Maritime Books

Maritime Catalogue #105

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

75048
ALEXANDER, Alison & TOMLIN, Mollie
GLENORCHY 1804-1964
$40.00 AUD

Glenorchy City Council. Glenorchy, Tas. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by David J. Shields, Mayor. X, 382 PP with b/w illustrations (1 chart, 11 maps & diagrams, prints and photos) and colour illustrations (paintings, watercolours and photos). Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18. 18625245447

53137
ALLON, Dr. Fiona, & NICE, Rosie
SAILOR STYLE: Art . Fashion . Film
$40.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cutaway at centrefold). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 097514281X

66257
AMERICAN LINE
PASSENGER LIST: United States Mail Steamer "ST. LOUIS"
$90.00 AUD

Richardson, Spence & Co./International Navigation Company. Southampton. 1897. Second Cabin Passenger List from Southampton to New York: Saturday, December 25, 1897. Steamer St. Louis, Captain Wm. G. Randle. Folded list. Illustrated outside with list inside. Repaired at central fold. Few foxing spots. Very good. Rare. 14 x 21.7.

74867
ARCHER, William Henry
FACTS AND FIGURES: or Notes of Progress, Statistical and General
$50.00 AUD

Queensberry Hill Press. Melbourne. 1977. 1st edition limited to 500 hand numbered copies (No. 178 / 500) of the 1858 original.. No continuous pagination, (16), 88, (2) PP. Fp: Portrait of William Henry Archer. Cloth cover. Fine (as new condition). 29.5 x 24.3. 0909174067

11 issues: Vol. I, No. 1 (June 15 , 1857) to Vol. II, No. 3 (November 15 1857).

71552
ARMSTRONG, Warren
SQUARE-RIGGER DAYS
$25.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1964. 1st Ed. (6), 191 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Orig. cloth cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket frayed at head and foot of spine with a piece missing at the back and now in a clear protective sleeve. Stamp of previous owner on endpapers and outside edges. Very good copy of a scarce title. 22.2 x 14.2.

History of the square-riggers, the triumphs & tragedies which befell them: Lightning, Thermopylae & Cutty Sark. Kobenhavn lost without trace..

74580
ASHLEY, Clifford W.
THE ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS
$120.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1972. 4th reprint of the 1947 UK original, (1944 US). X, (2), 620 PP with 7000 drawings representing over 3800 knots, plus 8 pages of half-tones. Eps: Twelve sea chest ends showing beckets. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with light wear, no dust jacket. No signatures or markings and contents are near fine. Image shows bag lanyards, yoke rope, manrope and two Chinese priest cords on one page and blocks, deadeyes, bull's-eyes, hearts, thimbles, etc.. on the other.. 0571000738

Every practical knot, what it looks like, who uses it, where it comes from, how to tie it...

56141
AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Special Publication No.14
$45.00 AUD

Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 2008. 1st Ed. Special Publication Australian National Centre of Excellence for Maritime Archaeology No. 12. (2), X, 64 PP with 10 tables, 45 b/w figures (engravings and paintings, maps and plans, drawings and photos) and 2 figures with b/w drawings and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781876465032

... Shipwreck salvage in the Northern Territory: The wreck of the Brisbane as a case study in site salvage and material culture reuse, by David Steinberg.

62076
AUSTRALIA POST
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1911-2011 - First Day Issue 14 June 2011
$20.00 AUD

Australia Post. Canberra. 2011. First Day issue celebrating 100 years of the Royal Australian Navy: Colour card with illustrations of HMAS Australia (I), HMAS Sydney (IV) and the One Dollar coin, contained in an illustrated envelope with a window for the coin and 2 x 60 cent stamps. Clear plastic pocket. Mint condition. 11 x 19.

First day issue stamp: 14 June 2011, HMAS Cerberus - Collector's item (numbered Australia Post "Authentic Merchandise".

43120
BARJOT, Admiral Pierre & SAVANT, Jean
HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S SHIPPING
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1965. 1st English edition of the 1961 French original, translated by Carol Tomkins. 430 PP printed on quality glossy paper, with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings & photos), plus 16 colour plates & 2 plates with 8 colour photos. Title spread: Anchor. Eps: The Despatch-boat Acheron of the French Navy (watercolour by F. Roux). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and last pages and on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 21.5.

Most comprehensive.

72718
BARR, Jim and Mary
THE SOUTHERN CROSS FLIES AGAIN
$20.00 AUD

ANZ Banking Group (New Zealand) Ltd. Wellington. 1990. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 18 b/w illustrations: 1 adverisement, 2 cartoons and 15 photos. Soft covers, iluustrated front, staples. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.2 x 14.5. 0472009064

Trans Pacific Flight: Oakland, California (31st May 1928) - Honolulu, Hawaii - Suva, Fiji - Brisbane, Queensland - then Sydney (10th June 1928)..

12091
BATEMAN, Sam & SHERWOOD, Dick (editors)
AUSTRALIA'S MARITIME BRIDGE INTO ASIA
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin / Royal Australian Navy. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. XXIII, 247 PP with 46 tables and 13 figures. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 1863738932

Strategic issues for Asia and Australia - Australian maritime capabilities of relevance to Asia: ships and shipping, education and vocational training, aquaculture and mariculture...

70623
BEAN, Charles
THE LIFE & LOVE OF A SEAFARING MAN
$20.00 AUD

Charles Bean. Hobart, Tasmania. c. 2010.. 1st edition, with an introduction by Lorrie Neate. (4), 136 PP With b/w illustrations: 1 facsimile of document and 8 photos. Pictorial soft covers. Spine lightly rubbed. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page, o/wise fine. 20.8 x 14.8.

Royal Navy during WWII. Migrated and settled in Tasmania.

69722
BEAVER, Floyd
THE HOMEWARD BOUNDER and other sea stories
$25.00 AUD

The Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca, USA 1995. 1st Ed. Introduction by Kimball Livingston. XIV, (2), 239 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on half-title page, signed by the author. Covers have light wear with light foxing on edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0963758632

22284
BEAVER, Paul
MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 2 - INVINCIBLE CLASS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1984. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 96 PP with 3 organigrams, 5 figures & 117 b/w photos. Title spread: Invincible with only the Sea Dart Missile System. Half title page: Illustrious after its 1982 deployment in the South Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711013861

74515
BECKLER, Hermann
A JOURNEY TO COOPER'S CREEK
$50.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press & State Library of Victoria. Melbourne. 1993. 1st edition, No. 13 in the Miegunyah Press series. Translated by Stephen Jeffries and Michael Kertesz. Editor's Preface and Introduction by Stephen Jeffries. XLV, 205 PP with 9 drawings & 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 2 b/w and 2 colour illustrations and 1 large folded map tipped in on rear endpaper. Hard covers, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 24.2 x 15.5 9780522844849

42697
BENNETT, George
WANDERINGS IN NEW SOUTH WALES, BATAVIA, PEDIR COAST, SINGAPORE AND CHINA; being the journal of a Naturalist in those countries during 1832, 1833, and 1834 (in two volumes)
$120.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1967. Facsimile reprint of the 1834 original, No. 115 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Volume I: (2), XVI, 440, (1) PP with 4 drawings. Fp: Bugong Mountain. Volume II: (2), VIII, 428 PP. Fp: Dutch & English portion of the European Factory at Canton. Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 22.2 x 14.5.

75136
BENNETT, Ivan L. (editor)
THE HYMNAL - Army and Navy
$150.00 AUD

United States Government Printing Office / A.S. Barnes & Co. . Washington, D.C. 1942. 1st Ed. 607 PP with 15 b/w illustrations and information on the "Way to the Cross" and hundreds of musical scores. FEP: A Prayer for the Army. REP: A Prayer for the Navy. Cloth covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. A shoulder patch of the Americal Division loose and a tipped in note (on verso of the free fly of the front endpaper), stating that it was used by the US soldiers based in New Caledonia during the during World War Two. Americal Division, i.e. American in New Caledonia Division. A fine copy. Image also shows the shoulder patch of the Americal Division. 22.2 x 15.

After Pearl Harbour, and up to Tokyo surrender, some 700.000 US personnel (Army / Air Force / Navy / Marine Corps / Coast Guard) transited in New Caledonia.

22136
BERRY, P. F., BRADSHAW, S. D. & WILSON, B. R. (editors)
RESEARCH IN SHARK BAY, Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee
$25.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 1990. 1st Ed. VIII, 326 PP with b/w fig. & tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 17. 0730939197

The joint French/W.A. scientific expedition made to Shark Bay in July 1988. This team revisited the areas where early French navigators had landed and collected natural history specimens.

74920
BICKEL, Lennard
SHACKLETON'S FORGOTTEN ARGONAUTS
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1982. 1st Ed. XIIII, 230 PP plus 16 pages with b/w photos. Eps: Antarctic continent and Great Ross Ice Shelf. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0333338677

The castaways of the "Aurora" on the Ross ice shelf.

44139
BLAKE, George
THE BEN LINE - The History of William Thomson and Co. of Leith and Edinburgh, and of the Ships owned and managed by them 1825-1955
$20.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. London. 1956. 1st Ed. X, 222 PP with 1 genealogical table, plus 30 pages with 1 map and 35 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ben Lomond at Hong Kong in 1890. FEP: 3 maps (North and Baltic Seas, the Firth of Forth, South East Asia). REP: Map of the world. Cloth cover, gilt House Flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a few chips and is protected. Occasional light foxing around edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

74872
BLANDFORD, Percy
CARPENTRY
$25.00 AUD

Macdonald Educational Ltd. London. 1979. 1st cased edition, in the Macdonald Guidelines series. 96 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 20.8 x 15.8. 0356064344

69609
BLORE, Lieutenant-Commander Trevor
COMMISSIONED BARGEES - The Story of the Landing Craft
$30.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. c. 1945. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral Thomas H. Troubridge. 216 PP, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers with a few marks and light shelf wear, gilt title on spine. War economy paper, remnants of tape marks on endpapers and a little light foxing. Otherwise, internally near fine. Scarce. Image shows the title-page. 23.5 x 15.5.

74345
BOND, Creina & SIEGFRIED, Roy
ANTARCTICA. No Single Country, No Single Sea
$15.00 AUD

Mayflower Book. New York. 1979. 1st US edition, with a foreword by Peter Scott. 176 PP with 2 maps, 100 colour plates with 100 b/w (small format) for captions. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 30.8 x 24.7. 0831703806

43914
BONNER, W. Nigel
WHALES
$15.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1980. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Mammal series. X, 278 PP with tables and 73 figures, plus 8 pages with 14 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and a little rubbed on front) . Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.2. 0713708875

65261
BOURKE, Kevin
MAN OF IRON, SHIP OF STEEL: The Story of Vic Meyer and Solo
$40.00 AUD

Author. Kingscliff, NSW. 2014. 1st Edition. Foreword by Sir James Hardy. 198 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Signed by the author on front endpaper. New. Oblong: 21.7 x 30.2. 9780646926094

Few yachts in the world could match Solo's career as a Racer (Sydney/Hobart, Brisbane/Gladstone, Trans Tasman race...), cruiser (circumnavigation of Australia, the Pacific, and the world), and Antarctic explorer with Dr David Lewis.

74951
BRETTINGHAM-MOORE, J.
MARITIME TASMANIA - A Cruising Guide with Historical Notes and Coastal Photography
$50.00 AUD

Shadrach. Cambridge, Tasmania. 1988. 1st Ed. 190 PP with 4 charts, 10 b/w illustrations (3 photos and 7 engravings), 40 b/w photos, and 99 maps & plans. "Supplementary anchorage charts" tipped in on front endpaper. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light wear around edges. Dust jacket with repaired tears and now in protective sleeve. Name and address of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise contents near fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0731633318

Discovery and exploration, settlement, sealing and whaling. Then cruising guide with 98 maps and plans.

75319
BROWN, Charles H.
NICHOLLS'S SEAMANSHIP AND NAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE for Second Mates', Mates' and Masters' Examinations
$10.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1934. Reprint of the 16th edition of 1931. XX, 620 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings, photos and sketches) and 7 colour diagrams, plus 8 colour plates, 1 folded map and 1 large folded Capacity Plan at back of book. Fp: Wheelhouse equipment. Cloth covers, spine present but detached and needs rebacking. Gutters starting. Signatures of previous owners on endpapers. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. Contents complete and sold as is. 21.5 x 14.2.

71173
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
TASMANIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 1 1797-1899
$65.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2020. Revised edition of the 2nd edtion of 2012 (original of 1998. No. 51B in the Roebuck series. XIV, 318 PP with b/w or colour illustrations (charts, maps, plans, drawings, paintings and photos). FEP: Charts of Tasmania and approaches to Derwent River and Hobart-Town. REP: chart of Bass Strait with 10 insets. Hard cover, title in blind on front board and spine, dj. Signed on title page by Graeme Broxam, publisher and co-author. Fine. 31 x 24.8. 9780648725220

74896
BURTON, Valerie (Editor)
LIVERPOOL SHIPPING, TRADE & INDUSTRY
$15.00 AUD

National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside. Liverpool. 1989. 1st Ed. V, 112 PP with 7 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0990367344

Bulk Trades and Development of the Port of Liverpool, Seafarers and Shipping Entrepreneurs, The Jhelum and the Liverpool Shipbuilders, ...

75055
BYARD, Ian and McBAIN with DICK, H.W.
THE AGENCY - Macdonald, Hamilton, & Co., AUSN, P&O and Inchcape in Australia, 1915-2015
$60.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia, Inc. Melbourne. 2023. 1st Ed. XVI, 304 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Brisbane River with tug boat "Forceful" and "Coringa" with AUSN cargo ship Mallina. Half title page and title page with House-Flag. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780975689660

Agency established by Lord Inchcape in 1915 ...

72710
BYRNES, Paul
QANTAS BY GEORGE ! The Remarkable Story of George Roberts
$30.00 AUD

The Watermark Press. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. Foreword by James Strong. 196 PP with over 150 b/w illustrations (drawings, ephemera, 10 headpieces, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23.3 x 18. 9780949284525

74619
CADORET, Bernard, BENNETT, Jenny ... (editors)
MARITIME LIFE AND TRADITIONS - Nos. 25 to 31
$120.00 AUD

WoodenBoat Publications. Brooklin, Maine. 2004 / 2006 7 issues bound together. A total of 600 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, each issue with their original pictorial stiff covers. Blue cloth with gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner inside front cover. Contents are fine. Image shows cover of Issue No.26. 28 x 22.

No. 25: Sailing with Vikings, by Phil Wood. The Chinchas and the Guano Trade, by Richard J. King. ... No. 26: Classic American Whaling Songs, by Stuart M. Frank. The three lives of a Barque: Gorch Fock / Tovaritch / Gorch Fock, by Miroslav Tsanov. No. 27: Working the Indian Coast, by Mike Smylie. No. 28: Götheborg, by Holly Hollins. Four Jangadeiros on a Raft, by Jean-Paul Mathelier. No.29: A Ballad of East and West by Roger Michael Johnson, The Return of Bessie Ellen by Graham MacLachlan, Matt Walsh, Born and Bred to the Sea, by Thomas Skahill, The Thirsty Mariner, by James E. Held. No. 30: Donald Mckay, Ship Designer and Builder, by David W. Shaw. No. 31: Mr. Yamashita and his Cormorants, by Richard King. ...

74889
CALAHAN, Harold Augustin
RIGGING
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1946. 4th Printing of 1940 original. X, 276 PP with 62 figures. Fp: Your rigging is the structure on which you erect your power plant. Cloth cover, title on front and spine. Covers a little soiled with light wear on edges. Previous owner's bookplate on FFEP. Contents are near fine. 20 x 14.

49090
CASSIDY, John
THE KLUTZ BOOK OF KNOTS
$20.00 AUD

Budget Books Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1988. 1st Australian edition. No pagination, 18 PP (12 stiff paper and 6 card paper) with colour illustrations. Card cover, spiral bound. Fine. 23 x 15. 0732302919

How to tie the world's 25 most useful hitches, ties, wraps and knots.

67307
CHANDLER, David G. (Foreword)
THE TIMECHART OF MILITARY HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

The Timechart Company / Worth Press. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and (mostly) colour illustrations. Title spread: US Marines at Iwo Jima. Eps: Medieval "bombard". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Small chip at top edge of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 31.5 x 25. 9781903025000

Pages 57 to 89: A - Z of Great Battles.

57005
CHAPMAN, Charles F. & HORENBURGER, F.W.
PRACTICAL BOAT BUILDING. Useful hints and suggestions for the amateur boat builder...
$60.00 AUD

Motor Boating Series. New York. 1961. Revised and enlarged edition. Volume 34 in the Motor Boating's Ideal series. 260 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photographs). Illustrated cloth cover. Offsetting on endpapers, faint and occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 30 x 22.

... from laying down the lines full size to the correct use of fiberglass...

68860
CHARLES, Daniel
LIGHTHOUSES OF THE ATLANTIC
$50.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 2001. 1st English edition of the 1999 French original, translated by Lisa Davidson. 240 PP with hundreds of colour photographs by Guillaume and Philip Plisson. Fp: Carbide lamp at the Ar-men lightouse. Eps: Créac'h lighthouse, Ouessant island. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 34.5 x 24 0304356530

33731
CHARLEWOOD, Geoff
TROOPSHIP MEMORIES - A Dip in the Ocean
$30.00 AUD

Navigator Books. London. 1996. 1st Ed. (10), 126 PP with 12 b/w photos (11 of ships). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.6. 0902830627

On the Passenger ships of the "British India" Company, between 1941 and 1946.

65018
CHESNEAU, Roger & RIMELL, Ray
SEA HARRIER - British Aerospace Sea Harrier FRS MK 1
$20.00 AUD

Linewrights Ltd Publication. Chipping Ongar, Essex. 1984. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Aeroguide series. 32 PP with 69 b/w photos and 9 line drawings and colour profile by Steve Archibald. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29/7 x 21. 0946958025

56291
CHIPMAN, Elizabeth
AUSTRALIANS IN THE FROZEN SOUTH - Living & Working in Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1978. 1st Ed. (6), 90 PP with 1 map, 7 bw illust. and 54 bw photos in text plus 16 pages with 27 colour photos. Illust. half title page and title page. Fp: Map of Antarctica. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0170052605

Early history of Antarctic exploration. Sciences outposts on subantarctic islands and on the continent. Flora & fauna.

43220
CHRISTIAN, F. W.
EASTERN PACIFIC LANDS - Tahiti and the Marquesas Islands
$200.00 AUD

Robert Scott. London. 1910. 1st Ed. 269 PP, plus 6 maps (2 of them folded) and 56 b/w plates. Fp: A group of Tahitian men in festal attire. Original blue cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly flecked. Foxing spots on endpapers, a few pages and outside edges, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 23.3 x 17.

Travel, adventure, and historical inquiry amongst the islands of Eastern Polynesia at the beginning of the 20th century.

15718
CLAMPETT, Muriel E.
WHILOM WILDERNESS
$30.00 AUD

Muriel E. Clampett. Melbourne. c. 1982. 1st edition with a foreword by David Witton, England. (8), 92 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Spine and boards lightly sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.6 x 19. 0646123254

Family story beginning with the 1827 voyage to Tasmania of the barque "Caroline" chartered by the Van Diemen's Land Company. It ends with the release from jail of Lieut. George Ramsdale Witton who fought in the Boer War and was one of the "Scapegoats of Empire".

75036
COCKER, Kathleen
EARLY HOUSES OF THE NORTH WEST COAST OF TASMANIA
$15.00 AUD

G.H. Stancombe of Glendessary. Western Junction. 1984. 2nd edition of the 1973 original. Forword by Dr. C. Craig. 90 PP with illustrations (34 drawings and 60 watercolours) by Miss Kathleen Cocker. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25.5 x 18.

68457
COLE, Sanford D.
SHIPMASTERS' HANDBOOK TO THE MERCHANT SHIPPING ACTS
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1933. 4th edition of the 1913 original. XVII, (3), 268 PP. Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Light foxing. Name of previous owner and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Some pencilled marginal lines or underlining of text, o/wise near fine. Image shows title-page. 21.8 x 14.2.

Being a practical guide to the Acts and Regulations for Shipmasters and all connected with the Mercantile Marine.

71932
COLFELT, David
100 MAGIC MILES OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF: The Whitsunday Islands
$25.00 AUD

Windward Publications. Berry, NSW. 2000. 6th edition of the 1985 original. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations: maps and plans, drawings and photos (including aerial views of Islands). Illustrated title spread, half title page and endpapers. Pictorial stiff cover with clear plastic protection. Fine. 28 x 21.2. 0958698910

First part: The Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef (resorts, camping, visiting, boating...). Second part: Anchorages of the Whitsundays with maps, plans...

40234
COLWELL, Max
THE JOURNEY OF BURKE AND WILLS
$20.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: The statue of Burke and Wills, Spring Street, Melbourne. Fp: Portrait of Robert O'Hara Burke. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 21.7. 0600041379

34016
CONNELL, John & HOWITT, Richard (editors)
MINING AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN AUSTRALASIA
$15.00 AUD

Sydney University Press. Sydney. 1993. Reprint of the 1991 original. X, 205 PP with 2 graphs, tables and 12 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.7. 0424001772

74928
CONY, Paul J. & CONDRON, ALAN (editors)
LLOYD'S NAUTICAL YEAR BOOK 1993
$20.00 AUD

Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1992. Yearly edition. 416 PP with figures (plans, sketch maps and photos), graphs, tables and illustrated advertising material. Hard cover, gilt crest and title on front cover and gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner (with number) on front endpaper and title page. Contents fine. 24 x 15.7. 1850444196

The year in Shipping, by David Burrell. Ship management, by G. Paul Gunton. ... Ports - expansion and privatisation, by Mike Mundy. Marine casualties.

74656
COOPER, Bill and Laurel
SELL UP AND SAIL - Taking the Ulysses Option
$20.00 AUD

Nautical Books / A & C Black Publishers. London. 1987. Reprint of the 1986 original. 336 PP with b/w illustrations: 20 drawings by Laurel Cooper , 18 sketches and 38 photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780713632705

65939
COOPER, James, KLUDAS, Arnold & PEIN, Joachim
THE HAMBURG SOUTH AMERICA LINE
$40.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword in German and English by Dr. John Henry de La Trobe and Horst Schomburg. 192, (4 pictorial appendix ) PP with 425 b/w illustrations. Pictorial appendix by Dietmar Borchert with 10 House flags and funnels, and 10 profiles (in colour). Fp (in colour): Cape Polonio. Half-title page: House Flag H S D G. Eps: Mappemonde with the Company's routes. Cloth cover, gilt house flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617509

The German shipping line Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft. History, fleet list...

70413
CORBETT, Sir Julian S.
NAVAL OPERATIONS - History of the Great War based on Official Documents - Volume II
$20.00 AUD

Naval & Military Press & The Imperial War Museum. London. c. 2009. Paperback reprint of the 2nd edition of 1929. XII, 448 PP with 2 maps "Gallipoli, the southern beaches" in text, plus16 plates (5 of them on double page). Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease. 5 pages with some hightlighting of text. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5 1843424908

74735
COTTON, Bernard C.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MOLLUSCA - PELECYPODA
$40.00 AUD

W. L. Hawes, Government Printer. Adelaide. 1961. 1st Ed., in the "Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia" series. Foreword by Mark L. Mitchell. 363 PP with over 350 figures (sketches, drawings and photos). Spine with small piece missing at foot (on 1.5 cms), o/wise a fine copy. 24.7 x 15.4.

69960
COWDEN, James E.
THE PRICE OF PEACE - Elder Dempster 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Jocast Limited. Liverpool. 1981 1st Ed. 99 PP with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 20.6 x 13.7. 0950748005

Record of the losses during WWII of this shipping line: 26 vessels, 144,465 gross tons & 478 sea-going personnel.

43169
COWSILL, Miles & HENDY, John
THE SEALINK YEARS 1970 - 1995
$15.00 AUD

Ferry Publications. Kilgetty, UK. 1995. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 2 maps, 3 profiles in colour, 95 b/w and 54 colour photos. Inside front cover: St David in the English Channel. Inside back cover: Stena Normandica leaving Fishguard. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.6 x 21.4. 1871947359

74934
CRAINER, Stuart
ZEEBRUGGE: LEARNING FROM DISASTER - Lessons in Corporate Responsibility
$25.00 AUD

Herald Families Association. London. 1993. 1st Ed. XVI, 170 PP. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0951999508

6 March 1987: P&O-owned car ferry "Herald of Free Enterprise" capsizes off Zeebruge: 192 passengers and crew die.

42181
CUMMING, C. F. Gordon
A LADY'S CRUISE IN A FRENCH MAN-OF-WAR
$125.00 AUD

William Blackwood and Sons. Edinburgh. 1882. New edition, complete in one volume. (2), XIV, 366 PP, (2 hand written index), plus 8 plates illustrated by the author, and 1 large folded map in colour, at rear of book. Fp: "Papeete. Capital of Tahiti". Cloth covers, decorated front with "The "Wa Kalou" or God's own Fern), gilt title on spine. Head and foot of spine slightly rubbed. Bookplate of a previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.5.

A cruise on the French warship "Le Seignelay" between Fiji and Tahiti with calls in Tonga & Samoa. Life on board a French warship with glimpses of these islands, ...(1877-78).

67973
CUMPSTON, J. S.
THE FURNEAUX GROUP, BASS STRAIT, First Visitors 1797-1810
$15.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1972. 1st Ed. Publication Roebuck Society No. 5. IV, 35 PP with 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 b/w photos & 1 chart on double page. Soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0950085855

69437
CUNNINGHAM, Doug & SOFILAS, Mark
TWO DECADES OF CHALLENGE
$120.00 AUD

Advance Australia Challenge / Terra-Graphics (W.A.) Pty. Ltd. Perth, W.A. 1983. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies hand numbered and signed by the artist Mark Sofilas (No. 277). 52 PP with 57 duo-tone illustrations and 15 colour plates tipped in. Eps: The "America's Cup". Leather bound, gilt devices and title on front board. Fine. Large folio : 43 x 34. 0959284400

53868
CURTIS, Cynthia, O'BRIEN, Mike & HYLAN, Doug (compilers)
FORTY WOODEN BOATS - A Third Catalog of Building Plans
$15.00 AUD

Woodenboat Publications. Brooklin, Maine. 1995. 1st Ed. Introduction by John Wilson, editor. 96 PP with 5 drawings and 40 sets of plans (line drawings, sails plans...). Title page: Redwing. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.7 x 20.5. 0937822329

74941
D'ALPUGET, Lou
YACHTING IN AUSTRALIA, From Colonial Skiffs to America's Cup Defence
$15.00 AUD

Wm. Collins. Sydney. 1986. 2nd edition of the 1980 original. 423 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 20 pages with 38 colour photos. Eps: Eastern seaboard with track of ocean races. Hard cover, dj. Lower edges of covers with signs of shelf wear. Dust jacket with a long tear at foot of spine, and now in a protective sleeve. Very good. 26 x 20. 0002175444

Comprehensive coverage of Australian yachting.

74593
DAKIN, William John, BENNETT, Isobel & POPE Elizabeth
AUSTRALIAN SEASHORES, A guide for the beach-lover, the naturalist, the shore fisherman, and the student
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1976. 1st edition in the Australian Natural Science Library series, of the 1969 "Revised Edition". XII, 372 PP with 23 figures, plus 96 b/w & 3 colour plates. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Library pocket on rear endpaper but no stamps. Dust jacket with short repairs and in a protective sleeve. Very good plus copy. 24.2 x 16. 0207133220

56173
DENOON, Donald (editor)
EMERGING FROM EMPIRE? DECOLONISATION IN THE PACIFIC
$60.00 AUD

Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies - A.N.U. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. (4), III, 208 PP. Soft covers. Near fine. 29.1 x 20.7. 0731328557

Proceedings of a workshop at the Australian National University, December 1996. 27 papers: The decolonisation of Fiji: debate on Constitutional change - Who made Western Samoa independent? - From the New Hebrides to Vanuatu - Prospects for New Caledonia: the challenge of Ouvéa, by David Small - Refelections on Political Murder: New Caledonia 1984, by Bronwen Douglas. The US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands: A paradox of independent Dependency...

69980
DEVENISH, John F.
SAILORS IN CIVIES
$80.00 AUD

Author. Ellenbrook, WA. 2005. 1st Ed. (6), 160 PP with b/w illustrations: facsimile of documents (house-flags, letters, logbooks, discharge booklets ... and over 90 photos). Soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 29.2 x 20.7. 0646453068

Life of sailors of the British Merchant Ships of the Blue Star Line, during the 1950's and 1960's.

32858
DIBNER, Bern
THE VICTORIA AND THE TRITON - Two global expeditions reveal the advance in marine technology with the passage of four and a third centuries
$15.00 AUD

Burndy Library. Norwalk, Conn., USA. 1962. 1st Ed., publication No. 19 of the Burndy Library. 58 PP with 30 b/w illust. (1 map, 8 photos, and engravings), plus 1 folded coloured map of Maris Pacifici. Cloth cover binding the original copy (pictorial card covers), gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Small bump on top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

First circumnavigation by the Victoria of the Magellan expedition, 1519-1522. Submerged circumnavigation on the nuclear-propelled USS Triton, 1960.

74932
Directorate of Naval Staff Studies
THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BRITISH MARITIME DOCTRINE - BR 1806
$25.00 AUD

The Defence Council / HMSO. London. 1996. 2nd impression of the 1995 original. Foreword by Admiral Sir Jock Slater. 256 PP with 9 head pieces with colour, organization charts and 54 b/w photos. Stiff covers (laminated), pictorial front. Sticker of previous owner inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.8.. 011772470X

Security and Defence policy ... to Maritime Combat Capablities. Pages 197 to 241: Glossary from Access ... to Work Up

70639
DIVING
RAN DIVING MANUAL - ABR 155 - Volume 2: Regulations and Practical Diving
$100.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy) Canberra. 1980 / 1983. 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 2, Chapters 8 to 18. (4), XIV, 248 PP (14 of them large folded) with tables and b/w or colour figures (drawings, flages, graphs ...). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder somewhat soiled. Contents fine. 32 x 25.

Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.

15585
DMYTRYSHYN, B. et al. (Edits.)
RUSSIAN PENETRATION OF THE NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN 1700-1797 To Siberia and Russian America, Three Centuries of Russian Eastward Expansion - VOLUME II: A Documentary Record
$50.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland. 1988. 1st Ed. LXXXVI, 558 PP (2 colophons) with double-page map & 62 b/w illustrations, some of which are charts & plans. Eps. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26.5 x 16. 087595149X

Eighty six documents: first-hand reports of trader-explorers and Imperial captains.

32102
DOAK, Wade
THE CLIFF DWELLERS - An Undersea Community
$20.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. Auckland. 1979. 1st edition of an updated 1971 Beneath New Zealand Seas. (8), 80 PP with 23 b/w figures, plus 52 pages containing 50 plates with 55 colour photos. Illustrated title page and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint watermark on lower margin of the text pages and on back cover of dust jacket, signature on front endpaper, o/wise a very clean good copy. 22.2 x 18.7. 0340245530

Known life forms of the temperate continental shelf found on the steep cliff-walls of the Poor Knights Islands.

51522
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XXI, No.1-4
$30.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1955, 1956. No. 1 (Autumn 1955) to No. 4 (Summer 1956). No. 1: 58 PP with 28 b/w and duotone photos. No. 2: 58 PP with 1 map and 28 b/w and duotone photos. No. 3: 54 PP with 34 b/w and duotone photos. No. 4: 54 PP with 36 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

No.1: In those brave days of Sail, by Captain William F. Reid. T'was in Trafalgar Bay ..., 150th anniversary. No. 2: In those brave days of Sail, by Captain William F. Reid. In the Cygnet's Lifeboat, by Captain F. C. Jarrett. No. 3: In those brave days of Sail. Salving of the Polynesia, by Captain H. Parsons. No. 4: Sail in the 'Sixties, by Harry Hine. On Christmas Island (Pacific Ocean), October 1919, with Admiral Lord Jellicoe, by Vice Admiral Oliver Leggett.

48473
du CANE, Peter
HIGH-SPEED SMALL CRAFT
$25.00 AUD

Temple. London. 1951. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP with 139 figures in text (23 b/w photos) plus 18 plates with 27 b/w photos. Fp: 73 ft. motor torpedo boat. FEP: Sectional drawing of a M.T.B. REP: Sectional drawing of Jet-propelled Bluebird. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (faded), price-clipped dust jacket is rubbed and soiled around edges with a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. A little light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 15.5.

Types, stability, seaworthiness and manoeuvrability... propelling, record breakers..

74772
DUFEK, Rear Admiral George J.
THROUGH THE FROZEN FRONTIER
$15.00 AUD

Harcourt, Brace & Co. New York. 1959. 1st Ed. in "The Exploration of Antarctica" series. 192 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map on double page, 1 painting and 43 photos. Cloth cover, device on front board, title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is chipped around edges and a little soiled. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise contents clean and a near fine copy. 20.5 x 14.

Operations Deep Freeze I, II, III, IV.

66993
DUNMORE, John & DE BROSSARD, Maurice
LE VOYAGE DE LAPEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)
$450.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 1985. 1st edition in Voyages et Découvertes series. Tome I: XIII, 315 PP with 75 b/w & colour illustrations, plus a folded chart (in three parts) in rear pocket. Tome II: XIII, 512 PP with 192 b/w & colour illustrations. Both volumes bound in blue cloth with colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front board and spine, and contained in an illustrated cloth slipcase. Dedicatory note on half title page of Volume I, dated and signed by the author. Endpapers of Volume II split at the gutter. Faint foxing. French text. A near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 30.5 x 22. 2110808578

75060
DUXBURY, Ken
THE LUGWORM CHRONICLES
$25.00 AUD

Lodestar Books. London. 2014. 1st combined edition of 3 titles published in 1973, 1975 & 1976, with a 2011 postscript. Introduction by Roger Barnes. 491 PP with b/w illustrations: headpieces, endpieces, c. 22 sketch maps, drawings and photos. Soft covers, illustrated front. Fine. 21.5 x 16. 9781907206283

1: Lugworm on the loose (from Great Britain to the Greek Archipelagoes).. 2: Lugworm Homeward Bound (from Greece to England via French Canal du Midi). 3: Lugworm Island Hoping (Scilly Isles and Hebrides).

16336
DWYER, Barry & BUCHANAN, Neil
THE RESCUE OF ELIZA FRASER
$70.00 AUD

Dwyer & Buchanan. Noosa. 1986. 150th Anniversary Ed. IV, 50 PP with maps, sketches & photos. Pictorial soft covers (stapled) are a little browned around edges, with a few small soil spots. Previous owner's signature (Drury Clarke) on front cover plus his personal notes on the launching of the book stapled on inside rear cover. Signed by the author on the inside front cover, thanking Dr. Drury Clarke, then President of the Queensland Historical Society, for his launching of the publication. Contains 2 loosely inserted relevant newspaper articles. A very good copy. Scarce. 29.7 x 21. 0959078819

Rescue of Eliza Fraser, following the wreck of the "Stirling Castle" with 13 appendices for explanations.

69745
DWYER, Philip
NAPOLEON - Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815 - 1840
$40.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2018. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 390, (4) PP with 1 map of St Helena (with location map) and 14 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 25 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781408891759

22801
EADDY, P. A.
SAILS BENEATH THE SOUTHERN CROSS
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1954. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. Fp: The Iron Barque Manurewa. Hard covers, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine.. Photo "Manurewa under sail" tipped in on front endpaper. Some foxing, o/wise very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.

The intercolonial trade between Australia, New Zealand and South Sea islands.

51195
EDWARDS, Brian
THE MATILDA MISSION
$15.00 AUD

Coolindah. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir Fred Chaney. X, 100 PP with 1 map on double page, 2 drawings and 30 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 1863022791

Solo flight on a 1943 Tiger Moth between England and West Australia. 2nd March to 13th May 1990.

74939
EDWARDS, Herbert W.
UNDER FOUR FLAGS
$35.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1954. 1st Ed. 223 PP plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fp: Steel-built three-masted barque at the end of the nineteenth century. Hard cover, chipped dust jacket is in a protective sleeve, o/wise contents are fine. 22.2 x 15.

Apprentice on the Norwegian square-rigger Solheim. Under the Red Ensign of the British Merchant Service, the Blue Ensign of the RNR and the White Ensign of the RN.

13794
EDWARDS, Hugh
PEARLS OF BROOME and Northern Australia
$20.00 AUD

Author. Perth. 1994. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 1 b/w and 82 colour photos. FEP: Pearling lugger under sail, by R. Shardlow. Title pages: Pearling luggers at low tide. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0646193090

75202
ELLIS, William
JOURNAL OF WILLIAM ELLIS - Narrative of a Tour of Hawaii, or Owhyhee; with Remarks on the History, Traditions, Manners, Customs, and Language of the Inhabitants of the Sandwich Islands
$70.00 AUD

Charles E. Tuttle Co. Rutland, Vermont. 1979. 1st Tuttle edition of the 1825 original, with an introduction by Thurston Twigg-Smith (1963) and Terence Barrow (1978). XXIV, 363 PP with 13 b/w illustrations (1 Hawaiian flag, 3 drawings and 9 plates), plus 1 folded Chart of the Sandwich Isles and the frontispiece: William Ellis, Missionary from the Society and Sandwich Islands. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 23 x 15.5. 0804812985

66358
ERICKSEN, Hilary, FOX, Paul, HOBAN, Mary ...
2009 COLLECTION OF AUSTRALIAN STAMPS
$100.00 AUD

Australian Postal Corporation. Melbourne. 2009. Edition of the 2009 Collection. 54, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus the 4 stock sheets with the 115 mint stamps including the 9 miniature sheets and 3 sheetlets issued for 2009 (face value 89.10 A$).. Hard cover, illustrated front board, with matching slip case. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 21.5. 9780642368393

Australia Post - 200 Years. Queensland 150 years.

19344
EVANS, Alun
A NAVY FOR AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

ABC. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. (2), 172 PP with 8 bw illust., plus 16 pages with 30 bw illust. FEP: The Australian Fleet Unit's arrival, 1913. REP: Venetian Carnival in Sydney Harbour 1913. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 15. 0642527342

Story since the early days, when it was claimed that Australia needed its own Navy.

74731
EVANS, Edward R. G. R. (Admiral Lord MOUNTEVANS)
SOUTH WITH SCOTT
$15.00 AUD

Collins Clear-Type Press. London. 1924. 1st Juvenile edition, in the "Library of Classics" series.. 318 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Lieutenant Evans, using a Theodolite telescope. Cloth covers, gilt title on a sunned spine. A very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Small format: 15.5 x 10.5.

The tragic British Antarctic Expedition, 1910. Voyage of the "Terra Nova".

75122
EVE, Martin
AN OLD GAFFER'S TALE
$20.00 AUD

Seafarer Books. London. 1991. 1st paperback edition of the 1984 original. (12), 193 PP with b/w illustrations (1 newspaper clipping, 1 painting, line drawings of the smack yacht "Privateer", 3 sketch maps and 28 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 21.4 x 13.5. 9780850364248

74929
FARTHING, Bruce
INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING - An Introduction to the Policies Politics and Institutions of the Maritime World
$20.00 AUD

Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1993. 2nd edition in the "Lloyd's List Practical Guides" series. Foreword by The Right Hon The Lord Sterling of Plaistow. XXIV, 200 PP. Hard covers, laminated boards. Fine. 23.8 x 16. 1850445656

74789
FARWELL, George
WHEN STEAMBOATS SAILED THE MURRAY (in Walkabout Magazine - Vol. 12, No.12 - October 1946)
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1946. Contains article from P. 17 to 20 with 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30.5 x 24.2.

74067
FERRIER, Neil
THE QUEEN ELIZABETH CORONATION BOOK
$35.00 AUD

L. T. A. Robinson Ltd.. London. 1953. 1st Ed. 97 PP with 50 b/w and 48 colour photos. Fp (in colour): The Queen, by Dorothy Wilding. Eps: Coat of Arms of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Hard cover, gilt decoration on front board "The Crown" and gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a repaired tear and now in a protective sleeve. Still in very good condition. 28 x 22.

Poem by John Masefield. ...

15532
FINKEL, George
JAMES COOK, ROYAL NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1987. Reprint of the 1970 original. 224 PP with 1 map, 9 head-pieces, 10 full-page illustrations by Charles Goodwin. Eps: Mappemonde with the voyages of James Cook 1746-1771. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0340391375

First seafaring experiences on coastal colliers, surveying & navigation skills to help General Wolfe in the capture of Quebec. The voyage of the Endeavour. Written for children.

21794
FINKEL, George
THE DUTCHMAN BOLD, The Story of Abel Tasman
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. VII, 151 PP with 2 maps and 3 line drawings. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patch on lower part of front cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.4 x 13.4. 0207131139

Voyage to Japan then voyages of discovery towards Australia & New Zealand.

68772
FISH, John A.
AN ANALYSIS OF THE 1969 KROEPELIEN CATALOGUE
$40.00 AUD

Dahlia Books. Appsala, Sweden. 2017. 1st edition. Volume 10 in the Banksia series. 50 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.7. 9789198435627

62350
FITCHETT, T. K.
THE GREAT LINERS - P & O Orient Ships on the Australian Trade
$25.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour illustrations by author. Hard cover, dj. Fine copy. Oblong: 22.5 x 28.5. 0727003895

The passenger ships of the P & O & the Orient Line before and after their merger.

21550
FLETCHER, F.D.
DARWIN An illustrated life of Charles Darwin 1809-1882 (Lifelines 34)
$20.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1988. Reprint of the second edition of 1980, (original of 1975). No. 34 in the Lifelines series. 48 PP with 1 plan of the HMS Beagle, 2 maps and 21 bw illust. Pict. card cover. Near fine. 20.8 x 14.8. 0852635230

58042
FOSTER, Dr. Leonie
THE WILD COAST WRECKS
$25.00 AUD

Heritage Victoria. Melbourne. 1996. 1st Ed. (6), 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations (maps, sketches, photocopies and photographs). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.8. 0730686191

State of Victoria.

45015
FOSTER, John
HANDS TO BOARDING STATIONS - Australian Minesweeper HMAS Hawk
$35.00 AUD

Australian Military History Publications. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed., with a foreword from HRH The Prince of Wales. X, 125 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, and 48 photographs and documents. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.2 x 17.8. 1876439211

Operations in the Indonesian Confrontation 1965-1966.

21340
FRANCIS, Daniel
A HISTORY OF WORLD WHALING
$15.00 AUD

Viking. Markham, Ontario. 1990. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 45 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5. 067082447X

From the beginnings with the Basque whalers of the Bay of Biscay, to the modern whaling & the IWC moratorium & the arrival of Greenpeace on the whaling scene. Whaling in paradise, in the Arctic, the Antarctic & the Sea of Cortez.

31567
FRIEL, Ian
THE GOOD SHIP - Ships, Shipbuilding and Technology in England 1200-1520
$20.00 AUD

British Museum Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 11 tables and 71 figures (line drawings by Lynne Friel and b/w photos). Fp: Three-masted carrack in an Italian engraving, c. 1470-80. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.4. 0714105740

10531
FRITH, Clifford & Dawn
AUSTRALIAN TROPICAL REEF LIFE
$15.00 AUD

Tropical Australia Graphics. Townsville. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by Richard Kenchington. III, 70 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 17.5. 09598994242

Reef & islands, coelenterates, crustaceans, echinoderms, fishes..

69250
GALLAGHER, C. Pamela
FOR THOSE IN PERIL
$25.00 AUD

B.E.D's Books. Brisbane. 2002. Second edition of the 1991 original. VI, 154 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 1 cartoon, 8 drawings, 10 photos. Soft cover, illustrated front cover, title on spine and front cover. Copy signed by the author inside front cover. Copy of "words reflect life", an article about the author published in "Westside News", Brisbane and dated 14/10/2003; loosely inserted. Soft cover slightly soiled. Very good. 20.6 x 14.7. 00958515042

Life on lighthouses of the Queensland coast, after World War II.

30033
GARDINER, Robert & FRIEDMAN, Dr. Norman (editors)
NAVIES IN THE NUCLEAR AGE - Warships since 1945
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1993. 1st Ed., in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851775683

Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).

74668
GEDDES, Joseph (Tex)
HEBRIDEAN SHARKER
$25.00 AUD

Birlinn Ltd. Edinburgh. 2013. Reprint of the 2012 edition (original of 1960). (6), 170 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 /w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Brief note on preliminary page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9781780270340

Hunting for Basking Sharks, Hebrides Islands, Scotland.

42361
GODDEN, John (editor)
HARRIER - Ski-Jump to Victory
$20.00 AUD

Brassey's Defence Publishers. Oxford. 1983. 1st Ed. XI, 132 PP with 2 maps, b/w illustrations (drawings & plans, 92 b/w photos), plus 6 plates with 12 colour photos. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0080311660

Operation corporate - Falklands War..

51788
GODDIO, Franck & GUYOT DE SAINT MICHEL, Evelyne Jay
GRIFFIN, on the Route of an Indiaman
$75.00 AUD

Periplus. London. 1999. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by Ludwig von Bomhard and Leonard Harrow. XVI, 351 PP with 10 maps, 11 diagrams, 47 b/w or colour illustrations, 145 photos and 70 plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Fine. Large format: 34.52 x 24.5. 1902699009

The Route to India, the Griffin, from shipwreck to excavation, the Wreck, from reality to the documents, the history of a cargo, . ...

70375
GODFREY, Fred G.
TUGBOATS I HAVE KNOWN
$25.00 AUD

Todd & Honeywell. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. (6), 114 PP with 43 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 0899626092

74881
GOUGEON, Meade
THE GOUGEON BROTHERS ON BOAT CONSTRUCTION - Wood and West System Materials
$50.00 AUD

Gougeon Brothers, Inc. Bay City, Michigan. 2005. 5th edition of the 1979 original. XII, 406 PP with tables, drawings, sketches and b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 66 colour photos. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 9781878207500

66264
GRAUMONT, Raoul & WENSTROM, Elmer
SQUARE KNOT - Handicraft Guide
$25.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press. Cambridge, Maryland. 1949. 1st Ed. XII, 212 PP with 104 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips. Near fine. 21 x 14.

Angler's and still fisherman's knots. Commercial fisherman's knots. Fishing traps and seines. Netmaking and repairing.

62078
GREENHILL, Basil & GIFFARD, Ann
WESTCOUNTRYMEN IN PRINCE EDWARD'S ISLE, A Fragment of the Great Migration
$25.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1967. 1st UK Ed. 248 PP with 36 b/w plates, 3 maps & 1 drawing in text. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 0715341669

The development of trade between Britain and North America and Canada. An interesting study of maritime industrial history and the ventures of the Devon merchants in the colony of Prince Edward Island.

19195
GREENWAY, Ambrose
COMECON MERCHANT SHIPS - 1978
$15.00 AUD

Kenneth Mason. London. 1978. 1st Ed. VI, 143 PP with silhouettes and bw photos. Hard cover, ring binder. Very good. 25.8 x 18.8. 0859371093

Merchant fleets of: Albania, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany, Poland and Romania. 14 parts covering: Passenger ships, general cargo ships... Research ships and training ships.

75117
GRIFFITHS, Maurice
SWATCHWAYS AND LITTLE SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

Nautical Books. London. 1987. 1st paperback Ed. 192 PP with 15 text drawings (including 2 charts), plus 8 pages with 8 b/w plates. Fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 0851774261

74973
GRIFFITHS, Maurice (editor)
YACHTING MONTHLY & Motor Cruising - Volume 68, No. 403
$20.00 AUD

Yachting Monthly. New Barnet, UK. 1939. November 1939. (4), 72 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, designs and plans, photos). Fp: "Where Nelson Led, we Follow". Pictorial soft covers with light wear and reinforced on spine. Contents near fine. 27 x 18.5.

Contents include: Naiande "Goes Foreign", II - From Benodet to the River Yealm by T.A.A. Hunter, Zeehond in the West Country, by "Sea Lawyer", Two Happy Weeks, Around Skye and Mull in a Chartered Yawl, by G.E.N. Morison, ...

47578
GUNSON, Niel (editor)
THE CHANGING PACIFIC. Essays in honour of H.E. Maude
$35.00 AUD

Oxford University Press - Melbourne. 1978. 1st edition. XIV, 351 PP with 1 map and 7 figures, plus 4 plates with 7 b/w illustrations. Fp: Picture of H.E. Maude. FEP: map of Central Pacific Islands. REP: map of the Western Pacific Islands. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Stiff content page loosely inserted. Dust jacket slightly soiled, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0195505182

51640
HACKFORTH-JONES, Jocelyn
AUGUSTUS EARLE, Travel Artist
$30.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1980. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP with 16 colour plates, and 168 b/w illust. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed/chipped, o/wise near fine. 28.3 x 22.2. 064299143X

Paintings and drawings (in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia), illustrating his voyages to Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, and an eight months sojourn on Tristan da Cunha as a castaway.

74614
HAMILTON-ADAMS, C. P.
THE RACING SCHOONER "WESTWARD"
$30.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 109 PP with 10 drawings and 68 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 20.5 x 26.5. 0540071552

74476
HARDY, Alister C.
THE OPEN SEA - ITS NATURAL HISTORY: The World of Plankton
$40.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1956. 1st edition in "The New Naturalist" series. : XV, 335 PP with 103 figures (300 line drawings & maps), plus 24 plates with 142 watercolour drawings by author, and 24 plates with 67 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing at head and foot of spine and in a protective sleeve. Slight ageing of paper. A very good clean copy. 22.2x 15.5.

Masterly study of the vast swarms of life inhabiting the world's oceans.

43504
HARLAND, John
SHIPS & SEAMANSHIP - The Maritime Prints of J J Baugean
$30.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 192 b/w plates. Fp: A lateen rigged (barque) privateer running to anchor. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 29.8 x 25.2. 1861761430

Warships (ships of the line, Frigates...). Merchant vessels (brigs, schooners, Mediterranean, Baltic and North Sea)... Ports and Harbours.

34283
HARRIS, Brayton
THE NAVY TIMES BOOK OF SUBMARINES - A political, social and military history
$20.00 AUD

Berkley Books. New York. 1997. 1st edition, edited by Walter J. Boyne. XVII, 398 PP with 23 text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 51 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0425157776

75130
HARROWFIELD, David L.
SLEDGING INTO HISTORY
$40.00 AUD

Macmillan Co. of New Zealand. Auckland. 1981. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. W. Richards. 119 PP with 11 figures (maps & plans), sketches in margin of pages and 42 b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 86 colour photos. Fp: The "Aurora" in Antarctic Waters. Eps (in colour): Aerial view of McMurdo Sound.(13/01/1978). Hard covers, dj. Title page with name of previous owner and signed by he author. Fine. 29.5 x 22.2. 0333301307

74856
HASLUCK, Paul N.
KNOTTING AND SPLICING ROPES AND CORDAGE
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1931. 18th reprint of the 1904 original. Reset copy in the "Amateur Mechanic and Work Handbook" series. 156, (12 adverts) PP with 208 figures. Soft covers, pictorial front. Front cover with rubbed patch and creases at corners. Very good. 18.4 x 12.2.

43437
HAWS, Duncan
CHINA NAVIGATION COMPANY
$75.00 AUD

Author. London. 2001. 1st Ed. No. 39 in the Merchant Fleets series. 96 PP with 1 map "China and the Yangtse Basin" and 100 profile drawings to scale (1/1200). Pictorial card covers with a small light crease on lower front corner, o/wise a fine copy. Fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.8. 0946378428

History of the Hong Kong shipping line, started in 1872. Fleet list of 256 ships.

17938
HAY, Mary
I SAW A SHIP A'SAILING
$15.00 AUD

HMSO & National Maritime Museum. London. 1981. 1st edition with a foreword by Doris M. Hay and a preface by John Crowder. X, 102 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos of life on a windjammer. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0112903401

Story of the Ladye Doris, a three-masted windjammer, which plied the Cape Horn route to the Pacific & Australia at the turn of the 20th Century.

66292
HELLER, Peter
THE WHALE WARRIORS: On Board a Pirate Ship in the Battle to Save the World's largest Mammals
$15.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2008. 1st Australian edition of the 2007 US original. (12), 303, (3) PP with 1 map on double page, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 20.8 x 13.5. 9780732287320

42283
HENDERSON, Graeme
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY IN AUSTRALIA
$30.00 AUD

University of W.A. Press. Perth. 1986. 1st Ed. IX, 197 PP with 65 b/w photos & drawings. Fp: Divers on the platform of a scuttled whale chaser. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on top corner of front endpaper. Name of 8 early wrecks added by previous owner in chapter 3. Foxing spots on first and last leaves, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 17.5. 0855642416

A comprehensive account of archaeological resources in Australia.

38122
HENDERSON, Graeme (editor)
LEEUWIN - A Maritime Heritage
$15.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by Paul Hasluck. (2), 40, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 23. 0730914658

Sail Training Ship of West Australia.

43117
HENDY, John
THE DOVER - OSTEND LINE
$15.00 AUD

Ferry Publications (Kent). London. 1991. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 1 plan, 2 sketches, 89 b/w and 25 colour photos. Inside front cover: Colour photo of the Prince Philippe (II & III). Inside back cover: Prinses Maria-Esmeralda. Pictorial soft cover (Prins Albert and Reine Astrid) . Fine. 29.8 x 21. 095135065X

64323
HILDER, Brett
THE VOYAGE OF TORRES, The Discovery of the Southern Coastline of New Guinea and Torres Strait by Captain Luis Baéz de Torres in 1606
$85.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1980. 1st Ed. XXXII, 194 PP with 64 bw illustrations, plus 8 pages with 5 colour plates. Fp: Luis Baéz de Torres. Eps: Portion of B.A. 2759a, showing Torres' track along the whole southern coast of New Guinea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note signed by the author. A fine copy. 24.5 x 18.5. 070221275X

12323
HILL, Ernestine
MY LOVE MUST WAIT - The Story of Matthew Flinders
$30.00 AUD

Lloyd O'Neil. Melbourne. 1971. Reprint of the 1941 original, in the Australian Classics series. (8), 463 PP (5). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.6.

Historical novel centred on the life of Matthew Flinders, hydrographer & explorer, the first man to circumnavigate and to name the fifth continent: Terra Australis.

67181
HILL, Kenneth
THE HILL COLLECTION OF PACIFIC VOYAGES at the University of California, San Diego
$110.00 AUD

William Reese Company / Hordern House, Ltd. New Haven / Sydney. 2004. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. Foreword by Lynda Corey Claasen. Biography "Kenneth Evan Hill as a Book Collector", by Jonathan A. Hill. Preface of original edition, by Melvin J. Voigt. XXIV, 792 PP. Fp: Dorothy and Kenneth Hill. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 26.2 x 18.5. 0939226103

Bibliography relating to voyages to the Pacific Islands with 1937 Entries (pages 1 to 685), References (pages 687 to 691), Chronological Index (pages 693 to 737) and General Index (pages 739 to 792).

51969
HMSO
SAILING SHIPS 1400 B.C. to 1860 A.D.
$20.00 AUD

Science Museum / HMSO. London. 1978. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Science Museum Picture Packs series. Pack contained in a clear plastic envelope with: 2 covers and 12 plates with 1 drawing each. Inside covers: Details of the 12 ships. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 24 x 37.

12 Sailing ships: Egyptian Ship, c.1480 B.C.... Viking Ship, c.900 A.D... Elizabethan Galleon, c.1600. .. Clipper Ship c.1865.

54718
HMSO
BRITISH COLUMBIA PILOT, Volume I: comprising the coast of the United States of America from Cape Flattery to Point Roberts, including Admiralty Inlet and Puget Sound; the Coast of British Columbia from Point Roberts to Cape Caution; and Vancouver Island and the Passages between it and the mainland
$35.00 AUD

Hydrographic Department, Admiralty. London. 1951. 7th edition, S.D. No. 25. Advertisement of the 7th edition, by Rear-Admiral A. Day. Edited by Cmdr. C.R. BRENT. XLIII, 598 PP with figures, over 9 tables and 8 maps, plus 20 plates with 1 lighthouse and 23 coastal views and 1 folded Index Chart S.D. 25. Supplement No. 5-1962 with folded Index Chart, and 1 coastal views and 125 pages, loosely inserted. Cloth cover, title on front cover and lightly faded spine. A very good clean copy. 24.4 x 15.

73014
HOBART
100 YEARS OF HOBART
$30.00 AUD

Mercury Press. Hobart. 1957. No pagination, 28 PP with 46 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Slight insect damage on rear cover, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 22.5. x 33.

Full adult status as a City, since December 1857.

67280
HODGES, H. W. & HUGHES, E. A. (editors)
SELECT NAVAL DOCUMENTS
$20.00 AUD

University Press. Cambridge. 1927. Reprint of the 1922 original. XIV, 227 PP with tables and 4 text illustrations, plus 3 b/w plates (1 on double page). Cloth cover, gilt device (anchor) on front board, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.

30237
HOLMAN, Gordon
CARLSEN OF THE "FLYING ENTERPRISE"
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1952. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 76 b/w photos. Inside front cover: track of the "Flying Enterprise". Pictorial card cover. Spine lightly rubbed. Near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.

Shifting of her pig-iron cargo, listing, towing and ultimately foundering of this vessel of Isbrandtsen Lines.

74565
HOLMES, Tony
US MARINE CORPS AND RAAF HORNET UNITS OF "OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM"
$15.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. Oxford, UK. 2006. 1st Ed. No. 56 in the "Osprey Combat Aircraft" series. 96 PP with 10 pages of artworks in colour, 10 b/w and 57 colour photos. Title spread: F.A 18 D "VMFA (AW) -242. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 24.8 x 18.5. 9781841768472

19711
HOOD, T.H.
NOTES OF A CRUISE IN H.M.S. FAWN IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC IN THE YEAR 1862
$250.00 AUD

Edmonston & Douglas. Edinburgh. 1863. 1st Ed. XII, 268 PP with 4 illust in text plus 16 full page plates, and 1 folded chart. Fp: House at Faleasau. Rebound in brown cloth. Title page trimmed and pasted down on new support, renewed endpapers, corners slightly bumped. Still a good clean copy. Scarce. 23.8 x 15.5.

Cruise from Auckland to Niue, Samoa, Uvea (Wallis Island), Horne Island (Futuna), Kunaie, or the Isle of Pines, Port de France (Nouméa), Norfolk Island and Sydney.

68423
HOPKINS, Captain F. N.
BUSINESS AND LAW FOR SHIPMASTER
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1966. 2nd edition of the 1961 Original. XVI, 794 PP with 19 documents reproduced. Fp: Certificate of Registry of S.S. Uganda. Cloth cover soiled on front, gilt title on spine. Some scoring in margins of pages 740 to 751. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. A few pages with small dog-ears. Very good. 21.7 x 14.2.

66109
HORDERN, Marsden
A MERCIFUL JOURNEY. Recollections of a World War II Patrol Boat Man
$60.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 2005. 1st edition, limited to 3000 copies, No. 61 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. XIV, 335 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Australia northern waters. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 24.3 x 15.7. 0522851657

47219
HOUGH, Richard
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$25.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1995. 1st US edition of the 1994 UK original. XVIII, 398 PP with 2 drawings & 12 maps, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0393036804

A biography of the last and greatest of the romantic sailors and of the officers and men who sailed with him.

64148
HOUGHTON, John
THE NAVIES OF THE WORLD 1835-1840
$30.00 AUD

Author. Melbourne. 2012. 3rd edition. XXIII, 140 PP with tables. Fp: H.M.S. Asia. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14. 9780646577609

The Navies of Britain, France, Russia, Ottoman (Turkish, Egyptian, North Africa), United States of America... Two Sicilies... Austria, Brazil... Muscat.

53716
HOWARTH, David
DHOWS
$70.00 AUD

Quartet Books. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 4 drawings & plans, 13 paintings, 104 b/w photos, and 88 colour illustrations (4 paintings and 84 photos). Title page : Dhows under sail. Eps: Wooden hull caulked. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 31.5 x 21.5. 0704321483

Pictorial and graphic story of the ancient sailing ships of Arabia : their trade routes, the types of dhows, their construction.

31802
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE MUTINY ON THE GLOBE
$15.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1975. 1st Ed. X, 203 PP. Eps: Map of the voyage of the Globe. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 21.4 x 14.2. 0394493656

The events on board the US whaleship Globe which in 1824, led to an uprising, mutiny and establishment of a kingdom on Mili Atoll.

74903
HUBBARD, Harlan
SHANTYBOAT, A River Way of Life
$40.00 AUD

The University Press of Kentucky. 1977. IX, 352 PP with with b/w illustrations by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 0813113598

Leisurely journey down the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans on a houseboat between 1946 and 1950.

68552
HURST, Alexander A. (editor)
THE MEDLEY OF MAST AND SAIL II - A Camera Record
$100.00 AUD

Teredo Books. Brighton, UK. 1981. 1st Ed. XXI, 473 PP with 523 b/w photos & maps. Fp: French schooner "Bretonne" and ketch "Vigilant" ready to sail. FEP: The "C.B. Petersen". REP: "Moshulu". Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a littled rubbed/chipped around edges, else a fine copy of a scarce item. 24.8 x 19.5. 0903662076

Pictorial voyage through various types of sailing ships: exotic (prahu or moliciero), to coastal or inter-colonial traders, to tall ships.

74918
HUTCHINSON, Gillian
MEDIEVAL SHIPS AND SHIPPING
$65.00 AUD

Leicester University Press. London. 1998. Reprint of the 1997 paperback edition (1994 original). Foreword by Helen Clarke. XII, 219 PP with 112 b/w illustrations. Fp: A lead pilgrim badge. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine/as new condition. 24.2.x 17. 9780718501174

13246
IRWIN, Geoffrey
THE PREHISTORIC EXPLORATION AND COLONISATION OF THE PACIFIC
$25.00 AUD

C.U.P. Cambridge. 1996. Paperback reprint. VIII, 240 PP with 83 figures & 22 tables, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations of "Canoes". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0521476518

The author claims that, rather than sailing randomly in search of unknown lands, the Pacific islanders expanded settlement by exploring upwind so as to ensure their safe return.

57784
JARMAN, Robert
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE "JAPAN", employed in the Sperm Whale Fishery, under the Command of John May
$150.00 AUD

Edition Renard. Melbourne. 2009. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 100 numbered copies (Nos. 101 to 200). This copy No.105. Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Chronology, and Index by Robert M. Warneke. X, (2 blank), VI, 318 PP. Fp: Portrait of Robert Jarman in 1877. Top edge dyed, page-marker ribbon. Cloth cover (full linen), title-labels on front board and spine. Fine/as new. 23 x 16.5. 9781920738143

Voyage: June 1831 to August 1834. London, Cape of Good Hope, St Paul Island (Indian Ocean), Indonesia, Japan, Hawai'i, Tonga, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati ... New Zealand, Cape Horn, Azores, London.

55989
JEFFERYS, Greg
THE STRADBROKE ISLAND GALLEON. The Mystery of the ship in the swamp
$45.00 AUD

J.A.G. Publications. Brisbane. 2007. 1st Ed. (2), 189 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans, and photos by Cliff Rosendahl). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780980357004

74778
JEFFREY, Ray
THE HISTORY OF SCOUTING IN TASMANIA: 1909-1985
$150.00 AUD

The Scout Association of Australia, Tasmanian Branch. Hobart. 1990. 1st edition, llimited 1000 numbered copies (No. 192/1000). Foreword by General Sir Phillip Bennett, Governor of Tasmania. 248 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, facsimile of documents & photos). Hard covers (retaining original soft covers), gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 21.4 x 15.3. 0949180084

74905
JENKINS, David
SHIPOWNERS OF CARDIFF, A Class by Themselves, A History of the Cardiff and Bristol Channel Incorporated Shipowners' Association
$20.00 AUD

University of Wales Press. 2013. New edition of the first, published in 1997. xiii, 105 PP, (10) with 47 b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 25 x 19. 9780708326473

72179
JOHN, A. H.
A LIVERPOOL MERCHANT HOUSE, being the History of Alfred Booth and Company 1863 - 1958
$35.00 AUD

George Allen Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 197 PP plus 24 pages with plates (1 text, 10 portraits and 9 photos). Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Top edge tinted. A fine copy.. 22 x 14.5.

69004
JOHNSON, Captain & Mrs. Irving
SAILING TO SEE, Picture Cruise in the Schooner Yankee
$100.00 AUD

W.W. Norton. New York. 1939. 1st Ed. 224 with b/w illustrations: 2 sketch plans of "Yankee", 5 maps & 346 photos (34 of them traditional craft: outriggers, canoes, makassars, cutters, Chinese junks ...). Fp: Ghosting. Blue cloth covers, decoration on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers a little sorn/frayed at corners, front endpaper with name of a previous owner blocked out, stamp in blind of another owner, and signed by Irving Johnson. Slight ageing of paper, otherwise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 26 x 19.5.

A pictorial world cruise of Yankee with calls at Galapagos, Pitcairn & Henderson, Wallis, New Hebrides, Solomons ..

30566
JOHNSON, Hildegard Binder
CARTA MARINA - World Geography in Strassburg, 1525
$15.00 AUD

Greenwood Press. Westport, Ct., USA. 1974. Reprint of the 1963 original published by University of Minnesota. (VIII), 159 PP with 1 map Strassburg and the Rhine Valley, 1525, and 1 folded map in rear pocket. Title page: Portrait of Lorenz Fries. Cloth covers with a few light marks, o/wise a fine copy. Image shows title-page. 22.2 x 14.4. 0837173108

The 1525 world map by Lorenz Fries Carta Marina, on which one can see where one is in the world and where every sea, country and city is, and published by Johannes Grüninger.

74031
JOHNSON, Keith A. & SAINTY, Malcolm R.
GENEALOGICAL RESEARCH DIRECTORY - National & International: 1991
$30.00 AUD

Society of Australian Genealogists. Melbourne. 1991. 1st Ed. 912 PP with 11 maps and 44 pages of advertisements. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 21.2 x 14. 0908120796

73590
JOHNSTON, Michael
H-BOMBS & HULA GIRLS - Operation Grapple 1957 and the Last Royal Navy Gunroom at Sea
$80.00 AUD

Uniform / Unicorn Publishing. London. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. 319 PP with 1 colour painting and b/w illustrations: diagrams, drawings, sketches, maps (Christmas, Malden, Penrhyn, Pitcairn , postal stamps and photos. Illustrated stiff covers with flaps. Dedicatory note dated and signed by one of the ten National Servicemen. Fine (as new condition). 24.5 x 20.3. 9781910500682

Tale of 10 young men brought together through National Service in the Royal Navy, taking part while serving on HMS Warrior to Britain's secret thermonuclear weapons tests, near Christmas Island, Line Islands, Central Pacific. .

17257
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Orbis Publishing. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 288 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated eps. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, chipped dust jacket is in a protective sleeve.. Dedicatory note on half-title page, a small biro mark on contents page, o/wise a very good copy. 29.7 x 23.2. 0846704994

Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.

75101
KENT, Rockwell
N by E
$25.00 AUD

Wesleyan University Press. Middletown, Ct. 1996. 1st paperback edition of the 1930 original, with a foreword by Edward Hoagland. XXII, 281 PP with b/w illustrations (wood block prints) by Rockwell Kent: headpieces, tailpieces and 8 on full page. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 20.7 x 15. 9780819552921

Voyage to Greenland in "Direction', a 33 ft cutter, shipwreck ...

13937
KING, Russell
SARDINIA
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1975. 1st Ed. in "The Islands" series. 216 PP with 6 maps and 29 bw photos in text. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14.2. 0715367889

Story through pre-history, classical and modern times, as well as geography, agriculture, industry...

74916
KIRKALDY, Adam W.
BRITISH SHIPPING - Its History, Organisation and Importance
$50.00 AUD

Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. Ltd. London. 1914. 1st Edition. XX, 655 PP with tables, plus 12 folded plates (tables and graphs). Fp: Folded chart : Track chart of the world with main routes and coaling-stations. Original green cloth cover, title and device in blind on front and gilt title on spine which has a little speckling as has the rear cover. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Minimal foxing and overall a very good clean copy of the first edition. Image shows title-page. 19 x 13.

The Evolution of the Ship, The Ownership, Management, and Regulation of Shipping, Trade Routes, Some of the Ports and Docks of the United Kingdom. Also contains Bibliography and Index.

16943
KITSON, Linda
THE FALKLANDS WAR, A Visual Diary
$15.00 AUD

Mitchell Beazley & Imperial War Museum. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with drawings & comments by the author/artist. Eps: Map of the Falkland Islands. Pict. card cover. Top corner of 3 first leaves clipped. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 34 x 24. 0855334576

The artist was the first female and only war artist attached to the British Task Force. A selection of over 100 drawings.

52417
KNEALE, Matthew
ENGLISH PASSENGERS
$15.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 2000. 1st Ed. X, 462, (2) PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0241140684

Historical novel: Search for the Garden of Eden on the island of Tasmania.

39181
KNECHT, G. Bruce
THE PROVING GROUND - The inside story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2001. 1st Australian edition. XII, 289 PP, plus 16 pages with 46 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 1865085561

Boxing Day 1998. 153 boats set out from Sydney but only 43 reached Hobart... 7 boats abandoned, 5 sank, 6 sailors died and 55 had to be pulled from the water.

74660
KOMATSU, Masayuki & MISAKI, Shigeko
THE TRUTH BEHIND THE WHALING DISPUTE
$20.00 AUD

ICR Information Line. Tokyo. 2001. 1st Ed. 171 + 172-176 (blank pages foir notes) PP with 2 tables, 4 graphs in colour and 13 colour illustratiuons (1 table of whales managed by the International Whaling Commission and 12 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Some highlighting in text, o/wise near fine. 20.7 x 13.5. 479661785X

International Whaling Commission and Japanese point of view.

15731
KUNZ, Egon & Elsie
A CONTINENT TAKES SHAPE
$25.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w & colour charts, maps and plans. Eps: 1896 map. Cloth cover, decorated front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 31 x 24.5. 00211412

History of Australia in maps, from the fanciful charts of early seamen, to the latest development in aerial photography.

40193
LAUGHLIN, Greg
THE USER'S GUIDE TO THE AUSTRALIAN COAST
$25.00 AUD

New Holland. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. X, 213 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (graphics and Artwork by Jeremy Mears). Fp: Sea and sky. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 29.8 x 21.5. 0730105156

A practical guide to our currents, tides, waves, winds and weather for everyone who sails, fishes, hang-glides, surfs - or just sits on the beach.

67286
LAUGHTON, John Knox (editor)
STATE PAPERS RELATING TO THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA, Anno 1588 (two volumes)
$70.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1981. Reprint of the 1895 & 1900 originals. Volume I: LXXXIV, 365 PP. Fp: sketch map of the estuary of the Thames. Volume II: (VI), 418 PP. Original Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 08593726 42 & 50

46936
LAVERY, Brian
THE COLONIAL MERCHANTMAN SUSAN CONSTANT 1605
$40.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1988. 1st Ed. in the Anatomy of the Ship series. 120 PP with 6 pages containing 19 b/w photos & 60 pages of plans & drawings. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 26. 085177489X

68547
LEATHER, John
BARGES
$70.00 AUD

Granada Publishing / Adlard Coles. London. 1984. 1st Ed. XVI, 236 PP with 127 b/w figures (sketches, lines, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on top outside page edges, o/wise fine. Oblong: 19 x 25.5. 0229115942

An in-depth study of the traditional transport sailing barges. Various types of British barges and American barges (gundalows and scows).

51369
LEEK, Bob
LIGHTERS AND SHIPS' CONVERTED INTO FLOATING DOCKS, BATHING SHIPS AND BETHAL SHIPS OF PORT PHILLIP BAY
$20.00 AUD

Bob Leek & Peter Taylor. Newport, Victoria. 2006. Reprint of the 2006 original. 152 PP with 42 b/w illustrations, plus 2 pages with 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0975175459

Bethel ships = floating churches.

59289
LEEK, Bob
SAIL TRADERS OF PORT PHILLIP AND VICTORIA - Volume III
$30.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Newport, Victoria. 2010. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.7. 9780980590227

62138
LEEK, Bob
SAIL TRADERS OF PORT PHILLIP AND VICTORIA - Volume IV
$30.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Newport, Victoria. 2012. Reprint of the 2011 original. 178 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.7. 9780980590227

68971
LEHAN, Mike & PERKINS, Bob (editors)
HMAS ALBATROSS: 1998 - Commemorative Air Day Souvenir Programme & SLIPSTREAM / Fly Navy, Vol. 9, No. 4
$20.00 AUD

HMAS Albatross. Nowra. 1998. 2 items: 1 - Official Souvenir brochure with a foreword by Commodore Geoff Cole. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks & photos). 2 - Slipstream , October 1998: 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Celebrating 50 years of Naval Aviation.

74513
LEICHHARDT, Dr. Ludwig
JOURNAL OF AN OVERLAND EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA, from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a Distance of upwards of 3000 Miles, during the Years 1844-1845
$25.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. c. 1980. Facsimile edition of the 1847 original. XX, 544 PP with 7 b/w engravings, 6 plates with engravings by H. Melville. Fp: Lagoon near South Alligator River. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14. 0868240249

43231
LEKKO
TUGS: 3000 hp and over - Edition 1995
$20.00 AUD

Lekko. Ijmuiden. 1995. 1995 edition. 322 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, sketches and photos). Edited by J. Van EIJK. Pictorial soft cover (tug William L. Colnon). Fine. 29.7 x 21. 908001463X

Lekko: the International Tug Enthusiast Society.

31702
LENTON, H. T.
GERMAN WARSHIPS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR
$15.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1975. 1st Ed. IX, 10-397 PP with b/w illust. (photos and plans). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and lightly faded spine). Offsetting of endpapers and light foxing on prelims and a few pages, otherwise contents are near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0356046613

Rebuilding of the Fleet between 1919 and 1939. War construction. Battleships, aircraft carriers, cruisers, destroyers... Submarines.

55222
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS. An Historical Record Atlas by Lesueur and Péron
$150.00 AUD

The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2008. Limited edition of 400 copies. No. 223 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Translated from the Second French edition of 1824, by Peter Hambly, and with an introduction by Sarah Thomas. XX, (XII), PP, plus 146 pages with 68 plates: 27 in colour and 41 in b/w (2 on double page, 2 musical scores, 11 with charts ...). Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 35.6 x 26.5. 9781876154523

74927
LEWIS, Captain John
TOW-LINE
$40.00 AUD

J. D. Lewis. Mallacoota, Victoria. 2000. 1st Ed. IV, 144 PP 1 sketch-map, 2 cartoons and 10 b/w photos, plus Errata slip pasted down on verso of "Table of Contents" page. Pictorial card covers. Light creases on lower corner of covers, o/wise contents are near fine. Scarce. 20.3 x 14.3. 0646398709

Story of tugs and their tugmen: towing, salvage and maritime mishaps in Western Australia during years 1960-1980. Stranding, breakdowns... Bridgewater, Alkimos, Gertrude Therese, Nicolaos Michalos IV, ... Esso Den Haagt, Shinyo Maru, Morgedal.

57048
LEWIS, Stephen
VOYAGES TO VIETNAM: Photographs by Australian Naval and Military Veterans of the Vietnam Conflict
$90.00 AUD

My Vietnam Trust. Adelaide. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral David Willoughby Leach. Preface by Lieutenant Commander Rodney T Nott. (2), 206 PP with over 600 b/w and colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Signed and dated on front endpaper by the author. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 24.8 x 27.5. 9780957970816

51067
LIPSCOMBE, Trevor
ON AUSTRAL SHORES. A modern traveller's guide to the European exploration of the coasts of Victoria and New South Wales
$25.00 AUD

Envirobook. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. X, 253 PP with 57 charts and maps, and 8 charts by Matthew Flinders. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0858812053

66977
LLOYD TRIESTINO
IL LLOYD TRIESTINO [1836 - 1936] - Contributo alla Storia Italiana della Navigazione Marittima
$120.00 AUD

Nelle Officine Grafiche A. Mondadori. Verona. 1938 - (Year 16). 1st edition, limited to 2000 numbered copy (No. 668 / 2000). Preface by Luigi Rizzo di Grado. XII, 584 PP, plus over 150 plates with 2 graphs, facsimiles of documents and letters, maps, sketch maps, plans, 23 colour paintings and hundreds of b/w photos [including 80 photos of vessels, from the Arciduca Ludovico (1836) to the Calitea (1933)]. Blue cloth cover, silver embossed device (paddle steamer / modern liner) on front board, silver-embossed title on spine, dj (plain with title on spine), reinforced marbled slipcase. Few foxing spots on outside edges. First plate with portraits of "S.M. il Re Imperatore" and "Il Duce", called for but not present. Italian text. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. 30 x 22.

Published in 1938, the 16th year of rise to power of "Benito Mussolini" and his regime.

41689
LLOYD'S
MARITIME GUIDE 1986
$40.00 AUD

Lloyd's Register of Shipping. London. 1986. 1st Ed. (6), 510, (2), 54, (26 maps), 119, (3), 267, 20, (2), 19, (3), 7 PP with 54 maps and location maps (in the map section). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 29.2 x 24.7.

Port facilities. Ports gazetteer and maps, telegraphic address and telex numbers. Call signs of ships. Shipbuilders. Shipbreakers. Marine Insurance. Marine Associations.

43089
LLOYD'S
ANNALS OF LLOYD'S REGISTER, being a sketch of the Origin, Constitution, and Progress of Lloyd's Register of British & Foreign Shipping
$100.00 AUD

London. 1884. Lloyd's Register. 1st Ed. Edited by William Henry TINDALL, Michael WILLS, et el. X, 165 PP with head pieces and tail pieces, plus 7 plates (1 folded) with 5 facsimile of pages of the register and 2 with b/w photo pasted down. Fp: Chairman from 1881. Marbled endpapers (presentation plate on FEP). Leather binding, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Lower corner of front endpapers and presentation plate worn. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. Scarce. 25 x 18.5.

Published 30th October 1884, for the 50th anniversary of the Society.

70982
LLOYD, Christopher
ENGLISH CORSAIRS ON THE BARBARY COAST
$25.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 178 PP with 1 map and 1 chart on double-page & a facsimile of title page of "Histoire de Barbarie et de ses Corsaires", plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Very good. 21.8 x 14. 000216289X

Activities of European renegades and the piratical desperados of Algiers, Tunis and Tripoli.

75037
LOANE, Derrick
THIS OUR FATHERS DID FOR US - The Story of a Pioneering Family in Tasmania
$65.00 AUD

Foot & Playsted. Devonport. 1991. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alan C. Richmond. XIV, 206 PP with 1 family tree and facsimiles of documents, letters, etc. in text, plus 8 pages with 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Scarce. 26 x 18.5. 0646033204

Part A: Richard Loane of Ireland and his Descendants to the fourth Generation in Australia. Part B: Grandchildren of Marcus and Isabella Loane and their Descendants.

17582
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIA'S SHIPWRECK COAST AND OTHER STORIES
$15.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. 1986. 1st Ed. 103 PP with 4 maps & 117 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 18.6. 0909244294

Wreck sites, graves, memorials to seamen and passengers...

17642
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS, Volume 2: 1851-1871
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 239 PP with 15 b/w illust. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, dj (a little chipped). Near fine. 24.6 x 18.2. 0589501003

74860
LOVE, Don
SHIPWRECKS ON THE EAST GIPPSLAND COAST
$45.00 AUD

Don Love. Meerlieu, Victoria. 2003. 1st Ed. VIII, 180, (1) PP with 4 maps, 22 sketches or plans and 60 b/w illustrations. Eps: Chart Port Phillip to Gabo Island. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on half title page. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 097507010X

74861
LOVE, Don
SHIPWRECKS ON THE SOUTH GIPPSLAND COAST
$35.00 AUD

Don Love. Meerlieu, Victoria. 2005. 1st Ed. viii, 127 PP with b/w illustrations and index of vessels. Endpapers: Admiralty chart: Cape Schanck to Wilson's Promotory. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on half title page. Fine (mint condition). 25.2 x 18. 097507018

41783
LOVE, Jonathan (editor)
JANE'S MAJOR COMPANIES OF EUROPE 1976
$35.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's Publishers. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 8, (1242) PP with some advertisements. Eps: Advertisements. Cloth cover, dj. Previous owner's stamp on FFEP. Near fine. 28.2 x 22. 0354005324

Directory of major European companies: Financial, services & utilities, including transport, light industry, industrial chemicals, engineering, including shipbuilding & ship repairs, building materials, metals & minerals ...

13392
LOWER, J.A.
OCEAN OF DESTINY - A Concise History of the North Pacific, 1500-1978
$20.00 AUD

University of British Columbia. Vancouver. 1978. 1st Ed. XIV, 242 PP with 2 graphs, 3 maps and 22 tables, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15. 0774801018

History of the North Pacific. Covers concurrent events in the East and West.

20065
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUME I
$80.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1969. Reprint of the 1927 original. XIV, (2), 518 PP, plus 74 pages with 126 bw illust. & 17 pages of plans. Fp: "Quathlamba". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5.

The life, the personnel, the epic of the Horn, the clippers of the 70's, the medium clippers of the 80's ....

31736
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS
$60.00 AUD

James Brown & Son. Glasgow. 1921. Reprint of the 1914 original. XVI, 433 PP, plus 2 colour plates with 24 house-flags and 60 b/w plates (4 plans and 82 paintings or photographs). Fp: Emigrant fleet in Hobson's Bay (Kent, Lightning, White Star & Malabar). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked, spine sunned. Contents near fine. 21.6 x 14.2.

The wooden clippers, the composite wool clippers & iron sailing ships serving Australia & New Zealand up to the end of the 19th century.

74367
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE DOWN EASTERS - American Deepwater Sailing Ships 1869-1929
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1953. Reprint of the 1929 original. XVI, 288 PP, plus 84 pages with 118 bw illust. & 4 folded plans. Fp: Stowing topsails. FEP: Map of North America. REP: Type of rigging. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt title on spine. Covers have light wear around edges and a small 1cm tear at top of spine. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages, o/wise contents near fine. 24 x 18.8.

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.

74119
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING THE CORAL COAST
$10.00 AUD

Horwitz Grahame. Sydney. 1988. Revised edition of the 1968 original. (2), 414 PP with charts, plans and b/w photos. FEP: Location map of the "Coral Coast". REP: Symbols used. Pictorial laminated boards. Rubbed patch at top of front cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 15.8. 0725521015

Ports and harbours on the Queensland Coast from Southport to Torres Strait.

74971
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST
$20.00 AUD

Alan Lucas Cruising Guides. Sydney. 1995. 4th edition (now inludes Lord Howe Island). (4), 252 PP with b/w and coloured illustrations (plans, charts & photos). The 2 page "Update leaflet '97" loosely inserted. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear, o/wise fine. 29.7 x 20.7. 0646239791

69611
LUND, Paul & LUDLAM, Harry
THE WAR OF THE LANDING CRAFT
$25.00 AUD

London. 1976. W. Foulsham & Co. 1st edition. 256 PP, plus 16 pages with 48 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0572009356

They had no names only numbers, and were regarded with distaste by the 'pusser Navy'. But they laboured and fought their way to Normandy via the beaches of North Africa, Sicily, Serno and Anzio, ...

74625
LYTHGOE, John and Gillian
FISHES OF THE SEA - The Coastal Waters of the British Isles, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean - A Photographic Guide in Colour
$20.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 320 PP with hundreds of figures, 75 b/w and 137 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Near fine. 22.6 x 16. 0713705396

70863
MACINTYRE BRYCE, Ian
THE BRYCE - GIBSON - LANCON FAMILY STORIES: 1835 to 2001
$250.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. 292 PP with 6 Family Trees, over 12 Tables / Fact Sheets, b/w illustrations: (1 chart, 3 plans (2 of them folded), 33 portraits, 54 photos; and colour illustrations (5 colour plates (tartans and medals), 5 folded maps. Soft cover, title on front cover and spine. Rare. Fine. 29.3 x 20.7. 0958002207

Migration to the New Hebrides by 1 family from France and 2 families from Scotland. Life in the Condominium of the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu). Contacts with Australia...

46422
MALMBERG, Thure & RAUDSEPP, Peter (editors)
PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD: A HISTORY IN POSTERS / PASSAGERARFARTYG PA AFFISCHER
$70.00 AUD

Oy Raud Publishing Ltd. Helsinki / Helsingfors. 2004. 1st bilingual edition. 210 pp, (12 advertisements) with 1 b/w and 118 colour posters. FEP: Posters of Hamburg-Amerika Linie and White Star Line. REP: Posters of Messageries Maritimes and Union-Castle Line. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. English and Swedish text. Large format: 34.5 x 25.5. 9529689128

The history of the major shipping companies together with their very colourful advertising posters. A lavish publication.

74897
MARRINER, Sheila
RATHBONES OF LIVERPOOL 1845-73
$25.00 AUD

Liverpool University Press. Liverpool. 1961. 1st Ed. XIV, 246 PP with 6 b/w plates. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped), top edge tinted. Dust jacket has light shelf wear and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 24.5 x 15.5.

Growth and Diversification of Rathbones' Business Interests, Westward to America, Eastward to China, Ships and Produce, Commercial Organisation, The Financial Background, ...

37131
MARSDEN, Peter
THE WRECK OF THE AMSTERDAM
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 41 figures, plus 24 pages with 52 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 009119850X

The ill-fated voyage of the Amsterdam, wrecked near Hastings on the 23 January, 1749.

30123
MARX, Jenifer
PIRATES AND PRIVATEERS OF THE CARIBBEAN
$30.00 AUD

Krieger Publishing. Malabar, Fl., USA. 1992. 1st Ed. X, 310 PP with 10 head and tail pieces. Eps: 13 portraits of pirates and privateers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.8. 0894644831

French Corsairs on the Spanish Lake - Elizabeth's Sea Dogs (Cavendish, Drake...) - Buccaneers, the Brethren of the Coast...

65526
MARZARI, Mario (editor)
NAVI DI LEGNO - Evoluzione Tecnica e Sviluppo della Cantieristica nel Mediterraneo dal XVI Secolo a Oggi
$100.00 AUD

Lint / Comune di Grado. Trieste, Italy. 1998. 1st Ed. Forewords by Giovanni Battista Salvini & Angelo Marzollo. 364, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Abstracts between pages 363 and 362 (30 in English, and 8 in Italian). Pictorial soft cover. Texts of papers: 2 in French, 6 in English & 28 in Italian. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 8881900521 / 9788881900527

International Conference: "Wooden shipbuilding in the Mediterranean. Technical Evolution and Shipyards Development from the 16th century until today", held in Grado 21st to 25th May 1997. 36 papers: 2 in French - 6 in English and 28 in Italian. 38 abstracts: 30 in English and 8 in Italian (abstract of the 2 French papers are in Italian and English). An important work.

66635
MATE, Ferenc
THE WORLD'S BEST SAILBOATS: A Survey (Volume I)
$30.00 AUD

Albatross Publishing House. New York. c. 2000. 9th printing of the 1986 original. 280 PP with 180 b/w illustrations (accommodation plans, sail plans, line drawings and photos), and 448 colour photos. Eps: plans of a Swan 43 and of a Sou'wester 42. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23.5. 0920256112

Yachts built by 19 renowned boatyards: from Able Marine of Southwest Harbor, Maine, USA... to Vindö yachts of Sweden. Page 219 to 279: Plans Specifications for 60 boats. A lavish publication.

31019
MATTHIESSEN, Peter
BLUE MERIDIAN, The Search for the Great White Shark
$15.00 AUD

The Harvill Press. London. 1995. 1st UK Ed. (12), 163 PP with 1 map on double page, 2 figures, plus 8 pages with 22 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14. 1860460437

The 1969-1970 expedition of professional divers to find and film the great white shark.

75131
MATTINGLEY, Christobel
KING OF THE WILDERNESS: The Life of Deny King
$20.00 AUD

The Text Publishing Co. Melbourne. 2012. Reprint of the 2002 paperback edition. XVIII, 334 PP with 2 maps (Southern Tasmania & Melaleuca Lagoon), plus 12 pages with 30 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 19.7 x 12.7. 9781877008412

44831
MAWSON, Sir Douglas
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARD - The Story of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914
$15.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 1996. Reprint of the 1996 edition. Facsimile of the 1930 abridged popular edition. Foreword by Philip Law and Preface by Christopher Anderson & Gavin Brown. XXXII, 432, (2) PP with 8 maps and 11 plans, plus 64 pages with 90 b/w photos. Fp: Photo of Sir Douglas Mawson. Pictorial soft cover, dj. Front cover and spine with light creases. Foxing spots on outside edges and on fore part of title page, o/wise fine. 21 x 13.5. 1862543771

Detailed account of the expedition daily subsistence on the icy continent, its scientific endeavours and Douglas Mawson's epic sledge journey in 1912-13 during which his companions Ninnis and Mertz both perished.

40525
MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John
LINERS TO THE SUN
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1985. 1st US edition. XVI, 496 PP with 250 drawings and photos. Eps: Cruising around the world with inset. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (inside of folded dust jacket is a poster with the Cruise Ships of the late 20th century). Dust jacket is price clipped. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 17.2. 025450107

An evocative recreation of great cruises, past & present, from cruise ship conversion, construction & design, to the pleasures and occasional perils of life on board.

38431
MAYES, Gilbert & McCALL, Bernard
SHORT SEA SHIPPING 1997/98
$15.00 AUD

Author. Portishead, UK. 1997. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 8 colour and 35 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.6. 0951357689

56564
McCAFFRIE, Jack (editor)
POSITIONING NAVIES FOR THE FUTURE: Challenge and Response - Proceedings of the Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference 2004
$40.00 AUD

The Sea Power Centre - Australia / Halstead Press. Canberra. 2007. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral C. A. Ritchie. 272 PP with 1 table and 1 map. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 15.8. 1920831339

24 papers: Strategies - Operations - Technology - Challenges (Royal Australian Navy, Asia-Pacific Navies) and Responses (USN, RAN, RNZN, French Navy).

74444
McCLINTOCK, Captain Sir Francis Leopold
THE VOYAGE OF THE 'FOX' IN THE ARCTIC SEAS, in Search of Franklin and his Companions
$250.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1869. 3rd editon revised and enlarged. Preface by Sir Roderick I. Murchison. XLVIII, 366, (4 publications) PP with tables and 28 b/w illustrations (some on full page), plus the frontispiece and 3 folded plates (Sketch map of the Arctic Region / Facsimile of the Record of the Franklin's expedition / Map (in colour) "Arctic Archipelago"). Blue cloth covers rebacked and retaining original covers and spine, renewed endpapers. Medallion of Sir John Franklin in blind on front cover. Hinges reinforced. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page. Still a very good copy of a scarce early edition. 17.2 x 12.2.

A narrative of the discovery of the fate of Sir John Franklin and his companions.

61839
McCORMICK, Donald
BLOOD ON THE SEA - The Terrible Story of the Yawl Mignonette
$20.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 158 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w illust. Fp: Map showing voyage of the Mignonette's dinghy. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped and with a few small closed tears), o/wise a near fine copy. 20.2 x 13.5.

74603
McGINTY, Stephen
CAMP Z - The Secret Life of Rudolf Hess
$15.00 AUD

Quercus. London. 2011. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 336 PP, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.2 x 15. 9780857380715

"Camp Z", at Mytchett Place near Aldershot, where Rudolf Hess was kept between May 1942 and October 1945 for the Judgement at Nuremberg.

75028
McKENNA, Robert
THE DICTIONARY OF NAUTICAL LITERACY
$30.00 AUD

International/McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine. 2003. Reprint. X, (2), 416, (4) PP with b/w illustrations: paintings, prints, portraits, posters, photos .... Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23 x 17.5. 9780071419505

Over 3500 entries, from A-1 to Zumwalt Elmo Russell.

51284
McKINNON, Malcolm (editor)
NEW ZEALAND HISTORICAL ATLAS - KO PAPATUANUKU E TAKOTO NEI
$40.00 AUD

David Bateman / Historical Branch Department of Internal Affairs. Auckland. 1998. Reprint of the 1997 original. 290 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs, maps, photos sketches...). Eps: Map of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 36.5 x 26. 1869533356

42293
McLEAN, Gavin
CAPTAIN'S LOG - NEW ZEALAND'S MARITIME HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

Hodder Moa Beckett. Auckland. 2001. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside covers: Map of the coast of New Zealand. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2. 1869588819

75049
McMANUS, Tim
'THANKS TO PROVIDENCE' - A History of Falmouth, Tasmania and its People
$120.00 AUD

Tim McManus / Regal Press. Falmouth, Tas. 1993. 1st soft cover edition. Foreword by Geoffrey Stilwell. (11), XIII, 390, (24, 10) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, prints and sketches, facsimile of documents, maps, photos...). Fp: Portrait of Edna Steel. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 27.8 x 20.8. 0646083457

74953
MEISEL, Tony (editor)
UNDER SAIL - Equipment for the Serious Sailor
$15.00 AUD

Nautical Books / Macmillan. London. 1982. 1st edition. 192 PP with b/w or coloured illustrations by Peter Milne. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 28.5 x 21. 0333328833

21239
MIELCHE, Hakon
THERE SHE BLOWS!
$15.00 AUD

William Hodge. London. 1952. 1st English editon translated from the Danish original by M. A. Michael. (8), 227 PP with head pieces and tail pieces, plus 12 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Small pieces missing at head and foot of spine of dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 16.

Life on board Norwegian whalers and a whale factory ship. Short history of whaling.

44631
MILLER, William H. & HUTCHINGS, David F.
TRANSATLANTIC LINERS AT WAR - The Story of the Queens
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1985. 1st UK Ed. 175 PP with 1 map, 3 profiles of ships and 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims and dust jacket flaps, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0715385119

The distinguished war roles of the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth during WWII and the QE2 during the Falklands War of 1982.

74892
MILNE, Graeme J.
TRADE AND TRADERS IN MID-VICTORIAN LIVERPOOL, Mercantile business and the making of a world port
$30.00 AUD

Liverpool University Press. London. 2000. 1st paperback edition. VIII, 2, 243 PP with tables and figures in text. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 085323616X

Patterns and Contexts, The Dynamcs of Mercantile Business, Institutions and Influence.

74636
MODZELEWSKI, Michael
INSIDE PASSAGE: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles, and Kwakiutl Indians
$25.00 AUD

Adventures Unlimited / HarperCollins. Boynton Beach, Fl. 1991. 1st Ed. XVIII, 184 PP. Hard covers, cloth spine, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner on half title page, signed by the author. 9780060165338

63677
MOIR, Peter & CRAWFORD, Ian
CLYDE SHIPWRECKS
$20.00 AUD

Moir.Crawford. Wemyss Bay. 1988. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 37 location maps (in colour) with insets, 5 coloured plans, and b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos). Inside front cover: S.S. Mountclare. Inside back cover: S.S. Margareta. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 14.7 x 21. 0951336606

18552
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER Book 2 - Darken Ship, The Unfinished Novel
$20.00 AUD

Cassell Ltd. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 181 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise contents are fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304307076

49678
MOON, A. Ramsay
THE DESIGN OF WELDED STEEL STRUCTURES
$20.00 AUD

Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons. London. 1948. 2nd edition. VIII, 134 PP, (2 publications) with over 110 figures, plus 6 large folded insets. Green cloth covers faded around edges, spine and rear cover. War economy paper. Foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

74076
MORDAUNT, Caroline (editor)
COLLECTION - TASMANIAN MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY
$40.00 AUD

Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery. Hobart. 2007. 1st Ed. Preface by Bill Bleathman. Foreword by Sir Guy Green. X, 206 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Giant Crab (Pseudocarcinus Gigas). Eps: Collection of British insects 1834-40. Cloth cover, title (silver lettering) on front board and spine, dj. Fine/as new condition). 26.5 x 24.2. 9780977533428

15558
MORTIMER, Lt. George
OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS MADE DURING A VOYAGE
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1988. Facsimile reprint of the 1791 original in a limited edition of 220 numbered copies (No.79). VIII, (8), 71 PP, (7). Fp: Facsimile of original title. FEP: Maria Is. REP: Amsterdam Island. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26 x 18. 0877704562

A voyage made of the brig Mercury to Teneriffe, Amsterdam Island, Maria Island near Van Diemen's Land, Tahiti ... in 1789.

68383
MOSCOW, Alvin
COLLISION COURSE, The Story of the Collision between the "Andrea Doria" and the "Stockholm"
$15.00 AUD

Longmans. London. 1959. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 238 PP with 3 plans and 2 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos, 2 plans and 2 graphs. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Head and foot of spine of dust jacket rubbed. Front endpaper with signature of previous owner and a rubbed patch. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.2.

69496
MOSS, Keith P. (compiler)
150 YEARS OF MARINE PROGRESS, 1788-1938
$40.00 AUD

Bennie S. Cohen & Son (NSW) Pty. Ltd. Sydney. c.1938. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir Samuel Cohen. No pagination, 24 PP with 17 profiles representing the important ships which came to Sydney, and reprint of NSW Pocket Almanack, 1814. Stitched pictorial card cover with ties, vignette on front cover representing the Sophia Jane. Covers a little soiled and chipped around edges, occasional foxing. Very good. 20 x 15.

Published at the time of the sesqui-centenary of Australia, by the leading firm of Lloyd's Brokers in Australia. Final six pages: arrival dates of vessels at Port Jackson and their departures, from the establishment of the Colony to the end of 1808. A scarce booklet.

22316
MUCKELROY, Keith (editor)
ARCHEOLOGY UNDER WATER. An Atlas of the World's Submerged Sites
$25.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Books. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP with maps, charts, diagrams plus bw & colour photos. Title page: Diver inspecting a storage jar. Half-title page: Diver recovering a Roman amphora. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 0070439516

Wrecks & sites (ports & cities) from Scandinavia to Middle America and from 1200 BC to the end of the 19th century.

21320
MUNGER, James F.
TWO YEARS IN THE PACIFIC AND ARCTIC OCEANS AND CHINA
$25.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield. Wash. 1987. Reprint of the 1852 1st ed. (3), 80 PP. Ep: whaling scene. Hard cover gilt engraved. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.3 x 17.7. 0877704015

A journal of every day life on board ship with interesting information on the inhabitants of different countries and the exciting events peculiar to a whaling voyage.

30295
MURRAY, Peter
THE VAGABOND FLEET - A Chronicle of the North Pacific Sealing Schooner Trade
$20.00 AUD

Sono Nis Press. Victoria, B.C., Canada. 1988. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 8 tail pieces, plus 40 pages with 11 colour plates by Cmdr. Maurice Chadwick and 67 b/w photos. Fp: Markland entering Clayoquot Sound, 1906. Eps: Map showing the annual migration of the fur seals of Alaska. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 16. 1550390007

Hunting the northern fur seal.

74764
MUSTOE, Julian
VOYAGE OF THE HARRIER - Around the World in the Track of HMS Beagle
$20.00 AUD

Julian Musteo / Resolution Press. USA. 2010 1st Ed. (6), 284, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, maps & plans, portraits and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 9781515203063

12273
N/A
THE PORT OF PORTLAND, Souvenir of Harbor Opening, November, 1960
$15.00 AUD

Port of Portland Development Association. Portland. 1960. 1st Ed. No pagination, 24 pages with 1 map and 26 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded colour plate at back Impression of Ultimate Development of the Port of Portland. Pictorial card cover a little soiled and rubbed, o/wise very good. 23 x 17.

Development and construction of a modern port.

66806
N/A
NAVAL CHRONICLE (Parts of Volumes XIV, XV, XXV & XXVII)
$200.00 AUD

Joyce Gold. London. 1805 / 1806 / 1811 & 1812. 7 parts of various "Naval Chronicles" bound together. 1 - Vol. XXV, 1811: VIII PP (title page & preface), plus plate"Monument erected in Guidhall, London, to the Memory of the late Vice Admiral Horatio, Viscount Nelson & Duke of Bronti". 2 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 353 to 440 PP, plus plate "Philips Crosby", Admiral of the Red Squadron. 3 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 177 to 264 PP, plus plate "John Bazely, Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron. 4 - Vol. XIV, 1805: 89-176 PP, plus plate "Hon. Richard Walpole". 5 - Vol. XXV, 1811: 441-515 PP (516) - (527) for index, plus 2 plates "Capt. Arthur Forrest", and Port of Valette, Malta. 6 - Vol. XV, 1806: 265-352 PP. 7 - Vol XXVII, 1813: 1-176 PP, plus 2 plates "Arthur Phillip" Vice Admiral of the Red Squadron, and "Nicholas Haddock" Admiral of the Blue Squadron. 7 parts for a total of 607 pages and 8 plates. Half bound, with rubbed patches, mostly near the spine. Occasional foxing. Very good copy. 22.5 x 14.

Volume XIV: Horatio Nelson, pages 384/385, 386/415 & 416/419. Volume XXVII: Arthur Phillip, Esq., pages 1 to 9.

67308
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. II, Nos. III & IV.
$350.00 AUD

G. Mills. London. 1827. 1st edition. Vol. II: (2), 722 PP. No. III, September 1827: pages 1 to 344 with 2 facsimiles of signatures and the frontispiece "Portrait of His Royal Highness the Lord High Admiral". No. IV, December 1827: pages 345 to 722. Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. Near fine. Rare. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 21.6 x 14.

Contents include: Memoir of Thomas Dahl, First Grenadier of France, Widows of Officers, Royal Artillery and Marines, Record of Services of British Regiments, The War Game of the Continent, The Waterloo Vase, American War, Observations on the Campaigns in Ceylon .... A mine of information.

67309
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. III, Nos. V & VI
$350.00 AUD

Saunders and Otley. London. 1828. 1st edition. Vol. III: (2), 576, CCIV PP. No. V, March 1828: pages 1 to 280, plus 1 folded plate "Plan of Onore" and the frontispiece: portrait of "Field Marshal His Grace the Duke of Wellington". No. VI, July 1828: pages 281 to 576 with 1 plan, plus 1 plate: plan of "Bhurtpoor", then pages I to CCIV. Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. Few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Near fine. Rare. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 21.6 x 14.

Contents include: The Order of the Bath, Mercenaries in the Christian Armies, Desertions from Regiments in Canada, Proceedings in Portugal, Between the Russians and the Persians, Defence of Onore, Naval Construction, The War in the Peninsula ... plus the Naval and Military Miscellany, Mutiny Bill, - Corporal Punishment, Naval Promotions and Appointments, Births, Marriages, and Deaths.

72363
N/A
TASMANIA, The Isle of Scenic Beauty
$20.00 AUD

The Tasmanian Tourist Bureau / Nucolorvue Productions. Mulgrave, Vic. c. 1975. New edition. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map of Tasmania (inside back cover) and 64 colour photos. Stiff covers, front with colour illustration (Ferry on River Derwent). Very good. Oblong: 18 x 24.5. 0858580047

74707
N/A
Records Guide SHIPS REGISTRATION PAPERS FOR THE PORT OF HOBART: 1900-1956
$25.00 AUD

Australian Archives - Tasmania. Hobart. c. 1985. 1st Ed. (2), 28 PP (recto only) with 12 sketches of "Vessel Types" and tables between pages 3 and 27. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

74708
N/A
Records Source Analysis REGISTERS OF BRITISH SHIPPING - Launceston Vessels 1846 - 1885
$25.00 AUD

Australian Archives - Tasmania. Hobart. c. 1985. 1st Ed. (2), 31 PP (recto only) with 12 sketches of "Vessel Types" and tables between P.3 and 30. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

74845
N/A
WOOD
$20.00 AUD

Marshall Cavendish. London. 1978. 1st printing. 135, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Near fine. 25 x 21.5. 0856853143

Woods - finishes - practical projects and creative craftsmanship.

75061
N/A
THE YACHTSMAN - 1896
$400.00 AUD

The Yachtsman. London. 1896. Bound copy of 53 weekly issues of "The Yachtsman" for the Year 1896. No. 246, Vol X, 2nd January 1896 to No. 298, Vol. XII, 31 December 1896. Vol. X, Nos. 246 to 260: 153-358 PP. Vol. XI, No. 261 to 286: 412 PP. Vol. XII: Nos 287 to 298: 172 PP. A total of 790 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, line drawings, sketches and photos), plus 26 of the 55 b/w "Supplementary Plates" (called for) bound at the end of the book . Half bound, gilt title and bands on a faded and rubbed leather spine. Signature of previous owner on FFEP (David G. OMay, Bellerive). Contents are near fine. 27.5 x 22.

Contains a mine of information on yachts of the day, races and regattas, with regular feature articles such as From the Man at the Wheel, Notes and Notions, Canoeing, Reports from Yachting Centres, Club Reports. Each issue has general interest articles.

74813
NAA
THE LOG - Quarterly Journal of the Nautical Association of Australia Inc. - Volume 23
$20.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia Limited. Melbourne. 1990. Vol. 23 (new series), Nos. 1 (February 1990) to 4 (November 1990). Edited by W.G. (Bill) VOLUM. 174 PP in total with b/w illustrations throughout (waterline profiles, flags and funnels, and b/w photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Image shows cover of No.1. 21 x 15.

No. 1: Peter Callen & Sons Ltd., A Tragedy of 1890, Lalor, .. No.2: Melbourne Steamship Co., The Port Phillip Sea Pilots, Lord Howe Island Shipping Co. No.3: Memories of Mort's Dock, The Auxiliary Merchant fleet of Australia. No.4: Flags and Funnels, Ships of the Past, Jervis Bay..

31828
NANCE, R. Morton
SAILING-SHIP MODELS - A Selection from European and American Collections with Introductory text by ..
$150.00 AUD

Halton and Truscott Smith. London. 1924. 1st limited and numbered edition (No. 689/1750). VIII, 80 PP with 3 head-pieces, 1 tail-piece and 22 drawings, plus 124 b/w plates with 139 illust. (9 of the plates with tissue guard). Coloured frontispiece: Flemish Carrack (circa 1450). Gilt decorated cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Top and bottom of spine frayed, foxing on some non glossy paper plates, some pencil annotations at bottom of some plates. Ingleton book plate and review of the 2nd edition of 1949 on front endpaper. Scarce. Near fine. 32 x 26.

74780
NASH, Michael
CONVICT PLACES - A Guide to Tasmanian Sites
$20.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing / Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service. Hobart. 2020. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (new condition). 21.8 x 117. 9780992366032

66612
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1988
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1988. Monthly issues, January to December 1988. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 12 issues for a total of 392 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66619
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The International Journal of The Nautical Institute - (8 issues) 1997
$40.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1997. 8 monthly issues, February to December 1997. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 8 issues for a total of 244 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.8 x 21.

International Marine Accident Reporting Scheme / MARS: 52, 54, 56, 57, 58, 60, 61 & 62 at centrefold of respective issue.

66061
O'RILEY, Ivan
AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND SHIPWRECKS AND TREASURE
$15.00 AUD

Southdown Press. Melbourne. c. 1970. 1st Ed. Parade Special. 56 PP with 1 sails plan, 11 location maps and b/w illustrations. Stapled wrappers. Small piece torn at lower corner of front cover. Very good. 28 x 20.2. 0868600644

12 stories of shipping calamities in Australasian waters.

74058
ORCHARD, John R. (editor)
GUIDE TO TASMANIA - The Holiday Island State of Australia
$25.00 AUD

Telegraph Publications Pty. Ltd. Launceston. c. 1960. 1st Ed. Forewords by The Hon. E. E. Reece, Premier of Tasmania and by The Hon. A. C. Atkins, Minister for Tourists and Immigration. 184 PP with 5 detailed maps, sketch maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear and a little soiling. Contents near fine. 21 x 14.

68130
P&O S. N. Co.
P&O STRATHNAVER & STRATHAIRD, One Class - Run Britain, India, Ceylon, Australia
$20.00 AUD

P&O Steam Navigation Company. London. c. 1959. Folded travel brochure. 3 folds. On the outside 2 photos of the liners, 4 photos of ports of call, Addresses of Shipping Line and Agents, and on the inside sketch map of the run London to Sydney. On the inside: 15 photos of accommodation. Format: 38 x 51, folded: 19.2 x 17.2.

Strathnaver built 1931, and Strathaird built in 1932. One Class in 1959.

67298
PADFIELD, Peter
THE GREAT NAVAL RACE: Anglo-German Naval Rivalry 1900-1914
$10.00 AUD

Hart-Davis. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 382 PP plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illust. Hard cover. Slight ageing of paper and stains on front outside edge (not affecting the text). Good. 22.2 x 14.2. 024610578X

Deadly competition in dreadnought battleships between Great Britain and Imperial Germany, fueled by Kaiser Wilhelm II and his dreams of imperial destiny.

74933
PAFFETT, James A. H.
SHIPS AND WATER
$60.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commodore G.G. Greenfield. VII, 95 PP with b/w illustrations (21 drawings and 15 photos). Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 1870077067

A short book about the physical interactions which occur between a ship and her liquid environment. The nature of water - waves ... stability and stabilisation - vibration.

42950
PAGE, Christopher
COMMAND IN THE ROYAL NAVAL DIVISION - A Military Biography of Brigadier General A. M. Asquith DSO
$20.00 AUD

Spellmount. Staplehurst. 1999. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Corelli Barnett. XIV, 194 PP with 4 facsimile of documents, plus 4 folded maps and 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 16. 1862270481

One of the most distinguished and decorated non-professional soldiers of WWI. He saw action at Gallipoli...

42946
PALMER, Kenneth Nicholls
CEREMONIAL BARGES ON THE RIVER THAMES - A History of the Barges of the City of London, Livery Companies and of the Crown
$15.00 AUD

Unicorn Press. London. 1997. 1st Ed. VIII, 184 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half-title page: Thames wherries. Title page: The Thames on Lord Mayor's Day, c.1747, by Canaletto. Eps: William Kent's designs for Frederick Prince of Wales's barge, 1732. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.7. 0906290171

73451
PARNELL, Neville & BOUGHTON, Trevor
FLYPAST - A Record of Aviation in Australia
$20.00 AUD

Civil Aviation Authority / AGPS. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Morris, Minister for Transport. XX, 542 PP with b/w illustrations . Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 22. 9780644079181

A Civil Aviation Authority Bicentennial Project.

37095
PARRY, A. (editor)
THE ADMIRALS FREMANTLE 1788-1920
$25.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 5 maps, plus 24 pages with 40 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Francis Fremantle. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 070111603X

The biographies of Thomas Francis Fremantle (a close friend of Nelson's), Charles Howe Fremantle (Port of Fremantle and Battle of Balaklava), Edmund Robert Fremantle (Maori wars) and Sydney Robert Fremantle (WWI).

18340
PARRY, J. H. (author and chief consultant)
ROMANCE OF THE SEA
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. 1st Ed. 312 PP, profusely & lavishly illustrated. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, dj (lightly rubbed with a few chips). Near fine. Oblong: 27.5 x 35. 0970443461

Covers all aspects of Man's use of the ocean. The development of ships, exploration, traders, corsairs & conquerors, slavers & scientists. Beautifully presented work.

46618
PASTOUREAU, Mireille
VOIES OCEANES. De l'ancien aux nouveaux mondes
$100.00 AUD

Editions Hervas. Paris. 1990. Special edition limited to 600 copies, privately published the friends of Banque Nationale de Paris. 188 PP with 1 tail piece, 5 head pieces and 164 b/w and colour illustrations (2 of them folded). Large folded chart (facsimile of the 1613 chart by Pierre Deuaulx) loosely inserted. Marbled endpapers. Leather binding, gilt decoration (astrolabe) and title on front board and spine. French text. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 2903118612

The Bibliothèque Nationale is custodian of the largest collection in the world of old nautical charts (the oldest: Carte Pisane, c.1290). With many of these charts, one rediscovers the history of the sea. Exploration from antiquity to the end of the 18th century.

48568
PATERSON, Lance
WRECK-OLLECTIONS: SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS - Volume 1
$55.00 AUD

Helen Kershaw Editing Services. Caloundra, Qld. 2003. 1st Ed. XII, 203 PP with 4 maps and 171 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.6. 0646417576

69800
PATERSON, Lance
WRECK-OLLECTIONS: SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS IN QUEENSLAND WATERS - Volume 4
$60.00 AUD

Author. Caloundra, Qld. 2018. 1st Ed. (XI), 101 PP with 2 maps, 58 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, photos) and 25 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.6. 9780646987378

74740
PATTERSON, H. W.
SMALL BOAT BUILDING
$25.00 AUD

The Macmillan Company. New York. 1933. Reprint of the 1929 original. 144 PP with 16 figures, plus 10 folded plates (3 folds) with close to 100 figures (line drawings and sketches). Cloth covers, decorations and title on front cover and spine. Spine slightly discoloured. Foxing on outside edges, number written on FFEP, otherwise contents are clean and still a near fine copy. 18.3 x 13.

30851
PAWLOWSKI, Gareth L.
FLAT-TOPS AND FLEDGLINGS - A History of American Aircraft Carriers
$20.00 AUD

A. S. Barnes. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. 530 PP with over 400 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.8 x 22.2. 0498076415

Part I: the flat-tops. Part II: the fledglings (early planes, fighter aircraft... Early Warning aircraft). Part III: medals and commendations.

38533
PAYNE, M. A.
H.M.A.S. CANBERRA
$30.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society. Sydney. 1973. 1st edition limited to 1000 numbered copies (No.511 / 1000). (4), 112 PP with 1 map, plus 10 pages with 25 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Lines HMAS Canberra. Inside back cover: Crest of HMAS Canberra. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.7 x 14.

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

53762
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS
$20.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. Image shows the title-page and frontispiece. 22.4 x 15.5

The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.

51657
PEARSON, Michael
GREAT SOUTHERN LAND: The Maritime Exploration of Terra Australis
$30.00 AUD

The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage. Canberra. 2005. 1st Ed. Foreword by Senator the Hon. Ian Campbell, Minister for the Environment and Heritage. IV, 155 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642551855

68212
PEDLOW, Robert et al.
THE SHIPS ATLAS
$15.00 AUD

Shipping Guides Ltd. Reigate, UK. 1994. 5th edition of the 1984 original. Preface of February 1994 by Robert Pedlow, Feargal Hogan, Andrew Hamilton & Ruth Knight. No pagination, 240 PP with 136 pages for 75 maps, plus inserts (in colour) and distance tables and 98 pages for "Index - Alphabetical by Port Name, etc; and including Islands, Seas, Rivers, Canals ... Hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Stamps of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" / "Australian Maritime College" on title page, rear endpaper and outside edges. Repairs at head of spine and gutter of front hinge. Very good. 30.5 x 21.3.

74894
PEMBERTON, Barry
AUSTRALIAN COASTAL SHIPPING
$40.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Ed. XVIII, 327 PP with many b/w illust. (plans, photos). P.250-299: Appendix of Australian owned & operated steamers & motor vessels. Red cloth cover, dj. Very small and neat stamp of previous owner on inside front cover. Covers and dust jacket have light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. Oblong: 18.5 x 25. 0522841317

A history of the period when cargo between cities was mainly seaborne and ships of every kind plied the Australian coastline.

70663
PERKS, Richard-Hugh
SPRITS'L - A Portrait of Sailing Barges and Sailormen
$35.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. Greenwich. 1975. 1st Ed. 167 PP with 199 b/w plates. Eps: Map of Medway & East Swale Estuaries. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is price clipped and has repaired tears or chips. Faint foxing. Contents near fine. 26 x 20.8. 0851770738

75014
LA PEROUSE, Jean François Galaup de
ATLAS DU VOYAGE DE LA PEROUSE
$12000.00 AUD

Imprimerie de la République. Paris. 1797 First edition. Atlas volume only, folio size. Half-title page engraved by Moreau Le Jeune, a portrait of Jean François Galaup De La Pérouse, engraved by Alex Tardieu and 69 plates with Captions in French (29 on double page or folded and 40 on full page). Original half calf binding, gilt title on rebacked spine. Renewed endpapers. Boards are in very good condition with light rubbing on edges. For the plates, one has a tiny tear at centre of folds and 2 plates have repaired short tears. Light foxing primarily on the first few leaves with a little on the margins of the plates. A little soiling on outside edges and margins of plates. Image shows the half-title-page and the portrait. More images available upon request. A very nice copy of a scarce item. French text. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Large folio: 47 x 33.5.

A total of 69 Plates: 35 Charts and plans / 3 Coastal Views / 10 Landscape and Inhabitants / 11 Fauna & Flora / 5 Traditional Crafts for 10 illustrations each / 5 Anchorages (1 with shipwreck). Folded plate No 1: Mappemonde ou Carte Reduite des Parties connues du Globe pour servir au Voyage de La Perouse. Plate No. 2: Vue de l'Ile Ste Catherine. Folded plate No. 3: Carte du Grand Ocean ou Mer du Sud. Plate No. 4: Plan de la Baie de la Conception. ... Plate No. 6: Lianne Male du Chili, que les habitants appelent Guilboqui... Plate No. 13: Carte des Iles Sandwich. ... Folded plate: Plan des Iles Kuriles. More images/information upon request.

50887
PETERS, Nonja (editor)
THE DUTCH DOWN UNDER: 1606-2006
$60.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 2006. 1st Ed. XIX, 2-422 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28.8 x 22. 1920694757

36467
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
IN THE HEART OF THE SEA - The Epic True Story that Inspired MOBY DICK
$15.00 AUD

Flamingo / HarperCollins. London. 2000. Trade paperback edition. XVIII, 302 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans, 1 tail piece and 14 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Remainder mark at bottom edge and a small crease on front cover, otherwise o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0002572125

The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged whale, far out in the Pacific, November 1820.

68623
PHILLIPS, Valmai
ROMANCE OF AUSTRALIAN LIGHTHOUSES
$35.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Ed. 221 PP with 43 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 13 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (Point Lonsdale Lighthouse). Near fine. 25 x 19. 0727004980

Australian lighthouses and the story of people: navigators, sea captains and the lighthouse keepers, a disappearing breed with automation.

37531
PHILP, J. E.
WHALING WAYS OF HOBART TOWN
$125.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1936. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 2 figures and 11 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover (The Flurry). Front cover with a small crease at bottom corner, tiny piece missing at top of spine, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.3 x 14.4.

Bay whaling, off-shore whaling, sperm oil quest, end of the whaling days by ships based/registered in Hobart.

36800
PICKFORD, Nigel
LOST TREASURE SHIPS OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
$30.00 AUD

Pavilion Books. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map on double page, and b/w or colour illust. Fp: Colour poster of Cunard Line with Lusitania. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 23.8. 1862050791

17 of these Treasure Ships (Republic, Titanic, Lusitania, Empress of Britain... Awa Maru). Map with location of 174 of the lost treasure ships.

75063
PINK, Kerry
AND WEALTH FOR TOIL - A History of North-West and Western Tasmania 1825 - 1900
$100.00 AUD

Advocate Marketing Services / Harris and Company. Burnie. 1990. 1st Ed. Forewords by G. P. Harris and Chris Binks. XII, 387 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (charts, maps and plans, documents, drawings, prints and photos) and 46 colour illustrations (paintings and photos). Cloth covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine/as new condition. 30.5 x 21.8. 0731699270

22603
PLOWMAN, Peter
EMIGRANT SHIPS TO LUXURY LINERS - Passenger Ships to Australia & New Zealand, 1945-1990
$65.00 AUD

NSW University Press. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 283 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 16 colour plates. Fp: "New Australia" at Circular Quay. Half-title page: profile of the "Britanis". Eps: Advertising material / posters on sea travel. Hard cover, dj. Review tipped in on half-title page. Tiny bump near bottom of spine, o/wise a fine copy. 29.2 x 22. 0868403792

Stories of the Builders & Owners, the Crew & Passengers of these great ships.

10749
POLLACCHI, Commandant P.
ATLAS COLONIAL FRANCAIS, Colonies, Protectorats et Pays Sous Mandat
$300.00 AUD

L' Illustration. Paris. 1929. 1st Ed. Preface by Maréchal Lyautey. 320 PP with 56 colour maps (18 on double page and 38 on full page) and around 261 b/w illustrations (heliogravures & photographies). Fp: Tableau des Races Peuplant les Colonies Françaises. Marbled endpapers. Hard covers, half bound, title and colour illustration on front cover, gilt title on leather spine. Covers lightly soiled, hinges rubbed. Hardly any foxing. French text. Fine internally. Large folio: 41 x 33.

Atlas of the French Colonial Empire in the late 1920's, covering colonies, protectorates & countries under the mandate of the League of Nations (S.D.N.). Beautiful illustrations. More images available upon request.

46107
POLLOCK, Captain Edwin T. & BLOOMHARDT, Lieut. (J.G.) Paul F. (compilers)
THE HATCHET OF THE UNITED STATES SHIP GEORGES WASHINGTON
$50.00 AUD

J. J. Little & Ives Co. New York. 1919. 1st bound edition. Prefatory note by US President Woodrow Wilson, and preface by Vice Admiral Gleaves. (14), 274 PP, plus 16 plates with 28 b/w photos. Fp: The President's Ship, the U.S.S. George Washington. Cloth cover, title and decoration on front board. Dedicatory note to Sir Heaton Rhodes (the Grand Old Man of New Zealand public life) on title page, dated 10 May 1923, and signed Edwin T. Pollock, then Governor of American Samoa. Slight ageing of paper. Lower edge of front board worn on 1 cm close to the spine, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24.6 x 20.5.

Bound volume of the exact copy of numbers: Vol 1, No. 1 (February 21, 1918) to Volume 9, No. 8 (December 12, 1918), originally published at sea. President Woodrow Wilson travelled on board the George Washington, sailing from New York (Hoboken) on 5th of December 1918 and reaching Brest on 13 December 1918.

37570
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414

Expeditions of discovery, exploration and scientific research: Wilkes to the South Sea and Antarctic 1838-1842 - Perry to China Sea and Japan 1852-1854...

48124
PORT OF MONTREAL
THE GOLD-HEADED CANE
$20.00 AUD

Port of Montreal. Montreal. 1988. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.2. 0662165993

Published to coincide with the 150th presentation of the Gold-Headed Cane and the 25th anniversary of year-round navigation.

70069
PORTEOUS, R.S. ("Standby")
CLOSE TO THE WIND and Other Stories
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. c. 1955. 1st Ed. (Jan. 1955). 240 PP. Hard cover, spine a little sunned, light foxing around edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.3 x 14.

Stories of ships & sailors by an Australian author & seaman with experience along the coast including the narrow waters of the Great Barrier Reef.

39483
PORTS
THE PORT OF ADELAIDE - South Australia
$30.00 AUD

Dept. of Marine & Harbors. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 1 map of South Australia, 1 plan of Port of Adelaide at centrefold, 4 b/w and 27 colour photos, plus clear plastic pocket with a folded flyer (3 folds) Statistical details and current Port charges. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.2.

49828
POWLEY, Edward B.
THE ENGLISH NAVY IN THE REVOLUTION OF 1688
$35.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1928. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Jellicoe. XII, 188 PP with 2 tables, plus 1 large folded chart at end of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, and around outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 14.5.

72276
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
ISLE OF THE DEAD ... Port Arthur's Burial Ground
$20.00 AUD

Walter B. Pridmore. Murdunna, Tas. 2005. 1st edition, November 2005. IV, 44 PP with 2 drawings and 10 watercolours by Rose Solomon. Inside covers: plan of Port Arthur & Location map. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 14.7.

72277
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
POINT PUER ... and the Prisons of Port Arthur
$20.00 AUD

Walter B. Pridmore. Murdunna, Tas. 2005. 1st edition. IV, 44 PP with 1 drawing and 15 watercolours by Rose Solomon. Inside covers: plan of Port Arthur & Location map. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Fine. 21 x 14.7.

75051
PROSSER GREEN, Angela
THE WEDDING JOURNEY - The Story of Johnstone and Wilmot
$100.00 AUD

ACPG Books. Launceston. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by Albert Van Zetten, Mayor of Launceston. 288 PP with "William Johnstone, travelogue", i.e. 44 pages of original manuscript, b/w illustrations throughout and 11 pages with 47 colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 9780980615791

20972
PROUD, John H.
SEAHORSES OF THE TEES, The story of Tees Towing Company Limited
$50.00 AUD

Tees Towing Company Limited. Cleveland, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 189 PP with 2 tables, 78 figures (1 map, 73 bw photos), 1 plan & 58 bw photos of tugboats, and 1 colour plate with 5 flags and 9 funnels. Fp: Lingdale, with the London Victory, September 1951. FEP: Acklam Cross. REP: Temple Cross towing Andalusian. Pictorial laminated boards. A few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0951023209

63109
PURCHASE, Peter
THE ALBATROSS NECKLACE - The Last Voyage of the Zuytdorp
$35.00 AUD

Dune Publishing. Perth. 2013. Reprint of the 2012 original. VI, 408 PP with 1 chart on double page (journey of the Zuytdorp 1711-12, 2 b/w illustrations and 2 colour photos- head of each major part). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 9780957736412

Historical novel. Published in 2012 to mark the tricentenary of the June 1712 wreck of the VOC ship "Zuytdorp" on the cliffs north of Kalbarri, Western Australia.

35814
QUINN, David B. & QUINN, Alison M. (editors)
DISCOURSE OF WESTERN PLANTING
$100.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1993. 1st Ed., No. 45 in the Extra Series. XXXI, 229 PP with 4 b/w plates. Fp: Front binding board of the manuscript in the New York Public Library. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Large format: 35.2 x 25. 0904180352

"A particuler discourse concerning the greate necessitie and manifolde commodyties that are like to growe to this realme of England by the Westerne discoueries lately attempted, written in the yere 1584, by Richarde Hackluyt of Oxforde".

74567
RAAF
THE GOLDEN YEARS - Royal Australian Air Force 1921-1971
$20.00 AUD

Department of Air / AGPS. Canberra. 1971. 1st Ed. Foreword by Air Marshall Sir Richard William. XX, 124 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, title on front cover and spine. Spine and top corner of front cover partly sunned. Near fine. 29.6 x 21.

75089
RAAF
THE AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE OF AIR POWER / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
$50.00 AUD

Air Power Development Centre. Canberra. 2013. 2nd Edition of the 2007 original. Australian Air Publication AAP 1000-H. Foreword by Air Marshall Geoff Brown. X, 220 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Signed by Air Marshall Chief of Air Force on title page. Fine (as new condition). 21 x 14.5. 9781920800925

75090
RAAF
THE AIR POWER MANUAL / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
$50.00 AUD

Air Power Development Centre. Canberra. 2013. 6th edition of the 1990 original. Australian Air Publication AAP 1000-D Foreword by Air Marshall Geoff Brown. VIII, 245 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Signed by Air Marshall Chief of Air Force on title page. Fine (as new condition). 21 x 14.5. 9781920800901

33173
RABLING, Harold
PIONEERS OF THE PACIFIC - The Story of the South Seas
$10.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1966. 1st Australian edition, of the 1965 US original The Story of the Pacific - Explorers of the Earth Mightiest Ocean. 147 PP with 2 maps and 23 b/w illust. Title spread: The Resolution and the Discovery at anchor in Kealakekua Bay, Hawaii. Decorated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.

58284
RAHS
SHORE-BASED WHALING AT TWOFOLD BAY: One Hundred Years of Enterprise (in Journal of the RAHS)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1985. Volume 71, Part 1, June 1985. 88 PP. Contains article by Michael PEARSON between pages 3 and 27 with 1 location map and 2 sketch maps. Soft cover. Fine. 22.3 x 14.

74893
RICHARDS, John
CARDIFF, A Maritime History
$20.00 AUD

The History Press. London. 2011. Reprint of the 2005 first edition. 158 PP with 75 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 25 x 17. 9780752435688

51757
RICHARDS, Rhys
WHALE TEETH ARTEFACTS IN THE WESTERN SOLOMON ISLANDS (in Tuhinga)
$15.00 AUD

Te Papa Museum of New Zealand. Wellington. 2006. Extract from Tuhinga (Records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa) No. 17. Pages 69 to 79 with 1 map and 8 colour photos. Plastic covers, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

56135
RICHARDS, Rhys
SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALES: a reassessment of their former distribution and migration routes in New Zealand waters, including on the Kermadec grounds (in Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Society of New Zealand. Wellington. 2002. Extract from Volume 32, No. 3, September 2002. 355-377 PP with 2 maps. Soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.8.

70259
RICHARDS, Rhys
CAPTAIN CHARLES BAYLEY: Whaling Master 1813-1857
$15.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2019. Reprint of the 2014 original. No. 65 in the Roebuck series. Edited by Graeme Broxam. VI, 54 PP with 5 tables, 5 b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 2 paintings, 2 maps with insets and 4 photos) and colour illustrations (1 graph, 2 photos and 6 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 9780992366025

75110
RICHARDS, Rhys
SAMOA'S FORGOTTEN WHALING HERITAGE - American Whaling in Samoan Waters 1824-1878
$125.00 AUD

Lithographic Services Ltd. Wellington. 1992. 1st Ed. XI, 208 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, diagrams, paintings, photos). Pictorial stiff cover with light wear and a short tear and rub at foot of spine. Contents near fine. Scarce. 29.8 x 20.7. 0473016079

Reminiscences and souvenirs of Samoa, through logbooks of whaling ships. History of the Samoa Islands.

74571
ROBINSON, Douglas H.
THE B-58 HUSTLER
$25.00 AUD

Arco Publishing. New York. 1967. 1st edition in the Famous Aircraft series. 64 PP with b/w illustrations and scale drawings by Richard Groh. Pictorial card covers with light wear and faint stamp of previous owner at top of front cover. Contents near fine. 28 x 21.5.

70943
ROLLESTON, Frank
NOT A CONQUERING HERO: The Siege of Tobruk - Battles of: Milne Bay, Buna, Shaggy Ridge
$75.00 AUD

Author / Hatfields Printer. Eton, Qld. 1984. 1st Ed. Foreword by Keith Payne. (8), 207 PP with over 1 extract of document, 9 sketch maps (& insets) and 96 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a lightly sunned spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by the author. Scarce original edition. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0959140506

69445
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
NATIONAL R.A.N. FLEET AIR ARM REUNION 1st November 1998, Golden Jubilee - HMAS ALBATROSS
$25.00 AUD

Navy Public Relations. Sydney. 1998. 8 PP for the Ecumenical Church Service, Naval Hymn, National Anthem. Together with 5 other items and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, illustrated front cover. Fine condition. 21 x 14.5.

Includes: Invitation to the Official RAN Cocktail party. Invitation for the Golden Jubilee Ball. Sticker for "Fly Navy". Sticker for Golden Jubilee. 5 duo-tone photographs.

37216
ROYAL NAVY
FALKLANDS: TASK FORCE PORTFOLIO - Part 1
$30.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 0907771025

Photographs with brief caption on the ships (Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary & Merchant ships) gathered to retake the Falkland Islands in April and May 1982.

72597
ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA
REPORT OF ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA, for the Year 1863
$15.00 AUD

W. Fletcher, Printer. Hobart Town. 1864. 1st Ed. Edited by J. W. Agnew (Honorary Secretary). 37 PP with 10 pages "Lists: Officers of the Society, Honorary Members, Fellows" and 22 pages for the Yearly report. Soft covers, title on front cover. Fine. 21 x 13.7.

Read at the Annual General Meeting, held 29th January 1864.

68173
RUSHTON, Gerald
WHISTLE UP THE INLET - The Union Steamship Story
$15.00 AUD

J.J. Douglas Ltd. Vancouver. 1978. 1st paperback edition of the 1974 original. 236 PP, plus 48 pages with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 1 prospectus, 1 plan and 78 photos. Soft cover. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" on half title page, title page and rear endpaper. Contents clean and bright. A very good copy. 23 x 15. 0888941862

Red-funnelled ships of the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia, Canada.

74885
RUSSELL, Captain A. G.
PORT LINE
$40.00 AUD

A. G. Russell. London. 1985. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. H. Senior, Chairman. VIII, 156 PP with 1 graph, 26 b/w photos & 4 colour photos. Title-page: Bow with crest of this Shipping Line. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few rubs and small tears. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Contents near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0951044001

Published to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the former Commonwealth & Dominion Line which plied between the UK and the Antipodes.

74921
RÜHEN, Carl
THE SEA DEVIL - The Controversial Cruise of the Nazi Emissary von Luckner to Australia and New Zealand in 1938
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1988. 136 PP with b/w photos in text. Fp: Advertisement for von Luckner's lecture in Canberra on 4 June 1938. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and inside of dust jacket with light foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0864171781

75200
SALMOND, Anne
THE TRIAL OF THE CANNIBAL DOG - Captain Cook in the South Seas
$25.00 AUD

Yale University Press. New Haven, Ct. 2003. 1st US edition. XXII, 506 PP with 53 b/w illustrations (5 maps and 48 paintings, prints, sketches, plus 8 pages with 15 colour plates). Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5. 9780300100921

32715
SAYER, Edmund Sears
SHIPS OF OTHER DAYS
$25.00 AUD

Author. Nice, France. 1930. Limited and numbered edition (No. 42/1000). Numbered and signed by the author. No pagination, 38 PP with 12 head or tail pieces, plus 10 plates. All pages with a rope drawing around, title page and plates protected by tissue paper. Title page: Sail drying. Silver coloured endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title and gilt decorated vignette on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 25 x 32.2.

Album dedicated to the Unnamed and the Unsung Heroes of the Great Armada who sailed the seas in centuries past. Caravel Fleet of 1492. The Mayflower in 1620. The Soleil Royal sunk 1759 by the Dutch and English combined Fleet. The Bon Homme Richard...

62450
SCHIELDROP, Edgar B.
THE HIGH SEAS
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. 1939. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Hutchinson's Illustrated Library of Modern Knowledge. Foreword by Sir Archibald Hurd. (2), 211 PP with over 130 b/w illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos). Fp (in colour): S.S. Stratheden at Port Said. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed with closed tears, o/wise near fine. 23.7 x 15.5.

Shipbuilding and ship management from earliest times to the present day (1939).

74416
SCHOLL, Michael C. & PESCHAK, Thomas P. (editors)
SAVE OUR SEAS Foundation Magazine - Issue 4
$15.00 AUD

Save our Seas Foundation. Geneve. 2015. Issue No. 4, 2015. 148 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (new condition). 31 x 24.

Great Bear Wild, "Canada Pacific Coastline", by Ian McAllister. The Call of the Whales, northern coast of British Columbia , by Janie Wray. Science with the Giants, Whale sharks of Ningaloo Reef, by Lara Marcus Zamora.

74738
SEAVER, George
THE FAITH OF EDWARD WILSON
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1948. 1st Ed. (4), 48 PP. Fp: Portrait of Edward Wilson. Cloth cover. Slight ageing of paper. Note to previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. A very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20.2 x 13.3.

.. (of the Antarctic, Naturalist and Friend)

74662
SHANKLAND, Peter & HUNTER, Anthony
DARDANELLES PATROL
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. FEP: The Sea of Marmara and its approaches. REP: The Dardanelles. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers worn around edges and lightly soiled. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. Image shows title-page. 21.5 x 14.5.

The actions of the British submarine EI I, in the Sea of Marmara and at Constantinople in 1915.

74907
SHANKLAND, Peter & HUNTER, Anthony
MALTA CONVOY
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1966. Reprint of 1961 edition. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Sir Philip Vian. 256 PP plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing, mostly around outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.4 x 14.5.

Ordeal of the convoy "Operation Pedestal", 11-13 August, 1942, and of the vital tanker "Ohio".

56151
SHERWOOD, Dick
THE NAVY AND NATIONAL SECURITY: The Peacetime Dimension
$20.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1994. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 109. (10), 98 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731521110

Proceedings of the Maritime Strategic issues workshop held at HMAS Creswell, November 1992.

67839
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - Volume 10
$15.00 AUD

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1952. Issue No. 10 of "The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria". Edited by S.A.E. Strom. Foreword by Captain F. Murchison. Vol. 10: 128 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Heavy Weather: the S.V. "Penang" in the Roaring Forties). Near fine. 21 x 14.5.

Tenth year of publication. The last voyage of the "Garthsnaid", by Captain A.G. Course. ... Facets of William Bligh, by T.M. Ramsay. Sea Wolves and Seals of Bass Strait, by Captain Harry O'May.

69887
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE DOG WATCH - No. 56
$15.00 AUD

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1999. Issue No. 56 of The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. 117 PP with c. 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover ("Eye of the Wind" heads East about Cape Horn). Near fine. 21.3 x 14.5.

Issue on: Sydney-Hobart Yacht Race - 1998, by Bruce E. Taylor. The Barque "Star of India". Antarctic Whaling 1946-1949, by Captain J. Abernethy. Falkland Islands visit by "Eye of the Wind" in 1991.

74698
SHIPPING
KNOW YOUR SHIPS - Car Ferries and Ocean Liners
$15.00 AUD

OTD / Ocean Travel Development. London. 1970. 1st edition of October 1970. 144 PP with 110 b/w photos. Soft covers, staples, cloth spine. Covers with some wear, o/wise a very good clean copy. Oblong: 21 x 30.

OTD = the International Trade Association of Passenger Shipping Lines.

74825
SHIPPING WORLD
SHIPPING WORLD & SHIPBUILDER - Annual Review 1967
$15.00 AUD

Benn Group / Shipping World & Shipbuilder. London. 1967. Volume 160, No. 3802, January 1967. 94 - 270 PP with over 90 pages of advertisements in b/w or colour, and b/w illustrations in text, plus 3 large folded plates with plans of propelling machinery of "Priam" & "Glenalmond", and 4 tables. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.

Pages 153 to 164: Priam and Glenalmond , a new class of cargo liner for Ocean Steam Ship Group. ... Australian shipping faces rapid change, by Peter D'Abbs. Current Container scene in Australia, by Rex Scambary.

74826
SHIPPING WORLD
SHIPPING WORLD AND SHIPBUILDER - International Mid Year Number / 1968
$15.00 AUD

Benn Group / Shipping World & Shipbuilder. London. 1968. Volume 162, No. 3823, July 1968. 1122 - 1310 PP with over 100 pages of advertisements in b/w or colour, and b/w illustrations in text, plus 1 large folded plate with 7 graphs "Development and Design of Passive Roll Stabilisers". Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.

Cargo handling in the World's Ports. The Soviet Marchant Fleet, by Cdr. Edgar P. Young. ...

34334
SHIPWRECKS
ATLAS OF NEW SOUTH WALES WRECK SITES
$45.00 AUD

Department of Planning. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. No pagination, 20 pages printed on recto only with 10 line drawings of Declared Historic Shipwrecks (ship and wreck site), 2 maps and 9 charts. Errata sheet loosely inserted. Illustrated card cover. Fine. Large format: 59.2 x 42.

Atlas featuring 173 shipwrecks which have been reliably located, identified and visited by divers.

49491
SIGMOND, J. P. & ZUIDERBAAN, L. H.
DUTCH DISCOVERIES OF AUSTRALIA - Shipwrecks, Treasures and Early Voyages off the West Coast
$40.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1979. 1st English edition of the 1976 original Dutch title "Nederlanders Ontdekken Australie". 176 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Chart of the Pacific by Hessel Gerritsz. Hard cover, dust jacket. Previous owner's signature on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 18. 0727008005

Also contains relevant newspaper cuttings and articles loosely inserted.

74382
SIGNALS
THE 1931 INTERNATIONAL CODE OF SIGNALS - Volume I: For Visual and Sound Signalling
$15.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1932. 1st Ed. (XIV advertisements), 360 PP with 1 plate for "Semaphore Alphabet", plus XII colour plates: 7 National Flags, 3 Aircraft Markings & 2 Alphabetical, Numeral, Substitutes, Code and Answering pendants. Cloth covers, device and title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled. Very good. Image shows title-page. 28 x 22.

56139
SIMPKIN, Julie (editor)
CHARLES DARWIN: An Australian Selection
$30.00 AUD

National Museum of Australia. Canberra. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Craddock Morton. Introduction by Michael Pickering. XII, 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 23.7 x 17.5.

Pages 1 to 81: Extract from Darwin's Beagle Diary, transcribed by Kees Rookmaaker. Pages 83 to 13: Three essays. Great Expectations by Tom Frame. A Daring Theory, by Nicholas Drayson. Insights & Origins, by Robyn Williams.

21602
SLIJPER, E.J
WHALES
$30.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1962. 1st English edition, translated from the 1958 Dutch original. 475 PP with 229 b/w illust. (drawings, maps, photos, sketches ...). Cloth cover with a few marks, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise contents are near fine and printed on superior gloss paper. 23.6 x 15.5.

Historical introduction - Evolution and appearances - Locomotion - Respiration - Heart, circulation and blood - Behaviour ... Classification of the cetacea (P.417 to 420) and extensive bibliography (P.421 to 458).

31745
SLOCUM, Captain Joshua
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD and VOYAGE OF THE LIBERDADE
$20.00 AUD

Granada. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1978 edition by Hart-Davis, with a foreword by the Duke of Edinburgh. XVI, 17-384 PP with 2 maps & 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on endpapers and outside edges. Dust jacket with few chips and a sunned spine. Name (partly erased) at top of front endpaper. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0246110457

The first single-handed circumnavigation of the globe, on the sloop "Spray", 24th April 1895 to 27th June, 1898, and his voyage in the Liberdade which tells of his shipwreck off South America and his return to New England in a canoe.

66313
SMALLWOOD, Helen
PASSAGE FROM PARADISE
$20.00 AUD

Author. Dinas Powys, UK. 1988. 1st Ed. 156 PP with 16 maps and numerous b/w illustrations (drawings, photos, plans) and 58 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few small creases. Covers slightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.6 x 17.8. 0951366300

Two English couples working in the Seychelles, rebuilt and refitted a former Norwegian rescue ship (Colin Archer design), the "Christian Bugge". Voyage from Seychelles to Plymouth via Capetown, St Helena and the Caribbean islands (11 Oct. 1983 to 24 Aug. 1984).

21278
SMITH HARRIS, Charles Edward (editor)
FROM THE DEEP OF THE SEA - The Diary of Charles Edward Smith, Surgeon of the Whale-ship Diana, of Hull
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition of the 1922 original. XII, 288 PP with 2 maps and 13 tail pieces, plus 4 pages of sketches. Fp: Map of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.3 x 14. 0870219324

Experiences of a surgeon on board a British steam whaler in Davis Strait 1866-67. Edited by his son.

16987
SMITH, Edgar Newbold
AMERICAN NAVAL BROADSIDES, A Collection of Early Naval Prints (1745-1815)
$35.00 AUD

Philadelphia Maritime Museum. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. XIX, 225 PP with 25 bw & 92 colour plates. Fp: Old Ironsides on a Lee Shore. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small closed tears. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 0517517612

The turbulent early naval history of the United States, captured by American, British and European artists. From the British landing at Cape Breton Island to the war of 1812.

36511
SMITH, J. W. & HOLDEN, T. S.
WHERE SHIPS ARE BORN - Sunderland 1346-1946, A History of Shipbuilding on the River Wear
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Reed. London. 1947. 2nd impression of the 1946 original. (6), 98 PP, plus 62 pages with 85 b/w photos. Pictorial papered boards, cloth spine, dust jacket. Dust jacket has chips and a few pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. Image shows cover and dust jacket. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.

74901
SMITH, Philip
DIESEL ENGINE, Running and Maintenance
$20.00 AUD

Constable & Company Limited. London. 1927. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 87 b/w illustrations. Hard covers with a little speckling on edges, repaired dust jacket, now in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Foxing on outside page edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Contents include: Cylinders, Fuel-Pumps, Water Troubles, High-Speed Engines, Compressors, ...

46666
SMITH, Vincent
MUSCO BLUE WHALE
$15.00 AUD

Harper & Row. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. (4), 122 PP with 6 full page illustrations by Wilson Buchanan. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5. 0063120089

74610
SOLEY, James Russell
THE BLOCKADE AND THE CRUISERS.
$45.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1903. 2nd edition of the 1883 original. An Introductory Volume to "The Navy in the Civil War" series. VIII, (2 List of Maps), 257, (4 publications) PP with 6 maps, plus 1 map on double page "The Blockaded Coast". Cloth covers, front and back covers with stamp in blind "The Navy in the Civil War", gilt title on spine. Top corner of the free fly of the front endpaper torn. An otherwise near fine copy. 18.8 x 13.

74722
SOMERVILLE, Janet
TASMANIAN SHELLS
$20.00 AUD

Visual Aids Branch, Education Department, Tasmania. Hobart.. 1963. 1st Ed., in Visual Aids Bulletin No. 1. 11 PP (typescript on recto only) with drawings by Alma Carlstrom. Pictorial soft covers . Some scoring (mostly ticks or crosses in pencil) opposite the shell drawings. Slight ageing of paper. Front cover of original wrapper pasted down on stiff folder. Good. 33.3 x 20.7.

An aid for shell identification and used in primary schools.

62121
SOMERVILLE, Rear Admiral Boyle T. & WOODHOUSE, Commander A. F. B.
OCEAN PASSAGES FOR THE WORLD
$80.00 AUD

Admiralty / Hydrographic Department. London. 1957. November 1957 reprint of the 1950 edition (based on the 1898 original, revised by Commander Woodhouse). 368 PP with 10 b/w figures, plus 8 folded charts in the pocket at the end. Supplement No. 1 - 1953 (24 PP), loosely inserted. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Covers faded and rubbed, lettering sunned. Image shows the Title-Page. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Very good. Scarce. 34 x 21.

Contents include: Oceanic Winds and Weather, Ice, and Currents, Steamship Routes: Atlantic, Mediterranean and Black Seas, Red Sea,, Indian Ocean, and Persian Gulf, Pacific Ocean, Sailing Ship Routes, Notes and Cautions ...

74638
SPENCER, Chas. L.
KNOTS, SPLICES AND FANCY WORK
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1946. 4th edition. XVIII, 206 PP with over 380 figures (drawings and b/w photos). Fp: Handle or shackle for a sea chest. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers lightly rubbed and somewhat soiled. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 17.

55032
SPENNEMANN, Dirk H. R.
'STEAM TO TONGA & SAMOA': The Norddeutscher Lloyd Mail Service 1886 to 1893
$20.00 AUD

Letao Press. Albury, NSW. 2002. 1st Ed. 37, (3 publications) PP with 31 b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 house flag, 1 newspaper clipping, 2 franked stamps, 7 franking stamps, 9 franked envelopes or post cards, and 10 photos). Pictorial soft cover, staples. Very good. 29.7 x 20.7. 01876940085

51899
SPINAZE, M. P. (editor)
SHIPS ON SLIPS. A Condensed History of Peters Slip 1856 to 1992
$20.00 AUD

The Queensland Women's Historical Association. Brisbane. 1996. 1st Ed. No pagination, 160 PP with b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, sketch plans, plans, photos) Pictorial soft cover, cloth spine. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0959027149

Shipyard on the Brisbane River.

74060
SQUIBB, G.B. (compiler)
Seventeenth Annual MERSEY VALLEY APPLE FESTIVAL -
$20.00 AUD

Mersey Valley Apple Festival. Devonport. 1972. Programme for the 17th annual Festival. Message by Councillor B. J. Jeffrey, President. 88 PP with advertisements, 1 plan of Spreyton Park, and b/w photos (including portraits of potential or previous "Apple Festival Queens"). Pictorial soft wrappers. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.

74914
STAMMERS, Michael
LIVERPOOL - The Port and its Ships
$15.00 AUD

Alan Sutton. Stroud, UK. 1991. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (prints, paintings and c. 160 photographs)s. Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 24.7 x 17. 9780862997281

75159
STANCOMBE, G. Hawley
HIGHWAY IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
$20.00 AUD

G. H. Stancombe & The National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Glendessary, Western Junction. 1974. 3rd edition of the 1968 original. Foreword by C. Craig. (XVI), 151 PP, plus 42 pages with 10 illustrated maps and 40 illustrations by Eric Ratcliff. Eps: Chart of North East Tasmania. Pictorial stiff covers (laminated). Spine with lamiated part wrinkled. Faint foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. 24.2 x 18.5. 0959929312

Old coaching road between Hobart and Launceston.

70481
STANNARD, Bruce
JACK EARL, The Life and Art of a Sailor
$60.00 AUD

Weldon. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 1 map, 1 plan of Kathleen Gillett, and b/w illustrations (paintings and photos). Fp: The Voyage of Kathleen Gillett in her circumnavigation , 1947-48. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 1863021760

The sailor & artist and the story of the yacht "Kathleen Gillett", given by the Norwegians to the Australian people for their National Maritime Museum.

42240
STERNDALE, Handley Bathurst
MY ADVENTURES AND RESEARCHES IN THE PACIFIC, by a Master Mariner
$40.00 AUD

Mulini Press. Canberra. 2001. 1st edition of some 40 articles published in a serial form by the Australian Town and Country Journal between January 1871 and February 1872. Introduced and edited by Dirk H.R. Spennemann and Jane Downing. XLIV, 327 PP, with 1 map and 15 b/w woodcuts. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 0949910864

Reminiscences ?? Beche-de-mer trade in the Caroline Islands in the 1860s... Year 1871/1872, for the Pacific Island Trading Company limited, on the atoll of Suwarrow, where he was rescued by Bully Hayes... Chapter 6 on Pearl fishing. Chapter 7 on the Beachcombers...

56667
STEWART, I. G.
THE SHIPS THAT SERVE NEW ZEALAND, Volume 1: British and European Line
$25.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1964. 1st Ed. Preface by W. C. Comber. 255 PP with 156 b/w illust. plus 12 pages with 17 colour illust. FEP: Routes of vessels engaged in NZ, UK, Europe trade. REP: Mediterranean, North Sea & the Channel. Hard cover. Covers laminated with clear plastic. Copy lacking the title page. Fleet List (3 folds) of Shaw Savill Group, April 1973, tipped in on the half title page. Some clippings of magazines, losely inserted. Good working copy. 24.7 x 19.3.

74787
STODART, Eleanor
SEASHORES OF AUSTRALIA
$20.00 AUD

Rigby Ltd. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Ed. 63 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 46 photos and c. 30 drawings (in margin of 4 pages), plus 4 pages with 14 colour photos (all photos by Ederic Slater). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.5. 0727003143

31022
STOKOE, E. A.
REED'S SHIP CONSTRUCTION FOR MARINE ENGINEERS
$20.00 AUD

Thomas Reed. London. 1968. 2nd edition of the 1964 original. Volume V in the Reed's Practical Mathematics series. (8), 147, (5) PP with 143 figures. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

Ship types and defenitions. Stresses in ship structure. Riveting and welding. Bottom and side framing... Oil tankers and bulk carriers. Freeboard, tonnage and classification.

44057
STONE, Craig, BRIGNALL, John, & COWIE, David & Linda
STONES OF REMEMBRANCE - Mercy Ships Pacific - The First Decade
$15.00 AUD

Marine Reach. Tauranga, New Zealand. 2000. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21. 0473070030

On board ships servicing isolated islands. Faith and healing (minor surgery, dental assistance, eye problems, etc....).

47108
STREIFFERT, Bo (editor)
GLASSFIBRE BOAT MANUAL. Practical Repairs, Maintenance and Improvements
$20.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press. London. 1989. 1st UK edition. 192 PP with hundreds of drawings. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 27 x 19.7. 035612357X

74733
SUTTON, Felix (editor)
HERMAN MELVILLE'S MOBY DICK
$20.00 AUD

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1956. 1st juvenile edition, in the "Favorite Classics" series. 69 PP with 38 illustrations by H. B. Vestal (19 b/w and 19 in colour). Laminated pictorial boards (small rubbed patches). Contents near fine. 28.3 x 21.5.

32658
SWEETMAN, Jack (editor)
THE GREAT ADMIRALS - Command at Sea, 1587-1945
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1997. 1st printing of the 1997 original. XXVI, (2), 535 PP with 18 prints and photos, and 31 maps and charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top corner of rear jacket clipped. Some underlining in blue or red biro, o/wise a very good clean & bright copy. 23.4 x 15.8. 087021229X

Maarten Harpertszoon Tromp, father of Naval tactics, by J.J.A. Wijn. Niels Juel, the good old knight, by Hans Christian Bjerg. Pierre-Andre de Suffren de Saint-Tropez, Admiral Satan, by Philippe Masson. Horatio Nelson, a man to be loved, by Gerald Jordan...

22781
TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C. & SARGENT, E.B.R.(Editors)
MERCHANT SHIPS 1943
$150.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. 1943. 44 PP (adverts), followed by 816 pages with b/w illust. throughout. Orig. navy blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Signs of speckling on covers, top and bottom of sunned spine are frayed, small piece of front hinge missing, o/wise this scarce edition is internally very good. Oblong: 22.8 x 32.

With 1 map, 900 half-tone photos, 2,400 line drawings of ships, 800 line drawings of House Flags and 1,520 line drawings of funnels for recognition. (All illustrations are in b/w: war necessity). 9 pages of German, Italian and Japanese recognition silhouettes of planes, and 10 bw photos with caption Sea Power saves the world).

75066
TALBOT-BOOTH, Lt. Cdr. E. C. (editor)
HIS MAJESTY'S MERCHANT NAVY
$45.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. c. 1942. 2nd edition. XX, 556 PP with line drawings and b/w photos, plus 1 large folded plate with 23 ship's silhouettes, 10 plates on double page (1 in b/w and 9 in colour), 6 folded plates (2 maps of British fishing ports & British Empire & 4 plans). Fp: Red Ensign. Cloth covers, title on spine. Covers and hinges rubbed and soiled, spine faded. Folded plate "Comparative Sizes of Typical vessels ..." repaired. Good copy of a scarce title. Small oblong: 10.7 x 14.

Compendium of the British Merchant Navy at the beginning of WWII. Very interesting scarce book.

74534
TAPP, E. J.
EARLY NEW ZEALAND: A Dependency of New South Wales 1788-1841
$20.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1958. 1st Ed. XI, 192 PP with 2 maps, plus 6 b/w plates. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Name and addresss of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.

70846
TAPRELL DORLING, Commander
RIBBONS AND MEDALS: Naval - Military & Civil (in 3 parts) / REGIMENTS AT A GLANCE
$150.00 AUD

George Philip & Son Ltd. London. 1918, 1918, 1920 / 1917. Bound copy of 4 different issues. Ribbons & Medals - Part I (6th edition of 1916 original): (8), 13-(over) 86 PP with over 125 b/w illustrations, plus 12 plates in colour for 123 ribbons and a Military Medal with ribbon and clasps. Part II (1st edition of 1918): IV, 56 PP with over 80 b/w illustrations, plus 6 plates in colour for 77 ribbons. Part III "War Supplement", Ribbons and Medals of the Great War. 1st edition of 1920): IV, 5-35 PP with 21 b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate in colour with 14 ribbons. Regiments at a Glance, A Handbook of Regimental Badges and Traditions. (1st edition of 1917): 128 PP with , plus 4 colour plates for 2 King's Colours and 2 Regimental Colours. 4 issues retaining their original front covers bound together with 26 blank pages for notes. Royal blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine reads: "At A Glance - Vol.I". Cloth covers a little rubbed at corners, slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. A scarce item. 18.5 x 13.

62137
TAYLOR, Peter & WILLIAMS, Desmond S.
CORAMBA - The Ship the Sea Returned
$20.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Melbourne. 2012. 1st Ed. X, 162 PP with b/w illustrations (1 plan "general arrangement", 1 sketch, 1 house-flag, 2 engravings, 3 maps, 11 portraits and 33 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.5.

The T.S.S. Coramba, foundered on 30th November, 1934, off Phillip Island. Wreck discovered in January 2011 and subsequently studied in May 2011.

61366
TERRILL, Christopher
H.M.S. BRILLIANT, In a Ship's Company
$20.00 AUD

BBC Books. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 1 drawings and 2 maps (1 on double page), plus 24 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 0563371846

Deployment in the Adriatic Sea , and operation Sharp Guard off the coasts of the former Yugoslavia.

46163
THOMAS, Geoff
US NAVY CARRIER AIRCRAFT COLOURS. Units, colours and markings of US Navy carrier-borne aircraft during the Second World War
$20.00 AUD

Air Research Publications. New Malden, Surrey. 1989. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (92 photos, 26 profiles of planes and 122 markings). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 24.2 x 17.5. 1871187036

55454
THOMAS, Nicholas
COOK - THE EXTRAORDINARY VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK
$25.00 AUD

Walker Publishing Co. New York. 2003. Reprint of the original US edition. XXXVIII, 468 PP with 6 head pieces (on double page), 9 maps (3 on double page) and 54 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24.2 x 16.5. 9780802714121

74935
THOMPSON, Captain C. B.
SURVEYING MARINE DAMAGE - A Handbook for Marine Surveyors and Loss Adjusters and a Guide for Underwriters, Shipowners, Lawyers particulary for Insurance Claims
$25.00 AUD

Witherby Publishers. London. 1994. 1st Ed. Foreword by C. A. Sinclair. XXIII, 542 PP. Hard covers, laminated boards, title on front board and spine. Copy reinforced at the gutter of both endpapers. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 24 x 16. 1856090671

16970
THOMPSON, Julian
THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM BOOK OF THE WAR AT SEA, The Royal Navy in the Second World War
$30.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1996. 1st Ed. VIII, 280 PP with 2 plans, 4 maps & 147 bw photos, plus 16 pages with 20 colour paintings. Title spread: HMS Hood, undergoing trials, 1920. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing (spots on outside edges, and front endpaper), o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0283062525

74726
TILEY, Robert
AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATORS - Picking up Shells and Catching Butterflies in an Age of Revolution
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. XI, 244 PP with 29 head pieces, 8 charts and 17 maps, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Repaired tear on the free fly of the front endpaper, signs of old water damage on the lower margin of the verso of front cover and the first 6 and the last 18 pages (not affecting text). Very good copy. 23.5 x 18. 0731811186

De Surville, Du Fresne, Saint Allouarn, Bougainville, Cook, Lapérouse, Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, Baudin, Matthew Flinders...

30228
TIMMEN, Fritz
BLOW FOR THE LANDING. A Hundred Years of Steam Navigation on the Waters of the West
$20.00 AUD

Schiffer. Atglen, Pa., USA. 1990's. Reprint of the 1973 original. XVII, (3), 235 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: Bronze chime whistle and funnel. FEP: Map of the rivers of the states of Oregon and Washington. Pict. card cover. Fine. 27.7 x 21.6. 076430318X

74637
TIPPING, Marjorie
AN AUSTRALIAN SONG - Ludwig Becker's Protest. With a Commentary and Free Translation into English Verse
$20.00 AUD

Greenhouse Publications. Melbourne. 1984. 1st Ed. 135 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a near fine copy. 23.8 x 17.7. 0909104719

The tribulations of a German migrant to Australia: Sea journey, sojourn in Van Diemen's Land, gold digging in Bendigo ... settler. The author, a German artist and naturalist perished on the Burke and Wills Expedition in April 1861.

74774
TOGHILL, Jeff
KNOTS & SPLICES
$15.00 AUD

New Holland Press. Sydney. 2003. Reprint of the 1998 revised edition (original of 1979). 64 PP with b/w illustrations (2 drawings and 146 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 11.4 x 18.5. 1864364564

31842
TOM D., JOUSTRA E., WIJN J.J.
THE NETHERLANDS AND AUSTRALIA - Two Hundred Years of Friendship
$30.00 AUD

Otto Cramwinckel. Amsterdam. 1988. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 89 b/w & 12 colour illust. Fp: Coat of Arms of Netherlands. Title-page: Coat of Arms of Australia. Hard cover, dj. With Compliments from Nedlloyd Lines slip loosely inserted. Fine. 24.2 x 21.3. 9071894053

Discovery - Early trade with the Dutch East Indies - Alliance during World War Two - Emigration to Australia - Shipping lines - Air services ...

74968
The Trident
THE TRIDENT, incorporating "Blue Peter" - (Magazine of the Sea - Vol. 12. No. 136)
$20.00 AUD

The Trident. London. 1950. August 1950 issue / special "Chusan" Number. 313-392 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, paintings and photos). Pictorial soft covers, front ("Chusan", colour painting by Edward Beckett). Spine reinforced (clear plastic acid free tape). Contents near fine. 30 x 22.

P. & O. Liner "Chusan", The largest New Liner of the Year (pages 344 to 385). From Singapore to Devon: Ocean-Going Junks by E.R. Yarham. Danish Sailing Ships of To-day, by Basil Greenhill. ...

31582
TULL, Malcolm
A COMMUNITY ENTERPRISE: THE HISTORY OF THE PORT OF FREMANTLE, 1897 TO 1997
$20.00 AUD

International Maritime Economic History Association. St. John's, Newfoundland. 1997. 1st Ed. X, 334 PP with 16 figures, 25 tables and 15 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.9 x 15.2. 0968128823

19227
VAPALAHTI, Hannu (editor)
FINNISH ILLUSTRATED LIST OF SHIPS 1982
$20.00 AUD

Author. Helsinki. 1982. 1st Ed. (2), 38 PP with 101 bw photos and 99 sketch-plans & silhouettes, plus 2 pages with call signs of Finnish registered vessels. Illustrated card cover. Very good. 29.8 x 21.

List of the Finnish Merchant ships over 300 Gross Register Tonnage.

74049
VEITCH, Robert
PECULIARITIES AND PROBLEMS OF WATER TRANSPORT IN THE RIVER PLATE
$25.00 AUD

Institute of Transport - Argentine and River Plate Centre. Buenos Aires. 1944. 1st Ed. No. 3, Session 1944 26 PP. Soft covers with light soiling, title on front covr. Contents near fine. 25.5 x 18.

15985
VILLAR, Captain Roger
PIRACY TODAY - Robbery and Violence at Sea since 1980
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 12 pages of maps, plans and graphs. Fp: Bow and arrow men. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16. 0851773575

Log of attacks between 1980 & 1985, the extent of attacks on merchant men & yachts.

43017
VILLIERS, A. J.
SEA-DOGS OF TO-DAY
$45.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1932. 1st Ed. 284 PP, plus 40 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: Jim the Londoner. Cloth cover with light wear, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise contents are near fine. A scarce first edition. 21.5 x 14.8.

Stories: Larsen, Master Whaler. Gustaf Erikson of Mariehamn. The John Steward Line of square-riggers... Crossing the Atlantic by yacht.

15382
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WAR WITH CAPE HORN
$45.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1971. 1st US edition. XXIV, (2), 338 PP with 1 sketch, plus 66 pages with 6 maps & 74 b/w illustrations by Adrian Small. FEP: A chart of the Atlantic and Indian Ocean. REP: Pacific Ocean Chart. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a rubbed patch at top of front cover. Neeat note on lower part of half title page. Still a nice clean copy 23.5 x 15.5. 0684106248

The great square-rigged ships which battled the Horn at the beginning of this century: bravery, endurance, neglect. The last trades: nitrate, guano.

30772
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$35.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1950. Second impression of 1949 original. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 32 b/w photos. Top edge tinted. Fp: The Set of the Sails. Eps: Mappe monde with route of some tall ships. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 22.8 x 15.5.

The life at sea under sail of Capt. Alan Villiers.

65477
VILLIERS, Alan
BY WAY OF CAPE HORN
$40.00 AUD

Henry Holt. New York. 1930. 4th printing in December 1930 of the May 1930 original. XII, 336 PP, plus 1 folded map at rear of book and 12 b/w plates with 23 b/w photos by Ronald Gregory Walker and the author. Fp: "Grace Harwar" under sail. Cloth cover a little soiled, (no dj). Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Contents near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.3 x 15.5.

The author's first deep sea voyage on the tall ship "Grace Harvar" April to September 1929 from Wallaroo (South Australia) to Queenstown (Ireland).

74464
VILLIERS, Alan
CAPTAIN COOK, The Seamen's Seaman, A Study of the Great Discoverer
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1978. Reprint of the 1967 original.. IX, 10-256 PP with 7 maps and 26 text illustrations by Adrian Small, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the 2nd Voyage in the "Resolution" 1772-1775. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips and in a plastic sleeve. Neat name label of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 0340226285

The biography of Captain Cook by the last great deep-water sailing ship man.

74978
VILLIERS, Alan
'THE NAVIGATORS' AND THE MERCHANT NAVY
$45.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1957. 1st Ed. 58 PP with 7 headpieces (line drawings by Commander C. H. Williams), plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos.. Hard covers, gilt title on front board, clear plastic protection. Ex library copy with bookplate on front endpaper which is rubbed, stamps on verso of title page and envelope on rear endpaper. Still a very good copy a scarce book. Small format: 18.5 x 11.3.

Record of an underwriter "The Navigators & General Insurance Company Limited" which specialised in the insurance requirements of Merchant Navy Officers.

74987
VILLIERS, Alan
MONSOON SEAS - The Story of the Indian Ocean
$40.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill. New York. 1952. 1st US edition. XI, 337 PP with 9 maps, plus 12 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Indian Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ex-library copy with a number on bottom of spine, faint stamp on outside bottom edge and a blind-stamp on title-page. Initials on FFEP and a few words marked in text but otherwise this is a very good clean copy in like dust jacket. 23.4 x 15.5.

10302
WADDELL, Eric & NUNN, Patrick D. (editors)
THE MARGIN FADES - Geographical Itineraries in a World of Islands
$15.00 AUD

Institute of Pacific studies. Suva. 1993. 1st Ed. X, 297 PP with 17 figures & 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0982020092X

Thirteen essays presenting a new portrait of geography in the Pacific: Contemporary Industrialization of Fiji. Jean-Marie Tjibaou: Kanak Witness to the World. What Future Pacific Cities?...

74158
WAHLQUIST, Asa Karin
SNAILS BAY SABOT SAILING CLUB 1962-1973: A Sailing Club for Children in Balmain
$25.00 AUD

WriteLight Pty. Ltd. Glebe, NSW. 2015. 1st Ed. 146 PP with b/w illustrations: 5 figures (2 plans and 3 maps) and 62 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780992320683

64995
WARD, Wayne
THE LAST SEAMAN
$30.00 AUD

Keith Rudkin Copy Centre / Trafford Publishing. Newcastle, Australia / Victoria, B.C., Canada. 2004. Australian reprint of the Canadian original. (2), 609 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Dated and signed on title page by the author. Fine. 20.8 x 14.7. 1412006570

An Australian one at least. Historical novel.

75106
WARE, John
STRAHAN: Macquarie Harbour
$30.00 AUD

Mercury-Walsh. Hobart. 1979. Facsimile edition of the 1908 (?) original. 84 PP with 28 period advertisements and b/w illustrations including 30 photos on full page. Stiff covers, gilt title on front cover. Fine. Small format: 15.5 x 12..

58283
WARREN, James Francis
IRANUN AND BALANGINGI: Globalization, Maritime Raiding and the Birth of Ethnicity
$25.00 AUD

Singapore University Press. Singapore. 2002. 1st Ed. XXII, 585 PP with 3 tables, 6 maps, and 27 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Iranun Sea Raider. Inside back cover: Attack on the Island and Fort of Balangingi. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 9971692422

55342
WATSON, Nigel
SUNDERLAND MARINE, Mutual Insurance Company Limited: THE FIRST 125 YEARS
$25.00 AUD

Sunderland Marine. Durham, UK. 2007. 1st Ed. (5), VII, 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.3 x 19.4.

Sunderland Marine Mutual Insurance Company Limited: 125 years, 1882-2007.

73073
WATSON, Reg. A.
DISTINGUISHED TASMANIAN HISTORICAL PARLIAMENTARIANS
$15.00 AUD

Anglo-Saxon-Keltic Society. Sandy Bay. 1987. February 1987 edition. (4), 28 PP, (6 index) with lists and b/w photos. Stiff covers, front with title and portrait of William Champ, first-ever Premier. Stapled card covers. Signature on title-page, o/wise near fine. 20.5 x 14.5. 0959574646

69377
WEBB, Martyn and Audrey
EDGE OF EMPIRE
$75.00 AUD

Artlook Books. Perth. 1983. 1st edition. Foreword by Ellis Godwin. IX, 387 PP, (4 epilogue), (8 bibliography), (14 index) with b/w illustrations (engravings, maps, plans, photos and facsimile of documents. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top of outside edges. Note on page opposite title page and signed by both authors on title page. Fine condition. 26.7 x 19. 0864450281

Extensive history of Western Australia and in particular the Pilbara region (Onslow - Ashburton Shire) from early times including hostilities, station life... A massive work.

51024
WEBER, Thérèse & WATSON, Jeanie (editors)
COOK'S PACIFIC ENCOUNTERS: The Cook-Forster Collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen
$45.00 AUD

National Museum of Australia. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Craddock Morton. XIV, 110 PP with 2 maps in colour (Pacific voyages of Captain Cook, and Polynesian migration routes), b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Folded flyer for exhibition and photocopy of press review loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 24. 1876944471

Catalogue of the exhibition held at the National Museum of Australia: 22nd June to 10 September 2006, together with 3 essays. Cook's voyages to the Pacific by Michelle Hetherington. Pacific cultural heritage: the Göttingen Cook-Forster collection by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin & Gundolf Krüger. Collecting from the Collectors: Pacific islanders and the spoils of Europe, by Jennifer Newell.

19622
WEBSTER, E. H. & NORMAN, L.
A HUNDRED YEARS OF YACHTING
$100.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1936. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1 map & 189 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded plate with 2 panoramic views of Hobart, at rear of book. Hard cover, spine faded. Signature of previous owner on FFEP which has a little old insect damage at bottom corner. Small repair to last page which has been reglued. Otherwise contents are clean and overall, a very good copy of a scarce book. 24.2 x 16.

The first Hobart Town regatta was held on 1st December, 1838.

32785
WEST, Captain Ellsworth Luce & MAYHEW, Eleanor Ransom
CAPTAIN'S PAPERS - A Log of Whaling and other Sea Experiences
$25.00 AUD

Barre Publishers. Barre, Massachusetts. 1965. 1st Ed. VIII, 172 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Map of the Bering Sea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and with a small rub at back). Occasional foxing. 23.3 x 15.5.

Whaling either from New England or California, in the Bering Sea, the North Pacific and Central Pacific (Marshall, Caroline...). Shipwrecked in 1899 on Kusaie (Kosrae), Federated States of Micronesia...

74931
WHARTON, F. R.
BROWN'S SEAMAN'S WAGES CALCULATOR
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson, Ltd. Glasgow. 1953. Reprint of the 1952 edition. (5), 216, (2) PP, plus a 2 page "Wages Calculated at 10/- per Month for 12 Months" loosely inserted. Hard covers, title on front board and spine. Name of previous owner on FEP. Near fine. 15.5 x 12.

From 1 day to 12 months / From 2s, 6 d. to £100 per month. An oddity of days long gone.

35395
WHITE, Michael W. D.
MARINE POLLUTION LAWS OF THE AUSTRALASIAN REGION
$30.00 AUD

The Federation Press. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed., with foreword by Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen. XVIII, 334 PP with 21 figures. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24.7 x 15.7. 1862871396

37600
WHITEHILL, Walter Muir
THE EAST INDIA MARINE SOCIETY AND THE PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM - A Sesquicentennial History
$40.00 AUD

Peabody Museum. Salem. 1949. 1st edition limited to 1500 copies. XVI, 243 PP, (3), plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Title page: vignette with East India Marine Hall. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Pages mostly uncut. 1 letter to Col. Lawrence W. Jenkins of the Peabody Museum, and 3 flyers of the Peabody Museum (Circular of Information, Notes to contributors to The American Neptune, & Publications of the Peabody Museum of Salem) loosely inserted. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2.

17052
WILFORD, John Noble
THE MAPMAKERS
$20.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. XII, 414 PP (4), with 39 b/w illust. in text. Title page/Fp: Map of North America. Eps: Nova Totivs Terrarvm Orbis Geographica. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket a little sunned around spine, with a couple of very small chips, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 17.2. 0862450411

The great pioneers in cartography, from antiquity to the space age. The technological revolution transforming cartography and the study of geography.

40730
WILLIAMS, David & FORTY, Jonathan
OCEAN LINERS
$20.00 AUD

PRC Publishing. London. 2001. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 34 b/w and 123 colour illustrations (engravings, menus,paintings, photos and posters). Fp: Royal Viking Sea docked in Edinburgh, Scotland. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. As new. 31 x 23.7. 1856486079

40647
WILMORE, C. Ray
SQUARE RIGGER ROUND THE HORN - The Making of a Sailor
$45.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 1972. 1st Ed. (6), 220, (4) PP with 1 facsimile of "Certificate of Discharge" and 7 b/w photos. Fp: The "John Ena". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and a little rubbed). Near fine. 23.2 x 15.7. 0877420165

Voyage from Honolulu to Philadelphia in 1911, on board the four-masted barque "John Ena". Honolulu 14th of May 1911. Cape Horn 30th June. Arrived 27th August 1911.

75201
WILSON, James
A MISSIONARY VOYAGE to the Southern Pacific Ocean 1796-1798
$40.00 AUD

Frederick A. Praeger. New York. c.1968. Facsimile reprint of the 1799 original, with an introduction by Irmgard Moschner. XIX*, (XII), C, 420 PP, plus 7 folded maps, and 7 b/w plates (6 folded). Hard cover (simile vellum). Dust jacket in a clear plastic sleeve. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. A near fine copy. 22.6 x 16.5.

A missionary voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the Ship Duff commanded by Captain James Wilson.

54767
WINKELMANN (Photos by)
VIEWS OF NEW ZEALAND
$120.00 AUD

Wildman & Arey. Auckland. c. 1920. Album with 18 pages with 18 sepia plates by Winkelmann, tipped in and 9 tissue sheets . Soft covers with light shelf wear, front cover with gilt title and a circular photo vignette, ties with tassel. Near fine. Oblong: 22.8 x 28.6..

A scarce item.

48551
WINTON, John
SIR WALTER RALEGH
$15.00 AUD

Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. New York. 1975. 1st US edition. 352 PP with 100 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Title-page: Bark Ralegh, built by Ralegh, renamed Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.3 x 19.5. 0698106482

Soldier (France, Ireland, Low Countries), explorer to North & South America, raids against Cadiz and the Azores, twice arrested, his execution.

14444
WOODMAN, Richard
ARCTIC CONVOYS 1941-1945
$25.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1994. 1st Ed. XXVI, 532 PP with 7 maps (5 on full page), plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0719550793

The history of the 4 years of WWII when the Western Allies supplied arms and ammunitions to Soviet Russia.

31549
WOODMAN, Richard
THE VICTORY OF SEAPOWER - Winning the Napoleonic War 1806-1814
$20.00 AUD

Chatham. London. 1998. 1st Ed., in the Chatham Pictorial Histories series. 192 PP with 300 b/w illust. Title spread: Return of the Bourbon King Louis XVIII to France aboard the British royal yacht Royal Sovereign, 24 April 1814. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.6 x 25. 1861760388

75197
WORTH, Captain Henry J.
VOYAGE OF H.M.S. "CALYPSO" TO THE PACIFIC
$30.00 AUD

Colin Hinchcliffe, "Empire Books". York, UK. c.1995. Facsimile reprint of articles published in "The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle", issues of 1852. 52 PP (recto only). Soft covers, device and title on front cover, spiral bound. Near fine. 29.9 x 21.

The author, Captain Henry J. Worth of H. M. S. Calypso, sailed from Plymouth on 18th March 1846 / Teneriffe 11/04/1846 / Rio de Janeiro 18/05/1846 / 01/07/1846 Diego Ramerez (Cape Horn) / Valparaiso 17th July 1846 ... Central America & Island of Cocos ... Tahiti and Society Islands. ... Pitcairn Island ... return on 13th September 1848.

30031
WRAY, William D.
MITSUBISHI AND THE N.Y.K., 1870-1914 - Business Strategy in the Japanese Shipping Industry
$40.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass., USA. 1984. 1st Ed., in the Sub-series on the History of Japanese Business and Industry - Harvard East Asian Monographs No. 108. XX, (2), 672, (5 cat.) PP with 4 maps, 15 figures (7 b/w photos), and 62 tables. Cloth cover, dj. Short note on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.7. 0674576659

The origins and institutional growth prior to WWI: Japan's largest industrial group Mitsubishi, and the world's leading shipping enterprise Nippon Yusen Kaisha.