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THE MARITIME PAINTINGS OF MONTAGUE DAWSON
Written by Ron Ranson. Illustrated by Montague Dawson.
Stock no. 2133488
Published by David & Charles. 1st 1993. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Packed with superb colour and b/w illustrations. ISBN: 0715300458. A few marks to wrapper.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS VOLUME II
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1820021
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

This volume embraces the period 1888-1928, forty hard years for the Wndjammer. Blue boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741142. A few light marks to lower edge of boards. Text block browned, vertical edge is marked. Lengthy gift inscription in ink to verso of front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with clear laminate which has aged (yellowed) and is a little grubby.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS VOLUME 1
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1820020
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1975. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue boards, gilt title to spine, blind title to front board. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741134. Reprint. Lower edge of board lightly rubbed. Text block browned, spotted to top edge. Small brown spot to top margin of prelims. Pictorial dustwrapper is covered with stick-back laminate which has yellowed and is a little grubby.

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SAILING SHIPS
Written by Oliver Warner.
Stock no. 1819988
Published by The Ariel Press. 1st 1958. Very good condition.

Very large format. White cloth spine, plain white cardwraps with title to front. Maritime paintings. Introduced by Oliver Warner. Covers browned and a little grubby. Page edge browning to introduction to plates, plate margins browned, some heavily.

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THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS
Written by Tony Gibbons.
Stock no. 1819835
Published by Silverdale Books. 1st 2001. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Over 1500 military and civilian ships from 5000 BC to the present day. Large format. Pictorial glazed boards. Colour & b/w illustrations throughout. 544 pages including index. ISBN: 1856055914. Small nick to top of spine also follows through dustwrapper which has been repaired with tape to top of spine. Base of spine shelf worn. A few minor marks to text block. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-rubbed and a little scuffed.

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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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MASTING AND RIGGING THE CLIPPER SHIP & OCEAN CARRIER
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1819719
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1949. Almost very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

With authentic plans, working drawings and details of the 19th and 20th century sailing ship. Blue cloth boards. Gilt title to spine and blind title to front. B/w illustrations and diagrams. Spine browned. Damp staining to lower edge of boards. A few minor marks to boards. Front board slightly bowed. Text block and endpapers browned. Contents clean. Pictorial dustwrapper is edge-worn with a few chips, browned to spine and grubby to rear panel.

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LAST OF THE WIND SHIPS
Written by Alan J. Villiers.
Stock no. 1819663
Published by George Routledge & Sons Ltd.. 1st 1934. Very good condition.

B/w photos. The voyage of the 4-masted barque "Parma". Spine browned, boards a little grubby and browned at edges. A few scattered foxspots. One hinge pulled.

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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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DEEP-WATER SAIL
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1819338
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1988. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Sailing ships of the 19th and 20th centuries. B/w photos. 2nd edition. ISBN: 085174172X. A few minor foxspots to text block. Previous owner's name label to front endpaper. Pictorial dustwrapper has old price label to front flap, some foxing to flap edges, a few marks, and small patch of surface paper loss to front panel.

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