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Manual for Naval Cadets. Third Edition.

By: BOYD, John M'Neil

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, London , 1864,:

Seller ID: 110844


BOYD, John M'Neil. A Manual for Naval Cadets. Third Edition. London : Longman, Green, Longman, Roberts, & Green, 1864. Third Edition. Pp (6),[vii]-xx,[1]-543,(1) + colour plates. Also illustrated with drawings, technical diagrams and tables to text. 8vo, dark blue pressed cloth, gilt lettering to spine, blind-stamped crown-and-anchor to front and rear boards. The half-title page and the spine have it as The Naval Cadet's Manual. John Mc'Neil Boyd, R.N. (b. 1812, Derry / Londonderry -d. February 9, 1861), Captain of HMS Ajax (1809) died in the "Boyd disaster" 1861, Dún Laoghaire, Irela... View more info

Marginal Seabed : United Kingdom Legal Practice. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: MARSTON, Geoffrey

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Clarendon Press / Oxford University Press, Oxford , 1981, ISBN:0198253699:

Seller ID: 103275


MARSTON, Geoffrey. The Marginal Seabed : United Kingdom Legal Practice. Oxford : Clarendon Press / (Oxford University Press), 1981. First Edition. Pp.(8),[ix]-xiii,(3),[1]-316,(4). Index. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to s pine. "This book describes the legislative, executive, and judicial practice of the United Kingdom in respect of the seabed adjacent to its coasts. Itis divided into two parts: the first traces the histonc development from e arly times through the Crown Lands Acts of 1829 and 1866 to the present day. Particular emphasis is given to the two Cornwall submarine mines arbi... View more info

Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources : International Geographical Union Study Group on The World Political Map. First American Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, Gerald, (ed.) CHURCHILL, R.R. MANGONE, Gerard J. de VORSEY, Louis

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, Totowa, NJ, 1987, ISBN:0389207268:

Seller ID: 20417


BLAKE, Gerald, (ed.). Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources : International Geographical Union Study Group on The World Political Map. Totowa, NJ : Barnes & Noble Books, (1987). First Printing. Pp (18),1-284,(2). Maps, tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, black cloth. Fifteen articles on maritime law and territorial waters, including Louis De Vorsey's "Historical Geography andthe Canada-United States Seaward Boundary on Georges Bank" (pp.182-207). C ontents: 1. "Worldwide Maritime Boundary Delimitation : The State of Play,"by Gerald H. Blake; 2. "Delimitation of Maritime Bounda... View more info

Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources : International Geographical Union Study Group on The World Political Map. First British Edition in dustjacket

By: BLAKE, Gerald, (ed.) CHURCHILL, R.R. MANGONE, Gerard J. de VORSEY, Louis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Croom Helm, London, 1987, ISBN:0709939744:

Seller ID: 105972


BLAKE, Gerald, (ed.). Maritime Boundaries and Ocean Resources : International Geographical Union Study Group on The World Political Map. London & Sydney : Croom Helm, (1987). First Printing. Pp (18),1-284,(2). Maps, tables, diagrams in text. 8vo, black cloth. Fifteen articles on maritime law and territorial waters, including Louis De Vorsey's "Historical Geography and the Canada-United States Seaward Boundary on Georges Bank" (pp.182-207). Contents: 1. "Worldwide Maritime Boundary Delimitation : The State of Play," by Gerald H. Blake; 2. "Delimitation of Maritime Boundaries... View more info

Marks to Starboard.

By: STEAVENSON, Robin MORRIS, Stewart H. (foreword)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Herbert Jenkins, 1958,:

Seller ID: 66183


STEAVENSON, Robin. Marks to Starboard. With a foreword by Stewart H Morris.L.: Herbert Jenkins, (1958). Pp 187, including frontis. + [16] pp of plate s. 8vo, blue cloth; gilt lettering to spine. Toy 1659. This is book is written on the racing of the British "fourteens", the fourteen-foot dinghies. Racing techniques, crews, and repays of exciting moments in races for the Prince of Wales Cup from 1954-1957 and the Burton Race of 1955 are all found within this volume. Very well illustrated. Cocked, spine sunned to beige, pages yellowing, foxed, previous name, ow very good. 20.00 View more info

Mary Rose : The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII's Flagship. 2nd rev ed in dj.

By: RULE, Margaret Prince of Wales, HRH (foreword)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Conway Maritime Press, London, 1983, ISBN:0851772897:

Seller ID: 70894


RULE, Margaret. The Mary Rose : The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII's Flagship . Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. (London): Conway Maritime Press, (1983). Second Revised Edition. Pp. [1]-240. Illustrated. Large 8vo, green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Name, else vg in lightly edge-sunned dj. 30.00 View more info

Memoirs of a Victorian Master Mariner. in dj.

By: MARQUAND, Hilary, Captain RIDEN, Philip, intro.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Merton Priory Press, Cardiff, 1996, ISBN:1898937222:

Seller ID: 33467


MARQUAND, Hilary, Captain. Memoirs of a Victorian Master Mariner. Edited byEric B. Marquand; With an introduction by Philip Riden. Cardiff: Merton Pr iory Press, (1996). Pp 274. 8vo, black cloth. "Hilary Marquand, born in 1825, the son of David Marquand of La Brigade, went to sea aged 14 as a cabin-boy and by 1849 had command of his own ship. In 1851 he married Louisa Blondel, settled in St Peter Port and became a ship-owner. In the mid-1860s he moved to Cardiff to become a ship-broker, where he died in 1872." -from thedj. Vg in dj. 50.00 View more info

Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c. First Edition. In Two Volumes

By: HOWARD, Edward SMITH, Sidney, Admiral) DUCKWORTH, John T. SMITH, Charles Douglass, association copy

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, London, 1839,:

Seller ID: 110817


(SMITH, Sidney, Admiral Sir). [HOWARD, Edward]. Memoirs of Admiral Sir Sidney Smith, K.C.B., &c. By the author of "Rattlin the Reefer," &c. In Two Volumes. London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, 1839. First Edition. Pp (2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-400, + frontispiece portrait; (2),[iii]-vii,(1),[1]-411,(1),(4,ads), + frontispiece portrait. 8vo, black half leather, black boards, gilt lettering to spine, marbled endpapers. Catalogue of the Library of the National Maritime Museum, Vol 2. Biography 1335; Perrin, (ed.) Admiralty Library : Subject Cat... View more info

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Memorandum of the Transactions of a Voyage from England to Botany Bay : A First Fleet Journal

By: EASTY, John William Dixon Foundation Pub.No.4

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales in association with Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1965,:

Seller ID: 26533


EASTY, John. Memorandum of the Transactions of a Voyage from England to Botany Bay 1787-1793 : A First Fleet Journal. Sydney : Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales in association with Angus and Robertson, 1965. Pp 182. 4to, red cloth. The William Dixon Foundation, Publication Number 4. Very good in dustjacket. 100.00 View more info

Memories of Long Ago : Being a Series of Sketches Pertaining to Charlottetown in the Past. First Edition, Signed

By: BREMNER, Benjamin

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Irwin Printing Co. Ltd., Charlottetown, 1930,:

Seller ID: 115266


BREMNER, Benjamin. Memories of Long Ago : Being a Series of Sketches Pertaining to Charlottetown in the Past. Charlottetown : Irwin Printing Company, Limited, 1930. First Edition. Pp (4),[5]-96,(2), + portrait frontispiece + 15 leaves of plates. 8vo, side-stapled in brown card covers, with green ribbon tied through. Morley p.122, Watters p.656, Laugher p.55. Benjamin Armitage Bremner. (b. March 20, 1851, Charlottetown - d. December 29, 1938, Charlottetown) Island businessman (in the book business) and historian. See Ryan O'Connor's entry in the DCB. "Responding to a desire on the part of m... View more info

Men of Action. in dj

By: EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander HARWOOD, Henry) WALES, Douglas, Captain HORTON, Max)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Collins, 1943,:

Seller ID: 52592


EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander, Royal Navy. Men of Action. With 20 Reproductions of Paintings by Douglas Wales (Captain Douglas Wales Smith R.N.). L.: Collins, 1943. Pp 319 + [18] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth, gilt to spine. Law 0686. Title page states "With 20 Reproductions of Paintings...", in factthere were only 19 illustrations listed, one to accompany each of the 19 b iographies presented. A series of short biographies of nineteen senior Royal Navy officers who served during World War II. They are as follows: Rear-Admiral Robert Lindsay Burnett; Vice-Admiral Sir Harold Martin Burro... View more info

Men of Action. in dj

By: EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander HARWOOD, Henry) WALES, Douglas, Captain HORTON, Max)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Collins, 1943,:

Seller ID: 56732


EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander, Royal Navy. Men of Action. With 20 Reproductions of Paintings by Douglas Wales (Captain Douglas Wales Smith R.N.). L.: Collins, 1943. Pp 319 + [18] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth, gilt to spine. Law 0686. Title page states "With 20 Reproductions of Paintings...", in factthere were only 19 illustrations listed, one to accompany each of the 19 b iographies presented. A series of short biographies of nineteen senior Royal Navy officers who served during World War II. They are as follows: Rear-Admiral Robert Lindsay Burnett; Vice-Admiral Sir Harold Martin Burro... View more info

Men of Action. in dj

By: EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander HARWOOD, Henry) WALES, Douglas, Captain HORTON, Max)

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Collins, London, 1943,:

Seller ID: 94760


EDWARDS, Kenneth, Commander, Royal Navy. Men of Action. With 20 Reproductions of Paintings by Douglas Wales (Captain Douglas Wales Smith R.N.). London: Collins, 1943. Pp 319 + [18] pp of plates. 8vo, black cloth, gilt to spine. Law 0686. Title page states "With 20 Reproductions of Paintings...", in fact there were only 19 illustrations listed, one to accompany each of the 19 biographies presented. A series of short biographies of nineteen senior Royal Navy officers who served during World War II. They are as follows: Rear-Admiral Robert Lindsay Burnett; Vice-Admiral Sir Harold Martin B... View more info

Merchant Schooners. Two Volumes. Second UK Edition in dustjackets.

By: GREENHILL, Basil

Price: $70.00

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot , 1968,:

Seller ID: 25510


GREENHILL, Basil. The Merchant Schooners : A Portrait of a Vanished Industry, Being a Survey in two volumes of the History of the Small Fore-and-aft Rigged Merchant Sailing Ships of England and Wales in the years 1870-1940, with Something of their Previous History and Subsequent Fate. Newton Abbot :David & Charles, (1968). New and Revised Edition.I: Pp. (4),5-264 + 24 p. of plates; II: Pp. (4),5-259,(1), + 24 p. of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, blue cloth with gilt lettering to spines. Toy 4558. Contents: Volume I: 1. A Fragment of Industrial History; 2. The Rise and Fall of the... View more info

Mermaids Do Exist : The Autobiography of Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Burrell, Royal Australian Navy (Retired). First Edition in dustjacket

By: BURRELL, Henry, Sir.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Macmillan Australia, South Melbourne, 1986, ISBN:033341540X: 1986

Seller ID: 54731

ISBN: 033341540X


BURRELL, Henry, Vice-Admiral Sir. Mermaids Do Exist : The Autobiography of Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Burrell, Royal Australian Navy (Retired). (South Melbourne): Macmillan Australia, (1986). First Edition. Pp (4),v-x,1-318 +[24]pp of plates. 8vo blue cloth, white lettering to spine. Map end-papers. Law 1453. Vice Admiral Sir Henry Mackay Burrell, KBE, CB (b. August 13, 1904,Wentworth Falls, New South Wales - d. February 9, 1988, Canberra). Mermaids Do Exist covers Sir Henry Burrell’s naval career from the time of joining the Royal Australian Naval Colle... View more info

Modern South Wales : Essays in Economic History. in dj.

By: BABER, Colin WILLIAMS, L.J., ed.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University of Wales Press, 1986,:

Seller ID: 40850


BABER, Colin and L.J. WILLIAMS, eds. Modern South Wales : Essays in Economic History. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1986. Pp 324. 8vo, blue cloth. Contents include: "Fixed Capital Formation in the Ports of the South Wales Coalfield, 1850-1913" by A.G. Kenwood; "Trade and Shipping in South Wales- The Radcliffe Company, 1882-1921" by Robin Craig. Owner's signature, else vg in dj. 65.00 View more info

Modern Welsh Dictionary / Y Geiriadur Cyfoes. Revised Edition.

By: EVANS, H. Meurig

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Christopher Davies, Abertawe, 1992, ISBN:0715407252:

Seller ID: 97921


EVANS, H. Meurig. The Modern Welsh Dictionary / Y Geiriadur Cyfoes. (Abertawe): Christopher Davies, (1992). Revised Edition. Pp. (6),7-611,(1). 8vo, printed white and red card covers with black and white lettering to front, black and red lettering to spine. "The past twenty years have been a time ofgreat development in the Welsh language. New terms are being adopted and u sed, science and technology are reaching out in their influence and the language is therefore enriched and modernized. One of the inevitable developments of this great change was the increasing need for such as book as 'T... View more info

Monmouthshire Poetry : An anthology of poetry relating to the County or composed by writers associated with Monmouthshire. First Edition in dustjacket.

By: HOCKEY, Lawrence W., comp. and ed. DAVIES, W.H.). THOMAS, Edward). GWILYM, Dafydd ap).

Price: $20.00

Publisher: R.H. Johns Ltd., Newport, 1949,:

Seller ID: 103957


HOCKEY, Lawrence W., comp. and ed. Monmouthshire Poetry : An anthology of poetry relating to the County or composed by writers associated with Monmouthshire. Compiled and edited by Lawrence W. Hockey. Newport: R.H. Johns,Ltd., (December 1949). First Printing. Pp. (6),7-148. 8vo, red cloth spine withpatterned paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Includes works by the following poets: Dafydd Ap Gwilym (5 poems), Katharine V. Barry (2 poe ms), May Basham (2 poems), W.J. Townsend Collins (9 poems), Jocelyn Rhydderch Daniel (1 poem), Beryl M. Davies (2 poems), Edward Davies (3 poems), Idr... View more info

More Great Westernry. Second Impression

By: ROCHE, T.W.E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Town & Country Press Ltd., Bracknell, Berks., 1971,:

Seller ID: 110318


ROCHE, T.W.E. More Great Westernry. Second Impression. Bracknell, Berks.: Town & Country Press Ltd., 1971. Pp (1),2-92. Ilustrated. Large 8vo, brown cloth spine, illustrated pale yellow stiff boards, lettered in brown. Includes a nautical chapter : Chapter Eight - Seaborne Great Westerm (pp 57-64, with photos of SS St. Andrew, SSC St. Julien, and SS Great Western). Contents : Introduction. 1. Tea cakes and maps. 2. The birthplace of Kings. 3. Change for Oxford. 4. North and West. 5. Little England beyond Wales. 6. The Delectable Duchy. 7. Cross Country. 8. Seaborne Great Western. 9. Airborne G... View more info

Morels of Cardiff : The History of a Family Shipping Firm

By: GIBBS, John Morel

Price: $35.00

Publisher: National Museum of Wales, Cardiff, 1982, ISBN:072000246x:

Seller ID: 28540


GIBBS, John Morel. Morels of Cardiff : The History of a Family Shipping Firm. Cardiff : National Museum of Wales, 1982. Pp 183 + 2 p of folding genealogical tables. Illustrated. 8vo, cardcovers. Very detailed with appendices and index. Very good. 35.00 View more info