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There are 227 books in this catalogue.
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

Killer Whale Saga of Miracle
Jeune, Paul
Book Number: 46276
ISBN: 077104416X
McClelland & Stewart 1979 8vo hardcover 224pp index, b/w illus. very good, owner's stamp on fep. / good+ foxed d/w with a small tear top edge.
Price: $15.00

The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction : Wood and West System Materials. 5th edition.
Gougeon Brothers
Book Number: 65690
ISBN: 1878207504
Michigan, USA: Gougeon Brothers, 2005 4to. hardcover. 297pp. index, b/w illus. very good+, owner's atamp on fep
Price: $75.00

War Fish
Grider, George & Sims, Lydel
Book Number: 65692
Cassell London, 1959. 8vo. hardcover. 215pp. Good, some foxing, small amout of insrct damage to edge of front ednpaper & half title. / Good w/e chipped at spine ends, with some small tears on edges.
Price: $45.00

The Complete Encyclopedia of Submarines 1578-2006
The Complete Encyclopedia of Submarines 1578-2006 Batchelor, John and Chant, Chris
Book Number: 65620
ISBN: 9036624541
Rebo Publishers 2009. Large 8vo. hardcover. 363pp. index, colour ilus. Very good=. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00

Naval Warfare In The Age Of Sail: War Sea 1756-1815
Ireland, Bernard
Book Number: 65551
ISBN: 0007109458
Harper Collins, London, 2000. 4to. softcover. 240pp. index, colour illus. Very good+, owner's name on fep.
Price: $18.00

Muck Diving: a diver's guide to the wonderful world of critters.
Marsh, Nigel
Book Number: 65524
ISBN: 9781921517815
New Holland Publishers, 2017. 8vo. softcover. 352pp. index, colour illus. Very good+. in plastic cover.
Price: $15.00

Van Nostrand's Standard Catalog Of Shells
Wagner, Robert J.L. & Abbott, R. Tucker
Book Number: 65110
Van Nostrand, 1967. 2nd edition. 8vo. softcover. 303pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small crease on cover corner.
Price: $15.00

The History of American Sailing Ships
Chapelle, Howard I
Book Number: 64988
ISBN: 0517023326
Bonanza Books, New York. Reprint. Small 4to. hardcover. 400pp. b/w illus. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00

North Head Goes South
Mead, Tom
Book Number: 64916
Newspaper and Media Services, Manly, 1987. 8vo. stapled wraps. softcover. 48pp. colour & b/w illus. Near Fine.
Price: $12.00

Sunny Lands and Seas: A Voyage in the SS. 'Ceylon'
Wilkinson, Hugh
Book Number: 64803
John Murray, London, 1883. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 315pp. b/w illus. folding map. Good, some marks on rear board, rubbing & some repair along rear edge of spine, 5cm tear to top of front hinge(repaired). Notes made during a five months tour in India- The Straits Settlements- Manila- China- Japan- The Sandwich Islands- and California.
Price: $150.00

Book Number: 60339
ISBN: 0753813343
Weidenfeld and Nicholson 2001 8vo softcover 239pp index, b/w illus. very good . Selkirk was a pirate and a buccaneer who sailed on the South Seas on looting expeditions for gold and treasure. In 1703 he joined an expedition whose object was to plunder French and Spanish ships. Conditions on the ship were appalling; scurvy, dysentery and typhus flourished and most of the crew died or went mad. Eventually they reached the island of Juan Fernandez 400 miles off the coast of Chile where Selkirk opted to maroon himself. Suddenly solitude and silence were imposed and his only relationship was to the island and to himself. He learnt to kill goats with cudgels and use their skins for coats and shoes. He hollowed out a canoe and circumnavigated the island. He wished there were a woman on the island, but perhaps he used the goats he had tamed for his sexual satisfaction. Gradually he found that company was not essential and that he was the Governor of this island, afraid of nothing it contained.
Price: $12.00

Middle Harbour Yacht Club: 1939-1999: The First Sixty Years
Kalytis, Julia (Editor)
Book Number: 64694
ISBN: 1876059044
Maritime Heritage Press, Sydney, 1999 4to. hardcover. 144pp. b/w illus. Good, some marks on cover. / Very good, faded d/w. Copy number 478 Signed by Commodore Rob Reynolds.
Price: $12.00

Sky and Sextant
Budlong, John P
Book Number: 64640
ISBN: 0442211406
Van Nost. Reinhold, 1975 8vo hardcover 151pp index, b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers & edges, small owner's name on title. / very good, lightly sunned d/w.
Price: $18.00

THE BUCCANEERS OF AMERICA. A True Account of the Most Remarkable Assaults Committed of Late Years Upon the Coast of the West Indies by the Buccaneers of Jamaica and Tortuga, Both English and French.
Esquemeling, John
Book Number: 64595
Routledge London N.D. 8vo. orig. cloth hardcover. 480pp. index, b/w illus. Very good.
Price: $30.00

The Privateers: a Raiding Voyage to the Great South Sea
Macliesh, Archibald Fleming and Krieger, Martin L.
Book Number: 64550
Random House, New York, 1962. 8vo. hardcover. 368pp. index. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $18.00

The Brethren of the Coast. Buccaneers of the South Seas
Kemp, Peter Kemp. Lloyd, Christopher.
Book Number: 64551
St Martin's Press, New York, 1961. 8vo. hardcover. 248pp. index, b/w illus. Very good. / Fair, chipped d/w.
Price: $18.00

Two Years in the Pacific and Arctic Oceans and China. Being a journal of every day life on board ship, interesting information in regard to the inhabitants of different countries, and the exciting events peculiar to a Whaling Voyage.
Munger, James F.
Book Number: 64552
Ye Galleon Press, Fairfield. Washington. 1967. 8vo. hardcover. 81pp. b/w illus. Very good, light foxing to cover.
Price: $25.00

Cruise Of The Conrad. A journal of a Voyage round the World, undertaken and carried out in the Ship Joseph Conrad, 212 Tons, in the Years 1934, 1935, and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies, and Cape Horn.
Villiers, Alan
Book Number: 64547
Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1952. 8vo. hardcover. 369pp. b/w illus. Good, light foxing. / no d/w.
Price: $30.00

Sea-Dogs of To-day.
Villiers, Alan
Book Number: 64549
Harrap, London, 1934. 8vo. hardcover. 284pp. Good. some foxing, covers faded, bookplate on front pastedown.
Price: $20.00

The Book of Old Ships and Something of Their Evolution and Romance
Culver, Henry B. Illustrated by Gordon Grant
Book Number: 64351
ISBN: 0517225700
Bonanza Books, New York, 1977. 4to. hardcover. 306pp. b/w illus. Very good. / very good+ d/w.
Price: $22.00

World Wide Navigation
Noble, Captain John
Book Number: 64252
ISBN: 0851745288
Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson, 1987. 8vo. hardcvoer. 224[[. index, b/w illus. endpaper maps. Very good. / Very good d/w.
Price: $20.00

THE SEA CHART. An Historical Survey based on the Collections in the National Maritime Museum.
Howse, Derek and Michael Sanderson
Book Number: 55194
ISBN: 0701803673
Melbourne, Lansdowne 1973. 4to. hardcover. 144pp. index. colour & b/w illus. very good, light foxing to endpapers. / very good d/w.
Price: $20.00

Navigation Made Easy and Familiar to the Most Common Capacity: Or the Young Sailor s Sure Guide, and Scholar s Best Instructor in the Art of Navigation.
Malham, John
Book Number: 64174
Printed for S. Crowder, in Pater-Noster Row and B.C. Collins in Salisbury 1790. Small 8vo. leather hardcover. Rebound. 480pp. Very good, some light foxing, page edges browned. title page foxed. missing original covers? or endpapers?.
Price: $3500.00

Jemmy Button
Subercaseaux, Benjamin
Book Number: 64056
MacMillian, New York 1954. 8vo. hardcover. 382pp. endpaper maps. Good, wear to spine. / poor torn d/w. Based on Captain Fitz-Roy’s Diary and Darwin’s Voyage of the Beagle. But tile author has used the historical story only as a starting point for a fascinating fictional adventure.
Price: $15.00

The Book of the Sextant, with Ancient and Modern Instruments of Navigation.
Hughes, , Arthur J.
Book Number: 63721
Glasgow, Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd, 1938. 8vo. hardcover. 90pp. Very good, top corner of cover faded, light foxing, owner's signature on fep. / poor, chipped d/w.
Price: $30.00

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