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Tall Ships: The Golden Age of Sail
Noble, Captain John
ISBN: 0670901067
Penguin Books Australia Ltd Ringwood, Australia 1988 Second Edition
 Soft Cover 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!  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA5  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Wrecks Along the Great Ocean Road
Loney, Jack
 Melbourne, Australia 1983 Eighth Edition
 Paperback Paperback, Eighth Edition, 200gms, 138 pages. The standard of navigation on most sailing ships was usually very poor and many ships approaching Melbourne from the west were often more than 50 miles away from their calculated position. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, some smudging to some of the writing, 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're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 7.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA10  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Mauretania: Landfalls and Departures of Twenty-Five Years
Jordan, Humfrey
ISBN: 1852600993
Patrick Stephens Ltd (Thorsons Publishing Group) Northamptonshire, UK 1988 First Thorsons Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Thorsons edition (original edition published 1936), 648g, 332pgs. This book is part of the PSL Library of Ocean Travel and is essentially a biography of arguably the world's most famous ocean liner, The Mauretania. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, 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!!.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA23  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Million Ocean Miles, A
Britten, Sir Edgar T.
ISBN: 1852601698
Patrick Stephens Ltd (Thorsons Publishing Group) Northamptonshire, UK 1989 First Thorsons Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first Thorsons edition (original edition published 1936), 564g, 274pgs. This book is part of the PSL Library of Ocean Travel and is an autobiography of the great and distinguished seaman Sir Edgar Britten who eventually held the proud position of Commodore of the Cunard White Star Line. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, 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!!.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA22  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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In Darwin’s Wake: Revisiting Beagle’s South American Anchorages
Campbell, John
ISBN: 1574090259
Sheridan House Inc. Dobbs Ferry, New York, USA 1997 First American Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with aqua boards and pictorial dust jacket, first American edition, 714g, 271pgs. This is skipper, John Campbell's, cruise on the Thalassi, an 83ft ketch, where he retraced some of the steps taken by Charles Darwin on his historic journey aboard The Beagle. Book is in very good condition with only minor general wear and tear. There is a very small ownership sticker on the inside front endpaper. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only light shelf wear, 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!!.  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 32.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA24  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Explorers of the Pacific, The
Badger, Geoffrey
Kangaroo Press Kenthurst, NSW, Australia 1988 First Edition
 Hard Cover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 848gms, 248 pages, illustrated map endpapers. This is the story of hazard and adventure as the explorers found their way around the Pacific Ocean, the largest single feature on the Earth's surface. Book is in very good condition with mild general wear and tear. Boards and jacket are in very good condition with only light shelf wear, 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 books in stock we can't list them all!  Very Good/Very Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRAPAC16  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Wreck of the Whaleship Essex, The
Chase, Owen
ISBN: 0747263639
Headline Book Publishing London, England 2000 Reprint
 Softcover 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!!.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 14.50 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA25  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Naval Battles of the First World War: Pan Grand Strategy
Bennett, Geoffrey
ISBN: 0330238620
Pan Books London, England 1983 Reprint
 Softcover Softcover, reprint edition, 222g, 308pgs. This history of the Great War at sea combines graphic and stirring accounts of all the principal naval engagements with analysis of the strategy and tactics of both sides. Book is in good condition with age-related general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: WARSEA22  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Ships and Shores and Trading Ports: A Social and Working Life of Coastal Harbours and River Towns in New South Wales
Clark, Mary Shelley
ISBN: 0731388984
Waterways Authority of NSW Sydney, Australia 2001 First Edition
 Soft Cover Softcover, First Edition, 700gms 218 pages. This is a Centenary of Federation Publication, which explores through the words of men and women in the New South Wales coast and river communities, which once depended upon shipping. Book is in very good condition with no visible general wear and tear, some very mild staining to the cover, 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 books in stock we can't list them all!  Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 45.00 (AUD)
Book Number: TRASEA6  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Encyclopedia of Ships and Seafaring
Kemp, Peter (ed.)
ISBN: 0540071943
Stanford Maritime Limited London, England 1980 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket 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.   Good/Good
Price: 28.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000449  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Pageant of the Pacific: Begin the Maritime History of Australasia (2 volumes)
Rhodes, Captain F.
F J Thwaites P/L Sydney, Australia 1935 First Edition
 Hardcover (Original Cloth) 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.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 175.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000649  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Yachting: A History
Heaton, Peter
B T Batsford Limited London, England 1955 First Edition
 Hardcover with Original Cloth Hardcover with green boards, dustjacket missing, first edition, 736gms, 280 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Boards only show minor scuffing and wear. There is a small pen mark on the inside front page and some minor sticky tape markings, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/No Jacket
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000760  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Submarines
Preston, Antony
ISBN: 086124043X
Bison Books London, England 1989 Reprint
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 1100gms, 192 pages. This book is a carefully researched and entertainingly written account of the role of this remarkable craft in military and scientific history. It is lavishly illustrated with over 200 photographs and technical drawings. 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.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 16.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 000811  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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U-Boats
Preston, Antony
ISBN: 0868270172
AP Publishing London, England 1978 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 1080gms, 192 pages, illustrated endpapers. This book is the first large-format, illustrated history of U-Boats. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 23.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000814  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Submarines: The History and Evolution of Underwater Fighting Vessels
Preston, Antony
ISBN: 0706404297
Octopus Books Limited London, England 1975 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 874gms, 124 pages. This book traces the evolution of the submarine from its early beginnings as early as 1578 to the present. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000815  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Seafarers, The: Fighting Sail
Whipple, A.B.C.; and the Editors of Time-Life Books
ISBN: 0705406210
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1979 First European English Languag
 Cushioned Leather Hardcover 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.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000818  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Seafarers, The: The Pirates
Botting, Douglas; and the Editors of Time-Life Books
ISBN: 0705406202
Time-Life Books Virginia, USA 1979 First European English Languag
 Cushioned Leather Hardcover 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.   Very Good/Not Applicable
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000819  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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War Machines: Sea - From Phoenician Galleys to Polaris Submarines
Perlmutter, Tom (ed)
ISBN: 0706404157
Octopus Books Limited London, England 1975 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue pictorial boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 814gms, 140 pages, illustrated endpapers. This is a story that begins with boats made from papyrus and ends with Polaris and today's nuclear powered ships. This superbly illustrated book presents a visual catalogue in words and pictures of the world's sea weaponry. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000822  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Encyclopedia of Sea Warfare, The: From the First Ironclads to the Present Day
Warner, O; Bennett, Capt G; Macintyre, Capt Donald; Uhlig, Frank; Wettern, Desmond; and Preston, Antony
ISBN: 0725402490
Ure Smith P/L Sydney, Australia 1976 Second Impression
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with dark blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, fsecond impression, 1320gms, 250 pages plus index, illustrated endpapers. This book is the most comprehensive compilation of pictures, maps, ship drawings and authoritative text yet assembled on the history of war at sea in modern times. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and very mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and some mild discolouration, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000823  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Voyage of the Mir-el-lah, The
Ricciardi, Lorenzo
ISBN: 0002118874
Collins London, England 1980 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 966gms, 256 pages. The author tells of his voyage in a dhow from the head of the Arabian Gulf to the coast of East Africa accompanied by his wife and photographer Mirella, whose wonderful photographs support the books text. Book is in fair condition with heavy general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear and has been covered in plastic for protection and stuck to boards with tape. This is an ex-library book and shows the associated markings and stampings. The book is missing the inside blank page and has been very well read. This is definitely not a collector's copy, but it suitable for reading.  Ex-Library Fair/Fair
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 000833  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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How to Sail Small Boats: Complete Manual on Selecting, Sailing and Maintaining Small Boats
Telfer, Ross
The K G Murray Publishing Company P/L Sydney, Australia 1972 Third Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with light blue boards and pictorial dustjacket, reprint edition, 468gms, 160 pages. Book is in good condition with general age-related wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate to heavy shelf wear, chipping and smal tears, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Fair
Price: 8.50 (AUD)
Book Number: 001042  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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117 Days Adrift
Bailey, Maurice and Maralyn
ISBN: 0245522603
Nautical Publishing Company Hampshire, England 1974 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket 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 small pencil mark on the inside front page, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.  Good/Good
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001065  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Improve Your Own Boat: Projects and Tips for the Practical Boat Builder
Nicolson, Ian
ISBN: 0393033104
W. W. Norton & Company New York, USA 1986 First American Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with green boards and pictorial dustjacket, first American edition, 770gms, 241 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and chipping, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Good
Price: 30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001067  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Cruising Multihull, The
White, Chris
ISBN: 0070698686
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press Camden, USA 1997 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 608gms, 268 pages. This book supplies the reader with information about design, construction, rigs, seamanship, safety, and a point-by-point rebuttal of the accepted wisdom concerning multihull dangers. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Some minor soiling and creasing to back cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 33.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001070  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Off Watch: A Selection of Bunkside Reading
Skellorn, James (ed.)
ISBN: 0229116108
Granada Publishing St Albans, Hertz, UK 1979 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket Hardcover with brown boards and pictorial dustjacket, first edition, 712gms, 211 pages. An anthology of bunkside reading. Here are extracts from the works of some of the best marine writers on design, seamanship, racing, gale conditions, humour, narrative and history. Book is in very 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 other pre-loved markings.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001184  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Business in Great Waters: The U-Boat Wars 1916-1945
Terraine, John
ISBN: 0749303875
Mandarin Paperbacks London, England 1990 Reprint
 Soft Cover Softcover, reprint edition, 636gms, 841 pages. The most comprehensive account of the U-Boat war ever written. Book is in fair to good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration throughout. There is one or two tiny tears to the card cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair/Not Applicable
Price: 12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001623  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Modern World Book of Ships, The
Blackman, Raymond
Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd London, England  Edition Not Stated
 Hard Cover Hardcover with pictorial boards, no dust jacket, edition not stated, undated (circa early 1950s), 728gms, 159 pages. Book is in fair condition with general age-related wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards are in fair condition with heavy shelf wear, rubbing and chipping to edges and corners, otherwise no other pre-loved markings.   Fair/No Jacket
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001650  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Greenwich Flying Squadron: The First 75 Years
Lucas, Rosalie
ISBN: 1876059036
Maritime Heritage Press Rushcutters Bay, NSW, Australia 1999 First Edition
 Hardcover with Dust Jacket 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.   Very Good/Very Good
Price: 18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 001876  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Lonely Sea and the Sky, The
Chichester, Francis
Pan Books Ltd London, UK 1967 Second Printing
 Paperback 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.   Good/Not Applicable
Price: 5.50 (AUD)
Book Number: BIONZ4  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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Dinghy Systems
Chisnell, Mark; and Hodgart, John
ISBN: 1853103926
Waterline Books Shrewsbury, England 1993 First Edition
 Softcover 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.  Good/Not Applicable
Price: 10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: SPOSAI13  Bookseller: Reading Habit
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