The Master Mariner by Nicholas Monsarrat book 1 , and book 2 Darken Ship

The thrilling career of Matthew Lawe Drake's coxswain. Rated Monsarrat's finest work since the Cruel Sea, a classic which is still in print !

In two volumes for the price of one

vol 1 soft cover fair condition

vol 2 hardback very good condition

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The Cruel Sea by Nicholas Monsarrat

Not a rare book but this one is hard cover in good condition. If you've never read it and you like an action novel with intelligent character studies give it a go. 

The book is still in print after 60 years so it's a gripping tale

410 pp. published 1953 after many reprints. Hard cover good condition with strong binding

The story of a Royal Navy destroyer in the depths of the Atlantic War 1942 with the tensions among officers making a tale that is easy to relate to.  thumbnail shows title page as there is no dust cover

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In the Blood by John Wingate

Real adventure written b y a man of the sea with distinguished WWII record

146 pp. pub. 1973 hard cover with laminated dust cover

fine condition

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The Timeless Land by Eleanor Dark

Not strictly maritime but it describes the men of the Royal Navy who brought their ships to  New South Wales

A well -researched historical novel with real men such as Phillip Tench Nepean Hunter King as its heroes.

440 pp. hard back with dust cover Very Fine condition.

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Passage to Juneau by Jonathan Rabau

427 pp. pub.1999 soft cover good condition some sunning

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A Far and Stranger Shore by John Orr

a history of a family who settled in the Pacific Islands. see image for precis

346 pp. soft cover, ex-library good condition

333

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Improbable Destination by Tom Ferry

The gripping tale of  ship restorers banding together to bring down Republic Australia's "Casino Mogul President" moves between fact and fiction.

Fiction  208 pp. pub. 2018  Fine condition

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Improbable Rendezvous by Tom Ferry

Did Japan plan to invade Australia in WWII?

A tale woven around fact and fiction. A colourful story that is at once gripping amusing and more than just fiction.

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