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Adventure and Biography

Adventure and Biography

  • The Last Grain Race - Arthur Beale

    The Last Grain Race

    £10.99

    By Eric Newby An engaging and informative first-hand account of the last `grain race' of maritime history, from respected travel writer Eric Newby...

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    £10.99
  • Ian Nicholson Trilogy - Arthur Beale

    Ian Nicolson Trilogy

    £14.99

    This trilogy tells how Ian Nicolson, yachtsman, naval architect and author, joined a Canadian and a Norwegian to sail the 45-foot ketch Maken from ...

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    £14.99
  • Mischief in Patagonia - Arthur Beale
    Tilman

    Mischief in Patagonia

    £12.00

    H W Tilman With a Foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston ‘So I began thinking again of those two white blanks on the map, of penguins and humming bir...

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    £12.00
  • Swin, Swale & Swatchway - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Swin, Swale & Swatchway

    £12.00

    The Lost Classic of Victorian Cruising H. Lewis Jones An exemplary read—Sam Llewellyn, The Marine Quarterly The tide made up very fast, and so...

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    £12.00
  • Ascent of Rum Doodle - Arthur Beale

    Ascent of Rum Doodle

    £8.99

    By W. E. Bowman An outrageously funny spoof about the ascent of a 40,000-and-a-half-foot peak, The Ascent of Rum Doodle has been a cult favourite s...

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    £8.99
  • Down to the Sea in Ships - Arthur Beale

    Down to the Sea in Ships

    £9.99

    'Magnificent' Robert Macfarlane Winner of the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year Our lives depend on shipping but it is a world which is large...

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    £9.99
  • Holmes of the Humber - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Holmes of the Humber

    £25.00

    Our immensely popular first book is back in a softcover edition, and we're delighted that the Yorkshire poet, writer and broadcaster Ian Mcmillan, ...

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    £25.00
  • An Inland Voyage - R. L. Stevenson - Arthur Beale
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    An Inland Voyage

    £6.99

    By Robert Louis Stevenson Robert Louis Stevenson was not only a gifted writer, he was also an indefatigable traveller. His thirst for adventure wa...

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    £6.99
  • Mischief Among the Penguins - Arthur Beale
    Tilman

    Mischief Among the Penguins

    £12.00

    H W Tilman With a Foreword by Libby Purves ‘Hand (man) wanted for long voyage in small boat.No pay, no prospects, not much pleasure’ So read the c...

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    £12.00
  • Sea-Country - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Sea-Country

    £12.00

    Exploring Thames Estuary By-ways Under Sail Tony Smith — ‘Creeksailor’ Sea-Country is Tony Smith's name for that sprawling and magical world on ...

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    £12.00
  • Messing About in Boats - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Messing About in Boats

    £12.00

    John R Muir With a Foreword by Sam Llewellyn Inexplicably out of print since the late 1940s, Messing About in Boats is one of the most charming a...

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    £12.00
  • Good Little Ship - Arthur Beale
    Lodestar Books

    Good Little Ship

    £14.00

    Arthur Ransome, Nancy Blackett and the Goblin Peter Willis With a Foreword by Libby Purves ‘There’s more than a touch of irony about the title o...

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    £14.00
  • The Book of Tides - Arthur Beale

    The Book of Tides

    £20.00

    An idiosyncratic, richly illustrated guide to Britain's rivers, seas and shores, for everyone who loves the water and the natural world - a Norwegi...

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    £20.00