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Gellatly's 1862-1962 : A Short History of the Firm.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Blackie, London, 1962,:

Seller ID: 42805


BLAKE, George. Gellatly's 1862-1962 : A Short History of the Firm. London :Blackie & Son, (1962). First Edition. Pp 178, portrait frontispiece, [17] pp plates. 8vo, green cloth. Cohen, The Thames, 1580-1980: A General Bibliography, p.306-7. A centennial history of the London-based trading company, long known for its shipping connections to countries around the Red Sea. Very good in slightly rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 65.00 View more info

Westering Sun : a novel.. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Collins, London, 1946,:

Seller ID: 30621


BLAKE, George. The Westering Sun: a novel. London : Collins, 1946. Pp 351. 8vo, blue cloth. An historical saga following the fortunes of a Glasgow shipbuilding family from the giddy prosperity of the early twentieth century to the post Geat War depression. Paper yellowed, else vg in chipped dj. 17.50 View more info

Firth of Clyde. in chipped, torn dj.

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 55289


BLAKE, George. The Firth of Clyde . L.: Collins, 1952. Pp. 288, frontis., +22 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 2742. Contents: The Sea Area; The Co ming of the Steamboat; The Towns of the Upper reaches; Coasts of the Outer Firth; The Islands; Bute and the Cambraes; The Islands Arran and Aailsa Craig; Loch Lomond: A Sport; Days at the Coast; Aids to Navigation; Fishes andfisheries; Seabirds, Shellfish and Seaweed. Vg in chipped, torn (three inc hes to front panel at spine), dampstained (rear panel) dj. 20.00 View more info

Constant Star : A Novel. in dj

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Collins, Toronto, 1946,:

Seller ID: 23925


BLAKE, George. The Constant Star: A Novel. Toronto : Collins, (1946). Pp 319. 8vo, blue cloth. "When young Julius Oliphant stepped from his father's lowly Highland cart into the trim eight-oared gig of one of his uncle's manyprivateers, the lad was entering an exciting new world of luxury and power far beyond his wildest dreams; the world of the early 19th century, ripe a s a plum for plucking by the aggressive Scottish shipping firm of Oliphant...Through the clashing personalities of three generations of Oliphants, theupheaval of the Industrial Revolution, and the impact of new social ide... View more info

Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1760-1960. First Edition

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Lloyd's, London, 1960,:

Seller ID: 20602


BLAKE, George. Lloyd's Register of Shipping 1760-1960. Illustrated by DavidKnight. [London : Lloyd's, 1960]. First Edition. Pp (10),1-194 + colour fr ontispiece. 8vo, sail cloth, gilt on blue lettering to front and spine. With decrative endpapers. Contents : 1. Lloyd's Coffee House; 2. Green and Red; 3. Growing Pains; 4. Iron and Steam; 5. Widening Horizons; 6. Load Lines and Iron Ships; 7. The Advance Continues; 8. Into the 20th Century; 9. FourYears of War; 10. Recovery and Advance; 11. National Service Again; 12. Re storing the Position; 13. Foreign Parts; 14. Classification and the Book; 1... View more info

Firth of Clyde. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1952,:

Seller ID: 93148


BLAKE, George. The Firth of Clyde. London : Collins, 1952. First UK Printing. Pp. 288, frontispiece, + 22 p. of plates. 8vo, blue cloth. Cohen, The River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.95, Toy 2742.Contents: 1. The Sea Area; 2. The Coming of the Steamboat; 3. The Towns of the Upper Reaches; 4. Coasts of the Outer Firth; 5. The Islands; 6. Bute a nd the Cambraes; 7. The Islands Arran and Ailsa Craig; 8. Loch Lomond: 9. ASport; 10. Days at the Coast; 11. Aids to Navigation; 12. Fishes and fishe ries; 13. Seabirds, Shellfish and Seaweed. Includes the following appendice... View more info

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Down to the Sea : The Romance of the Clyde, Its Ships and Shipbuilders. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: BLAKE, George

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1937,: 1937

Seller ID: 22344


BLAKE, George. Down to the Sea: The Romance of the Clyde, Its Ships and Shipbuilders. London : Collins, 1937. First Printing. Pp (6),7-334,(2) + b&w photo frontispiece of the Queen Mary leaving the Clyde + 9 leaves of plates. Illustrated throughout with b&w reproductions of paintings of ships, mostly. A few photographs. Thick 8vo (145 x 212 mm), maroon cloth, with gilt lettering to spine. Cohen, The River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliography p.95. George Blake (b. October 28, 1893, Greenock, Inverclyde, Scotland – d. August 29,... View more info

British Ships and Shipbuilders. First Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, George Britain in Pictures

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1946,:

Seller ID: 16522


BLAKE, George. British Ships and Shipbuilders. With 8 plates in colour and 29 illustrations in black & white. London : Collins, 1946. First Edition. Pp. (6),7-48, + 8 p. of colour plates. 8vo, printed blue paper-covered boards. Cohen, The River and Firth of Clyde, 1549-1993: A Selective Bibliographyp.67. In the Britain in Pictures series. Sections: Introduction; Merchant Adventurers; Ships under Sail; The Coming of Steam; Continuing Progress Small chip to corner of flyleaf, shelfwaer to bottom edge, else very good in nicked, spine-browned dustjacket. 25.00 View more info