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SQUARE-RIGGER DAYS
Written by C.W. Domville-Fife.
Stock no. 2124221
Published by Seeley, Service & Co. Ltd.. Very good condition.

Large format. Blue cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations and photos. Autobiographies of Sail. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A few marks to covers. Foxing to endpapers, outer page edges and some page margins.

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SQUARE RIGGED SAILING SHIPS
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2124219
Published by Argus Books. 1st 1977. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Compact history of the square rigger. ISBN: 0852425163. Foxing to outer page edges.

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THE PASSAGE MAKERS
Written by Michael K. Stammers.
Stock no. 2124214
Published by Teredo Books. 1st 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

120 plates with 22 in colour. The story of the Liverpool Black Ball Line. ISBN: 090366206X. SIGNED by author to half-title page. This is a Review Copy. Wrapper is edge-creased with repaired tear to bottom of spine; fading to spine.

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MASTER OF CAPE HORN
Written by Hugh Falkus.
Stock no. 2124192
Published by Victor Gollancz. 1st 1982. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour & b/w illustrations. The story of a Square-Rigger captain and his world (W.A. Nelson). ISBN: 0575030895. Couple of foxspots to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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AN ENGINEER OF SORTS
Written by Peter Du Cane.
Stock no. 2124189
Published by Nautical Publishing Company. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Tall format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0245507493. Wrapper is price-cut and edge-creased with fading to spine.

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CLIPPER SHIPS
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2124164
Published by Model & Allied Publications. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0852426186. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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GREYHOUNDS OF THE SEA
Written by Carl Cutler.
Stock no. 2124155
Published by Patrick Stephens. 3rd 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour & b/w illustrations. The story of the American Clipper Ship. ISBN: 0850597285. Wrapper is a bit edge-creased, with light fading to spine.

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LAST OF THE SAILING COASTERS
Written by Edmund Eglinton.
Stock no. 1815438
Published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office. 1st 1982. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Reminiscences and observations of the days in the Severn trows, coasting ketches and schooners. B/w photos. ISBN: 0112903363. Page browning.

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THE BOUNTY SHIPS OF FRANCE
Written by Alan J. Villiers; Henri Picard.
Stock no. 1815421
Published by Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st 1972. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The story of the French Cape Horn sailing ships. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850591023. Dustwrapper is price-cut and slightly faded to spine.

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THE PASSAGE MAKER'S MANUAL
Written by Bill Finnis.
Stock no. 1815235
Published by Waterline. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A book for the serious blue-water sailor - a book that has been written with the solid experience of a six-year circumnavigation and countless long distance offshore passages. Sound advice on the creation of a seaworthy and seakindly boat. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and diagrams. 174 pages including index. ISBN: 185310440X.

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MODEL YACHT CONSTRUCTION AND SAILING
Written by C.E. Bowden.
Stock no. 1814863
Published by Percival Marshall And Co Ltd.. Circa 1947. Almost very good condition.

The principles of the design, construction and operation of model and small racing craft in the light of modern knowledge of aerodynamics and hydrodynamics. Small format. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 93 pages. Small square cut from front cover vertical edge approx 1cm squared. Front hinge splitting and therefore binding a little fragile especially at the front of the book. Page browning.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 2123486
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Slightly better than 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 faded. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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