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