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1 PROUT, Geoffrey Brown's Pocket-Book for Yachtsmen. Fourth Edition in dustjacket
Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1965, 
PROUT, Geoffrey. Brown's Pocket-Book for Yachtsmen : Set Out In Ready-Reference Manner, With Many Informative Illustrations And A Handy Glossary Of Sea Terms. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., (1965). Fourth Edition. Pp (4),5-185,(3). Illustrated throughtout. Small 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front & spine. Toy 1929. Preface written at Canvey Island, Essex. very good in rubbed unclipped dustjacket. 15.00

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2 PROUT, Geoffrey Boy's Own Paper August 1938 By Rock and Shoal : Up-Channel by Canoe
Boy's Own Paper, 1938, 
PROUT, Geoffrey. "By Rock and Shoal : Up-Channel by Canoe". A coastal canoing trip from Lyme Regis to Eastbourne made by the author in October, 1937 is documented. With a map of the journey and eight photographs, including one taken of the Queen Mary approaching on the horizon. An article in "Boy's Own Paper", August, 1938, pp. 538-541. Redhill, Surrey: Boy's Own Paper, 1938. Pp. [68]. Illustrated. Double column. 8vo, stapled illustrated paper covers. Colour illustration to the front cover depicts a dashing British Mounted Constable, a member of the British section of the Palestine Police, on horseback. accompanied by an armed Arab galloping into the desert. This illustration accompanies Michael Hook's story "A Day in the Life of a Palestine 'Mountie'", pp. 571-572. Complete with numerous advertisements relating to the war effort in Britain. Some articles of further interest include: a short work of fiction by "Sea-Wrack", entitled "Western Ocean Crossing"; E.L. Roberts' "Memorable Test Cricket", a look at some of England's greatest matches; L. Wilton Stabler's "Scott's Famous Ship"; Sydney Moorhouse's "The Birth of Our Ordinance Survey Maps"; R. H. Hudson's "Angling for Denizens of the Deep", about deep sea fishing. Small chips to the spine and tail, covers detached at the lower staple, a narrow bands of dampstaining to the lower spine, a few brown spots to the rear cover, else vg. for the issue 25.00

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