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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SMALL CRAFT
Written by Gordon Fairley.
Stock no. 2134661
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost 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. Bump and darkening to spine. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with stain to base of spine growing outwards.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 1320757
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine 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. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contained in publisher's orange slipcase which is very slightly grubby and has a 1" split to centre of one edge.

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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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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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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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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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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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