All Old Books

Robert Trumball
£30.00

The Raft

Non-Fiction
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The true story of how three airmen of the US Navy survived in a raft for 34 days after their scout bomber crashed in to the Pacific.

Philip Hichborn
£75.00

Report on European Dock-Yards

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A survey of the dockyards of England, France, Germany and Italy commissioned by the U.S. Navy for the purposes of observing contemporary improvements in naval architecture.

Westcott Abell
£25.00

The Shipwrights Trade

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An illustrated history of shipbuilding, from the earliest dugout canoes to the warships of WWII.

Andrew Adams and Richard Woodman
£50.00

Light Upon The Waters: The History of Trinity House 1514-2014

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A lavishly illustrated and detailed history published to mark the 500 year anniversary of Trinity House.

E. Keble Chatterton
£30.00

Sailing Ships: The Story of their Development from the Earliest Times to the Present Day

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A lengthy Illustrated history of sailing ships, from ancient Egypt to the most modern racing yachts at the time of publication.

Hervey Garrett Smith
£20.00

The Arts of the Sailor

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A handbook on many practical sailors arts, from bends and hitches to decorative ropework, canvaswork and advice on  emergency repairs.

Anne and Russell Long
£22.00

A Shipping Venture: Turnbull Scott and Company 1872-1972 (Signed Copy)

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A detailed history of the Turnbull shipping business, published for their centenary.

Stuart Nicol
£18.00

Macqueen's Legacy: A History of the Royal Mail Line (Two Volumes)

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Volume one comprises and general history of the Royal Mail Line, and Volume two looks in more detail at the ships, from humble steamers to grand passenger carrying liners.

K.R. Haigh
£15.00

Cableships and Submarine Cables

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A history of the cable laying companies and their vessels which connected the world with submarine communications cables. 

David W. Bone
£20.00

Merchantmen-at-Arms: The British Merchants' Service in the War (Signed)

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A history, based on the unique experiences of individual seamen, of the role of the Merchants' Service during WWI.

J. Innes Stewart
£40.00

An Economic Geography of the British Empire Overseas

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A practical textbook designed both for senior senior school and professional bankers examinations. 

Trevor Piper
£20.00

Vosper Thornycroft Built Warships

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A photographic history tracing the origins of Vosper Thorneycroft on the Thames at Chiswick in the 1860's to present day Portsmouth.

R.G. Matthews
£24.00

Sailing Craft

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"The beauty and mystery of the ships and the magic of the sea." An illustrated history of  British sailing craft.

Trevor Lummis
£15.00

The East Anglian Fishermen 1880-1914

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An economic and social history of the fishing industry and the communities it supported.

Farley Mowat
£15.00

The Grey Seas Under

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A history of the ocean going salvage tug the Foundation Franklin and her hundreds of rescue missions along the eastern coasts of Canada, including throughout WWII.

Edgar J. March
£80.00

Sailing Trawlers: The Story of Deep Sea Fishing with Long Line and Trawl (Signed)

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An illustrated history of the vast fleets of sailing trawlers that once fished the North Sea and English Channel, and the men who worked on them.

Edgar J. March
£25.00

Sailing Drifters: The Story of the Herring Luggers of England, Scotland and The Isle of Man

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An illustrated history of the huge fleets of sailing drifters that once fished around the British Isles, and the men who worked them.

Will Lawson
£15.00

Pacific Steamers

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A comprehensive history of steamships in the Pacific Ocean and their particular challenges operating in remote locations far from the assistance of a dockyard.

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