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Tall ships : the sixteen square riggers of Australia and New Zealand

Author: John L Coombes
Publisher: Wollombi, NSW ; Auckland, N.Z. : Exisle Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Today, sixteen square-rigged tall ships make their home in Australian and New Zealand waters. They all have vastly different backgrounds and are used for a wide variety of purposes, but each is a piece of living history - offering an insight into a way of life that would otherwise be lost forever.
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John L Coombes
ISBN: 9780908988846 0908988842
OCLC Number: 85019816
Description: 127 p. : col. ill. ; 22 x 29 cm.
Contents: Alma Doepel --
Bounty --
Duyfken --
Endeavour --
Enterprise --
James Craig --
Lady Nelson --
Leeuwin II --
One and All --
Our Svanen --
R. Tucker Thompson --
Solway Lass --
Soren Larsen --
Spirit of New Zealand --
Windeward Bound --
Young Endeavour.
Responsibility: John L. Coombes.

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This beautifully photographed book enables the reader to step back in time, to a world when tall ships were the means by which continents were discovered, trade routes were opened up and new worlds  Read more...

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