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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Sotheby’s. The Wardington Library Sales Catalogues. Complete Set. Important Atlases and Geographies [Two Volumes] / Bibles / Incunabula and the Wardington Hours.
Four Volume Set. London, Sotheby’s, 2005 – 2006. 28 x 22 cm. 344 pages / 368 pages / 282 pages / 124 pages. All volumes illustrated throughout. Aution results for one of the auctions losely inserted. Uniform red cloth with gilt titles on front boards and spine. See images. Illustrated end papers. Fine condition. Minor shelf wear. Edges dust dulled. A very nice set.
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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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Herdsmen & Hermits. Celtic Seafarers in the Northern Seas.
First Edition. Cambridge, Bowes & Bowes, 1950. 18 x 12 cm. xix, 146 pages. Illustrated throughout in B&W. Original green cloth with title on spine. In original decorated dust jacket. Very good condition. Minor shelf wear. Dust jacket age darkened and foxed with short closed tear to rear and minor paper loss to top of spine. Now protected in archival jacket. Internally bright and clean.
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A Night to Remember.
Second Printing. New York, Henry Holt, 1955. 21 x 14 cm. 209 pages. Illustrated with Photographs. Decorated end papers. Yellow and blue cloth. Hard cover. Title on spine. Pieces of dust jacket (cut up) losely inserted in the book. Very good condition. Binding rubbed and bumped. Edges and end papers dust dulled. Small inscription and small sticker of a previous owner, otherwise internally clean.
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