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IRISH SEA STUDIES 900-1200
Written by Benjamin Hudson.
Stock no. 1823530
Published by Four Courts Press. 1st 2006. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Examines some of the events and personalities round the Irish Sea province at a crucial time in the development of medieval Europe. A volume of revised essays that looks at political and cultural contact and change throughout the liquid highway between Ireland and Britain. Black cloth boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 9781851829835. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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BISHOP ROCK LIGHTHOUSE
Written by Elisabeth Stanbrook.
Stock no. 1823337
Published by Twelveheads Press. 1st 2008. Very good condition.

Designed to protect one of the most dangerous stretches of sea in the British Isles as the very edge of the dramatic Western Rocks on the Isles of Scilly. This book tells the story of the lighthouse, its construction and steady improvement, the workers who built and maintained it, the lighthouse keepers who ensured it was always available, and of the relief boatmen who provided the vital link. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 9780906294697. Spine cocked. Rear cover lightly scuffed. Minor mark to page 53 else a clean copy.

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AN ISLE CALLED HIRTE: HISTORY AND CULTURE OF THE ST KILDANS TO 1930
Written by Mary Harman.
Stock no. 1823288
Published by Maclean Press. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

St Kilda - a spectacular and remote island archipelago comprising of Soay, Boreray with its Stacs, and the main island, Hirte, lies out in the windswept Atlantic, one hundred miles from the Scottish mainland. On Friday 29th August 1930, the Harebell sailed out of the bay carrying the remaining few St Kildans away to new lives on the mainland. Black boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 1899272089. Foxing to endpapers. Free front endpaper has a small bookplate to top right corner. Contents otherwise clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.

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ATLANTIC SALMON: AN ILLUSTRATED NATURAL HISTORY
Written by Malcolm Greenhalgh. Illustrated by Rod Sutterby.
Stock no. 1815734
Published by Merlin Unwin Books. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A clear and authoritative account of the salmon's extraordinary life-cycle. Beautiful colour illustrations throughout. Large oblong format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 1873674732. Light rubbing to tail of spine. Signature to title page... unreadable. Contents fine. White pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed.

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THE ATLANTIC REGION TO CONFEDERATION: A HISTORY
Written by Phillip A. Buckner; John G. Reid.
Stock no. 1815696
Published by University Of Toronto Press. 1st 1994. Slightly better than very good condition.

An overview of emerging regional themes and issues, beginning with the evolution of Native cultures and the impact of the arrival of Europeans on those cultures, and continues to the formation of Confederation. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w illustrations. xviii and 491 pages including index. ISBN: 0802069770.

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TRAWLER
Written by Redmond O'Hanlon.
Stock no. 1808236
Published by Alfred A. Knopf. 2005. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

A Journey Through the North Atlantic. The story of an ordinary commercial trawler and a tribute to the out-of-the-ordinary fishermen who endure such conditions. Dark blue boards with silver title to spine. Dark blue paper spine with silver title, light blue paper boards. B/w photos and chapter headers. 339 pages. ISBN: 1400042755. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to title page. Pictorial wrapper is lightly edge-creased. Third impression in the first year of publication.

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THE WAY OF A SHIP
Written by Derek Lundy.
Stock no. 1801180
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1st 2002. Nearly fine condition.

A Square-Rigger Voyage in the Last Days of Sail. A work of fiction. Pictorial cardwraps. ISBN: 0224061399.

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