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ATKINS, JEREMY.
A HUNDRED YEARS OF SAILING AT OXFORD UNIVERSITY.
Leamington Spa, Warks. Jeremy Atkins, 1984., The Centenary History of the Oxford University Yacht Club, 1884-1984." Sponsored by the Biggs Wall & Company, who also celebrated their centenary in 1984. 120 pages. 30 pages of b./w. photographs or drawings. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. No d./w. Navy blue cover is near fine except for small mark on front where a label once was. 20cm. x 19cm. ISBN 0950917907. 1984
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Book number: 7124
GBP 5.00 [Appr.: EURO 6 US$ 6.61 | JP¥ 718]
Keywords: yachts yacht club Oxford Oxford University

 
BAGLEY, LAURENCE.
GLENANS WEATHER FORECASTING. A Manual For Yachtsmen.
Newron Abbot. David & Charles, 1980., Reprint, first published 1976 in French, translated by James MacGibbon. 192 pages. With b./w. photographs, drawings, diagrams, charts & maps. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. 19cm. x 12.5cm. ISBN 0715379119. 1980
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Book number: 6790
GBP 2.50 [Appr.: EURO 3 US$ 3.3 | JP¥ 359]
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Keywords: weather forecast yachts atmosphere storm barometer Beaufort Scale sky cloud wind

 
BLANDFORD, PERCY
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SMALL BOATS. A history of oared, poled & paddled craft.
Bourne End. Spurbooks, 1974., Ex library. 130 pages. Frontispiece & 86 b./w. photographs. Front endpage has been removed, '25p' written on half-title, library & withdrawn stamps on title page, back end page has 2 small marks from tape, o./w. very good. D./w. priced £3., slightly worn corners & edges o./w. very good. 8.5" x 7.5" ISBN 0902875515. 1974
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Book number: 6048
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.64 | JP¥ 287]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: rowboat canoe punt corracle skiff dinghy barge clinker whaler lifeboat cutter scull randan wherry whiff trimaran

 
BOWEN, FRANK C.
FROM CARRACK TO CLIPPER. A Book of Sailing-Ship Models.
London. Halton & Truscott Smith, 1927., First edition. 64 pages of text followed by 67 pages of b./w. photographs of sailing-ship models, 7 pages at the end are a list of "Principal Museums & other institutions in Europe & America containing Ship-Models." 25cm. x 19.5cm. Contents are very good, clean, no inscription or marks, but first few pages are slightly foxed. Cover is good, but corners and edges are worn and the bottom of the spine has split on the backside. 1927
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Book number: 7730
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Keywords: Carrack Clipper sailing-ship model

 
BOWKER, R. M. AND CHAMIER, JOHN.
A BOAT OF YOUR OWN.
London. Cassell, 1970., Third, revised, enlarged and reset edition. "A guide to selection, buying, building, maintenance, chartering of yachts, dinghies, & motor launches." 170 pages. Near fine, no marks or inscription. Near fine d./w., not price clipped ( £2.10.) 8.5" x 5.75". ISBN 030493660x. 1970
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Book number: 6454
GBP 4.00 [Appr.: EURO 4.75 US$ 5.28 | JP¥ 574]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: yachts dinghies motor launch boat sailing chartering sailboat

 
CHAPELLE, HOWARD I.
YACHT DESIGNING And PLANNING. Revised & Enlarged Edition.
London. George Allen & Unwin, 1972., For Yachtsmen, Students & Amateurs." First published in the U.S.A., this is the first G.B. edition. 373 pages including index, with many figures & drawings.Near fine cover, contents near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced £6.95. 9.5" x 6.25". ISBN 0046230114. 1972
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Book number: 6459
GBP 9.00 [Appr.: EURO 10.75 US$ 11.89 | JP¥ 1292]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: yacht design sailing boat yachtsmen sailors

 
DE MIREMONT, COMTE
PRACTICAL METHODS IN MODERN NAVIGATION For The Ready Solution of Daily Problems at Sea..
London. George Philip, 1905., First edition. Hardback. "A Handbook for the ready solution of Daily Problems at Sea." 107 pages. Frontispiece is "Flags Of The International Code of Signals" illustrated in colour. On 2 pages is "Points of the Compass and their Fractional Parts in Degrees." 22cm. x 14.5cm. 8vo. Navy blue cloth cover, with lettering in gilt, and a design of a sextant on front in bright gilt. Cover & contents near fine, no inscription or marks, but on the front side of spine there is a tiny bit of damage to the surface of the cover. It really is very tiny! Endpages are slightly foxed. Light brown d./w. is slightly soiled, worn & slightly torn in places on edges, has a 2cm. tear on both back top corners, & a small hole (2cm. x 2cm.) on front side edge of spine. 1905
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Book number: 9176
GBP 60.00 [Appr.: EURO 71.25 US$ 79.27 | JP¥ 8611]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Comte de Miremont sextant navigation astronamy longitude stars

 
DENHAM, H.M.
THE ADRIATIC. A Sea Guide to the Dalmation Coast & Islands, and Venice & Eastern Italy.
London. John Murray, 1977, Second edition, first published 1967, this is an entirely revised edition with a new chapter added. 259 pages.19 b./w. photographs on 11 pages. Plus over 100 b./w. maps, charts or drawings. Cover & contents near fine, no marks, but previous owner's name on front free endpage. Near fine d./w. but price clipped & John Murray price label for £12.00 added. 24cm. x 17cm. ISBN 0719533597. 1977
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Book number: 8854
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Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Adriatic Yugoslavia Venice Italy Albania Dalmatia Sibenik Kornat Budva Kotar Brindisi Ravenna

 
FAIRLEY, GORDON.
Minute By Minute. The Story of the Royal Yachting Association. (1875-1982)
Woking. Royal Yachting Association, 1983., Paperback. Foreword by the Duke of Edinburgh. 224 pages, including index. Contents in very good condition, no inscription or marks. Card cover is faintly marked, but its hardly noticeable. 1983
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Book number: 7190
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Keywords: yachts yachting Fastnet Royal Yachting Association

 
GLAZEBROOK, HENRY & SHELDRICK, NORMAN.(REVISED BY)
Anglesey & North Wales Coast Pilot.
London. Yachting Monthly, 1967, Second edition, & revised. Illustrated board cover. 64 pages, illustrated with 25 maps. 27.5cm. x 20cm. Near fine, no inscription or marks, but corners slightly bumped. Priced 12/6 on bottom of title page. No d./w 1967
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Book number: 9449
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Keywords: yacht yachting Anglesy coast pilot North Wales Menai Strates Porthmadoc Bardsey Island Holyhead Llanddwyn The Swellies

 
GREENHILL, BASIL AND GIFFARD, ANN.
VICTORIAN And EDWARDIAN SHIPS & HARBOURS from old photographs.
London. B. T. Batsford, 1984., Reprint. 120 pages. 125 b./w. photographs. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w., priced £8.95. 25.5cm. x 19cm. ISBN 0713410795. 1984
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Book number: 8423
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Keywords: ship harbour navy sailing ship naval history

 
GREGOR, HUGH
THE S.S. GREAT BRITAIN.
London. Macmillan Press, 1971., Soft back. Foreword by the Duke of Edinburgh. 33 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine stiff card cover. Illustrated in colour and b./w. with photographs, prints and maps. 29.75cm. x 21cm. 1971
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Book number: 7673
GBP 2.00 [Appr.: EURO 2.5 US$ 2.64 | JP¥ 287]
Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: Isambard Kingdom Brunel Bristol shipping sailing ship

 
KIRBY, PERCIVAL R.
THE TRUE STORY OF THE GROSVENOR, East Indiaman wrecked on the coast of South Africa.
Cape Town, South Africa. Oxford University Press, 1960., On 4th August 1782 the Grosvenor East Indiaman was wrecked on the coast of Pondoland, South Africa. The author became interested in her in 1944, when he read the journal of sailor Willam Habberley , & account of the trek overland by the survivors. 266 pages. 11 black & white photographs & prints. A sketch map, and a folding map at the end. Cover and contents near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. slightly worn on corners & edges, o./w. very good, priced 30/- (£1.50) 22cm. x 14.5cm. 1960
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Book number: 8060
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Keywords: Grosvenor East Indiaman Pondoland

 
LOCKETT, ALAN.
NORTH WESTERN SAIL.
Brimscall, Chorley, Lancs. Countryside Publications, 1978., Card cover. Includes chapters on the coast, pilots, shipbuilders, fishermen under sail, & casualties of Morecombe Bay. Over 100 old b./w. photographs. A map of coast from Blackpool to Whitehaven. 56 pages. Landscape format, 21cm. x 28.75cm. Sadly has a stain (4cm. x 1.5cm.) on all the pages on the right side edge, otherwise very good. Stiff card cover also stained on front side edge. ISBN 0861570022. 1978
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Book number: 8042
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Keywords: ships boats sailboat Morecombe Bay

 
LONG, CAPTAIN E. JOHN. U.S. NAVAL RESERVE (RETIRED.).
Ocean Sciences.
Washinton, D.C. United States Naval Institute, 1964., Hardback. Preface by James H. Wakelin, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research & Development. Contributions from 18 authors, on History of Oceanography; Military Oceanography; Weather & Climate at Sea; Oceanic Charts Maps & Computers; Polar Oceanography; Marine Biology; Atomic & other Wastes in the Sea; Underwater Research Vehicles; Marine geology; N.A.S.C.O.; Oceanography & Government; Fisheries & oceanography; Oceanograph's Future. 304 pages. Illustrated with drawings & diagrams. 27 cm. x 18 cm. Contents near fine, no inscription or marks. White cover is slightly soiled, and back is slightly rubbed, otherwise very good. 1964
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Book number: 7171
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Keywords: oceanography marine science weather climate charts fisheries sea

 
LONGRIDGE, C.N.
THE CUTTY SARK. The Ship & a Model. Vol. 1. Hull, Deck, Fittings & Bulwarks.
London. Percival Marshall & Co., 1949, Limited Re-Issue, first printed 1933. Volume 1... An account of the ship itself, with plans and full instructions for building the hull, bulwarks, and deck fittings of a scale model." .. Foreword by G.S. Laird Clowes. "The Last of the Famous Tea Clippers... Being a description of the hull, deck Fittings, and Rigging of this famous ship, together with detailed account of the building of a scale model, which has since been added to the collection at the Science Museum, South Kensington. " 208 pages including index. 82 b./w. photographs, drawings & plans. Inside back cover is a pocket with 3 folded plans, of hull, deck, & bulwarks. Cover & contents fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. near fine, slightly bumped & a few tiny tears on edges of back, priced. 8.5" x 5.5". 1949
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Book number: 6455
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Keywords: Cutty Sark Tea Clipper ship model sailing

 
LONGRIDGE, C. N.
THE CUTTY SARK. Vol. 2. Masts, Spars and Rigging etc.
London. Percival Marshall, 1949., Limited Re-Issue, first published 1933. Volume II. "Describing the masts, spars & rigging of a scale model, and including the builder's specification for the construction of the original ship." Introduction author, C. Nepean Longridge. 232 pages. With 83 b./w. photographs, diagrams & drawings. Inside back cover is a pocket with 2 folded plans, "Sail & Rigging" and "Perspective View of Mizzen Mast." Black cloth cover and contents are fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. had 2 or 3 tears on front top edge, repared with tape on inside, hardly visible on outside, o./w. near fine. 8.5" x 5.5". 1949
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Book number: 6456
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Keywords: Cutty Sark tea clipper sailing ship tall ship rigging spars masts model ship

 
MCCRORIE, IAN.
Clyde Pleasure Steamers. An Illustrated History.
Greenock. Orr, Pollock & Co., 1987., Softback. 96 pages. About 46 colour illustrations, from a painting of 1820 to colour prints, old postcards & modern photographs. Inside endpapers show colour map of the Firth of Clyde & islands. Landscape format, 14.75cm. x 20cm. Priced on back £5.95. Near fine. ISBN 1869850009. 1987
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Book number: 1326
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Keywords: The Clyde pleasure steamers Isle of Bute Isle of Arran Firth of Clyde Rothesay Scotland

 
MCCUTCHAN, PHILIP.
TALL SHIPS. The Golden Age of Sail.
London. Book Club Associates/Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1976., The history of sailing ships, architects, captains, passengers, cargo & ports.160 pages including bibliography & index. Illustrated with many stunning photographs, engravings and prints in colour and b./w. Near fine, no inscription or marks. D./w. worn & slightly bumped on top of spine, on corners & top edge. 1976
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Book number: 6180
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Keywords: sailing ships Tall Ships Sail navy sailors captains Naval clipper brig windjammer

 
MITCHELL, CHARLES.
A BOOK OF SHIPS. A King Penguin Book.
London. Penguin Books, 1941., 48 pages, including 16 colour and 11 black & white illustrations. Stiff card cover. Near fine, no inscription or marks. 18cm. x 12.25cm. 1941
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Book number: 7569
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Keywords: King Penguin ship navy naval battle maritime nautical

 
NOSSITER, HAROLD.
NORTHWARD HO ! Being the Log of a 35 ton schooner from Sydney to Plymouth.
London. H.F. & G. Witherby, 1937., Second impression. Published June 1937, first pub. March 1937. "An account of a 14,000 mile voyage from Australia to England in a 35 ton Staysail schooner." 222 pages including index. With 30 b./w. photographs on 16 plates, map of route, and 4 drawings & diagrams. Contents near fine but inscription on f.e.p. to previous owner. Near fine d./w. but a 1" tear on back top edge of spine, half inch tear back bottom side of spine, small tears on corners & edges slightly worn. Some repair on inside. 8.75" x 5.75". Also available "Southward Ho !" My ref. # 5443 1937.
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Book number: 5442
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Keywords: schooner Nossiter Sirius Suez Canal voyage Sydney Australia

 
NOSSITER, HAROLD
SOUTHWARD HO ! " Being the Log of the 35 ton Schooner Yacht Sirius from England to Australia.
London. H. F. & G. Witherby, 1937., First edition. " An account of the return voyage of Sirius from England to Australia." 8.75" x 5.75". 223 pages. 27 b./w. photographs on 24 plates, and folded map of voyage. Contents near fine but inscription to previous owners on f.e.p. D./w. worn on edges, torn on corners & piece missing from bottom of spine. Also have "Northward Ho ! " My ref. # 5442. 1937.
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Book number: 5443
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Keywords: schooner Sirius voyage sailing

 
OSBOURNE, MICHAEL; HODGSON, SIDNEY; AND DAY, KENNETH.
The State Barges Of The Stationer's Company. 1680-1850.
London. Worshipful Company of Stationers' & Newspaper Makers, 1972., Hardback, with clear dustwrapper. 40 pages, illustrated in black & white with prints, documents & drawings. Near fine cover. Contents near fine except small, faint mark on edge of title page & on page opposite, no inscription. Landscape format, 19cm. x 25cm. 1972
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Book number: 7423
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Keywords: barge Stationers' company Thames Watermen Lightermen

 
PHILLIPS-BIRT, D.
THE FUTURE OF SHIPS.
Saint Ives, Hunts. Imray Laurie Norie and Wilson, 1970., An Enquiry." 176 pages including Notes in the text. 16 b./w. photographs, 17 figures & charts. Contents near fine, no inscription. D./w. worn on ends of spine, worn on corners & edges, back is slightly rubbed, & small tear bottom edge. 22.75cm. x 15cm. 1970
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Book number: 4593
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Keywords: ship tanker container-ship clipper transport shipping

 
SHAW, CAPTAIN FRANK
ODYSSEYS And ODDITIES.
London. Sampson Low, c.1945, First edition. A "Tarpaulin Muster of seagoing facts and whimsicalities by a man who has tasted adventure and swallowed romance." No date, but it mentions "Authorised Economy Standards." 280 pages. Near fine, no inscription or marks. Near fine d./w. but small tear front top edge. 1945
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Book number: 6358
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Catalogue: Nautical
Keywords: sea sailor ship nautical

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