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Cruising Under Sail
Hiscock, Eric C.
Book Number: 65971
ISBN: 019217522x
Oxford University Press, 1974. 2nd edition. 8vo. hardcover. 468pp. index, b/w illus., one folding. Very good./ Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $12.00


The Sailing Yacht
Baader, Juan
Book Number: 65972
ISBN: 
Alard Coles, London 1965. 8vo. hardcover. 336pp. index, b/w illus., some folding. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $18.00


Cruising Hints
Cooke, Francis B.
Book Number: 65974
ISBN: 
Edward Arnold, London 1948. 6th edition. 8vo. hardcover. 480pp. index, b/w illus., 15 folding plates at rear. Good, some water stains on cloth cover. / Fair, chipped & toned d/w.
Price: $15.00


Boatbuilding Manual
Steward, Robert M.
Book Number: 65979
ISBN: 0877420149
International Marine Publishing Company., USA., 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 220pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Poor chipped d/w.
Price: $25.00


Lapstrake Boatbuilding. Volume 1 & 2
Simmons, Walter J.
Book Number: 65978
ISBN: 
International Marine Publishing Company, Camden, Maine 1980 8vo. hardcovers. pp.172,256. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to volume 1 endpapers, volume 2 cover has a slight bend. / Very good d/ws, d/w of volume has a faded spine.
Price: $90.00


Beyond the West Horizon
Hiscock, Eric C.
Book Number: 65980
ISBN: 
Oxford University Press, 1963. 8vo. hardcover. 203pp. index, colour illus. Very good, pages slightly toned, owner's name on fep./ Fair, chipped d/w w.
Price: $12.00


Complete Amateur Boat Building in Wood, glass Fibre and Metal
Verney, Michael
Book Number: 65981
ISBN: 
John Murray, 1964. 8vo. hardcover. 309pp. + 7pp of ads. b/w illus. Very good, owner's details on fep. / no d/w .
Price: $15.00


Instant Boats
Payson, Harold H.
Book Number: 65982
ISBN: 0877421102
International Marine Publishing, Camden, Maine, USA 1979. 8vo. hardcover. 135pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good faded d/w.
Price: $30.00


Marline-Spike Seamanship: The Art of Handling, Splicing and Knotting Wire
Popple, Leonard
Book Number: 65984
ISBN: 
Brown, Glasgow 1958. 8vo. Stiff illustrated boards with cloth spine. 82pp. b/w illus. Good, foxing and toning to pages, some wear and fading to cover.
Price: $25.00


From Oar to Diesel on the Swan.
Murray, Mr, K, O.
Book Number: 65968
ISBN: 
Western Australian Historical Society 1949. 8vo. stapled wraps. 20pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00


Wandering Under Sail
Hiscock, Eric C.
Book Number: 65969
ISBN: 0192175297
Oxford University Press, 1977. 8vo. hardcover. 244pp. index, b/w illus., map. Very good./ Very good d/w with chipped corners & spine ends.
Price: $18.00


Practical Yacht Construction
Watts, C. J. & Jurd, K. H. C.
Book Number: 65961
ISBN: 
Adlard Coles, London 1963. Large 8vo. hardcover. 170pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Good d/w chipped & crease on top edge.
Price: $45.00


Spritsails and Lugsails
Leather, John
Book Number: 65959
ISBN: 0229115179
Alard Coles, London 1989. Oblong 8vo. hardcover. 392pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small stain on the top corner of the first two pages. / Very good+ slightly toned d/w.
Price: $90.00


Keeping the Ships at Sea: Ship Repair at Cockatoo Island 1857 to 1991
Jeremy, John
Book Number: 65931
ISBN: 9780975109458
Sydney Harbour Federation Trust; 2013 4to. softcover. 305pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $150.00


Portrait of a Shipbuilder. Barrow-Built Vessels From 1873.
Harris, Nigel (editor)
Book Number: 65932
ISBN: 0947971327
Silver Link Publishing, Great Britain 1989 4to. hardcover. 208pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $30.00


The Blue Planet : A Natural History of the Oceans
Byatt, Andrew; Fothergill, Alastair; Holmes, Martha
Book Number: 65928
ISBN: 0563384980
BBC. 2001 Lage Square 4to. hardcover. 384pp. index, colour illus. very good, top edge wavy. / very good d/w with faded spine & curled top front edge.
Price: $25.00


Heroes at Sea. Identifies 1,800 Australian Prisoners of War and internees lost at Sea in World War II
Wall, Don
Book Number: 55195
ISBN: 0646035789
D. Wall. Mona Vale, Sydney. 1991 8vo. softcover. 191pp. index. b/w photos. Near Fine, inscribed & signed by author.
Price: $35.00


Bligh. Master Mariner
Mundle, Robert
Book Number: 62274
ISBN: 9780733625060
Hachette, Australia 2010 8vo hardcover 368pp index, colour illus. Very Good . / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $16.00


Sailing Tall: Around the World on the Square-rigged Passat (1946-1948)
Wood, Max
Book Number: 65854
ISBN: 1574091891
Seafarer Books, U.K. 2004. 8vo. softcover. 149pp. b/w drawings, b/w plates. Very good, page edges lightly toned.
Price: $12.00


Sea Jargon : A Dictionary of the Unwritten Language of the Sea
Lind, Clive A.
Book Number: 65858
ISBN: 0949924229
Kangaroo Press 1983. 8vo hardcover 160pp, b/w illus. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w.
Price: $15.00


Killer Whale Saga of Miracle
Jeune, Paul
Book Number: 46276
ISBN: 077104416X
McClelland & Stewart 1979 8vo hardcover 224pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's stamp on fep. / good+ foxed d/w with a small tear top edge.
Price: $15.00


The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction : Wood and West System Materials. 5th edition.
Gougeon Brothers
Book Number: 65690
ISBN: 1878207504
Michigan, USA: Gougeon Brothers, 2005 4to. hardcover. 297pp. index, b/w illus. very good+, owner's atamp on fep
Price: $75.00


War Fish
Grider, George & Sims, Lydel
Book Number: 65692
ISBN: 
Cassell London, 1959. 8vo. hardcover. 215pp. Good, some foxing, small amout of insrct damage to edge of front ednpaper & half title. / Good w/e chipped at spine ends, with some small tears on edges.
Price: $45.00


The Complete Encyclopedia of Submarines 1578-2006
The Complete Encyclopedia of Submarines 1578-2006 Batchelor, John and Chant, Chris
Book Number: 65620
ISBN: 9036624541
Rebo Publishers 2009. Large 8vo. hardcover. 363pp. index, colour ilus. Very good=. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00


Naval Warfare In The Age Of Sail: War Sea 1756-1815
Ireland, Bernard
Book Number: 65551
ISBN: 0007109458
Harper Collins, London, 2000. 4to. softcover. 240pp. index, colour illus. Very good+, owner's name on fep.
Price: $18.00


Muck Diving: a diver's guide to the wonderful world of critters.
Marsh, Nigel
Book Number: 65524
ISBN: 9781921517815
New Holland Publishers, 2017. 8vo. softcover. 352pp. index, colour illus. Very good+. in plastic cover.
Price: $15.00


Van Nostrand's Standard Catalog Of Shells
Wagner, Robert J.L. & Abbott, R. Tucker
Book Number: 65110
ISBN: 
Van Nostrand, 1967. 2nd edition. 8vo. softcover. 303pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small crease on cover corner.
Price: $15.00


The History of American Sailing Ships
Chapelle, Howard I
Book Number: 64988
ISBN: 0517023326
Bonanza Books, New York. Reprint. Small 4to. hardcover. 400pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00


North Head Goes South
Mead, Tom
Book Number: 64916
ISBN: 
Newspaper and Media Services, Manly, 1987. 8vo. stapled wraps. softcover. 48pp. colour & b/w illus. Near Fine.
Price: $12.00


Sunny Lands and Seas: A Voyage in the SS. 'Ceylon'
Wilkinson, Hugh
Book Number: 64803
ISBN: 
John Murray, London, 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


SELKIRK'S ISLAND
SOUHAMI, Diana
Book Number: 60339
ISBN: 0753813343
Weidenfeld and Nicholson 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


Middle Harbour Yacht Club: 1939-1999: The First Sixty Years
Kalytis, Julia (Editor)
Book Number: 64694
ISBN: 1876059044
Maritime Heritage Press, Sydney, 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


Sky and Sextant
Budlong, John P
Book Number: 64640
ISBN: 0442211406
Van Nost. Reinhold, 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


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
Book Number: 64595
ISBN: 
Routledge London N.D. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 480pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $30.00


The Privateers: a Raiding Voyage to the Great South Sea
Macliesh, Archibald Fleming and Krieger, Martin L.
Book Number: 64550
ISBN: 
Random House, New York, 1962. 8vo. hardcover. 368pp. index. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $18.00


The Brethren of the Coast. Buccaneers of the South Seas
Kemp, Peter Kemp. Lloyd, Christopher.
Book Number: 64551
ISBN: 
St Martin's Press, New York, 1961. 8vo. hardcover. 248pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $18.00


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.
Book Number: 64552
ISBN: 
Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield. Washington. 1967. 8vo. hardcover. 81pp. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to cover.
Price: $25.00


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
Book Number: 64547
ISBN: 
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1952. 8vo. hardcover. 369pp. b/w illus. Good, light foxing. / no d/w.
Price: $30.00


Sea-Dogs of To-day.
Villiers, Alan
Book Number: 64549
ISBN: 
Harrap, London, 1934. 8vo. hardcover. 284pp. Good. some foxing, covers faded, bookplate on front pastedown.
Price: $20.00


The Book of Old Ships and Something of Their Evolution and Romance
Culver, Henry B. Illustrated by Gordon Grant
Book Number: 64351
ISBN: 0517225700
Bonanza Books, New York, 1977. 4to. hardcover. 306pp. b/w illus. Very good. / very good+ d/w.
Price: $22.00


World Wide Navigation
Noble, Captain John
Book Number: 64252
ISBN: 0851745288
Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1987. 8vo. hardcvoer. 224[[. index, b/w illus. endpaper maps. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00


THE SEA CHART. An Historical Survey based on the Collections in the National Maritime Museum.
Howse, Derek and Michael Sanderson
Book Number: 55194
ISBN: 0701803673
Melbourne, Lansdowne 1973. 4to. hardcover. 144pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w.
Price: $20.00


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
Book Number: 64174
ISBN: 
Printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster Row and B.C. Collins in Salisbury 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


Jemmy Button
Subercaseaux, Benjamin
Book Number: 64056
ISBN: 
MacMillian, New York 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


The Book of the Sextant, with Ancient and Modern Instruments of Navigation.
Hughes, , Arthur J.
Book Number: 63721
ISBN: 
Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, 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


A Collector's Guide to Seashells of the World
Eisenberg, Jerome M.
Book Number: 63670
ISBN: 0070191409
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1981. Small 4to. hardcover. 239pp. index, colour illus. very good+. / Very good+ d/w.
Price: $20.00


The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World
Paine, Lincoln
Book Number: 63187
ISBN: 9781782393559
Atlantic Books, London 2014. 8vo. hardcover. 744pp. index, colour illus. Fine. / Fine d/w.
Price: $25.00


The Final Unfinished Voyage Of Jack Aubrey
O'Brian, Patrick
Book Number: 63167
ISBN: 0007194706
Harper Collins London 2004. 4to. softcover. 136pp. Good+, light crease on first few pages.
Price: $10.00


The Sea-Horse and Its Relatives
Whitely, Gilbert & Allan, Joyce
Book Number: 62902
ISBN: 
Georgian House Melbourne 1958. 8vo. hardcover. 84pp. index, b/w illus. colour frontis. Very good+. / Very good+ d/w
Price: $25.00


Black Barty: The Real Pirate of the Caribbean
Burl, Aubrey
Book Number: 62838
ISBN: 0750943122
Sutton, UK 2005. 8vo. softcover. 307pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, page edges toned.
Price: $10.00


Kayaking the Vermilion Sea: Eight Hundred Miles Down the Baja
Waterman, Jonathan
Book Number: 62791
ISBN: 0684802422
Simon & Schuster, New York, 1995. 8vo. hardcover. 223pp. b/w illus. Near Fine. / Very good d/w.
Price: $9.00


A Ship Modeller''s Logbook
Lewis, John N. C.
Book Number: 33451
ISBN: 
London: Percival Marshall & Co Ltd, 1950. 8vo. hardcover. 200pp. b/w illus. very good. /good, rubbed d/w chipped on top edge.
Price: $25.00


Model Steamer Fittings - Deck and Rigging Details
Hobbs, Edward W.
Book Number: 33550
ISBN: 
London: Percival Marshall. n.d circa 1930s 8vo. softcover. 46pp. + ads b/w illus. very good. No. 54 in the Model Engineer Series.
Price: $25.00


Warship Profile 13 HMS Exeter / Heavy Cruiser 1929 - 1941
Tonks, Randall A. R.
Book Number: 33931
ISBN: 
Berkshire, U.K.: Profile Publications Ltd. 1971 Small 4to. stapled softcover. 24pp. b/w illus. very good.
Price: $15.00


Unknown Waters: A First-Hand Account of the Historic Under-Ice Survey of the Siberian Continental Shelf by USS Queenfish (SSN-651)
McLaren, Alfred Scott
Book Number: 56382
ISBN: 0817316027
University of Alabama Press 2008 8vo. hardcover. 243pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $18.00


SBS: The Inside Story of the Special Boat Service
Parker, John
Book Number: 58003
ISBN: 0753712970
Bounty Books, London, 2005 8vo. laminated boards, hardcover. 350pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to outer page edges.
Price: $12.00


RED ENSIGN, A History of Convoy
RUTTER, Owen
Book Number: 33445
ISBN: 
London: Hale, 1943. 8vo. hardcover. 214pp. index, b/w plates. very good. / good d/w torn at top of spine.
Price: $15.00


SHIP MODELLING HINTS AND TIPS
CRAINE, Lt. Comdr. J.H. (Jason)
Book Number: 33414
ISBN: 
London. Percival Marshall. 1948. 1st Ed. 8vo. hardcover. 117pp. b/w illus, frontis. very good, foxing to endpapers. / good d/w, chipped on corners.
Price: $20.00


HOW TO MAKE CLIPPER SHIP MODELS.
Hobbs, Edward, W.
Book Number: 33465
ISBN: 
Brown, Son and Ferguson, Glasgow, 1946 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 215pp. index, b/w illus. fold-out plans. very good, spine faded. / no d/w.
Price: $25.00


Waterline Model Liners
Swift, C.
Book Number: 33551
ISBN: 
Uk: Percival Marshall, 1952 8vo. illustrated boards, hardcover. 49pp. index, b/w illus. very good. Plans based on Cunard Steam-Ship Company "Queen Elizabeth" and Canadian Pacific Steamships "The Empress Of Canada"
Price: $25.00



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