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            For Those In Peril; The Story of the Life-Boat Service

Elder, Michael

(Book #ID 74177)

Published by John Murray, 50 Albemarle Street, London First Edition 1963. London 1963.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original green paper covered boards, white title and author lettering to the spine. 8vo. 9'' x 6''. Contains 135 printed pages of text with monochrome photographs throughout. Minimal wear to the spine ends, ghosting to the end papers, foxing to the closed upper edges. Very Good condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with rubs to the spine ends and corners, curling and crease lines to the upper edges, not price clipped. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, this preserves and prolongs the life of the paper, it is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            Rescue at Sea: An International History of Lifesaving, Coastal Rescue Craft and Organisations

Evans, Clayton

(Book #ID 33382)

Published by Conway Maritime Press The Chrysalis Building, London First Edition 2003. London 2003.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original duck-egg blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine. Quarto 11'' x 9'' 296 pages. ISBN. Fine condition book, in Fine condition dust wrapper, not price clipped, unused new book. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection, which protects and prolongs the life of the paper, this is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper and can easily be removed should you so wish. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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            The Wreck of the General Grant

Eunson, Keith

(Book #ID 114425)

Published by A. H. & A. W. Reed, 182 Wakefield Street, Wellington, New Zealand First Edition 1974. 1974.

First edition hard back binding in publisher's original aqua marine cloth covered boards, blocked and lettered gilt back. 8vo. 8½'' x 5¼''. The General Grant was a three-masted bark built in Maine in 1864. It was named after Ulysses S. Grant and owned by Messers Boyes, Richardson & Co. While on her way from Melbourne to London, General Grant crashed into a cliff on the west coast of main island of the Auckland Islands of New Zealand, and subsequently sank as a result. Sixty-eight people drowned and only 15 people survived. It was carrying 58 passengers and 25 crew, along with a cargo of wool, skins, 2,576 ounces of gold, and 9 tons of zinc spelter ballast. Included in the passenger list were a number of successful miners from the Australian gold fields. Contains (x), 168 pp with numerous monochrome illustrations and archive photographs throughout, 3 maps and charts. Fine condition book in Very Good condition dust wrapper with a little sun fading down the spine. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection. Member of the P.B.F.A.

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