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Maritime & Sailing Stories

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Tim and Lucy Go To Sea, ARDIZZONE, Edward
1 ARDIZZONE, Edward Tim and Lucy Go To Sea
London Oxford University Press 1960 Reprint Hard Cover Good Fair 
Matt pictorial boards in matching dustwrapper; colour and b/w ills. Rubbing and bumping to corners and spine ends; pen mark to rear cover; thumbing and occasional mark to pages. Unclipped dustwrapper (10s6d net) has a number of untidy chips and tears with small losses to spine ends and crayon mark to rear flap, now in removable protective sleeve. Tim persuades Lucy's guardian Mr Grimes to buy a ship and go to sea. 
Price: 15.00 GBP
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Dangerous Waters (A Skipper Book), COX, Jack
2 COX, Jack Dangerous Waters (A Skipper Book)
London Lutterworth Press 1955 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good HODGSON, Robert 
Blue cloth boards in pictorial dustwrapper; map endpapers; 182pp; b/w ills. Light sunning to spine ends. Unclipped dustwrapper is rubbed and chipped to edges and corners; small patch of surface lifting to spine. An adventure story set in the Scilly Isles. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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House By the Water, DONKIN, Nance
3 DONKIN, Nance House By the Water
Puffin Books 1973 0140306390 / 9780140306392 Paperback Very Good DICK, Astra Lacis 
Pictorial card covers; 174pp; b/w ills. Light rubbing to cover edges. James Reiby lives in his father's house by the water, looking out over Sydney harbour in the early 1800s, and dreams of sailing round the world. 
Price: 4.00 GBP
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Kaspar Prince of Cats, MORPURGO, Michael
4 MORPURGO, Michael Kaspar Prince of Cats
London HarperCollins Children's Books 2008 0007266995 / 9780007266999 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good FOREMAN, Michael 
Navy cloth boards with silver cat to front in pictorial dustwrapper; 208pp; colour ills and endpapers. Boards lightly bumped to corners; previous owner gift inscription to front pastedown; toning to pages. Price crossed out to front flap of dustwrapper with light rubbing to edges. Kaspar, the Savoy Hotel cat, survives the sinking of the Titanic. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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Racundra's Third Cruise, RANSOME, Arthur
5 RANSOME, Arthur Racundra's Third Cruise
West Sussex Fernhurst Books 2002 1898660891 / 9781898660897 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
Navy cloth boards in glossy pictorial dustwrapper; 128pp; b/w ills; map endpapers; edited and compiled by Brian Hammett. Very slight slant to spine; pages just starting to tone. Dustwrapper has minor edgewear and tanned stip to spine edge of front panel. A previously unpublished account of a cruise up the River Lieupe in the Summer of 1924 by the author of the 'Swallows and Amazons' Series. 
Price: 8.00 GBP
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The Flying Spray, THOMPSON, Capt. T.
6 THOMPSON, Capt. T. The Flying Spray
London Frederick Warne & Co Ltd Hard Cover Very Good Good 
Undated. Red boards with yellow lettering in matt pictorial dustwrapper; 256pp; b/w frontis. Light foxing to endpapers. Dustwrapper has couple of chips and small tears to corners; small mark to spine. Four boys and their master are picked up by 'The Flying Spray' when their own boat capsizes in Weymouth Harbour. 
Price: 10.00 GBP
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