70586
ADAMS, Brian
THE FLOWERING OF THE PACIFIC, Being an Account of Joseph Banks' Travels in the South Seas and the Story of his Florilegium

Sydney. 1986. Collins / British Museum (Natural History). 1st Ed. (12), 194 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, plus 16 plates in colour. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 21.3. 0002174723
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$45

70649
ADMIRALTY / ALRS
ADMIRALTY LIST OF RADIO SIGNALS - Volume 1 Part 2: Maritime Radio Stations The Americas, Far East and Oceania - NP281 (2), 2011/12

Taunton, UK. 2011. United Kingdom Hydrographic Office. Published week 40 of 2011. NP 281 (2), 2011/12. XVI, 317, (3 blank for Notes) PP with tables and colour illustrations (drawings location maps, photos sketches... ). Pictorial soft cover. Signature on top of title-page and a few handwritten entries in the Record of Amendments. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.7 9780707719634
Global Communications Networks. Maritime Radio Stations. Anti-Piracy ...
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$35

49995
AGASSIZ, Mabel B., HARDY, A. C., SVERDRUP, H. U., et al.
PAPERS IN MARINE BIOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY, dedicated to Henry Bryant Bigelow

London & New York. 1955. Pergamon Press. 1st Ed. Deep-Sea Research, supplement to Volume 3. XX, 498 PP with tables and b/w illustrations, plus 4 plates with 6 colour illustrations and 24 plates with 46 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Henry Bryant Bigelow. Cloth cover, dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26 x 17.5.
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
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$35

20438
THE AGE
RESCUE IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN

Melbourne. 1997. Penguin & The Age. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 4 plans, 8 maps & sketch-maps, and photos (bw & colour) in text. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 0140268375
Dramatic rescues in December 1996 and January 1997 of three solo yachtsmen (1 English & 2 French), competitors in the Vendée Globe round-the-world yacht race.
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$25

70644
ALLAN, Rob, LINDESAY, Janette & PARKER, David
EL NIÑO Southern Oscillation & Climatic Variability

Melbourne. 1996. CSIRO Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Barry White. IX, 405 PP with 5 tables, 42 figures (11 b/w portraits and over 31 graphs & maps in colour) and 284 pages with 68 Impact Maps for Rainfall & Temperature: 1 b/w and 67 colour, as well as 492 Maps in colour for MSLP (Mean Sea Level Pressure) & 492 Maps in colour for SST (Sea Surface Temperature), plus a CD-ROM inserted in pocket tipped in on rear endpaper. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine - as new condition. 27.2 x 21. 9780643058033
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$55

58939
AMATEUR YACHT RESEARCH SOCIETY
SAIL RIGS, 1976 - AYRS Publication No.81

London. 1976. Amateur Yacht Research Society. Edited by John Morwood. 52 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.
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$10

41329
ANDERSON, Ross
WRECKS ON THE REEF - A guide to historic shipwrecks at Port Phillip Heads

Melbourne. 1997. Heritage Council Victoria. 1st Ed. (4), 84 PP with 68 figures (b/w and colour). Pictorial soft cover. Remainder mark on top outside page edge, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 17.6 x 26.2. 0731106105
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$25

46658
ANDREWS, Andrew
THE BLUE TUNNYMAN

London. 1935. Jonathan Cape. 1st Ed. 273 PP with 4 plans, plus 6 pages with 7 b/w photos. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine (sunned). Foxing on prelims and on outside page edges. Previous owner's signature and date on front endpaper. Contents clean and a very good copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.5.
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$20

15939
ANDREWS, Graeme
VETERAN SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND

Sydney. 1976. Reed. 1st Ed. 136 PP with b/w illust., plus 4 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Very good. Oblong: 19.3 x 27.5. 0589071904
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$10

36606
ANGUS, Max
SIMPKINSON DE WESSELOW - Landscape painter in Van Diemen's Land and the Port Phillip District 1844-1848

Hobart. 1984. Blubber Head Press. 1st edition limited to 1000 numbered copies signed by the author. This copy is no.21. 191 PP with 9 illustrations (3 colour & 6 b/w), 61 plates in colour, and 217 b/w illust. of the catalogue of Australian colonial works in Tasmanian public collections, plus 1 large folded plate (No. 39). Fp: Miniature of F.G. Simpkinson. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 31.7 x 28. 0908528132
Joined the Royal Navy in 1832, served with Captain F.W. Beechey then Captain Edward Belcher on HMS "Sulphur". Appointed to the Rossbank Observatory between 1844 and 1848...
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$250

45232
AUCKLAND HARBOUR BOARD
OFFICIAL HANDBOOK, Containing information regarding the PORTS of AUCKLAND (Waitemata) and MANUKAU

Auckland. 1923. Auckland Harbour Board. 1st Ed. 50 PP with 16 pages of b/w photos, plus 2 large folded plates (panoramic b/w photographs in 1923), and 3 large folded plans. Fp: 14 portraits of members of the board. Cloth cover, crest and title in blind on front cover. Date stamps (25 June 1946) at top margin of 4 pages/plates. 1st folded plan repaired. 1 closed tear on title page. Fold of endpapers split. Foxing spots on outside edges. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 22.2 x 14.3.
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$40

70584
BAKER, Dorothy (editor)
PEOPLE OF ESPERANCE, Newspaper Reports & Photographs

Dover, Tasmania. 2018. Author. Reprint of 2006 original. (4), 174 PP with b/w illustrations (newspaper cuttings, photos, portraits). Pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. New. 29.5 x 20.7. 9780957841116
Accidents in the district, 1898 bushfires... Esperance forest industry ... WWI and WWII, timber industry: .
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$75

70543
BAKER, Elaine & KEENE, Jock (editors)
FULL FATHOM FIVE - 15 years of Australian involvement in the Ocean Drilling Program

Sydney. 2003. Australian ODP / University of Sydney. 1st Ed. Foreward by Trevor G. Powell, Chair of Australian ODP Council. III, 65 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Front cover with a crease at lower corner. Very good. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.3. 0646440004
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$20

44198
BALLARD, Robert D., McCONNELL, Malcolm
ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION - From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood

Washington. 2001. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 288 PP with nearly 210 b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Alvin. Title spread: 2 passengers submersible inspecting the Cayman Wall. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 24. 0792279921
The Mysterious Sea... Science beneath the sea... The Museum of the Deep.
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$20

61900
BANNISTER, John L.
GREAT WHALES

Melbourne. 2008. CSIRO Publishing. 1st Ed., in the "Australian Natural History" series. X, 142 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, maps, photos) and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780643093737
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$20

56205
BATEMAN, Sam (editor)
MARITIME COOPERATION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: Current Situation and Prospects

Canberra. 1999. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 132. XXII, 193 PP with 2 maps and 3 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527593
Papers presented at the 5th meeting of the working group held in Kuala Lumpur, 17 & 18 november 1998.
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$35

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

Canberra. 1998. Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 124. XXIV, 209 PP with 3 maps and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527305
Papers presented at the 3rd meeting of the working group held in Bangkok, 30 May - 1 June 1997.
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$35

70676
BAUDIN, Nicolas
THE JOURNAL OF POST CAPTAIN NICOLAS BAUDIN - 1800-1803, Commander-in-Chief of the Corvettes GEOGRAPHE and NATURALISTE

Adelaide. 2004. Friends of the Library of South Australia. New edition of the 1974 original Australian edition, translated from the French by Christine Cornell, with an updated (2004) preface and a foreword by Jean-Paul Faivre. Edition limited to 300 copies (99 numbered), this is one of the unumbered copies. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 222. XXI, 609 PP with 1 map and 1 chart, plus large folded map in pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Half title page with portrait of Nicolas Baudin. Title page. Cloth cover, bound in quarter leather, gilt device and title on spine, device in blind on front board, ribbon page marker. A fine copy. Scarce. 25.3 x 19.5. 187615442X
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$500

34752
BEAN, Keith
FAMOUS WATERWAYS OF THE WORLD

London. 1958. Frederick Muller. 3rd impression of the 1957 original. 143 PP with 17 illust. by Rex Smith, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and on first and last pages. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.
Suez and Panama canals. The St. Lawrence - Great Lakes Seaway...
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$20

44141
BEKKER, C. D.
SWASTIKA AT SEA - The Struggle and Destruction of the German Navy, 1939-1945

London. 1953. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 map, plus 28 pages with 48 b/w photos. Fp: 2 views of the ramming of Leipzig by Prinz Eugen. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and foxed, hinge of back cover starting. Free fly of front endpaper missing. Foxing. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.
The war at sea, seen through German eyes.
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$5

70134
BLACKWOOD'S Magazine
SEA TALES FROM 'BLACKWOOD'

Edinburgh. 1960. William Blackwood and Sons Ltd. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir William M. James. VIII, 294 PP. Cloth cover faded/browned around edges, faded gilt title on spine.. Prize Plate on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
18 tales published in the 'Blackwood' Magazine between 1942 and 1959. The Old Nag, by Shalimar, Sinking the Scharnhorst by Lieut. Ramsden ..
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$15

67853
BOATBUILDING
BUILD A BOAT FOR PLEASURE OR PROFIT

Chicago. 1941. Popular Mechanics Press. 1st Ed. 192 PP with plans, sketches and b/w photos. Illustrated cloth cover, title on front board and spine. dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears. Newsagency stamp on front endpaper, o/wise internally very clean and bright. 24.2 x 16.7.
Hints and tips on how to build a boat: rowboats, canoe, power and sail craft, plywood outboard, inboard runabout, cabin cruiser...
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$15

35758
BOMBARD, Dr Alain
THE BOMBARD STORY

London. 1953. Andre Deutsch. 1st English edition of the 1953 French original "Naufragé Volontaire". 214 PP with 2 plans, 3 maps and 3 tables, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing, name of previous owner on title page. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.
Voyage in L'Hérétique, an inflatable rubber dinghy between Monaco and Barbados. Survival at sea on food provided by the oceans.
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$10

21154
BOWDEN, Tim
THE SILENCE CALLING, Australians in Antarctica 1947-97 - The ANARE Jubilee History

Sydney. 1997. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. XXVII, 593 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, photos), plus 24 pages with 72 colour photos. Fp: Facsimile of a poem by Sir Douglas Mawson, which gave the title to this book. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 1864483113
Australia and her interests in its Antarctic territories since the raising of the flag at Atlas Cove on Heard Island on 26 December 1947 by the first Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE).
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$35

70636
BOWKER, R. M. & BUDD, S. A.
MAKE YOUR OWN SAILS - A Handbook for the Amateur and Professional Sailmaker

London. 1971. Macmillan. Reprint of the 1960 edition (original of 1957). XII, 142 PP with 32 figures, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Yacht Brumby. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj (price clipped and a little rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 19 x 12.8. 333010507
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$20

70418
BRAHMS, Caryl & SHERRIN, Ned
BENBOW WAS HIS NAME

London. 1967. Hutchinson of London. 1st Ed. (10), 209 PP with 9 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 colour and 6 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Admiral Benbow, by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamp on half title page and last page. Slight ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.( x 14.
A story of tall ships in battle compiled from literature of the sea and fashioned in a novel.
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$25

67793
BRASCHOS, Erdmann
The Island at Europe's Frontier, KASTELLORIZON. Beating to "Castello Rosso" (in Australian Yachting, September 1992)

Melbourne. 1992. Baird Publications. Volume 10, No. 1, September 1992. 64 PP, edited by Neil Baird. Contains article pages 28 to 31 with 1 map, 1 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$5

62319
BREW, Steve
GREYCLIFFE - STOLEN LIVES

Canberra. 2003. Navarine Publishing. 1st Ed. limited to 1200 copies, No. 58 in the Roebuck Society series. XII, 211 PP with b/w illustrations (1 painting and 3 sketches by the author and 53 photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18.3. 0975133101
Sinking of the Sydney ferry Greycliffe by the Royal Mail Steamer Tahiti, 3rd November 1927.
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$35

70539
BRIGNELL, Trevor L.
SOME SHIPWRECKS IN THE RANDWICK MUNICIPALITY

Sydney. 1987. Randwick & District Historical Society. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Historical Monograph series. 36 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (wreck of the "Hereward" on front, location maps on back). Dedicatory note to previous owner at top of title page, signed by the author. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0958743170
Wrecks of the "Hereward" in 1898, "Tekapo" in 1899, "Malabar" in 1925...
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$25

53886
BROTHERTON, Miner K.
THE 12-VOLT BIBLE for boats

Bradford on Avon. 2000. Thomas Reed Publications. Reprint of the 1991 original. XVIII, 174 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 14.8. 0901281875
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$10

21330
BROWN, Diana & Colin
THE WHALER AND THE PRIVATEER, The Story of Two Ships

Nantucket. 1993. Letter of Marque Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 275 PP with 36 b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.4. 096382080X
The French whaler Hero (Héros du Havre) and the English privateer Swallow, from the journal of Wm. Morris, first mate of the former and Wm. Mann, a carpenter of the latter. The Swallow seized the Hero off Santa Catarina Island (Brazil) in December, 1803.
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$30

69074
BROXAM, Graeme
THE BASS STRAIT FERRY "CITY OF MELBOURNE', Pioneer Australian Screw Steamship

Hobart. 2008. Navarine Publishing. 1st Ed. VI, 54 PP with 2 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (chart of Bass Strait at centrefold, 4 engravings, 2 plans, and 8 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Signed on title page by author and publisher.. Fine. 21 x 14.8., 9780975133132
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$25

70592
BROXAM, Graeme
PRIDE OF THE PORT - The Watermen of Hobart Town

Hobart. 2012. Navarine Publishing. August 2012 revised edition of the March 2009 original. Edition limited to 50 copies. IV, 108 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Signed on title page by the author & publisher. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8., 9780975133149
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$35

30554
BROXAM, Graeme
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - TASMANIA - Vol. III: 1843-1850

Canberra. 1998. Navarine Publishing / Roebuck Book. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society Publication No. 45. XIV, 603 PP with 2 graphs,and 65 b/w illust. FEP: Map of Tasmania, c. 1850s. REP: An 1830s engraving of the Paddle steamer Seahorse. Hard cover, dj. Copy signed by the author on title page. Fine. 25.8 x 18. 0958656134
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$60

70871
BROXAM, Graeme (editor)
TASMANIAN PINERS' PUNTS - Their History and Design

Hobart. 2020. Wooden Boat Guild of Tasmania / Australian National Maritime Museum. Reprint of the 2019 edition. (6), 120 PP with tables, b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 1 map of Tasmania, line drawings, sketches & plans, 14 photos) and over 100 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dated and signed on preliminary page by Graeme Broxam, editor. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366063
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$50

69617
BRYANT, Arthur
THE TURN OF THE TIDE 1939-1943: A Study based on the Diaries and Autobiographical Notes of Field Marshall The Viscount Alanbrooke

London. 1958. The Reprint Society. Reprint of the 1957 original. X, 11-637 PP with 5 maps. Hard cover, gilt title on black vignette, on a slightly sunned spine, top edge tinted. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.7.
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$10

70698
BRYANT, Arthur & KENYON, Professor John
FREEDOM'S OWN ISLAND: The British Oceanic Expansion

London. 1986. Collins. 1st edition. Volume 2 in the "A History of Britain and the British People" series. (8), 568 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 7 maps or diagrams, plus 24 pages with 20 b/w plates for 21 illustrations. FEP: Map "Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the world". REP: Map "Iberian Peninsular Wars". Hard cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0002174111
Chapter 13 "The Search for Stability", by Professor J. P. Kenyon.
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$35

70534
BUCHANAN, Gordon
SHETLAND ISLANDS PILOT

London. 2009. Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson. 1st Ed. VIII, 109, (5) PP with colour illustrations: maps, plans, photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780852889770
A yachtsman's guide from the most northerly of the British Isles.
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$50

51172
CALLENDER, Geoffrey
THE QUEEN'S HOUSE GREENWICH. A Short History, 1617-1937

Newport, Isle of Wight. 1937. Yelf Brothers Ltd. 1st Ed. (2), 28 PP with 2 plans and 2 b/w photos, plus 28 pages with 24 b/w plates. Title page: Queen's House. Stapled soft covers. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24.3 x 18.2.
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$10

15698
CAPTAIN COOK
THE OPENING UP OF THE PACIFIC - An Exhibition in Honour of James Cook

Sydney. 1970. Library of New South Wales. 1st Ed. 32 PP on glossy paper with 2 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 22.2. 724099972
Catalogue of 328 items in an exhibition held between 6 April - 5 September 1970, at the time of the Bicentenary of the discovery of Australia's East Coast by Captain Cook.
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$10

19333
CASTLETON, Philip
LAST VOYAGE OF A JINXED SHIP - The Wreck of the "LOCH ARD" (in Geo Magazine)

Sydney. 1992. Australasia's Geographical Magazine. Volume 14, No. 2, May-July 1992. Includes article from P.74 to 85 with 2 maps, 11 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 23 x 20.3.
The wreck of the Loch Ard on the reef off Mutton Bird Island.
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$10

19634
CHAPMAN, Charles F.
PILOTING, SEAMANSHIP AND SMALL BOAT HANDLING. A Practical Treatise Dealing with Those Branches of Motor Boating with Which Every Yachtsman Should Be Familiar

New York. 1958. The Hearst Corporation / Motor Boating. 1958-59 edition. Volume V - Motor Boating's Ideal series. X, 11- 500 PP with 10 colour plates and over 500 b/w illustrations, plus 68 pages of addenda. Cloth cover (slightly speckled), dj (slightly rubbed). Very good. 30 x 22.
Equipment and regulations - Rules of the Road... Compass - Charts - 17 pages of illustrated nautical dictionary.
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$15

58098
CHAPMAN, Gifford D.
KANGAROO ISLAND SHIPWRECKS

Canberra. 1980. Roebuck Book. 2nd edition of the 1972 original with the "Supplement 1980". Roebuck Society Publications No. 6. VIII, 108 PP plus 44 PP with 84 photos. Eps: Kangaroo Island with position of wrecks. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 25.3 x 17.5. 0909434018
An account of the ships and cutters wrecked around Kangaroo Island.
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$25

69753
CHASE, Owen
WRECK OF THE WHALE SHIP ESSEX: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The Extraordinary and Distressing Memoir that Inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick

Minneapolis. 2017. Zenith Press. 1st paperback edition, with an Introduction by Gilbert King. XXVIII, 196 PP with over 200 illustrations, drawings, fine-art prints and photos. Fp: The Charles W. Morgan. Pictorial soft cover. New. 27.3 x 22.8. 9780760357361
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$40

69022
CHESTERMAN, Bob
SMITHY, SAWMILLER, SHIP OWNER: The story of HENRY CHESTERMAN and the Timber Company he Founded

Hobart. 2017. Author. 1st edition, October 2017. (2), 88 PP with over 40 b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780646979595
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$45

44218
CHICHESTER, Francis
THE LONELY SEA AND THE SKY

London. 1967. Pan Books. 1st paperback edition of the 1964 original published by Hodder & Stoughton. 400 PP with 12 line drawings, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise very good. Includes a loosely inserted newspaper article from the Daily Mirror, Oct 16, 1989. 18 x 11.
Autobiography of the man who undertook the first solo long distance sea-plane flight in 1931 and the first solo sailing race across the Atlantic.
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$5

62067
CLEGG, W. Paul & STYRING, John S.
STEAMERS OF BRITISH RAILWAYS AND ASSOCIATE COMPANIES

Prescot, UK. 1962. T. Stephenson. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 140 PP with 7 b/w photos in text of Part I plus 109 photos accompanying 108 descriptions of ships. Fp: The "Cerdic Ferry". Ep: Map of the regular passenger services of British Railways and Associate Companies. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped with a few small chips). Offsetting of endpapers. A near fine copy. 22 x 14.
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$20

70645
CLIFFORD, Dr. Robert & LOWRIE, Kim (editors)
INCAT Profile 1992

Hobart. c. 1994. Incat Group of Companies. 1st bilingual edition. No pagination, 16 PP with graphs, 27 b/w illustrations (2 photos and 25 portraits), 7 profiles of Incat vessels, and 27 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Text in English and Spanish. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
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$20

70571
CLYDE SHIPPING
CLYDE SHIPPING COMPANY Limited

Glasgow. c. 1970. Clyde Shipping Company. A 10 page "advertisement" flyer with 4 colour illustrations (3 photos and a 2 pages artwork of the tugboat "Flying Fulmar"), and 14 b/w illustrations (seal of the Company, 5 drawings and 8 photos). Staples removed. Near fine. 26.2 x 2
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$5

70607
COEN, A. J. (Tony)
RIVER & COASTAL VESSELS TRADING OUT OF HOBART 1832-2015

Hobart. 2017. Forty South Publishing Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. Foreword by Hon. Craig Farrell. XII, 372 PP with hundreds of b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Shipping Apples from Huonville. REP: ... A Way of Life. Pictorial laminated boards. Signed by the author on title pager. Fine (mint condition). 30.2 x 21.5. 9780995408258
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$120

70597
COLEMAN, Patrick J. (editor)
THE WESTERN PACIFIC: Island Arcs - Marginal Seas - Geochemistry

Perth. 1973. University of Western Australia Press. 1st edition with a foreword by Patrick J. Coleman and introduction by C.C. Von der Borch. XVIII, 675 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, diagrams ...). Fp: map of the Western Pacific. Hard cover, decoration on front cover, title on front cover and spine, all edges tinted. Front endpaper with bookplate of previous owner (name blocked out). Very good copy. 24.8 x 18. 085564060X
A total of 45 Papers. 10 on Features of the Pacific Ocean Basin. 18 on Island arcs and related structures of the Western Pacific region. 5 on Marginal areas of the Western Pacific. 12 on Petrology and Geochemistry of island arcs in relation to tectonic environment.
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$30

32779
COLLIS, Maurice
RAFFLES

New York. 1968. The John Day Co. 1st US Ed. 228 PP with 5 maps, plus 36 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 21.8 x 14.5. Life of Sir Stamford Raffles.
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$20

40231
COLWELL, Max & NAYLOR, Alan
ADELAIDE - An Illustrated History

Adelaide. 1984. MCP. Reprint of the 1981 revised edition (original of 1974). 128 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 28 x 21.6. 0959439307
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$15

41020
COMSTOCK, John P. (editor)
PRINCIPLES OF NAVAL ARCHITECTURE

New York. 1970. The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers. Revised printing of the 1967 edition (original of 1939). XII, 827 PP with over 100 tables and 721 figures (diagrams, drawings, photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots (faint) on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 28.2 x 21.2.
12 chapters by a group of Authorities (11 members). Intact stability. Strength of ships... Tonnage admeasurement... The motion of ships in wave... Application of computers to Naval-Architecture calculations.
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$40

50840
COOK, James
JAMES COOK Journal of Proceedings at ENDEAVOUR RIVER: 11 June-14 August 1770

Melbourne. 2003. Banks Society Publications / Colony Press. 1st Ed. Transcribed by Captain W. J. L. Wharton. Edited with an introduction by John Currey. 64 PP with 1 portrait, 2 deck plans of Endeavour and 4 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plan of the Endeavour River facing page 24 and 1 folded chart inside back cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 094958617X
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$25

45877
COOPER, James, KLUDAS, Arnold & PEIN, Joachim
THE HAMBURG SOUTH AMERICA LINE

London. 1989. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. Foreword in German and English by Dr. John Henry de La Trobe and Horst Schomburg. 192, (4 pictorial appendix ) PP with 425 b/w illustrations. Pictorial appendix by Dietmar Borchert with 10 House flags and funnels, and 10 profiles (in colour). Fp (in colour): Cape Polonio. Half-title page: House Flag H S D G. Eps: Mappemonde with the Company's routes. Cloth cover, gilt house flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of the dust jacket. Letter by Erwin Ludewig, Managing Director of Hamburg-Süd (in 1989), loosely inserted. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617509
The German shipping line Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft. History, fleet list...
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$60

62485
COOPER, Ray
LADY NELSON - Her Majesty's Colonial Brig of 60 Tons

Port Macquarie, NSW. 1996. Mid North Maritime Museum. Published 18th January 1996. Clear plastic folder containing 9 pages (recto only) and a folded page: "Lady Nelson / Tasail". Fine. 30 x 21.5.
On the 175th anniversary of the Lady Nelson and the original settlement (17th April 1821) of Port Macquarie.
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$5

69344
COOTE, Jack (editor)
EAST COAST RIVERS FROM THE AIR - Second Collection

Colchester. c. 2000. Barnacle Marine / Yachting Monthly. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 1 index map, 21 b/w photos with details and 21 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 21. 0948788410
11 rivers of the Thames Estuary.
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$10

68585
COURSE, Capt. A. G.
THE MERCHANT NAVY TO-DAY

London. 1956. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. VIII, 197 PP with 8 figures, plus 22 Pages with 47 b/w photos. Fp: In port - Ships in London's King George V Dock. Cloth cover. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Types of ships engaged in the merchant service, cargoes they carry, the routes they follow.
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$15

64441
COWELL, Joyce & BEST, Roderick
WHERE FIRST FLEETERS LIE

Sydney. 1989. Fellowship of First Fleeters. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Peter G. Christian. XI, 220 PP with b/w illustration (24 maps or plans & 40 photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 21.8 x 15.5. 0731696654
Compiled from the Records of the Fellowship of First Fleeters.
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$45

19058
COWSILL, Miles & HENDY, John
P&O EUROPEAN FERRIES - The Fleet

Kilgetty, UK. c.1987. Ferry Publications. 1st ED. 20 PP with 1 map, 8 b/w photos & 34 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 21.
The routes and the fleet of P. & O.'s European ferries between the Channel, the North Sea and the North Channel. Sesquicentenary publication of a service which began in 1837.
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$10

43170
COWSILL, Miles, DANIELSON, Richard, & HENDY, John
FERRIES IN CAMERA '90

Kilgetty, UK. 1989. Ferry Publications. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 50 colour photos. Inside front cover: Sealink's Horsa. Inside back cover: Channel Entente. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 20.8. 1871947030
Historical insight of the Sealink route between Harwich and Hook of Holland.
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$10

70011
CRITCHLEY, Mike
BRITISH WARSHIPS SINCE 1945, (Part 2)

Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1981. Maritime Books. 1st edition, introduced by Vice-Admiral Sir John Roxburgh. 104 PP with tables, and 50 b/w photos. Title page: H.M. Submarine. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0950632368
Submarines, Submarine Depot Ships, Depot Ships and Maintenance/Repairs Ships.
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$10

35283
DAGGETT, Kendrick Price
FIFTY YEARS OF FORTITUDE - The Maritime Career of Captain Jotham Blaisdell of Kennebunk, Maine, 1810-1860

Mystic, Connecticut. 1988. Mystic Seaport Museum. 1st Ed., Volume XII in The American Maritime Library series. XIV, (2), 173 PP with 10 b/w illust., plus 18 pages with 15 b/w illust. Fp: Ship Mount Washington. Eps: North Atlantic Track Chart. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0913372439
55 years in the North Atlantic trades: Caribbean sugar, Southern cotton, European salt, wine, manufactured goods and emigrants.
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$20

70685
DAVEY, Richard
SARAH ISLAND. The Penal Settlement at Macquarie Harbour 1831

Strahan, Tasmania. c. 1998. The Round Earth Company. 1st Ed. 16 PP with illustrations by Simon Barnard and Phil Fitzpatrick. Stapled soft wrappers. Fine. 21 x 15.
The People, Ships and Shipwrights, A guided tour.
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$10

70686
DAVEY, Richard
THE SHIP THAT NEVER WAS, The Last Great Escape from Sarah Island, Macquarie Harbour

Strahan, Tasmania. c. 1999. The Round Earth Company. 1st Ed. 16 PP with illustrations by Simon Barnard and Phil Fitzpatrick in a comic strip format. Stapled card covers. Fine. 21 x 15.
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$10

32961
de BONNEFOUX, Pierre-Marie-Joseph & PARIS, E.
LE DICTIONNAIRE DE LA MARINE A VOILE

Paris. 1980. René Baudouin. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1856. (2), XVI, 776 PP, plus 30 pages for 7 plates with 180 figures (originally folding plates). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on prelims and on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 31.8 x 21.2.
French Maritime Dictionary with English equivalent between brackets. From Arab (Turkish sailor) to Zugyte. Pages 748 to 774: English / French vocabulary, from Aback to Youngster.
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$50

51311
DEBBANE, Jean Pierre & CADORET, Bernard (editors)
LE PETIT PERROQUET No. 17

Grenoble, France. 1975. Editions des 4 seigneurs. No. 17 - Summer 75. 72 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. French text. Near fine. 26.5 x 22.
Tradition Nordique. Special issue on Nordic Heritage. Bernard Cadoret, Arne-Emil Christensen, Eric Mac Kee, Ole, Crumlin-Petersen, Paul Johnstone.
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$15

70618
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY TODAY

Canberra. c. 1972. Public Relations, Navy Office. 1st Ed. 32 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (3 artists' impressions, 12 drawings, 6 photos of planes and 17 photos of warships and 55 silhouettes) Pictorial soft cover (Guided Destroyer Brisbane & Destroyer Escort Swan). Near fine. Oblong: 14.7 x 21.
The RAN in mid 1970s.
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$15

70602
DEPT. OF PUBLIC WORKS
SAILING DIRECTIONS VICTORIA, including Bass Strait

Melbourne. 1959. Ports and Harbours branch, Public Works Department. 6th edition, with an advertisement by V. G. Swanson. 835 PP with 2 diagrams and 77 coastal views, plus 10 folded diagrams (2 of them in volour (Flags & Tide / Dredge). Errata slip tipped in on page 8. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers lightly soiled. Gutter of rear endpaper split. Name of previous owner at top of page 3 and on outside edges (front and bottom). Very good. 24.5 x 16.
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$30

66362
DESTREMAU, Maxime
REGARDS PACIFIQUES: Campagne de Polynésie (1913-1915)

Lardy, France. 2014. A La Frontière. 1st Ed. 136 PP with 1 b/w photos, 1 facsimile of a letter to his wife and 12 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, sketches) by the author. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15 9782918665038
32 letters (never published) to his wife. Crossing from France to Sydney, via Suez Canal, on the passenger ship Calédonien. Joining the French warship Zélée. Crossing: Sydney, Nouméa, Wallis Island, Tahiti. Cruising French Polynesia. WWI and defence of Papeete against the German cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau ...
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$25

67682
DICK, H. W. & KENTWELL, S. A.
BEANCAKER TO BOXBOAT - Steamship Companies in Chinese Waters

Canberra. 1988. Nautical Association of Australia. 1st Ed. XIV, 330 PP, plus 56 pages with 116 b/w photos of ships. Fp: Hong Kong Harbour, 1897. Hard cover, book in fine condition, dust jacket has sunned spine and a few very small chips. 25.6 x 19.2. 0959907939
From Jardine, Matheson & John Swire, to C.Y. Tung.
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$65

70639
DIVING
RAN DIVING MANUAL - ABR 155 - Volume 2: Regulations and Practical Diving

Canberra. 1980 / 1983. Department of Defence (Navy) 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 2, Chapters 8 to 18. (4), XIV, 248 PP (14 of them large folded) with tables and b/w or colour figures (drawings, flages, graphs ...). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder somewhat soiled. Contents fine. 32 x 25.
Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.
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$100

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

Canberra. 1980 / 1983. Department of Defence (Navy). 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 3, Chapters 19 to 23: (4), XIV, 114 PP with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos ...). Volume 4, Chapters 24 to 29: (6), XIV, 194 PP (3 of them large folded), with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos, sketches). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder a little soiled. Contents near fine. 32 x 25.
Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.
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$150

16581
DIXON, Joan M. & HUXLEY, Linda (editors)
DONALD THOMSON'S MAMMALS AND FISHES OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA

Melbourne. 1985. Thomas Nelson Aust. 1st Ed. XII, 210 PP with b/w illustrations (24 figures, 60 maps and 91 plates). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 21.5. 170065413
Record of a brilliant zoologist during the first half of the 20th century. Each species covered includes original notes by Thomson, locality maps, comments by the authors & identification photos where possible.
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$25

63291
DODMAN, Frank E.
THE NEW OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SHIPS - 1986

London. 1986. Frederick Warne. New edition. 192 PP with 183 figures (line drawings, flags, profiles and b/w photographs). Pictorial soft cover (Scottish Star). Stamp of the "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Socierty" on half title page. Very good. 15.5 x 10. 0723216932
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$10

70233
DOMBROVSKIS, Nic, Jackson Peter...
PETER DOMBROVSKIS - STRAHAN / THE FRANKLIN / THE PINERS (in 40° South Tasmania, No. 3)

Hobart. 1996. 40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Issue No. 3, July 1996, edited by Bruce Montgomery. 112 PP. Contains 6 articles between pages 6 and 39 with b/w and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few light creases, o/wise near fine. 27.4 x 21.
Issue with a tribute to Peter Dombrovskis, and a special features on the West coast of Tasmania: Strahan, the River Franklin and the Piners.
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$10

48924
DOWNER, Martyn
NELSON'S PURSE. An extraordinary historical detective story shedding new light on the life of Britain's greatest naval hero

London. 2004. Bantam Press. 1st Ed. (8), 424 PP with 18 head pieces and 28 b/w illustrations (engravings, facsimiles of documents or letters, paintings), plus 32 pages with 1 b/w and 48 colour photos. Eps: Plan of the attack of Lord Nelson on the combined fleet, October 21st 1805. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0593051807
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$10

70629
DOWNES, M.C., EALEY, E.H.M., GWYNN, A.M. & YOUNG, P.S.
THE BIRDS OF HEARD ISLAND

Melbourne. 1959. Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. November 1959 edition. ANARE Reports, series B, Volume 1: Zoology. 135 PP with 16 tables and 70 b/w illustrations (2 figures, 1 photo "Laurens Peninsula and Mt Olsen, from Mt. Drygalski" and 67 photo plates). Large folded map "Distribution of Birds, Heard Island 1951" (with colour) , tipped in inside back cover. Addendum, dated July 1960 loosely inserted. Soft covers, illustrated front. Spine reinforced with cloth tape. Very good. 24.3 x 18.3.
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$45

15740
DUCKER, Sophie C.
THE CONTENTED BOTANIST, Letters of W.H. Harvey about Australia and the Pacific

Melbourne. 1988. MUP. No. 3 in the Miegunyah Press series. 1st limited Ed. (1000 copies). XVI, 414 PP with 1 plan, 8 maps and 2 facsimiles of letters in text, plus 16 pages with 7 colour & 13 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing around outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 24.4 x 16. 0522843417
Letters from a Professor of Botany to some of his colleagues during a voyage between 1853 & 1856 to Australia via Ceylon and the return via South America. Description of the islands of Tonga and Fiji (P.233-270), problems between 3 nations (England, France & U.S.A.) and two religions (Protestant & Roman Catholic). Professor Harvey was a specialist in marine plants and algae and the author of Phycologia Australica in 5 volumes.
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$45

70683
DUCKWORTH, C.L.D. & LANGMUIR, G.E.
WEST COAST STEAMERS

London. 1966. T. Stephenson. 3rd Ed. of the 1953 original. X, 206 PP with tables & fleet lists in text plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Blue cloth cover, spine faded. Dust jacket is price-clipped and with a few small chips and a small piece missing at topf of spine. An otherwise fine copy. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$35

67678
DUNCOMBE, Kathy
BRUNY ISLAND'S QUARANTINE STATION IN WAR AND PEACE

Huntingfield, Tasmania. 2004. Author / NewPrint Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. Foreword by Alison Alexander. (1), VII, 125 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646443003
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$40

55169
DUNMORE, John
FROM VENUS TO ANTARCTICA: The Life of Dumont D'Urville

Auckland. 2007. Exisle Publishing. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 7 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light wear at top of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 9780908988716
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$35

50723
DUNMORE, John
WHERE FATE BECKONS. The Life of Jean-François de La Pérouse

Sydney. 2006. ABC. 1st Australian edition. 296 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. FIne (mint condition). 24 x 16. 0733316468
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$35

66993
DUNMORE, John & DE BROSSARD, Maurice
LE VOYAGE DE LAPEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)

Paris. 1985. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st edition in Voyages et Découvertes series. Tome I: XIII, 315 PP with 75 b/w & colour illustrations, plus a folded chart (in three parts) in rear pocket. Tome II: XIII, 512 PP with 192 b/w & colour illustrations. Both volumes bound in blue cloth with colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front board and spine, and contained in an illustrated cloth slipcase. Dedicatory note on half title page of Volume I, dated and signed by the author. Endpapers of Volume II split at the gutter. Faint foxing. French text. A near fine set. 30.5 x 22. 2110808578
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$450

58276
DUNMORE, John (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF JEAN-FRANCOIS DE GALAUP DE LA PEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)

London. 1994 & 1995. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., Volumes 179 & 180 in the Second Series. Volume I: CCXL, 232 PP plus 10 plates of illustrations & maps. Fp: View of Port des Français. Volume II: VI, 233-613 PP, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (with with a few small rubs or nicks). Faint foxing, o/wise a fine set. 22.2 x 14. 0904180387 & 0904180395
Volume I: The expedition: background, participants, the ships, the instructions... The Journal (56 pages) from Brest (August 1785) to Manila Bay (February, 1787). Volume II: From arrival at Cavite, Manila Bay to the departure from Botany Bay in March 1788.
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$70

70463
DUYKER, Edward
DUMONT D'URVILLE - Explorer & Polymath

Dunedin. 2014. Otago University Press. 1st Ed. 671 PP with 10 maps and 65 b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait by Jérome Cartellier. Ilustrated endpapers: manuscript page. Hard cover, dj, with a ribboned bookmark. Fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 9781877578700
Comprehensive biography revealing that "d'Urville had secret orders to search for the site for a potential French penal colony in Australia". Covers his scientific contributions, including the plants and animals he collected, and his conceptualisation of the Pacific peoples: he first coined the terms "Melanesia" and "Micronesia". Dumont d'Urville helped to confirm the fate of the missing French explorer Lapérouse.
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$85

10791
EDWARDS, Herbert
THEIR LAWFUL OCCASIONS - A True Story

London. 1956. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Captain Herbert Edwards, R.N. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears. Occasional foxing. Very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
Sequel of the autobiography Under Four Flags, the Royal Navy years and the two World Wars.
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$10

56070
ELLIS, Richard
MEN AND WHALES

New York. 1991. Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Ed. XV, 542 PP, with 292 b/w illustrations (including 15 paintings & 10 maps by the author), 3 pages of glossary terms and 22 pages of bibliography. Fp: 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. Hard cover, device on front cover, gilt title on cloth cloth spine, dj. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 28.5 x 23. 0394558391
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.
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$35

70568
ERSKINE, Nigel
BLIGH: HERO OR VILLAIN?

Sydney. 2019. ANMM. 1st Ed. Foreword by Kevin Sumption. 104 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Bligh, by John Russell, 1791. Inside covers: "A Survey of the Straits between New Holland and New Guinea. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 26.5 x 21.5. 9780977547173
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Australian National Maritime Museum 2019 / 2020.
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$35

64393
FARR, Grahame
WEST COUNTRY PASSENGER STEAMERS

Prescot, UK. 1967. T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd. 2nd edition of the 1956 original. XII, 355 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, plans, tail pieces and 19 funnels), plus 36 pages with 87 b/w photos and the frontispiece. Fp: S.S. Scillonian, leaving St.Mary's. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 22.3 x 14.5.
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$35

70690
FARRAR, Derek & CRUISING YACHT CLUB OF TASMANIA (compiler)
D'ENTRECASTEAUX WATERWAYS - A Guide to the Waterways of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel and its tributaries

Hobart. c. 1998. Tasmanian Government Publication. 1st Ed. 78 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 drawings by Neil Lamont & 6 figures, 1 location map and 27 maps/plans (in colour). Inside back cover: 9 colour illustrations "Common Channel Fish". Plastic folder with 42 clear plastic sleeves containing the 78 pages and original wrappers, spiral bound. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 0724623361
Includes anchorages, list of boat ramps, list of lights, ...
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$25

54390
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 39

London. 2008. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 39, March 2008. 129-192 PP with 148 b/w illustrations (3 House Flags and Funnels, and 135 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703856
Moss Hutchinson (Part 1), by Roy Fenton and John Cook. Scottish Shire Line (Part 1), by Ian Farquhar. Overseas Fruit Ships in Hobart 1960-1976 (Part 1), by Rex Cox.
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$25

55723
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 41

London. 2008. Ships in Focus Publications. Issue Number 41, November 2008. 64 PP with 113 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Prince Line Mediterranean Ships, post 1945 (Part 1), by George Swaine. Nigerian National Shipping Line Ltd. (Part 1), by Andrew Huckett. Shell Tankers on the Mersey, by Captain Michael Pryce. W.N. Lindsay Ltd of Leith (Part 1), by Graeme Somner & Douglas J. Lindsay.
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$25

58829
FERGUSON, S. F.
JOHN BULL GETS TOUGH - An Essay in Interpretation

Sydney. 1944. Angus and Robertson Ltd. 1st Ed. VIII, 72 PP. Soft cover, pictorial dust jacket (cartoon by Norman Lindsay) . Folds of dust jacket fragile. Ageing of paper. Very good. 18 x 12.
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$10

41767
FLANNERY, Tim (editor)
TERRA AUSTRALIS - Matthew Flinders' Great Adventures in the Cirumnavigation of Australia

Melbourne. 2002. Text Publishing Company. New edition of the 2000 original by Text Publishing. XXXIV, (4), 268 PP, (6 publications) plus 8 pages with 13 b/w or colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 1876485922
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$20

66844
FLETCHER, Daina
JOHN CHARLES ALLCOT (1888-1973) in Australian Sea Heritage, Magazine of the Australia's Maritime Museums, No. 28

Sydney. 1991. Australian Sea Heritage / Sydney Maritime Museum. Issue No. 28, Autumn 1991, edited by Peter Plowman. 32 PP with b/w photos. Contains article pages 12 to 14 with 4 b/w illustrations (Portrait and 3 paintings). Pictorial soft cover (Monowai passing under the Sydney Harbour Bridge) . Fine. 27.7 x 21.
Australia's Maritime Painters, Part 10: John Charles Allcot (1888-1973). Other articles includes: Captain Frank W. Young: the James Craig and the Monowai, by Jack Churchouse. Katika 1 - Island Trader, by Lindsay Rex.
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$5

64157
FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
THE HORACE LAMB CENTRE FOR OCEANOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH - Annual Report 1967

Adelaide. 1968. The Flinders University of South Australia. No pagination, 16 PP with figures (3 maps, 1 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 18.5.
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$10

48017
FRAME, Tom
THE CRUEL LEGACY: The HMAS VOYAGER Tragedy

Sydney. 2005. Allen & Unwin. 1st Ed. (4), 235 PP with 9 figures (diagrams & sketch plans), plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1741144213
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$30

43346
FRANCIS, Clare
COME HELL OR HIGH WATER

London. 1977. Pelham Books. 1st Ed. 198 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 0720709857
1st British girl to take part in the Observer Royal Western Singlehanded Transatlantic Race.
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$10

70216
FREDSTON, Jill
ROWING TO LATITUDE: Journeys along the Arctic's Edge

New York. c. 2005. North Point Press. 7th reprint of the 2002 paperback edition (original of 2001). (4), XVIII, 289 PP with 2 maps on double page, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 20.9 x 13.8. 0865476551
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$10

58948
FROUIN, Charles
JOURNAL DE BORD 1852-1856 - CHARLES FROUIN, CHIRURGIEN DU BALEINIER L'ESPADON

Paris. 1978. Editions France-Empire. Reprint. 340 PP with 2 maps, plus 12 Pages with 13 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.
A world cruise by a French surgeon with calls at Albany, Akaroa, Hawaii and on the various fishing grounds of the Okhotsk and Bering.
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$30

43610
FRY, W. Arthur
THE PAINTING BOOK OF SAILING SHIPS

Birmingham. c.1960. Allday Ltd. 1st Ed., in Painting Books Shakespeare series. No pagination, 24 PP with 6 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on the inside of the covers and on first and last page. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.
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$10

69084
FURNISS, Harry
P&O SKETCHES IN PEN AND INK

London. 1987. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Reprint of the original published by The Studio of Design. 204 PP with 98 sketches on full page. Cloth cover, gilt title and illustration on front cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21.2 x 29.8. 0297791958
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$25

51349
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES [THE]
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER. Vol. II, No. 2

Sydney. 1933. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. Vol. II, No. 2, 1933. 64 PP with 21 figures (diagrams & maps) and 5 b/w plates, plus 1 plate in colour (Land Occupation, New South Wales). Soft covers with light wear. Staples removed. Slight ageing and foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
Geographical incidence of disease in Australia, by Professor Harvey Sutton. Regionalism in France, by Professor S.H. Roberts. Land utilization in the Lower Hunter Valley (part 1), by W. H. Maze. The construction and interpretation of Statistical Maps, by Catherine D. J. Back.
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$20

51351
GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES [THE]
THE AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHER. Vol. II, No. 5

Sydney. 1935. The Geographical Society of New South Wales. Vol. II, No. 5, January 1935. 48 PP with 1 graph, 3 maps, 9 weather charts and 6 b/w photos. Soft cover. Staples removed. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.
The analysis of Weather Charts, by Dr. E. Kidson. The regional distribution of vegetation in New South Wales, by Lilias M. Cameron. Notes on Central Australia and the Kimberleys.
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$15

70419
GILKERSON, William
ULTIMATE VOYAGE: A Book of Five Mariners

Boston. 1998. Shambhala Publications, Inc. 1st edition. (10), 314 PP with line drawings by the author (vignette on title page, headpieces, endpieces and text illustrations). Fp (in colour): " Vessle" swept gloriously along the waterfront, by the author Pictorial soft cover. Top corner slightly bumped. Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 1570624615
A seafaring tale.
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$15

50186
GILL, Commander G. Hermon
THE AUSTRALIAN NAVY: Origins, Growth and Development (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S.)

Sydney. 1959. Royal Australian Historical Society. Volume 45, Part 3, 1959. Contains article between pages 139 and 158. Very good. 20.7 x 13.5.
Read to the Society on March 31, 1959.
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$10

51746
GLEESON, Max & ELLIOTT, Mae
S.S YONGALA, Dive to the Past

Sydney. 1987. Turton & Armstrong. 1st Ed. 80 PP (2), with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Map of North Qld. coast. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note opposite title-page signed by both authors. A near fine copy. 21.5 x 15. 0908031319
History of the Yongala, built 1903, and wrecked in March 1911 off Cape Bowling Green with 120 lives lost. Diving on the wreck...
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$30

19345
GOULD, Alan
THE MAN WHO STAYED BELOW

Sydney. 1984. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 201 PP. Illustrated end papers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207148910
A novel based on the voyage of a 16 year old apprentice on the wool clipper Emilia Denholm from Melbourne to London, via Cape Horn.
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$5

70519
GRAEME-EVANS, Alex & WILSON, Peter
BUILT TO LAST, The story of the Shipwrights of Port Cygnet, Tasmania, and their boats 1863-1997

Woodbridge, Tasmania. 1996. Tasbook Publishers. 1st limited edition (1000 copies). X, 134 PP with b/w illust. (plans, photos) in text. Title page: "Good Intent" on the slips at Martins Point, circa 1893. Inside cover: John Wilson and Sons shipyard late 1903 at Robleys Point. Pictorial soft cover. Signed dedicatory note by Peter Wilson on front endpaper. Previous owner's name and number on inside rear cover, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 29.8 x 20.8. 0646296167
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$90

70588
GRANT, E. M.
GUIDE TO FISHES

Brisbane. 1975. Department of Harbours and Marine. 3rd edition of the 1965 original. Foreword by The Hon. J. Bjelke-Petersen. 640 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (sketches and drawings) and 197 plates in colour. Fp (in colour): Shark Ray. Hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front board, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 25.4 x 19.
Over 700 sharks, fishes, poisonous fishes, freshwater fishes and crustaceans
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$25

66277
GRANTHAM, Alexander
VIA PORTS: From Hong Kong to Hong Kong

Hong Kong. 1965. Hong Kong University Press. 1st edition, limited to 1500 copies. XIV, 205 PP, plus 18 plates with 35 b/w photos. Fp: portrait of Sir Alexander Grantham. Eps: Location map and map of Hong Kong. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and pieces missing. Occasional faint foxing. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page. Internally near fine. Scarce. 25 x 16.5.
Sir Alexander Grantham was a Governor of Hong Kong and he relates his personal experiences there along with his experiences in other postings with the Colonial Service. Hong Kong: 1922 - 1935 - Bermuda - Jamaica - Fiji and the South Pacific: 1945 - 1947 - Return to Hong Kong: 1947-1957.
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$110

42863
GREEN, Timothy
THE SMUGGLERS - An investigation into the world of the contemporary smuggler

London. 1969. Michael Joseph. 1st Ed. 278 PP, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w photos. Fp: A roadside poster outside Manila, Philippines. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 718102045
Drug traffic. Arms and gun-runners. People. Luxury trade.
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$15

61203
GREENHILL, Basil
SAILING FOR A LIVING

London. 1962. Percival Marshall. 1st Ed. (6), 74 PP with 13 drawings by Ann Giffard, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: The brig Newton of Bideford. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 18.5 x 12.6.
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$5

70114
GREENWAY, Ambrose
SOVIET MERCHANT SHIPS (1980)

New York. 1981. Sheridan House. 1st US edition. VI, 226 PP with silhouettes and b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped and rubbed around edges). Foxing on top outside edge, o/wise very good. 25 x 16.5. 0911378332
17 parts covering passenger ships, general cargo... training ships.
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$20

19032
GROUSHKO, Michael
LOST TREASURES OF THE WORLD

London. 1993. Multimedia Books. Reprint of 1986 original. 192 PP with bw and colour illust. Fp: Research in Egypt. Half title page: Coins on sea floor. Eps: Battle at sea. Laminated pict. boards, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 23.2. 185375126X
Buried treasures of pirates, treasures of sunken ships...
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$15

69993
HACKFORTH-JONES, Gilbert
ONE-ONE-ONE, Stories of the Navy

London. 1943. Hodder & Stoughton. January 1943 reprint of the October 1942 original. 223, (1 publications) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped and plastic protected). Covers with a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 13.
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$20

58561
HAISMAN, Sylvie
THIS BARREN ROCK: A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern Seas, 1875

Sydney. 2010. ABC Books. 1st Ed. (XII), 238, (3) PP with 1 location map of the Crozet Islands and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 9780733325557
Wreck of the Shaw Savill & Co. "Strathmore" in 1875 on Grande Ile, Crozet Islands.
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$30

70492
HAMILTON, Jill Duchess of, & BRUCE, Julia
THE FLOWER CHAIN - The Early Discovery of Australian Plants

Sydney. 1998. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 70 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 33 colour plates. Fp: "Clerodendrum Floribunda". Hard cover, dj. A near fine copy. 26.7 x 19. 0864179227
Chapter 7: William Dampier, the Botanical Buccaneer. Chapter 8: Joseph Banks and the "Endeavour". Chapter 17: The French discovery of Australian Flora. Chapter 19: Australia at Malmaison. ...
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$50

70142
HAMILTON, Rhonda & BARTKEVICIUS, Mark
MAN AND RIVERS - A Photographic Exhibition

Launceston. 1985. The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. 1st Ed. No pagination, 20 PP with 30 b/w photos. Soft cover, pictorial front. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. Near fine. 22.5 x 17.2.
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$10

10506
HAWKINS, Cathy
RETURN IN THE WAKE, The True Story of a Woman's Adventures at Sea

Sydney. 1988. John Ferguson. 1st Ed. 188 PP with b/w photos & plan in text plus 24 pages with 38 colour photos. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, dj. Note to previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Small crease on one page, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15. 0949118222
Thousands of nautical miles logged, while racing in the trimarans "Twiggy" and "Balena". The difficulties in obtaining funds to realise her dreams...
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$30

20668
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 15: THOS. & JAS. HARRISON

London. 1988. Author. 1st Ed., No. 15 in Merchant Fleets series. 120 PP with 120 profile drawings to scale. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner on top of title-page, o/wise fine.. 23.3 x 15.5. 0946378126
History of the company and of the 326 ships of Thomas & James Harrison.
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$20

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

London. 1993. Author. 1st Ed. No. 24 in the Merchant Fleets series. (VI), 230 PP with 309 b/w drawings to constant scale (1:900). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0946378215
Technical details and career histories of 28 companies and their 466 ships.
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$20

19497
HEATON, P. M.
WELSH SHIPPING FORGOTTEN FLEETS

Newport. 1989. Starling Press. 1st Ed. 91 PP, plus 32 b/w photos of ships (on full page). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.8 x 15.4. 1872006000
Duncan & Company. Seagers. Pardoe-Thomas... History and fleet list.
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$15

43021
HECKSTALL-SMITH, B.
YACHTS & YACHTING IN CONTEMPORARY ART

London. 1925. The Studio. Limited edition , No. 271/1000. XVI, 48 PP, plus 96 plates (79 in b/w and 24 with the colour illustrations tipped in). The 24 colour plates with tissue guard. Eps: Dutch Yacht, 1650. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top edge gilt. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Scarce. 29.6 x 23.5.
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$100

61854
HENRY, Fred
SHIPS OF THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO. LTD.

Glasgow. 1977. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 4th edition of the 1962 original, revised by F. B. O'FRIEL. 88 PP with 2 maps and 32 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.2. 0851742823
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$15

70541
HERRESHOFF, L. Francis
SENSIBLE CRUISING DESIGNS

Camden, Maine. 1991. International Marine. 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.
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$35

51450
HILL, M. N. (editor)
THE SEA. Ideas and Observations on Progress in the Study of the Seas. Volume 2: The Composition of Sea-Water. Comparative and Descriptive Oceanography

New York. 1963. Interscience Publishers. 1st Ed. XV, 554 PP with tables and figures (drawings, graphs, maps, b/w photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in at rear of book. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper, and stamp of Ingleton Catalogue and No. (13260) on rear endpaper. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.
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$40

54593
H.M.S.O.
SUMMARY OF GERMAN WARSHIPS - B.R. 642 (G)

London. 1942. Naval Intelligence Division / Admiralty. October 1942 edition. B.R. 642 (G). IV, 52 PP with b/w illustrations (silhouettes, sketch plans, profiles and photos). Soft cover. Back cover with pieces missing. Two last leaves with pieces missing. Covers soiled. Staples removed. Occasional foxing spots. Very good. A scarce item. 24.5 x 15.5.
Pages 47 to 52: Silhouettes of Danish, Netherlands & Norwegian Vessels believed to have been captured or taken over by the German Navy.
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$45

40400
HOOK, F. A.
MERCHANT ADVENTURERS 1914-1918

London. 1920. A. & C. Black. 1st Ed. VIII, 319 PP, plus 2 folded maps at rear and 32 plates with 35 b/w illust. Fp: Four-point-seven. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Bookplate of "The Royal Cruising Club" on front endpaper. Ageing of paper and foxing (not affecting plates). Top of spine missing on 2 cm. Covers protected by a dust jacket (laser print). Good reading copy. 21.4 x 13.5.
War records during the first World War of: P. & O., British India, and their Associated Lines.
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$30

70409
HORDERN HOUSE
VOYAGES

Sydney. 2002. Hordern House. 1st Ed. No pagination, 96 PP with 116 b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Price list loosely inserted. Fine. 27 x 21. 01875567356
Catalogue detailing 97 items.
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$20

37746
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 2000

London. 2000. Ian Allan / Plymouth Press. 12th edition. 224 PP with tables and 168 bw photos. Title spread: P&O Nedlloyd Southampton. Half title page: Peene Ore, Monrovia. Laminated pictorial boards (Disney Wonder). Fine. 24.2 x 17.7. 0711024270X
Part One: Passenger liners & cruise ships. Part Two: Cargo vessels & tankers.
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$10

68265
HUDDART PARKER
MAILING ENVELOPE

Melbourne. c. 1935. Huddart Parker Line. Mailing envelope with House-Flag on back. Fine. Small oblong: 9 x 14.5.
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$5

70191
HUDSPETH, Audrey & SCRIPPS, Lindy
CAPITAL PORT: A History of the Marine Board of Hobart 1858-1997

Hobart. 2000. Hobart Ports Corporation Pty Ltd. 1st Ed. XVIII, 462 PP with 1 map, 8 head pieces, 7 plans and 91 b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, plans & sketch plans, engravings & photos). Fp (in colour): Aerial view of Sullivan Cove. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light signs of old dampness affecting front cover, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 18.5. 0957842813
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$40

66745
HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840

Sydney. 2002. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams and Peter Watts. Preface by Monique Ducreux. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Portrait of Contre-Amiral Jules Dumont d'Urville. Inside back cover: Common Spotted Cuscus. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.6. 1876991003
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$45

65652
HURLEY, Frank
SHACKLETON'S ARGONAUTS, The Epic Tale of Shackleton's Voyage to Antarctica in 1915

Sydney. 1979. McGraw-Hill. Reprint of the 1948 original, with a preface by Phillip Law. 186 PP with b/w photographs by the author. Title spread: The Endurance caught in ice. Eps: Antarctic Peninsula and Weddell Sea. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims and on outside pages edges. Previous owner's inscription on top of FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19. 0709355505
The 1915 ill-fated expedition of Shackleton in the Antarctic seas.
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$15

70177
HUTCHINSON, James
ALL ABOUT BOATS

Chicago. 1958. Popular Mechanics Press. 1st Ed. Edited by Robert B. McCoy. 160 PP with tables, plans, sketches and b/w photos. Library binding, card cover retaining original wrappers, spine reinforced with cloth tape. Ex Library copy with stamps on endpapers and top corner of "contents" page.. Still a very good reading copy. 23.2 x 16.
Hints and tips on how to build a boat: rowboats, canoes, power and sail craft, plywood outboards, inboard runabouts, cabin cruisers...
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$10

70518
IBBOTSON, John
LIGHTHOUSES OF AUSTRALIA - Images from the End of an Era

Surrey Hills, Victoria. 2001. Australian Lighthouse Traders. 1st Ed. VI, 282 PP with 12 detailed location maps and 500 colour photographs. Title page: Whaler Point lighthouse, Portland, Victoria. Eps: Map of Australia showing the location of lighthouses. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. A fine copy. Large format: 31 x 27.5. 064641674X
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$90

51051
INCAT
INTERNATIONAL CATAMARANS AUSTRALIA - Specification sheets

Hobart. 1986. Incat. 26 PP for 12 specification sheets with b/w or colour illustrations (photos, plans, sketch-plans). Spiral bound. Near fine. 30 x 20.5
List of vessels built or under construction as at 1st May 1986. Specification sheets for: 30-metre catamaran ferry - Wave piercing catamaran - Spirit of Victoria - Keppel Cat 1 - Quick Cat - 22 metre catamaran Cougar - Quick Silver... as well as 2 sheets Research + Development.
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$5

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

London. 1986. Genesis Publications / Hedley Australia. De Luxe Edition limited to 500 copies and numbered (No. 249/550). Volume I: XXIV, 467 PP with 252 text illustrations plus 16 colour plates & 16 b/w plates. Fp: Flinders' Investigator and Baudin's Le Géographe, 8th April, 1802. Volume II: Matthew Flinders, Private Journal 1803-1814. VI, 366 PP. Fp: Chart of Isle of France or Mauritius. Handbound in quarter leather and master printed on archival paper, gilt decoration on front cover, title in blind on spine. All edges gilt. Cloth cover slipcase. Signed by the author. Fine. Large folio: 31 x 23. 0904351319
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$800

34210
IRVING, Commander John
THE SMOKE SCREEN OF JUTLAND

London. 1966. William Kimber. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 13 maps and diagrams, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Small chips on corners of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.
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$15

36501
JENKINS, David
OWEN & WATKIN WILLIAMS OF CARDIFF - THE GOLDEN CROSS LINE

Kendal. 1991. World Ship Society. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 40 b/w photos. Fp: The Williams brothers. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617614
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$15

63101
JENKINS, Geraint & David
CARDIFF SHIPOWNERS

Cardiff. 1986. Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru / National Museum of Wales. 1st Ed. 87 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 15.2 x 23. 0720003091
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$10

39938
JOHNSTON, George H.
BATTLE OF THE SEAWAYS

Sydney. 1941. Angus and Robertson. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 240 PP, plus 12 b/w plates. Fp: British bomber circling German oil tanker. Cloth cover, gilt title on sunned spine. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
Early stages (up to April 1941) of World War II: submarine warfare, blockade of Germany, mine warfare,...
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$10

38774
JONES, Ted
THE OFFSHORE RACER

Lymington, UK. 1976. Nautical Publishing. Reprint of the 1974 UK edition (US original of 1973). XI, (3), 285 PP with 4 tables and 103 figures (maps, sketches and b/w photos). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips, foxing spots on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 15.8. 0245524355
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$20

63617
JUBELIN, Rear-Admiral André
THE FLYING SAILOR

London. 1953. Hurst and Blackett. 1st English edition, translated from the 1951 French original "Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune". 276 PP, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Ex Library copy (Australian Red Crosss Hospital Library Service), with tape marks on endpapers, few stamps and colour photo pasted down on front cover. Foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
World War II with the French Navy, the Free French Navy (after leaving his post in Indo-China to join the British forces in Malaya) and as a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force.
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$5

70567
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin & PICKTHALL, Barry
AROUND ALONE: THE BOC CHALLENGE 1986-87 - The Official Story of the Greatest Sailing Adventure of All Single-Handed Round-The-World Yacht Race

New York. 1987. Robertsbridge. 1st edition. Foreword by Richard Giordano. XXIV, 112 PP with 1 map on double page, tables, 4 b/w illustrations and 66 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tear and faded part (spine and top edge). Very good. 31.3 x 22. 0947178082
Around Alone: The Official Book of the Second Single-Handed ...
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$20

53663
KOEMAN, C.
An Inventory of JOHANNES VAN KEULEN'S GLOBE-FACTORY in Amsterdam, Dated 1689 (In Imago Mundi, a review of Early Cartography)

Amsterdam. 1971. Nico Israel. Article removed from issue 25. Pages 47 to 53. Soft cover, plastic cover, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Fine. 28.7 x 20.6.
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$10

69856
KONINGS, Chris
QUEEN ELIZABETH AT WAR, His Majesty's Transport 1939-1946

Wellingborough. 1985. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. Foreword by Frank O. Braynard. Afterword by Walter Lord. 124 PP with b/w photos and 35 sketches by Oswald Brett. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Old water damage marks on the lower part of book (on about 7 cm), more obvious inside the dustjacket, the endpapers and at corner close to spine. Very few illustrations affected. A very good reading / working copy. 31.2 x 23.5. 0850597250
The career of the Queen Elizabeth as a troopship ferrying American & Commonwealth troops across the Atlantic & Pacific towards the war zone and bringing back German POWs on the return trip.
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$15

70139
KUNDA, Maria
PERISCOPE: a view from the original Lake Pedder, by Professor Emeritus Geoff Parr

Hobart.2006. University of Tasmania. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary Knights. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Invitation for opening loosely inserted. Dedicatory note signed by the artist on title page. Illustrated card covers. Oblong: 21 x 14.8. 1862953317
Exhibition of artworks by Tasmanian artist, held at the Carnegie Gallery, Hobart: 25 August to 24 September 2006.
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$15

70632
KYSELKA, Will & LANTERMAN, Ray
NORTH STAR TO SOUTHERN CROSS

Honolulu. 1978. University Press of Hawaii. Reprint of the 1976 original. VIII, 152 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Covers with rubbed edges and few creases. Very good. 22.8 x 15.2. 0824804198
The successful round trip of "Hokule'a" between Hawaii and Tahiti in 1980 plus a study of its two traditional navigators: Nainoa from Hawaii and Mau Piailug from the Caroline Islands.
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$15

22032
LAPPING, Brian
END OF EMPIRE

London. 1985. Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing. 1st Ed. XVI, 560 PP with 17 maps and 133 bw illust. FEP: British Empire: dates of acquisition. REP: The end of British rule. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP and half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.3 x 18.5.
The Route to Independence : India, Palestine, Malaya, Iran, Egypt, Aden, Cyprus, Gold Coast, Kenya, Rhodesia.
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$10

41257
LARN, Richard & Bridget
SHIPWRECKS - Falmouth to Looe

Penryn. 1993. Tor Mark Press. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (French two-masted schooner Marie Celine). Near fine. 21 x 14. 0850253381
South coast of Cornwall.
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$10

70671
LAST, P. & STEVENS, J.
SHARKS AND RAYS OF AUSTRALIA

Sydney. 1994. CSIRO. 1st Ed. 600 PP with colour illust. (300 paintings & over 300 maps). Pictorial boards. Some shelf wear and corners rubbed, o/wise contents fine. Scarce. 31 x 23. 0643051430
Description of 180 species of sharks, 100 rays & 13 ghost sharks. Essential reference for fishermen (professional or recreational), divers, naturalists, biologists.
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$70

70225
LAWRENCE, R.D.
VOYAGE OF THE STELLA

Toronto. 1991. HarperPerennial. 1st HarperPerennial paperback edition (original of 1982). (8), 248 PP with 4 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spine with creases. Very good. 20.2 x 13.2. 0006377068
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$5

70542
LAWSON, Captain Ted W.
THIRTY SECONDS OVER TOKYO

Sydney. 1944. Angus and Robertson. 1st Australian edition. Edited by Robert Considine. (10), 218 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w photos and frontispiece. Fp: Captain Ted W. Lawson. FEP: map of Japan and the coast of China. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears (repaired). Slight foxing. Very good. 18.8 x 12.5.
On the 18th of April 1942.
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$20

69916
LAWTHER, Rebecca & WRIGHT, Jonathan (editors)
D-DAY, 70 YEARS ON - The Normandy Campaign Remembered

Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2014. Script Media / Pen & Sword Military Books. 70th Anniversary edition. 112 PP, (6 Images of War, D-Day) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23. 9781848841710
The story of 6 June 1944: D-Day. 2nd of August 1944, very first flight of the Arado AR234, a jet aeroplane.
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$15

70582
Le COUTEUR, Wilson
THE GREAT OUTPOSTS OF THE EMPIRE

London. 1907. Federal-Houlder-Shire Lines. 1st Ed. (4), 224, LXXIIII, PP with 1 map, 6 tables (distances, fleet list...) and 178 b/w photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover, all edges gilt. Hinges worn and edges of covers rubbed. Spine worn at extremities. Stamp of previous owner on recto of front endpaper and last page. Verso of title page with traces of previous label. Still a very good copy. Scarce. 18.8 x 12.3.
The World of Federal-Houlder-Shire Lines: Great Britain, South Africa, Australia (pages 49 to 113) , and New Zealand.
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$50

21440
LE FLEMING, H.M.
ABC OF OCEAN TANKERS

London. 1956. Ian Allan. 64 PP with bw photos. Title page: S.S. British Sailor. Pictorial soft cover (British Corporal). Very good. Small format: 15.5 x 10.
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$10

49349
LEATHER, John
A PANORAMA OF GAFF RIG

London. 1977. Barrie & Jenkins. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 130 b/w photos by Roger Smith. Fp: Bow of a yacht. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28.2 x 22.5. 021420393X
Pictorial look at the rig in its prime between 1890-1939 and its revival.
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$30

55222
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS. An Historical Record Atlas by Lesueur and Péron

Adelaide. 2008. The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Limited edition of 400 copies. No. 223 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Translated from the Second French edition of 1824, by Peter Hambly, and with an introduction by Sarah Thomas. XX, (XII), PP, plus 146 pages with 68 plates: 27 in colour and 41 in b/w (2 on double page, 2 musical scores, 11 with charts ...). Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 35.6 x 26.5. 9781876154523
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$175

70535
LILEY, John
BARGE COUNTRY: An Exploration of the Inland Waters and Great Rivers of the Netherlands

London. 1980. Stanford Maritime. 1st Ed. 150 PP with b/w illustrations (1 plan, 2 maps, drawings and photos). Hard covers, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 19.5 x 26.5. 054007179X
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$35

70656
LLOYD, Christopher
PACIFIC HORIZONS - The Exploration of the Pacific before Captain Cook

London. 1946. George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1st Ed. 188 PP, plus 7 b/w plates (plate II on double page). Fp: Chart of The Pacific in 1589. Eps: map of the Pacific. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and with a few small chips. War economy paper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
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$40

69917
LOCKWOOD, Kim
D-DAY LANDINGS - 70TH Anniversary Edition

Melbourne, Victoria. 2014. Wilkinson Publishing. 70th Anniversary edition. No pagination, 84 with b/w and colour illustrations (including 6 maps/sketch maps). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 32 x 24. 9781922178350
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$20

70664
LOWE, Madge (Worsley) - Editor
DAYS GONE BY IN THE CHANNEL - Volume Two

Hobart. 1992. Privately published. 1st Ed. (8), 92 PP with b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front (Steamer "Sorrento", near Kilora, North Bruny Island). Dedicatory note on page (1) "acknowledgements", signed by author. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646129783
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$45

46300
LUCAS PHILLIPS, C.E.
COCKLESHELL HEROES

London. 1956. Heinemann. September reprint of the August 1956 original. Foreword by Admiral The Earl Mountbatten of Burma. IX, (3), 252 PP with 33 figures (b/w photos and action sketches drawn by Lieutenant-Colonel Hasler). Fp: A Limpeteer as equipped for the Bordeaux raid. Hard cover with a little speckling. Some foxing on outside edges and both endpapers. Very good. 22.1 x 14.5.
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$10

34506
LUND, C. A.
COASTAL AND DEEP SEA NAVIGATION FOR YACHTSMEN

Glasgow. 1972. Brown, Son & Ferguson. Reprint of the 6th edition of 1966 (original of 1934). X, 120 PP with tables, 65 figures, plus 1 folded chart and 3 colour plates. FEP: Deviation table. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. No. at top corner of front cover. Very good. 18.5 x 12.8.
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$10

14565
MABER, John M.
NORTH STAR TO SOUTHERN CROSS

Prescot. 1967. T. Stephenson & Sons. 1st Ed. XV, 335 PP with 5 line drawings by author, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Fp: Mariposa, built 1953. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.2.
The story of the Australasian seaways where, since the 1850's, sixty shipping lines established routes between Europe, Australasia and North America.
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$15

70564
McCALMAN, Iain & ERSKINE, Nigel (editors)
IN THE WAKE OF THE BEAGLE: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin

Sydney. 2009. University of New South Wales Press / Australian National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, contained in a nicely decorated slipcase. Fine. Oblong - Book: 23 x 25. Slipcase: 23.6 x 25.3. 9781921410949
Art and Exploration, by Richard Neville. ... Relying on the locals: Alfred Wallace and indigenous sailing craft. ...
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$75

51158
McCAUSLAND, Ian (editor)
50TH SYDNEY-HOBART (in The Mercury)

Hobart. 1995. The Mercury. Special Souvenir edition, Monday January 2, 1995. 56 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, photos) and 5 colour photos. Very good. 41 x 30.5.
All the races, history and drama of the Blue Water Classic.
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$15

51144
MacDONALD, Bob & CAMPBELL, Peter
AUSTRALIA'S DAY - CUP OURS IN 'HEART STOPPER' (in The Herald)

Melbourne. 1983. The Herald. Special Souvenir Issue Final: 27th September 1983. 24 PP. Contains articles between P.1 and 5 with 11 b/w photos. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 59.5 x 41.
When thanks to Australia II the America's Cup became the Oz Cup and the Australian Prime Minister stated: Let's put it this way - any boss who sacks anyone today for not turning up to work is a bum .
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$25

64287
McEWEN, W.A. & LEWIS, A.H.
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF NAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE

Centreville, Maryland. 1953. Cornell Maritime Press. 1st Edition. (6), 618 PP in two columns, thumb-indexed. Orig. peach cloth cover, gilt engraved spine (a little faded). Light wear to covers and a bump at bottom right corner. Front of dust jacket is tipped in on FFEP. Internally near fine. Scarce. 26 x 18.5.
Enumerates and clarifies the multitude of terms and phrases relating to the sea. A one-volume encyclopedia covering the entire maritime field.
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$40

50734
McHUGH, Evan
1606: An Epic Adventure

Sydney. 2006. University of New South Wales Press. 1st Ed. (8), 232 PP with b/w illustrations (13 head pieces and 9 text illustrations), plus 8 pages with 10 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0868408662
History of Australian exploration after the 1606 landing of Willem Janszoon at Cape York.
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$15

45116
McHUGH, Evan
SHIPWRECKS - Australia's Greatest Maritime Disasters

Melbourne. 2003. Viking / Penguin. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 336 PP with maps 1 compass rose, 13 headpieces and 15 maps, plus 16 pages with 16 colour and 17 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 0670040193
13 shipwrecks: Trial in 1622 - Batavia in 1629 - Sydney Cove in 1797 - Stirling Castle in 1836 - Cataraqui in 1845 ... Sydney to Hobart yacht race of 1998.
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$20

19492
McLEAN, Gavin (compiler)
NEW ZEALAND COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS

Wellington. 1989. G.P. Books. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 66 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0477000142
Photographic record of the various runs: Northern Route, Nelson Passenger Service, the Picton Ferry, the Wellington-Lyttelton Ferry Service and Foveaux Strait Service.
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$10

70098
MAGGS
TRAVEL AND VOYAGES - Catalogue 1339

London. 2003. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 15 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
A Selection of 250 items. Pacific, Australasia & Antarctic: No. 131 to 167.
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$10

70496
MARC, Joel, RAMBEAU, Marc & BLACKMAN, Ross
CRUISING GUIDE TO NEW CALEDONIA (SOUTH PACIFIC) - An Anchorage and General Yachting Guide

Nouméa. 1996. Savannah Editions. 2nd English edition, translated from the French original by David Samuelson. 415 PP with numerous maps and plans, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 28 x 21. 2950853021
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$50

64300
MARINE UNDERWRITERS' AND SALVAGE ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA LTD
THE REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING - Including Shipping Registered at Fiji and New Guinea 1906-1907

Melbourne. 1906. Compiled and issued by The Marine Underwriters' Association of Victoria Ltd. 1st Ed. 199 PP. Pages 1 to 10 printed recto/verso, P.11 to 183 recto only. P. 185-199 printed recto/verso. Original green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Covers worn around edges and inside gutters starting. Corner of preliminary page clipped. Ageing of paper and a little light foxing. Otherwise a very good copy of a scarce item. Oblong: 18.4 x 26.
"From Returns furnished by the Customs Authorities in Australia, Tasmania, New Zealand, Fiji and New Guinea".
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$250

15519
MARTIN, C. & BROUWER, N.
THE STORY OF SAIL

Sydney. 1992. Weldon Pub. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w & colour photos. Laminated decorated boards, dj. Fine. 31.5 x 24.2. 1863022392
Voyage of discovery of sailing ships. Covers 9 ships: Sutton Hoo, Oseberg Ship, Mary Rose, Wasa, Batavia, Cutty Sark, Preussen & Sobraon, once the world's largest sailing passenger ship.
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$20

68641
MARTINDALE, Rod
POWER-BOATING in Australia and New Zealand

Sydney. 1970. Murray Publishing. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans, sketches & photos). Hard covers with light soiling. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 17.5.
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$10

18235
MASON, Michael, GREENHILL, Basil & CRAIG, Robin
THE BRITISH SEAFARER

London. 1980. Hutchinson / BBC & National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. No pagination, (4), 158 PP with 3 colour photos and hundreds of b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 19.8. 0091419514
A mosaic of what the seafarer saw and thought about, expressed in his own words. Enjoyable voyage of discovery in the seafarer's world.
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$5

36080
MATTOX, W. C.
BUILDING THE EMERGENCY FLEET

London. 1974. Macdonald and Jane's. 1st UK edition of the 1920 original, in the "Macdonald Maritime History" series. (4), XX, 279 PP with 9 charts/graphs, 16 portraits and 21 b/w photos. Decorated hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 0356047407
A historical narrative of the problems and achievements of the United States Shipping Board Emergency Fleet Corporation.
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$40

35970
MATZ, Erling
VASA

Stockholm. 2006. Vasa Museum. English edition, translated from the Swedish original by Interverbum. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos, drawings, maps). Inside back cover: Location map of the Vasa Museum. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.7. 9185268372
Her fate in 1628, her remarkable salvage and restoration.
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$15

64033
MESSAGERIES MARITIMES
MENU - Collection des Messageries Maritimes "Les Paquebots de Jadis"

Paris. c. 1950. Compagnies des Messageries Maritimes / Alépée et Cie. 7 folded Menus (1st Class: Dinner or Lunch) illustrated on front by Frédéric H. Bernelle, and used in May 1953 on board the liner "Caledonien". Faint foxing. Format: 24 x 18.
7 Menus with following passenger vessels: Donnai (1862) - Manche (1887) - Meikong (1871) - Menzaleh (1865) & Anadyr (1873) - Nil (1851) & Louqsor (1851) - Périclès (1852) - Tibre (1866).
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$75

57539
MICHEL-GASSE
TAHITI 1914: Le Vent de Guerre

Paris. 2009. à la frontière. 1st Ed. 350 PP with 1 plan (Baie de Papeete) and 62 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15. 9782918665007
German Fleet off Papeete in September 1914. Attack and shelling of the city by the Gneisenau and the Scharnorst, on the 22nd of September. Attack repelled by the guns of the Zélée, a small French sloop.
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$55

32264
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS

Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of an advertisment, and 11 plans, plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Marcus Samuel 1853-1927, founder of Shell. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dustjacket sunned. Occasional foxing. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 1871128048
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$30

59779
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
'GATHERING OF THE CLANS' - The History of the Clan Line Steamers Ltd

Newcastle upon Tyne. 1988. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. Preface by Lord Cayzer. (XII), 4, 111 PP, plus 64 pages with b/w full-page photos. Fp: Clan Mactavish of 1949. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15. 1871128005
Contains an extensive appendix with details of vessels owned and another of vessels managed on behalf of the Ministry of War Transport.
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$20

70102
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L.
THE BRITISH TANKERS

Newcastle, UK. 1989. Shield Publications. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 b/w photos, 3 maps and 8 plans, plus 48 pages with 96 b/w photos. Fp: "British Sailor" of 1954 on trials. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15. 187112803X
Published to celebrate 75 years of tanker operations by BP. History of the British Tankers Co. Ltd. founded 30 April 1915, and her British, French and other subsidiaries.
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$35

70452
MILIUS, Pierre-Bernard
RECIT DU VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES par Pierre-Bernard Milius, Second sur le "Naturaliste" dans l'Expédition BAUDIN (1800-1804)

Le Havre. 1987. Société Havraise d'Etudes Diverses / Museum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre. 1st edition, transcribed by Jacqueline Bonnemains and Pascal Hauguel, from the manuscript held by Shand Kydd. (6), VI, (2), 82 PP with tables & 2 facsimiles of documents, plus 1 colour and 24 b/w plates. Card covers with illustrated front and title handwritten on spine. Covers with light soiling/wear, o/wise fine. French text. Scarce. 29.1 x 20.7.
Notes on the voyage to Australia by the second in command on board the "Naturaliste" of the Baudin Expedition. On the return trip, at Isle de France, he became Captain of the "Géographe".
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$100

38198
MILLER, William H.
OCEAN LINERS

Sydney / Auckland. 1990. Mallard Press. 1st Australian edition. 144 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title page: colour vignette with Paris. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 36.5 x 26.5. 1863250239
Travel by passenger liner from the White Star Line to the floating resorts plying the Caribbean. (published in the USA under the title: Ocean Liners: Travel on the Open Seas)
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$10

70580
MITCHELL, Carleton
AMERICA'S CUP - America's Yachtsmen get ready for "Dame Pattie" (in Life Australia - 1967)

Melbourne. 1967. Life Australia. Volume 42, No. 11, June 12 .1967. 76 PP. Contains article from P.55 to 60 with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers (World Expo 1967 - Montreal). Covers with a few small repaired closed tears or chips, o/wise a very good copy. 33.5 x 26.7.
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$10

22757
MONTGOMERY, Michael
WHO SANK THE SYDNEY?

Sydney. 1981. Cassell. 1st Ed. (12), 242 PP with 5 maps, 7 figures, and 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with a small tear. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 15. 0726954764
A controversial approach to the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, lost with all hands, whereas the German "Kormoran" had most of her crew saved.
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$15

34667
MOORE, Captain John (editor)
JANE'S NAVAL REVIEW - Fourth Year of Issue

London. 1985. Jane's Publishing Company. 1st Ed. 175 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710603355
Counterbalancing the Soviet Navy East of Suez, by Admiral William J. Crowe... Britain's Merchant Navy: down by the bow and sinking fast by Nigel Ling. The French Navy in the year 2000, by Pierre Lachamade. 4 articles on the Soviet Navy, by Captain John Moore.
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$20

10910
MOORE, W. Robert
GILBERT ISLANDS IN THE WAKE OF BATTLE [in National Geographic, Volume LXXXVII, No.2]

Washington. 1945. N.G.S. February 1945. P.129-162 with 1 map with 2 insets, 11 b/w & 19 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Life returning to Tarawa and the Gilbert Islands after their conquest by the Marines.
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$10

60005
MOREL GIBBS, John
MORELS OF CARDIFF: the History of a Family Shipping Firm

Cardiff. 1982. Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru / National Museum of Wales. 1st Ed. Foreword by J. Geraint Jenkins. 184 PP with tables and 34 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plate with 2 family trees (Morel and Gibbs). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 072000246X
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$15

19349
MORTON, Harry
THE WIND COMMANDS - Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific

Vancouver, Canada. 1975. University of British Columbia Press. 1st Ed. XXVII, 498 PP with 59 bw figures, plus 64 bw plates. Eps: Chart of The Pacific Area. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Lower edge of back cover with a worn patch and dust jacket lightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. An otherwise very good copy. 25.5 x 17. 0818540897
The opening and exploration of the Pacific.
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$25

12002
MOSS, Jim
SOUND OF TRUMPETS, History of the Labour Movement in South Australia

Adelaide. 1985. Wakefield Press. 1st Ed. XVII, 454 PP with 23 b/w illust. Fp: 8 hours' march at Victor Harbour. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 22.7 x 16.5. 0949268054
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$10

70614
MUIR, Surgeon Rear-Admiral John R.
MESSING ABOUT IN BOATS

London. 1948. Blackie & Son. 6th reprint of the 1938 original. (8), 328 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: My home for eight years. Cloth cover, with front cover (repaired) of dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Covers lightly soiled, rubbed or frayed around edges and a little cocked. Occasional foxing on few pages and outside edges. Internally clean and still a very good copy. 20 x 14.
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$20

54536
MULVANEY, John
'THE AXE HAD NEVER SOUNDED': Place, People and Heritage of Recherche Bay, Tasmania

Canberra. 2007. ANU E Press. 1st Ed. Aboriginal History Monograph 14. XXII, 142 PP with 2 maps, b/w and colour illustrations (charts, drawings, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 9781921313202
On the French Naval Expedition of d'Entrecasteaux call and studies in 1793. Legacy: the garden of Delahaye planted in 1792 and examined in 1793...
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$70

52427
MUNDLE, Rob
FATAL STORM - The 54th Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race

Sydney. 1999. HarperCollins. Reprint of the 1999 original, with a foreword by Sir James Hardy. XIII, 319 PP with 1 map and 1 diagram, plus 48 pages with 1 map and 77 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page. Slight ageing / foxing of paper. Very good reading copy. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732264359
27th December 1998: six sailors perished, countless with injuries, many yachts sunk or badly damaged.
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$10

62715
MUNDLE, Robert
FLINDERS: The Man Who Mapped Australia

Sydney. 2012. Hachette Australia. 1st Ed. XIII, 386 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with b/w and colour illustrations (coastal views, facsimile of documents, maps, etchings, paintings & watercolours). Eps: General Chart of Terra Australis or Australia. Hard cover, title in blind on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 9780733628504
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$20

70595
N/A
MANUAL OF TIDAL PREDICTION

Glasgow. 1958. Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd. 3rd edition of the 1940 original. (6), 133 PP with figures and tables, plus 6 folded diagrams (2 plotting Circle, 1 transparent diagram "Height Scale" for diurnal and semidiurnal components, and 3 working examples) contained in the rear pocket tipped in on back cover. Hard cover, cloth spine, title on front board and spine. Lower corner of covers rubbed and a little soiled, occasional foxing. Name of previous owner blocked out on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 25.2 x 19.
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$30

51266
N/A
SEA BREEZES. The P.S.N.C. Magazine - No. 200, Vol. XX

Liverpool. 1936. Pacific Steam Navigation Co. No. 200, Volume XX, July 1936. VIII (advertisements), 289 to 320 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover is lightly soiled (the Presidente Sarmiento) . Staples removed. Very good. 24.8 x 15.5.
Articles by GETSON, Captain John Michael, BOYD, Hugh, ANDERSON, John et al.: My Sea Career. The Great Britain. The last 'Frisco grain race. Sailing Ships' Roll of Honour: George Duncan 's Fleet of Empires. Boudoir Breezes. The Signal Station ...
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$10

69897
N/A
A Souvenir of your trip on Penny Royal "LADY STELFOX" Paddle - Steamer

Launceston. c. 1990. Penny Royal Complex. 12 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map and 24 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
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$10

39393
N/A
YACHTING WORLD ANNUAL 1965

London. 1964. Yachting World Publication. 1st Ed. Edited by D. PHILLIPS-BIRT & Bernard HAYMAN. 144 PP, XVI (advert.) with drawings, sets of plans, plus 32 pages with 2 plans, 7 drawings and 56 b/w photos. Fp: Dragon Scampi during Clyde Week. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Small chips to the dust jacket. Very good. 28.2 x 22.
The Sydney Harbour 18-footers, by Dan Troop.
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$25

57679
NASH, Michael
SYDNEY COVE - The History and Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century Shipwreck

Hobart. 2009. Navarine Publishing. Expanded edition of the 2001 "Cargo for a Colony". (4), 284 PP with 4 maps, 7 charts, colour & b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5 9780975133156
Wrecked in 1797 on a voyage from Calcutta to Port Jackson on Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group. First merchant ship wrecked after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.
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$60

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

Hobart. 2019. Navarine Publishing. 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
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$75

38380
NAYDLER, Merton
COOK ON A COOL CAT

London. 1965. Temple Press Books. 1st Ed. XII, 207 with 1 map and 1 plan of the catamaran, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed with a sunned spine. Stamp in blind "From the Shelves of Fiona Lewis" on lower corner of FEP anf half title page. Light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.
Experience gained as a cook on the catamaran Rehu Moana of David Lewis, during a voyage in June 1963 between England and Iceland..
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$15

31083
NAYDLER, Merton
THE PENANCE WAY: The Mystery of PUFFIN's Atlantic Crossing

London. 1968. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. XIX, 252 PP with 2 maps and 17 figures, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Fp: Puffin during tests carried out by the author (in colour). Eps: Map of the North Atlantic with tracks of the English Rose III and Puffin. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Failed attempt in 1966 to row the Atlantic from the Chesapeake to UK.
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$5

57905
NELSON, Hank
TAIM BILONG MASTA - The Australian Involvement with Papua New Guinea

Sydney. 1990. ABC Books / Australian Broadcasting Corporation. New edition of the 1982 original. 224 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on inside front cover. A very good clean copy. 26 x 20.5. 0733300693
Based on the ABC Radio series, produced by Tim Bowden.
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$25

22734
NEPEAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY
THE PENINSULA STORY, SORRENTO AND PORTSEA - YESTERDAY - Book I

Sorrento, Victoria. 1966. The Nepean Historical Society. 1st Ed. Introduction by C. N. Hollinshed. 64 PP with 1 map , 1 plan, 1 facsimile of letter, and 15 bw photos. Pict. card cover ("Lady Nelson"). Very good. 21.4 x 13.7.
First landings and explorations and the first settlement under Governor Collins. The grazing, lime burning, and fishing industries...
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$30

61842
NEWBURY, C. W. (editor)
THE HISTORY OF THE TAHITIAN MISSION 1799-1830, Written by John Davies Missionary to the South Sea Islands with Supplementary Papers from the Correspondence of the Missionaries

Cambridge. 1961. Hakluyt Society. Second Series No. CXVI. LIV, 392 PP with 8 b/w illust., plus 8 plates and a folded map at back of book. Fp: Fold-out plate depicting The Cession of the District of Matavai to the Missionaries. Blue cloth cover, gilt device on front, slightly foxed dust jacket which has 2 small closed tears, a few foxing spots on outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.
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$60

70526
NEWCOMB, Richard F.
ABANDON SHIP ! - The Saga of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, the Navy's Greatest Sea Disaster

London. 2001. HarperCollins. 1st printing of the revised edition of the 1958 original, with an introduction and an afterword by Peter Maas. XVIII, (4), 326, (3) PP with 1 map with location map on double page, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Faint foxing. Dedicatory note on half title page. Very good. 23.3 x 15.3. 97680732269883
Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis, flagship of the Fifth Fleet, 29th July 1945.
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$20

22211
NICHOLSON, Ian
LOG OF LOGS, Volume Two

Nambour, Qld. 1993. Roebuck Society. 1st Ed. Publication No.47. XII, 608 PP with b/w figures & photos. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine. Light foxing of covers, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 17.8. 0646091824
A complement to the first volume which generated much response and provided a great deal of fresh material making a second volume necessary.
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$100

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

Canberra. 1985. Roebuck Society. 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. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.4. 0909434247
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$35

48716
NOALL, Cyril & FARR, Grahame
CORNISH SHIPWRECKS Illustrated

Truro, Cornwall. c. 1965. Tor Mark Press. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 47 b/w photos. Fp: American liner "Paris". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14
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$10

68607
NOBLE, Captain John
HAZARDS OF THE SEA - Three Centuries of Challenge in Southern Waters

Sydney. 1970. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 251 PP, plus 16 pages with b/w illust. Hard cover. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" on outside edges, endpapers and title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
Tragic and dramatic events in the seas around Australia and New Zealand, between the wreck of the Tryal in 1622 and the wreck of the Wahine in 1968.
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$5

70524
NORTON, Trevor
STARS BENEATH THE SEA - The Extraordinary Lives of the pioneers of diving

London. 1999. Century. 1st Ed. (6), 282 PP with drawings, tail pieces, and 36 b/w photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Previous owner's sticker on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0712680721
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$25

64165
NOYE, John & RADOK, Rainer
THE STORY OF A STORM IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN - Research Paper No. 2, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"

Adelaide. 1966. The Flinders University of South Australia. Research Paper No. 2: (1), 2, (9) PP (recto only) with 1 table and 7 figures. Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.
Off Macquarie Island: 10th / 11th March 1965.
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$10

70487
OGDEN, Graeme
MY SEA LADY - The Story of H.M.S. Lady Madeleine, from February 1941 to February 1943

London. 1963. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 201, (3) PP with 16 b/w illustrations by Richard Elsden. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing at head of spine. Ex Library copy with stamps on title page, its verso and last page. Renewed endpapers. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
A personal narrative of the author's escort duty on the Arctic convoys. The Lady Madeleine was the largest of the fishing trawlers converted for anti-submarine duties in WWII.
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$20

11547
O'NEILL, Robert (editor)
INSECURITY! - The Spread of Weapons in the Indian and Pacific Oceans

Canberra. 1978. ANU Press. 1st Ed. X, (2), 280 PP with 1 map, 2 graphs and 23 tables. Hard cover, dj rubbed). Near fine. 22 x 14. 0708105467
Current and future trends in the spread of weaponry in and around the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
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$15

69466
ORIENT LINE
ORIENT LINE / ENGLAND - AUSTRALIA - NORTH AMERICA - S. S. ORCADES - WRITING PAPER

London. c. 1954. Orient Steam Navigation Company. 2 unused sheets of Writing Paper with at the top: Logo of the company - Orient Line - England - Australia -North America, and name of vessel S.S. Orcades. Near fine. 19.5 x 12.7.
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$5

11868
OSTERSTOCK, Alan
THE STORY OF KANGAROO ISLAND

Adelaide. 1975. Author. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 1 map, 1 b/w photo & 20 colour illust. in text. Title-page: Clinker boat. Stapled pictorial card covers with a few rubbed patches, o/wise near fine. 21.6 x 14. 0858721368
Aborigines, explorers (Matthew Flinders & Nicolas Baudin), settlers, ...
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$15

47642
OZANNE, Nicolas
L' ENTREE DU PORT DE DUNKERQUE, Vue de la Rade

Paris. c. 1980. Colour print - suitable for framing. Reprint of the 1776 original. Painting by Nicolas Ozanne, engraved by Le Gouaz and published in the Réduit de la Collection des Ports de France dessinés pour le Roi en 1776. Fine. Format: 26.8 x 35.5.
The entrance to the Port of Dunkirk from the outer Road.
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$45

70616
P. & O.
P&O PORT NOTES: PANAMA

London. 1969. P&O. August 1969 edition. 8 PP with history, places of interest etc... and 1 map of Panama Canal and 2 plans in colour: Panama City and Cristobal Colon. Soft cover, illustrated front. Near fine. Small format: 21 x 15.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers.
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$10

68940
P. & O.
PRINCESS CRUISES / PRINCESS TOURS - "The Love Boat" - ALASKA 1993

Sydney. 1992. P&O Princess Cruises Holidays. September 1992 travel brochure. 98 PP with tables and colour illustrations (1 large folded map of Alaska and Western Canada, 60 sketch maps, 4 folded deck plans with 13 stateroom diagrams, and photos). 2 other flyers for Australian travellers loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover (front with 3 folds). Fine. 29.4 x 21.
7-Day Inside Passage and Gulf of Alaska Cruises and Cruises tours on board: Regal Princess, Crown Princess, Star Princess, Sky Princess and Fair Princess
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$15

68941
P. & O. CRUISES
"ROYAL PRINCESS" CRUISE / FLY HOLIDAYS: February - May 1987

Sydney. 1986. P&O Cruises. Folded Flyer, June 1986 edition. 4 folds with tables and colour illustrations (1 map and 18 photos), plus a 2 folds flyer "Princess Cruises" for Royal Princess and Sea Princess, May-September 1987 with 1 sketch map and 8 colour photos. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
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$5

17140
PARSONS, Ronald
SHIPS OF YORKE PENINSULA

Adelaide. 1984. Railmac. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 13 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (Map of Yorke Peninsula on back). Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0949817406
Sub-title: The development of passenger/cargo shipping services to Yorke Peninsula Ports in both Spencer and St. Vincent Gulfs.
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$10

68184
PHILLIPS, Peter J.
RIVERBOAT WAYS - Australia's Inland Paddlewheelers

Melbourne. 1983. Greenhouse Publications. 1st Ed. 62 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" on endpapers and title page. Very good. 27.5 x 21. 0909104638
Paddle-wheelers on more than 5500 km of the navigable parts of the Darling, Murray & Murrumbidgee Rivers.
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$10

69580
PHILLIPS-BIRT, D.
MOTOR YACHT AND BOAT DESIGN

London. 1953. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. 180 PP with tables, 61 figures and 30 plates with 46 b/w photos. Fp: Yacht Girundia II, and yacht "Shemara". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Ex library binding, copy with stamps on verso of half title page and recto of frontispiece, and shelf number at foot of spine. Contents clean and still a good copy. 25 x 18.5.
Size, speed and type, stability, behaviour at sea, construction, resistance and hull form. Powering, propellers, planing boats, ... Glossary: P.169-178.
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$25

19350
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
THE HISTORY OF YACHTING

New York. 1974. Stein & Day. 1st US Ed. 288 PP, with profuse illust. in b/w & colour. Fp: The Sappho setting balloon canvas. Eps: Yachting off the Isle of Wight 1848. Cloth cover, pict. dj. Bookplate of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise a very good clean copy. 30.5 x 23.5. 0812817044
History of the sport of yachting & development of yacht design.
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$15

21757
PICKTHALL, Barry
THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE - Single-handed Round the World - The Story of the BOC Challenge 1982-83

London. 1984. Orbis. Reprint of the 1983 original. 176 PP with 4 plans of yachts, 6 maps, 46 colour, & 92 bw photos. Fp: Paul Rodgers at the wheel of his class 1 entry Spirit of Pentax. Half-title page: Crédit Agricole, in Table Bay. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0856135607
Newport to Newport via Cape Town, Sydney, and Rio de Janeiro.
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$15

61046
PIGNEGUY, Dee
SALTWATER IN HER HAIR - Stories of Sisterhood at Sea

Auckland. 2001. VIP Publications. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain Jim Varney. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Crease on the spine. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Near fine. Oblong: 20.8 x 25.7. 0958227705
35 Women in the New Zealand maritime industry.
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$25

70658
PINKUS, Margaret (compiler)
A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE GEEVESTON TOWN HALL

Geeveston, Tasmania. 2019. Geeveston Archives & History Society. 1st edition, by Charles Rich & GAHS. 40, with b/w illustrations (11 portraits, 5 adverts, 25 photos). Soft covers, illustrated front, staples. New. 21.2 x 14.7.
Story of the Geeveston Town Hall and the Community spirit: Tahune Air Walk, Forest & heritage Centre, Wooden Statues ...
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$20

31675
PLUMMER, Russell
SUPER-FERRIES OF BRITAIN, EUROPE AND SCANDINAVIA

London. 1988. Patrick Stephens Limited. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 maps, tables and 147 bw photos plus 8 pages with 18 colour photos. Title spread: Koningin Beatrix. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19. 0850599237
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$15

31182
POTTER, John Deane
FIASCO: The Break-out of the German Battleships

London. 1971. Readers Union. Reprint of the 1970 original published by William Heinemann Ltd. (10), 235 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 bw photos. FEP: track of the escape route from Brest to Germany, 12/13 February 1942. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 13.7.
The break-out from the military port of Brest in February 1942 of the Scharnhorst, Gneisenau, and Prinz Eugen.
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$10

20905
PREGER, W.
THE HUMBLE DUTCH HERRING

Melbourne. 1944. F.W. Cheshire. 1st Imprint of 4000 copies. 62 PP with 2 head pieces, 7 tail pieces in text plus 32 bw plates. Fp: The Herring packers by Cees Bolding, 1939. Eps: Map of the North Sea. Soft cover, pict. dj. Very good. 25 x 19.
A history of Holland, her Empire and their seafaring people up to the Pacific War. Dedicated to all Dutch seafarers "To you who for four long and homeless years have courted death that others might live."
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$40

52409
PRETYMAN, E. R.
SOME NOTES ON MARIA ISLAND AND ITS PENAL SETTLEMENTS

Hobart. 1970. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. Bryden. 29, (3) PP with 9 b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 plan, 3 engravings and 4 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Signature of previous owner at top of front cover, o/wise fine. 24.7 x 18.5.
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$15

69165
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND TO TASMANIA ... 1642-1856

Hobart. 2008. Author. 1st Ed. (4), 67 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including 7 watercolours by Rose Solomon). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9780980533200
Explorers, Administrators ...
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$20

70540
RAHS
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Journal and Proceedings Vol XVI, Supplement to Part II

Sydney. 1930. The Royal Australian Historical Society. Volume XVI, Supplement to Part II / 1930. By Francis J. Bayldon & Sir William Clarkson. 133 -150 PP, plus folded chart "Torres Strait, showing probable track of Torres, September 1606". Wrappers with short closed tears (repaired). Slight ageing of paper, staples removed. Very good. Rare. 21 x 14.
Pages 133 to 146: Voyage of Torres by Francis J. Bayldon. Pages 147 to 150: Note on Prado's "Relacion" , by Sir William Clarkson.
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$30

70628
RAJAWAT, Daulat Singh
ASTRONOMICAL OBSERVATORY OF JAIPUR

Jaipur, India. c. Delta Publications. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 2 tables, 2 b/w illustrations (1 plan of the Observatory & 1 horoscope) and 25 colour illustrations (1 painting and 24 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.2 x 21.3.
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$20

15529
ROBERTSON, Jillian
THE CAPTAIN COOK MYTH

Sydney. 1981. Angus & Robertson. 1st. Aust. Ed. (8), 164 PP with 35 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Renewed front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
Brief history of the successive discoveries of Australia prior to 1770 plus the adulation of Cook as Australia's national hero: the statues, monuments, towns, rivers, university, etc. which bear his name.
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$15

68687
ROGERS, Colonel H.C.B.
TROOPSHIPS AND THEIR HISTORY

London. 1963. Seeley Service. 1st Ed., Volume VII, in the Imperial Services Library series. 224 PP, plus 18 pages with 27 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): R.M.S.P. Trent at Malta. Library binding with dust jacket pasted down on covers then laminated. Note on front endpaper, markings and stamps on title page. Plates XVII to XXIII are photocopies of the original. Good reading copy. 24.5 x 15.5.
Transporting the regular Army in peacetime & war. From Charles II to post WWII era. Types of ships, life of the British soldiers on board.
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$10

46306
ROSE, Sir Alec
MY LIVELY LADY

London. 1968. Nautical Publishing. 3rd impression of the November 1968 original. XIV, 193 PP with maps & drawings, plus 24 pages with 35 b/w & colour photos. Eps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15. 245595651
Alec Rose, early days, his trans-atlantic crossing then his solo round the world voyage of 318 days, in 1967.
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$10

18247
ROSS, John O.
CAPT. F. G. MOORE, Mariner and Pioneer

Wanganui. 1982. Wanganui Newspaper. 1st Ed. 178 PP with a facsimile of documents and 37 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the colony of New Zealand by Arrowsmith 1841. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.8. 0959763619
Biography of a master mariner, coastal trader, farmer, coal miner,... a pioneer of New Zealand.
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$20

39366
ROUSMANIERE, John
THE ANNAPOLIS BOOK OF SEAMANSHIP

New York. 1989. Simon & Schuster. New revised edition of the 1983 original. XIV, 402 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Mark Smith. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0671674471
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$35

30603
SAMMON, Rick
RHYTHM OF THE REEF - A Day in the Life of the Coral Reef

London. 1996. Swan Hill Press. 1st Uk Ed. of the 1995 US original. 120 PP with 1 map of threatened Coral Reefs, 1 drawing (formation of Reef Types) and 117 colour photos. Title spread: glassy sweepers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 25.6. 1853107417
Sunrise on the reef: Red Sea. Diving at midday: Truk Lagoon...
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$15

70662
SARGENT, John
A BOOK OF "FERRY TALES"

Bellerive. 2016. Author / Bellerive Historical Society. 1st edition limited to 250 numbered copies (No. 188 / 250). 169 PP with b/w illustrations: ephemeras, map & plans, paintings and photos. and 9 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note signed by the author on page 2. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780958528450
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$25

69908
SCOREY, Adam & PENDLETON, Emma-Lily (editors)
D-DAY - The Normandy Beach Landings in Pictures

Cheltenham. 2014. Iconic / Archant. 70th Anniversary edition. Foreword by Colonel Stuart Tootal. 90 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 23.
The real story of 6 June 1944
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$10

70459
SCOTT, Ernest
TERRE NAPOLEON - A History of French Explorations and Projects in Australia

London. 1910. Methuen. 1st Ed. XX, 296, (47 publications) PP, plus 10 b/w plates (2 of them maps on double page). Fp: Le Géographe and Le Naturaliste. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Slight ageing and foxing of paper, foxing spots on outside eges. A near fine copy. Scarce first edition. 22.9 x 15.5.
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$100

18509
SEXTON, R. T.
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1627-1850 - A Guide for Genealogists & Maritime Historians

Canberra. 1990. Gould & Roebuck. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 3 maps & 3 illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 18. 0947284192
A chronological listing of vessels of the exploring era 1627-1803, the sealing era 1803-1835, and colonial South Australia starting with the arrival of the Africaine.
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$25

70687
SHARP, Andrew
ANCIENT VOYAGERS IN POLYNESIA

Sydney. 1963. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 1 map on double page and 5 figures, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Pacific Area. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips and a small piece missing at top of spine. A near fine copy signed by the author on title-page. 22.4 x 14.4.
Settlement of the islands by the Polynesians: achieved by one-way voyagers, blown off course.
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$50

70245
SHAW, Captain Frank H.
EPIC NAVAL FIGHTS

London. 1955. Werner Laurie. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 10 drawings on full page. Hard cover, title on a faded spine. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing and offsetting on endpapers. Faint water stain at lower corner of 10 last leaves. Good reading copy. 18.5 x 12.5.
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$10

46978
SHELVOCKE, George
A VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD

Amsterdam. 1971. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1726 original. No. 71 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (10), XXXII, (4), 468 PP, plus 4 b/w plates (2 folded) and 1 folded map at back. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 9060720911
A Voyage Round the World by the Way of the Great South Sea, Perform'd in the Years 1719, 20, 21, 22, in the Speedwell of London,...
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$60

34334
SHIPWRECKS
ATLAS OF NEW SOUTH WALES WRECK SITES

Sydney. 1992. Department of Planning. 1st Ed. No pagination, 20 pages printed on recto only with 10 line drawings of Declared Historic Shipwrecks (ship and wreck site), 2 maps and 9 charts. Errata sheet loosely inserted. Illustrated card cover. Fine. Large format: 59.2 x 42.
Atlas featuring 173 shipwrecks which have been reliably located, identified and visited by divers.
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$45

66877
SIMON, Captain F. Derek
Reminiscences of EASTERN & AUSTRALIAN STEAMSHIP Co. Ltd (in Australian Sea Heritage, No. 53)

Sydney. 1998. Australian Sea Heritage / Sydney Maritime Museum. Issue No. 53, Summer 1998, edited by Graeme Andrews. 36 PP with b/w photos. Contains article pages 14 to 19 with 6 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover (T.S.S. Nankin of E&A Line). Fine. 27.7 x 21.
Magazine of the Australia's Maritime Museums - Reminiscences of Eastern & Australian Steamship Co. Ltd, by Captain F. Derek Simon.
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$5

10853
SIMPER, Robert
SAIL - The Surviving Tradition

London. 1984. Conway. 1st Ed. 161 PP with 142 b/w illust. (3 engravings, 139 photos). Fp: Aloft on the Barque Passat. Half-title page: Kruzenstern & Peking. FEP: The wooden kotter Wilhelmina, the steel klipper Aja and the steel tjalk Anna Roosje. REP: On board the barque Marques approaching Harwich. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851773176
The Golden Age of sail - Training under sail... Working sail.
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$10

70666
SKELTON, R. A.
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - After two hundred years

London. 1976. British Library. Reprint of the 1979 original. 32 PP, plus 2 plates in colour and 24 b/w plates with 29 illust. Fp (in colour): Medallion portrait of Captain James Cook. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0714103829
Cook, the man (a commemorative address delivered in July 1968 before the Hakluyt Society).
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$20

13449
SKELTON, R. A. (editor)
CHARTS & VIEWS DRAWN BY COOK AND HIS OFFICERS AND REPRODUCED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS

London. 1955. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., in The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery. VIII PP, plus 58 plates (charts and views in pen-and-ink, with occasional use of wash or watercolour), contained in a folder. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, protecting jacket (sliding). Few foxing spots on the 8 pages of text, inside of the folder. Repaired jacket lightly soiled. Some of the plates with minute creases or closed tears. A nice copy. 39.5 x 26.5
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$300

65470
SOBEL, Dava & ANDREWES, William J. H.
The Illustrated LONGITUDE

London. 1998. Fourth Estate. 1st paperback edition. (VIII), 216 PP with 178 b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: John Harrison, portrait by Thomas King. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 22.8. 1857027140
The "Illustrated" true story of a lone genius who solved the greatest scientific problem of his time.
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$30

51208
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE]. The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 60

Greenwich. 1974. Society for Nautical Research. Volume 60, Nos. 1 to 4. Editors: Professor C. C. Lloyd & Brian H. Dolley. 454 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings... photos), plus 31 b/w plates. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.2.
No. 1: Horatio Nelson and the murderous cooper, by H. L. Cryer... No. 2: Torres or Prado ?, by Brett Hilder... No. 3: The surveys of John McCluer by W. A. Spray. No. 4: Scroll paintings of Chinese junks..., by Osamu Oba (12 plates with 32 illustrations).
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$20

16566
SOPER, Tony
OCEANS OF BIRDS

Newton Abbot. 1989. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 19 maps, 50 bw illust. by Michael Loates and 50 colour photos in text. Half-title page : Laysan Albatross. Illustrated end-papers and title-page. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 19.6. 0715391992
The diversity of sea and coastal birds of the world.
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$20

40787
SPROD, Dan
THE USURPER - Jorgen Jorgenson and his turbulent life in Iceland and Van Diemen's Land 1780-1841

Hobart. 2001. Blubber Head Press. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. XIV, 718 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 colour illustratioons (2 of them maps) and 32 pages with 58 b/w illustrations (3 of them maps). Fp: Portrait of Jorgen Jorgenson. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18.5. 0908528299
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$45

36523
STAMMERS, M. K.
STEAMBOATS

London. 1986. Shire Publications. 1st Ed. No. 167 in Shire Album series. 32 PP with 3 plans & 39 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 085263787X
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$15

70525
STANNARD, Bruce
AUSTRALIA II - THE OFFICIAL RECORD

Sydney. 1984. Joyce Childress Management. 1st edition with a foreword by Alan Bond. 296 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little sunned on front edge, o/wise a near fine copy. 36 x 25. 0959131302
The boat and the team which brought the America's Cup to Australia after the 25th challenge.
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$40

70531
STEPHENS, Don, STEPHENSON, Lynda R. & PREDAINA, Nancy
SHIPS OF MERCY: Bringing Hope and Healing to the World's Forgotten Poor

Lindale, Texas. 2012. Mercy Ships. 2nd edition. VIII, 225 PP with b/w illustrations, including 8 pages of plans "Ship Specifications", plus 8 pages with 19 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 9780986028434
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$15

42240
STERNDALE, Handley Bathurst
MY ADVENTURES AND RESEARCHES IN THE PACIFIC, by a Master Mariner

Canberra. 2001. Mulini Press. 1st edition of some 40 articles published in a serial form by the Australian Town and Country Journal between January 1871 and February 1872. Introduced and edited by Dirk H.R. Spennemann and Jane Downing. XLIV, 327 PP, with 1 map and 15 b/w woodcuts. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.7. 0949910864
Reminiscences ?? Beche-de-mer trade in the Caroline Islands in the 1860s... Year 1871/1872, for the Pacific Island Trading Company limited, on the atoll of Suwarrow, where he was rescued by Bully Hayes... Chapter 6 on Pearl fishing. Chapter 7 on the Beachcombers...
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$85

57703
STEWART, I. G.
THE SHIPS THAT SERVE NEW ZEALAND, Volume 1: British and European Line

Wellington. 1964. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 156 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 17 colour illust. FEP: Routes of vessels engaged in NZ, UK, Europe trade. REP: Mediterranean, North Sea & the Channel. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 24.7 x 19.3.
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$25

48294
STRONG, L. A. G.
FLYING ANGEL - The story of the Missions to Seamen

London. 1956. Methuen & Co. 1st Ed. X, 189 PP, plus 16 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: The Rev. John Ashley, Pioneer Chaplain in the Bristol Channel. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$15

51092
TASMANIA
PHOTOPRINTS - EARLY HOBART (1905-1906), TEACHERS' GUIDE

Hobart. 1975. Tasmania Media Centre, Education Department. 1st Ed. Clear plastic folder with pictorial cover, containing an 8 page booklet (staples removed) and 16 plates. Fine. 33.5 x 28
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$10

31122
TAYLOR, Colin
THE BROTHERS TAYLOR - A Tasmanian Maritime History

Canberra. 1998. Navarine Publishing. 1st Ed., No. 50 in the Roebuck series. VIII, 184 PP with numerous facsimile of newspaper cuttings, 2 maps, 2 plans and 83 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 18. 0958656142
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$35

69770
TAYLOR, Frederick
COVENTRY - Thursday, 14 November 1940

London. 2016. Bloomsbury. 1st paperback edition of the 2015 original. XII, 356 PP with 1 map and 1 plan "Coventry City Centre, 1940", plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 9781408860281
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$10

70288
TAYLOR H. G.
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA

Hobart. 1973. Cat and Fiddle. 1st Ed. (12), 177 PP, plus 9 b/w plates (portraits of explorers ). Fp: The death of Marion du Fresne. Eps: Dutch vessels of Abel Tasman Expedition, at anchor. Blackman Bay, Forestier Peninsula (South East Tasmania). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is rubbed around edges and back, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 18. 0858530120
Abel Jansz. Tasman, Marion du Fresne, Tobias Furneaux, James Cook, William Bligh, John Henry Cox, Bruny D'Entrecasteaux... Nicolas Baudin.
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$40

70587
THINARD, Florence
EXPLORERS' BOTANICAL NOTEBOOK: In the Footsteps of Theophrastus, Marco Polo, Linnaeus, Flinders, Darwin, Speke and Hooker

Richmond Hill, Ontario. 2016. Firefly Books. 1st English edition (1st printing). Translated from the French original "L'herbier des explorateurs" by Barb Collishaw. Foreword by Frédéric Lisak, Christina Harrison and Michel Robert. 175 PP with 68 portraits of the Botanical Explorers, b/w and colour illustrations, including 70 colour plates photographed by Yannick Fourie (61 from Herbarium at Kew and 9 from Herbarium at Montpellier). Pictorial laminated boards. As new. 35 x 22. 9781770857636
... as well as Jussieu, Commerson, La Pérouse, de la Billardière...
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$70

70003
THOMAS, Stephen D.
THE LAST NAVIGATOR

London. 1987. Hutchinson / A Paul Sidey Book. 1st Ed. (12), 308 PP with 1 map on double pages and 18 sketch-maps and drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 colour photos. Title spread: stars. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on half title page and verso of title page, renewed endpapers, sellotape marks on covers, first leaves with insect damage at top of front outside edge. Occasional foxing spots. A good reading / working copy. 23.5 x 16. 0091726131
Part adventure story, part traveller's tale and serious scientific inquiry.
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$5

46102
THOMSON, Warwick
AN INNOCENT ABOARD

Auckland. 2003. Heritage Press. 1st Ed. 142, (1) PP with 1 map and 17 b/w photos. Fp: Map with route of S.S. Waimana in 1950. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 09008708602
First experiences at sea during a 2 and a half month voyage on the S.S. Waimana of Shaw Savill Line Crossing in 1950: Auckland, Sydney, South Africa, Glasgow.
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$25

43202
THORSOE, Soren, SIMONSEN, Peter & FREDERICHSEN, Frederik
THE DANNEBROG FLEET 1883-1993

Rungsted, Denmark. 1993. Dannebrog Rederi AS. 1st Ed., with an historic preface by Ebbe Wedell-Wedellsborg. 208 PP with 1 map, 8 profiles (in colour), 7 plans, 270 b/w photos and 4 colour illustrations. FEP (in colour): Nordborg, 1930. REP (in colour): Brattingsborg, 1970. Pictorial boards. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy.. 27.6 x 24.2. 8798430505
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$45

70223
TOGHILL, Jeff
ALL ABOUT SAILBOATS

Melbourne. 1984. Sun Books. 1st Ed., in the "Jeff Toghill's Sailing School" series. 64 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketch plans and 53 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong. 11.3 x 18.3. 0725104430
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$10

44796
TOGHILL, Jeff
THE BOAT OWNER'S MAINTENANCE MANUAL

Sydney. 1976. Reed. Reprint of the 1970 original. 308 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.5 x 18.7. 0589070576
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$10

70224
TOGHILL, Jeff
PILOTAGE AND COASTAL NAVIGATION

Melbourne. 1984. Sun Books. 1st Ed., in the "Jeff Toghill's Sailing School" series. 63 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, chart extracts and 15 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong. 11.3 x 18.3. 0725104457
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$10

70590
UNDERHILL, Harold A.
MASTING AND RIGGING, The Clipper Ship & Ocean Carrier

Glasgow. 1976. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 7th reprint of the 1946 original. X, (2), 304 PP with 181 figures, 22 tables & 50 plates, plus 1 large folded plate, No. 51: "Belaying Pin layout for full-rigged ship". Fp: Four-masted barque "Port Jackson". Green cloth cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.2.
With authentic plans, working drawings and details of the nineteenth and twentieth century sailing ship.
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$45

70598
UNDERHILL, Harold A.
SAILING SHIP RIGS AND RIGGING, with Authentic Plans of Famous Vessels of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries

Glasgow. 1969. Brown, Son & Ferguson. 2nd reprint of the 1955 edition (original of 1938). X, 128 PP with 32 illustrations, 33 plans & 21 drawings & diagrams. Fp: Two-masted, topsail schooner. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and a little chipped and soiled). Foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. 24.5 x 18.
Identification of types, sail plans & description of each rig.
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$40

18590
VILLAR, Captain Roger
MERCHANT SHIPS AT WAR - The Falklands Experience

London. 1984. Conway / Lloyd's of London Press. 1st Ed. 190 PP, (2 Index) with 132 b/w illust. (plan, paintings, photos...) in text. Fp: The Atlantic Conveyor in her aircraft ferry role. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 25 x 19. 0851772986
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$15

56013
WALKER, Lieut. Frank B., R.A.N.V.R.
TALES OF THE SEA

Sydney. c. 1945. New Century Press. 1st juvenile edition. 45 PP with 21 colour illustrations by B. E. Pike. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed on spine. Ageing and foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.5
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$30

32396
WALSH, Professor R. J. (editor)
SYMPOSIUM ON MARINE SCIENCES

Canberra. 1970. Australian Academy of Science. 1st Ed., reports of the Australian Academy of Science Number 12. 76 PP with figures (drawings, graphs, maps and 1 b/w photo). Card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5.
Ocean floor spreading, by Dr. F.J. Vine. Interaction between Oceans and Atmosphere, by Dr. C.H.B. Priestley...
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$10

45659
WARE, Michael E.
BRITAIN'S LOST WATERWAYS - Volume 1, Inland Navigations

Ashbourne, Derbyshire. 1979. Moorland Publishing. 1st edition, in Historic Waterways Scenes series. No pagination 96 PP with 142 b/w photos. Fp: Little Tunnel, Basingstoke Canal. Pictorial laminated boards. Foot of spine lightly bumped, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 19. 0903485680
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45660
WARE, Michael E.
BRITAIN'S LOST WATERWAYS - Volume 2, Navigations to the Sea

Ashbourne, Derbyshire. 1979. Moorland Publishing. 1st edition, in Historic Waterways Scenes series. No pagination 96 PP with 138 b/w photos. Fp: Barge William of Borseley. Pictorial laminated boards. Light foxing on prelims and outside page edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 19. 0903485699
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70182
THE WATCHMAN
THE DEATH OF KING GEORGE V

Melbourne. 1936. Lord Mayor's "King George V Memorial Fund". 1st edition with a foreword by His Excellency Lord Huntingfield, K.C.M.G., Governor of Victoria. 22, (2) PP with facsimile of the original letter signed by Huntingfield, and 6 of the broadcasts relayed between 21st January and 28th January 1936. Stapled soft wrappers, title on front. Covers with chips and short closed tears, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.
A reprint of a series of wireless broadcasts made from 3LO, Melbourne and relayed through the National Network of the Australian Broadcasting Commission.
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$40

22806
WATSON, Milton H.
FLAGSHIPS OF THE LINE - A Celebration of the World's Three-funnel Liners

Wellingborough. 1988. Patrick Stephens. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 21 head pieces (house-flags) and 180 b/w photos. FEP: Queen Mary departs from New York. REP: Docked in New York in September 1939 were Ile de France, Normandie, Queen Mary, Aquitania and Rex. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 20.8. 0850599318
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59125
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE NAVAL WAR 1943-1945

London. c.1946. Blackie & Son. 1st Ed. 207 PP with 1 diagram and 2 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Magpie. Cloth cover, dj (worn and chipped). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.
Invasion of Italy. ... Battle of the Atlantic. The Navy in the Pacific. ...
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$10

41114
WELLINGTON HARBOUR BOARD
YEAR BOOK OF THE WELLINGTON HARBOUR BOARD, New Zealand

Wellington. 1921. Wellington Harbour Board. Issued December 1921. 80 PP with 1 plan, tables and 38 b/w photos, plus 1 b/w plate with a photograph of the Wellington Harbour Board - 1921, tipped in, 1 folded Aeroplane view of berthage Accommodation Lambton Harbour, 1 folded plan (berthage accommodation) and 4 folded maps (Wellington Country district, Port Nicholson, Pacific Trade Routes, and Polynesian voyages). Rebacked in tan cloth. Note at top of title page and note pasted down on front endpaper. Few pages lightly soiled. 2 of the folded maps with tears. Very good copy. Scarce. 21.7 x 14.
"Information relative to the Port of Wellington, New Zealand : with historical notes on the Discovery and Early Settlement of Wellington Harbour, by Elsdon Best, Ethnologist".
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$35

52334
WESTERMAN, Arthur B., COSTELLO, John C. Jr., FREUNDENREICH, Leo, B et al.
BLUE BOOK OF COASTAL VESSELS SOUTH VIETNAM / THANH-THU' VÊ' TAU THUYÊN CĀN DUYÊN MIÊN NAM VIÊT-NAM

Columbus, USA. 1967. Remote Area Conflict Information Center, Battelle Memorial Institute / Office of the Secretary of Defense & Republic of Vietnam Armed Forces. 1st Ed. XVI, 556 pp with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans, sketches and photos). Cloth cover, illustration on front cover Type C1-T12), title in Vietnamese and English on front cover and spine. Text in English and Vietnamese. Few pages with foxing spots or lightly soiled. Very good. Scarce. Oblong: 22.2 x 28.5.
Pages 1 to 17: Origin / Evolution of South Vietnamese Boats. Pages 19 to 27: Religious / Folklore Influences on S. Vietnamese Boats. Pages 29 to 38: Fish Types and Fishing Areas. Pages 39 to 55: Fishing Techniques and Equipment. Pages 57 to 78: Construction Methods and Materials. Pages 79 to 93: Detection clues for stop and search operation. Pages 95 to 116: Registration / Identification of Vessels and Crew. Pages 117 to 471: Wooden-Hulled Coastal Vessels. Pages 473 to 556: Steel-Hulled Coastal Freighters.
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$200

22498
WHARTON, A. J.
DIESEL ENGINES

London. 1986. Stanford Maritime. 2nd edition of the 1975 original, in the Marine Engineering Series. (4), 108 PP with 83 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 20.8 x 14.6. 540073512
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$30

70579
WHIPPLE, A.B.C.
AMERICA'S CUP - Zero Hour Approaches off Newport for "Dame Pattie" (in Life Australia - 1967)

Melbourne. 1967. Life Australia. Volume 43, No. 6, September 18 .1967. 76 PP. Contains article from P.10 to 21 with 2 pages in colour on "The Course" and 1 colour photo on front cover, 5 colour photos on advertisement page, and 17 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Dame Pattie trains in Newport's fog). Small chip at lower corner of front cover. Very good copy. 33.5 x 26.7.
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63127
WHITE, Richard (editor)
SIGNIFICANT SMALL VESSELS OF 1991

London. 1992. RINA / The Royal Institution of Naval Architects. 1992 edition. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (plans & photos). Pictorial soft cover (Jet Raider III). Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 0903055147
Study of 24 vessels.
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$25

70665
WILLIAMS, David
LINERS IN BATTLEDRESS - Wartime Camouflage and Colour Schemes for Passenger Ships

London. 1989. Conway. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 17 figures & 265 b/w photos. Fp: Europa wearing the dazzle colouring which had been applied for her participation in Operation Sealion. 12 pages inserted by previous owner with 18 b/w illustrations and a 4 page "The dazzle painting of ships" with 2 figures, by Lieut.-Commander Norman Wilkinson. Hard cover, dj. Faint sellotape marks on endpapers. A near fine copy in like dust jacket. 27.6 x 20.5. 0851775179
History of special markings for liners between the Boer War and the Falklands Campaign.
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$45

10579
WILSON, H. H.
CYCLONE COASTS - Australia's North-West Frontier

Adelaide. 1980. Rigby. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 5 charts, plus 20 pages with 35 b/w & 7 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 0727013904
Pearling industry on the Northwest coast of Australia.
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$20

70653
WILSON, Mathew
TAKING TERRAPIN HOME: A Love Affair with a Small Catamaran

Middletown, Ca. 1994. Paradise Cay Publications. 1st Ed. (6), IV, 230 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Name of previous author at top of title page. Near fine. 19.7 x 13.2. 0939837242
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35993
WINSTANLEY, Anthony (Tony) F.
UNDER EIGHT FLAGS - An account of 55 years at sea Volume I: 1937-1947

Victoria, B.C., Canada. 1995. Self-published. 1st Ed. ("The Unexpurgated Version"). Foreword by Scott Leaney (1994) & Foreword by the author (1995). (6), VII, 211 PP with 2 maps, 2 colour illustrations and 31 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): The Mandalay. Title page: the Salween at Rangoon 1950. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note inside front cover dated and signed by the author. Covers a little soiled with a few small creases, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14. 0969992009
Born in London in 1920, the author first went to sea at the age of 16. His first eleven years at sea. Sailing on cargo and passenger ships, even working in New Zealand for the N.Z. State Railway.
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$30

70060
WINSTONE, John L.
THE MARTINGALE CHRONICLES (in 2 Volumes: 1933-1941 / 1942-1953)

Hove, UK. c. 2000. LITC Press. 1st Ed. Part One (1933-41): 265 PP with b/w illustrations. Part Two (1942-53): 278 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.2. 9780954318321/69
Historical novel about life at sea, before the age of modern technology.
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$25

70234
WINTON, John
WE JOINED THE NAVY

London. 1959. Michael Joseph. 2nd impression in April 1959 of the March 1959 original. 254 PP. Hard cover. Spine lightly sunned and worn at head and foot. Ex library copy with stamps and markings on front endpaper. Foxing and offsetting. Good reading copy. 20.5 x 13.5.
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$10

20967
WOOD, Peter [Editor]
THE SEA, A CELEBRATION

Newton Abbot. 1993. David & Charles, and Greenpeace. 1st Ed. 128 PP with colour illust. Title page: Masket butterfly fish in the Red Sea, Egypt. Half title page: Sea Pink, watercolour by Sarah Fox-Davies. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 27.2. 0715300369
A moving collection of images and words by over 90 well known artists, writers, photographers and conservationists, in celebration of the sea, the coastline and marine life.
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$30

20521
WOODMAN, Richard
THE HISTORY OF THE SHIP, The comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day

London. 1997. Conway Maritime Press. 1st Ed. 352 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: the Ariel, 1811. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.5. 085177721X
Ships: their cultural and technical development.
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$25

33946
YEANDLE, P. T.
MATHEMATICS - Questions and Answers

London. 1974. Stanford Maritime. 1st Ed., in the Kandy Marine Engineering series. (8), 136, (1 errata) PP with 74 figures. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 540073377
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$15