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There are 252 books in this catalogue.
DOAK, Wade.:  SHARKS AND OTHER ANCESTORS, Patterns of Survival in the South Seas.
Book Number: 2301
Auckland. 1975. Hodder & Stoughton. with 2 survival plans, plus 16 pages with 60 colour photos. Eps: map between New Zealand and Solomon Islands. Hard cover, Very good. / Very good d/w.. 22 x 14.5. Voyage on the Underwater Research Vessel "El Torito" and dives amongst sharks off New Zealand, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, New Hebrides (Vanuatu) and the Solomon Islands.
Keywords: At Laulasi, off the coast of Malaita Island, the sharks are worshipped by natives who have rejected Western culture
Price: $15.00

Taylor, James:  Gold From the Sea
Book Number: 3369
Sydney, Australasian Publishing, 1947 8v0. 271pp, b/w plates, endpaper plans. good. / no d/w.
Keywords: niagara's bullion diving sea ocean gold treasure shipwrecks
Price: $15.00

Book Number: 3788
 1987. Kingswood. 1st Cloth. 8to. 177pp. +8pp b/w plates. Fine/near fine.
Keywords: sailing america's cup yachts racing
Price: $15.00

Parker, Alan & Taylor, Digby.:  One Man's Dream - Digby Taylor's Outward Bound.
Book Number: 5257
Aukland. Lindon Publishing 1982. 4to. hardcover. 180pp. colour photos. illus endpapers. near fine / near fine d/w.
Keywords: sailing whitbread around the world yacht race world circumnavigation boats yachts yachting
Price: $15.00

Book Number: 6090
3rd impression. Cape Town: Struik, 1985 photography by Anthony Bannister; drawings by Margo Branch.'272 p.: illustrated throughout, mostly in colour. maps. 4to. Paper covered boards, Very good. / Good+ d/w chipped on top corners.
Keywords: sea shore life,
Price: $25.00

Mundle, Rob:  Fatal Storm: The Inside Story of the Sydney - Hobart Race
Book Number: 6589
Sydney. Harper Collins. 1999 Large 8vo softcover. Inscription by Author on title page. 315pp. + colour plates. very good condition.
Keywords: sydney to hobart yacht race boats storm waves surf sailing ocean racing
Price: $15.00

Peringuey, L.:  Inscriptions left by Early European Navigators on their way to the East
Book Number: 6862
South Africa Museum Cape Town 1913 8vo. stapled softcover. 40pp. b/w photos. very good.
Keywords: Inscriptions left by Early European Navigators on their way to the East navigation sailing
Price: $12.00

Day, A. Grove:  Pirates of the Pacific
Book Number: 20224
New York, Meredith Press, 1968. First edition 8vo. hardcover. 181pp. index. b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: pirates sea pacific ocean islands mariners sailing ships boats
Price: $10.00

Reynolds, Christopher.:  The Pond on My Window-sill: the story of a freshwater aquarium.
Book Number: 20884
Deutsch, London, 1969 8vo. hardcover.196pp. index. b/w illus. very+ light foxing to outer page edges, owner's name on fep. / good+, d/w 1 small tear.'
Keywords: freshwater aquarium fish
Price: $12.00

Alvarez, A.:  Offshore. A North Sea Journey
Book Number: 20974
UK: Hodder & Stoughton, 1986 8vo. hardcover. 191pp. b/w illus. by Bill le Ferer, maps by Martin Lubikowski. fine. near fine d/w.
Keywords: north sea oil rigs offshore wells drilling ocean journey
Price: $15.00

Peacock, Sandy (ed. ):  Australia's Yearbook of Sail 1
Book Number: 21584
Lansdowne Press Australia, 1983, Large 4to. hardcover. 208pp. colour photos. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: yachting boating sailing racing races america's cup sydney hobart ocean
Price: $15.00

Lockley, Ronald M., Illustrated by Sutton, Elizabeth:  Whales, Dolphins & Porpoises
Book Number: 21656
London, David & Charles 1979 Small 4to. hardcover. 200pp. index. + colour plates, b/w ilus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Whales Dolphins Porpoises sea ocean marine creatures mammals
Price: $12.00

Hughes, Roland:  Australia's underwater wilderness.
Book Number: 22753
Sydney, Weldons, 1985. Folio. hardcover. 264pp. index, colour illus. fine. / near fine d/w.
Keywords: australian marine underwater coral reefs great barrier diving
Price: $12.00

Inchbold,John:  The Yacht With No Name: The Story of B 195, Australia's Leading Contender for the 1977 One Ton Cup
Book Number: 22779
Melbourne , Pudding Publications 1978 1st edition. 8vo. hardcover. 128pp. colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Yachts B 195 Australia's Leading Contender 1977 One Ton Cup sailing races racing ocean australian
Price: $28.00

Clarke, Arthur C.:  Coast of Coral. Adventures in the underwater mountains of the Great Barrier Reef.
Book Number: 22817
New York, Avon, 1968. First printing. 8vo. softcover. 207pp. + b/w plates. Scarce paperback edition
Keywords: arthur c clarke space odyssey great barrier reef australia queensland coral
Price: $10.00

Lloyd's:  Lloyd's Calendar 1932
Book Number: 22839
London: Lloyd's, 1932. 8vo. blue cloth hardcover. 843pp b/w ilus, ads, charts tables, maps, colour flags, fold-out receipt. very good, faded spine. / no d/w.
Keywords: marine ships shipping navigation salvage boats tugs transportation sea ocean lighthouses flags signals signalling
Price: $55.00

Baynham, Henry:  Men from the Dreadnoughts
Book Number: 22980
London: Hutchinson, 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 272pp. index, + b/w plates. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: ironclads dreadnaughts naval battles history royal british ships marine
Price: $15.00

Tute, Warren:  The True Glory : The Story of the Royal Navy
Book Number: 23092
London, Macdonald & Co. 1983. First edition. Signed by author on title page. 4to. hardcover. 208pp. index, colour & b/w illus. endpaper maps. near fine. / near fine d/w.
Keywords: british britian Royal Navy fighting ships war
Price: $12.00

Swale, Rosie:  Back to Cape Horn
Book Number: 23504
Collins 1986 8vo. hardcover. 223pp. + b/w plates. very good. /very good d/w.
Keywords: London: Collins, 1986 First edition.
Price: $18.00

Edge, Anabella:  The Company. The Story of a Murderer
Book Number: 23530
Sydney: Picador, 2000 Hard Cover. First Edition. small 8vo. Excellent copy in fine d/w, no marks, rough cut pages. True first of this novel based on the story of the Duch East India ship the Batavia. Crew member Jeronimus Cornelisz began a reign of terror after the ship was wrecked off the West Australian coast. pp371 .
Keywords: Dutch East India Flagship, Batavia, Cornelisz, mutiny, murder, rape, torture, Western Australia 1629
Price: $12.00

Eskew, Garnett Laidlaw:  Cradle of Ships
Book Number: 23570
Putnams New York 1958 1st edition. 8vo. hardcover. 279pp. b/w illus. + b/w plates. very good. / poor, chipped d/w with sunned rear panel edges.'
Keywords: ships building bath iron works builder industry history marine
Price: $18.00

Marshall, Roger:  Designed to Win Ocean Racing Deck Layout
Book Number: 24260
London. Granada Publishing/Adlard Coles. 1979. 1st Edition. 4to. hardcover. 191pp. index, b/w illus. very good+. / very good d/w with 5cm tear bottom of spine.
Keywords: Ocean Racing Deck Layout sailing boats yachts
Price: $20.00

Lucas, Alan:  New South Wales boat launching ramp atlas.
Book Number: 25006
N.S.W. Horwitz Grahame 1989 4to softcover 93pp b/w illus, maps. very good
Keywords: Boat ramps --New South Wales--Maps. New South Wales boat launching ramp atlas [cartographic material] Lucas Alan
Price: $10.00

Cornell, Jimmy:  Around the World Rally
Book Number: 26303
Adlard Coles Nautical, 1993 8vo softcover 208pp index, b/w illus. very good. This book provides an analysis of the way in which 36 different cruising boats, their equipment and their crews performed during 16 months and 24,000 miles of tough ocean sailing. Europa 92, the first round the world rally for cruising boats, brought together these yachts in an event which visited 18 countries, covering between them over 600,000 miles. This international fleet, ranging from 40 to 72 feet, formed a cross-section of current cruising boat design, and both boats and crews were well tried and tested during their voyage around the world. This book gives an insight into the successes and failures experienced by the participants. Divided into sections covering all aspects of cruising from equipment, instruments, sails and maintenance to provisioning, navigation and watchkeeping, its conclusions offer lessons to any sailor, whether cruising in home water or planning a circumnavigation.
Keywords: Sports Hobbies Games Around the World Rally Cornell Jimmy
Price: $12.00

Mundle, Rob.:  Fatal storm : the 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
Book Number: 26708
Pymble, N.S.W. HarperCollinsPublishers 1999 8vo softcover 319pp colour & b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Sydney Hobart Yacht Race Yachting accidents Tasman Sea Survival after airplane accidents shipwrecks etc Search Fatal storm the 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race Mundle Rob
Price: $8.00

Francis, Clare:  The commanding sea
Book Number: 27291
London. BBC and Pelham. 1981 4to hardcover 280pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, small owner's inscription on fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Seafaring life History The commanding sea Francis Clare
Price: $15.00

Preston, Anthony; Louis S. Casey & John Batchelor (Illustrator):  Sea Power. A modern illustrated history.
Book Number: 27613
Books for Pleasure, Sydney. 1979. Large 4to. hardcover. 392pp. colour & b/w illus. very good. / very good d/w.
Keywords: ships military war fighting navy battleship submarine aircraft carriers
Price: $18.00

Dear, Ian.:  The Champagne Mumm book of ocean racing : an illustrated history
Book Number: 27648
London Severn House Publishers 1985 4to hardcover 157pp index, b/w & colour illus. very good, owner's inscription verso fep. / very good d/w.
Keywords: Sailboat racing History Ocean travel The Champagne Mumm book of ocean racing an illustrated history Dear Ian
Price: $18.00

King, R R:  Spinnaker
Book Number: 27653
Granada, 1981 4to hardcover 185pp index, colour illus. very good / very good d/w.
Keywords: Spinnaker King R R
Price: $12.00

Pym, Richard:  Richard Pym's voyage to destiny : book 1.
Book Number: 27689
N.S.W. Pathfinder Holdings 1994 8vo softcover 275pp, b/w illus. very good.
Keywords: Navigation History Richard Pym's voyage to destiny book 1 Pym Richard
Price: $15.00

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