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By Way Of Cape Horn

By Way Of Cape Horn

by Alan Villiers

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The War With Cape Horn

The War With Cape Horn

by Villiers, Alan

London: Hodder & Stoughton. 1971. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ is price-clipped and now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. xxiv, 338 pages. The story of the great square-rigged ships which rounded Cape Horn westwards well into the twentieth century. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$35.00
Age of Sail

Age of Sail

by Stanley Spicer

oblong softcover. As New. reference, index, photos, illus
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$14.00
The Wind Commands Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific

The Wind Commands Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific

by Morton, Harry

Middletown & Vancouver: Wesley University Press & University of British Columbia. 1975. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. Drawings by Don Hermasen & Paul Dwillies from original drawings and research by Peggy Morton. 498 pages. . 1st US Edition. Hardback.
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AU$40.00
The Story of the Sailing Ship

The Story of the Sailing Ship

by Mudie, Rosemary & Colin Mudie

Exeter Books : Distributed By Bookthrift. Near Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. 1980. 1st Edition; 2nd Printing. Hardcover. In over 150 illustrations this book traces the story of sailing ships from the reed boats of the ancient Mediterranean civilizations to the development of steam, from the great ships of the Portuguese and Spanish voyagers to the exotic junks, dhows and barges of China and the Far East. Whenever possible, all books are shipped with delivery confirmation from the biggest little... Read more
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$16.50
The Last of the Windjammers. 2 volume set. 1966

The Last of the Windjammers. 2 volume set. 1966

by Lubbock, Basil

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd. VG: in very good condition with rubbed and chipped dust jackets. 1969. Reprint. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover. 250mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). xiv, 518pp; xv, 448pp + plates. 200 b/w plates & 32 fold-out plans. Published 1966 & 1969. Heavy set - extra shipping needed for overseas. .
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£56.00
Tall Ships and the Cutty Sark Races

Tall Ships and the Cutty Sark Races

by Bishop, Paul

Henley: Aiden Ellis Publishing. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1994. First Edition. White hardback cloth cover. 260mm x 200mm (10" x 8"). 160pp. .
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£15.60
The Replica of H N Bark Endeavour The Story So Far  1987-1994

The Replica of H N Bark Endeavour The Story So Far 1987-1994

by Lefroy, Mike [edited by]

Fremantle. 1995. Oblong Octavo Size [approx 22.8 x 15.3cm] . Very Good condition - Card Covers. Illustrated with Colour photographs. 51 pages A pictorial record of the building of the replica of Captain Cook's famous ship. . 1st Edition. Softcover.
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AU$13.00
The Evolution of the Sailing Ship 1250-1580

The Evolution of the Sailing Ship 1250-1580

by Greenhill, Basil

London: Conway Maritime Press. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1995. First Edition. Blue hardback cloth cover. 220mm x 140mm (9" x 6"). 264pp. .
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£9.60
The Clipper Ship Era.  An epitome of famous American and British clipper ships, their owners, builders, commanders, and crews 1843-1869.

The Clipper Ship Era. An epitome of famous American and British clipper ships, their owners, builders, commanders, and crews 1843-1869.

by Clark, Arthur H

Riverside, Conn: 7 C's Press Inc. No Date1970. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Good Dustjacket - now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ is mildly age-toned with chipping to spine ends and corners. Illustrated with black and white plates and drawings. Colour frontispiece. 404 pages. Includes two chapters on Australian clipper ships and Australian voyages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . 2nd Edition Revised. Hardback.
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AU$38.00
Captain Fraser's Voyages 1865 - 1892

Captain Fraser's Voyages 1865 - 1892

by Gee, Marjory

London: Stanford Maritime. 1979. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ spine a little sunned & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White Plates. 217 pages . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$15.00
Square Rigger Round the Horn The Making of a Sailor

Square Rigger Round the Horn The Making of a Sailor

by Wilmore, C. Ray

Camden, Maine: International Marine Publishing Company. 1972. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good [priceclipped] Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. DJ a little rubbed. Illustrated with Black and White Photographs. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 220 pages + plates. The author's first deep sea voyage in 1911. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$30.00
A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in H.M.S. Calcutta 1803-1804

A Short Account of a Voyage Round the Globe in H.M.S. Calcutta 1803-1804

by Pateshall, Nicholas; edited by Marjorie Tipping

Melbourne: Queensbury Hill Press. 1980. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket has a small blemish in top right corner of face and is now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Still a nice copy. Blue boards with gilt decoration to front and lettering to spine. Black & white illustrations. 93 pages. Edited, with an Introduction by Marjorie Tipping, the journal of Nicholas Pateshall, Third Lieutenant on the convict ship, H.M.S. Calcutta. . 1st... Read more
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AU$18.00
FALIE Portrait of a Coastal Trader (Signed copy)

FALIE Portrait of a Coastal Trader (Signed copy)

by Sexton, Robert and Pickhaver, Gordon

Adelaide: Falie Project. 1985. Oblong Octavo Size [18x25cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket - now protected in a purpose-made plastic sleeve. Reinforced binding. Illustrated with Black and White & Colour Photographs as well as black and white maps and diagrams. Signed by both authors on the Title Page 114 pages. The Falie is a 46-metre (151 ft) ketch that traded for many years in Australian waters. Originally built in 1919 as the motor schooner collier Hollands Trouw, she was... Read more
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AU$50.00
The Landsman's Lexicon

The Landsman's Lexicon

by Orient Line

[London]: Orient Line. G: in Good condition without dust jacket as issued. [1950]. Reprint. Card covers. 150mm x 120mm (6" x 5"). 32pp. .
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£8.60
The first frigates

The first frigates

by Gardiner, Robert [editor] and National Maritime Museum (Great Britain)

Conway Maritime, London, 1992, first ed., 127 p. ill.b/w plans, includes index. good plus, previous owner book plate, book review from IJMH,* taped on back board, small bump to bds. dust jacket minor nicks. Covers the history of the frigate and design with the internal ship arrangement, rigging and armament. These ships were used during the time of Nelson. (*International Journal of Maritime History).
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CA$125.00
The Short Tall Ship. Recollections of the Life and Existence of a Cadet Aboard Massachusetts Nautical School's U.S.S. Nantucket, September 1922 - September 1924. Signed copy

The Short Tall Ship. Recollections of the Life and Existence of a Cadet Aboard Massachusetts Nautical School's U.S.S. Nantucket, September 1922 - September 1924. Signed copy

by Gale, Robert S

London: Vantage Press Inc. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Navy blue hardback laquered cloth cover. 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). xiii, 62pp. Signed and dedicated by author on half title. .
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£46.00
A Life on the Ocean Wave :  The Journals of Captain George Bayly 1824 - 1844

A Life on the Ocean Wave : The Journals of Captain George Bayly 1824 - 1844

by Bayly, George Captain; Statham, Pamela and Erickson, Rica[Edtied by]

Melbourne: The Miegunyah Press. 1998. Octavo Size [approx 15.5 x 22.8cm]. Near Fine copy in Near Fine dustjacket. DJ now protected in purpose-made plastic sleeve. An excellent copy. Ribbon marker. Illustrated with colour plates. Black and white maps and drawings. 364 pages Captain Bayly made eleven extended voyages around the world in 20 years, visiting most major ports between the Cape of Good Hope and Cape Horn. . 1st Edition. Hardback.
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AU$50.00
The Last of the Windjammers. 2 volume set. 1975

The Last of the Windjammers. 2 volume set. 1975

by Lubbock, Basil

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd. VG : in very good condition with dust jackets. 1975. Reprint. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover. 250mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). xiv, 518pp; xv, 448pp + plates. 200 b/w plates & 32 fold-out plans. Published 1975 & 1976. Heavy set - extra shipping needed for overseas. .
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£66.00
By Way of Cape Horn

By Way of Cape Horn

by VILLIERS, ALAN

London, Geoffrey Bles, (1930).. First Edition; 8vo; pp. xii, 227; map endpapers, list of illustrations; original blue cloth, lettered in gilt on front and spine; spine browned, page edges flecked, mark on front of cloth; a good copy.
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AU$125.00
The Last of the Windjammers. 2 volume set. 1927

The Last of the Windjammers. 2 volume set. 1927

by Lubbock, Basil

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover lightly rubbed. Some light foxing and browning to endpapers. 1927. Reprint. Blue/gilt hardback cloth cover. 250mm x 190mm (10" x 7"). xiv, 518pp; xv, 443pp. Published 1927 and 1935. Heavy set - extra shipping needed for overseas. .
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£66.00
Great Classic Sailing Ships

Great Classic Sailing Ships

by Giggal, Kenneth [paintings by Cornelis de Vries]

London: Chancellor Press. 1996. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. Light wear to dustjacket edges and corners. Full page colour paintings by Cornelis de Vries. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 128 pages. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$20.00
BY WAY OF CAPE HORN

BY WAY OF CAPE HORN

by VILLIERS, Alan

Hodder & Stoughton, London, 1952. 8vo.pp.265, 16 black & white photographs and a map.Some pale foxing to the endpapers.Original blue cloth hardcover in price clipped slightly chipped dust wrapper. A very good copy.
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AU$38.00
The Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers

The Coolie Ships and Oil Sailers

by Lubbock, Basil

Glasgow: Brown, Son & Ferguson. 1955. Small Quarto Size [approx 17.5cm x 24cm]. Near Fine copy in Very Good dustjacket. Dustjacket is a little rubbed & price-clipped & now protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Illustrated with Black and White plates. 180 pages. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. . Reprint. Hardback.
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AU$60.00
The Frigates. An Account of the Lighter Warships of the Napoleonioc Wars

The Frigates. An Account of the Lighter Warships of the Napoleonioc Wars

by Henderson, James

London: Leo Cooper. VG : in very good condition with dust jacket. 1994. Reprint. Blue hardback boards with buff cloth spine. 210mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). xiii, 176pp,. .
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£7.60
Tall Ships The Golden Age of Sail

Tall Ships The Golden Age of Sail

by McCutchan, Philip

London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1976. Quarto Size [approx 24cm x 30.5cm]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. A nice copy. Some creasing to the edges of front and rear DJ flaps. Illustrated with Colour and Black & White Photographs. Previous owner's details (neat stamp) to front pastedown, hidden by the front flap.. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 160 pages. . 1st Edition. Hardcover.
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AU$24.00