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Amaretto

Amaretto

by Upton, Joe

Regiment For the Sea, A

Regiment For the Sea, A

by Bourne, William

Self-contained celestial navigation with H.O. 208

Self-contained celestial navigation with H.O. 208

by Letcher, John S. and Joseph Young Dreisonstok

International Marine Pub., Camden, 1977 first edition, 229 p., includes H.O. no. 208, Navigation tables for mariners and aviators, sixth edition by Dreisonstok, index and b/w ill. Very good/very good. The principles of celestial navigation are covered very clearly and concisely without resorting to convoluted mathematics. The practical side is also covered in a manner that clearly displays the author's considerable expertise and first hand experience and use of tables.
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CA$90.00
Margins of the Sea

Margins of the Sea

by John Morton & Ronald Cometti

An overview of New Zealand's coasts, profusely illustrated in colour with Ronald Cometti's artwork.
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NZ$25.00
Navigation for Yachtsmen (Third Edition)

Navigation for Yachtsmen (Third Edition)

by Blewitt, Mary

Stanford Maritime, Limited, London, 1974. Reprint. Hardcover (Laminated Boards). Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. Illustrator: Illustrated. Foreword to the first edition by Captain John Illingworth, preface by author appendix an index. The text is illustrated with numerous figures and illustrations. Photographic laminated boards with black and white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. Title says it all. Rubbing of the book corners, backstrip corners... Read more
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AU$12.74
The Cruise of Acheron -- ‘Her Majesty’s Steam Vessel on Survey in New Zealand Waters 1848-1851’

The Cruise of Acheron -- ‘Her Majesty’s Steam Vessel on Survey in New Zealand Waters 1848-1851’

by Sheila Natusch

An account of the Naval Survey of NZ by British, 1848-1851, accompanied by b&w illus and photos.
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NZ$25.00
The Southern Districts of New Zealand

The Southern Districts of New Zealand

by Edward Shortland

'A Journal with Passing Notices on the Customs of the Aborigines' containing b&w illus + foldout maps.
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NZ$45.00
Memoire sur l'Astronomie Nautique, Dans lequel, 1, on discute plusierus methodes pour avoir l'heure et la latitude du Vaisseaux; 2, on arrive, par des considerations geometriques, a des formules tres simples pour calculer l'influence des erreurs d'observation sur les resultats conclus; 3, enfin, on explique la formation et l'usage de quatre Tables nouvelles et tres commodes pour avoir les erreurs des resultats, et pour juger aussi des circonstances les plus favorables;

Memoire sur l'Astronomie Nautique, Dans lequel, 1, on discute plusierus methodes pour avoir l'heure et la latitude du Vaisseaux; 2, on arrive, par des considerations geometriques, a des formules tres simples pour calculer l'influence des erreurs d'observation sur les resultats conclus; 3, enfin, on explique la formation et l'usage de quatre Tables nouvelles et tres commodes pour avoir les erreurs des resultats, et pour juger aussi des circonstances les plus favorables;

by Mazure-Duhamel, M

Paris: Bachelier, gendre Courcier, successeur de Mme Ve Courcier, 1822. First Edition. Wraps. Very Good. First Edition. VIII + 84 pages + [16] pages (tables, last blank) + 2 folding plates. Page 84 is errata. Complete. 8 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches. 4to. Original but intended temporary binder's reddish paper wrappers loose from text block where the half-title is glued down. Large folding plate page 21. An uncut, unopened copy. Old temporary plain paper spine reinforcement. Printed on laid paper. Wraps. J. A.... Read more
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$275.00
Beginners Book of Navigation

Beginners Book of Navigation

by Barbara Webb

1976. Reprint. Soft-covers. Good +. 144 pages with lots of diagrams; Slightly cracked & dog-eared, but clean
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NZ$11.00
Pacific Explorer

Pacific Explorer

by John Dunmore

Biography of the eighteenth-century Pacific Explorer La Perouse, accompanied by b+w illustrations.
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NZ$45.00
The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

The Discovery of the Pacific Islands

by Andrew Sharp

European Discovery of the Pacific Islands by Andrew Sharp accompanied by b+w illustrations.
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NZ$35.00
Southern Alps

Southern Alps

by Alison Ballance

NZ's Southern Alps, accompanied by colour illustrations.
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NZ$80.00
Duperrey's Visit to New Zealand in 1824

Duperrey's Visit to New Zealand in 1824

by Andrew Sharp

This book compiles extracts from 4 different French accounts of the Duperry's 1824 expedition to NZ, translated into English. Accompanied by b+w illustrations and 2 foldout map inserts.
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NZ$30.00
Modern Seamanship A Comprehensive Reference Guide For All Recreational Boaters

Modern Seamanship A Comprehensive Reference Guide For All Recreational Boaters

by Dodds, Don

Gramercy Books, New York, 2000. Reprint. Hardcover (Laminated Illustrated Boards). Very Good Condition/Very Good. The dustjacket shows no damage, the hardcover binding similarly shows no damage, there is a small mark next to the spine on the top edge but no damage to the margins of the book. Illustrated with diagrams and example maps, the book covers additional and modern navigation and sailing as well as etiquette and common boating customs with five appendices providing additional information on... Read more
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AU$20.02
Two Voyages to the South Seas -- D'Urville

Two Voyages to the South Seas -- D'Urville

by Helen Rosenman

Helen Rosenman's translation and retelling of Captain Jules S.C. Dumont D'urville's two 19th Century voyages to the Pacific and Anatarctica, accompanied by b+w illustrations.
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NZ$30.00
Air Navigation British Empire Edition

Air Navigation British Empire Edition

by Weems, P. V. H. ; Revised and Edited by Arthur J. Hughes andP.F. Everitt

London: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company. 1942. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition. Tiny bump to edge of rear cover, apart from that the book is immaculate. Previous owner's details to front free end paper. Illustrated with Black & White Photographs and Drawings. xii, 519 pages. In the interests of wartime paper economy this edition was published without the rear map in pocket which came with the first edition. This was made possible by slight editions to the text.... Read more
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AU$75.00
The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-Keeper, with Plates of the Same. Published by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude

The Principles of Mr. Harrison's Time-Keeper, with Plates of the Same. Published by Order of the Commissioners of Longitude

by [HARRISON, John]

Ten folding engraved plates. 31 pp. Large 4to, cont. half-calf & marbled boards, spine gilt, red morocco lettering piece on spine. London: Printed by W. Richardson & S. Clark; and sold by J. Nourse & Mess. Mount & Page, 1767. <P>[bound with]:<P>MASKELYNE, Nevil. An Account of the Going of Mr. John Harrison's Watch, at the Royal Observatory, from May 6th, 1766 to March 4th, 1767. Together with the Original Observations and Calculations of the Same...Published by Order of... Read more
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$125,000.00
The Orpheus Disaster

The Orpheus Disaster

by Thayer Fairburn

A book on the 1863 'Orpheus' Shipwreck, a NZ Maritime Disaster, containing b+w photos and illustrations.
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NZ$60.00
Of Signals, Ships and Sundry Snippets

Of Signals, Ships and Sundry Snippets

by Margaret de Jardine

3rd and final volume in Margaret Jardine's series on the maritime history of Taranaki, NZ, signed by author and illustrated with b+w photos.
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NZ$40.00
Myth and Mystery; Who were the First Europeans to Visit New Zealand?

Myth and Mystery; Who were the First Europeans to Visit New Zealand?

by John Tasker

An alternative View on the European Discovery of NZ accompanied by b&w illus and photos.
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NZ$25.00
Castlebay to Cape Wrath (The Yachtsman&#39;s Pilot to the West Coast of Scotland)
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£10.30
Lost on Everest

Lost on Everest

by Peter Firstbrook

Account of Making BBC Film 'Lost on Everest' with b+w photos.
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NZ$25.00
A Regiment for the Sea (The Hakluyt Society)

A Regiment for the Sea (The Hakluyt Society)

by Bourne, William

London, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 1963 The dust jacket is in poor condition, with heavy wear and tear on the edges and spine, and extensive foxing. The spine is tanned. The page edges are lightly tanned and foxed. 464 pages. Books listed here are not stored at the shop. Please contact us if you want to pick up a book from Newtown.. Hardcover. Good/Poor.
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AU$38.50
Encyclopedia of Nautical Knowledge

Encyclopedia of Nautical Knowledge

by McEwen, W.A. and A.H. Lewis

Cambridge, MA: Cornell Maritime Press. Very Good- in Good dust jacket. 1953. First Edition. Hardcover. Navy blue cloth binding rubbed at extremities; boards soiled; paste-downs & endpapers lightly foxed, else bright & tight. Dj rubbed, soiled, foxed, and creased; impression of writing on front panel, now protected by mylar cover. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 618 pages .
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$20.00
Crinan to Canna (Yachtsman&#39;s Pilot to the West Coast of Scotland)

Crinan to Canna (Yachtsman's Pilot to the West Coast of Scotland)

by Lawrence, Martin

Paperback. Very Good.
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£22.10
Yankee Stargazer.  The Life of Nathaniel Bowditch

Yankee Stargazer. The Life of Nathaniel Bowditch

by Berry, Robert Elton

New York: Whittlesey House. 1941. Large octavo size [16x24cm approx]. Very Good condition in Very Good Dustjacket. DJ protected in our purpose-made plastic sleeve. DJ rubbed at edges with some chipping to corners and spine ends; DJ spine lightly faded. Previous owner's details to preliminary pages. Illustrated with Black and White plates. Maps to endpapers. Robust, professional packaging and tracking provided for all parcels. 234 pages. Nathaniel Bowditch was an early American mathematician... Read more
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AU$150.00
A History of Civil Aviation in New Zealand

A History of Civil Aviation in New Zealand

by Maurice E. McGreal

A History of Civil Aviation in NZ from 1912-1992, illustrated with b+w photos.
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NZ$30.00