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To Beat The Clippers: The Financial Times Clipper Race 1975-6

By: Alec Beilby

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 240165

ISBN: 0713909676

Condition: Very Good Condition


At the end of August 195, four modern ocean racing yachts set out on the most demanding race ever held. They raced 27,000 miles from the Thames to Sydney and back and were out to beat the time of the great clipper Patriarch which just over a century ago, sailed the route in 136 days. Tower Bridge, Thames. FEP: Map of the first leg from Sheerness to Sydney. REP: Map of the Financial Times clipper race. Foreword by Edward Heath. 212 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing, chips and tears to edges. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Ship... View more info

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The Last of the Wind Ships

By: Basil Greenhill [Text]

Price: $45.00

Publisher: London, The Harvill Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 247970

ISBN: 1860467997

Condition: Very Good Condition


A photo-historical record of the last days of the wind-borne merchant ships. Taken during the 1920s and 1930s by Alan Villiers, a professional seaman and a narrator and geographer for the National Geographic Society, the photographs provide an insight into a real way of life. Small tear to top of spine edge. Illustrator: Alan Villiers [Photographs]. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Nautical::Ships; Ships & the Sea; Photography. ISBN: 1860467997. ISBN/EAN: 9781860467998. Inventory No: 247970. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some cou... View more info

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Sailing Ships in Words and Pictures from Papyrus Boats to Full-Riggers

By: Bjorn Landstrom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: George Allen & Unwin: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 242314

ISBN: 0046230130

Condition: Very Good Condition


Reissue of the original 1969 edition. 'Of the 399 illustrations many are in full colour; the rest in line and wash, reveal the meticulous attention to detail that makes Landstrom's books so good for reference'. 192 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small closed tears to edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical::Ships; Ships & the Sea; Maritime. ISBN: 0046230130. ISBN/EAN: 9780046230135. Inventory No: 242314. Hardcover View more info

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White Ensign 1939-1945: The Navy Goes To War

By: Chris and Tina Coulthard-Clark

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Australia, Australia Post: 1993

Seller ID: 235703

ISBN: 0642186332

Condition: Good Condition


40 pages. Light foxing to endpapers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Philately; Antiques & Collectibles; Nautical::Naval. ISBN: 0642186332. ISBN/EAN: 9780642186331. Inventory No: 235703. Hardcover View more info

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The Ship Captain's Medical Guide

By: Department of Trade

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, Her Majesty's Stationary Office: 1975

Edition: Twentieth Edition

Seller ID: 236183

ISBN: 0115102795

Condition: Very Good Condition


Reprinted with amendments. 356 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical; Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 0115102795. ISBN/EAN: 9780115102790. Inventory No: 236183. Hardcover View more info

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The Metal Fighting Ship In The Royal Navy 1860-1970

By: E. H. H. Archibald

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Blandford Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242341

ISBN: 0713705515

Condition: Good Condition


This sequel to The Wooden Fighting Ship takes up the story from 1860 offering a wide-ranging survey of every stage of development in each branch of naval construction. Besides a number of full colour plates by Ray Woodward, there are 350 profiles of individual classes reproduced in two-colour lithography. 226 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrator: Ray Woodward. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical::Naval; ISBN: 0713705515. ISBN/EAN: 9780713705515. Inventory No: 242341. Hardcover View more info

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Navy Australia: An Illustrated History

By: George Odgers

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Australia, Child & Associates: 1982

Seller ID: 245533

ISBN: 0867773901

Condition: Very Good Condition


Some light fading to front cover, 232 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Australian; Ships & the Sea; Nautical::Naval. ISBN: 0867773901. ISBN/EAN: 9780867773903. Inventory No: 245533. Hardcover View more info

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Pictorial History of Ships

By: J. H. Martin & Geoffrey Bennett

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Octopus: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 242343

ISBN: 0706406257

Condition: Very Good Condition


Recounts the development and uses of galleons, steamboats, clipper ships, ironclads, aircraft carriers, nuclearpowered warships, and modern liners 192 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Maritime; Ships & the Sea; Nautical::Ships. ISBN: 0706406257. ISBN/EAN: 9780706406252. Inventory No: 242343. Hardcover View more info

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Start to Race

By: Jeff Toghill, Tony Hill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Australia, A. H. & A. W. Reed: 1982

Seller ID: 246840

ISBN: 0589503421

Condition: Very Good Condition


80 pages. Illustrated with black and white photograph. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Nautical::Ships; Ships & the Sea; Sport::Sailing. ISBN: 0589503421. ISBN/EAN: 9780589503420. Inventory No: 246840. Hardcover View more info

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Fastnet Force 10

By: John Rousmaniere

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Nautical: 1980

Seller ID: 239941

ISBN: 0851774245

Condition: Good Condition


The Deadliest Storm in the History of Modern Sailing: It began in fine weather, then suddenly became a terrifying ordeal. A Force 10, sixty-knot storm swept across the North Atlantic with a speed that confounded forecasters, slamming into the fleet with epic fury. For twenty hours, 2,500 men and women were smashed by forty-foot breaking waves, while rescue helicopters and lifeboats struggled to save them. By the time the race was over, fifteen people had died, twenty-four crews had abandoned ship, five yachts had sunk, 136 sailors had been rescued, and only 85 boats had finished the race. John... View more info

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Great Sea Disasters - The World's Worst Sea Accidents

By: Neil Wilson

Price: $20.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Siena / Parragon: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227775

ISBN: 0752527436

Condition: Very Good


Looks at the darker side of sea exploration and travel throughout history when the lives of passengers and crew were exposed to risk and tragedy occurred. It examines in words and over 80 highly charged pictures the accidents which have shocked the world. Oblong. 96 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical::Ships; Ships & The Sea; Maritime. ISBN: 0752527436. ISBN/EAN: 9780752527437. Inventory No: 227775. Hardcover View more info

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Sailing

By: Peter Heaton

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1952

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 240161

Condition: Good Condition


Pelican Books A214. 240 pages. Foxing to Covers. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sport::Sailing; Ships & the Sea; Nautical. Inventory No: 240161. Paperback View more info

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The History of Ships

By: Peter Kemp

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Orbis Publishing: 1978

Seller ID: 242342

ISBN: 0846704994

Condition: Very Good Condition


More than two hundred fifty illustrations in colour and the accompanying text span five thousand years of man's endeavour to travel over the world's seas in ships, from the oared vessels of ancient Egypt to the container ships and nuclear submarines of today 288 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical::Ships; Ships & the Sea; Maritime. ISBN: 0846704994. ISBN/EAN: 9780846704997. Inventory No: 242342. Hardcover View more info

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The Devil's Gold

By: Ted Falcon-Baker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Nautical Publishing Company: 1969

Seller ID: 233006

ISBN: 0245597905

Condition: Good Condition


The chance discovery of some old cannons sixty feet under the water led the author to search through old archives in London and Madrid, which suggested that they came from a famous Spanish treasure ship lost in those waters in 1941. 159 pages. Light foxing to endpapers and page edges. Previous owners name on front endpaper. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical; Ships & the Sea; ISBN: 0245597905. ISBN/EAN: 9780245597909. Inventory No: 233006. Paperback View more info

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War Machines Sea from Phoenician Galleys to Polaris Submarines

By: Tom Perlmutter [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Octopus Books: 1975

Seller ID: 232771

ISBN: 0706404159

Condition: Very Good Condition


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. 140 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Nautical::Naval; Ships & the Sea; Inventory No: 232771. Hardcover View more info

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Dick Smith's Australian Marine Radio Handbook

By: Tony Clegg [Editor]

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Australia, Dick Smith management: 1983

Seller ID: 245824

ISBN: 0949772194

Condition: Very Good Condition


151 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Nautical; Sexuality & Gender; ISBN: 0949772194. ISBN/EAN: 9780949772190. Inventory No: 245824. Paperback View more info