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41 ARCHER, J.F. History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975.
W. & J. Mackay Limited, Chatham , 1975, ISBN:0950400408 
ARCHER, J.F. A History of Staley, Radford & Co. Ltd. 1875-1975. (Chatham : W. & J. Mackay Limited, 1975). First Edition. Pp (4),1-374,(2),+ 2 folding plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine. With a Foreword by Harold Radford, Chairman and Managing Director. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306. “Born in the age of sail, in days when shipping could still offer adventure and discovery, Staley, Radford and Co. Ltd., continue in the shipping business, in the City of London. This history of one small Shipping Company's first century is more man just a tribute to the enterprise of the resolute men who founded it and who served it for ten decades. It is also a thread in the fabric of London's commercialhistory and the development of modern Tasmania, South Africa and other Tra ding partners of Great Britain. The book affords fascinating insights into such varied topics as the Victorian business office, with an all-male pen and ink staff, the special skills of stevedores loading wooden sailing ships, the changing patterns of cargo and of trade, and the traumatic impact of two world wars. Yet for all the inevitable differences between the Company in 1875 and in 1975, perhaps the most striking impression gained is the underlying continuity or approach, of conscientious, steadfast service, of trust and of reliability. Perhaps not surprising, in a Company that did not lose, until 1959, the services of a man who joined the firm in 1879, and where a lifetime with the Company was the normal pattern, rather man the exception. Undoubtedly a useful contribution to the commercial history of London,indeed to the history of commerce, the book is unusual in the immediacy an d vividness of the events and personalities recorded. This is not surprising, perhaps, in that although covering a century, the author joined the firmin 1921 and knew the founding generation personally. Small firms like Stal ey, Radford rarely reached the headlines, yet in their hundreds, they were the backbone of British commerce at the time when it dominated the world. In this book, Mr. Archer gives us a glimpse of the reasons for their past - and their continuing success.” - from the dj (not present with this copy). . ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good. Signed without inscription by Harold Radford. 100.00

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42 ARCHIBALD, Malcolm Across the Pond : Chapters from the Atlantic. pbk.
Whittles, Caithness, 2001, ISBN:1870325338 
ARCHIBALD, Malcolm. Across the Pond : Chapters from the Atlantic. (Caithness, Scotland): Whittles Publishing, (2001). Pp 192 + 3 p. of plates and 1 map. Illustrated. 8vo, illustrated card covers. "Here is a rich blend of adventure, heroism and danger - man's encounters with the mighty Atlantic." - from the rear cover. Very good. 22.00

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43 Arctic Pilot] Canadian Hydrographic Service. Pilot of Arctic Canada. vol.1.
Canadian Hydrographic Service, Surveys and Mapping Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1960, 
[Arctic Pilot]. Pilot of Arctic Canada : Volume I. Ottawa: Canadian Hydrographic Service, Surveys and Mapping Branch, Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, 1960. Pp 183, [10] leaves maps. 8vo, white cloth. "Volume I; containing information that is pertinent to the Canadian Arctic as a whole or is of too general a character to be appropriately included in the later volumes of regional description. Volume I also includes a gazetteer of place names for the islands of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago and for the Canadian mainland coast northward and westward of Hudson Bay." -from the Preface. Slightly rubbed and soiled, else vg. Supplement in pocket at rear. 35.00

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44 ARMOUR, Charles A. and Thomas LACKEY LACKEY, Thomas Sailing Ships of the Maritimes: An Illustrated History of Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Maritime Provinces of Canada 1750-1925. 1st in dj
McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1975, ISBN:007077756x 
ARMOUR, Charles A. and Thomas LACKEY. Sailing Ships of the Maritimes : An Illustrated History of Shipping and Shipbuilding in the Maritime Provinces of Canada 1750-1925. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, (1975). First Printing. Pp. (5),6-224, including 16 colour plates. Illustrated. Double column. Oblong large 8vo, blue cloth. Vaison, p.5. Charles Arthur Armour (March 5, 1934,Taylor Village, New Brunswick - d. December 4, 2010, Halifax) long-time Da lhousie University archivist, historian and researcher of marine history. "In the heyday of sailing ships, vessels built in the numerous coastal villages of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island were sailed by hardy Maritimers to all the important trading ports of the world. The Maritime Provinces were one of the world's leading shipbuilding areas. By the endof the nineteenth century, over 26,000 vessels had been built. Not all wer e for local owners; in the peak years of the 1860s, the Maritimes supplied nearly one-quarter of British shipping. "This pictorial history offers a lively and authoratative account of the development of Maritime sailing ships, from the privateers of the eighteenth century to the magnificent clipper ships of the nineteenth century and the swift schoohners of the early twentieth century. It covers not only the ships themselves, but the men who built, owned and sailed them. Paintings, photographs, logbooks, plans and otherillustrations have been chosen to represent some of the important vessels, builders and shipbuilding centres, as well as to convey the romance, hards hips, humour and tragedy of life on board a sailing ship." - from the dj. Perhaps the best single general work on the history of merchant sail in NovaScotia, and certainly among the most attractively-designed. The text proce eds chronologically from the first stirrings of the trade in the eighteenthcentury to its final demise in the 1920s; brief essays (on the characteris tics of a period or trade, on the contribution of a particular town or family, on the distinctions of a particular vessel, or on the nature of a certain occupation) are printed en face with a rich selection of contemporary images, particularly of ship portraits. With a brief explanation of ships' rigs, a bibliography, and an index. Chapters: 1. The Eighteenth Century; 2. Prizes and Privateers; 3. Trade and Timber, 1820-1845; 4. The Golden Age, 1846-1867; 5. Decline, 1868-1900; 6. Revival, 1900-1925. Some of the ships: The Rover (brig, 1800); the Dart (sloop, 1813); the Tantivy (brig, 1827); the Jessie (brig, 1827); the James (brig, 1826); the Albion (ship, 1834); theSt. George (ship, 1836); the William Carson (barque, 1846); the Ferozepore (ship, 1846, built by Joseph Cunard, brother of Samuel); the Boadicea (shi p, 1847); the Marco Polo (ship, 1851); the Alma (barque, 1854); the Oliver Lang (ship, 1853); the S.T. Lilley (ship, 1856); the Samuel P. Mussen (barquentine, 1856); the Beau Monde (ship, 1857); the Maggie Hammond (barque, 1863); the Maria Scammell (barque, 1864); the M. Wood (barque, 1866); the John Mann (ship, 1867); the Kelso (schooner, 1867); the Robert Godfrey (barque, 1868); the Adriatic (barque, 1870); the Abram Young (barque, 1870); the Lennie (ship, 1871, mutiny in 1875); the Talisman (barque, 1872); the Royal Harrie (barquentine, 1872); the William Owen (barque, 1874); the William D.Lawrence (ship, 1874); the Queen of the Fleet (barque, 1876); the Colchest er (ship, 1875); the Plymouth (barque, 1879); the Kate F. Troop (barque, 1881); the E.J. Spicer (ship, 1880); the Habitant (ship, 1885); the County ofYarmouth (ship, 1884); the Annie E. Wright (ship, 1885); the Skoda (barque ntine, 1893); the Atrato (schooner, 1897); the A.V. Conrad (schooner, 1908); the Dornfontein (schooner, 1918); the Bluenose (schooner, 1921); and the I'm Alone (schooner, 1923, rumrunner). Name, else vg in dj (surface tears to front panel) dj. 70.00

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45 ARMSTRONG, Richard History of Seafaring Vol.3 Merchantmen. First American Edition in dustjacket
Praeger, New York, 1969, 
ARMSTRONG, Richard. The Merchantmen. New York : Praeger Publishers, (1969).First Printing. Pp 128. Illustrated. Maps. 8vo, green cloth. Volume 3 in t he series A History of Seafaring. Contents : Introduction; The Struggle forEmpire; The Stately Phase; The Advent of Steam; The Golden Age; The Triump h of Technology. With bibliography and index. Very good in dustjacket. 30.00

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46 ARMSTRONG, Richard History of Seafaring Vol.3 Merchantmen. First British Edition in dustjacket
Ernest Benn, London, 1969, 
ARMSTRONG, Richard. The Merchantmen. London : Ernest Benn, (1969). First British Edition. Pp 128, including frontis and numerous photos, maps and drawings to text. 8vo, green cloth. Volume 3 in the series A History of Seafaring. Contents : Introduction; The Struggle for Empire; The Stately Phase; The Advent of Steam; The Golden Age; The Triumph of Technology. With bibliography and index. Vg in lightly rubbed dj. 30.00

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47 ARMSTRONG, Warren Saltwater Tramp. no dj.
Jarrolds, 1944, 
ARMSTRONG, Warren. Saltwater Tramp. L: Jarrolds, (1944). Pp 148. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. As the title suggests, a seaman and journalist's reminscences of his slow boat journeys to New York, Buenos Aires, South Africa, and the Far East. Edges and ep specked, cloth rubbed, else vg. 45.00

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48 ARNELL, J.C. Dr., (comp.) ARNELL, K.C. Captain K.C. Arnell and the President Sergent 1891-1943
Bermuda Maritime Museum, 0, 
ARNELL, J.C. Dr., comp. Captain K.C. Arnell and the President Sergent 1891-1943. Mangrove Bay, Bermuda: Bermuda Maritime Museum, (n.d.). Pp 26. 8vo, illustrated stapled card covers. "ABSTRACT: This paper is based on an unfinished account of a wartime voyage undertaken by Captain K.C. Arnell of Bermuda in command of a surrendered French oil tanker in 1940. It is particularly interesting as it provides an insight into the problems of manning the wartime merchant marine and those experienced in a convoy in the early days of World War II, when there was a lack of sufficient escort vessels and an increasing enemy threat from both submarines and aircraft." Very good. 10.00

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49 ARNOLD, Craig, comp & ed Euterpe. in dj. signed
Maritime Museum Association of San Diego, San Diego, CA, 1988, ISBN:0944580068 
ARNOLD, Craig, comp & ed. "Euterpe" : Diaries, Letters & Logs of the "Star of India" as a British Emigrant Ship. San Diego: The Maritime Museum Association of San Diego, 1988. Pp 233. 8vo, ill. card covers. Journals and logs from Euterpe's passages from England to New Zealand in the 1870s, edited bythe librarian of the Museum that preserved the historic vessel. Owner's si gnature, else vg. Signed by Arnold. 20.00

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50 AROYAN, Genie & George Wheels and Waves. in dj.
Wheels Aweigh, 1993, 
AROYAN, Genie and George AROYAN. Wheels and Waves : A Cruise, Ferry, River, and Canal Barge Guide for the Physically Handicapped. Fort Myers Beach, Fla.: Wheels Aweigh, (1993). Pp 179. 8vo, blue cloth. A detailed assessment of the wheelchair accessibility of cruise ships, ferries, and cruising barges in North America and Europe, with an extensive section of tips for passengers in wheelchairs. Mr Aroyan studied marine engineering at MIT and with his parapelegic wife has travelled extensively, and so their recommendations are based on sound experience. Vg in dj. 30.00

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51 Associated British Ports Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports
Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, Kings Lynn, Norfolk, 1988, 
Associated British Ports. Ports '88 : Guide to the Ports and Shipping Services of Associated British Ports . Kings Lynn, Norfolk: Charter International Publications, in association with Associated British Ports, 1988. Pp. 1-156. Illustrated. Double column. Large 8vo, illustrated blue card covers. Includes sections on Humber ports, Southampton, South Wales ports, other smaller prots (Ayr, Troon, Barrow, Silloth, Fleetwood, Garston, King's Lynn, Lowestoft and Plymouth), and liner services. Vg. 15.00

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52 ATKIN, William and John (eds.) Book of Boats. US in dj
International Marine, 1976, 
ATKIN, William and John (eds.). The Book of Boats. Assisted by Bill W. Atkin, Dorcas Atkin and Shirley Kramer. Camden, ME : International Marine Publishing Company, (1976). Pp 219. Illustrated. 8vo, red cloth. Morris & Howland p.6. "Back in the late Forties, William Atkin and his son John, both boatdesigners and prolific writers about things marine, conceived the idea of a Book of Boats, a quarterly potpourri of writings, ideas, boat designs, cruising stories, cartoons, sketches, and practical advice, written by themselves and by other experienced boatmen. [...] The Book of Boats, with a new foreword by John Atkin, combines the First and Second Book of Boats into one. In it can be found material from some of the greatest nautical writers and artists of the modern era: Fenger, Kunhardt, Hanna, Atkin, Garden, Davis, Mower, Van Ness, Emett, and more." - from the dj. Vg in lightly spine-sunned, price-clipped dj. 25.00

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53 ATTERBURY, Paul MACKENZIE, Julia Golden Adventure: The First 50 Years of Ultramar. First Edition in dustjacket
Hurtwood Press, London, 1985, 
(ATTERBURY, Paul and MACKENZIE, Julia). A Golden Adventure : The First 50 Years of Ultramar. London : Hurtwood Press, 1985. Pp 287. Large 8vo, blue cloth. Slightly rubbed else very good in torn dustjacket. 22.50

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54 AUGHTON, Peter Voyages That Changed the World. First Edition in dustjacket
Quercus Books, London, 1958, ISBN:1847241468 
AUGHTON, Peter. Voyages That Changed the World. (London) : Quercus Books, (2007). First Printing. Pp (5),6-208. Illustrated throughout. Large 8vo, paper-covered boards. "Dramatically told, often in the words of the voyagers themselves, and beautifully illustrated with maps, portraits and historic illustrations, these are the gripping stories of how a handful of sailors, adventurers, pirates and mavericks shaped the course of world history. "From ancient Phoenician seafarers to the explorers of the oceans' depths, Voyages That Changed the World includes the journeys of Bartholomew Dias and Vasco da Gama, the discoveries of America, the first circumnavigation of the globe, Francis Drake's adventures in the Golden Hind, the story of the real Robinson Crusoe, the voyage of the Mayflower, Captain Cook's charting of thePacific, Charles Darwin's epiphany aboard the Beagle, Isambard Kingdom Bru nel's race to cross the Atlantic, and Scott, Amundsen and Shackleton jouneying to the ends of the Earth." - from the dj. Very good in unclipped dustjacket. 15.00

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55 AZIMUTH TABLES) Brown's Completed Burdwood Azimuth Tables. no dj.
Brown Son & Ferguson, 1954, 
(AZIMUTH TABLES). Brown's Completed Burdwood Azimuth Tables: computed for intervals of one degree; For Declinations from 0° to 23° between the Parallels of Latitude 30° and 60° inclusive, from Horizon to Meridian. New Edition Revised and Enlarged. Glasgow : Brown Son & Ferguson, (1954). Pp 331. 8vo, brown cloth. Slightly rubbed, owner's signature, else vg. 18.00

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56 BABER, Colin WILLIAMS, L.J., ed. Modern South Wales : Essays in Economic History. in dj.
University of Wales Press, 1986, 
BABER, Colin and L.J. WILLIAMS, eds. Modern South Wales : Essays in Economic History. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1986. Pp 324. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: "Fixed Capital Formation in the Ports of the South Wales Coalfield, 1850-1913" by A.G. Kenwood; "Trade and Shipping in South Wales- The Radcliffe Company, 1882-1921" by Robin Craig. Owner's signature, else vg in dj. 65.00

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57 BABSON, Roger W ALLING, Elizabeth L., ed. Sea Made Men. no dj.
Fleming H. Revell, 1937, 
BABSON, Roger W. The Sea Made Men : The Story of a Gloucester Lad. Edited by Elizabeth L. Alling. NY: Fleming H. Revell, (1937). Pp 280, frontis., 1 plate. 8vo, red cloth. The edited memoirs of the nineteenth century Gloucester merchant captain Gorham P. Low, shaped to demonstrate the effect of contact with the sea on the formation of character. Very lightly rubbed, owner's signature (from the Hunt-Phelan Collection of Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee), else vg. 70.00

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Sea Made Men. 2nd in dj. , BABSON, Roger W ALLING, Elizabeth L., ed.
58 BABSON, Roger W ALLING, Elizabeth L., ed. Sea Made Men. 2nd in dj.
Fleming H. Revell, 1937, 
BABSON, Roger W. The Sea Made Men : The Story of a Gloucester Lad. Edited by Elizabeth L. Alling. NY: Fleming H. Revell, (1937). Second Edition (stated on dj). Pp 280, frontis., 1 plate. 8vo, red cloth. The edited memoirs of the nineteenth century Gloucester merchant captain Gorham P. Low, shaped to demonstrate the effect of contact with the sea on the formation of character. Vg in slightly chipped dj. 100.00

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Schetsen van de Gouvernements-Marine.  2 vols. , BACKER DIRKS, F.C
59 BACKER DIRKS, F.C Schetsen van de Gouvernements-Marine. 2 vols.
Ministerie van Defensie, 1980, 
BACKER DIRKS, F.C. Schetsen van de Gouvernements-Marine : Bijdrage tot de geschiedenis van het Zeewezen. 'S-Gravenhage: Ministerie van Defensie, 1980.In two volumes. Pp 309; 152. 4to, blue cloth (vol. 1); 8vo, blue cloth (vo l. 2). An illustrated history of Dutch government ships and their role in the administration of the Netherlands' colonial possessions. Gift inscription, spine-sunned (vol. 1); lower front corner bumped (vol. 2), else vg. For the set. 200.00

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Shanghaied Out of 'Frisco in the 'Nineties , BAILEY, Hiram P
60 BAILEY, Hiram P Shanghaied Out of 'Frisco in the 'Nineties
Lauriat, 1925, 
BAILEY, Hiram P. Shanghaied Out of 'Frisco in the 'Nineties. With a Frontispiece by J. Spurling, 4 Drawings, and 2 Photographs. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, [ca. 1925]. Pp 187, frontis., [6] leaves plates. 8vo, blue cloth, t.e.g. A British civil engineer's account of his unwilling passage in an American merchant sailing ship to Chile, Australia and back to San Francisco in the 1890s. Slightly rubbed, else vg. 100.00

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