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SHARKS AND OTHER ANCESTORS, Patterns of Survival in the South Seas.
DOAK, Wade.
Auckland. 1975. Hodder & Stoughton.  0 
  with 2 survival plans, plus 16 pages with 60 colour photos. Eps: map between New Zealand and Solomon Islands. Hard cover, Very good. / Very good d/w.. 22 x 14.5. Voyage on the Underwater Research Vessel "El Torito" and dives amongst sharks off New Zealand, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu) and the Solomon Islands. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2301  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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THE INFLUENCE OF SEA POWER UPON HISTORY, 1660-1805
MAHAN, Alfred Thayer.
Sydney. 1980. Books for Pleasure.  0 
  1st Australian edition. with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 31 x 23.5. Fully illustrated version of Mahan's classic work where he postulated that the international power of a nation rested upon command of the sea lanes. Updated from 1783 to 1805. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 2324  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Breaking Ranks
Cabban, Peter
ISBN: 1740513150
Random House Australia 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 384pp index, b/w illus. very good. The true story behind the HMAS Voyager scandal. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62214  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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BEKEN OF COWES, The New Ocean Thoroughbreds
BEKEN, Kenneth J.
ISBN: 0245544720
Harrap Ltd., London. 1988  1988 
  4to. hardcover. 220pp. full-page colour illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 1720  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Gold From the Sea
Taylor, James
Sydney, Australasian Publishing, 1947  1947 
  8v0. 271pp, b/w plates, endpaper plans. good. / no d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3369  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Surface at the Pole
Calvert, Commander James.
Adventurers Club 1963  1963 
  8vo hardcover 211pp, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30251  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Racing through paradise : a Pacific passage
Buckley, William F. (William Frank)
ISBN: 0394557816
New York Random House 1987  1987 
  8vo hardcover 344pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. SynopsisnChronicles the author's four thousand-mile sailing voyage across the Pacific with four close friends, his son Christopher, and a photographer. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30226  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Blue-Water Bushmen
STANNARD, Bruce
ISBN: 0207146411
Sydney: Angus and Robertson, 1981.  1981 
  Oblong 4to. hardcover. b/w illus. Very good / Very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62202  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Destroyer man
Alliston, John
ISBN: 0909104816
Greenhouse Publications 1985  1985 
  8vo hardcover 188pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40005  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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SUCCESSFUL SAILING, From Beginner to Expert in Forty Classic Lessons
Lou d’Alpuget, Illustrated by Jack Earl
Nelson 1974  1974 
  4to. hardcover. 80 PP with 34 b/w photos and 40 figures. Very good. / Good+ d/w chipped on top edge 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5087  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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One Man’s Dream - Digby Taylor’s Outward Bound.
Parker, Alan & Taylor, Digby.
Aukland. Lindon Publishing 1982.  1982 
  4to. hardcover. 180pp. colour photos. illus endpapers. near fine / near fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5257  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Ra Expeditions
Heyerdahl, Thor
ISBN: 0045720207
London. George Allen & Unwin. 1978  1978 
  8vo. hardcover. 334pp. index, + colour plates. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62200  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Tigris Expedition.
Heyerdahl, Thor.
ISBN: 0045720231
George Allen & Unwin London 1980. First edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 333pp. index. + colour plates. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62201  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Rahui.
Iles, Colin.
Reed 1975.  1975 
  8vo hardcover 194pp index, b/w illus. very good / good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30015  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Eagle of the Sea - The story of Old Ironsides.
Bruce Grant, Illustrated by Gordon Grant
ISBN: 0528876589
Rand McNally 1974  1974 
  8vo. Softcover. 176pp. Lightly toned pages, otherwise good. The story of the US frigate Constitution affectionately known for over 150 years as Old Ironsides. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60751  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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THE LIVING SHORES OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Branch, Margo & George.
3rd impression. Cape Town: Struik, 1985  1985 
  photography by Anthony Bannister; drawings by Margo Branch.'272 p.: illustrated throughout, mostly in colour. maps. 4to. Paper covered boards, Very good. / Good+ d/w chipped on top corners. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6090  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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ATLANTIC ADVENTURE.
Groser John
Ward Lock & cO lTd. 1968. 1st. Edition  0 
  with a foreword by "Blondie" Hasler. A book about the single handed Trans Atlantic Race, particularly in 1968. Illustrated with b/w photos, maps, charts , plans and diagrams. Pp 160. Index and appendices. 8vo with dw. GOOD / GOOD 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6245  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Offshore. A North Sea Journey
Alvarez, A.
UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1986  1986 
  8vo. hardcover. 191pp. b/w illus. by Bill le Ferer, maps by Martin Lubikowski. fine. near fine d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20974  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fatal Storm: The Inside Story of the Sydney - Hobart Race
Mundle, Rob
Sydney. Harper Collins. 1999  1999 
  Large 8vo softcover. Inscription by Author on title page. 315pp. + colour plates. very good condition. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6589  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Marine Electronic Navigation
Appleyard, S.F.
Routledge & Kegan Paul 1980.  1980 
  VeryGood. Crisp,clean and tight. Illustrated by maps and charts. 1st Ed 1st Pr. Binding is blue cloth in unclippped d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6994  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Pirates of the Pacific
Day, A. Grove
New York, Meredith Press, 1968. First edition  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 181pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20224  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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THE NAVIGATOR’S ART
HUTSON, A. B. A.
London. 1974. Mills & Boon. 1st Ed.  0 
  Illustrated pictorial boards, 192pp. with b/w photos and illustrations by Alec Davis. very good copy. 8vo. Columbus, Magellan and Drake. How it all started, the northern sailors, the great canoe navigators of the pacific, the compass and the chart, Indies east and west, Time is longitude, electrical aids to navigation, navigating an aeroplane, pilotage, fixing a ships position, lighthouses, buoys, tides, errors, animals and birds navigation, Making a quadrant, astrolabe sextant, northern sky, latitude and longitude, bibliography, index. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20354  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sailing Alone Around the World
Slocum, Joshua
ISBN: 0713652802
Alard Coles Nautical, London 1999.  1999 
  8vo softcover 294pp, b/w illus. very good. In the 1890s Captain Joshua Slocum, an ageing Massachussetts merchantman, was the first man to circumnavigate the globe single-handed. He did so in a 37-foot sailboat he had rebuilt from a derelict oyster sloop. He set down the story of his odyssey in this volume. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62883  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Pond on My Window-sill: the story of a freshwater aquarium.
Reynolds, Christopher.
Deutsch, London, 1969  1969 
  8vo. hardcover.196pp. index. b/w illus. very+ light foxing to outer page edges, owner's name on fep. / good+, d/w 1 small tear. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20884  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Diving Australia. A Guide to the Best Diving Sown Under
Coleman, Neville & Marsh, Nigel
Periplus Action Guides 1997.  1997 
  8vo. softcover. 352pp. index, colour illus, maps. Near Fine. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62046  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Lloyd’s Calendar 1932
Lloyd’s
London: Lloyd's, 1932.  1932 
  8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 843pp b/w ilus, ads, charts tables, maps, colour flags, fold-out receipt. very good, faded spine. / no d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22839  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Vintage Yachts of the World
Serafini, Flavio
ISBN: 3936761515
Feieraband Berlin 2000  2000 
  Large 4to. hardcover. 435pp. index, colour illus. Very good, page edges a little wavy. / Very good d/w. Heavy book extra post may apply. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62108  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises
Lockley, Ronald M., Illustrated by Sutton, Elizabeth
London, David & Charles 1979  1979 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 200pp. index. + colour plates, b/w ilus. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21656  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sydney Harbour of Yesteryear: The glass plate photography of William James Hall.
Toghill, Jeff
ISBN: 0589503332
Reed 1982  1982 
  oblong 4to. Hardcover in d/w. The first 12 pages from the TOC to page 12 are bound upside down. 127pp. Very good. Illustrated throughout with b&w glass plate photographs of boats on Sydney Harbour. From the collection held by the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron, spanning late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, revealing the whole spectrum of boating life, the people and their recreational activities. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61643  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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A Ship Modeller’’s Logbook
Lewis, John N. C.
London: Percival Marshall & Co Ltd, 1950.  1950 
  8vo. hardcover. 200pp. b/w illus. very good. /good, rubbed d/w chipped on top edge. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 33451  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Yachting in Australia : yesterday, today, tomorrow
D’Alpuget, Lou.
ISBN: 0091373603
Sydney Collins 1980  1980 
  4to hardcover 330pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 42106  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Capsize
King, Bill
ISBN: 0245596380
Nautical Pub. Co. 1969  1969 
  8vo hardcover 136pp index, b/w illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29431  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Richard Pym’s voyage to destiny : book 1.
Pym, Richard
ISBN: 0646192132
N.S.W. Pathfinder Holdings 1994  1994 
  8vo softcover 275pp, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27689  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cruising Rigs and Rigging
Norgrove, Ross
ISBN: 0229117015
Granada UK, 1983  1983 
  Large 8vo. hardcover. 322pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62848  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Coast of Coral. Adventures in the underwater mountains of the Great Barrier Reef.
Clarke, Arthur C.
New York, Avon, 1968. First printing.  0 
  8vo. softcover. 207pp. + b/w plates. Scarce paperback edition 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22817  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Oceans
Stevenson, Robert E. & Frank H. Talbot. (eds)
ISBN: 0864384912
Surrey Hills, N.S.W. R. D. Press 1993  1993 
  4to hardcover 160pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36008  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Underwater Australia Dive Guide
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0170069192
Melbourne Nelson 1987  1987 
  Small 4to softcover 271pp index, colour illus, maps. very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36022  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Men from the Dreadnoughts
Baynham, Henry
London: Hutchinson, 1976.  1976 
  8vo. hardcover. 272pp. index, + b/w plates. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22980  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Log of the Mahina
Neal, John
ISBN: 0918074029
Pacific International Publishing, USA 1995  1995 
  8vo. softcover. 280pp. b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 61926  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Harpooned The Story of Whaling
Spence, Bill
ISBN: 0517311577
Crescent Books.New York 1980  1980 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 192pp. index, b/w illus. very good, owner's stamp on fep, foxing to prelims. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46253  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The New Zealand Whale & Dolphin Digest The Official Project Jonah Guidebook
Dawson, Stephen
Brick Row Publishing Auckland 1985  1985 
  4to. softcover. 130pp. index b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46254  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Steamboats Come True: American Inventors in Action
Flexner, Jamexs Thomas
Little, Brown & Co 1978  1978 
  8vo. hardcover. 406pp. indexb/w illus. very good, a few small specs on bottom cover edge. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45707  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Blue Gum Clippers and Whale Ships of Tasmania
Lawson, Will and The Shiplovers Society of Tasmania
1986 Facsimile  0 
  8vo. Softcover. 261pp. Very good, cover edges lightly sunned. Printed in Sepia. Contents includes 30 Illustrations. Hobart town in 1830, The First Ships of Hobart Town, Bay Whalers of Hobart Town, Whale Ships and Whaling, Traders of Tasmania, Intercolonial and Coastal, Tasmania's Shipbuilders and Their Ships, London Traders, Tasmanian and British, Strange Stories of Ships and Men, Harbour Craft, Coasters and Hulks, Wrecks on Tasmanian Coast and of Tasmanian Ships. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45738  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Titanic: Legacy of the World’s Greatest Ocean Liner
Wels, Susan
ISBN: 0783552610
Time Life UK 1998  1998 
  Square 4to hardcover 205pp index, colour illus. very good, owner's inscription on fep. / very good transparent d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27998  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Spinnaker
King, R R
ISBN: 0229116051
Granada, 1981  1981 
  4to hardcover 185pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27653  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Champagne Mumm book of ocean racing : an illustrated history
Dear, Ian.
ISBN: 0727820311
London Severn House Publishers 1985  1985 
  4to hardcover 157pp index, b/w & colour illus. very good, owner's inscription verso fep. / very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27648  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sea Power. A modern illustrated history.
Preston, Anthony; Louis S. Casey & John Batchelor (Illustrator)
Books for Pleasure, Sydney. 1979.  1979 
  Large 4to. hardcover. 392pp. colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27613  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The commanding sea
Francis, Clare
ISBN: 0563178000
London. BBC and Pelham. 1981  1981 
  4to hardcover 280pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, small owner's inscription on fep. / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27291  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Around the World Rally
Cornell, Jimmy
ISBN: 0713636904
Adlard Coles Nautical, 1993  1993 
  8vo softcover 208pp index, b/w illus. very good. This book provides an analysis of the way in which 36 different cruising boats, their equipment and their crews performed during 16 months and 24,000 miles of tough ocean sailing. Europa 92, the first round the world rally for cruising boats, brought together these yachts in an event which visited 18 countries, covering between them over 600,000 miles. This international fleet, ranging from 40 to 72 feet, formed a cross-section of current cruising boat design, and both boats and crews were well tried and tested during their voyage around the world. This book gives an insight into the successes and failures experienced by the participants. Divided into sections covering all aspects of cruising from equipment, instruments, sails and maintenance to provisioning, navigation and watchkeeping, its conclusions offer lessons to any sailor, whether cruising in home water or planning a circumnavigation. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26303  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Passenger Liners of the World since 1893
Cairis, Nicholas T
Bonanza Books New York, 1979  1979 
  Oblong 4to. hardcover 226pp. index, b/w illus. good. / fair d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28840  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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New South Wales boat launching ramp atlas.
Lucas, Alan
ISBN: 0725521805
N.S.W. Horwitz Grahame 1989  1989 
  4to softcover 93pp b/w illus, maps. very good 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25006  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Designed to Win Ocean Racing Deck Layout
Marshall, Roger
London. Granada Publishing/Adlard Coles. 1979. 1st Edition.  0 
  4to. hardcover. 191pp. index, b/w illus. very good+. / very good d/w with 5cm tear bottom of spine. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24260  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Great Liners. P & O Orient ships on the Australian trade.
Fitchett, T. K.
ISBN: 0727003895
Rigby Ltd. Adelaide 1977. 1st Edition.  0 
  Oblong 4to. hardcover. 80pp. colour illus. very good, light foxing to prelims. / Very good d/w with tear on rear corner(repaired). 
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62088  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Black Barty: The Real Pirate of the Caribbean
Burl, Aubrey
ISBN: 0750943122
Sutton, UK 2005.  2005 
  8vo. softcover. 307pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, page edges toned. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62838  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cradle of Ships
Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw
Putnams New York 1958 1st edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 279pp. b/w illus. + b/w plates. very good. / poor, chipped d/w with sunned rear panel edges. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23570  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Company. The Story of a Murderer
Edge, Anabella
Sydney: Picador, 2000 Hard Cover. First Edition.  0 
  small 8vo. Excellent copy in fine d/w, no marks, rough cut pages. True first of this novel based on the story of the Duch East India ship the Batavia. Crew member Jeronimus Cornelisz began a reign of terror after the ship was wrecked off the West Australian coast. pp371 . 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23530  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Back to Cape Horn
Swale, Rosie
Collins 1986  1986 
  8vo. hardcover. 223pp. + b/w plates. very good. /very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23504  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ferries of Sydney
Andrews, Graeme
ISBN: 0424002027
Sydney University Press 1994  1994 
  8vo softcover 264pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's inscription on fep. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50842  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Tigris Expedition.
Heyerdahl, Thor.
George Allen & Unwin London 1980. First edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 333pp. index. + colour plates. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44510  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Yacht With No Name: The Story of B 195, Australia’s Leading Contender for the 1977 One Ton Cup
Inchbold,John
Melbourne , Pudding Publications 1978 1st edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 128pp. colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w. 
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22779  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Australia’s underwater wilderness.
Hughes, Roland
Sydney, Weldons, 1985.  1985 
  Folio. hardcover. 264pp. index, colour illus. fine. / near fine d/w. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22753  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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South Coast Steamers
Andrews, Graeme
Self Published  0 
  8vo. Softcover. 32pp. Marine History Publications for Graeme K.Andrews Productions, Epping N.S.W. Contents includes Development of a way of life, Extension - Contraction, Life aboard the small steamers, River and small craft, The Pig and Whistle Fleet. Appendix - Data of major steamers of the NSW South Coast 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52050  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Lusitania: An Illustrated Biography
J. Kent Layton
Amberley Books England 2010 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 424pp  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014266  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Final Unfinished Voyage Of Jack Aubrey
O’Brian, Patrick
ISBN: 0007194706
Harper Collins London 2004.  2004 
  4to. softcover. 136pp. Good+, light crease on first few pages. 
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63167  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Mauretania: The Cunard Turbine-Driven Quadruple-Screw Atlantic Liner
Mark Warren
ISBN: 0850599148
Patrick Stephens  1987 Facsimile Peprint of 1907 Publ
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear, a 2cm tear to bottom of rear flap and a 3cm taped tear to top front. Light foxing to half-title page, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. Reprinted from 'Engineering' 1907.  Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018926  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Paine, Lincoln
ISBN: 9781782393559
Atlantic Books, London 2014.  2014 
  8vo. hardcover. 744pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Fine d/w. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63187  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sirius: Past and Present
Graeme Henderson and Myra Stanbury
ISBN: 0732224470
Collins Publishers Sydney 1988 First Edition
 Soft Cover Minimal wear to covers. Spine not creased. Light foxing to top edge of page-block. Blacket out name to half-title page - otherwise internally clean. 167pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018937  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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THA SHE BLOWS Old Ships, Old Salts & Days of Sealing & Whaling.
Savill, Vanda.
Published By the Author. Heywood 1980 First Edition
 Paperback printed card covers, Very Good copy. This can be difficult to read in places as it is printed from handwriting not typeset. Many illustrations, A part of the author's "Dear Friends" Series. ; 205 x 305mm; 176 pages Very Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Fenland Waterways - A Pictorial Anthology By Alan Roulstone
ROULSTONE Alan, ROULSTONE Michael
ISBN: 0859440214
Balfour Publications Great Britain 1974 First Edition
 Hardcover No Dustjacket 96 pp. Navy cloth cover with gilt lettering on the spine and ligth wear on the edges. Spine has faded. Blue smudge on front loose endpaper. Browning to page edges. This book traces the navigable waterways to be discovered in Fenland and gives the history of the area  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 04813  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Navy Day By Day, The: Historical Naval Events in Australia and Abroad
Lind, Lew
ISBN: 0864177879
Kangaroo Press Kenthurst, NSW, Australia 1996 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1225gms, 288pgs, blue endpapers. This is a comprehensive day by day record of naval events involving Australians and Australia from the 16th century to the 1990s. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear. There is a medium sized 1-inch tear to rear of dust jacket, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage.  Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: WARSEA31  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Spoils from the Sea
TAYLOR James
Australasian Publishiing Company  1949 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 240 pp. Dustjacket is rubbed with wear on the edges and the front flap loose. Browning to page edges.  Very Good/Fair
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43090  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Fourteen Minutes: the Last Voyage of the Empress of Ireland
James. Croall
ISBN: 0722125488
Sphere  1980 
 Paperback 245 pp. Cover has wear on edges and spine. Browning to page edges. Dealers stamp on first page. Name and number inside rear cover.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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A Fighting Chance How We Rowed the Atlantic in 92 Days
RIDGEWAY Captain John, BLYTH Sergeant Chay
Paul Hamlyn London 1966 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 255 pp. Light wear to edges of dustjacket which has darkened. Browning to page edges. Two paratroopers tell how they took 92 days to row across the Atlantic.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 02977  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Adventure on Land and Under the Sea
BARTON Otis
Longmans  1954 First Edition
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 172 pp. Front of the dustjacket has been pasted to the front cover. Navy cover darkening to the lettering on the spine. Browning to page edges. Copy appears to be unread.   Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43106  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Turtles and Tortoises of the World
ALDERTON David
Blandford Press  1988 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 191 pp. Ex Library copy. Dustjacket has had the barcode cut from the front removing part of the title. Book reinforced at the spine at front and rear endpapers. Cellotape marks on end papers. This book gives information on the lifestyle, habitat, distribution and human involvement of chelonia. It contains line illustrations plus colour and black and white photographs. Photograpy by Tony Tilford. Ex-Library Good/Fair
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Sightings: The Gray Whales’ Mysterious Journey
Peterson, Brenda; Hogan, Linda
ISBN: 0792279891
Natl Geographic Society Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 2002 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 286 pp. Unclipped Dustjacket Fine/Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
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Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and N
Keith Sainsbury
ISBN: 0949742805
Csiro Publications Australia 1985 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 375 pp. Ex Library Reference book. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Light browning to page edges. Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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Humpback Whales of Australia - A Catalogue of Individual Whales Identified By Fluke Photographs
Kaufman Gregory
ISBN: 0724253548
Queensland Dept of Environ & Australia 1993 
 Card Cover with Cloth Spine Ex Library Copy. Light wear to edges. Browning to page edges. Barcode has been cut from first page.  Ex-Library Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Plight of the Whales
McCOY J. J.
Franklin Watts USA 1989 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 144 pp. Ex Library copy. Small paper damage on front of dustjacket which has light wear on the edges. Flaps have been glued to cover. The story of three California gray whales trapped by ice off the coast of Alaska and the international rescue effort. Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 03302  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Goldfish & Koi in Your Home
AXELROD Dr. Herbert R. & VORDERWINKLER William
t.f.h. Publications   
 Pictorial Boards 208 pp. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16285  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Marine Aquaria
Burgess, Warren E.
ISBN: 0876665334
Tfh Pubns Inc Neptune City, New Jersey, U.S.A. 1973 
 Pictorial Boards 93 pp. Browning to page edges and endpapers.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22299  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Dolphin Smile
Edited By Eleanore Devine & Martha Clark
The Macmillan Company New York 1967 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 370 pp. Ex Library copy with normal markings. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges with glue stains and creasing at the spine and the flaps trimmed top and bottom. Piece cut from rear rear flap. Browning to page edges. Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43141  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The boy and the shark
Theo W Brown
ISBN: 0959943668
Ataruka Australia 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 183 pp. Dustjacket has wear on the edges. Browning to page edges.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43139  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Bligh. Master Mariner
Mundle, Robert
ISBN: 9780733625060
Hachette, Australia 2010  2010 
  8vo hardcover 368pp index, colour illus. Very Good . / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62274  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Rise and Fall of the Seas- The Story of the Tides
BRINDZE Ruth
Constable Young Books London 1966 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 80 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges and a few marks on the front loose endpaper. Unread copy.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43252  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Sea Cucumbers of Northern Australia
L.R.G. Cannon & H. Silver
ISBN: 0724216308
Queensland Museum Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1987 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 60 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021819  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Marine Shells of the Darwin Area
Helen Blackburn
Museums and Art Galleries Board of the Northern Territory Darwin, N.T., Australia  
 Stapled Soft Cover 23 page booklet with colour illustrations. Postage within Australia $5.00.   Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021741  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ships on Slips : A Short Account of Peters Slip, 56 Baildon Street, Kangaroo Point 1873 - 1992
no author
   
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear.  Ex-Library Fair
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
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Sailing to Success : Fremantle’s Yachting Heritage and the History of Fremantle Sailing Club
Trevor Sutcliffe
ISBN: 0646405837
Fremantle Sailing Club Western Australia 2000 
 Hard Cover 490 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Heavy book (2.5kg).   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021204  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Hawai’I’s Sea Creatures : A Guide to Hawai’i’s Marine Invertebrates
Hoover, John
ISBN: 1566472350
Mutual Publishing Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. 1998 
 Hard Cover Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. 366 pages with colour photographs of over 500 species of lobsters, shrimps, crabs, shells, octopus, corals, anemones, urchins, stars, sponges, slugs and a host of other lesser-known creatures. Includes loose errata.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021142  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Those Vulgar Tubes : External Sanitary Accomodations Aboard European Ships of the Fifteenth Through Seventeenth Centuries
Joe J. Simmons
ISBN: 1861760434
Chatham Publishing London, United Kingdom 1998 SECOND EDITION
 Soft Cover 97 pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good+
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021096  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Furness Withy : The Centenary History of Furness, Withy and Company, Ltd 1891 - 1991
Burrell, David
ISBN: 0905617703
World Ship Society United Kingdom 1992 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges plus fading to spine. 231 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021093  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia : Dugongs and Manatees
Helene Marsh, Thomas J. O’Shea and John E. Reynolds III
ISBN: 9780521716437
Cambridge University Press  2011 
 Soft Cover 521 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Near Fine
Price: 85.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021010  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Picture History of the SS United States
Miller, William H. Jr.
ISBN: 0486428397
Dover Publications U.S.A. 2003 
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Colour picture of the ship pasted to the front free endpaper. 118 pages with 159 b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021005  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Marine Flora and Fauna of Dampier, Western Australia : Two Volume Set
Fred E. Wells, Diana I. Walker, Diana S. Jones (editors)
ISBN: 1920843078
Western Australian Museum Perth, Western Australa 2003 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards with small mark to front of volume 1. Previous owners stamp to bottom of front free endpapers of both volumes. 2 volumes with a total of 587 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Proceedings of the Eleventh International Marine Biological Workshop.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 145.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020761  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Collector’s Guide to Seashells of the World
Jerome M. Eisenberg
ISBN: 0517690969
Crescent Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1981 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to top edge. 239 pages with 158 colour plates and 145 b/w drawings. Includes nearly 4000 specimens, representing over 2600 species.   Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020672  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Capital Port : A History of the Marine Board of Hobart 1858 - 1997
Audrey Hudspeth & Lindy Scripps
ISBN: 0957842813
Hobart Ports Corporation Hobart, TAS, Australia 2000 
 Hard Cover 461 pages with colour frontispiece and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020620  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Shipwreck at Madman’s Corner
Mike Lefroy
ISBN: 9781920843465
Western Australian Museum  2010 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 81 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The discovery of the American ship Rapid, wrecked off Western Australia in 1811.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020522  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Voyage of the Bounty Launch
Fryer, John
ISBN: 0904351106
Genesis Publications in Association with Rigby Limited  1979 Limited Edition (Number 439 o
 Half-Leather Marbled boards. Raised bands to spine. Signed by Stephen Walters who has done the introduction. Colour and b/w illustrations plus fold out map. Comes in a slip case in fair+ condition with foxing and wear to bottom edge.   Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 400.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020482  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Hong Kong Nudibranchs
John Orr
The Urban Council Hong Kong 1981 
 Soft Cover 82 pages with colour illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Trafalgar Companion
Alexander Stilwell (editor)
ISBN: 1841768359
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom 2005 
 Hard Cover 224 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Provides a multi-dimensional perspective on the strategic and political background to the battle, the qualities of England's greatest admiral, the development of naval tactics, the French and Spanish point of view, the history of HMAS Victory, the course of the battle itself and the legacies of both Nelson and Trafalgar.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
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Most Perfectly Safe : The Convict Shipwreck Disasters of 1833 - 42
Mawer, G. A.
ISBN: 1864481862
Allen & Unwin Sydney, NSW, Australia 1997 
 Soft Cover 192 pages with b/w illustrations. A lively account of the convict trade in the 1830s and the shipwrecks that plunged it into crisis. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020347  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Shipwrecks on the East Gippsland Coast : Exploring the Fate of 140 Vessels lost along the East Gippsland Coast from Corner Inlet to Cape Howe Between 1797 - 1945
Don Love
ISBN: 097507010x
Self Published  2007 SECOND EDITION
 Hard Cover 196 pages with b/w illustrations.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020215  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Shipwrecks on the South Gippsland Coast
Don Love
ISBN: 0975070118
Self Published  2005 
 Hard Cover 127 pages with b/w illustrations. Explores the fate of 84 ships lost along the South Gippsland coast from Wilson's Promotory to Cape Schanck between 1839 - 1945.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020214  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Period Ship Handbook 2
Keith Julier
ISBN: 1854861328
Nexus Special Interests Ltd United Kingdom 1995 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 142 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good (minus)
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020198  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Unfinished Voyages : Western Australian Shipwrecks 1622 - 1850
Graeme Henderson
Univerity of Western Australia Press Perth, Western Australa 2007 SECOND EDITION
 Hard Cover 340 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020120  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Capital Port : A History of the Marine Board of Hobart 1858 - 1997
Audrey Hudspeth & Lindy Scripps
ISBN: 0957842805
Hobart Ports Corporation Hobart, TAS, Australia 2000 
 Soft Cover 461 pages with colour frontispiece and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019768  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Shipwreck Salvage in the Northern Territory : The Wreck of the Brisbane as a Case Study in Site Salvage and Material Culture Reuse
David Steinberg
ISBN: 9781876465032
Australian National Centre of Excellence for Maritime Archaeology Fremantle, W.A., Australia 2008 
 Soft Cover 64 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 48.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019638  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Tropical Pacific Marine Shells
Walter Cernohorsky
ISBN: 0858070383
Pacific Publications Sydney, Australia 1978 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear plus 2cm repaired tear at front. Previous owners initials to front endpaper. 352 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019437  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Cone shells of the World
J. A Marsh
ISBN: 0701607343
Jacaranda Press Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1974 THIRD EDITION
 Hard Cover General wear to jacket. Small stains to leading edge. Foxing to endpapers, remainder of contents very good. 185 with 24 colour plates representing over 500 species.   Good+/Good
Price: 38.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019430  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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RMS Caronia : Cunard’s Green Goddess
William H. Miller and Brian Hawley
ISBN: 9780752457918
The History Press United Kingdom 2011 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 96 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019338  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Century of Skiffs and Schooners : The Story of Middle Harbour 16 Ft. Skiff Sailing Club - 1902 - 2002
Ediited By John McNally
ISBN: 0957943504
Middle Harbour 16ft. Skiff Sailing Club Mossman, NSW, Australia 2001 
 Soft Cover 154 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019305  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Turning Mud Into Money : Sir Thomas Hiley 1971 - 2000
Brian Russell
Self Published   
 Stapled Soft Cover Usual library marks. 30 page booklet with colour illustrations. A brief history of a major Queensland dredger.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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The Bligh Notebook: Rough Account, Lieutenant Wm. Bligh’s Voyage in the Bounty’s Launch from the Ship to Tofua & from Thence to Timor, 28 April to 14 June 1789 with a Draft List of the Bounty Mutineers Facsimile Edition in Two Volumes
Bligh, William;Bach, John
ISBN: 0642993378
National Library of Australia Canberra, ACT, Australia 1986 Limited Edition (Number 387 o
  Two volumes plus 3 facsimile sheets in custom made cloth case. Volume I = The Facsimile:- small full leather with gilt decoration and marbled endpapers. Volume II = The Transcription:- Quarter leather with gilt title to spine. 223 pages with b/w illustrations. Also includes 3 facsimile sheets of the names and descriptions of the mutineers.   Near Fine
Price: 330.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018878  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sailing into History : A History of the Cleveland Yacht Club Incorporated, Redland Shire, Queensland, Australia 1904 - 2004
Russell, Brian
ISBN: 0975100904
Cleveland Yacht Club  2004 
 Soft Cover Inscription and small mark to title page. 106 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018789  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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SS Yongala : Dive to the Past
Gleeson, Max; Elliott, Mae
ISBN: 0908031319
Turton & Armstrong Sydney, Australia 1987 
 Hard Cover 80 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018753  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Trafalgar Roll : Containing the Names and Services of All Officers of the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines Who Participated in the Glorious Victory of the 21st October 1805, Together with a History of the Ships Engaged in the Battle
Colonel Robert Holden Mackenzie
George Allen & Company, Ltd London, United Kingdom 1913 First Edition
 Hard Cover Marks to front and rear boards. Blue boards with gilt title and decoration to front. Previous owners name to front endpaper. Foxing thoughout. 336 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 180.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018652  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Port of Brisbane, its People, and its Personalities
Peter Ludlow
ISBN: 9780987455109
Port of Brisbane Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2013 
 Hard Cover 345 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. An account of the Port of Brisbane from its formation to the present day, set against the larger backdrop of Brisbane's River and its history.   Near Fine/Good+
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018446  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Tasmanian Trading Ketch : An Illustrated Oral History
Garry Kerr
ISBN: 0731608879
Main'sle Books Portland, Victoria, Australia 1987 
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear plus some fading to rear . 179 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018433  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sessile and Mobile Organisms : From Rocky Shore in the Colombian Pacific - A Visual Guide to their Identification
Samuel David Garcia Suarez, Alberto Acosta, Edgardo Londono-Cruz, Jaime R. Cantera K
ISBN: 9789587165166
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana & Universidad Del Valle Bogota, Colombia 2012 
 Hard Cover 133 pages with colour illustrations. Text in Spanish and English.   Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018349  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Who Sailed on Titanic?: The Definitive Passenger Lists
Beavis, Debbie
ISBN: 071102880x
Ian Allan Publishing United Kingdom 2002 
 Hard Cover 302 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018265  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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To the Pacific and Arctic with Beechey : The Journal of Lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. Blossom, 1825 - 1828
Peard, George Edited By Barry M. Gough
ISBN: 0521200792
Published for the Hakluyt Society at the University Press  1973 
 Hard Cover 272 pages with b/w illustrations and a pull out map.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018012  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Rise of the English Shipping Industry in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Ralph Davis
MacMillan & Co London, United Kingdom 1962 
 Hard Cover General wear to jacket. Foxing to endpapers and title pages. 427 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017925  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Harbours and Marine - Port and Harbour Development in Queensland from 1824 to 1985
Winifred Davenport
ISBN: 0724216383
Dept of Harbours and Marine Queensland Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1986 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear and minor tears to edges. 883 pages with colour and black and white illustrations. Traces the administration and development of the ports of Queensland from the first settlement of Moreton bay in 1824....Heavy Book (3.5kg).   Good+/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017914  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Encyclopedia of Marine Animals
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0207164290
Angus & Robertson Sydney, Australia 1991 
 Hard Back Usual library marks. 324 pages with b/w illustrations. Over 900 living creatures are photographed and accurately described. Includes sponges, cnidarians, flatworms, segmented worms, sea mosses, crustaceans, molluscs, echinoderms, sea squirts, fishes, reptiles and mammals.  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017677  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Tonga : World of Water Wildlife Guide
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 9780947325459
Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd  2008 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 80 page booklet with over 550 colour photos. A comprehensive marine life guide to the Tongan Islands.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017405  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Fish Behaviour
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0947325166
Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd  1993 
 Soft Cover 64 page booklet with colour illustrations.   Near Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017264  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Discover Loloata Island : Marine Life Guide to Papua New Guinea
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0646319116
Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd  1998 
 Soft Cover 72 pages with colour illustrations.   Near Fine
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017265  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wildlife Guide - Seychelles
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0947325360
Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd  2006 
 Soft Cover 80 pages with over 560 colour photo's. A guide to the marine life of the Seychelles, Indian Ocean.   Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017263  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wildlife Guide : Maldives
Coleman, Neville
ISBN: 0947325379
Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic Pty Ltd  2006 
 Soft Cover 80 pages with over 560 colour photo's. A guide to the marine life of the Maldives, Indian Ocean.   Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017262  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Great Whales
Bannister, John
ISBN: 9780643093737
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2008 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 142 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Provides a detailed account of the 7 'Great Whales' found in the coastal waters surrounding Australia.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016993  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Description of key Species Groups in the Northern Planning Area
Jackson, Steve
ISBN: 1877043443
National Oceans Office  2004 
 Soft Cover Title page missing. 320 pages with b/w illustrations. Provides a description of key marine species groups - in particular their status, habitat and distribution, regional significance, threats and information gaps - in the Northern Planning area.   Good+
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016668  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Caridean Shrimps (Crustacea: Decapoda) of the Albatross Philippine Expedition, 1907 - 1910, Part 5: Family Alpheidae
Fenner A. Chace, Jr
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1988 
 Soft Cover 99 pages with line drawings. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology no 466.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016442  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Decapod Crustaceans of the Panama Canal
Lawrence G. Abele and Won Kim
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1989 
 Soft Cover Minor marks to front cover. 50 pages with line drawings. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology no 482.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016441  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ostracoda (Myodocopina, Cladocopina, Halocypridina) Mainly from Anchialine Caves in Bermuda
Louis S. Kornicker and Thomas M. Iliffe
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1989 
 Soft Cover 88 pages with line drawings. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology no 475.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016440  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Revised List of the North American Freshwater Planarians (Platyhelminthes: Tricladida: Paludicola)
Roman Kenk
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1989 
 Soft Cover 10 page booklet. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology no 476.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016438  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Physiology of Echinodermata
Richard A. Boolootian
Interscience Publishers New York, New York, U.S.A. 1966 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear and minor closed tears. 822 pages with b/w illustrations. A detailed scholarly account of the biology and biochemistry of echinoderms (sea cucumbers, sea urchins, and related groups).   Very Good/Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016377  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Marine Life of the Galapagos : The Divers’ Guide to the Fishes, Whales, Dolphins And Marine Invertebrates
Constant, Pierre
ISBN: 9622177670
Odyssey Books Hong Kong 2007 SECOND EDITION
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 307 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016337  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Survivors in Armor : Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins
Orenstein, Ronald
ISBN: 1552633667
Key Porter Books Toronto, ON, Canada 2001 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 308 pages with over 300 colour illustrations. Covers all aspects of turtle evolution, life, history and conservation.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015892  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Up the River and down the Bay : The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron 1885 - 2005
no author
ISBN: 0646463160
The Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2006 
 Soft Cover 223 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015788  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Scleractinia of Eastern Australia, Part V : Family Acroporidae
J.E.N. Veron and Carden C. Wallace
ISBN: 0708119239
Australian Institute of Marine Science in association with Australian National University Press Canberra, ACT, Australia 1984 
 Soft Cover 485 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Australian Institute of Marine Science Monograph Series, Volume 6, Part 5. Heavy book (1.9kg).   Very Good
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015681  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Discovering the Great South Land
Heath, Byron
ISBN: 1877058319
Rosenberg Publishing Australia 2005 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 192 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The story of the sailing ships that gradually linked Australia to Europe. Covers the period from antiquity until the arrival of Britain's First Fleet at Botany Bay in January 1788.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015664  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Ship : Retracing Cook’s Endeavour Voyage
Baker, Simon
ISBN: 056353463x
BBC Worldwide Ltd London, United Kingdom 2002 
 Hard Cover 224 pages with colour and b/w illustratations. In 2001 a volunteer crew sailing an exact replica of Cook's ship retraced the most dangerous stretch of the original voyage from the Great Barrier Reef to Indonesia. This book tells the story of Cook's journey through the experiences of the modern crew.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014696  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Billy Ruffian : The Bellerophon and the Downfall of Napoleon: The Biography of a Ship of the Line, 1782 - 1836
Cordingly, David
ISBN: 0747565376
Bloomsbury Publishing London, United Kingdom 2003 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 355 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014516  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Theory & Practice of Eel Culture
Matsui, Isao
ISBN: 9061910366
A.A. Balkema Rotterdam 1993 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 133 pages with b/w illustrations. Discusses the history of eel culture, distribution of eels, morphology of the Japanese eel, capture of elvers as seed material, capture and maintenance in rearing ponds, construction of ponds, stocking regimes and feed requirements and diseases of eels.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013968  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sea Snakes
Heatwole, Harold
ISBN: 0868407763
University of New South Wales Press Sydney, Australia 1999 REVISED EDITION
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 148 Pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Describes the varieties and distribution of sea snakes and how they go about their daily lives.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013810  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
Peter Kemp (editor)
ISBN: 0192820842
Oxford University Press Oxford, United Kingdom 1988 Reprint with Corrections
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 971 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013774  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The World’s First Shell Collecting Guide from 1821: John Mawe’s the Voyager’s Companion or Shell Collector’s Pilot
Stilwell, Jeffrey D.
ISBN: 1920843043
Western Australian Museum Perth, W.A., Australia 2003 
 Soft Cover 81 pages with colour illustrations.   Near Fine
Price: 36.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013409  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sea Slugs of Western Australia
Wells, Fred E.; Bryce, Clayton W.
ISBN: 0730955230
Western Australian Museum Perth, W.A., Australia 1993 
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Previous owners name to top of minor title page. 184 pages with colour illustrations. A guide to species from the Indian to West Pacific oceans.   Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013408  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Coral Kingdoms
Roessler, Carl
ISBN: 0810980959
Abradale/Abrams Lebanon, Indiana, U.S.A. 1990 
 Hard Cover 216 pages with colour illustrations. An undersea survey of the world's greatest reefs.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013213  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Shells of New Zealand : An Illustrated Handbook
A.W.B. Powell
Whitcombe and Tombs Ltd Christchurch, New Zealand 1967 Reprint of Fourth Edition
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 203 pages with colour frontispiece and b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012903  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Old Days and Ways along the South Coast : Tales from the Surf and Shipwreck Coasts
Loney, Jack K.
ISBN: 0909191484
Marine History Publications Benalla, VIC, Australia 1992 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 78 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012801  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Seagrass in Australia : Strategic Review and Development of an R & D Plan
Butler, Alan; Jernakoff, Peter
ISBN: 0643064427
CSIRO Publications Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1999 
 Soft Cover 210 pages.   Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012645  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sowerby’s Book of Shells
no author
ISBN: 185170440x
Studio Editions London, United Kingdom 1990 
 Hard Cover Crease to front of jacket. Minor marks to edges of boards. Contents very good. 139 pages with colour plates. First published in 1852 as 'A Conchological Manual".   Very Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011403  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Systematics, Postmarsupial Development, and Ecology of the Deep-sea Family Neotanaidae (Crustacea: Tanaidacea)
Lion F. Gardiner
Smithsonian Institute Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1975 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers, contents very good. 265 pages with line drawings.   Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011162  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Five New Bomolochid Copepods Parasitic on Indo-Pacific Clupeid Fishes
Roger F. Cressey and Hillary Boyle
Smithsonian Institute Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1973 
 Soft Cover Covers hace general wear plus chips at rear. Contents very good. Previous owners stamp to front cover, top of title page and inside rear cover. 25 pages with line drawings.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011161  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Shell : Five Hundred Million Years of Inspired Design
Abbott, R. Tucker; Stix, Hugh; Stix, Marguerite
ISBN: 0810904845
Harry N. Abrams New York, New York, U.S.A. 1973 
 Hard Cover Foxing to minor title page. 140 illustrations including 70 plates in colour.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011075  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Facts on File Dictionary of Marine Science
Barbara Charton
ISBN: 0816010315
Facts on File Publications New York, NY, U.S.A. 1988 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 326 pages with nearly 2,000 entries.  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011022  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Otsuchi Marine Research Center, Ocean Research Institute, The University of Tokyo
Nobuyuki Miyazaki (editor)
Otsuchi Marine Research Center Tokyo, Japan 2000 
 Soft Cover 599 pages with b/w illustrations. Includes publications on coastal marine ecosystems, marine pollution, comparative physiology, biology of marine mammals and physical oceanography.   Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010574  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Review of the Troglobitic Decapod Crustaceans of the Americas
Horton H. Hobbs Jnr, H.H. Hobbs III, Margaret A. Daniel
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1977 
 Soft Cover Wear to covers. Contents very good. 183 pages with line drawings and b/w photos. No 244 in the Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology series.   Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010557  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Parasitic Copepods of Mackerel and Tuna-like Fishes (Scombridae) of the World
Roger Cressey and Hillary Boyle Cressey
Smithsonian Institution Press Washington, D.C., U.S.A. 1980 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. Some creasing to first 2 pages, remainder of contents very good. 186 pages with line drawings and b/w photos. Number 311 in the Smithsonian contributions to zoology series.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010556  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Most Perfectly Safe : The Convict Shipwreck Disasters of 1833 - 42
Mawer, G. A.
ISBN: 1864481862
Allen & Unwin Sydney, NSW, Australia 1997 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 192 pages with b/w illustrations. A lively account of the convict trade in the 1830s and the shipwrecks that plunged it into crisis. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009382  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Corals of the Great Barrier Reef
Grant, Ern
ISBN: 0646058134
E M Grant Pty, Limited Scarborough, QLD, Australia 1991 
 Soft Cover 56 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009372  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Cephalopods of Hong Kong
Gilbert L. Voss & Gordon R. Williamson
Government Press Hong Kong 1971 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges. 138 pages with b/w illustrations and line drawings plus 35 colour plates. Describes 36 species from the area within 200 miles of Hong Kong.   Very Good/Good (minus)
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008336  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A World Too Vast : The Four Voyages of Columbus
McKee, Alexander
ISBN: 0285629646
Souvenir Press Ltd London, United Kingdom 1990 
 Hard Cover 176 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007475  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Encircled Sea : The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization
Arenson, Sarah
ISBN: 009469480x
Constable & Co Ltd London, United Kingdom 1990 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 205 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Uses the latest research in maritime studies - history, marine science, archaeology, social anthropology, marine engineering and geophysics - to explore the unique contribution that the Mediterranean has made to modern civilization.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006513  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Zoological Catalogue of Australia, Volume 12 : Porifera
Hooper, J. N.; Wiedenmayer, F.
ISBN: 0643056866
CSIRO Publishing Collingwood, VIC, Australia 1994 
 Hard Cover 624 pages.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005215  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Collector’s Encyclopedia of Shells
S. Peter Dance
ISBN: 1872532055
Zachary Kwintner Books Ltd London, United Kingdom 1990 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks.288 pages with over 1500 colour illustrations.More than 2000 species are arranged in systematic order following an up to date classification of mollusks. Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004290  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Whampoa : Ships on the Shore
Austin Coates
South China Morning Post Ltd  1980 
 Hard Cover Creases to title and contents pages. 266 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Story of the Hongkong and Whampoa Dock company.   Good+/Good+
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003598  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Dangerous Marine Animals of the Indo-Pacific Region
Carl Edmonds
ISBN: 0909853487
Wedneil Publications  1978 Reprint
 Soft Cover 229 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Diving medical centre monograph on identification, first aid and medical treatment. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003626  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Mitre Shells from the Pacific and Indian Oceans
Peter Pechar , Chris Prior , Brian Parkinson
ISBN: 0909197113
Robert Brown & Assoc Bathurst,NSW,Australia 1980 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. Colour illustrations. Over 680 specimens of some 270 species and forms are pictured and the plates are organised so as to enable the average collector to differentiate between species which at first may seem similar.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002842  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australia’s Great Barrier Reef
Robert Endean
ISBN: 070221678X
University of Queensland Press Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1982 
 Hard Cover Foxing to minor title page. 348 pages with over 250 colour photos. Describes nearly all of the animals and plants found on the reefs and lists their common genera. Seperate chapters are devoted to hard corals, worms, crustaceans, molluscs, echinoderms and coral reef fishes. Heavy book (1.7kg).   Good+/Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002357  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Victorian Shipwrecks : All Wrecks in Victorian Waters and Bass Strait, Including King Island and the Kent Group
Loney, Jack
ISBN: 0725600454
Hawthorne Press Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1971 
 Hard Cover Jacket has a 2cm tear and 1.5cm chip at rear. 177 pages with 8 pages of photos. Supplies details of tonnage, location and conditions as well as easily-used indexes and cross references.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000168  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Shells of New Zealand : An Illustrated Handbook
A.W.B.Powell
ISBN: 072330470x
Whitcoulls Ltd Christchurch, New Zealand 1976 Fifth Revised Edition
 Hard Cover Inscription and small black and red texta marks on fromt free endpaper. Includes a check list of all the 2256 recognised species and subspecies known from the New Zealand area.154 pages with black and white plates illustrating hundreds of specimens.  Very Good/Fair+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000255  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Collector’s Guide to Seashells of the World
Jerome M. Eisenberg
ISBN: 0070191409
McGraw-Hill Book Company New York, New York, U.S.A. 1981 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges. Front free endpaper missing. 239 pages with 158 colour plates and 145 b/w drawings. Includes nearly 4000 specimens, representing over 2600 species.   Good+/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000258  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Natural History of the Coral Reef
Charles R.C. Sheppard
ISBN: 0713712686
Blandford Press Poole,Dorset,UK 1983 
 Hard Cover 152 pages with 100 black and white and 64 colour illustrations. Shows how the reef works as a complete ecosystem.  Very Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000401  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Observer’s Book of Sailing Craft of Australia and New Zealand
Peter Campbell
ISBN: 0454000766
Methuen Sydney, NSW, Australia 1979 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. 262 pages with b/w illustrations. A5 in the Observers series. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001423  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Guide to the Hard Corals of Thai Waters
Stuart Campbell
ISBN: 0959556109
Zebra Publishers Hong Kong 1980 
 Hard Cover Brown marks to endpapers and title pages. 165 pages with b/w illustrations and colour frontispiece.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001371  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Spanish Armada
Colin Martin & Geoffrey Parker
Guild Publishing London, United Kingdom 1988 
 Hard Cover Small water marks on jacket and boards. General wear and 2 minor tears in jacket. Signed by one of the authors (Colin Martin) on minor title page. Endpaper maps. 296 pages with 50 colour and 100 b/w illustrations. Draws on information from previously unstudied material in Spanish archives and augmented by discoveries from the Armada wrecks.   Good+/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001319  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Seashells of the World
Gert Lindner
ISBN: 0855520744
Australia and New Zealand Book Co Sydney 1977 
 Hard Cover Some fading on jacket spine.271 pages .1072 shells in colour and 185 in b/w.Full plate descriptions are provided in addition to the text and there are indexes of both common and latin names.  Fine/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001099  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Voyage Out: 100 Years of Sea Travel to Australia
Moore, Bryce;Garwood, Helen; Lutton, Nancy
ISBN: 0949206911
Fremantle Arts Centre Press in association with The Library Board of Western Australia  1991 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear plus some minor chipping to top edge. Light wear to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 205pp  Very Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012516  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Western Australians & the Sea: Our maritime Heritage
Frank Broeze
ISBN: 0730912442
Western Australian Museum Perth 1986 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers has light general wear plus a couple of short creases. Pencil impression of old price to top corner of half-title page, otherwise internally very clean. Binding good.74pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019249  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Express Steamers of Cook Strait
Allan A. Kirk
A.H. & A.W. Reed Wellington 1968 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderat general wear and no tears. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped). Light foxing to edges of page-block. Foxing to blue feps, pastedowns and half-title page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 207pp  Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019248  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Historic Maritime Maps Used for Historic Exploration 1290 - 1699
Donald Wigal
ISBN: 1859957501
Parkstone Press USA, Limited New York, New York, U.S.A. 2000 
 Hard Cover 264 pages with colour illustrations. Presents a selection of ocean-going charts dating from the 13th century to the 17th century.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017286  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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THE WHITE QUEEN A History of the Split Point Lighthouse, Aireys Inlet, Above the Eagle Nest Reef in Bass Straight, Victoria, Australia
Carr, R. V. & Cecil, K. L.
ISBN: 0949583618
Neptune Press Belmont 1986 First Edition
 Soft Cover With maps and illustrations, front endpaper top corner clipped. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 250 x 180mm; 117 pages Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21058  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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By Air & Sea : Cairns Port Authority the First 100 Years
Ryle, Peter
ISBN: 0646456598
Cairns Port Authority  2006 
 Hard Cover 258 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 54.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018927  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Biology of Reefs and Reef Organisms
Walter M. Goldberg
ISBN: 9780226301686
The University of Chicago Press Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. 2013 
 Soft Cover 401 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021999  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Sitmar Liners Past and Present
Peter Plowman
ISBN: 1877058254
Rosenberg Publishing Dural, New South Wales 2004 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Light wear to cloth. Internally very clean. Binding tight. 287pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 80.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019332  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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CAPTAIN BASIL HALL Travels in India Ceylon and Borneo
Rawlinson, Professor H. G.
George Routledge & Sons, Ltd. London 1931 First Edition
 Hardcover With 4 plates, index, chipping to top and bottom of dustjacket spine, jacket now protected, a very good copy in very good dustjacket. The Broadway Travellers series edited by Sir. E. Denison Ross and Eileen Power; The Broadway Travellers; 220 x 140mm; [xiv], 272 pages Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 19846  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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An Atlas History of Australian Shipwrecks: (State-By-State Including Maps and Diving Notes)
Loney, Jack Kenneth
ISBN: 0589503006
Reed Books Sydney 1981 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear, plus some minor bumping and browning tro top edge. Some foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 120pp  Good/Good to Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019338  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Polychaetes and Allies: The Southern Synthesis - Fauna of Australia, Volume 4A : Polychaeta, Myzostomida, Pogonophora, Echiura, Sipuncula
no author
ISBN: 0643065717
CSIRO Publishing Australia Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2000 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards with fading to spine and top of front board. Usual library marks. 465 pages with colour and b/w illustrations plus line drawings. Heavy book (1.8kg).  Ex-Library Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 285.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018710  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Famous Liners of the Past: Belfast Built
DUNN Laurence
Adlard Coles London  First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 238 pp. Dustjacket is worn and rubbed. Light browning to page edges. Price Clipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21406  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Great Passenger Ships of the World Volume 1: 1858-1912
Kludas, Arnold
ISBN: 0850591740
Patrick Stephens U.S.A. 1975 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 216 pp. Dustjacket has darkened with light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Unclipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
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Great Passenger Ships of the World Volume 2: 1913-1923
Kludas, Arnold
ISBN: 0850592429
Patrick Stephens U.S.A. 1976 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 239 pp. Dustjacket has darkened with light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Unclipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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North Atlantic Seaway - An Illustrated History of the Passenger Services Linking the Old World with the New in Five Volumes
BONSOR N. R. P.
Brookside Publications Jersey, Channel Islands  Revised Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket Five volume set of the enlarged and completely revised edition. 1975, 1978, 1979, 1979, 1980. Dustjackets of Volumes 2 and 4 have fading on the spine. Light browning to page edges. Small owners name stamp inside front cover of each volume. Heavy set may require an extra shiping charge. Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 200.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20729  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Fifty Famous Liners
Braynard, Frank O.;Miller, William H.
ISBN: 0850595045
Patrick Stephens  1982 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 233 pp. Dustjacket has fading on the side edge and spine. Unclipped Dustjacket Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20733  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Great Passenger Ships of the World Volume 3: 1924-1935
Kludas, Arnold
ISBN: 0850592453
Patrick Stephens U.S.A. 1976 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 240 pp. Dustjacket has darkened with light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Unclipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Great Passenger Ships of the World Volume 4: 1936-1950
Kludas, Arnold
ISBN: 0850592534
Patrick Stephens U.S.A. 1976 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 232 pp. Dustjacket has darkened with light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Unclipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Great Passenger Ships of the World Volume 5: 1951-1976
Kludas, Arnold
ISBN: 0850592658
Patrick Stephens U.S.A. 1976 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 226 pp. Dustjacket has darkened with light wear on the edges. Browning to page edges. Unclipped Dustjacket Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea ~ William Chamberlain
Robert Holden,
ISBN: 0732275571
Harper Collins, Australia, 2003. Uncorrected Proof
 Soft Cover Soft Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Uncorrected Proof. Very good+ condition. No internal markings. The life of Australian whaling captainWilliam Chamberlain : a tale of abduction, adventure and murder. Without packaging this book weighs 400gms. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Australia; 19th century; Ships & the Sea. ISBN: 0732275571. ISBN/EAN: 9780732275570. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000598. Very Good +
Price: 9.50 (AUD)
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Midshipman Bolitho and the Avenger
Alexander Kent,
G P Putnam's Sons, New York, 1978. First Edition
 Hard Cover Hard Cover. Very Good/Good +. Illustrator: Chris Mayger. First Edition. First American edition. No internal inscriptions. Dustwrapper not price clipped but has a couple of very minor tears to lower front and to top of spine. 144 pages. Illustrator: Chris Mayger. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fiction; Ships & the Sea. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 000339. Very Good
Price: 27.50 (AUD)
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South Pacific Anchorages 2nd ed.
Warwick Clay
ISBN: 0852884826
Imray Laurie Norie & Wilson Ltd  2001 Second Edition
 Soft Cover 277 pp.   Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43658  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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100 magic miles of the Great Barrier Reef: The Whitsunday Islands
David Colfelt
Windward Publications Australia 1990 Tenth Edition
 Soft Cover 256 pp.  Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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Marpol Consolidated Edition 2006 Including Supplement
International Maritime Organization
ISBN: 928014216X
International Maritime Organization  2006 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 488 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges.   Fine/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43663  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Sextant Handbook
Bruce Bauer
ISBN: 0070052190
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press  1995 Second Edition
 Trade Paperback 188 pp.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43669  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The 2016/2017 Superyacht Services Guide to the Pacific, Asia & Middle East
Sudlow; Williams; Lawrence; Blatter
ISBN: 9780995462502
Superyacht Publications Ltd  2017 
 Trade Paperback 357 pp.   Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Load Lines 2005: International Convention on Load Lines, 1966 and Protocol of 1988, as Amended in 2003
International Maritime Organization
ISBN: 9280141945
International Maritime Organization  2005 
 Trade Paperback 249 pp.  Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Motor Ships of the Thirties
William Torrance
ISBN: 0959144919
The Estate of W.Torrance Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1988 
 Hard Cover 132 pages with b/w photo's. Presents illustrations and stories of the Motor Ships seen on the Brisbane River during the 1930's.   Very Good/Good +
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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Code Name Caesar: The Secret Hunt for U-Boat 864 during World War II
Jerome Preisler; Kenneth Sewell
ISBN: 028564257X
Souvenir Press Ltd  2014 
 Paperback 287 pp. Unread Copy.  Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Pilot Services, Vessel Traffic Services and Port Operations - Indian Sub-Continent, South East Asia and Australasia Volume 6: (Admiralty List of Radio Signals) NP286(4)
Admiralty
ISBN: 9780707719900
U.K. Hydrographic Office  2013 
 Soft Cover 362 pp.  Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43720  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Pilot Services, Vessel Traffic Services and Port Operations - Central and South America, Canada and The Caribbean Volume 6(7): (Admiralty List of Radio Signals) NP286(7)
Admiralty
ISBN: 9780707719672
U.K. Hydrographic Office  2011 
 Soft Cover 268 pp.  Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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The Mariner’s Handbook (Admiralty) NP100
Admiralty
ISBN: 9780707741635
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office  2015 Tenth Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 419 pp. Number printed on bottom page edge. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.   Fine
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43717  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Australia Pilot: Volume 3 (Admiralty Sailing Directions) NP15
Admiralty
ISBN: 9780707742854
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office  2012 Twelfth Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 476 pp. Number printed on lower page edge. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Fine
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43714  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Australia Pilot: Volume 2 (Admiralty Sailing Directions) NP14
Admiralty
ISBN: 9780707742953
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office  2013 Twelfth Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 367 pp. Number printed on lower page edge. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Fine
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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Australia Pilot: Volume 1 (Admiralty Sailing Directions) NP13
Admiralty
ISBN: 0707742544
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office  2011 Third Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 439 pp. Number printed on lower page edge. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Fine
Price: 75.00 (AUD)
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New Zealand Pilot (Admiralty Sailing Directions) NP51
Admiralty
ISBN: 0707742382
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office  2010 Eighteenth Edition
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 350 pp. Number stamped on lower page edge. Unmarked text. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
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List of Lights and Fog Signals - Western Side of South Atlantic Ocean and East Pacific Ocean: Volume G (Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals) NP80
Admiralty
ISBN: 0707717973
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office  2011 
 Soft Cover 365 pp.   Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
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List of Lights and Fog Signals - Indian and Pacific Oceans, South of the Equator : Volume K (Admiralty List of Lights and Fog Signals) NP83
Admiralty
ISBN: 9780707723242
United Kingdom Hydrographic Office  2014 
 Soft Cover 457 pp. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.   Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43722  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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New Zealand Cruising Guide - Central Area
MURRAY Keith W. J.
ISBN: 9780473233334
Steve William Publications New Zealand 2013 Revised and Updated Edition
 Soft Cover 226 pp.   Fine
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43723  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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STCW (Standards of Training, Certification, & Watchkeeping for Seafarers) Including 2010 Manila Amendments 2011
International Maritime Organization
ISBN: 9280115286
International Maritime Organization  2011 Third Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 356 pp. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Fine
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43725  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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WRECKS ON THE GIPPSLAND COAST
Loney, Jack
J. K. Loney Geelong 1971 Third Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, inex and index of ships, old price sticker on front cover otherwise a very good copy. A survey of major incidents from Point Nepean to Cape Howe, and nearer islands of bass Strait; including Western Port, Anderson's Inlet, Waratah Bay, Kent Group, Corner Inlet, Port Albert, Lakes Entrance, Lake Tyers, Marlo, Sydenham Inlet, Mallacoota, and Gabo Island. ; 210 x 140mm; 117 pages Very Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 18921  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Revised Marpol Annex VI: Regulations for the Prevention of Air Pollution from Ships and Nox Technical Code 2008, 2009 Edition
International Maritime Organization
ISBN: 9280142437
Inter-Governmental Maritime  2009 
 Paperback 212 pp  Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
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Navigation Rules: International - Inland Includes All Revisions and Corrections Through NTM 52/09 (26 December 2009)
U. S. Department of Homeland Security United States Coast Guard
ISBN: 1577851579
Prostar Publications, Inc.  2009 
 Paperback 218 pp. Light wear on cover.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43752  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Ice Diaries: The Untold Story of the Cold War’s Most Daring Mission
William R. Anderson
ISBN: 0785227598
Thomas Nelson Inc  2008 First Edition
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 360 pp. Unread copy.   Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Merchant Ships 1959 Edition - Includes 1960 and 1961 Supplements
TALBOT-BOOTH E. C.
The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Liverpool 1959 
 Hardcover No Dustjacket 475 pp. plus catalogue front and rear. Navy blue cover with gilt lettering. Light wear on edges of cover. Light browning to page edges. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Near Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20650  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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SOLAS: Consolidated Text of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, and Its Protocol of 1988 Articles, Annexes and ... All Amendments in Effect from 1 July 2009
International Maritime Organization
ISBN: 9280115057
International Maritime Organization  2009 Fifth Edition
 Pictorial Boards No d/w 418 pp. Please Note this text has been bound back to front. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43837  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Sailing Rigs and Spars: Installation, Maintenance, Tuning (A Foulis boating book)
Sheahan, Matthew
ISBN: 0854297537
G T Foulis & Co Ltd U.S.A. 1990 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 160 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges. Light browning to page edges. Owners name stamp on first page.  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37841  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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All Hands on Deck: The Restoration of the James Craig
York, Michael
ISBN: 0975102370
Citrus Press Sydney, Australia 2006 First Edition
 Hard Cover Light wear to jacket. No tears. Inscribed by author to former owner - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 164pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012980  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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American Practical Navigator an Epitome of Navigation Pub. No. 9 Volume 1
BOWDITCH Nathaniel
Defense Mapping Agency  1984 
 Hardcover No Dustjacket 1414 pp. Green cover with gilt lettering. Cover has a little insect wear. Light browning to page edges. Owners name on first page. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21909  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Stella Pocket Direction Finder for Southern and Northern Observers
C. M. B. Van Homrigh
S. A. Best Brisbane 1943 3rd Printing
 Card Cover - Stapled Covers have light wear and minor age-toning. Antiquarian bookseller's ink stamp to inside of front cover. Otherwise internally clean. Revolving star maps in very good order. Binding good. 16pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019554  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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HMS Hermes: A Pictorial History
Lt Cdr Tony Dyson
ISBN: 0907771165
Maritime Books Liskeard, Cornwall, England 1984 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear plus some sunning to spine. A large clip to bottom of front flap plus a small associated tear. Some isolated foxing to preliminaries. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 160pp  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019555  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Cunard White Star Liners of the 1930s
H. M. Le Fleming
Ian Allan London  
 Card Cover - Stapled Covers have moderate general wear plus some sunning to front right edge. A couple of pages have a fold to top corner. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. Undated (1960s?) 31pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Wrecks of Port Phillip
Peter Williams and Roderick Serle
Maritime Historical Productions Melbourne 1964 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jackiet has heavy wear, several tears, taped repairs and a 2cm x 3cm loss to rear. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 94pp  Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019564  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Unsung Immortal: "Lady Nelson", 1799-1825
Tony Dunlap
Tony Dunlap Australia  Limited Edition of 200 Copies
 Card Cover Minimal wear to covers. Some foxing to title-page and last page. Former owner's book plate to inside of front cover. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. Numbered 22 of 200 copies. 32pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Champion of Sail: R. W. Leyland and his Shipping Line
David Walker
ISBN: 0851774024
Conway Maritime Press London 1986 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear plus a taped repair at head of spine snd top front corner. Bookplate to ffep. Minimal foxing to preliminaries. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 191pp  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Tall True Tales of the Sea
Old Shellbacks
ISBN: 0858640260
Investigator Press South Australia 1979 First Edition
 Soft Cover Moderate wear to covers. Bookplate to ffep, otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 88pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Duke’s & Orr’s Dry Dock: Polly Woodside’s Historic Home
Arthur E. Woodley and Bob Botterill
ISBN: 0909710406
The Melbourne Martimime Museum  1985 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have moderate general wear. Former owner's ink stamp title-page. A pale stain to margin of covers, first two pages and last page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding good. 70pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Workhorses in Australian Waters: A History of Marine Engineering in Australia
Richards, Michael P.; Institute of Marine Engineers
ISBN: 0908031327
Turton & Armstrong Sydney 1987 First Edition
 Soft Cover Moderate general wear to covers plus creasing to spine. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Minor mark to half-title page and former owner's ink stamp to title-page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 269pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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In the Wake of the Coonawarra: The story of the River Murray paddle-wheeler M. V. Coonawarra and its links with the P. S. Murrumbidgee, P. S. Excelsior, and J. L. Roberts barge.
Gwenda Painter
Lothian Publishing Melbourne 1970 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear and a 1cm tear to top rear. Some edgewear to cloth. Internally clean. Binding tight. 48pp  Good/Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
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Story of Gippsland Shipping. Discoveries of the early navigators, lakes steamers, coastal windjammers, shipwrecks and famous Captains
J. C. Bull and Peter Williams
J. C. Bull and Peter Williams Gippsland Lakes. Victoria 1966 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have moderate general wear plus some light foxing. Half-title page and title-page have been clipped at top corner and there are some tape remnants to these pages also. Pale water mark to bottom margin of first few pages. Binding good. An entirely servicable reading copy. 110pp  Fair/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
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Key of the Keelson
Eben M. Anderson
ISBN: 0533062667
Vantage Press New York 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear plus some foxing. No tears. Some foxing to pastedown and feps. feint pencil impression of number to ffep. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 55pp  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019581  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Riverboats of the Clarence
Lee, Stuart
ISBN: 0957706812
Port of Yamba Historical Society Yamba, NSW, Australia 2003 
 Hard Cover The title page has been removed, remainder of contents very good. 292 pages with b/w illustrations. The Clarence River has some of the richest maritine history in Australia.   Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016384  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Merchant Fleets: Britain’s Railway Steamers Western and Southern Companies and French and Stena
Duncan Haws
ISBN: 0946378215
TCL Publications England 1993 First Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have moderate general wear. Bookplate to title-page, otherwise internally clean. Binding good. 230pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019604  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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A Whaling Voyage in the Pacific Ocean & Its Incidents
George A. Dodge
ISBN: 0877702438
Ye Galleon Press Fairfield, Washington, USA 1981 Edition of 500 Copies
 Card Cover - Stapled Covers have light general wear plus a slit at each staple. Internally clean. Binding sound. Numbered 297 of 500 copies. 30pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019605  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The ’USK’ Ships: History of a Newport Shipping Venture
P.M. Heaton
ISBN: 0950771414
The Starling Press Newport, Gwent 1988 Reprint
 Hard Cover Jacket has minimal general wear and no tears. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped). Former owner's bookplate to half-title page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 88pp  Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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OCEAN BOUND A Biography of Captain Geo. W. Milner 1881 - 1930
Job, Leona C.
ISBN: 0646120867
Leona C. Job Australia 1993 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations, signed by the author and a short gift inscription by the previous owner. A very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 210 x 150mm; 84 pages Very Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21238  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Building a Miniature Navy Board Model
Phillip Reed
ISBN: 1591140927
Naval Institute Press Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. 2009 First American Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has minimal general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 144pp  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019620  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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American Whaling On The Chathams Grounds: Viewed from an Antipodean Perspective
Rhys Richards
The Nantucket Historical Association Nantucket, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1971 First Edition
 Card Cover - Stapled Light general wear to covers. Internally clean. Binding sound. 70pp  Very Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019628  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Kangaroo Island Shipwrecks
Chapman, G. D.
ISBN: 0909434018
Roebuck Society Aranda, ACT, Australia 1973 Second Revised Printing
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear and sunning. No tears. Internally clean. Binding tight. 108pp  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019609  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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S.S. Undola: A Collier In The Illawarra Trade
Brian Rogers
ISBN: 0864180020
The University of Wollongong (Faculty of Education) New South Wales 1984 First Edition
 Card Cover Covers have moderate general wear, sunning to front and some water marks to rear. Feint ink stamp to top front of cover and ink stamp to title-page. Internally clean. Binding good. 73pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019612  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The 50-Gun Ship: A Complete History
Rif Winfield
ISBN: 1845600096
Mercury Books London 2005 First Paper Edition
 Soft Cover with French Flaps Minimal weat to covers. Spine not creased. A minor stain to bottom rear edge of cover. Plan to rear pocket in excellent order. Internally very clean. 128pp  Very Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019618  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Navigation Afloat: A Manual for the Seaman
Alton B. Moody
ISBN: 0370300874
Hollis & Carter London 1980 First Thus
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear plus some nicks ro top rear edge. Light foxing to edges of page-block. A small name or number blacked out on ffep and a small stain to the edge of the last three page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 752pp  Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019619  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Sailing Ships, Shipwrecks & Crime in the 19th Century
Uhl, Jean
ISBN: 0959663134
Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies Oakleigh, Victoria 1985 First Edition
 Card Cover Covers have light general wear and some sunning. Minor label mark to lower front. Light foxing to edges of page-block and preliminaries. Bookplate to half-title page, otherwise internally clean. Binding sound. 58pp A handbook for historians, genealogists, shiplovers and criminologists based on Supreme Court records, Criminal Sessions 1840s - 1860.  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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The Immigrant Ship New Zealander
Carroll, David A., McPherson, Deborah J. & Tipping, Tony
Maritime Archaeology Association of Victoria Melbourne 1982 First Edition
 Card Cover Moderate wear to covers. A tiny stain to top front edge of front cover and first page. Internally clean. Binding good. 92pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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CORAMBA The Ship the Sea Swallowed
Williams, Des
The Author Melbourne 1984 First Edition
 Paperback This edition is limited to 1000 copies, With 16 photographic illustrations & 2 maps, 3 appendices, appendix (c) being a fold out - general arrangement plan of T. S. S Coramba, a very good copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 210 x 140mm; viii, 100 pages Near Fine
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21241  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Man of Iron, Ship of Steel : The Story of Vic Meyer and Solo
Kevin Bourke
ISBN: 9780646926094
  2014 
 Hard Cover Inscribed and signed by the author as well as 4 others related to the boat. 198 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022101  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Collector’s Guide to Seashells of the World
Eisenberg, Jerome M.
ISBN: 0070191409
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1981.  1981 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 239pp. index, colour illus. very good+. / Very good+ d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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Laerebok I Navigasjon Bin I: Terrestrisk og Astronomisk Navigasjon
O. Johnsen og Z. Bryn
Forlagt av H. Aschehoug & Co Oslo, Norway 1961 First Edition
 Hard Cover Moderate wear to cloth. Foxing to edges of page-block. Split to front hinge but all pages secure. Some marks and foxing to pastedowns and feps, otherwise internally good. Norwegian text. 340pp  Fair to Good/No Jacket
Price: 100.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019687  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Whaling Will Never Do for Me: The American Whaleman in the Nineteenth Century
Briton Cooper Busch
ISBN: 0813118387
The University Press of Kentuckey USA 1994 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear plus sunning to spine. Light foxing to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 265pp  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Captain William Wells and the Last Years of the Hull Whaling Fleet 1844-1869
Philip Hepton
Malet Lambert Local History Originals Hull, England 1984 First Edition
 Card Cover - Stapled Covers have moderate general wer plus age-toning to spine. Internally clean. Binding good. 53pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Book of the Sextant, with Ancient and Modern Instruments of Navigation.
Hughes, , Arthur J.
Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, 1938.  1938 
  8vo. hardcover. 90pp. Very good, top corner of cover faded, light foxing, owner's signature on fep. / poor, chipped d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63721  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Shipping History of the Bass Strait Crossing
David L. Hopkins
ISBN: 0646186353
Taswegia Devonport, Tasmania 1997 Second Edition
 Card Cover - Stapled Covers have light general wear and a minor label mark to top front adjacent to spine. Internally clean. Binding good. 36pp  Very Good/No Jacket as Issdued
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Sydney Harbour of Yesteryear: The Glass Plate Photography of William James Hall
Hall, William James;Toghill, Jeff E.
ISBN: 0589503332
A. H. & A. W. Reed Sydney, Australia 1982 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear and a 1cm tear to rear top.. Light wear to cloth. Internally very clean. Binding tight. 127pp  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Servants of the North: Adventures on the Coastal Trade with the Northern Steam Ship Company
Cliff Furniss
ISBN: 058901031X
A. H. & A. W. Reed Wellington, New Zealand 1977 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear and sunning to spine. No tears. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Bookplate to half-title page, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 201pp  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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Ships of the Inland Rivers: An outline history and details of all known paddle ships, barges and other vessels trading on the Murray-Darling System
Ronald H Parsons
ISBN: 0959544631
Gould Books South Australia 1987 First Edition
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Half-title page has light foxing and bears a bookplate. Otherwise internally clean. Binding good. 152pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Emerald Whaler
William J. Laubenstein
Andre Deutsch London 1961 First UK Edition
 Hard Cover Clipped jacket has heavy general wear with a few tears and small losses. Front of jacket presents as good.Cloth very clean. Foxing to edges of page-block. Some foxing to preliminaries and rear endpapers. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 238pp  Good/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
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Thermopylae and the Age of Clippers
John Crosse
Historian Publishers Vancouver, BC, Canada 1968 First Edition
 Card Cover - Stapled Covers have light general wear and some minor foxing. A small nick at spine. Internally clean. Binding sound. 30pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019745  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Galloping Ghosts : Australasian 18 - Footers 1890 - 1965
Robin Elliott
ISBN: 9781877378577
David Ling Publishing Auckland, New Zealand 2012 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 224 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022165  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen, 1861-1994 A Brief History And A Fleet List
Kolltveit, Brad; Crowdy, Michael
ISBN: 0905617738
World Ship Society Kendal, England 1994 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear and no tears. Gift inscription to ffep - otherwise book very clean. Binding tight. 320pp  Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
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The Way of the Ship: The Story of the Square-rigged Cape Horner
Alan Villiers
Hodder & Stoughton London 1954 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has heavy general wear and several moderate tears.Clear laminate is lifting. Former owner's ink stamp to ffep. Foxing to preliminaries and last few pages. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 287pp  Good/Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
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This Stern Coast: The Story of the Charting of the New Zealand Coast
John O’C Ross
A. H. & A. W. Reed Wellington. New Zealand 1969 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate general wear plus a 4cm tear to rear bottom edge and a 1cm tear to rear top edge. Also a small nick to top front corner. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 277pp  Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019778  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Ships and Seamen off the South Coast
Loney, Jack Kenneth
ISBN: 0909131465
Neptune Press  1980 First Paper Edition
 Soft Cover Covers have moderate general wear. Some foxing to edges of page-block and inside of covers. Rear ffep partially detached but all other pages secure. 143pp  Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016831  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Anchor Ships and Anchor Men. The History of the Anchor Shipping and Foundry Company Ltd
Allan A. Kirk
A. H. & A. W. Reed Wellington, New Zealand 1967 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has heavy wear, reapirs and losses. A 1cm square abrasion to cloth at spine. Abrasion to bottom edge of cloth. Age-toning to edges of page-block. Tape remants to pastedowns. Inscription to ffep. A small stain to top corner of half-title page. Otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 186pp  Fair/Poor
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019809  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Champagne Mumm Admiral’s Cup: The Official History
Timothy Jeffery
ISBN: 0747519838
Bloomsbury Pub Ltd  1996 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 256 pp. Light browning to page edges. Copy appears to be unread.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44097  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Lion of the China Sea
William Olson
ISBN: 0095972900
P & O Australia Sydney 1976 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear plus sunning to spine. Former owner's signature and date (in texta) to front pastedown - otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 116pp   Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011380  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Ships of Yorke Peninsula
Ronald Parsons
ISBN: 0949817406
Railmac Publications South Australia 1984 First Edition
 Card Cover - Stapled Light general wear to covers. Internally very clean. Binding good. 24pp  Very Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019579  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The Prahu: Traditional Sailing Boat of Indonesia
Adrian Horridge
ISBN: 019582637X
Oxford University Press Singapore 1985 Second Edition
 Pictorial Hard Cover Light general wear to boards.Minor age0toning to edges of page-block. Internally clean. Binding tight. 112pp  Very Good/No Jacket (as issued?)
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019526  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Through the Hawse-Hole: The True Story of a Nantucket Whaling Captain
Florence Bennett Anderson
The Macmillan Company New York 1932 First Edition
 Hard Cover Cloth has moderate general wear plus fraying at head of spine. Sunning to spine. Age-toning to edges of page-block. A small stock number to front pastedown. Foxing to pastedowns and feps and age-toning to page margins of some pages but otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 276pp  Good/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019830  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Knots and Ropework
Eric C. Fry
ISBN: 0725403179
Ure Smith Sydney Australia 1977 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket Dustjacket has on the rear and spine. Browning to page edges. Brown tape stains on endpapers.  Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44116  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Practical Yacht Joinery - Tools, Techniques, Tips
Fred P. Bingham
ISBN: 0877421404
Intl Marine Pub Co  1983 
 Spiral Bound Paper Cover 274 pp. Darkening and light wear to cover. Browning to page edges. Small brown marks on endpapers  Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44117  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Log of the Centurion
Leo Heaps
ISBN: 024610581x
Hart-Davis,MacGibbon London, United Kingdom 1973 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear and minor tears. 264 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Based on the original papers of Captain Philip Saumarez on board HMS Centurion, Lord Anson's flagship during his circumnavigation 1740 - 44.   Very Good/Fair+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000162  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Rudimentary Treatise on Masting, Mast-Making and Rigging of Ships
Robert Kipping
Crosby Lockwood & Son London 1910 Twentieth Edition
 Hard Cover Moderate to heavy wear and marking to covers. Retailer's ink stamp to Title page. Moderate foxing to edges of page block and page margins. An un-numbered page containing a diagram of the masts and rigging of a ship is detached but extant. 151pp  Fair/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002670  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Ceremonial Barges on the River Thames : A History of the Barges of the City of London Livery Companies and of the Crown
Palmer, Kenneth
ISBN: 0906290171
Unicorn Press, London London, United Kingdom 1997 
 Hard Cover 184 pages with over 200 colour and b/w illustrations.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003177  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Titanic Voices : Memories from the Fateful Voyage
Donald Hyslop, Alastair Forsyth and Sheil Jemima
ISBN: 075091436x
Sutton Publishing, Limited Stroud, United Kingdom 1997 Reprint
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 296 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Using many previously unpublished photographs, letters and oral histories relives the events through the first hand accounts of those who were actually there.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002815  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Mutiny on the Bounty : The Story of Captain William Bligh Seaman, Navigator, Surveyor and of the Bounty Mutineers
no author
ISBN: 0730579867
State Library of New South Wales  1991 
 Soft Cover 104 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The Mutiny and the epic voyage which followed it; the intriguing tale of the ill-fated mutineers and their leader, Fletcher Christian; the tragedy of the Pandora, sent in pursuit of the mutineers.   Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001456  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Exploring the Lusitania : Probing the Mysteries of the Sinking That Changed History
Dunmore, Spencer; Ballard, Robert Duane
ISBN: 0446518514
Warner Books, Incorporated New York, NY, U.S.A. 1995 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 228 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Fair+/Fair+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004195  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ship in the Wilderness : Voyages of the MS "Lindblad Explorer" Through the Last Wild Places on Earth
Keith Shackleton
ISBN: 0460047191
J.M. Dent & Sons Ltd London, United Kingdom 1986 
 Hard Cover Foxing to minor title page. 208 pages with colour illustrations.   Good+/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005184  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Classic Powercraft : Volume 2
Norm & Jim Wangard
  1987 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 128 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+/No Jacket
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009498  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wellington Harbour : A Heritage of Tara
Neilson, D. R.
ISBN: 0589004107
A.H. & A.W. Reed Wellington, New Zealand 1970 
 Hard Cover in Slipcase General wear to jacket. 119 pages with 12 colour plates and numerous pencil drawings. Book comes in slipcase with general wear.   Very Good/Good (minus)
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011770  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Maritime Compendium : An Encyclopedia of Designs and Motifs
David Cordingly (editor)
ISBN: 0851777147
Conway Maritime Press London, United Kingdom 1998 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 192 pages including a 16 page colour plate section and over 1,600 line drawings. An impressive visual compendium of maritime imagery.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011601  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Tyneside Cunarders
Woodcock, Roger
ISBN: 090265389x
Newcastle Upon Tyne City Libraries and Arts  1990 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 64 pages with b/w illustrations. The history of the epoch-making passenger and cargo ships from the river and charts their role in securing Cunard's enduring fortunes.   Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014070  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Darwin’s Armada
Iain McCalman
ISBN: 9780670071586
Viking / Penguin Books Australia Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2009 
 Hard Cover 423 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. How four voyagers to Australasia won the battle for evolution and changed the world. Charles Darwin and the Beagle, 1831-36 : Joseph Hooker and the Ross Expedition, 1839-43 : Thomas Huxley and the voyage of the Rattlesnake, 1846-50 : Alfred Wallace in the Amazon and South-East Asia, 1848 - 66.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015756  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Lure of the Southern Seas : The Voyages of Dumont D’Urville 1826 - 1840
Susan Hunt, Martin Terry, Nicholas Thomas
ISBN: 1876991003
Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales  2002 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 146 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014642  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Shipbuilding at Walkers Limited : Maryborough, Qld, Australia 1877 - 1974
J.A. Concannon
ISBN: 9781875514182
Maryborough District Family History Society  2009 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 279 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020224  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Windjammers, The Final Story : A Collection of Memoirs, Poems and Paintings Depicing Life in the Last Commercial Sailing Ships
Carter, Robert
ISBN: 1877058041
Roseberg Publishing Dural, NSW, Australia 2004 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 254 pages with colour illustrations.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017139  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Seamanship in the Age of Sail : An Account of the Shiphandling of the Sailing Man-of-War 1600 - 1860, based on contemporary accounts
John Harland
ISBN: 9780870219559
Naval Institute Press U.S.A 2009 Reprint with Amendments
 Hard Cover Jacket has 6cm x 5.5cm chip to front. Ding to top corner of front and rear boards. Contents very good. 320 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good+/Good (minus)
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021471  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sydney Sails.
STEPHENSEN, P.R.
Angus & Robertson Australia 1962 First Edition
 Hard Cover Story of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's first 100 years 1862 to 1962. Colour frontis, b&w plates, 272pp, minor edgewear with small closed tear at head of spine. Jacket protected. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002072  Bookseller: J. Ruehle
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Liberty Ships in Peacetime and their Contribution to World Shipping History
I.G. Stewart
ISBN: 0646059874
Ian Stewart Marine Publications Perth, Western Australa 1992 
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards. Usual library marks and wear. 322 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good/No Jacket
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015349  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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British Ocean Racing - Private Edition
PHILLIPS-BIRT Douglas
Adlard Coles London 1960 Private Edition
 Hard Cover No Dustjacket 264 pp. Navy blue cover with gilt decoration on the front. Browning to page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44205  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Voyage of the Alceste to the Ryukyus and South east Asia
John M’Leod
Charles E. Tuttle Rutland, Vermont 1963 First Thus
 Hard Cover Clipped jacket has light general wear and no tears. Bookplate to half-title page, otherwise internally clean. Binding tight. 288pp  Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019572  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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The History of Yachting
Douglas Phillips-Birt
ISBN: 0812817044
Stein and Day New York 1974 First Edition
 Hard Cover Some wear to jacket but presents well. Light foxing to top of Half-Title page and some very minor yellowing to top margin of pages. 288pp  Good/Fair to Good
Price: 5.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000651  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Immigrant Ships to Australia: A Ninth Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose
Smyth, Dacre
ISBN: 064606603X
Dacre Smyth Australia 1992 First Edition
 Hard Cover Light wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 129pp  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013073  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Manjiro: The Man Who Discovered America
Hisakazu Kaneko
Houghton Mifflin Company Boston 1956 First Printing
 Hard Cover Clipped jacket has moderate general wear, a few very small tears and some age-toning. Protected in Mylar cover (not taped). Light wear to cloth. Some foxing to edges of page-block.Internally clean. Binding good. 149pp  Good/Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019710  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Fatal Storm: The 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Mundle, Rob
ISBN: 0732269237
Harper Collins Publishers Sydney, Australia 2000 Reprint
 Softcover Medium softcover, reprint, 402gms, 327pgs. This is the story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Yacht race where six sailors tragically lost their lives and countless others received injuries whilst numerous yachts sank or were badly damaged. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 7.50 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOSAI76  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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The Wreck of the Whaleship Essex
Owen Chase
ISBN: 0747274045
Headline London, United Kingdom 1999 
 Hardcover 208 pages plus 4 pages of black and white illustrations. A first hand account of one of history's most extraordinary maritime disasters. On 20 Nov 1820 the Essex was rammed by a whale and sunk. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000591  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Capt. James Cook : Navigator
David Cordingly (editor)
ISBN: 0958799407
National Maritime Museum London, United Kingdom 1988 
 Soft Cover 111 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The achievements of Captain James Cook as a seaman, navigator and surveyor. Published for an exhibition.   Very Good
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001152  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Riverboat Ways - Australia’s Inland Paddlewheelers
Peter J. Phillips
ISBN: 0909104638
Greenhouse Publications Richmond,Vic 1983 
 Stapled Soft Cover 61 pages with black and white illustrations. Postage within Australia $5.00.   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000855  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Mosquito Fleet Days : A History of the Cutters and Steamers of the Albert & Logan Rivers
Dene C. Rowling
Self Published Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1996 
 Stapled Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 50 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003619  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Lighthouse Keepers
Stuart Buchanan
ISBN: 064618458x
Coral Coast Publications Samford,Qld 2005 Reprint
 Soft Cover Total of 282 pages with colour illustrations. A record of work and life on Queensland's lightstations. Includes the names of 1200 lightkeepers from 1857 to 1994.   Good+
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002477  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Shipwrecks Volume 2 : 1851 to 1871
Loney, Jack
ISBN: 0589501003
A.H. & A.W. Reed Sydney, NSW, Australia 1980 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 239 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good/Good (minus)
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002457  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Troopships and Their History
H.C.B. Rogers
Seeley Service & Co London, United Kingdom 1963 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear, minor tears and small scrape to front. Imperial Services Library Volume VII. 223 pages with b/w illustrations and colour frontispiece.   Very Good/Fair+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 002123  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Practical Boat Canvas Work
Carr, Lisa
ISBN: 1853105678
Waterline Books Shrewsbury,UK 1995 
 Hard Cover Illustrated, laminated boards. 136 pages with b/w illustrations. Contains useful, easily-made articles that will make life easier aboard and in many cases provide protection from the elements for both crew and equipment.   Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006381  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Sea Mysteries
Jack Loney
ISBN: 090919128x
Marine History Publications Australia 1988 SECOND EDITION
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. 110 pages with B/W photo's. Jack Loney does not have all the answers on Australian sea mysteries, but uses eyewitness accounts, official reports, and newspaper articles, to present vivid and absorbing stories of our maritime past, allowing the reader to draw his own conclusions. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006053  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ghost Ports of Australia
Jeff Toghill
ISBN: 0333380673
The Macmillan Company Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1984 
 Hard Cover Jacket has some fading and general wear. 185 pages with b/w illustrations. The author has combed Australia to uncover the fascinating and forgotten stories of more than forty ghost ports which dot our seaboard and riverbanks.   Very Good/Good
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005640  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ocean Ships
David Hornsby
ISBN: 0711022542
Ian Allan Ltd Surrey, United Kingdom 1994 
 Hard Cover Illustrated Laminated boards. 224 pages with B/W illustrations. A listing of shipping companies and their ships.   Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005487  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wake of the Invercauld : Shipwrecked in the Sub-Antarctic: A great-Granddaughter’s Pilgrimage
Madelene Ferguson Allen
ISBN: 0908988028
Exisle Publishing Ltd Auckland, New Zealand 1997 
 Hard Cover General wear to edges of jacket. 256 pages with colour illustrations. The story of Robert Holding who was shipwrecked for a year in 1864 and his Great Granddaughters efforts to retrace his footsteps.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005599  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Australian Seashores : A Guide to the Temperate Shores for the Beach Lover, the Naturalist, the Shore Fisherman and the Student
Isobel Bennett
ISBN: 0207155615
Angus & Robertson Sydney, NSW, Australia 1987 Fully Revised, Expanded, Delux
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear, small chips and tears and fading to spine. 411 pages with colour illustrations. W.J.Dakin's classic study fully revised and illustrated by Isobel Bennett. Heavy book (2kg).   Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004748  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Funnel of Gold
Peterson, Mendel
ISBN: 0316703001
Little, Brown & Company Boston, MA, U.S.A. 1975 
 Hard Cover General wear to jacket. Stains to top and leading edges. Contents very good. 481 pages with b/w illustrations. The trials of the Spanish treasure fleets as they carried home the wealth of the New World in the face of Privateers, Pirates and the perils of the sea.   Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008907  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Titanic & Her Sisters Olympic & Britannic
Tom Mccluskie, Michael Sharpe, Leo Marriott
ISBN: 1902616103
Parkgate Books Ltd. London, United Kingdom 1999 Reprint
 Hard Cover Illustrated laminated boards with some marks to the front and scrapes to the rear top edge. 512 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. A definitive account of these 3 beautiful ships, detailing their stories from the events that shaped their construction to the present day Cameron movie and the salvage of artefacts from Titanic's wreck. Heavy book (2.8kg).   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 008392  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ocean Liners of the Past: The White Star Triple Screw Atlantic Liners Olympic and Titanic
Maxtone-Graham, John
ISBN: 1852601051
Patrick Stephens Limited Wellingborough, UK 1988 THIRD EDITION
 Hard Cover 184 pages with b/w illustrations and pull out plans. Almost entirely a facsimile reprint from a souvenir number of the journal 'The Shipbuilder' originally published in 1911, plus 3 important extracts from later editions and an entirely new Epilogue by John Maxtone-Graham.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007998  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Last Atlantic Liners
Miller, William
ISBN: 0851773206
Conway Maritime Press London, United Kingdom 1989 Second Impression
 Hard Cover 192 pages with b/w illustrations. At its peak, over 60 passenger ships sailed the Atlantic, but this Indian Summer came to an end in a remarkably short period following the first transatlantic crossing by a commercial airliner in 1958.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007997  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Wheels Still Turn : A History of Australian Paddleboats
Plowman, Peter
ISBN: 0864174284
Kangaroo Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1992 
 Hard Cover General wear to edges of jacket. 160 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. A comprehensive overview of the role of paddlers in each of the colonies, in intercolonial and overseas trading, as tugs and even as church mission boats, and particularly along the Murray River System.   Good+/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007951  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Historic Ships of Australia: A Third Book of Paintings, Poetry, and Prose
Smyth, Dacre
ISBN: 0959519831
Self Published  1982 
 Hard Cover Signed by the author/artist on the title page. 82 paintings of historic ships throughout Australia.   Very Good/Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007721  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Fatal Lights: Two Strange Tragedies of the Sea
Tom Mead
ISBN: 0909089035
Dolphin Books Sydney, NSW, Australia  
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. 123 pages with b/w illustrations. Describes the shipwrecks of the British clipper ship Dunbar in 1857 and the Ly-ee Moon in 1886. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007776  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Cruise of the Acheron : Her Majesty’s Steam Vessel on Survey in New Zealand Waters 1848 - 51
Sheila Natusch
ISBN: 0723305501
Whitcoulls Publishers Christchurch, New Zealand 1978 
 Hard Cover Boards have marks to spine and rear. Contents very good. 190 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The first full and accurate survey of the coasts and harbours of New Zealand.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007855  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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An Australian’s Perspective on the Merchant Navy in World War II
Morris Ochert
Self Published  2001 
 Soft Cover 45 pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $5.00.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006504  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Clipper Ships to Ocean Greyhounds
de Mierre, H. C.
ISBN: 0287669866
Harold Starke Ltd London, United Kingdom 1971 
 Hard Cover 320 pages with b/w illustrations. The authors fifteen years at sea sailing first in Clipper ships before transferring to steam. Includes his service during World War 1.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012330  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Ultimate Book of Lighthouses: History, Legend, Lore, Design, Technology, Romance
Crompton, Samuel Willard; Rhein, Michael J.; Compton, Samuel Willard
ISBN: 1571452249
Thunder Bay Press San Diego, California, U.S.A. 2000 
 Hard Cover 256 pages with colour illustrations. A panoramic history of the legendary and picturesque lighthouses of North America.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012173  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Story of the Wreck of the Titanic
Marshall Everett
ISBN: 0785810110
Castle Books Edison,NJ,USA 1998 Reprint
 Hard Cover 320 pages with b/w illustrations. First published in 1912.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012129  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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R.M.S. "Titanic" : A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards
Bown, Mark; Simmons, Roger
ISBN: 1857700759
SB Publications Seaford, East Sussex, United Kingdom 1998 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. Fading to spine. 98 pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011254  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Stalin’s Silver : The Sinking of the USS John Barry
Beasant, John
ISBN: 0312205902
St. Martin's Press New York, New York, U.S.A. 1999 
 Hard Cover 216 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The high-tech salvage of $380 million in silver.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011187  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A History of the Ports of Queensland : A Study in Economic Nationalism
Lewis, Glen
ISBN: 0702208124
University of Queensland Press Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1973 
 Hard Cover Light general wear to jacket. 341 pages with b/w illustrations. A history of Queensland port development, shipping services and economic growth since 1859.   Very Good/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010788  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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New Zealand Shipwrecks, 1795 - 1975
Ingram, C. W. N.
ISBN: 0589010476
A.H. & A.W. Reed Wellington, New Zealand 1977 FIFTH EDITION (REVISED AND EN
 Hard Cover Loose fitting jacket has general wear to edges. 464 pages with b/w illustrations. Records more than 2,000 shipping casualties over a period of 180 years.   Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010407  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Maritime History of Southampton in Picture Postcards
Alan Leonard and Rodney Baker
ISBN: 1854550322
Ensign Publications Southampton,UK 1989 
 Hard Cover 96 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014847  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sea-Craft of Prehistory
Johnstone, Paul
ISBN: 0710005008
Routledge & Kegan London, United Kingdom 1980 
 Hard Cover 260 pages with b/w illustrations. A detailed account of man's use of inland and ocean-going craft from earliest times until the dawn of recorded history.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014770  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Passenger Ships of the 20th Century : An Illustrated Encyclopedia
Latimer, David
ISBN: 1898392706
Colourpoint Books Northern Ireland 2002 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 400 pages with b/w illustrations. Detailed alphabetical listing giving the details of over 3600 vessels built between 1900 and 2000.  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014636  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Atlantic Sail : Ten Centuries of Ships in the North Atlantic
Morris, Roger
ISBN: 1869530950
David Bateman Ltd Auckland, New Zealand 1992 
 Hard Cover 184 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014250  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Opening the Oceans
Ruhen, Olaf
ISBN: 0949756067
Nautical Press Sydney, NSW, Australia 1980 
 Hard Cover 189 pages plus 31 pages of b/w illustrations and a loose chart in pocket at rear. The exploration of the Pacific.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014052  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Polynesian Journal of Captain Henry Byam Martin, R.N. : In Command of H.M.S. Grampus - 50 Guns at Hawaii and on Station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847
Captain Henry Byam Martin, R.N.
ISBN: 0708116094
Australian National University Press Canberra, ACT, Australia 1981 
 Hard Cover 192 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The journal covers the year the French subjegated the Tahitians by force and made the island a 'Protectorate" of France.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014050  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ships That Shaped Australia
Koskie, Jack L.
ISBN: 0207155607
Angus & Robertson Sydney, Australia 1987 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges. 132 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014836  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Silent Landscape : In the Wake of HMS Challenger 1872 - 1876
Corfield, Richard
ISBN: 0719565308
John Murray (Publishers) Ltd London, United Kingdom 2004 
 Hard Cover 285 pages with b/w illustrations. Sailing for three and a half years and almost 69,000 nautical miles the Challenger dredged up thousands of samples from the sea bed while mapping enormous areas of underwater terrain. The expedition is perhaps the greatest oceanographic mission of all time.   Good+/Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013910  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Voyage of the Vizcaina : The Mystery of Christopher Columbus’s Last Ship
Brinkbaumer, Klaus; Hoges, Clemens
ISBN: 0151011869
Harcourt Inc Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. 2006 
 Hard Cover 328 pages.   Near Fine/Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013725  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Atlantic Queens
Brooks, Clive
ISBN: 0854296395
Hazar Publishing, Limited Sparkford, UK 1989 
 Hard Cover Usual libarary marks. Traces the story of the Cunard White Star liners Queen Mary, Queen Elisabeth and Queen Elizabeth 2.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012975  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ships of the World : An Historical Encyclopedia
Paine, Lincoln P.
ISBN: 0395715563
Houghton Mifflin Company Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1997 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 680 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Includes over 1000 of the world's best-known and most significant vessels of every size and type.  Ex-Library Good+/Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012894  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Log of Christopher Columbus
Columbus, Christopher (Translated By Robert H. Fuson )
ISBN: 0877429510
International Marine Publishing Co Camden, Maine, U.S.A. 1987 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges plus fading to spine. 252 pages with b/w illustrations. His own account of the voyage that changed the world.   Very Good/Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012792  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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North Queensland at War (Day By Day), Volume 2 : Naval and Merchant Shipping Movements (1943)
Peter Nielsen
ISBN: 9780975212714
Nielsen Publishing Townsville, Qld, Australia 2007 Limited Edition (Number 449)
 Soft Cover Usual library marks. Signed by the author on the title page. 644 pages.  Ex-Library Good+
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016660  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Forgotten Empress : The Empress of Ireland Story
Zeni, David
ISBN: 1874448809
Halsgrove Publishing Tiverton, Devon, UK 1998 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 224 pages with colour and b/w illustrations and pull out plans. The Empress of Ireland sank after a collision in thick fog with the loss of 1012 llives on 29 May 1914.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016615  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The British Shipbuilding Industry, 1870 - 1914
Pollard, Sidney; Robertson, Paul
ISBN: 0674082877
Harvard University Press Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1979 
 Hard Cover Fading to jacket. 312 pages. Examines activities and attitudes of the shipbuilders in the context of the controversy over the quality of British entrepreneurship.   Good+/Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016268  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Maritime History of Australia
Bach, John
ISBN: 0170050874
Thomas Nelson (Australia) Ltd Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1976 
 Hard Cover Previous owners name to top of front free endpaper. 481 pages with b/w illustrations. Describes the development of sea-borne trade from around 1788 to 1974.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016101  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Fitted for the Voyage : The Adelaide Steamship Company, 1875 - 1975
Page, Michael
ISBN: 0851799183
Rigby Limited Adelaide, SA, Australia 1975 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear, chips and tears. Contents very good. 339 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good+/Fair
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016058  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Sea Rover’s Practice : Pirate Tactics and Techniques, 1630 - 1730
Little, Benerson
ISBN: 1574889109
Potomac Books Inc Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A. 2005 
 Hard Cover Usual library stamps. 303 pages. Describes in detail the arms and tactics of pirates of the period and how they actually sought out and attacked vessels and towns.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015740  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Voyage to the South Sea : Undertaken By Command of His Majesty for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-fruit Tree to the West Indies in His Majesty’s Ship the Bounty Commanded By Lieutenant William Bligh Including an Account of the Mutiny on Board
William Bligh
Libraries Board of South Australia Adelaide, SA, Australia 1969 Facsimile Edition
 Hard Cover Rebound with leather spine and corners. Gilt title to spine and front board. Marble endpapers. 4 small library stamps throughout. 264 pages with pull out plans and maps. First published 1792.  Ex-Library Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015690  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Earliest Ships : The Evolution of Boats into Ships
Christensen, Arne Emil
ISBN: 0851779956
Conway Maritime Press London, United Kingdom 2004 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 143 pages with b/w illustrations. Part of Conway's History of the Ship series.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015556  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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John Ledyard’s Journal of Captain Cook’s Last Voyage
James Kenneth Munford (editor)
Oregon State University Press Corvallis, Oregon, USA 1963 
 Hard Cover Minor marks and general wear to boards. 264 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015230  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Trade and Shipping of Dundee, 1780 - 1850
Jackson, Gordon; Kinnear, Kate
ISBN: 0900019271
Abertay Historical Society  1991 
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. 125 pages. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015008  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Paddlesteamers and Riverboats of the River Murray
Peter Christopher
ISBN: 1864760400
Axiom Publishing  2004 REVISED AND ENLARGED EDITION
 Soft Cover 120 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018894  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Workhorses in Australian Waters : A History of Marine Engineering in Australia
Richards, Michael P.
ISBN: 0908031327
Turton & Armstrong Sydney, Australia 1987 
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. 269 pages with b/w illustrations. The history of marine engineering in Australia.   Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018746  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Early New Zealand Steamers, Volume 1 :The Pioneering Years (1840 - 1861)
J.D. Wilkinson
Maritime Historical Productions Wellington, New Zealand 1966 
 Hard Cover General wear to jacket. Previous owners name to top of front endpaper. 230 pages with b/w illustrations. Deals with merchant and naval steamers.   Very Good/Good (minus)
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018743  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Transatlantic Paddle Steamers
H. Philip Spratt
Brown, Son and Ferguson Ltd Glasgow, United Kingdom 1951 
 Hard Cover Light general wear to boards with some fading to spine. 82 pages with b/w illustrations and pull out tables. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018734  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Davey and the Awatea
Laxon, W. A.
ISBN: 0864692897
Dunmore Press New Zealand 1997 
 Soft Cover 217 pages with b/w illustrations. The Union Steam Ship Company's Captain Arthur Davey and its flagship of the 1930's, the Awatea.   Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018720  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ships in Tasmanian Waters : Riverboats, Ferries and the Floating Bridge
G.W. Cox
Fullers Bookshop (Publishing Division) Hobart, TAS, Australia 1971 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear and two small chips. 224 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Fair+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018717  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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All Aboard : The Ships and Trains That Served Lake Wakatipu
R.J. Meyer
ISBN: 0908573278
The New Zealand Railway and Locomotive Society Inc Wellington, New Zealand 1980 SECOND EDITION (REVISED AND
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear plus 2cm tear at front. 196 pages with colour frontispiece and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018702  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Unfinished Voyages : Western Australian Shipwrecks, 1851 - 1880
Henderson, Graeme; Henderson, Kandy-Jane
ISBN: 0855642823
University of Western Australia Press Perth, Western Australa 1988 
 Hard Cover 308 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018716  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Port and People : Story of the Port of Napier 1875 - 1975
H.K. Stevenson
The Hawke's Bay Harbour Board  1977 Limited Edition (Number 1872
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear and small repaired tears. Foxing to minor title page and last few pages of index. 352 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Good+/Good (minus)
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018657  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Alma Doepel : The History of an Australian Schooner 1903 - 1975
Ralph McDonell
ISBN: 0731619315
Self Published   
 Hard Cover 272 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018179  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Lion of the China Sea : A History of the Eastern and Australian Steamship Company Limited
William Olson
ISBN: 0095972900
P & 0 Australia Ltd Sydney, Australia 1976 
 Hard Cover Jacket has fading to spine. Crease to first few pages. 116 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good+/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018125  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Light of their Lives : The Fight to Save Bustard Head Lightstation - Queensland’s First Coast Light
Buchanan, Stuart
ISBN: 0958643326
Coral Coast Publications  2007 
 Soft Cover 184 pages with colour illustrations. For 118 years Bustard Head lightstation had a manned presence. In 1986 the light was automated and the keepers withdrawn. This was followed by 16 years of vandalism.   Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017687  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Song of Steam : A Chronicle of Paddle Steamers and Screw Steamers in Tasmanian Waters 1832 - 1939
D. G. O’May
  1976 
 Hard Cover Illustrated boards. Small pen mark to top corner of front free endpaper. 304 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017254  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Royal Barges
Anchalaporn Siriwan (editor)
ISBN: 9747858924
Government Public Relations Department, Office of the Prime Minister Thailand 1995 
 Hard Cover Jacket has minor marks and light general wear. Crease to top corner of front free endpaper. 152 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The royal barges of Thailand. Includes loose corrections sheet.   Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017218  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Liner : Retrospective and Renaissance
Dawson, Philip
ISBN: 0851779387
Conway Maritime Press London, United Kingdom 2005 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks and wear. 256 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. The design, history and mystique of the ocean liner.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017146  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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North Queensland at War (Day by Day), Volume 1 : Naval and Merchant Shipping Movements (1939 - 1942)
Nielsen, Peter
ISBN: 0975212702
Nielsen Publishing Townsville, Qld, Australia 2004 Limited Edition (Number 026)
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. 330 pages.   Very Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017110  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Lone Ranger Story : From Salvage Tug to Super Yacht
Julian, John
ISBN: 1869536126
David Bateman Limited, Auckland, New Zealand 2006 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 160 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017104  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Voyage to the South Sea, Undertaken By Command of His Majesty for the Purpose of Conveying the Bread-Fruit Tree to the West Indies, in His Majesty’s Ship the Bounty
William Bligh
ISBN: 0091354404
Hutchinson of Australia Melbourne, VIC, Australia 1979 FACSIMILE EDITION
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. Fading to jacket. 264 pages with pull out maps and drawings. 'Including an account of the mutiny on board the said ship, and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew, in the ships boat, from Tofoa, one of the Friendly Islands, to Timor, a Dutch settlement in the East Indies'.  Ex-Library Good/Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017046  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ships : From the Archives of Harland & Wolff, the Builders of the Titanic
Tom McCluskie
ISBN: 185648467x
PRC Publishing London, United Kingdom 1998 
 Hard Cover General wear to edges of jacket. 160 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016957  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Sovereigns of the Sea : The Quest to Build the Perfect Renaissance Battleship
Angus Konstam
ISBN: 9780470116678
John Wiley & Son Ltd Hoboken, NJ, U.S.A. 2008 
 Hard Cover 338 pages with b/w illustrations. The story of the arms race that created and ruined empires, changed the map of the world, and led Europe out of the Renaissance and into the modern age.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016854  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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R.M.S. "Titanic" : A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards
Bown, Mark; Simmons, Roger
ISBN: 0951146955
Brampton Publications United Kingdom 1987 
 Soft Cover Small mark and a little foxing to covers. Contents very good. 98 pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021613  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Paddle Steamers of Australia : P.S. Canberra - The First Hundred Years
Beth Connor with Captain Peter Garfield
ISBN: 9781922175168
Brolga Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2013 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 88 pages with b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021173  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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For the King’s Service : Railway Ships at War
A.J. Mullay
ISBN: 9781899816163
PenFolk Publishing United Kingdom 2008 
 Hard Cover Ding to top corner of front and rear board otherwise very good. 127 pages with b/w illustrations. In two world wars nearly 200 railway-owned ships were converted to operate as troop carriers, hospital ships, minesweepers and seaplane-carriers. One in three of them failed to return.   Good+/No Jacket
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021092  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ship Model Building
Johnson, Gene
ISBN: 0870333690
Cornell Maritime Press Centreville, Maryland, U.S.A. 2009 Tenth Printing of Third Editio
 Soft Cover 304 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021054  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Southern Octopus : The rise of a Shipping Empire
McLean, Gavin
ISBN: 0959783431
Wellington Harbour Board Maritime Museum Wellington, New Zealand 1990 
 Hard Cover Some foxing to title pages. 239 pages with b/w illustrations. History of the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand.   Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020997  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Battleship Bismarck (Anatomy of the Ship)
Brower, Jack
ISBN: 0851779824
Conway Maritime Press London, United Kingdom 2006 Reprint
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 160 pages with b/w illustrations and more than 250 perspective and 3-view drawings. Large scale plan on reverse of the fold out jacket.  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020955  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Lighthouse Keepers
Stuart Buchanan
ISBN: 064618458x
Coral Coast Publications Samford,Qld 1994 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Total of 282 pages with colour illustrations. A record of work and life on Queensland's lightstations. Includes the names of 1200 lightkeepeers from 1857 to 1994.   Good+/Good
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020810  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Ships employed in the South Seas trade, 1775 - 1861 (parts I and II); and, Registrar General of Shipping and Seaman: Transcripts of Registers of Shipping 1787 - 1862 (part III)
Jones, A. G. E
ISBN: 0909434301
[Roebuck Society] Canberra, ACT, Australia 1986 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. Crease to top corner of last 70 pages. With b/w illustrations.   Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020804  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Coast to Coast : The Great Australian Coastal Liners
Peter Plowman
ISBN: 9781877058608
Rosenberg Publishing  2007 
 Soft Cover Usual library marks and wear. 196 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020555  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Titanic & Her Sisters Olympic & Britannic
Tom Mccluskie, Michael Sharpe, Leo Marriott
ISBN: 1902616103
Parkgate Books Ltd. London, United Kingdom 1999 Reprint
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges. Illustrated laminated boards. 512 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. A definitive account of these 3 beautiful ships, detailing their stories from the events that shaped their construction to the present day Cameron movie and the salvage of artefacts from Titanic's wreck. Heavy book (2.8kg).   Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020513  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Pandora’s Last Voyage
Geoffrey Rawson
Longmans, Green, and Co, London, United Kingdom 1963 
 Hard Cover 165 pages with b/w illustrations. In 1791 H.M.S. Pandora was sent to the Pacific to find the Bounty and bring the mutineers back for trial.   Good+/Good+
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019739  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Two Voyages To The South Seas
Captain Jules S.-C. Dumont D’urville (Translated By Helen Rosenman)
ISBN: 0522844324
Melbourne University Press Carlton South Vic, Austria 1992 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 304 pages with b/w illustrations. Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 1826 - 1829, Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, New Guinea, Australia, South East Asia, Tasmania, Antarctica, New Zealand, Torres Strait, 1837 - 1840 in the Corvettes Astrolabe 1826 - 1829, Astrolabe and Zelee 1837 - 1840.   Good+
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019628  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Maritime Australia, Volume 1 : The Port of Hobart, Tasmania (A Pictorial Record)
Hammond, David
ISBN: 0949089400
Souther Holdings Pty Ltd Tasmania 1996 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 154 pages with b/w illustrations. A pictorial insight into Hobart's waterfront history, the ketches, sailing ships, ocean liners, ferries and river steamers, the whalers, explorers, scientists and watermen, the wharves, piers, shipyards and slipways, with landscapes of yesterday and today.   Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018998  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Floating Bridge : The Vehicular Ferries of Auckland
D.J. Balderston
ISBN: 9780473256210
   Limited Edition (Number 18 of
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Signed by the author. 233 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good+
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022269  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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A Boat to Home : Historical Recollections of Boats Around the Southern Moreton Bay Islands
no author
RKLM Islands Heritage Group  1998 
 Stapled Soft Cover General wear to covers. Small previous owners stamp to top of first page. 74 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022265  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Great Southern Land: The Maritime Exploration of Terra Australis
Dr Michael Pearson
ISBN: 0642551855
Australian Government. Department of the Environment and Heritage Canberra 2005 First Edition
 Pictorial Hard Cover Jacket has minmal general wear and no tears. Book very clean. Binding tight. 155pp  Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016619  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Period Ship Modelmaking: An Illustrated Masterclass
Phillip Reed
ISBN: 1591146755
Naval Institute Press Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. 2007 First American Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book clean. Binding tight. 128pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019621  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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A Guide to Australia’s Spiny Freshwater Crayfish
Robert B. McCormack
ISBN: 9780643103863
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2012 
 Soft Cover 235 pages with colour illustrations. Discusses all 50 species found in Australia.   Near Fine
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018837  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Biology of Squat Lobsters
Gary CB Poore, Shane T. Ahyong, Joanne Taylor
ISBN: 9780643101722
CSIRO Publishing Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2011 
 Hard Cover Illustrated l;aminated boards. 363 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Near Fine/No Jacket
Price: 175.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022281  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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BATAVIA Betrayal, Shipwreck, Murder, Sexual Slavery, Courage. a Spine-Chilling Chapter in Australian History
Fitzsimons, Peter
ISBN: 9781864711349
Random House North Sydney 2013 First thus.
 Paperback With illustrations, a fine copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 235 x 160mm; xxii, 490 pages Fine with no dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21458  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Lighthouses and lightships; a descriptive and historical account of their mode of construction and organization
Davenport, Adams, W. H.
T. Nelson, London. 1871.  1871 
  8vo. hardcover. 322pp. index, b/w illus. Good, spine repaired, new endpapers, cover soiled with wear at top of spine 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64048  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Jemmy Button
Subercaseaux, Benjamin
MacMillian, New York 1954.  1954 
  8vo. hardcover. 382pp. endpaper maps. Good, wear to spine. / poor torn d/w. Based on Captain Fitz-Roy’s Diary and Darwin’s Voyage of the Beagle. But tile author has used the historical story only as a starting point for a fascinating fictional adventure. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64056  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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THE SEA CHART. An Historical Survey based on the Collections in the National Maritime Museum.
Howse, Derek and Michael Sanderson
ISBN: 0701803673
Melbourne, Lansdowne 1973.  1973 
  4to. hardcover. 144pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55194  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Navigation Made Easy and Familiar to the Most Common Capacity: Or the Young Sailor s Sure Guide, and Scholar s Best Instructor in the Art of Navigation.
Malham, John
Printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster Row and B.C. Collins in Salisbury 1790.  1790 
  Small 8vo. leather hardcover. Rebound. 480pp. Very good, some light foxing, page edges browned. title page foxed. missing original covers? or endpapers?. 
Price: 3500.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64174  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Sailor’s War 1914-18
Liddle, Peter
Blandford UK 1985 
 Hardcover The Sailor's War 1914-18 is an ex-Chester library copy with the usual indicators & plastic over the dj. 224 pages & 900g packed for post. This book covers all aspects of the war at sea; from the first actions in the North Sea, through the Antwerp expedition with the Marines; Battles of Coronel, Falklands and Jutland; engagements at Gallipoli and Mesop: the war against the U-Boats, on, under and above the sea and the raids at Zeebrugge, Ostend and Tondern. Many illus inc action shots   Very Good/Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011564  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Illustrated History of Seaplanes and Flying Boats
Casey, Louis & Batchelor, John
Hamlyn  1980 
 Hardcover 128 well-illustrated pp, one kilo to post. Long before the concept of the aircraft runway was realised, those aircraft which forged original air routes around the globe had no option but to land on water. The very first aircraft to take off from water, however, did so as early as 1910 in France after which the idea spread and it was not long before a variety of hull designs appeared throughout the world. In this work, we find a fascinating history of the Seaplane and the larger variety which became known as Flying Boats. In addition we learn of the progress in design brought about by the Schneider Trophy races in addition to that shown by the military with recoverable spotter planes being used long before the advent of the Aircraft Carrier.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012913  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Life line the Merchant Navy at war, 1939-1945
Elphick, Peter
Chatham Publishing UK 1999 
 Hardcover ex-lib, usual indicators, dj tear at flap fold, library borrower's ticket page removed ( the half title page) - we do have an excellent copy in stock. 224 pp, 600g carded/packed for post, photo section amidships. Great Britain's Merchant Navy suffered proportionately the highest casualties of any of its branches of service in the Second World War. In this book, Peter Elphick tells the story of the Merchant Navy through a series of individual accounts. From countless interviews with survivors he has succeeded in portraying, in the most vivid manner possible, what it was really like to serve at sea in every theater of the war. This book redresses the balance in the history of the Second World War at sea, showing for the first time just what the sailors of the Merchant Navy had to face to keep Britain's lifeline open.   Good/Fair
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011493  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Yacht Navigator’s Handbook
Dahl, Norman
Ward Lock UK 1983 
 Hardcover 200 ship-shape pp, 900g packed in a lifebelt for post. This practical handbook covers all the techniques of navigation that most yachtsmen are likely to need in order to conduct their vessels from one place to another safely and accurately. Contains information on: The instruments The charts and books needed and how to use them; How to keep track of a yacht's position The various different position-finding techniques The effects of the weather and tides on the yacht's position; Radio aids The principles of astronomical navigation. review>> Wondering how to use that Sextant you have on your shelf? Need to do some dead reckoning? Don't know the difference between diurnal and semi-diurnal tides?   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011294  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Royal Navy in Australia 1900-2000
Gillett, Ross & Jeffrey, Vic
Maritime Books UK 2002 
 Hardcover Hardcover, 28w X 21h, 128 crisp white pp, 900g for posting. A stunning collection of over 120 full page photographs, together with extended captions, of Royal Navy warships operating in and around Australia throughout the last century.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012811  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Painted Ships - Painted Oceans
no author
Australian National Maritime Museum Sydney 2001 First Edition
 Pictorial Card Cover Printed for the first exhibition of art and artefacts at the Australian National Maritime Museum The book icludes a history of the Watefront of Sydney, Aborigianl Art, whaling and the Clipper Age, Australian Ship Artists and a Catalogue of all exhibits.  Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000757  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Anatomy of a Naval Disaster: The 1746 French Expedition to North America
Pritchard, James
McGill Queen's University Press Canada 1995 
 Hardcover 322 pp, 900g packed for post. This is an account of one of the most ambitious and catastrophic French naval expeditions in the 18th century, resulting in the deaths of up to 8000 men. It exposes the ambitions and frailties of men, the arbitrariness of success, and the limits of power in the 18th century. Intended as a riposte to the Anglo-American capture of Loisbourg in 1745, the so-called d'Enville expedition set out from France the following year to secure Canada, recapture Acadia and Louisbourg, and ravage the New England coast as far south as Boston. Many of the 64 French vessels involved did not return and estimates of the dead reached as high as 8000, yet the enemy was never met in battle. James Pritchard's account of this naval fiasco sheds new light on the extent of the tragedy and raises questions about the role and effectiveness of naval power during the intercolonial wars of the mid-18th century. Pritchard describes the domestic and international political circumstances in France that gave rise to the expedition, outlining strategy and politics in the context of colonial defence and continental ambition. He reconstructs the events that contributed to the failure of the expedition: human and institutional weakness, weather, spoiled provisions, disease and the death of the commanding admiral.  Excellent/Very Good/Very Good
Price: 42.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011257  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Destination Dardanelles The Story of HMS E7
Wilson, Michael
Leo Cooper UK 1988 
 Hardcover ex-Lothian lib, usual stamps, plastic over-wrapper, just a whisker under 500g.194 well-presented pages. Maps, photos. Submarine's operations in the North Sea & Sea of Marmora based on the diary of her commander 1914-15. A very apt book in the light of attempts to plan for the return of Australia's small sub from the seabed (I believe a figure of 20 million was an estimate) Contents >> E7 had a short career in World War I. She took part in the Second Heligoland Bight Patrol along with E5, D2 and D3. She and the other submarines returned from the patrol on 18 August 1914. Then on 30 June 1915, E7 began a 24-day patrol in the Sea of Marmara. She succeeded in sinking 13 ships and damaging many more. The German Submarine UB-14 was in port of Chanak to await repairs. While there on 4 September, word came of the British submarine E7 entangled in Turkish antisubmarine nets off Nagara Point. The U-Boat's commander, Oberleutnant zur See Heino von Heimburg, Prince Heinrich of Prussia, and UB-14's cook, a man by the name of Herzig, set out in a rowboat to observe the Turkish attempts to destroy E7. . . . buy the book & find out what was next.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011162  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Combat Frogmen Military Diving from the Nineteenth Century to the Present Day
Welham, Michael
Patrick Stephens UK 1989 
 Hardcover 218 crisp pp plus bibliography plus index, 800g packed for post, photos on almost all pp. The role of the military diver and covert swimmer is invariably a lonely and dangerous one: whether working in a friendly harbour to clear mines or striking from the sea with midget submarines against enemy-held targets. This is the full story of the combat swimmers, giving details of specific actions and operational methods, from Napoleonic times to World War 2 and the present day, with a particular emphasis on the equipment, training and techniques of "special forces" frogmen around the world.   Excellent/Very Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011178  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Endurance The True Story of Shackleton’s Incredible Voyage to the Antarctic
Lansing, Alfred
Weidenfeld & Nicolson UK 1999 
 Hardcover The astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000 copies sold -- has long been acknowledged as the definitive account of the Endurance's fateful trip. To write their authoritative story, Lansing consulted with ten of the surviving members and gained access to diaries and personal accounts by eight others. The resulting book has all the immediacy of a first-hand account, expanded with maps and illustrations especially for this edition. With bubblewrap it will just shade the 500g limit. Prev owner name.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011089  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Wolf How One German Raider Terrorised Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World
Hohnen,Peter & Guilliatt, Richard
Bantam Press UK 2009 
 Hardcover Sent by Germany on a virtual suicide mission to the far side of the world, the Wolf was a formidable and ingenious commerce-raider. In one continual 64,000-mile voyage, the ship caused havoc across three oceans, launched Germany's first direct attacks on Australia and New Zealand and captured over 400 men, women and children. Surviving on fuel and food plundered from other ships, the Wolf became a world in miniature. An extraordinary adventure story drawn from personal recounts, 'The Wolf' is also a portrait of a world undergoing profound transformation. 366 crisp pp, 750 g for post, photo section amidships.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011038  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Rick Stein’s Seafood Odyssey Over 150 Superb New Dishes from Around the World
Stein, Rick
BBC Books UK 1999 
 Hardcover In Seafood Odyssey, Rick Stein travels to seven of the world’s main centers of seafood excellence, picking up recipe ideas and sampling new ingredients. He visits east-coast America to explore the flavors of Charleston Seafood Gumbo, while in Australia he finds innovative cooks producing masterpieces like Moreton Bay Bug and Fennel Risotto with Lemon Oil. India provides fragrant spicy treats like Rui’s Turmeric Fish with Masala Dhal, and the street cooking of Thailand and the Far East offers Chargrilled Prawns with a Thai Dipping Sauce and Singapore Chilli Crab. 256 clean white well bound pp & approx 1kg carded/bubbled for post. As an aside, Chalky's popularity was such that Conservative Member of Parliament Andrew Pelling tabled a motion in the House of Commons lamenting his death in 2007.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009914  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Rick Stein’s Seafood Odyssey Over 150 Superb New Dishes from Around the World
Stein, Rick
BBC Books UK 1999 
 Hardcover In Seafood Odyssey, Rick Stein travels to seven of the world’s main centers of seafood excellence, picking up recipe ideas and sampling new ingredients. He visits east-coast America to explore the flavors of Charleston Seafood Gumbo, while in Australia he finds innovative cooks producing masterpieces like Moreton Bay Bug and Fennel Risotto with Lemon Oil. India provides fragrant spicy treats like Rui’s Turmeric Fish with Masala Dhal, and the street cooking of Thailand and the Far East offers Chargrilled Prawns with a Thai Dipping Sauce and Singapore Chilli Crab. 256 clean white well bound pp & approx 1kg carded/bubbled for post. As an aside, Chalky's popularity was such that Conservative Member of Parliament Andrew Pelling tabled a motion in the House of Commons lamenting his death in 2007.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009915  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Rick Stein’s Seafood Odyssey Over 150 Superb New Dishes from Around the World
Stein, Rick
BBC Books UK 1999 
 Hardcover In Seafood Odyssey, Rick Stein travels to seven of the world’s main centers of seafood excellence, picking up recipe ideas and sampling new ingredients. He visits east-coast America to explore the flavors of Charleston Seafood Gumbo, while in Australia he finds innovative cooks producing masterpieces like Moreton Bay Bug and Fennel Risotto with Lemon Oil. India provides fragrant spicy treats like Rui’s Turmeric Fish with Masala Dhal, and the street cooking of Thailand and the Far East offers Chargrilled Prawns with a Thai Dipping Sauce and Singapore Chilli Crab. 256 clean white well bound pp & approx 1kg carded/bubbled for post. As an aside, Chalky's popularity was such that Conservative Member of Parliament Andrew Pelling tabled a motion in the House of Commons lamenting his death in 2007. I'm sure Jennifer Paterson is looking after Chalky's welfare in Heaven. Stein's personable manner is great TV watching for foodies & this book's a treat, would that we could live within coo-ee of a fishers' co-op.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 26.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 009917  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Silent Service The Inside Story of the Royal Navy’s Submarine Heroes
Parker, John
Headline UK 2001 
 Hardcover One of the great untold stories of the British services is that of the Royal Navy Submarine Service, which entered the fray of World War I with 100 underwater craft. Through World War II, where submariners' prospects of returning safely from a mission were only 50:50, the Falklands conflict, and the sinking of the Belgrano, to modern-day elite machines, the Silent Service has played an enormous part in British defense. The author's in-depth investigation is very much personality-led, with diaries from the early part of the century and substantial first-person testimony from survivors of wartime heroics. 294pp with 3 photo sections amidships, 750g carded packed for post.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010853  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Men of War: Courage Under Fire in the Nineteenth-century Navy
Crane, David
Harper Press UK 2009 
 Hardcover Men of War: Courage Under Fire in the Nineteenth-century Navy by David Crane is 480pp, 2 picture sections, 800g to post. Crane offers a unique portrait of the Royal Navy (through the lives of 3 sailors) at a time when it held unchallenged dominion over the world's oceans. reviewer says > A superbly researched work, this utilises contemporary accounts, private letters and official navy to look at the careers of three officers. The first, Frank Abney Hastings, is perhaps the most interesting, for, in the search for glory, action and battle after being sacked in disgrace over a row with superiors, he ended up commanding a steam ship in the defence of Greece - a strange end for a Royal Navy officer. The author builds a powerful case that Hastings transformed sea warfare in the age - his success in the hitherto untested steam boat, using the latest in firepower made the world sit up and take note. Prime Minister Robert Peel's son William and his glittering career had its defining moments on land, although he was a naval man, taking part in the horror of the Crimean war and tackling the Indian mutiny. In a book, ostensibly purely concerned with courage, James Goodenough is the joker in the pack, but knowing the original title makes his inclusion more logical. It was Goodenough who really tried to put into effect an `Empire with a conscience' policy, battling with authority for what he perceived as indigenous peoples' rights, only to die at the height of his powers, ironically from a native's poisoned arrow. All three represent the navy at its best - independence of thought, a strong sense of duty and incredible bravery under fire. The navy, of course represented Britain around the world, and by the time of Goodenough, the author shows it was beginning to recognise its moral as well as military roles. A cracking read about a fascinating time in history.   Excellent/Very Good/Very Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012474  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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CONRAD MARTENS Journal of a Voyage from England to Australia 1833-35
Organ Michael Transcript By
ISBN: 073058920x
State Library of NSW Press Australia 1994 1st Thus
 Card Cover This is the recorded Journal of Conrad Martens and transcripted by Michael Organ. Conrad Martens describes his voyage from England to Australia via South America and the Pacific Islands aboard HMS Hyacinth, Indus, HMS Beagle, Peruvian and Black Warrior.   Very Good
Price: 120.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013251  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Grey Funnel Lines Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970
Tawney, Cyril
Routledge & Kegan Pau UK 1987 
 Hardcover Grey Funnel Lines Traditional Song & Verse of the Royal Navy 1900-1970 by Tawney is 177 pristine pp & a hornpipe under 500g to post. ‘The Grey Funnel Line’ is the sailors' nickname for the Royal Navy just as if it were another mercantile line. Tawney has a song by the same title, here's the first verse > Don't mind the rain or the rolling sea, The weary night never worries me. But the hardest time in sailor's day Is to watch the sun as it dies away. It's one more day on the Grey Funnel Line. The book is a compilation of one hundred fifteen Navy songs from the author's personal collection. And from the dj >> it has ... songs reflecting every aspect of life in the twentieth-century Royal Navy, both upper and lower deck: war, ship's routine, aviation, submarines, the antics of dockyard personnel, not to mention the matelot's shore-going adventures, both amorous and bibulous. review >>> The book is beautifully illustrated with anecdotes galore.  Excellent/Excellent
Price: 43.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012452  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Captain Bligh and Mr Christian: The Men and the Mutiny
Hough, Richard
E.p. Dutton & Co. Inc, New York USA 1973 1st
 Hardcover 320pp, mapped endpapers & more than 500g to post. The Bounty set out in 1788 to transport breadfruit from Tahiti to the West Indies as a cheap source of food for slaves. But the combination of the tough discipline of Bligh and the attractions of life in the South Sea Islands drove Fletcher Christian and part of the crew to mutiny, and Bligh along with those loyal to him were set adrift in the ship's launch. Their remarkable 3,600-mile, open-boat voyage to Timor is one of the great feats of navigation, while the story of the mutineers' discovery of the uninhabited island of Pitcairn and their attempt to fashion a community away from the pursuing ships of the Royal Navy is as tense as it is horrific. This drama of mutiny, courage, remarkable voyages, human deceit and treachery, first published in 1972, provides an account of this episode of maritime history.  Very Good/Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013123  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A thousand miles in the Rob Roy Canoe on rivers and lakes of Europe
MacGregor, J
Samson Low Marston & Co London  
 Hardcover John MacGregor, aka Rob Roy - The first ever recreational paddler. Looking back on the history of paddling, MacGregor seems to be the first paddler who recorded his adventures on paper and who went out on the water with the primary goal of pure enjoyment. Later in his life he also helped found the first ever paddling association, the Royal Canoe Club of England. checkout paddleworlddcomfor a fascinating snapshot of the author's life & of course paddles. 255pp plus a catalogue of titles running to several pp, covers red boards with an illust of galleons in battle in black ink, smaller version on spine, initial & final pages spotty but internals clean, no date tough author info on 3rd p lists his as Captain of Royal Canoe Club so I guess post 1873. No map.  Fair/None issued
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010390  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Pieces of eight:being the authentic narrative of a treasure discovered in the Bahama Islands, in the year 1903--now first given to the public by Richard Le Gallienne
Le Gallienne, Richard
The Children's Press UK  
 Hardcover Richard Thomas Le Gallienne (1866-1947) was an English man of letters, very much associated with the literary world of London in the 1890s. First published in 1918, Pieces of Eight is a work of fiction that purports to be "the authentic narrative of a treasure discovered in the Bahama Islands in 1903." According to one early reviewer, it is "A polite treasure hunt which, compared to R L Stevenson's handling of the same plot lacks the thrills of real buccaneering, but which is romantic and beautifully descriptive of the tropic Bahamas." 256 crisp pp, gift inscription 1st p, unclipped dj  Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010391  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Warship Losses of World War Two
Brown, David
Arms and Armour Press UK 1990 1st
 Hardcover 256 clean crisp well bound pp including index of ship's names, maps, pictorial d/j More warships were sunk during the Second World War than had been lost in all the great battles and minor actions during the four centuries when the world's navies depended on forests for construction and the wind for propulsion.  Excellent/Very Good
Price: 29.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010269  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Boat building techniques Illustrated
Birmingham, Richard
Adlard Coles Ltd, London UK 1985 
 Hardcover Sound woodworking skills are essential when building a boat from scratch or just completing a hull, whether it is made of steel, aluminum, GRP or any form of wooden construction. This highly illustrated book will help any aspiring boat builder decide what materials and tools to use and how to use them. Richard Birmingham's classic text covers the wide range of techniques and skills needed when constructing a boat, from interpreting the plans to hints on working different types of timbers. He answers many of those puzzling questions which need to be solved in a refreshingly clear and direct manner. this book will prove an invaluable reference to the home builder or newly trained apprentice in a fitting out yard. dj spine sunned, 312pp, 1 kg to post  Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013295  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Find ’Em, Chase ’Em, Sink ’Em: The Mysterious Loss of the WWII Submarine USS Gudgeon
Ostlund, Mike
Lyons Press USA 2012 
 Softcover 524pp including a photo section, 800g for post, faults? v. small corner crease. In April 1944, the highly decorated submarine USS Gudgeon slipped beneath the waves in one of the most dangerous patrol areas in the most dangerous military service during World War II. Neither the Gudgeon nor the crew were ever seen again. Author Mike Ostlund's "Uncle Bill" was aboard the ship as a lieutenant junior grade. Through extensive research of patrol reports in U.S. and Japanese naval archives, interviews with veterans who had served abroad the Gudgeon before its final patrol, and the personal effects of the lost men's relatives, Ostlund has assembled the most accurate account yet of this remarkably successful submarine's exploits, of the men abroad, from steward to captain, and of what we know about her demise. Through these stories we experience the excitement of first sighting, then closing in on an enemy ship, and the seconds ticking away as the crew awaits the detonation of torpedoes. We hear the groans of collapsing bulkheads through the hull of the submarine, then the eerie cry of inch-thick steel as it is rent apart. The swish-swish-swish of a Japanese destroyer's attack approach. The thundercrack of exploding depth charges between muttered prayers and anguished, flinching anticipation where the crew, all equal in peril now, must sit absolutely still and take the punishment as they suppress the urge to do something, anything. We also share the anguish of the girls they left behind when they learned the ship was lost; and of the memories and life lessons of the young men who went to sea abroad Gudgeon before its last patrol knowing hardly anything, and coming home having seen too much. The book recounts the mysterious disappearance of the USS Gudgeon in April 1944.  Very Good/None issued
Price: 27.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013111  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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All at sea on land: and First Lady ten years on
Cottee, Kay
Random House  1998 
 Hardcover 292pp, 2 photo sections, 750g to post. On 5 June 1988, Kay Cottee fulfilled her childhood dream - to become the first woman in history to complete a solo, nonstop and unassisted sailing voyage around the world. Now, a decade on, Kay candidly fills in the details of her life since that historic achievement, painting an inspiring portrait of one of Australia's greatest women. Kay's book has been written to answer many of the questions she is constantly asked as she criss-crosses Australia and the world to tell of her remarkable voyage. She recounts the funny, exciting and sad stories that come with life in the public eye, and her profound love for the country that gave her the chance to reach for the stars, and of her passions away from the water - painting and sculpting - and the joys of marriage and motherhood.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012937  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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A Manual of the Mollusca Being A Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells
Woodward, S.P.
Crosby, Lockwood and Co. London 1880 4th Edition
 Hardcover A Manual of the Mollusca Being A Treatise on Recent and Fossil Shells - Fourth edition - With An Appendix of Recent and Fossil Conchological Discoveries by Ralph Tate. Faults? the first few pages are held by the barest thread. Masses of bw illustration, the book is paginated in sections, approx 5-600pp. On the spine is a remnant pasted, bookshop label??   Good/Fair/No Jacket
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012672  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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The Singlehanders
Heaton, Peter
Michael Joseph  1976 
 Hardcover 208pp with photos maps throughout, more than 500g to post. The book naturally enough chronicles the experiences and techniques of the lone voyagers who choose to confront the loneliness & dangers of the vast blue sea.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013120  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE SEA AND HISTORY
Rice E.E. Edited By
ISBN: 0750910968
Sutton Publishing, UK  1996 1st Edition
 Hard Cover This well researched and presented text brings together distinguished experts in the fields of maritime archaeology, ancient history and modern history to provide a unique overview of the relationship between man and the sea from Roman times to the present day. Inscription in front, book includes photographs, maps, line drawings, graphs and a comprehensive index. Book Weighs Over 500gms Very Good/Very Good
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013105  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Boat building techniques Illustrated
Birmingham, Richard
Adlard Coles Ltd, London UK 1985 
 Hardcover Sound woodworking skills are essential when building a boat from scratch or just completing a hull, whether it is made of steel, aluminum, GRP or any form of wooden construction. This highly illustrated book will help any aspiring boat builder decide what materials and tools to use and how to use them. Richard Birmingham's classic text covers the wide range of techniques and skills needed when constructing a boat, from interpreting the plans to hints on working different types of timbers. He answers many of those puzzling questions which need to be solved in a refreshingly clear and direct manner. this book will prove an invaluable reference to the home builder or newly trained apprentice in a fitting out yard. dj sunned, 312pp, 1 kg to post  Very Good/Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 010186  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE MYSTERY OF THE SANTA CRUZ
Downie James M.
Frederick Warne & Co. Ltd. London 1951 1st Edition
 Hard Cover A nice first edition of this interesting book. Includes colour frontis and map.  Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007998  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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GEZEITEN UND SCHIFFAHRT
Sager Gunther
Fachbuchverlag Leipzig  1959 
 Hard Cover Very Good/Good condition. Clean pages and tight binding. Signed by author. Clean compressed page edge. Clean and unmarked boards, slightly yellowed. Unclipped dustjacket but with five tears, one diagonally on the front, protected in removable sleeve. Includes diagrams. German language throughout.  Very Good/Good/Fair
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005128  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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THE FROZEN WATER TRADE
Weightman, Gavin
ISBN: 0007102852
HarperCollins Harper Collins  2001 First Edition
 Hard Cover As New condition.  As New/As New
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 007160  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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Under the Red Sea
Hans Heinrich Romulus Hass
Jarrolds - London  1953 
 Hard Boards Less than 500g, many many photos & 2 maps, 208 pp. Dr. Hans Hass is one of the true pioneers of recreational diving and one of the earliest exponents of underwater still photography and cinematography. His many diving expeditions, which commenced in 1938, took him to the Red Sea and the Great Barrier Reef. Hass organised an expedition to the Carbbean in 1939, and in eight months shot some 4000 photographs. He became a student of zoology at the University of Vienna, and continued to raise money for further expeditions, assisted by the publication of his first book in 1939.  Very Good/No Jacket
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 013403  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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TIDAL COMPUTATIONS IN RIVERS AND COASTAL WATERS
DRONKERS J.J.
North-Holland Publishing Co. Amsterday John Wiley & Sons, Inc. New York 1964 First Edition
 Hard Cover A comprehensive book covering both the mathematical and physical fundamentals of the Theory of tides, but also its application to technical problems in tidal waters.  Very Good/Good in Protec
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004951  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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ADMIRALTY HANDBOOK NO.@: DATUMS FOR HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYS
no author
Hydrographic Department, Admiralty  1960 
 Soft Cover Very Good condition. Inscription on front cover. Clean cover, a little yellowed. Clean pages and tight binding. Clean compressed page edge.  Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004986  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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MANUAL OF TIDAL PREDICTIONS
Not STATED
Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd. UK 1940 First Edition
 Hard Cover Comprehensive Text for Tidal Predictions including chapters covering "Choosing the Tide", Worked Examples, Methods, Glossary and many diagrams and tables.  Reading Copy
Price: 70.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005020  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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SEA LEVEL IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN: A CATALOGUE OF MEASUREMENTS
Lutjeharms, J.R.E.
Physical Oceanography Division  1980 
 Soft Cover Good condition. Contains a catalogue of measurements in the Southern Ocean concerning sea level.   Good
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 006450  Bookseller: Little Lane Books
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World Wide Navigation
Noble, Captain John
ISBN: 0851745288
Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1987.  1987 
  8vo. hardcvoer. 224[[. index, b/w illus. endpaper maps. Very good. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64252  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Way of the Ship: The Story of the Square-rigged Cape Horner
Villiers, Alan
Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1954.  1954 
  8vo. hardcover. 287pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, foxing, mainly to endpapers, rear endpaper chipped on corner. / Very good d/w, chipped at top of spine. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64263  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Pioneer Shipping of Tasmania. Whaling, Sealing, Piracy, Shipwrecks, etc, in Early Tasmania
Norman, Leslie.
O.B.M., Hobart N.D. reprint.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 220pp. b&w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w. 
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64274  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Somewhere Below: The Sydney Scandal Exposed
John Samuels
ISBN: 1920831312
Halstead Press  2005 
 Trade Paperback 159 pp. Browning to page edges. Whiteout marks on first page.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44375  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Brightwork: The Art of Finishing Wood
Rebecca J. Wittman
ISBN: 0877429847
International Marine Publishing Company USA 1990 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear plus a 5mm tear to top front corner. Book very clean. Binding tight. 182pp  Very Good/Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020114  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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A Voyage of Pleasure - the Log of Bernard Gilboy’s Transpacific Cruise in the Boat ’Pacific’ 1882-1883
Tompkins, John Barr. (Editor)
Cornell Maritime Press, Maryland, 1956.  1956 
  8vo. softcover. 64pp. b/w frontis. Folding illus. & map. Good, wear to rear cover. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64299  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Book of Old Ships and Something of Their Evolution and Romance
Culver, Henry B. Illustrated by Gordon Grant
ISBN: 0517225700
Bonanza Books, New York, 1977.  1977 
  4to. hardcover. 306pp. b/w illus. Very good. / very good+ d/w. 
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64351  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ragamuffin Man : The World of Syd Fischer
Salter, David
ISBN: 9781760640286
Nero, Australia 2017.  2017 
  8vo. softcover. 344pp. index, colour illus. Near Fine, large owner's inscription on fep. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64478  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Down Easters. The Story of the Cape Horners. American deep-water sailing ships 1869-1929.
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1971  1971 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 288pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. fold-out plans. Very good+. / Very good+ clipped d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59234  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The China Clippers
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1946  1946 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 295pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. fold-out plans. Good+, light insect damage to cloth on covers near edges. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59242  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Nitrate Clippers
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1976  1976 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 392pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. fold-out maps. Very good+. / Very good+ clipped d/w with tiny tear at top of spine(repaired). 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59233  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Western Ocean Packets
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1956  1956 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 146pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good, clipped d/w with tears and tape mark at bottom of spine(repaired). 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59229  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Blackwall Frigates
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1973  1973 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 280pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good+ clipped d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59230  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1975  1975 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 180pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good clipped d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59231  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Opium Clippers
Lubbock, Basil
ISBN: 0851742416
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1976  1976 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 392pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. fold-out maps. Very good+. / Very good+ clipped d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59232  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Log of the Cutty Sark
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1974  1974 
  large 8vo. hardcover. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. With Illustrations in photos and plans. Near Fine. / Very good, clipped d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59227  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Arctic Whalers
Lubbock, Basil
Brown, Son & Ferguson 1968  1968 
  large 8vo. hardcover. 483pp. index. Blue boards with gilt title to front and spine. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good, clipped d/w. 
Price: 55.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 59228  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Set of the Sails: The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
Villiers, Alan
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1950.  1950 
  8vo. hardcover. 247pp. index, b/w illus. Good, light foxing. / Fair torn & chipped d/w(repaired). 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64546  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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By Way of Cape Horn
Villiers, Alan
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1952.  1952 
  8vo. hardcover. 265pp. b/w illus. Good, light foxing. / Good d/w with tear at top of spine(repaired). 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64544  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sea-Dogs of To-day.
Villiers, Alan
Harrap, London, 1934.  1934 
  8vo. hardcover. 284pp. Good. some foxing, covers faded, bookplate on front pastedown. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64549  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Cruise Of The Conrad. A journal of a Voyage round the World, undertaken and carried out in the Ship Joseph Conrad, 212 Tons, in the Years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies, and Cape Horn.
Villiers, Alan
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1952.  1952 
  8vo. hardcover. 369pp. b/w illus. Good, light foxing. / no d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64547  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ship’s Log, the Runnymede : Nathaniel Roberts, Captain 1886 to 1890
Dorothy Hulda Roberts Matheson
Self Published  2006 
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Inscribed and signed by the author.   Very Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022308  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Amity : The Story of a Brig and Her Pivotal Role in Australian Colonisation
John Pearn and Danny Tangney
ISBN: 9781864999495
Amphion Press Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2016 
 Soft Cover Inscribed and signed by John Pearn on the title page. 95 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022328  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Privateers: a Raiding Voyage to the Great South Sea
Macliesh, Archibald Fleming and Krieger, Martin L.
Random House, New York, 1962.  1962 
  8vo. hardcover. 368pp. index. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64550  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Two Years in the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and China. Being a journal of every day life on board ship, interesting information in regard to the inhabitants of different countries, and the exciting events peculiar to a Whaling Voyage.
Munger, James F.
Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield. Washington. 1967.  1967 
  8vo. hardcover. 81pp. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to cover. 
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64552  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Brethren of the Coast. Buccaneers of the South Seas
Kemp, Peter Kemp. Lloyd, Christopher.
St Martin's Press, New York, 1961.  1961 
  8vo. hardcover. 248pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64551  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Handbook of Seaman’s Ropework
Svensson, Sam
ISBN: 0396064752
Dodd Mead, 1972.  1972 
  8vo. hardcover. 192pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, owner's details on fep. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64579  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Merchant Ships 1963 Edition
TALBOT-BOOTH E. C.
The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Liverpool 1963 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 458 pp. plus catalogue et the rear. Dustjacket is rubbed with wear on the edges and pieces missing from the lower front edge and a repaired spine.. Light browning to page edges. Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Near Fine/Fair
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20651  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Sailors’ Wisdom: Day by Day
Plisson, Philip
ISBN: 0810994488
Harry N. Abrams  2007 First Edition
 Pictorial Board with Dustjacke Heavy book may require an extra shipping charge.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44587  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Red Rocks of Eddystone: The Story of the Eddystone Lighthouses
Majdalany, Fred
Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1959  1959 
  8vo hardcover 214pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's name on front pastedown. / good+ clipped d/w with tape marks on flaps. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64601  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Henry Winstanley and the Eddystone Lighthouse
Hart-Davis, Adam
ISBN: 0750918357
Sutton Publishing 2002  2002 
  8vo hardcover 224pp index, b/w illus. very good+ / very good+ d/w. On 26 November 1703, during the worst storm that Britain had ever seen, Henry Winstanley died in his pioneering lighthouse as it was blown apart. He had defied incredible odds to build the first Eddystone Lighthouse in 1698, saving the lives of many sailors from the fate of the thousands who previously died upon the rocks. The Great Gale not only destroyed the man and his lighthouse, but also saw complete devastation throughout the land. And at sea, some 8000 sailors were drowned that night, within yards of the land. Winstanley was an ingenious man. He owned a house of gadgets which was one of London's foremost attractions for decades. In 1695, two of his five ships were lost on Eddystone. He was determined that no more ships should founder and, though thwarted by weather and politics, he built a lighthouse, the first of its kind. It survived terrible winters and withstood devastating storms, guiding ships away from the treacherous rocks that lay ahead with its dim candlelight. After the great storm it was as if the lighthouse had never been. Ultimately, Winstanley's lighthouse led to the building of others on the Eddystone rocks and beyond, thus transforming the safety of shipping. This illustrated work vividly recreates the story of the Eddystone Lighthouse, the character of the man who built it with grim determination fighting against all odds, and the power of the elements that finally destroyed them both. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 42609  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Treasure for the Taking
Cleator, P. E
Robert Hale, UK 1960.  1960 
  8vo. hardcover. 192pp. index, b/w illus. Good+, some foxing, news clippings tipped-in by previous owner at page 18. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64596  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Venturesome Voyages of Captain Voss
Voss, J. C.
Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1950.  1950 
  8vo hardcover 326pp index, b/w illus., endpaper maps. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / Very good foxed d/w with small tear(repaired). No. 3 in the Mariners Library 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64602  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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THE BUCCANEERS OF AMERICA. A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coast of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French.
Esquemeling, John
Routledge London N.D.  0 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 480pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64595  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Ship Would Not Travel Due West
Lewis, David
Temple Press, London 1961.  1961 
  8vo. hardcover. 154pp. b/w ilus. Good, tape marks on endpapers. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63951  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Exploring Tidal Waters on Australia’s Temperate Coast
Coleman, Phil and Peter Mitchell
ISBN: 9780646553115
Groundtruth Consulting Australia 2011  2011 
  Tall 8vo. Softcover, 100pp. New. Well illustrated throughout with photographic colour examples. Written in plain english with a Jargon explanation and a glossary. A look at coastal shore platforms at low tide. One third of the NSW coast is rocky cliffs and shore platforms, but most people ignore these and go the the beach. This book will help you discover some of the magic on shore platforms. Any rock platform will do as similar scenes and creatures can be found all along Australia's temperate coast and in many other parts of the world. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64633  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Sky and Sextant
Budlong, John P
ISBN: 0442211406
Van Nost. Reinhold, 1975  1975 
  8vo hardcover 151pp index, b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers & edges, small owner's name on title. / very good, lightly sunned d/w. 
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64640  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Lighthouse of Tragedy : The Story of Bustard Head Lighthouse, Queensland’s First Coast Light
Buchanan, Stuart
ISBN: 095864330x
Coral Coast Publications Samford, QLD, Australia 1999 
 Soft Cover Inscription to title page has been scribbled over in black texta. 243 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012684  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Bounty Ships of France; The Story of the French Cape Horn Sailing Ships.
Villiers, Alan & Picard, Henri
ISBN: 0684131846
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1972.  1972 
  Small 4to. hardcover. 240pp. b/w illus. Very good, small label on fep. / Very good d/w. 
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64648  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Simple Solutions
Lucas, Alan
ISBN: 9780646941264
Alan Lucas Cruising Guides 2015.  2015 
  8vo. softcover. 307pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64654  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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SELKIRK’S ISLAND
SOUHAMI, Diana
ISBN: 0753813343
Weidenfeld and Nicholson 2001  2001 
  8vo softcover 239pp index, b/w illus. very good . Selkirk was a pirate and a buccaneer who sailed on the South Seas on looting expeditions for gold and treasure. In 1703 he joined an expedition whose object was to plunder French and Spanish ships. Conditions on the ship were appalling; scurvy, dysentery and typhus flourished and most of the crew died or went mad. Eventually they reached the island of Juan Fernandez 400 miles off the coast of Chile where Selkirk opted to maroon himself. Suddenly solitude and silence were imposed and his only relationship was to the island and to himself. He learnt to kill goats with cudgels and use their skins for coats and shoes. He hollowed out a canoe and circumnavigated the island. He wished there were a woman on the island, but perhaps he used the goats he had tamed for his sexual satisfaction. Gradually he found that company was not essential and that he was the Governor of this island, afraid of nothing it contained. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 60339  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Middle Harbour Yacht Club: 1939-1999: The First Sixty Years
Kalytis, Julia (Editor)
ISBN: 1876059044
Maritime Heritage Press, Sydney, 1999  1999 
  4to. hardcover. 144pp. b/w illus. Good, some marks on cover. / Very good, faded d/w. Copy number 478 Signed by Commodore Rob Reynolds. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64694  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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In the Wake of Bass and Flinders 200 Years On
Cuthbertson, Bern
ISBN: 0646403796
Bern & Jan Cuthbertson Sandy Bay 2001 First Edition
  The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders. With many illustrations, fold out map at rear of book, gift inscription to previous owners from Noel and Fay and alos signed by the author on title page. ; 240 x 170mm; xii, 321 pages Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21619  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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THE LOCH ARD DISASTER
Loney, J. K.
Ken Jenkin Print Geelong 1970 Fourth Edition
 Card Wrappers With 14 pages of plates plus some other illustrations, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. ; 210 x 140mm; 46 pages Fine
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21624  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Encircled Sea : Mediterranean Maritime Civilization
Arenson, Sarah
ISBN: 009469480X
Constable London 1990 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 205 pp. Light browning to page edges.  Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25532  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Steamboats on the Western Rivers: An Economic and Technological History (Dover Maritime)
Hunter, Louis C.
ISBN: 0486278638
Dover Publications U.S.A. 1993 
 Trade Paperback 684 pp. Light browning to page edges. Unread copy.   Near Fine
Price: 35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 44687  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Steamers on the River : From Ipswich to the Sea
William Torrance
ISBN: 0959144900
Self Published Brisbane, QLD, Australia 1986 
 Hard Cover General wear to edges of jacket. 278 pages with b/w illustrations. An illustrated account of the activities on the Brisbane River and bay in the period between WW1 and WW2.   Very Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004727  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Dolphins of Aotearoa : Living with New Zealand Dolphins
Raewyn Peart
ISBN: 9781877517983
Craig Potton Publishing Nelson, New Zealand 2013 
 Hard Cover 307 pages with colour illustrations. Explores the ongoing relationship between humans and dolphins in New Zealand.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 31.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019206  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Whales and Dolphins of the Southern African Subregion
Peter B. Best
ISBN: 9780521897105
Cambridge University Press  2007 
 Hard Cover Small mark to front of jacket. Crease to bottom corner of front free endpaper otherwise near fine. 336 pages with colour illustrations and distribution maps. Comprehensive accounts of the 51 cetacean species recorded in the oceanic region from the equator to antarctica, and between the longitudes of 20'W and 80'E. Heavy book (2kg).   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 170.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020099  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Mammals of the Ice
Stewardson, Carolyn L.
ISBN: 0958744912
Sedona Publishers Canberra, ACT, Australia 1997 
 Soft Cover 183 pages with colour and b/w illustrations. Erratum pasted to rear free endpaper. An introductory guide to the seals, whales and dolphins in the Australian subantarctic and Antartica, based on records frome ANARE voyages, 1977 - 90.   Very Good
Price: 50.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022322  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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THE DISCOVERY OF JEANNE BARET A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Ridley, Glynis
ISBN: 9780307463524
Crown Publishers New York 2010 First Edition
 Hardcover A remainder mark on bottom of page edges otherwise A fine copy in fine dustjacket. Postage will be reduced for this book. The year was 1765. Eminent botanist Philibert Commerson had just been appointed to a grand new expedition: the first French circumnavigation of the world. As the ships’ official naturalist, Commerson would seek out resources - medicines, spices, timber, food - that could give the French an edge in the ever-accelerating race for empire. Jeanne Baret, Commerson’s young mistress and collaborator, was desperate not to be left behind. She disguised herself as a teenage boy and signed on as his assistant. The journey made the twenty-six-year-old, known to her shipmates as 'Jean' rather than 'Jeanne', the first woman to ever sail around the globe. Yet so little is known about this extraordinary woman, whose accomplishments were considered to be subversive, even impossible for someone of her sex and class. When the ships made landfall and the secret lovers disembarked to explore, Baret carried heavy wooden field presses and bulky optical instruments over beaches and hills, impressing observers on the ships’ decks with her obvious strength and stamina. Expedition commander Louis-Antoine de Bougainville recorded in his journal that curious Tahitian natives exposed Baret as a woman, eighteen months into the voyage. But the true story, it turns out, is more complicated. In The Discovery of Jeanne Baret, Glynis Ridley unravels the conflicting accounts recorded by Baret’s crewmates to piece together the real story: how Baret’s identity was in fact widely suspected within just a couple of weeks of embarking, and the painful consequences of those suspicions; the newly discovered notebook, written in Baret’s own hand, that proves her scientific acumen; and the thousands of specimens she collected, most famously the showy vine bougainvillea.; 240 x 165mm; xiv, 288 pages Fine in Fine dust jacket
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
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The Waterbug Book : A Guide to the Freshwater Macroinvertebrates of Temperate Australia
Gooderham, John; Tsyrlin, Edward
ISBN: 0643066683
CSIRO Publications Melbourne, VIC, Australia 2005 Reprint
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. 232 pages with colour illustrations.   Good+
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012265  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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WRECK OF THE S.S. CASINO
Loney, J. K.
ISBN: 0909244146
J. K. Loney Geelong N.D. 
 Paperback This book is number 5 in the authors Famous Shipwrecks Series, with photographic illustrations, a fine copy. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment within Australia. ; 205 x 140mm; 20 pages Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21662  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Sirius : Past and Present
Henderson, Graeme; Stanbury, Myra
ISBN: 0732224470
Collins Publishers Australia Sydney, Australia 1988 
 Soft Cover 168 pages with colour illustrations. HMS Sirius was the principle naval consort to the First Fleet and on her second trip to fetch supplies was wrecked off Norfolk Island. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 015952  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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First Blood - Australia’s First Great Sea Battle
Larry Writer with Douglas Selleck,
Media 21, Sydney, 2009. 
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. . Light age and reading wear. 296 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Ships & the Sea; Australia; Military & Warfare. ISBN/EAN: 9781876624057. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53526. Very Good Condition
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 53526  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Tropical Pacific Invertebrates : A Field Guide to the Marine Invertebrates Ocurring on Tropical Pacific Coral Reefs, Seagrass Beds and Mangroves
Patrick L. Colin; Charles Arneson
ISBN: 0964562502
Coral Reef Press USA 1995 
 Soft Cover 296 pages with colour illustrations.   Very Good
Price: 60.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 022395  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Soviet Passenger Ships, 1917-77
E. A. Wilson
ISBN: 0905617045
World Ship Society Kendal, England 1978 First Edition
 Card Cover - Stapled Light wear to covers. Internally clean. Binding good. 80pp  Very Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020353  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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How to Find the Time at Sea in less than a Minute being New and Accurate Methods, with Specially Adapted Tables
A. C. Johnson
J. D. Potter London 1907 Fifth Edition
 Hard Cover Boards have moderate general wear and some soiling. Former owner's name and some notes to ffep. Hinges are split but pages and boards remain secure due to original cloth at spine. 28pp plus list of otther works by the author.  Fair/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019553  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Deep Sea Saga
Conti, Anita
William Kimber, London, 1955. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. General readin wear. Sun fading to outer cloth boards - generally around the spine area. Some other minor age marks to the outer boards. Age spotting to page edges. 194 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Fishing & Hunting; Ships & the Sea. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 53151. Good Condition
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
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Bass Strait Ketches
Harold Salter
ISBN: 0724625607
St David's Park Publishing Hobart, TAS, Australia 1991 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers, contents very good. 330 pages with b/w illustrations.   Good
Price: 40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 003438  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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"Oh-ver" : History of the Brisbane Cross River Ferries
Percy Hanlon
Self Published  2000 
 Soft Cover General wear to covers. Signed by the author on the title page. 157 pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 014534  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Building Model Warships of the Iron and Steel Eras
Beisheim, Peter
ISBN: 1591140943
Naval Institute Press Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A. 2002 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 144 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.  Ex-Library Good+/Good+
Price: 22.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 016336  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wrecks along the Great Ocean Road : Shipwrecks on the west coast from Point Lonsdale to Portland
Loney, Jack
ISBN: 0959985387
Self Published 2003 1973 Tenth Edition
 Soft Cover 144 Pages with b/w illustrations. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021191  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Battleship Bismarck - A Survivor’s Story
Baron Burkard Von Mullenheim-Rechberg,
ISBN: 0370303903
The Bodley Head, United States, 1980. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Good Condition (ex-library)/Good. First Edition. Ex-library book. Minimal library stamps etc. Minor damage to dust wrapper at spine where library ID sticker has been non-too-carefully removed. Some shelf wear to bottom of boards. 290 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Military & Warfare; World War II; Ships & the Sea. ISBN: 0370303903. ISBN/EAN: 9780370303901. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52732. Good Condition (ex-library)
Price: 17.50 (AUD)
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Sutton Hoo: The Excavation of a Royal Ship Burial
Green, Charles
ISBN: 0850362407
The Merlin Press Ltd London, United Kingdom 1988 
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 150 pp. Ex Library Copy. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges Browning to page edges. Light soiling on endpapers.  Ex-Library Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 06616  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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New Zealand Shipwrecks, 1795-1970
Ingram, C. W. N.
ISBN: 0589007157
Reed Books Wellington 1972 Fourth Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has moderate edge wear. Tape stains/remains to flaps. Light wear to cloth. Tape stains to pastedowns and endppapers. Label abrasion to rear pastedown. Age-toning to edges of page block. Intermally clean. Binding tight. 448pp  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004420  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Koombana Days
Annie Boyd
ISBN: 1921888881
Fremantle Press  2013 First Edition
 Hard Cover Minimal wear to jacket. No tears. Book very clean. Binding tight.386pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020462  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Sunny Lands and Seas: A Voyage in the SS. ’Ceylon’
Wilkinson, Hugh
John Murray, London, 1883.  1883 
  8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 315pp. b/w illus. folding map. Good, some marks on rear board, rubbing & some repair along rear edge of spine, 5cm tear to top of front hinge(repaired). Notes made during a five months tour in India- The Straits Settlements- Manila- China- Japan- The Sandwich Islands- and California. 
Price: 150.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64803  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Evolution’s Captain
Peter Nichols
ISBN: 0732274788
HarperCollins Publishers  2002 First Paper Edition
 Soft Cover Light general wear to covers. Spine not creased. Internally clean. 328pp  Very Good/No Jacket as Issued
Price: 8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020522  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Manual Of Seamanship. Vol. 1. 1908 (Revised and Reprinted 1922)
Admiralty
HMSO: London, 1922.  1922 
  8vo. hardcover. 426pp. index, b/w illus., many folding, colour illus. of flags. Good+, rubbing to cover edges, foxing to endpapers, one page has a small tear(repaired), one page has small piece missing on edge. 
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64810  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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English Lighthouse Tours
Stevenson, Robert
Thomas Nelson And Sons, Great Britain, 1946.  1946 
  8vo. hardcover. 70pp. b/w plates. Very good. / no d/w. 
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64829  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Deadly Secrets: The Singapore Raids 1942-45
Silver, Lynette Ramsay
ISBN: 9781863514101
Sally Milner Publishing Pty Ltd Binda, NSW, Australia 2010 First Edition
 Softcover Softcover, first edition, 1115gms, 464 pages. This book tells the story of Operation Haywick and Operation Rimau in 1942, revealing a number of deadly secrets, and giving an insight into the world of covert operations, partly told through the eyes of Denis Emerson-Elliott, a British secret service agent closely associated with both missions. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: WARTWO213  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Dead Men’s Silver: The Story of Australia’s Greatest Shipwreck Hunter
Edwards, Hugh
ISBN: 9780732294502
Harper Collins Publishers Sydney, Australia 2011 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint, 602g, 408pgs. Brought up on tales of pirates and great treasure hunters, Hugh Edwards never expected to handle 'pieces of eight' himself. But on exciting day off the West Australian coast that is exactly what happened, when he and his team located treasure lost from the Dutch East Indiaman shipwreck the 'Vergulde Draeck'. This is the story of a lifetime of adventure - of dangerous seas, thrilling underwater locations, of pirate diplomacy and empire building, and of modern derring-do. Book is in good condition with only minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Internal pages of book show some minor water damage, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: BIOAUS23  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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North Head Goes South
Mead, Tom
Newspaper and Media Services, Manly, 1987.  1987 
  8vo. stapled wraps. softcover. 48pp. colour & b/w illus. Near Fine. 
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 64916  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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WRECKS IN TASMANIAN WATERS 1797 - 1950
O’May, Harry
Government Printer Tasmania N.D. First Edition
 Hardcover No date stated but signed and dated by the author Oct. 21st, 1955, previous owner xmas gift inscription date 1955 as well. Frontispiece, 24 pages of photographic plates at rear as well a large fold out map showing wreck sites. A very good copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 209, v. pages; Signed by Author Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21916  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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Merchant Fleets, No 7 : New Zealand Shipping and Federal S.N.Co
Haws, Duncan
ISBN: 0946378118
TCL Publications United Kingdom 1985 
 Soft Cover 112 pages. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good+
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019826  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Fitted for the Voyage : The Adelaide Steamship Company, 1875 - 1975
Page, Michael
ISBN: 0851799183
Rigby Limited Adelaide, SA, Australia 1975 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges. 339 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 018701  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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’Travels of the Tramps’ : Twenty Tramp Fleets, Volume III (Volume 3)
N.L. Middlemiss
ISBN: 1871128080
Shield Publications Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK 1992 
 Hard Cover Usual library marks. 160 pages with b/w illustrations. Contains historical overviews of 20 companies (5 each from Newcastle upon Tyne, Glasgow, Cardiff and London).  Ex-Library Good+/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 017088  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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The Hamburg South America Line
James Cooper, Arnold Kludas, Joachim Pein
ISBN: 0905617509
The World Ship Society Kendal, United Kingdom 1989 
 Hard Cover 196 pages with colour frontispiece, b/w illustrations and colour pictorial appendix and flags and funnels. Includes a detailed list of all ships owned by Hamburg-sud since its formation in 1871 as well as the container ships of Columbus Line, an affiliated company.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 44.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 012676  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Passenger Ships of Australia & New Zealand : Volume II 1913 - 1980 (Volume Two)
Peter Plowman
ISBN: 0868240370
Doubleday Sydney, NSW, Australia 1981 
 Hard Cover 220 pages with B/W illustrations. The vessels are listed in the order of their entry into service, and the full history of each ship is provided. The text is supplemented by over 150 b/w pictures. A comprehensive fleet list is included covering all ships mentioned in both volumes.   Very Good/Good
Price: 24.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 005453  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Merchant Fleets, No. 13 : Donaldson Line
Duncan Haws
ISBN: 0946378096
TCL Publications United Kingdom 1988 
 Soft Cover 56 pages. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021939  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen, 1861 - 1994 : A Brief History and a Fleet List.
Bard. Kolltveit , Michael Crowdy
ISBN: 0905617738
World Ship Society United Kingdom 1994 
 Hard Cover 320 pages with colour and b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Good+
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021784  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Speed & Service : Wilhelmsens’s first century in Australia
Bakka, Dag
ISBN: 1876059001
Maritime Heritage Press Sydney, Australia 1995 
 Hard Cover 160 pages with b/w illustrations.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020441  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Merchant Fleets, No. 14 : Blue Star Line
Duncan Haws
ISBN: 094637810x
TCL Publications United Kingdom 1988 
 Soft Cover Creasing to bottom corner of covers and all pages. 99 pages. Postage within Australia $8.00.   Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 021938  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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River Journeys
BRADDON Russell et al
ISBN: 0563202041
BBC Books  1984 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 208 pp. Dustjacket has light wear on the edges with fading on the spine edge of the front. Browning to page edges.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40847  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Story of P & O - The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company
David Howarth & Stephen Howarth
ISBN: 0297835408
Weidenfeld and Nicolson London, United Kingdom 1995 REVISED EDITION
 Soft Cover 240 pages with colour and black and white illustrations. The story of the birth and development of one of Britain's greatest companies.   Good+
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000691  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Home and Back : Australia’s Golden Era of Passenger Ships
Bremer, Stuart
ISBN: 0949825069
Dreamweaver Books Sydney, NSW, Australia 1986 Reprint
 Hard Cover Foxing to inside of jacket. 224 pages with b/w illustrations. The story of the principal shipping companies involved in the passenger trade to Australia and around its coastline from 1900 to the 1970's.   Very Good/Good +
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 011401  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Canberra : The Great White Whale
Neil McCart
ISBN: 085059636x
Patrick Stephens Ltd Cambridge, United Kingdom 1983 
 Hard Cover Jacket has general wear to edges plus fading to spine. Based on a facsimile reprint of the original souvenir number of the 'Shipbuilder and Marine Engine Builder' published in 1961 to commemorate the building of the great ship with an epilogue by Neil McCart describing and illustrating her history up to her participation in the battle for the Falkland Islands.   Very Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 004108  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Star Princess Inauguration, 1989
Cotter, Marion, ET AL.
ISBN: 095143280x
The Peninsula and Oriental Steam Navigation Company London, United Kingdom 1989 
 Hard Cover in Slipcase Foxing to endpapers. 96 pages with colour illustrations. Comes in slipcase in overall good condition.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 020780  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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Oriana : From Dream to Reality
Tony Peisley (editor)
ISBN: 0951432818
Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company London, United Kingdom 1995 SECOND EDITION
 Hard Cover in Slipcase 168 pages with colour illustrations. Comes in slip case in good+ condition.   Near Fine/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019457  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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From Chusan to Sea Princess: The Australian Services of the P&O and Orient Lines
Malcolm R. Gordon
ISBN: 0868617369
George Allen & Unwin North Sydney 1985 First Edition
 Hard Cover Jacket has light general wear and no tears. Book clean. Binding tight. 184pp  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019760  Bookseller: Dieter Sherry
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Enhancement of Saucer Scallops (Amusium balloti) in Queensland and Western Australia - Genetic Considerations
Elizabeth O’Brien, Jason Bartlett, Provan Crump, Bryony Dixon and Peter Duncan
Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries Brisbane, QLD, Australia 2005 
 Soft Cover 96 pages.   Very Good
Price: 25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 019688  Bookseller: Terra Australis Books
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REPORT UPON THE VARIOUS PLANS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE PORT OF MELBOURNE Return to Address, Mr. Mollison, 27th January, 1854
Amsinck, H
John Ferres Government Printer Melbourne 1855 First Edition
 Pamphlet "Laid upon the Council table by the Colonial Secretary, by command of His Excellency the Governor, and ordered by the Council to be printed and plan to be lithographed, 11th June, 1855""In lieu of the drawings which accompanied this report, a general plan of the Port of Melbourne has been lithographed, on which the various schemes are shewn on a smaller scale"Plans referred to in report: 1. Plan of a ship canal and docks, by F. C. Christy, C. E..2. Plan of the Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway. 3. Plan of the Williamstown Branch of the Melbourne, Mount Alexander, and Murray River Railway. 4. Design for a breakwater and piers at Williamstown, by Lieutenant Amsinck, R. N. Includes appendix, comprising - letter Aug. 1854 from H. Amsinck, Lieut. R. N. To the Colonial Engineer, Melbourne, Particulars of works, Estimate of the probable expense of breakwater and piers, with wharehouses, coal sheds, rails, cranes, &c. , for a commercial harbor in Hobson's Bay, and Description of fortifications for Hobson's Bay - all signed H. Amsinck. With a folding map of Hobson's Bay measuring 640 x 600mm, Map of Hobson’s Bay showing Williamstown, Footscray, Sandridge, Emerald Hill, Melbourne, Collingwood, also showing Works not yet commenced, Works in Progress and Works Completed. Bound as issued, stab stitched with a thin linen thread. Parliamentary paper / Parliament of Victoria ; C. - no. 50. This book is light, and postage will be reduced for shipment. Please ask for more images if needed. ; 340 x 220mm; 10 pages Fine
Price: 250.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21949  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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AUSTRALIA’S ISLAND SHIPWRECKS
Loney, Jack and Stone, Peter
ISBN: 0909131570
Neptune Press Belmont 1980 First Edition
 Paperback With illustrations in colour and black & white, signed by both authors on the title page, A fine copy. Postage will be reduced for this book. ; 265 x 195mm; 117 pages; Signed by All Authors Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21959  Bookseller: M. & A. Simper Bookbinders & Booksellers
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The Black Ship: The Quest to Recover an English Pirate Ship and Its Lost Treasure
Clifford, Barry; Perry, Paul
ISBN: 0747222975
Headline Book Publishing Great Britain 1999 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dustjacket 311 pp. Light browning to page edges.  Fine/Fine
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38623  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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This Great Harbour: Scapa Flow
W.S. Hewison
ISBN: 1843410265
Birlinn  2006 
 Trade Paperback 379 pp. Cover has light wear with a bumped top corner. Light browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45345  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Blind Man’s Bluff: The Untold Story of Cold War Submarine Espionage
Sherry Sontag
ISBN: 0099409984
Arrow/Children's (a Division of Random House  2000 
 Paperback 352 pp. Cover has light wear. Browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45350  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Upon Their Lawful Occasions: Reflections of a Merchant Navy Officer During Peace and War
Vernon G.A. Upton
ISBN: 1904744257
Matador  2004 
 Trade Paperback 444 pp. Unread copy.  Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45352  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Ships ~ A Picture History
Dunn, Laurence
ISBN: 0330028766
Pan, London, 1970. First thus
 Softcover Softcover. Very Good Condition/. First thus. 160 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 0330028766. ISBN/EAN: 9780330028769. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52278. Very Good Condition
Price: 6.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52278  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Sailing Ships
Rogers, Cedric
ISBN: 030743110X
Golden Press, New York, 1974. First Edition
 Hardcover Hardcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. First Edition. 80 pages. No internal inscriptions, torn or missing pages.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 030743110X. ISBN/EAN: 9780307431103. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 52279. Very Good Condition
Price: 14.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 52279  Bookseller: Turn the Page Books
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Conquest of Eden 1493-1515: Other Voyages of Columbus
Michael Paiewonsky
ISBN: 0926330047
MAPes MONDe Editore  1991 
 Trade Paperback 176 pp. Cover has light wear. Browning to page edges.  Near Fine
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45368  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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British Shipbuilding Yards Volume 2: Clydeside
Middlemiss Norman L.
ISBN: 1871128110
Shield Publications Great Britain 1994 
 Softcover 256 pp. Cover has light wear. Light browning to page edges.  Very Good
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45382  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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The Liners - A Voyage of Discovery
Rob McAuley
ISBN: 075221182X
Boxtree Ltd  1998 
 Softcover 160 pp.  Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45389  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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Building the Titanic - an Epic Tale of Human Endeavor and Modern Engineering
Rod Green
ISBN: 0670028940
Viking / Penguin  2005 First Edition
 Pictorial Board with Dustjacke 159 pp. Dustjacket has a little fading on the spine.   Near Fine/Near Fine
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45390  Bookseller: Antique & Collector's Books
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