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CLIPPERS, PACKETS & MEN O' WAR
Written by Alex A. Hurst; Roy Cross; Derek Gardner; John Groves; Geoff Hunt; Matt Myers. Illustrated by Roy Cross; et al..
Stock no. 2137804
Published by Bounty Books. 1st thus 2005. Slightly better than very good condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
The Tall Ship In Art. Large oblong format. Glazed pictorial boards. Colour illustrations. Originally published under the title: The Tall Ship In Art in 1988. ISBN: 9780753711408. A few marks to outer page edges.
BRITISH CRUISERS OF THE VICTORIAN ERA
Written by Norman Friedman. Illustrated by A.D. Baker; Paul Webb.
Stock no. 1322588
Published by Seaforth. 1st 2012. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.
Large format. Blue boards, gilt title to spine. B/w photos. B/w ship plans. ISBN: 9781848320994. Spine bumped, spine and corners slightly rubbed. Some very slight spotting to top edge of textblock. Contents fine. Dustwrapper is slightly edge creased.
UNDER SAIL IN THE LAST OF THE CLIPPERS
Written by Frederick William Wallace.
Stock no. 1822836
Published by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd.. 1986. Nearly fine condition in a slightly better than very good dustwrapper.
B/w photos. ISBN: 0851745083. Lower rear corner bumped. Light browning to endpapers. Blue pictorial dustwrapper is lightly rubbed at corners, lightly edge-creased, and slightly scuffed to rear panel.
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. Some wear to top and tail of spine. Slip case is better than very good - pale fading to a couple of edges.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The romance and chronology of the opium trade, the opium war and the beautiful little ships that were the first trading craft with clipper lines. Blue cloth with gilt chinese characters on front cover, silver titles. B/w photos, illustrations and plans. Endpapers are maps. 392 pages includes index. Spine and corners bumped and a little worn. Spine darkened with slight loss of gilt to titles. Cover edges darkened. Pages lightly browned else contents clean.
Sovereignty of Sail. The first of a three-part history of merchant shipping. Revised and expanded edition. Large format. B/w photos. B/w illustrations. 224 pages includes index. ISBN: 0851773230. Slight bumped spine and very light page-edge browning else fine. Wrapper browned at top edge.
Gustaf Erikson and the Aland Sailing Fleets 1872-1947. Large format. B/w photos. ISBN: 0851771343. Wrapper is a little edge-creased with nicks to corners; faded to spine.