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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  $19.20

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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Seafarers, The: The Pirates

By: Botting, Douglas; and the Editors of Time-Life Books

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Virginia, USA, Time-Life Books: 1979

Edition: First European English Language Printing

Seller ID: 000819

ISBN: 0705406202

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned black leather hardcover, first european english language printing, 1000gms, 192 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. There are a few small dents to the edges of the cushioned leather, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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History of World Seapower: From the First Sailing Ships to the Present Day

By: Brett, Bernard

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Deans International Publishing: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000151

ISBN: 0603036724

Condition: Good


Hardcover book with blue pictorial boards and dust jacket, first edition, 256pp, weighs 1710gms. Illustrated with a superb collection of over 230 photographs, this book contains a wealth of fascinating material on all aspects of seafaring, from the first small boat and oar to the complicated powerful machines of present-day submarines. This is a good solid copy with some minor age-related general wear and tear and faint page discolouration. Dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear and some small tears/damage to corners and top of spine. There is a small pencil mark on the inside f... View more info

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Castaways of the Flying Dutchman

By: Jacques, Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Puffin Books: 2002

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: FICYA273

ISBN: 0141312114

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint edition, 248gms, 327 pages. This book centres around the legend of The Flying Dutchman ghost ship and its mad sea captain, cursed to sail the seas for ever. But what of the boy and his dog who were trapped aboard the ship? What was to become of them? This is their story. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and only light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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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Warships: From the Galley to the Present Day

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

Price: $15.00  $12.00

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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Mahogany Ship, The: Relic or Legend?

By: Potter, Bill (ed)

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Warrnambool, VIC, Australia, Mahogany Ship Committee: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA2

ISBN: 0949759090

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover, first edition, 394gms, 130 pages. This book presents perhaps the most detailed comparative analysis yet undertaken of the mystery of the Mahogany Ship. Did Portugese navigators discover the east coast of Australia 250 years before Cook? Book is in very good condition with very minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other markings. View more info

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Seafarers, The: Fighting Sail

By: Whipple, A.B.C.; and the Editors of Time-Life Books

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Virginia, USA, Time-Life Books: 1979

Edition: First European English Language Printing

Seller ID: 000818

ISBN: 0705406210

Condition: Very Good


Cushioned black leather hardcover, first european english language printing, 998gms, 184 pages, illustrated map endpapers. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Rough Water: Stories of Survival From the Sea

By: Willis, Clint (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, USA, Balliett & Fitzgerald Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA45

ISBN: 1560251743

Condition: Good


Softcover with flaps, first edition, 594g, 354pgs. A superb collecyion of the best writing about men and women against the sea. True and fictional, famous and little-known, these stories evoke the timeless quest of mariners to survive a sea that is at once savage and majestic. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info