Maritime Books

Maritime Catalogue #103

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

52461
ADAM SMITH, Patsy
PORT ARTHUR SKETCHBOOK
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1968. 1st Ed. 64 PP with over 32 drawings by Arthur Phillips. Eps: Plan of Port Arthur. Hard cover, title on spine. Front of dust jacket pasted down on fronr cover, flaps of dust jacket pasted down on inside covers. Covers laminated with clear plastc. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

71942
AHS
THE AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Journal and Proceedings: Vol. 2, Part 7 , 1907-8
$25.00 AUD

The Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1947. Reprint in 1947 of Vol. II, Part VII, 1907 (published in 1912). Edited by Frank Walker & C.T. Burfitt. 143-164 PP Soft cover. Staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.4 x 13.6.

Papers read before the Society. Benjamin Boyd, Merchant (conclued), by J.H. Watson. read 15 th June 1907. Development of NSW Postal Inland Service, by James Dalgarno, read 28th July 1908.

59401
AIMA
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 11, No. 1 - 1987
$20.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1987. Edited by Jeremy GREEN. 60 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Proceedings of the AIMA seminar on Cultural Resource Management held at Queenscliff, 16-20 September 1986.

73785
AIMA
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 9, No. 1 & 2, 1985
$25.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Melbourne. 1985. Edited by Paul Hundley & Myra Stanbury. (4), 48 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, sketches, maps and plans, photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 29.3 x 21.

Lifting heavy artefacts from the wreck site, by Geoff Kimpton. ... Introduction and use of copper sheathing - A History, by Mark Staniforth.

74372
ALLEN, Everett S.
CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT, The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet
$40.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1973. 2nd printing, 10/73 of the 1973 original. XII, 302 PP with 2 maps and 17 b/w illustrations (7 on double page). Eps: Abandonment of the whalers in the Arctic Ocean, September 1871. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Note at top of title page blocked out (liquid ink). Otherwise a near fine copy. 24 x 16. 0316034223

Out of a fleet of 39 American whaling ships, 32 of them were trapped or crushed by the ice pack in 1871-72.

56601
AMERICAN BUREAU OF SHIPPING
RULES & REGULATIONS FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF STEEL VESSELS 1862 - 1965
$20.00 AUD

American Bureau of Shipping. New York. 1965. Yearly edition. (2), XXX, (2), 458 PP (one of them folded) with numerous figures and tables including 12 tables "Scantlings / Equipments". Cloth cover, gilt device on front board, gilt title "Rules for Building and Classing Steel Vessels 1965" on front board and spine. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Stamp on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 26 x 20.

1965 rules.

22602
ANDERSON, Capt. Lindsay
AMONG TYPHOONS AND PIRATE CRAFT
$10.00 AUD

Ibex / Heritage Book Group. Melbourne 1992. Reprint of the 1892 edition . VI, 284 PP with 3 b/w plates. Fp: Gun practice. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Fine. 19.2 x 13.3.

Reminiscence of some months at sea, in the East China Sea, Shanghai, to Japan where the author witnessed in Nagasaki, the opening of Japan to the civilized world.

16183
ANDERSON, R.G.W.
THE MARINER'S ASTROLABE, An Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh
$30.00 AUD

Royal Scottish Museum. Edinburgh. 1972. (2), 36, (2), with 12 b/w photos. Card covers. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 18.6 x 24.6.

Catalogue produced during an exhibition held from 19 August to 29 September 1972, at the time of the Second Congress on the History of Oceanography.

60513
ANONYMOUS
THE BOY'S OWN SEA STORIES: being The Adventures of a Sailor in the Navy, the Merchant Service, and on a Whaling Cruise
$10.00 AUD

W. Cole / Ward, Lock & Co. London. c. 1905. Volume 9 in The Youth's Library series, Cole's Favourite Library. Reprint? V-X, 424, ( 14 publications) PP with 30 tail pieces and 40 head pieces, plus 1 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Copy lacking the half title page, title page and frontispiece. Light foxing. Very good reading copy. 19.5 x 13.

A voyage around the world on a man-of-war: Philadelphia, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope, Japan, Chile... Voyages in the Merchant service: New Orleans, Liverpool, ... Sydney... Whaling cruise out of New Bedford: Tristan da Cunha, Madagascar, Indian Ocean, Desolation (Kerguelen) Island, Seychelles, Mauritius...

47619
ATWATER, James & VAUGHAN, Roger
ROOM AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA (in Post - Issue No 30, for September 5, 1964)
$5.00 AUD

The Saturday Evening Post / The Curtis Publishing Company. Philadelphia. 1964. 74 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article between pages 18 and 25 with 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Sealab diver at 32 fathoms). Covers rubbed, spine split, corners a little dog-eared, o/wise contents near fine. 34.2 x 27.

Navy Sealab divers lived and worked for 11 days at 192 feet...

52189
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION
NAVIGATION - Volume 6, No.3, December 1982
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Institute of Navigation. Sydney. 1982. Vol. 6, No. 3, December 1982. X, 1021- 1121, (1) PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.5.

Voyage of HMS Sirius by M.E. Palmer. When the new settlement at Sydney Cove was facing starvation.

20188
AZOY, A.C.M.
SIGNAL 250!, The Sea Fight off Santiago
$10.00 AUD

David McKay Co. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 207 PP with 1 map, and 12 bw chapter ornaments (profile of ships) by the author. Fp: Plan of the Bay of Santiago with position of the two fleets. Eps: Map of the Cuban campaign of the United States Navy. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamps at lower corner of 10 pages. Very good. 21 x 14.

The end of Spain's hold in the Western Hemisphere and the establishment of a US global naval presence.

41223
BADDELEY, Jon
NAUTICAL ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES
$40.00 AUD

Konecky & Konecky. New York. 1993. 1st US edition. 160 PP with 131 b/w & 56 colour illustrations. Fp: Photo from the flying bridge of the Cunard liner Mauretania. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 28.8 x 24.5. 1568521626

Ships models, navigational instruments, marine art and craft, ship portrait paintings, posters,...

21127
BAILEY, Alfred M. & SORENSEN, J.H.
SUBANTARCTIC CAMPBELL ISLAND
$60.00 AUD

Denver Museum of Natural History. Denver. 1962. 1st Ed. (6), 305 PP with 1 location map , 1 map, and 230 b/w photos. Original covers, gilt title on front cover and a dulled spine. Fine. 26 x 18.5.

Proceedings No.10 of the Denver Museum of Natural History which followed their 1958 expedition to this island. History, expeditions, geology, flora & fauna..

20084
BAKER, Sidney J.
MY OWN DESTROYER - A Biography of Matthew Flinders, Explorer and Navigator
$20.00 AUD

Currawong. Sydney. 1962. 1st Ed. XIII, 146 PP plus 8 pages with 7 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Capt. Matthew Flinders, R.N. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little rubbed/soiled around edges, o/wise a fine copy. 24.1 x 16.

His achievements as explorer & navigator, his tragedies (shipwrecks, detention at Ile de France for 7 years).

46738
BALDWIN, Commander Christopher
SEABORNE TRADE FLOWS IN THE ASIA PACIFIC, Present and Future Trends
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy, Sea Power Centre and Centre for Maritime Policy. Canberra. 2001. 1st Ed. Working Paper No. 9. VIII, 44 PP with 1 graph, 2 maps and 15 tables. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 064229559X

44198
BALLARD, Robert D., McCONNELL, Malcolm
ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION - From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2001. 1st Ed. 288 PP with nearly 210 b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Alvin. Title spread: 2 passengers submersible inspecting the Cayman Wall. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 24. 0792279921

The Mysterious Sea... Science beneath the sea... The Museum of the Deep.

74478
BARROW, Sir John
THE MUTINY OF THE BOUNTY
$30.00 AUD

David R. Godine. Boston. 1980. 1st US edition, with an introduction and notes by Gavin Kennedy. 208 PP with 72 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 9 colour plates. Title page: Facsimile of 1831 original. Fp: Portrait of William Bligh, by J. Smart. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 25.5 x 16.8. 0879233435

64998
BARTLETT, Norman
AUSTRALIA AT ARMS
$20.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1955. 1st Ed. (12), 265 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps and 11 tail pieces), plus 32 pages with 47 b/w illustrations. Fp: Taking a Maori Redoubt, New Zealand, 1863. Eps: Maps of the battle fields of Pozieres and Kokoda. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Occasional foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.2 x 18.2.

74607
BATTERSBY, William
JAMES FITZJAMES - The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
$30.00 AUD

Dundurn Press, Ltd. Toronto. 2010. 1st North American edition. 224 PP with 2 Family Tree and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations (2 of them with an insert). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 9781554887811

Captain of HMS Erebus during the ill-fated Arctic Voyage under Sir John Franklin's overall command.

70676
BAUDIN, Nicolas
THE JOURNAL OF POST CAPTAIN NICOLAS BAUDIN - 1800-1803, Commander-in-Chief of the Corvettes GEOGRAPHE and NATURALISTE
$500.00 AUD

Friends of the Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2004. New edition of the 1974 original Australian edition, translated from the French by Christine Cornell, with an updated (2004) preface and a foreword by Jean-Paul Faivre. Edition limited to 300 copies (99 numbered), this is one of the unumbered copies. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 222. XXI, 609 PP with 1 map and 1 chart, plus large folded map in pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Half title page with portrait of Nicolas Baudin. Title page. Cloth cover, bound in quarter leather, gilt device and title on spine, device in blind on front board, ribbon page marker. A fine copy. Scarce. 25.3 x 19.5. 187615442X

10316
BEALE, Edgar
KENNEDY OF CAPE YORK
$25.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1970. 1st Ed. (12), 282 PP with 6 maps (2 on double page), plus 20 pages with 48 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Australia with tracks of Edmund Kennedy's Australian Travels 1840-1848. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 0851790062

15831
BEDDIE, M.K. (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$20.00 AUD

Library of NSW. Sydney. 1970. 2nd edition of the 1928 original. Preface by A. J. Dunston and G. D. Richardson. XVI, 894 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 15.5. 724099999

The most comprehensive bibliography and guide to sources of information on Captain Cook. 4808 + 16 (addenda) entries.

16598
BEEBE, William
THE ARCTURUS ADVENTURE, An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition
$20.00 AUD

G.P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1926. 5th Printing in November 1926 of the 1926 original. XIX, 439 PP, plus 49 pages with 69 b/w illust., and 8 colour plates. Fp: Argyropelelus & Sternoptyx. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, top edge gilt, a little light wear around spine, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 17.

Six months aboard the steam yacht ARCTURUS through the Sargasso Sea, then to Cocos and Galapagos Achipelago.

32086
BEEBE, William
BOOK OF BAYS
$10.00 AUD

Harcourt, Brace. New York. 1942. 1st Ed. XVIII, 302 PP with 1 map and 3 drawings of Anglerfish, plus 32 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: The Zaca heads toward Uvita Point, Costa Rica. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Contents near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 15.

Eastern Pacific expeditions of the New York Zoological Society, with calls in the bays along the west coast of Central America: from Guadalupe Island off Baja California to Gorgona Island off Colombia.

49338
BEKEN, Kenneth J.
BEKEN OF COWES, A CENTURY OF TALL SHIPS
$60.00 AUD

Harrap Ltd. London. 1985. 1st Ed. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. 224 PP with over 15 b/w, and 100 colour plates of tall ships. Fp: "Archibald Russell". Eps: rigging of various tall ships. Hard cover, dj, plain slipcase. Slipcase with a repaired tear. Note to previous owner at top of half title page. Near fine. 32 x 24. 0245542485

One hundred of the finest "tall ships" pictures taken over three generations of the Beken family.

59806
BELL, David C.
A NAUTICAL ODYSSEY - An Illustrated Maritime History from COOK to SHACKLETON
$75.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. Michiel Stevenson. 169 PP with colour illustrations by the author. Fp: The Cutty Sark homeward bound. Eps: Endeavour in drydock, hull study starboard side. Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 26.7 x 30.5. 9781742374116

69508
[BLACKBIRDING]
Act for the PREVENTION AND PUNISHMENT OF CRIMINAL OUTRAGES UPON NATIVES OF THE ISLANDS IN THE PACIFIC OCEAN - (27th June 1872)
$250.00 AUD

George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoods, Printers to the Queen's most Excellent Majesty. London. 1872. Chapter 19, Pacific Islanders Protection. 9 PP (A1 to B). Sitches removed. Ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Very good. A rare item. 27 x 18.

Act of the British Parliament attempting to control the infamous practice of "Blackbirding"...

74649
BLAKE, John
SEA CHARTS OF THE BRITISH ISLES - A Voyage of Discovery Around Britain & Ireland's Coastline
$35.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical . Bloomsbury. London. 2016. Paperback edition of the 2005 original. Foreword by Admiral of The Fleet The Lord Boyce. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Illlustrated card covers. Fine. 28 x 24. 9781472944900

65226
BLIGH, William
THE BLIGH NOTEBOOK - 'Rough Account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor'
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin / National Library of Australia. Sydney / Canberra. 1987 Transcription and Facsimile, edited by John Bach. XIV, 336 with 3 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations including 2 large folded plates with plans of Bounty launch, chart from Tofua to Isle of Java (with 3 insets) and painting of Kupang about 1803, & the facsimile of the Notebook (Page 221 to 328), draft list of mutineers (pages 331 to 336). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 24.6 x 16.8. 0049090321 / 0642104042

74375
BLIGH, William
THE MUTINY ON BOARD H.M.S. BOUNTY 1789
$15.00 AUD

Pageminster Press / Argot Press, & Mitchell Beazley. London & Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. Foreword by Stephen Walters. No pagination, XIV, 193 PP with 10 b/w illustrations by Roy Williams, and the facsimile edition of the original Log. Fp: Bounty. Simile leather boards, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 33 x 21. 0861340329

The mutiny and the day-by-day account of the hazardous 4,000 open-boat voyage that followed.

35168
BLOHM + VOSS
NAVAL LOGISTICS
$10.00 AUD

Blohm + Voss A.G. Hamburg. 1982. 1st Ed. 24 PP with graphs, organigrams, and 9 b/w & 10 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Blohm + Voss Logistics support for the Navies of the World, training, Electronic Data Processing...

38287
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline (editor)
MON VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES - Journal personnel du Commandant Baudin
$140.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed. 467, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (2 sketch-plans, 2 maps, 4 charts and 10 facsimile of original manuscript), plus 96 colour plates with 195 illustrations (6 of people, 5 of insects, 5 of animals, 98 on ocean fauna...) many relating to Australia: 3 views, 10 portraits of aborigines and 50 coastal views. Pictorial card cover. French text. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 16.5. 2743303840

Journal of Nicolas Baudin kept during his voyage of discovery to Australia. Journal starting 7/8 March 1800, prior to the departure from Le Havre. Passports issued by the British Admiralty, Spain, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Prussia, Portugal and USA. Call at Ile de France (Mauritius). West coast of New Holland (Australia), 27 May 1801. Leewin, 20 June 1801. Endracht, 22 July 1801. Kupang (West Timor) 22 August 1801. Sailing for D'Entrecasteaux Channel and Maria Island (Tasmania) on 13 November 1801. Journal ends on 30 December 1801 while closing on the South West corner of Western Australia.

18523
BOWEN, Frank C.
AMERICA SAILS THE SEAS, The History and Romance of America on the High Seas from the 15th to the 19th Century
$30.00 AUD

Robert M. McBride. New York. 1938. 1st Ed. XX, P.21 to 411 with many b/w illust. Fp: Modern model of the Santa Maria. Eps: A new map of North America with the West India Islands, 1783. Decorated cloth cover (chart of Florida/Cuba). Bookplate on half-title page. Light browning of paper around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 26 x 19.5.

49084
BRADFORD, Admiral Sir Edward E.
LIFE OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET SIR ARTHUR KNYVET WILSON
$55.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1923. 1st Ed. XII, 257, (2 publications) PP with 3 figures, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Arthur Knyvet Wilson. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Few foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Name of previous owners on front endpaper. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.5 x 15.

71499
BRADFORD, Gershom
THE MARINER'S DICTIONARY
$25.00 AUD

Weathervane Books. New York. No date 1972?. Reprint of the 1952 updated edition of the 1927 original "The Glossary of Sea Terms". XIX, 307 PP with 9 illust. of ships and 55 figures. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0517183633

The distinctive language of the sea, compiled from the point of view of the Seaman, and not covering the Engineer's important part in seafaring.

70960
BRETT, Oswald
SHIPS AND THE SEA, The Art and Life of Oswald Brett
$70.00 AUD

Halstead Press. Canberra. 2014. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Stobart. 172 PP with 23 b/w illustrations, documents, sketches and photos) and 61 colour illustrations (paintings and photos) throughout of his renowned marine art works. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 26 x 24.5. 9781925043044

74101
BROOKES, Ewart
RIDE THE WILD WIND
$20.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 20 x 13.

59115
BROXAM, Graeme
SHIPWRECKS OF TASMANIA'S WILD WEST COAST
$100.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. No. 44 in the Roebuck Series. XXX, 471 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, maps, portraits, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 25.5 x 18.2. 0646151789

Including the wreck of the schooner "Grondy" late 1815, a study of the total wrecks, strandings, boating disasters... the hulks at Strahan, flotsam & jetsam.

69290
BROXAM, Graeme
THOSE THAT SURVIVE, Vintage & Veteran Boats of Tasmania
$50.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1996. 1st Ed. No. 49, in the Roebuck series. XIV, 146 PP with 208 b/w photos in text. Pictorial card cover. Signed by the author on title-page. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 24.8 x 17.5. 0958656126

Yachts, fishing vessels, ocean sailing ships, river steamers, harbour craft. Hulks and wrecks.

74164
BROXAM, Graeme (editor)
TASMANIAN PINERS' PUNTS - Their History and Design
$50.00 AUD

Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania / Australian National Maritime Museum. Hobart. 2019. 1st Ed. (6), 120 PP with tables, b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 1 map of Tasmania, line drawings, sketches & plans, 14 photos) and over 100 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Dated and signed on preliminary page by Graeme Broxam, editor. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366063

40710
BRUNTON, Paul, EASTON, Arthur & CUMMING, Helen
MATTHEW FLINDERS - The Ultimate Voyage
$15.00 AUD

State Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. 36 PP with General chart of Terra Australis or Australia at centrefold, 8 b/w and 17 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0731371151

Catalogue of an exhibition presented at the State Library of New South Wales in 2001.

13863
BRYANT, Arthur
LIQUID HISTORY To commemorate Fifty Years of the Port of London Authority 1909-1959
$30.00 AUD

Privately printed by P. L. A. London. 1960. 1st Ed. XVI, 84 PP plus 18 pages with 17 full-page plates from the Port of London Authority Collection (12 b/w, 5 in colour). Fp: The Thomas King entering London Dock, 1827. Cloth cover, gilt-decorated front & gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of covers, bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover and his signature on FFEP. Light foxing of endpapers and outside edges, o/wise contents fine. 25.4 x 16.5.

74628
BRYCESON, Dave
THE TITANIC DISASTER, As reported in the British National Press April-July 1912
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1998. Reprint of the March 1997 original. 312 PP with facsimile of pages, photos, and articles from the daily newspapers of the time: "Daily Sketch" and "The Times". Laminated illustrated boards. A near fine copy. 27.8 x 21.4. 1852605790

74325
BURGESS, Francis H.
A DICTIONARY FOR YACHTSMEN
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 2nd impression of the 1974 original. 176 PP with figures. Hard cover, dj. Identyfing stamp of a yacht on front endpaper. Near fine. 21.6 x 15.5. 0715363441

74249
CADFRYN-ROBERTS, John
THE FOUR SEASONS OF SPORT
$35.00 AUD

The Ariel Press. London. 1978. Reprint of the 1960 original. VIII, (8) PP with 7 duotone illustrations, plus 12 plates in colour . Stiff covers with flaps, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 40.5 x 30.2.

Foxhunting: 3 plates "The Quorn Hunt" / Fishing: 3 plates "Salmon Fishing", "Fishing in a punt" & "Bottom Fishing" / Racing: 3 plates "Epsom" (preparing to race), " The High Mettle Racer" &, "Ascot Heath Races" / Shooting: "Woodcock Shooting", "Pheasant Shooting" & "Snipe Shooting".

74209
CAMPBELL, Peter, SMIDMORE, Phil & LOVELL, Nigel
THE CONTENDERS - The America's Cup Challenge 1987
$15.00 AUD

Golden Press. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 2 maps, 3 sketch-plans, b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Name and address of previous owner and author on front endpaper. Very light foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 22.1. 0730203255

Peter Campbell, author's own copy.

17280
CARROLL, J. R.
HARPOONS TO HARVEST, The Story of Charles and John Mills, Pioneers of Port Fairy
$100.00 AUD

Warrnambool Institute Press. Warrnambool. 1989. 1st Ed. XV, 286 PP with 4 maps & 3 plans, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Telescope. Eps: Genealogical tree. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. A very fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 15.5.

Early sealing followed by whaling in Bass Strait. Land-owner, Harbour Master,..

65970
CARTER, Craig J. M. (editor)
SHIPS ANNUAL 1958
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables, 1 cutaway, 8 funnels, 12 house flags, 29 ship's profiles and 124 b/w photos. Title page: Empress of Britain. Red hard cover with light wear around edges and spine, hinges starting. Some pages lightly soiled. Still a very good copy. 24.2 x 18.4.

Shipbreaking, is a major industry by Kenneth Brown. House flags and funnel markings, by John S. Styring...

43082
CARY, Alan L.
MAIL LINERS OF THE WORLD
$30.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. c. 1936. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 61 silhouettes and 62 b/w photos (39 on full page). Cloth cover (no dust jacket). Spine sunned, faint foxing on outside edges. Bookshop stamp on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Very good copy of a scarce title. 22.2 x 14.5.

Details of 62 liners. Brief histories of Hamburg-Amerika Line, Nordeutscher Lloyd, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes...

74413
CASSON, Lionel
ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS & BOATS
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. c. 1964. 2nd printing of the 1964 original. 272 PP with 306 illustrations (52 colour, 254 b/w). Title page: vignette with the seal of the town of Sandwich. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside eges. Near fine. 31.8 x 23.2.

Comprehensive work in three parts. The ancient world, the great age of the sailing ship (includes chapters on crafts East of Suez, the Near & Far East...), the age of power.

36662
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE AMERICAN FISHING SCHOONERS 1825-1935
$30.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. 690 PP with 137 plates, 39 figures and numerous sketch-drawings in the important "Notebook" part of this book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Old tape marks on front and rear endpapers, signature of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing around outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0393031233

The history of the commercial fishing schooner, its development in design, function and construction.

56092
CHEEVER, Rev. Henry T.
THE WHALE AND HIS CAPTORS; or THE WHALEMAN'S ADVENTURES, and The Whale Biography, as gathered on the homeward cruise of the "Commodore Preble"
$40.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1991. Facsimile reprint of the 1850 original. XIII, 314, (6 publications); 1 (colophon) PP with 34 b/w engravings. Eps: Sperm whale rammed by steam whale chaser. Hard cover, Simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0877704872

Whaling in the North & South Pacific (including Rimatara Island of the Austral Group) & Atlantic Oceans in 1844 & 1845.

40433
CHERRY, Commander A. H.
YANKEE R.N. - Being the story of a Wall Street Banker who voluntered for active duty in the Royal Navy before America came into war
$15.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1954. 7th reprint in December 1954 of the June 1951 original. 544 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: I join the Royal Navy. FEP: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the south part of the North Sea. Cloth covers with wear around edges and extremities of spine, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a faded spine, top edge tinted. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page, o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 23.6 x 16.5.

74448
CLARK, Paul (editor)
TEN SHIPWRECKS OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
$80.00 AUD

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Darwin. 2008. 1st Ed. VI, 74 PP with 38 figures, including 11 maps in colour (with 1 inset). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 25 x 17.7. 9780977502226

59790
CLEGG, W. Paul (editor)
SHIPS 'SIXTY NINE
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 81 b/w photos. Fp: Soviet passenger liner "Ivan Franko". Pictorial laminated boards. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on front endpaper, title page and top of last page. Otherwise, contents are fine. 25 x 18.2.

An anthology of the shipping scene in 1969. The Hydrographer's world by David Parsons. Fairfield record breakers by William A. Connell... Fotofeature on the South African Marine Corporation.

60906
CLODE, Danielle
KILLERS IN EDEN: The story of a rare partnership between Men and Killer Whales
$25.00 AUD

Museum Victoria. Melbourne. 2011 2nd edition of the 2002 original. (10), 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Fp (in colour): The Death Fury, by Oswald W. B. Brierly). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780980619089

The true story of killer whales and their remarkable partnership with the whalers of Twofold Bay.

31920
COLE, Allan B.
YANKEE SURVEYORS IN THE SHOGUN'S SEAS, Records of the United States Surveying Expedition to the North Pacific Ocean, 1853-1856
$20.00 AUD

Greenwood. New York. 1968. Reprint of the 1947 original. 161 PP with 1 map & 3 drawings, plus 4 pages with portrait of Commander John Rodgers and 2 charts. Cloth cover. Fine. Image shows title-page. 22 x 14.5.

74472
COLEMAN, Neville
NUDIBRANCHS ENCYCLOPEDIA - Catalogue of Asia / Indo - Pacific Sea Slugs
$250.00 AUD

Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic. Brisbane. 2008. New Edition. 416 PP with over 3000 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note "Best Wishes" on front endpaper, signed by the author. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 24 x 16.7. 9780947325411

70822
COLLINGRIDGE, George
DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA - A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation Concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the Endeavour, in the year 1770
$35.00 AUD

Golden Press. Sydney. 1983. Facsimile edition of the 1895 original. XV, 376 PP with around 100 b/w illustrations (head pirces, tail pieces, drawings, portraits, maps ...), plus 13 plates with maps (5 on double page and 8 on full page). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. 2 small scratches on lower part of front cover. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Contents near fine. 32 x 25.5. 085589566

74440
COLLINS, John & DODDS, James
RIVER COLNE SHIPBUILDERS - A Portrait of Shipbuilding 1786-1988
$65.00 AUD

Jardine Press Ltd. London. 2009. 1st paperback edition. Foreword by Richard Woodman. (X), 314 PP with 6 headpieces (map of the River Colne) and over 170 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. 2 light creases on spine, o/wise fine. 32 x 24. 9780955203589

69853
COOPER, Malcolm, HARVEY, Bill & LAXON, Bill
GLEN AND SHIRE LINES - A Ships in Focus Fleet History
$60.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston. 2005. 1st Ed. Preface by Roy Fenton. 188 PP with 1 sketch map, 45 colour illustrations (5 funnels and House-Flags, 6 paintings and 34 photos) and 326 b/w photos. Title page: Flintshire. FEP (in colour): Glenorchy. REP (in colour): Glenogle. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 30.2 x 21.6. 9781901703658

Chronological history of the Glen Line and of the Shire Line. Fleet Lists.

73996
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves & DUGAN, James
THE LIVING SEA
$30.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1963. 1st UK edition. (12), 212 (3) PP with 2 drawings, plus 24 Pages with 35 colour,photos 64 pages with 96 b/w photos, and 2 folded maps in colour Calypso's World and Calypso's Mediterranean. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 24.7 x 17.

New adventures and discoveries of the famous undersea explorer and author of The Silent World.

74482
COWPER, Frank
CRUISING SAILS & YACHTING TALES - Being a record of some of the gestes of an illusive personality known sometimes as Jack-all-alone; Sphinx; Diogenes Junior ... and many other pen names collected and re-written with ...
$50.00 AUD

J. D. Potter. London. 1921. 1st Ed. VI, 325 PP with 37 b/w illustrations (14 headpieces, tailpieces and photos), plus 3 folded charts and 3 plates (including the frontispiece). Fp: A stern view of "Lady Harvey" and her Mate off Longships, 1892. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and on a sunned spine. Covers with a little wear and lightly soiled, head and foot of spine rubbed. Occasional foxing. Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. 2 brief notes loosely inserted. Otherwise contents are clean and near fine. 21.3 x 14.5.

43116
COWSILL, Miles & HENDY, John
THE TOWNSEND THORESEN YEARS 1928 - 1987
$15.00 AUD

Ferry Publications. Kilgetty, UK. 1988. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 9 colour photos & bw illust. (maps, plans, photos). Centrefold: "Pride of Dover". Title page: funnel of "Panther". Inside front cover: "Spirit of Free Enterprise". Pictorial soft cover with a small crease. Name of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0951309307

69838
COX, G. W.
BASS STRAIT CROSSING
$50.00 AUD

Melanie Publications. Sandy Bay, Tas. 1986. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. (12), 371, (3) PP with 6 maps and 81 b/w photos. Eps: TSS Loongana. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 18. 0908415141

History of Bass Strait ferries with a pageant of sailing ships, paddle-steamers, etc...

74260
COX, G. W.
SHIPS IN TASMANIAN WATERS, Riverboats, Ferries and the Floating Bridge
$45.00 AUD

Fuller's Bookshop. Hobart. 1971. 1st Ed. XI, 224 PP with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Ferry steamer. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small repairs, discreet stamp of previous owner on FFEP and top of title-page. Signed by the author on title-page. Loosely inserted newspaper cutting showing the Colliboi high and dry. A near fine copy. 25 x 18.

Tasmania's maritime history: ferry travel, shipwrecks, steam racing. The Hobart bridge story.

14201
COX, Peter
A LINK WITH TRADITION - The Story of Stephenson Clarke Shipping Limited 1730-1980
$20.00 AUD

Stephenson Clarke. London. 1980. 1st edition with a foreword by Grahame Stafford, Managing Director. Ed. 74 PP with 1 Family Tree and b/w or colour illustrations. House-Flag in colour, on title page. Fp: Map "North Sea Routes". Eps: London & the Thames. Original cloth cover, title on the front cover of the clear plastic dust jacket which has pieces missing and is now in a protective sleeve. An otherwise fine copy. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 095071951X

A record of the existence of Stephenson Clarke Shipping over 250 years.

70022
CREE, Nicholas
EMPRESS IN MELBOURNE - Recollections from the 1938 Visit
$10.00 AUD

N. Cree. Melbourne. 1991. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 10 b/w photos & 1 facsimile of menu. Pict. card cover. Near fine. Oblong: 15 x 20.8. 0959560645

6th April, 1938: Call at Melbourne of the biggest passenger ship of the time.

55285
CROWLEY, Roger
EMPIRES OF THE SEA - The Final Battle for the Mediterranean 1521-1580
$20.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 2008. 1st Ed. XVI, 341 PP with 3 headpieces, 4 maps and 38 b/w illustrations (5 on double page), plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.6. 9780571232307

74474
CULLEN, Vicky
DOWN TO THE SEA FOR SCIENCE - 75 Years of Ocean Research, Education, and Exploration at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
$100.00 AUD

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Woods Hole, Mass. 2005. 1st Ed. X, 174 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Chart "J", Buzzards Bay, with inset "Woods Hole Village". Fp: launch of a BathyThermograph in the Mediterranean , 1948. Quarter binding, cream colour boards, 1930 logo embossed on front board, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 29.8 x 24.

... Alvin: and: the 1966 search for the hydrogen bomb dropped off Palomares, Spain / the 1974 FAMOUS (French - American Mid - Ocean Undersea Study). / Search for the S.S. Titanic ...

74396
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND
$100.00 AUD

Antarctic Division / Department of External Affairs. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine, nice dust jacket. A fine copy. 25.7 x 18.5.

Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.

74363
CUTLER, Carl C.
QUEENS OF THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of America's Mail and Passenger Sailing Lines
$35.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1961. 1st Edition. Foreword by Fleet Admiral C. W. Nimitz. XXII, 672 PP, (2), with 9 pages of ship and sail plans, plus 52 pages with 78 b/w illustrations. Fp: Black ball liner Neptune. FEP: Plans of Boston & New York City. REP: Liverpool in 1851. Cloth cover, gilt title on blue vignette on spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner opposite half-title page. Light shelf wear, o/wise near fine. 26.8 x 18.5.

Appendices: Sailing Lines between the United States & Foreign Ports (P.331-413), Coastal Lines (P.414-548), Index of Ships' Names (P.579-613), General Index (P.615-672).

74154
DEUCHAR, Seafield
WE WERE THE FIRST
$15.00 AUD

The Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1973. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dorothy Edols. (10), 53 PP, plus 16 pages with 16 of his colour paintings. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with 2 small chips on back cover. Stamp of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Fine. 25 x 19. 0725600942

Trowutta, north-west Tasmania.

73929
DIAZ, Ralph
COMPLETE FOLDING KAYAKER
$10.00 AUD

International Marine / Ragged Mountain Press. Camden, Maine. 1994. 3rd printing. XIV, 162 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, sketches and photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.3 x 18.7. 978007016346

74661
DISCOVERY CHANNEL / Discovery Communications
THE HISTORY OF SINGAPORE - Lion City, Asian Tiger
$25.00 AUD

John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte Ltd. Singapore. 2010. 1st Ed. (6), 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 25.8 x 205. 9780470823200

74555
DOVEY, Mike & BOTTOMS, Ken
ANDREW WEIR SHIPPING, Comprising Bank Line, United Baltic, MacAndrews & Co. - A History of the Company with Photographs, Cachets and Paquebots Covers
$75.00 AUD

The TPO & Seapost Society. Ross on Wye, UK. 2012. 1st Ed. 136 PP with with hundreds of b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21. 9780956966209

21390
DRAKE-BROCKMAN, Henrietta
VOYAGE TO DISASTER - The Life of Francisco Pelsaert
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1982. Reprint in the Australian Classics series, of the 1963 original. XVI, 318 PP with 2 maps in text plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Fp: Title page of the Joost Hartgers 1648 edition of "Ongeluckige Voyagie van't Schip Batavia". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207148414

Covering his report to the Dutch East India Company and the wreck of the Batavia in 1629...

52359
DRUETT, Joan
PETTICOAT WHALERS, Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820-1920
$25.00 AUD

Collins New Zealand. Auckland. 1991. 1st Ed. VI, 213 PP, with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages of colour illustrations (Paintings by Ron Druett). Eps: "Northern Whale Fishery". Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on title page and note on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 1869500431

Experiences of women accompanying their husbands-skippers on the long and perilous voyages of the whaling ships.

56079
DRUETT, Joan (editor)
SHE WAS A SISTER SAILOR - The Whaling Journals of Mary Brewster 1845-1851
$50.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport Museum. Mystic, Conn. 1992. 1st Ed. Volume XIII in the American Maritime Library series. Forewords by Benjamin Labaree and Honore Forster. XX, 449 PP with 11 b/w photos & 8 maps, plus 22 Pages with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: Mary Brewster. Orig. cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on front endpaper. Release sheet loosely inserted. Near fine. 28.2 x 19.8. 0913372609

Two whaling voyages - one in the Pacific and the second in the Arctic.

74377
EDGECOMBE, Jean
DISCOVERING FLINDERS ISLAND, The Furneaux Group
$25.00 AUD

J.M. Edgecombe. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illust. (plans & maps, draw. & photos). Fp: Map of the Furneaux Group. Pictorial card covers. Dated and signed by the author on half title page. Fine. 21.2 x 13.8. 0646076493

History and guide of the group of islands stretching from Northeast of Tasmania towards Victoria.

74597
EDWARDS, Hugh
ISLANDS OF ANGRY GHOSTS
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1991. Reprint of the paperback edition of the 1966 original. (8), 208 PP with 1 map & inset on double-page. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp "Production Sample" at bottom of half-title page, o/wise fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 0207163170

A 20th century scuba diver discovers a 17th century shipwreck & treasure and reveal the final truth about the infamous Batavia mutiny.

66465
ELLIOTT, Peter
THE CROSS AND THE ENSIGN - A Naval History of Malta 1798-1979
$45.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1980. 1st Ed. 217 PP with 4 maps and 4 full-page plans & many bw illust. (photos, paintings, engravings). Title-spread: Battleship Africa. FEP: Vanguard, Grand Harbour. REP: Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 15.5. 0850504251

Brief history, the Great Mediterranean Chase (Bonaparte vs. Nelson), WWI, siege & survival of WWII, towards independence from UK and Republic.

74438
ELLIS, Capt. Fred
ROUND CAPE HORN IN SAIL
$45.00 AUD

The Blue Book Company. South Croydon, Surrey. 1949. 1st Ed. VI, 312 PP. Cloth covers, spine sunned. Dedicatory note on FFEP. Contents near fine. 19 x 2.5.

First voyage as an apprentice on the barque "Oakhurst" from Barry Dock to Coquimbo, Chile: August 1890, and return.

65977
EMMONS, Frederick
PACIFIC LINERS 1927-72
$20.00 AUD

Wren Publishing. Melbourne. 1973. 1st Australian edition. 135 PP with 226 ships' profiles (line drawings). Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. 3 brief relevant notes on pages 93, 97 & 126. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.6 x 19. 0858850699

Illustrations and brief biographies of the ships engaged in passenger services in the Pacific.

74644
ENDSOR, Richard
THE RESTORATION WARSHIP - The Design, Construction and Career of a Third Rate of CHARLES II'S NAVY
$70.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 2009. 1st US edition. Foreword by The Duke of Richmond, Lennon and Gordon. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: "Lenox" general arrangement, body lines. Title page Spread: "Lenox" at sea in a gale. Eps: "Lenox" by Willem Van de Velde the Elder (FEP: Larboard quarter / REP: Starboard Beam. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj (inside dust jacket: Draught of "Lenox"). Fine (as new condition). 30 x 25.2. 9781591147121

Construction and career of the "Lenox" A 70-gun third rate warship.

58186
EVANS, Kathryn
SHORE-BASED WHALING IN TASMANIA HISTORICAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Volume 2: Site Histories
$35.00 AUD

Parks and Wildlife Service. Hobart. 1993. 1st Ed. (1), 73, (1) PP (recto only) with tables, plus 33 b/w plates (7 with maps " Whaling Station Locations" and 26 pages with 29 figures). Soft cover, pictorial front (whalebone at Port Davey). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Report dealing with the historic Tasmanian bay whaling industry.

71621
FARQUHAR, I. J.
UNION FLEET 1875-1975
$25.00 AUD

N.Z. Ships & Marine Society. Wellington. 1976. 2nd revised edition of the 1968 original. VIII, 61 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust. by J. E. Hobbs. Pictorial stiff covers, staples. Signed by the author under his name on title page. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 16.5.

A list of ships owned by the Union Steam Ship Company of N.Z. since its inception in 1875 in Dunedin.

51737
FARQUHAR, Ian
THE TYSER LEGACY. A history of the Port Line and its associated companies
$100.00 AUD

New Zealand Ship and Marine Society. Wellington. 2006. 1st Ed. 376 PP with 124 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 4 cartoons, 7 portraits, 18 photos, 94 photos of ships) and 90 b/w photos of ships in the Fleet List section, plus 8 pages with 24 colour photos of ships. Title spread: Port Alma in rough seas. Eps: Port Auckland and Port Brisbane passing each other off Rangitoto. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine/as new copy. Scarce. 26.7 x19.5. 0959783415

74174
FERRALL, Sir Raymond & HUGHES, Owen
HEART OF THE NORTH
$20.00 AUD

Owen Hughes Photography Pty Ltd.. Launceston. 1988. 1st printing. Introduction by Alderman A. Tsinoglou, Mayor of Launceston. 128 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map of Tasmania with an insert and 142 photos. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Dedicatory note on title page, signed by Owen Hughes, Master Photographer. Fine. 29.2 x 21.5. 0959014527

53138
FINAMORE, Daniel & TROMPARENT, Hélène
RENDEZ-VOUS WITH THE SEA. The Glory of the French Maritime Tradition
$15.00 AUD

Peabody Essex Museum. Salem, Mass. 2002. 1st Ed. Introduction and acknowledgments by Dan L. Monroe. Foreword by Contre-Amiral Georges Prud'homme. X, (2), 76 PP with 90 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Bateaux de Pêche (Fishing Boats), 1840. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 32.3 x 24. 0883891239

72139
FITZSIMONS, Peter
MAWSON, and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen
$30.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. XXVI, 737 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (3 drawings, 6 maps and 1 relief drawing), plus 16 pages with 40 b/w photos. Eps: Aurora, Mid-February 1912. Hard cover, dj. Relevant newspaper article loosely inserted. Fine. 24 x 15.8 9781741666601

53863
LE FLEMING, H.M.
SHIPS OF THE BLUE FUNNEL LINE
$25.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. Southampton. 1961. 1st Ed. VIII, 56 PP plus 24 pages with 53 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a few small chips/rubs and in a protective sleeve. Name and address of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 13.

The ships of the company founded by Alfred Holt.

73657
FLINDERS, Matthew
A VOYAGE TO TERRA AUSTRALIS... (in Two Volumes and a folio atlas)
$450.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Facsimile edition of the 1814 original, No. 37 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Volume I: (IV), X, (X), CCIV, 269 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Volume II: (IV), 613 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Atlas (in a cloth-covered clam box) with 18 b/w folded plates [charts (plate XV, in 3 folded parts) and coastal views] and 10 b/w folded plates of selected plants from different parts of Terra Australis. This set had been water damaged affecting the covers and only the outer edges of pages. Rebacked copy. Full covers with "Oyster Book Cloth", renewed endpapers, and original labels pasted down on spine. Slight ageing of paper, and old water marks on outside edges of Volumes 1 & 2.. Complete. Contents fine and overall, a very good set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 27.5.

A voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803, in His Majesty's Ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner. With an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the Commander during six years and a half in that Island.

21420
FOWLES, John
SHIPWRECK, Photography by the Gibsons of Scilly
$10.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1976. Reprint of the 1974 original. 48 Pages with 2 maps and 36 b/w photos. Title page : Glenbervie ashore. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 26. 0224010530

The pictorial records of the Gibson family of the Scillies, started in 1860, on tall ships & working boats, steamships & motor vessels.

62634
FOX SMITH, C.
SHIP MODELS
$30.00 AUD

Country Life. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 174 PP with 48 pages containing 78 b/w photos. Vignette on title-page. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt device on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with chips and small pieces missing. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.

Ship models in the ancient world. Ex-voto from churches and chapels. East Indiaman to clipper ship. Ships in bottles and other marine diversions such as scrimshaw...

18612
FRAME, T.R., GOLDRICK, J.V.P., JONES, P.D.
REFLECTIONS ON THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$30.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. (8), 417 PP with 1 figure (a DDG: "Suggestion B"). Laminated pictorial boards. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.8. 9780864173560

The development of the R.A.N. within the context of Australian and Commonwealth defence and diplomatic history.

56343
FRAME, Tom & BAKER, Kevin
MUTINY! - Naval insurrections in Australia and New Zealand
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. XII, 283 PP, plus 12 pages with b/w illustrations (3 drawings and 22 photos). Pictorial card cover. Spine sunned. Note at top of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 9781865083513

46825
FRANKS, Norman
AIRCRAFT VERSUS AIRCRAFT. The Illustrated Story of Fighter Pilot Combat since 1914
$10.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos and artwork by Peter Endsleigh Castle and Terry Hadler). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 0593010213

18190
FRERE-COOK, Gervis
THE DECORATIVE ARTS OF THE MARINER
$25.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1966. 1st American Ed. VII, 296 PP with 506 b/w or col. illust. Fp: 17th century navigational instruments. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and chipped around edges). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 31 x 25.

The limitless treasure trove of the sea: ship models, scrimshaws, figureheads, charts, rope work...

39358
FRY, Gavin & GRAY, Anne
MASTERPIECES OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1982. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.1. 0727017144

21087
FUCHS, Sir Vivian & HILLARY, Sir Edmund
THE CROSSING OF ANTARCTICA - The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955-58
$25.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1958. 1st Ed. XVIII, 338 PP with 9 maps, plus 32 pages with 63 b/w photos & 32 pages with 32 colour photos. Title spread (in colour): Antarctica crossing. FEP: Route of the trans-Antarctic expedition. REP: Antarctic continent with route of first explorers. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Discreet signature on front endpaper. Foxing spots ond top outside edge. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.8.

The crossing between the Weddell Sea which left on 24th Nov. 1957 and Scott Base in March 1958, and the two-year preparation.

73978
GARDAM, Julie
THE SNUG: A History of Snug - Electrona- Coningham area
$40.00 AUD

Julie Gardam. Snug, Tasmania. 2007. 1st Ed. 212 PP with b/w illustrations: charts, maps & plans, facsimile of documents or newspaper articles, photos. Plus the 4 page "corrected index for pages 209 to 212, loosely inserted. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 20.8 x 14.8.

40092
GARRETT, K. S.
R. LAPTHORN AND COMPANY LIMITED
$40.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston. 2001. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 95 b/w photos and 45 colour illustrations (1 house flag, 11 funnels and 33 photos). Title plage: House Flag. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.3. 190170341X

17733
GIGGAL, Kenneth & DE VRIES, Cornelis
GREAT CLASSIC SAILING SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

Chancellor Press. London. 1994. Reprint of the 1988 original. 128 PP with bw drawings and 40 colour paintings by C.de Vries. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Oblong: 27.5 x 28.5. 1851525696

40 of the world's most famous sailing ships. Detailed glossary explaining contemporary sailing terms.

74521
GILES, Ernest
AUSTRALIA TWICE TRAVERSED:The Romance of Exploration, being a Narrative compiled from the Journals of Five Exploring Expeditions into and through Central South Australia, and Western Australia, from 1872 to 1876 (in Two Volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. c. 1980. Facsimile limited deluxe edition of the 1889 original, (No.71/100). Front endpaper of Vol. I, with text and number of this limited edition. Volume I: LX, 320 PP with 11 b/w illustrations, plus 3 large folded maps and 11 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Ernest Giles. Volume II: X, (2), 363 PP with 12 b/w illustrations, plus 3 large folded maps and 9 b/w plates. Fp: View on Peterman Range. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj (glassine protection). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 23 x 15. 0868240168

74196
GORDON, Yefim & KOMISSAROV, Sergey
ILYUSHIN IL-2 AND IL-10 SHTURMOVIK
$30.00 AUD

The Crowood Press. Marlborough, UK. 2004. 1st edition in the "Crowood Aviation Series". Introduction by Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.5.. 9781861266255

At the end of WWII, 42 330 of these planes had been built.

33129
GRATTAN, C. Hartley
THE SOUTHWEST PACIFIC SINCE 1900 - A Modern History - Australia, New Zealand, the Islands, Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

The University of Michigan Press. Ann Arbor. 1963. 1st Ed., in The University of Michigan History of the Modern World series. X, 759, XXVIII PP with 11 maps. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16.

32929
GREEN, Jeremy & HARPER, Rosemary
THE EXCAVATION OF THE PATTAYA WRECK SITE AND SURVEY OF THREE OTHERS SITES THAILAND, 1982
$30.00 AUD

Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1983. 1st Ed., Special Publication No. 1. V, 89 with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches and photos). Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

17474
GREEN, Lawrence G.
AT DAYBREAK FOR THE ISLES
$20.00 AUD

H.W. Timmins. Cape Town. 1950. 1st Ed. (8), 220 PP. plus 14 bw plates. Fp: Folded colour plate, Sing-Song at Black Sophie's. FEP: Maps of the West coast of South Africa and some off lying Islands. REP: Maps of Saldanha and St Helena Bays, Luderitz Bay, Ichaboe and Possession Islands. Original cloth cover, spine sunned. Frontispiece a little rubbed, newspaper clipping (Storm over the Alabama) tipped in on page 3, o/wise a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

Stories on the islands lying off the coasts of South Africa and Namibia. Ichaboe Island, its guano deposits and the revival of tall ships trade. Chapter I: "Sing-Song at Black Sophie's" deals with the Confederate warship "Alabama".

73949
GREEN, Michael
PT BOATS
$20.00 AUD

Capstone Press. Mankato, Minnesota. 1999. 1st edition in the Land and Sea series. 48 PP with 20 b/w or colour photos. Reinforced Library binding, pictorial front. Fine. 22.2 x 15.8. 0897473124

15661
GREGOR, Arthur S.
CHARLES DARWIN
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1967. 1st UK edition of the 1966 US original. 189 PP with 1 plan, 1 map and 16 bw illust. in text. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

A biography in 3 parts: voyage, discovery, and homecoming.

59519
GRIMWOOD, V. R.
AMERICAN SHIP MODELS AND HOW TO BUILD THEM
$20.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. c. 1960. Reprint (E) of the 1942 original. Foreword by Howard I. Chapelle. 187 PP with 38 figures, plus 14 plates with plans on double page, and 8 plates with line drawings. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 26 x 19.5.

Accurate plans & drawings for constructing 12 authentic scale models of American sailing vessels.

74109
H.M.S.O.
ADMIRALTY MANUAL OF NAVIGATION - Volume II - B.R. 45 (2)
$20.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1973. New edition. XIII, 328 PP with tables and figures throughout, plus 1 folded plate (astroplot) at rear of book. Fp: b/w photo of The field of Orion. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Contents near fine. Images shows title-page. 24.5 x 15.5. 0117714674

74227
H.M.S.O.
ADMIRALTY MANUAL OF SEAMANSHIP - Volume I: Basic Seamanship - BR.67 (1)
$30.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Defence (Navy). London. 1986. Second impression of the New Edition of 1979. XII, 509 PP with 326 figures (8 of them in colour), plus 12 pages with colour illustrations (Flags, Codes Pennants...). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few rubs, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 16. 0117722618

Volume I: Basic Seamanship.

74378
H.M.S.O.
A SEAMAN'S POCKETBOOK - June 1943. B.R. 827
$50.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1943. Ist edition (November 1943). 120 PP with 3 period advertisements on full page, 3 b/w plates and 71 b/w illustrations, plus 5 colour plates with Navigation Lights and Flags & Signals. Hard covers, device and title on front board, cloth spine. Fine. 18.5 x 12.

The 1943 HMSO pocketbook (165 000 copies). Sea terms, steering the ship, boatwork, anchors and cables, ship safety...

39325
HALEY, Delphine (editor)
MARINE MAMMALS OF EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WATERS
$40.00 AUD

Pacific Search Press. Seattle. 1986. 2nd revised edition of the 1978 original. 296 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps & photos), plus 16 plates with 31 colour photos. Title spread: Humpback whale slapping the water with its pectoral fin. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket wih a few small chips and in a protective sleeve, o/wise a near fine copy. 28.5 x 22.2. 0931397146

On: Blue Whale, Finner Whale, Humpback Whale... Sperm Whale, Killer Whale... Walrus, Seal. As well as other Marine-adapted species: Polar Bear, Sea Otter and Steller Sea Cow.

35819
HALLS, Chris
AUSTRALIA'S WORST SHIPWRECKS
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1978. 1st Ed. 158 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0727009494

Zuytdorp, Star of Greece, Quetta, ...

74691
HALSTEAD, Gay
THE STORY OF METUNG and its First Inhabitants
$120.00 AUD

Gay Halstead Publications. Metung, Vic. 1977. Limited edition of 1000 hand numbered copies (No. 605/1000). X, 373 PP with 36 "Family Trees", facsimile of documents, and b/w illustrations: maps & plans, drawings & sketches, paintings, prints and photos. Hard covers, illustrated boards. Half title page with handwritten number and signed by the author. Boards lightly rubbed. A 1970's tourist flyer loosely inserted. Contents fine. Scarce. Oblong: 21.8 x 27.

74529
HANNAFORD, Samuel
JOTTINGS IN AUSTRALIA: or Notes on the Flora and Fauna of Victoria, with a Catalogue of the more common plants, their habitats, and dates of flowering
$225.00 AUD

James J. Blundell & Co. Melbourne. 1856. 1st edition. (4), 100 PP with blank pages throughout. Maroon leather boards, gilt title on front cover. Light wear around edges. Almost imperceptible small oval blind stamp (Dunolly Public Library) at top of 4 pages not effecting any text. Paper ageing a little around edges, o/wise a very nice copy. Scarce. Small format: 17 x11.

74641
HARDY, A. C.
YOU AND YOUR SHIPS - A Guide to Merchant Navy Power
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1942. 1st edition with the preface of the 1939 edition of "Ships at Work". 159 PP with b/w illustrations: family tree of ships that work, 17 head pieces, text drawings (inclusing cut-aways, maps, silouhettes, sketches ...). Fp: A Cargo Liner seen from inside. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and worn. War economy paper. A very good copy of a scarce item. 17.8 x 11.5.

A WWII, shorter version of "Ships at Work", published when the Merchant Marine became Merchant Navy.

12029
HARLAN, George H.
SAN FRANCISCO BAY FERRYBOATS
$20.00 AUD

Howell-North Books. Berkeley, CA. 1967. 1st Ed. 196 PP with 325 b/w illustrations [maps, pictorial roster (112), drawings]. Fp (colour): Ferryboat Sacramento under Golden Gate bridge. Eps: San Francisco waterfront in 1908. Decorated cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.

Complete history of the ferryboats which have criss-crossed the Bay since the early 1850's.

74502
HASS, Hans
CONQUEST OF THE UNDERWATER WORLD
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1975. 1st UK edition of the 1973 German original. 407 PP with 102 illustrations (45 in colour and 57 in b/w). Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing with foxing spots on outside edges. Dust jacket with closed tears and in a protective sleeve. Ver good. 24.2 x 17. 0715367137

14580
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 21: PORT LINE, with CORRY, ROYDEN, TYSER and MILBURN
$35.00 AUD

Author. London. 1991. 1st Ed., No. 21 in Merchant Fleets series. 90 PP with 90 profile drawings to scale. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0946378185

Story of the James P. Corry, Thomas B. Royden, G.D. Tyser & William Milburn which combined to form the Commonwealth & Dominion Line, then the renowned Port Line.

35986
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS 8 - PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY (P.S.N.C.)
$30.00 AUD

Author. London. 1986. 1st Ed. No. 8 in the Merchant Fleets series. 96 PP with 1 map on full page & 120 scale profile drawings. Pictorial card covers a little faded near spine, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 23.2 x 15.6. 0946378037

Chronological history, routes, fleet list (225 ships).

62075
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 16: ELLERMAN LINES
$45.00 AUD

Author. London. 1989. 1st Ed., No. 16 in Merchant Fleets series. 204 PP with 294 scale profile drawings. Pictorial card covers a little faded near spine, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 0946378053

History, routes, and the seven important founding companies: Ellerman, Bucknall, .. Ellerman Harrison Container Line ...

68976
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 18: UNION, CASTLE AND UNION-CASTLE LINES
$20.00 AUD

Author. London. 1990. 1st Ed., No. 18 in the Merchant Fleets series. 142 PP with 1 map and 152 scale profile drawings. Pictorial card covers a little faded neear spine, o/wise a fine copy. 23.3 x 15.5. 0946378150

Technical data and career histories of all the 242 ships. Note: This work formed a condensed section of Volume 3, published in 1979.

46947
HEBERLEY, Heather
LAST OF THE WHALERS. Charlie Heberley's Story
$20.00 AUD

Cape Catley Ltd. Auckland. 2004. Reprint of the 2002 original. VIII, 9-212 PP with 1 map, 1 head piece and 2 pages with facsimile of newspaper clippings, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos and 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908561903

Last days of whaling in New Zealand: Tory Channel and Great Barrier Island.

73762
HECKSTALL-SMITH, B. & DU BOULAY, E.
THE COMPLETE YACHTSMAN
$20.00 AUD

Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1949. 1st revised (by John Scott Hughes) edition based on the 1912 original. XVI, 476 PP with 96 figures, plus 32 b/w plates (plates 2 to 19 with 74 photos of knots and splices). Fp: The Dalua. Cloth cover, gilt title on faded spine. Front gutter reinforced, o/wise contents near fine. 21.8 x 15.

42906
HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel
MUTINY ON THE GLOBE - The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock
$30.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2002. 1st Ed. XX, 280 PP with 1 map on double page and 1 sketch map, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Mili Atoll (inset Pacific Ocean with location map). Hard cover, dj. Paper a little browned around edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0747559023

1824 mutiny on the Nantucket whaling ship Globe.

74261
HERINGTON, John
AIR POWER OVER EUROPE, 1944-1945 - in Volume IV in Australia in the War of 1939-1945 , Series Three "AIR"
$80.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1963. 1st Ed. Volume IV: XIV, 539 PP with 1 chart and 38 maps, plus 58 pages with 4 maps (2 on double page) and 90 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Covers with light marks. Occasional foxing and light insect damage on FFEP. Dedicatory note to previous owner on front endpaper, signed by the author. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 24 x 16.3.

Volume IV: Air Power over Europe 1944-1945.

74293
HEWITT, Mark, JOBSON, Gary, WHEATLEY, Keith ... (editors)
REACHING BEYOND, The Ultimate Ocean Race: THE WHITBREAD ROUND THE WORLD RACE, 1993-94, For the Heineken Trophy
$20.00 AUD

Greenville Books. Godalming, Surrey. 1994. 1st Ed. 160 PP with colour illustrations: documents, logo of the Heineken Trophy, 7 maps and over 150 photos Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 25/5 x 25.5. 185613895X

16031
HILDER, Brett
NAVIGATOR IN THE SOUTH SEAS
$25.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1961. 1st Ed. (6), 232 PP with many illust. by the author. Ep: Map of the South West Pacific by the author. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped), top edge tinted. Dust jacket with a few rubs/chips and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 23.2 x 16.

Until his death in 1981, Captain Hilder sailed the various South Pacific archipelagoes and the Indonesian islands. His first years at sea & his WWII years.

51240
HINDWOOD, K. A., KEITH, K. & SERVENTY, D. L.
BIRDS OF THE SOUTH-WEST CORAL SEA
$10.00 AUD

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. Melbourne. 1963. 1st Ed. Division of Wildlife Research Technical Paper No. 3. 44 PP with 7 tables, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos on 7 plates, and a folded map at back of book. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.8.

65016
HMAS DIAMANTINA
COMMISSIONING OF HMAS DIAMANTINA II, 4 May 2002
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Sydney. 2002. Souvenir brochure. 3 folds with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations (2 portraits, 4 badges and 4 photos). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

5th of the 6 Huon Class Minehunters, built by ADI, Newcastle.

54675
HMSO
BERING SEA AND STRAIT PILOT, Comprising the North-Western and Northern Coasts of Alaska from Cape Douglas to Demarcation Point, the Northern Coast of Canada from Demarcation Point to Cape Bathurst, the Aleutian Islands, and the North-Eastern Coast of Siberia from MYS Shipunskiy to MYS Otto Shmidt
$45.00 AUD

Hydrographic Department, Admiralty. London. 1954. 3rd edition of the 1920 original. SD23. Advertisement of the 3rd edition, by Vice-Admiral A. Day. (2 caution), LIII, 634, (2) PP with figures, 9 maps, 24 tables and 35 coastal views (4 beacons or lighthouses), plus 2 colour plates on U.S.S.R. Buoyage, 9 plates with 17 b/w photos (Ice), 65 plates with 186 coastal views, and 1 folded Index Chart S.D.23. Supplement No. 5-1965 with 1 folded Index Chart and 40 pages, loosely inserted. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. 24.4 x 15.5.

58410
HMSO
THE 1931 INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS - Volume I: For Visual and Sound Signalling
$20.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1932. 1st Ed. (III), 4, XII colour plates of Flags, 359, (IV-XIV advertisements) PP with 1 page of drawings for the "Semaphore Alphabet". Supplement No. 1 of May 1934, loosely inserted. Cloth covers, title and device in blind on front, gilt title and device on spine. Covers lightly marked, and spine with 3 small holes. Stamp of The Adelaide Steamship Co. Ltd at top of advertisements (ii) page. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing spots, o/wise contents near fine. Scarce. Image shows title-page. 27.8 x 22.5.

The 12 colour plates: British Flags (I to III), National Flags (IV to X) and Signalling Flags and Pendants (XI & XII) are in excellent condition.

15085
HOARE, Merval
THE DISCOVERY OF NORFOLK ISLAND
$10.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1974. 1st Ed. X, 23 PP with 2 charts and 6 portraits. Fp: Captain James Cook. Title page: Norfolk pine. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0642005737

49974
HOLMES, J.
LIFEBOAT DRILL
$25.00 AUD

Jackson & O'Sullivan. Sydney. 1933. 1st Ed. 68, (4) pp with 12 drawings and 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Ingleton bookplate. Fine. Small format: 14 x 11.

42401
HOLTHOUSE, Hector
SHIPS IN THE CORAL
$15.00 AUD

MacMillan. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. (6), 146 PP with b/w illust., plus 8 colour plates. Fp: Map of N.W. part of the Coral Sea. Eps: Map of Torres Strait. Hard cover a little faded near spine. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Image shows title page. 26.8 x 19.2. 0333210530

The story of the reef and the adjoining Torres Strait and Coral Sea - Torres, Cook, Flinders, Bligh, etc ...

21123
HONNYWILL, Eleanor
THE CHALLENGE OF ANTARCTICA
$10.00 AUD

Anthony Nelson. London. 1984. Reprint of 1969 original. Foreword by Sir Vivian Fuchs. 127 PP with 7 maps & 36 illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.5 x 15.5. 090461409

Early voyages of Cook, Ross, exploration of Scott, Shackleton & Mawson, recent Australian, American exploration, international cooperation.

71553
HURD, Archibald
A MERCHANT FLEET AT WAR
$60.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1920. 1st Ed. XXIV, 140 PP with 1 drawing, plus 13 colour plates and 50 b/w plates with 70 photos. Title page: vignette with crest of Cunard Line. Fp (in colour): "Aquitania" leading the Transports. FEP: Map of Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the routes served by Cunard ships during the war. Covers with light shelf wear (rubbing around edges mostly) and spine is somewhat faded. Light foxing around page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 20.7 x 14.

The Cunard Line during First World War.

65652
HURLEY, Frank
SHACKLETON'S ARGONAUTS, The Epic Tale of Shackleton's Voyage to Antarctica in 1915
$30.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill. Sydney. 1979. New edition of the 1948 original, with a preface by Phillip Law. 186 PP with b/w photographs by the author. Title spread: The Endurance caught in ice. Eps: Antarctic Peninsula and Weddell Sea. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims, otherwise a fine copy. 25.5 x 19. 0070935505

The 1915 ill-fated expedition of Shackleton in the Antarctic seas.

72793
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
CHARTING A CONTINENT - A Brief Memoir on the History of Marine Exploration and Hydrographical Surveying in Australian Waters from the Discoveries of Captain James Cook to the War Activities of the Royal Australian Navy Surveying Service
$180.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1944. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain A. G. N. Wyatt. XIV, (2 blank), 146 PP, plus 32 pages with 42 b/w plates. FEP: Coral Sea. REP: Papua Gulf & Bismark Sea. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips, mostly at top and bottom of spine and is in a protective sleeve. Errata slip tipped in on page XIII. Small signature at top of FFEP. A near fine copy of this scarce title. 22 x 15.

34565
INGRAM, Chas. W. N. & WHEATLEY, P. Owen
SHIPWRECKS NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS 1795-1950
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1951. 2nd edition of the 1936 original. Foreword by W. C. Smith. 520 PP with 112 b/w illust. Fp: Wreck of H.M.S. Orpheus on Manukau Bar, 7th February 1863. Cloth cover, spine faded and worn at extremities. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24 x 16.

69839
INVERFORTH, The Second Lord
SEVENTY ADVENTUROUS YEARS - The Story of the Bank Line 1855 - 1955
$45.00 AUD

Bank Line. London. 1956. 1st edition. Reprinted from the 1955 "The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph". 136 PP with 1 House-flag in colour and 55 b/w illustrations (34 portraits and 21 photos of ships), plus 1 large folded colour illustrations of the Cedarbank, at rear of book. Fp (in colour): House Flag. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Front cover with 3 discoloured spots (mottled), o/wise near fine internally. 23.5 x 15.8.

Reprinted from The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph, 14th October 1955. Pages 129 to 135: Fleet List.

10191
JACKA, Fred & Eleanor
MAWSON'S ANTARCTIC DIARIES
$100.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. L, 414 PP with b/w illust. in text including 8 maps plus 64 pages with 75 b/w and 13 colour photos. Hard cover, dust jacket, ribbon page-marker. Few foxing spots on top of outside edge. A fine copy. 24.5 x 19. 0043202098

The four trips by Sir Douglas Mawson, Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer.

74333
JAMES, Admiral Sir William
A GREAT SEAMAN - The Life of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Henry F. Oliver
$40.00 AUD

H. F. & G. Witherby. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 190 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Some foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.

30245
JARRETT, Cmdr. Hugh
THE ROYAL NAVY'S INFLUENCE ON AUSTRALIAN HISTORY, Circa 1800-1897
$5.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed., Monograph No. 43 of the Society. 11 PP (typescript on recto only), plus 2 pages with b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic folder. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Transcript of a lecture given to the Society, 1994.

64080
JENSEN, David & Mawson's Huts Foundation
MAWSON'S HUTS: The Birthplace of Australia's Antarctic Heritage
$75.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alun Thomas. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. dj. As new condition. 31 x 29.7.

The 1911-14 Australasian Antarctic Expedition, by David Killick.

74489
KEATS, Brennan
QUIET WATERS - An account of HMAS CANBERRA and one of her sailors and three USS cruisers and their men, who rest in the deep quiet waters of Iron Bottom Sound
$45.00 AUD

Wiripang Publishing Pty. Ltd. Wollongong. 2012. 2nd printing of the 2008 original. (2), XII, 172 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus accompanying CD with 11 tracks / songs composed by Horace Keats kept in clear plastic envelope inside back cover. Soft covers with illustrated front. Light soiling,/wear, o/wise near fine. 25 x 18. 9781876829162

43327
KENNEDY, Ludovic
PURSUIT - The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1974 original. 239 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Name and neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, paper ageing around edges, o/wise near fine. 20 x 13.5.

The tracking & pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck which sailed from Gdynia on 18/5/41, sunk HMS Hood on 24/5, was disabled by torpedoes from the obsolete Swordfish of the Fleet Air Arm and was sunk on 27/5/41.

68580
KERRISON, Rex & JOHNSON, Richard
SV MAY QUEEN - A Grand Survivor
$50.00 AUD

Forty South Publishing / May Queen Trust. Hobart. 2014. 1st edition with a foreword by Doone Kennedy. XIV, 178 PP with b/w and colour ilustrations. Fp (in colour): 'May Queen in racing trim', painting by Harold Salter. Hard cover, illustrated boards. As new. 24.5 x 21.5. 9780992279141

69700
KIRK, Allan A.
EXPRESS STEAMERS OF COOK STRAIT
$25.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1968. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 sketch, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 22.3 x 14.2.

The full story of the passenger steamer services between Wellington and the South Island.

74542
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD TODAY
$50.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. London. 1994. Reprint of the English edition translated from the German original by Keith P. Lewis. 186 PP with 19 colour and 312 b/w photos. Fp: Achille Lauro. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 27.5 x 21.4. 1852603828

An up-to-date survey of all existing large passenger ships, ferries and cruise vessels.

33866
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
THE SEA CHEST
$10.00 AUD

William Collins. London. 1960. 1st Ed. (juvenile). 128 PP with 66 b/w illust. (by G. Whittam, S. Tressilian, Horowicz, G.W. Backhouse, Ledoux and Robert Johnston), plus 4 colour plates. Title page: Tramp ship. Fp: The Most Honourable Order of the Silver Grasshoper.... Eps: Fishing harbour scene by Geoffrey Whittam. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing around page edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 20.5.

Stories of adventure at sea. 9 stories and 9 articles. Delightful book.

18524
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
CAPE HORN, A Maritime History
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 maps in text. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 15.6. 0340415274

Cape Horn: the most feared of all the world's capes. The age of discovery (Magellan, Schooten & Lemaitre from the City of Horn,...), age of exploration with scientists like Darwin, ... the windjammers... up to the age of the racing yachts.

58185
KOSTOGLOU, Parry
SHORE BASED WHALING IN TASMANIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Volume 1: Industry Overview and Recommendations
$25.00 AUD

Parks and Wildlife Service Hobart. 1995. Ist Ed. IV, 66 PP with 8 maps or plans and 10 b/w plates. Soft cover, pictorial front (sandstone chimney base, Okehampton Bay). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Second report dealing with the historic Tasmanian bay whaling industry.

74508
KOSTOGLOU, Parry
SHORE BASED WHALING IN TASMANIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Volume 2: Results of Fieldwork
$50.00 AUD

Parks and Wildlife Service Hobart. 1995. Ist Ed. V, 167 PP, plus 75 pages with 91 figures & 9 plates with 20 photos. Soft covers, pictorial front (stacked stone sealers hut on Isle du Phoque). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Second report for the Parks and Wildlife Service.

63674
LATHWELL, Jennifer & David
FROM FRANCE TO FREYCINET - The background to the French names on the East Coast of Tasmania
$20.00 AUD

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council. Hobart. 2008. 2008 reprint sponsored by The Embassy of France. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 chart in b/w and 33 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 9780646496870

68052
LAWSON, Will
HARPOONS AHOY ! - Fighting the Great Sperm Whales
$50.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1938. 1st Ed. IX, (2), 220 PP. Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly rubbed at head and foot and dulled. Occasional light foxing. Very good. 22 x 15.

Story of the great sperm whales and Captain McKillop, last of the old-time whalers out of Hobart (as told to the author).

73911
LEE, Ida (Mrs Charles Bruce Marriott)
COMMODORE SIR JOHN HAYES, His Voyage and Life (1767-1831), with some account of Admiral D'ENTRECASTEAUX's Voyage of 1792-3
$250.00 AUD

Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1912. 1st Ed. XVI, 340 PP with 1 family tree of Commodore Sir John Hayes and 31 b/w plates, plus 3 plates (frontispiece, 1 Map "Track of the Duke of Clarence and the Duchess", and 1 folded "Chart drawn by Hayes and published in 1798". Fp: Portrait of Sir John Hayes. Cloth covers , gilt title on spne. Covers with light wear. Bookplate of "The Public Library of New london" on front endpaper, and library No. at foot of spine and at bottom of the Preface page. The folded chart facing page 24 is a photostat copy. Errata slip tipped in on title page. An otherwise very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 15.

Chapter II: Preparation and departures of the Expedition to Van Diemen's Land. Chapter III: John Hayes in Tasmania (discovery and exploration of the Derwent River / rediscovery of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, the Huon River and Bruny Island). ... Chapter IV: Call in New Caledonia, where a volcanic eruption was witnessed (???).

74150
LEITCH, Bill
HEARTS OF OAK - A Story Set in the Tasmanian Forests
$45.00 AUD

Southern Holdings. Huonville, Tas. 1994. 2nd reprint of the 1990 original. Preface by Andy Skuja, Forestry Commission. 240 PP with 1 map (with location map) and 76 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on half title page, signed by the author. A fine copy. 24.3 x 16. 0949089141

73957
LESBORDES, Jean-Christophe
ESPRIT DU GABON
$20.00 AUD

J-C. Lesbordes. Libreville, Gabon. 2006. 1st Ed. Preface by Michel Essonghe. 106, (4) PP with 8 b/w photos (Dr. A. Schweitzer & Lambarené) and colour illustrations: 1 map, 1 location map, 12 posters and 152 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Foxing inside dust jacket. French text. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 9782952780506

22580
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
LES VELINS DE CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre)
$35.00 AUD

Muséum du Havre / Municipalité de Sainte-Adresse. Le Havre. 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Pierre Baubion. No pagination, 92 PP with 2 b/w illust., 4 maps & 40 colour plates (37 on full page) on superior glossy paper. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Text in French. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

Catalogue of an exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of this French naturalist. Charles-Alexandre Lesueur was one of the scientists attached to the Baudin expedition of discovery to Australia and renowned for his drawings and watercolours of natural life in Australia, Indonesia, Mauritius and South Africa.

20792
LIND, Lew
FAIR WINDS TO AUSTRALIA - 200 Years of Sail on the Australia Station
$10.00 AUD

Reed Books. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour photos. FEP: Sailing ships at anchor. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 29.3 x 22. 0730102165

Details & histories of some of the sailing ships which arrived in Australia over the past 200 years.

18175
LLOYD, Christopher
THE NATION AND THE NAVY. A History of Naval Life and Policy
$5.00 AUD

Cresset. London. 1954. 1st Ed. XIV, 288 PP, plus 10 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): The Sovereign of the Seas 1837. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers lightly soiled and with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing throughout, o/wise a good copy. 22.2 x 13.5.

A brief social history of the Royal Navy and its use as an instrument of national policy.

10331
LOGAN JACK, Robert
NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA, Three Centuries of Exploration, Discovery and Adventure in and around the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland (in Two Volumes)
$800.00 AUD

Simpkin Marshall. London. 1921. 1st edition. Volume I: XVI, 366 PP with lists, plus 22 pages with 21 b/w plates with portraits and 9 folded maps (Index + A to H) in pocket on rear cover. Fp: Portrait of Robert Logan Jack, 1920 (with tissue guard). Volume II: XIV, 367-768 PP, plus 18 b/w plates with portraits, and 8 folded maps (K to R) in pocket on rear cover. Cloth covers, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and margin of a few pages. Dust jacket with some light foxing and soiling. Handwritten neat dedicatory note "To Dear Len from Cora, July16th 1946" at top of FFEP of Volume I. Contents are near fine. A scarce set with the dust jackets. More images available upon request. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25.2 x 16.

20884
LONEY, J. K.
WRECKS ON THE GIPPSLAND COAST, Special supplement on Twofold Bay
$15.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. 1968. 2nd revised and enlarged edition. 92, (7) PP with Indexes & 2 maps, plus 20 pages with 41 bw illust. Pict. soft cover. Insect damage on covers, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.5.

Twofold Bay: pages 81 to 91.

69790
LONEY, J. K.
WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST
$15.00 AUD

J.K. Loney. Geelong. 1975. 1st edition of September 1975. 75, (5) PP, plus 20 pages with 40 b/w illustrations, including a location map. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 19.6 x 14.2. 0909244081

58030
LONEY, Jack
SHIPS AND SEAMEN OFF THE SOUTH COAST
$15.00 AUD

Neptune Press. Belmont, Vic. 1980. 1st Ed. 142 PP with b/w illust. (map & photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped). Dated and signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 22.2 x 16 0909131457

Whaling, wreckers, shipwrecks & disasters, tall ships and mosquito fleets.

74424
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 3: 1871-1900
$40.00 AUD

List Publishing. Geelong. 1982. 1st edition limited to 1500 numbered copies (No. 876/1500). XXIV, 296 PP with 8 maps and 16 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Eps: The "George Roper" on Lonsdale Reef, Port Phillip Heads. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, no dj. Hand numbered and signed by the author on verso of title page. Faint foxing on top outside edges. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24.3 x 17.4. 0949589004

74423
LOVE, Don
SHIPWRECKS ON VICTORIA'S WEST COAST
$55.00 AUD

Don Love. Perry Bridge, Victoria. 2009. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society title No. 63. XII, 248 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Chart "Western Approaches to Bass Strait". Hard covers, dj. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21. 9780975070130

Exploring the fate of 146 vessels lost from Barwon Heads to the South Australian Border, 1834-1945.

74182
LOWIS, Commander Geoffrey L. (compiler)
FABULOUS ADMIRALS and some Naval Fragments
$20.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir Denis Boyd. 292 PP, plus 8 b/w illustrations (2 photos and 6 illustrations by Captain Jack Broome). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.

... Being a brief account of some of the froth on the characters who enlivened the Royal Navy a generation or two ago.

20781
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LOG OF THE "CUTTY SARK"
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1945. New edition of 1924 first edition. XII, 332 PP with 47 tables, plus 42 plates with 60 b/w illustrations and 9 plans (2 folded, 7 full-page). Fp: Cutty Sark in Sydney Harbour. Photo of Cutty Sark pasted down on the free fly of front enfpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). A few chips, closed tears and now in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Overall, a near fine copy. 24.8 x 19.

A history of the famous tea and wool clippers.

30659
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE NITRATE CLIPPERS
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1953. Reprint of 1932 original. XII, 159 PP, plus 33 plates with 48 b/w illust. Fp: "Padua". Free fly of endpapers: Tracks of the trade routes. Cloth covers with light wear, gilt title on front cover and spine. Price-clipped dust jacket has repaired tears and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are clean and overall still a very good copy. 25 x 19.

The nitrate trade between the West Coast of South America & Northern Europe.

66935
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE DOWN EASTERS - American Deep-water Sailing Ships 1869-1929
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1930. 2nd edition of the 1929 original. XVI, 285 PP, plus 79 plates with 117 b/w illustrations & 4 folded plans. Fp: Stowing topsails. FEP: 12 different type of rigging. REP: Chart of North America. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, device and gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and parts missing at head and foot of the spine and back cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, foxing of endpapers and a few pages. Very good. 25 x 18.5.

The San Francisco grain trade, the clippers in the Cape Horn trade, down-easters in the 70's, 80's & 90's. The last of America's square-riggers.

35761
LYNCH, Don
TITANIC, An Illustrated History
$40.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1998. Reprint of 1992 original. 228 PP with b/w & colour photos from archives, paintings and illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 29 x 30.5. 0340562714

Haunting saga of the great maritime disaster: Titanic sinking on its maiden voyage in April 1912. Enthralling information on the ship, its crew & its passengers.

16719
M'LEOD, John
THE VOYAGE OF THE ALCESTE TO THE RYUKYUS AND SOUTHEAST ASIA
$15.00 AUD

Charles E. Tuttle. Rutland, Vermont. 1963. Reprint of 1817 orig. Ed. XXVII, (6), 288 PP plus 3 folded maps & 5 full-page b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Capt. Maxwell. Eps: Track of the voyage of the Alceste then the Caesar. Cloth cover, decoration on front cover, dj ((price-clipped and a few small chips). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 13.5.

John M'Leod was the surgeon on the Alceste, a 46 guns frigate. The voyage to the Yellow Sea, the coast of Korea, the islands of Lewchew (Okinawa), her shipwreck in the Straits of Gaspar near Java. Encounter with Napoleon at St. Helena.

53111
MACARTHUR, Antonia & LONGLEY, John
ENDEAVOUR. Australia's Flag Ship
$5.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2006. 1st Ed. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, charts, engravings, paintings, photos). Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1860070515

74959
MacGREGOR, David R.
THE TEA CLIPPERS - An Account of the China Tea Trade and of some of the British Sailing Ships engaged in it from 1849 to 1869
$20.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1952. 1st Ed. XX, 272 PP with 22 figures, plus 33 pages with b/w illustrations, plus 7 folded plates (6 ships' lines & 1 plan). Fp: The Titania. Cloth cover with 2 small tears at top and bottom of the faded spine. Verso of title-page has a black out mark. Contents are near fine and complete. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

61024
MACKANESS, George
SOME PROPOSALS FOR ESTABLISHING COLONIES IN THE SOUTH SEAS (in Journal and Proceedings of the RAHS, Vol XXIX, Part V, 1943)
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1943. Volume XXIX, Part V, 1943. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 261-336 PP. Contains article pages 261 to 280 with 5 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Read before the Society, April 27, 1943. Other articles: Lady Franklin's visit to New South Wales, 1839, by Olive Havard. Sydney's relics of H.M.S. Sirius, by G. A. King.

74157
MACKANESS, George editor)
THE CORRESPONDENCE OF JOHN COTTON, Victorian Pioneer, 1842-1849 - in Three Parts - Part I, Part II & Part III
$30.00 AUD

Review Publications Pty. Ltd. Dubbo, NSW. 1978. New edition of the 1953 original, in the "Australian Historical Monographs" series. Volumes XXVIII, XXIX & XXX with an Introduction, Notes and Commentary by George Mackaness. Part I (volume XXVIII): 1842-1844. 61 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Part II (volume XXIX): 1844-1847. 73, (4) PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Part III (volume XXX): 1847, 1849. 67 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers, title on front cover. Fine set. 21.3 x 13.7.

55726
MACLELLAN, Nic (editor)
NO TE PARAU TIA, NO TE PARAU MAU, NO TE TIAMARAA, For Justice, Truth and Independence
$40.00 AUD

Pacific Concerns Resource Centre (PCRC). Suva. 2000. 1st Ed. Opening Address by Oscar Temaru. 172 PP with tables and 93 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 9829018024

Report of the 8th Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific (NFIP) Conference, held Arue, Tahiti, Te Ao Maohi (French Polynesia) 20-24 September 1999. Opposition to Nuclear Testing by Marie-Thérèse Danielsson... Learning from history in the Kanak struggle for Independence, by Louis Kotra Uregei... Global warming and Climate Change, by Mahendra Kumar (SPREP)... Kwajalein missile tests and regional conflicts, by Nic Maclellan... Legacies of French Nuclear testing, by Hiro Tefaarere...

68706
MAITLAND, Derek
SETTING SAILS - A Tribute to the Chinese Junk
$30.00 AUD

South China Morning Post. Hong Kong. 1981. 1st Ed. 174 PP with b/w & colour illust. (colour photos by Nik Wheeler). Eps. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 31 x 24.5.

The Chinese junk: its history, its triumph as a naval and trading vessel ...

74419
MANSIR, A. Richard
HOW TO BUILD SHIP MODELS, A beginner's guide.
$25.00 AUD

Moonraker Publications / TAB Books. Blue Ridge Summit, Pa. 1983. Revised 6th printing of the 1979 original. 64 PP with drawings and 120 figures. Pictorial soft cover with light wear. Name label at top of title-page. Very good. 27.7 x 21.5. 0816800049

Principles of Naval Architecture. Anthony Deane's drafting procedures...

12131
MARDER, Arthur J.
FROM THE DARDANELLES TO ORAN - Studies of the Royal Navy in War and Peace 1915-1940
$15.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1974. 1st UK Ed. XIII, (5), 301 PP with 1 facsimile of letter, plus 10 pages with 14 b/w photos and 5 folded charts at end of book. Fp: Winston Churchill, First Lord of the Admiralty, 14 October 1939. Hard cover with light shelf wear and old tape marks, very good dust jacket. Ex-library copy with stamps of the Library of Tasmania on a few pages. Renewed FFEP. Overall, still a very good clean reading copy. 22.5 x 14.2. 0192158023

59545
[MARINE]
MARINE ENGINE DRIVING
$40.00 AUD

Technical¨Publications Trust. Perth, W. A.. 1980. 1st Ed. No continuous pagination, (2), IV, (325) PP with 227 figures (13 of them on 6 folded pages). Soft cover, staples. Covers slightly soiled, spine reinforced. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. 24.5 x 17.5.

31563
MARX, Robert F.
THE BATTLE OF THE SPANISH ARMADA 1588
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1968. 1st UK Ed. 128 PP with 65 b/w illust. Title spread: Battle of the Armada. Hard cover, dj. (lightly rubbed). Very good. 25.4 x 19.2.

74756
MASEFIELD, John
THE CONWAY, From her Foundation to the Present Day
$50.00 AUD

William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1933. 1st Ed. (X), 235 PP, plus 32 b/w plates. Fp: The "Conway", on Prize Day, 1932. Eps: 14 cartoons on "Life on board a training ship". Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with light wear and a faded spine and flecking on rear cover. Westminster Training College prize plate on half-title page. Contents are clean and near fine. 22.8 x 15.5.

The Mercantile Marine School Ship, established 1859 and stationed in the River Mersey.

74674
MAY, W. L. & HOPE MACPHERSON, J.
An Illustrated Index of TASMANIAN SHELLS, with 50 plates and 1086 Species
$35.00 AUD

L.G. Shea, Government Printer Tasmania. Hobart. 1958. Revised edition of the 1923 original. 54, (18 Index to Genera and Species) PP with 50 plates with 1086 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover, staples. Near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 24.8.

49999
McDOWELL, William
THE SHAPE OF SHIPS - The story of ships from the earliest times to the present day
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1952. 2nd impression of the 1950 original. 232 PP with 48 line drawings, plus 16 colour plates (all illustrations by the author). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj. Presentation plate to previous owner pasted down on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.

66315
McLEAN, John
A MISSION OF HONOUR: The Royal Navy in the Pacific, 1769-1997
$30.00 AUD

Winter Productions. Wellington. 2010. 1st Ed. 518 PP, plus 16 pages with 4 sketch maps and 22 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 15.8. 9781872970233

Great Britain, Royal Navy and the Pacific Ocean: from the arrival of Captain Cook in the Pacific, to the handover of Hong Kong to China.

52579
MCLEOD, G. Roderick (compiler)
SHIPS REGISTERED IN THE PORTS OF QUEENSLAND
$10.00 AUD

Brisbane. 2002. Queensland Maritime Museum Association. Briosbane. 2002 1st Ed. (4), 68 PP, (3 index), plus 1 errata slip pasted down on verso of foreword page and an addendum to Maryborough list pasted down on page 48. Soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 18.

Moreton Bay, then Brisbane: 1851-1900. Rockhampton: 1860-1901. Maryborough: 1868-1936. Townsville: 1884-1911. Bundaberg: 1899-1954.

67269
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1931
$35.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1973. Reprint of the 1931 original (35th year of issue). (4), 37 adv, XIV, 512 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: French Submarine Cruiser Surcouf. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21.3 x 31. 0715358499

34790
MELEGARI, Vezio
PIRATES CORSAIRES ET FLIBUSTIERS
$15.00 AUD

Editions des Deux Coqs d'Or. Paris. 1965. 1st French edition, translated from the 1964 Italian original by H. Valot. 141 PP with b/w and colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 28.5 x 21.

Pirates, Corsairs and Buccaneers.

74225
METEOROLOGICAL OFFICE
HANDBOOK OF METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTS - Part I: Instruments for Surface Observations
$70.00 AUD

HMSO / Meteorological Office. London. 1969. 5th impression of the 1962 Amended Edition (original 1956). Met.O. 577. X, 458, (6 adverts) PP with over 57 tables and 132 diagrams, plus 53 plates with over 64 b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Hard covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Neat stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 24.7 x 16.. 0114000999

40785
MEULENBERG, Ir. R. E. & ABELL, T. W. D.
MARINE APPLICATIONS OF STIRLING CYCLE REFRIGERATORS (in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers 6 Volume 81, No. 7, July 1969)
$10.00 AUD

Institute of Marine Engineers. London. 1969. Contains article P. 225 to 248 with 25 figures. Pictorial soft covers soiled along front edge, o/wise contents are fine. 28 x 21.6.

59779
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
'GATHERING OF THE CLANS' - The History of the Clan Line Steamers Ltd
$20.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Newcastle upon Tyne. 1988. 1st Ed. Preface by Lord Cayzer. (XII), 4, 111 PP, plus 64 pages with b/w full-page photos. Fp: Clan Mactavish of 1949. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 15. 1871128005

Contains an extensive appendix with details of vessels owned and another of vessels managed on behalf of the Ministry of War Transport.

74168
MILLER, Gordon
VOYAGES: to the New World and Beyond
$30.00 AUD

University of Washington Press. Seattle. 2011. 1st US edition. VIII, 192 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, drawings, line drawings, sketches, sail plans), and close to 100 colour paintings. All illustrations by the artist/author. Hard covers, illustrated front and back covers, gilt title on boards and spine. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 26 x 29.7. 9780295991153

... by one of the world's best maritime artist/historians.

74543
MILSOM, C. H.
BLUE FUNNEL - THE LATER YEARS, 1925-1982
$30.00 AUD

Sea Breezes Publication. Liverpool. 2002. 6th impression of the May 1989 original. 48 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. A fine copy. Scarce. 29.7 x 20.8. 095132022X

69966
MINTO, Captain Tom & STEVENS, Eric
THE SEARCH FOR THE "KOBENHAVEN" and Other True Stories of the Depression Years
$20.00 AUD

Graeme K. Andrews. Sydney. 1984. Edition limited to 1000 hand numbered copies (No. 13 / 1000). 52 PP with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with a few rubs, lower margin of a few pages with old water stains in the margin, o/wise contents near fine. 23.5 x 16.5. 0959672311

Graphic descriptions of life on a square-rigger in 1936 and on a coal burner ship in 1929. The last voyage of the Parma by Eric Stevens.

74350
MONK, Edwin
MODERN BOAT BUILDING
$25.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1945. Reprint of the 1939 original. VIII, 104 PP with 45 figures (diagrams and plans), and 35 b/w photos, plus 1 plan on double-page (Fig. No.1). Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dust jacket with rubs and chips and in a protective sleeve, otherwise a near fine copy. 31 x 23.5.

Boatbuilding: materials, moulds and patterns, framing, spars.

18076
MORDAL, Jacques
TWENTY-FIVE CENTURIES OF SEA WARFARE
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1965. 1st English edition translated by Len Ortzen from the 1959 French original "25 Siècles de Guerre sur Mer". XIX, 419 PP with 90 drawings & maps, plus 14 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

74652
MORGAN, David W.
WHIPS AND WHIPMAKING - With a Practical Introduction to Braiding
$30.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press. Cambridge, Maryland. 1972. 1st Ed. XII, 132 PP with 61 b/w illustrations. Fp: "Australian Bullwhip". Cloth covers, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with light soiling and insect damage. Faint bookshop stamp at top of FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0870331701

Uses and types / Design and construction / Use of Whips Plaiting.

21354
MRANTZ, Maxine
WHALING DAYS IN OLD HAWAII
$25.00 AUD

Aloha Graphics. Honolulu. 1976. 1st Ed. 40 PP with duo tone illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

Brief history of Hawaii followed by whaling & whalers.

30788
MUIR, Tom (editor)
DOWNUNDER REVISITED - AUSTRALIA AND ITS DEFENCE POLICY (in Military Technology, Volume XIII)
$5.00 AUD

Military Technology. Bonn, Germany. 1989. Volume XIII, Issue 11, 1989. Special report, pages 50 to 96 with b/w and colour photos. Pict. soft cover (HMAS Hobart leading Darwin and Sydney past Middle Head). Fine. 28.5 x 21.

Australia believes it cannot be secure in an insecure region by Kim Beazley. Royal Australian Navy programmes (ANZAC Ship Project, New Submarine Construction...).

74432
MUNDY, Robyn & RIGBY, Nigel
EPIC VOYAGES: Magellan - Cook - Shackleton - Heyerdahl - Chichester
$20.00 AUD

The Five Mile Press. Scoresby, Victoria. 2010. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (includes 4 poster-size fold-out pages). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (as new condition). 30 x 25.5. 9781742485058

49015
MURAVIEV, Alexey
RUSSIAN NAVAL POWER IN THE PACIFIC: TODAY AND TOMORROW
$20.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy/Sea Power Centre Australia. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. Working Paper No. 15. VIII, 54 PP with 1 map, 4 tables and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 064229593X

73985
MURRANT, Jim
Do-it-yourself BOAT REPAIRS
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 headpieces and 118 figures. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 9780207177811

Masts, Booms, Rigging, Hulls, Pumps and Plumbing, Electrics, Motors, Techniques ...

74421
MYHRE, Stephen
BONE CARVING - A Skillbase of Techniques and concepts
$30.00 AUD

Penguin Group (NZ). Rosedale, Auckland. 2008. 2nd printing of the 2008 original. (4), 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, sketches and photos) and 23 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 18.5 x 24.2. 9780143009979

35669
N/A
PROCEEDINGS / NAVAL REVIEW ISSUE - Volume 114, No.1023, 1988
$15.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1988. May 1988, No. 1023. Edited by Vice Admiral Robert F. DUNN. 336 PP with b/w illustrations (plans and photos). Cloth cover, crest of the naval institute in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.

24 articles: 6 of them on the war in the Persian Gulf between Iran and Iraq. ... U.S. Navy in 1987. U.S. Marine Corps in 1987. U.S. Coast Guard in 1987... The Soviet Navy in 1987.

68944
N/A
SPEED AND TIDE TABLES FOR 1938
$20.00 AUD

Paisleys Limited / Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd. Glasgow. 1937. 1938 edition. (4), 272 PP with 1938 calendar, tide and distances tables..., plus 3 colour plates: "International Code of Signals", "Glasgow Harbour and Docks" and "Rothesay Dock". Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title faded. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Small format: 11 x 7.5.

74471
N/A
TITANIC - THE EXHIBITION
$50.00 AUD

National Geographic. 88 PP profusely illustrated throughout. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Exhibition of the Titanic which includes many original artefacts. Recreates the grandeur of the ship and relates many stories of the passengers at the time. Includes the "Boarding Pass" which is used as the Entry to the exhibition.

74586
N/A
COMMEMORATING THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE YANGTZE INCIDENT, 20-21 April, 1949 : H.M.S. Amethyst, H.M.S. Consort, H.M.S. London & H.M.S. Black Swan
$25.00 AUD

CPI Antony Rowe, Chippenham, Wiltshire. 2009. 24 PP booklet plus 3 pages loosely inserted of a summary of the Yangtze Incident. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

"During a short period on 20th and 21st April, 1949, one thousand, two hundred officers and rates of the Royal Navy were bound together and forever more in sacrifice on a distant river in a distant land". Not the official commemorative booklet but one that recounts the events. Includes a list of those killed in action or later died of their wounds.

66609
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1985
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1985. Monthly issues, January to December 1985. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 12 issues for a total of 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Cover of September issue damaged, o/wise a very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66610
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1986
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1986. Monthly issues, January to December 1986. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 12 issues for a total of 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66611
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1987
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1987. Monthly issues, January to December 1987. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 12 issues for a total of 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66614
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1990
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1990. Monthly issues, January to December 1990. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 12 issues for a total of 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (b/w or colour). Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

57158
NAVY LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA
THE NAVY: The Magazine of the Navy League of Australia - Volume 62, 2000
$10.00 AUD

The Navy League of Australia. Sydney. 2000. No. 1 (January-March) to No. 4 (October-December). Edited by Mark SCHWEIKERT. 4 issues for a total of 132 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Image shows cover of No.1. 29.7 x 21.

20377
NEILSON, Rosemary (editor)
THE BICENTENNIAL NAVAL SALUTE
$5.00 AUD

Australian Bicentennial Authority Publication. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 2 plans and colour illust. (flags and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover creased. Very good. 27.4 x 20.5.

Naval review to commemorate the bicentennial of Australia, held on 1st October 1988.

70805
NELSON, Lieutenant Commander Annette
HMAS HARMAN : 1943 - 2013 / A History of HMAS Harman and its people
$50.00 AUD

HMAS Harman. Canberra. 2013. 1st Ed. Forewords by CMDR Lisa Batchler. (8), 81 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers with light wear, title and crest on front cover, spiral bound. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page signed by Commander Batchler. Near fine. 30 x 21.5.

RAN establishment in Canberra.

74685
NHSA
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Monograph No. 13 : "The British Pacific Fleet 1945"
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1992. Monograph No. 13: 19 PP (recto only) with chronology, 2 maps and 4 b/w photos (of photocopy quality). Illustrated cover. Errata slip to Appendix A loosely inserted.. Monograph protected in a clear plastic file. Very good. 29.7 x 21..

No. 13: The British Pacific Fleet 1945. Lecture to the Society read in May 1983, by Lt. Cdr. W. O. C. Roberts.

74686
NHSA
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Monograph No. 15 : H.M.A.S. SYDNEY IV " Tour of Duty in Gulf War 1990-91"
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1992. Monograph No. 15: 10 PP (recto only) with 1 map and 2 b/w photos (of photocopy quality). Illustrated cover. Monograph protected in a clear plastic file. Very good. 29.7 x 21..

No. 15: HMAS Sydney IV, tour of Duty 1990-1991. Lecture to the Society read 2 August 1991.by Cdr. L. G. Cordner.

56312
NOBLE, Capt. John
AUSTRALIAN LIGHTHOUSES
$25.00 AUD

Nelson Doubleday.(Australia). Sydney. 1967. 1st Ed., in the Around Australia Program series. 64 PP with 1 map on double page, 8 coloured drawings, 21 b/w photos and 22 colour plates pasted down. Pictorial soft covers (slightly rubbed). Slight ageing of paper. Contents near fine. 21 x 14.

Informative booklet on the lighthouses around Australia.

15212
NOBLE, Captain John
PORT PHILLIP PANORAMA - A Maritime History
$15.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1975. 1st Ed. (6), 169 PP plus 8 pages with 14 b/w charts & photos & 3 line drawings. FEP: map of Southern portion Port Phillip Bay. REP: Southern portion Port Phillip Bay. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Near fine. 21.6 x 14. 0725601493

The maritime history of Port Phillip, the development of the ports of Melbourne & Geelong.

56627
NORSKE VERITAS
RULES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION AND CLASSIFICATION OF STEEL SHIPS - 1971
$30.00 AUD

Det Norske Veritas. Oslo. 1971. Yearly edition. 32, 602 PP with figures and tables. Erratum and 2 supplements loosely inserted. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front board and spine. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 30 x 21.5.

74615
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HORATIO HORNBLOWER
$15.00 AUD

Little Brown & Co. Boston. 1970. 2nd Printing. 304 PP with 3 illustrations, 4 family trees and 6 line drawings (diagrams, plans and maps), plus 24 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Sir Horatio Hornblower. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.5.

Biography of Admiral Hornblower.

40465
NORTON, Arthur P.
A STAR ATLAS, and Reference Handbook (epoch 1950) for Students and Amateurs
$10.00 AUD

Gall and Inglis. London. 1950. 11th Ed. XVI, 55 PP with 10 figures, plus 35 pages with 18 maps. 2 clear plastic maps loosely inserted. FEP: Northern Index Map. REP: Southern Index Map. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine sunned. Top and bottom of spine frayed. Name of stars on some maps blocked with white out, o/wise very good. 28.3 x 22.

Astronomical terms, spectroscopy, hints on observing. Care and use of the telescope. Star maps...

55510
O'CONNOR, Maura & BIRTLES, Terry
AUSTRALIA IN MAPS: Great Maps in Australia's History from the National Library's collection
$25.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2007. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jan Fullerton. VIII, 148 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half-title page: Oost Indien Wassende-graade Paskaart, c. 1690. Title spread: Sydney survey by RAAF, 1928. Eps: Hollandia Nova detecta 1644. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 28.7 x 23.7. 9780642276353

35561
OAKESHOTT, Walter
FOUNDED UPON THE SEAS - A Narrative of Some English Maritime and Overseas Enterprises during the period 1550 to 1616
$25.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1942. 1st Ed. XII, 200 PP with 1 plan, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: Queen Elizabeth, aged 59. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing. Contents are near fine. 23 x 14.5.

Search for the North-East passage. Hawkins in the West Indies. Drake in the Caribbean and the Pacific...

70020
OCHERT, Morris
AN AUSTRALIAN'S PERSPECTIVE ON THE MERCHANT NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$25.00 AUD

Author. Brisbane. 2001. 1st Ed. VI, 46 PP, plus 4 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5.

74262
ODGERS, George
AIR WAR AGAINST JAPAN 1943-1945, in Volume II, AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 - Series Three: AIR
$20.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1957. 1st Ed. Volume II: XIV, 533 PP with 35 maps, plus 48 pages with 3 maps on double page and 65 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (defective). Old water marks affecting some pages but not the text. Dust jacket with a sunned spine, chips and a torn piece at head of spine (now in a protective sleeve). Occasional foxing. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. A very good reading copy 24 x 16.3.

Volume II: Air War against Japan 1943-1945, by George Odgers.

48139
OWEN, H.
SHIP ECONOMICS: Practical Aids for Shipmasters in Repair, Maintenance, Surveys and Construction. Including a Glossary of Technical Terms
$15.00 AUD

George Philip & Son. London. 1918. 2nd edition. VII, 137 PP with 50 figures. Errata slip tipped in on contents page. Cloth cover. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14.

22660
PAGE, Michael
FITTED FOR THE VOYAGE - The Adelaide Steamship Company Limited 1875-1975
$40.00 AUD

Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1975. 1st Ed. (8), 340 PP with b/w illust. Eps: Map of Australia with branch offices and shipwrecks of the Company. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A quite fine copy of this now hard to find title. 25 x 19. 0851799183

74470
PARKIN, Ray
H. M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" - Her place in Australian History. With an Account of her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770.
$550.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1997. 1st edition, limited to 1000 copies. No. 13 in the Second numbered series of the Miegunyah Press. XII, 468 PP with 2 reproductions of original drawings by Parkinson, as well as plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, ribbon page-marker. Folded flyer and Newspaper review loosely inserted. Together with 15 folded detailed ship drawings and plans (80 x 58) by author contained in a cloth folding case. The set contained in a decorated slipcase. Foxing spots on outside edges of the book, otherwise a fine copy. More images available on request. 31.5 x 21.2. 0522847161

Not only on the Bark "Endeavour", but the description of Australia by the participants to this voyage of discovery (Cook, Banks, Parkinson, Pickersgill...), while following the East Coast from Cape Howe to Cape York.

39094
PARMELEE, David F.
BIRD ISLAND IN ANTARCTIC WATERS
$10.00 AUD

University of Minnesota Press. Minneapolis. 1980. 1st Ed. XII, 140 PP with 2 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), plus 16 plates with 5 colour photos and 14 watercolours. All illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0816609373

The adventures of an artist/ornithologist on a lonely outcrop in the Far South Atlantic. Bird Island, at the western part of South Georgia.

65046
PARSONS, Ronald
FLEET LIST OF BURNS, PHILP AND COMPANY, Sydney ...
$15.00 AUD

Australasian Maritime Historical Society. Woodville, S.A. 1970 & 1972. 1st Ed. no pagination, 34 PP (typescript), with the 1 page "addendum dated June 1972". Soft covers with a few marks, cloth spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. Oblong: 17 x 21.

66796
PAYNE, M. A.
H.M.A.S. CANBERRA
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society. Sydney. 1991. Reprint of the 1973 original. (4), 112 PP with 1 map, plus 2 pages with 6 b/w photos. Inside front cover: line drawings of HMAS "Canberra". Inside back cover: Crest of HMAS "Canberra". Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.

From commissioning in 1931 to the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

40409
PEARSE, Ronald
THE LAST OF A GLORIOUS ERA
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1969. New impression of the 1934 original published by Syren and Shipping. 96 PP with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Bowling along. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.8. 0851770053

Brief record of ocean-going sailing ships with a large number of pictures of these survivors of the days of sail.

57963
PEEL, Lynnette (editor)
THE HENTY JOURNALS, A Record of Farming, Whaling and Shipping at Portland Bay 1834-1839
$60.00 AUD

Miegunyah Press/State Library of Victoria. Melbourne. 1996. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. XII, 297 PP plus 20 pages with b/w illust. (plans, maps, sketches). Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Small repaired tear at top corner of dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 16. 0522846661

The first European settlers of Victoria. Pastoralists, bay whaling and shipping interests.

49542
PERCHOC, Michel & FUCHS, Jean-Virgile
PAGES D'HISTOIRE NAVALE
$30.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut. Paris. 2004. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 75 colour illustrations (32 details and 43 on full page), all watercolours by André Lambert. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. Oblong: 26.2 x 30.5. 291462249X

A pictorial history of the French Navy: The fight of La Cordelliere in 1512... Trafalgar in 1805... to: Herackles Mission (Afghanistan, October 2001 to June 2002) on board the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle.

69747
PHELAN, Keiren & BRICE, Martin H.
FAST ATTACK CRAFT - The Evolution of Design and Tactics
$25.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 224 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (10 set of plans, 3 portraits and 67 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 28 x 21. 0356049124

61294
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
FORE & AFT SAILING CRAFT & The Development of the Modern Yacht
$15.00 AUD

Seeley, Service & Co. Limited. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 142 b/w figures (illustrations, line-drawings, sketches, photos..). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt engraved spine. Nice dust jacket is price-clipped and has old tape marks on the flaps with corresponding offsetting on the endpapers, and is now in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on prelims o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 15.5.

From the earliest times to the modern day catamarans.

74121
PICKTHALL, Barry
MOTOR BOATING: Start to Finish
$25.00 AUD

Fernhurst Books. Leamington Spa, UK. 2019. 2nd edition of the 2010 original. 187, (5 adverts) PP with colour illustrations. Fine/as new condition. 19.5 x 15. 9781912177288

51841
PLOWMAN, Peter
AUSTRALIAN CRUISE SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2007. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 112 colour illustrations (1 painting, 111 photos). Title page: Saga Rose and Arcadia. Verso of title page: Sapphire Princess. Pictorial soft cover. Errata slip loosely inserted. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 9781877058509

50122
PORTS
FREMANTLE PORT AUTHORITY - Handbook of Information
$30.00 AUD

Fremantle Port Authority. Fremantle. 1972. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 coloured map at centrefold, 3 plans, 6 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Inside rear cover: 2 coloured plans of the Port of Fremantle. Pictorial soft covers with a few small rubs, o/wise fine. 26.7 x 21.6.

22209
PROUD, John H.
150 YEARS OF THE MALTESE CROSS 1840-1990, The Story of Tyne, Blyth and Wear Tug Companies
$45.00 AUD

Tyne & Wear Tugs Ltd. South Shields, U.K. 1993. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w photos, graphs, tables & colour illust. Title page: house flag. Fp: J. Batey & Son: Past & Present. FEP: The Cragsider in 1977. REP: The Endon assisting the City of Port Elizabeth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 33 x 25. 0952272105

Covers the period 1840-1990 with a short postcript for 1991 & 1992.

70411
R.A.N., Serving Personnel of the
H.M.A.S.
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1953. Reprint of the 1942 original. Foreword by Vice Admiral Sir Guy Royle. 200 PP with 3 maps, headpieces, endpieces, 40 b/w line drawings, 142 b/w photos & 16 colour plates. Fp: Mediterranean Cruiser Duel. Eps: World Map "The Navy is here". Decorated cloth cover. Light insect damage on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 28 x 22.

61027
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXIX, Part VI, 1943
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1943. Volume XXIX, Part VI, 1943. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 337-440 PP with b/w illustrations (1 cartoon and 24 portraits). Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

The Legislative Council of New South Wales, 1843-1943 - Constitutional changes: attempted and achieved, by C.H. Currey.

61029
RAHS
JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXIX, Part II, 1943
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1943. Volume XXIX, Part II, 1943. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 69-132 PP with 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Captain Henry Steel and the N.S.W Corps (part II), by Watson A. Steel. Mrs Felton Mathew's Journal, by Olive Havard.

61030
RAHS
JOURNAL OF PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXIX, Part I, 1943
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1943. Volume XXIX, Part I, 1943. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 1- 68 PP with 1 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

The study of World History from the Australian angle, by A. H. Mcdonald. Captain Henry Steel and the N.S.W Corps (part I), by Watson A. Steel.

74404
RAMSAY, Robert
ROUGH AND TUMBLE ON OLD CLIPPER SHIPS
$35.00 AUD

D. Appleton. New York. 1930. 1st Ed. (14), 297 PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: The "Glory of the Seas". Cloth covers, gilt illustration and title on front board, gilt title on spine (somewhat dulled). Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 21 x 14.

Experiences at sea of the author, beginning in 1865. First port of call, Melbourne in March 1866 ...

59306
RAN / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE YEAR BOOK 1969 - Fifty-Seventh Number
$15.00 AUD

H. M. A. S. Cresswell. Jervis Bay, ACT. 1970. No. 57, April 1970. Edited by Leut. K. J. Jordon. No pagination, 62 PP with 4 drawings, 13 portraits and 30 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 18.

59309
RAN / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE MAGAZINE 1973-1974 - Sixtieth Number
$15.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra, ACT. 1974. May 1974. Edited by Cadet Captain J. Purnell-Webb. 52 PP with 26 portraits and 30 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.2 x 18.

Diamond jubilee magazine RAN College 1913-1973.

74647
RATTI, Fabio & SANTANGELO, Alberto (editors)
SAIL - A Photographic Celebration of Sail Power
$35.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2010. 1st paperback edition of the 2006 English original. Translated from the 2005 Italian original by Lois Tutel. No pagination, c. 270 PP plus 6 folded plates with b/w and colour photos, with their caption inside the folded plates. Illustrated stiff covers. Note to previous owner on title page. Fine. Scarce. 31 x 21.5. 9781408129951

Outstanding photograhs from the Collections of: Beken of Cowes, Carlo Borlenghi, Gilles Martin-Raget, Rick Tomlinson ... Stanley Rosenfeld.

74395
RICKETSON, Annie Holmes
THE JOURNAL OF ANNIE HOLMES RICKETSON ON THE WHALESHIP "A. R. TUCKER" 1871 - 1874
$40.00 AUD

The Old Dartmouth Historical Society. New Bedford, Mass. 1958 1st Ed. Foreword by Philip F. Purrington, Curator. 79 PP with 1 map of the Indian Ocean, 2 b/w portraits, many small ornaments, and the tail piece, plus 8 plates with b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front, staples. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.7.

74486
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK
$70.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1968. 1st Australian edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No. CCXXIV / 500). 157 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, top edge gilt. Fp: Engraved portrait of Cook, after Webber. Half-title page: Statue of Cook, The Mall near Admiralty Arch. Illustrated endpapers. Padded white buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, clear plastic protective wrappers, contained in a blue covered slipcase. A fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 22.

74190
RIEUSSET, Brian
MARIA ISLAND CONVICTS 1825-1832
$25.00 AUD

Brian Rieusset. Hobart. 2007. 1st Ed. (4), 64 PP with 17 b/w illustrations, plus 2 pages with 4 sketches by Joan Creese. Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780957721425

An account of the first Convict Settlement at Maria Island, Van Diemen's Land.

18767
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. XII, 312, 8 (Addenda, up to 15th July 1943) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Corrected to July 15th 1943.

69511
ROBERTS, Yeoman of Signals Rowland G.
BIRTH OF A NAVY
$45.00 AUD

Patersons Printing Press. Perth, W.A. 1944. 1st Ed. 63 PP, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft wrappers with light wear, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.

Brief history of the Royal Australian Navy (up to the loss of HMAS Canberra, 9th August 1942).

72704
ROBINSON, Roland, & MUMBULLA, Percy
THE WHALERS
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1996. 1st Australian edition, originally published in 1989 in "The Nearest the White Man Gets". 32 PP with colour illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0207184844

74316
ROLLIT, Sir Albert Kaye
NATIONAL CHAMBER OF TRADE, SOUVENIR OF THE FOURTEENTH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, 1912 (HULL)
$80.00 AUD

A. Brown & Sons Limited. Hull. 1912. 1st Ed. XXIV, 1-35, 40-128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, sketches, 42 portraits & 72 photographs) and 20 pages of period advertisements printed on superior gloss. Vignette on title page: Crest of Hull. Fp: Interior of City Hall, Victoria Square. Cloth covers, gilt title on front cover and gilt "KINGSTON-upon-HULL" lettering on spine. Pages 35 & 40 are glued back to back with loss of 4/5 words at top (pages 36 to 39 were never printed). Otherwise a very nice copy of a scarce title. 24.3 x 18.5.

69241
ROSSER, W. H.
A SELF-INSTRUCTOR IN NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY, for the Local Marine Board Examinations and for use at sea
$100.00 AUD

James Imray and Son. London. 1868 / 1872. Second and Third edition of the 1863 original. VI, (8 "Alteration in examinations papers", 1872), 380, (2), XVI & 184 (Nautical Lopgarithmic ... 1872), 53 (Charts, Works on Navigation) PP with figures and tables, 2 pages with colour code signals and answering pennant for British Merchant Vessels and British Ships of War, and a page with colour examples showing the use of the flags, plus 6 plates (2 folded). Leather bound with light wear around edges, spine with gilt title on red label and raised bands. Lacks part of the folded plate "Stars near the North Pole". An otherwise complete and near fine copy. Scarce. Image shows title-page and Mariner's Compass on opposite page. 21.2 x 13.5.

35519
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CHAPEL ON THE CLIFFS
$15.00 AUD

Chapel Committee / H.M.A.S. Watson Sydney. c. 1962. Reprint of the 1961 original. 12 PP with 3 colour and 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.4 x 21.3.

The Naval Memorial Chapel of St. George the Martyr at H.M.A.S. Watson, Sydney Australia.

32381
ROYAL NAVY
ARK ROYAL - The Admiralty Account of her Achievement
$10.00 AUD

Admiralty / Ministry of Information - HMSO. London. 1942. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 maps and 1 engraving and 62 b/w photos. FEP: And the Ark went upon the face of the waters. REP: Gallant company. Soft cover, crest of Ark Royal on front cover. Closed tear to back cover, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 17.5.

Launch 13th April 1937, trials completed 12th January 1939, sunk by a German U-Boat on 13th of November 1941 within sight of Gibraltar.

16143
RUDOLPH, Wolfgang
SAILOR SOUVENIRS, Stoneware, Faiences and Chinaware of Three Centuries
$20.00 AUD

Edit. Leipzig. Leipzig. 1985. 1st Eng. Ed. 152 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Slipcase. Fine. 22 x 19.5.

Three centuries of maritime history of the coastal regions of Northern Europe depicted by seafarers' collections of ceramics.

12980
SABATIER, Ernest
ASTRIDE THE EQUATOR, An Account of the Gilbert Islands
$20.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1977. 1st English edition, translated from the 1938 French original: Sous l'Equateur du Pacifique. X, 386 PP with 1 map in text. Fp: Father Ernest Sabatier. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0195505182

68724
SADLER, Samuel B.
THE ART AND SCIENCE OF SAILMAKING
$60.00 AUD

Crosby Lockwood and Son. London. 1906. 2nd edition with an additional chapter, of the 1892 original. XII, 141, (3 advertisements) PP with tables, plus 24 plates with 25 figures. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Front endpaper with a crease, 2 small chips and name of a previous owner blocked out. Neat name of previous owner at top margin of preface. Contents near fine. Scarce. 21.7 x 17.

10536
SAVOURS, Ann
THE VOYAGES OF THE DISCOVERY, The Illustrated Story of Scott's Ship
$20.00 AUD

Virgin. London. 1992. 1st soft cover Edition. XVI, 384 PP with 2 sketches & 8 maps in text plus 8 pages with 22 colour plates & 16 pages with 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers with light wear, spine with a few creases and a little faded. Contents are near fine. 24 x 19. 0863698115

Built in 1900 for Capt. Scott's Expedition 1901-4, voyages to Hudson Bay 1905-11, WWI: Voyage to Archangel, search for Shackleton, Convoy duty & coastal patrol. Discovery (oceanographic) expedition of 1925-27, B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. Expedition of 1929-31, preservation and monument.

36012
SCHUELER, Dr. Gustav
THE DEVELOPMENT OF BRITISH SHIPPING THROUGHOUT THE AGES
$50.00 AUD

Ellerman Lines. Liverpool. 1924. 1st Ed. LVIII (adverts.), (8), 64 PP with 38 b/w illust. & 1 large folded colour map. Title-page: Ellerman Lines Ltd. Decorated card cover. Half title page damaged by advertising material from page XXIV. Still a very nice copy. Scarce. 31 x 23.5.

The romance and the genesis of British shipping. The chartered companies, the merchant shipowner and the growth of the colonial empire. Birth and growth of Ellerman Lines: sail and steam, fleet list,..

66186
SCOTT, Lt.-Cdr. Peter
THE BATTLE OF THE NARROW SEAS - A History of the Light Coastal Forces in the Channel and North Sea, 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

Country Life Limited. London. 1946. Reprint of the 1945 original. XII, 228 PP with 4 maps and 30 drawings, plus 8 colour plates and 42 pages with 76 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Moonlight Attack. FEP: North Sea. REP: English Channel. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly soiled and with a few chips. War economy paper, light foxing. Name of previous owner (blocked out) on free fly of the front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 19.2.

39899
SCUTTS, Jerry
WAR IN THE PACIFIC - From the Fall of Singapore to Japanese Surrender
$10.00 AUD

Parkgate Books. London. 2000. Reprint of the 2000 original published by PRC Publishing. 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Large format: 31 x 23.5. 1902616707

43442
SHACKLETON, Sir Ernest
SOUTH WITH ENDURANCE - Shackleton's Antarctic Expedition 1914-1917 - The Photographs of Frank Hurley
$125.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Books Australia. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Joanna Wright. 320 PP with 1 map, and a total of 651 b/w and 38 colour photos. Fp: Cruising through loose ice floes of pack-ice in the weddell Sea. Title page: Hurley with his cinematograph apparatus under Endurance bow, 1st September 1915. Eps: Endurance frozen in the heart of the pack, March 1915. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 30.5 x 31.5. 9780670912094

41513
SHALIMAR, (F.C. HENDRY)
DEEP SEAS AND SHOAL RIVERS
$60.00 AUD

William Blackwood. Edinburgh. 1949. 1st Ed. (6), 496 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is chipped with a few small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Dedicatory note on title-page dated 1951. A few light spots on outside page edges, o/wise contents near fine. Scarce with the dust jacket. 19 x 12.5.

Twenty tales of the sea including: Looting an island (Ichaboe), Easting Down or how to replace a propeller at sea between the Cape of Good Hope & Port Pirie....

74634
SHAPIRO, Irwin & STACKPOLE, Edouard A.
THE STORY OF YANKEE WHALING
$25.00 AUD

American Heritage Publishing / Golden Press. New York. 1959. 1st edition in the "American Heritage Junior Library" series. 5-153 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, prints,, drawings and photos. Half title page: Figurehead of the whaler "White Lily". Title spread: Peche de la Baleine. FEP: Peche du Cachalot. REP: "The Capture". Illustrated boards with light shelf wear, o/wise contents near fine. 26 x 18.5.

64705
SHEAD, Don & SUNSEEKER DESIGN
SUNSEEKER - The World's Finest Luxury Motoryachts
$50.00 AUD

Sunseeker International. London. 2004. August 2004 edition. 88 PP with colour illustrations (8 artworks, 8 sets of plans (26) and 100 photos). Decorated endpapers. Laminated boards with light wear/small bumps on corners, o/wise fine. Oblong: 28.5 x 30.5.

12304
SHIELDS, John
CLYDE BUILT, A history of shipbuilding on the River Clyde
$25.00 AUD

William McLellan & Co. Glasgow. 1949. 1st Ed. 173 PP with 12 head & tail pieces, plus 18 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Launch of the Queen Elizabeth. Endpapers: Facing Title-page: The "Queen Elizabeth" in the fitting out basin in John Brown's yard. Eps: Map of the docks. Green cloth cover with wear around edges and a little soiling. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, title page has a small piece at top corner missing, o/wise a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.5 x 14.

74601
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE DOG WATCH - No. 70
$15.00 AUD

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 2013. Issue No. 70 of The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Edited by Greg Wane. 120 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers (Cruise liner "Pacific Pearl" 5 March 2011). Near fine. 20.7 x 14.3.

Ships and Sea Stories, past and present. Tall Ships sails into Melbourne, compiled by M. B. Hutchinson. Photographing the Northern Cape York Lighthouses, by John Ibbotson. ...

31059
SIMPKIN, Richard
SEAMANSHIP FOR THE CRUISING YACHTSMAN
$20.00 AUD

Stanley Paul. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 6 tables, 38 b/w photos and 40 figures. Hard cover, dj. Signature of prevoious owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0091383005

From the choice, handling and care of ropes to handling the yacht under power, under sail, in heavy weather, confined waters...

10405
SIMPSON, MacKinnon
WHALE SONG - A Pictorial History of Whaling and Hawai'i
$30.00 AUD

Lahaina Whaling Museum. Honolulu. 1986. 1st Ed. 130 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Carved wooden figurehead. Eps: Plans / details of the whaling hermaphrodite brig Viola. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0896100200

Beautiful book. The whaling trade by whaleships of New England, based in Hawaiian waters.

74265
SKEMP, J. R.
TASMANIA: Yesterday and Today
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan and Co. Ltd. Melbourne. 1959. 2nd edition of the 1958 original. (6), VII, 257 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 drawing, 5 maps, 5 plates with drawings and 24 photos. Soft covers, (cloth), illustrated front cover. Stamp "Specimen Copy - With the Publisher's Compliments", on front endpaper. Fine. 18 x 12.5.

16037
SLEVIN, Alan
AUSTRALIAN SHIPS SKETCHBOOK
$30.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1972. 1st Ed. 111 PP with 60 sketches by the author. Ep: Map of Australasia with sketches of ships that served Australia. Hard cover, dj. Rubbed patch on front cover of dust jacket. Slight insect damage on fore edge of the front endpaper. Title page with address blocked out at top corner. Dated and signed by Alan Slevin, author/artist (next to his name). Very good. Oblong: 19 x 26.2. 0851794211

Description and illustration of the many and various types of merchant vessels which are a part of Australia's maritime history.

40782
SMITH, Captain J. A.
ANCILLARY SHIPBOARD SERVICES (in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers - Volume 81, No. 11, November 1969)
$15.00 AUD

Institute of Marine Engineers. London. 1969. Contains article P. 373 to 380 with 11 figures. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.

61344
SMITH, Fredrika Shumway
GEORGE DEWEY, Admiral of the Navy
$10.00 AUD

Rand McNally & Company. Chicago. 1963. 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w illustrations by Albert Orbaan (frontispiece, vignette on title page and 28 in text). Eps: colour illustration. Cloth cover, device (Naval Sword) on front cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.5.

40725
SMITH, James Montagu
SEND THE BOY TO SEA - The Memoirs of a Sailor on the Goldfields
$20.00 AUD

Five Mile Press. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed. Introduction, notes and epilogue by Peter Cuffley. XIV, 322 PP with 1 b/w illustration and 5 extracts of logbooks, plus 8 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 1865035661

4 voyages to Australia, and 1 coastal crossing. Ship Lancastrian, in 1851. Transport ship Sir Robert Seppings, in 1852. Passage in the barque Chicora from Melbourne to London in 1854. Clipper ship Red Jacket from Liverpool to Melbourne in 1855. Passage on the paddle-steamer London from Melbourne to Sydney, in 1856. Passage from Sydney to London on the ship La Hogue in 1857.

32946
SMITH, Peter
REBECCA - The restoration of an old yacht
$25.00 AUD

Heinemann. Auckland. 1978. 1st Ed. 84 PP with drawings, plans and sketches, plus 8 plates with 10 b/w photos. Fp: Rebecca, 1975. Eps: plans and line drawings of yacht Rebecca. Hard cover, dj (closed tears). Near fine. 31.2 x 26. 0868634158

16179
SNYDER, Paul & Arthur
HANDLING ROPES & LINES AFLOAT
$15.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing. London. 1970. Revised and enlarged edition of the 1967 original. (6), 104 PP with 201 b/w photos. Hard cover (simile vellum), dj (price clipped). Very good. 26 x 17.8. 0245506152

A guide on knots, coils and fouled lines, line handling... 8 pages of glossary terms.

35978
SOMNER, Graeme
DP&L - A History of the Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Company Ltd and Associated Shipping Companies
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1995. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 5 facsimiles of documents and 98 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Captain William Speedy. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.2 x 14.7. 0905617630

69818
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE
$85.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston, UK. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. R. E. Thomson. 236 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, plans, photos and 10 Flags and Funnels). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9781901703542

61721
SS MARIPOSA / SS MONTEREY
LUXURY CHRISTMAS CRUISE TO HAWAII AND TAHITI - 1976
$5.00 AUD

Pacific Far East Line. Sydney. 1976. Folded flyer (23 x 61.5): 6 folds with colour illustrations (1 sketch map and 18 photos). Very good. Folded format: 23 x 10.2.

Ex Auckland 21st Nov., Ex Sydney: 27 Nov 1976.

70525
STANNARD, Bruce
AUSTRALIA II - THE OFFICIAL RECORD
$45.00 AUD

Joyce Childress Management. Sydney. 1984. 1st edition with a foreword by Alan Bond. 296 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Upper and lower part of covers with light foxing. A near fine copy. 36 x 25. 0959131302

The boat and the team which brought the America's Cup to Australia after the 25th challenge.

74139
STEVENS, David & REEVE, John (editors)
THE NAVY AND THE NATION. The Influence of the Navy on Modern Australia
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. XXVI, 438 PP with 4 maps, 4 tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.7. 9781741147438

Collection of 18 essays: The Royal Navy in the Pacific: Sea Power and Imperial Endeavour by Geoffrey Till... The search for a strategic sea-base and the founding of Australia, by Tom Frame... The long triangulation: naval hydrography and the Great Barrier Reef, by Colin Jones...

36176
STITT, Lieutenant-Commander George
H.M.S. WIDEAWAKE - Destroyer and Preserver
$15.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1943. 2nd impression in August 1943 of the May 1943 original. 164 PP with 1 plan, plus 8 pages with 7 b/w photos. Fp: Typical VEE or W class destroyer. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper, dust jacket with small pieces missing, war economy paper, o/wise very good. 18.8 x 12.8.

First year of WWII, coastal convoy duties, withdrawal from Dunkirk... lost her bow through a mine and managed to reach port going astern.

74456
STROMNESS MUSEUM
SAIL & STEAM
$15.00 AUD

Stromness Museum. Stromness, Orkney. c. 1970. 1st Ed. 8 PP with 19 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: 2 photos of Shipping and Herring Curing at Stromness. Inside back cover: photo of "Countess Cadogan" & "Orcadia". Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.

Published in 1994, the centenary of the death of Robert Louis Stevenson whose family were Engineers to the Northern Lighthouse Board.

74498
STUART, John McDouall
J. McDOUALL STUART'S EXPLORATIONS, across the Continent of Australia with charts: 1861-62
$150.00 AUD

Public Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 1963. Facsimile reprint of the original c. 1863.. No. 4 in the "South Australian Facsimile Editions" series. (2), (II), 97 PP, plus 1 large folded map at rear of book. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Minimal light foxing and mostly on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. Image shows title-page. 21 x 14.

Diary of J. McDouall Stuart's exploration from Adelaide (South Australia), across the continent of Australia, December 1861 to December 1862.

74499
STURT, Captain Charles
NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION INTO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, performed under the Authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5, and 6 (in 2 Volumes + Maps)
$150.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1965. Facsimile Reprint of the original c. 1849.. No. 5 in the "Australiana Facsimile Editions" series. Volume I: (2), X, IV, 5-416, (13 publications) PP with 12 drawings, plus 1 large folded map and 8 plates (4 coloured and 4 b/w). Fp (in colour): Chaining over the Sand Hills to Lake Torrens. Vol. II: (2), 308, 92 (appendix), (2 & 12 (publications) PP with 7 drawings, plus 7 plates (2 in colour and 5 b/w). Fp: View from Stanley Range. Vol. "Maps": 2 large folded maps. Hard covers, simile velum, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Light soiling of covers. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 15.

74079
SWINSON, Mike & MAYS, Nicole
BLOOD, SWEAT & THE SEA
$80.00 AUD

40 / Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2017. 1st edition, with a foreword by Robert Clifford. 416 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards. Half title page with a dedicatory note to Peter Campbell, Australian Yachting specialist, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 28.7 x 22.4. 9780995367371

Biography of John Muir, a Tasmanian, who started from scratch to become one of the world's leading manufacturers of anchoring and mooring systems.

18057
SYMONDS, Tom
MAROUBRA SURF CLUB, The first 75 years
$50.00 AUD

Lester-Townsend Publishing. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 103 PP with numerous lists & tables, 3 bw illust., and 31 bw photos. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 27.2 x 19.5. 094985302X

40780
TAKEDA, Dr. Y.
DEVELOPMENT OF A JAPANESE DESIGN OF MARINE STEAM TURBINE PLANT (in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers - Volume 82, No. 5, May 1970)
$15.00 AUD

Institute of Marine Engineers. London. 1970. Contains article from P.153 to 170 with 1 photo, 4 tables and 23 figures. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.

72083
TANNAHILL, Reay (editor)
PARIS IN THE REVOLUTION - A Collection of Eye-witness Accounts
$15.00 AUD

The Folio Society. London. 1967. Second impression of the 1966 edition. 127 PP 52 illustrations (26 b/w and 26 colour). Hard covers (illustrated), cloth spine with title (a little rubbed). Address of previous owner on front endpaper, edges of covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.

44178
TARGETT, R. S. (editor)
JOURNAL OF COMMERCE - Annual Review 1964
$35.00 AUD

The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph Ltd. Liverpool. 1964. Yearly publication. 368 PP with advertisements, and b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos...). Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed), o/wise near fine. 28.4 x 21.6.

Annual Review of Shipping, Shipbuilding, Marine Engineering, Marine Insurance and kindred subjects during the year 1964. Shipping in the computer age...

20996
TAYLOR, John W. R.
PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD - Hippo Books No.18
$10.00 AUD

Longacre Press. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 61 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. Small format. Oblong: 10 x 12.7.

61 ships from the Italian Africa to the British Windsor Castle.

74554
TERRAINE,John
MONS, The Retreat to Victory
$15.00 AUD

B.T. Batsford. London. 1960. 2nd Impression. 224 PP with 33 b/w illust. and 5 maps in text. Blue cloth cover, price-clipped dust jacket is a littled faded near spine and with a few small chips and now in a protective sleeve. Otherwise contents are near fine. 23 x 15.

73979
THATCHER, David
THE HAURAKI GULF BOATIES ATLAS
$25.00 AUD

Captain Teach Press. Auckland. 1999. 1st Ed. 122 PP with tables, b/w location maps and 24 colour maps on full page. Laminated illustrated stiff covers, spiral bound. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Near fine. 30 x 22. 1877197165

... For both Power and Sail.

16672
THURSFIELD, Rear-Admiral H.G.
ACTION STATIONS!, The Royal Navy at War
$10.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. July, 1941. Reprint of the June 1941 original. 86 PP with 75 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped. Ageing of paper. Very good. 25 x 18.

An illustrated account of each of the many branches of the Royal Navy.

74360
TOFTS, Robert Graham
NORFOLK ISLAND WHALING DAYS, Tales & Yarns
$25.00 AUD

Author. Norfolk Island. 1997. 1st Edition. (6), 113 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover with light soiling, o/wise a very good copy, signed by the author. 29.7 x 21. 0646343777

62646
TOLLEY, Rear Admiral Kemp
YANGTZE PATROL - The U.S. Navy in China
$25.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1971. 1st Ed. Foreword by Victor H. Krulak. (8), XIV, (2), 330 PP with 32 b/w photos, plus 3 maps on full page. FEP: Map of China. REP: Graphic charts of the rapids on the upper Yangtze River. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Dust jacket has chips and some insect damage, but is complete. A little light foxing. Very good copy. 24 x 16.5. 0870217976

Story of the offshoot of the old U.S. Asiatic Fleet, between, 1784 and 1949.

60338
TOMPKINS, Robert (Bob)
COMPENDIUM OF AUSTRALASIAN MERCHANT SHIPS 1831 - 2008
$80.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia Inc. Melbourne. 2008. 1st Ed. 316 PP. Pictorial soft cover. A fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 9780959907995

A listing of non-sail-powered Australian, New Zealand and South Pacific merchant ships.

73246
TRUMBULL, Robert
TIN ROOFS AND PALM TREES - A Report on the New South Seas
$10.00 AUD

ANU Press. Canberra. 1977. 1st Ed. X, 302 PP with 17 maps, plus 16 PP with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Pacific Islands. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, and with light insect damage. Ex Library copy with stamps on front endpaper, recto and verso of title page, and pocket on rear endpapers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Otherwise contents clean and near fine. 23.5 x 15. 0708107443

Description of the various archipelagoes of the South Pacific in the mid 1970's. Chapter 5: New Caledonia, nickel plated paradise.

32536
TUCKER, Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume 1, Number 2
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1972. Winter 1972. 100-190 PP with b/w illust. Fp: La Guerrière. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Contents include: Building a 17th Century Dockyard Model, Modelling the German battleship 'Bismarck', Paddle tug "Reliant", An Early 19th Century Naval Cutter, Labour Saving Devices in Sail, ...

32609
TUCKER, Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume 1, Number 4
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1973. Summer 1973. 292-384, (5 Index) PP with b/w illust. Fp: Exhibition of models at the Royal Naval Museum, Somerset House. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Contents include: Paddle Tug "Reliant", Part 3 (conclusion), HMS 'Atalanta', 1775, Part 2, The Introduction of Steam into the Royal Navy, Part 4, ....

46473
TUCKER, Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Vol.1, Number 3
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1973. Spring 1973. 195-286 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Sovereign of the Seas. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.

HMS Victory, Paddle Tug 'Reliant', Part 2, Braces and brace winches, HMS Atalanta 1775, Making rigging blocks and dead eyes, ....

35842
TUREN, Teppo & McCABE, Elizabeth Maddox
THE TUNTSA
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 12 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. (1 map, 2 plans and 21 photos). Eps: Course of the Tuntsa. Hard cover, dj (closed tears). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

Successful attempt to migrate from Finland to the USA, during an unsuccessful voyage. Crossing from Helsinki to Dover, Brest, Casablanca, Safi, the Canary Islands interrupted by a shipwreck in the Virgin Island.

74577
UNDERHILL, Harold A.
SAILING SHIP RIGS AND RIGGING, with Authentic Plans of Famous Vessels of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
$40.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1955. Second edition of 1938 original. X, 128 PP with 32 illustrations, 33 plans by the author & 21 drawings & diagrams. Fp: Two-masted, topsail schooner. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Errata slip inserted on FFEP. A near fine copy and scarce in this condition. 24.5 x 18.

Identification of types, sail plans & description of each rig.

43141
VERNE, Henry
LE LAC LEMAN, Guide Officiel
$70.00 AUD

Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le Lac Léman. Lausanne. 1911. 1st Ed. 80, (22 advertisements) PP with 7 colour plates and 67 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded map in colour of Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 18 x 12.

Tourism on and around Lake Geneva by the ferry boats of Compagnie Générale de Navigation sur le Lac Léman.

18299
VILLIERS, Alan
OCEANS OF THE WORLD - Man's Conquest of the Sea
$15.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Fp: Mayflower II going to her berth in New York Harbour. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.

Aspects of the varied and interesting story of the ocean: sailing with Arabs, Maldivians, Trobriands. Square-rigger and nuclear ship...

19873
VILLIERS, Alan
CONVICT SHIPS AND SAILORS
$45.00 AUD

Philip Allan & Co London. 1936. 1st "Nautilus Library" edition No. 32, of the 1931 original "Vanished Fleets". 192 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Faint sellotape marks on endpapers. Copy with the scarce dust jacket. Very good. Small format. 17.4 x 11.5.

38288
VILLIERS, Alan
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR - Lord Nelson Sweeps the Sea
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1966. 2nd printing of the 1965 US original, in the Macmillan Battle Books series. 96 PP with 1 cross section of H.M.S. Victory, 2 maps and 37 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover (Macmillan Master Library Edition), dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16.4.

21st October, 1805, the day that sealed the fate of Napoleon but also saw the death of Nelson.

53865
VILLIERS, Alan
AND NOT TO YIELD - A Story of the Outward Bound
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London 1953. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 14 b/w illustrations by Jean Main & David Cobb. Fp: A photo of Warspite. Decorated hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Squiggle on front endpaper. Faint foxng. Very good. 19.5 x 14.

A cruise of the training ketch Warspite around Ireland with 12 boys from the Outward Bound Sea School, of Aberdovey.

64938
VILLIERS, Alan
THE QUEST OF THE SCHOONER ARGUS, A Voyage to The Banks and Greenland
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1951. 1st Ed. XI, 256 PP with 1 plan of the Argus, 1 diagram and 3 maps, plus 48 pages with 94 b/w photos by the author. Fp: The Doryman. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top outside edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few small chips and in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner at top of FFEP which has a little offsetting, light foxing on outside fore edge, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 23 x 15.

Sailing in 1950 with the Portuguese cod-fishing fleet to the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and to the Greenland fishing grounds of the Davis Straits.

74370
VILLIERS, Alan
SAILING EAGLE, The Story of the Coast Guard's Square-Rigger
$35.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1955. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations: vignette on title page, 5 headpieces and 204 b/w photos (between pages 45 and 192). Fp: Coast Guard training bark Eagle under sail. Gilt-engraved cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket pasted down on endpapers. Contents near fine. 24 x 16.6.

Interesting & factual account (history & description) of the Coast Guard and its training of men.

74463
VILLIERS, Alan
SONS OF SINDBAD - An Account of Sailing with the Arabs in their Dhows, in the Red Sea, round the Coasts of Arabia, and to Zanzibar and Tanganyika; Pearling in the Persian Gulf; and the Life of the Shipmasters and the Mariners of Kuwait
$80.00 AUD

Arabian Publishing. London. 2006. Reprint. Intorduction by William Facey, Yacoub al-Hijji and Grace Pundyk. ix, 403 PP plus 32 pages with 50 b/w photographs. Hard cover, dust jacket. As new. 24 x 16. 0954479238

74403
WALKER, Donald
BEACONS OF HOPE
$20.00 AUD

Neptune Press. Belmont, Vic. 1981. 1st Ed. 144, (7 bibliography & index) PP with bw illust. (plans, engravings, photos...). Title page: Lighthouse and walkway. Eps: Chart of Bass Strait. Stiff covers, pictorial front cover with light wear. Near fine. Oblong: 21.3 x 29.6. 0909131678

The disastrous succession of shipwrecks which led to the construction of a lighthouse on Cape Otway, and another on Cape Wickham (King Island).

14881
WALSH, Richard
KATHLEEN - The Biography of a Sailing Barge
$25.00 AUD

Terence Dalton. Lavenham, U.K. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 190 PP with 106 b/w illust. (line of ships, photos). Fp: Undersail. Eps: Harbour, docks & wharves served by the sailing barge Kathleen. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 28.2. 0861380460

The Kathleen, launched at Gravesend in 1901, and now a houseboat in Holland. Construction, sailing, owners, crew & refitting.

74279
WARD, Arthur
CHURCHILL'S SECRET DEFENCE ARMY: Resisting the Nazi Invader
$50.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Military. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 2013. 1st Ed. XXIV, 231, (1) PP with over 250 b/w and colour illustrations (documents, map, photos...). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 16.5. 9781848848085

33888
WARNER, Oliver
AN INTRODUCTION TO BRITISH MARINE PAINTING
$20.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 48 PP, plus 1 colour and 64 b/w plates. Fp: Boats on the Medway. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and on a sunned spine, dj (fragile). Some foxing, signature of previous owner on bottom of front endpaper. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.

44376
WENZ, Paul
REVUE FRANCE: Le Cocher de Reims - Le Caporal Jones - Entente Cordiale - Le Berger - La Dernière - R.F.C. - A la Campagne - D.S.O.
$70.00 AUD

Berger-Levrault. Paris. 1918, & 1919. 1st Ed., 4 issues bound together of Revue France. Issues 1st year, Nos. 1 (May 1918), 10 (October 1918) & 15 (December 1918), Issue 2nd year, No. 5 (March 1919). Total of 256 PP. Cloth cover bound copy retaining the original soft covers of the 4 issues. Ageing of paper. Very good. French text. 23.5 x 14.5.

8 short stories written during the First World War, by a French writer / novelist who settled in Australia in 1898. The author was born in Reims, France, in 1869. In 1892 he visited Australia where he spent two years jackarooing. He returned as a settler/grazier in 1898, purchasing a property on the Lachlan River in NSW.

18714
WESTWOOD, J. N.
FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1976. Reprint of 1975 Ed. 160 PP with 105 b/w photos & 30 tables. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 19.2.

Battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers, submarines and escorts. P.105-158: Chronology of the War at sea.

74299
WILKINSON, Frederick
ANTIQUE ARMS AND ARMOUR
$20.00 AUD

Ward Lock Ltd. London. 1972 1st Ed. 192 PP with hundreds of b/w photos of: Guns, Edged Weapons, Small Bladed Weapons, Weapons from the East and Armour. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips at top of front cover and head of spine. Discreet stamp of previous owner on froont endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 0706310241

35870
WILLIAMS, David L.
WHITE'S OF COWES - 'White's-built, well-built!'
$25.00 AUD

Silver Link Publishing. Peterborough, UK. 1993. 1st Ed., in the Maritime Heritage series. 96 PP with 1 family tree, 8 plans and 160 b/w illust. Half title page: Launch of the destroyer Fury, 10 September 1934. Title page: HMS Faulknor. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.4. 1957940113

The history and heritage of a famous shipbuilder, based on original manuscript notes by Raymond F. Sprake.

74455
WILSON, Bryce
THE LIGHTHOUSES OF ORKNEY
$15.00 AUD

Stromness Museum. Stromness, Orkney. c. 1998. Reprint of the 1994 edition. 16 PP with 24 b/w illustrations, including 12 b/w photos of lighthoises. Inside front cover: sketch map of the Orkney. Inside back cover: Robert Louis Stevenson and his father Thomas Stevenson, in 1868. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.

Published in 1994, the centenary of the death of Robert Louis Stevenson whose family were Engineers to the Northern Lighthouse Board.

74148
WILSON, J.R.
A CENTURY OF CARING: Latrobe's Hospital 1887 - 1987
$100.00 AUD

Graduate Nurses' Association, Centennial Celebrations Committee, Mersey General Hospital. Latrobe, Tas. 1988. Limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies (No. 514 / 1000). Foreword by Richard D. Ferris. XIV, 306 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, newspaper clippings, maps and plans, paintings, prints and photos). Eps. Hard covers, gilt decoration on front board "Devon Jubilee Hospital, 1887", gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 22 x 15.5. 0731602226

An illustrated history of the Devon Cottage Hospital, The Devon Public Hospital and the Mersey General Hospital in Northern Tasmania.