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ALBION Robert Greenhalgh The Rise of New York Port, 1815-1860.
ALBION Robert Greenhalgh The Rise of New York Port, 1815-1860.
ALBION Robert Greenhalgh The Rise of New York Port, 1815-1860.

Charles Scribners Sons (1939)
XIV + 485pp + plates. 1st ed., minor toning in margins otherwise clean in original cloth.
Maritime history.
£20.00


ANON National Maritime Museum Catalogue of Warship Photographs. Richard Perkins Collection.
ANON National Maritime Museum Catalogue of Warship Photographs. Richard Perkins Collection.

HMSO (1969 (circa))
257 + 46pp. Clean in card covers.
Catalogue of the collection of photos of warships mostly from the 1920's and 1930's. Note there are no actual images reproduced.
£10.00


ANON 24 Views of H.M. Indian Troop Ship to India & Back.
ANON 24 Views of H.M. Indian Troop Ship to India & Back.
ANON 24 Views of H.M. Indian Troop Ship to India & Back.

R. Wilkins & Co., Portsea (1880 (Circa))
Folding chromo litho views in original worn red boards. 4.5 x 5.5"
Rare view book produced during the second Afghan War with views showing troops embarking at Portsmouth, passing Gibraltar, at anchor in Malta, passing through the Suez canal and finally arriving in Bombay.
£125.00


ANON British Naval Biography: - comprising the lives of the most distinquished admirals, from Howard to Codrington:  with an outline of the naval history of England from the earliest period to the present time
ANON British Naval Biography: - comprising the lives of the most distinquished admirals, from Howard to Codrington:  with an outline of the naval history of England from the earliest period to the present time
ANON British Naval Biography: - comprising the lives of the most distinquished admirals, from Howard to Codrington: with an outline of the naval history of England from the earliest period to the present time

London: Printed for Scott, Webster and Geary (1840)
x + 665pp + frontispiece and half title. 2nd ed., 12mo. Very fine in decorated full calf, a.e.g. Bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst.
£90.00


ANON Constitution, By-Laws, Sailing Regulations, Etc., of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club of Oyster Bay
ANON Constitution, By-Laws, Sailing Regulations, Etc., of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club of Oyster Bay
ANON Constitution, By-Laws, Sailing Regulations, Etc., of the Seawanhaka Corinthian Yacht Club of Oyster Bay

New York, Corlies, Macy & Co (1879)
76pp + engraved frontispiece, coloured plates and maps. 1st ed., clean in worn original pictorial cloth.
£60.00


BEDFORD Captain F.G.D., R.N. The Sailor
BEDFORD Captain F.G.D., R.N. The Sailor's Pocket Book

Portsmouth: Griffin & Co. (1885)
xiv + 563pp + plates and charts. 4th revised and enlarged ed., clean in worn original cloth, spine faded and torn at top.
£36.00


BRADFORD James C. Captains of the old steam navy. - Makers of the American Naval Tradition. 1840 - 1880
BRADFORD James C. Captains of the old steam navy. - Makers of the American Naval Tradition. 1840 - 1880

Naval Institute Press (1986)
xvi + 356pp. 1st ed., fine in fine D/W.
£12.00


BURTT Frank Cross Channel and Coastal Paddle Steamers.
BURTT Frank Cross Channel and Coastal Paddle Steamers.
BURTT Frank Cross Channel and Coastal Paddle Steamers.

London: Richard Tilling (1934)
440pp + plates and coloured frontispiece. 1st ed., clean in original red cloth. 4pp loose.
Very scarce.
£75.00


CABLE Boyd A Hundred Year History of the P & O Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company 1837-1937.
CABLE Boyd A Hundred Year History of the P & O Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company 1837-1937.

London: Ivor Nicholson and Watson (1937)
1st ed., x + 289pp + colour and B & W plates. Foxing on page edges only otherwise fine in original blue cloth.
£15.00


CAMERON John The Wreck Of The West India Steam-Ship Tweed
CAMERON John The Wreck Of The West India Steam-Ship Tweed
CAMERON John The Wreck Of The West India Steam-Ship Tweed

S.P.C.K., London (1847)
100pp. 1st ed., original blind-stamped cloth lightly rubbed. A fine copy with the bookplate of Robert J. Hayhurst.
The Tweed was an R.M.S.P. which had sailed from Southampton in 1846 with mails for the West Indies.
£80.00


ELLIS Aytoun Vitesse. The story of "Continental Express"
ELLIS Aytoun Vitesse. The story of "Continental Express"

Burrup, Mathieson & Co (1949)
46pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in original cloth.
Celebrating the centenary of the company of forwarding and Shipping Agents.
£20.00


GIBBS C.R. Vernon Western Ocean Passenger Lines and Liners, 1934-1969.
GIBBS C.R. Vernon Western Ocean Passenger Lines and Liners, 1934-1969.

Brown Son & Ferguson (1970)
185pp. 1st ed., clean in dust wrapper.
Gives a history of the North Atlantic service of each shipping company, before giving a description of each of the passenger liners that plied the Western Ocean between 1934 - 1969.
£8.00


GUNN John Merchant Mariners, a Way of Life.
GUNN John Merchant Mariners, a Way of Life.
GUNN John Merchant Mariners, a Way of Life.

Privately printed (1987)
xviii + 243pp. 1st signed ltd. edition of 150 copies. Very fine in original cloth.
Profusely illustrated with 165 plates.
£60.00


HARLING Robert The Steep Atlantick Stream
HARLING Robert The Steep Atlantick Stream

Chatto and Windus (1946)
231pp. 1st ed., fine in very good D/W.
£16.00


HEATON P.M. Lamport & Holt
HEATON P.M. Lamport & Holt

PM Heaton (1986)
142pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
History of the shipping line.
£12.00


HOUGH Richard Admirals in Collision
HOUGH Richard Admirals in Collision

Hamish Hamilton (1959)
174pp + plates. 1st ed., clean in worn D/W.
£14.00


HYDE Francis E. BLUE FUNNEL: A History of Alfred Holt & Company of Liverpool 1865-1914
HYDE Francis E. BLUE FUNNEL: A History of Alfred Holt & Company of Liverpool 1865-1914

Liverpool University Press (1956)
xvii + 201pp + plates. 1st ed., foxing to page edges otherwise clean in slightly chipped D/W.
£15.00


JACKSON Admiral George Vernon The Perilous Adventures and Vicissitudes of a Naval Officer 1801-1812. Being Part of the Memoirs of Admiral George Vernon Jackson (1787-1876). Edited by Harold Burrows
JACKSON Admiral George Vernon The Perilous Adventures and Vicissitudes of a Naval Officer 1801-1812. Being Part of the Memoirs of Admiral George Vernon Jackson (1787-1876). Edited by Harold Burrows

William Blackwood (1927)
xiii + 242pp + plates. 1st ed., minor foxing to page edges only otherwise a fine bright copy in fine D/W.
Rare in D/W.
£150.00


JOHNS Rev. C.A. The Loss of the Amazon
JOHNS Rev. C.A. The Loss of the Amazon
JOHNS Rev. C.A. The Loss of the Amazon

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, London (1852)
116pp + 3 plates. 1st ed., fine in original blindstamped cloth, spine faded.
The Amazon was a wooden steamshipwhich sank in the bay of Biscay with a large loss of life after a fire.
£32.00


LAYMAN C.H. The Falklands and the Dwarf
LAYMAN C.H. The Falklands and the Dwarf

Picton (1995)
XIV + 160pp + plates. 1st ed., fine in D/W.
£8.00


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