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THE ARCTIC WHALERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1827692
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1978. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. 483 pages. The amazing life of the whale hunters. ISBN: 085174107x. Top & tail of spine and corners of boards lightly rubbed. Coffee (?) stain to top edge of text block (not awful). Some pencil annotation to margins (a line highlighting a paragraph), Rear pastedown map has pencil writing in margins. Else contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper has a couplle of small edge-chips and is grubby, rear panel is creased, small tear to top edge.

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THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1827691
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1975. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

TNew Edition. The Emigrant Ships, The Wool Clippers, The Iron Clippers and The New Zealand Trade. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w illustrations and plans. 384 pages includes index. Boards clean and bright. Text block just slightly browned & grubby. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is grubby and has a few closed edge-tears (no loss).

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ROUND THE HORN BEFORE THE MAST
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1827680
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1st thus 1986. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Reprint of the John Murray edition. A personal record of a journey around Cape Horn in 1899. Blue cloth boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851745067. Light vertical creasing to spine (through reading use). Else contents clean. White dustwrapper is edge-creased, lightly browned to spine, small closed tears (no loss).

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RICHES FROM WRECKS: THE RECOVERY OF SUNKEN CARGOES
Written by Fergus Hinds.
Stock no. 1826585
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1st 1995. Very good condition.

A topic of fascination to all manner of mariners; by deliberately non-specialist presentation the glamour and fun of real-life treasure hunting may be relished by anyone. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos and diagrams. ISBN: 0851746233. SIGNED by the author (with inscription) to verso of half-title page. Spine faded from red to white, title to spine almost invisible. Uneven fading to spine edge on front board, tiny patch to rear board. Contents clean.

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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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TO BEAT THE CLIPPER SHIPS
Written by Barry Pickthall.
Stock no. 2113200
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1st 1980. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The story of the Nedlloyd Spice Race. Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Colour and b/w photos. ISBN: 0851743943. Bumping to spine and corners. Uneven fading along cover edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with edge-creasing and a few nicks.

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