71794
ALEXANDER, Gilchrist
FROM THE MIDDLE TEMPLE TO THE SOUTH SEAS

John Murray. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XIV, 288, (2 adv.) PP with 1 map and 1 cartoon, plus 20 plates with 24 b/w photos. Fp: A New Hebrides Pagan. Cloth cover, gilt title on lightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, o/wise a very good copy. 22.4 x 15.2.
An English barrister's experience in Fiji with shipwreck and piracy on Apemana, experience in the New Hebrides with blackbirding cases, then Solomon Islands after WWI.
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$60

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

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

52635
BANKS, Lorraine, POWELL, Jocelyn (editors)
THE FERRY, THE BRANCH, THE CREEK: Aspects of Hawkesbury History

Dharug & Lower Hawkesbury Historical Society. Wisemans Ferry, NSW. 1988. Reprint with corrections of the 1987 original. X, 86 PP with 4 maps, plus 12 pages with 39 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Spine lightly sunned. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0909528438
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$20

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

71340
BASSETT, Marnie
THE GOVERNOR'S LADY, Mrs. Philip Gidley King

Oxford University Press. London. 1940. 1st Ed. XII, 132 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: Miniature of Mrs Philip Gidley King. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Brief note on front endpaper, dated 1944. Dust jacket is price clipped and has some repairs and pieces missing. Ageing of paper and foxing. Dedicatory note on FFEP dated 1944. Still a very good copy. 21.8 x 14.5.
An Australian historical narrative.
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$25

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

19672
BEAGLEHOLE J.C. (editor)
COOK AND THE RUSSIANS

Hakluyt Society. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 10 PP. Soft cover. Very good. 23 x 15.1.
An addendum to the Hakluyt Society's edition of The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780. Six documents from the Moscow archives relating to the visits by the expedition to Russian territory in 1778 and 1779.
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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

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

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

63927
BLACKWELL, Peter, BANKS, Elaine & BROWN, Deirdre
MAATSUYKER ISLAND - Most Southerly Light

Tasmanian Conservation Trust. Hobart. circa 1980. 18 PP with 3 maps, 3 drawings by Jane Burrell and 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 17.2. 0959981659
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$20

72025
BLIGH, William
THE BLIGH NOTEBOOK - "Rough Account - Lieutenant Wm. Bligh's Voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor" 28 April to 14 June 1789, with a draft list of the BOUNTY mutineers

National Library of Australia. Canbera. 1986. Facsimile edition printed on archival paper, limited to 500 hand numbered copies (Copy No. 61). Set of two volumes edited by John Bach. Volume I: the Facsimile Notebook (hand bound in full calf, gold blocked on both covers and spine). No pagination, (8), (108 Manuscript) PP, plus 4 folded pages (3 of them loosely inserted). Format of the facsimile: 17.5 x 11.3. Volume II: the Transcription. (XIV), 223 PP with 3 colour plates, and over 20 b/w illustrations (3 of them on double page: plan of the launch of the Bounty / chart from Tofoa to Timor (with 3 insets) / View of Kupang, 1803). Fp (in colour): Captain William Bligh, c. 1803. Quarter bound in calf and green buckram, gilt title on spine. Format: 25.6 x 16.8. A fine set with the Notebook facsimile contained in a silk-lined well within a hand crafted box in green buckram with the Transcription in an attached slipcase with ribbon ties. Scarce. 28.7 x 18.8. 0642993378
A collector's item.
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$250

15492
BRANAGAN, J.G.
THE HISTORIC TAMAR VALLEY, Its People, Places and Shipping 1798-1990

Regal Publications. Launceston. 1991. 1st Ed. XIV, 316 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps & plans, photos & paintings). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 094945768X
History of the third oldest settlement in Australia.
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$45

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

72032
CLYDE, Bill
A Century of Cinema: The Life & Times of the STATE CINEMA

The State Cinema. Hobart. 2013. 1st Ed. 168 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (Newspaper clippings, posters, programs, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. Oblong: 18 x 21. 9780646909677
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$25

71981
COBHAM, Sir Alan
AUSTRALIA AND BACK

A. & C. Black. London. 1926. 1st Ed. with a foreword by the Rt. Hon. S. M. Bruce, Prime Minister of Australia. (4), 124 PP with 27 b/w photos. Fp: At Rochester before the flight. FEP: Route of the flight, June 30th to October 1st 1926, with Homeward and Outward distances. Cloth cover, illustrated front board. Covers slightly rubbed on front and marked/speckled on back. Offsetting of rear endpaper and occasional light foxing. Contents clean and still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$40

71925
COLEMAN, Terry
NELSON - The Man and The Legend

Bloomsbury. London. 2001. 1st Ed. XX, 424, (4) PPwith 11 b/w illustrations (vignette on totle page, maps, diagrams & letters), plus 24 pages with 45 b/w and 18 colour illustrations. Eps: L'Orient blowing up at the Battle of the Nile. 2 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780747556855
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$20

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

72016
COLLINGRIDGE, George
THE FIRST DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA & NEW GUINEA, Being The Narrative of Portuguese and Spanish Discoveries in the Australasian Regions, between the Years 1492-1606, with Descriptions of their Old Charts

William Brooks & Co. Sydney. 1906. 1st edition. (18), 136, (4 adv.) PP with 34 b/w illustrations (head-pieces, 14 maps, paintings, tail-pieces) and 11 colour illustrations, 1 painting and 10 maps (5 on double-page), plus 1 folded map of Australia tipped in on half title page. Fp: Prince Henry the Navigator. Original cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Prize plate (not properly removed) pasted down on front endpaper. Covers rubbed at hinges. Occasional foxing. Very good. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.2.
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$125

71901
CORMICK, Craig
IN BED WITH DOUGLAS MAWSON - Travels around Antarctica

New Holland Publications (Australia). Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 sketch map of Antarctica. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 21.5 x 15.2. 9781742570082
A seven weeks Antarctic voyage on board RSV Aurora Australis, 31 January to 20th March 2008.
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$25

71691
COX, G. W.
SHIPS IN TASMANIAN WATERS, Riverboats, Ferries and the Floating Bridge

Fuller's Bookshop. Hobart. 1971. 1st Ed. XI, 224 PP with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Ferry steamer. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 18.
Tasmania's maritime history: ferry travel, shipwrecks, steam racing. The Hobart bridge story.
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$30

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

72009
DAMPIER, William
A VOYAGE TO NEW HOLLAND

The Argonaut Press. London. 1939. Edited, with Introduction, Notes and Illustrative Documents, by James A. Williamson. LXXV, 266 PP, plus 2 folded charts and 30 plates of b/w illustratrions (coastal views, fauna, flora). Fp: Portrait of William Dampier (1652-1715). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. A little light foxing on prelims and around edges, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 15.2.
A voyage to New-Holland, &c. in the year 1699. wherein are described... The course to New-Holland. Shark's Bay, the Isles and coast, &c. of New-Holland.
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$30

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

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

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

71986
DAY, Thomas Fleming (editor)
THE RUDDER - 1909 - Volume XXI, No. 2, 1909

The Rudder Publishing Company. New York. 1909. Volume 21, No. 2, February 1909. (2), 50-96, (17-52 Adverts) PP with b/ illustrations. Watercolour illustration "The Coming Squall. Hornet II", facing page 50. Copy lacking soft covers. Very good. 29.7 x 23.
Along the Pacific Coast, by R.M. Haddock. The German American races of 1907, by Henry Howard. Racing on Narragansett Bay in 1908, by Hollis Burgess.
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$10

71990
Departments of COMMERCE and DEFENSE
CHART No. 1 - United States of America. NAUTICAL CHART SYMBOLS, ABBREVIATIONS and TERMS

Paradise Cay Publications. Arcata, California. c. 2000. 1st edition. 99 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 9780939837564
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$15

72028
d'HONDT, Jean-Loup
REVISION DES BRYOZOAIRES DE LESUEUR ET PERON CONSERVES DANS LES COLLECTIONS DU MUSEUM NATIONAL D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE DE PARIS - in Tome LXVI, Fascicule 3 - Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre

Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1979. Volume 66, part 3, 3rd term 1979. 32 PP. Contains article P. 9 to 24. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.8.
Collected by C.-A. Lesueur, and kept at the National Museum of Natural History, Paris.
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$15

72026
DYER, Colin
THE FRENCH EXPLORERS AND THE ABORIGINAL AUSTRALIANS 1772-1839

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, 240 PP with about 10 tables, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Paper browned around edges of inside of covers, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0702235121
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$30

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. 088240315X
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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$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

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

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

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

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

62643
FROST, Alan
ARTHUR PHILLIP, 1783-1814, His Voyaging

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1987. 1st Ed. XII, 320 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 31 colour illustrations (maps, drawings & paintings). Eps: The World with places sailed by Arthur Phillip. Hard cover, dust jacket with a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0195547012
Phillip's achievements in settling NSW and his previous voyages.
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$35

66747
FROST, Alan
THE PRECARIOUS LIFE OF JAMES MARIO MATRA, Voyager with Cook, American Loyalist, Servant of Empire

The Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. No.6 in the Miegunyah Press series. XIV, 264, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates (6 of them maps & charts). Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24.3 x 16. 052284667X
First voyage with Captain Cook and first account of this voyage with a concise vocabulary of the language of Otahitee. His proposals to establish a settlement in NSW. His diplomatic posting at Tangier...
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$60

70755
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN SHIPS

Child & Associates. Sydney. 1989. 1st Ed. 145 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 60 colour photos. Half title page: Replica William the Fourth. Title page: Port Jackson pilot steamer Captain Cook (III). Eps: Launching of the Sydney ferry Collaroy in 1988. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 0867771070
Over two centuries of our maritime heritage. Chronological text from the discovery through to the bicentennial of 1988, with over 250 b/w & over 50 colour illustrations.
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$30

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

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

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

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

34517
GOY, Jacqueline, & FRANCOIS, Martine
A PROPOS DES CRITIQUES DE L'OUVRAGE: "LES MEDUSES DE PERON ET LESUEUR - UN AUTRE REGARD SUR L'EXPEDITION BAUDIN", et de l'article de codicologie parus dans les revues du Museum du Havre

Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1996. Part No. 51, June 1996, of the "Annales du Muséum du Havre". 11 PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 29.6 x 21.
Notes on the book by Jacqueline Goy: "Les Méduses de Péron et Lesueur - un autre regard sur l'expédition Baudin" (The Medusae collected, described and illustrated by Lesueur and Peron, another aspect on the Baudin voyage of discovery to the South Lands).
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$10

71906
GRIER, Mary C. (compiler)
REFERENCES ON THE PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN

United States Navy Department, Hydrographic Office. Washington. 1946. 1st Ed. H.O. Publication No. 238. IX, 174 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing spots on front cover. Very good. 26 x 20.
1227 entries.
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$35

71692
GROCOTT, Terence
SHIPWRECKS OF THE REVOLUTIONARY & NAPOLEONIC ERAS

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

65623
GUILLIATT, Richard & HOHNEN, Peter
THE WOLF: How one German Raider terrorised Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World War

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. XIII, (3), 366 PP with 1 cutaway of SMS Wolf and 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 45 b/w illustrations (2 documents, 3 newspaper clippings and 40 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 23.2 x 15.2. 9781741666243
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$15

70369
HAMILTON, D.J. & J.B.
Through THE BLIGH MUSEUM OF PACIFIC EXPLORATION, Adventure Bay

Bligh Museum. Adventure Bay, Bruni Island. 1956. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 4 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front with title, staples removed. Small rubbed patches on front cover. Contents near fine. 23 x 16.5.
Published for the Official Opening of the Museum by The Right Honourable Sir Ronald Cross, Governor of Tasmania on 1st of March 1956.
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$15

71709
HARDY, John & FROST, Alan
STUDIES FROM TERRA AUSTRALIS TO AUSTRALIA

Australian Academy of the Humanities. Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed. Occasional Paper No. 6. (8), 274 PP (4), with 1 b/w illustration, plus 32 pages with 35 b/w illust. (maps, charts, graphs, paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.6. 0909897166
From the geo-morphology of the Australian continent to the diverse experiences of those who sailed and lived there. European exploration & settlement, Portuguese, Spaniards, Dutch, English ...
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$25

71978
HARVEY, Roy C. (compiler)
BACKGROUND TO BEECHWORTH from 1852

Beechworth & District Progress Association. Beechworth, Vic. 1994. 9th edition of the 1952 original. 68 PP with b/w illustrations (3 tail pieces, 6 portraits and 43 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 22.5 x 17.5.
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$15

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

72013
HAYES, Walter
THE CAPTAIN FROM NANTUCKET AND THE MUTINY ON THE BOUNTY, A Recollection of Mayhew Folger, Mariner, who Discovered the last Mutineer & his Family on Pitcairn's Island: together with Letters & Documents never previously published

The William L. Clements Library. Ann Arbor, Michigan. 1996. Limited 1st Ed (1500 copies). 144 PP with 5 bw and 12 colour illust., as well as 6 facsimiles of Log entries, letters... between P.100 and 131. Fp: Portrait of Mayhew Folger. Decorated eps. Cloth cover, device on front, gilt title on spine. Fine. 26 x 19.7.
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$40

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

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

71989
HERITAGE EXPEDITIONS
SUBANTARCTIC ISLANDS OF NEW ZEALAND & AUSTRALIA, and ANTARCTICA Handbook

Heritage Expeditions. Christchurch, NZ. 2010. 1st edition, January 2010. 96, (4) PP with b/w illustrations: maps & plans, drawings (fauna, flora & landscapes). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Very good. 30.2 x 21.6.
New Zealand dependancies: Antipodes, Auckland, Bounty, Campbell, Chatham and Snares. Australian dependancy: Macquarie Island. Fauna, Flora, History ...
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$20

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

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

71751
HODSON, A.
INTRODUCTION TO TRAWLING

A. Hodson. Cleethorpes, UK. 1948 1st Ed. 63 PP with 33 b/w photos, plus 1 folded illustration of a "North Sea Trawl". Fp: A modern trawler. Stiff covers (slightly soiled). Title on front cover with a crease. Very good. 21.6 x 14.
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$15

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

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

71467
HORDERN, Marsden
KING OF THE AUSTRALIAN COAST - The Work of Phillip Parker King in the Mermaid and Bathurst 1817-1822

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1997. 1st edition limited to 1500 copies. XX, (2), 441, (5) PP with 6 b/w illustrations & 7 maps, plus 36 pages with 45 b/w & colour illustrations and a pocket on rear endpaper containing 9 lift-out charts. FEP: Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. A fine copy. 24.2 x 15.7. 052284720X
Australian-born marine surveyor and godson of Arthur Phillip the first governor of New South Wales. Phillip Parker King charted most of the north-west coast of Australia during voyages carried out between 1817 and 1822.
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$80

71717
HORNER, Frank
LOOKING FOR LA PEROUSE, D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1996. 1st paperback edition of the 1995 original (No. 7 in the Second Miegunyah Press series). XIV, 318, (2) PP with 4 pages ship plans, and 11 maps, plus 12 pages with 10 b/w plates. Illustrated soft covers. Faint foxing on first and last leaves. Very good. 23.5 x 15.4. 9780522847581
The valuable discoveries made by the D'Entrecasteaux expedition while searching for the French explorer whose fate was unknown after sailing from Botany Bay in 1788. Explorations on the West and South Coast of Australia, in Tasmania, the coast of New Caledonia and in the Solomons and New Guinea.
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$40

61832
HUDDART PARKER LIMITED
WAR SERVICE OF THE MERCHANT NAVY - A Record of the Participation of the Men and Ships of Huddart Parker Ltd

John D. Harris & Co. Melbourne. 1951. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans. 79 PP with head-pieces in colour and 33 b/w photos. Cloth cover with gilt title and crest on front board, dj. Dust jacket chipped and repaired (now protected). Scarce with a dustjacket. 29 x 22.5.
A tribute to the men who served during 1939/1945 together with a Roll of Honour.
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$55

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

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

22259
JENKINS, J. Geraint
EVAN THOMAS RADCLIFFE, A Cardiff Shipowning Company

National Museum of Wales. Cardiff. 1982. 1st Ed. 92 PP with 29 b/w illust. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0720002478
Company created in 1881 by Evan Thomas, master mariner, and Henry Radcliffe, businessman.
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$25

33317
JOHNSTON, George H.
PACIFIC PARTNER

Victor Gollancz. London. 1945. 1st Ed. 182 PP. FEP: Map of Australia & inset map showing Australia and continental United States. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Good dust jacket with only a few very small chips and a closed tear, although a small diamond shape piece has been cut out on the spine. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 12.8.
The author: an Australian war correspondent gives a picture of Australia at war and of the Australian attitude to the U.S.A. and Great Britain.
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$30

18653
KEESING, Roger M. & CORRIS, Peter
LIGHTNING MEETS THE WEST WIND - The Malaita Massacre

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1980. 1st Ed. XV, 219 PP with 2 maps & 29 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the Solomon Islands. Hard cover, dj. Near fine 23 x 15. 0195542231
The murder of W. Bell, Colonial Govt. Representative of Malaita following confrontation with the Kwaio warriors. The aftermath with the punitive expedition of HMAS Adelaide.
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$25

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

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

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

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

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

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

66469
KING, Jonathan & KING, John
PHILIP GIDLEY KING, A Biography of the Third Governor of New South Wales

Methuen. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. (10), 166 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 27 colour illust. Title-page: Portrait of Philip Gidley King. FEP: Southern View of Sydney. REP: Eastern View of Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 26.8 x 18.8. 0454004451
Officer on the First Fleet, then Governor of NSW from 1800 to 1806.
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$25

68992
LAUBENSTEIN, William J.
THE EMERALD WHALER

Readers Book Club. Melbourne. 1962. Reprint of the 1961 UK original. 239 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w illustrations. Hard cover a little cocked, rubbed dust jacket.dj. Ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Good reading copy. 19 x 13.
The voyage of the whaler Catalpa to Western Australia, taking to freedom 6 Irishmen who were condemned to prison in W.A.
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$10

72027
LAYTON, Captain C. W. T. & INGRAM BROWN, R. (editors)
BROWN'S NAUTICAL ALMANAC 1957.

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1956. 80th year of publication. 968 PP with tables and adverising material, 3 pages of Index, plus over 100 pages of advertisements for Kelvin Hughes, Thomas Walker, Hezzanith... Papered boards with some wear, cloth spine. Good. 21.5 x 14.
Tables/"Astronomical Ephemeris", Interpolation, Tide tables... Lists: Lights, Beacons and Buoys of the United Kingdom.
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$15

14261
LE FLEMING, H.M.
SHIPS OF THE CLYDE

Adlard Coles. Southampton. 1960. 1st Ed. 40 PP with dock plans at centrefold and 73 b/w photos. Inside covers: 60 funnel markings (in colour). Stapled pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Near fine. Small format: 18.5 x 12.
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$15

71439
LEFROY, Mike (editor)
THE REPLICA OF HM BARK ENDEAVOUR, The Story So Far : 1987-1994

The Endeavour Replica. Fremantle. 1994. 1st Ed. 52 PP with 52 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 15.7 x 22.2.
Pictorial record of the building of H.M. Bark Endeavour.
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$15

71707
LINGWOOD, John & APPLEYARD, Harold
CHAPMAN OF NEWCASTLE - The Story of a Tyneside Tramp Shipping Company

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 plan, 4 facsimiles of documents and 83 b/w photos. Inside back cover: Houseflags and funnels (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Signed by John Lingwood, co-author on title page. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617355
History & fleet list..
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$15

71597
LIONNET, Guy, ABDELKRIM, Amar, MACTAVISH, Angela & MARTIN, Raphaël
SEYCHELLES

Les Editions ARIS / Ministry of Education and Information. 1982. Bandol, France & Victoria, Seychelles.. 1st bilingual edition with a preface by James Michel. 201, (5) PP with colour illustrations: 3 maps on double page and 192 photos. Fp (in colour): Portrait of France Albert René, President. Title page with coat of arms of the Republic of Seychelles. Cloth cover, gilt "Coat of Arms" on front board, dj. Ex library copy with stamps on library pocket on front endpaper, title page, page 123 and rear endpaper. Gift note on front endpaper (compliment of the Dept. of Administration, President's Office, Seychelles). French and English texts.(caption of some photographs in Creole. Otherwise, contents near fine. Scarce. 30.5 x 22.5. 2853010414
Independence from Great Britain: 29th June 1976. Liberation towards a Socialist Republic: 5th June 1977
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$50

58128
LIPPMANN, John
OXYGEN FIRST AID

J.L. Publications. Melbourne. 1999. January 1999 reprint of the April 1995 revised Asia-Pacific edition (original of August 1992). 160 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646235656
A guide to the provision of oxygen in scuba diving accidents and other emergencies.
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$5

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

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

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

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

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

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

14461
LONEY, J. K.
WRECK OF THE FIJI

J.K. Loney /Ken Jenkin. Geelong. c.1975. 1st Ed. No. 6 in the "Famous Shipwreck" series. 16 PP with 1 location map, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 20.2 x 14.2. 0909244154
Wrecked on 6th September, 1891, near Moonlight Head, 14 miles West of Cape Otway.
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$15

71769
LONEY, Jack
THE SCHOMBERG INCIDENT

Marine Histoy Publications. Geelong. c.1972. 2nd Ed. 24 PP plus 4 pages with 2 sketch maps & 2 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers with a few spots. 4 pages with 4 photographs called for are missing (a possible publisher error/misprint ?). Otherwise contents near fine. 20 x 13.8.
Wrecked on the West coast of Victoria, at Curdie's Inlet on 27th December, 1855.
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$10

18038
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS IN THE FURNEAUX GROUP (Flinders Island)

Marine History Publications. Geelong. c. 1970. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
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$15

65862
LYNG, Capt. James
OUR NEW POSSESSION (Late German New Guinea)

Melbourne Publishing Company. Melbourne. 1919. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 1 map, plus 15 b/w plates with 1 map and 15 photos. Fp: Map of the Late German New Guinea. Hard cover, with dust jacket which lacks its spine and is now in a protective sleeve. Neat stamp of previous owner on free fly of front endpaper. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise contents near fine. 19 x 13.
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$45

42221
McCREERY, Cindy
PORTS OF THE WORLD - Prints from the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich - c.1700-1870

Philip Wilson & The National Maritime Museum. London. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Richard Ormond. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (colour): Portsmouth Point, engraving by Thomas Rowlandson, c. 1811. Hard cover, dj. Foxin spots on outside edges. Fine. 26.6 x 26.2. 9780856675058
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$20

20386
McDONALD, Lorna
ROCKHAMPTON, A History of City and District

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1981. 1st Ed. XX, 640 PP with 114 bw illust. Fp: Colour photo of Reginald Byron Jarvis (Rex) Pilbeam, Mayor of Rockhampton since 1952. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 18.5. 0702216208
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$25

72018
MACGILLIVRAY, John
NARRATIVE OF THE VOYAGE OF H.M.S. RATTLESNAKE, commanded by the late Captain Owen Stanley, R.N., F.R.S. &c. during the years 1846-1850. Including discoveries and surveys in New Guinea, the Louisiade Archipelago, etc. [in Two Volumes]

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1967. Facsimile reprint of the 1852 original. No. 118 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Vol.I: XII, 402 PP with 15 b/w illustrations, plus 7 plates. Fp: catamaran & natives of Brumer Island. Vol.II: VI, 395 PP with & b/w illustrations, plus 6 plates, and a large folded chart of Torres Strait and S.E. Coasts of New Guinea. Fp: natives of Redscar Bay, New Guinea. Hard cover, simile vellum. Faint foxing spots on top outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.
Added to the narrative is the account of Mr. E.B. Kennedy's expedition for the exploration of the Cape York Peninsula.
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$175

71921
McGLASHAN, Alistair
THE COMPLETE FISHING BIBLE: Everything you need to know about Fishing in Australia

New Holland Publishers (Australia). Sydney. 2007. 1st reprint of the 2007 original. Foreword by Rex Hunt. 431 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23. 9781741104691
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$40

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

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

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

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

21462
MARCHANT, Leslie R.
FRANCE AUSTRALE. A Study of French explorations and attempts to found a penal colony and strategic base in south western Australia 1503-1826

Artlook Books. Perth. 1982. 1st edition with a foreword by Jean-François Deniau, French Minister for Overseas Trade. XVI, 384 PP with 72 b/w illustrations (coastal views, drawings, sketches, paintings, facsimile of documents...), plus 8 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0864451040
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$60

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

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

71969
MIGOT, André
THE LONELY SOUTH

Travel Book Club. London. 1956. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 206 PP with 3 maps, plus 26 pages with 38 b/w photos. Fp: Author with Penguins. Hard cover. Occasional foxing. A very good copy. 22.3 x 14.5.
The author, a doctor attached to the French Polar expeditions, stayed for a year (in 1953) in Kerguelen and travelled to the Australian Antarctic base of Mawson in early 1954. Image shows the Title-page and Frontispiece.
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$20

69890
MUNDLE, Rob
THE FIRST FLEET

ABC Books / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2014. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 382 PP with 1 map "Routes of the First Fleet", 3 lists of (ships and known officers, provisions, and convicts) and 11 headpieces (ships of the First Fleet), plus 16 pages with 36 illustrations (3 b/w and 33 colour). Eps: sketch description of the Settlement at Sydney Cove Port Jackson. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.3. 9780733332364
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$25

65729
MUNDLE, Robert
BLIGH: Master Mariner

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. XXXII, 368 PP with 6 maps (3 on double page), plus 8 pages with b/w and colour illustrations (facsimile of documents, etchings, paintings & watercolours). FEP: Point Venus, Tahiti. REP: The Providence and her tender Assistant. Hard cover, device and title in blind on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780733625060
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$25

71909
MURRAY ISLES
1991 CATALOGUE OF SERVICES & STOCK PLANS, Including complete plans for a 4.8 metre Plywood Rowing Dory

Murray Isles Small Craft Designs. Kettering, Tas. 1991. 1991 edition. 59 & 18 ("Mullet Creek" Stitch & Tape Dory) PP with b/w illustrations: 14 set of plans and 16 "stock plans" on folded page. Soft covers, illustrated front, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Very good. 29.7 x 21.
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$20

71808
N/A
NOTES ON AUSTRALIAN CARGOES

South Australian Stevedoring Company Ltd. Adelaide. c. 1930. 1st ed. 64 PP. Soft leather covers gilt title on front, thumbnail index. Covers with light wear and soiling, o/wise very good. Small format: 12 x 8.
From Apples & Alunite ... to...Zinc.
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$20

52058
NAYLER, G. A.
SHIPWRECKS ALONG THE SOUTHERN COAST

Author. Geelong. c. 1975. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 11 location maps, 2 drawings and 80 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5.
Southern coast of Victoria.
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$15

71821
ORIENT LINE
ORIENT LINE CRUISES FROM AUSTRALIA - Cruising in the Pacific

Orient Steam Navigation Co. Ltd. Sydney. 1954. April 1954 edition. 12 PP. Illustrated soft cover, staples. A few marks and faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 18.6 x 12.3.
Information for Orient Line Passengers cruising in the Pacific.
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$10

71822
P & O - ORIENT LINE
PASSENGER LIST - S.S. ORIANA, leaving Sydney on 8th of May 1961

P & O - Orient Lines. Sydney. 1961. 8 pages Captain C. Edgecombe. Soft cover. A few marginal marks against some names, o/wise fine. Small format: 18.5 x 12.2.
Leaving Sydney on 8th May and Auckland on 11th May 1961 for North America, returning to Sydney.
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$10

69837
PADFIELD, Peter
THE TITANIC AND THE CALIFORNIAN

The Quality Book Club. London. 1965. Reprint of the 1965 original published by Hodder and Stoughton. 318 PP with 8 charts and diagrams. Hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
The author disproves the theory upheld by two Courts of Inquiry, that the Leyland liner "Californian" was within sight of the disaster which 'beset' the Titanic.
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$30

71905
PARKASH, Samuel & RIGBY, Malcolm (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHY ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE INDIAN OCEAN

American Meteorological Society. Washington, DC. 1965. June 1965 edition, in the Meteorogical and Geoastrophysical Abstracts series. (4), XIII, 122 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Covers have a few light marks and initials. Initials at top of Title Page and Contents Page. Near fine. 27.7 x 21.5.
474 entries.
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$35

59395
PARKER, Derek
ARTHUR PHILLIP: Australia's First Governor

Woodslane Press. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. XVI, 296 PP, plus 8 plates with 5 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 9781921203992
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$35

72022
PARKINSON, Sydney
A JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAS, in His Majesty's Ship, the "Endeavour". ...

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1972. Facsimile reprint of the 1773 original. No. A34 in the "Australiana Facsimile Editions" series. (2), XXIII, 212, (2 errata) PP, plus frontispiece and 27 plates. Fp: Portrait of Sydney Parkinson. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 22 x 15.5. 0724300309
... Faithfully transcribed from the Papers of the late Sydney Parkinson, draughtsman to Joseph Banks. ... Parkinson's observations on the customs and manners of the people encountered. Language glossaries of Tahiti, New Zealand, New Holland, & Malay.
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$200

62687
PEARL, Cyril
REBEL DOWN UNDER, When the 'Shenandoah' shook Melbourne, 1865

Heinemann. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. (IX), 200 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 map of the cruise of the Shenandoah, and 7 b/w period illustrations. Fp: Captain James Waddell. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14. 0855610131
Call of the Confederate Ship Shenandoah in early 1865. Consequences, to the US whaling fleet operating in the Pacific.
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$20

69953
PLOWMAN, Peter
FERRY TO TASMANIA. A Short History

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Australian Trader. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 21. 1877058270
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$30

71972
POTVIN, Damase
THE SAGUENAY TRIP

Canada Steamship Lines / CSL. Montreal. 1947. 14th edition, 04/1947. (4), 118, XII PP with 28 b/w illustrations, plus 9 colour plates and 1 large folded map in colour at rear of book. Soft covers somewhat soiled, colour front. CSL Bookmark loosely inserted. Faint foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 14.4.
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$25

59055
PURTELL, Jean
THE MOSQUITO FLEET - Hawkesbury River Trade and Traders 1794-1994

Deerubbin Press. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. XIV, 218 PP with 3 tail pieces, 11 head pieces, and 15 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 46 b/w photos. FEP: Map of Broken Bay and the Hawkesbury River. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0646250418
Boatbuilding. Trade, traders, paddle-steamers...
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$40

71924
PUXLEY, W. Lavallin
GREEN ISLANDS IN GLITTERING SEAS

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1925. 1st Ed. 317, (2) PP, plus 17 plates with 31 b/w illustrations (1 painting and 30 photos). Fp: Duk-Duks (secret society of New Guinea). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover ad spine. Front cover a little flecked. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.
Wanderings in the Pacific Islands.
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$45

71949
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol. V, Part V, 1919

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1919. Volume V, Part V, 1919. Edited by S. H. Smith & William Dixon. 201-248 PP, plus frontispiece: portrait of William Timothy Cape. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.8 x 13.
1 paper read before the Society, 26th November 1918: William Timothy Cape and other Pioneers of Secondary education in Australia, by S. H. Smith. Other article: Notes on Australian Artists (Part I), by William Dixon.
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$20

71974
RATCLIFFE, Julian
THE BURRA STORY

The Burra History Group, Inc. Burra, S.A. 2008. 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w illustrations (2 plans, 72 photos) and 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Near fine. 21 x 15.
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$20

71971
REID, Dr. Richard
AUSTRALIANS IN BRITAIN - Two World Wars

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2003. 1st edition, October 2003. Foreword by Dona Vale, Minister for Veterans' Affairs. (VIII), 199 PP with 2 maps and 21 location plans in colour, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 22.5 x 24. 192072026X
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$25

71967
ROBINS, Nick
TURBINE STEAMERS OF THE BRITISH ISLES

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

16333
RONALD, Peter
EXPLORING SHIPWRECKS OF WESTERN VICTORIA

Author / Osburne Group. Warrnambool. c. 1990 1st Ed. 52 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 18.8 x 24. 0731619226
Pictorial records of the wreck sites of: La Bella, Falls of Halladale, Schomberg, Loch Ard, ..
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$15

71956
ROSSER, W.H.
SHORT NOTES on the WINDS, WEATHER, & CURRENTS, together with General SAILING DIRECTIONS and REMARKS ON MAKING PASSAGES ; To Accompany Charts of the CHINA SEA, Indian Archipelago & Western Pacific

James Imray and Son. London. Circa 1867. Folded map of China Sea and Australia (tracks during the S.W. Monsoon) facing title-page, (3) ii (Contents), 126 PP, plus a page showing the Winds in the China Sea (Oct to March), another showing from April to September, plus a folded map of the China Sea and Australia with the tracks during the N.E. Monsoon, followed by 48 PP containing advertisements. Cloth covers with gilt title and emblem on cover, title on faded spine. Covers with light wear and a few marks, rubs. Overall a very good copy of a scarce title. 22 x 14.
Contents include: Winds and Currents, On Making Passages, China Sea - Rocks, Shoals, &c, Formosa Island - S & W Coasts, On the Passage through Torres Straits, by Raine Island entrance ... by the N.E. or Bligh entrance....
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$750

71743
ROYAL MOTOR YACHT CLUB OF N.S.W.
OFFICIAL 1960 YEAR BOOK

Royal Motor Yacht Club. Point Piper, Sydney. 1960. Foreword by Mrs. F.N. Hannan. 134, (2) PP with advertisiong material and b/w illustrations and 4 pages with colour illustrations: Flags (Burgees & Ensigns), Weather Forecast Signals, International Code of Signals & International Numbers & Garden Island Weather Signals. Soft covers, colour ilustration on front cover. Covers lightly soiled. Blue ink stain/smudge on part of title page, slight ageing of paper, o/wise contents near fine. 18.3 x 12.2.
RMYC NSW based in Double Bay.
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$10

71983
RUDDER PUBLISHING
THE RUDDER - 1948 - Volume 64, No. 9

The Rudder Publishing Company. New York. 1948. Vol. 64, No. 9, September 1948. 92 PP with advertising material and b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Soft covers, pictorial front (Hurricane III, 54 foot cruiser). Covers rubbed and reinforced at spine. Good. 29.8 x 23.5.
The Names of some of the Rigging, by L/ Francis Herreshoff. How to build Meadow Lark, 33 foot sharpie (Part II: Lines), By L. Francis Herreshoff.
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$10

71984
RUDDER PUBLISHING
THE RUDDER - 1948 - Volume 64, No. 11

The Rudder Publishing Company. New York. 1948. Vol. 64, No. 11, November 1948. Edited by Boris Lauer-Leonardi. 88 PP with advertising material and b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Copy lacking the soft covers. Good. 29.8 x 23.5.
Down the Mexican coast, by Miguel E. Abed. The coast to Acapulco, by R. J. Carstarphen. Some hints on Model Making, by L. Francis Herreshoff.
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$5

71985
RUDDER PUBLISHING
THE RUDDER, The Magazine for Yachtsmen - Volume 62, Number 8

The Rudder Publishing Company. New York. 1946. Vol. 62, No. 8, August 1946. Editors: Boris Lauer-Leonardi, & Andrew Paterson. 96 PP with advertisements and b/w illustrations. Soft covers. Copy lacking the front cover. Spine reinforced. Very good. 29.8 x 23.
Pacific Cruising (Part I), by Comdr. R.P. Beebe, USN. How to build the Marco Polo H55, (Part XVII - Booms) / The Common Sense of Yacht design (chapter XIII - Measurement Rules), by L. Francis Herreshoff. Revival of the Bermuda Race, by J. Julius Fanta. ...
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$5

71943
SAMLER BROWN, A & GORDON BROWN, G. (editors)
THE SOUTH AND EAST AFRICAN YEAR BOOK & GUIDE with Atlas and Diagrams

Sampson Low, Marston. London. 1925. 31st annual edition. (30 adv.), LI, 920, (64 "Union-Castle" Atlas), (137 adv.) PP with tables, graphs and diagrams as well as 64 pages of an atlas with 1 plan and 32 maps in colour. Cloth cover, decorated front and back covers. Near fine. 18.7 x 13.
Guide edited for the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company.
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$50

71929
SCHAFFER, Irene
DERWENT RIVER EXCURSION on board the "Lady Nelson" - Volume 1; Sandy Bay - Battery Point - Hobart

Irene Schaffer. New Town, Tasmania. 2001. 1st edition, June 2001. (4), 15, (28 plates) PP (recto only) with 43 b/w illustrations: sketch map, plans, drawings and paintings, photos. Soft covers, pictorial front, cloth spine. Covers a little soiled with a small light crease, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21.
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$30

71928
SCHAFFER, Irene
EXCURSION: NORTH BRUNY ISLAND

Irene Schaffer. New Town, Tasmania. 1996. 1st edition, March 1996. (2), VI, 47 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, facsimile of documents, plans, portraits and photos.. Soft covers, pictorial front, cloth spine. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.
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$30

67989
SCHILDER, Gunter (editor)
VOYAGE TO THE GREAT SOUTH LAND, Willem de Vlamingh 1696-1697

Royal Australian Historical Society / The Australian Bank. Sydney. 1985. 1st English edition of the 1976 Dutch original, translated by C. De Heer. X, 259 PP, plus 28 pages with 38 b/w & colour illustrations. Fp (folded): Outline chart of the Western Coast of the South Land. FEP: Atlantic & Indian Ocean with route of Willem de Vlamingh in 1696-97. REP: First printed chart referring to De Vlamingh's Voyage, 1753. Hard cover (simile leather), gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 16.5. 0909954097
Last large scale voyage of exploration undertaken by the Dutch East India Company (V.O.C.) to Tristan da Cunha, St. Paul, Amsterdam and the West Coast of Australia.
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$50

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

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

15781
SCOTT, James
REMARKS ON A PASSAGE TO BOTANY BAY 1787-1792 - A First Fleet Journal

Public Library of New South Wales / Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1963. 1st Ed. The William Dixson Foundation publication No. 1. XII, (2), 83, (9) PP. Fp: Facsimile of page 35 of the manuscript. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 29.2 x 20.8.
The author was on the Prince of Wales. Arrival of the First Fleet, early days in Port Jackson.
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$35

71988
SELKIRK, Patricia M., QUILTY, Patrick G. & DAVIES, Margaret (editors)
ENVIRONMENTAL CHANGE IN THE SUB-ANTARCTIC - Papers and Proceedings of the ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA - Volume 143, Part 1 & Part 2

The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2009. Volume 143, Parts 1 & 2, December 2009. VI, 118 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs & tables, maps, drawings & photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
15 papers presented at the 2nd International Forum held at the CCAMLR (Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) in Hobart, 26-27 April 2009.
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$30

71987
SELKIRK, Patricia M., QUILTY, Patrick G. & DAVIES, Margaret (editors)
FORUM ON THE SUB-ANTARCTIC - Papers and Proceedings of the ROYAL SOCIETY OF TASMANIA - Volume 141, Part 1 & Part 2

The Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2007. Volume 141, Parts 1 & 2, November 2007. VI, 214 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs & tables, maps, drawings & photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.6 x 21.
24 papers presented at the Forum held at the CCAMLR (Convention on the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources) in Hobart, 6-7 July 2006.
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$30

71750
SHAKESHEFF, Kevin (editor)
CASPER SHIPPING Limited - Our Heritage Since 1872

Casper Shipping Ltd. Middlesbrough, Teeside. 2002. 1st Ed. (2), 30 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Marbled endpapers. Hard cover, simile leather, Title on front board and spine. Dedicatory note on verso of front endpaper, dated and signed by Kevin Shakesheff, Chairman Institute Chartered Shipbrokers. Fine (mint condition) 30.3 x 21.5.
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$100

67613
SHARP, Andrew (editor)
DUPERREY'S VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND IN 1824

Alexander Turnbull Library. Wellington. 1971. 1st Ed. 125 PP, plus 1 folded map, 6 b/w plates, and 1 large folded chart at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a rubbed around edges and cloth cover has a little shelf wear on bottom edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 15.7.
Accounts & illustrations from Duperrey's visit in La Coquille with details of Maori & European life in New Zealand in 1824.
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$20

51633
SHINEBERG, Dorothy
THEY CAME FOR SANDALWOOD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1967. 1st Ed. 299 PP with facsimile of the title page of the Log of the Louisa and 2 maps, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Andrew Cheyne's plan of the Isle of Pines, 1842. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with clear plastic sleeve. Faint foxing spots on top outside edges. Fine. 22 x 14.5.
A study of the sandalwood trade in the South West Pacific 1830-1865.
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$30

71959
SMYTH, Dacre
VIEWS OF VICTORIA, in the Steps of Von Guérard - A Fifth Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose

Dacre Smyth. Melbourne. 1984. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir William Dargie. 119 PP with 102 colour plates: 51 by Eugen Von Guerard anf 51 by Darge Smyth. Eps: sketch map of Victoria with geographical position of each plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet name of previous owner on front endpaper. Signed by the author / artist on title page. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 22.5. 0959519858
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$30

71718
SOHMEN, Helmut
SHIPPING IN TRANSITION: 1983-1986: More Selected Speeches and Papers

H. Sohmen / Fairview Printing Production. Hong Kong. 1986. August 1986 edition. (8), IV, 158 PP with 1 b/w photo of author at "BIMCO General Meeting 1983, Madrid". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner on verso of preliminary page, signed by the author. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5.
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71907
SOTHEBY'S
TRAFALGAR, NELSON and the Napoleonic Wars, including the Matcham Collection

Sotheby's. London. 2005. September 2005 edition. 356, (4) PP (on glossy paper), with hundreds of colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers, title on front cover and spine. Small date stamp on title-page, o/wise near fine. 27 x 21.
266 items offered at an auction held in London 5th October 2004.
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$50

22766
SOUTER, Gavin
MOSMAN, A History

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. Reprint of the 1994 original. XII, 378 PP with 4 plans, and 18 b/w illust., plus 16 pages with 48 b/w plates, and 4 pages with 7 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 9780522845914
Whaling and careening of ships in the early years to a modern suburb on north shore, Sydney.
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72034
SOUTHALL, Ivan
SOFTLY TREAD THE BRAVE - A Triumph over Terror, Devilry, and Death by Mine Disposal Officers John Stuart Mould, G.C., G.M., and Hugh Randal Syme, G.C., and Bar

Readers Book Club. Melbourne.. 1961. Reprint. 288 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and is in a protective sleeve. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.
The exploits of two Australian mine-disposal officers, both RANVR, during WWII in Great Britain.
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$70

21270
STAMP, Tom & Cordelia
WILLIAM SCORESBY, Arctic Scientist

Caedmon of Whitby Press. London. c. 1975. 1st Ed. XII, 253 PP with 20 b/w illust. (2 facsimiles of documents, engravings, sketches). Fp: Portrait of William Scoresby. Hard cover, dj. Jacket has been covered with a laminate protection. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0905355008
Biography of a whaling captain, an Arctic explorer, a scientist, an active clergyman, ...
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$35

71793
ST.-JOHNSTON, T. R.
SOUTH SEA REMINISCENCES

T. Fisher Unwin. London. 1922 1st Ed. 213, (3), (32 publications) PP with 2 maps, plus 16 plates with 31 b/w photos and the folded map "South Sea Islands" at end of book. Fp: The author. Cloth cover with minimal wear, title in blind on front board and gilt title on a lightly sunned spine, top outside edge tinted. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.
Former District Commissioner in Fiji. WWI... Meeting in Honolulu with Duke Kahanamoku, surf-rider.
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$75

71982
STONE, Herbert (Editor)
YACHTING - Volume 81, No. 4

Yachting Publishing Corporation. New York. 1947. Vol. 81, No. 4, April 1947. 178 PP with 1 watercolour "Tenant's Harbor", by James Verrier, on page 50 and b/w illustrations (cartoons & drawings, maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover (Stepping Brilliant's Foremast, by J.J. Fanta). Near fine. 30.5 x 23.
She's to be the Brigantine "Yankee", by Irving Johnson (pages 64, 65 & 122): A Rig for a round-the-world Cruise and the Reasons for it. ...
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18797
STRANGE, James
JAMES STRANGE'S JOURNAL AND NARRATIVE OF THE COMMERCIAL EXPEDITION FROM BOMBAY TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Washington. 1982. Reprint of the 1928 original, with an introductory material by A.V. Venkatarama Ayyar, and notes by John Hosie & F. W. Howay. 144, (2 colophon) PP with 3 b/w plates, plus folded map in back pocket. Eps: chart of the Cook Channel and Strange Island near Nootka Island. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional light foxing spots, o/wise fine. 23.8 x 16.2. 0877702675
Expedition to the North-west Coast of America in 1786, which sailed from Bombay on 08/12/1785, on board the Captain Cook and The Experiment.
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$30

71931
SUMMERS, Martin
BLUEBIRD: A Dream of a boat in six Acts (after Maeterlinck)

Collectors' Books Limited. Cirenster, Gloster. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Raymond Baxter. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, by Scott Beadle. Fp: Maurice Maeterlinck FEP: Advertisement for "The Blue Bird". REP: plan "Arrangement of Motor Yacht". Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Note to previous owner on verso of free fly of front endpaper. Dated and signed by author on half title page. Fine. 24.5 x 19.5. 0946604037
Sir Malcolm Campbell and his different "Blue Bird". ... Act Three: For King and Country as one of the "Dunkirk Little Ships". ...
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$40

71965
TARBATH, Dave
GOLD FROM THE SEA: The Abalone Industry (in 40 South Tasmania)

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2001. Issue No. 21, Winter 2001, edited by Warren Boyles and Lyn Wilson. 80 PP. Contains article from P.27 to 30 with 4 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.4 x 21.
... Other article: Van Diemen's Land through German eyes, by Warren Boyles. ...
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$10

71820
TSE-TUNG, Mao
SELECTED MILITARY WRITINGS

Foreign Languages Press. Peking. 1968. 1st Pocket edition. 410, (2) PP, plus 1 duotone portrait of Chairman Mao, with tissue guard. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, ribbon page marker, dust jacket with a few small chips. Slipcase with title on spine. Fine. 15.5 x 11.
Writings between 4th October 1928 to 21st April 1949.
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$20

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

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

71881
UREN, Malcolm
SAILORMEN'S GHOSTS - The Abrolhos Islands in Three Hundred Years of Romance, History and Adventure

Robertson & Mullens. Melbourne. 1940. 3rd edition in December 1940 of the November 1940 original. Introduction by Thomas Wood. (2), 254 PP with 2 maps and 8 b/w illustrations (engravings), plus 20 pages with over 40 b/w photos. Fp: Landing the water barrel from Suomi. Eps: Maps and illustrations. Orange cloth cover, title on a sunned spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.5.
Published in 1940, for the centenary of the naming of Pelsart island.
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$25

71497
VAUCAIRE, Michel
HISTOIRE DE LA PECHE A LA BALEINE

Payot. Paris. 1941. 1st Ed. 264 PP with graphs, tables & 24 engravings in text, plus 8 plates with 11 photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Ageing of paper, pages uncut (except for the 8 first and the 24 last leaves). Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Whaling specialist pasted down on preliminary page. French text. Very good. 23 x 14.2.
Natural history of the whales, development of fishing, equipment, use of whale oil...
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$35

30390
VILLIERS, Alan
BY WAY OF CAPE HORN

Ibex. Melbourne. 1996. Reprint of the 1930 original, with a 1952 preface by the author. 265 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos by Ronald Gregory Walker and Alan Villiers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.2.
The author's first deep sea voyage on the tall ship "Grace Harwar" April to September 1929 from Wallaroo (South Australia) to Queenstown (Ireland).
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$40

71996
WINCHESTER, Clarence (editor)
SHIPPING WONDERS OF THE WORLD, A Saga of the Sea in Story and Picture - Part 35: The "Sovereign of the Seas"

The Amalgamated Press. London. 1936. 6th October 1936, Part 35: 1003 - 1124 PP with 36 b/w illustrations, plus 1 photogravure plate in colour "Sovereign of the Seas", . Soft cover, pictorial front (Wolf lighthouse off Land's End, Cornwall). Near fine. 28 x 21.5.
... Russian Shipping, by Frank C. Bowen. ... The secret of the Niger, by Sidney Howard. The "Sovereign of the Seas". Gunboat patrols in China, by Hector C. Bywater.
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$8

71997
WINCHESTER, Clarence (editor)
SHIPPING WONDERS OF THE WORLD, A Saga of the Sea in Story and Picture - Part 36: His Majesty's Customs Service

The Amalgamated Press. London. 1936. 13th October 1936, Part 36: 1125 - 1156 PP with 30 b/w illustrations, plus 3 photogravure plates "R.M.S. Orion". Soft cover, pictorial front (a Brixham trawler). Near fine. 28 x 21.5.
The Restless North Sea, by F. A. Bex. The World's largest ship - 9: R.M.S. Orion, by Peter Duff. His Majesty's Customs Service, by Frank C. Bowen.
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$8

72001
WINCHESTER, Clarence (editor)
SHIPPING WONDERS OF THE WORLD, A Saga of the Sea in Story and Picture - Part 54: The New Channel Train Ferry

The Amalgamated Press. London. 1937. 16th February 1937, Part 54: Page 1701 - 1732 with 31 b/w illustrations, plus 3 photogravure plates of "Britain's Famous fishing Centre". Soft cover, pictorial front (Nord-deutscher Lloyd Liner "Europa"). Covers rubbed and chipped, o/wise very good. 28 x 21.5.
Coastal pleasure steamers, by Frank C. Bowen. Dover-DunkirkTrain Ferry, by C. Hamilton Ellis.
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$5