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The Rise of Modern Egypt. A Century and a Half of Egyptian History, 1798-1957

By: Annesley, George

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Durham, The Pentland Press, Bishop Auckland: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113262


An EXCELLENT MINT 'As New' Copy. In Fine Black cloth with Bright Gilt titling. In the Original Fine Pictorial dustjacket. NOT Price-clipped. NO Marks. NOT Inscribed, 511pp. Unillustrated, with a 'Chronological Table of Events', an Appendix, Notes, and a Bibliography. A background to the Suez Crisis. Charts Egypt from its days as an Outpost of the Ottoman Empire. Looks at Mohammed Ali, the Albanian Soldier of Fortune, his Son, Ibrahim Pasha, Ismahl Pasha & President Nasse... View more info

The Book of Fishes - (Class PISCES)

By: Anon

Price: £45.00

Publisher: West Strand, London, John W. Parker: 1845

Edition: Fifth Edition

Seller ID: 110063


In the original blind-stamped (decorated) brown cloth boards with bright gilt titling 'Book of Fishes' to the front board. Boards are a little patchily faded/marked but tight and sound and the book looks good. Printed by Harrison and Co. , London. The page fore-edges are slightly browned and there is some very light foxing, a few marks and some inky 'Thumbing', but overall the book is pretty clean, thight and bright. There is a former owners' note in Welsh on the front f... View more info

The Cabin Boy's Story A Semi-Nautical Romance. Founded on Fact

By: Anon ( Maitland, James A. )

Price: £22.00

Publisher: Florida, Mnemosyne: 1969

Edition: Reprint (1st Mnemosyne)

Seller ID: 108885


Dark Grey cloth bound boards. With Bright Silver titling/decoration. Overall near 'As New'. An Excellent Clean, Tight and Bright copy. 1st Thus. 8vo Thick. FACSIMILE Reprint. Reprinted from a copy in the Fisk University Library Negro Collection, originally printed in 1854. 438 pp. Illustrated in Black and White. Author was James A. Maitland, ("by the author of "Pirate Doctor", "The Lawyer's Story", "The Old Doctor", "The Old Doctor", &... View more info

The Nautical Magazine for 1876. New Series. A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLV No. I. January, 1876 to No. XII. December, 1876.

By: Anon/Various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113038


In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front board is completely detached, and the rear hinge of the spine is splitting down most of the length, but holding. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned. However in very good condition internally, tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service Library - Crew's Library with their book plate on... View more info

The Nautical Magazine for 1875. New Series. a Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected with Maritime Affairs. Volume XLIV No. I. January, 1875 to No. XII. December, 1875.

By: Anon/various

Price: £75.00

Publisher: London, Simpkin, Marshall & Co. , and J. D. Potter,: 1875

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113039


In original half leather/marbled boards, gilt titling to the spine. The boards and the leather spine and corners are very rubbed and worn, the front and rear boards are completely detached. Page fore-edges are dusty/browned and stained. Internally in very good condition, with a VERY little sporadic foxing/staining here and there, but tightly bound, and generally very clean. Formerly in the Seafarers' Education Service library - Crew's Library with their book plate on the... View more info

The Petrified Mariner

By: Baker, Denys Val

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, William Kimber: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 108645


Blue boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. Boards have a very little edge 'fading', hardly noticable, o/w VG, clean and crisp cornered. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. Wrapper illustration by Donald Swan. Some general slight shelfwear and the rear dustjacket cover, which is plain grey/silver is speckled all over in white - from ? Rubbing or adhereing to another surface ? But it looks uniformly 'pretty/patterned', and is quite attractive! ... View more info

Dunkirk The Great Escape

By: Barker, A.J.

Price: £8.50

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 110620


Laminated pictorial card covers. No dustjacket as issued. The covers have a faded spine with the lettering just visable. The front cover also has a crease line running down the top right corner. Otherwise No Inscriptions or other Marks. 240pp. Illustrated in b/w. Two Appendices; Bibliography; Index. Apart from the faded spine, etc, as detailed above, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright, copy. " A. J. Barker takes a new and penetrating look at the event... View more info

Dirty Little Collier

By: Batten, John

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co.: 1946/7

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110924


Orange Boards with black titling to the spine and front cover. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. The dustjacket has some edge wear to the extremities, some slight discolouration to the paper and a closed tear which is neatly repaired to the inside with clear archive tape. The paper is uniformly cream, otherwise there are No Inscriptions or other Marks. 151 pp. Overall, apart from the 'faults', as detailed above, this is a Clean,... View more info

The Battle of Trafalgar

By: Bennett, Geoffrey

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, B. T. Batsford Ltd.: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110621


Sage Green boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The boards are clean and tight but the corners and the head/tail of the spine are lightly 'bumped'. There is also a light crease line part way only down the spine. The dustjacket has some slight smudges/scratches which are only seen if held up to the light. The dustjacket is Not price-clipped, and the (crossed out) price-sticker is still attached to the front flap c... View more info

Creators and Destroyers of the English Navy

By: Berckman, Evelyn

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hamish Hamilton: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110370


Black boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The dustjacket is not price-clipped. The page edges are lightly foxed and the top page edge is coloured blue. The dustjacket has minor marks to the back and negligible edge wear to the spine. Otherwise NO Inscriptions or Marks. (xii) + 212 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Index. Apart from the foxing, etc, this is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. "Evely... View more info

Modell Magazin, War Album (Volume 3) Rare Naval, Military, and Aviation Photographs for Modellers and Enthusiasts, from the Files of ' Model Magazin' of Germany

By: Birkholz, Heinz

Price: £7.50

Publisher: Herts., Model & Allied Publications: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110511


Matt pictorial card covers with black and blue titling to the spine. No dustjacket as issued. The covers have some very minor smudging to the back which is hardly noticeable and some light foxing on the front near the spine. Otherwise No Inscriptions or Marks. 95pp. Illustrated throughout in b/w. The text is written in both German and English. This is an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'Fine' copy. "This facinating pictorial album represents a fine collection... View more info

Airman at the Helm A Wartime look at a Special Branch of Air-Sea Rescue. Eric Blackman's story of Training and Action that spilled over into Deep Sea Yachting.

By: Blackman, Eric

Price: £8.00

Publisher: Hampshire, UK, Kenneth Mason: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110088


Blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. The book has a very slight 'lean' due to storage, and the very top and bottom edges have a thin line of fading but overall are VG. In the Original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. The dustjacket is NOT price clipped. The page fore-edges are VERY slightly foxed. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 116 pp. Illustrated in b/w. Overall, apart from the minor faults mentioned above, this is an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Nea... View more info

The World of the Sauna

By: Bremer, Caj & Raevuori, Antero

Price: £35.00

Publisher: Porvoo - Helsinki - Juva, Finland, Werner Soderstrom Osakeyhtio: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition in English

Seller ID: 108684


ISBN: 9510130877. Black cloth boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial black based dustjacket. The book is Near fine and the dustjacket shows a little 'dusty' shelfwear, but is overall VG. C10.25" x 9.75" wide. 192 pages. Well illustrated with numerous b&w and colour photographs by Caj Bremer. Some Nudity. Text by Antero Raevuori. Contents are basically Fifteen pictorial narratives with text, celebrating the Finnish saun... View more info

Charles Darwin . A Man of Enlarged Curiosity

By: Brent, Peter

Price: £10.00

Publisher: London, William Heinemann Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111218


Rebound by the Library in a textured burgundy black flecked 'rexine' type binding with NO titling to the spine or covers. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket, which has been slightly close trimmed to the bottom edge (presume during the re-binding) , but is Not price-clipped and although there is some slight edgewear to the top edge of the dustjacket, the d/j has NO library markings and is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and... View more info

Carrier Operations in World War II Volume 1. The Royal Navy

By: Brown, David

Price: £18.00

Publisher: London, Ian Allan Ltd: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109938


Dark Blue boards with bright silver-gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket. A little very light, fairly negligible, shelfwear to the d/j and the dustjacket is Not price-clipped. The page fore-edges are slightly browned/foxed. No Inscriptions or Marks. 192 pp. Illustrated in b/w; 14 Appendices; Abbreviations. Index. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright Near Fine copy. " Volume 1 of a Two volume work by the Royal Navy's... View more info