The first book published to describe the discovery, assessment and recovery process, and first steps in restoration, of the rusted hulk of James Craig in Recherche Bay Tasmania. 32 pp. soft cover full colour except historic B&W pub. 1978.
Liberally illustrated .
Fair condition with scuffed covers and evidence of old labels
An important work of history detailing the once all-encompassing shipping up and down the NSW coast. Each port is dealt with in detail. Many reminiscences by the men of those seas. By the author of 'The Islands of Sydney Harbour'
218 pp. over 150 photos all B&W full index
published 2001 by Waterways. soft cover
Fine condition with some scuffing of edges
A history of large sailing ships, but most of all a pictorial and detailed text study of the great survivors .
222 pp. over 350 photos all colour exc. historic B&W. Many fine paintings pub. 2014
A very elegant publication. Very good condition
A definitive history of the long lasting rivalry between shipowners and whole nations for the honour of offering the fastest Atlantic crossing. From earliest records to USS United States.
Every ship, its specifications, history, builders owners etc. is described, as well as the intensity (and cost) of the competition. A very satisfying read for any maritime fan.
192 pp. in Very Fine condition. The dust jacket is protected by a laminated plastic film
approx 50 photos all B&W. index of vessels and builders and lines