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2719. Coles, K. Adlard: Heavy Weather Sailing.

London: Granada Publishing 3rd. ed 1980. 358 pp. illustrated with 44 plates and 61 maps and diagrams, d.w. v.g. This has been the standard work on seamanship under gale conditions. This edition includes a review of the 1979 Fastnet gale. 15.00


7676. Johnson, A. C.: How to Find the Time at Sea in less than a Minute being New and Accurate Methods, with Specially Adapted Tables.

London: J.D. Potter third edition 1896. 25 by 15.5 cms. 16 pp. + tables, paper covers, wear and some staining to front and rear covers, a few edge tears, no loss except for a little loss to top edge of front cover. A scarce item of ephemera. 20.00


14973. Vanderdecken.: The Yacht Sailor: A Treatise on Practical Yachtsmanship, Cruising and Racing.

London: Hunt & Co.1876. Fifth edition. With notes and additional chapters by a Clyde Yachtsman. viii+165 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Two folding plates. Embossed blue boards with gilt yacht on front board (faded). The boards are slightly rubbed, otherwise a nice, tight, clean copy. 60.00


8463. Waters, Harold: Adventure Unlimited My Twenty Years of Experience in The United States Coast Guard

London: Hutchinson, 1956. 184 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Neat inscription on ffep Black-blocked red boards, in worn dj. Twenty-two illustrations. Slight edge spotting, o/w good clean tight copy. 7.00


18066. Winn, William: The Boating Man's Vade-Mecum.

London: Swan Sonnenschein & Co., 1891. viii + 336 pp. 20 x 15 cm. Illustrations, including 44 figures, by the author. Index and glossary. Pictorial blue-blocked gray boards, faded and worn. Bottom corners bumped. Internally in good condition. A fair copy, but covers everything from designing a boat to construction, fittings, masts, knots, sails, weather, signals, and preservation of wood. 15.00

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