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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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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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Successful Men Who Have Risen Through the Ranks

By: Bolton, Sarah K

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Hodder & Stoughton: 1890

Seller ID: 055093

Condition: Good


Characters chosen from various countries and varied professions whose brief biographies show the reader that poverty is no barrier to success. Subjects include amongst others :- George Peabody - Merchant; Bayard Taylor - traveller; Sir Josiah Mason - Manufacturer; Bertel Thorwaldsen - Sculptor; Wolfgang Mozart - Composer; Samuel Johnson - Author and Abraham Lincoln - President. A little soiling to grey decorated cloth boards but generally a good clean hardback. Prize plate on front endpaper. All edges gilt. 367 pages. View more info

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Able Seaman

By: Carter, George Goldsmith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041570

Condition: Very Good


Unable to face the bleak prospect of life in longshore fishing, Jack Vallon breaks with the age-long tradition of his family and joins first the Royal Navy and then the Merchant Service. A very good clean hardback in unclipped dustwrapper which shows signs of light shelfwear. 315 pages. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Italian, French and German Table Wines

By: Christie's London

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, Christie's: 1984

Seller ID: 059471

Condition: Very Good


31 page, stapled catalogue for the auction (Sale No. WIN 1405) held in South Kensington on the 14 May 1984 for the remaining stocks of a Wine Merchant who has discontinued trading. Good, clean copy with some odd lot numbers ringed in biro. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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John Owens Manchester Merchant

By: Clapp, B.W.

Price: £12.50

Publisher: Manchester, Manchester University Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 055251

Condition: Very Good


The business life of John Owens, the founder of Owens College, which ultimately became the University of Manchester - starting as a manufacturer and putter-out, he became successively a merchant, a speculator and, at the last, a philanthropist. A very good clean hardback in dustwrapper which has longish repaired tear to spine strip which has faded slightly. 193 pages including index. View more info

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Memorials of the Guild of Merchant Taylors of the Fraternity of St. John The Baptist in the City of London And of Its Associated Charities and Institutions

By: Clode, Charles Mathew

Price: £137.50

Publisher: London, Harrison and Sons: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050893

Condition: Good


Printed for private circulation and with a presentation plate to front pastedown naming Herbert George Young Esq. 27 April 1876. The compiler had frequent occasion to examine into the old Records of the Fraternity, and in doing so came to the conclusion that some of these would, if printed, be a valuable contribution to civic if not general history. Generally clean internally with gilt top edges and marbled fore and bottom edges. Heavy large volume hardback with a sunned leather spine and corners showing rubbing and wear and minor loss - 746 pages including an index to persons. 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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Merchant Venturers

By: Finch, Robert

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Bickley, Kent, University of London Press Ltd: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040820

Condition: Good


Stories of trade and adventure on the high seas. Good, clean hardback with sunning and stain mark to boards/spine. Previous owner's bookplate to illustrated endpaper. Printed to war economy standard - 192 pages. Next post dispatch. View more info

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Proof (SIGNED COPY)

By: Francis, Dick

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Michael Joseph Limited: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 056847

ISBN: 0718124812

Condition: Good


SIGNED by the author to the half-title with the inscription '' Mike, For our anniversary from Sylvia - & me - Dick Francis' Tanning to page edges else a clean, square hardback in an price-clipped jacket. - 269 pages. Thriller featuring wine merchant Tony Beach. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Brasses of Our Homeland Churches

By: Gawthorp, Walter E.

Price: £9.50

Publisher: London, The Homeland Association: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 048115

Condition: Very Good


Offers an introduction to the study of brasses covering such topics as engraving, decoration, lettering, children, special forms, merchant' marks etc. A very good clean hardback with numerous illustrations and a useful glossary. 130 pages including index. No 14 in the Homeland Pocket Book series. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £62.50

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1892

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 044837

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean copy of this Hugh Thomson illustrated edition of The Vicar of Wakefield - the story of Rev. Dr. Charles Primrose who loses all his wealth through the bankruptcy of a merchant investor. Bound in green cloth with elaborate gilt flower design and gilt lettering to covers and spine. All edges gilt. Dark green end papers. Preface by Austin Dobson. xxxiv + 305 pages + publisher's adverts. A small amount of foxing to page edges but text block is very clean. Binding square and tight. Gift inscription on front endpaper. A most attractive copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £7.50

Publisher: London, Jame Nisbet: 1903

Seller ID: 053687

Condition: Good


The classic story of Rev. Dr. Charles Primrose who loses all his wealth through the bankruptcy of a merchant investor. A good clean hardback with a little foxing to page edges but text block clean. Binding square and tight. Tissue protected frontis. 308 pages. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J.M. Dent: 1920

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 059398

Condition: Very Good


The classic story of Rev. Dr. Charles Primrose who loses all his wealth through the bankruptcy of a merchant investor. Part of the Everyman's Library series. Good clean copy in burgundy leather over limp card covers. Slightly faded spine. Gift inscription to front endpaper. Gilt top edge. 222 pages. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield; She Stoops to Conquer & Poems

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Heron:

Seller ID: 057564

Condition: Very Good


The classic story of Rev. Dr. Charles Primrose who loses all his wealth through the bankruptcy of a merchant investor. + She Stoops to Conquer & Poems. Previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Square, tight hardback in blue leatherette boards with ornate gilt decoration. 317 pages. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London, Bliss Sands & Foster: 1896

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 062050

Condition: Very Good


The classic story of Rev. Dr. Charles Primrose who loses all his wealth through the bankruptcy of a merchant investor. Very good clean hardback in blue cloth boards with attractive gilt decoration and lettering. All edges gilt. 32 illustrations by Wm. Mulready, R.A. View more info

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The Vicar of Wakefield

By: Goldsmith, Oliver

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, Thomas Nelson:

Seller ID: 062783

Condition: Very Good


The classic story of Rev. Dr. Charles Primrose who loses all his wealth through the bankruptcy of a merchant investor. 283 pages. Cream leatherette boards. A very good clean copy. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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The Merchant of Venice : Choice, Hazard and Consequence

By: Holmer, Joan Ozark

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Macmillan: 1995

Seller ID: 032293

ISBN: 0333522648

Condition: Very Good


A very good clean paperback copy of this book which offers a critical appreciation of the play both from a modern and historical perspective. 369 pages including index. Next post UK dispatch. View more info

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Apprentice to the Red Ensign

By: Holmes, Mike

Price: £40.00

Publisher: Bognor Regis, West Sussex, Woodfield Publishing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041584

ISBN: 1903953855

Condition: Near Fine


A personal recollection of life in the British Merchant Navy of the late 1940's just after the end of the war, telling of the ships that made up the huge British merchant fleet and the men who served in them. A clean bright copy of this now hard-to-find title. Supplied in protective plastic jacket. 210 pages + numerous b.w. photographs. Prompt dispatch. View more info

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Poor Jack : The Perilous History of the Merchant Seaman

By: Hope, Ronald

Price: £17.50

Publisher: Rochester, Kent, Chatham Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 041360

ISBN: 1861761619

Condition: As New


Draws on a mass of contemporary material spanning four millennia to provide a picture of a social and professional world that is as entertaining as it is informative. Gift quality hardback in an unclipped d/w which is protected in a plastic sleeve - 376 pages including index. Prompt dispatch. View more info