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North Shields: Potts, 1883. Some illustrations, folding table. xv + 393pp. plus hundreds of pages of appendix, tables and index. Thick 8vo, full spotted leather; heavy foxing to endpapers and title page, hinges mended, covers worn and dampstained. North Shields: J. W. Potts, ca. 1883. Seventh edition. A worn but sound and very good copy.
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1913. 130 illustrations, including several folding plans at rear. xvi + 308 pages, thick 8vo, blue cloth with inlaid color plate front cover; gilt lettering on front cover gone, rubbed, spine ends and hinges neatly mended, ex library. London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1913. First edition. Internally clean and tight, a very good copy.
New York: Argosy Antiquarian, 1968. 131 illustrations, 9 plans. With chapter X added. 8vo, pale blue cloth. New York: Argosy- Antiquarian, 1968. Reprint. A very good(+) copy. Long out of print and much sought after, this is the preferred edition with chapter 10 added, now available complete with glossary, bibliography and index. A historical treatise showing the evolution through which these wind-driven ships have passed.
London: Rich & Cowan, 1932. 16 mounted color plates, numerous black & white illustrations. 338pp., large thick 4to, original blue cloth, gilt-stamped cover and spine, tissue guards, untrimmed rag paper. London: Rich & Cowan, 1932. Very Good (+). Limited Edition, one of 1000 numbered copies. Fully documented account of British royal yachts and their owners from earliest times to 1932. Includes a listing of these yachts from the Restoration to 1932, with information on their design, building, names, armament, ceremonies.....
New York: Farquhar, 1931. 64 black & white plates. 127 pages. Small 4to, decorative beige cloth (spine sunned and boards foxed). New York: Farquhar, (1931). First Edition. A very good(-) copy, internally clean. Boldly signed on half title with small pen & ink sketch and previous owner's inscription.
Salem: Marine Research Society, 1925. Introductory text by Louis Bres and Reminiscences by Edouard Gaubert. Frontispiece, 118 b/w plates, and other b/w illustrations. 61 pages of text, 4to, red cloth. Salem MA: Marine Research Society, 1925. Text in English and French. A transl. of the work published in Marseille in 1883.
Paris: Librairie Rombaldi, 1946. 2 volumes. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of b/w facsimiles, several color plates. 280; 412pp with text in French. Short thick 4to, beige boards (spine ends worn and somewhat soiled; internally clean). Paris: Librairie Rombaldi, (1946). Reprint of the 1930 edition. A very good(-) usable copy of this extensive study.
Paris: Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt, 1930. 2 volumes bound in one. Profusely illustrated with hundreds of black & white facsimiles, and several color plates. 284; 412pp with text in French. Thick heavy 4to, rebound in blue cloth; uncut edges. Paris: Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt, (1930). First edition. Pages a bit toned at edges, otherwise a near fine copy of this extensive study.
Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1927. 2 volumes bound in 3. Frontispieces, and many photo illustrations and plans, some folding. Tall 8vo, blue and purple cloth (mixed editions in differnt bindings). Boston: Charles E. Lauriat and Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1927-29. Very good(+). Volume I -- Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1927, second impression. Volume II (in 2 parts) -- Boston: Charles E. Lauriat, 1929, first edition.
Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1970. Illustrated with photographs and drawings, some folding. 384pp. Short thick 4to, green boards (lightly bumped and faded), worn d.w. Newton Abbot UK: David & Charles, (1970). A new impression. Ex-library copy with stamps on endpapers and page edges, otherwise clean. A very good copy in a good dust wrapper.
London: Holland Press, 1977. 12 uncolored plates. Oblong oversize folio, blue wrappers. London: Holland Press, (1977). Near fine. A collection of twelve reproductions of engravings originally published by John Boydell between 1748-1751, after drawings by Robert Short. The engravings depict the twelve French and Spanish war ships captured by the British Royal Navy during two engagements, the first by Lord Anson in May of 1747, and the second by Sir Edward Hawke and Captain Mathew Buckle in October of that.....
London: Halton, 1949. Color frontispiece and 120 black & white plates. 81 pages. Slim 4to, gilt-decorated blue cloth; rubbed, spine faded. London: Halton & Company, 1949. A very good copy. Limited edition de Luxe. Total edition of 200 copies, this is number 2 of only 50 copies signed by the author on the limitation page.
Salem: The Essex Institute, 1922. 3 volumes out of 4 (vol. IV missing). Numerous b/w illustrations throughout. Slim 8vo, blue cloth-backed boards with pictorial label mounted on front covers; uncut edges (corners very lightly bumped). Salem, MA: The Essex Institute, 1922-1925. Very good(+) copies. Reprinted from the Essex Institute Historical Collections. Volume I (1922): A History of the Pepper Trade with the Island of Sumatra. Volume II (1924): A History of the "George", "Glide", "Taria Topan", and "St. Paul", in.....