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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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THE WRECK OF THE WAGER
Written by John Bulkeley; John Byron; Christopher Hibbert.
Stock no. 2128192
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 1983. Fine condition.

Edited and introduced by Hibbert. Dark blue spine with gilt title. Light blue boards, with dark blue ship decorations. Endpapers are maps. Slip case is very good; some small knocks and grubby marks.
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PENLEE THE LOSS OF A LIFEBOAT
Written by Michael Sagar-Fenton.
Stock no. 2128127
Published by Truran. 2005. Nearly fine condition.

New and Revised Edition. Pictorial card wraps. B/w photos. ISBN: 1850221286.
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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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THE GREY WIDOW-MAKER
Written by Bernard Edwards.
Stock no. 1816711
Published by Robert Hale. 1st 1990. Fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

Twenty-four Disasters at Sea. Two centuries of maritime history, from the near-disastrous race across the Atlantic between paddle-steamers in 1838 to the 'Caribbean Breeze' under Iranian attack in 1985. Black boards, silver title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0709041918. Dustwrapper spine slightly faded and rear panel a little scuffed.
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DEATH IN THE NORTH CHANNEL THE LOSS OF THE PRINCESS VICTORIA JANUARY 1953
Written by Stephen Cameron.
Stock no. 1816672
Published by Colourpoint. Slightly better than very good condition.

The sinking of the Princess Victoria with the loss of 134 lives, was the worst maritime disaster in the waters off the British Isles. A detailed and sensitive account recounting how the tragedy unfolded. Pictorial cardwraps. B/w photos and diagrams. 144 pages including index. ISBN: 1904242014. 3rd printing. Light fading to front spine edge.
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QUEEN MARY AND THE CRUISER: THE CURACOA DISASTER
Written by David A. Thomas; Patrick Holmes.
Stock no. 1815809
Published by Leo Cooper. 1st 1997. Very good condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

The tragic sinking of HM cruiser Curacoa off Bloody Foreland in 1942 was a disaster of stunning proportions. The Cunard liner Queen Mary sliced through the cruiser in broad daylight and 338 men died, most of them within minutes, all of them victims of a series of errors... Dark blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. ISBN: 0850525489. SIGNED by the author with personal dedication to title page. A few minor marks to boards and corners lightly bumped. Text block slightly grubby.
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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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STOVE BY A WHALE: OWEN CHASE AND THE ESSEX
Written by Thomas Farel Heffernan.
Stock no. 1811134
Published by Wesleyan University Press. 1st 1981. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

In November 1820 in the middle of the Pacific near the Equator a whale rammed and sank the Nantucket whaleship Essex. The first documented sinking of a ship by a whale, the incident was the beginning of one fo the most harrowing survival feats in maritime history... Grey cloth boards, gilt title on blue title block to spine. ISBN: 0819550523. Minor foxing to top edge of text block else a fine copy. Dustwrapper is lightly edge-rubbed.
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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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SHIPWRECK
Written by John Fowles.
Stock no. 1606097
Published by Jonathan Cape. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Based on the photography of Gibsons of Scilly from the 1860's. Large oblong format. ISBN: 0224010530. Wrapper edge rubbed with a couple of tiny nicks.
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