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Image for The Grand Junction Canal & Connections - a reproduction of Charles Smith's Map of 1810

The Grand Junction Canal & Connections - a reproduction of Charles Smith's Map of 1810

By: N/A

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Stoke on Trent, Cartographics: 1993

Seller ID: 062727


Fold-out reproduction map from the original in the collection of R. Dean, measuring approx 30 x 54 cm- 4 miles to an inch. View more info

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International Marine Safety Directory

By: Allen, Richard (editor)

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Redhill, Surrey, Industrial & Marine Publications Ltd: 1984

Edition: Annual Edition

Seller ID: 059473


Straightforward guide to names and addresses of interest to all associated with marine safety matters. Some light tanning to page edges else a clean, glossy copy - 100 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Jane's Merchant Shipping Review

By: Ambrose, A. J.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Jane's: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041470


Examines the growth and optimism in the world cruising market and explains the problems facing the big tanker and bulk carrier operators; surveys the ever changing European ferry scene, and discusses the marine salvage and ocean towage business east of Suez. A clean, crisp hardback illustrated with b.w. photographs and diagrams. 159 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Tall Ships : 32 Fine Art Postcards

By: Anon

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Studio Editions: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003715


A fine art postcard book of 32 pictures - 2 each of 16 designs - all of old galleons and tall ships. View more info

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Jane's Freight Containers, 1984

By: Anon

Price: £52.50

Publisher: London, Jane's Information Group, Incorporated: 1984

Edition: Sixteenth Edition

Seller ID: 027623


A very good, clean copy in very good unclipped jacket. 629 pages including index. "An international survey of container and roll-on/roll-off operations. " Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Powered Ships : The Beginnings

By: Armstrong, Richard

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035430


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. View more info

Image for Mayday!: Preserving Life from Shipwreck Off Cornwall

Mayday!: Preserving Life from Shipwreck Off Cornwall

By: Bird, Sheila

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, Ex Libris Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011148


The history of sea rescue in Cornwall from the earliest days. 231pp. A very good clean copy illustrated with black & white photographs. View more info

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Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1760-1960

By: Blake, George

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Crawley, Sussex, Lloyd's Register of Shipping: 1960

Seller ID: 030532


Clean, square hardback protected with a plastic jacket. Beige boards with front cover/spine mostly sunned ( see photo ). The history of one of the most unique organisations in the world. View more info

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Merchant Ships and Shipping

By: Blocksidge, Ernest W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: London, Ernest Benn: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008016


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. View more info

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Stephen of Linthouse : A Record of Two Hundred Years of Shipbuilding 1750-1950

By: Carvel, John L.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Glasgow, Scotland, Alexander Stephen and Sons Ltd: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 059716


A new and up-to-date record to celebrate the bicentenary of the famous Scottish shipbuilding company. Clean, square copy interspersed with numerous plates. Dustwrapper protected in a plastic jacket - 211 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Giant Liners Of The World

By: Cary, Alan L.

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Sampson Low, Marston & Co: 1936

Seller ID: 059510


Commentary, statistics and photographs for the sixty largest of the world's mercantile ships that have yet been built. Internally clean copy with boards showing some shelfwear/faded lettering with sunning to spine - 144 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Baltimore Clipper : Its Origin and Development

By: Chapelle, Howard Irving

Price: £16.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Bonanza Books: 1978

Edition: Facsimile Edition

Seller ID: 064533


Clean, bright facsimile edition of the work first published in 1930, written with a sincere admiration for the Clipper, yet with a fairly clear comprehension of its faults. Large format hardback in a d/w showing light shelfwear & tear - 192 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Coastal Shipping - The Twilight Years

By: Collard, Ian

Price: £9.50

Publisher: Stroud, Gloucestershire, Tempus Publishing: 2004

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 041474


Photographic history of the traditional coastal vessels of the British Isles which were replaced in the 1960's with the development of roll-on/roll-off ships. A clean, crisp paperback which appears unread. 128 pages. Illustrated throughout with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Shaw Savill & Albion; The Post War Fortunes Of A Shipping Empire

By: de Kerbrech, Richard P.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Conway Maritime Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054193


Seeks to span the post-war development of the company after WW2 , in which it lost 13 vessels, the rebuilding programme, and Shaw Savill's faith in the motorship and the developments in the marine diesel. Clean large format hardback in an unclipped d/w - 178 pages including an appendix, bibliography and index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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The Observer's Book of Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £6.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1964

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 061695


Observer's Books No 15. A square, tight clean hardback which lacks a dustwrapper. 192 pages including index. 16 colour & 16 b/w plates + line drawings. Information on the many types of ships - warships, merchantmen, sailing yachts, fishing and harbour craft etc as well as on miscellaneous craft ancient and modern. Print line 1604.664 View more info