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Graveyards of the Pacific: From Pearl Harbor to Bikini Atoll

By: Ballard, Robert D.; and Morgan, Michael Hamilton

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., USA, National Geographic Society: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA1000

ISBN: 0792263669

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1460gms, 255pgs, brown endpapers. Join renowned undersea explorer Robert Ballard as he revisits the pivtoal Pacific naval battles of World War II in this lavishly illustrated volume that combines meticulous history with state-of-the-art oceanography. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear and scuffing to corners and edges. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no other... View more info

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Wreck of the Whaleship Essex, The

By: Chase, Owen

Price: $14.50

Publisher: London, England, Headline Book Publishing: 2000

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRASEA25

ISBN: 0747263639

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 184g, 208pgs. A first-hand account of one of history's most extraordinary maritime disasters. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Islands of Sydney Harbour, The

By: Davies, Simon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hale & Iremonger P/L: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISAUS564

ISBN: 0868061883

Condition: Good


Soft card cover, first edition, 85pp, weighs 396gms. This book traces the history of the Sydney Harbour Islands and their fascinating development, but also provides detailed information on how the public may rediscover an intriguing part of Sydney's convict, colonial and maritime history. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Riddle of the Titanic, The

By: Gardiner, Robin; Van Der Vat, Dan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: London, UK, Orion Books Ltd: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA21

ISBN: 0752801678

Condition: Fair to Good


Soft cover, first edition, 262g, 400pgs. Ten years after the first exploration of the 'Titanic' wreck two and a half miles under the north Atlantic, and eighty-four years after she sank, Robin Gardiner and Dan van der Vat present their reappraisal of this legendary maritime disaster. Book is in fair to good condition with fading on cover and mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 ... View more info

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Illustrated Encyclopedia of Battleships & Cruisers, The

By: Hore, Peter; and Ireland, Bernard

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Hermes House: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA29

ISBN: 0857232517

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1425gms, 512pgs, illustrated endpapers. Acomplete visual history of international naval warships from 1860 to the present day, shown in over 1,200 archive photographs. It includes comprehensive chronological directories of battleships and cruisers, featuring over 400 warships and their specifications. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in very good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs ... View more info

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Captain Bligh and Mr Christian: The Men and the Mutiny

By: Hough, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Arrow Books Limited: 1974

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 001167

ISBN: 009908600X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 602gms, 320 pages. The author has followed the track of the Bounty and of the open boat in which her Captain completed on of the most hazardous voyages in maritime history. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Fighting Ships of the World: Over 600 Carriers, Submarines & Destroyers

By: Jackson, Robert; and Crawford, Steve

Price: $24.00

Publisher: London, England, Amber Books Ltd: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA30

ISBN: 1904687016

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1195gms, 608pgs, grey endpapers. Features over 600 warships each illustrated with full-colour artwork. Contains detailed specifications for each vessel, with all measurements given in imperial and metric. Examines such famous fighting ships such as Bismarck, Enterprise, Yamato, and many more. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may in... View more info

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Encyclopedia of Ships and Seafaring

By: Kemp, Peter (ed.)

Price: $28.00

Publisher: London, England, Stanford Maritime Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000449

ISBN: 0540071943

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1140gms, 256 pages. This book is beautifully illustrated with colour throughout. More than 200 carefully selected photographs and 50 original drawings, 80 of them in colour, complement the text and add considerably to the value of this reference book. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Boards are in good condition with mild scuffing. Dust jacket is in good condition with minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ship: 5,000 Years of Maritime Adventure

By: Lavery, Brian

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, England, Dorling Kindersley Limited: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA32

ISBN: 1405305894

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 2155g, 400pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book provides an outstanding stoudy of our maritime past and present. It's a sweeping, magnificently illustrated story of our exploits above and beneath the waves. Book is in very good condition with only very minor general wear and tear. There is a large pen inscription from a previous owner on the back of the front free endpaper. Boards are in very good condition with only light shelf wear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and some minimal discol... View more info

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Wrecks on the New South Wales Coast

By: Loney, Jack

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Yarram, VIC, Australia, Oceans Enterprises: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA41

ISBN: 0646110810

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 292gms, 166pgs. This book, the result ofg many years of intensive research, records more than 1500 wrecks from the early eighteenth century to recent years and is illustrated by a remarkable collection of photographs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. The cover shows some curling, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wreckers, Smugglers and Pirates in South Eastern Australian Waters

By: Loney, Jack

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portarlington, VIC, Australia, Marine History: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA48

ISBN: 0909191395

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 224gms, 106pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Greenwich Flying Squadron: The First 75 Years

By: Lucas, Rosalie

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Rushcutters Bay, NSW, Australia, Maritime Heritage Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001876

ISBN: 1876059036

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 734gms, 140 pages, illustrated endpapers. In this book the author traces the development of the Greenwich 12ft Flying Squadron, its administration, social activities, different classes of boats, colourful characters and ups and downs over its remarkable 75 years. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Jim Brady, Leading Seaman

By: Macdonnell, J. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Constable & Company: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001294

Condition: Good


Australia's leading novelist of the Navy presents the first volume in a trilogy about the Australian Navy. This book introduces the hero as a boy in a bush town of QLD who joins the Australian navy as a raw recruit. Medium hardcover format with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 298gms, 269 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with moderate shelf wear and chipping. There is a small pen inscription on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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International Encyclopedia of Aviation, The

By: Mondey, David

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Octopus Books Limited: 1984

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000017

ISBN: 0706406036

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, Pictorial DJ with decorated red boards, Folio - over 12" - 15" Tall, heavy weight, 480pp incl. index, over 1,200 illustrations in colour/b&w. This is the complete book of flight and rocketry. Contents includes: Origins and Development; Military Aviation; Civil & Maritime Aviation; Lighter than Air; Specialised Aircraft; Rocketry and Space Exploration; and Facts, Feats & Records. This is a tight sound copy, DJ is in good condition with only minor shelf wear and scuffing, pages are unmarked, binding unharmed. View more info

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Who Sank the Sydney?

By: Montgomery, Michael

Price: $13.00

Publisher: North Ryde, NSW, Australia, Cassell Australia Limited: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA11

ISBN: 0726954764

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 426gms, 242 pages, blue endpapers. In this book the author examines the various accounts of the disappearance of the HMAS Sydney following action against the German raider Kormoran, building up an exciting picture of the encounter and providing solutions to hitherto unanswered questions. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. There is a small pen inscription from a previous owner on the inside front endpaper. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition wi... View more info

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Who Sank the Sydney?

By: Montgomery, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ringwood, VIC, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1985

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA35

ISBN: 0140077065

Condition: Good


Softcover, revised and enlarged edition, 226gms, 242 pages. In this book the author examines the various accounts of the disappearance of the HMAS Sydney following action against the German raider Kormoran, building up an exciting picture of the encounter and providing solutions to hitherto unanswered questions. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small sticker from a previous bookseller on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Tall Ships: The Golden Age of Sail

By: Noble, Captain John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Australia, Penguin Books Australia Ltd: 1988

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA5

ISBN: 0670901067

Condition: Good


Softcover, Second Edition, 500gms, 118 pages. Tall Ships: The Golden Age of Sail presents a rare collection of maritime photographs which captures the glorious and romantic days when sailors relied on wind and currents. Book is in good condition with no visible general wear and tear, no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Tall Ships: The Golden Age of Sail

By: Noble, Captain John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Ringwood, Vic, Viking O'Neil: 1988

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRASEA27

ISBN: 0670901067

Condition: Good


Soft cover, reprint, 636g, 118pgs. Presents a rare collection of maritime photographs which captures the glorious and romantic days when sailors relied on wind and currents. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Pageant of the Pacific: Begin the Maritime History of Australasia (2 volumes)

By: Rhodes, Captain F.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, F J Thwaites P/L: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000649

Condition: Good


Two volumes, hardcover books with original green cloth boards, first edition, 2685gms, 411pp (vol 1), 478pp (vol 2), portrait frontispiece, gilt lettering on spine, foreword by Dr. Frederick Watson (editor, historical records of Australia). Books are in good condition for their age with moderate to heavy age-related general wear and tear and page discolouration/spotting/foxing throughout. Both books have pen inscription on the inside front blank page. Both cloth hardcovers show mild shelf wear, scuffing and discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Dog Watch, The (No. 44)

By: Strom, S; and Goldfinch, T (Shiplovers' Societies of Australia)

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Shiplovers' Society of Victoria: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA20

Condition: Fair


Softcover, mini-magazine format, first edition, 172gms, 116 pages. This is an annual publication by the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Inside front few pages are becoming loose. Cover shows mild wear, creasing and curling, plus a large tear where a sticker has been removed, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info