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THE TRAFALGAR COMPANION
Written by Mark Adkin. Illustrated by Clive Farmer.
Stock no. 1824213
Published by Aurum Press. 1st 2005. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

A guide to history's most famous sea battle and the life of Admiral Lord Nelson. Large format. Colour illustrations. 560 pages. ISBN: 1845130189. Minor scuff to front board. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Else a lovely, clean copy. Dustwrapper has a small closed tear to lower rear edge.

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THE SEVEN YEARS WAR
Written by Julian S. Corbett; Jeremy Black.
Stock no. 1824185
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 2001. Slightly better than very good condition.

A Study in British Combined Strategy. Introduction by Jeremy Black. Blue pictorial cloth boards with black title label to spine with gilt title. Blue endpapers depict map of North-Western Europe. Colour & b/w illustrations. Top edge blue. Minor fading to blue dye at top edge of text block. Else a fine coyp contained in publisher's slipcase with a few minor scuffs.

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OPERATION PEDESTAL: THE FLEET THAT BATTLED TO MALTA 1942
Written by Max Hastings.
Stock no. 1824165
Published by William Collins. 1st 2021. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Operation Pedestal - one of the bloodiest sea battles of Britain's war, ordered by Churchill to save Malta. Limited Signed Edition. Navy boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 9780008364946. SIGNED by the author (no dedication) to half-title page. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly scuffed to rear panel and has a 'signed by the author' sticker to front panel.

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SAILING
Written by Laurence Sandy. Illustrated by Laurence Sandy.
Stock no. 1323597
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1953. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 95. Pictorial paperwraps. Oblong format. Colour and b/w illustrations. Covers edge rubbed and creased. Staples rusty. Page corner tips creased.

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THE PORT OF BRISTOL
Written by Andy King.
Stock no. 1824108
Published by Tempus. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition.

Card wraps. B/w photos. Looks at a slice of the Port's long history and industrial heritage (1908-1977). ISBN: 0752427865. Cover edges lightly rubbed. Contents clean.

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STEAMBOATING GUIDE
Written by Roger Calvert; Rob Van Es.
Stock no. 1824083
Published by Steam Boat Association. 2nd 2010. Slightly better than very good condition.

Second Edition. A synthesis of knowledge and experience gathered over the years which is intended to assist members in building, running, and improving a steam powered boat. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos & diagrams and a few colour. Couple of marks to text block. Contents clean.

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SAILING SHIPS
Written by Archie White. Illustrated by Archie White.
Stock no. 1323196
Published by Penguin Books Ltd. 1st 1951. Almost very good condition.

Puffin Picture Book No. 88. Pictorial paperwraps, oblong format. Colour and b/w illustrations. Covers edge rubbed. Tiny corner tip of top front corner torn off. Cover and page corner tips lightly creased.

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SAILING SHIPS
Written by Ron Van Der Meer; Alan McGowan. Illustrated by Borje Svensson.
Stock no. 2140916
Published by Viking. 1st 1984. Almost very good condition.

With their sails hoisted high, three-dimensional ships travel across these pages in dramatic and authentic style. Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0670615293. 1" splits to base of spine on either side; some creasing. Bumping to corners. Pop-ups in very good working order. Foxing and marks to pages.

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PEMBREY AND BURRY PORT, THEIR HARBOURS, SHIPWRECKS AND LOOTERS
Written by John A. Nicholson.
Stock no. 2140786
Published by Lanelli Borough Council. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Red boards with gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0906821045. Brown sticker residue/fade mark to front endpaper. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some browning; faded to spine and a couple of edges.

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OCEAN LINER POSTCARDS IN MARINE ART 1900-1945
Written by Robert Wall.
Stock no. 2140665
Published by Antique Collectors' Club. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Colour illustrations. A concise history of the picture postcard followed by practical notes for collectors. ISBN: 1851492755.

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THE ENGLISH COASTING TRADE 1600-1750
Written by T.S. Willan.
Stock no. 2140632
Published by Manchester University Press. 1967. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine. Reprint, with new preface. Some spotting to spine. Foxing to endpapers and outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with some chips and nicks; also browned and marked/foxed.

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THE WINE TRADE OF THE PORT OF CHEPSTOW
Written by Ivor Waters.
Stock no. 2140444
Published by The Chepstow Society. 1st 1967. Very good condition.

1019 copies printed. Card wrap booklet. SIGNED by author 'With compliments' to inside front cover. Some light fading to cover edges; a few small foxspots. Light creasing.

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