Maritime Books

Maritime Catalogue #100

Last update: Saturday, 22 June 2024.

73831
ABEL, Gordon
AGAINST THE GRAIN: with the Huon Pine Loggers of the West Coast of Tasmania
$25.00 AUD

D.& G. Abel. Newmarket, Qld. c. 2000. 1st Ed. (4), 63 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map at centrefold and 32 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.7.

34394
AIMA
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 8, No. 1, 1984
$15.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1984. Edited by Jeremy GREEN. (2), 42 PP with 22 figures. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Iron Whaler wrecked off Fraser Island, Norwegian Bay, W. A., by Myra Stanbury. Site believed to be the HMAS Sydney, by Mike McCarthy.

34403
AIMA
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 20, No. 2
$20.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Adelaide. 1996. Volume 20, Number 2, 1996. Edited by Jeremy Green & Myra Stanbury. 70 PP with b/w figures (drawings, maps, photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Shipwreck of the Northern Territory, by Cosmos Coreoneos. Catalina wreck sites in East Arm, Darwin Harbour by Silvano Jung.

58941
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SOLO CRUISING - AYRS Publication No.53
$10.00 AUD

Amateur Yacht Research Society. London. 1965. 1st ed. 87, (3) PP with b/w figures. Illustrated soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.

73470
APPLETON, Richard & Barbara
The Cambridge DICTIONARY OF AUSTRALIAN PLACES
$25.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1992. 1st Ed. XII, 356 PP with over 26 maps. Eps: Map of Australia, with "Index of Maps". Hard covers, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edges and inside dust jacket. Fine. 25.5 x 17.8. 9780521395069

64359
ARCHIVES AUTHORITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES [THE]
GUIDE TO SHIPPING AND FREE PASSENGER RECORDS - No.17
$10.00 AUD

The Archives Authority of New South Wales. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. 98 PP. Typescript. Illustration of "The Great Britain" on page 4. Card covers browned around edges with light foxing on covers and some pages. Overall, a very good copy. Folio: 33 x 21.

73747
ARMSTRONG, Warren
LAST VOYAGE, A Saga of Ships that Never Came Back
$25.00 AUD

Frederick Muller Ltd. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 239 PP plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illustrations/photos. Hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket has light wear and is in a protective sleeve. Dedicatory note to previous owner on FFEP. A near fine copy. Scarce with the dust jacket. 20.2 x 13.5.

The "Essex", sunk by a sperm whale, the "Titanic" sunk by an iceberg, the "Normandie" sunk in New York Harbour...

73579
ASHLEY, Clifford W.
THE ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS
$150.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1963. 1st reprint of the 1947 UK edition (US original of 1944). X, (2), 620 PP profusely illustrated in b/w, plus 8 pages of half-tones. Eps: Twelve sea chest ends showing beckets. Red cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on front of dust jacket and at top of FFEP. Dust jacket has a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. Close to 10 papers (5 in colour) on ropes or knots, loosely inserted. An excellent copy. Heavy book and extra postage may be required. 28 x 22.

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

19354
BABBAGE, Ross
RETHINKING AUSTRALIA'S DEFENCE
$20.00 AUD

UQP. Brisbane. 1980. 1st Ed. XXII, 312 PP with 9 figures and 9 tables. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet signature & date on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.6. 0702214868

73764
BAILEY, Maurice & Maralyn
SECOND CHANCE
$30.00 AUD

David McKay Co. Inc. New York. 1977. 1st Ed. (12), 305 PP with b/w illustrations (20 maps, facsimiles of documents, drawings & olans, and photos). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few small chips and in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.8. 0679507523

... with the yacht Auralyn II, 15 July 1975 to 27 August 1976.

75603
BAILEY, Maurice & Maralyn
117 DAYS ADRIFT
$20.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing. Lymington, UK. 1974. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Peter Scott. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, 31 facsimiles of document, 32 drawings, and 43 photos). Eps: Colour map of the Central Eastern Pacific. Hard cover, dj. Hand-written note praising the contents on title-page. A near fine copy. 22 x 16.2. 0245522603

The survival after the sinking of the yacht Auralyn.

48939
BARTON, G. B. (editor)
HISTORICAL SKETCH OF NEW SOUTH WALES
$15.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Sydney. 1980. Facsimile reprint of the 1886 original. 159 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Note at top of front endpaper. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0701813458

72085
BASSETT, Marnie
REALMS AND ISLANDS, The World Voyage of Rose de Freycinet in the Corvette Uranie 1817-1820
$55.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1962. 1st Ed. XII, 275 PP with 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 1 map and 46 b/w illust. Fp: Portraits of Rose and of Louis de Freycinet. FEP: Voyage Toulon to Shark Bay. REP: Shark Bay to Le Havre. Cloth cover, gilt ttle on vignette on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.

The voyage of Rose with her husband, Capt. Louis de Saulces de Freycinet, of the Uranie. Calls in Australia, shipwrecked on the Falklands (from her journal & letters and the reports of Louis de Saulces de Freycinet, Capitaine de Corvette).

11882
BATES, John
THE LAST ISLANDS
$10.00 AUD

Boolarong. Brisbane. 1993. 2nd edition, updated of the 1990 original. 120 PP with 1 drawing, 5 maps, 9 b/w & 29 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.8 x 14.8. 0864391684

History of the Whitsunday and Cumberland Islands.

21465
BATESON, Charles
GOLD FLEET FOR CALIFORNIA, Forty-Niners from Australia and New Zealand
$20.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1963. 1st Ed. 172 PP, plus 14 pages with 16 bw illust. Eps (folded): Deserted ships in San Francisco Harbour. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, dj. Light foxing, mostly on the outside front page edges o/wise fine. 24.4 x 16.2.

A contribution to Australian maritime history, depicting the crossing of over 7000 Australians & New Zealanders who sailed to the Californian gold fields.

32208
BEILBY, Alec
TO BEAT THE CLIPPERS, The Financial Times Clipper Race 1975-6
$10.00 AUD

Allen Lane. London. 1976. 1st Ed. XX, 212 PP with 1 map, 5 plans, and 74 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 12 colour photos. Title spread: Tower Bridge, Thames. FEP: Map of the first leg from Sheerness to Sydney. REP: Map of the Financial Times clipper race. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0713909676

Great Britain II, against Kriter II, The Great Escape and CSeRB II Busnelli up to Sydney; then Anaconda between Sydney and Dover.

20595
BENCHLEY, Peter
GHOSTS OF WAR IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC - WRECK OF THE COOLIDGE (in National Geographic - Vol.173, No.4)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1988. April 1988. Contains articles P. 424 to 467 with bw and colour photos. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Wrecks of planes, and ships in the South Pacific War zone. Wreck of the President Coolidge, sunk off Santo, Vanuatu in 1942 and now a popular diving destination.

67132
BLAINEY, Geoffrey
SEA OF DANGERS: Captain Cook and his Rivals
$20.00 AUD

Penguin Group. Melbourne. 2010. 1st paperback edition of the 2008 original. XI, 420 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780143798521

1768 to 1771: quest of the great Southland by Captain Cook on the Endeavour and Jean de Surville on the St. Jean Baptiste.

73741
BLAKE, George
THE FIRTH OF CLYDE
$30.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1952. 288 PP, plus 22 pages with 38 b/w photos plus Frontispiece: Summer Holidays - The paddle-steamer Jeanie Deans, in L.N.E.R. colours, approaching Dunoon Pier. Eps: Map of the Clyde Sea area. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket designed by R. Johnston. Jacket is somewhat chipped and in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 21.6 x 14.5.

73689
BOBROW, Jill & JINKINS, Dana
CLASSIC YACHT INTERIORS
$50.00 AUD

Concepts Publishing. New York. 1982. 1st Ed. IX, 179 PP with drawings, sketch-plans and colour photos. Title spread: "Lindo", a Baltic Trader built 1927. Eps: Beach scenes in the Caribbean. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Dust jacket has been laminated and has a little wear around edges. An otherwise near fine copy. 29 x 26.5. 0393032744

Covering over 120 yachts, with accommodation plans & colour photos of main saloons, galleys, heads, cockpits, and navigation areas.

39428
BONNOR, Jenelle & BROWN, Gary (editors)
SECURITY FOR THE 21st CENTURY - Australia's 1994 Defence White Paper
$30.00 AUD

Australian Defence Studies Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. XVIII, 247 PP with 1 map, 3 tables and 8 graphs. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0731703189

Strategic environment. Regional perspectives (Indonesia, New Zealand), and Alliance reaction (USA). Defence plans and programs ( A Naval Perspective)...Defence industry... Politics.

73714
BOWDEN, Tim
CHANGI PHOTOGRAPHER - George Aspinall's Record of Captivity
$20.00 AUD

ABC Enterprise & Sun Books. Sydney. 1989. Paperback edition of the 1984 original. 144 PP with b/w illustrations: 3 maps, 2 newspaper clippings and photographs. Pictorial stiff covers. Reminder mark at top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.8 x 21. 9780725105808

Departure and following the Fall of Singapore: POW in Changi, construction of the Burma railway...

73715
BOWDEN, Tim
THE CHANGI CAMERA - A Unique Record of Changi and the Thai-Burma Railway
$10.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2012. Revised and expanded edition of the 1984 original. XIV, 242 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 newspaper clipping, 1 leaflet, 3 maps and photographs. Illustrated endpapers. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 17.7. 9780733629624

Departure and following the Fall of Singapore: POW in Changi, construction of the Burma railway...

15492
BRANAGAN, J.G.
THE HISTORIC TAMAR VALLEY, Its People, Places and Shipping 1798-1990
$45.00 AUD

Regal Publications. Launceston. 1991. 1st Ed. XIV, 316 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps & plans, photos & paintings). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 094945768X

History of the third oldest settlement in Australia.

73380
BROWN, Michael & HUMPHREYS, Graham
SAILING SHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1975. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 11 b/w drawings and 31 colour illustrations by Graham Humphreys. Title page: stern view of a Dutch Man of War. FEP: Sail plans of a 4 mast barque. REP: Sketches of 9 type of sailing ships. Pictorial laminated boards, dust jacket with a few light stains on the inside. Ex Library copy with stamp on title page, remnants of envelope on last page, and sellotape marks on endpapers. Lower corner of fore flap clipped. (not the price). A very good copy. Oblong: 21 x 26. 0241022517

For younger readers.

73643
BROWN, Susie & WARNER, Margaret
LONE PINE - Centenary Edition
$60.00 AUD

Little Hare Books / Hardie Grant. Melbourne. 2014. Centenary Edition of the 2012 orginal. No pagination. 32 PP with colour illustrations by Sebastian Ciaffaglione. Pictorial hard covers. Illustrated book plate pasted down on free fly of front endpaper, with signed dedicatory note by both authors. Fine (as new condition). Rare. 25 x 25. 9781742978703

.. Pine cones collected at the end of this battle on Gallipoli Peninsula and planted in Cardiff, NSW, then transplanted in Canberra and Inverell.

68594
BUCKBY, Pauline Yvette
THE FRENCH CONNECTION
$35.00 AUD

Author. Hobart. 2014. 1st Ed. 118 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. Fine. 21 x 14.8..

Story of 3 families who settled in Tasmania : De Jersey from the Channel Islands, Golding from Berkshire and Read from Norfolk.

15826
BURKHARDT, Frederick
CHARLES DARWIN'S LETTERS, A Selection 1825-1859
$10.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould. XXVI, 249 PP. Fp: Portrait of Charles Darwin, 1840. FEP:Darwin and Wedgwood family tree. REP: Map of voyage of H.M.S. Beagle. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.3. 0521562120

19463
BURNELL, John
BOMBAY IN THE DAYS OF QUEEN ANNE, Being an account of the Settlement written by John Burnell
$100.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1933. 1st Ed. No. LXXII, in the Second series, with an Introduction and Notes by Samuel T. Sheppard. XXX, 192 PP plus 3 maps. Fp: Bombay Castle in its modern surroundings. Cloth cover, gilt device on front and back cover, gilt title on spine (faded). Bookplate on front endpaper. A near fine copy. Scarce. 22.6 x 15.

Bombay in the 1710's and adventures in Bengal which he reached in 1712.

73748
CALAHAN, H. A.
LEARNING TO CRUISE
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1935. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 286 PP with 30 plans and sketches, plus 18 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: ...the peace and loveliness of a quiet anchorage. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Light wear to covers, price-clipped dust jacket has some wear and is in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 20.5 x 14.

73753
CALAHAN, H. A.
LEARNING TO RACE
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1934. 1st Ed. XVI, 319 PP with 18 b/w illustrations, plus 18 pages with over 45 b/w photos. Fp: ...He gets her going. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Light wear to covers, price-clipped dust jacket has some wear and is in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 20.5 x 14.

73749
CALAHAN, Harold Augustin
THE SHIP'S HUSBAND - A Guide to Yachtsmen in the Care of their Craft
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1937. 1st Edition. XIV, (2), 323 PP with 38 figures, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w photos. Fp: Barnacles. Blue cloth cover, title on front and spine, price-clipped dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve. Book is near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.

73641
CALLIL, Carmen
BAD FAITH - A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
$30.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 2006. 1st Ed. XXX, 607, (3) PP with 2 Family Trees, 4 maps and 17 text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 70 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Signed by the author on title page. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 17. 9780375411311

... and Tasmania. At the time, the motto of France under Marechal Pétain, was: Travail / Famille / Patrie (Work / Family / Fatherland).

67636
CAMPBELL, P. & A.
THE WHITE FUNNEL HANDBOOK - Official Handbook of P. & A. Campbell Ltd.
$40.00 AUD

P. & A. Campbell. Bristol. c. 1930. 1st Ed. 112 PP with advertising material, 15 street plans and b/w illustrations, plus 2 large folded maps in colour "Bristol Channel Services" and "South Coast Services". Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19 x 13.

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

37679
CARSE, Robert
THE TWILIGHT OF SAILING SHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Galahad Books. New York. c.1970. Reprint of the 1966 "Galahad Books" edition (1965 original). Foreword by Howard I. Chapelle. 206 PP with 1 endpiece, 17 head pieces, 7 plans, 105 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Clipper ship "Red Jacket", by Gordon Grant. Eps: Map of the maiden passages of the California clipper ships "Flying Cloud" & "Swordfish". Hard cover, gilt titlre, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 28 x 21.

Final days of many types of vessels, showing the slow decadence of the sailing freighters and their ultimate economic death.

38506
CASSELLS, Vic
THE DESTROYERS, their Battles and their Badges
$35.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed., in the Australia's Naval Heritage series. XIV, 250 PP with 60 badges in colour and b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. 28.7 x 21.6. 0731808932

73161
CAWTHORNE, Nigel
VIETNAM - A War Lost and Won
$10.00 AUD

Lifetime Distributor / Arcturus. Castle Hill, NSW. 2004. 1st Australian paperback edition of the 2003 original. 240 PP with b/w illustrations (2 map and 28 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841931555

68453
CHAMBERS, Admiral B. M.
SALT JUNK - Naval Reminiscences, 1881-1906
$25.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1927. 1st Ed., illustrated by the author. X, 364 PP, (2 adv.) with 44 b/w text-illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates (2 engravings and 2 photos) and a colour frontispiece. Fp: Rio de Janeiro (water colour). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine somewhat faded, a little light foxing, a library vignett and stamp on FFEP and former owner's name/address on half-title page. Small closed tear/chip on the top of the first 5 pages, o/wise contents very clean and overall a very good copy. 22.7 x 14.5.

Between February 1913 and April 1914, Admiral B. M. Chambers was the first Captain of the Royal Australian Naval College, Osborne House, Geelong.

73737
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
YACHT DESIGNING AND PLANNING For Yachtsmen, Students and Amateurs
$60.00 AUD

Putnam, London. 1937. 1st UK Ed. ix, P.11 to 319 with many figures, line drawings & plans. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers with light wear around edges. Light offsetting of endpapers, otherwise a fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 16.

Tools and materials, preliminary designs, etc ...

17950
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
WINDJAMMERS AND SHELLBACKS, Strange True Stories of the Sea
$15.00 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 covers somewhat soiled and a little frayed at bottom of spine. Dulled spine, no dust jacket. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 22 x 15.2.

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

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,...

72898
Chef der Hydrografie
HYDROGRAFISCHE KAART, voor Kust-en Binnenwateren, voor Beroeps-en Pleziervaart - 1807: Grevelingenmeer / Krammer / Volkerak en Harinngvliet / Hollandsch Diep
$15.00 AUD

Dienst der Hydrografie van de Koninklijke Marine. 's-Gravenhage. 1986. 1986 edition. 8 PP with front cover with flap and 6 charts for small crafts in colour. Inside front cover: index of small craft charts, details (Habour facilities, traffic signs...) with text in Dutch and English. Very good. Oblong: 37.5 x 62.

Charts for coast and inland waterways.

71973
CHRISTIE-JOHNSTON, Alastair
BACK TO BRUNTISDALE
$15.00 AUD

Christie-Johnston, Alastair. Bruntisdale, Shetland. c. 1995. 1st Ed. (2), 116 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Very good. 21 x 15.

Return to Bruntisdale, Shetland Islands, after an 8 years sojourn in Tasmania. .

22849
CLARK, Paul
SHIPWRECK SITES IN SOUTH-EAST OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1838-1915 (in The Bulletin of the Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology - Special Publication No.5)
$25.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Adelaide. 1990. 1st Ed., X, 140 PP with 81 illust. (location maps, maps, sketches and photos), and 52 tables "shipwrecks database". Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Shipwreck sites in the South-East of South Australia 1838-1915, by Paul Clark.

41046
COOTE, Jack (editor)
TOTAL LOSS
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1985. 1st Ed. XIV, 322 PP with 2 location maps, 6 pictorial illustrations by Trevor Ridley, 6 b/w photos by Lt. Douglas Perkin of the USCG, and 16 charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5. 0229116841

A collection of 40 first-hand accounts of yacht losses at sea, with a summary of the lessons to be learned.

31118
CORNELL, Jimmy
WORLD CRUISING SURVEY
$30.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1989. 1st US edition with a foreword by George Day. XII, 260 PP with 2 maps, 20 tables and 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 9780877422501

The offshore cruising yachts, the gear, electronic equipment... Life afloat... How much of a macho world (women and cruising).

35479
COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris and Tina
WHITE ENSIGN - 1939-1945 - The Navy goes to war
$20.00 AUD

Australia Post. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. 40 PP with b/w and colour illust., plus illustrated folder with 4 stamps Naval and Maritime War Vessels, loosely inserted. Title page: HMAS Perth. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642186332

39299
COX, Greg A. (editor)
ISSUES IN MARITIME STRATEGY: Presentations of the Royal Australian Navy Maritime Studies Program 1994
$25.00 AUD

Directorate of Publishing, Defence Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. (12), 138 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5.

The utility of Navies in Peacetime, by Captain Jack McCaffrie. The Australian experience with Regional Maritime Cooperation... Pakistan Naval Policy, by Rear Admiral S. Tauquir H. Naqvi...

22656
CREE, Edward H.
THE CREE JOURNALS, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N. as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856
$35.00 AUD

Webb & Bower. Exeter, UK. 1981. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Michael Levien. 276 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Edward Hodges Cree. Eps: Chart of South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 19. 0906671361

Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.

15977
CROWDY, Michael
LYLE SHIPPING CO. LTD 1827-1966, The Firm and the Fleet
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 1 world map at center fold, and 42 b/w illustrations (28 of ships). Inside front cover: portrait of Abram Lyle. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.

66799
CUMPSTON, J. S.
SHIPPING ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES - SYDNEY, 1788-1825 plus Part III: Index to Names of Persons (Parts I, II and III)
$50.00 AUD

Author. Canberra. 1963 & 1964. 1st edition limited to 200 copies. Part I + II: (2), 164, 26 (Index) PP (typescript) with 2 drawings, plus 7 b/w plates (3 maps, 1 photo and 3 engravings). Fp: departure of the whaler "Britannia" in 1798. Part III: (2), 27-66, (3 additions and Amendments) PP. Soft covers lightly soiled, title on front covers, staples, cloth tape on spine. Scarce. Contents near fine. 25.4 x 20.8.

A guide to shipping movements into and out of Port Jackson, in the early years of Australia settlement.

57203
CUNNINGHAM, Ken
A VOYAGE WITH AN AUSTRALIAN SAILOR - A Collection of Notes and Anecdotes
$50.00 AUD

Balgowlah-Seaforth-Clontarf Returned and Services League of Australia Sub Branch. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain L. M. Hinchliffe. (6), II, 277 PP, plus 22 pages with 2 facsimile of messages and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0731311868

Naval history and personal experiences.

18611
CUNNINGHAM, LCDR I. J.
WORK HARD - PLAY HARD - The Royal Australian Naval College 1913-1988
$80.00 AUD

Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice-Admiral M. W. Hudson. XII, 161 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Cresswell. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chip at top of back cover. Name of previous owner and postings on title page and front endpaper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.3. 0644083034

Produced for the 75th anniversary of the Royal Australian Naval College.

73724
DAMPIER, William
A NEW VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD
$300.00 AUD

The Argonaut Press. London. 1927. Reprint of the 1697 original, with an introduction by Sir Albert Gray. Limited edition of 975 numbered copies on Japon Vellum (No. 703). XXXVII, (2), 376, (2) PP with 3 illustrations (2 facsimile of pages of Dampier's Journal), plus 1 portrait and 4 maps (3 of them folded). Quarter vellum, with gilt engraving on front cover and gilt title on spine, ribbon page-marker. Spine slightly soiled, with a small rubbed patch on fore hinge, and 2 short tears at head and foot. Still a very good copy. Scarce. 26.6 x 20.

A new voyage round the world describing the isthmus of America... the West coast of America between Tierra del Fuego and Mexico... New Holland, Sumatra...

73712
DANIELS, Jane
THE ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF SAILING
$10.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1989. 1st Ed. Introduction by Lou Carretero. 142 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on endpapers, outside edges and title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 30.2 x 22.8. 0831748656

From Abaft and Abeam to Zephyr and Zigzagging.

61950
DAVIES, Margaret (editor)
CHARLES DARWIN IN HOBART TOWN
$30.00 AUD

Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2009. 1st Ed. X, 113 PP with 1 b/w portrait, 1 b/w plate and colour illustrations (6 maps, drawings, graphs, paintings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 16.3. 9780646506364

Proceedings of a symposium held 11th February 2009, University of Tasmania.

57721
DAWS, Gavan
PRISONERS OF THE JAPANESE: POWS of World War II in the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Quill / William Morrow. New York. 1994. 3rd printing in the Quill edition. 462 PP with 1 map on double page and 36 b/w illustrations (2 paintings, 2 cartoons, 3 drawings and 29 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. Very good. 23.4 x 15.6. 9780688143701

71986
DAY, Thomas Fleming (editor)
THE RUDDER - 1909 - Volume XXI, No. 2, 1909
$10.00 AUD

The Rudder Publishing Company. New York. 1909. Volume 21, No. 2, February 1909. (2), 50-96, (17-52 Adverts) PP with b/ illustrations. Watercolour illustration "The Coming Squall. Hornet II", facing page 50. Copy lacking soft covers. Very good. 29.7 x 23.

Along the Pacific Coast, by R.M. Haddock. The German American races of 1907, by Henry Howard. Racing on Narragansett Bay in 1908, by Hollis Burgess.

38711
DE BOER, Dr. M. G. & WESTERMANN, Dr. J. C.
EEN HALVE EEUW PAKETVAART 1891-1941
$30.00 AUD

Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij. Amsterdam. 1941. 1st Ed., with a preface by M. C. Koning. 430, (28 appendices) PP with 6 maps, 8 graphs, 8 ship profiles, 70 b/w illustrations, plus 13 plates (6 in colour and 7 with 14 b/w portraits). Fp: Portrait of Op Ten Noort. Hard cover, cream vellum and blue cloth spine, gilt title on front cover (some gilt letters rubbed). Covers rubbed, ageing of paper. Stamp of Royal Inter Ocean Line, Hong Kong on front endpaper and title page, o/wise very good. Scarce. Dutch text. 29.8 x 23.

A history of the Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (K.P.M. / R. I.L.) between 1891 and 1941.

14385
DE LA VARENDE, Jean
CHERISH THE SEA - A History of Sail
$25.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1955. 1st English edition of the 1952 French original "La Navigation Sentimentale". XI, 348 PP with 170 technical sketches by author, plus 16 pages with 12 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patches and small chip at head of spine and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 22 x 15.

From the infancy of sail to the clippers, including the exotic (baggala, junk, .. zarook). An excellent copy of a scarce book.

72042
DE RUE, Yolanda
CIRCULAR HEAD
$10.00 AUD

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 2005. 1st Ed. No.2 in the "Icons of Tasmania" series. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial soft covers, title on front. Fine. Oblong: 14 x 19. 0646466542

Historical and Heritage story of the NW corner of Tasmania.

56074
DE SURVILLE, J. F. M.
EXTRACTS FROM JOURNALS RELATING TO THE VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND OF THE FRENCH SHIP ST JEAN BAPTISTE IN DECEMBER 1769 UNDER THE COMMAND OF J. F. M. de SURVILLE
$50.00 AUD

Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust & Indosuez New Zealand Limited.. Wellington. 1987. 2nd edition of the 1982 original and limited to 500 copies. No. 1 in the Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life series. Transcription and translation by Isabel Ollivier and Cheryl Hingley. Preface by L. A. Cameron. Foreword by Anne Salmond. (6), 228 PP with 16 b/w plates (charts, plans, drawings) and 3 maps compiled by Jeremy Spencer. Cloth cover, gilt title on black label on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French and English text. Oblong: 26 x 30.5. 0090870206X

62716
DELANO, Anthony
THEY SANG LIKE KANGAROOS - Australia's Tinpot Navy in The Great War
$35.00 AUD

Arcadia / Australian Scholarly Publishing. Melbourne. 2012. 1st Ed. VIII, 247 PP, plus 40 pages with 69 b/w illustations (1 map, 3 facsimiles of documents and paintings/photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.2. 9781921875724

Earliest days of the Royal Australian Navy: HMAS Sydney & Emden.

33976
DEPT OF DEFENCE
OUTLINE OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

R.A.N. Education Service. Melbourne. 1955. New edition replacing the 1949 edition. 48 PP, plus 6 b/w photographic plates, and 1 folded map at rear of book. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on front cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Title slightly rubbed, o/wise very good. 25 x 17.5.

From the discovery and settlement to the post-Korean war era.

50450
DIXSON, Sir William (editor)
MADAME ROSE DE FREYCINET 'S VISIT TO SYDNEY - November 18 to December 26, 1819 (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S.)
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1944. Volume XXX, Part V, 1944. Contains article (translated from the French by Sir William Dixson) between P.326 and 330. Soft cover. Browning of outside edges, o/wise near fine. 20.8 x 13.7.

Extract from Journal de Madame Rose de Saulces Freycinet d'après le Manuscrit Original accompagné de Notes, by Charles Duplomb.

41942
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XVII, No.4
$15.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1952. Summer 1952. 76 PP with 48 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover (Tall ship off the Australian Coast). Staples removed. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

In a full-rigged ship, a vivid account of two voyages in the S.V. Leyland, by Gerard Fort Buckle (pages 8 to 22). On board the Battleship Graf Spee, at the Battle of the River Plate, by Dora Walker (pages 40 to 49). Whaling in the Antarctic by Lt-Commander S. A. Brooks (Pages 60 to 69).

73575
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XVII, No. 3
$10.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1952 Volume XVII, No. 3 (Spring 1952). No. 2: 74 PP with 36 b/w and duotone photos. No. 3: 74 PP with 47 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover with remnants of book shop sticker. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

No. 3: Last of the last, barque Garthpool, by A. J. Pazolt. In the land of Not-Quite, the seaport of Darwin, by Geoff Waye. ...

73566
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (Editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Travel and World Affairs - Vol. II, No. 3
$20.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. London. 1935. Volume 2, No. 3, Spring Number 1935. 188 PP with b/w and duotone photos. Illustrated soft cover. Very good copy of an early edition. 20.2 x 13.5.

THe Fleets: Naval Needs of Empire, by Lt. Commander Douglas Dixon. Arabia of the Nomads, by Carl Raswan. Through Freezing Seas, by Captain Gregory Stapleton. When the Sea Calls, by Archer Waythe. ...

73567
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (Editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Travel and World Affairs - Vol. II, No. 4
$20.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. London. 1935. Volume 2, No. 4, Summer Number 1935. 186 PP with b/w and duotone photos. Illustrated soft cover. Very good copy of an early edition. 20.2 x 13.5.

The Fleets: Naval Power and Naval Policy, by E. H. Baxter. Britannia's hardest race, by Arthur Lamsley. Ocean havoc, by L. Luard. Adventurous Voyage, by Captain J. H. Mabey. Memories of Sail, by Captain J. G. Bisset.

73701
DOUSSET, Roselène & TAILLEMITE, Etienne
THE GREAT BOOK OF THE PACIFIC
$25.00 AUD

Chartwell Books. Secaucus, NJ. 1979. 1st US edition translated by Andrew Mouravieff-Apostol. 279, (12 index & appendices) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt device on front, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 31.5 x 26. 0890092427

Reveals the truth behind the legends and the myths emanating from the great exploratory movement from the 15th to 19th centuries.

73740
DUCKWORTH, C. L. D. & LANGMUIR, G. E.
CLYDE RIVER AND OTHER STEAMERS
$30.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1946. 2nd edition. XI, 260 PP, plus 40 pages with b/w photos of ships and frontispiece: P.S. "Glen Rosa", P.S. "Lady Rowena" and P.S. "Ivanhoe". Blue cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce early edition. 22.2 x 14.5.

Includes the London Midland Region, Scottish Region, Irish Railway Companies, Continental Companies... Most comprehensive.

15528
DUNMORE, John
WHO'S WHO IN PACIFIC NAVIGATION
$30.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Australian edition of the 1991 US original. XVI, 312 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 15.8. 052284488X

73464
DUNN, Laurence
LINERS AND THEIR RECOGNITION
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1953. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, silhouettes & photos. Fp: Six liners alongside New York piers. Hard cover, device on front cover. Covers rubbed, soiled and worn. Light foxing. Contents clean and still a very good copy. Small oblong: 12.7 x 19.3.

70464
DUYKER, Edward
CITIZEN LABILLARDIERE - A Naturalist 's Life in Revolution and Exploration (1755-1834)
$75.00 AUD

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 2003. 1st edition, limited to 1000 copies. XX, 383, (3) PP with 12 maps, plus 16 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner signed by the author on title page Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 24.3 x 16.5. 0522850103

Naturalist with the Bruny d'Entrecasteaux expedition with calls in Van Diemens Land, New Holland, the Friendly Islands, New Caledonia...

73669
EAST INDIA COMPANY
CONSIDERATIONS ON THE DANGER AND IMPOLICY OF LAYING OPEN THE TRADE WITH INDIA AND CHINA; Including an Examination of the Objections Commonly urged against the EAST INDIA COMPANY'S Commercial and Financial Management
$550.00 AUD

Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown. London. 1812. 1st Ed. (IV), 218 PP with 8 tables, a lengthy manuscript note at lower margin of pages 70 & 71 and inked correction on page 144. Leaf 91/92 dog-eared. Errata slip tipped in on page 1. Leather binding, front and back covers with "tooling in blind" and gilt border lines, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt decorations and gilt title "Considerations on India Trade". Title page with 2 manuscript notes: name of a previous owner at top, and name "by Mr. McCulloch". Slight ageing of paper. Contents near fine. A rare item. 21.6 x 13.5.

73482
EDEY, Maitland A. & Editors Time-Life
THE SEA TRADERS
$20.00 AUD

Time-Life International (Netherlands). Amsterdam. 1981. 4th printing of the 1974 European English edition, in "The Emergence of Man" series. Introducton by Professor James B. Pritchard. 166 PP with tables, b/w illustrationsz (artworks, drawings, photos), and colour illustrations (including an artwok ondouble page) . Hard covers, illustrated front, cloth spine with gilt title. Fine. 26 x 23.2. 0705400603

73654
ERICKSON, Rica (compiler)
DICTIONARY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIANS 1829-1914 - Volume 2: Bond 1850-1868
$120.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, W.A. 1979. August 1979 reprint of the 1979 original. XII, 607 PP with 1 table on 2 pages "Convict Ships". Eps: Map of the "Swan River Colony 1850-1868" with location map. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 15.7. 0855641622

Volume 2: from Thomas AARON to William YULE.

73655
ERICKSON, Rica (compiler)
DICTIONARY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIANS 1829-1914 - Volume 3: Free 1850-1868
$70.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, W.A. 1979. October 1979 reprint of the 1979 original. X, 933 PP with 2 tables on 4 pages for list of "Immigrant Ships" and "Convict Ships". Eps: Map of the "Swan River Colony 1850-1868" with location map. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 22.2 x 15.7. 0855641630

Volume 3: from David ABBEY to Charles ZEDDI.

73062
FARRINGTON, Karen
VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC - The Fight for the Pacific Islands 1942-1945
$20.00 AUD

Ice Water Press. Melbourne. 2010. 1st Australian edition of the 2005 original. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (10 maps & plans, and 90 photos). Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 9781921718960

Pearl Harbor to the fall of Okinawa.

19665
FARRINGTON, Tony
RESCUE IN THE PACIFIC, A True Story of Disaster and Survival in a Force 12 Storm
$20.00 AUD

International Marine & McGraw-Hill. New York. 1996. 1st US Ed. XX, 273 PP with 1 map, 1 barometer graph & 4 weather maps, plus 10 pages with 19 bw photos. Eps: Location map & sequence of events. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 070213674

A rogue storm during the Auckland - Tonga yacht race of June 1994. Foundering of 7 yachts. Rescue efforts by the Royal NZ Air Force, the Royal NZ Navy, the French Navy (Jacques Cartier) and two freighters.

39289
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 16
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 16. 72 PP (193 to 264) with 1 map, 3 plans and 115b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703134

Fleet in Focus: Harrisons' four masters. British merchant ships in the Mexican revolution, by David H. Grover...

40375
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD, 13-16
$50.00 AUD

John & Marion Clarkson. Preston. 2000/2001. Bound copy of issues 13 to 16 of Ships in Focus Record. 264 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 30.2 x 21.2.

33170
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 9
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 1999. Issue Number 9. 64 PP with 3 house flags / funnels, 3 plans and 114 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703045

The two Dunedin Stars, the Imperial Star class. Pilgrim ships for Mecca...

59094
FINKEL, George
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK PORTFOLIO / JAMES COOK, The First Voyage, 1768-1771
$35.00 AUD

The Sun-Herald & Shoalhaven Paper Mill / The Wiggins Teape Australia Group. Sydney. 1970. Decorated folder containing booklet of 32 PP with b/w or colour illustrations, folded ship's plan with 2 inserts, folded map of Tahiti with 2 inserts and one folded French map of the world with 3 inserts. Letter / Acknowledgment Form by editor of Sun-Herald, loosely inserted. Folder contained in original shipping box (rubbed patch on front). Fine. Format - box: 37.5 x 24.5., folder: 37 x 23.5. & booklet: 29.7 x 22.

15818
FINNEY, C. M.
TO SAIL BEYOND THE SUNSET, Natural History in Australia 1699-1829
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1984. 1st Ed. X, 206 PP with 54 b/w & 92 colour illust. Eps: Map of New Holland and plan around Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0727018817

Natural history from discoverers & explorers followed by scientific expeditions: with Matthew Flinders on the Investigator and with Baudin on the Géographe.

60667
FISHER, Victoria (editor)
AUSTRALIAN WAR DIARY - Australian Armed Forces in a Changing World: 1870-2010
$25.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. 304 PP profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24.2 x 19.5. 9781864711203

71214
FLINDERS, Matthew
OBSERVATIONS ON THE COASTS OF VAN DIEMEN's LAND, on Bass's Strait and its Islands, and on part of the coasts of New South Wales; Intended to Accompany the Charts of the Late Discoveries in Those Countries
$65.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1965. Facsimile reprint of the 1801 original. L.B.S.A. / Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 66. (2), (IV), 36 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Image shows title-page. 32.5 x 25.

72744
FLINDERS, Matthew
A VOYAGE TO TERRA AUSTRALIS... (in Two Volumes and a folio atlas)
$650.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Facsimile edition of the 1814 original, No. 37 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Volume I: (IV), X, (X), CCIV, 269 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Volume II: (IV), 613 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Atlas (in a cloth-covered clam box) with 18 b/w folded plates [charts (plate XV, in 3 folded parts) and coastal views] and 10 b/w folded plates of selected plants from different parts of Terra Australis. Cloth covers, gilt titles on vignettes on the spines. More images available upon request. Faint foxing spots on the covers and outside edges of the volumes, o/wise a near fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 28.

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

21236
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
MORE SOUTH SEA WHALING
$20.00 AUD

ANU / Australian National University. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. 61 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Lower corner with a light bump. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 29.3 x 20.8. 0731511611

Supplement to The South Sea Whaler. New entries: 894 to 1240.

56065
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
THE SOUTH SEA WHALER - An Annotated Bibliography...
$40.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mas. 1985. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP. Fp: South Sea Whaling by W.E. Norton. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Signed by the author / compiler on title page. Fine. 26 x 17.5. 0937854220

... bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century

72232
FOWLER, Thomas Walker
A CONTRIBUTION TO AUSTRALIAN OCEANOGRAPHY
$30.00 AUD

Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Sydney. 1899. Published by Government Printer in 1899. 15 PP (fragile) with 17 tables. Soft wrappers, title on front cover, staples (removed). Ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. 21 x 13.5.

Read in January session, during the Sydney session of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.

69556
FOX, Uffa
MORE JOYS OF LIVING
$15.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing Company. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 180 PP, plus 20 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Eps: map of Isle of Wight and the Solent. Hard cover, dj (closed tear). Dust jacket laminated and pasted down on covers and the inside of covers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 14.5. 0245507965

73728
FOX, Uffa
RACING, CRUISING AND DESIGN
$80.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1951. 3rd Reprint of the 1937 original. VIII, 340 PP with sketches, plans & photos. Fp: Dorade sweeps past Diamond Head. Cloth cover, silver decoration on front cover, dj (price clipped). Newspaper clipping "Uffa Fox, Man of the Sea", by his wife Yvonne, loosely inserted. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise a near fine copy. 27.8 x 21.

Story & designs of cruising or racing sailing boats or power craft. Scarce.

73729
FOX, Uffa
SAILING, SEAMANSHIP and YACHT CONSTRUCTION
$70.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1957. Reprint of the 1934 original. (XII), 272 PP with over 300 b/w photos and design drawings. Blue cloth cover, silver engraving on front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a repaired closed tear, and small piece missing at head of spine. Internally near fine. An excellent copy of a scarce title. 28 x 21.

73629
FRENCH, Josephine, SCOTT, Valerie & LOWENTHAL, Mary Alice (editors)
TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY OF MAPMAKERS - Revised Edition A - D
$150.00 AUD

Map Collector Publications Limited & Richard Arkway, Inc. Tring, Hertfordshire, UK. 1999. Revised edition. Preface by C. Broekema. Foreword by, Francis Herbert. XIV, 408 PP with b/w illustrations: signatures, title page of Atlas, portraits of mapmakers (including around 36 plates on full page). Fp: Terrarum Tractus, ... Marbled endpapers. Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Errata slip inserted page 274. Ex-libris of previous owner on inside front cover, faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 25.7 x 17.8. 9780906430149

73631
FRENCH, Josephine, SCOTT, Valerie & LOWENTHAL, Mary Alice (editors)
TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY OF MAPMAKERS - Revised Edition E - J
$125.00 AUD

Map Collector Publications Limited & Richard Arkway, Inc. Tring, Hertfordshire, UK. 2001. Revised edition. VI, 462 PP with b/w illustrations: headpieces, tailpieces, signatures, title page of Atlas, portraits of mapmakers (including around 43 plates on full page). Fp: Travels of Abraham Ortelius and Joris Hoefnagel. Marbled endpapers. Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 25.7 x 17.8. 9780906430194

62643
FROST, Alan
ARTHUR PHILLIP, 1783-1814, His Voyaging
$35.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1987. 1st Ed. XII, 320 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 31 colour illustrations (maps, drawings & paintings). Eps: The World with places sailed by Arthur Phillip. Hard cover, dust jacket with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0195547012

Phillip's achievements in settling NSW and his previous voyages.

73312
GABY, Capt. James
MATE IN SAIL
$25.00 AUD

Antipodean Publishers. Sydney. 1974. 1st Ed. 287 PP with over 100 b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: Tall ships in the stream and alongside, Newcastle. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (colour painting by Dennis Adams). Dust jacket with small chips and in a protective sleeve. Few foxing spots on top outside edge. Contents near fine. 26 x 19. 086944008X

The experiences of Capt. James Gaby from the day he signed on the Amokura in 1910.

48806
GARRETT, Jemima
ISLAND EXILES
$35.00 AUD

Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. (8), 200 PP with 3 maps. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner on half title page signed by the author. Fine. 21.3 x 13.5. 0733304850

How Nauru and its people survived Japanese captivity and starvation during the Pacific War.

73661
GARRETT, Wilbur E. (editor)
FRANCE CELEBRATES ITS BICENTENNIAL [in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 176, No.1, January 1989]
$30.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1989. Special Issue with Message "Vive la Différence", by National Gegraphic Society President Gilbert M. Grosvenor: (14), 174 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

France Bicentennial of the Great Revolution. The New, the Enduring PARIS. The Great Revolution, by Merle Severy. Two Revolutions: USA / France, by Charles McCarry. ... Tour de France, An Annual Madness, by Gilbert Duclos-Lasalle ...

73492
GERBAULT, Alain
IN QUEST OF THE SUN - The Journal of the Firecrest
$40.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1930. October 1930 edition of the November 1929 UK original. 315 PP with 4 maps, plus 1 folding map and 8 plates with 14 b/w photos. Fp: Alain Gerbault at Suva, (Fiji Islands). Top outside edge tinted. Cloth cover, title at top of front cover and spine. Foxing and offsetting of paper. Ex Libris stamp and address of previous owner on front endpapers. 5 newspaper clippings (in English) pasted down on endpapers, and envelope containing about 10 newspaper clippings in French and a photo of his monument at Vaitape, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, loosely inserted. Very good reading copy. 23 x 16.

From New York to Le Havre, then crossing Panama Canal, the Pacific Ocean, Torres Strait, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic from Capetown to Normandy.

72749
GIBBS, Jim
SHIPWRECKS IN PARADISE, An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands
$30.00 AUD

Superior Publishing Company. Seattle. 1977. 1st Ed. 184 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: HMS Discovery. Hard cover, decorated front, title on spine and front board, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly creased, rubbed, with a rough repair on the inside (now in a protective slleeve). Contents near fine. 27.5 x 22.

From the early settlers and the first European explorers, to the mid-1970's: missionaries, traders, whalers,... lighthouses.. Most informative.

70755
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN SHIPS
$30.00 AUD

Child & Associates. Sydney. 1989. 1st Ed. 145 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 60 colour photos. Half title page: Replica William the Fourth. Title page: Port Jackson pilot steamer Captain Cook (III). Eps: Launching of the Sydney ferry Collaroy in 1988. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 0867771070

Over two centuries of our maritime heritage. Chronological text from the discovery through to the bicentennial of 1988, with over 250 b/w & over 50 colour illustrations.

67538
GILLETT, Ross & GRAHAM, Colin
WARSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA
$100.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. 296 PP with b/w photos, plus 48 pages with 70 colour illustrations by Colin Graham. Title spread: HMAS Vendetta & Vampire. Hard cover, dj. Signed by co-author and illustrator Colin Graham, on half title page. Fine. 28 x 24.5. 0727004727

Description of every warship commissioned for the defence of Australia: First Fleet, Colonial navies, then Royal Australian Navy, the Fleet Air Arm...

32496
GODDARD, Roy H.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JAMES MILSON
$30.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1955. 1st Ed. XII, 206 PP with 6 maps and plans and 21 head pieces by Geoffrey C. Ingleton, plus 22 pages with 26 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of John Milson. FEP: Map of the County of Cumberland, NSW. REP: Genealogical table. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Paper ageing somewhat around edges with light foxing, dust jacket with a few small chips and is in a protective sleeve, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 18.5.

Migrated on the 362-ton whaler Albion, 18th August 1806...

73695
GORES, Joseph N.
MARINE SALVAGE
$35.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1972. 1st UK Ed. XXIV, (2), 525 PP plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, no dust jacket. Previous owners name and address on FFEP. Some of the pages with photos are rubbed where they have previously been stuck together, however all the photos are still intact except for photos 26 and 27 (the Vasa) where a small part on the page edge has been damaged. Otherwise contents clean and still a very good copy. 22.3 x 14. 071535454X

The history of salvage attempts, divers and the sea, various kinds of salvage operations, equipment used and their developments.

73809
GRAEME-EVANS, Alex & WILSON, Peter
BUILT TO LAST, The story of the Shipwrights of Port Cygnet, Tasmania, and their boats 1863-1997
$50.00 AUD

Regal Publications. Launceston, Tasmania. 2005. 3rd edition of the 1996 original. X, 134 PP with b/w illust. (plans, photos) in text. Title page: "Good Intent" on the slips at Martins Point, circa 1893. Inside cover: John Wilson and Sons shipyard late 1903 at Robleys Point. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by co-author Alex Graeme-Evans on FFEP. Near fine. Scarce. 29.8 x 20.8. 1876261307

73732
GRAHAM, Commander R.D. & GRAHAM, M. Helen
ROUGH PASSAGE AND THE ADVENTURE OF THE FAEROE ISLANDS
$40.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1952. 2nd impression of the 1950 edition (original of 1936 & 1930). No. 9 in the Mariners Library series. Introduction by Claud Worth. XI, 12-256 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Hard cover, with attractive price clipped dust jacket illustrated by Weston Megoran. Top outside edge tinted. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 19 x 12.5.

North Atlantic crossing in 1934 returning by way of Bermuda and the Azores. Voyage to the Faeroe Islands in 1929.

73578
GRANT, James
THE NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY PERFORMED IN HIS MAJESTY'S VESSEL THE LADY NELSON, of Sixty Tons Burthen, WITH SLIDING KEELS, in the Years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to NEW SOUTH WALES
$120.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1973. Facsimile edition of the 1803 original. (10), XXVI, 195 PP, plus 6 plates on full page (1 colour & 5 b/w), a large folded plan, and a large folded map. Fp: A sketch of two boats and a cutter with sliding keels. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine. A near fine copy. Image shows the title-page. 26.7 x 21.7. 0724300368

65277
GREGORY, C. Dickson
AUSTRALIAN STEAMSHIPS PAST AND PRESENT
$300.00 AUD

The Richards Press Ltd. London. 1928. 1st Ed. Foreword by Granville Ryrie. 260 PP, plus 6 colour plates (full page) and 138 pages with 276 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): H.M.S. "Ophir" 6814 tons. Original blue buckram covers, gilt decorated front cover, gilt title on spine, top edges gilt. Covers a little rubbed, spine lightly sunned. Short neat note to previous owner on front endpaper. Frontispiece with repaired closed tears. Colour plate facing page 152 has some scribble but not affecting the illustration. Light foxing, not affecting illustrations. Very good copy of a scarce item. 25.7 x 20.

The history of steam navigation in Australian waters, beginning in 1831 with the arrival of the Sophia Jane.

73840
GREY, Zane
TALES OF THE ANGLER'S ELDORADO NEW ZEALAND
$100.00 AUD

The Halcyon Press. Auckland. 1989. Reprint of the 1926 original. No. 5 in the "Sporting Heritage" series. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies (No. 839). Introduction by Bryn Hammond. VIII, (2), 228 PP with 24 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces ...) by Frank Phares, plus 144 pages with b/w illustrations (16 drawings by Frank E. Phares and 138 photographs taken by the author). Cloth cover, gilt title and decoration on front cover a little faded and gilt title on spine. Dedicatory note on FFEP. A near fine copy. 27 x 19. 0908685467

71906
GRIER, Mary C. (compiler)
REFERENCES ON THE PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
$35.00 AUD

United States Navy Department, Hydrographic Office. Washington. 1946. 1st Ed. H.O. Publication No. 238. IX, 174 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing spots on front cover. Very good. 26 x 20.

1227 entries.

48136
GRIFFITH, E.
GRIFFITH'S TRIMMING TABLES
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1945. Reprint. 48 PP with 3 figures and 3 tables between pages 8 and 48. Cloth cover (lightly marked). Small tear on spine. Ageing of paper. Very good. 18.2 x 14.5.

Table A: for correcting tons per inch immersion. Table B: Trimming constants. Table C: Comparisons of draft at various densities.

73735
GRIFFITHS, Maurice
YACHTING ON A SMALL INCOME (A Talk with the "Man in the Street")
$40.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. c.1930. Fourth edition. VI, 160 PP with 21 figures in text. Frontispiece: Off for the Week-end. Hard covers with a small insect hole on rear cover near spine, chipped dust jacket with small pieces missing on edges. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19.3 x 13.

73417
H.M.S.O.
A SEAMAN'S POCKETBOOK, B.R. 827
$15.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2016. Reprint of the Bloomsbury 2015 ed. 120 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Hard cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12. 9781844860371

A modern version of the 1943 HMSO pocketbook: Sea terms, steering the ship, boatwork, anchors and cables, ship safety...

49277
HAMILTON CURREY, Commander E.
THE MAN-OF-WAR - What She has Done, and What She is Doing
$20.00 AUD

T. C. & E. C. Jack. London. c.1915. 1st deluxe edition, in the Romance of Reality series. X, 298 PP with 7 figures and 15 illustrations on full page, plus 16 plates with 19 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The carrack in which the Knights of St. John of Jerusalem arrived at Malta in 1530. Red leather binding, gilt decoration and title on spine, all edges are red. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.5 x 15.5.

Stories of the Royal Navy: oared ships, Tudor ships, buccaneers, slavers, torpedo craft,...

66523
HAMILTON, George
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN HIS MAJESTY'S FRIGATE PANDORA
$90.00 AUD

Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 1998. Australian Maritime Series, No.4. Reissue of the 1793 original with a foreword by Alex Allan, British High Commissioner, and an essay by Peter Gesner, Curator of Maritime Archaeology, Queensland Museum. Limited edition to 950 copies. 38, 164 PP with 7 b/w illustrations (1 portrait of George Hamilton, 1 chart, 1 photo, and 4 engravings). Fp: A manuscript chart of the coast of New Holland sketched by William Bligh whilst in the Bounty's Launch. Hand bound in quarter cherry Scottish calf with marbled papered sides, gilt title on bordeaux vignette on spine. A hint of foxing along top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy22.7 x 14.2. 1875567224

HMS "Pandora" was despatched by the Admiralty to capture the mutineers of the "Bounty".

73197
HANSEN, P. G. & AARRE, Bent
FIRST STEPS IN SMALL BOAT SAILING
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1970. 1st Uk edition, translated from the Danish original by Lillan Fuller. Foreword by Robin Knox-Johnston. 69 PP with 1 table and 60 drawings or sketches, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w photos. Errata slip tipped on page 5. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket with a few chips and a repaired closed tear. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 20.5 x 13.5. 0229974945

A sailing Primer and an Optimist dinghy handbook.

73767
HANSON, H. J.
IANTHE CRUISES: Ushant - Gironde
$15.00 AUD

Macgibbon & Kee. London. 1950. 1st Ed. VIII, 248 PP with 1 diagram of the Cardinal System of Buoyage, 3 plans of "Ianthe II" and 45 maps (5 with coastal views), plus 6 pages with 7 b/w photos. Fp: "Ianthe II". Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips and now in a protecting sleeve. Near fine. 22 x 14.

73844
HARE, Rosalie & LEE, Ida
THE VOYAGE OF THE CAROLINE: from England to Van Diemen's Land and Batavia in 1827-28 ...
$250.00 AUD

Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XIV, 308 PP, plus over 40 b/w plates (8 of them folded) with over 42 illustrations (manuscript pages, portraits, charts & maps, portraits and prints ...). Fp: Cover of the Journal. Blue cloth covers, rebacked with original spine pasted down. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Contents are clean and overall, this is a very good copy of a scarce item. 22.8 x 14.5.

... with chapters on the Early History of Northern Tasmania, Java, Mauritius and St. Helena, by Ida Lee (Mrs Charles Bruce Marriott).

73518
HASLUCK, Alexandra
NATIONAL TRUST OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA SKETCHBOOK
$15.00 AUD

Rigby Ltd. Adelaide. 1978. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 27 drawings (21 on full page) by Ross Shardlow. Eps: map of the southern part of West Australia. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0727008919

65473
HAVILLAND, Charlotte (editor)
THE CHINA NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED - A Pictorial History 1872-1992
$100.00 AUD

John Swire & Sons Limited. Hong Kong. 1992. 1st Ed. (2), 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, dj. 2 rubbed patches on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 26 x 33.5.

From the start as a Yangtze river steamer company to a shipping line covering Far Eastern & Pacific waters.

20675
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT SHIPS IN PROFILE - 4 - The ships of the HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER and CARR LINES
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1980. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 208 PP with profile drawings to 1:1800 scale. Hard cover, dj. Shelf No. on front endpaper and small stamp on top of title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593972

36066
HENRY, Tom
THE GOOD COMPANY - An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships
$25.00 AUD

Harbour Publishing. Madeira Park, B.C., Canada. 1994. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 1 map on double page and 196 b/w illust. (2 ephemera, 9 paintings and 185 photos). Title spread: "Lady Alexandra". Eps: chart of Malaspina Strait, British Columbia. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23.5. 1550171119

Union Steamships of British Columbia, Canada, between 1889 and 1959.

49821
HEPWORTH DIXON, William
ROBERT BLAKE, Admiral and General at Sea. Based on family and state papers
$50.00 AUD

Bickers and Son. London. 1885. New edition. XVII, (3), 300 PP, plus 10 plates with 10 b/w illustrations in permanent photography pasted down. Fp: Robert Blake. Cloth cover, gilt decorations and title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.5.

33338
HERRESHOFF, L. Francis
THE COMMON SENSE OF YACHT DESIGN - Volume 1
$120.00 AUD

Caravan-Maritime Books. New York. 1975. Reprint.. IX, 158, VII, 176 PP with over 378 figures, and 48 other illustrations (line drawings, photos, plans, and sketches). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, tatty dust jacket with pieces missing and in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. Scarce. 31 x 23.

73723
HEWITT, R.L.
THE ROYAL DRAGON
$35.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. London. 1958. 1st Ed. XII, 137 PP with tables and 5 b/w illustrations (2 line drawings and 3 maps), plus 16 b/w plates with frontispiece and 14 photos. Fp: The Duke of Edinburgh sailing "Bluebottle" in the Solent, 1949. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 25.3 x 19.

43440
HMSO
ADMIRALTY NAVIGATION MANUAL 1938 - Volume I
$35.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1941. Reprint of the 1939 edition. Volume I: IX, 446 PP with 170 b/w or colour figures and 8 pages with 34 colour illustrations (Rules of the Road), plus 16 pages for 17 b/w photos, 5 plates (1 in colour) and 10 folded plates (3 in colour). Errata slip tipped in on title page. Fp: View of the bridge of a modern Battleshiop. Cloth cover, anchor in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Hinges rubbed. Library stamp on title page of Volume. Foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24.8 x 16.

69918
HMSO
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944
$25.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Information. London. 1945. 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 maps and 90 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 35 x 14.

From the battles of the the Coral Sea and Midway, to the landings in the Marianas and Peleliu (Palau).

73099
HMSO
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume I
$50.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 2005. 1st edition. Seventh edition of the 1918 original. N.P. 13. Preface by Dr. D.W. Williams. Edited by Commander G.D. Niven. XII, 428, PP with 20 tables, over 50 maps in colour (including 3 Index diagrams), and many colour illustrations (traffic & port signals, navigation & depth, Courtesy Flag and over 30 aerial photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Copy lacking the CD Rom called for inside back covers. An otherwise fine copy. 30.5 x 21.5. 9780707715599

North, North-West, West and South coasts of Australia from the west entrance of Endeavour Strait to Green Point.

73162
HOLLAND, James
THE WAR IN THE WEST: A New History - Volume 1: Germany Ascendant 1939-1941
$10.00 AUD

Corgi Book. London. 2016. 1st "Corgi" edition of the 2015 original. 860, (4 publications) PP with 12 maps, plus 24 pages with 97 b/w illustrations (1 map and 96 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9780552169202

73163
HOLLAND, James
THE WAR IN THE WEST: A New History - Volume 2: The Allies Fight Back 1941-1943
$15.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 2017. 1st paperback edition. XXVI, (2), 720, (2) PP with 4 head pieces on double page and 22 maps and diagrams, plus 16 pages with 1 colour illustration and 67 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780595071687

30003
HOLMES, Noel
GO RAINBOW GO! - Chris Bouzaid and the Dramatic Quest for the One Ton Cup
$55.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1970. 1st Ed. Foreword by Olin J. Stephens II. X, 207 PP, plus 25 plates with 4 colour and 29 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5.

39169
HORDERN HOUSE
FIRST FLEET TO FEDERATION 1788 - 1901
$20.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. No pagination, 108 PP with 193 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1875567194

Catalogue detailing 457 items for sale on: Settlement, First Fleet. Coastal exploration and early visitors to New South Wales. Ships and Shipwrecks... Australian Aborigines... Travellers and tourists.

44922
HORWITZ, I., ALDERSON, H. G., BLACK, J. F. & CREAGH, W. J.
THE AUSTRALIAN AQUATIC ANNUAL - Anniversary Regatta, 1937 - The Centenary Regatta
$50.00 AUD

Associated General Publications. Sydney. 1937. 1st Ed., 2nd issue of this annual magazine. 108 PP with 86 b/w photos, and period advertisements (4 in colour). Fp: Endeavour, the ship that put Australia on the map. Inside covers: advertisements. Pictorial soft wrappers with a few creases and closed tears and reinforced spine. Staples somewhat rusty. 3 pages with closed tears and a few with a little insect damage at top, without loss of text. Very good. Scarce. 30.8 x 24.8.

Contains over 20 articles, including: Canoeing as an Olympic Sport, Sailing an Olympic Sport, Yachts, Ancient and Modern, by L.C. Waterman, Progress of the 16-Ft Skiff Movement, The Flying Papuans, by A.L.A. DeGroen, Arrival of Chusan, A Yacht is Safe at Sea, If ... by Norman K. Wallis.....

44923
HORWITZ, I., ALDERSON, H. G., BLACK, J. F. & CREAGH, W. J.
THE AUSTRALIAN AQUATIC ANNUAL - Anniversary Regatta, 1938 - Australia's 150th Celebrations
$50.00 AUD

Associated General Publications. Sydney. 1938. 1st Ed., 3rd issue of this annual magazine. 108 PP with 112 b/w illustrations, and period advertisements (3 in colour). Fp: Portrait of Captain James Cook. Inside covers: advertisements. Pictorial soft wrappers rubbed with closed tears, reinforced spine. A little insect damage on outside edges. Very good. Scarce. 30.8 x 24.8.

Over 20 articles including: The America's Cup by Frank Ward, The Dawn of Boating in Australia, the 18-footers of the Aborigines, by Frederic Slater, Spunyarn, by W.H. Lober, Chris. Webb's Brilliant Sailing Deeds, by J.F. Black, ....

73009
HOWROYD, E. R.
DISTINGUISHED TASMANIANS
$65.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1940. 1st Ed. Foreword by E. Dwyer Gray, Premier of Tasmania. 63 PP with some 300 caricatures of "Distinguished Tasmanians" on 29 of the pages. Stiff covers with light soiling and wear, illustrated front. Contents near fine. Large format: 31 x 25.2.

16285
HOYT, Sherman
YANKEE YACHTSMAN, from the Memoirs of Sherman Hoyt
$25.00 AUD

Robert Ross. Southampton. 1951. 1st UK abridged edition of the 1950 US Ed. "Sherman Hoyt's memoirs". Introduction by John Scott Hughes. 198, (2) PP plus 16 pages with 15 bw photos. Fp: The Author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dust jacket with light shelf wear. A near fine copy. 23 x 14.

Ocean racing and cruising career. Racing in and against British yachts. With Lipton and the "Shamrocks". One chapter on Nazi Germany of 1936...

44222
HUGHES, John Scott
ETERNAL WAVE
$20.00 AUD

Temple Press. London. 1951. 1st Ed. VIII, 143 PP with 17 head pieces and 9 illustrations on full page by David Cobb. Fp: Tom Norman Dinwiddy. FEP: Track chart of Eternal Wave in 1933. REP: Track chart of Eternal Wave in 1935. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5.

Converted RNLI lifeboat cruising Scandinavia and the Baltic.

73694
HUGHES, Roland (Edit.)
AUSTRALIA'S UNDERWATER WILDERNESS
$30.00 AUD

Weldons Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 264 PP with colour illust. (maps, photos,...). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.5 x 24.5. 0949708240

Nature of the seas surrounding Australia, invertebrates, fishes, coral world, coastal fringes, ocean depths... underwater discovery (recreational).

73602
HUTCHINSON, Derek
Derek Hutchinson's GUIDE TO ESKIMO ROLLING
$10.00 AUD

A & C Black. London. 1999. 3rs edition of the 1988 original. Foreword by Graham Lyon, British Canoe Union. X, 134 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings and drawings, photos and sketches by the author). Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23 x 19. 9780762704514

34056
HUTCHINSON, Paul, BROWN, David, O'NEILL, Richard et al.
SEA WAR IN THE PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Marshall Cavendish. London. 1976. 1st Ed., in the Marshall Cavendish World War II Special. 64 PP with b/w photos & colour illust. (maps, plans, paintings). Inside front cover: US sea power off Luzon. Inside back cover: the multiple 6 battery of USS Miami bombards Japanese positions on the Island of Peleliu. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 27.4 x 20.7.

From Japan's shock-attack on Pearl Harbor to the Marines' capture of Iwo Jima.

55886
HUXTABLE, Madeleine
THE FLIGHT OF THE SCORPION
$20.00 AUD

Ginnindera Press. Canberra. 2005. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Peter Cosgrove. 72 PP with 1 sketch map. Stiff cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 1740272943

Historical novel. The 1942 ecape in a 30-ft wooden life boat: Tjilatjap, Java to Roeburne, Western Australia.

21467
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
MATTHEW FLINDERS, Navigator and Chartmaker
$100.00 AUD

Genesis. Guildford, UK. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. XXIV, 468 PP with 252 illustrations, plus 4 plate sections with 40 pages comprising 16 b/w plates and 16 colour plates. Fp: Flinders' Investigator and Baudin's Le Géographe, 8th April, 1802. FEP: Map of Terra Australis. REP: H.M. Sloop Investigator (profile & rigging plan). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, colour vignette on front cover, gilt device on back cover. Fine. 32.5 x 24. 0904351343

73487
JONES, A. G. E.
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1861 (volume 1)
$40.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1986. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society Publication No. 36. XVIII, 276, (104 Index) PP with b/w illust., charts, ports, sailing ships & whaling scenes. Inside covers: docks on the Thames River. Pictorial card covers rubbed around edges with a repaired tear at top of spine, small creases at top and bottom of front corners, o/wise contents fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434301

Includes: Registrar general of shipping and seamen, transcripts of Registers of Shipping 1787-1862 (part III).

73652
KENDALL, Miles
ULTIMATE SAILING ADVENTURES: 100 Extraordinary Experiences on the Water
$20.00 AUD

Wiley Nautical. Chichester, UK. 2009. 1st Ed. (12), 204 PP with colour illustrations: locations maps and photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Ex Libris of previous owner pasted down inside front cover. Fine. 26 x 20. 9780470746974

73667
KING, R. 'Bunty'
SPINNAKER
$20.00 AUD

Granada / Adlard Coles. London. 1981. 1st Ed. Foreword by E. 'Ted' Hood. VI, 185 PP with over 38 figures and over 35 b/w or colour photos. A 3 page letter & colour photo, on "Sailing Rig for Inflatable Boat", loosely inserted. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Small remainder mark on bottom outside edge. Dust jacket with a few chips or closed tears and is in a protective sleeve, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 19.5. 0229116051

73128
LANE, Kevin
CRUISING WEST: First "South Coast" supplement
$20.00 AUD

Albany Advertiser. Albany, WA. 1987. 1st Ed. 77, (3 blank) PP with b/w illustrations (17 photos and 54 sketch maps & 3 insets). Card covers a little soiled. Name of previous owner inside front cover. Light foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

73541
LANGDON, Robert
WHERE THE WHALERS WENT
$50.00 AUD

Pacific Manuscript Bureau, Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. Canberra. 1984. 1st soft cover edition. XX, 298 PP (typescript), illlustrated with charts and pen & ink drawings. Soft covers, front cover with clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 086784471X

An index to the Pacific ports and islands visited by American whalers (and some of the other ships) in the 19th century.

63756
LAWRENCE, Bonnie S., HILL, Carolina E. (editors)
RESTLESS EARTH
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1997. Deluxe edition. Foreword by H. J. de Blij & Richard S. Williams, Jr. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, diagrams, maps & photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt device (erupting volcano) on front board, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Foxing spots on free fly of endpapers and first and last leaves. Near fine. 28.3 x 24.2. 0792270061

Our living earth, by Richard Lipkin. Severe Storms, by Jeff Rosenfeld. ... Climatic Shifts, by Michael H. Glantz.

58195
LEE, Adrian & PHILPOTT, Ruby
LAURENT GILES, An Evolution of Yacht Design
$100.00 AUD

Nautical Books. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Foreword by Olin Stephens. 208 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, plans, photos...). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. Scarce. 27 x 20.2. 9780713633221

73414
LEE, Stuart
RIVERBOATS OF THE CLARENCE
$60.00 AUD

The Port of Yamba Historical Society. Yamba, NSW. 2003. 1st Ed. XII, 292 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, drawings, maps & plans, photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0957706812

Includes a loosely inserted a Boating & Fishing Map of the Clarence River and Offshore Waters.

48274
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 2: Destroyers and Submarines of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables & 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 18 x 12.

73150
LEWIS, David
WE, THE NAVIGATORS - The Ancient Art of Landfinding in the Pacific
$25.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1994. 2nd edition of the 1972 original. XXII, 442 PP with over 11 maps (2 on double page), 67 figures and XVIII b/w plates. Fp: Tevake navigating Isbjorn. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 9780824158231

Revival of the traditional sailing and voyaging in the Pacific.

69216
LEWIS, Tom
SENSUIKAN I-124, a history of the Imperial Japanese Navy fleet submarine sunk in Northern Territory waters
$35.00 AUD

Tall Stories. Darwin. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Daryl W. Manzie. 131 PP with 2 maps, 11 plans and sketches and 65 b/w photos. Letter from editor to The Mercury newspaper loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover lightly soiled. Very good. Scarce. 29.5 x 21. 0646322184

Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.

71707
LINGWOOD, John & APPLEYARD, Harold
CHAPMAN OF NEWCASTLE - The Story of a Tyneside Tramp Shipping Company
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 plan, 4 facsimiles of documents and 83 b/w photos. Inside back cover: Houseflags and funnels (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Signed by John Lingwood, co-author on title page. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617355

History & fleet list..

73829
LONEY, Jack & MORRIS, E.W.
THE OTWAY: A Short History of Apollo Bay 1850 - 1968
$30.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Geelong. 1979. Reprint of 3 booklets: (1), 51 PP, 43, (3) PP and 42 PP, a total of 140 pages, plus 38 pages with 1 map and 49 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 20.3 x 13.8. 0909244219

The 3 booklets: Twelve Decades - Otway Memories - Pioneering Days.

73386
LOVERIDGE, Arthur
REPTILES OF THE PACIFIC WORLD
$60.00 AUD

The Macmillan Company. New York. 1945. 1st printing of the first edition, in "The Pacific World" series. Foreword by Fairfield Osborn. XII, 259 PP with VII Plates with 70 b/w illustrations. FEP: Locality Map: Pacific and East Indies. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. dj (with a clipped fore flap). Offsetting of endpapers and occasional foxing. Near fine. 20.8 x 14.

73813
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUMES I & II
$125.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1969 & 1970. Reprint of the 1927 & 1929 original. Vol. I: XIV, (2), 518 PP, plus 74 pages with 126 b/w illustrations & 17 pages with plans (12 of them folded). Fp: Quathlamba. Vol. II: XV, 448 PP, plus 100 pages with 174 b/w illustrations and 17 plans (16 of them folded). Fp: Hougomont. Eps: Chart of the world. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Dust jackets lightly soiled and with repaired tears (now in prospective sleeves). Set of 2 volumes in very good condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24.5 x 17.5.

The life, the personnel, the epic of the Horn, the clippers of the 70's, the medium clippers of the 80's and various trades with small fry.

73699
LUDEKE, Michael
THE SYDNEY TO HOBART YACHT RACE
$50.00 AUD

Ludeke Publishing. Hobart. 2009. 2nd Ed. XI, 270 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. A fine copy. 25 x 17.5. 9780957928435

How it all began, The Winners - A Race-by-Race Guide, Race Statistics, The Individual Stories - The Human Element of the Race, Race Results - 1945-2008, Appendix.

75851
LUDEKE, Michael
THE SYDNEY TO HOBART YACHT RACE
$35.00 AUD

Ludeke Publishing. Hobart. 2011. 3rd Ed. XI, 264 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page, otherwise a near fine copy. 25 x 17.5. 9780957928459

How it all began, The Winners - A Race-by-Race Guide, Race Statistics, The Individual Stories - The Human Element of the Race, Race Results - 1945-2010. Appendix.

17162
MACKAY, Norm & LAWRENCE, Brian
THE CHALLENGE OF THE RIVER MURRAY
$10.00 AUD

Australian Council of National Trusts. Canberra. 1985. Volume 4, No. 4, Summer 1985 issue of the Journal of the Australian Council of National Trusts. Contains article P.13 to 16 with 2 maps, 2 b/w and 4 colour photos. (1 bw photo inside front cover). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 23.

70476
MACWHIRTER, Noel & Pat, SAGLIOCCO, Jean Louis & SOUTHWOOD, Jane (editors)
Le NATURALISTE in WESTERN PORT: 1802-2002 - Two Hundred Years of Change
$75.00 AUD

Victoria Department of Infrastructure. Melbourne. 2003. 1st Ed. (2), II, 134 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.5.

Proceedings of the seminar held at the Old Cranbourne Shire Office, Cranbourne, Victoria. 13th and 14th April 2002 and other commemorative events of 2002. 13 papers: ... Seals at Seal Rocks, Western Port in Bass Strait, before and after the Baudin expedition's visit in 1802, by Robert M. Warneke. ...

68048
MAIR, Craig
A LUCKY SHIP - The Nine Lives of the Australian Coaster 'TAMBAR", 1912-1960
$50.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia Inc. Melbourne. 2013. 1st Ed. XIV, 226 PP with 2 sets of tables and b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 2 facsimile of documents, 5 plans, 6 maps and 102 photos). Inside covers: Plan of the Tambar. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 9780975689639

16374
MAKARIOS, Emmanuel
NETS, LINES AND POTS, A History of New Zealand Fishing Vessels - Volume One
$25.00 AUD

IPL and Wellington Maritime Museum. Wellington. 1996. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 112 b/w photos. Title-page: trawler Maimai. Pict. card cover. Fine. 26 x 19. 090887698X

Episodes portraying: fishing communities, entrepreneurship and fishing vessels. WWII experiences of some fishing vessels as minesweepers of the Castle Class.

15896
MALLETT, Alan S.
IDYLL OF THE KINGS 1889-1979: The story of the King Line its ships and the men who sailed and managed them
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 15. 090561710X

Story of the King Line, its ships and the men who sailed and managed them.

73154
MALONEY, Elbert S.
CHAPMAN : PILOTING, SEAMANSHIP AND SMALL BOAT HANDLING.
$25.00 AUD

Hearst Marine Books / Motor Boating & Sailing. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. 55th edition, with New United Rules of the Road. (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, dj. Outside page edges have a few spots, o/wise contents near fine. 29.4 x 22. 0878518096

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

73746
MARTIN, E.G., IRVING, John, et al..
CRUISING AND OCEAN RACING - The Lonsdale Library Volume XV
$25.00 AUD

Seeley Service & Co. Limited. London. 1933. 1st edition. Volume XV, in The Lonsdale Library series. Introduction by The Rt. Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale, editor. 592 PP with 415 figures (line drawings, plans, sketches), plus 32 plates with 63 b/w photos. Fp: The Bermuda cutter "Patience". FEP: The standing & running rigging of a cruising Yawl. REP: Some Cruising Rigs. Cloth covers, gilt device on front cover and title on spine. Minute insect damage in gutter of endpapers. Very good. 22 x 14.3.

73603
MATTHEWS, Alex
SEA KAYAKING: ROUGH WEATHER
$15.00 AUD

The Heliconia Press. Beachburg, Ontario. 2006 1st Ed. 127 PP, (7 advertisements) with colour illustrations: drawings and photos by Paul Villecourt and Jock Bradley. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 20.3 x 23. 9781896980263

68035
McMURTRIE, Francis E.
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1935 (issued December 1935)
$300.00 AUD

Sampson, Low, Marston & Co. London. 1935. 1st Ed., 39th year of issue. 45 adv, XVIII, 543 PP with hundreds of bw illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: "Admiral Scheer", "Nürnberg", "U.1" & "U.7" surfacing. Navy cloth covers, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. A near fine copy and rare in this condition Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.

Publication coinciding with the Naval Conference of London, when a program of construction for Capital ships was already under way.

42952
MEYER, Karl & BRYSAC, Shareen
TOURNAMENT OF SHADOWS - The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Asia
$10.00 AUD

Abacus. London. 2001. Paperback edition of the 2001 UK edition (1999 US original). XXVI, 646 PP with 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 19.8 x 12.6. 0349113661

Struggle for control of Central Asia.

73322
MIDDLEMISS, Norman
Feature: A GREEK TRAMPING SAGA: The Michalinos, Michalos and Apodiakos families / Forgotten Fleets: GREAT ROTTERDAM LINERS / Port of Call: LAEM CHABANG and the Port of BANGKOK (in SHIPPING TODAY and YESTERDAY, No. 349)
$10.00 AUD

Tandy Media Publishing. Bexhill-on-Sea, UK. 2019. Edited by Nigel Lawrence. 68 PP. Contains 3 articles between pages: 24 to 33 and 46 to 61 with b/w and colour illustrations (House-Flag & Funnel and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Other article - Through the eyes of the artist by David Eeles: Cie MARITIME BELGE / Compagnie BELGE MARITIME du CONGO: Part; Three.

73773
MIELCHE, Hakon
PASSES AND TRESPASSES
$20.00 AUD

William Hodge. London. 1954. 1st English edition, translated from the Danish original by M. A. Michael. (8), 244 PP with b/w illustrations: vignette on title page, 7 tailpieces, 1 endpiece and 249 marginal sketches. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips or closed tears and in a protective sleeve. Very light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15.5.

A light hearted autobiography: sailor, bookseller, artist...

34214
MILFORD, G. D.
GOVERNOR PHILLIP AND THE EARLY SETTLEMENT OF NEW SOUTH WALES
$30.00 AUD

The Harbour Newspaper. Sydney. 1935. 2nd edition (revised) in December 1935 of the July 1935 original. 92 PP. Red cloth cover, gilt title on front and spine, dj. Dust jacket is chipped/rubbed around edges and has a small piece missing on spine. Book is near fine. 21.8 x 14.

14056
MITTON, Robert
THE LOST WORLD OF IRIAN JAYA
$100.00 AUD

Oxford Univ. Press. Melbourne. 1983. 1st Ed. IX, 234 PP, (1), with colour illustrations throughout. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on the inside of the dust jacket, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce item. 28.5 x 21. 0195543688

The pictorial study of a fast disappearing part of the world. The remarkable work of a young Australian geographer and anthropologist compiled over five years in this remote and primitive area.

40095
MONKMAN, Noel
QUEST OF THE CURLY-TAILED HORSES - An Autobiography
$25.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1962. 1st Ed. X, 214 PP with 1 tail piece, plus 20 pages with 21 colour and 31 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt device (Sea Horse) on front cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

Biologist interested in marine microscopic life and underwater photographer. When only a boy he started to catch sea-horses.

15683
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE FATAL IMPACT - The Invasion of the South Pacific 1767-1840
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. Sydney. 1987. New edition created and produced from the 1966 original. Preface by Manning Clark. 252 PP enhanced by 150 b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, drawings & etchings). Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 27 x 19. 0241123461

Tragic story of a great adventure which turned sour, when good intentions led to disaster, corruption & annihilation.

73777
MOOREHEAD, Alan
THE DESERT WAR, The North African Campaign 1940-1943
$35.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1965. 1st Ed. (7), 250 PP with b/w photos throughout, including a fold-out map of the Mediterranean. Hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket has some chips and small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Dedicatory note to "Sir Charles, In appreciaiton of your interest and hospitality, from the Rhodes Scholar representatives on the 1965 Selection Committee".

Abridged edition (text) of the African Trilogy: Mediterranean Front, A Year of Battle and The End in Africa.

73705
MOREMON, Dr. John (editor)
VIETNAM: Our War - Our Peace
$30.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Major General Michael Jeffery, Governor-General of Australia. X, (II), 140 PP with b/w and colour photos. Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 23.8 x 25.5. 1920720707

73836
MORRIS, Everett B. & ROSENFELD, Morris
UNDER FULL SAIL
$100.00 AUD

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1969. 1st US edition. Foreword by Cornelius Shields. X, 213 PP with 196 b/w photos by Morris Rosenfeld. Fp: The four-masted bark "Abraham Rydberg", Swedish nautical training vessel, sailing into New York in 1940. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jcket has a few rubs/chips and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 28 x 20.5.

50 years of great marine photographs by America's Greatest Marine Photographer.

44674
MORTON, Harry
THE WIND COMMANDS - Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

UQP. Brisbane. 1980. 1st Australian edition of the 1975 original. XXVII, 498 PP with 59 b/w figures, plus 64 b/w plates. Eps: Chart of The Pacific Area. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise contents near fine. 25.5 x 17. 0702215600

The opening and exploration of the Pacific.

73672
MURRAY, Hugh (editor)
ADVENTURES OF BRITISH SEAMEN IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN, displaying the striking contrasts which the Human Character Exhibits in an Uncivilized State
$200.00 AUD

Constable and Co. Edinburgh. 1827. 1st edition. Volume IV in the "Constable's Miscellany" of Original and Selected Publications. Preface by Hugh Murray. XI, 353 PP with vignette on half title page, plus a portrait of "Tippahee", a New Zealand Chief. Quarter bound, marbled boards, leather spine with 5 raised bands and gilt title "British Seamen". Fine copy. Scarce. Image shows title-page. 14.7 x 9.7.

I - Narrative of the Shipwreck of the "Antelope" in August 1783. II - Mutiny of the Bounty. III - Particulars of the Destruction of a British Vessel on the coast of New Zealand: the Boyd, Captain Thomson.

62193
N/A
WARSHIPS INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW - July 2011
$10.00 AUD

HPC Publishing. St. Leonards-on-Sea. 2011. Edited by Iain BALLANTYNE & Peter HORE. 48 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

3 pages Libyan Sea War, by Dr. Dave Sloggett - 2 pages Carrier Strike French Style, by Henri-Pierre Grolleau - 2 pages France rules the Euro Waves, Usman Ansari. Target: Bin-Laden, by Charles Strathdee. Portsmouth's Maritime Heritage.

73594
N/A
THE GIANT BOOK OF SHIPS - OPC Publication A89
$30.00 AUD

Offset Printing. Sydney. 1944. 1st Ed. 16 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear around edges. Dedicatory note at top of title-page. Very good. Large format: 36 x 24.5.

Colourful children's book about ships and their history.

73802
N/A
' ELENA' CLASSIC SCHOONER - 2009
$15.00 AUD

Ancasta Yachts - UK. Hamble, Lancs., UK. 2009. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 26 colour illustrations: 1 plan (layout) and 25 photos. Stiff covers, title and device on front cover. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 21 x 29.5.

A 180 ft, A Class Racing Schooner, built in 2009, Galicia Spain, on the lines drawn in 1910 by Nathaniel Herreschoff.

35513
NASSAES, José Luis Alcofar
DIE PORTUGIESISCHE MARINE SEIT 1945 (in Marine-Rundschau - No. 78, Issue 2, February 1981)
$10.00 AUD

Bernard & Graefe Verlag. München. 1981. Contains article from P.73 to 80 with 3 tables and 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Deck of Italian Destroyer Audace). Fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.

The Portuguese Navy since 1945.

44319
NAVIGATION
SIGHT REDUCTION TABLES FOR MARINE NAVIGATION - Volume III - Latitudes 30° - 45°, inclusive
$25.00 AUD

Hydrographer of the Navy / Hydrographic Department. Taunton, UK. 1976. Reprint of the 1971 edition. Publication No. 605 (III) of H.D. NP 401 (3). XXX, 365 PP with 5 figures and tables, plus 3 diagrams (A, B, & C). Eps: interpolation tables. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly faded. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5.

48632
NESDALE, Iris
SPIN ME A DIT! Tales of the Royal Australian Navy
$50.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1984. 1st Ed. XII, 259 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, sketches & photos). FEP: Corvette in convoy escort. REP: Fleet at anchorage. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Scarce. 25 x 15. 0949552062

Collection of sea stories: on board or ashore, as coastwatcher or seaman, WWII and Korean War.

67990
NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING COMPANY AND FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION
THE CARRIAGE OF CARGO IN THE STEAMERS OF THE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING Company, Ltd. and FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION Company, Ltd.
$125.00 AUD

Shipping Companies. London. 1935. May 1935 edition. (6), 472, (2) PP, plus (30 folded capacity plans), 13 (Distance tables), (14-20) Depths of water and tides, (12 maps) and XXIII Index. Text with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), and colour illustrations (1 folded Capacity Plan, 1 folded chart "Load Line 1932" and over 115 plans of Ports). Navy cloth covers with light shelf wear on corners, gilt "Crossed Flags" on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Discreet stamp of The Tasmanian Maritime & Folk Museum with signature of previous owner on title page. Light foxing on first few pages and around a few page edges. Printed on superior paper and in near fine condition. Scarce. 25.2 x 16.3.

General supervision, handling and stowage suggestions, refrigerated cargo...

16007
NICHOLSON, I.H.
GAZETTEER OF SYDNEY SHIPPING 1788-1840
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1981. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society publication No.26. X, 217 PP with b/w illust., plans, charts views of coast & paintings. Eps: Map of Australia & Chart of South & Central Pacific Is. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0909434182

Geographical index of ports of origin and destination, and places discovered, visited or remarked upon by Sydney shipping.

22855
NOBLE, Captain John
TALL SHIPS, The Golden Age of Sail
$10.00 AUD

Viking O'Neil / Penguin. Melbourne. 1988. Paperback reprint of the 1985 original "The Golden Age of Sail of Australia and New Zealand". X, 118 PP with b/w illust. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 24.7 x 25. 0670901067

Collection of maritime photographs capturing the glorious and romantic days when sailors relied on wind and currents.

73628
O'CONNOR, Maura (compiler)
MAP COLLECTIONS IN AUSTRALIA: A Directory
$35.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1991. 4th edition. Foreword by Ron Furness. 146 PP with 7 b/w illustrations. Pict card cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 20.8. 0642104832

20808
O'DONOGHUE, K.J. & APPLEYARD, H.S.
HAIN OF ST. IVES
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w photos throughout & colour flags & funnels on inside back cover. Fp: Colour painting of the Trelawny. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 090561741X

History & fleet lists.

72496
OGDEN, Graeme
MY SEA LADY - The Story of H.M.S. Lady Madeleine, from February 1941 to February 1943
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 201, (3) PP with 16 b/w illustrations by Richard Elsden. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on endpapers and a few pages with pen marks. Very good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.5.

A personal narrative of the author's escort duty on the Arctic convoys. The Lady Madeleine was the largest of the fishing trawlers converted for anti-submarine duties in WWII.

68409
OLSON, Wesley
BITTER VICTORY - The Death of HMAS Sydney
$35.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 2000. 1st soft cover edition.. X, 437 PP with b/w illustrations (1 diagram, 2 plans, 3 ship's profiles, 7 maps, 2 paintings by Ross Shardlow, and 27 photos), plus 1 large folded plan. Pictorial soft covers with light shelf wear, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17. 1876268913

19 November 1941.

71821
ORIENT LINE
ORIENT LINE CRUISES FROM AUSTRALIA - Cruising in the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. Sydney. 1954. April 1954 edition. 12 PP. Illustrated soft cover, staples. A few marks and faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 18.6 x 12.3.

Information for Orient Line Passengers cruising in the Pacific.

73422
PAGET-TOMLINSON, Edward
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF CANAL & RIVER NAVIGATION
$50.00 AUD

Sheffield Academic Press. Sheffield. 1994. 1st Ed. XVI, 400 PP with 181 b/w illustrations (including 21 seals of navigation lines). plus 32 pages with 1 index map and 32 detailed maps (with 15 inserts), and 16 plates in colour by E.W. Paget-Tomlison. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear around edges and a crease at lower corner, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21. 185075277X

A most comprehensive work.

75766
PARSONS, Ronald (compiler)
TASMANIAN SHIPS REGISTERED 1826-1850 (Ships enrolled in Hobart Town and Launceston)
$20.00 AUD

Ronald H. Parsons. Magill, S.A. 1980 1st Ed. 102 PP. Stapled typescript. Card covers with light crease and laminated. Slight ageing of paper. Library stamp at bottom of front cover and stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on inside front cover, otherwise very good.. Oblong: 16.5 x 20.6. 0909418179

Full details of every ship enrolled by the Registrar of British Ships at the ports of Hobart Town and Launceston.

34355
PARSONS, T.G.
NEW CALEDONIAN CONVICTS IN NEW SOUTH WALES 1876-1884 (in Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1966. Vol. 52, Part 1, March 1966. 80 PP. Contains article between pages 51 and 68. Soft cover. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.

73828
PAULL, John (compiler)
PERSISTENCE PAYS: The Discovery of Dr William Russ Pugh's Log and Journal of his 1835 Voyage from England to New Holland
$65.00 AUD

John Paull / The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists / The WD Booth Charitable Trust. Launceston. 2017. 1st limited deluxe edition (No. 34/150). Transcribed and annotated by John Paull. XX, 84 PP with 26 b/w or colour illustrations (maps, paintings, portraits and photos). FEP: Arrival of His Majesty George the Fourth at Gravesend. REP: Old Wharf, Hobart Town (Van Diemen's Land). Hard covers, marbled boards, colour illustrations on front cover, gilt title on a cream simile leather spine. Signed by the author on title page. Edges of cover with light rub/shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. 28 x 20. 9780995444850

Shipboard diary on the crossing from Gravesend to Van Diemen's Land, on the Barque "Derwent": 8th of August to 10th December 1835 ...

73369
PEARCE, Fred
WHEN THE RIVERS RUN DRY: WATER - The Defining Crisis of the Twenty-first Cuntury -
$15.00 AUD

Beacon Press. Boston. 2006. 1st paperback edition. XI, 324 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Small crease at bottom of front cover, o/wise fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 9780807085738

69218
PERRYMAN, John & MITCHELL, Brett
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY IN VIETNAM. Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965-72
$35.00 AUD

Topmill / Sea Power Centre - Australia. Canberra. 2012. 2nd edition. (8), 96, (8) PP with 5 maps, 32 b/w photos, and colour illustrations (maps, crests, badges, documents and hundreds of photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

73722
PHILLIPS-BIRT, D.
RIGS AND RIGGING OF YACHTS
$30.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1954. 1st Ed. 207 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (12 sail plans, 46 diagrams and 44 b/w photos). Fp: The Art of Masts, Sail-crowded. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and title on spine, dj (price clipped). .Top edges tinted. Dust jacket with rubbed patches and short tears and in a protective sleeve. Offsetting of endpapers. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 25.3 x 19.

73756
PIVER, Arthur
TRANS-ATLANTIC TRIMARAN
$40.00 AUD

Underwriter's Press. San Francisco. 1961. 2nd printing. Foreword by Dr. John Morwood, AYRS. (4), 152, 30 (appendix) PP with b/w illustrations: 18 photos & 7 drawings). Fp: Landfall at the Azores. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (inside dust jacket with plans of trimarans designed by Arthur Piver). Near fine. 20.2 x 13.2.

73413
POPE, Steve
HORNBLOWER'S NAVY - Life at Sea in the Age of Nelson
$20.00 AUD

Orion Media. London. 1998. 1st soft cover edition.. 112 PP with b/w and colour illust. Fp: A Tribute to Nelson, c. 1820, (English School). Title page: Napoleon Bonaparte aboard H.M.S. Bellerophon at Plymouth, 1815. Page 4: The Battle of Dogger Bank ... Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 24. 9780752818412

Fighting ships and weapons. Jolly tars and Navy blues ...

17531
PRITCHARD, George
THE AGGRESSIONS OF THE FRENCH AT TAHITI and Other Islands in the Pacific
$50.00 AUD

Auckland University Press. Auckland. 1983. 1st edition. Edited and introduced by Professor Paul de Deckker. 253 PP with 16 b/w illustrations. Title page: facsimile of title page of Pritchard's manuscript. Fp: Reverend George Pritchard. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 0196479940

The struggle between the British Consul and the French Consul, Jacques Antoine Moerenhout, seeking to influence Queen Pomaré prior to French sovereignty.

71924
PUXLEY, W. Lavallin
GREEN ISLANDS IN GLITTERING SEAS
$45.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1925. 1st Ed. 317, (2) PP, plus 17 plates with 31 b/w illustrations (1 painting and 30 photos). Fp: Duk-Duks (secret society of New Guinea). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover ad spine. Front cover a little flecked. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.

Wanderings in the Pacific Islands.

48046
PYBUS, Cassandra & MAXWELL-STEWART, Hamish
AMERICAN CITIZENS, BRITISH SLAVES: Yankee Political Prisoners in an Australian Penal Colony 1839-1850
$30.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 2002. 1st Ed. XVI, 270 PP with 6 figures (3 maps and 3 drawings / plans), plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0522850278

Almost 100 American Patriots were deported to Van Diemens Land, for helping French Canadian (Upper Canada) fight British oppression.

18610
R.A.N.
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1911-1961, Golden Jubilee
$20.00 AUD

Dept. of the Navy. Canberra. 1961. 1st Ed. 49 PP with b/w & colour photos. Pict. card cover with a few small creases. Very good. 27.5 x 20.4.

The 50th anniversary of the RAN: highlights and the RAN at that time.

42514
RAHS
LA PEROUSE AND THE FRENCH MONUMENTS AT BOTANY BAY (in Journal and Proceedings of the RAHS, Volume IV, Part VII, 1918)
$25.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1918. Contains article by Henry SELKIRK between P.329 and 361, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of La Pérouse, by Pigeot. Soft cover. Spine of covers with pieces missing and repaired, staples removed. Ageing and light foxing of paper, first 2 leaves with a small hole (not affecting text), o/wise very good. 20.7 x 13.8.

Read before the Society, 28th May 1918.

72908
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol. VII, Part V, 1921
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1921. Volume VII, Part V, 1921. Edited by A. G. Foster, W. G. Maconochie, W. Dixson. 217-288 PP with 1 map and 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.6 x 13.5.

Exploration between the Wingecarribee, Shoalhaven, Macquarie and Murrumbidgee Rivers, by R.H. Cambage.

72909
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol. VII, Part VI, 1921
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1921. Volume VII, Part VI, 1921. Edited by A. G. Foster, W. G. Maconochie, W. Dixson. 289- 380 PP. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.6 x 13.5.

Hume and Hovell's Journey to Port Phillip by Professor Ernest Scott. Journal kept on the Journey Lake George to Port Phillip, by Captain W.H. Hovell.

72923
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXI, Part III, 1935
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1935. Volume XXI, Part III, 1935. By K. R. Cramp, Captain J. H. Watson. 141-208 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Soft covers. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Pages 141 to 196: The Rise of Newcastle by James Jervis.

72928
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XXVIII, Part VI, 1942
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1942. Volume XXVIII, Part VI, 1942. 353-476 PP with 1 b/w illustration. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Governor Lachlan Macquarie, by M.H. Ellis.

62108
RAN
AUSTRALIAN WARSHIP REVIEW - Vol. No. 1
$10.00 AUD

Australian Warship Review. Sydney. 1998. Volume No. 1 (Aug/Sept/Oct 1998). 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Centrefold: HMAS Warramunga past Garden Island, in the late 1950s. Pictorial soft cover (DDG 65, USS Benfold). Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781876270377

Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers. Collins Class submarines: a brief history. ... Battle of the Java Sea, by Joe Straczek. ... Naval Photograph Album: Australian and Allied Warships. The Bathursts, by Jack Williams. ...

72996
RAN - Navy Public Relations
50TH ANNIVERSARY ... BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA
$10.00 AUD

Showcase Publications Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. (2), 10 PP with 8 b/w illustrations: 1 map and 7 photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.5.

73041
READER'S DIGEST
ANTARCTICA - Great Stories from the Frozen Continent
$20.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Services Pty. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 900 b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, drawings, maps, diagrams and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0949819646

The extraordinary history of man's conquest of the great white south.

73125
READER'S DIGEST
LIFE ON THE HOME FRONT
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. Sydney. 1994. Reprint of the 1993 original, in the "Journeys into the Past" series. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine with gilt title. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.8. 0276421205

45101
REDONNET, Jean-Claude & GARNER, Steve
THE DEBATE ON A REPUBLIC FOR AUSTRALIA
$25.00 AUD

Didier-Erudition / CNED. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 1 cartoon and 2 tables. Stiff cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 02864603217

45133
REID, Gordon
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN - A History of Australian Lighthouses
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan / Department of Transport and Communications. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XVI, 264 PP profusely illustrated with b/w & colour photos, drawings, sketches & maps. FEP: James Barnet's plans for a classic NSW lighthouse, Smoky Cape, first lit in 1891. REP: Barnet's 1877 plan for the Barrenjoey lighthouse & quarters. Hard cover, dj. Cover has a small scratch, dust jacket has a few small repairs and is in a protective sleeve. An otherwise fine copy. 31 x 23.5. 033347709X

Comprehensive & beautifully presented work on the lighthouses of Australia. Book commissioned by the Federal Department of Transport & Communications as their major contribution to the Bicentenary of Australia

73113
RENNIE, Chris
THE SURFER'S TRAVEL GUIDE - AUSTRALIA
$30.00 AUD

Liquid Addictions. Fitzroy, Vic. 2002. 3rd edition. (16 with colour illustrations), 320 PP with b/w illustrations (sketch maps and photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 15. 0957775482

70067
REVELL CARR, J.
ALL BRAVE SAILORS - The Sinking of the "Anglo-Saxon", 21 August 1940
$20.00 AUD

Coronet Paperback / Hodder and Stoughton. London. 2004. 1st edition as a "Coronet" ' paperback. XVI, 365 PP with 2 b/w illustrations (1 map and 1 sketch), plus 8 plates with 23 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 19.6 x 12.8. 9780340825785

73429
RICHARDS, Jack (editor)
TASMANIAN LETTERS 1824 - 1852
$30.00 AUD

Jayrich Production. Christchurch, N.Z. 1955. 1st Ed. (3), 36, (2) PP (roneotyped) on recto only, with postal marks and postal stamps. Hard covers, cloth spine, staples. Light foxing. Very good. 25 x 20.5.

Scholarly study of Tasmania's early postal history.

55659
RICHARDS, Rhys and LANGDON, Robert
TAHITI AND THE SOCIETY ISLANDS: SHIPPING ARRIVALS AND DEPARTURES 1767 TO 1852
$40.00 AUD

Pacific Manuscripts Bureau and Jean-Louis Boglio Maritime Books. Canberra. 2008. 1st edition, limited to 100 copies. Preface by Dr. Paul Darcy. Introduction by Rhys Richards (with a French translation by Professor Darrell Tryon). XXVIII, (1), 257 PP with 1 map, 1 graph and 1 table. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 0958201384

62252
RICHARDSON, Brian W.
LONGITUDE AND EMPIRE: How Captain Cook's Voyages Changed the World
$40.00 AUD

University of British Columbia Press. Vancouver, B.C. 2005. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 240 PP with 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Bookplate of previous owner inside front cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0774811900

"Fascinating account offering a new understanding of Captain Cook's voyages and how they affected the European world view" (review comments).

73848
RICHARDSON, Garry
SAFE PASSAGE - The Lighthouses of Tasmania
$90.00 AUD

Bay of Fires Images and Publishing. Hobart. 2022. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Anthony Donald. 523 PP with b/w, duotone and colour illustrations (documents, sketches, maps & plans, paintings & photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9780992551360

The history of Tasmania's 14 manned lighthouses ... and the ships that supplied them.

73421
ROBERTS, Jack
SHROPSHIRE UNION FLY-BOATS - The Jack Roberts Story
$60.00 AUD

Canal Book Shop. Audlem, Cheshire. 2016. July 2016 reprint of the October 2015 original. Foreword by Harry Arnold. 177 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page illustration: Fly-boat "Elector" at Stourport. 9780957403741

Life on the canals of the Shropshire Union Railway & Canal Company, until 1921.

73738
ROBINSON, William Albert
DEEP WATER AND SHOAL
$25.00 AUD

Jonanthan Cape. London. 1933. 5th impression of the 1932 original. 359 PP with 1 map and 1 sail plan, plus 32 pages with 24 b/w photos and 1 folded plan by John Alden (line drawings) of the Svaap at rear of book, top edge tinted. Fp: In the Indian Ocean. Cloth covers with light wear/soiling and light insect damage on gutters. An otherwise near fine copy. 20.5 x 13.5.

68981
ROBSON, B. L.
WARSHIP DESIGN IN THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Some Design Aspects & A Look to the Future
$45.00 AUD

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Australian Branch, Canberra Section. Canberra. 1973. Technical Paper, 1st edition. (2), 85 PP with 2 tables and 31 figures on full page (artwork, drawings, graphs, line drawings, sketches ...). A 7 page "Discussion and Author's Reply" loosely inserted. Stiff covers, title on front cover, staples. Foxing spots on front cover and fore outside edges. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" at top of title page. Very good. 30 x 21.

Presented on 8th November 1973, at the Canberra Section.

50814
ROE, Michael
AN IMPERIAL DISASTER: the wreck of George the Third
$35.00 AUD

Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 2006. 1st Ed. X, 294 PP with 2 pages of maps, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Broadsheet Report to Britain's Populace I. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24.3 x 16.5. 0908528329

49181
ROGERS, Stanley
TALES OF THE FORE-AN-AFT
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1935. 1st edition, illustrated by the author. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations. Fp: Valkyrie III and Defender. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very light foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and Frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.8.

Fishermen. Circumnavigators. Explorers. America's Cup... Lawbreakers. Lost ships.

18462
ROLLESTON, Charles H. (Editor)
WITH THE.. RENOWN IN AUSTRALASIA. Authentic Record and Account of the Visit of H.M.S. Renown to Australasia
$40.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. c. 1920. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 64 pages with 50 b/w photos. Fp: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Green card cover faded gilt title and crest. Jacket is chipped and has tape repairs. Spine split (reinforced). Ageing of paper. Contents near fine. Image shows text (P.78) and photo of Port Stephens. 24.5 x 18.5.

The magazine of the HMS Renown, December 1919 to October 1920 with contributions from different members of the crew: Captain, Gunmen,... The Prince of Wales was on board for the voyage from Portsmouth and back. Section on the Australia visit between P.49 and 89 : Jenolan Caves, Parramatta, Tamworth, Toowoomba, Port Stephens. Ports of call included Panama, Honolulu, Fiji, Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart, Samoa, Acapulco, St. Lucia, Bermuda...

45134
ROSKILL, Capt. S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1963. 3rd impression in May 1963 of the September 1962 original. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A few small nicks/chips in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.

The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including Centaur off the coast of Queensland and 4 French ships.

73642
ROSS, Bill D.
PELELIU: TRAGIC TRIUMPH - The Untold Story of the Pacific War's Forgotten Battle
$45.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1991. 1st Ed. XIV, 381, (3) PP with 1 map on double page, 6 maps, 6 tailpieces and 14 headpieces, plus 16 pages with b/w illustrations: 3 portraits and 46 photos. Hard cover, gilt crest of the US Marine Corps on front board, gilt title on cloth spine. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780394565880

64620
ROSS, David
SHIPS VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA
$20.00 AUD

Amber Books. London. 2010. 1st Ed. 448 PP with 2 b/w & 4 colour photos, and over 1000 colour illustrations / artworks by DeAgostini & Tony Gibbons. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.4 x 22.5 9781907446245

71956
ROSSER, W.H.
SHORT NOTES on the WINDS, WEATHER, & CURRENTS, together with General SAILING DIRECTIONS and REMARKS ON MAKING PASSAGES ; To Accompany Charts of the CHINA SEA, Indian Archipelago & Western Pacific
$750.00 AUD

James Imray and Son. London. Circa 1867. Folded map of China Sea and Australia (tracks during the S.W. Monsoon) facing title-page, (3) ii (Contents), 126 PP, plus a page showing the Winds in the China Sea (Oct to March), another showing from April to September, plus a folded map of the China Sea and Australia with the tracks during the N.E. Monsoon, followed by 48 PP containing advertisements. Cloth covers with gilt title and emblem on cover, title on faded spine. Covers with light wear and a few marks, rubs. Overall a very good copy of a scarce title. 22 x 14.

Contents include: Winds and Currents, On Making Passages, China Sea - Rocks, Shoals, &c, Formosa Island - S & W Coasts, On the Passage through Torres Straits, by Raine Island entrance ... by the N.E. or Bligh entrance....

73668
ROTH, Hal
HOW TO SAIL AROUND THE WORLD - Advice and Ideas for Voyaging Under Sail
$20.00 AUD

International Marine / McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine / New York. 2004. Reprint. XVI, 464 PP with 172 b/w illustrations: 19 line drawings and 153 photos, all by the author. Fp: "Tania Aebi" at sea. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with some rubs and chips, o/wise near fine. 24 x 19. 9780071429511

..

54262
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME XC - 1937
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1937. Vol. XC, issues No 1 (July 1937) to No. 6 (December 1937). LVIII (Advertisements), 605, (3 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), VIII (contents) PP, plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.

72964
Royal Visit State Directorate (compiler)
Her Majesty the Queen and H. R. H. The Duke of Edinburgh, ROYAL VISIT TO TASMANIA 1954 - Official Souvenir Programme
$35.00 AUD

Oldham, Beddone & Meredith. Hobart. 1954. 1st Ed. Introduction by Sir Ronald Cross Governor of Tasmania. No pagination, 40 PP with 11 b/w illustrations (1 drawing and 10 photos) and 10 colour illustrations (Royal Arms, The Arms of H.R.H. The Duke of Edinburgh, The Royal Standard, S.S. Gothix, map of Tasmania, Sesquicentenary Memorial, and 4 plans (Hobart, Burnie, Devonport and Launceston). Illustrated soft wrappers with light wear/soiling. Contents near fine. Scarce. 23.8 x 18.3.

72170
RUSH, Philip R.
AUSTRALIAN POEMS THAT WOULD SATISFY A SAILOR
$20.00 AUD

Philip R. Rush Pty Ltd. Glen Huon, Tasmania. 2011. 1st edition February 2011, limited to 2500 copies. VI, 74 PP with 1 drawing by Ross Shardlow, 3 drawings by Syd Woon and 15 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 21 x 14.7. 9780975813461

38792
RUTHERFORD, Iain W.
AT THE TILLER
$30.00 AUD

Blackie & Son Ltd. London. 1946. February 1946 reprint of the January 1946 original. VI, 218 PP, plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Fp: "Suilven" racing against Britain at Cowes, 1921. FEP: Map of the NW coast of Scotland. REP: maps of Ireland and the Northern part of the North Sea. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Errata slip, tipped in on Introduction page. War economy paper, dust jacket rubbed and chipped and in a protective sleeve. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

Yachtsman's experiences in Peace (ocean racing, sailing yachts) and war (R.N.V.S.R. with drifters, trawlers, motor launch...).

22576
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
VALIANT VOYAGING, A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945
$25.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 1 colour plate on double-page and 7 b/w plates with 13 photos. Fp (in colour): Regimental Badges on the Dunera. FEP: Position of the Fleet at the Outbreak of War. REP: Position of ships lost. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Signature of previous owner on verso of FFEP. Contents near fine. 20.5 x 14.

71928
SCHAFFER, Irene
EXCURSION: NORTH BRUNY ISLAND
$30.00 AUD

Irene Schaffer. New Town, Tasmania. 1996. 1st edition, March 1996. (2), VI, 47 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, facsimile of documents, plans, portraits and photos.. Soft covers, pictorial front, cloth spine. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.

71929
SCHAFFER, Irene
DERWENT RIVER EXCURSION on board the "Lady Nelson" - Volume 1; Sandy Bay - Battery Point - Hobart
$30.00 AUD

Irene Schaffer. New Town, Tasmania. 2001. 1st edition, June 2001. (4), 15, (28 plates) PP (recto only) with 43 b/w illustrations: sketch map, plans, drawings and paintings, photos. Soft covers, pictorial front, cloth spine. Covers a little soiled with a small light crease, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21.

71987
SELKIRK, Patricia M., QUILTY, Patrick G. & DAVIES, Margaret (editors)
FORUM ON THE SUB-ANTARCTIC - Papers and Proceedings of the ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA - Volume 141, Part 1 & Part 2
$30.00 AUD

The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2007. Volume 141, Parts 1 & 2, November 2007. VI, 214 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs & tables, maps, drawings & photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

24 papers presented at the Forum held at the CCAMLR (Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) in Hobart, 6-7 July 2006.

73363
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - Volume 19
$15.00 AUD

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1962. Issue No. 19 of "The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria". Edited by S.A.E. Strom. Foreword by Captain S. Svensson. XVIII, 19-136 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (The "Esmeralda" outside Sydney Heads, May 1961). Very good. 21 x 14.5.

A Gippsland Lakes Pioneer, by H.A. Bull.

63694
SILVER, Lynette Ramsay
THE HEROES OF RIMAU - Unravelling the mystery of one of World War II's most daring raids
$60.00 AUD

Sally Milner. Sydney. 1990. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 50 b/w photos. Eps: Plan "Z", top secret, operation Rimau. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.2. 1863510184

Raid at the end of 1944 against Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour.

35245
SKENE, Norman L.
ELEMENTS OF YACHT DESIGN
$25.00 AUD

John Lane/The Bodley Head. London. 1936. 1st UK edition of the 1927 US original. (IX), 244 PP with 182 figures, 11 tables, and 33 b/w photos. Fp: At Close Quarters!, 50-Footers Mystic and Iroquois II. Black cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt device and title on spine. Covers have some old insect damage and there are some small remnants (tiny holes) on a few pages, not affecting the legibility at all and this is still a very good copy . 24 x 16.

73112
SLOCUM, Captain Joshua
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Phoenix Press / Orion Books.. London. 2003. Reissue of the 2000 edition (1900 original), Introduction by Lisa Clayton (single-handed, round-the-world yachtswoman). XVI, (6), 234 PP with 3 maps (2 on double page) and 27 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Slight ageing of paper on the outside edges, o/wise very good. 19.7 x 12.8. 9781857997545

First solo voyage around the world.

75320
SMITH, Windas
H.M.A.S. LATROBE - The Story of an Australian Corvette, 1942-1946
$30.00 AUD

Author. Hobart. 1987. 1st Ed. (I), 87 PP with b/w illustrations (1 menu, 2 crests and 3 photos), plus 1 large folded map of Australia's Northern reaches and Appendix tipped-in on inside back cover. Title page: Crest of "Latrobe". Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 0731609808

One of the 60 Bathurst Class minesweepers, related by her last war-time Captain.

73698
SMYTH, Admiral W. H
SAILOR'S WORD-BOOK, An alphabetical digest of Nautical Terms
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 2005. 1st soft cover edition. VI, 744 PP with 1 medallion of the author on the top of the Introduction page. Soft covers with light wear. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 14. 0851779727

A digest of sea terms and phrases: from "A", The highest class of the excellence of merchant ships on Lloyd's books, to "ZUMBRA", A Spanish skiff or yawl. This digest was revised by Vice Admiral, Sir E. Belcher.

73721
SNAITH, William
ACROSS THE WESTERN OCEAN
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1966. 1st UK edition. XII, 210 PP with 1 graph & 47 bw photos. Title spread: Figaro racing in the Solent. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Top outside edge lightly foxed. Near fine. 26.6 x 18.2.

Log of a cruise across the North Atlantic in 1961. The 1963 Trans-Atlantic race between Brenton Reef, Newport, R.I., and Eddystone Light, Plymouth, U.K.

73038
SOBEL, Dava
LONGITUDE - The true Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of his Time
$10.00 AUD

Fourth Estate. London. c. 2000. 16th reprint of the 1998 paperback edition (1996 UK original). VIII, 184 PP with 1 plate in colour as preliminary page and 15 b/w headpieces. Pictorial stiff covers. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 18 x 11. 01857025717

72388
SPILLETT, Peter G.
FORSAKEN SETTLEMENT, An illustrated history of the settlement of Victoria, Port Essington North Australia 1838-1849
$20.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Sydney. 1979. 2nd impression of the 1972 original. 196 PP with 27 b/w b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0701803347

17484
STAPLETON, Austin
"IN ALL RESPECTS READY ....
$30.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Adelaide. 1982. Typescript monograph. 188 PP with 13 b/w drawings & 1 map and 2 pages with a Glossary of Terms. Gilt-engraved hard cover. Fine. 20.8 x 17.2. 0959309306

Life of the seamen who served during WWII in the Small Ship companies of Water Transport, a unit of the Royal Australian Engineers.

73653
STATHAM, Pamela (compiler)
DICTIONARY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIANS 1829-1914 - Volume 1: Early Settlers 1829-1850
$100.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Nedlands, W.A. 1979. August 1979 reprint of the 1979 original. Preface by Rica Erickson. VIII, 375 PP. Eps: Map of the "Swan River Colony 1850 with location map. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 15.7. 0855641592

Volume 1: from Abraham AARON to Thomas YULE.

73726
STEPHENS II, Olin J.
ALL THIS AND SAILING, TOO - An Autobiography
$45.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport Museum. Mystic, Connecticut. 1999. 2nd printing of the 1999 original. 280 PP with 73 b/w illustrations: 12 plans and 61 photos. Hard covers, dj. Fine (as new condition). 26 x 21. 9780913372890

71267
STEVENS, David (editor)
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$30.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. XXVII, 212 PP with 4 organization charts, 6 tables, 11 maps & plans and 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 9781864480351

The part played by the Royal Australian Navy during WWII on every theatre of operation.

73713
STEWART, Alex
TITANIC [UNCLASSIFIED] - Secrets of the Titanic Revealed
$25.00 AUD

A & C Black / Bloomsbury Publishing. London. 2012. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial boards, laminated. Fine (as new condition). 28.6 x 22. 9781408160527

48090
STONE, Peter
IN THE EYE OF THE WIND (in Paradise)
$10.00 AUD

Air Niugini. Port Moresby. 1990. Issue No. 81, July-August 1990. 42 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article between P.19 and 25 with 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.5 x 21.

Windjamming in Papua New Guinea.

62747
STUCHIN, Marcie & ABRAMSON, Susan
WATERSIDE HOMES
$10.00 AUD

PBC International, Inc. New York. 1998. 1st Ed. Foreword by Katherine Pearson. 176 PP with 22 sketch-plans and over 255 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.5 x 26.5. 0866366318

Many coastal homes ... & the 120-foot yacht "Indiscretion", built by Broward Marine of Florida.

53346
SWINSON, Cyril (compiler)
TWENTY TALES OF THE SEA - A Mixed Cargo
$10.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. 1949. Reprint of the 1942 original. 154 PP, plus 8 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Fritz of the Swiss Family Robinson tries the new kayak. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Lacks free fly of front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20.7 x 14.5.

Stories by Rowland Walker, Frank Elias, Percy F. Westerman, Hermann Melville, Louise Morgan, ...

38333
SYDNEY GAZETTE
THE SYDNEY GAZETTE AND NEW SOUTH WALES ADVERTISER - Volumes four & five March 16, 1806 to August 30, 1807
$35.00 AUD

Public Library of New South Wales / Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1968. 1st facsimile edition. The William Dixson Foundation, Publication No. 8. No pagination (8), (200), (42 index) PP. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 37.5 x 25.

Volume 4 & 5 - No. 157 (Sunday, March 16, 1806) to No. 227 (Sunday, August 30, 1807).

49230
TALBOT, Frederick A.
LIGHTSHIPS AND LIGHTHOUSES
$30.00 AUD

William Heinemann. London. 1913. 1st Ed. XII, 325 PP with 16 figures, plus 96 pages with 112 b/w photos. Fp: The 43,000,000 candle-power beams thrown from the Heligoland lighthouse. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned, edges with light shelf wear. Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.5 x 14.5.

Contents: The Origin of the Lighthouse, The Eddystone Lighthouse, The Bell Rock and Skerryvore Lights, The Guardian Lights of Canada's Coast, Some Lighthouses in Australian Waters, A Flaming Sentinel of the Malacca Straits, Floating Lighthouses....

59817
TASMAN
ABEL JANSZOON TASMAN'S JOURNAL of his discovery of Van Diemens Land and New Zealand in 1642 with documents relating to his exploration of Australia in 1644 being photo-lithographic facsimiles of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague with an English translation and facsimiles of original maps to which are added life and labours of Abel Janszoon Tasman by J.E. Heeres, LL. D. Professor at the Dutch Colonial Institute Delft and observations made with the compass on Tasman's voyage by Dr. W. van Bemmelen Assistant-Director of the Royal Meteorological Institute Utrecht
$1100.00 AUD

N. Kovach. Los Angeles. 1965. Reprint of the 1892 original edition by Frederik Muller. Edition limited to 225 copies. (X), 198 PP with photo-lithographic facsimiles of Tasman's original journal (53 pages with illustrations), (2), 164 PP containing the text of the life of Tasman by Heeres, with a sketch map and facsimile signature of Tasman, appendices from P.129 to 163 printed on 2 columns in English & Dutch, then (2), 22 PP with Bemmelen's observations with 2 illustrations, (1 errata). Plus 5 folded maps in pocket at back of book. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated dust jacket. Fine copy, inscribed by the publisher Nicholas Kovach on front endpaper. Large format: 44 x 29. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote.

73132
TASMAN, Abel Janszoon
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND THROUGH GERMAN EYES (in 40° South Tasmania)
$10.00 AUD

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2001. Issue No. 21, Winter 2001, edited by Warren Boyles and Lyn Wilson. 80 PP. Contains article pages 52 to 54 with 2 b/w illustrations and 2 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 27.4 x 21.

The first was Captain Yde T'Jercxzoon Holman (Holleman), in charge of the Heemskerk of the Abel Tasman expedition.

72048
[TASMANIA]
CIRCULAR HEAD
$10.00 AUD

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 2005. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 16 b/w photos fom the Circular Head Historical Society. Fine. Format "wall calendar", Oblong: 20.5 x 24.5. 0646466542

The Nut at Stanley was first known as Circular Head.

73196
TELFER, Ross
SAILING SMALL CRAFT - A Guide for Racing and Rigging Sailing Craft
$10.00 AUD

A "Readon" Publication. Boolaroo. 1965. 2nd edition of the 1961 original. 94 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (1 advertisement, 7 drawings and 31 b/w photos). Hard cover, title on front board, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

The A to Z of small boat sailing.

41382
THORNTON-SMITH, C. B.
ANALYTICAL CHECKLIST OF FIRST-HAND ACCOUNTS IN FRENCH OF COLONIAL AUSTRALIA, with details of published English translations
$10.00 AUD

Department of English, Monash University. Melbourne. 1983. Photostat copy of the 1983 original. No. 1 in the Monash Bibliographical series. (2), 27 PP. Soft cover, plastic protected, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 20.5. 0908481233

22687
TIPPING, Marjorie
CONVICTS UNBOUND - The Story of the "Calcutta" Convicts and their Settlement in Australia
$145.00 AUD

Viking O'Neil. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XIII, 353 PP with b/w illust. Title spread: HMS Calcutta, off Rochefort, Bay of Biscay. Eps: Map of Van Diemen's Land. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 21.7. 9780670900688

The lives and experiences of the 308 convicts transported on board HMS Calcutta in 1803.

73651
TODD, John
CRUISING THE LLANGOLLEN CANAL
$20.00 AUD

John Todd. Milton Keyes, UK. 2012 1st edition in the "One Eye on the History" series.Ed. 9, (10-44) PP with 33 colour photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 23 x 15.2. 9781291327328

72327
TOOLEY, R.V.
THE MAPPING OF AUSTRALIA
$450.00 AUD

Holland Press Limited. London. 1979. 1st edition. Volume I Holland Press Cartographica. XX, 633 PP with 239 plates and an Index (pages 619 to 633) by Douglas Matthews. Eps: Francois Jacobsen Chart of Tasman's Voyages 1642-43 and 1644. Dark green cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little dulled on spine and with a few small chips, now in a clear plastic sleeve. Foxing spots on top outside edge. A near fine copy of a scarce item. 25.3 x 19.5. 0900470879

73627
TOOLEY, Ronald Vere (compiler)
TOOLEY'S DICTIONARY OF MAPMAKERS
$135.00 AUD

Map Collector Publications Limited. Tring, Hertfordshire, UK. 1979. 1st Ed. Preface by Helen Wallis. XII, 684 PP with b/w illustrations: signatures, manuscript page, title page of Atlas, portraits of mapmakers (including 58 plates on full page). Eps: Portraits of Mercator and Hondus. Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped, lightly sunned and now protected. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 26 x 18.5. 0906430054

72890
[TRAVEL]
50TH ANNIVERSARY - FIRST TASMAN FLIGHT SEPT 11TH 1928 from Richmond, SYDNEY to Wigram, CHRISTCHURCH
$50.00 AUD

Air New Zealand / Paparua County Jacee Inc. Christchurch / Wellington. 1978. 1st Ed. Foreword by D. A. Patterson, Director Air New Zealand. No pagination, 32 PP with 9 pages of advertising materials, 2 pages with 4 sketch plans of aircrafts, 40 duotone illustrations (1 painting by J.D. Carrick and 39 "period" photos) and at centrefold: location plan, programme of the "Sir Charles Kingsford Smith 50th Anniversary Pageant, Sept 9th and 10th 1978 " and Static Display guide. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 15.

Historical Souvenir Record.

73123
TREFETHEN, Jim
THE CRUISING LIFE: A Commonsense Guide for the Would-Be Voyager
$30.00 AUD

International Marine / McGraw Hill. Camden, Maine. 1999. 1st Ed. XIV, 242 PP with 16 sketch plans ad drawiongs. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Top edge of rear endpaper and dust jacket with an old water stain and is in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 24.2 x 16.7. 9780070653603

Guide to around 400 cruising routes with information on winds, currents, regional & seasonal weather.

68620
TREGONNING, K. G.
HOME PORT SINGAPORE - A History of Straits Steamship Company Limited 1890-1965
$120.00 AUD

O.U.P. / Straits Steamship Company Limited. Singapore. 1967. 1st Ed. XII, 321 PP with 3 maps, plus 1 map of Singapore Approaches, 1 folded map of Service Routes maintained in 1935, and 48 pages with 53 b/w plates (at rear of book). Fp: Ocean Building, Singapore. Eps: Certificate of Registry for Will o'the Wisp, 12th February, 1886. Cloth cover, dj. Both jacket and book are near fine and scarce in this condition. 25.5 x 16.5.

History of the shipping line and its home port: Singapore.

30880
TUNSTALL, Brian
FLIGHTS OF NAVAL GENIUS
$15.00 AUD

Philip Allan. London. 1930. 1st Ed. XI, 299 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 b/w plates (portraits). Fp: George Brydges Lord Rodney. Cloth cover with light wear and a little soiled, gilt title on spine which also has a very faint old library number. Faint foxing. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Very good. 22.6 x 14.8.

Lord Howe and the 1797 Mutiny at Portsmouth - George Brydges Rodney and the Battle of Saints - Sir Sydney Smith and the defence of Acre against Bonaparte - Lord Camelford - Sir Charles Napier.

73434
URBINA, Ian
THE OUTLAW OCEAN - Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier
$20.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 2019. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 544 PP with 84 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 17 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.2 x 15.2. 9781847925862

43060
van PAPENDRECHT, A. Hoynck
DE ZEILVLOOT VAN WILLEM RUYS JAN DANIELSZOON EN DE ROTTERDAMSCHE LLOYD
$60.00 AUD

Rotterdam Lloyd. Rotterdam. 1933. 1st Ed. XV, 147 PP with tables & 100 b/w illustrations, plus 11 b/w plates with tables, map, documents, 1 large folding plan of the D.S.M.S. Baloeran, 1 large folded plate with fleet list and 25 ship profiles and 1 folded map of the River Maas. Printed on superior glossy paper. Fp: Portrait of Willem Ruys Jan Danielszoon. Illustrated endpapers. Original sturdy stiff covers have light foxing. Near fine copy of a scarce title. Image shows Page XV with a travel poster for Rotterdam Lloyd. Dutch text. 27.8 x 20.4.

The sailing fleet of Willem Ruys and the fleet of Rotterdam Lloyd.

45666
VERNON GIBBS, Cdr. C.R.
THE WESTERN OCEAN PASSENGER LINES AND LINERS 1934-1969
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1970. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 68 b/w photos of liners and 2 b/w plates (house flags and description). Fp: The old rivals: Queen Mary & Normandie. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Top edge of covers with light speckling. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.

Record of passenger liners & shipping lines on the North Atlantic in 1934 after 5 years of the Depression. The number of these ships had greatly diminished, most having been broken up and sold for scrap.

30391
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$20.00 AUD

Ibex / Heritage Book Group. Melbourne. 1997. Reprint of the 1949 original. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos by the author. FEP: The voyages of the Grace Harwar, the Parma, the Joseph Conrad, and the Arab Dhows. REP: The voyages of the Rothesay Bay, the Bellands, the Lawhill and the Herzogin Cecilie. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 1875689036

The autobiography of a Cape Horn seaman in the last days of sail.

40546
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic
$15.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XI, 12-288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5.

From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.

73717
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WAY OF A SHIP, The Story of the Square-rigged Cape Horner:
$75.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1954. 1st UK edition. 287 PP with 38 line drawings, plus 48 pages with 74 bw photos. Fp: A Laeisz ship near Cape Horn. Eps: Sailing routes and system of ocean winds. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with short closed tears and in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing. A near fine copy and scarce with the dust jacket. 24 x 16.

... Being some Account of the Ultimate Developmentof the Ocean-going Square-Rigged Sailing Vessel, and the Manner of Her Handling, Her Voyage-Making, Her Personnel, Her Economics, Her Performance, and Her End.

54426
WALL, Don
HEROES AT SEA
$45.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. VII, 191 PP with 2 maps, and 78 b/w photos. Illustration on title page and front cover, by Clem Seale. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.7. 0646035789

Identifies 1800 Australian prisoners of war and internees lost at sea in World War II.

56319
WALLACE, Robert
THE SECRET BATTLE 1942-1944. The Convoy Battle off the East Coast of Australia during World War II
$20.00 AUD

Lamont Publishing. Melbourne. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreword by The Hon Con Sciacca, Minister for Veterans Affairs. 96 PP with 5 colour and 78 b/w illustrations (artworks by author). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1875630481

73634
WALLIS, Helen & TYACKE, Sarah (editors)
MY HEAD IS A MAP - Essays & Memoirs in Honour of R. V. Tooley
$50.00 AUD

Francis Edwards & Carta Press. London. 1973. Limited edition of 1000 copies. XVI, 148 PP with b/w illustrations: frontispiece, vignette on title page, 2 head pieces, and 15 plates. Fp: Portrait of R. V. Tooley. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj (subtitle "A Festschrift for R.V. Tooley" ). Copy dated and signed on half title page by R. V. Tooley. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and faint foxing on outside edges. Otherwise a fine copy. 25.2 x 18.7.

21093
WALTON, K., BISHOP, J...
PORTRAIT OF ANTARCTICA
$25.00 AUD

George Philip. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1983 original. Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales. 168 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 23.8. 0540010758

Pictorial history, spanning fifty years of exploration and research in the Antarctic. The record of a way of life.

38243
WARD, John
SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$10.00 AUD

Brown Partworks. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 96 PP with over 90 b/w photographs. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22.3. 1840440686

Main warships. Design, development and service history for each ship.

73328
WARREN, C.E.T. & BENSON, James
ABOVE US THE WAVES, The Story of Midget Submarines and Human Torpedoes
$25.00 AUD

White Lion. London. 1971. Reprint of the 1953 original. Foreword by Admiral Sir George Creasy. 256 PP with 3 diagrams & 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w photos. REP: Sketch map showing X-craft and human-torpedo operations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, top edge tinted, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on front endpaper and verso of title page. Otherwise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.2. 0856177504

Development & training, attempts against the "Tirpitz", Mediterranean & Norwegian operations, attacks on Singapore, Hong Kong & Saigon.

51530
WAYTH, Elizabeth
A DAUGHTER OF SAIL (in The Seagoer - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Vol.XIII, No.1, 1947)
$10.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1947. Autumn 1947. 86 PP with b/w and duotone photos. Contains article P. 12 to 29 with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

Life at sea on the quarter decks of famous sailing sailing ships of the 1850's and 1860's.

61588
WHITELEY, E.S. & C.G.S. (compilers)
H.M.S. SULPHUR 1829 - 1832
$40.00 AUD

Hesperian Press. Perth. 2010. 1st Ed. V, 96 PP with 1 sketch. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780859050203

Sojourn of H.M.S. Sulphur in Western Australia between June 1829 and August 1832.

35483
WILLIAMSON, Kristin
THE LAST BASTION
$10.00 AUD

Lansdowne. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w illust. (cartoons, facsimile of newspapers, photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 18.7. 0701818476

We are the last bastion between the Japanese and the west coast of America (Australian Prime Minister John Curtin).

42386
WILLMOTT, H. P.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THE FAR EAST
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 1999 original. 240 PP with some 10 diagrams and 30 maps in colour, 79 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 0304361275

20942
WILLOUGHBY, Howard
AUSTRALIAN PICTURES, Drawn with Pen and Pencil. A facsimile of the volume originally published in 1886
$10.00 AUD

Child, Henry & Page. Sydney. 1985. Reprint of the 1886 original published by the Religious Tract Society. (4), 224 PP, (8 adv.) with 107 b/w illustrations taken from sketches and engravings. Decorated endpapers. Simile leather covers (see image), gilt title and decoration on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 28.2 x 20. 0867770260

A facsimile of the volume published in 1886 (without the fold-out map contained in the original volume).

20953
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Australian Submarines, Destroyers and Escorts - No.2 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1993. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646180193

71996
WINCHESTER, Clarence (editor)
SHIPPING WONDERS OF THE WORLD, A Saga of the Sea in Story and Picture - Part 35: The "Sovereign of the Seas"
$8.00 AUD

The Amalgamated Press. London. 1936. 6th October 1936, Part 35: 1003 - 1124 PP with 36 b/w illustrations, plus 1 photogravure plate in colour "Sovereign of the Seas", . Soft cover, pictorial front (Wolf lighthouse off Land's End, Cornwall). Near fine. 28 x 21.5.

... Russian Shipping, by Frank C. Bowen. ... The secret of the Niger, by Sidney Howard. The "Sovereign of the Seas". Gunboat patrols in China, by Hector C. Bywater.

73690
WINCHESTER, Simon
KRAKATOA. The Day the World Exploded: 27 August 1883
$20.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin. Melbourne. 2003. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 432 PP with 12 headpieces and 57 b/w illustrations (charts, maps, drawings, engravings & photos). Hard cover, dj. Slight foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 9780670 914302

73697
WINCHESTER, Simon
THE PACIFIC - The Ocean of the Future
$10.00 AUD

William Collins. London. 2015. Reprint. (XIV), 492 PP with b/w illustrations and 3 double-page maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.6. 9780007550760

14831
WINTON, John
WAR IN THE PACIFIC, Pearl Harbor to Tokyo Bay
$15.00 AUD

Mayflower Books. New York. 1978. 1st US Ed. 193 PP with 1 map on double page and 154 bw photos. Half title page: Japanese Marines in Manilla, 1941 & US marines in Iwo Jima, 1945. Title page: Japanese bombers crashing off Okinawa. FEP: B-24 Liberators escaping phosphorous bombs over Iwo Jima. REP: New Zealand troops unloading equipment. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 25.5 x 19.2. 0831793007

67657
WOODWARD, Jack
UNDER IT DOWN UNDER - Surviving in Slit Trenches
$90.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. (8), 291 PP, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on verso of front cover. Covers slightly soiled, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 21 x 15. 0646275917

The Ears and Eyes of the Royal Australian Airforce in 1942 were on Horn Island RAAF Advanced Operation Base.

40902
ZAIDMAN, Pierre-Henri
Lucien Félix HENRY, Colonel de la Commune, condamné à mort et artiste Australien
$60.00 AUD

Editions du Baboune. Paris. 2000. 1st Ed. 90 PP with 8 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.7.

Lucien Henry: Colonel with the Commune of PARIS, 1871. Deported to New Caledonia in 1873. Amnesty in January 1879. Migrated to Australia, where he settled as an artist...