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Boulton, Watt and the Soho Undertakings.

By: Gale (W.K.V.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1952, Birmingham,

Seller ID: 10450


(vi), 40pp, 8 illus, large folding plate, printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Boulton and Watt and the two Birmingham factories for which they wereûresponsible. View more info

Pembrokeshire Sea-Trading Before 1900.

By: George (B.J.)

Price: £7.50

Publisher: 1967 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 10682


39pp, 2 illus, 7 maps, tables, printed paper wrappers. View more info

Tides of Empire.

By: Graham (G.S.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1972,

Seller ID: 247


x + 108pp, dw. AJS: Discursions on the Expansion of Britain Overseas 1400-1900 based onûReid Lectures. View more info

Industrial Britain Under the Regency 1814-18.

By: Henderson (W.O.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1968,

Seller ID: 1727


xi + 188pp, frontis, 9 illus, dw. Publisher: Based on contemporary sources...shows how informedûforeign visitors were impressed by the way in which Britain had survivedûthe perils of Napoleon's Continental System and how now destined to becomeûthe workshop of the world. View more info

An Historical and Statistical Account of the Foreign Commerce of the US.

By: Homans (J.S.) RP

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1857 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 856


190pp, many tables, decorated cloth. Publisher: Brings together in convenient form the export and importûstatistics for each of the American States from 1820 to 1856. It alsoûtabulates the trade statistics between individual foreign countries andûthe United States. View more info

The Restoration Navy and English Foreign Trade, 1674-1688 A Study in the Peacetime Usa of Sea Power. A Study in the Peacetime Use of Sea Power.

By: Hornstein (S.R.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1991,

Seller ID: 274


Between 1674 and 1689 the navy evolved a highly effective system of tradeûprotection which deployed convoys and squadrons. The navy was concentratedûabove all in the Mediterranean - and not in England's overseas colonies -ûthus enabling English merchants to gain prominence in the competitive andûlucrative Mediterranean trades. View more info

New York and the China Trade.

By: Howard (D.S.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1984, New York,

Seller ID: 8769


(xiv), 142pp, 19 colour illus, 235 illus, large format (25.5cm x 21cm),ûpictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Catalogue of an exhibition held at the New York Historical Society. View more info

A Bed of Nails The History of P. MacCallum & Sons Ltd of Greenock 1781-1981 a Study in Survival.

By: Hume (J.R.) & Moss (M.S.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1982,

Seller ID: 5160


x + 148pp, frontis, 57 illus, 14 line illus, 24 tables, endpaper illus, dw. AJS: Company history of this noted firm who began supplying theûshipbuilders of the Lower Clyde and developed into a successful shippingûline. View more info

Heirs of Great Adventure The History of Balfour, Williamson and Company Limited.

By: Hunt (W.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1951,

Seller ID: 3547


Two volume set, original decorated red cloth, dws. (1) 1851-1901, 215pp, frontis, 2 folding maps, endpaper maps. (2) 1901-1951, 263pp, 28 illus, 2 folding maps, endpaper maps. AJS: Extensive interests in shipping and trade, South America, USA, Oil. View more info

Shipping Enterprise and Management 1830-1939 Harrisons of Liverpool.

By: Hyde (F.E.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1967,

Seller ID: 1725


xx + 208pp, frontis, 14 illus, tables, dw. AJS: A study of the successive attempts of business-men over a period of aûcentury and a half to achieve efficiency in the use of resources. View more info

Worldwide High Speed Ferries.

By: Hynds (P.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1992,

Seller ID: 1381


160pp, 196 photos, 67 line illus (plans, layouts, detail drawings),ûattractive format, dw. AJS: Covers fast planing monohulls, catamarans, hydrofoils, hovercraft,ûsurface effect ships and SWATHs..! View more info

A Liverpool Merchant House Being the History of Alfred Booth and Company 1863-1958.

By: John (A.H.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1959,

Seller ID: 7637


197pp, 16 illus, 2pp table, 2pp adverts, dw. AJS: A standard company history. View more info

The Last Tall Ships. Gustav Erikson and the Aland Sailing Fleet 1872-1947.

By: Kahre (G.) & Greenhill (B.) Editor.

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1948 rp 1990,

Seller ID: 3713


208pp, frontis, 202 plates, attractive format, dw. AJS: With an introduction by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh. View more info

Business in Great Waters the War History of the P. & O. 1939-1945.

By: Kerr (G.F.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1951,

Seller ID: 2280


196pp, frontis, 2 colour plates, 10 illus, large folding view. AJS: With a Roll of Honour (8pp) and a list of Honours and Awards (6pp). View more info

Great Passenger Ships of the World. Complete in Six Volumes.

By: Kludas (A.) with Hodges (C.) & Lewis (K.) Translators.

Price: £185.00

Publisher: 1975-86,

Seller ID: 10307


a complete set, black cloth, handsome production, dws.û(1) 1975. 1858-1912, 216pp, frontis, 306 illus.û(2) 1976. 1913-1923, 240pp, frontis, 296 illus.û(3) 1976. 1924-1935, 240pp, frontis, 326 illus.û(4) 1977. 1936-1950, 232pp, frontis, 278 illus.û(5) 1977. 1951-1976, 226pp, frontis, 255 illus.û(6) 1986. 1977-1986, 192pp, frontis, 208 illus. SBS: The excellent series on liners. Each volume provides data on theûshipbuilder, tonnage, launch date, number of passengers and crew, togetherûwith a photograph of the vessel. View more info

The China Bird. The History of Captain Killick and the Firm he Founded: Killick Martin & Company.

By: Macgregor (D.R.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1961 rp 1986,

Seller ID: 3704


224pp, frontis, 187 illus, large format, dw. AJS: Revised and extended edition. For a quarter of a century (from 1852)ûhis firm was at the forefront of the China trade. View more info

Building the Emergency Fleet.

By: Mattox (W.C.) RP

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1920 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 796


xx + 280pp, 37 illus, 9 charts, dw. Publisher: This is the best account of the World War I emergency fleet,ûthe first such fleet to come into being. The author presents in detail theûdifficulties which had to be overcome in this experiment. The fleet was soûsuccessful that both Americans and British profited from it in World WarûII, at least 2000 good hulls being available. View more info

From Lake and River to Distant Oceans 1865 Brostroms 1965.

By: Mattsson (A.) Editor.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1965,

Seller ID: 7131


148pp, 212 illus, 19 colour illus (one folding), large format (30cm x 21.5), dw. AJS: The largest shipping concern in Sweden by the 1960s. View more info

Anchor Line 1856-1956.

By: McLellan (R.S.)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: 1956,

Seller ID: 5883


184pp, frontis, 43 illus, original black cloth, in original torn dw. SBS: The famous Glasgow shipping company had ships on the Far East and N. Atlantic routes as early as 1870. Gives ships requisitioned and men lost in both World Wars. View more info

The Second St Ola The Pentland Firth Sea Crossing 1951 to 1975.

By: McRobb (A.W.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1977, Shetland,

Seller ID: 8759


44pp, frontis, 14 illus, 2 maps, line illus, landscape format, printed stiffûpaper wrappers. View more info