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1 CONNELLY, Charlie Attention All Shipping : A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast. Abacus pbk.
Abacus, London, 2005, ISBN:0349116032 
CONNELLY, Charlie. Attention All Shipping : A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast . (London): Abacus, (2005). Later printing. Pp. (8),[ix]-x,[1]-373,(1). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "The shipping forecast is a curious piece of broadcasting; at once impenetrably baffling yet at the same time reassuringly familiar, most of us have grown up with this sonorous gazetteerfirmly planted in our subconscious. But where are these places, and what s ecrets do they conceal? Charlie Connelly sets off on a journey round the forecast to find out, unearthing the history and culture behind one of Britain's best-loved broadcasting institutions. More than simply a hilarious travel book, 'Attention All Shipping' ensures that the evocative stanzas of theshipping forecast will remain a mystery no more." - from the rear cover. C ontents: 1. Sea, Soup and Silvertown; 2. A User's Guide to the Shipping Forecast; 3. Viking, North Utsire, South Utsire; 4. Forties, Cromarty, Forth; 5. Tyne, Dogger, Fisher; 6. German Bight, Humber, Thames; 7. Dover, Wight, Portland; 8. Plymouth, Biscay, FitzRoy; 9. Sole, Lundy, Fastnet; 10. Irish Sea, Shannon, Rockall; 11. Malin, Hebrides, Bailey; 12. Fair Isle, Faeroes,South-east Iceland; 13. Trafalgar. Faint spine creasing, else very good. 1 2.00

Price: 12.00 CDN
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2 CONNELLY, Charlie Attention All Shipping : A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast. signed pbk.
Little, Brown, London, 2004, ISBN:0316724742 
CONNELLY, Charlie. Attention All Shipping : A Journey Round the Shipping Forecast . (London): Little, Brown, (2004). Later printing. Pp. (10),[1]-373,(1). 8vo, illustrated grey card covers. "In an odyssey that takes in Germannudists, Marilyn Monroe's dad, the world's most boring town, and the crown prince of a disused military platform in the North Sea, Connelly finds him self stranded on a selection of Scottish islands and gets generally buffeted by gales, drenched by rain, stung by sleet and, very occasionally, sunburned." - from the rear cover. Vg. Signed without inscription by Connelly on the title page. 30.00

Price: 30.00 CDN
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