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SQUARE-RIGGERS THE FINAL EPOCH 1921-1958
Written by Alex A. Hurst.
Stock no. 1823002
Published by Teredo Books. 1st 1972. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The history of the last years of the square-rigged merchantmen, embodying the histories of the ships and the ranks from which they emerged. B/w photos. Comprehensively indexed. Contains 258 b/w photos. ISBN: 0903662000. Text block lightly browned. One page miscut by printer (corner of margin is too large). Price-cut dustwrapper is lightly scuffed and rubbed at corners, a few minor closed edge-tears and lightly faded at spine.

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UNDER SAIL IN THE LAST OF THE CLIPPERS
Written by Frederick William Wallace.
Stock no. 1822836
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0851745083. Lower rear corner bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, lightly edge-creased, and slightly scuffed to rear panel.

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ROLLING ROUND THE HORN
Written by Claude Muncaster.
Stock no. 1822831
Published by Rich & Cowan Ltd.. 1933. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

The author's account of his experiences in a four-masted barque travelling around the world. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. Reprint in the same year as first publication. Text block lightly browned and a little grubby. Frontis starting to detach but still tight. Hinges pulled. A few foxspots throughout. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with loss.

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THE BOATSWAIN'S MANUAL
Written by William A. McLeod; H.F. Chase.
Stock no. 2135663
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1951. Almost very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth with gilt title to spine and blind title to front cover. Revised by Chase. B/w illustrations. Spine is faded and spotted; small piece of wrapper appears stuck to base of spine. Foxing and browning. Wrapper is torn and chipped - nearly all way down rear edge next to flap; foxed with browning; tears and some loss.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 2135634
Published by Folio Society. 2003. Slightly better than very good condition.

Pale yellow pictorial boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This edition includes and introduction by the author extracted from his book Learning The Ropes. Some wear to top and tail of spine. Slip case is better than very good - pale fading to a couple of edges.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SMALL CRAFT
Written by Gordon Fairley.
Stock no. 2134661
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Observer book No. 64. With over 260 illustrations in the text and 8 pages of colour plates. Blue boards, white titles. ISBN: 0723215596. Bump and darkening to spine. Browning to outer page edges. Wrapper is unevenly browned, with stain to base of spine growing outwards.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 1320757
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Nearly fine condition.

Pale yellow pictorial boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This edition includes and introduction by the author extracted from his book Learning The Ropes. Minimal rubbing to spine and corners. Contained in publisher's orange slipcase which is very slightly grubby and has a 1" split to centre of one edge.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 1318853
Published by Folio Society. 2001. Very good condition.

Pale yellow pictorial boards. Gilt title to spine. B/w photos. This edition includes and introduction by the author extracted from his book Learning The Ropes. Spine is slightly bumped and rubbed at base. Nasty bump to top of spine which also affects the top of the slipcase.

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THE BLACKWALL FRIGATES
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1819340
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1962. Very good condition.

2nd edition. B/w illustrations. Reprint of Second Edition. A few minor marks to boards. Text block, half-title and last rear page browned. Some minor foxing mainly to margins.

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MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS 1775-1815
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2132431
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st thus 1985. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sovereignty of Sail. The first of a three-part history of merchant shipping. Revised and expanded edition. Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851773230. Slight bumped spine and very light page-edge browning else fine. Wrapper browned at top edge.

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THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SMALL CRAFT
Written by Gordon Fairley.
Stock no. 1318165
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1st 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Observer book No. 64. With over 260 illustrations in the text and 8 pages of colour plates. Blue boards, white titles. ISBN: 0723215596. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Small sticky mark to lower edge of front free-endpaper. Price-cut wrapper is lightly browned and a little rubbed at top and tail of spine.

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THE LAST TALL SHIPS
Written by Georg Kahre.
Stock no. 2130108
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1990. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Gustaf Erikson and the Aland Sailing Fleets 1872-1947. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851771343. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with nicks to corners; faded to spine.

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