Maritime Books

Maritime Catalogue #106

Last update: Sunday, 21 April 2024.

45561
ALEXANDER, Caroline
THE BOUNTY - The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty
$25.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2003. 1st Ed. (20), 491 PP, plus 40 pages with 10 colour and 50 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.2. 0007172834

55168
ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson
WAKE OF THE INVERCAULD - Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: A great-gand daughter's pilgrimage
$25.00 AUD

Exisle Publishing. Auckland. 2005. Reprint of the 1997 original. 256 PP with 4 maps, duotone illustrations, and 16 pages of colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 19.3. 0908988028

Shipwrecked on the Auckland Islands, 10th May 1864, during a crossing between Melbourne and Callao. Survival on inhospitable shores, rescue 20th May 1865.

75000
ANDERSON, E. W.
THE PRINCIPLES OF NAVIGATION
$60.00 AUD

Hollis & Carter. London. 1966. 1st Ed. Foreword by D. H. Sadler. XVI, 653 PP with 17 tables, and 256 figures in text, plus 4 pages with 3 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Image shows title-page. 22 x 14.5.

65882
ANDERSON, Linda Frylink
SAILING IN MY SARONG: Around the World - A 30 Year Dream
$30.00 AUD

Author. Sunshine Coast, Qld. 2011. 2nd edition of the 2010 original. (6), 386 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, headpieces, maps, sketches and photos) and colour illustrations (photos and watercolours). FEP: Valiam's Circumnavigation route. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Near fine. 23.5 x 16.5. 9780980875300

Circumnavigation of the yacht "Valiam": Mooloolaba, Qld: 5 November 2007 ... Palau (01/01/2008) , Philippines, Borneo, Cocos Keeling, Rodrigues, Mauritius, Reunion, South Africa (7/10/2008 to 17 Feb 2009) ... St Helena, Panama Canal ... Galapagos, Marquesas ... Mooloolaba 26 November 2009.

75314
ANDREWS, Lynne
ANTARCTIC EYE : The Visual Journey
$75.00 AUD

Studio 0ne. Mount Rumney, Tas. 2007. 1st Ed. Foreword by Professor Jonathan Holmes. 271 PP with 1 map of Antarctica and location map (in colour) on double page, and 154 b/w or colour illustrations: drawings, prints, charts, paintings, photos and portraits. Hard covers, title (silver lettering) in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Signed by the author on half title page. Fine (as new condition). 30.5 x 25.5. 9780646478395

69061
ARASARATNAM, Pr. S., ARMSTRONG, Pr. John, BURNINGHAM, Nick, ... STANIFORTH, Mark
AAMH / ICMH - NEW DIRECTIONS IN MARITIME HISTORY CONFERENCE- Fremantle December 1993
$150.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History / International Commission of Maritime History. Fremantle. 1994. 1st Ed. 24 papers with a total of 565 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Each paper with its proper soft cover, staples. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.

Conference held at Fremantle 6-10 December 1993. 24 papers. Diet, Disease and Death at Sea 1837-1839, by Mark Staniforth. ... Aboriginal Maritime Art, by Nick Burningham... Stevedoring efficiency at Fremantle. P&O and the Australian Trades 1870-1914, by Dr. Freda Harcourt. Danish Maritime Historical Research 1976-1992, by Dr. Poul Holm... The Port of Liverpool, by Dr. Adrian Jarvis. The Admiralty Charts of John Septimus Roe, by William H. Lamble... Before Broome, by Mike McCarthy... Anglo-Portuguese Mercantile Co-operation in the Bay of Bengal, by Professor K. McPherson... India and the Indian Ocean Maritime Trading Network, by Pr. Om Prakash... Newfoundland Sealing Strikes: 1830-1914, by Pr. Shannon Ryan... Traditional Arab Shipping and Seafaring in the Indian Ocean, by Hassan Saleh Shihab..

75307
ARMSTRONG, John W.
PIPELINES AND PEOPLE
$100.00 AUD

The Hunter District Water Board. / Halstead Press. Newcastle, NSW. 1967. 1st Ed. Foreword by F. K. Duncan, President. XVI, 241 PP with over 90 b/w illustrations (maps and plans, sketches and prints, photos and portraits), plus 9 folded colour plates (1 Diagram and 8 maps). Fp (in colour): Newcastle , NSW. Eps: colour map "The Board's Water Interests". Cloth covers, gilt device on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edges, otherwise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 19.

The History of the Hunter District Water Board, Newcastle, New South Wales.

75160
ARNEIL, Stan
A FIRM FOUNDATION - The Story of Gutteridge Haskins & Davey, Consulting Engineers 1928-1988
$35.00 AUD

Gutteridge Haskins & Davey Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. XIV, 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24.8 x 19. 0731620968

Tasmania: Since 1924 (dams & water supply, wastewater treatment plants, hospitals, major hotels) ...

67206
ARON, Wellesley
WHEELS IN THE STORM - The Genesis of the Israeli Defence Forces
$35.00 AUD

Roebuck Book. Canberra. 1974. 1st edition. Foreword by Major-General Cullen. Roebuck Society Publication No. 13. X, 196 PP, plus 20 pages with b/w illustrations (4 cartoons and 36 photos). FEP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Cyrenaica. Pictorial hard covers, dj. Fine. 25.1 x 18.2. 0909434042

Jewish Palestinian troops with the British Army (Royal Army Service Corps): Egypt, Libya, Malta, Italy.

74680
AUSTIN, K. A.
PHILLIP ISLAND SKETCHBOOK
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adellaide. 1977. Reprint of the 1972 original. 64 PP with 30 drawings by Don Angus. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0851794351

21761
BAADER, Juan
THE SAILING YACHT
$15.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1979. 1st American edition of the 1974 (2nd edition) German text "Segelsport-Segeltechnik-Segelyachten" translated from the 1962 original Argentinian text "El Deporte de la Vela". 392 PP with 91 b/w photos and 275 diagrams. Fp: Alysina, a Half Tonner. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (spine lightly sunned). Near fine. 28.2 x 22.4. 0393032205

Aerodynamic theory, yachting history, techniques, hydrodynamics, rating rules, classes, safety at sea, sails, navigation...

74054
BAKER, Dorothy & BEECHEY, Norm
THE PEOPLE OF HOPE ISLAND - Port Esperance
$50.00 AUD

Authors. Dover, Tasmania. c. 2011. 2nd printing. (2), 80 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (location map, maps, documents, newspaper clippings, photos and portraits). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new). 29.7 x 21.

70155
BARNETT, Guy (compiler)
OUR HEROES - TASMANIA'S VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENTS
$25.00 AUD

Guy Barnett, Senator. Launceston. c. 2006. 1st Ed. (1), 35 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 errata page tipped on last page. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 15.

75523
BARTON, Humphrey
THE SEA AND ME
$50.00 AUD

Robert Ross & Company Ltd./George G. Harrap. London. 1952. 1st Edition. VIII, P.9-142 with 9 illustrations in text and frontispiece by notable marine artist, John Chancellor. Blue cloth cover with gilt illustration on front, nice dust jacket. Small neat note at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.

21913
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology
$15.00 AUD

Walker & Co. New York. 1972. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 506 illust. (150 in colour). Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.7 x 22.2 0802703909

The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.

56206
BATEMAN, Sam and BATES, Stephen (editors)
REGIONAL MARITIME MANAGEMENT & SECURITY
$20.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 124. XXIV, 209 PP with 3 maps and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527305

Papers presented at the 3rd meeting of the working group held in Bangkok, 30 May - 1 June 1997.

42997
BATHE, B. W.
SEVEN CENTURIES OF SEA TRAVEL, From the Crusaders to the Cruises
$15.00 AUD

Barrie & Jenkins. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 298, (1) PP with 327 b/w illustrations, and 30 colour plates pasted down.. Cloth, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. Large format: 31.7 x 28.5. 0214668118

The development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present. A splendid publication.

21189
BAUDIN, Nicolas
LE VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES 1800-1804
$15.00 AUD

Musée Eugène Boudin / Ville de Honfleur. Honfleur. 1996. 4 PP in the form of a newspaper with 1 map in colour, 2 b/w & 10 colour illustrations. Compiled by Ann-Marie Bergeret. French text. Fine. 35 x 25.

Journal of an exhibition held from 4th May to 24 June 1996 at Honfleur, the birth place of Emmanuel Hamelin who was the Captain of the Naturaliste, one of the two vessels of Baudin's expedition to Australia (1800-1804). Preparations and the voyage itself. The exhibition was held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles-Alexandre Lesueur. Contains a short biography of Admiral Emmanuel Hamelin and two of the artists of the voyage (Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas Martin Petit).

34755
BECK, Horace
FOLKLORE AND THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association. Mystic Seaport. 1973. 1st Ed., Volume VI in the American Maritime Library series. XVII, 463, (3) PP with musical scores and 21 b/w photos by Jane Beck. Fp: Portrait of the Author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0819540625

Various aspects of maritime folklore on shipbuilding, language, weather lore, song... mermaids, monsters, sea serpents and enchanted islands... Spectre ships.

47895
BENNETT, Isobel
THE FRINGE OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1974. Revised edition of the 1966 original. 261 PP with 179 plates (163 in b/w & 16 in colour), by F.G. Myers and Keith Gillett. Title page: Glaucilla marginata, blue and silver nudibranch. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.2. 0851797954

66200
BENNETT, Tom
SHIPWRECKS AROUND WALES - Volume 1
$30.00 AUD

Happy Fish. Newport, Dyfed, Wales. 1987. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, maps, sketch maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.7 x 18.8. 0951211404

Volume 1: 50 of the wrecks from Adamantios J. Pithis to Vainqueur.

43829
BEQUIGNON, Jean-Yves & ROZEN, André
L'ETOILE ET LA BELLE POULE
$30.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, 17 b/w photos, and colour illustrations (diagrams, 1 map, 1 chart, 8 pages of plans and cutaway, photos), plus 1 folded plan (recto: sailing plan, and verso: line drawngs). Laminated pictorial stiff covers. Fine. French text. 28 x 21.3. 2903581258

Training schooners of the French Navy, built 1932.

55556
BERNAERTS, Arnd
BERNAERTS' GUIDE TO THE 1982 UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA, Including the text of the UN Convention and Final Act
$20.00 AUD

Fairplay Publications. London. 1988. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Satya N. Nandan. XIV, 363 PP with tables. Soft covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 15.2. 1870093151

66971
BESSON, Maurice
THE SCOURGE OF THE INDIES: Buccaneers, Corsairs, & Filibusters
$100.00 AUD

George Routledge & Sons, Ltd / F. Van Buggenhoudt. London / Bruxelles. 1929. 1st edition translated from the French original by Everard Thornton. Edition limited to 960 copies. XII, 331, (3) PP with 138 b/w illustrations (40 on full page), plus 5 plates in colour. Vignette in colour on title page. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (illustrated front). Dust jacket with small chips, corners of flaps trimmed and rubbed edges. Slight ageing and foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 29.5 x 23.5.

Montbars the exterminator. Nau L'Olonnais... Ravenau de Lussan... Jean-Baptiste Ducasse, Governor of Saint Domingo, Jacques Cassard, François Thurot, Surgeon and Corsair, Jean-d'Albarade, Corsair and later Minister of the Navy.

74393
BETHELL, L.S.
THE STORY OF PORT DALRYMPLE: Life and Work in Northern Tasmania
$50.00 AUD

L.G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c.1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. A. Townsley. X, 193, IX (index) PP with 9 maps & plans, 4 tables and 68 b/w illustrations. Soft wrappers, illustrated front. Covers lightly soiled. Signature on title-page. Contents near fine. 24.5 x 15.6.

Port at the mouth of the Tamar River. Chapters 3 & 4: Ships in Port Dalrymple.

59031
BJELKE, Rolf & SHAPIRO, Deborah
NORTHERN LIGHT - Its Epic Arctic - Antarctic Sailing Voyage
$20.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press / Macdonald. London. 1986. 1st UK edition translated from the 1985 Swedish original. 116 PP with colour illustrations (3 plans of the yacht, 22 maps and 150 photos). Eps: Iceberg. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 21.2. 0356122506

Voyage of the 14-ton, double-ended, steel ketch "Northern Star". Sweden (18 June 1982) to Spitzberg, Denmark Strait, Panama, Galapagos, Easter Island, Pitcairn, Marquesas, Tahiti (September 1983), Chilean Patagonia, Antarctic Peninsula (January 1984) then to Boston (2nd June 1984).

64561
BLACKBURN, Graham
AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS, BOATS, VESSELS & OTHER WATER-BORNE CRAFT
$20.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1978. 1st. Ed. 448 PP with over 600 very attractive line-drawings. Eps: Noah's Ark. Navy cloth cover a little sunned at top left edge, dust jacket is chipped, mostly on the top edge, now in a protective plastic cover. Contents are fine. 28.2 x 22. 0719536154

750 entries arranged alphabetically describing every kind of vessel known to Man. An excellent encyclopedia.

40074
BLANCE, Captain A. G. (editor)
NORIE'S NAUTICAL TABLES, with explanation of their use
$25.00 AUD

Imray Laurie Norie and Wilson Ltd. Saint Ives, UK. 1983. Revised edition. VI, 570 PP with 2 figures and 47 tables. Fp: Mariner's Compass. Hard cover, silver lettering title on spine. Fine. 25 x 18.5. 085288091X

52891
BONAPARTE, Prince Roland
NOTE sur les récents Voyages du Dr. H. Ten Kate, dans l'Amérique du Sud
$100.00 AUD

Bibliothèque du Prince Roland Bonaparte. Paris. 1886. 1st Ed. Introduction by F. Escard. 11 PP. Bound copy. Card cover, cloth spine, title on paper vignette pasted down on front cover. Stamp at top corner of first page. Ingleton bookplate inside front cover. Near fine. French text. 25 x 19.

Voyage of an Anthropologist in Dutch Guyana where he arrived on 13 June 1885 at Paramaribo...

72636
BONE, David W.
THE BRASSBOUNDER
$20.00 AUD

The Citadel Press. London. 1949 Revised edition of the 1910 original. XXII, 202 PP. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped and in a protective sleeve). Ex-library copy with a stamp on title page and rear endpaper. Lacks the front free endpaper. Contents clean and overall still a very good copy. 19 x 13. 9781409991687

65010
BOWD, D. G.
MACQUARIE COUNTRY: A History of the Hawkesbury
$20.00 AUD

Library of Australian History. Sydney. 1979. Edition limited to 1500 copies of the revised edition of 1973 (original 1962). Foreword by Ronald B. Walker. (12), 242 PP, plus frontispiece and 16 plates with 26 b/w illustrations. Fp: A portrait of Governor Macquarie. FEP: Map Hawkesbury c. 1810. REP: Map of Hawkesbury district 1968. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.2. x 16. 090812032X

49843
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE KING'S NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1925. 1st Ed. VIII, 252 PP with 9 drawings, plus 30 plates with 46 b/w photos by Stephen Cribb. Fp: Hoisting the Colours. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine. Offsetting on endpapers. Foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 17.

74770
BOWKER, R. M. & BUDD, S. A.
MAKE YOUR OWN SAILS - A Handbook for the Amateur and Professional Sailmaker
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1957. October reprint of the February 1957 original. XII, 140 PP with 32 figures, plus 8 plates with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Yacht Brumby. Hard cover, device and title on front cover which is faded along the edges and with faint old damp mark near the spine. Offsetting on endpapers, o/wise contents are near fine. 19 x 12.8.

66633
BRAY, Maynard
THE BOOK OF WOODEN BOATS
$55.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter H. Spectre, introduction by Maynard Bray (author) and acknowledgments by Benjamin Mendlowitz (photographer). 192 PP with 217 colour photos by Benjamin Mendlowitz. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 28.5. 0393034178

66634
BRAY, Maynard
THE BOOK OF WOODEN BOATS - Volume II
$55.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Matthew P. Murphy, introduction by Maynard Bray (author) and acknowledgments by Benjamin Mendlowitz (photographer). 192 PP with 218 colour photos by Benjamin Mendlowitz. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 28.5. 0393048993

74728
BRENNAN, Niall
CHRONICLES OF DANDENONG
$20.00 AUD

The Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1973. 1st Ed. (10), 142 PP with b/w illustrations (2 facsimile of documents, 3 graphs and 6 plans), plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations (prints & photos). Eps: Map with location of early schools & churches of the Dandenong. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 14.3. 0725600756

66286
BRINKBÄUMER, Klaus & HÖGES, Clemens
THE VOYAGE OF THE VIZCAINA: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship
$20.00 AUD

Harcourt, Inc. Orlando, Florida. 2006. 1st US edition, translated from the 2004 German original by Annette Streck. (8), 328 PP. FEP: map of "Stages of the Fourth Voyage 1502-1504. REP: map of the "Four Voyages". Hard cover, dj. Head of spine of dust jacket with small chips, o/wise fine. 23.7 x 16. 0151011869

Shipwrecked, 1503, in the Bay of Playa Damas, Nombre de Dios, Panama.

15911
BRINNIN, J. M. (editor)
BEAU VOYAGE - Life Aboard the Last Great Ships
$15.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1982. 1st English edition of the 1980 French original "Paquebots: Le temps des traversées", by Michel Mohrt and Guy Feinstein. 272 PP with 331 b/w photos. Half title page: Queen Elizabeth, berthing New York. Eps: The Queen Mary moving down river to Grennock. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 32.5 x 24. 0500012725

75251
BROWN, Charles H.
NICHOLLS'S SEAMANSHIP AND NAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE for Second Mates', and Masters' Examinations
$25.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1956. Reprint of the 20th edition of 1953, revised by H. H. Brown. (26), 710 PP with b/w figures (line drawings, photos and sketches) and 6 colour diagrams, plus 10 colour plates, 1 folded map, and 1 large folded "Capacity Plan" at rear. FEP: 11 different motor or steam ships. REP: 12 different sailing ships. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Hand-written notes on verso of front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.2.

38743
BROZE, Jay & FORSTER, Daniel
THE SAILOR'S EDGE
$15.00 AUD

Les Ateliers du Nord. Lausanne. 1985. 1st English edition. No pagination, 192 PP with colour photographs by Daniel Forster (comments at end of book with corresponding b/w photos). Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. 33.3 x 24.5. 2881910009

Edge: Acrobatic - Athletic - Powerful - Prestigious.

41844
BRUNTON, Paul (editor)
MATTHEW FLINDERS - Personal Letters from an Extraordinary Life
$30.00 AUD

Hordern House & State Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 2002. 1st edition limited to 2000 copies. No. 1 in The Mitchell Heritage series. Preface by Sir Alastair Goodlad. (XII), 262 PP with 19 colour-printed illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Captain Matthew Flinders, RN, 1774-1814, by Toussaint Antoine de Chazal. Illustrated endpapers. Bound in burgundy cloth with illustrated boards, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 1875567321

54952
BRYANT, Arthur (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS - January 3, 1953
$15.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News. London. 1953. No. 5933, Volume 222, January 3, 1953. 1-36 PP with advertisements and b/w illustrations (cut-aways, drawings & photos). Centrefold: the Vickers Valiant. Stapled soft covers. Near fine. 37 x 26.

Dr. Alain Bombard and the crossing of the Atlantic on L'Heretique. The French liner Champollion wrecked off Beirut, 22nd December 1952. Capture of the second fossil fish Coelacanth. Dr. Hans Hass in the Red Sea...

75138
BRYSON, Bill
DOWN UNDER
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. (12), 319 PP with b/w illustrations by Neil Gower: 4 maps and 19 headpieces. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Discreet note on front endpaper. Very good. 24 x 16. 9780385408172

61288
BULLEN, Frank T.
THE CRUISE OF THE "CACHALOT" - Round the World after Sperm Whales
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1961. November 1961 reprint of the cheap edition 1910. XXII, 375 PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 folded map & 8 b/w plates. Fp: The "Cachalot". Hard cover, decorated front, dj. Occasional foxing. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.

A whaling cruise through the Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Oceans - Japan, Hawaii, Christmas Is., Futuna Is, Bay of Islands and the return to New Bedford.

75152
BURNS, PHILP
THE B.P. MAGAZINE, Australia's Finest Quarterly. Vol. XII, No. 1
$50.00 AUD

Burns, Philp & Co. Limited. Sydney. 1939. Vol. XII, No. 1, December 1939, edited by Dora Payter. 84 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos) and period advertisements (b/w or colour). Pictorial soft cover (BalineseTemple Dancer, watercolour by Walter Jardine). Front cover with a slight crease and repaired chips. Contents near fine. Scarce. 29.4 x 24.

Quarterly magazine. A century of British Rule in New Zealand, by Eric Ramsden. Lake Wakatipu / village of Ohinemutu near Rotorua / Thermal Area of Wairakei / Across country: Tauranga to Waikare Moana, by Hilda Carl Rollett / New Zealand Centenial exhibition. Ports of Palestine, by E.R. Yarham, Crater Lakes of Atherton, by S. Elliott Napier,

70399
BURNS, Rowan
AUSTRALIAN NEWSPRINT MILLS LIMITED - 1938 - 88
$100.00 AUD

A. N. M. Hobart. 1988. Commemorative book, with a letter dated July 25 1988, signed by G. F. Gibson, Managing Director. No pagination, 56 PP with 38 b/w and 29 colour photos. Inside covers with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with flaps, title on front cover and spine, contained in a decorated box. Box with slight scratch and rubbed edges. A near fine and scarce item. 30. 26.

21220
BURTON, Robert
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF WHALES
$15.00 AUD

Universe Books. New York. 1973. 2nd printing of the 1973 original. 159 PP with 2 tables and 21 figures, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: 17 species of whales. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing, mostly around page edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 16.4. 0876631839

Study of whales, life at sea, behaviour, birth & death. The whaling industry: founding, development, sperm whales,.. legislation & conservation.

49275
CALLENDER, Geoffrey
THE NAVAL SIDE OF BRITISH HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

Christophers. London. 1924. 1st Ed. IX, 10-305 PP, plus 18 bw plates. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Eps: The Globe, after the map made by Martin Behaim of Nuremberg 1492. Cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine slightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on verso of frontispiece. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.

Genesis of British sea-power, the Royal Navy...

68111
CALVERT, Hedley & GRAEME-EVANS, Alex
ALWAYS A COMPETITOR - Hedley Calvert Tasmanian Yachtsman, Orchardist and Raconteur
$40.00 AUD

Tasbook. Hobart. 1997. Limited edition. Foreword by Mike Fletcher. VI, 311 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, ribbon page marker; Eps: colour photos in the Huon Valley. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Signed by Alex Graeme-Evans, co-author, at top of title page. Fine. 30 x 21.4. 0646343947

75460
CAMERON, Captain John & FARRELL, Andrew
JOHN CAMERON'S ODYSSEY
$40.00 AUD

The Macmillan Company. New York. 1928. October 1928 original. Preface and notes by Andrew Farrell XVII, (3), 461 PP with 2 sketch maps and 125 drawings (margins, head & tail-pieces), by Charles Kuhn, plus 11 plates. Fp: Captain John Cameron. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, decoration on front cover and gilt title on spine, top outside edges tinted. Gutters starting, otherwise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 15.5.

The career of Capt. John Cameron who went to sea at 17, sailed the Atlantic, Indian, then the Pacific Ocean while based in Honolulu. Blackbirding in the New Hebrides for Hawaiian planters, shipwrecked on Midway, ...

38970
THE CAPTAIN
THE MUTINY OF THE "BOUNTY", with History of the Survivors on Pitcairn Island and Elsewhere
$25.00 AUD

J. Walch. Hobart. c.1930 2nd edition. 44 PP. Title page: Bounty under sail. Stapled card covers with light soiling, illustrated front. Browning of paper around the edges, o/wise contents near fine. 18.6 x 12.5.

31969
CARAVAN, Jill
AMERICAN LIGHTHOUSES - A Pictorial History
$15.00 AUD

Courage Books. Philadelphia. 1996. 2nd printing of the 1996 original. 80 PP with 1 b/w illust. and 91 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 31.7 x 22.7. 1561387886

51729
CGM
CONTAINERS
$20.00 AUD

Compagnie Générale Maritime. Paris. 1980. 1st Ed. 106 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Soft cover. French and English text. Name of previous owner in top corner of first page. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

Everything you want to know on containers: terminology, types, labels, packing... (bilingual edition).

72023
CHAMBERS, Neil
ENDEAVOURING BANKS - Exploring Collections from the "Endeavour" Voyage 1768-1771
$40.00 AUD

NewSouth Publishing. Sydney. 2016. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir David Attenborough. 304 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings and sketches, charts, documents, medals, paintings, photos, portraits...). Fp (in colour): Joseph Banks, by Benjamin West. Quarter bound, illustrated boards, cloth spine, gilt title on front board and spine. Fine (as new condition). 28.7 x 24 9781742235004

74409
CHAMP, Jack
THE WIND IS FREE... A History of the Royal Geelong Yacht Club 1859-1988
$25.00 AUD

Royal Geelong Yacht Club / Peter Jackson. Geelong. 1989. 1st Ed. Introduction by Peter Jackson, Commodore. Preface by Jack Champ. XVIII, 285 PP with b/w illustrations (1 chart, 4 maps and 72 photos). Fp: Chart of Corio Bay. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover an spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 18.3. 0731651391

74348
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
WINDJAMMERS AND SHELLBACKS, Strange True Stories of the Sea
$25.00 AUD

Rich & Cowan Ltd. London. 1935. Reprint in the Neptune Library of the 1926 original. IX, 246 PP with 1 figure, plus 16 b/w plates with 22 illustrations. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, bright dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. Faint signature of previous owner on inside front cover, light foxing around outside edges, o/wise a very nice copy. 22 x 15.2.

Search for the Northwest passage in 1619. Castaway on Juan de Nova, shipwreck off Macassar,...

68079
CHRISTIANSEN, Pat & BLUFF History Group
SEAL HUNTERS OF THE SOUTH
$20.00 AUD

Bluff History Group. Bluff, NZ. 2007. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations (2 sketch maps, 2 genealogy trees, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. 8 lines on pages 10 & 11 highlighted, otherwise fine. 21 x 14.5. 9780473125547

An Authentic Diary of the Last Official New Zealand Sealing Season 1946.

71506
CLARK, Gerry
THE "TOTORORE" VOYAGE - An Antarctic Adventure
$35.00 AUD

Century. London. 1988. 1st UK Ed. (10), 357 PP with text illust. (drawings, head and tail pieces) and 29 maps, plus 24 pages with 74 colour photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean with course of Totorore. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is protected in a clear plastic sleeve. A fine copy. 23.5 x 15.8. 0712624384

Circumnavigation of the Antarctic Ocean on the Sailing Research Vessel "Totorore", between 1983 and 1986.

64008
COLFELT, David
FROM RATBAGS TO RESPECTABILITY: A History of the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia
$75.00 AUD

Cruising Yacht Club of Australia / Focus Publishing Interactive. Sydney. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Trygve Halvorsen. Introduction by Matt Allen. 248 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 30.4 x 21.5. 9781921156342

36417
COOMBES, Nigel
WHITE FUNNEL MAGIC
$20.00 AUD

Twelveheads Press. Truro, Cornwall. 1995. 1st Ed. 120 PP with over 200 b/w illust. (menus, posters, photos). Eps: Campbell's Sailings schedules for 1937. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 0906294347

Account of the passenger services of P & A Campbell's White Funnel steamers of the Bristol Channel.

34287
COTTEE, Kay
ALL AT SEA ON LAND, and First Lady ten years on
$20.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. XXVI, (2), 292 PP with 2 maps and 10 drawings, plus 32 pages with 57 b/w and 43 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0091837189

First woman to circumnavigate the globe solo, non-stop and unassisted... Lady... Chairman of the Australian National Maritime Museum.

34674
CRAMER, Max
TREASURES, TRAGEDIES AND TRIUMPHS OF THE BATAVIA COAST - A true story of discovery and adventure in the 20th Century
$45.00 AUD

Max Cramer / Scott Four Colour Print. Perth. 1999. 1st Ed. XVIII, 334 PP with 6 maps and 90 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 31 colour photos. Eps: Dutch chart. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on verso of front endpaper. Fine. 22 x 15.6. 064638483X

Wreck of the barque "Stefano" lost in 1875. Wrecks of the "Batavia", "Zeewyk"... Dive with whale sharks... Discovery of French coins left by Louis Francois Marie Aleno de Saint-Alouarn in 1772.

32056
CRANE, Jonathan
SUBMARINE
$15.00 AUD

British Broadcasting Corporation. London. 1985. Reprint of the 1984 original. 208 PP with 87 b/w illustrations and 40 colour photos. Fp: HMS Resolution. Half title page: USS Pickerelbursts from the deep. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 0563203269

First part: Development, the two world wars... Nuclear submarine. Second part: On patrol on board the nuclear-powered hunter-killer submarine Warspite.

75104
CUSACK, Frank
CANDLES IN THE DARK - A History of the Bendigo Home and Hospital for the Aged
$15.00 AUD

Queensberry Hill Press. Melbourne. 1984. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Foreword by H.L. Ward. (14), 232 PP, plus 20 pages with b/w illustrations (documents, photos and portraits). Fp: Bendigo Benevolent Asylum in the 1880s. Cloth covers, decoration and title on the front board, dj. Fine. 23 x 15.5. 0909174768

75092
DALLAS BRETT, R.
HISTORY OF BRITISH AVIATION 1908-1914 - Volume I
$25.00 AUD

Aviation Book Club. London. c. 1930. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Right Honourable Sir Philip Sassoon, Bart. 216 PP, plus 36 pages with b/w illustrations (9 diagrams and 29 photos). Fp: Mr Henry Farman, the Anglo-French Designer, Constructor and Pilot. Cloth cover, title on spine. Head and foot of spine sunned on 2.5 cms. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Contents near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

75406
DANA, James D.
CORALS AND CORAL ISLANDS
$60.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle. London. 1875 2nd edition of the 1872 original. XX, 348 PP with 94 b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, charts & maps and coastal views), plus 3 plates with maps (2 of them large folded) at close of volume. Fp (in colour): 4 figures Phymactis Florida / Phymactis Clematis / Bunodes Gemma / the polyp contracted. Cloth cover, decoration in blind, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Gutter of front endpaper split and top outside edge browned. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover, occasional foxing, otherwise a very good clean copy. 19.5 x 14.

75339
DANTON, G. L.
THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF SEAMANSHIP
$40.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1962. 1st Ed. XVI, 524 PP with 180 figures, plus 24 pages with 1 drawing and 35 b/w photos. Cloth cover with faded gilt title on spine.. Covers with rubbed patches and wear around edges, and short splits on hinges. Light foxing. Contents are clean and still a very good copy. Image shows title-page. 22 x 14.5.

The anchor, mooring... ship handling... rope and canvas...

10339
DARBY, Madge
WHO CAUSED THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY ?
$25.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1965. 1st Ed. (6), 127 PP with 1head & 13 tail pieces. Vignette on title page. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has light wear, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 14.

Investigation into the behaviour of both Bligh & Fletcher Christian plus the role of the third person who the author thinks directed the mutiny from behind the scenes...

75409
DARWIN, Charles
THE FORMATION OF VEGETABLE MOULD, through the Action of Worms with observations on their habits
$250.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1883. 1st Ed. [Ninth Thousand (corrected)]. VIII, 328, (2 publications) PP with tables and 15 b/w illustrations. Original blind decoration on cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Covers lightly rubbed. Small stamp of previous owner at top corner of page 1 and lower corner of page 316. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 19.5 x 13.5.

56239
DAVID, Andrew, FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe, NOVI, Carlos & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
THE MALASPINA EXPEDITION 1789-1794 - The Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina (Volume I: Cadiz to Panama)
$25.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society & Museo Naval. London & Madrid. 2001. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 8. Introduction by Donald C. Cutter. Volume I: XCVIII, 338 PP with 9 sketch maps and 39 b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Alejandro Malaspina. Eps: Tracks of the Malaspina Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180727

Volume I: Cadiz (30th July 1789) to Panama (14th December 1790).

38074
DAVIS, Eleanor Harmon
ABRAHAM FORNANDER - A Biography
$30.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1979. 1st Ed. XIV, 322 PP with 2 drawings, 2 facsimile of letters and 9 b/w photos. Fp: Abraham Fornander, about 1878. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 21.8 x 14.8. 0824804597

Deserting a whaling ship in 1844, he settled in Hawaii. He was instrumental in rescuing Hawaiian traditions and mythology from fast-approaching oblivion.

74768
DAY, David
ANTARCTICA - A Biography
$20.00 AUD

Knopf Book / Random House. Sydney. 2012. "An Uncorrected bound proof" paperback copy, with a preface (still to come). (2), (VIII), 592 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.2.

16245
DE FRAGA, Christopher
100 YEARS OF YACHTING ON PORT PHILLIP BAY - A History of the Royal Brighton Yacht Club
$15.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1975. 1st Ed. (6), 210 PP, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 15. 0725601558

33003
DE LEEUW, Hendrik
CROSSROADS OF THE BUCCANEERS
$15.00 AUD

J. B. Lippincott. Philadelphia. 1937. 1st US Ed. 414 PP with 1 map, head pieces and many attractive drawings by author. Includes 9 PP for Bibliography and 4 PP for Index. Cloth cover, dj. Top edge of spine and covers worn, dust jacket with small pieces missing at top and bottom. Internally very good. 24 x 16.5.

Voyage in 1934 and 1935 through the Spanish Main and the Islands of the Caribbean. An authoritative account of life in the Leewards and Windwards extending from Florida's coast to the Northeast shores of South America.

16441
DEACON, G. E. R. (editor)
OCEANS - An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Deep
$15.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 297 PP with b/w & colour illust. (maps, plans, photos,..). illustrated title-page. Eps: Shells. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 28.5 x 21.5.

Contains contributions by distinguished authorities including: Men against the Sea by Edward Shackleton, Life in the Sea by Maurice Burton, Sunken Cities and Forgotten Wrecks by H.C. Flemming... Oceanography (currents, food chain, ..)

36400
DEANE, Heather
LIFEBOAT
$15.00 AUD

Franklin Watts / RNLI. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 map, 8 b/w illust., 15 drawings and 50 colour illust. (2 cutaways and 48 photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.3 x 19.5. 0863133185

75009
DEWAR, Oliver
EXTREME SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Pavilion Books. London. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dame Ellen MacArthur. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 20.5 x 16.3. 9781862058187

America's Cup Challenge. Offshore Solo. Solo Round the World Races. Extreme Cruising. Southern Ocean.

70640
DIVING
RAN DIVING MANUAL - ABR 155 : Volume 3: Specialised Diving Techniques and Equipment & Volume 4: Diving Equipment , Description and Maintenance
$150.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy). Canberra. 1980 / 1983. 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 3, Chapters 19 to 23: (4), XIV, 114 PP with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos ...). Volume 4, Chapters 24 to 29: (6), XIV, 194 PP (3 of them large folded), with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos, sketches). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder a little soiled. Contents near fine. 32 x 25.

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

15685
DONNO, Elizabeth Story
AN ELIZABETHAN IN 1582, The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls
$15.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1976. 1st Ed. Publication 147 in the Hakluyt Society second series. XVI, 365 PP with 1 figure in text plus 18 bw plates (charts, drawings...). Fp: A page of Madox's Diary, 24 Sept. 1583. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dust wrapper. Dust jacket with a few rubs, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180042

Voyage from England to Sierra Leone and Brazil.

75355
DULLES, Foster Rhea
LOWERED BOATS - A Chronicle of American Whaling
$40.00 AUD

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. London. 1934. 1st Ed. (14), 292 PP, plus 9 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the whaling grounds in the Pacific. Top edge tinted. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Ex-library copy with number at foot of spine, stamps on front outside edge, endpapers, title page, top corner of Chapter 1 and margin of each plate. Still a good complete copy of a scarce title. 20.8 x 14.5.

22638
DUNMORE, John
VISIONS & REALITIES, France in the Pacific 1695-1995
$15.00 AUD

Heritage Press. Waikanae, New Zealand. 1997. 1st Ed. 320 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos) in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908708416

The first complete history of the French presence in the Pacific from the days of Louis XIV to the post-nuclear period, including the political development of all the French territories.

16036
DURAND, Jean-François
PAQUEBOTS AUTOUR DU MONDE - CRUISE SHIPS AROUND THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Marines Edition. Nantes. 1997. 1st bilingual edition. 208 PP with tables, bw ships' profiles and 200 col. photos. Pictorial laminated card cover. French/English text. Fine. 22 x 16. 2909675319

Guide book to the Cruise vessels in 1996, a side-effect of the rise in marine tourism.

68521
DURHAM, Dick
THE LAST SAILORMAN
$20.00 AUD

Terence Dalton Ltd. Lavenham, Suffolk. 1989. 1st Ed. VIII, 160 PP with 88 b/w photos. Fp: Bob Roberts aboard the smack "Stormy Petrel". Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 23.2 x 18. 9780861380671

75253
EARL, Capt. G. E. & PETER, Capt. N.
MUNRO'S SEAMANSHIP PRIMER, containing the revised Collision Regulations
$25.00 AUD

James Munro & Co. Glasgow. 1965. 9th edition. 128, (2 publications) PP with 5 pages for sketches.. Fp (in colour): Buoys. FEP (in colour): Map of a buoyed channel. Hard cover, gilt title on front board. Light foxing. Very good. Small format: 16.2 x 10.2.

... Containing the 1960 Collision Regulations, Life Saving Rules, Grain Rules and many Official Notices.

74878
ELVSTRÖM, Paul
EXPERT DINGHY AND KEELBOAT RACING
$15.00 AUD

Richard Creagh-Osborne & Partners / Adlard Coles. Lymington / London. 1967. 1st English edition. 332 PP with 2 colour plates (photo & International Flags Signals) and b/w illustrations (diagrams, plans and sketches, and 250 photos. Eps: A Dragon class start in the Tokyo Olympic Games. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket trimmed a little with some small chips. Stamp of previous owner at top corner of title page. Foxing. Good reading copy. 24 x 17.5.

Sailing techniques for sailing fast.

30949
FERGUSON, David L.
CLEOPATRA'S BARGE - The Crowninshield Story
$10.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1976. 1st Ed. (8), 293 PP with 40 b/w illust. Title spread: The Crowninshield - or India - Wharf. Eps: Family tree of the Crowninshield family in the U.S.A. Hard cover. Near fine. 24 x 15.6. 0316278955

Saga of a remarkable family, and at one stage builder and owner of the first American vessel built solely for seagoing voyages of pleasure: Cleopatra's Barge.

60523
FISHER , Denise, DUTTON, Kenneth, DUYKER, Edward
CELESTE DE CHABRILLAN / FREE FRENCH / DUMONT d'URVILLE (in Explorations No. 49)
$20.00 AUD

ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. Melbourne. 2010. (Part I & II), December 2010. Part I: 64 PP with 3 b/w photos. Part II: 65-128 PP with 3 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.

Issue 49 - Part I: Céleste de Chabrillan, by Jana Verhoeven. Supporting the Free French in New Caledonia, by Denise Fisher. Barrallier in the Hunter, by Kenneth Dutton. Part II: The Library of Dumont d'Urville, by Edward Duyker.

74234
FISHER, Bob
THE ARMCHAIR SAILOR
$15.00 AUD

Waterline Books. Shrewsbury, UK. 1993. 1st Ed. 170 PP. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A fine copy. 22.5 x 15.5. 9781853104268

31357
FLAGS
AUSTRALIAN FLAGS
$15.00 AUD

Department of Administrative Service. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. (2), VIII, 61, (3 blank) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside covers: key to the Australian Flags decorating the front cover. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20 x 20. 9780644431507

75233
FLINDERS
GRAVE OF EXPLORER MATTHEW FLINDERS UNEARTHED NEAR LONDON STATION (in The Doningtonian, No. 62)
$15.00 AUD

The Doningtonian. Donington, UK. 2019 Issue 62 "Bring Him Home", Winter 2019. No pagination, 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page and article at centrefold (3 pages with 2 b/w illustrations and 9 colour photos) by Esther Addley. 2 Newspaper clippings (Daily Mirror, 25/01/2019 & Lincolnshire Free Press 12/02/2019) loosely inserted. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

43306
FOX, Uffa
THE BEAUTY OF SAIL
$150.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. c. 1938. 1st edition. Preface by Frank W. Beken. 280 PP with 131 b/w plates (130 on full page), all photographs by Beken of Cowes. Title page: J Class K10. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Rare. Image shows title-page. 27.9 x 21.8.

75311
FOX, Uffa
SAILING, SEAMANSHIP and YACHT CONSTRUCTION
$100.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1934. 1st edition. XII, 272 PP with 325 b/w illustrations: maps, weather maps, line drawings, sketch plans and 152 photos by Beken and Sons, Morris Rosenfeld... Blue cloth cover, silver engraving on front cover, lightly sunned spine with title in silver lettering. Ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy of the scarce first edition. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 28 x 21.

45463
FRANCIS, Clare
COME WIND OR WEATHER
$20.00 AUD

Pelham Books. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 2 drawings, 2 plans, 5 maps and 84 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with 28 colour photos. Fp: ADC Accutrac at the start of her seven-month voyage. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0720711045

Autobiography of the author's & skipper's round the world voyage whilst competing in the Whitbread Trophy.

72152
[FRANCONIA]
AROUND THE WORLD Via the Southern Hemisphere
$35.00 AUD

Thomas Cook & Son. New York. 1927. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 16 b/w plates (photos). FEP: Route of the Cruise, North Atlantic, Caribbean Sea, Pacific Ocean. REP: Route of the Cruise, Indian Ocean and Atlantic. Hard cover. title and illustration on front board. Hard covers soiled and reinforced at spine with black tape. A few pages with pencil or pen annotations and underlining. Foxing. A good copy of a scarce item. 22.8 x 15.

Program for a cruise on the Cunard liner "Franconia", sailing from New York on the 12 January 1927 and returning to New York 2 June 1927.

75273
FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
THE WHALE MANUAL
$15.00 AUD

Friends of the Earth. San Francisco. 1978. 1st edition with 2 prefaces: 1 "The Japanese Boycott", by Mark J. Palmer & Bruce Colman and 2 "The Bowhead Controversy": by Pam Rich. X, 150 PP with 30 tables, sketches, 3 diagrams and 8 figures. Soft covers, pictorial front. Light foxing. Near fine. 21 x 13.8. 0913890197

A comprehensive assessment of the whaling controversy.

75458
FROST, Alan
THE GLOBAL REACH OF EMPIRE: Britain's Maritime Expansion in the Indian and Pacific Oceans 1764 - 1815
$75.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 2003. 1st edition, limited to 1000 copies, No. 46 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. XIV, 33, (3) PP with 4 tables, 6 figures and 9 maps (4 on double page), plus 4 pages with 5 colour illustrations. FEP: "Typus Orbis Terrarum" (1570), by Ortelius. REP: World Map from G/. A. Cook. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.3 x 16. 0522850502

75660
FURNISS, Cliff
SERVANTS OF THE NORTH, Adventures on the Coastal Trade with the Northern Steam Ship Company
$35.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1977. 1st Ed. XVI, 202 PP, 2 PP adv. with b/w illust. Title-page: the Clansman at Kawau. Eps: Northern Steam Ship Company Timetable 1920. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, nice dust jacket with a sunned spine. Name of former owner at top of FEP. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on half title page. Copy dated and signed by the author on half title page. A very good clean copy. 26 x 20. 058901031X

52011
GARDINER, Robert & PRESTON, Antony (editors)
CAMERA AT SEA 1939-45
$15.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1978. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 24 colour and 250 b/w photos. Title spread: Illustrious, a C class AA cruiser and Valiant steam at about 20 knots. FEP: A view of the American destroyer Butler. REP: Albacores on the flight deck of HMS Indomitable, March 1943. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Near fine. 31.2 x 22. 0858352400

37592
GARDNER, Richard E.
THE FLYING NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Almark Publishing. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations (2 profiles, 9 sets of plans and photos) and 8 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 15. 0855240407

44853
GAY, Jacques
SIX MILLENAIRES D'HISTOIRE DES ANCRES
$110.00 AUD

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 215 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, sketches and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2840500922

A history of anchors (symbol of safety) over the milleniums.

63354
GIBBARD JACKSON, G.
THE SPLENDID BOOK OF STEAMSHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London. c. 1929. 1st Ed. X, 11-192 PP, followed by 32 PP of adverts, plus 16 b/w plates. Red cloth cover with light shelf wear. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Inscription dated 1932 on FFEP. Very good. 19 x 13.

75475
GILMOUR, Joanna
ELEGANCE IN EXILE- Portrait Drawings from Colonial Australia
$50.00 AUD

National Portrait Gallery. Canberra. 2012. 1st Ed. VI, 181 PP with 9 folded pages with 9 landscape paintings, 9 full page paintings and 51 portraits (2 of them b/w and 49 coloured). Fp (in colour): Jane Scott, c. 1842. FEP: Plan of Sydney, August 1822. REP: Plan of Hobart Town, 1854. Hard covers, decorated green cloth, dj and ribbon page-marker. Fine (mint condition). 23.8 x 16. 9780987073556

65029
GORDON PUGH, P. D.
NELSON AND HIS SURGEONS / Nelson Chirurgiique
$15.00 AUD

E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. Edinburgh. 1968. Soft cover edition. Foreword by H. Jackson Burrows. (6), 68 PP with 47 plates (2 colour and 45 b/w). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on front cover and the outer edges, o/wise a fine copy. 24.4 x 18.3. 0443006067

Monograph based on an Exhibition held at the Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, on 15 April 1967.

20777
GORDON, Mona
THE MYSTERY OF LA PEROUSE
$45.00 AUD

Bascands. Christchurch, NZ. 1961. 1st Ed. 187 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 map and 24 plates. Fp: Bust of La Pérouse by Rude. FEP: Track of La Pérouse in the Pacific. REP: De Lesseps's journey from Kamtschatka to Paris. Cloth cover, title on sunned spine. Edges of covers a little worn. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

20209
GOUGH, Barry M. (editor)
TO THE PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WITH BEECHEY, The Journal of Lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. Blossom 1825-1828
$20.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1973. Second Series, No. 143. X, 272 PP with 2 small explanatory drawings & 2 maps, plus 1 large folded chart & 3 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Frederick William Beechey. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips, signature of previous owner on FFEP, foxing on outside top edge, o/wise contents are near fine. 22 x 14. 0521200792

During the crossing of the South Pacific Ocean, after a call at Pitcairn, he stayed a fortnight in the Gambiers, then sailed to the Tuamotus (Mururoa & Fangataufa), pearl fishery of Hao... reaching Tahiti two months later.

70093
GRAHAM, Duncan
SUNSET ON THE CLYDE
$25.00 AUD

Neil Wilson Publishing. Glasgow. 1993. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 65 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 14 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 19. 1897784198

A purser in the 1950s recalls the days of the last summers on the water.

16827
GRAY, Ernest (editor)
MAN MIDWIFE, The further experiences of John Knyveton, M.D., late Surgeon in the British Fleet, during the years 1763-1809
$20.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1946. 1st Ed. 211 PP plus 6 bw plates. Hard cover, dj (a few chips). War economy paper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2

Life ashore as a fashionable consultant after swallowing the anchor after the end of the Seven Years War.

19291
GREENWAY, Ambrose
COMECON MERCHANT SHIPS - 1985
$15.00 AUD

Kenneth Mason. London. 1985. 3rd edition of the 1978 original. 186 PP with silhouettes & b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 16. 0859373266

Merchant fleets of Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Cuba, East Germany, Poland, Romania, and Viet Nam. 19 parts covering: Passenger ships, general cargo ships... Research ships... Icebreakers and salvage tugs.

75342
GRENFELL PRICE, A.
THE WESTERN INVASIONS OF THE PACIFIC AND ITS CONTINENTS - A study of moving frontiers and changing landscapes 1513-1958
$30.00 AUD

Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1963. 1st Ed. VIII, 236 PP with 7 tables, plus 11 plates (3 b/w photo, drawings, graphs, maps and plans). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Discreet stamp of Library of Congress on front endpaper and title page (in blind) and on the front outside edge. Near fine. Image shows title-page. 22 x 14.5.

35017
GUIART, Jean
THE ARTS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC
$75.00 AUD

Thames and Hudson. London. 1963. 1st English edition in The Arts of Mankind series. Translated from the 1963 French original Océanie by Anthony Christie. 462 PP with 438 b/w & colour illust., plus 5 folding maps. Fp: Hawaiian god sculpture. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5.

A massive well-documented volume containing oceanic art and art forms.

74761
GUNSON, Niel & KEY, Leslie M.
THE GOOD COUNTRY - CRANBOURNE SHIRE
$15.00 AUD

F. W. Cheshire. Melbourne. 1968. 1st Ed. XVIII, 308 PP with tables and 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 39 b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, portraits and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 21.5 x 15.

75545
HAFFENREFFER, R. F. (editor)
YACHTS BY HERRESHOFF
$350.00 AUD

The Herreshoff Manufacturing Company. Bristol, Rhode Island. c. 1934. Limited numbered presentation copy (No. 138). Foreword by C.W. Haffenreffer, General Manager. (2), 53, (1) PP with 108 b/w illustrations (1 sketch , 2 facsimile of documents, and 105 photos), 24 duo-tone (green / white) illustrations and 8 colour plates (painting & small drawing with sail plan), plus 7 interpolated transparent leaves with Rigging plan, Sails plan and Specifications. Fp: On Her Beam's End - Herreshoff "M" Class Sloop "Istalena". FEP: sketch map of "The Atlantic Seaboardf from Cape May to Cape Cod" with presentation Scroll at lower corner numbered 138 and hand written name of recipient: May B. Heckstall-Smith, Esquire. REP: Sketch map of the Atlantic Seaboard from Cape Cod to Bar Harbour. Decorated hard covers, with gilt device (compass/Herreshoff logo ) and title on front cover. Covers lightly rubbed. A rare item in near fine condition. 30.2 x 26.

Published after the America's Cup victory of Rainbow (designed by W. Starling Burgess and owned by Wanderbilt) on Endeavour.

46793
HAFFNER, L.
A L'ASSAUT DES OCEANS
$40.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut. Paris. 2001. New edition of the 1936 original, with a different iconography. 180 PP with drawings and colour illustrations by the author. Hard cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.5. 2914622015

Conquest of the Oceans: evolution of ships, seamanship, navigation methods....

75134
HAINES, A. K., WILLIAMS, G. C. & COATES, D. (editors)
TORRES STRAIT FISHERIES SEMINAR - Port Moresby, 11-14 February 1985
$40.00 AUD

Australian Fisheries Services & Fisheries Division Papua New Guinea. Canberra. & Port Moresby. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by Robert Bain. VIII, 344 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, graphs, maps). Stiff covers, illustrated front cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed and creased, otherwise contents are clean and still a very good copy. 24.8 x 17.5. 0644050578

75340
HAINES, Tim
WALKING WITH DINOSAURS - A Natural History
$30.00 AUD

BBC Worldwide Ltd. London. 1999 1st Ed. 288 PP with colour illustrations (artworks, photos). Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on front endpaper and inside the dust jacket. Note to the previous owner on front endpaper. 2 newspaper pages from the New Caledonia daily newspaper "Les Nouvelles Caledoniennes" of February and November 2000, loosely inserted. Near fine. 28.7 x 25.5. 9780563384496

New Caledonia scenery with its endemic flora, such as Araucaria tree or Column tree, was used for some of the shooting of the BBC Television series

74689
HAMILTON, J. C.
PIONEERING DAYS IN WESTERN VICTORIA
$75.00 AUD

Warrnambool Institute Press. Warrnambool, Vic. 1981. 1st Ed. in the Australia Felix series, with an introduction by Gordon Forth. Facsimile edition of the 1914 Australian original. XII, 110, (6) PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Eps: 2 maps of Western Victoria. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 18.8 x 12.8. 0949759023

A Narrative of Early Station Life.

72520
HANSON, Neil
THE CUSTOM OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 331 PP, plus 8 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Cover of "The Graphic", 20th September 1884. Pictorial card cover. Address of previous owner at top corner of title page. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 9780385601153

Voyage of the Yacht "Mignonette" bound from Falmouth to Sydney. Shipwrecked in the Atlantic Ocean... A shocking true tale of shipwreck, murder and the last taboo.

70777
HARDSTAFF, Commander R.J.
LEADLINE TO LASER - The Hydrographic Service, Royal Australian Navy 1920-1995
$60.00 AUD

Privately published. Sydney. 1995. 1st limited edition. Hand numbered (Copy No. 419) and signed by the author. . XVI, 274 PP with 4 figures & 1 page with 9 of the Crests used on RAN Hydrographic Products, plus 48 pages with 106 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. A 12 pages errata loosely inserted. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0646250531

Principal surveys, biographical details of personnel, surveying vessels and consort vessels. Technical notes, ... An important work.

40720
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume I: September 1939 - December 1941
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1946. 1st Ed. VI, 7-350 PP with 2 maps, organigrams, tables and 78 profiles of ships, plus 1 folded table and 20 b/w plates with 33 photos. Fp: Command of the seas. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Calendar of Naval War (pages 9 to 33). Losses of principal warships (pages 279 to 305). Losses of Merchant shipping (pages 308 to 321)...

40721
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume II: December 1941 - September 1943
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1949. 1st Ed. XXXII, 271 PP with organigrams and tables, plus 20 b/w plates with 37 photos. Fp: The Dawn Patrol. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Calendar of Naval War (pages XI to XXXI). Losses of principal warships (pages 251to 271).

74952
HARDY, Sir Alister
THE OPEN SEA: ITS NATURAL HISTORY - Part II: Fish and Fisheries
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. c. 1960. 1st edition in "The New Naturalist" series. Part II: XIV, 322 PP with 114 figures (diagrams, drawings & maps), plus 16 plates with 131 watercolour drawings by author, and 32 plates with 68 b/w photos. Cloth cover with some wear and a vertical crease, gilt title on a sunned/dulled spine. Top and bottom outside edges tinted. Ex-library copy lacking the title page, with library number blocked on lower part of spine and with stamp of the Invercagill Public Library on lower margin of P.1 and P.305. A good working copy. 22.2 x 15.5.

Masterly study of the vast swarms of life inhabiting the world's oceans. Chapter 15 of part II: Whales, Walruses and Wild Men.

39164
HARVEY, Maurice
GIBRALTAR
$15.00 AUD

Spellmount. Staplehurst, Kent, UK. 1996. 1st Ed. IX, 10-192 PP with 2 maps, 3 plans and 97 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings and photos), plus 8 pages with 12 colour paintings. Fp: Portrait of General George Eliott. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 22.5. 187337657X

31692
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - No. 24 - BRITAIN'S RAILWAY STEAMERS: WESTERN AND SOUTHERN COMPANIES + French and Stena
$20.00 AUD

Author. London. 1993. 1st Ed. No. 24 in the Merchant Fleets series. (VI), 230 PP with 309 b/w drawings to constant scale (1:900). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0946378215

Technical details and career histories of 28 companies and their 466 ships.

41249
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 2 - The ships of the CUNARD, AMERICAN, RED STAR, INMAN, LEYLAND, DOMINION, ATLANTIC TRANSPORT and WHITE STAR LINES
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1979. 1st Ed., No. 2 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series 216 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593247

72642
HAYTER, Adrian
SHEILA IN THE WIND, A Story of a Lone Voyage
$35.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 319 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w Illustrations (portrait and 8 photos). Fp: Portrait of Adrian Hayter, by Maureen Connell. Eps: Map with route taken by"Sheila II" between Southampton and Nelson in New Zealand. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on edges of dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.

A wonderful single handed voyage that took 6 years.

19498
HEATON, P.M.
JACK BILLMEIR, Merchant Shipowner
$15.00 AUD

Starling Press. Newport. 1989. 1st Ed. 90 PP plus 56 pages with full-page b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 095077149X

Started in 1934, developed during the Spanish Civil War, WWII and the Malta Convoy.

11828
HEGARTY, D. & POLOMKA, Peter (editor)
THE SECURITY OF OCEANIA IN THE 1990'S - Volume 1: Views from the Region
$35.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre. Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed., No. 60 in the Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence series. (12), 92 PP with 1 map and 4 tables. Card cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731508130

Security concerns of island states, value of regionalism, the role of Big Brothers of Oceania (Australia & New Zealand).

43873
HENDRICKS, Stanley (editor)
HERMAN MELVILLE: VOYAGES
$15.00 AUD

Hallmark Editions. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. 61 PP. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.5 x 12. 875291090

Selection from Moby Dick, Typee... and letters to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., to Thomas Melville...

50692
HENNINGHAM, Stephen
FRANCE AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC, A Contemporary History
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 292 PP with 7 maps, photos, and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 044423276

French presence in the region until WWII. Recent history and politics in the three French territories and in the Condominium of New Hebrides (now Vanuatu).

68725
HERBERT, A. P.
THE SINGING SWAN - A Yachtsman's Yarn
$25.00 AUD

Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 470 PP. Fp: "Singing Swan" by David Knight. Eps: Sketch map of London River and Estuary by Maureen Verity. Hard cover, title an device on spine, dust jacket with a few nicks. Light foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 14.

70748
HERIOT, Geoff
IN THE SOUTH - Tales of Sail and Yearning
$50.00 AUD

Forty Degrees South Pty. Ltd. Hobart. 2012. 1st Ed. (10), 294 PP with b/w illustrations (charts & maps, paintings & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note on half title page, signed by the author. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 9780987355645

Schooner IleOla. Elliott Giles (Spuddo) and his Utiekah.

75524
HERRESHOFF, L. Francis
CAPT. NAT HERRESHOFF, THE WIZARD OF BRISTOL - The life and achievements of Nathanael Greene Herreshoff, together with an account of some of the yachts he designed
$40.00 AUD

Sheridan House. Double Ferry, NY. 1986. Reprint of the 1974 edition. 349 PP with 46 figures (maps, plans, sketches...), plus 48 pages with 105 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 0911378324

Biography of the greatest yacht and marine designer and builder of the USA.

66085
HETHERINGTON, Michelle & MORPHY, Howard (editors)
DISCOVERING COOK'S COLLECTIONS
$25.00 AUD

National Museum of Australia. Canberra. 2009. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Craddock Morton, and introduction by Michelle Hetherington & Howard Murphy. (VI), 130 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.5 x 24 9781876944575

7 papers: Looking across the Beach, by Greg Dening. Cook the Discoverer, by Nigel Erskine. ... by: Paul Turnbull - Adrienne L. Kaeppler - Lissant Bolton - Paul Tapsell - Doreen Mellor.

58551
HEWAT, Tim
THE ELDERS EXPLOSION - One hundred and forty years of progress from Elder to Elliott
$15.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 168 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.3 x 21.5. 1862563306

19800
HINTON, A. G.
SHELLS OF NEW GUINEA AND THE CENTRAL INDO-PACIFIC
$20.00 AUD

Robert Brown and Assoviates / Jacaranda Press. Port Moresby / Brisbane. 1972. 1st Ed. XVI, 94 PP with 6 figures, 2 maps & 44 colour plates on full-page. FEP: Map of Central Western Pacific. REP: Map of Papua New Guinea. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26 x 19.8. 0701681144

75056
HISCOCK, Eric C.
CRUISING UNDER SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1978. 7th reprint of the 1965 edition (original of 1950). XXII, 468 PP with 80 diagrams, plus 64 plates with b/w photos. REP: Standing and Running rigging of a Yawl (figure 80). Fp: A meet of the Royal Cruising Club. Hard covers, device (yacht under sail) engraved on front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23 x 15. 019217522X

The yacht and her gear. Seamanship and navigation...

74999
HMSO
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume I: SD 13
$20.00 AUD

Hydrographic Department, Admiralty. London. 1960. 5th edition of the 1918 original, S.D. No. 13. Advertisement to the Fifth edition, by Rear-Admiral E. G. Irving. Edited by Cmdr. W.B. MONK. XLIII, 298 PP with 10 figures, 7 tables and 35 views (9 coastal and 26 lighthouses), plus 1 folded Index Charts S.D.13, 6 colour plates on Depth Signals, Weather forecast and buoyage and 7 b/w plates with 11 maps. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Front cover with a few marks (speckles) and spine sunned. Contents very good. 24.2 x 15.2.

Comprising the southern coast of Australia from Cape Leewin to Cape Northumberland.

42462
HOLLAND, Francis Ross
LIGHTHOUSES
$20.00 AUD

MetroBooks / Friedman / Fairfax Publishers. New York. 1885. 1st US edition. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Sandy Hook lighthouse, New Jersey. Hard cover, dj. Part of the front cover of dust jacket lightly sunned.. Brief note on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 31.5 x 27.2. 9781567992014

History and development of these structures since antiquity. Lighthouses of the British Isles, the United States of America, Canada and the Caribbean.

21734
HOLLY, David C.
EXODUS 1947
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1995. 1st printing, revised edition of the 1969 original. XI, (3), 242 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 plan, and 53 bw photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.6 x 13. 1557503672

Biography of Old Bay Line steamer President Warfield. She went to war in 1942, was chartered as the Exodus by the Haganah in 1947 to bring 4500 survivors of the Holocaust to Palestine.

72549
HOPE, Anthony
The Remarkable CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY of Van Diemen's Land
$70.00 AUD

Anthony Hope. Hobart. 2020. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain Peter Martin. 180 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 30.5 x 21.5. 9780648954880

First Australian born Master Mariner. Whaling, Sealing ...

75226
HOPTON, Richard
A RELUCTANT HERO - The Life of Captain Robert Ryder, VC
$30.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Maritime. Barnley, UK. 2011 1st Ed. XVI, 224 PP with with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations (1 graph, 2 documents, 4 ink drawingsby Robert Ryder, and 34 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781848843707

Crossing on board the Tai-Mo-Shan, from Hong Kong to Dartmouth (1931-33). British Graham Land Expedition, on the Penola (1934-37). Campbeltown and Raid on St Nazaire 1942.

74906
HORDERN, Marsden
KING OF THE AUSTRALIAN COAST - The Work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst 1817-1822
$35.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 1997 original published by Miegunah Press. XX, (2), 441 PP with 6 illustrations and 7 maps, plus 36 pages with 45 b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Crease on front cover, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.4. 052285043X

Australian-born marine surveyor, godson of Arthur Phillip the first governor of New South Wales. Phillip Parker King charted most of the north-west coast of Australia during voyages carried out between 1817 and 1822. A most interesting work.

32228
HOUGH, Richard
MAN O'WAR - The Fighting Ship in History
$15.00 AUD

J.M. Dent. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 60 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0460043579

Evolution of the Man-of-War from the Ark Royal, an English galleon of 1587, to the US Battleship New Jersey of 1943.

63870
HUDDART PARKER LIMITED
WAR SERVICE OF THE MERCHANT NAVY - A Record of the Participation of the Men and Ships of Huddart Parker Ltd
$35.00 AUD

John D. Harris & Co. Melbourne. 1951. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans. 79 PP with head-pieces in colour and 33 b/w photos. House flag (in colour) on half title page. Cloth cover with gilt title and crest on front board. Name of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 29 x 22.5.

A tribute to the men who served during 1939/1945, together with a Roll of Honour.

37062
HUNT, William R.
TO STAND AT THE POLE - The Dr. Cook - Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy
$20.00 AUD

Stein and Day. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 288 PP, plus 18 pages with 21 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0812827732

Who was the first man to reach the North Pole.

37733
HYDE, Francis E.
SHIPPING ENTERPRISE AND MANAGEMENT 1830-1939 - Harrisons of Liverpool
$20.00 AUD

Liverpool University Press. Liverpool. 1967. 1st Ed. XX, 208 PP with 19 tables, plus 15 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Thomas Harrison (1815-1888). Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Top edge tinted. Dust jacket is a little rubbed /chipped around edges and in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 23.6 x 16.

68649
ILLUSTRATED LONDON NEWS [THE]
PICTURE RECORDS OF THE EUROPEAN WAR / SOUVENIRS DE LA GUERRE EUROPEENNE
$15.00 AUD

Newspaper Illustrations / The Illustrated London News & Sketch. London. 1917. 1st Ed. 12 b/w photographic plates selected from the Official Photographs of the French Government 1914-1917. All captions in English and French. Soft cover, illustrated front "Another One: Shells ... / Encore Un: Obus ...". Plates and covers bound with a tie. Covers with light wear/soiling, o/wise near fine. Oblong. 16.2 x 22.7.

Selection of official photographs of the French Government, 1914-1917 : Midnight Mass at Fort Douaumont, 24th December 1916 ... Verdun. Somme Front ... Destroyed Churches (Betheny, Arras, Reims).

15075
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
MATTHEW FLINDERS, Navigator and Chartmaker (In Two Volumes)
$750.00 AUD

Genesis Publications / Hedley Australia. London. 1986. De Luxe Edition limited to 500 copies and numbered (No. 249/550). Volume I: XXIV, 467 PP with 252 text illustrations plus 16 colour plates & 16 b/w plates. Fp: Flinders' Investigator and Baudin's Le Géographe, 8th April, 1802. Volume II: Matthew Flinders, Private Journal 1803-1814. VI, 366 PP. Fp: Chart of Isle of France or Mauritius. Handbound in quarter leather and master printed on archival paper, all edges gilt. Gilt decoration on front cover, spine with raised bands. The gilt lettering and gilt on decorations on spines have largely been lost. Cloth cover slipcase. Signed by the author. A near fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Large folio: 31 x 23. 0904351327

53572
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
FLINDERS AS CARTOGRAPHER
$5.00 AUD

Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1979. Chapter 6 of "Matthew Flinders: The Ifs of History" (published in 1979 by Flinders University of South Australia). 63 to 80 PP (recto only). Plastic cover, clear front, spiral bound. Near fine. 24 x 16.8.

Paper presented at the Matthew Flinders Bicentenary Symposium. Flinders as cartographer, by Geoffrey C. Ingleton, and read by Dr. R. L. Healthcote at the Symposium.

46818
INGRAM-BROWN, R. & BROWN, H.H. (editors)
BROWN'S NAUTICAL ALMANAC FOR 1974
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1973. 97th year of publication. 947 PP with tables and adverising materials, plus over 50 instruments, navigation schools... Card cover, cloth spine. Good. 22 x 14.2.

Tables/ Astronomical Ephemeris, Interpolation, Tide tables... Lists: Lights, Beacons and Buoys of the United Kingdom.

34091
IRVING, Lt.-Commander J.
BENDS, HITCHES, KNOTS & SPLICES
$25.00 AUD

Seeley Service & Co. London. 1953. 1st Ed., drawn from the Lonsdale volume Cruising & Ocean Racing. 66, (6 adv.) PP with tables and 113 figures. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22 x 14.

Practical knowledge of what is generally known as Boatswain's Work.

71227
JACKA, Fred & Eleanor
MAWSON'S ANTARCTIC DIARIES
$30.00 AUD

Susan Haynes Book / Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1991. 1st paperback edition of the 1988 original. L, 414 PP with 2 charts, 8 maps and b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, photos, sketches), plus 64 pages with 75 b/w and 13 colour photos. Fp: Portrait of Sir Douglas Mawson. Pictorial soft covers. Spine with light creases. Neat signature of previous owner at top of half title page. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 18.5. 9781863730228

Four expeditions to Antarctica led by Sir Douglas Mawson, Australia's greatest Antarctic explorer.

71519
JEAN, John
JERSEY SAILING SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

Phillimore. Chichester. 1982. 1st Ed. XIV, 178 PP plus 4 pages with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Types of sailing ship. Hard cover with dust jacket. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0850334640

List of 2000 Jersey ships dating from 1537 to the early 1900's with details of the ships, the captains and their families.

74447
JEFFERY, Timothy
SAIL - A Tribute to the World's Greatest Races, Sailors and their Boats
$25.00 AUD

Aurum Press. London. 2016. 1st edition, with a foreword by Sir Ben Ainslie. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: memorabilia. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Slight bump at lower corner of front board, o/wise fine. 27 x 26. 9781781315330

Pinnacles of Sailing, Offshore Races, Round-the-World-Races, Coastal/Inshore Races, The Sailors, The Boats ...

71896
JEFFREYS, Max
WRECK OF THE SYDNEY COVE
$20.00 AUD

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. XIV, 257 PP with 14 maps with 11 head pieces, 5 bw illust., and 14 maps. Eps: map of S.E. of New Holland and Van Diemen's Land. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 23.7 x 17.5. 1864363029

The epic story of the shipwrecked crew and their heroic journey from Preservation Island to Port Jackson in 1797.

15118
JENNINGS, Eric
MANSFIELDS, Transport and Distribution in South-East Asia
$30.00 AUD

Meridian Communications (Sea). Singapore. 1973. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w & colour illust. FEP: View of Singapore in 1861. REP: Map of Singapore in 1881. Decorated hard cover with chipped dust jacket (now in a protective sleeve). Light foxing on endpapers and around outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 27.3 x 17.

An Eastern shipping house which started as a shipchandlery in the 1870's and became a great shipping agency with diverse interests in transport & distribution.

50433
JENNINGS, M. J.
THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA
$30.00 AUD

Hill of Content. Melbourne. 1967. 1st Ed. Envelope / folder containing: 2 booklets of 32 pages each, 3 folded broadsheets, 1 folded plan of the Endeavour with a portrait of Captain Cook, 3 folded charts, 5 folded maps and 4 reproduction Life in the Navy. Contained in an illustrated cardboard envelope. Near fine. Oblong: 21.7 x 33.

A collection of contemporary documents. Booklets: Discovery of Australia, and Extracts from the journals of Abel Tasman, William Dampier and James Cook. Broadsheets: Abel Tasman, William Dampier and Matthew Flinders. Maps: Hessell Gerritz 1631 - Robert de Vaugondy 1756 - Laurie & Whittle 1799 - Matthew Flinders 1800 - Phillip Parker King 1825....

74790
JOHNSTON, N.C.
ROMANTIC CAPE BARREN (in Walkabout Magazine - Vol.13, No.2 - December 1946)
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1946. Contains article from P.20 to 21 with one b/w map. Pictorial soft covers with light wear and staples removed. Very good. 30 x 24.

Other articles: Broken Hill Today, New Holland, Early Dutch Explorations in Australia by Myra Drummond, The Striated Grass-Wren, Brush-Box of the Jungle.

21685
KAEPPLER, Adrienne L. (editor)
COOK VOYAGE ARTIFACTS, in Leningrad, Berne and Florence Museums
$100.00 AUD

Bishop Museum Press. Honolulu, Hawaii. 1978. Bernice P. Bishop Museum Special Publication No. 66. X, 186 PP with 9 colour (8 on full page) and 251 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): plate with Hawaiian objects. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine condition. Scarce. 28 x 21.5. 091024023X

The James Cook collection in the Museum of Anthropology and Ethnography, Leningrad. The Webber collection, Berne. Notes on an Ethnographic collection made during the Third Voyage of Cook and preserved until the end of the last century in the Royal Museum of Physics and Natural History in Florence.

71665
KAHRE, Georg
THE LAST TALL SHIPS, Gustaf Erikson and the Aland Sailing Fleets 1872-1947
$35.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1978. 1st Australian edition of the 1948 Swedish original. Edited by Basil Greenhill. 208 PP with 202 b/w illustrations. Fp: 4-masted barque Viking under sail. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly sunned around spine. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 26 x 21. 0858352818

40311
KEATING, Bern
VOYAGES OF THE ROYAL VIKINGS
$50.00 AUD

Royal Viking Line. San Francisco. 1985. 1st Ed., introduced by Horace Sutton. (2), 190 PP with 8 sketch maps and 173 colour photos by Harvey Lloyd. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Cloth slipcase. Fine. Large format: 34.8 x 27.3.

The world of Royal Viking Line: Alaska/Canada - Canada / New England - Panama Canal / Caribbean / Mexico - Northern Europe - Mediterranean - South Pacific - Southeast Asia - China / Orient.

34401
KENDERDINE, Sarah
TE WAKA MAORI - Maori Canoe in New Zealand prehistory: reconstruction from an archaeological perspective including oral and historical evidence. (in A.I.M.A. Bulletin - Volume 15, No.2, 1991)
$20.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1991. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 87 PP, contains article from P.29 to 36 with 4 figures (1 engraving and 3 sets of drawings). Illustrated card cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Other articles: The Last Voyage of the Day Dawn Wreck, by Geoff Kimpton & Graeme Henderson, The Kangaroo Island Shipwreck Survey and Community Involvement, by Robert McKinnon,...

75223
KENERY, Russell
CURIOUS VOYAGES - A Collection of Astoundingly True Tales
$50.00 AUD

Love the Pen. Red Hill, Vic. 2019 1st edition with forward by Simon McKeon, AO. 172 PP with colour illustrations: sketch maps by Robin Griffiths and paintings by Andrew Murray. Eps: 15 drawings of sailing crafts. Hard covers, illustrated back. Flyer loosely inserted. Signed by the author on page 1. Fine. 24 x 19.

15 of these "Tales". St Brendan, Batavia ... HMS Adventure and Tobias Furneaux ... On her Beam-Ends & Ice Bird, by David Lewis.

40173
KERR, William (editor)
KERR'S MELBOURNE ALMANAC, and Port Phillip Directory for 1841
$25.00 AUD

Lansdown Slattery & Company. Melbourne. No date. Facsimile reprint of the 1841 original. 261, (3), (28 adverts.) PP with many tables. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (spine faded). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14.2. 0868330116

A compendium of useful and accurate information connected with Port Phillip... Shipping Arrivals and Departures 5th December 1839 to 11th December 1840...

66535
KISIC, Anica, SALAMON, Velimir et al.
EXPERIENCE OF THE BOAT - Wooden Shipbuilding Heritage in Croatia
$50.00 AUD

Maritime Museum Dubrovnik Dubrovnik. c. 2000. 1st edition limited to 500 copies. Edited by Velimir Salamon. 71 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Dubrovnik Maritime Museum. Maritime History of Croatian Adriatic ... Shipbuilding ... Reconstruction projects.

20741
KLACHKO, Mary & TRASK, David F.
ADMIRAL WILLIAM SHEPHERD BENSON, First Chief of Naval Operations
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1987. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 268 PP with 34 bw photos. Fp: Portrait of Admiral William Shepherd Benson. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0870210351

He led the US Navy during WWI and later on (1920-1928) attempted to create and maintain a strong American merchant marine.

43720
KNECHT, G. Bruce
THE PROVING GROUND - The inside story of the 1998 Sydney to Hobart Race
$20.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 2001. 4th printing of the 1st edition. (8), 295 PP with 1 map and 1 plan, plus 16 pages with 46 b/w photos. Fp: Map of the Sydney to Hobart yacht race course. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 15.6. 0316499552

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.

67257
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
THE TWILIGHT OF SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson / Hutchinson of Australia. London / Melbourne. 1978. 1st Ed. 192 PP, with 120 b/w photos. Title spread: Furling the fore course in a storm aboard the Garthsnaid. FEP: The barque King Malcolm in dry dock at Montevideo, 1896. REP: Bristol docks in the nineteenth century. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19. 0091353009

A celebration in pictures of the full-rigged ocean flyers of the latter half of the 19th century.

50727
KWAN, Elizabeth
FLAG AND NATION: Australians and their National Flags since 1901
$25.00 AUD

University of New South Wales Press. Sydney. 2006. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26 x 18. 0868405671

16512
LABOUTE, P., MAGNIER, Y.
UNDERWATER GUIDE TO NEW CALEDONIA
$25.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1979. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 171 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards a little rubbed around edges. Signature on FFEP, o/wise very good. 18.7 x 13.2. 2857001029

Descriptions of the most representative types of flora & fauna found amongst the swamps, mangroves, coral reefs, ... of New Caledonia.

12001
LAL, Brij V. (editor)
PACIFIC ISLANDS HISTORY, Journeys and Transformations
$25.00 AUD

Journal of Pacific History. Canberra. 1994. Reprint of 1992 opriginal. Preface by Daniel Denoon. XIV, 258 PP with 12 line drawings. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959547762

14 "essays", presented at the workshop held in Canberra , A.N.U. to mark the 40 years of the formal discipline of Pacific Islands historians.

20852
LANSDELL, Avril
CANAL ARTS AND CRAFTS, In memory of Howard Lansdell
$15.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1997. Reprint of the 1994 original. No. 300 in the Shire Album series. 32 PP with 56 bw illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 20.9 x 14.8. 0747802335

52160
LARKIN, John (compiler)
BRISBANE LADIES. The Story of the ships that founded Moreton Bay and Brisbane's History: May 1770 - May 1846
$25.00 AUD

Author. Brisbane. c. 1990. 1st Ed. (10), 59 PP with 2 maps and 8 drawings (ship types), plus 2 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28.5 x 21.

Ship details (pages 1 to 19): H.M. Alligator to William. Shipping Arrivals and Departures Moreton Bay (pages 20 to 59): HM Barque Endeavour 17 May 1770 to schooner Jane, 29 May 1846.

71273
LAVERY, Brian
IN WHICH THEY SERVED : The Royal Navy Officer Experience in the Second World War
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 2008. 1st US Ed. 384 PP with b/w illustrations and maps in text, Index, Bibliography & Notes, plus 32 pages with 58 b/w photos/plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781591144014

37602
LAWSON, Will
IN BEN BOYD'S DAY
$30.00 AUD

New Century Press. Sydney. 1939. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Cloth cover. Spine sunned, light wear, some foxing, renewed endpapers. Very good. 18.7 x 12.5.

Novel based on Ben Boyd's life, achievements... to his ultimate death on Guadalcanal Island.

69082
LAXON, W. A., DICK, H. W., FARQUHAR, I. J. & STEVENS, T. S.
HUDDART PARKER: A Famous Australasian Shipping Company, 1876-1961
$30.00 AUD

Melbourne. 2008. Nautical Association of Australia. 1st Ed. XII, 236 PP with b/w illustrations (8 portraits, 3 posters and 124 photos, 113 of ships). Inside covers: advertising material. Pictorial soft cover, partly sunned as is the spine. An other wise fine copy. 25 x 17.6. 9780975689615

57049
LAZARUS, Sarah
TROUBLED WATERS - The Changing Fortunes of Whales and Dolphins
$20.00 AUD

CSIRO. Melbourne. 2006. 1st Australian edition of the 2006 UK original. VI, 210 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 10 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.5 x 13.5. 0643093893

75518
LEATHER, John
COLIN ARCHER AND THE SEAWORTHY DOUBLE-ENDER
$50.00 AUD

Waterside Publications Ltd. Cornwall. 1995. Reprint of the 1979 US edition. 174 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (photos, plans). Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 0877420866

Part I: Colin Archer and his Designs. Part II: Boats in the Archer Tradition.

12984
LECKY, S. T. S. & COBB, Commander G. (editors)
WRINKLES IN PRACTICAL NAVIGATION
$150.00 AUD

George Philip & Son. London. 1956. 23rd revised edition. XXXVI, (4), 490 PP with tables and over 131 figures. Cloth covers, decoration and title on front cover and spine. Sellotape marks on endpapers, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 16.

75174
LEE, F.H. (editor)
THE LURE OF THE SEA - Sea Lore of To-Day and Yesterday
$20.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1925. 1st Ed. No.21 in the Cogito Ergo Sum series of the Harrap Library. (2), 259 PP. Fp: Wood-cut by Harry Clarke. Cloth covers, title on spine and a decoratd front board. Slight ageing of paper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 18 x 12.5.

59288
LEEK, Bob
SAIL TRADERS OF PORT PHILLIP AND VICTORIA - Volume II
$30.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Newport, Victoria. 2009. 1st Ed. 155 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.7. 9780980590210

75198
LEONARD, Beth A.
FOLLOWING SEAS - A Voyage of Discovery
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2000. 1st UK edition. X, 252, (10) PP with 98 colour illustrations: 1 watercolour of "Silk", 2 plans of "Silk" and 95 photos (14 of them as headpieces). Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 25.8 x 19. 9780713657661

A 3 years circumnavigation (April 1992 to May 1995) on board the ketch "Silk": Newport to the Caribbean Islands, Pacific, Indian Ocean...

75297
LESCHENAULT, Théodore
THE FRENCH COLLECTOR - Journal and Letters of Theodore Leschenault, Botanist of the Baudin Expedition
$50.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Publishing. Crawley, W.A. 2023 1st Australian edition. Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Paul Gibbard. X, 342, (4) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of "Leschenault travels, May 1801 - April 1802" and a portrait of Leschenault aboard the Géographe", by Charles-Alexandre Lesueur. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition), 23.5 x 15.7. 9781760802165

Biography of 28 of his shipmates. Chapter 3: Arrival on coast of New Holland, discovery of Geographe Bay... Chapter 5: Passage from Timor to D'Entrecasteaux Channel... Maria Island , Banks Strait and Western Port. ...

75193
LEWIS, David & GEORGE, Mimi
ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA
$20.00 AUD

W.W. Norton & Co. New York. 1988. 1st American Edition. XIV, 242 PP with 2 maps & 3 figures, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on a cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Very good. 24 x 15.8. 0393024873

The 1982-1984 expedition to the southern polar ice-cap, on board the yacht Dick Smith Explorer.

19322
LEWIS, Tom
WRECKS IN DARWIN WATERS
$20.00 AUD

Turton & Armstrong. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. VIII, 97 PP with 45 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Darwin waters. Inside rear cover: Timor Sea and Van Diemen Gulf. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 908031459

Stories of misadventure, war, accident & storms which sent ships & aircraft to the bottom.

18988
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS ALONG THE GIPPSLAND COAST
$15.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Geelong. 1985. 7th edition of the 1968 original. 82, (10) PP with Appendices, Indexes & 1 map, plus 20 pages with 37 b/w illust. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 14.5. 0909244278

49621
LONEY, Jack
MYSTERIES OF THE BASS STRAIT TRIANGLE
$15.00 AUD

Neptune Press. Geelong. 1980. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 15.2. 0909131538

Shipwrecks, casualties and disasters in the waters of Bass Strait (in the air or at sea).

72124
LONEY, Jack
THE LOCH ARD DISASTER
$15.00 AUD

Jack Loney / Ken Jenkin. Geelong. 1970. 1st edition. (2), 50 PP with b/w illustrations (1 sketch map, 1 map and 30 photos, portraits, and prints). Inside front cover: Gorge Entrance from Tom Pearce's cave. Inside back cover: Captain Gibbs. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.5.

Wrecked on Mutton Bird Island near Port Campbell on 1st June, 1878.

70414
LORD, Walter
DAY OF INFAMY
$20.00 AUD

Longmans, Green and Co. London. 1957. 1st UK edition. (X), 243 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 plan and 49 b/w photos. FEP: The last instant of Peace, Pearl Harbor, 7.55 A.M. Dec. 7, 1941. REP: Route of the Japanese attack. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Outside edges with signs of ageing and foxing spots. Very good. 22 x 14.2.

Pearl Harbour, December 7th 1941.

46006
LOVE, Don
SHIPWRECKS ON THE EAST GIPPSLAND COAST
$35.00 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. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 097507010X

74356
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. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 097507018

75425
LUCAS, Anna
MERTZ AND ME BY BASILISK: Adventures of an Antarctic-sledge dog
$25.00 AUD

Fineline Studios. Melbourne. 2018. 2nd edition of the 2014 original. VI, 70 PP with 1 crayon drawing and 23 b/w illustrations (1 Map, 10 photos ad 12 drawings). Inside front cover: Arrival, "Sea Ice" in colour. Inside back cover: The Departure "Mertz, Mawson and Ninnis". Stiff covers with illustrations. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780992562304

Dr Xavier Mertz from Switzerland and his dog Basilisk, and the Australian Antarctic Expedition led by Douglas Mawson.

17614
MacKENZIE, Gordon (Editor)
THE COMPASS, A Magazine of the Sea - Vol.L, No.2, 1980
$15.00 AUD

Mobil Oil. New York. 1980. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (Olivebank, colour painting by Hans Skaalegaard). Very good. 30.5 x 22.7.

Wijsmuller B V, by M.J. Collins. Over 150 shipwrecks located on the coasts of the West Indies Island of "Dominica", including the galleons of the Spanish treasure fleet of 1567, by Steve Voynick. John Williams, Seadog Apostle of the South Seas, by Paul Brock. AMVER, Computerized life saving, by Raymond Schuessler.

50582
MacKENZIE, Gordon (Editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. L, No.1, 1980)
$15.00 AUD

Mobil Oil. New York. 1980. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (Transglobe Expedition Ship "Benjamin Bowring". Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Transglobe expedition: 1979-1982, by M.J. Collins. The T.W. Nelson seismic Vessel. Hellenic Shipyards founded by Stavros Niarchos. Windjammer "Peking" at South Street Museum. Sailing in 1927 from Sydney to Los Angeles on the schooner Thistle.

74982
MacKENZIE, Gordon (Editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. L, No.3, 1980
$15.00 AUD

Mobil Oil. New York. 1980. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (The "Cutty Sark" oil painting by Brian P. Bloundele). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

HMG (Hinrich Martin Gehrckens): 150th anniversary of this German shipping company. Maritime Numismatics, by Raymond Schuessler. Willem Schouten, First Man around Cape Horn, by Roger Clancy. A Beautiful Little Galleon "Golden Hind II", Replica of Drake's Famous Ship, by Elizabeth Goodman.

74983
MacKENZIE, Gordon (Editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LI, No.1, 1981)
$15.00 AUD

Mobil Oil. New York. 1981. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (The "Thermopylae" & "Cutty Sark" painting by Christian Spurling). Initials at top corner of front cover. Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Sud Americana de Vapores: the growth of the Chilean Steamship Line. The Lighthouse at Minot's Ledge, by Peg Connolly Schwabel. Fireboats of the Port of New York, by Francis James Duffy. Monterey's Colossal Tidepool: A natural ecological Museum, by Mark E. Gibson.

74990
MacKENZIE, Gordon (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LV, No.3, 1985
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1985. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (Top sail schooner "Lila Dan"). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Pages 1 to 9 with 4 b/w and 22 colour illustrations (2 maps and 20 photos): J. Lauritzen A/S, celebrating 101st anniversary on 15th April 1985. Disaster in the Santa Barbara Channel, by Leo Rosenhouse. Sail vs Steam, by Francis Donnell.

74991
MacKENZIE, Gordon (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LVI, No.1 - 1986
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1986. 44 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (China Tea Clipper "Fiery Cross"). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Helmut Bastian Shipping Company from Germany. The Deepstar 4000 by Louis S. Schafer. ... The Waratah, by Captain C.J. Harris ...

74992
MacKENZIE, Gordon (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LVI, No.2 - 1986
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1986. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (the "Thomas Stephens"). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

"K" Line -Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. Ambergris - Whale's Pearl, by Walter C. Pitch. ... Ancient Ships & Iron Men (Mothball Fleets: Liberty Ships, Victory Ships, T2 Tankers ...), by Captain Water Jaffee.

74993
MacKENZIE, Gordon (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LVII, No.1 - 1987
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1987. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front ("Ansett Airlines"). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Ansett Transport Industries Limited (8 pages). Missing and Presumed Down! , Amelia Erhart (11 pages), by Cdr. H.M. Anthony, USCG. The Romance of Tea, by Walter W. Jaffee.

75127
MALONEY, Elbert S.
CHAPMAN : PILOTING, SEAMANSHIP AND SMALL BOAT HANDLING.
$25.00 AUD

Hearst Marine Books / Motor Boating & Sailing. New York. 1980. 2nd printing in December 1980 of the 54th edition. (8), over 640 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (maps, sketches, photos), plus 16 pages of colour illustrations (rules of the Road, buoyage, flags...). Title page: portrait of Charles F. Chapman. FEP: Charts and Aids to Navigation. REP: Marlinspike seamanship. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 29.4 x 22. 0910990468

Equipment and regulations - Rules of the Road... Compass - Charts - 17 pages of illustrated nautical dictionary. 47th year of publication.

20334
MANNING, Captain T.D.
THE BRITISH DESTROYER
$15.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 148 PP, plus 70 pages with 1 plan and 135 b/w photos. Fp: Hornet and Diamond on their trials. Cloth cover. Some speckling around edges and spine of covers. Internally contents fine. 25.4 x 19.5.

Their names, builders, development. The various classes: River, Tribals, G, H, I,... V, W... Weapon, Hunt, ..

70497
MARC, Joel, RAMBEAU, Marc & BLACKMAN, Ross
CRUISING IN NEW CALEDONIA - A guide to the harbours and anchorages ...
$65.00 AUD

Nouméa Yacht Charters / Club Marine Services Pty. Ltd. Nouma / Brighton, Vic. 1989. 1st English edition, translated from the French original by Club Marine Services. 380 PP with numerous maps and plans, b/w and colour photos. Stiff covers with a crease on back cover, pictorial front. Occasional foxing, with foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28 x 21. 2950853021

Details of over 170 anchorages.

30973
MARENCHES, Count De, & OCKRENT, Christine
THE EVIL EMPIRE - The Third World War Now
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1988. 1st UK edition of the 1986 French original Dans le Secret des Princes, translated by Simon Lee and Jonathan Marks. XIII, 190 PP with 7 maps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0283994916

The author was head of the French Military Intelligence/Secret Service for 11 years. Coups d'état, containment of Communist threats... The Greenpeace affair.

67710
MARIN-MARIE
WIND ALOFT, WIND ALOW
$15.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1945. December 1945 reprint of the October 1945 original. VIII, 322 PP with 4 drawings and a tail piece (The Blue Water Medal), plus 24 pages with 24 b/w illustrations (5 paintings by the author and 19 b/w photos). Fp: Yacht Winnibelle. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed and chipped and small piece missing on spine. Signature on FFEP. Very good. 20.5 x 14.

Single-handed crossing of the North Atlantic on a power boat and under sail, pre WWII, by a painter commissioned by the French Navy.

67259
MARSDEN, Peter
SEALED BY TIME - The Loss and Recovery of the Mary Rose
$35.00 AUD

The Mary Rose Trust Ltd. Portsmouth, UK. 2003. 1st Ed. XIV, 194 PP with 18 headpieces and 140 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 22 colour plates. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0954402901

69981
MARSH, Bryn J. & ALMOND, Sue
THE HOME PORT: Bootle, the Blitz and the Battle of the Atlantic
$15.00 AUD

Metropolitan Borough of Sefton. Sefton, UK. 1993. 1st ed., with a foreword by Joe Benton. (5), III, 72 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 095213120X

30397
MARSHALL, Chris
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS - The History and Specifications of over 1200 Ships
$15.00 AUD

Blitz Editions. London. 1995. 1st English edition of the 1994 Italian original Navi e Velieri. Edited by Chris Marshall. 288 PP with 1 b/w photo, 2 colour photos, 3 colour paintings and over 1200 full-colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.7 x 23.8. 1856052885

From the first British submarine A1 to the Japanese aircraft carrier Zuikaku.

32428
MARTIN, Captain Henry Byam
THE POLYNESIAN JOURNAL OF CAPTAIN HENRY BYAM MARTIN, R.N., in Command of HMS GRAMPUS - 50 guns at Hawaii and on station in Tahiti and the Society Islands August 1846 to August 1847
$15.00 AUD

Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem, Massachusetts. 1981. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, over 36 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 20 colour paintings by author. Fp: portrait of Captain Martin. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is a little rubbed and has a few small nicks, o/wise a near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5. 0875770606

The sojourn of one year (the fatal one), in which the French subjugated the Tahitians by bloody force and made the island a protectorate of France.

36239
MARTIN, Christopher
DAMN THE TORPEDOES! - The Story of America's First Admiral: David Glasgow Farragut
$15.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. (VIII), 280 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket slightly soiled. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.7. 200716220

Joined the US Navy in 1810, when only 10 years old. War of 1812 against England. Civil war and capture of New Orleans...

73982
MASON, Cuthbert F.
DEEP SEA RACING
$20.00 AUD

Phoenix House Ltd. London. 1953. 1st Ed. Foreword by Uffa Fox. 192, (1 errata) PP with 24 figures. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 23 x 14.5.

75356
MASSELMAN, George
THE ATLANTIC: Sea of Darkness
$15.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York. 1969. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 70 b/w illustrations: charts & maps, drawings & sketches, prints & photos. Library binding. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ex Library with stamps on half-title and title-page and sellotape marks, a little occasional foxing, otherwise contents are near fine. 25 x 17.2.

18079
MATTINGLY, Garrett
THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA
$15.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1959. Second impression of October 1959. 382 PP with 2 maps plus 16 pages with 20 bw illust. Fp: Queen Elizabeth I, the Armada Portrait. Eps: The track of the Spanish Armada. Hard cover: marbled boards and cloth spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing of first and last pages, and on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 16.

Operations of 1587 & 1588. Battles along the South Coast of Cornwall and England: 29th July to 9th of August 1588.

33827
MAWER, Granville Allen
AHAB'S TRADE - The Saga of South Seas Whaling
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. XIV, 393 PP with head & tail pieces, 6 maps, 12 b/w photos and 20 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 13 colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1864485795

Rise and fall of the whaling industry in the Pacific.

74974
MAY, W. L.
An Illustrated Index of TASMANIAN SHELLS, with 47 plates and 1052 Species
$40.00 AUD

John Vail, Government Printer Tasmania. Hobart. 1923. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 47 plates with 1052 b/w illustrations. Soft covers with light wear, title on front cover, staples. Near fine. 22 x 14.3.

69190
MAYS, Nicole
INDUSTRIOUS, INNOVATIVE, ALTRUISTIC: The 20th Century Boat Builders of Battery Point
$85.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2017. 1st edition with a foreword by John Lucas. 366, (2), (4 blank) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Newspaper clipping on launch of book, loosely inseted. Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 9780992366049

43530
MccGWIRE, Michael (editor)
SOVIET NAVAL DEVELOPMENTS - Context and Capability
$20.00 AUD

Dalhousie University. Halifax, Nova Scotia. 1973. 1st Ed., Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Department of Political Science. X, 467 PP. Soft cover. Covers somewhat sunned, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21.5.

A collection of 31 papers relating to Russia's maritime interests presented at a seminar in October 1972.

14819
McGUINNESS, Rory
AUSTRALIA'S GIANT PEARLS, Treasures of Surpassing Beauty, the World's Biggest Cultured Pearls Come from the Waters off our North Coast [in Australian Geographic, No. 35, 1994]
$15.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 1994. Issue 35, July-September 1994. 10th Anniversary Commemorative Issue. Contains article pages 40 to 61 with 1 b/w photo and 34 colour illustrations (1 map and 33 photos), plus a folded plate in colour "The making of an Australian pearl". Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

75326
McINTYRE, Perry
FREE PASSAGE - The Reunion of Irish Convicts and their Families in Australia, 1788-1852
$100.00 AUD

Irish Academic Press. Dublin. 2011. 1st Ed. XXIV, 344 PP with 24 tables and b/w illustrations: 1 drawing, 12 graphs, 7 documents (on 13 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 24 x 16. 97800716531005

53694
McKENNA, Tim & DUFAU, Guillaume
TEAHUPOO - Tahiti's Mythic Wave
$50.00 AUD

White Star/Au Vent des Iles. Vercelli, Italy. 2007. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by Ross and Gillian McKenna, and Denis Lagoeyte. Preface by Jack McCoy. No pagination, 188 PP with 13 b/w and 159 colour photos. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. As new. Oblong: 24.2 x 34.8.

52542
McMAHON, Libby and John
EXPLORING THE SOUTH LAND. Tasmania emerges from Terra Australis Incognita
$15.00 AUD

Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Hobart. 2006. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Colin Denny. VIII, 68 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, maps, plans). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 23 x 30. 9780975723722

73648
MEADE, Lieut. The Hon. Herbert
A RIDE THROUGH THE DISTURBED DISTRICT OF NEW ZEALAND; Together with some account of the SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS.
$360.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1870. 1st edited by his brother R.H. Meade with a preface (including a letter by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand). XII, 375 PP with 18 cuts (b/w illustrations), plus 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded) and 3 chromolithographic plates. Fp (in colour): "Geyser, Boiling Cataracts, and Steam-Jets on the Waikato". Rebacked copy with new endpapers. Half bound covers retaining the original cloth and the spine pasted down on leather spine. Ageing of paper. Copy lacking the colour plate "Gate Pah Redoubt, Tauranga", facing page 9. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 16.

... being selections from the Journals and Letters of Lieut. The Honorable Herbert Meade, R.N. The author served (1864, 1865) on "HMS Curaçoa" and "HMS Esk". Ingleton catalogue No. 5476.

61334
MEGAW, J. V. S. (editor)
EMPLOY'D AS A DISCOVERER - Papers Presented at the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Historical Symposium, Sutherland Shire, 1-3 May, 1970
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1971. 1st edition. Foreword by A. T. Gietzelt. 142 PP with 1 figure, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations. Errata page loosely inserted. Half-title page: vignette with Coat-of-Arms (James Cook's widow and descendants). FEP: Sketch plan of Botany Bay. REP: Plan of the entrance of Endeavour River. Hard cover, dj. The Sutherland Shire's band in position. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0589071009

Cook: The Navigator by J.C. Beaglehole - The bark Endeavour and life aboard her, by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. Cook and the Aborigines, by J.V.S. Megaw ....

50585
MERCER, Peter
A MOST DANGEROUS OCCUPATION. Whaling, Whalers and the Bayleys: Runnymede's Maritime Heritage
$25.00 AUD

National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Hobart. 2002. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dr. Marion Myhill. XIV, 82 PP with 1 map, 2 facsimiles of documents, 16 b/w and 18 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0958024405

73349
MICHEL, Ernest
A TRAVERS L'HEMISPHERE SUD OU MON SECOND VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - Tome III: Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Queensland, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Australie du Sud, Ile Maurice, Ile de la Réunion, les Seychelles, Aden, Palestine, Egypte
$225.00 AUD

Victor Palmé, Editeur. Paris. 1890. 1st Ed. Vol III: (4), XVI, 366 PP with 36 drawings, plus 30 b/w plates and 1 folded map. Cloth cover, gilt decorated covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. French text. Top part (6.5 cms) of the free fly of the blank front endpaper has been cut out. Occasional foxing. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. French text. 22 x 14.5

Vol. III: New South Wales (pages 1 to 62), Queensland (pages 63 to 82), New Caledonia (pages 89 to 160), South Australia, Mauritius (pages 185 to 203), Reunion Island (pages 205 to 214), Seychelles (215 to 221), Aden, Palestine and Egypt. Ferguson: 12556c.

22044
MILGATE, Brian & Alison
THE COCHIN CONNECTION - Two against the Drug Trade: A True Story
$15.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 250 PP with 1 map (Southern India) & 1 plan (Cochin district) in text plus 8 pages with 14 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0701130113

In 1983, two young Australians were caught with their yacht in a drug ring based in Cochin, Kerala state, India.

36301
MILLER, William H. Jr.
THE GREAT LUXURY LINERS 1927-1954 - A Photographic Record
$15.00 AUD

Dover Publications. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 163 PP with 186 b/w photos. Title spread: Queen Mary. Pictorial card cover. Covers rubbed with some creases, o/wise near fine. 29.8 x 22.5. 0486240568

56233
MITCHELL, Chris & DIXON, Geoff (editors)
WWII - 60TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES (in The Australian)
$30.00 AUD

News Limited & Qantas. Sydney. 2005. Special 13-Part Commemorative series. A total of 228 PP with b/w and colour photos. Each issue with pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 30 x 22.

Part 1: The Bomb. Part 2: Battle of Britain. Part 3: Pearl Harbour. Part 4: Stalingrad. Part 5: D-Day. Part 6: Fall of Berlin. Part 7: Australia's War. Part 8: Home Front. Part 9: Singapore. Part 10: El Alamein. Part 11: Battle of the Coral Sea Part 12: Kokoda and New Guinea. Part 13: Peace.

71150
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume III
$90.00 AUD

Spottiswoode & Co. London. 1876. Vol. III, August 1876, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette" Daily Newspaper. 4 (adverts.), (4), VIII, 223 PP, (1 adverts). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers a little rubbed around edges (shelf wear) and lightly soiled. Contents near fine. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.

A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide. December 1875 to August 1876.

74961
MITCHELL, W. H. & SAWYER, L. A.
THE OCEANS, THE FORTS AND THE PARKS - Merchant Shipbuilding for British Account in North America during World War II
$45.00 AUD

Sea Breezes. Liverpool. 1966. 1st Ed., in the Wartime Standard Ships series, Volume Two. IX, 58 PP with b/w photos and ship profiles by John S. Lindsay. Pictorial laminated boards with wear around edges. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 19.

67233
MITCHENER, E. A. (Ted)
ICE IN THE RIGGING - Ships of the Antarctic, 1699-1937
$75.00 AUD

Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Hobart. 2015. 1st edition by Peter Boyer and Graeme Broxam. Foreword by Patrick G. Quilty. XXII, 353 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, ribbon bookmark, dj. Signed by Colin Denny, President of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania / Publisher, on page VI. Fine (mint condition). 26.8 x 21.8. 9780646934556

16147
MOREL-FATIO, L.
ETUDES DE MARINE POSITIVE, Dessinées et Gravées à l'Eau-Forte
$50.00 AUD

Editions de l'Estran. Douarnenez. 1982. 1st Ed. 121 PP with 43 plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt device on front board, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. Oblong: 25 x 31.5. 2903707053

Morel-Fatio was a man of the sea. He took part in the French Navy's landing in Algiers in 1830 and the Crimean War. He was a naval architect, a seaman and probably one of the best known French marine artists.

56364
MORRIS, Roger
PACIFIC SAIL - Four Centuries of Western Ships in the Pacific
$20.00 AUD

David Bateman. Auckland. 1987. 1st Ed. 192 PP, with charts, drawings & paintings in b/w & colour. Fp: Windjammers in Auckland Harbour. Eps: Drawings of a caravel and of a Dutch sail ship. Hard cover, dj. Hinges at head of spine split on 1 cm. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0908610688

Ships which have sailed the Pacific since the arrival of Magellan.

56071
MORTON, Harry
THE WHALE'S WAKE
$40.00 AUD

University of Otago Press. Dunedin. 1982. 1st Ed. 396 PP with tail pieces by Peggy Morton, plus 40 pages with 108 b/w illustrations. FEP: Australasia whaling grounds. REP: Whaling harbours & shore station locations of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears at top. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 15.4. 0908569297

Whaling in New Zealand waters from 1792 to the late 1850's, its impact on Maori culture and the shaping of the NZ character.

30677
MORVAN, F.
LEGENDS OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Crescent Books. New York. 1980. 1st English edition, translated from the French by David Macrae. 200, (6) PP with 15 b/w illust., plus 32 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.5 x 20. 517307073

The origin of the sea - Waves & Currents - Sea bed - Stars - Storms...

75105
MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord
THE DESOLATE ANTARCTIC
$15.00 AUD

The Travel Book Club. London. c. 1950. Book Club edition of the 1950 original. Foreword by Andvords Hut. XVI, 172 PP, plus 8 pages with 6 b/w photos. FEp: Map of Antarctica. REP: 2 maps of "Overland expeditions" & "Flying expeditions over Graham Land". Hard covers, title on dulled spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.

Short account of Antarctic explorers and the men fighting the elements for the sake of scientific investigation or hazardous adventure.

57601
MOUROT, Suzanne & JONES, Paulette
THE GREAT SOUTHLAND - Treasures of the Mitchell and Dixson Libraries and Dixson Galleries
$15.00 AUD

Sun Academy Series. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. 28.5 x 21.5. 0725103345

Over 100 b/w or colour reproductions showing the extensive range of these magnificent collections.

68670
MUMBY, Frank A. (editor)
THE GREAT WORLD WAR - A HISTORY (complete set of 9 Volumes with 27 Issues)
$450.00 AUD

The Gresham Publishing Company. London. 1915 /1922. 1st edition. Set of 9 Volumes in 27 Issues for a total of 3126 pages with b/w illustrations, plus a 4 pages "Roll of Honour" (in colour), 27 b/w portraits (some with tissue guard paper) and 35 coloured maps and plans (few folded) . Vol. I (issues I to III), 1915: (6), 336, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 9 coloured maps and plans. Vol. II (issues IV to VI), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 2 coloured maps. Vol. III (issues VII to IX), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 b/w portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans). Vol. IV issues X to XII), 1916: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List opf Plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. V (issues XIII to XV), 1917: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 4 coloured maps and plans. Vol. VI (issues XVI to XVIII), 1917: (6), 336, (8 " Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits, 4 coloured maps and a 4 pages coloured "Roll of Honour 1914 - 191. Vol. VII (issues XIX to XXI), 1919: (6), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps. Vol. VIII (issues XXII to XXIV): (2), 336, (8 "Title page, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits (misbound) and 2 coloured maps. Vol. IX (issues XXV to XXII), 1920: (6), 344, (10 "Title page, Preface, Contents, List of plates") with b/w illustrations, plus 3 portraits and 3 coloured maps (1 portrait and 1 map are misbound). Card covers, illustrated front in colour, cloth spine with Title and No. of Issue. Except for a small sticker on front cover of issues XXV and XXVII, and 5 misbound plates, this set is complete and in a very fine condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25 x 18.5.

Preface of Volume IX starts: "The present volume completes a task ...". Front covers with the Coat of Arms of France, Great Britain, Russia, Serbia, Japan and Belgium.

75352
MURRAY, Sandra, COMERFORD, Vincent, MANERA, Brad & MAXWELL-STEWART, Hamish
ESCAPE! Fremantle to Freedom
$25.00 AUD

Fremantle Prison. Fremantle, W.A. 2007 1st Ed. Foreword by Graeme Gammie. 60 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 29 x 23. 9780980316209

Story of the escape of Irish Fenian from Fremantle in 1869 and in 1876. Travelling exhibition (21 September 2006 to 1st June 2008) curated by Sandra Murray.

14998
N/A
LIGHTHOUSES IN AUSTRALIA - A Guide to Records held by the Australian Archives
$30.00 AUD

Australian Archives Canberra. 1991. 1st edition with a foreword by George Nichols. Australian Archives Subject Guide No. 1. XII, 172 PP with 1 folded plate (map of Australia with location of lighthouses). Pictorial soft cover (Dent Island lighthouse, Queensland). A couple of light creases on covers, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 20.8. 0642166250

Guide listing records held by the Australian Archives' regional offices relating to the administration and operation of lighthouses (manned and automatic). P.145 to 162: Commonwealth Lighthouse Service ships.

47558
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Plan d'attaque de / Plan van den aanval op: ZEEBRUGGE
$35.00 AUD

Edition J. Revyn. Bruxelles. c. 1920. Booklet containing 20 illustrated post cards with their protective tissue guard. 1 map, 22 b/w photos (1 vignette, 2 portraits and 19 views). Soft cover with crest (in colour) of the city of Zeebrugge on front cover. Covers lightly soiled and with small chip on front. Slight ageing of paper. Text (captions) in Dutch, English and French. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 9 x 15.

Blocking the base used by German U-Boats, by the Captain of HMS Vindictive who gained the Victoria Cross for the exploit. Attack took place midnight 22/23 April 1918.

56671
N/A
SHIPS MONTHLY - Volume 19 - 1984
$15.00 AUD

Waterway Productions Ltd. Burton-on-Trent, UK. 1984. Vol. 19, Nos. 1 (January 1984) to 12 (December 1984). Edited by Robert SHOPLAND. 12 issues for a total of 576 PP with b/w photos (centrefold of No. 1 with colour illustration of "Royal Princess"). Inside front cover: b/w photo of Yesterday's Liners Nos. 37 to 48. Inside back cover: b/w photo of Yesterday's Navy Nos. 97 to 100, then Ships of the Seven Seas Nos. 1 to 8. Pictorial soft covers (in colour). Fine set. 25.6 x 20.

63316
N/A
CRUISE TRAVEL MAGAZINE - Volume 18 (6 issues)
$15.00 AUD

World Publishing Company. Evanston, IL. 1996/1997. Volume 18, No.1 (July/August) 1996 to No. 6 (May/June) 1997. 6 issues for a total of 432 PP with b/w and colour photos. Each issue with original soft cover. 2 holes for ring binder close to spine. Fine set. Image shows cover of No.1. 27.5 x 20.5.

Volume 18. Each issue with following topics: Port of the Month - Ship of the Month - Cruise of the Month ... No. 1 - Port: St. Croix. - Ship: "Meridian". - Cruise: Egypt & the Holy Land. No. 2 - Port: Rio de Janeiro. - Ship: "Maasdam". - Cruise: South Seas Caribbean. No. 3 - Port: Nassau. - Ship: "American Queen". - Cruise: Gems of the Orient. No. 4 - 1997, 9th Annual Directory Issue. No. 5 - Port: Bangkok. - Ship: "Sun Princess". - Cruise: in-depth Alaska. No. 6 - Port: Skagway. - Ship: "Crystal Symphony". - Cruise: Beautiful Baltic.

67310
N/A
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY MAGAZINE - Vol. IV - Nos. VII & VIII
$350.00 AUD

Saunders and Otley. London. 1828. 1st edition. Vol. IV: (2), 590, CLVI PP. No. VII, September 1828: pages 1 to 280, plus 1 folded plate "Stevens Improved Paddles" and the frontispiece "God Save the King", then pages I to LXXXVIII. No. VIII, December 1828: pages 281 to 590 with 1 plan , plus 1 plate: "map of the western sea board of the Black Sea", then pages LXXXIX to CLVI, and (4 Index). Rebacked in modern black cloth, gilt title on spine. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. A few pages with short tears or chips. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Near fine. Rare. 21.6 x 14.

Contents include: New Method of Propelling Steam Vessels, The English in France, The New System of Tactics, Narrative of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, The Peninsular War, Distribution of Religious Tracts to the Navy, Origin and Progress of Shipbuilding, Campaigns in India, History of the Siege of Vienna, Sketch of the Military Power of Prussia, The Red Flag at the Fore, A New System of Signals by Rear-Admiral Raper, Naval and Military Miscellany, Promotions, Court Martials, ...

72362
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TASMANIA, The Isle of Scenic Beauty
$20.00 AUD

Nucolorvue Productions. Moorabbin, Vic. c. 1972. New edition. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map of Tasmania (inside back cover) and 64 colour photos. Stiff covers, front with colour illustration (Richmond Bridge). Very good. Oblong: 18 x 24.5. 0858580047

74791
N/A
WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol.13, No.3 - January 1947
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1947. Journal of the Australian Geographical Society. 52 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers. Light wear, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 24.

Articles include: Australia's Water Resources (J.D. Lang), Suwarrow Gulf (R.O Burlinson).

74793
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WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol.15, No.12 - December,1949
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1949. 46 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers detached with part of back cover missing. Paper ageing around edges, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 24.

Articles include: Strange Mount Olga (John Béchervaise), The Cattle Dog (Robert Kaleski), Shipworms and Wood (G.L. Amos), Cradle Mountain (Margaret Chattaway).

74794
N/A
WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Volume 16, No.7 - July, 1950
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1950. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.3.

Articles include: Mt. Michael's Fortified Villages (Arnold M;.Maahs), Gold on the Pieman (Michael Sharland), Seals in New Zealand Seas (H. Walders), ...

74795
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WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol.16, No.5 - May, 1950
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1950. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.

Articles include: Sheep in the Wahgi Valley (Laurence Le Guay), Tonga - The Friendly Isles (Lex Halliday), Treasure Islands of the Great Barrier Reef (Gwyn Rogers), Wittenoom (Leslie and Coralie Rees), ...

74796
N/A
WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 6, No.7 - May, 1940
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1940. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, o/wise contents near fine. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Port Moresby (Jack O'Neill), Lightning Ridge (Frank Hurley), Isles of the Coral Seas (Capt. C.A.S. Mansbridge), New Norcia Mission (James Pollard), Where the Murray Goes Down to the Sea (Wilkie Thomson)...

74797
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.3 - January 1945
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (detached and back cover missing), otherwise complete and still a very good copy of an early edition. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Around Darwin Harbour (A.L. Lauder), Australia and New Guinea in Pictures, South-West Coast (Tasmania), by Fred Usher, Headlands of History (Ewen K. Patterson)...

74799
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.5 - March, 1945
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (Solomon Island Natives) are worn and partly detached. Paper ageing, staples removed, o/wise contents are complete. Still a very good copy of an early edition. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Sky-Lines in the Forest (H. Drake-Brockman), Coconut (Clive S. Priest), Across the Barkly Tablelands (Haliden Hartt), Oil of Tung (Tarlton Rayment), ...

74800
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.8 - June, 1945
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (Cattle-Drafting at a Stockmen's Carnival, Queensland). A near fine copy. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Forests of the Territory (James Pollard), Bayonets of the Sea ("Creel"), Trout Fishing Thirty Years Ago (Helga Swinburne-Johnson), The Journey North (Jackson J. Doughty), ...

74801
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.10 - August, 1945
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (Young Wallaby). Page 7 has a repaired tear without loss of text and otherwise, this is a near fine copy. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: With Eagles in the field (David Fleay), Fish Trapping in the Tropics (J. Hollis), Tea-Tree Bees of Port Phillip (Tarlton Rayment), New Caledonia (Gordon L. Clark), The Cape Leeuwin Water-Wheel (J.E. Try), ...

74804
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WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 17, No. 6 - June 1951
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1951. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft cover "Volcanic eruption, Mt. Lamington, New Guinea". Near fine. 30.5 x 24.

Articles include: Birds of the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), Volcanic Centres of New Guinea (N.H. Fisher), The Future of the Australian Tuna Industry (T.C. Roughley), The Genesis of Colac (John Russell), ...

74805
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WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 17, No. 7 - July 1951
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1951. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft cover "Winter Sport, Australian Alps". Near fine. 30.5 x 24.

Articles include: Prawns from the Ocean (John K. Ewers), Reptiles of the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), The Seafaring Manus Islanders (T.W. White), Valedictory - John Flynn (Ernestine Hill), The Saksak Story (O.I. Speck), ...

74807
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WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 17, No. 10 - October, 1951
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1951. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft cover "The New Canberra Jet Bomber". Near fine. 30.5 x 24.

Articles include: The Story of the Hiri (Donald F. Thomson), Island Across the Bay (Gwyn Rogers), Burt Plain (M. Kathleen Woodburn), Slow Death of a Ghost Town (L.E. Kingsbury), ...

74808
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WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 17, No. 12 - December 1951
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1951. 48 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft cover "Iceberg photographed from the Wyatt Earp during its southern cruise to Antarctica). Near fine. 30.5 x 24.

Articles include: Spanish Mission (Stuart Gore), Ships that service the lighthouses (Mary Holyoake), Wealth in Whales (Rowley Roberts), A Dam is Raised (H. Drake-Brockman), Seven Creeks (John Bechervaise), ...

74809
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.9 - July 1945
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (Ski-ing, Mt. Bogong, Victoria). Near fine. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: The Captain Cook Dock, Sydney (Mary Durack), New Hebrides (Basil Hall), Grass Tree Resin (Myra J. Drummond), ...

74810
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.12 - October 1945
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (Trout Fishing, New Zealand). Near fine. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Kite Fishing in the Solomons (A.E.Church), Ghost Worlds of the North (James Pollard), Surf Fishing (Cusec), Pioneering the Shoalhaven (Ray Harris), Coaching Days in Tasmania and NSW (William Wilson), ...

74811
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.11 - September 1945
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (HMS Illustrious in Captain Cook Dock, Sydney). Near fine. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Trees that grow shipshape (Noel Griffiths), Bentonite (Robert Archer), Birds of Paradise (A.W. Lauder), The Fairy Lamps of the Turpentine (Ka-vai), Sydney's Famous G.P.O. Clock (K.A.), ...

75176
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.6 - April, 1945
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (On Sydney Harbour). Paper ageing and foxing. Very good copy of an early edition. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Aerial Postman, by Glen Francis. Taronga Park Experiment, by Tarlton Rayment. Sons of Head-hunters go to work, (New Guinea), drawings by R. Emerson Curtis. Gold, by H. Drake-Brockman. The Tasmanian North-West, Romance of the Arthur River, by Bernard Cronin. New Guinea hair styles, by G.M. Read. Merawke (Dutch New Guinea), by Owen Campbell Mortimer.

75357
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 11, No.7 - May, 1945
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (Eildon Weir, Victoria). Paper ageing and foxing. Very good copy of an early edition. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Penguins, by L. E. Richdale. Native Walkabout, by H. D. Williamson. Life on a Kimberley Cattle Station "Argyle Downs", by H. Drake-Brockman. "Brighties" of the Western Slopes (Diamond), by Tarlton Rayment. Mt Bartle Frere, the Highest Point of Queensland, by Noel Griffiths.

75358
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WALKABOUT MAGAZINE - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 12, No.1 - November, 1945
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1945. 40 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (Frilled Dragon). Paper ageing and foxing , with old water marks at top corner of most pages. Very good. 30.2 x 24.

Articles include: Frilled Dragon, by Norman Laird. Thylungra, by Mary Durack. New Britain, by H.D. Williamson. Native Villages of Port Moresby, by Roy A. Macdonell. Dampier's Well, Dampier and the RAAF visit Millingilbi, by A.E. Church. Charting the Seas, by Rowland C. Roberts.

45341
NACCI, Dominique
AUSTRALIAN ANTI-COLONIALISM...
$20.00 AUD

Playground. Canberra. 2002. 1st Ed., in Critical Theory and Australian Studies series. Preface by Emeritus Professor W. F. Mandle. XVI, 222 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0958032106

Chapter 1: Worshipping race relations in OZ. Chapter 3: Colonial heritage or the ontology of the present. Chapter 6: The (dis)order of the post colonial discourse.

75303
NANSEN, Dr. Fridtjof
"FARTHEST NORTH" (in two volumes)
$100.00 AUD

Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1897. 1st edition in the "Macmillan's Colonial Library" series (for circulation in India and British Columbia). Volume I: (VIII), 352, (8 publications) PP. Volume II: (VIII), 472, (8 publications) PP. Cloth cover with device in blind on front boards with gilt title and gilt title on spine. Ageing of paper with foxing on outside edges. Top part of half title page and title page of volume I, cut out. Photograph of "Fram" pasted down on page (VI). Otherwise complete and a very good set. 19.5 x 13.5.

Being the record of a voyage of exploration of the ship "Fram" 1893-96 and of a fifteen months' sleigh journey by Dr. Nansen and Lieut. Johansen with an appendix by Otto Sverdrup Captain of the "Fram".

56872
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NAVAL HISTORICAL REVIEW - 1979
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 1979. Vol. 2, Nos. 3 to 6, New series. Edited by Alan PAYNE. 4 issues for 1979, March, June, October and December. A total of 172 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise a fine set. 24.3 x 18.6.

56879
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NAVAL HISTORICAL REVIEW - 1999
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 1999. Vol. 20, Nos. 1 to 4, New series. Edited by Capt. W.F. COOK & Commodore J.B. SNOW. 4 quarterly issues for 1999. A total of 108 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine set. 28 x 21.

Coastal Defence and the Kings Park Naval Guns, Perth W.A., Brief History of HMAS Cerberus, The Discovery of the AE2, a WWI Submarine, Loss of HMS Orpheus, AMPS system on track to perform in Huon Mine Hunters, ..

47496
NEALE, W. G.
AT THE PORT OF BRISTOL. Volume One, Members and Problems 1848 - 1899
$10.00 AUD

The Port of Bristol Authority. Bristol. 1968. 1st Ed. VII, 207, (11 Index) PP with 44 portraits. Hard cover with laminate. Ex-library copy with stamps and numbers and pocket remnants on endpapers. Otherwise the contents are clean and still a good copy. 27 x 21.

75315
NEILSON, David
SOUTHERN LIGHT : Images from Antarctica
$150.00 AUD

Snowgum Press. Emerald, Vic. 2012. 1st Ed. 308 PP with colour illustrations [5 maps with location maps and 130 photos (4 of them on 3 folds)] up to page 169, then 100 b/w photos between pages 170 and 306 most of them on double page, 3 with 3 folds and about 30 format "carte de visite" with lengthy captions, in the chapter "Journeys to the Realm of Emperors and Royals" (pages 292 to 301). Hard covers, gilt decoration on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Contained in a slip case with gilt title on one of the side panels. Fine. Rare. Oblong format: Book: 30 x 31 / Slipcase: 31 x 31.5.. 9780987298003

70830
NEWMAN, Bernard
SAVOY! CORSICA! TUNIS! - Mussolini's Dream Lands
$30.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1940. 2nd printing of the 1940 edition, in the Colonial Library series. 282 PP, (6 publications) with 4 sketch maps, plus 18 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: in the Oasis of Gabes. Eps: Sketch map "Savoy! Corsica! Tunis!". Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine (yellow lettering), dj. Dust jacket with chips and small pieces missing. Foxing on outside edges and remnants of bookplate on half-title page. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

15746
NEWMAN, Charles
THE SPIRIT OF WHARF HOUSE. Campbell Enterprise from Calcutta to Canberra 1788-1930
$35.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1961 1st Ed. XVI, 260 PP, plus 16 pages with b/w illustrations (photos, line drawings, sketches & maps). Fp (in colour): Robert Campbell, Merchant 1769-1846. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5.

Story of Robert Campbell and his descendants.

75093
NICHOL, J. R.
STEPPING STONES TO THE SOUTH POLE
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1948. 1st Ed. XXI, 199 PP with 3 maps, plus 36 pages with 28 bw photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Renewed endpapers. Near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.5.

The quest for the South Pole, from Cook and Dumont D'Urville to Scott, Shackleton and Byrd.

48001
NIGHTINGALE, Neil, CLEVERS, Jeni, PEARSON, Hugh, & SUMMERILL, Mary
WILD AUSTRALASIA
$15.00 AUD

BBC Books. London. 2004. 1st Australian and New Zealand edition of the 1993 original. Foreword by Tim Flannery. 240 PP with 14 maps and colour photos. Fp: Koala chewing gum leaves. Hard cover, dj. Foot of spine slightly bumped, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 25.5. 056348820

42804
NIMITZ, Fleet Admiral Chester W., ADAMS, Henry H. & POTTER, E.B. (editors)
TRIUMPH IN THE ATLANTIC - The Naval Struggle against the Axis
$25.00 AUD

Spectrum Books / Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1960. 1st Ed. IV, 188 PP with 29 maps and diagrams. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Spine with crease, o/wise near fine. 20.3 x 13.8.

72378
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
$45.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. Boston. 1960. Reprint of the 1932 original. XII, 337 PP. Hard covers, decorated front and spine, title on spine, top edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Name crossed out on inside front cover, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.7 x 14.5.

75707
NORMAN, Leslie
HAUNTS OF THE BLUE WHALE
$30.00 AUD

O.B.M. Publishing. Hobart. 1978. 1st Ed. XVI, 156 PP with 12 tables, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: A full rigged whaler at sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed with a few chips and in a protective sleeve, otherwise contents are near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959903453

The whaling industry as it applied to the old port of Hobart Town: whaling on the seven seas as well as whaling fleets taking shelter, refitting & victualling.

14903
NORTON, Peter
THE END OF THE VOYAGE - An Account of the Last Sailing Craft of the British Coasts
$25.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1959. 1st Ed. XIV, 146 PP with 20 plates (drawings), 35 plans & 39 b/w photos. Fp: Thames Barge. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is chipped and plastic protected. Label of former owner on FFEP. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.5 x 16.

Nineteen different craft: barges, pilot cutters, hookers, trawlers, punts, bawleys...

70338
NUGENT, Maria
CAPTAIN COOK WAS HERE
$20.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Melbourne. 2009. 1st Ed. XII, 164 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 29 plates (10 b/w and 19 colour). Eps: Chart of Botany Bay. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.2. 9780521762403

68562
O'DRISCOLL, Patricia, ELLIS, Tony, PEARCE, Barry & PERKS, Richard HUGH
BELOW SEA REACH
$20.00 AUD

Society for Spritsail Barge Research. Ipswich, Suffolk. 1987. 1st Ed. with 17 drawings by Barry Pearce and 54 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0950051519

Edith May and Remercie, "Pig Dog", Rot and Dockers, Barging in the Sixties, Barge Trades and Bargemen ...

56885
O'SULLIVAN, Dan
IN SEARCH OF CAPTAIN COOK. Exploring the Man Through His Own Words
$40.00 AUD

I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd. London. 2008. 1st Ed. VIII, 263 PP with 3 maps and 9 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. As new condition. 24 x 16. 9781845114831

37576
OBEYESEKERE, Gananath
THE APOTHEOSIS OF CAPTAIN COOK - European Mythmaking in the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Princeton University Press & Bishop Museum Press. Princeton, N.J. c. 1998. 4th reprint of the 1994 paperback edition (original of 1992), with a new preface and afterword. XVIII, 251 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook by William Hodges. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0691036217

The death of Capt. Cook re-examined after studying shipboard journals and logs, kept by the Captain and his officers. (A non-Western culture approach to the explanation of the slaying of a God).

75281
ODGERS, George
ACROSS THE PARALLEL - The Australian 77th Squadron with the United States Air Force in the Korean War
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann Ltd. Melbourne. 1952. 1st Ed. XIV, 239 PP, plus 26 pages with 40 b/w photos. Fp:Squadron Leader Cresswell briefs Meteor Jet pilots. FEP: Map of the Korean Peninsula. REP/ Map of Korea and Japan. Cloth covers, spine lightly sunned. Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.

Latitude 38° North, dividing the Korean Peninsula.

61896
OLIJNYK, Elynor Frances
CHARLES ROBBINS RN 1782 - 1805 - His Place in Maritime History
$40.00 AUD

Photographic Art Gallery. Adelaide. 2004 1st Ed. Preface by Jonathan Scott Wallis, Master Mariner. XVIII, 91 PP with portrait of the author on last page, 1 facsimile of manuscript, 2 maps and illustrations (3 tail pieces, 10 headpieces, and 6 drawings) by Rolf Christiansen. FEP: Crossing of Bass Strait. REP: Map of N/W corner of Tasmania. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 21.8 x 15.5. 0646434861

Raising the British flag on King Island.. Survey of Port Phillip Bay and King Island.

13372
OLIVER, Phillip & FREEMAN, Desmond
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - NAVIGATOR, The Story of Captain Cook's First Voyage
$20.00 AUD

Star Capital & Campbell Group. Sydney. c.1988. Reprint. Colour folder with three sections containing photos & facsimiles of documents. Folder showing light wear around edges, o/wise contents near fine. Folio: 36.5 x 23.

Published at the time of World Expo, 1988, Brisbane. 1st Section: Portulan chart of the East Indies, letter from Cook to the Admiralty, Cook's instruments. 2nd Section: Endeavour, ship's plan, part of the complement of the Endeavour. 3rd Section: World map of Francesco Rosselli, about 1508. The death of Captain Cook on 14 February, 1779. The Resolution and Discovery in Noutka Sound and on the rear of the 3rd Section: Portrait of James Cook by W. Hodges.

51247
PALMER, Frederick
OUR NAVY AS A BILLION-DOLLAR CORPORATION. What it is doing, and What it needs from us (in World's Work)
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday, Page & Company. New York. 1927. Volume LIV, No. 2, June 1927. (48 advertisements), 117-228, (64 advertisements) PP with period advertisements (some in colour). Contains article P. 157 to 169 with 1 map and 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (colour painting of the U.S.S. California, by Charles Robert Patterson). Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24.3 x 16.7.

The US Navy after the Arms Conference / Washington Treaty.

17277
PARIS, Admiral François Edmond
ADMIRAL PARIS' NATIVE BOATS OF ASIA AND THE PACIFIC 1841
$75.00 AUD

Antiques of the Orient. Singapore. 1989. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 78 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 9810010591

Catalogue of an exhibition of hand-coloured original lithographs of native craft of Asia and the Pacific, executed in 1841 by ...

39304
PARK, Polly
TO SAVE THEIR HEATHEN SOULS - Voyage to and Life in Fouchow, China, Based on the Wentworth Diaries and Letters, 1854-1858
$15.00 AUD

Pickwick Publications. Allison Park, Pennsylvania. 1984. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Francis West. New series, No. 9 in the Pittsburgh theological monographs. XXXII, 173 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.6 x 13.6. 0915138662

73771
PARKER, Owen
TACK NOW, SKIPPER
$15.00 AUD

Granada / Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1979. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Edward Heath. (10), 139 PP with 31 b/w illustrations: 3 maps, 2 drawings, 2 sketch plans and 24 photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0229116205

71156
PARSONS, Ronald
SOUTHERN PASSAGES - A Maritime History of South Australia
$40.00 AUD

Wakefield. Adelaide. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 417 PP with over 80 b/w illustrations and photos. Eps: Port Adelaide, circa 1910. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 15.2. 0949268674

Published at the time of the 150 year jubilee celebrations of South Australia.

70131
PASH, Chris
THE LAST WHALE
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Press. Fremantle, WA. 2008. 1st Ed. 223, (1 colophon) PP with 51 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9781921361487

Last days of whaling in Western Australia.

74898
PAUL, David
LIVERPOOL DOCKS, A Short History
$25.00 AUD

Fonthill. London. 2016. 1st Ed. 190 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 29 colour photos& colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. A fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 9781781555187

Early Days, Docks Development, Wars, Industrial Revolution, The War Years, Looking to the Future.

56645
PERNETTA, Dr. J.C. (editor)
PHILIP'S ATLAS OF THE OCEANS
$25.00 AUD

Philip's / Octopus Publishing. London. 1995. Reprint of the 1994 edition. Foreword by Colin Summerhayes. 208 PP with colour illust. (maps, charts, photos...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30.5 x 22.8. 0540078743

Atlas mapping every ocean to show its resources, human impact, threatened species, topographical features...

47216
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS - Volume II
$150.00 AUD

The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2003. 1st edition limited to 400 copies, translated from the second French edition of 1824 by Christine Cornell. Foreword by John Ling and Introduction by Anthony J. Brown. XXXVIII, 278 PP, plus 12 plates (1 folded map, 1 chart, 1 b/w and 9 colour plates), and 1 folded chart in pocket at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of François Péron. Cloth cover, blind-stamped boards, gilt title on spine. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 1876154381

Book IV, comprising chapters XXII to XXXIV.

69163
PETERSWALD, Rob and Rosemary
FROM THE SEA - Images of Tasmania's glorious Sailing Waters Seafood and Wines
$40.00 AUD

Oceania II Enterprises. Hobart. 2001. 1st Ed. VI, 154 PP with 12 maps, 1 page of b/w photos (from the family album) and hundreds of colour photos accompanying 21 recipes (from the galley and from the cellar). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 25.2. 0957923503

The beauty of the Tasmanian coasts, and the enjoyment of fine seafood and wine.

74871
PHILLIPS, Jim
TECHNIQUES OF ROUTING
$15.00 AUD

A Building Trades Journal Book / International Thomson Publishing Ltd. Bristol, UK. 1986. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1985. 293, (2 Publications: A BTJ Books) PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 20.8 x 14.8. 1850320012

44839
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
BRITISH OCEAN RACING
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1960. 1st Ed. XIV, 15 - 266 PP with 10 pages of diagrams, and 35 b/w plates. Fp: Jolie Brise. Eps: Map of the Typical R.O.R.C. races. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket chipped and worn. Occasional foxing, o/wise good. 25.5 x 16.

38682
PIKE, Dag
POWER BOATS IN ROUGH SEAS
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1974. 1st Ed. (10), 122 PP with 25 figures, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, remainder mark on lower outside edge. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 0229115233

70462
PLOMLEY, Brian & PIARD-BERNIER, Josiane
THE GENERAL - The visits of the expedition led by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux to Tasmanian waters in 1792 and 1793
$130.00 AUD

Queen Victoria Museum. Launceston. 1993. 1st Ed. XII, 379 PP with 32 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. Eps: Title Page of Volume I of the 1808 edition, list of officers & scientists of Recherche and Espérance. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few small rubs, otherwise a fine copy of a scarce title. 25.5 x 17.8. 0724641181

70125
PLUMRIDGE, Lt-Colonel John H.
HOSPITAL SHIPS AND AMBULANCE TRAINS
$25.00 AUD

Seeley, Service & Co. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 203 PP with tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0854220879

75181
POULSON, Bruce
RECHERCHE BAY - A Short History
$40.00 AUD

Management Committee of the Southport Community Centre. Southport, Tasmania. 2004. 1st Ed. V, 79 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: sketch map of Recherche Bay. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, otherwise fine. 21 x 21.

Bay at the southern tip of Tasmania, first explored by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. Garden of Recherche Bay "Jardin du Roi", by Felix Lahaie. ... Whaling.

73981
PROCTOR, Ian
RACING DINGHY MAINTENANCE
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. Southampton. 1954. 3rd edition of the 1949 original. 157, (3 publications) PP with 1 b/w photo and 128 figures, plus 7 b/w photos on full page. Fp: Bottom of National 12-footers being polished. Illustrated endpapers. All illustrations by the author. Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly rubbed and in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

73988
PROCTOR, Ian
RACING DINGHY HANDLING - A Complete Guide
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. Southampton. 1955. 4th edition of the 1948 original. 125, (3 publications) PP with 8 b/w photos and 61 figures. Fp: Plan of a dinghy. Illustrated endpapers. All illustrations by the author. Hard covers, device on the front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 22 x 14.

Dinghy Classes, Buying a Boat, Crewing, Helming, Maintenance of the Hull, Maintenance of Spars, Rigging, Sails and Gear...

66430
QUANCHI, Max & SHEKLETON, Max
POSTCARDS FROM OCEANIA: Port Towns, Portraits and the Picturesque during the Colonial Era
$75.00 AUD

University of the South Pacific Press. Suva. 2015. 1st Ed. 202 PP with b/w or colour illustrations of 221 postcards. Pictorial soft cover. Note on title page signed by the authors. New. 25 x 17.5. 9789820109414

31065
QUINCEY, Colin
TASMAN TRESPASSER
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Auckland. 1977. 1st Ed. 203 PP with 7 maps and plans, plus 12 pages with 22 photos. Eps: Map of the Tasman Sea with track of the "Tasman Trespasser". Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few repaired chips/closed tears and is in a protective sleeve. Signed by author on half title page. Dedicatory note on inside front cover. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0340227575

Singlehanded rowing (February to April 1977) between Hokianga North of New Zealand to Marcus Beach, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.

50460
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol. XX, Part III, 1934
$25.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1934. Volume XX, Part III, 1934. 129-208 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Dedicatory note to Geoff C. Ingleton by the author at top of title page. Manuscript notes by G. C. Ingleton loosely inserted. Staples removed, o/wise very good. 20.7 x 13.5.

Contains an article between P.129 and 163 and signed by Francis J. Bayldon on the History of the Pilotage Service of Port Jackson.

54169
RAHS
MUCH WRITING, MANY OPINIONS. The making of the Royal Australian Historical Society 1901 to 2001
$20.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 2001. Edited by Alfred JAMES. (4), 187 PP with 37 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.5.

The RAHS and the writing of Australian history, by Brian H. Fletcher... Biographical notes on the Fellows of the RAHS (with 14 portraits), by Anne-Maree Whitaker...

12565
RAMSEY, Meredith
BIRDS AND FLOWERS OF TAHITI
$15.00 AUD

Tiare Press. Papeete. 1982. 1st Eng. Ed. No pagination, 32 pages with colour photos. REP: Map of Tahiti and Moorea. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 2857001339

74996
RANDALL, James A. (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LIX, No.1 - 1989
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1989. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers, (Bahamian Sailor, colour painting by Winslow Homer). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Winslow Homer, Rembrandt of the Oceans (8 pages), by Raymond Schuessler. Hapag-Lloyd, Germany multi-facteted giant (8 pages). Hamburg, Europort tuns 800 (established 7th May 1189).

74995
RANDALL, James A. Gordon (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LVIII, No.3 - 1988
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1988. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers, (English fireships under Sir Francis Drake attacking the Invincible Armada). Crease on lower corner of the front cover, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 23.

The Greatest Sea Battle (9 pages), by Lloyd Slater. COSCO/China Ocean Shipping Company, by D. Rouviere Anderson. Big Birds, Aviation's lumbering giants, by William Siuru.

68126
RANTZEN, Lieut.-Comdr. M. J.
LITTLE SHIP ASTRO-NAVIGATION
$15.00 AUD

Barrie & Jenkins. London. 1973. 3rd edition, revised and updated. XVIII, 19-162 PP with 1 tail piece, and 30 figures by M.A. Moffat. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 0257650318

47106
RAYNER, Ranulf
THE PAINTINGS OF THE AMERICA'S CUP 1851-1987
$20.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Ted Turner. 86 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 26 full-page colour plates by Tim Thompson. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 28.8 x 37. 0855610646

A collection of paintings by Tim Thompson, depicting dramatic scenes from every challenge since 1851.

75094
RICHARDS, Denis
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume I: The Fight at Odds
$20.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1953. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards & Hilary St. G. Saunders. XII, 430 PP with 12 maps or diagrams, plus 9 plates with maps (3 of them folded) and 20 plates with 18 photos. Fp: Air Chief Marshal Sir Cyril Newall. Hard covers, title on a sunned spine. Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.7 x 14.

75095
RICHARDS, Denis & SAUNDERS, Hilary St. G.
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume II: The Fight Avails
$30.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards. X, 416 PP with 10 maps or diagrams, plus 9 plates b/w or coloured with maps (3 of them folded) and 24 plates with 23 photos. Fp: Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder and Air Vice-Marshal A. Coningham in the desert. Cloth covers, title on spine, dj (price clipped). Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Dust jacket with rubbed patches and chips and now in a protective sleeve. Very good copy. 21.7 x 14.

75002
RICHARDS, Rhys
NGA TOHORA: The Right Whales of New Zealand and the Southern Oceans
$65.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2023. 1st Ed. 276 PP with tables and over 60 b/w illustrations (maps, drawings & sketches, prints and photos). Pictorial soft covers. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780473680626

68703
RIESENBERG, Felix
CAPE HORN
$20.00 AUD

Readers Union. London. 1950. Reprint of the 1941 edition. (8), 240 PP with 1 map, plus 12 b/w plates. FEP: Drake's Course from the Strait of Magellan to Elizabeth Is. REP: Strait of Magellan, Tierra de Fuego and Cape Horn. Decorated cloth cover with a few light fleck spots on front, o/wise near fine. Small format: 19.7 x 12.

Sub-title: "The story of the Cape Horn regions from the days of the first discoverers through the glorious age of sail including the author's own experiences; wherein an important geographical discovery is made".

49562
RIGBY, Nigel , Van Der MERWE, Pieter, & WILLIAMS Glyn
PIONEERS OF THE PACIFIC. Voyages of Exploration, 1787-1810
$15.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 2005. 1st Australian edition. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Half title page (in colour): Bay on the South coast of Australia, by William Westall. Title spread: Entrance of Rio de Janeiro. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.3. 1920694641

Chapter 1: In the Wake of Cook. Chapter 2: Gentleman, Scholar and Seaman: Arthur Phillip and Australia. Chapter 3: The Spirit of Discovery: the tragic voyage of Laperouse... Chapter 5: Lost voyage of Alejandro Malaspina... Chapter 7: Matthew Flinders' circumnavigation of Australia.

37798
RITCHIE, Robert C.
CAPTAIN KIDD AND THE WAR AGAINST THE PIRATES
$15.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass. 1986. 1st Ed. X, (2), 306 PP with 2 maps and 2 illustrations, plus 18 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Vignette (portrait of Captain William Kidd) on title page. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Two small closed tears to the dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0674095014

38247
ROBERTS, Frank
INDIA 1526-1800
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1992. 1st Ed., in the Past Historic series. 64 PP with colour illustrations (maps, paintings, photographs). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 27.7 x 21.2. 0340554371

75191
ROBERTSON, Dougal
SURVIVE THE SAVAGE SEA
$20.00 AUD

Praeger Publishers. New York. 1973. 1st US edition. 269 PP with 13 b/w photos & 33 drawings by Pam Littlewood. Eps: Colour map of the Central Eastern Pacific with routes of the yacht "Lucette" and the raft. Cloth covers, devices and title on spine. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Very good. 21.3 x 14. 0236154613

The ordeal following the ramming / sinking of the schooner Lucette by killer whales on 15 June 1972. Rescued after 37 days adrift.

75304
ROBERTSON, John
SEALED SOULS - A Colonial History of Sealing and Whaling on the Southern Coasts of Australia, 1798 to 1852
$80.00 AUD

Sealed Souls Pty Ltd. Cuballing, W.A. 2022 1st Ed. (22), 540 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations: location maps, portraits, drawings, sketches ..., including 19 maps in the "Atlas of Maps".. Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. Dedicatory note on half title page dated and signed by the author. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 17. 9780645132700

41724
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$15.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1958. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips/nicks, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

75258
ROBIE, David
EYES OF FIRE - The Last Voyage of the Rainbow Warrior
$100.00 AUD

Little Island Press / AUT University. Auckland. 2015. 5th edition. Preface by Bunny McDiarmid and foreword by Walter Hadye Lini. XII, 194, (4) PP with 15 colour and 50 b/w photos, 3 maps, 3 cartoons (1 in colour). Fp (in colour): Rainbow Warrior on the morning after the bombing. Pictorial soft covers. Newsletter of "Earth Island Journal" losely inserted. Dedicatory note on half title page, dated and signed by David Robie. Fine. Oblong: 17.7 x 22.7. 9781877484285

30th Anniversary Edition. From Spain, through the Marshall Islands to bombing (16/07/1985) then final resting place in New Zealand.

18527
ROBINSON, Gregory
SHIPS THAT HAVE MADE HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1936. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 190 PP with 14 b/w drawings, plus 8 plates in colour. Eps: The weather & lee positions. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine, very good dj (price clipped). Twelve ships are described: the Santa Maria, the Mayflower, the Royal Sovereign, the Bonhomme Richard..... [There were originally 12 colour plates. Those missing are the Santa Maria, Golden Hind, Susan Constant & Endeavour]. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Some browning of paper with traces of foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.

Plates present: A Fourteenth-Century Ship, The Spanish Treasure Frigate, The Revenge, The Mayflower, The Royal Sovereign, The Andrew, The Royal Charles and The Bon Homme Richard.

61154
ROSBOROUGH, James Douglas
CONFESSIONS OF A BOATBUILDER
$15.00 AUD

Sheridan House. New York. 2001. Paperback edition of the 2000 original. XII, 260 PP with 7 pages with plans and b/w illustrations (drawings, sketch plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 1574091271

Boatbuilder from Nova Scotia.

16234
ROSE, Sir Alec
MY LIVELY LADY
$20.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing. London. 1968. 1st Ed. XIV, 193 PP with maps & drawings, plus 24 pages with 35 b/w & colour photos. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 15. 245595651

Alec Rose, early days, his trans-atlantic crossing then his solo round the world voyage of 318 days, in 1967.

46482
ROSS, Bob
AUSTRALIA II, ROYAL PERTH YACHT CLUB / THE CHALLENGE 1983 - Review Copy
$30.00 AUD

Lyon Productions. Sydney. 1984. Chapter four of the limited edition of 1000 numbered copies. Edited by Philip Gore and designed by Craig Osment. (8), 57-80 PP with 1 colour photo tipped in (with tissue guard) and 20 colour photos. Soft cover. 8 pages flyer loosely inserted. Fine. 36 x 25.8.

Chapter Four by Australia's most authoritative 12-Metre writer.

11950
ROUTLEDGE, David (Edit.)
THE FIJI AND NEW CALEDONIA JOURNALS OF MARY WALLIS 1851-1853
$30.00 AUD

Institute of Pacific Studies / USP & Peabody Essex Museum. Suva & Salem. 1994. 1st Ed. XLIV, 225 PP with 6 maps and 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Mary Davis Wallis. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 20.9 x 14.7. 982020092X

The journal of the third voyage of Mary Wallis who sailed in 1853 on board the "Maid of Orleans", captained by her husband with calls in Fiji and New Caledonia (July to October, 1852).

74469
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY - LITHOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
$275.00 AUD

R.A.N. Sydney. 1986. Bound copy of the collection of 25 lithograhic prints. 7 b/w photographs with 7 main subjects and 12 details. 18 colour prints: 10 plates with 11 photographs (including portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) and 7 plates with paintings (3 by John Bastock, 2 by Frank Norton, 1 by Roy Hodgkinson and 1 by Ray Honisett). Hard covers, navy blue cloth. Front cover with the approved logo for the "75th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy" at top corner and title "Navy Lithographic Collection" at lower part. Fine (as new condition). Landscape format: 34.8 x 50.8.

74672
RUSSELL, John
THE SHELL BOOK OF SEAMANSHIP
$15.00 AUD

David and Charles. Newton Abbot. 1979. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w illustrations: 13 headpieces, 10 diagrams and 41 photos by John Lamont. Title spread: Sunset, west coast of Scotland. Hard covers, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 15. 0715378228

57191
RYAN, Maurice & SMITH, Robert
TIME AND TIDE AGAIN: A History of Byron Bay
$30.00 AUD

Northern Rivers Press. Lismore. 2001. 1st Ed. XIV, 146 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & plans, facsimile of documents, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0957962207

One of the playgrounds of Australia. Port and shipping, Whaling... Surfing.

75113
RÖSSEL, Greg
BUILDING SMALL BOATS
$40.00 AUD

WoodenBoat Publications. Brooklin, Maine. 2008. 1st Ed. (10), 278 PP with tables and over 300 b/w illustrations (sketches, drawings and photos). Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. A near fine copy. 28.5 x 22 0937822507

70662
SARGENT, John
A BOOK OF "FERRY TALES"
$35.00 AUD

J. Sargent / Bellerive Historical Society. Bellerive, Tas. 2016. 1st edition limited to 250 numbered copies (No. 075 / 250). 169 PP with b/w illustrations: ephemeras, map & plans, paintings and photos. Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note signed by the author on page 2. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780958528450

75096
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume III: The Fight is Won
$25.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards. X, 442 PP with 2 grahs and 11 maps or diagrams, plus 7 plates b/w or coloured with maps (3 of them folded) and 26 plates with 30 photos. Fp: Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Portal of Hungerford. Cloth covers, title on spine, dj (only front cover with flap present). Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Plate facing page 262 "Principal Targets attacked by Bomber Command , 1 January 1944 - 5 May 1945", has been removed. Otherwise a very good copy. 21.7 x 14.

21308
SCHEFFER, Dr. Victor B., BOCKSTOCE, John et al..
ALASKA WHALES AND WHALING [in Alaska Geographic]
$20.00 AUD

Alaska Geographic Society. Anchorage. 1978. Volume 5, No.4 of Alaska Geographic Quarterly. 144 PP with b/w & colour illustrations and includes a loosely inserted poster of whales. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 18. 0882401149

Whales of Alaska. History of commercial whaling in Arctic Alaska... Modern Eskimo whaling.

69505
SCHMITT, Hugh
JON SANDERS, SEXTANT, SEA AND SOLITUDE
$25.00 AUD

St.George Books. Perth. 1988. 1st Ed. X, 205 PP with 22 b/w photos & 2 maps. Gilt-engraved hard cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.8. 0867780371

John Sanders circumnavigated the world three times, without stopping, for 651 days, covering 71,000 nautical miles.

34144
SCHOFIELD, B. B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century
$15.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj is a little rubbed around edges. A near fine copy. 22.8 x 15.

Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.

46741
SHACKLETON, Vice-Admiral D. J. (editor)
AUSTRALIAN MARITIME DOCTRINE. RAN DOCTRINE 1 2000
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy, Sea Power Centre. Canberra. 2000. 1st Ed. VIII, 175 PP with 2 organigrams, 4 maps, 8 b/w and 60 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0642295352

36471
SHARP, Andrew
THE DISCOVERY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS
$50.00 AUD

Clarendon / Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK . 1960 1st Ed. XIV, 260 PP, plus 10 b/w plates (4 charts and 6 maps. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing, mostly on prelims and outside page edges. Contents are near fine. 22 x 14.5.

63653
SHAW SAVILL
NEW ZEALAND - Wellington and Auckland
$15.00 AUD

Shaw Savill Line. London. 1951. December 1951 edition. 20 PP with 2 plans (inside covers), and 5 b/w photos. Soft cover. Top of page 1 with a tear (not affecting text). Very good. Oblong: 14 x 20.5.

Short history & description of New Zealand / Ao - Tea - Roa.

67470
SHIPPING
THE SHIPPING GAZETTE AND SYDNEY GENERAL TRADE LIST - Vol. XVII: from January to December 1860
$150.00 AUD

John Fairfax and Sons / Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 1861. Bound edition of this Weekly Gazette. (2), 216 PP. Hard cover, half bound with marbled paper. Covers rubbed and worn, hinge of front cover split, part of spine missing at foot. Foxing. Complete, but in need of rebacking. Good copy. 37.5 x 25.

Volume XVII: No. 817 of 2nd January 1860 to No. 869, 31 December 1860.

74537
SHORTLAND, Edward
THE SOUTHERN DISTRICTS OF NEW ZEALAND; A Journal, Passing Notices of the Customs of the Aborigines
$40.00 AUD

Capper Press / The Caxton Press. Christchurch, NZ. 1974. Reprint of the 1851 original. XVI, 316, 32 (publications) PP with drawings, plus 1 b/w plate, 1 large folded map, 5 genealogical tables and 6 "details" maps. Fp: Map of the Southern Districts of New Zealand tipped in on verso of half title page. Hard covers, dj. A fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

74997
SIVERTSON, Howard
ONCE UPON AN ISLE - The Story of Fishing Families on Isle Royale
$15.00 AUD

Wisconsin Folk Museum. Mont Horeb, Wisconsin. 1992. 2nd printing of the 1992 original. Preface by Philip Martin. Afterword by Timothy Cochrane. 111 PP with 20 b/w photos and colour illustrations (2 maps and 45 paintings by the author. Fp: picking bait nets. Laminated pictorial boards "Lunch Break on the Hooklines". Fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 29. 9780962436932

62303
SMITH, Eugene W.
PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, PAST AND PRESENT
$30.00 AUD

George H. Dean. Boston. 1963. 1st Ed. (4), IV, 1002 PP with 182 b/w photos. Fp: "Savannah" (1961), World's first nuclear powered merchant ship. Cloth cover, gilt title (dulled) on front cover and spine, dj (a little rubbed). One tiny repaired tear on title-page, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Small format: 17.2 x 11.6.

Vast encyclopedia of oceanic passenger transportation. Trans-Atlantic Passenger Ships, Trans-Pacific Passenger Ships, Trans-Pacific Passenger Ships via Panama Canal, Latin American Passenger Ships, and Passenger Ships to Africa and the Eastern Oceans. Index: P. 957 to 1002, on two columns.

10499
SMITH, Hervey Garrett
THE MARLINSPIKE SAILOR
$25.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 1993. 9th reprint of the 1971 original. Foreword by Boris Lauer-Leonardi. X, 131 PP with b/w drawings by author. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.7 x 21.7. 97800705921867

How to master knots, palm & needlework, making of small objects.

63310
SMITH, Oliver M. (Editor)
HMS BELFAST
$15.00 AUD

HMS Belfast Trust / Macmillan. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 45 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 333134567

75078
SMITH, Tony - "Creeksailor"
SEA-COUNTRY - Exploring Thames Estuary By-ways Under Sail
$35.00 AUD

Lodestar Books. London. 2014. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 38 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos (all photographs by the author). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 15.8.. 9781907206252

71959
SMYTH, Dacre
VIEWS OF VICTORIA, in the Steps of Von Guérard - A Fifth Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose
$30.00 AUD

Dacre Smyth. Melbourne. 1984. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir William Dargie. 119 PP with 102 colour plates: 51 by Eugen Von Guerard anf 51 by Darge Smyth. Eps: sketch map of Victoria with geographical position of each plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet name of previous owner on front endpaper. Signed by the author / artist on title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 22.5. 0959519858

75329
SOFRIN, Will
ALL HANDS ON DECK - A Modern - Day High Seas Adventure to the Far Side of the World
$45.00 AUD

Abrams Press. New York. 2023. 1st Ed. Foreword by Tom Rothman. XIV, 253 PP with b/w ilustrations (1 artwork, 17 technical drawings and 35 photos). FEP: Charted course "Newport, Panama, Loma Point (San Diego)". REP: Spars and Sails of "Rose" (replica of an 18TH century warship). Hard covers, marbled boards, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781419767067

The "Rose" was used for the 2002 movie "Master and Commander: the Far Side of the World", directed by Peter Weir.

68896
SOMERVILLE, Janet
JANET SOMERVILLE's BOTANICAL HISTORY OF TASMANIA 1642-1820
$60.00 AUD

University of Tasmania & Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 2006. 1st edition with a foreword by Winifred M. Curtis. Edited by Brad Potts, Gintaras Kantvilas and Jean Jarman. XXII, 233 PP with 2 tables, 19 maps and 60 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23 x 16. 9781862953420

75472
SPAIN, Edward
THE JOURNAL OF EDWARD SPAIN - Merchant Seaman and sometimes Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy describing the conditions of life at sea during the American Revolution and the wars with France
$145.00 AUD

The St. Mark's Press. Sydney. 1989. Limited edition of 104 numbered copies (hand number 17 and signed by the publisher). Introduction by Charles Fitzhardinge-Bailey, Printer and Publisher. (6), 89, (2 colophon) PP on Cambewarra Shoalhaven all rag hand-made paper. Vignette on title page: engraving by Richard Stafford. Bound in specially designed paste papers at the Press, cloth spine with gilt title on label. Dedicatory note to previous owner at top of front endpaper signed by Charles Fitzhardinge-Bailey. Scarce. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0947346015

Chapter IV: "Captain Phillip, R.N., and Mr Brewer" (his clerk). Experience with Captain Phillip on HMS Salisbury, of 50 guns, on a crossing from Portsmouth to Madras with calls at San Iags, Cape Verde Islands, Rio de Janeiro, Ioanna /Anjouan, Comoro Islands. . ...

74882
SPECTRE, Peter H. & LARKIN, David
WOODEN SHIP, The Art, History, and Revival of Wooden Boatbuilding
$30.00 AUD

Cassell Publishers. London. 1991. 1st soft cover edition. 272 PP with magnificent colour photographs. Illustrated title spread, half title page and endpapers. Stiff illustrated covers with flaps. A crease on the spine. An otherwise fine copy. 30.5 x 23. 9780304344895

Simple craft and canoes, the Vikings, the building of the "Susan Constant", flagship of the 3 first vessels bringing settlers to Jamestown on the Chesapeake, building of working sails, yachts...

43772
SPURR, Daniel
SPURR'S BOATBOOK - UPGRADING THE CRUISING SAILBOAT
$15.00 AUD

Seven Seas Press. Newport, R.I., USA. 1984. 2nd printing of the 1983 original. XVI, 336 PP with tables and 391 figures (b/w photos and drawings), illustrations by Bruce Bingham. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0915160579

69364
STAMBAUGH, Karl
GOOD SKIFFS - How They're Designed and Built
$35.00 AUD

Devereux Books. Marblehead, Massachusetts. 1998. 1st Ed. X, 223, (5) PP with headpieces and b/w illustrations: photos and drawings, line drawings, plans. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 0964007037

55517
STANIFORTH, Mark & NASH, Michael (Editors)
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY: Australian Approaches
$45.00 AUD

Springer. New York. 2008. 1st soft cover printing of the 2006 original. The Springer series in Underwater Archaeology. XVII, 222, (4) PP with tables and 30 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.6. 9780387769851

Articles by various contributors, including: Theoretical Approaches, Artifact Studies, Thematic Studies in Australian Maritime Archaeology, Individual Shipwreck Site Case Studies (Sirius, Pandora, Sydney Cove), Nautical Archaeology in Australia, the Indian Ocean and Asia, Innovative Approaches in Underwater Cultural Heritage Management, Maritime Museums and Maritime Archaeological Exhibitions, Cultural Tourism and Diver Education..

22853
STEELE, J. G.
THE BRISBANE RIVER
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1976. 1st Ed., in the Pageant of Australia series. 63 PP with 1 graph, 3 plans & 31 bw illust., plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Fp: Coal wharves at South Brisbane, 31 July 1886. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 24.2 x 18.3. 0851799124

Shipping, bridges, industries... Brisbane River floods.

73903
STREET, Donald M. Jr.
A CRUISING GUIDE TO THE LESSER ANTILLES
$15.00 AUD

Sail Books, Inc. Boston, Massachusetts. 1974. Revised edition. (16), 314, (6 index) PP with b/w illustrations (4 headpieces, 91 sketch charts & 41 drawings and topographical views.). Hard covers, pictorial front. Name and address of previous owner on preliminary page. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.7 x 25.8.

Helpful hints, warnings, and common sense for the yachtsman.

21859
STREET, Sean
THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND
$15.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, 208 PP with 2 maps & 8 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285630512

Night of 7th December 1875, the Deutschland, a German emigrant ship, off course, ran aground on the Kentish Knock, a sandbank of the Thames estuary.

74506
STUART, John McDouall
THE JOURNALS OF JOHN McDOUALL STUART during the Years 1858, 1859, 1860, 1861, & 1862, when he fixed the Centre of the Continent and successfully crossed it from Sea to Sea
$100.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1975. Facsimile reprint of the 1865 edition. No. 198 in the "Australiana Facsimile Editions" series. Edited by William Hardman. (2), (XXIV, 511 PP, plus 14 plates with b/w illustrations (1 photo, 1 map and 12 engravings) and a large folded "Map of Stuart's Discoveries" at rear of book. Fp: Photographic Portrait of Mr. Stuart. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Minimal light foxing, mostly on top and fore outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.7 x 15. 072430049X

58759
SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
THE SYDNEY MORNING HERALD - Centenary Supplement 1831 - April 18th - 1931
$100.00 AUD

Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 1931. Centenary Supplement: Saturday, April 18, 1931. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (4 headpieces, 10 portraits, 41 photos, 51 drawings or engravings, period advertisements). Plus facsimile reprint of the first issue of "The Sydney Herald", Monday, April 18, 1831 (4 PP, 48 x 33). Some pages with chips and tears. First and last page (fragile) and repaired at one of the folds (with loss of few words of text on the page 2). Ageing of paper and foxing. Rare. Format (Centenary Supplement: 66.5 x 53 cms) & Facsimile: 48 x 33 cms).

75305
SYME, Marten A.
SEEDS OF A SETTLEMENT, A Perspective of Port Fairy in the Second Half of the Nineteenth Century through the Surviving Buildings and their Inhabitants
$25.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Melbourne. 1991 1st Ed. Publication No. 43. XII, 158 PP with 1 map and 95 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plan at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover, sunned at spine, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 0646058770

34920
TARDY DE MONTRAVEL, Captain J.
NEW CALEDONIA
$40.00 AUD

Colin Hinchcliffe, "Empire Books". York, UK. c.1995. Facsimile reprint of 4 articles published in "The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle", 1856. Translated from the Annales Maritimes et Coloniales. 33 PP with 1 table. Soft covers, title on front cover, spiral bound. Near fine 29.9 x 21.

The author, Captain of the French warship "Constantine", discovered, explored and settled the site of Nouméa, capital of New Caledonia.

74012
TARDY DE MONTRAVEL, Captain J.
ESTABLISHMENT OF NEW CALEDONIA AS A COLONY OF FRANCE
$30.00 AUD

Colin Hinchcliffe, "Empire Books". York, UK. c.1995. Facsimile reprint of an article published in "The Nautical Magazine and Naval Chronicle", issue of July 1855. Translated from the Annales Maritimes et Coloniales. 9 PP (recto only). Soft covers, title on front cover, spiral bound. Near fine 29.9 x 21.

The author, Captain of the French warship "Constantine", discovered, explored and settled the site of Nouméa, capital of New Caledonia.

70876
TASMANIAN MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
HUON PINE
$20.00 AUD

Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery. Hobart. 1977. 1st Ed. Introduction by D. R. Gregg. Compiled and edited by the staff at TMAG. 24 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 set of 16 drawings by J.D. Hooker, 1 drawing and 13 photos). Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 27 x 19. 0724602658

Publication coinciding with an exhibition at TMAG, 28 June to 28 August 1977.

71175
TAYLOR, Colin
TAYLORS AND THE TAMAR, Plus Surrounding Districts
$45.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2020. 1st Ed., No. 68 in the Roebuck series. VIII, 265, (5) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (facsimile of newspaper cuttings, maps, plans, paintings and photos) and 83 b/w illust. Laminated boards, illustrated front. Fine. 26 x 21. 9780992366094

Up to and including transportation in the 1850's to Van Diemen's Land, Flinders Island, Serving his Time, then by decade to the 1930's and beyond plus the Taylor family tree.

75256
TAYLOR, Colin
THE BROTHERS TAYLOR - A Tasmanian Maritime History
$45.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed., No. 50 in the Roebuck series. VIII, 184 PP with numerous facsimile of newspaper cuttings, 2 maps, 2 plans and 83 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with spine and part close to it: sunned. Copy signed by the author on front endpaper, and gift note on title page. Near fine 25.8 x 18. 0958656142

22105
TAYLOR, James
YACHTS ON CANVAS, Artists' Images of Yachts from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day
$35.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 14 bw and 131 colour illust. Title spread: Royal Forth Yacht Regatta, Granton, 25 July 1859. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 28.5. 0851777198

62869
TAYLOR, Peter
SHIPWRECKS - A Practical Guide to Research and Discovery
$40.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Melbourne. 2013. 1st Ed. IX, 179 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.7. 9780980590241

75267
THOMAS, Nicholas, ADAMS, Julie, LYTHBERG, Billie, NUKU Maia & SALMOND, Amiria (editors)
ARTEFACTS OF ENCOUNTER: Cook's Voyages, Colonial Collecting and Museum Histories
$100.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 2016. 1st US edition of the New Zealand original. 348 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Old label associated with a paddle collected in New Zealand. FEP: the Maudslay Gallery, Museum of Archeology and Anthropology, Cambridge. REP: Heiau with a marker to HMS Blonde. Hard covers, title (silver lettering) on front board and spine, ribbon page-marker. Fine. 29.2 x 25.7. 9780824859350

End of 20th century visit to the sites of contact between Cook's crews in Dusky Sound (1773) and Queen Charlotte Sound (1770).

75058
THOMPSON, John
PROBATION IN PARADISE - The Story of Convict Probationers on Tasman's and Forestier's Peninsulas, Van Diemen's Land, 1841-1857
$75.00 AUD

Artemis Publishing. Hobart. 2007. 1st Ed. Foreword by Michael Roe, Emeritus Professor of History. X, 272 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Watercolour of "Eagle Hawk Neck", in 1840s. (inside front cover: Chart of Forestiers and Peninsulas. Inside back cover: chart of Tasman's Peninsula. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29. 9780646481111

43202
THORSOE, Soren, SIMONSEN, Peter & FREDERICHSEN, Frederik
THE DANNEBROG FLEET 1883-1993
$30.00 AUD

Dannebrog Rederi AS. Rungsted, Denmark. 1993. 1st Ed., with an historic preface by Ebbe Wedell-Wedellsborg. 208 PP with 1 map, 8 profiles (in colour), 7 plans, 270 b/w photos and 4 colour illustrations. FEP (in colour): Nordborg, 1930. REP (in colour): Brattingsborg, 1970. Pictorial boards. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy.. 27.6 x 24.2. 8798430505

49601
THROCKMORTON, Peter
OLDEST KNOWN SHIPWRECK YIELDS BRONZE AGE CARGO (in National Geographic Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

Washington. 1962. N.G.S. Volume 121, No.5, May, 1962. Contains article between pages 696 and 711 with 2 maps, 1 b/w illustration and 17 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.5.

Diving 32 centuries into the past, archeologists off the coast of Turkey bring up relics of Traojan War times.

39349
TISDELL, Clem, SHANG, Yung C. & LEUNG, PingSun (editors)
ECONOMICS OF COMMERCIAL GIANT CLAM MARICULTURE
$15.00 AUD

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Canberra. 1994. 1st Ed., ACIAR Monograph No. 25. (2), 306 PP with figures (graphs, maps...), and 17 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 18632900983

17056
TOGHILL, J. E.
MANUAL OF YACHT NAVIGATION
$15.00 AUD

Murray. Sydney. 1963. 1st Ed. XI, 172 PP with 63 b/w illust. (figures, sketches, drawings, photos,...) & 11 location diagrams. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Dust jacket (illustrated by Jack Earl) is a little rubbed and chipped, o/wise very good. 24.7 x 17.6.

Navigation equipment, ship's compass, charts, plotting, dead reckoning, etc...

69365
TOPOLSKI, Daniel
HENLEY - The Regatta
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1984. 1st soft cover edition. 12 PP with 9 b/w photos, plus 100 pages with 94 b/w photos by Rogerr George Clark. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 28 x 18.5. 0719547199

75542
TOY, Ernest W., Jr.
ADVENTURERS AFLOAT - A Nautical Bibliography (in 2 volumes)
$200.00 AUD

The Scarecrow Press, Inc. Metuchen, N. J., & London. 1988. 1st Ed. Volume I, Part I: XII, 476 PP. Volume 2, Parts II-IV: (2), 477-1179 PP. Cloth covers, gilt title on front covers and spines. Fine. 22.2 x 14.3. 0810821893

A Comprehensive Guide to Books in English recounting the Adventures of Amateur Sailors upon the waters of the World in Yachts, Boats, and other Devices and including Works and Arts and Sciences of Cruising, Racing, Seamanship, Navigation, Design, building, etc. from the earliest writings through 1986.

16762
TREASE, Geoffrey
SAMUEL PEPYS AND HIS WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Book Club Assoc. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1972 Thames & Hudson original. 128 PP with 147 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Samuel Pepys. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23.8 x 18.5.

First-class administrator and one of the makers of the Royal Navy.

75135
TRIPP, Basil H.
THE NAVAL REVIEW INDEX - Volumes 1-64, 1913-1976
$15.00 AUD

The Naval Review / The National Maritime Museum. London. 1978 1st Ed. Foreword by Winston S. Churchill, M.P. XII, 188 PP (on 2 columns). Hard covers, title (silver lettering) on front board and spine. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 15.

3 parts: Articles, Notes and Notices / Correspondence / Book Reviews, Notices and Lists.

63160
TROUP, Kenneth D.
TUG & SALVAGE WORLD ANNUAL REVIEW 1992/93
$15.00 AUD

TRP Magazines. London. 1993. Annual edition. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (plans & photos). Pictorial soft cover ("Mereksen"). Name of previous owner at top of "Contents" page. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0947637567

50559
UREN, Malcolm (compiler)
SAILS ON THE SWAN, The History of the Royal Perth Yacht Club 1865-1965
$35.00 AUD

R.Y.C. of W.A.Perth. 1966. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 23 b/w photos. Fp: Running before the wind. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 24.5 x 16.5.

74099
VALLENTINE, John & MATERS, Maxine
SAILING THROUGH RUSSIA From the Arctic to the Black Sea
$80.00 AUD

Maxine Maters & John Vallentine. No place. 2016. 1st Ed. 317 PP with a few b/w illustrations in the "Historical Notes" section (pages 258 to 279) and hundreds of colour illustrations: maps, plans and photos... Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 28 x 21. 9781526202581

Voyage of the "Tainui", first foreign-flagged yacht to sail for 4 months in 2013 the Volga - Don waterways. Updated and correct to December 2015.

57003
VAN SOMMERS, Tess
SYDNEY SKETCHBOOK
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1981. Revised edition of the 1965 original. 56 PP with 26 sketches by Unk White. Eps: plan of the city. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 0851795285

60911
VARE, Alan B.
THE HARDY BOOK OF FISHERMAN'S KNOTS
$15.00 AUD

Camden Publishing. London. 1989 Revised reprint of the 1987 original. Foreword by James L. Hardy. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.7 x 12. 0900249129

Recommended and tried knots for the sport fisherman.

44093
VAUGHAN, Roger (editor)
AMERICA'S CUP XXVII - STARS & STRIPES - The Official Record 1988
$50.00 AUD

Dennis Conner Sports Inc. San Diego. 1988. 1st Ed., with a preface by Henry Racamier, of Louis Vuitton S.A. (4), 144 PP with 2 plans, Sketches, 3 b/w and 198 colour photos by Margherita Bottini, Daniel Forster and Marshall Harrington. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Signed by Dennis Conner. 31 x 24.5. 0961879912

Race off San Diego.

67294
VAUGHAN, Thomas & MURRAY-OLIVER, A. A. St. C. M.
CAPTAIN COOK R.N., THE RESOLUTE MARINER - An International Record of Oceanic Discovery
$15.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland, Oregon. 1974. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir James Madden. Preface by Thomas Vaughan. Introduction by Edmund Hayes. XIII, 97 PP with 85 pages of b/w illustrations, plus 4 colour plates. Eps: Carte reduite des parties connues du Globe Terrestre MDCCLV. Pictorial card cover. Covers somewhat rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.8 x 20.3. 875950493

Catalogue for an exhibition on Capt. Cook organized by the Oregon Historical Society for the bicentennial of the USA and the exploration of Cook on its shores.

75080
VEITCH, Michael
THE BATTLE OF THE BISMARCK SEA - The Forgotten Battle that Saved the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2021. 1st edition. (VIII), 342, (2) PP with 1 map & location map, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Light crease on lower part of front cover, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780733645891

1st to 4th March 1943.

49743
VILLIERS, Alan
THE QUEST OF THE SCHOONER ARGUS. A Voyage to The Banks and Greenland
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1951. 1st Ed. XI, 256 PP with 1 plan of the Argus, 1 diagram and 3 maps, plus 48 pages with 94 b/w photos by the author. Fp: The Doryman. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. A very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23 x 15.

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

49751
VILLIERS, Alan
POSTED MISSING - The Story of Ships Lost without Trace in Recent Years
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 8 figures & 9 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photographs. Fp: In a Heavy Sea. Eps: World map with position of ships posted missing. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with piece missing at head and foot). Foxing, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5.

Chapters 9 & 10: The mystery of the Waratah.

74977
VILLIERS, Alan
CRUISE OF THE "CONRAD"
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1940. 1st edition in the "Black Jacket Books" series, of the 1937 original. V, 6-320 PP with 2 plans of the "Joseph Conrad" and 9 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. FEP: Map with route of the Joseph Conrad. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with pieces torn at head and foot of spine and parts of covers, now in a protective sleeve. War economy paper, foxing throughout. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. Very good reading copy. 18 x 12.

A journal of a voyage around the world undertaken and carried out in the ship "Joseph Conrad", 212 tons, in the years 1934, 1935 and 1936 by way of Good Hope, the South Seas, the East Indies and Cape Horn.

75029
VILLIERS, Alan
PIONEERS OF THE SEVEN SEAS
$30.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1956. 1st Ed. IX, 220 PP with 6 charts and 9 drawings by James Fuller, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w illustrations. Hard covers. Foxing spots on top edge, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

From Henry the Navigator, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan to whalers, tankers, etc ...

56013
WALKER, Lieut. Frank B., R.A.N.V.R.
TALES OF THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

New Century Press. Sydney. c. 1945. 1st juvenile edition. 45 PP with 21 colour illustrations by B. E. Pike. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed on spine. Ageing and foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.5

14399
WALKER, Peter Benson (editor)
THE LOG OF THE CIRCUMNAVIGATION OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND BY CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY 1814-1815 and Other Accounts of Early Exploration of the West and North West Coast of Tasmania taken from Tasmanian Parliamentary Papers
$30.00 AUD

Caudell, A.B., Government Printer. Hobart. 1986. 1st edition limited to 2100 copies. Preface by Robin Gray, Premier of Tasmania. X, 58 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 1 large folded map (in colour) of North-West quarter of Van Diemen's Land. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Three newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Near fine. 26 x 18.7. 0724622802

Published for "Tasmania Day", 24th November, 1986.

54786
WALKER, Stuart H.
ADVANCED RACING TACTICS
$15.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. London. 1982. Reprint of the 1981 paperback edition (1976 original). 399 PP with illustrations (diagrams and 60 drawings) by Thomas Price. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 0207142394

66626
WARD, Captain A. R. (compiler)
THE CHRONICLES OF THE ROYAL THAMES YACHT CLUB
$20.00 AUD

Fernhurst Books. Arundel, West Sussex. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh. 270 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dust jacket. A fine copy. 31 x 23. 189866062X

18605
WARE, J. K., Naval Historian
AN OUTLINE OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy) / AGPS. Canberra. 1976. 1st Ed. VI, 90 PP with 24 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 25 x 17.5. 0642018669

From the discovery and settlement to the post-Vietnam era.

75224
WARNER, Peter R.
OCEAN OF LIGHT - 30 Years in Tonga and the Pacific
$40.00 AUD

Peter Raymond Warner. Keerong, NSW. 2018 1st Ed. Foreword by Sione Filipe Totau. XIV, 241, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (head pieces, documents, newspaper clippings and over 100 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.7 x 14. 9781721185306

Rescue of stranded seamen (Ata island and Minerva Reef), shipwrecked on Middleton Reef. Warner Pacific Line, based and registered in Nuku(alofa, Tonga.

35656
WEINBERG, Samantha
A FISH CAUGHT IN TIME - The search for the Coelacanth
$15.00 AUD

Fourth Estate. London. 1999. 1st Ed. XVI, 239 PP with 4 maps and 31 b/w illust. Eps: Bathymetric map of the Indian Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 18.5 x 13.3. 1857029062

The dramatic story of the discovery of a 400 million-year-old living fossil.

45897
WEXHAM, Brian
SHIPWRECKS OF THE WESTERN CAPE
$20.00 AUD

Howard Timmins. Cape, South Africa. c. 1985. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 1 map on double page, 1 chart, b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 24. 0869782517

HMS Sceptre, 1799. Birkenhead, 1852...

41371
WHEATLEY, Keith
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GUIDE TO MARITIME BRITAIN
$15.00 AUD

Caxton Editions. London. 2000. Reprint of the 1990 original published by Webb & Bower. 208 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: 4 stackers Mauretania, by Montague Dawson. FEP: Map of the North of the British Isles and Ulster. REP: Map of the South of the British Isles. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 25.3 x 19.7. 1840672323

63127
WHITE, Richard (editor)
SIGNIFICANT SMALL VESSELS OF 1991
$25.00 AUD

RINA / The Royal Institution of Naval Architects. London. 1992. 1992 edition. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (plans & photos). Pictorial soft cover (Jet Raider III). Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 0903055147

Study of 24 vessels.

21574
WILLIAMSON, James A. (editor)
THE CABOT VOYAGES AND BRISTOL DISCOVERY UNDER HENRY VII, with the Cartography of the Voyages by R. A. Skelton
$40.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1962. 1st Ed. No. CXX in the Second series. XVI, 332 PP with 12 sketch maps, plus 1 map of the North Atlantic and 14 b/w plates. 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: Folded World map of Juan de La Cosa, 1500. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with with light foxing and sunned spine and a small closed tear. A near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.

74358
WILLIAMSON, Robert
THE CRUISE OF THE SCHOONER DRIFTWOOD
$15.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1962. 1st Edition. 160 PP with b/w illustrations, endpaper maps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket. . Near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.

A voyage from Lake Ontario via many inland waterways, covering some 2,500 miles during winter down the Atlantic seaboard to the Bahamas.

75109
WILSON, Andrew
OLD SEA DOGS OF TASMANIA
$45.00 AUD

Paul County / Sunny South Publishing. Hobart. 2013. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 1 coloured postcard and b/w photos. Pictorial hard covers, title on front board and spine. Fine. 26.7 x 22. 9780980635508

75341
WOLFARD, Bernard K. and BOLGER, Phil
COMMON SENSE DESIGN BOOK
$20.00 AUD

Common Sense Designs. Beaverton, Or. 1992. 1st printing of the 1st edition, August 1992.. No pagination, (4), 38 ("Instant" Boats), 55 ("Complex" Boats) PP with b/w figures (plans, sketch plans and 47 photos). Soft covers, pictorial front. Signature at top of front cover which also has a small rubbed patch. Contents are near fine. 28 x 21.5.

27 Instant Boats, and 26 Complex Boats, plus 3 appendices. Appendix No. 2: Description of 4 boats (Micro, Jinni, Birdwatcher & Martha Jane), by Phil Bolger.

16338
WOODLEY, Arthur E.
WESTERN PORT WRECKS AND MARITIME MISHAPS
$20.00 AUD

Loch Haven Books. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Ed. XV, 101 PP with b/w illust. (photos & maps), 5 pages Glossary. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 1875308083

An account of the maritime mishaps, fishing reminiscences, seafaring anecdotes and the tragedies in and off Western Port.

75102
WORTH, Claud
YACHT NAVIGATION AND VOYAGING
$30.00 AUD

J. D. Potter. London. 1947. 3rd edition of the 1927 original. VIII, 320 PP with tables & 41 b/w illustrations (plans, line drawings, sketch maps, coastal views, diagrams ...). plus 1 folded plan, 1 folded map & 9 bw plates with 22 photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover & spine although covers are speckled and frayed around edges and lettering is affected. Offsetting of endpapers and occasional foxing. Internally contents are near fine and overall still a very good copy. Image shows the title-page. 24.5 x 16.

Navigation (hints & deep knowledge). Voyaging to Rockall and round the British Isles in 1921, North west coast of Spain in 1925, and to the Azores in 1926.

75325
WORTHINGTON, Jan
SCHOLARLY SCOUNDREL: Lauren Hynes Halloran
$25.00 AUD

Halstead Press. Sydney. 2015 1st Ed. Foreword by Keith A. Johnson. 256 PP with 4 family trees, tables and 90 b/w illustrations: 11 headpieces, documents, maps and plans, drawings and paintings, prints and photos, portraits. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781925043198

Fake, Forger and Father, Australia's Pioneer Headmaster of Sydney Grammar School.

74551
YOUNG, Jess
RECENT JOURNEY OF EXPLORATION ACROSS THE CONTINENT OF AUSTRALIA; Its Deserts, Native Races, and Natural History
$40.00 AUD

Gaston Renard. Melbourne. 1978. Limited edition, No.78/200. 54 PP with b/w illustrations. Errata slip loosely inserted. Illustrated card covers a little faded around edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 14. 0959989935

Jess Young was the astronomer of the Giles Expedition and the account was first published in the Bulletin of the American Geographical Society in 1878.