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Tall Ships Pass : The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail . 2d ed in dj.

By: DERBY, W.L.A LUBBOCK, Basil, intro.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: David & Charles Reprints, 1970, ISBN:071534952x:

Seller ID: 38249


DERBY, W.L.A. The Tall Ships Pass : The Story of the Last Years of Deepwater Square-Rigged Sail embodying therein the History and Detailed Descriptionof the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque "Herzogin Cecilie". With an Introd uction by Basil Lubbock. (Newton Abbot): David & Charles Reprints, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 425, [66] pp plates, [4] leaves plans. Large 8vo, green cloth. "Here is a full and well-informed account, first published in 1937, of the rise and decline of square-rig from the East Indiaman to the modern sail-freighter; of the Australian grain trade, the famous Eriks... View more info

Tall Ships Pass : The Story of The Last Years of Deepwater Square-rigged Sail, embodying therein the History and detailed Description of the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque Herzogin Cecilie. 1st US, no dj

By: DERBY, W.L.A. LUBBOCK, Basil, intro.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's, 1937,:

Seller ID: 96208


DERBY, W.L.A. The Tall Ships Pass : The Story of The Last Years of Deepwater Square-rigged Sail, embodying therein the History and detailed Description of the Finnish Four-Masted Steel Barque Herzogin Cecilie. Illustrated by 96 photographs and with drawings reproduced from the original scale-plans of the barque. With an Introduction by Basil Lubbock. London: Jonathan Cape / New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1937. First U.S. Edition (with "Scribners" on spine). Pp. (8),9-415,(1) + 64 p of plates + 4 ship plans (3 fldg).Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt decoration to front and gilt letter... View more info

Colonial Clippers. Later ed, in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Ltd., Glasgow, 1968,:

Seller ID: 55314


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Colonial Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1968). Pp. 384, frontis., + 58 p. of plates. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Parts : 1. The Emigrant Ships; 2. The Wool Clippers; 3. The Iron Clippers; 4. The New Zealand Trade. Vg in dj. 70.00 View more info

Western Ocean Packets. UK no dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James Brown & Son, Glasgow, 1925,:

Seller ID: 16266


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Western Ocean Packets. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow : James Brown & Son, 1925. pp 155. frontis + 21 l. plates. 8vo, maroon cloth. Spine sunned, foxing throughout, else vg. 60.00 View more info

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China Clippers. in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Brown, Son, and Ferguson, Glasgow, 1968,:

Seller ID: 55310


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers ; with illustrations and plans. Glasgow:Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1968). 1st ed 1919 ; 2n d ed 1946 ; repr 1967, 1968. Pp. 295, frontis., + 26 leaves of plates (4 ofwhich are folding). Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "T he history of the celebrated clipper ships in the Chinese opium and tea trades. Many of the incidents relating to the great tea races, typhoons, shipwrecks, etc., and the fine performances of seamanship and daring navigation,have been gathered from the men who participated in them. Here is an ac... View more info

Colonial Clippers. 2nd UK ed. no dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $60.00

Publisher: James Brown & Son, Glasgow , 1921,:

Seller ID: 52435


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Colonial Clippers. With illustrations and plans. SecondEdition. Glasgow : James Brown & Son, 1921. Pp 433. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Parts : 1. The Emigrant Ships; 2. The Wool Clippers; 3. The Iron Cl ippers; 4. The New Zealand Trade. Light edgewear, else vg. 60.00 View more info

Arctic Whalers. 2nd printing, in dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1955,:

Seller ID: 67196


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Arctic Whalers. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., (1955). Second Printing. Pp 483, including frontis., + [49] pp. of plates +[1] folding plan. Illustrated with maps to endpapers, tables to text. Larg e 8vo, blue cloth. O'Dea 2258. "Last Days of the Greenland Whale": pp 410-453. This chapter has a great deal of content regarding the Newfoundland whale and seal hunt. With a glossary of whaling terms, a bibliography and an index of ships and captains. Binding a little slack, ow a very good copy. 75.00 View more info

Blackwall Frigates. 2nd ed in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1962,:

Seller ID: 77760


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Blackwall Frigates. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1962). Second Edition, Second Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xv,(1),1-280, + 47 p. plates and charts. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Ben Cohen, The Thames 1580-1980 : A General Bibliography, p. 164. "The Blackwall frigates forma connecting link between the lordly East Indiamen of the Honourable John Company and hte magnificent P. & O. and Oriental liners of the present day.They were first-class well-run happy ships, and the sailor who started h... View more info

China Clippers. 2nd pr, 2nd ed, no dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1957,:

Seller ID: 77771


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1957). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-295,(1), frontis., + 21 leavesof plates as well as 4 other folding charts. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A thorough survey of "the most perfect type of sailing ship at the very height of its development" -- the China Clipper. Bubbling to spine,front board slightly bowed, faint soiling to upper left corner of front board, foxing throughout (more prevalent n... View more info

Colonial Clippers. New ed. 3rd pr. in dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1968,:

Seller ID: 77762


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Colonial Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow : Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1968). New Edition, Third Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvi,1-384, frontis., 56 p. of plates. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, navy cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. "This book is divided into four parts. The first part describes the great wooden clippers of the Black Ball, White Star, Eagle and other Lines, which carried the emigrants from Liverpool to Australia in the time of the Gold Rush, when all the world was taking ship to Eldorado under the Southern ... View more info

Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. 1st US in dj. slipcase.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat, Boston, 1935,:

Seller ID: 77728


LUBBOCK, Basil. Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1935. First American Printing (stated). Pp. [i]-x,(2),1-180, frontis., + 36 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering tospine, t.e.g., in black slipcase. "In this book Mr Basil Lubbock gives a v ivid description of two specialised phases of the old sea life in sailing ships -- phases which have not been touched upon in any of his previous shipping histories. There is till a number of old seamen scattered about the world who knew the fine full-rigged ships of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. and Ja... View more info

Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. 2nd UK in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat, Boston, 1955,:

Seller ID: 77759


LUBBOCK, Basil. Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers. Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson. Second UK Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(2),1-180, frontis., + 36 leaves of plates. Illustrated. Large 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. "In this book Mr Basil Lubbock gives a vivid description of two specialised phases of the old sea life in sailing ships -- phases which have not been touched upon in any of his previous shipping histories. There is till a number of old seamen scattered about the world who knew the fine full-rigged ships of Sandbach, Tinne & Co. and James Nour... View more info

The Nitrate Clippers. Second Printing

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Brown, Son and Ferguson, Glasgow, 1953,: 1953

Seller ID: 77765


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Nitrate Clippers. With illustrations. Glasgow: Brown, Son and Ferguson, (1953). Second Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-159,(1), frontispiece + 31 pages of plates and 1 folding plate. Illustrated. Maps to endpapers. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. Alfred Basil Lubbock, MC (b. 9 September 9, 1876, London - d. September 3 or 4, 1944 at Monks Orchard, Seaford, East Sussex). "In this book I have given a slight history of the famous nitrate ships of F. Laeisz and A.D. Bordes. [...] My readers will, I feel sure, agree that these P... View more info

Opium Clippers. ex-libris Pullen 4th pr. in dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1967,:

Seller ID: 77768


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Opium Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow :Brown, Son & Ferguson, (1967). New Edition, Fourth Printing. Pp. (6),vii-x iv,(2),[1]-392, frontis., + 51 p. of plates and maps, as well as 2 folding maps. Illustrated. Map endpapers.Large 8vo, lighter blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. "Of all the sea trades engaged in by man from the times of the Phoenicians right down to the present day, that of the opium traffic into China was one of the most risky and adventurous, for it was a forbidden trade on a scarcely known coast amidst wild, stormy seas an... View more info

Western Ocean Packets. ex-libris Pullen UK no dj

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Brown , Son, and Ferguson, Glasgow , 1956,:

Seller ID: 77767


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Western Ocean Packets. With illustrations. Glasgow : Brown , Son, and Ferguson, (1956). First Printing of the New Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(1),1-146, frontis.+ 20 plates. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. "The famous American packet ships, though their day was not a long one, played a very big part in the making of a nation -- a nation which, by its sheer virility and heroic energy, by is superb strength of brain and muscle, has, at the present day, became one of the most, if not the most, important factor in this world's development along t... View more info

China Clippers : [A History of the Celebrated Clipper Ships in the Chinese Opium and Tea Trades] . 1st US in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, 1914,:

Seller ID: 78452


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers : [A History of the Celebrated Clipper Ships in the Chinese Opium and Tea Trades] . Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Booksellers, Importers and Publishers, (1914?). First American Printing. Pp. (8),ix-xv,(1),1-388,[i]-xxxvi of appendices, frontis., + 26 leaves of plates and charts. Illustrated. 8vo, ribbed blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. "Treating of the history of the celebrated clipper shipsin the Chinese opium and tea trades, this book contains interesting accoun ts of the ships given at tifrst hand by their captains and officers, as... View more info

Down Easters : American Deep-Water Sailing Ships, 1869-1929 : The Story of the Cape Horners. 1st US in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Publishers, Boston, 1929,:

Seller ID: 78451


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Down Easters : American Deep-Water Sailing Ships, 1869-1929. With illustrations and plans. Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Booksllers and Importers, (1929). First American Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xvi,1-288, frontis., + 81 p. of plates and 4 folding plans. Illustrated. Map endpapers. Large 8vo, ribbed blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Contents: 1. The San Francisco Grain Trade; 2. Bully Captains, Bucko Mates, and Cape Horn Shellbacks; 3. The Clippers in the Cape Horn Trade; 4. Down Easters of the Seventies; 5. The Down Easters of the Eighties; 6. The Down Eas... View more info

The Nitrate Clippers. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Publishers, Boston, 1932,:

Seller ID: 78449


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Nitrate Clippers.With illustrations. Boston : Charles E. Lauriat Company, Publishers. Pp. (6),vii-xii,1-159,(1), frontispiece + 31 pages of plates and 1 folding plate. Illustrated. Maps to endpapers. Large 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine, t.e.g. Alfred Basil Lubbock, MC (b. 9 September 9, 1876, London - d. September 3 or 4, 1944 at Monks Orchard, Seaford, East Sussex). Contents: 1. The Glamour of the West Coast of South America; 2. Trade on the Coast; 3. Cheering the Homeward Bounder; 4. The Dangers and Difficulties of ... View more info

Blackwall Frigates. 1st US in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Boston, 1922,:

Seller ID: 78395


LUBBOCK, Basil. The Blackwall Frigates . Boston: Charles E. Lauriat Company, Booksellers, Importers and Publishers, (1922). First American Printing. Pp. (6),vii-xv,(1),1-332, frontis., + 53 leaves of plates and charts (some of which are in colour). Illustrated. 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. "This book is divided into three parts, preceded by an introduction in which a rapid survey is made of the development of sailing ships from Elizabethan days to the end of the 19th century. Part I deals with the history of the Blackwall Yard, one of the oldest shipbuilding yards in the ... View more info

China Clippers. 2nd pr, 2nd ed, in dj.

By: LUBBOCK, Basil

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow , 1957,:

Seller ID: 78537


LUBBOCK, Basil. The China Clippers. With illustrations and plans. Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd., Nautical Publishers, (1957). Second Printing of the Second Edition. Pp. (6),vii-xiii,(3),1-295,(1), frontis., + 21 leavesof plates as well as 4 other folding charts. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to front and spine. A thorough survey of "the most perfect type of sailing ship at the very height of its development" -- the China Clipper. Name, else vg in chipped, worn dj. 80.00 View more info