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Image for AMERICAS CUP 1851-1987. Sailing for Supremacy

AMERICAS CUP 1851-1987. Sailing for Supremacy

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sydney, Lester-Townsend Publishing: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID298459


Folio Size [26x38cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations and photographs colour. 239 pages This is the largest format book written on the history of the America's cup. View more info

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Tall True Tales of the Sea

By: "Old Shellbacks"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Hawthorndene, Investigator Press: 1979

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID285108


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Slight age-toning to upper edge. 88 pages View more info

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The British Corporation Register of Shipping and Aircraft - Rules for the Construction and Classification of Steel Ships 1928

By: (Clark, Robert - Chairman)

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Glasgow, The British Corporation Register: 1928

Seller ID: ID212223


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm. Very Good condition. Full maroon leatherette. Gilt to face. Corners lightly bumped. Hinges strengthened (original). Some light rubbing to edges and light wrinkling to front cover edges otherwise an excellent copy. SCARCE. xxxiv, 318 pages Structured in three main sections Rules, Surveys & Fees, and Tables with a comprehensive index at beginning. Rules 'section' contents include 'Rules for the Classification and Construction of... View more info

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There Was a Ship

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1983

Edition: 1st Illustrated Edition

Seller ID: ID148778


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket. Dj now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with black & white photographs. Gift inscription to half-title page. 239 pages From the moment that Patsy Adam-Smith saw the little coastal trader ease her way out of Bass Strait and heard her crew talk of reefs, wrecks and sand shoals, she was bewitched. Determined to go to sea herself, she persuaded the owner to let her sail on the &#... View more info

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A Cruise in an Opium Clipper

By: Anderson, Captain Lindsay

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Ibex: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID300203


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Some paper remains (bookplate?) to the front free endpaper. Black & white illustrations. 224 pages First published in 1891. View more info

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Veteran Ships of Australia and New Zealand

By: Andrews, Graeme

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, A.H. & A.W. Reed: 1976

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID247732


Oblong Small Quarto [approx 27x19cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. More than 120 black and white photographs and colour illustrations. 136 pages "Victory" and "Cutty Sark" are among the famous ships which have been restored and preserved in the past. The author, a shipping history enthusiast, tells the stories of the veteran ships and has recorded the efforts to preserve and rest... View more info

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A Pictorial History of Ferries. Sydney and Surrounding Waterways

By: Andrews, Graeme

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, A.H & A.W. Reed: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID293429


Oblong Octavo Size [approx 26x18cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has long closed tear [taped on underside] & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Bookshop stamp to front flyleaf. 119 pages View more info

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A Log of Great Australian Ships

By: Andrews, Graeme

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Reed: 1980

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID291144


Oblong Small Quarto Size [approx 19cm x 26.5 cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 160 pages This book contains the stories and statistics of more than 150 famous Australian Ships. View more info

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The Encircled Sea: The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization

By: Arenson, Sarah

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID262839


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour plates as well as black and white photographs and drawings. xii, 205 pages The companion book to the TV series of the same name offers an entirely new perspective on the study of the Mediterranean and its peoples View more info

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Voyages that change the world.

By: Aughton, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292674


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. 208 pages Dramatically told, often in the words of the explorers themselves, and beautifully illustrated with maps, portraits and historical illustrations, these are gripping stories of how a handful of sailors, adventurers, pirates and mavericks shaped the course of world history. View more info

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Endeavour: The Story of Captain Cook's First Great Epic Voyage

By: Aughton, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gloucestershire, UK, The Windrush Press: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID250951


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition. Black & white illustrations. Gift inscriptions to preliminary pages. 216 pages View more info

Image for Captain Cook Navigator and Scientist: Papers presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium Australian Academy of Science, Canberra 1 May 1969

Captain Cook Navigator and Scientist: Papers presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium Australian Academy of Science, Canberra 1 May 1969

By: Badger, G.M. (Editor)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Canberra, Australian National University Press: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID280254


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with colour and black & white plates. Small stain to rear cover of DJ. Maps to endpapers. 143 pages View more info

Image for My Own Destroyer.  A Biography of Matthew Flinders, Explorer and Navigator

My Own Destroyer. A Biography of Matthew Flinders, Explorer and Navigator

By: Baker, Sidney, J.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, Currawong Publishing: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID159961


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 146 pages According to the author, the story of Matthew Flinders is probably one of the great stories of the world - not so much because of his towering achievements but of what happened to him thereafter. In this biography the author uses both biographical writing technique but also sets this in a framework of ... View more info

Image for The Ship: Retracing Cook's Endeavour Voyage

The Ship: Retracing Cook's Endeavour Voyage

By: Baker, Simon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221567


Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. llustrated with colour and black & white photographs and reproductions. 224 pages Featuring original drawings, maps and artworks plus spectactular new photographs, this book provides a fascinating historical account of Cooks first voyage and sheds new light on its significance thrugh the present-day experience of lif... View more info

Image for From Paddle-Steamer to Nuclear Ship A History of the Engine-Powered Vessel

From Paddle-Steamer to Nuclear Ship A History of the Engine-Powered Vessel

By: Baker, W. A.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, C. A. Watts &Co Ltd.: 1965

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID300693


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Sonderful full page colour plates and many full page black & white drawings. 267 pages View more info

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The Discovery of the Titanic

By: Ballard, Robert

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID286736


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour photographs. Bookplate to the preliminary pages. 230 pages View more info

Image for ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood

ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood

By: Ballard, Robert D. (with Malcolm McConnell)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, National Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID203783


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Fine condition in a Near Fine Dustjacket - DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 288 pages View more info

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The Mutiny of the Bounty

By: Barrow, John Sir (Edited by Gavin Kennedy)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, David R. Godine: 1980

Edition: 1st U.S. Edition

Seller ID: ID142552


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Colour and black & white illustrations. 208 pages View more info

Image for Australia's Maritime Bridge into Asia

Australia's Maritime Bridge into Asia

By: Bateman, Sam and Sherwood, Dick

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Sydney, Allen & Unwin: 1995

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID209921


Octavo Size. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket (now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve). Previous owner's bookplate to preliminary pages. Black & white illustrations. 247 pages Examines the potential for Australia to participate in the maritime developments in the Asia-Pacific region. View more info

Image for Seven Centuries of Sea Travel From the Crusaders to the Cruises

Seven Centuries of Sea Travel From the Crusaders to the Cruises

By: Bathe, Basil W.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Leon Amiel Publisher: 1973

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID261787


Quarto Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and colour and black and white Drawings. This is a heavy book and will cost more to ship internationally. Please contact us for a precise quote for your part of the world. 295 pages An authoritative account of the development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present. View more info