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Ships, Seafaring, Navigation

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Ships, Seafaring, Navigation

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1 Almqvist, Bertil The Vasa Saga
Belgium Bonniers Junior Forlag AB 1990 9148390933 / 9789148390938 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
23 pp. Corners of illustrated laminated boards a little bumped. Internally unmarked, bright and solidly bound. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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2 Bickel, Lennard Shackleton's Forgotten Argonauts
Melbourne Macmillan 1982 0333338677 / 9780333338674 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiii, 230 pp. Dustwrapper, now protected, is not price clipped and is just slightly discoloured along upper edge. Light foxing to upper edge of text block. A little edgewear to red cloth boards. Internally as new. 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Scale Model Warships, Bowen, John, editor
3 Bowen, John, editor Scale Model Warships
Greenwich Conway Maritime Press 1978 085177070X First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Small Quarto 
191 pp. Extremely light edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Light wear to lower board edges. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. Black-and-white line drawings, diagrams and photos throughout. "Moving from sources of information through the construction of hull, deck and superstructure, to gun mountings and deck fittings. A chapter by an expert warship modeller covers each of these general topics, followed by sections specifically concerning miniature models, powerplant and radio control, and plastic kits, concluding with a detailed bibliography. Over 120 plans and diagrams, and 150 photos carefully chosen for their reference value." 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition, Cookman, Scott
4 Cookman, Scott Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition
New York Wiley 2000 0471377902 / 9780471377900 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
244 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing to upper edge of text block. Internally as new. Black-and-white illustrations in the text. Bibliography, index. "For a century and a half, the question of what happened to the Franklin Expedition -- the worst disaster in the history of polar exploration -- has remained a puzzle. Now, based on original research in British Admiralty records, author Scott Cookman re-creates the full story of the ill-fated expedition and reveals a frightening new explanation for one of the most enduring mysteries in the annals of exploration." -- Nathan Miller (We will be including, gratis, a nice copy of Franklin's account of his earlier (1819) polar expedition, "Journey to the Polar Sea", Konemann Travel Classics, with this order. Unfortunately, only to addresses within Australia.) 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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5 Coutts, Craig Coastal Yacht Navigation
Sydney Cassell and Company Ltd. 1981 0726914096 / 9780726914096 First Soft Cover Fair Octavo 
v, 146 pp. Diagrams, maps, illustrations. First pages up to pg 4 detached from binding. Wraps with light general and edgewear. Page edges and margins lightly yellowed. 
Price: 16.00 AUD
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Spice Adventurers: The Original Logs of the Ship Gelderland 1601-1603, De Jong, Adriaan
6 De Jong, Adriaan Spice Adventurers: The Original Logs of the Ship Gelderland 1601-1603
Fremantle Duyfken 1606 Replica Foundation 2002 0958053618 / 9780958053617 First Paperback Near Fine Folio 
216 pp. Very light wear (creases, scuffing) to lower edge of covers and text block. All else as new. Gatefold flaps. Reproductions of coloured antique maps inside front and back covers. Black-and-white illustrations throughout. "Exploring new lands, trading for a fortune in spices, battling for the domination of the spice trade. Exorcisms, keel-hauling, deaths at sea, discovering exotic birds and fish." 
Price: 40.00 AUD
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Mr. Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power, and Theatre on the Bounty, Dening, Greg
7 Dening, Greg Mr. Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power, and Theatre on the Bounty
Cambridge and New York Cambridge University Press 1992 0521383706 / 9780521383707 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
445 pp. Light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. Small spot of erasure abrasion to front free endpaper. A few (coffee?) stains to edges of text block. Internally unmarked; solidly bound. List of Illustrations; Notes; Reference Bibliography; Index. "Greg Dening has produced a powerful new account of an event that has, over two centuries, helped to define our modern understandings of tyranny and resistance. His tale about Bligh and the mutineers is imaginative and learned, engaging and entertaining, much to be enjoyed by anyone interested in the society and culture of wooden ships and iron men." -- Marcus Rediker, Georgetown University 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Bounty: An Ethnographic History (Melbourne University History Monographs, 1), Dening, Greg
8 Dening, Greg The Bounty: An Ethnographic History (Melbourne University History Monographs, 1)
Parkville History Department, University of Melbourne 1988 0868398209 / 9780868398204 First Paperback Very Good Small Octavo 
119 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated covers; warping to upper front cover, no other sign of staining. Faint pencilled price mark to first page; otherwise internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Black-and-white drawings, maps. Includes Reflection: History as a Symbol Science. Sources. 
Price: 50.00 AUD
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9 Hackney, Noel C. L. Mayflower: Classic Ships No 2, Their History and How to Model Them
London Patrick Stephens 1970 0850590582 / 9780850590586 First Hard Cover Good No Jacket Quarto 
80 pp. Light general and edgewear to illustrated laminated boards. Light yellowing to page edges. Gift inscription inked to front pastedown. Internally unmarked and solidly bound. Diagrams of ships to eps. Illustrated with b/w photos, drawings, diagrams. 
Price: 18.00 AUD
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North to Matsumae: Australian Whalers to Japan, Jones, Noreen
10 Jones, Noreen North to Matsumae: Australian Whalers to Japan
Crawley, Western Australia University of Western Australia Press 2008 098029651X / 9780980296518 First Paperback Near Fine Octavo 
208 pp. Very light edgewear to illustrated covers. All else as new. Colour plates; notes; bibliography; index. "Shipwreck, mutiny, massacre and imprisonment. The early 19th-century was the zenith of the international whaling industry as ships from the United States, Britain and Australia all plied their bloody trade off the coast of Japan." 
Price: 25.00 AUD
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11 Knox-Johnston, Robin The Columbus Venture
London BBC Books 1991 0563360909 / 9780563360902 First Fine Near Fine Octavo 
208 pp. A few fine wrinkles to edges of unclipped dw. Illustrated with b/w maps, diagrams and drawings, and colour and b/w plates. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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12 Kozak, Jaromir Ships: A Concise Guide in Colour
London Hamlyn 1973 0600379728 / 9780600379720 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall Pospil, Premysl & Rada, Miroslaw 
251 pp. Light soiling to top and fore-edge. Internally clean and solidly bound. Colour drawings, tables. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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13 Lefroy, Mike Captain Cook's Endeavour
Fremantle, Australia H.M. Bark Endeavour Foundation Paperback Good+ Quarto Rick Martin 
64 pp. Light wear to illustrated wraps. Stapled spine. Corners a little curled. "National Maritime Museum" sticker to inside front cover. Internally unmarked. 
Price: 22.00 AUD
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14 Majdalany, Fred The Red Rocks of Eddystone: The Story of the Eddystone Lighthouses
London Arrow Books Ltd. 1962 Reprint Paperback Fair Quarto 
241 pp. B&W plates section. Wraps quite worn, creased, particularly at edges and spine. Old prices written on front cover. Page edges very yellowed. Page margins lightly yellowed. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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The Fury of the Northmen: Saints, Shrines and Sea-raiders in the Viking Age AD 793-878, Marsden, John
15 Marsden, John The Fury of the Northmen: Saints, Shrines and Sea-raiders in the Viking Age AD 793-878
London Kyle Cathie 1993 1856260925 / 9781856260923 First Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Octavo 
194 pp. Light wear to upper edge of unclipped dustjacket. Faint dust foxing and a few small stains to fore-edge. All else as new. Maps, colour illustrations, chronology, bibliography, index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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The Queen's Corsair: Drake's Journey of Circumnavigation, 1577-1580, McKee, Alexander
16 McKee, Alexander The Queen's Corsair: Drake's Journey of Circumnavigation, 1577-1580
London Souvenir Press 1978 0285623397 / 9780285623392 First Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Octavo 
320 pp. Very light general and edgewear to unclipped dustjacket. A few speckles to upper edge of text block. Internally clean, bright, solidly bound. Maps to endpapers. Black-and-white plates. Sources, index. 
Price: 20.00 AUD
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17 Munro-Smith, R. Merchant Ships and Shipping
Sydney, Australia, New York Hutchinson 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
xiv, 249 pp. Occasional B&W photos and illustrations. Page edges very lightly yellowed, sticker residue to flyleaf, boards with light edgewear. Dustjacket price-clipped, with "McGill's" sticker to front flap, somewhat rubbed, with light edgewear. Original dustjacket laminate starting to separate at spine. 
Price: 15.00 AUD
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Seamanship 1862, Nares, George S. Introduction by David R. MacGregor
18 Nares, George S. Introduction by David R. MacGregor Seamanship 1862
Surrey Unwin Brothers Ltd 1979 0905418379 / 9780905418377 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Facsimile Octavo 
xi, 224 pp + index and adverts. A few tiny creases to dj at ends of backstrip, which is slightly abraded (possibly nibbled), obliterating the first line of the "N" in "Nares". Slight dusting to upper edge of text block. Blue boards are square and unbumped, with just a shadow of edgewear to the ends of spine. Internally as new. 'Facsimile reprint of 1860 Seamanship Manual of the Victorian "Sailing Navy", covering rigging, navigation, ship handling, boats, anchors and all other aspects of the mariner's work in extensive and fascinating detail.' 308 listed b/w drawings. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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Rule Britannia: The Victorian and Edwardian Navy, Padfield, Peter
19 Padfield, Peter Rule Britannia: The Victorian and Edwardian Navy
London Routledge & Kegan Paul 1981 0710007744 / 9780710007742 First Hard Cover Very Good Good + Octavo 
246 pp. Very light edgewear to unclipped dustwrapper; faint foxing and a crease to front flap. Blue boards clean and square with bright gilt lettering to spine. Some foxing to upper and fore-edges of text block. Prev. owner's details tidily inked to front pastedown. Illustrated with b/w drawings, photos, diagrams. 
Price: 24.00 AUD
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20 Paine, Lincoln Ships of the World; An Historical Encyclopedia
London Conway 1997 0851777708 / 9780851777702 Reprint Paperback Very Good Duodecimo 
xiv, 679 pp. Light edgewear to illustrated wraps. Spine is uncreased. Light wear to edges of text block. A few smudges, a crease, and some yellowing to upper corners of first few pages. Otherwise internally clean and solidly bound. Colour and b/w illustrations, maps. 
Price: 35.00 AUD
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