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Destroyer Man

By: Alliston, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Richmond, (Vic) Australia, Greenhouse Publications Pty Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOAUS55

ISBN: 0909104816

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 400gms, 188 pages, illustrated endpapers. John Alliston's modest yet evocative account of naval warfare reveals his deep and passionate love of destroyers, their lean, elegant lines and enormous power. Book is in good condition with very little general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, some minor tears to cover no longer than an inch long, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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White Divers of Broome, The: The True Story of a Fatal Experiment

By: Bailey, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Pan Macmillan Australia: 2001

Edition: Edition Not Stated

Seller ID: HISAUS663

ISBN: 0732910781

Condition: Good


Softcover, advanced reading copy, 301pp, weighs 368gms. This is the story of 12 British Royal Navy-trained divers and their attempt to master the perilous art of pearl-shell diving. It tells the story of an extraordinary experiment and its fatal aftermath. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Lost Ships of Guadalcanal, The: Exploring the Ghost Fleet of the South Pacific

By: Ballard, Robert D.; and Archbold, Rick

Price: $24.00

Publisher: St Leonards, Australia, Allen & Unwin: 1993

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA26

ISBN: 186373533X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue cloth boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Australian edition, 1265g, 227pgs, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear. Dust jacket shows a few small nicks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Prologue to a War: The Navy's Part in the Narvik Campaign

By: Brookes, Ewart

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Jarrolds Publishers: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001051

Condition: Fair


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, ex-library book, 452gms, 192 pages. This is the full account of the Navy's part in this crucial World War II campaign. Book is in fair condition with heavy general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with only heavy shelf wear. DJ has been covered in plastic and taped to boards. This is an ex-library book that has been well read and shows the appropriate stampings and markings that library books do. This is a reading copy only. View more info

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Submarine: A Guided Tour Inside a Nuclear Warship

By: Clancy, Tom

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Harper Collins Publishers: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA36

ISBN: 0006379478

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 766gms, 328 pages. Never before seen by the general public, this book offers a rare glimpse inside both the Royal Navy and a US Navy nuclear submarine with Tom Clancy as your guide. 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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Port Kembla 1770-1992: A Brief Story of the Port from the Earliest Days and a History of the Work Amongst Seafarers in the Port- Through the Missions to Seamen 1942-1992

By: Dykes, Rev. Owen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Port Kembla, Australia, Port Kembla Mission Committee: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: HISAUS122

ISBN: 0646100505

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 375gms, 160 pages. Part of the purpose of this book is to emphasise the importance of the Merchant Navy in the discovery, development and survival by the English colony in Australia and particularly in the survival and expansion of the English colony in New South Wales. Book is in good condition with no to very little general wear and tear, several creases on the front cover, signed by the author, otherwise no other pre-loved marks. 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... View more info

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James Cook, Royal Navy

By: Finkel, George

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Angus and Robertson Ltd: 1971

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISFIC22

ISBN: 0207952671

Condition: Good


Hardcover with tan boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint, 400gms 191 pages, blank endpapers. As we follow the story of James' Yorkshire boyhood, his service aboard the colliers of Whitby, his growing interest in mathematics and the chart work he carried out along Canadian coasts (he was present, too, at Wolfe's taking of Quebec), it becomes clear how all this previous experience combined to make him the right choice to command that first, momentous voyage of exploration planned by the Admiralty. Book is in good condition with light general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spottin... View more info

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HMAS Sydney: Australia's Greatest Naval Tragedy

By: Frame, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sydney, NSW, Australia, Hachette Australia: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA28

ISBN: 0733623638

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 604gms, 412pgs. 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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HMAS Sydney: Loss & Controversy

By: Frame, Tom

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Hodder Headline Australia: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARSEA33

ISBN: 0733609422

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 556gms, 302pgs. Why was HMAS Sydney and her 645 crew lost without a trace? This book offers the most thorough and comprehensive examination of that fateful event, which continues to arouse heated debate. 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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Blooding of the Guns, The

By: Fullerton, Alexander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Walker Publishing Company, Inc.: 1984

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: ACTFIC9067

ISBN: 0802707807

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first US edition, 426gms, 239pgs, white blank endpapers. Through the heat and smoke of battle, brave heroes tangle with danger. Book is in good condition with minor age-related general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only light shelf wear and a few small nicks, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Torch Bearers, The

By: Fullerton, Alexander

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Little, Brown: 2001

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ACTFIC313

ISBN: 0316852961

Condition: Good


Medium softcover, reprint, 434gms, 376pgs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hitler's Battleships

By: Gray, Edwyn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, England, Leo Cooper: 1999

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA34

ISBN: 1850526973

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, revised edition, 506gms, 195pgs, white blank endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only very mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hostile Waters

By: Huchthausen, Peter; Kurdin, Igor; Ahite, R. Alan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: North Sydney, Australia, Random House Australia Limited: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA8

ISBN: 0091802202

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Edition, 425gms, 303 pages. This is the gripping, true story of the young Soviet sailors who fought to save their submarine, risking fire, smoke, poison gas, and intense radioactivity. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages and page edges, no other pre-loved marks. 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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Wings and the Navy 1947-1953

By: Jones, Colin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA27

ISBN: 0864178360

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 230g, 127pgs. This book tells the story of the Royal Australian Navy in the years following the Second World War. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Warships: From the Galley to the Present Day

By: Konstam, Angus; Marriott, Leo; and Grant, George

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, PRC Publishing: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA25

ISBN: 1856486001

Condition: Fine


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1465g, 256pgs. This book is a complete history of the warship from the earliest days to present times and beyond. Book is in fine condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs almost 1.5kg and may incur additional postage. View more info

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Navy Day By Day, The: Historical Naval Events in Australia and Abroad

By: Lind, Lew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Kenthurst, NSW, Australia, Kangaroo Press: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARSEA31

ISBN: 0864177879

Condition: Good


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. View more info

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History of the Great European War, The: Its Causes and Effects: Volume II

By: Macbean Knight, W. Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, VIC, The Standard Publishing Company:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE19

Condition: Fair


Hardcover, first edition, 838g, 212pgs, plastic cover. Continues the story of the campaign of the allies. Ex-library book is in fair condition with card pocket and stamps inside front cover, moderate general wear and tear and heavy discolouration 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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Down the Throat

By: Macdonnell, J. E.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Horwitz Publications Inc.: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 000059

ISBN: 0725503521

Condition: Good


Australia's leading novelist of the Navy. Horowitz book No. 75 of the Silver Classic J.E. Macdonnell Series. Small paperback format, cover in good condition with expected age-related general wear and tear and scuffing to edges and spine, pages showing age-related page discolouration particularly around edges, small stamp markings on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings, 126 pages, approx. 80 gms. A good solid copy with minor spinal damage and of good reading quality. 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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Russian War Machine, The 1917- 1945

By: Mayer, S.L (ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, England, Bison Books Ltd: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: WARONE4

ISBN: 086124379X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 1,300gms, 257 pages, red coloured endpapers. The Russian War Machine was the most formidable fighting weapon of World War 2. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, tear to back of jacket that is longer then 1 inch, otherwise 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 b... View more info