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Lloyd's Book of House Flags & Funnels of the Principal Steamship Lines of the World, and the House Flags of Various Lines of Sailing Vessels by Anon. (£879.00)Publisher: London: Published for the Committee of Lloyd's by Spottiswoode & Co., Ltd. — 1904Binding: Hardback First Edition. Condition: Poor. Boards and spine knocked and dulled. Upper board near detached. Text complete, clean and tight but a little age-tanned with scattered spotting, some of which affects a few of the flags. Description: Uncommon in this, the apparent first, edition, although reprints from 1905 & 1912 are more widely available. Pages i-xviii: Index to House Flags and Funnels

Pages i-iii second sequence index to House Flags and Funnels Supplementary List No. 1

Pages 10-69 Funnels and House Flags of Steam Vessels

Pages 70-74a House Flags of Sailing Vessels and Other Flags with blank pages (blank flag and funnel templates) following

Pages i-iii index to Night Signals

Pages 1-28 Distinguishing Night Signals of Steamship Lines

Pages 1-26 Advertisements
Notes: Size: 9¾" x 6". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine & Upper Board. [XVIII, III] 9,58,12,927 [27] pages. Tags: merchant ships flags insignia signals signaling steamboat lines heraldry
P&P: UK 1st £6.00. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £9.06. EU Air £9.10. ROW Surface £9.06. ROW Air £16.72

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The Atlantic Ferry, Its Ships, Men, And Working by Arthur J. Maginnis (£24.00)Publisher: London: Whittaker and Co. — 1892Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Gently bruised at the head, tail and corners of the binding which is a little dull and faded overall. Hinges weak. Pages lightly age-tanned with a little light spotting throughout. Description: Illustrated by way of: Diagrams; Photogravures; Tables; Plans [Some Fold-out];Notes: Size: 7¾" x 5". Lined Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XVIII] 295 pages. Tags: maginnis steam-navigation atlantic ocean travel history steamboat lines steam boat
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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Age of Optimism. by ANON. (£14.00)Publisher: George Weidenfeld & Nicolson — 1974Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0882250728]Condition: Very Good - in Very Good DJ.Description: Volume VII in the Milestones of History series. From Jefferson's Louisiana Purchase to the opening of Japan to Western trade by Commodore Perry, AGE OF OPTIMISM examines sixteen key events and clearly and vividly shows not only what happened, but how each affected mankind and subsequent history. Among the "milestones" included in this volume are: the successful voyage of the North River Steamboat (popularly called the Clermont) from New York City to Albany, ushering in the age of steam navigation; Napoleon's disastrous retreat from Russia leading to his downfall and the subsequent Congress of Vienna, which tried to freeze Europe into blocs of balanced power; the development of the McCormick reaper, which revolutionized agriculture by making possible the cultivation of vast tracts of land; and the Compromise of 1850, which postponed the Civil War for ; decade. TheNotes: Size: 11½" x 9". 160 pages. Tags: Milestones history historic events
P&P: UK 1st £5.25. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £7.76. EU Air £7.85. ROW Surface £7.76. ROW Air £14.22

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South Atlantic Seaway: An Illustrated History of the Passenger Lines and Liners from Europe to Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina by N. R. P. [Noel Reginald Pixell] Bonsor (£12.50)Publisher: St. Brelade: Brookside Publications — 1983Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0905824067]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Tables; Maps to the endpapers and blanks;Notes: Size: 9½" x 6¼". Brown boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XXII] 525 pages. Tags: ocean liners south atlantic history registers passenger ships steamboat lines europe america navigation transport shipping brazil uruguay argentina costa line
P&P: UK 1st £6.00. UK 2nd £5.95. EU Surface £9.06. EU Air £9.10. ROW Surface £9.06. ROW Air £16.72

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Bristol Channel Pleasure Steamers by Robert Wall (£11.50)Publisher: David & Charles — 1973Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0715360698]Condition: Very Good — in Very Good Dust Wrapper. A little rubbing to the edges of the dust wrapper which is faded on the reverse. Gilt titling to the spine effaced. Price Clipped. Previous owners' inscription to the pastedown. Text complete, clean and tight. Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Tables;Notes: Size: 9¾" x 7½". Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 112 pages. Tags: wall 0715360698 steamboats history steamboat lines bristol channel coastwise shipping england passenger transport steam ships
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72

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Island of the Seven Hills by Zoe Cass (£10.50)Publisher: Cassell — 1975Binding: Hardback in a Dust Wrapper. First Edition. [ISBN: 0304295175]Condition: Very Good - in Good DJ. Small nick to the bottom corner of the upper panel. Top edges of text block lightly tanned.Description: From the cover: “The island of Gozo, linked to Malta by a steamboat ferry, is the delightful setting of this novel of romance and suspense. Beautifully evoked in all its moods, the island and its people are as much part of the story as the ex-patriates who bring crime and violence to its age-old tranquillity.”Notes: Jacket designed by Graham Tucker. Size: 8" x 5¼". 268 pages. Tags: gozo malta sudden death yachtsman drowned modigliani painting murderer own death escape.
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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The Book About Ships by T. H. [Thomas Henry] Scott (£10.50)Publisher: London, New York: Frederick Warne & Co. — 1936Binding: Hardback Condition: Good. Spine a little faded. Boards a little rubbed at extremities with slight fraying at head and tail and discolouring to the margins of the upper board. Couple of the plates have small, closed tears at the margins. Maps to rear endpapers penciled in colour. A good reading copy.Description: Illustrated by way of: Black & White Photographs; Colour Plates [12]; Black & White Drawings;Notes: Size: 11" x 8". Red boards with Black titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 96 pages. Tags: scott white star naval ships lusitania yachts submarines titanic freight carriers steamboats steamboat lines
P&P: UK 1st £3.92. UK 2nd £2.30. EU Surface £6.46. EU Air £6.60. ROW Surface £6.46. ROW Air £11.72
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (£6.50)Publisher: Penguin — 1994Binding: Paperback Condition: Very Good.Description: From the cover: “At the peak of European Imperialism, steamboat captain Charles Marlow travels deep into the African Congo on his way to relieve the elusive Mr Kurtz, an ivory trader renowned for his fearsome reputation. On his journey into the unknown Marlow takes a terrifying trip into his own subconscious, overwhelmed by his menacing, perilous and horrifying surroundings. The landscape and the people he meets force him to reflect on human nature and society, and in turn Conrad writes revealingly about the dangers of imperialism..”Notes: Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 112 pages. Tags: conrad joseph 1857-1924 heart darkness europeans africa fiction congo river discovery and exploration english classics literary studies from 1900 novels other prose writers literature criticism modern contemporary post 1945 0140431683 penguin
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad (£5.50)Publisher: Penguin — 1995Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0140431683]Condition: Very Good. Description: From the cover: “At the peak of European Imperialism, steamboat captain Charles Marlow travels deep into the African Congo on his way to relieve the elusive Mr Kurtz, an ivory trader renowned for his fearsome reputation. On his journey into the unknown Marlow takes a terrifying trip into his own subconscious, overwhelmed by his menacing, perilous and horrifying surroundings. The landscape and the people he meets force him to reflect on human nature and society, and in turn Conrad writes revealingly about the dangers of imperialism.”Notes: Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). In the Penguin Classics series. 121 pages. Tags: conrad joseph 1857-1924 heart darkness europeans africa fiction congo river discovery and exploration english classics literary studies from 1900 novels other prose writers literature criticism modern contemporary post 1945 0140431683 penguin
P&P: UK 1st £2.84. UK 2nd £2.52. EU Surface £3.86. EU Air £4.10. ROW Surface £3.86. ROW Air £6.72

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The Ants by Peter Tremayne (£4.00)Publisher: Sphere — 1979Binding: Paperback [ISBN: 0722185804]Condition: Poor. A reading copy only. Reading creases to the spine with rubbing to the edges of the wrappers which are a little faded. Pages age-tanned. A slightly dog-eared copy. Slightly fragile with age now.Description: Reprint. From the cover: “THE HUNGRY HORDES ARE ON THE MARCH... When Jane Sewell returns to the Brazilian jungle to help her anthropologist father in his work, it is not the happy reunion she is expecting. She doesn’t find the thriving village she remembers. Just a pile of bones. Human bones. Picked clean. And then the ancient steamboat Falcao chugs cheerfully into sight, carrying a ghastly cargo of grisly death. And, for Jane, the horror really begins. Somewhere, out in the seething jungle, a remorseless army is on the move. And it seems as though nothing can stop its savage, merciless drive. Relentlessly, inexorably, tearing, rending and consuming everything in their path… THE ANTS ARE COMING!”Notes: Size: A Format (7" x 4½"). 182 pages. Tags: awfulness baleful blood-lust books chilling creatures creepy dark deathly disgust disturbing dreadful dreadfulness evil fear-provoking fears fearsome fictional foul frightening ghastly ghoulish grisly gruesome horrendous horrible horrid horrifying horror insatiable lurid macabre malevolence menacing morbid nasty nerve-jangling nightmares nightmarish novels ominous places repulsion revolting revulsion scares scary shocking sinister stories terrible terrifying terror terrorizing threatening underworld unnerving unsettling vile
P&P: UK 1st £2.38. UK 2nd £2.20. EU Surface £2.56. EU Air £2.86. ROW Surface £2.56. ROW Air £4.30

 
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