38891
ADAMS, Orville
ELEMENTS OF DIESEL ENGINEERING, with Questions and Answers

The Norman W. Henley Publishing Co. New York. 1937. 2nd Ed. XVIII, 478, (16 publications) PP with over 250 engravings (including b/w photos, graphic charts and engine design drawings), printed on superior glossy paper. Fp: A modern streamlined diesel powered railroad train. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. A few faint old watermarks on the inside part of some pages. Bookplate of previous owner on FFEP and signature on inside front cover. A very good plus copy. 23.3 x 16.
An easily understood introductory manual for the student, mechanic, operator and practical engineer...
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$20

64714
ALLAN, Ruth.
THE HISTORY OF PORT NELSON

Whitcombe & Tombs Ltd. Wellington. 1954. 1st Ed. Foreword by A. R. Kingsford, Chairman Nelson Harbour Board. XVI, 154 PP with 1 plan, 1 drawing by P.S. Scaife, plus 24 pages with 6 engravings/paintings, 7 portraits and 26 photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped and with repaired tears and small piece missing on rear, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.
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$45

40107
AMBROSE, A. J. (editor)
JANE'S MERCHANT SHIPPING REVIEW - Second Year of Issue

Jane's Publishing Company. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 176 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0710603029
Shipping and Shipbuilding, an overview. A Maritime Chronology of 1983. Passenger Shipping, 1983... The development of Modern Salvage Vessel, by Captain David Hancox... In South African Waters, by David Hughes... The Grey Funnel Line, by Thomas A. Adams.
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$25

67199
ANNIS, P. G. W.
NAVAL SWORDS, British and American Naval Edged Weapons 1660-1815

Arms and Armour Press. London . 1970. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: Late 17th-century Scallop Shell Hilted Hanger. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired chips, o/wise fine. 22 x 14.
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$35

49852
APPLEYARD, H. S.
THE CONSTANTINE GROUP

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1983. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations (1 funnel, 4 house-flags and 82 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14. 090561724X
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$15

71575
ARBON, A. L.
A HISTORY OF UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF NEW ZEALAND 1875-1971 - Volume 2: The Ships

Ronald H. Parsons. Lobethal, South Australia. 1974. 1st Ed. Vol.2: VII, 135 PP. Typescript monograph, stapled. Stapled card covers worn around edges with a few chips/closed tears and lacking rear card cover. Slight ageing of paper. Name and address of previous owner on title-page, o/wise very good. Oblong: 16.5 x 20.6. 0909418020
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$25

71368
ARMSTRONG, Barrie & SARGENT, John (compilers)
BELLERIVE / KANGAROO BAY: Historic Snapshots - Students Challenge

Bellerive Historical Society. Bellerive, Tasmania. 2013. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Folded flyer "Bellerive Village" loosely inserted. New. 21 x 14.8.
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$20

45023
ASHCRAFT, Tami Oldham & McGEARHART, Susea
RED SKY IN MOURNING - The true story of a woman's courage and survival at sea

Pocket Books / Simon & Schuster. London. 2003. 1st paperback of the 2002 edition by Simon & Schuster (original privately published in 1998). VIII, 232 PP with 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 17.8 x 11. 0743415892
Delivery voyage in 1983, of the yacht Hazana, from Papeete to San Diego, and cyclone Raymond.
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$15

43632
BAILEY, John
THE WHITE DIVERS OF BROOME - The true story of a fatal experiment

Macmillan. Sydney. 2001. 2nd reprint of the 2001 original. XV, 301 PP with 2 maps and a plan of Broome, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 9780732910785
White Australia Policy and Pearl-Shell diving.
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$20

17002
BARNICHON, Gilles & NOIREL, Didier
LES CAR-FERRIES CONSTRUITS EN FRANCE - FRENCH BUILT CAR FERRIES

Editions Michel-Didier Vrac. Le Touvet, France. 1996. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 5 pages of tables with technical data and 65 bw photos in text. Pict. card cover. French and English text. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 24. 2910821056
The design and building of car ferries in France. History of 45 vessels built since the Compiègne in 1958.
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$30

20135
BARRETO, Mascarenhas
THE PORTUGUESE COLUMBUS, Secret Agent of King John II

Macmillan. London. 1992. 1st English edition, translated from the 1988 Portuguese original O Português Cristovao Colombo: Agente Secreto do Rei Dom Joao II. XXII, 572 PP with 6 tables, 19 genealogical trees, and 86 illlust., plus 8 pages with 16 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 09333563158
Columbus: a Portuguese spy in the court of the Spanish monarchs with the mission of putting Spain off the true route to India by misleading them into the Caribbean.
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$25

71338
BARROW, Sir John
THE MUTINY & PIRATICAL SEIZURE OF H.M.S. BOUNTY

Oxford University Press. London. 1951. Reprint of the 1914 edition (original of 1831). No. 195 in The World's Classics series. Introduction by Admiral Sir Cyprian Bridge. XXIV, 376 PP. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing & foxing of paper, offsetting on endpapers. Very good. 15 x 10.
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$20

48133
BARTIMEUS
UNDER SEALED ORDERS. A Naval Adventure

The Children's Press. London. 1958. Reprint. 256 PP, with 4 illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with pieces missing. Foxing throughout, o/wise good. 20 x 14.
HMS Vengeance, Royal Navy and African jungle in the late 19th century
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$10

71329
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE LIFE OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK

Stanford University Press. Stanford. 1998. Paperback reprint of the 1974 US edition. XII, (2), 760 PP with 4 sketch maps, plus 1 folded map and 48 pages with 51 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Pictorial card cover. Light creases to front cover, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 9780804720090
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$65

70973
BEGG, A. Charles & BEGG, Neil C.
DUSKY BAY

Barnes & Noble, Inc. New York. 1969. 1st US edition of the New Zealand revised edition of 1968 (original of 1966). Foreword by the Right Hon. The Viscount Cobham. 240 PP with 19 maps & figures, plus 32 pages with 39 b/w and 31 colour illustrations. Hard cover, vignette on spine with gilt title, dj price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly faded and with small chips. A near fine copy. Scarce. 24.6 x 15.4.
In the steps of Captain Cook.
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$25

34228
BELL, Douglas
SEAMEN OF BRITAIN

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1943. 1st Ed. VII, 8-288 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Admiral Lord Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. War economy paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.
Accounts of British Seamen from the days of Chaucer's Shipman of Dartmouth to the men who boarded the Altmark in 1940.
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$10

21559
BENNETT, Richard & ROSS, Bob
THE 50TH SYDNEY-HOBART OCEAN RACING CLASSIC, Melbourne-Hobart 1994

Richard Bennett. Kingston, Tasmania. 1995. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 1 map, 1 bw & 80 colour photos. Fp: The main fleets start from their two separate lines. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 27.7 x 27.7. 0646241141
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$50

18238
BERCKMAN, Evelyn
CREATORS AND DESTROYERS OF THE ENGLISH NAVY, as related by State Papers Domestic

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, 212 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Eps: Seals. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 241890349
In the 17th Century, the Royal Navy flourished under the guidance of Elizabeth I, Charles I & Charles II, but was neglected under James I & Oliver Cromwell.
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$10

64742
BESSER, Jonathan (composer)
RINGING IN THE WATCHES

New Zealand National Maritime Museum / Te Huiteananui-A-Tangaroa. Auckland. 2005. 1st Ed. Messages by Bob Croker and Larry Robbins. 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations.
Exhibition held: 25 February - 3 April 2005. An exhibition featuring original music and poems inspired by 22 ships' bells from the collection of the Museum of Wellington City & Sea.
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$15

65468
BILLING, John
THE CORNUBIA PADDLE STEAMER and the Common Seal of the City of Gladstone Queensland

Magic Daffodil Studio Press. Port Keats, N.T. 1993. 1st edition limited to 500 copies, hand numbered (No. 100) & signed by author. (8), 32 PP with 5 full-page b/w draw. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 25.2 x 17. 0646153692
This paddle steamer built for the coast of Cornwall, came to Australia & was owned by Ben Boyd. She ended in Aneytum, Southern Vanuatu, owned by Capt. James Paddon, whaler, sandalwood trader and then settler in New Caledonia.
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$100

35235
BIOLETTI, Harry
THE YANKS ARE COMING - The American Invasion of New Zealand 1942-1944

Random House New Zealand. Auckland. 1995. Reprint of the 1989 original. (14), 210 PP with 4 maps and 63 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 1869410343
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$30

66928
BIRD, James
SEAPORT GATEWAYS OF AUSTRALIA

Oxford University Press. London. 1968. 1st Ed. XIV, 253 PP with 53 maps & diagrams, plus 24 pages with 27 b/w photos. Fp: Aerial view of the two first harbours of Australia (Sydney Cove and Botany Bay). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed. Internally near fine. 25.5 x 19.
Study to investigate the development of Australian seaports through which a continent has been opened up and brought into contact with international commerce.
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$25

50304
BLACK, Lesley
MUST I GO DOWN TO THE SEA AGAIN?

Adlard Coles/Fernhurst Books. London. 1985. 1st paperback edition of the 1983 original. 96 PP with 28 drawings by Mike Peyton. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.3 x 13.7. 0229117678
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$5

30614
BLAKE, Clagette
CHARLES ELLIOT R.N. 1801-1875 - A Servant of Britain Overseas

Cleaver-Hume Press. London. 1960. 1st Ed. XV, 130 PP, plus 12 pages with 1 plan, 5 maps and 5 engravings. Fp: Admiral Sir Charles Elliot. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25.7 x 19.5.
Joined the Royal Navy on the Leviathan, in 1814. Protector of Slaves to British Guiana, 1830. Far Eastern trade and Opium war 1833 to 1841. Mission in Texas, in 1842 to oppose the annexation of this state by the USA. Governor of Bermuda, St Helena...
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$20

34946
BOËR, Friedrich
ALL ABOUT A CONTAINER SHIP

Koehlers. Herford, Germany. 1985. 1st English edition, translated from the German original by Geoffrey Penny. 112 PP with b/w illust. (plans and photos), 8 coloured silhouettes of ships and 2 colour photos. FEP: "Columbus Queensland", off New York. REP: Map of the Hamburg Sud liner shipping routes. Hard cover, house flag of Hamburg Sud in blind on front cover, dj (chipped). Signature of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 3782203658
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$45

71424
BRADFORD, Ernle
MEDITERRANEAN, Portrait of a Sea

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1971. 1st printing of the original edition. 574 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 plates with 12 colour photos and 24 pages with 45 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean. Cloth cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Hand written (calligraphy) note in latin, at top of half title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0340128682
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$30

19740
BRETON, Gérard
CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR (1778 - 1846), L'ART AU SERVICE DES SCIENCES NATURELLES

Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1977. Part No. 8, May 1977 of the Annales du Muséum du Havre. 12 PP with 7 b/w illust. Inside front cover: musical score on indigenous songs from Timor Island. Illustrated soft cover (stapled). French and Russian text. Fine. 29.6 x 21
Catalogue produced for the exhibition on C.-A. Lesueur organised by Le Havre and held at Leningrad in June-July 1977.
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$20

71454
BRITISH INDIA
JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED - B. I. News, No. 44

British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. London. 1965. July 1965 edition, No. 44. Edited by D. Gun-Cuninghame. 48 PP with 4 colour photos and b/w illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front cover (Sirdhana and Kampala, in Hughes Dry Dock, Bombay). Near fine. Scarce. 24.7 x 18..5.
Island Story "Pitcairn Island", by Captain G. D. Kelly. Agencies: Gray, Mackenzie & Co. Ltd., Balrain.
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$20

71455
BRITISH INDIA
JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED - B. I. News, No. 46

British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. London. 1966. January 1966 edition, No. 46. Edited by D. Gun-Cuninghame. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front cover (M/V Nowshera in Malta). Rubbed patches at top of front cover. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24.7 x 18..5.
Island Story "Cocos-Keeling Islands", by Captain G. D. Kelly. Agencies: Mackinnon Mackenzie & Co. of Japan Ltd.
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$20

71456
BRITISH INDIA
JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED - B. I. News, No. 58

British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. London. 1969. January 1969 edition, No. 58. Edited by D. Gun-Cuninghame. 48 PP with b/w illustrations zand Fleet List at centrefold. Soft covers with light soiling, pictorial front (M/V Jelunga, River Hoogly, Calcutta). Near fine. Scarce. 24.7 x 18..5.
Early Schoolboy Cruising. "Suhaili" sails on, by Robin Knox-Johnston.
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$20

71457
BRITISH INDIA
JOURNAL OF THE BRITISH INDIA STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED - B. I. News, No. 65

British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. London. 1970. October 1970 edition, No. 65. Edited by J.D. Precious. 48 PP with b/w illustrations and a 4 pages Fleet List at centrefold. Soft covers a little soiled, pictorial front (Launch of Merkara, at Newcastle-upon-Tyne). Near fine. Scarce. 24.7 x 18..5.
M.S. Manora.. BI Cavalcade by W.A. Laxon.
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$20

63420
BRODIE, Peter
COMMERCIAL SHIPPING HANDBOOK

Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1999. 1st Ed., in the Lloyd's Practical Shipping Guides series. XXV, 336 PP with 29 illustrations (charter-party, bill of lading, IMO documents ...). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 1859786960
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$70

49777
BROTHERSON, W. H.
CARGO HANDLING AND THE IMPACT OF UNITISED METHODS OF CONVEYANCE OF CARGO, INCLUDING CONTAINERISATION, ON PORTS OF THE ECAFE REGION

Maritime Services Board of New South Wales. Sydney. 1968. (1), 28 PP (recto only). Fine. 26 x 21.
Paper presented to a Regional Port Seminar conducted by ECAFE (Economic Commission for Asia and the Far East) and held in Singapore 7th to 16th October 1968.
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$15

43875
BROWER, Kenneth
REALMS OF THE SEA

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1991. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Robert D. Ballard. 278 PP with 188 colour illustrations (including artworks, 1 folded map, maps and photos). Title spread: Sea Anemones and tropical fish. Cloth cover, gilt decorated front, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.3 x 24. 0870448552
Contents: Deep Ocean, Polar Seas, Open Ocean, Temperate Seas, Tropical Seas.
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$20

40160
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN

Crawford House. Adelaide. 2000. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Tim Flannery. XX, 512 PP with 1 sketch, 3 maps, 3 plans and 9 charts, plus 28 pages with 22 b/w and 35 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 1863331921
Australian exploration seen through two very different expeditions.
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$35

30035
BROWN, Bruce
GATTY: Prince of Navigators

Libra. Hobart. 1997. 1st Ed. VIII, 275 PP with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.2. 0909619174
Tasmanian-born aviator, nicknamed "the Prince of Navigators" by Charles Lindbergh for inventing the navigational instruments he used. Author of: "The Raft Book" and "Nature is your Guide". Navigation research work with the Army Air Corps during WWII. Opening of Pan Am South Pacific route. The birth of Air Pacific...
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$40

65889
BRUNE, Peter
THOSE RAGGED BLOODY HEROES: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1992. Second impression of the 1992 paperback edition of the 1991 original.. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Honner. XVI, 309 PP with b/w illustrations (6 drawings / cartoons, 12 maps / plans and 59 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 1863732640
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$10

71629
BUCKLEY, K. & KLUGMAN, K.
THE HISTORY OF BURNS PHILP - The Australian Company in the South Pacific

Burns, Philp & Co. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. XVI, 312 PP with 12 tables, 2 maps & 31 b/w photos & fleet list. Eps: Maps of the area served by Burns Philp steamers. Hard cover, dj. A very fine copy. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$70

22798
BURT, R. A.
BRITISH DESTROYERS IN WORLD WAR ONE

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 7 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 121 b/w photos. Title spread: Kempenfelt, Mounsey and Rob Roy, about 1917. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.4. 0853687536
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$10

52446
BURTON, Anthony
THE PAST AFLOAT

André Deutsch / BBC. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 191 PP with 6 figures, 14 colour and 142 b/w photos by Clive Coote. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0233974334
An introduction to Britain's seafaring history. Book accompanying an eight-part BBC television series.
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$15

71613
BUSHELL, T.A.
EIGHT BELLS, Royal Mail Lines War Story 1939-1945

Trade & Travel Publications. London. 1950. 1st Ed. XV, 207 PP with 9 maps, 5 illust. in text plus 44 pages with 50 illust. Pencil drawings by G.A. Campbell. Fp: Colour plate of HMT Andes. Gilt-engraved hard cover and title on spine although gilt is dulled. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Occasional light foxing. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 24.5 x 18.5.
A record of the hazardous runs, achievements and losses of ships and men of the Royal Mail Lines Limited.
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$75

49234
CABBAN, Peter & SALTER, David
BREAKING RANKS

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, (4), 384 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 42 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Newspaper clippings. Inside back cover: transcripts of Enquiry. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 1740513150
The true story behind the HMAS Voyager scandal.
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$15

71269
CAIN, Emily
GHOST SHIPS - Hamilton and Scourge: Historical Treasures from the War of 1812

Fountain Press. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w & colour illust. (documents, drawings, engravings, photos,..). FEP: Line drawing of the schooner Scourge. REP: Line drawings of the schooner Hamilton. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 27.3 x 21. 0863430902
Early schooner days on Lake Ontario. The Anglo-American war of 1812 on the lake. Foundering of Hamilton and Scourge. Discovery of the wrecks in 1975 and their photographic survey in 1982.
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$20

71550
CAIRNS, Lynne & HENDERSON, Graeme
UNFINISHED VOYAGES, Western Australian Shipwrecks 1881-1900

UWAP. Perth. 1995. 1st Ed. 383 PP with b/w illust. in text plus location maps, bibliography & indexes. Eps: The wreck of the City of York off Rottnest Island. Hard cover (fine), near fine dust jacket. Scarce. Oblong: 19 x 25. 1875560246
The long-awaited third book in this series covering all the known shipwrecks along the Western Australian coast in the period 1881-1900.
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$50

44914
CAMPBELL, Heather & HENSHAW, Graham
MESSINA NEWS

Hesperian Press. Perth. 2003. 1st Ed. X, 160 PP with 1 map and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0859053180
From Fremantle (April 2000) to Darwin, Thursday Island and Townsville (February 2001) on a converted crayfishing boat.
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$20

71487
CARTER, Captain Stephen
DOUGLAS HEAD FERRY & THE PORT SODERICK BOATS

Twelveheads Press. Truro. 2003. 1st Ed. 72 PP with b/w illustrations: location map, map of Isle of Man, plan of Douglas Harbour, 1 caricature, 3 ephemera and 51 photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. Note to previous owner dated and signed by the author. Oblong: 19.7 x 21. 9780906294550
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$30

37265
CARTER, John Swain
AMERICAN TRADERS IN EUROPEAN PORTS - The Alexander O. Vietor Collection of Ship Portraits, Charts and Related Material

Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem, Massachusetts. 1982. 1st Ed., limited to 2000 copies. XX, 36 PP with 44 b/w illustrations and 4 colour paintings on full page. Fp: Alexander Orr Vietor. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.9 x 21.5. 0875770681
Including a Guide to European ship portrait artists for the period 1750-1850.
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$25

35523
CASSELLS, Vic
SHIPMATES - Illustrated Tales of the Mascots carried in R.A.N. Ships and Establishments

Author. Paradise Point, Qld. 1998. 1st Ed. (10), 203 PP with cartoons by the author and b/w illust. (drawings, photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0958527806
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$15

42438
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN SAILING NAVY - The Ships and their Development

Bonanza Books. New York. c. 1970. Reprint (H) of the 1949 original published by W. W. Norton. XXII, 558 PP with 155 text figures, plus 16 plates with half-tone reproduction and 64 pages with 32 double-page plans. Fp (in colour): Painting of President & Endymion. Hard cover with cloth spine, decorated front cover, dj a little rubbed. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 19.5.
Full story of the building of the U.S. sailing navy from colonial times to the last all-sail man-of-war, prior to the Civil War.
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$50

35041
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE MERCANTILE MARINE

Little, Brown, and Company. Boston. 1923. 1st US Ed. XII, 254 PP, plus 35 plates with 47 b/w illust. Fp: H.E. India company's ship William Fairlie. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Front cover marked, spine lightly sunned. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 14.5.
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$15

10822
CHILDERS, Colonel Spencer (editor)
A MARINER OF ENGLAND - An Account of the Career of William Richardson from Cabin Boy in the Merchant Service to Warrant Officer in the Royal Navy [1780 to 1819] as told by Himself

Conway / United States Naval Institute. London / Annapolis. 1970. New impression of the 1908 original. XVI, 317 PP. Fp: Basque roads, 12 April 1809. Eps: Fight between Formidable and Caesar. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj (spine sunned). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5. 0870218468
Slave trade, war in the Indian Ocean and the West Indies. Lisbon and the Peninsular War.
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$20

71689
CHRISTOPHER, Peter
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS 1802-1989 - A Data Base

The Society for Underwater Historical Research. Adelaide. 1990. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0958800618
From the Aagot, 10th December 1907 to Zanoni and Zephyr.
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$20

71506
CLARK, Gerry
THE "TOTORORE" VOYAGE - An Antarctic Adventure

Century. London. 1988. 1st UK Ed. (10), 357 PP with text illust. (drawings, head and tail pieces) and 29 maps, plus 24 pages with 74 colour photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean with course of Totorore. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket is protected in a clear plastic sleeve. A fine copy. 23.5 x 15.8. 0712624384
Circumnavigation of the Antarctic Ocean on the Sailing Research Vessel "Totorore", between 1983 and 1986.
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$50

71408
CLUNE, Frank
BOUND FOR BOTANY BAY, Narrative of a Voyage in 1798 Aboard the Death Ship "Hillsborough"

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1964. 1st Ed. XV, 203 PP, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Eps. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with repaired chips and tears. Ex Library copy with a note on half title page, stamps at top of front endpaper, top margin of 2 pages and front outside edge. A very good copy. 24 x 16.5.
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$20

63335
COBHAM, Lieut. Commander A.J.
LEE-OH ! - A Guide to enjoying the sport of Sailing

Underhill (Plymouth) Ltd. Plymouth. 1948. 1st Ed. 52 PP with figures. Soft cover, illustrated font cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.7 x 14.2.
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$15

71576
COCKRILL, Philip
K.N.S.M. The Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (1856-1981), Series Booklet No.26

Philip Cockrill. Berkshire. c. 1980. 1st Ed., booklet No. 26 in this series. 56 PP with b/w illustrations in text. Soft covers lightly soiled, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.5.
A history of KNSM through postal cancellations.
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$35

71573
COCKRILL, Philip
UNITED FRUIT COMPANY, The History, Ships & Cancellations of the Great White Fleet (Series Booklet No.28)

Philip Cockrill. Berkshire. c.1980. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers with light soiling. Near fine. Scarce. 20.8 x 14.5.
A history of the United Fruit Company through postal cancellations.
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$35

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

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

71578
COLEMAN, Lieutenant E.C. R.N.
THE ROYAL NAVY IN LINCOLNSHIRE

Richard Kay. Lincolnshire. 1992. 1st Ed. ix, 82 PP with 78 b/w illust. Fp: Edward Fiennes Clinton - Lord High Admiral. Hard cover, dust jacket. Dedicatory note, signed by the author on title page. A near fine copy. 27 x 18.8. 0902662996
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$30

36255
COLLINS, G. E. P.
EAST MONSOON

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1937. 1st US Ed. 288 PP, plus 2 maps (1 folding) and 62 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: The Mula Mulai off Salayar. Cloth cover, dj (closed tear). Some foxing, spine of cover marked and of dust jacket sunned. Review plate pasted down on front endpaper, review in Daily Press March 28, 1937, by Alexander Crosby Brown pasted down on recto of rear endpaper, o/wise an excellent copy of a scarce title. 20.7 x 14.5.
Voyage by the Mula Mulai a prahu rigged as a pinisi through the South Celebes in the mid-1830's.
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$35

63687
COLMAN, Mike & CROPP, Ben
BEN CROPP: Blood in the Water

Park Street Press. Sydney. 2006. 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner of first leaf clipped, o/wise near fine. 27.6 x 23.2. 1876624671
An autobiography told to Mike Colman: spearfishing, shark hunting, diving on shipwrecks, movie producer ... shipwreck museum of Port Douglas.
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$20

71543
COOPER, Bill and Laurel
BACK DOOR TO BYZANTIUM: To the Black Sea by the Great Rivers of Europe

Sheridan House Inc. Dobbs Ferry, NY. 1986. 1st Ed. (6), 240, (3) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 track chart, 1 plan of Hosanna, 1 profile and 33 drawings. Pictorial stiff covers. Title page with vignette of Hosanna. Fine (mint condition). 21.5 x 14. 9781574090437
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$25

71542
COOPER, Bill and Laurel
WATERSTEPS ROUND EUROPE: From Greece to England by Barge

Sheridan House Inc. Dobbs Ferry, NY. 1986. 1st Ed. XII, 156 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 track chart, 1 plan of Hosanna, 1 profile and 17 drawings. Pictorial stiff covers. Title page with vignette of Hosanna. Fine (mint condition). 21.4 x 14. 9781574090161
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$25

60961
COOPER, F. S.
RACING SAILORMEN

Percival Marshall & Co. London. 1963. 1st Ed. (6), 109 PP with tables and b/w ilustrations (5 maps and 54 photos). Fp: "Veronica" in the Thames Match 1962. Title page: Author and 3 Sailormen in 1961. Eps: 84 Flags of Owners racing barges. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Head of spine of dust jacket missing on 2 cms. Top corner of half title page / frontispiece cut. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a very nice copy. 25.3 x 19.
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$20

34287
COTTEE, Kay
ALL AT SEA ON LAND, and First Lady ten years on

Random House. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. XXVI, (2), 292 PP with 2 maps and 10 drawings, plus 32 pages with 57 b/w and 43 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0091837189
First woman to circumnavigate the globe solo, non-stop and unassisted... Lady... Chairman of the Australian National Maritime Museum.
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$25

58609
COTTIER, Captain Jim
SOREN LARSEN, Homeward Round the Horn - The Voyage of a Colchester Packet

The Bush Press of New Zealand / Seafarer Books. Auckland. 1997. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 3 studies by James Parberry, 3 tail pieces, 4 plans, 50 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908608772
Sydney (5 October 1991), Auckland, Falkland Islands ... Tristan da Cunha, St Helena ... Liverpool (11 August 1992).
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$40

64330
COURTNEY, Nicholas
GALE FORCE 10 - The Life and Legacy of Admiral Beaufort 1774-1857

Review. London. 2002. 1st edition. XII, 340 PP with 2 maps and 10 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 3 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 0747272107
Hydrographer of the Navy for 26 years, who gave the world the Beaufort Scale.
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$10

71636
CREDLAND, Arthur G. & THOMPSON, Michael
THE WILSON LINE OF HULL 1831-1981 - The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Hutton Press. Beverley, East Yorkshire. 1994. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 2 sets of plans, 4 facsimile of sailing schedules, 12 colour illustrations and 104 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise a fine copy. Oblong: 22.5 x 24.5. 1872167586
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$20

62746
CRITCHLEY, Mike
BRITISH WARSHIPS SINCE 1945 - Part 1: Major Ships

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. c.1985. Reprint. Introduction by Admiral Sir Guy Grantham. 104 PP with tables, and 58 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Rodney. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0950632341
Battleships, aircraft carriers, aircraft maintenance ships, cruisers and monitors.
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$10

71480
CURREY, C. H.
THE TRANSPORTATION, ESCAPE AND PARDONING OF MARY BRYANT (née Broad)

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1963. 1st Ed. (6), 62 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small rubs, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14.3.
Prisoner on the hulk "Dunkirk", transported on the "Charlotte" of the First Fleet, escape from Botany Bay on 28th March, 1791, 69 day voyage to Coupang (Timor).
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$20

70721
CUTHBERTSON, Bern
AROUND TASMANIA IN A WHALEBOAT 1986. In the Wake of Captain James Kelly 1815-1816

Author. Hobart. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by K. J. Milbourne. VIII, 80 PP with 1 map and 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light soiling, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.8. 0731687779
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$25

71484
CUYVERS, Luc
SETTING SAIL: Ten Thousand Years of Seafaring Adventure

Tide-mark Press Ltd. Windsor, Connecticut. 2004. 1st North American edition. 174 PP with colour illustrations: 4 maps on double page, paintings and photos. The 4 hour DVD inserted in the rear pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Eps: Mappemonde. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (mint condition). 28.2 x 22. 9781559498791
First blue water sailors: Austronesians & Polynesians. Sons of Sinbad: Arabian ships and seafarers. Dragon at sea: China and Oceanic explorers. ...
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$35

71496
DAMPIER, William
A VOYAGE TO NEW HOLLAND

The Argonaut Press. London. 1939. Edited, with Introduction, Notes and Illustrative Documents, by James A. Williamson. LXXV, 266 PP, plus 2 folded charts and 30 plates of b/w illustratrions (coastal views, fauna, flora). Fp: Portrait of William Dampier (1652-1715). Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). A little light foxing on prelims and around edges, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 15.2.
A voyage to New-Holland, &c. in the year 1699. wherein are described... The course to New-Holland. Shark's Bay, the Isles and coast, &c. of New-Holland.
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$60

71538
DASHEW, Linda & Steve
OFFSHORE CRUISING ENCYCLOPEDIA - II

Beowulf, Inc. Tucson, Arizona. 1997. 1st printing of the 2nd edition of 1997 (original of 1989). 1232 PP with over a thousand b/w illustrations (drawings, sketch plans and photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and outside bottom edge. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0965802817
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$70

71540
DASHEW, Linda & Steve
SURVIVING THE STORM - Coastal & Offshore Tactics

Beowulf, Inc. Tucson, Arizona. 1999. 1st printing of November 1999. 675, (4) PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, maps & weather maps and photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Title handwritten on lower outside edge. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0965802892
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$120

71411
DAVIDOW, Leonard S. (editor)
THE MUTINY OF THE BOUNTY and Other Sea Stories

The Spencer Press. Reading, Pa. 1937. 1st edition in the "Classic Romances of Literature" series, with a foreword by Leonard S. Davidow. X, 309 PP with 2 b/w illustrations: frontispiece and 1 chart showing routes of the Bounty, Bligh, the Mutineers and the Pandora". Fp: The Guard around me had their pieces cocked. Cloth cover, device and title on spine. Ageing and light foxing of paper. Very good. 20.8 x 14.5.
Mutiny of the Bounty, by Guy Murchie, Jr. Other Stories: How Old Wiggins Wore Ship, by Captain Roland T. Coffin / Lost in the Fog, by Noah Brooks / "---Mas has come", by Leonard Kip / The Haunted Ships, by Allan Cunningham / Idylls of the Sea, by Frank T. Bullen.
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$30

56354
DAVIDSON, Rodney
A BOOK COLLECTOR'S NOTES, on items relating to the Discovery of Australia, the First Settlement and the Early Coastal Exploration of the Continent

Cassell Australia Ltd. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. (10), 138 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has minimal light wear (rubs), o/wise near fine. 24.4 x 18. 304939919
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$35

71541
DBA (compiler)
THE BARGE BUYER'S HANDBOOK - A step by step guide to buying a barge

The Dutch Barge Association Ltd. Port Werburg, Kent. 2001. 4th edition. Edited by Adrian Stott. 114 PP with b/w illustrations (6 profile of barges and 25 photos). Stamp of previous owner on title-page. 3 folds flyer loosely inserted. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 20.2 x 14. 0953281914
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$15

71607
DE BOER, Dr. M.G.
THE HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE 1873-1923

The Board of the Holland-America Line. Rotterdam. 1923. 1st English edition. 104 PP with 3 maps, 1 table, 12 graphs, 28 drawings and paintings by G. Van Duffelen, and 37 b/w photos. Small errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: The S.S. Rotterdam in the Port of New York. Soft covers, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Covers have a little light soiling, o/wise a fine copy of a rarely seen item. 31 x 24.
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$80

65469
DEMAI, Michèle
ALASKA DREAM

Editions Glénat. Grenoble 2000. 1st edition in collection Hommes et Océans. 309, (3) PP with 12 maps or plans, plus 24 pages with 51 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Business card of author pasted down on title page. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14. 2723431223
Yacht "Nuage", crossing France to Alaska.
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$35

71444
DERBIDGE, Captain Ralph RAN (Rtd)
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY, Volume 9, No.1, March 2012

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 2012. 1st ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17. 18363350
Contents: Battle of Endau, Malaya (Part 2), Convoys aground on Bougainville Reef, the Armidale Tragedy, ... putting Broughton Islands on the map, 1770-1851...
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$30

21341
DEXTER, Elisha
NARRATIVE OF THE WRECK AND LOSS OF THE WHALING BRIG WILLIAM AND JOSEPH

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. USA. 1988. Reprint of the 2nd Ed. of 1848. 59 PP, 1 colophon with 5 full page illust. and 2 facsimiles of 2nd Ed. title page in text. Illustrated Eps. Hard cover, gilt illust. and title on front cover. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 0877704171
Wrecked in Oct. 1841 during a storm, on her return to Martha's Vineyard, after a successful whaling cruise (200 barrels of sperm oil & 12 barrels of black-fish oil).
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$40

46710
DO, Kiem & KANE, Jane
COUNTERPART, A South Vietnamese Naval Officer's War

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1998. 1st printing. (14), 233, (5) PP, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 1557501815
Ecole Navale in Brest. Fights in South Vietnam against communists ... Exodus after the fall of Saigon in April 1975.
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$20

16716
DODSON, Kenneth
AWAY ALL BOATS

Angus & Robertson. London. 1957. 2nd reprint of the 1955 original. (4), 508 PP. Eps: Map with track of USS Belinda (July 1943-April 1945). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Signature on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
Historical novel set on an attack transport, the U.S.S. Belinda, during the Pacific War.
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$15

31058
DUFFETT, John
MODERN MARINE MAINTENANCE

Motor Boating & Sailing Books. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. XII, 13-256 PP with figures and b/w photos. Decorated boards, dj. (price clipped). Ex-library copy with renewed endpapers, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.4 x 15.8. 0910990158
The Boatman's guide to today's materials and methods for today's pleasure boats.
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$25

41220
DUNN, Laurence
BRITISH TRAMPS, COASTERS AND COLLIERS

Longacre Press. London. 1962. 1st Ed. No. 10 in the Hippo Books series. 128 PP with 62 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. Oblong: 10 x 12.7.
62 ships from "Abbotsford" to "Winga".
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$15

71428
DURHAM, Dick (editor)
AMAZING SAILING STORIES

John Wiley & Sons Ltd. Chichester, UK. 2011. 1st Ed. VII, 264 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 23.5 x 15.7. 9780470978030
60 true adventures from the high seas.
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$25

71509
DURUZ, Rosamund
THE HISTORY OF PORT MACDONNELL

PAP Book Co. Warrnambool, Victoria. 1978. 1st Souvenir edition. (6), 71, (5) PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Stiff cover, pictorial front. Fine (mint condition). 21.8 x 13.8. 0868250929
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$25

71498
EADDY, P.A.
NEATH SWAYING SPARS, The Story of the Trading Scows of New Zealand

Whitcombe & Tombs. Christchurch. 1939. 1st Ed. (XVI), 154 PP with 10 b/w illust. Fp: The scow "Moa". Pictorial boards with shelf wear around edges and bottom of spine. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.
The working craft which served New Zealand in its development.
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$30

17581
EDWARDS, Hugh
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPWRECKS & SEA TRAGEDIES

Mathews / Hutchinson. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. 136 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Wreck finds on the Gilt Dragon. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.7 x 20. 090800110X
Wrecks & events from the earliest Dutch losses to the foundering of the Wahine, the Tasman Bridge disaster and the havoc created by Cyclone Tracy.
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$15

36796
EDWARDS, Hugh
PORT OF PEARLS - A History of Broome

Author. Perth. 1988. 2nd edition of the 1983 original. (8), 199 PP, plus 22 pages with 32 b/w & 17 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 072701885X
Written for the centenary of the City of Broome: pearling, cyclones, the cosmopolitan society.
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$15

71290
ELDRIDGE, F. B.
A HISTORY OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE (From its inception in 1913 to the end of World War II in 1945)

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1949. 1st limited edition to 750 copies. Foreword by Admiral Mountevans. XX, 457 PP with b/w illustrations (2 drawings by Lietenant Commander N.M. Sherlock "Lock" and 14 drawings by Lieutenant Commander G. C. Ingleton, and 2 charts), plus 42 plates with 109 b/w photos. Fp: His Majesty the King. FEP: Map of the coast from Cape Otway to Sydney. REP: Map of Western Port. Blue cloth cover, silver decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine. Bottom of spine is rubbed with light shelf wear on other edges. Front gutter starting and small repaired tear at bottom of half-title page near spine. Dust jacket is rather tatty with parts missing and is protected in a plastic sleeve. Handwritten note on verso of FFEP (details of 2 vessels). Obituary notice of Chris Hole loosely inserted. Light foxing of prelims. Contents near fine. A scarce title. 25 x 19.5.
Covers the birth of the RAN, including parts on Geelong, Jervis Bay, Flinders Naval Depot plus appendices and biographical supplement.
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$125

40340
EVANS, Charles E.
MEMOIRS OF LIEUTENANT-COMMANDER CHARLES E. EVANS Sept. 14, 1858 / May 11, 1944

Author. Cardiff. 1946. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 19 drawings. Fp: Lieutenant-Commander Charles E. Evans. Eps: The Dog Watches. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Fine. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.
Born in 1858, on board the full-rigged ship Rhea Sylvia, off the Chincha Islands... Businessman, shipowner... World War I on the armed yacht Hersilia...
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$30

71255
EVANS, Dr Caroline (editor)
TASMANIA ON THE MAP, Maritime History and Heritage (in Tasmanian Historical Studies - Volume 12, 2007)

Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies / University of Tasmania.. Hobart. 2007. 2007 edition. VI, 121 PP. Stiff cover, illustrated front. Fine. 25 x 17.5
François Péron and the Sea, by Edward Duyker. The First Royal Visit to Tasmania, 1868, by . Cindy McCreery. Shiplover: Harry O'May and the Maritime History of Tasmania, by Stefan Petrov. Aborigines, Eugenics and the Harvard-Adelaide Universities' Anthropological Expedition to Cape Barren Island, January 1939, by Jacqueline D'Arcy.
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$20

71419
EVANS, Kenneth J.
JAPAN: é buggerup pinis - The Final days of World War II in Papua New Guinea

Author. Smithton, Tasmania. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by C.L. Spotswood & A. C. Billett. (8), 9-152 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, facsimile of documents, maps, sketch plans, portraits and photos), plus 4 pages with 16 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 30 x 23.8. 1876913061
Japan é buggerup pinis (in Pidgin - English) = Japan has Surrendered.
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$75

34838
FANSLER BEHRMAN, Cynthia
VICTORIAN MYTHS OF THE SEA

Ohio University Press. Athens, Ohio. 1977. 1st Ed. X, 188 PP. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0821403516
The English Romance with the sea. The English sense of History. The myths of Islandhood... The English Seaman... Heroism and the Myth of Nelson...
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$20

71621
FARQUHAR, I. J.
UNION FLEET 1875-1975

N.Z. Ships & Marine Society. 1976. Wellington. 2nd revised edition of the 1968 original. VIII, 61 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust. by J. E. Hobbs. Pictorial stiff covers, staples. Signed by the author under his name on title page. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 16.5.
A list of ships owned by the Union Steam Ship Company of N.Z. since its inception in 1875 in Dunedin.
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$25

62271
FAWCETT, H. W. & HOOPER, G. W. W.
THE FIGHTING AT JUTLAND

Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1921. September 1921 "abridged edition" of the April 1921 original. XVI, 231 PP with 14 Pen and Ink drawings and 19 maps & diagrams, plus 39 b/w plates (1 map, 1 folded battle plan, 2 plans, 3 Pen and Ink drawings, 4 from Oil Paintings and 28 with 43 photos). Hard cover, gilt device and title on front board and a cloth spine, top edge gilt. Covers worn and rubbed. Spine with top corner missing. Rest of spine is present and could be used for possible rebacking. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing and ageing of paper. Good. 26 x 20.5.
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$30

71559
FILDES, R. D.
THE SHIPS THAT SERVE AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND - VOLUME TWO: Overseas Flag Ships

Searail Prod. Sydney. 1985. 2nd Ed. 144 PP with tables and 46 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 28.5 x 20.
Guide to the overseas flag ships serving Australia and New Zealand.
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$35

42205
FINDEN, William and Edward
VIEWS OF PORTS AND HARBOURS, Watering Places, Fishing Villages, and other Picturesque Objects on the English Coast

EP Publishing Limited. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1838 original Finden's Ports and Harbours of Great Britain. (2), 162 PP, plus 49 b/w plates. Half-title page: Tynemouth Priory and Lighthouse, Northumberland, by G. Balmer. Fp: Brighton, Sussex, by T. Creswick. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 18.2. 085409976X
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$50

71732
FLINDERS, Matthew
MATTHEW FLINDERS PRIVATE JOURNAL - From 17 December 1803 at Isle de France to 10 July 1814 at London

Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2005. Edition limited to 850 copies with an introduction by Anthony J. Brown and Gillian Dooley. Foreword by Witgar Hitchcock. Preface by Paul Brunton. XXXII, (2), 566 PP with 25 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded Plan of London, 11 full size pages with 13 plates in colour and the large folded "General Chart of Australia or Terra Australis" in pocket at back of book. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Matthew Flinders by Toussaint Antoine de Chazal. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, device on blind on front (sextant), gilt title and decorations on spine. A fine copy. 25.3 x 18. 1876154454
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$200

71567
GARDAM, Faye
DISCOVERING DEVONPORT - TASMANIA

Impress Print. 2018. Devonport. Reprint of the 2017 limited edition. (6), 517 PP with b/w and colour illustrations: 7 maps, drawings & prints, paintings and photos. Title page with a colour painting of the "Mersey Heads". Pictorial stiff cover with fold. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780646979540
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$85

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

Millwood Press. Wellington. 1982. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 50 colour paintings (on full page) by J.E. Hobbs. Fp (in colour): S.S. Rotomahana 1879-1925. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28. 0908582412
Pictorial record of the Union Company: steamships, coasters, short sea traders, deep sea passenger liners.
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$50

43964
GARRETT, K. S.
COMBEN LONGSTAFF & CO. LTD.

World Ship Society. Gravesend. 1996. 1st Ed. 164, (12) PP with 41 colour illustrations (funnel markings and house flags), and177 b/w photos. Half title page: House flag (in colour). Fp: Somersetbrook. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Discreet name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.8.
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$40

70972
GAZZARD, Albert Stanley
THE BOUNTY AND AFTER - A Short History of the Descendants of the Mutineers of the "Bounty"

Mrs. D.J. Mitchell. Palmerston North, NZ. 1983. 1st edition limited to 500 copies. (6), 118 with 15 b/w illust. Pictorial card covers a little soiled. Signature of previous owner on front cover, title page and last page. Contents near fine. 21 x 14.8.
Written during the period 1930 to 1943, published by the author's daughter. Norfolk Island, the Bounty, the mutineers and their descendants, the missionaries.
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$25

71486
GEEVES, Bob
FOWLHOUSE TO THE WHEELHOUSE - The Odd Adventures of a Seagoing Sparkie

Knocklofty Press. Hobart. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by Bob Clifford. VIII, 144, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 cartoon, 7 maps and 60 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 9780980548235
Australia wide and world wide deliveries (1986 to 2001) of ferries and wave piercing catamarans.
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$30

71385
GIGGS, Rebecca
FATHOMS: The World in the Whale

Scribe. Melbourne. 2020. 1st paperback edition. (10), 358 PP. Soft covers, illustrated front. New. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781925321388
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$35

64796
GILBERT, Gregory P. & JELLETT, Michelle (editors)
AUSTRALIAN MARITIME ISSUES 2009 - SPC-A Annual

Sea Power Centre - Australia. Canberra. 2010. 1st Ed. Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 32. Foreword by Captain Gordon A. Andrew. XXVI, 313 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawing, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780642297310
36 Papers. Navies today and tomorrow (3) - Navy Values (5) - Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (4) - Expeditionary Operations (6) - Semaphore (15) - Peter Mitchell Essay Competition ((3).
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$45

33923
GILBRETH, Frank B.
OF WHALES AND WOMEN - One Man's View of Nantucket History

Heinemann. London. 1957. 1st Ed. IX, 231 PP with 17 head pieces by Donald McKay. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and a little soiled). Neat signature on FFEP, a little light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.4 x 13.5.
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$20

71279
GILES, W. E., SCARR, Deryck (editor)
A CRUIZE IN A QUEENSLAND LABOUR VESSEL TO THE SOUTH SEAS

ANUP. Canberra. 1968. 1st edition with a foreword by H. E. Maude. No. 1 of the Pacific History series. XIV, 124 PP with 1 map of the New Hebrides, plus 4 pages with 6 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with light wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.2 x 14. 0708102522
A voyage in a labour-recruiting vessel or "blackbirding".
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$45

61986
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIA'S FIGHTING SHIPS: A Century of War and Peace

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral Allan du Toit. 96 PP with tables and over 150 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781921717680
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$20

69850
GLEESON, Max & ELLIOTT, Mae
S.S YONGALA, Dive to the Past

Turton & Armstrong. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. 80 PP (2), with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Map of North Qld. coast. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, dust jacket with small chip at top of spine, o/wise very good. 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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$20

42825
GLIKSMAN, Alain, CHAMIER, John & BARRAULT, Jean-Michel
THE GIANTS OF SAIL 1919-1939, by Beken of Cowes

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1969. 1st US edition of the 1968 French original Les Géants de la Voile. 188 PP with 77 b/w photos (18 on full page, 23 on double page, and 8 on double length centrefold), plus 2 folded colour plates. All photographs by Frank and Keith Beken. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (rubbed). Near fine. Scarce. 29.3 x 22.2.
With the 12-Metres and the America's Cup One Designs and the Metre Boats.
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$100

69184
GORDON, Harry
DIE LIKE THE CARP! - The story of the greatest prison escape ever...

Cassell Australia. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. 240 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Eps: Plans of the P.O.W. camp near Cowra. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 0726932434
5th August 1944: escape of over 1100 Japanese POW from the camp at Cowra.
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$20

71507
GRADY, Don
GUARDS OF THE SEA

Whitcoulls. Christchurch. 1978. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 tables, 6 fig. & a sequence of drawings of a whale chase in text plus 48 pages with 100 illust. (18 in colour). FEP: Map of Cook Strait. REP: Map of Port Underwood. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 24.4 x 15.8. 072330596X
Story of a New Zealand family from Port Underwood, involved in fishing and whaling.
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$50

71589
GREGOR, Hugh
ADVENTURE AT SEA - THE TREASURE SEEKERS

Macmillan. London. 1974. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the "Adventure at Sea" collection. No pagination, 16 PP with b/w illustrations by Brian Roll and Terry Hand, plus 8 pages (stiff) for the pre-cut colour model of the Golden Hind. Inside front cover: Introduction by Peter Ridgway "Lone Atlantic Oarsman". Inside back cover: "How to build the model of Golden Hind.. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21 333171225
Exploring the Unknown - Traders & Settlers ... Discovering a Southern World: Abel Tasman, William Dampier, Cook.
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$20

20720
GROVE, Eric & THOMPSON, Graham
BATTLE FOR THE FIORDS, NATO's Forward Maritime Strategy in Action

Ian Allan. London. 1991. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables, 2 organigrams, 13 maps and plans, and 154 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 17.5. 0711019223
Exercise Teamwork, September 1988, in the Norwegian Sea. Reasons, strategy, and lessons gained by NATO forces.
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$15

71438
HARDIE, Jenny
NOR'WESTERS OF THE PILBARA BREED

Shire of Port Hedland. Port Headland. 1981. 1st Ed. XVI, 264 PP with 12 maps, plus 136 pages with 264 b/w photos. Title spread: Condon, in 1897. FEP: Sergeant Smith and party after arrest of Aborigines, 1899. REP: Front verandah of the Pier Hotel, Port Hedland, 1930. Cloth cover, gilt title and crest on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0959415505
Story of the brave ancestors who pioneered the outback Pilbara in Western Australia.
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$45

40720
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume I: September 1939 - December 1941

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1946. 1st Ed. VI, 7-350 PP with 2 maps, organigrams, tables and 78 profiles of ships, plus 1 folded table and 20 b/w plates with 33 photos. Fp: Command of the seas. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Calendar of Naval War (pages 9 to 33). Losses of principal warships (pages 279 to 305). Losses of Merchant shipping (pages 308 to 321)...
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$25

40721
HARDY, A. C.
EVERYMAN'S HISTORY OF THE SEA WAR - Volume II: December 1941 - September 1943

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1949. 1st Ed. XXXII, 271 PP with organigrams and tables, plus 20 b/w plates with 37 photos. Fp: The Dawn Patrol. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Calendar of Naval War (pages XI to XXXI). Losses of principal warships (pages 251to 271).
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$25

37581
HARKER, Jack
THE ROCKIES - New Zealand minesweepers at war

Silver Owl Press. Wellington. 2000. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 cartoons, 4 sketches and 50 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.8. 0959797998
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$30

18266
HARRIS, Robert B.
RACING AND CRUISING TRIMARANS

Nautical Publishing Co. Lymington, UK. 1971. 1st Ed. 216 PP with b/w illustrations (figures & photos). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.8 x 18.5. 0245506160
Leading designs as well as performance & handling characteristics of trimarans.
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$15

71624
HARVEY, Derek
BRITISH MOTOR YACHTS

Robert Ross & Co., Ltd. 1950. London. 1st edition, in the Ross Yachting Books series. 72 PP with 625 b/w illustrations: 12 plans, 17 profiles of standard Motor Cruisers, photos of boats and their interiors. Fp: Motor Yacht "Shemara". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tears and in a protective sleeve. Slight ageing of paper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Small format: Oblong: 11 x 14.2.
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$20

56229
HASTINGS, Max
NEMESIS: The Battle for Japan, 1944-45

HarperCollins. London. 2007. 3rd printing. XXVII, 674 PP with 10 maps, plus 32 pages with 76 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780007219827
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$40

58481
HENDERSON, Graeme
THE ROWLEY SHOALS SHIPWRECK SITE: A Progress Report

Dept Maritime Archaeology, W. A. Maritime Museum. Fremantle. c. 1983. Report. (3), 21, (4) PP typescript (recto only) with 1 figure (No. 19), plus 25 pages for 1 sketch location map and over 18 figures. Stapled card covers in a plastic binder. Very good. 29.8 x 21.
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$15

18262
HENDERSON, Richard
THE RACING-CRUISER

Reilly & Lee Books. Chicago. 1970. 2nd Printing. (10), 213 PP 117 figures (plans & sketch plans) by the author. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing outside edges, o/wise very good. 29 x 22. 713612630
Selecting, equipping, tuning and racing the cruising sailboat plus sailing techniques.
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$20

50773
HICKLING, Vice Admiral Harold
POSTSCRIPT TO VOYAGER - The Melbourne - Voyager Collision. A Sequel to One Minute of Time

Reed. Wellington. 1969. 1st Ed. 192 PP. Eps: Interpretation of events with map reconstructing the collision. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 22.3 x 14.5. 0589004042
Recapitulation of the first enquiry. The second enquiry.
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$15

71485
HMSO
HANDLING SHIPS - B.R. 2092

Navigation and Direction Department / Admiralty. London. 1954. Restricted edition. VI, 166 PP with 1 chart, 2 diagrams, over 7 tables & curves and over 70 figures. Plus 3 plates with b/w photos (figures 8, 37 & 38) and 2 folded plates (figures 9, 19, 20, 21a & 21b). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Addendum B.R. 2092 (1958): soft cover and 16 PP with 9 figures, plus large folded plate for 2 figures (71 & 76), pasted down inside back cover. Stamp in blind of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce item. 24.5 x 15.5.
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$75

53388
H.M.S.O.
RADIO ENGINEERING TRADE GROUP (Mechanics) - Part I: Basic Electricity

HMSO / Air Ministry. London. 1963. 1st Ed. Standard Technical Training Notes, Air Ministry, AP 3372. IV, 197, V-IX PP with over 290 figures. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers lightly marked. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.7 x 18.7.
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$10

71277
H.M.S.O.
ROYAL NAVAL HANDBOOK OF PARADE AND RIFLE DRILL - B.R. 1834

HMSO / Admiralty (Gunnery and Anti-Aircraft Warfare Division). London. 1949. 1st Ed. XX, 176 PP with over 74 figures. Hard cover. Covers a little soiled with light shelf wear, contents near fine. 24.5 x 16.
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$25

71405
HOGAN, T. M. & GYE, Hal
THE TIGHT LITTLE ISLAND: A Trip Through Tasmania

J. Walch & Sons Ltd. Hobart. c. 1914. 1st Ed. 70 PP with 4 adverts, 7 endpieces and 24 b/w illustrations by Hal Gye. Soft covers, illustrated front. Short tear at lower part of front hinge. Foxing spots on outside page edges. Lacks the half-title page, o/wise a very good copy. 18 x 12.
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$20

16280
HOLLANDER, Neil & MERTES, Harald
THE LAST SAILORS, The Final Days of Working Sail

Angus & Robertson. London. 1984. 1st UK Ed. XIV, 142 PP with charts & b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 30 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 19.5. 0207150001
The vanishing breed of sailors & craft, harnessing wind & sea to gain their livelihood. The Nile, Chilean Coast, Brazil, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia...
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$15

51614
HOLMES, Sir George C. V.
ANCIENT AND MODERN SHIPS. Part I: Wooden Sailing Ships

HMSO / Wyman and Sons. London. 1907. 1st Ed., in the Victoria and Albert Museum Science Handbook series. XVI, 168 PP with 74 b/w illustrations. Rebacked copy. Cloth cover. Some pages reinforced at fold. Foxing, pencil notes. Name of previous owners. Good reading copy. 21.8 x 14.5.
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$25

64089
HOOKER, John
KOREA - The Forgotten War

Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Sydney. 1988. 1st edition in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w photos and colour illustrations (5 maps, artworks and 7 paintings). Eps: Commemorative Medal. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0949118397
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$15

69214
HORNER, Frank
LOOKING FOR LA PEROUSE, D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. No. 7 in the Second Miegunyah Press series. XIV, 318, (2) PP with 4 pages ship plans, and 11 maps, plus 12 pages with 10 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Copy dated and signed by the author on half title page. Near fine. 24.3 x 16. 0522844510
The valuable discoveries made by the D'Entrecasteaux expedition while searching for the French explorer whose fate was unknown after sailing from Botany Bay in 1788. Explorations on the West and South Coast of Australia, in Tasmania, the coast of New Caledonia and in the Solomons and New Guinea.
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$90

38298
HOWARD, Grant
THE NAVY IN NEW ZEALAND, An Illustrated History

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1981. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with b/w illust. (maps, paintings, photos, ...). Title-page: Cruiser Royalist. Hard cover, dj (partly faded). Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 19. 0589013556
Two hundred years of navy in New Zealand (Royal Navy, then Royal New Zealand Navy), in war and peace.
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$20

16891
HOWARTH, Stephen
TO SHINING SEA, A History of the United States Navy 1775-1991

Random House. New York. 1991. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 620 PP with 12 maps in text plus 32 pages with 49 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0394576624
From the War of Independence to the Gulf War of 1990/91. An extensive work.
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$15

44764
HUFF, W. G.
THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF SINGAPORE - Trade and Development in the Twentieth Century

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1997. 1st paperback edition of the 1994 original. XXII, 472 PP with 12 figures (graphs & maps) and 97 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0521629446
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$45

71585
Hydrographic / Topographic Center
SAILING DIRECTIONS (Planning Guide) - SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN - PUB 122

Defence Mapping Agency Hydrographic/Topographic Center. Bethesda, Md. 1982. First edition., SD 122. XXII, 293 PP with tables, information charts & chartlets and 14 pages of colour illustrations on existing "Buoyage System". Plus 1 large folded chart of the Pacific Ocean, and in appendix, an Atlas with 182 folded plates: Surface Winds, Surface Air Temperatures, Temperatures Extremes and T-H Index, Sea Surface Temperatures ... Precipitations, Visibility ... Prevailing Surface Current, Major Oceanic Currents, Tides. Rivetted papered boards a little soiled, o/wise very good. 26.5 x 20.
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$60

43994
HYTHE, Viscount (editor)
THE NAVAL ANNUAL 1913

Arco Publishing. New York. 1970. Reprint of the 1913 original. Library edition. (4), VIII, 520 PP with tables & b/w illustrations, plus 1 diagram and 9 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.4 x 16. 668022671
The state of various navies prior to WWI. British and foreign navies. Personnel of the German Navy... The Turco-Italian war. The Dominion and Imperial defence.
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$25

71381
ILLINGWORTH, Capt. (E.) J. H.
OFFSHORE - A Complete Introduction to Ocean Racing, and Cruising, Modern Yacht Handling and Equipment

Robert Ross & Co. Ltd. Southampton. 1950. 2nd edition in May 1950 of the July 1949 original. 263, (1 publications) PP with 77 b/w diagrams, plus 16 plates with 21 b/w photos and the frontispiece. Fp (in colour) : Ocean Racing. Illustrated endpapers with maps of the 3 races: Sydney/Hobart, CCA Bermuda Race, Principal RORC courses. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and title on spine, top edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few tears and chips (now laminated). Faint foxing. Small signature of previous owner on FFEP. Contents near fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 22.5.
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$45

64621
ISDALE, Robert
THE P.S. HETHERINGTON - Brisbane's Last Steam-Driven Paddle Wheel Vehicular Ferry

Author. Brisbane. 1990. 1st Ed. (1 foreword), 49 PP (typescript) with b/w illustrations (12 pages with copied newspaper clippings and newspaper photographs, and 18 b/w photos). Soft cover, front cover with title and colour illustration with clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Foreword page with manuscript letter to previous owner dated 28th June 1990 and signed by the author, as well as the handwritten ISBN. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646000462
1913 to 1921: Charlotte Street, City to Bright Street, Kangaroo Point. 1925 to 1953: Oxford Street, Bulimba to Commercial Road, Teneriffe.
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$40

38751
IVRY, Benjamin
REGATTA - A Celebration of Rowing

Simon & Schuster. London. 1988. 1st Ed., introduction by Stephen Kiesling. 159 PP with 16 b/w photos and 100 colour illustrations (3 paintings and 97 photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.8 x 25.8. 0671699369
Sculling, Coaching... Racing. Boathouses, Equipment...
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$15

57460
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume II: The voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816

Hakluyt Society. London. 2008. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 20. XXXVII, 308 PP with 3 maps and 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: Flensing a whale. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180923
... with an Appendix "Scoresby's Navigation", by George Huxtable.
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$70

57535
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume III: The voyages of 1817, 1818 and 1820

Hakluyt Society. London. 2009. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 21. XLII, 245 PP with 3 maps and 10 b/w illustrations. Fp: Model of the "Baffin". Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180954
... with an Appendix "The Building of Arctic Whalers", by Fred M. George Walker.
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$70

51793
JAGGARD, Ed (editor)
BETWEEN THE FLAGS. One Hundred Summers of Australian Surf Lifesaving.

UNSW Press. Sydney. 2006. 1st soft cover edition. Foreword by Ron Rankin, and a preface by Sir William Deane. XVIII, 262 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: 152 caps (in colour) from Agnes Water, Qld to Mentone, Vic. Inside rear cover: 152 caps (in colour) from Merewether, NSW, to Yeppoon, Qld. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21. 0868408972
2007: Year of the Surf Lifesaver.
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$40

64688
JANE, Fred T. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1906/7

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot, UK. 1970. 1st reprint of the 1906/7 edition. (2), iv, 455, (24) PP with b/w illust. (photographs,maps and plans, profiles and silhouettes, flags & uniforms). Fp: A Channel Fleet speed race. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Upper edge of covers with a little speckling. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715347152
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$45

71519
JEAN, John
JERSEY SAILING SHIPS

Phillimore. Chichester. 1982. 1st Ed. XIV, 178 PP plus 4 pages with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Types of sailing ship. Hard cover with dust jacket. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0850334640
List of 2000 Jersey ships dating from 1537 to the early 1900's with details of the ships, the captains and their families.
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$25

45054
JEANES, Dave
Dave Jeanes' MARINE ELECTRONICS MANUAL - The Complete Guide to Electrics and Electronics in Your Boat

Oceanspan Books. Banora Point, NSW. 1996. 3rd edition. (4), 284 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, clear plastic, spiral bound. Fine. 21 x 15. 064629489X
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$20

42621
JENNINGS, Eric
CARGOES - A Centenary Story of the Far Eastern Freight Conference

Meridian Communications (South-East Asia) Pte Ltd. Singapore. 1980. 1st Ed. 76 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Decorated endpapers. Decorated laminated boards, dj (closed tears). Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 27.4 x 27.4.
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$40

46212
JOHNSON, Gene
SHIP MODEL BUILDING

Cornell Maritime Press. Centreville, Maryland. 1981. 7th printing of the 3rd edition of 1961, a revised and enlarged edition of the 1943 original. XIV, 301 PP with 19 tail-pieces, 157 full-page plates of drawings & 16 photos, plus 2 large folded plates with 4 plans. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0870331019
Clear instructions, practical suggestions, well illustrated with large plans for ship model enthusiasts.
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$20

53625
JOLLY, Dick
WRECK, RESCUE AND SALVAGE

Whittles Publishing. Dunbeath, Scotland. 2007. Reprint of the 2006 original. VI, 154 PP with 32 b/w illustrations (1 document, 13 headpieces and 18 photos) and 27 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 190444542X
Reminiscences of deep-sea tug and commercial salvage.
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$45

70976
JONES, A. G. E. & CHATWIN Dale
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1859 - Volume 3

Navarine Publishing / Roebuck Society. Hobart. 2013. Limited edition of 100 hand numbered copies, this copy no.91. Publication No. 53 of the Roebuck Society expanded and edited by Dale Chatwin. 165 PP with 2 graphs, tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 map, facsimile of documents and 3 whaling scenes). Card covers, illustrated front. Signed by Dale Chatwin on title page. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366018
British Southern Whale Fishery... Whaling trade.
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$35

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

The Bergen Line, Oslo. 1953. 369 PP on superior coated paper with b/w illustrations throughout and drawings by Kjell Stormoen including headpieces and tailpieces. Decorated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt company badge on front, gilt title and badge on spine (dulled). A near fine copy. Scarce. 26 x 18.
History of Norway before 1850, The Foundation of the Bergen Line, coastal trunk lines, coastal express service, tourist travel in Norway, the Bergen-Newcastle line, company expansion, the war and hardships, new expansion after WWI, the Depression, the Bergen Line during the German occupation, post war prosperity.
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$60

71651
KEIR, David
THE BOWRING STORY

The Bodley Head. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 448 PP, plus 1 folded diagram and 10 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the Eastern Seaboard of Canada & the U.S.A. including Newfoundland. Cloth cover with light wear, price-clipped dust jacket with a few pieces missing and protected in a plastic sleeve. A near fine copy. 22.4 x 15.
150 years of Canadian seafaring and shipping enterprise.
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$40

71406
KELSALL, E.M. 'Mick'
A RIVERMAN'S STORY

Lothian. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed. VI, 266 PP plus 8 pages with 11 b/w photos. FEP: Map of Murray River upstream of Echuca. REP: Map of the Murray River, downstream of Tocumwal. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850912474
The life and recollections of Mick Kelsall on the Murray River: barges, timber getters, fruit picking, ...
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$25

71471
KEMP, Peter & ORMOND, Richard
THE GREAT AGE OF SAIL - Maritime Art and Photography

Phaidon. Oxford. 1986. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 136 b/w illustrations, plus 64 pages with 65 colour plates. Fp: The Hindostan (a fleet of Indiamen at sea). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Small rubbed patch on gutter of front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 29 x 24.4. 0714824232
A history of the sailing ship illustrated by art and photography from the Picture Collections of the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.
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$40

52984
KNAUER, Kelly, CARR, Bruce Christopher (editors)
V-J DAY: America's World War II Triumph in the Pacific

Time Books. New York. 2005. 1st Ed. VI, 122 PP with 10 colour illustrations, 1 artwork of a U.S. Balao Class submarine, 1 photo of the Trinity Test in 1945, 3 front covers of Time magazine, 5 maps and hundreds of b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.5.
Victory over Japan: 60th anniversary tribute.
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$20

71436
KOHLER, Peter C.
SEA SAFARI, British India S.N.Co. African Ships & Services

P.M. Heaton Publishing. Gwent, U.K. 1995. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1 map, & 102 b/w illustrations. Fp: R.M.S Kenyain, Kilindini harbour, Mombasa. FEP: BI postcard depicting Matiana and Dwarka in the Old Harbour, Mombasa. REP: Uganda sailing from Durban. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Near fine. 21.6 x 15.2. 1872006051
History of the British India Steam Navigation Co. Ltd., and her services to East and South African ports.
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$35

52547
KOHN, Roger
PALM LINE: The Coming of Age 1949-1970

Palm Line Ltd. 1970. London. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map & fleet list in text, plus 12 pages with 2 colour photos & 11 b/w photos. Eps: Dutch marine charts of the Coasts of Guinea - 1675, by Frederick de Witt. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Fine. 22 x 14.4.
From United Africa Company to Palm Line, servicing the ports of the coast of the Guinea Gulf.
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$45

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

Dreyers Forlag A/S. Oslo. 1990. 1st English edition, translated from the Norwegian original by Jean Aase. Introduction by Thor Heyerdahl. 398, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos, plans...). Fp: Dutch Chart of 1630. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 27.7 x 23.7. 82091059763
From the Stone Age through the Middle Ages, The 16th Century through to the 20th Century, Norwegian Shipping in the 1990's. A most comprehensive volume.
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$100

41363
KONSTAM, Angus
THE HISTORY OF PIRATES

The Lyons Press / Mariners' Museum, Virginia. 1999. 1st Ed., with an introduction by David Cordingly. 192 PP with location maps, maps and b/w or colour illustrations. Half title page: Jolly Roger. Title spread: Battle between the pirate ship Royal Fortune and HMS Swallow. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23. 1558219692
A full-colour chronicle of thievery, murder, and torture on the high seas.
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$20

31881
KUNTZE, Korvettenkapitan Paul H.
VOLK UND SEEFAHRT

Georg Dollheimer. Leipzig. 1939. 1st Ed. 364, (4 adv.) PP with 335 drawings, plus 62 plates with 178 b/w Illust (paintings and photos). Fp: Der Führer on bord "Deutschland" in Memel. FEP: Map Deutsche Kreuzerfahrten im Weltkriege. REP: Map Die Grofzen Entdeckungsfahrten. Cloth cover, decorated front. Near fine. German text in Gothic script. 24 x 16.5.
History of Germany, the German People, and the Sea, up to the start of World War II.
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$15

38177
LAMB, John
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON THE MARINE DIESEL ENGINE

Charles Griffin. London. 1957. 2nd Impression of the 6th edition (original of 1921). VII, 432 PP, plus 16 pages of period advertisements. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Binding tight. Very good. 21 x 14.5.
Matter and heat. Work and efficiency... Vibration in diesel engines.
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$25

16774
LANGMAID, Capt. Kenneth
CLEAR FOR ACTION! The Royal Navy in Defence and in Attack

Jarrolds. London. 1970. 1st Ed. XVI, 176 PP plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0091038405
Record of the sequence of foreign invasions which led to the establishment & growth of British naval strength; to control, eliminate them and counter attack!
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$10

18575
LAUER-LEONARDI, Boris
SOUNDINGS, Essays on the Sea and the Men who follow her

Poseidon Publishing Co. New York. 1966. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 figures & 65 bw illust. by Allen Beechel accompanying 65 short essays. Title page, & half title page: Lead line for soundings. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Front cover of dust jacket nicked and soiled, o/wise very good. 31 x 23.
The author was Editor of The Rudder magazine for over two decades. Attractive illustrations and sketches.
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$15

50462
LAWSON, Will
PADDLE-WHEELS AWAY

Thwaites. Sydney. 1947. 1st Ed. 238 PP. Papered boards, dj. Dust jacket sith a few nick. Slight ageing of paper. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.5.
The river steamers of the Murray & Darling in the 1890's, making their home ports at Goolwa at the mouth of the Murrary & Echuca at the Top End, 1400 miles up-river.
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$30

64307
LAWSON, Will
STEAM IN THE SOUTHERN PACIFIC

Gordon & Gotch. Wellington. 1909. 1st Ed. 150 PP, plus 36 plates with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir James Mills, L.C.M.G. Cloth cover, illustrated front. Covers marked, spine rubbed and sunned. Light browning on outside edges. Occasional foxing. Signature of previous owner on verso of title page. Very good. 19.2 x 12.5.
The Story of Merchant steam navigation in the Australasian coastal and intercolonial trades and on the ocean lines of the Southern Pacific.
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$50

21445
LE FLEMING, H. M.
COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS

Ian Allan. London. 1960. 4th yearly edition, in the ABC series. 64 PP with 2 pages advert., tables, and 56 bw photos. Title page: M.V. Torfinn Jarl, Det. Nordenfjelske D/S A/S. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 15.6 x 10.4.
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$15

38040
LEIGH-BENNETT, E. P.
HISTORY OF A HOUSE FLAG

Wm. Ruys & Zonen. Rotterdam. 1939. 1st Ed. 42 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 colour and 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Willem Ruys. Verso of frontispiece: House flags: WR of 1839, and RL of 1883. Cloth cover, title on gilt vignette on front cover. Bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. Scarce. 22.7 x 15
Centenary publication of "Rotterdam Lloyd", commemorating the sailing in October 1839 of the coppered bark Cornelis Wernard Eduard from Rotterdam to Java.
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$60

69929
LEINBURGER, Ralf
FIGHTER

Parragon. Bath, UK. 2011. 1st English edition, translated from the German original By Richard Elliot and Penny Hewson. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (sketches, plans, photos). Stiff covers with flaps, pictorial front. Fine (mint condition). 20 x 16.5. 9781445424347
Fighter / Technology - Facts - History.
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$15

71459
LENNOX, John & WADSLEY, John
BARRACK HILL - A History of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011

Authors. Hobart. 2011. 1st Ed. Forewords by Peter Underwood, Governor of Tasmania and D.J. Hurley, Chief of the Defence Force. XVII, 238 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Hobart Town, circa 1879. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 22.7 x 28.2. 9780642297464
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$90

71399
LEWIS-JONES, Huw
THE SEA JOURNAL - Seafarers' Sketchbooks

Thames & Hudson. London. 2019. 1st Ed. Foreword by Don Walsh. 304 PP with over 450 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial hard covers, cloth spine. Fine. Oblong. 19.5 x 27.5., 9780500021279
61 sketchbooks: George Anson to Willial Willie.
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$70

39117
LINDSTROM, Lamont & WHITE, Geoffrey M.
ISLAND ENCOUNTERS - Black and White Memories of the Pacific War

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1990. 1st Ed. XII, 194 PP with 2 maps and over 175 b/w photos. Fp: A Woleaian Islander, U.S. Marine Corps Major and a Japanese officer. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.4 x 22. 0874744571
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$20

31107
LIPSCOMB, James
CUTTING LOOSE

Angus & Robertson. London. 1975. 1st UK Ed. 304 PP with 3 pages of line drawings and 16 pages with 40 colour photos. Title spread: The Four Winds under sail. Eps: Track of the Four Winds from San Pedro, California to Singapore. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0207956472
Voyage of five young men in the South Pacific in 1971.
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$20

71582
LODGE, Sir Oliver, APPLETON, EV., AVERY, A.H. FOURNIER d'ALBE, E.E. ... et al
HARMWORTH'S WIRELESS ENCYCLOPEDIA (3 Volumes)

The Fleetway House. London. N.D. circa 1923-1924. 1st edition. Volume I: P. 1 - 736 covering A-DRA, Volume II: P.737 - 1504 covering DRI-OSC, Volume III: P.1505 - 2272, covering OSC-ZIR. Illustrations in b/w throughout all three volumes together with folded plates and Classified Index at rear of Volume III. Printed on superior quality paper. Original blue cloth covers, title in blind on front covers, gilt titles on spines. Minimal foxing of prelims with a few spots on covers which have only the lightest of shelf wear (rubbing at extremities of spines). This is a near fine set of a quite scarce item. More images available upon request. Each volume : 24.5 x 16.5.
Written for Amateurs and Experimenters by Experts in all branches of Wireless Science, and containing upwards of 5,000 Illustrations.
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$1200

71286
LONDON, Jack
THE CRUISE OF THE SNARK

The Macmillan Company. New York. 1928. February 1928 re-issue of the 1911 US edition. XIV, 340 PP with 119 b/w photos. Cloth covers with light soiling/shelf wear, title on front cover and gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Tiny piece clipped on bottom corner of 2 pages but without any loss of text. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 20 x 14.
Chapter VI: "A Royal Sport" (Surfing). Chapter XIII: the Stone-fishing of Bora Bora.
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$75

71546
LONEY, Jack
THE MAHOGANY SHIP

Marine History Publications. Geelong. 2009. 7th edition. 24 PP with 1 map, 2 sketch maps (one at centrefold) and 8 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0909244030
The wreck of a derelict wooden vessel observed near Warrnambool: Portuguese or Spanish vessel??
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$15

71631
LONG, Anne and Russell
A SHIPPING VENTURE, Turnbull Scott and Company, 1872-1972

Hutchinson, Benham, London. 1974. 1st Ed. XIX, including a folded family tree, 326 PP plus 7 colour plates and colour Frontispiece: Whitby from the sea (detail), by Richard Weatherill, plus 80 b/w plates. Endpapers with vessels in profile by Laurence Dunn. Part I: Whitby, Part II: London. Extensive Appendices including sailing vessels owned/partly owned/managed by the Turnbull family, steamships built and managed, ...followed by a 32 page Index. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front and spine and the company badge on front cover. No marks or signatures and a near fine copy of a scarce title. 24 x 16.
Most comprehensive history of all the ships built and managed by the Turnbulls. It also reflects the changes in shippping over the last 150 years which has been quite radical.
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$70

32257
LONGHURST, Henry
ADVENTURE IN OIL - The Story of British Petroleum

Sidgwick and Jackson. London. 1959. 1st Ed., with a foreword by the Rt. Hon. Sir Winston Churchill. 286 PP, plus 50 pages with 89 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the Middle East and of the Anglo Iranian interests. REP: Map of the world with the main activities of British Petroleum. Cloth cover, dj Dust jacket has a few small repaired chips and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 24 x 16.
Chapter 4: Oil for the Navy. Chapter 11: Tankers under fire. Chapter 17: Delivering the goods.
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$20

71431
LONGSTAFF, Malcolm
KEEPING WATCH, A History of the Navy League of Australia 1895-2015

The Navy League of Australia. Sydney. 2016. 1st Ed. 278 PP, (2), with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS Anzac). Dedicatory note on title page, signed by the author. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 9780646925417
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$60

30350
LORD, Walter
THE MIRACLE OF DUNKIRK

Allen Lane. London. 1983. 1st UK edition of the 1982 US original. X, (2), 323 PP with 1 plan and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Channel Ports. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 0713912111
Evacuation between 24th May and 4th June 1940 of 338,000 Allied troops trapped by the German advance near the port of Dunkirk.
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$15

71600
LUBBOCK, Basil & SPURLING, Jack
THE BEST OF SAIL

Patrick Stephens Ltd. Cambridge. 1975. 1st limited edition of 100 numbered copies (No. 58/100). Edited by F.A. Hook, and with an introduction by Alan Villiers. (12), 181 PP on art paper, plus 36 colour plates by J. Spurling. FEP: Windjammer and Trawler by W.M. Birchall. REP: Port scene with windjammer and freighter, by W.M. Birchall. Hand bound in full goatskin, gilt title and decoration engraved on front cover, gilt title on spine, raised bands, all edges gilt, lightly rubbed cloth covered slipcase. Signed by Alan Villiers on title page. Scarce. Fine. 30.7 x 26. 0850592178
Condensed version of Sail: The Romance of the Clipper Ships. A collector's item.
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$500

71615
McCRAE, Alister & PRENTICE, Alan
IRRAWADDY FLOTILLA

James Paton. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 195 PP with 2 maps and 4 line drawings by J.C. Burnie, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and last pages. Signed by Alister McCrae on the title page, together with a compliments slip and handwritten personal note to the former owner. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 22.7 x 15. 0950606103
River transport in Burma and the history of the Irrawaddy Flotilla Company.
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$85

33291
MACDONNELL, J. E.
GIMME THE BOATS

The Elmfield Press. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1953 original. 255 PP. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22 x 14.5. 0705700356
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$15

39288
McFADYEN, Kerry
PINETREES - LORD HOWE ISLAND 1842-1992 - A brief history of the Andrews - Nichols - Kirby families

Pinetrees. Lord Howe. 1992. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Neville Wran. 76 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 55 duotone illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour paintings by John Allcot, 1937). Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 0646101897
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$25

71522
MacGREGOR, David R.
MERCHANT SAILING SHIPS 1815-1850 - Supremacy of Sail

Conway. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 191 PP with 211 illustrations (line drawings, plans & outlines, photos..). Fp: The Eleanor Dixon. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Bookplate of the whaling expert, Honore Forster. A fine copy of a scarce item. 28.5 x 22. 0851772943
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$90

71336
McINNES, David (Department's Public Relation Unit)
THE AUSTRALIAN HONOURS SYSTEM

Official Secretary of the Governor-General / AGPS. Canberra. 1991. 1st edition with a foreword by the Governor-General of Australia, Bill Hayden. (1), II, 34 PP with 31 colour illustrations. Stiff covers, title embossed on front cover, lightly soiled dust jacket. Contents fine. 21 x 21. 9780644149037
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$25

71420
McINTYRE, Don and Margie
TWO BELOW ZERO: A Year Alone in Antarctica

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dick Smith. 256 PP with 1 graph, 1 table, 2 plans of Spirit of Sydney, 2 cut away of huts (Mawson & Gadget), 3 maps, 10 b/w and 230 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj (lightly faded on spine). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 28.3 x 24. 1862760187
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$20

71281
MACKANESS, George
A BOOK OF THE 'BOUNTY' AND SELECTIONS FROM BLIGH'S WRITINGS

J. Dent & Sons. London. 1938. Ist Ed., No. 950 in the Everyman's Library series. XVI, 327, (8 publications) PP. Eps. Green cloth cover with some wear, gilt title on spine, somewhat browned dust jacket. Ex Libris of previous owner on front endpaper. Ageing of paper. Very good. 17.5 x 11.
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$35

56934
McKELLAR, N. L.
FROM DERBY ROUND TO BURKETOWN - The A.U.S.N. Story

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1977. 1st Ed. X, 682 PP with 76 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of the first Earl of Inchcape. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly worn. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.5 x 16.5. 070221244X
The story of the Australasian United Steam Navigation Co., closely interwoven with the history of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
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$20

18503
McLEAN, Gavin
CANTERBURY COASTERS

NZ Ship & Marine Society. Wellington. 1988. Reprint of the 1987 original. 96 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (line drawings by S.V. Lampard & photos). Title spread: M/V Calm, ashore Waiweranui Point. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.7 x 19. 0959783414
The Canterbury Steam Shipping Company.
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$30

66180
MACLEAN, William P.
MODERN MARLINSPIKE SEAMANSHIP - Knots, Splices, Cordage, Terminals and Rigging

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1982. 1st UK edition. 224 PP with 3 tables, figures and b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Spine sunned. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 26 x 21. 0715383280
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$45

63009
McLEAVY, Roy (editor)
JANE'S SURFACE SKIMMERS: Hovercraft and Hydrofoils - 1974-75

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1974. 8th edition. (28), (2), 409 PP with b/w illust. (photos and plans). Glossary P. 389-400. FEP: Advert. in colour by Boeing Marine Systems. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Ex Library copy with 1 stamp and a rubbed patch on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 32.8 x 22. 0354005081
The international survey of skimmer (hovercraft and hydrofoils) technology for military and civil application.
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$35

71644
McLELLAN, R. S.
ANCHOR LINE 1856-1956

Anchor Line Ltd. Glasgow. 1956. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 1 colour (house flag) & 4 b/w illust., and 47 b/w photos of ships. Fp: Photo of Anchor Line Head Office in Glasgow. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little soiled around edges with a few small repaired chips. Light foxing on outside edges. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 22.8 x 15.
Handysides & Co., commenced business as ship brokers in 1838, trading to the Baltic. Thomas Henderson joined the firm in 1852, and in 1856 the "Anchor Line" started trading to Australia. Fleet list from P.139 to 160.
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$50

70899
McLELLAND, Tim (editor)
VULCAN, RAF's Atomic Avenger - Aeroplane Icons No.13

Kelsey Publishing Group / Aeroplane Special Magazine. Cudham, Kent. 2013. 132 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781907426780
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$20

62352
MacRAE, J.A. & WAINE, C.V.
THE STEAM COLLIER FLEETS

Waine Research. Albrighton, U.K. 1990. 1st Ed. 226 PP with b/w or col. illust. (many ships' lines or plans) including 13 colour illustrations on full page. Fp (in colour): "Cliff Quay", first of the large steam colliers for the British Electricity Authority. FFEP: 2 colliers. Hard cover, simile leather, dj. Name of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise fine. Scarce. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905184122
The harbours and steam collier fleets of the East & South Coast, as well as the Irish Sea, Bristol Channel.
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$50

67274
MAY, Commander W. E. & STEPHENS, Simon
THE BOATS OF MEN-OF-WAR

London & Annapolis. 1999. National Maritime Museum & Naval Institute Press. New edition of the 1974 edition with additions by Simon Stephens. Foreword by Basil Greenhill. 128 PP with colour and b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 1557501904
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$20

71364
MIKLOUCHO-MACLAY, Nikolai Nikolaevich
MIKLOUCHO-MACLAY: NEW GUINEA DIARIES 1871-1883

Kristen. Madang, PNG. 1975. 1st Edition of 3000 copies. Translated from the Russian with biographical comments by C. L. Sentinella. (8), 355 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the coast of Papua New Guinea at Astrolabe Bay. REP: Map of Astrolabe Bay and adjoining coast of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial card cover. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Covers a little rubbed around edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14. 0858041529
Russian explorer who lived for a total of 3 years with villagers of Astrolabe Bay, coast of New Guinea.
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$20

22044
MILGATE, Brian & Alison
THE COCHIN CONNECTION - Two against the Drug Trade: A True Story

Chatto & Windus. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 250 PP with 1 map (Southern India) & 1 plan (Cochin district) in text plus 8 pages with 14 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0701130113
In 1983, two young Australians were caught with their yacht in a drug ring based in Cochin, Kerala state, India.
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$15

39991
MILLER, David
U-BOATS - History, Development and Equipment 1914-1945

Conway. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 208 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 26.3 x 25.3. 0851777902
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$20

71556
MILLIGAN, Christopher & FOLEY, John
AUSTRALIAN HOSPITAL SHIP CENTAUR, The Myth of Immunity

Nairana. Brisbane. 1993. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Professor Geoffrey Blainey. XIX, 340 PP with 11 b/w illust. in text (5 plans, 3 maps) plus 30 pages with over 80 b/w photos. Fp (colour): Centaur Memorial stain-glass window in Concord Repatriation Hospital, NSW. Pictorial laminated boards. Signed by co-author Captain John Foley on title page. Fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5. 0646137158
Torpedoeing by a Japanese submarine of the Centaur on 14th May, 1943 at 04.10 hours. Loss of 268 out of 332 souls on board.
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$50

71151
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume II

Spottiswoode & Co. London. 1876. Vol. II, August 1875, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette" Daily Newspaper. (6), VIII, 184 PP, (2 adverts). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers with light shelf wear and a few spots. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.
A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide. June 1864 to August 1875.
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$90

71150
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume III

Spottiswoode & Co. London. 1876. Vol. III, August 1876, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette" Daily Newspaper. 4 (adverts.), (4), VIII, 223 PP, (1 adverts). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers a little rubbed around edges (shelf wear) and lightly soiled. Contents near fine. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.
A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide. December 1875 to August 1876.
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$90

38991
MITCHELL, W. H. & SAWYER, L. A.
THE OCEANS, THE FORTS AND THE PARKS - Merchant Shipbuilding for British Account in North America during World War II

Sea Breezes. Liverpool. 1966. 1st Ed., in the Wartime Standard Ships series, Volume Two. IX, 58 PP with b/w photos and ship profiles by John S. Lindsay. Pictorial laminated boards. Light shelf wear, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 19.
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$45

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

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Tokyo. 1985. 1st Ed. (18), 244 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, house flag in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 15.2.
The story of Mitsui Steamship Co. Ltd. and Osaka Shosen Kaisha which merged on April 1, 1964 to form M.O.L. Ltd.
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$50

34131
MOORE, Captain John E. (editor)
JANE'S POCKET BOOK 1 - MAJOR WARSHIPS

Macdonald and Jane. London. 1978. New edition of the 1973 original, No. 1 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 244 PP with 222 silhouettes. PVC cover, gilt device on front cover. Near fine. Oblong: 11.6 x 18.2. 0354010026
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$10

42632
MOTOR BOAT AND YACHTING
THE MOTOR BOAT AND YACHTING MANUAL

Temple Press. London. 1954. 15th edition of the 1907 original. VIII, 420 PP with 230 figures (many b/w photos), plus 4 folded plates (2 sectional drawings and 2 graphs). Cloth cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Design and construction, practical boat building.... handling yachts and motor boats, cruising equipment...
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$20

71237
MUNDLE, Robert
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK

ABC Books / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2017. Reprint of the 2013 edition. (12), 412, (4) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 cutaway of HM Bark Endeavour, 2 maps (1 on double page) and 11 tail pieces (paintings). Soft covers, pictorial front. Light creases on covers, o/wise near fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9780733335433
From Sailor to Legend.
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$20

65511
MURRAY, J. M.
MERCHANT SHIPS 1860-1960

Lloyd's Register of Shipping. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 47 PP with 17 tables and over 29 figures (figure 19 with 3 b/w photos of ships), plus 1 large folded table (No. XI) tipped in, and 1 large folded plate for figure No. 17 at centrefold. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples. Errata slip tipped in on page 1. Fine. Rare. 28 x 21.5.
Paper read before the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, at its Centenary Meeting, 17th May 1960., by J.M. Murray Chief Ship Surveyor of Lloyd's Register of Shipping.
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$75

17522
MUSCIANO, Walter A.
BUILDING AND OPERATING MODEL SHIPS

Robert Hale & Co. London. 1976. 1st UK edition, revised from the 1965 original by R.G. Moulton. 190 PP with many b/w illustrations (plans, photos and sketches). Fp: The author's son Gary building the motor-powered speedboat described in chapter 3. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Small piece missing on top corner of dj, a little light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 070914859
Ship model building tools. Ship models in the marine industry...
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$15

71619
MUSK, George
CANADIAN PACIFIC - The Story of the Famous Shipping Line

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 4 maps and 106 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with light wear around edges, faint foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 22.5. 0715379682
The shipping line with the advertising slogan: "Canadian Pacific Spans the World".
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$30

67126
N/A
AS YOU WERE, with the Australian Services at Home and Overseas from 1788 to 1948

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1952. Reprint of the 1948 edition. Annual edition in the R.A.N., A.M.F., and R.A.A.F. series. 202 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, cartoons, photos...). Illustrations by Walter Beaumont, Frank Norton and Meyer Issacman. Fp (in colour): Commando. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and a crease. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise inteernally a very good clean copy. 28 x 22.
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$15

71650
N/A
A CENTURY OF ACTIVITY - HUGO TRUMPY

Privately published in Genoa, Italy. circa 1976. 1st limited edition, 1600 copies, this copy is no.1015. No pagination. 38 pages with colour illustrations throughout plus 3 reproductions of ink and water colour paintings made by Mr. Hugo Trumpy (1869, 1872 & 1874) in a folder at rear of book. FEP: An oil painting of Genoa attributed to the brothers Luca and Cornelius de Wael, early 17th Century. REP: Genoa: scene from the roof terrace of the offices. Cloth cover with illustrated vignette on front cover, near fine dust jacket. A little light foxing on first few pages, o/wise a near fine copy. A scarce item. Large format: 33.5 x 32.
The history of this shipping agent from Norway who began his business in Genoa and became agents for multiple shipping lines, including Fred Olsen & Co, Wilh. Wilhelmsen, DFDS, ...
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$70

41904
N/A
CODE OF SAFE PRACTICE FOR SOLID BULK CARGOES

International Maritime Organization. London. c. 1995. 3rd printing of the 1991 edition (original of 1969). 189 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 14.8. 09280112716
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$30

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

Joyce Gold. London. 1808. Nineteenth Volume. III-VIII, 514, (6 index) PP with 2 headpieces, plus 12 of the b/w plates (on the 13 called for): CCXLIX to CCXLX. FP: Monument of Captain Richard Rundle Burgess. Original covers, slit at hinges. Copy in need of rebacking and lacking title page, pages 1 to 8, pages A to H of the index, and plate CCXLVIII (Portrait of Captain Joseph Ellison). Ageing of paper and foxing. Some pages "dog eared", loose or soiled, (page 465/466 repaired). Sold as is. Format: 25 x 16.
... Containing a general and biographical history of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom; with a variety of original papers on nautical subjects. Volume the Nineteenth (from January to July 1808) .
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$80

42637
NASH, Michael
CARGO FOR THE COLONY - The 1797 Wreck of the Merchant Ship Sydney Cove

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 2001. 2nd edition of the 1996 original. VIII, 199 PP with 4 maps, colour & b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. As new. 25 x 17.7.. 095865617
Wrecked in 1797 on a voyage Calcutta to Port Jackson on Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group. First merchant ship wrecked after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.
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$35

71569
NEW GUINEA WRITERS' CLUB
UNDER THE ATEBRIN MOON, A Haversack from New Guinea

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1946. 1st ed. XII, 181 PP. Hard cover, dust jacket. Jacket has some chips and repairs and is in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.
Being stories and verse by servicemen in New Guinea, members of the New Guinea Writers' Club.
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$50

57240
NHSA
THE NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - MONOGRAPHS Nos. 11, 12, 13, 14 & 15

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1995. No. 11: 13 PP with 8 b/w photos. No. 12: 15 PP with 2 maps, 1 profile, and 3 b/w photos. No. 13: 19 PP with chronology, 2 maps and 4 b/w photos. No. 14: 19 PP with 7 maps or battle diagrams, 5 sketches and 4 b/w photos. No. 15: 1O PP with 1 map and 2 b/w photos. Each monograph with: pages printed on recto only, photos of photocopy quality, illustrated cover, and staples. Very good set. 29.7 x 21.
No. 11: 8th Div. Home from Changi 1945 (H.M.A.S. Hawkesbury) & USS Mount Hood explodes 1944, by Max Thomson. No. 12: H.M.A.S. Sydney (II) - 1940 & 1941, by John C. Date. No. 13: The British Pacific Fleet 1945, by Lt. Cdr. W. O. C. Roberts. No. 14: H.M.A.S. Perth 1941 & 1942, by John C. Date. No. 15: H.M.A.S. SYDNEY (IV), Tour of Duty in Gulf War 1990-91, by Commander L. G. Cordner.
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$20

71437
NICHOLS, Peter
EVOLUTION'S CAPTAIN - The Dark Fate of the Man Who Sailed Darwin Around the World

Perennial / HarperCollins. New York. 2004. 1st Perennial edition of the 2003 original. (12), 336, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 portrait, 2 maps and 7 prints. Pictorial soft cover. Head and foot of spine reinforced with clear plastic tape. Very good. 23.4 x 15.3. 0732274788
Story of Robert FitzRoy, Captain of HMS Beagle, during the voyage of Charles Darwin.
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$15

65474
NORMAN, J. E. de B. & NORMAN, G. V.
A PEARLING MASTER'S JOURNEY: in the wake of the schooner Mist

Mrs. G. V. Norman. Sydney. 2007. 1st Ed. XIV, 338 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps (in colour): charts of NW and NE Australia. Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 24.8 x 25.8. 9780980358100
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$85

71591
NORTH, T. E.
THE BOYS' BOOK OF SHIPS

Blackie & Son Ltd. c. 1954. London. 1st Ed., in the "Blackie's Modern Transport" series. No pagination, 32 PP with colour illustrations: 12 "ranks"of officers, 29 house flags, 61 of ships under way. Title page: Stirling Castle. Verso of title page: Queen Mary. Hard cover, device on front cover, title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Small format: 17.5 x 13.6.
Each page describes a ship with text & illustration, and gives the list of the other ships of the line. Delightful illustrations by the author/artist.
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$20

71449
N.V. BAGGERMAATSCHAPPIJ BOS & KALIS
WESTMINSTER DREDGING CO. LTD

Sliedrecht, Holland. No date. Circa 1950's. 54 pages with mostly b/w and some colour photographs contained in a pictorial spiral bound large format booklet. A little light foxing, o/wise a very good copy of a scarce item. Oblong: 27 x 30.
A photographic insight into the activities of this dredging company with sections on the various sorts of vessels: bucket-dredgers, suction dredgers, barges and hoppers, tugboats, sectional & transportable cutter-suction-dredgers. The works, canals, reclamation, harbourworks, embankments and their protection, river correction and canalisation, laying cable across rivers..
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$100

70831
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT and Sealers of Bass Strait

L. G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. 1973. 2nd impression. 113, IV, (2), 31 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Brief note at top of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 14.5.
The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.
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$35

48679
O'MAY, Harry (compiler)
WRECKS IN TASMANIAN WATERS, 1797-1950

T. J. Hughes, Government Printer Tasmania. Hobart. c. 1970. Reprint. 209, (V Index) PP, plus 26 pages at rear with 45 b/w photos & 1 folded map at back. Fp: Schooner Mariner, 1925. Red cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and part of front fold torn. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Near fine internally. 22 x 14.5.
Comprehensive details of ships wrecked in the treacherous seas around Tasmania.
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$35

71314
ORIENT LINE
S.S. OTRANTO - MENU: "The Tower of London - White Tower"

On Board. 1952. Dinner menu "Tourist Class", 10th March, 1952. Tower of London, White Tower, one of a series of 6 lithographs by Barnett Freedman. Lightly foxed and soiled. Near fine. 21 x 13.
Front cover (in colour): Tower of London, White Tower (historic palace in or about London, associated with the Royal Family.
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$15

42255
OSTERSTOCK, Alan
THE DUNCOW REPORT

Austaprint / Author. Adelaide. 1979. Limited edition to 400 numbered copies (260/400). 72 PP with 2 b/w illustration (1 photo & 1 facsimile of a telegram). Eps: facsimile of manuscripts. Half bound, vignette on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Signed by the author on the verso of title page. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 15.2 x 21.7. 0858722968
The near disaster of the 3 masted full-rigged ship Duncow of Liverpool, on the shores of Kangaroo Island, in May/June 1897. Collector's item.
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$35

71317
P. & O.
S.S. ORONSAY - MENU "Hong Kong"

On board. 1968. Dinner menu, 8th October 1968. Junks and Sampan. Sellotape marks and pin holes at corner. Very good. 25.4 x 17.8.
Cover: Junk and Sampan in Hong Kong harbour, watercolour by Cedric Emanuel, (in a series of 8, specially designed for P. & O.)..
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$15

51696
P & O-ORIENT LINES
POSH - Volume 8, Nos. 1, 2, 3 & 4

P & O-Orient Lines, Inc. San Francisco. 1967. Edited by Ernest BEYL & Victoria CUNNINGHAM. 4 issues for a total of 68 pages. No. 1 (Spring 1967): 17 PP with 12 b/w and 6 colour photos. No. 2 (Summer 1967): 17 PP with 13 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. No. 3 (Fall 1967): 17 PP with 10 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. No. 4 (Winter 1967): 17 PP with 4 b/w and 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine condition. Image shows cover of Vol.8, No.1. 28 x 21.7.
POSH: Port side Out Starboard side Home. No.1: Netsuke, sculpture in miniature, by Frank Hiteshew. The American Supermarket, by Fred Lyon. New Zealand: Who Needs Nightclubs?, by Mort Cathro. No. 2: The History of Piracy. El Cordobés, by William Fifield. No. 3: Wonderful Australian Animals Noah forgot, by John Sidney. The Union Jack, by John Bunker. No. 4: Gurning, by Nino lo Bello. Wind, by Don Roessner. Yugoslavia, by Neil Morgan.
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$60

49782
PACIFIC WAR
ADVANCE IN THE PACIFIC: New Guinea to the Philippines - 20 U.S. Battle Pictures

Souvenir folder containing 20 b/w photographs (post card format). Near fine. A scarce item. 12.5 x 19.5.
United States Forces moving inshore for epic landing, Biak Island... American frontal assault on Japanese at Wadke Island...
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$30

71562
PAINE, Lincoln
THE SEA AND CIVILIZATION, A Maritime History of the World

Atlantic Books. London. 2015. Reprint of 2013 1st Edition. xxxvi, 744 PP with b/w illustrations in text, plus 16 pages with 26 colour plates. Pictorial soft covers. As new. 22.2 x 15.5. 9781782393580
From the long-distance migration by sea ... to the enormous demographic, cultural and political changes brought about by commercial shipping and naval warfare throughout the post-Cold War era... How the rise and fall of civilizations can be linked to the sea.
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$25

71537
PARKIN, Ray
H. M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR" - Her place in Australian History. With an Account of her Construction, Crew and Equipment and a Narrative of her Voyage on the East Coast of New Holland in the Year 1770.

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1999. Reprint of the 3rd edition (with revisions) of 1999. Original of 1997. No. 13 in the Second numbered series of the Miegunyah Press. XII, 468 PP with 2 reproductions of original drawings by Parkinson, as well as plans, charts and illustrations by the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Together with 15 folded detailed ship drawings and plans (80 x 58) by author contained in a cloth folding case. The set contained in a decorated slipcase. Fine. 31.5 x 21.2. 0522847161
Not only on the Bark "Endeavour", but the description of Australia by the participants to this voyage of discovery (Cook, Banks, Parkinson, Pickersgill...), while following the East Coast from Cape Howe to Cape York.
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$225

71417
PARROTT, Daniel S.
TALL SHIPS DOWN - The Last Voyages of the "PAMIR", "ALBATROSS", "MARQUES", PRIDE OF BALTIMORE", and 'MARIA ASUMPTA"

Interenational Marine / McGraw-Hill. Camden, Me. / New York. 2003. 2nd printing of the 2003 soft cover edition. XVI, 336 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (8 silhouettes of tall ships, artworks, drawings & graphs, sketches, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Scarce. 22 x 14.5. 9780071435451
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$55

62404
PATTON, Brian
CLYDE STEAMERS

Ian Allan. London. 2003. 1st Ed., in the 'Glory Days' series. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Queen Mary II at Wemyss Bay. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Oblong: 19.2 x 24.5. 0711029253
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$25

71557
PAUL, Lorraine
FIRST LADY - The story of "HMS Lady Nelson"

Neptune Press. Newtown, Vic. 1982. 1st Ed. 109 PP with b/w illust. (period engravings, b/w photos, and 44 drawings by John Paul), plus 2 pages with 4 maps. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few small chips and a repaired closed tear, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 18. 0909131910
First ship to enter the Heads of Port Phillip Bay, February 15th, 1802.
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$35

14869
PENFIELD, Thomas
FIGHTING YANKS AROUND THE WORLD

Whitman. Racine, Wis. 1943. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 67 maps (mostly full-page) and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Creases and chips on covers. Very good condition. 32.2 x 23.
Short histories on the combat zones where the American forces were fighting for freedom during WWII. Two large newspaper maps of the Pacific Zone and European Front loosely inserted.
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$15

30969
PETERSEN, Kaare
THE SAGA OF NORWEGIAN SHIPPING - An Outline of the History of a Modern Merchant Marine

Dreyers Forlag. Oslo. 1955. 1st Ed. 240 PP on coated art paper with 2 maps, 4 graphs and hundreds of b/w photos, plus 4 colour plates. Presentation leaf by the shipping line A/S THOR DAHL with their House Flag in colour and 3 b/w photos tipped in front of the half title page. Fp: H.M. King Haakon VII. Illustrated endpapers. Leather cover with gilt devices, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Covers with shelf wear of spine (frayed at top and bottom), o/wise near fine. Scarce. 26.7 x 19.5.
Since the Viking expeditions... From sail to steam. Norwegian shipping in the Great War. A fighting merchant marine during World War II... Shipping and the Norwegian economy.
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$70

38077
PETTIT, P. N.
THE WELLINGTON WATERSIDERS - The Story of Their Industrial Organisation

Wellington Branch of the New Zealand Waterside Workers' Union. Wellington. 1948. 1st Ed. 157 PP with 27 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Signature on inside front and back cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.
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$20

71549
PHILP, J. E.
THE HARRIET McGREGOR - A STAUNCH SHIP'S SEA STORY

Author. Hobart. 1934. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 6 b/w photos on full page. Stapled soft covers (marbled). Near fine. Scarce. 21.8 x 14.
The record of this sturdy blue-gum clipper, the pride of the Port of Hobart, which sailed and logged 845,000 nautical miles between Hobart and London, Adelaide, Mauritius & Melbourne, between 1871 and 1895.
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$45

71544
PILKINGTON, Roger
WATERWAYS IN EUROPE: A Guide to Inland Cruising

John Murray. New York. 1972. 1st Ed. XII, 279 PP with b/w illustrations (10 maps & 20 sketches), plus 16 pages with 25 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Dust jacket has a small closed tear at top of spine, stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 20.5 x 13.5. 0719527147
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$15

71693
PLOMLEY, Brian & HENLEY, Kristen Anne
THE SEALERS OF BASS STRAIT and the Cape Barren Island Community

Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 1990. 1st Ed. Offprint fromTasmanian Historical Research Association, Volume 37, Nos 2 and 3. (6), 91, (92-94 blank) PP. Fp: Dwelling of sealers, by Louis de Sainson. Soft covers, illustrated front. Spine lightly faded. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0908528213
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$40

34294
POCOCK, Tom
REMEMBER NELSON - The Life of Captain Sir William Hoste

Readers Union. Newton Abbot. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original published by William Collins. 256 PP with 3 battle plans and 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on both front endpapers, o/wise very good. 22 x 13.7.
A second Nelson.
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$10

55564
POPULAR SCIENCE MONTHLY (Editor)
ABC'S OF DIESEL ENGINES

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1936. 1st Ed. 333 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, plans, photos). Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers a little worn and soiled. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a very good clean copy. 20.8 x 14.5.
A practical manual of Diesel-engine theory and practice..., by the Editorial Staff of Popular Science Monthly.
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$20

50613
PORTS
AUSTRALIA'S PORT OF DARWIN

Darwin Port Authority. Darwin. c. 1999. 1st Ed. Edited by Paul TYRRELL. (4), 20 PP with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 map, 3 plans of the port, 3 flags, 7 signal flags, and 6 photos). Inside front cover: 2 b/w photos. Inside rear cover: plan of East Arm Port, stage 2. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
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$15

41850
PORTS
PORT OF FELIXSTOWE - 100 Years A Working Port 1886-1986

The Port of Felixstowe. Felixstowe. 1986. Folder containing: Handbook of 148 PP with advertisements, graphs, tables, b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Oblong: 20.8 x 29.8. Plus 20 pages: History of the Port of Felixstowe, 20 pages: Regular sailings operating from the Port of Felistowe, Folded flyer: Port of Felixstowe, Invest in success, and Centenary Issue dated April 1986 of Port of Felixstowe magazine, issue No. 6. Folder and content in fine condition. Oblong: 21.5 x 30.2.
Felixstowe, on the coast of Suffolk.
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$20

16390
POWNALL, Peter (editor)
COMMERCIAL FISH OF AUSTRALIA

Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries Division. anberra. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original. (5), 122 PP with 1 colour photo and 60 colour illustrations (on full page) by Robert Ingpen. Pictorial stiff cover. Very good. 25 x 17.6. 0642027110
Brief description of 32 fishes, 14 crustaceans and 14 molluscs. Their nutritional value, storage, preparation. 1 table with their availability where and when. 58 recipes selected by Margaret Fulton.
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$15

12343
PRESTON, Antony
SEA COMBAT OFF THE FALKLANDS

Willow Books. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. (maps, plans, ships profiles, photos) in text plus 16 pages with 24 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 002180464
Battles off the islands, victories and setbacks. Experience gained, lessons to be learned.
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$15

71535
PROKOP, Frank
AUSTRALIAN FISH GUIDE

Australian Fishing Network. Melbourne. 2004. Updated and expanded edition of the 2000 original. 256 PP with B:w and colour ilustrations by Trevor Hawkins & Geoff Wilson. Pictorial illustrated stiff covers, clear plastic cover. Fine condition. 23 x 15.2. 0781865130316
The definitive guide to Australian fish species and how to catch them.
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$25

13126
RAYNER, Commander D. A.
ESCORT - The Battle of the Atlantic

William Kimber. London. 1955. Second edition, October 1955 of the September 1955 original. Edited by Captain S. W. Roskill. XVIII, 19-250, (6 adv.) PP with 4 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos. Fp: Author. FEP: Map to show approximate distances on convoy routes. REP: Map to show limits of escort at various dates & the air gap. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a small piece missing on top of rear. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

58290
RHSV
THE VICTORIAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL - Volume 53

Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1982. Volume 53, No. 1 (February 1982), No. 2 & 3 (May-August 1982), issues 207 to 209. 182, (2) PP. Edited by J.D. ADAMS & T.M. PERRY. Soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14.8.
Vol. 2 & 3: The Occupation and Abandonment of Victoria's First Official British Settlement at Sullivan Cove, by Marjorie Tipping.
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$20

71574
RHYS, Lloyd
HIGH LIGHTS AND FLIGHTS IN NEW GUINEA

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1942. 1st ed. 252 PP with 2 maps in text plus 23 pages with 24 b/w plates. Frontispiece: Bronze of Native Police Boy. Rear endpaper: Map of Territory of New Guinea and Papua. Grey cloth cover with title on spine. No dust jacket. Covers are a little soiled with light shelf wear. Occasional light foxing. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Contents near fine. A scarce title. 22.4 x 15.
Part 1: Early Days. Part II: Walking In. Part III: Flying In. Part IV: Far Distant Regions. Part V: Under the Mandate.
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$60

71517
RICHARDS, Rhys
THE FOVEAUX WHALING YARNS OF YANKEE JACK - Burr Osborn's adventures in southern New Zealand, 1845

Otago Heritage Books. Dunedin, NZ. 1995. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Southern Heritage 150 series. 152 PP with 2 tail pieces, 4 maps and 11 b/w illustrations. Fp: Marlborough whaling station of Te Awaiti. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908774125
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$60

51682
RICHARDSON, William A. R.
WAS AUSTRALIA CHARTED BEFORE 1606 ?: The Jave la Grande inscriptions

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed. XII, 132 PP with 36 figures and 9 colour plates (5 on double page). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 22. 0642276420
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$30

71483
RICKARD, Suzanne
SAILING WITH COOK: Inside the Private Journal of James Burney, RN

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2015. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Cochrane. (8), 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: map of Indo Pacific region with track of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-73. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26.7 x 22. 9780642277770
Sailing on board "Adventure" during the second voyage of exploration of Captain Cook:1772 - 1773
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$40

71618
RICKMERS, R.C.
RICKMERS 1834-1959, A Book on Shipbuilding and Shipping

Rickmers. Bremerhaven. 1959. 1st English edition. 126 PP with 22 colour (1 House Flag) and 60 b/w illustrations, Fleet list and List of ships built for third party account. Title page: Birds eye view of R.C. Rickmers, Schiffsbauerei, Bremerhaven & Geestemunde. Cloth cover, house flag on front cover and spine, dust jacket with a few small chips and is in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing on first and last pages, o/wise a fine copy of a scarce item. 26.7 x 23.
The German conglomerate founded by Rickmer Clasen Rickmers.
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$100

60473
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. XII, 312 PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on a sunned and rubbed spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.
The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies.
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$20

48778
RITCHIE, John (editor)
A CHARGE OF MUTINY, THE COURT MARTIAL OF LT. COL. GEORGE JOHNSTON for deposing Governor William Bligh in the Rebellion of 26 january 1808....

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. XXII, (IV), 490 PP, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of letter, 2 portraits and 2 paintings). Fp (in colour): Portrait of Major George Johnston tipped in. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is somewhat sunned but no chips, book is in fine condition. 23.4 x 15. 0642104220
Introduction by Dr. John Ritchie and facsimile of the Court Martial of Lt. Col. George Johnston for deposing Governor William Bligh in the rebellion of 26 January 1808.
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$25

71324
ROBERT, Derek
LOOK AT ME NOW - A Sailor in the South Pacific

Travel Book Club. London. 1964. Reprint (2nd Impression) of the 1963 original. (8), 198 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and on page margins mostly, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.
While sailing the Pacific on a British Phosphate Commission ship, then on a passenger ship, the author, an English Merchant Navy officer, visited Nauru, PNG, Fiji, Tahiti, New Caledonia... He finally settled at Bellbird, Victoria.
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$30

64113
ROBERTSON, Scott
HISTORIC MODEL SHIPS FROM SCRATCH

Nexus Special Interests Ltd. London. 1998. 1st soft cover ed. IX, 127 PP plus plus 4 pages for Notes. Illustrations throughout (b/w and a few colour photos), line drawings, sketches, etc... Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1854861875
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$45

57862
ROBINSON, Neville K.
VILLAGERS AT WAR: some Papua New Guinean experiences in World War II

Australian National University. Canberra. 1979. 1st Ed. Pacific Research Monograph, No. 2. XIX, 223 PP with 7 maps and 17 b/w plates. Fp: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed. Name of previous owner on half title page. Light foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 17.3. 0908160291
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$30

50030
ROBINSON, William Albert
RETURN TO THE SEA

Peter Davies. London. 1973. 1st UK Ed. 232 PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Title spread: Papeete Harbour. FEP: Varua's track from Gloucester, New England to Panama. REP: Varua's track from Panama to Tahiti. Cloth cover a little rubbed at bottom, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped with a few chips/closed tear and a little browned). Internally, near fine. 25.4 x 18. 0432131019
Sailing from Gloucester to Tahiti on the Varua. Purchase of his atoll (Taiaro). Voyage to Bangkok in 1956 on the trail of early Polynesians, and for research on Filariasis (calls at Futuna, Rotuma, Ontong Java, ...)
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$25

39595
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE STRATEGY OF SEA POWER - Its development and application

Collins. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 288 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Discreet signature of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 15.
Naval strategy from its beginnings to the present day... Based on the Lees-Knowles Lectures delivered in the University of Cambridge, 1961.
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$15

37697
ROSS, Bob
OCEAN CLASSICS

Richard Bennett. Kingston, Tasmania. 1994. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 1 map, 71 colour photos by Richard Bennett. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 27.8. 064619710X
Tall Ships race 1988. Circumnavigation of Tasmania 1992. Sydney - Hobart...
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$25

31510
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES

Topmill. Sydney. 1998?. 1st Ed. No.7 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 96 PP with 148 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876270225
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$10

42048
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1997

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Lorrae BLUNDEN & Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. X, 82 PP with b/w & colour illust., plus 1 large folded plate A Guide to the Fleet. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0646335340
Droggies - RAN Hydrographic Service. The Royal Malaysian Navy. The Royal New Zealand Navy...
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$20

60933
ROYAL MAIL ASSOCIATION
ROYAL MAIL NEWS (The Newsletter of the Royal Mail Association) - Nos. 25 to 29

Royal Mail Association. Chislehurst, Kent. 1996-97. 5 issues. No. 25 June 1996 to No. 29, June 1997. A total of 40 PP with b/w illustrations (8 drawings or profiles of ships, 20 photos of ships). Fine. 29.7 x 21.
No. 25: South to Patagonia, by James Thornhill. The Nelson Line, by Bob Forrester. No. 26: The birth of the Royal Mail Lines, by David Jackson-Smith. No. 27: The last link - Royal Mail House, Southampton, by Rob Wilton. No. 28: Recollections of the Suez Crisis, 1956, by Trevor Milner. The Mails, Passengers and Cargo on the South American Route. No. 29: R.M.S. Alcantara of 1927, by J. H. Isherwood.
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$15

51392
ROYAL NAVY
VJ THE FINAL VICTORY

DPR (Navy), Ministry of Defence. London. 1995. 1st Ed. Preface by HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. No pagination, 18 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 22 photos). Inside front cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre in May 1942. Inside back cover: Map (in colour) of Pacific War theatre August 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
VJ: Victory over Japan in the Pacific.
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$15

66266
SALMON, Gregor
NAVY DIVERS

Ebury Press. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. (6), 292, (4 publications) PP, plus 16 pages with 14 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light creases on front cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 23.3 x 15. 9781741666571
Divers of the Royal Australian Navy, Clearance Diving Branch.
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$25

71367
SARGENT, John
BELLERIVE HISTORICAL SOCIETY: A Photographic Celebration

Bellerive Historical Society. Bellerive, Tasmania. 2020. 1st Ed. 28 PP with b/w illustrations (1 flyer and 67 photos). Soft covers, pictorial front. Folded flyer "Bellerive Village" loosely inserted. New. 21 x 14.8.
Celebration of the 30th year (1990-202) of the Bellerive Historical Society "Preserving the Past for the Future"
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$20

71365
SARGENT, John
KANGAROO BLUFF BATTERY: Looking Forward, Looking Back

John Sargent / Bellerive Historical Society. Bellerive. 2012. 1st Ed. (6), 77 PP with tables, b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 plans and 9 photos) and colour illustrations (2 plans and 25 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note signed by the author on title page. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
Defences of Hobart.
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$30

16275
SCOTT SHAWE, Capt. Wilfred H.
SEA OF SEAS, Cruising the Western Mediterranean

Van Nostrand. New York. 1961. 1st U.S. Ed. XV, 319 PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Photo of the author. Cloth cover with dust jacket (price-clipped). Near fine. 26 x 19.5.
Written by a former Trinity House Pilot who sailed these waters in square-riggers, merchant steamers, naval vessels and yachts. Details and sailing directions for the ports and valuable information about weather signals, dangers, etc. which visiting yachtsmen need to know.
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$20

14998
SHAPLEY, Maggie (compiler)
LIGHTHOUSES IN AUSTRALIA - A Guide to Records held by the Australian Archives

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1991. 1st edition with a foreword by George Nichols. Australian Archives Subject Guide No. 1. XII, 172 PP with 1 folded plate (map of Australia with location of lighthouses). Pictorial soft cover (Dent Island lighthouse, Queensland). A couple of light creases on covers, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 20.8. 0642166250
Guide listing records held by the Australian Archives' regional offices relating to the administration and operation of lighthouses (manned and automatic). P.145 to 162: Commonwealth Lighthouse Service ships.
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$45

71508
SHARP, Andrew
THE JOURNAL OF JACOB ROGGEVEEN

Oxford University Press. London. 1970. 1st Ed. (6), 181 PP, plus 4 b/w plates & 1 large folded map. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.8.
The voyage of Jacob Roggeveen, the Dutch discoverer of Easter Island, some of the Tuamotus & Society Islands and the Samoa Group.
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$45

71308
SHAW SAVILL
MENU - S.S. NORTHERN STAR - Voyage 25, 1968

On board. 1968. Landfall Dinner menu - "Cape Town", on board S.S. Northern Star, Captain D.T. Mouldey: 7th August 1968 (Capetown). Fine. 25.5 x 19.
Back cover: distances steamed between Southampton and Cape Town, and signatures of passengers.
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$20

71294
SHAW SAVILL
NEW ZEALAND - Wellington and Auckland

Shaw Savill Line. London. 1955. October 1955 edition. 20 PP with 2 plans (inside covers), and 5 b/w photos. Stapled card covers. Fine. Oblong: 14 x 20.5.
Short history & description of New Zealand / Ao - Tea - Roa.
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$15

71293
SHAW SAVILL
PANAMA AND PANAMA CANAL

Shaw Savill Line. London. 1958. July 1958 edition. 24 PP with 1 map (inside front cover) and 6 b/w photos. Stapled card covers. Fine. Oblong: 14 x 20.3.
History of Panama and the Panama Canal.
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$15

71291
SHAW SAVILL
TAHITI - French Oceania, Heart of the South Seas

Shaw Savill Line. London. 1958. February 1958 edition. 12 PP with 1 map (inside front cover), 1 plan and 5 b/w photos. Stapled card covers. Fine. Oblong: 14 x 20.3.
Short history & description of Tahiti issued for passengers going ashore.
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$15

71296
SHAW SAVILL
TRINIDAD, British West Indies

Shaw Savill. London. 1957. May 1957 edition. 8 PP with 1 plan (inside back cover) and 3 b/w photos. Stapled card covers. 2 roneo typed notes on call by Southern Cross at Port of Spain loosely inserted. Near fine. Oblong: 14 x 20.1.
Short history & description of Trinidad, land of the Humming Bird.
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$15

71295
SHAW SAVILL LINE
CURACAO, Netherlands Antilles / West Indies

Shaw Savill. London. 1958. February 1958 edition. 16 PP with 1 map (inside front cover) and 7 b/w photos. Stapled card covers. Fine. Oblong: 14 x 20.3.
Short history & description of Curaçao, issued for passengers going ashore.
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$15

71292
SHAW SAVILL LINE
FIJI

Shaw Savill Line. London. 1957. September 1957 edition. 12 PP with 5 b/w photos and 2 maps. Inside front cover: Map of Viti Levu. Inside back cover: Plan of Suva. Stapled card covers. Fine. Oblong: 14 x 20.3.
Short history & description of Fiji issued for passengers going ashore.
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$15

67838
SHIPLOVERS' SOCIETY OF VICTORIA
THE ANNUAL DOG WATCH - Volume 9

Shiplovers' Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1952. Issue No. 9 of "The Journal of the Shiplovers' Society of Victoria". Edited by S.A.E. Strom. Foreword by Captain Sir E. Geoffrey Brookes.. Vol. 9: 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Figurehead of "Beatrice"). Spine repaired. Very good. 21 x 14.5.
Solomon Island incidents, by Captain A.J.D. McArthur. ... The end of the "Huia", on Komekame Reef, New Caledonia, by Clifford Hawkins. Cannibals and craters in the New Hebrides, by E. M. Christie.
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$15

57592
SIN JOAN YEE
THE CHINESE IN THE PACIFIC

South Pacific Social Sciences Association. Suva. 1976. Reprint of the 1974 original. II, 30 PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. 21.5 x 15.5.
The migration/diaspora of the Chinese in Hawaii, Tahiti, Australia & N.Z., Fiji, PNG, Western Samoa & Nauru.
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$20

50371
SKELTON, R. A.
EARLY ATLASES / COLOUR IN MAPMAKING (in The Geographical Magazine)

The Geographical Magazine. London. 1960. Volume XXXII, No. 11, April 1960. Special Number Atlases and Mapmaking. VIII, 529-584, IX-XXIV PP with 16 colour and 43 b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 18.7.
Atlases today by Professor W. G. V. Balchin. The Ordnance Survey, by Major-General L. F. de Vic Carey...
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$15

71418
SMITH, Mark
BEYOND ALL LIMITS, A True Story

Nautical Productions. Hobart. 2007. 1st Ed. VIII, 236 PP with b/w illustrations (1 sketch map of the South China Sea, 1 photo of the author and 17 headpieces). Artworks (cover and headpieces) by Bill Mearns. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9780646480411
Sinking of the yacht "Technima 65" South of Hong Kong, on its way to Manila and Sydney. Epic story of an amazing survival of two men in a life raft.
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$40

70845
SMYTHE, Suzanne
WHALES, MAIDENS AND GOLD - Henry Williams of Hobart Town

Austin Macauley Publishers. London. 2019. Limited special edition of 25 paperback copies (No.2/25). 161 PP with over 85 b/w illustrations (maps, newspaper clippings, paintings, plans, portraits, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Bookmark loosely inserted. New. 20.5 x 12.8. 9781528931236
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$45

68859
SPROD, Dan (editor)
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND REVEALED: Flinders and Bass and their circumnavigation of the Island in the colonial sloop Norfolk 1798-1799

Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 2009. 1st edition limited to 750 copies. IX, 228, (1) PP, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w plates and 3 folded charts contained in a pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Fp: Chart of Bass's Strait with portraits of Matthew Flinders and George Bass. Case-bound, cloth cover, gilt device on front board and gilt title on spine, dj. As new. 28 x 18.5. 9780908528356
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$70

71611
STAMMERS, Michael K.
THE PASSAGE MAKERS

Teredo Books. Brighton, Sussex. 1978. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Ross Osmond. XX, (2), 508 PP with 96 b/w & 22 colour illustrations. FEP: The meeting of the Vision and the Schomberg near the line. REP: Plan of the Liverpool and Birkenhead Dock Estate. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a small rub at top near spine and is in a protective plastic sleeve. A near fine copy of a scarce item. 25 x 19. 090366206X
Sub-title: The history of the Black Ball Line of Australian Packets, 1852-1871; of the men who founded the Company and guided its fortunes; of their ships and captains, some of whom were amongst the most famous in the annals of Maritime History and many of which have received little notice, of the emigrants both in the days of the Gold Rush and afterwards, and of the other ventures of this outstanding Shipping Company, together with the background to its operation.
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$110

71462
STANLEY, Kathleen M.
GUIDING LIGHTS - Tasmania's Lighthouses and Lighthousemen

St. David's Park. Hobart. 1991. 1st Ed. IX, 181 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Covers with light creases and rubbed at hinges of spine. Colour postcard and a 3 pages newspaper review on Lighthouses of Mersey Bluff and Table Cape, NW Tasmania, loosely inserted. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24.8 x 17.6. 0724625682
A vital record of the lives of the personnel keeping the lights shining and of the lighthouses they manned.
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$185

45901
STANNARD, Bruce
THE BLUE-WATER BUSHMEN - The Colourful Story of Australia's Best and Boldest Boatmen

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. VIII, 42 PP with 2 photos, plus 134 pages with 130 full-page b/w photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine internally. Oblong: 21 x 28.5. 0207146411
Photos of the open boats (Six-Footers, Canvas Dinghies, Twelve & Fourteen-Footers) and boatmen on Sydney Harbour, from 1880 to 1940.
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$30

18729
STANTON HOPE, W. E.
OCEAN ODYSSEY - A Record of the Fighting Merchant Navy

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1945. July 1945 reprint of the November 1944 original. 220 PP, plus 16 b/w plates and frontispiece. Fp: Veteran Harry Edwards, aged seventy-one. Soft cover, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.
Many exploits of sailors during the first years of WWII. Convoy to Malta, Murmansk, prisoner of a surface raider, training & conditions of merchant sailors..
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$15

30101
STENMARK, Marea
SIR DAVID MARTIN, A Man of Courage and Dedication

Simon & Schuster. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., foreword by Sir Ninian Stephen. XIV, 178 PP with headpieces (Coat of Arms: Sans Tache) and 6 bw illust, plus 16 pages with 31 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0731805607
Joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1947, Admiral, then Governor of New South Wales.
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$15

35762
STOUT, Wesley W.
SECRET

Chrysler Corporation. Detroit. 1947. 1st Ed., with a foreword by K. T. Keller. (8), 67 PP with 22 b/w & 14 colour photos, and 10 figures (b/w & colour). Fp: All the pure uranium metal to be had in 1941 came from the laboratory of a Westinghouse lamp plant at Bloomfield, N.J. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Image shows the title page and frontispiece. Head of spine frayed and torn on 1/2 cm. Contents are fine. A scarce item. 20.5 x 13.5.
In the tremendous endeavour which produced the atom bomb, and thus brought World War II to a sudden close, Chrysler Corporation had an important part. K. T. Keller, president of Chrysler Corporation.
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$20

71448
STUART, Lynette D.
LET THERE BE LIGHT

Impress Print. Devonport, Tas. 2020. 1st Ed. 38 PP with b/w Illust. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note signed by the author on title page. New. 21 x 14.5.
Story of William Campbell, one of Tasmania's first lighthouse keepers.
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$25

71239
SWINSON, Mike & MAYS, Nicole
BLOOD, SWEAT & THE SEA

40 / Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2017. 1st edition, with a foreword by Robert Clifford. 416 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 28.7 x 22.4. 9780995367371
Biography of John Muir, a Tasmanian, who started from scratch to become one of the world's leading manufacturers of anchoring and mooring systems.
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$85

71669
SYKES, Trevor
THE BOLD RIDERS, Behind Australia's Corporate Collapses

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. XIX, 651 PP with figues and tables. Hard cover, dust jacket. Light foxing on top outside edge, o/wise a very good copy. 23.5 x 18. 1863737022
Covers the 1990's well known collapses: Alan Bond, John Spalvins, George Herscu and Christopher Skase. Rothwells, Pyramid schemes, the sinking of Adelaide Steamship, ...
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$40

65999
TALBOT-BOOTH, E.C. (editor)
MERCHANT SHIPS 1942

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. London. 1942. 1942 edition. 44 PP (advert) followed by 744 PP with b/w illust. throughout. Original navy blue cloth cover, title in blind on front board and gilt on spine. Clear plastic protection pasted down on outside covers and their inside. Signatures of previous owners on title page, and their stamp on title page and endpapers. Oblong: 22.8 x 32.
Contains over 900 half-tone illustrations and 2400 line drawings of ships and 700 line drawings of house flags and 1500 line drawings of funnels for recognition.
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$150

55667
TAMBS, Erling
THE CRUISE OF THE TEDDY

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1950. Second impression of the 1949 edition (original of 1933). No. 5 in the Mariners Library series. 256 PP with 2 plans, plus 16 pages with 28 bw photos. FEP: Route from Oslo to the Marquesas. REP: Route from the Marquesas to New Zealand. Cloth cover, illustrated dj. Piece missing at the foot of spine of dust jacket. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19 x 13.
Cruise of an old pilot cutter (A Colin Archer design) between 1928 and 1932. The Teddy was wrecked near Kawau Island, 30 miles north of Auckland.
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$45

71397
TAYLOR, James
PICTURING THE PACIFIC - Joseph Banks and the Shipboard Artists of Cook and Flinders

Adlard Coles. London. 2018. 1st Ed. Foreword by Richard J. Westall. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, engravings, prints, paintings). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 9781472955432
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$50

62966
THOMAS, P. N.
BRITISH OCEAN TRAMPS, Volume 1: Builders & Cargoes

Waine Research. Albrighton. U.K. 1992. 1st Ed. 158 PP with over 150 illust. (photos, plans, graphs,...) incl. 6 full-page colour photos. Title-page: "Enfield". Fp (in colour): "Wanstead". FEP: Steamer "Alistruther". REP: Facsimile of a Charter Party. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 30.3 x 21.5. 0905184130
Definition of tramp steamers and tramping. Design, construction & shipbuilders, cargoes and shipbroking.
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$70

71432
THOMPSON, Harry
THIS THING OF DARKNESS

Tinder Press. London. 2015. Reprint of 2005 edition. (14), 744 PP, (10). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 9780755302819
Historical novel based on the life of the young Captain Robert FitzRoy of HMS Beagle. His friendship with Charles Darwin and the twin obsessions that tore it apart .....
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$20

20918
THORNTON, E. C. B.
SOUTH COAST PLEASURE STEAMERS

Stephenson. London. 1962. 1st Ed. XII, 180 PP, plus 18 pages with 47 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
History of all England's South Coast pleasure steamers.
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$15

71258
THRA
TASMANIAN HISTORICAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, Papers and Proceedings - Volume 62, No. 3

Tasmanian Historical Research Association, Inc. Hobart. 2015. December 2015. Edited by Alexander ALISON. 76 PP with b/w ilustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24 x 15.5.
Two 1838 armed incursions of Upper Canada resulting in transportation to Van Diemen's Land, by John C. Carter. A Tasmanian Life: emerging from the Swamp, by John Honey ...
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$30

37409
TOUDOUZE, Georges G.-, de la RONCIERE, Ch., TRAMOND, Joannes, RONDELEUX, Cdt, DO
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE

Editions Saint-Georges. Paris. 1939. 2nd edition (updated) of the 1934 original. XII, 610 PP with 98 colour illustrations (6 of them tipped in on art paper), 1226 b/w illustrations (1 of them tipped in on art paper). Fp (in colour): Un navire de sa Majeste Britanique de la fin du XVIIIe siecle, en guise de grand pavois, les Couleurs des Etats et villes maritimes (dressed ship). Quarter bound, cloth cover, red leather spine with gilt title on green leather vignette. Light damage on 6 pages (58, 400, 405, 473, 490 and 495) with loss of a few words or small part of illustrations. Occasional foxing. Very good. Ingleton bookplate. Scarce. French text. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 38.3 x 30.
Geoffrey Ingleton: ... a most sumptuous work, lavishly illustrated.
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$80

71577
TUCKER, Jon
SNOW PETREL

40 Degrees South Publishing, Hobart. 2011. 1st Ed. iv, 167 PP with maps and colour photos throughout. Pictorial boards. A fine (as new) copy. 23.5 x 16. 9780980533262
The Roaring Forties, the Furious Fifties and Screaming Sixties, the Pack Ice, Cape Denison at Last, ... To the Pole, and Home.
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$50

68629
UNDERHILL, Harold A.
PLANK-ON-FRAME MODELS AND SCALE MASTING & RIGGING - VOLUME II

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1985. 6th reprint of the 1960 original. Vol.II: X, 148 PP with 89 sketches, plus 14 pages with 27 b/w photos & 5 full-page plates at rear of book. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). A near fine copy. 23.5 x 17.5. 0851742920
The bible for the ship modeller. Volume II: Mast-making and rigging, sailing models & power-craft hulls.
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$55

52722
[USN]
AIRCRAFT CARRIERS. The Mightiest Warships Afloat !

Topmill / Australian Warship.Sydney. c. 2002. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 37 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33 x 22.5.
Pictorial presentation of aircraft carriers. Aircraft and deck operations.
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$15

71566
VAITSES, Allan H.
LOFTING

Woodenboat Publications. 1999. Brooklin, Maine. 1st ed. (6), 150 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. Oblong: 25.4 x 17.8. 0937822558
Contents include: Lofting a Flat-bottomed Skiff, Lofting a Round-bottomed Auxiliary Sailboat, Developing Transoms, Lofting for One-Offs and Tooling...
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$25

64779
VILLIERS, Alan
LAST OF THE WIND SHIPS

Routledge. London. 1934. 1st Ed. XVIII, 59, (3) PP with 2 figures on double page (Rough Chart of the Parma / Sail and Rigging sketch), plus 208 b/w plates with photos by author. Top edge tinted. Original cloth cover, (no dj), title on front board and a lightly sunned spine. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 19.5.
Two voyages in the four-masted barque "Parma".
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$120

12460
WAINHOUSE, David W.
REMNANTS OF EMPIRE: The United Nations and the End of Colonialism

Council on Foreign Relations. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. X, (2), 153, (3 adv.) PP with 1 table and 1 double page map. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.
The Colonial emancipation debate initiated by WWII. Chapters on: Australia's difficult Trust obligations, New Zealand's enlightened colonial record, Disengagement and special problems in the British colonial domain...
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$20

71488
WALLACE, George
SAILING SHIPS

Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, Ltd. Toronto, Canada. 1972. 1st paperback edition in "Themes in Art" series. IV, 72 PP with 45 b/w and 40 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 23 x 18.5. 0039265587
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$20

71529
WALLACE-CRABBE, K.
HENRY ELLIOTT, NORFOLK ISLAND'S MYSTERY MAN

Cotswold Press. Warrandyte, Vic. 1979. 1st Limited edition limited to 120 copies. Hand numbered copy No.34 and signed by the author with a handwritten note. (6), 51, (5 blank) PP with 1 sketch map of Cape Barren Island and 4 illustrations. Errata slip pasted down on front endpaper. Pages stitched, pasted doiwn on an illustrated card cover. Scarce. 21.5 x 15 095967036X
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$60

18504
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEAMEN

G. Bell. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 226 PP, plus 8 b/w plates (portraits). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 20 x 13.
The seamanship of 10 great seamen: Drake & Anson... Cook & Nelson, Kane of HMS Calliope at Samoa... to Cunningham in WWI & WWII.
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$10

71668
WARREN, C.E.T. & BENSON, James
ABOVE US THE WAVES, The Story of Midget Submarines and Human Torpedoes

Harrap. London. 1953. Reprint of September 1953. 256 PP with 3 diagrams & 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 36 bw photos. Fp: King George VI aboard HMS Bonaventure in 1941. Eps: Sketch map showing X-craft and human-torpedo operations. Cloth cover, dj. (with chips and small pieces missing, now in a protective sleeve). 2 small insect holes (2 cm) near spine of half-title, fp. and title-pages, not affecting any text. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.2.
Development & training, attempts against the "Tirpitz", Mediterranean & Norwegian operations, attacks on Singapore, Hong Kong & Saigon.
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$25

71426
WEST, Steve
KA'NU CULTURE: Outrigger Canoeing - Australia and the Pacific 1995

Batini Books. Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast. 1995. 1st Ed. II, 173 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, maps, line drawings & plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 21 x 15. 0646222953
Oceania's canoe legacy ... Outrigger Canoe ... Paddle, Timber ...
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$65

71427
WEST, Steve
KA'NU CULTURE: Outrigger Canoeing - Volume 2, 1996

Batini Books. Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast. 1996. 1st Ed. (6), 188, (10) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, maps, line drawings & plans, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 21 x 15. 0958655405
Solo Outrigger Canoes ... The Zen of Steering... Waka Ama in New Zealand.
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$50

71312
WHITE STAR LINE
OCEAN TIMES - m.v. BRITANNIC: April 13th, 1933

On board. 1933. Issue of 13th April 1933. 8 PP with advertisements. Near fine. 35.5 x 28
News, financial markets, crosswords, todays laughs, ... published on board the steamers of the White Star Line. Poison Gas in the next war. ... Ship's Captain who wore Mascot Robe, presented by Maori Chief ... Mussolini Peace Pact accepted by 3 European Nations (France Germany & Great Britain). Goering appointed Premier of Prussia. ... New York Stocks, London Stock Market, Montreal Stocks, ....
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$50

71612
WILLIAMS, Captain Sir John
SO ENDS THIS DAY - An Autobiography

Globe Press. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 226, (6 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 60 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 24.2 x 15.8. 095936711X
He started before the mast on sailing ships, migrated to Australia where he worked for the ports of Townsville & Melbourne. Marine salvage, Chairman of the Australian Coastal Shipping Commission, Australian National Line.
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$40

71465
WILLIAMS, David L.
BRITISH FERRIES

Ian Allan. London. 2003. 1st Ed., in the Glory Days series. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Title page: Townsend Toresen. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Oblong: 19.2 x 24.5. 0711028915
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$25

71379
WILLIAMS, Lieutenant EMMA (editor)
NAVY OUTLOOK - INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW SYDNEY 2013

Faircount Media Group. Sydney. 2013. Special edition. Forewords by Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of Australia, Barry O'Farrell, Premier of NSW, Ray Griggs, Vice Admiral RAN ... 278 PP with 7 b/w photos and hundreds of colour illustrations (paintings, photos), plus large folded chart of Sydney Harbour in colour "1913 / 2013: International Fleet Review" between pages 112 & 113. Pictorial stiff covers with light creases on top and bottom front corners, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.
100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy.
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$35

71374
WILSON, Derek
THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED - Drake's Great Voyage 1577-1580

Allison & Busby Ltd. London. 1998. 1st paperback edition of the 1977 original. XIV, 240 PP with 9 maps and 66 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Soft cover, pictorial front. Spine lightly sunned & faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.3. 9780749003227
Published to celebrate the 400th anniversary of one of the greatest exploits accomplished by an Englishman.
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$15

70922
WILSON, Stewart
BOEING B-17, B-29 & LANCASTER - Legends of the Air series (No. 2)

Stewart Wilson & Aerospace Publications. Canberra. 1996. 1st edition. 189 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.6 x 21. 187567117X
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$15

63759
WISE, Terence
TO CATCH A WHALE

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1970. 1st Ed. 190 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 6 colour photos and 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy lacking the title page and with renewed endpapers, 2 "Withdrawn ..." stamps, and number at foot of spine of dust jacket. A very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
The first account of the cruises of an Antarctic whaler, giving the seaman's viewpoint, written by one who sailed the last 3 cruises of the factory ship "Balaena" from 1957 to 1960.
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$15

71416
WITHEY, Lynne
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY, Captain Cook and the Exploration of the Pacific

Hutchinson. London. 1988. 1st UK edition. 512 PP with 36 b/w illustrations. Eps: Mappemonde with Voyages of Captain James Cook. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 0091736021
Account of the last great age of European sea exploration, making use of the fragments of oral traditions, collected by early missionaries and anthropologists as well as the discoverers' notes.
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$20

71513
WRIGHT, Olive (editor)
NEW ZEALAND 1826-1827 - From the French of Dumont d'Urville

Wingfield Press. Wellington. 1950. 1st Ed. Foreword by Emmanuel Lancial. XII, 251 PP with 8 tail pieces, plus 14 pages with 13 b/w full-page illustrations, including 1 chart and 2 maps. Fp: Portrait of Dumont d'Urville. Soft cover, dj (with a few small spots or nicks). A little light foxing on covers and on outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy, signed by the editor on title-page. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.
Introductory essay by Olive Wright on Dumont d'Urville. Record of the early exploration of New Zealand by Dumont d'Urville (translation of his "Le Voyage of l'Astrolabe, 1826-1829).
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$60