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Author Title Year Price
[BULLOCH (John Malcolm)]
Soldiering and Sailoring in the North-East of Scotland: A Bibliography. [Off-print from 'Aberdeen University Library Bulletin, No. XIV].
1916 £21.00
[CLERKE (Charles)]
A Voyage Round the World, In His Majesty's Ship The Dolphin, Commanded by the Honourable Commodore Byron. In which is Contained, a faithful Account of the several Places, People, Plants, Animals, etc. seen on the Voyage: And among other Particulars, A minute and exact Description of the Streights of Magellan, and of the Gigantic People called Patagonians. Together with an accurate Account of Seven Islands lately discovered in the South Seas. By an Officer on Board the said Ship. Printed for J. Newbery and F. Newbery, 1767. Second edition, [4],186pp., without the final advert leaf, engraved frontispiece and a further 2 engraved plates, frontis., and title-page becoming loose, pencil ownership signature to title "Colonel [George Abbas Kooli] D'Arcy of the Falkland Islands". [Bound with:] [BYRON (John)] The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron (Commodore in a Late Expedition round the World) Containing An Account of the Great Distresses Suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, From the Year 1740, till their Arrival in England, 1746. With a Description of St. Jago d Chili, and the Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also a Relation of the Loss of the Wager man of War, One of Admiral Anson's Squadron. Written by Himself, and now First Published.
1768 £1245.00
[LACAM (Benjamin)]
Thoughts on a Late Proposal for Piloting Ships at all Seasons through Channel Creek, Instead of the Old Passage by the Braces, into Hoogly River.
1782 £575.00
[MACGREGOR (Sir Duncan, Lieut. General])
A Narrative of the loss of the Kent East Indiaman, by fire in the Bay of Biscay, on the 1st March, 1825. In a Letter to a Friend. By a Passenger.
1835 £85.00
ADAMS (Thomas R.) & WATERS (David W.) Compilers.
English Maritime Books Printed Before 1801. Relating to Ships, their Construction and their Operation at Sea...
1995 £275.00
ADMIRALTY-OFFICE.
A List of the Flag Officers and other Commissioned Officers of His Majesty's Fleet: with the Dates of their respective Commissions. [bound with] An Alphabetical List of the Post Captains, Commanders, and Lieutenants if His Majesty's *Fleet: with the Dates of their first Commisions.
1820 £150.00
BAIN (William)
An Essay on the Variation of the Compass, shewing how far it is influenced by a change in the direction of the ship's head, with an exposition of the dangers arising to navigators from not allowing for this change of variation. Interspersed with Practical, Observations and Remarks. By William Bain, Master, Royal Navy.
1817 £275.00
BINNING (Capt. Thomas)
A Light to the Art of Gunnery. Wherein is laid down the True Weight of Power both for Proof and Action, of all sorts of Great Ordnance. Also the true Ball, and allowance for Wind. With the most necessary Conclusions for the Practice of Gunnery, either in Sea or Land-Service. Likewise the Ingredients, and making of most necessary Fire-Works: As also many Compositions for the Gunner's Practice, both at Sea and Land.
1689 £795.00
BOURDÉ DE VILLEHUET (Jacques)
The Manoeuverer, or Skilful Seaman: being an essay on the Theory and Practice of the various movements of a ship at sea, As well as of Naval Evolutions In General. Translated from the French of Mr. Bourdé de Villehuet, by the Chevalier de Sauseuil... Illustrated with thirteen copperplates; Five of which, with many interesting Observations interspersed through the Work, by way of Notes, are the Production of an English Officer. Dedicated To His Royal Highness Prince William-Henry.
1788 £750.00
BRITISH NAVY.
The British Navy Triumphant! Being Copies of the London Gazettes Extraordinary; Containing the Accounts of the Glorious Victories...
1798 £295.00
BYNG (John, Admiral). [?WHITEHEAD (Paul)]
A Letter to a Member of Parliament in the Country, from his Friend in London, relative to the Case of Admiral Byng: with some original Papers and Letters which passed during the Expedition.
1756 £85.00
CHAPMAN (William) and JESSOP (William)
Report on the measures to be attained to in the Survey of a Line of Navigation, from Newcastle upon Tyne to the Irish Chancel. Published by Order of the Northumberland Committee of Subscribers to the Survey. To which are added, all the Reports subsequent to the Survey, and the estimates of Messrs Jessop and Chapman. [and] Second Part of the Proposed Navigation between the East and West Seas, viz. from Haydon-Bridge to Maryport. With Observations on Lines to Penrith, Sandsfield, Ravensbank, Bowness, Wigton. [and] Third and last Part of a Report on the Proposed Navigation between the East and West Seas, (viz.) on the Advantages and Disadvantages of Carrying the Navigation on the South Side of the River Tyne, in the different Courses that it is capable of. [and] Report of the Proposed Line of Navigation between Newcastle and Maryport, .... with Abstracts of the estimates of this line, and also of that from Stella to Hexham. [and] Mr. Chapman's Postscript to Mr. Jessop's Report.
1795 £495.00
CLARK (John)
Observations on the Diseases which Prevail in Long Voyages to Hot Countries, particularly on those in the East Indies; and on the same diseases as they appear in Great Britain.
1809 £295.00
CRAIG (Christopher)
Call for Fire: Sea Combat in the Falklands and the Gulf War.
1995 £12.00
DARTNELL (George R.)
A Brief Narrative of the Shipwreck of the Transport "Premier," Near the Mouth of the River St. Lawrence, on the 4th November, 1843, Having on Board the Head-Quarter Wing of the Second Battalion of the First or Royal Regiment, Proceeding From North America to the West Indies.
1845 £375.00
DERRICK (Charles)
Memoirs of the Rise and Progress of the Royal Navy.
1806 £220.00
FALCONER (William)
The Ship Wreck embellished with engravings from the designs of Richd. Westall R. A.
1822 £95.00
FINCHAM (John)
On Masting Ships, and Mast Making; giving some of the principles on which the masting of ships depends: with the practical operations of mast making: intended for use of the students in the Royal Naval College, and School of Naval Architecture.
1829 £225.00
GAM (David)
Memoirs of the Administration of the Right Honourable William Pitt, or an Inquiry into the Causes and Consequences of his Conduct in Respect to different Departments, Bodies, and Public Individuals of the State. In a Letter to the Right. Hon. the Earl of Suffolk, in Consequence of his Lordship's Motion in Parliament, and Conferences with His Majesty, for the Removal of Ministers.
1797 £60.00
HANGER (Lieut. Col. George)
Military Reflections on the Attack and Defence of the City of London; Proved by the Author to have been the most vulnerable Part of Consequence in the whole Island, in the Situation it was left in the Year 1794. To which is added, Reflections on the Loss of Plymouth or Harwich, and on the greater Safety of Portsmouth... Most respectfully addressed to the Right Hon. Thomas Skinner, Lord Mayor of London.
1795 £325.00
HEATHCOTE (Captain Sir Henry)
Treatise on Stay-Sails for the Purpose of Intercepting Wind between the Square-Sails of Ships and other square-rigged Vessels, Mathematically Demonstrating the Defects of those now in use, and the Eminent Superiority of the Improved Patent Stay Sails... Illustrated by Suitable Diagrams, and two Plates of Ships... to which is added, some Remarks on Proportioning the Jibs &c.
1824 £375.00
HILLARY (Sir William)
A Letter to the Trustees of the Academic Fund, on the Expediency and Importance of Establishing a School of Navigation, as a Branch of the Projected College, in the Isle of Man.
1830 £165.00
HOSEASON (Captain John Cochrane)
Remarks of the Channel Passage, and on the Paramount Importance of Dover for Offensive and Defensive Warfare.
1873 £50.00
MARINE INSURANCE.
Cursory Observations upon the proposed application to the Legislature of these Kingdoms for the Grant of a Charter to effect Marine Insurances.
1810 £50.00
MARITIME CAMPAIGN & TRIAL.
The Maritime Campaign of 1778. A Collection of all the Papers Relative to the Operations of the English and French Fleets. To which are added, Strictures upon the Publications made in France, by Order of the Ministry, Concerning the Engagement on the 27th of July; Illustrated with Charts and Plates, on Six Copper-plates, by J. M. a Lieutenant in the Fleet. Printed for William Faden. 1778. First Edition, folio, iv,[1]-24pp., 6 partly coloured large engraved folding plates. [Bound with:] The Trial (at Large) of James Hill; otherwise, James Hind; otherwise, James Actzen: for Feloniously, Wilfully, and Maliciously, setting Fire to the Rope-House, in His Majesty's dock-yard at Portsmouth. Tried at the assize, at Winchester, on Thursday, March 6, 1777... Taken, in short-hand, by Joseph Gurney...
1777 £1345.00

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