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image of Cruise Of The 'Conrad'  -   A Journal Of A Voyage Round the World, undertaken and carried out In the Ship Joseph Conrad, 212 Tons, in the years 1934, 1935, And 1936 By Way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies, and Cape Horn

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London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1940. Boards have age sarkening to spine and a touch of wear to spine tail. Internally there is age toning to endpapers, light foxing to closed edges else generally very clean tight and unmarked. 320 pages. map endpapers. 8 illustrations. 10 diagrams and charts in the text. Includes a glossary of terms. The author… Read more
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image of British Coastal Ships, Tugs and Trawlers

British Coastal Ships, Tugs and Trawlers

by Chesterton, D. Ridley

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Goldring Books
Published
1973
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780711003132
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$16.80

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London: Ian Allan, 1973. A near Fine unmarked copy (Fine apart from a little dust marking to closed top edge) with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. 175 pages. Photo illustrations. The book lists virtually all British owned ships oer 100 Gross Tons. Besides the types of vessel mentioned in the title of the book, details… Read more
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image of Titanic Belfast  -  Souvenir Guide

Titanic Belfast - Souvenir Guide

by Costecalde, Dr. Claude and Doherty, John Paul

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Goldring Books
Published
2012
Condition
As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781906886394
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$7.00

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Belfast: Booklink, 2012. An As New copy. 88 pages. A photographic history of the iconic ship the Titanic and the Belfast shipyard of Harland and Wolff. 170. First. Soft Cover. As New/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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On Her Majesty's Nuclear Service

by Thompson, Eric (Commodore Royal Navy)

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Goldring Books
Published
2018
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As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781612005713
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$16.80

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Oxford: Casemate, 2018. an As New copy in an As New dustjacket. xiii + 265 pages. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, the Lord Boyce. During the Cold WAr, nuclear submarines performed the greatest public sevice of all: prevention of a third world war. History shows that they succeeded, the Cold War ended peacefully, but for security reasons,… Read more
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A History of Seamanship

by Phillips-Birt, Douglas

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Goldring Books
Published
1971
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First
ISBN
9780046230098
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$14.00

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London: George Allen and Unwin, 1971. A near Fine unmarked copy with VG dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format book of 320 pages. Profusely illustrated throughout. This magnificently illustrated book with 64 colour plates and over 170 black and white photograhs and drawings explores the whole art and science of seamanship from the instinctive methods… Read more
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image of Endeavour  -  The Ship and the AttitudeThat Changed the World

Endeavour - The Ship and the AttitudeThat Changed the World

by Moore, Peter

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Goldring Books
Published
2018
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As New
Edition
First
ISBN
9781784740900
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$23.81

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London: Chatto and Windus, 2018. An As New copy in an As New Dustjacket. 420 pages. 32 illustrations. Plan of Her Majesty's Bark Endeavour as fitted at Deptford in July 1768 endpapers. The Endeavour was the name of a Whitby collier bought by the Royal Navy in 1768 for an expedition to the South Seas. A commonplace coal-carrying vessel,… Read more
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Byron of the Wager

by Shankland, Peter

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Goldring Books
Published
1975
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780002160568
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$9.80

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London: Collins, 1975. A near Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which has touch of wear. 288 pages. 4 illustrations. 2 maps. Pictorial endpapers of Anson's squadron. The story of Midshipman Byron, future grandfather of the poet, and the wreck of the Wager which foundered on the Pacific coast of Tierra Del Fuego after rounding the Horn. An account of… Read more
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image of Navigating Britain's Coastline  -  Portland to Dover

Navigating Britain's Coastline - Portland to Dover

by Oldale, Adrienne and Peter

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Goldring Books
Published
1981
Condition
Very Good
Edition
First
ISBN
9780715379349
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$9.80

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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1981. A Very Good + unmarked copy which has foxing to endpapers with VG dustjacket which has fading to spine. Presented in rectangular format. One of the main problems of small craft navigation is identification of landmarks and coastal features. Charts, though vital, give only the vaguest idea of the actual appearance of the coast.… Read more
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image of Seven Centuries of Sea Travel  - From the Crusaders to the Cruises

Seven Centuries of Sea Travel - From the Crusaders to the Cruises

by Bathe, Basil W.

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Goldring Books
Published
1990
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9780517017548
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$35.01

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New York: Portland House, 1990. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. A very large format volume of 296 pages. 357 illustrations, 30 in colour. This profusely illustrated book presents an authoritative account of the development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present. In tracing this development the author shows how two interdependent factors… Read more
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image of The Liners  -  A History of the North Atlantic Crossing

The Liners - A History of the North Atlantic Crossing

by Coleman, Terry

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Goldring Books
Published
1976
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780713910117
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$14.00

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London: Allen Lane, 1976. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. A large format volume of 232 pages. 170 illustrations. The Liners is the story of the great and beautiful ships, built for speed and comfort, that regularly plied between Europe and America on the North Atlantic route. It is the story of a line in ship… Read more
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Mutiny on the Bounty 1789-1989

by Various

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780951312827
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$9.80

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Manorial Research/National Maritime Museum, 1989. A Fine unmarked copy. 160 pages. Illustrated throughout. An international exhibition to mark the 200th anniversary 28 April 1989 - 1 October 1989. Comprises : William Bligh's Royal Navy by Richard Ormond; Jolly Tars Were Our Men by Nicholas Rodger; The Pacific - Great Unknown by Glyn Williams; Bligh and the Mutiny by… Read more
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image of The Real Hornblower  -  The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon, GCB

The Real Hornblower - The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon, GCB

by Perrett, Bryan

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Goldring Books
Published
1998
Condition
Fine
ISBN
9781854094964
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$9.80

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London: Arms and Armour, 1998. A Fine unmarked copy with no inscriptions. 160 pages. Illustrated. C.S. Forester's much-loved novels portrayed Horatio Hornblower as a dashing hero who came to represent British naval tradition of courage and gallantry - but was he an entirely fictional creation? Bryan thinks not as he shows the many parallels between Hornblower's career and that… Read more
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image of The Royal Ocean Racing Club Manual of Safety and Survival at Sea

The Royal Ocean Racing Club Manual of Safety and Survival at Sea

by Pike, Dag

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Goldring Books
Published
1993
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715300633
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$21.01

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Newton Abbot, Devon: David and Charles, 1993. A Fine unmarked copy in pictorial laminated boards. 192 pages. Illustrations in the text. The marine journalist and author shows how most emergencies can be avoided by good seamanship, and many others can be anticipated and so readily brought under control with the right mental attitude, equipment and procedures. For situations that… Read more
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image of Nelson's Navy  -  The Ships, Men and Organisation 1793-1815

Nelson's Navy - The Ships, Men and Organisation 1793-1815

by Lavery, Brian

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Goldring Books
Published
1989
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780851775210
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$28.01

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London: Conway Maritime Press, 1989. A Fine unmarked copy with dustjacket which has a little wear to lower edges and a little creasing to top edge and is price clipped. A large format volume of 332 pages. Illustrated throughout with contemporary illustrations and maps. Foreword by Patrick O'Brian. The author is one of the world's leading authorities on the… Read more
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Lifeboats to the Rescue

by Beattie, John

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Goldring Books
Published
1980
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715381038
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$9.80

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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1980. A near Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. 25 photographs. John Beattie knows many of the brave crews of the lifeboat stations around the United Kingdom, and has selected 16 of their most notable and courageous 'services' which he tells in exciting narrative. Choosing one rescue from each, from stations as far apart… Read more
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image of Seamanship  -  The Complete Illustrated Guide for the Cruising Yachtsman

Seamanship - The Complete Illustrated Guide for the Cruising Yachtsman

by Kemp, Peter

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Goldring Books
Published
1983
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780906348437
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$16.80

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London: Martin Dunitz, 1983. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket which is not price clipped. A large format volume of 240 pages lavishly illustrated with over 350 photographs and diagrams. Straightforwardly written by one of the world's most respected nautical authors, this comprehensive and authoritative book provides all the practical information the cruising man or woman needs in… Read more
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Britain's Maritime Heritage

by Simper, Robert

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Goldring Books
Published
1982
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715381779
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$14.00

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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1982. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. 392 pages. Profusely illustrated. For most of the past four centuries, Britain has been a leading or dominant maritime nation, and the first part of the book describes the threads of its rich maritime heritage, shows how they were related and their effect on national… Read more
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A Beginner's Guide to the Sea

by Knight, Frank (Extra Master Mariner)

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Goldring Books
Published
1956
Condition
Very Good
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$9.80

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London: Macmillan, 1956. Blue titles and motif on brown cloth boards which are clean and unmarked with no wear. Internally there is a strip of age darkening to rear endpaper else very clean, tight and unmarked. A Very Good+ copy. Dustjacket has a little chipping and is not price clipped. Second edition (first was 1955). xiv +… Read more
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image of The Ian Nicolson Omnibus  -  The Log of the Maken; Sea-Saint; Building the St. Mary

The Ian Nicolson Omnibus - The Log of the Maken; Sea-Saint; Building the St. Mary

by Nicolson, Ian

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Goldring Books
Published
1986
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Thus
ISBN
9780907069423
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$11.20

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Hampshire: Ashford Press, 1986. A Fine unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. 500 pages. 31 illustrations and drawings and diagrams in the text. In this collection you are offered a unique opportunity to experience Nicolson's unpredictable and unconventional lifestyle at first hand, and it proves his long-held philosophy of life; the 'great globe itself' can be yours; that you… Read more
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image of Round Britain Windsurf  -  1800 Miles on a 12ft Board

Round Britain Windsurf - 1800 Miles on a 12ft Board

by Batstone, Tim

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Goldring Books
Published
1985
Condition
Near Fine
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780715387535
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$11.20

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Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1985. A near Fine clean, tight and unmarked copy with near Fine dustjacket. 224 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs, drawings, diagrams and maps. The author mounted an expedition that was to earn him a place in the Guinness Book of Records and raise over 40,000 pounds for the Royal National Lifeboat Institution, persuading Charles Heidsieck,… Read more
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