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1 Wonders of the Antarctic
Berrill, Jacquelyn The World's Work Surrey 1958 First Edition Hard Cover Good Good 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall Illustrated By the author 
Original blue boards. The boards are very slightly bowed. Small sellotape residue mark on the front endpaper. Pages are otherwise bright and clean. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket is rubbed, nicked and chipped at the edges and the front flap is price clipped. 96pp. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. 050809 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 
7 Reed's Maritime Flags: Usage and Recognition
Johnson, Peter B. Thomas Reed Publications Wiltshire 2002 0901281018 / 9780901281012 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Hardback, no dust jacket. Laminated pictorial boards. Light bruising to the spine ends and corners and a short nick to the base of the spine. Contents clean and bright; appears unused. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The binding is firm. pp. 128. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 048727 
Price: 8.00 GBP

 
 
2 The Man-of-War at Sea (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer and Shale, David (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638805 / 9780416638806 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308010 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
8 The Conquest of the Ocean: The Illustrated History of Seafaring
Lavery, Brian Dorling Kindersley Limited London 2013 1409367975 / 9781409367970 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. First impression. In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked; as new. Dust jacket RRP £19.99. pp. 400. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. A HEAVY book - a postage surcharge will apply to delivery destinations outside the UK as this book costs more to send than our standard postage rate will cover. NO additional charges for sending within the UK. 305915 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
 
3 The Man-of-War at Sea (Oxford Scientific Films, Animal Habitats)
Coldrey, Jennifer and Shale, David (text by) Belitha Press | Methuen Children's Books 1987 0416638805 / 9780416638806 Hardcover Fine No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback, with laminated pictorial boards. No dust jacket (as published). In excellent, fine condition. Clean, tight, unmarked, as new. pp. 32. A series which explains the life of each species in its natural habitat, showing its feeding habits, struggle for survival, defence mechanisms and breeding techniques. 308011 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
9 Seals and Whales and Other Sea Mammals (A Ladybird Leader, Series 737)
Leigh-Pemberton, John (written and illustrated by) Ladybird Books Ltd Loughborough 1976 0721404561 / 9780721404561 Hardcover Good No Jacket Book 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall 
Hardback. Matt pictorial boards. ISBN and price of 40p printed on the back cover. Seals and Whales is no. 24 of 31 titles listed on the back cover. Light rubs to spine edges and bumps to spine ends and corners. A few small marks to the boards and the white parts of the cover and generally discoloured. Inside, there are some pale grubby marks to the title page but otherwise clean condition. No previous owner's names or inscriptions. 51pp. 103568 
Price: 4.00 GBP

 
 
4 The Life Story of the Fish
Curtis, Brian ; with an introduction by William Beebe D. Appleton-Century Company Incorporated 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. Blue cloth. Foredges untrimmed. 1st edition. No names or inscriptions. The dust jacket is faded at the spine, has some tears and creases and small chips to the spine and corners. Some foxing to DJ flaps. The DJ is supplied by us in a loose protective archival film sleeve to prolong the life of the jacket. (This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and is fully removable if preferred). 260pp. 303085 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
10 The Great Barrier Reef (The World of Nature)
Nielsen, Barbara Gallery Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1990 0831795972 / 9780831795979 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 
Laminated pictorial boards. Light rubs to the edges of the dust jacket. Otherwise very clean. No names or inscriptions. Binding firm. Slim unpaginated book, illustrated throughout with photographs. 040377 
Price: 5.00 GBP

 
 
5 Reflections on a Marine Venus
Durrell, Lawrence Faber and Faber London 1959 Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Hardback with dust jacket. 3rd impression. Original green cloth. In excellent, clean and tight, very near fine condition. Top edge tinted blue and this has slightly faded. The binding is firm. No previous owner's names, inscriptions or other marks. The dust jacket has a few light rubs to the edges and is slightly faded at the spine. Overall a super copy. pp. 198. The dust jacket is supplied by us in a loose protective clear archival film sleeve. This does not adhere to the book or jacket in any way and it protects the jacket against wear. (Photographed without the film sleeve, to minimise reflection). 309409 
Price: 25.00 GBP

 
11 Your Book of Shell Collecting
Stratton, L. W. Faber and Faber London 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good No Jacket Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Glazed pictorial boards. First edition. In very good, clean and unmarked condition. Binding tight and appears barely read. No names or inscriptions. 64pp. 103493 
Price: 4.50 GBP

 
 
6 John Penn and Sons of Greenwich
Hartree, Richard ; with an epilogue by Prudence Penn Published by Richard Hartree 2008 1843064111 / 9781843064114 Soft cover Very Good Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall Signed by Author(s)
Signed by Prudence Penn on the title page, with a gift inscription by her at the top of the page as well. Some loose inserts from Prudence as well. The book is in very good, clean condition. 128pp. 105202 
Price: 15.00 GBP

 
12 A Book of Ships
Wilcox, Leslie A. (pictured by) Blackie & Son Limited [c. 1947] London and Glasgow 1947 Hardcover Fair Book 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall 
Publication date not stated but is c. 1947. A slim book of two-sided full page colour plates of ships. Illustrations are by renowned marine artist Leslie Arthur Wilcox (1904-1982). Pictorial front board, grey rear board, and cloth spine. The boards are heavily rubbed, marked and creased, with rubs at the corners exposing the boards. The cloth at the spine is discoloured and quite brittle. Foxing to the pastedowns. Light grubby marks to the white borders of all the plates. One plate has a c. 2cm tear in the bottom edge - the plate features A Destroyer in a Rough Sea and A Battleship on the other side. A FAIR copy only. 307888 
Price: 10.00 GBP

 



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