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

71696
BARTY-KING, Hugh
THE BALTIC EXCHANGE - The History of a Unique Market

Hutchinson Benham. London. 1977 1st edition, with a foreword by Sir Charles Trinder. XX, 431 PP with 1 map and 43 facsimile of documents, plus 1 folded menu, 5 colour plates and 24 pages with 41 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Coat of arms of the Baltic Mercantile and Shipping Exchange. FEP: Map of the City of London in 1750. REP: Map of the City of London today (1977). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0091280508
The fascinating story covering 375 years of the Baltic Exchange which played a vital part in making London the shipping and commodity centre of the world.
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$50

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

56189
BIDDLE, Tyrrel E.
A TREATISE ON THE CONSTRUCTION, RIGGING, & HANDLING OF MODEL YACHTS, SHIPS & STEAMERS, with remarks on Cruising and & Racing Yachts, and the management of open boats; also lines for various models and a cutter yacht

Norie & Wilson. London. 1883. 2nd edition, enlarged. (8), 101, ( 11 appendix), (4 explanations to plates), (14 advertisements) PP, plus 10 of the 12 b/w plates called for (lacking plates: VII & VIII). Fp: Ropes, Sails and Spars of a Schooner (Plate II). Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover. Half title page may be lacking. Some pages repaired. Ageing of paper. In need of rebinding. 22 x 14.
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$100

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

71913
BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1954-55

Jane's Fighting Ships Publishing. London. 1955. 56th yearly issue. 60 adv., XXIII, 470 PP with b/w illustrations (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: H.M.S Ark Royal and H.M.S. Centaur. Cloth cover with light wear on corners and along edges and a small repaired tear at bottom of spine which is a little frayed. Gilt title on spine, title in blind on covers. Faint foxing. FFEP has a crease and there are a few nicks or dog-ears in the Classified List of Advertisers. Otherwise, contents are clean and overall, a very good copy. Oblong: 21.5 x 32.5.
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$60

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

37317
BOWEN, Frank C.
LONDON SHIP TYPES

The East Ham Echo Ltd. London. 1938. 1st Ed. 184, (2), VIII, (2) PP with 80 pen & ink illustrations by Pelham Jones. Green cloth cover, rubbed around edges, spine a little frayed at head. Internally very good. 25.5 x 16.
Sections of this book initially published in the East Ham Echo. Each type of ship with an illustration and a text of 2 to 3 pages on her life. From the East Indiaman, such as the Earl of Balcarres, to the Cruising Liner, such as the Atlantis.
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$35

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

71361
CARLTON, Mike
FLAGSHIP: The Cruiser HMAS AUSTRALIA II and the Pacific War on Japan

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2016. 1st Ed. XIV, 642 PP with 1 diagram of HMAS Australia, plus 24 pages with 7 diagrams & maps (in colour) and 40 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780857987778
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$35

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

52262
CENTRO NAVAL
LAS ARMADAS DEL ANO / THE NAVIES OF THE YEAR 2002

Centro Naval. Buenos Aires. 1988. Extraordinary Issue. Bulletin No. 750/751. Volume 105, July-December 1987. Presentation message by Vice Admiral Jorge A. Desimoni. 385-720 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (crests, flags, maps, plans, photos) and advertising material. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly soiled with light weear. Occasional foxing. Texts in Spanish and English. Near fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 22.4.
Bulletin published for 105th anniversary of Centro Naval. Argentine Naval industry.
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$20

71722
CHICHESTER, Francis
THE LONELY SEA AND THE SKY

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1964. 1st edition. Introduction by J. R L. Anderson. XVII, 18-352 PP with 11 line illustrations, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Attractive book plate of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.
Autobiography of the man who undertook the first solo long distance sea-plane flight in 1931 and the first solo sailing race across the Atlantic.
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$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

71429
CLIFFORD, Robert (editor)
INCAT - YEARBOOK 2019 - 2020

Incat Tasmania Pty. Ltd. Hobart. 2019. 1st Ed. Message by Robert Clifford, Chairman. Report by Tim Burnell, CEO. 40 PP with colour illustrations (cutaways, sketch maps, plans, photos), plus a large folded planner (calendar) for 2019. Pictorial stiff covers. As new. 29.7 x 22.
Incat Hull 089 "Saint John Paul II" delivered to Virtu Ferries from Valetta, Malta. ...
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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

65655
DEXTER, David
THE NEW GUINEA OFFENSIVES

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1961. 1st Ed., in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series One (Army), Volume VI. XX, 851 PP with 8 maps and 98 sketch maps, plus 52 pages with 5 maps (1 on double page) and 68 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Front cover lightly marked. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16.
Vol VI: The New Guinea Offensives.
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$20

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

47321
DUNN, Laurence
LINERS AND THEIR RECOGNITION

Adlard Coles. London. 1953. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, silhouettes & photos. Fp: Six liners alongside New York piers. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing. Near fine. Small oblong: 12.7 x 19.3.
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$15

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

71944
GAUNT, Mary
ALONE IN WEST AFRICA

T. Werner Laurie. London. c. 1912. 1st edition in the "New Travel Library". XX, 404, (8 publications) PP, plus frontispiece and 96 photographic plates. Fp: Portrait of Mary Gaunt with tissue guard. Fep: Rough sketch map of Authors Route: Gold Coast and Togo. Cloth cover, bright gilt decoration and title on front board, gilt title (dulled) on a sunned spine. Hardly any foxing. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.
The author was born in the goldfields of Victoria, lived in Warrnambool. Australia.
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$120

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

71653
G.L. DENHOLM
JOHN DENHOLM & COMPANY 1851-1951

Bo'ness. 1952. 1st Ed. 54 PP with 13 b/w plates. Red cloth covers, gilt-engraved title on front with the company flag. Covers are a little soiiled. Contents near fine. 19 x 12.8.
History of this Scottish shipping and pitwood company.
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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

32314
HADFIELD, Charles
THE CANALS OF SOUTH WEST ENGLAND

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1985. 2nd Ed. of the 1967 original, Volume 3 in The Canals of the British Isles series. 2O6 PP with 11 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 071538645X
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$30

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

71516
HAINES, Robin
LIFE AND DEATH IN THE AGE OF SAIL. The passage to Australia

University of New South Wales Press. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed. 365 PP with 8 tables, 1 map and 13 b/w illustrations (12 on double page). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 16. 0868405493
Covers the period when over 750,000 government-assisted emigrants crossed the world from the UK to Australia. A moving account about the experience of migration.
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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

71661
HEATON, P. M.
THE SOUTH AMERICAN SAINT LINE - History of a Welsh Shipping Venture

Starling Press. Newport, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 126 PP, plus 80 b/w photos on full page & 2 large folded plans (general profile & general arrangement). Eps: Register Certificate of "St. Thomas". Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 15.4. 0950771449
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$30

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

57543
HOLMES, Tommy
THE HAWAIIAN CANOE

Editions Limited. Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii. 1981. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Abraham Piinaia. VIII, 191 PP with 6 tables, maps & charts, b/w and colour illustrations. Decorated hard cover, dj. Notes on front endpaper, title page and above top photograph of page 148. Fold of endpapers starting, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 28.5.
A definitive and comprehensive work on the skills and traditions associated with the Hawaiian canoe: voyaging, materials, tools, fishing,...
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$120

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