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ANATOMY OF THE TITANIC
Written by Tom McCluskie.
Stock no. 1322530
Published by Thunder Bay Press. 1st 1998. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. Colour illustrations. An account of the design and construction of the Titanic. ISBN: 1571451609. Minimal rubbing at corners. Dustwrapper is creased with small tears at corners.

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SHIPWRECKS OF THE ISLE OF MAN
Written by Adrian Corkill.
Stock no. 1823414
Published by Tempus. 1st 2004. Very good condition.

Around the coast of the Isle of Man many thousands of ships have met their fate over the past two millennia. This is the story of just a few of these thousands of vessels, how they came to founder and the heroic and tragic tales of bravery involved in their final hours. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 0752426982. Corners of covers rubbed and creased. Text block a little grubby. Contents clean.

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WEALTH FROM THE SEA
Written by Allan C. Crothall.
Stock no. 2136491
Published by Starr Line. 1st 1993. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Blue boards with gilt title to spine. B/w and colour photos. ISBN: 0952274701. Bumping to top and tail of spine. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Page edge browning. Wrapper has some edge-creasing and a few marks.

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THE FIRST HMS INVINCIBLE (1747-58) HER EXCAVATIONS (1980-1991)
Written by John M. Bingeman.
Stock no. 2136194
Published by Oxbow Books. 2010. Very good condition.

Larger format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w and colour photos and illustrations. Also includes a CD rom in pocket to rear of book. ISBN: 9781842173930. Spine is faded and bumped. Corners are also bumped. Some marks to outer page edges. CD Rom is UNTESTED!

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THE COAL WAS THERE FOR BURNING
Written by C.H. Milsom.
Stock no. 1822866
Published by Marine Media Management. 1st 1975. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The Atlantic, the only ship that ran out of coal in 1873, resulting in the loss of lives of 562 people. The blunder of the engineer combined with the negligence of the master to produce one of the worst maritime disasters the world has ever known. Burgundy boards, gilt title to spine. ISBN: 0900976500. SIGNED by the author to title page (with personal dedication). A few minor marks to boards. A few minor foxspots to prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is browned to verso and faded to spine.

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RESCUE OF THE BOUNTY: DISASTER AND SURVIVAL IN SUPERSTORM SANDY
Written by Michael J. Tougias; Douglas A. Campbell.
Stock no. 2133338
Published by Scribner. 1st 2014. Nearly 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. 227 pages. ISBN: 9781476746630. Spine very slightly bumped. Wrapper lightly rubbed at edges with a vertical crease on rear flap.

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THE GATHERING WIND
Written by Gregory A. Freeman.
Stock no. 2133336
Published by The New American Library. 1st 2013. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Hurricane Sandy, The Sailing Ship Bounty, And a Courageous Rescue at Sea. White paperboards, grey spine with silver title. B/w plates. 288 pages. ISBN: 9780451465764. Spine slightly bumped. Wrapper slightly rubbed at edges. Black mark to lower edge of textblock not affecting contents which are fine.

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SHIPWRECKS
Written by Karen Farrington.
Stock no. 2128442
Published by Parkgate Books. 2000. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos. ISBN: 1902616138.

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WELSH SHIPWRECKS IN CAMERA
Written by Phil Carradice.
Stock no. 2128116
Published by Quotes Limited. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition.

Oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. B/w photos and illustrations. ISBN: 0860236005.

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SHIPWRECKS OF THE BRISTOL CHANNEL
Written by Graham Smith.
Stock no. 1609989
Published by Countryside Books. 1st 1991. Nearly fine condition.

Blue cardwraps. A fascinating account of some of the ships which have foundered in The Bristol Channel, which has one of the highest tidal ranges in the world, and which opens out to the ferociousness of the Atlantic Ocean. Accounts include details of the courage and heroism displayed by seamen, and those who have risked their lives to save them. ISBN: 1853061530. SIGNED by author on title page (no dedication). Small white sticker to rear cover.

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SHIPWRECK
Written by James Norman Hall.
Stock no. 2117802
Published by Chapman & Hall Ltd. 1st 1935. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

The adventure of the author in 1933 when he sailed from Tahiti to Pitcairn. Some uneven fading and a little mottling to covers. Vertical creasing to some pages of prelims. Page browning with a little foxing. Wrapper is a bit grubby with some creasing and small nicks.

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THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND
Written by Sean Street.
Stock no. 2115498
Published by Souvenir Press. 1st 1992. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0285630512. A few grubby marks to outer page edges. Wrapper is faded to spine, with some edge-creasing.

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