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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

ISBN: 0949853089


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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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 Steel Ships'; 'Ships Intended to Carry Oil in Bulk'; 'Rules for the Classification and Construction of Machinery'. Second... View more info

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Knots. An Illustrated practical guide to the essential knot types and their uses.

By: Adamides, Andrew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Heatherton, Victoria, Hinkler Books: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID303758

ISBN: 1741813883


Skinny Small Quarto Size [approx 12cm x 24cm]. Very Good condition. No dustjacket. Black & white illustrations. 159 pages This book is a fantastic source for those looking to expand their repertoire of knots, or seeking to learn the basics. 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

ISBN: 0589071904


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 restore them. 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

ISBN: 0589503863


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

Image for The Encircled Sea: The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization

The Encircled Sea: The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization

By: Arenson, Sarah

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 1990

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID262839

ISBN: 009469480X


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 changed the world.

By: Aughton, Peter

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Quercus: 2007

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID292674

ISBN: 1847242081


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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A Maritime History of Australia

By: Bach, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sydney, Book Club Associates: 1976

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: ID307201


Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Bookplate to Front Free Endpaper. 481 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 psycho-analysis which, in the authors opinion, reveals an inevitability of Flinders' tragic end. A very human look at this w... View more info

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The Ship: Retracing Cook's Endeavour Voyage

By: Baker, Simon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, BBC Books: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID221567

ISBN: 0 563 53463 X


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 life aboard the replica Endeavour. View more info

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Ghostliners: Exploring the world's greatest lost ships

By: Ballard, Robert D. and Archbold, Rick

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Allen & Unwin: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID264036

ISBN: 186448831X


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs and drawings by Ken Marschall. 64 pages Ballard guides the reader through the Titanic and other famous lost ships with underwater photography and rare archival images. View more info

Image for Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage 1741-1747 : Volume I The Voyage of Christopher Middleton 1741-1742

Voyages to Hudson Bay in Search of a Northwest Passage 1741-1747 : Volume I The Voyage of Christopher Middleton 1741-1742

By: Barr, William & Williams, Glyndwr (Edited by)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID308187

ISBN: 0904180360


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A very nice copy. Illustrated with black and white plates and maps. 333 pages A well documented account of the controversial Middleton expedition. View more info

Image for The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of HMS BOUNTY Its Cause and Consequences

The Eventful History of the Mutiny and Piratical Seizure of HMS BOUNTY Its Cause and Consequences

By: Barrow, Sir John; Edited with and Introduction by Captain Stephen W. Roskill

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, The Folio Society: 1976

Edition: 1st thus

Seller ID: ID304576


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in a Very Good Slipcase. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. 261pages View more info

Image for Behind the Picture - H.M.S. Rattlesnake's Australia-New Guinea Cruise 1846-1850

Behind the Picture - H.M.S. Rattlesnake's Australia-New Guinea Cruise 1846-1850

By: Bassett, Marnie

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Oxford University Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID142122


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket. DJ has sticker stain & is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. Colour fold-out to rear. 112 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

ISBN: 1863738932


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 A Life on the Ocean Wave :  The Journals of Captain George Bayly 1824 - 1844

A Life on the Ocean Wave : The Journals of Captain George Bayly 1824 - 1844

By: Bayly, George Captain; Statham, Pamela and Erickson, Rica [Edtied by]

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Melbourne, The Miegunyah Press: 1998

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID287088

ISBN: 0522847617


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Ribbon marker. Illustrated with colour plates. Black and white maps and drawings. 364 pages Captain Bayly made eleven extended voyages around the world in 20 years, visiting most major ports between the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn. View more info

Image for Beken of Cowes: A Century of Tall Ships

Beken of Cowes: A Century of Tall Ships

By: Beken, Kenneth

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1985

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID252904

ISBN: 0245542485


Folio Size 25x33cm approx]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. DJ now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs Frank Beken, Alfred Beken and Kenneth Beken. Black and white diagram of tall ships to end papers. A lovely book. Likely to attract additional shipping due to size and weight 224 pages Three generations of the Beken family have been photographing ships since 1888. This volume contains 100 of their finest 'Tall Ship' pictures. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. View more info

Image for Last Stronghold of Sail.  The story of the Essex Sailing-smacks, Coasters and Barges

Last Stronghold of Sail. The story of the Essex Sailing-smacks, Coasters and Barges

By: Benham, Hervey

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, Harrap: 1981

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ID286741

ISBN: 0245537848


Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Endpaper maps. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. 202 pages The author brilliantly evokes the old days of sailing-barges and smacks, of cutters and ketches, and of all the craft which have sailed on the rivers of Essex and along the East Coast. View more info

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Paddle Steamers of the Murray River

By: Bennett, Kit

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Thomas C Lothian: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: ID309729

ISBN: 0734407130


Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Near fine condition in pictorial laminated boards in a near fine dustjacket. Dustjacket now protected in our purpose made plastic sleeve. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. 162 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. View more info

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The Dragon's Triangle

By: Berlitz, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Grafton Books: 1990

Edition: 1st UK Edition

Seller ID: ID246206

ISBN: 0922066191


Octavo Size. Very Good in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Black & white illustrations. 204 pages The mystery of the Dragon Sea in the Pacific. View more info