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Yachting: A History
Heaton, Peter
B T Batsford Limited London, England 1955 First Edition
 Hardcover with Original Cloth Hardcover with green boards, dustjacket missing, first edition, 736gms, 280 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Boards only show minor scuffing and wear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page and some minor sticky tape markings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000760  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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117 Days Adrift
Bailey, Maurice and Maralyn
ISBN: 0245522603
Nautical Publishing Company Hampshire, England 1974 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 512gms, 192 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the story of the dramatic sinking of the yacht, Auralyn, and the 118 days the two occupants spent in their small life raft before finally being rescued by Korean fisherman. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. There is a small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001065  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Improve Your Own Boat: Projects and Tips for the Practical Boat Builder
Nicolson, Ian
ISBN: 0393033104
W. W. Norton & Company New York, USA 1986 First American Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first American edition, 770gms, 241 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001067  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cruising Multihull, The
White, Chris
ISBN: 0070698686
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press Camden, USA 1997 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 608gms, 268 pages. This book supplies the reader with information about design, construction, rigs, seamanship, safety, and a point-by-point rebuttal of the accepted wisdom concerning multihull dangers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Some minor soiling and creasing to back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001070  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Off Watch: A Selection of Bunkside Reading
Skellorn, James (ed.)
ISBN: 0229116108
Granada Publishing St Albans, Hertz, UK 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 712gms, 211 pages. An anthology of bunkside reading. Here are extracts from the works of some of the best marine writers on design, seamanship, racing, gale conditions, humour, narrative and history. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001184  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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117 Days Adrift
Bailey, Maurice and Maralyn
ISBN: 0245522603
Nautical Publishing Company Hampshire, England 1974 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 512gms, 192 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the story of the dramatic sinking of the yacht, Auralyn, and the 118 days the two occupants spent in their small life raft before finally being rescued by Korean fisherman. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAPAC19  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Lloyd’s Register of Yachts 1978
Lloyd’s
Lloyd's Register of Shipping London, England 1978 91st Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with green boards, 91st edition, 1560gms, 1332pgs, no dustjacket as issued, includes the loose first and second supplements. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good/No Jacket (As Issued)
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOSAI17  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Lloyd’s Register of Yachts 1980
Lloyd’s
Lloyd's Register of Shipping London, England 1980 93rd Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover with green boards, 93rd edition, 1680gms, 1383pgs, no dustjacket as issued, includes the loose first and second supplements. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good/No Jacket (As Issued)
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOSAI19  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Race, The: The First Nonstop, Round-The-World, No-Holds-Barred Sailing Competition
Zimmermann, Tim
ISBN: 0752841653
Orion Books Ltd London, England 2002 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first UK edition, 678gms, 316pgs. Focusing on colourful personalities and heroes, Zimmermann chronicles the high-octane thrills of The Race and offers a unique behind the scenes look at this perilous sport. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOSAI9  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Sea Scouting: The New Gilcraft Series No. 1
Browne, Tom
C. Arthur Pearson Limited London, England 1951 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 210gms, 159pgs. This is an essential manual for all Scoutmasters and Scouters and for keen Troop Leaders. It includes a glossary of nautical terms, an appendices on boating and bathing, boat pulling orders, and boat charge certificates. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear, chipping and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOSAI28  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat
Nichols, Peter
ISBN: 1861974418
Profile Books Ltd London, England 2002 Reissue
 Softcover Softcover, reissue, 244g, 275pgs. With only his sextant, his instincts as a seasoned sailor and his memories of a floundering marriage, Peter Nichols set out from England to sail to America, but halfway across the Atlantic he sprung a leak. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA42  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Birmingham Canal Navigations - A Report on the ’Remainder’ Waterways
N/A
British Waterways Board Publication   
 Soft Cover 30 pp. Undated c.1970. Light moisture damage on rear cover. Owners name on first page.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 10584  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Seaweed Utilisation
NEWTON Lily
Sampson Low London 1951 First Edition
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 188 pp. Ex Library copy. Green cloth cover with black spine. Browning to page edges. Front loose endpaper has been removed.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27252  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Under Full Sail - 50 Years of Great Marine Photographs
ROSENFELD Morris
Prentice Hall  1957 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 213 pp. Dustjacket has chipping and tearing on the edges. Browning to page edges and endpapers. Owners name on first page Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20239  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Seaway Code : Manual of Safety and Survival
Toghill, Jeff
ISBN: 0730101665
New Holland Publishers Pty, Limited Frenchs Forest, NSW, Australia 1986 
 Pictorial Boards 136 pp. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17089  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Coastal Navigation for Beginners
TOGHILL Jeff
ISBN: 0589071912
Reed Australia 1982 
 Paperback 110 pp. Light browning to page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13642  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Hawaiian Canoe
HOLMES Tommy
Editions Limited Hawaii 1981 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 191 pp. Dustjacket has sunfading on the spine. Book has light browning to page edges and asmall owners stamp on the first page. This book gives a comprehensive description of the skills and traditions associated with the Hawaiian canoe as well as a complete history of racing. Illustrated with diagrams and photographs. Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 160.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26516  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Lloyds List - 250th Anniversary Special Supplement : Scenes from Sea and City Lloyd’s List 1734-1984
CAMERON Alan and FARNDON Roy
 London 1984 
 Soft Cover 288 pp. Light wear on corners. Light browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25370  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Seahorses: Conservation & Care
Garrick-Maidonent, Neil
ISBN: 1852790717
Tfh Pubns Inc Neptune City, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1997 
 Pictorial Boards 48 pp.   As New
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19290  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Ice Master: The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk
Niven, Jennifer
ISBN: 0786884460
Hyperion Books for Children Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 2001 
 Paperback 402 pp. Remainder mark on lower edge. Unread copy.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 12780  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Hunting Neptune’s Giants : True Stories of American Whaling (Single Titles Ser., 7)
Gourley, Catherine
ISBN: 1-56294-534-3
Millbrook Press, Incorporated Brookfield, CT, U.S.A. 1995 First Edition
 Laminated Boards 93 pp. Taken from a collection of manuscripts at Mustic Seaport Museum. Illustrated. Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 05395  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Junior Officer’s Handbook on Simple Navigation No. 1
ALEXANDER William
George Allen & Unwin London 1943 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 89 pp. Dustjacket has darkened with tears and loss on the spine. Browing to page edges. Tape marks on endpapers. Interior of book in very good condition.  Good/Fair
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32518  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Cruising Ports - The Central American Route
RAINS Capt. Pat
Point Loma Publications California 2007 Sixth Edition
 Soft Cover 272 pp. Light wear on cover.   Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29492  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Panama Guide: A Cruising Guide to the Isthmus of Panama
Zydler, Nancy Schwalbe;Zydler, Tom
ISBN: 1892399091
Seaworthy Pubns Brookfield, Wisconsin, U.S.A. 2006 Second Edition
 Soft Cover 332 pp. Wear on the cover. Notes written on the first page.  Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29491  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Galley Guide for Gourmets: Tempting Top-Of-The-Range Dishes from Boxes and Cans
Raveson, Ferne
ISBN: 0396068286
Dodd, Mead  1974 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 87 pp. Dustjacket has moisture mark on the lower edge. Browning to page edges. Moisture distortion on lower page edges.   Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33867  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Boating Bible: An Essential Handbook for Every Sailor
Murrant, Jim
ISBN: 0-207-16166-6
Angus & Robertson Australia 1991 
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 310 pp.   Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 06622  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Dieselmotoren auf Yachten
Donat, Hans
ISBN: 376880691X
Delius Klasing  1993 
 Trade Paperback 199 pp. TEXT IN GERMAN  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 32746  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Nouvelle-Caledonie Le Plus Beau Lagon Du Monde
Laboute, Pierre ; Fuega, Michel ; Grandperrin, Rene
ISBN: 2950578403
Editions Alizes  1991 
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 271 pp. Blue cover has wear on the edges. Foxing on the title page.   Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 31761  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The First Atlantic Liners, Seamanship in the Age of Paddle Wheel, Sail and Screw
ALLINGTON Peter and GREENHILL Basil
Conway Maritime Press Great Britain 1997 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 270 x 270 mms. 167 pp. Light wear on edges of dustjacket. Cellotape and marks on endpapers. This book shows how the traditions of the sailing ship were adapted to promote the development of the paddle ships and early screw vessels in the North Atlantic seas. Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 02240  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Daring the Sea - The True Story of the First Men to Row Across the Atlantic Ocean
SHAW David W.
Birch Lane Press Book U. S. A. 1998 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 224 pp. In 1896 two Norwegian immigrants from the New Jersey coast set out to row the Atlantic in an eighteen foot boat with no sail and no engine. They reached England in 55 days and no one has bettered their time. Unclipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 02505  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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