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An Act for Removing Doubts as to the Power of Appointing Superintendants of Quarantine and Their Assistants. [6th April 1810.]

By: Act of Parliament.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1810,

Seller ID: 6308

6pp, engraved title, in protective wrapper. View more info

An Act to Regulate the Issuing of Licences to Allow Open Boats to Proceed to Foreign Parts, and for Revoking the Same when Necessary. [11th July 1815.]

By: Act of Parliament.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1815,

Seller ID: 7836

4pp, engraved title, in protective wrapper. AJS: Extracted Act CAP. CLXIII. View more info

An Act of Regulating the Retail of Exciseable Articles and Commodities to Passengers on Board of Passage Vessels from One Part fo The United Kingdom. [15th July 1828.]

By: Act of Parliament.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1828,

Seller ID: 6343

3pp, engraved title, in protective wrapper. SBS. Extracted Act. CAP. XLVII. View more info

An Act to Amend and Consolidate the Laws Relating to the Pay of the Royal Navy. [29th May 1830].

By: Act of Parliament.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1830,

Seller ID: 6737

46pp, engraved title, in protective wrapper, contemporary ink and pencil annotations margins in a Victorian hand. SBS: Extracted Act. CAP. XX. View more info

An Act to Extend the Time for Completing the Chichester Embankment. [15th July 1867.]

By: Act of Parliament.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1867,

Seller ID: 6347

2pp, engraved title, in protective wrapper. SBS. Extracted Act. Cap cxi. View more info

Visit of the French Fleet, August, 1905, List of Ships of the Combined Fleets, Programme of Events.

By: Anon.

Price: £150.00

Publisher: 1905,

Seller ID: 4626

(viii), 9pp, colour title page, 7 illus in text, large folding coloured chart printed on silk (in pocket), aeg, silk endpapers with gilt edging, original full blue calf, highly decorated with gilt devices, an attractive copy. AJS: The Entente Cordiale - The French fleet (battleships and cruisers), visited England for a joint review with the British fleet in the Solent on 7th to 9th of August 1905. The members of both Houses of Parliament invited the French Admirals and Officers to a luncheon in Westminster Hall on Saturday, August 12th. View more info

The Royal Charter of Confirmation Granted by His Most Excellent Majesty, King James II. To the Trinity-House, of Deptford-Strond; For the Government and Increase of the Navigation of England, and the Relief of Poor Mariners, their Widows and Orphans, etc.

By: Anon.

Price: £225.00

Publisher: 1825,

Seller ID: 5048

203pp, with 2pp index, marbled endpapers, original full black goat, giltûdevices and tooling on front and rear boards, an attractive copy. Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea, page 889: Originally a guild ofû'ship-men and mariners' of England set up by Henry VIII in 1517, 'to theûpraise and honour of the most glorious and indvidable theûparish church of Deptford-Strond in our county of Kent'. Its originalûpurpose was to do all things necessary for the 'relief, increase andûaugmentation of the shipping of this our realm of England'. Since then theûCorporation of Trinity Hou... View more info

Review of the Fleet by His Majesty the King at Spithead 16th July, 1935. List of Ships.

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1935,

Seller ID: 5721

18pp, large folding chart, original paper wrappers. AJS: List of ships with an outline programme of events. There are also two official tickets issued by the Admiralty for travel on board SS Sandown to view the fleet. View more info

Book of the Pageant Greenwich 1933.

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1933,

Seller ID: 10442

36pp, adverts, attractive format, printed full colour stiff paper wrappers. AJS: In aid of Naval and Greenwich charities staged bewteen the WrenûBuildings of the Royal Naval College, June 16th to 24th, 1933. View more info

Programme of the Coronation Review of the Fleet by His Majesty the King Spithead 20th May, 1937.

By: Anon.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1937,

Seller ID: 6373

64pp, illustrated throughout with photos and line illus, adverts, attractiveûpictorial paper wrappers. AJS: Good photographs along with a double-page plan of the anchorage. View more info