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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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $38.90 (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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** 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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** 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). Item Type: Book. Text body is clean. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Light edgewear to jacket. Edges moderately browned/ foxed. Minor Edgewear to boards. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40171  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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (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/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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $52.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 34798  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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fair Condition
Price: $20.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 34627  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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Good Condition
Price: $34.90 (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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Good Condition
Price: $20.90 (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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38420  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 ** **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33484  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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 24902  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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Good Condition
Price: $19.90 (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 ** **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34525  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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 33070  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. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** 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 ** **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33930  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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By The Wind
Lindsay, J. Murray
Rigby, Australia, 1962. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Good. First Edition. Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Dust Jacket slightly sun faded. Edges browned slightly. Minor marks and wear to book and jacket. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $17.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 31776  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Carteret's Voyage Around The World 1766-1769 : 2 Volume Set
Wallis, Helen
Cambridge Univ. Press, London, 1965. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. . Size: 8vo Octavo (8 to 9 inches). Text body is clean and un-marked. Binding tight, covers & spine fully intact. Minor edgewear to jacket, tears and spotting. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $22.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 18560  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Channel Pilot Vol II
Anonymous,
Hydrographic Department, Admiralty, UK, 1965. Twelfth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/. Twelfth Edition. Solidly bound copy in somewhat flecked and stained boards. Contains supplement corrected to December 1967 Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 17787  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Chinese Naval Shipbuilding: An Ambitious and Uncertain Course
Erickson, Edited by Andrew S.,
Naval Institute Press, USA, 2016. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN/EAN: 9781682470817. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36389  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Chris-Craft Boats
Mollica Jr. and Jack Savage, Anthony
ISBN: 0760309205
MBI Publishing Company, USA, 2001. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Minor edgewear to boards. ISBN: 0760309205. ISBN/EAN: 9780760309209. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $45.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 19180  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Coast to Coast: The Great Australian Coastal Liners
Plowman, Peter
Rosenberg Publishing, Australia, 2007. 
 Softcover Softcover. Fine Condition/. . Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Item Type: Book. ISBN/EAN: 9781877058608. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40041  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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De Flytande Palatsen / The White Viking Fleet
Mattsson, Algot
ISBN: 918541462X
Tre Bocker, Sweden, 1987. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Swedish and English text. Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text is in multiple languages. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. ISBN: 918541462X. ISBN/EAN: 9789185414628. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $34.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 32990  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Deep-Water Sail
Underhill, Harold A.
Brown, Son & Ferguson, Scotland, 1955. 
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding still very good but sagged at the spine. Prior owner or seller's stamps and sticker and donation book-plate. Edges lightly browned/foxed. Rubbing and edgewear to boards. Bumping to board corners slightly exposing cardboard. Ex-Library - Stamps only. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Good Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 25829  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Designer & Client: Eight Boat Design Commissions
Dias, Antonio
ISBN: 0937822515
Woodenboat Publications, USA, 1998. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . from Kayak to Cruiser Size: 4to (11 to 13 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly faded. Minor marks and wear to book. ISBN: 0937822515. ISBN/EAN: 9780937822517. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $14.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 32989  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Destination Never Reached: New South Wales Shipwrecks
Gleeson, Max
ISBN: 0975117807
Self published, Australia, 2004. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Prior owner's inscription, partially blacked out. 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. ISBN: 0975117807. ISBN/EAN: 9780975117804. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36744  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Earthrace : Futuristic Adventures on the High Seas
Bethune, Pete
Hodder Moa, New Zealand, 2008. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. . Signed by Author. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Binding tight. Minor marks/wear to covers and page edges. Signed by Author. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Very Good Condition
Price: $25.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 28541  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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Eastern Archipelago Pilot: Vol. III
Unknown,
Hydographer of the Navy, UK, 1969. Sixth Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fair Condition/. Sixth Edition. Sixth edition. Comes with a 1978 supplement. Cover very sun faded, marked and worn. Spine creased. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Item Type: Book. Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine slightly cocked. Edges foxed and browned. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fair Condition
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 39834  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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England and the Spanish Armada: The Necessary Quarrel
McDermott, James
ISBN: 030010698X
Yale University Press, USA, 2005. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine. First Edition. First Printing. Size: Large 8vo ( 9 to 11 inches). Text body is clean & unmarked. Binding tight, spine fine. Edges very slightly spotted or marked. ISBN: 030010698X. ISBN/EAN: 9780300106985. **FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA - OUR CHRISTMAS DELIVERY DEADLINE HAS PASSED ** Fine Condition
Price: $24.90 (AUD)
Book Number: 34914  Bookseller: Shiny Owl Books
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