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8443. : Handy Jack Book of Navigation Tables.

New York: The Rudder Publishing Company 1909. Especially prepared for use with, "Navigation Simplified." 15 by 12 pp. 162 pp. diagrams, blue boards, slight rubbing otherwise very good. 8.00


8426. Baker, Denys Val: The Petrified Mariner

London: William Kimber, 1972 229 pp. 22.5 x 14 cm. Silver-blocked black boards, in worn dw. Personal adventures cruising in an old motor fishing vessel. 6.00


8435. Boyle, Patrick: Sailing in a Nutshell

London: Arthur Barker Ltd, 1938 First reprint. xiv + 114 pp. 20 x 13 cm. Faded blue boards. No dw. Some foxing. The yachting equivalent of 1066 and All That. 7.50


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


8438. de Selincourt, Aubrey: Sailing A Guide for Everyman

London: John Lehmann, 1949 142 pp. 19 x 13 cm. Forty-seven illustrations by Guy de Selincourt. A good introduction to sailing, with wonderfully-clear drawings. Sunned blue boards, in very worn dw. 6.00


5469. Dearn, Robert: The Island Cruising Club Book of Ropework for Yachtsmen.

Newton Abbot: David and Charles 1987. 25 by 17.5 cms. 127 pp. illustrated, very good, a little sun-fading to spine. A nice fresh copy. 10.00


8433. Falcon-Barker, Captain Ted: The Relectant Adventurer

London: Frederick Muller Limited, 1962 240 pp. 20 x 13.5 cm. Gold-blocked faded blue boards, in poor dw. Sixteen illustrations. Neat signature and date on front pastedown. Boys Own type hero. Australia.... Bulgaria... Sails from London to Tahiti... 12.00


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


1865. Leslie, Robert C: A Waterbiography.

Ashford Press Southampton 1985 reprint. xix+276pp. glassine d.w. first published in 1894 these are the experiences and thoughts of a lifelong practical sailor and builder of small craft, one of the best practical writers on shipping and the sea. 10.00


8439. Lund, Lieut.-Comdr. CA, R.N.: The Handling of Motor Craft

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson, Limited, 1947 vi + 77 pp. 19 x 12.5 cm. Blue boards. No dw, o/w good. Covers turning, coming and securing alongside, securing to a buoy, anchoring, towing, mooring, rolling, salvage, Rules of the Road, and engine troubles. 6.00


2881. Mooney, A.W. and Clark, H.W.S: Sailing Directions for East & North Coasts of Ireland.

Dublin: Irish Cruising Club 3 rd ed. 1956 viii+150 pp. maps illustrations, good in worn d.w. 10.00


3701. Morvan, F: Legends of the Sea

Geneve: Minerva 1980. 25 by 20 cms. 200 pp. illustrated d.w. Translated by David Macrae. very good. 12.00


4772. Nalpeka, James, and Callahan, Steven: Capsized, The True Story of Four Men Lost at Sea for 119 Days.

London: Harper Collins 1992. 221pp, illustrated, d.w. v.g. Capsized on route to Tonga from New Zealand they survived 119 days till rescued. 10.00


8424. Oliver, John: Holiday Cruising in the Netherlands

Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1974 151 pp. 22 x 14 cm. Thirty-three plates, four drawings and eight maps. Gold-blocked blue boards, in good dw. Signed author inscription on ffep. 10.00


8423. Potter, David: The Care of Alloy Spars and Rigging

London: Granada Publishing, 1980 120 pp. 22.5 x 19 cm. Fifty-four plates and forty-four diagrams. Glazed pictorial boards. Slight rubbing to rear board, o/w vg. 6.50


8441. Rantzen, MJ: Coastal Navigation Wrinkles

Southampton: Adlard Coles Ltd, 1959 ii + 62 pp. 18.5 x 12.5 cm. Glazed pictorial card covers, showing some wear. 7.50


8465. The Staff of "The Motor Boat": The Motor Boat Manual

London: Temple Press Ltd, 1938. 12th Edition, 2nd Impression. xvi + 310 + xiv pp. 18.5 x 12 cm. Profusely illustrated. Gray-blocked blue boards. No dj. Inscription carefully removed from front pastedown, o/w good clean tight copy. 18.00


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


13138. Verney, Michael: Building Chine Boats.

London: Yachting Monthly, 1960. 50pp. 27 x 19.5 cm. Eleven plates, plus diagrams, tables, and sketches. Black blocked red boards. In very good condition. 15.00


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


12888. Weiss, Harvey: Better Sailing.

London: Kaye & Ward Ltd, 1967. Redesigned by Richard Culver and edited by John Chamier. 96pp. 22 x 18 cm. Gold-blocked dark-blue boards, in price-clipped dw. A nice clean copy of a modern classic on sailing. Shelf wear to dw. 10.00


786. Williams, Geoffrey: Sir Thomas Lipton Wins.

London: Peter Davies 1969. 174 pp. illustrated, d.w. v.g. A personal account by the winner of the 1968 International Singlehanded Transatlantic Race. 12.00


8444. Woodcock, Percy: Small Yacht Racing.

London: Frederick Muller Fourth edition rev. and enlarged 1950. 16 by 11.5 cms. vii+125 pp. diagrams, yellow boards, very good in a slightly worn dustwrapper. 7.00

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