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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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0861081218

Condition: Very Good


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. Prompt 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

ISBN: 0710602618

Condition: Near Fine


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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Jane's Freight Containers, 1984

By: Anon

Price: £35.00

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

Edition: Sixteenth Edition

Seller ID: 027623

ISBN: 0710607903

Condition: Very Good


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. " Prompt dispatch. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0948578319

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good


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. Prompt 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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0752417681

Condition: As New


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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Tales from the Old Inland Waterways

By: Corrie, Euan

Price: £12.00

Publisher: Newton Abbot, Devon, David & Charles: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029104

ISBN: 0715305425

Condition: Near Fine


A nostalgic look at how life on our rivers and canals has changed, through the memories of those men and women whose work both on and by the waterways was of vital importance to the country. Clean, bright copy - 192 pages including index. Prompt 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

ISBN: 0851773931

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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The Observer's Book of Ships

By: Dodman, Frank E.

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Warne & Co: 1961

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 061701

Condition: Very Good


Observer's Books No 15. A square, tight clean hardback in tatty jacket which has been repaired internally with tape. 191 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 575.861 View more info

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Elements and Practice of Marine Insurance

By: Dover, Victor

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, H. F. & G. Witherby: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 058976

Condition: Very Good


The eminent authority in the field of insurance education presents this guide to the fundamentals of Law and Practice of Marine Insurance. Some light sunning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some shelfwear & tear and minor losses - 148 pages plus a table of cases cited and an index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The First Fleet : The Real Story

By: Frost, Alan

Price: £20.00

Publisher: ReadHowYouWant: 2011

Edition: Large Print

Seller ID: 060311

ISBN: 1459624947

Condition: Near Fine


Draws on hundreds of previously neglected records in examining the ships and supplies, passengers and behind-the-scenes discussions of the convoy of eleven ships carrying about 1,400 people from England to Botany Bay. Clean, bright, LARGE PRINT format paperback which appears unread - 384 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Submarines in Colour

By: Gunston, Bill

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 063779

ISBN: 0713707801

Condition: Very Good


Offers a concise and authoritative survey of the submarine from its developmental stages in the early 17th century through to its use as a nuclear vessel by the 1960s. Good clean copy with some faint sunning to spine. 200 pages including index. 96 colour plates. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Harbours and Dockyards

By: Hammond, Rolt

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, Frederick Muller: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 054152

Condition: Very Good


Part of The Mechanical Age Library edited by Frederick E. Dean. Valuable guide as the author surveys their vital importance in stimulating and sustaining world trade. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear and internal spotting - 144 pages including index. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Without a Trace

By: Harris, John

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Guild Publishing: 1988

Seller ID: 040643

Condition: Very Good


Investigates seven of the most intriguing sea mysteries of the last 150 years - HMS Erebus and Terror, Mary Celeste, U.S.S. Maine, S.S. Wartah, U.S.S. Cyclops, Joyita and Teignmouth Electron. A very good clean hardback in very good dustwrapper. Slight tanning to page margins. 244 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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A Floating Commonwealth : Politics, Culture, and Technology on Britain's Atlantic Coast, 1860-1930

By: Harvie, Christopher T.

Price: £27.50

Publisher: Oxford, England, Oxford University Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060714

ISBN: 0198227833

Condition: As New


Professor Harvie offers a new portrait of society and identity in high industrial Britain by focusing on the sea as connector, not barrier. Unread hardback in a d/w - 319 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Praus Of Indonesia

By: Hawkins, Clifford W.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1982

Seller ID: 064470

ISBN: 0333318102

Condition: Very Good


Comprehensive and positive view of Indonesian trade and the vessels engaged in it. Clean, large format hardback in an unclipped d/w showing some minor shelfwear & tear - 134 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info