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Thames & Mersey Marine Insurance Company Limited 1860-1960.

By: Anon.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1960,

Seller ID: 9475

82pp, colour frontis, colour illus, 37 illus, large format (25cm x 21cm), original full green calf, title on front board. AJS: The development of marine insurance from the 1850s. This is the presentation deluxe edition. View more info

Bold Century.

By: Anon.

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1959,

Seller ID: 7804

112pp, colour frontis, 91 illus, large format (28cm x 21cm), original red cloth. SBS: The New Zealand Insurance Co Ltd. 1859-1959. View more info

The Industrial Resources of the District of the Three Northern Rivers, the Tyne, Wear, and Tees, Including the Reports on the Local Manufactures, Read Before the British Association, in 1863.

By: Armstrong (Sir W.G.) Bell (I.L.) Taylor (J.) & Richardson (Dr.)

Price: £225.00

Publisher: 1864, London and Newcastle-upon-Tyne,

Seller ID: 9539

xlii + 307pp, lacks frontis, double-page plate (HM Iron-Cased Screw Frigate 'Defence'), 16 text illus, 7 folding plates, 5 folding maps (two heightened in colour), substantial format, original highly decorated green cloth, spine neatly repaired and new endpapers. AJS: Uncommon, a standard reference to the trade and commerce of the region. Note this copy lacks the frontis piece, else complete. Includes reports: (1) Coal, Coke and Coal Mining. (2) Metallurgy of the District. (3) Chemical Manufactures of the District. (4) Vitreous and Ceramic Manufactures of the District. (5) The Manufacture of P... View more info

The North Sea. A Highway of Economic and Cultural Exchange Character-History.

By: Bang-Andersen (A.) Greenhill (B.) Grude (E.H.) Editors.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1985,

Seller ID: 177

278pp, 100 photos, 41 maps and charts, 47 line illus, dw. AJS: Collected papers published by Stavanger Maritime Museum and theûNational Maritime Museum, Greenwich.ûThe Clinker Built Boats of the North Sea, 300-1000 AD by A. Evans.ûThe Timber Trade; The Case of Dutch Norwegian Relations in the 17thûCentury by J.R.Bruijn.ûNorth Sea Warfare in the 17th and 18th Century by B. Kolltveit.ûShipbuilding in the 17th and 18th Centuries. The Wasa as a product ofûDutch Shipbuilding by C.O.Cederland.ûSteam Enters the North Sea by A. Pearsall.ûThe North Sea in Two World Wars by G. Till. 17 papers ... View more info

Gellatly's 1862-1962 A Short History of the Firm.

By: Blake (G.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1962,

Seller ID: 4295

(viii), 178pp, frontis, 17 plates, green cloth, dw. AJS: Trading in Arab and African countries around the Red Sea. View more info

The Shipmasters Assistant and Commercial Digest.

By: Blunt (J.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1837 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 135

xii + 672pp, decorated cloth. AJS: A compendium of commercial shipping information from the days ofûsail, widely circulated designed primarily for the sea captain.ûPublisher: This most useful book was circulated widely in the days ofûsail. It was designed primarily for the sea captain who, in addition toûship handling, was obliged to do a great deal of paper work and carry onûnegotiations in foreign ports. The work is a compendium of commercialûshipping information and is written for those who carry out research inûthis aspect of shipping. Answers to many questions arereadily available ... View more info

Ships We See.

By: Bowen (F.C.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: ND 1930,

Seller ID: 5880

viii + 311pp, 100 illus, original grey cloth. SBS: A survey of world ships, from super liners to light ships, well illustrated. View more info

Last of the Line, the History of a Kentish Seafaring Family.

By: Brewer (Rear Ad G.M.K.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 2000,

Seller ID: 9107

v + 114pp, 6 colour illus, 21 illus, large format (30cm x 21.5cm) original dark blue cloth, with title on front board. SBS: Admiral Brewer traces his ancestors, a seafaring family, including a grandfather who was in the coastguard and a father who was a pilot with the Dover Pilot Office throughout WW2. NB: Privately published by the author. View more info

Sea Killers in Disguise. Q Ships and Decoy Raiders of WW1.

By: Bridgland (T.)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: 1999,

Seller ID: 2380

xiii + 274pp, 32 illus, 5 maps, dw. AJS: Little in print on this subject. View more info

James Finlay & Company Limited Manufacturers and East India Merchants 1750-1950.

By: Brogan (C.) Compiler.

Price: £125.00

Publisher: 1951,

Seller ID: 1509

xix + 276pp, frontis, 71 illus, folding plan, folding genealogy, attractive production in half red/white cloth, decorated front board, large format (26 cm x 17cm), in an edition of 100 copies, this being No 99, signed on the verso of the title page by the Chariman of James Finlay & Co. Hanham, entry 10025: An important business history. View more info

The French War on Trade: Privateering 1793-1815.

By: Crowhurst (P.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1989,

Seller ID: 1326

ix + 251pp, dw, a very good clean copy. AJS: A detailed study of the nature and practice of the French attack onûBritish commerce during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. View more info

English Merchant Shipping and Anglo-Dutch Rivalry in the Seventeenth Century.

By: Davis (R.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1975,

Seller ID: 1790

(iv), 36pp, 25 illus, landscape format (18cm x 24cm), pictorial paperûwrappers. AJS: Chapters include: England's maritime expansion; the ships; theûseamen; the politics. View more info

A Commercial Revolution, Historical Association. English Overseas Trade in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.

By: Davis (R.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1967,

Seller ID: 9574

24pp, original decorated stiff paper covers. SBS: During the period from the English Restoration to AmericanûIndependence England expanded her overseas Trade, especially toûour new colonies in America and the West Indies. View more info

The Old China Trade.

By: Dulles (F.R.) RP

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1930 rp 1970,

Seller ID: 830

228pp, 12 illus, decorated cloth. Albion, page 189: A very readable survey.ûPublisher: At a time when international interest is focused on Chinaûopening its doors to trade, this publication has a special topicality.ûFoster Rhea Dulles describes the China trade of 1784-1844. The comparisonûof Sino-American relations now and then cannot fail to absorb the readerûinterested in world trade. View more info

Neath Swaying Spars The Story of the Trading Scows of New Zealand.

By: Eaddy (P.A.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1939,

Seller ID: 2905

223pp, frontis, 14 illus, original printed pictorial boards. AJS: A type of vessel which was already in decline by the late 1930s. View more info

Ventures in Sail Aspects of Maritime History of Gwynedd, 1840-1914, and the Liverpool Connection.

By: Eames (A.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1987,

Seller ID: 396

320pp, 24pp appendices, 38 photos, large format, in full colour stiff paperûcovers. AJS: The maritime villages of north west Wales 1830-1914 had much inûcommon with similar communities in Scandinavia and the eastern seaboard ofûNorth America.ûNB: Includes detailed fleet lists, owners details etc., View more info

Ships and Seamen of Anglesey 1558-1918. Studies in Maritime and Local History.

By: Eames (A.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1973 rp 1981,

Seller ID: 397

674pp, 50 plates, 6 text illus, 3 charts, one folding map, substantialûformat, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: The story of the development of a maritime community over theûcenturies, put together from crew agreement lists, log books, privateûpapers, tape recorded memoirs etc.,ûEames was Senior Lecturer in Education at the University College of NorthûWales, Bangor. View more info

Heir of Adventure The Story of Brown, Shipley & Co. Merchant Bankers 1810-1960.

By: Ellis (A.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1960,

Seller ID: 7638

vi + 165pp, colour frontis, 18 illus, dw. AJS: A standard company history. View more info

Full & Down.

By: Escombe (W.M.L.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: ND 1954,

Seller ID: 5899

v + 90pp, frontis, 32 illus, original blue cloth. SBS: The History of Escombe, McGrath - Freight Brokers. View more info

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