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NELSON'S SHIPS A TRAFALGAR TRIBUTE
Written by Derek Gardner; Ian Collins. Illustrated by Derek Gardner.
Stock no. 2126085
Published by David Messum Fine Art. 1st 2005. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Oblong format. Paintings and descriptive text by Derek Gardner. The life and work of Derek Gardner by Ian Collins. Colour illustrations. ISBN: 1903438802. A few white marks to covers. Contents are excellent. Wrapper is edge-creased with faded spine; a few marks.

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HISTORIC SAIL THE GLORY OF THE SAILING SHIP FROM THE 13TH TO THE 19TH CENTURY
Written by Stephen Howarth. Illustrated by Joseph Wheatley.
Stock no. 2125479
Published by Greenhill Books. 1ST 2000. Nearly fine condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Large oblong format. Colour photos. ISBN: 1853673994. Grubby marks to a few outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased with closed tear to top edge of rear panel; some grubby marks to edges.

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SAILING SHIP RIGS AND RIGGING
Written by Harold A. Underhill.
Stock no. 1816061
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1974. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Authentic plans of famous vessels of the 19th and 20th centuries. B/w illustrations. Second edition. Inscription in ink to front endpaper. Small brown mark to lower corner of rear contents. Some light browning to frontispiece and title page. Blue pictorial dustwrapper has a small amount of loss to top of spine and front & rear panel, small circular sticker to base of spine, light foxing to rear panel.

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THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS VOLUME II
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1815685
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1976. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

This volume embraces the period 1888-1928, forty hard years for the Wndjammer. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. Numerous b/w photos. Some fold-out plans. ISBN: 0851741142. Bumping to board corners, rear board has a small mark. Pictorial dustwrapper is lightly edge-creased with a few small marks.

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THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS
Written by Basil Lubbock.
Stock no. 1815681
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1975. Nearly fine condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Blue cloth, gilt titles. B/w photos. Light rubbing to board corners. Text block slightly grubby. Grubby mark to front endpaper (pencil erasure). Price-cut dustwrapper is a little grubby and scuffed, loss to lower rear edge (approx. 2" across x 0.75" high).

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 2124479
Published by Folio Society. 1st thus 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. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case, just some scuffing along one edge.

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CLIPPER SHIPS
Written by David R. MacGregor.
Stock no. 2124164
Published by Model & Allied Publications. 1st 1979. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.

B/w photos. ISBN: 0852426186. Foxing to outer page edges. Wrapper is edge-creased.

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THE LAST GRAIN RACE
Written by Eric Newby.
Stock no. 2123486
Published by Folio Society. 2001. 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. Spine is faded. Contained in a nearly fine slip-case.

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SAIL'S LAST CENTURY THE MERCHANT SAILING SHIP 1830-1930
Written by Robert Gardiner; Basil Greenhill; et al.
Stock no. 2122911
Published by Conway Maritime Press. 1st 1993. Nearly fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

Large format. B/w photos. Conway's History Of The Ship series. Limited Edition to 2000 copies. ISBN: 0851776191. This is Copy No. 71.

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THE GOOD SHIP: SHIPS, SHIPBUILDING AND TECHNOLOGY IN ENGLAND 1200-1520
Written by Ian Friel.
Stock no. 1813085
Published by British Museum Press. 1st 1995. Fine condition in a nearly fine dustwrapper.

For specialists in the history of sails but also for anyone with a broader interest in medieval England. Red boards, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. 208 pages including index. ISBN: 0714105740. Slight fading to dustwrapper spine.

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THE YOUNG SEA OFFICER'S SHEET ANCHOR
Written by Darcy Lever.
Stock no. 815466
Published by M. Carey & Sons. 1st USA 1819. Good condition.

Or, a Hey to the Leading of Riggins, and to Practical Seamanship. With an appendix containing several figures illustrative of novelties and improvements in rigging. The First Philadelphia, From the Second London Edition. 1st US Edition. Green cloth, gilt title to spine. B/w illustrations. Re-bound with new endpapers. Title page worn and repaired professionally with Japanese paper. It is possible that some of the prelims may be missing i.e. pages i to vi (first numbered page is vii). Plates to face page 7 and 18/19 missing else all other plates present. Damp staining to contents especially towards the end. Contents still quite readable. A good working copy. Reduced from £400.

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