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Mariners' Appointment Log - 1984

By: N/A

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Alpine Fine Arts Collection, Ltd.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOSAI23

ISBN: 0881680036

Condition: Good


Spiral bound hardcover, first edition, 1005gms, pages are un-numbered. This is a mariners' log book for 1984, but is much more than that. It features the artwork of Frederic Cozzens. No sections have been completed. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration/spotting throughout. Bottom of external spine shows wear and a few small tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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There Was a Ship: Patsy Adam-Smith's Story of Her Years at Sea

By: Adam-Smith, Patsy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Australia, Thomas Nelson Australia: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS64

ISBN: 0170062627

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint, 942gms, 239 pages. This is Patsy Adam Smith's sequel to 'Hear the Train Blow' which covered her life up until she left for the war as a young girl. This book picks up where the first left off. We learn of Patsy's love affair with the sea and ships and particular with the small ketches that no longer trade around our Australian coastline. Book is in good condition with only minor age-related wear and tear and m... View more info

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117 Days Adrift

By: Bailey, Maurice and Maralyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hampshire, England, Nautical Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001065

ISBN: 0245522603

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 512gms, 192 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the story of the dramatic sinking of the yacht, Auralyn, and the 118 days the two occupants spent in their small life raft before finally being rescued by Korean fisherman. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear. There is a smal... View more info

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117 Days Adrift

By: Bailey, Maurice and Maralyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hampshire, England, Nautical Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRAPAC19

ISBN: 0245522603

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 512gms, 192 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the story of the dramatic sinking of the yacht, Auralyn, and the 118 days the two occupants spent in their small life raft before finally being rescued by Korean fisherman. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no ot... View more info

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117 Days Adrift

By: Bailey, Maurice and Maralyn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hampshire, England, Nautical Publishing Company: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA53

ISBN: 0245522603

Condition: Good


Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 512gms, 192 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the story of the dramatic sinking of the yacht, Auralyn, and the 118 days the two occupants spent in their small life raft before finally being rescued by Korean fisherman. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with only mild shelf ... View more info

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Lost Wreck of the Isis, The: From Beneath the Sea An Ancient Roman Ship Returns to Life

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

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Kent, England, Hodder & Stoughton: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA44

ISBN: 0340531789

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 534g, 63pgs, illustrated endpapers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. There is some moderate water damage to pages. Boards and dust jacket are also in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Captain Cook's Voyages of Discovery

By: Barrow, John (ed)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: London, England, Heron Books:

Edition: First Heron Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA37

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue faux leather boards with gilt decoration, 550g, 454pgs, decorated endpapers. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration thoughout. Boards and dust jacket are in very good condition with only minor shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Handbook of Survival at Sea, The

By: Beeson, Chris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Miami, FL, USA, Lewis International, Inc.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA34

ISBN: 1930983212

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first edition, 552g, 192pgs. A comprehensive guide to surviving nautical emergencies and disasters at sea. It clearly explains essential emergency procedures and tried and tested survival techniques. It also includes 120 line artworks that detail survival equipment and clarify survival practices. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. 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 conditi... View more info

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Sea Scouting: The New Gilcraft Series No. 1

By: Browne, Tom

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, C. Arthur Pearson Limited: 1951

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOSAI28

Condition: Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 210gms, 159pgs. This is an essential manual for all Scoutmasters and Scouters and for keen Troop Leaders. It includes a glossary of nautical terms, an appendices on boating and bathing, boat pulling orders, and boat charge certificates. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with light shelf wear, c... View more info

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On Equal Terms

By: Cantacuzino, Marina with Hatfield, James and the TIME and TIDE CREW

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, England, Simon & Schuster Ltd: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOSAI2

ISBN: 068481935X

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, First Edition, 525gms, 223 pages. The first disabled crew to sail round the world racing in the BT Global Challenge. Book is in fine condition with some general wear and tear, stain inside back cover and previous owners name inside front cover, 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... View more info

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Lonely Sea and the Sky, The

By: Chichester, Francis

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, UK, Pan Books Ltd: 1967

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: BIONZ4

Condition: Good


Paperback, second printing, 226gms, 398 pages. The autobiography of the man who is truly the old man of the sea. Includes black and white photographs. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Dinghy Systems

By: Chisnell, Mark; and Hodgart, John

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Shrewsbury, England, Waterline Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOSAI13

ISBN: 1853103926

Condition: Good


Softcover, first edition, 412gms, 123pgs. This book tells you how to make your racing dinghy tuning and control systems work fast and efficiently. It tells you how to set up pulleys, ropes, cleats, wire, shackles, screws, bolts and nuts that turns a dinghy from a wooden or plastic structure into a functioning sailing machine. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Pirates: A Worldwide History - Terror on the High Seas From the Caribbean to the South China Sea

By: Cordingly, David (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Turner Publishing Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS43

ISBN: 1570362858

Condition: Very Good


Laminated pictorial hardcover, first edition, 1370gms, 256 pages. The first comprehensive, worldwide survey of piracy, this is a fascinating tale of exotic and romantic climes and of crusty cutthroats whose very names were frightening and whose dastardly deeds still echo down the ages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and some very light fading to the back cover and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual... View more info

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Tall Ships Australia 1988

By: Cowell, Andrew (ed)

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Australian Consolidated Press: 1988

Edition: Bulletin

Seller ID: TRASEA12

Condition: Good


Softcover, Bulletin, 325gms, 112 pages. Tall Ships Australia 1988 reminds us of our heritage of sail and of the importance of the sea to Australia, both now and in the future: especially it reminds us of what the sea and sailing offers to Australians as recreation and adventure. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined post... View more info

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Voyage of the 'Beagle', The

By: Darwin, Charles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, England, Heron Books: 1968

Edition: Heron Books Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA35

Condition: Good


Hardcover with tan and green boards with gold stamping, Heron Books edition from Books That Have Changed Man's Thinking Series, 606g, 550pgs, decorated endpapers. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and light page discolouration thoughout. Boards are in good condition with minor shelf wear. Joint is partially split at front, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Sailing Ships: Prints By the Dutch Masters from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

By: De Groot, Irene; and Vorstman, Robert (eds)

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, USA, The Viking Press: 1980

Edition: First US Edition

Seller ID: TRASEA17

ISBN: 0670615277

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first US edition, 1825gms, 284 pages. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Book is ex-library and shows the associated stampings and markings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs almost 2kg and may incur additional postage. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't fin... View more info

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Element of Chance, An

By: Donachie, David

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1996

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: ACTFIC166

ISBN: 0330344226

Condition: Good


Paperback, reprint, 292gms, 515 pages. Another naval action/adventure novel from David Donachie featuring Harry Ludlow. Book is in good condition with general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration throughout. Remainder marking to bottom edge of pages, otherwise no other markings. View more info

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12-Metre The New Breed: The Battle for the 26th America's Cup

By: Dovey, Rik; and Samins, Sally

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chippendale, Australia, Ellsyd Press Pty Ltd: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: SPOSAI16

ISBN: 0949290033

Condition: Good


Hardcover with black boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1030gms, 160pgs. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket and boards are in good condition with only light shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. View more info