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1 WOODROOFFE, Thomas, ed. TAFFRAIL) POPHAM, Hugh) Dittybox) Best Stories of the Navy. 3rd pr. no dj
Faber and Faber, London, 1941, 
WOODROOFFE, Thomas, ed. Best Stories of the Navy. Edited with a preface by Thomas Woodrooffe. L.: Faber and Faber, (1941). Third Printing. Pp. (1)-524. 8vo, blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. An anthology of naval stories by "Sea Wrack", Morley Roberts, W.F. Drury, "Taffrail", A.D. Divine, C.F. Walker, "Klaxon", Gilbert Hackforth-Jones, Cutcliffe Hyne, T. Woodroofe, T.A. Powell, Horton Giddy, G.R. Colvin, Allan Bee, Ian Scott, "Shalimar",L. Luard, H. de L. Standley, and "Bartimus".. Some light edgewear, else vg . 30.00

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2 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt. Blue Star Line at War 1939-1945. UK no dj. ex-lib.
Foulsham, London, 1973, ISBN:057200849x 
TAFFRAIL. Blue Star Line at War 1939-1945. London: W. Foulsham & Co., (1973). Pp. (8),9-159,(3),i-xiii of index,(1), + 1 folding map and 5 leaves of plates and maps. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Law 1347. Taffrail is the pseud. of Capt. Taprell Dorling. Ex-library, (stamps and tapeghosts, occasional inked marginalia), else good. 12.00

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3 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt. Cypher K. 1st UK pr. no dj
Hodder & Stoughton, 1932, 
TAFFRAIL. Cypher K. L.: Hodder & Stoughton, 1932. First Printing. Pp 316. 8vo, blue cloth. A naval novel by Taffrail (pseud. of Capt. Taprell Dorling). Cocked, else vg-fine. 35.00

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4 TAFFRAIL Dover-Ostend
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1953, 
TAFFRAIL. Dover-Ostend. (L.: Hodder and Stoughton, 1953). Pp. (2),[1]-250,(4). 8vo, illustrated yellow card covers. An adventure novel set aboard a luxury yacht in the English channel, but the prolific nautical author. Vintage two shilling "yellow back" paperback. Minor wear to spine ends, name stamp, else vg. 20.00

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5 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Captain Taprell PEARS, Charles (frontis) Endless Story : Being an account of the work of the Destroyers, Flotilla-Leaders, Torpedo-Boats amd Patrol Boats in the Great War . reprint
Hodder and Stoughton Limited, 1933, 
TAFFRAIL. (Captain Taprell Dorling). Endless Story : Being an account of the work of the Destroyers, Flotilla-Leaders, Torpedo-Boats amd Patrol Boats in the Great War. L: Hodder and Stoughton Limited, ( June 1933). Reprint. Pp. 451. Colour frontis by Charles Pears, [9] illustrations + [29] diagrams. 8vo, grey-blue cloth, navy trim and lettering to front and spine. Front hinge starting, ffep browned, cloth to spine and boards slightly browned, previous owner's name inked to front paste-down, else vg. 40.00

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6 TAFFRAIL. Navy is Here : A Convoy of Naval Novels.
Hodder and Stoughton Limited, London, 1940, 
TAFFRAIL. The Navy is Here : A Convoy of Naval Novels. London : Hodder and Stoughton Limited, (1940). First Edition. Pp (8),[1]-753,(3). 8vo, grey cloth, blue lettering to front board and spine. Contents : The Fight Is On: The Story of 'The Sub'; The Fight Is Won: The Story of 'Kerrell'; Salvage: The Story of 'The Man from Scapa Flow.' Cocked, spine browned, front inner hinge cracked, lacking ffep, else good. As is. 30.00

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7 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt. WILLIAMS, C. Fleming Pincher Martin, O.D. Cdn no dj
Musson , 1916, 
TAFFRAIL. Pincher Martin, O.D. : A Story of the Inner Life of the Royal Navy. Illustrated by C. Fleming Williams. Tor.: Musson Book Co., n.d. [Preface dated 1916]. Pp 340. 8vo, blue cloth. A naval novel by Taffrail (pseud. of Capt. Taprell Dorling). Lacking one of seven plates, wear to covers, else vg. 30.00

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8 TAFFRAIL. [DORLING, H. Taprell] DORLING, H. Taprell. Scarlet Stripe. 6th pr in dj.
Hodder & Stoughton, 1953, 
TAFFRAIL. [DORLING, H. Taprell]. The Scarlet Stripe. London: Hodder & Stoughton, (1953). Sixth printing. pp 310. Small 8vo, blue cloth. A novel concerning the actions of a naval surgeon adrift in a lifeboat with twenty-two others in the mid-Atlantic. Slight shelfwear, edges dusty, paper yellowing, else vg in poor dj. 25.00

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9 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt. Sea Escapes and Adventures. 2nd UK no dj
Philip Allan, 1927, 
TAFFRAIL. Sea Escapes and Adventures. L.: Philip Allan & Co. Ltd., (November 1927). Second Edition. Pp 286. Illustrated. 8vo, maroon cloth. Of Newfoundland interest : The Atlantic by Aeroplane, 1914-1919 (pp.258-286, with map and photograph of the Sopwith Atlantic Aeroplane). A collection of sea stories by Taffrail (pseud. of Capt. Taprell Dorling). Contents : The Survivors of the Peggy, 1765; The Escape of the Sloop Guardian, 1789-90; The Juno at Toulon, 1794; The Wreck of the Phyllis, Transport, 1795; The Preservation of the Water Lily, 1824; The Victory in the Arctic, 1829-33; The Story of the Sarah Sands, 1857; The Story of the Whaleship Diana, 1866-67; The Tragedy of the Mignonette, 1884; The Escape of the Calliope, 1889; The Escape of the Terra Nova, 1910; The Escape of the Ortega, 1914; Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance, 1914-16; The Atlantic by Aeroplane, 1914-19. Rubbed, else vg. 60.00

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10 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.) Nautilus Library, 10) Sea Escapes and Adventures. Second Edition
Philip Allan, London, 1929, 
TAFFRAIL. Sea Escapes and Adventures. London : Philip Allan & Co. Ltd., (1929). Second Edition. Pp 256. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt device to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Of Newfoundland interest : The Atlantic by Aeroplane, 1914-1919 (pp.232-256) Number 10 in The Nautilus Library series. A collection of sea stories by Taffrail (pseud. of Capt. Taprell Dorling). Contents : The Survivors of the Peggy, 1765; The Escape of the Sloop Guardian, 1789-90; The Juno at Toulon, 1794; The Wreck of the Phyllis, Transport,1795; The Preservation of the Water Lily, 1824; The Victory in the Arctic, 1829-33; The Story of the Sarah Sands, 1857; The Story of the Whaleship Di ana, 1866-67; The Tragedy of the Mignonette, 1884; The Escape of the Calliope, 1889; The Escape of the Terra Nova, 1910; The Escape of the Ortega, 1914; Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance, 1914-16; The Atlantic by Aeroplane, 1914-19. Very good. 20.00

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11 TAFFRAIL. [DORLING, H. Taprell] DORLING, H. Taprell Sea Venturers
Collins' Clear-Type Press, London and New York, 1931, 
TAFFRAIL (Commander H. Taprell Dorling). Sea Venturers. London and New York: Collins' Clear-Type Press, n.d. [ca 1931]. Pp (10),xi-xv,(1),1-317,(3), frontispiece. Map. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine, top edge dyed blue. Contents : 1. The Voyages of Sir John Hawkins; 2. SirMartin Frobisher; 3. Drake's Voyage of Circumnavigation; 4. William Dampie r; 5. Anson and the "Centurion."; 6. Captain James Cook.; 7. Sir John Franklin in the Arctic;. 8. Captain Scott in the Antarctic. Rubbed, corners bumped, gift inscription dated Xmas 1931, else very good. 20.00

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12 TAFFRAIL. (DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.) DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt. Second Officer. First Edition
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1935, 
TAFFRAIL. (DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.). Second Officer. London : Hodder andStoughton, 1935. First Edition. Pp 310. 8vo, blue cloth. Smith & Weller, S ea Fiction Guide 694. An intriguing fiction set on the steamer Monmouth, enroute from London to New Zealand with a cargo including four hundred tons of high explosives. Featuring Taffrail's usual scrupulous accuracy in matters nautical. Slightly cocked, slightly rubbed, else vg. 35.00

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13 TAFFRAIL. (DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.) DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt. Seventy North (70 N). First Edition
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1934, 
TAFFRAIL. (DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.). Seventy North (70 N). London : Hodder and Stoughton, 1934. First Edition. Pp 319. 8vo, black cloth. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 695. A tale of tempest and romance set on the steamtrawler Arctic Moon off the coast of Norway. Slightly cocked, cloth rubbed and soiled, else very good. 32.00

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14 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Captain) Shipmates
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1938, 
TAFFRAIL (Captain Taprell DORLING). Shipmates . [London] : Hodder and Stoughton, (1938). Reprint Edition. Pp. [2],(1)-316,[2]. 8vo, red cloth with pressed decoration to front, black lettering to spine, top edge dyed red. Not in Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide. Cocked, spine sunned, slightly splayed, very minor spotting to edges, else vg. 15.00

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15 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt. Stand By : Naval Sketches and Stories. First Edition
C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1916, 
TAFFRAIL. Stand By! : Naval Sketches and Stories. London : C. Arthur Pearson, Ltd., 1916. First Printing. Pp 120. Sm 8vo, blue cloth. Taffrail is the pseudonym of Capt. Taprell Dorling. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 697. Chapters : The "Acting Sub"; The Mother Ship; Our Happy Home; Bloodless Surgery; "Bunting"; The Lost Sheep; A Naval Menagerie; The "Muckle Flugga" Hussars; The "Pirates"; A Minor Affair; The Fog; The Traders; Potvin of the "Puffin". Very good. 28.00

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16 TAFFRAIL Sub : Being the Autobiography of David Munro, Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1918, 
'TAFFRAIL.' The Sub : Being the Autobiography of David Munro, Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy. New York : Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (copyright 1918). Pp[i]-ix,(3),15-318,(4), frontispiece + 3 plates. 8vo, grey cloth, black let tering to front board and spine. Smith & Weller, Sea Fiction Guide 698. A fictional autobiography. Contents : 1. Purely Personal. 2. Through the Mill.3. I go to Sea. 4. H.M.S. Pericles. 5. The Day's Work. 6. Ups and Downs. 7 . Promotion. 8. The War Cloud. 9. H.M.S. Lictor. 10. A Certain Liveliness. 11. Heligoland. 12. On Bumps and Other Things. 13. The Dogger Bank. 14. TheBitter End. Rubbed, bubbling to cloth, red stain to back cover, gift inscr iption (dated 1920), else a good, solid copy. As is. 20.00

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17 TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt. Swept Channels : Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. 3rd UK, in dj
Hodder & Stoughton, 1935, 
TAFFRAIL. Swept Channels: Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. L.: Hodder & Stoughton, (August 1938). Third Printing. Pp388, frontis.+ 11 leaves of plates. Maps, diagrams in text. 8vo, blue clot h. This printing is about an inch shorter than the first and has 12 fewer plates. Taffrail is the pseudonym of Capt. Taprell Dorling. Chapters: 1. TheMinesweepers' War; 2. Mines, Minelayers and Sweepers; 3. Fleet Sweepers, 1 914; 4. Improvisation; 5. Organisation; 6. The Scarborough Minefield; 7. The German Minelaying Offensive; 8. Sweepers in the Dardenelles; 9. The Totnes Unit; 10. Tales of Minesweeping; 11. A Lieutenant-Commander's Story [H.T.Baillie-Grohman]; 12. Some Skippers' Yarns; 13. The East Coast and the Nar row Seas; 14. Dover and the Belgian Coast; 15. Mine Clearance. With 6 appendices of lists, &c. Slightly cocked ow vg in rubbed, spine-sunned but otherwise attractive dj. 85.00

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