70379
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE, Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History (Vol. 5 to 8)

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1983 to 1986. Edited by BROEZE, Frank & BACH, John. Bound copies of 4 Volumes. 8 issues for a total of 584 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, red buckram with gilt title on spine. Fine copy. 24.5 x 17.
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$100

73240
ABRAHAM, Stuart
JERSEY MEMORIES

Rocco Publishing. St Helier, Channel Islands. 1991. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 51 colour photos by the author. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 22.3 x 21. 0951725203
One of the Channel Islands / Iles Anglo-Normande.
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$15

72758
ACERRA, Martine
VOILES ET VOILIERS AU DEBUT DU XIXEME SIECLE, Peintures, Aquatintes et Gravures de Louis Garneray

Editions du May. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. 142 PP with paintings, aquatints & engravings (23 in colour and 66 b/w). Fp (in colour): Port of Bordeaux. Hard cover, gilt-engraved title on spine & front cover. Occasional foxing spots. French text. Fine. 29.2 x 24. 9782906450851
Sails and sailing ships at the beginning of the 19th Century, as seen by Louis Garneray. (He sailed with the French privateer 'Surcouf' and stayed away from France for 18 years, some as a prisoner on a pontoon at Portsmouth 1806-1814). Harbour & sailing scenes: North Sea, Atlantic Coast, Mediterranean Coast.
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$45

58464
AHS
THE AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY - Journal and Proceedings: Vol. 2, Part 10 - 1909

The Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1914. Vol. II, Part X, 1909. Edited by E. A. Ancher. 229- 256 PP. Soft cover. Back cover missing. Staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.4 x 13.6.
1 papers read before the Society in 1909: Mosman' Bay, The Romance of an old Whaling Station, by Edward A. Ancher, read 28th September 1909.
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$25

72135
ALEXANDER, Alison (editor)
The Companion to TASMANIAN HISTORY

Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies / University of Tasmania. Hobart,, Tasmania. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, 568 PP with 2 graphs and 35 b/w illustrations. FP: 'Paterdale, Van Diemen's Land, 1840, by John Glover. Eps: 4 colour maps of Tasmania (Aboriginal, Geographical, Towns & Transport). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 19. 186295223X
1073 articles on every important aspect of Tasmania's Hidtory.
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$80

19978
ALLAN, Joyce
COWRY SHELLS OF WORLD SEAS

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1969. Reprint of trhe 1956 1st edition. X, 170 PP plus 60 pages with 15 plates (6 in colour) with corresponding name of species. Fp: A village elder in festival regalia. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 18.
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$50

72076
ANMM
Botany, Art and Culture: Daniel Solander's legacy, by Daina Fletcher. Wartime Windjammers, by Robert Carter. The Celestial Trek, Chinese miners in Victorian goldfields... (in SIGNALS, Quarterly - No. 133)

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2020. Issue December 2020 to February 2021. Edited by Janine Flew. Bearings (foreword), by Kevin Sumption. 76 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers (A Captive Audience/Beach Culture). Fine. 30 x 23.
Other articles: Anchors, Chains ...: Identifying the Boot Reef shipwreck, by Dr. James Hunter.
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$15

71771
ANMM
"Spitfire", Australia's first homegrown warship, by Dr James Hunter / Alan Villiers & the Sons of Sindbad, by Lindsey Shaw (in SIGNALS, Quarterly - No. 132)

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2020. Issue September to November 2020. Edited by Janine Flew. Bearings (foreword), by Kevin Sumption. 76 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Lab's digital Art Museum, Tokyo). Fine. 30 x 23.
Other articles: Behind Barbed Wire, remembering the Dunera boys, by Curator Kim Tao. ...
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$15

71770
ANMM
Submerged Secrets (beneath Sydney's waterways), by Justin Gilligan / Dancing with Cook, by Dr. Heather Blasdale Clarke / Nautical School Ships "Vernon" and "Sobraon", Sarah Luke. (in SIGNALS, Quarterly - No. 131)

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2020. Issue June to August 2020. Edited by Janine Flew. Bearings (foreword), by Kevin Sumption. 78 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Discarded motorbike wreck). Fine. 30 x 23.
Other articles: Tasmania's spotted handfish, by Jane Bamford & Dr Tim Lybch. ...
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$15

52078
BALLARD, Robert
THE DISCOVERY OF THE BISMARCK

Hodder & Stoughton / Madison Press. London/Toronto. 1990. 1st Ed. 232 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, plans, photos) and 2 full-page fold-outs. Half-title page: The Bismarck and her sister ship Prinz Eugen silhouetted on the horizon in May of 1941. Title-page: The Bismarck preparing to depart on her maiden voyage. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on the verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 28.6 x 22. 0340529768
History of the pride of the German Navy. The chase of May 1941, and the discovery/exploration of her wreck.
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$30

73245
BALLARD, Robert D., SIDES, Hampton, SWEENEY, Michael ...
TITANIC - Exploring the Discovery of a Lifetime / National Geographic

National Geographic Partners. Washington. 2020. Special Publication 2020. 98 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 27.5 x 20.5.
A compilation of articles published in National Geographic Magazine.
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$20

72822
BANFIELD, E. J.
LAST LEAVES FROM DUNK ISLAND

Currey O'Neil. South Yarra, Vic. 1982. Reprint of the 1925 original, in the Australian Classics series. XXVI, (2), 232, (4 index) PP with 1 map of Dunk Island, plus 26 plates with 33 b/w photos. Fp: The Beachcomber. Illustrated boards, dust jacket. Note on half title page. Occasional foxing. Dust jacket with repaired tear now in a protective sleeve. Soiling on outside page edges, otherwise contents clean and still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14. 0855506563
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$15

57622
BARRATT, Glynn
RUSSIA IN PACIFIC WATERS 1715-1825, A Survey of the Origins of Russia's Naval Presence in the North and South Pacific

University of British Colombia Press. Vancouver. 1981. 1st Ed. XVIII, 300 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 12 pages with 23 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Fine. 22.7 x 15. 0774801174
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$75

56382
BARRETT, David H.
CRAWFORD'S MARINERS ATLAS: Port Stephens to Jervis Bay

Crawford House Publishing. Bathurst, NSW. 1995. 1st Ed. Volume 1, in the Complete Compendium of Royal Australian Navy Charts series. 84 PP with colour illustrations: 1 chart Index, around 15 figures, 7 waterways maps and 39 nautical charts. Inside front cover: Reference map. Inside back cover: Geographical Index. Pictorial soft cover. Stamps of previous owner at top of title-page, o/wise near fine. 34.5 x 24.8. 1863331158
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$70

73462
BARRETT, David H. (editor)
CRAWFORD'S MARINERS ATLAS: Apollo Bay to Jervis Bay

Crawford House Publishing. Bathurst, NSW. 1997 1st Ed. Volume 3, in the Complete Compendium of Royal Australian Navy Charts series. 108 PP with colour illustrations: 1 chart Index, around 15 figures and 47 nautical charts with 17 insets. Inside front cover: Reference map. Inside back cover: Geographical Index (part). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. Scarce. 34.5 x 24.8. 1863331530
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$80

69886
BARRIE, David
SEXTANT - A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans

William Collins. London. 2015. 1st printing of the 2015 paperback edition (original of 2014). XX, 348 PP with 5 maps (4 on double page) and 9 figures (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 23 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.6 x 12.8. 9780007516582
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$15

51160
BARWIL GIBRALTAR
BARWIL SERVICES IN THE STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR

Barwil Agencies Ltd. Gibraltar. c. 2000. 12 PP with colour illustrations: 2 maps, 9 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.
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$5

73304
BAUGHMAN, Harold E.
BAUGHMAN'S AVIATION DICTIONARY AND REFERENCE GUIDE - Aero-Thesaurus

Aero Publishers, Glendale, Ca. c. 1942. 2nd printing of the 2nd edition of 1942. 906 PP with tables and b/willustrations (2 cutaways of planes, 5 photos of clouds, 6 photos of planes, 30 pages "illustrated nomenclatyre" with sketches, plans and drawings. Flight Rules ... tables and hundreds of figures. Fp: Vultee Vengeance dive bomber. Dark green cloth covers with minimal shelf wear, gilt device on front board, gilt title on front board and spine. Offsetting of endpapers. Errata tipped in on front endpaper. A near fine copy. 23.5 x 16.
Dictionary: Pages 14 to 270. ...
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$60

13469
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
COOK THE WRITER

Sydney University Press. Sydney. 1970 1st Ed. 23 PP. Card cover. Very good. 21.2 x 13.6. 0424061007
The Sixth George Arnold Wood Memorial Lecture delivered at Sydney University on 15th April, 1970.
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$15

72020
BECKE, Louis & JEFFERY, Walter (editors)
A FIRST FLEET FAMILY - A hitherto unpublished Narrative of certain remarkable adventures compiled from the papers of Sergeant William Dew of the Marines

T. Fisher Unwin. London. 1896. 1st Ed. XVI, 271 PP. Fp: folded chart "part of the Sea Coast of New South Wales". Cloth covers a little soiled with light wear, gilt title on spine. Bookplate of previous owner "Tremearne" on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. Scarce. 20.5 x 13.5.
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$75

73366
BEISER, Arthur
THE PROPER YACHT

Adlard Coles. London. 1978. 2nd Ed. X, 364 PP with numerous b/w illust., photos & plans. Orig. cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Name of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0229115845
Contains designs & information on construction, rigging, sails, etc. for sloops, ketches, cutters, ...
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$50

72880
BEKKER, C. D.
DEFEAT AT SEA - The Struggle and Eventual Destruction of the German Navy, 1939-1945

Ballantine Books. New York. 1967. 2nd printing in June 1967 of the Canadian printing (original of 1953. (8), 184 PP. Outside edges tinted. Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.5 x 10.5.
The war at sea: the full story from the "Other Side".
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$5

73144
BERTRAND, John & ROBINSON, Patrick
BORN TO WIN - A Lifelong Struggle to Capture the America's Cup

Bantam Books. Sydney. 1982. Leather bound "Collector's edition" limited to 250 copies hand numbered ( No. 60 / 250 ) and signed by the author. (2 "Collector's edition"), XXIV, (2), 385 PP with 3 diagrams and 45 b/w photos. Leather bound, spine with raised band, gilt decoration and title. Gilt outside edges which have a hint of light foxing when pages are fanned. Contained in a leather bound slipcase. A fine and scarce collector's item. 24 x 16.5 0553051180
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$600

73351
BICHENO, Hugh
ELIZABETH'S SEA DOGS: How the English became the Scourge of the Seas

Conway. London. 2013. 1st paperback edition of the 2012 original. 399 PP with tables and 48 b/w illustrations (1 graph, 1 plan, 2 armorial crests, 2 engravings, 8 charts and 16 maps, 18 drawings of "ship types"), plus 16 pages with 1 b/w and 20 colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9781844862146
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$20

22057
BLAEU, Dr Joan
"BLAEU'S" - THE GRAND ATLAS OF THE 17TH CENTURY WORLD

Studio Editions / Royal Geographical Society. London. 1990. 1st edition with a foreword by Peter Ckark, Keeper of the R.G.S., London. Introduction, captions and selection of maps by John Goss. 224 PP with 100 colour maps on double page. Eps: Nova et Accuratissima Totius Terrarum Orbis Tabula. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 38.5 x 28.7. 9781851704002
Based on the 1662 "Atlas Major", by Dr. Joan Blaeu.
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$60

30829
BLIGH, William
BLIGH'S NARRATIVE OF THE MUTINY ON BOARD H.M. SHIP BOUNTY...

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1952. Limited edition to 1000 numbered copies (No. 215). Volume II of The Austaliana Facsimile series. (4), IV, 88, (6), 79, (5), 31, (3), 11 PP, plus 1 folded plan and 2 folded maps. Hard cover, gilt title and devices on spine, Top edge gilt. Rubbed patches on lower edge of cover and at head and foot of spine. Non obtrusive stamp of the "Commonwealth National Library" on endpapers. Contents fine. 28.2 x 22.
Mutiny and the subsequent voyage of part of the crew in the Ship's Boat from Tofua... to Timor. Minutes of the court martial. Bligh's answer to certain assertions. Edward Christian's short reply.
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$100

55548
BOWDITCH, Nathaniel
AMERICAN PRACTICAL NAVIGATOR - An Epitome of Navigation (Volume I)

Defence Mapping Agency Hydrographic Center. Washington. 1977. 1977 edition of D.M.A. publication No. 9 . Volume I: XIV, 1386 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded plate with 2 identical charts with soundings in fathoms & feet/in meters. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.
This epitome of navigation by Nathaniel Bowditch, has been continuously updated and revised since it was first published in 1802.
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$35

16889
BOWEN, Frank C.
WOODEN WALLS IN ACTION

Halton & Co. London. 1951. 1st Ed. VIII, 144 PP with 64 full-page b/w paintings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp (in colour): The last fight of the Revenge, 1591. Cloth cover, engraved vignette on front board, dj (price clipped). Sellotape marks on dj & endpapers, faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25.2 x 18.5.
Brief account of many naval engagements in the days of wooden hulls and iron men.
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$15

57700
BOWN, Mark & SIMMONS, Roger
R.M.S. "TITANIC", A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards

Brampton Publications. Loggerheads, UK. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by Donald Smith. (6), 98 PP with numerous b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Small rub on front cover, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 15 x 21.5. 0951146955
White Star offices - Shipyard of Harland and Wolff - Accommodation - Sea trials - Sailing - Sinking and aftermath.
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$15

42914
BOYCE, James & HAYE, Pete / BOYLES, Warren & WILSON, Lyn
NICOLAS BAUDIN - The Bicentenary of the expedition to Van Diemen's Land of an extraordinary French Explorer / THE EXPEDITION - An artist's perception of Baudin's voyage (in 40° South Tasmania)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2002. Issue 24, Autumn, March 2002. Contains article pages 16 to 23 with 1 b/w portrait and 8 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.
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$20

31481
BRACKENBURY, Mark
NORMANDY AND CHANNEL ISLANDS PILOT

Adlard Coles. London. 1990. Revised reprint of the 1988 7th edition. VIII, 183 PP with 41 harbour plans & sketch charts, and 110 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the English Channel. Illustrated laminated boards. Fine. 25.2 x 19.2. 0229118267
French coast between Calais and St. Malo. The Channel Islands. The Seine River to Rouen.
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$20

72633
BRETTINGHAM-MOORE, J.
MARITIME TASMANIA - A Cruising Guide with Historical Notes and Coastal Photography

Shadrach. Cambridge, Tasmania. 1988. 1st Ed. 190 PP with 4 charts, 10 b/w illustrations (3 photos and 7 engravings), 40 b/w photos, and 99 maps & plans. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear around edges of covers and dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. Scarce. 30.2 x 21.5. 0731633318
Discovery and exploration, settlement, sealing and whaling. Then cruising guide with 98 maps and plans.
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$60

73502
BRIGHAM, William T.
An INDEX to the ISLANDS OF THE PACIFIC OCEAN

Martinus Nijhoff / Bishop Museum. 'S-Gravenhage / Honolulu, H.I. 1900. 1st Ed. Memoirs B.P. Bishop Museum, Vol 1, No. 2. Over 170, (2) PP with tables (some with list of smaller islands) and 12 figures, plus 24 plates with sketch maps of archipelagoes. Soft covers with chips around the edges and fragile at spine, title and illustration on front cover. Title page with short repaired tear. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 31 x 24.5.
A handbook to the Chart on the walls of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and Natural History.
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$250

16951
BROCK, Rear Admiral P.W. & GREENHILL, Basil
STEAM AND SAIL: IN BRITAIN AND NORTH AMERICA

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1973. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 80 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.5 x 19.5. 0715359673
Eighty photographs, mainly from the National Maritime Museum, depicting British & North American naval, merchant & special purpose vessels of the period of transition from sail to steam.
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$10

73194
BROWN, Charles H.
NICHOLLS'S CONCISE GUIDE TO THE NAVIGATION EXAMINATIONS, for Mate, Master and Extra Master - Volume II

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1948. January 1949 reprint of the 8th edition of November 1939. XVIII, 463, (2 publications) PP with figures and tables, plus 14 plates (2 on full page, 12 folded, including 2 in colour) in text and 6 folded plates in pocket at rear of book. FEP: Mariner's Compass. Navy cloth cover with light shelf wear, title on front cover and spine. Front hinge a little loose, name of previous owner on FEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.5 x 18.5.
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$25

56073
BROXAM, G. & NICHOLSON, Ian
SHIPPING ARRIVALS & DEPARTURES - SYDNEY - Vol. III: 1841 TO 1844 AND GAZETTEER

Roebuck. Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed. Publication No. 34 by Roebuck Society . 324 PP, with 159 PP Index & 20 PP illust. & maps. Eps: Map of Australasia, New Zealand, East India Islands. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.2. 0909434352
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$35

73457
BULKELEY, John & BYRON, the Hon. John
THE LOSS OF THE WAGER - The Narratives of John Bulkeley and The Hon. John Byron

The Boydell Press. Woodbridge, Suffolk. 2004. Paperback reprint of the 1743 and 1785 editions. Introduiction and epilogue by Alan Guerney. XXVI, 240 PP. Fp: The wreck of the Wager. Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 21.5 x 13.8. 9781843830962
Shipwrecked in the Patagonia channels, Chile, in 1741. A voyage to the South Seas in the Years 1740-1, by John Bulkeley and John Cummins was first published in 1743. The Narrative of the Honourable John Byron was published in 1768.
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$25

73225
BURGESS, Commander C. R.
METEOROLOGY FOR SEAMEN

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1954. Revised edition of the 1950 original. XI, 252 PP with tables and figures, plus 4 folded analysis charts (figures 20.1, 20.2, 20.3, & 20.6). Cloth cover with light soiling, gilt title on front cover and spine. Head of spine slightly damaged. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
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$15

56105
BUSCH, Briton Cooper
CAPE VERDEANS IN THE AMERICAN WHALING INDUSTRY 1850-1900 (in The American Neptune)

Peabody Museum. Salem. 1985. Offprint of Volume XLV, No. 2, Spring 1985. 103 to 116 with 2 tables. Soft cover. Dedicatory note on cover page, and manuscript letter (loosely inserted) to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist), both dated and signed by the author. Fine. 27.5 x 21.5.
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$35

63440
BYRON, John
THE NARRATIVE OF THE HONOURABLE JOHN BYRON (Commodore in a late Expedition round the World), containing an Account of the Great Distresses suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, from the year 1740, till their arrival in England 1746. ...

S. Baker and G. Leigh, and T. Davies. London. 1768. 2nd edition. (IV), VIII, 257 PP. Engraved frontispiece "Loss of the Wager". Rebacked copy, quarter bound. Raised band on spine and corners of covers rubbed/worn. Light foxing, mostly around page edges. Remnants of old watermarks on 3 first leaves, o/wise a very good copy and rare in this condition. 21 x 13.5.
, ... With a Description of St. Jago de Chile, and Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also an account of the loss of the Wager Man of War, one of Admiral Anson's Squadron. Ingleton No.: 6932 & 12883.
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$200

71844
BYRON, Tom
SCUBA DIVERS GUIDE: WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS

Aqua Sports Publications. Sydney. c. 1988. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 24 x 20. 9780949490056
Central Queensland coast : from Ayr and Old Reef to Broad Sound and Mystery Cay.
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$45

68355
CALVERT, Hedley & GRAEME-EVANS, Alex
ALWAYS A COMPETITOR - Hedley Calvert Tasmanian Yachtsman, Orchardist and Raconteur

Tasbook. Hobart. 1997. Limited edition. Foreword by Mike Fletcher. V, 311 PP with b/w illustrations, ribbon page-marker. Endpapers: Colour photos of Huon Valley. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0646343947
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$50

72834
CAMERON, Ian
RED DUSTER, WHITE ENSIGN - The Story of the Malta Convoys

Bantam Book. New York. 1983. September 1983 paperback edition of the 1960 US original. XIV, 255, (3 publications) PP with tables and b/w illustrations: 2 maps, 1 plan, and 25 drawings (including 18 war planes and 6 of war ships). Pictorial soft covers. Front cover with a crease, ageing and foxing. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.5 x 10.6. 0553234919
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$5

42920
CAMPBELL, Tony
EARLY MAPS

Abbeville Press. New York. 1981. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 68 colour plates (4 double-page). Fp: Early plan of New York (New Amsterdam). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. Large format: 38.8 x 30.8. 0195543513
Earliest maps: Psalter world map with Jerusalem as centre of the world, to charts of the explorers.
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$40

73521
CARELESS, Ronald
BATTLESHIP NELSON - The story of HMS Nelson

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map and 2 line drawings, plus 86 pages with 20 b/w photos. Crest on half title page. Hard cover, dj (plastic protected). A little light foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.2. 0853687269
Built 1922-7. World War II: flagship of Force H in the Mediterranean... Landing in Normandy... End in 1948.
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$50

66742
CARR, Denis J. (editor)
SYDNEY PARKINSON, Artist of Cook's Endeavour Voyage

Canberra. 1983. British Museum (Natural History) in association with ANU Press. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 300 PP with VIII & 253 plates (130 in colour). Fp: Colour portrait of Sydney Parkinson. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt device of a kangaroo on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A near fine copy. 25 x 25. 0708111726
Wide range selection of drawings: plants, animals, people, scenery and boats made during the first voyage of Captain Cook until Parkinson's death in Javanese waters.
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$70

70016
CASSELLS, Vic
FOR THOSE IN PERIL ...

Sydney. 1995. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 99 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light bump on lower corner of book, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 15.2. 9780864177346
A comprehensive listing of the ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy who have paid the supreme sacrifice in the wars of the twentieth century.
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$25

73342
CHAPMAN, Brainerd
DREAM CRUISE - From the Fjords of Norway to the Caribbean Islands

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1980. 1st Ed. XVI, 174 PP with 1 map on double page, 2 maps, 2 plans of "Gabbiano" and 44 b/w photos. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 26 x 18. 0877421196
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$30

43612
CHAPUIS, Olivier
A LA MER COMME AU CIEL - Beautemps-Beaupré & la naissance de l'hydrographie moderne (1700-1850)

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 1999. 1st Ed., in Histoire Maritime series. 1062 PP with 31 colour and 111 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear and 2 creases on the spine. Outside edges a little soiled. Contents near fine. French text. Scarce. 24 x 16. 9782840501572
Beautemps-Beaupré, French hydrographer and the coming of modern hydrography. Chapter 1 of Part 2 (pages 323 to 388): the laboratory of the South Seas (Voyage with d'Entrecasteaux, to Tasmania, then to New Caledonia in search of La Pérouse).
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$125

72901
Chef der Hydrografie
HYDROGRAFISCHE KAART, voor Kust-en Binnenwateren, voor Beroeps-en Pleziervaart - 1801: Noordzeekust oostende tot Den HelderOosdterschelde, Veerse Meer en Grevelingenmeer

Dienst der Hydrografie van de Koninklijke Marine. -Gravenhage. 1987. 1987 edition. 12 PP with front cover with flap and 8 charts in colour. Inside front cover: index of small craft charts, details (Habour facilities, traffic signs...) with text in Dutch and English. Very good. Oblong: 37.5 x 62.
Charts for coast and inland waterways.
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$15

72902
Chef der Hydrografie
HYDROGRAFISCHE KAART, voor Kust-en Binnenwateren, voor Beroeps-en Pleziervaart - 1801: Noordzeekust oostende tot Den HelderOosdterschelde, Veerse Meer en Grevelingenmeer

Dienst der Hydrografie van de Koninklijke Marine. 's-Gravenhage. 1992. 1992 edition. 12 PP with front cover with flap and 8 charts in colour. Inside front cover: index of small craft charts, details (Habour facilities, traffic signs...) with text in Dutch and English. Very good. Oblong: 37.5 x 62.
Charts for coast and inland waterways.
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$15

72903
Chef der Hydrografie
HYDROGRAFISCHE KAART, voor Kust-en Binnenwateren, voor Beroeps-en Pleziervaart - 1803: Westerschelde Vlissingen to Antwerpen en Kanaal van Terneuzen naar Gent

Dienst der Hydrografie van de Koninklijke Marine. 's-Gravenhage. 1992. 1992 edition. 12 PP with front cover with flap and 8 charts in colour. Inside front cover: index of small craft charts, details (Habour facilities, traffic signs...) with text in Dutch and English. Very good. Oblong: 37.5 x 62.
Charts for coast and inland waterways.
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$15

72900
Chef der Hydrografie
HYDROGRAFISCHE KAART, voor Kust-en Binnenwateren, voor Beroeps-en Pleziervaart - 1805: Oosdterschelde, Veerse Meer en Grevelingenmeer

Dienst der Hydrografie van de Koninklijke Marine. 's-Gravenhage. 1987. 1987 edition. 12 PP with front cover with flap and 9 charts in colour. Inside front cover: index of small craft charts, details (Habour facilities, traffic signs...) with text in Dutch and English. Very good. Oblong: 37.5 x 62.
Charts for coast and inland waterways.
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$15

72899
Chef der Hydrografie
HYDROGRAFISCHE KAART, voor Kust-en Binnenwateren, voor Beroeps-en Pleziervaart - 1811: Waddenzee (westblad) en Aangrenzende Noordzeekust

Dienst der Hydrografie van de Koninklijke Marine. 's-Gravenhage. 1986. 1986 edition. 12 PP with front cover with flap and 9 charts in colour. Inside front cover: index of small craft charts, details (Habour facilities, traffic signs...) with text in Dutch and English. Very good. Oblong: 37.5 x 62.
Charts for coast and inland waterways.
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$15

72871
CLARK, Alan
THE FALL OF CRETE

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 2001. 1st paperback edition of the 1962 original. 211 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304353484
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$15

72812
CLODE, Danielle
IN SEARCH OF THE WOMAN WHO SAILED THE WORLD

Picador / Pan Macmillan Australia. Sydney. 2020. 1st Ed. (16), 335 PP with b/w illustrations (21 headpieces and 1 map on double page "The Voyage of Jeanne Barret"). Pictorial stiff covers. New. 23 x 15.2. 9781760784959
Jeanne Barret, first woman to circumnavigate the world.
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$35

33793
CLUTTERBUCK, R. J.
ONE MAN'S LIST OF NAUTICAL WORDS, with a few notes on seamanship and some reminiscences of the Royal Navy

Author. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. 108 PP with sketches by the author and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
From "Afterguard" a word helping to differentiate between yacht owner and the paid skipper and crew living forward, to "Yarn" and "Yawl".
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$30

71932
COLFELT, David
100 MAGIC MILES OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF: The Whitsunday Islands

Windward Publications. Berry, NSW. 2000. 6th edition of the 1985 original. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations: maps and plans, drawings and photos (including aerial views of Islands). Illustrated title spread, half title page and endpapers. Pictorial stiff cover with clear plastic protection. Fine. 28 x 21.2. 0958698910
First part: The Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef (resorts, camping, visiting, boating...). Second part: Anchorages of the Whitsundays with maps, plans...
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$25

73545
COLLINS, Larry & LAPIERRE Dominique
FREEDOM AT MIDNIGHT

Collins. London. 1975. 1st English edition. (10), 500 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Eps: 2 maps of India. Hard cover, title on spine, dust jacket with a few chips and/or closed tears. Spine of dust jacket sunned. Rubbed patch on last leaf of text on P. 491/492, with loss of a few words. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0002160552
How Britain gave away an Empire: the Partition between India and Pakistan (East & West).
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$15

73066
COMPTON, Nic
SAILBOATS - The World's Best Sailboats in 500 Great Photos

Salamander Books. London. 2003. 1st edition. 400 PP with 10 b/w illustrations and arouind 500 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. Oblong: 24.7 x 21. 9781840654875
Chapter 8: Work boats. Chapter 9 Tall Ships (windjammers);
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$25

38465
COOK, A. M.
MEN OF LINCOLN WHO SAILED WITH COOK (in Journal and Proceedings of the RAHS - Volume XXXV, Part II, 1949)

RAHS / Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1949. Vol. XXXV, Part II, 1949. 81 -144 PP. Contains article by A.M. Cook from P. 116 to 130 with 3 b/w photos. Soft cover. Browning of outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.
Read before the Society on April 26, 1949.
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$10

73122
CORNELL, Jimmy
WORLD CRUISING ESSENTIALS: the Boats, Gear, and Practices that Work Best at Sea

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 2002. XIV, 242 PP with 2 maps, 20 tables and 50 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 19. 97800714142580877423318
Guide to around 400 cruising routes with information on winds, currents, regional & seasonal weather.
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$35

63175
COTTER, Charles H.
THE ELEMENTS OF NAVIGATION AND NAUTICAL ASTRONOMY - A text-book for cadets

Keelung, Taiwan. 1981. Maritime Books, Tapes & Gifts Co. 1st Taiwanese edition of the 1977 original by Brown, Son & Ferguson Ltd. XVII, 437 PP with tables and figures. Errata on front endpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on endpapers. Four pages with underlining of text (2 to 3 lines) and 1 pencil annotation, o/wise near fine. Scarce, even in this edition. 26.5 x 19.5.
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$30

67068
COUPE, Sheena
THE HOME FRONT FAMILY ALBUM - Remembering Australia 1939-1945

Weldon Publishing. Sydney. 1991. 1st edition with an introduction by Nancy Keesing. 208 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 232.5. 1863021159
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$15

17172
CREIGHTON, Rear-Admiral Sir Kenelm
CONVOY COMMODORE

William Kimber. London. 1956. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral of the Fleet, The Viscount Cunningham of Hyndhope. 205, (3 adv.) PP, plus 6 pages with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Rear-Admiral Sir Kenelm Creighton. Eps: Maps of the approaches to Newfoundland and to the British isles. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, nice dust jacket. A little light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.
Five years after his retirement, called back by the Admiralty for service as Commodore of ocean convoys.
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$45

62150
CROOKE, Ray
AN EPISTLE FROM OBEREA with decorations by Ray Crooke

The Rams Skull Press. Ferntree Gully, Victoria. 1955. Edition limited to 250 numbered copies. 5th edition based on 4th edition of 1774 "An Epistle from Oberea, Queen of Otaheite, to Joseph Banks, Esquire". 21 PP, (1 colophon), with 7 decorations by Ray Crooke. Cloth cover, tapa design. Copy No. 28/250, hand numbered and signed by Ray Crooke, on the colophon "Here ends the Epistle". Fine. 29 x 20.5.
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$450

47038
D'ALPUGET, Lou
SUCCESSFUL SAILING, From Beginner to Expert in Forty Classic Lessons

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. C. (Bob) Miller. 80 PP with 34 b/w photos and 40 figures by Jack Earl. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.
The boat, the sails, the wind... Major knots. Glossary.
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$20

46989
DALRYMPLE, Alexander
A HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF THE SEVERAL VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN (Two volumes bound in One)

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Reprint of the 1770 & 1771 editions. No. 11 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series (Volume 1/2). Volume I: (2), XXX, (II), 24, 24, 204, (3 errata) PP, plus 1 plate (natural history) and 3 folded charts. Volume II: (IV), 124, 20, (8 vocabulary of languages), (12 Chronological table of discoveries), (40 index) PP, plus 1 folded chart, and 11 plates (4 folded). Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette, front cover & spine, glassine protection (with chips/tear). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. Scarce. 26 x 21.
Volume 1: Spanish voyages of Magalhanes, Alvaro Mendana de Neyra, Pedro Fernandez de Quiros. Volume 2: Dutch voyages of Lemaire and Schouten, Abel Tasman, Jacob Roggewein.
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$200

71979
DANDY & BEANO
FIFTY GOLDEN YEARS: The DANDY and The BEANO

D.C. Thomson & Co. Ltd. London. 1991. Reprint of the 1987 edition. No pagination, 136 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Hard covers with a few light marks, title on front board. Near fine. 30 x 20.5. 085116384X
The Dandy Comix: first published 4th December 1937. The Beano Comic: First published 30 July 1938.
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$40

45923
DANIELSSON, Bengt
WHAT HAPPENED ON THE BOUNTY

Readers Union / George Allen & Unwin. London. 1963. 2nd edition of the first English edition of 1962, translated from the Swedish original by Alan Tapsell. 224 PP with 1 portrait of Captain William Bligh, 1 plan of the Bounty and 2 maps. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth covers, device on front cover, dj. Covers lightly soiled. Contents near fine. 21 x 13.
Another account of the famous mutiny shedding a different light on Bligh, revealing him to be a seaman of genius but lacking the perception and patience which could have avoided the mutiny.
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$10

62144
DAVIES, Ken
SOLENT PASSAGES AND THEIR STEAMERS

Isle of Wight County Press. Newport, IOW. 1982. 1st Ed. 179 PP with 1 map, diagrams and tables, plus 40 pages with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Varos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.7 x 14
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$15

69454
DAVIS, J.K.
HIGH LATITUDE

Melbourne. 1962. M.U.P. 1st Ed. XVI, 292 PP with 6 maps, plus 12 pages with 25 bw photos. Fp: John King Davis. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few chips and rubs around edges and is protected in a plastic sleeve. Previous owner's nautical stamp (Capt. Burgess) on inside front cover and FFEP and stamp of the tall ship Julie Burgess on the title page. Contents near fine. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.
The experiences of the author: beginnings on windjammers, then on to Antarctic expeditions: 1907-1909 on the Nimrod, 1911-14 on the Aurora and 1929-30 on the Discovery.
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$60

49239
DAY, David
SMUGGLERS AND SAILORS, The Customs History of Australia 1788-1901

Canberra. 1992. AGPS / Australian Customs Service. 1st Ed. XXXVI, 528 PP with 9 maps or plans & 107 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 49 colour illustrations. FEP: Queensland border Customs patrol on the Barwon River at Mungindi. REP: Passing the Customs at Wodonga, 1881. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed, o/wise near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0644247517
Story of European civilization carved onto the Australian continent as observed through the eyes of Customs officers.
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$25

63114
DAY, Thomas Fleming (editor)
THE RUDDER - 1897 - Volume VIII, January to December, 1897

The Rudder Publishing Company. New York. 1897. 1st edition. (4), 362 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (burgees, maps, drawings, plans, photos), plus 18 b/w photos/plates. Blue cloth cover, gilt device and title on front board and spine, top edge gilt. Book slightly bowed but binding tight. Blue cloth cover soiled and marked, mostly at back with some wear around edges and corners. Small stamp of previous owner on both endpapers and at top of title page. Printed on superior gloss paper with only occasional light foxing. Title page with repaired tear. Lower corner of 20 first leaves with creases (dog-eared). Pages 125 to 150 with old water marks on upper part of front margin. Internally very clean. Rare. 29.4 x 22.5.
A mine of information with articles and designs for cruising schooners, knockabouts, catboats, yawls, sketches, verses...
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$100

56076
DE BRUNI D'ENTRECASTEAUX, A.-R.-J. and DUPERREY, Louis-Isidore
EXTRACTS FROM NEW ZEALAND JOURNALS WRITTEN ON SHIPS UNDER THE COMMAND OF D'ENTRECASTEAUX AND DUPERREY - 1793 AND 1824

Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust & Indosuez New Zealand Limited. Wellington. 1986. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Nos. 3 and 4 in the Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life series. Transcription and translation by Isabel Ollivier. Preface by L. A. Cameron. Foreword by Anne Salmond. 220 PP with 9 charts and coastal views, and 30 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on black label on front cover and spine. French and English text. Fine. Oblong: 26 x 30.5. 0908702051
Extracts from the Journals of the ships Recherche and Espérance in 1793, and Coquille in 1824.
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$50

22608
de CHABRILLAN, Céleste
THE FRENCH CONSUL'S WIFE - Memoirs of Céleste de Chabrillan in Gold-rush Australia

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1998. 1st limited (1000) edition, No. 18 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. Translated with introduction and notes by Patricia Clancy and Jeanne Allen, from the 1877 French original 'Un Deuil au bout du monde'. XI, 304 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.6 x 16. 0522847757
A former prostitute and courtesan from Paris married to the first French Consul sent to Melbourne, lived in Victoria between 1854 and 1856 giving an account of life in this state.
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$20

73565
DE LA PEROUSE, Jean F.G.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1785, 1786, 1787 AND 1788 BY THE BOUSSOLE AND ASTROLABE (Volume I, Volume II and ATLAS)

N. Israel / Da Capo. Amsterdam / New York. 1968. Reprint of 1799 English edition. Translated from the French original published by order of the National Assembly and L. A. Milet-Mureau. Volumes Nos. 27, 28 & 29 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume I: (2), VIII, LVI, 539 PP. Volume II: (2), VIII, 532 PP (14 Index), (2 errata). Atlas: (6), 69 plates (views, plans, charts, engravings). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue label on front board and spine of each volume. Labels on front board rubbed in parts, and on spine with gilt lettering sunned. Very light foxing. A near fine set. Vol. I & II: 26 x 20. Atlas: 40 x 27.
Voyage of exploration towards "What Captain Cook had not discovered". Calls: Easter Island, California, Alaska, Macau.. Botany Bay.
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$300

73476
DE MARIGNY, Alfred & HERSKOWITZ, Mickey
A CONSPIRACY OF CROWNS

Bantam Press. London. 1990. 1st Ed. X, (2), 308 PP, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, git title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 9780593015360
The true story of the Duke of Windsor and the murder of Sir Harry Oakes.
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$25

39472
DELEGATE GENERAL FOR ARMAMENT
THE FRENCH TECHNOLOGICAL SHIELD

DGA. Paris. 1991. 1st Ed., June 1991. 12 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers with light foxing. Very good. 29.8 x 21.
DGA is responsible for all French arms programmes and contributes to the policy of overall deterrence.
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$15

72875
DICKENS, Captain Peter
NIGHT ACTION - MTB Flotilla at War

Seaforth Publishing. Barnsley, UK. 2008. 1st Seaforth paperback edition of the 1974 original. Introduction by Captain Trevor Robotham. XIII, 242 PP with 1 map on double page and 25 maps of operations, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 19.8 x 11.7. 9781848320123
Account of a young naval officer in charge of the 21st Flotilla of motor torpedo-boats.
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$20

16633
DIXON, Conrad
SHIPS OF THE VICTORIAN NAVY

Ashford Press. Southampton. 1987. 1st Ed. VIII, 112 PP with 48 colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25.8 x 19.5. 1852530243
48 paintings of warships of the Victorian era, from HMS Active to HMS Wild Swan, accompanied by technical information and details on their careers.
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$10

51508
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XVI - Nos.1-4

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1950, 1951. Volume XVI, No. 1 (Autumn 1950) to No. 4 (Summer 1951). No. 1: 78 PP with 46 b/w and duotone photos. No. 2: 74 PP with 46 b/w and duotone photos. No. 3: 74 PP with 45 b/w and duotone photos. No. 4: 74 PP with 39 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
No.1: Round the world in sail in the Winterhude, by Michael Norris. Full Aback in the Elingshire by Catain Waddell. Ice Hazard in Chefoo II, by Captain Archer-Wayth. No. 2: The Leicester Castle Affair, by Captain R. Barry O'Brien. Alaska: Polar Star of the Stars and Stripes, by Charles W. Stokes. No. 3: Tragedy on the high seas: barque Hinschenlefde to Australia, by J. Lyster. No. 4: Sailortowns of yesterday...
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$30

72837
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XVII, No. 1

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1951. Volume XVII, No. 1 (Autumn 1951). 74 PP with 54 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover has a rubbed patch on front. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
No.1: Bound for the East in "Tippoo Sahib", by Harry Hine. Hunting Sea Elephants in the Auckland Islands in 1889.
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$10

72990
DUGAN, Des, BUTCHER, Philip (editors)
CORAL SEA "50" COMMEMORATION, 1942-1992 - Official Souvenir Publication

Rutland Cowling-Smith Associates / Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed, with Messages from Paul Keating, Prime Minister of Australia and George Bush, President of the United States of America. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 29.7 x 21. 9858848319
Official Souvenir Publication, including the Natonal program of events. The Australian American Alliance: The War in the Pacific, The Battle of the Coral Sea, The Battle of Midway... Qantas Flies to War ...
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$20

73432
DUNN, Richard
NAVIGATIONAL INSTRUMENTS

Royal Museums Greenwich / Shire Publications. London. 2016. 1st Ed. No. 820 in the Shire Library series. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780747815068
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$25

72771
DUYKER, Edward & TINGBRAND, P. (editors)
DANIEL SOLANDER, Collected Correspondence 1753-1782

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies, No. 2 in the Miegunyah Press series. Foreword by Alan Frost. XVIII, (2), 466, (2) PP with 3 maps, plus 36 pages with 39 illustrations (12 colour and 27 b/w). Half-title page: Dr. Solander engraving & his signature. Hard cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. Foxing spots on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 052284636X
The Swedish naturalist who accompanied Joseph Banks on the first voyage of James Cook on the Endeavour (letters 90 to 106). Contains 188 letters from or to Solander in their original language with their English translation. (Letter 115 and others - Voyage of "Omai").
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$45

20018
DYSON, George B.
BAIDARKA, THE KAYAK

Alaska Northwest Books. Seattle. 1997. 5th printing of the 1986 original. Foreword by Kenneth Brower. XII, (2), 216, (2 blank) PP with b/w & colour illustrations (sketches, photos & paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page and rear endpaper. Very good. Oblong: 21.2 x 27. 9780882403151
History, evolution and rediscovery of the Aleut kayak, starting with the arrival of the Russians to Alaska and their discovery of the Aleut's hunting skills with kayaks.
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$25

73581
ECCLES, Alfred & REED, A. H.
JOHN JONES OF OTAGO: Whaler - Coloniser - Shipowner - Merchant

A. H. & A. W. Reed. Wellington. 1949. 1st Ed. Foreword by Wm. Downie Stewart. 111 PP with 1 b/w photo, plus 10 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Cloth covers, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.
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$50

73427
ELBOROUGH, Travis
ATLAS OF FORGOTTEN PLACES - Journey to Abandoned Destinations from around the World

White Lion Publishing. London. 2021. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 b/w illustrations (1 engraving, 3 photos) and colour illustrations: maps, sketch maps and plans, by Martin Brown and photos. Decorative hard covers. Fine. 26.5 x 19. 9780711263307
Vacant properties: orphanages, lighthouses, mining towns ... dilapidated destinations: hotels, palaces, theme parks ... obsolete institutions: submarine bases, seaside sanatorium, Alcatraz prison....
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$50

38442
ELLIS, William
POLYNESIAN RESEARCHES - Hawaii

Charles E. Tuttle. Rutland, Vermont. 1974. 2nd printing of the 1969 edition. New Edition, Enlarged and Improved with a foreword by Edouard R. L. Doty. XIV, 471 PP with b/w illustrations. Half title page: Swimming in the Surf. Fp: Volcano of Kirauea. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Lacks the chart of the Sandwich Isles, o/wise near fine. Small format: 15.4 x 10.7. 0804804761
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$20

73449
ESTIVAL, Dominique, FARRIS, Candace & MOLESWORTH, Brett
AVIATION ENGLISH - A Lingua Franca for Pilots and Air Traffic Controllers

Routledge / Taylor & Francis. Abingdon, Oxon. 2016. 1st Ed. XVIII, 197, (9) PP with 5 tables, 9 figures, and 12 tables. Laminated boards, illustrated front. Fine. 24 x 16.5.. 9781138022386
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$125

51047
FABRE, David
SEAFARING IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Periplus. London. 2004/2005. 1st English edition, translated from the French by Andrew Brown. XXII, (2), 278 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine/as new condition. 32.7 x 26.5. 9781902699332
Part I: Egypt and the sea. Part II: The professionals of Maritime Voyaging.
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$60

57705
FARRINGTON, Karen
VICTORY IN THE PACIFIC - The Fight for the Pacific Islands 1942-1945

Selectabook Ltd. London. 2005. 1st edition. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (10 maps & plans, and 90 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 9781841933351
60th Anniversary Special Edition.
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$20

73106
FIELD, Nicola and WALKER, Chris
WALSH BAY, Harbourside Renaissance

Hardie Grant Publishing / Walsh Bay Publishing. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Bob Carr, Premier of New South Wales. (6), 126 PP with b/w and colour illustrations and Feature Photography by Tim Georgeson. A 2 pages of "Awards" won as at March 2004 loosely inserted. Hard cover, title in blind on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 30.
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$40

49271
FINNIS, Bill
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK, Seaman and Scientist

Chaucer Press. London. 2003. 1st Ed. 252 PP with b/w and colour illustrations on superior glossy paper. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 27.6 x 20.8. 190444914X
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$30

73423
FISHER, Stuart
CANALS OF BRITAIN - A Comprehensive Guide

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by Chris Coburn. 304 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including 60 location map insets). Inside front cover: index map (in colour) of "Canals of Britain". Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781408105177
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$45

54031
FITZHARDINGE, Verity
RUSSIAN NAVAL VISITORS TO AUSTRALIA, 1862-1888 (in Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society - Vol.52, Part 2)

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1966. June 1966. 81-168 PP. Article between pages 129 and 158. Soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.8.
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$15

73503
FITZPATRICK, Gary L.
THE EARLY MAPPING OF HAWAI'I - Volume I / Palapala'aina

Editions Limited. Honolulu. 1986. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 90 b/w or colour illustrations: 9 portaits, coastal views, views, maps and charts). Title spread: Hawai'i, by Harrison, 1784. Cloth cover, title on front and spine. Small stain on top outsise edge. Dust jacket is a little sunned and has a few chips, repaired closed tears and is in a protective sleeve. Still a near fine copy. Large format: 36 x 26. 0915013053
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$120

71904
FLEMING, Fergus
BARROW'S BOYS

Granta Books. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1998 original. XX, 489 PP with 4 maps and 34 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19.5 x 12.7. 9781862072862
John Barrow, elder statesman of exploration: Arctic and the North West Passage, Africa and search for Timbuctoo, Niger ... Antarctica.
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$15

64141
FLEW, Janine (editor)
SIGNALS, Quarterly - No. 106

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2014. No. 106, March - May 2014. Foreword (Bearings), by Kevin Sumption. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 30 x 23.
Olympic Gold 2012: 470 Class ..., by Daina Fletcher. Return to the Reef: the Far North Queensland wreck project 2013, by Kieran Hosty. In the beginning: looking back at a busy bicentennial year, by Bruce Stannard. Queenscliffe Maritime Museum, by Greg Wane.
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$10

68348
FORNASIERO, Jean, MONTEATH, Peter & WEST-SOOBY, John
ENCOUNTERING TERRA AUSTRALIS: The Australian Voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2004. 1st Ed. XII, 412 PP with 2 head pieces and 130 b/w illustrations (maps and plans, charts and coastal views, drawings and engravings), plus 16 pages with 2 b/w and 35 colour illustrations. Title page: Portrait of Ouriaga (Bruny Island). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 23.8 x 17.5. 9781862546257
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$50

73084
FORSTER, Harley, W. (editor)
THE DILLINGHAM CONVICT LETTERS

Cypress Books & Victorian Historical Association. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. in the "Cypress Historical Backgrounds No. 4". 27 PP . Stiff covers, title on front cover. Near fine. 21.2 x 13.7
Richard Dillingham was transported to Van Diemen's Land on board the Catherine Stewart Forbes. Assigned to David Lamb of Sandy Bay. ...
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$15

57507
FRAME, Tom
HMAS SYDNEY, Loss and Controversy

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. XVI, 300 PP with 14 figures, plus 24 pages with 38 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0340584688
Mysterious & controversial action between HMAS Sydney & the German auxiliary raider HSK Kormoran on 19th November, 1941.
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$30

15094
FRANK, Wolfgang
ENEMY SUBMARINE. The Story of Günther Prien Captain of U-47

William Kimber. London. 1954. 1st English edition. 200, (8 adv.) PP with 1 map, plus 10 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Prien with members of the Luftwaffe. Cloth cover, gilt title on sunned spine. Very good price-clipped dust jacket Light foxing, mostly on outside page edges. Contents near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.
The exploits of the U-Boat Captain who penetrated Scapa Flow, sinking on the night of 13th/14th October 1939, the Battleship "Royal Oak". Account written from Prien's diaries and from sailing with him in action.
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$40

73377
FRATER, Alexander
THE BALLOON FACTORY - The Story of the Men Who Built Britain's First Flying Machines

Picador / Pan Macmillan Ltd. London. 2008. 1st Ed. (10), 243 PP with 42 b/w photos. Eps: The Hornithopter by Thomas Walker. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing on outside page edges and margins, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 16. 9780330433105
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$20

36705
FRITH, Henry
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION - A brief record of Maritime Discovery from the earliest times to the 18th Century

Ward, Lock and Co. London. c. 1900. 1st Ed.? VIII, 312 PP with head pieces, tail pieces and text illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Columbus on his first voyage. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing with spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note dated 1901 on FFEP, otherwise very good. 19.5 x 13.
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$15

40632
FULLERTON, Laurie, LOGAN, Leanne & COLE, Geert
NEW CALEDONIA - A Travel Survival Kit

Lonely Planet. Melbourne. 1994. 2nd edition of the 1990 original. 282, (6 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches), plus 12 pages with 39 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.5 X 12.8. 0864422016
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$20

73416
GANDY, Captain Dick
THE AUSTRALIAN BOATING MANUAL (Fourth Edition)

Ocean Publications. Sydney. 2011. Reprint of the 4th revised and expanded edition of 2009. 968 PP with hundreds of b/w or colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 20.5. 9780958097116
A massive work covering every aspect of boating in Australia: Regulations, Buoyage Systems, Navigation, Safety equipment, Engines, Bilges, Pumps, Rudders & Steering Systems ... a boat owner's bible.
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$60

72846
GANNON, Michael
BLACK MAY - The Epic Story of the Allie's Defeat of the German U-Boats in May 1943

Dell Publishing / Random House. New York. 1999. 1st Paperback edition of the 1998 original. XXXI, 541 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Name and stamp of previous owner on prelim, o/wise near fine. 17.5 x 10.5. 9780440235644
The epic story of the Allies defeat of the German U-Boats in May 1943.
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$15

43415
GARDINER, Robert & FRIEDMAN, Dr. Norman (editors)
NAVIES IN THE NUCLEAR AGE - Warships since 1945

London. 1993. Conway. 1st edition limited to 2000 numbered copies ( No. 1844), in the "Conway's History of the Ship" series. 224 PP with tables, plans and b/w photos. Fp: The American cruiser Yorktown, firing a standard MR-SM2 surface-to-air missile. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.2. 0851776264
Warship design, development and technology (weapons systems, naval radars, naval electronic warfare, propulsion).
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$50

72746
GARDINER, Robert & PRESTON, Antony (editors)
CAMERA AT SEA 1939-45

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis, Maryland. 1978. 1st US edition. 192 PP with 24 colour and 250 b/w photos. Title spread: Illustrious, a C class AA cruiser and Valiant steam at about 20 knots. FEP: A view of the American destroyer Butler. REP: Albacores on the flight deck of HMS Indomitable, March 1943. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tears. Foxing spots on outside edges and a few pages. US Naval Institute bookplate on verso of half-title page together with stamp of previous owner. Contents near fine. 31.5 x 22. 0870218239
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$20

72885
GASAWAY, E. B.
GREY WOLF, GREY SEA

Ballantine Books / Random House. New York. 1983. March 1983 printing of the 1970 original. (8), 245, (3) PP. Pictorial stiff covers. Outside edges tinted. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.5 x 10.5. 034530859X
U-Boat narrative based on official records and recollections of those who served on U-124, and survived.
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$10

73456
GIBLIN, L. F., Lewis, A.N. & LORD, Clive
HANDBOOK TO TASMANIA - 1928

John Vail, Government Printer. Hobart. 1927. January 1928 edition. (6), 138 PP, plus 20 pages with b/w illustrations (1 map and 17 photographic plates) and 1 large folded "Geological Map of Tasmania" in colour, at back of book. Fp: Hobart, from Bellerive. Soft covers with wear around edges, title on front cover and spine. Front cover with the lower corner worn and a rubbed patch (not affecting the text). Some pages dog-eared at bottom and 7 neat stamps of the Royal Society of Tasmania. Very good. 21.5 x 14.
Handbook prepared for the Members of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science on the occasion of its Meeting in Hobart, January 1928.
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$30

73109
GIBSON, Gregory
DEMON OF THE WATERS. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe

Hodder Headline. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. (10), 308 PP with 37 head pieces (silhouettes by Erik Ronnberg) and 3 drawings on double page by Gary Tonkin, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Fp: Mutiny. Pictorial stiff covers. Creases on covers and spine and light foxing, o/wise very good. 19.8 x 13.5. 0733615252
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$10

72552
GILL, G. Hermon
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY, 1942-1945 - Volume II

Australia War Memorial. Canberra. 1968. 1st edition, in Australia in the War of 1939-1945, series two: Navy, Volume II. XVIII, 752 PP with 44 maps and sketches, plus 44 pages with 84 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a light shelf wear and is in a clear protective sleeve. A few light foxing spots on outside page edges, otherwise a fine copy.23.5 x 13.2
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$50

17627
GILLMER, Thomas
A HISTORY OF WORKING WATERCRAFT OF THE WESTERN WORLD

International Marine. Camden, Maine, USA. 1994. 2nd edition of the 1974 original Working Watercraft. XII, 276 PP with 302 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 19.2. 007023616X
Their origins - Northern European watercraft - Traditional working boats of the British Islands - Mediterranean boats: lineage and style - The Iberian influence - The North American maritime heritage.
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$20

41227
GIORGETTI, Franco
SAILS & SAILING - A Selection of Great Nautical Photographs from Mystic Seaport's Rosenfeld Collection

Mystic Seaport. Mystic. 1999. 1st US edition, translated from the Italian original by David Steven Talbot. VIII, 178 PP with 79 b/w plates (4 of them folded) and 79 b/w photos for notes on plates. Title spread: Tender Vara and J-class Ranger of the Vanderbilt family. Hard cover, glt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 34 x 24.2. 0913372889
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$30

73544
GOLDEN, Graeme A.
THE EARLY EUROPEANS SETTLERS OF THE SOLOMON ISLANDS

Graeme A. Golden. Melbourne. 1993. 1st Ed. (4), VIII, 466 PP with b/w illustrations (12 maps, documents, drawings, paintings, photos). Hard covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. Endpapers with some offsetting and faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy of a scarce item. 29.8 x 21. 0646119125
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$300

34082
GOLOVKO, Admiral Arseni G.
WITH THE RED FLEET - The War Memoirs of the Late Admiral Arseni G. Golovko

Putnam. London. 1965. 1st English edition, translated from the 1960 Russian original Vmeste s Flotom by Peter Broomfield. Edited and introduced by Sir Aubrey Mansberg. 248 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Fp: The author at Northern Fleet Head Quarter. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a rubed patch on top front corner, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$15

73597
GOODY, R. M.
ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION - Volume I: Theoretical Basis

Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1964. 1st edition, in the Oxford Monographs on Meteorology. XI, 436 PP with tables and 125 figures, plus 4 plates with 6 b/w photos. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dust jacket with a few small chips. Ex-libris label of previous owner. Light foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16.
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$30

73583
GORDON PUGH, P. D.
NELSON AND HIS SURGEONS / Nelson Chirurgiique

E. & S. Livingstone Ltd. Edinburgh. 1968. 1st hard cover edition. Foreword by H. Jackson Burrows. (86), 68 PP with 47 plates (3 colour and 44 b/w), printed on superior gloss paper. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little soiled, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.3 x 19. 2. 0443006067
Monograph based on an Exhibition held at the Royal Naval Hospital, Haslar, on 15 April 1967.
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$30

36592
GORSKY, Bernard
MOANA RETURNS

London. 1959. Elek Books. 1st English edition of the 1957 original Expedition Moana. 264 PP with 1 map, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Short note on front endpaper, small pieces missing at top and bottom of spine of the dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 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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$15

38733
GORSKY, Bernard
MOANA (Vastness of the Waters)

Elek Books. London. 1956. 1st English edition of the 1955 French original. 239 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 3 colour photos and 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Eps: Maps with top outside edges of covers speckled. insets between Saint Malo and Papeete. Cloth cover, dust jacket with chips and a few small pieces missing and now in a protective sleeve. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Outbound voyage, from Saint Malo to Tahiti, via the Canaries Islands, the West Indies, Panama Canal, Galapagos, and the Marquesas, in the forty-foot cutter Moana.
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$15

73204
GRANT, G. A. A. & KLINKERT, J.
THE SHIP'S COMPASS Including General Magnetism; Theory, Practice and Calculations relating to Magnetic and Gyro Compasses

Routledge & Kegan. London. 1981. Reprint of the revised 2nd edition of 1970 (original of 1952). XII, 603 PP with 269 figures (drawings, sketches, photos), plus 6 b/w plates (figures 47, 48; 49, 64 & 65)in text. Fp: Magnetic Compass. Cloth cover, gilt device on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0710065221
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$60

73418
GREEN, Colin
SEVERN TRADERS - The West Country Trows and Trowmen

Black Dwarf Publications. Lydney, Glos. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Edward Paget-Tomlinson. 180 PP with b/w illustrations (4 maps, drawings, sketches, plans, paintings & photos), and 6 pages with colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Quay at Gloucester with trows, by Edward John Niemann. Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine. dj. Fine/as new. 28.2 x 22.. 0953302822
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$60

15814
GREENFELL-PRICE, A.
FRENCH EXPLORATION IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA 1802-1803, A Review

R.G.S.A. Adelaide. 1952. Extract from Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, Vol. 53. 4 PP (P.47 to 51) with 1 map, plus 1 plate with 2 b/w illust. Soft cover. Very good. 21 x 14.
Review of the book French Exploration in South Australia, 1802-1803, published privately by H.M. Cooper.
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$20

39611
GREGORY, Alexis
THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL - 1880-1939

Cassell. London. 1998. Reprint of the 1991 English edition of the 1990 French original. 220 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Corners of front cover with very small creases, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 9780304351534
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$30

73017
GREY, Lyn
BASS STRAIT ADVENTURES

Lyn Grey / Printing Department, University of Tasmania. Hobart. c. 1993. 1st Ed. (2), 26, (1) PP with 16 b/w photos, plus 1 map on double page at centrefold. Card cover, illustrated front. Few foxing spots at top of front cover. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5.
Through the Furneaux group, on the Whiskas, a 13 ft Hawk Catamaran.
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$15

59759
GUEROULT DU PAS, P. J.
RECUËIL DE VEÜES DE TOUS LES DIFFERENS BASTIMENS DE LA MER MEDITERRANEE ET DE L'OCEAN AVEC LEURS NOMS ET USAGES

A.N.C.R.E. Nice. 2004. Facsimile reprint of the 1710 original. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies, this copy No. 180. (4), 8, (1) PP, plus 76 plates with 2 head pieces and 74 b/w illustrations by Gueroult du Pas. Marbled endpapers. Leather bound, gilt decoration on boards and gilt title on spine. French text. Fine. 24.7 x 18.3. 2903179379
Vessels of the Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea. 45 vessels from the Atlantic Ocean presented to Monsieur de Vanolles. 29 vessels of the Mediterranean Sea presented to Monsieur Girardin de Vauvré.
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$200

31527
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard & SMITH, Jay. D.
THE COMMODORES - The Drama of a Navy under Sail

Peter Davies. London. 1970. 1st UK Ed. X, 340 PP, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w illust. Eps: Maps. Cloth cover. Top corner of free front endpaper clipped. Very good. 24 x 16. 0432063706
Chronicles the economic & political currents in the young nation, as well as the story of the men who commanded and fought during the U.S. Navy's early years.
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$5

32030
HALL, D. O. W.
COASTWATCHERS

War History Branch / Department of Internal Affairs. Wellington. 1941. 1st Ed., in the "New Zealand in the Second World War Official History" series. 33 PP with 3 maps and 30 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed, front cover with a rubbed patch and repaired hinge. Occasional foxing. Very good. Scarce. 26.6 x 21.2.
Coastwatching in the Solomon Islands and other Pacific outposts. Expedition to the sub-Antarctic Islands of Campbell and Auckland.
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$40

72876
HALL, Timothy
TOBRUK 1941 - The Desert Siege

Methuen Australia. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 2 maps and 41 b/w photos. Hard cover. Ex library copy with dust jacket pasted down on boards (laminated), library stamps on half title page, verso of title page and rear endpaper. Pages 28 & 29 with some underlining of around 6 lines and short notes. Copy lacking the free fly of the front endpaper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Good reading / working copy. 21.6 x 14.2. 0454006675
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$15

55084
HANNING, Hugh (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF THE ROYAL UNITED SERVICE INSTITUTION - Vol. CXIII, No. 651

Royal United Service Institution. London. 1968. August 1968. (10), 189 -278 PP with 1 graph and 4 b/w photos. Fp: Professor Arthur Marder. Soft covers. Very good. 26.5 x 20.5.
Lectures (4) on the Navy and Defence. Sea Power and Modern Strategy, by Professor L. W. Martin. The Royal Navy in the next decade, by Rear-Admiral T. T. Lewin. The greatest single factor: The Officer and the Rating, by Rear-Admiral G.C. Crowley. ... The Soviets against the Germans at sea: 1941-45, by Donald W. Mitchell. The High Seas Fleet 1917-18, by David Woodward...
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$15

72454
HARRIS, John
THE SEA SHALL NOT HAVE THEM

Readers Book Club. Melbourne. 1956. Reprint of the original published by Hurst & Blackett. 288 PP, plus 20 pages with 28 b/w photos (taken from the film of the book). Cloth cover with light wear, chipped dust jacket in a protective mylar sleeve. Neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP. Contents near fine. 18.8 x 12.8.
With the Air-Sea Rescue High-Speed Launch Flotillas, in 1944.
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$10

73308
HASWELL MILLER, A. E. & DAWNAY, N. P.
MILITARY DRAWINGS AND PAINTINGS IN THE COLLECTION OF HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN - Volume One: Plates

Phaidon Press. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 223 PP with 187 plates with 478 illustrations (22 in colour tipped in and 4550 in b/w. Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, top edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a few repaired chips or closed tears. Errata slip tipped in on page 21. Contents near fine. 30 x 23.
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$40

69970
HAWS, Duncan
TRIUMPH OF A GREAT TRADITION 1840-1990 - Official Souvenir History of the Cunard Line

Cunard Line. London. 1990. Limited edition with a foreword by Eric Parker, Chairman. 80 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers with a few light creases, top of spine is repaired, o/wise a near fine copy. 29.7 x 21.
Official history of the Cunard Line published for their 150th anniversary.
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$20

73137
HAY, Peter & MALES, Nathan
RECHERCHE BAY / ESPERANCE CAMP (in 40° South Tasmania)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2006. Issue No. 41, Winter / June 2006, edited by Warren Boyles and Lyn Wilson. 80 PP. Contains 2 articles pages 57 to 65 with 3 b/w illustrations (prints) and 14 colour illustrations (1 print and 13 photos), and a 2 pages advertisement "Recherche Bay needs your help". Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 27.4 x 21.
Securing our heritage with TLC (Tasmanian Land Conservancy): Esperance Camp / Recherche Bay. Sequel to the Bruny d'Entrecasteaux expeditions of 1792 and 1793.
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$10

71952
HAYES, Cliff
A GUIDE TO MERSEY FERRIES

Mersey Ferries. Wallasey, Merseyside. c.1994. 1st Ed. Foreword by Roy Swainson. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (mint condition). 21 x 15. 0952657309
An informal look at the 800-Year heritage and the future of this historic service.
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$10

69743
HAYWARD, R. A.
THE STORY AND SCANDAL OF HMS MEGAERA

Moorland Publishing Co. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 54 b/w illustrations. Title spread: HMS Megaera anchored off St. Paul Bar. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with sellotape marks on covers, stamps on half title page and verso of title page, and renewed endpapers. A good reading / working copy. 24 x 19. 0903485303
One of the Royal Navy's first iron-hulled warships (built 1849), the Megaera, in an unseaworthy state, was forced to beach on St. Paul Island in the Indian Ocean whilst en route round the Cape to Australia in 1871. The story of the ship, her last voyage and the survival and rescue of the crew and troops.
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$10

52918
HENDERSON, Graeme
UNFINISHED VOYAGES - Western Australian Shipwrecks, 1622-1850

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 2007. 2nd edition of the 1980 original. XII, 340 PP with 4 location maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 25.2. 0920694883
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$75

68008
HENDERSON, Graeme & Kandy-Jane
UNFINISHED VOYAGES, Western Australian Shipwrecks, 1851 - 1880

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 1988. 1st Ed. XVIII, 308 PP with 28 maps & location maps & 43 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover & spine, dj. Stamp of previous owner (The Tasmanian Maritime & Folk Museum) at top of title page. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 18.7 x 25.5. 0855642823
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$45

73467
HERIOT, Geoff
IN THE SOUTH - Tales of Sail and Yearning

Hobart. 2012. Forty Degrees South Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. (10), 294 PP with b/w illustrations (charts & maps, paintings & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 9780987355645
Schooner IleOla. Elliott Giles (Spuddo) and his Utiekah.
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$30

73339
HERRESHOFF, L. Francis
THE COMPLEAT CRUISER, The Art, Practice and Enjoyment of Boating

Sheridan House. New York. 1991. Reprint of the 1st paperback edition of 1987. XII, 372 PP with b/w illustrations by the author. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.8 9780911378672
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$40

14782
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION

Allen & Unwin. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 333 PP plus 64 pages with 140 colour photos. Eps: Route of "Tigris" through the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea & Gulf of Aden. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 15. 0045720231
Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerians on a reed raft.
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$15

53446
HILDER, Captain Brett
WHALING AT NORFOLK ISLAND (in Walkabout Magazine - Vol. 24, No. 9)

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1958. Volume 24, No. 9, September 1958. 40 PP. Contains article P. 10 to 13 with 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30.2 x 24.2.
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$25

72024
HINCE, Bernadette
THE ANTARCTIC DICTIONARY: A Complete Guide to Antarctic English

CSIRO Publications / Museum of Victoria. Melbourne. 2000. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir Ranulph Fiennes. XIII, 394 PP Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 24.7 x 17.5. 9780957747111
From Adelaite & Adelian to Zodiac & Zucchini (an extended apple hut).
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$35

66940
H.M.S. EURYALUS (Cruiser)
CROSSING THE LINE AGAIN, or why Sailors put in for shore Jobs - Thursday, 1st February 1945

On board. 1945. Edited for Thursday, 1st February 1945. 16 PP with 1 illustration by Tanner. Inside front cover: Master of Ceremonies "Lieutenant John Gordon Baskcomb, R.N.R". Soft cover, illustration on front cover by Tanner. Dedicatory note inside front cover "To Mavis with Love" dated 6 November 1945 and signed John. Covers reinforced at spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 18.5 x 12.5.
HMS Euryalus, Cruiser of 5,450 Tons, built Chatham Dock Yard in 1939. Crossing the line ceremony between Trincomalee and Australia. Original crossing of the Equator at 88° East, on 19th January 1945. The ceremony of this crossing was held on 1st February 1946 by 19° South & 102° East, following 2 successful Air Raids on the Japanese held oil refinery at Palembang, Sumatra. A scarce item.
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$100

73105
HMSO
ADMIRALTY MANUAL OF NAVIGATION - Volume II - 1922

H.M.S.O. London. 1922. New edition supersedeing the 1914 edition. Compiled by SHEARME, Commander Francis N. & SMART, Dr. W. M. VII, 289 PP with tables and over 140 figures, plus 1 folded plate with 3 sounding sheets. Cloth covers (decorated in blind), gilt title on spine. 3 errata slips tipped in on title page and its verso. Covers with light shelf wear and soiling, o/wise contents near fine. 24.8 x 16.
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$50

50464
HMSO
BRITISH VESSELS LOST AT SEA 1914-18 and 1939-45

Patrick Stephens. London. 1988. 1st combined edition of the 1976-77 editions. 430 PP with tables and indexes. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 15.5. 1852601345
Facsimile reprints of four HMSO official publications: Navy Losses and Merchant shipping (Losses), published in 1919, and Ships of the Royal Navy: Statement of Losses during the Second World War and British Merchant Vessels Lost or Damaged by Enemy Action during Second World War, published in 1947.
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$50

73226
HMSO
THE SHIP CAPTAIN'S MEDICAL GUIDE 1952

HMSO. London. 1957. Reprint of the 1952 edition. VII, 339 PP with tables (2 of them folded plates) and over 126 illustrations (drawings, sketches and photos), plus 1 folded chart (in colour) ad 8 pages with 13 colour illustrations (5 sketches and 8 photos). Amendments ... in rear pocket. Cloth covers, gilt title on sunned spine. Hinge of front cover starting. Otherwise contents very good. Image shows title-page. 24.6 x 15.5.
First aid, toxic hazards, communicable diseases, STD's, female disorders & pregnancy, childbirth, dying and the dead, ...
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$20

71958
HOARE, Philip
LEVIATHAN, or The Whale

Fourth Estate. London. 2009. 2nd reprint in paperback of the 2008 original. (10), 454 PP with b/w illustrations (charts & maps, sketches, drawings, paintings and photos) and a 20 pages index. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 19.6 x 12.8. 9780007230143
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$20

69592
HOLM, Donald
THE CIRCUMNAVIGATORS. Small Boat Voyagers of Modern Times

London. 1975. Angus and Robertson. 1st Ed. XII, (4), 496 PP, plus 64 pages with 94 b/w illustrations. Eps: mappemonde with tracks of 13 circumnavigators. Hard cover (marbled boards), dj. Dust jacket with short tears. Foxing spots on outside edges of a few pages. Name of previous owner at top corner of the front endpaper. Very good. 23.4 x 16. 0207956366
Since the early voyages of Joshua Slocum and Captain Voss at the end of the 19th century.
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$20

69285
HOPKINS, David L.
THE HISTORY OF THE D'ENTRECASTEAUX WATERWAY

Peregrine Publishing. Kettering, Tasmania. c. 2016. 1st Ed. Foreword by Will Hodgman, Premier of Tasmania. (10), 54 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. New. 29.7 x 21. 9780975716649
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$35

63586
HOPKINSON, Tom (editor)
PICTURE POST 1938-50

Penguin Books. London. 1970. 1st paperback edition, with an introduction by Tom Hopkinson. 288 PP with b/w illutrations. Fp: the Happy Elephants. Picorial soft cover. Cover slightly rubbed. Name of previous owner on first page. Very good reading copy. 29.8 x 21. 140031154
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$15

70869
HORDERN, Marsden
MARINERS ARE WARNED ! John Lort Stokes & H.M.S. Beagle in Australia 1837-1843

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1989. 1st edition, limited to 1250 copies, No. 4 in the Miegunyah Press series. XXII, (2), 360 PP with 8 figures & 9 maps, plus 7 lift-out charts inside back cover, and 24 Pages with 43 plates (4 in colour). Newspaper clipping loosely inserted. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.7. 052284376X
The third surveying voyage by the British Hydrographical Office around the coasts of Australia, undertaken on board the HMS Beagle.
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$100

72863
HOUGH, Richard
THE HUNTING OF FORCE Z: The sinking of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1963 original. 159 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Name and ex-libris stamp on half-title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304352395
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$10

18255
HOWARD-WILLIAMS, Jeremy
SAILS

Granada. London. 1978. Reprint of the 4th edition of 1976, original of 1967. 409 PP with 146 figures in text & 40 figures in Appendices, plus 32 pages with 54 b/w photos, diagrams by J.D. Sleightholme. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is price clipped with a few small chips or closed tears and is now in a protective sleeve. Occasional foxing. Contents near fine. 24 x 15.8. 0229115705
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$15

73364
HOWELL, William
WHITE CLIFFS TO CORAL REEF. A classic small boat voyage

Odhams Press Ltd. London. 1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by Humphrey Barton. 224 PP with 1 sketch of Wanderer II, and 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Fp: The author near mast of "Wanderer II". Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tear and rubbed patches (now in a protective sleever. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.
Passage of an Australian dental surgeon on a 24 feet long gaff cutter. Falmouth, Straits of Gibraltar, West Indies, Panama, Galapagos, Marquesas, Tahiti, Penrhyn, Hawaii and Vancouver.
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$25

22198
HOWLETT, R. & ADAMS, Bruce
BATTLEGROUND SOUTH PACIFIC

A.H. & A. W. Reed. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp.: Australian Administration Headquarters, Kieta. Eps: Map of tropical South-West Pacific. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 29 x 23. 0589070746
Looking back twenty five years, to the battlegrounds of the Allied and Japanese Forces. A vivid reminder of the War in pictures: wrecks, anti-aircraft weapons, tanks, pontoons, machinery, strewn throughout the islands.
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$50

70576
JAMES, Tony (editor)
1985 "TAA" MELBOURNE TO HOBART YACHT RACE - YEAR BOOK

Sydney. 1985. Sailboat Publications. Issue 1985 Sovereign Series. 52 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (in colour). Near fine. 27.4 x 21.
1985 official souvenir - Entries: 39 yachts / Melbourne to Hobart & 51 yachts / Melbourne to Devonport.
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$10

58806
JARMAN, Robert
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE "JAPAN", employed in the Sperm Whale Fishery, under the Command of John May

Edition Renard. Melbourne. 2009. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 30 numbered copies (No. 21). Edited, with an Introduction, Notes, Chronology, and Index by Robert M. Warneke. X, (2 blank), VI, 318 PP. Fp: Portrait of Robert Jarman in 1877. All edges tinted. Marker ribbon. Full grey goatskin, gilt title on spine, cloth slipcase with title on labels. Fine. 24.3 x 17.
Voyage: June 1831 to August 1834. London, Cape of Good Hope, St Paul Island (Indian Ocean), Indonesia, Japan, Hawai'i, Tonga, Australia, Fiji, Kiribati ... New Zealand, Cape Horn, Azores, London.
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$650

45782
JONES, Geoffrey P.
BATTLESHIP BARHAM

William Kimber. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 1 battle diagram, 2 maps and 50 b/w photos. Hard cover, nice price-clipped dust jacket. Light foxing spots on top outside page edges, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24 x 15.8. 0718304160
Built 1913-14. Commissioned 19 August 1915. Battle of Jutland... Torpedoed 28 December 1939 by U-30. Sunk 25 November 1941 by U-331.
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$70

54514
JONES, Noreen
NORTH TO MATSUMAE: Australian Whalers to Japan

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 2008. 1st Ed. XXIX, 208 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 6 b/w and 24 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing throughout with large foxing spots at times. Very good. Scarce. 23 x 15. 9780980296518
Voyage of the Lady Rowena, November 1830 to end of June 1832: Port Jackson, Solomon Islands, Minami Tori Shima (Marcus Island), Japan with return to Sydney via Guam, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, Wallis Island and Tonga. Voyage of the Eamont in 1850, shipwrecked in May 1850 off Akkeshi, Hokkaido Island.
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$70

73083
JONES, Richard (editor)
DAMANIA - The Hydro-Electric Commission, The Environment & Government in Tasmania

Fullers Bookshop (Publishing Division). Hobart. 1972. 1st Ed., with an Introduction by Syd Eldridge. XII, 112 PP with 8 tables. Stiff covers, illustrated front, staples, cloth spine. Covers lightly soiled. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18.3 x 11.9. 085853004X
Proceedings of a Symposium held in Hobart November 1971. Emergence of the Australian Environmental Conscience - Tasmania and Lake Pedder in Perspective, by Milo Dunphy. ... Wilderness Conservation and the Generation of Electric Power, by Brue Davidson.
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$40

73405
KEARNEY, Bob
FISHING IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS - Was it really better?

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 2022. 1st Ed. 304 PP, plus 4 pages with 8 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Aerial colour photo of Kingscliff Rocks, Northern New South Wales. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Signed by the author on title page. New. 23.4 x 15.3. 9780522879117
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$45

72186
KEITH, Sir Arthur
THE ANTIQUITY OF MAN (in Two Volumes)

Williams and Norgate, Ltd. London. 1925. 2nd edition (Revised, Reset, and Enlarged) of the 1915 original. Vol. I: XXXII, 376 PP with 1 time chart and 133 figures. Fp: Geneological tree "Recent & Pleistocene to Eocene". Vol. II: XIV, 377-753 PP with figures 134 to 266. Fp: Genealogical tree "Pleistocene to Miocene". Navy cloth covers, gilt device "Piltdown Fragments" on front board. Gilt title on spine. Offsetting of endpapers, foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper of each volume. A near fine set. 22.7 x 15.5.
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$100

11802
KEMP, P. K. & LLOYD, Christopher
THE BRETHREN OF THE COAST, The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas

Heinemann. London. 1960. 1st Ed. VIII, 248 PP plus 2 maps on double-page & 12 pages with 15 b/w illustrations and the frontispiece. Fp: Title-page of the South Sea Wagoner by Bartholomew Sharp, 1682. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
First inroads across the Panama Isthmus in 1680, capturing Spanish treasure ships and plundering the Spanish West coast. Cowley's first voyage round the world, Dampier, Woodes Rogers, Clipperton, Shelvocke,...
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$25

72869
KEMP, Paul
CONVOY ! - Drama in Arctic Waters

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 2000. 1st paperback edition of the 1993 original. 256 PP with tables, plus 48 pages with 112 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304354511
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$10

30421
KEMP, P.K. & LLOYD, Christopher
THE BRETHREN OF THE COAST, The British and French Buccaneers in the South Seas

Heinemann. London. 1960. 1st Ed. VIII, 248 PP plus 2 double-page maps & 12 pages with 15 b/w illust. Fp: Title-page of the South Sea Wagoner by Bartholomew Sharp, 1682. Hard cover. Ex-library copy with renewed endpapers. Outside edges with foxing spots and library stamp. Otherwise contents clean and still a very good copy. 21.5 x 14.5.
First inroads across the Panama Isthmus in 1680, capturing Spanish treasure ships and plundering the Spanish West coast. Cowley's first voyage round the world, Dampier, Woodes Rogers, Clipperton, Shelvocke,...
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$10

43327
KENNEDY, Ludovic
PURSUIT - The Chase and Sinking of the Bismarck

Book Club Associates. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1974 original. 239 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Name and neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, paper ageing around edges, o/wise near fine. 20 x 13.5.
The tracking & pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck which sailed from Gdynia on 18/5/41, sunk HMS Hood on 24/5, was disabled by torpedoes from the obsolete Swordfish of the Fleet Air Arm and was sunk on 27/5/41.
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$10

71662
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS, The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, chipped dj. Light foxing on edges. Very good. 20.5 x 14.
The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...
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$30

73498
KILVINGTON, Patrick
THE LAST LANC'

Boolarong Publication. Brisbane. 1982. 1st Ed. XX, 162 PP with b/w illustrations: 11 portraits and 40 photos. Hard cover, dust jacket with a few small chips and is now in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 0908175329
The last flight of "Spirit of Surfers Paradise" in 1965 from Sydney to Biggin Hill, Kent, United Kingdom. List of the 7,376 other Lancasters built between P.120 and 162.
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$120

61907
KING, Jonathan
AUSTRALIA'S FIRST FLEET - The Voyage and the Re-enactment 1788/1988

Sydney. 1987. Fairfax / Robertsbridge, Australia Post. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w sketches & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (Bounty with flag of Australia Post). Newspaper clipping "Gold Coaster", 12th May 1988, and "Souvenir Edition" of The Sunday Mail and the Gold Coast Bulletin", 8th May 1988 loosely inserted. Flyer of Australia Post loosely inserted. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 32.2 x 23. 0947178163
Copy prepared for Australia Post (proud sponsors of Bounty). Official story of the re-enactment setting the proper historical perspective against the events of 1788.
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$15