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THE CHINA CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819394
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Second Edition. Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. The history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. ISBN: 0851741096. Previous owner's small name label to front endpaper. Small foxspots to text block. Some scattered foxing internally. White pictorial dustwrapper is grubby and marked.

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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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DEEP-WATER SAIL
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1819338
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sailing ships of the 19th and 20th centuries. B/w photos. 2nd edition. ISBN: 085174172X. A few minor foxspots to text block. Previous owner's name label to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper has old price label to front flap, some foxing to flap edges, a few marks, and small patch of surface paper loss to front panel.

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THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 2132810
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

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. Spine bumped. Base of spine and lower corners rubbed. Contents fine. Pictorial wrapper, covered in self-adhesive clear film, is discoloured at edges, slightly creased to front flap with tiny nicks at corners.

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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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THE DOWN EASTERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 2132789
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1980. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. Gilt titles. B/w photos. American deep-water sailing ships 1869-1929. The Story of the Cape Horners. 288 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851741126. Spine bumped, lower corners slightly rubbed. Light mark to top edge of front cover. Surface damage to edge of front endpaper. Light mark to top edge of a few pages. Brown mark to rear endpaper. Contents near fine. Wrapper has very faded spine and is covered in self-adhesive clear plastic, probably cause of marks to endpapers.

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THE WEYMOUTH LOG BOOK FOR SMALL VESSELS
No author listed.
Stock no. 2129146
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Blue boards, gilt titles. The Ideal Log Book for Yacht or Motor Boat. ISBN: 0851741800. Log book is clean. Wrapper has a few marks; closed tear to one corner of front panel.

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PRACTICAL DREDGING AND ALLIED SUBJECTS
Written by Hubert R. Cooper.
Stock no. 2124011
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth. B/w photos. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is browned with some edge-creasing; a couple of closed tears; a few nicks to corners.

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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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BROWN'S RULE OF THE ROAD MANUAL: THE RULE OF THE ROAD AT SEA
Written by W.K. Stewart.
Stock no. 1808152
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 8th 1936. Very good condition.

Eighth Edition. For the Ministry of Shipping Examinations. Foreign Going, Home Trade, Fishermen & Yachtsmen. Brown cloth spine, cream paper boards with brown titles. Illustrated by coloured diagrams. Also the uniform system of Buoyage, wreck-marking, regulations for light vessels, etc. Corners worn, edges of boards slightly stained. Title page browned, a few minor foxspots. Else contents clean.

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THE BOOK OF CANOEING
Written by Alec R. Ellis.
Stock no. 1707062
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1946. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. How to buy or make your canoe and where to take it. Fold-out maps to rear. Wrapper torn with some loss.

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