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Modern Seamanship A Comprehensive Reference Guide For All Recreational Boaters
Dodds, Don,
ISBN: 0517162520
Gramercy Books, New York, 2000. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. Reprint. The dustjacket shows no damage, the hardcover binding similarly shows no damage, there is a small mark next to the spine on the top edge but no damage to the margins of the book. Illustrated with diagrams and example maps, the book covers additional and modern navigation and sailing as well as etiquette and common boating customs with five appendices providing additional information on such issues as distance and varying calculations along with a glossary of terminology which is particularly helpful. Paraphrasing the dustjacket blurb Second impression of the First Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Navigation; Sailing; ISBN: 0517162520. ISBN/EAN: 9780517162521. Inventory No: 0273812. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0273812  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Navigation for Yachtsmen (Third Edition)
Blewitt, Mary,
ISBN: 0540009636
Stanford Maritime, Limited, London, 1974. Reprint
 Hardcover (Laminated Boards) Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. Reprint. Foreword to the first edition by Captain John Illingworth, preface by author appendix an index. The text is illustrated with numerous figures and illustrations. Photographic laminated boards with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Title says it all. Rubbing of the book corners, backstrip corners and book panels. Age toning of the textblock edges with previous owners name to the top edge of the free front end page on page 33. Offset tanning to the end pages. Revised Edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 101, [1] pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Navigation; ISBN: 0540009636. ISBN/EAN: 9780540009633. Inventory No: 0128153. This book is light, and postage will be reduced to $8.00 for shipment within Australia. . Very Good Condition
Price: $11.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0128153  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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Nicholls's Concise Guide to the Ministry of Transport Navigation Examinations All Grades Volume 1
Brown, Charles H.,
Brown, Son & Ferguson, Glasgow, 1949. Reprint
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Good Condition/. Illustrator: Diagrams & charts. Reprint. The original blue cloth covered boards, rubbed at the top and bottom of the spinal section with a small tear at the bottom of the spine section, flecking of the cloth; foxing of the end pages, front end pages have Mariner's compass and the new pattern compass and its equivalents, internally clean, I can find no annotations. The foldout maps bound into the book show no damage. 7th edition. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. XX, 616, [2] pages +3 maps inserted in rear pocket. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Diagrams & charts. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Navigation; Inventory No: 0280612. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0280612  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Complete Coastal Navigator; A Textbook Addressed to All Seamen, Qualified or Unqualified, Who Are Interested in the Science and Art of Navigation
Cotter, Charles H.,
Hollis & Carter, London, 1964. First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Good. Illustrator: Illustrated. First Edition. Introduction by author and index. The text is illustrated with 5 black-and-white photographs and numerous figures and illustrations. Blue coloured cloth covered boards with gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Illustrated dustwrapper with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and black coloured titles to the backstrip. Black-and-white photograph of author to the rear panel. "While the shipmaster is at all times responsible for the safety of his vessel, navigation in coastal waters presents special difficulties which make the greatest demand on his skill as a seaman and navigator. This volume presents a clear, concise and complete treatment of every aspect of coastal navigation (excepting only harbour pilotage)." from the front fold over panel blurb. Though specifically aimed at the English seaman, the book can be used in any waters and seaman. A little rubbing of the backstrip edges and of the book corners. Age toning and faint foxing to the text block edges and a little age toning of the pages. Some faint stains to the front pages. Foxing to the top text edge. Some creasing of the dustwrapper edges with rubbing of the panels. Handling marks in foxing to the rear panel and the top edge shows some small closed tears. Foxing and some staining to the fold over panels with a little age toning to the verso. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. [4], 5 - 320 pages,. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Navigation; Reference. Inventory No: 0128151. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0128151  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Navigator's Art
Hutson, A.B.A.,
ISBN: 0263055922
Mills & Boon Ltd, London, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. First Edition. five appendices, a short bibliography and index. The text is illustrated with numerous black-and-white photographs and black-and-white illustrations. Colour illustrated laminated boards with red coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. A history of the art of navigation, from the Polynesians and Scandinavians in their early exploration endeavours, through to such men as Columbus, Magellan, Drake, then to the more modern, sophisticated navigational aids and techniques. Rubbing to the book panels and book edges. Previous owners name to the lower right-hand corner of the three front end paper and to the left hand corner of the same page, the remains of a stick can be seen and original price has been placed. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. 3), 4-192 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic and Illustrations. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Navigation; ISBN: 0263055922. ISBN/EAN: 9780263055924. Inventory No: 0112681. Very Good Condition
Price: $13.20 (AUD)
Book Number: 0112681  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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The Yachtsman's Navigation Manual
Toghill, Jeff,
ISBN: 0589071653
A. H & A. W. Reed, Sydney, 1975. Reprint
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/Very Good. Illustrator: Photographic. Reprint. Acknowledgements, introduction by author, 2 appendices and index. Green coloured pages. The text is illustrated with black-and-white photographs, maps, figures and line drawings. Blue coloured boards with small gilt and white coloured illustration to the lower right-hand corner of the front panel, and gilt coloured titles to the backstrip. Colour photographic dustwrapper with blue and black coloured title to the front panel and backstrip. The title says it all, in which the author sets out to teach in a practical manner the art of navigation for yachtsmen. Rubbing of the backstrip edges, top book corners and there is an erosion to the lower edge of the front panel. Age toning of the text block edges, and, a few small foxing spots also present. Previous owners name to the top right hand corner of the free front end page. Minor rubbing of the dustwrapper edges and panels. Size: 4to 9" - 12" tall. (1), 2-32 pages.. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: Photographic. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Ships & the Sea; Navigation; Australia; ISBN: 0589071653. ISBN/EAN: 9780589071653. Inventory No: 0128131. THIS BOOK WEIGHS OVER 1KG WITHOUT PACKING AND EXTRA POST WILL BE REQUIRED FOR SHIPMENT OUTSIDE AUSTRALIA. PLEASE ENQUIRE FOR COSTS BEFORE YOU ORDER, THANK YOU. Very Good Condition
Price: $17.60 (AUD)
Book Number: 0128131  Bookseller: Syber's Books
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