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Image for Man and the Sea: From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest

Man and the Sea: From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest

By: Banbury, Philip

Price: £10.50

Publisher: London, BCA: 1975

Seller ID: 031545

Condition: Very Good


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, development 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. View more info

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U-Boats at War

By: Busch, Harald - Translated By Wilson, L.P.R.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: London, Putnam: 1955

Edition: First British Edition

Inscription: Signed by Translator

Seller ID: 032160

Condition: Good


Looks at the role of the German U-Boat during the Second World War. Illustrated with b./w photographs. 288 pages. Signed by the translator on the front endpaper with the following inscription "To H. Muhlenstedt (?) With Many thanks for his help with the illustrations & some of the technical expressions in this book from: Lawrence P.R. Wilson. 11th July 1955". A little foxing to page edges otherwise internally clean. Binding is tight though boards show signs of light shelfwear. A good copy. View more info

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The Second World War : Volume V - Closing the Ring

By: Churchill, Winston S.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: London, Cassell & Co: 1966

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 060055

Condition: Very Good


The fifth volume of the author's memoirs covers the decisive twelve months between June 1932 and June 1944. The command of the seas had returned into Allied hands, the U-boats were mastered, and the Luftwaffe beaten in the skies. Clean, bright hardback in an unclipped d/w showing light shelfwear - 673 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Paddle Steamers : 1837 to 1914

By: Clammer, Richard ( Introduction & Commentaries By )

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 047252

ISBN: 0713423315

Condition: Very Good


Includes 122 photographs in giving a complete visual guide to all the major types of paddle steamers which sailed from British and Irish ports and inland waterways in the years before the First World War. Clean square hardback in an unclipped d/w - 136 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Submarine Boats : The Beginnings of Underwater Warfare

By: Compton-Hall, Richard

Price: £10.50

Publisher: Leicester, Leicestershire, Windward: 1983

Seller ID: 039951

ISBN: 071120327X

Condition: Good +


Perceptive account of the early years of submarine development, with much new material on the lives of the forgotten pioneers. Good, clean, large format paperback with light signs of shelfwear - 192 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. 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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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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Air Enthusiast Fifty-One August to October 1993

By: Ellis, Ken

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Key Publishing: 1993

Seller ID: 064590

Condition: Very Good


With articles on Pemberton Billings' Dream Machines; Canadian B-17s; Yugoslav Moths; More SEAC Liberators; BB-152 Airliner; Charles Rolls; Rivolto's Gate Guardians; Dornier's Flying Boats; Curtiss-Wright XP-55 Ascender; Douglas F3D Skynight; Bomber Command World War Two Tail Markings; Aviation Twin Pioneer. Clean bright, 80-page magazine with colour & b/w photographs, and cutaways. Prompt dispatch from the UK. View more info

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FlyPast Magazine JUne 1991 No 119

By: Ellis, Ken (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Lincs, Key Publishing: 1991

Seller ID: 037038

Condition: Very Good


Magazine published for enthusiasts of old aircraft. Flying Boats Special Feature, European Aviation Museum Guide Part Two etc . For full contents of this issue please see photograph. View more info

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FlyPast Magazine : June 1986 - No. 59

By: Ellis, Ken (Editor)

Price: £6.00

Publisher: Stamford, Lincolnshire, Key Publishing: 1986

Seller ID: 062625

Condition: Very Good


Magazine published for enthusiasts of old aeroplanes. 71 pages. Contents include:- Flying Gallery, Flying Fleas, Wellington 50, Flying Boats of Beaumaris, Pacific Island Wrecks etc. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The All-Colour Directory of Metal Toys

By: Gardiner, Gordon; Morris, Alistair

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Salamander: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038325

ISBN: 0861011430

Condition: Near Fine


Comprehensive guide to collecting metal toys with complete coverage of the period c1870-c1970 including mechanical novelties, trains, tinplate and diecast vehicles, tinplate ships and boats, tinplate and diecast aeroplanes, toy solders and their equipment, farm, zoo and circus animals, packaging, catalogues and trademarks. Includes photographs of more than 1,000 toys in over 180 full colour pictures. A clean, bright hardback in unclipped dustwrapper. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Book of Tole & Decorative Painting

By: Hauser, Priscilla

Price: £21.00

Publisher: London, Studio Vista: 1979

Edition: First British Edition

Seller ID: 026250

ISBN: 0289708672

Condition: Very Good


A comprehensive guide to the art of tole painting providing simple step-by-step techniques followed by more detailed sections linked to clear diagrams and photographs. 160 pages including index. A very good, clean copy in jacket which has darkened with age and which has one small closed tear to rear cover. View more info

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The Cruising Association 75th Anniversary

By: Hay, David & Joan (editors)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, The Cruising Association: 1983

Seller ID: 039764

Condition: Good


A history of the Cruising Association covering three generations of yachtsmen and offering an astonishing wealth of fact distilled into a readable form. A good clean paperback copy which shows some light rubbing to covers. Internally very clean. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. 128 pages. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Sailing Ships at a Glance : A Pictorial Record of the Evolution of The Sailing Ship from the Earliest Times

By: Hobbs, Edward W.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Architectural Press: 1925

Seller ID: 038586

Condition: Good


The fourth work in the 'At A Glance' series with an introduction by L.G.Carr Laughton. Good, clean copy in card covers showing light shelfwear - 114 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Yachts on Canvas: Artists' Images of Yachts from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day

By: James, Taylor

Price: £30.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Knickerbocker Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 046258

ISBN: 1577150503

Condition: Very Good


Reproduces some of the finest achievements by history's finest artists from the seventeenth century Dutch van de Velds to the contemporary artists Vaughan and Dews, and in doing so offers a chronological history of the yacht. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear to top edge. 160 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Night of the U-Boats

By: Lund, Paul; Ludlam, Harry

Price: £17.50

Publisher: London, Foulsham: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010872

ISBN: 0572008287

Condition: Very Good


Clean copy in un-clipped d/w. 16 pages of photographs. 204 pp including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Uboote Gegen England

By: Mallman-Showell, J.P

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Germany, Motorbuch Verlag: 1992

Seller ID: 033272

ISBN: 3613010097

Condition: Near Fine


Kampf und Undergang der deutschen Uboot-Waffe 1939-1945. Text in German. A clean, bright copy which appears unread. 189 pages including index. Illustrated with b.w. photographs. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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The Encyclopedia of Ships

By: Marshall, Chris (Editor)

Price: £32.50

Publisher: London, Blitz Publications: 1995

Seller ID: 014088

ISBN: 1856052885

Condition: Near Fine


288pp inc. index. A detailed compendium all the major ships, both military and civil, that have sailed the ocean waves since ancient times, all illustrated with the aid of side-view artworks. Over 1200 different seagoing vessels are featured with detailed specifications, displacement, dimensions, performance, building and date of launch, and a brief narrative that summarises the career of the ship and its eventual fate.288pp inc. index. A detailed compendium all the major ships, both military and civil, that have sailed the ocean waves since ancient times, all illustrated with the aid of sid... View more info

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Transport in Ancient Egypt

By: Partridge, Robert B.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, The Rubicon Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 060076

ISBN: 0948695420

Condition: Very Good


Draws on the examples of how the Egyptian boats and chariots that have survived were made and marvels at the technical skills required. Clean, glossy copy in a d/w - 150 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The River Rat

By: Powell, Hollis C.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: Pompano Beach, FL, USA, Exposition Pr of Florida: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034134

ISBN: 0682498912

Condition: Very Good


A novel of the military supply boats that ran the rivers of Vietnam. A very good clean copy in price-clipped dustjacket. 218 pages. Next post UK dispatch View more info