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1 Anon. Descriptive Catalogue of the Portraits of Naval Commanders, Representations of Naval Actions, Relics, etc. Exhibited in the Painted Hall of Greenwich Hospital, and the Royal Naval Museum, Greenwich.
1922, 
106pp, plan, original stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Introduction, with a catalogue of 192 items described in some detail.ŻIncludes 64 items in the Nelson Room. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 Anon. Prince Henry the Navigator and Portuguese Maritime Enterprise Catalogue of an Exhibition at the British Museum September-October 1960.
1960, 
(vi), 166pp, 8 plates, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Three neat ex-library stamps on front endpaper. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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3 Anon. The Ship Model Collection of the Commercial Museum (Philadelphia).
1964, 
(x), 93pp, frontis, 50 illus, 2 line illus, pictorial paper wrappers. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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4 Armitage (C.M.) Compiler Sir Walter Ralegh, an Annotated Bibliography.
1987, 
xiii + 236pp, dw. AJS: Published in association with America's Four Hundreth Anniversary Committee, with 1967 annotated entries. 
Price: 16.00 GBP
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5 Arnot (J.F.) & Holmes (M.M.G.) Compilers. Abel Janszoon Tasman A Bibliography.
1963, Sydney, 
80pp, colour frontis, 3 illus, printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: The Library holds a fine collection of books and maps relating to theŻgreat voyages of the seventeenth century explorer and navigator, AbelŻJanszoon Tasman. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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6 Bonnefoux (P.M.J. de) et Paris (E.) Dictionnaire de Marine a Voiles et a Vapeur. Marine a Voiles.
1856 rp 1980, 
xvi + 776pp, 7 large plates over 22 sheets, large format (32cm x 21m),Żdecorated pale blue cloth. Polak, entry 952: Confirms the above details.ŻCraig, page 41: An encyclopedia with a short English-French vocabulary,Żand with the English equivalent given after the French term and before theŻdefinition or discussion.ŻAJS: One volume on sail and one on steam, they are complete in themselves,Żboth were revised and have been reprinted in the 20th century. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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7 Boom (Lt D.J.) Zeemans Woordenboek in Vier Talen. Ten Gebruike van Zeeofficieren, Gezaghebbers en Struurlieden der Koopvaardij. Ingenieurs van Scheepsbouw, Machinisten, Fabriekanten, Reedere en Assuradeuren.
1888, The Hague, 2nd ed, 
(vi), 714pp, original decorated red cloth, slight wear to spine. AJS: With straight forward definitions.ŻCraig, page 55: Other editions: 1888, 2nd, revised and enlarged as here.ŻPolak, entry 970: Confirms the details of a French language edition alsoŻpublished in 1888. 
Price: 85.00 GBP
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8 Boom (Lt D.J.) Zeemans Woordenboek. Ten Gebruike van Zee-Officieren, Gezaghebbers en Struurlieden der Koopvaardij. Ingenieurs van Scheepsbouw, Machinisten, Fabriekanten, Reedere en Assuradeuren. (Title also in English and French)
1879, The Hague, 
364pp, printed in three columns, original decorated brown cloth, slight wearŻto spine. AJS: In three languages, with straight forward definitions. There was aŻsecond revised edition in 1888, with editions in English and French too.ŻCraig, page 55: Other editions: 1888, 2nd, revised and enlarged. 
Price: 55.00 GBP
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9 Brindley (H.H.) Cataloguer. Impressions and Casts of Seals, Coins, Tokens, Medals and other Objects of Art Exhibited in the Seal Room National Maritime Museum.
1938, 
44pp text, 48 illus, original boards. 
Price: 20.00 GBP
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10 Bromley (J.S.) & Goodwin (A.) A Select List of Works on Europe and Europe Overseas 1715-1815.
1956, 
xii + 132pp, original printed blue pape wrappers. AJS: Economic History; War; Taste; International Relations; The FrenchŻRevolution; The Ottoman Empire; Country by Country. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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11 Burn (Col R.) A Naval and Military Technical Dictionary of the French Language. In Two Parts: French-English, and English-French; With Explanations of the Various Terms.
1870, 5th ed, 
viii + 320pp, printed in double column, original embossed brown cloth, anŻattractive copy. Craig, page 37: First published in 1842, this is the fifth and bestŻedition with additional definitions and corrections to the earlier works.ŻThe author was a colonel in the Royal Artillery, Woolwich. 
Price: 120.00 GBP
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12 Calender (G.) Compiler. The Historical Association. Bibliography of Naval History. Part 1.
1924, Part 1, 
32pp, as issued without wrappers. AJS: A general survey by period (1485-1714) with useful notes andŻannotations. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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13 Chesnel de la Charbouclais (A.) Dictionnaire des Armees de Terre et de Mer, Encyclopedie Militaire et Maritime. Etymologies. Technologie. Archeologie. Machines de Guerre de l'Antiquite et du Moyen Age. Balistique et Pyro-Balistique. Constructions Navales de Toutes les Epoques Chez Tous Peuples. Hydrographie. Peche et Navigation Fluviale et Maritime. Instruments Nautiques. Stratagie. Tactique. Fortifications. Gymnastique. Equitation. Armes de Toutes les Nations. Uniformes et Formation des Divers Corps de Troupes: Infantrie, Cavalrie, Artillerie, etc., etc. Annales; Sieges, Batailles, Combats et Faits de Guerre, Tant sur Mer que sur Terre, Chez Tous les Peuples et dans Tous les Temps. Voyages et Decouvertes, Ligues et Traites. Administration Militaire et Maritime. Biographie. Anecdotes. Axiomes de Guerre. Geographie. Physique. Meterorologie, etc., etc. Illustre dans la Texte de Plus de 1200 Gavures au Trait.
1862-64, Paris, 
two volumes, printed in double column, marbled endpapers, head and tailŻbands, original brown half goat, an attractive production.Ż(1) 576pp, 3 large folding plates (in colour), line illus throughout.Ż(2) 744pp, 3 large folding plates (in colour), line illus throughout. Polak, entry 1704: Confirms these details. Also refers to another work ofŻa similar nature from this author published in 1882.ŻCraig, page 48: Other editions, or issues: 1882, 6th, two volumes with aŻsupplement by E. Dubail.ŻAJS: Wide ranging and detailed with 1200 line illustrations placed throughŻthe text. Very much a practical 19th century production and a handsomeŻwork too. 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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14 Christie's. A Selection from the Scott Library and Other Books of Navigation and Marine Science; The Property of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.Wednesday Dec 4, 1974,Thursday Dec 5, 1974.
1974, 
162pp, colour frontis, 75 plates (some folding), endpaper illus, originalŻdecorated wrappers. AJS: Includes notes on all prices achieved by over 500 lots, together withŻuseful commentary on the titles. A useful reference work, however, theŻprices are of course very out-of-date. 
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15 Church (E.D.) A Catalogue of Books Relating to the Discovery and Early History of North and South America Forming a Part of the Library of E.D.Church Compiled and Annotated by George Watson Cole.
1907 rp 1951, 
complete in five volumes, original red cloth, attractive format (heavy set).Ż(1) 1432-1590, vi + 478pp, many facsimiles.Ż(2) 1591-1625, 469pp, many facsimiles.Ż(3) 1626-1676, 501pp, many facsimiles.Ż(4) 1677-1752, 551pp, many facsimiles.Ż(5) 1753-1884, 636pp, many facsimiles, index. AJS: A standard work of reference with bibliographical details and manyŻuseful annotations. 
Price: 150.00 GBP
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16 Craig (H.) A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries Dealing with Military, Naval and Maritime Affairs, 1577-1971.
1971, 4th ed, 
vi + 134 + xiipp, large format (27.5cm x 21.5cm), printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Privately printed in the USA by a noted librarian, nearly 1200 entries, some descriptions in considerable detail, emphasis on works after 1700. 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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17 Dunnage (J.A.0 Compiler. Shipping Terms and Phrases An Up-to-Date List of Terms, Phrases, and Abbreviations Used by Importers, Exporters, Shipowners, Underwriters, Shipping Agents, Lightermen and Dock Officials.
1925, 
vii + 94pp, printed in double column, 24pp catalogue at end, attractiveŻpale blue cloth. AJS: A-Z with useful definitions. The author also compiled "The Importer'sŻHandbook."ŻThis is a signed presentation copy from the author, dated, Birmingham,ŻJune, 1925. 
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18 Eicher (D.J.) Compiler. The Civil War in Books An Analytical Bibliography.
1997, Chicago, 
xxiii + 407pp, 5 illus, large format, dw. AJS: Comprehensive analytical annotations based on very close examination of 1100 volumes (naval and military). The books were chosen with a board of advisors as the most significant works on the great conflict (1861-65). 
Price: 13.00 GBP
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19 Finch (R.) The Naze to the Ness East Coast Maritime Exhibition.
1953, 
(iv), 48pp, 8 illus, pictorial paper wrappers. SBS: An exhibition of traditional working craft off the East coast. 
Price: 12.00 GBP
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20 Guillet de Saint-George (G.) Les Arts de l'Homme d'Epee ou le Dictionnaire du Gentilhomme. Premiere Partie Contenant l'Art de Monter a Cheval. Seconde Partie Contenant l'Art Militaire. Troisieme Partie Contenant l'Art de la Navigation.
1678, Paris, 
in three volumes, each complete in itself, head and tail bands, smallŻformat, later (1950s) half cream cloth, marbled paper over boards, anŻattractive set.Ż(1) (ii), 231pp, folding engraved plate, privilege leaf at end.Ż(2) (xiv), 267pp, folding engraved plate.Ż(3) (ii), 354pp, folding engraved plate. AJS: From Mario Witt's collection with his bookplate. This is the firstŻedition as issued in three volumes, a good clean set, complete with threeŻfine engraved plates. Volume three concentrates on maritime matters withŻthe full title being: Les Arts de l'Homme d'Epee, ou le Dictionnaire deŻGentilhomme. Troisieme Partie. Contenant l'Art de la Navigation, ExpliqueŻpar Toutes les Definitions & les Phrases qui Regardent les DiversesŻEspeces des Batiments, les Parties du Vaisseau, le Detail de la Manoeuvre,Ż& les Fonctions des Officiers de la Marine, & des Officiers Mariniers.ŻThe folding engraved plate in this part shows: A Description of a Ship,Żwith All Her Tackling.ŻThis work was intended as a pocket guide for the informed gentleman, soŻproviding a guide on the art of riding, military organization andŻfortification, along with the management and navigation of a ship, all inŻdictionary form.ŻCertainly uncommon, especially in this original edition and in good cleanŻstate.ŻCraig, page 5: 1678. With other editions: 1680, The Hague. 1683, VeniceŻ(Italian translated by Narbonte Prodoni), 3 volumes each with 1 foldingŻplate, pp194, 221, 289; 1686, Paris, "2e"; 1686, The Hague, "5e"; theŻ16th edition or issue was translated into English. 
Price: 350.00 GBP
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