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SAILING STORY

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A DEATHLESS STORY OR THE 'BIRKENHEAD' AND ITS HEROES
Written by A.C. Addison; W.H. Matthews.
Stock no. 2124574
Published by Hutchinson & Co.. Good condition.

Green cloth with gilt title to spine and small vignette to front cover. Being the only full and authentic account of the famous shipwreck extant, founded on collected official, documentary, and personal evidence, and containing the narratives and lives of actors in the most glorious ocean tragedy in history. B/w plates. Covers are very heavily damp stained - so that they look almost mottled. Joints are cracked; some weakening to binding. Prize plate to front pastedown. Foxing and some page browning. Still a good reading copy.

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CUSTARD
Written by Nea W. Ensor. Illustrated by Nea W. Ensor.
Stock no. 1314786
Published by Nea W. Ensor. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

A story for children of the splendid ship "Dragon-fly". Custard is a cowardly member of the crew! Oblong format. Plain white boards, punched holes to spine. B/w illustrations throughout. Light foxing to covers. Inscription in ink to front endpaper, some light foxing to endpapers. A couple of grubby fingermarks to page margins. Dustwrapper is browned and foxed with edge wear and minimal loss. Printed by Kyle, Palmer & Co. Ltd of Kuala Lumpur.

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JACK'S BIG RACE
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 1312750
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Large format. ISBN: 0862648084. SIGNED by the artist to title-page. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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JACK'S BIG RACE
Written by Michael Foreman. Illustrated by Michael Foreman.
Stock no. 2001078
Published by Andersen Press. 1st 1998. Fine condition.

Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Large format. ISBN: 0862648084. SIGNED by author. This copy would make a wonderful gift.

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THE TALE OF ADMIRAL MOUSE
Written by Bernard Stone. Illustrated by Tony Ross.
Stock no. 1710160
Published by Andersen Press Ltd.. 1st 1981. Fine condition.

Sequel to The Charge of the Mouse Brigade. White glazed pictorial boards. White decorated endpapers with repetitive blue mouse pattern. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 0862640091.

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CALICUT LENDS A HAND
Written by Aubrey De Selincourt. Illustrated by Guy De Selincourt.
Stock no. 1309292
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1946. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Green cloth, burgundy title to spine and vignette to front cover. 309 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped. Fading to cover edges. Name in ink to front endpaper. Rear joint cracked. Dustwrapper is edge worn with loss at spine and corners and is slightly browned, particularly to spine.

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THE RAVENS NEST
Written by Aubrey De Selincourt. Illustrated by Guy De Selincourt.
Stock no. 1309288
Published by Routledge & Kegan Paul. 1st 1949. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Another exciting yachting story. Green cloth, black title to spine. 263 pages. B/w text illustrations. Spine and corners bumped and slightly rubbed. Name and number (14) in biro to front endpaper. Endpapers very slightly browned else contents clean. Dustwrapper is edge worn with tear to base of spine on rear panel. Slight loss to spine and corners and spine slightly browned. Removal of a label which was covering price on front flap.

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THE ROMANCE OF THE MERCHANT VENTURERS
Written by E.E. Speight. Illustrated by R. Morton Nance.
Stock no. 1305719
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1906. Very good condition.

Pale peach pictorial cloth, gilt title to spine. 16 b/w plates. 332 pages. Spine and corners bumped with small splits to top and tail of spine. Spine slightly faded. Inscription in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to contents.

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THREE SAILOR GIRLS
Written by E.E. Cowper.
Stock no. 1804597
Published by Humphrey Milford; Oxford University Press. 1922. Very good condition.

Red cloth with gilt title to spine and blind decoration to front. Pictorial endpapers. Colour frontis. Spine faded. Inscription in ink to front free endpaper. Some foxing.

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FRANK BROWN - SEA APPRENTICE
Written by Frank T. Bullen.
Stock no. 1704431
Published by James Nisbet & Co. Limited. Circa 1912. Very good condition.

Front cover shows boy and girl reading. Colour frontis. Spine browned. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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ONE SUMMER BY THE SEA
Written by J.M. Callwell.
Stock no. 1704228
Published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd.. 1899. Almost very good condition.

Pictorial cloth. Edges worn, corners bumped. Joint cracked. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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NOEL HOWARD MIDSHIPMAN
Written by E.R.G.R. Evans. Illustrated by Cuneo.
Stock no. 1703445
Published by Frederick Warne & Co Ltd.. 1935. Almost very good condition.

Blue cloth, black titles and vignettes. Colour frontis and b/w plates. 246 pages Covers scuffed, spine faded. Inscription in ink to front endpaper.

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