Category: Commerce/Trade


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Furness-Houlder Lines.

By: Middlemiss (N.L.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1991,

Seller ID: 5932

224pp, frontis, 96 illus, 2 text illus, original black cloth. dw. SBS: Written to celebrate the centenary of the Furness Withy Group, who took over Houlders in 1974. With detailed fleet lists. View more info

The Growth of English Oveseas Trade in the 17th and 18th Centuries.

By: Minchinton (W.E.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1969,

Seller ID: 10729

viii + 196pp, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. SBS: During this period English overseas trade expanded out of Europe.ûWe exchanged woollen textiles and iron, for tobacco, sugar, cotton andûsilk. View more info

Blyth, Greene, Jourdain & Company Limited 1810-1960.

By: Muir (A.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1961,

Seller ID: 5938

55pp, colour frontis, 3 colour plates, 5 plates, coloured endpapers, original decorated red cloth. SBS: The company traded with Mauritius, importing sugar and later developed business in Singapore and Malaya. View more info

Destination D-Day A Voyage on the Jeremiah O'Brien.

By: Nolte (C.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1994, San Francisco Chronicle,

Seller ID: 10371

(vii), 57pp, 22 illus, 4pp sketches, 3 charts, large format (27cm x 21cm),ûprinted pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: An account of the Liberty Ship SS Jeremiah O'Brien, her wartimeûexperiences, restoration and return to her home port San Francisco inûSeptember 1994. View more info

Trade in the Eastern Seas 1793-1813.

By: Parkinson (C.N.)

Price: £75.00

Publisher: 1937,

Seller ID: 1616

xii + 434pp, 8 illus, 2 maps, original dark green cloth, dw, and attractiveûcopy. Brown & Christie, entry 1495: Bibliography, pages 393-414.ûNMM Cat, Vol 5, Pt 1: See various entries for this title.ûAJS: This book recounts in great detail the story of the India and Chinaûtrade in the last years of the East India Company's monopoly. It followsûevents of the whole career of the East Indiamen - their building, arming,ûfreighting, and manning; and thence through the long voyage, to theûunloading of the return cargo. It describes the conditions under which theûpassengers travelled; the conv... View more info

George Bargebrick Esquire The Story of George Smeed the Brick and Cement King.

By: Perks (R-H.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1981, Rainham,

Seller ID: 8639

64pp, 69 illus, 9 line illus, 2 maps, large format (29.5cm x 24.5cm),ûpictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Smeed's shipyard launched 79 sailing vessels which included a numberûof enormous schooner, barquentine and even barque rigged sailing barges. View more info

The Last Cruise of H.M.S. 'Loo'.

By: Peterson (M.L.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1955,

Seller ID: 7227

ii + 55pp, frontis, 16 plates, original buff paper covers. SBS: Smithsonian Paper on the wreck of the British ship HMS Loo off Florida in February 1744, includes her muster list. View more info

When Luxury Went to Sea.

By: Phillips-Birt (D.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1971,

Seller ID: 5944

96pp, line illus, 94 illus, original red cloth, dw. SBS: Photographs of liner interiors and social life on board, 1850-1970. View more info

History of White Whale. Exploitation in Eastern Hudson Bya and James Bay.

By: Reeves (R.R.) & Mitchell (E.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1987,

Seller ID: 7278

45pp, 19 illus, 1 map, original laminated covers. SBS: Report on the history of White Whale fishing in Hudson Bay. View more info

Charleston Business on the Eve of the Revolution.

By: Sellers (L.) RP

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1934 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 841

xii + 262pp, decorated cloth. Publisher: This is a fine study of the workings of Southern trade on theûeve of the Revolution. It is a book that has long been referred to asûauthoritative and probably the only one on the subject. View more info

Thoughts on the Naval Strength of the British Empire.

By: Sinclair (J.)

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1782 rp 1971,

Seller ID: 789

58 + 52pp, 3 folding tables, original dark blue cloth. Pargellis & Medley, see various entries in this work.ûAJS: This work is in two parts, with separate titles to each. Sinclair wasûa prominent Scottish landowner and politician in the late eighteenthûcentury. He owned large estates in Caithness, which he represented inûParliament for many years. In 1793, Pitt appointed him to be the firstûpresident of the newly-formed Board of Agriculture.ûRemarkably industrious and energetic, Sinclair wrote voluminously on aûwide variety of topics. He devoted considerable attention to navalûaffairs,... View more info

Seafaring in Colonial Massachusetts. A Conference Held by The Colonial Society of Massachusetts. November 21 and 22, 1975.

By: The Colonial Society of Massachusetts.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1980,

Seller ID: 2080

xiv + 240pp, 68 illus, attractive production, dw. AJS: Consists of 9 papers covering all aspects of trade, vessels, charts,ûwhaling, smuggling etc, etc., View more info

Handbook and Guide to the Shipping Gallery in the Public Museums Liverpool.

By: The Public Museums Liverpool.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1932,

Seller ID: 1878

86pp, 12 plates, original grey paper wrappers. AJS: Primitive Craft, Sailing Ships, Merchant Sailing Ships, ClipperûShips, Last Days of Sail, Local Craft, Machine Driven Vessels, NauticalûInstruments. View more info

The Porstmouth Papers No 40. The Seaborne Trade of Portsmouth 1650-1800.

By: Thomas (J.H.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1984,

Seller ID: 10672

28pp, 6 illus, printed paper wrappers. View more info

Economic Survey of the American Merchant Marine.

By: US Maritime Commission. RP

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1937 rp 1974,

Seller ID: 844

85pp, decorated cloth. AJS: Numerous tables and background information.ûPublisher: This survey was instigated as a consequence of the MerchantûMarine Act of 1936. Its purpose was to discover the current status of theûmerchant marine, and whether and how it should be supported. View more info

Union Line A Short History of the Union Steamship Company of New Zealand Ltd. 1875-1951.

By: Waters (S.D.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: ND 1951,

Seller ID: 7133

148pp, colour frontis, 118 illus, endpaper maps, original decorated green cloth. AJS: The story of a shipping company of world-wide scope that was founded and is managed in New Zealand. View more info

Diamonds and Coral Anglo-Dutch Jews and Eighteenth Century Trade.

By: Yogev (G.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1978,

Seller ID: 816

360pp, tables, dw. AJS: A study of the activities of English Jews in international tradeûduring the 18th century..includes a detailed investigation of the house ofûIsrael Levin Solomons, which dealt in the re-export of colonial goods. View more info