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Swept Channels : Being an Account of the Work of the Minesweepers in the Great War. 3rd UK, in dj

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1935,:

Seller ID: 40871


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 Totne... View more info

Cypher K. 1st UK pr. no dj

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, 1932,:

Seller ID: 22232


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 View more info

Sea Escapes and Adventures. 2nd UK no dj

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philip Allan, 1927,:

Seller ID: 25494


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 ... View more info

Stand By : Naval Sketches and Stories. First Edition

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: C. Arthur Pearson, London, 1916,:

Seller ID: 15096


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 View more info

Blue Star Line at War 1939-1945. UK no dj. ex-lib.

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Foulsham, London, 1973, ISBN:057200849x:

Seller ID: 85320


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 View more info

Pincher Martin, O.D. Cdn no dj

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt. WILLIAMS, C. Fleming

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Musson , 1916,:

Seller ID: 21941


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 View more info

Sea Escapes and Adventures. Second Edition

By: TAFFRAIL DORLING, Taprell, Capt.) Nautilus Library, 10)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Philip Allan, London, 1929,:

Seller ID: 103486


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, ... View more info

Seventy North (70 N). First Edition

By: TAFFRAIL. (DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.) DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1934,:

Seller ID: 31484


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 View more info

Second Officer. First Edition

By: TAFFRAIL. (DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.) DORLING, H. Taprell, Capt.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1935,:

Seller ID: 31481


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 View more info