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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

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A Map of the Baltic and Black Seas, with the Intervening and Surrounding Countries

By: Betts John

Price: £55.00

Publisher: London, John Betts: 1855

Edition: Unknown (Possibly 1st Thus?)

Seller ID: 114447


Dull-pink paper wraps printed black. Covers split at the spine and has a strip of modern clear tape securing it. Rear cover stained and scruffy edged. The Map is loose in the covers, but meant to fold into the black printed paper wrappers, with title and price of One Shilling. Large fold out map (50. 5 cm x 38 cm) c. 20" x 15" including the blank borders - some hand colouring and 2 'insets' - St. Petersburg and Cronstadt, - and Sevastopol. The map has some light ... View more info

East of the Sun The Conquest and Settlement of Siberia

By: Bobrick, Benson

Price: £16.00

Publisher: London, Heinemann: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 110815


Red boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped and has slight fading to the base colour of the spine although the lettering is still bright and clear. The paper is uniformly cream and the page fore-edges are slightly tanned, otherwise there are no Inscriptions or other Marks. 542 pp. Illustrated with b/w plates and b/w maps. Source Notes; Bibliograpy; Index. Overall, apart from the minor 'faul... View more info

South Latitude

By: Ommanney, F. D.

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111584


Greenish/Turquoise boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. No Dustjacket. The top page fore-edges are very dusty but were originally light green/blue, and there are some marks to the spine and some slight spots/marks/light rubbing to the boards. The page fore-edges and the endpapers have a few very light foxing (brown) spots. The paper is uniformly cream. There are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. (x) + 308 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs. Overall, apart from t... View more info

The North Pole With an Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt

By: Peary Robert E.

Price: £17.00

Publisher: Amsterdam, Time-Life: 1985

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 109479


From the prestigiously-bound Time-Life series "Classics of Exploration". A c.1985 Facsimile reprint of the First Edition of 1910, preserving the historical authenticity including typographical errors and printing irregularities. Hardback in coarse grained mottled brown leather boards (Time-Life actually state that these bindings are Leather, but they look more like 'leatherette' to me - but presumably the publishers know what they are talking about? ) with Bright... View more info

The Ice. A Journey to Antarctica

By: Pyne, Stephen J.

Price: £5.00

Publisher: London, Arlington Books: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003801


Pictorial dustwrap, NOT PRICE CLIPPED, slight fading to spine. Blue boards, silver titling to spine, clean. Remains of ex lib label to front pastedown/endpaper. 428pp. Illustrated with black and white photographs. CLEAN TIGHT AND BRIGHT.; 003801; Ex-Library Minimal Marks; 8vo View more info

Arctic Odyssey . Travelling Arctic Europe

By: Sale, Richard; Tony Oliver

Price: £8.50

Publisher: Swindon, The Crowood Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 111230


Dark blue boards with bright gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is price-clipped. There are light smudges/scratches to the dustjacket - pretty negligible. The dustjacket also has slight fading to the base colour of the spine, although the lettering is still bright and clear. There are light brown smudges to the top page fore-edge, otherwise there are NO Inscriptions or other Marks. 191 pp. Five Appendices; Index. Overall, ap... View more info

Arctic Airmen . The RAF in Spitsbergen and North Russia, 1942

By: Schofield, Ernest; Roy Conyers Nesbit

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Staplehurst, Spellmount: 2005

Edition: 1st Thus (Spellmount Edition); First Printing

Seller ID: 111393


First THUS Edition, FIRST Printing (of this New Spellmount Edition) with the Correct Printers Key - 1 3 5 7 9 8 6 4 2. Blue boards with bright silver gilt titling to the spine. In the original publisher's pictorial dustjacket which is not price-clipped. NO Inscriptions or Marks. 253 pp. Illustrated with b/w photographs, maps and diagrams. Bibliography and Sources; Index. This an Excellent, Very Clean, Tight and Bright 'As New' copy. "An illustrated, book detailing t... View more info

Northwest Passage. The Quest for an Arctic Route to the East.

By: Struzik, Edward

Price: £8.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004848


Dustjacket is price clipped, and there are 2 closed (repaired to the rear) tears to the rear head of the spine and the rear corner of dustjacket. Clear dark blue boards, bright gilt titling to spine, bottom edges slightly dusty, corners and head/tail of spine bumped. NO Inscriptions or Marks. Colour illustrated half title, full page full colour frontispiece. 152pp. Illustrated throughout in Colour and b/w. Maps. Overall an Excellent Very Clean, Tight and Bright copy. ... View more info

We Blew, and They Were Shattered. The Life and Music of RMB X1522

By: Swales, Joffre (MBE)

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Haverfordwest, Singing Saw Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 109185


Clean blue boards with bright Gilt titling to spine. In the original publisher's decorated dustjacket. The d/j is very, very slightly chipped to the head/tail/corners- but quite negligible, overall the d/j is Very Good. The d/j is not price clipped. NO Inscriptions or Marks. (x) + 270 pp. Illustrated with numerous black and white illustrations. The last couple of pages have some damage where some of the print has offset to the oposing page due to being formerly stuck tog... View more info