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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 ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS
Written by Tony Gibbons.
Stock no. 1819835
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Over 1500 military and civilian ships from 5000 BC to the present day. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 544 pages including index. ISBN: 1856055914. Small nick to top of spine also follows through dustwrapper which has been repaired with tape to top of spine. Base of spine shelf worn. A few minor marks to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.

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RESCUE OF THE BOUNTY: DISASTER AND SURVIVAL IN SUPERSTORM SANDY
Written by Michael J. Tougias; Douglas A. Campbell.
Stock no. 2133338
Published by Scribner. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The harrowing story of the sinking and rescue of 'Bounty' - the tall ship used int he classic 1962 movie 'Mutiny on the Bounty' - which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. Blue cloth spine with silver title, blue paper boards. B/w photos. 227 pages. ISBN: 9781476746630. Spine very slightly bumped. Wrapper lightly rubbed at edges with a vertical crease on rear flap.

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THE GATHERING WIND
Written by Gregory A. Freeman.
Stock no. 2133336
Published by The New American Library. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hurricane Sandy, The Sailing Ship Bounty, And a Courageous Rescue at Sea. White paperboards, grey spine with silver title. B/w plates. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780451465764. Spine slightly bumped. Wrapper slightly rubbed at edges. Black mark to lower edge of textblock not affecting contents which are fine.

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LAST OF THE WIND SHIPS
Written by Alan J. Villiers.
Stock no. 1819663
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

B/w photos. The voyage of the 4-masted barque "Parma". Spine browned, boards a little grubby and browned at edges. A few scattered foxspots. One hinge pulled.

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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 OPIUM CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 2132802
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1st 1933. Almost very good condition.

The romance and chronology of the opium trade, the opium war and the beautiful little ships that were the first trading craft with clipper lines. Blue cloth with gilt chinese characters on front cover, silver titles. B/w photos, illustrations and plans. Endpapers are maps. 392 pages includes index. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Spine darkened with slight loss of gilt to titles. Cover edges darkened. Pages lightly browned else contents clean.

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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 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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HMS WARRIOR 1860 VICTORIA'S IRONCLAD DETERRENT
Written by Andrew Lambert.
Stock no. 2129075
Published by Conway. 2011. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. Fully revised and updated edition of the book 'Warrior: Restoring the World's First Ironclad' first published in 1987. ISBN: 9781844861286. A few small light knocks along cover edges. Contents are fine!

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THE YOUNG SEA OFFICER'S SHEET ANCHOR
Written by Darcy Lever.
Stock no. 815466
Published by M. Carey & Sons. 1st USA 1819. Good condition.

Or, a Hey to the Leading of Riggins, and to Practical Seamanship. With an appendix containing several figures illustrative of novelties and improvements in rigging. The First Philadelphia, From the Second London Edition. 1st US Edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Re-bound with new endpapers. Title page worn and repaired professionally with Japanese paper. It is possible that some of the prelims may be missing i.e. pages i to vi (first numbered page is vii). Plates to face page 7 and 18/19 missing else all other plates present. Damp staining to contents especially towards the end. Contents still quite readable. A good working copy. Reduced from £400.

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