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Woolf, Virginia
Uniform Edition. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Corners of boards and head and tail of spine slightly bumped. Very slight fading to spine. Spine and edges of D/J faded with chipping to head and tail of spine and corners. Mark to front of D/J. 172pp.
The Hogarth Press, 1949, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. Eleventh Impression. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall.
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Inventory #26612
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Heath, Byron
This is the story of the evolution of the sailing ships that gradually linked Australia to Europe. The book explains how the navigational problems of Australia's huge coastline were conquered by ships that were at the cutting-edge of technology for their time. The story covers the period from antiquity until the arrival of Britain's First Fleet at Botany Bay in January 1788 and highlights the rapid improvement of ship construction after the European Renaissance began the trend to reasoned experiment that replaced ignorance and dogma and made possible long return voyages to the ends of the earth. The author has been able to draw upon his experience in measurement technology to show that the improvements in ship design after the Middle Ages arose principally from the invention of increasingly precise measuring instruments such as the accurate clock and the lenses used in microscopes and telescopes. The ship's wheel, copper hull sheathing, antiscorbutic diet to counter scurvy and the sextant were all invented not long before the British colonised Australia. The book contains numerous maps and illustrations that highlight the maritime technology inherited by the British from the ships of Scandinavia, Portugal, Spain, the Netherlands and France who pioneered the ocean pathway to Australia. 192pp.
Rosenberg Publishing Pty Ltd., 2005, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: . First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1877058319
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Inventory #13020
Price: £ 7.99 GBP ($ 10.31 approx. - € 8.83 approx.)
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Crainer, Stuart;Institute of Management (Great Britain)

Institute of Management, 1996, Cloth, Book Condition: Like New, Jacket Condition: Like New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0859462676
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Inventory #29692
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Lind, Bruno
Some rubbing, marking and tears to d/j. 191pp.
Bridgehead Books, 1962, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #21445
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Edited By Krahn, Cornelius
Volume 1 A-C published 1969. Volume 2 D-H published 1972. Volume 3 I-N published 1973. Volume 4 O- Z published 1973. Previous owners inscription to ffep of all volumes. All volumes have slight markings to spines. Fading to all D/J spines with varying degrees of chipping to head and tail of D/J spines and corners. Volume 4 has a repair to the interior spine. AS THIS IS A VERY HEAVY SET PLEASE CONTACT US DIRECTLY FOR POSTAGE QUOTE.
Mennonite Brethren Publishing House, 1969, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Good/Very Good. Second Printing. Heavy Item Postage Quote. 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #26683
Price: £ 125.00 GBP ($ 161.25 approx. - € 138.13 approx.)
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