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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS VOLUME II
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1820021
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This volume embraces the period 1888-1928, forty hard years for the Wndjammer. Blue boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741142. A few light marks to lower edge of boards. Text block browned, vertical edge is marked. Lengthy gift inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear laminate which has aged (yellowed) and is a little grubby.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS VOLUME 1
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1820020
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741134. Reprint. Lower edge of board lightly rubbed. Text block browned, spotted to top edge. Small brown spot to top margin of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with stick-back laminate which has yellowed and is a little grubby.

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MASTING AND RIGGING THE CLIPPER SHIP & OCEAN CARRIER
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1819719
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

With authentic plans, working drawings and details of the 19th and 20th century sailing ship. Blue cloth boards. Gilt title to spine and blind title to front. B/w illustrations and diagrams. Spine browned. Damp staining to lower edge of boards. A few minor marks to boards. Front board slightly bowed. Text block and endpapers browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips, browned to spine and grubby to rear panel.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS (2 VOLUMES)
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819506
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1927. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth. B/w photos and folding diagrams. Vol I has 518 pages, Vol II has 448 pages. Volume I is a second impression of the first edition, volume II is Second Edition 1935. Boards marked. Corners rubbed and worn. Scattered foxing present mainly to endpapers and text block, volume II has foxing throughout. Volume II has a rubber ink stamp impression to half-title page, Front joint cracked else binding tight.

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CELEBRATION OF SAIL: THE MARINE ART OF ROY CROSS
Written by Roy Cross. Illustrated by Roy Cross.
Stock no. 1819494
Published by The Crowood Press. 1st 2004. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A volume of work celebrating the peak of the development of the naval and merchant sailing vessel, from the late eighteenth to the late nineteenth centuries. Large oblong format. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 1861267150. Pictorial dustwrapper lightly scuffed.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 1318853
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Very good condition.

Pale yellow pictorial boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This edition includes and introduction by the author extracted from his book Learning The Ropes. Spine is slightly bumped and rubbed at base. Nasty bump to top of spine which also affects the top of the slipcase.

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THE BLACKWALL FRIGATES
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819340
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition.

2nd edition. B/w illustrations. Reprint of Second Edition. A few minor marks to boards. Text block, half-title and last rear page browned. Some minor foxing mainly to margins.

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DEEP-WATER SAIL
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1819338
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sailing ships of the 19th and 20th centuries. B/w photos. 2nd edition. ISBN: 085174172X. A few minor foxspots to text block. Previous owner's name label to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper has old price label to front flap, some foxing to flap edges, a few marks, and small patch of surface paper loss to front panel.

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THE MASTING AND RIGGING OF ENGLISH SHIPS OF WAR 1625-1860
Written by James Lees.
Stock no. 1819116
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Rigging, mastmaking and sailmaking. Brown boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. 196 pages including index. ISBN: 085177136X. Text block browned, foxing to top edge. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to top edge. Slight odour present (cigarettes?).

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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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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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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SMALL CRAFT
Written by Gordon Fairley.
Stock no. 1318165
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book No. 64. With over 260 illustrations in the text and 8 pages of colour plates. Blue boards, white titles. ISBN: 0723215596. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Small sticky mark to lower edge of front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is lightly browned and a little rubbed at top and tail of spine.

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