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Seafurrers: The Ships' Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World

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Seafurrers: The Ships' Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World

Philippa Sandall

History; Maritime history; Cats as pets

Paperback

While the many extraordinary exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their indispensable... [more]

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Catching Thunder: The True Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase

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Catching Thunder: The True Story of the World's Longest Sea Chase

Kjetil Saeter, Eskil Engdal

History; Maritime history

Paperback

Poachers, kingpins and the longest chase in maritime history: A desperate race to save our planet's oceans. [more]

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The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

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The Spanish Armada: A Ladybird Expert Book

Sam Willis

History; European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history; Western philosophy: Medieval & Renaissance, c 500 to c 1600; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church

Hardback

Part of the new Ladybird Expert series, The Spanish Armada is a clear, simple and entertaining introduction to King Philip... [more]

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Lustre: Pearling and Australia

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Lustre: Pearling and Australia

Ms Tanya Edwards, Ms Sarah Yu

History; Maritime history

Paperback

The raw, alluring beauty of the pearl and the stories of those who collected it form a fascinating part of Australia's national... [more]

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Sentinels of the Sea: A Miscellany of Lighthouses Past

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Sentinels of the Sea: A Miscellany of Lighthouses Past

R. G. Grant

Architecture; Maritime history; Ships & shipping: general interest

Hardback

Lighthouses have always unsettled and attracted in equal measure, highlighting the triumphs and failures in humanity's battle... [more]

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Pirate: The Buccaneer's (Unofficial) Manual

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Pirate: The Buccaneer's (Unofficial) Manual

Stephen Turnbull

History; Maritime history

Hardback

A lively yet historically accurate guide: how to dress like a pirate, what to expect of life on the high seas, and how to... [more]

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Exposed: The Dark Side of the America's Cup

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Exposed: The Dark Side of the America's Cup

Alan Sefton, Larry Keating

Maritime history; Sports & outdoor recreation; Sporting events, tours & organisations; Sailing

Paperback

Dirty deals, spying, counter-espionage, betrayal and legal battles--there has always been an undercurrent of skulduggery behind... [more]

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First Fleet

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First Fleet

Rob Mundle

History; Australasian & Pacific history; Maritime history; Colonialism & imperialism

Paperback

The First Fleet - the creation of a nation. Rob Mundle, bestselling maritime biographer of Bligh, Flinders and Cook, is back... [more]

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On Board RMS Titanic: Memories of the Maiden Voyage

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On Board RMS Titanic: Memories of the Maiden Voyage

George Behe

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history; Ships & shipping: general interest

Paperback

On Board RMS Titanic [more]

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Vikings: Raiders from the Sea

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Vikings: Raiders from the Sea

Kim Hjardar

History; European history; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Maritime history

Paperback

Viking raiders were feared across Europe for centuries. This short introduction to the world of the Vikings looks at their... [more]

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On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD 1500

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On the Ocean: The Mediterranean and the Atlantic from prehistory to AD 1500...

Barry Cunliffe

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Early history: c 500 to c 1450&1500; Maritime history; Archaeology by period & region; Prehistoric archaeology

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The story of the contest between humans and the sea, played out in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic from early prehistory... [more]

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A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks

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A History of the World in Sixteen Shipwrecks

Stewart Gordon

History; Maritime history; Archaeology by period & region; Underwater archaeology

Paperback

Shipwrecks as a window on the history of globalization [more]

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Titanic: The Last Night of a Small Town

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Titanic: The Last Night of a Small Town

John Welshman (Senior Lecturer, Department of History, Lancaster University)

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history

Paperback

A century after her sinking, social historian John Welshman reconstructs the fascinating individual histories of twelve of... [more]

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The Shipwreck Hunter: A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discovery and Adventure in the Deep Seas

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The Shipwreck Hunter: A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discovery and Adventure...

David L. Mearns

Biography; Memoirs; Maritime history

Paperback

The underwater worlds of past and present collide in the depths of the ocean in this gripping and suspenseful narrative by... [more]

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In Search of Fish and Fortune: Along Australia's West Coast

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In Search of Fish and Fortune: Along Australia's West Coast

Bill Leonard

History; Maritime history

Hardback

Australia’s extensive coastline has a rich and diverse maritime history. In Search of Fish and Fortune celebrates the... [more]

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Mapping Naval Warfare: A visual history of conflict at sea

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Mapping Naval Warfare: A visual history of conflict at sea

Jeremy Black

History; Maritime history; Historical maps & atlases; Naval forces & warfare

Hardback

Naval operations and warfare were, and remain, a key element for mapping. Maps were vital for commanders in drawing up plans... [more]

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The Barbary Corsairs: Warfare in the Mediterranean, 1480-1580

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The Barbary Corsairs: Warfare in the Mediterranean, 1480-1580

Jacques Heers

History; European history; Maritime history; Crime & criminology

Paperback

Explores the historical events and personages of the period. [more]

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Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The Extraordinary and Distressing Memoir That Inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick

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Wreck of the Whale Ship Essex: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The Extraordinary...

Owen Chase

History; Maritime history

Paperback

Owen Chase's memoir of the sinking of the Essex by a whale, which inspired Herman Melville's epic Moby-Dick and the 2015 Ron... [more]

$29.99

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Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580

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Empires of the Sea: The Final Battle for the Mediterranean, 1521-1580

Roger Crowley

History; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history; Military history

Paperback

Opening with the Ottoman victory in 1453 it is a breathtaking story of military crusading, Barbary pirates, white slavery... [more]

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

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Navigation: A Very Short Introduction

Jim Bennett (Keeper Emeritus, Science Museum, London)

History; Maritime history; History of science; Geographical discovery & exploration; Navigation & seamanship

Paperback

Looking at the long history of navigation at sea, Jim Bennett discusses the scientific and technological developments that... [more]

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Guide to the Crew of Titanic: The Structure of Working Aboard the Legendary Liner

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Guide to the Crew of Titanic: The Structure of Working Aboard the Legendary...

Gunter Babler

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Maritime history

Hardback

This valuable study provides a much-needed insight into the confusing and complicated world of the crew of Titanic. [more]

$49.99

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London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

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London's Triumph: Merchant Adventurers and the Tudor City

Stephen Alford

History; British & Irish history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Maritime history

Hardback

Life in Europe was fundamentally changed in the 16th century by the astonishing discoveries of the New World and of direct... [more]

$55.00

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Captain James Cook

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Captain James Cook

Rob Mundle

History; Maritime history; Geographical discovery & exploration

Paperback

A biography that puts you on the quarterdeck with history's greatest sailor Captain James Cook is one of the greatest maritime... [more]

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Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia

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Flinders: The Man Who Mapped Australia

Rob Mundle

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Maritime history

Paperback

Matthew Flinders was the first to circumnavigate and chart the treacherous Terra Australis coastline - he is the man who put... [more]

$22.99

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Bligh: Master Mariner

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Bligh: Master Mariner

Rob Mundle

Biography; Maritime history

Paperback

There's a lot more to Captain Bligh than mutiny, rum and convicts ... [more]

$22.99

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