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Image for HMS Gambia 1958-1960

HMS Gambia 1958-1960

By: N/A

Price: $104.50

Publisher: Courtenay Press, Brighton: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6qj

Condition: Very Good


Complete. A tidy copy of this celebration of HMS Gambia and the life and memories of the men who served on her. The blue boards are a little sunned from storage, scuffed. It has shelving wear to the edges and corners. There are handling and shelving marks. The gilt titling is just a little faded. Otherwise, the boards are sure, steady. The papertrims are only lightly sunned. The contents are most pleasing. They are clean, clear, orderly, neat, convivial, companionable, affectionate, engaging, pleasingly evocative. fk View more info

Image for Manual of Seamanship - 2 Volumes

Manual of Seamanship - 2 Volumes

By: N/A

Price: $28.50

Publisher: His Majesty's Stationery Office, London: 1926

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6rg

Condition: Good


Two volumes (complete). A generously owned couple of books. Volume I: 1908 edition, revised and reprinted in 1926. The boards are scruffy with much wear, scuffing, marks, depreciation. However, they are steady and comfortable. The contents have much evidence of use throughout. There are creases, there is wear to the edges about the edges, there are some handling and user marks. However, the contents are certain, confident, more than competent, alert. Volume II: 1933 edition, reprinted in 1944. A steady copy. The navy blue boards have wear about all edges and corners and seams from sh... View more info