Category: Merchant Marine


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The Wanderer of Liverpool.

By: Masefield (J.) USA

Price: £65.00

Publisher: 1930, New York, Ltd ed,

Seller ID: 9627

ix + 138pp, colour frontis, 38 illus, 4 plans (3 folding), original green cloth, somewhat faded. AJS: In a limited edition of 350 numbered copies, signed by Masefield, this being copy No 155. NB: The Wanderer was built in 1886, a full rigged ship (Yard No 127; 2040 tons net register; carrying about 3150 tons). Built by the firm of Messrs W.H. Potter & Co, Queen's Dock, Liverpool. View more info

Clippers for the Record.

By: Matheson (M.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1984,

Seller ID: 7960

161pp, 21 illus, map, original stiff paper wrappers. SBS: The Story of Ship Thermopylae, S.S.Aberdeen and Captain CharlesûMatheson. View more info

Mersey Ferries Vol 1. Woodside to Eastham.

By: Maund (T.B.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1991,

Seller ID: 3689

192pp, 138 illus, facsims in text, large format, pictorial boards. AJS: A later volume covered the Wallasey ferries. View more info

Irrawaddy Flotilla.

By: McCrae (A.) & Prentice (A.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1978,

Seller ID: 1416

195pp, 20 illus, 4 line illus, 2 maps, dw. AJS: Formed in 1852 with four paddle steamers sent by the Bengal Marine toûBurma for the prosecution of the second Burma War; The Irrawaddy Flotillaûbecame a private enterprise in 1865 and grew into the greatest river fleetûthe world has ever known. View more info

Echoes of Old Clyde Paddle Wheels. The First Sixty Years from the Comet of 1812.

By: McQueen (A.) RP

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1924 rp 2001,

Seller ID: 8059

xii + 196pp, double page frontis, 30 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: The first sixty years of the Clyde steamboats. View more info

German Ocean Liners of the 20th Century.

By: Miller (W. H.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1989,

Seller ID: 699

AJS: The work is dominated by two famous companies, Hamburg America andûNorth German Lloyd, two world wars, and one guiding genius, Albert Ballin. View more info

British Ocean Liners A Twilight Era, 1960-85.

By: Miller (W.H.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1986, New York,

Seller ID: 5920

136pp, frontis, 186 illus, endpaper illus, square format, original black cloth, dw. View more info

Empire Ships of World War II.

By: Mitchell (W.H.) & Sawyer (L.A.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1965,

Seller ID: 8630

viii + 120pp, frontis, 7 illus, 32 line illus, pictorial laminated boards, slight wear to spine. AJS: Standardised ship construction in WW2. View more info

Sailing Ship to Supertanker.

By: Mitchell (W.H.) & Sawyer (L.A.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1987,

Seller ID: 3022

264pp, 14 illus, dw. AJS: The story of the ships used to transport crude oil and its products,ûfrom the sailing ships of the 1850s, to the supertankers of the 1970s,ûuses the Anglo-American Oil Co as a case history. View more info

Origins, Orient and Oriana.

By: Morris (C.F.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1980,

Seller ID: 2044

xx + 489pp, 7 colour illus, 175 half tone illus, 30 diags, large format, dw. AJS: History of the Orient Line through the eyes of the company's chiefûnaval architect. View more info

Union-Castle Chronicle 1853-1953.

By: Murray (M.)

Price: £55.00

Publisher: 1953,

Seller ID: 1613

xvii + 392pp, frontis, 4 photogravure plates, 6 colour plates, 137 illus, large handsome format. AJS: Still the standard company history. View more info

Canadian Pacific Afloat 1883-1968.

By: Musk (G.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1968,

Seller ID: 7980

vi + 106pp, 73 illus, 3 maps, original paper covers. SBS: A short history and fleet list. View more info

A History of Williams, Dimond & Co Since 1862.

By: Nerney (M.T.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1988, San Francisco,

Seller ID: 7118

152pp, 150 illus, endpaper maps, large format (27cm x 18.5cm), decorated blue cloth. AJS: Established in the 1850s with a range of interests in shipping and commerce. View more info

The New Zealand Shipping Company's Pocket-Book an Interesting Guide for Passengers by the Company's Steamers, and Containing Information of General Interest to All Travellers to the Dominion.

By: New Zealand Shipping Company.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: 1908,

Seller ID: 6160

ix + 159pp, portrait frontis, 16 colour illus, 5 illus, 2 folding maps in colour, 2pp flags in colour, small format, original decorated blue cloth, an attractive copy. AJS: A practical guide, complete with fleet list and attractive illustrations. View more info

Problems of Ship Management and Operation 1870-1900.

By: NMM Monograph No 5. Greenhill (B.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1972,

Seller ID: 10719

29pp, 3 illus, 4 diags, pictorial paper covers. View more info

Hain of St. Ives.

By: O'Donoghue (K.J.) & Appleyard (H.S.)

Price: £8.00

Publisher: 1986,

Seller ID: 773

132pp, frontis, 202 illus, printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: The Hain Steamship Company was founded in St. Ives Cornwall andûremained a major force in shipping until its takeover by P&O in 1917. View more info

From Cape to Cape the History of Lyle Shipping Company.

By: Orbell (J.) & Green (E.) & Moss (M.)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: 1978,

Seller ID: 38

xiii + 239pp, 75 illus, numerous graphs, very detailed ships list, dw. AJS: 200 years of Lyle Shipping from its base in the West of Scotlandû1791-1977, extensive appendices includes detailed ship lists. View more info

Orient Line RMS "Orama" 20,000 Tons.

By: Orient Line.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1930?

Seller ID: 10708

unpaginated, 16pp, frontis, 7 photos (internal views), printed grey paperûwrappers. AJS: Promotional brochure issued by the Orient Line. The Orama wasûspecially designed for the mail and passenger service of the Orient Lineûbetween England and Australia. Note this item has been folded at someûtime. View more info

The Ships and Sailors of Old Salem.

By: Paine (R.D.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1927, rev ed,

Seller ID: 3649

xvii + 471pp, frontis, 63 illus, attractive maroon cloth. Preface: Taken from log books, sea journals, and other manuscripts hitherto unpublished (most of them written during the years between the Revolution and the War of 1812). Revised with a new preface by the author and with a new and complete index. View more info

Twelve Hundred Miles for Thirty Shillings.

By: Paterson (L.)

Price: £13.00

Publisher: 1988,

Seller ID: 7825

127pp, 88 illus, original green cloth, dw. SBS: Coastal cruising from the Clyde, very good photographs, especially of Cork before WW1. View more info