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Table of Distances Between Ports Via The Shortest Navigable Routes, Anon
1 Anon Table of Distances Between Ports Via The Shortest Navigable Routes
Washington, DC, USA. United States Government Printing Office 1943 Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
H.O. Publication No.117. issued under the authority of the secretary of the Navy. Good, clean copy with an attached, fold-out map between pages 4 & 5. 485pp in total. Next post dispatch from the UK. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The Wreck Of The Wager and Subsequent Adventures of Her Crew, Anon
2 Anon The Wreck Of The Wager and Subsequent Adventures of Her Crew
London Blackie & Son Ltd Hard Cover Good No Jacket 8vo Wigfull, W. E. 
Narratives of The Hon. John Byron and of his fellow-midshipman Isaac Morris. Some odd spotting to pages and linen tape re-inforcement to hinges. Undated - Circa 1920's. Red boards with blind stamped decoration. 192 pages. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Five Against the Sea : A True Story of Courage and Survival, Arias, Ron
3 Arias, Ron Five Against the Sea : A True Story of Courage and Survival
London Viking 1990 0670830925 / 9780670830923 First British Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Charts the aftermath of a sudden storm and five fishermens courageous, tenacious battle with the implacable forces of nature after drifting 4,500 miles from their home shores whilst crossing four time-zones. Clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w which shows a couple of tears to the rear cover. 226 pages including an afterword plus illustrated map endpapers. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Powered Ships : The Beginnings, Armstrong, Richard
4 Armstrong, Richard Powered Ships : The Beginnings
London Ernest Benn 1975 0510126111 / 9780510126117 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Fair - Repaired 8vo 
Clean, bright copy with someloss/repair to rear of an unclipped d/w. Relates how the early pioneers of steam travel faced ignorance and prejudice with a kind of reforming determination. 144 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
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The Discoverers - A History of Seafaring Volume 2 (SIGNED COPY), Armstrong, Richard
5 Armstrong, Richard The Discoverers - A History of Seafaring Volume 2 (SIGNED COPY)
London Ernest Benn 1968 0510126057 / 9780510126056 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
The second book in the series looks at the many notable voyages made in the age of discovery between the fifteenth and eighteenth centuries. SIGNED by the author to ffep with the inscription '' To Millicent Rose Affectionately from Richard Armstrong Dec 1968.'' Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Early Mariners -  A History of Seafaring - Volume 1 (SIGNED COPY), Armstrong, Richard
6 Armstrong, Richard The Early Mariners - A History of Seafaring - Volume 1 (SIGNED COPY)
London Ernest Benn 1967 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
The first book in the series deals in the main with the mariners of the Ancient World: Egyptians, Greeks, Romans and the intrepid Phoenicians then takes the story down to the Middle Ages describing the stories of the Vikings, the Polynesians and the Arabs. . SIGNED by the author to ffep with the inscription '' To Millicent Rose Affectionately from Richard Armstrong 1967.'' Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages including index. 
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The Merchantmen : A History of Seafaring - Volume 3 (SIGNED COPY), Armstrong, Richard
7 Armstrong, Richard The Merchantmen : A History of Seafaring - Volume 3 (SIGNED COPY)
London Ernest Benn 1969 0510126081 / 9780510126087 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Signed by Author
Follows on from The Early Mariners and The Discoverers to bring the author's history of seafaring to date with an account of the development of the carrying trade. SIGNED by the author to ffep with the inscription '' To Millicent Rose Affectionately from Richard Armstrong Sept. 1969.'' Some light sunning to page edges else a good, clean hardback in an unclipped d/w - 128 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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The Navy : 1939 to the Present Day, Arthur, Max
8 Arthur, Max The Navy : 1939 to the Present Day
London Hodder & Stoughton 1997 0340684690 / 9780340684696 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Based entirely on first-hand accounts with all the principal theatres of the War recalled. Provides a collection of remarkable stories from brave and unassuming individuals. Clean, bright copy with previous owner's sticker inside cover and faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 416 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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The True Glory - The Royal Navy : 1914-1939, Arthur, Max
9 Arthur, Max The True Glory - The Royal Navy : 1914-1939
London Hodder & Stoughton 1997 0340623012 / 9780340623015 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Based entirely on first-hand accounts with all the principal theatres of the War recalled. Provides a collection of remarkable stories from brave and unassuming individuals. Clean, bright copy with faint sunning to page edges. Unclipped d/w - 292 pages including index. Illustrated wtih b.w. photographs. Next post dispatch. 
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Man and the Sea: From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest, Banbury, Philip
10 Banbury, Philip Man and the Sea: From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest
London BCA 1975 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo 
How early European man paddled and sailed on his voyages of migration, brought about by changes in climate and coastline. The boats and routes he used are examined in detail, and there is discussion on dugout and skin-covered canoes, the dawn of boatbuilding, developement of fishing, trading and war vessels, ships of the 10th. and 11th. centuries, and problems of navigation with limited aids. 269 pages including index. A very good clean copy. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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How to Make Knots, Bends and Splices as used at Sea, Biddle, Tyrrel E
11 Biddle, Tyrrel E How to Make Knots, Bends and Splices as used at Sea
London Norie & Wilson Soft Cover Reading Copy 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall 
Reading copy only as spine strip has been reinforced with binder's tape. Internally clean. 17 page booklet which explains the different types of knots, blends and splices. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Around the Waterways of the Fal, Bird, Sheila
12 Bird, Sheila Around the Waterways of the Fal
Lyme Regis, Dorset Bird of Freedom 1988 0951223631 / 9780951223635 First Edition Card Covers Very Good 8vo Hicks, Stephen 
56 page, stapled booklet. The history of the river and towns from the time of the Bronze Age and Phoenicians. Slight sunning to page edges. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 7.00 GBP
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Blunders and Disasters at Sea, Blackmore, David ( an Anthology By )
13 Blackmore, David ( an Anthology By ) Blunders and Disasters at Sea
Barnsley, South Yorkshire Pen & Sword Maritime 2004 1844151174 / 9781844151172 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
Superb collection of short stories noting mishaps over the span of history with graphic descriptions covering the background, the events, causes and tragic consequences of each one. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 246 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Merchant Ships and Shipping, Blocksidge, Ernest W.
14 Blocksidge, Ernest W. Merchant Ships and Shipping
London Ernest Benn 1933 First Edition Hard Cover Good Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
1930's book written for the builder's and operators of merchant ships and covering the scope of this vast subject. Some pencil underlining. Square, tight hardback copy in jacket which shows signs of shelfwear and small loss to head of spine. Previous owner's details pencil on front pastedown. 259pp. Contains 32 b/w illustrations. 
Price: 12.50 GBP
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Sailing In A Nutshell, Boyle, Patrick
15 Boyle, Patrick Sailing In A Nutshell
London Methuen & Co Ltd 1953 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Fair 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Author 
A Treatise in a Small Compass (Mariner's) On the Sea and how to Sail About It. With an introduction by Eldritch, First Lord Spoonhandle. Clean, bright hardback in a somewhat tatty d/w showing some wear & tear with minor losses to spine - 114 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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This is Rough Weather Cruising, Bruce, Erroll
16 Bruce, Erroll This is Rough Weather Cruising
London Nautical Books 1981 0333320905 / 9780333320907 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo 
Planned to give practical assistance to and his crew following the sequence in which problems come to them. 136 pages. Illustrated throughout in b&w and colour. A very good, clean copy in unclipped dustjacket. Some bumping to board corners 
Price: 10.50 GBP
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Badges and Battle Honours of HM Ships, Burns, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
17 Burns, Lt. Cdr. K. V. Badges and Battle Honours of HM Ships
Liskeard, Cornwall Maritime Books 1986 0907771262 / 9780907771265 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Lists badges for those ships in commission, or being built, in 1986. All badges checked against the master records held in HM Naval Base Devonport. Large format hardback with previous owner's sticker inside the cover which is now protected in a clear, plastic jacket - 208 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 22.50 GBP
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The Great Days of the Canals, Burton, Anthony
18 Burton, Anthony The Great Days of the Canals
Twickenham, Middlesex Tiger Books 1995 1855016958 / 9781855016958 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
A nostalgic journey through the past and present whilst revealing details of the future of Britain's canals. Clean, bright, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 224 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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Steam Coffin : Captain Moses Rogers and the Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier (SIGNED), Busch, John Laurence
19 Busch, John Laurence Steam Coffin : Captain Moses Rogers and the Steamship Savannah Break the Barrier (SIGNED)
New Canaan, CT, USA Hodos Historia 2010 1893616002 / 9781893616004 First Edition - Second Impression Hard Cover As New As New 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall Lindroth, David (maps) Signed by Author
Painstakingly researched work in which Busch scours archives and libraries around the world to uncover a plethora of never-before-published material and tell the story of the first ocean crossing by a steamship in remarkable detail. Heavy, unread hardback in an unclipped d/w. SIGNED by the author to the title page in blue ink with the inscription ''To History, Best Wishes - John L. Busch''. 726 pages including index. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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A Short History of the Narrow Boat, Chaplin, Tom
20 Chaplin, Tom A Short History of the Narrow Boat
Shepperton, Middlesex Shepperton Swan Ltd 1990 090698601X / 9780906986011 Reprint Soft Cover Near Fine Oblong 
Third edition, completely revised, re-designed and providing many more illustrations to form a valuable record of a fascinating aspect of our transport history. 46 page, stapled booklet. Next post dispatch. 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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