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Life and Explorations of Fridtjof Nansen

By: Bain, J. Arthur

Price: £27.26

Publisher: London, Walter Scott, Ltd.:

Seller ID: 10883

Condition: Very Good


A new edition revised and considerably enlarged. Size 8¼" x 5½", 449 pages plus 18 pages of publisher's advertisements. Not dated, c.1900, Bible class prize label is dated January 1903. Green cloth covered boards with gilt titles and portrait of Fridtjof Nansen on the front cover and gilt titles and silver ship "The Fram" on the spine, flower patterned pastedowns and endpapers. Condition very good, corners and edges rubbed, spine slightly angled, spots to prelims but contents generally clean. With frontispiece portrait, numerous illustrations and a Map. View more info

Sinister Twilight: The Fall and Rise Again of Singapore

By: Barber, Noel

Price: £49.23

Publisher: St James's Place, London, Collins: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10703

Condition: Fine


From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. Size 8¾" x 5¾", 319 pages including index. Grey cloth covered boards with gilt titles to the spine, dustjacket illustration of British soldiers. Book condition fine. Dustjacket condition near fine, top edge slightly creased, spine edges slightly creased, else fine, not price clipped, price 30s. net. View more info

Samuel Pepys. The Saviour of the Navy.

By: Bryant, Arthur

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, The Reprint Society: 1953

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10882

Condition: Near Fine


Size 7½" x 4¾", 309 pages including index. Cream cloth covered boards with gilt titles on a brown panel on the spine, top page edge burgundy, illustrated dustjacket. Book condition near fine, corners and edges slightly rubbed else fine. Dustjacket condition very good, top edge a little rubbed, spine edges rubbed, spine slightly faded, else fine, not price clipped, price 15s. View more info

Historical Record of the Thirty-First, or, the Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot; Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1702, and of its Subsequent Services to 1850: to which is appended, an Account of the Services of the Marine Corps,

By: Cannon, Richard Esq.

Price: £112.46

Publisher: London, London: Parker, Furnivall & Parker,: 1850

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10504

Condition: Near Fine


Full Title: Historical Record of the Thirty-First, or, the Huntingdonshire Regiment of Foot; Containing an Account of the Formation of the Regiment in 1702, and of its Subsequent Services to 1850: to which is appended, an Account of the Services of the Marine Corps, from 1664 to 1748... 1850, 2 parts in 1. Red textured cloth covered boards with blind stamped frame on the front and back covers with ornate stamped corner motifs. The front cover also has gilt titles in the centre. With gilt title "31st Foot" on the spine, light yellow pastedowns and endpapers. Book condition Near Fine, th... View more info

Songs of the Late Charles Dibdin; with a Memoir

By: Dibdin, Thomas

Price: £44.31

Publisher: Albemarle Street, London., John Murray: 1841

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 12029

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth with gilt ship vignette to front cover, gilt titles to spine With characteristic sketches by George Cruikshank.Spine darkened, spine ends worn, corners bumped. Pages 312 to 318 very rough cut, pages sl. age toned, some minor scattered spotting else all pages very good. 328pp View more info

Heroes on Land and Sea. The Lifeboat Its History And Heroes

By: F.M. Holmes

Price: £20.45

Publisher: London, S.W. Partridge & Co:

Seller ID: 00052

Condition: Good


Size 7.5" x 5" Two volumes in one, each 160 pages, plus 31 pages of publisher's adverts. Red decorative cloth with stamped illustration of two horseback firemen pulling the fire cart. Decorative spine of fireman holding a small child. Book condition good with some spine edge wear. Book includes 2 colour illustrations and loads of black and white also, book pages good with no marks, pastedowns and endpapers very good, clear dustjacket. The Lifeboat Its History And Heroes View more info

The Glory of the Empire

By: Jean D'Ormesson. Translated from the French By Barbara Bray

Price: £4.86

Publisher: London, Book Club Associates: 1975

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 10460

Condition: Good


Size 9½" x 6", 374 pages including notes and bibliography, plus 22 page index. Red cloth covered boards with white titles on the spine. Condition good, cloth split on front joint, contents fine, clean, complete, intact. View more info

The Young Nelson In The Americas

By: Pocock, Tom

Price: £8.10

Publisher: London, Collins: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 013537

ISBN: 0002165627

Condition: Near Fine


Size 9.25" X 5.75", 24 Pages. Blue Hard Cover With Gilt Titles To The Spine. Dust Jacket With Portrait Of The Young Horatio Nelson. Book Condition Near Fine, Bottom Edge Slightly Rubbed And Very Slightly Faded, Else Fine, Pages Very Clean. Dust Jacket Condition Near Fine, Top Edge Slightly Creased, Else Fine, Not Price Clipped, Now Protected. Biography Of Young Nelson's Early Naval Career In The Americas And The West Indies. Illustrated With Glossy Black And White Plates - Reproductions Of Paintings And Portraits Etc. View more info

The Naval Side of British History

By: Sir Geoffrey Callender M.A., F.S.A.

Price: £5.67

Publisher: London, 22 Berners Street W1, Christophers: 1941

Edition: Ninth Impression

Seller ID: 10325

Condition: Fair


Size 8½" x 5½" 305 pages. Condition fair, front board pretty grubby page edges and prelims foxed, there is a tiny amount of foxing on the pages but this is just in the margins not on the texts. Blue cloth covered boards with silver titles to the spine. front and rear pastedowns and endpapers View more info