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  • The British Lighthouse Trail: A Regional Guide by Sarah Kerr 9781849954402

    The British Lighthouse Trail: A Regional Guide by Sarah Kerr 9781849954402

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    Lighthouses have been used as aids to maritime navigation for centuries. They are highly recognisable and beloved features of our coastline and waterways, treasured by communities and captivating visitors. But how many are there and is it really possible...
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  • River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads by Cat Jarman

    River Kings: A New History of Vikings from Scandinavia to the Silk Roads by Cat Jarman

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    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER & THE TIMES HISTORY BOOK OF 2021 'Astonishing and compelling' Bernard Cornwell 'This superb book is like a classical symphony, perfectly composed and exquisitely performed' THE TIMES Books of the Year ...
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  • Smoke And Ashes: Opium's Hidden Histories by Amitav Ghosh 9781529349245

    Smoke And Ashes: Opium's Hidden Histories by Amitav Ghosh 9781529349245

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    'An acerbic, compelling and always accessible account of how opium corrupted the world' TLS'The writing is sublime, the research thorough, the eye for story superb' Sunday TelegraphWhen Amitav Ghosh began the research for his monumental cycle of novels...
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  • How the World Made the West: A 4,000-Year History by Josephine Quinn 9781526605184

    How the World Made the West: A 4,000-Year History by Josephine Quinn 9781526605184

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    A Guardian, Financial Times, New Statesman, The Rest is Politics and Waterstones Highlight for 2024 'Quinn has done a lot more than reinvent the wheel. What we have here is a truly encyclopaedic and monumental account of the ancient world' THE TIMES 'A...
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  • One Crew: The RNLI's Official 200-Year History by Helen Doe 9781398122352

    One Crew: The RNLI's Official 200-Year History by Helen Doe 9781398122352

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    In the 200 years since it was founded, the RNLI has saved more than 144,000 lives. It all began with a meeting in London in 1824 to act on a proposal by Sir William Hillary: the formation of a National Institution for the Preservation of Life from...
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  • A History of the World in Twelve Shipwrecks by David Gibbins 9781399603485

    A History of the World in Twelve Shipwrecks by David Gibbins 9781399603485

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    'Masterful and entrancing - this is big history at its best.' Professor Alice Roberts, author of Ancestors'A real-life Indiana Jones takes readers on a dive through these underwater museums, revealing the sunken secrets of the past' The Times'Fascinating...
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  • Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book of the Sea by Terry Breverton

    Breverton's Nautical Curiosities: A Book of the Sea by Terry Breverton

    RRP: £18.99
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    A compendium of fascinating information about the great waters that cover two-thirds of our Earth and the men and women that sailed them.Breverton's Nautical Curiosities is about ships, people and the sea. However, unlike many other nautical...
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  • The Nautical Puzzle Book by The National Maritime Museum

    The Nautical Puzzle Book by The National Maritime Museum

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    __________Available now: the biggest and best quiz book about the deep blue!__________Think you know the difference between a ship and a boat? Do you really understand the shipping forecast? And what do all the different flags at sea mean?The Nautical...
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  • The Wager by David Grann 9781471183706

    The Wager by David Grann 9781471183706

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    THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES NO. 1 BESTSELLER *LONGLISTED FOR THE 2023 BALLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION* *SELECTED AS ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVOURITE BOOKS OF 2023* 'The beauty of The Wager unfurls like a great sail... one of the finest nonfiction...
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  • The Ship Beneath the Ice: The Discovery of Shackleton's Endurance by Mensun Bound 9781035008421

    The Ship Beneath the Ice: The Discovery of Shackleton's Endurance by Mensun Bound 9781035008421

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    Sunday Times Bestseller and Blackwell's Non-Fiction Book of the Month.Over one hundred years after its wreck, Endurance, Sir Ernest Shackleton's ship, was found in the depths of the most hostile sea on Earth. The Ship Beneath the Ice is the astonishing...
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  • The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I's Dream by Charles Spencer

    The White Ship: Conquest, Anarchy and the Wrecking of Henry I's Dream by Charles Spencer

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    THE #2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'As gripping as any thriller. History doesn't get any better than this' BILL BRYSON 'A brilliant read ... Game of Thrones but in the real world' ANTHONY HOROWITZ ...
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  • Titanic Voices: 63 Survivors Tell Their Extraordinary Stories by Hannah Holman

    Titanic Voices: 63 Survivors Tell Their Extraordinary Stories by Hannah Holman

    RRP: £22.00
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    There were over 700 survivors of the Titanic disaster and their horrific experience has captivated readers and moviegoers for over 100 years. But what was it actually like for a woman to say goodbye to her husband? For a mother to leave her teenage sons?...
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  • The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings by Neil Price

    The Children of Ash and Elm: A History of the Vikings by Neil Price

    RRP: £16.99
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    A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR'As brilliant a history of the Vikings as one could possibly hope to read' Tom HollandThe 'Viking Age' is traditionally held to begin in June 793 when Scandinavian raiders attacked the monastery of Lindisfarne in Northumbria, and...
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  • Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived by Andrew Wilson 9781847398826

    Shadow of the Titanic: The Extraordinary Stories of Those Who Survived by Andrew Wilson 9781847398826

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    In the early hours of 15 April 1912, after the majestic liner Titanic had split apart and the 1,500 men, women and children struggled to stay alive in the freezing Atlantic, the sea was alive with the sound of screaming. Then, as the ship sank to the...
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  • Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942 by Max Hastings

    Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942 by Max Hastings

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    The Sunday Times bestseller 'One of the most dramatic forgotten chapters of the war, as told in a new book by the incomparable Max Hastings' DAILY MAIL In August 1942, beleaguered Malta was within weeks of surrender to the Axis,...
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  • The Sinking of the Titanic: Eyewitness Accounts from Survivors by Jay Henry Mowbray

    The Sinking of the Titanic: Eyewitness Accounts from Survivors by Jay Henry Mowbray

    RRP: £14.99
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    I ran out on the deck and then I could see ice. It was a veritable sea of ice and the boat was rocking over it. I should say that parts of the iceberg were eighty feet high, but it had been broken into sections, probably by our ship. There fell on the...
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  • Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night by Julian Sancton

    Madhouse at the End of the Earth: The Belgica's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night by Julian Sancton

    RRP: £14.99
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    'An epic of survival' -- MICHAEL PALIN'A "grade-A classic"' -- SUNDAY TIMES'Utterly enthralling' -- GEOFF DYER, GUARDIAN'Deeply engrossing' -- NEW YORK TIMESLISTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE TIMES, NEW STATESMAN, SUNDAY TIMESThe harrowing, survival...
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  • A Night to Remember: The Classic Bestselling Account of the Sinking of the Titanic by Walter Lord

    A Night to Remember: The Classic Bestselling Account of the Sinking of the Titanic by Walter Lord

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    'There is no danger that Titanic will sink. The boat is unsinkable and nothing but inconvenience will be suffered by the passengers.' - Phillip Franklin, White Star Line Vice-PresidentOn April 15th, 1912, Titanic, the world's largest passenger ship, sank...
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  • Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942 by Max Hastings 9780008364946

    Operation Pedestal: The Fleet that Battled to Malta 1942 by Max Hastings 9780008364946

    RRP: £25.00
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    The Sunday Times bestseller 'One of the most dramatic forgotten chapters of the war, as told in a new book by the incomparable Max Hastings' DAILY MAIL In August 1942, beleaguered Malta was within weeks of surrender to the Axis,...
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  • A Brief History of Slavery: A New Global History by Professor Jeremy Black

    A Brief History of Slavery: A New Global History by Professor Jeremy Black

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    A thought-provoking and important book that raises essential issues crucial not only for understanding our past but also the present day.In this panoramic history, Jeremy Black tells how slavery was first developed in the ancient world, and reaches all...
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  • The Book of Sea Shanties by Nathan Evans

    The Book of Sea Shanties by Nathan Evans

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    An epic journey through sea shanties, high tides and seven seasFrom the international bestselling singer comes The Book of Sea Shanties.The world sang in harmony with Nathan Evans, the Glaswegian postie turned singer of sea shanties. Join him as he takes...
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  • The Pirates’ Code: The Laws and Life Aboard Ship by Rebecca Simon

    The Pirates’ Code: The Laws and Life Aboard Ship by Rebecca Simon

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    Pirates have long captured peoples' imaginations with images of cutlass-wielding swashbucklers, eye-patches and buried treasure. But what was life really like on a pirate ship? Piracy was a risky, sometimes deadly occupation, and strict orders were...
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  • Sailing Alone: A History by Richard J. King 9780241642269

    Sailing Alone: A History by Richard J. King 9780241642269

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    'An exceptional book. Sailing Alone belongs on the very small shelf of the true classics of the sea' Peter Nichols, author of Sea Change and A Voyage for Madmen'Colourful and inventive' The TimesSailing on a boat by yourself out at sea and out of sight...
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  • The Royal Navy Day by Day by Lt Cdr L. Phillips 9780750982665

    The Royal Navy Day by Day by Lt Cdr L. Phillips 9780750982665

    RRP: £60.00
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    The Royal Navy Day by Day, the splendid history of the Senior Service across 500 years, presented as a diary of daily events, has become a familiar and much-loved part of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines. It is the standard naval history reference book...
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  • The Evolution of the Passenger Ship by Chris Frame 9781803991559

    The Evolution of the Passenger Ship by Chris Frame 9781803991559

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    Take a voyage through the rich history of passenger ships. From mass migration through to luxury holidays, passenger shipping has played a central role in the collective human story. They have been at the forefront of innovative technology, leading to...
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  • Subsmash: The Mysterious Disappearance of HM Submarine Affray by Alan Gallop

    Subsmash: The Mysterious Disappearance of HM Submarine Affray by Alan Gallop

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    In April 1951, the disappearance of HM submarine Affray knocked news of the Korean War and Festival of Britain from the front pages. Affray had put to sea on a routine peacetime simulated war patrol in the English Channel. She radioed her last position...
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  • On a Sea of Glass: The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic by Tad Fitch

    On a Sea of Glass: The Life & Loss of the RMS Titanic by Tad Fitch

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    On the night of 14/15 April 1912, a brandnew, supposedly unsinkable ship, the largest and most luxurious vessel in the world at the time, collided with an iceberg and sank on her maiden voyage. Of the 2,208 people on board, only 712 were saved. The rest...
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  • In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired `Moby Dick' by Nathaniel Philbrick

    In the Heart of the Sea: The Epic True Story that Inspired `Moby Dick' by Nathaniel Philbrick

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    The Number One best-selling, epic true-life story of one of the most notorious maritime disasters of the 19th century, beautifully reissued alongside Philbrick's new paperback, Sea of Glory. The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged...
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  • The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain 1649-1815 by N. A. M. Rodger

    The Command of the Ocean: A Naval History of Britain 1649-1815 by N. A. M. Rodger

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    The Command of the Ocean describes with unprecedented authority and scholarship the rise of Britain to naval greatness, and the central place of the Navy and naval activity in the life of the nation and government. It describes not just battles, voyages...
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  • Arctic Convoys: Bletchley Park and the War for the Seas by David Kenyon 9780300269444

    Arctic Convoys: Bletchley Park and the War for the Seas by David Kenyon 9780300269444

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    An incisive account of the Arctic convoys, and the essential role Bletchley Park and Special Intelligence played in Allied success Between 1941 and 1945, more than eight hundred shiploads of supplies were delivered to the Soviet Union protected by...
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  • The Last Grain Race by Eric Newby

    The Last Grain Race by Eric Newby

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    An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last 'grain race' of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby. In 1939, a young Eric Newby - later renowned as a travel writer of exceptional talent - set sail aboard...
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  • Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World by Peter Moore

    Endeavour: The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World by Peter Moore

    RRP: £14.99
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    **THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER**An inventive biography of one of the most famous ships of all time - recently discovered off the coast of America- Endeavour is an alluring combination of history, adventure and science. From Johnson's Dictionary to...
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  • The Forgotten Lifeboats of Tyrella by Barbara Lomas

    The Forgotten Lifeboats of Tyrella by Barbara Lomas

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781527254503Author Barbara LomasFormat PaperbackPage Count 164Imprint Bird Rock PressPublisher Bird Rock Press
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  • The Search: The true story of a D-Day survivor, an unlikely friendship, and a lost shipwreck off Normandy by John Henry Phillips

    The Search: The true story of a D-Day survivor, an unlikely friendship, and a lost shipwreck off Normandy by John Henry Phillips

    RRP: £22.00
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    When archaeologist John Henry Phillips volunteered with a charity that took D-Day veterans back to Normandy, due to an administrative error he found himself without a hotel room and reliant on the generosity of one of the veterans who had a spare bed...
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  • In the Wake of Heroes: Sailing's Greatest Stories Introduced by Tom Cunliffe by Tom Cunliffe

    In the Wake of Heroes: Sailing's Greatest Stories Introduced by Tom Cunliffe by Tom Cunliffe

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    Tom Cunliffe is one of the biggest names in the sailing world - an internationally renowned journalist and speaker, and the go-to guru when the BBC wants a presenter for a new TV series about maritime interests. For the last ten years he has edited...
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  • Convoys: The British Struggle Against Napoleonic Europe and America by Roger Knight 9780300273403

    Convoys: The British Struggle Against Napoleonic Europe and America by Roger Knight 9780300273403

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    The first account of Britain's convoys during the Napoleonic Wars-showing how the protection of trade played a decisive role in victory During the Napoleonic Wars thousands of merchant ships crisscrossed narrow seas and wide oceans, protected by...
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  • The Levelling Sea: The Story of a Cornish Haven and the Age of Sail by Philip Marsden

    The Levelling Sea: The Story of a Cornish Haven and the Age of Sail by Philip Marsden

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    The story of Britain's colourful maritime past seen through the changing fortunes of the Cornish port of Falmouth. Within the space of few years, during the 1560s and 1570s, a maritime revolution took place in England that would contribute...
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  • The Men of the Mary Rose: Raising the Dead by A. J. Stirland

    The Men of the Mary Rose: Raising the Dead by A. J. Stirland

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    The Mary Rose was one of King Henry VIII's favourite warships until she sank during an engagement with the French fleet on 19 July 1545. Her rediscovery and raising were seminal events in the history of nautical archaeology. Apart from the Captain and...
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  • Battleships: The World's Greatest Battleships from the 16th Century to the Gulf War by David Ross

    Battleships: The World's Greatest Battleships from the 16th Century to the Gulf War by David Ross

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    For more than 400 years, the big-gun warship stood as the supreme naval war machine. It was not only a major instrument of warfare, but a visible emblem of a nation's power, wealth and pride. Battleships features 52 of the greatest warships to have...
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  • Resorts and Ports: European Seaside Towns since 1700 by Peter Borsay 9781845411978

    Resorts and Ports: European Seaside Towns since 1700 by Peter Borsay 9781845411978

    RRP: £29.95
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    Histories of seaports and coastal resorts have usually been kept in separate compartments. This book brings them together and looks at how resort development affected historic ports during the rise and development of the seaside holiday in Europe from...
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