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Painted Ships - Painted Oceans

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australian National Maritime Museum: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000757

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

ADMIRALTY HANDBOOK [email protected]: DATUMS FOR HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYS

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Hydrographic Department, Admiralty: 1960

Seller ID: 004986

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition. Inscription on front cover. Clean cover, a little yellowed. Clean pages and tight binding. Clean compressed page edge. View more info

VOYAGES GEOGRAPHIE MARINE AMERICANA

By: N/A

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Fracois et Rudolphe CHAMONAL:

Seller ID: 007163

Condition: Very Good/Good


Very Good/Good condition. A book catalogue, focusing on nineteenth and twentieth century french publications, about voyages and the sea. View more info

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Titanic

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Seller ID: 009702

Condition: New


Titanic fans rejoice! Show your fandom in one of our quality 100% cotten, pre-shrunk tees, sizes XS to XXL. Post will be in a 500g satchel at usual rate. Help others to understand the dangers of travel at night when there's ice about & a shortage of lifeboats. View more info

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Ken Marschall's Art of Titanic

By: Archbold, Rick

Price: $130.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1998

Seller ID: 010964

Condition: Excellent


1.6 kilos of Titanic-abilia, 160 crisp white oblong pp (30w X 28h), a first class cabin full of illustration & photos. The story of the Titanic has mesmerized the world & Ken Marschall has shown the world what the Titanic looked like. His breathtakingly accurate paintings of the legendary liner -- both in its majestic glory about to set sail on its maiden voyage and the haunting images of a ship in ruins -- have won accolades from fans around the world.Ken Marschall's Ar... View more info

The Sailing Yacht

By: Baader, Juan

Price: $65.00

Publisher: London, Adlard Coles Ltd, London: 1965

Seller ID: 008310

Condition: Excellent/very Good


A comprehensive study of all aspects of yachting design, its history and techniques., the developments in hull forms, rig, sails, stability etc. From racing dinghies to large ocean going yachts, multihulls, heavy weather, self steering, sail cloths etc. 392pp, lots of bw photos & illust. Jacket really good, intact, clean & protect.wrap View more info

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Everyman for Himself

By: Bainbridge, Beryl

Price: $22.00

Publisher: UK, Duckworth: 1996

Seller ID: 010141

Condition: Excellent


224 perfect white pp hold the plot of this novel & if after reading you're inclined to a more detailed look at the ship herself we have several books along those lines & even a "Titanic Lifeboat Crew" t-shirt! review >>> This was simply brilliant. The writing was so powerful I had tears in my eys at the end. I thought the plot was very clever. Frequently (but not too frequently) it foreshadowed the end, but in a subtle and poignant way. The characters were also... View more info

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Simply Fish

By: Baker, Jenny

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber, London: 1988

Seller ID: 009738

Condition: Good


Basic fish cookery, on how to select, identify and cook all types of fish. B+W line drawings. 333 pages. enthusiastic review > I would strongly recommend this recipe book to anyone who wants to eat more fish. Whilst Rick Stein has managed to catch the nation's imagination and encourage a renaissance in seafood cuisine, and for encyclopedic knowledge I would recommend Jane Grigson's Fish Book, what Jenny Baker has managed to do is collect a book full of delicious recipes ... View more info

The Bitter Sea: The Struggle for Mastery in the Mediterranean 1935-1949

By: Ball, Simon

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harper Press: 2009

Seller ID: 010740

Condition: Very Good - Good


A lucid and masterly biography of the Mediterranean during a time of war, from Mussolini’s audacious bid for conquest to the creation of Israel and the start of the Cold War. The Bitter Sea is a fascinating interpretation of world affairs and a significant contribution to twentieth century history. With incisive strategic and political analysis, Simon Ball demonstrates in this dramatic narrative how the Mediterranean Sea lay at the heart of recent world history. 380pp,... View more info

WATER WAVES

By: Barber N.F.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wykeham Publications (london) Ltd.: 1969

Seller ID: 007166

Condition: Very Good/Good


Very Good/Good condition. View more info

MAGELLAN: HISTOIRE DU PREMIER VOYAGE AUTOUT DU MONDE

By: Baumgardt Rudolph

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Les Editions Denoel: 1943

Seller ID: 007165

Condition: Good


Good condition. View more info

THE SECRET VOYAGE OF SIR FRANCIS DRAKE: 1577-1580

By: Bawlf Samuel

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Douglas & McIntyre: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007267

ISBN: 1550549774

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition. Samuel Bawlf provides a detailed and insightful account of Sir Francis Drake's mysterious voyage, that Queen Elizabeth I herself hushed up herself on pain of death to all who sailed with Drake. View more info

Pacific Tales

By: Becke, Louis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, T Fisher Unwin: 1897

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 008958

Condition: Fair


ex-Hunter's Hill Lending Library (fines of 3d a week if kept longer than the allotted 14 days, colonial edition, 322pp, 18 chapters of sea travel, piracy, womanising, treasure seeking, black-birding & general south pacific frivolity, pages edges rough cut for the vertical, green boards, sewn-in binding, has been well-read. View more info

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Boat building techniques Illustrated

By: Birmingham, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Adlard Coles Ltd, London: 1985

Seller ID: 010186

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

Boat building techniques Illustrated

By: Birmingham, Richard

Price: $40.00

Publisher: UK, Adlard Coles Ltd, London: 1985

Seller ID: 013295

Condition: Very Good


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... View more info

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Here Comes the Alabama

By: Bradlow, Edna & Frank

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Southern University Press: 1958

Seller ID: 012945

Condition: Excellent


128pp & less than 500g to post. reviewer says >>> The Alabama was a Confederate warship that single-handedly harassed the fleet of Yankee ships trading all over the world during the American Civil War, sinking many of them. In 1863, she docked in Cape Town, and her crew was feted by the city's inhabitants. This visit made such an impact that a song, still sung today in Afrikaans, was composed by the 'Cape Coloureds'. This small volume, available only from second-hand dea... View more info

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Warship Losses of World War Two

By: Brown, David

Price: $29.00

Publisher: UK, Arms and Armour Press: 1990

Edition: 1st

Seller ID: 010269

Condition: Excellent


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. View more info

ESCAPE TO SEA

By: Burgess John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fishing News (Books) Ltd:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004833

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition. No inscription. Clean and unmarked boards. Unclipped dustjacket. Clean compressed page edge. "This book is especially written for those who would prefer a life at sea. It provides pointers to varied ways in which this can be achieved, and underlines the probability that, if you are determined to achieve your objective, you most certainly will". View more info

SCUBA DIVERS GUIDE: NORTHERN NEW SOUTH WALES COAST

By: Byron Tom

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1985

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 007699

Condition: Very Good


Very Good condition. View more info

A SHIP IS DYING

By: Callison Brian

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Collins, London: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 006348

ISBN: 0002224615

Condition: Very Good


Unclipped dust jacket, nice first edition. Name stamp in front. clean pages View more info