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1 The German Merchant Fleet : Die Deutsche Handelsflotte 1982/83

Seehafen Verlag

1982, 1st Edition: 4to, Cloth: VG, 
Original red cloth with gilt titling, 972pp, illustrated with scale profile drawings of each vessel with full specifications, front inner hinge weak but not affecting the text block. Text in English. Very heavy - please enquire for postage costs (£6.95 in UK) X019064 
Price: 49.00 GBP
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The Life and Work of James Abernethy, Abernethy John S
2 The Life and Work of James Abernethy
Abernethy John S
Abbott, Jones & Co

1897, 1st: 8vo, Decorative Cloth: Fine, 
Biography of this 19th centruy British Civil Engineer best known for his works on docks and harbours, written by his son. x+251pp, illustrated. A fine copy in the original decorative cloth boards. 013938 
Price: 60.00 GBP
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RED FUNNEL AND BEFORE, ADAMS R B
3 RED FUNNEL AND BEFORE
ADAMS R B
KINGFISHER RAILWAY PRODUCTIONS
0946184216 / 9780946184217
1986, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
History of the ships of the 'Red Funnel' shipping line, properly the Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam packet Co., best known as operators of Isle of Wight ferry services. Details and photos of all vessels from 1861 - 1986, including, paddle steamers, ferries, tenders and tugs. 128pp well illustrated. VG copy in dw. 000790 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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Gruno 1937-2002, Anderiesse Jan & Spurling Leslie
4 Gruno 1937-2002
Anderiesse Jan & Spurling Leslie
DE ALK
9060132165 / 9789060132166
2003, 1st: 4to, Glazed Boards: VG, 
Well illustrated history of this major Dutch shipping operators and their Coasters. 200pp. English/Dutch text, VG copy in galzed boards. 014423 
Price: 18.00 GBP
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WHITE STAR, ANDERSON ROY
5 WHITE STAR
ANDERSON ROY
STEPHENSON & SONS

1964, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Classic history of the White Star Line at it ships. 236pp, illustrated. VG copy (end-papers slightly browned) in edge worn dw (but better than often seen!), 012703 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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6 THE CONSTANTINE GROUP
APPLEYARD H S
World Ship Society
090561724X / 9780905617244
1983, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Standard high quality World Ship Society history, listing all ships owned/operated by the various Constantine group businesses from the 1880s onwards. 56pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers. 009697 
Price: 6.00 GBP
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7 The Baron Glanely of St.Fagan's and W.J.Tatem Ltd
Appleyard H S & Heaton P M
World Ship Society
0905617142 / 9780905617145
1980, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Standard high quality World Ship Society history, listing all ships owned/operated by this Welsh shipping line. 46pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers. 014419 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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J & A GARDNER & CO Ltd - SHIPOWNERS AND QUARRYMASTERS, ATKINSON GRAHAM
8 J & A GARDNER & CO Ltd - SHIPOWNERS AND QUARRYMASTERS
ATKINSON GRAHAM
BERNARD McCALL
190295307X / 9781902953076
2002, 1st: 4to, Card Covers: VG, 
Well illustrated history of this well known Scottish coaster operator with details of each vessel's history. 92pp. VG copy in card covers. 006999 
Price: 12.95 GBP
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BLUE STAR, ATKINSON TONY & O'DONOGHUE KEVIN
9 BLUE STAR
ATKINSON TONY & O'DONOGHUE KEVIN
World Ship Society
0905617371 / 9780905617374
1985, 1st: 8vo, Card Covers: VG, 
Standard high quality World Ship Society history, listing all ships owned/operated by this Company part of the Vestey empire. 116pp, illustrated. VG copy in very slightly worn card covers. 002373 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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10 COASTING SAILORMAN
BAGSHAW HARRY
CHAFFCUTTER BOOKS
0953242218 / 9780953242214
1998, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG-
First hand account of life and work on Thames sailing barges 1915 to 1945. 178pp, well illustrated, plus loose fold-out map at rear. VG copy in edge worn dw. 013362 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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11 GREAT STEAMERS WHITE AND GOLD - A History of Royal Mail Ships and Services
BAKER RODNEY & LEONARD ALAN
ENSIGN PUBLICATIONS
1854550756 / 9781854550750
1993, 1st: Large Landscape 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated history of the Royal Mail Line and its ships. 180pp. VG copy in dw. 009753 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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12 FROM PADDLE-STEAMER TO NUCLEAR SHIP
BAKER W A
C A WATTS & Co.

1965, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
A major history of the development of the engine-powered ship through the ages. Beautifully produced on laid papers of two colours, with colour lithograph illustrations of many vessels plus line drawings. 267pp. VG copy in dw. Scarce. 000349 
Price: 19.50 GBP
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LES NAVIRES HOPITAUX FRANCAIS AU XXe SIECLE, BARNICHON GILLES
13 LES NAVIRES HOPITAUX FRANCAIS AU XXe SIECLE
BARNICHON GILLES
EDITIONS MARCEL-DIDIER VRAC
291082120X / 9782910821203
1998, 1st: Large Square 8vo, Card: VG, 
Well illustrated history of French Hospital Ships of the 20th Century. French/English text. 165pp. VG copy in card covers. Uncommon. 010186 
Price: 17.50 GBP
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14 WESTCOUNTRY SHIPWRECKS
BEHENNA JOHN
DAVID & CHARLES
071536569X / 9780715365694
1974, 1st: Large 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG-
Pictorial record of shipwrecks in Cornwall, Devon and the Isles of Scily from 1866 - 1973 with extensive captions. 112pp, largely photographic. VG copy in slightly worn dw. 000690 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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J.E.Turner & Co : 125 Years of Shipping in the River Plate, Beller S Jane Turner
15 J.E.Turner & Co : 125 Years of Shipping in the River Plate
Beller S Jane Turner
Literature of Latin America
9509725579 / 9789509725577
2004, 1st: Large 8vo, Card: VG, 
History of this Buenos Aires based British/Argentinian shipping agents who played a major raole in the development of meat export from South America to the UK. 244pp, illustrated. VG copy in card covers. Uncommon. 013992 
Price: 45.00 GBP
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Coastal Express : The Ferry to the Top of the World, Bent Mike
16 Coastal Express : The Ferry to the Top of the World
Bent Mike
CONWAY
0851774466 / 9780851774466
1987, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated hsitory of the famous Norweigan 'Hurtigrute' coastal liner service and its ships. 219pp. VG copy in dw. 014760 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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17 SOUTH ATLANTIC SEAWAY
BONSOR N R P
BROOKSIDE

1983, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Companion volume to the author's better known work on the North Atlantic in a similar style. The comperhensive history of passenger sevices on the South Atlantic routes from Europe to S.America. 525pp with drawings and photos. VG copy in dw, slightly bumped on top corners 000756 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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18 A RIVER IN RETROSPECT
BOOT PAUL
PRIAM PUBLICATIONS
0952113317 / 9780952113317
1996, 1st: Landscape 8vo, Glazed Boards: VG, 
High quality full colour photo album illustrating a wide variety of shipping on the River Mersey around Liverpool etc - including Liners, Tramp steamers, Tugs , Ferries, Coasters, etc from the 1950s to the 1980s. 64pp. VG copy in glazed pictorial boards. 006728 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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19 REFLECTIONS ON A RIVER
BOOT PAUL & BOWKER NIGEL
PRIAM PUBLICATIONS
0952113309 / 9780952113300
1993, 1st: Landscape 8vo, Glazed Boards: VG, 
High quality full colour photo album illustrating a wide variety of shipping on the River Mersey around Liverpool etc - including Liners, Tramp steamers, Tugs , Ferries, Coasters, etc mainly from the 1960s and 70s. 64pp. VG copy in glazed pictorial boards, signed by Authors. 005131 
Price: 9.95 GBP
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20 CLASSIC COASTERS
BOOT PAUL & FENTON ROY
PRIAM PUBLICATIONS
0952117983 / 9780952117988
1997, 1st: Landscape 8vo, Glazed Boards: VG, 
Superb high quality full colour photo album illustrating a wide variety of Coasters from the 1960s to the 1980s. 64pp. VG copy in glazed pictorial boards. 005352 
Price: 8.50 GBP
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Titanic - Signals of Disaster, Booth John & Coughlan Sean
21 Titanic - Signals of Disaster
Booth John & Coughlan Sean
White Star Publications
0951819011 / 9780951819012
1993, 1st: 4to, Cloth: Fine, Fine
Detailed review of the wirelass signals relating to the Titanic and her sinking. 184pp, illustrated. Fine copy in dw. Signed Limited edition copy 85/500. 014533 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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THE LITTLE SHIPS OF DUNKIRK, BRANN CHRISTIAN
22 THE LITTLE SHIPS OF DUNKIRK
BRANN CHRISTIAN
COLLECTORS' BOOKS
0946604029 / 9780946604029
1989, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG, VG-
Superbly produced history of the 'little ships' which helped at the Dunkirk evacuations in 1940 - yachts, motor boats, sailing craft, lifeboats, pleasure steamers etc. 240pp, extensively illustrated. VG copy in slightly edge worn dw. 004361 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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23 World's Greatest Ship : The Story of the Leviathan (6 Volume set)
Braynard Frank O
South Street Seaport Museum

1972, 1st: 4to, Cloth: VG-, VG-
Massive and highly detailed history of the birth, life and scrapping of the American passenger liner USS Leviatan. 6 volumes 288/380/399/424/320/448pp all heavily illustrated. Published 1972 -1974. VG clean copies (bottom corners of Vol.4 bumped) in edge worn dust wrappers. Volume 6 signed by Author with latter from him to a previous owner. VERY heavy - UK postage £12.00. 015696 
Price: 250.00 GBP
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FIFTY FAMOUS LINERS, BRAYNARD FRANK O & MILLER WILLIAM H
24 FIFTY FAMOUS LINERS
BRAYNARD FRANK O & MILLER WILLIAM H
PATRICK STEPHENS LTD
0850595045 / 9780850595048
1984, 1st (reprint): Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
Well illustrated histories of 50 famous passenger liners of the late 19th and 20th Centuries. 233pp. VG copy in dw, spine slightly sunned. 007467 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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FIFTY FAMOUS LINERS 2, BRAYNARD FRANK O & MILLER WILLIAM H
25 FIFTY FAMOUS LINERS 2
BRAYNARD FRANK O & MILLER WILLIAM H
PATRICK STEPHENS LTD
085059751X / 9780850597516
1985, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
The second volume of well illustrated histories of 50 famous passenger liners of the late 19th and 20th Centuries. 233pp. VG copy in dw. 007468 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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FIFTY FAMOUS LINERS 3, BRAYNARD FRANK O & MILLER WILLIAM H
26 FIFTY FAMOUS LINERS 3
BRAYNARD FRANK O & MILLER WILLIAM H
PATRICK STEPHENS LTD
0850598842 / 9780850598841
1987, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, VG
The third and final volume of well illustrated histories of 50 famous passenger liners of the late 19th and 20th Centuries. 233pp. VG copy in dw, slight sunning to spine. 007469 
Price: 11.00 GBP
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Bützflether Kapitäne und ihre Schiffe, Brey Jutta, Dankert Hans Wilhelm, Howe Margret, Moje Bernhard & Rust Wolfgang
27 Bützflether Kapitäne und ihre Schiffe
Brey Jutta, Dankert Hans Wilhelm, Howe Margret, Moje Bernhard & Rust Wolfgang
Kreissparkasse
393399621X / 9783933996213
2001, 1st: Square 8vo, Glazed Boards: VG, 
Well illustrated record of the many coastal ships owned and operated by the shipowners of the German town of Bützfleth on the river Elbe. 252pp, German text. VG copy in glazed boards. 014630 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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28 The history of the Sailing Packets to the West Indies
Britnor L E
British West Indies Studies Circle

1973, 1st: Small 4to, Cloth: VG, 
172pp, illustrated. VG clean copy in grenn cloth boards, very slight bumping to bottom corner (not issued with dust wrapper). 015808 
Price: 28.00 GBP
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29 STEAMERS OF THE FORTH
BRODIE IAN
DAVID & CHARLES
071537155x / 9780715371558
1976, 1st: 8vo, Cloth: VG, VG
Historu of steam boat operation on the River Forth and its estuary, 1850 - 1969., with lists of vessels.. 168pp with photos, fleet lists etc. Contents VG, dw very slightly edge worn. 001626 
Price: 7.50 GBP
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Craigendoran Steamers, Brown Alan
30 Craigendoran Steamers
Brown Alan
Waverley Excursions Ltd

2007, 3rd (revised): 4to, Card: Fine, 
Account of the Clyde Railway steamers of the NBR and LNER. 80pp, well illustrated. The much enlarged 3rd edition. 015643 
Price: 14.95 GBP
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