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The Ship Model Collection of the Commercial Museum (Philadelphia).

By: Anon.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1964,

Seller ID: 6671


(x), 93pp, frontis, 50 illus, 2 line illus, pictorial paper wrappers. View more info

Prince Henry the Navigator and Portuguese Maritime Enterprise Catalogue of an Exhibition at the British Museum September-October 1960.

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1960,

Seller ID: 1940


(vi), 166pp, 8 plates, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Three neat ex-library stamps on front endpaper. View more info

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.

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1922,

Seller ID: 5582


106pp, plan, original stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Introduction, with a catalogue of 192 items described in some detail.ûIncludes 64 items in the Nelson Room. View more info

Sir Walter Ralegh, an Annotated Bibliography.

By: Armitage (C.M.) Compiler

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1987,

Seller ID: 917


xiii + 236pp, dw. AJS: Published in association with America's Four Hundreth AnniversaryûCommittee, with 1967 annotated entries. View more info

Abel Janszoon Tasman A Bibliography.

By: Arnot (J.F.) & Holmes (M.M.G.) Compilers.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1963, Sydney,

Seller ID: 9030


80pp, colour frontis, 3 illus, printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: The Library holds a fine collection of books and maps relating to theûgreat voyages of the seventeenth century explorer and navigator, AbelûJanszoon Tasman. View more info

A Naval Expositor, Shewing and Explaining the Words and Terms of Art Belonging to the Parts, Qualities, and Proportions of Building, Rigging, Furnishing, and Fitting a Ship for Sea. Also All Species that are Received into the Magazines, and on what Services they are Used and Issued. Together with the Titles of All the Inferior Officers Belonging to a Ship, with an Abridgment of Their Respective Duties.

By: Blanckley (T.R.)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: 1750 rp 1988, Ltd ed of 725 copies, Rotherfield,

Seller ID: 1328


viii + 191pp, engraved title frontis, 334 numerous small engravings in text,ûlarge format (27cm x 22cm), head and tail bands, coloured endpapers, greenûcloth, dw, a very good copy. NMM Label: The first illustrated English dictionary on its subject.ûCraig, page 13: Regarded by Roding as the best English book of its kindûbefore Falconer, 1769.ûRoberts: "Although this book does not contain a complete collection ofûterms of art, yet the explanation which accompanie... View more info

Dictionnaire de Marine a Voiles et a Vapeur. Marine a Voiles.

By: Bonnefoux (P.M.J. de) et Paris (E.)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: 1856 rp 1980,

Seller ID: 7141


xvi + 776pp, 7 large plates over 22 sheets, large format (32cm x 21m),ûdecorated pale blue cloth. Polak, entry 952: Confirms the above details.ûCraig, page 41: An encyclopedia with a short English-French vocabulary,ûand with the English equivalent given after the French term and before theûdefinition or discussion.ûAJS: One volume on sail and one on steam, they are complete in themselves,ûboth were revised and have been reprinted in the 20th century. View more info

Zeemans Woordenboek in Vier Talen. Ten Gebruike van Zeeofficieren, Gezaghebbers en Struurlieden der Koopvaardij. Ingenieurs van Scheepsbouw, Machinisten, Fabriekanten, Reedere en Assuradeuren.

By: Boom (Lt D.J.)

Price: £85.00

Publisher: 1888, The Hague, 2nd ed,

Seller ID: 11254


(vi), 714pp, original decorated red cloth, slight wear to spine. AJS: With straight forward definitions.ûCraig, page 55: Other editions: 1888, 2nd, revised and enlarged as here.ûPolak, entry 970: Confirms the details of a French language edition alsoûpublished in 1888. View more info

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)

By: Boom (Lt D.J.)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: 1879, The Hague,

Seller ID: 11255


364pp, printed in three columns, original decorated brown cloth, slight wearûto spine. AJS: In three languages, with straight forward definitions. There was aûsecond revised edition in 1888, with editions in English and French too.ûCraig, page 55: Other editions: 1888, 2nd, revised and enlarged. View more info

A Select List of Works on Europe and Europe Overseas 1715-1815.

By: Bromley (J.S.) & Goodwin (A.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1956,

Seller ID: 10451


xii + 132pp, original printed blue pape wrappers. AJS: Economic History; War; Taste; International Relations; The FrenchûRevolution; The Ottoman Empire; Country by Country. View more info

A Naval and Military Technical Dictionary of the French Language. In Two Parts: French-English, and English-French; With Explanations of the Various Terms.

By: Burn (Col R.)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: 1870, 5th ed,

Seller ID: 1875


viii + 320pp, printed in double column, original embossed brown cloth, anûattractive copy. Craig, page 37: First published in 1842, this is the fifth and bestûedition with additional definitions and corrections to the earlier works.ûThe author was a colonel in the Royal Artillery, Woolwich. View more info

The Historical Association. Bibliography of Naval History. Part 1.

By: Calender (G.) Compiler.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1924, Part 1,

Seller ID: 4786


32pp, as issued without wrappers. AJS: A general survey by period (1485-1714) with useful notes andûannotations. View more info

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.

By: Christie's.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1974,

Seller ID: 101


162pp, colour frontis, 75 plates (some folding), endpaper illus, originalûdecorated wrappers. AJS: Includes notes on all prices achieved by over 500 lots, together withûuseful commentary on the titles. A useful reference work, however, theûprices are of course very out-of-date. View more info

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.

By: Church (E.D.)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: 1907 rp 1951,

Seller ID: 102


complete in five volumes, original red cloth, attractive format (heavy set).û(1) 1432-1590, vi + 478pp, many facsimiles.û(2) 1591-1625, 469pp, many facsimiles.û(3) 1626-1676, 501pp, many facsimiles.û(4) 1677-1752, 551pp, many facsimiles.û(5) 1753-1884, 636pp, many facsimiles, index. AJS: A standard work of reference with bibliographical details and manyûuseful annotations. View more info

A Bibliography of Encyclopedias and Dictionaries Dealing with Military, Naval and Maritime Affairs, 1577-1971.

By: Craig (H.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1971, 4th ed,

Seller ID: 104


vi + 134 + xiipp, printed in double coloumn, large format (27.5cm x 21.5cm),ûprinted stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Privately printed in the USA by a noted librarian, nearly 1200ûentries, some descriptions in considerable detail. Although comprisingûworks published 1577-1971, the emphasis is on publications after 1700. View more info

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.

By: Dunnage (J.A.0 Compiler.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1925,

Seller ID: 10891


vii + 94pp, printed in double column, 24pp catalogue at end, attractiveûpale blue cloth. AJS: A-Z with useful definitions. The author also compiled "The Importer'sûHandbook."ûThis is a signed presentation copy from the author, dated, Birmingham,ûJune, 1925. View more info

The Civil War in Books An Analytical Bibliography.

By: Eicher (D.J.) Compiler.

Price: £13.00

Publisher: 1997, Chicago,

Seller ID: 3291


xxiii + 407pp, 5 illus, large format, dw. AJS: Comprehensive analytical annotations based on very close examinationûof 1100 volumes (naval and military). The books were chosen with a boardûof advisors as the most significant works on the great conflict (1861-65). View more info

The Naze to the Ness East Coast Maritime Exhibition.

By: Finch (R.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1953,

Seller ID: 5136


(iv), 48pp, 8 illus, pictorial paper wrappers. SBS: An exhibition of traditional working craft off the East coast. View more info