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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. 1318273
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 slightly bumped. Pale page edge browning. Dustwrapper is price-cut by publisher with 'new' price sticker above, is slightly edge creased and very slightly browned.

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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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BOATS AND BOATMEN OF PAKISTAN
Written by Basil Greenhill.
Stock no. 1817537
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1971. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

An original and detailed study of the lives and work of the boatmen of Pakistan, an area where a special pattern of life is set by the great rivers' systems and by the annual inundation following the onset of the south-west monsoon. Red cloth, gilt title to spine. Colour frontis and b/w photos. ISBN: 0715350099. A few minor marks to boards. Two red ink stamps to free front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is rubbed at corners.

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THE LAST TALL SHIPS
Written by Georg Kahre.
Stock no. 2130108
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gustaf Erikson and the Aland Sailing Fleets 1872-1947. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851771343. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with nicks to corners; faded to spine.

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SAILING
Written by Laurence Sandy. Illustrated by Laurence Sandy.
Stock no. 2130046
Published by Penguin. 1st 1953. Good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 95. Pictorial paperwraps. Oblong format. Covers and pages have vertical crease. Other edge-creasing with some browning and marks. Split to top and tail of spine. Some foxing. A reading copy.

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SAILING COMPANION
Written by Arthur Somers.
Stock no. 2129137
Published by Hamlyn. 1979. Almost very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A Practical Guide for Boat Owners. Large format. Diagrams and colour photos. ISBN: 0600383628. Uneven spotting to covers. Contents are still very good. Wrapper is price-cut with a little edge-chipping.

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MAKE YOUR OWN SAILS
Written by R.M. Bowker; S.A. Budd.
Stock no. 1817142
Published by MacMillan. 1979. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Revised Edition. A handbook for those who desire to make their own sails. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0333010507. Top & tail of spine & corners lightly rubbed. Contents clean. Slight musty odour present. Pictorial dustwrapper is slightly grubby and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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SOUTH COAST CRUISING FROM THE THAMES TO PENZANCE
Written by Charles Pears.
Stock no. 2125806
Published by Edward Arnold & Co.. 1st 1931. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with dark blue titles and vignette. With Charts and Sailing Directions. Uneven browning to covers. Corners are bumped. Inscriptions in ink to front endpaper. Some foxing and margin marks. Wrapper is heavily browned with tears and chips; loss to top and tail of spine and corners; creased.

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SQUARE-RIGGERS THE FINAL EPOCH 1921-1958
Written by Alex A. Hurst.
Stock no. 2124570
Published by Teredo Books. 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. Comprehensively indexed. Contains 258 illustrations. ISBN: 0903662000. A few marks to covers. Foxing. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine and old price label on front flap; some nicks to edges.

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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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