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EAST COAST PASSAGE THE VOYAGE OF A THAMES SAILING BARGE
Written by D.H. Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Humphreys.
Stock no. 2126498
Published by Longman. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Red/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582103746. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with some creasing and chipping; a little loss.

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HALF A GALE
Written by Michael Frostick.
Stock no. 2126496
Published by Kenneth Mason. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Michael Frost's 35 years enchantment with an East Coast fishing smack. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0859372634. Some surface paper to edge of front cover (appears to be front verso of wrapper). Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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EREBUS THE STORY OF A SHIP
Written by Michael Palin.
Stock no. 2125830
Published by Hutchinson. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Dark orange boards, white title to spine. Colour & b/w illustrations. ISBN: 9781847948137. Light edge-creasing to wrapper.

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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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HISTORIC SAIL THE GLORY OF THE SAILING SHIP FROM THE 13TH TO THE 19TH CENTURY
Written by Stephen Howarth. Illustrated by Joseph Wheatley.
Stock no. 2125479
Published by Greenhill Books. 1ST 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour photos. ISBN: 1853673994. Grubby marks to a few outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with closed tear to top edge of rear panel; some grubby marks to edges.

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COGS, CARAVELS AND GALLEONS THE SAILING SHIP 1000-1650
Written by Robert Gardiner; et al.
Stock no. 1816090
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1994. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The history of the sailing ship 1000-1650. Large format. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0851775608. Slight fading across top front panel of dustwrapper.

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SAILING SHIP RIGS AND RIGGING
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1816061
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Authentic plans of famous vessels of the 19th and 20th centuries. B/w illustrations. Second edition. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small brown mark to lower corner of rear contents. Some light browning to frontispiece and title page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has a small amount of loss to top of spine and front & rear panel, small circular sticker to base of spine, light foxing to rear panel.

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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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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS VOLUME II
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1815685
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume embraces the period 1888-1928, forty hard years for the Wndjammer. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741142. Bumping to board corners, rear board has a small mark. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with a few small marks.

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THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1815681
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1975. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Light rubbing to board corners. Text block slightly grubby. Grubby mark to front endpaper (pencil erasure). Price-cut dustwrapper is a little grubby and scuffed, loss to lower rear edge (approx. 2" across x 0.75" high).

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 2124479
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 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. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, just some scuffing along one edge.

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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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