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THE SMUGGLERS' CENTURY THE STORY OF SMUGGLING ON THE ESSEX COAST, 1730-1830
Written by Hervey Benham.
Stock no. 2126508
Published by Essex Record Office. 1987. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0900360674. Some edge-creasing to wrapper.
EAST COAST PASSAGE THE VOYAGE OF A THAMES SAILING BARGE
Written by D.H. Clarke. Illustrated by Graham Humphreys.
Stock no. 2126498
Published by Longman. 1st 1971. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Red/brown cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0582103746. Bumping to spine and corners. Foxing to outer page edges. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Wrapper is price-cut with some creasing and chipping; a little loss.
HALF A GALE
Written by Michael Frostick.
Stock no. 2126496
Published by Kenneth Mason. 1st 1981. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Michael Frost's 35 years enchantment with an East Coast fishing smack. B/w illustrations. ISBN: 0859372634. Some surface paper to edge of front cover (appears to be front verso of wrapper). Name in ink to front endpaper. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE PIRATE WARS
Written by Peter Earle.
Stock no. 1816382
Published by Methuen. 1st 2003. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The story of the Pirate Wars (campaigns fought by units of the navy against pirates in the years between 1600 and 1830) from the perspective of both protagonists. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 041375880X. A few minor marks to the book. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly faded to spine.
RESCUE OF THE BOUNTY: DISASTER AND SURVIVAL IN SUPERSTORM SANDY
Written by Michael J. Tougias; Douglas A. Campbell.
Stock no. 1816379
Published by Scribner. 1st 2014. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The harrowing story of the sinking and rescue of 'Bounty' - the tall ship used int he classic 1962 movie 'Mutiny on the Bounty' - which was caught in the path of Hurricane Sandy with sixteen aboard. Blue cloth spine with silver title, blue paper boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 9781476746630. Pictorial dustwrapper is very slightly scuffed.
MANX SLAVE TRADERS
Written by Frances Wilkins.
Stock no. 1816378
Published by Wyre Forest Press. 1st 1999. Slightly better than very good condition.
The story of the Manx people who participated in the eighteenth century slave trade as merchants, shipowners, captains, officers, surgeons and ordinary sailors. Large format. Matt boards with blue titles. B/w maps. ISBN: 1897725132. SIGNED by the author to free front endpaper.
Written by Brian Lavery; Patrick O'Brian.
Stock no. 2126344
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1990. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.
Revised Edition. Large format. Grey boards, gilt title to spine. The ships, men and organisation 1793-1815. Foreword by Patrick O'Brian. ISBN: 0851775217. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. A little fading along cover edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with a few small chips and nicks; some score marks; faded to spine.
ESTUARY OUT FROM LONDON TO THE SEA
Written by Rachel Lichtenstein.
Stock no. 2126328
Published by Hamish Hamilton. 1st 2016. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Five years ago, the author embarked on her first journey into the estuary. This journey led to many others, travelling its length and breadth in working boats of every kind and talking to those who gave her passage. ISBN: 9780241142882. A few marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.
THE EARLY HISTORY OF HULL STEAM SHIPPING
Written by F.H. Pearson.
Stock no. 1816341
Published by Mr. Pye Books. 1st thus 1984. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Facsimile of the 1896 edition from Hull and District Institution of Engineers and Naval Architects. Large folding b/w tables and plans. ISBN: 0946289050. Minor foxing to top edge of text block. Cream pictorial dustwrapper is browned at spine with errata concerning cover illustration to rear panel.
THE FIRST FLEET
Written by Rob Mundle.
Stock no. 1816337
Published by Abc Books Harpercollins. 1st 2014. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.
The story of one of the great expeditions under sail: the extraordinary eight-month, 17,000 nautical mile voyage of the First Fleet in the 1700's. White boards, silver title to spine. ISBN: 9780733332364.
SHIPPING, TRADE AND COMMERCE
Written by P.L. Cottrell; D.H. Aldcroft; et al.
Stock no. 2126307
Published by Leicester University Press. 1st 1981. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
Brown cloth boards with silver title to spine. Edited by Cottrell and Aldcroft. Essays In Memory of Ralph Davis. ISBN: 0718511956. Page edge browning. Wrapper is faded to spine with light edge-creasing.
THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF DOCKS, WHARVES & PIERS
Written by F.M. Du Plat Taylor; Joseph Broodbank.
Stock no. 2126248
Published by Ernest Benn Limited. 2nd 1934. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.
Second Edition, revised and enlarged. Green/blue cloth with gilt title to spine. B/w drawings and diagrams; some fold-out pages. Bumping and wear to spine and corners. Uneven fading/white marks to covers. Some page corner creasing. Page edge browning; a little foxing. Wrapper is browned with tears and chips; a bit of loss; some grubby marks and scuffing.