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Anchor Lane. First Edition.

By: SMITH, C. Fox. SMITH, Phil W., frontispiece

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1933,:

Seller ID: 102804


SMITH, C. Fox. Anchor Lane. With six illustrations by Phil W. Smith. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1933). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-vii,(1),1-213,(3),(8) of ads, frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue clothwith gilt lettering to spine. "[In Anchor Lane,] there are hot whiffs of o il, for example, and there are indescribable odours of bilges being cleanedout, and glleys and forecastles and other odd corners most decidedly not b eing cleaned out and wanting it badly; and there are smells of mud, and smells of Chinese shops, and old clothes, and rotten wood, and fried fish ... View more info

Book of Famous Ships. First Edition.

By: SMITH, C. Fox. SMITH, Phil W., frontispiece

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1924,:

Seller ID: 102805


SMITH, C. Fox. A Book of Famous Ships. With six illustrations by Phil W. Smith. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1924). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-vi,(2),1-181,(3),(8) of ads, frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. ""Of all their long voyagings, fortunate and unfortunate, of all their gales weathered, their buffetings endured; all their escapes from ice, from fog, from strandings, from hurricanes, from typhons, from collisions, from a hundred sea perils great and small: of all these things it is the... View more info

Sailor Town Days. Second Edition.

By: SMITH, C. Fox. SMITH, Phil W., frontispiece

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1924,:

Seller ID: 102803


SMITH, C. Fox. Sailor Town Days. With six illustrations by Phil W. Smith. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1924). Second Printing. Pp. (4),v-vi,(2),1-182,(2),(8) of ads, frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Days in London: 1. A Dock-haunter's Paradise -- The Bordersof Dockland -- The Chain Locker -- A Vanished Chantry -- Ivory, Apes, and Peacocks -- Ratcliff Highway -- Labour-in-Vain Street -- Execution Dock; 2.Bygone Poplar -- Blackwell Yard -- Brunswick Pier and Hotel -- Unlucky Shi p... View more info

Ship Alley : More Sailor Town Days. First Edition.

By: SMITH, C. Fox. SMITH, Phil W., frontispiece

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Methuen, London, 1925,:

Seller ID: 102738


SMITH, C. Fox. Ship Alley : More Sailor Town Days. With six illustrations by Phil W. Smith. London: Methuen & Co. Ltd., (1925). First Printing. Pp. (4),v-x,(1),1-197,(1),(8) of ads, frontispiece, + 5 leaves of plates. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front board and gilt lettering to spine. "[...] in every seaport, great or small, there is Ship Alley:the street that leads to the sea. Ship Alley shows many faces to the world . It is a street of many names. [...] It can be sordid or beautiful. It canbe ugly or picturesque. It can be prosperous or decaying. it can be gre... View more info

Tales of the Clipper Ships. First Edition.

By: SMITH, C. Fox. SMITH, Phil W., frontispiece

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Mehuen, London, 1926,:

Seller ID: 53828


SMITH, C. Fox. Tales of the Clipper Ships. With a frontispiece by Phil W. Smith. London: Methuen, (1926). First UK Edition. Pp. 159 + 8 p. of ads, frontispiece. 8vo, blue cloth with pressed lettering to front and gilt lettering to spine. Contents: I) The Last Voyage of the Maid of Athens ; II) The End of an Argument ; III) Oranges ; IV) Seattle Sam Signs On ; V) Paddy Doyle's Boots ; VI) The Unlucky Altisidora. "The End of an Argument and SeattleSam Signs On have appeared in Blue Peter." Minor dampstaining to front boa rd, light foxing throughout, front inner hinge tender, else vg. 25.... View more info