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  • £95.00

    Sailing Trawlers

    the story of deep-sea fishing with long line and trawl.

    March, Edgar J.

    Percival Marshall, 1953.

    the scarce original edition of this authoritative study of the sailing trawlers, illustrated with nearly 200 photos plus many scale plans and drawings.

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  • £10.00

    Archive, issue 33

    Archive, the quarterly journal for British industrial and transport history. issue 33

    Parkhouse & Pope [editors]

    Lightmoor Press, 2002.

    includes a 20-page article on the Clyde river ferries

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  • £350.00

    Kon-Tiki Expedition, by raft across the South Seas. Limited Edition

    Heyerdahl, Thor

    Londoln, Theodore Brun Ltd., 1950.

    one of only 150 numbered copies (no.142) issued by Editions De Luxe Limited for The Collector’s Book Club, and signed by Thor Heyerdahl

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  • £65.00


    the true story of one man’s discovery of the ocean’s richest secrets


    Jessop, Keith

    Simon & Schuster, 1998.

    Keith Jessop is the most successful treasure hunter and salvage diver in history, including the salvage of gold from HMS Edinburgh

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  • £15.00

    Windjammer Modelling

    Monk, Clive

    Faber, 1954.

    a good, clearly written and illustrated guide to the art of deep sea sailing ship modelling

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  • £15.00

    War With Cape Horn

    Villiers, Alan

    Scribner’s, 1971.

    the history of the great sailing ships that battled through the western rounding of Cape Horn. one of Villiers’ more elusive titles, and a well produced book

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  • £50.00

    Rees’s Naval Architecture

    Rees, Abraham

    David & Charles, 1970.

    the extracts from the 1819-20 Cyclopaedia dealing with shipbuilding and naval architecture and comprising nearly 200 pages of text and numerous folding plans.

    a fascinating insight into early 19th-century shipbuilding.

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  • £250.00

    The Steam Engine

    comprising an account of its invention and progressive improvement; with an investigation of its principles, and the proportions of its parts for efficiency and strength:

    detailing also its application to Navigation, Mining, Impelling Machines, etc. and the results collected in numerous tables for practical use.

    illustrated by twenty plates, and numerous wood cuts.

    Tredgold, Thomas

    London, printed for J.Taylor, 1827.

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  • £10.00

    Sea-Dogs of Today

    Villiers, Alan

    Harrap, 1932.

    a vivid collection of sailing ship writing, including chapters on the John Stewart line of sailing ships, the Erikson ships, Captain Anton Larsen, master whaler, etc., etc.

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