33216
ABBOTT, J. H. M.
PEEPS AT MANY LANDS : THE SOUTH SEAS (MELANESIA)

Adam and Charles Black. London. 1910. Reprint of the 1908 original., in the "Peeps at Many Lands" series. VIII, 83, (10 publications) PP with 1 sketch-map, plus 12 colour plates. FEP: Crest of 36 countries. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Slight ageing of paper and light insect damage in gutter of front endpaper and frontispiece. Contents near fine. 19.8 x 14.
Norfolk Island. New Caledonia, the prison island. New Hebrides. Solomon Islands.
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$45

71776
ABBOTT, J.H.M.
THE NEWCASTLE PACKETS AND THE HUNTER VALLEY

Currawong Publishing. Sydney. 1943. 1st Ed. 242 PP, plus 14 pages with 1 colour and 12 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): "Sophia Jane" - 1831. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Covers lightly soiled. Free fly of front endpaper with bookshop label and stamp of previous owner. Newspaper review (Sydney Morning Herald, 30.10.1943) loosely inserted. Occasional foxing. o/wise a very good copy. 17.8 x 13.5.
The Hunter Valley and the ships owned by the Newcastle & Hunter River Steamship Co. Ltd.
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$50

68263
ADELAIDE STEAMSHIP
MENUS - T.S.M.V. MANOORA 1950

2 Dinner menus (folded), 12th November, 1950. Farewell Dinner (gilt script) with autographs, "Diner d'Adieu to Fremantle Passengers". At sea. Captain O. Nilsson. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 12.7.
Front cover with Australian native flowers in colour: Sturt Pea & Geraldton Wax Flower.
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$25

71806
ADELAIDE STEAMSHIP
T.S.M.V. MANOORA

The Adelaide Steamship Company Ltd. Adelaide. c. 1935. Folded poster (35.5 x 48 cms). Recto: "Twin Screw Motor Vessel Manoora" with 17 b/w photos (TSMV Manoora under way and 16 of accommodation. Verso: TSMV Manoora Accommodation Plan. Light wear and 3 small closed tears repaired with acid-free clear tape, o/wise near fine. Scarce. Folded size: 19 x 16;
Arrived Sydney 23/05/1935 (maiden Voyage).
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$80

71757
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh
FIVE CENTURIES OF FAMOUS SHIPS - From the Santa Maria to the Glomar Explorer

McGraw-Hill Book Company. New York. 1978. 1st edition with a foreword by Benjamin Labaree. VIII, (2), 435 PP with b/w illustrations: 5 headpieces and 105 photos or prints. Hard covers, title on front board and spine, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on outside top edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 17. 0070009538
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$40

71643
ANDERSON, Roy
WHITE STAR

T. Stephenson & Sons. London. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, 236 PP with 7 tail-pieces (by J.H. Isherwood), 2 head-pieces plus 32 pages with 58 b/w photos. Fp: Folded colour plate of the 60,000 ton "Oceanic" (by J.H. Isherwood). Cloth cover is very good, dust jacket has a few pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Stamp of Shaw Savill Sydney on FFEP. Light foxing and offsetting of endpapers, o/wise contents are near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.6.
Full story of the White Star Line and Fleet List of their sailing ships, steam & motor ships (P.185 to 218).
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$75

49145
ANDREWS, Graeme (editor)
MURRAY'S GUIDE TO AUSTRALIAN SAILING & BOATING

Murray Book Distributor. Sydney. c. 1975. 3rd edition. Ed. 286 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Covers with light creases. Name of previous owner at top of title page, and his stamp at top margin of 5 pages. Very good. 24 x 15.
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$10

45994
ANDREWS, Surgeon Captain O. W.
SEAMARKS AND LANDMARKS, being leaves from the log of Surgeon Captain O. W. Andrews, C.B.E., R.N.

Ernest Benn Limited. London. 1927. 1st Ed. (8), 360, X, PP with 1 musical score and 5 drawings, plus 34 plates with 48 b/w illustrations, and a folded map of the Dardanelles and a folded chart of the South West Pacific). Fp: Portrait of the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing and light wear to covers, o/wise a fine copy. 22.7 x 14.5.
Pacific Islands between December 1891 and February 1894 (Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Hebrides ...). Dardanelles and Gallipoli landing...
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$60

71895
ASHLEY, Clifford W.
THE ASHLEY BOOK OF KNOTS

Faber and Faber Limited. London. c. 2010. 18th reprint of the 1993 edition, with amendments by Geoffrey Budworth. X, (2), 620 PP profusely illustrated in b/w plus 8 plates with b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt-engraved title on cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket has a small repaired nick on rear, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 28.7 x 21.5. 057109659X
Every practical knot (over 3850): what it looks like, who uses it, where it comes from, how to tie it...
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$135

71500
ASHLEY, Peter
THE INDOMITABLE CAPTAIN MATTHEW FLINDERS, ROYAL NAVY

Pierhead Press. Clanfield, UK. 2005. 1st Ed. XXII, 86 PP 9 b/w and 16 colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Matthew Flinders by de Chazal. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 095508170X
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$40

71858
AUSTRALIAN BOY [THE]
EXCITING STORIES OF THE SEA (in The Australian Boy Fortnightly)

Standard Newspapers Pty. Ltd. / The Australian Boy. Cheltenham, Vic. 1954. Special Issue: Volume 2, No. 43, 31st May 1954. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, photos). Many of the drawings and photographs, by Lars Seymour. Softcovers, pictorial front (D 37 at sea). Ageing of paper (fragile), pages with chips and short tear, small part missing on last leave. Very good reading copy. 27.2 x 20.5.
Commemorating Captain James Cook, by K. Norman. Views of New Britain and British Solomon Islands, by Lars Seymour. Mystery of the Gothenburg Wreck, by Leon Juliant ...
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$10

38269
BACH, John
THE AUSTRALIA STATION - A History of the Royal Navy in the South West Pacific, 1821-1913

NSW University Press. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 259 PP with 3 maps & 53 b/w illust. Fp: HMS Wolverene. Eps: Boundaries of Australia Station. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 18.7. 0868403938
Royal Navy in Australian waters since 1821 when it was decided to detach a ship from the East Indies Station.
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$75

71761
BACH, John P. S.
A MARITIME HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA

Book Club Associates. Sydney. 1976. Reprint of the 1976 original. XIV, (2), 481 PP with 1 map and 65 b/w illustrations. Eps: Loading steamer at a river wharf. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0170050874
First full-scale general maritime history of Australia, describing the development of seaborne trade from 1788-1974, covering the years of European settlement.
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$30

69446
BACON, Jean & Stuart
THE SUFFOLK SHORELINE and the Sea

Segment Publications. Colchester, UK. 1984. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 26 b/w photos by Ernest Graystone. Soft cover, pictorial front. Near fine. 20.8 x 14.3. 0903282003
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$15

69021
BAKER, Dorothy
ALL OR NOTHING: Celebrating 150+ Years of the PORT ESPERANCE REGATTA

The Esperance Discovery Centre. Esperance, Tasmania. 2011. Ist edition. Foreword by Steve Harrison. (2), 93 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, newspaper clippings, photos, portraits). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Published for the Celebration in 2011 of the 150+ years of these regattas.
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$30

14205
BALDERSTON, David
THE WAIHEKE FERRIES OF AUCKLAND

Grantham House. Wellington. 1991. 1st Ed. X, 94 PP with b/w illust. (photos, maps & line draw.). Eps: Ferries' profiles. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26 x 18.8. 047700010
From the first ferry "Novelty" to the quick catamarans running between Auckland, Waiheke Island & Kawau Island.
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$20

71953
BALLANTYNE, Stuart
SEaCRET SeaMENS BUSINESS: Snapshots of a Wandering Sailor

Author. 2004. 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w illustrations (4 comic strips & 2 photos) and 6 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author at top of page 3. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
Early years in Geelong. Sea time with the British Phosphate Commission, Dominion Far East Line, Royal Australian Navy .
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$25

62337
BALLARD, Robert D. & ARCHBOLD, Rick
THE LOST SHIPS OF GUADALCANAL

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1993. 1st Australian edition. 228 PP with over 300 b/w & colour illustrations. Half title page: Crest of the 1st Marine Division. Title spread: Rusting hull on landing Beach. Eps: Fleet under attack. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 28.8 x 22.2. 186373533X
The Guadalcanal campaign with compelling stories of sailors and warships, resting in Iron Bottom Sound.
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$20

67869
BARKO, Ivan
THE ALLIANCE FRANCAISE OF SYDNEY BETWEEN THE TWO WORLD WARS, A STUDY IN LEADERSHIP (in Explorations No. 55)

Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. Melbourne. 2013. Australian Summer 2013-2014. 82PP. Contains article between pages 3 and 27. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.2 x 14.5.
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$10

22154
BARRACLOUGH, E.M.C. (Editor)
FLAGS OF THE WORLD

Frederick Warne. London. 1969. Revised edition. IX, 284 PP with over 375 text drawings, plus 40 plates with 370 flags in full colour. Fp: 6 Flags of the United States of America. Hard cover, vellum, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Top edge tinted. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.4 x 16.5. 723211019
A very comprehensive work.
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$25

61908
BARTIMEUS
MALTA INVICTA

Chatto & Windus. London. 1943. 4th impression. 32 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Small crease at top corner of front cover. War economy paper. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.
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$15

71827
BATY, Scott
SHIPS THAT PASSED

Reed Books. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 328 PP with b/w illust. Fp: P & O Liner "Oriana". Ep: Oriana passing the Chandris liner "Australis". Hard cover, dj. Note to previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 0730100081
Salute to six decades of international passenger shipping service in Australasian waters. A pictorial roll-call of these liners.
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$40

70561
BAUDIN, Nicolas
REFLECTIONS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL VOYAGER: Nicolas Baudin Letter to Philip Gidley King, 24 December 1802

Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2016. 1st edition. Edited and Translated by Jean Fornasiero. 46, (2) PP. Stiff covers, illustrated front. French and English text. Fine. 23.5 x 18. 9781876154912
... Supposed claims by the French Government on Van Diemen's Land ... Relations in Sydney between the English and the Aborigines... On the name given to King Island...
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$30

13230
BAYLY, C. A.
INDIAN SOCIETY AND THE MAKING OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE

CUP. Cambridge. 1988. 1st Ed., Volume II, No. 1 in The New Cambridge History of India series XI, 239 PP with 5 maps. Fp: John Mowbray circa 1790. Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette on front cover and spine. Ex library copy with a few stamps on both endpapers, and lower margin of half title and title page. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine internally. 23.5 x 15.4. 0521250927
The formation of states and social groups in 18th century India. The British East India Company...
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$20

60576
BELT, J. E. B. & APPLEYARD, H. S.
A HISTORY OF FRANK C. STRICK AND HIS MANY SHIPPING ENTERPRISES

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1996. 1st Ed. 134 PP with 130 b/w photos. Inside back cover: 4 Funnels and House Flags (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617819
Fleet Lists. ... Vessels built. Wartime losses.
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$20

71634
BEN LINE
THE BEN LINE - The Story of a Merchant Fleet at War 1939-1945

Thomas Nelson. London. 1946. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Wm. Thomson & Company. XI, 107 PP plus 2 photos of Merchant Navy Aircraft Carriers. Fp: Picture of damage to the hull after a torpedo attack. Eps: Maps of the Atlantic & Indian Oceans with the Mediterranean Sea where some Ben Line ships were damaged/sunk. Cloth cover with house flag (in colour) on front cover, dj. Offsetting of endpapers. Dust jacket with a few spots or small chips. An otherwise fine copy of a scarce title. 21.5 x 13.8.
A record of the many gallant episodes during WWII by the ships of the Ben Line.
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$50

30535
BENNETT, Geoffrey
NAVAL BATTLES OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR

B.T. Batsford. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 14 maps and diagrams, plus 24 pages with 64 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Head of spine of dust jacket with a closed tear and worn and in a protective sleeve. Occasional foxing. . Very good.. 22.8 x 15.2.
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$20

71773
BERTHOLD, Robert
The AUSTRALIAN SCUBA DIVERS Illustrated Dictionary

Robert Berthold Photography. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by J.T. Baker, AIMS. 224 PP with 240 photos (over 160 in full colour). Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646075268
Quick reference guide to Marine plants and animals, biological terms... From Abalone and Absolute pressure to Zooxanthellae and Zostera.
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$35

18125
BISHOP, Chris (editor)
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD SEA POWER

Temple Press/Aerospace. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1988 original. 319 PP with 14 3-view and cutaway drawings, 250 colour profiles and over 500 photographs in text. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0600332748
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$10

71493
BLAINEY, Geoffrey
SEA OF DANGERS: Captain Cook and his Rivals

Viking. Melbourne. 2008. 1st Ed. XI, 420 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.7. 9780670072231
1768 to 1771: quest of the great Southland by Captain Cook on the Endeavour and Jean de Surville on the St. Jean Baptiste.
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$30

40422
BLAKE, George
B.I. CENTENARY 1856-1956

Collins. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 272 PP, plus 16 plates with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Statue of Sir William McKinnon. Cloth cover, dj (a few chips, closed tears and a small pieces missing). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.8.
The British India Steam Navigation Company Limited, created to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon to become, in 1922, the largest merchant fleet in the world.
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$25

69609
BLORE, Lieutenant-Commander Trevor
COMMISSIONED BARGES - The Story of the Landing Craft

Hutchinson & Co. London. 1945. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w photos. Blue cloth cover, dulled spine. Internally a near fine copy of a scarce title. Image shows the title-page. 23.5 x 15.5.
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$30

71809
BLUE FUNNEL LINE
THE BLUE FUNNEL LINE TO AUSTRALIA, by T.S.S. Ulysses & T.S.S. Nestor

Alfred Holt & Co. Liverpool. c. 1935. Folded poster (45 x 57 cms). Recto: 1 colour painting or T.S.S. Ulysses or T.S.S. Nestor and 6 b/w photos of Accommodation. Verso: 9 colour photo of paintings (The Nomad of Australian Interior / Kosciusko / Snowy Mountain near Yass / The Great Barrier Reef and 5 of Australian capital cities. Short closed tears repaired with acid-free clear tape. Near fine. Scarce. Folded format: 19 x 15.
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$100

71841
BLYTH, Stan
THESE DAYS HAVE GONE FOREVER - A Narrative of the Early Days of the Furneaux Islands as I Knew Them

Stan Blyth. Prospect, Tasmania. 1986. 1st Ed. (10), 92 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of Flinders Island and 14 sketches by Rosemary Mastnak. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Dated and signed by the author on page (5) "Autobiography". Fine. Scarce. 29 x 20.6.
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$70

69635
BOLT, Frank
THE FOUNDING OF HOBART: a Diary recounting the Events on the Derwent in 1803-1804

Peregrine Pty. Ltd. Kettering, Tas. 2005. Reprint of the 2004 original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded plan (in colour) of Hobart Town. Fp (in colour): Robert, Lord Hobart, 4th Earl of Buckinghamshire (1760-1816). Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 25.6 x 18.5. 0975716603
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$65

49105
BOND, Bob, GRANT, Brian, CLARK, Jonathan et al.
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF SAILING: Equipment, Boats, Competition, Techniques

Chancellor Press. London. 2001. Reprint of the 1997 updated edition. 192 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.7. 0753703076
Over 50 types of boats detailed.
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$10

66802
BONINGTON, Chris, KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
SEA, ICE AND ROCK

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 143 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps on full page and 16 photos), plus 32 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 0340576197
Voyage to and exploration of Greenland, on Suhaili.
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$15

71767
BOWEN, Frank C.
HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC LINE

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London. 1928. 1st Ed. (17 adverts.), (4), 205, (11 adverts.) PP with 44 b/w photos, all but 1 on ships and 22 of them on full page. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine and lower part of front cover somewhat sunned and some light wear. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.5.
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$80

41177
BOWER YOUNG, Stephen
TRAPPED AT PEARL HARBOR - Escape from Battleship Oklahoma

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1991. 1st edition in the Bluejacket Books series. 189 PP with 7 plans, plus 32 pages with 48 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 156865927X
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$15

17532
BOWKER, R. M. & BLIGH, Lt. William, R.N.
MUTINY!! Aboard H.M. Armed Transport 'Bounty' in 1789

Bowker & Bertram. London. 1978. 1st Ed. Edited from the original log by R. M. Bowker. XII, 388 PP with 4 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 6 b/w illust. (3 charts, 1 plan, 2 photos). FEP: Plan of the Bounty. REP: Mappe monde. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 19 x 12.5.
Based on the official log of the 'Bounty' with comments and annotations by the editor.
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$15

71520
BRADLEY, William
A VOYAGE TO NEW SOUTH WALES - The Journal of Lieutenant William Bradley RN of HMS Sirius, 1786-1792

Public Library of New South Wales / Ure Smith. Sydney. 1969. Publication No. 11 in The William Dixson Foundation series. Reproduced in facsimile from the original manuscript, with a Portfolio of Charts. XVI, 495 PP with 29 colour views on full page, plus 25 charts inside a portfolio. Cloth cover, dj. Portfolio is an open-ended slipcase with a dust jacket. Dust jacket of book has a few rubs on front and is plastic protected. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise a near fine set. 24.1 x 19.2.
Account of the voyage from England, explorations and surveys, observer of nature and of the aboriginal people.
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$75

71705
BRAMSEN, Bo
A HUNDRED YEARS OF DANNEBROG - The history of Dannebrog Shipowning Company 1883-1983: Shipowners and crews / Ships and money

Rederiet Dannebrog. Rungsted Kyst, Denmark. 1983. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Translated from the Danish original by Frederick and Christine Crowley. Preface by Ebbe Wedell-Wedellsborg. 216 PP with 146 profiles (in colour) and b/w or colour illustrations (facsimile of documents, prints, photos). Cloth cover, gilt devices on front board, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks/closed tears and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on first and last pages, o/wise a fine copy.. 27.6 x 20.5. 8717051894
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$55

49111
BRASSEY, T. A. (editor)
INDEX TO JAMES' NAVAL HISTORY: Edition 1886, prepared by C. G. Toogood

Navy Records Society. London. 1895. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume IV. (X), 188 PP. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Prize bookplate to Sub-Lieutenant F.C. Darlet, R.N. pasted down on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing spots mostly on prelims, last pages and on outside edges and a few pages, o/wise very good. 23.2 x 15.5.
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$20

20633
BREEZE, Geoffrey
THE PAPENBURG SISTERS

Kingfisher Railway Productions. Southampton. 1988. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 graph, 2 maps, 6 plans of ships, and 57 bw photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.5. 946184488
Modern roll-on roll-off car/passenger ferries built in Germany by Jos. L. Meyer at Papenburg-Ems.
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$10

40421
BROWN, Antony
300 YEARS OF LLOYD'S

Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1988. 1st edition, a Lloyd's List special supplement. 268 PP (over 80 with advertising material) with b/w and colour illustrations. Some small dog-eared pages. Pictorial soft cover has a few small creases, o/wise near fine. 33.8 x 23.8. 185044188X
Edward Lloyd, Coffee man...
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$25

71786
BROWN, Capt. Charles H.
DEVIATION AND THE DEVIASCOPE, Including the Practice and Theory of COMPASS ADJUSTMENT, also a Note on the Gyro-Compass

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1943. Reprint of the Sixth Edition. XII, 278 PP with 6 tables (table III with folded side), 65 b/w & 48 colour figures including 9 b/w photos, plus 1 folded diagram & 5 large folded charts. Fp: Roof Deviascope. Red cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. A few pencil notes on formulae on FFEP and a hand drawn diagram on the verso of the frontispiece. Covers have light wear around edges and a little fraying at extremities of spine. Previous owners' signature and stamp on inside front cover. A very good copy. 21.6 x 14.
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$20

71398
BRUNT, Peter & THOMAS, Nicholas (editors)
OCEANIA

Royal Academy of Arts. London. 2018. 1st Ed. Foreword by Christopher Le Brun and Stephane Martin. 325 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial hard covers. Fine condition. 31 x 25. 9781910350492
Exhibition catalogue published to accompany the exhibitions held at Royal Academy, London (29 September to 31 December 2018) and at Musée du Quai Branly - Jacques Chirac (12 March to 7 July 2019). Reimagining the Ocean, by Anne Salmon. Architecture, the Seasons and Rituals in the Land of the Kanaks, by Emanuel Kasarherou. Museums, Collections, Colonialism and the Gift: A Dialogue ...
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$110

71515
BUCKBY, Pauline
DAVID HOWIE, Devil or Saint

Jamala Press. Smithton, Tasmania. 2003. 1st Ed. 186 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 plan, 1 sketch map of King Island and 38 engravings & photos. Illustrated stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 23.5 x 15.5. 1876913088
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$50

71845
BULKELEY, John & CUMMINS, John
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS in His Majesty's Ship the "WAGER" in the years 1740-1741

Robert M. McBride & Co. New York. 1927. 3rd edition of the 1757 enlarged edition. Intrduction by Arthur D. Bowden Smith. XXXI, (3), 212 PP, plus 4 b/w illustrations (3 on double page). Fp: The wreck of the Wager. Cloth cover, gilt title (lightly sunned) on spine. Top edge tinted. Occasional foxing. Very good. Images shows title-page and frontispiece. 21 x 14.5.
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$35

71738
BULLIMORE, Tony
SAVED

Little, Brown and Company. London. 1997. 1st Ed. (12), 237 PP with 1 sketch map "The route of the Vendée Globe race, plus 16 pages with 5 b/w and 27 colour photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780316641500
Extraordinary tale of survival on board "Exide Challenger" and rescue in the Southern Ocean by H.M.A.S. Adelaide.
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$20

64313
BURWASH, Dorothy
ENGLISH MERCHANT SHIPPING 1460-1540

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1969. 1st edition in the David & Charles Reprints series of the 1947 original. XII, 259 PP, plus 5 b/w plates (3 on double page). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket a little faded on spine, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14.2. 715343866
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$20

71700
BUSHELL, T. A.
ROYAL MAIL - A Centenary History of the Royal Mail Line 1839 - 1939

Trade and Travel Publications Ltd. London. 1939. 1st Ed. XVI, 270 PP with 2 maps and 13 text illustrations, plus 38 b/w plates with 1 map and 66 illustrations. Fp (in colour): Armorial bearings of the Royal Mail Lines, with tissue guard. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover Per Mare Ubique, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt, dj. Dust jacket with repaired closed tears, now protected. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by the author. Occasional foxing. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 25.2 x 19.
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$125

22125
BYRON, Tom
SCUBA DIVERS GUIDE TO NORTHERN NEW SOUTH WALES COAST

Aqua Sports Publications. Sydney. 1995. Revised 3rd edition of the 1983 original. 220 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 20.4 x 13.5. 0949490016
From Tweed Heads and Byron Bay to Sydney, and Lord Howe Island: 142 dive Locations. Stories on 75 shipwrecks, from Adolphe and Avalon to Yarra Yarra.
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$30

12318
CALDWELL, J., MADDOCK, B. & SENBERGS, J.
ANTARCTIC JOURNEY, Three Artists in Antarctica

AGPS. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. V, 50 PP with b/w & col. illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23 x 21. 0644081724
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$25

71649
CAMERON, Alan & FARNDON, Roy
SCENES FROM SEA AND CITY - LLOYD'S LIST 1734-1984 - 250TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT

Lloyd's List. London. 1984. 1st edition, April 17, 1984. 288 PP (over 110 with advertising material) with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33.8 x 23.8.
Lloyd's List, from Coffee House to the Computer... Development of cargo handling and stowage... The toll of the sea. Facing the risk: towage and salvage... The National Maritime Museum and Lloyd's List.
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$25

71785
CAMPBELL, Vice-Admiral Gordon
SAILORMEN ALL

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1935. November reprint of 1933 1st Ed. XVII, 301 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Horatio Nelson. Blue cloth cover, dust jacket. Dust jacket has a few rubs and small chips or closed tears and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy in the scarce dust jacket. 22.2 x 14.8.
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$30

40539
CAPPER, D. P.
MOAT DEFENSIVE - A History of the Waters of the Nore Command 55 BC to 1961

Arthur Barker. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and a few chips). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5..
Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).
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$15

71787
CARMAN, W.Y.
THE ROYAL ARTILLERY

Osprey Publishing. London. 1973. 1st Ed. in the Men-at-Arms Series. 40 PP with b/w and colour plates by Michael Roffe. Illustrated card covers. Very good. 24.5 x 18. 085045140X
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$15

71866
CASEBROOK, A. R.
MODEL BOAT RADIO CONTROL

MAP / Model Aeronautical Press Ltd. Watford, Herts. 1957. 1st Ed. (2), 108 PP with tables and 155 figures, plus 8 plates with 43 b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front . Front cover with a light crease. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.2 x 14.
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$15

36629
CLIFF, Paul (editor)
A SPORTING NATION - Celebrating Australia's Sporting Life

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1999. 1st Ed. VI, 130 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 26.5 x 21.5. 0642107041
26 sports featured: Rod and Reel (fishing) - Making a wave (water skiing and powerboating) - Boards, sand, togs and flags (Surfboard riding, bodysurfing, life saving)...
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$20

49305
COCHRANE, Admiral Lord
MEMOIRS OF A FIGHTING CAPTAIN

The Folio Society. London. 2005. 1st Ed, with Introduction and editorial matter by Brian Vale. XXII, (6), 311 PP with 1 facsimile of document and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 20 colour and 12 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Thomas, Lord Cochrane, 1807. Full cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated slipcase. Fine. 24.8 x 16.7.
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$30

71758
COLEMAN, Neville
THE UNDERWATER AUSTRALIA DIVE GUIDE

Nelson Publishers. Melbourne. 1987. 1st Ed. VIII, 271, (7 adv.) PP with bw and colour illust. Pictorial stiff cover. Dedicatory note on page I signed by the author. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 0170069192
Information on diving sites of Queensland, New South Wales... Northern Territory. Chapters on underwater wildlife & hazards, medical services...
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$15

37537
COLLINS, Bruce E.
THE WRECK OF THE PENGUIN

Steele Roberts. Wellington. 2000. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & plans, drawings, paintings and photographs). Title page: the Penguin leaving Wellington. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20 x 28. 1877228281
Wreck of the New Zealand Union Steam Ship Penguin, 12th February 1909, with loss of 72 lives.
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$25

71826
COLWELL, Max
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS

Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1973. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 108 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly sunned on spine and with foxing spots on the inside. Occasional foxing. Very good. Oblong: 25.7 x 29.5. 0701800259
The owners, builders, ships, seamen and their deeds and disasters which played a part in Australia's development.
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$25

33788
COMMONWEALTH BANK
SHIPS IN AUSTRALIA'S HISTORY

Commonwealth Bank. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 20 colour illustrations by Graham Back. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.3 x 18.
Earliest visitors, H.M. Bark Endeavour, Famous Ships in our Exploration, Whalers and Sealers, The Great Days of Sail, Canvas Gives Way to Steam, The Days of the Rivermen, Australia's Current Shipping Picture (shows the Iron Hunter). A very well illustrated booklet.
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$15

20093
COOKE, E.W.
MARINES DE E. W. COOKE

Editions de l'Estran. Douarnenez. 1983. 1st French edition. No pagination. 124 pages with 50 b/w plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Occasional foxing. Near fine. French text. 25 x 32. 2903707075
Reproduction of the original "Fifty Plates of Shipping & Craft", drawn and etched by the English marine artist, E.W. Cooke, London, 1829.
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$80

71739
COOMBE, Derek
FISHERMEN FROM THE KENTISH SHORE

Meresborough Books. Gillingham, Kent. 1989. 1st Ed. 181, (3 publications) PP with over 110 b/w illustrations (maps, 8 Lines Drawings & Sail Plans, and paintings, prints, photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0948193409
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$35

30018
COPPINGER, R.W.
CRUISE OF THE ALERT, Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.)

R. Worthington. New York. 1884. 2nd Ed. XV, 256 PP plus 17 full-page woodcut illustrations from photographs by F. North, R.N., and from Sketches by the Author. Fp: HMS Alert at anchor in Tom Bay, West Coast of Patagonia. Rebound copy, retaining original gilt-engraved and decorated cloth cover and spine. All edges gilt. Bookplate on FEP. Corners a little worn, o/wise an excellent copy with only occasional light foxing. 26 x 18.5.
The voyage of a naturalist/zoologist on board the HMS Alert. Four years in the waters of Patagonia, Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef and the Seychelles.
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$300

16168
CORDINGLY, David
NICHOLAS POCOCK, 1740-1821

Conway Maritime Press / National Maritime Museum. London. 1986. 1st Ed., in Conway's Marine Artists series. 120 PP with 77 b/w plates, plus 8 colour plates on full page. Title spread: The capture of the Resistance and Constance. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on inside of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.5 x 19. 085177377X
Whilst at sea, Nicholas Pocock restricted his artistic activities to pen & ink drawings in his logbooks. He had taught himself to draft and did not take up painting as a profession until he was nearly 40.
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$40

43140
COWSILL, Miles
BRITTANY FERRIES - De la Terre à la Mer / From the Land to the Sea

Ferry Publications. Kilgetty, UK. 1993. 2nd revised edition of the 1989 original. 96 PP with 1 map, 1 cut away, 3 plans, 91 b/w and 53 colour photos. Inside front cover: Normandie. Inside back cover: the Prince of Brittany off Alderney. Pictorial soft cover. Text in French and English. Name or previous owner at top of title page, o/wise fine.. Oblong: 19.5 x 21. 1871947170
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$15

62935
CREE, Edward H.
NAVAL SURGEON, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N. as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856

E. P. Dutton. New York. 1982. 1st US edition. 276 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Edward Hodges Cree. Eps: Chart of South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a repaired tear at foot of spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 19. 0906671361
Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.
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$30

71721
CUNYNGHAM-BROWN, Sjovald
THE TRADERS - A Story of Britain's South-east Asian Commercial Adventure

Newman Neame, for Guthrie & Co. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 352 PP with facsimile of a letter in text, plus 28 pages with 43 b/w illust. Fp: Alexander Guthrie. Eps: The Guthrie Coat of Arms. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 16. 080174132
Story of the firm founded by Alexander Guthrie, in Singapore, which expanded through Malaysia, Australia, Southern Africa and the United Kingdom.
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$30

19363
DARROCH, Vin
BARQUE POLLY WOODSIDE (Rona)

Lowden Publishing. Kilmore, Vic. 1978. 1st Ed. XXIV, 141 PP plus 40 pages with 67 b/w illust. (plans, maps, photos). Hard cover, dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 14. 0909706638
Her history: as a barque, as a windjammer, in port as a coal hulk and lastly, as a floating museum.
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$20

60303
DAVENPORT ADAMS, W. H.
FAMOUS SHIPS OF THE BRITISH NAVY; or, Stories of Enterprise and Daring collected from our Naval Chronicles, and an appendix on iron-clad ships by N. Barnaby

James Hogg. London. 1863. 1st Ed. XIV, 15-316, (4 publications) PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 7 b/w plates (Drake, Blake, Anson, Collingwood, Broke, Jarvis, Nelson). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Covers rubbed and worn. Renewed endpapers. Good reading copy. 17.5 x 12.
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$35

22319
DAVIDSON, J. W.
PETER DILLON OF VANIKORO, Chevalier of The South Seas

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1975. 1st edition with an introduction by O. H. K. Spate, the editor. XIX, 351 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: Peter Dillon's major voyages in the South Seas. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 195504577
Biography of Peter Dillon, who first discovered the fate of the lost French explorer La Pérouse.
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$25

69782
DAVIES, J. L.
THE WHALES AND SEALS OF TASMANIA

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 1963. 1st Ed. 29 PP (2 Index) with 27 b/w figures by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.
Guide to the marine mammals of Tasmania. The pinnipeds (seals, sea lions & fur seals) and the cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises), endemic to Tasmania or migratory.
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$20

71711
DAVIES, P.N.
THE TRADE MAKERS, Elder Dempster in West Africa 1852-1972

Allen & Unwin. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 526 PP with tables in text plus 32 plates with 79 b/w illust. (facsimiles of documents, shipping schedules, maps & photos). FEP: Map of Economic Africa, South Coast of Western Africa (1885). REP: Map of the Coast of Central West Africa (1960). Cloth cover, price-clipped dust jacket has some edge wear and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 24 x 16. 0043870031
From the African Steam Ship Company of 1852, .. developments with British West Africa, .. Fleet List (24 photos).
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$50

15517
DAY, David
CONTRABAND AND CONTROVERSY, The Customs History of Australia from 1901

Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1996. 1st Ed. XXXIV, 558 PP with 112 b/w illustratrions, plus 24 pages with 44 colour plates. Eps. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on the inside of the dust jacket, o/wise fine. 25.9 x 18. 0644331518
Protection of the industry with tariffs, administration and implementation of the White Australia policy, censorship... war on drugs...
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$30

36070
DEAR, Ian
MARINES AT WAR

Ian Allan. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 20 maps and plans, and 174 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 29.8 x 22. 0711011478
Wake Island, Guadalcanal, Tarawa, Iwo Jima... Walcheren.
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$10

71779
DIXON, G. M.
FOR THOSE IN PERIL - The Lifeboatmen

Minimax Books. Peterborough, UK. 1981. 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w illudtrations (Line drawings by Malcolm Walker, maps, plans, photos...). Pictorial stiff covers with light wear. Near fine. 24.5 x 18. 0960791146
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$15

71857
DOUKAN, Dr. Gilbert
UNDERWATER HUNTING

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1953. 2nd impression (August 1953) of the July 1953 original. Translated by Bernard Miall, from the French "La Chasse Sous-Marine". X, 162, (4 publications) PP, plus 16 pages with b/w illustrations (5 plates with drawings and 20 photos). Fp: An Omber weighing 33 Kgs. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Top outside edge tinted. Dust jacket (now protected) rubbed at edges, and with pieces missing at head, middle and foot of spine. Foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5.
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$40

34721
DOVERS, W. A. G.
CONTROLLING CIVIL MARITIME ACTIVITIES IN A DEFENCE CONTINGENCY

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed., Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 59. 129 PP with 4 tables and 11 figures (2 diagrams and 9 maps). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731507940
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$25

30597
DULLES, Foster Rhea
EASTWARD HO!, The First English Adventurers to the Orient - Richard Chancellor - Anthony Jenkinson - James Lancaster - William Adams - Sir Thomas Roe

The Bodley Head Limited. London. 1931. 1st Ed. XIV, 199 PP, plus 2 folded maps and 18 b/w plates (1 on double page). Fp: Czar Ivan Vassilivitch. Hard cover (lightly rubbed on hinges). Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5.
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$20

19346
DUNN, Laurence
MERCHANT SHIPS OF THE WORLD, 1910-1929 (in Colour)

Blandford. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 215 PP with 4 pages of sketches and 96 colour plates by the author. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 19.8 x 13.8. 0713705698
Pictorial survey of the merchant ship, ocean liner, tramp steamer, freighter, tanker ...
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$15

68628
DUYKER, Edward
CITIZEN LABILLARDIERE - A Naturalist 's Life in Revolution and Exploration (1755-1834)

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 2004. Paperback edition of the 2003 original. XX, 383, (3) PP with 12 maps, plus 16 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 24.3 x 16.5. 0522851606
Naturalist with the Bruny d'Entrecasteaux expedition with calls in Van Diemens Land, New Holland, the Friendly Islands, New Caledonia...
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$30

32739
DYALL, Valentine
A FLOOD OF MUTINY

Hutchinson. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and short dedicatory note. Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 20.4 x 13.5.
The Indian Mutiny of 1857. Battleship Potemkin. Mutiny on the Bounty...
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$10

17924
DYSON, John
SPIRIT OF SAIL - CLIPPERS, WINDJAMMERS, AND TALL SHIPS

David Bateman. Buderim. 1987. 1st Australian edition. Originally purblished in Canada by Key Porter Books. 176 PP, profusely illustrated with plans, b/w & colour photos. Eps. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0949135151
The call of the sea and the exaltation sailors experience as they brave wind and wave.
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$15

15518
EASTY, John
MEMORANDUM OF THE TRANSACTIONS OF A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO BOTANY BAY 1787-1793 - A First Fleet Journal

Public Library of New South Wales / Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1965 1st edition in the William Dixson Foundation publication No. 4. X, 182 PP (4). Fp: Facsimile of page 94 of John Easty's journal. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, a few small nicks to the dj, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 20.8.
Voyage on the first fleet transport "Scarborough".
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$45

61220
EDMONDS, Carl, LOWRY, Christopher & PENNEFATHER, John
DIVING AND SUBAQUATIC MEDICINE

Diving Medical Centre. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. with a foreword by Bart McKenzie. 398 PP with tables and figures (very few with colour). Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers slightly damaged (effects of water and speckles). Front endpaper with name of previous owner and scribble. 2 other pages with scribbles. A very good working copy. 23.5 x 16. 0959719105
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$5

55371
EDWARDS A. J. & GANNON, C. A. (editors)
TRANS-TASMAN SHIPPING

AGPS. Canberra. 1980. 1st edition by Bureau of Transport Economics (Canberra) and Ministry of Transport (Wellington). XI, 193 PP with 1 map, figures and tables. Soft cover. Very good. 25 x 17.5. 0642058083
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$15

18710
EDWARDS, Commander Kenneth
MEN OF ACTION

Collins. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 320 PP plus 19 b/w plates with portraits of these Men of Action. Cloth cover bumped, spine faded, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.
Short biography and the actions of 19 officers [17 Royal Navy, 1 Royal Marines & 1 Royal Australian Navy (John Augustine Collins)].
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$5

37748
EDWARDS, Hugh
TREASURES OF THE DEEP - The Extraordinary Life and Times of Captain Mike Hatcher

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2000. 2nd printing of the 2000 original. (8), 279 PP, plus 48 pages with 9 b/w and 80 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Junk "Song Saigon"). Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0732258855
Fame with the discovery of the wreck of "Geldermalsen" lost on Admiral Stellingwerf Reef, and salvage of her Nanking cargo. Discovery of the wreck of "Tek Sing", a great junk lost in 1822 on Belvidere Rock, Gaspar Strait.
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$25

71919
FENTON, Tony
A HISTORY OF PORT DAVEY, South West Tasmania. Volume One: Fleeting Hopes

Forty South Publishing Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by Christobel Mattingley. XXII, 312 PP with 7 maps, b/w and colour illustrations (charts, drawings, engravings, maps, paintings, photos and portraits). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 17.5. 9780995408241
Landfall and first contacts... Gold Fever. Whaling. Huon Pines... Tin Rush... Shipwrecks on an inhospitable coast.
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$50

72006
FIDLON, Paul G. & RYAN, R. J. (editors)
THE JOURNAL OF PHILIP GIDLEY KING: Lieutenant, R.N. 1787-1790

Australian Documents Library. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. XX, 402 PP with 3 facsimiles of documents (plates O, P, Q), plus 14 b/w plates (A to N). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 19. 0908219016
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$40

72005
FIDLON, Paul G. & RYAN, R. J. (editors)
THE JOURNAL AND LETTERS OF LT. RALPH CLARK 1787-1792

Australian Documents Library / Library of Australian History. Sydney. 1981. 1st facsimile edition. XVIII, (2), 344 PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 8 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing on tope outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 19. 0908219024
Marine Lieutenant Ralph Clark, sailed from England on the "Friendship", remained in Sydney up to his departure on board H.M.S. "Sirius" for Norfolk in March 1790. He returned to England in June 1792.
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$40

71673
FINDLAY, Alexander George.
A DIRECTORY FOR THE NAVIGATION OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN; with description of its Coasts, Islands, etc., from the Strait of Magalhaens to Panama, and those of New Zealand, Australia, etc.; its Winds, Currents, and Passages

R. H. Laurie. London. 1884. 5th edition of the 1851 original. LVI, 1252, (2) PP, plus 4 b/w plates with 14 coastal views, and 6 folded charts (in colour) "Chart of the Pacific Ocean shewing the Surface Currents and Ice Drifts", "Chart of the Fiji Islands", "Chart of the Pacific Ocean shewing the Prevalent Winds", "The South Pacific Ocean shewing the Lines of Equal Magnetic Variation and Dip", "Chart of the Pacific Ocean Bottom Chart", and "The South Pacific Ocean Track Chart". Rebacked copy. Cloth cover, gilt title on leather vignette pasted down on spine. Slight ageing of paper, and light foxing. Two first leaves repaired. Two of the folded charts have been reinforced, and one is split at a fold, o/wise near fine. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Scarce. 25.4 x 17.
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$300

71730
FINGER, Jerry E. & DAWSON, Montague
CHARTER BANKSHARES, Inc. - 1995 Annual Report

Charter Bankshares, Inc. Houston, Texas. 1996. Annual edition. 12 PP with 6 colour illustrations: Portrait of Jerry E. Finger, Chairman and 5 paintings by Montague Dawson. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 30.5 x 22.2.
Charter's banking and financial services, in Houston, Texas.
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$10

15542
FINKEL, George
JAMES COOK, ROYAL NAVY

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1971. Reprint of the 1970 original. 191 PP with 3 maps, and 15 tail pieces. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 207952671
First seafaring experiences on coastal colliers, surveying & navigation skills to help General Wolfe in the capture of Quebec. The voyage of the Endeavour.
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$20

15655
FLEURIEU, Charles P.C.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD 1790-1792 PERFORMED BY ETIENNE MARCHAND (In Two Volumes)

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. Facsimile reprint of 1801 original English edition. Nos. 23 & 24 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume I: (VIII), CXXVIII, 361 PP, plus 8 plates including 4 folded charts. Volume II: XII, 504 PP, plus 105 PP comprising the journal of the route of the ship 'Solide' in 1790, 1791 & 1792. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Fine. 26 x 21.
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$80

22893
FOLEY, Captain John C. H.
REEF PILOTS - The History of the Queensland Coast and Torres Strait Pilot Service

Banks Bros. & Street. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. XIX, 202 PP plus 64 pages of illustrations. Title page: Crest of the Torres Strait Pilots. Fp: Chart of the Torres Strait. Eps: Charts of the Queensland coasts. Hard cover, dj (a little sunned on spine). Signed by the author on the recto of the frontispiece. Loosely inserted: Invitation to the launch of the book at The Brisbane Club on 30th April, 1982. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0959335803
History of the Queensland Coast & Torres Strait Pilot Service.
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$35

33590
FORBES, Allan & EASTMAN, Ralph M.
OTHER YANKEE SHIP SAILING CARDS - Presenting more reproductions of the colourful cards announcing ship sailings to California and other Pacific ports in the days when the California Gold Rush led to the development of fast sailing clippers and able and courageous men to sail them

State Street Trust Company. Boston, Mass., USA. 1949. 1st Ed. XII, 111 PP with 8 b/w illust. and 38 colour plates. Fp: House flags (in colour) carried by Donald McKay's clippers. Illustrated soft cover. Dedicatory handwritten note: "To Morris L. West and his boys .... from Alan Frazer of Boston - halfway around the world, Feb. 6, 1961". Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
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$15

46058
FORBES, Allan, & EASTMAN, Ralph M.
YANKEE SHIP SAILING CARDS - Volume III

State Street Trust Company. Boston, Mass., USA. 1952. 1st Ed. X, 100, (4) PP with 7 b/w and 40 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Top edge of front cover lightly sunned, faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.
This final volume on this subject presents some of the most attractive and unusual cards discovered in our research which seem appropriate to reproduce in connection with the stirring and romantic days of the Yankee Clippers.
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$20

67970
FORNASIERO, Jean & WEST-SOOBY, John
FRENCH DESIGNS ON COLONIAL NEW SOUTH WALES - François Péron's Memoir on the English Settlements in New Holland, Van Diemen's Land and the Archipelagos of the Great Pacific Ocean

Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2016. Paperback reprint of the 2014 original. Foreword by Robert J. King. XIX, 396 PP with 2 colour illustrations on double page and 12 b/ illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 9781876154752
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$40

47105
FRASER, Rod
THE CHAMPION OF THE SEAS

Pilgrim Printing Services. Melbourne. 1999. 1st Ed. 320 PP with facsimile of documents and newspaper entries, b/w illustrations (engravings, etchings and photos), plus 1 b/w and 3 colour plates. Inside front cover (in colour): Entrance of Port Phillip. Inside back cover (in colour): Lighthouse at Point Lonsdale. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Dedicatory note signed by the author on title page. Very good. 24.8 x 17.5. 0957720203
The 2447 ton clipper Champion of the Seas carried around 5300 migrants during 15 voyages from Liverpool to Melbourne between 1854 and 1868. Selection of shipboard diaries, extracts from the Captain's Log, and full reprint of The Champion of the Seas Gazette, and The Champion of the Seas Times, printed on a weekly basis on board.
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$30

15104
FREMANTLE, Admiral Sir C. H.
DIARY & LETTERS OF ADMIRAL Sir C.H. FREMANTLE, G.C.B. RELATING TO THE FOUNDING OF THE COLONY OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA 1829

Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Fremantle. 1985. Reprint of the 1979 edition based on the 1928 original edited by Lord Cottesloe. Introduction by Ruth Marchant James. (IV), 94 PP with 1 map. Fp: Portrait of Admiral Sir C.H. Fremantle. Card cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0909144192
Captain Charles Fremantle took formal possession of the West Coast of Australia on 2nd May 1829, and remained in the Swan River colony for 4 months. Facsimile of his diary.
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$30

34756
GAMMAGE, Bill
THE SKY TRAVELLERS - Journeys in New Guinea 1938-1939

Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1998. Reprint of the 1998 original. Foreword by Sir Rabbie L. Namaliu. XX, 292 PP with 7 maps, plus 1 folded map and 32 pages with 48 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 18. 0522848273
Exploration through the mountains of the western Highlands of Papua New Guinea, March 1938 to June 1939.
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$75

71945
GEHRTS, Miss M.
A CAMERA ACTRESS IN THE WILDS OF TOGOLAND

Seeley, Service & Co. Limited. London. 1915. 1st edition with an introduction by Major H. Schomburgk. XX, 21- 316 PP with b/w illustrations , 1 sketch of a fortified village and its plan, plus frontispiece and 31 plates with 60 photos. Fp: Konkombwa Warrior in full gala dress. Cloh cover, title on a sunned spine. Image shows the frontispiece and title-page. Covers have light wear, mostly rubbing around edges and corners. Remnants of insect damage on front gutter (a few small holes). Offsetting on endpapers. Occasional foxing. Contents clean and overall, a very good copy. Scarce. 23.5 x 15.
The adventures, observations & experiences of a cinematograph actress in West African forests whilst collecting films depicting native life and when posing as the white woman in Anglo-African cinematographical dramas.
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$120

71639
GIBB, D. E. W.
LLOYD'S OF LONDON - A Study in Individualism

Macmillan. London. 1972. Reprint of 1957 1st edition. X, 387 PP, plus 22 b/w plates. Fp: Lloyd's New Building; an impression from Lime Street. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and light soiling, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.5.
The history of this underwriting institution, together with an insight into the social & commercial development of London and the world trade.
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$35

71735
GIBSON, John Frederic
BROCKLEBANKS 1770-1950 (in Two Volumes)

Henry Young & Sons Ltd. Liverpool. 1953. 1st edition with a preface by Col. Denis H. Bates, Chairman. Vol. I: XVI, 287 PP, plus 4 colour and 9 b/w plates, and 1 large folded (5 folds) "Family Tree" at end of book. Fp: Portrait of Col. Denis H. Bates. Vol. II: (6), 231 PP, plus 3 colour and 10 b/w plates. Fp: "Ameer" and "Sindia" off Gibraltar, 1889. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spines of dust jackets sunned and slightly soiled. Faint foxing. A near fine set. 22 x 14.5.
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$120

66787
GILL, G. Hermon
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945: ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (in 2 volumes)

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1957 & 1968. 1st edition in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series, Series Two (Navy). Volume I: XVIII, 686 PP with 49 maps, plus 44 pages with 83 b/w photos. Volume II: XVIII, 752 PP with 44 maps and sketches, plus 44 pages with 84 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket of Volume II is price clipped and with small piece missing at head of spine. Signature on front endpaper of Vol. II. Occasional foxing. Still a very nice set. 23.5 x 13.2.
Volume I: 1939-1942. Volume II: 1942-1945.
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$120

46730
GILLETT, Ross & JEFFERY, Vic
THE ROYAL NAVY IN AUSTRALIA 1900 - 2000

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 2002. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 124 b/w photos. Title page: HMS Perseus, a Colossus class light fleet aircraft carrier alongside dolphins at Kirribilli. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 27.7. 0907771920
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$25

71563
GILLIS, Richard
A SEA MISCELLANY OF CORNWALL AND THE ISLES OF SCILLY

Harvey Barton. Bristol. 1968. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illust. throughout. Pictorial card covers with a little insect damage/rubs, mostly on back cover, o/wise contents are fine. 21 x 14.
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$15

50514
GINGALL, Basil
WARSHIPS (ROYAL NAVY)

Box Books. London. 1968. 1st Ed. No.2 in the Boxed Books series. 50 sheets including: title page, preface page, index page and 7 head of chapters. Each sheet: recto with b/w illustrations (photographs and artists' impressions) and accompanying text, verso with details of warships. Box with illustrated front (aircraft carrier). Lid of box missing. Foxing spots on box. Very good. Scarce. 24 x 20.5.
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$30

67529
GOLDSMITH, A.J., HIGGINS, G., PORTUS A.B., HODGEN, S.
Report of the Board of Inquiry on The LINDON BATES DREDGES "SAMSON" AND "HERCULES", recently acquired by the Government of this State

Houses of Parliament. Brisbane. 1902. C.A 11-1902. Printed 4th November 1902. XLII, 231 PP with tables and folded plates (1 map in colour, 1 plan, 6 general plans, and 6 b/w photographic plates), plus 1 large folded "Longitudinal Section from Hamilton Reach to No. 6 Beacon; Bar Cutting". Rusty staples removed. Very good. 33 x 21.
Report: XXI-XLII. Evidence: 1-139. Appendices 140-231.
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$50

71657
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship

Abelard-Schuman. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Samuel Cunard. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Sello tape mlark on front cover. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
Published to commemorate the centennial of Canadian confederation.
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$15

14336
GRAVES, Charles
THE THIN RED LINES

Standard Art Book. London. ND, 1950? 1st Ed. 183 PP plus 26 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: The Blue Train (water colour). Eps: The two 24 hour clocks (Northern & Southern hemispheres) in the court room at Electra House. Cloth cover,dj. A few chips and marks on dust jacket, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 15.
The achievements of the Telcom personnel who, during WWII, maintained the telecommunication services linking the British Empire by 155,000 miles of cable & 200,000 miles of wireless network. Cable ships during the War.
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$20

68541
GREENHILL, Dr. Basil & MANNERING, Julian (editors)
The Chatham Directory of INSHORE CRAFT: Traditional Working Vessels of the British Isles

Chatham Publishing. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 239 PP with bw illust. (maps, plans of vessels, draughts and photos). Half title page: Deal sprat boat. Title spread: Scottish fishing craft off Great Yarmouth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25. 1861760299
Reference work describing some 200 types of inshore craft which once fished or traded, under oar and sail, around the coasts of the British Isles.
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$85

64875
GREY, Zane
TALES OF TAHITIAN WATERS

Derrydale Press. Lyon, Miss. USA. 1991. Deluxe, leather-bound reprint of the original in a limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies (No. 947/2500). Special Introduction and signed by Dr.Loren Grey, son of author Zane Grey. (4), VI, 303 PP, plus 52 pages with 47 b/w illustrations (2 watercolour and 45 photos). Fp: The Zane Grey Outfit at Flower Point Camp, Vairao, Tahiti. Endpapers with photos by the author. Leather bound, raised bands on spine, gilt decoration on covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Fine (mint condition). 27 x 19.5.
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$100

71376
GUICHARD, Jean
LIGHTHOUSES - 2008 CALENDAR

Graphique de France. Woburn, Ma. 2007. 2008 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with 1 page of text by Jean Guichard in French, English and German, 1 b/w and 13 colour photos by Jean Guichard. Pictorial soft cover. English, French and German text. Unused with no markings. Fine. 30 x 30. 9780767144384
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$10

71532
GUILLAUMIN, Emile
FRANCOIS PERON - Enfant du Peuple - Un Grand Voyage - Une Oeuvre - Une Vie

Les Marmousets. Moulins, France. 1982. 1st edition limited to 450 copies (400 with cloth cover), with a preface by Jacques Lougnon. 154 PP with 61 b/w reproductions of original engravings. Half title page: portrait of François Péron by M. C. A. Lesueur. Title page: Canda, Jeune fille Malaise, Timor. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. French text. Near fine. 37.8 x 27.5. 2903886040
The life and the works of François Péron and his great voyage to Australia with the Baudin expedition.
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$220

55097
A. H. DICKINS & Company
ROBE RIVER LIMITED - PROSPECTUS

Robe River Ltd. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed., 6th July 1970. 38 PP with 1 location map Robe River Area.
Prospectus of an issue of 9,999,995 ordinary shares.
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$10

71920
HAINE, Edgar A.
MUTINY ON THE HIGH SEAS

Cornwall Books. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 135 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, engravings, paintings and photos). Title page: Drake's ship Golden Hind. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A near fine copy. 28.6 x 22. 0845347853
Over 60 of them: Golden Hind of Drake in June 1578 to the De Zeven Provincien mutiny.
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$25

19881
HAKLUYT, Richard
DIVERS VOYAGES TOUCHING ON THE DISCOVERIE OF AMERICA

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, U.SA. 1981. Facsimile reprint of the 1582 orig. in a limited edition of 478, numbered copy. 110, (5 index), (1 colophon) PP with 1 illustration and a double-page maps, plus 2 folded maps in rear pocket (one 1527, one 1582). Decorated eps. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt-engraved spine and front cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 087770242X
Voyages of discovery of America and adjacent islands by: John Cabot, Robert Thorne, John Verarzanus, Nicolo and Antonio Zeno, John Ribault, ...
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$25

50215
HALL, Barbara
DEATH OR LIBERTY. The Convicts of the Britannia, Ireland to Botany Bay, 1797

Author. Sydney. 2006. 1st Ed. XX, 258 PP. Pictorial card cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 20.8 x 13.5. 0958149925
Irish prisoners transported from Cork (10 December 1796) to Botany Bay (27 May 1797)
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$50

55008
HAPAG-LLOYD
SHORT HISTORY OF THE HAMBURG-AMERIKA LINIE 1847-1963

Hamburg Amerika Linie. Hamburg. 1963. 1st Ed. 37, (3) PP with 4 tables and 19 b/w illustrations (3 portraits, 4 paintings, 12 b/w photos). Stapled soft covers, decorated front cover with gilt crest and title.. Slight foxing of paper. Near fine. Scarce. 20 x 14.2.
HAPAG: Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt Actien-Gesellschaft.
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$40

30146
HARKER, Jack
ALMOST HMNZS NEPTUNE

Moana Press. Wellington. 1991. 1st Ed. 335 PP with 19 sketch-maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.7. 0908705727
Story of the Royal Navy Cruiser Neptune, diverted to the Mediterranean Fleet before going to New Zealand for her New Zealand commissioning, and sunk in an Italian minefield off Tripoli, 19 December 1941.
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$30

71910
HART, Christopher G. (Editor), FULLER, Robert S., TREMAIN, Stephen R. & LANG, Richard L.
KLEGECELL COMPOSITE STRUCTURES For Marine Applications

Lloyd's Register of Shipping. London. 1981. 1st printing of April 1981. (6), 90 PP with duotone ilustrations (drawings, plans, sketch plans, and photos). Stiff covers rubbed/worn around edges, title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Very good. 28 x 21.5.
A rigid polyvinyl foam core material.
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$30

30122
HATTENDORF, John B. (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 1: The Age of Discovery & Volume 2: The Eighteenth Century and the Classic Age of Sail

Krieger Publishing. Malabar, Fl., USA. 1996 & 1997. Reprints. Volume 1: XV, 331 PP with 28 b/w illust. Fp: Portuguese Navigators. Volume 2: XVI, 304 PP with 32 b/w illust. Fp: An eighteenth-century French ship. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 23.4 x 15.7. 1575240130
Volume 1: Ships of Late Middle-age by Richard W. Unger - Portuguese Expansion by Charles Verlinden - Spain and the conquest of the Atlantic by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto - The World Encompassed by A.N. Ryan. Volume 2: The Opening of the Pacific by Glyndwr Williams - The Science and Practice of Navigation by Karel Davids and Willem F.J. Mörzer Bruyns...
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$100

71888
HAWKINS, Clifford W.
LOG OF THE HUIA

Collins. Auckland. 1973. Revised, extended and redesigned from the 1947 original. 147 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, plans, maps & flags flown). Title-page: Off Whangaparaoa. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Near fine. 26 x 19.5.
New Zealand topsail schooner which plied the Tasman and the Pacific for over 50 years (ending her days on the Komekame Reef, South-east of New Caledonia in 1951).
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$45

60898
HAWTHORNE, Geoff (editor)
1992 BOAT DIRECTORY

Associated Communication Enterprises / Boat Directory. Melbourne. 1992. Volume 13. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.4 x 20.8.
Pages 6-25: Bound for Bora Bora (1 map and 26 colour photos). Spirit of "Endeavour" triumph again (5 colour photos), by John Longley. Whitsunday Passage by John Archer (6 colour photos).
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$10

36764
HAYS, David & Daniel
MY OLD MAN AND THE SEA - A Father and Son Sail around Cape Horn

Algonquin Books. Chapel Hill, North Carolina. 1995. 3rd printing of the 1995 original. XIV, 231 PP with 1 figure, 1 facsimile of entry in logbook, 3 plans and 16 maps. Eps: Pilot chart covering west coast of South America. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 13.2. 1565121023
Voyage of the 25-foot yacht Sparrow: New London, Panama Canal, Galapagos, Easter Island, Cape Horn, Falkland Islands, Antigua and Bermuda.
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$15

68188
HAZELL, Martin
SAILING BARGES

Shire Publications. London. 1982. 2nd edition of the 1976 original, No.13 in Shire Album series. 32 PP with 1 map, 2 plans on double page & 43 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: map of the Barge Coast. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0852635842
Their history, description and trade.
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$10

21912
HEATON, P. M.
THE ABBEY LINE - History of a Cardiff Shipping Venture

The Starling Press. 1983. Gwent, UK. 1st Ed. 151 PP, plus 48 pages with b/w photos. Eps: Transcript of register for Tintern Abbey and Melrose Abbey. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.2. 0950771422
The founder's origin, interest in shipowning, development, to the sale of the Tintern Abbey in 1960.
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$10

36833
HENDERSON, James A.
PHANTOMS OF THE TRYALL

St George Books / W.A. Newspapers Ltd. Perth. 1993. 1st Ed. XII, 193 PP with 2 maps of the last voyage of the Tryall 1622 and 27 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 15.2. 0867780533
Documented account of Australia's first shipwreck, the English East India Company's vessel Tryall in 1622 off the Monte Bello Islands in Western Australia's north-west. The remains discovered in 1969 but later devastated by the 'Gelignite Buccaneer'. The turbulent story of the battle to save Australia's historic wrecks.
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$35

71736
HENRIQUES, Robert
MARCUS SAMUEL, First Viscount Bearsted and founder of The "Shell" Transport and Trading Company 1853-1927

Barrie and Rockliff. London. 1960. 1st Ed. XII, 676 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Marcus Samuel. Top edge tinted. Eps: map of South East Asia. Blue cloth cover, burgundy label on spine with gilt title, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.
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$50

18587
HMSO
BRITISH MERCHANT SHIPPING (LOSSES), World War II

New Zealand Ship and Marine Society. Wellington. No Date, 1966 ?. Reprint of the 1947 original published by H.M.S.O. (4), 56 PP. Typescript on recto only. Stapled soft wrappers, worn on spine. Very good. Scarce. 33 x 20.5.
Reprint of lists I & IV of "British Merchant Vessels Lost or Damaged by Enemy Action during the Second World War". 3rd September 1939 to 2nd. September 1945.
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$35

71708
HOGG, Peter L.
THE FURNESS LEGACY TO THE HARTLEPOOLS 1895-1995

Printability Publishing Ltd. Wolviston, UK. 1995. 1st edition, with a foreword by Sir Stephen Robert Furness, Baronet. (4), 44 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (2 plan, 1 drawing, prints and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page, signed by the author. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 1782239110
July 1995 publication to mark the centenary of the Furness Seamen's Pension Fund.
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$25

69605
HOLMAN, Gordon
STAND BY TO BEACH !

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1945. 2nd reprint of the December 1944 original. 224 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 painting and 22 b/w photos. Fp: "The First Foothold Gained!". Cloth cover, spine & edges a little worn & soiled. Copy lacking the free fly of front endpaper. War economy paper. Good reading copy. 19 x 12.4.
From the landing in Normandy to the fall of Cherbourg.
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$10

47720
HOLMES, Captain J. W.
FIFTY YEARS ON THE SEVEN SEAS IN SAIL (in The Sydney Mail )

John Fairfax & Sons. Sydney. 1937. No. 1320, Vol. LI, issued 14th July 1937. 52 PP. Contains article (first of 3 instalments) on pages 5, 10-11, and 28 with b/w illustrations. Pictorial wrappers with a few chips or nicks showing a colour painting: "with the sextant". Light foxing, staples rusty, o/wise contents near fine. Large format: 40 x 29.
Other article : Singapore's Great Airport and Sydney's Flying-Boat Base.
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$40

71310
HOPKINS, David L.
THE HUON PINERS

Taswegia Marketing. Hobart. 2014. 2nd revised edition of the 2004 original. (2), 52, (2) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0958709254
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$35

71524
HORDERN HOUSE
CAPTAIN LOUIS DE FREYCINET AND HIS VOYAGES TO THE TERRES AUSTRALES

Hordern House. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. No pagination, 172 PP with over 100 colour illustrations and a large folded plate with the 1822 "Chart of part of the interior of New South Wales", by John Oxley. Price list loosely inserted. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 9781875567621
92 items offered for sale, with 2 pages Price List inserted.
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$45

71434
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
THE STORY OF P&O - The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w & colour illust. Fp: The Royal Charter of Incorporation of P & O. FEP: William Fawcett & HMS Queen in 1837. REP: Hulk of HMS Queen. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.3. 0297789651
Begins with P & O's steam ships and covers the company's career for 150 years.
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$20

71930
HUGHES, Major General Bil & Al.
REGIMENTAL HERITAGE - A Pictorial Record of the Paintings and Silver of the The Royal Regiment of Artillery

Royal Regiment of Artillery / Europa Publications Limited. London. 1984. 1st edition. Introduction by General Sir Thomas Morony, Master Gunner. 236 PP with 8 headpieces by Joan Wanklyn. over 103 colour plates and over 315 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Her Majesty The Queen, Our Captain General. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover. Slipcase, cloth cover and with gilt device and title. Fine. Oblong: 29 x 35. 0946653062
Contents include: The Indian Artilleries and the Crimea, The Colonial Period (1860-1914), The First World War, The Regiment in Peace, The Second World War, and after. An impressive work.
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$100

71553
HURD, Archibald
A MERCHANT FLEET AT WAR

Cassell. London. 1920. 1st Ed. XXIV, 140 PP with 1 drawing, plus 13 colour plates and 50 b/w plates with 70 photos. Title page: vignette with crest of Cunard Line. Fp (in colour): "Aquitania" leading the Transports. FEP: Map of Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the routes served by Cunard ships during the war. Cloth cover with light wear, gilt devices and title on front cover and spine which is a little frayed at top and bottom. Gilt lettering somewhat faded. Ex-libris of previous owner on half-title page and his signature on title page. Overall, a very good copy of this scarce title. 20.7 x 14.
The Cunard Line during First World War.
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$85

38267
HUTCHEON, Robin
SHANGHAI CUSTOMS - A 20th century taipan in troubled times

Galisea Publications. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. 246, (4 index) PP, plus 20 pages with 36 b/w illustrations (photocopy quality). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.8. 0646382608
Life and activities of George Ernest Marden in Shanghai, then in Hong Kong.
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$45

71752
HUTCHINSON, Geoff
THE MARY STANFORD DISASTER - The Story of a Lifeboat: November 15th, 1928

G. Hutchinson, RNLI. Rye Harbour. 1984. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral W.J. Graham, Director RNLI. 28 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 sketch map, 9 photos and 17 portraits of the Crew. Inside front cover: Memorial. Inside back cover: Sketch map of Rye Area. Soft covers, illustrated front. Near fine. 21 x 15.
Rye Harbour Lifeboat disaster: Lifeboat capsized with all the crew, 17 lives lost, tragic response to distress signals.
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$15

71534
HYDROGRAPHER OF THE NAVY
AUSTRALIA PILOT - Volume II

Hydrographic Office. Taunton, UK. 1999. Seventh edition of the 1918 original. N.P. 14. Preface to this 7th edition by Rear Admiral J. P. Clarke. Edited by P.C. McManaway, Master Mariner. X, 355, (1) with 14 tables, 31 maps in colour and over 100 aerial photos, plus 2 "Index to Charts (N.P. 14 (a), (b). Pictorial laminated boards. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 9780707711171
South, south-east and east coasts of Australia from Green Cape to Port Jackson, including Bass Strait and Tasmania.
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$40

71533
HYDROGRAPHER OF THE NAVY
PACIFIC ISLANDS PILOT - Volume II

Hydrographer of the Navy. Taunton, UK. 1984. Tenth edition of the 1885 original, N.P. 61. Preface to this 1Oth edition by Rear Admiral D. W. Haslam. Edited by Captain P.G.R. Mitchell XII, 462, (1) with 15 tables, 15 maps and over 100 coastal views (drawings and photos), plus 3 "Index to Charts [N.P. 61 (a), (b), (c)]". Supplement No. 6 - 1997: (2), 31 PP with 1 coastal view, plus the updated maps (NP 61 a, b & c loosely inserted. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. 30.5 x 21.5.
Islands of the south-west part of the Pacific Ocean including: Nouvelle-Calédonie and Iles Loyauté, Vanuatu, Banks and Torres Islands, Santa Cruz islands, Fiji Islands. Tonga Islands, Samoa Islands, Tuvalu, Kiribati (Gilbert and Phoenix Groups), Marshall Islands.
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$40

71753
ICS / OCIMF / IAPH
INTERNATIONAL SAFETY GUIDE FOR OIL TANKERS & TERMINALS (ISGOTT)

Witherby / International Chamber of Shipping. London. 1996. 4th edition of the 1978 original. XXII, (2), 285 PP with tables and figures. Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine. 30.2 x 21.2. 1856090817
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$50

64766
INFORMAL TRAVELS
INTERESTING AND LEISURELY SEA TOURS TO SUNNY CLIMES

Informal Travels Ltd. London. C. 1950. 24th edition. 24 PP with tables, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos of accommodation on British, Danish, Dutch and German ships. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.
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$10

58647
INGRAM, Chas. W. N. & WHEATLEY, P. Owen
SHIPWRECKS NEW ZEALAND DISASTERS 1795-1936

Dunedin Book Publishing Association. Dunedin, NZ. 1936. 1st Ed. Foreword by P. Fraser. 502, (2) PP with 123 b/w illustrations. Fp: Intercolonial cargo steamer Abel Tasman, totally wrecked Greymouth, July 18 1936. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Covers rubbed around edges with shelf wear, spine dulled. Signed by Wheatley on FFEP together with previous owner's signature which is also at top of title-page. A few pencil marks against some entries in the Index pages at the rear. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16.
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$60

71339
INSOLE, Elizabeth Dawson
EXILE INTO ADVENTURE

Christopher Johnson. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 219 PP, plus 8 plates with b/w illustrations by Alan V. Insole. Fp. Eps: Map of the Pacific with route of the author. Hard cover, dj with a small chip and a clear plastic sleeve. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
A voyage in 1957/58 to the Pacific islands as a health cure: New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, Australia, New Caledonia and French Polynesia.
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$30

71896
JEFFREYS, Max
WRECK OF THE SYDNEY COVE

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. XIV, 257 PP with 14 maps with 11 head pieces, 5 bw illust., and 14 maps. Eps: map of S.E. of New Holland and Van Diemen's Land. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. top edge of rear cover rubbed on 4 cms. Near fine. 23.7 x 17.5. 1864363029
The epic story of the shipwrecked crew and their heroic journey from Preservation Island to Port Jackson in 1797.
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$25

13602
JELLICOE, Admiral of the Fleet Viscount of Scapa
THE CRISIS OF THE NAVAL WAR

Cassell and Company. London. 1920. October 1920 reprint of the July 1920 original. XVIII, 331 PP, plus 8 plates with 15 b/w photos and 6 folded maps in rear pocket. Cloth cover, device (crest) in blind on front board, gilt device and title on spine. Name of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Light foxing (endpapers, outside edges and text) but not on plates. One page with a small crease at corner (dog-ear), o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16.5.
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$70

35956
JENKINS, Commander C. A.
PROFILE WARSHIP - Nos.23 & 24 - HMS FURIOUS - Aircraft Carrier 1917-1948

Profile Publications. London. 1972. September 1972 issues. Nos. 23 & 24 in the Warship Profile series. 48 PP (P. 245 to 292) with 2 centrefold in colour, 12 profiles and over 80 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. Sold as a set. 25.2 x 18.7.
Profile 23 / Part I: The first eight years. Profile 24 / Part II: 1925-1948.
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$40

71836
JENKINS, David
BATTLE SURFACE ! - Japan's Submarine War against Australia 1942-1944

Random House. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 304 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (maps, sketches & photos). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Tiny remainder spot on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 22. 0091826381
The Japanese operations around Australia: around forty war patrols, laying mines, scouting with seaplanes, sinking 17 ships,...
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$90

71701
JOG, N. G.
SAGA OF SCINDIA. Struggle for the Revival of Indian Shipping and Shipbuilding

The Scindia Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. Bombay. 1969. 1st edition, Golden Jubilee Volume with a foreword by Sumati Morarjee. XIII, (3), 218 P, plus 36 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Narottam Morarjee. Eps: Map with routes sailed by Scindia Steam Navigation Company. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed/chipped and dulled. Slight ageing of paper and faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16.5.
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$125

71923
JOHNSON, Donald S. & NURMINEN, Juha
THE HISTORY OF SEAFARING - Navigating the World's Oceans

Conway Maritime Press / John Nurminen Foundation. London. 2007. 1st UK edition. 374 PP with 353 b/w or colour illustrations. Title spread: Reefing the Foresail by John Stobart. Hard cover, illustrated front board, dj. Fine. 35 x 25.5.
Tells the history of the seas and ships. Richly and impressively illustrated with rare maps, old manuscripts, pictures of navigational tools and of course, paintings of the ships themselves and of their scale models. A magnificent book.
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$85

71280
JOHNSON, Osa
BRIDE IN THE SOLOMONS

Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1944. 1st Ed. X, (2), 251 PP, plus 62 b/w plates. Title page: Slit gongs (boo-boos). Eps: Coconut trees by the beach. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine which has insect damage (holes in the cloth), however, binding is still tight. Copy lacking the 2 first plates found in the section between pages 68 / 69. Otherwise a very good copy of the scarce original edition. 22 x 13.5.
The quest for bringing back the first authentic record of cannibals actually eating human flesh.
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$80

68334
JOUFFROY-GAUJA, F. K., BEAULIEU, J. P. & DONATOWICZ, J. C.
SECRET GARDEN AT RECHERCHE BAY - 1792

Ancient art of the South Seas. Hobart. 2016. 1st edition of February 2016. 96 PP with 4 sketch maps, 28 b/w and 24 colour illustrations. Title page: Lahaye's garden on chart of Port du Nord. Pictorial soft cover. Copy signed by Professor Jean-Phillipe Beaulieu, co-author, on title page. Fine. 25 x 21. 9782953563559
Felix Lahaye and the French Garden set on 23 April 1792 at Recherche Bay, during the expedition led by Rear-Admiral Bruny d'Entrecasteaux.
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$45

71719
KAILOLA, P.J. et al..
AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES RESOURCES

Bureau of Resource Sciences. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. X, 422 PP with distribution maps, graphs, drawings & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Errata slips and stickers, loosely inserted. Near fine. 34.5 x 25.5. 9780642188762
Covering Australia & its dependencies: molluscs, crustaceans, echinoderms, elasmobranchs & teleosts, together with, for each specie/fishery: distribution, life history, stock, commercial fishery & recreational. A most comprehensive & beautifully presented book.
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$40

40218
KENT, Warwick
SYDNEY'S BEACHES - From Palm Beach to Cronulla

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 1 map and 90 colour photos. Eps. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 21.8 x 26.6. 1864364149
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$15

71702
KINSEY, Major Ronald (compiler)
BIBBY LINE 1807 to 1957

Bibby Line Ltd. Liverpool. 1957. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir A. Harold Bibby, Chairman. 64 PP with 2 colour plate and 14 b/w illustrations. Errata slip loosely inserted. Half title page: House-Flag (in colour). Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine. Near fine. 18.5 x 13..
Compiled on the occasion of the 150th year.
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$40

64269
LANGDON, Robert
FORGOTTEN FRENCH NAVIGATOR BLAZED NEW TRAILS IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC (in Pacific Islands Monthly - Vol 37, No.5)

Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1966. May 1966. Edited by Stuart Inder. 156 PP. Contains article from P. 81 to 85 with 1 chart and 3 portraits (Matthew Flinders, Governor King & J. S. C. Dumont d'Urville). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.
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$15

71940
LANGDON, Robert
THE LOST CARAVEL

Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. 368 PP with 14 text illust. and maps, plus 24 pages with 59 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Tuamotus & Society Islands. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a sunned spine and few repairs is now in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing. Signature and date on title-page, o/wise contents near fine. 24 x 17. 0858070219
On the Caravel "San Lesmes" of the Loaisa expedition, lost in 1526.
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$30

71890
LARKIN, David (editor)
THE MARINE PAINTINGS OF CHRIS MAYGER

Pan Books. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 92 PP with 40 colour plates & 12 b/w drawings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.3 x 22.9. 0330248324
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$30

52878
LAVERY, Brian
SHIP - 5,000 Years of Maritime Adventure

Dorling Kindersley / National Maritime Museum. London. 2004. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Rear Admiral Roy Clare. 400 PP with thousands of b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Stern/propellers of a liner in graving dock. Eps: Shipping water on Abeille Languedoc in rough seas. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 26. 1405305894
The birth of ships. Sailors of the seas. European expansion ... The world wars. The global age. A most comprehensive publication and a mine of information.
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$30

71778
LAWSON, Will
THE ROUND EASTERN TOUR, Australia, Thursday Island, Borneo, Philippine Islands, Hongkong, China, Japan, Singapore, Malay States & Java

Publications Limited. Sydney. 1925. 1st Ed. 97 PP with b/w illustrations and one map at centre fold, showing the Pacific Ocean routes of the Round Eastern Tour. Pictorial stapled wrappers have only minimal wear (a few small dog-ears) with a small piece missing at top of back cover. A very nice copy of a rarely seen item. 19 x 13.5.
The Round Eastern Tour was arranged by the Australian-Oriental Line, Burns, Philp and Co.'s Mail Line, Eastern and Australian Line, Royal Packet Navigation Co. (K.P.M.) and Nippon Yusen Kaisha (N.Y.K.).
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$150

62961
LAXON, W.A., FARQUHAR, I.J., KIRBY, N.J. & PERRY, F.W.
CROSSED FLAGS - The histories of the New Zealand Shipping Company Limited and the Federal Steam Navigation Company Limited and their subsidiaries

World Ship Society. Gravesend, UK. 1997. 1st Ed. 196 PP with 10 colour plates and 336 b/w illust. Fp: R.M.S. "Rangitane" leaving Auckland, 1938. Half title page: The Crossed Flags, Maritime Building, Napier. FEP: Capacity plan of "Northumberland", 1916. REP: Capacity plan of "Hinakura", 1949. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, gilt flags on front cover, dj. A fine copy in a near fine dust jacket. 30.2 x 21.5. 0905617878
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$70

21446
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC OF OCEAN TANKERS

Ian Allan. London. 1955. 1st Ed. in the ABC Series. 64 PP with 51 b/w photos. Title page: Shell Tanker S.S. Theodoxus. Pictorial soft cover (London Splendour). Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.
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$10

71839
LEHAN, Mike
HMAS ALBATROSS - A Collection of Memories

Australian Naval Aviation Museum. Nowra. 2000. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral N. Ralph. VI, 266 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Corners of front cover with light creases. On title page, signatures of participants at the March 2005 reunion, at Maitland, N.S.W. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646373536
Celebrating 50 years of Naval Aviation.
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$45

41218
LENTON, H. T.
AMERICAN FLEET AND ESCORT DESTROYERS 2

Macdonald. London. 1971. 1st Ed., in Navies of the Second World War series. Volume 2: 160 PP with tables & 46 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 10.8 x 15.2. 356031233
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$10

20778
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 5: Auxiliary Support Vessels

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 1 page of advert., tables and 52 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
Miscellaneous vessels engaged in harbour, towing and salvage vessels duties
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$10

30923
LEWIS, David
ICE BIRD, The First Single-Handed Voyage to Antarctica

Collins. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 9 b/w drawings, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos and 16 pages with 19 colour photos. Eps: Map of Antarctica and inset maps of Anversisland and South Orkney islands. Hard cover, dj. Name and address of previous owner at top of verso of FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 002117371
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$20

15131
LEWIS, David & GEORGE, Mimi
ICEBOUND IN ANTARCTICA

William Heinemann Australia. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Australian Edition. XIV, 242 PP with 2 maps & 4 figures, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0855611413
The 1982-1984 expedition to the southern polar ice-cap, on board the yacht Dick Smith Explorer.
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$20

48168
LEWIS, John
SMALL BOAT CONVERSION. Sailing Cruisers

Adlard Coles. Southampton. 1963. 1st Ed. No. 19 in Bosun Books series. 64 PP with 39 figures, plus 4 pages with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Very good. 18.4 x 12.4.
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$10

40512
LIEBERS, Arthur
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF PLEASURE BOATING - The Complete Illustrated Guide to Motorboating and Yachting

A. S. Barnes. New York. 1961. 1st Ed. 395 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, diagrams, maps & photos). Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with piece missing at top of spine / front cover. Foxing on outside edges, sellotape marks on endpapers. Very good. 25.2 x 17.
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$10

15855
LINGWOOD, John & GRAY, Leonard
STEPHENS, SUTTON LIMITED

World Ship Society. London. 1983. 1st Ed. Monograph No.8. 68 PP with b/w photos. Card covers. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617274
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$10

70028
LINGWOOD, John & O'DONOGHUE, Kevin
THE TRADES INCREASE - A Centenary History of NOREX

World Ship Society. 1993. Kendal, UK. 1st Ed., with a foreword by John Common. 200 PP with 2 pages with 23 House Flags and Funnels (in colour), and 186 b/w illustrations: 1 plan and 185 photos (including 108 of ships in the Fleet List section). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617746
Founded in 1893 as The Hindustan's Steam Shipping Company Limited, and managed by Common Brothers.
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$25

64693
LOCKETT, Alan
NORTH WESTERN SAIL

Countryside Publications. Chorley, Lancashire. 1978. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 plan, 3 facsimile of documents, 8 paintings and 100 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Short closed tear on front cover, o/wise fine. Oblong: 21 x 29. 0861570022
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$10

71835
LONEY, J. K. & MORRIS, E. W.
TWELVE DECADES - A Short History of Apollo Bay, 1850-1969

J.K. Loney / Ken N. Jenkin. Geelong. 1970. 1st edition. 64 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 map & location map and 45 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper which is somewhat browned around the edges, o/wise near fine. 20.2 x 14.4.
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$15

18991
LONEY, J.K.
WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST

Author & Ken Jenkins. Geelong. 1975. 1st Ed. 75, (5) PP, plus 20 pages with 40 b/w illust. (1 map). Pictorial stiff covers with light foxing. 2 of the photos and captions are a little smudged (printer error). Very good. 19.6 x 14.2. 0909244081
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$10

43728
LONG, David F.
NOTHING TOO DARING, A Biography of Commodore David Porter, 1780-1843

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1970. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 396 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illustrations. Fp: David Porter. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 17.4. 0870214942
War of 1812 with Great Britain. First imperial actions of the U.S. Navy (Marquesas in 1813, Puerto Rico in 1822). With the Mexican Navy...
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$25

46006
LOVE, Don
SHIPWRECKS ON THE EAST GIPPSLAND COAST

Don Love. Meerlieu, Victoria. 2003. 1st Ed. VIII, 180, (1) PP with 4 maps, 22 sketches or plans and 60 b/w illustrations. Eps: Chart Port Phillip to Gabo Island. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 097507010X
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$35

71817
LUNNEY, Bill & FINCH, Frank
FORGOTTEN FLEET - A history of the part played by Australian men and ships in the U.S. Army Small Ships Section in New Guinea, 1942-1945

Forfleet Publishing. Medowie, NSW. 1996. Reprint of the 1995 original. Foreword by Con Sciacca, Minister for Veteran's Affairs. 192 PP with 5 maps, 46 drawings and 105 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by Bill Lunney, co-auhor. 1 flyer for this title and 2 letters to the editor of the "The Mercury" of Hobart, signed by Bill Lunney, loosely inserted. Top corner of front cover with a short crease. Near fine. Scarce. 29.6 x 21. 0646260480
History and personal narratives of some of the 3000 Australians who served with the Americans. P.130 to 153: List of ships with known information on their history.
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$125

71694
McCARTHY, Cal & TODD, Kevin
THE WRECK OF THE NEVA, The Horrifying Fate of a Convict Ship and the Irish Women Aboard

Mercier Press. Cork, Ireland. 2013. 1st edition. 319 PP with b/w illustrations (1 sketch plan of Neva, 3 charts, 3 maps,and 9 prints or photos). Fp: broadsheet on wreck of the "Neva". Pictorial soft covers. Fine (mint condition). 19.8 x 12.8. 9781856359818
Ship wrecked 13 May 1835, on a reed North of King Island: loss of 224 lives..
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$25

35103
MccGWIRE, Michael, BOOTH, Ken & McDONNELL, John (editors)
SOVIET NAVAL POLICY - Objectives and Constraints

Praeger. New York. 1975. 1st Ed., in the Praeger Special Studies in International Politics and Government. XXVI, 665 PP with 17 tables and 21 figures. Hard cover. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 027509720X
34 papers: Soviet Military's Influence on Foreign Policy - Soviet Defense Policies and Naval Interests... Command of the Sea in Soviet Naval Strategy...
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$20

71641
MacGREGOR, David R.
THE CHINA BIRD, The History of Captain Killick and One Hundred Years of Sail and Steam

Chatto & Windus. London. 1961. 1st Ed. XVII, 366 PP with 56 fig. in text, 3 folding plans, 42 pages with 58 b/w plates. Fp: The "Lothair". Eps: Map of world with principal sailing routes. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little worn with chips and marks and is in a protective sleeve. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5.
Story of Killick & Martin, founded by Capt. James Killick of "Challenger" fame, described as "China Bird". Annual races of the tea clippers from Chinese ports to the docks of England.
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$70

48674
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE ADVENTURE OF SAIL 1520-1914

Paul Elek Productions. London. 1970. 1st edition with an introduction by Uffa Fox. 256 PP with 265 b/w illustrations. & 44 colour plates. Title-page: 17th Century Compass Card. Half-title page: The building of the Ark. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, device (Compass' Rose) in blind on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and a spine lightly sunned. Covers rubbed at hinges. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Oblong: 25.3 x 31.5.
Illustrated history of sailing ships and contemporary accounts of historic voyages, extracts from journals of famous mariners and classic sea tales.
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$25

35535
McKINLAY, Brian
AUSTRALIA 1942, End of Innocence

Collins. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map and b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (foxing spots inside). Near fine. 28.6 x 20.6. 0002174731
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$15

71602
McLAUCHLAN, Gordon
THE LINE THAT DARED - A History of the Union Steam Ship Company 1875-1975

Four Star Books. 1987. Auckland. 1st Ed. 205 PP with 133 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 32 col. illust. Title spread: "Monowai" off Circular Quay. Eps: Certificate of British Registry of the "Maori". Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 25 x 19.2. 0959785302
Story of a great shipping line, created by New Zealanders, of its ships as well as the businessmen and seamen who steered it through its first hundred years, to 1975.
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$50

58273
McLEOD, Eunice
PORTARLINGTON, INDENTED HEAD, ST. LEONARDS - History & Reminiscences

Marine History Publication. Geelong. c. 1970. 1st Ed. 44 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 sketch map, 2 drawings and 7 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly foxed / soiled. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 21 x 13.5.
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$15

71396
McMURTRIE, Francis E. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1942 (issued June 1943)

Sampson Low, Marston. London. 1942. 1st Ed., 46th year of issue. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie. 64 adv., XXI, 582 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, uniforms and flags). Fp: H.M.S Exeter. Navy cloth cover, gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. 1 errata slip tipped in on page 24. The Advertisers' Index page has 2 repaired closed tears and the following page with adverts 4 and 5 has a crease. The spine has been reinforced as have the inside gutters. The covers have some shelf wear around the edges. Overall, a very good copy of a scarce wartime edition. Oblong: 21.5 x 33.5.
War loss section, P.517 to 582. A massive volume.
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$100

71859
MAGINNIS, Arthur J.
THE ATLANTIC FERRY, its Ships, Men, and Working

Whittaker and Co. London. 1892. 1st edition, limited to only 150 copies in the "Large Paper Edition". XVIII, 304 PP with over 7 tables and 66 b/w illustrations (65 called for + 1 "The Great Britain (as altered) - 1853" on page 19) including 14 portraits, plus frontispiece, 13 plates including 7 folded ones and 1 large folded plate "Diagram Illustrating the Development of Atlantic Steamers" at rear of book. Fp: The "British Queen", 1839. Top edge gilt. Errata slip tipped in on page 1. Hard cover, simile vellum (ivory colour), gilt engraved decoration and title on front board and spine. Covers lightly soiled, with small chip at head of spine (repaired). A 1957 Newspaper clipping on "The Galway Line", losely inserted. Near fine. Rare. 22.5 x 18..
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$300

18726
MARMUR, Jacland
SEA DUTY, and Other Stories of Naval Action

Henry Holt. New York. 1944. 1st Ed. (8), 168 PP with 3 figures. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.8 x 14.
Thirteen narratives on naval warfare during the two first years of the US Navy in WWII by a war correspondant attached to the Pacific Battle Fleet.
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$10

47719
MARTYR, Weston, ALLCOT, John, et al.
SHIPS OF THE SEVEN SEAS (in The Sydney Mail )

John Fairfax & Sons. Sydney. 1936. Special Ships' Number, No. 1261, Vol. XLIX, issued 27th May 1936. 72 PP with 3 colour and many b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour painting of the Torrens by John Allcot). Front cover slightly rubbed. Lacks the colour supplement of the Queen Mary steaming at full speed. Light foxing, staples rusty, o/wise near fine. 40 x 29.
Publication synchronised with the departure from England of the great White Star-Cunarder Queen Mary on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.
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$40

71843
MASTERMAN, Mervinia
FLINDERS CHASE, Kangaroo Island, South Australia - Place of Enchantment for Nature-lovers

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1950. 1st Ed. (8), 60 PP with over 35 pencil drawings in colour (tail pieces or margin), plus 4 plates with 37 flowers in colour. Eps: Location map and sketch map of Flinders Chase. Decorated hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket with small chips/hole at bottom and a small stain on back, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.8 x 14.5.
Western part of Kangaroo Island.
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$30

35516
MEISTER, Jürg
500 JAHRE SEEKRIEG AUF SCHWEIZERISCHEN SEEN (in Deutsche Werft)

Krogers Buch- und Verlagsdruckerei. Hamburg. 1967. Issue 5, 1967. Contains article from P.28 to 35 with 1 map and 14 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover (Fleet from Zurich in 1444). Fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.
500 years of Naval wars on the Swiss Lakes.
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$15

71377
MENDLOWITZ, Benjamin
2018 CALENDAR OF WOODEN BOATS

NOAH Publications. Brooklin, Ma. 2017. 2018 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with caption in English for each photograph by Maynard Bray,and 13 colour photos by Benjamin Mendlowitz. Pictorial stiff covers. English text. Unused with no markings. Fine. 30 x 30. 9780991397266
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$10

71810
MESSAGERIES MARITIMES
M/V CALEDONIEN - 3 items : Billet de Passage / Passage Ticket & Liste des Passagers

Compagnies des Messageries Maritimes. Paris. 1969. 3 items: 1- Plastic folder with "Messageries Maritimes" & logo "Unicorn & Anchor" on the front. / 2 - Liste des Passagers Papeete to Sydney, sailing 2.12.1960. / 3 - Passage Ticket "CALEDONIEN" Sydney to Marseille , sailing on 7.11. 1962. Very good. Folder size: 21.5 x 14.
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$30

54793
MESSENGER, Charles
HITLER'S GLADIATOR. The Life and Military Career of Sepp Dietrich

Brassey's. London. 2001. Paperback edition with revisions of the 1988 original. New Introduction of May 2000. XVI, (2), 245 PP with 14 maps, plus 36 pages with 38 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1857533658
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$5

50065
MILLER, Fred & BERMAN, Phil
MULTI-HULL RACING: THE HOBIE CATS

Haessner Publishing. Newfoundland, N.J. 1976. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches and photos), and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 0877990557
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$15

69217
MITCHELL, Surgeon Thomas
VOYAGE OF THE OTHELLO taking 117 passengers from Liverpool to Australia in 1833 returning by Indonesia, journal kept by Surgeon Thomas Mitchell & A Story of an Emigrant Family

William Sessions Ltd / The Ebor Press. York, UK. 1988. 1st Ed. Introduction and annotation by C. M. & N. B. Abbott, and foreword by Gordon Read. XII, 91 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans & photos). Inside front cover: Map of the voyage of the Othello. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly faded. Near fine. 19.6 x 21. 1850720290
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$30

31140
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE SHIP THAT DIED OF SHAME & Other Stories

Cassell. London. 1959. 1st Ed. IX, 228 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed. Some foxing. Good. 20.7 x 13.8.
10 short stories such as: The ship that died of shame, where a war time Motor Gun Boat refused to continue smuggling after her decommissioning from the Royal Navy.
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$10

70431
MOREMON, Dr. John
BURMA AND INDIA 1941-1945

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed., in the Australians in the Pacific War series. II, 82 PP with 1 map, 50 b/w photos and 12 b/w or colour art works. Pictorial soft cover. Fine (mint condition). 21 x 21. 1920720804
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$20

71458
MORLEY, L. J.
MEMORIES OF TASMANIA'S WEST COAST - A pictorial journey of road and rail vehicles of the past

Wellington Bridge Press. Hobart. 2013. Reprint of the 2011 original. II, 208 PP with over 500 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Mint condition. 29.7 x 21. 9781921767036
West coast of Tasmania: Mining, Timber, Hydro Electricity, Ports, Railways ... Flight around the world by Harold Gatty in 1931.
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$45

15121
MORTIMER, George
OBSERVATIONS AND REMARKS MADE DURING A VOYAGE to the Islands of Teneriffe, Amsterdam, Maria's Island near Van Diemen's Land; Otaheite, Sandwich Islands, Owhyhee, the Fox Islands on the North West Coast of America, Tinian, and from thence to Canton in the Brig "Mercury", commanded by John Henry Cox, Esq.

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1974. Bibliotheca Australiana No. 68. Facsimile of the 1791 original. (2), VIII, (8), 72 PP plus 1 plate (illust.) & 2 folded maps with coastal views of Amsterdam and Maria Islands. Simile vellum with blue vignette (spine & front cover). A few light foxing spots, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 20.5. 9060720873
First ship ever to anchor off the crater of Amsterdam Island in May 1789, call at Tahiti and Tetiaroa in August 1789 where they witnessed: ... uncommonly indecent and lascivious Heiva....
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$35

14677
MORTON, H.V.
BLUE DAYS AT SEA And Other Essays

Methuen & Co. London. 1933. 4th Ed. VIII, 207 PP, (9). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, price-clipped dust jacket. Marbled endpapers. Dust jacket has a few small nicks with a slightly faded spine, o/wise a near fine copy of this scarce title. 18 x 12.
Dedicated "to all who serve on the high seas".
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$40

49172
MOULTON, Major-General (editor)
BRASSEY'S ANNUAL 1973. Defence and the Armed Forces

William Clowes. London. 1974. 84th year of publication. VI adv., XVI, 346 PP, plus 1 folded map, 2 folded charts and 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Internally near fine. 24.3 x 16.
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$20

71926
MULLINS R. F. (editor)
ROYAL HOBART VICTORY REGATTA - Official Souvenir Programme (9th to 12th February 1946)

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1946. Victory Regatta. Foreword by Hon. R. Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania. 64 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 plan of courses, 9 photos and 7 headpieces. Soft wrappers, pictorial front. Small hole at top of front cover and lower corner of front cover clipped by 1 cm. Staples removed. Contents near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16.5.
Victory Regatta and Tasmania's National Birthday Celebration: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of: H.M.S. Bermuda.
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$50

71663
MURRAY, Marischal
UNION-CASTLE CHRONICLE 1853-1953

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1953. 1st Ed. XVIII, 392 PP plus 100 pages with 4 photo-gravures, 6 colour illust. & 137 bw illust. Fp: Table Bay in 1851. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (dulled). Light foxing, mostly on prelims and around some margins and outside page edges. A near fine copy of this scarce item. 24.2 x 17.4.
Hundred year history of the ships and men of this shipping line, in peace or in war. The struggle between the Union Line and its rival Castle Line up to their amalgamation in 1900.
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$100

71768
MURRAY-SMITH, Stephen, PLOMLEY, N. J. B., GILMORE, Alister et al..
BASS STRAIT - Australia's Last Frontier

ABC / Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Sydney. 1987. Revised edition of the 1969 original. 126 PP with 1 map on double page, 2 plans, 3 sketch maps and 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with a few marks, o/wise fine. 21 x 13.5. 0642527075
Series of 11 talks originally broadcast on ABC Radio. Discovery and exploration, as well as Lighthouses and Wrecks, by Stephen Murray-Smith. Petroleum exploration, by C.E.B. Conybeare. Mutton-Birding, by D.L. Serventy...
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$25

71860
N/A
COMPAGNIE MARITIME BELGE (LLOYD ROYAL), Anvers : 1895 1945

Compagnie Maritime Belge / J.-E. Buschmann. Antwerp. 1947. 1st French edition limited to 3500 copies. 147, (21), (4 colophon) PP with 7 woodcuts (head of chapters), plus 48 plates with 54 b/w photos and a large folded world map "Itinéraires des Lignes citees dans le present ouvrage". Stiff covers, illustrated front "House-Flag" (in colour). A little light foxing on prelims, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. French text. 23 x 19.
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$50

71868
N/A
KNOTS AND SPLICES

Brockhampton Press. London. 1996. 2nd impression in the Brockhampton Reference series. 188 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 16.2 x 10.5. 1860193560
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$15

60470
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VII, No. V, 1986

Mönch Publishing Group. Aldershot, UK. 1986. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Naval Developments in the Persian Gulf, by A. Taha. The French Navy in 1986, by Rear-Admiral H. Moineville.
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$10

18483
N/A
SHIPS AND SHIP MODELS, Volume I (1931-1932)

Model & Allied Pub. London. 1977. Facsimile Ed. of Volume I (No.1-12), September, 1931 to August, 1932, first published by Percival Marshall Ltd. 384 PP with numerous b/w illust. (draw., photos, etc..) Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket. Near fine. 22 x 14. 0852425260
Bound copy of the first volume of this modellers' journal.
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$30

71804
N/A
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE UNION-CASTLE LINE

The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Ltd. London. 1951. January 1951 reprint of a revised edition. 35 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 House-Flag, 1 painting and 12 photos, and Fleet List at January 1951. Stapled card covers with a small crease at top corner. A near fine copy of a scarce edition. 20.3 x 13.3.
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$40

57335
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 84, 1958

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1958. Volume 84, No. 1, January 1958 (No. 659), to No. 12, December 1958 (No. 670). Edited by Commander Robert N. ADRIAN. 12 issues for a total of XVIII, 1870 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good set. Image shows cover of January 1958. 24.8 x 17.
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$30

57365
N/A
UNITED STATES NAVAL INSTITUTE PROCEEDINGS - Volume 86, 1960

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1960. Volume 86, No. 1, January 1960 (No. 683) to No. 4, April 1960 (No. 686), then No. 6, June 1960 (No. 688) to No. 12, December 1960 (No. 694). Edited by Commander William M.A. GREENE. 11 issues for a total of 1828 PP with b/w illustrations and advertisements. Pictorial soft covers. Spine of some issues rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges and slight ageing of paper. Very good run of 11 issues. 24.8 x 17.
Set without issue No. 5, May 1960 (No. 687).
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$25

39391
N/A
YACHTING WORLD ANNUAL 1961

Yachting World Publication. London. 1960 1st Ed. Edited by Group Capt. E.F. HAYLOCK & D. PHILLIPS-BIRT. 184 PP, XVI (advert.) with drawings, sets of plans and 91 b/w photos. Fp: Fleet under spinnaker in the Solent. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with small chips. Light foxing. Very good. 28.2 x 22.
Early Navigating instruments, by Michael Richey.
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$25

71378
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH
2018 CALENDAR BATTLES AT SEA

Flame Tree Publishing. London. 2017. 2018 Calendar. No pagination, 28 PP with caption in English for each of the 14 colour photograph. Pictorial stiff covers. English text. Unused with no markings. Fine. 30 x 30. 9781786642783
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$10

47496
NEALE, W. G.
AT THE PORT OF BRISTOL. Volume One, Members and Problems 1848 - 1899

The Port of Bristol Authority. Bristol. 1968. 1st Ed. VII, 207, (11 Index) PP with 44 portraits. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a small chip. Near fine. 27 x 21.
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$25

71861
NEWBOLT, Henry
DRAKE'S DRUM AND OTHER SONGS OF THE SEA

Hodder and Stoughton. London. c. 1914. 1st Ed. (10), 144 PP, plus 12 decorated plates with illustrations in colour by A.D. McCormick tipped in, and protected by tissue paper. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth covers, gilt decorations and title in blind on front cover and spine. Offsettings of the free fly part of endpapers. Light foxing, mostly around edges and on prelmins and last pages and not affecting any of the plates. Attractive bookplate of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. Scarce. 27.2 x 21.
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$75

32695
NICHOLSON, Ian
LOG OF LOGS - Volume Three

Roebuck Society. Nambour, Qld. 1999. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 52. XVI, 500 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.6 x 17.5. 0958523207
A complement to his previous two volumes which generated much response and led to fresh material becoming available, hence this third volume.
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$60

71614
NIPPON YUSEN KAISHA
VOYAGE OF A CENTURY - Photo Collection of NYK Ships

Nippon Yusen Kaisha. Tokyo. 1985. 1st edition, with a message from the President Kimio Miyaoka and signed by him on FFEP together with a with compliments slip. 322 PP with 2 maps on double page, 3 graphs, 141 b/w illustrations (1 painting, 1 cutaway and 139 photos) and 200 colour illustrations (4 cutaways, 9 paintings and 187 photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, dj, slipcase. Cloth covers have a hint of foxing, o/wise a fine copy in a slipcase. 28.5 x 22.
NYK, pioneer of Japan's Shipping Industry: Established in 1885 through the merger of Yubin Kisen Kaisha and Kyodo Unyu Kaisha. Fleet list 1885 to 1945 and from 1945 to 1985.
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$120

50211
NOBLE, Capt. John
AUSTRALIAN LIGHTHOUSES

Doubleday. Sydney. 1967. 1st edition in the "Around Australia Program" series. 64 PP with 1 map on double page, line drawings, and 21 b/w illustrations. 12 pages with the 22 colour plates to be pasted down in the centre of book. Pictorial soft covers with light wear. Near fine. 21 x 14.
Informative booklet on the lighthouses around Australia.
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$20

71409
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
MUTINY !

Chapman & Hall. London. 1933. 1st Ed. VIII, 416 PP. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean with tracks of Bounty, open-boat and Pandora. Cloth cover, device on front cover and spine. Covers lightly soiled and with fade spots on rear cover. Occasional foxing (heavy on outside edges). Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good copy. 20.7 x 13.5.
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$20

71223
NORDHOFF, Charles & HALL, James Norman
PITCAIRN'S ISLAND

Chapman & Hall. London. 1935. 1st UK edition. XII, 418, (2 publications) PP. Eps: World map with tracks of Bounty and Pandora. Cloth cover, device on front cover and spine. Spine lightly rubbed at head and repaired at foot. 2 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Foxing spots in text and on outside edges. A very good reading copy. 20.7 x 14.
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$40

36902
NORGAARD, Christian (Naval Architect & Editor)
THE GOLDEN HINDE (replica)

Jarrold & Sons. London. 1973. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 31 colour photos on b/w illustrated historial background. Inside covers: text and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover with a rubbed patch at bottom of front cover and a few stamps of the University of Tasmania not obstructing any of the contents. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 28.5 x 22.4. 83506444X
On Drake, admiral, explorer, entrepreneur, privateer and imperialist, and on his ship the Golden Hinde. Building of the replica and preparation for the re-enactment voyage Plymouth to San Francisco of 1973.
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$8

71824
NORMANN, L. O.
DET FORENEDE DAMPSKIBS-SELSKAB Aktieseldkab 1866-1926

Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab. Copenhagen. 1926.. 1st Ed. 139 PP with tables b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 77 paintings & photos) and 2 pages with 16 photos, plus 20 pages with 3 coloured maps, 5 graphs and 15 artworks of ships, printed on superior gloss paper. Stiff covers, illustrated front with house flag and title. Spine with parts missing at top and bottom of spine, a few marks, otherwise contents near fine. Scarce. 29 x 22.
60 years of the Danish shipping company DFDS.
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$75

68705
NORTHCOTE PARKINSON, C. (editor)
THE TRADE WINDS - A Study of British Overseas Trade During the French Wars 1793-1815

Geo. Allen & Unwin. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 336 PP with 1 b/w illustrations, 7 maps (4 on double page) & 7 tables, plus 11 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Nathaniel Dance. FEP: Maps of trades of: West Indies, Newfoundland & America, East Indies, African trade. REP: Country trade SW & NE Monsoon: East Indian Archipelago & West Indies. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tears. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 15.
Seaports, shipowning, seamen. The trades: East India, West Indian, American, Newfoundland, slave trade & post office packets.
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$45

71675
O'CONNELL, James F.
A RESIDENCE OF ELEVEN YEARS IN NEW HOLLAND AND THE CAROLINE ISLANDS

A.N.U. Canberra. 1972. 1st Ed., No. 4 in the Pacific History Series. Foreword by H. E. Maude, Introduction and annotations by Saul H. Riesenberg. XIV, 232, (2) PP with 10 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the island of Ponape. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0708105386
Account of the early days of Australia (1820-1826) then life in Ponape where he lived for 5 years (1826-1831).
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$30

71903
OLIJNYK, Elynor Frances & GRAFTON, John Sheard
TAKING POSSESSION - A Saga of the Great South Land

Photographic Art Gallery. Adelaide. 2007. 1st Ed. XIV, 202 PP with photos of the author and the illustrator, b/w and colour illustrations (charts & maps, drawings, facsimile of documents, 13 paintings ...). Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Oblong: 27 x 21.7. 9780646474731
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$70

71865
OLIVIER, Tarquin
EYE OF THE DAY

William Morrow & Coy. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. XII179 PP, plus 12 plates with b/w photos. Eps: Illustrated map of South-East Asia. Hard cover, dj. Covers have wear on the edges with a little fraying. Occasional foxing. Dust jacket rubbed and lightly soiled and plastic protected. Very good. 22 x 14.3.
First experiences in early 1960's, living with Asians of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Shan States of Burma. The author was the son of Sir Lawrence Olivier.
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$35

20339
O'MAY, Dave G.
SONG OF STEAM - A Chronicle of Paddle Steamers and Screw Steamers in Tasmanian Waters 1832-1939

Government Printer. Hobart. 1976. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 207 b/w photos. Fp: Hobart Harbour, circa 1893. Pictorial cloth boards. Near fine. 22.3 x 14.5.
A record of steamships which visited Tasmanian waters during the first one hundred years of steam.
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$15

71684
O'MAY, Harry (compiler)
WRECKS IN TASMANIAN WATERS, 1797-1950

D. E. Wilkinson, Acting Government Printer. Hobart. 1954. 1st Ed.? 209, (V Index) PP, plus 24 pages at rear with 44 b/w photos & 1 folded map at back. Fp: Schooner Mariner, 1925. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (small chips). Gilt lettering dulled. Copy dated and signed by the author to the previous owner, Australian Historian J.S. Cumpston. . Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
Comprehensive details of ships wrecked in the treacherous seas around Tasmania.
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$40

71759
ORIENT LINE
THE LANDSMAN'S LEXICON

Orient Line. London. c. 1950. 1st Ed.? 32 PP with 1 figure (nautical terms used in referring to various aspects of the ship). Soft cover. Near fine. Small format: 15.3 x 11.5.
Ships of the Past - Navigation - Nautical vocabulary, from Accommodation Ladder to Weigh Anchor.
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$15

71805
ORIENT LINE
R. M. S. ORAMA, 20,000 Tons

Orient Line Mail Steamers. London. c. 1929. Travel brochure. No pagination, 16 PP with 8 b/w illustrations (1 with Orama under steam and 7 of accommodation). Soft wrappers with crest and title on front cover, staples. Front cover lightly soiled, o/wise contents are near fine. A scarce booklet. 16.3 x 17.2.
Built 1924. Maiden voyage to Australia 15/11/1924.
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$35

71725
ORIENT LINE
S.S. ORFORD - MENU: "Christmas Bush"

On Board. 1933. Dinner menu, 4th June, 1933. Christmas Bush (Ceratopetalum Gummiferum), No.8 in Australian Wild Flowers series. 2 small insect holes on front illustration. Very good. 20.3 x 12.3.
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$15

71802
ORIENT LINES
S.S. ORION - TOURIST "B" CLASS ACCOMODATION

Orient Steam Navigation Company Limited. London. 1955. Cabin Tourist "B" Class Accommodation, October 1955. Large folded plant: 66 cm x 88 cm. Fine. Very good. Folded format: 16.6 x 32.
Sun Deck and Upper Cabin Deck / Promenade Deck and Main Cabin Deck / Lower Promenade Deck & Lower Cabin Deck.
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$30

71799
P & O
HANDBOOK OF INFORMATION: P.&O. BRANCH SERVICE TO ENGLAND, via Ceylon, Egypt and Mediterranean

P. & O. London Passenger Offices. London. 1932. October 1932 edition. 28 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 Route Map & Distances via Suez, & 20 drawings or photos (7 of Accommodation and 12 of Tourist Destinations). Pictorial soft covers. Stamp of Hobart Agents "C. Piesse & Co. Pty. Ltd." on front cover and title page. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.
Handbook : from Advice of Steamers Arrival ... to Wireless Messages, for the "One Class" Passenger ships, Ballarat, Balranald, Baradine, Barrabool & Bendigo.
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$30

71811
P & O
P & O, Shore Excursions: PORT SAID

English Coaling Company Ltd / P & O Steamers. Port Said. 1954. November 1954 folded flyer: 2 folds with 3 b/w photos. Front cover: Statue of Ferdinand de Lesseps. Very good. Small format: 20.5 x 12.8.
Launch tour of Port Said Harbour. Tour of the Town. Gives places of interest and information for passengers. (The statue was removed following the November 1956 Anglo-French landing).
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$15

67059
P & O
PORTS OF CALL: BOMBAY

P&O. London. c. 1950. 3 folds flyer: Recto with brief history & information . Verso with a map/plan in colour . Very good. 21.5 x 14.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers.
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$10

67060
P & O
PORTS OF CALL: COLOMBO

P&O. London. c. 1950. 3 folds flyer: Recto with brief history & information / Verso with 1 map / plan in colour . Occasional foxing. Light creases, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14.
Gives places of interest and information for passengers.
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$10

71319
P. & O.
S.S. ORONSAY - MENU: The Catamaran

On board. 1966. Folded Dinner menu, Tourist Class 'St. Andras Night", 30th November 1966. The Catamaran, in Types of Sailing Craft series, by David Cobb. Very good. 25.7 x 17.7.
Front cover (in colour): Catamarans of the Indo Pacific region. Back cover: information on catamarans.
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$15

71800
P & O
S.S. STRATHEDEN - 4 Dinner Menus "FLOWERS OF AUSTRALIA"

Peninsular and Orient Line. London / s.s. Stratheden. 1960. 4 menus (20th, 21st, 22nd and 24th April 1960), in a series of 12 paintings by Strom Gould, published by P&O. Front: Flowers. Back: description. Faint ageing of paper. Near fine. 24 x 16.5.
No. 6: 3 flowers and a Christmas Beetle. No. 7: 9 flowers. No. 8: 7 flowers and a cicada. No. 10: Darwinia, Geraldton wax flower and butterfly. No. 11: 8 flowers. No. 12: Kangaroo Paws.
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$25

71803
P. & O.
T.S.S. "ARCADIA" - FIRST CLASS DECK PLAN (Provisional)

Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. London. 1960. Large folded cabin plan (75 x 77 cm) with 9 b/w photos (1 of T.S.S. Arcadia under way and 8 of Accommodations) and 5 plans of accommodation by deck. Fine. Folded size: 9.5 x 19 cm.
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$30

51702
P & O-ORIENT LINES
POSH - Volume 2, No. 3

P & O-Orient Lines, Inc. San Francisco. 1961. Fall 1961. Edited by Ernest BEYL and Thomas ERWIN. 17 PP with 22 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine condition. 28 x 21.7.
POSH: Port side Out Starboard side Home. No. 3: The Maoris of New Zealand, by Dean Walker. The debut of a great lady Canberra. The Outback, by Helen Ryan.
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$15

31599
PACK, S. W. C.
SEA POWER IN THE MEDITERRANEAN - A study of the struggle for sea power in the Mediterranean from the seventeenth century to the present day

Arthur Barker. London. 1971 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir John Hamilton. X, 260 PP with 10 maps and figures, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with some chips and tears and in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0213003945
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$20

22660
PAGE, Michael
FITTED FOR THE VOYAGE - The Adelaide Steamship Company Limited 1875-1975

Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1975. 1st Ed. (8), 340 PP with b/w illust. Eps: Map of Australia with branch offices and shipwrecks of the Company. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small repaired closed tears and is plastic protected. Faint foxing around outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Becoming scarce. 25 x 19. 0851799183
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$45

71609
PAGET-TOMLINSON, E. W.
BIBBY LINE: 175 Years of Achievement

Bibby Line Ltd. Liverpool. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 69 PP with 33 b/w photos. Illustrated boards with minimal wear. Signature of previous owner at top of half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0950159115
The oldest surviving independent British shipping company, founded in 1807, from coastal trade, expanding towards the Mediterranean & Indian Ocean, the two world wars, ..
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$25

71536
PARKIN, Ray
H.M. BARK "ENDEAVOUR", Her place in Australian History

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 2003. 2nd edition of the 1997 original. 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. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Large folded plan (58 x 19.2 / 29 x 19.8) "Masts & Spars - Standing Rigging - Yard-Arm & Stay Tackles" loosely inserted. Fine (mint condition). 29.3 x 22. 0522850936
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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$100

42341
PARSONS, Ronald
SOUTHERN PASSAGES - A Maritime History of South Australia

Author. Adelaide. 1998. Revised edition of the 1986 original. XI, 377 PP with over 5 maps & plans, and 79 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 20.4 x 14.7. 0949268666
Published for the 150 year jubilee celebrations of South Australia.
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$30

51507
PAUL, Philip
CITY VOYAGE. The Story of Erlebach & Company, Limited 1867-1967

Harley Publishing Company. Morden, Surrey. 1967. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Donald E. Erlebach. 84 PP printed on superior glossy paper, with b/w illustrations (drawings, portraits, photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. A fine copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$30

71528
PEMBROKE, Michael
ARTHUR PHILLIP: Sailor, Mercenary, Governor, Spy

Hardie Grant Books. Melbourne. 2013. 1st Ed. (12), 354 PP. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781742705088
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$20

36610
PERCY, Betty J.
WELCOME ABOARD THE TAMAR BOATS

Betty J. Percy. Launceston. 1993. 1st Ed. XII, 260 PP with 152 b/w illust., plus large folded map of the Tamar River tipped in at centre page. Fp: "Ronda-Lisa" under storm jib only. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dj. Dust jacket has small repaired nick at top, o/wise fine. Scarce. 26.6 x 19. 0646136496
Stories of 750 craft built on, and launched from the banks of the Tamar River, Tasmania.
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$300

71734
PETTERSEN, Lauritz, ENGELSEN, Rolf & GRIEG, Per
THE SOUND OF GRIEG / 1884-1984 GRIEG 100

Joachim Grieg & Co. Bergen. 1984. Limited edition. (6), 106, (6) PP with 2 portraits in colour and b/w illustrations (drawings and cartoons, newspaper clippings, plans, photos), plus 2 transparent pages with general arrangements for s/s "Europa" and s/s "Olaf Kyrre", and 2 large folded plates: No. I with 3 folds (First charter party dated 1875) on the recto and 3 extracts from "Retrospective glimpses of Bergen Shipping" on the verso / No. II with 4 folds with 5 Norwegian fruit carriers discharginng bananas in Mobile, Alabama, about 1910. Eps:Time-Charter Party signed in Kobe, and dated 16th January 1905. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title and decoration on front board and spine. Compliments slip loosely inserted. Fine (as new). 24.5 x 17.5. 8271290452
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$60

71430
PHILP, J. E.
THE HARRIET McGREGOR - A STAUNCH SHIP'S SEA STORY

Author. Hobart. 1934. 1st Ed. Foreword by C.B. Black. 44 PP with 6 b/w photos on full page. Soft covers (marbled). Ex Library copy with markings from the Hytten Hall Library (shelf number on front cover, book plate pasted down on inside front cover, stamps on recto and verso of title page, last page and inside back cover). Contents clean and still a very good copy of a scarce item. 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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$35

71833
PLUMMER, Russell (compiler)
PADDLE STEAMERS IN THE 1990s

Gms Enterprises. Peterborough, UK. 1994. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w photos throughout. Hard cover, dust jacket. A near fine copy. 25 x 17. 187038430X
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$20

39902
POCOCK, Tom
NELSON 'S WOMEN

André Deutsch. London. 1999. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0233994793
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$15

10917
POOLMAN, Kenneth
GUNS OFF CAPE ANN - The Story of the Shannon and the Chesapeake

Evans Brothers. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 175 PP, plus 10 pages with 11 b/w illust. Fp: Sir Philip Vere Broke. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.
The war of 1812 between the United States and England. Battle of the 1st June, 1813.
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$25

39034
PORTS
ABERDEEN - PORT HANDBOOK 1986

Charter Publications / Aberdeen Harbour Board. Norfolk. 1986. 1st edition. 84 PP with advertisements, 3 maps, 5 plans, 5 period illustrations, and 27 photos (6 colour, 21 b/w). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.4 x 18.5.
Port handbook. Published for the 850th anniversary of this port: 1136-1986. Pages 61 to 64: History over 850 years.
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$15

49718
PORTS
NORTHERN TERRITORY PORT AUTHORITY - Annual Report: 1971 / 1972

The Northern Territory Port Authority. Darwin. 1972. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 7 graphs, 6 tables, 9 b/w and 13 colour photos. Inside front cover: Map of the Northern Territory. Inside back cover: Map of Australia and the South West Pacific Islands. Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.
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$20

71873
PORTS NSW
PORT OF SYDNEY. Volume 2, No. 6, October, 1949

Maritime Services Board of N. S. W. Sydney. 1949. XX (covers & advertisements), 173-204 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches and photographs). Pictorial soft cover. Faint old stamp of the Illawarra Historical Society on front cover, faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.3 x 18.3.
News of the Ports of New South Wales. Development of Homebush Bay, Port of Sydney, by A. H. Small. Cheese making ... a growing Austraian Industry. Port Macquarie.
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$10

71878
PORTS NSW
PORT OF SYDNEY. Volume 4, No. 3, January, 1953

Maritime Services Board of N. S. W. Sydney. 1953. XXXVI (covers & advertisements), 65-96 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches and photographs). Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.3 x 18.3.
News of the Ports of New South Wales. 83 Degrees South with Ernest Joyce (with Captain Robert Scott, and Sir Ernest Shackleton), by B.A. Smee, pages 82 to 87. Finny Denizens of Sydney Harbour, by R. H. Waite
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$15

61917
POULSON, Bruce
RECHERCHE BAY - A Short History

Management Committee of the Southport Community Centre. Southport, Tasmania. 2005 Reprint of the 2004 original. V, 83 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: sketch map of Recherche Bay. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21.
Bay at the southern tip of Tasmania, first explored by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. Garden of Recherche Bay "Jardin du Roi", by Felix Lahaie. ... Whaling.
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$40

67153
PROUT, Geoffrey
BROWN'S POCKET-BOOK FOR YACHTSMEN

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1965. 4th edition of the 1933 original. 185 PP with 58 figures, plus 6 pages of colour illust., (2 of them with flags). Hard cover, slightly rubbed dust jacket.o/wise near fine. 18.7 x 12.
P. 147 to 185: glossary of Sea-Terms.
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$20

71935
QUEENSLAND GOVERNMENT
SMALL SHIPS TRAINING AND OPERATIONAL MANUAL

Maritime Safety Queensland. Brisbane. 2004. 3rd Ed. 423 PP with colour diagrams, photos, tables throughout and an Index. Pictorial card covers, sturdy spiral bound. Near fine. 24 x 20. 07244256849
Covers all aspects. Operational quality and safety, Safe navigation, Ship stability and seaworthiness, Ship handling, Pollution prevention, Communications, Machinery and systems...
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$40

42525
RANKEN, G. P.
BOAT SAILING FOR BEGINNERS

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1952. Reprint of the 3rd edition. 66 PP with figures. Hard cover, cloth spine, illustrated front. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 17.8 x 12.
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$15

22328
RATHE, Gustave
THE WRECK OF THE BARQUE 'STEFANO' OFF THE NORTH-WEST CAPE OF AUSTRALIA IN 1875

Farrar, Straus & Giroux. New York. 1992. 1st US Ed. XIX, (3), 136 PP with 1 map & 16 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 7 colour illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.4. 0374385858
Shipwreck of the Croatian barque "Stefano" registered in Dubrovnick, in October 1875, off Point Cloates. ... the survival of the castaway on this inhospitable coast.
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$25

63946
REEKS, Walter & SINCLAIR, William
SMALL COASTAL STEAMERS (in Minutes of Proceedings, Volume XXXIII)

The Engineering Association of New South Wales. Sydney. 1919. Volume XXXIII, 1917-18, edited by J. McNamara. LXIII, (5), 286, (2) PP printed on superior paper. Contains 2 articles pages 101 to 112 and 113 to 130 with 13 figures (3 on folded plates tipped in). Cloth cover, gilt title (dulled) on spine. Stamp and name of previous owner on endpapers. Occasional foxing of prelims, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15.
Includes two articles : Small Coastal Steamers by Walter Reeks and another by William Sinclair. Other articles: Permeability of Concrete by Water by B.J. Smart and A. Morrison, Transmission of Heat from non-luminous flames through thin water-cooled plates, by A.W. Tournay-Hinde, Cooling of Condensing Water by Towers and Spraying, by E.W. Marriott, Bridge Construction in New South Wales, by W.F. Burrow, Modern Road Pavements, by Jas. Vicars and A Method of Calibrating a Sharp-edges Orifice used for determining the flow of air, by Herbert J. Swain.
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$80

58062
REINELT, W. H.
WRECK OF THE MONUMENTAL CITY

Marine History Publication. Geelong. c. 1979. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 5 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author, on the verso of front cover. Near fine. 21 x 13.8.
The wreck of the American screw steamer (sail auxiliary) "Monumental City" on her maiden voyage in May 1853 near Gabo Island. The first steamer to cross the Pacific (San Francisco, Tahiti, Sydney). Wrecked on Tullaberga Reef off Gabo on her way to Melbourne.
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$25

71914
REYNOLDS, John (editor)
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA 1642 - Selections from Dr. J. E. Heeres' translation of Tasman's Journal Aug.-Dec. 1642

H.H. Pimblett, Government Printer. Hobart. 1942. 1st edition of November 12th, 1942. Prefaces by Robert Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania and John Madden, Minister for Lands and Works, and in Charge of Tasmanian Tercentenary Celebrations, 1942. (2) 43, (3) PP with b/w illustrations: 2 portraits and a facsimile of the signature of Abel Tasman, plus 1 facsimile of the first paragraph entry for December 2nd 1642 and 2 facsimile of folded charts. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples. Front cover with repaired short tear. Near fine and scarce in this condition. 24.3 x 18.5.
Selections and extracts from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman (from translation of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague, by Professor J.E. Heeres) and facsimiles of original maps.
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$50

42452
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS 1942

Dodd, Mead and Co. New York. 1942. 5th Printing (October 1942) of the March 1942 original. XII, 240 PP, plus 4A PP (Appendix added to 5th Printing), with tables, 18 b/w illust. (drawings, profiles, sketches) and 300 b/w photos, index of ships, etc... Blue cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.5 x 17.
A comprehensive picture of the ships and plans of the fighting fleets of the world. This 6th printing of November 1942 gives the ship casualties after 10 months of US involvement in an appendix of 4 pages at back of book.
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$20

71369
ROBERTSON, Jill
A GIFT TO THE PEOPLE - The Story of BELLERIVE SOCIAL INSTITUTE 1867-1997

Bellerive Historical Society. Bellerive, Tasmania. 1997. 1st Ed. IV, 98 PP with b/w illustrations (newspaper clippings, plans, paintings & photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0646317946
Institute for "the moral and intellectual well-being of the inhabitants" of Bellerive.
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$45

71728
ROPNER Shipping
M.V. SALMONPOOL

Ropner Shipping Co. Ltd. Darlington, UK. 1982. 3 folds flyer with House Flag in colour, 1 b/w photos, 3 sketch plans "Cargo Capacities" and tables. Folded format: 21.7 x 14.5.
Built in 1982 at the Eleusis Shipyards in Greece.
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$10

71960
ROW, Don & Maggie
FIFTY YEARS OF PAINTING IN TASMANIA 1925-1975

Don & Maggie Row / Matroid Publications. Hobart. 2010. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. (4), 331 PP with b/w and colour reproductions (over 200 are on full-page). Title page: Macquarie Street Hobart, 1925 (detail), by Tom Roberts. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 25 x 31. 9780980655568
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$70

71742
ROYAL MOTOR YACHT CLUB OF N.S.W.
OFFICIAL GOLDEN JUBILEE YEAR BOOK : Season 1955-1956

Royal Motor Yacht Club. Point Piper, Sydney. 1956 Foreword by Mrs. F.N. Hannan. 120 PP with advertisiong material and b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate with colour illustrations: Flags (Burgees & Ensigns) on recto and Weather Forecast Signals on verso. Soft covers, colour ilustration on front cover. Covers lightly soiled/rubbed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 18.3 x 12.2.
RMYC NSW based in Double Bay.
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$25

33734
ROYAL NAVY
COASTAL COMMAND - The Air Ministry account of the part played by Coastal Command in the Battle of the Seas 1939-1942

H.M.S.O. London. c. 1943. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 2 maps and 134 b/w photos. Fp: plotting the course. FEP: Catalina in flight. REP: Aerial view of convoy. Soft cover. Very good. 22.7 x 17.8.
Battle of the narrow seas. Protecting ocean convoys... Blockade by mine and bomb...
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$10

16665
ROYAL NAVY
NEPTUNE - October 1940

Continental Publishers. London. October 1940. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 6 drawings and 39 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover showing colour photo of the White Ensign of the Royal Navy flying above the flag of Italy upon the captured Italian submarine Galileo Galilei. Staples removed, o/wise near fine. 26 x 16.3.
Action in the Mediterranean. Fighting U-Boats. Merchant men of the Empire. Bravo Ajax. Africa at war.
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$10

51006
ROYAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF NEW SOUTH WALES FOR 1884 - Vol XVIII

Royal Society of New South Wales/Thomas Richards, Government Printer. Sydney. 1885. 1st Ed. Vol. XVIII. Edited by A. LIVERSIDGE. LIII, 224 PP, plus 6 folded maps, 5 folded plates with 7 figures, and 1 folded diagram, as well as 3 large folded plates at rear of volume (curves height western Rivers for 1884, diagram monthly distribution of rain in NSW for 1884, & rainfall map of NSW 1884). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing, o/wise very good. Scarce. 22.3 x 14.5.
On the Removal of Bars from the Entrances to our Rivers (6 maps), by Walter Shellshear... The Trochoided Plane (5 plates with 7 figures), by Lawrence Hargrave... Water Supply in the Interior of New South Wales (1 diagram and 3 large folded plates), by W. E. Abbott.
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$70

71941
RUHEN, Olaf
THE PORT OF MELBOURNE 1835-1976

Cassell Australia. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. J. Hamer, Premier of Victoria. Introduction by A. S. Mayne, Chairman. XII, 324 PP with over 90 b/w illustrations. Eps: Panorama of the Port of Melbourne. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket partly sunned (front cover and spine). Name and address of previous owner on front end paper. Near fine. 24.8 x 19. 072697370X
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$35

71902
RYAN, R. J. (editor)
THE SECOND FLEET CONVICTS

Australian Documents Library. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. XV,95 PP with 2 scorings and 1 brief annotation in margin. Soft covers, illustrated front. Front cover with rubbed patches. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 21.2 x 13.7. 0908219067
An alphabetical listing of names, giving place and dates of conviction, length of sentence and ship transportation.
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$25

71823
SCHWAB, A. W.
150 YEARS VAN OMMEREN - Men Shaping History

Van Ommeren Ceteco NV. Rotterdam. 1989. May 1989 edition. Translated from the Dutch original by Ank de Bondt. 123, (3 blank) PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, documents, drawings, paintings, plans and photos...). Stiff covers, title on front cover and spine, dj (illustrated front). Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$45

21124
SHACKLETON, E. H.
AURORA AUSTRALIS 1908-1909

Bay Books. Sydney. 1988. Reproduction of one of the original hand bound copies. XXIV, then 184 PP (without pagination) with 11 illustrations on full page (10 b/w and 1 colour) and 11 b/w illustrations in the introduction. Eps: Reproduction of the original which was printed and bound in Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18.8. 1862563098
Facsimile of the first book published in the Antarctic during Shackleton's second expedition.
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$35

44890
SHAFTER, Richard A.
DESTROYERS IN ACTION

Cornell Maritime Press. New York. 1945. 1st Ed. X, 246 PP 1 plan and 30 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with slight insect damage. Few foxing spots on top outside edge. Contents near fine. 21 x 13.
Recounts the records of ten famous destroyers of World War II along with the heroic sagas of the men aboard them.
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$15

39838
SHINYA, Michiharu
THE PATH FROM GUADALCANAL

Outrigger Publishers. Auckland. 1979. 1st English edition, translated from the Japanese original by Eric Hardisty Thompson. 160 PP with 2 maps and 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21 x 15.5. 0908571275
Torpedo Officer on the IJN destroyer Akatsuki. Sunk off Guadalcanal during the Naval Battle of Guadacanal. Prisoner of War in New Caledonia, then at Featherston Camp in New Zealand...
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$25

70997
SIGWART, E. E.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1965 - Volume XIV

Adlard Coles. London. 1966. 1st Ed., Volume XIV, 1966. 192 PP with tables & b/w illust. (photos & plans). Fp: Oceanic, first large ship built solely for cruising. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (M/V Benya River). Dust jacket slightly rubbed, o/wise fine. Oblong: 15 x 23.
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$25

71887
SMEETON, Miles
ONCE IS ENOUGH

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1959 1st Ed. Foreword by Nevil Shute. 206 PP with 10 maps and 19 drawings, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a rubbed patch at foot of spine and is in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner crossed out on front endpaper. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
The voyage of "Tzu Hang" where she turned right over, twice while attempting to sail round South America from Pacific to Atlantic.
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$35

15672
SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster
THE EMPRESS OF CHINA

Philadelphia Maritime Museum. Philadelphia. 1984. 1st Ed. XVIII, 331 PP with 71 b/w illust. & head-pieces. Eps: Passage of the ship Empress of China, New York - Canton. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 17.7. 0913346098
Voyage of the first USA vessel which initiated trade with the Chinese. Sailed from New York Harbour 22/02/1784, returned mid-May 1785.
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$15

71870
SORELL, G.F. & MULLINS R. F. (editors)
ROYAL VISIT REGATTA - Souvenir Programme (23rd and 28th February 1963)

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1963. 125th Anniversary Regatta. Foreword by Hon. E.E. Reece, Premier of Tasmania. 100 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 Official Portraits Queen Elizabeth II, and The Duke of Edinburgh, 4 portraits (1 painting, 3 photos), drawings, 3 plans of courses, paintings and photos). Soft covers, gilt title on front cover with illustrated front. A few pages with small dog-ears, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21 x 13.8.
Tasmania's National Birthday Celebration: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of: H.M.A.S. Quickmatch and H.M.Y. Britannia.
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$50

71763
SPEIGHT, E.E. & NANCE, R. Morton (Editors)
BRITAIN'S SEA STORIES: B.C.55 - A.D.1805

Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1913. 5th edition of the 1905 original. XIII, 427 PP with 13 drawings and 20 plates (8 in colour and 12 in b/w). Fp (in colour): Destruction of the Spanish Armada by storm. Marbled end papers and outside edges. Leather binding (Oxford binding) with gilt decoration on front board, raised bands and title on spine. Prize plate of the Anglican School of Southport, pasted down on front endpaper. Covers ligtly rubbed on edges. Very good. 19.2 x 14.5.
Sub-title: Being the Story of British Heroism in Voyaging and Sea -Fight from Alfred's Time to the Battle of Trafalgar, With an introduction tracing trhe development of the structure of sailing ships from the earliest times.
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$50

71948
SPENCE, S. A. (editor)
THE MUTINY & PIRATICAL SEIZURE OF THE CONVICT-BRIG "CYPRUS", when on a voyage from Hobart-Town to Macquarrie Harbour during August 1829.

S.A. Spence. Mitcham, Surrey. 1968. Edition limited to 75 copies. Unusual pagination: (8), 74 PP (recto only for most of the pages), plus frontispiece: "Woodcut by artist convict Wm. B. Gould" and folded map "Approximate track of the Cyprus from Recherche Bay to Whampoa" at rear of book. Soft cover, title on front cover, cloth spine. Brief note tipped in on front endpaper. Signed by the editor. Near fine. 27.4 x 19.5.
... being the apprehension, trial, sentence of the mutineers, as reported by "The Times" of 14, 16, 18, 19 & 21 October, 5 November and 14 December 1830.
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$125

71892
STAMMERS, Michael
SAIL ON THE MERSEY

Countyvise Limited. Liverpool. 1984. 1st Ed. 36 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, paintings and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 29.2 x 21.2. 0907768857
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$20

43811
STEPHAN, John J.
HAWAII UNDER THE RISING SUN - Japan's Plans for Conquest After Pearl Harbor

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1988. 2nd printing of the 1984 original. XII, 228 PP with 2 maps in text. Hard cover, no dust jacket, o/wise fine. Image shows title-page. 24 x 16. 082480872X
Pro-Japanese activities and ideas held by Japanese in Hawaii before WWII. Japanese Imperial planning for invasion and the future of Hawaii in a greater East Asia.
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$10

48847
STEVENS, Peter
THE VOYAGE OF THE CATALPA - A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels' Escape to Freedom

Weidenfeld & Nicolson History. London. 2003. 1st UK edition. VIII, 328 PP, plus 8 pages with 21 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.3. 1842126512
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$50

57195
STRACZEK, J.H.
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Ships, Aircraft and Shore Establishments

Navy Public Affairs. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. No Pagination, c. 262 PP with 65 sketch plans (7 of aircarft and 58 of ships). Pictorial card cover with light wear. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 20.2. 1876043784
From "Aaron" to "Zita", both in service during WWII with the Naval Auxiliary Patrol.
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$85

63734
SURFING
THE BEST DAYS ... Surfing, Friends, Dedication - A written and pictorial history of Palm Beach (Qld) Surf Life Saving Club's first 75 years

Palm Beach (Qld) Surf Life Saving Club Inc. Palm Beach, Qld. 2005. 1st Ed. Forewords by Ron Rankin and Ken Bird. President's Message by Bob Stockwell. VI, 170 PP with over 350 b/w and 40 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.3 x 21.6. 0959401628
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$35

72010
TENCH, Captain Watkin
A NARRATIVE OF THE EXPEDITION TO BOTANY BAY

The Australian Limited Editions Society. Sydney. 1938. Limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies (No. 307), with an Introductory Note, by C. H. Bertie. (4 blank), 2 ("limited edition"), XVIII, 114, (2 colophon "The Australian Limited Editions" designed by Perce Green) PP with facsimile of the title page of the 3rd edition of 1789, and 19 woodcuts & drawings (17 head pieces) by Adrian Feint. Decorated endpapers. Quarter bound, cloth covers, gilt decorations and title on leather spine, plain protective sleeve. Copy signed by Adrian Feint (illustrator) and Perce Green (designer) on the "limited edition" page. Occasional foxing. Fine. Rare. 24.5 x 17.
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$200

11429
TERRAINE, John
TRAFALGAR

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 205, (3 index), (1 source) PP with many b/w illustrations (plans, maps, paintings, ..) and 18 colour plates. Half-title page: Facsimile of the London Gazette, Nov. 6, 1805, on the Victory at Trafalgar. Title spread: The Redoutable at Trafalgar. FEP: Map of West Indies and Mediterranean Sea. REP: Position of the combined forces of France and Spain. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with piece missing at head of sine. Newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Very good. 25.5 x 19. 0283982365
England's war at sea against Napoleon, culminating with his defeat at Trafalgar.
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$15

46892
THOMAS, Captain Elwell B.
THIS BUSINESS OF BOATING

Cornell Maritime Press. Cambridge, Maryland. 1949. 1st soft cover edition. X, 310 PP with tables, 1 b/w photos and 108 figures. 1 page with jacket photo caption for the 20 b/w photos, loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Back cover worn with small piece missing on bottom corner. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise contents near fine. 20.7 x 14.5.
Contents include: Finance, Insurance, Legal Phases, Boatyard Layout and Equipment, Marine Contracting, Towing and Salvage, Moving and Delivery of Boats, Docks and Marinas, Brokerage .... most comprehensive.
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$15

69638
TRAUNG, Jan-Olof (editor)
FISHING BOATS OF THE WORLD

Fishing News / FAO. London. 1955. 1st edition, with a preface by D. B. Finn and an introduction by A.C. Hardy. XX, 579, (XLVI adverts) PP with 81 tables, and 604 figures (graphs, maps, drawings & b/w photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (dulled). Covers with light wear. Name of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, and on outside page edges, o/wise contents near fine. Image shows title page. 28.7 x 22.
Part I: Boat types (world wide). Part II: Naval architecture. Part III: Engineering. Part IV: Factory Ships. Very comprehensive.
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$50

63298
UNION SHIPPING
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Shipping Group Limited - December 1982

Group Personnel Department / Union Shipping Group Limited. Wellington. 1982. December 1982 edition. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover ("Union Lyttleton", Wellington Harbour). Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.8.
Cruising in Oriana, by Glenn Travis. Roving Cameraman in Fiji. The Seaway Service. Recollections: Diamond Jubilee of Grand Old Lady (Canterbury / Lyttleton), by Tony Lester. ...
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$20

71846
URE, Charles Woodward
HOW TO NAVIGATE AT SEA - A Complete Course in 12 Chapters (Ure's System of Ocean Navigation)

The Harbour Press / C. W. Ure. Sydney. 1973. 1st and limited edition. 212, (100 / C with tables) PP with many figures. Errata slip topped in on page 9Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed and with minite insect damages. Occasional foxing spots on outsie edges. Very good. Scarce. 24 x 18.4.
By the first Australian navigator to cross on his "Mirrool" the Tasman Sea, solo, both ways, in March and April 1970.
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$50

71754
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1949. 1st Ed. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: The Set of the Sails!. Top edge tinted. Eps: World map with route of some tall ships. Cloth cover, dj. Cloth cover is a little worn and rubbed around edges, dust jacket with parts missing and is in a protective sleeve. Foxing on some pages and edges. Very good. 22.8 x 15.5.
The life at sea under sail of Capt. Alan Villiers.
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$45

71720
VOLLMER, John E., KEALL, E. J., & NAGAI-BERTHRONG, E.
SILK ROADS - CHINA SHIPS

The Royal Ontario Museum. Toronto. 1983. 1st edition with a foreword by Joseph Needham. XVI, 240 PP with 1 table, 1 graph, 12 maps, 10 charts , 6 artist's rendition of sailing vessels, and b/w or colour illustrations. Title page: Vase porcelain, China, early 19th century. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, 2 small old tape marks on half- title page, o/wise near fine. 25.8 x 24. 0888543018
An exhibition on the East-West trade, held in Toronto, 10 September 1983 to 8 January 1984.
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$25

71854
WALKER, L. C. & RALPH, R. B.
FLINDERS STRAIT SHIPPING COY. LTD - Directors' Report, Balance Sheet and Accounts: No. 4

Flinders Strait Shipping Coy. Ltd. Launceston. 1973. 15th November 1973 edition. No pagination, 12 PP with tables. Soft wrappers, titlle on front cover. Near fine. 24 x 18.5.
Fourth Annual Report for the year ended 30th June 1973.
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$10

71884
WALKER, Peter Benson
ALL THAT WE INHERIT, being Family Memorials of the Walkers and Mathers of Hobart and ...

J. Walch & Sons Pty Ltd. Hobart. 1968. 1st edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No. 283 / 500). Foreword by William N. Oats. XII, 158, (4 blank), (8 family trees, 1 on folded page) PP plus 16 b/w plates and 8 family trees. Copy signed by the author on verso of half title page. Cloth covers, title on front board and spine, glassine protection. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.
and... the Reminiscences and Memories of James Backhouse Walker ...
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$45

16781
WARNER, Oliver
FIGHTING SAIL, Three Hundred Years of Warfare at Sea

Cassell. London. 1979. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, The Earl Mountbatten of Burma. XIV, 192 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 16 colour illustrations. Fp. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5. 0304300039
Sea warfare from the end of the 15th to the early 19th century.
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$25

71635
WATERS, Sydney D.
UNION LINE - A Short History of the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Ltd. 1875-1951

Privately published, Wellington. 1951. 1st Ed. 148 PP with b/w illustrations. Frontispiece (in colour): Armorial bearings of the Company. Eps: Trade routes of the Union Steam Ship Co. of N.Z. Ltd. Green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Covers a little dulled with light wear around edges, light foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.
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$30

71637
WESTPHALL, Povl
DET OSTASIATISKE KOMPAGNI, The East Asiatic Company, Limited

The East Asiatic Company Ltd. Copenhagen. 1972. 110 PP with 18 location maps, 87 b/w and 19 colour photos and 18 location maps in text. FEP: The world of the East Asiatic Company. Contains at the rear a fleet list and folded illustrated plates with b/w photos of 39 ships of the company. Decorated hard cover with small repair at bottom near spine.. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.2 x 19.
Published for the 60th anniversary of this Danish shipping company which was established in March 1897, spanning all the oceans and servicing all the continents.
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$30

71713
WHITE, L. G. W.
SHIPS, COOLIES AND RICE

Sampson Low, Marston. London. 1936. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 306 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Original cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ageing of paper on outside edges and offsetting on endpapers. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket has some pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. Quite scarce with a dust jacket. 23.8 x 14.5.
History of James Nourse Line which began with the full-rigged ship "Ganges" in 1861. Coolie trade, WWI...
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$80

68410
WILHELMSEN, Wilh.
1861-1961 WILH. WILHELMSEN - A short history of 100 years' activity

Wilh. Wilhelmsen. Oslo. 1961. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp (in colour): House-Flag & Royal Norwegian Mail Flag. Decorative papered boards. Discreet signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.6 x 20.4.
A family shipping line which developed and still covers the world. Covers: From Sail to Steam, From Tramp to Liner and Tanker Trade, plus the period of the war years until the post war period (1945-1961).
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$35

15799
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr & FROST, Alan
TERRA AUSTRALIS TO AUSTRALIA

OUP. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XIX, 242 PP with 143 b/w or colour illust. Fp: Matthew Flinder's first recorded use of the term 'Australia' 1804. Eps: Typus Orbis Terrarum. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note signed by Alan Frost on title-page. A fine copy. 26.2 x 19.8. 0195549082
Describes the various stages of discovery and the significance of these for the European imagination. Examines the impact of early colonization on the Aborigines. A most comprehensive account of European discovery of Australia.
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$50

71723
WILSON, Andrew
COAST - TASMANIA, Seascapes from the Roaring Forties

Everything Everything & Fullers Bookshop Publishing. Hobart. 2016. 1st Ed. Foreword, poem and chapter text by Finegan Kruckemeyer. 304 PP with b/w and colour photos by Andrew Wilson. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. New. 30.5 x 39.5 9780992303686
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$60

71908
WOLFARD, Bernard K. and BOLGER, Phil
COMMON SENSE DESIGN BOOK

Common Sense Designs. Beaverton, Or. 1992. 1st printing of the 1st edition, August 1992.. (4), 38 ("Instant" Boats), 55 ("Complex" Boats) PP with b/w figures (plans, sketch plans and 47 photos). Soft cover, pictorial front. Fine. 28 x 21.5.
27 Instant Boats, and 26 Complex Boats, plus 3 appendices. Appendix No. 2: Description of 4 boats (Micro, Jinni, Birdwatcher & Martha Jane), by Phil Bolger.
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$40