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"DEMS? What's DEMS?" : The story of the men of the Royal Australian Navy who manned defensively equipped merchant ships during World War II
Marcus, Alex
ISBN: 0864390122
Boolarong Publications, Australia, 1986. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Light denting and edgewear to board edges. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Edges slightly foxed. ISBN: 0864390122. ISBN/EAN: 9780864390127. Very Good Condition
Price: $55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34079  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Lucky Ship: The Nine Lives of the Australian Coaster 'Tambar' 1912-1960
Mair, Craig
Nautical Association of Australia, Australia, 2013. First Edition
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9780975689639. Fine Condition
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36655  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Maritime History of Australia
Bach, John
ISBN: 0170050874
Thomas Nelson, Australia, 1976. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Foxing to page block edges. Light foxing to early/rear pages, text clean. Minor marks and wear to boards and jacket. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Previous owner's signature in ink. ISBN: 0170050874. ISBN/EAN: 9780170050876. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38419  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Voyage to New South Wales : The Journal of Lieutenant William Bradley RN of HMS Sirius 1786-1792. Reproduced in Facsimile from the Original Manuscript With a Portfolio of Charts
Bradley, William
Ure Smith, Australia, 1969. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . All 22 charts present Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). 2-volume set (complete). Text body is clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Light edgewear to jacket. Edges slightly browned and foxed. Minor Edgewear to boards. Very Good Condition
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38817  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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A Year on a Monitor and the Destruction of Fort Sumter
Hunter, Alvah F.
ISBN: 0872497615
University of South Carolina, USA, 1991. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0872497615. ISBN/EAN: 9780872497610. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 35038  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Action Stations!: Tribal Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy
Nesdale, Iris
ISBN: 0949552011
HMAS Warramunga Veterans' Association, Australia, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Minor marks and edgewear to jacket. Slight mark to front free endpaper. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. ISBN: 0949552011. ISBN/EAN: 9780949552013. Fine Condition
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23510  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Action Stations!: Tribal Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy
Nesdale, Iris
ISBN: 0949552011
HMAS Warramunga Veterans' Association, Australia, 1989. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. Signed by Author. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Signed by Author. ISBN: 0949552011. ISBN/EAN: 9780949552013. Fine Condition
Price: $75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34798  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Admiral "Bull" Halsey: The Life and Wars of the Navy's Most Controversial Commander
Wukovits, John
Palgrave Macmillan, USA, 2010. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN/EAN: 9780230602847. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33602  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Admiralty List of Lights : Fog Signals and Visual Time Signals : Volume D 1967
Anon,
Hydrographer of the Navy, UK, 1967. 
 Softcover Softcover. Good Condition/. . Lightly worn covers. Tightly bound. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean. Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 17717  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals: Volume K, 1975 : Indian and Pacific Oceans, South of the Equator
Not Stated,
The Hydrographer of the Navy, UK, 1975. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fair Condition/. . Includes recapitulatory supplement. Prior owner's name in ink on front cover. Adhesive mark to title page. Corrections to pages 151, 152, 215 glued over original text with some marked in pen. Binding tight, spine cocked, creased and browned. Soiling, creasing and edgewear to covers including open tears. Light foxing to early/rear pages, text mostly clean. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Edges moderately browned/ foxed. Fair Condition
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34627  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Adventures of the Wollongong Schooner and her Owners
Lee, Regina
, Australia, 2015. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . : 'SS Matthew Kirven' aka 'SS Tiki' Size: Oblong 8vo. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9780975691533. Fine Condition
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33125  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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All in a Day's Work
Kerr, Commander C. L
Rich & Cowan, USA, 1939. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding still very good. Edges moderately browned/ foxed. Moderate edgewear to boards. Good Condition
Price: $50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31664  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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An Eye for a Yacht
Phillips-Birt, D.
Faber, UK, 1955. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Boards slightly warped and discoloured. Browning and adhesive stains to endpapers. Size: 4to Quarto (11 to 13 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine is slightly faded/sunned and cocked.. Prior owner or seller's stamp. Minor marks and wear to book. Good Condition
Price: $28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24720  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Anchor and Balance: Det norske Veritas 1864-1989
Andersen and John Peter Collett, Hakon With
ISBN: 8202117690
J.W. Cappelens Forlag, Norway, 1989. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Gift inscriptions neat in ink, two to early pages. Edgewear, including small tears, and othe rminor marks to jacket. Minor marks and edgewear to boards. Adhesive stains to endpapers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding still very good , slightly cocked. ISBN: 8202117690. ISBN/EAN: 9788202117696. Very Good Condition
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38420  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Anti-Submarine Warfare
Hill, J. R Rear Admiral
ISBN: 0711014353
Ian Allan, UK, 1984. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor marks & wear to boards and jacket. ISBN: 0711014353. ISBN/EAN: 9780711014350. Very Good Condition
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21113  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Armidale '42 : A Survivor's Account : Memory and Imagination
Madigan and Don Watson, Col
ISBN: 0732910390
MacMillan, Australia, 2000. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. Illustrator: Jan Senbergs. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Minor marks and wear to book. Illustrator: Jan Senbergs. ISBN: 0732910390. ISBN/EAN: 9780732910396. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33484  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Atlantic Kingdom - America's Contest with Cunard in the Age of Sail and Steam
Butler, John A.
ISBN: 1574883836
Brassey's Inc., USA, 2001. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: David Bullen. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Lovely clean solidly bound copy. Illustrator: David Bullen. ISBN: 1574883836. ISBN/EAN: 9781574883831. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 18421  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Atlantic: A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
Winchester, Simon
HarperPress, UK, 2010. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact, but spine is very slightly cocked. Edges lightly soiled or stained. Minor marks and wear to book. Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 24902  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Australia Pilot Vol. II 1956
Not Stated,
Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, UK, 1956. Fourth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Fourth Edition. Binding exposed between early pages. Spine board faded. Water stains to back and spine boards, other minor wear to book. Page block edges browned. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding is loose but fully intact. Previous owner's signature in ink. Bumping to board corners. Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33071  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Australia Pilot Volume III 1973
Anon,
Hydrographer of the Navy, Australia, 1973. Sixth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Sixth Edition. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Binding still very good. Previous owner's book-plate laid in. Edges moderately browned/ foxed. Minor marks and wear to book. Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32904  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Australia Sea Mysteries
Loney, Jack
ISBN: 090919128X
Marine History Publications, Australia, 1988. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Size: Slim 8vo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 090919128X. ISBN/EAN: 9780909191283. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34525  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Australia's Ships of War
Bastock, John,
ISBN: 0207129274
Angus & Robertson Publishers, Australia, 1975. Signed Limited First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. Signed Limited First Edition. Copy No. 131 / 750 Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Light foxing to front/rear pages, text pages clean. Prior owner's signature in ink. ISBN: 0207129274. ISBN/EAN: 9780207129278. Very Good Condition
Price: $150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20025  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Australian Pilot Vol. III 1960
Not Stated,
Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, UK, 1960. Fifth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Fifth Edition. Prior seller's sticker and stamp. Spine board slightly faded. Bumping to board corners slightly exposing cardboard. Other minor wear to boards. Page block edges browned. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding good , not supertight. Previous owner's signature in ink. Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33070  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Batavia's Graveyard
Dash, Mike
ISBN: 0609607669
Crown Publishers, USA, 2002. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Jacket wrapped in clear adhesive plastic and stuck to boards. First US edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges slightly foxed. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0609607669. ISBN/EAN: 9780609607664. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37214  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic who Led History's Bloodiest Mutiny
Dash, Mike
ISBN: 0575070242
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, UK, 2002. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Mild uniform browning. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. ISBN: 0575070242. ISBN/EAN: 9780575070240. Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38170  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Bay Steamers and Coastal Ferries
Loney, Jack
ISBN: 0909191387
A.H. & W.A. Reed, Australia, 1988. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Minor rubbing to spine. Light creasing and edgewear to covers. Size: Oblong 12mo 7 to 7.5 inches. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges browned slightly. ISBN: 0909191387. ISBN/EAN: 9780909191382. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33930  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Boating Legends of Sydney Harbour
Thomas, Fred,
ISBN: 0734409257
Lothian Books, Australia, 2006. First Edition
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges slightly browned / foxed. ISBN: 0734409257. ISBN/EAN: 9780734409256. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22590  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Boating Legends of Sydney Harbour
Thomas, Fred,
ISBN: 0734409257
Lothian Books, Australia, 2006. First Edition
 Paperback Paperback. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Edges slightly browned / foxed. ISBN: 0734409257. ISBN/EAN: 9780734409256. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32530  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Brown's Signalling: How to Learn the International Code of Visual and Sound Signals
Stewart, W.K.
Brown, Son & Ferguson, UK, 1957. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Binding tight but spine rubbed and worn. Prior owner's inscription, partially scribbled out. Size: 12mo (7 to 7.5 inches). Slight foxing front/rear pages, most of text is clean. Prior Bookseller sticker or stamp. Edges browned slightly. Minor marks and wear to book. ** LIGHT BOOK - Postage will be reduced by 25% after order is placed ** Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32693  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Building Classic Small Craft: Complete Plans and Instructions for 47 Boats
Gardner, John
ISBN: 007142797X
McGraw Hill, Australia, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Foxing to page block edges, light foxing to early/rear pages, text clean. Minor marks and wear to covers. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN: 007142797X. ISBN/EAN: 9780071427975. Very Good Condition
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39050  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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