12372 ADAMS, Thomas A. IRISH NAVAL SERVICE $30.00 AUD
World Ship Society. Kendal, Cumbria. 1982. 1st Ed. Monograph No. 4. 72 PP with 1 graph, 1 map, 4 plans, 12 bw photos and 2 pages with Naval Service Flags and Insignia of the Irish Naval Service. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617215
History of the Republic of Ireland Navy, since the birth of the Irish Free State on 15th January 1922.
The Adelaide Steamship Company Ltd. Adelaide. c. 1935. Recto: "Luxurious Twin Screw Motor Liner Manoora" (10,860 Tons) with 1 colour illustration "T.S.M.V. Manoora at sea" and 17 b/w photos of accommodation. Verso: TSMV Manoora Accommodation Plan (decks A, B, C, D, & E). Light wear and 3 small closed tears repaired with acid-free clear tape, o/wise near fine. Scarce. Poster size: 36.5 x 50.4 cms. Folded size: 19 x 16.
Arrived Sydney 23/05/1935 (maiden voyage).
74102 ALLEN, J. K. & CORRIS, P. (editors) THE JOURNAL OF JOHN SWEATMAN - A Nineteenth Century Surveying Voyage in North Australia and Torres Strait $45.00 AUD
University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1977. 1st Ed. XXXIV, 208 PP with 12 b/w plates, 2 maps and 4 pages of figures. Fp: HMS "Bramble" off Sydney Heads. Eps: Page from original Journal. Hard cover, dj. A hint of foxing on top outside page edge, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 18.3. 0702214418
Expedition in the years 1849-1850 with the history of Torres Strait discoveries, settlements in Northern Australia ...
15852 ANDREWS, Graeme A LOG OF GREAT AUSTRALIAN SHIPS $10.00 AUD
Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 18.5 x 26. 0589502026
150 famous ships which played a vital role in the development of Australia.
73633 ASK, Victoria & SIDEN, Maria FYRGUIDE: Fran Kattholmen Till Smygehuk $40.00 AUD
Byggfölaget. Stockholm. 2000. 1st Ed. 228 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Chart of Skagerrak / Kattegatt. REP: samples of typical lights. Cloth covers, port and starboard lights on front and back covers, title on front cover and spine. Swedish text. Fine (mint condition). 29 x 13.2.. 978917881870
History & description of the Lighthouses and Light Vessels on and off the Western Coast of Sweden.
59407 AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA) THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 26 $35.00 AUD
AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Sydney. 2002. Volume 26, 2002. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 132 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Holdfast Bay Project / Jetty, by M. McCarthy, J. Rodrigues... Stone anchor from Bet Dwarka Island, Gujarat Coast. The Tahitian Mourner's costume from HMS Pandora, by P. Illidge. ...
59408 AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA) THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 27 $30.00 AUD
AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Sydney. 2003. Volume 27, 2003. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 139 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Loch Ard disaster, by K. Fielding. Gabo Island jetty shed, by P. Davies and S. Lawrence. ... Anchors from Goa waters, by S. Tripati. Dutch Maritime Heritage Management, by T.J. Maarsleveld.
59406 AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA) THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 24 $35.00 AUD
AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Sydney. 2000. Volume 24, 2000. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 136 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Ashmore Reef, by Paul Clark. Pearlers, planes and people, by Natasha Stacey. The Senabi: external stern-lashings on Austronesian water-craft, by Kim Akerman and Dan Dwyer. ...
51373 AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION NAVIGATION - Vol. 7, No. 1 $10.00 AUD
The Australian Institute of Navigation. Sydney. 1984. Edited by Sheila COHEN. Vol. 7, No. 1, December 1984. X, 1189- 1258 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5.
Presidential address, by S.J. Costelloe... Flags of Convenience, by Robert Ramsey... The Airbus story, by Captain Neville Grady... Navigating with Kenneth McIntyre, author of Java La Grande: The Portuguese Discovery of Australia - A Professional Critique, by A. Ariel...
52832 AUSTRALIAN NAVAL INSTITUTE AN EXPEDITION IN REGIME CHANGE: Australia's party to the Ralliement of New Caledonia during World War II (in Headmark, Journal of the Australian Naval Institute) $30.00 AUD
Australian Naval Institute. Canberra. 2007. Issue 124, 2007. 52 PP. Contains article from P. 8 to 16 with 2 colour and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
September 1940: New Caledonia , from Vichy France to Free French Forces.
69314 BALLARD, Robert D. & ARCHBOLD, Rick RETURN TO MIDWAY $20.00 AUD
National Geographic / Madison Press Book.Washington, D.C. 1999. 1st US edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour photos, and underwater paintings by Ken Marschall. Half title page: 3 b/w period photos. Title spread: Quadruple 1.1 inch gun mounts of the Yorktown. Eps: Firefighters on deck of an aircraft carrier. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.4. 0792275004
Battle of the 4th June 1942. Search, then discovery in May 1998 of the remains of the USS Yorktown.
21678 BATESON, Charles AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS - Including Vessels wrecked en route to or from Australia, and some strandings, Volume One: 1622-1850 $20.00 AUD
A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1972. 1st Ed. 267 PP with 42 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.7. 0589071122
58083 BATESON, Charles DIRE STRAIT - A History of Bass Strait $10.00 AUD
BHP / Reed. Sydney. 1973. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dust jacket. Near fine. 30 x 21.3. 0589071165
Details the history of Bass Strait: discovery, exploration, sealers, chartmakers, shipwrecks & the more recent oil discoveries.
53211 BAZIN, Hervé LES BIENHEUREUX DE LA DESOLATION $20.00 AUD
Editions du Seuil. Montréal & Paris. 1970. 1st edition for Le Cercle du Livre de France. 247, (7) PP with 2 maps (Southern Atlantic Ocean, and Tristan da Cunha). Soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, covers and few pages. Name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
Aftermath of a volcanic eruption on Tristan da Cunha ou l'Île de la Désolation.
73877 BEESTON, Diane OF WIND, FOG AND SAIL - Sailing on San Francisco Bay $35.00 AUD
Chronicle Books. SanFrancisco. 1972 1st Ed. Preface by Bill Robinson, editor, Yachting Magazine. 160 PP with 237 b/w photographs. Cloth cover, dj. Covers soiled, dust jacket rubbed , chipped and with renewed front cover flap. Internally very good. Oblong: 24.2 x 34.
41707 BETHELL, Lieut.-Colonel L. A. (editor) 'BLACKWOOD' TALES FROM THE OUTPOSTS - VI: TALES OF THE SEA $30.00 AUD
William Blackwood and Sons Ltd. Edinburgh. 1934. 1934 edition. (8), 332 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top outside edge tinted. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 18.4 x 12.5.
14 tales. "Initiation" by Joseph Conrad... "Two Typhoons", and "The Timber Drogher", by Shalimar... "A Man in the Making", by Bartimeus...
73947 BEUMER, J.P., GRANT, A. & SMITH, D.C. (editors) Proceedings of the WORLD CONGRESS ON AQUATIC PROTECTED AREAS - What Works best and how do we Know ? $150.00 AUD
Australian Society for Fish Biology. St Lucia, Qld. 2003. 1st Ed. Preface by J.P. Glaister, Congress Chair. XIII, (3), 689 PP with tables and b/w illustrations: diagrams, drawings, graphs, maps. Laminated boards, illustrated front cover. Fine (as new condition). 28.8 x 20.5. 064643022X
Proceedings of the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas, held in Cairns, Australia - August 2002. 74 papers on 5 themes related to Aquatic Protected Areas: Who and what are the beneficiaries of... / How to design and select ... / Success factors in the implementation and management of ... / How good are the ... Measuring their performance / The role of... in the Aquatic Ecosystem.
32147 BIRT, Douglas H. C. SAILING YACHT DESIGN $45.00 AUD
Robert Ross. Southampton. 1951. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 12 tables, 69 figures, and 5 diagrams, plus 32 pages with 42 b/w photos. Fp: A model being tested in the Stevens Tank, Hoboken, USA. Eps: Line drawings of the 30/42 ft fast cruiser "Trilby". Cloth cover with shelf wear and a few marks, device on front cover. Contents clean and still a very good copy. 22 x 14.2.
The art of yacht design. Speed and hull shape. Stability, ballast and hull shape... Construction.
74035 BOND, G. A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE Colony of PORT-JACKSON $100.00 AUD
Edition Renard. Melbourne. 2005. 8th edition of the 1803 original, limited to 200 hand numbered copies (No. 139 / 200). (VI), 40, (2 colophons) PP. Cased in cream paper boards with printed title on white label pasted down on front cover. Copy dated and signed by Julien Renard (editor & publisher) on preliminary page. Note signed by Julien Renard, loosely inserted. Fine (mint condition). 21.8 x 13. 1920738118
73856 BOON, Andrew & CRUISING YACHT CLUB OF TASMANIA CRUISING SOUTHERN TASMANIA: A Guide to the Waterways of Southern Tasmania from Wineglass Bay to Port Davey $40.00 AUD
Tasmap. Hobart. 2020. Edition 5, 2020. Foreword by Andrew Boon & Richard Taylor. (2), 154 PP with colour illustrations: 29 photos, 1 location map (verso of the folded front cover), and 55 pages with maps and inserts. Pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. As new condition. 29.7 x 21.
Includes anchorages, list of boat ramps, list of lights, ...
45767 BOYLE, Vice-Admiral W. H. D. (compiler) GALLANT DEEDS $15.00 AUD
Gieves Ltd. Portsmouth. C. 1970. Facsimile reprint of the 1919 original. (8), 62 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover. Gilt lettering faded, o/wise contents near fine. 22 x 14.4.
Being a record of the circumstances under which the Victoria Cross, Conspicuous Gallantry, or Albert Medal were won by Petty Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men of the Royal Navy, Royal Marines and the Reserve Forces during the years of War, 1914-1919.
16313 BRADLEY, Eliza AN AUTHENTIC NARRATIVE OF THE SHIPWRECK AND SUFFERINGS OF MRS. ELIZA BRADLEY, The Wife of Capt. James Bradley of Liverpool, Commander of the Ship SALLY which was wrecked on the coast of Barbary in June, 1818 $25.00 AUD
Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1985. Reprint of ed. published in 1821. 99 PP with 13 illust. Fp: Bedouin Camp. Ep: In the Crows Nest. Hard cover, gilt engraved. Fine. 23.7 x 15.7.
Not considered a real narrative but the account of the wreck on the Coast of Barbary in June 1818, the capture by the Arabs, her six months of captivity, the suffering ... etc. captured the imagination of the public at the time.
20111 BRENNAN, Frank THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH SHIPPING LINE $10.00 AUD
Roebuck. Canberra. 1978. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 20. VII, 72 PP plus 24 pages with 39 photos in b/w, 2 b/w maps. Fp: Sketch of Australian cargo ships, Class D & E. REP: Certificate of Discharge, recto-verso. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small nicks, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18. 0909434115
Creation of the Commonwealth Shipping Line in 1915, to serve Australian needs during and just after WWI (up to 1927).
73919 BRODHEAD, John Romeyn HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK - First Period: 1609-1664 $200.00 AUD
Harper & Brothers, Publishers. New York. 1853. 1st Ed. (6), XVI, 801, 10 publications PP, plus 1 map on double page of "New Netherland", with an inset "Cahohatatea / North River". Cloth covers with shelf wear, gilt title on spine which is frayed at bottom. Old water marks on front edge of first 30 pages, and again on top edges at end of book, not affecting legibility. Some light insect damage at lower margin of pages (obvious between pages 150 to 270, and for the last 42 pages, but minute to insignificant for the rest and not affecting the text. Occasional foxing. Faint signature of previous owner on FFEP. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 24 x 16.
40160 BROWN, Anthony J. ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN $30.00 AUD
Crawford House. Adelaide. 2000. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Tim Flannery. XX, 512 PP with 1 sketch, 3 maps, 3 plans and 9 charts, plus 28 pages with 22 b/w and 35 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 1863331921
Australian exploration seen through two very different expeditions.
68715 BROXAM, Graeme (editor) THE JAMES OF GEORGE TOWN - A Colonial Maritime, Mercantile and Family Correspondence: 1813-1857 $30.00 AUD
Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2002. 1st edition limited to 500 copies. No. 56 in Roebuck Society series. XXXII, 64 PP with 1 map and 14 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine (as new condition). 25 x 17.5. 0958656185
Captain Joseph James, Sydney shipowner and merchant: pork trade with Tahiti, sandalwood in the Austral Islands... First merchant in George Town in 1820.
70866 BROXAM, Graeme & CHATWIN, Dale (Editors) PAPERS OF THE HOBART WHALING CONFERENCE: 6 - 7 May, 2019 $30.00 AUD
Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2020. No. 67 in the Roebuck Series. 1st limited edition, signed by both editors. VIII, 165 PP, (2), with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 25.2 x 20. 9780648725213
Papers include: British and Australian Whale Fisheries, Colonial Australasian Whaling, Tasmanian and Hobart Whaling, Sealing, Australian Whaling ...
73759 BRUCE, Erroll WHEN THE CREW MATTER MOST - An Ocean-racing Story $20.00 AUD
Stanley Paul. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 3 weather reports and sketches by Roy Mullender, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. Fp: The sloop "Belmore" sets out from Portsmouth. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket with a scratch. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.7.
The 1960 race Bermuda to Marstand in Denmark, after rounding the Orkney Islands, with 17 ocean-racing yachts.
57978 BUCKNALL, Rixon BOAT TRAINS AND CHANNEL PACKETS - The English Short Sea Routes $20.00 AUD
Vincent Stuart. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XI, 218 PP with 111 figures (1 drawing, 21 sketch maps, and 89 photos). Fp (in colour): The Boat Train, South Eastern Railway, Dover Harbour. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped. Slight ageing and faint foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.
Ports of Dover, Folkestone and London, ferries and railway lines.
71230 BULL, J. C. & WILLIAMS, Peter J. STORY OF GIPPSLAND SHIPPING, Discoveries of the Early Navigators, Lakes Steamers, Coastal Windjammers, Shipwrecks and Famous Captains $30.00 AUD
Authors. Metung, Vic. 1967. 1st Ed. 110 PP with 1 map, 3 tail-pieces & 32 b/w illustrations (25 of them photos). Pictorial stiff covers. A near fine copy. 21.5 x 13.8.
15901 BURRELL, D. C. E. THE THISTLE BOATS (The Albyn Line Story) $10.00 AUD
World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1987. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 2 pages of plans, 2 funnels and house flags (in colour), and 73 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): painting of the "Thistlebrae", by L. Dunn. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617436
History & fleet list, houseflags & funnels.
20541 BURRELL, D. C. E. SCRAP & BUILD $10.00 AUD
World Ship Society. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 79 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617290
74306 BUTTON, Henry FLOTSAM AND JETSAM: Floating Fragments of Life in England and Tasmania - An Autobiographical Sketch with an Outline of Responsible Government $50.00 AUD
The Examiner Newspaper / Regal Press. Launceston, Tasmania. 1993. Facsimile reprint of the 1909 original. Foreword by Lloyd Whish-Wilson, The Examiner. (18), 471, (27 index) PP with tables and 38 b/w illustrations (drawing, photos & portraits). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 21.2 x 14.5. 0949457558
Reprint ed on the occasion of the conclusion of the 150th Anniversary of "The Examiner Newspaper Ltd., with a comprehensive index compiled by Mary Dent of the Launceston Historical Society.
62347 CAIRIS, Nicholas T. NORTH ATLANTIC PASSENGER LINERS SINCE 1900 $25.00 AUD
Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 212 b/w photos. Fp: The Cunard White Star Liners "Britannic", "Queen Mary" and the "Mauretania" at piers 90 and 92. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. Oblong: 18.5 x 22. 711002754
Brief history of 210 ships of over 10,000 tons with 1 bw photo, specification and technical data.
18169 CANNELL, David & LEATHER, John MODERN DEVELOPMENT IN YACHT DESIGN $15.00 AUD
Adlard Coles. London. 1976. 1st Ed. (8), 152 PP with 79 b/w illust. (plans, sketches,..) & 17 b/w photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and soiled, now in protective sleeve. Foxing spots on outside edges. Still a very good clean copy. 28.3 x 22.5. 0229115187
Sailing and motor yachts, spars, rigs & sails, materials & construction.
73895 CARLTON, Mike THE SCRAP IRON FLOTILLA $35.00 AUD
William Heinemann. Sydney. 2022. 1st Ed. XVI, 432 PP with 3 maps and 2 artworks, plus 16 pages with 5 colour and 437 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 23.4 x 15.2.6. 9781761042003
73916 CARY, G. C. & RAINOLD III, E. A. (editors) VIRGIN ANCHORAGES - A Photographic Guide to the Most Popular Anchorages in the Virgin Islands $15.00 AUD
The Moorings, Ltd. Tortola, British Virgin Islands. 1979. Revised and Third Printing, June 1979, of the 1974 original. 87 PP with 1 map in colour on double page (46 /47) of "Virgin Islands - Virgin Gorda to St. Thomas", 43 colour photos, and 43 b/w photos with caption and suggested tracks. Pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. Very good. Oblong: 21.5 x 28.
15312 CHARLWOOD, D.E. THE WRECK OF THE "LOCH ARD", End of a Ship, End of an Era $15.00 AUD
Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. X, 122 PP with 5 maps and a plan of rigging & sails, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0207123160
The wreck in 1878 on the Otway coast of Victoria. Two survivors: a young passenger & her saviour, an apprentice.
21797 CHESTERTON, D. Ridley BRITISH COASTAL SHIPS, Tugs and Trawlers $15.00 AUD
Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunnned. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 19 x 13.
Successor of the ABC's on coastal shipping.
73944 CHEYNE, Andrew A DESCRIPTION OF ISLANDS IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN, North and South of the Equator: with Sailing Directions, together with their productions; Manners and Customs of the Natives, and, Vocabularies of their Various Languages $750.00 AUD
J. D. Potter. London. 1852. 1st Ed. X, 198, (4) PP. Rebacked copy with a new cloth spine and retaining the original decorated boards. Renewed endpapers. Pages V to VII present but misbound following page X. Title page with name and stamp of previous owner. Some underlining of text and pertinent annotations and comments. Slight ageing of paper, and foxing. A very good copy of an extremely rare title. 22 x 14.5.
Contents include: The Isle of Pines, The Loyalty Islands, The Britannia Islands, Beaupre's Islands, The Island of Anatam, New Hebrides, The Island of Tanna, New Caledonia, Woodlark Island, The Massacre Islands, Ocean Island, and many more.
73872 COAD, David PORT CYGNET 1914-1919 $50.00 AUD
David Coad. Kingston, Tasmania. 2014. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in "A History of Tasmania" series. (2), II, 199 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author on title page. Fine (as new condition). 29.5 x 20.8 9780980692358
73974 COATES, Marion (editor) SEA SEQUEL to the Week-End Book $30.00 AUD
Nonesuch Press. London. 1934. 1st Ed. XXIV, 542 PP, (526-542 blank for "Manuscript pages"). Decorations by Charles Paine: endpapers, 2 headpieces, 8 drawings, 38 music scores. Illustrated cloth covers, spine a little faded. Outside edges with signs of ageing and few foxing spots. Very good copy. 19 x 12.
Sea Poetry: / Sea stories / Voyages of Discovery and Exploration... Songs and Sea Shanties.
15454 CONNER, Daniel & MILLER, Lorraine MASTER MARINER - Capt. James Cook and the Peoples of the Pacific $15.00 AUD
University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1979. 1st Australian edition of the 1978 Canadian original. XI, 164 PP with 84 b/w illustrations (includig 61 pates), plus 4 pages of colour plates with 5 illustrations.. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and light foxing on verso. An otherwise near fine copy. Oblong: 22.8 x 25.8. 0702213780
A bicentenary tribute to mark the arrival of Capt. James Cook at Nootka Sound on March 29, 1778.
73894 COOK, Captain James F.R.S. and KING, Captain James LL.D. and F.R.S. A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN; Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for making DISCOVERIES IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE: performed under the direction of Captains COOK, CLERKE, and GORE in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 ...Being a copious, comprehensive, and satisfactory abridgement of the Voyage written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. and Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.D. Illustrated with Cuts. (in 4 volumes) $2500.00 AUD
John Fielding / John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy. London. 1785 (Vol. I) & 1784. (Vol. II, III, & IV). 1st Ed. Vol. I: XII, 370 PP, plus 1 large folded "A General Chart" which has a small repair on first fold, the Frontispiece and 16 b/w plates. Vol. II: III-XII, 259 PP with 11 b/w plates. Vol. III: III-XII, 400 PP, plus 1 folded plate " Chart of the Sandwich Island" / "Sketch of Karakakooa Bay", and 16 b/w plates (1 of them folded: " The Death of Captain James Cook"). Vol. IV: III- XII, 310, (2), (36 Index), (24 List of subscribers), (2 Directions for placing the Copper plates ...), (6 publications) PP. All plates with the caption at top:. "Cook's Voyage, Octavo Edition". Rebacked volumes, retaining original leather boards, modern buckram (matching colour) spine, and gilt title "Cook's Voyage" on vignette pasted down. Renewed endpapers. Ageing of paper and foxing. A very good complete set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 22 x 14.5.
Cook's third voyage to find a northwest passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and which covered visits to Tasmania, New Zealand, the Friendly Islands and Tahiti and the Society Islands. Followed by the voyage north to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) and along the west coast of America to Bering Strait. Upon his return to Tahiti, he was killed by natives....
49578 CORNFORD, L. Cope A CENTURY OF SEA TRADING 1824-1924. THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED $45.00 AUD
A & C Black Ltd. London. 1924. 1st Ed., illustrated by W L Wyllie and J Spurling. Preface by the Right Hon. Viscount Inchcape. X, 182 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w illustrations, plus 26 plates with 8 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Decorated cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Presentation plate (June 1924) pasted down on front endpaper. Offsetting on endpapers, foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.5 x 16.5.
53690 CORNISH, John B. (editor) THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A CORNISH SMUGGLER (Captain Harry Carter, of Prussia Cove) 1749-1809 $15.00 AUD
D. Bradford Barton Ltd. Truro, Cornwall. 1971. Reprint of the 1894 edition. XXII, 103 PP with a map English Channel on double page. Fp: Bessie's Cove from the Enez Point. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.
30333 CRAIG, Robin STEAM TRAMPS AND CARGO LINERS 1850-1950 $10.00 AUD
HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 5 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 38 illust. FEP: Different types of vessels classed in Lloyd's Register Book. REP: Cross-sections of typical bulk carrying cargo ships built between the 1870's and 1900's. Laminated pictorial boards. A fine copy. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903150
73939 CRAIGHEAD, Frank C. & John J. HOW TO SURVIVE ON LAND AND SEA $20.00 AUD
Naval Institute Press. Annapolis, Maryland. 1972. 8th printing of the 3rd edition of 1956. Preface by Rear-Admiral T. J. Hamilton. XVI, (2), 366 PP with 375 b/w figures, plus 1 large folded plate with map of the world distribution of the principal vegetative regions. Soft covers with light soiling, title on front cover & a sunned spine, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 15.2. 087021277X
73955 CREASY, John (compiler & editor) ACTION STATIONS ! - An Account of H.M.S. Dorsetshire, and her earlier namesakes $100.00 AUD
H.M.S. Dorsetshire Replacement Campaign Committee. London. c.1943. 1st Ed. Tribute by Captain A.W.S. Agar, her last Commanding Officer, Foreword by the Earl of Shaftesbury. 36 PP with 10 b/w illustrations: 1 painting and 9 photos. Soft wrappers, pictorial front. Front cover with a rubbed patch, staples removed. Contents very good. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.
Sinking of the German Cruiser Bismark. ... Her loss in the Indian Ocean.
47387 CUMMING, Helen (editor) VIVE LA DIFFERENCE! - The French in NSW $10.00 AUD
State Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. Introduction by Dagmar Schmidmaier and Marc Finaud. (2), 38 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 14. 0731371402
73851 DANNEVIG, H. C. FISHERIES: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-14, Volume III, Part 6 - The Continental Shelf of the East Coast of Australia / Bass Strait $20.00 AUD
Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1915. September 1915 edition. (2), 339-353 PP. Soft wrappers, title on front cover. Samll xtamp of previous owner on front cover, title-page and P.339, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.3.
73852 DANNEVIG, H. C. FISHERIES: Notes on Australia's Fisheries with a Summary of the Results obtained by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" $25.00 AUD
Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1913. September 1913 edition. (2), 14, (2) PP with 2 maps and 2 diagrams, plus 40 pages with 10 plates: No. I: F.I.S Endeavour, 4 of fishes and 5 on trawls/trawling. Soft wrappers, title on front cover. Stamp of previous owner on front cover and on Preface page. Contents near fine. 24 x 15.3.
73710 DE GAULLE, Charles MEMOIRES DE GUERRE - L'APPEL 1940-1942 $1250.00 AUD
Librairie Plon. Paris. 1954. 1st edition. (VI), 682, (4) PP, plus 1 large folded plate in colour with 2 plans and 3 maps at the back of the book. Printed on paper "Special Mat des Papeteries Teka" in November 1954. Soft covers a little faded, title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note dated (18.6.56) and signed by Ch. de Gaulle. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 22.7 x 14.
67682 DICK, H. W. & KENTWELL, S. A. BEANCAKER TO BOXBOAT - Steamship Companies in Chinese Waters $50.00 AUD
Nautical Association of Australia. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. XIV, 330 PP, plus 56 pages with 116 b/w photos of ships. Fp: Hong Kong Harbour, 1897. Hard cover, dust jacket has a lightly sunned spine. A near fine copy. 25.6 x 19.2. 0959907939
From Jardine, Matheson & John Swire, to C.Y. Tung.
58022 DONOVAN, Peter BETWEEN THE CITY AND THE SEA: A History of West Torrens from Settlement in 1836 to the Present Day $25.00 AUD
Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by S. J. Hamra. XVI, 291 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Fp: Council Chambers... Eps: plan of Adelaide. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0949268690
73692 DUNLAP, G. D. & SHUFELDT, H. H. THE BOOK OF THE SEXTANT $35.00 AUD
Weems & Plath, Inc. Annapolis. 1974. 2nd edition of the 1971 original. (4), 42 PP with 23 figures. Illustrated stapled soft wrappers reinforced along spine. Very good. A scarce booklet. 21.7 x 14.
Contents : Old Celestial Instruments, The Double Reflection Principle and the Sextant, Sextant Altitude Corrections, Sextant Observations and Sight Reductiion.
73975 EASTGATE, Marianne A GUIDE TO THE PRE-SEPARATION POPULATION INDEX OF THE MORETON BAY REGION 1824 - 1859 ... $25.00 AUD
Queensland Family History Society. Brisbane. 1990 1st Ed. VI, 45 PP with b/w illustrations: map of Queensland with location map, plan of Brisbane, 2 views and 6 facsimile of documents. Stiff covers, illustration and title on front cover. Covers a little rubbed, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.5. 0949577650
... together with a Short History of the Region.
73871 FARSON, Negley SAILING ACROSS EUROPE $20.00 AUD
Jonathan Cape. London. 1928. 1st reprint of the 1926 original. No. 111 in The Travellers' Library". Introduction by Frank V. Morley. 288, (40 publications) PP. Cloth covers, gilt device and title on the spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly soiled and with small chips. Insect damage in the gutter of both endpapers. Very good. 17.5 x 12.
Up the Rhine, down the Danube, and passing from one to the other by the half forgotten Ludwig Canal.
62271 FAWCETT, H. W. & HOOPER, G. W. W. THE FIGHTING AT JUTLAND $70.00 AUD
Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1921. September 1921 "abridged edition" of the April 1921 original. XVI, 231 PP with 14 Pen and Ink drawings and 19 maps & diagrams, plus 39 b/w plates (1 map, 1 folded battle plan, 2 plans, 3 Pen and Ink drawings, 4 from Oil Paintings and 28 with 43 photos). Rebacked copy, retaining original front and back covers. Cloth covers, gilt device and title on front board, gilt title on a new cloth spine. Top edge gilt. Renewed endpapers. Covers a little soiled and rubbed around edges. Signature of previous owner on preliminary page. Foxing and ageing of paper. Overall still a very good clean copy. 26 x 20.5.
40767 FAY, Leonard G., & GOSS, Frances (editors) TANKER DIRECTORY OF THE WORLD 1963 $35.00 AUD
Terminus Publications. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XXXII, 376, XXXIII-LVIII PP with plans, graphs, 171 b/w photos, and 90 pages of advertising material. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj with a few chips. Faint foxing spots on outside edges and endpapers, o/wise near fine. 28.8 x 22.
The alternative cargo, by J.H. Clarke. Automation in Tankships, by Isamu Yamashita. The Italian Tanker Fleet, by Giuseppe Giordano. The Wilhelmsen Tankers, by Niels Werring... List of tankers. List of owners and/or managers.
18143 FINCHAM, John A HISTORY OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE $60.00 AUD
Scolar Press. London. 1979. Reprint of 1851 orig. Ed. Introduction by John Leather. XI, (3), VIII, (XI), LXXXIV, 415 PP with numerous figures & tables in text, 58 plates numbered 1 to 47. Gilt-engraved papered boards, blue cloth spine, dj. Plain slipcase. Dust jacket is sunned/browned at spine and has a small crease and repairs at extremities. An otherwise fine copy. 24.8 x 16. 0859675696
A summary of the evolution of naval architecture, from log rafts & canoes, the Phoenicians, Greeks & Romans... up to the British Navy at the time.
18949 LE FLEMING, H. M. FOREIGN OCEAN LINERS $10.00 AUD
Ian Allan. London. 1961. 2nd yearly edition, in the ABC series. 64 PP with tables, and 53 bw photos. Title page: S.S. Leipzig, Hamburg America Line. Pictorial card covers with light wear. Very good. 15.4 x 10.2.
53181 FORSTER, Georg COOK, THE DISCOVERER $225.00 AUD
Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2007. No. 6 in the Australian Maritime Series. 1st edition limited to 1050 copies, with a foreword by Martin Lutz, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany and an introductory essay by Dr. Nigel Erskine. Translated from the 1787 German original "Cook der Entdecker. Versuch eines Denkmals". 276 PP with 9 illustrations and German text in gothic script between pages 40 and 148. Fp: The Apotheosis of Captain Cook. Bound in quarter tan kangaroo with marbled papered boards. Gilt title on burgundy vignette on spine. Fine. 25.5 x 21.5. 8781875567492
Cook the Discoverer. An Attempted Memorial. A new translation accompanying a facsimile of "Cook, der Entdecker? Versuch eines Denkmals", being a memoir of Captain Cook written by Georg Forster, first published in Berlin in 1787.
48302 FRY, Peter BLUEWATER AUSTRALIANS - The Australian Experience in Ocean Sailing $15.00 AUD
ABC Enterprises. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. 126 PP with 40 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0642527636
The Australian experience in ocean sailing through the words of people like Jack Earl, Vic Meyer,....
39080 GARDINER, Robert & UNGER, Professor Richard W. (editors) COGS, CARAVELS AND GALLEONS - The Sailing Ship 1000-1650 $80.00 AUD
Conway. London. 2000. Reprint of the 1994 original, in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 188 PP with b/w illust. Glossary terms (pages 181 to 185). Title spread: Mediterranean Round Ships, c.1450. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851775608
Viking Boats, Cogs, Mediterranean Round Ship, Caravel and Galley, Coastal Shipping & Navigation, Guns and Gunnery, Ship Construction: tools and techniques...
55041 GENTILLI, J. & ATKINSON, Anne WESTERN AUSTRALIA'S CHINESE IMMIGRATION POLICY & SOME SOCIO-ECONOMIC ASPECTS OF THE CHINESE COMMUNITY IN PERTH 1900-1920 (in Early Days - Volume 9, Part 2) $20.00 AUD
Royal Western Australian Historical Society. Perth. 1984. 128 PP. Contains articles P. 77 to 104. Pictorial soft cover with light foxing, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.7.
73925 GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George SAILING SHIPS AND SAILING CRAFT $15.00 AUD
Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1970. 1st US edition in "The Grosset All-Color Guide" series. 159, (2 publications) PP with colour illustrations by Bill Robertshaw. Pictorial hard covers. Stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good. 21 x 14.3.
From ancient world to clippers and windjammers, working boats and pleasure yachts.
15866 GRAY, Leonard & PÖPPER, R. DEUTSCHE DAMPFSCHIFFFAHRTS-GESELLSCHAFT "HANSA", 85 Years of Shipping Under the Maltese Cross, 1881-1966 $20.00 AUD
World Ship Society. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 80 PP with line drawings by Frau E. Pöpper, b/w photos, and a coloured map "trade routes served by Hansa" at centrefold. Stapled card covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.
History & fleet list of this major German shipping company.
42393 GREENOP, Frank S. COAST OF TRAGEDY $5.00 AUD
K.G. Murray. Sydney. 1944. 2nd Ed. 256 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine. Ex-library copy with a few stamps, o/wise a good reading copy. 18.8 x 12.
26 tales of the sea, on the Australian coast and the bordering seas. Wreck of the Trial, mutiny on the Bounty, Seringapatam, the whaler turned Man-of-War, Ben Boyd's empire...
57647 GURNEY, Alan COMPASS - A Story of Exploration and Innovation $10.00 AUD
W. W. Norton. New York. 2004. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Newspaper clipping (Weekend Australian August 28-29, 2004) "Review of this title by Jennifer Moran", loosely inserted. Fine. 21 x 13.8. 9780393050738
37601 HAMMITT, Andrew G. TECHNICAL YACHT DESIGN $30.00 AUD
Adlard Coles. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 241 PP with 13 tables and 123 figures. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.2 x 17.2. 0229115152
71438 HARDIE, Jenny NOR'WESTERS OF THE PILBARA BREED $30.00 AUD
Shire of Port Hedland. Port Headland. 1981. 1st Ed. XVI, 264 PP with 12 maps, plus 136 pages with 264 b/w photos. Title spread: Condon, in 1897. FEP: Sergeant Smith and party after arrest of Aborigines, 1899. REP: Front verandah of the Pier Hotel, Port Hedland, 1930. Cloth cover, gilt title and crest on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0959415505
Story of the brave ancestors who pioneered the outback Pilbara in Western Australia.
62054 HAWS, Duncan MERCHANT FLEETS - 7 - NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING & FEDERAL S.N. CO. $30.00 AUD
Duncan Haws. London. 1985.. 1st Ed., No. 7 in Merchant Fleets series. 112 PP with 111 scale profile drawings by author (scale: 1/1800). Pictorial card cover, spine a little sunned, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 0946378029
Chronological history, livery, routes and fleet lists of The New Zealand Shipping Company with 108 vessels. The Federal Steam Navigation Company with 95 vessels.
66095 HENDERSON, Graeme & STANBURY, Myra THE SIRIUS - Past and Present $30.00 AUD
Collins. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 168 PP with tables, 5 b/w & 30 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Title page with dedicatory note dated and signed by Myra Stanbury, co-author. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 0732224470
The Baltic trading ship Berwick, then Sirius of the first fleet, shipwrecked on Norfolk Island. Diving expeditions and preservation of artifacts.
43534 HIGGINSON, Rear-Admiral Francis J. NAVAL BATTLES IN THE CENTURY $30.00 AUD
The Linscott Publishing. Toronto & Philadelphia. 1906. 1st edition in the Nineteenth Century series. XXIV, 472 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt title (dulled). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page. 20.6 x 14.
Contents: Battle of Copenhagen, Algesiras and Gut of Gibraltar, Trafalgar, ... Schomberg's Action off Tamatave, Battle of Lake Erie, The Battle of Maniila Bay, The Battle of Santiago, .. Single Ship Actions, ... Engagements with Batteries and Passage of Forts..
58190 HISCOCK, Eric C. ATLANTIC CRUISE IN WANDERER III $15.00 AUD
Oxford University Press. London. 1968. 1st Ed. XII, 159, (3) PP with 7 maps, plus 48 pages with 79 colour photos. Fp (in colour): Wanderer III in the Kittredge lagoon at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
40328 HMSO INSTRUCTIONS AS TO THE SURVEY OF PASSENGER STEAMSHIPS - Volume I: text $15.00 AUD
Board of Trade / HMSO. London. 1950. Reprint of the 1946 edition. IV, 302 PP with 13 figures and tables in appendices. Soft cover. Paper ageing with foxing on outside edges, covers with creases/chips, o/wise good. 21.2 x 13.7.
73966 HMSO CATALOGUE OF THE NAVAL AND MARINE ENGINEERING COLLECTION IN THE SCIENCE MUSEUM, South Kensington. With Descriptive and Historical Notes ... $30.00 AUD
HMSO / Board of Education. London. 1911. 2nd edition 407 PP. Soft covers (repaired). Previous owner's name and address at top of front cover, o/wise contents very good. 24 x 15.2.
... War and Mercantile Vessels; Yachts, Boats, Tugs, Barges, etc ... 2nd edition: 1142 (1137 + 5 appendix) items described. 2nd edition without the "Supplement containing illustrations".
73838 HUMANN, Paul & DELOACH, Ned REEF CREATURE IDENTIFICATION: FLORIDA - CARIBBEAN - BAHAMAS $30.00 AUD
New World Publications. Jacksonville, FL. 1992. 1st printing. 320, (8 index & 16 "personal record of sightings") PP with 134 figures (drawings and sketches) and 467 colour illustrations (1 sketch map and 466 photos). Laminated pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. Name of previous owner at top of title page and on top outside edge. Very good copy. 22.8 x 15.7. 9781878348012
73839 HUMANN, Paul & DELOACH, Ned REEF FISH IDENTIFICATION: FLORIDA - CARIBBEAN - BAHAMAS $30.00 AUD
New World Publications. Jacksonville, FL. 1989. 1st printing. 267, (5 index & 16 "personal record of sightings") PP with hundreds of figures (drawings and sketches) and 347 colour illustrations (1 sketch map and 346 photos). Laminated pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. Name of previous owner at top of title page and on outside top edge. Very good copy. 22.8 x 15.7. 9781878348012
66745 HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840 $45.00 AUD
Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams and Peter Watts. Preface by Monique Ducreux. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Portrait of Contre-Amiral Jules Dumont d'Urville. Inside back cover: Common Spotted Cuscus. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 30 x 23.6. 9781876991005
37699 HURD, Archibald THE SEA TRADERS $15.00 AUD
Cassell. London. 1921. 1st Ed. VI, 224 PP. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside edges and pages. Note on front endpaper. Near fine. 20.7 x 14.
How the Island of Britain expanded world wide. Merchant Seamen of Bristol... Foundations of Eastern Trade & the East India Company... Samuel Cunard...
72365 HURLEY, Frank THE GARDEN OF TASMANIA $20.00 AUD
Tasmanian Government Tourist and Immigration Department. Hobart. 1947. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map of Tasmania on back cover and 20 colour & 38 b/w photos by Frank Hurley. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear/soiling, o/wise contents near fine. 30.5 x 24.2.
A souvenir of interesting views & scenes from all parts of Tasmania.
70518 IBBOTSON, John LIGHTHOUSES OF AUSTRALIA - Images from the End of an Era $100.00 AUD
Australian Lighthouse Traders. Surrey Hills, Victoria. 2001. 1st Ed. VI, 282 PP with 12 detailed location maps and 500 colour photographs. Title page: Whaler Point lighthouse, Portland, Victoria. Eps: Map of Australia showing the location of lighthouses. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. 7 newspapers pages with colour photos on Australian lightouses (1 Victoria, 3 Tasmania and 4 new South Wales) loosely inserted. A fine copy. Large format: 31 x 27.5. 064641674X
65426 IRELAND Bernard WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II $10.00 AUD
HarperCollins. Glasgow. 1996. 1st Ed., in the Collins / Jane's Gems series. 255, (1) PP with colour illustrations (Flags of France Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom and USA) and 118 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Small format. Fine. 11.7 x 8.4. 0004708725
73915 JADAN, Doris A GUIDE TO THE NATURAL HISTORY OF ST. JOHN $15.00 AUD
Virgin Islands Conservation Society. St. John, U.S.V.I. 1971. 1st Ed. (3), 73 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, drawings and photos. Inside front cover: Map of St John, Virgin Islands. Illustrated stiff covers with light wear/soiling, title on front cover. Name of previous owner at top of front and rear covers. Contents very good. 28 x 22.
73011 JENNINGS, J. N. THE COASTAL GEOMORPHOLOGY OF KING ISLAND, BASS STRAIT, in Relation to Changes in the Relative Level of Land and Sea $30.00 AUD
Queen Victoria Museum. Launceston. 1959. March 1959 edition by W.F. Ellis, Director of the Museum. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, New Series, No. 11. 39 PP with tables and 8 figures (2 of them Nos. 2 and 4 on folded plates). Soft covers, illustration and title on front cover, staples. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5.
61457 JOHNSON, Dianne BRUNY D'ENTRECASTEAUX and his encounter with Tasmanian Aborigines: From Provence to Recherche Bay $35.00 AUD
Blue Mountain Education and Research Trust. Lawson, NSW. 2012. 1st Ed. (XII), 121 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21. 9780646570563
20661 JOHNSTONE, Paul THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SHIPS $10.00 AUD
The Bodley Head. London. 1974. 1st edition in the Bodley Head Archaeologies series. 135 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 13 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0370015797
Study of ships around the world from the Cheops Ship to the Polynesian double-canoes, Ferriby Boats, the Sutton Hoo, the Wasa, Mary Rose and Amsterdam,...
53049 JONES, A. G. E. BRITISH SEALING ON NEW SOUTH SHETLAND 1819-1826 (in The Great Circle, Volume 7, Parts I & II) $20.00 AUD
The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1985 Part I in Volume 7, No. 1, April 1985: Article P. 9 to 22 with 1 table. Part II in Volume 7, No. 2, October 1985. Article P.74 to 87 with 6 tables. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.
30099 JONES, Cmdr. Sue & GILLETT, Ross NAVY NEWS - 40th ANNIVERSARY $10.00 AUD
Topmill. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. 136 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.5.
Chronicling the Navy News, to mark the 40th anniversary of the publication Royal Australian Navy News, since Volume No. 1, July 18, 1958.
74091 JONES, W. H. S. ALL HANDS ALOFT! $50.00 AUD
Jarrolds. London. 1969. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 1 plan of the sails of a three-masted barque, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map showing the course of the barque "Caithness-Shire". Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly frayed at head of spine and in a protective sleeve. Short dedicatory note on half-title page and faint stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and the outside edges. Contents near fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0090981006
A voyage under sail from Port Talbot to the Santa Islands off Peru, up to the stranding on Watling Island, Bahamas.
73847 KING, Marie A MOST NOBLE ANCHORAGE - A Story of Russell and the Bay of Islands $45.00 AUD
Northland Historical Publications Society. Kerikeri, NZ. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jack Lee. XIV, 210 PP with b/w illustrations: documents, maps, plans, paintings, prints and photos. Fp: Russell Regatta, 1926. FEP: Map of Bay of Islands and hinterland. REP: N.Z. Chart of the Bay of Islands. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (as new condition). 29.3 x 22. 0959792619
63178 KLINKERT, J. COMPASS-WISE, or Getting to Know your Compass $25.00 AUD
Frank's Book & Jewelry Co. Ltd. Keelung, Taiwan. c. 1976. Taiwanese edition of the 1976 original edition published by Brown, Son & Ferguson. VII, 192 PP with 44 figures and 2 plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Lower corner of front endpaper clipped and name of previous owner on lower corner of half title page. Some annotations in margin and underlining of text. Very good. 20.8 x 14.
43015 KNIGHT, E. F. THE UNION-CASTLE AND THE WAR 1914-1919 $55.00 AUD
The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd. London. 1920. 1st Ed. 64, (14) PP with 1 colour and 20 b/w illustrations by Edmund G. Fuller. Fp (colour): A camouflaged Union-Castle Liner. Last page: House Flag. Illustrated endpapers (crest and caravelle). Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, gilt crest of UC on back cover. Top of covers slightly sunned with a small crease in the cloth on bottom of front cover. Light foxing on the last few pages, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 28.2 x 20.2.
Record of some of the more important activities of the Fleet and Staff of the Union-Castle liners in the Great War. 13 pages with Roll of Honour.
73774 KNIGHT, Frank A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO THE SEA $20.00 AUD
Macmillan. London. 1965. 1st Ed. XIV, 234 PP with 80 figures and 10 b/w photos. Fp: A modern motor-yacht of 160 tons. FEP: "International Code of Signals. Hard covers, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 17.8 x 12.5.
49543 LAMBERT, André SILLAGES DE FRANCAIS $50.00 AUD
ADDIM. Paris. 1996. Folder containing a 48 page book with 46 b/w illustrations (23 drawings and 13 portraits), and 17 colour plates (drawings and watercolours by the author). French text. Fine. Format: book, 28.5 x 23, and plates, 40 x 30. Hard cover art folder, cloth spine, secured with ties. Large format: 45 x 32. 2907341405
Warships of the French Navy between 1870 and 1990: their names and origin, and their wakes. Very colourful plates.
10111 LAMBERT, John & ROSS, Al ALLIED COASTAL FORCES OF WORLD WAR II - Volume I: Fairmile Designs and US Submarine Chasers $75.00 AUD
Conway. London. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Christopher W Dreyer. 256 PP with tables & b/w illust. (plans, detailed sketches & photos). Fp: Scene at HMS Hornet, Gosport, in June 1944. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 25. 9780851775197
Fairmile Marine Co, the harbour defense motor launch... their technical details in words, photos & line drawings. Design, construction, equipment & subsequent development.
10112 LAMBERT, John & ROSS, Al ALLIED COASTAL FORCES OF WORLD WAR II, Volume II: Vosper MTBs & U.S. ELCOs $75.00 AUD
Conway. London. 1993. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables and many b/w illust. (plans, detailed sketches & photos). Title spread: A feast of Vospers at HMS Beehive, March 1943. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 25. 9780851776026
The 16 different types of Vosper MTB, as well as the 70 Ft, 77 Ft and 80 Ft US Elco types. Design, construction, equipment & subsequent development. Construction lists, ...
16077 LANGMUIR, Graham E. & SOMNER, Graeme A HISTORY OF WILLIAM SLOAN & COMPANY LTD $10.00 AUD
World Ship Society. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 12 PP with 5 b/w illustrations (4 photos and 1 advertisement). Stapled wrappers. Near fine. 21.2 x 13.7.
Short history & fleet list.
61132 LANGMUIR, Graham E. & SOMNER, Graeme H. WILLIAM SLOAN & CO. LTD. GLASGOW 1825 - 1968 $15.00 AUD
World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1987. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 23 b/w Illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.2 x 13.7. 0905617428
History & fleet list.
36863 LAUGHTON, Sir John Knox (editor) LETTERS AND PAPERS OF CHARLES, LORD BARHAM, Admiral of the Red Squadron 1758-1813 - Volume III $15.00 AUD
Navy Records Society. London. 1911. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 39. Vol. III: XXXVIII, 413, (4 publications) PP. Fp: The Right Hon. Lord Barham, Admiral of the Red Squadron. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with light wear and light soiling, 2 stamps "MOD Library Services" on front endpaper and recto of frontispiece. Hinge of front cover starting. Pages untrimmed, slight ageing of paper. Still a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24.2 x 16.5.
73679 LEE, Ida (Mrs Charles Bruce Marriott) COMMODORE SIR JOHN HAYES, His Voyage and Life (1767-1831), with some account of Admiral D'ENTRECASTEAUX's Voyage of 1792-3 $300.00 AUD
Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1912. 1st Ed. XVI, 340 PP with 1 family tree of Commodore Sir John Hayes and 31 b/w plates, plus 3 plates (frontispiece, 1 Map "Track of the Duke of Clarence and the Duchess", and 1 folded "Chart drawn by Hayes and published in 1798". Fp: Portrait of Sir John Hayes. Cloth covers with light wear around edges and a little faded, gilt title on rebacked spine. Stamp of the previous owner "Roberts Library No. 27" on half title page and renewed endpapers. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 15.5.
Chapter II: Preparation and departures of the Expedition to Van Diemen's Land. Chapter III: John Hayes in Tasmania (discovery and exploration of the Derwent River / rediscovery of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, the Huon River and Bruny Island). ... Chapter IV: Call in New Caledonia, where a volcanic eruption was witnessed (???).
73832 LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J. WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 1: Capital ships, Cruisers and Aircraft carriers of the Royal and Dominion Navies $10.00 AUD
Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 72 PP with tables & 56 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (HMS Warspite in Malta harbour). Covers rubbed and with sellotape marks on spine. Contents very good. 18.5 x 12.3.
58128 LIPPMANN, John OXYGEN FIRST AID $5.00 AUD
J.L. Publications. Melbourne. 1999. January 1999 reprint of the April 1995 revised Asia-Pacific edition (original of August 1992). 160 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646235656
A guide to the provision of oxygen in scuba diving accidents and other emergencies.
73846 LOFTIE, W.J. ORIENT LINE GUIDE, Chapters for Travellers by Sea and by Land. Fully illustrated $90.00 AUD
Sampson, Low, Marston. London. 1896. 5th edition. LI, 431 PP with b/w illustrations (1 plan, 6 maps and 32 photos), plus 25 b/w plates (1 folded "Distance Table", 2 folded "Accommodation" plans, 22 plans / charts), and 30 colour plates [17 maps, 8 views of ships (watercolour by W.L. Willie) and, 5 with flags (Orient Line, Australian colonies, principal Steam Lines, ...)]. Hard covers, cloth spine, gilt decoration and title on front board and spine, title in blind on rear cover, all outside edges tinted. Front hinge starting, covers with rubbed and worn patches around edges. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Complete, however pages 73 to 96 not properly trimmed (no loss of text). Very good. A scarce edition. 21.2 x 18.
59835 LONEY, Jack AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS, Volume 4: 1901-1986 $30.00 AUD
Marine History Publication. Portarlington. 1987. 1st Ed. 284 PP with numerous b/w illust., sketches & map. FEP: The four-masted bark Strathgryfe stranded on Yanakie Beach. REP: Stranded Falls of Halladale. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on title page. A near fine copy. 24 x 17.6. 0909244316
73973 LOOMIS, Alfred F. OCEAN RACING - The Great Blue Water Yacht Race $30.00 AUD
Adlard Coles. London. 1946. Reprint of the 1936 original. (XIV), 279 PP with, plus 8 pages with 9 track charts of races, and 20 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: The sloop "Gesture" winner of the Bermuda trophy. Cloth covers, decoration on front board and sprine, title on spine, dj. Small piece missing at top of back cover of dust jacket which is now in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.
34568 LUBBOCK, Basil THE CHINA CLIPPERS $50.00 AUD
Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1968. 2nd reprint of the 1946 revised edition. XIII, (3), 295 PP, plus 25 pages with 20 illust. & 11 plans. Fp: Taeping and Ariel racing up channel. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket with a few chips and a little soiled, now in a protective sleeve. Previous owner's name on FFEP, a little light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.5 x 18.
History of the celebrated clipper ships in the opium & tea trades.
69187 LY-TIO-FANE PINEO, Huguette IN THE GRIPS OF THE EAGLE: Matthew Flinders at Ile de France 1803-1810 $110.00 AUD
Government Printer. Port Louis, Mauritius. 2004. Revised edition of the 1988 original. Foreword by Robert Barnes. XXXII, 314, (1) PP with 7 maps, 11 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Fp: The Imperial Eagle. Pictorial laminated boards. Signed by the author at top of half title page. Tiny bump along bottom edge, o/wise fine, near new condition. 24 x 17.7. 9990310084
Revised edition published for the 200th anniversary of Flinders arrival and subsequent confinement at Mauritius. Ile de France under Governor Decaen and the circumstances in which Matthew Flinders was held prisoner there from December 1803 to June 1810. Reasons for his release prior to the invasion and occupation by British forces.
64403 LÜRSSEN LÜRSSEN - Builder of Fast Boats $30.00 AUD
Fr. Lürssen Werft. Bremen. 1975. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 1 colour photo tipped in, 3 b/w photos (2 of them tipped in), 10 drawings and 7 plans/profiles. Also, a 34 page folio "Pictures of a Shipyard" tipped in on rear endpaper with 60 b/w and 18 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Compliments card loosely inserted. Dust jacket has light shelf wear, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.3.
20821 MacRAE, J.A. & WAINE, C.V. THE STEAM COLLIER FLEETS $75.00 AUD
Waine Research. Albrighton, U.K. 1995. Reprint of the 1990 original. 226 PP with b/w or col. illust. (many ships' lines or plans) including 13 full-page colour illust. Fp: "Cliff Quay", first of the large steam colliers for the British Electricity Authority. FFEP: 2 colliers. Hard cover, simile leather, dj. Fine. Scarce. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905184122
The harbours and steam collier fleets of the East & South Coast, as well as the Irish Sea, Bristol Channel.
Peter Davies. London. 1947. 4th Printing of the 1945 English edition. X, 322 PP with 27 b/w illust. Fp: Yacht Winnibelle. Orig. cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
Single-handed crossing of the North Atlantic on a power boat and under sail, pre WWII, by a painter commissioned by the French Navy.
16222 MARTIN, Sheila SEA WANDERERS TO AUSTRALIA - Five Years of Ocean Life $15.00 AUD
Macmillan. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Australian edition of the 1977 UK original "Seatramps". 192 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Eps: Maps with track of voyage of Shebessa, 1970-75. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0333229967
Five years roaming the world on the 42ft. ketch Shebessa between 1970 & 1975.
65158 MAUDE, Frederic Philip & POLLOCK, Charles Edward A COMPENDIUM OF THE LAW OF MERCHANT SHIPPING, with an Appendix all the Statutes, Orders in Council and Forms of Practical ... - Vol.II $120.00 AUD
Henry Sweet, Law Publisher. London. 1881. 4th edition by The Hon. Baron Pollock and Gainsford Bruce. 16, (4 ), V- CCCCLXXXVIII (Statutes / Appendix), 200 (Orders in Council), 81 (Index) PP. Half bound. Fore hinge split and repaired on 12 cms from the head of spine. Very good. Image shows title-page. 25 x 16.5.
Volume II: containing all the Statutes, Orders in Council, Rules and Forms of Practical Utility relating to Merchant Shipping, and tables of the Pilotage Authorities in the United Kingdom.
20853 McCORMICK, Anne AUSTRALIAN FLOWERS, the First Illustrations (in the Australian Antique Collector No. 44) $10.00 AUD
Reed Business Publishing. Sydney. 1992. 44th edition, July-December 1992 issue. Contains article from P.31 to 35 with 4 b/w and 7 colour illustrations. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander during the voyage of the Endeavour...
73850 McCULLOUGH, Allan R. FISHERIES: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-14, (H.C. Dannevig) - Volume III, Part 3 $70.00 AUD
Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1915. April 1915 edition. (2), 97-170 PP with 3 figures, plus 72 pages of b/w illustrations with 24 plates with 52 drawings of fishes. Soft wrappers, title on front cover. Misbound copy (twice pages 159 to 166). Stamp and name of previous owner on front cover, title-page and P.97. Contents near fine. 24 x 15.3.
73849 McCULLOUGH, Allan R. & HEDLEY, Charles FISHERIES: Zoological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-10, (H.C. Dannevig) - Part 1 $70.00 AUD
Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1911. December 1911 edition. (4), 114 PP with 19 figures, plus 82 pages of b/w illustrations with 20 plates: 16 plates with 26 drawings of fishes and 4 plates with 42 drawings of molluscs. Soft wrappers with wear at top and foot of spine with old tape marks, title on front cover. Stamp of previous owner on front cover and first 3 pages, o/wise contents near fine.. 24 x 15.3.
66174 McFARLANE, Alasdair CLYDE PLEASURE STEAMERS, Forty Illustrations of the Best-Known Clyde Steamers, with Descriptive Matter on separate Tissue $50.00 AUD
James Hedderwick & Sons. Glasgow. c. 1935. Enlarged and Revised edition. (4), (160) PP with 40 plates with illustrations by Alasdair Macfarlane, and descriptive matter on separate tissue paper by the editor of the "Evening Citizen" of Glasgow. Soft cover, illustration (T.S. "King George ") and title on front cover are in blind. Front cover with 5 stains and name of previous owner. Slight ageing of paper. Internally very clean and in near fine condition. Scarce. Oblong: 22 x 29.3.
74200 McGRATH, John & BARTON, Mark BRITISH NAVAL SWORDS & SWORDMANSHIP $150.00 AUD
Seaforth Publishing. Barnsley. 2013. 1st Ed. 144 PP with c. 200 b/w and 74 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): range of uniform items required by an officer in the RN, in 1898. Title page: "boarding party", c. 1890. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 25.2 x 19. 9781848321359
70591 McKILLOP, Captain William THE LAST OF THE SAIL WHALERS: Whaling off Tasmania and Southern New Zealand by Captain William McKillop (1865-1938) $55.00 AUD
Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2019. 1st Ed. No. 66, in the Roebuck series. Edited by Rhys Richards & Graeme Broxam. XIV, 216, (4 blank) PP with 1 family tree, 8 colour illustrations (including a map of Tasmania) and over 60 b/w illustrations: 5 maps (2 with inset), 6 drawings, 20 sketches by Gordon Grant and 35 photos and portraits. Laminated pictorial boards. Copy signed on title page by Graeme Broxam, publisher and co-editor. As new. 26.2 x 21. 9780992366070
Born Stewart Island, NZ, Coastal trading and seaing in New Zealand southern waters. Settled in Tasmania in 1893.
40601 McMILLAN, A. Stewart THE ROYAL ALFRED STORY $15.00 AUD
The Royal Alfred Merchant Seamen's Society. London. 1965. Edited by Joan F. Lafferty, with Centenary Message from Her Majesty the Queen and foreword by the Rt. Hon. Viscount Runciman of Doxford. 140 PP with 43 b/w photos. Cloth cover, illustrated front. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Signed by the author on page 4. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.
100 year history of retired seamen's home, which started as Royal Hospital for Worn-Out and Disabled Merchant Seamen.
73992 MEFFERD, Gerry THE CRUISING MANUAL $25.00 AUD
Whittlesey House. New York. 1941. 4th printing. Introduction by William F. Crosby. XIV, 302 PP with 130 figures, plus 16 pages with 12 b/w plates. Cloth covers, no dust jacket. Covers with small rubbed patches at top edge. A very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.8 x 15.
39980 MIELCHE, Hakon AFTER YOU, COLUMBUS $20.00 AUD
William Hodge. London. 1950. 1st English edition of the Danish original. (8), 273 PP with 480 drawings on fore margin of pages, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the voyage of the good ship Santa Maria. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and with a few small chips and closed tears). Light foxing on some pages and outside page edges, o/wise a very nice clean copy. 22 x 15.6.
Voyage in 1948 by a Danish schoolmaster, on board the yawl Santa Maria, in the footsteps of Columbus.
20838 MILLER, William H. BRITISH OCEAN LINERS - A Twilight Era, 1960-85 $15.00 AUD
PSL / Patrick Stephens Ltd. Wellingborough. 1986. 1st UK edition. 136 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Orsova docking. FEP: Queen Elizabeth berthing New York. REP: Canberra berthed at Circular Quay, Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise fine. 23 x 20.5. 0850597668
From Anchor Line to Union Castle Line.
44409 MILLS, Richard Charles THE COLONIZATION OF AUSTRALIA (1829-42) - The Wakefield Experiment in Empire Building $20.00 AUD
Sydney University Press. Sydney. 1974. Facsimile edition with a note by S. J. Butlin, of the 1915 original with an introduction by Graham Wallace. In the Australian Historical Reprints. XX, 363 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 0424000040
38726 MITCHELL, Carleton PASSAGE EAST $40.00 AUD
John Murray. London. 1954. 1st Ed. 248 PP, plus 1 map on double page and 32 pages with 40 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust Jacket with repaired tears and in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.
1952 race between Bermuda and Plymouth of Caribbee, Janabel, Joliette, Marabu and Samuel Pepys..
73739 MOITESSIER, Bernard CAPE HORN: The Logical Route - 14,216 miles without port of call $45.00 AUD
Adlard Coles. London. 1973. Reprint of the 1969 UK original, translated from the French "Cap Horn à la Voile" by Inge Moore. 251 PP with figures and sketch-maps, plus 20 pages with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0229638864
Moitessier's voyage in the Joshua from Europe to the South Pacific and back via Cape Horn.
10654 MONK, Edwin MODERN BOAT BUILDING $15.00 AUD
Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1949. Reprint of the 1939 original. VIII, 104 PP with 45 figures (diagrams and plans), and 35 b/w photos, plus 1 plan on double-page (Fig. No.1). Cloth cover, decorated front cover. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. A very good clean copy. 31 x 23.5.
Boatbuilding: materials, moulds and patterns, framing, spars.
19347 MONSARRAT, Nicholas THE MASTER MARINER - Book I: Running Proud $10.00 AUD
Cassell Ltd. London. 1978. 1st Ed. (12), 524 PP with 7 headpieces and 7 maps on double page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304296090
73887 MONSARRAT, Nicholas THREE CORVETTES - comprising H.M. Corvette, East Coast Corvette, Corvette Command $100.00 AUD
Cassell. London. 1945. 1st Ed. (2), 268 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Author on afternoon watch. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper and a hand-wrtten number on inside front cover. Dust jacket rubbed with parts missing (head and foot of spine and back cover) and is now in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots on outside edges. War economy paper. An otherwise very good clean copy of the scarce first edition. 19 x 12.6.
Experiences of the author during the Battle of the Atlantic.
52183 MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey GREAT HARRY'S NAVY. How Henry VIII Gave England Sea Power $15.00 AUD
Phoenix. London. 2006. 1st paperback edition of the 2005 original. XXVIII, 372 PP with 2 diagrams and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 11 b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing mostly on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 13.5. 0753820994
73640 MORRISON, P. (editor) WILD LIFE: A Review, No. 10 $20.00 AUD
New Zealand Wildlife Service, Department of Internal Affairs. Wellington. 1979. 10th issue. Foreword by R.T. Adams. 89, (7 blank) PP with 5 tables and b/w illustrations: 6 figures and 19 photos. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Fine. 21 x 14.3.
33828 MUNDLE, Rob FATAL STORM - The 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race $10.00 AUD
HarperCollins. Sydney. 1999. 3rd reprint of the 1999 original. Foreword by Sir James Hardy. XIII, 319 PP with 1 map and 1 diagram, plus 48 pages with 1 map and 77 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732264359
27th December 1998: six sailors perished, countless with injuries, many yachts sunk or badly damaged.
72594 MUNDLE, Robert THE SYDNEY HOBART YACHT RACE $15.00 AUD
ABC Books / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2019. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir James Hardy. (6), 410 PP with 2 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 16 b/w and 14 colour photos. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 9780733339820
The story of a sporting Icon.
73905 MURRAY, Dea BIRDS OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS $15.00 AUD
Dea Murray / International Graphics. Hollywood, Florida. 1976. 2nd printing of the 1969 edition. 28 PP with 12 b/w illustrations in the margin of 12 pages, and 10 plates with 109 coloured illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Front cover with crease at top corner and the faded stamps of previous owner. Very good. 30.3 x 23..
50415 N/A TABLES OF COMPUTED ALTITUDE AND AZIMUTH - Vol. II: Latitudes 10° to 19°, inclusive $20.00 AUD
United States Navy Department, Hydrographic Office. Washington. 1940. H. O. Publication No. 214. Preface by George, S. Bryan, Captain, U. S. Navy. (10), 259 PP with 4 figures and tables. Eps: tables. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Very good. 29.8 x 23.7.
54985 N/A CARPETS AND INTERIORS. A Guide for: Architects - Decorators - Furnishers - Hoteliers - Shipbuilders $25.00 AUD
James Templeton Company Limited. Glasgow. 1955. 1st Ed. 62, (2) PP with 55 colour photos. Eps: Design based on carpet made for the Coronation of King George V. Cloth cover, no dj, gilt title and device on front cover and spine. Near fine. 29.2 x 22.5.
James Templeton & Company Limited: Carpet manufacturers. Notable carpets: House of Commons, Westminster - Senate, Canberra - Parliament House, Wellington... 7 colour photos of R.M.S. Caronia, and accommodation of Caronia, Mauretania, Kenya, Arcadia. ...
Kelsey Media. Cudham, UK. 2018. Vol. 53, Summer 2018. Edited by Nicholas Leach. 68 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers ("Silver Cloud, Silverseas Cruise Ships). Front cover with 2 small chips. Near fine. 27.5 x 20.
Guide to Domestic UK Ferry Services 2018. Silver Muse, Flagship of Silversea Cruises. A Fresh water sea: The St Lawrence and Great Lakes Seaway System.
Kelsey Media. Cudham, UK. 2020. Vol. 55, May 2020. Edited by Nicholas Leach. 68 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers ("Allure of the Sea"). Fine. 27.5 x 20.
Coronavirus Hits the Cruise Industry World Wide. France, French Line's final transatlantic Paquebot. HMS Ocean, Colossal Class Carrier...
72350 N/A TASMANIA, The Isle of Scenic Beauty $20.00 AUD
Nucolorvue Productions. Mentone, Vic. c. 1950. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 56 colour photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front (Sullivan Cove, Port of Hobart). Covers slightly soiled. Very good. Oblong: 18.5 x 24.7.
Population of Hobart: c. 80.000 inhabitants.
72775 N/A WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 17, No. 9 - September 1951 $10.00 AUD
Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1951. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover "Hume Dam, River Murray". Very good. 30.5 x 24.
Pages 10 to 17: Fifty years of Federation, and the Australian Way of Life. Pages 23 to 30: New Zealand "Camera Supplement" with 11 b/w photos.
73577 N/A WALKABOUT - Australian Geographical Magazine - Vol. 17, Nos. 1 to 12, 1951 $100.00 AUD
Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne & Sydney. 1951. Monthly edition. No. 1, January 1951 to No. 12, December 1951, with a total of 576 PP with b/w illustrations. Each issue with original pictorial soft cover. Light soiling or wear to some issues, o/wise a near fine run. Format: 30.5 x 24.
Vol.17, No.1: In the Head-Hunters' Country in Dutch New Guinea (Donald F. Thomson), By Canoe down the Shoalhaven (J.W. Pearson), The Story of the Great Barrier Reef (William J. Dakin), The Petrified Aboriginal (H.A. Lindsay). Vol.17, No.2: Robert Louis Stevenson and the South Seas (David Gunston), The Aboriginal Rock Carvings of Eastern N.S.W. (John Meredith & Brian Loughlin). Vol. 17, No.3: The Golden Labyrinth (John Béchervaise), The Volcano at Tanna (Capt. Brett Hilder), Cannibal Country, The Savage Country of the Adelbert Range (Arnold M. Maahs). Vol 17, No.4: The Archipelago of the Recherche (John Béchervaise), The Story of the Boundaries (J.H.L. Cumpston). Vol 17, No.5: Savage Battles between Snakes (David Fleay), A Zoologist in the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), Prawning (D. Mercer), Vol. 17, No.6: Birds of the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), Volcanic Centres of New Guinea (N.H. Fisher), The Future of the Australian Tuna Industry (T.C. Rougley). Vol.17, No.7: Prawns from the Ocean (T.C. Roughley), Reptiles of the Recherche Archipelago (Vincent Serventy), The Seafaring Manus Islanders (T.W. White), Valedictory - John Flynn (Ernestine Hill). Vol.17, No.8: Rabaul (Noël Lambert), Tin Dredging at Mt. Garnet (John K. Ewers), The Monte Bello Islands (Trevor Tuckfield), Noddies of the Abrolhos (Vincent Serventy). Vol.17, No.9: Fifty Years of Federation - and the Australian Way of Life (Dr. W.E.H. Stanner), Tasmanian Aboriginal Carvings (Jessie S. Luckman), Mining for Mica (Mary Holyoake), Heard Island (W.L. Crowther). Vol.17, No.10: The Story of the Hiri (Donald F. Thomson), Nature's Natural Penitentiary (Arnold M. Maahs), Slow Death of a Ghost Town - Borroloola (L.E. Kingsbury). Vol.17, No.11: The Atherton Tableland (John K. Ewers), Snakes and Aboriginal Lore (W.E. Harney), Men of the Cattle Country (Alan Marshall), Leper Colony (Stuart Gore). Vol.17, No.12: Spanish Mission - New Norcia (Stuart Gore), Bones of the Buangs (Arnold M. Maahs), Ships that Service the Lighthouses (Mary Holyoake), Wealth in Whales (Rowley Roberts), A Dam is Raised - Mundaring Weir (H. Drake-Brockman).
42637 NASH, Michael CARGO FOR THE COLONY - The 1797 Wreck of the Merchant Ship Sydney Cove $25.00 AUD
Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2001. 2nd edition of the 1996 original. VIII, 199 PP with 4 maps, colour & b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. As new. 25 x 17.7.. 095865617
Wrecked in 1797 on a voyage Calcutta to Port Jackson on Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group. First merchant ship wrecked after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.
41745 OFFERPACE OCEAN FREIGHTERS AND TANKERS - BRITISH FLAG $10.00 AUD
Offerpace Ltd. Grays, Essex. 1986. 1st Ed. No pagination, 64 PP with tables and 27 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Hoegh Duke. Pictorial soft cover (British Steel). Fine. Small format:15 x 10.5.
Listing of British flag ocean-going freighters and tankers over 3,000 tons GRT.
71645 OLSON, William LION OF THE CHINA SEA - A History of The Eastern and Australian Steamship Company Limited (incorporated in England) $15.00 AUD
P & O Australia Ltd. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. (6), 116 PP with 46 b/w illust. & 1 map, plus 4 pages with 7 colour illustrations (1 house-flag, 1 photo and 5 paintings). Eps: Map of the run by the Eastern & Australian Steamship Company Limited. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little sunned on spine, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 17. 095972900
A shipping line operating between East Asia (Hong Kong, China, Japan, Philippines) and Australia.
73913 ORIENT LINE PASSENGER LIST - R.M.S. ORFORD, April 1929 $20.00 AUD
Orient Line. Fremantle. 1929. Booklet: R.M.S Orford, Commander A.L. Owens. 16 PP on Orient Line with 1 track chart "Orient Line to England", photo of twin-scew S.S. Oronsay, and 5 photos of accommodations, Fleet List, ..., plus 5 pages "Passengers List issued at Fremantle, 9th April 1929". Folded covers with a tie, showing duo-tone illustration on the front (windjammer by Lingstrom). Light wear to covers, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.
73399 ORR, Allan T. TASMANIAN FANLIGHTS $30.00 AUD
Allan T. Orr. Launceston. 2004. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour photos: 1 portrait of the author and 76 photos of entrance doors with fanlights. Pictorial stiff covers. A 4 page "A Book for thr the Fans" read at the launching of the book, by Eric Ratcliff, loosely inserted. Dedicatory note iside front cover signed by the author. 21 x 14.7. 0646441787
71822 P & O - ORIENT LINE PASSENGER LIST - S.S. ORIANA, leaving Sydney on 8th of May 1961 $10.00 AUD
P & O - Orient Lines. Sydney. 1961. 8 pages Captain C. Edgecombe. Soft cover. A few marginal marks against some names, o/wise fine. Small format: 18.5 x 12.2.
Leaving Sydney on 8th May and Auckland on 11th May 1961 for North America, returning to Sydney.
64723 PARKER, Captain Walter H. LEAVES FROM AN UNWRITTEN LOG-BOOK $120.00 AUD
Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. c. 1931. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP, plus 10 b/w plates with 1 caricature, 2 paintings and 10 photos. Errata slip tipped in on "contents" page. Fp: Portrait of the author. Red cloth cover with light wear around edges. Spine lightly sunned. Slight ageing of paper and some light foxing. Discreet stamp on top outside page edges and a faint signature on inside front cover, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24.2 x 16.5.
Captain Parker (in 1931), was Captain of the R.M.S. Olympic.
68597 PAULL, John PERSISTENCE PAYS: The Discovery of Dr William Russ Pugh's Log and Journal of his 1835 Voyage from England to New Holland $40.00 AUD
John Paull / The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists / The WD Booth Charitable Trust. Launceston. 2017. 1st edition, transcribed and annotated by John Paull. XX, 84 PP with 26 b/w or colour illustrations (maps, paintings, portrataits and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 20. 9780995444843
Shipboard diary on the crossing Gravesend to Van Diemen's Land, on the Barque "Derwent": 8th of August to 10th December 1835 ...
16174 PINCKNEY, Pauline A. AMERICAN FIGUREHEADS And Their Carvers $40.00 AUD
W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 1940. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 11 figures, plus 32 plates with 90 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on blue vignette on spine. Covers lightly soiled and rubbed, light discolouration of spine. Slight ageing of paper. 3 newspaper clippings on figureheads, loosely inserted. Very good and clean internally. Image shows Plate XIX. 25 x 19.5.
A comprehensive history of American figureheads with 4 appendices including a list of figureheads and the carvers.
38759 PLYM, Gustav YACHT AND SEA - The Yachtsman's Guide to designing, building and handling of small and medium sized yachts $25.00 AUD
Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1961. 1st English edition of the 1960 Swedish original, with an introduction by Roderick Stephens. XIV, 15-259, (1 publication) PP with 47 figures, plus 32 pages with 38 b/w photos. Fp: Elseli IV, at the start of the Fastnet Race 1957. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped) and in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.2.
38468 RAHS A FLEET OF HULKS (in Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Historical Society) $15.00 AUD
Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1953. Volume XXXIX, Part V, 1953. Contains article by R.W. GLASSFORD between P.217 and 252 with 4 b/w illustrations. Card cover. Browning of outside edges, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.
Read before the Society on March 31, 1953.
20503 REED'S REED'S SEAMANSHIP AND NAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE, compiled for Candidates preparing to pass the Examinations for Certificates of Competency as Mates and Masters $40.00 AUD
Thomas Reed & Co. Sunderland, UK. c. 1950s. 28th edition. (6), VIII, 626, (6 adv.) PP with 179 figures (including 2 folded plates (Nos 134 & 135), plus 1 b/w plate and 1 folded plate (in colour). Fp: Tall ship under sail. Stiff cloth covers, faded spine. Stamp (in blind) of previous owner on front endpaper which has a small repaired tear. A very good complete copy. 18 x 12.
Includes answers to shipbuilding, stability, meteorology, Master's business, deviation of the compass, cargo work and ships maintenance and engineering knowledge for Masters and Mates.
51682 RICHARDSON, William A. R. WAS AUSTRALIA CHARTED BEFORE 1606 ?: The Jave la Grande inscriptions $20.00 AUD
National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed. XII, 132 PP with 36 figures and 9 colour plates (5 on double page). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 22. 0642276420
73935 RILEY, Dawn & FLANAGAN, Cynthia TAKING THE HELM $35.00 AUD
Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1995. 1st Ed. (6), 273 PP, plus 4 pages with 9 colour photos. Eps: Map of "The Round the World Whitbread Race, 1993 - 94". Hard cover, dj. Newspaper (New Zealand) clipping of "The Northern News", June 1, 1995, loosely inserted. Signed by Dawn Riley on title page. Stamp of previous owner on top outside page edge, and on FFEP, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 9780316745505
One of America's top sailors tells her story.
49086 ROBESON, Secretary of the Navy Geo. M. ORDERS, REGULATIONS, AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF LAW AND JUSTICE IN THE UNITED STATES NAVY $150.00 AUD
Navy Department / Government Printing Office. Washington. 1870. 1st Ed. 61 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Ex libray copy General Assembly Library, New Zealand with label on front endpaper, stamp on title page and gilt crest on front cover and spine. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 27.6 x 18.8.
73904 ROBINSON, Alan H. VIRGIN ISLANDS NATIONAL PARK - The Story behind the Scenery $15.00 AUD
K.C. Den Dooven Publications. Las Vegas. 1978. 2nd printing of the 1974 edition. 48 PP with colour illustrations: 4 artworks and 102 photos by Fritz Henle and Clarendon Bowman. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 30.5 x 22.8. 091612214X
33921 ROBINSON, Commander Charles N. & LEYLAND, John FOR THE HONOUR OF THE FLAG - A Story of our Sea-Fights with the Dutch $30.00 AUD
Seeley. London. 1895. 1st Ed. IV, 379 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Kidnapped. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 19.7 x 14.
73938 ROTH, Hal TWO ON A BIG OCEAN - The story of the first circumnavigation of the Pacific basin in a small sailing ship $15.00 AUD
The Macmillan Company. New York. 1972. 1st printing. (14), 288 PP with 8 maps and 48 b/w photos. Fp: The 35-foot sailboat "Whisper". Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean with the track of "Whisper". Cloth covers, silver lettering title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket with small chip at head of spine and in a protecctive sleeve. Foxing spots on outside edges. Still a near fine copy. 24 x 16.
19 months (1968-1969) circumnavigation from San Francisco to Tahiti, Cook Islands, Samoa, Gilbert & Ellice... Japan, Alaska and Canada.
49688 ROUSE, Hunter ELEMENTARY MECHANICS OF FLUIDS $20.00 AUD
John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1947. 5th printing in October 1947 of the 1946 original. XII, 376 PP with 11 tables, 196 figures and 27 b/w plates. Fp: Scale model of a destroyer hull towed at a speed of 9 knots in the David Taylor Model Basin of the U.S. Navy. Cloth cover, name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.2.
73998 ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY - LITHOGRAPHIC COLLECTION $250.00 AUD
R.A.N. Sydney. 1986. Collection of 25 prints. 7 b/w photographs with 7 main subjects and 12 details. 18 colour prints: 10 plates with 11 photographs (including portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) and 7 plates with paintings (3 by John Bastock, 2 by Frank Norton, 1 by Roy Hodgkinson and 1 by Ray Honisett). As new condition. Landscape format: 34 x 50.
39433 ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE 'ARMED FORCES AND THE SOCIETIES WHICH THEY SERVE' (in Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of Australia - Volume 18) $10.00 AUD
Royal United Services Institute of Australia. Canberra. 1997. Volume 18, September 1997, International Seminar edition. Edited by Colonel D.W. KIBBEY, I. DUDGEON, Wing Cmdr R.W. HOWE. XII, 96 PP with 11 portraits and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.3. 0728-1188
Defending Australia's interests: Challenges for a new strategic Era, by Ian McLachlan. The role of the Australian Defence Force Academy in educating Australia's 21st century Officer Corps, by Professor J. A. Richards... The Singapore Armed Forces - Partners in Progress, by Lieutenant General Bey Soo Khiang... Theme of seminar: by Admiral Joseph W. Prueher (USN / CINCPAC), by General de Division Maurice Quadri (French Armed Forces in New Caledonia).
39434 ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE International Seminar 'SEEKING AFFORDABLE DEFENCE IN THE 21ST CENTURY' (in Journal of the Royal United Services Institute of Australia - Volume 22) $10.00 AUD
Royal United Services Institute of Australia. Canberra. 2000. December 2000, International Seminar edition. IV, 128 PP with 13 portraits and 13 pages of advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17.3. 0728-1188
Theme of seminar: by Admiral Dennis Blair (USN / CINCPAC). French Armed Forces in New Caledonia, by Général de Division Xavier de Zuchowicz. ... Industry Forum: by Hector Donohue of Tenix Defence Systems, by Jean-Georges Malcor of ADI Ltd....
54760 ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA - Volume 16, No. 1 $10.00 AUD
Royal United Services Institute of Australia. Canberra. 1995. Edited by SKETCHLEY, Captain J. & DONOVAN, J. C. Volume 16, No. 1, November 1995: IV, 94 PP with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0728-1188
Defending Australia - The 1994 White Paper, by Rear Admiral R. A. K. Walls. ... The Revolution in Military Affairs - Its Impact on Navies, by Captain J. McCaffrie. The Future of Australian Naval Shipbuilding, by Dr. J. D. White. ...
54761 ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL UNITED SERVICES INSTITUTE OF AUSTRALIA - Volume 15, No. 1 $10.00 AUD
Royal United Services Institute of Australia. Canberra. 1994. Edited by SKETCHLEY, Captain J. & DONOVAN, J. C. Volume 15, No. 1, November 1994: XI, 70 PP with 11 portraits. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0728-1188
National Seminar Regional Security in the Asia-Pacific Area towards 2001. ASIO Today, by David Sadleir. France and its World Wide Commitments, with particular reference to the Asia Pacific Region, by Phillipe Baude (Ambassador of France to Australia).
36899 RULE, Margaret THE MARY ROSE - A Guide $25.00 AUD
Mary Rose Trust. London. 1989. 3rd Impression. (2), 38 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Battle in The Solent. Inside back cover: Plan of the Heritage Area within the Royal Naval Base, Portsmouth. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Oblong: 17 x 24. 095117472X
35351 SARPEDON PRESS SERVICES MARY ROSE - Souvenir Guide $20.00 AUD
The Mary Rose Trust. Old Portsmouth. 1985. 1985 edition. 64 PP with 35 pages of advertising material and 29 pages with 20 b/w and 78 colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Gun. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.
The Ship, the King and the Princess. The homecoming. The "Mary Rose": Lifestyles in a Tudor Ship, Time, Speed & Distance, The Power of the Longbow... The Final Battle, the legacy.
74020 SCHAEFER, Vincent J. & DAY, John A. A Field Guide to the ATMOSPHERE $15.00 AUD
Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 10th printing of the 1981 original. No.26 in The Peterson Field Guides series. XX, (2), 359 PP with tables, over 45 drawings by Christy E. Day and 337 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 32 colour photos and 2 folded pages for endpapers (in colour). FEP: Reference Phenomena Ranked by Size. REP: The World of Clouds. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 18.3 x 11.4. 9780395330333
73864 SHARMAN, Nanette "SOMETHING ABOUT LINGTOWN" - A Sequel: More about Sulphur Creek $50.00 AUD
Nanette Sharman. Ulverstone. 2011. 1st Ed. Endorsement by Hugh Hiscuitt. IX, 111 PP with b/w illustrations: documents, drawings, newspaper clippings, plans and photos. Pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on verso of front cover. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21.
66519 SHERGOLD, Christine M. (editor) VICE ADMIRALTY COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1787-1911 - Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales - No.22 $30.00 AUD
The Archives Authority of New South Wales. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. Preface by B.R. Davies & I. Maclean. (2), VIII, 104 PP. Typescript. Illustration (broadsheet) of the "Susanna Christina" on Page IV. Card covers browned around edges with light foxing on covers and some pages. Overall, a very good copy. Folio: 33 x 21.
74002 SHIPPING TRAVEL POSTER - BIBBY LINE $20.00 AUD
Oy Raud Publishing. Helsinki. 2004. 1st Finnish edition. Mini poster in colour by James S. Mann, featuring one of their Liners in the background and the stern of a South East Asia traditional crafts in the foreground. Fine. Format: 35.7 x 23.5.
Poster for Watson & Parker, Bibby Line Agent in Marseille.
57426 [SHIPPING] DCN / Daily Commercial News - Directory of Australian Transport Services - 1991 $15.00 AUD
Peter Isaacson (DCN) Pty Ltd / Daily Commercial News. Sydney. 1991. 30th Ed. Edited by James LAWRENCE. 144 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
31203 SHOPLAND, Robert (editor) FREIGHTER TRAVEL HOLIDAY GUIDE $10.00 AUD
Waterway Productions. London. 1992. Supplement to the January 1992 issue of Ships Monthly. 16 PP with 7 b/w photos and 4 pages of advertising material. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.
Travel on cargo freighters.
14110 SMITH, Bernard & WHEELER, Alwyne (Editors) THE ART OF THE FIRST FLEET & other early Australian drawings $140.00 AUD
Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 243 b/w or colour plates and appendixes, notes, bibliography & index. Original cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edges. Folded flyer loosely inserted. Fine. 35 x 25.5. 0195548884
A collector's item.
73986 SMITH, LeCain W. & MOIR, Sheila STEEL AWAY - A Guidebook to the World of Steel Sailboats $25.00 AUD
Windrose Productions. Port Townsend, Wa. 1990. 4th printing of the 1986 original. (6), 432 PP with over 110 tables and b/w illustrations by Gué Pilon.: 23 headpieces, and 331 figures (drawings, line drawings, sketches, plans and photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Covers lightly rubbed, corners affected by thumbing the book, spine with creases. A few light stains on lower outside edge. A very good and clean working copy. 27.8 x 21.5. 0961550805
... including a Directory of Designers and Builders working in steel (pages 381 to 428).
71418 SMITH, Mark BEYOND ALL LIMITS, A True Story $40.00 AUD
Nautical Productions. Hobart. 2007. 1st Ed. VIII, 236 PP with b/w illustrations (1 sketch map of the South China Sea, 1 photo of the author and 17 headpieces). Artworks (cover and headpieces) by Bill Mearns. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9780646480411
Sinking of the yacht "Technima 65" South of Hong Kong, on its way to Manila and Sydney. Epic story of the amazing survival of two men in a life raft.
72817 SMITH, Ure EARLY AUSTRALIAN ENGRAVINGS - Facsimile Historical Plates by Artists and Engravers of the 1870s $30.00 AUD
Ure Smith Publication. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. No pagination, (10), 14 frameable plates with coloured mounts, (2) PP. Illustrated stiff covers ("The Quay, Hobart Town"). Covers are a little soiled with a few rubbed patches and wear around edges, o/wise contents are clean and near fine. Large format: 38 x 27.5. 0725402784
14 frameable prints selected from the 120 steel engravings published in Edwin Carton Booth "Australia Illustrated" between 1873 and 1875.
57483 SOMNER, Graeme FROM 70 NORTH TO 70 SOUTH - A History of the Christian Salvesen Fleet $20.00 AUD
Christian Salvesen Ltd. Edinburgh. 1984. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 148 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Errata page loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 095091990X
Details of the ship of the "Salvesen of Leith", owned since 1879. Mediterranean and deep sea trade, Norwegian fleet: 70 N., whaling fleet in Antarctic based at Leith, South Georgia: 70 S.
68223 STANNARD, Bruce THE TRIUMPH OF AUSTRALIA II - The America's Cup Challenge of 1983 $25.00 AUD
Lansdowne. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ben Lexcen. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on FFEP and signed by the author. Near fine. 31 x 22.5. 070181800X
The America's Cup and the successful challenge of 1983 by Australia II.
73718 STANNARD, Bruce BEN LEXCEN - The Man, the Keel and the Cup $15.00 AUD
Faber & Faber. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 149 PP with 7 sketch maps, 9 plans, and 37 b/w photos. Fp: Ben Lexcen. Hard cover, dj. 2 pages with 3 colour photos, from Womans Day, 29th October 1984, loosely inserted. Fine. 25 x 19. 0571133967
71174 STANTON, Harley MY CATHEDRAL IN THE SEA - A History of the Conway $45.00 AUD
Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2019. 1st Ed. XVIII, 222 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Map UK to Australia with "The Last of England ". REP: Map UK to Australia with "Sydney Cove". Pictorial boards "Men furling sails in high seas on the Garthsnaid". New. 24.5 x 21.5. 9780648532897
Conway built 1851 in Saint John, New Brunswick ... Abandoned in the North Atlantic in 1875. 5 crossings to Australia.
73857 STEPHENS, C. G. THE SOILS OF TASMANIA $30.00 AUD
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. Melbourne. 1941. 1st Ed. Bulletin No. 139 of the Council. 40 PP with 10 figures and 4 tables, plus 1 large folded map in colour "Soil Map of Tasmania (with contours)" at back of book. Soft cover, title on front cover. Front cover lightly soiled, staples removed (rusty). Contents near fine. 24 x 15.6.
73854 STILMAN BERRY, S. FISHERIES: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-14, (H.C. Dannevig) - Volume IV, Part 5: on the Cephalopoda in the Great Australian Bight and other Southern Australian Localities $70.00 AUD
Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1918. May 1918 edition. (2), 203-298 PP with 30 tables and 67 figures, plus 116 pages of b/w illustrations with 29 plates with 93 drawings of Cephalopoda. Soft wrappers with wear around edges, title on front cover. Signature of previous owner on front cover, o/wise contents are near fine. 24 x 15.3.
68376 STODDART, Michael TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS - Whaling in Antarctic Waters $30.00 AUD
40 / Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2017. 1st edition with a foreword by Nick Gales. XV, 192 PP with tables, b/w or colour illustrations. FEP: The Antarctic Continent (in colour). REP: Map of the Ross Sea (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 9780995408227
51236 STONE, Peter ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS And Other Maritime Incidents $90.00 AUD
Oceans Enterprises. Yarram. 2006. 1st Ed. XLVIII, 1184 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, photos & maps). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 18.5. 9780958665759
Massive comprehensive work which includes vessels lost overseas, merchant ships lost at war, and those lost on inland waterwayss, together with a bibliography of vessel entries.
33692 SWEENEY, Christopher TRANSPORTED: IN PLACE OF DEATH - Convicts in Australia $15.00 AUD
Macmillan. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. XIV, 185 PP with 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 22 x 18.8. 0333337514
The offences, ... the voyage to Botany Bay. Arrival on the fatal shore...
74010 SWEET, Robert J. GPS for Mariners $15.00 AUD
International Marine / McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine. 2011. 2nd Ed. VIII, 168 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers, Ex library copy: 2 discard stamps on half title page, 2 discreet library stamps on title spread and last page. Otherwise, a very good clean copy. 23.2 x 18.6. 9780071713993
74080 SWINSON, Mike & MAYS, Nicole BLOOD, SWEAT & THE SEA $125.00 AUD
40 / Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2017. Deluxe edition, with a foreword by Robert Clifford. 416 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover and laminated pictorial boards, dust jacket. Half title page with a dedicatory note dated and signed by the author. Fine. 28.7 x 22.4. 9780995408296
Biography of John Muir, a Tasmanian, who started from scratch to become one of the world's leading manufacturers of anchoring and mooring systems.
73768 SYMONDS, A. A. AN INTRODUCTION TO YACHT DESIGN $30.00 AUD
Edward Arnold & Co. London. 1938. 1st Ed. 142 PP with tables and 26 figures. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth covers, dj. Ageing and foxing on pages and dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 22.3 x 14.5.
Theory and Construction, The Practice of Design.
73580 TAILLEMITE, Etienne (editor) BOUGAINVILLE ET SES COMPAGNONS AUTOUR DU MONDE, 1766-1769 (in 2 volumes) $250.00 AUD
Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 1977. 1st Ed. Preliminary by Michel Mollat du Jourdin. Preface by Patrick O'Reilly. Vol I: XIV, (2), 516, (1 contents) PP with 164 b/w & colour illust. Vol II: (4), 582 PP with 207 b/w & colour illustrations as well as 21 b/w illustrations in the Glossary (P. 531 to 546), plus 3 folded maps in back pocket. Fp. Eps. Cloth cover, gilt-engraved spine & decorated front cover. Decorated cloth slip case with light wear. Minimal insect damage on rear endpaper of Volume 2, o/wise a fine set. French text. 30.5 x 21.5. 2110807105
The log book and journals of Bougainville and his companions, annotated and edited by the author, Curator of the Archives Nationales.
73901 THOMPSON, Trevor and Dinah ADRIATIC PILOT - A Yachtsman's Guide to Alabania, Yugoslavia and the Italian coast to Santa Maria di Leuca $30.00 AUD
Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson Ltd. St Ives, Cambridgeshire. 1990. 1st Ed. VIII, 403, (3) PP with b/w illustrations: coastal views, maps, sketch maps, plans, photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780852881514
A yachtsman's guide to the Adriatic Sea.
15857 THORSOE, Soren & CROWDY, Michael OVE SKOU, Copenhagen $15.00 AUD
World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1982. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0905617185
Brief history & fleet details.
70544 TILLEY, Geoff ADVENTURES AND MEMORIES: Memories of a Foreign-Going Master Mariner (UK) Rtd $70.00 AUD
Katherine Wallace. Perth. 2010. 1st Ed. (8), 229 PP with 97 b/w illustrations (cartoons, facsimile of documents, newspaper cuttings and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Scarce. 22.8 x 15. 9780980791402
74195 TODD, Richard A. NAPOLEON'S MEDALS - Victory to the Arts $100.00 AUD
The History Press. Port Stroud, UK. 2009. 1st edition limited to 1000 numererd copy (No. 0825/1000). 224 PP with b/w illustrations and over 280 colour photographs. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 28.6 x 22.. 9780752449999
Medals struck to mark the course of his reign.
55554 TOGHILL, Jeff CELESTIAL NAVIGATION FOR BEGINNERS $10.00 AUD
Reed Books. Sydney. 1980. Reprint of the 1978 original. 112 PP with tables and figures (diagrams, drawings, b/w photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0589500122
73882 TOGHILL, Jeff TRADITIONAL AND ELECTRONIC NAVIGATION: An Introduction to Methods and Equipment $45.00 AUD
New Holland Publishers Ltd. London. 2003. 1sy Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Sextant with modern chart background. Laminated pictorial borads, dj. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed to the previous owner by the author. Fine (as new condition). 28.8 x 22.2. 9781843301363
41714 TOMLINSON, H. M. GALLIONS REACH - A Romance $30.00 AUD
Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1949. 2nd edition of the 1927 original, No. 6 in the Mariners Library series. 240 PP. Cloth cover, device on front cover, illustrated dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 19 x 13.
72255 TRETHEWIE, Harold (editor) "BACK TO CIRCULAR HEAD", 23rd - 19th January 1952 - Official Programme and Souvenir Booklet $25.00 AUD
Publicity sub-Committee for the General Committee. Circular Head. 1952. 1st Ed. Foreword by E. E. Poke, Warden of Circular Head. 64 PP with 50 b/w photos. Soft wrappers with light wear, iillustrated front. Staples removed. Contents near fine. 21.8 x 13.7.
Circular Head and the NW corner of Tasmania.
73886 TUMA, Ing. J. THE PICTORIAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF TRANSPORT $35.00 AUD
Hamlyn. London. 1979. 1st English edition. 495 PP with 91 colour and over 634 b/w illustrations (artworks, drawings, graphs, paintings and photos). Cloth covers, title (silver lettering) on front board and spine, dj. Near fine. 22.7 x 16. 0600387623
49831 TUNSTALL, Brian THE ANATOMY OF NEPTUNE, From King Henry VIII to the Present Day $20.00 AUD
George Routledge. London. 1936. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 374 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 16 b/w plates (charts & portraits) with their tissue guard and legend. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine slightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Contents: Henry VIII's War with France, Elizabethan Gunnery, Pirates, Punishments, Healths, and Salutes, The First Dutch War, The Navy of Queen Anne, Fighting in the West Indies, The Naval Career of King William IV, The Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, Trafalgar and After, Smyrna and the Dardanelles, 1922 ..
65990 UNDERHILL, Harold A. MASTING AND RIGGING, The Clipper Ship & Ocean Carrier $45.00 AUD
Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1972. 6th reprint of the 1946 original. XII, 304 PP with 181 figures, 22 tables & 51 plates. Fp: Four-masted barque "Port Jackson". Green cloth cover, dust jacket with a few chips/rubs and in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on first and last pages, o/wise contents near fine. 24.5 x 18.2.
With authentic plans, working drawings and details of the nineteenth and twentieth century sailing ship.
73899 UNDERHILL, Harold A. DEEP WATER SAIL $40.00 AUD
Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1969. Reprint of The 2nd edition of 1963. XXIX, (3), 302 PP, plus 59 plates with 100 b/w illustrations. plus 100 plates on construction, rigging, sail plans (28 of them large folded plans)... Fp: Mediterranean schooner. Cloth covers, title in blind on front board and gilt on spine, dj. Sellotape marks on endpapers, and inside dust jacket. which is now in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots and light soiling on outside edges. Contents are very clean and near fine. 24 x 18.5. 085174172X
Covers types from Tasmania to Canada, from the Pacific islands to Scandinavia.
72809 VANTOME, François, LE BOURSICOT, Bernard and DE LA JARRIETTE, Christian (editors) LE COURRIER AUSTRALIEN 1892 - 1945: Creating the French Australian Connection since 1892 $100.00 AUD
Le Courrier Australien. Sydney. 2019. 1st bilingual "Collector's Edition", of December 2019. Preface by Jacqueline Dwyer (née Playoust). Messages by David Hurley, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia. 247 PP with 19 pages of advertisements, b/w and colour illustrations (photos and including 26 pages of "Le Courrier Australien": between No.1, of 30 April 1892 to No. 43/45, 52nd Year, of 26 October 1945). Hard covers, illustrated front. French and English texts. As new condition. 30.5 x 21.5. 9680648739203
70494 WARDEN, Herbert W. III (compiler & editor) IN PRAISE OF SAILORS, A Nautical Anthology of Art, Poetry, and Prose $45.00 AUD
Harry. N. Abrams. New York. 1978. 1st Ed. 300 PP with 186 illustrations including nearly 100 b/w etchings & engravings by Arthur Briscoe, Whistler, Winslow Homer & 44 colour hand-tipped plates by Jack Spurling, Montague Dawson, etc ... Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 27.6 x 29.8. 0810911078
The sailor's life at sea, in prose & poetry by the most vivid writers on the sea, accompanied by etchings, engravings, watercolours & paintings.
73720 WATTS, C. J. PRACTICAL YACHT CONSTRUCTION - The Construction, Rigging and Equipment of Wood Sailing and Auxiliary Yachts $20.00 AUD
Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1957. Revised edition of the 1952 Second Edition. XI, 12-149, (3) PP with 4 tables and 117 figures. Fp: St. Barbara, the club yacht of the Royal Artillery Yacht Club. FEP: Construction plan for 20 tons cutter (Fig. 42). REP: Plan of plumbing system for 80 tons, Auxiliary Sloop Yacht (Fig. 102). Cloth covers, gilt device on front cover and title on spine, dj (price clipped). Top outside edge tinted. Dust jacket with rubbed and worn patches. Contents near fine. 25.2 x 19.
The World Publishing Company. Cleveland / New York. 1942. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 404 PP with hundreds of self explanatory drawings from Abacus to Zones, Insignia of Arms, Rankings, Speciality Marks of the USN..., plus 32 colour plates "Maps of the World". Rebacked copy, cloth covers. War economy paper, ageing and foxing. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 20.6 x 14.5.
A complete vocabulary of clear, concise definitions supplemented by selected reference material and a full section of world maps in colour.
73862 WHITHAM, Charles WESTERN TASMANIA. A Land of Riches and Beauty $100.00 AUD
Mount Lyell Tourist Association. Queenstown, Tas. 1924. 1st Ed. VIII, 168 PP with tables and 13 b/w photos, plus large folded map "Western Tasmania". Fp: On the North-East Dundas railway. Soft covers, decorated front with colour photo "River Gorge" vignette. Covers with some wear and small pieces missing at head and foot of spine. Ageing of paper and small dog-ears at bottom of a few pages. Dedicatory short 'with compliments' note on FFEP. Overall, a near fine copy of a scarce item. 21.5 x 14.
17351 WILSON, E. A. SOVIET PASSENGER SHIPS 1917-1977 $10.00 AUD
World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1978. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 ship profile and 137 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617045
History and fleet list.
10283 WILSON, Erle ADAMS OF THE BOUNTY $15.00 AUD
Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1958 1st Ed. VIII, 245 PP. Hard cover, nice dust jacket. Light foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 20.3 x 13.
Novel based on historical facts. Story of the part played in the mutiny by Alexander Smith, whose true name was John Adams.
20923 WILSON, R. M. THE BIG SHIPS $40.00 AUD
Cassell. London. 1956. 1st Ed. X, 246 PP plus 32 pages with 49 bw photos of passenger ships. Cloth cover, fade spots on spine, dj. Sellotape marks inside dust jacket. Slight foxing mostly on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.4 x 14.5.
The big passenger and cargo liners developed by British shipping lines from the pre-1914 liners such as Mauretania to the Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth.
21376 WILTSHIRE, J. G. CAPTAIN WILLIAM PELHAM DUTTON, First Settler at Portland Bay, Victoria. A History of the Whaling and Sealing Industries in Bass Strait, 1828-1868 $20.00 AUD
Wiltshire Publications. Melbourne. 1994. Revised reprint of the 1976 edition. 52 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Title page illustrated by whaling scenes. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 14.6. 0959186514
62759 WOODWARD, David THE TIRPITZ $5.00 AUD
William Kimber. London. 1955. 1st paperback "Kimber Pocket" edition of the 1953 original. XII, 13-190, (2 publications) PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 17.6 x 11.
73670 YATES, John ROYAL CHARTER OF INCORPORATION, Sanctioned by Her Majesty on the 20th of May, and Passed the Great Seal on the 6th August, 1847, for the INDIA AND AUSTRALIA MAIL STEAM PACKET Company, from ENGLAND TO INDIA, AUSTRALIA $100.00 AUD
India and Australia Royal Mail Steam Packet. London. 1847. 1st Ed. 14, (2) PP. Modern binding, quarter bound with marbled boards and cloth spine. Fine. Rare. Image shows the title-page. 21.3 x 14.
68997 YORK, Albert, F.R.A.S. THE CLOCK PARADOX, A Simplified Description of Time Dilatation for the Layman $80.00 AUD
Author / Port Macquarie Astronomical Association. Port Macquarie, NSW. 1971. 1st edition, with a preamble "Man's Progress Through the Ages to Newton and Einstein". 48 PP with 10 figures by the author. Stapled card covers. Front illustrated with a clock, and back with a portrait of Professor Albert Einstein, author of the Theory of Relativity. Fine condition. Scarce. Oblong: 13.7 x 20.8.
72043 YOUNG, John GOING DOWN ANOTHER LANE $45.00 AUD
Ashwood Books. Franklin, Tasmania. 2020. 1st Ed. VII, 444 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plan, maps, photos). Soft covers, pictorial front. Signed by the author on title page. New. 23 x 15.5. 9780987411129
A life of adventure, travel...leading to the establishment in Franklin of a school of wooden boatbuilding ... and the Franklin Working Waterfront Association.