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image of Ships, Guns and Bibles in the North Sea and the Baltic States, c.1350-c.1700s

Ships, Guns and Bibles in the North Sea and the Baltic States, c.1350-c.1700s

by Macinnes, A.I., T. Riis and F.G. Pedersen, editors

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Published
2000
ISBN
9781862321670
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£33.48

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East Lothian, Scotland: Tuckwell Press, 2000. Paperback. xvii, 270p., wraps, 6x9 inches, very good condition. The Mackie Symposia: Internationalizing Scottish History, No. 1 / Proceedings of the Northern European Historical Research Network, No. 1.
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image of Fortress; Architecture and Military History in Malta. With photographs by David Wrightson

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London: Lund Humphries, 1969. Hardcover. 284p., profuse b&w illustrations immersed in the running text, mostly photographic (contemporary and exhibit) with an admixture of period images, hardbound in 8.5x8.5 inch black boards titled metallic red and enclosed in the dust jacket. Item bears a rubberstamp ownership and is very faintly "dished", and the dj shows mild edgewear. Else clean and… Read more
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£18.60
image of Goa 1510-1685; L'Inde portugaise, apostolique et commerciale

Goa 1510-1685; L'Inde portugaise, apostolique et commerciale

by Chandeigne, Michel, compiler

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Published
1996
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£14.88

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Paris: Editions Autrement, 1996. Paperback. 225p., scattered b&w illustrations, softbound in handsome 9.5x6.5 inch color-decorated wraps. Slightest edgewear to corner-tips, a perfectly sound, clean unmarked copy.
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image of Roads to Zion; Four Centuries of Travelers' Reports. Translated by I.M. Lask

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New York: Schocken Books Inc, 1948. Hardcover. 117p., neat little hardbound in blue cloth gilt-titled and enclosed in the dust jacket. The dj spine panel is sunned and quite faded, and mildly edgeworn. Spine panel of casing is slightly dim else nice, and even near-fine: clean, unmarked and sound. Schocken Library 14.
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image of The Unconquered Knight; A Chronicle of the Deeds of Don Pero Nino, Count of Buelna. By his standard-bearer, Gutierre Diaz de Gamez (1431-1449). Translated and selected from El Vitorial by Joan Evans

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1928. Hardcover. xv, 232p., illustrated from period artwork nicely reproduced in b&w photogravure, hardbound in 9x6 inch ribbed red cloth boards with printed paper spine label in red & black, textblock left untrimmed to nice effect.. Label is rumpled with a splash stain, top and tail rims of the casing are a bit… Read more
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image of Spain's Men of the Sea: Daily life on the Indies fleets in the sixteenth century

Spain's Men of the Sea: Daily life on the Indies fleets in the sixteenth century

by Pérez-Mallaína, Pablo E.; translated by Carla Rahn Phillips

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1998
ISBN
9780801857461
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£8.93

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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998. Hardcover. xi, 289p + [8]p. of plates., cloth-covered boards, 6x9.25 inches, illus., very good condition in like dj.
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image of Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance

Venetian Ships and Shipbuilders of the Renaissance

by Lane, Frederic Chapin

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Published
1934
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Baltimore: John Hopkins Press, 1934. Hardcover. ix, 285pp., first edition, Lightly soiled blue boards with some wear to corners, toning along the margins of the pages throughout, else in good condition. No Dust jacket.
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image of Swing shift; building the Liberty Ships

Swing shift; building the Liberty Ships

by Fabry, Joseph

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Published
1982
ISBN
9780894070495
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£8.93

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San Francisco: Strawberry Hill Press, 1982. Paperback. 238p., first edition trade paperback in pictorial wraps slightly shelf worn, spine lightly creased. tells the story of the men and women who built Liberty Ships in during WWII.
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image of Sail and Sweep in China; The History and Development of the Chinese Junk as Illustrated by the Collection of Junk Models in the Science Museum. With Drawings andplans by the Author, formerly River Inspector Chinese Maritime Customs

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London: Science Museum, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966. xv, 146p., presswork on alkaline clay-coated paperstock, illustrated in b&w with period photographs, author's sketches and a variety of diagrams, and a folded line map. Hardbound first edition in waxed red (Chinese red) buckram boards spine-titled in metallic red ink on a printed black field, and enclosed in the dust jacket.… Read more
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image of Dubrovnik, A History

Dubrovnik, A History

by Harris, Robin

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2006
ISBN
9780863569593
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£11.16

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London: SAQI, 2006. Paperback. 503p., illustrated with numerous period views in vivid color and otherwise, site and exhibit photography, a couple line maps, a handsome big softbound that one reviewer calls "a triumph of book production". Wraps are 9.5x6.5 inch glossy color, an inch & one quarter thick, condition is as-new: entirely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Asian Port Cities 1600-1800; Local and Foreign Cultural Interactions

Asian Port Cities 1600-1800; Local and Foreign Cultural Interactions

by Masashi, Haneda, editor

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Published
2009
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£22.32

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Singapore: National University of Singapore, in association with Kyoto University Press, 2009. Paperback. xvi, 233p., illustrated in color exhibit photography, featuring a number of ancient maps, several augmented with modern line-map diagrams; softbound, a paperback in 9x6 inch color wraps. An unhandled, unmolested copy, absolutely sound, clean and unmarked.
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image of Unto the Third and Fourth Generation

Unto the Third and Fourth Generation

by Le Pretre, William [Rev. W.H. Cock]

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Published
1933
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London: The Houghton Publishing Co, 1933. Hardcover. 224p., hardcover first edition in 7.5x5 inch pink cloth boards in dust jacket; spine panel of casing is mildly and evenly sunned, top edge dust-soiled, foredge flecked with foxing, and ffep bears author's presentration inscription (unsigned, but he has autographed the titlepage using his birth name). The dust jacket, on matte cream… Read more
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image of Les Naufrages de dieu; Aventures d'un protestant et de ses compagnons exiles en deux iles desertes de l'ocean Indien 1690-1698

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Paris: Phebus, 1995. Paperback. 203p., illustrated solely with the color cover facsimile of a very old map showing the islands in question. Softbound, an 8x5.5 inch paperback entirely in the French language. Structurally a sound pleasant copy, but expect holograph comment (in English) and underlines on pp.13, 14 and back cover, pointing up the possibility of an old and… Read more
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image of Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

Siam in Trade and War; Royal Maps of the Nineteenth Century

by Chakrabongse, Narisa; Henry Ginsburg; Santanee Phasuk; Dawn F. Rooney

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
2006
ISBN
9789749863268
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£16.37

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Bangkok: River Books, 2006. Paperback. 88p., fine color exhibit photography throughout on glazed alkaline paperstock, the newly-discovered maps supplemented with explanatory diagrams, and corresponding artifacts are shown in profusion. Softbound in 11x9.5 inch color wraps. A beautiful production in fine unblemished shape.
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image of Drie Generaties Blaeu. Amsterdamse cartographie en boekdrukkunst in de zeventiende eeuw

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Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum 'Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum', 1992. Paperback. 83p., illustrated with numerous b&w and full-color reproductions, softbound in 8x8.5 inch glossy pictorial wraps. Please note, the text is entirely in the Dutch language. A nice crisp clean copy, small spot of wear to cover's foredge else entirely sound.
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image of Maritime Silk Route / Hai shang si chou zhi lu   海上丝绸之路

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Beijing: Wenwu chubanshe, 2014. 315p., very good hardcover, profusely illustrated with color photos of artifacts reflecting long-distance trade and diplomatic relations going back to the Han Dynasty.
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£74.40
image of To the Central Labor Councils and Local Unions of California

To the Central Labor Councils and Local Unions of California

by Vandeleur, Edward D. and Paul Scharrenberg

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Published
1935
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£11.16

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San Francisco: California State Federation of Labor, 1935. Mimeographed press release / letter, 8.5x11 inches, all text on one side only, paper toned and creased else good condition. Call for local unions to raise money for the legal defense costs of Tom Mooney, Warren Billings and The Modesto frame-up (an alleged attempt by waterfront workers to blow up a… Read more
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image of Sharm al-Sheikh-Bab al-Mandeb: The Strategic Balance and Israel's Southern Approaches

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Jerusalem: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem / The Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations, 1974. Pamphlet. 29p., illustrated with one carefully-designed line map, pamphlet in 9x6.5 inch cardstock wraps, a little rubbed and edgeworn but sound, clean and unmarked. Good to very good copy. Jerusalem papers on peace problems 5.
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image of Unholy alliance; the 1966 seamen's strike: an analysis

Unholy alliance; the 1966 seamen's strike: an analysis

by Foulser, George

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Published
1966
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London: Syndicalist Workers Federation, 1966. 16p., stapled wraps, 5.25x8.5 inches, old price sticker on front wrap, address on rear wrap crossed off with new address stamped on, pages evenly browned else good condition. Direct action pamphlets no. 10.
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image of Pepper and Pirates

Pepper and Pirates

by Phillips, James Duncan

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Published
1949
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£8.93

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1949. xii, 141p., furnished with a few period illustrations on coated inserted stock and doublespread map endsheets, hardbound in first edition green cloth boards and dust jacket. Text is printed largepoint, is not scholarly, and shows minimalist production values, we assume this to be a treatment for young adults. Nicely preserved copy, clean, sound and unmarked.… Read more
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