Maritime Books

Subject Listing

Last update: Thursday, 11 July 2024.

Australian Shipping & Maritime History

Australian Ports, including Port Periodicals

Other Ports - Worldwide

Merchant Shipping History

Shipping Companies

Passenger Liners

Shipping Ephemera & Memorabilia, Menus, Plans

Tall Ships: Windjammers, Clippers, Canoes, Outriggers

Alan Villiers books and magazine articles

General Maritime History and Travel - Ships & Sea Stories (Fact & Fiction)

Ferries, Paddlewheels, Coastal Craft, Working Sail, Canals & Barges, Gondolas, Junks

Yachts and Yachting, Sailing and Cruising, Surfing, Life-Saving

Yachting, Sailing and Cruising Magazines

Navies and Warfare

Royal Australian (RAN) and Royal New Zealand Navies (RNZN)

Royal Navy (RN) incl. WWI, WWII & the Merchant Navy in War

United States Navy (USN)

The Pacific War & Pearl Harbour

Other Navies & General Sea Warfare

Sea Battles - Trafalgar & Nelson

Warships: Destroyers, Battleships, Cruisers, Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Seaplanes, Weapons

Seamanship & Navigation, Marine Law, Engines, Technical

Navigation and Seamanship Magazines

Maps, Cartography, Hydrography, Pilot Books, Maritime Guides/Dictionaries, Lighthouses, Flags, Signals

Ship and boatbuilding & Naval Architecture

Ship Models & Modelling and Modelling Mags/Periodicals

Nautical Magazines and Periodicals

Sea Breezes

World Ship Society Mags and Newsletters

Signals (ANMM), Sea Heritage Magazine (Sydney Maritime Museum), Dog Watch, The Log

Classic Boat and WoodenBoat magazines

Other nautical magazines/periodicals

Marine Art, Maritime Museums, Nautical Antiques, Instruments, Knots, Sea shanties, Scrimshaw

Shipwrecks & Marine Archaeology

Diving & Salvage

Oceanography: Fish and Fishing Vessels, Shells, Pearls & Pearling, the Great Barrier Reef

Pirates, Corsairs & Treasure

Whaling and Sealing History

Antarctic and Arctic Regions

Islands and their Stories

Voyages of Exploration

Australia: Exploration, Aborigines, Convicts, Settlement


Historical periodicals - Royal Australian Historical Society (RAHS), Hakluyt Society, Mariner's Mirror, Royal Geographic Society, Naval Historical Review, The Great Circle (AAMH), Australian Heritage Magazine ...

National Geographic, Walkabout and Australian Geographic Magazines

Captain James Cook

The Bounty Mutiny, Bligh, Pitcairn & Norfolk Island

The Pacific Islands

General Pacific incl. New Zealand - Cook Islands

Papua New Guinea



Solomons, Tonga, Samoa, Kiribati

Pacific Missionaries/Religions

Pacific Art

French Polynesia - Tahiti & Marquesas

New Caledonia, Vanuatu (New Hebrides) & Wallis Island

Pacific Magazines/Periodicals - Société des Etudes Historiques (SEH), Société des Océanistes, Journal of Pacific History, Journal of the Polynesian Society, Pacific Islands Monthly, etc..

Indian Ocean & S.E. Asia

Indian Ocean Region: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion Island, Seychelles, Africa

South-East Asia: China, Japan, Indonesia, Philippines, India ..

Miscellaneous and some general art

Artwork of Captain Brett Hilder - Portraits and Landscapes of his time at sea in the Pacific.