Scotland’s Leading Maritime, Naval & Yachting Bookdealer
+44 (0)1436 676 453
  • £20.00

    36 Views of Sydney, descriptive and illustrative. with panorama

    N.S.W. Bookstall Co., ca.1905.

    includes quite a few of the harbour and its shipping

    Read More
  • £35.00

    Canvassing the Clyde, Stanley Spencer and the shipyards

    by Patrizio & Little


    Glasgow Museums, 1994.

    written to accompany a 1994 exhibition, a fine colour illustrated study of the war-time work of the artist Stanley Spencer, depicting the workers of the Clyde shipyards.

    Read More
  • £450.00

    Clyde Navigation Trust. three large ledger volumes

    1. “Renfrew Workshops Inventory of Machines”.

    listing number of machine, maker’s name, description, date of order, date of completion, and cost. sample entry: 69 / Royce Ltd. / 7 ton electric overhead travelling crane. three motors, one for hoisting, one for longitudinal travelling, and one for cross traversing. span between centres of rails, 78 feet, lift, 23 feet / 26 July 1906 / 4 September 1908 / £844.10. entries on 109 pages and covering from the early 1900’s through to the 1920’s. Also, inventories of plant in the various workshops, smithies, stores, etc. large folio [51x40cm]. quarter leather bound. good condition with light binding wear.


    2. “Renfrew Workshops – Cost of Jobs – Floating Plant”. covering the period May 1922 to January 1948.

    with manuscript entries of costs for wages and materials under the following printed headings: date / vessel / [wages] – carpenters and boat builders / riggers and red leaders / joiners and painters / blacksmiths and hammermen / engine turners, machinemen and fitters / boilermakers, platers and riveters. [materials] – timber / iron and steel / nails, etc. / brass / paints and oils / packing and jointing / copper, lead piping, etc. / sundries. with a final column of total costs. 198 completed pages. large folio [44×30]. half leather bound. good condition with light rubbing to the leather.


    3. “Clyde Navigation – Materials Ordered and Charged Direct, no.1”. covering the period from ca.1910 through to the 1940’s.

    241 pages + thumb index, containing detailed manuscript accounts for the maintenance costs for the various vessels, dockside equipment, workshops, etc. owned by the Clyde Navigation Trust. including foot and vehicle ferries, dredgers, cranes, diving bells, etc., etc. [37x26cm]. half leather bound. wear and rubbing to the binding, but sound. internally clean.

    Read More
  • £95.00

    Greenock on the Clyde – antique print

    by William Daniell



    London, ca.1825.



    an original hand coloured aquatint from William Daniell’s “A Voyage Round the Coast of Great Britain”, showing the town of Greenock with sailing vessels in the foreground.

    Read More
  • Harbours of the Solent

    Harbours of the Solent

    Hughes, John Scott
    Christopher Johnson, 1956

    Read More
  • £50.00

    Heimathafen Stettin

    die geschichte des Stettiner hafens, seiner reedereien und seiner maschinengetriebenen schiffe 1815-1945


    by Pittelkow & Schmelzkopf


    Cuxhaven, 1987.


    a fine history of the port of Stettin, its shipping companies and its steamships. German text

    Read More
  • Immortal sails,  a story of a Welsh port and some of its ships

    Immortal sails, a story of a Welsh port and some of its ships

    Hughes, Lt.Col. Henry ISBN 0901314005 .
    T.Stephenson & Sons, 1977

    Read More