434
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1983. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A highly original study of boat types based on a lifetime's personal research conducted around the coastline and rivers of England, Scotland and Wales. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w drawings. 256 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851772773. Base of spine very slightly bumped. Light page-edge browning else contents fine. Wrapper browned mainly at spine and edges, light dampstain to top edge of front panel.

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MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS 1775-1815
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2132431
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sovereignty of Sail. The first of a three-part history of merchant shipping. Revised and expanded edition. Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851773230. Slight bumped spine and very light page-edge browning else fine. Wrapper browned at top edge.

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THE CONSTRUCTION AND FITTING OF THE SAILING MAN OF WAR 1650-1850
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 2132430
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Every aspect of the building process is covered and for the modelmaker and technical historian this book will answer most, if not all, of their questions. Large format. B/w illustrations. B/w photos. 276 Pages. ISBN: 0851773265. Spine bumped. Light page-edge browning else contents fine. Wrapper browned at edges.

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COGS, CARAVELS AND GALLEONS THE SAILING SHIP 1000-1650
Written by Robert Gardiner; et al.
Stock no. 2132350
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1994. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the sailing ship 1000-1650. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851775608. Light browning to edge of textblock else a fine copy in pictorial wrapper which is browned at edges.

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CAPTAIN BLIGH AND MR CHRISTIAN
Written by Richard Hough.
Stock no. 2132328
Published by Cassell. 1st thus 1979. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Men and the Mutiny. Dark blue boards, silver title to spine. B/w plates. 320 pages includes index. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Wrapper rubbed at top front edge and spine faded.

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THE JOURNAL OF BOUNTY'S LAUNCH
Written by William Bligh; A. Richard Mansir.
Stock no. 2132324
Published by Kittiwake Publications. 1st 1989. Very good condition.

Captain Bligh's own account of the remarkable 4000 mile open boat voyage following the famous Mutiny on the Bounty. Large format. Pictorial card wraps. Colour and b/w illustrations. 112 pages. ISBN: 0929834003. Lower spine slightly bumped. Light browning to cover edges. Contents fine.

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THE BOUNTY: THE TRUE STORY OF THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
Written by Caroline Alexander.
Stock no. 2132323
Published by Viking Penguin Inc.. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

An account of one of the most infamous episodes in the history of seagoing voyages. Colour & b/w illustrations. Green boards, gilt title to spine. 491 pages includes index. ISBN: 067003133X. Lower spine of book and wrapper bumped. Very light scuff marks to rear of wrapper.

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THE PORTS AND HARBOURS OF CORNWALL
Written by Richard Pearse.
Stock no. 1819067
Published by H.E. Warne. 1964. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

An introduction to the study of 800 years of maritime affairs. Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. Reprint with corrections. Browning to text block and endpapers. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn and torn with loss to lower gutter edge of front panel, grubby to rear panel.

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JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I
Written by John E. Moore.
Stock no. 1818918
Published by Studio Editions. 1st thus 1990. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 1851703780. Light scuffing to horizontal board edges. Foxing to half-title page and last page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly browned and lightly edge-creased with a small closed tear (no loss) to top front edge.

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MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING CAPTAIN
Written by Admiral Lord Cochrane; Brian Vale.
Stock no. 2132111
Published by Folio Society. 2005. Fine condition.

Introduction by Vale. Cochrane was an inspired naval commander in the Napoleonic wars, a leading figure in the Radical movement but he was also guilty of making disastrous decisions on land and being pig-headed and vindictive and he used his memoirs to settle old scores. Colour illustrations. Dark blue cloth, with gilt title, border and vignette. 311 pages. Slip case is better than very good; a few small marks.

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BRITISH BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR TWO
Written by Alan Raven; John Roberts.
Stock no. 2132097
Published by Arms & Armour Press. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large square format. 436 pages. B/w photos. The development and technical history of the Royal Navy's Battleships and Battlecruisers from 1911 to 1946. Foldout b/w plans. Four pages in colour. ISBN: 0853681414. Some spotting to covers. Foxing to outer page edges. Marks to endpapers. Wrapper has a few small chips at edges and is browned.

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