Nautilus 90 North. Foreword by Admiral G.B.H. Fawkes.
London, Hodder and Stoughton, 1959. 14cm x 21cm. 190 pages. With maps and photographs. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition.
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The Docks of the Great Western Railway (G.W.R.).
[First Edition]. London, G.W.R. Docks Office, July 1931. 19 x 13 cm. 51 Pages incl. 17 B&W photographs, followed by 12 large folded coloured maps. Losely inserted folded ‘Map of G.W.R. System’ in paper pouch (see images). Original decorated paperback with stiff paper covers. Very good condition. Rubbed and bumped, some fraying to paper covers, now in protective plastic cover. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Internally clean and complete with all maps.
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Bailey, Maurice / Bailey, Maralyn.
117 Days Adrift. Foreword by Sir Peter Scott. Drawings by Peter A.G. Milne. Maps by Alan Irving.
Hampshire, Nautical Publishing Co. Ltd., 1974. 16cm x 22cm. 192 pages. Original hardcover with dustjacket in protective Mylar. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear.
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First Edition. Newton Abbot, David & Charles, 1974. 21 x 14 cm. 201 pages. Illustrated. Original dark red cloth with gilt title on spine. In original decorated dust jacket. Very good condition. Minor rubbing and bumping. Edges and end papers dust dulled and browned. Dust jacket price clipped with minor shelf wear, now in archival jacket). Internally clean.
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Cook, Captain James / Kearsley, G. (Editor).
An Abridgment of Captain Cook’s Last Voyage, performed in the Years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780, for making Discoveries in the Northern Hemisphere by Order of His Majesty. Extracted from the Quarto Edition, in Three Volumes.
The Seventh Edition. One Volume. London, Printed for C. and G. Kearsley, 1794. 17 x 10 cm. xxiv, 442 pages plus 14 pages Index and two pages of publishers list. With seven full page engraved plates. Full calf. Contemporary boards, later rebacked in a matching style with new leather spine. Very good condition. Binding rubbed and bumped. Age darkened throughout. Occassional mild foxing. lacks front free end paper, folded plate and map. Name of previous owner neatly inscribed on title page. A few nicks, dog ears and closed tears. Internally clean. A nice little book with some striking illustrations of Polar Bear (‘White Bear’), Shooting Sea Horses, Manner of Travelling in Kamchatka and others.
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin. Including an Autobiographical Chapter. Edited by his Son Francis Darwin.
First Edition. Three Volumes. London, John Murray, 1887. 22 x 14 cm. Vol.1: ix, 395 pages. Frontispiece and three illustrations. / Vol.2: (2), 393 pages. Frontispiece and one plate. Vol.3: iv, 418 pages. Frontispiece. Original cloth hard cover. Gilt titles on spines. Blind decorative lines on boards. Black end papers. Very good condition. Corners, boards and spine slighltly rubbed and bumped. Some fading, discoloration and age darkening. Heads and tails of spines frayed. Edges dust dulled. Large sections of all three volumes have their top edge uncut. Internally all three volumes are bright and clean.
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Nature is your Guide. How to find your Way on Land & Sea. With a Foreword by Lieutenant General J.H. Doolittle. 52 Illustrations by Francis Lee Jaques, Douglas Woodall & Others.
First Edition. London, Collins, 1958. 20 x 13 cm. 254 pages. Illustrated. Original green cloth with gilt title on spine. In original decorated dust jacket. With a losely inserted letter by Collins Publishers to Field Marshal Alanbrooke. Very good condition. Minor shelf and edge wear. Some dust dulling. Internally bright and clean.
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Captain Cook’s Voyages. 1768 – 1779. Selected and Introduced by Glyndwr Williams.
London, The Folio Society, 1997. 18 x 25 cm, xxxiv, 552 pages. Colour frontispiece showing Captain James cook. Illustrated throughout in colour and B&W. Folio Edition with slipcase. Dark blue cloth with gilt and black illustrations. As new. Slip case has some minor shelf wear.
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