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Beken of Cowes: A Century of Tall Ships
Beken, Kenneth J.,
ISBN: 0245542485
Harrap, London, 1985. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. foreword, an introduction by His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales, a list of ships. Endpapers illustrated with line drawings of ships. Black and white frontispiece. Text is illustrated with coloured and black and white photography. Beige cover with gilt writing on spine. Photographic dustwrapper, protected, with black coloured titles to the front panel and a white coloured titles to the back strip. Three generations of the Beken family have been photographing the world's ships and shipping. The latest generation, Kenneth, has chosen 100 of the best photographs that his family has taken and given details of that particular vessel. All in all a sea dogs delight. Some minor bumping to head and heel of spine. This is the first UK edition. Size: Folio (over 12" tall ). [6], 7 - 222, [1], pages, . Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Yachting; ISBN: 0245542485. ISBN/EAN: 9780245542480. Inventory No: 0100121. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good
Price: $44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 0100121  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Cruising Under Sail
Hiscock, Eric C.,
Oxford University Press, London, 1965. Second Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: photographs. Second Edition. xxi + 468pp., frontis., b/w pls., text ills., diags., maps, plans, index. The dust jacket is rubbed across both top and bottom edges, and has been price could, original bookseller's rubberstamp bottom left of front end page, traces of foxing to the front and rear end papers, and to the half title page where it backs onto the colour frontispiece. The book is illustrated with 250 photographs by the author and 80 diagrams, most of the photographs are black-and-white. This comprehensive book covers every practical aspects of cruising under sail and has ever since its first publication in 1950 held its position as one of the leading books, if not the outstanding one on the subject, for the beginner and expert alike. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Yachting; Sailing; Inventory No: 0272766. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0272766  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Sailor's World
Beiser, Arthur,
ISBN: 039446852X
Ridge Press Book/Random House, New York, No date. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good/Good. Illustrator: Stanley Rosenfeld -- Photographer . Reprint. preface by author, bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with copious colour and black-and-white photographs, the majority taken by Stanley Rosenfeld, of the sailor and his world. Colour photographic dustwrapper (wraparound) with black coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. ''In this beautifully illustrated book, Arthur Breiser -- author, scientist, and journeyman sailor aspiring to mastery -- explores the universal qualities of the sailor's world." -- From the front fold over panel blurb. Bumping to the backstrip corners and rubbing to the book edges. Browning to the text block edges and age toning of the internal text. Chipping to the dustwrapper corners and backstrip edges. There is a three cornered tear to the top right-hand corner of the front panel measuring 2 inches horizontally and same size vertically. A smaller, 0.5 ", tear to the top left-hand corner of the rear panel and. rubbing and a few handling marks are also present clipping of the dustwrapper, front fold over, top right-hand corner. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (11), 12-251, (1) pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Stanley Rosenfeld -- Photographer . Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Yachting; Sports & Pastimes. ISBN: 039446852X. ISBN/EAN: 9780394468525. Inventory No: 0111166. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0111166  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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