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Red cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. A few marks to covers. Browning and foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned to spine and some edges; creased with a few chips and nicks, but minimal loss.
PICTORIAL CHRONICLES OF THE MIGHTY DEEP; OR, THE SEA, ITS SHIPS AND SAILORS
Written by Francis Watt.
Stock no. 1321796
Published by James Sangster and Co.. Circa 1887. Very good condition.
Being a record from the earliest times of our own day of the most remarkable maritime adventures, voyages, discoveries, conflicts, deeds of bravery and danger... Embellished with upwards of 100 excellent woodcuts and a series of colour plates from authentic scenes in Foreign Lands. Spine and corners bumped. Spine faded and slightly rubbed. Name and date in ink to front free-endpaper. Some foxspots to textblock. Tears to lower edges of frontis and tissue-guard.
On the night of Tuesday 25th October 1960 the Arkendale H and the Wastdale H collided with the Severn Railway Bridge resulting in an explosion, which claimed the lives of five crewmen. Fifty years later, the wrecks of the two tanker barges remain lying in the Severn off Purton. Pictorial cardwraps. Staple bound booklet. B/w photos and colour photos to centre spread. 46 pages. ISBN: 9780953271139.
ALLIED ESCORT SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II: A COMPLETE SURVEY
Written by Peter Elliott.
Stock no. 1822425
Published by Macdonald and Jane's. 1st 1977. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A complete survey. An indepth study of all the allied escort ship classes built in 1939-1945. 575 pages. B/w photos. ISBN: 0356084019. Text block browned. Vertical crease to front endpaper. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a few minor marks.
Britannia Naval Histories of World War II. Two original battle summaries, one written by the Royal Navy and the other by the German naval historian, ex-Vice Admiral Kurt Assman. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 9781841023069. A nice, clean copy.
THE CLYDE PASSENGER STEAMER: ITS RISE AND PROGRESS DURING THE NINETEENTH CENTURY
Written by James Williamson.
Stock no. 1822367
Published by Spa Books. 1st thus 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
From the 'Comet' of 1812 to the 'King Edward' of 1901. Originally published in 1904, this facsimile edition reproduces the work complete and unabridged. Pale blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0907590195. Light browning to boards. Minor foxspots to text block. Faint pencil erasure marks to top of front endpaper. Contents clean. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
LIGHTHOUSES: THEIR ARCHITECTURE, HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY
Written by Douglas B. Hague; Rosemary Christie.
Stock no. 1822354
Published by Gomer Press. 1985. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
A study based on over 12 years first hand examination of several hundred lighthouses. Blue cloth boards, gilt title to spine and vignette to front. B/w illustrations, diagrams, maps & photos. ISBN: 0850883245. Third impression. A nice, clean copy in dustwrapper which is lightly creased at top of spine and lightly scuffed to rear panel.
Large format. Colour frontis, b/w photos. The West Country Trows and Trowmen. ISBN: 0953302822. SIGNED (with dedication) to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly faded to spine, creased to rear panel and has a couple of small pinholes to rear spine edge.
THE SHIPS OF TRAFALGAR: THE BRITISH, FRENCH AND SPANISH FLEETS OCTOBER 1805
Written by Peter Goodwin.
Stock no. 1822253
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The definitive guide to the British, French and Spanish ships at Trafalgar, 21 October 1805. Examining in detail each of the 73 ships which were present at the Battle of Trafalgar. Large format. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. Colour illustrations, b/w line drawings. 256 pages including index. ISBN: 1844860159. Top & tail of spine lightly rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is faded to spine.
STEAM, STEEL & SHELLFIRE: THE STEAM WARSHIP 1815-1905
Written by Robert Gardiner; Andrew Lambert; et al.
Stock no. 1822252
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Conway's history of the Ship Series. Large format. B/w photos. 192 pages. ISBN: 0851775640. Base of spine bumped from shelf wear. Contents fine. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-worn.
From the day Mussolini's Italy declared war on Britain in June 1940, the island of Malta was under siege. Its strategic importance was obvious to both sides, standing as it did in the central Mediterranean, athwart the supply route between Italy and the Axis armies in North Africa. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0719564085. Covers lightly scuffed.
Blue pictorial cloth. Endpapers are maps. Colour plates. 614 pages including index. Top edge blue. A fine copy contained in publisher's slipcase which is scuffed especially to lower end (shelf wear).