"The startling truth about one of the most fateful of all disasters of the sea."
302 pp. photo sections all B&W historic. Index Hard cover dust cover small tears in places. Binding and pages Very Fine condition
A serious hsitory of the ship from inception, design construction, many voyages and final tragedy.
An elegantly produced deeply researched of the company with such strong links to Australia.
From early steam ships up to Oriana and the first purpose built cruise ships.
240 pp over 200 photos drawings and paintings. many in colour except historic B&W. Large index
soft cover very good condition slight crease in top RHS fron cover and some minor scuffing
A study of preserved steamships across the world. Details such as builder engines boiler type dimensions are all given plus a potted history of each. Included are Lady Hopetoun, and Murray paddle wheelers, as well as US stern paddle wheelers, pleasure steamers, tugs, and ferries.
There is an enthralling and technically detailed chapter on Turbinia, Charles Parsons' successful steam turbine launch which caused a sensation by running rings around the Royal Navy's fastest vessels at the Spithead Review of 1897.
138 pp. published 1965 by the author. paperback. over 100 photos all B&W
Fair condition with some scuffing and signs of wear on the spine
A scholarly work following the advances in ship design from ancient Egypt to Drake's Golden Hind to WWII and what is to become. pub. 1957
232 pp. some colour plates, many drawings, glossary. For the historian.
book fine condition no dents. dustcover badly torn but fully protected by clear contact plastic
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