Maritime Books

Maritime Catalogue #102

Last update: Monday, 20 May 2024.

74207
ADKINS, Yvonne
THE ENIGMATIC Mr STRANGE - Creating a Past: the life and art of Frederick Strange c.1807-1873
$25.00 AUD

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Launceston. 2017. 1st Ed., with a preface by Richard Mulvaney, Director. (3), 92 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 21 x 24. 9780975802632

Catalogue of an exhibition held 19 June to 5 November 2017. A convict artist who arrived in Launceston in 1841, and had his first exhibition in 1851.

43412
AGAR, Captain Augustus
FOOTPRINTS IN THE SEA
$60.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 336 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 map and 46 b/w photos. Fp: The Author. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.

Memoirs. Born 1890 in Ceylon, on the tea plantation of his father. Joined the Royal Navy on H.M.S. Britannia... WWI, WWII.

74217
AGAR, Captain Augustus
BALTIC EPISODE. A Classic of Secret Service in Russian Waters
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 2 plans, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Baltic sea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Stamps of previous owner at top of front endpaper, front outside page edge and his name at top of title page. Top outside edge tinted. A very good copy. 21 x 14.

Mission on the Baltic in the spring and summer of 1919 to rescue a British agent from the Bolsheviks at Petrograd.

22601
ANDERSON, Capt. Lindsay
A CRUISE IN AN OPIUM CLIPPER
$10.00 AUD

Ibex. Melbourne. 1989. Reprint of the 1891 original. 224 PP with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Eamont, topsail schooner. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing. Near fine. 19.2 x 13.3.

The author's trip on a topsail schooner between China/Taiwan and Japan, prior to the opening of this latter country to the civilized world.

74247
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & MATRICARDI, Paolo
COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II 1943-1944
$20.00 AUD

Salamander Book. London. 1988. 1st Engish edition of the Italian original. "Poster Book" series. 64 PP with 39 b/w photos and 22 colour plates illustrated by Pierluigi Pinto (7 on double page and 15 on full page). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Large format: 39.5 x 27.5. 9780861014187

74248
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & MATRICARDI, Paolo
COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II 1944-1945
$20.00 AUD

Salamander Book. London. 1988. 1st Engish edition of the Italian original. "Poster Book" series. 64 PP with 39 b/w photos and 23 colour plates illustrated by Pierluigi Pinto (8 on double page and 15 on full page). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 39.5 x 27.5. 9780861014170

74104
ANTROBUS, Paul, ROSS, Bob & HAMMOND, Geoffrey
OCEAN RACING AROUND THE WORLD - Admiral's Cup, Southern Cross Cup, Southern Ocean Racing Conference and Onion Patch
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1975. 1st Ed. (6), 234 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, sketches, plans), plus 12 pages with 26 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Half title page with dedicatory note to Peter Campbell signed by Bob Ross. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.5 x 20.5. 0207956308

The changes & development of ocean racing from 3 different standpoints: Great Britain, Australia & U.S.A.

14560
ARBON, A. L.
A HISTORY OF UNION STEAMSHIP Co. OF NEW ZEALAND 1875-1971 (in two volumes)
$100.00 AUD

Ronald H. Parsons. Lobethal, S.A. 1973 & 1974. 1st Ed. Vol.1 (1973): (6), 125 PP, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Vol.2 (1974): VII, 135 PP. Typescript monograph. Soft covers, illustrated front, staples, cloth spine. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. Scarce. Oblong: 16 x 20.6. 0909418004

Volume 1: the Company - Volume 2: the Ships. Foundation and early progress. Trans-Pacific routes, Australian coastal trade, sail training...

74288
ATTWOOD, Philip and POWELL, Felicity
MEDALS OF DISHONOUR
$25.00 AUD

The British Museum Press. London. 2009. 1st Ed. Forewords by Lauren Bon, The Metabolic Studio (Sponsor) & Neil McGregor, The British Museum (Director). 136 PP with over 170 b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 27.5 x 23. 9780714118161

Book accompanying the exhibition held at the British Museum: 25th June to 27 September 2009.

59399
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 8, No. 2, 1984
$15.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1984. Edited by Jeremy GREEN. (4), 46 PP with b/w illustrations(figures and photos). Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers a little soiled, o/wise fine. 29.6 x 21.

HMS Pandora, by Graeme Henderson, Paul Clark and Bill Jeffrey.

64644
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 14, Number 2
$20.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1990. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 63 PP with b/w illustrations. Card cover, illustrated front. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Includes articles: Twenty-five years of maritime archaeology in Australia (Graeme Henderson), A future direction of maritime archaeology in South Australia (Bill Jeffery), The Early European presence, Wreck Reef Revisited.., by Warren Delaney.

51376
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION
NAVIGATION - Vol. 7, No. 4
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Institute of Navigation. Sydney. 1987. Edited by Sheila COHEN. IX, 1361-1415 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5.

Presidential address, by Capt. Neville Grady. Navigation at the America's Cup, by Captain Mike O'Keefe... Navigating Abel Tasman by Navstar in Port Phillip Bay, by R. I. S. Nijer...

74094
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING 1996
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Transport Division / Department of Workplace Relations & Small Business. Canberra. 1996. 1st Ed. IV, 28 PP with 9 tables. Soft covers, pictorial front (container ship "Australian Endeavour"). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Data as at 30 June 1996. Trading Fleet & Trading Ships...

74095
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING
AUSTRALIAN SHIPPING 1997
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Transport Division / Department of Workplace Relations & Small Business. Canberra. 1997. Last printed edition. IV, 34 PP with 10 tables, plus 2 information letters loosely inserted. Soft covers with a crease, pictorial front (container ship "Australian Enterprise"). Name label of previous owner at top of front cover, o/wise very good. 29.7 x 21.

Data as at 30 June 1996. Trading Fleet & Trading Ships...

74093
AYLING, Tony & PARISH, Steve
AMAZING FACTS ABOUT AUSTRALIAN MARINE FISHES
$10.00 AUD

Steve Parish Publishing. Brisbane. 2008. 1st Ed., in the Steve Parish Discover and Learn about Australia series. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos by Steve Parish). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29 x 22.5. 9781741932997

33747
BANKS, Steven
THE HANDICRAFTS OF THE SAILOR
$25.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 90 b/w illust. Fp: A sailors life in a calm. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 18.5 x 24. 0715363786

Handicrafts of the sailors aboard ships, manned by men mostly of European stock, during the last 300 years. Ships' models, sea chests, paintings, wool or silk pictures, scrimshaws, etc..

51238
BARTLETT, Norman & MEEKING, Charles (editors)
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA AT WAR 1939-45 - 5 Volumes
$115.00 AUD

Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial. Canberra, ACT. 1959 Reprint of the 1957, 1958 original. General Introduction by J. McGrath. Vol. I: 256 PP. Vol. II: 255 PP. Vol III: 256 PP. Vol. IV: 256 PP. Vol. V: 256 PP. Set with hundreds of b/w photos. Cloth covers, gilt lettering on spine slightly dulled. Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpapers. A near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25. 4 x 18.

From a collection of 250 000 photographs taken between 3rd September 1939 and 15th August 1945.

61697
BELFAST
HMS BELFAST - Guide
$5.00 AUD

Imperial War Museum. London. 1982. No pagination, 16 PP with 16 colour photos. Inside front cover: sketch plan oh HMS Belfast. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 16.5.

Floating museum, Symons Wharf, London.

62679
BENHAM, Clarence
DIVER'S LUCK - A Story of Pearling Days
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1951. Reprint of the 1949 original. XIII, 258 PP, plus 14 pages with 22 b/w photos. Fp: Spearing turtles. Cloth cover. Covers lightly rubbed and a little cocked. Occasional foxing. Contents clean and still a very good copy. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. 22 x 14.5.

Life of the pearling fleet in the Torres Strait islands. Pearl diving in the Great Barrier Reef and the Solomon islands.

74133
BISHOP, Patrick
THE IRISH EMPIRE
$25.00 AUD

Boxtree / Macmillan. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Small name label of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise fine (as new condition). 28.6 x 22.5. 9780752213958

The Story of the Irish abroad.

21948
BISSET, Sir James & STEPHENSEN, P. R.
TRAMPS & LADIES - MY EARLY YEARS IN STEAMERS
$50.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1960. Reprint of the 1959 original. XVI, 315 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust. Fp: Colour painting of SS Mauretania. Eps: Chart of the North Atlantic steamer tracks. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few nicks, chips and in a protective sleeve. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.

The memoirs of Sir James Bisset in the early days of steamships with recollections of his arrival on board the SS Carpathia, at the scene of the sinking of the Titanic in 1912.

74074
BOLLEE, Laurent Frédéric & NICLOUX, Philippe
TERRA AUSTRALIS
$75.00 AUD

Editions Glénat. Grenoble, France. 2013. 3rd Ed. in the Collection 1000 Feuilles. 508, (4) PP. Pictorial hard covers with a ribbon page-marker. French text. Fine. 27.2 x 20. 9782723452579

An illustrated saga of the prehistory and British settlement of Australia.

74344
BOND, Creina & SIEGFRIED, Roy
ANTARCTICA. No Single Country, No Single Sea
$30.00 AUD

New Holland. London. 1988. 1st edition by New Holland. Foreword by Peter Scott. 176 PP with 2 maps, 100 colour plates with 100 b/w (small format) for captions. Hard cover, dj. The 8 page "The AAP Mawson's Huts Foundation", of The Weekend Australian, May 10-11 1997", loosely inserted. Fine. 30.8 x 24.7. 0600304434

Mawson Huts Foundation by Wendy McCarthy: 8 PP with advertisements, 7 colour and 16 b/w photos.

49209
BONE, David W.
THE LOOKOUTMAN
$10.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1923. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 33 silhouettes and 18 b/w plates, plus 4 colour plates. All illustrations by H. Hudson Rodmell. Pages 209 to 224: Glossary. Fp (in colour): A great ship under way. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. No dj. Few foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.

A book to familiarize the reader with the outward appearance of vessels and giving the Lookoutman's comments on their character, habits, tempers.. Great ships, mail liners, tramp steamers.. tugs..

17681
BOWEN, Frank C.
FROM CARRACK TO CLIPPER. A Book of Sailing-Ship Models
$20.00 AUD

Halton & Co. London. 1948. 2nd edition of the 1927 original. VI, 74 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour plates & 66 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): An English 15th century ship by Cecil King. Cloth cover, spine sunned, dj (rubbed) and in a protetive sleeve. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Light foxing, not affecting plates and overall a very good clean copy. 25.4 x 18.5.

73892
BRADBURY, Frederick (compiler)
BRITISH AND IRISH SILVER ASSAY OFFICE MARKS 1544 - 1968
$15.00 AUD

J.W. Northend Ltd. Sheffield, UK. 1968. 12th edition. 92, (1), ((3 notes) PP with hundreds of "Marks of Origin". Stiff covers, title on front cover. Old damp marks on covers, not affecting pages or marks. Very good. Small format: 14.3 x 8.1.

Guide to Marks of Origin on British and Irish Silver Plate from Mid 16th Century to the Year 1968 and Old Sheffield Plate Makers' Marks 1743-1860.

74307
BRENNAN, Niall
A HISTORY OF NUNAWADING
$25.00 AUD

The Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1972. 1st Ed. (10), 150 PP with 5 maps (1 on double page), plus 12 pages with 22 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Parish of Nunawading. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 22 x 14.3. 0725600756

63055
BROGREN, Klas (editor)
DESIGNS 90 - Cruise & Ferry
$25.00 AUD

Plus 2 Ferryconsultation. Halmstad, Sweden. 1990. 1990 edition. 186 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, profiles and photos of ships). Pictorial soft cover. (starboard side of "Crystal Harmony"). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

NYK / Nippon Yusen Kaisha, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Crystal Cruises & Crystal Harmony. History of NYK "Nibiki", by Michio Yamada. Cruise Vessels: Angelina Lauro, ... Club Med I, Westerdam. Ferries: Asagiri Maru ... Venus. Ro / Ro: Bore Sea ... Yufutsu Maru.

56086
BROWN, Diana & Colin
THE WHALER AND THE PRIVATEER, The Story of Two Ships
$40.00 AUD

Letter of Marque Press. Nantucket. 1993. 1st Ed. XXII, 275 PP with 1 folded plate "Transition Chart for Hero and Swallow", and36 b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) at top of title page, signed by the authors. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.4. 096382080X

The French whaler Hero (Héros du Havre) and the English privateer Swallow, from the journal of Wm. Morris, first mate of the former and Wm. Mann, a carpenter of the latter. The Swallow seized the Hero off Santa Catarina Island (Brazil) in December, 1803.

31125
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
TASMANIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 1 1797-1899
$75.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed., No. 51 in the Roebuck series. Foreword by The Hon. John White. XVI, 342 PP with 7 maps and 87 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25.8 x 17.2. 0958656150

37032
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
TASMANIAN SHIPWRECKS - Volume 2 1900-1999
$100.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2000. 1st Ed., No. 54 in the Roebuck series. XIV, 402 PP with 7 maps and 207 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25.8 x 18.2. 0958656169

21241
BURROWS, Frederika Alexander
THE YANKEE SCRIMSHANDERS
$20.00 AUD

William S. Sullwold Publishing. Taunton, Mass. 1973. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

An introduction to scrimshaw: history & craftmanship. Brief description of whales, whaling & whalers.

74085
BUXTON, Richard
IF MATTHEW FLINDERS HAD WINGS: Circumnavigating Australia by Air and Sea
$45.00 AUD

Hardie Grant Books. Melbourne. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Bertrand. XII, 276 PP with facsimile of 37 hand written comments made by Matthew Flinders in his "A Voyage to Terra Australis". and colour illustrations (9 maps with location maps and photos). Eps: Map of Terra Australis. Hard covers, dj. Dust jacket with a few repaired chips and now in a protective sleeve, o/wise a fine copy. 30.5 x 28.3. 9781740666442

74368
CALDER, James (editor)
THE CIRCUMNAVIGATIONS OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND IN 1815 BY JAMES KELLY AND IN 1824 BY JAMES HOBBS
$100.00 AUD

Sullivan's Cove. Adelaide. 1984. Reprint of the 1881 original in an edition limited to 200 numbered copies (No.77/200). 50, (2) PP. Decorated soft cover, with label vignette on front. Fine. Scarce. 24 x 15.6.

15865
CARPENTER, R.
CONTAINER SHIPS
$30.00 AUD

Model & Allied Publications. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 127 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, plans, house flags, company logo...). Hard cover (blue vinyl), gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and now in a protective sleeve. 2 pages of "Daily Commercial News" 16th December 1998 "Container Pioneer Bows Out" (Encounter Bay), loosely inserted. Name of previous owner on inside front cover and at top of FFEP. Faint foxing, otherwise contents near fine. 25.5 x 19.

When the container ship's traffic of the world was building up. Historical background, the container, the routes and the ports.

74219
CASTRISSION, James
CROSSING THE DITCH - Two Mates, a Kayak and the Conquest of the Tasman
$20.00 AUD

HarperSports / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dick Smith, AO. XX, 311 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map on double page and 5 on use of the kayak), plus 16 pages with 57 colour phoyos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 9780732288594

62 days crossing from Forster (New South Wales) to New Plymouth (North Island of New Zealand).

74185
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
SAILING SHIPS AND THEIR STORY
$50.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1909. 1st edition. XXI, 362 PP with 125 b/w drawings or plates (some in text and others on extra pages) plus 9 plans on 3 folded pages at rear of book. Fp (in colour): A 17th century English warship (in colour). Decorated cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Wear around edges (shelf wear) and a few light patches on rear cover. Top edge gilt. Hardly any foxing. Front hinge a little shaken, otherwise a very nice bright copy of the first edition. 25 x 18.

20560
CHESTERTON, D. Ridley
COASTAL CARGO SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 5th Ed., in the ABC series. 64 PP with b/w photos. Title page: S.S. City of Brussels. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.2.

74215
CHICHESTER, Sir Francis
GIPSY MOTH CIRCLES THE WORLD
$20.00 AUD

Coward-McCann, Inc. New York. 1968. 1st American edition. XVI, 269 PP with 7 maps and 5 line drawings, plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 39 b/w photos. FEP: Seas in the Southern Ocean. REP: Sketch map (in colour) of the circumnavigation. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.

Voyage from England and back with calls at Sydney, round Cape of Good Hope & Cape Horn when he was 65 years of age.

74394
CLARK RUSSELL, W.
SAILORS' LANGUAGE - A Collection of Sea-terms and their Definitions
$200.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington. London. 1883. 1st Ed. XVI, 165, 31 (Select List of Books) PP with b/w illustrations (frontispiece and 13 tailpieces), plus 20 pages with 20 illustrations. Fp (with tissue guard): Captain Cook's Ship. Cloth covers, title on front board and spine. Name stamp of previous owner on verso of frontispiece and name crossed out below it. Neat name stamp of previous owner at top of title-page and on the rear endpaper along with the name and address stamp. Covers have light wear (rubbed around edges and a little soiled). Otherwise contents are fine. A scarce item. 18.8 x 13.

34196
CLARKE, Donald (editor)
SHIPS & DOCKS
$10.00 AUD

Marshall Cavendish. London. 1978. Reprint. 120 PP with 25 b/w and 90 colour illust. Title spread: Tanker Tactic. Eps: Raft Ra. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29 x 22. 085685431X

Sailing, boatbuilding, ships. Propulsion and navigation... (material previously published in the publication How It Works).

74347
CLARKSON, John, FENTON, Roy, & MUNRO, Archie
CLAN LINE - Illustrated Fleet History
$50.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston, UK. 2007. 1st Ed. 344 PP with b/w illustrations and colour illustrations. Half title page: 3 House Flags. Title page: Clan Campbell sails from the Tyne. Fp: Clan Macilwraith, 1978. FEP: Clan Macdougall at Swansea. REP: Clan Robertson. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9781901703474

A very comprehensive work.

74092
CLIFFORD, Dr. Robert & LOWRIE, Kim (editors)
INCAT - The Magazine, Volume 1 1999
$10.00 AUD

Incat Group of Companies. Hobart. 1999. Vol. 1, 1999: 34 pages with b/w and colour illustrations. Centrefold with colour photo of the Buquebus "Catalonia". Pictorial (Incat Hull 45, HMAS Jervis Bay) soft covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

74337
CLINKER KNOCKER
"AYE, AYE, SIR" - A Saga of the Lower Deck
$150.00 AUD

Rich & Cowan, Ltd. London. c. 1935. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral Sir Thomas J. Spence Lyne. X, 310 PP, plus 15 plates with b/w photos. Fp: A Stokehold in Pre-War Days. Blue cloth cover faded, gilt title on faded spine. Front gutter a little shaky and reinforced. Faint discreet name and address stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, minimal foxing around edges. A very good clean copy of a scarce title. Image shows Frontispiece and title-page. 22 x 14.

25 years at sea: Merchant Navy: Joined the S.S. Tokio, of Wilson Line in 1908... Service in the Royal Navy up to 1920?... Return to the Merchant Navy: on "Port Caroline" to New Zealand. ... Reservist with Royal Canadian Navy.

69661
COEN, A. J. (Tony)
RIVER & COASTAL VESSELS TRADING OUT OF HOBART 1832-2015
$100.00 AUD

Forty South Publishing Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by Hon. Craig Farrell. XII, 372 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Shipping Apples from Huonville. REP: ... A Way of Life. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine (as new condition). 30.2 x 21.5. 9780995408258

74258
COKER, P. C.
BUILDING WARSHIP MODELS
$65.00 AUD

Coker Craft. / The R.L. Bryan Co. Charleston, S.C. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, 313 PP with over 800 figures (14 in colour, 5 plans on double page and b/w illustrations: line drawings, plans, sketches and photos). Title spread (in colour): French Battleship "Richelieu". FEP: Plans of the Russian Light Cruiser "Sverdlov".. REP: Details of USS Missouri and US Battleship Oregon, 1898. Cloth cover, decoration on front board , title on front cover and spine, dj Dust jacket with a few small chips/rubs, sellotape marks on flaps of dust jacket and endpapers, o/wise contents near fine. 31 x 23.5. 091443201X

74240
COLLINS, Wendy (Compiler)
TASMANIA TO TARAKAN - Letters of World War II of S.J. Hopwood 1943 - 1945
$60.00 AUD

Don & Wendy Collins. Devonport. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by K. A. Smythe. 148 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map and 3 portraits and 23 sketches by Stephen John Hopwood, Leading Air Craftman. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.8 x 17.5. 0646340115

Enlisted in September 1943. Based in Townsville June 1944 to March 1945... Time as an Instrument Maker with the Royal Australian Air Force.

73980
COOKE, Francis B.
CRUISING HINTS
$25.00 AUD

Edward Arnold & Co. London. 1928. 4th edition revised. XII, 274, (2 publications) PP with 54 figures, plus 4 large folded plans at back of book. Hard covers, device and title on front cover, gilt title and device on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Minor insect damage in the gutter of endpapers. Near fine internally. 22.5 x 14.5.

The Selection of a Yacht, Head-Quarters, Equipment, Maintenance, Seamanship..

74402
COSTA, Giancarlo
FIGUREHEADS, Carving on ships from ancient times to twentieth century
$60.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing. London. 1981. 1st English edition, translated from the Italian by Brian H. Dolley. 175 PP with b/w & colour (mainly) photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 27.5 x 21.3. 0333318099

From prehistory and ancient Egyptian to twentieth century: allegory and mythology to royalty and warriors.

74147
COX, William
A MISCELLANY OF TASMANIANA - Selected Vice-Regal Speeches
$35.00 AUD

W.J.E. Cox. Hobart. 2008. 1st Ed. XII, 199 PP with 7 b/w and 13 colour photos. Fp (in colour): The author with Argus, February 2005. Hard cover, dust jacket. A fine copy. 22 x 15.5. 9780646506036

W. J. E. Cox: 26th Governor of Tasmania: 2004 to April 2008, gave over 500 speeches. A selection of 70 excerpts devoted to Tasmanian History, Culture or Lifestyle.

74229
CUTHILL, William J.
THE RIVER OF LITTLE FISH - A History of Traralgon
$20.00 AUD

The Traralgon & District Historical Society. Traralgon, Vic. 1970. 1st Ed. 106 PP, plus 32 pages with b/w illustrations (4 maps and 35prints or photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

History written for girls and boys of the City.

64485
DALKIN, R. Nixon
COLONIAL ERA CEMETERY OF NORFOLK ISLAND
$15.00 AUD

Robert Brown & Assoc.. Brisbane. 1991. Paperback reprint of the 1974 original. 91 PP with a folded plan of the cemetery, with 5 b/w photos and 33 photos of gravestones. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 27. 1862730601

74323
DARWIN, Charles
THE JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE IN H.M.S. BEAGLE
$700.00 AUD

Genesis Publications Limited. London. 1979. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No. 409/500), signed by George Penber Darwin (great grandson of Charles Darwin). Foreword by Prince Charles. Introduction by Richard Darwin Keynes. (2 blank), 843, (8 blank) PP with 4 b/w plates, Journal in Facsimile between pages 31 and 834, Crew List between pages 835 and 840. Fp (in colour): painting by Roy Williams. Marbled endpapers. Half bound, green buckram, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt title and 4 gilt decorations, gilt decoration on front board, gilt signature of Darwin on the back cover, all outside edges gilt. Contained in a green cloth slipcase with title on a white vignette. Bookplate of previous owner on verso of the front endpaper. Head of spine worn on 6 cms. Slipcase with minor rubbing on the label, and a 5 cm worn patch close to the bottom. An excellent copy. Format: 28.5 x 20.5 and slipcase: 29.5 x 23.5. 0904351122

56240
DAVID, Andrew, FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe, NOVI, Carlos & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
THE MALASPINA EXPEDITION 1789-1794 - The Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina (Volume II: Panama to the Philippines)
$50.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society & Museo Naval. London & Madrid. 2003. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 11. Volume II: XX, 511 PP with 7 sketch maps and 44 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of José Bustamante Y Guerra. Eps: Tracks of the Malaspina expedition Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180816

Volume II: Panama (15th December 1790) to the Philippines (3rd October 1792).

69892
DAVIES, Lynn & Margaret, & BOYLES, Warren (editors)
MAPPING VAN DIEMEN'S LAND and the Great Beyond
$100.00 AUD

Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2018. 1st hardback edition. Introduction by Michael Giudici, Surveyor General, Tasmania. VI, 138 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, maps and photos). Hard cover, pictorial boards. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. Oblong: 26.5 x 30.5. 9780648141334

Rare and Beautiful Maps from the Royal Society of Tasmania.

49207
DE MAÎTRE, Count Joseph
LETTERS ON THE SPANISH INQUISITION, With Notes by the Rev. John Fletcher, D.D.
$40.00 AUD

Keating, Dolman & Jones. London. 1838. 1st edition with preface and notes by the Reverend John Fletcher, D.D. VIII, 106, (1) PP. Original black cloth covers (marbled) have wear around edges and a little soiling. Slight ageing of paper. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, and a few pencil annotations in some page margins but overall, a very good clean copy. 23 x 14.5.

73959
DENNIS, Andy
A PARK FOR ALL SEASONS - THE STORY OF ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK
$20.00 AUD

Department of Conservation, Nelson / Marlborough. Nelson, NZ. 1990. Reprint of the 1995 original. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.2. 0477061273

Whariwharangi, December 1643, or Why Abel Tasman?. Glimpses from the past / Explorers / Early Settlers..

73963
DENNIS, Andy
THE STORY OF ARTHUR'S PASS NATIONAL PARK
$20.00 AUD

Arthurs Pass National Park. Auckland, NZ. 1986. 4th Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a large colour map of the Park (dated 1985) pasted down inside back cover. Pictorial stiff covers. Discreet stamp of previous owners on top of title-page, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.2. 0477061141

History: pages 58 to 89. .

74083
DICK, H. W. & KENTWELL, S.
FAR EASTERN FLEETS
$40.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia. Geelong. 1973. 1st Ed. 136 PP (printed in typescript) plus 6 plates with 12 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Around 70 ships have been highlighted in text, o/wise very good. 20.8 x 14.8. 0959907904

Fleet lists of the Western shipping firms in Chinese waters, registered in London, Hong Kong or Shanghai. China Navigation Co., Indo-China S.N. Co., John Manners .. C.Y. Tung Group.

59517
DICK, H. W. & KENTWELL, S. A.
SOLD EAST - Traders, Tramps and Tugs of Chinese Waters
$90.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia. Melbourne. 1991. 1st Ed. XIV, 338 PP with b/w illustrations: 90 Flags and Funnels and 178 photos. 1 page "Post-Publication Amendments" loosely inserted. Fp: Off Cockatoo Island. Hard cover, dj. Small rub to top of spine of dj, o/wise a fine copy. 25.6 x 19.2. 0959907947

18154
DOUGAN, David
THE SHIPWRIGHTS, The History of the Shipconstructors' and Shipwrights' Association
$50.00 AUD

Frank Graham. Newcastle upon Tyne. 1975. 1st Ed. X, 341 PP plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket. Light foxing around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.

The Associated Shipwright Society, set against the industrial and political events of the time. Created in 1882 when 4 out of every 5 ships in the world were built by British shipwrights. A scarce book.

45707
DOUGLAS, Gavin
SEAMANSHIP FOR PASSENGERS
$20.00 AUD

John Lehmann. London. 1949. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-176 PP with drawings by P. A. Jobson, plus 8 pages with 3 colour plates (National Ensigns - International Code of Signals - House Flags & funnel markings). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and with repaired tears. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, foxing spots on outside page edges. Offsetting of endpapers, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

74290
DOUGLAS-MORRIS, Kenneth
THE NAVAL LONG SERVICE MEDALS
$40.00 AUD

K. Douglas-Morris / The Naval & Military Press. London. 2005. 1st Ed. XVI, 288, (2) PP, plus 18 plates with 55 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781843421740

Naval Long Service Medals awarded between 1830 and 1990.

74285
DUNSTERVILLE, Major-General L. C.
THE ADVENTURES OF DUNSTERFORCE
$15.00 AUD

The Naval and Military Press. Uckfield, Sussex. 2007. Facsimile reprint of the 1920 original. XII, 324 PP, plus 3 maps (2 on double page) and 17 plates with b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 9781847347299

74173
DYMOND, Ralph
THE HISTORY OF H.M.A.S. VOYAGER I
$55.00 AUD

Southern Holdings. Hobart. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain F. W. Cook. IV, 196 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams & maps, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0949089214

Her diary, from construction in 1917 for the Royal Navy, her transfer to the Royal Australian Navy in 1933, her war service and her end in September 1942 in Timor.

74274
EDWARDS, Peter J.
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE JAPANESE IMPERIAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE
$40.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Aviation. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 2010. 1st Ed. (6), 346 PP with tables and 10 maps, plus 32 pages with 60 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 16. 9781848843073

41672
ELKING, Henry
A VIEW OF THE GREENLAND TRADE AND WHALE-FISHERY
$40.00 AUD

Caedmon of Whitby. Whitby. 1980. Facsimile reprint of the 1722 original. 68 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21.2 x 15. 090535513X

Urging the British government to enter the whale fishery.

73028
ELLIOTT, Barbara Anne
THE SESQUICENTENARY OF THE PIONEER FAMILIES IN VAN DIEMEN'S LAND - NAMELY: John Nathaniel ELLIOTT
$15.00 AUD

B. A. Elliott / Geneva Press. Latrobe. 1973. 1st Ed. 23, (3) PP with a 2 pages familyy tree and b/w illustrations ( 1 photo "Gathering of the Clan", 1 photo of the author, 3 drawings by Miss Val Uhrmacher), plus transparency plate for "The Gathering of the Clan". Stapled card covers, illustrated front. Signature of author on title page. Fine. 21.5 x 14.

74315
EMSLIE, George
THE LAST OF THE WOODEN WALLS OF ENGLAND
$60.00 AUD

F. Lewis Publishers Ltd. Leigh-on-Sea. 1944. 1st Ed. 3-44, (2) PP with 15 illustrations from paintings, etchings and sketches by Sir Frank Brangwyn: 5 colour plates and 3 b/w plates tipped in and 7 b/w illustrations in text). Original cloth covers faded with light wear, gilt title and devices on faded front cover. Paper ageing around edges, binding a little shaky but still a very good copy of a scarce item. 26.2 x 19.5.

John Constable, Montague J. Dawson, Frank H. Mason, Sir Frank Brangwyn...

40784
FASSE, Ir. J.
SOME CONSIDERATIONS BY A SHIPOWNER ON THE SELECTION OF MAIN PROPULSION MACHINERY FOR CARGO SHIPS (in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers - Volume 81, No. 8, August 1969)
$15.00 AUD

Institute of Marine Engineers. London. 1969. Contains article P. 273 to 281 with 6 figures. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.

74329
FENNER, Frank (editor)
THE AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE - THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Academy of Science. Canberra. 2005. 1st Ed. Sponsor's foreword by BHP Billiton. VIII, 549 PP with graphs, tables and b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Signs of water damage (wrinkles) affecting the lower corner of pages close to the spine, without loss of text. Excellent reading copy. 25 x 17.5. 085847221X

59143
FERGUSON, John [editor]
THE AMATEURS - The Second Century Begins 1972-1997
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Heritage Press / Sydney Amateur Sailing Club Ltd. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by His Excellency The Honourable Gordon Samuels. Introduction by Fred Bevis. VIII, 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Eps: Clubhouse in 1962. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22. 1876059028

The history and the spirit of the Sydney Amateur Sailing Club.

74287
FEVYER, W. H. & WILSON, J. W.
THE 1914 STAR TO THE ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL MARINES
$20.00 AUD

The Naval & Military Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. VI, 254 PP with 1 plate with "Naming on the 1914 Star" and 1 table. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21. 9781897632345

53378
FICE, R. H. C. & SIMKISS, Iris
HARBOURS, PORTS AND DOCKS
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1972. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Macmillan Discovery Project: The Sea series. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Covers with rubbed patch on back and on corners. Very good. Oblong: 19 x 25. 0333123794

70634
FIRTH, Jeremy
'ROUND THE WORLD WITH ROSINANTE: February 1998 - March 2001
$30.00 AUD

Author. Hobart. 2015. 2nd edition of March 2015 (original January 2015). VI, 221 PP with colour illustrations (hundreds of photos and 75 maps). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.4 x 17. 9780646932842

73765
FISHER, Bob
THE FASTNET DISASTER and after
$15.00 AUD

Pelham Books. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 191 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (2 maps of the race, 5 weather maps, 3 figures and 3 graphs), plus 16 pages with 14 b/w phoyos. Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 072071253X

74426
FLINDERS, Matthew
A VOYAGE TO TERRA AUSTRALIS : A voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803, in His Majesty's Ship the Investigator (in Two Volumes and an Atlas)
$1000.00 AUD

South Australian Government Printer. Adelaide. 1989. Facsimile reprint of the 1814 original. Limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies (No. 263 / 500), with a foreword by John Tregenza. Volume I: (6), VI, XX, CCIV, 269 PP, plus 1 colour plate (portrait of Captain Matthew Flinders by Toussaint Antoine De Chazal), and 4 b/w plates. Eps: Chart of Spencer's Gulf, Investigator's Strait and Gulf of St. Vincent. Volume II: (II), 613 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Eps: Chart of Spencer's Gulf, Investigator's Strait and Gulf of St. Vincent. Atlas: No pagination 80 PP with 18 b/w plates (9 charts on double page, 7 on full page and 2 coastal views on double page) and 10 b/w plates of selected plants from different parts of Terra Australis. Eps: pencil drawing by R.T. Sexton, showing HMS Investigator. Half bound, gilt title on front cover and spine. Gilt lettering has been rubbed on the spines at top of the two volumes. Minimal foxing on the cover of the Atlas. A near fine set contained in a custom built red velvet lined box with a clear perspex cover. More images available upon request. Large format: Volumes: 37.5 x 28.5cm., Atlas: 70.5 x 53cm., Boxed set: 58 x 76 x 10. A very heavy item so please ask for best available postage rate. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Can be sold without the box if requested. 0724365400

... Very nice collector's item.

56101
FRANK, Stuart M.
FAKESHAW: A Checklist of Plastic Scrimshaw
$60.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass. 1988. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph series. (2), 21 PP with 3 line drawings. Title page: Scrimshaw of The Ship Niger. Pictorial soft covers with a little soiling, (the ships Niger & Sea Fox, the Arctic Ocean). Dedicatory note on title page to Honore Forster, Australian Historian & Whaling Expert, signed by the author. Contents fine . 27.7 x 21.4. 0937854255

49080
FRASER, Edward
THE LONDONS OF THE BRITISH FLEET. How they faced the Enemy on the day of Battle and what their story means for us to-day
$30.00 AUD

John Lane The Bodley Head. London. c. 1910. 1st Ed. XVI, 456, (8 publications) PP, plus 20 plates with 8 colour and 18 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Loyall London's flags. Green cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19.2 x 13.5.

65747
FRASER, Edward & GIBBONS, John
SOLDIER AND SAILOR WORDS AND PHRASES
$50.00 AUD

George Routledge. London. 1925. 1st Ed. VIII, 372 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: Scene near Loos. Cloth cover, gilt title on a simile leather spine. Newspaper clipping pasted down at top of half title page. Foxing. Very good. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.

... including slang of the trenches and the Air Force, British and American war-words ... The Battle-Honours of the Great War awarded to the British Army.

66747
FROST, Alan
THE PRECARIOUS LIFE OF JAMES MARIO MATRA, Voyager with Cook, American Loyalist, Servant of Empire
$50.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. No.6 in the Miegunyah Press series. XIV, 264, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates (6 of them maps & charts). Cloth cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. A fine/as new copy. 24.3 x 16. 052284667X

First voyage with Captain Cook and first account of this voyage with a concise vocabulary of the language of Otahitee. His proposals to establish a settlement in NSW. His diplomatic posting at Tangier...

63746
GALIPAUD, Jean-Christophe & JAUNEAU, Valerie
AU-DELA D'UN NAUFRAGE . Les Survivants de l'expédition Lapérouse
$55.00 AUD

IRD Editions / Actes Sud / Editions Errance. Nouméa. 2012. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782877724883

Archaeology and Lapérouse expedition: underwater on the wrecks of Boussole and Astrolabe, and ashore for the survivors and their camps ...

75634
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP (set of 12 Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996. Edition limited to 2000 hand numbered copies (This set No. 1065). Set of 12 volumes for a total of 2378 pages, with hundreds of illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 30.2 x 25.2.

The Earliest Ships, by Arne Emil Christensen. The Age of the Galley, by Professor John Morrison. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons, by Professor Richard W. Unger. The Line of Battle, by Brian Lavery. The Heyday of Sail, by Dr Philip Bosscher. The Advent of Steam, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Steam Steel & Shellfire, by Dr Andrew Lambert. Sail's Last Century, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Eclipse of the Big Gun, by David K Brown. The Golden Age of Shipping, by Ambrose Greenway. Navies in the Nuclear Age, by Dr Norman Friedman. The Shipping Revolution, by Alastair Couper.

70295
GARRETT, Wilbur et al.
ONE HUNDRED YEARS of Increasing and Diffusing Geographic Knowledge (in National Geographic, Vol. 173, No.1 January 1988)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1988. Special issue with introduction by Gardiner Greene Hubbard, President. 154 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

6 articles: Those electrifying 1880s, by William H. Goetzmann. A Century of distinguished leadership, by Melvin M. Payne. Discovering America. Poland: the hope never dies. Galapagos wildlife ...

73677
GIBBS, Tony
ADVANCED SAILING - The Design, Rigging, Handling, Trailering, Equipping and Maintenance of Modern Sailboats
$10.00 AUD

St Martin's Press. New York. 1975. 1st Ed. (6), 151 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings, sktches and photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Spine lightly sunned and repaired at bottom edge, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16.8.. 9780312006310

48543
GIBSON, Gregory
DEMON OF THE WATERS. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe
$15.00 AUD

Hodder Headline. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. (10), 308 PP with 37 head pieces (silhouettes by Erik Ronnberg) and 3 drawings on double page by Gary Tonkin, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Fp: Mutiny. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 0733615252

74144
GODWIN
GODWIN'S EMIGRANTS GUIDE TO VAN DIEMEN'S LAND,..
$100.00 AUD

Tasmanian Government Printing Office. Hobart. 1990. Limited facsimile edition of 1823 original (No.203/500). 90 PP plus 8 PP and 2 folded plates (South West View of Hobart Town and Chart of Van Diemen's Land). Half bound leather and suede boards, gilt title on front cover and spine, ribbon page-marker. A fine copy. Scarce. 23.5 x 14. 0724625046

.."More Properly called Tasmania, containing a Description of its climate, soil, and productions; A form of Application for Free Grants of Land; with a Scale enabling persons in inland towns, to estimate the expense of a passage for any given number of men, women, or children, A List of the most necessary Articles to take out, and other information Useful to Emigrants".

74309
GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George
SPOTLIGHT ON SAILING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn / Sun Books. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 60 colour illustrations by Bill Robertshaw and Angus McBride. Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Near fine. 23.2 x 16. 0600380440

From ancient world to clippers and windjammers, of the 19th century.

74236
GOODRICK, Joan
LIFE IN OLD VAN DIEMENS LAND
$15.00 AUD

Rigby Ltd. Alelaide. 1977. 1st Ed. (8), 220 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Stamp of previous owner at top of half title page, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 14.2. 0727005405

53205
GORE, Philip (editor)
THE CHALLENGE 1983
$1500.00 AUD

Lyon Productions. Sydney. 1984. A Limited Edition of 1000 numbered copies (No. 136 / 1000), designed by Craig Osment. XII, 310 PP with 2 figures (America's Cup course & The 12-Metre Rule), 6 drawings (in colour) by Donna Cross, 12 colour plates with tissue guard paper tipped in and 203 colour photographs by Paul A. Darling, J. H. Peterson et al. Signed letter by Commodore Robert G. Stone of the New York Yacht Club tipped in on page V. Leather bound, raised bands, gilt title on front cover and spine. Contained in a protective box of campher wood with a gilt plate on top. Signed by the publisher Robert A. Gunn. A near fine copy. Scarce. 36.6 x 26.8. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 0959199608

Text by nine of the world's most authoritative 12-Metre writers, giving the viewpoints of the 6 competing nations.

74122
GORTER, Sandra
SEMPER "FIDELIS" - 50 Years of the Ocean Greyhound
$35.00 AUD

E-Bisprint Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2014. 1st Ed. 172 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine/as new condition. 23 x 17. 9780987526519

Built 1963/64 in Lidgard boat-yard, at Bayswater, NZ.

35101
GOSS, Pete
CLOSE TO THE WIND
$10.00 AUD

Hodder Headline. London. 1998. 1st paperback edition. (6), 282 PP with 1 map and 2 facsimile of faxes, plus 16 pages with 1 b/w and 42 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.2. 074727519X

Autobiography, early years yachting and racing. Round-the-world yacht race Vendée Globe of 1996-97 on the Aqua Quorum and rescue in the Southern Ocean of fellow competitor Raphael Dinelli.

74343
GREENHILL, Basil
THE MERCHANT SCHOONERS - Volume Two
$50.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 180 PP with 2 tail pieces, 9 figures in text, plus 3 folded plans & 40 pages with 63 bw photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and rubs and is in a protective sleeve. Near fine. Scarce. 23.5 x 16.

A survey of the history of the small fore and aft rigged merchant sailing ships of England and Wales in the years 1870-1940 with something of their previous history and subsequent fate.

74226
H.M.S.O.
ADMIRALTY MANUAL OF SEAMANSHIP - Volume II: Intermediate Level Seamanship - BR.67 (2)
$50.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Defence (Navy). London. 1981. New revised edition XII, 746 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations., plus 14 pages for "Lights and Day Marks of Vessels". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips, o/wise fine. 25 x 16. 0117723452

Volume II: Intermediate level Seamanship.

52727
HACKFORTH-JONES, Gilbert
THE BOY'S BOOK OF SAILING
$20.00 AUD

Burke Publishing. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Red hard cover, title on spine. Covers with light wear, paper browning a little around edges, o/wise a near fine copy printed on superior gloss paper. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 25.2 x 19.

Dictionary of sailing terms, the how and why of sail design and hull design, seamanship, practical navigation, inland waters, cruising in coastal waters, cruising out of sight of land, racing ..

42427
HALL, Captain Basil
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CAPTAIN BASIL HALL R.N.
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1895. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-387 PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: Burial of Sir John Moore. Title page: Fast Castle, (Wolf's Crag). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Rebacked copy, retaining most of original cloth cover, repaired fold of endpapers. Old watermarks on 3 or 4 leaves, slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 20.7 x 15.

First 10 years of his time at sea. Entered the Royal Navy in 1802. Halifax Station to 1808. Off the coast of Spain to 1811. Sailed in 1812 for the Far East.

47064
HAMILTON, Mary & WHITING, D'arcy (editors)
COASTAL CRUISING HANDBOOK - A guide to the north-east coast of New Zealand and anchorages from Three Kings Islands to Cape Kidnappers
$60.00 AUD

Royal Akarana Yacht Club. Auckland. 2002. 9th edition of the 1972 original. 281 PP with 5 coastal views, 185 figures (sketch plans of anchorages, bays, islands, and ports), plus 4 colour plates (2 photos and 2 maps). Hard cover, gilt burgee on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Few lines with underlining or highlighting. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and title page, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 15.6. 0473081733

74308
HAMMOND, Susan S.
LANDFALLS REMEMBERED
$25.00 AUD

A. S. Barnes and Company, Inc. New York. 1963. 1st Ed. XVIII, 285 PP, plus 32 pages with 54 b/w photos. FP (in colour): "Rara Avis" in Aegean Waters, 1960. Eps: map Greece and Anatolian coast of Turkey. Cloth covers, gilt device on front board and gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped) and rubbed with a few small chips. Note on half title page and faint stamp of previous owner on outside edges and inside front cover. Contents near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.5.

Six summer cruises in the Mediterranean Seas, and a Transatlantic voyage on "Capitana" during the 1939 Harvard Columbus Expedition.

16573
HAQ, Bilal U. & MILLIMAN, John D. (editors)
MARINE GEOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY OF ARABIAN SEA AND COASTAL PAKISTAN
$20.00 AUD

V.N.R. / Scientific and Academic Editions. New York. 1984. 1st Ed. VIII, 382 PP with 20 tables, 174 b/w figures & 1 plate with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27 x 19.5. 0442232160

73778
HARLE, Philippe
THE GLENANS SAILING MANUAL
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1972. 4th impression of the 1963 UK edition. Translated from the 1961 French original Cours de Navigation des Glenans by Lieutenant-Colonel A. J. L. Hughes. 446 PP with many graphs, sketches, maps & photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. Very good. 23.5 x 15. 0229642306

Useful guide which advises not to become too involved at first with theories and instruction. He advocates to first learn to swim, get a boat and take her out on the water.

12451
HARPER, Rear-Admiral J.E.T.
THE TRUTH ABOUT JUTLAND
$25.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1927. 1st Ed. 200 PP with 9 b/w diagrams. Original blue cloth cover with light wear, faded title on spine. Light offsetting of endpapers. Foxing on outside edges. Contents very good. Image shows title-page. 19.2 x 13.

74292
HASKEW, Michael E.
ARTILLERY, Compared and Contrasted
$20.00 AUD

Hinkler Books Pty. Ltd. Melbourne. 2008. 1st Australian edition of the UK original. 224 PP with over 200 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: British L118 Light Gun. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.7. 9781741819908

51978
HATCHER, Victor
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1969. 1st Australian edition. No pagination, 32 PP with colour illustrations by the author. FEP: Map of the South Pacific with 9 traditional ships. REP: 11 sailing ships. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 29.5.

For young people.

53735
HAWKINS, Clifford W.
PRAUS OF INDONESIA
$90.00 AUD

Nautical Books. London. 1982. 1st Ed. Introduction by Basil Greenhill. 134 PP with b/w illust. (plans, sketches & photos) and 15 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 30.5 x 26. 0333318102

Sailing craft plying the waters of the Indonesian Archipelago. Different types of prau: leti-leti, golekan, bugis, pinisi...The coasts, the ports, the type of trading.

44160
HEINRICH, Thomas R.
SHIPS FOR THE SEVEN SEAS - Philadelphia Shipbuilding in the Age of Industrial Capitalism
$20.00 AUD

The Johns Hopkins University Press. Baltimore. 1997. 1st Ed., Volume 12 in the Studies in Industry and Society series. X, (2), 290, (2) PP with b/w figures (1 organigram, paintings, plans and photos). Eps: Map of Delaware River with Philadelphia Steel Shipyards 1900-1918. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0801853877

21352
HELLMAN, Nina & BROUWER, Norman
A MARINER'S FANCY - The Whaleman's Art of Scrimshaw
$40.00 AUD

South Street Seaport Museum. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 126 figures (36 in colour). Fp: Pie crimpers or "jaggers". Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 20.2. 0295972122

The art of scrimshaw and the role of New York in the history of American whaling. (Photos & descriptions of pieces from the South Street Seaport Museum of New York).

74223
HENDERSON, Graeme, DE HOOP, Robert & VIDUKA, Andrew
MISADVENTURES IN PARADISE - Australia's Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Christmas Island during the Dutch Era
$65.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Publishing. Perth. 2020. 1st Ed. Introduction in "The Oceans Institute Monograph" series, by Peter Veth. XII, 242 PP with over 74 b/w or colour figures. Stiff covers, pictorial front. New. 23.3 x 15.5. 9781760802301

31552
HENDERSON, James
SENT FORTH A DOVE - Discovery of the Duyfken
$35.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 1999. 1st Ed. XIV, 218 PP with 8 sketch-maps, b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 1876268247

The story of the Dutch discovery of Australia in 1606 on the Duyfken (dove), and of the Duyfken 1606 Replica Project.

31630
HISCOCK, Eric C.
BEYOND THE WEST HORIZON
$35.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1963. 1st edition. XII, 204 PP with 3 plans and 9 charts, plus 32 pages with 45 colour photos. Fp: In the Red Sea (in colour). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a few rubs/chips and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing around edges, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Second circumnavigation of the globe.

31646
HISCOCK, Eric C.
CRUISING UNDER SAIL
$15.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1974. 6th reprint of the second edition of 1965 (original of 1950). XXI, 468 PP with 80 diagrams, plus 64 plates with 249 b/w photos and a folded plan at rear. Fp: A meet of the Royal Cruising Club (in colour). Cloth cover, device (yacht under sail) engraved on front cover, price-clipped dust jacket with some chips and now in a protective sleeve. Previous owner's signature on inside front cover, o/wise a near fine copy. 23 x 15. 019217522X

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

73606
HISCOCK, Eric C.
ATLANTIC CRUISE IN WANDERER III
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1987. 1st paperback edition of the 1968 original. XII, 159 PP with 7 maps, plus 48 pages with 79 b/colour photos. Fp: Wanderer III in the Kittredge lagoon at Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5.

9780229117475

73751
HISCOCK, Eric C.
AROUND THE WORLD IN "WANDERER III"
$25.00 AUD

O.U.P. London. 1956. 1st Ed. XII, 276 PP with 3 pages of diagrams and 9 charts, plus 36 pages with 1 colour and 61 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Half Way Round, Fiji. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a few small chips or rubs and is in a protective sleeve, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 14.

20240
HOBBS, Edward W.
SAILING SHIPS AT A GLANCE, A pictorial record of the evolution of the sailing ship from the earliest times until to-day
$20.00 AUD

The Architectural Press. London. 1925. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the "At a Glance" series. XVIII, 114 PP with 150 b/w illustrations. Cloth covers a little soiled, o/wise contents near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.

18974
HOLDEN, R. & LONEY, J.
EARLY SHIPPING IN THE PORT OF GEELONG
$15.00 AUD

J.K. Loney. Geelong. 1969. 2nd edition limited to 500 numbered copies. 76 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 26 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name at top of front cover and title-page. Signed by both authors on "Contents" page. Contents near fine. 20.6 x 14.2.

74115
HOOD, Mike (editor)
TRAFALGAR 200 - ROYAL NAVY
$25.00 AUD

E.P. Homan Associates / Minstry of Defrense. West Moseley, UK. 2005. 1st Ed. Message from H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Forewords by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Alan West and Director General "Trafalgar 200", Rear Admiral James Rapp. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers a little rubbed, o/wise fine. 29.5 x 21.

Trafalgar 200: Past Glories, Future Horizons.

73755
HOPKINS, F. N. (editor)
NORIE'S NAUTICAL TABLES, with explanations of their use by J.W. Norie
$20.00 AUD

Imray, Laurie, Norie, & Wilson Ltd. London. 1956. New revised edition. 64, 644 PP with 12 figures and 48 tables. Fp: Mariner's Compass. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, thumb index. Light ageing of paper on outside edges. Stamp of previous owner at lower part of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24.7 x 17.

74283
HORNER, David
STRATEGIC COMMAND: General Sir John Wilton and Australia's Asian Wars
$55.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 2005. 1st edition in The Australian Army History series. XX, 452 PP with 10 maps, plus 32 pges with 58 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 16. 978195552829

League of Nations and the Burma - China frontier, 1935-36. / Syria / Papua New Guinea ... Korean War / South Vietmam.

34769
HOUGH, Richard
THE LONGEST BATTLE - The War at Sea 1939-45
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 371 PP with 6 maps, plus 24 pages with 56 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj., Foxing on outside edges and a small mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 029778983X

72074
HOUGH, Richard
CAPTAIN BLIGH & MR. CHRISTIAN, The Men and the Mutiny
$15.00 AUD

E.P. Dutton. New York. 1973. 1st US edition. XII, 13-320 PP with 12 head-pieces and 13 b/w illustrations (plans, maps, sketches....), plus 16 pages with 19 b/w plates. Eps: Chart of the track of His Majesty's Armoured Ship Bounty in the South Seas 1788 to 1790. Original cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and with a few chips). Near fine. 23.8 x 16. 0525073108

74244
HURD, Sir Archibald (editor)
BRITAIN'S MERCHANT NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Press. London. c. 1943. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations: over 40 explanatory drawings by L. Ashwell Wood & over 100 photos/paintings. Eps: Convoy. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. War economy paper. Name of previous owner on endpapers. Very good.. 22.8 x 15.5.

Men & ships of the Merchant Navy, at peace or at war. Chapters by Adm. R.G. Evans, A.C. Hardy, Cmr. A.B. Campbell... covering many aspects including shipbuilding, navigation, life on board a tramp, the first two years of WWII..

64310
INGLETON, Geoffrey Chapman
TRUE PATRIOTS ALL, Or News from Early Australia, as told in a Collection of Broadsides
$25.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1952. 1st Ed. VIII, 280 PP garnered and decorated by author. Vignettes and decoration on title page. Fp (in colour) : A poster for the Aborigines of Van Diemen's Land, tipped in. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, decorated front and back covers, dj. Signature and short note on front endpapers. Light foxing on endpapers, outside edges and dust jacket which has a few repaired tears. Very good. 28 x 22.2.

Convict transports, shipwrecks, escapes, mutiny, marooned seamen...

73835
JAMES, Naomi
COURAGE AT SEA - Tales of Heroic Voyages
$10.00 AUD

Stanley Paul / Century Hutchinson Ltd. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 chart, 15 maps and b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 10 colour illustrations (chart, paintings & photos). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24.6 x 19. 0091712505

15 voyages: Magellan & Anson... Mutiny on the Bounty... Shackleton's perilous rescue mission... David Lewis. Donald Crowhurst. Ann Davison. Bernard Moitessier...

73867
JAMES, Naomi
ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. New York. 1979. 1st US edition. Foreword by Chay Blyth. 192 PP with 1 map " rounding Cape Horn" and plans of "Crusader". Eps: Track of round world voyage. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Very good. 23.5 x 16. 0698109864

64687
JANE, Fred T. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1914
$60.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1968. Reprint of the 3rd edition of 1914 (17th year of issue). (4), CX (period advertisements), (1 Addenda), 505, (2 advertisements) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: Japanese battleship "Fuso". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Sellotape marks on flaps of dust jacket and on endpapers, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715343777

57785
JARMAN, Robert
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE "JAPAN", employed in the Sperm Whale Fishery, under the Command of John May
$300.00 AUD

Edition Renard. Melbourne. 2009. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 70 numbered copies 31 to 100 (number 36). Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Chronology, and Index by Robert M. Warneke. X, (2 blank), VI, 318 PP. Fp: Portrait of Robert Jarman in 1877. Top edge dyed. Marker ribbon. Quarter bound, grey goatskin with moire cloth sides, title on spine. Fine. 23 x 16.5.

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

73496
JOHNSTON, Ian
THE SHANK - A Rutter for Anchorage in Tasmania's Southwest
$125.00 AUD

Ian Johnston & Everything Everything Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2018. 1st edition. Foreword by Paul Cullen, Australian Wooden Boat Festival. 190 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, 3 sketches, 19 sketch maps (one with an inset), and colour photos. Pictorial boards, title on front board and spine. New. 28.5 x 24.5. 9780992588229

16917
JONES, Colin
WINGS AND THE NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 2 maps and 1 cartoon strip, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (a Sea Fury taking off from Sydney, 1949). Fine. 22.5 x 15. 9780864178367

When the Royal Australian Navy took to the sky, and commissioned the aircraft carrier H.M.A.S. Sydney. Test of battle during the Korean War.

74218
JORDAN, Roger W.
THE WORLD'S MERCHANT FLEETS 1939. The Particulars and Wartime Fates of 6,000 Ships
$75.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 2006. New edition of the 1999 original. XVI, 624 PP with 300 b/w photos. Title spread: Umtali, built for the Natal Line service. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket sightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 27.5 x 20. 9781861762931

31596
KARMON, Yehuda
PORTS AROUND THE WORLD
$35.00 AUD

Crown Publishers, Inc. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. 311 PP with b/w and colour illust. (engravings, plans and photos). Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0517533782

An illustrated comprehensive history of the world's greatest ports. Their growth and importance in our economic and cultural life.

20731
KAUL, Cynthia, BOBROW, Jill & JINKINS, Dana
HARBORS OF ENCHANTMENT, A Yachtsman's Anthology
$15.00 AUD

Concepts Publishing. Waitsfield, Vt., USA. 1989. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 19 colour maps, paintings by Peter Carr & numerous colour photos. Illustrated title page and half title page. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 31 x 23.3. 0393027619

Fabulous photographs, imaginative text... on the world's most favoured destinations of cruising yachtsmen.

73471
KETTRIDGE, J. O.
French-English & English-French DICTIONARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS AND PHRASES (in 2 Volumes)
$25.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. London. 1969. 1st Ed. Vol. I (French-English): XVI, 536, XXIV (supplement) PP. Vol. II (English-French): IV, 545 - 1146 PP. Hard covers with dust jackets. Clear plastic protection pasted down on dust jackets and endpapers. Occasional foxing (heavier on Volume I). Very good. 24.2 x 16.5.

74090
KILROY, Jim
KIALOA US-1: DARE TO WIN - in Business - in Sailing - in Life
$50.00 AUD

Seapoint Books. Kittery, Maine. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Herb McCormick. 447 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, drawings, sketches, sketch plans, plans and photos) and colour illustrations (House Flags, maps, paintings and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 9780983062257

73684
KING, Charles
THE MOLDOVANS - Romania, Russia, and the Politics of Culture
$15.00 AUD

Hoover Institution Press. Stanford, Ca. 2015. 6th printing of the 1999 original, in the "Studies of Nationalities" series, with a foreword by Wayne S. Vucinich. XXXII, 304 PP with 12 tables and 23 b/w illustrations: 3 maps and 20 b/w photos. Illustrated soft covers. Book slightly affected by water: warped and with stains on top outside edge. Very good reading copy. 22.6 x 15.2. 9780817997922

73879
KINSEY, T. L.
FAMILY CRUISING
$10.00 AUD

Stanley Paul. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 188 PP with over 39 sets of figures, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Signature on inside front cover, slight ageing of paper and foxing. An otherwise very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0091236304

74320
KIPLING, Rudyard
A FLEET IN BEING - Notes of Two Trips with the Channel Squadron
$35.00 AUD

Macmillan and Co. Ltd. London. 1899. October 1899 reprint of the 1898 original. (4), 84 PP. Title on front cover with a painting by N. Wilkinson. Front endpaper with bookplate of Tasmanian Collector "W.L. Crowther", dated 20.7.1911), and small neat stamp of last owner on FFEP. A near fine copy. 19.7 x 13.

22627
KIRK, Allan A.
FAIR WINDS AND ROUGH SEAS - The Story of the Holm Shipping Company
$50.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1975. 1st Ed. XV, 260 PP 260 plus 24 Pages with 86 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Neat hand-written dedicatory note on FFEP, and signed by Capt. J.F. Holm who revised and updated the text. A near fine copy. 22.1 x 14.7. 0589009346

Trading in New Zealand's coastal waters, Australia, Pacific Islands & the Antarctic.

47159
KLEINGARDT, Birgitta (editor)
WASA
$10.00 AUD

Statens Sjöhistoriska Museum / Wasavarvet. Stockholm. 1983. Reprint of the 1st English edition of 1969, translated from the Swedish original by Alan Tapsell. 48 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 15.

The saga of the Swedish warship "Wasa": lost and salvaged, life on board, preservation, the decorated man-of-war.

65998
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD Volumes 1 to 6
$70.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1975, 1976, 1977, and 1986. 1st English edition for volumes 1 to 6, translated from the German original by Charles Hodges (1 to 5) and Keith Lewis (6). Total of 1346 pages with hundreds of b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Volume 3 with a repaired tear on front endpaper. Only volumes 1 & 2 are price clipped. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. A near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24.5 x 20.3. 085059: 1740 - 2429 - 2453 - 2534 - 2658 - 7471

43697
KNIGHT, Austin M.
MODERN SEAMANSHIP
$20.00 AUD

D. Van Nostrand Company. Princeton, N.J. 1968. September 1968 reprint of the 14th edition of September 1966 (original of 1901). Edition revised by: Captain John V. Noel Jr. and William J. Miller. X, 610 PP with over 200 illustrations (21 in colour). Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

74355
LAISTER, Peter
MARINER'S MEMORABILIA - A Guide to British Shipping Company China of the 19th & 20th Centuries (Volume 3 and Volume 4)
$80.00 AUD

Peter & Pam Laister. Hartley, Kent. 2020 and 2021. 1st Ed. Vol. 3: PP and Vol. 4: 112 PP with hundreds of colour photos throughout. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781902953984 & 9781902953991

Volume 3. Brief Histories of British Short Sea & Coastal Companies and European & American Liner Companies, and Volume 4. Brief Histories of British Deep Sea Cargo and Passenger Lines and Commonwealth Companies, both volumes illustrated with examples of their 19th and 20th Century China.

17229
LANGMAID, Captain Kenneth
THE SEA, THINE ENEMY - A Survey of Coastal Lights and Life-boat Services
$20.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1966. 1st Ed. XII, 242 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.6 x 14.

From the days of rowing-boats and crude beacons using wood & coal, to the modern wonders of radar and wireless. Contains chapters on Trinity House and lighthouses.

15651
LAPLACE, Capitaine de Frégate
VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD ON THE CORVETTE LA FAVORITE 1830, 1831, 1832
$20.00 AUD

Antiques of the Orient. Singapore. 1991. 1st edition (being the first English translation of text relating to the plates). 72 PP with 72 colour plates. FEP: Chart of the Voyage of the Corvette La Favorite. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9810025394

The circumnavigation voyage of La Place, to re-establish French influence over Indochina and French commercial interest in the Pacific. Call in the Derwent River and at Sydney...

74341
LARGE, Captain Vincent & JACKSON, Desmond
WINDJAMMER 'PRENTICE
$30.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1971 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Alan Villiers. 208 PP with 1 sail plan of a barque plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the two voyages on the "Shakespeare". Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0091086205

Life on the full-rigged barque "Shakespeare" of an indentured apprentice who went to sea at 15 years of age. The author migrated to Tasmania in 1960.

73480
LAWRENCE, Bonnie S., HILL, Carolina E. (editors)
RESTLESS EARTH
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1997. 1st trade edition edition. Foreword by H. J. de Blij & Richard S. Williams, Jr. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, diagrams, maps & photos). Hard cover, device in blind (erupting volcano) on front board, gilt title on spine. Fine (mint condition). 28.3 x 24.2. 0792270266

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

41615
LEE, Norman E.
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT THROUGH THE AGES
$10.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1951. 1st Ed. XI, 154 PP with 11 maps and 60 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, covers sunned on spine and in vicinity, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.7.

74330
LEIGH-BENNETT, E. P.
ALL AT SEA
$25.00 AUD

Moss Bros & Co. Ltd. London. 1938. 3rd reprint of the March 1934 original. (2), 32 PP with 12 illustrations by Charles Grave. Hard covers, illustrated front and back. Spine slightly rubbed. Note on the effect of World War Two pasted down of front endpaper. Very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Promotion of clothes and clothing, by endorsing the Cruising Boom of the 1920 / 30s.

14158
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 3: Sloops of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables & 47 b/w photos. Card covers, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and short tear at lower part of front cover (rubbed), o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 18 x 12.

17353
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 4: Auxiliary Fighting Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables, and 59 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Miscellaneous and auxiliary vessels engaged in trade protection.

61851
LEWIS, David
FROM MAUI TO COOK - The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific
$45.00 AUD

Doubleday Australia. Sydney. 1977. Limited edition to 100 copies (No. 81 /100). X, 213 PP with drawings by Walter Stackpool. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean (FEP: discoveries Magellan to Torres - REP: discoveries Schouten / LeMaire to Cook). Quarter bound, cloth cover, gilt title on leather spine. Hand numbered and signed by the author on preliminary page. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 18. 0868240028

Pacific exploration, from prehistoric times, seen through the eyes of a modern-day seagoing adventurer.

42492
LEWIS, Michael
BRITISH SHIPS AND BRITISH SEAMEN
$10.00 AUD

The British Council / Longmans Green. London. 1942. January 1942 reprint of the revised edition of 1941 (original of 1940). British Life and Thought series, No. 7. 56 PP, (2), plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations (8 paintings & 3 photos). Soft cover (reinforced at spine). Stamp at lower corner of half title page. Foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.

Britain and the sea, British ships and seamen and what they stand for: British Empire, Pax Britannica, freedom and safety of the seas.

73930
LIVINGSTON, Kimball
SAILING THE BAY
$15.00 AUD

Chronicle Books. San Francisco. 1981 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (4 tables, 5 figures and 30 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Stamp of previous owner at top of half title page. Very good. Oblong: 20 x 22. 087701180X

Bay of San Francisco.

52042
LLOYD'S
CENTENARY CELEBRATION OF THE RECONSTITUTION OF LLOYD'S REGISTER OF SHIPPING
$10.00 AUD

Lloyd's Register of Shipping. London. 1934. 1st Ed., October 1934. 48 PP. Edited by Walter RUNCIMAN, George HIGGINS, Sir Stephen DEMETRIADI, Lord ESSENDON, et al... Vignette on title page. Fp: Folded b/w photo of The London Centenary Dinner. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Staples removed. Very good. 24.8 x 17.8.

Toast of Lloyd's Register of Shipping. Toast of Shipping, Shipbuilding and Engineering. Toast of Marine Insurance.

74007
LOCKWOOD, Kim
AIR RAIDS - Epic Assaults of World War II - 70th Anniversary
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2015. 1st Ed., in the WP Military series. No pagination, 86 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 32 x 24. 9781925265054

The Blitz to Pearl Harbor & Hiroshima. Darwin ... Guadalcanal ...

17150
LONEY, Jack (editor)
JACK LONEY'S MARITIME AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. c. 1980. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 7 b/w illust. (4 photos, 2 maps & 1 painting), plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Title page: Barque Polly Woodside undergoing restoration at Melbourne. Pictorial soft cover. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14. 0868951048

Short tales of ships and men on the oceans bordering Australia and its island dependencies.

54512
LOVE, Don
SHIPWRECKS AROUND PORT PHILLIP HEADS
$35.00 AUD

Don Love. Meerlieu, Victoria. 2006. 1st Ed. VIII, 164 PP with 2 maps, 24 sketches in the pictorial glossary, and over 100 b/w illustrations (drawings, plans and photos). Eps: Chart "Entrance to Port Phillip". Hard cover, dj. As new. 25.2 x 18. 0975070123

The fate of 66 vessels lost along the coast from Cape Schanck to Barwon Heads between 1840-1945.

34571
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE COLONIAL CLIPPERS
$30.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1968. Reprint of the 1948 edition. XVI, 384 PP, plus 80 b/w plates & 4 plans. Fp: Emigrant fleet in Hobson's Bay. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine, dj (price clipped and in a protective sleeve). Very good. 24.8 x 18.5.

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

74161
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE BLACKWALL FRIGATES
$80.00 AUD

James Brown & Son. Glasdgow. 1922. 1st Ed. XV, 332 PP, plus 108 pages with 63 b/w illust., 3 plates with flags in colour and 6 b/w plates. Fp: The Commands of Captain Methven. Cloth cover with light wear/soiling, gilt title on front cover and spine. Short tear at top of spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature at top of title-page, o/wise contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.

History of the Blackwall Yard, East India Shipping, Blackwallers. Runs to Australia. 3 colour plates with flags (Old East India Flags, The Jolly Roger and House-flags).

17723
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING THE SOLOMONS -The Yachtsman's Guide to a South Pacific Paradise
$30.00 AUD

Horwitz Grahame. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. 234 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches, photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0725511206

10811
LUND, Paul & LUDLAM, Harry
TRAWLERS GO TO WAR, The Story of Harry Tate's Navy
$50.00 AUD

W. Foulsham & Co. Ltd. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Small discreet stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 057200768X

The converted trawlers, drifters and whalers of the Royal Naval Patrol Service on many fronts and their duties during WWII. Loss of almost 500 craft. Arctic convoys, Tobruk protection, ...

74405
LÜDECKE, Cornelia & SUMMERHAYES, Colin
THE THIRD REICH IN ANTARCTICA - The German Antarctic Expedition 1938-39
$200.00 AUD

Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press. Bluntisham & Eccles. 2012. 1st Ed. VIII, 254, (5 Index) PP with tables and b/w illustrations (documents, graphs, maps, portraits, photos, sketches...), plus 8 pages with 13 colour illustrations (1 poster, 1 German postal cancellation stamp; 3 maps and 8 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25 x 19.5. 9781852971038

Whaling expeditions, followed by the Exploration of Neu-Schwabenland ...

72299
MacGREGOR, David R.
FAST SAILING SHIPS, Their Design and Construction, 1775-1875
$45.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1988. 2nd revised edition of the 1973 original. 319 PP with b/w illustrations. Title spread: The three skysail-yarder "Morning Star". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with short tear, o/wise a fine copy. 28.5 x 22. 9780851774527

74194
MACPHERSON, Ken & BURGESS, John
THE SHIPS OF CANADA'S NAVAL FORCES 1910-1985
$35.00 AUD

Collins Publishers. Toronto. 1985. Updated edition of the 1981 original - ."75th Anniversary Edition". Foreword by Rear Admiral H. F. Pullen. 240 PP with close to 400 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 35.5 x 26.5. 002174693

73845
MAHLER, Richard & WOTKYNS, Steele
BELIZE, A Natural Destination
$10.00 AUD

John Muir Publications. Santa Fe, New Mexico. 1992. 2nd printing, May 1992 of the 1991 original. Foreword by Dr. Victor Gonzales. XIV, 288 (2 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, 6 maps & c. 26 photos), plus 8 pages with 20 colour photos by Kevin Schafer. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 14. 9781562610111

74335
MANNING, G. C. & SCHUMACHER, T. L.
PRINCIPLES OF WARSHIP CONSTRUCTION AND DAMAGE CONTROL
$45.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1939. Corrected reprint of the 1935 edition (original 1924). XV, 396 PP plus 10 b/w full-page photos & 15 folded plans. A total of 144 figures and 3 plates. Fp: U.S.S. Relief, Hospital Ship Leaving the Ways. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Front endpaper with stamp and name of previous owners, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 16.

A treatise on the fundamental principles of Naval architecture, warship design and construction, and the control of hull damage.

52766
MANUCY, Albert
ARTILLERY THROUGH THE AGES
$10.00 AUD

National Park Service. Washington. 1986. Reprint of the 1985 edition (1949 original). IV, 92 PP with 1 painting, tables and 51 figures by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.

38368
MANVELL, Louise & Roger
THE COUNTRY LIFE BOOK OF SAILING BOATS
$15.00 AUD

Country Life Limited. London. 1962. 1st Ed. (32), 72 PP with 4 engravings and 72 b/w photos by Eileen Ramsay. Fp (in colour): Sunmaid III racing off Cowes. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Very light foxing of endpapers. Very good. 28.2 x 22.

Ocean racers and cruising boats (24). Racing Keel boats (8). Fitting out (8). Sailing dinghies (20). Harbours and sailing clubs (12).

62300
MARINE PRESS
SHIPS ON THE AUSTRALIAN NEW ZEALAND & ISLANDS REGISTERS, with a Directory of Shipping 1966
$80.00 AUD

Marine Press Pty. Ltd. Sydney & Melbourne. 1966. 11th Ed. XXXII (preface and 28 adv.), 326, (2) PP with plans, silhouettes, (period illust on adverts), and 144 b/w photos of ships. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. 3 newspaper clippings on (Abel Tasman, Matthew Flinders & Poolta) tipped in on respective pages. A few pertinent annotations. Near fine. Oblong: 13 x 19.5.

From the "Abel Tasman" registered at Melbourne to the "Zephyr II", registrered at Suva.

49085
MARTIN, Paymaster Rear-Admiral W. E. R.
THE ADVENTURES OF A NAVAL PAYMASTER
$40.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1924. 1st Ed. XIV, 306 PP, plus 16 plates with 24 b/w photos. Fp: Paymaster Rear-Admiral W. E. R. Martin. Cloth cover with a few marks, title on front board and lightly sunned spine. Extremities of spine have shelf wear with a little fraying and small tear at bottom, light foxing, mostly on prelims or around edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 21.6 x 15.

57219
MARTYR, Weston, ALLCOT, John, et al.
SHIPS OF THE SEVEN SEAS (in The Sydney Mail )
$30.00 AUD

John Fairfax & Sons. Sydney. 1936. Special Ships' Number, No. 1261, Vol. XLIX, issued 27th May 1936. 72 PP with 3 colour and many b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour painting of the Torrens by John Allcot). Front cover chipped and rubbed, back cover missing. Lacks the colour supplement of the Queen Mary steaming at full speed. Light foxing, staples rusty. Still a very good copy. Large format: 40 x 29.

Publication synchronised with the departure from England of the great White Star-Cunarder Queen Mary on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.

31269
MATSON LINES
S.S. MARIPOSA - MENU
$20.00 AUD

Dinner menu, 3rd November, 1965. Captain M.C. Stone, USNR. En route Rarotonga to Auckland. Colour illustrated cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 23.

Front cover: Koala bears (Watercolour by L. Macouillard).

73965
MATTHEWS, Professor R.E.F., GARDINER, John & FLATMAN, Pauline, ...
THE STORY OF THE HAURAKI GULF MARITIME PARK
$20.00 AUD

Hauraki Maritime Park. Russell, NZ. 1983. 1st reprint of the original. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.2. 0477061079

First footprints: The Enduring Land. Prehistory and Hisory: pages 102 to 119.

74264
MAURICE, Colonel J. F.
MILITARY HISTORY OF THE CAMPAIGN OF 1881 IN EGYPT
$40.00 AUD

Tle London Stamp Exchange Ltd. London. c. 1973. Reprint of the 1887 original. VI, 221 PP with tables and 2 sketches of battles. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few rubs/nicks, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 15. 0948130008

74231
McCALL, Edith
EXPLORERS IN A NEW WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Odhams Press Limited. London. 1961. 1st UK edition of the 1960 US original. 168 PP with 35 b/w illustrations by Robert Borja. Hard covers, illustrated front. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 20.8 x 14.5.

10505
McCUTCHAN, Philip
GREAT YACHTS
$20.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicholson. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 153 PP with 100 b/w illust. & 12 pages of colour illust. Fp: Racing yacht "Britannia". Eps: "Shamrock IV" & "Resolute". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 28.6 x 22. 0297777122

Yachts which made their mark on sailing history: opulence, design innovations & exceptional performance.

74180
McDONALL, K. J.
ELEMENTARY SHIP RECOGNITION - PART I: WARSHIPS (British, United States and Japanese Warships)
$100.00 AUD

Associated General Publications. Sydney. 1944. 2nd Ed. No.1 in the Pacific Air Series (For the Air-minded Youth of Australia). 100 PP (incl. cover) with many sketch plans (guns, funnels, masts), ship profiles and 62 b/w photos of battleships, cruisers, destroyers, carriers and minor craft, Appendix and Index.. Pictorial soft overs (HMAS Shropshire) with a protective hard cover, cloth spine. War economy paper browning, a few faint old damp marks on some pages and a name at top of foreword page, o/wise good. Quite scarce. Oblong: 13 x 21.8.

A rare item presented in Talbot-Booth style.

74003
McGONIGAL, David, & WOODWORTH, Dr Lynn
ANTARCTICA - The Complete Story
$55.00 AUD

Five Mile Press. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed., with foreword by Sir Edmund Hillary. 608 PP with over 80 thematic charts, over 1000 b/w and colour illustrations. Half-Title page: Ice Mask. Title spread: Emperor Penguins, Ross shelf. Pictorial laminated boards, illustrated slip case. Lacks the CD Rom called for, o/wise near fine. 30.6 x 24 (slipcase: 34.5 x 31). 1865035416

Geology - Polar Environment - Polar Regions - Polar Wildlife (species note for more than 100 animals) - Polar Exploration - Life at the Poles.

74019
McKENNA, Mark
MOMENT OF TRUTH - History and Australia's Future (in Quarterly Essay 69)
$15.00 AUD

Quarterly Essay / Black Inc. Melbourne. 2018. Issue QE69. (4), 140 PP. Contains article page 1 to 86. Stiff covers, front cover with illustration and title. Near fine. 23.4 x 16.7. 9781760640507

74346
McNARRY, Donald
SHIPBUILDING IN MINIATURE
$35.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1955. 1st Edition. 158 (2 Index) PP with drawings and photographs by the author (30 figures and 40 b/w plates). Fp: The author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Name and date of previous owner on FFEP. Dust jacket is chipped and repaired and in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. A scarce first edition. 19 x 12.5.

Tools and accessories, materials, research, methods and cases. Constructional and other details of 14 models (Stirling Castle, Queen Elizabeth, Cutty Sark, Caronia, HMS Prince...).

21364
MEAD, Tom
EMPIRE OF STRAW - The Dynamic Rise and Disastrous Fall of Dashing Colonial Tycoon Benjamin Boyd
$20.00 AUD

Dolphin Books. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. VIII, 286 PP (2 adv.) with 1 map & 3 portraits, 3 tail-pieces & 3 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 8 colour plates & 16 pages with 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.5. 9780909089047

With the money of the Royal Bank of Australia, Boyd became a grazier, built a city at Twofold Bay, started a coastal trade and had 9 sailing ships for deap sea fishing. To refloat his empire, he went gold-digging in California and wanted to become a South Pacific Raj.

10038
MERSEY DOCKS AND HARBOURS
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS, An Account of the Activities of the Mersey Docks and Harbour Board 1858-1958
$60.00 AUD

Newman Neame (Northern) Limited for the Mersey Docks & Harbour Board. Liverpool. 1958. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 1 map & 6 head pieces plus 32 pages with 41 b/w photos & 1 folded map of the Port of Liverpool in pocket at rear. Title page: crest of Mersey Docks and Harbour Board. Front endpaper : Map of River Mersey & Docks. Original cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover, gilt title on spine. A near fine copy of a scarce item. 24 x 18.

The Port of Liverpool.

59769
MEYER, Charles R.
WHALING AND THE ART OF SCRIMSHAW
$40.00 AUD

David McKay. New York. 1976. 1st Ed. X, (2), 271 PP with b/w illust. (engravings, maps, photos), and 5 pages of glossary terms. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, price clipped dust jacket. A near fine copy. 26 x 18. 0809839245

Origins of scrimshaw, whaling scenes described: Catching, Cutting-in and Trying-out...

74140
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L.
MERCHANT FLEETS - 44 - P. & O. LINES
$40.00 AUD

Shield Publications Ltd. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 2004. 1st Ed., No. 44 in Merchant Fleets series. 227 PP with 11 colour illustrations and over 300 scale profile drawings by Duncan Haws (pages 39 to 88). Pictorial card cover. Small name label of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 9781871128253

Celebrating the 170th anniversary of P.&.O Group.

74328
MILLER, Clinton M.
THE MARINE IRON WORKS OF CHICAGO U. S. A.
$25.00 AUD

Clinton M. Miller. Seattle. 1986. Reprint "Steamboat Catalogue" No. 9. XII, 20, XIII-XXV PP with b/w illustrations (plans & photos). Illustrated stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0948885009

Design, construction and machinery of river steamers.

50251
MONSARRAT, Nicholas (editor)
THE BOYS' BOOK OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Cassell & Co. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Foreword by Nicholas Monsarrat. X, 197 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by James Holland (6 head pieces and 9 on full page). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Head of spine of dust jacket with piece missing and now in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.

74300
MORGAN, Gwenda & RUSHTON, Peter
BANISHMENT IN THE EARLY ATLANTIC WORLD - Convicts, Rebels and Slaves
$20.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2013. 1st paperback edition. VIII, 309 PP with 7 maps. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 9781441106544

73997
MORISON, Samuel Eliot
ADMIRAL OF THE OCEAN SEA - A Life of Christopher Columbus
$20.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. Boston. 1991. 1st paperback edition. XX, 680 PP with 51 b/w illustrations, including 27 charts, plus 4 large folded track charts. Fp: Ideal portrait of Columbus. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Near fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 0316584789

Published under the auspices of the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.

73770
MORRIS, Everett B. & COULSON, Robert (editors)
RACING AT SEA
$25.00 AUD

D. Van Nostrand Co. Inc. Princetion, N.J. 1959. 1st Ed. (10), 194 PP with tables, plus 24 plates with 20 b/w photos. Cloth covers, gilt decoration on front board and gilt title on spine. Near fine. 23.5 x 16.

74107
MOTOR BOAT
THE MOTOR ELECTRICAL MANUAL
$15.00 AUD

The Motor and Temple Press. London. 1953. 12th edition of the 1921 original. VIII, 218 PP with over 130 sets of figures. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 19 x 13.

Basic electrical theory and principles; Wiring, Batteries, Magneto ignition...

57481
MUDIE, Ian
RIVERBOATS
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1961. 1st Edition. 240 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Eps: Maps of the Rivers Basin. Green hard cover a little faded/browned at bottom and on spine. Paper browning around edges, o/wise contents near fine. 22 x 14.

Story of the paddle steamers which ran 4000 miles of the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin and of their Rivermen.

46991
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)
$40.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Facsimile reprint of the 1761 original. No. 26 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), VIII, XLIII, 76 PP, plus 2 maps (on full page) and 2 large folded maps (Fp: A map of the Russian discoveries on the North West Coast of America. At rear: A map of Canada and North part of Louisiana). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (on front cover and spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 20.

74212
MUNDLE, Rob
FATAL STORM - The 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
$25.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 1999. 1st edition with a 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 soft cover. Title page with note to Peter Campbell dated and signed by the author. Slight foxing . Near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780732264352

27th December 1998: six sailors perished, countless with injuries, many yachts sunk or badly damaged.

74289
MUNRO, Captain D. J.
CONVOYS, BLOCKADES AND MYSTERY TOWERS
$35.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. c. 1932. 1st edition with a foreword by Commander Carlyon Bellairs, R.N. XIV, (2), 208 PP, plus 15 plates with 18 b/w illustrations (1 map, 3 plans and 14 photos). Fp: Captain D.J. Munro. FEP: An attack on a convoy by submarines off Malta. REP: Map showing track of Convoy out to Port Said and Back Home. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Offsetting on endpapers and occasional foxing. Cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on spine. A very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24 x 16.5.

62094
MURRANT, Jim
ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADRON 1862 - 2000
$40.00 AUD

Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. (10), 186 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 10 Heritage plans of the Clubhouse. Eps: Map in colour "Port Jackson & Middle Harbour", also "Parramatta & Lane Cove Rivers". Hard cover, crest and title on front board, gilt title on cloth spine. Fine. 28 x 21.8. 0646385631

69428
MURRANT, Jim
THE BOATING BIBLE: An Essential Handbook for Every Sailor
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. (10), 310 PP with b/w illustrations and 16 pages with colour illustrations (International - Code of Signals, Buoyage, Light Configurations, Charts, Symbols). Laminated boards, pictorial front, dj. Name and address of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise fine. 26.8 x 19. 0207161666

73928
MURRAY, Davis (editor)
TALL SHIPS '76: Official Souvenir Program of the International Sailing Race 1978 - A Bicentennial Salute to Sail Training
$20.00 AUD

American Sail Training Association / Cruising World Publication. Newport, R.I. 1976. 1st Ed. Forewords by HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburg and Gerald R. Ford, President of the U.S.A. 80 PP wirth b/w and colour illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. 30 x 21.3.

Race for the "200th Anniversary" of the USA : Plymouth, Canary Islands, Bermuda and Newport, Rhode Island, then "Operation Sail: New York, Boston, Baltimore.

40638
N/A
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 - Series Three: AIR (4 volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1962, 1957, 1954 & 1963. 1st Ed. Volume I: XIV, 786 PP with 1 diagram and 47 maps, plus 52 pages with 3 maps on double page and 73 b/w photos. Volume II: XIV, 533 PP with 35 maps, plus 48 pages with 3 maps on double page and 65 b/w photos. Volume III: XVIII, 731 PP with 1 graph, 2 diagrams and 35 maps, plus 52 pages with 95 b/w photos. Volume IV: XIV, 539 PP with 1 chart and 38 maps, plus 58 pages with 4 maps (2 on double page) and 90 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt titles on slightly faded spines. No dust jackets. Occasional foxing. Very good set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24 x 16.3.

Volume I: Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1942, by Douglas Gillison. Volume II: Air War against Japan 1943-1945, by George Odgers. Volume III: Air War against Germany and Italy 1939-1943, and Volume IV: Air Power over Europe 1944-1945, by John Herington.

49962
N/A
SAILING DIRECTIONS FOR THE PORTS AND HARBOURS OF... QUEENSLAND 1957
$15.00 AUD

A. H. Tucker, Government Printer. Brisbane. 1957. 1st Ed. 232 PP with tables and some figures, plus 5 folded plates on table of distances, signals and recommended track past Wyborn Reef. Hard cover with light soiling, cloth spine. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.8.

General information, sailing directions on the coast, and other information relative to the ports, harbours, creek and waterways...

66605
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1981
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1981. Monthly issues, January to December 1981. Edited by David J. Sanders. 12 issues for a total of 308 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66617
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - (2 issues) 1991
$10.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1991. 2 monthly issues, January & February 1991. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 2 issues for a total of 64 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

54459
NAUTICAL INSTITUTE & LLOYDS
NAUTICAL REVIEW - Volume 1 - 1977
$25.00 AUD

Nautical Institute & Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1977. Edited by Peter FISHER, Christopher MAYER & David SANDERS. Annual publication (5 issues). Volume 1, No. 1 (March/April 1977) to No. 5 (November/December 1977). A total of 348 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 29.2 x 21.

Joint Nautical Institute and Lloyd's of London Press Publication. Features: St. Lawrence Seaway, Shipping Services , Complex Problem of Safety at Sea, ....

74191
NEWITT, Lyn
CONVICTS & CARRIAGEWAYS, Tasmanian Road Development until 1880
$75.00 AUD

Department of Main Roads, Tasmania. Hobart. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by P. J. Wettenhall. X, 332 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Van Diemen's Land, Administration of Roads & Bridges. (FEP: 1803 to 1839) / REP: 1840 to 1879). Illustrated hard covers, dust jacket. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 32.8 x 23.8. 0724625523

72515
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY
$35.00 AUD

The Heritage Press. New York. 1947. 1st edition illustrated by Fletcher Martin. X, (2), 465 PP with 15 b/w drawings, plus 16 colour plates. Cloth cover, decorated front and spine, slipcase. The 4 pages issue (No. 12K) of The Heritage Club "Sandglass" on Fletcher Martin and "Bread-fruit, Bread-fruit, All on Account of some Bread-fruit", loosely inserted. Slight ageing of paper and foxing, spine of cover lightly sunned. Original slipcase is tatty and repaired, o/wise book is very good. 24 x 15.8.

50543
NORRIS, Roy
A COOK'S TOUR - HMAS PERTH'S MEDITERRANEAN WAR 1941
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral D W Leach. Preface by Bob Nicholls. XIV, 136 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 sketch and 15 colour illustrations (watercolours) by the author. Pictorial soft cover (Dawn Action Station). Fine. 24.5 x 19.8. 1876939230

The author was Petty Officer Cook, during the 1941 campaign of HMAS Perth in the Mediterranean Sea.

20390
NORTON, Peter
SHIPS' FIGUREHEADS
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1976. 1st UK Ed. 143 PP followed by 2 pages of Index, b/w illust. throughout. Hard cover, dj. Ex-library copy with a stamp on inside front cover and verso of title-page and a small rubbed patch on FFEP. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.5 x 17.5. 071537253

39590
NZ MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT
PRELIMINARY INQUIRY MIKHAIL LERMONTOV
$10.00 AUD

Ministry of Transport. Wellington. 1986. Photocopy of a 9 pages (printed on recto only) report by S. J. Ponsford, Marine Inspector, Ministry of Transport, New Zealand. Contained in a clear plastic folder. Image shows the first page. Very good. 29.7 x 21.

Published 10 days after the grounding on 16 February 1986 at 17.37 while entering Ship Cove, and subsequent sinking the same day at 22.50 in the southernmost part of Port Gore Bay.

40202
O'BYRNE, Dennis
ALICE SPRINGS NATIONAL PARK AND TELEGRAPH STATION - Historical Photographs
$10.00 AUD

Conservation Commission, Northern Territory. Darwin, N.T. c. 1970. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 5 maps and 32 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine . 25 x 17.8.

41168
O'FARRELL, Patrick
THROUGH IRISH EYES - Australian & New Zealand Images of the Irish 1788-1948
$15.00 AUD

Aurora Books / David Lovell. Melbourne. 1994. 1st Ed. (12), 132 PP with b/w illustrations (contemporary photographs by Richard O'Farrell). Pictorial soft cover. Small bump on top righthand corner, o/wise fine. 28 x 21. 1863550429

63325
OFFERPACE
BRITISH TUGS
$10.00 AUD

Offerpace Ltd. Chadwell St. Mary. 1987. 1st Ed. 48 PP with tables and 30 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Kenley. Pictorial soft cover (Seaman towing the rig Gilbert Rowe). Date on page 1, o/wise fine. Small format: 15 x 10.5.

66486
OLDHAM, Charles (editor)
100 YEARS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Fair Count Media Asia Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. Messages from: Quentin Bryce, Governor of Australia / Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia / Stephen Smith, Minister for Defence. ... 296 PP with advertising material and b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded plate (4 folds) "Chronology of the RAN", and 1 large folded plate (Recto: World map "Campaign and Battles Honours" / Verso: Map "Maritime Australia 2011", loosely inserted . Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

73800
OPPEN, Alice (editor)
OLD BUILDINGS OF HUNTER'S HILL
$15.00 AUD

National Trust of Australia (NSW). Sydney. 1977. Revised edition of the 1969 original. 96 PP with over 200 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers a little soiled, o/wise near fine. 28 x 20; 0909723648

67282
OPPENHEIM, M.
A HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE ROYAL NAVY AND OF MERCHANT SHIPPING IN RELATION TO THE NAVY, From MDIX to MDCLX with an introduction treating of the preceding period
$80.00 AUD

The Shoe String Press, Inc. Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1961. Reprint of the 1896 1st edition. XIII, 411 PP with 3 b/w illust. in text, plus 3 plates. Title page: recto & verso of the Wyard's Medal, 1650. Fp: the "Tiger" of Henry VIII. Navy cloth cover with gilt title on spine (a little dulled). A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

The Navy between the reign of Henry VIII (1509-1547) and the Commonwealth (1649-1660).

74178
ORPEN, Neil
EAST AFRICAN AND ABYSSINIAN CAMPAIGNS
$100.00 AUD

Purnell. Cape Town, South Africa. 1968. 1st Ed. Volume I in the South African Forces, World War II series. Foreword by C. G. Kerr. Introduction by Lt. -General George E. Brink. XIV, 390 PP with 17 maps, plus 30 plates with 69 b/w photos and 3 maps in colour (2 of them folded). Hard covers gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 25.3 x 16.

16358
OWEN, Roderic
THE FATE OF FRANKLIN
$100.00 AUD

Hutchinson of Australia. Melbourne. 1978. 1st Australian edition. 471 PP with 15 text illustrations (4 facsimiles of manuscropts and drawings) and 10 maps (3 double page & 7 full page), plus 16 pages with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: facsimile of the Illustrated Arctic News, a journal published on board HMS Resolute. Eps: Map of the Arctic. Cloth covers, dj. Bookplate of previous owner pasted down on half title page. Light foxing spots on outside edges and first few passages, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 15.5. 009131190X

The life and mysterious death of the most heroic Arctic explorer.

41544
P. & O.
THE P. & O. POCKET BOOK
$200.00 AUD

P. & O. Head Office. London. 1900. 2nd issue (eight thousand). 200, (30 memoranda & blank for notes) PP, plus 12 duotone photogravures, 3 colour plates with flags, and 8 colour maps on double page. Cloth cover, gilt devices on front and rear cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. A near fine copy of a rare very early edition. 13.5 x 10.2.

History of P. & O. and of British India with description of countries & ports of call of both these companies. Le Canal de Suez (in French), by Comte Charles de Lesseps. Australasia by Hume Nisbet.

74406
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE
$15.00 AUD

B.B.C. London. 1992. BCA edition of the 1992 BBC original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos by Basil Pao). Eps: Map North Pole to South Pole, by David Atkinson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 9780563362838

21139
PARFIT, Michael
SOUTH LIGHT - A Journey to Antarctica
$25.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 1985. 1st UK Ed. X, 306 PP with map of Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing around edges and inside of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.3. 0747501343

Narrative on/of Antarctica: politics, law, science, history and the people encountered there.

74255
PARKES Surgeon-Lieut. O. & PRENDERGAST, Maurice (editors)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1919
$85.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1969. Reprint of the 1919 original edition. (4), 161(period advertisements), over 634, PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: H.M.S. Hood. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket rubbed at head and foot. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715347160

73131
PEACOCK, L. YF
US NAVAL AVIATION TODAY
$25.00 AUD

West London Aviation Group Publication. Ruislip, Middlesex. 1977. 1st Ed. Introduction by C. Smith, Chairman. 120 PP with 7 "organisation charts", and b/w illustrations (24 badges & 99 photos). Stiff covers, illustrated front (USS Forrestal - CV-59), and inside covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

73960
PEARSON, Jane & DENNIS, Andy
THE STORY OF MOUNT COOK NATIONAL PARK
$20.00 AUD

Department of Land and Survey. Wellington, NZ. 1991. 6th edition, completely revised and reset of the 1986 original. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a large colour map (dated 1986) of the Park pasted down inside back cover. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.2. 0477061362

A handbook to help you enjoy the Park. From Diaries, Books and Journals: pages 87 to 93.

74334
PELLY, Admiral Sir Henry
300,000 SEA MILES - An Autobiography
$150.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1938. 1st Ed. XI, 223 PP with 3 position diagrams plus 1 folded map & 8 bw plates. Cloth cover, gilt signature on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Quite scarce. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.6 x 14.5.

Far East: 1881-1886. West Indies: 1886-1890. The South Seas 1891-1899 with duties such as supervising the blackbirding trade to Queensland, with HMS "Tauranga" based in Nouméa... HMS "Tiger" and the Battle of Dogger Bank.

16919
PERRIN, W. G. (editor)
BOTELER'S DIALOGUES
$20.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1929. 1st Ed. Publication of the Navy Records Society, Volume LXV. XXXIX, 341, 7 (publications of N.R.S.) PP with 1 facsimile page of A Dialogical Discourse Concerning Marine Affaires. Buckram cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine a little faded, occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5.

An insight into naval affairs in the reign of Charles I, represented as six dialogues or discourses: Commanders-in-Chief, Common Mariner, Victualling, Sea Terms & Signals,...

74241
PEYTON, Mike
WORLD OF PEYTON
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2015. 1st paperback edition of the 2012 original. 160 PP with cartoons (b/w or colour). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 15.5 x 23.5. 9781472918284

30279
PHILLIPS, Peter
RIVER BOAT DAYS on the Murray, Darling, Murrumbidgee
$25.00 AUD

Lansdowne. Melbourne. 1972. 1st edition. 132 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Covers with light wear and dust jacket has a repaired tear on rear and is in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous ower on FFEP, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 25.5 x 29.5. 701800461

Paddle wheelers, steam wheelers, their builders, the wool trade, snagging boats, fishing boats, etc...

46628
POIRIER, Nicolas
LES BALEINIERS FRANCAIS EN NOUVELLE-ZELANDE. Des ambitions coloniales de la Monarchie de Juillet dans le Pacifique
$75.00 AUD

Les Indes Savantes. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. Preface by Jacques Weber. 172, (2) PP with 2 crests, 7 maps and many tables, plus 12 pages with 6 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2846540314

French whaling in the Pacific, and attempt to create a French settlement in New Zealand.

55622
POLAK, Jean
BIBLIOGRAPHIE MARITIME FRANCAISE, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914
$150.00 AUD

Editions des 4 seigneurs. Grenoble. 1976. 1st edition limited to 1400 (1300 of them on Papier Bouffant) . One of the unnumbered copies on Papier Bouffant. 367, (3) PP, plus 60 pages with 20 b/w plates (8 title page and 12 illustrations) and 18 pages for notes personnelles. Cloth cover, gilt device and decorations on front cover, gilt title and decoration on spine. Faint foxing on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 32.5 x 25.

Over 9627 entries. From: 1- Abeille (J.) ... to: 9627 - Zurcher et Margollé.

74318
POLISH Air Force Association
DESTINY CAN WAIT - The Polish Air Force in the Second World War
$100.00 AUD

William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1949. 1st Ed. Foreword by Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Marshal of the Royal Ai Force. XVI, 402 PP with tables and over 12 tail-pieces by J. Faczynski & A.W. Gürtler, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w drawings by Feliks Topolski, 16 pages for 8 plates in colour by J.M. Miszewski & W. D. Wlodarczyk, and 40 pages with over 108 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): "These Were Polish Targets". Cloth covers, decoration and title on spine. An Ex Circulating Library copy with small remnant of label on FFEP. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23.8 x 17.

40636
(POSTER)
AUSTRALIA'S HISTORIC SHIPWRECKS - Museums beneath the Sea
$10.00 AUD

Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment, Tourism and Territories. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. Folded poster 60 x 21.2 (12 folds) with 9 maps on the inside and 6 b/w illustrations. Fine. Folded size: 21.2 x 10.

Ownership, Protection, Historic Shipwrecks Laws...

73926
POTTON, Craig
THE STORY OF MARLBOROUGH SOUNDS MARITIME PARK
$20.00 AUD

Marlborough Sounds Maritime Park Board. Blenheim, NZ. c. 1985. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a large colour map of the Park, with location map pasted down inside back cover. Pictorial stiff covers. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.2. 0477061435

History and settlement: pages 126 to 157.

73961
POTTON, Craig
FROM MOUNTAIN TO SEA - THE STORY OF WESTLAND NATIONAL PARK
$20.00 AUD

Department of Conservation. Wellington, NZ. 1991. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a large colour map of the Park (dated 1984) pasted down inside back cover. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.2. 0477061303

History: pages 124 to 155. .

73962
POTTON, Craig
THE STORY OF NELSON LAKES NATIONAL PARK
$20.00 AUD

Department of Conservation. Wellington, NZ. 1988. 2nd edition of the 1983 original. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a large colour map of the Park (dated 1988) pasted down inside back cover. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.2. 0477061141

History: pages 84 to 101. .

42712
PRICE, Willard
THE AMAZING MISSISSIPPI
$10.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1962. 1st Ed. (10), 188, plus 48 pages with 54 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Mississippi River. Cloth cover (lightly marked), dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

74389
PRUNSTER, Ursula
THE SYDNEY HARBOUR BRIDGE 1932-1982 - A Golden Anniversary Celebration
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson & Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney. 1982.. 1st Ed. Foreword by Edmund Capon. 134 PP with 89 b/w and 25 colour illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos, posters...). Eps: Coat Hanger. Hard covers, decorated boards (Coat Hanger), dj. Dust jacket has a few chips/closed tears, o/wise a fine copy. 29.2 x 21. 0207146187

20939
QUINN, David B. & QUINN, Alison M. (Editors)
THE ENGLISH NEW ENGLAND VOYAGES 1602-1608
$10.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1983. 1st Ed. Publication 161 in the Hakluyt Society second series. XXIV, 580 PP with 36 figures ( maps, charts, illust.). plus 1 folded plate with 2 maps. Cloth cover, rubbed dust jacket. Occasional foxing and small stains on front edge, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 090418014X

Voyage to North Virginia: Captain Batholomew Gosnold in 1602, Martin Pring's voyage in 1603, The voyage of George Waymouth in 1605...

42511
RAHS
WILLIAM TIMOTHY CAPE AND OTHER PIONEERS OF SECONDARY EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA (in Journal and Proceedings of the Royal Australian Historical Society)
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1919. Volume V, Part V, 1919. Contains article by S.H. SMITH between P.201 and 225, plus 1 b/w plate. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, staples removed, o/wise near fine. 21.2 x 13.8

Read before the Society, 26th November 1918.

58484
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol. V, Part II, 1919
$20.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1919. Volume V, Part II, 1919. Edited by W. H. Tietkens & J. P. McGuane. 45-104 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.8 x 13.

2 papers read before the Society: Experiences in the Life of an Australian Explorer... mainly in Central Australia,1859 to 1887, by W. H. Tietkens, read 24 September 1918. A Hundred Years Ago, by J. P. McGuanne, read 25 July 1916.

58489
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol. IX, Part IV, 1923
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1923. Volume IX, Part IV, 1923. Edited by H. Selkirk, Wm. Dixson & J. F. Campbell 177-224 PP with 1 plan, 1 map on double page and 2 portraits, plus 12 b/w plates. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.2 x 14.2.

Journey from Sydney to Bathurst in 1822 by Mrs Elizabeth Hawkins, by H. Selkirk. Some Early Pictures of Sydney, by Wm. Dixson. The Genesis of Blackheath, Blue Mountains 1813 to 1880, by J. F. Campbell.

58810
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS- Vol XXIII, Part III, 1937
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1937. Volume XXIII, Part III, 1937. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 153- 228 PP with 3 sketch plans and 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

Some fictitious voyages to Australia, by George Mackaness. Notes on Sydney Ferries / Reminiscences of Parramatta and Lane Cove Steamers, by M. E. Deane. ... On Sir Henry Parkes, by K.R. Cramp and Joseph Jackson.

72776
RAHS
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Journal and Proceedings: Vol. 45, Parts 1 to 7
$40.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1959. Vol. 45, Parts 1 to 7: 1960. Edited by A.G.L. Shaw & K.J. Cable. 352 PP with 18 b/w illustrations, plus (Part 7: 33 pages "Annual Report 1959" and "Index Volume 45: 23 pages"). Soft cover, staples. Fine. 21 x 13.8.

Part 1: The founding of Cairns, by G. C. Bolton... Part 2: Newcastle Miners and Colliery proprietors, by Robin Gollan... Part 3: The Australian Navy, by G. Hermon Gill. Part 4: Sir John Monash, by Rabbi Dr. R. Brasch. Part 6: The diary of Edward Hutton, an assisted immigrant,1879, edited by by Clarice Morrice.

72784
RAHS
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Journal and Proceedings: Vol. 41, Parts 1 to 7
$40.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1955. Vol. 41, Parts 1 to 7: 1955. 292 PP with 34 b/w illustrations, plus (Part 7: 27 pages "Annual Report 1955" and "Index Volume 41: 10 pages"). Soft cover, staples. Fine. 21 x 13.8.

72932
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol. 47, Part 3, 1961
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1961. Vol. 47, Part 3, 1961. Edited by A.G.L. SHAW. 131-194 PP with 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, staples. Fine. 21.5 x 13.8.

Part 3: The Macarthur family and the pastoral industry, by Jill Ker.

64468
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1961. 2nd edition. 64 PP with 2 cut-aways, 47 b/w photos, and 1 page with Marks of Ranks of Royal Navy Officers and Badges of Royal Navy Ratings. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 18.4 x 12.4.

68419
RICHARDS, Rhys
SEALING IN THE SOUTHERN OCEANS 1788-1833
$70.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2010. 1st Ed. 278 PP with 7 tables, & facsimile of log book page, 1 b/w photo, 2 engravings and 18 maps (some with insert). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.9 x 17.5. 9780473164805

Collection of 12 articles, chapters and notes written from 1977 to 2006. Chapter 2: Prince Edward, Marion and Crozet islands. Chapter 3: St.Paul and Amsterdam Islands. Chapter 4: Desolation Island. Chapter 5: Kerguelen and Heard Islands. Chapter 6: Macquarie Island and Antipodes Islands. Chapter 7: First foreign sealing in New Zealand waters. Chapter 8: Murihiku and the Southern Islands of New Zealand. Chapter 9: The Auckland Islands. Chapter 10: Foreign sealing at the Chatham Islands. Chapter 11: Searching for Nimrod Islands. Chapter 12: Sealing in the Antarctic in 1821.

69944
RILEY, D. M. & B.H.P.
THE IRON SHIPS, A Maritime History of BHP 1885-1992
$75.00 AUD

BHP Transport. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Ed. 252 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (plans, photos, maps, ...). Title-page: "Iron Melbourne" stern. Engraved cloth cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. Fine. 31 x 30.5. 0867690232

Brief history of BHP, involvement in shipowning and shipbuilding, followed by the history of their "iron ships", from the Iron Monarch (1917-1928) to the Iron Dampier and Iron Chieftain.

74311
ROBERTS-GOODSON, R. Bruce
ILLUSTRATED CUSTOM BOATBUILDING: Fibreglass - Composites - Steel - Aluminium - Wood - Epoxy
$40.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2008. 1st Ed. VIII, 312 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, plans, sketches & photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Stamp of the editor on half title page: "Sample Copy, not for sale". A fine copy with a misleading stamp. 25 x 19.5. 9780713677492

From the choice of the building site to the building itself: fiberglass, strip planking or plywood, steel or aluminium...

73869
ROBINSON, Bill (compiler / editor)
80 YEARS OF YACHTING
$20.00 AUD

A Triton Book / Dodd, Mead & Co. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. X, 291 PP with 18 b/w illustrations (1 map and 17 photos). Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips on rear, o/wise contents fine. 24 x 16. 0396089585

36 stories: Competitive events. History, Adventures, Cruising. Wartime.

38006
ROBINSON, Howard
CARRYING BRITISH MAILS OVERSEAS
$20.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 328 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Fp: The coming of the post to Dover in the 1630s. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

74089
ROSS, Bob & BENNETT, Richard
RICHARD BENNETT OCEAN CLASSICS
$35.00 AUD

Richard Bennett. Kingston, Tasmania. 1994. 1st Ed. Foreword by David Kellett. 84 PP with 1 map, 71 colour photos by Richard Bennett. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dedicatory note to Peter Campbell, dated and signed by Richard Bennett. Fine. 27.8 x 27.8. 064619710X

Tall Ships race 1988. Circumnavigation of Tasmania 1992. Sydney - Hobart...

73752
ROTH, Hal
TWO AGAINST CAPE HORN
$20.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1979. 1st UK edition. (15), 16-288 PP with c. 20 maps, b/w and colour photos. Fp: Near Cape Horn. Hard cover, title on a cloth spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 24 x 16. 0540071447

54295
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CXVIII - 1952 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1952. Annual edition. Vol. CXVIII, issues Part 1(March 1952) to Part 4 (December 1952). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLVI (advertisements), 532 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. CXVIII. Part 3: The survey of India since the Second World War, by Brigadier G. F. Heaney. The First Voyage of Amerigo Vespucci, by A. Davies ... Part 4: The voyage of Discovery II, 1950-51, by H. F. P. Herdman.

57313
ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION
THE LIFEBOAT, Journal of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution - Volume XLVIII to Volume 52
$20.00 AUD

Royal National Lifeboat Institution. London. 1982 to 1992. Volume XLVIII, No. 482, Winter 1982/83 to Volume 52, No. 520, Summer 1992. A run of 37 issues with around 1330 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Set lacking 2 issues (No.500, Summer 1987, and 506 (Winter 1988-89). Near fine condition. 29.5 x 21.

44588
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1911-12 (corrected to October 10th, 1911)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1911. 1st Ed., 5th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 342, (XXIV adverts.) PP with 10 plans, plus 16 b/w plates with 2 plans, and 14 illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. Orion. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1911.

44589
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1912-13 (corrected to October 10th, 1912)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1912. 1st Ed., 6th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 392, (XIV adverts.) PP with 12 plans, plus 14 b/w plates. All illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1912.

57223
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1908-1909 (Corrected to October 10th, 1908)
$100.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1908. 1st Ed., 2nd year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 278 PP (34 adverts.) with 8 plans and 20 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Indomitable. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Progress of the British Navy. Progress of Foreign Navies. The Dual Alliance (France/Russia). The Triple Alliance (Germany/Italy/Austria). ... Chapter XII: The Australian Naval Defence, by Captain R. Muirhead-Collins. ...

74331
ROYAL NAVY
Notes and Orders for Officers : ANTI-AIRCRAFT CORPS OF THE ROYAL NAVAL AIR SERVICE
$15.00 AUD

The Naval and Military Press. Uckfield., UK. c. 2009. Facsimile reprint of the December 1914 original. 75, (76 to 82 notes and additions). PP. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 18.5 x 12.3. 9781847348258

17544
SALTER, Harold
BASS STRAIT KETCHES
$40.00 AUD

St.David's Park Publishing. Hobart. 1991. 1st Ed. XI, 330 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, paintings, sketches ...). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 24.8 x 17.7. 0724625607

The activities of the mosquito fleet of ketches and schooners plying the waters of Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia.

73680
SCHMITZ, Carl A.
OCEANIC ART, Myth, Man and Image in the South Seas
$200.00 AUD

Harry H.Abrams. New York. 1969. 1st US edition, translated from the German original by Norbert Guterman. Preface by Douglas Newton. 406 PP with over 5 figures, 286 b/w illustrations & 50 colour plates tipped in (tissue guard only on frontispiece and between colour plates) and 6 large coloured maps. Title-page with colour plate tipped in. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, spine with decoration and title, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Top outside edge with slight ageing of paper and foxing spots. A very good clean copy. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Oblong: 27.5 x 29.5. 0810903512

Iconographic motifs in the Pacific: New Guinea & Sepik areas, Melanesia, Polynesia, Micronesia.

13707
SCOTT, Admiral Sir Percy
FIFTY YEARS IN THE ROYAL NAVY
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1919. November 1919 reprint of the 1919 original. XVIII, 358 PP with c. 20 b/w illustrations, plus with 26 plates with over 31 b/w photos. Fp: portrait of Admiral Sir Percy Scott. Cloth covers, gilt decoration on front board and gilt title on spine. Light ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.5.

74433
SCOTT, Captain R. F.
SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION (in Two Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1914. 4th edition. Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. Vol. I: XXVI, 636 PP with 8 figures (1 plan of hut and 7 drawings), plus 7 photogravure plates (frontispiece and 6 sketches by Dr Edward Wilson), 10 coloured plates, 2 folded plates with 4 panoramas, 2 large folded maps, 2 facsimiles of documents and 101 plates with 135 b/w photos. FP: Portrait of Captain Robert F. Scott. Vol. II: XVI, (2), 534 PP with 4 "Features" drawings, plus 8 coloured plates, 3 double page plates and 76 full page plates with 103 photos and 8 folded maps. Fp: Portrait of Edward A. Wilson. Blue cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, top edge gilt. Fore and bottom outside edges with light signs of rubbing. Hardly any signs of foxing. Set is complete in every respect. Scarce in this condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24.5 x 17.

Volume I: Being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Volume II: Being the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition arranged by Leonard Huxley. Ingleton catalogue: 5975.

49811
SEYMOUR, The Right Hon. Sir Edward H., Admiral of the Fleet
MY NAVAL CAREER AND TRAVELS
$60.00 AUD

Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1911. 1st Ed. XVI, 429, (2 adv.) PP, plus 9 b/w plates. Fp: E.H. Seymour, Admiral of the Fleet (with tissue guard). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Signature of previous owner, dated 1912, on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Near fine. Scarce first edition. 22.7 x 15.

Entered the Royal Navy in 1852, when 12 years old. War of Crimea...

73682
SHERRY, Beverley
HUNTER'S HILL: Australia's Oldest Garden Suburb
$50.00 AUD

David Ell Press. Balmain, NSW. 1989. 1st edition of 2500 copies. (X), 134 PP with 38 b/w and 114 colour illustrations, photos by Douglas Baglin. Half title page: St Clare (2 Wylalena Road). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots inside dust jacket. Signed by the author on verso of half title page. Near fine. 31.2 x 22. 9780949290892

53787
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - No.26
$10.00 AUD

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1969. Issue No. 26, edited by STROM, S. A. E., & GOLDFINCH, T. E. Foreword by Commander Michael Parker. 136 PP. Pictorial soft cover, spine a little sunned, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.5.

Pages 67 to 77: The wreck of the Dutch Ship Vergulde Draeck, by C. Halls. Pages 88 to 97: Dhows, sailing craft of the Arabian Gulf, by C. W. Hawkins...

74000
SHIPPING
TRAVEL POSTER - ATLANTIC TRANSPORT LINE
$20.00 AUD

Oy Raud Publishing. Helsinki. 2004. 1st Finnish edition. Mini poster in colour by Harry Hudson Romell, featuring their "Minnetonka" sailing from London, Cherbourg or Boulogne to New York. Fine. Format: 35.7 x 23.5.

22280
[SHIPPING]
RUDDER'S GUIDE To Australian Customs, Shipping, Transport, Banking and Trade
$15.00 AUD

Rudder's Limited. Sydney. c. 1935. 9th edition. 76 PP with 2 maps and tables. Illustrated card cover, cloth spine. P.60 to 72: texts in Chinese script, French, Italian and German. Very good. 21.4 x 14.4.

Useful information regarding importation of goods... maritime rates and charges...

16269
SIERS, James
TARATAI - A Pacific Adventure
$10.00 AUD

Millwood. Wellington. 1977. 1st Ed. (2), 306 PP with maps & b/w or col. illust. Fp: Taratai II under sail. Eps: Map of the S.W. Pacific with route of Taratai. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Dedicatory note on verso of FFEP, o/wise near fine. 23 x 18.3. 0908582005

The Taratai expedition, a traditional sailing attempt between Tarawa (Kiribati), Suva (Fiji) and Papeete (Tahiti).

73990
SLEIGHTHOLME, J. D.
POCKET CRUISERS - A New Approach
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1963. 1st edition. 239 PP with 78 b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, plans), plus 10 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: The Caprice J.O.G. Top outside edge tinted. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

74284
SMEETON, Miles
THE SEA WAS OUR VILLAGE
$25.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing Co. Ltd. Lymington. 1973. 1st Ed. 224 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Eps: World map with the tracks of "Tzu Hang". Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, faint stamps of previous owner on title page, last page and fore outside edge, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0245520651

1st cruise on the Tzu Hang: UK across the North Atlantic, Panama Canal, Canada West Coast, crossing the Pacific up to Sydney.

64790
SMITH, Eugene W.
TRANS-ATLANTIC PASSENGER SHIPS PAST AND PRESENT
$45.00 AUD

George H. Dean. Boston. c. 1950. 3rd printing of the 1947 original. (8), 350 PP with 91 b/w photos (39 on full page). Fp: S.S. America of the U.S. Lines. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Label with previous owner's signature on inside front cover, o/wise a near fine copy in like dust jacket. 17.2 x 11.5.

Chapters include: Short History of the North Atlantic Record Breakers, Trans-Atlantic Passenger Ships Built between 1840 and 1940, Fleet list, ...

74277
SMITH, Peter C.
BATTLESHIPS AT WAR - HMS ROYAL SOVEREIGN and Her Sister Ships
$25.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Maritime. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 2009. 1st Ed. (6), 217 PP, plus 24 pages with 52 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781844159826

Affectionately known as "Tiddly Quid". Actions with the Royal Navy during World War II under the White Ensign, then the pale blue and white flag with red hammer and sickle while on loan to the Soviet Navy between 1944 and 1949 as "Arkhangelsk".

69662
SMYTHE, Suzanne
GUARDIANS OF THE PORT: Hobart's Colonial Pilots
$70.00 AUD

Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2015. 1st Ed. (6), 266 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stff cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine (as new condition). 26 x 21. 9780994376169

74379
SMYTHE, Suzanne
HISTORY OF THE IRON POT - DERWENT LIGHT
$75.00 AUD

Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2012. 1st Ed. (8), 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author on title page. Fine (mint condition). 21 x 21. 978098755683

73110
SOBEL, Dava
LONGITUDE, The True Story of a Lone Genius Who solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time
$15.00 AUD

ISIS Publishing. Oxford. 1997. 1st Large Print edition. (VIII), 163, (2) PP. Library binding, hard covers, laminated. Ex Library stamps on title page and top outside edges and library number at foot of spine. Otherwise contents clean and a very good reading copy. 24 x 16. 0753150360

20987
SOMNER, Graeme
GEORGE GIBSON & COMPANY
$15.00 AUD

W.S.S. Kendal, UK. 1988. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 60 bw photos. Fp: Ronan (I), sailing out of Leith about the year 1900. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617460

A subsidiary of the Anchor Line Ltd.: History & Fleet list.

74016
SOTHEBY'S
SOTHEBY'S - A CELEBRATION OF 250 YEARS
$20.00 AUD

Sotheby's. London. 1994. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 40 b/w illustrations: 1 reprint of "Conditions of Sale", 1 woodcut "Exeter Exchange building, 1744" and 38 photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 29.8 x 24.3.,

Sotheby's founded in 1744. First ever sale on 11 March 1744. at Exeter Exhange, London.

35830
SPENCER, Chas. L.
KNOTS, SPLICES AND FANCY WORK
$25.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1946. Reprint of the 4th edition of 1946, with supplement incorporated. XVIII, 206 PP with over 380 figures (drawings and b/w photos). Fp: Handle or shackle for a sea chest. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 21 x 17.

52068
STANIFORTH, Mark & VICKERY, Libby
THE TEST EXCAVATION OF THE WILLIAM SALTHOUSE WRECK SITE - An Interim Report (AIMA - Special Publication No.3)
$20.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1984. VII, 35 PP with 19 figures (map & plans, drawings and b/w photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

74029
STEPHENSEN, P.R. (editor)
SYDNEY SAILS - The Story of the Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron's First 100 Years (1862/1962)
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertston. Sydney. 1962. 1st Ed. VII, 272 PP with b/w illustrations: map of Sydney Harbour with location map, map off Rhodes Island and 2 line drawings of "Australian" and "Rawhiti", plus 58 plates with 13 colour illustrations and 198 b/w illustrations (line drawings, paintings, photos and, portraits). Fp (in colour): Oil painting of Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. Eps: Crest of Royal Sydney Yacht Squadron. Hard covers, worn around edges and re-inforced, burgee and gilt title on front cover and spine. Ex library copy with a few stamps, a reinforced spine and the free fly of front endpaper with large rubbed patch. Good working/reading copy. 25 x 19.

Centennial volume presenting the fascinating story of sailing on Sydney Harbour.

52692
STERN, Rob
U.S. SUBS IN ACTION
$10.00 AUD

Squadron/Signal Publications. Carrollton, Tx. 1983. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Warships series, illustrated by Don Greer. 50 PP with 9 silhouettes, 16 sketch-plans, 24 profiles, 97 b/w photos, and 10 colour illustrations at centrefold. Title page: 1 profile. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0897470850

73906
STONE; William T. & HAYS, Anne M.
A CRUISING GUIDE TO THE CARRIBEAN, Including the North Coast of South America, Central America, and Yucatan
$15.00 AUD

G.P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1991. Revised edition. 541 PP with b/w illustrations: coastal views, maps, sketch maps, plans and photos. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea. Hard covers, title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0399135472

57374
STRUCKMANN, Kommandör A. C.
DIE KÖNIGLICH DÄNISCHE MARINE-AKADEMIE / THE ROYAL DANISH NAVAL ACADEMY (in Marine-Rundschau - No. 79, Issue 5, May 1982)
$10.00 AUD

Bernard & Graefe Verlag. München. 1982. Contains article (in German and English) from P.228 to 233 with 9 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.

The Danish Navy.

74319
SUTTON, Brigadier John
WAIT FOR THE WAGGON - The Story of the Royal Corps of Transport and its Predecessors 1794-1993
$55.00 AUD

Leo Cooper. Barnsley, Yorkshie. 1998. 1st Ed. Message by H. R. H. Princess Alice, Colonel-in-Chief. Foreword by General Sir Peter de la Billière. XXXII, 448 PP with b/w illustrations (20 maps & insets, drawings, paintings & photos), plus 32 pages with 48 colour illustrations (11 paintings and 37 photos). Fp (in colour): The Colonel-in-Chief, Her Royal Highness Princess Alice. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 19.5. 9780850526257

57657
THORNE, Alan & RAYMOND, Robert
MAN ON THE RIM - The Peopling of the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1989. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 17 maps, b/w & colour illustrations. FEP: Map of human migrations in the Pacific Basin. REP: Map of animals & plants domesticated in the Pacific. Hard cover, dj. Gift note to previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 29 x 21.5. 0207163468

How the continents making up the rim of the Pacific Ocean were settled, the last being Polynesia around 1000 years ago.

74123
THORVILDSEN, Knud
THE VIKING SHIP OF LADBY
$15.00 AUD

The Danish National Museum. Copenhagen. 1975. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 24 figures (drawings, line drawing, plan and photos. Inside back cover: sketch map of Denmark. Pictorial soft covers (paintings by Johannes Larsen). Fine. 20.5 x 13. 8748065811

74271
TOGHILL, Gerald
ROYAL NAVY TRAWLERS (in Two Volumes)
$75.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Corwall. 2003. 1st Ed. Part One: IV, 227 PP with 60 b/w photos (1 Coat of Arms of the Royal Naval Patrol Service and 59 photos of vessels). Part Two: XIII, (3), 568 PP with 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Part one "Admiralty Trawlers". & Part Two: Requisitioned Trawlers. Combined Index pages 534 to 568. Fine (as new condition). 21.7 x 15.5. 9780907771951 & 9781904459026

74267
TREADWELL, Terry C.
GERMAN AND AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURERS 1908-1918
$45.00 AUD

Amberley Publishing. Gloucestershire. 2010. 1st Ed. 283, (5) PP with b/w illustrations (2 documents and 121 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. As new. 24.5 x 17. 9781445601021

74053
TURNBULL, Malcolm
THE SPY CATCHER TRIAL
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann Australia. Melbourne 1988. 1st Ed. (8), 228 PP, plus 8 plates with 18 b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, photos).. Hard covers, dj. Near fine. 24 x 15.3. 9780855610982

74296
TURNER, Dave
FORD POPULAR and the Small Sidevalves
$60.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing Ltd. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (1 painting, documements, drawings and photos). Hard covers, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Fine (as new condition). 25.3 x 19.5. 9780850455595

73972
TWINAME, Eric
START TO WIN
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1976. Reprint of the 1973 original. (8), 232 PP with over 216 b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Title spread: 5 photographs of sailing yachts. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 25.2 x 17.5 0229115160

21279
TWYNING, John P. & BAYS, Peter
WRECK OF THE MINERVA
$70.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1996. Facsimile reprints of two separate books: Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning among South Sea Islands, 2nd edition of the 1850 original, and Wreck of the Minerva, 1850. 108 PP, (4), 109-229, (8 Index), 1 colophon with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: Facsimile of title-page Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 26 x 18.5. 0877705747

The wreck in September 1829 on Nicholson's Reef. Two narratives by one of the boatsteerers and the sailing master of the Australian brig Minerva on a sperm whaling voyage. Twyning lived for 20 years in the Islands and returned to England after the death of his wife from Horn Island (Futuna). Only two copies of the original are known to be held in Australia.

52688
USN
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY 1922 TO 1947
$20.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1999. 1st edition, "Photofile No. 6". 88 PP with tables, 25 line drawings by A. D. Baker III, 90 b/w and 17 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 30 x 21 9781876278636

42224
VAUGHAN, Harold
THE AUSTRALIAN FISHERMAN 'S COMPANION
$15.00 AUD

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 2001. 15th reprint of the 1982 original. 229 PP with 6 pages of figures, 8 head pieces and 275 colour illustrations (most of them photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22 x 12. 1864367687

Covers 240 species grouped in 10 sections.

73991
VAUGHAN, Roger
FASTNET: One Man's Voyage
$15.00 AUD

Seaview Books. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. (8), 184 PP with 1 chart of the Fastnet Racecourse, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt device on front board, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0872235874

Fastnet Race of 1979, on board the Kialoa..

74230
VERON, J. E. N.
A REEF IN TIME - The Great Barrier Reef from Beginning to End
$45.00 AUD

Belknap Press / Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2008. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 289 PP with over 45 b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 57 colour illustrations.. Hartd cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine/as new condition. 24 x 16. 9780674026797

74204
VICARY, Adrian
THE ROYAL NAVY 1914 - 1918 - A Photographic Record.
$25.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 2014. 1st Ed. 168 PP with b/w Illustrations: 2 line drawings on endpapers by John Morris and 144 photos. Fp: HMS Barham. FEP: Cruiser Caroline. REP: Battleship Queen Elizabeth. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20. 9781904459569

64780
VILLIERS, Alan
VOYAGE OF THE "PARMA" - The Great Grain Race of 1932
$100.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1933. 1st Ed. X, 261 PP, plus 32 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: The 'Parma' under sail. Blue cloth cover with a few marks, gilt title on front cover and on a lightly sunned spine. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 19.5.

The voyage of the four-masted barque "Parma" in the grain race of the last of the sailing ships from Australia to the British Isles.

74467
VILLIERS, Alan
GRAIN RACE
$100.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1938. Reprint of 1933 1st US edition. viii, (4), 331 PP plus 30 pages with 38 b/w photos and FP: "The Finnish four-masted barque Parma in the North Atlantic". Green cloth covers, gilt title on front cover on slightly dulled spine. Covers with shelf wear around edges and a little bumped at top corners, contents are near fine. Signed note "with all good wishes" by the author. A scarce signed copy. 22 x 15.

The last of the sailing-ships from Australia to the English Channel, completing the trilogy which included "Falmouth for Orders" and "By Way of Cape Horn".

51635
VILLIERS, Alan & PICARD, Henri
THE BOUNTY SHIPS OF FRANCE - The Story of the French Cape Horn Sailing Ships
$45.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's. New York. 1972. 1st US edition. 240 PP with 2 maps of France, 3 plans, and 57 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the French Sailing Ship World Showing the Principal Routes & Ports. REP: Sailing Plan & Sails of a Full-rigged ship. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25.4 x 18.5. 684131846

Reasons for regular calls at Hobart. In Chapter I, the Australian Captain/Author found that The French were different.

74369
VILLIERS, Alan J.
THE MAKING OF A SAILOR, The Photographic Story of Schoolsips Under Sail
$65.00 AUD

George Routledge & Sons Ltd. London. 1938. 1st Ed. 45, (3) PP, plus 191 plates with 203 b/w photos. Cloth covers, dj. Covers lightly soiled. Dust jacket is rubbed and soiled with pices missing on spine and is now a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. A very good clean copy and a scarce first edition. 25.3 x 18.8.

Photos taken during the cruise of the "Joseph Conrad" in 1934-35-36 and on the Danish schoolship "Georg Stage".

30928
VILLIERS, Capt. Alan
LOUIS DE ROCHEMONT'S WINDJAMMER, Including The School of the Sea and Sailing a Square-Rigger and LP musical score by Morton Gould
$30.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1958. 1st Ed. 68 PP with b/w & colour illust. FEP: Track of the Christian Radich. REP: Fold-out photo of the Christian Radich in New York harbour. Laminated pictorial boards. Light wear around edges, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 21.

The School of the Sea... Pages 6-11, and Sailing a Square-Rigger, Pages 49-51. Book on the CINEMIRACLE movie, filmed on board the Norwegian windjammer Christian Radich. Includes the accompanying LP 33rpm with the original musical score by Morton Gould.

74232
WARNOCK, F. V.
STRENGTH OF MATERIALS - A textbook covering the Syllabuses of the B.Sc. (Eng.) and I.Mech.E. Examinations in this Subject
$15.00 AUD

Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons Ltd. London. 1946. Reprint of the 6th edition of 1945 (original 1927). X, 398 PP with tables and 155 figures. Cloth covers, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. War economy paper, front endpaper with stamp of bookshop and name pf previous owner blocked out. Faint foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

A "University of London Examination Paper".

55291
WATSON, Philip (editor)
GRAND CANAL, GREAT RIVER: The Travel Diary of a Twelfth-Century Chinese Poet
$25.00 AUD

Frances Lincoln Ltd. London. 2007. 1st Ed. Introduction and Commentaries by the translator Philip Watson. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: map of the route of Lu You 's journey on the Grand Canal and the Yangzi River. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.5.

Travel between July and December,1170, of Chinese poet Lu You.

64390
WELLES HENDERSON, J. & CARLISLE, Rodney P.
MARINE ART & ANTIQUES - JACK TAR: A Sailor's Life 1750-1910
$50.00 AUD

Antique Collectors' Club. Woodbridge, UK. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Walter H. Annenberg. Preface by John S. Carter. 287 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: (in colour): Dancing the Hornpipe. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (a little sunned). Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 9785

74084
WILLIAMS, Captain Sir John
SO ENDS THIS DAY - An Autobiography
$35.00 AUD

Globe Press. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 226, (6 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 60 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 095936711X

He started before the mast on sailing ships, migrated to Australia where he worked for the ports of Townsville & Melbourne. Marine salvage, Chairman of the Australian Coastal Shipping Commission, Australian National Line.

74216
WILLIAMS, Geoffrey
SIR THOMAS LIPTON WINS
$10.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1969. Reprint of the 1969 original. (10), 174 PP with 25 line drawings, plus 32 pages with 42 b/w photos. Eps: Track charts for Sir Thomas Lipton, Voortrekker, Cheers, Spirit of Cutty Sark and Paph. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped. Note on the verso of front endpaper. Top edge of dust jacket with chips and part missing at rear, now in a protective sleeve. Spine lightly sunned, some foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0432192808

The transatlantic race: Plymouth to Newport, Rhodes Island, won in June 1968, by the Sir Thomas Lipton.

73769
WILSON, Andrew
COAST - TASMANIA, Seascapes from the Roaring Forties
$90.00 AUD

Everything Everything & Fullers Bookshop Publishing. Hobart. 2016. 1st Ed. Foreword, poem and chapter text by Finegan Kruckemeyer. 304 PP with b/w and colour photos by Andrew Wilson. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Copy with a signed dedicatory note by the author to previous owner on front endpaper, as well as signed on the title page. Fine. 30.5 x 39.5. 9780992303686

21232
WILSON, John
THE CRUISE OF THE GIPSY, The Journal of John Wilson, Surgeon on a Whaling Voyage to the Pacific Ocean 1839-1843
$45.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1991. 1st edition with introduction and notes by Dr. Honore Forster. XXXII, 404 PP, plus 24 pages with 8 maps & 16 illustrations. Coloured frontispiece: Scene at Agana, Guam in 1840. Eps: Whaling scene. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23. 0877704880

Detailed and meticulous account of a whaling cruise by a British whaling ship.

20955
WILSON, Michael
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR - 50th Anniversary
$20.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. c.1995. 1st Ed. Commemorative Profile No. 5. 88 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646242989

Commemorative issue published to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the end of World War Two.

74304
WINN, Godfrey
'P.Q.17'
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1953. Collected edition (September 1953) of the 1947 original. (4), 219 PP, plus 14 pages with 25 b/w photos. Fp: The Captain. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean, with track of the convoy. Cloth cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Signature of previous owner on half-title-page. Very good reading copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.8 x 14.5.

Story of the Northern route of the convoys from the British Isles and Iceland to Murmansk and Archangel. Convoy P.Q. 17.

63618
WOLFE, Adam
A CRUEL BUSINESS - A History of the Whaling Industry at Albany, Western Australia
$250.00 AUD

Department of History, University of Western Australia. Perth. 2003. Thesis. (6), 249, (40 appendix 1 & 2) PP (recto only) with tables in both appendices. Soft cover, spiral bound. Dated dedicatory note on second preliminary page signed by the author. Fine. 29.7 x 22

70021
WOODLEY, A.E. & BOTTERILL, Bob
DUKE'S AND ORR'S DRY DOCK, Polly Woodside's Historic Home
$15.00 AUD

Melbourne Maritime Museum / National Trust. Melbourne. 1985. 1st Ed. X, 70 PP with 5 plans & b/w illustrations (engravings & photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0909710406

Stories on: Melbourne's old Duke's and Orr's dry dock in the 1940's by a shipwright, and on the River Yarra graving docks between 1865 & 1975.

36578
WOODROOFFE, Thomas
VANTAGE AT SEA - England's Emergence as an Oceanic Power
$10.00 AUD

St Martins Press. New York. 1958. 1st US Ed. 302 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ship on the starboard tack, 1565. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

Her activities at sea with Hawkins, Drake.... against the Spanish colonies which led to the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

42605
WORLEDGE, G. R. (editor)
CONTACT ! HMAS Rushcutter and Australia's Submarine Hunters 1939-1946
$100.00 AUD

The Anti-Submarine Officers' Assoc. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 490 PP with 57 head-pieces & 1 tail-piece, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Fp: Commander H.M. Newcomb. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25 x 18.8. 064615446X

Story of the Anti-Submarine Training School founded by Commander Newcomb. Recollections and war services of many who trained there. Contains a dedicatory hand-written letter on the dedication page, signed by Bill Brown, Former Ordinary Seaman, RANR, HMAS Leeuwin. The book contains a chapter on him (W.J.C. Brown) between pages 179 and 186.

74134
WRIGHT, O.D. & WHITE, E.L.D.
LONDON TO CALCUTTA 1938
$25.00 AUD

Little Hills Press Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illustrations: 4 maps, 10 entries of diaries & documents and 110 photos. Eps: map "London to Calcutta". Hard covers, dj. Fine. Oblong: 26.2 x 26.5. 9780949773807

A 3 month voyage in an old Morris motor car.

74186
WYNN, Kenneth
U-BOAT OPERATIONS OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR - Volume 2: Career Histories, U511-UIT25
$70.00 AUD

Caxton Editions. London. 2003. Reprint of 1998 1st Ed. (VI), 312 PP with 9 sketch-maps. Laminated boards, dust jacket. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 1840675268

Career histories and appendices with: U-Boat commanders, U-Boat groups, Allied warship and merchant ships sunk, damaged or attacked.

12477
YOUNG, Desmond
RUTLAND OF JUTLAND
$25.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. (8), 191 PP, plus 6 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Squadron-Commander F.J. Rutland. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Short annotations (useful) in the margin of 3 pages and 1 plate. Top corner of front endpaper clipped, o/wise a very good copy. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.5.

22454
YOUNG, John M.
BRITAIN'S SEA WAR - A Diary of Ship Losses 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Ltd. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Bookplate of previous owner and his signature on front endpaper. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9781852600426

Index of ships: pages 246 to 288 (printed on 3 columns).

74051
ZALOGA, Steven J.
LIBERATION OF PARIS 1944 - Patton's race for the Seine
$20.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing Ltd. Oxford. 2010. 1st edition in "Battles of World War II" series (No 37). 96 PP with 75 b/w photos and 12 colour illustrations (1 photo, 3 plans of Paris, 3 maps of approaches to Paris and 5 paintings on double page by Howard Gerrard). Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine. 25 x 19.5.