Category: Merchant Marine


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Cattle Ships Being the Fifth Chapter of Mr Plimsoll's Appeal for Our Seamen.

By: Plimsoll (S.)

Price: £125.00

Publisher: 1890,

Seller ID: 2050

iv + 150pp, frontis, 45 illus, coloured endpapers, large format, original pictorial blue cloth. AJS: As a result of the campaign by Samuel Plimsoll the Merchant Shipping Act (1876) was passed, under which the Board of Trade was given powers to inspect vessels for their seaworthiness. Plimsoll also campaigned for improved conditions in cattle ships. A title which for some reason is usually found in poor state, this copy in good condition. View more info

Junius Smith A Biography of the Father of the Atlantic Liner.

By: Pond (E.L.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1927, New York,

Seller ID: 7658

ix + 292pp, frontis, later (1960s) dark green cloth. AJS: Founder of the British and American Steam Navigation Company. View more info

North Atlantic Panorama 1900-1976.

By: Ransome-Wallis (P.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1977,

Seller ID: 9442

192pp, double-page frontis, 3 colour illus (one double-page), 273 illus, 1 line illus, large format (30cm x 22cm), dw. AJS: A comprehensive photographic survey of the major transatlantic liners of the twentieth century. View more info

Ships and Sealing Wax.

By: Sanderson (B.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1967,

Seller ID: 5875

ix + 282pp, frontis, 12 illus, 3 maps, blue cloth, dw. NMM Cat, Vol 2, Pt 1, entry 1293: The author was chairman of Shaw Savill & Albion Co. Ltd. (1947-63), and president of the International Shipping Federation (1934-50). View more info

Valiant Voyaging A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945.

By: Saunders (H. St G.)

Price: £13.00

Publisher: 1948,

Seller ID: 7720

216pp, colour frontis, 12 illus, endpaper maps, pale blue cloth, dw. AJS: A standard history. View more info

Captain Nash Decost and the Liverpool Packets.

By: Sawtell (C.C.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1955, Mystic,

Seller ID: 6328

98pp, 16 illus, large format, printed green paper wrappers. AJS: No 28 in the Marine Historical Association series. The Western Ocean sailing packets carried the majority of passengers, mail and quality freight which passed from Europe to America, 1815-1840. View more info

The Lifeboat Launching Problem. 2. From Swung Out to the Water (with listed or rolling ship).

By: Schat (A.P.)

Price: £165.00

Publisher: 1932,

Seller ID: 3202

156pp, 135 photos and line illus, large handsome format (32cm x 25cm), original pictorial boards, some slight wear to binding. AJS: Published by A.P. Shat (Ref No 6/E) to promote his method for launching lifeboats in difficult conditions. NB: With a 12pp related brochure loosely inserted. View more info

Across the Irish Sea Belfast-Liverpool Shipping Since 1819.

By: Sinclair (R.C.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1990,

Seller ID: 3716

192pp, frontis, 134 illus, map, large format, dw. View more info

Out of Appledore. The Autobiography of a Coasting Shipmaster and Shipowner in the Last Days of Wooden Sailing Ships.

By: Slade (W.J.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1959 rp 1980,

Seller ID: 784

xxii + 124pp, 21 illus, pictorial stiff paper covers. AJS: This edition with a preface by Basil Greenhill. The life story of aûBritish coasting seaman, shipmaster, and shipowner, in the last years ofûsmall wooden, merchant sailing ships. View more info

Port Out Starboard Home.

By: Sproule (A.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1978,

Seller ID: 5948

128pp, 138 illus, endpaper illus, original blue cloth, dw. AJS: Passenger ships carried not only rich passengers, but also emigrantsûacross the Atlantic and colonial armies to the outposts of the Empire. View more info

The Ben Line 1825-1982 An Anecdotal History.

By: Strachan (M.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1992,

Seller ID: 4223

(vi), 248pp, 66 illus, genealogical table, 4 maps, dw. AJS: The author was chairman and chief executive of the Ben Line (based in Edinburgh). View more info

Cutty Sark A Brief Description of the Ship, Her Voyages and How She Came to Greenwich.

By: The Cutty Sark Society.

Price: £25.00

Publisher: 1957,

Seller ID: 9521

unpaginated 12pp, title illus, 7 illus, large format (27cm x 20cm),ûpictorial stiff paper wrappers.ûWith: 25th June 1957, Opening by Her Majesty the Queen of the Cutty Sark inûHer Permanent Berth at Greenwich, 4pp, title illus, full page line illus,ûwith printed wrapper. AJS: Original invitation along with presentation booklet for the openingûof the Cutty Sark at its permanent berth in Greenwich, 25th June, 1957. View more info

South Coast Pleasure Steamers.

By: Thornton (E.C.B.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1962,

Seller ID: 7730

xi + 180pp, frontis, 35 illus, red cloth, dw. AJS: A vanished world. Useful 30pp fleet list at end. View more info

The Pacific Princesses An Illustrated History of Canadian Pacific Railway's Princess Fleet on the Northwest Coast.

By: Turner (R.D.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1983, 5th printing,

Seller ID: 6536

xiii + 252pp, colour frontis, 232 illus, 32 line illus (many multi-view), 9 maps, large format (28.5cm x 22cm), dw. AJS: An account of the Canadian Pacific Railway's fleet. View more info

The Set of the Sails.

By: Villiers (A.J.) 2nd

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1949 rp 1974,

Seller ID: 640

248pp, 24 illus, dw. AJS: Story of Cape Horn seamen, early life in sail, whaling, Australianûsea life. View more info

The Way of a Ship.

By: Villiers (A.J.) 2nd

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1954 rp 1974,

Seller ID: 639

288pp, 74 illus, line illus in text, dw. AJS: sailing, handling square rigged sailing ships, theûmen, sailors, economics, standard case histories. View more info

The Quadruple Screw Turbine Driven Cunard Liner 'Aquitania' Constructed and Engined by Messrs John Brown and Co Ltd., Sheffield and Clydebank.

By: Warren (M.D.) Editor.

Price: £55.00

Publisher: 1914 rp 1988,

Seller ID: 1213

xiii + 84pp, 144 photos (many full page), 50 plans and line illus (many fullûpage and multi-view), large format (36cm x 27cm), dark blue cloth, dw (heavyûitem). AJS: Reprinted from the Engineering magazine issue of 1914, with aûdetailed commentary provided by Mark D. Warren. View more info

Clipper Ship to Motor Liner The Story of the New Zealand Shipping Company 1873-1939.

By: Waters (S.D.)

Price: £16.00

Publisher: 1939,

Seller ID: 7339

xviii + 110pp, frontis, 7 illus, original red cloth. AJS: Published by the company. View more info

Liners in Battledress. Wartime Camouflage and Colour Schemes for Passenger Ships.

By: Williams (D.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1989,

Seller ID: 3450

160pp, frontis, 266 illus, text figs, large format, dw. AJS: From the Boer war to the Falklands large passenger ships have been used as troopships, auxiliary cruisers, hospital ships, commerce raiders, depot ships and aircraft carriers. View more info