47388
ALLEN, Dr. Gerald R. and STEENE, Roger C.
FISHES OF CHRISTMAS ISLAND, INDIAN OCEAN

Christmas Island Natural History Association. Christmas Island. 1988. 1st Ed. (2), 198 PP with 2 maps, 500 figures (colour photos) and 3 plates with 47 colour paintings of fishes. Fp (colour): Map of Indian Ocean. Recto of REP: Map of Christmas Island. Dust jacket with light wear, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0959121013
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$40

72406
ALLEN, J., GOLSON, J. & JONES, R. (editors)
SUNDA AND SAHUL - Prehistoric Studies in Southeast Asia, Melanesia and Australia

Academic Press. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (XII), 647 PP with tables, figures and b/w photos. Fp: Sketch map of Sunda and Sahul. Hard cover, gilt title on spine (price clipped). A 7 pages article " The remarkable history of Indo-Pacific Man...", by Jack Golson, extracted from "Search", Vol 3, No. 1-2 Jan-Feb 1972, loosely inserted. Some pencil underlining in 6 of the articles. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 23.5 x 15.5. 0120512505
19 papers presented at the 13th Pan Pacific Science Congress in Vancouver, 1975.
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$150

14701
AUSTIN, K. A. (editor)
MATTHEW FLINDERS - On the Victorian Coast April-May 1802

Cypress Book. Melbourne. 1974. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illust. (charts, coastal views, paintings & photos). Fp: Flinders as a boy. FEP: Aerial view of the Shire of Flinders. REP: Surveyors at work. Pictorial stiff cover. Very good. 23.8 x 18.3. 0909807132
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$20

59409
AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 28

AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Sydney. 2004. Edited by Jeremy GREEN & Myra STANBURY. 145 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
Whaling and colonial trade, shipwreck of Cheviot, by R. Anderson. The Australian built schooner Alert, by M. Nash. ... Stone anchor from Saurashstra coast, India, by A.S. Gaur. ...
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$35

72473
BAGNASCO, Erminio
SUBMARINES OF WORLD WAR TWO

Cassell & Co. London. 2000. Reprint of the 2000 soft covers edition. English language translated from the 1973 Italian original. 256 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. (tables, graphs & plans, b/w photos). Half-title page: U 625 under attack from Canadian aircraft off the coast of Ireland on 10 March 1944. Title spread: the United States submarine SS.168 Nautilus off the West coast of the USA in August 1943. Pictorial soft cover. Neat "Ex Libris" stamp of previous owner at top corner of page 1, o/wise a fine copy. 24.5. x 24.5. 9781854095329
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$40

72570
BAILEY, Chris Howard
The Royal Naval Museum Book of THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC - THe Corvettes and their Crews: An Oral History

Royal Naval Museum / Allan Sutton / Naval Institute Press. Stroud, Gloster. 1994. 1st Ed. Foreword by H. Campbell McMurray, Director. XXVIII, 156 PP with b/w illustrations (7 front piece, 1 cutaway, 1 map, crests, paintings, photos, portraits). Eps: Map of the North Atlantic "Convoy Routes covered by the Flower Class Corvettes". Hard covers, dj (in a protective sleeve). Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 17.8. 9780750905985
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$50

72463
BALLANTYNE, Iain
H.M.S. RODNEY

Pen & Sword Maritime. Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2008. 1st Ed. in the "Warships of the Royal Navy" series. Foreword by Commander R. W. Morris, R.N. 304 PP with 9 b/w illustrations (ink drawing, crest, cartoon, photos), plus 16 pages with 53 b/w illustrations (line drawings, sketch plans, portraits and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 29.6 x 21. 9781844154067
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$60

20587
BASS, George F. (editor)
SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS OF THE AMERICAS, A History Based on Underwater Archaeology

Thames & Hudson. London. 1996. 1st soft cover edition. 272 PP with 80 colour and 296 bw illust. Title page: A diver dismantles a floor timber from a sixteenth century Basque galleon. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21.5. 050027892X
The first book to describe the dramatic discoveries now revolutionising new world maritime history: Pre-Columbian ships, Basque whalers, Spanish treasure galleons.
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$30

19327
BASSETT, Ronald
H.M.S. SHEFFIELD - The Life and Times of "Old Shiny"

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1988. 1st US Ed. 224 PP with 1 plan (general arrangement), 6 maps & 136 b/w photos. Half-title page: Shield of "Sheffield", first in the RN to have a stainless steel one, hence her nickname. Title-page: HMS Sheffield 1937. Hard cover, dj. Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 25.2 x 19.2. 0870214349
Launched in 1936, actions in the North Sea, Mediterranean, Convoy duty, Battle of North Cape,.. Her end in 1967.
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$30

72583
BECKE, Louis
THE EBBING OF THE TIDE - South Sea Stories

T. Fisher Unwin. London. 1896. 1st Ed. (6), 292 PP. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine with small parts worn and/or missing. Covers with marked patches. Occasional foxing and offsetting on endpapers. Gutter of front endpaper partly split, gutter of rear endpaper split. A good copy in need of rebacking. Image shows title page. 21 x 14.
21 stories.
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$70

72750
BELBIN, Phil & GILLETT, Ross
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY, The First Seventy-Five Years

Child & Henry. Sydney. 1986. 1st limited edition of 400 copies (350 for sale). Foreword by Vice-admiral M. W. Hudson, Chief of Naval Staff. Presentation page IX: with name of previous owner at top, then hand numbered copy (No. 201 / 350), and signed by the Artist, the Author and the Chief of Naval Staff. XIV, 278 PP with 33 pencil drawings and 26 colour plates hand-tipped with their tissue guard. All illustrations by Phil Belbin. FFEP: Crest of the Royal Australia Navy (in blind). Quarter bound in Australian buffalo hide and buckram, gilt title on front cover & spine. Contained in a Navy blue buckram slip case. A fine copy of a scarce item. Large format: 43.8 x 35.5. 0867770023
Published for the 75th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy. A magnificent book. More images available upon request.
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$2500

55523
BETHELL, L.S.
THE STORY OF PORT DALRYMPLE: Life and Work in Northern Tasmania

L.G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c.1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. A. Townsley. X, 193, IX (index) PP with 9 maps & plans, 4 tables and 68 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers lightly soiled with light wear. Slight ageing of paper. Contents near fine. 24.5 x 15.6.
Port at the mouth of the Tamar River. Chapters 3 & 4: Ships in Port Dalrymple.
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$40

72413
BIRKETT, Dea
JELLA: A WOMAN AT SEA

Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 205, (3) PP with 1 map of Gulf of Guinea to the Thames with route of the Minos from Apapa, Nigeria to Tilbury. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 9780575051256
Jella or "small boy" for West African crew members. She signed on the M/V Minos in Lagos (Nigeria), calls in Douala (Cameroon), Tema (Ghana), Monrovia (Liberia). Signed off at Tilbury, Thames River, UK.
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$25

68779
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline, FORSYTH, Elliott, & SMITH, Bernard
BAUDIN IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS, The Artwork of the French Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands 1800-1804

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XII, 347 PP with 35 b/w plates and around 300 illustrations (153 in colour). Fp: Portrait in pencil of Nicolas Baudin. Eps: Part of the Carte Générale de la Terre Napoléon. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Fine. 34 x 23.5. 019554787X
From the Lesueur Collection in Le Havre.
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$265

72537
BOWEN, John (editor)
SCALE MODEL WARSHIPS

Conway Maritime Press. Greenwich. 1978. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 120 plans & diagrams, and 150 b/w photos. Fp: Italian destroyer "Impavido". Hard cover, dj. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Ex library copy with stamp "State Library of Tasmania"on verso of title page and sellotape marks on covers, o/wise contents near fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 085177170X
For the beginner and less experienced model maker. Hull & superstructure, guns, radar, deck fittings...
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$40

72119
BOWSKILL, Derek
THE CHANNEL TO THE MED - A Guide to the Main Routes through the French Canals

Opus Book Publishing. Wadhurst, East Sussex. 1995. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (88 maps, most of them on full page and with insets), plus 4 pages with colour ilustrations (1 map, 2 pages with "Main signals on French waterways" and 5 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Lower corner of front cover with small creases. Stamp of the previous yacht on title page. Contents near fine. 29.5 x 21. 9781898574033
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$25

72314
BRADFORD, Ernle
THE STORY OF THE MARY ROSE

Book Club Assoc. London. 1982. Reprint. 207 PP with numerous b/w and 19 colour illust. (engravings, paintings, photos, plans, sketches, ..). Title-page: The "Henry Grace à Dieu". Hard cover, dj. Blind seal of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. . 25.3 x 19.5.
The warship which sank without firing a shot, in an engagement against the French fleet. Her story and salvage.
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$20

30919
BRANCH-JOHNSON, W.
THE ENGLISH PRISON HULKS

Christopher Johnson. London. 1957. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Hugh J. Klare. X, 205 PP with 1 b/w illustrations, plus 10 pages with 8 b/w illust. Fp: H.M.S York as a hulk at Portsmouth, 1828. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few repairs and is in a protective plastic sleeve. Near fine. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.
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$50

72427
BULLEY, Anne
THE BOMBAY COUNTRY SHIPS 1790-1833

Curzon Press. Richmond, Surrey. 2000. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 6 maps, and 12 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 16. 9780700712366
Private merchant ships of India, dockyards and Parsi master builders.
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$130

16823
BURGESS, Michael
AIRCRAFT-CARRIERS AND AIRCRAFT-CARRYING CRUISERS

Burgess Media Services. Wellington. 1980. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 21.
Pictorial record and history.
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$10

37701
BURGESS, Michael
BATTLESHIPS AND BATTLE CRUISERS

Burgess Media Services. Wellington. 1981. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 58 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21.
Pictorial record and history.
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$10

72345
BURNS, Jason M.
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A MERCHANT SAILOR: The Archaeology and History of the Norwegian Ship "Catharine"

Kluwer Academic / Plenum Publishers. New York. 2003. 1st Ed. in the Plenum series in Underwater Archaeology. Foreword by Roger C. Smith. XIV, 113 PP with 5 tables and 21 figures (including 2 sketch maps). Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine (as new). 23.5 x 15.5. 9780306473890
Shipwreck off Pensacola Bay, Florida in August 1894.
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$45

65954
CALLEN, Terry
BAR DANGEROUS, A Maritime History of Newcastle

Newcastle Regional Maritime Museum & The Runciman Press. Newcastle. 1986. 1st edition, by Norm Barney. Foreword by Joy Cummings. 246 PP with b/w illustrations (plans & sketches by the author, and photos), plus 4 plates in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover & spine, dj. Foxing spots on half title page. Fine. Scarce. 26.7 x 21. 095889390X
From the first discovery in 1797 to the latest dredging and improvements of the 1980's.
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$60

72206
CANDIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY
5 MENUS CANADIAN PACIFIC

Canadian Pacific. London. 1955. 5 folded menus. Front cover: colour illustration / Back cover: details on the illustrated front / Inside: different types of menus. Near fine. 24.7 x 17.
Front covers: Empress of Australia (painting by Oswald Pennington) / Banff Springs Hotel, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies / Mount Assiniboine, Canadian Rockies / Indian Days at Banff / "The Mounted", Constable of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police on the steps of the West Block of Parliament Building and in front of the Peace Tower at Ottawa.
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$50

58870
CARLTON, Mike
CRUISER: The Life and Loss of HMAS PERTH and Her Crew

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. XIV, 706 PP with 1 plan and 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 10 colour illustrations and 64 b/w photos. Eps: White Ensign, Royal Navy. Hard cover, dj. Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 16. 9781741668391
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$35

53540
CARSON, Rachel
THE SEA AROUND US

Staples Press. London. 1952. 6th impression of the October 1951 original. 230 PP with drawings by Katherine L. Howe. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.
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$30

22792
CHESNEAU, Roger
THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT CARRIERS 1914-1945

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Warships Illustrated series. 64 PP with 120 b/w photos. Title spread: A prewar view of the Lexington (CV-2). Pictorial soft cover (USS Lunga Point, CVE-94). Fine. 24.6 x 18.6. 0853687684
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$10

72214
CIRCULAR HEAD HERITAGE Committee
THE CIRCULAR HEAD CHRONICLE - Year 200 "Commemorative Edition"

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 1998. Vol 1, No.1 "Special Edition", December 5th 1998. 4 PP (on 5 columns). Fine. 43 x 28.5. 0646466542
Historical and Heritage story of Circular Head following the "Bass & Flinders sight Circular Head - Dec 5, 1798 "... the NW corner of Tasmania.
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$20

72215
CIRCULAR HEAD HERITAGE Committee
TIME LINE OF EVENTS IN CIRCULAR HEAD from 1798 to 2001

Circular Head Heritage Centre. Smithton, Tasmania. 2001. 37 PP (photocopies). 29.7 x 21.
Circular Head and the NW corner of Tasmania since the sighting by Bass & Flinders of Circular Head - Dec 5, 1798, to the Centenary of Federation celebrations.
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$25

72411
CLEUGH, James
CAPTAIN THOMAS JOHNSTONE 1772-1839 - Smuggler's Reach

Andrew Melrose. London. 1955. 1st Ed. No. 2, in The Rogues Gallery series. 318 PP, plus 24 PP with 23 old engravings. Fp: View of the Ton & Harbour of Portsmouth in Hamlpshire. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small tears (repaired), now in a protective sleeve. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 23.2 x 16.
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$45

72656
COCKRILL, Philip
THE WOERMANN STEAMSHIP LINE OF HAMBURG The History, Ships & Cancellations (Series Booklet No.11)

Philip Cockrill. Newbury, Berkshire, UK. 1980. 1980 reprint. 34 PP with b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers with light soiling. Near fine. Scarce. 20.8 x 14.5.
A history of the Woermann Line (Deutsche Seepost Linie Hamburg Westafrika) / Deutsche Ost Afrika Linie.
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$25

40869
COHEN, Stan
WINGS TO THE ORIENT - A Pictorial History of the Pan American Clipper Planes 1935 to 1945

Pictorial Histories Publishing Company. Missoula, Montana, USA. 1986. 2nd printing of the 1985 original. X, 214 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (maps, plans, facsimile newspapers & photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0933126611
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$20

71918
COLE, Keith
GROOTE EYLANDT - Changing Aboriginal Life Styles

Nungalinya Publications. Darwin, NT. 1975. 1st edition. 66 PP with 2 maps, 43 colour and 94 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0909821100
Ethnobiology, by Julie Waddy. Aborigines and totems, by Judith Stokes. Art by Bill Green. Cross cultural contacts: Macassans...
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$40

34534
CONAN DOYLE, Adrian
LONE DHOW

Arco. New York. 1964. 1st US edition, especially printed for the friends of Sami S. Svendsen. (XII), 174 PP with 1 map on double page (approaches to Bab el Mandeb), plus 2 colour plates and 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: The Dhow. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges. Signature on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
An account of adventures on a mission bent on capturing an adult tiger shark for the Natural History Museum of Geneva in the late 1950's. Life in Djibouti, Gulf of Tadjoura.
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$10

72660
COOPER, A. E. (editor)
SEA FISHING

Seeley Service & Co. London. c. 1934. 1st Ed. Volume XVII in the "Lonsdale Library" series. Introduction by the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale. 352 PP with tables and 78 figures, plus 47 plates with 86 b/w photos. FP: The John Dory. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly soiled. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 15.
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$40

37685
COOPER, Bryan
THE E-BOAT THREAT

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1976. 1st Ed., a Macdonald Illustrated War Study. 138 PP with 47 b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos). Title spread: E-boats returning to base. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and in a protective sleeve). Neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 0356081443
On the German Schnellboot (E-boat = Enemy war motorboat).
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$30

52675
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS

Sirius Books. Sydney. 1963. Reprint of the 1938 revised edition (original of 1934). XXXII, 285 PP, plus 16 pages with 18 b/w illust. Decorated hard cover. Remnants of dust jacket loosely inserted. Light shelf wear on bottom edge, o/wise very good. 20.5 X 13.5.
The story of whaling in Australian waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times.
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$20

70921
DARMAN, Pete, EVANS, Deborah ... (editors)
WORLD WAR II - The Battle of Britain and the Blitz

The Brown Reference Group Ltd. London. 2010. 1st edition. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.3. 9781840443257
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$10

56273
DAVID, Andrew (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF HMS HERALD to Australia and the South-west Pacific 1852-1861 under the command of Captain Henry Mangles Denham

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1200 copies. No. 3 in the second Miegunyah Press series. XXVIII, 521 PP, (3), with 11 survey charts & 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 48 illustrations (29 in colour). Hard cover with ribbon page-marker, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18. 9780522843903
Between 1852 and 1861, HMS Herald covered part of the South-west Pacific and part of the Australian coast (including King George Sound & Shark Bay) and surveyed and charted known land masses and suspected hazards. In 1853, while at anchor off the Isle of Pines, it unknowingly witnessed the French take-over of New Caledonia and its Dependencies. Includes visits to Fiji, Lord Howe, survey of St.Paul Island (Indian Ocean) in early 1853 and Mellish Reef (Coral Sea) in 1858, where they found the abandoned wreck of the French naval vessel Duroc.
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$70

71977
DAY, Harold E. A.
OLD SKETCHBOOKS & ALBUMS

Hobart Press. Sandy Bay, Tasmania. 2002. 1st limited edition of 500 numbered copies (No. 491/500). 175, (5) PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (covers of sketchbooks or albums, portraits, signatures and sketches). Illustrated endpapers. Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 21.2 x 27. 0957936508
24 of these: 13 sketchbooks and 11 albums.
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$30

37567
DE BLOSSEVILLE, Marquis
HISTOIRE DE LA COLONISATION PENALE ET DES ETABLISSEMENTS DE L'ANGLETERRE EN AUSTRALIE

Imprimerie de Auguste Herissey. Evreux. 1859. 1st Ed. (4), VIII, XXXII, VIII, (2), 569 PP. Marbled boards, cloth spine, gilt title on vignette on spine. Marbled endpapers. Ex library copy with discreet stamp of Bibliotheque Populaire du XIXe Arrondissement. Ageing of paper, some foxing. Still a very good copy. Scarce. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.
Early convict transportation to the Americas, choice of New Holland after the American War of Independence. Successive governors in Australia from Phillip to Brisbane and Darling. (Ferguson: 7152a). Based on the 1831 edition of Histoire des Colonies penales de l'Angleterre dans l'Australie (Ferguson: 1424).
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$200

72399
DE GROOT, Irene & VORSTMAN, Robert (editors)
SAILING SHIPS - Prints by the Dutch Masters from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Century

A Studio Book / Viking Press. New York. 1980. 1st US edition, translated from the Dutch original. 284 PP with 250 b/w illustrations (No.20 is a folded plate on double length). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket with a repaired tear. Near fine. 30.5 x 28. 0670615277
Breughel, Rembrandt, Bol... Pages 272 to 278: biographies. Pages 279 To 281: glossary.
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$40

71916
DENNY, Colin
HAROLD GATTY, Pioneer Aviator (in 40 South Tasmania - Issue 55)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2009. Summer 2009-2010. 96 PP. Contains article from P.44 to 48 with 2 b/w and 2 colour photos by John Kurtum. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
... described as the "Prince of Navigators", by Charles Lindberg.
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$10

72792
DRUETT, Joan
ISLAND OF THE LOST - A Harrowing true story of Shipwreck...

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2007. 1st Australian paperback edition of the US original. (14), 284, (4 publications) PP with 3 b/w illustrations: portrait of the author, map of Auckland Island with location map and 1 photo " Wreck of the "Grafton" at Epigwaitt, Auckland Island. Pictorial stiff covers. 2 pertinent pencil annotations by previous owner R. Warneke, Sealing and Whaling specialist. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14. 9781741753684
... Death and Survival on a Godforsaken Island at the Edge of the World.
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$30

20739
DUNMORE, John
THE FATEFUL VOYAGE OF THE ST. JEAN BAPTISTE, A True Account of M. de Surville's Expedition to New Zealand and the Unknown South Seas in the Years 1769-70

Pegasus Press. Christchurch, N.Z. 1969. 1st Ed. 127 PP, plus 8 b/w plates with 9 illustrations. Eps: Map of Indo-Pacific Oceans with track followed by the Saint Jean Baptiste. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed, spine sunned. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The commercial cruise/discovery of the French East Indiaman Saint Jean Baptiste and her Captain de Surville, from French India to South America, via the Solomon Islands and New Zealand...
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$30

31721
DUNN, Laurence
SHIPS OF SOUTHAMPTON, and the Solent

Adlard Coles. Southampton. 1964. 5th completely revised edition. 36 PP (including covers) with 66 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Inside covers with 40 funnel (in colours). Near fine. 18.5 x 12.
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$15

72402
DUNN, Steve
SECURING THE NARROW SEA - The Dover Patrol 1914-1918

Seaforth Publishing. Barnsley, UK. 2017. 1st Ed. 288 PP, plus 16 plates with 37 b/w illustrations: 1 map, portraits and photos (18 of them Royal Navy warships). Hard cover, dj. As new. 24 x 16. 9781848322493
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$40

33676
EARLE, Peter
THE LAST FIGHT OF THE "REVENGE"

Collins & Brown. London. 1992. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 2 diagrams and 4 tables, plus 12 pages with 1 diagram and 13 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781855851061
30th / 31st August 1591: Seafight off Flores, Azores Islands between the lone English galleon "Revenge" of Sir Richard Grenville and a 53 strong Spanish armada.
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$30

70911
EDEN, Paul E. (editor)
ROYAL AIR FORCE SALUTE - "BATTLE OF BRITAIN" 75th Anniversary

Royal Air Force Media and Communications / Key Publishing. Stamford, Lincs.. 2015. 1st edition. Foreword by Air Chief Marshall Sir Andrew Pukford. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, plans, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

72447
EDWARDS, Commander Kenneth
SEVEN SAILORS

Collins. London. 1945. 1st Ed. 255 PP, plus 7 full-page portraits. Fp: Admiral Ramsay, General Eisenhower & Field Marshall Montgomery on board HMS Apollo. Cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover and ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing around edges, o/wise a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.
Careers and action of seven men who made history at sea during WWII: Sir Bertram Home Ramsay, William Gladstone Agnew, Sir Bruce Austin Fraser, Leonard Warren Murray, Robert St.Vincent Sherbrooke, Sir Edward Neville Syfret and Thomas Hope Troubridge.
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$20

72371
EDWARDS, Hugh
ISLANDS OF ANGRY GHOSTS

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1966. 1st UK edition. (14), 208 PP with 1 map on double page (with inset), plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: "Islands of Angry Ghosts" (Abrolhos Islands). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is rubbed around edges with a few nicks and is in a protective sleeve. Name and address of previous owner on top of half-title page, o/wise contents are near fine. The scarce first edition. 24 x 16.
20th century skin divers discover a 17th century shipwreck & treasure and reveal the final truth about the infamous Batavia mutiny.
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$65

72468
ELLIOTT, Peter
ALLIED ESCORT SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, A Complete Survey

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition. 575 PP with tables, drawings, plans & 292 b/w photos. Title spread: Escort at speed in a choppy sea. Hard cover, dj. Front endpaper with bookplate and Ex Libris stamp and bookplate of previous owners. Cover of dust jacket with a small chip. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0870218018
Allied escort ships built during WWII and used in anti-submarine, anti-aircraft, surface and assault operations. Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Indian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy, South African Naval Forces and United States Navy.
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$80

72099
EVANS, Jeremy, MANLEY, Pat & SMITH, Barrie
THE SAILING BIBLE - The Complete Guide for all Sailors from Novice to Experienced Skipper

Bloomsbury / Adlard Coles. London. 2018. 2nd edition of the 209 original. 400 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (mint condition). 25.2 x 20. 978174249547
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$25

72380
EWERS, John K.
THE WESTERN GATEWAY, A History of Fremantle

Fremantle City Council. Perth. 1971. 2nd revised edition of the 1948 original. XXIV, 262 PP with the Armorial Bearings (in colour) on page III, tables, graphs & plans, plus 42 pages with 88 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Challenger. Eps: Seal of the City of Fremantle. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a repaired closed tear at head of spine . Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.8 x 17.8. 855640502
How Fremantle grew and a history of the men & women who helped this growth.
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$25

18455
FISHER, John
HOW TO SAIL

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 257 PP with 42 diagrams, plus 7 b/w plates. Fp: A day for single-handed sailing, national 12 ft. on the Thames. Hard cover, dj. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19 x 13.
Includes chapters on: what kind of sailing, going afloat, safety first...
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$5

72017
FLINDERS, Matthew
A BIOGRAPHICAL TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF TRIM, ISLE DE FRANCE 1809

John Ferguson / Halstead Press. Sydney. 1986. Reprint of 1the 1986 edition, with an introduction by Dr. Stephen Murray-Smith and a learned discource on the subject by Dr. T. M. Perry. 48 PP with illustrations by Annette Macarthur-Onslow. Fp: Portrait of Trim. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 23 x 16.5. 0909134707
A brave seafaring cat who, in the company of Matthew Flinders, circumnavigated the globe in the years 1799-1804.
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$30

72542
FLUCKEY, Rear Admiral Eugene B.
THUNDER BELOW !, The USS Barb Revolutionizes Submarine Warfare in World War II

University of Illinois Press. Urbana. 1992. 1st printing of the original edition. XVI, 445 PP with 54 b/w illustrations (1 cutaway, 7 track charts or maps, 37 b/w photos ...). Fp (in colour): The "Barb" strikes. Eps: map of Northwest Pacific. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, fine dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Small neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 26 x 18. 9780252019258
The war patrols 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the U.S.S. Barb under the command of Captain Fluckey between April 1944 and August 1945. Patrols in the Sea of Okhotsk, the South China Sea, the East China Sea and Formosa Strait.
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$50

56323
FRANZEN, Anders
THE WARSHIP VASA - Deep Diving and Marine Archaeology in Stockholm

Norstedt & Bonnier. Stockholm. 1960. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, drawings, maps). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few closed tears or chips and in a protective cover. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.2.
The fate which befell the Vasa in 1628 her remarkable salvage and restoration.
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$25

72676
FROMENT-GUIEYSSE, Georges
LA PEROUSE

Editions de l'Empire Français. Paris. 1947. 1st edition in the "Les Grand Navigateurs" series. 155, (5) PP, plus 5 b/w plates and 1 large folded map at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of Jean François Galaup De La Pérouse. Hard cover, illustrated front, title on front board and spine. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14.
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$95

72514
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
NELSON AGAINST NAPOLEON - From the Nile to Copenhagen, 1798-1801

Caxton Editions & National Maritime Museum. London. 2001. Reprint in the Caxton Pictorial Histories series of the 1997 original. 192 PP with over 300 b/w illustrations. Title spread: British forces landing at Aboukir, March 1801. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Review by Norman Hurst loosely inserted. Fine. 29.5 x 25.2. 1840673613
Battles for the Mediterranean: Aboukir (Nile), Minorca, Malta... Colonial and commerce warfare in the West Indies, the Red Sea and in the East Indies.... Battle of Copenhagen.
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$25

72768
GARNERAY, Louis
SEAMAN GARNERAY - Voyages, Aventures et Combats

Argyll Publishing. Argyll, Scotland. 2003. 1st English edition, translated by Roland Wilson. 285, (3) PP with 43 b/w illustrations (1 map of Mauritius, 1 facsimile of a document, 3 portraits & 18 diagrams in margin, and 20 engravings). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781902831633
Voyages in the Indian Ocean, naval war with corsairs such as Surcouf while based at Ile de France (Mauritius)... Marine painter... Prisoner of war on British pontoons...
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$40

49459
GATACRE, Rear-Admiral G. G. O.
A NAVAL CAREER, Reports of Proceedings 1921-1964

Nautical Press. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. (6), 382 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (drawings by Commander F. James and photos). Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. Front endpaper with obituary of Gatacre (11th August 1983), Ingleton bookplate and comments by Geoffrey Ingleton. Two letters signed by Rear Admiral Gatacre on endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 19.5. 0949756024
Interesting account of a varied and distinguished naval career (43 years at sea), and a contribution to Australia's naval heritage: WWII, sinking of Bismarck, Solomons & New Guinea campaign, etc.
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$35

72429
GILL, G. Hermon
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1939-1945 (in 2 volumes)

Collins & Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1985. Reprint with additions of the 1957 and 1968 original. In the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series, series two (Navy), with an introduction by John Robertson. Volume I: XXII, 690 PP with 49 maps, plus 44 pages with 83 b/w photos. Volume II: XXIII, 757 PP with 44 maps and sketches, plus 44 pages with 84 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Previous owner's stamp in blind on each FFEP (almost invisible) A couple of light foxing spots on outside page edges, o/wise a fine set. 24 x 16. 0002174790 & 0002174804
Volume I: 1939-1942. Volume II: 1942-1945.
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$75

59086
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND WARSHIPS 1914-1945

Golden Press. Sydney. 1987. Reprint of the 1983 original. 360 PP with 600 photos & 100 line drawings. Laminated pictorial boards with two scratch marks on front and light wear around edges. Spine lightly sunned. Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0868240958
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$20

17598
GLEESON, Max
THE VANISHED FLEET OF THE SYDNEY COASTLINE

Author. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 37 b/w and 22 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17. 0646136712
The events surrounding the loss of fifteen ships wrecked on the Sydney or Illawarra Coast. Woniora in 1882, Undola in 1918, Malabah in 1931, Birchgrove Park in 1956.
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$15

22152
GOLOVNIN, V.M.
AROUND THE WORLD ON THE KAMCHATKA 1817-1819

Hawaii Historical Society & University Press of Hawaii. Honolulu. 1979. 1st English Ed., translated with an introduction and notes by Ella Lury Wiswell. XXXXII, 353 PP with 2 maps, 1 portrait of Capt. Cdr. Golovnin and 15 b/w reproductions of watercolours. Fp (colour): A Kolosh Chief from Baranov Island. Eps: Route of the sloop Kamchatka 1817-1819. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 0824806409
Not only a voyage, but an insight to the societies and peoples encountered during this world cruise.
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$20

71966
GOODWIN, Richard
LEONTYNE - By barge from London to Vienna

Collins. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 219 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 colour photos. Eps: map of NW Europe with track of Leontyne. Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 15.8. 9780002153904
London to Vienna through: Belgium, France, Germany and Austria.
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$25

71334
GORSKY, Bernard
MOANA RETURNS

Elek Books. London. 1959. 1st English edition of the 1957 original Expedition Moana. 264 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w photos. Cloth cover, repaired and protected dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Homebound voyage, from Tahiti to Saint Tropez, via Tonga, New Caledonia, Indian Ocean, and the Red Sea, in the forty-foot cutter Moana.
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$20

72408
GRAHAM, Gerald S.
GREAT BRITAIN IN THE INDIAN OCEAN - A Study of Maritime Enterprise 1810-1850

Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1967. XIV, 480 PP with 9 maps (No. 1 to No. 9), plus 1 folded map "The Indian Ocean" (No. 10). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$70

53110
GREEN, David (editor)
GIPSY MOTH IV CIRCLES THE WORLD AGAIN - Souvenir Programme

United Kingdom Sailing Academy. Cowes, Isle of Wight. 2006. Edition VII, July 2006. Introduction by HRH The Princess Royal. No pagination, 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
Commemorating Gipsy Moth IV's visit to Australia.
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$15

42799
GRETTON, Vice-Admiral Sir Peter
CONVOY ESCORT COMMANDER

Corgi Books. London. 1971. Paperback edition of the 1964 original published by Cassell. 222 PP with 4 track charts, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Covers with creases, slight ageing of paper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0552087033
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$15

72527
GRIFFIN, Randall C.
WINSLOW HOMER - An American Vision

Phaidon Press Limited. London. 2017. 1st paperback edition of the 2006 original. 240 PP with over 200 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Winslow Homer at Prout's Neck, 1908. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29 x 25. 9780714874197
The story and art of one of the best American watercolour artists and probably the greatest painter of marinescapes.
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$70

72607
GRIFFITH, Bob & Nancy
BLUE WATER - A guide to self-reliant sailboat cruising

Sail Books, Inc. Boston. 1979. 1st Ed. 267 PP with 2 plans, 10 sketches, and 26 colour photos. Eps: Map with voyages of the first and second "Awahne". Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.5. 0914814183
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$30

71692
GROCOTT, Terence
SHIPWRECKS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY & NAPOLEONIC ERAS

Caxton Editions. London. 2002. Reprint of the 1997 original, by Chatham Publishing. XVI, 430 PP. Hard cover, laminated pictorial boards, dj. Light foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 16. 1840671645
Chronicle of maritime tragedies (from contemporaneous publications) listing 1500 ships and covering: the Revolutionary Era 1793-1801, the Era of the Peace of Amiens 1801-1803, and the Napoleonic Era 1803-1816.
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$20

72109
GRUSS, Robert
THE ART OF THE AQUALUNG

Macgibbon & Kee. London. 1955. 1st English edition translated from the French by Richard Garnett. 66 PP, (2 adverts.) with 11 figures, plus 8 b/w plates with 9 photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 18.8 x 13.
How to swim and explore under water.
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$40

72698
GUNN, John
QANTAS AIRWAYS: 1919 - 1970 (in 3 volumes). 1 - DEFEAT OF DISTANCE: Qantas 1919-1939 / 2 - CHALLENGING HORIZONS: Qantas 1939-1954 / 3 - HIGH CORRIDORS: Qantas 1954-1970

University of Queensland / Qantas Airways Ltd. Brisbane. 1985, 1987 & 1988. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: XVI, 400 PP with 2 tables and 93 b/w illustrations (3 prospectus & 90 photos). Eps: Map in colour of Queensland ant the Northern Territory. Vol. 2: XIV, (2), 434 PP with 2 tables and 95 b/w photos. Eps: Cutaway in colour of an Imperial Flying Boat of Qantas Empire Airways. Vol. 3: XVI, 468 PP with 1 table and 92 b/w photos. Eps: Artwork of Super Constellation with boarding paasengers walking on the tarmac. Each volume with hard cover with title on front board and spine, and dust jacket. Top of the rear cover of Vol.2 (on 2 cm) has been rubbed with corresponding tear of the dust jacket and has been repaired. All volumes in a protective sleeve. Contents of all volumes in near fine condition. A scarce item. 25.4 x 18. 0702217077 / 0702220175 / 0702221287
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$180

72440
HAINES, Gregory
DESTROYERS AT WAR

Ian Allan. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 track chart (St Nazaire) and 185 b/w photos. Title spread: HMS Intrepid. Hard cover, dj (in a protective sleeve). Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 29.8 x 22. 0711011109
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$25

72969
HALL, Thomas
THE T.W. LAWSON - The fate of the world's only Seven-Masted Schooner

The History Press. Charleston, S.C. 2006. 2006 edition of the 2005 History Press original. 153, (7) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, drawings, engravings, paintings, photos and portraits... ). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 24.5 x 17.2. 9781596292086
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$70

72145
HALSTEAD, Bob
CORAL SEA REEF GUIDE: Great Barrier Reef - Papua New Guinea - Solomon Islands - Vanuatu - New Caledonia

Sea Challengers. Danville, CA., USA. 2000. 1st Ed. 321 PP with over 1,000 colour photographs. FEP: Colour map of the Coral Sea North of the Tropic of Capricorn. REP: Publications and "About the Author". Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 23.8 x 15.5. 0970057407
Fishes, Corals, Crustacea, Snails, Cephalopods, Reptiles, Mammals. And "What really happened to the Dinosaurs".
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$30

72529
HARBRON, John D.
THE LONGEST BATTLE - The Royal Canadian Navy in the Atlantic: 1939-1945

Wanwell Publishing Ltd. St. Catharines, Ontario. 1995. 1st paperback edition. Foreword by Rear Admiral P.D. Budge. X, 11-132 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, ephemeras, scores of music, portraits & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous wner on half title page, o/wise fine. 28 x 21.5. 9781551250182
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$40

72759
HATTENDORF, John B. (editor)
THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARITIME HISTORY (in 4 Volumes)

Oxford University Press, Inc. New York. 2007. 1st Ed. Volume 1: XXIV, (2), 677 PP with 4 tables and b/w illustrations: 25 maps and 101 drawings, paintings and photos. Volume 2: (6), 722 with 2 tables and b/w illustrations: 16 maps and 111 drawings, paintings and photos. Volume 3: (6), 715 PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations: 15 maps and 108 drawings, paintings and photos. Volume 4: (6), 722 PP with 5 tables and b/w illustrations: 11 maps and 60 drawings, paintings and photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine (mint condition). 28.7 x 22.2. 9780195130751
Volume 1: Battle of Actium to Ex Voto. Volume 2: Factory Ship to Navies, Great Powers: Japan. Volume 3: Navies, Great Powers: Portugal to Shipyards. Volume 4: Siebe, Augustus to Zheng He. Topical Outline of Entries / Directory of Contributors / Index.
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$275

72416
HAY, Ian
THE SHIP OF REMEMBRANCE, Gallipoli - Salonika

Hodder and Stoughton. London. c. 1920. 1st Ed. 43 PP, plus 10 pages with 8 b/w photo plates. Fp: Last Post. Inside front cover: map of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Cloth covers, title on front board and spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 12.7.
Pilgrimage to the battlefields of World War One: Salonika and Gallipoli, September on board the white liner.
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$50

71690
HENDERSON, James A.
MAROONED, The Wreck of the Vergulde Draeck and the Abandonment and Escape from the Southland of Abraham Leeman in 1658

St. George Books. Perth. 1982. XIV, 218 PP with b/w illust. throughout (maps, sketches, photos...). Eps. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Name of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 15. 0867780118
After the wreck of the "Vergulde Draeck", a search party of the rescue ship "Waeckende Boey" is marooned on Green Island and has to reach Batavia in a leaking boat.
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$55

72189
HINDLE, John
THE PAPER HOUSE - The First Hundred Years: 1890 1990

The Paper House. South Oakleigh, Victoria. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Pratt. 26 PP on art paper with 2 b/w and 24 colur illustrations. Tissue guard protecting first and last page (fly leaf). Stiff covers, dust jacket with title and gilt decoration on front. Fine. 29.7 x 21.3. 095907581X
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$35

72483
HIRSCHFELD, Wolfgang
HIRSCHFELD - The Secret Diary of a U-Boat

Cassell & Co. London. 2000. Cassell Military Paperback edition. XVI, 255 PP plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp and name of previous owner on prelim page, o/wise fine. 19.6 x 13. 0304354988
Life aboard German U-Boat, by a NCO radio-operator. His 3rd posting was on U-234 which surrendered 16th May 1945 on the way to Japan with radioactive material and a fighter plane Me263 on board.
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$20

72986
H.M.S. CONSORT Association
LOYAL and STEADFAST - The Story of H.M.S. CONSORT

H.M.S. CONSORT Association. London. 2008. 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander R. R. A. Cowan. (8), 123 PP with 2 b/w phoitos, plus 4 plates with 4 b/w photos. FP: HMS Consort in Hong Kong, 1948. Vignette on title page with crest of HMS Consort. Hard covers, dj. Fine (mint condition). 21.8 x 15.3.
First deployment: Hong Kong and the Far East. Malayan Insurgency. The Yangtze Incident. Montebello Island nuclear tests, off the coast of West Australia...
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$35

40478
HOPE, Iain
THE CAMPBELLS OF KILMUN, Shipowners 1853-1980

Aggregate Publications. Johnstone, Renfrewshire. 1981. 1st Ed. No pagination, 88 PP with 8 portraits and 69 b/w photos of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x14.8.
Passenger excursions ships, first on the Clyde, then in the Bristol Channel.
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$15

72068
HOPKINS, David L.
ThE LIFE AND TIMES OF HENRY HOPKINS 1778-1870

Peregrine Publishing. Hobart. 2020. 1st edition. X, 90 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 29.7 x 21. 9780994639653
The man who built "Westella", the House on Potters Hill, Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land.
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$50

72680
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
THE BOOK OF EXPLORATION

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 2009. 1st Ed. 360 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 25.8. 9780297855385
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$45

33764
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE LAST CRUISE OF THE EMDEN

London. 1967. Andre Deutsch. 2nd impression in June of the May 1967 original. VIII, (2), 242 PP plus 8 pages with 1 map & 11 b/w photos. FEP: Course of SMS Emden 1914. REP: From Cocos-Keeling to Constantinople. Hard cover. Name of previous owner on preliminary page, some foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
The German cruiser Emden and her destruction at Cocos-Keeling. The escape on the copra schooner Ayesha, arrival at Constantinople of the landing party.
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$10

72460
HOYT, Edwin P.
SUNK BY THE BISMARCK. The Life and Death of the Battleship HMS Hood

Military Heritage Press. New York. 1988. Reprint of the 1977 original. (6), 149 PP, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 23.8 x 16. 0880292199
Convoy duty, against the French at Oran, chasing German raiders. Her fatal encounter with the Bismarck in May, 1941.
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$30

72319
HUME, Ivor Noël
SHIPWRECK! - History from the Bermuda Reefs

Capstan Publications. Hamilton, Bermuda. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreword by The Hon. Sir John Swan, Premier of Bermuda. VIII, 64 PP with 6 b/w illustrations (1 photo and 5 drawings) and colour illustrations (2 charts, 8 paintings by E.B. Tucker and 68 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.
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$20

17939
HURST, A.A.
THE SAILING SCHOOL-SHIPS

Hennel Locke. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 table and 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Small format: 18.5 x 12.3.
History of the first school-ship races held in 1956 (Torbay-Lisbon), 1958 (Brest-Las Palma) & 1960 (Oslo-Ostend & Cannes-Naples).
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$5

72105
HUTCHINS, Barry & SWAINSTON, Roger
SEA FISHES OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA - Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers

Swainston Publishing. Perth. 1986. 1st edition. 180 PP with 3 b/w figures including 1 map and 48 pages with some 1000 colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 1862526613
Over 700 species covered. Dangerous fishes and first aid. Fish deformities and parasites...
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$35

71933
HYDROGRAPHER OF THE NAVY
SOUTH AMERICA PILOT, Volume IV - North coast of South America, Cabo Orange to Punta Tirbi, including Trinidad and Tobago, Rio Orinoco and Nederlandse Antillen

Hydrographer of the Navy. London. 1983. 2nd Ed. N.P.No.7A. XVI, 2 PP (Index Charts), 263 PP with diagrams and panoramic views, etc. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Very good. 32 x 21.5
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$30

72599
Hydrographic / Topographic Center
SAILING DIRECTIONS (ENROUTE) - For The WEST COAST OF SOUTH AMERICA PUB. 125

Defence Mapping Agency, Hydrographic / Topographic Center. Bethesda, Md. 1987. Third edition., SD 125. XVII, 305 PP with tables and b/w illustrations: charts (information) &, maps, coastal views & drawings and photos. Inside front cover: World Map with Sailing Directions limits. Soft covers, title on front cover and spine. Front cover lightly soiled. Very good. 26 x 19.7.
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$20

71547
Hydrographic / Topographic Center
SAILING DIRECTIONS (ENROUTE) - PHILIPPINE ISLANDS - PUB 162

Defence Mapping Agency Hydrographic / Topographic Center. Bethesda, Md. 1993. Third edition., SD 162. X, 464 PP with tables and b/w illustrations: charts (information), maps & plans, coastal views, drawings and photos. Inside front cover: world map with Sailing Directions limits. Soft covers, illustrated front. Fine. 26 x 19.7.
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$25

71584
Hydrographic / Topographic Center
SAILING DIRECTIONS (ENROUTE) - SOUTHEAST CHINA SEA AND GULF OF THAILAND PUB 161

Defence Mapping Agency, Hydrographic / Topographic Center. Bethesda, Md. 1994. Sixth edition., SD 161. X, 271 PP with tables and b/w illustrations: charts (information) &, maps, coastal views & drawings and photos. Inside front cover: World Map with Sailing Directions limits. Soft covers, illustrated front, title on front cover and spine. Very good. 26 x 19.7.
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$25

71548
Hydrographic / Topographic Center
SAILING DIRECTIONS (Planning Guide) - SOUTHEAST ASIA - PUB 160

Defence Mapping Agency Hydrographic / Topographic Center. Bethesda, Md. 1993. Fourth edition., SD 160. X, 274 PP with tables and b/w illustrations: charts (information) &, maps. Plus 4 colour plates "Buoyage System" / 1 large folded "Route Chart" / 3 folded pages "Meteorology Instructions" and 25 folded plates with 48 monthly charts (Air Temperature, Temperature - Humidity Index, Precepitation, Surface Wind, Visibility, Waves, Pressure and Tropical Cyclone). Soft covers with light wear, illustrated front, title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 26 x 19.7.
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$50

59155
HYDROGRAPHIC BUREAU
HYDROGRAPHIC DICTIONARY - Part I / DICTIONNAIRE HYDROGRAPHIQUE - Partie I

International Hydrographic Bureau. Monte-Carlo, Monaco. 1974. 3rd Edition. Special Publication No. 32, Part I, of the International Hydrograpic Organization. Edited by Rear Admiral Luigi GUIDA. 370 PP, (25 French Alphabetical Index). Hard cover, title on front board an gilt on a cloth spine. Few foxing spots on edges of covers, o/wise fine. Rare. 27.2 x 19..
English / French dictionary of terms and definitions.
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$45

71819
ICS / Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers
LEGAL PRINCIPLES IN SHIPPING BUSINESS

Witherbys Publishing. London. 2005. 1st Ed. X, 152, (1 order form) PP. Soft covers, illustrated front, title on front cover and spine. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 1856092852
For the Shipbrokers, Ship Managers and Agents throughout the world.
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$100

50297
IMHOFF, Fred & PRANGER, Lex
BOAT TUNING FOR SPEED

Nautical. London. 1975. 1st UK edition. VIII, 144 PP with colour illustrations (drawings and photos). Hard cover, dj (rubbed and with a few closed tears or chips). Occasional foxing. Contents clean and a very good copy. 20.8 x 19.6. 0245525637
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$5

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

Reed. Wellington. 1984. 6th (Revised. & Enlarged), (4), 491 PP plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Rigs of sailing vessels. Cloth cover with pictorial dust jacket (by W.W. Stewart) A fine copy. Scarce. 24.8 x 19. 0589015109
An epic account of disasters on the coast of New Zealand.
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$60

19664
JANE, Fred T.
THE BRITISH BATTLE-FLEET, Its Inception and Growth throughout the Centuries

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1997. Reprint of the 1912 original, in the Conway Classics Series. Introduction by Anthony Preston. XVI, 406 PP with b/w illust. (plans & photos) in text plus 48 pages with bw & many colour plates including 24 by W.L. Wyllie. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 15. 0851777236
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$30

51482
JARMAN, Colin & BEAVIS, Bill
KNOTS IN USE

Granada Publishing / Adlard Coles. London. 1984. 1st UK edition. X, 85 PP with b/w photos by Colin Jarman, and drawings by Bill Beavis. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.3 x 13.8. 0229117120
Knots, Bends, Hitches, Whippings, Splices.
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$5

72548
JASPER, Willi
LUSITANIA: The Cultural History of a Catastrophe

Yale University Press. New Haven & London. 2016. 1st US edition. Translated from the German original of 2015 by Stewart Spencer. VI, 233 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations (drawings & cartoons, posters, photos). Hard covers, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 9780300221381
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$25

73090
JOHNSTON, Frank & BURGESS, Julian
HOLYMAN'S OF BASS STRAIT

Ivan D. Holyman. Bellevue Hill, NSW. 2021. 1st Ed. X, 309 PP with 1 Family Tree, 28 colour illustrations (ephemeras, posters, photos) and 160 b/w illustrations (drawings, ephemera, menus, posters, portraits and photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author Julian Burgess and by Robin Holyman. New. 24 x 17.3. 9780648976240
Shipping and Aviation Pioneers of Australia.
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$70

72467
JOHNSTON, Ian & McAULEY, Rob
THE BATTLESHIPS

Channel 4. London. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 2000 original. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations Pictorial stff covers. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 27.8 x 22. 9780752261881
Sail to Steam & Wood to Steel. Companion book to the television series The Battleships.
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$15

72040
JONES, Betty
ALONG THE TERRACE - The Owners and Occupiers of Stanley 1843-1922

Betty Jones / The Stanley Discovery Museum. Stanley, Tasmania. 2015. 1st Ed. XI, 282 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (3 plans, drawings, photos and portraits), followed by an alphabetical index of families. Pictorial stiff covers, title on front cover and spine. Flyer for "Joe Lyons Cottage" Museum at 14 Alexander Terrace (birthplace in 1879 of Tasmania's only Prime Minister of Australia), loosely inserted. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780646940946
An allotment by allotment history of Stanley's early buildings, pioneers, settlers and services.
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$85

46198
JUBELIN, Rear-Admiral André
THE FLYING SAILOR

Hurst and Blackett. London. 1954. Reprint of the November 1953 English edition, translated from the 1951 French original Marin de Métier - Pilote de Fortune. 276 PP, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.
World War II with the French Navy, the Free French Navy (after leaving his post in Indo-China to join the British forces in Malaya) and as a fighter pilot with the Royal Air Force.
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$5

17316
KEMP, Peter
The Oxford Companion to SHIPS AND THE SEA...

Oxford University Press. London. 1988. 2nd reprint of the 1988 paperback edition. VIII, 972 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial front. Spine with a crease, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 9780192820846
From AB (able seaman) to Zulu (fishing vessel peculiar to the NE coast of Scotland).
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$30

71853
KERSHAW, R. C. & SUTHERLAND, F. L.
QUARTERNARY GEOMORPHOLOGY OF FLINDERS ISLAND

Queen Victoria Museum. Launceston. 1972. January 1972 edition by W.F. Ellis, Director of the Museum. Records of the Queen Victoria Museum, No. 43. (2), 28 PP with 1 table, 1 folded "Geomorphological sketch map of Flinders Island" and 12 b/w photos. Soft cover, title on front cover, staples. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.7.
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$20

72988
KHOSA, Raspal
AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE ALMANAC 2010-2011

ASPI / Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Canberra. 2010. June 2010 edition. (4), 144 PP (6 of them with colour advertisements) with tables, 6 maps (2 in colour "World" & "Australia's Maritime Boundaries" and 5 of Australia in b/w (Major DefenceFacilities / Principal Navy Establishments / Major Army Bases / Major Air Force Bases / Defence Approved Capital Facilities Expenditure by State and Territory) and colour illustrations: "ADF Badges of Rank and Special Insignia", 7 head pieces and few figures. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$35

72030
LAW, Dr. Phillip, McLAREN, Ian F. ...
MATTHEW FLINDERS BICENTENARY CELEBRATIONS 1774-1974 (in The Victorian Historical Magazine, Vol. 45, No. 2)

The Victorian Historical Magazine. Melbourne. 1974. Volume 45, No. 2, 176th Issue May 1974. Edited by E. W. O. Perry. Pages 61 to 116 with 9 b/w illustrations (2 charts, 5 photos and 2 paintings / portraits) Soft covers, staples. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5.
6 articles: Celebrations in Victoria. Homage to Matthew Flinders by Dr Phillip Law. In the wake of Flinders, by Ian F. McLaren...
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$20

15935
LAWSON, Will
PACIFIC STEAMERS

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1975. Reprint of the 1927 original. XX, 244 PP, 68 full-pages with 125 b/w illust. Fp: The "Kaikoura" in 1866. Cloth cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.5 x 17.
The pioneer passenger & mail lines which survived up to the 1920's between the West Coast of America, Australia & New Zealand.
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$35

72421
LEE, Robert
TRANSPORT: An Australian History

University of New South Wales Press Ltd. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. XII, 372 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated boards. Fine. 24.5 x 21.5. 9781742232133
Chapter 1: Ties that bind, Overseas Shipping. Chapter 2: Along Coasts and Rivers, Domestic Shipping and Ports. ... Chapter 9: Congested Cities, Contested Bush: Contemporary Transport Dilemmas.
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$35

72089
LEPOTIER, Rear-Admiral
RAIDERS FROM THE SEA

William Kimber. London. 1954. 1st English edition, with a foreword by Admiral the Earl Mountbatten of Burma. 200, (8 publications) PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: British craft going ashore under fire at Dieppe. Blue cloth cover sunned near spine which is also sunned. Light foxing on first few pages, o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 22 x 14.5.
During WWII combined operations with commando raiders on the Channel Islands, Lofoten Islands, Norway, on the Atlantic Defences at Dieppe and at Saint Nazaire.
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$15

71299
LLOYD TRIESTINO
MENU - T.N. "GALILEO GALILEI": POMPEI - Via del Vesuvio

On board. Trieste. 1968. Folded "Pranzo / Dinner" menu - First Class - 2nd May 1968. Near fine. 28 x 20.
Front cover: POMPEI - The Vesuvius way. Inside: menu in Italian and English.
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$10

71297
LLOYD TRIESTINO
MENU - T.N. "GALILEO GALILEI": TIVOLI - Canopo (Villa Adriana)

On board. Trieste. 1968. Folded "Pranzo / Dinner" menu - First Class - 26th April 1968. Near fine. 28 x 20.
Front cover: TIVOLI - Canopus (Villa Adriana). Inside: menu in Italian and English.
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$10

71704
LLOYD'S
LLOYD'S MARITIME ATLAS, including a comprehensive list of Ports and Shipping Places of the World

Lloyd's of London Press. London. 1979. 12th edition of the 1951 original. Preface of November 19797 by E.G. Davis, in English, French, German and Spanish. No pagination, 120 PP with 16 colour plates with 16 maps and over 60 insets. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Fine. 28.5 x 22.3. 0904093611
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$30

72124
LONEY, Jack
THE LOCH ARD DISASTER

Ken Jenkin. Geelong. 1970. 1st edition. (2), 50 PP with b/w illustrations (1 sketch map, 1 map and 30 photos, portraits, and prints). Inside front cover: Gorge Entrance from Tom Pearce's cave. Inside back cover: Captain Gibbs. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.5.
Wrecked on Mutton Bird Island near Port Campbell on 1st June, 1878.
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$15

22047
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS ON THE SOUTH AUSTRALIAN COAST (Including Kangaroo Island)

Lonestone Press. Yarram. 1993. 1st Ed. 165 PP (11 Index) with 7 maps & 103 b/w illust. in text. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 15. 0646147447
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$20

44969
MACEWEN, W. A.
CORNELL BLUE BOOK OF QUESTIONS & ANSWERS FOR THIRD MATE

Cornell Maritime Press. Cambridge, Maryland. 1968. New revised edition of the 1960 original. X, 179 PP with 38 figures. Soft cover. Front edge of front cover with light insect damage. Spine with old water marks. Internally very good. 22.8 x 15.2.
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$10

72564
McGEOCH, Ian
AN AFFAIR OF CHANCES - A Submariner's Odyssey 1939-44

Imperial War Museum. London. 1991. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Terence Lewin. Preface by Alan Borg, Director General Imperial War Museum. 221, (2 maps) PP with b/w illustrations (Crest of submarine Splendid, 2 maps, documents, newspaper clipping and over 30 photos). Cloth cover, dj (with protective sleeve). Small chip at top of front cover of dust jacket. Small Ex-libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.6 x 18. 9780901627667
Active service in the central Mediterranean Sea, sunk off Naples (21/04/1943). Escape From Naples to Portsmouth via Switzerland, France, Spain and Gibraltar.
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$45

72472
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING UNDER THE SEA

W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 1965. 1st printing of the US edition. (2), 174 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Covers with rubbed patches, Ex library copy with stamps on endpapers and top outside edge, identification number at foot of spine of dust jacket. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. An excellent reading copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$15

72433
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE THUNDER OF THE GUNS - A Century of Battleships

W.W. Norton. New York. 1960. 1st US Ed. 352 PP with 15 b/w illustrations in the text (plans and battle-plans) plus 12 pages with 36 b/w photos. FEP: Battle of Jutland 31st May 1916. REP: Battle of Midway 4th of June 1942. Cloth cover, dj (lightly sunned spine andin a protective sleeve). Neat name stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
Origin of modern battleships - Turret and ram - Dreadnought - Battles of Tsushima, Jutland, Leyte...
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$25

72465
MACINTYRE, Donald
THE BATTLE FOR THE PACIFIC

B. T. Batsford. London. 1966 1st Ed. 240 PP with 16 maps, plus 24 pages with 51 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 15.5.
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$25

72464
MACINTYRE, Donald
THE BATTLE OF THE ATLANTIC

The Macmillan Co. New York. 1961. 1st US edition. 208 PP with 54 b/w illustrations (maps, plans & photos) in text. Cloth cover, dj. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed and in a protective sleeve. Ex Library copy with stamps at top of title page, on outside edges and envelope on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 22.7 x 15.5.
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$20

72487
MACINTYRE, Donald
THE NAVAL WAR AGAINST HITLER

Charles Scribner's. New York. 1971. Book Club edition. 478 PP with 21 maps (20 on full page), plus 24 pages with 70 b/w photos. FEP: Map of the English Channel & the Mediterranean. REP: The Arctic area of operations. Cloth cover, nice dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.5 x 14.
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$30

38270
McINTYRE, Kenneth Gordon
PORTUGUESE DISCOVERERS ON THE AUSTRALIAN COAST (in The Victorian Historical Magazine)

Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1974 Volume 45, No. 4, 178th Issue - November 1974. Edited by E. W. O. Perry. 169 to 244 pages. Contains article between P. 201 and 228 with 3 maps. Card cover. Fine. 21.7 x 15.3.
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$20

42644
McKAY, Gary
TRACY - The Storm that Wiped out Darwin on Christmas Day 1974

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. XV, 213 PP with 1 b/w photo, 1 map, 1 sketch and 1 plan of Darwin, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 1865085588
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$10

66203
McNAB, Chris
Order of Battle: GERMAN KRIEGSMARINE IN WWII

Amber Books. London. 2009. 1st edition in the "Order of Battle" series. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 24.8 x 19.6. 9781906626198
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$40

69547
MARCHANT, Harvey J., LUGG, Desmond J. & QUILTY, Patrick G. (editors)
AUSTRALIAN ANTARCTIC SCIENCE: the First Fifty Years

Australian Antarctic Division. Kingston, Tasmania. 2002. 1st Ed., with Opening Address by The Honourable Sir Guy Green, Governor of Tasmania. X, 622 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, maps and photographs). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 25.8 x 18.5. 1876934050
Scope of Antarctic science. Meteorology. Geology & Geophysics. Sea-ice, ice shelves & icebergs ...
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$75

72608
MARKHAM, Albert Hastings
THE CRUISE OF THE "ROSARIO" AMONGST THE NEW HEBRIDES AND SANTA CRUZ ISLANDS, Exposing the Recent Atrocities Connected with the Kidnapping of Natives in the South Seas

Daweson of Pall Mall. Folkestone. 1970. Reprint of the 1873 original. XVI, 304 PP with headpieces, tailpieces and 9 text illustrations, plus 8 plates (full-page) with b/w illustrations and 1 large folded map at end of book. Fp: HMS Rosario overhauling slaver "Carl". Cloth covers, gilt title on a black label on spine. Covers speckled (heavy on front board and spine). Light foxing/ageing of paper, however, contents are clean and this is still a very good copy. Scarce. 22 x 15.
The history of the New Hebrides and Santa Cruz islands and the cruise of a Royal Navy sloop to police and combat blackbirding.
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$70

45668
MARRINER, John
BLACK SEA AND BLUE RIVER

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Fp: Early morning on Lake Fortuna. Eps: Map of the Danube lands. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Top edge tinted. Dust jacket with a few chips, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.5. 246644710
Voyage on the yacht September Tide, between Istanbul and Vienna.
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$10

37381
MARSDEN, Peter
BOOK OF SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS

Batsford Ltd. London. 1997. B. T. 1st Ed., in the English Heritage series. 128 PP with 90 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour plates. Pictorial card cover. Fine 24.6 x 18.7. 03475366
Maritime archaeology in Britain... Roman ship found in London. The First British Navy of the 2nd century A. D.
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$25

40439
MASEFIELD, John
THE BIRD OF DAWNING

Century Publishing. London. 1984. Paperback reprint in the Century Seafarers series, of the 1933 original. 223 PP. Pictorial soft cover with light wear and a small crease on front corner. Stamp in blind of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.3 x 13.5. 0712603344
Novel. Adventures of the crew of a China Clipper. Abandon of the ship...
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$5

34313
MASON, John T. (editor)
THE ATLANTIC WAR REMEMBERED - An Oral History Collection

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1990. 1st printing. XXII, (2), 480 PP with 9 maps, 4 b/w photos and 28 portraits. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 26 x 18.5. 087021523X
37 stories: Dakar yields valuable tools for the allies, by Rear Admiral Ralph Kirk James. Italian surrender and German resistance, by Vice Admiral George Carroll Dyer...
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$15

31612
MASON, Theodore C.
BATTLESHIP SAILOR

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1982. Book Club edition. Foreword by Edward L. Beach. XVI, (2), 265 PP with 1 map of Pearl Harbor, plus 32 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$10

69903
MASTERS, Elizabeth (editor)
MEMENTO - Index: 1996 - 2008

National Archives of Australia. Canberra. 2009. June 2009 edition. 28 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Index for articles by Michael Harrington / Index for photographs, by Elizabeth Masters.
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$10

54137
MATSUDA, Matt K.
EMPIRE OF LOVE: Histories of France and the Pacific

New York. 2005. Oxford University Press. 1st paperback edition. VIII, 232 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0195162951
Attempt to build the Panama Canal. Wallis & Futuna (martyrs and memories). Society Islands. New Caledonia. Indochina. Japan (Pierre Loti and Madame Chrysanthème).
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$25

72058
MAYS, Nicole, GRAZULES, Colin & PAYNE, David
LITTLE BOATS WITH SAILS - The History of Australia's 21 Foot Restricted Class

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2021. 1st edition with a foreword by David Payne. (2), IX, 243, (4 blank) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (caricatures, drawings, newspaper cuttings, plans, photos, portraits) and colour photos. Fp: Launch of "Tassie III" at Battery Point, 21 December 1929. Laminated pictorial boards. Signed on title page by co-author Colin Grazules. New. 28.5 x 22.3. 9780648725237
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$55

68920
MEARNS, David L.
LOST & FOUND - The Epic Search for HMAS Sydney Wreck (in the Weekend Australian Magazine)

Nationwide News. Sydney. 2017. Issue July 22-23, 2017. 60 PP. Contains article pages 28 to 31 with 2 colour and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial soft wrappers. Fine. 27.5 x 22.3.
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$5

72652
MEARNS, David L.
THE SHIPWRECK HUNTER - A Lifetime of Extraordinary Discovery and Adventure in the Deep Seas

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2017. 1st Ed. XIV, 400 PP with 8 b/w illustrations as headpiece of 8 chapters, plus 64 pages with 17 b/w illustrations (1 cartoon & 16 photos) and 44 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781760295219
Chapter V: HMAS Sydney (II) and HSK Kormoran: Solving Australia's Greatest Maritime Mystery. Chapter VI: Australian Hospital Ship Centaur.
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$35

55024
MELBOURNE HARBOR TRUST
PORT OF MELBOURNE QUARTERLY - Volume 13, No. 3

The Melbourne Harbor Trust Commissioners. Melbourne. 1961. Vol. 13, No. 3, July- September 1961. Edited by V.G. SWANSON & M.W.W. CLIFTON. 52 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.4 x 21.5.
No. 3. Regular features (Editorial - People and Ships in Port). Victoria's floating Gaols, by J. M. Millar. Into the Perils of the Deep, 50th anniversary of the R. A. N., by N. E. Lyons.
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$10

53656
MELBOURNE HARBOR TRUST
PORT OF MELBOURNE QUARTERLY - Volume 13, Nos. 5 - 8

The Melbourne Harbor Trust Commissioners. Melbourne. 1962. Vol. 13, Nos. 5 (January-March 1962) to 8 (October-December 1962). Edited by A.D. MACKENZIE & M.W. CLIFTON. Each issue with 52 pages. Total of 208 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, plans and photos). Pictorial soft covers (image shows cover of No.5). A near fine set. 27.4 x 21.5.
Regular features: Editorial - People and ships in port. No. 5: The passing of the coastal passenger fleet, by J. W. Mann. Century-old Shipowners haul down their flags, by Winifred Graham and R. Howell. No. 6: Shipping, Ships and trade, by B.H. Arnold. Echuca, the port that died, by Ian M. Stewart. No. 7 & 8: Early years in the Port, by K. A. Austin...
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$40

54845
MELBOURNE HARBOR TRUST
PORT OF MELBOURNE QUARTERLY - Volume 14, Nos. 1 - 4

The Melbourne Harbor Trust Commissioners. Melbourne. 1963. Edited by SWANSON, V. G. & CLIFTON, M. W. W. .. Vol. 14, Nos 1 (January-March 1963) to 4 (October-December 1963). Each issue with 52 pages. Total of 208 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, plans and photos). Pictorial soft covers (image shows cover of No.1. A near fine set. 27.4 x 21.5.
Regular features: Editorial - Waterfront pictorial. No. 1: Music of the Sea, by M. A. Jenkins. Order out of chaos (Early years in the Port 1858-1877 ), by K. A. Austin. No. 2: Melbourne link with Polish Novelist ( Joseph Conrad), by Jack Millar. No. 3: The man (Eckhardt Hamacher) who wouldn't drown, by B. H. Arnold. A famous ship (Great Britain) and... the Invasion of 1854, by Jack Millar. No. 4: Ancient heraldry in modern Australia, by Graeme R. Jebb. A Voyage to Australia (from the diary of a woman migrant of 1883), by B. H. Arnold.
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$40

47057
MOITESSIER, Bernard
DER VERSCHENKTE SIEG

Verlag Delius, Klasing & Co. Bielefeld-Berlin. 1973. 1st German edition. Translated from the 1971 French original La Longue Route, by Wolfgang Rittmeister. 256 PP with 8 maps, 2 facsimile of entries and around 50 drawings, plus 16 pages with 31 colour photos. Eps: Map of the world. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. German text. Near fine. 22.4 x 15. 3768801578
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$10

52472
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE CRUEL SEA

Cassell. Melbourne. 1953. 7th Australian edition of the 1951 original. 416 PP. Cloth cover, dust jacket (price-clipped and in a mylar sleeve. Name and stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 20.7 x 14.
Novel. The Battle of the Atlantic (long and brutal) set on board the Corvette H.M.S. "Compass Rose".
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$10

41465
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THREE CORVETTES - comprising H.M. Corvette, East Coast Corvette, Corvette Command

Cassell and Co. London. 1954 9th edition of the 1945 original. VIII, 248 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Author on watch. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with part torn at foot of spine. Slight ageing and foxing of paper on outside edges. Note to previous owner at lower part of the front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.6.
Experiences of the author during the Battle of the Atlantic.
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$20

71587
MONTEITH, Dr. Geoff
THE BUTTERFLY MAN OF KURANDA, Frederick Parkhurst DODD

Queensland Museum. Brisbane. 1991. 1st edition. (6), 34 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 39 photos and 19 colour photos on glossy paper. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 27 x 21. 0724244816
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$30

38352
MORIZE, André (editor)
FACTS ABOUT FIGHTING FRANCE

Fighting France Publications / Société des Editions de la France Libre Ltd. London. 1943. 1st Ed. 36 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Inside front cover: To All Frenchmen.. France has lost a Battle! (in colour). Inside back cover: Ultimatum sent by Rommel to General Koenig, June 3rd, 1942 (Battle of Bir Hacheim). Illustrated soft cover with a few small chips, spine repaired, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21.6 x 14.
The Leader: Général De Gaulle - his life, his thoughts, his military doctrine. Fighting France: When? Where? Why? What it's done, what it's doing, what it wants to do. Administration Organization of Fighting France. The Trustee of French Democracy.
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$100

16611
MORRIS, Keith (editor)
WOODSIDE'S GUIDE TO FISHING ON THE DAMPIER ARCHIPELAGO

Woodside Offshore Petroleum. Perth. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Tapper. 80 PP with 1 large folded map, 7 colour photos, 26 sketches & 15 colour plates of fishes by Roger Swainson. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20 x 23.8. -ISSN 08167311
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$15

72606
MORWOOD, John (editor) & AYRS
SELF STEERING

Amateur Yacht Research Society. London. 1974. 3rd edition with additional gears, of the publication No. 13 of A.Y.R.S. 167, (1 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (plans photos and sketches). Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed (now in a protective sleeve). Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$20

72569
MOSLEY, David
GUERNSEY AND THE GREAT WAR + Tourist Guide "Love Guernsey"

Guernsey Museums & Galleries. St Peter Port. c. 2015. Edited by Lynne Ashton. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside cover: Map of Europe (in colour). Inside back cover: 18 colour photos of Memorials to the fallen. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 23.5 x 16.7. 9781871560091
How Guernsey people were involved in the 1914-18 war. Together with a 44 pages guide "Love Guernsey", 2018.
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$25

58107
MUCKELROY, Keith (editor)
ARCHAEOLOGY UNDER WATER. An Atlas of the World's Submerged Sites

McGraw-Hill Books. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP with maps, charts, diagrams plus bw & colour photos. Title page: Diver inspecting a storage jar. Half-title page: Diver recovering a Roman amphora. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and with a few small nicks and small piece missing at rear top near spine). Edges are rubbed (shelf wear) and dust jacket is in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 0070439516
Wrecks & sites (ports & cities) from Scandinavia to Middle America and from 1200 BC to the end of the 19th century.
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$25

72310
MUDIE, Ian
WRECK OF THE ADMELLA

Rigby. Adelaide. 1966. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 1 map "Kangaroo Island to Port Phillip Bay & 1 facsimile of letter of thanks, plus 4 pages with 13 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tear, now protected. Ex-library copy with stamps on front endpaper and title page and remnants of card on rear endpaper. Very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.
The wreck of "Admella", one of Australia's coastal steamers, in 1859, on a passage from Port Adelaide to Melbourne.
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$15

72653
MULLINS R. F. (editor)
ROYAL HOBART REGATTA - Official Souvenir Programme 1947

Mercury Press / Royal Hobart Regatta Association. Hobart. 1947. 109th Anniversary Regatta, 4th February 1947. 96 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 plan of courses, 30 drawings, paintings, photos and 5 headpieces. Soft wrappers reinforced, retaining the original pictorial front. Contents near fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14.
109th anniversary Victory Regatta and Tasmania's National Birthday Celebration: Rowing, Sailing, Power Boats, Swimming, Amusements, Naval Section, Miscellaneous & Chopping. Call in Hobart of H.M.A.S. Quickmatch.
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$30

58260
MURRAY-JONES, Sue, SHEPHERD, Scoresby & ROBINSON, Anthony (editors)
ENCOUNTER 2002 EXPEDITION TO THE ISLES OF ST FRANCIS, SOUTH AUSTRALIA (in Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia)

Royal Society of South Australia. Adelaide. 2003. Special Issue - Volume 127, Part 2, 28 November 2003. (2), 70-280 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (graphs, maps, photos), plus 1 plate with 4 colour photos. Soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.2.
St Francis Island, Nuyts Archipelago, South Australia. 14 papers. Formation of the Islands. Geology and geochemistry. Settlement History. Conservation. Flora. Fauna. Marine life (9).
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$35

61218
N/A
THE AUSTRALASIAN PORTS CARGO HANDLING QUARTERLY - Volume 1, No.4, November 1962 / January 1963

Pegasus Public Relations. Melbourne. 1962. 64 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.7 x 21.5.
Contains article between pages 56 and 61 with 4 b/w photos on the Birthplace of little ships: Port Adelaide's thriving industry. Small-ships shipbuilding Industry and Slipway. Also another article, between P.30 and 39 with b/w illustrations (4 sketches / plans & 4 photos) on Port Stanvac, South Australia, Australia's newest port.
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$5

61223
N/A
CARGO HANDLING QUARTERLY - Volume 7, No.1, February 1968

Pegasus Public Relations. Melbourne. 1968. 104 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.7 x 21.5.
Contains article between pages 58 and 79 with 1 plan, 2 artist impressions and 10 b/w photos on the Port of Sydney - the overseas container terminal.
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$5

61216
N/A
CARGO HANDLING QUARTERLY - Volume 10, No.2

Pegasus Public Relations. Melbourne. 1971. June 1971. 104 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.7 x 22.
Contains article between P. 20 and 35 with b/w illustrations (3 portraits).The Australian Transportation Conference, Canberra, March 24 & 25, 1971. Creation of the TIAC: Transport Industry Advisory Council. Digest of 9 papers by: E. H. P. Abeles, J. A. Davidson. A.K. Johinke ... Working the Northern Leg: from Melbourne to Brisbane via Sydney.
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$5

52076
N/A
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS OF WORLD WAR I

Military Press. New York. 1990. Reprint of the 1919 original with a supplement by Captain John Moore. 320 PP with over 1000 b/w illustrations: 86 maps and plans of ports, naval bases and Dockyards - Hundreds of ships (plans, line drawings, profiles and photos) - Flags, Ensigns and details of uniforms. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 32 x 25.5. 0517033755
The 1919 original has been supplemented by extracting entries on significant ships from the 1914 edition.
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$25

60465
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VI, No. I & Special Supplement, 1985

Mönch Publishing Group. Aldershot, UK. 1985. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 112 PP & 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Supplement: GNM (van der Giessen-de Noord Marinebouw B.V.) Naval Construction.
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$10

60466
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VI, No. II, 1985

Mönch Publishing Group. Aldershot, UK. 1985. Edited by Admiral Sir James Eberle & John Llewellyn. 104 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Interview with the First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir John Fieldhouse. Navies of North and South Korea, by Professor J. K. Park. The Chinese Navy, by Professor I. P. G. S. Cosby. ...
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$10

60469
N/A
NAVAL FORCES - International Forum for Maritime Power - Vol. VII, No. IV (Supplement 1986)

Mönch Publishing Group. Aldershot, UK. 1986. Edited by Manfred Sadlowski. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.2.
Supplement: HDW (Howaldtswerke Deutsche Werft) Naval Construction yard in Kiel. Frigates for Turkey and Portugal. Corvettes for the Royal Malaysian Navy.
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$10

69794
NASH, Michael
CARGO FOR THE COLONY, The Wreck of the Merchant Ship Sydney Cove

Braxus Press. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. X, 118 PP with 4 maps, 6 colour & 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.2 x 14.2. 1875818014
Wrecked in 1797, on a voyage Calcutta to Port Jackson, on Preservation Island in the Furneaux Group. First merchant ship wrecked after the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.
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$25

60845
NAVY
NAVAL SHORE ESTABLISHMENT - PHILIPPINE NAVY (3 issues)

Naval Shore Establishment, Cavite/Public Relations Office. Cavite City. 1970, 1971 & 1972. Issues: 23rd Anniversary, 24 October 1970 with 24 PP. - 24th Anniversary, 24 October 1971 with 8 PP. - Issue April 1972 with 12 PP. A total of 44 pages with b/w illustrations (plans, photos, portraits). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5.
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$15

17279
NAYLER, Geoff
MY CEILING THE WAVES

Geoff Nayler / Wedneil Publications. Melbourne. c. 1972. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 1 plan, 3 maps & 35 b/w photos plus 32 pages with 29 full-page colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Some light wear, creases, near corners, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.
The diving experiences on wrecks in Australian waters and Truk Lagoon (Micronesia).
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$30

50147
NEAL, John
LOG OF THE MAHINA

Author. Seattle. 1977. 6th printing of the 1976 original. (4), 284 PP with 3 maps, 2 plans and 47 b/w photos. Title page: map of the crossings. Pictorial card covers worn around edges and repaired at bottom of spine, o/wise contents near fine. 20 x 13.3. 0918074002
A 14,000 mile cruise, in 1974, on a 27' sailing yacht. US west coast, Hawaii, Marquesas, Tahiti, Cook Islands, Samoa, Hawaii.
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$15

71863
NORIE, J. W.
NORIE'S NAUTICAL TABLES, with Explanations of their Use

Imray, Laurie, Norie & Wilson Ltd. London. 1952. New revised edition, rearranged and considerably extended under the direction of Captain George P. Burris, in conjunction with a committee of experts. 54, (2), 532, 102, PP. Fp: Mariner's Compass. Cloth covers with light wear, faded gilt device and title on spine. Head of spine frayed. Slight ageing of paper. Notes on first and last blank pages. Name of previous owner. Very good. 24.8 x 17.5.
Containing all that are requisite, with the nautical almanac in keeping a ship's reckoning at sea, and in ascertaining the Latitude and the Longitude, by celestial observations; including an accurate and extensive table of the latitudes and longitudes of the principal ports, harbours, capes, etc., in the world; with several other new and improved tables. To which is prefixed an explanation of the tables.
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$25

20323
O'BRIEN, J.P. (Phil)
TOWARDS PEACE, A Worker's Journey

SHAPE / Social History of Australian Publishing Enterprise. Brisbane. 1992. 1st Ed. Preface (2), by Alby Graham and Doug Everingham. 224 PP with 1 table, 8 maps, 30 bw photos and 4 art works by Greg Dunbar. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 20.2 x 14.2. 0646122746
Social history: World War II on the European and Middle East front, then in the Pacific; then working on the waterfront in Brisbane, involvements with Peace movements (anti Viet-nam, anti-nuclear...).
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$10

72455
PACK, S. W. C.
THE BATTLE FOR CRETE (Sea Battles in Close-Up No.5)

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1973. 1st US Ed. 144 PP with 3 diagrams, plus 24 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 17.7 x 11.5. 0870218107
14th May to 1st June 1941.
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$35

72456
PACK, S. W. C.
NIGHT ACTION OFF CAPE MATAPAN (Sea Battles in Close-Up No.2)

Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 146 PP with 7 diagrams, plus 24 pages with 45 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 17.8 x 11.5. 711002574
Battle between British & Italian fleets on the 28/29 March, 1941, South West of Crete. First main fleet action where carrier-borne aircraft played a vital role.
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$25

71922
PALLEY, Reese & DALTON, Anthony
THE BEST OF NAUTICAL QUARTERLY - Volume 1: The Lure of Sail

MBI (MotorBooks International) Publishing Company. St Paul, MN. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jim Gilbert. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, colour vignette on front cover. Fine. 26 x 26. 0760318204
America, Lord Jim. The Hooligan Navy, by Joseph Cooper. On the Banks, the marine paintings of Thomas Hoyne, by George P. Roth. Don Demers, Transcending time, by deLancey Funsten. Getting the Essence, Frank Hartman Wagner paintings, by deLancey Funsten.
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$25

42496
PARER, David & PARER-COOK, Elizabeth
DOUGLAS MAWSON - THE SURVIVOR

Alella Books / A B C. Morwell, Vic. 1983. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 sketch map, 13 colour, and 219 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Douglas Mawson, May 1914. Eps: Map of King George Land. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0949681016
The Mawson story: based on the film Douglas Mawson - The Survivor produced in 1981 & 1982, by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (Grand Prix Winner Melbourne Film Fetival 1983).
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$20

72528
PARKER, Mike
RUNNING THE GAUNTLET - An Oral History of Canadian Merchant Seamen in World War II

Nimbus Publishing. Halifax, NS. 1994. 1st Ed. Foreword by Honourable Jack Marshall, Senator. XII, 344 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map, documents, portraits, photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Front cover with a light crease and shelf wear. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner at top corner of half title page, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 18.. 9781551090689
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$45

52632
PHILLIPS, Christopher
STEICHEN AT WAR

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 1 map and over 209 b/w photos. Title spread: Comdr. Edward Steichen on USS Lexington. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 30.8 x 24. 0810916398
Edward Steichen and his team of photographers of the Naval Aviation Photographic Unit, U.S. Navy.
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$15

72766
PHILP, J. E.
WHALING WAYS OF HOBART TOWN

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1936. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 2 diagrams and 11 b/w plates. Bound copy of the original soft cover edition. Green cloth covers with original front cover (The Flurry) pasted down on front board. A near fine copy. Scarce. 22.3 x 14.4.
Bay whaling, off-shore whaling, sperm oil quest, end of the whaling days by ships based/registered in Hobart.
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$150

53379
PILKINGTON, Roger
BOATS OVERLAND

New York. 1962. Abelard-Schuman. 1st Ed. 61 PP with 15 illustrations by David Knight. Fp: Liner under bridge of Kiel Canal. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Ex-library copy with stamps on dust jacket, endpapers, on lower margin of 7 pages, and number on front endpaper and spine. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Very good. 21.3 x 15.5.
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$5

72409
PINCHOT, Gifford
TO THE SOUTH SEAS - The Cruise of the Schooner "Mary Pinchot" to the Galapagos, the Marquesas, and the Tuamotu Islands, and Tahiti

John C. Winston. Philadelphia. 1930. 1st Ed. XIV, 500 PP with 3 maps and over 250 reproductions of photographs and wood engravings. Fp (in colour). "In the South Seas where dreams come true". Eps: Course of the "Mary Pinchot" in the Western Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. Orig. cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on recto of frontispiece. Light foxing, mostly on prelims. Minimal shelf wear with a a little rubbing at top edge. A very nice clean and near fine copy 24 x 16.5.
The 1929 Pinchot South Sea Expedition of the National Museum at Washington. Extensive survey and description on the Galapagos, the Marquesas and the Tuamotus.
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$80

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

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

72760
PLATE, A. G. (editor)
THE "LLOYD" GUIDE TO AUSTRALASIA for the NORDDEUTSCHER LLOYD, Bremen

Edward Stanford. London. 1906. 1st Ed. (4), 469, X (index) PP with a few tables, plus 44 plates with b/w photos and 20 colour plates for 7 maps and 13 plans, as well as 2 folded maps in pocket at back of book (New Zealand / Indo Pacific region including: Australia, British New Guinea, New Zealand and German Possessions in the Western Pacific). Cloth covers with light shelf wear, gilt title on front board and spine. A near fine copy of a scarce item. 17.2 x 12.
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$175

72506
POOLMAN, Kenneth
ILLUSTRIOUS

William Kimber. London. 1955. 1st Ed. 246, (10 adv.) PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, very good dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Very light foxing on outside edges. Small ex-libris name stamp at top of front endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.2.
Built as No. 732 by Vickers-Armstrong at Barrow. World War II with actions in the Mediterranean and the Far East... December 1954: Reserve Fleet.
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$30

72883
POPE, Dudley
73 NORTH - The Battle of the Barents Sea

Pan Books Ltd; London. 1976 1st paperback edition of the 1958 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet Lord Tovey. 320 PP with 1 map ("Route of convoy JW 51B), 1 sketch plan of the HMS Onslow, 2 tables and 12 battle diagrams, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Occasional foxing and foxing spots on outside edges. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.8 x 11. 0330244418
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$10

16760
POPE, Dudley
THE DEVIL HIMSELF - The Mutiny of 1800

Alison Press / Secker & Warburg. London. 1987. 1st Ed. XVI, 186 PP with 1 map & 2 insets on double page and 1 facsimile of a document (American Protection Form). Hard cover, dj. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0436377519
The French Corvette La Vaillante, built in 1796, captured & renamed Danae by the Royal Navy. Taken back in March 1800 by the French, following a mutiny of her crew.
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$15

72507
PORTER, Captain David
JOURNAL OF A CRUISE MADE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN by Captain David Porter, in the United States Frigate ESSEX in the Years 1812, 1813 and 1814 (Volume I)

Gregg Press. Upper Saddle River, N.J. 1970. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1822. Volume I: (VI), LXXVI, 246 PP, plus 5 b/w plates: 3 folded (1 table, 2 maps "Gallapagos Islands") & 2 engravings (Galapagos Turtle & Coastal views Galapagos Islands). Decorated cloth cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 839815735
The frigate used the Galapagos Islands as a base during the war of 1812, between the United States and Great Britain. Chapter X: departure for Washington Island (Nuku Hiva), Marquesas Islands.
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$65

72670
POWLING, J. W.
THE MAHOGANY SHIP - A Survey of the Evidence

Osburne Group. Warrnambool, Vic. 2003. 1st Ed. (8), 99 PP with b/w illustrations (2 location maps, sketch plans, facsimile of docments). Pictorial stiff covers. Signed and dated by the author on inside front cover. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21 0959257632
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$75

72116
PRESS, Tony (editor)
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS - Australian Antarctic Division

Australian Antarctic Division. Kingston, Tasmania. c. 2004. 1st Ed. (3), 19, (2) PP with colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 24.
Antarctic science. ...
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$10

16848
PRESTON, Antony (editor)
HISTORY OF THE ROYAL NAVY IN THE 20TH CENTURY

Dolphin Publications. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 224 PP with bw & colour illust. Half title-page: British sailor operating an Aldis Lamp. Title-page: HMS Manchester, a type 42 destroyer. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 31 X 23.6. 0861243641
From the Edwardian Navy and WWI to the Falklands war. Warship designs, the Admiralty and the shipyards. Naval uniforms.
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$15

72275
PRIDMORE, Walter B.
PORT ARTHUR ... as it was

Walter B. Pridmore. Murdunna, Tas. 2002. 1st edition, November 2002. VI, 81 PP with 1 drawing and 43 watercolours by Rose Solomon. Inside covers: plan of Port Arthur & Location map. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 064642078X
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$25

72192
QUINBY, James A.
THE STREET AND THE SEA

James A. Quinby / Sorg Printing Company of California. San Francisco. 1987. 4th printing (December 1987). (8), 47 PP on art paper. Stiff covers, illustrated front with title. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Scarce. 22.7 x 15.2.
Many of the verses first appeared in Shipping Register and Pacific Marine News. James Quinby ran away to sea at the age of 17 but returned to his schooling after several weeks. After serving during WWI in France and Belgium, he resumed his education and graduated from Stanford Law School. His speciality in law became maritime and marine insurance, and together with his time at sea, became the background for the verses published in The Street and the Sea.
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$40

36437
RABSON, Stephen & O'DONOGHUE, Kevin
P&O - A FLEET HISTORY

Kendal, U.K. 1988. World Ship Society. Kendall, UK. 1988 1st Ed. 584 PP with 62 colour photos and 1097 b/w illust. (badge, house flag, plans, paintings, photographs...). Fp: Letters Patent of the P&O Armorial Bearings. Endpapers: Advertising material and Fleet lists. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt crest on front cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 30.5 x 22. 0905617452
Technical and career details of around 930 craft, from the sailing ships of Willcox & Anderson, and the steamers used on the Peninsular Steam service, to units of the Group Fleet of the late 1980s. 57 of the colour photos on the house flags and funnels.
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$75

72278
RACKHAM, Sarah
HYDRO CONSTRUCTION VILLAGES - Volume 1: Waddamana / Shannon / Tarraleah

Public Relations Department, The Hydro-Electric Commission. Hobart. 1981. 1st edited by Joan Woodberry. 76 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 diagrams, 7 maps and 28 photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (mint condition). 234 x 17.5. 0724610359
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$40

72279
RACKHAM, Sarah
HYDRO CONSTRUCTION VILLAGES - Volume 2: Butlers Gorge / Bronte Park / Trevallyn / Wayatinah

Public Relations Department, The Hydro-Electric Commission. Hobart. 1982. Edited by Joan Woodberry. 76 PP with 1 sketch map in colour and 40 b/w illustrations: 5 maps and 35 photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.4 x 17.5. 0724610367
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$40

72625
RAEDER, Erich
GRAND ADMIRAL

Da Capo Press. New York. 2001. 1st paperback republication of the 1960 English original "My Life". Translated from the German original by Henry W. Drexel. Foreword by H. Kent Hewitt, Admiral USN. XVII, 430 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Neat Ex Libris stamp on half title page, o/wise as new condition. 23 x 14.8. 9780306809620
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$35

40364
RANSOME-WALLIS, P.
TRAIN FERRIES OF WESTERN EUROPE

Ian Allan. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 289 PP with 240 b/w plates, plus 1 large folded map at back of book. Fp: Italian Railways train ferry m.s. Gennargentu. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few repaired chips and in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on FFEP and remnants of old tape marks on endpapers. Contents clean and overall, a very good copy. 23.5 x 15.5;
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$10

72576
RAVEN, Alan
ENSIGN 1 - KING GEORGE THE FIFTH CLASS BATTLESHIPS

Bivouac Books. London. 1972. 1st edition. No pagination, 44 PP with tables, 46 b/w photos, 12 plans, and 1 double length centrefold with 4 colour artworks (profile). Pictorial stiff covers. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner at top corner of first page, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 20.2. 0858600023
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$45

72575
RAVEN, Alan & ROBERTS, John
BATTLESHIPS RODNEY AND NELSON, No. 3 in the Man O'War series

RSV Publications & Arms & Armour Press. New York & London. 1979. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illust. throughout and 1 double-length centrefold in colour. Pictorial stiff covers. Small name stamp on inside front cover, o/wise fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 20. 0853682631
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$50

72578
RAVEN, Alan & ROBERTS, John
ENSIGN 5 - TOWN CLASS CRUISERS

Bivouac Books. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 52 PP with tables, 2 large plans, 8 sketch plans, 9 b/w profiles, and 1 double length centrefold with 8 colour artworks (profile). Pictorial card covers. Small name stamp on inside front cover. Near fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 20.2. 0856800082
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$70

72579
RAVEN, Alan & ROBERTS, John
ENSIGN 6 - WAR BUILT DESTROYERS O TO Z CLASSES

Bivouac Books. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 48 PP with tables, 76 b/w photos, 4 plans and 1 double length centrefold with 12 colour plans. Pictorial stiff covers. Small name stamp of previous owner on title-page. Near fine. 25.5 x 20.2. 0856800104
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$45

72743
RAWSON, Geoffrey
MATTHEW FLINDERS' NARRATIVE OF HIS VOYAGE IN THE SCHOONER FRANCIS 1798: Preceded and Followed by Notes on Flinders, Bass, the Wreck of the Sidney Cove, &c.

The Golden Cockerel Press. London. 1946. Limited Edition (No.517/750). 100, (2 "map and colophon") PP with 1 map and engravings (frontispiece, vignette on title page, six head-pieces and 1 tail piece) by John Buckland Wright. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Fine condition. 31.8 x 19.2.
Title dedicated: "To Captain John King Davis, Explorer and Navigator". The 4 page flyer and order form by Angus & Robertson, loosely inserted.
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$600

72096
RHSV
THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA - JOURNAL - Volume 54, No. 2

Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1983. June 1983, issue 211. Edited by E.K. SINCLAIR & J. D. ADAMS. 68 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Very good. 21.5 x 14.8.
A Frenchman on the coast: Dumont d'Urville, by Muriel Horton.
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$10

72443
ROBERTS, John
THE BATTLECRUISER HOOD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1982. 1st Ed., in the "Anatomy of the Ship" Series. 127 PP with 11 tables, 24 b/w photos and up to 300 perspective and 3-view drawings. Title spread: H.M.S. Hood. Hard cover, dj. Errata slip pasted down on verso of title page. Neat stamp of previous owner on FFEP and another signature at top corner of title-page. Paper ageing a little around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 25 x 26. 0851772501
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$60

17332
ROBERTSON, R. G.
HMS HOOD / BATTLE-CRUISER 1916-1941

Profile Publications. London. 1972. May 1972 edition. No. 19 in the Warship Profile series. 28 PP (P. 145 to 172) with 1 colour double length centrefold (badge, flag, profile), 1 badge, 2 plans and 54 bw photos. Inside front cover: Crest of HMS Hood. Pictorial soft cover. Neat name stamp of previous owner at top of title page, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 18.7.
Sunk by the Bismarck on 24th May 1941.
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$20

71967
ROBINS, Nick
TURBINE STEAMERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

N.S. Robins & Colourpoint Books. Newtownards, Northern Ireland. 1999. 1st Ed. 125 PP with graphs, plans, tables and b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Faint remnants of damp mark at top of front outside edge of last 25 pages, o/wise near fine. 23.2 x 18. 9781841586014
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$25

72223
RODWAY, Leonard
THE TASMANIAN FLORA, With Drawings of Some Typical Species

John Vail, Government Printer, Tasmania. Hobart. 1903. 1st Ed. XIX, 320 PP, including Appendix with Arrangement of Orders, Dictionary and an Index, plus 50 b/w plates. Papered boards, green cloth spine, title on front board. Covers have a few soiled spots. Ageing of paper on outside edges and a few ink marks on one page, not affecting any text. Overall, a very good plus copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 15.
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$100

72810
ROSKILL, Captain S. W.
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 (set of 3 Volumes in 4)

H.M.S.O. London. 1957, 1956, 1960 & 1961. Edited by J. R. M. Butler (then Sir James Butler), in the History of the Second World War, United Kingdom Military series. Volume I: 4th impression of the 1954 original. XXII, (2), 664 PP with 8 maps and 26 tables, plus 37 folded maps and 44 pages with 56 b/w photos. Fp: Admiral of the Fleet Sir A. Dudley P.R. Pound. Volume II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 523 PP with 7 maps and 38 tables, plus 35 folded maps and 36 pages with 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Tilting of the Balance. Volume III, Part I: 1st Ed. XVI, 413 PP with 1 map and 20 tables, plus 20 maps (9 of them folded) and 32 pages with 72 b/w photos. Fp: The submission of the Italian Navy, 10th September 1943. 1 errata slip tipped in on title page. Volume III, Part II: 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 502 PP with 4 maps and 20 tables, plus 21 maps (8 of them folded) and 38 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: The defeat of the German Navy 1945. Errata slip tipped on title page. All volumes with dark green cloth covers, gilt title on black label on spines and dust jackets. Lower corner of front cover of volume bumped. All dust jackets are in a near fine condition and in protective sleeves. Minimal light foxing. A very nice set. 25 x 17.
Volume I: The Defensive, from the start of WWII to December 1941 and the fall of Hong Kong. Volume II: The Period of Balance, January 1942 to May 1943. Volume III: The offensive, Part I: 1st June 1943-31st May 1944. Part II: 1st June 1944 -14th August 1945.
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$300

72737
ROSSITER, Heather
LADY SPY, GENTLEMAN EXPLORER - The Life of Herbert Dyce Murphy

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. XIV, 401 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Light foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19.7 x 12.7. 9781740510240
Born in Melbourne, brought up at Como House...
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$60

71912
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1998

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. (1 advertisement), 120 PP, (5 Head of Chapter) with b/w & colour illustrations and 13 advertisemnts in colour. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$10

71747
ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED YACHT CLUB
CLUB NEWS, Vol. 2, No. 1

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club. Sydney. 1958. Vol. 2, No. 1, November 1958. 12 PP. Soft cover, illutrated front (Yacht Malohi). Near fine. 21 x 15.7.
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$5

71748
ROYAL PRINCE ALFRED YACHT CLUB
CLUB NEWS, Vol. 2, No. 2

Royal Prince Alfred Yacht Club. Sydney. 1958. Vol. 2, No. 2, December 1958. 10, (2 blank) PP. Soft cover, illutrated front (Yacht Teal). Near fine. 21 x 15.7.
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$5

71963
RUDDER PUBLISHING
THE RUDDER - 1950 - Volume 66, No. 2

The Rudder Publishing Company. New York. 1950. February 1950. Edited by Boris Lauer-Leonardi and Andrew Paterson. 80 PP with advertising material and b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover (Chanticleer, sixty-five foot cruiser). Very good. 29.8 x 23.5.
N.G. Herreshoiff and some of the yachts he designed, (Part X,continued) by L. Francis Herreshoff. How to build Sailski, by L. Francis Herreshoff. ...
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$10

62976
RUDDER PUBLISHING CO.
THE RUDDER, The Magazine for Yachtsmen - Vol. XLVII, No. 5

The Rudder Publishing Co. New York. 1931. Volume 47, No. 5, May 1931. Editors: Andrew Paterson and William F. Crosby. 196 PP with advertisements and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (An Elco boat being hoisted aboard ship for export). Front cover with small piece missing, signature on top right. Spine rubbed and faded. Very good. 30 x 23.5.
Some aspects of America's Foreign Trade in Boats and Engines. Overton wins Lipton Trophy in Florida. Motor Cruising in France, by Louis Cahen. Three men in a boat venture to Stewart Island, or cruising along the beautiful coast of New Zealand, by H. Grocott. The voyage of the Svaap (part XXVI), by William Albert Robinson. ...
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$15

72524
SAELEN, Frithjof
NONE BUT THE BRAVE - The Story of Shetlands Larsen

Souvenir Press. London. 1955. 1st English edition, translated from the 1955 Norwegian original Sjetlands-Larsen. (8), 232 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with chips, pieces missing at head and foot of spine and now in a protective sleeve. Names of previous owners on front endpaper. Hardly any foxing and a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.
Ferrying spies and vital war material in Nazi occupied Norway...
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$25

72095
SCHAFFER, Irene (compiler)
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE LADY NELSON 1799 - 1825

Lady Nelson / The Tasmanian Sail Training Association. New Town, Tasmania. 1997. 1st edition. No pagination, 12 PP with 3 b/w illustrations and 1 colour photo pasted down on page (9). Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 21 x 15. 0958648999
.
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$10

72019
SCOTT, Ernest
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS, R.N.

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1914. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 492 PP plus 38 plates, some on double-page (facsimile of docuents, paintings, engravings...). Fp: Matthew Flinders, aged 27. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Very good plus copy. 22.4 x 14.8.
Biography published 100 years after his death. Interesting Appendices on Baudin's account of Encounter Bay & Péron's report on Port Jackson.
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$175

72637
SCOTT-SHAWE, Capt. Wilfred H. & WYKES, Alan
MARINER'S TALE

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1959. 1st Ed. (10), 214 PP plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dust jacket. Dust jacket is price-clipped with rubs and small chips, now in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on prelims and around outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.
The reminiscences of 4 voyages on tall ships: the "Ashmore", as an apprentice, the "Dee", with the great Port Elizabeth storm of 1902 in Algoa Bay and the "Falls of Garry", wrecked off Queenstown, Southern Ireland. Very entertaining reading on tall ship lore.
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$30

61329
SELIGMAN, Adrian
NO STARS TO GUIDE

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1951. Reprint of the June 1947 original. 332 PP with 2 facsimiles of documents, 7 head-pieces & 33 b/w other decorations, plus 6 maps on double page. All illustrations by Konstance Pares. FEP: Map of Anatolia and the Aegean Sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and repaired tears. Occasional foxing. A very good reading copy. 22.8 x 15.
Escape of a Russian convoy from the Dardanelles to Syria in late 1941, through islands occupied by Germany or Italy. The author was Commanding Officer of the Levant Schooner Flotilla during WWII.
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$15

34153
SHAW, Captain Frank H.
STIRRING DEEDS OF BRITAIN'S NAVAL MIGHT

George G. Harrap. London. 1940. 1st Ed. 254 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Henry Harwood. Cloth cover (soiled). Spine sunned, war economy paper, some foxing. Good reading copy. 22 x 14.
The first year of World War 2 at sea: Battle of the River Plate. Liner Rawalpindi versus the Deutschland...
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$10

44554
SHAW, Henry I.
FIRST OFFENSIVE: The Marine Campaign for Guadalcanal

Marine Corps Historical Center. Washington. 1992. 1st Ed., in the Marines in World War II Commemorative Series. 52 PP with 5 maps and b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Small rub on back cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.5.
50th Anniversary of World War II.
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$15

51602
SHAW SAVILL
CAPE TOWN, The Gateway to Southern Africa

Shaw Savill Line. London. 1963. 15 PP with 6 photos and 2 maps (inside covers). Soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 14 x 20.
Short history & description of Cape Town issued for passengers going ashore.
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$10

72236
SHAW SAVILL
GALA DINNER and DANCE MENU - S.S. ARAWA

On board. 1955. Folded "Gala Dinner and Dance" menu, 23rd April 1955, Captain L.J. Hopkins Commanding. Front cover: Dancing Girl. Inside: Dance Programme: 9.00 to 11 p.m. & Dinner. Faint foxing. Near fine. 19 x 12.7.
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$10

72708
SINCLAIR, James
WINGS OF GOLD - How the Aeroplane Developed New Guinea

Robert Brown & Associates. Bathurst, NSW. 1983. Reprint of the 1978 edition. 326, (VIII tinted inserts) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 location map, 2 maps with insets, 2 documents and 156 photos. Title spread: Junkers of Guinea Airways. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Foxing on top outside edge, and foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0909197385
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$75

72337
SKOWRONEK, Russell K. & FISCHER, George R.
HMS FOWEY, LOST AND FOUND: Being the Discovery, Excavation and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape Florida in 1748

University Press of Florida. Gainesville, Fl. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene Allen Smith. XXV, 233, (3) PP with figures. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 16. 9780813033204
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$60

72446
SLADER, John
THE RED DUSTER AT WAR - A History of the Merchant Navy During the Second World War

William Kimber. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 352 PP, plus 24 pages with 55 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is reinforce and in a protective mylas sleeve. Ex-library copy with a few stamps on FFEP, one on title-page and one on top and bottom outside page edges and a library number at bottom of spine. Otherewise this is a very good clean copy of a scarce title. 24 x 15.2. 0718306791
Comprehensive and authoritative account of the Merchant Navy during WWII. Includes an extensive index of ships.
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$50

72167
SLOT, B. J.
ABEL TASMAN, en de ontdekking van Nieuw-Zeeland

Otto Cramwinxckel Uitgever. Amsterdam. 1992. 1st Ed. 126, (2 colophon) PP with 20 b/w and 25 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Presentation plate from the Municipality of Grootegast, signed by the Mayor and Town Clerk, loosely inserted. Dutch text. Fine. 24.2 x 17.3. 9071894398
Chapter 5: Expedition on board "Heemskerk" and "Zeehan", to the Great South Land (Tasmania, New Zealand)
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$40

72497
SMITH, Peter C.
ARCTIC VICTORY - The Story of Convoy PQ 18

Crécy Books. London. 1975. First edition. 238 PP with 5 illustrations (diagrams & maps), plus 12 pages with 23 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, fine dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. Small name stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 16. 0947554440
Convoy of 40 merchant ships, September 1942.
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$35

72659
SMITH, Peter C.
CRUISE SHIPS: The World's Most Luxurious Vessels

Pen & Sword Maritime. Barnsley, South Yorkshire. 2010. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 3 tables and over 200 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Small repaired closed tear at rear of dust jacket, o/wise fine. Oblong: 18 x 25. 9781848842182
Part 1: The Ships: the showcase and the facts for over 150 of them. Part 2: The stories behind the ships: Making, Operating, Enjoying them. Future trends.
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$50

72461
SMITH, Peter C.
PEDESTAL, The Malta Convoy of August 1942

William Kimber. London. 1987. Revised and expanded edition of the 1970 original. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet The Lord Lewin. 256 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, plus 18 pages with 45 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Ex Libris stamp of prevoious owner on front end paper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16. 9780718306328
Pedestal: the last attempt to relieve Malta with Convoy WS.521.S comprising 14 merchant ships.
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$35

17261
SPATE, O.H.K.
THE SPANISH LAKE - Volume I in the Pacific since Magellan series

ANUP. Canberra. 1979. 1st Ed. XXIV, 372 PP, 25 maps/charts, 20 plates. Eps: Trading routes, The system of Seville & its rivals. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears (repaired) and in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0708107273
The Pacific, from Balboa to the arrival of Francis Drake.
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$65

71961
SPEIGHT, D. L.
AUSTRALIA'S SPANISH KNIGHT/ Fourteen Months, Sixty One Years

D.L. & K.L. Speight. Seacliff, S.A. 2004. 1st edition. X, 251, (3) PP with 5 maps and 5 b/w photos. Fp: 1 erratum slip, tipped in on verso of title page. Pictorial soft covers with light wear on corners. Near fine. 21 x 15. 9780646441238
14 months (pages 1 to 176) : Experiences as an ambulance driver with the International Brigades in the Spanish Civil War. 61 years (pages 177 to 237): WWII, Palestine... migrating to Australia. Last Chapter: 22 " Spain Remembers": Spanish nationality and Knight of the Order of Civil Merit of Spain.
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$15

72624
SPITERI, David
STOKER MUNRO SURVIVOR

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2014. 2nd printing of the 2014 original. Foreword by Mike Carlton. (6), 263, (3) PP with 1 portrait, 2 maps and 11 b/w illustrations ("True-to-Life" sketches) by Len Collins, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Neat Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise in as new condition. 23.2 x 15.2. 9780732298913
Joined the RAN in June 1941. Survivor of the sinking of HMAS Perth on 1st March 1942. Prisoner of War of the Japanese : Changi, Burma-Siam railway... Transported to Japan on board Rakuyo Maru which was torpedoed by USS Barb on 12 September 1944. ...
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$30

72492
STEPHEN, Martin
THE FIGHTING ADMIRALS, British Admirals of the Second World War

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1991. First US Ed. X, 227 PP plus 12 pages with 25 bw photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, fine dust jacket in a mylar protective sleeve. Small neat name stamp at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 16. 1557502536
The men, their background and upbringing and the battles they fought.
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$30

63023
STEWART, I. G.
LIBERTY SHIPS IN PEACETIME, and Their Contribution to World Shipping History

Ian Stewart Marine Publications. Rockingham Beach, W.A. 1992. 1st edition limited to 500 numbered copies. (2), 322 PP profusely illustrated with b/w & colour photos. Fp: "Pacific Nomad". Pictorial laminated boards. Certificate pasted down on front endpaper, hand numbered (054/500), dated and signed by the author. A tiny bump to top front corner, o/wise a fine copy. 30 x 21.5. 0646059874
The standard tramp vessel designed to last a few months & its contribution to the Allied Forces' war effort.
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$120

72702
STURTON, Ian (editor)
CONWAY'S ALL THE WORLD'S BATTLESHIPS, 1906 to the Present

Conway. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 190 PP with over 500 diagrams and b/w photos. Fp: Jubilee Fleet Exercises with "Renown", "Hood" and "Valiant" - June 1935. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with light wear and in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 28.6 x 22.2. 0851774482
Study of the world's capital ships with technical data and detail on every vessel. "THE" battleship reference book.
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$40

72535
SWAINSTON, Roger
SWAINSTON'S FISHES OF AUSTRALIA

Viking / Penguin Books. Sydney. 2020 New edition in a soft covers form, of the 2010 original. (10), 822 PP with 9 figures (4 in b/w and 5 in colour) and over 1500 colour illustrations by Roger Swaintson. Limp covers. New. 27 x 23.2. 9781761040542
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$80

36867
TANNER, J. R. (editor)
A DESCRIPTIVE CATALOGUE OF THE NAVAL MANUSCRIPTS IN THE PEPYSIAN LIBRARY, at Magdalene College, Cambridge - Volume II

Navy Records Society. London. 1904. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 27. Vol. II: XXXVIII, 455, (3 publications) PP. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 23.2 x 16.
Vol. II: Admiralty Letters (Vols II. & III.).
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$30

56920
TAYLOR, Geoff
THE HOUR OF THE OCTOPUS

Hutchinson of Australia. Melbourne. 1978. 1st Ed. (8), 159 PP. Hard cover, dj. fine. 22 x 14.5. 0091308607
Novel: "Block the Panama Canal !".
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$5

72546
TAYLOR, Stephen
STORM AND CONQUEST - The Clash of Empires in the Eastern Seas, 1809

W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 2008. 1st US edition. XX, 380 PP with 23 b/w illustrations (1 map on double page with 2 insets, 2 maps, drawings, paintings, porraits ..), plus 8 pages with 14 illustrations (3 b/w and 11 in colour). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780393060478
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$30

72305
THROCKMORTON, Peter
DIVING FOR TREASURE

Thames & Hudson. London. 1977. 1st UK Ed. 136 PP with 126 b/w & 10 colour illust. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket has some light shelf wear along top edge, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 22.4.
Introduction to underwater archaeology: treasures such as jade, pieces of silver, etc..
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$20

72643
TILMAN H. W.
IN MISCHIEF'S WAKE

Hollis & Carter. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 167 PP with maps in text plus 12 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dust jacket in protective sleeve. Ex-library copy with a few stamps on FFEP and at bottom of title-page and in margin of P.17, and remnants of tape marks on covers. Small light stain on some pages but not affecting text. Overall, this is still a very good clean copy of a scarce title. 22 x 15. 0370013778
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$40

69992
TOGHILL, Jeff E.
JEFF TOGHILL'S BOOK OF HOLIDAY CRUISING

Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 6 maps, drawings and 78 b/w photos, plus 24 pages with 40 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.3 x 18.8. 0589502611
Planning and preparing the cruise, Cruising safely and weather... Six favourite Australian cruising waterways: Gippsland Lakes, Hawkesbury River, Whitsunday Passage, South and North Coast of NSW, Lord Howe Island.
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$5

72602
TONKS, Jonathan
EMPIRE - A journey to the remote edges of the British Empire

Dewi Lewis Publishing. Stockport, UK. 2014. 2nd printing in June 2014 of the 2013 original. Foreword by Christopher Lord. 187 PP with 4 b/w sketch maps and 85 colour illustrations (5 ephemera and 80 photos). Hard covers, illustrated front, cloth spine. Minimal bumps to corners, o/wise in as new condition. 25.3 x 20. 9781907893490
Voyages between 2007 and 2013 to the remnants of the British Empire in the South Atlantic Ocean: St Helena, Ascension Island, Tristan da Cunha & the Falkland Islands.
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$120

72029
TULL, Malcolm (editor)
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF UNIVERSITY THESES ON AUSTRALIAN MARITIME HISTORY

Australian Association for Maritime History. St John's, Newfoundland. 1996. 1st Ed. X, 44 PP. Soft covers, illustrated front, staples. Fine. 23 x 15. 0968128807
Shipping - Passengers (convicts, indentured, immigration) trade - Cargo trades - Ports... Naval History...
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$15

71452
UPTON, Joe
JOURNEYS THROUGH THE INSIDE PASSAGE - Seafaring Adventures along the Coast of British Columbia and Alaska

Alaska Northwest Books. Anchorage. 1992. 2nd printing of the 1992 original. 189, (3) PP with 7 maps and 33 b/w photos. Card covers, pictorial front. Rubbed patch at head of spine. Contents near fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 0882403664
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$10

69078
UREN, Malcolm
TRINDERS - PIONEERS

Trinder. London. 1940? 1st Ed. (5), 46 PP printed on recto only plus 7 full-page b/w illustrions (3 of tall ships) with tissue guard & Fp: Coloured Flag of West Australian Steam Navigation Company. Printed letter by Harvey Trinder (Australia) Limited, explaining delays in publication loosely inserted. Original cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Very good. A scarce book. 25.5 x 19.5.
Being the story of the Historic Assocation of Trinder, Anderson & Company with the State of Western Australia and How They Both Grew and Flourished in Concept (Sub-title).
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$50

72118
USCG / NOAA
United States COAST PILOT 7 - Pacific Coast: California, Oregon, Washington, and Hawai'i

U.S. Department of Commerce / National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration / National Ocean Service. Washington. 2003. 35th edition. VIII, 656, 38 (Tables), 24 (Index) PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (figures, maps, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Creases on the spine and lower corner of front cover. Very few pages with highlighted or underlined words or sentences. Stamp of the yacht of previous owner on title page. Very good working copy. 28 x 21.
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$20

72543
U.S.S. BARB (SS220)
USS BARB SS-220: WAR PATROLS 1-12 - Declassified Reports

Washington, D.C. 1972. Photocopies of Official Reports, "DECLASSIFIED" on 23 May 1972 and covering the 12 patrols. A total of 257 PP (recto only). Contained in a special folder with stiff covers. Fine. 29 x 22.8. 9780252019258
The war patrols. 1st Patrol: 20 Oct to 25 November 1942. 2nd Patrol : 16 December 1942 to 18 January 1943. ... 11th Patrol: 19th December 1944 to 15 February 1945. 12th Patrol: 8 June to 2 August 1945.
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$150

22203
VAN DER VAT, Dan
THE ATLANTIC CAMPAIGN, World War II's Great Struggle at Sea

Harper & Row. New York. 1988. 1st US Ed. XIX, 424 PP with 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 55 b/w photos. Eps: 14 silhouettes of the warships of the Atlantic Campaign. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is in a protective mylar sleeve. Small neat stamp of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 15.8. 060159677
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$30

48384
VAN DER VAT, Dan
THE PACIFIC CAMPAIGN, World War II - The U.S.- Japanese Naval War 1941-1945

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1992. 1st UK edition of the 1991 US original. (2), 430, (1) PP with 1 map with insert on double page, plus 7 maps (1 on double page and 6 on full page) and 24 pages with 57 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780340496619
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$30

72336
VIEIRA DE CASTRO, Filipe
THE PEPPER WRECK: A Portuguese Indiaman at the Mouth of the Tagus River

Texas A&M University Press. College Station. 2005. 1st Ed. XI, 287, (4 blank) PP with 46 tables, 70 figures and the "Artifact List" for 1902 items between pages 203 and 240. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new). 24 x 16. 9781585443901
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$65

72417
VINCE, Charles
STORM ON THE WATERS - The Story of the Life-Boat Service in the War of 1939-1945

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1946. 1st edition of October 1946. 111 PP with 1 diagram of the rescue from the trawler Gurth, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w portraits. Fp: Coxswain Henry George Blogg of Cromer. Cloth covers with light shelf wear and a few marks, title on front board and spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and Fp. 20.7 x 14.2.
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$30

72485
VON DER PORTEN, Edward P.
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II

Thomas Y. Crowell Co. New York. 1976. Revised Edition of 1969 first edition. XIV, 368 PP with more than 300 b/w photos and Appendices and Index. Hard cover with light shelf wear, nice dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 28.5 x 22. 069001080X
Contents: The New Navy, The First Battles, Norway, Sea Lion, Grand Strategy (The Mediterranean), Surface forces, The North Atlantic (The Submarine Offensive), Surface Forces, The North Atlantic (The Submarine Defensive).
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$35

72489
WADE, Frank
A MIDSHIPMAN'S WAR, A Young Man in the Mediterranean Naval War 1941-1943

Cordillera. Vancouver, B.C., Canada. 1994. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 5 plans, 7 maps, 8 drawings and 93 bw photos in text. Hard cover, dust jacket. Small neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 145.5. 189559006X
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$30

72394
WALDRON, T. J. & GLEESON, James
THE FROGMEN - The Story of the Wartime Underwater Operators

Evans Brothers. London. 1952. 5th reprint (December 1952) of the 1950 original. 192 PP with 5 line illustrations, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with repaired chips and lightly faded (now with a protective sleeve). Occasional foxing. Internally very good. 23 x 14.5.
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$25

10668
WALKER, Fred M.
STEEL SHIP BUILDING

Shire Publications. London. 1981. 1st Ed., No. 73 in the Shire Album series. 32 PP with 8 plans & 32 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0852635699
Shipyards: locations, functions. Constructions, classification societies,..
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$5

51366
WALKER, Ian
TALL SHIPS AND CANNIBALS. The Story of Captain Richard Copping of Hobart Town

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2005. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Publication No. 60 in the Roebuck Society series. VIII, 152 PP with 42 b/w illustrations. FEP: Map of the Northern & Southern Hemispheres. REP: Map of Oceania. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 097513311X
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$25

60657
WALTER, Richard (compiler)
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, in the years 1740, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1744, by George Anson, Esq., afterwards Lord Anson

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London. c. 1840. Reprint. XVI, 374 PP with 18 text illustrations, plus 1 large folded chartin colour with repaired tear close to the gutter. Fp: Dreadful storm, Strait of Le Maire. Quarter bound. Front board detached, otherwise complete. Image shows title-page and Frontispiece. Previous owner's label on inside front cover. In need of repair. Foxing. Very good. 16.5 x 11.
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$25

72807
WANE, Greg
DEATH AT SEA - The Bass Strait ferry tragedy

Gegory Wane. Camperdown, Vic. 2021. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Mini-Book History series. VIII, 9-104 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 plan of Launceston, 3 newspaper advertisements and 30 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author on title page. New. 19 x 14.5. 978098066353
Collision in Bass Strait between the passenger ferry "Coogee" and the 2204-ton iron barque "Fortunato Figari", 25th December 1803.
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$25

67173
WANE, Greg
WRECKED ON BRUNY ISLAND - Three of Tasmania's finest ships were lost at Adventure Bay in 1909 during two weeks of fierce storms

Wallington, Vic. 2010. Author / Two Dogs Books - Boutique Publishers. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-88 PP with 1 engraving, 1 map, 4 charts, 3 portraits and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 23 x 15.4. 978098066322
Wooden ketch "Priscilla" and steamer S.S. "Sea Bird": 12th June 1909. Barque "Natal Queen": 24th June 1909.
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$25

72395
WARREN, C.E.T. & BENSON, James
ABOVE US THE WAVES, The Story of Midget Submarines and Human Torpedoes

Harrap. London. 1953. October 1953 reprint of the September original. 256 PP with 3 diagrams & 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 36 bw photos. Fp: King George VI aboard HMS Bonaventure in 1941. Eps: Sketch map showing X-craft and human-torpedo operations. Green cloth covers with old damp marks with discolouration on corners and faded spine. Occasional foxing. Contents near fine and a very good reading copy. Image shows Title-page and Frontispiece. 21.5 x 14.2.
Development & training, attempts against the "Tirpitz", Mediterranean & Norwegian operations, attacks on Singapore, Hong Kong & Saigon.
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$15

72845
WATT, Commander Frederick B.
IN ALL RESPECTS READY - The Merchant Navy and The Battle of the Atlantic, 1940-1945

Totem Books. Toronto. 1986. 1st paperback edition of the 1985 original. Introduction by Gerald A. Morgan. XVIII, 222 PP. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Remainder mark on top outside edges. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 17.8 x 10.7. 06077100595
The Royal Canadian Navy and the help given to keep afloat the Allied Merchant Navy during the darkest days of the Battle of the Atlantic.
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$10

72442
WATTON, Ross
THE AIRCRAFT CARRIER VICTORIOUS

Conway. London. 2004. Reprint of the 1991 1st Ed. in "The Anatomy of the Ship" series. 160 PP with 27 b/w photos, 6 tables & over 350 perspective and 3-view drawings. Fp: "Victorious" as she appeared in January 1965. Hard cover, dj (in a protective mylar sleeve). Names of previous owners at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 24.5 x 25.8. 0851775802
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$120

72572
WELLHAM, Lt.Cdr. John W. G.
WITH NAVAL WINGS: The Autobiography of a Fleet Air Arm Pilot in World War II

Spellmount Ltd. Staplehurst, Kent. 1995. 2nd printing of the first edition. Foreword by Rear Admiral I. D. G. Garnett. X, 11- 199 PP with tables, 1 cutaway, 1 extract of log book, and 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: "Taranto", by Wilfred B. Currie. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (in a protective sleeve). Ex Libris stamp and address stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 9781873376331
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$25

39016
WHITFIELD, Peter
MAPPING THE WORLD - A History of Exploration

Folio Society. London. 2000. Reprint with some new material of the 1998 "New Found Lands: Maps in the History of Exploration", published by The British Library. 264 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Navigators using a compass. Title spread: World map by Martin Waldseemüller, 1507. Eps: The North Atlantic by Jan Van Doetecum, c. 1594. Cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated slipcase (America, by Willem Blaeu). Near fine. 30 x 23.7.
Exploration in the Ancient World. The Lure of the East, 1250-1550. The New World, 1490-1630. The Pacific and Australia, 1520-1800. The Continents Explored, 1500-1900. Postscript: Exploration in the Modern World.
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$35

72448
WHITLEY, M. J.
BATTLESHIPS OF WORLD WAR TWO - An International Encyclopedia

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1998. 1st US Ed. 320 PP with tables and over 250 b/w illustrations (photos and line drawings). Title spread: the French Battleship "Strasbourg" on 23 May 1942. Hard cover, dj (in a protective mylar sleeve). Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 24.8. 9781557501844
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$100

33028
WHITLEY, M. J.
CRUISERS OF WORLD WAR TWO - An International Encyclopedia

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1995. 1st US Ed. 288 PP with tables and 395 b/w illust. (photos and line drawings). Title spread: "Chester" on 20 july 1943. Hard cover, dj (in a protective mylar sleeve). Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 24.8. 1557501416
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$50

72439
WHITLEY, M. J.
DESTROYERS OF WORLD WAR TWO - An International Encyclopedia

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 2002. Reprint of 1988 1st Ed. 320 PP with tables and over 480 b/w illust. (photos and line drawings). Half title page: "Janus" as completed. Title spread: "Casque" in August 1942. Hard cover, dj in a protective sleeve. Neat small ex-libris stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 25.2 x 24.8. 0870213261
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$70

72478
WHITLEY, M. J.
GERMAN CAPITAL SHIPS OF WORLD WAR TWO

Arms & Armour Press. London. 1990. Reprint of the 1989 original. 224 PP with b/w illustrations (ship plans & sketches, maps & photos & tables). Title spread: Trondheim, 11 June 1940 with Gneisenau, Scharnhorst, Kondor, Lody. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Neat "Ex-Libris" stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 24.5. 9780853689706
The design, construction and operational history of German Capital Ships: Deutschland, Admiral Scheer, Admiral Graf Spee...
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$50

72477
WHITLEY, M. J.
GERMAN CRUISERS OF WORLD WAR TWO

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1985. 1st UIS edition. 176 PP with b/w illust. (ship plans & sketches, maps & photos & tables). Title spread: "C" and "D" turrets of Admiral Hipper. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Neat "Ex-Libris" stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Contents fine. 25.2 x 24.5. 0870212176
The design, construction and operational history of German cruisers between 1920 and 1945. Heavy cruisers: Admiral Hipper, Prinz Eugen, .. Light cruisers: Konigsberg, Koln.
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$45

72628
WILCOX, Craig
HOME FRONT - Australians in World War I

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2011. December 2011 edition. 136 PP with 20 pages of colour illustrations (posters, photos, medals... ) and 85 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 23.2. 9781877007729
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$40

72382
WILD, Antony
THE EAST INDIA COMPANY - Trade and Conquest from 1600

HarperCollins Illustrated. London. 1999. 1st Paperback edition. 192 PP with 4 maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Tipu's Tiger. Fp: Title page of the 1712 Journal of Isaac Pike, Captain of the Stringer. Eps: Map of The East. Stiff illustrated covers. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0004140540
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$25

21563
WILKES, Bill St. John
NAUTICAL ARCHAEOLOGY, A Handbook

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1971. 1st Ed. 294 PP with 38 line drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP and a few old sellotape marks on flaps of dust jacket. Contents clean and a very good copy. 22.3 x 14.3. 0715350234
Preliminary research, preparations, equipment, techniques, locating sites, recording finds, photography & surveying,...
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$20

21536
WILLIAMS, Peter J. & SERLE, Roderick
WRECKS OF PORT PHILLIP

Maritime Historical Productions. Melbourne. 1964. 1st edition. (8), 94 PP with 2 tail-pieces & 38 b/w illustrations (2 maps, 13 paintings & 23 photos). Hard cover, dj. Stamp of bookseller at lower part of front endpaper. Dust jacket chipped. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.2.
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72641
WILSON, Frances
HOW TO SURVIVE THE TITANIC - Or, The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

Bloomsbury. London. 2011. 1st UK edition. (12), 328, (12) PP with b/w illustrations plus 32 pages with 50 b/w plates. Eps: Reproduction of the original First Class Passenger List. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 978140880922
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$25

12125
WILSON, Ian
SHIPWRECKS OF THE ULSTER COAST, From Carlingford Lough to Inishowen Head

Impact Amergin. Belfast. 1979. 1st Ed. (12), 177, (6 Index), (2 Bibliography) PP with 9 maps & 43 b/w photos in text. Half-title page: Schooner "Lily" in the evening setting, Portstewart, 1931. Fp: "Ulrica" wrecked on Lighthouse Island - Copeland Islands, 1897. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 15.3.
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$15

35934
WINTON, John
AIR POWER AT SEA 1939-45

Thomas Y. Crowell. New York. 1977. 1st US Ed. 185, (2 index) PP with 12 drawings and 128 b/w photos. Title spread: Douglas SBD Dauntless on an auxiliary aircraft carrier in the Atlantic. FEP: Map of Europe and the Mediterranean sea. REP: Map of the Pacific war theatre. Hard cover, dj. Neat name stamp of previous owner on FEP. Near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0690012225
The influence of air power: successes and failures. The use of aircraft: torpedo strike, fighter defence over fleets and convoys, support to assault troups landing, mine-laying, air-sea rescue...
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72866
WINTON, John
CARRIER GLORIOUS - The Life and Death of an Aircraft Carrier

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1986 original. 254 PP with maps, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304352449
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$15

72484
WINTON, John
THE DEATH OF THE SCHARNHORST

Cassell. London. 2000. Cassell Military Paperback ed. X, 182 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 1 cartoon and 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Neat name stamp of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise fine. 20 x 13. 0304355208
26th December 1943 off North Cape, Norway.
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17740
WINTON, John (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA, The British Navy in World War II

William Morrow. New York. 1968. 1st US edition of the 1967 UK original. XX, 416 PP plus 32 pages with 35 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, with near fine dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Small name stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5.
A generous selection of personal experiences written by those who were there. Includes contributions by Winston Churchill, John Masefield, C.S. Forester...
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$30

72544
WOOLEY, David & CLARKE, William
WARSHIPS and Warship Modelling

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 2006. 1st US edition. Foreword by Robert F. Sumrall. 176 PP (5 last pages blank for notes) with over 300 b/w illustrations (30 drawings, line drawings, sketch plans, plans and photos), plus 16 pages with 29 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 31 x 23.5. 9781591149286
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$60

72397
WYNNE, Barry
THE MAN WHO REFUSED TO DIE - Teehu Makimare's 2,000 mile drift in an open boat across the South Seas

Souvenir Press. London. 1966. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Rt. Hon. Keith Holyoake, Prime Minister of New Zealand. 158 PP with 3 maps & 2 plans, plus 12 pages with 25 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
A short inter island (Manihiki to Rakahanga) trip of the "Tearoha" that ended 64 days later in Erromango, Vanuatu.
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$35

72404
YONGE, C. M.
A YEAR ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF - The Story of Corals & of the Greatest of Their Creations

Putnam. London. 1931. Reprint in March 1931 of the November 1930 original. XX, (2), 246 PP , plus 11 plates with 17 b/w figures, 6 folded maps (1 in colour), and 69 plates with 136 b/w photos. Fp: Stagshorn Coral at Low Isles. Orange cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing on first and last few pages (first 4 leaves and 3 last leaves), occasional light foxing elsewhere and an o/wise very good clean copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 17.5.
The Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-29. How coral & reefs are formed together with a description of the Great Barrier Reef of Australia. Chapter 11: Thursday Island and pearling. Chapter 12: The Islands of the Torres Strait.
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$80

50442
YOUNG, Robert
FROM CAPE HORN TO PANAMA. A Narrative of Missionary Enterprise among the Neglected Races of South America, by the South American Missionary Society

South American Missionary Society. London. 1905. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged from the 1900 original. XII, 212 PP with 104 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded map (in colour) of South America, printed on superior gloss paper. Cloth covers with decorated front are a little soiled and free fly of front endpaper is lacking. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper. Light foxing of first and last pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 21.3 x 17.5.
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$30

50333
ZANTVOORT, Pim
THE COCKPIT BOOK

Adlard Coles. London. 1972. 1st UK edition. (1),39 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover, spiral bound. Errata slip pasted down inside front cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14. 0229986374
A Highway Code of the Sea: Rules of the road, signals (sound and visuals), lights (navigation, recognition)... Flag etiquette.
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$5