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There are 252 books in this catalogue.
Windjammer 'Prentice
Large, Captain Vincent
Book Number: 65985
ISBN: 0091086205
Hutchinson of Australia 1971. 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to endpapers. / Very good d/w with a little fading and rubbing to edges.
Price: $25.00

Compass: A Story of Exploration and Innovation
Gurney, Alann
Book Number: 65986
ISBN: 0393050734
Norton New York 2004 8vo. hardcover. 320pp. index, b/w illus. Near Fine. / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $15.00

A World of My Own: The Single-Handed, Non-stop Circumnavigation of the World in Suhaili
Knox-Johnston, Robin
Book Number: 65987
ISBN: 0304934739
Cassell, London 1969 8vo. hardcover. 240pp. index, colour illus. Very good. / Very good d/w
Price: $16.00

Cruising Under Sail
Hiscock, Eric C.
Book Number: 65971
ISBN: 019217522x
Oxford University Press, 1974. 2nd edition. 8vo. hardcover. 468pp. index, b/w illus., one folding. Very good./ Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $12.00

The Sailing Yacht
Baader, Juan
Book Number: 65972
Alard Coles, London 1965. 8vo. hardcover. 336pp. index, b/w illus., some folding. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $18.00

Lucas, Alan
Book Number: 65973
ISBN: 0725510676
Horwitz Grahame 1981 8vo laminated boards, hardcover 192pp, b/w illus. very good.
Price: $35.00

Cruising Hints
Cooke, Francis B.
Book Number: 65974
Edward Arnold, London 1948. 6th edition. 8vo. hardcover. 480pp. index, b/w illus., 15 folding plates at rear. Good, some water stains on cloth cover. / Fair, chipped & toned d/w.
Price: $15.00

Clinker Boatbuilding
Leather, John
Book Number: 65975
ISBN: 0229115047
Alard Coles, London 1974. 8vo. hardcover. 208pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $30.00

Boatbuilding Manual
Steward, Robert M.
Book Number: 65979
ISBN: 0877420149
International Marine Publishing Company., USA., 1976. 8vo. hardcover. 220pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Poor chipped d/w.
Price: $25.00

Lapstrake Boatbuilding. Volume 1 & 2
Simmons, Walter J.
Book Number: 65978
International Marine Publishing Company, Camden, Maine 1980 8vo. hardcovers. pp.172,256. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to volume 1 endpapers, volume 2 cover has a slight bend. / Very good d/ws, d/w of volume has a faded spine.
Price: $90.00

Beyond the West Horizon
Hiscock, Eric C.
Book Number: 65980
Oxford University Press, 1963. 8vo. hardcover. 203pp. index, colour illus. Very good, pages slightly toned, owner's name on fep./ Fair, chipped d/w w.
Price: $12.00

Complete Amateur Boat Building in Wood, glass Fibre and Metal
Verney, Michael
Book Number: 65981
John Murray, 1964. 8vo. hardcover. 309pp. + 7pp of ads. b/w illus. Very good, owner's details on fep. / no d/w .
Price: $15.00

Instant Boats
Payson, Harold H.
Book Number: 65982
ISBN: 0877421102
International Marine Publishing, Camden, Maine, USA 1979. 8vo. hardcover. 135pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Very good faded d/w.
Price: $30.00

The Marlinspike Sailor
Smith, Hervey Garrett.
Book Number: 65983
ISBN: 0715355295
David & Charles Newton Abbot 1972. 8vo hardcover 161pp index, b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers, page edges slightly toned, some light soiling on page 20. / very good d/w.
Price: $25.00

Marline-Spike Seamanship: The Art of Handling, Splicing and Knotting Wire
Popple, Leonard
Book Number: 65984
Brown, Glasgow 1958. 8vo. Stiff illustrated boards with cloth spine. 82pp. b/w illus. Good, foxing and toning to pages, some wear and fading to cover.
Price: $25.00

From Oar to Diesel on the Swan.
Murray, Mr, K, O.
Book Number: 65968
Western Australian Historical Society 1949. 8vo. stapled wraps. 20pp. b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $12.00

Wandering Under Sail
Hiscock, Eric C.
Book Number: 65969
ISBN: 0192175297
Oxford University Press, 1977. 8vo. hardcover. 244pp. index, b/w illus., map. Very good./ Very good d/w with chipped corners & spine ends.
Price: $18.00

Boatbuilding, A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction
Chapelle, Howard I.
Book Number: 65970
London, Allen & Unwin. 1966 8vo. red cloth hardcover. 624pp. index, b/w illus. good, some soiling to front cover. / no d/w.
Price: $30.00

Practical Yacht Construction
Watts, C. J. & Jurd, K. H. C.
Book Number: 65961
Adlard Coles, London 1963. Large 8vo. hardcover. 170pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Good d/w chipped & crease on top edge.
Price: $45.00

Spritsails and Lugsails
Leather, John
Book Number: 65959
ISBN: 0229115179
Alard Coles, London 1989. Oblong 8vo. hardcover. 392pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small stain on the top corner of the first two pages. / Very good+ slightly toned d/w.
Price: $90.00

Keeping the Ships at Sea: Ship Repair at Cockatoo Island 1857 to 1991
Jeremy, John
Book Number: 65931
ISBN: 9780975109458
Sydney Harbour Federation Trust; 2013 4to. softcover. 305pp. index, colour & b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $150.00

Portrait of a Shipbuilder. Barrow-Built Vessels From 1873.
Harris, Nigel (editor)
Book Number: 65932
ISBN: 0947971327
Silver Link Publishing, Great Britain 1989 4to. hardcover. 208pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $30.00

The Ashley Book of Knots
Ashley, Clifford W.
Book Number: 65922
ISBN: 057109659x
Faber & Faber, London, 1983. 4to. hardcover 610pp. index. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $75.00

The Blue Planet : A Natural History of the Oceans
Byatt, Andrew; Fothergill, Alastair; Holmes, Martha
Book Number: 65928
ISBN: 0563384980
BBC. 2001 Lage Square 4to. hardcover. 384pp. index, colour illus. very good, top edge wavy. / very good d/w with faded spine & curled top front edge.
Price: $25.00

Heroes at Sea. Identifies 1,800 Australian Prisoners of War and internees lost at Sea in World War II
Wall, Don
Book Number: 55195
ISBN: 0646035789
D. Wall. Mona Vale, Sydney. 1991 8vo. softcover. 191pp. index. b/w photos. Near Fine, inscribed & signed by author.
Price: $35.00

Bligh. Master Mariner
Mundle, Robert
Book Number: 62274
ISBN: 9780733625060
Hachette, Australia 2010 8vo hardcover 368pp index, colour illus. Very Good . / Near Fine d/w.
Price: $16.00

Sailing Tall: Around the World on the Square-rigged Passat (1946-1948)
Wood, Max
Book Number: 65854
ISBN: 1574091891
Seafarer Books, U.K. 2004. 8vo. softcover. 149pp. b/w drawings, b/w plates. Very good, page edges lightly toned.
Price: $12.00

Sea Jargon : A Dictionary of the Unwritten Language of the Sea
Lind, Clive A.
Book Number: 65858
ISBN: 0949924229
Kangaroo Press 1983. 8vo hardcover 160pp, b/w illus. very good, owner's signature on fep. / very good d/w.
Price: $15.00

Australian seashores: A guide to the temperate shores for the beach-lover, the naturalist, the shore-fisherman, and the student : W.J. Dakin''s classic study (Unknown Binding)
Dakin, William J. Revised & illustrated by Isobel Bennett.
Book Number: 65770
ISBN: 0207155615
North Ryde, NSW Angus & Robertson Publishers 1987 Oblong 4to hardcover 411pp index, colour & b/w illus. Good, pages slightly wavy / very good d/w.
Price: $18.00

Exploring Tidal Waters on Australia's Temperate Coast
Colman, Phil and Peter Mitchell
Book Number: 64633
ISBN: 9780646553115
Groundtruth Consulting Australia 2011 Tall 8vo. Softcover, 100pp. New. Well illustrated throughout with photographic colour examples. Written in plain english with a Jargon explanation and a glossary. A look at coastal shore platforms at low tide. One third of the NSW coast is rocky cliffs and shore platforms, but most people ignore these and go the the beach. This book will help you discover some of the magic on shore platforms. Any rock platform will do as similar scenes and creatures can be found all along Australia's temperate coast and in many other parts of the world.
Price: $20.00

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