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THE FORGOTTEN TRAGEDY THE STORY OF THE SINKING OF THE HMT LANCASTRIA
Written by Brian James Crabb.
Stock no. 2130168
Published by Shaun Tyas. 1st 2002. Slightly better than very good condition.
Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and diagrams. ISBN: 1900289504. SIGNED by author to title page. Bumping to top and tail of spine. A few page corner creases.
Written by Karen Farrington.
Stock no. 2128442
Published by Parkgate Books. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1902616138.
THE WRECK OF THE WAGER
Written by John Bulkeley; John Byron; Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 2128192
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1983. Fine condition.
Edited and introduced by Hibbert. Dark blue spine with gilt title. Light blue boards, with dark blue ship decorations. Endpapers are maps. Slip case is very good; some small knocks and grubby marks.
WELSH SHIPWRECKS IN CAMERA
Written by Phil Carradice.
Stock no. 2128116
Published by Quotes Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.
Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0860236005.
THE GREY WIDOW-MAKER
Written by Bernard Edwards.
Stock no. 1816711
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Twenty-four Disasters at Sea. Two centuries of maritime history, from the near-disastrous race across the Atlantic between paddle-steamers in 1838 to the 'Caribbean Breeze' under Iranian attack in 1985. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0709041918. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded and rear panel a little scuffed.
SHIPWRECKS OF THE BRISTOL CHANNEL
Written by Graham Smith.
Stock no. 1609989
Published by Countryside Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.
Blue cardwraps. A fascinating account of some of the ships which have foundered in The Bristol Channel, which has one of the highest tidal ranges in the world, and which opens out to the ferociousness of the Atlantic Ocean. Accounts include details of the courage and heroism displayed by seamen, and those who have risked their lives to save them. ISBN: 1853061530. SIGNED by author on title page (no dedication). Small white sticker to rear cover.
Written by James Norman Hall.
Stock no. 2117802
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
The adventure of the author in 1933 when he sailed from Tahiti to Pitcairn. Some uneven fading and a little mottling to covers. Vertical creasing to some pages of prelims. Page browning with a little foxing. Wrapper is a bit grubby with some creasing and small nicks.
STOVE BY A WHALE: OWEN CHASE AND THE ESSEX
Written by Thomas Farel Heffernan.
Stock no. 1811134
Published by Wesleyan University Press. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
In November 1820 in the middle of the Pacific near the Equator a whale rammed and sank the Nantucket whaleship Essex. The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale, the incident was the beginning of one fo the most harrowing survival feats in maritime history... Grey cloth boards, gilt title on blue title block to spine. ISBN: 0819550523. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a fine copy. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND
Written by Sean Street.
Stock no. 2115498
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0285630512. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing.
Written by John Fowles.
Stock no. 1606097
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Based on the photography of Gibsons of Scilly from the 1860's. Large oblong format. ISBN: 0224010530. Wrapper edge rubbed with a couple of tiny nicks.
THE WRECK OF THE DUMARU
Written by Lowell Thomas. Illustrated by Kurt Wiese.
Stock no. 1202223
Published by William Heinemann Ltd.. 1st 1931. Slightly better than very good condition.
A true story of cannibalism in an open boat. Blue cloth, white titles and vignette. 7 woodcuts by Kurt Wiese, 7 b/w photographs. 271 pages. A few scattered foxspots to prelims else contents fine. Covers bright.
TORREY CANYON POLLUTION AND MARINE LIFE
Written by J.E. Smith.
Stock no. 1202106
Published by Cambridge University Press. 1st 1968. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.
A study of the effects on marine life of the oil pollution caused by the shipwreck of the Torry Canyon. Colour and b/w photos.