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By Way Of Cape Horn

By Way Of Cape Horn

by Alan Villiers

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By Way Of Cape Horn

By Way Of Cape Horn

by Alan Villiers

Hodder & Stoughton, 1957. Paperback. Good. 1957. No Edition Remarks. 258 pages. Illustrated paper cover. Pages and binding are presentable with no major defects. Minor issues present such as mild cracking, inscriptions, inserts, light foxing, tanning and thumb marking. Overall a good condition item. Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light marking and sunning.
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£15.00
FALIE Portrait of a Coastal Trader

FALIE Portrait of a Coastal Trader

by Sexton, Robert and Pickhaver, Gordon

Adelaide: Falie Project. 1985. Oblong Octavo Size [18x25cm approx]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White & Colour Photographs as well as black and white maps and diagrams. 114pages The Falie is a 46-metre (151 ft) ketch that traded for many years in Australian waters. Originally built in 1919 as the motor schooner collier Hollands Trouw, she was purchased by the Spencer's Gulf Transport Company, renamed, and used for coastal trading in South Australia. The vessel commissioned... Read more
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AU$25.00
Britannia at Dartmouth

Britannia at Dartmouth

by Pack, S W C

London: Alvin Redman Ltd. VG : in very good condition with rubbed dust jacket. 1966. First Edition. Mustard hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 326pp. .
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£8.60
The Blackwall Frigates

The Blackwall Frigates

by Lubbock, Basil

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1973. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is price-clipped & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates & plans. 280 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$45.00
Victorian and Edwardian Sailing Ships from Old Photographs

Victorian and Edwardian Sailing Ships from Old Photographs

by Greenhill, Basil; Giffard, Ann

London: B T Batsford Ltd. G+ : in good condition plus with darkened dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Brown hardback cloth cover. 260mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). [100pp]. .
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£12.60
By Way Of Cape Horn

By Way Of Cape Horn

by Villiers, Alan

London: Hodder & Stoughton. Very Good; Light cover creases, light edge and shelf wear, light foxing. ; . Hodder C281. Nice tight copy, no names inside. Cover artwork uncredited. . Scarce in this edition.. 1957. Reprint. Paperback. Mass Market PB . First Printing; 256 pages; First hand account of a harrowing journey aboard a square rigged sailing ship from Australia to Queenstown in Ireland during 1929, by way of Cape Horn. .
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€51.99
Beyond the Capes. Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger [1776-1877]

Beyond the Capes. Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger [1776-1877]

by Dodge, Ernest S

London: Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1971. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. Colour frontispiece. Maps to endpapers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 429 pages. Looks at a forgotten century of Pacific exploration. Included are full accounts of the voyages of Marion du Fresne,... Read more
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AU$24.00
The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor, or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship

The Young Sea Officer's Sheet Anchor, or a Key to the Leading of Rigging and to Practical Seamanship

by Lever, Darcy w/intro. & notes by John H. Harland

Mineola, NY: Dover, 1998 reissue. 126pp. illus. paperback 4to: Fine. A crisp Dover facsimile reissue of the 1819 second edition of English East Indian Company man Darcy Lever's (ca. 1759-1839) magnum opus, written during the heyday of the Napoleonic Era Age of Sail.
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$15.00
Sailing Ships: Their History and Development as Illustrated by the Collection of Ship-Models in the Science Museum. 2 volume set

Sailing Ships: Their History and Development as Illustrated by the Collection of Ship-Models in the Science Museum. 2 volume set

by Clowes, G S Laird

London: His Majesty's Stationery Office. HMSO. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed with minor creases. Chips to spine ends. Signature of previous owner on title pages. 1930. First Edition. Paperback. 250mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). 115pp; 122pp. B/w plates and illustrations in the text. Published 1930 & 1936. Part I: Historical Notes. Part II Catalogue of Exhibits, with Descriptive Notes. .
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£26.00
World of Sail 1. Bartholomew World Pictiorial Map Series

World of Sail 1. Bartholomew World Pictiorial Map Series

by Bartholomew, John G

Edinburgh: John Bartholomew & Son Ltd. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. Cover rubbed. 1984. Reprint. Illustrated laminated card cover. 260mm x 160mm (10" x 6"). 21 panels. .
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£9.60
Britannia at Dartmouth

Britannia at Dartmouth

by Pack, S W C

London: Alvin Redman Ltd. VG: in very good condition with rubbed and chipped dust jacket. Previous owner inscription to fep. 1966. First Edition. Mustard hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 150mm (9" x 6"). 326pp. .
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£7.60
By Way of Cape Horn

By Way of Cape Horn

by Alan Villiers

Hodder & Stoughton, 1939. Hardcover. Good/Good. 1939. Third Edition. 285 pages. Black dust jacket with green lettering over green cloth. B&W photographs throughout. Notable foxing and tanning to endpapers and page edges. Previous owner's inscription to front endpaper. Mild wear and bumping to spine, board edges and corners, with scuffing and soiling to boards. Notable foxing to spine. Unclipped dust jacket. Mild wear and tear to edges and corners. Moderate tanning and soiling to DJ.
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£11.95
By Way of Cape Horn

By Way of Cape Horn

by Alan Villiers

Hodder and Stoughton 1952. Signed by author on front endpage. Book is in very good condition, little wear, text is clean and unmarked. DJ is price clipped, shows light shelf wear and edge wear. Light brown stain on cover.
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$55.00
The Last of the Windjammers [2 volume set]

The Last of the Windjammers [2 volume set]

by Lubbock, Basil

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1975. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice set. Endpaper maps. Black & white illustrations & plans - some fold-out. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 518,448 pages. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$165.00
The Bounty Ships of France

The Bounty Ships of France

by Villiers, Alan and Henri Picard

Scribner's, New York, 1972, first US edition, 240 p. ill. b/w photos, map front end papers, full rigged ship and sails identified on back end papers. The French Merchant Marine ships called bounty ships 1870-1920, moved cargoes to the overseas possessions. The French had low desertion rates and the ships more comfortable and safe. They also took easier passages for the ships. Many were Breton sailor, Henri Picard sailed on one of these ships.
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CA$25.00
The Nitrate Clippers

The Nitrate Clippers

by Lubbock, Basil

London: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1966. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is price-clipped & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 159 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$60.00
The merchant schooners

The merchant schooners

by Greenhill, Basil

Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, 1988, 310 p. : ill. b/w, plans , over 250 illustrations, includes index. Very good/very good.The story of small merchant sailing ships off Wales and England from 1870 to 1940. Discusses how they were built and designed. Heavy may require extra postage.
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CA$45.00
Malaspina on the Northwest Coast. Voyages of Enlightenment

Malaspina on the Northwest Coast. Voyages of Enlightenment

by Vaughan, Thomas; Crownhart-Vaughan, E A P; de Iglesias, Mecedes Oalau

Portland: Oregan Historical Society. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 1977. First Edition. Illustrated card cover. 230mm x 200mm (9" x 8"). viii, 61pp. .
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£4.60
A Drifterman's Diary. An Account of Herring Fishing in Norfolk in the Days of Sail & Steam. Signed copy

A Drifterman's Diary. An Account of Herring Fishing in Norfolk in the Days of Sail & Steam. Signed copy

by Holmes, J E

Yarmouth: J.E. Holmes. VG : in very good condition without dust jacket as issued. 1994. First Edition. Illustrated laminated card cover. 210mm x 150mm (8" x 6"). 42pp. B/w illustrations. Signed by author on title page. .
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£9.60
The Merchant Schooners. Volume I

The Merchant Schooners. Volume I

by Greenhill, Basil

London: Percival Marshall & Co Ltd. VG: in very good condition with rubbed and chipped dust jacket. 1951. First Edition. Black/gilt hardback cloth cover. 240mm x 160mm (9" x 6"). xviii, 244pp. B/w plates and line drawings. A survey of the history of the small fore and aft rigged merchant sailing ships of England and Wales in the years 1870-1940 with something of their previous history and subsequent fate. .
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£28.00
Spirit of Sail  On Board the World's Great Sailing Ships

Spirit of Sail On Board the World's Great Sailing Ships

by Dyson, John

Key Porter Books. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1987. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 1550130315 . Blue Hardcovers, gilt titles to the spine. A Near Fine copy with a solid binding and bright, unmarked pages. Light sunning to the front cover bottom edge. The DJ is unclipped and in Near Fine condition. " Christopher full-clour photographs capture the lofty beauty of a stately parade of sail and the dizzy swoop of the view from the topgallant yard high above the sea. He takes us on spray-whipped... Read more
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CA$31.25
Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan

Boats and Boatmen of Pakistan

by Greenhill, Basil

Newton Abbot: David & Charles Ltd. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Red hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 191pp. .
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£12.60
Sail in the South. A Selection from the A.D.Edwardes Collection of Shipping Photographs in the State Library of South Australia

Sail in the South. A Selection from the A.D.Edwardes Collection of Shipping Photographs in the State Library of South Australia

by Parsons, Ronald

Adelaide: Rigby. 1975. Small Quarto Size [approx 22cm x 26cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 209 pages The great days of sail around Australia and New Zealand in complete pictorial form with each photograph accompanied by a fully descriptive caption. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$18.00
Square Rigger Round the Horn The Making of a Sailor

Square Rigger Round the Horn The Making of a Sailor

by Wilmore, C. Ray

Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company. 1972. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [priceclipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ a little rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 220 pages + plates. The author's first deep sea voyage in 1911. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
Ketches of South Australia A Record of Small Sailing Ships on the Coast of South Australia 1836-1970

Ketches of South Australia A Record of Small Sailing Ships on the Coast of South Australia 1836-1970

by Parsons, Ronald

Magill: Published by Author. 1983. Oblong Octavo size. Staple-bound. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black and White drawings. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. vi, 105 pages. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$15.00