Maritime Books

Maritime Catalogue #104

Last update: 27 November 2023

70439
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 16, Nos. 1 & 2
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1994. Vol. 16, Nos 1 & 2, edited by G.R. Henning. No. 1: 72 PP. No. 2: 73-152 PP with b/w illustrations. Card covers a little soiled, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: Ian Brand & Mark Staniforth: Care and Control: Female Convict Transportation voyages to Van Diemen's Land, 1818-1853. The Ming Voyages of Cheng Ho (Zheng Ho) 1371-1433, by Barbara Bennett Peterson. No. 2: Pearling Industry.

74592
ADKINS, Roy & Lesley
THE WAR FOR ALL THE OCEANS - From Nelson at the Nile to Napoleon at Waterloo
$25.00 AUD

Little, Brown. London. 2006. 1st Ed. XXVI, 534 PP with 18 maps and plans, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations, including 12 portraits. Eps: Sketches of a 100-Gun Ship of the Line (FEP: Patterns of Sails / REP: Standing Rigging, Masts and Decks). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780316728379

75052
ADNEY, Edwin Tappan & CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE BARK CANOES AND SKIN BOATS OF NORTH AMERICA
$75.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution. Washington. 1964. 1st Ed. Bulletin No. 230 of the United States National Museum. XIV, (2), 242 PP with 229 figures (drawings, sketches, plans and photos) in text. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Near fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 22.

Materials and tools, form and construction. Boats and canoes from eastern maritime region, Central Canada, Northwestern Canada. Arctic skin boats.

73786
AIMA
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 12, No.2 - 1988
$20.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1988. Edited by Jeremy GREEN. 46 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Colonies, convicts and filtering stones, by Myra Stanbury & Ian D. Macleod. Shipbuilding in Northern Tasmania, by Zuzana K. Orme.

33885
ALLEN, Gay Wilson
MELVILLE AND HIS WORLD
$15.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 102 b/w illust. Title spread: The Harpooner prepares to strike, by Sir Oswald Brierly. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 18.3. 0670467405

40106
AMBROSE, A. J. (editor)
JANE'S MERCHANT SHIPPING REVIEW - First Year of Issue
$25.00 AUD

Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710602618

A Maritime Chronology of 1982. Shipbuilding in 1982. The Cruise Ship: growth in recession... Marine Salvage and Ocean Towage East of Suez, by Captain David Hancox... Merchant ships at war: the Falklands conflict, 1982.

74745
AMUNDSEN, Roald
RACE TO THE SOUTH POLE
$20.00 AUD

White Star Publishers. Vercelli, Italy. 2007. Excerpts of the 1st English edition of 1912 "The South Pole, an account of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition in the Fram, 1910 - 1912", translated from the Norwegian original by A. G. Chater. Introduction by Fridtjof Nansen. 638, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (portrait of Roald Amundsen and 10 endpieces), plus 18 plates with 19 b/w photos (including 10 portraits and 12 collour illustrations (1 map and 11 photos). Pictorial hard covers. Fine (as new condition). 18.5 x 12.5. 9788854402171

16 chapters. Chapter 15: The Eastern Sledge Journey by Lieutenant K. Prestrud. Chapter 16: The Voyage of the Fram, by Thorvald Nilsen.

35251
ANDERSEN, Hakon With & COLLETT, John Peter
ANCHOR AND BALANCE - Det Norske Veritas 1864-1989
$50.00 AUD

J. W. Cappelens Forlag A.S. Oslo. 1989. 1st English edition. 491 PP with 29 graphs, b/w and colour photos. Fp (in colour): shipwrecked on the coast. Cloth cover, crest of Norske Veritas in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Short note with signatures on front endpaper. Near fine. 26.5 x 19.7. 8202117690

125 years history of this Ship's Classification Society.

13069
ANDERSON, Commander William R. & BLAIR, Clay
NAUTILUS, 90 NORTH
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1959. 1st UK Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G.B.H. Fawkes. 190 PP with 3 text illustrations (1 drawing & 2 facsimiles of documents), plus 16 pages with 43 b/w photos & 1 cutaway view of the Nautilus. Fp: Ship's position, 3rd August, 1958, at 19.15. FEP: Route of Nautilus, Hawaii to Portland, England. REP: Route of Nautilus, Seattle-Bering Strait-Honolulu. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Name and address of previous owner on verso of the FEP, o/wise contents are near fine. 21 x 14.

The astonishing feat of the first nuclear-propelled submarine.

74533
ANGAS, George French
SAVAGE LIFE AND SCENES IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: Being an Artist's Impressions of Countries and People at the Antipodes (Two Volumes bound in One)
$30.00 AUD

A. H. & A. W. Reed. Wellington. c. 1968. Reprint of the 1847 original. Vol. I: XII, 340 PP with 6b/w illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Native Corrobbory. Vol. II: VIII, 280, (3 "biographical comment", by C.R.H. Taylor), (14 index) PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 8 b/w plates, Fp: Dapto - Illawarra, New South Wales. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

57991
ANGELL, Barbara (compiler)
VOYAGE TO PORT PHILLIP 1803
$20.00 AUD

Nepean Historical Society. Sorrento, Victoria. 1984. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 7 b/w illustratiopns. Soft cover, device ("Shire of Flinders") on front. Fine. 21.6 x 14. 0959089705

... on HMS Calcutta.

74823
ARAGO, J.
NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD in the URANIE and PHYSICIENNE Corvettes, Commanded by CAPTAIN FREYCINET, during the years 1817, 1818, 1819, and 1820; on a Scientific Expedition Undertaken by Order of the French Government
$130.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1971. Bibliotheca Australiana No. 45. Facsimile reprint of the 1823 English edition. In Two Parts. Part I: VI, (2), XXVII, (5), 285 PP plus 22 pages with 14 full-page b/w illust. Fp: Planisphere. Part II: (2), 297 PP, (2), with 1 illust. in text & 20 pages with 11 b/w full-page illust. Simile vellum with gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine) with a clear jacket. A fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 20.2. 9060720369

A series of 164 letters to a friend: Mascarenes (P.42-52), Australia (P.53-57 & P. 136-151), Marianas (P.76-103), Hawaii (P.104-131).... Vocabularies of some of the people visited (Part II, P.269-294).

57805
ASIA/PACIFIC
ON WHAT TERMS? - Australia's future in the Asia/Pacific Region
$40.00 AUD

Australian Council For Overseas Aid / ACFOA. Canberra. 1978. Special folder, containing 14 papers in their wrappers: a total of 113 PP. Staples of each papers removed. Near fine. 24/6 x 18..

Papers delivered at the ACFOA Tasmanian Summer School, held at the University of Hobart 20-25 January 1978. Opening address by Bruce Grant. ... Education for a Multi Cultural Australia, by the Honourable Al Grassby. ... Uranium mining: the impact on Aboriginal Lifestyles, by Marcia Langton. ...

68763
AUGHTON, Peter
THE FATAL VOYAGE. Captain Cook's Last Great Journey
$25.00 AUD

Arris Books. London. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, 203 PP with 9 maps, plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0184437050X

74514
AUROUSSEAU, M. (editor)
THE LETTERS OF F. W. LEICHHARDT (in 3 Volumes)
$60.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society / Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1968. 1st Ed. Vol. I: XVI, 424 PP with 4 maps (1 to 4). Fp: Portrait of Leichhardt in 1847. Vol. II: V, 425-820 PP with 4 maps 5 to 8), plus 1 large folded map (figure 9). Vol. III: VI, 821-1175 PP with 2 family trees and 2 maps (10 & 11). Cloth covers, gilt decoration "Victoria" on front boards, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, with 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. 22 x 15.

66008
AUSTRALIA POST
Australia's Heritage in Stamps - AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL COLLECTION - 1788-1988 (boxed set of 5 volumes)
$50.00 AUD

Australia Post. Melbourne. 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 & 1988. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 36 PP. Vol. 2: 36 PP. Vol. 3: 40 PP. Vol. 4: 52 PP. Vol. 5: 24 PP. A total of 188 PP with colour illustrations. Each volume with pictorial soft cover. Set of 5 volumes contained in original slipcase. No stamps included. Fine. 26 x 25. 0642869634 ...

Volume 1: The First Australians. Volume 2: Navigators and Shipwrecks. Volume 3: Botany Bay. Volume 4: The First Fleet. Volume 5: Sydney Cove 1788-1809.

59404
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 23, 1999
$30.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Sydney. 1999. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Pitcairn project: Mutineer settlement, by Nigel Erskine. La Bella and Polly Woodside (S; Strachan). Comparison: the Yongala and Cooma shipwrecks (V. Moran & B. Jeffrey). Wooden dug-out canoe discovered in the Solitary Island Marine Park (W.E. Boyd). S.S. Papanui, wrecked on St Helena Island, by Adam Wolfe.

73781
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 31, 2007
$35.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Sydney. 2007. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 104 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Aboriginal watercraft depictions in Western Australia, by Nicolas Bigourdan. Stone structures of Goddesses on the boats from Goa,... (A.S. Gaur & R. Kerkar). Broome's World War II flying boat wrecks sites Broome, by S. Jung. Shipwreck at Pointe aux Feuilles, Mauritius: Le Coureur (1818), by I.A. Metwalli, et al. Survey of maritime infrastructures at Sarah Island penal settlement, by Michael Nash.

73788
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 15, Number 1
$20.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1991. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Card cover, illustrated front. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Includes articles: Chinese emigration to South Australia aboard foreign-owned vessels: the Guichen Bay shipwrecks of 1857, by Bill Jeffery and Sarah Kenderdine. Recent work on the "Sydney Cove" historic shipwreck, by Mike Nash..

52836
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION
NAVIGATION - Vol. 1, No. 4
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Institute of Navigation. Sydney. 1962. Edited by J.R. BRACE. Vol. 1, No. 4, December 1962. XVIII, 95, (3) with b/w illustrations. Soft covers. Near fine. 24 x 17.5.

Presidential address, The Magnetic Compass and the Longitude Problem by W. D. Heighway... Satellites for Navigation, by J. E. Clegg. Current, Temperature and Salinity measurements in Physical Oceanography, by B. V. Hamon. Modern Hydrography by A. H. Cooper. Marine Phosphorescence and Magnetism, by Brett Hilder...

53018
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION
NAVIGATION: the Journal of the Australian Institute of Navigation - Vol. 4, No. 1
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Institute of Navigation. Sydney. 1972. Vol. 4, No. 1, December 1972. Edited by Mrs. Sheila COHEN. Presidential address by Peter Manson. XVIII, 114 PP. Soft cover. Very good. 24 x 17.5.

The Apollo Programme, by Captain Frank Brown... Our Frontier, the Sea, by Professor C. E. Wallington...Satellite Dopler Navigation and Survey systems, by W. T. Muscio... Use of Lasers for Navigation, by J. E. Clegg... Sextants by Emmott...

30590
BAILEY, Eric
THE CHRISTMAS ISLAND STORY
$15.00 AUD

Stacey International & The Gilbert Islands Government. London. 1977. "Captain James Cook Bicentennial Edition 1777-1877". 88 PP & XVI PP with b/w colour illust. with 2 charts. FEP: Map of Christmas Is. REP: The Pacific setting of Christmas Island. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 15. 0905743083

Discovered by Capt. Cook on Christmas Eve, tells of its history for the following 200 years: whalers, guano, copra, atomic tests,...

66194
BATTLE OF YPRES
THE GREAT WAR (in The Illustrated London News "Australasian Edition", May 1915 Vol. CXLVI, No. 3968, May 8, 1915)
$40.00 AUD

The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd. London. 1915. P.581 - 612 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings, photos, portraits). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Large format: 40 x 28.5.

The War and the Royal Academy: 9 pages with 20 paintings. 2 pages with 52 portraits of "Dead on the Field of Honour: Officers killed in Action". ... Ypres in Belgium - War in South West Africa - Euphrates Valley - Cameroon ...

67556
BEARD, David
I CAN SAIL CIRCLES
$15.00 AUD

Author Brisbane. 1994. 1st Ed. 191 PP with drawings, 2 plans, 9 maps, 17 b/w and 16 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646206273

In 1990, David became the first person to sail single-handedly, non-stop around Australia (in 68 days).

38680
BEKEN, Frank & Keith
BEAUTY OF SAIL
$30.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1964. 1st Ed. Text by Alain Gliksman. 184 PP with 90 b/w photos & descriptions of yachts, plus 4 double-pages with 9 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed and with small pieces missing. Foxing of endpapers and on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. A scarce book. English & French text. 29.6 x 22.2.

Sailing boats & ocean-going speed boats. Photos & informative captions by the Bekens.

17576
BERRY, Greig
SHIPWRECKS OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES CENTRAL COAST, Volume 1, 1800-1899
$45.00 AUD

Author. Tacoma. 1994. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust., photos & maps in text. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note signed by the author on verso of title-page. Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 06462110991

Details in chronological order of wrecks along the Central Coast of NSW.

40779
BILLE, T.
EXPERIENCES WITH CONTROLLABLE PITCH PROPELLERS (in Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers - Volume 82, No. 8, August 1970)
$15.00 AUD

Institute of Marine Engineers. London. 1970. Contains article from P. 289 to 302 with 1 photo, 1 table and 8 figures. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 28 x 21.6.

74836
BIRMINGHAM, Richard
BOAT BUILDING TECHNIQUES ILLUSTRATED
$40.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1985. Reprint of the 1984 original. VIII, 312 PP with 15 tables and b/w illustrations (figures and photos). Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 0229116701

72592
BLACKMAN, Raymond V. B. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1950-51
$50.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot, Devon. 1975. Reprint of the 1951 oiginal. (4), 55 (advertisements), XXII, (6 Addenda), 506 PP with b/w illustrations (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: U.S.S. Franklin D. Roosevelt. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (HMS Ovean). Spine of dust jacket sunned. Faint stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 30.7. 0715369342

63435
BLOSSOM, Christopher
CHRISTOPHER BLOSSOM - Premier Maritime Artist
$20.00 AUD

The Greenwich Workshop Press. Shelton, Ct., USA. 2001. 1st Ed., in the New Century Artists series. 80 PP with 1 portrait, 9 colour photos and 32 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28. 0867130725

73863
BOSS-WALKER, Ian
PEAKS AND HIGH PLACES - Cradle-Mountain-Lake St. Clair National Park, Tasmania
$15.00 AUD

Scenery Preservation Board. Hobart. 1950. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 5 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 1 map at centre fold and 6 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 24.2 x 15.6.

A guide for hikers.

14641
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - "A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models" - Volume IV (Nos.13-16)
$70.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1977. Four volumes bound together. (4), 416 PP. Near fine. 21.6 x 18.8. 0851771092

33811
BOWEN, John (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 26
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1978. Issue No. 26, December 1978. 72 PP with b/w illust. Inside front cover: Schooner Mary Miller. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851771270

Contents include: North East Coast Sailing Cobles, Part 1, Ships That Served: The Clyde Paddle Steamer, HMS Crocodile, Schooner Modelling, Part 1, An Eighteenth Century Pirate Junk, ...

20146
BRAYNARD, Frank O.
SEARCH FOR THE TALL SHIPS - A sketchbook of the ships that came to Operation Sail 1976, the places visited in finding them, and the liners sailed on in this search
$20.00 AUD

Operation Ship. New York. 1977. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 202 drawings by the author. Fp: Bow on, the Royal Viking Star. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Address of previous owner at lower corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22.2.

The author organized the Operation Sail 1976, commemorating the 200th birthday of the United States of America. In his search for Tall Ships which could come to New York, he travelled widely with pen and ink in hand.

68507
BRAZIER, Mark & DAVIES, Shann
VIVA MACAU !
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Hong Kong. 1980. 1st Ed. Foreword by Stanley Ho. (12), 132 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title-page: Chart of mouth of Canton river with Macau. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, chipped dj. Signature of previous owner on first page. Very good. 29 x 21.5. 9620301617

History of the first European city built on the Asian mainland, and initially used as a warehouse for trade with Japan.

38418
BRENT, Peter
CAPTAIN SCOTT AND THE ANTARCTIC TRAGEDY
$20.00 AUD

Saturday Review Press. New York. 1974. 1st US edition. 223 PP with 21 colour and over 100 b/w illustrations. Title page: The Royal Society Range (watercolour). Fp: Captain Scott aged 36 (colour painting). Eps: Stacking up supplies at Scott's camp at Cape Evans. Hard cover, dj. Front cover of dust jacket partly faded, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 18.2. 0871502587

74520
BRODRIBB, William Adams & BENNETT, Lavinia Hasell
RECOLLECTIONS OF AN AUSTRALIAN SQUATTER by William Adams Brodribb & ACCOUNT OF A JOURNEY TO GIPPS LAND by Lavinia Hasell Bennett
$130.00 AUD

Queensberry Hill Press. Melbourne. 1976. Edition limited to 350 copies hand numbered (No. 90/350). XIV, 202, (2 errata), (2) PP with 13 hand-tipped facsimile reproductions of Diary pages, plus 1 folded map of New South Wales (1844), and 3 half-tone plates tipped in / pasted down. Quarter bound Kanpur Calf, spine with 6 raised bands and gilt name of authors, enclosed in a decorated slipcase. Folded flyer by Peter L. Marsh, publisher loosely inserted. Fine. 31 x 22. 0909174008

63003
BROGREN, Klas (editor)
ShipPax GUIDE 03 - Ferry, Cruise & Ro-Ro Register Yearbook
$25.00 AUD

ShipPax Information. Halmstad, Sweden. 2003. 2003 edition. 240 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, profiles and photos of ships). Pictorial soft cover (Mont St Michel). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Pages 10 to 107: The Mont St Michel Story, by Philippe Holthof. Brittany and Normandy, by Russell Plummer. Brittany Ferries: from feeder for farmers to ferries for cruisers, by Frederik Naumann ... Market Report.

63005
BROGREN, Klas (editor)
ShipPax GUIDE 05 - Ferry, Cruise & Ro-Ro Register Yearbook
$25.00 AUD

ShipPax Information. Halmstad, Sweden. 2005. 2005 edition. 254 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, profiles and photos of ships). Pictorial soft cover (Pont-Aven). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Pages 8 to 110: The Pont-Aven story / Les perfectionnistes français, by Philippe Holthof. Brittany Ferries & Meyer Werft, by Tom Todd. Brittany Ferries Broker, by Frederik Naumann. ... Market Report.

74709
BROOKE, Robert
BEAUTIFUL BOATS - A Selection of Classic New Zealand Yacht Designs
$45.00 AUD

Robert Brooke / New Zealand Traditional Boatbuilding School. NZ. 2016. Reprint of March 2016. 105 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (sketches, line-drawings and photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Beautiful Boats: 47 of them.

74827
BROOKS, John & HILL, Ruth Ann
HOW TO BUILD GLUED-LAPSTRAKE WOODEN BOATS
$45.00 AUD

WoodenBoat Publications. Brooklin, Maine. 2004. Reprint of the 2004 edition. (VI), 281 PP with 18 b/w photos (14 headpieces and 310 b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans, sketches and photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 28.5 x 22. 9780937822586

74587
BROWN, Joan C.
POVERTY IS NOT A CRIME, The Development of Social Services in Tasmania 1803-1900
$35.00 AUD

Tasmanian Historical Research Association. Hobart. 1972. 1st edition. xix, 192 PP plus16 pages with19 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dust jacket. A fine copy. 25 x 17.5. 090947902X

74758
BROXAM, Graeme & MAYS, Nicole
THOSE THAT SURVIVE, Tasmania's Vintage & Veteran Commercial and Government Vessels - No. 49A, in the Roebuck series
$80.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2022. 1st Ed. VIII, 298 PP with b/w and colour photos throughout. Signed by Graeme Broxam (co-author) on the title-page. Pictorial laminated boards. New. 29 x 22.5. 9780648725268

Ocean-going Sail, Sea-Going Sail, Coastal and Riverine Sail Traders, Motor Ships, River Steamers, Motor Ferries and Excursion Boats, Harbour Craft and Government Vessels, Fishing Vessels, ....

74759
BROXAM, Graeme & MAYS, Nicole
THOSE THAT SURVIVE, Tasmania's Vintage & Veteran Recreational Vessels - No. 49B, in the Roebuck series
$90.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2022. 1st Ed. VIII, 350 PP with b/w and colour photos throughout. Signed by Graeme Broxam on the title-page. Pictorial laminated boards. New. 29 x 22.5. 9780648725275

Steam Yachts, Yachts, Motor Boats and Launches, Small Pleasure Craft: Dinghies and Others.

74781
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
SHIPWRECKS OF THE FURNEAUX GROUP
$25.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2023. 1st Ed. XII, 91 PP with 5 charts, 4 maps and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Small rub at top of spine, o/wise as new. 26.5 x 21. 9780648725182

74782
BROXAM, Graeme & NASH, Michael
SHIPWRECKS OF KING ISLAND
$25.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2023. 1st Ed. XII, 76 PP with 2 charts, 4 maps and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed on the title page by Graeme Broxam (Co-author and Publisher). New. 26.5 x 21. 9780648725299

Shipwreck of: Cataraqui, in 1845 ... City of Melbourne, in 1852.

74633
BRYER, Robin
JOLIE BRISE, A Tall Ship's Tale
$25.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 1997. Ast paperback edition of the 1982 original. XIII, 260 PP with b/w illust. in text plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers, Spine with 2 light creases, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 9780713647853

The career of this famous ship, built as pilot cutter in Le Havre in 1913.

71774
BULLEN, Frank T.
THE CRUISE OF THE "CACHALOT" - Round the World after Sperm Whales
$40.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1928. Reprint of a 1926 edition ?. XX, 301 PP with 1 map and 27 endpieces, plus 7 colour plates and the endpapers illustrated by Mead Schaeffer. Cloth covers, gilt title and illustrations on front board and gilt title on a sunned spine. Top outside edge tinted. Copy lacking the frontispiece called for. Paper ageing but very little foxing. Covers with light shelf wear and binding a little loose. Overall still a very good copy of this illustrated edition. 24.2 x 18.5.

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

74362
BURGESS, J. Tom
KNOTS TIES AND SPLICES, A Handbook for Seafarers, Travellers, & all who use Cordage with Historical, Heraldic, and Practical Notes
$30.00 AUD

E.W. Cole. Melbourne. No date. c. 1880's. VIII, 101 PP with over 185 figures in text. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges tinted. A near fine copy of an early edition. 18.7 x 12.5.

61891
BURNS, PHILP
THE B.P. MAGAZINE, Australia's Finest Quarterly. Vol. V, No. 1
$50.00 AUD

Burns, Philp & Company Limited. Sydney. 1932. Vol. V, No. 1, December 1932, edited by Dora Payter. 108 PP with b/w photos and period advertisements in colour. Pictorial soft cover (The Girl with the Rabbit, by W. B. McInnes). Near fine. 29.4 x 24.

Quarterly magazine containing articles on: Southern Royalty (Queen Morau Pomare in Tahiti), by Elsa Chauvel. "Heathen Chinese", An incident of the South Seas, by Marc T. Greene. Modern Ships and Modern Decoration, by H. A. MacDonald.

74622
BURTON, Robert
SOUTH GEORGIA
$25.00 AUD

The Commissioner of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. King Edward Point, Grytviken. 2012. 3rd edition of the 1996 original. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5.

Pages 40 to 49: Seals & Whales / Sealing and Whaling.

16477
BUTLER, Jean Campbell
DANGER SHARK!
$15.00 AUD

Scentific Book Club. London. 1965. Reprint of 1964 orig. 191 PP with b/w illust. Hard cover, dust jacket. Near fine. 22 x 14.

Factual account of the shark and its predatory attacks on mankind.

74595
BUTTAR, Prit
COLLISION OF EMPIRES - The War on the Eastern Front in 1914
$40.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. Oxford. 2016 1st paperback edition of the 2014 original. 472 PP with 17 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 9781472813183

74783
BUTTS, I.R.
THE MERCHANT'S & SHIPMASTER'S MANUAL AND SHIPBUILDER'S AND SAILMAKER'S ASSISTANT
$150.00 AUD

I. R. Butts & Co. Boston. 1860. 1st edition (abridged and altered from the "Merchant's and Mechanic's Assistant"). 132, 24, VIII, 9-94, (2) PP with tables and b/w illustrations (1 woodcut , 3 figures and 9 plates). Rebacked copy. Original boards leather bound with matching cloth spine and a red vignette with gilt title and renewed endpapers. Signature of original owner on verso of title page. Ageing of paper, occasional foxing. A very good copy of a rare title. 19.6 x 13..

64406
CARPENTER, Jon, PIGOTT, Louis & WHITWELL, Hugh
A WATCH FROM H.M.S. PANDORA (in Antiquarian Horology)
$15.00 AUD

The Antiquarian Horological Society. London. 1985. Volume Fifteen, No. Six, December 1995. Edited by Dr. J. M. Plowman. Extract: Pages 560 to 572 and 601 with 15 b/w illustrations. Stapled pictorial soft wrappers, cover illustrated with Figure 8. Very good. 24.7 x 18.5.

70097
CHANDLER, George
LIVERPOOL SHIPPING, A Short History
$20.00 AUD

Phoenix House. London. 1960. 1st Ed. XI, 12-256 PP with 36 line drawings (house flags and funnels), plus 30 pages with 54 b/w plates. Fp: Liverpool's Pier Head from an Atlantic Liner. FEP: Liverpool's Cunard Group's world-wide services. REP: Liverpool's Blue Funnel Group's Services. Cloth cover, title on spine. Light wear to covers, o/wise contents are fine. 22.7 x 15.2.

Liverpool's shipping companies, and their part in world trade.

18551
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE BALTIMORE CLIPPER: Its Origin & Development
$20.00 AUD

Dover. New York. 1988. 1st soft cover edition of the 1930 original. XII, 192 PP, (16 publications) with 48 plans, plus 34 pages with 35 b/w plates. Fp: Baltimore Clipper Privateer Schooner. Soft covers, pictorial front. Edges of covers slightly rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges. Book plate of previous owner on recto of frontispiece. Near fine. 23.3 x 16.5. 0486257657

74752
CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley
THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD - Antarctic 1910-13
$30.00 AUD

Picador/Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd. London. 1994. In the "Picador Travel Classics" series with an Introduction by Paul Theroux. XCV, 607 PP with 4 maps (redrawn by E.J. Hatch), ribbon page marker. Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 13. 9780330335850

Scott's last expedition to the Antarctic.

21246
CHISHOLM, Jocelyn
CAPTAIN CATTLIN TOWARDS NEW ZEALAND
$15.00 AUD

Author. Wellington. 1994. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, facsimile, paintings). Title-page: Facsimile of Journal of a Voyage...1827. Eps: Map of South West Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 17.5. 0959759719

Trading between Australia & New Zealand. Whaling off Kermadec, Tonga, Solomons... between 1827 & 1837.

71512
CHISHOLM, Jocelyn
BRIND OF THE BAY OF ISLANDS, Some Readings & Notes of Thirty Years in the Life of a Whaling Captain
$50.00 AUD

Author. Wellington. 1979. First limited edition of 400 copies and signed by the author on half-title page. 92 PP plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Fp: Silhouette of Capt. W.D. Brind. Eps: Plan of Korakera. Gilt-engraved hard cover. A little light foxing around edges and top outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 15.5. 0473000261

Captain Brind commanded the whaling ships Cumberland (1819-1822), Asp (1822-24), Emily (1825-1828), Toward Castle (1828-1835), then the Narwhal (1836-1840).

74414
CIANCI, Bruno
LEGENDARY SAILBOATS - Beken of Cowes
$80.00 AUD

White Star Publishers / De Agostini Libri. Novara, Italy. 2014. 1st Ed. Translation by Guillermo Gonzalez. Foreword by Kenneth Beken. 208 PP with 90 b/w photos (including 27 on double page. Hard covers, pictorial front and back covers, dj. Fine (mint condition). 39 x 28.2. 9788854408531

69834
CLARKSON, John & FENTON, Roy
NEW ZEALAND AND FEDERAL LINES
$35.00 AUD

John & Marion Clarkson. Preston, UK. 1995. 1st Ed., in the Ships in Focus series. 89 PP with 194 b/w photos. Title page: Surrey, 1929. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.2. 0952117940

35393
CLEMENTS, Kevin (editor)
PEACE AND SECURITY IN THE ASIA PACIFIC REGION
$20.00 AUD

United Nations University Press & Dunmore Press. Tokyo & Palmerston North, N.Z. 1993. 1st Ed. 400 PP with tables and 2 figures. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.6. 0864691726

17 papers on the major peace and security issues confronting the Asia Pacific region.

61349
COCHRANE, Peter
TOBRUK 1941
$15.00 AUD

ABC Books. Sydney. 2008. Reprint of the 2005 original. XXVIII, 116 PP with 2 maps and around 135 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Oblong: 22.8 x 25.4. 9780733314070

47504
COCKETT, F. B.
PETER MONAMY 1681-1749 And His Circle
$20.00 AUD

Antique Collectors' Club. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 119 PP with 2 b/w drawings, 6 colour paintings, 10 flags in colour, 37 b/w plates and 58 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Monamy, the painter exhibiting a sea piece, by William Hogarth. FEP: Calm estuary scene. REP: The capture of Porto Bello. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine., dj. Fine. 28 x 21.6. 1851493395

Isaac Sailmaker, Adrian van Diest, Lorenzo A. Castro...

56646
COLLEDGE, J. J.
SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY: An Historical Index - Volume 1: Major Ships (Excluding Trawlers, Drifters, Tugs, Etc.)
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1969. 1st Ed. 624 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Newspaper clipping tipped in on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed. Faint foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 071534353X

Covers about 13,000 ships. From "Abelard Submarine 1945 "A" Class, Portsmouth Dockyard, to "Zulu" Frigate, 2300 Tons ..

74509
COLLIER, Graham & Patricia
ANTARCTIC ODYSSEY - In the Footsteps of the South Polar Explorers
$15.00 AUD

Robinson Publishing. London. 1999. 1st UK Ed. XIV, 194 PP with 9 maps, 14 b/w and 55 colour photos (photographs by Patricia Graham Collier). Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 28.8 x 20.2. 1841191043

17039
COLTHEART, Lenore & FRASER, Don
LANDMARKS IN PUBLIC WORKS - Engineers and their Works in New South Wales 1884-1914
$25.00 AUD

Public Works Dept. / Hale & Iremonger. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by L. J. Brereton. 144 PP with b/w illust. (plans, maps & charts, photos). Fp: Macquarie Lighthouse, 1883. FEP: Span for Pyrmont Bridge, Sydney. REP: Bird's-eye view of a cantilever design for a bridge across Sydney Harbour. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots inside dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 27.2 x 22. 0868062960

The modern monuments of two hundred years of European occupation in NSW. One chapter on Harbours and Rivers (removal of bars, dredging, lighthouses ...).

74824
COPELAND, Sebastian
ANTARCTICA - A Call to Action
$20.00 AUD

Earth Aware Editions. San Rafael, Ca. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Orlando Bloom. 96 PP with colour photos. Hard covers, pictorial boards, dj. A fine copy. Oblong: 23 x 18. 9781601090270

74884
CORNFORD, L. Cope
THE SEA CARRIERS 1825-1925 - The Aberdeen Line
$100.00 AUD

The Aberdeen Line. London. 1925. 1st Ed., with a preface by the Right Honourable The Viscount Burnham. (4), IV, 79, (5) PP, plus 12 aquatint plates with tissue guard. Fp: Portrait of Geo. Thompson, Jr. Original boards with cloth spine, gilt title and house-flag on front cover, top edge gilt. Covers slightly rubbed and soiled. Offsetting on endpapers and light foxing, otherwise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 22.8 x 15.5.

How England succeeded in dominating the world shipping scene. Some beautiful plates: creation of Aberdeen Line, Melbourne 1850, Sydney, early 19th Century, "Childe Harold" 1828, "Thermopylae" 1868, "Miltiades" 1871, SS Sophocles..

43328
COTTEE, Kay
FIRST LADY - A History-Making Solo Voyage Around The World
$50.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 1989. 1st Ed. VI, 226 PP with 1 drawing, 2 plans and 7 weather maps, plus 24 pages with 47 colour photos. Eps: Route of "Blackmores First Lady". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 24 x 16. 0732900158

The first woman to complete a solo non-stop and unassisted voyage around the globe. Departure Sydney 29th November 1987, rounded Cape Horn 19th January 1988, Halfway point at Sao Pedro and Sao Paulo Rocks 27th February 1988, returned Sydney 5th June 1988.

22425
COTTER, Charles H.
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
$30.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1974. 1st Ed. IX, 164 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 16.5.

Geography, geology, weather, currents... The Atlantic Islands. Discovery. Economic resources and trade. Political and strategic background.

65808
COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris
WHERE AUSTRALIANS FOUGHT - The Encyclopaedia of Australia's Battles
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ian McLachlan. XIV, 306 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans, diagrams and drawings, engravings, paintings & photos). Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18. 1864486112

74450
COX, G. W.
SHIPS IN TASMANIAN WATERS, Riverboats, Ferries and the Floating Bridge
$15.00 AUD

Fuller's Bookshop. Hobart. 1971. 1st Ed. XI, 224 PP with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Ferry steamer. Cloth cover. Fine. 25 x 18.

Tasmania's maritime history: ferry travel, shipwrecks, steam racing. The Hobart bridge story.

74736
CRAIG, Darrell Max
THE ART OF KENDO
$25.00 AUD

Shambhala Publications. Boston. 2003. 4th reprint of the 1999 original. XII, 238 PP with b/w illustrations (13 headpieces, 23 photos & prints and 134 series of figures). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 23.2 x 20.5. 9781590300145

A Comprehensive Introduction to the Philosophy and Practice of the Art of the Sword

37979
CREDLAND, Arthur G.
THE HULL WHALING TRADE - An Arctic Enterprise
$15.00 AUD

Hutton Press. Beverley, East Yorkshire. 1995. 1st Ed. 155 PP with 1 map, 12 colour and 98 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 19.9 x 20.8. 9781872167732

Whaling fisheries: Greenland and Davis Strait...

69817
CUBBIN, Graeme
HARRISONS OF LIVERPOOL - A Chronicle of Ships and Men 1830-2002
$100.00 AUD

World Ship Society / Ships in Focus Publications. Gravesend / Preston, UK. 2003. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir Thomas Pilkington. XII, 13-400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, plans, photos and 3 pages with 20 Flags and 13 Funnels). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 30.2 x 21.3. 1901703487

74114
CUNLIFFE, Tom
THE COMPLETE YACHTMASTER - Sailing, Seamanship,and Navigation for the Modern Yacht Skipper
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2016. 3rd edition of the 1994 original. (8), 236 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (84 figures and 31 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine/as new condition. 25.2 x 17.5. 9780713652475

74439
CUTLER, Carl C.
GREYHOUNDS OF THE SEA - The Story of the American Clipper Ship
$40.00 AUD

Halcyon House. New York. 1930. 1st Ed. XXVIII, 592 PP with 34 headpieces and 13 pages for 23 "Ship and Sail Plans", plus 3 "Duotone" plates, 8 "colour" plates and 31 plates with 51 half-tone illustrations. Tinted top edge. Fp: "Northern Light". Eps: Clipper ship sailing tracks. Blue cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover. Covers rubbed and worn, head and foot of spine frayed. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper and half title page. Ageing of paper, occasional foxing hinges reinforced. Otherwise a good copy of the first edition. Image shows the title-page. 27 x 20.

The rise and decline of the American clipper ship.

74904
DADE, Ernest
SAIL AND OAR, One hundred drawings of Yorkshire's North Sea Fishery before the advent of steam
$35.00 AUD

Lodestar Books. London. 2013. Soft cover edition of the original of 1933. 224 PP with the author's drawings throughout. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.5 x 16. 9781907206238

Contains over 200 pen and ink drawings by the author while at sea on his own boat or from onboard the fishing boats themselves.

16479
DAKIN, William J.
GREAT BARRIER REEF and some mention of other Australian coral reefs
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1955. Reprint of the 1950 original. 133, (2 Index) PP with b/w photos & maps. Hard cover, dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise contents are near fine. 24.7 x 15.

71205
DALLAS, K.M.
TRADING POSTS OR PENAL COLONIES, The Commercial Significance of Cook's New Holland Route to the Pacific
$25.00 AUD

Richmond & Sons. Devonport, Tas. 1969. 1st Ed. (2), 132 PP. FEP: Sketch map of Pacific Ocean & hulk at Deptford. REP: Hulk and convicts screening ballast at Woolwich. Pictorial stiff covers. A light crease of top corner of front cover, neat stamp of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.

The choice of Botany Bay, the discoveries of Cook and others, fur trade of the North Pacific and whaling in the South Pacific.

66927
DAVIDSON, René
WHALEMEN OF TWOFOLD BAY
$30.00 AUD

René Davidson. Eden, NSW. 2004. 2nd edition. XI, 172, (3 index) PP with 2 maps and many b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 21 x 29.5. 0949362026

Historical photographs on the whales, their chases, the whalemen and their family life.

45591
DAVIES, Hunter
IN SEARCH OF COLUMBUS
$20.00 AUD

Sinclair-Stevenson. London. 1991. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 4 maps, 17 tail and 21 head pieces, plus 8 pages with 15 colour photographs. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 16. 1856190676

62533
DAVIS, William C.
THE PIRATES LAFFITE: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf
$30.00 AUD

Harcourt, Inc. Orlando, Fl. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 706 PP, plus 8 pages with b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 plans, 4 facsimile of signatures, 6 portraits and 5 drawings / paintings). FEP: map "The Laffites' Louisiana. REP: map "The Laffites' "Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 9780151004035

Jean Lafitte: corsair and/or pirate, hero and/or slave trader. Trader and smuggler...

75044
DAY, Cyrus Lawrence
KNOTS AND SPLICES - A Pocket Manual
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Ltd. London. 1962. 5th impression of the 1953 original. 64 PP with 86 figures (196 "step by step" b/w photos). Hard covers, illustrated front. Top and bottom of spine and edges of covers are worn and have been repaired. Contents are still good. 14.5 x 11.5.

Basic knots and the relationship of one knot to another is examined, and over 190 step by step photographs show how to tie anything.

74602
DAY, David
ANTARCTICA - A Biography
$25.00 AUD

Knopf Book / Random House. Sydney. 2012. 1st Ed. IX, 614 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Maps in colour. FEP: A New Map of the World, 1703. REP: Map of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781741669084

71004
DICK, Howard, STEVERSON, Iain, CAROLIN, Mike, PEMBERTON, Barry, REX, Lindsay, COX, Rex & PRIEST, Russell
ANL - A Fleet History of AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL LINE, 1957-1999
$85.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia Inc. Melbourne. 2020. 1st Ed. X, 349 PP with b/w illustrations (3 plans & 93 photos) and lavish colour illustrations (1 cut-away, 3 house-flags, 4 funnels and 245 photos). Vignette on title page (in colour): Funnel of Empress of Australia . FEP: Australian Venture arriving Sydney. REP: Flinders Range arriving Risdon / Hobart. Pictorial laminated boads. New. 30.2 x 21.5. 9780975689646

A fleet history, written and informed by the knowledge, experience and insight of those who sailed on and worked with the ships. Covers the complex forty-year transition from conventional shipping to modern bulk-handling and containers along with the nation-building role of the ANL, whose flag still flies across the region as a subsidiary of French CMA CGM.

66795
DOOLAN, Ken
HMAS TOBRUK: Warship for Every Crisis
$100.00 AUD

Grinkle Press. Queanbeyan, NSW. 2007. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Peter Gration. (12), 158 PP with 62 b/w illustrations. Fp: Tobruk after exercise "Caltrop Force '89". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.3. 0980282101

12513
DORSET, Phyllis Flanders
HISTORIC SHIPS AFLOAT
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1967. 1st Ed. (8), 168 PP with tables & 1 plan plus 40 b/w photos. Fp: Frigate Constellation at anchor in Baltimore Harbour. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). A very good copy. 23.8 x 16.

Guide to 33 American ships which can be seen from Massachusetts (USS Massachusetts) to Hawaii (Falls of Clyde). Classed according to US history/period: ships of colonization (Mayflower), windjammers (Star of India),..

50910
DU CHAILLU, Paul B.
EXPLORATIONS & ADVENTURES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA; with accounts of the manners and customs of the people, and of the chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and other animals
$50.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1987. Facsimile reprint of the 1861 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. XVIII, 480 PP with 42 text illustrations, plus 1 large folded map at rear of book and 27 plates. Fp (folded): The Gorilla. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands, ribbon page-marker. All edges gilt. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415074

35580
DULLES, Foster Rhea
THE OLD CHINA TRADE
$30.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's. London. 1974. Reprint in the Macdonald Maritime History series. (18), 228 PP, plus 12 plates with 16 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Canton factories before 1821. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed on back and with spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22 x 14. 0356047555

The Yankee traders from the end of the US War of Independence to the Treaty of Wanghia signed in 1844. Seal fisheries, beche-de-mer and sandalwood from the South Seas, opium trade and war,...

17700
DUNMORE, John
PACIFIC EXPLORER, The Life of Jean-François de La Pérouse 1741-1788
$15.00 AUD

Dunmore Press. Palmerston North, NZ. 1985. 1st Ed. 318 PP with 1 genealogical tree, 8 maps and 26 bw illust. Title spread: La Pérouse's ship anchored at Maui, Hawaii. FEP: Portrait of La Pérouse. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 16. 0864690487

Biography of La Pérouse, family background, years in the Indian Ocean, campaigns against the Royal Navy, his two-and-half years expedition to the Pacific between 1785 and 1788.

66440
DUNMORE, John
FRENCH EXPLORERS IN THE PACIFIC - VOLUME II: The Nineteenth Century
$100.00 AUD

O.U.P. Oxford. 1969. 1st Ed. (VIII), 428 PP with 12 maps. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket is a little browned around edges with light soiling, a few small chips or closed tears and is now plastic protected. Light foxing around outside page edges, o/wise contents are fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Nicolas Baudin, Louis de Freycinet, Duperrey, Hyacinthe de Bougainville, Dumont d'Urville, Laplace, Vaillant, Dupetit-Thouars.

74757
DUNN, Laurence
PASSENGER LINERS
$50.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1961. 1st edition. (4), 474, (18 adv.) PP with b/w photos throughout, 6 pages with 120 funnels in colour, and a comprehensive index and addenda. Fp: R.M.S. Windsor Castle, flagship of the Union-Castle fleet. Eps: maps showing major passenger ports. Red cloth cover, gilt devices on front. Remnants of tape parks on endpapers, o/wise a very nice copy of the scarce first edition. 25.5 x 19.

A comprehensive work with sections on Great Britain, the Americas, Europe, Mediterranean, Asia and Australasia, Russia and the Communist Bloc. Contains an extensive index of companies, shipbuilders, ship names, changes, etc...

43344
DURUZ, Rosamund (editor)
LOCH ARD CENTENARY, Souvenir Booklet
$20.00 AUD

Heytesbury District Historical Society. Port Campbell, Vic. 1979. 1st Ed. (6), 54 PP with 1 "Postmarker" and 12 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2. 086825116X

Wreck of the Clipper Loch Ard, near Port Campbell, 1st June 1878. 2 survivors.

68367
DUYKER, Edward
A DICTIONARY OF SEA QUOTATIONS: From Ancient Egypt to the Present
$40.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 2007. 1st Ed. XXIV, 440 PP with 87 b/w illustrations including frontispiece and 27 headpieces. Hard covers with a small bump at top and bottom of spine, near fine dust jacket. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. A near fine copy. 24.8 x 18. 9780522857311

48287
EDWARDS, Lieut.-Commander Kenneth
THE NAVY OF TO-DAY
$15.00 AUD

Blackie & Son. London. 1940. July 1940 reprint of the June 1939 original. 206 PP, plus 16 plates with 29 b/w photos. Fp: A destroyer at high speed laying a smoke screen. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Brief note on front endpaper. Foxing, mostly on prelims and around outside edges. Very good. 23.2 x 17.4.

Armed merchant ships, the big ships, the small ships, the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Marines ....

74501
ELLIS, Richard
MEN AND WHALES
$35.00 AUD

Robert Hale Limited. London. 1992. 1st UK Edition. XV, 542 PP, with 292 b/w illust. (including 15 paintings & 10 maps by the author), 3 pages of glossary terms and 22 pages of bibliography. Fp: The Glory Days of Yankee Whaling, as portrayed by Clifford Ashley. A gam between the bark Sunbeam and the ship James Arnold. Eps: Engraving from the Nuremberg (1760) edition of the 1720 Dutch work by C.F. Zorgdrager of the Greenland whale fishery. Papered boards, cloth spine, pictorial dust jacket with a small scratch on the front. An otherwise fine copy. 28 x 23. 0709147339

The complex history of men and whales, from the first commercial whaling by Basques of 10th Century France and Spain, to the International Whaling Commission and the worldwide movement to protect the whales.

20684
ENGEMAN, Jack
ANNAPOLIS, THE LIFE OF A MIDSHIPMAN
$15.00 AUD

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc. New York. 1966. 8th Printing (a revised edition from the 1965 original). Foreword by David L. McDonald, U.S. Navy. VIII, 120 PP profusely illustrated with over 400 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.8 x 21.5.

18600
EVANS, Alun
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Sydney. 1988. 1st edition in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps: Crest of the RAN. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0949118249

The tradition of Australia's ships and sailors at war. In both World Wars and later, the involvement in Korea and Vietnam.

74137
EVANS, Peter (editor)
FAIRMILE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Volume 1
$65.00 AUD

The Fairmile Association / Australian Military History Publications. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. Foreword by H. G. Percival. XII, 276 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, 4 maps, plans, photos...). Fp: Fairmile ML 809. Laminated pictorial boards. Spine lightly sunned, name label of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise a fine copy. 25.2 x 18. 01876439866

74526
EYRE, Edward John
JOURNALS OF EXPEDITIONS OF DISCOVERY INTO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, and Overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the Years 1840-1 (in 2 Volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1964. Facsimile Reprint of the 1845 original. No. 7 in the "Australiana Facsimile Editions" series. Volume I: (2), XVIII, (2), 448 PP, plus 11 plates (6 of them on some new animals), and 1 folded map of Australia inside pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Fp: Tenberry with wife and child. Volume II: (2), VI, 512 PP with 1 drawing, plus 11 b/w plates and 1 large folded "Map of Mr. Eyre's Routes in Central Australia" inside the pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Fp: Distribution of flour at Moorunde. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. A near fine copy. 21.8 x 14.5.

..Sent by the Colonists of South Australia, with the sanction and support of the Government, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines and the state of their relations with Europeans.

74828
FAGGETTER, Colin
BOAT BUILDING IN WOOD: From Lofting to Launching
$55.00 AUD

Waterline Books / Airlife Publishing. Shrewsbury, UK. 1995. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 3 b/w photos and 95 b/w illustrations (77 figures and 18 photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 9781853105302

70056
FERGUSON, Sandy
FROM BURMA TO BARRA - The life and times of a Marine Superintendent
$50.00 AUD

Ardminish Press. Isle of Gigha, Argyll, Scotland. 2008. 1st Ed. 158 PP with b/w illustrations, plus XXIV pages with 15 b/w illustrations (1 letter, 1 newspaper clipping and 13 photos) and 32 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.7. 9780955376535

61898
FIENNES, Sir Ranulph
TRANSGLOBE EXPEDITION 1979-1982
$25.00 AUD

Transglobe Expedition. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 52 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Centrefold: Map in colour of the route of the Transglobe Expedition. Inside front cover: letter from H.R.H. Prince Charles. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Signed on front cover by Ranulph Fiennes. Covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21.

Promotional brochure for "the first longitudinal circumnavigation of the world by land, sea and ice".

18598
FIRKINS, Peter
OF NAUTILUS AND EAGLES - History of the Royal Australian Navy
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. Melbourne. 1983. Revised and updated edition from the 1975 original. VIII, 279 PP with 19 maps, plus 36 pages with 69 b/w photos. Eps: Naval Review. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 091482909

74532
FITZGERALD, Caroline
LETTERS FROM THE BAY OF ISLANDS, The Story of Marianne Williams
$40.00 AUD

Sutton Publishing. Stroud. 2004. 1st Edition. xviii, 270 PP plus 16 pages with 29 b/w plates. Hard cover, dust jacket. A fine copy. 24 x 16. 0750935967

In 1822 Marianne Williams lived in a remote missionary and isolated from European contact. Her letters to family back in England recount events and her interaction with the Maori in the area.

74213
FITZSIMONS, Peter
MAWSON, and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age: Scott, Shackleton and Amundsen
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2012. 1st paperback edition of the 2011 original. XXVI, 737 PP with 10 b/w illustrations (3 drawings, 6 maps and 1 relief drawing), plus 16 pages with 40 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781742752792

21443
LE FLEMING, H.M.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR I, No. 1 - Battleships
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan in the ABC Series. London. 1959. 64 PP with 65 b/w photos & 4 pages with drawings recognition features. Pict. card cover. Very good. Small format: 18 x 12.3.

From wooden walls to steel battleships (1861-1893) and dreadnoughts, naval events 1906-1918.

39161
FLETCHER, Commandant M. H.
THE WRNS - A History of the Women's Royal Naval Service
$20.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 152 b/w photos. Fp: Crest of W.R.N.S. Hard cover, dj. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.3 x 22.5. 0713461853

Illustrated history of the WRNS with extensive appendices including a complete list of names from the WRNS Book of Remembrance.

44855
FRAME, Tom
WHERE FATE CALLS, THE HMAS VOYAGER TRAGEDY
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XXIX, 447 PP with 32 figures, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.2. 0340549688

The collision on the night of 10th Feb. 1964 between the destroyer Voyager and the aircraft carrier Melbourne with the death of 82 men. Australia's worst peacetime naval disaster & the sequel of two controversial investigations lasting 4 years.

56907
FREELEAGUS, L. G. (Sandy Hi Rob), Ex WOETP4 SM
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HERITAGE
$35.00 AUD

Author. Macleay Island, Qld. 2005. 1st Ed. (6), 60 PP with 1 b/w illustration per page by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 20.5 x 14.6. 0958806489

69835
FRICKER, Philip J.
BEKEN OF COWES OCEAN LINERS
$70.00 AUD

Reed's Nautical Books. Corsham, UK. 1992. 1st Ed. 319 PP with over 150 b/w & colour photographs by the Beken family (Frank William, Alfred Keith and Kenneth John). Fp (in colour): "Majesty of the Seas" of the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line in April 1992. Hard cover, dj with a light crease and a couple of small nicks. Foxing spots on half title page and last page and inside of dust jacket, o/wise a near fine copy. Large oblong: 25 x 32. 0947637427

Splendid pictures covering over a hundred years. From the Albert Ballin to the Windhuk and the Windsor Castle with details and short history of each vessel together with a b/w or colour photo.

21060
GANTER, Regina
THE PEARL-SHELLERS OF TORRES STRAIT, Resource Use, Development and Decline, 1860s-1960s
$60.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1994. 1st Ed. XVIII, 300 PP with 3 tables, 3 fig. & 5 maps, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14. 0522845479

The progress of pearl-shelling from its heyday, through several crises due to over-fishing to its present cautious management.

74582
GARDINER, A.G.
LIFE OF GEORGE CADBURY
$30.00 AUD

Cassell & Company. London. 1923. 1st Ed. ix, 324 PP plus 9 pages with 12 b/w plates. Fp: George Cadbury at the age of 78. Blue cloth cover with device on front, gilt title on spine. Minimal shkelf wear and occasional light foxing. A near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

George Cadbury was the third son of John Cadbury, a Quaker who founded Cadbury's cocoa and chocolate company in Britain.

68418
GARDNER, D. F. & HOBBS, J. E.
THE UNION STEAM SHIP COMPANY STEAM SHIPS
$30.00 AUD

Millwood Press. Wellington. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 50 colour paintings (on full page) by J.E. Hobbs. Fp (in colour): S.S. Rotomahana 1879-1925. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28. 0908582412

Pictorial record of the Union Company: steamships, coasters, short sea traders, deep sea passenger liners.

14328
GARRETT, K. S.
EVERARD OF GREENHITHE
$60.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1991. 1st Ed. 238 PP with 1 map (Greenhithe on the River Thames), 6 full page of colour illustrations (3 funnels & colours) and 408 b/w photos of sailing barges (30), motor vessels and port scenes. Fp: Colour painting Greenhithe, Kent. Eps: General particulars of Pamela Everard. Cloth cover, gilt-decorated front cover (house flag), gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617584

Company started in 1922 by the manager of the shipyard which was building & repairing sailing barges.

61779
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - Today and Tomorrow (Part 1)
$15.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral S. R. Gilmore. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781921951343

Surface Combatants - Submarines - Mine Warfare Vessels - Patrol Boats.

44785
GLASSPOOL, J. & MICHAELIS, J.
BOATS OF THE LONGSHOREMEN
$15.00 AUD

Nautical. Lymington, U.K. 1977. 1st Ed. 136 PP with line drawings by Jane Michaelis. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped) with a lightly sunned spine. A near fine copy. 25.8 x 17.5. 0245531114

The boats which put out from beaches and open stretches of the coast. The Portland Lerret, Shetland Yole, Marseille Dory, ... Their hulls, riggings, etc ...

17592
GLEESON, Max
SHIPWRECKS, STORMS & SEAMEN OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST
$15.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 1 map, 7 drawings, 46 b/w & 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17. 0646280198

Stories on 11 of the shipwrecks of the NSW coast. Cawarra in 1866 off Nobby's Headland (Newcastle), .. Keilawarra in 1886 near North Solitary Island (Coffs Harbour), .. Merimbula in 1928 on Beecroft Head (North of Jervis Bay).

55507
GODARD, Philippe & DE KERROS, Tugdual
1772: THE FRENCH ANNEXATION OF NEW HOLLAND: The Tale of Louis de Saint Aloüarn
$30.00 AUD

Western Australia Museum. Perth. 2008. 1st English edition. Translated from the 2002 French original, by Odette Margot, Myra Stanbury & Sue Baxter. (10), 269, (3) PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations (18 head pieces, 17 facsimile of documents), plus 48 PP with 68 b/w or colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.6 x 15.3. 9781920843984

17956
GOODMAN, John B. III.
THE GOLD RUSH, Voyage of the Ship LOO CHOO Around the Horn in 1849
$30.00 AUD

Cumming Press. Mount Pleasant, Mich. 1977. 1st limited ed. of 487 copies. XXXII, 61 PP. Cloth cover with gilt device on front. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.7.

The Loo Choo voyage to California, told through letters.

30859
GORDON, G. A. H.
BRITISH SEAPOWER AND PROCUREMENT BETWEEN THE WARS - A Reappraisal of Rearmament
$30.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1988. 1st US Ed. IX, 321 PP with 2 organisation diagrams. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Bookplate and Ex Libris stamps (in blind) on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 0870218948

The industrial roots of the Royal Navy: interdependence between Admiralty and the heavy armament firms.

69029
GORDON, Malcolm R.
FROM CHUSAN TO SEA PRINCESS - The Australian Services of the P & O and Orient Lines
$30.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 106 b/w pictures & 16 colour photos. Fp: Launching of ORCADES. FEP: ORSOVA beneath Sydney Bridge. REP: ORCADES, ORONSAY & OTRANTO in Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. 27 x 19.2. 0868617639

From the arrival in 1825 of the Chusan to serve Singapore, and the arrival of the Orient Line in 1877, to the advent of jet services.

74617
GORIS, Dr. R.
BALI - GODSDIENST EN CEREMONIËN
$100.00 AUD

KPM / Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij. Batavia, Java. c. 1930. 1st Ed. No pagination, 78 PP with decoration on text pages, and 50 b/w photos by Walter Spies. Stiff covers, colour illustration and title on front cover. Slight ageing of paper. Dutch text. Near fine condition. Oblong: 22.3 x 31.5.

69888
GRAY, Howard
JAMBINBIRRI - CHAMPION BAY - Geraldton Western Australia: a pictorial and narrative history
$60.00 AUD

Westralian Books. Geraldton, W.A. 2018. 1st Ed. VI, 246 PP with b/w & colour illustrations: charts, maps and plans, coastal views, paintings and photos. Eps: chart of "The Houtman Rocks", of 1845. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. Oblong: 23 x 29. 9780648416906

57540
GREENWALD, Michael
SURVIVOR
$20.00 AUD

Blue Horizons Press. San Diego. 1995. Revised 4th printing of the 1989 original, edited by Steve Callahan and Douglas Robertson. XXIV, 600, (6) PP with 160 b/w illustrations. Fp: drawing by Steve Callahan. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 18.3. 0931297036

Account of survival after being shipwrecked on an Alaskan island. A manual and required reading for all those who go to sea.

74739
GREGORY, Charles
BRIXHAM IN DEVONIA - Illustrated Guide, with Historical & Descriptive Sketch, and Hand Book to Torbay and the Neighbourhood
$80.00 AUD

Totnes Times & Western Guardian. Totnes, Devon, UK. c.1896. 1st Ed. 166 PP with 35 pages of local advertisements and b/w illustrations (3 headpiecs, 12 tail pieces and 30 drawings, prints and photos), plus 4 pages of advertisements for the "Totnes Times and Western Guardian" and 2 folded plates (map of Brixham, and "Landing at Brixham of William Prince of Orange, afterwards William III"). Fp: Portrait of Charles Gregory. Cloth covers with only light edge wear and soiling, title on front cover and spine, renewed endpapers A few small brown spots at bottom of first few pages, otherwise this is a near fine copy of a scarce item. 19 x 12.5.

Contents include, Gallant Rescue by a Brixham Trawler, Custom House and Harbour Master's Office, The Pier, Visit of King Charles II, ...

39759
HADFIELD, Charles
BRITISH CANALS, An Illustrated History
$25.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1966. 3rd impression of the 2nd edition (original of 1950). 291 PP with 42 b/w illustrations, plus 20 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Bookplate of previous owner tipped in on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

History of British canals and navigable rivers associated with them.

43159
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA
$20.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1937. 1st Ed. VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Cloth cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

10431
HALEY, Nelson Cole
WHALE HUNT, The Narrative of a Voyage by Nelson Cole Haley, Harpooner in the Ship Charles W. Morgan 1849-1853
$25.00 AUD

Robert Hale Ltd. London. 1950. 1st UK Ed. 319 PP with 16 full-page b/w illust. in text. Library binding, with number on spine, stamp on FFEP, at bottom of title-page and its verso. Contents clean and a very good copy of a scarce title. 21 x 14.

Sperm whaling in the South Pacific.

41031
HALL, Douglas B. & OSBORNE, Lord Albert
SUNSHINE AND SURF - A Year's Wanderings in the South Seas
$40.00 AUD

Adam and Charles Black. London. 1901. 1st Ed. XIV, 320 PP, plus 36 b/w plates and 1 large folded Map of Route at end of book. Fp: The Tropic Bird. Cloth cover. Hinges weak and with short tears. Ageing of paper and light foxing. Signature and bookplates of previous owners on front endpapers. Very good. 20.5 x 14.5.

Voyage San Francisco to Papeete on the Tropic Bird. Voyage from Papeete to the Marquesas on Gauloise. To Cook Island and New Zealand on the Ovalau. To Fiji on the Taveuni. To Samoa...

37591
HALL, Lincoln
DOUGLAS MAWSON - The Life of an Explorer
$15.00 AUD

New Holland. Sydney. 2000. 1st Australian edition. 224 PP with 1 plan, 4 maps and 178 b/w photos. Title page: Home of the Blizzard. Eps: Map of the route of the Discovery during the two voyages of BANZARE. Laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 1864366702

The best-known of Australia's Antarctic explorers. His first steps were a geological survey in 1903 of the New Hebrides Islands (Vanuatu)...

74779
HAROLD, Anthony (editor)
CAMERA ABOVE THE CLOUDS - Volume 2: The Aviation Photographs of Charles E. Brown
$30.00 AUD

Airlife Publishing Ltd. Shrewsbury, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. Foreword by Harald Penrose. 175 PP with 124 b/w and 32 colour photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 27.3 x 21.5. 0906393507

20288
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 22: GLEN AND SHIRE LINES
$25.00 AUD

Author. London. 1991. 1st Ed., No. 22 in Merchant Fleets series. 85 PP with 73 ship scale drawings. Pictorial card cover a little faded near spine, o/wise a fine copy. 23.4 x 15.6.

Chronological history of the Glen Line and of the Shire Line. Fleet list (145 vessels).

62072
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS No. 5: ROYAL MAIL LINE and NELSON LINE
$25.00 AUD

Author. London. 1982. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Merchant Fleets series. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (3 funnels and 145 scale profile drawings). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0946378002

66775
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 6 - BLUE FUNNEL LINE
$30.00 AUD

Author. London. 1986. Reprint, updated edition of the 1984 original. No. 6 in Merchant Fleets series. 149 PP with 113 b/w drawings by author. Pictorial soft covers a little faded near spine, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 0946378010

History of the line, fleet index and fleet list (351 vessels).

68179
HAWS, Duncan & HURST, Alex A.
THE MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD - Volume II
$20.00 AUD

Teredo Books Ltd. Brighton, Sussex, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. Volume II: VII, 420 PP. With 5 maps (XXVII - XXXI) and 135 illustrations (25 colour & 110 b/w). Fp: A Kamikaze 'plane attacking the U.S. battleship Missouri. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with light creases. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Very good. Large book: 31.2 x 22.5. 0903662108

Volume II: Maritime chronology (1826 to 1984) and Historical commentary (1816 to 1945). Maritime Chronology (1945-1984) followed by Epilogue, Addenda and Index.

62980
HAWS, Duncan & RABSON, Stephen
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 1 - The Ships of the P&O, ORIENT and BLUE ANCHOR LINES
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1978. 1st Ed., No. 1 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 160 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket which is a little faded on spine. An otherwise fine copy. 24 x 16. 0850593190

74859
HEAD, Viv (compiler / writer)
SAILING GAFFERS - Stories from 50 years of the Old Gaffers Association
$40.00 AUD

Quartet Books. London. 2013. 1st Ed. Foreword by Tom Cunliffe, and Introducion by Mike Shaw, President of OGA. 303 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Gaff Rig. Stiff covers, pictoral front. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 17. 9780704373297

Chapter 2: Laying the Keel / The origins of OGA. ... Chapter 18: In Pacific seas - Australia & New Zealand .

43920
HEARN, Chester G.
ADMIRAL DAVID GLASGOW FARRAGUT - The Civil War Years
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1998. 1st printing. XXI, (3), 382, (4) PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1557503842

74594
HERR, R.A., HALL, H.R. and HAWARD, M.G.
ANTARCTICA'S FUTURE: Continuity or Change?
$25.00 AUD

Australian Institute of International Affairs. Hobart, Tas. 1990. 1st Ed. 338 PP with 1 sketch map, 1 graph and 2 tables. Pictorial stiff covers. Back cover with repaired short tear, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.2. 9780724625284

15 papers and between pages 243 and 335: Antarctic Treaty + 3 "Appendix (Antarctic Seals, Marine Living Resources & Mineral Resources Activities).

70541
HERRESHOFF, L. Francis
SENSIBLE CRUISING DESIGNS
$35.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 1991. 1st paperback edition of the 1973 original. VIII, 216 PP with b/w illust. (photos, plans, diagrams, sketches). Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with crease at bottom front corner, lower corner of first 5 leaves with remnant damp marks, top outside edges lightly soiled, o/wise contents clean and an overall very good copy. 25.3 x 20.4. 0977422982

How to build double-paddle canoes, H 14 & H 28, Rozinante, Meadow Lark, Golden Ball, Nereia, Mobjack and Marco Polo, plus 46 other small craft & cruising yachts.

70283
HETHERINGTON, Roy M.
THE WRECK OF H.M.S. ORPHEUS, New Zealand's Worst Sea Disaster
$20.00 AUD

Cassell. Auckland. 1975. Reprint of the 1968 original. XVI, 158 PP with 1 map & 24 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with tiny chips. Faint foxing. Brief note on front endpaper, otherwise a near fine copy. 22.4 x 14.8. 0726937037

The most tragic shipwreck in New Zealand waters, 7th Feb. 1863, Manukau Harbour: loss of 189 from a complement of 258. Appendix with 58 pages on wrecks in N.Z.

49654
HEYEN, Captain G. H. (compiler)
SAILING DIRECTIONS ON NAVIGATION IN AND BETWEEN THE ISLANDS AND ATOLLS OF THE GILBERT GROUP
$45.00 AUD

Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony. Suva. 1937. 1st Ed. 18 PP, (2 blank) with 1 table "Current observations in the Gilbert Islands". A notice slip tipped in at top of first page. Stapled soft wrappers a little browned. Bottom corner of P.15 clipped without loss of text. Page (19) with following manuscript note At Bairiki, Tarawa, Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony, on 28th September 1945, Officers of H.M.A.S. Diamantina, signed by 8 officials (signature followed with their position). Very good. Scarce. 33.7 x 21.

74741
HILL, C. J. (editor)
GENERAL NAVAL KNOWLEDGE POCKET BOOK - Royal Australian Navy
$25.00 AUD

Navy Office. Canberra. 1963. 1963 edition. V, 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 13 photos o full pages and 15 drawings (cartoons) on ship husbandry. Stiff covers, title on front cover, cloth spine. Fine. 17.8 x 12.5.

47581
HILL, J. R. & RANFT, Bryan (editors)
THE OXFORD ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Oxford, UK. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 1995 original. XIV, (2), 480 PP with 15 head-pieces, 23 maps, 6 ships' plans Action Stations, and hundreds of b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 26 colour illust. Title spread: Bombardment of Algiers 1816. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.6 x 19. 198602577

The wall of England. From the King's ships to the Royal Navy (1500-1642),... Endeavour, discovery and idealism,... the Royal Navy and the post-war naval revolution, 1948 to the present.

74591
HILL, Richard
THE PRIZES OF WAR - The Naval Prizes System in the Napoleonic Wars, 1793-1815
$125.00 AUD

Royal Naval Museum / Sutton Publishing. London. 1998. 1st Ed. XX, 268 PP with 5 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 15.7. 9780750918169

74430
HMSO
MANUAL OF SEAMANSHIP Volume II - 1923
$45.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1923. Reprint. VI, 319 PP with b/w figures (sketches, plans), plus 6 photos plates, and 67 plates (4 folded and 63 on full page). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Head of spine frayed. Amendment AFO 47/30 "Piping the Side" (manuscript) made, Very good. 21.5 x 14.

Organisation, duties of officers of the watch - Coaling, oiling - Getting in and out paravanes - Life saving apparatus... Salvage operations.

19920
HOBBS, Edward W.
HOW TO MAKE OLD-TIME SHIP MODELS
$25.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1968. Reprint of the 1962 revised edition (original of 1929). XXIII, 208 PP with 175 figures (plans, photos & sketches) and 4 illust. in preface, plus 5 large folding plates (Plate 4 in pocket at end of the book). Fp: The Royal Albert. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. A very good clean copy. 21.2 x 14.3.

70668
HOOPER, R.H.
THE KING ISLAND STORY
$30.00 AUD

Peko-Wallsend. Sydney. 1973. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. F. Ellis. Edited by Dr. Mark Richmond. XV, 153 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 30 bw illust. Fp: Map of King Island. Eps: L'éléphant marin ou phoque à trompe - Ile King - Nouvelle-Hollande. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little soiled with a few small rubs. An otherwise fine copy. 24.5 x 17.8.

56307
HORNER, David
THE GULF COMMITMENT: The Australian Defence Force's First War
$15.00 AUD

MUP. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Ed. (6), 238 PP with b/w illust. (maps, tables & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Lower part of front cover sunned. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0522845118 / 97

The involvement of the Australian Defence Force in 1990/91, at the time of the Kuwait Crisis.

21393
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1996
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1996. Revised and updated edition, from the 1964 original. 224 PP with tables and 168 bw photos. Title spread: "Eckert Oldendorff". Half title page: "Maasdam". Laminated pictorial boards ("Oriana"). Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711024286

Part One: Passenger liners & cruise ships. Part Two: Cargo vessels & tankers.

17850
HURST, A.A.
THE MUSIC OF FIVE OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Hennel Locke. London. 1960. 1st UK Ed. 160 PP, plus 14 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: a contrast in school-ships. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.2.

Some of the epic voyages under sail. Also, sea-lore, mythology, superstition and curious experiences.

11571
HYDE, Francis E.
FAR EASTERN TRADE 1860-1914
$15.00 AUD

Harper & Row. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. in the Merchant Adventurers Series. XII, 229 PP with 3 maps & 13 tables in text. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine 22 x 14. 064931110

The growth and expansion of Western trade with Japan, China, Indochina, Indonesia. Development with changing means of communications: telegraph, steamship..

72298
INGRAM, C.W.N.
NEW ZEALAND SHIPWRECKS 1795-1982
$60.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1984. 6th (Revised. & Enlarged), (4), 491 PP plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Rigs of sailing vessels. Cloth cover with pictorial dust jacket (by W.W. Stewart) A fine copy. Scarce. 24.8 x 19. 0589015109

An epic account of disasters on the coast of New Zealand.

74712
JACK, Kenneth
KENNETH JACK, World War II Paintings and Drawings
$30.00 AUD

Boolarong Publication / Australian War Memorial. Brisbane / Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 1 map in colour and b/w and colour illustrations (c. 102 sketches and c. 44 watercolour) . Fp (in colour): Georges River, Liverpool, NSW. Half title page: The wrecked "Zero", Kamiri Strip, Noemfoor Island. Title page: Boats in Watson Bay, Sydney. Hard covers, dj. Fine. 26.8 x 26.5. 0864390963

Tour of duty (March 1944 to August 1945) of an RAAF artist in the Western Pacific: Townsville, Papua New Guinea, Dutch New Guinea, Indonesia and Labuan

33168
JACOBS, Michael
THE PAINTED VOYAGE - Art, Travel and Exploration 1564-1875
$15.00 AUD

British Museum Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. (engravings, paintings, sketches, watercolours). Fp: Thomas and William Daniell viewing Bijaigarh, Uttar Pradesh, from the south-west, 1790. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0714116564

Up to the development of portable cameras in the late nineteenth century, artists were a habitual feature of exploration, scientific and diplomatic voyages.

17190
JENKINS, David
HITTING HOME - The Japanese Attack on Sydney 1942
$40.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Kevin Fewster. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, maps and photos) and 8 colour sketches. Foreword and caption of illustrations in English and Japanese. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 28 x 21. 0091826683

The attack in Sydney Harbour by Japanese midget submarines on 31st May, 1942.

37587
JI, You
THE ARMED FORCES OF CHINA
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. in The Armed Forces of Asia series. XXIII, 288 PP with 6 tables and 10 figures (1 map, organigrams, graphs). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 1864487992

Organisation, roles and functions of each branch of the armed forces of China (People's Liberation Army). Historical background.

63045
JOHNSON, David
TRIUMPH - The Ship that hit the Lighthouse
$25.00 AUD

The Dunmore Press. Palmerston North. NZ. 1981. 1st Ed. X, 142 PP with 1 map in text plus 24 pages with 41 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0908564589

The steamer shipwrecked on 29/11/1883 at the foot of the Tiritiri lighthouse which guides shipping into Auckland Harbour. Her subsequent refloating & career.

70070
JONES, A. G. E. & CHATWIN Dale
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1859 - Volume 3
$20.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing / Roebuck Society. Hobart. 2013. Limited edition of 100 hand numbered copies. Publication No. 53 of the Roebuck Society expanded and edited by Dale Chatwin. 165 PP with 2 graphs, tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 map, facsimile of documents and 3 whaling scenes). Card covers, illustrated front. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366018

British Southern Whale Fishery... Whaling trade.

20658
JONES, Henry M.
SHIPS OF KINGSTON, Good-bye, Fare Ye Well
$75.00 AUD

Memorial Press of Plymouth. Plymouyj, Mass. 1926 1st Ed. 130 PP with 5 plans of Port, 19 ship plans, 50 b/w illust. & 6 colour plates. Title-page: Sheer and spar plan of bark Abby of Kingston, 1854. Fp (in colour): Ship Herculean of Kingston, Benjamin Cook, Master, entering Liverpool, 1840. Orig. gilt & decorated cloth cover (flag signal for Good-bye, fare ye well). Handsome gothic-printed dedicatory note: "Presented to Commander Alan John Villiers by the Jones River Village Club at the Major John Bradford House, Kingston, Massachusetts". Covers have a few spots, o/wise a fine copy. 28 x 20.

An account of the 276 vessels built and launched at the landing into Jones River since the Revolution.

74818
JUIN, P. & THIEGI, J. (editors)
UTA - ATLAS DE VOL / FLIGHT ATLAS
$25.00 AUD

UTA / Union des Transports Aériens. Paris. 1970. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations: 23 photos by Milan Alram and 8 charts with 2 inserts. Pictorial soft covers (staples removed). French and English text. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 27.

French airline, linking France to Africa since 1935 then Oceania as of 1st January 1956 with flights from Paris - Saigon - Port Darwin - Noumea ... Then to Auckland, New Zealand a year later ... Tahiti, Los Angeles...

74749
JUTSUM, Captain
KNOTS, BENDS, SPLICES, with tables of strengths of ropes, etc. and wire rigging
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1930. Revised and enlarged edition. Introduction by J. Netherclift Jutsum. VIII, 86 PP with 4 tables, and 141 figures (including some b/w photos). Card cover, illustrated front, cloth spine. Front cover slightly soiled, o/wise near fine. 18.3 x 12.2.

71630
KEILHAU, Wilhelm
NORWAY AND THE BERGEN LINE, A Centenary Publication
$60.00 AUD

The Bergen Line, Oslo. 1953. 369 PP on superior coated paper with b/w illustrations throughout and drawings by Kjell Stormoen including headpieces and tailpieces. Decorated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt company badge on front, gilt title and badge on spine (dulled). A near fine copy. Scarce. 26 x 18.

History of Norway before 1850, The Foundation of the Bergen Line, coastal trunk lines, coastal express service, tourist travel in Norway, the Bergen-Newcastle line, company expansion, the war and hardships, new expansion after WWI, the Depression, the Bergen Line during the German occupation, post war prosperity.

10582
KING ISLAND
SHIPWRECKS, An Account of Shipwrecks around King Island from 1801 to 1976
$15.00 AUD

News Office ?. Currie, King Island. 1975. 7th Reprint, in "Echoes of the Past" series. 12 pages with 1 sketch map and 1 double-page map with location of wrecks at centrefold. Soft cover, staples. Ageing of paper. Very good. 20 x 12.7.

Fifty-seven wrecks on the 120 miles of King Island's coast since 1801. "The marine graveyard of Bass Strait".

11235
KING, Jonathan
THE MAYFLOWER MIRACLE, The Pilgrims' Own Story of the Founding of America
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 134 PP with 33 margin illustrations, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust., and 4 pages with 8 colour illust. FEP: Facsimile of the Mayflower compact, 1620. REP: List of some of the pilgrims who joined the Mayflower. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on top outside edge, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19.8. 0333430050

The voyage which gave birth to the United States of America.

72717
KINGSFORD-SMITH, C. E. & ULM, C. T. P.
THE FLIGHT OF THE SOUTHERN CROSS
$45.00 AUD

McBride, Robert M. & Co. New York. 1929. 1st edition, January 1929. Foreword by His Excellency the Right Hon. Lord Stonehaven. XIVV, (2), 295 PP with 1 sketch map, plus 22 pages with 25 b/w photos. Fp: Outward Bound. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers with light shelf wear around edges, front hinge starting, occasional foxing. Contents clean and still a very good copy. 21 x 14.3.

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

44643
KIRK, Allan A.
SHIPS AND SAILORMEN
$15.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, 196 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 49 photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and small piece missing at top near spine. An otherwise near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

A collection of pen portraits of 21 ship masters and 4 others whose lives have been dedicated to the sea and sailing Australasian waters.

59490
KISSAM, Philip
SURVEYING FOR CIVIL ENGINEERS
$20.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York. 1956. 1st Ed. XI, 716 PP with with tables and figures, plus 1 folded "Navigational Star Chat". Fp: Closing the horizon. Cloth cover. Front endpaper with a cancelled stamp and felt marks covering a previous note. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 19.3 x 13.5.

Contents: Instruments and Methods for Large Surveys, Operations, Procedures for Precise Control and Appendix.

14436
KNIGHT, Frank
THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE GALLEON
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 5 plates in colour (1 on full page and 4 on double page). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chip at front cover. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0001952900

Elizabethan maritime life: the English galleons, Drake & Queen Elizabeth.

58599
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
THE TWILIGHT OF SAIL
$20.00 AUD

G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1979. 1st US edition. 192 PP, with 120 b/w photos. Title spread: Furling the fore course in a storm aboard the Garthsnaid. FEP: The barque King Malcolm in dry dock at Montevideo, 1896. REP: Bristol docks in the nineteenth century. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A near fine copy. 25.5 x 19. 0399123075

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

75042
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
LAST BUT NOT LEAST, His own story of the 1978 Round-the-world Race
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1978. 1st Ed. (8), 207 PP with 1 sail plan of Heath's Condor, 4 maps and 7 b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 20 colour photos. Hard cover, dust jacket (laminated). Ex-library copy with stamps on half-title page and verso of title-page and lacks the endpapers. Otherwise complete and still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.2. 0207958300

Departure Portsmouth 27th August 1977, calls at: Monrovia (for repairs), Cape Town, Auckland and Rio de Janeiro. Returned Portsmouth 23 March 1978.

48518
KOLLTVEIT, Bard (editor)
TRADE WINDS. A History of Norwegian Shipping
$100.00 AUD

Dreyers Forlag A/S. Oslo. 1990. 1st English edition, translated from the Norwegian original by Jean Aase. Introduction by Thor Heyerdahl. 398, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos, plans...). Fp: Dutch Chart of 1630. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 27.7 x 23.7. 82091059763

From the Stone Age through the Middle Ages, The 16th Century through to the 20th Century, Norwegian Shipping in the 1990's. A most comprehensive volume.

22848
KOSTOGLOU, Parry & McCARTHY, Justin
WHALING AND SEALING SITES IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA
$45.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Adelaide. 1991. 1st Ed., Special Publication No. 6 by Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. XI, 77 PP with 2 tables, 4 maps, 32 location maps & plans, and 58 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 08106991

74670
KRUTA, Vladislav, WHITLEY, Gilbert P., VALLANCE, Thomas G. ...et al.
DR. JOHN LHOTSKY - The Turbulent Australian Writer, Naturalist and Explorer
$20.00 AUD

AFLC / Australia Felix Literary Club. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the "Documentary and Historical" series. 1786 PP with 32 b/w illustrations (facsimiles of documents, cover pages, manuscripts, maps, prints and photos). Stiff covers, front cover with title, name of 7 authors and Shield with Motto. Near fine. 24 x 16.8.

A Czech born Scientist. ... Tasmania: October 1836 to April 1838 ... ...

21103
LAND, Barbara
THE NEW EXPLORERS - Women in Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead. New York. 1981. Book Club edition. 224 PP with 8 maps, 1 table & b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0396079245

For the last two decades, women have become equal partners in science on the Antarctic continent: doctors, seagoing biologists, ornithologists, scuba divers,..

68630
LAWRENCE, Susan
WHALERS AND FREE MEN - Life on Tasmania's Colonial Whaling Stations
$45.00 AUD

Australian Scholarly Publishing. Melbourne. 2006. 1st Ed. VIII, 211 PP with tables on 31 pages, plus 62 pages with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches & graphs, plans and photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Fine. 21 x 13.6. 174097087X

Whaling sites. Whaling and Sealing shipwrecks. Shore whaling stations in Australia and New Zealand. Whales and whaling at the Australian National Maritime Museum, by Patricia Miles.

70018
LAXON, W. A.
THE CURRIE LINE OF MELBOURNE
$15.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia. Melbourne. 2003. 1st Ed. 61, (3) PP with 25 b/w illustrations (2 newspaper clippings, 2 portraits and 21 photos of ships). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0959907963

Shipmaster & shipowner. Salvage expert... Shipping line taken over by British India in early 1913.

40729
LEEK, Michael E.
THE ART OF NAUTICAL ILLUSTRATION
$60.00 AUD

Eagle Editions. London. 2001. Reprint of the 1991 original. 192 PP with 6 b/w & 115 colour illustrations. Fp: "A Pleasant Breeze". Pictorial stiff covers with flaps, price clipped on front flap. Note to previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 32.6 x 24. 9781861604248

Beautifully illustrated survey of nautical paintings found on vases, on manuscripts, on canvas and on posters.

74612
LEITCH, Albert C.
MINIATURE BOAT BUILDING - The Construction of Working Models of Racing, Sail and Power Boats
$70.00 AUD

The Norman W. Henley Publishing Co. New York. 1928. 1st Ed. XII, 242, (32 catalogue) PP with 238 b/w figures, plus the large folded plate in pocket at rear of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine with lettering faded. Paper browning at edges, o/wise a very good copy. 23.4 x 15.6.

A concise and complete practical treatise for the amateur and professional mechanic ...

68587
LEWIS, Captain J. L.
LIFE SAVING APPLIANCE MANUAL
$15.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft covers with light wear, neat name stamp of previous owner on title-page, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 13.8 0540072869

Lifeboat. Liferaft. Survival at Sea. Firefighting.

14612
LEWIS, David
ICE BIRD, The First Single-Handed Voyage to Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. Sydney. 1975. Reprint of the original by Collins. 224 PP with 9 bw illust. in text plus 8 pages with 13 bw photos and 16 pages with 19 col. photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica and inset maps of Anvers Island and South Orkney islands. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 22.2 x 14.

74719
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
DARWIN'S SUBMARINE I-124
$15.00 AUD

Avonmore Books. Adelaide. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Ex Library copy with covers laminated with clear plastic and stamp on free fly of the front endpaper and outside top page edge. Very good reading/working copy. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194

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

74418
LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat
THE MYSTIQUE OF TALL SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

The Middle Atlantic Press. Wilmington, Delaware. 1986. 1st US edition. 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 28.7 x 22. 0912608285

History of sail, from prehistoric times through the whaling era to the present. Tales of tall ships & their exploits. Intriguing details of shipboard life then & now.

42252
LIMBURG, Peter R. & SWEENEY, James B.
VESSELS FOR UNDERWATER EXPLORATION
$20.00 AUD

Crown Publishers. New York. 1973. 2nd Ed. (6), 154 PP with 105 b/w illust. (engravings, paintings, photos, sketch plans...). Fp: Research Submarine Deep Quest. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0517505347

Oceanographic submersibles since prehistoric time: underwater breathing contraptions to diving bells, and submarines.

69783
LONEY, J. K.
WRECKS ALONG THE MURRAY
$15.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Portarlington, Victoria. 1974. 1st edition. 21 PP, plus 10 pages with 1 map at centrefold and 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 20.2 x 13.8. 0909244014

43290
LONEY, Jack & STONE, Peter
THE AUSTRALIA RUN - Volume 6 in Australian Shipwrecks
$45.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Benalla, Vic. 2000. 1st Ed, Volume 6, in Australian Shipwrecks series. (10), 318, (32 indexes) PP with 1 graph, 20 maps & location maps, and over 106 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 9780909191535

Ships lost in the run between Great Britain and Australia.

18193
LUCAS, Alan
CRUISING COMPANION
$20.00 AUD

Horwitz Grahame. Melbourne. 1985. 1st Ed. 257 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pict. laminated boards. Fine. 25 x 16. 0725518855

53847
LUCAS, Alan
THE TOOLS AND MATERIALS OF BOAT BUILDING
$30.00 AUD

Horwitz. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. X, 262 PP with b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.8 X 15.6. 0725505222

68995
LUCAS, Theodore
AUDELS DIESEL ENGINE MANUAL: questions, answers, illustrations
$15.00 AUD

Theo. Audel. New York. 1948. 1st Ed. (12), 554, (8 blank) and 8 PP of advertisement with b/w illustrations throughout. Cloth cover, raised title on front cover, and gilt title on spine, all edges tinted. Covers with light shelf wear, inside hinges at spine starting, o/wise contents near fine and overall, a very good copy. 17 x 12.

42917
LUND, Kaj
TRAINING VESSELS UNDER SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Skandinavisk Bogforlag A/S. Odense, Denmark. 1969. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 71 b/w photos and 6 colour plates tipped in. Cloth cover, colour photo pasted down on front cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.3.

74623
LYNCH, John
WILD WEATHER
$25.00 AUD

BBC Worldwide Ltd. London. 2002. 1st Ed. Foreword by Donald Macintyre. 242 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, diagrams, maps, paintings and photos). Half title page: Aurora Australis. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 25.5. 0563534478

Book accompanying the 2002 BBC TV "Wild Weather" series.

11497
MacDOUGALL, Philip
PHANTOMS OF THE HIGH SEAS
$15.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1991. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 34 b/w illust. in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0730103137

An attempt to discover the truth behind maritime mysteries (Titanic, Great Eastern, Ellen Austin,...) and curious supernatural events (Joshua Slocum and the pilot of Columbus' Caravel Pinta, the ghost of the St. Paul, ...).

16854
MACINTYRE, Donald & BATHE, Basil W.
THE MAN-OF-WAR
$15.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 273 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings,...) & many colour drawings by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.

From the Greek trireme and the Viking longboat, to the modern warship.

71501
MACKENZIE, J.M.
SEALING, SAILING AND SETTLING IN SOUTH-WESTERN VICTORIA
$25.00 AUD

Lowden Publishing Co. Kilmore. 1976. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Historical Briefs series. VIII, 82 PP plus 16 pages with 20 b/w plates. Half title page: vignette with tall ship. FEP: Shires: South Western Victoria. REP: Counties and coastal parishes South Western Victoria. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0909706484

Pioneer seamen of the Western Ports, early days at Port Fairy, Portland...

52569
MACNEIL, Calum
SAN DEMETRIO
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1957. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 17 decorations by Frank Norton. Illustrated title spread & endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket has been repaired and is in a protective sleeve. Three names written at top of half-title page, light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.

Epic of the tanker "San Demetrio", set on fire by the German battleship "Admiral Scheer" while in convoy between Halifax and the Clyde. During this action, the armed escort vessel "Jervis Bay" was sunk protecting the convoy of 37 merchant ships.

15807
MARCHANT, Leslie R.
AN ISLAND UNTO ITSELF: William Dampier and New Holland
$30.00 AUD

Hesperian Press. Perth. 1988. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 208 PP with 5 graphs, 5 maps & 40 pages with b/w illustrations. Fp: Cygnet crew and aborigines filling water barrels in New Holland in 1688. Errata slip and folded table loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 085905120X

A comprehensive account of Dampier's scientific explorations in New Holland. 1688 on board the Cygnet, 1689 on board the Roebuck, ...

64367
MARINE UNDERWRITERS' AND SALVAGE ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA LTD
THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING - Including shipping registered at Fiji and New Guinea - 1941
$225.00 AUD

The Marine Underwriters' and Salvage Association of Victoria Ltd. Melbourne. 1941. 1st Ed. 164 PP with thumb index. Original green cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Contains first supplement for 1942 in the pocket at back of book. Covers lightly marked and rubbed, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 18.2 x 24.5.

List of vessels lost... since 1928: pages: 139 to 150. Supplement showing: additions, alterations, changes of name and deletions. First supplement (up to 30th June 1942) with 11 pages.

48284
MARRIOTT, Leo
ROYAL NAVY FRIGATES 1945-1983
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables, 19 waterline profiles, 1 sketch plan and 110 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Brilliant. Half title page: HMS Ashanti. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 17.7. 0711013225

18502
MARTIN, Brian P. (editor)
TALES OF TIME AND TIDE, Stories of Life on Britain's Shores and Coasts
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20. 9780715300503

Reminiscences and exploits of fishermen (deep-sea, mud, rock), lifeboatmen, lighthouse keepers, coastguards, crofters, etc...

40167
MATHEWS, R. G.
SAILING CRAFT
$30.00 AUD

Eyre and Spottiswoode. London. c. 1933. 1st Ed. 162 PP illustrated by the author with 2 maps and 130 b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Fp (in colour): His Majesty's yacht Britannia. Red cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket is chipped with small pieces missing. Dated note on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 26.5 x 19.5.

The beauty and mystery of the ships, and the magic of the sea.

50886
MAWER, Granville Allen
SOUTH BY NORTHWEST. The Magnetic Crusade and the Contest for Antarctica
$10.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2006. 1st Ed. XIV, 320, (2) PP with head pieces, 20 charts and 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 17.5. 9781862546509

Race for the South Magnetic Pole: Dumont d'Urville, Charles Wilkes, James Clark Ross...

36513
MAXWELL, C. Bede
WOODEN HOOKERS - Epics of the Sea History of Australia
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1940. 1st Ed. IX, 780 PP. Green cloth cover with some soil marks, dust jacket is chipped and missing a few small pieces and is now in a protective sleeve. A date (1944) written on FFEP and former owner's name and address on title-page. Light foxing throughout and on outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19.5 x 13.5.

True tales of heroism, endurance & resourcefulness. Tales of the men who sailed the wooden hookers, the mutinies, piracy, shipwrecks, whalers, blackbirders...

42625
MAXWELL, Dr. W. G. H. & Economic Department Bank of New South Wales
OFFSHORE AUSTRALIA - The Continental Shelf, the Slope, and beyond
$25.00 AUD

Bank of New South Wales. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. IV, 68 PP with 3 graphs, 15 maps, 1 colour and 54 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map in colour Bathymetric Map of the Seas Surrounding Australia and its Territories in rear pocket. Inside front cover: Halibut oil production platform in Bass Strait. Pictorial soft cover. Letter and press release, addressed to the Australian Law Journal loosely inserted. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.5.

70165
McCART, Neil
20TH CENTURY PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE P&O
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 233 PP with 228 b/w illust. Title page: House Flag of the P & O. FEP: Strathnaver at Sydney after her post-war refit. REP: Royal Princess is floated out of her building dock, Helsinki, February 1984. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23 x 21. 0850597161

64903
McILWRAITH McEACHARN
T.S.S. KATOOMBA - Grand Concert Programme
$40.00 AUD

Mcilwraith McEacharn Ltd. On Board / Melbourne. 1914. Folded programme. Outside colour painting of T.S.S. Katoomba / Grand Concert to be held on the Saloon Deck at 8.15 P.M., Chairman-Captain E. L. Moodie Heddle. 1st February 1914, Between Melbourne & Sydney. Inside: Programme Part I and Part II. Near fine. Folded format: 15.7 x 12.6.

74831
McKEE, Eric
CLENCHED LAP OR CLINKER - An Appreciation of a Boatbuilding Technique
$40.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. Greenwich 1980. 3rd impression of the 1972 original. Introduction by Basil Greenhill. (2), 30 PP with 7 figures on full page, plus 2 sheets for "10 foot workboat" at centrefold. Title page: Strake Diagrams. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

22439
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1944/5
$90.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Nawton Abbot. 1971. Reprint of the 1944 original edition. (4), 79 adv., XXX, 36 addenda, 635 PP with b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles and silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: H.M.S. Swiftsure. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Faint old tape marks on endpapers and a vertical crease on the half-title page, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21.3 x 31.5. 0715353810

War loss section: P.544 to 635, and 32 to 35 (addenda).

21466
McNAB, Robert
THE OLD WHALING DAYS - A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840
$20.00 AUD

Golden Press. Auckland. 1975. Reprint of the 1913 original, in the New Zealand Classics series. XIII, 508 PP. Hard cover, dj. Paper ageing around edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0855584327

The competition between French, American and British whalers for the sperm whale.

73662
MEAYERS EDWARDS, Walter / LA FAY, Howard
ETERNAL FRANCE / ALGERIA, France's stepchild [in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 117, No.6, 1960]
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1960. 1st Ed. (14), 725- 866 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article P. 725 to 767 / 768 to 795 with 5 b/w photos, 1 map in colour and 50 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

68259
MELBOURNE STEAMSHIP
CHRISTMAS DINNER MENU - T.S.M.V. DUNTROON 1940
$25.00 AUD

Dinner menu (folded), 25th December 1940. Outside: House-Flag of "Melbourne Steamship Line", Programme of Music and List of Officers, Commander I. L. Lloyd. Inside: Dinner menu for Christmas, with Christmas decorations. Foxing spots. Near fine. Scarce. 19.5 x 12.

Front cover with House-Flag (in colour) of Melbourne Steamship Line.

18846
MICCO, Helen Mary
KING ISLAND AND THE SEALING TRADE, 1802
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1971. 1st Ed., Volume 3 in the Roebuck series. IV, 5I PP plus 8 pages with 7 b/w plates. FEP: Map of King Island. REP: The 3 vessels of Baudin's expedition. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 18.8. 0950085812

A translation of chapters 22 & 23 of the narrative by François Péron published in the official account of the voyage of discovery to the Southern lands undertaken in the corvettes Le Géographe, Le Naturaliste, and the schooner Casuarina during the years 1800 to 1804, under the command of Captain Nicolas Baudin.

70061
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L. (editor)
WARTIME WITH SHELL - The Autobiography of Capt. R. S. (Bob) Allen
$30.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 1996. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 drawing, 1 b/w photo and 2 plans, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 17.5. 1871128137

World War II: 6 years of convoy duties, including 18 months on Merchant Aircraft Carriers converted from tankers.

74832
MILLER, Les & KEMP, Jeff
AUSTRALIAN TIMBER - Buyer's Guide
$60.00 AUD

Skills Publishing. Hazelbrook, NSW. 2000. 3rd reprint of the 1994 original. Foreword by Art V. Burrows. (2), 18, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (2 photos and 14 sketches), plus c. 104 individual plates " Species" on glossy paper (recto only) and with a colour photograph. Contained in a plastic (beige colour) 3 rings binder, decoration and title on front board. Fine. 22.5 x 17.5. 0646180967

21521
MILLER, William H.
THE CRUISE SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w photos and 13 pages on specifications of cruise ships. Fp: QE2, Britanis & Bermuda Star at New York berth. Half title page: Keeping fit on the aft decks of the Nordic Prince. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Top corner of back cover bumped, o/wise near fine. 26 x 20. 09851774296

The rise of the cruise industry which developed when commercial jet travel ousted passenger liners from their traditional routes.

44634
MILLER, William H.
FAMOUS OCEAN LINERS - The Story of Passenger Shipping from the turn of the Century to the present day
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough. 1987. Reprint of the original. 136 PP with 109 b/w and 18 colour photos. Title spread: Queen Mary arriving New York, 1949. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 0850598761

From the first of the super liners, Kaiser Wilhelm der Grosse, to Queen Elizabeth II.

34623
MILLHOLLAND, Ray
THE SPLINTER FLEET OF THE OTRANTO BARRAGE
$20.00 AUD

The Bobbs-Merrill Company. Indianapolis. 1936. 1st Ed. 307 PP, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos. Fp: The ace of the Splinter Fleet - Lieutenant Maclear Jacoby. Eps: Map showing all the various scenes of action in the Splinter Fleet in the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.2.

Action of the US Navy submarine chasers in the Mediterranean during the last year of World War I.

41471
MILTOUN, Francis (editor)
SHIPS & SHIPPING - A Handbook of Popular Nautical Information; with Numerous Diagrams, Plans and Illustrations
$85.00 AUD

Alexander Moring Ltd. London. 1903. 1st Ed. XIV, 366 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, Funnel, House Flag, and profile of ships), plus 4 colour plates, 4 folded plates, and 2 folded plates of flags. Fp (in colour): Viking ship of King Alfred's day. Cloth cover, decorated front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Neat stamps of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Small format: 13.7 x 10.

Folded plates: Evolution of the Cunarder from 1840 to 1903. Interior arrangement of a modern warship. Interior arrangement of a modern Atlantic Liner. Knots. Flags of all nations (48). The new international code of signals.

71656
MITSUI O.S.K.
THE FIRST CENTURY OF MITSUI O.S.K. LINES, LTD
$50.00 AUD

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Tokyo. 1985. 1st Ed. (18), 244 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, house flag in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 15.2.

The story of Mitsui Steamship Co. Ltd. and Osaka Shosen Kaisha which merged on April 1, 1964 to form M.O.L. Ltd.

74605
MOITESSIER, Bernard
THE LONG WAY
$60.00 AUD

Granada / Adlard Coles. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1977 Granada edition. Translated from the 1971 French original, by William Rodarmor. (4), 252 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14. 0246109874

66629
MOLLICA, Anthony S. & SAVAGE, Jack
CHRIS-CRAFT BOATS
$45.00 AUD

Voyageur Press / MBI Publishing. St Paul, Mn. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Chris Smith. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: 1929 38-foot Commuting Cruiser the "Commuter". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0760309205

74176
MORRIS MILLER, E.
PRESSMEN AND GOVERNORS - Australian Editors and Writers in Early Tasmania
$100.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1952. Limited edition to 250 copies (this copy not hand numbered or signed). X, 308 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 25.3 x 16.5.

A Contribution to the History of the Australian Press and Literature with Notes Biographical and Bibliographical.

74651
MORRIS, Keith, ROWLANDS, Peter
EXPLORING SHIPWRECKS
$15.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1988. 1st US edition. 192 PP with b/w & col. illust. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Stamp (discreet) of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania at top of half title-page. Front end paper with remnants of sticker with address of previous owner. Near fine. 27.8 x 22.2. 0831730951

Describes seven very different wreck sites: Mediterranean, Red Sea, Caribbean, Orkney Is., The Great Lakes, off Bermuda & Truk Lagoon.

44451
MORRIS, Percy A.
PACIFIC COAST SHELLS, including shells of Hawaii and the Gulf of California
$25.00 AUD

The Easton Press. Norwalk, Ct. 1986. Expanded edition of the 1952 original. The 50th anniversary edition, Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. XXXVI, 297 PP with 3 pages of figures, plus 8 colour and 64 b/w plates. Marbled endpapers. Collector's Lifetime Edition bound in genuine leather, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Fine. 19.2 x 12.

74516
MORRISON, James
AFTER THE BOUNTY: A Sailor's Account of the Mutiny and Life in the South Seas
$30.00 AUD

Potomac Books. Washington, 2010. 1st Ed. Edited and Annotated by Donald A. Maxton. Foreword by Glynn Christian. XV, 253 PP with 4 maps or plans, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 23.3 x 15.7. 9781597973717

Account of the voyage, and the mutiny of the Bounty by one of the participants. He remained in Tahiti and was captured by H.M.S. Pandora...

30330
MORRISON, John
LONG SHIPS AND ROUND SHIPS - Warfare and Trade in the Mediterranean 3000 BC - 5000 AD
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed., Volume 2 in "The Ship" series. 60 PP with 42 plates. Eps: Maps of Mediterranean waters. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903118

62698
MOTOR BOAT
THE MOTORBOAT AND YACHTING MANUAL
$20.00 AUD

Temple Press. London. 1948. 14th edition of the 1907 original. X, 334, XI-LVIII PP with 185 figures (drawings, plans and b/w photos), plus 4 folded plates (2 cut aways and 2 graphs). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 19 x 12.

Covers all aspects of general design and construction of motor boats... handling yachts and motor boats, cruising equipment...

75043
MURRAY LINDSAY, J.
SAILOR IN STEAM
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1966. 1st Ed. 147 PP, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few chips/rubs around edges and is in a protective sleeve, otherwise near fine. 21 x 13.7.

Transition from sailing on square-riggers to steamships.

21120
MURRAY-SMITH, Stephen
SITTING ON PENGUINS - People and Politics in Australian Antarctica
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. XI, 249 PP with 18 drawings by Jan Senbergs, plus 8 pafges with 14 colour photos. Fp: Penguin. Eps: Map of Antarctic. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16.2. 091691206

A trip made to the Antarctic in 1985/86 and a critique of the Australian policy on Antarctica.

74386
MURRAY-SMITH, Stephen, PLOMLEY, N. J. B., GILMORE, Alister et al..
BASS STRAIT - Australia's Last Frontier
$15.00 AUD

Australian Broadcasting Commission. Sydney. 1969. 1st Ed. 110 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front (slightly rubbed). Very good. 18.2 x 12.

Series of 11 talks originally broadcast on ABC Radio. Discovery and exploration, as well as Lighthouses and Wrecks, by Stephen Murray-Smith. Petroleum exploration, by C.E.B. Conybeare. Mutton-Birding, by D.L. Serventy...

16631
MUSCIANO, Walter A.
WARBIRDS OF THE SEA, a History of Aircraft Carriers and Carrier-Based Aircraft
$40.00 AUD

Schiffer. Atglen, Pa. USA. 1994. 1st Ed. 592 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, 7 battle maps, 86 ships or planes plans and over 800 b/w photos. Decorated eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 28.6 x 22. 0887405935

19265
N/A
SAILINGS OVER THE GLOBE: or, The Progress of Maritime Discovery
$45.00 AUD

John Cassell. London. 1850. Two volumes bound in one, in the "Cassell's Library". 144 PP and 144 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover. Gilt decorations and title on spine sunned and worn. Some pages badly cut/opened. Occasional foxing. Very good. 17.5 x 11.

Volume I: The East and the West - Rise and progress of navigation - Early discoveries of the Portuguese - Vasco da Gama... The four voyages of Columbus, Cortez and Mexico, Pizarro and Peru. Volume II: The South and the North - Commodore Byron - Captain Wallis - Voyages of Captain Cook - Polar exploration.

22737
N/A
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I
$30.00 AUD

Studio Editions. London. 1990. Reprint of the 1919 original with a supplement by Captain John Moore. 320 PP with over 1000 b/w illustrations: 86 maps and plans of ports, naval bases and Dockyards - Hundreds of ships (plans, line drawings, profiles and photos) - Flags, Ensigns and details of uniforms. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 32 x 25.5. 1851703780

The 1919 original has been supplemented by extracting entries on significant ships from the 1914 edition.

34053
N/A
BUNBURY, Western Australia
$30.00 AUD

Town of Bunbury. Bunbury. c. 1972. 1st Ed. No pagination, 60 PP with 3 colour illust. (coat of arms and 2 photos) and 48 b/w photographic plates. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing. Dedicatory note dated 24th March 1973 by the Mayor of Bunbury and addressed to Capt. I.H. Nicholson, Captain of HMAS Hobart. Near fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 23.4.

Named Port Leschenault by the French Explorer Freycinet on board Geographe.

39389
N/A
YACHTING WORLD ANNUAL 1958
$15.00 AUD

Yachting World Publication. London. 1957. 1st Ed. Edited by Group Capt. E.F. HAYLOCK & D. PHILLIPS-BIRT. 192 PP, XXIV (advert.) with drawings, sets of plans and 117 b/w photos. Fp: The yawl Casquet reaching fast in the Solent. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Edges of covers rubbed. Spine sunned and rear cover has some speckling. Small hole on front hinge. Contents very good. 28.2 x 22.

Mayflower, by David Thorpe (3 pages with 4 b/w photos).

57377
N/A
PROCEEDINGS U. S. Naval Institute - Volume 109 (6 issues), 1983
$20.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1983. Volume 109, No. 3, March 1983 (No. 961), then No. 8, August 1983 (No. 966) to No. 11, November 1983 (No. 970). Edited by Cdr. Roland T.E. BOWLER. 6 issues. A total of 928 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good run of 6 issues. 27.2 x 21.2.

62884
N/A
THE NAVAL CHRONICLE FOR 1808 - Vol. XIX
$80.00 AUD

Joyce Gold. London. 1808. Nineteenth Volume. III-VIII, 514, (6 index) PP with 2 headpieces, plus 12 of the b/w plates (on the 13 called for): CCXLIX to CCXLX. FP: Monument of Captain Richard Rundle Burgess. Original covers, slit at hinges. Copy in need of rebacking and lacking title page, pages 1 to 8, pages A to H of the index, and plate CCXLVIII (Portrait of Captain Joseph Ellison). Ageing of paper and foxing. Some pages "dog eared", loose or soiled, (page 465/466 repaired). Sold as is. Format: 25 x 16.

... Containing a general and biographical history of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; with a variety of original papers on nautical subjects. Volume the Nineteenth (from January to July 1808).

63307
N/A
CRUISE TRAVEL MAGAZINE - Volume 13 (6 issues)
$15.00 AUD

World Publishing Company. Evanston, IL. 1991 / 1992. Volume 13, No.1 (July/August) 1991 to No. 6 (May/June) 1992. 6 issues for a total of 488 PP with b/w and colour photos. Each issue with original soft cover. 2 holes for ring binder close to spine. Fine set. Image shows cover of No.1. 27.5 x 20.5

Volume 13. Each issue with following topics: Port of the Month - Ship of the Month - Cruise of the Month ... No. 1 - Port: Dubrovnik. - Ship: "Golden Odyssey" of Royal Cruise Lines. - Cruise: Path of Magellan. No. 2 - Port: Hong Kong. - Ship: "Crystal Harmony". - Cruise: South Pacific. No. 3 - Port: St. Thomas. - Ship: "Crown Princess". - Cruise: Bermuda. No. 4 - 1992 Annual Directory Issue. No. 5 - Port: Vancouver. - Ship: "Ocean Princess". - Cruise: Alaskan Adventure. No. 6 - Port: Barcelona. - Ship: "Horizon". - Cruise: Med / Red Seas.

63311
N/A
CRUISE TRAVEL MAGAZINE - Volume 11 (6 Issues)
$15.00 AUD

World Publishing Company. Evanston, IL. 1989/1990. Volume 11, No.1 (July/August) 1989 to No. 6 (May/June) 1990. 6 issues for a total of 424 PP with b/w and colour photos. Each issue with original soft cover. 2 holes for ring binder close to spine. Fine set. Image shows cover of No.1. 27.5 x 20.5.

Volume 11. Each issue with following : Port of the Month - Ship of the Month - Cruise of the Month ... No. 1 - Port: Barbados. - Ship: "Stella Solaris" of Sun Line Cruise. - Cruise: Sailing the Mediterranean. No. 2 - Port: Istanbul. - Ship: "Crown Odyssey". - Cruise: Grenadines & Orinoco. No. 3 - Port: Nice. - Ship: "Norway". - Cruise: Western Caribbean. No. 4 - 1990 Annual Directory Issue. No. 5 - Port: St. Lucia. - Ship: "Seabourn Pride". - Cruise: Experience Alaska. No. 6 - Port: Helsinki. - Ship: "Cunard Countess". - Cruise: Britain circumnavigated.

63731
N/A
SHIPWRECKS on the Coasts of Victoria and the Islands of Bass Strait
$25.00 AUD

Marine History Postcards. Geelong. c. 1990. Binder with 32 b/w postcards: 20 of windjammers, 12 of motor ships or steamships. Very good. Format - postcards: 9 x 14 / folder: 25 x 19.

Includes photos of the Blencathra, British Admiral, Carnarvon Bay, Cataraqui ... on King Island.

74552
N/A
SYMPOSIUM ON ANTARCTIC OCEANOGRAPHY - SANTIAGO- CHILE 13-16 SEPTEMBER 1966
$20.00 AUD

International Council of Scientific Unions. 1966. 1st Ed. XI, 268 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, diagrams, fold-out plates). Card covers a little soiled with light wear. A little light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 23 x 15.5.

Surface and Upper Layers, Deep Water, Ocean floor, coastal Waters, Pack Ice Regime,, Productivity, Comments and Recommendations on future work in Antarctic oceanography.

56747
NAA
THE LOG - Quarterly Journal of the Nautical Association of Australia Inc. - Volume 19
$20.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia Limited. Melbourne. 1986. Vol. 19 (new series), Nos. 1 (February 1986) to 4 (November 1986). Edited by W.G. (Bill) VOLUM. 160 PP with 1 map, 4 waterline profiles, 4 plates with 60 flags and funnels, and 51 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Image shows cover of No.1, Issue 83. 21 x 15.

Nos. 1 to 4: Flags and Funnels by R. J. Tompkins. No.1: Doepel of Bellingen, by H. W. Dick. No. 4: The Hong Kong Typhoon of 1937, by H.W. Dick and B. A. Wilkinson ...

70756
NASH, Michael
THE BAY WHALERS - Tasmania's shore-based whaling industry
$30.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing / Tasmanian Heritage Office. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with 2 graphs, 5 sketches, 9 maps, 32 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Title spread: Whaleboat approaching for the kill. Eps: Map of the world with whaling grounds. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.9 x 18. 0958656193

70599
NASH, Michael & BROXAM, Graeme
SHIPWRECKS IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS 1622 -1850
$50.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2019. 1st Ed. VIII, 288 PP with b/w or colour illustrations (charts & location maps, plans, drawings, paintings and photos). Eps: General Chart of Terra Australis or Australia. Hard cover, title in blind on front board and spine, dj. Signed on title page by Graeme Broxam, publisher and co-author. New. 27.4 x 21.8. 97809992366087

15650
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
VOYAGES AND TRAVEL - Catalogue of the Library, Volume One
$45.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1968. 1st Ed. XII, 403 PP with one tail-piece and 11 head-pieces, plus 8 b/w plates and 2 folded maps (track routes of major voyages of exploration to 1700). Cloth cover, gilt device (flying fish) on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light wear around edges of dust jacket and a little foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.

Works on collective voyages of the circumnavigators and explorers to Africa, America, East Indies, Far East, Pacific and the Poles. Over 1200 entries. Chronological tables of voyagers and comprehensive indexes (general and the ships involved).

66606
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1982
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1982. Monthly issues, January to December 1982. Edited by David J. Sanders. 12 issues for a total of 288 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66607
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1983
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1983. Monthly issues, January to December 1983. Edited by David J. Sanders. 12 issues for a total of 356PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66608
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1984
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1984. Monthly issues, January to December 1984. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 12 issues for a total of 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

66613
THE NAUTICAL INSTITUTE
SEAWAYS - The Journal of The Nautical Institute - 1989
$50.00 AUD

The Nautical Institute. London. 1989. Monthly issues, January to December 1989. Edited by David J. Sanders. Set of 12 issues for a total of 388 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Very good set. 29.8 x 21.

53650
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NAVAL HISTORICAL REVIEW - Volume 25 - 2004
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia Inc. Sydney. 2004. Vol. 25, Nos. 1 (March 2004) to 4 (December 2004). Edited by Bob NICHOLLS. 3 issues with 32 pages and 1 issue with 36 pages. Total of 132 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.

No. 1: Southwick House and D-Day: Events of 1944... HMAS Ping Wo golden secret... No. 2: Australians in Midget Submarines... No. 3: Special Service by Ray Worledge... No. 4: 90 years on: Rabaul and Sydney/Emden 1914, By Lcdr. Glen Kerr...

55164
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NAVAL HISTORICAL REVIEW - 1977
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 1977. 4 issues for 1977, March, June, October and December. Edited by Lewis LIND & Alan PAYNE. A total of 144 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise a fine set. 24.3 x 18.6.

March 1977: HMS Exeter at the Battle of the River Plate, by Lieutenant R. Atwill. June 1977: Well done Sir David (Vice Admiral Sir Hugh David Stevenson), by Albert F. Birch. Stuart sinks Italian submarine Gondar. October 1977: First of the Line (Royal Australian Navy Aircraft Carrier), by Keith Isaacs. The sumarine AE2 in World War one, by Commodore Dacre Smyth. December 1977: The second Battle of Sirte, by A. S. Storey. H.M.A.S. Warramunga, by Harry Adlam...

56880
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NAVAL HISTORICAL REVIEW - 2000 - Vol.21, Nos. 1 to 4
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 2000. New series. Edited by Capt. W.F. COOK & Commodore J.B. SNOW. 4 quarterly issues for 2000. A total of 100 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine set. 28 x 21.

HMAS Jervis Bay, Disaster at Bari, Operation 'Meridian', The Strikes on the Palembang Oil Refineries, January 1945, HMS Kanimbla, The exploitsd of an armed merchant cruiser 1939-1942, ..

16463
NEDELEC, C.
CATALOGUE OF SMALL-SCALE FISHING GEAR / CATALOGUE DES ENGINS DE PECHE ARTISINALE / CATALOGO DE ARTES DE PESCA ARTESANAL
$20.00 AUD

FAO / Fishing News. Surrey. 1975. 191 PP with b/w illust. Printed on three columns, in English, French & Spanish. Pictorial laminated boards. Covers with a scratch on rear board and faded at spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing. A very good copy. 30.2 x 21. 0852380771

Gillnets & entangling nets, surrounding nets, hooks and lines, scoop nets, seine nets, cast nets, lift nets, dredges, trawls, traps,...

32904
NICHOLLS, Bob
THE COLONIAL VOLUNTEERS - The defence of the Australian colonies
$40.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. XVII, 215 PP with tables, 43 head & tailpieces, 2 facsimile of posters and 58 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 15 colour illustrations. Eps: "Rank and File. New South Wales Mounted Rifles", late 19th century. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 15.8. 9780043020036

55955
NICHOLSON, Ian Hawkins
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - TASMANIA - Vol. II: 1834-1842 (Parts I, II & III) & GAZETTEER OF TASMANIAN SHIPPING 1803-1842 (Part IV)
$30.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1985. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society Publication No. 33. VI, 246, 212 (indexes) PP with 30 charts, maps & plans and 52 b/w illustrations. FEP: Chart of Bass Strait (Western part). REP: Chart of Bass Strait (Eastern part). Soft covers, pictorial front. Foxing spots on ouside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.4. 0909434247

22705
NORRIS, Gerald (editor)
WILLIAM DAMPIER, Buccaneer Explorer
$35.00 AUD

Folio Society. London. 1994. 1st Ed. XXII, 268 PP plus 13 plates with 3 charts, 1 colour & 11 bw illust. Fp: William Dampier, Pirate and Hydrographer. FEP: A map of the middle part of America. REP: A map of the East Indies. Decorated cloth cover, slipcase. Fine. 25.2 x 16.

64405
NUNAN, Peter
HMAS DIAMANTINA. Australia's last River Class Frigate, 1945-1980
$60.00 AUD

Slouch Hat Publications. McCrae, Vic. 2005. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, maps, photos). Fp: Most of HMAS Diamantina crew, October 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note by the author to Doctor Rod McLeod of the Queensland Maritime Museum on title page. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0957975279

From warship to oceanographic research vessel.

74149
O'BRIEN, Matt.
TASMANIA'S WAR EFFORT 1939-1945
$25.00 AUD

Department of Premier and Cabinet. Hobart. 1995. Facsimile reprint of this 1995 edition with a foreword by Ray Groom, premier of Tasmania. Original of 1946 with the foreword by the Hon. Robert Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania. X, 104, (7 index) PP with 23 b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front cover, illustrated backcover: badge of "Australia Remembers 1945-1995". Fine. 18.6 x 12.3. 0724642277

A brief outline of the part played by Tasmanians in the War Effort of Australia in World War, 1939-1945. Wooden shipbuilding (P.59 to 65).

21284
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT AND SEALERS OF BASS STRAIT
$20.00 AUD

L.G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1964. 1st Ed. 113 , IV, (2), 32 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has some shelf wear with chips at top, and is plastic protected. Contents near fine. 21.7 x 14.5.

The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.

74833
OUGHTRED, Iain
CLINKER PLYWOOD BOATBUILDING MANUAL
$50.00 AUD

Iain Oughtred. Findhorn, Scotland. 1998. 1st Ed. 174 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff covers with light wear on corners, o/wise near fine. 29.7 x 21.

36223
P&O
PLAYING CARDS
$25.00 AUD

Thomas De La Rue & Co. Ltd. London. C. 1940. Complete pack of 54 playing cards (circa 1940) with 2 swans (head to tail) on front in a protective illustrated slipcase box (rubbed). Near fine.

63708
P&O
FAIRSTAR - TAKE ME AWAY CRUISING
$15.00 AUD

News Limited. Sydney. 1993. Large folded travel brochure with text by Travel Editor Mike Smith. Folded size: 29 x 27. Full poster size: 1m16cm x 57.5cm. Very good condition.

An enticement to travel on P & O's Fairstar in the 1993/1994 cruising season. Information on places to be visited plus all the attractions of on board activities. The verso is a full-size poster showing a cut-a-way of the Fairstar in full colour.

65638
PAASCH, Capt. H.
ILLUSTRATED MARINE ENCYCLOPEDIA
$90.00 AUD

Argus Books Ltd. London. 1977. Facsimile edition of the 1890 original edition, with an introduction by David R. MacGregor. (8), 306 PP with tables, plus 202 pages with 100 b/w plates on full page & 28 pages of Index. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and a little sunned), o/wise fine. Scarce. 24 x 16. 0852425392

A complete A-Z compendium of sail and early steam shipping, covering types, rigging, terms, construction, sails & equipment.

48615
PACKARD, Lieutenant Commander & MORRISEY, Lieutenant (editors)
H.M.S. BLAKE COMMISSION BOOK 1961-1962
$25.00 AUD

Martin H. Packard / W.S. Cowell. Ipswich. 1963. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w photos & illustrations throughout on quality glossy paper. Hard cover, gilt badge on front, pictorial dj. Near fine. Oblong: 28.4 x 22.2.

A lighthearted and humouristic kaleidoscope of the commission voyage of this cruiser and her crew.

30500
PADFIELD, Peter
TIDE OF EMPIRES - Decisive Naval Campaigns in the Rise of the West - Volume Two: 1654-1763
$15.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1982. 1st Ed. X, 270 PP with 14 head-pieces, 4 maps and 11 battle diagrams in text, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Eps: Sketch of Dutch attack on the Medway, 9-10 June, 1667. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0710092156

Supremacy of England over Holland and France, finally giving her sovereignty of the seas.

64357
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME SUPREMACY & THE OPENING OF THE WESTERN MIND - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World
$20.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1999. 1st Ed. XII, 340 PP with 7 maps and 7 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 0719556554

74710
PAGE, Frank
ALONE AGAINST THE ATLANTIC - The Story of The Observer Singlehanded Transatlantic Race 1960-80
$20.00 AUD

The Observer Ltd. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 125, (3 index) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj with a few chips/nicks, o/wise near fine. 28 x 21.5. 0950703419

74111
PAPIOL, Marta (editor)
OFFICIAL COLLECTION - 32nd AMERICA'S CUP: VALENCIA
$30.00 AUD

Lunwerg Editores. Barcelona. 2007. 1st multilingual edition. Preface by Michel Bonnefous. No pagination, 225 PP with hundreds of colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Original text in English and Spanish (with translation in French, Italian and German on the last 22 pages). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 35 x 27.5. 9788497853125

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.

70045
PARSONS, Jack & Nora
CORNISH FISHERBOY TO MASTER MARINER: The Life of Henry Blewett 1836-1891 - Part One: Mousehole Boyhood and Early Days at Sea: 1836-1861
$15.00 AUD

Bournemouth Local Studies Publications. Bournemouth, UK. 1993. 1st Ed. VI, 74 PP with b/w illustrations (4 maps and 7 diagrams "Identification of sailing ships' rigs"), plus 4 pages with 8 b/w illustrations (4 drawings and 4 photos). Soft cover, pictorial front. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0906287987

49558
PATERSON, Adam
UNDERSTANDING THE SLEAFORD BAY TRYWORKS: An Interpretive Approach to the Industrial Archaeology of Shore Based Whaling
$25.00 AUD

Department of Archaeology / Flinders University. Adelaide. 2004. 1st Ed., limited to 50 copies. No. 3 in the Maritime Archaeology Monograph and Reports series. (4), IV, 104 PP with 1 map, figures (drawings, photos and sketches), graphs and tables. Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shore base on Fishery Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia.

74654
PERCY, Betty J.
WELCOME ABOARD THE TAMAR BOATS
$125.00 AUD

Betty J. Percy. Launceston. 1993. 1st Ed. XII, 260 PP with 152 b/w illust., plus large folded map in colour of the Tamar River tipped in at centre of book Fp (in colour):: "Ronda-Lisa" under storm jib only. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dj. Dust jacket with signs of wear and rubbed patches. Faint foxing on fore outside edge. Ex Library copy with stamps on front endpaper and verso of title page, rubbed patches on endpapers. o/wise fine. Scarce. 26.6 x 19. 0646136496

Stories of 750 craft built on, and launched from the banks of the Tamar River, Tasmania.

54394
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS: Dissertations on various subjects
$90.00 AUD

The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2007. 1st edition, translated from the second French edition of 1824 by Christine Cornell. (IV), 109 PP with tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 16.

Book V (Chapters XXXV to XLI).

74606
PETER, Bruce
BALTIC FERRIES
$50.00 AUD

Ferry Publicatons. Ramsey, Isle of Man. 2009. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour photos. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 28.5 x 22.5.

Contents: History of the Baltic Ferry Scene, Evolution of the Baltic Super-Ferry, Recession, Bankruptcy and Disaster, the Champagne Economy and Mini-Cruise Culture, Destination Tallinn ...

48850
PHILP, Jude
PAST TIME: TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER MATERIAL FROM THE HADDON COLLECTION, 1888-1905
$25.00 AUD

National Museum of Australia. Canberra. 2001. 1st Ed. X, 54 PP with 6 maps, 23 b/w and 28 colour photos. Title page: Titui-titui (sea-star ornament). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20 x 27. 187694403X

74784
PIDDINGTON, Henry
THE SAILOR'S HORN-BOOK FOR THE LAW OF STORMS: Being a Practical Exposition of the Theory of the Law of Storms, and its Uses to Mariners of All Classes ...
$250.00 AUD

Williams and Norgate. London & Edinburgh. 1869. 5th edition. Enlarged and improved from the 3rd edition of 1859. XVIII, (2), 408 PP, plus 1 folded "Barometrical Chart" in text, 4 folded Charts (Nos. II, III & IV each with a table of References) at the rear of book and the "Transparent Storm Card for Southern Hemisphere" in pocket tipped in on rear endpaper. Rebacked copy retaining the original covers with decoration in blind, front cover with gilt decoration, gilt title in blind on spine. Slight ageing of paper, fore edge of pages IX to XVI roughly opened. Copy lacking the "Transparent Card for the Northern Hemisphere". Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 22 x 14.5.

69956
PLOWMAN, Peter
ACROSS THE PACIFIC: LINERS FROM AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND TO NORTH AMERICA
$70.00 AUD

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. 272 PP with around 200 b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans, maps, photos) and 32 colour illustrations. Title page: Line drawing of "Mariposa". Frontispiece: Aorangi. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner signed by the author on half title page. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 9781877058967

74557
PLOWMAN, Peter
PADDLEBOATS OF AUSTRALIA
$25.00 AUD

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2014. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 12 b/w and 175 colour photos. Title page: "Adelaide" from Echuca and "Marion' from Goolwa. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29 x 21. 9781922013484

74545
PLOWMAN, Piers & CARD, Stephen J.
QUEEN OF BERMUDA and the Furness Bermuda Line
$200.00 AUD

Bermuda Maritime Museum Press. Bermuda. 2002. Deluxe edition. Foreword by Allan Davidson. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, ephemera, paintings, posters, photos ...), plus a large folded plate with a colour drawing "Queen of Bermuda", by Enrico Repeto. Eps (in colour): cutaway and model of Queen of Bermuda. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front board and spine, protected by a similar slipcase. Fine. Scarce. 32 x 24. 0921560109

14773
POPHAM, Hugh & Robin (editors)
A THIRST FOR THE SEA, The Sailing Adventures of Erskine Childers
$45.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1979. 1st Ed. with a foreword by Robert A. Childers. X, 178 PP, plus 16 pages with plan of Sunbeam and 22 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 0540071978

The sailing adventures of the writer of "The Riddle of the Sands" and a clerk of the House of Commons.

40101
POTTER, N. & FROST, J.
QUEEN ELIZABETH 2 - The Authorised Story
$15.00 AUD

Harrap. London. 1969. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 cut-away, 1 drawing and 26 b/w photos. Fp: QE2 at sea. Hard cover, dust jacket is a little sunned and is price-clipped. Neat stamp of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.6. 245594442

The problems of Cunard: new concepts, financial crises, as well as the building of the Queen Elizabeth 2.

53698
POWNALL, Garry
AURORA - Dawn of a New Era
$35.00 AUD

P&O Cruises (UK) Limited. London. 2000. 1st Ed. Foreword by Lord Sterling of Plaistow, Chairman, The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. 128 PP with 4 plans in colour, and colour photos by Mike O'Dwyer. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Stamp Maiden Season and stamp of the Captain (30 May 2000) on front endpaper. A little light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. Large format: 34.7 x 25. 0951432826

A photographic record of this vessel.

63145
POWNALL, Peter & CATON, Albert
WHALING WILL BE PROHIBITED WHEN 200-MILE ZONE IS PROCLAIMED (in Australian Fisheries 1979)
$15.00 AUD

Fisheries Division, Department of Primary Industry. Canberra. 1979. Volume 38, Number 5, May 1979. 80 PP. Contains article pages 12 to 21 with 1 colour and 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5.

Article by P. Pownall - "Whaling will be prohibited when 200-Mile Zone is Proclaimed. End of Whaling and Whaling Industry with the introduction of the 200-Mile Australian Exclusive Economic Zone, on the 1st January 1981..

64365
PRINGLE STUART, Robert & BEAGLEY NAYLOR, Thomas
NORFOLK ISLAND 1846 - The Accounts of Robert Pringle Stuart and Thomas Beagley Naylor
$50.00 AUD

Sullivan's Cove. Adelaide. 1979. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies (No.94). 84, (2) PP. Fp: Facsimile of one of the suppressed pages from Pringle Stuart's Report. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. Folio: 32 x 20.

74879
"Q", (editor) assisted by LAUGHTON, Prof. J. K., ARNOLD-FORSTER, H. O., LAIRD CLOWES, W., WILSON, Herbert W. etc. etc.
THE STORY OF THE SEA (in two volumes)
$200.00 AUD

Cassell & Company, Limited. London. 1898. 1st Edition. Volume I: VIII, 760, PP with head & tail pieces, and b/w illustrations throughout, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Gave orders to his men to board. Volume II: VIII, 760 PP with head & tail pieces and b/w illustrations. Half-bound modern binding, retaining the original covers and spine, renewed endpapers. All edges gilt. Minimal light foxing or ageing of paper around edges. Contents are otherwise near fine. Quite scarce. 26.3 x 19.5.

Q : Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Wonderful stories covering all aspects of the sea: about warfare, life in the Royal Navy, perils at sea, the pleasures, yachting, lights & signals, wrecks, smugglers, etc... Volume I with a 10 pages glossary of Nautical terms. Volume II with a 15 page glossary of sea terms and phrases, and the index for the 2 volumes.

13575
QUINN, David B. & RYAN, A. N.
ENGLAND'S SEA EMPIRE 1550-1642
$30.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin London. 1983. 1st edition, in the Early Modern Europe Today series. XIV, 257 PP with 9 maps. Pictorial laminated boards. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0049421794

45120
RAAF
THE AUSTRALIAN BOMBER SINCE 1921 - Volume I
$20.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1997. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 108 b/w and 13 colour photos. Title page: F-111C flying over an Australian destroyer. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

74548
RALSTON, Kathleen
A MAN FOR ANTARCTICA, The Early Life of Phillip Law
$20.00 AUD

Hyland House. Melbourne. 1993. 1st Ed. X, 236 PP plus 10 pages with 29 b/w photos. Fp: P.G. Law, Acting Office-in-Charge Antarctic Division (1949). Endpapers: Diary entries and page x : Track chart of Wyatt Earp voyage, Map of Antarctica, The Route taken by Kista Dan on 1954 voyage. Hard cover, dust jacket. Gift note on half-title page, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1875657134

69514
RAN
H.M.A.S. SYDNEY. An Epic in Australian History
$40.00 AUD

McDowells Ltd. Sydney. c. 1941. Commemorative edition. No pagination, 8 PP, 4 pages of text with the Actual Account from the British Admiralty Records, 1 colour painting, and 3 b/w photos (portrait of Captain J.A. Collins, HMAS Sydney lying in her home port, damage to the forward funnel). Soft covers a little browned around edges, gilt lettering. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 13.2 x 21.7.

Australian Cruiser H.M.A.S. Sydney sinks Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni.

30431
RANDIER, Jean
MEN AND SHIPS AROUND CAPE HORN 1616-1939
$50.00 AUD

David McKay. New York. 1969. 1st US edition. Tranlated from the 1966 French original by M. W. B. Sanderson. 360 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Eps: Chart of Straits of Magellan & Tierra del Fuego. Cloth cover, price-clipped dust jacket. A near fine copy. 25.5 x 21.

One of the best anthologies written on tall ships and their struggles rounding the Horn.

69935
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
NORTH ATLANTIC PANORAMA 1900-1976
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. Shepperton, Middlesex. 1977. 1st edition. 192 PP with bw photos, plus 4 pages with 3 colour illust. Title spread: Queen Elizabeth 2. Half-title page: SS City of Rome of Anchor Line. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing on outside edges and on inside of dust jacket. Near fine. 29.8 x 22.2. 0711006261

When passenger liners were providing luxury and safety between the US and Europe.

49138
REILLY, Dianne & CAREW, Jennifer
SUN PICTURES OF VICTORIA: The Fauchery-Daintree Collection - 1858
$30.00 AUD

Library Council of Victoria / Currey O'Neil Ross Pty Ltd. Melbourne. 1983. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 11 b/w illustrations and 53 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 29.3 x 26. 0859023524

Antoine Fauchery born in Paris in 1823: Artist, Writer, Adventurer (Spy ???). Victorian goldfields and Melbourne: 1852 to 1856. Returned from Paris in 1857 then left in 1959 for the Philippines, China... Died in Yokohama in April 1861.

32791
REINHARTZ, Dennis & SAXON, Gerald D. (editors)
THE MAPPING OF THE ENTRADAS INTO THE GREATER SOUTHWEST
$20.00 AUD

University of Oklahoma Press. Norman. 1998. 1st Ed. XIV, 227 PP with 120 b/w and 20 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18.2. 0806130474

The role played by Spanish explorers and mapmakers in bringing knowledge of the New World to Europe. Spain's pioneering endeavours in the American Southwest.

74120
REYNOLDS, Betty
CLUELESS IN TOKYO - An Explorer's Sketchbook of Weird and Wonderful Things in Japan
$20.00 AUD

Weatherill / Shambhala Publications, Inc. Boston. 2005. 6th printing of the 1997 original. No pagination, 48 PP with wonderful and surprising cartoons in colour. Illustrated stiff covers. Fine. 20.3 x 20.3. 9780834803862

18315
REYNOLDS, Stephen
THE VOYAGE OF THE NEW HAZARD to the Northwest Coast, Hawaii and China, 1810-1813, by Stephen Reynolds, a member of the crew, edited by Judge F.W. Howay, F.R.S.C.
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1970. Limited edition of 600 (No.481). XXII, 158 PP, plus 12 pages with b/w plates. Eps. Gilt engraved cloth cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26.2 x 18.2.

Facsimile edition of the 1938 Peabody Museum edition.

22661
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo
THE VOYAGE OF THE MIR-EL-LAH
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1980. 1st UK Ed. 256 PP with b/w & colour photos with 2 maps & 2 diagrams. Title spread: The Mir-el-Lah in Cosmoledo Lagoon. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 17.5. 0002118874

The vanishing world of the dhows, from the Shatt Al Arab to East Africa then to the Seychelles and Comoro Islands.

45751
RICE, Desmond & GAVSHON, Arthur
THE SINKING OF THE BELGRANO
$15.00 AUD

Secker & Warburg. London. 1984. 1st Ed. XV, 218 PP with 2 maps and 1 facsimile of document, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (spine sunned) . Foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0436413329

The Falklands War of 1982 and the torpedoing of the Argentinian Cruiser Belgrano (decision and aftermath).

59754
RICE, Dr. Tony
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY - Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration
$40.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2010. Soft cover edition of the 1st Australian edition of 2008. Foreword by Dr. Michael Dixon, and introduction by Dr. David Bellamy. 336 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.3 x 21.5. 9781742372259

Three centuries of Natural History Exploration. Voyage to Jamaica 1687-1689, by Sir Hans Sloane... Pacific crossing 1768-1771, by James Cook, Sir Joseph Banks & Sydney Parkinson. Return to the South Seas 1772-1775, by James Cook, Johann and George Forster... Fathoming the Deep 1872-1876, the Challenger expedition.

69877
RICE, Tony
DO WHALES GET THE BENDS ? - Answers to 118 Fascinating Questions about the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2010. 1st Ed. X, 163 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches and maps). Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 9781408113264

68444
RICHARDS, Rhys
BOLD CAPTAINS: Trans-Pacific Exploration and Trade 1780-1830 (in 2 Volumes)
$70.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2017. 1st Ed. Volume I: 300 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 15 sketch maps and 44 drawings, paintings, letters). Volume II: 301 - 590 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 16 sketch maps and 40 drawings, paintings and portraits). Pictorial soft cover. As new. 22 x 15.5. 9780473405182 & 9780473405199

Collection of 24 articles, chapters and notes written between the 1970s and 2000. Simon Metcalfe: The American Fur Trader. Captain Roger Simpson and the Bass Islands. William Hutchings: a Boston Captain trading for the Dutch at Japan in 1800... Abraham Bristow: Whaling Master. Captain Robert Rhodes : an excellent Chart Maker, and pioneer whaler. Captain Louis Charles Ruault Coutance: French Naval Officer, Privateer and Trans-Pacific Trader. ..;

75001
RICHARDS, Rhys
MAORI WHO WENT SPERM WHALING BEFORE 1840
$45.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2021. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 4 tables and over 50 b/w illustrations (1 map "Bay of Islands", 15 head pieces, 15 drawings by Gordon Grant, drawings, sketches, prints and 4 photos). Pictorial soft covers. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780473587482

... with the Names found in Shipping Records etc.

74475
RISING, Catrin (editor)
THE STORY OF VASA
$25.00 AUD

Swedish National Maritime Museum. Stockholm. c. 2015. English edition. 52 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos, drawings, maps). Inside back cover: Vasa through the centuries. Illustrated stiff covers. Postcard in colour of Vasa in the Vasa Museet, Djurgarden, Stockholm. Near fine. 24 x 16.7. 9789198471335

Her fate in 1628, her remarkable salvage and restoration.

58174
ROBIE, David
EYES OF FIRE - The Last Voyage of the Rainbow Warrior
$15.00 AUD

Lindon Publishing. Auckland. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Walter Lini. (5), 168 PP with 55 b/w illustrations (3 maps, cartoons and photos). Fp: Hole in the hull. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 17.7 x 22.7.

From Spain, through the Marshall Islands to final resting place in New Zealand.

17578
ROGERS, Stanley
HAZARDS OF THE DEEP
$20.00 AUD

W. H. Allen. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5.

Strange tales of ships that vanished including the Ferret on regular run Glasgow-Belfast, found as Gladys in Melbourne. The never completed voyage of the brig Australia on its way from Leith to Sydney, burnt South-west of Cape Town....

74888
ROLT, L. T. C.
NARROW BOAT
$15.00 AUD

Readers Union / Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1946. Readers Union edition of the original of 1944. 222 PP with b/w illustrations by Denys Watkins-Pitchford (1 map, 31 headpieces and 1 tailpiece and 7 full-page illustrations). Cloth cover with title on spine. Covers have light wear and faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise contents near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23 x 14.7.

Life on board barges.

56332
ROSE, John
AKARANA - The Ports of Auckland
$20.00 AUD

Auckland Harbour Board. Auckland. 1971. 1st Ed. 238 PP with b/w or colour illustrations (paintings & photos, sketches & maps). Eps: chart of Auckland Harbour. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Very good. 27.5 x 22.5.

The Centennial publication of the Auckland Harbour Board, 1971: history, achievements, organization - ships & shipping lines.

22578
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co 1939-1945
$60.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1962. 1st Ed. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Cloth cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). A few small nicks/chips in dust jacket , o/wise a near fine copy of the first edition. 22.8 x 14.5.

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

74417
ROWE, Nigel, DADSWELL, Ron, MUDIE, Colin & RAUWORTH, Michael
TALL SHIPS TODAY, Their Remarkable Story
$45.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2014. 1st Ed. Preface by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. Forewords by Douglas Prothero and Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 224 PP with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations (drawings and artworks, paintings, photos). Hard covers, dj. Dust jacket with a few nicks, chips at bottom, o/wise near fine. 31.5 x 23. 9781472903464

Tall Ships and Sail Training.

39494
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1911-1986 - SYDNEY 2UW, SALUTE THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY!
$15.00 AUD

Sydney 2UW. 1986. Souvenir newspaper. 28 PP with advertisements and b/w photos. Large format: 43.5 x 28.5.

Souvenir newspaper full of information on the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Sea Heritage and the activities for the 75th anniversary celebrations.

64965
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
SPECIAL JOURNAL "Centenary of Queensland 1859-1959": Vol. VI, No. 1
$50.00 AUD

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Brisbane. 1959. 293 PP. Hard cover, title on front board, cloth spine. Near fine. 21.2 x 13.8.

16 papers read to the Society in 1958 and 1959. "The Discovery of Australia" / "Wild White Men in Queensland", by Sir Raphael Cilento. Some Reminiscences of Early Queensland, by E.C. Davies. Queensland-One Hundred Years of Defence, by Commander N.S. Pixley. The Taming of the Great Barrier Reef (lighthouses on the coast)", by Clem L. Lack. ... Tug-Boats of the Brisbane River, by A.A. Jordan.

74696
SANCTON, Julian
MADHOUSE AT THE END OF THE EARTH - The BELGICA's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night
$30.00 AUD

W H Allen. London. 2021 1st UK paperback edition. VIII, 350, (4) PP with 2 headpieces, 2 sketch maps and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w illustrations: plan with general arrangement, 1 cartoon, 8 portraits and 25 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.4 x 15.2. 9780753553459

Voyage of exploration to the Antarctic Peninsula of the Belgica who sailed from Antwerp on 16th of August 1897, was icebound for over a year n 1898-89 in the Bellinghausen Sea and returned to Ostende in November 1899.

74732
SANDLER, Martin W.
RESOLUTE - The Epic Search for the Northwest Passage and John Franklin, and the Discovery of the Queen's Ghost Ship
$25.00 AUD

Sterling Publishing Co. New York. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Russell A. Porter. XIX, 299 PP with b/w illustrations [3 maps, 17 headpieces, c.40 (line drawings, prints, paintings, portraits ...)], plus 16 pages with 13 colour and 18 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Arctic Theater with location map. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 16. 9781402740855

H.M.S. Resolute: 1845 voyage and loss. Salvage of the "Desk of the Resolute" used in the Oval Office of the White House, by the President of the United States since 1880.

69352
SATTIN, D. L.
JUST OFF THE SWALE: The story of the barge building village of Conyer
$25.00 AUD

Meresborough Books. Rainham, Kent. 1982. Reprint of the 1978 original. Foreword by Richard-Hugh Perks. (12), 140 PP with b/w illustrations by Jeremy Nesham. Eps: Map "Just Off the Swale". Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0905270053

60601
SCANLAN, A. B.
HARBOUR AT THE SUGAR LOAVES - A Centennial History of the Taranaki Harbours Board
$25.00 AUD

Taranaki Harbours Board. New Plymouth. 1975. 1st Ed. Foreword by S. D. Hayton, Chairman. 192 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 40 pages with 4 colour and 128 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): 2 views of the Port. FEP: New Plymouth Harbour, proposals of 1879. REP: Port Taranaki, 1975. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (slightly rubbed). Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated (17 February 1979) and signed by Stuart Hayton, Chairman - J.G. Boddy, General Manager - P.D.L. Holmes, Chief Engineer and John Flett, Harbour Master. Near fine. 25.2 x 19.5.

63466
SCANLON, Andrew
WATER POWER
$20.00 AUD

Hydro Electricity Commission. Hobart. 1990. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 5 b/w photos and colour illustrations (diagrams, drawings, graphs, maps, photos). Inside back cover: map of Tasmania's Electricity System. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724616837

18220
SCARLETT, Bernard
SHIPMINDER - The Story of Her Majesty's Coastguard
$20.00 AUD

Pelham. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 208 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0720704804

Coast protection against: smugglers in the 18th Century, saboteurs and spies during WWII. Fighting in wars since the Crimean & lifesaving and protecting the environment.

72128
SCHAFFER, Irene & McKAY, Thelma
Profiles of Norfolk Islanders to Van Diemen's Land: "LADY NELSON" 1807 - Volume 1
$40.00 AUD

Irene Schaffer & Thelma McKay. Hobart. 1989. Updated edition of the 1987 original. V, 34 PP with 2 b/w illustrations (vignette on front cover and title page), plus 1 plate " View of the Lady Nelson in the Thames" and 1 page " Additional Research 1989". Soft cover, illustrated front. Foxing spots on front cover and outside edges. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 0958792615

49346
SCHLEE, Susan
ON ALMOST ANY WIND, The Saga of the Oceanographic Research Vessel Atlantis
$15.00 AUD

Cornell University Press. New York. 1978. 1st Ed. 303 PP with 1 map, 18 draw. & 65 photos in text. Fp: RV Atlantis under sail. Eps: Map of North Atlantic & Mediterranean with track of principal cruises of RV Atlantis 1931-1950. Hard cover, dj. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 081411602

Story of sea and sail during 35 years of oceanographic research.

74443
SCORESBY, William
AN ACCOUNT OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS WITH A HISTORY & DESCRIPTION OF THE NORTHERN WHALE-FISHERY - Volume 1
$50.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 2011. Paperback edition of in the "Cambridge Library Collection" series of the 1820 original. Volume I: (4), XX, 552, (82 appendix) PP with tables. Fp (on double page): The ship Esk of Whitby damaged by ice. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 21.4 x 14. 9781108037785

Volume I: The Arctic.

21876
SEDGWICK, Stanley, KINNAIRD, M. & O'DONOGHUE, K.J.
LONDON & OVERSEAS FREIGHTERS PLC 1948-1992
$20.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1992. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 2 colour illustrations (flag and funnel), 2 colour and 132 b/w photos. Fp: Founders of LOF. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.8 x 14.8. 0905617681

History and fleet list of 75 ships.

43644
SELLICK, Douglas R G (editor)
ANTARCTICA - First Impressions 1773-1930
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Arts Center Press. Fremantle. 2001. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 2 maps, 20 drawings and 23 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.4 x 14.8. 1863683437

James Cook, James Weddell, Charles Wilkes... Robert Falcon Scott... Douglas Mawson...

74773
SHACKLETON, E. H., C.V.O.
THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC - Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 (in 2 Volumes)
$950.00 AUD

William Heinemann. London. 1909. 1st edition. with an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.SC. An account of the First Journey to the South Magnetic Pole, by Professor T. W. Edgeworth David, F.R.S. Volume I: XLVIII, 372 PP with 11 diagrams in text, plus frontispiece, 6 coloured plates with caption on tissue guard and 106 b/w plates (4 on double page). Fp: Portrat of E.H. Shackleton with caption on tissue guard. Volume II: XVI, 420 PP with 38 b/w illustrations in text, plus frontispiece, 6 coloured plates with caption on tissue guard, 132 b/w plates. Fp: Photo of "The Northern Party..." with caption on tissue guard. The 2 "Panoramas" and 3 maps in colour called for are in the rear pocket of Volume II. Errata slip for Volume II tipped in on page XVI. Cloth covers, top edge gilt, illustrated front board, gilt title on a sunned spine. Covers rubbed and soiled. Occasional foxing. A very good clean and complete copy of a scarce item. More images available upon request. 25.3 x 19.

19524
SHAW, Frank H.
FAMOUS SHIPWRECKS
$20.00 AUD

Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd. London. 1930. 1st Colonial Edition. 390 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Garthpool on the Reefs, November 12, 1929. Cloth cover. Signature on inside front cover. Spine sunned with lettering worn. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.5 x 14.7.

Sinking of H.M.S. Victoria. Wreck of the Duncan Dunbar. Titanic: the shipwreck that shook the world... The genesis of the lifeboat...

56610
SHIPBUILDING
RULES FOR BUILDING AND CLASSING UNDERWATER SYSTEMS AND VEHICLES - 1979
$15.00 AUD

American Bureau of Shipping. New York. 1979. 1st Ed. No continuous pagination, 94 PP with figures and tables. Cloth cover, gilt device on front board, gilt title on front board and spine. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.

53783
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - No.21
$15.00 AUD

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1964. Volume No. 21, 1964. Contains article between P.20 and 29 with . Edited by C. HALLS. Pictorial soft covers with a few creases, head of spine with light wear, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.8.

Article by C. Halls "The search for the Batavia", between P.20 & 29 with 1 map, 1 drawing and 3 b/w photos.

21165
SHIPPING
SHIPS OF SHAME, Inquiry into Ship Safety
$20.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1992. 1st Ed. XXVI, 157 PP with 1 map & tables. Pict. card cover. Covers with a few small creases, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0644258594

Australia and the substandard ships in Australian waters. December 1992 report from the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Transport, Communications and Infrastructure. Page 99 to 102: List of dry bulk cargo vessels totally lost with cargo in 1988, 1989, 1990 & 1991. Includes a newspaper clipping dated 28/2/93 on the coal ship Rudi in Gladstone Harbour.

62439
SHIPPING
KNOW YOUR SHIPS - Car Ferries and Ocean Liners
$15.00 AUD

OTD / Ocean Travel Development. London. 1972. March 1972 up-dated and extended edition of the 1970 original. 144 PP with 99 b/w photos. Soft covers, spiral bound. Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 29.

OTD = the International Trade Association of Passenger Shipping Lines.

74748
SKEMP, John Rowland
MEMORIES OF MYRTLE BANK - The Bush-farming Experiences of Rowland and Samuel Skemp in North-East Tasmania, 1883-1948
$35.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1952. 1st Ed. Foreword by Aubrey Davern. 256 PP, plus 10 plates (1 of them folded) with b/w illustrations (map, drawings, photos and a facsimile of a "Passengers' Contract Ticket). Cloth covers, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket lightly soiled and with repaired tears (now in a protective sleeve). Slight ageing of paper with occasional foxing. An otherwise very good clean copy. 22.6 x 15.

45664
SLADE, W. J. & GREENHILL, Basil
WESTCOUNTRY COASTING KETCHES
$35.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. Greenwich. 1974. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 2 b/w photos, 70 b/w plates, 3 folding plates with 4 sailing plans and 7 drawings, Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.8 x 20.2. 0851770754

74088
SLEIGHTHOLME, J. D.
YACHT ROPES. The Marlow Standard Guide
$15.00 AUD

Marlow Ropes Ltd. London. 1971. 4th edition of the January 1964 original. 49, (5 adverts.) PP with b/w illustrations by Author. Pictorial stiff covers. Stamp of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 17.7 x 11.5.

... or Fun for the Foredeck.

74452
SMITH, John
CONDEMNED AT STANLEY - Notes and Sketches on the Hulks and Wrecks at Port Stanley, Falkland Islands
$45.00 AUD

National Maritime Historic Society. New York / San Francisco . 1973. 1st Ed. Introduction bt Karl Kortum, San Francisco Maritime Museum. (2), V, 33 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 sketch plan of Stanley Harbour, the centrefold " Stanley, 24th February, 1871", 18 drawings and 5 figures (drawings of capstan). Illustrated soft covers. Fine. 23 x 15.2.

39615
SNYDER, Gerald S.
THE ROYAL OAK DISASTER
$25.00 AUD

Presidio. San Rafael, Ca. USA. 1978. 1st US edition of the 1976 UK original. 261 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 24 pages with 42 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 21.4 x 14.6.

On 13/14 October 1939, U-Boat 47 penetrated the Royal Navy base of Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands and sunk the Royal Oak: 833 dead, 424 survivors.

74835
SPECTRE, Peter H. (editor)
PAINTING & VARNISHING
$30.00 AUD

WoodenBoat Publications. Brooklin, Maine. 1995. 1st edition, in The WoodenBoat Series. XII, (2), 146 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 27.5 x 21.3. 9780937822418

70495
SPECTRE, Peter H. & LARKIN, David
WOODEN SHIP, The Art, History, and Revival of Wooden Boatbuilding
$50.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1991. 1st Ed. 272 PP with magnificent colour photographs. Illustrated title spread, half title page and endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket. Two old tape marks on verso of the front endpaper and verso of the rear endpaper. An otherwise fine copy. 31 x 23.7. 0395566924

Simple craft and canoes, the Vikings, the building of the "Susan Constant", flagship of the 3 first vessels bringing settlers to Jamestown on the Chesapeake, building of working sails, yachts...

31968
SPENCE, Bill
HARPOONED - THE STORY OF WHALING
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover, dj. Top corner near spine is bumped, top of spine a little damaged. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. An otherwise very good clean copy. 26 x 21. 085177167X

Whaling from the days of the Basque and the Dutch, to the Antarctic boom period up to the last of bay whaling and deep sea whaling from factory ships.

15487
SPILLETT, Peter G.
FORSAKEN SETTLEMENT, An illustrated history of the settlement of Victoria, Port Essington North Australia 1838-1849
$35.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Sydney. 1972. 1st Ed. 196 PP with b/w illust. Hard cover, dust jacket. A near fine copy. 23.2 x 15.5. 701803347

60573
SPURLING, J. & LUBBOCK, Basil
SAIL - The Romance of the Clipper Ships (in Three Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

The Blue Peter Publishing / Publications Ltd. London. 1930, 1933 & 1936. Volume I: 3rd imression (1000 copies) in April 1930 of the July 1927 original. Edited by F.A. Hook. Introduction by C. Fox Smith. XII, 154 PP with 1 figure, plus a large folded chart at rear, and 31 plates on full page by Jack Spurling (1 b/w and 30 colour). Fp: Ship "Argonaut" with the square-rigged SS "Mooltan". FEP: Windjammer and cargo freighter. REP: Windjammer and trawler. Volume II: 2nd impression (1000 copies) in February 1933 of the 1929 original. Edited by F. A. Hook. Pictures by C. Fox Smith. VIII, 152, (14) PP with 5 b/w plates by Paasch, plus a large folded chart at rear and 31 plates on full page by Jack Spurling (1 b/w and 30 in colour). Fp: The Flying Squadron. FEP: Windjammer and cargo freighter. REP: Windjammer and tawler. Volume III: 1st impression of April 1936. Edited by Alexander Campbell. When the Ports were filled with Loveliness ..., by C. Fox Smith. X, 102 PP, plus 1 large folded chart at rear and 19 plates on full page by Jack Spurling (1 b/w and 18 in colour). Fp: Cutty Sark. FEP: Windjammer and Trawler. REP: Windjammer and cargo freighter. Endpapers by W. M. Birchall. Original blue cloth covers, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spines which have been rebacked in modern cloth, gilt decoration (Blue Peter) on back cover. Nice handwritten dedicatory note dated 1942 on the verso of the free fly of each front endpaper. Very clean and overall, a very good set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 31.3 x 26.

58886
STANBURY, Myra
EXAMINATION OF HISTORIC SHIPWRECK MATERIAL - Confidential Report prepared for Heritage South Australia / Department for Environment and Heritage
$15.00 AUD

Department of Maritime Archaeology, Western Australian Maritime Museum. Fremantle. 2004. Report No. 187, June 2004. VIII, 16 PP with 2 tables and 27 figures. Soft cover, pictorial front with clear plastic cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

74703
STATHAM, Commander E.P.
PRIVATEERS AND PRIVATEERING
$50.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. 1910. 1st Ed. XIV, 382, (2 publications) PP, plus 8 b/w plates. FP: The 'Invention", French Privateer. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Few foxing spots on fore outside edge, o/wise a near fine copy. 20.3 x 14.7.

72132
STEVENS, T.S. & DICK, H.W.
SCOTTISH HOUSE: A History of McIlwraith , McEacharn - Shipowners, Merchants and Miners 1875-1993
$70.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia, Inc. Melbourne. 2021. 1st edition. XII, 392 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Early painting of the "Bothwell Castle". Inside back cover: Cut-away of the triple screw steamer "Katoomba". Title page with House-Flag. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 25 x 17.3. 9780975689653

37468
STEWARD, Robert M.
BOATBUILDING MANUAL
$35.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 1987. 3rd edition of the 1970 original. XII, 274 PP with 176 figures (line drawings and b/w photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 9780877422365

The essential information required to build a boat: plans & tools, wood or fiberglass... deck & interior joinery..

64727
STEWART, Brian
LOOKING FOR WICKHAM - Captain John Clements Wickham, R.N. 1798-1864
$15.00 AUD

The Friends of Newstead Inc. Brisbane. 2005. 1st edition adapted from the Patrick Leslie Address of 24 August 2003. (2), 30 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 1741620309

Royal Navy Officer. Commander of HMS Beagle. Friend of Charles Darwin...

49318
STOBART, John & DAVIS, Robert P.
STOBART: The Rediscovery of America's Maritime Heritage
$100.00 AUD

E. P. Dutton. New York. 1985. 1st Ed. XIV, 209 PP with 26 b/w drawings and 66 colour paintings (63 of them on full page). Fp: The Dashing Wave entering the Golden Gate. FEP: New York City's South Street from Wall Street north to Maiden Lane, circa 1870. REP: Vallejo Street Wharf, San Francisco, circa 1870. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 31.2 x 40.3. 0525243623

14465
STOKESBURY, James L.
NAVY AND EMPIRE
$25.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1983. 1st Ed. 430 PP with 8 maps. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Blind stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0688021344

History of the Royal Navy from the time of Drake and the Armada to the Falkland Islands crisis of 1982. The inter-relationship between the Royal Navy and the British Empire.

74538
STUART, John McDouall
FOURTH EXPEDITION JOURNAL MARCH TO SEPTEMBER 1860
$75.00 AUD

Sullivan's Cove. Adelaide. 1983. 1st "Sullivan's Cove" edition limited to 220 hand numbered copies (No. 74). 92 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots (faint) on top outside edge, spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 18.5.

74718
SUGDEN, John
NELSON: The Sword of Albion
$40.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 2012. 1st Ed. XVIII, 1020 PP with 7 maps (2 with inserts), plus a ribbon marker and 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page. Near fine. 24 x 16.

74865
SYDNEY HARBOUR TRUST
THE PORT OF SYDNEY, N.S.W. - Official Handbook
$750.00 AUD

The Sydney Harbour Trust Commissioners. Sydney. 1919. 1st edition. 68 PP with 7 tables and 28 b/w illustrations (1 drawing "Captain Phillip's Sirius" and 27 photos (13 of them on full page), plus 8 large folded plates. (3 aerial photos of the Port and 5 "Bird's eye view" maps in colour). Of the 5 plates, 4 are in excellent condition with no repaired tears and one has 2 creases and 2 repaired tears on the fold of the "tip in". Original cloth covers with only minimal wear, gilt engraved title and device on front cover. Renewed endpapers. A near fine copy of this rare item. 22.6 x 14.5.

On the folded plates - 3 aerial photos: Entrance to the Port of Sydney / Circular Quay, Sydney Cove / Darling Harbour, Port of Sydney. 5 maps in colour "Birds Eye View", viz: The Port of Sydney (tipped in on FEP), showing new wharfage Scheme in course of construction "Walsh Bay" (tipped in on REP), Map of the Wharf Accommodation of the Port of Sydney, New Wharf and approaches Jones Bay and Pyrmont, Proposed Terminal Grain Elevator and Cargo Berths, Glebe Island, Port Jackson.

40961
SYME, Marten A.
LIFEBOATS FOR VICTORIA - The story of lifeboats and their crews in Victoria 1856 - 1979
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck Press. Port Fairy, Victoria. 2001. 1st Ed., No. 55 in the Roebuck Society Publication series. XVI, 80 PP with tables, 2 sketches, plans (2 of lifeboats and 5 of ports and bays), and 48 photos (8 colour and 40 b/w). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 22. 0957929501

62487
TASMANIAN SAIL TRAINING ASSOCIATION
LADY NELSON - Her Majesty's Colonial Brig of 60 Tons
$25.00 AUD

Tasmanian Sail Training Association. Hobart. 1990s. Clear plastic box containing: The Lady's Log of December 1192, 24 PP. Clear plastic folder containing: 9 pages (recto only), published 18th January 1996 by the Mid North Coast Museum. The folded page: "Lady Nelson / Tasail". A 9 pages (recto only) "Introduction to the Lady Nelson"with 2 plans & 1 page "Songs of Convicts & Sailors: Botany Bay" with 2 musical scores. A 32 pages (recto only) Able Seaman and Steering Ticket, Training Manual by Pip Turner. 3 pages "William Westall (1781-1850). 8 other pages on: Western Port, Charting the Continent, Over High Seas: the Lady Nelson & the British discovery of Port Phillip ... Fine. Image shows the cover of "The Lady's Log". 30 x 21.5.

74940
TAYLOR, J. R. W.
GOLD FROM THE SEA - The Epic Story of the Niagara's Bullion
$40.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. 1947. Reprint of the September 1942 original. 224 P, plus 17 b/w photos by J. M. Leonard. Fp: R.M.S.Niagara. Eps: Sketch of mooring plan by Chief Diver Johnstone. Cloth cover, nice dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve. 20.5 x 13.5.

74494
TENISWOOD, DR Wilf V.
DID YOU KNOW ? Transcripts from the Popular Radio Series 2ZR
$25.00 AUD

ABC / Speciality Press. Hobart. 1979. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Baldwin, Producer. 61 PP with 21 sketches (artworks) by Richard Bacon. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by John Baldwin. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Near fine. 19.5 x 13.8. 064297229X

Transcripts on Historic spots in and around Hobart, narrated by Ken Short.

74913
THOMAS, David
THE RIGHT KIND OF BOY:- A Portrait of The British Sea Apprentice 1930-1980
$35.00 AUD

Phaiacia. Ystradowen, Camarthenshire. 2004. 1st Ed. XVIII, 418 PP with 5 facsimiles of "Certificate of Competency", plus 32 plates wiith 59 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on both endpapers and the 3 outside edges. A fine copy. 25.8 x 19.3. 9780954198114

58231
THOMAS, Dr. Robert & McKENZIE, Dr. Bart
THE DIVER'S MEDICAL COMPANION
$10.00 AUD

Diving Medical Centre. Sydney. c. 1980. 1st Ed. A Diving Medical Centre monograph. Foreword by Carl Edmonds. (8), 184 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner on title-page, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.

69998
THOMAS, Gomer (1917-1937) & ANNAND, David (1930-1934)
WE WENT TO SEA IN BROCKLEBANKS OF LIVERPOOL
$20.00 AUD

Artist's Valley Press. Wales. No date. c. 1988. 44 PP (typescript) with 33 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial wrappers with light soiling and wear, a few hand-written annotations, o/wise very good. 29.5 x 21.

31350
TUCKER Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume II, Number 2
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1973. Winter 1973. 117-216 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Bow decoration of the "Minautor". Pictorial boards. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Contents include: The schooner Halifax, HMS Dreadnought, An English ketch rigged sloop, Part 4, A Pepysian model, HMS Atalanta, Part 4, ...

31349
TUCKER, Arthur L. (editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - Volume II, Number 1
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1973. Autumn 1973. 116 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Stern of the "Naseby". Pictorial hard cover. Near fine. 22 x 19.

Ships that served the steam day yacht Skeandhu, Hms Atalanta, Part 3 (conclusion), The corvette Kromantse, Paddle steamer Milton Queen: a working model paddle steamer, ...

74006
UNDERHILL, David.
AUSTRALIA'S DANGEROUS CREATURES
$20.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1988. Revised edition of the 1987 original. 368 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page and title spread: Eyes of an Estuarine Crocodile. Eps: European Wasps "Vespula Germanica". Laminated pictorial boards with small bump on rear top edge, o/wise a fine copy. 28.5 x 21.5. 9780864380180

Understand / Identify / Avoid / Suirvive.

73044
UNIVERSITY TASMANIA
REPORT ON THE HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS OF TASMANIA - Number 1: William Sorell's Journal (1823 - 1825) / The Downie Papers (1823-1836) / The Pitt Collection (1828 - 1866)
$15.00 AUD

Department of History, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1958. 1st edition. Introduction by Professor J. McManners. (4), 21 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples, cloth tape on spine. Foxing spots on front cover. Very good. 26 x 20.3.

73045
UNIVERSITY TASMANIA
REPORT ON THE HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS OF TASMANIA - Number 2: Philip Thomas Smith / William Henty / William Archer / Morris Store at Swansea / George Burn
$15.00 AUD

Department of History, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1959. 1st edition. Introduction by Janet McRae, Research Assistant. (6), 34 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples, cloth tape on spine. Faint foxing on front cover. Very good. 26 x 20.3.

73046
UNIVERSITY TASMANIA
REPORT ON THE HISTORICAL MANUSCRIPTS OF TASMANIA - Number 3: The Leake Papers (1822-1917)
$20.00 AUD

Department of History, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1959. 1st edition. Introduction by Janet McRae, Research Assistant. (6), 54 PP, plus 2 plates with 4 b/w illustrations: 1 photo and 3 portraits. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples, cloth tape on spine. Faint foxing on front cover. Very good. 26 x 20.3.

22195
VAN DER MOLEN, S. J.
THE LUTINE TREASURE, The 150-year search for gold in the wreck of the frigate Lutine
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1970. 1st English edition translated from the Dutch original. 168 PP, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Eps: Line drawing of la Lutine frigate. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tear and protective sleeve. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0229974821

La Lutine captured from the French in 1793, sunk off Tershelling in 1799. Its famous bell was recovered in 1858 and is still in use in the Underwriters' Room at Lloyds.

22634
VILLIERS, Alan
CAPTAIN COOK, The Seamen's Seaman, A Study of the Great Discoverer
$35.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1967. 1st Ed. IX, 10-256 PP with 7 maps and 26 text illustrations by Adrian Small, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w plates. FEP: Map of the 1st Voyage in H.M.S. "Endeavour", 1768-1771. REP: Map of the 2nd Voyage in the "Resolution" 1772-1775. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, device on front cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips at head of spine and in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing. Very good. 24 x 16.5.

The biography of Captain Cook by the last great deep-water sailing ship man.

49745
VILLIERS, Alan
GIVE ME A SHIP TO SAIL
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 14 pages with 28 b/w photos. Fp: Mayflower arriving in New York Harbour. Cloth cover, dj. Short dedicatory note on FFEP, otherwise a near fine copy in like dust jacket. Scarce. 21 x 14.

Adventures of this Australian author and seafarer while filming the movie Moby Dick and during the re-enactment of the voyage of the Mayflower, plus stories about far away places like the Maldives.

74527
VILLIERS, Alan
WHALERS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN - A Story of Modern Whaling in the Antarctic
$60.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1934. 1st US Edit. 286 PP with 11 woodcuts by Charles Pont. Fp: "On the Grounds". Ep: Chart of the voyage of the "Pelagos". Orig. decorated cloth cover with light wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 16.

On the whaling grounds near the South Pole, and a Norwegian expedition which picked up a few extra hands in Hobart, including an under-age stowaway.

74373
VILLIERS, Alan J.
THE MAKING OF A SAILOR, The Photographic Story of Schoolsips Under Sail
$180.00 AUD

George Routledge & Sons Ltd. London. 1938. 1st Ed. 45, (3) PP, plus 191 plates with 203 b/w photos. Cloth covers, dj. The dust jacket has chips and small pieces missing and is now in a protective sleeve. Dedicatory note signed by Alan Villiers on FFEP. Small bookseller stamp at bottom of title page. Faint foxing on prelims, otherwise a very nice signed copy of the first edition. Scarce. 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".

18689
VILLIERS, Captain Alan
MEN, SHIPS AND THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1962. 1st Ed. Foreword by Melville Bell Grosvenor. 436 PP with 442 illustrations (260 in full colour and 27 maps). FEP: The anatomy of a sailing ship (Clipper Young America). REP: The Anatomy of a steamship (Cargo Passenger Liner Mormacpride). Decorated cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and rubbed patches and now in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 28.7 x 19.8.

Man's ingenuity and courage to find a way to cross the oceans which cover more than two-thirds of the earth. A story of how the ship was fashioned, its evolution and Man's uses of it.

37584
WAHLROOS, Sven ("Taote Tivini")
MUTINY AND ROMANCE IN THE SOUTH SEAS - A Companion to the Bounty Adventure
$15.00 AUD

Salem House Publishers. Topsfield, Mass. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rolf E. Du Rietz. XI, (3), 497 PP with 1 plan and 4 maps on double page, and 1 plan and 8 maps. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 9780881623956

A Bounty chronicle (1787-1793) between P. 5 and 204. A Bounty encyclopedia (from HMS Actaeon to Elizabeth Young) between pages 207 and 435.

74829
WALKER, Aidan (editor)
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WOOD - A Tree-by-Tree Guide to the World's most versatile Resource
$50.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Group (Australia) / Quarto Publishing. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. 192 PP with colour illustrations and a directory with photos, location maps and graphs for 149 different species. Lamiunated pictorial boards, dj. Fine (as new condition). 30.2 x 23. 9780670028863

18452
WALKER, David
CHAMPION OF SAIL - R W Leyland and his Shipping Line
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w illust. & fleet lists. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 20. 0851774024

History of this shipowner plus a history of late 19th century shipping. One chapter deals with the Wavertree and its restoration.

65472
WALLACE, Frederick William
IN THE WAKE OF THE WIND-SHIPS. Notes, Records and Biographies pertaining to the Square-rigged Merchant Marine of British North America
$50.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XII, 282 PP, plus 60 pages with 84 b/w photos. Fp: Ship "Ocean Monarch". FEP: Map of the maritime provinces of Canada. Dark green cloth cover, vignette in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Front and back covers of the dust jacket trimmed and loosely inserted. Offsetting of endpapers and foxing throughout, but still a very good copy. 22.5 x 14.2.

74199
WALTER, John
THE SWORD AND BAYONET MAKERS OF IMPERIAL GERMANY 1878-1918
$45.00 AUD

The Lyon Press. Brighton, Sussex. 1973. 1st Ed. No pagination, 94 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 photo, 23 drawings of swords or bayonets and 125 trademarks. Fp: Infanterie Offizierdegen Modell 89, made c. 1900. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 21.8 x 15.5. 0904256006

53371
WARD, R. Gerard (editor)
AMERICAN ACTIVITIES IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC 1790-1870, A history, geography and ethnography pertaining to American involvement and Americans in the Pacific taken from contemporary newspapers, etc. - Volume 5
$35.00 AUD

The Gregg Press. Ridgewood, N.J., USA. 1967. 1st Ed. Vol. 5: XIII, 578 PP with 41 illustrations, plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Man of the New Hebrides. Decorated cloth cover. Ex library copy, with library stamp (in blind) on title page and page 37, and withrawn stamp on outside edges. Contents are otherwise near fine. 26.5 x 17.5.

Vol. 5: Entries for Namoluk to Pingelap. 23 on Nauru (34 pages), 10 on New Caledonia (16 pages). 4 on New Guinea (34 pages)... 16 on Nuku Hiva, Marquesas ( 45 pages

52852
WARNE, Ian (editor)
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE BARQUE OMEO
$15.00 AUD

Maritime Archeology Association of Western Australia. Fremantle. 2007. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 28 b/w illustrations ( 5 sketch plans and 23 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15.

Auxiliary Steamship, built 1858 at Newcastle-on-Tyne, for McMelkan Blackwood & Company of Melbourne. Maiden voyage: 1859 in 108 days... Wrecked 1895 near Helin Bay, W.A.

32414
WEATE, Philip & GRAHAM, Caroline
CAPTAIN WILLIAM BLIGH - An Illustrated History
$25.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. Sydney. 1972. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Marine chronometer. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 29.2 x 21.5. 0600070603

His early life, training with James Cook, the breadfruit voyages, the Mutiny on the Bounty, Governor of NSW and the Rum Rebellion.

39344
WEBB'S
WEBB'S MILLENIUM MARITIME SALE - including the Desmond Liddy Collection...Monday 17, Tuesday 18th and Wednesday 19th January 2000
$25.00 AUD

Peter Webb Galleries. Auckland. 2000. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Prices realised sheet loosley inserted. Near fine. 27 x 20.7.

Auction catalogue of 1520 maritime items of the Desmond Liddy collection and 10 cars of the Richard Izard collection. Maritime items Include Marine paintings, Models, Pond Yachts, Chronometers, Scrimshaw and whaling books.

37588
WEEKS, Stanley B. & MECONIS, Charles A.
THE ARMED FORCES OF THE USA IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. in The Armed Forces of Asia series. XX, 300 PP with 5 maps, 8 tables and 8 organigrams. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 1864489219

Organisation, roles and functions of each branch of the armed forces of the United States of America in the Asia and Pacific region. Historical background...

64152
WHEELER, Edward
THE JOURNAL OF EDWARD WHEELER - His account of his Voyage from London to Brisbane aboard the migrant sailing ship "Golden Empire" in 1863
$25.00 AUD

Peter Fox / Cranbrook Press. Toowoomba. 2011. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Peter Fox. 82 PP with 11 b/w illustrations (drawings and photos) and 4 colour illustrations (2 maps, 1 photo and a portrait). Scanned copy of his original handwritten journal between pages 41 and 82. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780987142412

49858
WHITAKER, Richard
SYDNEYSIDE
$20.00 AUD

Gregory's Publishing Company. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Doug Sutherland. 214 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, plans, drawings & engravings, and photos). Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Occasional foxing with spots on front endpaper. Near fine. 31 x 23.5. 0949164097

Compares early photographs and maps with streetscapes of today.

20983
WILLOUGHBY, Commander Malcolm F.
RUM WAR AT SEA
$15.00 AUD

U.S. Coast Guard. Washington. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 183 PP with 12 head pieces, plus 32 pages with 62 bw photos. Title page: vignette with 3 Coast Guard cutters. Eps: Map of the Eastern seaboard of the United States. Cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover. Note on FFEP, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.2.

The Prohibition period in the USA, and the US Coast Guard attempts to suppress the traffic of illegal liquor.

34652
WITTMAN, Rebecca J.
BRIGHTWORK - The Art of Finishing Wood
$30.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1990. 1st Ed. X, 182 PP with 54 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with short tears at head and foot, and lightly sunned. Near fine. 25 x 20.8. 9780877429845

Hints on how to transform a boat into a yacht.

68185
WOOD, Walter
SURVIVORS' TALES OF FAMOUS SHIPWRECKS
$30.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1932. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: The burning of H.M.S. Bombay. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers have light wear and soiling. o/wise internally near fine. Scarce. 22.6 x 15.

Loss by fire of HMS Bombay, 1864. Saving of the Roddam, Mont Pelée, 1902. Sinking of the Birkenhead, 1852...

37142
WOODWARD, David
THE RUSSIANS AT SEA
$15.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1965. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 3 maps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages, closed tear to the dust jacket. Very good. 24 x 16.5.

The expansion from the Baltic & Black Seas towards the Far East.

40156
WOTTON, The Honourable David (editor)
MARITIME ACCIDENTS AND POLLUTION: Impacts on the marine environment from shipping operations
$30.00 AUD

Australian and New Zealand Environment and Conservation Council. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. 50, (68) PP with 1 figure, plus 1 folded map (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.7. 0642194254

Paper for public comment. Shipping and environment. Current international and regional activities. Proposed action plan and consultation issues...

74536
WRIGHT, Harrison M.
NEW ZEALAND, 1769-1840: Early Years of Western Contact
$20.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass. 1980. 3rd printing of the 1959 original. Harvard Historical Monograph No. XLII. XII, 225, (3 publications) PP with 1 map of New Zealand North Island and an insert. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dust jacket. A fine copy. 20.5 x 14. 0620003674

Chapter II: Traders and Whalers.

42353
WYNN, Mel
TRUE TO AUSTRALIA NOW
$45.00 AUD

Mel Wynn, Publisher. Sydney. 1931. 1st Ed. 4 PP with musical scores, contained in an illustrated folder. Front cover: red background, title in blue above an Australia Red Ensign (6 points stars) flanked by an Emu and a Kangaroo. Light foxing. Near fine. 30.2 x 23.

Souvenir Edition of Mark Foy's True to Australia Week.

74116
ZABO, Daniel
KAMIKAZE - A French Cartoonist takes a Satirical Look at Japan Today
$20.00 AUD

John Weatherill, Inc. Tokyo. 1978. 15th printing (March 1978) of the 1966 original. 80 PP with 74 pages of wonderful and surprising cartoons. Illustrated stiff covers. Near fine. 22.6 x 15.2.

74657
ZALOGA, Steven J.
LORRAINE 1944 - Patton Vs Manteuffel
$20.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing Ltd. Oxford. 2010. 1st edition in "Battles of World War II" series (No 38). 96 PP with 73 b/w photos and 16 colour illustrations (photos, maps & plans and artworks by Tony Bryan). Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine. 25 x 19.5.

73644
ZIERLER, Amy & MUSTARD, Cam
SIGNAL HILL, An Illustrated History
$15.00 AUD

Newfoundland Historic Trust. St John's, Newfoundland. 1997. Reprint. 47 PP with 4 colour illustrations (1 map and 3 photos), and 55 b/w illustration. Fp (in colour): Hayward Flags. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. Oblong: 17.8 x 21.4. 0919735029