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  • £15.00

    British Fishing-Boats and Coastal Craft

    by E.W. White


    London, HMSO, 1952 & 1957.


    useful handbooks to the traditional sailing fishing boats and coastal craft of the British Isles.


    Part 1 – Historical Survey.


    Part 2 – Catalogue of the collection in the Science Museum.


    illustrated with 38 full-page photographs, mostly with two illustrations to a page

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  • £15.00

    Sea Fisheries, their treasures and toilers

    by Marcel Herubel


    translated from the French by Bernard Miall.

    T. Fisher Unwin, 1912.

    a serious study of the fish stocks and fishing industry at the beginning of the 20th century, with an emphasis on the French fisheries.

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  • £5.00

    Fishing Boats of Scotland

    by James A. Pottinger


    The History Press, 2010.


    128 pages of captioned photographs depicting Scottish fishing boats of the 20th century

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  • £45.00

    Fishing Boats of the World

    design, engines, propellers, deck gear, factory ships, safety at sea


    edited by Jan-Olof Traung


    Fishing News, 1969.


    papers resulting from the 1953 Fishing Boat Congress.


    a vast amount of material on fishing boats and the fishing industry in the mid-20th century.

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  • £20.00

    The Marr Story, the history of a fishing family

    by Michael Thompson


    J.Marr Ltd, 1995.


    a history of the famous Hull based fishing firm.

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  • £35.00

    Great Waters

    a voyage…. to study whales, plankton and the waters of the Southern Ocean in the old Royal Research Ship ‘Discovery’, with the results brought up to date by the findings of the R.R.S. ‘Discovery II’


    by Sir Alister Hardy


    Collins, 1967.


    a classic oceanography and whaling title based on the 1925-27 voyages made in Captain Scott’s famous ship ‘Discovery’ during her later career as a research vessel.

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  • £75.00

    Sailing Drifters

    the story of the herring luggers of England, Scotland and the Isle of Man



    March, Edgar J.



    David & Charles, 1969.



    good quality reprint of the original 1952 work;  the authoritative text is complemented by nearly 200 photographs, 60 pages of scale plans, and 76 sketches of gear.


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  • £150.00

    Northumberland Sea Fisheries Committee 

    Report on the Scientific Investigations for the year 1903 [to 1911]


    Meek, Alexander [editor]


    Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1903-1911.


    nine annual reports, each of between 50+ – 80+ pages, with many tables,  charts and other illustrations.   an important source work on the North Sea fisheries off the coast of Northumberland  in the early years of the 20th century


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  • £20.00

    Sea Fisheries,  their treasures and toilers

    translated from the French by Bernard Miall


    Marcel Herubel


    1. Fisher Unwin, 1912.


    a serious study of the fish stocks and fishing industry at the beginning of the 20th century,  with an emphasis on the French fisheries.


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