Category: Docks/Ports/Buildings


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Shipshape and Bristol Fashion.

By: Anon.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: ND 1950,

Seller ID: 5884

viii + 110pp, colour frontis, 4 colour illus, 40 illus, original blue cloth. SBS: Bristol as a shipbuilding port, including the Great Eastern, The Bristol City Line 1879-. View more info

Anvers Port de Mer Description du Port et des Establissements Maritimes d'Anvers. D'Apres les Documents les Plus Recents.

By: Anon.

Price: £95.00

Publisher: 1885, Bruxelles,

Seller ID: 4692

318pp, 37 folding plates, 40 text plates, 4 maps, original half calf withûsome wear to top of spine. AJS; History of the port and its activities along with a detailedûdescription of its facilities, equipment, docks etc. View more info

The Ports, Arsenals, and Dockyards of France.

By: By a Traveller. [Kirwan (A.V.)]

Price: £350.00

Publisher: 1861,

Seller ID: 466

xx + 299pp, frontis chart, later half calf (1960s), bookplate, an attractiveûcopy. AJS: Published anonymously, however, the author was in fact Andrew Kirwan.ûA study of the progress made and now making (1840) by our nearestûneighbour, and most formidable as well as implacable rival...i.e theûFrench. The bookplate is that of the Royal Artillery Regimental Library.ûThe author visited Harvre, Cherbourg, Brest, Port Louis, L'Orient,ûRochefort, Marseilles, Toulon, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Dunkirk, St Servan andûBayonne. View more info

Maritime Greenwich.

By: Carr (F.G.G.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1974,

Seller ID: 7575

booklet, 24pp, 35 colour illus, coloured pictorial paper wrappers. SBS: Frank Carr was the Director of the National Maritime Museum, as well as being the man who brought the Cutty Sark to Greenwich! View more info

The History of Harwich Lights and Their Owners.

By: Chaplin (W.R.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1951,

Seller ID: 9085

34pp, 14 illus, 2 maps, original white cloth. SBS: A learned article on Harwich Lighthouses and their owners extractedûfrom 'The American Neptune'. View more info

The Royal Dockyards 1690-1850 Architecture and Engineering Works of the Sailing Navy.

By: Coad (J.C.)

Price: £185.00

Publisher: 1989,

Seller ID: 6088

xxvi + 399pp, 226 illus, 66 plans and charts, 12 line illus, 20 chartsû(two-tone colour), large format (30cm x 21cm), attractive cloth, originalûdw. AJS: Describes the architecture, engineering works and organization ofûBritish naval bases at home and overseas between 1690 and 1850. The authorûexplains the vital contribution these bases made to British sea power,ûenabling Britain to build and maintain the huge fleets of the eighteenthûand early nineteenth centuries and to sustain their crews.ûPublished in a small print run and went out-of-print within a year.ûThis is an uncommon title ... View more info

A Cheap and Simple Mode of Protecting our Mercantile Ports & Navigable Rivers: Addressed to Those Entrusted with our Security, and the Inhabitants of the Coast Towns of the United Kingdom.

By: Coles (Capt C.)

Price: £30.00

Publisher: 1859,

Seller ID: 5249

14pp, later (1960s) wrappers, in protective glassine envelope. AJS: Pamphlet from the officer who went on to design the first turretûship, HMS Captain (1870). View more info

Southsea Castle.

By: Corney (A.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1967 rp 1968,

Seller ID: 8981

23pp, 6 illus, landscape format, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Built to protect the Solent. This copy with additional 6pp printedûinsertion View more info

History of Polperro.

By: Couch (J.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1871 rp 1965, Newcastle,

Seller ID: 9584

96pp (inc 5pp adverts), map frontis, 10 line drawings, original red cloth,ûdw. SBS: Includes privateering and smuggling. View more info

Contributions to the Maritime History of Great Britain.

By: Crighton (J.) Compiler.

Price: £18.00

Publisher: ND 1950,

Seller ID: 8241

95pp, 70 illus, pale grey cloth. AJS: An account of the Orchard Shipbuilding Yard and the East India Graving Dock, along with other shipbuilders on the Thames (1750-1950). View more info

A Short History of Devonport Royal Dockyard.

By: Dicker (G.)

Price: £12.00

Publisher: ND 1971,

Seller ID: 8977

37pp, text illus, large format (29.5cm x 21cm), printed stiff paperûwrappers. AJS: Typescript and bound in wrappers. View more info

HMS Vernon 1872-1972 Centenary A Short History of the Establishment.

By: Dicker (Lt S.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: 1972,

Seller ID: 10692

29pp, 22 illus, pictorial paper wrappers. View more info

Port of Baltimore Handbook.

By: Dougherty (M.E.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: ND 1966,

Seller ID: 6756

126pp, 58 illus, 21 plans, paper covers. SBS: History of this great American Seaport up to 1966. View more info

The Portsmouth Papers No 11. Portsmouth and the Fall of the Puritan Republic.

By: Dymond (D.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1971,

Seller ID: 10680

21pp, 4 illus, map, printed paper wrappers. View more info

Our Gibraltar A Short History of the Rock.

By: Ellicott (D.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: 1975, Gibraltar,

Seller ID: 10710

(iv), 130pp, title illus, 8 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: A good local study, with a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, VarylûBegg. View more info

Gibraltar Yesterday Years. A Pictorial History of the Rock of Gibraltar.

By: Fernandez (J.J.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: 1977-78, Gibraltar,

Seller ID: 10709

as issued in two parts, landscape format, original pictorial stiff paperûwrappers.û(1) 60pp, 54 illus, plan.û(2) 60pp, 54 illus, plan. AJS: Based on the author's large postcard collection, published by theûGibraltar Chronicle newspaper. View more info

Lisbon as a Port Town the British Seaman and Other Maritime Themes.

By: Fisher (S.) Editor.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: 1988,

Seller ID: 8677

vi + 143pp, 10 illus, pictorial stiff paper wrappers. AJS: Exeter Maritime Studies No 2. Seven papers, including: Crewing onûArctic Whaling Vessels; Prince William's Descent on Devon 1688; Decline ofûBritish Shipbuilding since 1945. View more info

Essays and Letters on Subjects Conducive to the Improvement and Extension of Inland Communication and Transport. By Thomas Grahame Esq. Presented to Michael Faraday Esquire., Royal Institution, Albemarle Street.

By: Grahame (T.)

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1835,

Seller ID: 8823

61pp, large format (27cm x 21.5cm), without wrappers. AJS: Suggestions for improving transport costs and the carrying capacityûon rivers and canals. This copy presented to Michael Faraday Esq, RoyalûInstitution, Albemarle Street. View more info

The Liberty of the Water of the Thamer - With Particular Reference to 1760-61.

By: Hearn (J.R.) Compiler.

Price: £45.00

Publisher: 1965,

Seller ID: 7273

60pp, frontis, 8 illus tipped-in on text pages, map, tables, large formatû(33cm x 20.5cm), original blue paper wrappers, title pasted on front cover. SBS: Includes a complete schedule of the 1050 ships from which dues wereûcollected from ports in the river Thamer 1760-1761.ûAJS: This article has been prepared from documents and papers formerly theûproperty of Captain Edward Hawkins, RN (1765-1839), found in 'DuncanûHouse' Saltash. uopn the death of Miss Mary G.C. Hawkins in 1959. Asûreagrds the year 1760-61 the schedule of Cornish shipping has beenûabstracted from an old ledger the prop... View more info

The Portsmouth Papers No 19. Portsmouth and the Crimean War.

By: Hoad (M.J.) & Temple Patterson (Prof A.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: 1973,

Seller ID: 10675

22pp, 12 illus, printed paper wrappers. View more info