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Glossaire Nautique Repertoire Polyglotte de Termes de Marine Anciens et Modernes.

By: Jal (A.) Cloth

Price: £450.00

Publisher: 1848 rp 1964, Paris,

Seller ID: 11256


two volumes complete, printed in double column, large handsome formatû(29cm x 24cm), in canvas style cream cloth binding, a high quality fineûreprint.û(1) 840pp, engraved plate and 188 engraved text illus.û(2) 751pp, engraved plate and 89 engraved text illus. Pagination followsûthrough from volume 1. Craig, page 40: This work contains in one alphabetical sequence words fromûLatin, Greek, Modern Greek, French, Old French, Italian, Portugese,ûSwedish, Dutch, Breton, Genoese, Basque, Catalan, Maltese, and otherûdialects and tongues; comparatively little in English, German andûRussian; a ... View more info

Catalogue of an Exhibition of Naval Records at the Public Records Office.

By: Jenkinson (H.) Editor.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1950,

Seller ID: 5123


53pp, 4 plates (with 7 views), 10 text illus, pictorial paper wrappers. AJS: An exhibition of manuscripts and related material. 71 entriesûdescribed in some detail. View more info

A Sea of Words A Lexicon and Companion for Patrick O'Brian's Seafaring Tales.

By: King (D.) Hattendorf (J.B.) & Worth Estes (J.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1995,

Seller ID: 581


(viii), 411pp, 22 illus, 4 maps, stiff paper covers. AJS: The ultimate companion book for Patrick O'Brian readers. More thanû5000 words and phrases defined and explained. View more info

Seemannsprache. Wortgeschichtliches Handbuch Deutscher Schifferausdrucke Alterer und Neuerer Zeit auf Veranlassung des Koniglich Preussischen Ministeriums der Geistlichen, Unterrichts-und Medizonal-Angelegenheiten.

By: Kluge (F.)

Price: £165.00

Publisher: 1911,

Seller ID: 1074


xi + 847pp, substantial format (28cm x 21cm), marbled endpapers, inûoriginal brown half goat, raised bands down spine, gilt devices, a goodûclean copy. Craig, page 72: 1908-1911, 5 parts.ûAJS: The definitions are only in German but are very full and detailed. View more info

Dictionnaire Militaire, ou Recueil Alphabetique de Tous les Termes Propres a l'Art de la Guerre, sur ce qui Regarde la Tactique, le Genie, l'Artillerie, la Subsistance des Troupes, et la Marine, etc, etc.

By: La Chenaye (Aubert de)

Price: £350.00

Publisher: 1745, 2nd ed rev, Paris,

Seller ID: 11243


two volumes (two volumes in six parts), original full calf, raised bandsûdown spine, attractive labels, head and tail bands, an attractive set.û(1) viii + 592pp, folding table.û(2) ii + 564pp, errata page for both volumes. AJS: Note that pages 569-576 (one section) in volume one has beenûmisplaced after page 552, nevertheless the work is complete as published.ûAn attractive work apparently not listed by Jean Polak.ûOne thing. The author's name is spelt Francois Alexandre Aubert de laûChenaye-Desbois on the title page and not Chesnaye-Desbois as is oftenûshown in printed references.ûCr... View more info

Middle English Sea Terms [I] The Ship's Hull.

By: Liljegren (S.B.) & Sandahl (B.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1951, Upsala,

Seller ID: 11271


235pp, original printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Published by the English Institute in the University of Upsala in theûseries Essays and Studies on English Language and Literature. There was aûlater volume on Masts, Spars, and Sails.ûCraig, page 112: In two parts (1) The Ship's Hull. (2) Masts, Spars, andûSails. View more info

A Guide to the Manuscripts at the National Maritime Museum.

By: Lindsay-MacDougall (K.F.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1960,

Seller ID: 1791


20pp text, 13 plates at end, large format, pictorial paper covers. AJS: Issued by the NMM as a basic illustrated guide to their holdings. View more info

Diccionario Marino Espanol-Ingles [& Ingles-Espanol] para el uso del Colegio Naval. Por el Jefe de Escuadra de la Armada.

By: Martinez de Espinosa y Tacon (J.J.)

Price: £120.00

Publisher: 1849 rp 1989, Madrid,

Seller ID: 11246


two volumes bound as one, attractive half calf, marbled paper over boards,ûraised bands, red leather label, a handsome production.û(1) (xii), 280pp, 2 illus. (2) (xii), 486pp, illus. Craig, page 41: Entry confirms these details.ûAJS: A handsome reprint of this standard Spanish work, with definitions inûSpanish-English (part one) and English-Spanish (part two). View more info

Shipping Business and Maritime Economics An Annotated International Bibliography.

By: McConville (J.) & Rickaby (G.)

Price: £12.95

Publisher: 1995,

Seller ID: 1108


xviii + 493pp, blue cloth. AJS: Chapters cover: Reference works, seaborne trade, markets, ports, sea canals and waterways, management, law, insurance, flag and fleets development, policy and regulation, etc, etc., View more info

Bibliographie de L'Histoire des Grands Routes Maritimes. IV Royaume Uni.

By: Minchinton (Prof W.E.) Compiler.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1973, Lisbon,

Seller ID: 8824


390pp, large format (28cm x 21cm), printed stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Sponsored by the Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, this bibliography ofûbooks, articles and theses published or presented in Great Britain andûIreland between 1932 and 1967. A total of 4826 entries giving: author,ûtitle, date and pagination, subdivided into four areas of interest. View more info

Guide to British Naval Papers in North America.

By: Morriss (R.) Compiler.

Price: £35.00

Publisher: 1994,

Seller ID: 310


xxii + 416pp, frontis, decorated blue cloth. AJS: Treatises; Government Records; Fleet Records; Ship Records; PersonalûPapers; Artificial Collections (chapter headings); with details of theûLibraries etc., With full Indexes, Chronological, Ship, and General. View more info

Catalogue of the Library, Vol 5, Pt 1, Naval History The Middle Ages to 1815.

By: National Maritime Museum.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1977,

Seller ID: 120


x + 210pp, 12 plates, large format (25cm x 19cm), dw, in original box asûissued by the publisher. AJS: 2318 entries divided into periods....Mediaeval, Sixteenth Century,ûSeventeenth Century, Eighteenth Century (to 1815), General Works, with aûfull index.ûPossibly the most useful work yet to appear on the subject, the moreûimportant works are described and commented upon in some detail. View more info

Catalogue of the Library, Vol 1, Voyages and Travel.

By: National Maritime Museum.

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1968,

Seller ID: 116


xii + 404pp, 8 plates, 2 large folding plans, large format (25cm x 19cm),ûdw, in original box as issued by the publisher. AJS: 1200 entries, collective voyages, circumnavigation, Africa, America,ûE.Indies, Europe, Mediterranean, Polar Voyaging, with full index and anûindex of ships. The commentary and annotations are very useful. View more info

Guide to the Manuscripts in the National Maritime Museum. Vol 1, The Personal Collections.

By: National Maritime Museum. Knight (Dr R.J.B) Editor.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1977,

Seller ID: 121


xxiv + 234pp, frontis, endpaper illus, embossed front board, dark blueûcloth. AJS: Guide to 300 groups of papers on individuals connected with the RoyalûNavy and the Merchant Marine. Includes Collingwood, Carew, Cochrane,ûDuncan, Graves, Jervis, Nelson, Nepean, Pellew, etc., View more info

Guide to the Manuscripts in the National Maritime Museum. Vol 2, Public Records, Business Records, and Artificial Collections.

By: National Maritime Museum. Knight (Dr R.J.B) Editor.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: 1980,

Seller ID: 122


xxxiii + 216pp, frontis, dark blue cloth. AJS: Companion to above. View more info

A Catalogue of a Special Exhibition of Manuscripts, Books, Portraits and Personal Relics of Nathaniel Bowditch (1773-1838).

By: Peabody Museum.

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1937, Salem,

Seller ID: 2355


iv + 40pp text, 7 plates, original grey wrappers. AJS: Held at the Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts from 15th May to 15th September, 1937. View more info

Bibliographie Maritime Francaise - Depuis les Temps les Plus Recules jusqu'a 1914.

By: Polak (J.) Leather

Price: £120.00

Publisher: 1976, Grenoble,

Seller ID: 11249


367pp, 20 plates, 18pp blank (notes personnelles), 15pp index (index desûbatiments, avec index thematique, coloured endpapers, teg, large formatû(32cm x 26cm), original red calf, gilt devices down spine, and to boards, aûhandsome production. AJS: Still the standard bibliography and guide to printed works on Frenchûnaval history. Printed in double column, 9267 entries. Gives: author,ûtitle, place of publication, date of publication, and full bibliographicalûdetails.ûNote this is the deluxe edition bound in full calf, one of fifty copies,ûthis being No 9. View more info

The Development of the Boat. A Select Bibliography.

By: Sanderson (M.) Compiler.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1971,

Seller ID: 63


viii + 120pp, large format, 21cm x 29cm, pictorial stiff paper covers. AJS: 1446 entries; The first attempt to list the major published sourcesûin this field. It is in two parts. The first deals with contemporaryûdescriptions of boats all over the world; the second comprises reports andûstudies of ancient boats (with full index of 14pp). View more info

An Universal Military Dictionary, A Copious Explanation of the Technical Terms etc. Used in the Equipment, Machinery, Movements, and Military Operations of an Army.

By: Smith (Capt G.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1779 rp 1969, Ottawa,

Seller ID: 11286


xvii + 329pp, title illus, 16 plates (some folding), tables in the text,ûprinted in double column, full brown cloth, leather label to spine, inûglassine wrapper, an attractive copy. AJS: Captain George Smith compiled the first comprehensive militaryûdictionary to be printed in English while he was Ispector of the RoyalûMilitary Academy at Woolwich. In 336 pages of text and 16 plates; withûnumerous folding tables and charts, he produced the most important 18thûcentury book on terminology that exists today.ûThis fine reprint is in an edition of 700 numbered copies, this being Noû477. View more info