Maritime Books

Whaling and Sealing History

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

50913
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 19, Nos. 1 & 2 - 1997
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1997. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 4 figures. No. 2: 73-142 PP with 11 tables and 10 figures. Card covers. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.

No. 1: A regular and reciprocal system of commerce: Botany Bay, Nootka Sound and the isles of Japan, by Robert J. King. From Torres Islands to Dobo: the 1905 departure of the Torres Strait pearl-shelling fleets to Aru, Netherlands East Indies, by Steve Mullins. Cook's Endeavour Bark, by Mike Connell and Des Liddy. Volume 2: Productivity in the 20th century Antarctic Pelagic and shore station Whaling, by Bjorn Basberg. The Dutch East India Company: a reluctant discoverer, by Femme S. Gaastra...

54027
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 6, Nos. 1 & 2 - 1984
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1984. Edited by Frank BROEZE. 76 PP with 10 figures. No. 2, October 1984. 77-152 PP with 10 figures. Card covers, faded around edges with light foxing, o/wise very good. 24.3 x 16.3.

No. 1: Jave-la-grande, by W.A.R. Richardson. Nos 1 & 2: The Maritime Fur Trade - (part I: Bonanza Years of the Fur Trade, 1789-1809 & part II: The Second phase, 1810-1820 ..., by Rhys Richards.

54028
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 9, Nos. 1 & 2 - 1987
$20.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1987. Edited by John BACH & Vaughan EVANS. No. 1, April 1987: 72 PP with 17 figures. No. 2, October 1987. 73-148 PP with tables and 3 figures. Card covers, light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.

No. 1: Scrimshaw in Australia (Part II), by Janet West...

70290
AAMH
WHALING - SEALING - Special Issue of THE GREAT CIRCLE, Volume 40, No. 2, 2018
$40.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth, W.A. 2018. Special Issue: Vol. 40, No. 2, 2018, edited by Michael McCarthy. X, 155 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 16.3.

The role of Sealers, Whalers and Aboriginal People in the Exploration of Western Australia, by Ross Anderson. Findings from an Analysis of Data in the British Southern Whale Fishery, by Dale Chatwin. Foundations of the British South Sea Whale Fishery 1763-1785, by Jane Clayton. Three Sydney Whaling Captains of the 1830, by Mark Howard. Australian Sealers in the Antarctic Region 1820-1822, by Michael Pearson. The Whaling Career of Captain Robert Newby: A British Master Whaler in the Pacific, by Rhys Richards & Jocelyn Chisholm.

70391
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 24, No. 2, 2002
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Adelaide. 2002. Volume 24, No. 2, 2002, edited by Steve Mullins. 70 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w Photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 2: James Clark and the Celebes Trading Co. ... in the Netherlands East Indies, by Steve Mullins.

70395
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 36, No. 2
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth, W.A. 2014. Vol. 36, No.2 - 2014, edited by Michael McCarthy. (6), 108 PP with 13 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 2. A Book of Empires: the Journal of Mary Ann Friend, 1829-31, by Deborah Care. ... Ship to shore: George Grey's Epic Coastal Explorations in Western Australia, 1837-39, by Matthew Mullumby.

70705
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 15, No. 1
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1993. Vol. 15, No.1 - 1993, edited by G.R. Henning. 62, (2) PP with 1 table. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: Early Sealing in the Falkland Islands Dependencies, by A. B. Dickinson. An 18th century Conventual Franciscan Naturalist on the Lapérouse Expedition: Père Laurent Receveur (1757-1788), by F. R. L. Carleton. ...

75254
ABBEY, Lloyd
THE LAST WHALES
$5.00 AUD

Doubleday / Transworld Publishers Ltd. London. 1990. Paperback edition. 319 PP with 1 world map "The Great Blue Whales" (on double page) and a 5 pages glossary. Pictorial soft covers with a few light creases. Slight ageing of paper. Very good copy. 23.3 x 14.6. 9780385401159

64109
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Plates II, 106 to 199: Niue to Ladrones
$100.00 AUD

Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Cambridge. 1903. February 1903 edition. No. IV of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College", Plates No. II. (6), no pagination, 376 PP with 94 b/w plates, each with protecting page and caption. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 29 x 20.5.

Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August 1899 to March 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., commanding.

64110
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Plates III, 200 to 236: Charts and 2 colored plates
$100.00 AUD

Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Cambridge. 1903. February 1903 edition. No. IV of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College", Plates No. II. (6), no pagination, 144 PP with 34 b/w plates of charts (22 of them folded), and 2 colour plates (Bora Bora & Pinaki), each with protecting page and caption. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 29 x 20.5.

Reports on the Scientific Results of the Expedition to the Tropical Pacific, in charge of Alexander Agassiz by the U. S. Fish Commission Steamer "Albatross" from August 1899 to March 1900, Commander Jefferson F. Moser, U.S.N., commanding.

61574
ALEXANDER, Caroline
SOUTH POLE RACE (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2011. Volume 220, No. 3, September 2011. 156 PP. Contains article P. 122 to 135 with 1map in colour, 1 figure and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

The 1911 race to the South Pole between Scott and Amundsen.

74372
ALLEN, Everett S.
CHILDREN OF THE LIGHT, The Rise and Fall of New Bedford Whaling and the Death of the Arctic Fleet
$40.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1973. 2nd printing, 10/73 of the 1973 original. XII, 302 PP with 2 maps and 17 b/w illustrations (7 on double page). Eps: Abandonment of the whalers in the Arctic Ocean, September 1871. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Note at top of title page blocked out (liquid ink). Otherwise a near fine copy. 24 x 16. 0316034223

Out of a fleet of 39 American whaling ships, 32 of them were trapped or crushed by the ice pack in 1871-72.

33885
ALLEN, Gay Wilson
MELVILLE AND HIS WORLD
$15.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 102 b/w illust. Title spread: The Harpooner prepares to strike, by Sir Oswald Brierly. Cloth cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 18.3. 0670467405

55168
ALLEN, Madelene Ferguson
WAKE OF THE INVERCAULD - Shipwrecked in the sub-Antarctic: A great-gand daughter's pilgrimage
$25.00 AUD

Exisle Publishing. Auckland. 2005. Reprint of the 1997 original. 256 PP with 4 maps, duotone illustrations, and 16 pages of colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 19.3. 0908988028

Shipwrecked on the Auckland Islands, 10th May 1864, during a crossing between Melbourne and Callao. Survival on inhospitable shores, rescue 20th May 1865.

44559
ALLEN, Mark (editor)
WHALE HUNTERS ON WESTERN SHORES (in Mains'l Haul)
$25.00 AUD

Maritime Museum Association. San Diego. 2001. Reprint of : Mains'l Haul, A journal of Pacific Maritime History, Vol. 37 No. 1 (Winter 2001). 48 PP with b/w illustrations (map, plan, engravings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 094458005X

History and Archaeology of the Ballast Point Whaling Station, by Ronald V. May. Nineteenth-Century Whaling on California shores, by Georgia Fox. Japanese Whaling at Point Lobos, California, by Sandy Lydon. Power Whaling, Industrial Shore Whaling on the West Coast 1905-1972, by Robert Lloyd Webb.

13069
ANDERSON, Commander William R. & BLAIR, Clay
NAUTILUS, 90 NORTH
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1959. 1st UK Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G.B.H. Fawkes. 190 PP with 3 text illustrations (1 drawing & 2 facsimiles of documents), plus 16 pages with 43 b/w photos & 1 cutaway view of the Nautilus. Fp: Ship's position, 3rd August, 1958, at 19.15. FEP: Route of Nautilus, Hawaii to Portland, England. REP: Route of Nautilus, Seattle-Bering Strait-Honolulu. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Name and address of previous owner on verso of the FEP, o/wise contents are near fine. 21 x 14.

The astonishing feat of the first nuclear-propelled submarine.

71514
ARNAUD, Patrick M. & BEUROIS, Jean
LES ARMATEURS DU RÊVE, Les Concessions Bossière et les Sociétés Françaises d'Exploitation des Iles Australes de l'Océan Indien (1893-1939) / THE SHIPOWNERS OF THE "DREAM", The Bossière's Leases and the Exploitations of the ...
$40.00 AUD

Patrick Arnaud & Jean Beurois. Marseille. 1996. 1st bilingual edition. English traduction by Mrs Janet Boglio. 116 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, ..). Card covers, pictorial front. French & English text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Story of the Bossière brothers and their whaling and sealing ventures in the Southern Indian Ocean.

72064
ARNAUD, Patrick M. & BEUROIS, Jean
LES ARMATEURS DU RÊVE, Les Concessions Bossière et les Sociétés Françaises d'Exploitation des Iles Australes de l'Océan Indien (1893-1939) / THE SHIPOWNERS OF THE "DREAM", The Bossière's Leases and the Exploitations of the ...
$50.00 AUD

Patrick Arnaud & Jean Beurois. Marseille. 1996. 1st bilingual edition. English traduction by Mrs Janet Boglio. 116 PP with b/w illust. (maps, photos, ..). Card covers, pictorial front. Copy signed on title page, by Patrick Arnaud, co-author. French & English text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Story of the Bossière brothers and their whaling and sealing ventures in the Southern Indian Ocean.

72858
Australian Nature Conservation Agency
REPORT OF THE WORKSHOP ON SCIENTIFIC AND VETERINARY ACTIVITIES AT CETACEAN STRANDINGS, Jervis Bay Territory, 1996
$45.00 AUD

Wildlife and Marine Management / Biodiversity Group of Environment Australia. Canberra. 1997. Report June 1997. 207 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Soft covers, illustrated front, clear plastic protection, staples. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Workshop held 1-3 May 1996 at Jervis Bay National Park.

66483
AW, Michael, BATUNA, Dr. Hanny
PLIGHTS OF OUR OCEAN (in Ocean Geographic, No. 29, 2014)
$10.00 AUD

OceanEnvironment / Ocean Geographic. Sydney. 2014. The Sustainable edition. Issue 29, July 2014. Edited by Evonne Ong. 96 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.6 x 21.5.

Fish to eat or not to eat (sustainable seafood), by Alex Rose. Killing ourselves quickly, (plights of our Ocean). ... A naturalist in Lembeh, by Mike Scotland. ...

75271
BAKER, Alan N.
WHALES AND DOLPHINS OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND - An Identification Guide
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1990. 2nd edition of the 1983 original. 133 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Humpback Dolphin. Fp: 59 sperm whales stranded near Gisborne. FEP: Migration routes of Humpback whales in the Australasian region. REP: 45 profiles of whales and porpoises. Stiff covers, pictorial front, protecive sleeve. Fine. 21 x 13.7. 0044422016

61900
BANNISTER, John L.
GREAT WHALES
$20.00 AUD

CSIRO Publishing. Melbourne. 2008. 1st Ed., in the "Australian Natural History" series. X, 142 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, maps, photos) and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780643093737

71463
BARRON, Captain William
OLD WHALING DAYS
$25.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1996. 2nd reprint in the Conway Classics series of the 1895 original Ed. VIII, 211 PP. Glossary (P. 207 to 211). Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on inside front cover, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 13.8. 0851776957

Last years of the whaling fleets from Hull, Aberdeen.., operating in the Davis Strait. The author went to sea in 1849 as a cabin boy on board the "Truelove" and became her Captain in 1861...

68234
BAUGHMAN, James P.
THE MALLORYS OF MYSTIC: Six Generations in American Maritime Enterprise
$15.00 AUD

The Marine Historical Association. Mystic Seaport. 1972. 1st edition. XVIII, 496, (10) PP with 5 figures and 41 tables, plus 36 pages with 53 b/w illustrations. Fp: Packet ship "Eliza Mallory". Eps: Advertisement for Atlantic, Gulf & West Indies Steamship Lines, 1911. Cloth cover, gilt decoration (house flag) on front board, gilt title on spine. Stamps "University of Tasmania" on endpapers, outside edges and title page, and remnants of shelf number at foot of spine. Otherwise, contents are near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 081954048X

21367
BAX, Allan E.
AUSTRALIAN MERCHANT SHIPPING, 1788-1849 [in Journal and Proceedings RAHS]
$25.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1952. Volume XXXVIII, Part VI, (published in March 1953). Article from P.249 to 284 with 4 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, tile on front cover. Very good. 20.9 x 13.8.

Paper read before the Royal Australian Historical Society in April 1952: on bay whaling then offshore whaling, coastal and inland trade...

73119
BENNETT, A. G.
WHALING IN THE ANTARCTIC
$60.00 AUD

Wm. Blackwood & Sons. London. 1931. 3rd impression in December 1931 of the May 1931 original. X, 222 PP, plus 24 b/w plates. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Front cover with light speckles. Light foxing on outside edges. Neat stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and signatures of previous owners on verso of front endpaper. Contents clean and still a very good copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.5.

The modern whaling industry, based on 13 years' experience including 4 with the whaling fleet operating in Antarctic waters from shore base or floating factory.

45334
BILLINGHURST, Jane (editor)
THE SPIRIT OF THE WHALE - Legend, History, Conservation
$20.00 AUD

Colin Baxter. Grantown-on-Spey, Scotland. 2000. 1st Ed. 135, (9 appendix, bibliography, index) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 22.2. 1841070661

Part 2 (pages 39 to 66): Of Whales and Gods (legends). Part 3 (pages 67 to 104): Of Whales and Men (whaling industry).

46139
BLOND, Georges
LA GRANDE AVENTURE DES BALEINES
$25.00 AUD

Editions G.P. Paris. 1955. 1st edition in Bibliothèque Super Rouge et Or. 256 PP with illustrations (depicting whaling) by Henri Dimpre: 27 in colour (including 9 on full page), and 32 in b/w (including 4 head pieces, 3 tail pieces and the colophon). Hard cover, gilt title on spine and gilt decoration on front board. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. French text. 21 x 15.

The whaling industry, from its beginning in the Bay of Biscay, to the last days in Antarctica.

43914
BONNER, W. Nigel
WHALES
$15.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1980. 1st Ed., in the Blandford Mammal series. X, 278 PP with tables and 73 figures, plus 8 pages with 14 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped and a little rubbed on front) . Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 15.2. 0713708875

49295
BOULARD, Jean-Claude
PECHEURS D'HIER
$20.00 AUD

Editions Ouest-France. Rennes, France. 1994. 1st Ed. 116 PP with 122 b/w photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Remainder stamp on rear endpaper, o/wise fine. French text. 30.5 x 24.5. 273731464X

70723
BOWDEN, K. M.
CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY OF HOBART TOWN
$30.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1964. 1st Ed. VI, 126 PP with 3 maps, plus 8 pages with 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 21 x 13.5.

The life of the most adventurous whaling master of Hobart Town... First man around Tasmania... Shipwreck on Macquarie.

72851
BRABYN, Mark W.
AN ANALYSIS OF THE NEW ZEALAND WHALE STANDING RECORD
$25.00 AUD

Department of Conservation / Te Papa Atawhai. Wellington. 1991. 1st Ed. No. 29 in the Science & Research series. Foreword by R.M. Sadleir. (6), 47 PP with 6 tables and 17 figures (maps, graphs). Soft covers, illustrated front with a clear plastic protection. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0478012756

58483
BRADBURY, Georgina, CONSOLI, Stella, COPLAND, Gordon, MATTHEWS, Shirley & SOUTHWOOD, Judith
FIELD TRIP REPORT ON WHALING STATION SITES ON EYRE PENINSULA: FISHERY BAY
$30.00 AUD

School of Cultural Studies (Archaeology), Flinders University. Adelaide. 1997. Report. 127, (90 appendix) PP (recto only) with 1 diagram, 4 tables, 10 maps, 25 drawings and 28 plates (4 of them tipped in and in colour), plus 2 large folded plans of Fishery Bay loosely inserted. Soft cover, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Note to previous owner on content page, dated and signed by co-author Gordon Copland. Fine. 29.8 x 22.

64990
BRAMICH, Deborah & GILL, Peter
ANTARCTIC WHALES & DOLPHINS
$10.00 AUD

Australia Post Philatelic Group. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition in the "Australia's Heritage in Stamps" series. 40 PP with 2 maps, 2 b/w and 46 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642225710

21273
BREWINGTON, M. V. & Dorothy
KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM PAINTINGS
$70.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass. 1965. 1st Ed. [XII], 137 PP, with 150 b/w illust. & 12 full-page colour plates. Fp (in colour): Whaling in the Northern Ice Sea. Red cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine condition. 29 x 21.2.

Catalogue of paintings, drawings and other pictorial material held at the museum. Classified by nationality of the scene or vessel: Dutch, British, Japanese, American, ...

21231
BROWER, Kenneth
WAKE OF THE WHALE
$15.00 AUD

Friends of the Earth / Hutchinson. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour photos by W.R. Curtsinger. Fp. Illustrated endpapers. Green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Covers a littled faded around edges, light foxing on first few pages, o/wise very good. Format: 35 x 26.5. 009140360X

A pictorial plea on behalf of the whales, dolphins & other sea mammals.

73034
BROWER, Kenneth
WAKE OF THE WHALE
$15.00 AUD

Friends of the Earth. San Francisco. 1979. 1st edition with an introduction by Sidney Holt. 160 PP with b/w & colour photos by W.R. Curtsinger. Fp. Illustrated endpapers. Green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Repaired short tear at top of dust jacket. Fine. Format: 35 x 26.5. 0525229507

A pictorial plea on behalf of the whales, dolphins & other sea mammals.

21330
BROWN, Diana & Colin
THE WHALER AND THE PRIVATEER, The Story of Two Ships
$25.00 AUD

Letter of Marque Press. Nantucket. 1993. 1st Ed. XXII, 275 PP with 1 folded plate "Transition Chart for Hero and Swallow", and 36 b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.4. 096382080X

The French whaler Hero (Héros du Havre) and the English privateer Swallow, from the journal of Wm. Morris, first mate of the former and Wm. Mann, a carpenter of the latter. The Swallow seized the Hero off Santa Catarina Island (Brazil) in December, 1803.

56086
BROWN, Diana & Colin
THE WHALER AND THE PRIVATEER, The Story of Two Ships
$40.00 AUD

Letter of Marque Press. Nantucket. 1993. 1st Ed. XXII, 275 PP with 1 folded plate "Transition Chart for Hero and Swallow", and36 b/w figures. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) at top of title page, signed by the authors. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.4. 096382080X

The French whaler Hero (Héros du Havre) and the English privateer Swallow, from the journal of Wm. Morris, first mate of the former and Wm. Mann, a carpenter of the latter. The Swallow seized the Hero off Santa Catarina Island (Brazil) in December, 1803.

70866
BROXAM, Graeme & CHATWIN, Dale (Editors)
PAPERS OF THE HOBART WHALING CONFERENCE: 6 - 7 May, 2019
$30.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2020. No. 67 in the Roebuck Series. 1st limited edition, signed by both editors. VIII, 165 PP, (2), with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 25.2 x 20. 9780648725213

Papers include: British and Australian Whale Fisheries, Colonial Australasian Whaling, Tasmanian and Hobart Whaling, Sealing, Australian Whaling ...

68096
BRUEMMER, Fred
THE NARWHAL - Unicorn of the Sea
$15.00 AUD

Toronto. 1993. Key Porter Books. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large size: 32 x 26.5. 1550131877

61288
BULLEN, Frank T.
THE CRUISE OF THE "CACHALOT" - Round the World after Sperm Whales
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1961. November 1961 reprint of the cheap edition 1910. XXII, 375 PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 folded map & 8 b/w plates. Fp: The "Cachalot". Hard cover, decorated front, dj. Occasional foxing. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.

A whaling cruise through the Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Oceans - Japan, Hawaii, Christmas Is., Futuna Is, Bay of Islands and the return to New Bedford.

71774
BULLEN, Frank T.
THE CRUISE OF THE "CACHALOT" - Round the World after Sperm Whales
$40.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1928. Reprint of a 1926 edition ?. XX, 301 PP with 1 map and 27 endpieces, plus 7 colour plates and the endpapers illustrated by Mead Schaeffer. Cloth covers, gilt title and illustrations on front board and gilt title on a sunned spine. Top outside edge tinted. Copy lacking the frontispiece called for. Paper ageing but very little foxing. Covers with light shelf wear and binding a little loose. Overall still a very good copy of this illustrated edition. 24.2 x 18.5.

A whaling cruise through the Atlantic, Indian & Pacific Oceans - Japan, Hawaii, Christmas Is., Futuna (Chapter XXIII), Bay of Islands and the return to New Bedford.

21241
BURROWS, Frederika Alexander
THE YANKEE SCRIMSHANDERS
$20.00 AUD

William S. Sullwold Publishing. Taunton, Mass. 1973. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

An introduction to scrimshaw: history & craftmanship. Brief description of whales, whaling & whalers.

21220
BURTON, Robert
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF WHALES
$15.00 AUD

Universe Books. New York. 1973. 2nd printing of the 1973 original. 159 PP with 2 tables and 21 figures, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: 17 species of whales. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing, mostly around page edges, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 16.4. 0876631839

Study of whales, life at sea, behaviour, birth & death. The whaling industry: founding, development, sperm whales,.. legislation & conservation.

74553
BURTON, Robert
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF WHALES
$10.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1980. 2nd edition revised and enlarged. 185 PP with 20 b/w figures and 3 tables in text, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Dust jacket a little creased and endpapers and some pages a little ruffled. Still a good copy. 22 x 14. 0233971300

56105
BUSCH, Briton Cooper
CAPE VERDEANS IN THE AMERICAN WHALING INDUSTRY 1850-1900 (in The American Neptune)
$35.00 AUD

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.

17280
CARROLL, J. R.
HARPOONS TO HARVEST, The Story of Charles and John Mills, Pioneers of Port Fairy
$100.00 AUD

Warrnambool Institute Press. Warrnambool. 1989. 1st Ed. XV, 286 PP with 4 maps & 3 plans, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Telescope. Eps: Genealogical tree. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. A very fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 15.5.

Early sealing followed by whaling in Bass Strait. Land-owner, Harbour Master,..

35309
CARTER, Jeff & Mare
WHALING ... Harpoon versus Humpback in the Pacific (in Walkabout - Vol.28, No.2)
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1962. February 1962. Contains article from P.25 to 27 with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with repairs. Very good. 30 x 24.

Whaling in the 1950s and early 1960s off Byron Bay, NSW.

72356
CARWARDINE, Mark, HOYT, Erich, FORDYCE, R. Ewan & GILL, Peter
WHALES, DOLPHINS & PORPOISES
$20.00 AUD

Reader's Digest (Australia). Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. Foreword by Priscilla Wrubel. Introduction by James Darling. 288 PP with a few b/w and hundreds of colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Top corner of the free fly of the front endpaper rubbed, o/wise a fine copy. 28.7 x 16.8. 9780864490964

65222
CARY, William S.
WRECKED ON THE FEEJEES - Experience of a Nantucket Man, the sole survivor of crew of Whaleship "Oeno", who lived for nine years among Cannibals of South Pacific
$100.00 AUD

The Inquirer and Mirror Press. Nantucket, Mass. 1928. 1st edition with a foreword by Harry B. Turner. (4), 74 PP. Contemporary card covers retaining original wrappers which are pasted down. Staples removed. Few tears repaired. Name of previous owner on rear blank page. Paper a little browned, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 19 x 14.5.

An account of the Nantucket whaling ship "Oeno" wrecked on Turtle Island on 5th April, 1825.

71936
CATHERALL, Arthur
VANISHED WHALER
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. London. 1955. 3rd reprint of 1939 1st ed. 188 PP with b/w illustrations by S. Drigin. Lacks the front endpaper. Hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket (in a protective sleeve). Foxing on outside edges and last pages. Very good. 19 x 13.5.

A whaling adventure story set in Norway.

69753
CHASE, Owen
WRECK OF THE WHALE SHIP ESSEX: The Complete Illustrated Edition: The Extraordinary and Distressing Memoir that Inspired Herman Melville's Moby-Dick
$40.00 AUD

Zenith Press. Minneapolis. 2017. 1st paperback edition, with an Introduction by Gilbert King. XXVIII, 196 PP with over 200 illustrations, drawings, fine-art prints and photos. Fp: The Charles W. Morgan. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 22.8. 9780760357361

74666
CHASE, Owen
THE WRECK OF THE WHALESHIP ESSEX - A First-Hand Account of One of History's Most Extraordinary Maritime Disasters by Owen Chase, First Mate
$10.00 AUD

Review / Headline Book. London. 2000. 1st paperback edition of the 1999 edition, with an introduction by Gary Kinder. XVI, 208 PP with tail pieces, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9780747263630

21244
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
WHALERS AND WHALING
$10.00 AUD

Philip Allan. London. 1930. 2nd edition of the 1925 original. No. 16 in the Nautilus Library series. 252 PP, 4 adv. Cloth cover, gilt device (nautilus) on front cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. Small format: 17.5 x 11.5.

The story of whaling which commenced in European waters, expanded and led to exploration to reach the Antarctic whaling grounds.

56092
CHEEVER, Rev. Henry T.
THE WHALE AND HIS CAPTORS; or THE WHALEMAN'S ADVENTURES, and The Whale Biography, as gathered on the homeward cruise of the "Commodore Preble"
$40.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1991. Facsimile reprint of the 1850 original. XIII, 314, (6 publications); 1 (colophon) PP with 34 b/w engravings. Eps: Sperm whale rammed by steam whale chaser. Hard cover, Simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0877704872

Whaling in the North & South Pacific (including Rimatara Island of the Austral Group) & Atlantic Oceans in 1844 & 1845.

58986
CHERFAS, Jeremy
THE HUNTING OF THE WHALE. A tragedy that must end
$10.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 239 PP with 9 head pieces and 2 diagrams by David Gifford. Eps: type of whales. Hard cover, dj. Paper ageing around edges, faint old tape marks on covers and a faint "cancelled" stamp on rear endpaper, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0370311426

21603
CHIPPENDALE, Captain Harry Allen
SAILS AND WHALES
$15.00 AUD

Andrew Melrose. London. 1953. Abridged edition of the 1951 US original. 192 PP with 13 line drawings by author. Fp: Picture of Capt. Harry Allen Chippendale. Eps: Tracks of some of the voyages of Captain H.A. Chippendale. Cloth cover, title on sunned spine. A very good clean copy. 21.8 x 14.

Short glossary of whaling and nautical terms. Sailing and whaling in the South Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and the Antarctic.

21246
CHISHOLM, Jocelyn
CAPTAIN CATTLIN TOWARDS NEW ZEALAND
$15.00 AUD

Author. Wellington. 1994. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, facsimile, paintings). Title-page: Facsimile of Journal of a Voyage...1827. Eps: Map of South West Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 17.5. 0959759719

Trading between Australia & New Zealand. Whaling off Kermadec, Tonga, Solomons... between 1827 & 1837.

71512
CHISHOLM, Jocelyn
BRIND OF THE BAY OF ISLANDS, Some Readings & Notes of Thirty Years in the Life of a Whaling Captain
$50.00 AUD

Author. Wellington. 1979. First limited edition of 400 copies and signed by the author on half-title page. 92 PP plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Fp: Silhouette of Capt. W.D. Brind. Eps: Plan of Korakera. Gilt-engraved hard cover. A little light foxing around edges and top outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 15.5. 0473000261

Captain Brind commanded the whaling ships Cumberland (1819-1822), Asp (1822-24), Emily (1825-1828), Toward Castle (1828-1835), then the Narwhal (1836-1840).

71489
CHITTLEBOROUGH, Dr. R. G.
GONE WHALING - Stumbling towards Sustainability
$30.00 AUD

The Jaycees Community Foundation, Inc / Whale World Albany. 2003. 1st Ed. Foreord by Peter J. Snow, Chairman Albany's Historic Whaling Station. X, 11-144 PP with 48 photo plates (17 b/w & 31 colour). Pictorial card covers. Note and date at top of title-page, otherwise fine. 20.5 x 14.2. 0958169004

The human side of Australian postwar whaling - from one who was there.

68079
CHRISTIANSEN, Pat & BLUFF History Group
SEAL HUNTERS OF THE SOUTH
$20.00 AUD

Bluff History Group. Bluff, NZ. 2007. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations (2 sketch maps, 2 genealogy trees, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. 8 lines on pages 10 & 11 highlighted, otherwise fine. 21 x 14.5. 9780473125547

An Authentic Diary of the Last Official New Zealand Sealing Season 1946.

60906
CLODE, Danielle
KILLERS IN EDEN: The story of a rare partnership between Men and Killer Whales
$25.00 AUD

Museum Victoria. Melbourne. 2011 2nd edition of the 2002 original. (10), 156 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Fp (in colour): The Death Fury, by Oswald W. B. Brierly). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780980619089

The true story of killer whales and their remarkable partnership with the whalers of Twofold Bay.

72800
COLNETT, Captain James
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH ATLANTIC AND ROUND CAPE HORN INTO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, for the purpose of extending the Spermaceti Whale Fisheries...
$65.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1968. Facsimile reprint of the 1798 original. No. 36 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), IV, XVIII, 180 PP, plus 1 portrait of Sir Philip Stephens and 9 folded plates (2 coastal views, 6 maps & 1 of a physeter or spermaceti whale). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine), clear plastic protection (repaired at back). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 20.

Captain Colnett, on board the "Rattler" after rounding the Horn, visited the Galapagos and explored the coasts from Mexico to Chile and the off-lying islands.

21383
COLWELL, Max
PETER THE WHALER IN SOUTHERN SEAS
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1978. Paperback reprint of the 1964 original. (X), 116, (2 adv.) PP with 20 illust. by G.C. Ingleton. Fp: There She Blows!. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 18.1 x 11.4. 0727002716

Whaling in the Southern Seas, from the days of Sam Enderby to the Antarctic whaling of the mid-20th Century.

32406
COLWELL, Max
WHALING AROUND AUSTRALIA
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1977. Paperback edition of the 1969 original. (12), 168, (10 bibliography & index) PP with 7 line drawings by Vic Hatcher, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w illustrations. Fp: Dolphins by the bow. Pictorial card cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0727003526

74630
COLWELL, Max
WHALING AROUND AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1969. 1st Ed. (12), 168 PP, (10 bibliography & index) with 7 line drawings by Vic Hatcher, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w illustrations. Fp: Dolphins by the bow. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21 x 13.5.

52501
COLWELL, Max, / BROWN, Peter Lancaster
WHALING AROUND AUSTRALIA / AUSTRALIA'S COAST OF CORAL AND PEARL (two books in one)
$10.00 AUD

Seal Books. Melbourne. 1995. 1st combined edition, in the "True Australian Tales" series. Whaling...: (10), 168, (10 bibliography & index) PP with line drawings (head pieces and tail pieces) by Vic Hatcher, plus 20 pages with 34 b/w illustrations. Australia's Coast...: (2), 208 PP, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illustrations. Stiff cover, pictorial front. Very good. 18 x 11.

Whaling days in Australia.

37204
CONNOR, Richard C. & PETERSON, Dawn Micklethwaite
THE LIVES OF WHALES AND DOLPHINS
$10.00 AUD

Henry Holt and Company. New York. 1994. 1st Ed., from the American Museum of Natural History. XIV, (2), 233, (4) PP with 9 head pieces and 36 b/w illust., plus 16 pages with 25 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0805019502

75502
COOK, Kenneth
THE JUDAS FISH
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1983. 1st Ed. 204 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. Very good. 18 x 11. 0727018132

Novel. Early whaling in Two Fold Bay / Eden.

37659
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves & DIOLE, Philippe
THE WHALE, Mighty Monarch of the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1972. 3rd reprint, in the Undersea Discoveries of Jacques-Yves Cousteau series. Translated from the French original by J. F. Bernard. 304 PP with 1 map on double page, 4 maps, 17 drawings and engravings, 20 b/w and 124 colour photographs. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing. Vey good. 26.5 x 18.5.

Comprehensive book on the realm of the whale.

21344
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves & PACCALET, Yves
JACQUES COUSTEAU WHALES
$15.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1988. 1st US edition, translated from the 1986 French original "La Planète des Baleines" by I. Mark Paris. 280 PP with 283 illust. (over 200 in colour). Illustrated title page, half title page and endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 24. 0810910462

Comprehensive book on the realm of the whale. Superb iconography.

12207
CREDLAND, Arthur G.
WHALES AND WHALING - The Arctic Fishery
$10.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1982. 1st Ed., Shire Album No. 89. 32 PP with 1 map and 42 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0852635974

Origins of Arctic whaling fisheries, Greenland and Davis Strait fishery, Tragedies...

60384
CROPP, Glynnis M., WATTS, Noel R., COLLINS, Roger D. J. & HOWE, K. R. (editors)
PACIFIC JOURNEYS: Essays in Honour of John Dunmore
$30.00 AUD

Victoria University Press. Wellington. 2005. 1st Ed. 232 PP with 2 tables and 4 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page signed by John Dunmore. Very good. 24 x 17. 0864735073

16 papers. 4 in French: France in the Pacifique during the "Restauration" (1815-1830), by Christian Huetz de Lemps... 12 in English: A French garden in Tasmania, by Edward Duyker... Patrick O'Reilly: Biographer of the Pacific, by Hugh Laracy... French Whalers and the Maori, by Peter Tremewan. French Whalers at Otago, by Ian Church...

67978
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND
$70.00 AUD

Antarctic Division / Department of External Affairs. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Small mark/remnants of sellotape on spine. Verso of the FFEP with dedicatory note to the Nantucket Atheneum Library dated 14 October 1970 and signed by the Author. Discreet stamp of The Nantucket Atheneum on front endpaper and at lower part of title page and on top of Chapter 1 page. An otherwise near fine copy. 25.7 x 18.5.

Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.

74396
CUMPSTON, J. S.
MACQUARIE ISLAND
$100.00 AUD

Antarctic Division / Department of External Affairs. Canberra. 1968. 1st Ed. Publication No. 93, ANARE Scientific Reports, series A (1) Narrative. XII, 380 PP with 4 tail pieces and 6 maps, plus 34 pages with 70 b/w photos. Fp: North end of Macquarie Island. FEP: Chart & plans of anchorages at Macquarie Is. REP: Bird life at the Macquarie Is. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine, nice dust jacket. A fine copy. 25.7 x 18.5.

Discovery and story of the ships which visited the island and of the men who manned them. Research expeditions.

36339
CURTSINGER, Bill
DISCOVERY IN LABRADOR: A 16th-Century Whaling Basque Port and its Sunken Fleet (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 168)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1985. July 1985. Contains article between P.40 and 71 with 2 maps, 1 b/w and 28 colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Whaling in the Strait of Belle Isle.

35285
DAKIN, Professor W. J.
WHALING AND AUSTRALIA (in Walkabout Vol. 12, No. 11)
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1946 Volume 12, No. 11, September 1946. Contains article from P.4 to 12 with 1 map and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.

Whaling in Australian waters and the Southern Ocean from the days of sails to the days of steam.

21800
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS, The story of whaling in Australian waters and other Southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times
$25.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1938. 2nd revised edition. XXIV, 286 PP, plus 34 pages with b/w plates & 2 maps. Fp: The Final Flurry, off Twofold Bay. Eps: Map of the Southwest Pacific Ocean. Original cloth cover worn, spine browned, hinges weak. Name previous owner on half title page. Top corner of frontispiece with a stain (not affecting the illustration). Internally very good. 23 x 15.7.

21925
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS
$25.00 AUD

Sirius Books. Sydney. 1963. Reprint of the 1938 revised edition (original of 1934). XXXII, 285 PP plus 16 pages with 18 bw illust. Pictorial soft cover. A near fine copy. 19.6 x 13.8.

The story of whaling in Australian waters and other Southern Seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times.

52675
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS
$20.00 AUD

Sirius Books. Sydney. 1963. Reprint of the 1938 revised edition (original of 1934). XXXII, 285 PP, plus 16 pages with 18 b/w illust. Decorated hard cover, dust jacket with a few chips and/or closed tears and in a protective sleeve, o/wise near fine. 20.5 X 13.5.

The story of whaling in Australian waters and other southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times.

70505
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS - The story of whaling in Australian waters and other Southern seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times
$40.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1934. 1st Ed. XX, 264 PP, plus 72 pages with 2 maps and 49 b/w plates. Fp: The Final Flurry, off Twofold Bay. FEP: Chart of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (lightly sunned). Foxing on few pages and on outside edges, offsetting of endpapers. Name of previous owner on half title page. A very good clean copy. 24 x 16.5.

Whaling in Australian waters and the Southern Ocean from the days of sails to the days of steam.

75255
DARBY, Andrew
HARPOON - into the Heart of Whaling
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2007. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 296 PP with b/w illustrations (6 headpieces on double page by Uko Gorter and c. 22 harpoons by Guy Holt). Eps: b/w photo by Frank Hurley, "A blue whale and whaling men flensing..., Grytviken, South Georgia. Pictorial soft covers. Light water stain in margin of 15 last leaves (not affecting text). Very good copy. 23 x 15.5. 9781741146110

60244
DARLING, James D.
WHALES: An Era of Discovery [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 174, No.6]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1988. December 1988. 765-946 PP. Contains article from P. 872 to 909 with b/w and colour illustrations (photographs by Flip Nicklin). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

10972
DAVIDSON, George
THE TRACKS AND LANDFALLS OF BERING AND CHIRIKOF ON THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash., USA. 1994. Reprint of the 1901 original. (6), 44, (7 pages bibliography), 1 colophon PP, plus 1 large folded map (50 x 105cm). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on endpapers and outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0877705275

June to October 1841, sailing on the St. Peter & St. Paul along the coasts of Alaska, during the first Russian Arctic Expedition led by Vitius Bering.

32340
DAVIDSON, Rene
THE WHALERS OF EDEN AND TWOFOLD BAY (in Heritage)
$10.00 AUD

Canberra. 1989. Australian Council of National Trusts. Volume 8, No. 2, Winter 1989. 48 PP. Includes article between pages 21 and 23 with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 23.

Also includes article by Brian Lloyd on Gabo Island Lighthouse (P.2 - 5) with 1 b/w photo & 6 colour photos.

66927
DAVIDSON, René
WHALEMEN OF TWOFOLD BAY
$30.00 AUD

René Davidson. Eden, NSW. 2004. 2nd edition. XI, 172, (3 index) PP with 2 maps and many b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 21 x 29.5. 0949362026

Historical photographs on the whales, their chases, the whalemen and their family life.

71229
DAVIDSON, René (compiler)
WHALEMEN OF TWOFOLD BAY
$35.00 AUD

Author. Eden. 1988. 1st Ed. XI, 172 PP with 2 maps and many b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings & photos). Pictorial soft cover with light wear, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 21 x 29.5. 0949362026

Historical photographs on the whales, their chases, the whalemen and their family life.

21240
DAVIES, J. L.
THE WHALES AND SEALS OF TASMANIA
$15.00 AUD

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 1963. 1st Ed. 29 PP (2 Index) with 27 b/w figures by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers foxed and with creases. Signature of previous owner (Olaf Ruhen) at top of title page. Very good working copy. 24.5 x 18.5.

Guide to the marine mammals of Tasmania. The pinnipeds (seals, sea lions & fur seals) and the cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises), endemic to Tasmania or migratory.

69782
DAVIES, J. L.
THE WHALES AND SEALS OF TASMANIA
$20.00 AUD

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Hobart. 1963. 1st Ed. 29 PP (2 Index) with 27 b/w figures by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.

Guide to the marine mammals of Tasmania. The pinnipeds (seals, sea lions & fur seals) and the cetaceans (whales, dolphins & porpoises), endemic to Tasmania or migratory.

72681
DAWBIN, W. H.
SURVEYS OF HUMPBACK AND SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALES OFF EAST AUSTRALIA, 1978-79
$30.00 AUD

The Australian Museum. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 21, 6 (appendix), 8 (5 sketch maps, 1 graph and 2 sketches "whale identification") PP (recto only). Stiff covers, clear plastic front cover, spiral bound. Near fine. 30 x 21.5.

Report on consultancy carried by the Australian Museum, Sydney by Dr. W.H. Dawbin, Chief Investigator. An East coast survey with the help of Trawler fishermen, Shipping lines, Royal Australian Navy, Sailing and Motor Yacht Clubs, Scuba diving operators, charter boats and Surf Life Saving Clubs.

59538
DELANO, Amasa
A NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE TO NEW HOLLAND AND VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
$30.00 AUD

Cat & Fiddle Press. Hobart. 1973. Facsimile extract of the 1817 original, limited to 500 copies. 58 PP. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed, o/wise fine. 22.3 x 14. 0858530104

A facsimile extract from "A Narrative of Voyages and Travels in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres comprising three Voyages round the World together with a Voyage of survey and discovery in the Pacific Ocean and Oriental Islands". Sealing in Bass Strait, calls of the ship Perseverance at Hobart and Sydney in 1804.

70959
DEPT OF PRIMARY INDUSTRY
AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES Volume 39, No. 3, 1980
$5.00 AUD

Fisheries Division, Department of Primary Industry. Canberra. 1980. March 1980. 72 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, plans and photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5.

"Soela", chartered by the CSIRO for researches in the Australian Fishing Zone, by J.G.H. Maxwell. NZ albacore Tuna catch tops 800 tonnes, by G. Habib & R. Cade. Continued growth for top end prawner, by A. J. Green. ...

21341
DEXTER, Elisha
NARRATIVE OF THE WRECK AND LOSS OF THE WHALING BRIG WILLIAM AND JOSEPH
$40.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. USA. 1988. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1848. 59 PP, 1 colophon with 5 full page illust. and 2 facsimiles of the title page of 2nd edition. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt illust. and title on front cover. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 0877704171

Wrecked in Oct. 1841 during a storm, on her return to Martha's Vineyard, after a successful whaling cruise (200 barrels of sperm oil & 12 barrels of black-fish oil).

50827
DICKSON, Rod (editor)
TO KING GEORGE THE THIRD SOUND FOR WHALES. A voyage aboard the British Whaling Vessel KINGSTON of London, Captain Thomas Dennis 1800-1802
$55.00 AUD

Hesperian Press. Perth. 2006. 1st Ed. Transcribed from the Original Ship's Logbook. XIV, 159 PP with 1 plan, 1 illustration, 5 facsimile of logbook pages, and 9 charts. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Near fine. 25 x 17.2. 0859053725

Sailed from England, January 1800... South Africa. Reached Albany, Western Australia, mid August 1800. Sailed the coast of West Australia until mid December 1800... Return via Baie de St. Augustin (Tulear), Madagascar, South Africa, St Helena...

30607
DOAK, Wade
ENCOUNTERS WITH WHALES & DOLPHINS
$15.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. Auckland. 1988. 1st Ed. 250 PP, plus 48 pages with 97 colour photos. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26.6 x 20. 0340492902

Relationship between human and cetacean creatures.

21248
DODGE, Ernest S.
PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM. REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR 1978
$10.00 AUD

Peabody Museum of Salem. Salem, Mass. 1979. 1st Ed. 98 PP, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14.

21290
DODGE, Ernest S.
BALEINIERS A TAHITI
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1971. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 11 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 31 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover (pêche à la baleine by Louis Garnera]. French text. Fine. 19 x 14.

Whaling ships in the South Pacific. Calls at Tahiti.

21249
DODGE, Ernest Stanley (Director)
PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM. REPORT OF THE DIRECTOR 1979
$10.00 AUD

Peabody Museum. Salem. Mass. 1980. 1st Ed. 85 PP, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 21.6 x 14.

72316
DOLIN, Eric Jay
LEVIATHAN: The History of Whaling in America
$25.00 AUD

W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 2007. 1st Ed. 480 PP with 26 b/w illustrations (1 title spread and 25 head pieces), plus 32 pages with 62 b/w illustrations. Papered boards, cloth spine, device on front board and gilt title on spine, dj. Small repair of front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 24.2 x 16.5. 9780393060577

41946
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air, Volume XX, No.4
$15.00 AUD

Seagoer Publishing Co. Ltd. Bristol. 1955. Summer 1955. 58 PP with 43 b/w and duotone photos. Pictorial soft cover (Taking it green). Staples removed. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.

In those brave days of sail, by Captain William F. Reid (pages 6 to 19). Thirty-one day in an open boat (following torpedoing of Silver Dawn on passage Fremantle to Persian Gulf), by G. Waye (pages 20 to 24). On the Grand Banks, with the Portuguese Fishing Fleet, by Alan Villiers.

72837
DOMVILLE-FIFE, Charles W. (editor)
THE SEAGOER - An Illustrated Quarterly of the Sea, Land and Air - Volume XVII, No. 1
$10.00 AUD

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.

74989
DOUGLAS, Captain A.C. (editor)
SEA BREEZES, The Magazine of Ships and the Sea - Vol. 73, No. 643 - 1999
$10.00 AUD

Sea Breezes. Braddan, Isle of Man. Edited by Capt A.C. Douglas. 241- 280 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

Antarctic Whaling Expedition 1948 - 1949, by Mike Pheby. NATO Marks 50th Anniversary with Show of Force, by Gary Davies. ...

21313
DOW, George Francis
WHALE SHIPS AND WHALING, A Pictorial History
$10.00 AUD

Dover. New York. 1985. Reprint of the 1925 edition. 241 PP with 207 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16.5. 0486248089

Pictorial history of whaling with an account of the whale fishery in colonial New England.

70629
DOWNES, M.C., EALEY, E.H.M., GWYNN, A.M. & YOUNG, P.S.
THE BIRDS OF HEARD ISLAND
$45.00 AUD

Antarctic Division/Department of External Affairs. Melbourne. 1959. November 1959 edition. ANARE Reports, series B, Volume 1: Zoology. 135 PP with 16 tables and 70 b/w illustrations (2 figures, 1 photo "Laurens Peninsula and Mt Olsen, from Mt. Drygalski" and 67 photo plates). Large folded map "Distribution of Birds, Heard Island 1951" (with colour) , tipped in inside back cover. Addendum, dated July 1960 loosely inserted. Soft covers, illustrated front. Spine reinforced with cloth tape. Very good. 24.3 x 18.3.

52359
DRUETT, Joan
PETTICOAT WHALERS, Whaling Wives at Sea, 1820-1920
$25.00 AUD

Collins New Zealand. Auckland. 1991. 1st Ed. VI, 213 PP, with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages of colour illustrations (Paintings by Ron Druett). Eps: "Northern Whale Fishery". Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on title page and note on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 1869500431

Experiences of women accompanying their husbands-skippers on the long and perilous voyages of the whaling ships.

56079
DRUETT, Joan (editor)
SHE WAS A SISTER SAILOR - The Whaling Journals of Mary Brewster 1845-1851
$50.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport Museum. Mystic, Conn. 1992. 1st Ed. Volume XIII in the American Maritime Library series. Forewords by Benjamin Labaree and Honore Forster. XX, 449 PP with 11 b/w photos & 8 maps, plus 22 Pages with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: Mary Brewster. Orig. cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on front endpaper. Release sheet loosely inserted. Near fine. 28.2 x 19.8. 0913372609

Two whaling voyages - one in the Pacific and the second in the Arctic.

56129
DRURY, J. Linda
THE BISHOP OF DURHAM'S WHALE, 1766-67: The Story behind the Skeleton in Durham Cathedral
$15.00 AUD

Durham County Local History Society. Durham. 1980. Offprint from Bulletin 25, December 1980. 39-52 PP. Soft cover protected by clear plastic cover, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

13987
du PASQUIER, Thierry
LES BALEINIERS FRANCAIS DE LOUIS XVI A NAPOLEON
$50.00 AUD

Kronos & Henri Veyrier. Paris. 1990. 1st Ed. Volume 2, in "Collection Kronos". Preface by Ulane Bonnel. 230 PP with 1 map and 22 b/w plates. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.5. 9782851995216

The French whale fishery revival after the Nantucket whalers migrated to Dunkirk and Lorient from the newly-formed United States.

74772
DUFEK, Rear Admiral George J.
THROUGH THE FROZEN FRONTIER
$15.00 AUD

Harcourt, Brace & Co. New York. 1959. 1st Ed. in "The Exploration of Antarctica" series. 192 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map on double page, 1 painting and 43 photos. Cloth cover, device on front board, title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is chipped around edges and a little soiled. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise contents clean and a near fine copy. 20.5 x 14.

Operations Deep Freeze I, II, III, IV.

75355
DULLES, Foster Rhea
LOWERED BOATS - A Chronicle of American Whaling
$40.00 AUD

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. London. 1934. 1st Ed. (14), 292 PP, plus 9 b/w plates. Eps: Map of the whaling grounds in the Pacific. Top edge tinted. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Ex-library copy with number at foot of spine, stamps on front outside edge, endpapers, title page, top corner of Chapter 1 and margin of each plate. Still a good complete copy of a scarce title. 20.8 x 14.5.

47345
EBER, Dorothy Harley
WHEN THE WHALERS WERE UP NORTH - Inuit Memories from the Eastern Arctic
$15.00 AUD

University Press of Oklahoma. Norman. 1996. 1st paperback printing of the 1989 original. XVII, 189 PP with 1 map on double page, 15 colour plates and many b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Fp (in colour): Nowyook Remembers. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 21.5. 9780806128528

History of the whaling in the NE waters of the Canadian Arctic seen by the original inhabitants: the Inuit.

40983
EDWARDS, Hugh
THE REMARKABLE DOLPHINS OF MONKEY MIA
$5.00 AUD

Author. Perth. 1989. 1st Ed. (6), 110 PP with 1 map , 1 colour photo and b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 66 colour photos. Title page (in colour): Dolphin. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16.2. 0731679822

65252
EDWARDS, Hugh
THE REMARKABLE DOLPHINS OF MONKEY MIA
$10.00 AUD

Author. Perth. 1989. 1st Ed. (6), 110 PP with 1 map , 1 colour photo and b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 66 colour photos. Title page (in colour): Dolphin. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note inside front cover signed by the author. Near fine. 24 x 16.2. 0731679822

41672
ELKING, Henry
A VIEW OF THE GREENLAND TRADE AND WHALE-FISHERY
$40.00 AUD

Caedmon of Whitby. Whitby. 1980. Facsimile reprint of the 1722 original. 68 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21.2 x 15. 090535513X

Urging the British government to enter the whale fishery.

32767
ELLIS, Richard
DEEP ATLANTIC - Life, Death, and Exploration in the Abyss
$30.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. X, 395 PP with 134 b/w illustrations. Title spread: male and female of the Avocet Eel (Avocettina infans). Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 17. 0679433244

Exploration of the Atlantic: Gulf Stream, Ocean Floor, hydrothermal vents... Creatures of the abyss: Deep-Sea biology, Invertebrates... Whales and Whaling.

56070
ELLIS, Richard
MEN AND WHALES
$40.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1991. 1st Ed. XV, 542 PP, with 292 b/w illustrations (including 15 paintings & 10 maps by the author), 3 pages of glossary terms and 22 pages of bibliography. Fp: A gam between the bark Sunbeam and the ship James Arnold. Eps: Engraving from the Nuremberg (1760) edition of the 1720 Dutch work by C.F. Zorgdrager of the Greenland whale fishery. Hard cover, device on front cover, gilt title on cloth cloth spine, dj. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 28.5 x 23. 0394558391

The complex history of men and whales, from the first commercial whaling by Basques of 10th Century France and Spain, to the International Whaling Commission and the worldwide movement to protect the whales.

58186
EVANS, Kathryn
SHORE-BASED WHALING IN TASMANIA HISTORICAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Volume 2: Site Histories
$35.00 AUD

Parks and Wildlife Service. Hobart. 1993. 1st Ed. (1), 73, (1) PP (recto only) with tables, plus 33 b/w plates (7 with maps " Whaling Station Locations" and 26 pages with 29 figures). Soft cover, pictorial front (whalebone at Port Davey). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Report dealing with the historic Tasmanian bay whaling industry.

70695
EVANS, Kathryn
SHORE-BASED WHALING IN TASMANIA HISTORICAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Volume 1: A Social and Economic History
$30.00 AUD

Parks and Wildlife Service. Hobart. 1993. 1st Ed. (1), 62 PP with tables and 2 b/w illustrations, plus 9 b/w plates. All illustrations: photocopy quality. Soft cover, pictorial front (whaling station, Wineglass Bay). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Report dealing with the historic Tasmanian bay whaling industry.

22127
EVANS, Peter
WHALES
$5.00 AUD

Whittet Books. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 136 PP with illustrations by Euan Dunn. Title page: Humpback whales breaching and diving. Eps: Humpback whale and calf. Laminated pictorial boards. Near fine. 21.6 x 15.3. 0905483855

Whale: motion, breathing, diving, senses, feeding... P. 84 to 99: Hunting the whale.

21413
EWERS, John K.
WHALING ON THE WEST COAST OF AUSTRALIA [in Walkabout Magazine - Vol. 19, No. 12 - December, 1953]
$25.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1953. 48 PP. Contains article pages 9 to 17 with 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers (Whale-chaser, "Carnarvon"). Very good. 30 x 24.

71919
FENTON, Tony
A HISTORY OF PORT DAVEY, South West Tasmania. Volume One: Fleeting Hopes
$40.00 AUD

Forty South Publishing Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2017. 1st Ed. Foreword by Christobel Mattingley. XXII, 312 PP with 7 maps, b/w and colour illustrations (charts, drawings, engravings, maps, paintings, photos and portraits). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 17.5. 9780995408241

Landfall and first contacts... Gold Fever. Whaling. Huon Pines... Tin Rush... Shipwrecks on an inhospitable coast.

71904
FLEMING, Fergus
BARROW'S BOYS
$15.00 AUD

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.

21236
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
MORE SOUTH SEA WHALING
$20.00 AUD

ANU / Australian National University. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. 61 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Lower corner with a light bump. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 29.3 x 20.8. 0731511611

Supplement to The South Sea Whaler. New entries: 894 to 1240.

21285
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
THE SOUTH SEA WHALER - An Annotated Bibliography...
$30.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass. 1985. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP. Fp: South Sea Whaling by W.E. Norton. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26 x 17.5. 0937854220

... bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century.

56065
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
THE SOUTH SEA WHALER - An Annotated Bibliography...
$40.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mas. 1985. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP. Fp: South Sea Whaling by W.E. Norton. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Signed by the author / compiler on title page. Fine. 26 x 17.5. 0937854220

... bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century

21340
FRANCIS, Daniel
A HISTORY OF WORLD WHALING
$15.00 AUD

Viking. Markham, Ontario. 1990. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 45 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5. 067082447X

From the beginnings with the Basque whalers of the Bay of Biscay, to the modern whaling & the IWC moratorium & the arrival of Greenpeace on the whaling scene. Whaling in paradise, in the Arctic, the Antarctic & the Sea of Cortez.

56100
FRANK, Stuart M.
CORRECTIONS TO BREWINGTON: Notes and Revisions to M.V. and Dorothy Brewington's Kendall Whaling Museum Paintings (1965)
$20.00 AUD

The Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Massachusetts. 1988. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph series. (2), 8, (2 blank) PP. Pictorial soft cover (English Whaler in the Arctic). Fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 0937854271

72 corrections and notes. With a comprehensive index of artists represented by original works in the Kendall Whaling Museum.

56101
FRANK, Stuart M.
FAKESHAW: A Checklist of Plastic Scrimshaw
$60.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass. 1988. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph series. (2), 21 PP with 3 line drawings. Title page: Scrimshaw of The Ship Niger. Pictorial soft covers with a little soiling, (the ships Niger & Sea Fox, the Arctic Ocean). Dedicatory note on title page to Honore Forster, Australian Historian & Whaling Expert, signed by the author. Contents fine . 27.7 x 21.4. 0937854255

66513
FRANK, Stuart M.
THE KWM NEWSLETTER - The Quarterly Newsletter of the Kendall Whaling Museum - Vol 13, No. 2/3
$5.00 AUD

The Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Massachusetts. 1995 . Newsletter: Vol. 13, No. 2/3, Summer / Fall 1995.. 16 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.5.

66713
FRANK, Stuart M.
THE KWM NEWSLETTER - The Quarterly Newsletter of the Kendall Whaling Museum - Vol 12, No. 3
$5.00 AUD

The Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Massachusetts. 1994 . Newsletter: Vol. 12, No. 3, Fall 1994.. 8 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.5.

75273
FRIENDS OF THE EARTH
THE WHALE MANUAL
$15.00 AUD

Friends of the Earth. San Francisco. 1978. 1st edition with 2 prefaces: 1 "The Japanese Boycott", by Mark J. Palmer & Bruce Colman and 2 "The Bowhead Controversy": by Pam Rich. X, 150 PP with 30 tables, sketches, 3 diagrams and 8 figures. Soft covers, pictorial front. Light foxing. Near fine. 21 x 13.8. 0913890197

A comprehensive assessment of the whaling controversy.

58948
FROUIN, Charles
JOURNAL DE BORD 1852-1856 - CHARLES FROUIN, CHIRURGIEN DU BALEINIER L'ESPADON
$30.00 AUD

Editions France-Empire. Paris. 1978. Reprint. 340 PP with 2 maps, plus 12 Pages with 13 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.

A world cruise by a French surgeon with calls at Albany, Akaroa, Hawaii and on the various fishing grounds of the Okhotsk and Bering.

40473
GANNIER, Alexandre
BALEINES & DAUPHINS DE POLYNESIE
$35.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2001. 1st Ed, in collection Survol. 72 PP with 1 map, 71 colour photos and 16 b/w drawings for the identification guide. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text (English and French text for the identification guide of 18 pages). 20 x 13. 2909790134

Whales and dolphins of French Polynesia, with a bilingual (English & French identification guide).

59106
GARDNER, Erle Stanley
HUNTING THE DESERT WHALE
$5.00 AUD

Readers Book Club / Companion Book Club. Melbourne / London. 1964. Book Club edition. 256 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Baja California, inset plan of Scammon's Lagoon. Hard cover. Ageing of paper. Good. 18.8 x 12.5.

Hunting/studying the rare grey whale, in the waters of Scammon's Lagoon.

34604
GARRIGUE, Claire & GREAVES, Jacqui
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, UN RENDEZ-VOUS POUR LES BALEINES - New Caledonia, A Rendezvous for the Humpback Whale
$130.00 AUD

Editions Catherine Ledru. Nouméa. 1999. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, 1 duotone illust., and hundreds of colour photos. Includes an audio CD of Humpback whale songs recorded in the lagoon of New Caledonia. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French and English text (preface and acknowledgments in Japanese). 25.5 x 25.5. 2950578411

The humpback whale at a glimpse. Life and behaviour of the humpback whale.

21349
GATENBY, Greg (Editor)
WHALES: A CELEBRATION
$30.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1983. 1st Ed. XVIII, 234 PP with 11 musical scores, 150 bw illust. & 75 colour paintings & images. Title page: Detail of a 12th Century English bestiary. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims and inside of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 28.5 x 30.5. 0316305103

Tribute to whales and dolphins by leading artists, painters & sculptors, novelists & poets, composers. A vivid protest against their slaughter...

72749
GIBBS, Jim
SHIPWRECKS IN PARADISE, An Informal Marine History of the Hawaiian Islands
$30.00 AUD

Superior Publishing Company. Seattle. 1977. 1st Ed. 184 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: HMS Discovery. Hard cover, decorated front, title on spine and front board, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly creased, rubbed, with a rough repair on the inside (now in a protective slleeve). Contents near fine. 27.5 x 22.

From the early settlers and the first European explorers, to the mid-1970's: missionaries, traders, whalers,... lighthouses.. Most informative.

65078
GIBBS, Martin
CONFLICT AND COMMERCE: American Whalers and the Western Australian Colonies 1826-1888 (in The Great Circle - Volume 22, No. 2)
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 2000. Vol. 22, No. 2, 2000. No. 2: 72 PP. Contains article P. 3 to 23 with 1 graph and 5 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

31598
GIBSON, Arrell Morgan & WHITEHEAD John S.
YANKEES IN PARADISE - The Pacific Basin Frontier
$15.00 AUD

University of New Mexico Press. Alburquerque. 1993. 1st Ed., in the Histories of the American Frontier series. XII, 495 PP with 5 maps and 58 b/w illust. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0826314422

Pioneers, Fur traders, Whalers... Military frontiers.

48543
GIBSON, Gregory
DEMON OF THE WATERS. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe
$15.00 AUD

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 soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 0733615252

71385
GIGGS, Rebecca
FATHOMS: The World in the Whale
$20.00 AUD

Scribe. Melbourne. 2020. 1st paperback edition. (10), 358 PP. Soft covers, illustrated front. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781925321388

39648
GILL, Peter & BURKE, Cecilia
WHALE WATCHING IN AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND WATERS
$15.00 AUD

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. XII, 148 PP with location maps, b/w illustrations by Ian Faulkner and colour illustrations by Pieter Folkens. Fp (in colour): Southern right whales off Head of Bight, South Australia. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 1864364726

75270
GILL, Peter & BURKE, Cecilia
WHALE WATCHING IN AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND WATERS
$15.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 1999. 1st "Australian Geograhic " edition. (XII), 148 PP with location maps, b/w illustrations by Ian Faulkner and colour illustrations by Pieter Folkens. Fp (in colour): Southern right whales off Head of Bight, South Australia. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 15. 1862760306

30021
GILL, Peter & GIBSON, Linda
WHALES DOLPHINS AND PORPOISES
$15.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed., in the Reader's Digest Explores series. 160 PP with bw and colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5. 0864491778

Illustrated guide to 48 species. Chapter 7: Whales and People, Whale Lore, History of Whaling, Whale Products... Whale Watching.

39165
GORDON, J. & GOODMAN J. (editors)
MAMMALS IN THE SEAS - Volume IV: Small Cetaceans, Seals, Sirenians and Otters
$50.00 AUD

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome. 1982. 1st Ed. FAO Fisheries Series No. 5, Volume IV. X, 531, (3) PP with tables, graphs, drawings and b/w photos. Eps: Comparative size of Mammals found in the seas. Cloth cover, device on front board, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.8. 9251005141

34 papers: 3 on sirenians and otters, 19 on seals, and 13 on small cetaceans (dolphins, porpoises).

22141
GRACE, Eric S.
WHALE: Giant of the Ocean
$30.00 AUD

Sandstone Books. Sydney. 1996. 1st Australian edition. 128 PP with colour photos. Fp: Diver meets humpback whale. Title page: A humpback flips its tail into the air. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 26 x 28.5. 1875986375

70265
GRAVES, William & SCHEFFER, Victor B.
WHALES OF THE WORLD: The Imperiled Giants & Exploring the Lives of Whales [in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 150, No.6]
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1976. December 1976. Contains articles pages 722 to 767 with 1 b/w lithography, 1 graph, 3 drawings and 39 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

35506
GRAVES, William P. E.
MARTHA'S VINEYARD (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 119, No.6)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1961. June 1961. Contains article from P.778 to 809 with 1 map and 2 b/w and 34 colour photos by James P. Blair. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Old whaling days still flavor life on sea-swept Martha's Vineyard.

19523
GREENWOOD, Gordon
THE CONTACT OF AMERICAN WHALERS, SEALERS AND ADVENTURERS WITH THE NEW SOUTH WALES SETTLEMENT (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S. (Volume XXIX, Part III, 1943)
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1943. Contains article between P.133 and 156. Soft cover. Very good. 20.8 x 14.

21264
GUNSON, Niel
THE DALTON JOURNAL, Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas 1823-1829
$10.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Warren Horton. XII, 140 PP with 12 b/w illust. Eps: Facsimile of Log Book. Hard cover, scrimshaw illustration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 0642105057

A British account of whaling in the South Seas on board the Phoenix in 1823-25 and the Harriet 1826-29.

56067
GUNSON, Niel
THE DALTON JOURNAL, Two Whaling Voyages to the South Seas 1823-1829
$35.00 AUD

National Library of Australia Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed., foreword by Warren Horton. XII, 140 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Eps: Facsimile of Log Book. Hard cover, scrimshaw illustration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on page facing title page, signed by Niel Gunson, editor. Fine. 24.8 x 17.4. 0642105057

A British account of whaling in the South Seas on board the Phoenix in 1823-25 and the Harriet 1826-29.

21326
HAGELUND, W. A.
WHALERS NO MORE - A History of Whaling on the West Coast
$10.00 AUD

Harbour Publishing. Vancouver, B.C. 1987. 1st Ed. IV, 211 PP with 68 b/w illustrations (photos, maps & sketches). Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0920080022

The reminiscences of whaling on the Pacific North-West coast between 1905 and 1972, from shore bases or steam whaling ships.

75134
HAINES, A. K., WILLIAMS, G. C. & COATES, D. (editors)
TORRES STRAIT FISHERIES SEMINAR - Port Moresby, 11-14 February 1985
$40.00 AUD

Australian Fisheries Services & Fisheries Division Papua New Guinea. Canberra. & Port Moresby. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by Robert Bain. VIII, 344 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, graphs, maps). Stiff covers, illustrated front cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed and creased, otherwise contents are clean and still a very good copy. 24.8 x 17.5. 0644050578

39325
HALEY, Delphine (editor)
MARINE MAMMALS OF EASTERN NORTH PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WATERS
$40.00 AUD

Pacific Search Press. Seattle. 1986. 2nd revised edition of the 1978 original. 296 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps & photos), plus 16 plates with 31 colour photos. Title spread: Humpback whale slapping the water with its pectoral fin. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket wih a few small chips and in a protective sleeve, o/wise a near fine copy. 28.5 x 22.2. 0931397146

On: Blue Whale, Finner Whale, Humpback Whale... Sperm Whale, Killer Whale... Walrus, Seal. As well as other Marine-adapted species: Polar Bear, Sea Otter and Steller Sea Cow.

10431
HALEY, Nelson Cole
WHALE HUNT, The Narrative of a Voyage by Nelson Cole Haley, Harpooner in the Ship Charles W. Morgan 1849-1853
$25.00 AUD

Robert Hale Ltd. London. 1950. 1st UK Ed. 319 PP with 16 full-page b/w illust. in text. Library binding, with number on spine, stamp on FFEP, at bottom of title-page and its verso. Contents clean and a very good copy of a scarce title. 21 x 14.

Sperm whaling in the South Pacific.

74411
HALEY, Nelson Cole
WHALE HUNTER
$15.00 AUD

Seaforth Publihing. Barnsley, London. 2011. 1st Ed. No. 6 in the "Seafarers' Voices" series. Abridged edition with a new introduction by Vincent McInerney. XII, 194, (1 publications) PP with 1 map + an inset, on double page. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 18.5 x 12. 9781848320963

Sperm whaling in the South Pacific.

74952
HARDY, Sir Alister
THE OPEN SEA: ITS NATURAL HISTORY - Part II: Fish and Fisheries
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. c. 1960. 1st edition in "The New Naturalist" series. Part II: XIV, 322 PP with 114 figures (diagrams, drawings & maps), plus 16 plates with 131 watercolour drawings by author, and 32 plates with 68 b/w photos. Cloth cover with some wear and a vertical crease, gilt title on a sunned/dulled spine. Top and bottom outside edges tinted. Ex-library copy lacking the title page, with library number blocked on lower part of spine and with stamp of the Invercagill Public Library on lower margin of P.1 and P.305. A good working copy. 22.2 x 15.5.

Masterly study of the vast swarms of life inhabiting the world's oceans. Chapter 15 of part II: Whales, Walruses and Wild Men.

44122
HARROD, Dominick (editor)
WAR, ICE & PIRACY, The Remarkable Career of a Victorian Sailor - Journals and Letters of Samuel Gurney Cresswell
$15.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 1861761384

Fighting the Malay Pirates in 1843 to 1846. HMS Investigator and navigation in the Arctic, 1848-1853. HMS Archer in the Baltic during the Crimean War.

46992
HEARNE, Samuel
A JOURNEY FROM PRINCE OF WALES'S FORT IN HUDSON 'S BAY TO THE NORTHERN OCEAN
$75.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1968. Reprint of the 1795 original. No. 25 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), XLIV, 458, (2) PP, plus 8 folded plates. Fp: folded plan exhibiting Mr. Hearne' Tracks. Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette, front cover & spine. Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 21.

A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean, undertaken by order of the Hudson's Bay Company, for the discovery of copper mines, a North West Passage, &c. in the years 1769, 1770, 1771 & 1772.

46947
HEBERLEY, Heather
LAST OF THE WHALERS. Charlie Heberley's Story
$20.00 AUD

Cape Catley Ltd. Auckland. 2004. Reprint of the 2002 original. VIII, 9-212 PP with 1 map, 1 head piece and 2 pages with facsimile of newspaper clippings, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos and 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0908561903

Last days of whaling in New Zealand: Tory Channel and Great Barrier Island.

42906
HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel
MUTINY ON THE GLOBE - The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock
$30.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2002. 1st Ed. XX, 280 PP with 1 map on double page and 1 sketch map, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Mili Atoll (inset Pacific Ocean with location map). Hard cover, dj. Paper a little browned around edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0747559023

1824 mutiny on the Nantucket whaling ship Globe.

65626
HEFFERNAN, Thomas Farel
MUTINY ON THE GLOBE - The Fatal Voyage of Samuel Comstock
$10.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2002. 1st paperback edition. XX, 280 PP with 1 map on double page and 1 sketch map, plus 16 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Eps: map of Mili Atoll (inset Pacific Ocean with location map). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 16. 0747560986

1824 mutiny on the Nantucket whaling ship Globe.

56116
HEINES, Donald S. (editor)
WHALING WITH CAPTAIN PENNIMAN. Log of Thomas Knowles
$30.00 AUD

Donald S. Heines. Orleans, Ma. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreward by Donald S. Heines. 23, (5) PP with b/w illustrations (1 portrait and silhouettes of Whales), plus 4 pages facsimile pages of original log with 3 wood block prints of whales. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 15.

Whaling in the North Atlantic Ocean on the bark Minerva of New Bedford: May/August 1860.

75272
HEINTZELMAN, Donald S.
A WORLD GUIDE TO WHALES, DOLPHINS, AND PORPOISES
$15.00 AUD

Winchester Press. Tulsa, Oklahoma. 1981 1st Ed. XX, 156 PP with tables, 7 maps, 25 "Artist's Plates" by Rod Arbogast, and 24 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 12. 0876913230

66292
HELLER, Peter
THE WHALE WARRIORS: On Board a Pirate Ship in the Battle to Save the World's largest Mammals
$15.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2008. 1st Australian edition of the 2007 US original. (12), 303, (3) PP with 1 map on double page, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 20.8 x 13.5. 9780732287320

21352
HELLMAN, Nina & BROUWER, Norman
A MARINER'S FANCY - The Whaleman's Art of Scrimshaw
$40.00 AUD

South Street Seaport Museum. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 126 figures (36 in colour). Fp: Pie crimpers or "jaggers". Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 20.2. 0295972122

The art of scrimshaw and the role of New York in the history of American whaling. (Photos & descriptions of pieces from the South Street Seaport Museum of New York).

43873
HENDRICKS, Stanley (editor)
HERMAN MELVILLE: VOYAGES
$15.00 AUD

Hallmark Editions. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. 61 PP. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.5 x 12. 875291090

Selection from Moby Dick, Typee... and letters to Richard Henry Dana, Jr., to Thomas Melville...

53446
HILDER, Captain Brett
WHALING AT NORFOLK ISLAND (in Walkabout Magazine - Vol. 24, No. 9)
$25.00 AUD

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.

66210
HMSO
FALKLAND ISLANDS AND DEPENDENCIES - Report for the Years 1954 and 1955
$20.00 AUD

Colonial Reports / Her Majesty's Stationery Office. London. 1956. 1956 edition, in the "Colonial Reports" series. 70, (2) PP with tables, plus 4 pages with 7 b/w photos at centrefold and 2 folded charts at back of book. Soft cover, staples. Stamp of previous owner at top of title page. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5.

71958
HOARE, Philip
LEVIATHAN, or The Whale
$20.00 AUD

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

71469
HODGKINSON, R.
EBER BUNKER OF LIVERPOOL - "The Father of Australian Whaling"
$50.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1975. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society publication No. 15. VIII, 64 PP with 1 tail piece and 2 maps, plus 12 pages with 2 sketch maps and 14 b/w illust. FEP: Errata. REP: Genealogy of the Bunker family. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small nicks, o/wise a fine copy. 26 x 18.2. 0909434050

45077
HOHMAN, Elmo Paul
THE AMERICAN WHALEMAN
$30.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1974. 1st UK reprint edition of the 1928 original. XIV, 355 PP, plus 32 plates with 21 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sperm whaling - The chase. Decorated hard cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.4 x 15.2. 0356047377

A study of life and labour in the whaling industry.

45205
HOLDEN, Robert
THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA - The Life of Australian Whaling Captain William Chamberlain: A tale of abduction, adventure and murder
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed. XIV, 302 PP with 1 b/w illustration. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear, faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780732275570

Historical reconstruction.

72549
HOPE, Anthony
The Remarkable CAPTAIN JAMES KELLY of Van Diemen's Land
$70.00 AUD

Anthony Hope. Hobart. 2020. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain Peter Martin. 180 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 30.5 x 21.5. 9780648954880

First Australian born Master Mariner. Whaling, Sealing ...

31802
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE MUTINY ON THE GLOBE
$15.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1975. 1st Ed. X, 203 PP. Eps: Map of the voyage of the Globe. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 21.4 x 14.2. 0394493656

The events on board the US whaleship Globe which in 1824, led to an uprising, mutiny and establishment of a kingdom on Mili Atoll.

42334
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE MUTINY ON THE GLOBE
$10.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1976. 1st UK edition of the 1975 US original. (10), 203 PP. Eps: Map of the voyage of the Globe. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Closed tears to dust jacket, faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0213165767

The events on board the US whaleship Globe which in 1824, led to an uprising, mutiny and establishment of a kingdom on Mili Atoll.

46495
HUNDLEY, Paul
SCRIMSHAW - Art of the Whaler (in Signals No. 66)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2004. No. 66, March-May 2004. 36 PP, contains article from P.8 to 11 with 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

The craft and the craftsmen.

10434
HURLEY, Frank
WHALE HUNTING WITH BOMB AND WIRELESS (in Walkabout Magazine, Vol. 6, No. 8)
$25.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1940. Vol. 6, No.8, June 1940. 48 PP. Contains article pages 8 to16 with 1 map and 7 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 30 x 24.

A story of whales, their habits, and modern whaling in Australia's Antarctica. Other article: Tahitian Wedding, by Wilfred Burchett

57460
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume II: The voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816
$40.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2008. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 20. XXXVII, 308 PP with 3 maps and 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: Flensing a whale. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180923

... with an Appendix "Scoresby's Navigation", by George Huxtable.

57535
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume III: The voyages of 1817, 1818 and 1820
$40.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2009. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 21. XLII, 245 PP with 3 maps and 10 b/w illustrations. Fp: Model of the "Baffin". Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180954

... with an Appendix "The Building of Arctic Whalers", by Fred M. George Walker.

57784
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
$150.00 AUD

Edition Renard. Melbourne. 2009. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 100 numbered copies (Nos. 101 to 200). This copy No.105. 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. Top edge dyed, page-marker ribbon. Cloth cover (full linen), title-labels on front board and spine. Fine/as new. 23 x 16.5. 9781920738143

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.

57785
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
$300.00 AUD

Edition Renard. Melbourne. 2009. Reprint of the 1838 original, in a limited edition of 70 numbered copies 31 to 100 (number 36). 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. Top edge dyed. Marker ribbon. Quarter bound, grey goatskin with moire cloth sides, title on spine. Fine. 23 x 16.5.

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.

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
$650.00 AUD

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.

50755
JONES, A. G. E.
THE SOUTH SEAS WHALING VOYAGE OF THE COMET, 1812-1815 (in The Great Circle)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1983. Volume 5, No. 2, October 1983. Contains article between P.98 and 104 with 2 tables. Soft cover. Foxing spots on first and last leaves. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.

2980 barrels of oil on the coast of Peru.

53049
JONES, A. G. E.
BRITISH SEALING ON NEW SOUTH SHETLAND 1819-1826 (in The Great Circle, Volume 7, Parts I & II)
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1985 Part I in Volume 7, No. 1, April 1985: Article P. 9 to 22 with 1 table. Part II in Volume 7, No. 2, October 1985. Article P.74 to 87 with 6 tables. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.

70070
JONES, A. G. E. & CHATWIN Dale
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1859 - Volume 3
$20.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing / Roebuck Society. Hobart. 2013. Limited edition of 100 hand numbered copies. Publication No. 53 of the Roebuck Society expanded and edited by Dale Chatwin. 165 PP with 2 graphs, tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 map, facsimile of documents and 3 whaling scenes). Card covers, illustrated front. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366018

British Southern Whale Fishery... Whaling trade.

70976
JONES, A. G. E. & CHATWIN Dale
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1859 - Volume 3
$30.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing / Roebuck Society. Hobart. 2013. Limited edition of 100 hand numbered copies. Publication No. 53 of the Roebuck Society expanded and edited by Dale Chatwin. 165 PP with 2 graphs, tables and 14 b/w illustrations (1 map, facsimile of documents and 3 whaling scenes). Card covers, illustrated front. Signed by Dale Chatwin on title page. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9780992366018

British Southern Whale Fishery... Whaling trade.

54514
JONES, Noreen
NORTH TO MATSUMAE: Australian Whalers to Japan
$50.00 AUD

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.

21274
KERR, Margaret & Colin
AUSTRALIA'S EARLY WHALEMEN
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 41 b/w illustrations. Fp: Cutting blubber aboard the whaler Mimosa. Hard cover, dj. Ex-library copy with a few stamps. Otherwise still a good copy. 24.5 x 18.5. 0727012525

Whaling stations set up in many parts of the coast and islands.

46508
KIRKER, James
ADVENTURES TO CHINA - Americans in the Southern Oceans 1792-1812
$15.00 AUD

O.U.P. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. (10), 192 PP with 2 drawings and 3 charts, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Fp: Daniel Foss, a seal hunter. Eps: A chart of the world. Cloth cover, device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges. Signature of previous owner at top of half title page, o/wise near fine. 20.7 x 13.8.

American ships loaded with fur skins or sandalwood from the South Seas or Southern Ocean, to China.

68093
KIRKWOOD, Roger & GOLDSWORTHY, Simon
FUR SEALS AND SEA LIONS
$25.00 AUD

CSIRO Publishing. Melbourne. 2013. 1st Ed. in the Australian Natural History series. V, 151 PP with tables, over 45 b/w figures and 16 plates with 102 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 9780643096929

73398
KNECHT, G. Bruce
HOOKED - A True Story of Pirates Poaching and the Perfect Fish
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2006. 1st Australian edition. (10), 244, (2) PP with 1 map on double page and 25 headpieces "Patagonian Toothfish", plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers with light crease on spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 9781741143881

The lengthy chase (21 days, 3900 nautical miles) in the Southern Ocean, of the Viarsa, a long liner from Uruguay and the Southern Supporter, an Australian Patrol boat.

74660
KOMATSU, Masayuki & MISAKI, Shigeko
THE TRUTH BEHIND THE WHALING DISPUTE
$20.00 AUD

ICR Information Line. Tokyo. 2001. 1st Ed. 171 + 172-176 (blank pages foir notes) PP with 2 tables, 4 graphs in colour and 13 colour illustratiuons (1 table of whales managed by the International Whaling Commission and 12 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and chipped. Some highlighting in text, o/wise near fine. 20.7 x 13.5. 479661785X

International Whaling Commission and Japanese point of view.

58185
KOSTOGLOU, Parry
SHORE BASED WHALING IN TASMANIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Volume 1: Industry Overview and Recommendations
$25.00 AUD

Parks and Wildlife Service Hobart. 1995. Ist Ed. IV, 66 PP with 8 maps or plans and 10 b/w plates. Soft cover, pictorial front (sandstone chimney base, Okehampton Bay). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Second report dealing with the historic Tasmanian bay whaling industry.

74508
KOSTOGLOU, Parry
SHORE BASED WHALING IN TASMANIA ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH PROJECT - Volume 2: Results of Fieldwork
$50.00 AUD

Parks and Wildlife Service Hobart. 1995. Ist Ed. V, 167 PP, plus 75 pages with 91 figures & 9 plates with 20 photos. Soft covers, pictorial front (stacked stone sealers hut on Isle du Phoque). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Second report for the Parks and Wildlife Service.

73275
LABOUTE, Pierre & GRANDPERRIN, René
POISSONS DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$150.00 AUD

Editions Catherine Ledru / IRD. Nouméa. 2000. 1st edition. Preface by Yves Magnier. 520 PP with 3 colour figures, 4 colour maps and hundreds of colour photos. Half title page: Cirrhilabrus Laboutei. Eps: Coral fishes. Pictorial laminated boards. Newspaper clipping loosely inserted. Dedicatory note dated and signed by Pierre Laboute, co-author on verso of front endpaper and on page 3. French text. Fine. 29.2 x 23.1. 2950578438

Some 1000 species described. Fishes of fresh and brackish waters. Sharks...

64492
LAING, Alexander
AMERICAN SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

American Heritage Press. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 536 PP with 98 pages of b/w illustrations. Title spread: Crowninshield's wharf, Salem, in 1806. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Repaired dust jacket which has a faded spine is now in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 26 x 18. 07035846X

Whaling, whalers and whaling ships - Clippers - Sail or Steam?, Wood or Metal? - Last challenges of wood and sail.

70867
LANDAUER, Lyndall Baker
SCAMMON - BEYOND THE LAGOON : A Biography of Charles Melville Scammon
$50.00 AUD

The Associates of the J. Porter Shaw Library & Institute for Marine Information. San Francisco & Pasadena. 1986. 1st Ed. No. 1, in the Pacific Maritime History series. Preface by David A. Hull. Foreword by Barbara Johnson. XIV, 180 PP, plus 20 pages with 20 b/w plates. Fp: C. M. Scammon. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 0933185006

73541
LANGDON, Robert
WHERE THE WHALERS WENT
$50.00 AUD

Pacific Manuscript Bureau, Research School of Pacific Studies / ANU. Canberra. 1984. 1st soft cover edition. XX, 298 PP (typescript), illlustrated with charts and pen & ink drawings. Soft covers, front cover with clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 086784471X

An index to the Pacific ports and islands visited by American whalers (and some of the other ships) in the 19th century.

30774
LAUBENSTEIN, William J.
THE EMERALD WHALER
$15.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1961. 1st UK Ed. 239 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w illustrations. Hard cover. Two small old tape marks on inside of covers, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.

Voyage of the whaler "Catalpa" to Western Australia which took 6 Irishmen to freedom after they had been condemned to prison in W.A.

67848
LAUBENSTEIN, William J.
THE EMERALD WHALER
$20.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1961. 1st UK edition. 239 PP with 1 map with inset, plus 4 pages with 5 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with chips and repaired tears and in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on top outside edge, previous owner's signature on FFEP. Still a very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.

Voyage of the whaler "Catalpa" to Western Australia which took 6 Irishmen to freedom after they had been condemned to prison in W.A.

68992
LAUBENSTEIN, William J.
THE EMERALD WHALER
$10.00 AUD

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.

70953
LAVERICK, Sarah
THROUGH ICE & FIRE - The Adventures, Science and People behind Australia's famous Icebreaker AURORA AUSTRALIS
$35.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 2019. 1st Ed. XXI, (3), 344 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (1 map, 2 sets of plans, 2 newspaper clippings and 40 photos, plus 16 pages with 2 b/w and 30 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. As new. 23.4 x 15.2. 9781760554798

68630
LAWRENCE, Susan
WHALERS AND FREE MEN - Life on Tasmania's Colonial Whaling Stations
$45.00 AUD

Australian Scholarly Publishing. Melbourne. 2006. 1st Ed. VIII, 211 PP with tables on 31 pages, plus 62 pages with b/w illustrations (maps, plans, sketches & graphs, plans and photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Fine. 21 x 13.6. 174097087X

Whaling sites. Whaling and Sealing shipwrecks. Shore whaling stations in Australia and New Zealand. Whales and whaling at the Australian National Maritime Museum, by Patricia Miles.

37602
LAWSON, Will
IN BEN BOYD'S DAY
$30.00 AUD

New Century Press. Sydney. 1939. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Cloth cover. Spine sunned, light wear, some foxing, renewed endpapers. Very good. 18.7 x 12.5.

Novel based on Ben Boyd's life, achievements... to his ultimate death on Guadalcanal Island.

68052
LAWSON, Will
HARPOONS AHOY ! - Fighting the Great Sperm Whales
$50.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1938. 1st Ed. IX, (2), 220 PP. Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly rubbed at head and foot and dulled. Occasional light foxing. Very good. 22 x 15.

Story of the great sperm whales and Captain McKillop, last of the old-time whalers out of Hobart (as told to the author).

48597
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA
$15.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1949. 1st Ed. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Cloth covers. Covers marked and spine sunned. Faint foxing on outside edges and offsetting on endpapers, o/wise very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.

69030
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA
$10.00 AUD

D. & L. Book Distributor. Launceston. 1986. Facsimile reprint of the 1949 original. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.

69926
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA
$30.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1949. 1st Ed. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and tears. 2 newspaper articles pasted down on front and rear endpaper. Light foxing. An otherwise clean and very good copy. 22 x 14.5.

Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.

72765
LAWSON, Will & The Shiplovers' Society of Tasmania
BLUE GUM CLIPPERS AND WHALE SHIPS OF TASMANIA
$20.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1949. 1st soft cover edition. 261 PP, plus 30 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing ships at New Wharf in 1881. Stiff covers, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on the outside edges, o/wise in fine condition. 21.5 x 14.

Early whaling, trading and shipbuilding in Tasmania.

59997
LEATHERWOOD, Stephen & REEVES, Randall R.
The Sierra Club Handbook of WHALES and DOLPHINS
$10.00 AUD

Sierra Club Books. San Francisco. 1983. 1st paperback edition. Foreword by Sam H. Ridgway. XVII, 302 PP with 130 b/w photos and 70 illustrations in full-color by Larry Foster. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Fine. 20.3 x 11.5. 0871563401

73068
LEWIS, Helen Jo
THE SHERBURDS - Pioneers and Whalers in Van Diemen's Land
$65.00 AUD

Helen Jo Lewis. Hobart. 2021. 1st edition limited to 200 copies. X, 182 PP with 1 family tree, and over 100 b/w or colour illustrations (charts, maps and plans, drawings and paintings, documents, newspaper clippings, portraits ...). Fp: Map of Van Diemen 's Land, c. 1826. Laminated pictorial boards barque ["Pacific", 1848). Signed by the author on title page. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780646839950

At least 14 Master Mariners can be traced in the Sherburd family.

21372
LONEY, Jack
SEA ADVENTURES AND WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST
$10.00 AUD

Author. Portarlington. 1977. 2nd edition. 80 PP plus 24 pages with 1 map & 44 b/w illust. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 20.4 x 14. 0909244081

Ruins of Bittangabee Bay, Ben Boyd and Twofold Bay, mutiny on the whaling ship Junior in 1857... shipwrecks.

21384
LONEY, Jack
SEA ADVENTURES AND WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST
$15.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Geelong. c.1980. 3rd edition. 80 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 map & 44 b/w illust. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 20.4 x 14. 0909244081

Ruins of Bittangabee Bay - Ben Boyd and Twofold Bay - mutiny on the whaling ship Junior in 1857... shipwrecks.

75265
LUCAS, Jeremy
WHALE
$10.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1981 1st Ed. 172 PP. EPS: Map of the British Isles and Map of the journey of a sperm whale between northern Greenland and West Africa. Hard covers, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x14.5. 022401921X

74405
LÜDECKE, Cornelia & SUMMERHAYES, Colin
THE THIRD REICH IN ANTARCTICA - The German Antarctic Expedition 1938-39
$200.00 AUD

Bluntisham Books / Erskine Press. Bluntisham & Eccles. 2012. 1st Ed. VIII, 254, (5 Index) PP with tables and b/w illustrations (documents, graphs, maps, portraits, photos, sketches...), plus 8 pages with 13 colour illustrations (1 poster, 1 German postal cancellation stamp; 3 maps and 8 photos). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 25 x 19.5. 9781852971038

Whaling expeditions, followed by the Exploration of Neu-Schwabenland ...

71501
MACKENZIE, J.M.
SEALING, SAILING AND SETTLING IN SOUTH-WESTERN VICTORIA
$25.00 AUD

Lowden Publishing Co. Kilmore. 1976. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Historical Briefs series. VIII, 82 PP plus 16 pages with 20 b/w plates. Half title page: vignette with tall ship. FEP: Shires: South Western Victoria. REP: Counties and coastal parishes South Western Victoria. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0909706484

Pioneer seamen of the Western Ports, early days at Port Fairy, Portland...

21233
MADDOCK, Shirley
THESE ANTIPODES, A New Zealand Album 1814 to 1854
$20.00 AUD

Collins. Auckland. 1979. 1st Ed. X, 318 PP with b/w illust. plus 28 pages with 64 colour illust. (photos by Don Whyte). Hard cover, dj. Stamp on outside lower edge, o/wise very good. 26 x 20. 0002169584

A vivid account of New Zealand's past: its early visitors, explorers, whalers, missionaries.

56103
MALLOY, Mary
AFRICAN AMERICANS IN THE MARITIME TRADES: A Guide to Resources in New England
$20.00 AUD

The Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Massachusetts. 1990. 1st Ed. No. 6 in the Kendall Whaling Museum Monograph series. Foreword by Stuart M. Frank. (2), 26 PP with 3 b/w illustrations. Title page: Whaleboat crew on bark Wanderer. Inside back cover: Protection Paper (Seamen's Passport). Pictorial soft cover (on the whaling bark Kathleen). Fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 0937854301

30611
MARTIN, Dr. Anthony R. (editor)
WHALES AND DOLPHINS
$20.00 AUD

Salamander Book / Bedford Editions. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 72 location maps, and colour illust. (photos and paintings by Bruce Pearson & David Thompson). Illustrated title spread and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 30.5 x 22.2. 1856000001

43657
MARTIN, Kenneth R.
DELAWARE GOES WHALING, 1833-1845
$10.00 AUD

The Hagley Museum Greenville, Delaware. 1974. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 15.2.

Whaling fever in Delaware, and the Wilmington Whaling Company.

69531
MARTIN, Stephen
THE WHALES' JOURNEY
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. XII, 251 PP with 2 maps and 13 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 2 b/w photos and 10 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1865082325

A year in the life of a humpback whale and a century in the history of whaling. Whaling at Bay of Islands and Tory Channel, New Zealand. Whaling at Twofold Bay, in West Australia, Moreton Bay (Tangalooma), Norfolk Island...

21292
MASON, F. van Wyck
HARPOON IN EDEN
$5.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1969. 1st Ed. 430 PP. An illustrated book mark with Maori / English words loosely inserted. Cloth cover, dj. Front endpapers pasted together. Dust jacket worn & rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Good reading copy. 24 x 16.

A novel of Nantucket & New Zealand in the great whaling days during the 1830's.

21235
MATTHEWS, Dr. Leonard Harrison (editor)
THE WHALE
$15.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. New York. 1968. 1st Ed. Foreword by Philip F. Purrington. 287 PP profusely illustrated in b/w & colour. Eps: Whale species (Japanese names). Hard cover, silver device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and repaired. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.

The whales in mythology and folklore, their biology, whaling industry and whaling boats, whale products, ... whale protection.

33827
MAWER, Granville Allen
AHAB'S TRADE - The Saga of South Seas Whaling
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. 1st Ed. XIV, 393 PP with head & tail pieces, 6 maps, 12 b/w photos and 20 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 13 colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 1864485795

Rise and fall of the whaling industry in the Pacific.

36513
MAXWELL, C. Bede
WOODEN HOOKERS - Epics of the Sea History of Australia
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1940. 1st Ed. IX, 780 PP. Green cloth cover with some soil marks, dust jacket is chipped and missing a few small pieces and is now in a protective sleeve. A date (1944) written on FFEP and former owner's name and address on title-page. Light foxing throughout and on outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 19.5 x 13.5.

True tales of heroism, endurance & resourcefulness. Tales of the men who sailed the wooden hookers, the mutinies, piracy, shipwrecks, whalers, blackbirders...

21286
McCARTHY, Mike
EXCAVATION OF THE BARQUE DAY DAWN
$20.00 AUD

W.A. Museum. Perth. 1980. 1st Ed. 58 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Near fine. 22 x 17. 0724482237

The excavation and identification of the wreck of an ex-American whaling ship in Cockburn Sound.

75276
McGOVERN, Ann
LITTLE WHALE
$5.00 AUD

Hippo Books / Scholastic Book Services. London. 1985. 1st UK edition. No pagination, 44 PP with coloured illustrations by John Hamberger. Pictorial soft covers with creases. Contents are near fine. Oblong. 19 x 22.8. 9780590703543

21348
McINTYRE, Joan (editor)
MIND IN THE WATERS, A Book to Celebrate the Consciousness of Whales and Dolphins
$10.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons & Sierra Club Books. New York & San Francisco. 1974. 1st Ed. 240 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos...) and 18 colour photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22. 0684139952

Compendium of information about whales and dolphins, mythology, natural science, poetry, scientific findings...

21369
McKENZIE, J. Alex S. (compiler)
WHALES OF TALES
$10.00 AUD

Eden Killer Whale Museum. Eden. September, 2001. 2nd edition. 20 PP with b/w illust. Stapled wrappers. Near fine. 21 x 15. 095779018X

Booklet containing "A collection of remarkable whaling stories - amazing tales of shipwreck, and of the terrifying and deadly denizens of the deep".

70591
McKILLOP, Captain William
THE LAST OF THE SAIL WHALERS: Whaling off Tasmania and Southern New Zealand by Captain William McKillop (1865-1938)
$55.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2019. 1st Ed. No. 66, in the Roebuck series. Edited by Rhys Richards & Graeme Broxam. XIV, 216, (4 blank) PP with 1 family tree, 8 colour illustrations (including a map of Tasmania) and over 60 b/w illustrations: 5 maps (2 with inset), 6 drawings, 20 sketches by Gordon Grant and 35 photos and portraits. Laminated pictorial boards. Copy signed on title page by Graeme Broxam, publisher and co-editor. As new. 26.2 x 21. 9780992366070

Born Stewart Island, NZ, Coastal trading and seaing in New Zealand southern waters. Settled in Tasmania in 1893.

31966
McMANUS, Michael
A TREASURY OF AMERICAN SCRIMSHAW - A collection of the useful and decorative
$25.00 AUD

Penguin Studio. New York. 1997. 1st printing. X, 150 PP with 7 b/w headpieces and 200 colour photos. Fp: Jagging wheel in Walrus ivory. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 9780670862344

21466
McNAB, Robert
THE OLD WHALING DAYS - A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840
$20.00 AUD

Golden Press. Auckland. 1975. Reprint of the 1913 original, in the New Zealand Classics series. XIII, 508 PP. Hard cover, dj. Paper ageing around edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0855584327

The competition between French, American and British whalers for the sperm whale.

21364
MEAD, Tom
EMPIRE OF STRAW - The Dynamic Rise and Disastrous Fall of Dashing Colonial Tycoon Benjamin Boyd
$20.00 AUD

Dolphin Books. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. VIII, 286 PP (2 adv.) with 1 map & 3 portraits, 3 tail-pieces & 3 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 8 colour plates & 16 pages with 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.5. 9780909089047

With the money of the Royal Bank of Australia, Boyd became a grazier, built a city at Twofold Bay, started a coastal trade and had 9 sailing ships for deap sea fishing. To refloat his empire, he went gold-digging in California and wanted to become a South Pacific Raj.

34739
MELVILLE, Herman
TYPEE
$10.00 AUD

Heron Books. London. 1968. Reprint from the 2nd English edition of 1846. Introduction and notes by Milton R. Stern. XXX, 268 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Herman Melville, 1819-1891. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt decorated front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 20.7 x 12.5.

Whaling, jumping ship in the Marquesas, living with the cannibals in the valley of Typee Vai on Nuku Hiva.

38139
MELVILLE, Herman
MOBY DICK - THE CONFIDENCE-MAN - THE PIAZZA TALES - BILLY BUDD
$25.00 AUD

Exeter Books. New York. 1986. Complete and unabridged reprints of the 1851, 1857, 1856 and 1924 originals. 767 PP with 4 b/w illustrations on respective title pages. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 671086235

Moby Dick: Whaling. Confidence-man: life on a steamer on the Mississippi.

75069
MELVILLE, Herman
MOBY DICK OR THE WHALE
$10.00 AUD

Chancellor Press. London. 1985. Reprint in the Oxford World's Classics series, of the 1920 edition (original of 1851). Introduction by Viola Meynell. XXVIII, 583 PP. Hard covers, illustrated front. Slight foxing of paper. Very good. Small formet: 15.4 x 10. 1851520112

75107
MELVILLE, Herman
The Best of MOBY DICK and TYPEE, also BILLY BUD complete
$10.00 AUD

Platt & Munk. New York. 1964. 1st edition in "The Platt & Munk Great Writers Collection". Foreword by Rear Admiral Edward Ellsberg. 543 PP. Hard covers, gilt decoration on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket laminated and slightly soiled; Last leaf with a lower part torn (not affecting the text). Foxing. Good reading copy. 24 x 15.5.

50585
MERCER, Peter
A MOST DANGEROUS OCCUPATION. Whaling, Whalers and the Bayleys: Runnymede's Maritime Heritage
$25.00 AUD

National Trust of Australia (Tasmania). Hobart. 2002. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dr. Marion Myhill. XIV, 82 PP with 1 map, 2 facsimiles of documents, 16 b/w and 18 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0958024405

41350
MERYMAN, Richard
AMERICAN VISIONS - THE WYETH FAMILY [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 180, No.1, 1991]
$10.00 AUD

NGS. Washington. 1991. Volume 180, No. 1, July 1991. Contains article from pages 78 to 109 with 11 b/w photos and 11 colour paintings. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Newell Convers Wyeth, illustrator of Treasure Island or Kidnapped. Nathaniel Wyeth, Andrew Wyeth...

59769
MEYER, Charles R.
WHALING AND THE ART OF SCRIMSHAW
$40.00 AUD

David McKay. New York. 1976. 1st Ed. X, (2), 271 PP with b/w illust. (engravings, maps, photos), and 5 pages of glossary terms. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, price clipped dust jacket. A near fine copy. 26 x 18. 0809839245

Origins of scrimshaw, whaling scenes described: Catching, Cutting-in and Trying-out...

18846
MICCO, Helen Mary
KING ISLAND AND THE SEALING TRADE, 1802
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1971. 1st Ed., Volume 3 in the Roebuck series. IV, 5I PP plus 8 pages with 7 b/w plates. FEP: Map of King Island. REP: The 3 vessels of Baudin's expedition. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 18.8. 0950085812

A translation of chapters 22 & 23 of the narrative by François Péron published in the official account of the voyage of discovery to the Southern lands undertaken in the corvettes Le Géographe, Le Naturaliste, and the schooner Casuarina during the years 1800 to 1804, under the command of Captain Nicolas Baudin.

68088
MIDDLETON, Angela
TWO HUNDRED YEARS ON COD FISH ISLAND (WHENUAHOU) - From Cultural Encounter to Nature Conservation
$30.00 AUD

Department of Conservation / Te Papa Atawhai. Invercargill, NZ. 2007. Southland Conservancy, June 2007 edition. 84 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 9421005174731

21239
MIELCHE, Hakon
THERE SHE BLOWS!
$15.00 AUD

William Hodge. London. 1952. 1st English editon translated from the Danish original by M. A. Michael. (8), 227 PP with head pieces and tail pieces, plus 12 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Small pieces missing at head and foot of spine of dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 16.

Life on board Norwegian whalers and a whale factory ship. Short history of whaling.

41554
MITCHELL, M.
WHALE KILLERS OF TWOFOLD BAY
$10.00 AUD

Bega News Print. Bega, NSW. c. 1980. Reprint ?. No pagination, 10 PP with 10 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Very good. 21 x 13.6.

First whaling station set at Twofold Bay, in 1828.

74636
MODZELEWSKI, Michael
INSIDE PASSAGE: Living with Killer Whales, Bald Eagles, and Kwakiutl Indians
$25.00 AUD

Adventures Unlimited / HarperCollins. Boynton Beach, Fl. 1991. 1st Ed. XVIII, 184 PP. Hard covers, cloth spine, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner on half title page, signed by the author. 9780060165338

56071
MORTON, Harry
THE WHALE'S WAKE
$40.00 AUD

University of Otago Press. Dunedin. 1982. 1st Ed. 396 PP with tail pieces by Peggy Morton, plus 40 pages with 108 b/w illustrations. FEP: Australasia whaling grounds. REP: Whaling harbours & shore station locations of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears at top. Bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) on verso of front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 15.4. 0908569297

Whaling in New Zealand waters from 1792 to the late 1850's, its impact on Maori culture and the shaping of the NZ character.

68051
MORTON, Harry
THE WHALE'S WAKE
$30.00 AUD

University of Otago Press. Dunedin. 1982. 1st Ed. 396 PP with tail pieces by Peggy Morton, plus 40 pages with 108 b/w illustrations. FEP: Australasia whaling grounds. REP: Whaling harbours & shore station locations of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with small repaired tears. A near fine copy. 24 x 15.4. 0908569297

Whaling in New Zealand waters from 1792 to the late 1850's, its impact on Maori culture and the shaping of the NZ character.

37603
MOWAT, Farley
A WHALE FOR THE KILLING
$15.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1973. 1st UK edition of the 1972 Canadian original. 239, (1 blank) PP. FEP: maps of Newfoundland, the outport of Burgeo and Aldridges Pond. REP: Aldridges Pond by David Blackwood. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 043447987X

Desperate plea for an end to commercial whaling.

42347
MOWAT, Farley
WAKE OF THE GREAT SEALERS
$25.00 AUD

McClelland & Stewart. Toronto. 1973 1st Ed. 160 PP with prints and drawings by David Blackwood. Fp: William Lane leaving Braggs Island, by David Blackwood. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a closed tear (repaired) on the front, and lightly rubbed. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges, o/wise a very good copy. 30 x 26.5. 0771015275

Seal hunt in Newfoundland.

21354
MRANTZ, Maxine
WHALING DAYS IN OLD HAWAII
$25.00 AUD

Aloha Graphics. Honolulu. 1976. 1st Ed. 40 PP with duo tone illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

Brief history of Hawaii followed by whaling & whalers.

30295
MURRAY, Peter
THE VAGABOND FLEET - A Chronicle of the North Pacific Sealing Schooner Trade
$20.00 AUD

Sono Nis Press. Victoria, B.C., Canada. 1988. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 8 tail pieces, plus 40 pages with 11 colour plates by Cmdr. Maurice Chadwick and 67 b/w photos. Fp: Markland entering Clayoquot Sound, 1906. Eps: Map showing the annual migration of the fur seals of Alaska. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 16. 1550390007

Hunting the northern fur seal.

70756
NASH, Michael
THE BAY WHALERS - Tasmania's shore-based whaling industry
$30.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing / Tasmanian Heritage Office. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with 2 graphs, 5 sketches, 9 maps, 32 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Title spread: Whaleboat approaching for the kill. Eps: Map of the world with whaling grounds. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.9 x 18. 0958656193

72290
NASH, Michael
THE BAY WHALERS - Tasmania's shore-based whaling industry
$40.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing / Tasmanian Heritage Office. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. VI, 170 PP with 2 graphs, 5 sketches, 9 maps, 32 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Title spread: Whaleboat approaching for the kill. Eps: Map of the world with whaling grounds. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on half title page. Fine. 24.9 x 18. 0958656193

57001
NASH, Michael (editor)
CAPTAIN ROBINSON : The Reminiscences of a Tasmanian Master Mariner. James Williams Robinson 1824-1906
$40.00 AUD

Blubber Head Press. Hobart. 2009. 1st edition limited to 500 numbered copies. X, 175, (3) PP with 20 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 5 b/w and 11 colour illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Captain James William Robinson. Eps: Map of the South Pacific Ocean. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 17. 9780908528349

Bay-whaling in Tasmania then pelagic whaling. Sealing on Heard Island. Guano in Queensland. Trading in the Indian and the Pacific Oceans...

30775
NELSON, W. Ripley
THE NANTUCKET WHALING MUSEUM
$10.00 AUD

Nantucket Historical Association. Nantucket, Mass., USA. 1959. July 1959 revised edition from the 1955 original, Bulletin No. 2, Volume 4. 42 PP with 18 b/w photos. Soft cover (staples removed). Very good. 22.8 x 15.2.

64975
NICHOLSON, John
CEDAR, SEALS AND WHALING SHIPS
$40.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2007. 1st edition (juvenile). No. 2 in the "Transport, Trade and Travel in Australia 1788-1830s" series. 32 PP with colour illustrations by the author. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 27.5 x 22. 9781741750034

72852
NICOL, Douglas J.
OCEANOGRAPHIC FEATURES THAT MAY INFLUENCE CETACEAN STRANDINGS AROUND TASMANIA
$20.00 AUD

Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1985. Research Project No. 25. (6), 46 PP with 4 figures (maps of Tasmania). Soft covers, title on front cover, staples, cloth spine. Fine. 29.5 x 20.7. 0859012921

Whale Stranding Programme.

72853
NICOL, Douglas J.
HUMAN INTEREST IN THE TASMANIAN CETACEAN FAUNA
$20.00 AUD

Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1986. Research Report No. 26. (8), 13, (2 apendix) PP with 8 figures (series of graphs and 5 maps of Tasmania. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples, cloth spine. Fine. 29.5 x 20.7. 0859013537

Whale Stranding Research Programme.

72854
NICOL, Douglas J.
OBSERVER EFFORT AND ITS EFECT ON THE TASMANIAN CETACEAN STRANDING RECORD
$20.00 AUD

Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1986. Research Report No. 27. (8), 24 PP with 4 figures (maps of Tasmania). Soft covers, title on front cover, staples, cloth spine. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.7. 0859013529

Whale Stranding Research Programme.

72856
NICOL, Douglas J.
THE AUSTRALIAN CETACEAN STRANDING DATABASE, 1790 to 1988: Operating Procedures and Review
$35.00 AUD

Australian National Parks and Wildlife Service / Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1990. Consultancy Report, February 1990. (3), IV, 51 PP, plus 57 pages with 10 tables and 74 figures (graphs and maps). Soft covers, title on front cover, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Fine. 29.5 x 20.7.

Whale Stranding Research Programme.

72857
NICOL, Douglas James (B.Sc.)
THE TASMANIAN CETACEAN STRANDING RECORD: A Review of the Cetacean Strandings in Tasmanian Waters and an Examination of Possible Causes ...
$75.00 AUD

Centre for Environmental Studies, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 1991. September 1991 Thesis. XVIII, 219 PP with 16 tables and 66 figures (graphs, 2 measurements diagrams and distribution maps of Tasmania). Soft covers, title on front cover, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Fine. 29.5 x 20.7.

... behind a Thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Environmental Studies (Research).

35568
NORDHOFF, Charles
WHALING AND FISHING
$25.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Co. New York. 1895. Reprint of the original 1855 edition. X, 11-383 PP with 19 head pieces and 3 b/w illust. Decorated cloth cover, spine soiled and a little frayed at extremities although still tight. Paper ageing/browned. Former owner's neat stamp on FFEP. Internally near fine. 16.2 x 11.

Whaling cruise out of New Bedford to the Azores, Tristan da Cunha, grounds off Madagascar, Mascarenas, Seychelles... Shipwrecked in Algoa Bay...

70725
NORMAN, L.
SEA WOLVES AND BANDITS - Sealing, Whaling, Smuggling and Piracy. Wild Men of Van Diemen's Land. Bushrangers and Bandits. Wrecks and Wreckers
$30.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. c. 1980. Reprint of the 1946 original. 208 PP with 1 portrait, plus 54 pages with 88 b/w plates. Fp (folded): Hobart Bridge. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Near fine. 25 x 16.

... with a chronology of curious and interesting facts relating to old Van Diemen's Land, and (from 1856) to Tasmania.

71206
NORMAN, L.
PIONEER SHIPPING OF TASMANIA - Whaling, Sealing, Piracy, Shipwrecks, etc. in Early Tasmania
$45.00 AUD

O.B.M. Pty. Ltd. Hobart. 1980. Reprint of the 1938 original. Preface by A. G. Ogilvie. 220 PP, plus 36 pages with 61 b/w illust. Fp: Hobart in the colourful whaling days. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small repaired tear at top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 16.4.

36453
NORMAN, Leslie
HAUNTS OF THE BLUE WHALE
$30.00 AUD

O.B.M. Publishing. Hobart. 1978. 1st Ed. XVI, 156 PP with 12 tables, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: A full rigged whaler at sea. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed, faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25 x 17.5. 0959903453

The whaling industry as it applied to the old port of Hobart Town: whaling on the seven seas as well as whaling fleets taking shelter, refitting & victualling.

21229
O'MAY, Harry
WOODEN HOOKERS OF HOBART TOWN & WHALERS OUT OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
$20.00 AUD

T. J. Hughes, Government Printer. Hobart. 1978. 2nd Impression. 137 PP, VI (index) PP & 101, (3 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

Whaling in the early days of Van Diemen's Land.

21284
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT AND SEALERS OF BASS STRAIT
$20.00 AUD

L.G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1964. 1st Ed. 113 , IV, (2), 32 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has some shelf wear with chips at top, and is plastic protected. Contents near fine. 21.7 x 14.5.

The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.

70089
O'MAY, Harry
WOODEN HOOKERS OF HOBART TOWN AND WHALERS OUT OF VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
$20.00 AUD

L. G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1960. 137, VI (index) PP & 101, (3 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Green cloth cover, dust jacket. Front part of dust jacket with small piece missing at top and now in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.

Whaling in the early days of Van Diemen's Land.

70831
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT and Sealers of Bass Strait
$25.00 AUD

L. G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. 1973. 2nd impression. Foreword by Eric Reece, Premier of Tasmania. 113, IV, (2), 31 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Brief note at top of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 14.5.

The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.

73754
O'MAY, Harry (compiler)
HOBART RIVER CRAFT and Sealers of Bass Strait
$15.00 AUD

L. G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1964. 1st Ed. 113 , IV, (2), 32 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear of book. Green cloth cover, laminated with clear plastic film. Stamp of the Marine Board of Hobart on front endpaper and top of title-page. Near fine. Image shows title-page. 21.7 x 14.5.

The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. Chapter 8: The Wilson Ship-Yard at Port Cygnet. The sealers in Bass Strait.

16358
OWEN, Roderic
THE FATE OF FRANKLIN
$100.00 AUD

Hutchinson of Australia. Melbourne. 1978. 1st Australian edition. 471 PP with 15 text illustrations (4 facsimiles of manuscropts and drawings) and 10 maps (3 double page & 7 full page), plus 16 pages with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: facsimile of the Illustrated Arctic News, a journal published on board HMS Resolute. Eps: Map of the Arctic. Cloth covers, dj. Bookplate of previous owner pasted down on half title page. Light foxing spots on outside edges and first few passages, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 15.5. 009131190X

The life and mysterious death of the most heroic Arctic explorer.

59477
PACIFIC SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE PACIFIC SOCIETY - Volume 23, (No. 86-87)
$10.00 AUD

The Pacific Society. Tokyo. 2000. Volume 23, No. 1-2 (86-87, April 2000). Edited by Hiroshi Nakajima. 138 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in either Japanese or English. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.

No. 86-87: 3 texts in English (Asia and the Pacific Islands, by Ron G. Crocombe. Whaling in the Mariana Islands, 1866-1867, by Lawrence J. Cunningham. Code Choice amongst the Japanese Residents of Fiji, by Hiromi Muranaka-Vuletich), and 9 other texts in Japanese.

59480
PACIFIC SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE PACIFIC SOCIETY - Volume 26, (No. 1/1)
$10.00 AUD

The Pacific Society. Tokyo. 2003. Volume 26, No. 1/1 (92, October 2003). Edited by Hiroshi Nakajima. 90 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in either Japanese or English. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.

No. 92: 4 texts in English (U.S. Navy Sailing Vessels in the Western Pacific, by P. E. Patacsil ... ), and 5 other texts in Japanese (The Whaling days of Hawaii and the United States 1820-1860... by H. Tsuzuki).

21310
PAINE, Ralph D.
THE SHIPS AND SAILORS OF OLD SALEM
$20.00 AUD

Heath Cranton. London. 1924. 1st UK edition. XVIII, 471 PP, plus 49 plates with 64 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Panay one of the last of the Salem fleet. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 15.

Narratives and deeds of American sailors. privateers, whalers, explorers of new routes and trades, ...

70131
PASH, Chris
THE LAST WHALE
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Press. Fremantle, WA. 2008. 1st Ed. 223, (1 colophon) PP with 51 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 9781921361487

Last days of whaling in Western Australia.

49558
PATERSON, Adam
UNDERSTANDING THE SLEAFORD BAY TRYWORKS: An Interpretive Approach to the Industrial Archaeology of Shore Based Whaling
$25.00 AUD

Department of Archaeology / Flinders University. Adelaide. 2004. 1st Ed., limited to 50 copies. No. 3 in the Maritime Archaeology Monograph and Reports series. (4), IV, 104 PP with 1 map, figures (drawings, photos and sketches), graphs and tables. Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shore base on Fishery Bay, Eyre Peninsula, South Australia.

48813
PEASE, Zephaniah W.
A VISIT TO THE MUSEUM OF OLD DARTMOUTH HISTORICAL SOCIETY
$15.00 AUD

The Old Dartmouth Historical Society. New Bedford. 1957. 7th edition. 60 PP with 67 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26.7 x 19.6.

57963
PEEL, Lynnette (editor)
THE HENTY JOURNALS, A Record of Farming, Whaling and Shipping at Portland Bay 1834-1839
$60.00 AUD

Miegunyah Press/State Library of Victoria. Melbourne. 1996. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. XII, 297 PP plus 20 pages with b/w illust. (plans, maps, sketches). Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Small repaired tear at top corner of dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 16. 0522846661

The first European settlers of Victoria. Pastoralists, bay whaling and shipping interests.

10407
PHELAN, Joseph
THE WHALE HUNTERS, in Pictures
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life. New York. 1969. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations (7 on double page, 6 on full page, 1 on half page). Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.

General history and pictorial description of whaling in the 1820-1850's by the Yankee whalemen.

42610
PHELAN, Joseph
THE WHALE HUNTERS, in Pictures
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life. New York. 1969. 1st Ed., in the Spotlight on History series. 52 PP with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations (7 on double page, 6 on full page, 1 on half page). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed and with small piece missing at foot of spine. Lower corner of few pages dog eared. Very good. Oblong: 20.5 x 20.8.

General history and pictorial description of whaling in the 1820-1850's by the Yankee whalemen.

36467
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
IN THE HEART OF THE SEA - The Epic True Story that Inspired MOBY DICK
$15.00 AUD

Flamingo / HarperCollins. London. 2000. Trade paperback edition. XVIII, 302 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans, 1 tail piece and 14 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Remainder mark at bottom edge and a small crease on front cover, otherwise o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0002572125

The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged whale, far out in the Pacific, November 1820.

56091
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
IN THE HEART OF THE SEA - The Epic True Story that Inspired MOBY DICK
$10.00 AUD

Flamingo / HarperCollins. London. c. 2000. Reprint of the paperback edition. XVIII, 302 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans, 1 tail piece and 14 head pieces, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 13. 0006531202

The sinking of the whaleship Essex by an enraged whale, far out in the Pacific, November 1820.

37531
PHILP, J. E.
WHALING WAYS OF HOBART TOWN
$125.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1936. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 2 figures and 11 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover (The Flurry). Front cover with a small crease at bottom corner, tiny piece missing at top of spine, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.3 x 14.4.

Bay whaling, off-shore whaling, sperm oil quest, end of the whaling days by ships based/registered in Hobart.

72767
PHILP, J. E.
WHALING WAYS OF HOBART TOWN
$60.00 AUD

J. Walch & Sons. Hobart. 1936. 1st Ed. 95 PP with 2 diagrams and 11 b/w plates. Bound copy of the original soft cover edition. Stiff card covers with original front cover (The Flurry) pasted down on front board. Top part of title page cut away on 5cms. 4 brief marginal notes (1 pertinent correction and 3 references to other pages), otherwise contents are near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.2.

Bay whaling, off-shore whaling, sperm oil quest, end of the whaling days by ships based/registered in Hobart.

46628
POIRIER, Nicolas
LES BALEINIERS FRANCAIS EN NOUVELLE-ZELANDE. Des ambitions coloniales de la Monarchie de Juillet dans le Pacifique
$75.00 AUD

Les Indes Savantes. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. Preface by Jacques Weber. 172, (2) PP with 2 crests, 7 maps and many tables, plus 12 pages with 6 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2846540314

French whaling in the Pacific, and attempt to create a French settlement in New Zealand.

41659
POLLARD, Jack
WHALE WATCHING IN AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

The Book Company International. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Mimi Macpherson. X, 67 PP with head pieces, tail pieces, 1 map, 2 sketches, 6 b/w illustrations of whales, and 26 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj (closed tear). Small illustration of a Whaling ship pasted down on top corner of free fly of front endpaper. Foxing spots on endpapers. Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.7. 1863091734

56031
POLLARD, Jack
WHALE WATCHING IN AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

The Book Company International. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Mimi Macpherson. X, 67 PP with head pieces, tail pieces, 1 map, 2 sketches, 6 b/w illustrations of whales, and 26 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj (closed tear). Near fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.7. 1863091734

63145
POWNALL, Peter & CATON, Albert
WHALING WILL BE PROHIBITED WHEN 200-MILE ZONE IS PROCLAIMED (in Australian Fisheries 1979)
$15.00 AUD

Fisheries Division, Department of Primary Industry. Canberra. 1979. Volume 38, Number 5, May 1979. 80 PP. Contains article pages 12 to 21 with 1 colour and 4 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.5.

Article by P. Pownall - "Whaling will be prohibited when 200-Mile Zone is Proclaimed. End of Whaling and Whaling Industry with the introduction of the 200-Mile Australian Exclusive Economic Zone, on the 1st January 1981..

35346
QUEENSLAND MUSEUM
HUMPBACK WHALES (in Memoirs of the Queensland Museum - Volume 30, Part 2)
$30.00 AUD

Queensland Museum. Brisbane. 1991. July 1991. Edited by P.A. JELL & R.A. PATERSON. P. 239-354 with 14 tables, 10 colour photos and 61 b/w figures (drawings, graphs and b/w photos). Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.3 x 18.3.

14 papers presented at the Humpback Whale Conference hosted by the Queensland Museum in September 1990.

58284
RAHS
SHORE-BASED WHALING AT TWOFOLD BAY: One Hundred Years of Enterprise (in Journal of the RAHS)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1985. Volume 71, Part 1, June 1985. 88 PP. Contains article by Michael PEARSON between pages 3 and 27 with 1 location map and 2 sketch maps. Soft cover. Fine. 22.3 x 14.

58751
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XVII, Part VI, 1931
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1931. Volume XVII, Part VI, 1931. By K. R. Cramp, Captain J. H. Watson. 337-396 PP. Soft cover (chipped). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

The Australian Wool-Trade in the 'Forties, by Professor S. H. Roberts. ... Ben Boyd, by Captain J. H. Watson.

56137
REDOR, Florence
LE DOCTEUR NEL, CHIRURGIEN-BALEINIER DE L' ALBATROS, Le Havre (1837-1840)
$300.00 AUD

Author & Université de Nantes. Nantes. 1980. Thesis. (2 pages of an 1843 letter (copy) given to the author by M. du Pasquier), (10), 265 PP, (1) printed on recto only, with 4 graphs, tables and 2 maps. Bound in green cloth, gilt title on spine. Loosely inserted: signed manuscript letter from the author to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist). French text. Fine. 30 x 21.

Thesis for her Ph.D. in Medicine, held Nantes, 4th April 1980. Chapter I: General History of Whaling. Chapter II: Whaling from the port of le Havre, and doctors or surgeons on French whaling ships. Chapter III (pages 153 to 257): Voyage of the whaling ship Albatros by Jean-Baptiste Généreux Nel, M. D. - Sailed from le Havre on 16 October 1837, Cape Horn, Valdivia (Chile) 24 January 1838, Honolulu (April 1838 then July / August 1838).. Bay of Islands February 1839... Tahiti 30 June 1839... Rio de Janeiro, February 1840. Return to le Havre 18 April 1840.

10411
REDWOOD, Rosaline
EARLY SEALING DAYS (in Walkabout Magazine Vol. 9, No. 3)
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Publicity Association. Melbourne. 1943. Volume 9, No. 3, January 1943. Contains article from P.4 to 8 with 3 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 30 x 24.

A history of sealing & the sealing industry on the Southern Ocean islands between 1792 and 1829. Other article: "Boats on the Darling", by W. K. GLOVER

36483
RICHARDS, Rhys
AMERICAN WHALING ON THE CHATHAMS GROUNDS, Viewed From an Antipodean Perspective
$40.00 AUD

The Nantucket Historical Association. Nantucket, Mass. 1971. 1st Ed. 70 PP with 2 maps and 7 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Sketch map of the Chatham Islands. Card cover. Staples removed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.3.

51757
RICHARDS, Rhys
WHALE TEETH ARTEFACTS IN THE WESTERN SOLOMON ISLANDS (in Tuhinga)
$15.00 AUD

Te Papa Museum of New Zealand. Wellington. 2006. Extract from Tuhinga (Records of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa) No. 17. Pages 69 to 79 with 1 map and 8 colour photos. Plastic covers, clear plastic front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

56135
RICHARDS, Rhys
SOUTHERN RIGHT WHALES: a reassessment of their former distribution and migration routes in New Zealand waters, including on the Kermadec grounds (in Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand)
$15.00 AUD

Royal Society of New Zealand. Wellington. 2002. Extract from Volume 32, No. 3, September 2002. 355-377 PP with 2 maps. Soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.8.

66268
RICHARDS, Rhys
CAPTAIN CHARLES BAYLEY: Whaling Master 1813-1857
$20.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2014. 1st Ed. No. 65 in the Roebuck series. VI, 54 PP with 5 tables, 5 b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 2 paintings, 2 maps with insets and 4 photos) and colour illustrations (1 graph, 2 photos and 6 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 9780992366025

68419
RICHARDS, Rhys
SEALING IN THE SOUTHERN OCEANS 1788-1833
$70.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2010. 1st Ed. 278 PP with 7 tables, & facsimile of log book page, 1 b/w photo, 2 engravings and 18 maps (some with insert). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.9 x 17.5. 9780473164805

Collection of 12 articles, chapters and notes written from 1977 to 2006. Chapter 2: Prince Edward, Marion and Crozet islands. Chapter 3: St.Paul and Amsterdam Islands. Chapter 4: Desolation Island. Chapter 5: Kerguelen and Heard Islands. Chapter 6: Macquarie Island and Antipodes Islands. Chapter 7: First foreign sealing in New Zealand waters. Chapter 8: Murihiku and the Southern Islands of New Zealand. Chapter 9: The Auckland Islands. Chapter 10: Foreign sealing at the Chatham Islands. Chapter 11: Searching for Nimrod Islands. Chapter 12: Sealing in the Antarctic in 1821.

68444
RICHARDS, Rhys
BOLD CAPTAINS: Trans-Pacific Exploration and Trade 1780-1830 (in 2 Volumes)
$70.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2017. 1st Ed. Volume I: 300 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 15 sketch maps and 44 drawings, paintings, letters). Volume II: 301 - 590 PP with b/w illustrations (2 charts, 16 sketch maps and 40 drawings, paintings and portraits). Pictorial soft cover. As new. 22 x 15.5. 9780473405182 & 9780473405199

Collection of 24 articles, chapters and notes written between the 1970s and 2000. Simon Metcalfe: The American Fur Trader. Captain Roger Simpson and the Bass Islands. William Hutchings: a Boston Captain trading for the Dutch at Japan in 1800... Abraham Bristow: Whaling Master. Captain Robert Rhodes : an excellent Chart Maker, and pioneer whaler. Captain Louis Charles Ruault Coutance: French Naval Officer, Privateer and Trans-Pacific Trader. ..;

70259
RICHARDS, Rhys
CAPTAIN CHARLES BAYLEY: Whaling Master 1813-1857
$15.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Hobart. 2019. Reprint of the 2014 original. No. 65 in the Roebuck series. Edited by Graeme Broxam. VI, 54 PP with 5 tables, 5 b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 2 paintings, 2 maps with insets and 4 photos) and colour illustrations (1 graph, 2 photos and 6 paintings). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 9780992366025

72532
RICHARDS, Rhys
SEALING IN THE SOUTHERN OCEANS 1788-1833
$70.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2010. 1st Ed. 278 PP with 7 tables, & facsimile of log book page, 1 b/w photo, 2 engravings and 18 maps (some with insert). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.9 x 17.5. 9780473164805

Collection of 12 articles, chapters and notes written from 1977 to 2006. Chapter 2: Prince Edward, Marion and Crozet islands. Chapter 3: St.Paul and Amsterdam Islands. Chapter 4: Desolation Island. Chapter 5: Kerguelen and Heard Islands. Chapter 6: Macquarie Island and Antipodes Islands. Chapter 7: First foreign sealing in New Zealand waters. Chapter 8: Murihiku and the Southern Islands of New Zealand. Chapter 9: The Auckland Islands. Chapter 10: Foreign sealing at the Chatham Islands. Chapter 11: Searching for Nimrod Islands. Chapter 12: Sealing in the Antarctic in 1821.

75001
RICHARDS, Rhys
MAORI WHO WENT SPERM WHALING BEFORE 1840
$45.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2021. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 4 tables and over 50 b/w illustrations (1 map "Bay of Islands", 15 head pieces, 15 drawings by Gordon Grant, drawings, sketches, prints and 4 photos). Pictorial soft covers. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780473587482

... with the Names found in Shipping Records etc.

75002
RICHARDS, Rhys
NGA TOHORA: The Right Whales of New Zealand and the Southern Oceans
$65.00 AUD

Paremata Press. Wellington. 2023. 1st Ed. 276 PP with tables and over 60 b/w illustrations (maps, drawings & sketches, prints and photos). Pictorial soft covers. New. 25 x 17.5. 9780473680626

75110
RICHARDS, Rhys
SAMOA'S FORGOTTEN WHALING HERITAGE - American Whaling in Samoan Waters 1824-1878
$125.00 AUD

Lithographic Services Ltd. Wellington. 1992. 1st Ed. XI, 208 PP with b/w illustrations (sketches, diagrams, paintings, photos). Pictorial stiff cover with light wear and a short tear and rub at foot of spine. Contents near fine. Scarce. 29.8 x 20.7. 0473016079

Reminiscences and souvenirs of Samoa, through logbooks of whaling ships. History of the Samoa Islands.

56109
RICHARDS, Rhys and Margaret
PACIFIC ARTIFACTS BROUGHT HOME BY AMERICAN WHALEMEN
$50.00 AUD

Paremeta Press. Paremata, NZ. 2000. 1st Ed. Preface by Michael A. Jehle. (2), 65 PP with 2 maps and tables. Soft cover. Note to previous owner, Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) signed by Rhys Richards, tipped in on half title page. Fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 0473073773

A report by Rhys and Margaret Richards for the New Bedford Whaling Museum, October 2000.

74395
RICKETSON, Annie Holmes
THE JOURNAL OF ANNIE HOLMES RICKETSON ON THE WHALESHIP "A. R. TUCKER" 1871 - 1874
$40.00 AUD

The Old Dartmouth Historical Society. New Bedford, Mass. 1958 1st Ed. Foreword by Philip F. Purrington, Curator. 79 PP with 1 map of the Indian Ocean, 2 b/w portraits, many small ornaments, and the tail piece, plus 8 plates with b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front, staples. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.7.

75304
ROBERTSON, John
SEALED SOULS - A Colonial History of Sealing and Whaling on the Southern Coasts of Australia, 1798 to 1852
$80.00 AUD

Sealed Souls Pty Ltd. Cuballing, W.A. 2022 1st Ed. (22), 540 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations: location maps, portraits, drawings, sketches ..., including 19 maps in the "Atlas of Maps".. Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. Dedicatory note on half title page dated and signed by the author. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 17. 9780645132700

41724
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$15.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1958. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips/nicks, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

41725
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$5.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1958. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped at spine). Cancelled stamp on rear endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19 x 12.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

41726
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$10.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1958. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Macmillan. XII, 13-256 PP with 1 drawing of a pelagic whaling fleet, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, top outside edge tinted. Very good reading copy. 19 x 12.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

74938
ROBERTSON, R. B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan & Co. Ltd. London. 1956. March Reprint of earlier March first edition. XIII, 247 PP plus 16 pages with 23 bw illustrations. Eps: Map of the Southern Atlantic with route of an Antarctic Whaling Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with wear around edges, signature of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise contents are near fine. 22 x 14.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

31848
ROBERTSON, R.B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$15.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1954. 1st Ed. XII, 302 PP plus 16 pages with b/w photos & 1 illust. of a pelagic whaling fleet. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

58320
ROBERTSON, R.B.
OF WHALES AND MEN
$10.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. c. 1960. Reprint (W) of the 1954 original. XII, 302 PP, plus 16 pages with b/w photos & 1 illust. of a pelagic whaling fleet. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

A pelagic whaling expedition to the Southern Ocean for the 1950-51 whaling seasons. Chapter 13: All whaling shall cease.

72704
ROBINSON, Roland, & MUMBULLA, Percy
THE WHALERS
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1996. 1st Australian edition, originally published in 1989 in "The Nearest the White Man Gets". 32 PP with colour illustrations by Bronwyn Bancroft. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0207184844

66087
ROSS, George W.
NETS HOOKS AND WHALEGUNS
$35.00 AUD

Lorraine Beavis. Bundaberg, Qld. 1998. May 1998 edition. (10), 154 PP with 14 b/w illustrations by Betsy Blears. Pictorial soft cover, stapled, cloth spine. Near fine. 20.8 x 14. 0958534446

Early experiences at sea: on fishing vessels before the end of World War II, fishing in Greenland waters and whaling in Antarctica.

21656
ROSS, John O.
WILLIAM STEWART, Sealing Captain, Trader and Speculator
$15.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1987. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 37. IX, 219 PP, plus 8 pages of b/w illust. FEP: Map of Australia, N.Z., Tasman Sea & Southern Ocean. REP: Chart of N.Z., North, South & Stewart Is. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434288

61463
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVI, No. 5
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1940. Vol. XCVI, No. 5, November 1940. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VI (Advertisements), 305-376 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 6 plates with 16 b/w photos and a folded plate with 7 maps or plans at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.

Vol. XCVI - No. 5: Sand Cays and Mangroves in Jamaica, by J. A. Steers, ... J.A. Lofthouse. ... Whale-Marking in the Southern Ocean, by A.C. Hardy.

21962
RUHEN, Olaf
HARPOON IN MY HAND
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1966. 1st Ed. 183 PP, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photographs. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

Description of Tonga when they still had a whaling industry and where the whalers were still using hand harpoons in the 1960's.

46471
RUSSELL, Dick
EYE OF THE WHALE; Epic passage from Baja to Siberia
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. New York. 2001. 1st Ed. 688 PP with 15 maps and 50 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 22 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on top outside edge, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5. 0684866080

Struggle and survival of the gray whales. History and culture of the whale fishery on the coasts of the North Pacific Ocean.

57191
RYAN, Maurice & SMITH, Robert
TIME AND TIDE AGAIN: A History of Byron Bay
$30.00 AUD

Northern Rivers Press. Lismore. 2001. 1st Ed. XIV, 146 PP with b/w illustrations (maps & plans, facsimile of documents, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0957962207

One of the playgrounds of Australia. Port and shipping, Whaling... Surfing.

21357
SANDERSON, Ivan J.
FOLLOW THE WHALE
$10.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1956. 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 423 PP with tables, 10 maps & charts by author, 16 head pieces and 1 tail piece by F.W. Saunders, and 51 profiles of whales. Eps: Mappemonde with major sperming grounds. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped, rubbed and with sunned spine. Foxing. Very good. 22 x 15.

History of whaling, going back to the time of the first seafarers, Neolithic Man to the American experiences, with the Phoenicians, Basques, Japanese, Norsemen, Indians from Puget Sound, ...

72714
SAWTELL, Clement Cleveland
THE SHIP "ANN ALEXANDER" OF NEW BEDFORD: 1805 - - 1851
$40.00 AUD

The Maritime Historical Association, inc. Mystic, Connecticut. 1962. 1st Ed. Publication No.24. Foreword by Edouard A. Stackpole. 103 PP with b/w ilustrations (documents, 2 drawings, 2 photos, 3 portraits ... & 11 facsimile of pages of log books). Soft cover, illustrated front with title. Name on title page, and bookplate of Honore Forster, Australian Whaling Specialist, inside front cover. Occasinal foxing. Very good. 25.4 x 17.7.

21385
SAYERS, M. C.
PORT FAIRY, Pioneer Whaling Station
$30.00 AUD

Mullaya Publications. Melbourne. 1975. Reprint of the 1973 original. 64 PP with 32 b/w illustrations by Jan Neil. Eps: Plan of Port Fairy. Pictorial soft cover with a small crease at top corner, o/wise near fine. 22.9 x 15.2. 0859140075

History of the township. Port first entered in April 1810. Whaling industry by 1830 sustaining 200 people...

21308
SCHEFFER, Dr. Victor B., BOCKSTOCE, John et al..
ALASKA WHALES AND WHALING [in Alaska Geographic]
$20.00 AUD

Alaska Geographic Society. Anchorage. 1978. Volume 5, No.4 of Alaska Geographic Quarterly. 144 PP with b/w & colour illustrations and includes a loosely inserted poster of whales. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 18. 0882401149

Whales of Alaska. History of commercial whaling in Arctic Alaska... Modern Eskimo whaling.

44343
SCHEFFER, Victor B.
THE YEAR OF THE WHALE
$5.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1969. 1st Ed. X, 214 PP with 13 decorations by Leonard Everett Fisher. Fp. Pictorial soft cover. Crease at top of rear cover. Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.3 X 13.6. 0684718863

A year in the life of a sperm whale.

10456
SCHMITT, Frederick P., DE JONG, Cornelis & WINTER, Frank H.
THOMAS WELCOME ROYS - America's Pioneer of Modern Whaling
$10.00 AUD

Mariners Museum. Newport News, Virginia. 1980. 1st Ed. Mariners Museum publication, No.38. XIV, (2), 253 PP with 34 figures. Fp: Capt. Thomas Welcome Roys. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 15. 0917376331

His early whaling experiences in the Pacific, on the "Crescent" of Sag Harbor. The first American to use steamers for whaling. His attempts to develop a rocket-propelled harpoon, ...

74416
SCHOLL, Michael C. & PESCHAK, Thomas P. (editors)
SAVE OUR SEAS Foundation Magazine - Issue 4
$15.00 AUD

Save our Seas Foundation. Geneve. 2015. Issue No. 4, 2015. 148 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (new condition). 31 x 24.

Great Bear Wild, "Canada Pacific Coastline", by Ian McAllister. The Call of the Whales, northern coast of British Columbia , by Janie Wray. Science with the Giants, Whale sharks of Ningaloo Reef, by Lara Marcus Zamora.

74443
SCORESBY, William
AN ACCOUNT OF THE ARCTIC REGIONS WITH A HISTORY & DESCRIPTION OF THE NORTHERN WHALE-FISHERY - Volume 1
$50.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 2011. Paperback edition of in the "Cambridge Library Collection" series of the 1820 original. Volume I: (4), XX, 552, (82 appendix) PP with tables. Fp (on double page): The ship Esk of Whitby damaged by ice. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 21.4 x 14. 9781108037785

Volume I: The Arctic.

74771
SCOTT, Captain R. F.
SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION - Extracts from The Personal Journals of Captain R. F. Scott, C.V.O., R.N.
$10.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1950. 9th reprint of the November 1923 edition. 188 PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Scott, wearing the wallet... Eps: Map of British Antarctic Expedition 1910-13, Track chart of main southern journey. Cloth cover. Light foxing. Minute hole on front cover and 20 first leaves. Very good. 19 x 12.5.

38825
SEVERIN, Tim
IN SEARCH OF MOBY DICK - Quest for the White Whale
$15.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Company. London. 1999. 1st Ed. (10), 242 PP with 1 map on double page, 3 b/w plates and 22 drawings by Trondur Patursson, plus 8 pages with 31 colour photos. Eps: Map World of the White Whale. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.8. 316645958

Part one: Nuku Hiva, Marquesas Islands. Part two: Pamilacan, Philippines. Part Three, Lamalera, Indonesia. Part four: Tonga

74773
SHACKLETON, E. H., C.V.O.
THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC - Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 (in 2 Volumes)
$950.00 AUD

William Heinemann. London. 1909. 1st edition. with an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.SC. An account of the First Journey to the South Magnetic Pole, by Professor T. W. Edgeworth David, F.R.S. Volume I: XLVIII, 372 PP with 11 diagrams in text, plus frontispiece, 6 coloured plates with caption on tissue guard and 106 b/w plates (4 on double page). Fp: Portrat of E.H. Shackleton with caption on tissue guard. Volume II: XVI, 420 PP with 38 b/w illustrations in text, plus frontispiece, 6 coloured plates with caption on tissue guard, 132 b/w plates. Fp: Photo of "The Northern Party..." with caption on tissue guard. The 2 "Panoramas" and 3 maps in colour called for are in the rear pocket of Volume II. Errata slip for Volume II tipped in on page XVI. Cloth covers, top edge gilt, illustrated front board, gilt title on a sunned spine. Covers rubbed and soiled. Occasional foxing. A very good clean and complete copy of a scarce item. More images available upon request. 25.3 x 19.

74634
SHAPIRO, Irwin & STACKPOLE, Edouard A.
THE STORY OF YANKEE WHALING
$25.00 AUD

American Heritage Publishing / Golden Press. New York. 1959. 1st edition in the "American Heritage Junior Library" series. 5-153 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, prints,, drawings and photos. Half title page: Figurehead of the whaler "White Lily". Title spread: Peche de la Baleine. FEP: Peche du Cachalot. REP: "The Capture". Illustrated boards with light shelf wear, o/wise contents near fine. 26 x 18.5.

53365
SHIRLEY, Bronwyn
SHIPWRECKS, WHALES AND PIRATES (in Australian Customs History Journal)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Customs Service. Canberra. 1996. No. 7, June 1996. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article P. 6 to 8 with 1 b/w photo and 1 colour illustration. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.7.

On the seaport of Eden, south coast of New South Wales. Other article: M.V. Fairsea, by Ian C. Bennett.

39649
SIMMONS, Mark
HUMPBACK WHALES - OUT OF THE BLUE
$15.00 AUD

Department of Environment, Queensland Government.. Brisbane. 1996. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 5 b/w and 40 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724269282

10405
SIMPSON, MacKinnon
WHALE SONG - A Pictorial History of Whaling and Hawai'i
$30.00 AUD

Lahaina Whaling Museum. Honolulu. 1986. 1st Ed. 130 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Carved wooden figurehead. Eps: Plans / details of the whaling hermaphrodite brig Viola. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0896100200

Beautiful book. The whaling trade by whaleships of New England, based in Hawaiian waters.

21602
SLIJPER, E.J
WHALES
$30.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1962. 1st English edition, translated from the 1958 Dutch original. 475 PP with 229 b/w illust. (drawings, maps, photos, sketches ...). Cloth cover with a few marks, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise contents are near fine and printed on superior gloss paper. 23.6 x 15.5.

Historical introduction - Evolution and appearances - Locomotion - Respiration - Heart, circulation and blood - Behaviour ... Classification of the cetacea (P.417 to 420) and extensive bibliography (P.421 to 458).

21278
SMITH HARRIS, Charles Edward (editor)
FROM THE DEEP OF THE SEA - The Diary of Charles Edward Smith, Surgeon of the Whale-ship Diana, of Hull
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition of the 1922 original. XII, 288 PP with 2 maps and 13 tail pieces, plus 4 pages of sketches. Fp: Map of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.3 x 14. 0870219324

Experiences of a surgeon on board a British steam whaler in Davis Strait 1866-67. Edited by his son.

72065
SMITH, Ian
THE NEW ZEALAND SEALING INDUSTRY - History, archaeology, and heritage management
$50.00 AUD

Department of Conservation / Te Papa Atawhai. Wellington. 2002. 1st edition of June 2002. (V), 72 PP with 6 tables and 21 figures (graphs, maps, photos & sketches). Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. Scarce. 29.8 x 21. 0478222505

72849
SMITH, Peter
MANAGEMENT MANUAL FOR MARINE MAMMALS IN NSW
$25.00 AUD

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Hurtsville, NSW. 1997. 1st edition of Match 1997. Species Management Report Number 14. VIII, 98, (71 for 5 Appendices) PP with 2 tables an 20 figures including 59 sketches and details as well as 55 drawings of Marine Mammals. Soft covers, illustrated front. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0731008693

46666
SMITH, Vincent
MUSCO BLUE WHALE
$15.00 AUD

Harper & Row. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. (4), 122 PP with 6 full page illustrations by Wilson Buchanan. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5. 0063120089

45347
SMOLKER, Rachel
TO TOUCH A WILD DOLPHIN - The Lives and Minds of the Dolphins of Monkey Mia
$10.00 AUD

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. (10), 274 PP with 1 figure (baby signatures whistles) and 20 head and tail pieces, plus 16 pages with 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 1740510186

65449
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE], The International Quarterly Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 99, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Society for Nautical Research. Greenwich. 2013. May 2013. Edited by Martin Bellamy. 129-254, (2) PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17.2.

Obituaries: Michael K. Stammers. ... Decline of Antarctic Whaling Industry, by Bjorn L. Basberg.

61979
SOULAIRE, Dr. Jacques, BONNEL, Ulane & RANDIER Jean
BALEINES / PECHE A LA BALEINE (in Neptunia - No 94)
$15.00 AUD

Paris. 1969. Les Amis du Musée de la Marine. Extracts from issue 94, (printemps 1969). 1-23 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27 x 21.

La pêche à la baleine en France, by Dr. Soulaire. Les Quakers, pêcheurs de baleine à Dunkerque et Lorient, by Ulane Bonnell. Yankee whalers, les baleines d' Amèrique / La pêche à la baleine aujourd'hui, by Jean Randier.

58976
SOULAIRE, Jacques
LE GRAND CACHALOT (in 3 Volumes)
$100.00 AUD

Editions S. P. M. Paris. 2007. 1st Ed. Volumes 44, 45 & 46 in Collection Kronos. Vol. I: 293, (3) PP. Vol. II: 380, (2) PP. Vol. III: 272, (4) PP. A total of 954 pages with around 200 figures. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.. 9782901952572

Volume I: Cétologie & L'or du cachalot / Sperm Whaling and its Golden Age. Volume II: L'homme et le cachalot / Man and Sperm Whale. Volume III: Histoire chronologique de la chasse au cachalot / a chronological history of Sperm Whaling.

22766
SOUTER, Gavin
MOSMAN, A History
$35.00 AUD

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.

31968
SPENCE, Bill
HARPOONED - THE STORY OF WHALING
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover, dj. Top corner near spine is bumped, top of spine a little damaged. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. An otherwise very good clean copy. 26 x 21. 085177167X

Whaling from the days of the Basque and the Dutch, to the Antarctic boom period up to the last of bay whaling and deep sea whaling from factory ships.

73087
SPROD, Dan (editor)
THE TREGURTHA LOG, Relating the Adventurous Life of Captain Edward Primrose TREGURTHA: Napoleonic Wars / Whaling in the South Seas / Shipmaster to the Port Phillip District
$75.00 AUD

Blubber Head Press. Sandy Bay, Tas. 1980. 1st edition limited to 600 copies hand numbered (No. 97) and signed by the Editor. 165 PP with 3 maps (FEP, text, REP), 3 illustrations pasted down (frontispiece and 2 headpieces in colour), and 5 b/w illustrations (vignette on title page, 3 headpieces and 1 tailpiece). Fp: Portrait of Capt. Tregurtha. FEP: Map of Australia & South Seas. REP: Map of Europe & the East. Cloth covers, gilt device on front board and gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket slightly sunned. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 32 x 20. 0908528035

21295
STANBURY, Peter & BUSHELL, Lydia (editors)
SOUTH PACIFIC ISLANDS
$10.00 AUD

Macleay Museum / University of Sydney. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. (6), 130 PP with 7 tables, 3 maps, 5 figures & 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 24 x 18. 0909635269

An introduction to the Pacific islands. Contributions on: European Discovery (Robert Langdon), Landforms (John Connell), Botany (Wee-Lek Chew), Languages (Darrell Tryon), Arts (Beth Dean & Victor Carell), Whaling (William Dawbin), Crops & Farming (Peter Searle), Politics and Independence (Stuart Inder).

58057
STANIFORTH, Mark, & Mc GONIGLE, Martin
The History and Archaeology of the GAULTOIS SHORE-BASED WHALING STATION in Newfoundland, Canada / Historical Background and Archaeological Survey of BALAENA, a 20th Century Norwegian Whaling Station in Newfoundland, Canada
$30.00 AUD

Department of Archaeology / Flinders University. Adelaide. 2005. Edition limited to 50 copies. No. 6 in the Maritime Archaeology Monograph and Reports series. VI, 32, 14 PP with 26 figures (1 drawing, 4 maps and 21 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

75068
STEWARDSON, Carolyn L.
MAMMALS OF THE ICE
$25.00 AUD

Sedona Publishing. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by Phillip Law. 183 PP with over 25 tables, 13 maps of sightings, graphs, illustrations by Peter L. Child and colour photos. Erratum slip tipped in on last page. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Lower corner of front cover and first 4 leaves with a crease, o/wise near fine. 24 x 21. 0958744912

Guide to the mammals of the Southern Ocean.

21282
STEWART, Frank
THE PRESENCE OF WHALES, Contemporary Writings on the Whale
$10.00 AUD

Whitecap Books. Vancouver. 1995. 1st Canadian edition. 320 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Neaer fine. 22.8 x 15.1. 155110301X

Anthology on the great (blue and fin) whales, the killer whales, the mythic belugas and narwhals.

68376
STODDART, Michael
TASSIE'S WHALE BOYS - Whaling in Antarctic Waters
$30.00 AUD

40 / Forty South Publishing. Hobart. 2017. 1st edition with a foreword by Nick Gales. XV, 192 PP with tables, b/w or colour illustrations. FEP: The Antarctic Continent (in colour). REP: Map of the Ross Sea (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 9780995408227

30072
STOETT, Peter J.
THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICS OF WHALING
$35.00 AUD

UBC / University of British Columbia Press. Vancouver. 1997. 1st Ed. XII, 228 PP with 3 tables, and an essential chronology of Whaling. Illustrated card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 0774806044

The Whale and the Whaler, Cetapolitics, Whale ethics...

71492
STUBBS, Ches
I REMEMBER ... The Memoirs of a Whaling Skipper
$20.00 AUD

Author. Albany. c.1980. 1st Ed. (4), 128 PP with b/w photos, printed on superior gloss. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 21.5 x 16.

Memoirs spanning 18 years: A.B., Gunner, Mate on whaling ships, first with the Albany Whaling Company, then with the Cheyne Beach Whaling Company.

74733
SUTTON, Felix (editor)
HERMAN MELVILLE'S MOBY DICK
$20.00 AUD

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1956. 1st juvenile edition, in the "Favorite Classics" series. 69 PP with 38 illustrations by H. B. Vestal (19 b/w and 19 in colour). Laminated pictorial boards (small rubbed patches). Contents near fine. 28.3 x 21.5.

21269
TAYLOR, A. Carey, WINKS, Robin W. & KUGLER, Richard C.
THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC, Image and Reality - Maritime Monographs and Reports No 2
$20.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. London. 1971. 28 PP, plus 1 map on double page at centerfold. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 20.8.

3 papers read at a symposium held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich on 7th November 1970: Charles de Brosses, the man behind Cook - Getting to know the "beau sauvage" - The penetration of the Pacific by American whalemen in the 19th century.

56057
THIERCELIN, Dr. Louis
TRAVELS IN OCEANIA - Memoirs of a Whaling Ship's Doctor, 1866
$60.00 AUD

University of Otago Press. Dunedin. 1995. 1st English edition. Edited, annotated and translated from the French original by Christiane Mortelier. 350, (2) PP with 8 maps & plans, and 42 b/w illust. Half title page: figurehead of the Ville de Bordeaux. Title spread: La pêche à la baleine. Pictorial soft cover. Note to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) at top of half title page signed by the editor. Spine a little sunned, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5. 0908569718

Accounts during two voyages started in 1837 and 1863 on the places visited in the Pacific: New Caledonia. The Chatham Islands and New Zealand. Tahiti. Hawaii.

62917
THIERCELIN, Dr. Louis & MORTELIER, Christiane
UN BALEINIER A ARAMA (in Bulletin S.E.H. No. 94)
$10.00 AUD

Société d'Etudes Historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 1993. No. 94 (1st term 1993). 100 PP. Contains article, presented by Christiane Mortelier, between P.11 and 52 with b/w illustrations (1 chart, 1 photo, 1 portrait and 8 engravings). Pictorial soft cover. Issue lacking P.75 to 84 (La Ville de Castries et de Kastri, par J. Guillou). French text. Very good. 27.6 x 17.5.

Call in 1863, of the French Whalers "Gustave" and "Winslow" in the North of New Caledonia. Encounter with Father Jerome Guitta.

72309
THOMAS, Colin S.
SCRIMSHAW - "The Ancient Art of the Mariner"
$70.00 AUD

Colin S. Thomas. Hobart. 2011. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No.445 of 500). 42 PP with 55 colour photos. Inside front cover: Whale bone chair. Inside back cover: walking sticks. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 29.7 x 21. 9780646550077

Exhibition of February 2011, held at the Commissariat Store, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery. Includes a card flyer for the exhibition.

64703
TILBROOK, R.P. & D.K.
SETTLER'S COTTAGE AT WHALER'S HAVEN
$10.00 AUD

Victor Harbour, South Australia. 1964. 2nd edition of January 1964. 16 PP with 3 b/w photos. Wrappers with illustrated front. Covers lightly soiled, staples removed. Very good. 22 x 14.

74360
TOFTS, Robert Graham
NORFOLK ISLAND WHALING DAYS, Tales & Yarns
$25.00 AUD

Author. Norfolk Island. 1997. 1st Edition. (6), 113 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover with light soiling, o/wise a very good copy, signed by the author. 29.7 x 21. 0646343777

75455
TONNESSEN, J. N. & JOHNSEN, A. O.
THE HISTORY OF MODERN WHALING
$90.00 AUD

C. Hurst / ANU Press. London & Canberra. 1st English edition, translated from the shortened Norwegian original by R. I. Christophersen. XX, 798 PP with 7 maps & 112 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. ine. 24 x 16.5. 0905838238 & 0708107404

The modern whaling period starting in 1864 with the steam whale chaser carrying the shell harpoon invented by Svend Foyn.

21279
TWYNING, John P. & BAYS, Peter
WRECK OF THE MINERVA
$70.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1996. Facsimile reprints of two separate books: Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning among South Sea Islands, 2nd edition of the 1850 original, and Wreck of the Minerva, 1850. 108 PP, (4), 109-229, (8 Index), 1 colophon with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: Facsimile of title-page Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 26 x 18.5. 0877705747

The wreck in September 1829 on Nicholson's Reef. Two narratives by one of the boatsteerers and the sailing master of the Australian brig Minerva on a sperm whaling voyage. Twyning lived for 20 years in the Islands and returned to England after the death of his wife from Horn Island (Futuna). Only two copies of the original are known to be held in Australia.

21299
TWYNING, John P. & BAYS, Peter
WRECK OF THE MINERVA
$35.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1996. Facsimile reprints of two separate books: Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning among South Sea Islands (2nd edition of the 1850 original), and Wreck of the Minerva, 1850. 2 introductions by Keith Huntress. 108, (4), 109-229, (8 Index & colophon) PP with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: Facsimile of title-page Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning. Eps. Pictorial soft cover. Bookplate of Honore Foster, Australia whaling specialist, on first leaf. Fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 0877705747

The wreck in September 1829 on Nicholson's Reef. Two narratives by one of the boatsteerers and the sailing master of the Australian brig Minerva on a sperm whaling voyage. Twyning lived for 20 years in the Islands and returned to England after the death of his wife from Horn Island (Futuna).

70085
VAMPLEW, Wray
THE EVOLUTION OF INTERNATIONAL WHALING CONTROL (in Maritme History - Vol. 2, No. 2)
$10.00 AUD

University College London. London. 1972. September 1972 issue. (2), 123-232 PP. Contains article pages 123 to 139 with 1 table "Antarctic Whaling". Soft covers, illustrated front. Traces of sellotape inside front and back covers. Very good. 21 x 15.

71526
Van Der DOES, Willem
STORMS, ICE, and WHALES, The Antarctic Adventures of a Dutch Artist on a Norwegian Whaler
$30.00 AUD

Eerdmans Publishing Co. Michigan. 2003. 1st Ed. Translated from the 1934 Dutch original by Ruth van Baak Griffioen. Introduction by Joost C.A. Schokkenbroek. XXIV, 391 PP with 1 map "Route van de "Sir James Clark Ross", 1923/1924 and b/w illustrations by Willem van der Does. Fp: portrait of Willem van der DoesHard covers, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 16. 9780802821256

41756
VAN DER POST, Laurens
THE HUNTER AND THE WHALE
$10.00 AUD

Readers Book Club / Companion Book Club. Melbourne. c. 1967. Reprint of the original published by The Hogarth Press. 288 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 18.7 x 12.5.

A novel describing the emergence towards manhood of a young South African during four seasons on board a whaling ship.

71497
VAUCAIRE, Michel
HISTOIRE DE LA PECHE A LA BALEINE
$35.00 AUD

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...

21321
VENABLES, Bernard
BALEIA ! BALEIA ! Whale Hunters of the Azores
$15.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1969. 1st US Ed. XII, 204, (4) PP with b/w illust. by the author (2 maps and 28 pen & ink drawings), plus XVI plates with 23 b/w photos. Decorated cloth cover & spine, dj. Fine. 21.8 x 14.6.

The survival in the late 1960's of the daring primitive techniques of New England's famous whalers.

22417
VERNEY, Peter
ANIMALS IN PERIL, Man's War Against Wildlife
$10.00 AUD

Brigham Young University Press. Prove, Utah, USA. 1979. 1st US Ed. 186 PP with bw illust. Title spread: Tiger drive. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0842517146

The Great Whale hunt...

43017
VILLIERS, A. J.
SEA-DOGS OF TO-DAY
$45.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1932. 1st Ed. 284 PP, plus 40 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: Jim the Londoner. Cloth cover with light wear, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise contents are near fine. A scarce first edition. 21.5 x 14.8.

Stories: Larsen, Master Whaler. Gustaf Erikson of Mariehamn. The John Steward Line of square-riggers... Crossing the Atlantic by yacht.

21253
VILLIERS, Alan
WHALERS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN - A Story of Modern Whaling in the Antarctic
$40.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1949. 1st Australian edition. 248 PP with 9 woodcut illustrations by Charles Pont. Fp: On the grounds. Eps: Charts of the voyage of the Pelagos. Cloth cover with a lightly sunned spine, o/wise a near fine copy. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. 20.5 x 14.5.

40966
VILLIERS, Alan
PILOT PETE
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1963. Reprint of the 1953 original. 64 PP with 61 illustrations by H. T. Cauldwell. Eps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Note written on half title page. A few foxing sports, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.

Novel set in a rocky island far away in the South Pacific.

52942
VILLIERS, Alan
LA TASMANIE AU TEMPS DES BALEINIERS ET DES FORCATS
$10.00 AUD

Editions France-Empire. Paris. 1978. 1st French edition of "Vanished Fleets, Sea Stories from old Van Diemen's Land". Translated by Jean Joba and Douglas O'Brimmick. 316, (2) PP with 1 decorated map on double page, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with wear around edges. Spine sunned and creased. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Contents still very good. French text. 19 x 14.

A survey of the maritime history of Tasmania. Earlier days, convict ships, whalers, clippers & later days.

71561
VILLIERS, Alan
WHALERS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN
$10.00 AUD

Arkon / Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1982. 1st paperback edition of the 1949 original. (4), 248 PP, (4 publications), with 1 map on double page and 9 woodcut illustrations by Charles Pont. Pictorial soft cover. Note at top of "Illustrations" page. Contents near fine. 18 x 11. 0207146497

74468
VILLIERS, Alan
LA TASMANIE AU TEMPS DES BALEINIERS ET DES FORCATS
$15.00 AUD

Editions France-Empire. Paris. 1978. 1st French edition of "Vanished Fleets, Sea Stories from old Van Diemen's Land". Translated by Jean Joba and Douglas O'Brimmick. 316, (2) PP with 1 decorated map on double page, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. French text. Very good. 19 x 14.

A survey of the maritime history of Tasmania. Earlier days, convict ships, whalers, clippers & later days.

74527
VILLIERS, Alan
WHALERS OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN - A Story of Modern Whaling in the Antarctic
$60.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1934. 1st US Edit. 286 PP with 11 woodcuts by Charles Pont. Fp: "On the Grounds". Ep: Chart of the voyage of the "Pelagos". Orig. decorated cloth cover with light wear, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 16.

On the whaling grounds near the South Pole, and a Norwegian expedition which picked up a few extra hands in Hobart, including an under-age stowaway.

21379
VILLIERS, Alan & KEMP, Weston
THE AGE OF SAIL LIVES ON AT MYSTIC (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 134, No.2, 1968)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1968. Contains article between pages 220 and 239 with 1 plan, 1 map, 2 b/w and 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Mystic Seaport Museum, in Connecticut.

46996
WAKEFIELD, Edward Jerningham
ADVENTURE IN NEW ZEALAND 1839-1844 (in Two Volumes)
$60.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1971. Reprint of the 1845 original. No. 74 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume I: (2), X, 482 PP, 1 large folded map at rear of volume. Volume II: (2), X, 546 PP. Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front and spine), glassine covers. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine set. 22 x 14.7. 9060720946

Adventure in New Zealand from 1839 to 1844; with some account of the beginning of the British colonization of the Islands.

51366
WALKER, Ian
TALL SHIPS AND CANNIBALS. The Story of Captain Richard Copping of Hobart Town
$25.00 AUD

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

72777
WALL, William S.
HISTORY AND DESCRIPTION OF THE SKELETON OF A NEW SPERM WHALE, lately set up in the Australian Museum, together with some account of a new genus of sperm whales called EUPHYSETES
$150.00 AUD

The Australian Museum. Sydney. 1890. Reprint of the 1851 original, with a preface by E.P. Ramsay. (8), 65 PP with tables, plus 2 large folded plates with 10 figures and 9 b/w plates. Soft covers, title on front cover. Covers with repaired chips, o/wise contents near fine. 21.5 x 14.

58292
WALLWORK, Rebecca
WHALE MEET AGAIN - NANTUCKET (in QANTAS, the Australian Way)
$10.00 AUD

ACP Magazines. Sydney. 2009. Issue No. 189, March 2009. 178 PP. Contains article pages 81 to 86 with 3 b/w and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

Reasons to holiday on the historic haven of Nantucket, Massachusetts, Australia Scopes the Night Skies,...

72850
WARNEKE, Robert (editor)
VICTORIAN WHALE RESCUE PLAN - A Contingency Plan for Strandings of Cetaceans (Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises) on the Victorian Coastline
$25.00 AUD

Fisheries and Wildlife Service / Department of Conservation, Forests and Land , Victoria. Melbourne. 1986. August 1986 edition. Foreword by Joan E. Kirner. VI, (2), 75 PP 4 figures (1 map of Victoria Coastline with inset "Port Phillip Bay", ... 7 sketches for: external features, measurements, and post mortem examination. Soft covers, illustrated front, clear plastic covers, spiral bound. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

21365
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)
$10.00 AUD

Privately published. Eden. No date, c. 1930. 7th Edition. 48 PP with 11 b/w illust. Stapled card covers browned and repaired, contents very good. 21.5 x 14.

Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.

35663
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)
$5.00 AUD

D.S. Ford Printer. Sydney. No date, c. 1970. Reprint. 48 PP with 1 head piece, 1 tail piece, and 11 b/w illust. Soft cover. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.

Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.

39950
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)
$10.00 AUD

D.S. Ford Printer. Sydney. c. 1950. 11th edition. 48 PP with 1 head piece, 2 tail pieces, and 11 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Newspaper (The Canberra Times) clipping loosely inserted. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.

Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler. Newspaper clipping of 5 September 1973 on the rebirth of Boydtown.

41553
WELLINGS, H. P.
BENJAMIN BOYD IN AUSTRALIA (1842-1849)
$5.00 AUD

Bega News Print. Bega, NSW. c. 1980. Reprint. 48 PP with 1 head piece, 1 tail piece, and 11 b/w illust. Soft cover. Very good. 21.3 x 13.8.

Shipping Magnate: Merchant: Banker: Pastoralist and Station Owner: Member of the Legislative Council: Town Planner: Whaler.

32785
WEST, Captain Ellsworth Luce & MAYHEW, Eleanor Ransom
CAPTAIN'S PAPERS - A Log of Whaling and other Sea Experiences
$25.00 AUD

Barre Publishers. Barre, Massachusetts. 1965. 1st Ed. VIII, 172 PP, plus 16 pages with 19 b/w photos. Fp: Map of the Bering Sea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and with a small rub at back). Occasional foxing. 23.3 x 15.5.

Whaling either from New England or California, in the Bering Sea, the North Pacific and Central Pacific (Marshall, Caroline...). Shipwrecked in 1899 on Kusaie (Kosrae), Federated States of Micronesia...

31746
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
THE WHALERS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 2nd European English language printing of the 1979 original, in the Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title page: Whaling scene carved on the tooth of a sperm whale in 1830. FEP: The Oceans of the Whalers. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Name of previous owner on top of half title page. Very good. 28.7 x 23.5. 70540627X

37630
WHIPPLE, A.B.C. (editor)
THE WHALERS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 2nd European English language printing of the 1979 original, in the Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w & colour illust. Title page: Whaling scene carved on the tooth of a sperm whale in 1830. FEP: The Oceans of the Whalers. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28,7 x 23.5. 70540627X

21368
WHITEHEAD, Hal
VOYAGE TO THE WHALES
$20.00 AUD

Stoddart. Toronto. 1989. 1st Ed. X, 195 PP with 2 maps and 2 figures, plus 16 pages with 30 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15. 9780773721531

Study of whales in the Indian Ocean between 1981 and 1984 (mostly sperm whale).

52833
WHITTAKER, Mark
WHALE TALES (in The Weekend Australian Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

Nationwide News. Sydney. 2007. 42 PP. Contains article from P.32 to 35 with 1 b/w and 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 25.4.

The end of commercial whaling in Australia, 1977: hippies took on harpooners in the showdown 30 years ago.

40984
WILLIAMS, Heathcote
WHALE NATION
$15.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1989. 5th reprint of the 1988 original. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page, o/wise fine. 29 x 19.5. 0224025694

21232
WILSON, John
THE CRUISE OF THE GIPSY, The Journal of John Wilson, Surgeon on a Whaling Voyage to the Pacific Ocean 1839-1843
$45.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1991. 1st edition with introduction and notes by Dr. Honore Forster. XXXII, 404 PP, plus 24 pages with 8 maps & 16 illustrations. Coloured frontispiece: Scene at Agana, Guam in 1840. Eps: Whaling scene. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23. 0877704880

Detailed and meticulous account of a whaling cruise by a British whaling ship.

21376
WILTSHIRE, J. G.
CAPTAIN WILLIAM PELHAM DUTTON, First Settler at Portland Bay, Victoria. A History of the Whaling and Sealing Industries in Bass Strait, 1828-1868
$20.00 AUD

Wiltshire Publications. Melbourne. 1994. Revised reprint of the 1976 edition. 52 PP with 12 b/w illustrations. Title page illustrated by whaling scenes. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.3 x 14.6. 0959186514

63618
WOLFE, Adam
A CRUEL BUSINESS - A History of the Whaling Industry at Albany, Western Australia
$250.00 AUD

Department of History, University of Western Australia. Perth. 2003. Thesis. (6), 249, (40 appendix 1 & 2) PP (recto only) with tables in both appendices. Soft cover, spiral bound. Dated dedicatory note on second preliminary page signed by the author. Fine. 29.7 x 22

72895
WOODINGS, Simon
A PLAUSIBLE PHYSICAL CAUSE FOR LIVE CETACEAN MASS STRANDINGS
$75.00 AUD

Department of Physics, The University of Western Australia. Perth. 1995. September 1991 Thesis. III, 4-69 PP (recto only) with (8 + 2) tables and 29 figures (graphs, 2 measurements diagrams and distribution maps of Tasmania). Soft covers, title on front cover, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Fine. 29.5 x 20.7.

Thesis presented as partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours).

74536
WRIGHT, Harrison M.
NEW ZEALAND, 1769-1840: Early Years of Western Contact
$20.00 AUD

Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Mass. 1980. 3rd printing of the 1959 original. Harvard Historical Monograph No. XLII. XII, 225, (3 publications) PP with 1 map of New Zealand North Island and an insert. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dust jacket. A fine copy. 20.5 x 14. 0620003674

Chapter II: Traders and Whalers.

41405
YSKA, Redmer
AN ERRAND OF MERCY - Captain Jacob Eckhoff and the loss of the Kakanui
$20.00 AUD

Banshee Books. Wellington. 2001. 1st Ed. 106 PP with 26 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0473076993

Attempted rescue of a sealing gang stranded on Macquarie Island.

75275
ZIM, Herbert S.
THE GREAT WHALES
$10.00 AUD

Scholastic Book Services / World's Work Ltd. Tadworth, Surrey. 1964. British edition (TW 364-C). No pagination, 64 PP with b/w and coloured illustrations by James Gordon Irving. Illustrated stiff covers. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page. Very good. 20.4 x 15.

40671
ZITWER, Barbara Jane
WHALES
$10.00 AUD

Warner Books. New York. 1995. 1st printing, in Magic of the Ocean series. (2), 54 PP with 27 colour illustrations by Robbin Gourley. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 15.4 x 11. 0446910112