Maritime Books

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

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70388
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 19, No. 1 - 1997
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1997. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. 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.

70439
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 16, Nos. 1 & 2
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1994. Vol. 16, Nos 1 & 2, edited by G.R. Henning. No. 1: 72 PP. No. 2: 73-152 PP with b/w illustrations. Card covers a little soiled, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: Ian Brand & Mark Staniforth: Care and Control: Female Convict Transportation voyages to Van Diemen's Land, 1818-1853. The Ming Voyages of Cheng Ho (Zheng Ho) 1371-1433, by Barbara Bennett Peterson. No. 2: Pearling Industry.

16369
ABBOTT, R.Tucker
KINGDOM OF THE SEASHELL
$20.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. 1982. Rep. of 1972 orig. 256 PP with b/w & colour photos & illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22. 0517166089

Survey of seashells: biology, influence on art, medicine, archaeology and commerce. Various aspects of shell fisheries - shell collecting.

64108
AGASSIZ, Alexander
THE CORAL REEFS OF THE TROPICAL PACIFIC - Text
$125.00 AUD

Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College. Cambridge. 1903. February 1903 edition. No. IV: Text of Volume XXVIII "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College". XXXIII, (1), 410 PP with b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 2 coastal views, 3 sketch maps and 28 photos), plus 8 folded plates on soundings. Rebacked copy, soft cover with photocopy of title page pasted down on front cover. Most of the pages are uncut. Slight ageing of paper. 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.

44090
ALBERT Ier, Prince de Monaco
LA CARRIERE D'UN NAVIGATEUR
$60.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale de Monaco. Monaco. 1951. 5th edition of the 1901 original, with a preface by Professeur Portier. (4), V, XV, (III), 331 PP with 8 illustrations by Luis V. Molné, plus 1 portrait with notes biographiques and 2 folded maps at rear of book. Some pages are still uncut. This copy is hard bound marbled boards, gilt title on cloth spine, retaining the original illustrated card covers. A near fine copy. French text. 20 x 15.5.

Oceanographer.

16593
ALLEN, Dr. Gerald R.
FISHES OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
$20.00 AUD

T.F.H. Neptune City. 1985. Book No.9 in series Pacific Marine Fishes edited by Warren E. Burgess & Dr. Herbert R. Axelrod. P.2207 to 2534, profusely illustrated with colour plates. Pictorial laminated boards. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22. 086622050X

41328
ALLEN, Durward L., CROMIE, William J. & AMOS, William H. (editors)
LA VIE FANTASTIQUE DES ILES ET DES OCEANS
$10.00 AUD

Selection du Reader's Digest. Paris. 1972. 1st French edition, with a preface by Jacques-Yves Cousteau. 360 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine, marbled endpapers. Lettering of title on spine somewhat rubbed. Foxing spots on first and last leaves, o/wise very good. French text. 28.2 x 21.8.

Secrets of the seas: inshore to deep sea, Coral and its environment... The Islands (including Australia): evolution, environment...

68341
ALLEN, Durward L., CROMIE, William J. & AMOS, William H. (editors)
THE FASCINATING SECRETS OF OCEANS & ISLANDS
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. Sydney. 1972. 1st Australian edition, with a foreword by Jacques-Yves Cousteau. 368 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and with a crease and repaired short tears. Very good. 28.2 x 21.8. 090948614X

Secrets of the seas: inshore to deep sea, Coral and its environment... The Islands (including Australia): evolution, environment...

30067
ALLEN, Gerald
MARINE LIFE OF THE PACIFIC AND INDIAN OCEANS, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and all of Southeast Asia
$20.00 AUD

Singapore. 1996. Periplus. 1st Ed. 96 PP with over 350 colour photos. FEP: Map of South east Asia and the Western Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30.5 x 23. 9625930167

Marine plants, sponges, corals, anemones and jellyfish... Crustaceans, molluscs... Fishes, mammals and marine reptiles.

43917
ALLEN, Gerald R.
DESCRIPTION OF THREE NEW FISHES FROM WESTERN AUSTRALIA (in Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia Volume 59, Part 1)
$10.00 AUD

The Royal Society of Western Australia. Perth. 1976. Volume 59, Part 1, May 1976. Contains article from P. 24 to 30 with 2 tables and 3 figures (2 of them b/w photos). Soft cover. Near fine. 24.1 w 18.6.

2 Serranids family: Ellerkeldia rubra and Anthias georgei. 1 Mugiloididae family: Parapercis biordinis.

16574
ALLEN, Gerald R. & STEENE, Roger C.
REEF FISHES OF THE INDIAN OCEAN - A Pictorial Guide to the Common Reef Fishes of the Indian Ocean
$20.00 AUD

T.F.H. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 1 map on double-page & 144 plates with 1150 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 086622386X

42705
ALSTON, Alice, GOADBY, Peter, JOHNSON, Scott, et al..
SHARKS - Silent Hunters of the Deep
$15.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1986. 1st Australian edition, with an introduction by Ron and Valerie Taylor. 208 PP with 7 maps (about sharks and shark attack) and colour illustrations (maps, art works, graphs, photos). Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.8 x 21.8. 0864380143

16426
ANDERSON, Dr. Charles & HAFIZ, Ahmed
COMMON REEF FISHES OF THE MALDIVES, Part 2
$10.00 AUD

Novelty. Male, Rep. of Maldives. 1989. 1st Ed. (2), 85 PP with 80 colour photos. Pictorial laminated hard cover. Fine. 19 x 14.5. 9991580107

Information and photographs on more of the common fishes covered in the original guide.

16599
ANDERSON, Tim (editor)
OCEANOGRAPHY
$10.00 AUD

CSIRO. Canberra. 1987. No. 14 in the CSIRO Research for Australia series. 75 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0643037993

Studies: Oceans as a source of food, probing the sea and the R.V. Franklin, oceans and climate...

36757
ANDREWS, Dr Chris, EXELL, Adrian & CARRINGTON, Dr Neville
THE MANUAL OF FISH HEALTH
$10.00 AUD

Tetra Press. Morris Plains, N.J., USA. 1988. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 300 colour photographs and illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 17. 03923880375

This comprehensive manual promotes a deeper understanding of fish, their environment and the diseases that affect them.

39734
ANGEL, Martin & HARRIS, Tegwyn
LA FAUNE DES OCEANS - Ecologie de la vie marine
$20.00 AUD

Editions Fernand Nathan. Paris. 1977. 1st French edition translated by Janine Cyrot. 156 PP with colour illustrations (maps, drawings and photos). Title spread: Sea Horses in coral. Hard cover. Rear hinge starting, otherwise very good. French text. 28 x 21.6.

Fauna of the Oceans, ecology of marine life.

54090
ANGOT, M. (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES TRAVAUX SCIENTIFIQUES MARINS INTERESSANT MADAGASCAR
$20.00 AUD

O.R.S.T.O.M., Nossi-Bé / Imprimerie Nationale. Tananarive. 1966. Limited edition of 250 copies. Extract from Bulletin de Madagascar No. 239, April 1966. 64 PP. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 23.5 x 15.5.

600 references.

22277
ANIKOUCHINE, William A. & STERNBERG, Richard W.
THE WORLD OCEAN: An Introduction to Oceanography
$10.00 AUD

Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., USA. 1980?. 7th reprint of the 1973 original. XI, (3), 338 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos...). Eps: World map of the ocean floors. Hard cover, dj (piece missing on lower part). Very good. 24 x 18. 139677526

Covers basic facts of physical, chemical, geological, and biological aspects of Oceanography.

55699
ARRECGROS, J.
THE FAIRYLAND OF TAHITIAN SHELLS
$20.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 1984. 1st English edition. No. 12 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 2 b/w and 22 colour illustrations (legend of illustrations in English and French). Pictorial soft cover. English text. Near fine. 19 x 14.

Shells in Tahiti.

41140
ATTENBOROUGH, David
THE LIVING PLANET - A Portrait of the Earth
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. London. 1985. The augmented and enlarged edition of the 1984 original. 368 PP with hundreds of colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine. Light wear around edges, o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 25.8. 0002191695

Based on the original Collins/BBC edition... The margins of the land (territory between land and sea). Worlds apart (island animals). The open Ocean...

47619
ATWATER, James & VAUGHAN, Roger
ROOM AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA (in Post - Issue No 30, for September 5, 1964)
$5.00 AUD

The Saturday Evening Post / The Curtis Publishing Company. Philadelphia. 1964. 74 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article between pages 18 and 25 with 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Sealab diver at 32 fathoms). Covers rubbed, spine split, corners a little dog-eared, o/wise contents near fine. 34.2 x 27.

Navy Sealab divers lived and worked for 11 days at 192 feet...

40213
AUGEE, Michael L. (editor)
MARINE MAMMALS OF AUSTRALASIA - Field Biology and Captive Management
$10.00 AUD

Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed., special publication. VIII, 140 PP with b/w illustrations (graphs, maps, plans, photos), plus 1 plate with 4 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover creased. Near fine internally. 24 x 18.

54948
AUSTIN, Robin H. & HAWKINS, Professor L.
THE SEA: Provider of food, treasure, house of mineral wealth, servant of trade and communications, haven of natural wonders (in The Sydney Morning Herald)
$10.00 AUD

The Sydney Morning Herald. Sydney. 1973. A 4-page Lift-Out of issue for 16 July 1973. Text with b/w photo and 4 maps on one side, and colour illustrated map on the outside. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. Poster size: 59 x 78. Folded: 29.5 x 20.

Where life abounds / Australian Oceanography, by Robin H. Austin. Keys to earth's secrets, by Professor L. Hawkins.

63711
AUSTRALIAN GOVERNMENT
OUR AUSTRALIA. One Place, Many Stories: OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Canberra. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Tony Burke. 47 PP with 4 b/w illustrations (1 map and 3 photos) and colour illustrations (maps and photos), plus 4 pages. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 21.8. 9781921733390

52836
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION
NAVIGATION - Vol. 1, No. 4
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Institute of Navigation. Sydney. 1962. Edited by J.R. BRACE. Vol. 1, No. 4, December 1962. XVIII, 95, (3) with b/w illustrations. Soft covers. Near fine. 24 x 17.5.

Presidential address, The Magnetic Compass and the Longitude Problem by W. D. Heighway... Satellites for Navigation, by J. E. Clegg. Current, Temperature and Salinity measurements in Physical Oceanography, by B. V. Hamon. Modern Hydrography by A. H. Cooper. Marine Phosphorescence and Magnetism, by Brett Hilder...

61508
AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM
NATURE AUSTRALIA - Volume 25, Number 1
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Museum Trust. Sydney. 1995. Winter 1995. Edited by Jennifer Saunders. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 21.

The Wandering Albatross, by Harry Battam. Irian Jaya's New Tree-Kangaroo: just the tip of the Ertzberg, by Tim Flannery.

74093
AYLING, Tony & PARISH, Steve
AMAZING FACTS ABOUT AUSTRALIAN MARINE FISHES
$10.00 AUD

Steve Parish Publishing. Brisbane. 2008. 1st Ed., in the Steve Parish Discover and Learn about Australia series. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos by Steve Parish). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29 x 22.5. 9781741932997

69446
BACON, Jean & Stuart
THE SUFFOLK SHORELINE and the Sea
$15.00 AUD

Segment Publications. Colchester, UK. 1984. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 26 b/w photos by Ernest Graystone. Soft cover, pictorial front. Near fine. 20.8 x 14.3. 0903282003

46639
BAGNIS, Raymond, MAZELLIER, Philippe, BENNETT, Jack & CHRISTIAN, Erwin
POISSONS DE POLYNESIE
$50.00 AUD

Les Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1973. 1st reprint in May 1973 of the December 1972 original. 368 PP with hundreds of b/w sketches and colour photos. Title page: Hoa or Chameleon Sea Bass. Eps: Casting net. Cloth cover, title engraved on front cover & spine, dj. Edges of dust jacket slightly rubbed. Very good. French text. 27.8 x 20.5. 2857000545

The fishes of French Polynesia (names in Latin, Mao'hi & English) : jacks, surgeon fish, ... sharks & rays.

41259
BAGNIS, Raymond, MAZELLIER, Philippe, BENNETT, Jack & CHRISTIAN, Erwin.
FISHES OF POLYNESIA
$15.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1974. 1st. Australian edition. 368 PP with 1 map and hundreds of colour illustrations. Title page: Hoa / Chameleon Sea Bass. Eps: Tahitian fisherman casting his net. Navy cloth cover, no dj. Lettering on front cover and spine rubbed, foxing spots on ouside edges and first and last leaves. Very good. 27.8 x 20.6. 0701804092

The fishes of French Polynesia (names in Latin, Mao'hi & English) : jacks, surgeon fish, ... sharks & rays.

43632
BAILEY, John
THE WHITE DIVERS OF BROOME - The true story of a fatal experiment
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 2001. 2nd reprint of the 2001 original. XV, 301 PP with 2 maps and a plan of Broome, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 9780732910785

White Australia Policy and Pearl-Shell diving.

16541
BAKER, B.B., DEEBEL, W.R. & GEISENDERFER, R.D. (editors)
GLOSSARY OF OCEANOGRAPHIC TERMS
$15.00 AUD

U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office. Washington. 1966. 2nd Ed. in the Special Publication series, SP-35. VI, 204 PP with tables and 44 figures in text. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 26.8 x 20.8.

From abioseston and ablation to zoogene and zooplankton.

70543
BAKER, Elaine & KEENE, Jock (editors)
FULL FATHOM FIVE - 15 years of Australian involvement in the Ocean Drilling Program
$20.00 AUD

Australian ODP / University of Sydney. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed. Foreward by Trevor G. Powell, Chair of Australian ODP Council. III, 65 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Front cover with a crease at lower corner. Very good. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.3. 0646440004

41444
BALLARD, Robert D.
NR-1, The Navy 's Inner Space Shuttle [in National Geographic Magazine]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1985. Volume 167, No. 4, April 1985. Contains articles P. 450 to 459 with 1 map, 1 sketch plan, 2 colour images and 12 colour photos by Emory Kristof. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Nuclear powered Research submarine of the US Navy.

37002
BALLARD, Robert D. & HIVELY, Will
THE ETERNAL DARKNESS - A Personal History of Deep-Sea Exploration
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2000. 1st Australian edition. XII, 388 PP with 70 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations (2 renderings and 14 photos). Title spread: Rendering by artist Ken Marschall of the Titanic's bow section. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 1865082880

30606
BALLARD, Robert D., McCARTER BRIDGE, Linda & al. (editors)
THE OCEAN REALM
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1978. 1st Ed. 200 PP with over 210 colour illust. Title spread: Cluster of tube sponges in the Caribbean Sea. Eps: Bathymetric charts of the Oceans. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0870442511

The shallow shores by H. Robert Morrison. The ocean depths by Robert D. Ballard...

44198
BALLARD, Robert D., McCONNELL, Malcolm
ADVENTURES IN OCEAN EXPLORATION - From the Discovery of the Titanic to the Search for Noah's Flood
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2001. 1st Ed. 288 PP with nearly 210 b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Alvin. Title spread: 2 passengers submersible inspecting the Cayman Wall. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 24. 0792279921

The Mysterious Sea... Science beneath the sea... The Museum of the Deep.

73821
BALTZER, Frédéric, JOUIN, Claude, TIXIER-DURIVAULT, Andrée & COINEAU, Nicole
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Quatrième: Etude Sédimentologique du Marais de Mara. Archiannélides Interstitielles. Les Octocoralliaires. Isopodes Interstitiels
$150.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1970. Volume 4. 1st Ed. (4), 376 PP with 14 tables, 352 figures et 20 photos, plus 8 pages with 5 Colour and 15 b/w photos. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Title page with stamp of previous owner. Head and foot of spine worn. Contents near fine. French text. 32 x 24.

50626
BANISTER, Dr Keith & CAMPBELL, Dr Andrew (editors)
FISHES
$10.00 AUD

Torstar Books. New York. 1986. 1st USA edition, in All the World's Animals series. 159 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks and photos). Cloth cover, colour photo pasted down on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Near fine. 29.4 x 23.3. 0920269796

16468
BANNISTER, Dr. Keith
THE BOOK OF THE SHARK
$20.00 AUD

Apple Press. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w or col. illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.3. 185076123X

Full listing of species in the 8 orders of sharks. Description of the startling nature of the shark's sense mechanism, anatomy, physiology ...

16545
BANNISTER, Dr. Keith
THE BOOK OF THE SHARK
$20.00 AUD

Sandstone. Sydney. 1996. Reprint of the 1989 original edition. 128, (1 addenda) PP with bw and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 1875986464

Anatomy of a shark. Shark senses, reproduction. Shark through history. Shark attack and conservation.

39276
BARNETT, Lincoln
THE MYSTERY OF CORAL ISLES - Part VII of Darwin's world of nature (in Life Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

Life International. New York. 1959. International edition. Issue: Volume 27, No. 4, August 17, 1959. Contains article P. 36 to 52 with 1 colour illustration, 2 b/w and 15 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 35.5 x 26.5.

On a far-away atoll Darwin solved a riddle of Oceanic Life.

31363
BARTON, Robert
OCEANOLOGY TODAY - Man Exploits the Sea
$10.00 AUD

Aldus Books. London. 1970. 1st Ed., in the Aldus Science and Technology series. 192 PP with b/w and colour illust. Hard cover. Ex library copy: 2 stamps on title page and last page. Very good. 22.2 x 14.8. 0490001432

74912
BARTON, Robert
ATLAS OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 128 PP with full-colour artworks by David Nockels and maps by Geographical Projects. Title spread: Tunas. Hard cover. Front endpaper with bookplate and stamp / with chop of previous owner. Very good. Image shows title-page. 30.7 x 21.6. 0434048003

19730
BAUCHOT, M.L. & DAGET J.
POISSONS RECOLTES PAR C.-A. LESUEUR ET ENTRES DANS LES COLLECTIONS DU MUSEUM NATIONAL D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE DE PARIS - Tome LXVI, Fascicule 4 - Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre
$30.00 AUD

Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1979. Volume 66, part 4, 4th term 1979. 116 PP. Contains article P. 97 to 114. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8.

Fishes collected by C.-A. Lesueur, and kept at the National Museum of Natural History, Paris.

16517
BEEBE, William
NONSUCH: Land of Water
$15.00 AUD

National Travel Club. New York. 1932. XV, 259 PP plus 46 b/w plates plus colour Fp: Many-colored Butterflyingfish. Eps. Gilt-engraved cover & spine. Excellent copy. 22.5 x 15.5.

16598
BEEBE, William
THE ARCTURUS ADVENTURE, An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition
$20.00 AUD

G.P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1926. 5th Printing in November 1926 of the 1926 original. XIX, 439 PP, plus 49 pages with 69 b/w illust., and 8 colour plates. Fp: Argyropelelus & Sternoptyx. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, top edge gilt, a little light wear around spine, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 17.

Six months aboard the steam yacht ARCTURUS through the Sargasso Sea, then to Cocos and Galapagos Achipelago.

31776
BEEBE, William
NONSUCH - Land of Water
$15.00 AUD

Putnams. London. 1932. 1st UK Ed. XV, 245 PP, plus 46 plates with 54 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Many-colored Butterflyingfish. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.5.

31777
BEEBE, William
NONSUCH - Land of Water
$5.00 AUD

Putnams. London. 1932. 1st UK edition. XV, 245 PP, plus 46 plates with 54 b/w photos. Coloured frontispiece: Many-colored Butterflyingfish. Rebacked copy. Ex library copy with numerous stamps. Good . 22.5 x 15.5.

31780
BEEBE, William
THE ARCTURUS ADVENTURE - An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition
$10.00 AUD

G.P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1926. 3rd printing in June 1926 of the 1926 original. XIX, 439 PP, plus 48 pages with 69 b/w illust. and 8 colour plates. Coloured frontispiece: Argyropelelus & Sternoptyx. Cloth cover, top edge gilt, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers worn, spine sunned, renewed endpapers. Very good. 24 x 17.

Six months aboard the steam yacht ARCTURUS through the Sargasso Sea, then to Cocos and Galapagos Achipelago.

32086
BEEBE, William
BOOK OF BAYS
$10.00 AUD

Harcourt, Brace. New York. 1942. 1st Ed. XVIII, 302 PP with 1 map and 3 drawings of Anglerfish, plus 32 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: The Zaca heads toward Uvita Point, Costa Rica. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Contents near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 15.

Eastern Pacific expeditions of the New York Zoological Society, with calls in the bays along the west coast of Central America: from Guadalupe Island off Baja California to Gorgona Island off Colombia.

32582
BEEBE, William
THE ARCTURUS ADVENTURE - An Account of the New York Zoological Society's First Oceanographic Expedition
$20.00 AUD

G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. 1926. 6th printing on December 1926 of the 1926 original. XIX, 439 PP, plus 8 colour plates and 49 pages with 69 b/w illustrations. Fp: Argyropelelus & Sternoptyx. Decorated endpapers. Orig. cloth cover, top edge gilt, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly faded, o/wise a very good copy. 24 x 17.

Six months aboard the steam yacht ARCTURUS through the Sargasso Sea, then to Cocos and Galapagos Achipelago.

49258
BEGLIOMINI, Bernard
REQUINS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES
$30.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2005. 1st edition, in collection Survol. 80 PP with 2 maps, figures, over 20 artworks in colour and 36 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20 x 13.

75765
BELL, David C.
A COASTAL PASSAGE: An Artist's View of the English Coastline
$35.00 AUD

Swan Hill Press / Airlife Publishing. Shrewsbury, UK. 1999. 1st Ed. Foreword by Arthur Credland, Hull Maritime Museum. 124 PP with b/w or colour paintings and sketches the author. Fp: The Cutty Sark homeward bound. Eps: Fishing port study at low tide. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 26.7 x 30.5. 9781742374116

Delightful sketches and paintings.

58697
BELLOC, Gérard
CATALOGUE DES TYPES DE POLYCHETES du Musée Océanographique de Monaco
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Monaco. 1953. Bulletin No. 1027 - 12 May 1953. 12 PP. Soft cover. Stamp of the Hydrographic Office, Sydney on front cover. Small chips. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.2

30236
BENCHLEY, Peter & GRADWOHL, Judith (editors)
OCEAN PLANET: Writings and Images of the Sea
$15.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams & Smithsonian Institution. New York. 1995. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 28 b/w illust. and 84 colour photos. Title spread: storm cloud off the coast of Maryland. Pict. card cover. Fine. 28 x 23. 0810926040

An anthology of powerful writings and illustrations. Companion volume to a travelling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution to promote the celebration, understanding, and conservation of the world's oceans.

21078
BENCHLEY, Peter / DOUBILET, David
FRENCH POLYNESIA: Charting a New Course / BLACK PEARLS OF FRENCH POLYNESIA (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 191, No.6)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1997. July 1997. 2 articles: P. 2 to 29 with colour illustrations (1 map and 14 photos). / P.30 to 37, with 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Black Pearls adorning a Tahitian woman). Front cover & spine rubbed and with a repaired tear. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

62679
BENHAM, Clarence
DIVER'S LUCK - A Story of Pearling Days
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1951. Reprint of the 1949 original. XIII, 258 PP, plus 14 pages with 22 b/w photos. Fp: Spearing turtles. Cloth cover. Covers lightly rubbed and a little cocked. Occasional foxing. Contents clean and still a very good copy. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. 22 x 14.5.

Life of the pearling fleet in the Torres Strait islands. Pearl diving in the Great Barrier Reef and the Solomon islands.

47895
BENNETT, Isobel
THE FRINGE OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1974. Revised edition of the 1966 original. 261 PP with 179 plates (163 in b/w & 16 in colour), by F.G. Myers and Keith Gillett. Title page: Glaucilla marginata, blue and silver nudibranch. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.2. 0851797954

75431
BENNETT, John
BIG-GAME ANGLING
$10.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 220 PP with tables, plus 38 pages with 35 b/w photos. Fp: Angling boats leaving Bimini, Cat Cay, Bahamas. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine (faded). Head of spine rubbed. FEP with a small patch of white-out. Faint foxing, otherwise a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.5 x 14.5.

16478
BENZIE, J.A.H., WILLIAMS, S.T. & MACARANAS, J.M.
ALLOZYME ELECTROPHORETIC METHODS FOR ANALYSING GENETIC VARIATION IN GIANT CLAMS (Tridacnidae)
$10.00 AUD

ACIAR. Canberra. 1993. Technical Reports (No.23). 48 PP with tables & figures in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 1863200746

22136
BERRY, P. F., BRADSHAW, S. D. & WILSON, B. R. (editors)
RESEARCH IN SHARK BAY, Report of the France-Australe Bicentenary Expedition Committee
$25.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 1990. 1st Ed. VIII, 326 PP with b/w fig. & tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 17. 0730939197

The joint French/W.A. scientific expedition made to Shark Bay in July 1988. This team revisited the areas where early French navigators had landed and collected natural history specimens.

71773
BERTHOLD, Robert
The AUSTRALIAN SCUBA DIVERS Illustrated Dictionary
$35.00 AUD

Robert Berthold Photography. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by J.T. Baker, AIMS. 224 PP with 240 photos (over 160 in full colour). Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646075268

Quick reference guide to Marine plants and animals, biological terms... From Abalone and Absolute pressure to Zooxanthellae and Zostera.

73947
BEUMER, J.P., GRANT, A. & SMITH, D.C. (editors)
Proceedings of the WORLD CONGRESS ON AQUATIC PROTECTED AREAS - What Works best and how do we Know ?
$150.00 AUD

Australian Society for Fish Biology. St Lucia, Qld. 2003. 1st Ed. Preface by J.P. Glaister, Congress Chair. XIII, (3), 689 PP with tables and b/w illustrations: diagrams, drawings, graphs, maps. Laminated boards, illustrated front cover. Fine (as new condition). 28.8 x 20.5. 064643022X

Proceedings of the World Congress on Aquatic Protected Areas, held in Cairns, Australia - August 2002. 74 papers on 5 themes related to Aquatic Protected Areas: Who and what are the beneficiaries of... / How to design and select ... / Success factors in the implementation and management of ... / How good are the ... Measuring their performance / The role of... in the Aquatic Ecosystem.

32330
BICSKOS, Attila
SHARP ENCOUNTERS WITH THE MURRAY CRAY (in Geo Australasia Volume 11, No.1, March-May 1989)
$10.00 AUD

Australasia's Geographical Magazine. Sydney. 1989. Includes article P. 40 to 47 with 1 location map, 11 colour illustrations (8 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.6 x 20.6.

The Murray River crayfish.

49995
[BIGELOW, H.B.]
PAPERS IN MARINE BIOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY, dedicated to Henry Bryant Bigelow
$35.00 AUD

Pergamon Press. London & New York. 1955. 1st Ed. Deep-Sea Research, supplement to Volume 3. XX, 498 PP with tables and b/w illustrations, plus 4 plates with 6 colour illustrations and 24 plates with 46 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Henry Bryant Bigelow. Cloth cover, dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 26 x 17.5.

On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

32323
BLABER, S. J. M. & COPLAND, J. W. (editors)
TUNA BAITFISH IN THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION - Proceedings of a workshop, Honiara, Solomon Islands, 11-13 December, 1989
$20.00 AUD

ACIAR. Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed., ACIAR Proceedings No. 30. 211 PP with graphs, maps and tables. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 1863200118

75754
BLAIR, Carvel Hall & ANSEL, Willits Dyer
A GUIDE TO FISHING BOATS AND THEIR GEAR
$30.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press, Inc. Cambridge, Maryland. 1968. 1st Ed. XII, 142 PP with b/w illustrations: frontispiece, vignette on title page and 131 figures. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Slight insect damage on blank last page and rear endpaper. Dust jacket with chips and short tears and in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. Oblong: 15.8 x 23.5.

42774
BLUM, Mark
BENEATH THE SEA IN 3-D
$15.00 AUD

Chronicle Book. San Francisco. 1997. 1st Ed. No pagination, 94 PP with 44 stereoscopic colour plates. 3-D lenses attached inside the front cover. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 23.5 x 16.5. 0811814122

18241
BOMBARD, Alain
LA MER ET L'HOMME
$20.00 AUD

Fayard. Paris. 1980. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 1 table and 9 figures. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, top corner of front cover with a crease. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 13.2. 2213007772

The point of view of a medical doctor, a biologist and an ecologist on the dangers threatening the oceans.

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

49439
BORGESE, Elizabeth Mann
THE MINES OF NEPTUNE. Minerals and Metals from the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1985. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Jan Tinbergen. 158 PP with 8 tables, 19 figures (diagrams, maps), 12 b/w and 30 colour illustrations (drawing, map, photos). Titlespread: Mining of beach sand rich in heavy metal, Sri Lanka. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0810913224

21426
BORGESE, Elizabeth Mann (editor)
OCEAN FRONTIERS - Explorations by Oceanographers on Five Continents
$15.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w & colour illust. (maps, plans, photos, ..). Title-page: Green sea turtle in the waters off the Galapagos Islands. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 29 x 22. 0810936658

Chronicles of the major research projects carried out by 12 oceanographic institutions: Scripps and Woods Hole in the USA, The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco, the Alfred-Wegener Institute in Germany, The National Institute of Oceanography, Goa, etc...

73819
BOROJEVIC, Radovan, LEVI, Claude, INGLIS, William G., Higgins, Robert P. ...
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Deuxième: Eponges Calcaires / Démosponges Récoltées / Interstitial Nematodes from St. Vincent Bay ...
$100.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1967. Volume 2. 1st Ed. (2), 148 PP with tables, c.148 figures, plus 5 b/w plates with 6 photos and 62 shells and 2 plates with 9 photos. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Top of page 1 with stamp of previous owner. Head of spine worn on 4 cms. French and English text. Contents near fine. 32 x 24.

8 papers: 2 in English and 6 in French.

18244
BOULARD, Jean-Claude
L'EPOPEE DE LA SARDINE, Un Siecle d'Histoires de Peches
$15.00 AUD

Ouest-France / Ifremer. Rennes. 1991. 1st Ed. 224 PP, plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Front cover creased, o/wise near fine. French text. Foxing. 23 x 15.4. 2737308461

The birth of a strange brand of communism, stemming from the sardine fisheries of Southern Brittany when 10,000 men were fishing sardines and 30,000 women were canning them.

21064
BOUR, William
UN MOLLUSQUE NACRIER DU PACIFIQUE, Biologie, Ecologie et Gestion Rationnelle d'un Mollusque Nacrier du Pacifique: Le Troca (Trochus Niloticus L.) de Nouvelle-Calédonie
$30.00 AUD

ORSTOM. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. 174 PP with 48 fig. including 5 colour photos & 3 colour maps, plus 30 tables in text. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 26.5. x 20.8. 270991090X

54183
BOUTELOUP, Jacques
VAGUES, MAREES, COURANTS MARINS
$5.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires de France. Paris. 1950. 1st Ed. No. 438 in the Que Sais-Je series. 128 PP with 35 figures. Soft cover. Foxing. Very good. French text. 17.8 x 11.5.

Waves, Tides, Currents.

16520
BRAMWELL, Martyn (editor)
THE MACMILLAN ATLAS OF THE OCEANS
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Australian edition. 208 PP profusely illustrated in colour with tables, glossary & extensive index at rear. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 37 x 28. 0333229991

Includes sections on the ocean realm, Man's oceanic quest, life in the oceans, the great resource, the face of the deep and encyclopedia of marine life.

19656
BRANDHORST, W., ELLIS, R. W., KENSLER, C. B., et al..
ATLAS OF THE LIVING RESOURCES OF THE SEAS - ATLAS DES RESSOURCES BIOLOGIQUES DES MERS - ATLAS DE LOS RECURSOS VIVOS DEL MAR
$20.00 AUD

FAO Department of Fisheries. Rome. 1972. 3rd edition of the July 1971 original. VII, 20 PP, plus 62 coloured maps (4 folded). Hard cover, cloth spine. Text in English, French, & Spanish. Very good. Oblong: 28.8 x 34.5.

43494
BRIGGS, Peter
SCIENCE SHIP - A Voyage aboard the Discoverer
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. New York. 1969. 1st printing. 128 PP with 1 plan of ship, 1 map and 10 b/w photo. Title spread: Discoverer (OSS 02). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 23.5 x 15.7. 671650505

With the Discoverer of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, on Blake Plateau, off the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia.

52203
BRIGGS, Peter
SCIENCE SHIP - A Voyage aboard the Discoverer
$5.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. New York. 1969. 1st printing. 128 PP with 1 plan of ship, 1 map and 10 b/w photo. Title spread: Discoverer (OSS 02). Hard cover. Ex library copy with few stamps and sellotape marks on both endpapers and inside the dust jacket. A good copy. 23.5 x 15.7. 671650505

With the Discoverer of the U. S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, on Blake Plateau, off the coasts of South Carolina and Georgia.

33802
BROAD, William J.
THE UNIVERSE BELOW - Discovering the Secrets of the Deep Sea
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. New York. 1997. 1st Ed. 432 PP with 30 illustrations by Dimitry Schidlovsky. Title page: Fish and giant squid of Pacific abyss. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0684811081

P. 333 to 338: Chronology of Deep Exploration. P.341 to 363: Glossary from Abyss to Zooplancton.

43875
BROWER, Kenneth
REALMS OF THE SEA
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1991. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Robert D. Ballard. 278 PP with 188 colour illustrations (including artworks, 1 folded map, maps and photos). Title spread: Sea Anemones and tropical fish. Cloth cover, gilt decorated front, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.3 x 24. 0870448552

Contents: Deep Ocean, Polar Seas, Open Ocean, Temperate Seas, Tropical Seas.

56287
BROWN, Bruce & MORGAN, Lane
THE MIRACLE PLANET
$10.00 AUD

Child & Associates. Sydney. 1990. Reprint of the 1989 original. XIV, 258 PP with colour illustrations (diagrams, maps and photos). Eps: Eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges and endpapers, o/wise near fine. 31.7 x 24.7. 0867772158

... Life from the Sea. Riddles of Sand and Ice...

39725
BROWN, Theo W.
YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE SEA AND BEYOND
$10.00 AUD

World Life Books. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. (14), 226 PP with 1 figure and 5 maps, plus 48 pages with 27 colour and 55 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0949312002

Adventures and research with young assistants on the Great Barrier Reef, Northern Scotland, Morocco and Egypt.

49443
BROWN, Theo W.
YOUNG EXPLORERS OF THE SEA AND BEYOND
$5.00 AUD

World Life Books. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. (14), 226 PP with 1 figure and 5 maps, plus 48 pages with 27 colour and 55 b/w photos. Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.5. 0949312002

Adventures and research with young assistants on the Great Barrier Reef, Northern Scotland, Morocco and Egypt.

65599
BROWN, Theo W.
THE BOY AND THE SHARK
$25.00 AUD

Ataruka Publishing. Sydney. 1979. 1st Ed. (24), 183 PP with 5 maps in text plus 40 pages with 14 colour and 45 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Dust jacket is fine, hard covers are a little speckled on outer edges and with foxing spots, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 15.5. 0959943668

Account on the research for a shark repellent carried out in Rangiroa, in the Tuamotus.

50975
BUCHET, Christian (editor)
SOUS LA MER. Le Sixième Continent
$25.00 AUD

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 2001. 1st edition in Collection Histoire Maritime. 374, (2) PP with tables and over 75 illustrations (engravings, graphs, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2840502011

25 papers on the exploration of the ocean by philosophers, theologists, lawyers, historians, hydrographers, oceanographers... Jules Verne: myths and realities, by Philippe Masson... The Voyage of the Challenger (1872-1876), by Margaret Deacon... Explorations of Prince Albert I of Monaco, by François Bellec...

67835
BUREAU OF METEOROLOGY
WIND WAVES WEATHER - TASMANIA
$10.00 AUD

Commonwealth of Australia. Canberra. 2000. December 2000 edition in the Boating Weather series. IV, 44 PP with tables and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with a couple of very small nicks, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0642320497

Contents include: Using a barometer, Weather in Tasmania, Waves, Winds and the Beaufort scale...

56816
BURGESS, Robert F.
THE SHARKS
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday & Company, Inc. Garden City, N.Y. 1970. 2nd printing ?. 160 PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations [1 print, 17 drawings (2 with details and 15 of sharks)]. Eps: sketch with details of a shark. Cloth cover, dj. Back cover and top of spine with old damp marks, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.

68343
BURTON, Robert, DEVANEY, Carole & LONG, Tony
THE LIVING SEA - An illustrated encyclopedia of marine life
$10.00 AUD

G.P. Putnam's Sons. New York. c. 1970. 1st US edition. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with repaired tears. Very good. 29.5 x 23. 399117482

16477
BUTLER, Jean Campbell
DANGER SHARK!
$15.00 AUD

Scentific Book Club. London. 1965. Reprint of 1964 orig. 191 PP with b/w illust. Hard cover, dust jacket. Near fine. 22 x 14.

Factual account of the shark and its predatory attacks on mankind.

51576
CADORET, Bernard, DUVIARD, Dominique, GUILLET, Jacques & KERISIT, Henry
AR VAG, Voiles au Travail en Bretagne Atlantique - Tome II
$50.00 AUD

Editions de l'Estran. Douarnenez. 1985. Volume 2. Originally published in 1979 by Editions des 4 Seigneurs. (2), 414, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos). Cloth cover, gilt title in spine, dj. French text. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. Large format: 31 x 24. 2903707096

Fishing boats: Lobsters. Trading coastal vessels.

74948
CAMERON, Roderick
SHELLS
$20.00 AUD

Universal Books Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1972. 1st Australian edition. 100 PP with 94 b/w illustrations and 33 colour photos. Title page (in colour): Lambis Rugosa, from the Red Sea. Illustrated hard covers, dj. Spine of dust jacket lighly sunned. Near fine. 24.5 x 21. 0706400968

Shells in art, collectors, etc...

38379
CAMPBELL HEPWORTH, Commander M. W.
NOTES ON MARITIME METEOROLOGY
$25.00 AUD

George Philip & Son. London. 1907. 1st Ed. VIII, 90, (2 publications) PP with tables, plus 7 folded plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Foxing, discreet name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 14.

7 lectures delivered/contributed at: Royal United Service Institution (1) - The Shipmasters' Society (1) - The Royal Meteorological Society (4) - The Royal Society of New South Wales (1). Meteorology: a factor in Naval Warfare... The tracks of Ocean Wind Systems in transit over Australia. Current observations on the Canadian-Australian route...

41340
CANBY, Thomas Y.
EL NINO'S ILL WIND [in National Geographic Magazine]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1984. Volume 165, No.2, February 1984. Contains article from P.144 to 183 with 1 map, 4 diagrams and 32 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

The world's largest weather system.

13795
CANNON, Lester & GOYEN, Mark
EXPLORING AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEF, A World Heritage Site
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1989. 1st Ed. 240 PP with colour illustrations (maps and photos). Fp: Scuba diver with potato cod. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims and inside of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 22. 0207161348

Natural beauty of the reef and how to admire & appreciate it (accommodation, snorkelling, fishing,...). Evolution of the reef, its inhabitants, the ecosystem, shipwrecks.

68065
CAPUZZO, Michael
CLOSE TO SHORE
$5.00 AUD

Review. London. 2002. 1st paperback edition of the 1001 original. XIV, 317, (3 publication) PP with 1 map. Eps: Newspapers clippings. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.8 x 13. 0747264082

True story of the New Jersey Great White Shark attacks of 1916.

53230
CARCASSON, R. H.
A FIELD GUIDE TO THE REEF FISHES of Tropical Australia and the Indo-Pacific Region
$30.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 737 drawings, plus 48 plates with 400 illustrations in colour. Eps: Map of Northern Australian waters. Laminated pictorial boards. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 20 x 13. 002196654

Close to 1800 species described.

52340
CARINO, Micheline & MONTEFORTE, Mario
UNE HISTOIRE MONDIALE DES PERLES ET DES NACRES. Pêche, Culture, Commerce
$60.00 AUD

l'Harmattan. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed., in collection Maritimes. 251, (5 publications) PP with 1 figure, 2 tables (8 pages) and 11 maps. 2747597520

Pearls, Pearling and Mother of Pearls...

22133
CARLSON, Keith J. (editor)
THE RESTLESS EARTH
$10.00 AUD

Harper & Row. San Francisco. 1990. 1st Ed., No. XXIV in the Nobel Conference Books series. XV, (3), 201 PP tables and 45 figures. Card cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 20.2 x 13.5. 0062501488

7 papers by: Jack Oliver, W.G. Ernst, David Ray Griffin, Don L. Anderson ...

44617
CARR, Marion B.
A Golden Exploring Earth Book - OCEANOGRAPHY
$15.00 AUD

Golden Press. Razcine, Wisconsin. 1973. Juvenile edition. Reprint of the 1955 original Sea and Shore. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Sy Barlowe. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 29.4 x 20.8.

31362
CARRIER, Rick & Barbara
DIVE - The Complete Book of Skin Diving
$15.00 AUD

Wilfred Funk. New York. 1955. 1st Ed. (8), 294 PP with tables and over 176 figures (drawings, sketches and b/w photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (sunned). Some foxing. Good. 23.8 x 16.5.

How it all began. The watery world. Physiological problems of diving... Photography underwater. The unexplored sea.

39735
CARSON, Rachel
CETTE MER QUI NOUS ENTOURE
$15.00 AUD

Editions des Deux Coqs d'Or. Paris. 1974. Juvenile edition, adapted by A.T. White. 159 PP with maps by E. Lowenstein, colour illustrations by R. Martin, and many b/w and colour photos. Eps: Surf breakers. Pictorial laminated boards. Some light foxing, o/wise a very good copy. French text. 28.7 x 20.5.

Illustrated translation of The Sea Around Us.

73650
CATALA, René
OFFRANDES DE LA MER
$70.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1980. 1st Ed. 336 PP with b/w illustrations (5 documents, 7 series of sketches and 5 photos) and circa 650 colour photos. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and frayed at head and foot. Contents near fine. French text. 29.7 x 25.7. 285700107X

38229
CATALA, René L. A.
CARNIVAL UNDER THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

Editions R. Sicard. Paris. 1964. 1st English edition, with foreword by Jean Rostand and preface by Louis Fage. 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations, plus 27 plates with 105 colour photos. Navy blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (foxed). A 4 pages flyer and a colour plate for subscribers, loosely inserted. Printed on art paper (glossy). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and the flyer. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 27.6 x 20.4.

The marine biology station & aquarium of Nouméa: their research on coral.

73232
CATALA, René L. A.
CARNIVAL UNDER THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

Editions R. Sicard. Paris. 1964. 1st English edition, with foreword by Jean Rostand and preface by Louis Fage. 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate with a sketch map in colour of "Australasia", and 27 plates with 105 colour photos. Navy blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj with a few chips and light foxing. A colour plate for subscribers, loosely inserted. Printed on art paper (glossy). Occasional foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 27.6 x 20.4.

The marine biology station & aquarium of Nouméa: their research on coral.

16595
CATALA, René L.A.
CARNAVAL SOUS LA MER
$45.00 AUD

Editions R. Sicard. Paris. 1966. 2nd edition of the 1964 original. 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate with a sketch map in colour of Australasia, and 27 plates with 105 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Offsetting on endpapers, faint foxing on outside pages. Dedicatory note on front end paper dated and signed by the author. French text. Near fine. 27.6 x 20.4.

The marine biology station & aquarium of Nouméa: their research on coral.

73442
CATALA, René L.A.
CARNAVAL SOUS LA MER
$45.00 AUD

Editions R. Sicard. Paris. 1964. 1st Edition with a foreword by Jean Rostand. 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate with a sketch map in colour of Australasia, and 27 plates with 105 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Offsetting on endpapers, faint foxing on outside pages. Near fine. French text. 27.6 x 20.4.

The marine biology station & aquarium of Nouméa: their research on coral.

73511
CATALA, René L.A.
CARNAVAL SOUS LA MER
$50.00 AUD

Editions R. Sicard. Paris. 1964. 1st Edition with a foreword by Jean Rostand. 142 PP with 48 b/w illustrations, plus 1 plate with a sketch map in colour of Australasia, and 27 plates with 105 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers rubbed/split at hinges of a sunned spine. Faint foxing on outside pages. Dedicatory note to previous owner signed by Dr René Catala, thre author, at top of front endpaper. French text. Very good. 27.6 x 20.4.

The marine biology station & aquarium of Nouméa: their research on coral.

60234
CHADWICK, Douglas H.
KINGDOM OF CORAL - Australia's Great Barrier Reef [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 199, No.1]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 2001. January 2001. 132 PP. Contains article pages 30 to 57 with 2 maps and 22 colour photos by David Doubilet. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

36662
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE AMERICAN FISHING SCHOONERS 1825-1935
$30.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. 690 PP with 137 plates, 39 figures and numerous sketch-drawings in the important "Notebook" part of this book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Old tape marks on front and rear endpapers, signature of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing around outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0393031233

The history of the commercial fishing schooner, its development in design, function and construction.

16408
CHAPIN, H. & WALTON SMITH, F.G.
THE OCEAN RIVER, The Story of the Gulf Stream
$10.00 AUD

Gollancz. London. 1953. 1st Ed. X, 325 PP with 17 b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages with b/w illustrations. Eps: map with surface currents of the North Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Repaired dust jacket. Foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.6. 0688039766

The current regulating & sustaining the life of the Atlantic peoples, bringing warmth & energy to Northern Europe.

66700
CHASSE-MAREE
LE CHASSE-MAREE, Histoire et Ethnologie Maritimes No. 128
$10.00 AUD

Editions du Chasse-Marée. Douarnenez, France. 1999. No. 128, October 1999. Edited by Bernard CADORET. (10), 71, (7) PP with b/w and colour Illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Tevennec Lighthouse, Ile de Sein). Faint foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 22.

Des Marins du Commerce au service de la Science, by Jean-René Donguy. Indian Ocean: Dhows from Oman, by Bruno Le Cour Grandmaison. ...

66701
CHASSE-MAREE
LE CHASSE-MAREE, Histoire et Ethnologie Maritimes No. 148
$10.00 AUD

Editions du Chasse-Marée. Douarnenez, France. 2001. No. 148, December 2001. Edited by Bernard CADORET. (10), 75, (3) PP with b/w and colour Illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 22.

Les Chercheurs Marins d'Outre-Mer au temps des pionniers, by Jean-René Donguy. Boatmen from Malta and their Dghajjes, by Joseph Muscat ... L'Odyssée de Pytheas in the Northern waters, by Jean-Marie Gassend ...

47379
CHAVE, E. H. & MALAHOFF, Alexander
IN DEEPER WATERS: Photographic Studies of Hawaiian Deep-Sea Habitats and Life-Forms
$15.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 1998. 1st Ed. VIII, 125, (3) PP with 1 table (on 33 pages) and 200 figures in colour (2 maps and 198 photos). Fp (in colour): Pisces V on the launch platform (depth 15 m). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 20.7. 0824820037

73820
CHEVALIER, J.P.
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Troisième: Géomorphologie de l'Ile de Maré, Les Récifs actuels de l'Ile de Mare, Les Madréporaires Fossiles de Maré
$100.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1968. Volume 3. 1st Ed. (4), 158 PP with tables, 29 figures, plus 3 folded plates (map of Maré and 2 tables) and 13 b/w plates with 61 photos. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Free fly of the endpaper with stamp of previous owner. Contents near fine. French text. 32 x 24.

Studies on the Island of Maré, one of the Loyalty Islands.

73822
CHEVALIER, Jean-Pierre
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Cinquième: Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Calédonie, Iles Chesterfield, Isles Loyauté, Nouvelles-Hébrides) - 1ère partie
$150.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1971. Volume 5. Part 1. 1st Ed. 307 PP with tables and 182 figures, plus 80 pages with 38 b/w plates with 235 b/w photos. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Free fly of front endpaper with stamp of previous owner. Head and foot of spine worn. French text. Contents near fine. 32 x 24.

73826
CHEVALIER, Jean-Pierre
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Septième: Les Scléractiniaires de la Mélanésie Française (Nouvelle-Calédonie, Iles Chesterfield, Isles Loyauté, Nouvelles-Hébrides) - Deuxième Partie
$150.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1975. Volume 7. (Part 2). 1st Ed. 407 PP with tables and 253 figures, plus 88 pages with 42 b/w plates with 168 b/w photos. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Free fly of front endpaper with stamp of previous owner. Head and foot of spine worn. Contents near fine. French text. 32 x 24.

16619
CHEVILLON, Christophe
BIOSEDIMENTOLOGIE DU GRAND LAGON NORD DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$20.00 AUD

Editions ORSTOM. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. in Collection Etudes et Thèses series. 224 PP with graphs, 7 tables, and 82 figures. Pict. card cover. French text. Fine. 26.8 x 20.8. 2709911000

Study of 206 sediment samples from the soft bottoms of the Great Northern Lagoon of New Caledonia. Textural and granulometric characteristics, terrigenous fraction and colour.

46540
CHOURAQUI, Gilles
LA MER CONFISQUEE. Un Nouvel Ordre Océanique Favorable aux Riches?
$10.00 AUD

Editions du Seuil. Paris. 1979. 1st Ed., in L'Histoire Immédiate series. 268, (4 publications) PP with 1 map, 2 sketches and 5 tables. Pictorial soft cover (lightly soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges and the first and last leaves. Good. French text. 20.5 x 14. 2020053187

Nations and their offshore Exclusive Economic Zones (Fishes, Petroleum, Polymetallic Nodules... )

45442
CILLAUREN, Espérance, DAVID, Gilbert & GRANDPERRIN, René
ATLAS DES PECHERIES COTIERES DE VANUATU - Un Bilan décennal pour le développement / COASTAL FISHERIES ATLAS OF VANUATU - A 10-year development assessment
$75.00 AUD

IRD Editions. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed., with a preface by Professor François Doumenge. 256 (2) PP with 9 tables and colour illustrations (23 figures and 152 maps), plus 1 CD-ROM (Macintosh / PC) in plastic envelope inside back cover. Pictorial boards, spiral bound. Fine. English and French text. 30.5 x 23.8. 2709914832

42266
CLARK, Denis
THE SEA KINGDOM OF CORSICA
$15.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. c. 1948. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 15 decorations, plus 34 PP with 31 b/w photos. Fp: Ajaccio - The Port. Eps: sketch map of Corsica. Cloth cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.7 x 14.5.

Voyage to Corsica and underwater fishing.

45332
CLARKE, Arthur C.
THE COAST OF CORAL
$15.00 AUD

New York. 2002. Ibooks. Paperback reprint of the 1955 original, with a 2001 introduction. (12), 264, (7) PP with 2 sets of 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 0743435079

Dives on the Great Barrier Reef in 1955. Chapter 18: on pearls and pearling in the Torres Strait.

35141
CLEAVE, Andrew
SEASHELLS - A Portrait of the Animal World
$10.00 AUD

Smithmark. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 80 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 33.2 x 24. 076519967X

68095
CLEAVE, Andrew
SEALS & SEA LIONS - A Portrait of the Animal World
$10.00 AUD

Todtri. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 80 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears. Near fine. 33.2 x 24.

16440
CLEMONS, Elizabeth
THE SEVEN SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1971. 1st Library edition. (14), 192, (2) PP with 4 diagrams, 12 maps and 60 b/w photos. Fp: Shore of one Aleutian islands. Decorated cloth cover. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 21.2 x 17. 0394922921

The lure of the Seven Seas: stories and little known facts on distant seas.

16472
COLEMAN, Neville
SHELLS ALIVE!
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1981. 1st Ed. 94, (2 index) PP with over 140 b/w or colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is rubbed around edges, o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 19.8. 0727013467

Composition, forms, growth & colour of shells. Names & classes.

16474
COLEMAN, Neville
AUSTRALIAN MARINE FISH, A Natural History
$10.00 AUD

Underwater Geographic. Brisbane. 1992. New Ed. 64 PP with b/w colour illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 22 x 15. 0947325115

The fish environment: mud & mangrove, sand & rubble, coral or rocky reefs. Physiology: breathing, locomotion...

18856
COLEMAN, Neville
HAZARDOUS SEA CREATURES
$15.00 AUD

Underwater Geographic. Brisbane. 1993. 1st Ed. 64 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 15. 0947325050

A personal survival guide. Dangerous: sharks, gropers, surgeon fish, mantis shrimp.... Venomous: sea snake, stingray, scorpionfish, geography cone... Poisonous: ciguatera affected fish, globefish, pufferfish,...

22092
COLEMAN, Neville
THE UNDERWATER AUSTRALIA DIVE GUIDE
$5.00 AUD

Nelson Publishers. Melbourne. 1987. 1st Ed. VIII, 271, (7 adv.) PP with bw and colour illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0170069192

Information on diving sites of Queensland, New South Wales... Northern Territory. Chapters on underwater wildlife & hazards, medical services...

22129
COLEMAN, Neville
AUSTRALIAN SEA FISHES SOUTH OF 30° S
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 302 PP with b/w figures and almost 300 colour photos accompanied by b/w figures and location maps. FEP: Area Map. REP: Provinces around Australia. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 22.2. 0868240184

Each of the photographed species is accompanied by details of family, common & scientific name, original author with date, ..

41153
COLEMAN, Neville
SHELL COLLECTING IN AUSTRALIA
$25.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 1 drawing, 78 b/w and 167 colour photos. EPs: Map of Australia. Hard cover, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on title page. Dedicatory note signed by the author on half title page. Near fine. 27 x 19.2. 0589071955

Collecting (fossil, terrestrial, littoral, benthic). Hidden dangers. How to clean shells.

71758
COLEMAN, Neville
THE UNDERWATER AUSTRALIA DIVE GUIDE
$15.00 AUD

Nelson Publishers. Melbourne. 1987. 1st Ed. VIII, 271, (7 adv.) PP with bw and colour illust. Pictorial stiff cover. Dedicatory note on page I signed by the author. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 0170069192

Information on diving sites of Queensland, New South Wales... Northern Territory. Chapters on underwater wildlife & hazards, medical services...

74472
COLEMAN, Neville
NUDIBRANCHS ENCYCLOPEDIA - Catalogue of Asia / Indo - Pacific Sea Slugs
$250.00 AUD

Neville Coleman's Underwater Geographic. Brisbane. 2008. New Edition. 416 PP with over 3000 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note "Best Wishes" on front endpaper, signed by the author. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 24 x 16.7. 9780947325411

75731
COLEMAN, Neville
WHAT SHELL IS THAT ?
$35.00 AUD

Ure Smith Press. Sydney. 1992. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1981. 300, (8 index) PP with colour photos, including 811 photos of shells with caption & legend. Hard cover, pictorial dust jacket. Fine. 27 x 19.8. 0725408855

Information on ecology, natural history & conservation of shells.

70597
COLEMAN, Patrick J. (editor)
THE WESTERN PACIFIC: Island Arcs - Marginal Seas - Geochemistry
$30.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 1973. 1st edition with a foreword by Patrick J. Coleman and introduction by C.C. Von der Borch. XVIII, 675 PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, diagrams ...). Fp: map of the Western Pacific. Hard cover, decoration on front cover, title on front cover and spine, all edges tinted. Front endpaper with bookplate of previous owner (name blocked out). Very good copy. 24.8 x 18. 085564060X

A total of 45 Papers. 10 on Features of the Pacific Ocean Basin. 18 on Island arcs and related structures of the Western Pacific region. 5 on Marginal areas of the Western Pacific. 12 on Petrology and Geochemistry of island arcs in relation to tectonic environment.

22421
COLMAN, John S.
THE SEA AND ITS MYSTERIES
$10.00 AUD

G. Bell & Sons Ltd. London. 1950. 1st Ed. 285 PP with 36 figures, plus 16 bw plates with 25 photos and 1 large folded map on the depths of the ocean at back. Fp: Living coral on the Great Barrier Reef of Australia (in colour). Cloth cover, dj. (chipped). Occasional foxing. Very good. 19 x 12.8.

Introduction to Oceanography: Salinity, Temperature, deep water circulation, life...

60381
CONTI, Anita
RACLEURS D'OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Editions Hoëbeke. Paris. 1993. 1st Ed. 281 PP with 4 b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 compass rose, 2 sketches). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Some foxing, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 14. 2905292512

72660
COOPER, A. E. (editor)
SEA FISHING
$40.00 AUD

Seeley Service & Co. London. c. 1934. 1st Ed. Volume XVII in the "Lonsdale Library" series. Introduction by the Rt. Hon. The Earl of Lonsdale. 352 PP with tables and 78 figures, plus 47 plates with 86 b/w photos. FP: The John Dory. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front board, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly soiled. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 15.

68557
COPPING, A. E.
GOTTY AND THE GUV'NOR
$25.00 AUD

Mallard Reprints. Lavenham, Suffolk. 1979. Reprint of the 1907 original. XIV, 201 PP with 1 portrait and 6 endpieces, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 090462398X

55516
CORFIELD, Richard
THE SILENT LANDSCAPE: In the Wake of HMS Challenger 1872-1876
$20.00 AUD

John Murray / Hodder Headline. London. 2004. 1st Ed. XIV, (4), 286 PP with 18 headpieces, 1 map and over 15 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.7. 0719565308

22425
COTTER, Charles H.
THE ATLANTIC OCEAN
$30.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1974. 1st Ed. IX, 164 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 16.5.

Geography, geology, weather, currents... The Atlantic Islands. Discovery. Economic resources and trade. Political and strategic background.

74735
COTTON, Bernard C.
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN MOLLUSCA - PELECYPODA
$40.00 AUD

W. L. Hawes, Government Printer. Adelaide. 1961. 1st Ed., in the "Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia" series. Foreword by Mark L. Mitchell. 363 PP with over 350 figures (sketches, drawings and photos). Spine with small piece missing at foot (on 1.5 cms), o/wise a fine copy. 24.7 x 15.4.

73825
COUDRAY, Jean
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Huitème: Recherches sur le Néogène et le Quarternaire Marins de la Nouvelle-Calédonie
$150.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1976. Volume 8. Foreword by Jacques Avias. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 30 tables and 75 figures, plus 50 plates with b/w illustrations (1 map and 301 photos). Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Contents near fine. French text. 32 x 24

60529
COUSTEAU
EXPEDITION EN MER ROUGE (in Calypso Log)
$5.00 AUD

l'Equipe Cousteau. Paris. 2004. No. 224, March 2004. Edited by Nicolas GANTIER, Clark Lee MERRIAM, Tarik CHECKCHAK & Claude WESLY. 32 PP. Contains 4 articles between P. 8 and 27, with 1 b/w photo, 1 map in colour and 41 colour photos (16 portraits). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 26.8 x 21.4.

16380
COUSTEAU, Capt. Jacques-Yves
AT HOME IN THE SEA, Pioneering a New Underwater World for Man, French Oceanauts live for a month in a Submerged Colony on a Red Sea Reef (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1964. Volume 125, No.4, April 1964. Contains article between P.465 and 507, with 1 map, 41 colour illustrations (35 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

16382
COUSTEAU, Capt. Jacques-Yves
WORKING FOR WEEKS ON THE SEA FLOOR (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 129, No.4, 1966)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1966. Volume 129, No.4, April 1966. Contains article between P. 498 and 537, with 1 b/w and 39 colour illustrations (2 artist artworks and 37 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

Among the first studies of physiological and psychological effects on humans living and working (on an oil-well head) at 370 feet underwater.

16383
COUSTEAU, Capt. Jacques-Yves
FISH MEN EXPLORE A NEW WORLD UNDERSEA [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume CII, No.4]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1952. October, 1952. Contains article P.431-472, with 2 maps, 14 b/w & 37 colour photos. Pict. card cover. Insect damage to edges of last pages, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

49605
COUSTEAU, Capt. Jacques-Yves
DIVING SAUCER TAKES TO THE DEEP (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 117, No.4, 1960)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1960. Contains article between P. 570 and 586, with 5 b/w, 1 artist work in colour and 7 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

17724
COUSTEAU, Capt. Jacques-Yves & EDGERTON, Harold E.
PHOTOGRAPHING THE SEA'S DARK UNDERWORLD, Diving Through an Undersea Avalanche (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1955. Volume 107, No.4, April 1955. Contains article between P. 523 and 542, with 21 b/w illustrations (15 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Advertising material has been removed, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

49607
COUSTEAU, Capt. Jacques-Yves & MARDEN, Luis
EXPLORING DAVY JONE'S LOCKER WITH CALYPSO / CAMERA UNDER THE SEA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 109, No.2, 1956)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1956. Volume CIX, No.2, February 1956. Contains articles between pages 149 and 200 with 1 map, 14 b/w and 35 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

31974
COUSTEAU, Fondation & PACCALET, Yves
MISSIONS PACIFIQUES
$80.00 AUD

Robert Laffont. Paris. 1991. 1st Ed., in the Planète Océan series. (8), 132 PP with colour photos. Title spread: Calypso at anchor in a lagoon. Eps: Atoll. Cloth cover, dj. French text. Fine. 29.3 x 22.5. 2221068351

Works of the Cousteau Society Inc., in the Pacific Basin. From Alaska to Cape Horn, and from California to the Great Barrier Reef. Dives in the Pacific Islands...

13796
COUSTEAU, J. Y. & DUMAS, Frédéric
THE SILENT WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1953. 6th Impression. XI, 148 PP, plus 1 diagram of the Fountain of Vaucluse and 64 pages with 84 b/w & 20 colour photos. Fp: Author and family. Cloth cover. Foxing, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.

Undersea discovery and adventure by the first men to swim at record depths without lines to the surface.

16597
COUSTEAU, Jacques
GUIDE TO THE SEA AND INDEX
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1975. Revised edition in The Ocean World of Jacques Cousteau series. 140 PP with b/w & colour photos throughout. Pict. laminated boards. Very good. 28 x 22.2. 0810905949

Glossary (P.108-121 on 2 columns), bibliography (P.122-125 on 2 columns), Index (P.126-144 on 4 columns).

59915
COUSTEAU, Jacques
THE OCEAN WORLD OF JACQUES COUSTEAU - Pharaohs of the Sea
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1973. 1st UK edition. 144 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0207955182

Chapter I: An Atoll is born. Chapter II: The Great Barrier Reef. ...

16381
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves
THE OCEAN, A Perspective, An Era of Discovery, Blue-Water Life by Night (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 160, No.6, 1981)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. Volume 160, No.6, December 1981. Contains article between P.780 and 847, with many colour illustrations, plus a large folded map of the world on recto and the world ocean floor on verso. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

49604
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves
THE OCEAN, A Perspective, An Era of Discovery, Blue-Water Life by Night (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 160, No. 6, 1981)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. Volume 160, No.6, December 1981. Contains article between P.780 and 847, with many colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

16425
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves & DIOLE, Philippe
LIFE AND DEATH IN A CORAL SEA
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1975. 4th Impression of the 1971 original, in the Undersea Discoveries of Jacques-Yves Cousteau series. 302 PP with 2 maps, 20 drawings, 23 b/w and 121 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26.5 x 18.5. 0304937436

Study of the coral world. Dives among the great coral areas of the Indian Ocean and the Red Sea.

16452
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves & DIOLE, Philippe
GALAPAGOS, TITICACA, THE BLUE HOLES, Three Adventures
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1973. 1st edition, in the Undersea Discoveries of Jacques-Yves Cousteau series. 304 PP with 8 maps, 16 drawings, 22 b/w and 119 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26.5 x 18.5. 0304292591

Probing the secrets of the marine iguanas in the Galapogos, exploring Lake Titicaca high in the Andes, diving in the Blue Holes off Belize and the Bahamas...

73996
COUSTEAU, Jacques-Yves & DUGAN, James
THE LIVING SEA
$30.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1963. 1st UK edition. (12), 212 (3) PP with 2 drawings, plus 24 Pages with 35 colour,photos 64 pages with 96 b/w photos, and 2 folded maps in colour Calypso's World and Calypso's Mediterranean. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 24.7 x 17.

New adventures and discoveries of the famous undersea explorer and author of The Silent World.

35437
COUSTEAU, Jean-Michel & RICHARDS, Mose
COUSTEAU'S AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1993. 1st Australian edition. 176 PP with 1 map and 120 colour photos. Half title page: A leafy sea dragon. Title spread: Aerial view near Mt. Trafalgar, Western Australia. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 23.5. 0864385382

16485
COWEN, Robert C.
FRONTIERS OF THE SEA. The Story of Oceanographic Exploration
$10.00 AUD

Gollancz. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 307 PP with 54 drawings by Mary Cowen, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. FEP: Geological map of the world. REP: Physical part of the world (currents). Hard cover, dj. Foxing. Previous owner's signature on half-title page. Very good. 23.5 x 16.

From Benjamin Franklin study on the Gulf Stream to the exploration of ocean floor.

66284
CREO
CREO - Compagnie de Recherches et d'Etudes Oceanographiques . Company of Oceanographic Research and Studies
$20.00 AUD

CREO / Groupe COGEMA. La Rochelle, France. c. 1982. 1st Ed. 28 PP with bw and colour illustrations. A 4 pages flyer in English loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Crease on back cover. Text in French and English. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Fields of Intervention: Sea-Shore and Under Water Geology - Marine Biology - Marine and Atmospheric Pollution ... Off Shore.

32902
CROMIE, William J.
EXPLORING THE SECRETS OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

George Allen and Unwin. London. 1964. 1st UK Ed. XIII, (3), 300, (2 adv.) PP with 13 headpieces and 80 figures (drawings by George Geygan and b/w photos). FP: Icebreakers and cargo ships in Antarctica. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Some foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.2.

42261
CROMIE, William J.
EXPLORING THE SECRETS OF THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

George Allen and Unwin. London. 1964. 1st UK Ed. XIII, (3), 300, (2 adv.) PP with 13 headpieces and 80 figures (drawings by George Geygan and b/w photos). Fp: Icebreakers and cargo ships in Antarctica. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Ex library copy with 2 stamps on front endpaper. Very light foxing, o/wise very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.5 x 14.2.

74474
CULLEN, Vicky
DOWN TO THE SEA FOR SCIENCE - 75 Years of Ocean Research, Education, and Exploration at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
$100.00 AUD

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Woods Hole, Mass. 2005. 1st Ed. X, 174 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Chart "J", Buzzards Bay, with inset "Woods Hole Village". Fp: launch of a BathyThermograph in the Mediterranean , 1948. Quarter binding, cream colour boards, 1930 logo embossed on front board, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 29.8 x 24.

... Alvin: and: the 1966 search for the hydrogen bomb dropped off Palomares, Spain / the 1974 FAMOUS (French - American Mid - Ocean Undersea Study). / Search for the S.S. Titanic ...

46669
CURTIS, Brian
THE LIFE STORY OF THE FISH
$25.00 AUD

D. Appleton-Century Company. New York. 1938. 1st Ed., with an introduction by William Beebe. XIV, (2), 260 PP with 15 diagrams, and over 36 figures. Cloth cover. Covers rubbed and worn and spine sunned. Plate of The Myer Emporium Ltd. Library pasted down on front cover. FEP with Library plate and brief description of content. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Good reading copy. 21.4 x 14.5.

42794
CUYERS, Dr. Luc
THE BLUE REVOLUTION
$15.00 AUD

The Mare Nostrum Foundation. Washington. c. 1985. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 46 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Folded flyer on the Production Team of The Blue Revolution loosely inserted. Fine. 29.5 x 21.5.

Presentation brochure on a nine-part Television Series for PBS (Public Broadcasting Service).

65558
CYCLONES
CYCLONES - Local Planning Guide
$15.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. / Australian Natural Disasters Organisatioin - Department of Defence. Canberra. 1977. 1st Ed. 41 PP with b/w illustration: map of Cyclone "Tracy", 1 drawing "structure of a cyclone", 2 organisation charts and 3 photos. Soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 21 x 15. 0642027862

A Natural Disasters Organisation Handbook.

74904
DADE, Ernest
SAIL AND OAR, One hundred drawings of Yorkshire's North Sea Fishery before the advent of steam
$35.00 AUD

Lodestar Books. London. 2013. Soft cover edition of the original of 1933. 224 PP with the author's drawings throughout. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.5 x 16. 9781907206238

Contains over 200 pen and ink drawings by the author while at sea on his own boat or from onboard the fishing boats themselves.

16479
DAKIN, William J.
GREAT BARRIER REEF and some mention of other Australian coral reefs
$20.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1955. Reprint of the 1950 original. 133, (2 Index) PP with b/w photos & maps. Hard cover, dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise contents are near fine. 24.7 x 15.

56815
DAKIN, William J.
GREAT BARRIER REEF and some mention of other Australian Coral Reefs
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Travel Association. Melbourne. 1955 Reprint of the 1950 original. 133, (2 Index) PP with b/w photos & maps. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Head of spine repaired. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.7 x 15.

74593
DAKIN, William John, BENNETT, Isobel & POPE Elizabeth
AUSTRALIAN SEASHORES, A guide for the beach-lover, the naturalist, the shore fisherman, and the student
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1976. 1st edition in the Australian Natural Science Library series, of the 1969 "Revised Edition". XII, 372 PP with 23 figures, plus 96 b/w & 3 colour plates. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Library pocket on rear endpaper but no stamps. Dust jacket with short repairs and in a protective sleeve. Very good plus copy. 24.2 x 16. 0207133220

75406
DANA, James D.
CORALS AND CORAL ISLANDS
$60.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston, Low and Searle. London. 1875 2nd edition of the 1872 original. XX, 348 PP with 94 b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, charts & maps and coastal views), plus 3 plates with maps (2 of them large folded) at close of volume. Fp (in colour): 4 figures Phymactis Florida / Phymactis Clematis / Bunodes Gemma / the polyp contracted. Cloth cover, decoration in blind, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Gutter of front endpaper split and top outside edge browned. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover, occasional foxing, otherwise a very good clean copy. 19.5 x 14.

73851
DANNEVIG, H. C.
FISHERIES: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-14, Volume III, Part 6 - The Continental Shelf of the East Coast of Australia / Bass Strait
$20.00 AUD

Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1915. September 1915 edition. (2), 339-353 PP. Soft wrappers, title on front cover. Samll xtamp of previous owner on front cover, title-page and P.339, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.3.

73852
DANNEVIG, H. C.
FISHERIES: Notes on Australia's Fisheries with a Summary of the Results obtained by the F.I.S. "Endeavour"
$25.00 AUD

Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1913. September 1913 edition. (2), 14, (2) PP with 2 maps and 2 diagrams, plus 40 pages with 10 plates: No. I: F.I.S Endeavour, 4 of fishes and 5 on trawls/trawling. Soft wrappers, title on front cover. Stamp of previous owner on front cover and on Preface page. Contents near fine. 24 x 15.3.

49437
LE DANOIS, Edouard
MARINE LIFE OF COASTAL WATERS (Western Europe)
$20.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1957. 1st English edition, translated and adapted from the French original by N. A. Holme. 192 PP with 21 text illustrations, 24 colour photos and 80 photogravures plates. Fp: Brightly coloured plants and animals covering rocks on the sea floor. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing spots. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 29.3 x 22.5.

39888
LE DANOIS, Edouard, MILLOT, Jacques, MONOD, Théodore & BUDKER, Paul
FISHES OF THE WORLD
$30.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1957. 1st English edition of the French original Poissons. 190 PP with 7 text illustrations, 30 colour and 80 photogravures plates. Fp: A dragon-fish (Pterois). Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips or closed tears and is in a protective plastic sleeve. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 29.3 x 22.5.

49436
LE DANOIS, Edouard, MILLOT, Jacques, MONOD, Théodore & BUDKER, Paul
FISHES OF THE WORLD
$20.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1957. 1st English edition of the French original Poissons. 190 PP with 7 text illustrations, 30 colour and 80 photogravures plates. Fp: A dragon-fish (Pterois). Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing spots. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Contents near fine. 29.3 x 22.5.

57320
DARCHEN, Jacques
Météorologie Maritime - MET MAR, No. 144
$10.00 AUD

Direction de la Météorologie Nationale. Paris. 1989. Issue No. 144, 3rd term 1989. (2), 60, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Pages 34 to 43: Missed Tide at Tarawa, 20 November 1943, by Philippe Hisard. Visit to the "National Hurricane Center", by Pierre-Yves Lemée. ...

57321
DARCHEN, Jacques
Météorologie Maritime - MET MAR, No. 152
$10.00 AUD

Direction de la Météorologie Nationale. Paris. 1991. Issue No. 152, 3rd term 1991. (2), 54 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Oceanographic Campaign Alizé 2 of 1991 in the Equatorial Pacific, by Philippe Dandin. Tropical cyclone in the Indian Ocean, by Pierre-Yves Lemée. ... Adieu Commandant Franck Garrigue and Commandant Georges Croisile, by Pierre Estur.

57322
DARCHEN, Jacques
Météorologie Maritime - MET MAR, No. 153
$10.00 AUD

Direction de la Météorologie Nationale. Paris. 1991. Issue No. 152, 4th term 1991. (2), 60 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Exploration to Treaty for Antarctica, by Michel Hontarrède. The missions of the Polar sailing ship "Antarctica"... Tropical cyclones in the South-West Pacific, 1989-1990.

54184
DARDEL, Eric
LES PECHES MARITIMES
$5.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires de France. Paris. 1948. 1st Ed. No. 199 in the Que Sais-Je series. 128 PP with over 10 figures. Soft cover. French text. Foxing. Very good. 17.8 x 11.5.

18245
DARRIEUS, Amiral Henri
L'OEUF DES MERS - Histoire de la Société des Oeuvres de Mer
$15.00 AUD

Ancre de Marine. St. Malo. 1990. 1st Ed. 303 PP with 1 chart and 126 b/w illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 15.5. 2905970235

The story of the benevolent society created to help the Altantic cod-fishermen of the Grand Banks and Iceland.

35156
DE BLIJ, Harm J. (editor)
EARTH '88 - Changing Geographic Perspectives - Proceedings of the Centennial Symposium
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1988. 1st Ed. 392 PP with 109 maps, charts & graphs, and 92 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on half title page and title page, o/wise near fine. 28 x 24. 0870447637

Record of a week-long symposium held in Washington, D.C., in January 1988, to commemorate the centennial of the National Geographic Society. 22 papers: The spirit and impact of exploration by George Kish... The Oceans by William A. Nierenberg.

75493
DE HAAS, Werner & KNORR, Fredy
The Young Specialist Looks at MARINE LIFE
$20.00 AUD

Burke Books. London. 1966. 1st English edition of July 1966, translated from the German original. 356 PP with b/w illustrations (5 photos, sketches and over 7910 drawings in "Species Description" and over 80 sketches "Key" on four pages), plus 8 plates with 8 photos with captions. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 20 x 13.2

73280
DE LA RUE, Kathy
PEARL SHELL AND PASTURES
$45.00 AUD

Cossack Project Committee. Cossack, W.A. 1979. 1st Ed. (4), VIII, 134 PP with 1 chart on double page, 2 maps and 34 b/w photos. Illustrated stiff covers. Dedicatory note to previous owner, dated and signed on title page by the author. Light rubbed patch on front cover, o/wise fine. 20.7 x 13.2.

The story of Cossack and Roebourne, and their place in the history of the North West, from the earliest explorations to 1910.

16441
DEACON, G. E. R. (editor)
OCEANS - An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Deep
$15.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 297 PP with b/w & colour illust. (maps, plans, photos,..). illustrated title-page. Eps: Shells. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 28.5 x 21.5.

Contains contributions by distinguished authorities including: Men against the Sea by Edward Shackleton, Life in the Sea by Maurice Burton, Sunken Cities and Forgotten Wrecks by H.C. Flemming... Oceanography (currents, food chain, ..)

44700
DEACON, G. E. R. (editor)
OCEANS - An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Deep
$10.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1968. 2nd edition of the 1962 original. 297 PP with b/w & colour illust. (maps, plans, photos,..). illustrated title-page. Eps: Shells. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 28.3 x 21..

Contains contributions by distinguished authorities including: Men against the Sea by Edward Shackleton, Life in the Sea by Maurice Burton, Sunken Cities and Forgotten Wrecks by H.C. Flemming... Oceanography (currents, food chain, ..)

32987
DELORME, Philippe
LES PRINCES DE LA MER
$15.00 AUD

Editions Balland. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed. 382 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 21.7 x 14. 2715811586

The first trading merchant: Hannon of Carthage... Discovery of America by Leif Eriksson... Prince Henry the Navigator and the opening of the world... Crowned oceanographers: Albert the 1st of Monaco and Carlos the 1st of Portugal...

16502
DIETRICH, Günter & KALLE, Kurt
GENERAL OCEANOGRAPHY, An Introduction
$10.00 AUD

John Wiley. New York. 1963. 1st US edition, translated from the German original of 1957. XVI, 588 PP with 228 figures, 63 tables & 25 b/w photos, plus 6 folded charts in pocket at rear. Cloth cover. Library stamps on endpapers, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5.

Geomorphology of the ocean bottom: physical & chemical properties of ocean water, oceanographic instruments, ...

69694
DIGGINS, Tracey
WHO'S EATING WHO? ... an Antarctic and Southern Ocean Mystery
$5.00 AUD

Australian Government / Australian Antarctic Division. Hobart. c. 2001. Juvenile edition. No pagination, 16 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers, staples. Fine. 29.5 x 21.

Tiny krill, to fishes, birds, seals and whales.

41052
DILLON, Patrick
LOST AT SEA - An American Tragedy
$15.00 AUD

The Dial Press. New York. 1998. 1st Ed. (16), 267 PP with 2 plans. Eps: Map with detail of the Bering Sea and the Aleutian Islands. Hard cover, dj. Signed by the author on title page, "Autographed Copy" sticker on front of dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0385314213

Sinking of Americus and Altair, two crabbing vessels off Unalaska Island in February 1983. 14 dead. Investigation...

67560
DILLON, Patrick
LOST AT SEA - An American Tragedy
$5.00 AUD

Touchstone. New York. 2000. Reprint of the 1998 original. (16), 264, (8) PP with 2 plans. Pictorial soft covers a little worn around edges. Ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.5 x 14.0. 0684869098

Sinking of Americus and Altair, two crabbing vessels off Unalaska Island in February 1983. 14 dead. Investigation...

32965
DIOLE, Philippe
L'AVENTURE SOUS-MARINE
$20.00 AUD

Editions Albin Michel. Paris. 1953. 1st Ed. 267 PP, plus 32 b/w plates. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly creased, ageing of paper on edges. Near fine. French text. 19.2 x 14.3.

The Undersea adventure.

33887
DIOLE, Philippe
THE UNDERSEA ADVENTURE
$5.00 AUD

Readers Union / Sidgwick and Jackson. New York. 1954. Reprint of the 1953 original. 183 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover. Good. 19.7 x 12.2.

16581
DIXON, Joan M. & HUXLEY, Linda (editors)
DONALD THOMSON'S MAMMALS AND FISHES OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA
$20.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson Australia. Melbourne. 1985. 1st Ed. XII, 210 PP with b/w illustrations (24 figures, 60 maps and 91 plates). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29 x 21.5. 170065413

Record of a brilliant zoologist during the first half of the 20th century. Each species covered includes original notes by Thomson, locality maps, comments by the authors & identification photos where possible.

49586
DIXON, Joan M. & HUXLEY, Linda (editors)
DONALD THOMSON'S MAMMALS AND FISHES OF NORTHERN AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson Australia. Melbourne. 1985. 1st Ed. XII, 210 PP with b/w illustrations (24 figures, 60 maps and 91 plates). Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers, Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. An otherwise fine copy. 29 x 21.5. 0170065413

Record of a brilliant zoologist during the first half of the 20th century. Each species covered includes original notes by Thomson, locality maps, comments by the authors & identification photos where possible.

63751
DIXON, Roberta (editor)
WAVES, National Newsletter of the Marine and Coastal Community Network - Volume 13, No. 1
$5.00 AUD

The Marine and Coastal Community Network / Natural Heritage Trust. Manly, QLD. 2007. Summer 2007. 32 PP with tables, and 19 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Climate Change Impacts on Australia's Coast and Oceans.

63752
DIXON, Roberta (editor)
WAVES, National Newsletter of the Marine and Coastal Community Network - Volume 13, No. 3
$5.00 AUD

The Marine and Coastal Community Network / Natural Heritage Trust. Manly, QLD. 2007. Volume 13, Number 3, 2007. 32 PP with tables, and 17 colour illustrations (1 map and 16 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Innovation, collaboration and partnership.

63753
DIXON, Roberta (editor)
WAVES, National Newsletter of the Marine and Coastal Community Network - Volume 14, No. 1
$5.00 AUD

The Marine and Coastal Community Network / Natural Heritage Trust. Spit Junction, NSW. 2008. Volume 13, Number 1, Summer 2007. 32 PP with tables, and b/w or colour illustrations (plans, sketches, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Blue-Green energies - Ocean technologies

32102
DOAK, Wade
THE CLIFF DWELLERS - An Undersea Community
$20.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. Auckland. 1979. 1st edition of an updated 1971 Beneath New Zealand Seas. (8), 80 PP with 23 b/w figures, plus 52 pages containing 50 plates with 55 colour photos. Illustrated title page and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint watermark on lower margin of the text pages and on back cover of dust jacket, signature on front endpaper, o/wise a very clean good copy. 22.2 x 18.7. 0340245530

Known life forms of the temperate continental shelf found on the steep cliff-walls of the Poor Knights Islands.

39736
DORST, Jean (editor)
MUSEUM NATIONAL D'HISTOIRE NATURELLE - Récits et Découvertes
$20.00 AUD

Fernand Nathan. Paris. 1980. 1st Ed. 252, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 27 x 18.5. 2092901958

Three centuries of research and discoveries with the French National Museum of Natural History.

37816
DOUBILET, David
PACIFIC - An Undersea Journey
$20.00 AUD

Bulfinch Press Book / Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1992. 1st Ed. XII, 192 with 1 map, 1 b/w photo and 144 colour illustrations. Fp: White-faced Blenny, Izu Peninsula, Japan. Eps: Grey snapper school, Marchena Island, Galapagos. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 28.2. 0821219030

22420
DOUGLAS, John Scott
THE STORY OF THE OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1953. 1st Ed. 272 PP, plus 16 pages with 2 maps and 28 bw illust. Fp: H.M.S. Challenger, the first ocean-going research ship. Hard cover. Signature on FFEP, a few foxing spots, o/wise contents are near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20.3 x 13.2.

Early oceanography, voyages of Darwin then of the Challenger...

51218
DOUMENGE, Professeur François (editor)
GUIDE DU MUSEE OCEANOGRAPHIQUE MONACO
$10.00 AUD

Musée Océanographique Monaco. Monaco. 1996. 1st Ed. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 20. 2726001831

44607
DOYLE, Alice
DOYLE'S FISH COOKBOOK
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1992. Reprint of the 3rd edition of 1989 (original of 1979). XIV, 218 PP with 19 b/w photos, plus 12 colour plates. Title page: Grandfather's first home at Vaucluse Bay. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26.6 x 19.2. 0207160228

67455
du PREL, Alex W.
PERLE DE TAHITI: Boom et Crise (in TAHITI PACIFIQUE - No. 38)
$10.00 AUD

Tahiti-Pacifique Magazine. Papeete. 1994. Volume 4, No. 38 (June 1994). 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Tahitian Black Pearls: Crisis and Boom.

51740
DUGAN, Ruth, NAMES, Christine, COZZI, Joanne et al.
THE OCEAN WORLD OF JACQUES COUSTEAU - Volume 11: Provinces of the Sea
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1975. Revised edition of the 1973 original. 144 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 28 x 22. 081090585X

Water of Life. Water in Motion... Facing the Abyss... Shaping the Earth.

58315
DUNCAN, F. Martin
ANIMALS OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

T.C. & E.C. Jack Ltd. London. c. 1922. 1st edition, in "Romance of Reality" series. VIII, 292 PP with 83 figures, plus 1 plate with 2 colour illustrations and 16 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Cuttlefish / Blenny. Cloth cover, illustration pasted down on front cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. School Prize plate (dated December 1925) pasted down on front endpaper. Very good copy. 20.3 x 15.

51692
DUVIARD, Dominique
GROIX L'ILE DES THONIERS. Chronique maritime d'une île bretonne 1840-1940
$70.00 AUD

Atelier Alpha Bleue. Paris. 1992. New edition of the 1978 original, limited to 2950 numbered copies (3451 to 6400). This copy: No. 4328. 406 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, facsimile of documents, charts, maps & plans, and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 27.8 x 22.2. 2903707138

Fast fishing boats (Chasse-Marée). Working boats of bays and ports.

42415
DUXBURY, Alyn C. & Alison B.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE WORLD'S OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Wm. C. Brown Publishers. Dubuque, La., USA. 1997. 5th edition. XV, 504 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.3 x 22.2. 0697282732

Prologue: History of Oceanography. Chapter 1: the Water Planet. Chapter 2: Plate Tectonics... Chapter 15: The Plankton... Chapter 17: The Benthos.

37051
EARLE, Sylvia Alice
SEA CHANGE - A Message of the Oceans
$30.00 AUD

G. P. Putnam's Sons. New York. c. 1996. Reprint of the 1995 original. XXII, 362 PP with text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 58 b/w photos. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 0399140603

An insider's introduction to Marine Biology, a powerful brief for the endandered life of the seas, by a leading explorer of our time.

41445
EARLE, Sylvia E.
A WALK IN THE DEEP [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 157, No.5, 1980]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1980. Volume 157, No. 5, May 1980. Contains articles P. 624 to 631 with 1 map and 8 colour photos by Al Giddings and Chuck Nicklin. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Jim, an inner space suit and research submarine Star II.

61284
ECKERSLEY, Yvette
AQUACULTURE: An Industry Afloat (in Australian Geographic, No.50, April/June 1998)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1998. 128 PP, plus 2 folded plates. Contains article between pages 98 and 119 with 34 colour photos, plus folded plate with map and colour illustrations by Anne Bowman on the recto and 3 colour photos on the verso. Colour photos by Randy Larcombe. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

18857
EDMONDS, Dr. Carl
DANGEROUS MARINE ANIMALS OF THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION
$10.00 AUD

Wedneil Publications. Melbourne. c. 1975. 1st Ed. VI, 235 PP with colour photos & location maps for each species. Title-page: Surgeonfish. Pictorial boards, dj. Dust jacket has a few marks or creases. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 16. 0909853487

Marine animals which bite, sting and are poisonous to eat (toxic). First aid and medical treatment.

13794
EDWARDS, Hugh
PEARLS OF BROOME and Northern Australia
$20.00 AUD

Author. Perth. 1994. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 2 b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 1 b/w and 82 colour photos. FEP: Pearling lugger under sail, by R. Shardlow. Title pages: Pearling luggers at low tide. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0646193090

36796
EDWARDS, Hugh
PORT OF PEARLS - A History of Broome
$15.00 AUD

Author. Perth. 1983. 2nd edition of the 1983 original. (8), 199 PP, plus 22 pages with 32 b/w & 17 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 072701885X

Written for the centenary of the City of Broome: pearling, cyclones, the cosmopolitan society.

52902
EDWARDS, Hugh
THE STORY OF PEARLING IN THE NORTH-WEST (in Australian Heritage No. 6)
$10.00 AUD

Hallmark Editions Pty Ltd. Brighton, Victoria. 2007. Issue No. 6, Autumn 2007. Contains article between P.75 and 82 with 1 portrait, 3 b/w and 6 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.9 x 21.2.

Pearling industry, Broome, West Australia.

68538
ELLIOTT, Colin
SAILING FISHERMEN IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
$15.00 AUD

Tops'l Books. Reading, U.K. 1978. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 50 b/w photos. from the Ford Jenkins Collection. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.4. 0906397006

The old sailing smacks of the North Sea, Scotland & English Channel and the men who sailed them.

30739
ELLIS, Richard
DOLPHINS AND PORPOISES
$15.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1989. 1st paperback edition of the 1982 original. 270, (2) PP with 70 b/w illust., plus 16 pages with 9 colour paintings of dolphins. Illustrated soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 30.5 x 23. 0679722866

Comprehensive account of the forty-three species of dolphins and porpoises.

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.

51372
ENDEAN, R.
AUSTRALIA'S GREAT BARRIER REEFS: When were they formed? (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly - Vol.11, No.11)
$15.00 AUD

Department of Education and Science. Canberra. 1967. November 1967. Contains article from P. 18 to 25 with 12 colour photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.

Island of New Guinea.

45173
ENGEL, Leonard
THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life International. Amsterdam. 1963. 1st English-language European edition, in Life Nature Library. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

Origin of the Sea. Under-water Landscape .. Man and the Future of the Sea.

41113
EPSTEIN, Sam & Beryl
THE FIRST BOOK OF THE OCEAN
$5.00 AUD

Edmund Ward. London. 1963. 1st UK edition of the 1961 original. 72 PP with 47 illustrations by Walter Buehr. Hard cover, dj (flaps trimmed). Ex library copy with 4 stamps and renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 18.5.

16497
ERICSON, David B. & WOLLIN, Goesta
THE DEEP AND THE PAST, A Scientific Adventure Story of Seventeen Years of Oceanographic Exploration
$10.00 AUD

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1970. Universal Library edition. XIV, 292 PP, (IX of Index) with 16 b/w plates & 29 figures. Pictorial card cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.1 x 13.8.

46786
ESTIVAL, Contre-Amiral Bernard
UN SIECLE DE NAVIRES SCIENTIFIQUES FRANCAIS
$45.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut / IFREMER. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed., with a preface by Yves La Prairie. 160 PP with over 250 b/w and colour illustrations. Title page (in colour): L'Atalante. French text. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.8. 291462221X

19865
EUNSON, Robert
THE PEARL KING, The story of the fabulous Mikimoto
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1956. 1st Ed. XII, 207 PP plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, chipped dj, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.

73133
EVANS, I. O.
SEA AND SEASHORE - Described in Simple Language
$20.00 AUD

Frederick Warne and Co. Ltd. London. 1948. 1st edition in the "Nature's Treasure" series, Book 2. 48 PP with 18 b/w illustrations (3 maps and 15 drawings). Soft covers, illustrated front, stitched. Fine. 18.3 x 13.5.

49631
EWING, Maurice
EXPLORING THE MID-ATLANTIC RIDGE (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume XCIV, No.3, 1948)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1948. . Volume XCIV, No. 3, September 1948. Contains article between P. 275 and 294 with 16 b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 artwork and 14 photos). Soft cover (spine lightly chipped). Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

On board the Atlantis of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

50767
FAASILI, Ueta, ADAMS, Dr. Tim et al.
FISHERIES MANAGEMENT BY COMMUNITIES. A manual on promoting the management of subsistence fisheries by Pacific Island communities
$30.00 AUD

Community Fisheries Section / Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Nouméa. 2000. 1st Ed. VI, 88 PP with 31 figures. Pictorial soft cover, spiral bound. Fine. Oblong: 17 x 23.5. 9822037139

38824
FAGAN, Brian
FLOODS, FAMINES, AND EMPERORS - El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations
$30.00 AUD

Basic Books. New York. 1999. 1st Ed. XX, 284 PP with 20 figures. Eps: Compared chronology, Climatic / Historical Events. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0465011209

39312
FALLET, C.
LES RICHESSES DU GLOBE
$35.00 AUD

Mégard et Cie. Rouen. 1874. 1st Ed., in Bibliothèque Morale de la Jeunesse series. 375 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Mine de Sel gemme et stalactites. Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on a sunned spine, all edges gilt. Top of spine frayed, front hinge a little weak at the bottom. French text. Occasional foxing., o/wise very good. 29.8 x 20.

16553
FARINO, Teresa
SHARKS
$10.00 AUD

Tiger Books International. London. 1995. Reprint of the 1990 original edition. 160 PP with colour photos throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 36 x 25.5. 1855013940

Description in words and underwater photography of the life history and behaviour of sharks.

58696
FAUVEL, Pierre
ANNELIDES POLYCHETES DES ILES KERGUELEN, recueillies par M. Patrice Paulian, en 1951
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Monaco. 1953. Bulletin No. 1026 - 28 April 1953. 20 PP. Soft cover. Stamp of the Hydrographic Office, Sydney on front cover. Small chips. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.2

41112
FICHTER, George S.
THE FUTURE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Sterling Publishing. New York. 1978. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 3 b/w illustrations and 71 colour photos. Fp: With modern diving gear, man moves underwater... Pictorial boards. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 080693106X

Living under the sea. Diving deep. Mining the sea... Preserving the sea.

33033
FIELDING, Ann & ROBINSON, Ed
AN UNDERWATER GUIDE TO HAWAI'I
$10.00 AUD

Times Editions. Singapore. 1987. 1st Ed. 156 PP with 2 maps and over 220 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 16. 0824811046

44134
FIELDING, Ann & ROBINSON, Ed
AN UNDERWATER GUIDE TO HAWAI'I
$5.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 1993. 4th printing of the 1987 original. 156 PP with 2 maps and over 220 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 16. 0824811046

16413
FIRTH, Frank E. (editor)
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARINE RESOURCES
$25.00 AUD

Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 1969. 1st Ed. XI, 740 PP with b/w illust. (graphs, photos, sketches ..) & tables in text. Hard cover, dj (corner of inside flaps trimmed). Ex-library copy (3 stamps) and sellotape marks on the endpapers. Very good. 26 x 18.

From abalone and abyssal zone to whales and whaling.

31305
FLEMING, Dr. Rex J.
THE TROPIC OCEAN GLOBAL ATMOSPHERE PROGRAMME
$15.00 AUD

International T.O.G.A. Boulder, Colorado. 1985. 1st Ed. (2), 30 PP with 9 maps in colour, and 8 colour photos. Pict. card cover. Lower corner front cover creased. 25.5 x 16.5.

A ten year study on the El Nino current.

64157
FLINDERS UNIVERSITY
THE HORACE LAMB CENTRE FOR OCEANOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH - Annual Report 1967
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1968. No pagination, 16 PP with figures (3 maps, 1 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 18.5.

67771
FOLEY, Captain John
TIMELESS ISLE - An Illustrated History of Thursday Island
$30.00 AUD

Torres Strait Historical Society. Thursday Is. 2003. 4th edition of the 1982 original. 78, (16 supplement with 39 b/w photos) PP with maps, period advertising materials and b/w photos. Fp: Map of Torres Strait. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0959266003

From the dreamtime to the explorers, first settlers, pearling and the pilotage.

16396
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 16
$30.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1972. No 16, September 1972. 245 PP 1 folded map, 15 bw photos and 169 fugures in text. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

Includes chapters on 4 prawns of the South Pacific, the benthic fauna in the atoll of Reao, study on the gregarines of New Guinea...

16397
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 17
$40.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1973. No 17, December 1973. 380 PP with bw illust. (figures, maps, photos and tables) in text plus 2 folded maps. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

Includes chapters on some crustaceans in New Caledonia, the Marquesan shell Conus Gauguini, molluscs from Cambodia, ichtyologic fauna of Moorea...

16398
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 15
$40.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1971. No 15, September 1971. 254 PP with & map, 48 figures and tables in text plus 4 folded plates and 12 pages with 2 col. and 17 bw photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

Includes chapters on actinaria from Mururoa atoll, an account on the ecology and entomology in the Australian New Guinea, land tenure in the Melanesian world and the inalienable land reserves in New Caledonia, bird life on the atoll of Clipperton...

16399
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 14
$50.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1970. No 14, September 1970. (4), 337 PP with 2 maps, 113 figures and many tables in text plus 1 folded map, 4 folded plates and 34 pages with 20 col. and 41 bw illust. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

Atoll of Fangataufa: first results of studies on the ecology (P. 1 to 58). As well as fungus on Sandalwood in western Bengal, octocorallia of Nha-Trang (Viet-nam)...

16400
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 13
$50.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1969. No 13, May 1969. (6), 366 PP with 1 folded plate, 186 figures & many tables in text plus 18 plates with 39 bw photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

The atoll of Mururoa: further results on soil of the motus, drillings on the coral base, state of the coconut plantations in March 1966, plancton inside the lagoon and outside the reef (P. 1 to 185)...

16401
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 12
$50.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1968. No 12, December 1968. VIII, 189 PP with 62 figures in text plus 1 folded map of Mururoa, 23 plates with 8 col. and 38 bw photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

The atoll of Mururoa: first results of the five morphological and ecological studies carried out between June 1965 and 1967. (P. 1 to 144).

16402
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 11
$30.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1967. No 11, December 1967. 167 PP with 6 maps & 33 figures in text plus 6 pages with 2 col. and 10 bw photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

Includes chapters on shell fauna in the Polynesian atolls, microfauna on the east coast of Malaya, fishes with various degree of toxicity in New Caledonia...

16403
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 10
$30.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1967. No 10, May 1967. 190 PP with 2 maps & 10 bw illust. in text plus 10 pages with 2 col. and 24 bw photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

Includes chapters on ciguatera (fish poisoning), coral shores, coral fishes of New Caledonia, shell fauna in Oceania and on men, plants and sea in tropical Oceania.

16404
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 9
$40.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1966. No 9, September 1966. 240 PP with 1 map & 4 figures in text plus 14 pages with 1 col. and 18 bw plates. Soft cover. Stamp on front cover, o/wise very good. French text. 22.9 x 15.7.

Includes chapters on the botanical gardens in the French islands of the South Seas, flora of New Caledonia, growth of corals...

16596
FONDATION SINGER-POLIGNAC
CAHIERS DU PACIFIQUE - NUMERO 3
$30.00 AUD

Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1961. No. 3, June 1961. 144 PP with 3 tables & 20 figures in text plus 3 plates with 6 bw photos. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 23 x 16.

Oceanographic research in the Western Pacific in the late 1950s. The Great Barrier Reef, and study of the islands of the Capricorn and Bunker groups by Paul-H. Fischer.

33132
FONTENEAU, Alain
ATLAS DES PECHERIES THONIERES TROPICALES, Captures mondiales et environnement / ATLAS OF TROPICAL TUNA FISHERIES, World catches and environment
$25.00 AUD

Orstom Editions.Paris. 1997. 1st Ed., with a preface by James Joseph (Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission). 192 PP with 1 table and 184 b/w and colour figures (diagrams, graphs, and maps). Illustrated card cover, spiral bound. Fine. French and English text. Oblong: 21 x 29.7. 2709913704

73816
FOREST, Jacques & GUINOT, Danièle
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Préliminaire: Crustacés Décapodes Brachyoures de Tahiti et des Tuamotu
$75.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1961. 1st Ed. Foreword by Roger Heim. XII, 196 PP with over 178 figures, plus 36 pages with 18 b/w plates (4 with 16 figures and 14 with 41 photos). Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Free fly of the front endpaper with stamp of previous owner. French text. Near fine condition. 32 24.

46617
FOUCHER-CRETEAU, Jean
PERLES REQUINS ET CORAUX
$100.00 AUD

Librairie des Champs-Elysées. Paris. 1955. 1st Ed. 56 PP, plus 110 pages with 62 b/w & 32 colour illustrations. Soft cover, dj. Dedicatory note on preliminary page, dated Abidjan 12/1/71 and signed by the author. Near fine. French text. 28 x 22.5.

Diving and filming expedition in the Red Sea in April 1954.

41457
FOWLER, Henry W.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE BIOLOGY OF THE PHILIPPINE ARCHIPELAGO AND ADJACENT REGIONS - Bulletin 100, Volume 12
$15.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution. Washington. 1933. April 1933 edition. Bulletin 100, Volume 12, United States National Museum. VI, 465 PP with 32 figures. Soft wrappers. Browning around edges, pages largely uncut. Ex-library copy with 2 stamps on front cover. Internally very good. 24.5 x 15.5.

Fishes of the Philippines Seas and adjacent waters. Covers the fishes of the families Banjosidae, Lethrinidae, Sparidae, Girellidae, Kyphosidae, Oplegnathidae, Gerridae, Mullidae, Emmelichthyidae, Sciaenidae, Sillaginidae, Arripidae, and Enoplosidae collected by the United States Bureau of Fisheries Steamer Albatross, chiefly in Philippine seas and adjacent waters.

72232
FOWLER, Thomas Walker
A CONTRIBUTION TO AUSTRALIAN OCEANOGRAPHY
$30.00 AUD

Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science. Sydney. 1899. Published by Government Printer in 1899. 15 PP (fragile) with 17 tables. Soft wrappers, title on front cover, staples (removed). Ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. 21 x 13.5.

Read in January session, during the Sydney session of the Australasian Association for the Advancement of Science.

64867
FOWLER, Wilfred
THE "YOUNG DICK" (in Queensland Heritage)
$5.00 AUD

Library Board of Queensland. Brisbane. 1969. Volume 2, No. 1, November 1969. Includes article between pages 23 and 35 with 1 map of Malaita Island. Card cover. Near fine. 30.2 x 24.5.

The two years (1884/1886) voyages of "Young Dick" in the labour trade (blackbirding)

16547
FRADE, F. & VILELA, H.
ESTUDOS, ENSAIOS E DOCUMENTOS No.98, Le Thon Rouge et le Germon Thunnus thynnus (L.) et Germo alalunga (Bonn.), Morphologie, biologie et pêche
$15.00 AUD

Junta de Investigacoes do Ultramar. Lisbon. 1962. 1st Ed. 92 PP with b/w illust. (tables, photos, sketches) in text. Laminated pict. boards creased & bent. A good working copy. 23.8 x 17.2.

An elaborated report on investigations & biological data on the Bluefin tuna & Albacore presented at the Symposium held in Dakar in 1960.

16550
FRADE, Fernando
ESTUDOS, ENSAIOS E DOCUMENTOS No.69 - Le Thon Patudo Parathunnus Obesus (Lowe) et sa Pêche
$20.00 AUD

Centro de Zoologia da Junta de Investigações do Ultramar. Lisbon. 1960. 1st Ed. 74 PP, plus 8 b/w plates (4 sketches and 18 photos). Hard cover, title on front board, dj (signs of dampness). Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Ex-library copy with a stamp on verso of tile page, 13 words underlined in the English summary and a 2 words comment in margin of page 40. Very good. Hard cover, dj. French text with a summary in Portuguese & English. Very good. 24.2 x 17.5.

A scientific study on tuna. Text: French: pages 13 to 52. Portuguese pages 53 to 59. English pages 61 to 67.

70901
FRADIN, Natacha
LES POISSONS
$5.00 AUD

Editions Milan. Toulouse, France. 2004. 1st Ed., in Collection Milan Jeunesse "A 4 Pattes". No pagination, 20 PP with 22 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. French text. Fine. 15.7 x 15.7 9782745915313

40775
FRANKEL, Edgar
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF PROVINCE
$20.00 AUD

AGPS / Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority. Canberra. 1978. 1st Ed. X, 204 PP with 1 map of the Great Barrier Reef Region. Illustrated hard cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.6 x 18.5. 0642036454

Over 4444 published works, and 112 serial publications and films... Charts...

45177
FRASER, Ronald (compiler)
OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC 1972 - Papers presented at an International Symposium held in Wellington, New Zealand, 9 to 15 February 1972
$30.00 AUD

New Zealand National Commission for UNESCO. Wellington. 1973. 1st Ed. XII, 524 PP with maps, tables, and figures (graphs, sketches, b/w photos). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed and soiled. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.7.

Physical Oceanography: 19 papers and 7 abstract. Marine Geosciences: 20 papers and 12 abstracts. Marine Biology: 17 papers and 10 abstracts.

51725
FRENGUELLI, Joaquin, & ORLANDO, Hector Antonio
OPERACION MERLUZA - Diatomeas y Silicoflagelados del Plancton del "VI Crucero"
$10.00 AUD

Secretaria de Marina/Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. Buenos Aires. 1959. 1st Ed. Publication H. 619, limited to 600 copies. 62, (20) PP with 1 figure, 3 maps and 4 plates, plus 1 folded table. Soft cover. Spanish text. Near fine. 25.6 x 17.7.

Sixth cruise of the Argentinian Research Vessel: Bahia Blanca, off the Province of Buenos Aires.

51726
FRENGUELLI, Joaquin, & ORLANDO, Hector Antonio
ANALISIS DE ALGUNAS MUESTRA DEL PLEISTOCENO DEL FONDO DEL MAR MEDITERRANEO
$5.00 AUD

Secretaria de Marina / Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. Buenos Aires. 1959. 1st Ed. Publication H. 1014. (2), 8 PP. Soft cover. Spanish text. Very good. 25.6 x 17.7.

Collected in July 1958, for the Lamont Geological Observatory.

35142
FRINK, Stephen
WONDERS OF THE REEF - Diving with a Camera
$15.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 120 colour photos. Half title page: Caribbean coral crab. Title spread: Anthias School, Red Sea. Cloth cover, device (sea horse) in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. 30 x 22.3. 0810937859

A practical guide to underwater photography.

10531
FRITH, Clifford & Dawn
AUSTRALIAN TROPICAL REEF LIFE
$15.00 AUD

Tropical Australia Graphics. Townsville. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by Richard Kenchington. III, 70 PP with colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 17.5. 09598994242

Reef & islands, coelenterates, crustaceans, echinoderms, fishes..

58695
FURNESTIN, Marie-Louise
CONTRIBUTION A L'ETUDE MORPHOLOGIQUE, BIOLOGIQUE ET SYSTEMATIQUE DE "SAGITTA SERRATO-DENTATA" KROHN DES EAUX ATLANTIQUES DU MAROC
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Monaco. 1953. Bulletin No. 1025 - 10 April 1953. 40 PP with 11 figures and 6 tables. Soft cover. Stamp of the Hydrographic Office, Sydney on front cover. Small chips. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.2

56020
GAIL, R. & DEVAMBEZ, L.
SELECTED ANNOTATED BIBLIOGRAPHY OF TROCHUS
$10.00 AUD

South Pacific Commission. Nouméa. 1958. 1st Ed. Technical Paper No. 111, January 1958. (2), IV, 18, (4) PP with 1 map. Inside front cover, map of the area of the South Pacfic Commission. Card covers. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 25.5 x 20.5.

Trochus Niloticus, Linn.

50936
GAMMON, Clive
SEA FISHING
$5.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn / Sun Books. London. 1969. 1st paperback edition. 160 PP with colour illustrations by Peter Morter. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 18 x 11.

Pier fishing, Fish of the sandbanks... Reels, Rods and Lines.

21060
GANTER, Regina
THE PEARL-SHELLERS OF TORRES STRAIT, Resource Use, Development and Decline, 1860s-1960s
$60.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1994. 1st Ed. XVIII, 300 PP with 3 tables, 3 fig. & 5 maps, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14. 0522845479

The progress of pearl-shelling from its heyday, through several crises due to over-fishing to its present cautious management.

22075
GASKELL, Dr. T.F. (editor)
USING THE OCEANS
$10.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press. 0London. 1970. 1st Ed., in A BP Progress Book series. 142 PP with tables and 4 drawings, plus 8 pages with 15 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21.6 x 15.2. 362000646

Experts in all fields of oceanography describe the present state of our knowledge of the sea: Life in the Sea by Dr. R. Currie, Minerals from the Sea by H. Fossett, Diving Exploration by Dr. Nicholas Flemming...

22419
GASKELL, T.F.
UNDER THE DEEP OCEANS, Twentieth Century Voyages of Discovery
$10.00 AUD

The Scientific Book Club. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 8 figures. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light foxing on prelims and outside page edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 20.8 x 14.3.

Seismic prospecting, The Moho (Mohorovicic discontinuity), Coral atolls...

74668
GEDDES, Joseph (Tex)
HEBRIDEAN SHARKER
$25.00 AUD

Birlinn Ltd. Edinburgh. 2013. Reprint of the 2012 edition (original of 1960). (6), 170 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 /w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Brief note on preliminary page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9781780270340

Hunting for Basking Sharks, Hebrides Islands, Scotland.

44863
GIBBINGS, Robert
BLUE ANGELS AND WHALES - A record of personal experiences below and above water
$10.00 AUD

J.M. Dent. London. 1946. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged from the 1938 original. 114 PP with duo tone illustrations. Fp: Tropical fish. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 18 x 11.

The strange under-sea world of the coral reef described by a well known artist who went to Tahiti, Bermuda and the Red Sea and made drawings actually under water.

73109
GIBSON, Gregory
DEMON OF THE WATERS. The True Story of the Mutiny on the Whaleship Globe
$10.00 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 stiff covers. Creases on covers and spine and light foxing, o/wise very good. 19.8 x 13.5. 0733615252

10886
GLOUX, Hervé
VOILIERS DE PECHE DU XXe SIECLE
$25.00 AUD

Editions Du May.. Paris. c. 1992. 1st Ed., in Voiliers des Côtes de France series. 168 PP with b/w & colour photos by Michel Thersiquel. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 29 x 23.5. 2906450685

The traditional fishing craft of the coasts of France. The French fishing ports.

39144
GOADBY, Peter
BIG FISH AND BLUE WATER - Gamefishing in the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1972. 2nd revised edition of the 1970 original. (16), 334 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos), plus 12 pages with 23 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj (small chip). Damage to 2 photos on P.48 & 49 (not affecting text). Good. 25 x 18.5. 0207125856

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).

58691
LE GRAND, Yves
LA MESURE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE DES PROPRIETES OPTIQUES DE L'EAU DE MER
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. 1953. Bulletin No. 1020 - 20 January 1953. 6 PP, plus 1 plate with 2 b/w photos. Soft cover. Stamp of Hydrographic Office, Sydney, on front cover. Small chips. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.2.

16503
GRAY, William
CORAL REEFS AND ISLANDS, The Natural History of a Threatened Paradise
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. 192 PP with colour illust. (location maps, etchings, photos). Illustrated colour endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 22.5. 034059943X

Genesis of coral islands, living reef, life between the tides, island worlds (flora & fauna), human impact...

74704
GREENLAW, Linda
THE HUNGRY OCEAN - A Swordboat Captain's Journey
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1999. 1st UK edition. XIII, (3), 271 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map and 16 headpieces. Hard covers, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.3. 9780340728956

64875
GREY, Zane
TALES OF TAHITIAN WATERS
$100.00 AUD

Derrydale Press. Lyon, Miss. USA. 1991. Deluxe, leather-bound reprint of the original in a limited edition of 2500 hand numbered copies (No. 947/2500). Special Introduction and signed by Dr.Loren Grey, son of author Zane Grey. (4), VI, 303 PP, plus 52 pages with 47 b/w illustrations (2 watercolour and 45 photos). Fp: The Zane Grey Outfit at Flower Point Camp, Vairao, Tahiti. Endpapers with photos by the author. Leather bound, raised bands on spine, gilt decoration on covers, gilt title on front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Fine (mint condition). 27 x 19.5.

73840
GREY, Zane
TALES OF THE ANGLER'S ELDORADO NEW ZEALAND
$100.00 AUD

The Halcyon Press. Auckland. 1989. Reprint of the 1926 original. No. 5 in the "Sporting Heritage" series. Limited edition of 1000 numbered copies (No. 839). Introduction by Bryn Hammond. VIII, (2), 228 PP with 24 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces ...) by Frank Phares, plus 144 pages with b/w illustrations (16 drawings by Frank E. Phares and 138 photographs taken by the author). Cloth cover, gilt title and decoration on front cover a little faded and gilt title on spine. Dedicatory note on FFEP. A near fine copy. 27 x 19. 0908685467

71906
GRIER, Mary C. (compiler)
REFERENCES ON THE PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC OCEAN
$35.00 AUD

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

1227 entries.

32776
GROEN, Dr. P.
THE WATERS OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

D. Van Nostrand. London. 1967. 1st Ed. XIV, 328 PP with 25 tables and 140 figures (maps, graphs), plus 30 b/w plates and 4 charts (bathymetric, surface temperature, salinity & surface currents). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (small pieces missing). Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 15.5.

Exploration of the oceans, the water of the seas, ice in the seas, waves, ebb and flow, ocean currents, ...

16422
GROEN, P.
THE WATERS OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Van Nostrand Reinhold. London. 1969. Reprint of the 1967 original. XIV, 328 PP with 25 tables & 140 fig. (maps, graphs) in text, plus 24 pages with 31 b/w photos & 4 full-page charts (bathymetric, surface temperature, salinity & surface currents). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5.

Explorations of the oceans, the water of the seas, ice in the seas, waves, ebb and flow, ocean currents, ...

16549
GROSS, Meredith Grant
OCEANOGRAPHY, A View of the Earth
$20.00 AUD

Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1987. 4th Ed. XI, 406 PP with 308 illust. in text plus 16 pages with 50 colour plates. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0136296920

History, ocean basis, plate tectonics, ocean structure, circulation, biology, ...

41095
GROVES, Don
THE OCEANS - A Book of Questions and Answers
$10.00 AUD

John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1989. 3rd printing of the original. XV, (3), 203 PP with 5 tables and 62 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15. 0471607126

Facts and technical data on the world's oceans.

18409
GUEGUEN, Michel
LES PECHEURS BRETONS AU BON VIEUX TEMPS
$30.00 AUD

SPRL Sodium. Bruxelles. 1977. 1st Ed. 140 PP with illust. taken from postcards. Green cloth cover with colour vignette. Name of previous owner at top of title page, a little light foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 28 x 19.

The fishermen of Brittany, describing the type of fishing, the various vessels used & their family life, their solidarity.

16514
GUILLE, A., LABOUTE, P. & MENOU, J.L.
GUIDE DES ETOILES DE MER, OURSINS & AUTRES ECHINODERMES DU LAGON DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Handbook of the sea-stars, sea-urchins and related echinoderns of New-Caledonia lagoon
$85.00 AUD

Editions ORSTOM. Paris. 1986. 1st Ed. 238 PP with b/w or colour illust. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. French text. 27.8 x 21.8. 2709907488

The Echinoderns of the largest coral reefs of the world. Foreword, Introduction and abstracts in English.

62007
GUILLIAT, Richard
GENTLE GENIUS: Ron Allum and "Deepsea Challenger" (in The Weekend Australian Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

Nationwide News. Sydney. 2012. Issue 14-15 July 2012. 40 PP. Contains article pages 14 to 19 with 6 colourphotos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 25.

Ron Allum, and the builder of "Deepsea Challenger", used by James Cameron for his deep sea dive of 25th March 2012.

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

16490
HALL, Cyril
THE SEA AND ITS WONDERS
$10.00 AUD

Gresham. London. c.1930. 1st edition in The Gresham Library of Knowledge. 256 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 32 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt-engraved spine. Foxing, o/wise very good condition. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20 x 14.

Encompasses all the knowledge at the time: marine biology, geophysics, oceanography, meteorology, fishing, etc.. up to the disappearance of the five-masted barque, Danish training ship, Kobenhaven.

75067
HALLEGRAEFF, Gustaaf
PLANKTON - A Critical Creation
$35.00 AUD

School of Plant Science, University of Tasmania. Hobart. 2006. 1st Ed. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 34. 9781862952829

49442
HALSTEAD, Bruce W.
DANGEROUS MARINE ANIMALS
$10.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press. Cambridge, Maryland, USA. 1959. 1st Ed. XII, 146 PP with 88 figures (drawings, sketches and bw photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 23.5 x 16.

A handbook for skindivers, swimmers, physicians, first-aid workers, shell collectors, biologists, explorers, and everyone who works or plays in or on the seven seas. Dangerous marine animals that bite, sting, shock, and are non-edible.

32200
HAMAKER, H.C. & HARDON H.J.
THE SNELLIUS - EXPEDITION IN THE EASTERN PART OF THE NETHERLANDS EAST-INDIES 1929-1930 - Volume II (Part I, Chapters I & II)
$30.00 AUD

E. J. Brill. Leiden, Netherlands. 1941. 1st Ed. VIII, 56 PP with 26 figures, and 30 tables, plus 1 plate with 5 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 32 x 23.

Expedition on board the Willebrord Snellius. Volume II: Oceanographic results, Part I: Methods and instruments. Chapter I: The oceanographic instruments and the accuracy of the temperature observations. Chapter II: The determination of chlorine and oxygen content.

16573
HAQ, Bilal U. & MILLIMAN, John D. (editors)
MARINE GEOLOGY AND OCEANOGRAPHY OF ARABIAN SEA AND COASTAL PAKISTAN
$20.00 AUD

V.N.R. / Scientific and Academic Editions. New York. 1984. 1st Ed. VIII, 382 PP with 20 tables, 174 b/w figures & 1 plate with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27 x 19.5. 0442232160

74476
HARDY, Alister C.
THE OPEN SEA - ITS NATURAL HISTORY: The World of Plankton
$40.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1956. 1st edition in "The New Naturalist" series. : XV, 335 PP with 103 figures (300 line drawings & maps), plus 24 plates with 142 watercolour drawings by author, and 24 plates with 67 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing at head and foot of spine and in a protective sleeve. Slight ageing of paper. A very good clean copy. 22.2x 15.5.

Masterly study of the vast swarms of life inhabiting the world's oceans.

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.

42753
HARRIGAN, Stephen
WATER AND LIGHT - A Diver's Journey to a Coral Reef
$30.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1992. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 277 PP. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea and insets of Turks and Caicos Islands. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0395465583

Exploring the reef of Grand Turk island, studying its inhabitants...

70235
HARRINGTON, Julian (compiler)
An Oral History of the TASMANIAN SEAFOOD INDUSTRY - Volume 1: North Eastern Tasmania
$15.00 AUD

Tasmanian Seafood Industry Council. Hobart. c. 2012. 1st Ed. (2), 46 PP with 30 b/w and 18 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.6.

60586
HARVEY, Dr Mark S. & LONG, Dr John A.
RECORDS OF THE WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM - Volume 19, Part 4
$15.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 1999. Volume 19, Part 4, December 1999. P.365-472, (4 Contents Volume 19 & Index) with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Soft cover. Signature of previous owner and stamp on on title-page, o/wise near fine. 29.8 x 21.

22335
HASS, Hans
UNDER THE RED SEA
$15.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1953. November 1953 reprint. 208 PP with 2 maps, plus 48 pages with b/w photos. Fp: Hans Hass with his S.C.U.B.A. Blue cloth cover, chipped dust jacket. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Old tape marks on inside front and back cover, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.

22415
HASS, Hans
WE COME FROM THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

New York. 1959. Doubleday & Co. 1st US edition of the German original Wir Kommen aus dem Meer. 288 PP with 3 maps and 60 bw photos, plus 8 pages with colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed with a few small chips). Light foxing on inside of dust jacket. Paper ageing a little, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 15.5.

Adventure under the water and science in the sun.

56642
HASS, Hans
MEN AND SHARKS
$5.00 AUD

Jarrolds Publishers. London. 1955. 3rd reprint in January 1955 of the November 1954 UK original. VI, 7-232 PP, plus 32 pages with b/w photos. Fp: Dr. Hans Hass on the crater lake of Santorin. Cloth cover. Ex library copy with stamp on verso of title page and pocket on rear endpaper. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.

74502
HASS, Hans
CONQUEST OF THE UNDERWATER WORLD
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1975. 1st UK edition of the 1973 German original. 407 PP with 102 illustrations (45 in colour and 57 in b/w). Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing with foxing spots on outside edges. Dust jacket with closed tears and in a protective sleeve. Ver good. 24.2 x 17. 0715367137

20257
HAYWOOD, Martyn & WELLS, Sue
THE MANUAL OF MARINE INVERTEBRATES
$10.00 AUD

Tetra Press. Morris Plains, N.J., USA. 1989. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 300 colour photographs and illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 17. 03893560335

Selecting, maintaining and identifying a wide variety of tropical marine invertebrates suitable for the home aquarium.

16417
HEALEY, M. C. & WALLACE, R. R. (editors)
CANADIAN AQUATIC RESOURCES
$5.00 AUD

Dept. of Fisheries & Oceans. Ottawa. 1987. 1st Ed. VIII, 533 PP with b/w illust. (photos, tables, maps & figures). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.7 x 17. 0660124874

The contribution to the economy of Canada of its aquatic resources and some of their problems: acid rain, toxic contamination of rivers, salinisation of prairies ...

47281
HEALY, Anthony & YALDWYN, John
AUSTRALIAN CRUSTACEANS IN COLOUR
$10.00 AUD

A. H. & A. W. Reed. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 57 b/w figures, and 64 colour photos. Pictorial hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 17.5 x 18.5. 0589070738

41443
HEIRTZLER, J. R., & BALLARD, Robert D.
PROJECT FAMOUS - Where the Earth Turns Inside Out & Dive into the great Rift [in National Geographic Magazine]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1975. Volume 147, No. 5, May 1975. Contains articles P. 586 to 615 with colour images and photos by Emory Kristof. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

FAMOUS = French-American Mid-Ocean Undersea Studies. Man's first voyages down to the mid-Atlantic ridge.

44408
HICKLING, C. F. & BROWN, Peter Lancaster
THE SEAS AND OCEANS in Colour
$25.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1973. 1st Ed. X, 249 with 94 figures (18 b/w and 76 in colour). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Old watermarks at top of spine of covers and dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 18.7 x 12. 713706465

49890
HIGHLEY, E. & STARK, A. E.
THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT AND TRAWLING TESTS OF F.V. SOUTHERN ENDEAVOUR
$10.00 AUD

CSIRO. Melbourne. 1968. 1st Ed. Technical Paper No. 27, Division of Fisheries and Oceanography. 35 PP with 3 figures (2 maps and 5 b/w photos), and tables between pages 9 and 35. Soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.7.

51450
HILL, M. N. (editor)
THE SEA. Ideas and Observations on Progress in the Study of the Seas. Volume 2: The Composition of Sea-Water. Comparative and Descriptive Oceanography
$40.00 AUD

Interscience Publishers. New York. 1963. 1st Ed. XV, 554 PP with tables and figures (drawings, graphs, maps, b/w photos). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in at rear of book. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper, and stamp of Ingleton Catalogue and No. (13260) on rear endpaper. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.

19800
HINTON, A. G.
SHELLS OF NEW GUINEA AND THE CENTRAL INDO-PACIFIC
$20.00 AUD

Robert Brown and Assoviates / Jacaranda Press. Port Moresby / Brisbane. 1972. 1st Ed. XVI, 94 PP with 6 figures, 2 maps & 44 colour plates on full-page. FEP: Map of Central Western Pacific. REP: Map of Papua New Guinea. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26 x 19.8. 0701681144

50706
HISARD, Philippe
MISE EN EVIDENCE DU CONTRE-COURANT EQUATORIAL DANS L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE ET L'OCEAN ATLANTIQUE AU COURS DE LA PREMIERE MOITIE DU XIXe SIECLE
$20.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Paris. 1993. Volume 19, Fascicule , in Océanis (série de documents océanographiques). (4), 68 PP with 12 b/w figures. Soft cover. Dedicatory note at top of title page dated and signed by the author. French text ( English abstract on page 2). Fine. 29.5 x 21.

The first observations of Pacific and Atlantic Equatorial Countercurrents during the early nineteenth century. Russian explorers: Krusenstern, Kotzebue, Lütke. French explorers: Freycinet, Duperrey. British explorers: Beechey, Hunter. American Explorer: Wilkes...

50707
HISARD, Philippe
MISE EN EVIDENCE DU CONTRE-COURANT EQUATORIAL DANS L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE ET L'OCEAN ATLANTIQUE AU COURS DE LA PREMIERE MOITIE DU XIXe SIECLE
$20.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Paris. 1993. Volume 19 (1993), Fascicule 1, in Océanis (série de documents océanographiques). (4), 68 PP with 12 b/w figures. Soft cover. Dedicatory note at top of title page dated and signed by the author. French text ( English abstract on page 2). Fine. 29.5 x 21.

The first observations of Pacific and Atlantic Equatorial Countercurrents during the early nineteenth century. Russian explorers: Krusenstern, Kotzebue, Lütke. French explorers: Freycinet, Duperrey. British explorers: Beechey, Hunter. American Explorer: Wilkes...

75248
HODSON, A.
INTRODUCTION TO TRAWLING
$20.00 AUD

Fishing News (Books) Ltd. London. 1964 Revised edition of the 1948 original. (6), 78 PP with 37 b/w illustrations (4 sketches and 33 photos), plus 3 folded plates with 5 illustrations of a "North Sea Trawl". Fp: Compass Rose. Stiff covers a little soiled and dust jacket with some wear and soiling. Name of previous owner at top of half-title page and a few hand-written relevant notes on last page. Very good. 21.6 x 14.

42013
HOLLIDAY, Les
OCEAN LIFE
$10.00 AUD

The Book Company. London. 1991. 1st Ed., in the Nature Library series. 62 PP with 200 colour photos. Title page: A Nassau grouper. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 23.5. 0862838312

22776
HOLLIDAY, Les & WOOD, Dr. Elizabeth
CORAL REEFS
$15.00 AUD

Salamander Books. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 204 PP with colour illust. (drawings, maps, photos). Title page: An Indo-Pacific coral reef thronging with golden jewelfish. Half title page: A grey angelfish (Pomacanthus arcuatus) in the Caribbean Sea. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 30.5 x 22. 0861014634

A global view by a diver and aquarist. Form and function of coral polyps, communities of life forms sustained... Discovery of the reefs of the world (Caribbean, Maldives, Red Sea, Great Barrier Reef of Australia and the Hawaiian Islands).

42416
HOOK, Patrick
THE WORLD OF SEASHELLS - A fully illustrated Guide to these fascinating gifts from the Ocean
$15.00 AUD

Gramercy Books. New York. 1998. 1st US edition. 128 PP with over 120 colour photographs (75 of them plates with details). Fp: Triton shell. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 051716132X

16379
HORSFIELD, Brenda & STONE, Peter Bennett
THE GREAT OCEAN BUSINESS
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1972. 1st Ed. X, P.11 to 360 with 74 figures (sketches, maps, diagrams) in text plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, pict. dj. A little light foxing, o/wise very good. 24 x 16. 0340129883

Our planet, its earthquakes & volcanoes. The jigsaw of continents and ocean floors with abyssal plains, trenches, submarine peaks, etc...

16436
HORSMAN, Paul V.
THE SEAFARER'S GUIDE TO MARINE LIFE
$10.00 AUD

Croom Helm. London. 1985. 1st Ed. XIV, 257 PP with 4 tables, 77 figures, 14 bw plates and 160 distribution maps in text plus 24 pages with 64 colour plates. Eps: Organigram of the biosphere (the living world). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0709937156

Animals and plants, species and phenomenon of marine life - fouling species for the seafarer - marine conservation - pollution.

30815
HOUOT, Georges & WILLM, Pierre
TWO THOUSAND FATHOMS DOWN
$5.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton & Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1955. 1st UK Ed. 256 PP with 8 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 2/6 bw photos. Eps: Cutaway drawing of the F.N.R.S. 3. Cloth cover (marked and worn). Some foxing. Good reading copy. Image shows the endpapers. 22.2 x 14.5.

The dives of the Bathyscaphe, first independent deep-water submarine to descend deeper than William Beebe and Otis Barton.

17725
HOUOT, Lt. Cmdr. G.S.
FOUR YEARS OF DIVING TO THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXIII, No.5, 1958)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1958. Volume CXIII, No.5, May, 1958. Contains article between P.715 and 731 with bw & colour illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.

Globe-eyed sharks, fish with stilts, undersea deserts, avalanches, powerful currents... Story of the French bathyscaphe pilot and his trips to the black abyss...

49606
HOUOT, Lt. Comdr. Georges S.
DEEP DIVING BY BATHYSCAPHE OFF JAPAN (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 117, No.1, 1960)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1960. Volume 117, No.1, January 1960. Contains article between P.138 and 150 with 5 bw & 8 colour illustrations (1 map, 1 plan & 6 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.

73694
HUGHES, Roland (Edit.)
AUSTRALIA'S UNDERWATER WILDERNESS
$30.00 AUD

Weldons Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 264 PP with colour illust. (maps, photos,...). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.5 x 24.5. 0949708240

Nature of the seas surrounding Australia, invertebrates, fishes, coral world, coastal fringes, ocean depths... underwater discovery (recreational).

36355
HULL, Seabrook
THE BOUNTIFUL SEA
$15.00 AUD

Sidgwick and Jackson. London. 1966. 1st UK Ed. XII, 340 PP with 3 maps and 116 b/w illust. (artist's conceptions, sketches and photos). Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Label of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. 23.2 x 15.5.

73838
HUMANN, Paul & DELOACH, Ned
REEF CREATURE IDENTIFICATION: FLORIDA - CARIBBEAN - BAHAMAS
$30.00 AUD

New World Publications. Jacksonville, FL. 1992. 1st printing. 320, (8 index & 16 "personal record of sightings") PP with 134 figures (drawings and sketches) and 467 colour illustrations (1 sketch map and 466 photos). Laminated pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. Name of previous owner at top of title page and on top outside edge. Very good copy. 22.8 x 15.7. 9781878348012

73839
HUMANN, Paul & DELOACH, Ned
REEF FISH IDENTIFICATION: FLORIDA - CARIBBEAN - BAHAMAS
$30.00 AUD

New World Publications. Jacksonville, FL. 1989. 1st printing. 267, (5 index & 16 "personal record of sightings") PP with hundreds of figures (drawings and sketches) and 347 colour illustrations (1 sketch map and 346 photos). Laminated pictorial stiff covers, spiral bound. Name of previous owner at top of title page and on outside top edge. Very good copy. 22.8 x 15.7. 9781878348012

50291
HUNGERFORD, Rodger
HOW TO CATCH 100 FISH
$10.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1988. Reprint of the 1981 original. 72 PP with b/w illustrations (99 drawing of fishes, and of recommended rig). Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 13.6 x 21. 0730101460

31766
HUTCHINS, Barry & SWAINSTON, Roger
SEA FISHES OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA - Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers
$30.00 AUD

Swainston Publishing. Perth. 1995. Reprint of the 1986 original. 180 PP with 3 b/w figures including 1 map and 48 pages with some 1000 colour illust. Pictorial card cover. A crease at lower corner of back cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 1862526613

Over 700 species covered. Dangerous fishes and first aid. Fish deformities and parasites...

72105
HUTCHINS, Barry & SWAINSTON, Roger
SEA FISHES OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA - Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers
$35.00 AUD

Swainston Publishing. Perth. 1986. 1st edition. 180 PP with 3 b/w figures including 1 map and 48 pages with some 1000 colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 1862526613

Over 700 species covered. Dangerous fishes and first aid. Fish deformities and parasites...

58690
HUVE, P.
BIOLOGIE DE L'HYDRAIRE HYPSOROPHUS QUADRATUS (Forbes) 1848 RN MEDITERRANEE OCCIDENTALE
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Monaco. 1953. Bulletin No. 1019 - 6 January 1953. 12 PP with 2 tables. Soft cover. Stamp of Hydrographic Office, Sydney, on front cover. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.2

22422
IDYLL, C.P.
THE SEA AGAINST HUNGER
$10.00 AUD

Apollo Editions. New York. 1978. New & updated edition of the 1970 original. XII, (2), 222 PP with bw illust. (figures, maps, photos...). Pict. card cover (rubbed). Light insect damage on half title page, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 15.2. 0815204221

Food production in the sea, harvest of plankton & seaweed...

55871
IDYLL, C.P.
ABYSS, The Deep Sea and the Creatures That Live in It
$10.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1965. 1st UK Ed. XXX, 396 PP with 118 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and slightly rubbed. Light foxing on top edges, o/w very good copy. 21.5 x 15.

61758
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DE LA MER
LA REVUE MARITIME - No. 440 - Un Demi-Siècle d' Océanologie ORSTOM dans le Pacifique Sud
$20.00 AUD

Institut Français de la Mer. Paris. 1995. No 440, 4th quarter, 1995. Includes articles by Jacques DANIEL, René GRANDPERRIN, Christian HENIN & Francis ROUGERIE, from P. 64 to 105 with b/w illustrations (1 map and 15 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.

50 years of Oceanography in the South Pacific.

54911
JACKSON, Stephen
AUSTRALIAN FISHES: illustrations by Walter Stackpool (in Signals No. 56)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2001. No. 56, September-November 2001. 36 PP, containing article pages 6 & 7 with 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Walter Stackpool paintings) . Fine. 29.8 x 21.

72224
JAMESON, John & Al.
AUSTRALIAN SQUID FISHERY - Resource, Gear and Methods - Fisheries Report No.29
$10.00 AUD

Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1980. 1st Ed. Department of Primary Industry. III, 16 PP with b/w illustrations (4 diagrams & 3 photos). Stiff covers, drawing and title on front cover. Near fine. 25 x 17.3. 0642047197

54587
JAPANESE HYDROGRAPHIC OFFICE
ON THE MARINE GEOLOGY OF BEACH EROSION IN OMORI-HAMA VICINITY, HAKODATE CITY (in The Bulletin of the Japanese Hydrographic Office - Pub. No. 943, Volume XIII, Part I & II)
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Safety Board. Tokyo. 1956, 1959 . Part I (1956): 216 PP with 175 tables and 211 figures, plus folded plates and 20 pages with 74 b/w photos. Japanese text (caption of figures in Japanese and English). Part II (1959): Preface by Dr. Kanji Suda. Foreword by Dr. Ryoshichi Komukai. (8), IV, II, 217- 582 PP with 117 tables and 261 figure, plus folded plates and 10 pages with 34 b/w photos. Japanese text (caption of figures in Japanese and English). English text between P.434 and 582. A 3 page errata loosely inserted. Stiff covers. Very good set. 25.5 x 19.

46776
JARRY, Jean
L' AVENTURE DES BATHYSCAPHES. Marins, Ingénieurs et Savants au plus profond des mers
$25.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 1 cut away of Archimède, 8 sketch plans, and over 90 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.6. 2914622228

Deep sea diving: Archimède, FNRS 3, Trieste...

33074
JOANNOT, Pascale
LA CITE DE CORAIL
$20.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 1995. 1st Ed., No. 3 in the Faune & Llore series. 56 PP with 15 drawings by Yannick Le-Bars, and 25 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 15 x 10.8. 2481700119

Coral City, or the biology of corals.

60355
JOANNOT, Pascale
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - TERRE DE CORAIL
$60.00 AUD

Editions Maison de la Nouvelle-Calédonie / Solaris. Paris. 2008. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Joël Viratelle. 123, (3) PP with 3 b/w and hundreds of colour illustrations (drawings, sketches, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. The 24 pages booklet "New Caledonia - Land of Coral" of the travelling exhibition, loosely inserted. New. 24 x 21. 9782953049121

64060
JOANNOT, Pascale
NEW CALEDONIA: "LAND OF CORAL"
$10.00 AUD

Editions Maison de la Nouvelle-Calédonie / Solaris. Paris. 2010. Catalogue edited by Joël Viratelle. 24 PP with 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15.

Catalogue of a travelling exhibition held in 2010, the year of Biodiversity.

69448
JOHNSON, Ronnie
TARBERT LOCHFYNE - The Story of the Fishermen
$15.00 AUD

Ann Thomas Gallery. Tarbert, Argyll, UK. 1980. 1st Ed. (6), 41 PP with 43 b/w illustrations (1 map, and 42 illustrations by Ann Thomas). Soft cover, pictorial front. Near fine. 20.8 x 15.

50267
JOHNSTON, W. Ross (editor)
COMMEMORATIVE ISSUE FOR THE JAMES COOK BI-CENTENARY (in Queensland Heritage)
$30.00 AUD

Library Board of Queensland. Brisbane. 1970. Volume 2, No. 2, May 1970. 32 PP for 5 articles with 1 map of the Queensland coast, 8 colour illustrations and 9 b/w photos.. Soft cover. Near fine. 30.2 x 24.5.

Observations upon animals made by the naturalists of the Endeavour, by G. B. Sharman. Time and Captain Cook, by R. B. Joyce. The Gogo-Yimidjir People and the Endeavour by F. P. Woolston. The Endeavour River and Cooktown, by S.E. Stephens...

37801
JUNGER, Sebastian
THE PERFECT STORM - A True Story of Men Against the Sea
$5.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. c. 2001. 7th printing of the 1997 original. XII, 227 PP with 1 map on double page. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.7. 039304016X

43342
JUNGER, Sebastian
THE PERFECT STORM - A True Story of Men Against the Sea
$5.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. c. 1999. 5th printing of the 1997 original. XII, 227 PP with 1 map on double page. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.7. 039304016X

69601
JUNGER, Sebastian
THE PERFECT STORM - A True Story of Men Against the Sea
$5.00 AUD

Fourth Estate. London. 1998. 1st paperback edition of the 1997 original. XII, 227, (1) PP with 1 map on double page and 13 headpieces. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.6 x 12.7. 1857027302

16531
KAHARL, Victoria A.
WATER BABY
$10.00 AUD

OUP. New York. 1990. 1st Ed. XII, 356 PP plus 32 pages with b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0195061918

Deep-sea exploration with Alvin, the world's first deep-diving submarine.

55473
KAILIS, Alex (editor)
BLACK ELIXIR
$10.00 AUD

Kailis. Perth. c. 2007. 1st Ed. No pagination, 12 PP with colour photos (5 with models and 11 with Pearls). Price list with 11 jewels loosely inserted. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21.

Promotional catalogue of the Kailis black pearls.

55474
KAILIS, Alex (editor)
KAILISSIMA
$15.00 AUD

Kailis. Perth. c. 2006. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 3 b/w photos on double page and colour photos (3 with models and 11 with Pearls). Price list with 11 jewels loosely inserted. Soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.

55475
KAILIS, Alex (editor)
INTRODUCING THE KAILIS VERSATILITY STRAND
$15.00 AUD

Kailis. Perth. c. 2007. 1st Ed. No pagination, 12 PP with colour photos (3 with models and 3 with Pearls). Soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

63856
KAILIS, Patricia
Profile - PATRICIA KAILIS: Pioneer Doctor, Pearl Jeweller (in The Australian WISH)
$5.00 AUD

The Australian Wish / Nationwide News Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2013. Issue 12 / 2013. Edited by David Meagher. 112 PP. Contains article pages 21 & 22 with 1 colour photo. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33 x 27

71719
KAILOLA, P.J. et al..
AUSTRALIAN FISHERIES RESOURCES
$40.00 AUD

Bureau of Resource Sciences. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. X, 422 PP with distribution maps, graphs, drawings & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Errata slips and stickers, loosely inserted. Near fine. 34.5 x 25.5. 9780642188762

Covering Australia & its dependencies: molluscs, crustaceans, echinoderms, elasmobranchs & teleosts, together with, for each specie/fishery: distribution, life history, stock, commercial fishery & recreational. A most comprehensive & beautifully presented book.

16443
KAY, Gordon
THE TROPICAL MARINE FISH SURVIVAL MANUAL, A Comprehensive Family-by-Family Guide to Keeping Tropical Marine Aquarium Fish
$15.00 AUD

New Burlington Books. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. (distribution maps, photos, ..). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 20. 1853488100

Directory of 33 fish families, covering 109 different species. Trouble-shooting section for diagnosing and treating common diseases.

73405
KEARNEY, Bob
FISHING IN THE GOOD OLD DAYS - Was it really better?
$45.00 AUD

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

42522
KENNEDY, T. F.
FISHERMEN OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS
$10.00 AUD

Reed Education. Wellington. 1974. Reprint of the revised edition of 1972 (original of 1962). 48 PP with line illustrations by Conrad Frieboe, and b/w photos by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.7. 0589046594

Fish, fishermen and fishing methods.

51062
KENNY, Ian
FISHING OUR WAY
$20.00 AUD

Ian Kenny. Norfolk Island. 1995. 1st Ed. 60 PP with b/w illustrations (5 maps, 4 drawings and 52 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0646261991

Fishing experiences around Norfolk Island, New Zealand, Canada & Pitcairn Island.

73223
KENNY, Ian
FISHING OUR WAY
$30.00 AUD

Ian Kenny. Norfolk Island. 1995. 1st Ed. 60 PP with b/w illustrations (5 maps, 4 drawings and 52 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0646261991

Fishing experiences around Norfolk Island, New Zealand, Canada & Pitcairn Island.

73224
KENNY, Ian
HOOKED BY THE SEA
$40.00 AUD

Ian Kenny. Norfolk Island. 1999. 1st Ed. 139 PP with b/w illustrations (1 sketch map, 4 drawings and 138 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0646386034

Experiences at sea: Norfolk Island, Pitcairn Island, New Zealand ... Diving: recrational, fishing, salvage ... Whaling experiences in New Zealand (Tory Channel) and Norfolk island.

64784
KERR, Garry
CRAFT AND CRAFTSMEN OF AUSTRALIAN FISHING 1870-1970 - An Illustrated Oral History
$80.00 AUD

Main'sl Books. Portland, Vic. 1985. 1st Ed. 261 PP with 24 plans & around 250 photos. FEP: Sail plan of fishing ketch "Myrtle Burgess". REP: Sail plan of "Elsie Jargen". Hard cover in simile leather, with a near fine dust jacket. An otherwise fine copy of a scarce book. 25 x 18.5. 0949583553

75630
KERR, Garry
CRAFT AND CRAFTSMEN OF AUSTRALIAN FISHING 1870-1970 - An illustrated oral history
$50.00 AUD

Main'sl Books. Portland, Vic. 1993. Reprint of 1985 original. 261 PP with 24 plans & around 250 b/w photos. FEP: Sail plan of fishing ketch "Myrtle Burgess". REP: Sail plan of "Elsie Jargen". Pictorial soft covers. Crease at top corner of back cover and top of front cover a little bumped, spine lightly sunned, otherwise contents are near fine. 24.2 x 17.5. 0949583553

The evolution of Australian fishing craft: cray fishing ketches and yawls, pearling luggers, oyster cutters, couta boats ...

66366
KIDSON, Edward
AUSTRALASIAN ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1911-14 - SCIENTIFIC REPORTS - SERIES B, VOL. VI - METEOROLOGY: Discussions of Observations at Adélie Land, Queen Mary Land and Macquarie Island
$35.00 AUD

Thomas Henry Tennant, Government Printer. Sydney. 1946. 1st Ed. Preface by Douglas Mawson. 121 PP with 1 b/w photo (portrait of Edward Kidson), 30 figures and 65 tables. Soft covers with a few chips and small pieces missing around edges. First few pages dog-eared at bottom, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 24.

Expedition under the Leadership of Sir Douglas Mawson.

55944
KIPLING, Rudyard
CAPTAINS COURAGEOUS
$5.00 AUD

Airmont Books. New York. 1986. Reprint of the 1963 paperback edition. No. CL27, in the Airmont Classics series. Introduction by Lucy Mabry Fitzpatrick. 189, (3) PP. Paperback. Slight ageing of paper. Offsetting of the inside covers. Very good. 18 x 10.5. 0804900272

55329
KIRA, Tetsuaki
SHELLS OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC IN COLOR - Volume I
$30.00 AUD

Hoikusha. Osaka. 1968. Reprint of the 1965 revised edition (original English edition of 1962). (9), 225 PP with 2 pages of figures & 2 maps, plus 72 plates with 1270 colour photos. Illustrated frontispiece and endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj with a few chips/repaired closed tears and old sellotape marks. Old tape marks on free fly of both endpapers. Contents clean and near fine. 26 x 18.5.

English text edition of Shells of Japan, Volume I: Polyplacophora, gastropoda, scaphopoda, pelecypoda & cephalopoda.

59175
KIRKORIAN, Christine
TAHIZEA - Perles de Culture de Tahiti
$15.00 AUD

Pearl Design. Papeete. 2006. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 9 colour photos and 49 photos of jewels by Andrey Bronnikov & Pierre Nicou. Soft cover. Text in French and English. Fine. 23 x 19.5.

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.

33652
KONCZAK, V.
LES POISSONS DE TAHITI / THE FISHES OF TAHITI - Volume 1
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. c. 1995. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 68 colour photos by Daniel Pardon. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228065

60460
KONCZAK, V.
LES POISSONS DE TAHITI / THE FISHES OF TAHITI - Volume 1
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Promotion Tahiti. Papeete. 2006. New edition. 44 PP with 68 colour photos by Daniel Pardon. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 2911228065

49910
KRAGHT, Peter E.
METEOROLOGY WORKBOOK WITH PROBLEMS
$10.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. VIII, 148 PP with 8 weather maps and 141 figures, plus 4 pages with 19 b/w photos. Soft cover. Head of spine worn on 6 centimetres. Covers lightly soiled. Very good. 28 x 21.5.

62626
KUHN, Ferdinand
THE YANKEE SAILOR WHO OPENED JAPAN (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1953. Volume 104, No.1, July 1953. Contains article between P. 85 and 102 with 1 map and 14 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

Commodore Perry and his black ships ...

16513
LABOUTE, P. & MAGNIER, Y.
GUIDE SOUS-MARIN DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE
$30.00 AUD

Edit. du Pacifique. Papeete. 1978. 1st Ed. 162 PP with 229 colour photos (212 of them for different species: from algae to turtles). Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Very good. 18.8 x 13.4. 2857001010

Some of the seascapes and the marine organisms found in the lagoon of New Caledonia.

50625
LABOUTE, P. & MAGNIER, Y.
GUIDE SOUS-MARIN DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE
$30.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1983. 2nd edition of the 1978 original. 162 PP with 229 colour photos (212 of different species, from algae to turtles). Pictorial laminated boards. Very good. French text. 18.8 x 13.4. 2857001592

Some of the seascapes and the marine organisms found in the lagoon of New Caledonia.

16572
LABOUTE, P. FEUGA, M. & GRANDPERRIN, R.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, LE PLUS BEAU LAGON DU MONDE
$100.00 AUD

Edition Alizés. Nouméa. 1991. 1st Ed. 272 PP with maps & colour photos. Ep: Gorgones & Crinoïdes. Hard cover, pict. dj. Beautifully presented in a pictorial box containing 16 large colour posters (format 30 x 44cm). Near fine. French text. 29.3 x 21.5. 2950578403

New Caledonia is almost completely surrounded by a barrier reef inside of which is one of the biggest & most beautiful lagoons in the world: fauna, flora & underwater world (coral, fishes, shells...). 7 page glossary and scientific/common names.

11039
LABOUTE, P., FEUGA, M., & GRANDPERRIN, R.
NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - LE PLUS BEAU LAGON DU MONDE
$55.00 AUD

Editions des Alizes. Nouméa. 1991. 1st Ed. 272 PP with maps & colour photos. Eps: Gorgones & Crinoïdes. Hard cover, dj. Fine. French text. 29.3 x 21.5. 2950578403

New Caledonia is almost completely surrounded by a barrier reef inside of which is one of the biggest & most beautiful lagoons in the world: fauna, flora & underwater world (coral, fishes, shells...). 7 pages glossary and scientific/common names.

16512
LABOUTE, P., MAGNIER, Y.
UNDERWATER GUIDE TO NEW CALEDONIA
$25.00 AUD

Editions du Pacifique. Papeete. 1979. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 171 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards a little rubbed around edges. Signature on FFEP, o/wise very good. 18.7 x 13.2. 2857001029

Descriptions of the most representative types of flora & fauna found amongst the swamps, mangroves, coral reefs, ... of New Caledonia.

47551
LABOUTE, Pierre & RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand
LAGONS ET RECIFS DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$50.00 AUD

Editions Catherine Ledru / IRD. Nouméa. 2004. 1st Ed. 520 PP with 1 b/w photo, 3 colour maps and 2200 colour photos. Title spread: Annella Mollis. Eps: Coral. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 29.2 x 23.1. 9782950578471

Some 1600 species described.

73273
LABOUTE, Pierre & RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand
LAGONS ET RECIFS DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$70.00 AUD

Editions Catherine Ledru / IRD. Nouméa. 2004. 1st Ed. 520 PP with 1 b/w photo, 3 colour maps and 2200 colour photos. Title spread: Annella Mollis. Eps: Coral. Pictorial laminated boards. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by Pierre Laboute, co-author. 3 sets of pages (210/211, 258/259 & 398/399) with slight damage affecting 5 photos and a few words, o/wise near fine. French text. 29.2 x 23.1. 9782950578471

Some 1600 species described.

55430
LACOMBE, Henri, COPIN-MONTEGUT, Claire & Gérard, PERES, Jean-Marie ...
LA MER ET LE MILIEU MARIN (in Science et Vie, No. Special Issue No. 115)
$5.00 AUD

Excelsior Publications / Science et Vie. Paris. 1976. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). French text. Very good. 24 x 17.

52993
LACROIX, Louis
LES ECRASEURS DE CRABES SUR LES DERNIERS VOILIERS CABOTEURS
$50.00 AUD

Aux Portes du Large. Nantes. 1947. 1st Ed. Preface by Captain A. Marchandeau. 348, XXXVI (annex & contents) PP with 2 maps in text, plus 1 folded plan (line drawings of a brick nantais) , 2 folded maps (Ras de Sein & Chenal du Four) and 82 Pages with 166 b/w illustrations (plans, charts, drawings, photos). Soft cover, pictorial front. Pages mostly uncut and unopened. French text. Ageing of paper. Very good. 25.2 x 16.

Comprehensive history of the fishing industry and the last trading coastal sailing ships: France and Europe (UK, Finland...), Mediterranean Sea (Gibraltar to Near East). South west Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Mauritius, Bourbon (La Réunion).

42273
LAGLER, Karl F., BARDACH, John E. & MILLER, Robert R.
ICHTHYOLOGY
$25.00 AUD

John Wiley and Sons, Inc. New York. 1962. 1st Ed. XIII, 545 PP with tables and 181 b/w illustrations by William L. Brudon. Fp: A Rayfin (yellow perch, Perca flavescens). Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket lightly rubbed and with a repaired closed tear. A near fine copy. 23.6 x 15.5.

48182
LAMBERT, David
LES OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Rouge et Or. Paris. 1980. 1st French edition translated from the 1979 English original The Oceans by Philippe Kellerson & Dominique Versini. 93 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, drawings, engravings, maps and photos). Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Near fine. 32.3 x 23.7. 2261006772

71864
LAST, P. R., SCOTT, E. O. G. & TALBOT, F. H.
FISHES OF TASMANIA
$120.00 AUD

T.F.D.A./Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority. Hobart. 1983. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. T. G. Dix. VIII, 563 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 profile "Zones of the Sea", drawings, sketches, artworks and photos). Illustrated cloth cover with pictorial dust jacket. Jacket has a few small chips/rubs and a lightly sunned spine and is in a protective sleeve. An otherwise fine copy of a scarce item. 25.5 x 18. 0724611266

16388
LAUBITZ, D.R., SUTHERLAND, I. & SHARMA, Nishi
BIBLIOGRAPHIA INVERTEBRATORUM AQUATICORUM CANADENSIUM, Volume 1, Index Generum
$15.00 AUD

National Museums of Canada. Ottawa. 1983. 1st Ed. V, 56 PP. Eps: Maps. Pict. soft cover, spiral bound, corners slightly bumped, o/wise very good. Oblong: 21.6 x 28. 0662112725

40193
LAUGHLIN, Greg
THE USER'S GUIDE TO THE AUSTRALIAN COAST
$25.00 AUD

New Holland. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. X, 213 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations (graphics and Artwork by Jeremy Mears). Fp: Sea and sky. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 29.8 x 21.5. 0730105156

A practical guide to our currents, tides, waves, winds and weather for everyone who sails, fishes, hang-glides, surfs - or just sits on the beach.

13242
LAURENT, D., BOURDY, G....
LA GRATTE OU CIGUATERA, Ses Remèdes Traditionnels dans le Pacifique Sud
$20.00 AUD

ORSTOM. Paris. 1993. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 43 illust., plus 10 pages with 20 colour photos of plants & 16 colour photos of fishes. French text. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 15. 270991171X

Study of the ciguatera or fish poisoning and the traditional cures found in the South Pacific. List of fishes and list of plants.

52169
LAURENT, D., YEETING, Being, LABROSSE, Pierre, GAUDECHOUX, Jean-Paul.
CIGUATERA: Field Reference Guide / Un Guide Pratique
$35.00 AUD

IRD/Secretariat of the Pacific Community. Nouméa. 2005. 1st Ed. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French and English text. New. 22 x 22. 9820001161

16464
LAWLER, Clarrie
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF - Australia's Marine Wonderland
$10.00 AUD

Australian Universities Press. Sydney. 1982. Reprint of the 1974 original. 80 PP with colour photos by Walter Deas and Ben Cropp. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 28.5 x 21.2. 0724900012

Coral backbone of the reef, fishes & shells, spike & claw (on the underworld of the reef), birds & bushes of the islands of the Great Barrier Reef.

35163
LAWLER, Clarrie
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF - Australia's Marine Wonderland
$15.00 AUD

Sydney. 1974. Australian Universities Press. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour photos by Walter Deas and Ben Cropp. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing on prelims and inside of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 22. 0724900012

Coral backbone of the reef, fishes & shells, spike & claw (on the underworld of the reef), birds & bushes of the islands of the Great Barrier Reef.

63756
LAWRENCE, Bonnie S., HILL, Carolina E. (editors)
RESTLESS EARTH
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1997. Deluxe edition. Foreword by H. J. de Blij & Richard S. Williams, Jr. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, diagrams, maps & photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt device (erupting volcano) on front board, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Foxing spots on free fly of endpapers and first and last leaves. Near fine. 28.3 x 24.2. 0792270061

Our living earth, by Richard Lipkin. Severe Storms, by Jeff Rosenfeld. ... Climatic Shifts, by Michael H. Glantz.

73480
LAWRENCE, Bonnie S., HILL, Carolina E. (editors)
RESTLESS EARTH
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1997. 1st trade edition. Foreword by H. J. de Blij & Richard S. Williams, Jr. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, diagrams, maps & photos). Hard cover, device in blind (erupting volcano) on front board, gilt title on spine. Spine with light bump at head and foot. Fine. 28.3 x 24.2. 0792270266

Our living earth, by Richard Lipkin. Severe Storms, by Jeff Rosenfeld. ... Climatic Shifts, by Michael H. Glantz.

57049
LAZARUS, Sarah
TROUBLED WATERS - The Changing Fortunes of Whales and Dolphins
$20.00 AUD

CSIRO. Melbourne. 2006. 1st Australian edition of the 2006 UK original. VI, 210 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 10 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.5 x 13.5. 0643093893

56848
LEBLIC, Isabelle
VIVRE DE LA MER, VIVRE AVEC LA TERRE... EN PAYS KANAK. Savoirs et Techniques des Pêcheurs Kanak du sud de la Nouvelle-Calédonie
$80.00 AUD

Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2008. 1st Ed. No.1 in Collection Travaux & Documents Océanistes. 283, (3) PP with 16 figures, 19 tables, and 685 b/w or colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27.6 x 18. 2854300114

22418
LEIP, Hans
THE GULF STREAM STORY
$10.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1957. 1st English edition translated from the German original Der Gross Fluss Im Meer. 223 PP with 5 maps, plus 16 pages with 22 bw illust. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.7 x 14.

Story of the Gulf Stream, and history of both sides of the North Atlantic Ocean.

33848
LEVI, Claude (editor)
SPONGES OF THE NEW CALEDONIAN LAGOON
$80.00 AUD

Editions de l' Orstom. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed., No. XXXIII, in Collection Faune et Flore Tropicales. 214 PP with 51 b/w and 126 colour photos by Pierre Laboute, Georges Bargibant & Jean-Louis Menou. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. Oblong: 21.7 x 27.7. 2709913542

The role of sponges in coral reefs. Sponge diversity, distribution and biogeography... most comprehensive.

20369
LEVINE, Joseph S.
UNDERSEA LIFE
$20.00 AUD

Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Publishers. New York. 1985. 1st Ed. 222, (2) PP with over 150 colour underwater photographs by Jeffrey L. Rotman. Fp: Epilobus, the sling-jawed wrasse. Eps: Stinging cells of the colonial anemones. Hard cover, blind stamp (starfish) on front cover, dj. Very good. 25.3 x 25.3. 0941434702

39072
LIESKE, E. & MYERS, R.F.
GUIDE DES POISSONS DES RECIFS CORALLIENS - Région Caraïbe, Océan Indien, Océan Pacifique, Mer Rouge
$30.00 AUD

Delachaux et Niestlé. Lausanne. 1995. 1st French edition of the 1994 original Collins Pocket Guide to Coral Fishes, Indo-Pacific and Caribbean. Edited in Les Guides du Naturaliste and adapted by Y. Bouchon-Navaro. 400 PP with 175 plates for over 2500 colour drawings. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. French text. 19.5 x 12. 2603009826

2074 species.

42252
LIMBURG, Peter R. & SWEENEY, James B.
VESSELS FOR UNDERWATER EXPLORATION
$20.00 AUD

Crown Publishers. New York. 1973. 2nd Ed. (6), 154 PP with 105 b/w illust. (engravings, paintings, photos, sketch plans...). Fp: Research Submarine Deep Quest. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0517505347

Oceanographic submersibles since prehistoric time: underwater breathing contraptions to diving bells, and submarines.

41339
LINK, Edwin A. & STENUIT, Robert
OUTPOST UNDER THE OCEAN & THE DEEPEST DAYS (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 127, No.4, 1965)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1965. Volume 127, No.4, April 1965. Contains articles from P. 530 to 547 with 1 plan, and 19 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Living on board Sea Diver, off Key West.

41648
LINKLATER, Eric
THE VOYAGE OF THE CHALLENGER
$5.00 AUD

Cardinal. London. 1974. Paperback reprint of the 1972 original. 288 PP with 28 colour plates and hundreds of b/w illust. (drawings, photos, head and tail pieces). Pictorial soft cover. Spine with crease. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 24.8 x 18.6. 0351172238

The story of a 3-1/2 year voyage around the world on the 3-masted corvette Challenger between 1872 and 1876. The aim of this voyage was to chart the depths, movement, content of the seas .... and saw the beginnings of oceanography.

57413
LINKLATER, Eric
THE VOYAGE OF THE CHALLENGER
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. New York. 1972. 1st US Ed. 288 PP with 28 colour plates and hundreds of b/w illust. (drawings, photos, head and tail pieces). Title spread: H.M.S. Challenger, in port. FEP: Challenger in the Antarctica. REP: Challenger under sail. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Front part of dust jacket with repaired tear. Signature of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 25.4 x 19.

The story of a 3-1/2 year voyage around the world on the 3-masted corvette Challenger between 1872 and 1876. The aim of this voyage was to chart the depths, movement, content of the seas .... and saw the beginnings of oceanography.

59177
LINNEY, Alan
LINNEYS - Architectural Inspiration
$15.00 AUD

Linneys. Perth. 2008. 1st Ed. No pagination, 28 PP with colour illustrations (14 photos and 19 jewels). Plus 2 folded flyers "Linneys": "The Story of Linneys" and "Jewellery gift guide". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 20.8. 064644087X

Catalogue of the 2008 collection.

55738
LINTILHAC, Dr. Jean-Paul
BLACK PEARLS OF TAHITI
$70.00 AUD

Royal Tahitian Pearl Book. Papeete. 1987. 1st English edition translated from the French original by Jean L. Sherman. 110 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (colour photos by Alain Durand). Eps: Black pearls on mesh background. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 24.7. 2950202411

History of the pearl oysters and pearls of Polynesia. A lavishly illustrated book.

73709
LINTILHAC, Dr. Jean-Paul
LES PERLES NOIRES DE TAHITI
$150.00 AUD

South Pacific Publishing. Papeete. 1985. 1st editio of 5000 copies. Preface by Alexandre Leontieff. 109, (4) PP with b/w & colour illustrations (colour photos by Alain Durand). Eps: Black pearls on mesh background. Pictorial laminated boards, illustrated slipcase. Folded flyer "Tahiti Perles Center" and a 20 page "Le guide de l'Amateur de Perles Noires Polynésiennes", loosly inserted. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page signed by the author. French text. Fine (as new condition). 31.2 x 24.7.

History of the pearl oysters and pearls of Polynesia. A lavishly illustrated book.

58127
LIPPMANN, John
OXYGEN FIRST AID
$5.00 AUD

J.L. Publications. Melbourne. 1995. Revised Australasian edition of April 1995 (original of August 1992). 160 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646235656

A guide to the provision of oxygen in scuba diving accidents and other emergencies.

58128
LIPPMANN, John
OXYGEN FIRST AID
$5.00 AUD

J.L. Publications. Melbourne. 1999. January 1999 reprint of the April 1995 revised Asia-Pacific edition (original of August 1992). 160 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646235656

A guide to the provision of oxygen in scuba diving accidents and other emergencies.

72188
LIPPMANN, John
DEEPER INTO DIVING
$50.00 AUD

J.L. Publications. Melbourne. 1990. 1st edition, July 1990. Foreword by Peter B. Bennett. (14), 610 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings, graphs, sketches & photos). Erratum ship loosely inserted. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0959030638

30172
LOBEGEIGER, Ross & BURKE, John (editors)
PROCEEDINGS OF THE POND MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
$10.00 AUD

Brisbane. 1996. Department of Primary Industries. 1st Ed. VI, 45 PP with tables and figures. Illust. soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724266798

Workshop held at the Bribie Island Aquaculture Research Centre 23 July 1996. Marine farming questions, freshwater pond farming questions... Prawn feed, water quality and the fish pond.

35166
LODEWIJKS, J. M.
TROPICAL FISH IN THE AQUARIUM
$20.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1974. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1967 (original of 1963). Translated from the Dutch Stille Pracht in het Tropische Aquarium. 128 PP with 11 drawings and 121 colour illustrations by Rein Stuurman and H. Van Kruiningen. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Old damp marks on dust jacket and back cover, small spot of white-out at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22 x 15.5. 0713701528

40208
LUCAS, Joseph & CRITCH, Pamela
LIFE IN THE OCEANS
$10.00 AUD

Thames and Hudson. London. 1974. 1st paperback edition, in The World of Science Library. 216 PP with 130 b/w and 20 colour illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.7. 0500100144

46543
LUCCHINI, Laurent & VOELCKEL, Michel
LES ETATS ET LA MER - Le Nationalisme Maritime
$10.00 AUD

La Documentation Française. Paris. 1977. Notes & Etudes Documentaires Nos 4 451 -4 452, 10 Jannuary 1978. 463 PP with 77 tables and 21 figures. Soft cover (rubbed). Foxing spots on covers and outside edges. Sellotape marks on title page. Good. French text. 23.8 x 15.8.

Nations and the Sea: nationalism.

65055
LURIE, Richard
UNDER THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$10.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 191 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos and frontispiece. Fp (in colour): Aqualung diver collecting Red Fan coral. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. Image shows title page and frontispiece. 21.6 x 14.

54531
LUX, Stéphanie (editor)
IFREMER - Annual Report 2006
$20.00 AUD

Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer. Paris. 2007. 1st English edition, translated from the French original. 114 PP with tables and colour illustrations (graphs and photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

IFREMER/Oceanography: activities and research programs in 2005.

74625
LYTHGOE, John and Gillian
FISHES OF THE SEA - The Coastal Waters of the British Isles, Northern Europe and the Mediterranean - A Photographic Guide in Colour
$20.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 320 PP with hundreds of figures, 75 b/w and 137 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Near fine. 22.6 x 16. 0713705396

22268
MACINNIS, Joseph (editor)
SAVING THE OCEANS
$35.00 AUD

Key Porter Books. Toronto, Canada. 1992. 1st Ed. 180 PP with 3 colour figures (2 maps of the world, 1 distribution of marine life in the oceans), and over 120 colour photos. Fp: Red Sea coral reef. Half title page: Clownfish (amphiprion) protected by the tentacles of a sea anemone. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 28.5 x 30. 1550134167

The planet's lifebelt by T.R. Parsons - The twilight zone by Sylvia Earle - Protecting the Oceans by Michael Donoghue... Appendices: Endangered and threatened marine animals, marine environmental organizations, glossary.

47832
MACK, George
CORALS AND THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$10.00 AUD

Queensland Museum. Brisbane. 1950. 1st Ed. No pagination, 12 PP with 1 map, 1 diagram, 4 drawings by C. L. Sandercock, and 5 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 18.4.

16462
MacKEITH, B. & PEBERDY, R. (Edit.)
FISHES
$15.00 AUD

Torstar Books. New York. 1985. In the Series All the World's Animals. 158 PP with colour illust. (location maps & photos). Title-page: Clown Fish. Half-title page: Atlantic Salmon. Hard cover. Fine. 29.3 x 23.3. 0920269796

From Lampreys and Hagfishes (jawless fishes) to Coelacanths, Lungfishes & Sharks.

50364
MACLEAN DISTRICT HISTORICAL SOCIETY
FISHING INDUSTRY LOWER CLARENCE RIVER. The Early Years
$30.00 AUD

Maclean District Historical Society Inc. Maclean, NSW. 2004. 1st Ed. (8), 146 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans, 4 drawings and 120 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front cover, spiral bound. Fine. 29.8 x 22. 090932316X

36723
MACLEISH, William H.
THE GULF STREAM - Encounters with the Blue God
$10.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 1989. 1st Ed. VIII, (3), 243 PP with 11 illustrations by Sarah Landry. Eps: Map of the Selected Currents of the North Atlantic. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.6 x 15.5. 0395406218

16386
MACPHERSON, J. Hope & GABRIEL, C.J.
MARINE MOLLUSCS OF VICTORIA
$20.00 AUD

M.U.P. & National Museum of Victoria. Melbourne. 1962. 1st Ed. of Handbook No 2 of the National Museum of Victoria. XV, 475 PP with 486 figures in text (drawings by G.J. Browning). Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Very good. 25.5 x 15.5.

The Amphineura (chitons), Gastropoda (univalves), scaphopoda (tusk shells)... of Victoria.

56358
MADSEN, Axel
COUSTEAU - An Unauthorized Biography
$10.00 AUD

Robson Books. London. 1989. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0860515176

51732
MAGRINI, Giovanni
ESSAI D'UNE BIBLIOGRAPHIE GENERALE DES SCIENCES DE LA MER. Hydrographie - Océanographie physique et biologique - Pêche - Limnologie - Navigation (Année 1928 )
$20.00 AUD

Premiate Officine Grafiche Carlo Ferrari. Venice. 1929. 1st Ed. IV, 48, IV, 80, IV, 128, 39 (index) PP. Soft cover. Spine reinforced with cloth tape. Ageing of paper. Very good. French text. 24 x 17.

Record of 3076 items. Indexes: Authors, Subjects, Navigation, Ports, Shipbuilding.

51733
MAGRINI, Giovanni
ESSAI D'UNE BIBLIOGRAPHIE GENERALE DES SCIENCES DE LA MER. Hydrographie - Océanographie physique et biologique - Pêche - Limnologie - Navigation
$15.00 AUD

Premiate Officine Grafiche Carlo Ferrari. Venice. 1929. 1st Ed. IV, 48, IV, 80, IV, 128, 39 (index) PP. Soft cover. Front and back covers repaired. Spine reinforced with cloth tape. Ageing of paper. Very good. French text. 24 x 17.

Record of 3076 items. Indexes: Authors, Subjects, Navigation, Ports, Shipbuilding.

51735
MAGRINI, Giovanni (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHIA OCEANOGRAPHICA - Volumen II
$25.00 AUD

Sumptibus Collegi Talassographici Italici. Venice. 1929. 1st Ed. VIII, 216, 43 (index) PP. Soft cover. Title and preface in Latin. Ageing of paper. Very good. 24 x 17.

Record of 1793 items. Indexes: Authors, Subjects.

53397
MAILLAUD, Claude & LEFEVRE, Yves
GUIDE DE LA FAUNE MARINE DANGEREUSE D' OCEANIE
$65.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2007. 1st Ed., in Collection Nature et Environnement d'Océanie. Preface by Jérôme Seyer. 360, (4) PP with colour illustrations (1 map on double page and 141 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 20.5 x 15.5. 2915654257

Dangerous marine fauna in Oceania.

16374
MAKARIOS, Emmanuel
NETS, LINES AND POTS, A History of New Zealand Fishing Vessels - Volume One
$25.00 AUD

IPL and Wellington Maritime Museum. Wellington. 1996. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 112 b/w photos. Title-page: trawler Maimai. Pict. card cover. Fine. 26 x 19. 090887698X

Episodes portraying: fishing communities, entrepreneurship and fishing vessels. WWII experiences of some fishing vessels as minesweepers of the Castle Class.

44581
MALLAN, Lloyd
SECRETS OF THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

Arco. New York. 1976. Reprint of the 1965 original. 112 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Aluminaut). Bookplate of previous owner on title-page, covers with light wear, o/wise very good. 23.2 x 16.5. 0668039226

The cradle of life... Oceanography: science of the sea... Underwater continents... Great sea disasters. Great explorers of the sea...

52113
MALLOS, Tess (editor)
AUSTRALIA'S & NEW ZEALAND'S SEAFOOD DOWN UNDER. A Fishing, Cooking & Pictorial Book to Everyone's Taste
$10.00 AUD

Harper Macrae. Sydney. c. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. & K. Osborne. 335 PP with colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 31 x 23. 0958812233

65351
MALLOS, Tess (editor)
AUSTRALIA'S & NEW ZEALAND'S SEAFOOD DOWN UNDER. A Fishing, Cooking & Pictorial Book to Everyone's Taste
$15.00 AUD

Harper Macrae. Sydney. c. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. & K. Osborne. 335 PP with colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 31 x 23. 0958812233

11073
MARION, Denis
ENCYCLOPEDIE DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - TOME 7: La Vie Marine (1ère Partie)
$70.00 AUD

NEFO Diffusion. Nouméa. 1990. 1st Ed. 159 PP with colour illust. (maps, plans, photos ...). Hard cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 30 x 21.5.

Oceans and seas, life in the oceans: pelagic, benthic, algae, crustaceans.

16484
MARSH, Loisette, SLACK-SMITH, Shirley
SEA STINGERS and other Venomous and Poisonous Marine Invertebrates of Western Australia
$10.00 AUD

W.A. Museum. Perth. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 134 PP with 90 fig. (70 in colour). Pict. card cover. Fine. 22 x 15.3. 0730903265

Includes a quick-reference first aid treatment.

46542
MARTRAY, Joseph
A QUI APPARTIENT L'OCEAN ? Vers un nouveau régime des espaces et des fonds marins
$5.00 AUD

Editions Maritimes & d'Outre-Mer. Paris. 1977. 1st Ed., in Collection Documents. 375 PP with tables, 2 figures and 9 maps on double page, plus 1 world map on double page. Soft cover (creased and rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges and first and last pages. Good. French text. 22.5 x 14.

On the 200 nautical miles Exclusive Economic Zone.

68923
MASSON, Philippe
MARINES ET OCEANS - Ressouces, échanges, stratégies
$30.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 1982. 1st edition, in the "Notre Siècle" series. 499, (3) PP with tables and 196 b/w or colour illustrations, plus 16 pages with 7 maps in colour and 4 graphs (1 b/w & 3 colour). Pictorial soft covers and spine with creases. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 17 2110807687

16561
MATTHEWS, Rupert
SHARKS
$5.00 AUD

Brian Trodd Publishing. London. 1989. 1st Ed. in the How they live series. 46 PP with bw and col. illust. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.8 x 21.5. 1853611026

54635
MATTHEWS, Samuel W.
PROJECT MOHOLE - Scientists Drill at Sea to Pierce Earth's Crust (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 120, No.5, 1961)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1961. Volume 120, No. 5, November 1961. Contains article from P. 686 to 697 with 3 artist impressions in colour, 1 b/w and 10 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.4

31019
MATTHIESSEN, Peter
BLUE MERIDIAN, The Search for the Great White Shark
$15.00 AUD

The Harvill Press. London. 1995. 1st UK Ed. (12), 163 PP with 1 map on double page, 2 figures, plus 8 pages with 22 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14. 1860460437

The 1969-1970 expedition of professional divers to find and film the great white shark.

41162
MAURIES, Patrick
SHELL SHOCK - Conchological Curiosities
$15.00 AUD

Thames and Hudson. New York. 1994. 1st US edition of the French original Coquillages et Rocailles. 112 PP with 22 b/w and 78 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 20.8. 0500016097

16600
MAWSON, Vivienne, TRANTER, David J. & PEARCE, Alan F.
CSIRO AT SEA, 50 YEARS OF MARINE SCIENCE
$30.00 AUD

CSIRO Marine Lab. Hobart. 1988 1st Ed. (4), 216 PP with b/w illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine (as new condition). 25.5 x 18.2. 0643048359

Early years of marine science in Australia. The men and women who contributed to the fisheries research and oceanography.

42624
MAXWELL, Dr. W. G. H. & Economic Department Bank of New South Wales
OFFSHORE AUSTRALIA - The Continental Shelf, the Slope, and beyond
$10.00 AUD

Bank of New South Wales. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. IV, 68 PP with 3 graphs, 15 maps, 1 colour and 54 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map in colour Bathymetric Map of the Seas Surrounding Australia and its Territories in rear pocket. Inside front cover: Halibut oil production platform in Bass Strait. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed, minimal insect damage on covers, o/wise very good. 24.2 x 18.5.

42625
MAXWELL, Dr. W. G. H. & Economic Department Bank of New South Wales
OFFSHORE AUSTRALIA - The Continental Shelf, the Slope, and beyond
$25.00 AUD

Bank of New South Wales. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. IV, 68 PP with 3 graphs, 15 maps, 1 colour and 54 b/w photos, plus 1 folded map in colour Bathymetric Map of the Seas Surrounding Australia and its Territories in rear pocket. Inside front cover: Halibut oil production platform in Bass Strait. Pictorial soft cover. Letter and press release, addressed to the Australian Law Journal loosely inserted. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.5.

44342
MAXWELL, Gavin
HARPOON AT A VENTURE
$5.00 AUD

A Four Square Book. London. 1966. 1st paperback edition of the 1952 original. 208 PP with 1 map on double page. Photos on the inside of covers. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 18.2 x 10.7.

Hunting basking Sharks in the Hebrides.

54777
MAXWELL, Gavin
HARPOON AT A VENTURE
$5.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1955. Reprint of the 1952 original. No. 2 in the Adventure Library. 254 PP with 5 maps and 8 text illustrations, plus 8 pages with 1 drawing and 22 b/w photos. Eps: map of the Hebrides. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with price clipped and windows on spine and back part. Ex Library copy with stamps, sellotape marks on endpapers. Foxing. Good reading copy. 19 x 12.5.

Hunting basking Sharks in the Hebrides.

75264
MAXWELL, Gavin
HARPOON AT A VENTURE
$5.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1972. 1st NEL paperback edition of the 1952 original. 208 PP with 1 map on double page. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 18 x 11. 0450012360

Hunting basking Sharks in the Hebrides.

74974
MAY, W. L.
An Illustrated Index of TASMANIAN SHELLS, with 47 plates and 1052 Species
$40.00 AUD

John Vail, Government Printer Tasmania. Hobart. 1923. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 47 plates with 1052 b/w illustrations. Soft covers with light wear, title on front cover, staples. Near fine. 22 x 14.3.

74674
MAY, W. L. & HOPE MACPHERSON, J.
An Illustrated Index of TASMANIAN SHELLS, with 50 plates and 1086 Species
$35.00 AUD

L.G. Shea, Government Printer Tasmania. Hobart. 1958. Revised edition of the 1923 original. 54, (18 Index to Genera and Species) PP with 50 plates with 1086 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover, staples. Near fine. Oblong: 14.5 x 24.8.

75123
McAULEY, R., NEWBOUND, D. & ASHWORTH, R.
FIELD IDENTIFICATION GUIDE TO WESTERN AUSTRALIAN SHARKS AND SHARK-LIKE RAYS
$10.00 AUD

Department of Fisheries, Government of Western Australia. Perth. 2002. 1st Ed. VIII, 25 PP (waterproof paper) with 35 b/w sketches with details of sharks, and 33 location sketch maps with colour. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 1877098035

73850
McCULLOUGH, Allan R.
FISHERIES: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-14, (H.C. Dannevig) - Volume III, Part 3
$70.00 AUD

Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1915. April 1915 edition. (2), 97-170 PP with 3 figures, plus 72 pages of b/w illustrations with 24 plates with 52 drawings of fishes. Soft wrappers, title on front cover. Misbound copy (twice pages 159 to 166). Stamp and name of previous owner on front cover, title-page and P.97. Contents near fine. 24 x 15.3.

73849
McCULLOUGH, Allan R. & HEDLEY, Charles
FISHERIES: Zoological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-10, (H.C. Dannevig) - Part 1
$70.00 AUD

Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1911. December 1911 edition. (4), 114 PP with 19 figures, plus 82 pages of b/w illustrations with 20 plates: 16 plates with 26 drawings of fishes and 4 plates with 42 drawings of molluscs. Soft wrappers with wear at top and foot of spine with old tape marks, title on front cover. Stamp of previous owner on front cover and first 3 pages, o/wise contents near fine.. 24 x 15.3.

71921
McGLASHAN, Alistair
THE COMPLETE FISHING BIBLE: Everything you need to know about Fishing in Australia
$40.00 AUD

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

47166
McGONICAL, David
THE LUNGFISH, Australia's Living Fossil [in Australian Geographic, No. 6, April-June 1987]
$10.00 AUD

Sydney. 1987. Australian Geographic Pty. Ltd. Contains article between pages 46 and 57 with 1 map, 2 colour illustrations & 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.8 x 21.

.

34660
MCGREGOR, Craig
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$15.00 AUD

Amsterdam. 1974. Time-Life International. 1st Ed. in The World's Wild Places series. 184 PP with 1 map, 19 b/w and 100 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 26 x 22.8. 705400921

14819
McGUINNESS, Rory
AUSTRALIA'S GIANT PEARLS, Treasures of Surpassing Beauty, the World's Biggest Cultured Pearls Come from the Waters off our North Coast [in Australian Geographic, No. 35, 1994]
$15.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 1994. Issue 35, July-September 1994. 10th Anniversary Commemorative Issue. Contains article pages 40 to 61 with 1 b/w photo and 34 colour illustrations (1 map and 33 photos), plus a folded plate in colour "The making of an Australian pearl". Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

60849
McGUINNESS, Rory
THE LURE OF THE BARRAMUNDI [in Australian Geographic, No. 29, January-March 1993]
$10.00 AUD

A.G.S. Sydney. 1993. Contains article pages 80 to 99 with colour illustrations (1 map, 1 painting & 40 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

42628
McKEE, Alexander
FARMING THE SEA - First steps into Inner Space
$15.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 314 PP with 11 figures (graph, maps, plans sketches), plus 16 pages with 35 b/w photos. FEP: map of the Solent. REP: Map of the continental shelf areas of the world. Hard cover, dj. Rear endpaper misbound (upside down). Faint foxing, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

68543
McKEE, Eric
WORKING BOATS OF BRITAIN - Their Shape and Purpose
$70.00 AUD

Conway / National Maritime Museum. London. 1983. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Dr. Basil Greenhill. 256 PP with 182 b/w drawings (lines, sketches & graphs) by the author. Title spread: Inshore boats of Abersoch. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a sunned spine and a repaired closed tear. Light foxing on top outside edge, otherwise a fine copy. 28.5 x 22. 0851772773

Study of the working boats of Britain. Factors affecting boat shapes, propulsion & steering.

64171
McKEE, W. D.
PLANETARY WAVES IN ZONAL CHANNELS - Research Paper No. 8, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1967. Research Paper No. 8, March 1967: (1), 6, (2) PP (recto only) with 4 tables. Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

45319
McNALLY, J. & GILL, Edmund D. (editors)
MEMOIRS OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF VICTORIA No. 35
$25.00 AUD

National Museum of Victoria. Melbourne. 1974. 1st Ed., February 1974. (6), 135, (3) PP with tables and figures (maps, drawings and sketches), plus 6 pages with 5 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.7.

Port Phillip survey 1957-63, Foraminifera, by A. C. Collins. Southeastern lizard by P. A. Rawlinson ... Description of Retusa Chrysoma (opisthobranchia), Corner Inlet, Victoria, by Robert Burn and K. N. Bell.

75075
MEAD, Tom
KILLERS OF EDEN
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1975. Paperback edition of the 191 original. (6), 222 PP with 1 map. Fp: South Coast of NSW & location map. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 18 x 11. 020712762X

Story of whaling at Twofold Bay, the Davidsons and the killer whales.

62098
MEAGHER, David
RAISING ANCHOR, on board the French ship L'Austral (in The Australian WISH)
$5.00 AUD

The Australian Wish / Nationwide News Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2012. Issue 08 / 2012. 96 PP. Contains article pages 68 to 70 with 9 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33 x 27

On board "L'Austral" the 142 meter long passenger ship of Compagnie du Ponant.

19874
MELVIN, A. Gordon
SEASHELL PARADE. Fascinating Facts, Pictures, and Stories
$10.00 AUD

Charles E. Tuttle. Rutland, Vt., USA. 1973. 1st Printing. 369 PP with tail pieces and 74 bw photos. Fp: Lambis crocata pilsbryi Abbott (in colour). Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 19.2 x 13.2. 0804809712

51555
MERLE, Jacques
OCEAN ET CLIMAT
$20.00 AUD

IRD Editions. Paris. 2006. 1st Ed. 222, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (26 photos and 104 figures) and 15 windows. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 26 x 17. 2709915847

Interaction: Weather and Ocean.

50061
MERWIN
THE SALWATER TACKLEBOX
$15.00 AUD

Mallard Press. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 page on hooks, 1 page on knots and splices, and 80 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Lower corner of front cover and dust jacket bumped, o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0792457404

49909
METEOROLOGY
THE METEOROLOGICAL GLOSSARY
$15.00 AUD

Air Ministry/Meteorological Office/H.M.S.O. London. 1937. 3rd edition of the 1916 original. Publication: M.O.225 ii (A.P.897). 252 PP with tables and 30 figures, plus 6 plates in colour and 6 pages with 10 b/w photos (figures 6 to 15). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Amendements 2, 3, 4, & 5 (20 pages) loosely inserted. Ageing and foxing of paper around edges, o/wise very good. 24.8 x 15.5.

55721
MEYLAN, M. A. & GLASBY, G. P. (editors)
MANIHIKI PLATEAU, MACHIAS AND CAPRICORN SEAMOUNTS, NIUE, AND TOFUA TROUGH: RESULTS OF TUI CRUISES
$50.00 AUD

SOPAC (South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission) Secretariat. Suva. 1996. 1st Ed. Technical Bulletin 10, SOPAC. VIII, 174, (8 interpolated pages) PP with tables and figures (graphs, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Head of spine with a slight bump. Spine lightly sunned. Near fine. 29.5 x 21. 9822070055

Results of 2 cruises in 1986, of HMNZS TUI, from Rarotonga to Nuku'alofa.

73773
MIELCHE, Hakon
PASSES AND TRESPASSES
$20.00 AUD

William Hodge. London. 1954. 1st English edition, translated from the Danish original by M. A. Michael. (8), 244 PP with b/w illustrations: vignette on title page, 7 tailpieces, 1 endpiece and 249 marginal sketches. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips or closed tears and in a protective sleeve. Very light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15.5.

A light hearted autobiography: sailor, bookseller, artist...

18877
MIGDALSKI, Edward C. & FICHTER, George S.
THE FRESH & SALT WATER FISHES OF THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. c. 1990. Reprint (d) of the 1976 U.S. original. Introduction by Dr. James W. Atz.. 316 PP with over 500 full-colour illustrations & 186 drawings by Norman Weaver. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 31 x 24.2. 0517416700

Over 1000 species representing all the 43 orders and the 212 most commonly-known families.

65425
MIKIMOTO
MIKIMOTO PEARL ISLAND: The Home of Cultured Pearls
$10.00 AUD

Kokichi Mikimoto. Tokyo. c. 2004. Brochure with folded centrefold. 20 PP with 3 colour and 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Card with exchange rate (Yen / $ & $ / Yen), loosely inserted. Text in Japanese and English. Very good. Small format. Oblong: 12.2 x 13.2.

Mikimoto Island, Toba, Mie Prefecture, Japan.

48076
MILLAR, Ronald
A TIME OF CHERRIES, Sailing with the Breton Tunnymen
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (10), 214 PP, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304298425

64177
MILLS, Desmond & RADOK, Rainer
ON THE SEICHES AND TIDES OF LAKE BAIKAL - Research Paper No. 14, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1967. Research Paper No. 14, September 1967. (1), 3, (1) PP (recto only) with 1 table. Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

19096
MINER, Roy Waldo
ON THE BOTTOM OF A SOUTH SEA PEARL LAGOON (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1938. Volume LXXIV, No.3, September 1938. Contains article between P. 365 and 382 with 17 b/w photos & VIII colour plates "Sea Floor Aquarelles from Tongareva" by Else Bostelmann. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

Calls in Eastern Polynesia and the atoll of Tongareva (Penrhyn) in the Cook Islands in the Zaca by an expedition of the American Museum of Natural History, New York.

45974
MINSTER, Jean-François (editor)
IFREMER - Annual Report 2002
$20.00 AUD

Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer Paris. 2003. 1st English edition, translated from the French original by Janet Heard Carnot. 80 PP with tables and colour illustrations (graphs and photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

IFREMER / Oceanography: activities and research programs in 2002.

40095
MONKMAN, Noel
QUEST OF THE CURLY-TAILED HORSES - An Autobiography
$25.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1962. 1st Ed. X, 214 PP with 1 tail piece, plus 20 pages with 21 colour and 31 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt device (Sea Horse) on front cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

Biologist interested in marine microscopic life and underwater photographer. When only a boy he started to catch sea-horses.

55587
MONKMAN, Noel
ESCAPE TO ADVENTURE
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1956. 1st Ed. (10), 182 PP, plus 28 pages with 10 colour and 37 b/w photos. Cloth cover. Covers rubbed and lightly soiled. Note on front endpaper. Very good reading copy. 24 x 15.8.

Biologist interested in marine microscopic life and underwater photographer.

60237
MONTAIGNE Fen, WARNE, Kennedy, & CARROLL, Chris
THE GLOBAL FISH CRISIS [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 211, No.4]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 2007. April 2007. 160 PP. Contains 4 articles pages 32 to 99 with graphs, maps, 7 b/w and 30 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

16372
MOORHOUSE, Geoffrey
THE BOAT AND THE TOWN
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 251 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0340166932

The life of a deep-sea fisherman on board and in port, experienced by the author after signing on as deckhand to go fishing on Georges Bank off the New England coast.

16611
MORRIS, Keith (editor)
WOODSIDE'S GUIDE TO FISHING ON THE DAMPIER ARCHIPELAGO
$15.00 AUD

Woodside Offshore Petroleum. Perth. 1986. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Tapper. 80 PP with 1 large folded map, 7 colour photos, 26 sketches & 15 colour plates of fishes by Roger Swainson. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20 x 23.8. -ISSN 08167311

44451
MORRIS, Percy A.
PACIFIC COAST SHELLS, including shells of Hawaii and the Gulf of California
$25.00 AUD

The Easton Press. Norwalk, Ct. 1986. Expanded edition of the 1952 original. The 50th anniversary edition, Roger Tory Peterson Field Guides. XXXVI, 297 PP with 3 pages of figures, plus 8 colour and 64 b/w plates. Marbled endpapers. Collector's Lifetime Edition bound in genuine leather, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Fine. 19.2 x 12.

55431
MULLER, Paul, KOHLER, Pierre, QUENEY, Paul, BROCHET Patrick ...
LA TERRE NOTRE PLANETE (in Science et Vie - Special Issue No. 120, December 1977)
$5.00 AUD

Excelsior Publications / Science et Vie. Paris. 1977. 162 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). French text. Very good. 24 x 17.

51840
MURDOCH, Lesley (compiler)
DISCOVER THE GREAT BARRIER REEF MARINE PARK
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 2001. Reprint of the 1996 revised edition (original of 1989). 96 PP with 2 maps (in colour), 7 b/w and over 160 colour illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.4. 0207189900

50627
MURPHY, Richard C., NAMES, Christine, COZZI, Joanne et al.
THE OCEAN WORLD OF JACQUES COUSTEAU - Volume 20: Guide to the Sea and Index
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1975. Revised edition of the 1973 original. 144 PP with 154 colour photos. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0810905949

50837
MURPHY, Richard C., NAMES, Christine, COZZI, Joanne et al.
THE OCEAN WORLD OF JACQUES COUSTEAU - Volume 17: RICHES of the Sea
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1975. Revised edition of the 1973 original. 144 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial boards. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0810905914

Sunken treasures. Mining the sea... Fishing. Farming the sea.

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.

51329
N/A
THE HORACE LAMB CENTRE FOR OCEANOGRAPHICAL RESEARCH - Annual Report 1968
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1968. No pagination, 16 PP with 5 figures (5 maps, 7 b/w photos), plus colour centrefold for figure 4 (Computer's view of wind driven ocean circulation). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.2 x 18.5.

60948
N/A
CAPE ANN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION: FISHERIES AND MARITIME COLLECTIONS
$5.00 AUD

Cape Ann Historical Association. Gloucester, Massachusetts. c. 2000. Folded brochure (2 by 6 folds). Recto: "About this Exhibit" ( Fishing Out of Gloucester - The Mackerel Fishery - Salt Bankers, Georgesmen and Halibutters - Women and the Fisheries - Allied Industries - The Fishermen) with 6 b/w photos. Verso: Glossary of Fitting Out with 17 sketches. First fold: Schooner Louisa R. Sylva. Full size: 64 x 46. Folded size: 23 x 10.7.

67690
N/A
AQUARIUM NEAPOLITANUM - GUIDA per L'ACQUARIO della Stazione Zoologica di Napoli
$20.00 AUD

Francesco Gianni & Figli. Napoli, Italia. 1927. 9th Italian edition. 123 PP with 171 b/w illustrations (1 photo, the endpiece and 169 sketches). Pictorial soft cover. 6 names with ink annotation. Name of previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. Spine rubbed. Italian text. Very good. 24.5 x 16.

74552
N/A
SYMPOSIUM ON ANTARCTIC OCEANOGRAPHY - SANTIAGO- CHILE 13-16 SEPTEMBER 1966
$20.00 AUD

International Council of Scientific Unions. 1966. 1st Ed. XI, 268 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, diagrams, fold-out plates). Card covers a little soiled with light wear. A little light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 23 x 15.5.

Surface and Upper Layers, Deep Water, Ocean floor, coastal Waters, Pack Ice Regime,, Productivity, Comments and Recommendations on future work in Antarctic oceanography.

54186
NAINTRE, Loïc
COMMENT PECHER A LA MER
$5.00 AUD

Editions de Montsouris. Paris. 1951. 1st Ed., in the Collection Rustica series. 128 PP with 33 figures. Soft cover. French text. Foxing. Very good. 18.7 x 11.8.

16463
NEDELEC, C.
CATALOGUE OF SMALL-SCALE FISHING GEAR / CATALOGUE DES ENGINS DE PECHE ARTISINALE / CATALOGO DE ARTES DE PESCA ARTESANAL
$20.00 AUD

FAO / Fishing News. Surrey. 1975. 191 PP with b/w illust. Printed on three columns, in English, French & Spanish. Pictorial laminated boards. Covers with a scratch on rear board and faded at spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing. A very good copy. 30.2 x 21. 0852380771

Gillnets & entangling nets, surrounding nets, hooks and lines, scoop nets, seine nets, cast nets, lift nets, dredges, trawls, traps,...

61927
NELSON, Stewart B.
OCEANOGRAPHIC SHIPS - Fore and Aft
$30.00 AUD

Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. Washington. 1982. Reprint of the 1971 original. Foreword by Rear Admiral W. W. Behrens, Jr., and Preface by Rear Admiral O. D. Waters, Jr. XVII, 240, (6 blank) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, line drawings, paintings, photos). Cloth cover, illustrated front board. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26.7 x 21. 1983672184

41055
NEWBERT, Christopher
WITHIN A RAINBOWED SEA
$25.00 AUD

Beyond Words Publishing Company. Honolulu, Hawaii. 1984. 1st trade edition, in The Earthsong Collection. 208 PP with 158 colour plates. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (slightly rubbed). Very good. 30.5 x 27.7. 0681299088

A pictorial voyage underwater.

56507
NICOLSON, James
FOOD FROM THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1979. 1st Ed. (8), 205 PP with 10 maps and diagrams. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0304303151

16488
NIERENBERG, Dr.W.A., CHARNOCK, Dr.H. & DEACON, Sir G. (editors)
ATLAS DE LA MER
$25.00 AUD

Robert Laffont. Paris. 1978. 1st French edition of the 1976 English original, translated by Jocelyne de Pass. Preface by Commandant J-Y. Cousteau. 208 PP with maps, graphs, tables.. Fp: Breakers. Cloth cover. Very good. French text. 37 x 27.5. 222150027X

The ocean realm, Man's quest, life in the ocean, resources & exploitation of the oceans, the abyss...

65474
NORMAN, J. E. de B. & NORMAN, G. V.
A PEARLING MASTER'S JOURNEY: in the wake of the schooner Mist
$80.00 AUD

Mrs. G. V. Norman. Sydney. 2007. 1st Ed. XIV, 338 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps (in colour): charts of NW and NE Australia. Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 24.8 x 25.8. 9780980358100

14903
NORTON, Peter
THE END OF THE VOYAGE - An Account of the Last Sailing Craft of the British Coasts
$25.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1959. 1st Ed. XIV, 146 PP with 20 plates (drawings), 35 plans & 39 b/w photos. Fp: Thames Barge. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is chipped and plastic protected. Label of former owner on FFEP. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.5 x 16.

Nineteen different craft: barges, pilot cutters, hookers, trawlers, punts, bawleys...

48511
NOUGIER, Jacques
PIRATE DE LEGINES (Océan Indien Austral), essai documentaire
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 202 PP with 1 map and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.4. 2747544591

Exclusive Economic Zone, Islands of the Southern Ocean, and illegal fishing of the Patagonian Toothfish.

64169
NOYE, John & MAY, Robert
COMMENTS ON A COMMERCIAL WAVE ANALYSER - Research Paper No. 6, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Research Paper No. 6, October 1966. (1), 2, (5) PP (recto only) with 4 figures (graphs/plots). Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

64168
NOYE, John & RADOK, Rainer
A Preliminary Study of WAVES AT PORT NEILL - Research Paper No. 5, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Research Paper No. 5: (1), 3, (11) PP (recto only) with 1 table and 8 figures (2 maps, 8 graphs/plots). Soft cover, staples. Near fine. 28 x 21.5.

Waves at Port Neill, South Australia, in March 1965.

64173
NOYE, John & RADOK, Rainer
AN EXPERIMENTAL DETERMINATION OF WAVE DIRECTION - Research Paper No. 10, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1967. Research Paper No. 10, June 1967. (1), 2, (3) PP (recto only) with 3 figures (3 graphs). Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

64405
NUNAN, Peter
HMAS DIAMANTINA. Australia's last River Class Frigate, 1945-1980
$60.00 AUD

Slouch Hat Publications. McCrae, Vic. 2005. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, maps, photos). Fp: Most of HMAS Diamantina crew, October 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note by the author to Doctor Rod McLeod of the Queensland Maritime Museum on title page. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0957975279

From warship to oceanographic research vessel.

16576
OCEANOGRAPHY
Proceedings of the Pan Indian Ocean Science Congress - Section F: GEOGRAPHY and OCEANOGRAPHY
$20.00 AUD

Pan Indian Ocean Science Association. Perth. 1954. 1st Ed. 87 PP with tables and 3 charts, plus 3 folded maps. Soft cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 15.5.

Perth Congress of 1954. Papers in French and in English: hydrography, oceanography, internal waves,...

59142
OCEANOGRAPHY
OCEANOGRAPHIQUE PHYSIQUE - Hydrologie et Dynamique des Mers, Niveau Moyen (Bibliographie)
$20.00 AUD

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Paris. 1964. 1st Ed. Fascicule 2, Série X. (2), 2-01 to 2-53, (3) PP with 11 plates. Soft cover. Stamp on front cover, Ingleton bookplate, o/wise fine. French text. 27 x 21.

French Participation in the International Geophysic Year. Hydrography and Dynamics of the Sea Mean Sea-Level (bibliography). Chapter I: Atlantic Ocean and neighbouring seas. Chapter II: Indian Ocean and Southern Ocean. Chapter III: Pacific Ocean.

45174
OMMANNEY, F. D.
THE FISHES
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life International. Amsterdam. 1964. Reprint of the 1963 English-language European edition, in Life Nature Library. 192PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated front cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

Facts of Life in Water. Sharks and Rays... The costly struggle to harvest the sea.

45316
OPIC, Pierre, CONAND, François & BOURRET, Philippe
POISSONS COMMERCIAUX DU SUD-OUEST DE L'OCEAN INDIEN
$20.00 AUD

COI / ORSTOM. Paris. 1994. 1st Ed. 92 PP with 1 figure and 39 colour plates. Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 15.2. 2709912074

Edible fishes of the South West Indian Ocean.

13718
ORSTOM & COLLECTIVE AUTHORS
OUTRE-MER FRANCAIS ET EXPLOITATION DES OCEANS
$30.00 AUD

Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer & ORSTOM. Paris. 1981. 1st Ed. (2), 204 PP with 2 tables and 8 maps. Soft cover. Near fine. French text. 23.7 x 15.2. 290098025

Inventory in 1980 of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the French overseas dependencies and approach to their development.

16578
ORSTOM ET ACADEMIE DES SCIENCES D'OUTRE-MER (Edit.)
OUTRE-MER FRANCAIS ET EXPLOITATION DES OCEANS
$25.00 AUD

Presses de Copédith. Paris. 1981. 1st Ed. 204 PP. Pict. card cover. Very good. French text. 24 x 15. 290098025/27099

Covers the natural resources of the oceans of France's overseas territories with sections on international law, surveillance & protection of maritime zones, etc..

59481
PACIFIC SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE PACIFIC SOCIETY - Volume 27, (No. 1/1)
$10.00 AUD

The Pacific Society. Tokyo. 2004. Volume 27, No. 1/1 (93, October 2004). Edited by Hiroshi Nakajima. 78 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in either Japanese or English. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.

No. 93: 3 texts in English (Tuna Fisheries in the South Pacific Ocean, by Hiroshi Sakamoto ... ), and 5 other texts in Japanese.

32337
PALADINO, Frank V. & SPOTILA, James R.
DINOSAURS AND LEATHERBACKS: Standing up to the cold (in Australian Natural History, Vol 23, No.12, 1992)
$15.00 AUD

Australian Museum Trust. Sydney. 1992. Includes article P. 936 to 943 with 7 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.2 x 21.

Leatherback Turtles (Dermochelys coriacea), the largest living reptiles in the world.

55432
PAPON, Pierre, GORTAN, Claude, BELLAICHE, Gilbert, QUERELLOU, Joël ...
LA VIE DES OCEANS (in Science et Vie - Special Issue No. 176, September 1991)
$5.00 AUD

Excelsior Publications / Science et Vie. Paris. 1991. 160 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). French text. Very good. 24 x 17.

60240
PARFIT, Michael / REID, T. R.
EXPLOITING THE OCEAN'S BOUNTY: Diminishing Returns / TSUKIJI: The Great Tokyo Fish Market [in National Geographic Magazine]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1995. Volume 188, No. 5, November 1995. 142 PP. Contains article pages 2 to 55 with colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. 25.4 x 17.5.

71905
PARKASH, Samuel & RIGBY, Malcolm (editor)
BIBLIOGRAPHY ON PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY OF THE INDIAN OCEAN
$35.00 AUD

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

474 entries.

16625
PARKER, Steve
OCEAN LIFE
$5.00 AUD

Chartwell Books. New York. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 55 colour photos. Half title page: Clown fish and anemone. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20 x 25.6. 0785804188

On a tour of the oceans, and the community of sea creatures: habitat, feeding, breeding...

58692
PAVILLARD, Jules
REMARQUES SYSTEMATIQUES SUR QUELQUES PERIDINIENS
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Monaco. 1953. Bulletin No. 1022 - 27 February 1953. 3 PP. Soft cover. Stamp of Hydrographic Office, Sydney, on front cover. Small chips. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.2

69351
PEAK, Steve
FISHERMEN OF HASTINGS - 200 Years of the Hastings Fishing Community
$40.00 AUD

SpeaksBooks. Hastings, East Sussex. 2005. Third impression with minor amendements of the 1986 edition (1985 original). 160 PP with over 140 b/w illustrations (2 maps, drawings, sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0951070606

55982
PEARLS
PASPALEY - 2008/2009 Collections
$25.00 AUD

Paspaley Pearls Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2008. 1st Ed., with an Introduction by Nicholas Paspaley. 70 PP with b/w or colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 22.5.

Heritage. Provenance. Quality. Authenticity. Collections 2008/2009 Ribbon between P.18 and 67.

64731
PEARN, Major General John
THE MEDICINAL RIVER
$30.00 AUD

Brisbane. 1999. Amphion Press. Ist edition limited to 500 hand numbered copies (No. 214/500). 19 PP with b/w illustrations and 4 colour plates. Soft cover, illustrated front. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 1864991135

Salmon and Fly-fishing.

57085
PELLICONI, Alberto & CONI, Teresa
PEARLS TO DIVE FOR (in Asian Diver - Vol. 6, No. 5, Feb/March 1998)
$10.00 AUD

Asian Diver Pte Ltd. Singapore. 1998. Contains article P. 27 to 32 with 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.7 x 20.8.

49982
PERES, Jean-Marie
CLEFS POUR L' OCEANOGRAPHIE
$10.00 AUD

Editions Seghers. Paris. 1972. 1st edition in Collection "Clefs". 224 PP. Soft cover. Faint foxing. French text. Near fine. 17.5 x 11.

56645
PERNETTA, Dr. J.C. (editor)
PHILIP'S ATLAS OF THE OCEANS
$25.00 AUD

Philip's / Octopus Publishing. London. 1995. Reprint of the 1994 edition. Foreword by Colin Summerhayes. 208 PP with colour illust. (maps, charts, photos...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30.5 x 22.8. 0540078743

Atlas mapping every ocean to show its resources, human impact, threatened species, topographical features...

49869
PERROT, Jean-Yves (editor)
IFREMER - Annual Report 2004
$20.00 AUD

Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer Paris. 2005. 1st English edition, translated from the French original by Janet Heard Carnot. 84 PP with tables and colour illustrations (graphs and photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

IFREMER / Oceanography: activities and research programs in 2004.

52794
PERROT, Jean-Yves & LUX, Stéphanie (editors)
IFREMER - Annual Report 2005
$20.00 AUD

Institut Français de Recherche pour l'Exploitation de la Mer Paris. 2006. 1st English edition, translated from the French original. 85 PP with tables and colour illustrations (graphs and photos). Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

IFREMER / Oceanography: activities and research programs in 2005.

66821
PETIT, G.
SPLENDEURS DE LA FAUNE MARINE
$10.00 AUD

Delachaux & Niestlé. Neuchatel, Switzerland. 1962. 1st edition in "Les Beautés de la Nature" series. Preface by A. Portmann. 317, (3) PP with 18 figures for 3 graphs and 42 drawings by Henri Danoy and 32 plates in colour describing 67 species by P.-A. Robert. Cloth cover, device on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Faint foxing. French text. Internally near fine. 21.5 x 15.2.

11960
PETIT-SKINNER, Solange
PECHEURS DE NAURU
$30.00 AUD

N.E.L. Paris. 1982. 1st Ed. 425 PP. Card cover. Fine. French text. 22 x 14.

Fishermen in Nauru. Study of the fishing techniques with regard to other techniques and the cosmogony and natural habitat of the Nauruans.

66470
PETTERSSON, Prof. Hans
WESTWARD HO WITH THE 'ALBATROSS'
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan & Co. London. 1954. 1st Ed. XII, 205, (5 blank) PP, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Albatross under Canvas. Cloth cover, dj Top and bottom of spine with light wear, dust jacket with small pieces missing at corners and top of spine, now in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing on prelims and outside page edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.

The Swedish deep-sea expedition in 1947, from the central Atlantic Ridge, the Caribbean Sea thence to the Pacific via the Galapagos, Tahiti, Honolulu and Mindanao, followed by the Indian Ocean in 1948 via Colombo, the Somali Deep to the Seychelles, return to Sweden via Suez & London.

56023
PHELAN, Nancy (compiler)
CORAL AS A BUILDING MATERIAL
$5.00 AUD

South Pacific Commission. Nouméa. 1952. 1st Ed. Introduction by H. E. Maude. Technical Paper No. 28, July 1952. (4), 8 PP with 1 map and 4 illustrations. Inside front cover; map of the area of the South Pacific Commission. Card covers. Staples removed. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 26.3 x 21.3.

22279
PICKARD, George L.
DESCRIPTIVE PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY: An Introduction
$5.00 AUD

Pergamon Press. Oxford. 1979. 3rd edition of the 1964 original. IX, 233 PP with 31 figures (maps, graphs, diagrams), plus 4 pages with 9 b/w photos. Illustrated soft covers. Name of previous owner on top of title page. Very good. 21 x 15. 0080238254

Physical properties of Sea-Water. Water, Salt and Heat Budgets of the Oceans. Coastal Oceanography...

40676
PINET, Paul R.
OCEANOGRAPHY - An Introduction to the Planet Oceanus
$10.00 AUD

West Publishing Company. St Paul, Mn., USA. 1993. 2nd printing of the 1992 original. XIV, (2), 572 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations (graphs, maps, photos...). Title spread: Sunrise. Eps: Map of the World Ocean Floor. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.6 x 22. 0314770089

Growth of Oceanography... The Science of Oceanography...

16395
PLATT, Rutherford
SHELLS TAKE YOU OVER WORLD HORIZONS (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume XCVI, No.1, 1949)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1949. Volume XCVI No 1, July 1949. Article from P. 33 to 84 with 16 b/w photos and 32 pages for 420 col. photos of shells in text. Soft cover (rubbed). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

73824
PLESSIS, Y., SALVAT, B. & RULLIER, François
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Sixième: Annélides Polychètes de la Nouvelle-Calédonie
$75.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1972. Volume 6. 1st Ed. 169 PP with tables and 40 figures. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Free fly of front endpaper with stamp of previous owner. Contents near fine. French text. 32 x 24.

50971
POLLARD, Jack (editor)
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND FISHING
$20.00 AUD

Books For Pleasure. Sydney. 1976. Reprint of the 1969 original. 952 PP, (8 record catches) with over 500 drawings of fish, practical sketches and diagrams by Wal Stackpool & Will Mahony, as well as 30 maps. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.5. 072710019X

Includes Papua New Guinea.

14282
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Hard cover. Near fine. Image shows title page. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414

Expeditions of discovery, exploration and scientific research: Wilkes to the South Sea and Antarctic 1838-1842 - Perry to China Sea and Japan 1852-1854...

37570
PONKO, Vincent Jr.
SHIPS, SEAS, AND SCIENTISTS - U.S. Naval Exploration and Discovery in the Nineteenth Century
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 283 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 15.6. 0870216414

Expeditions of discovery, exploration and scientific research: Wilkes to the South Sea and Antarctic 1838-1842 - Perry to China Sea and Japan 1852-1854...

16601
POPE, Elizabeth & McDONALD Patricia
EXPLORING BETWEEN TIDEMARKS, An Introduction to Seashore Ecology
$10.00 AUD

Australian Museum. Sydney. 1968. 4th Ed. 48 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 18.5.

16390
POWNALL, Peter (editor)
COMMERCIAL FISH OF AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries Division. Canberra. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original. (5), 122 PP with 1 colour photo and 60 colour illustrations (on full page) by Robert Ingpen. Pictorial stiff cover. Very good. 25 x 17.6. 0642027110

Brief description of 32 fishes, 14 crustaceans and 14 molluscs. Their nutritional value, storage, preparation. 1 table with their availability where and when. 58 recipes selected by Margaret Fulton.

60380
La PRAIRIE, Yves
LE NOUVEL HOMME ET LA MER - Entretiens avec Maurice Bruzek
$10.00 AUD

Editions Mengès. Paris. 1977. 1st edition. 305, (16) PP, plus 32 pages with 24 b/w illustrations (4 maps and 20 photos) and 20 colour photos. 2 newspaper clippings loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed and with creases). Foxing. French text. Very good. 23.2 x 15.2. 2856200168

66345
PRINGLE, John Douglas
THE SHOREBIRDS OF AUSTRALIA
$40.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson Publishers / The National Photographic Index of Australian Wildlife. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ronald Strahan. (26), 692 PP with 2 figures and colour illustrations (105 location maps and over 600 photos). Hard cover, dj. Slight insect damage on edges of covers. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 29.6 x 22. 0207153485

71535
PROKOP, Frank
AUSTRALIAN FISH GUIDE
$25.00 AUD

Australian Fishing Network. Melbourne. 2004. Updated and expanded edition of the 2000 original. 256 PP with B:w and colour ilustrations by Trevor Hawkins & Geoff Wilson. Pictorial illustrated stiff covers, clear plastic cover. Fine condition. 23 x 15.2. 0781865130316

The definitive guide to Australian fish species and how to catch them.

20324
PULLEY, Kenneth
MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS
$15.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1974. 104 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23.8 x 16. 0701803371

50329
PURNELL-WEBB, E. A. (editor)
SOUTH-EAST AUSTRALIAN TRAWL PROJECT - Phase 3
$15.00 AUD

Department of Primary Industry, Fisheries Division/A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1980. 1st Ed. Fisheries Report No. 28. VI, 43 PP with over 16 tables, 3 maps and 15 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0642048118

30832
RAITT, Helen
EXPLORING THE DEEP PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Staples Press. London. 1957. 1st UK edition. 253 PP with 11 maps & drawings, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Eps: track of the Capricorn expedition. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

The Scripps expedition of 1952/1953, on board the Horizon and Spencer F. Baird, probing the secrets of ocean bottom, waters and air above. Calls in Tonga, Samoa, Tahiti and Marquesas.

16570
RAMSEY, Meredith
FISHING IN THE ATOLLS
$15.00 AUD

Tiare Press. Papeete. 1982. 1st Eng. Ed. 28 PP with colour photos. REP: Map of Tuamotus Archipelago. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 2857001460

47367
RANDALL, John E.
SHORE FISHES OF HAWAI'I (HAWAII)
$15.00 AUD

University of Hawai'i Press. Honolulu. 1998. Reprint of the 1996 original. X, 11-216 PP with hundreds of colour photos (covering 342 species). Pictorial soft cover. As new condition. 21 x 12. 08248212823

42117
RANSON, Gilbert
MISSIONS DANS LE PACIFIQUE - Récifs Coralliens, Huitres Perlières
$100.00 AUD

Editions Paul Lechevalier. Paris. 1962. 1st Ed. VIII, 100 PP with 9 figures, plus 62 pages (47 plates) with 80 b/w photos. Fp: Hikueru, the lagoon. Cloth cover, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 23 x 18.5.

Study of coral, mother of pearl and pearls, in the lagoon of Hikueru, Tuamotu Islands, and later on at Nha Trang, Viet Nam and in Japan.

54179
RECLUS, Elisée
LES PHENOMENES TERRESTRES - Les Mers et les Météores
$15.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1879. 3rd Ed. (4), 234 PP with 40 figures. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on a leather vignette on spine. Fold of front endpaper split. French text. Foxing. Good. 18.2 x 11.8.

59176
REED, William
LINNEYS GUIDE TO CHOOSING A PEARL
$25.00 AUD

Pearlconsult / Linneys. Perth. 2004 1st Ed. 37 PP with 7 b/w and 35 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.8 x 20.8. 064644087X

42738
REINSTEDT, Randall A.
WHERE HAVE ALL THE SARDINES GONE ?
$10.00 AUD

Ghost Town Publications. Carmel, Ca., USA. c. 1980. 4th printing of the 1978 original. 168 PP with 1 plan, 1 map with inset, and 200 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.7 x 14. 093381805X

A pictorial history of Steinbeck's Cannery Row, & old Monterey's Wharf & sardine industry.

16453
RENSCH, Karl H.
FISH NAMES OF EASTERN POLYNESIA
$35.00 AUD

ANU. Canberra. 1988. Pacific Linguistics, Series C, No.106, Special Number. XIII, 364 PP with 1 map. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 23 x 15. 0858833808

Dictionary of fish names giving vernacular names with English translation and a Latin finderlist at rear.

51720
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
OPERACION OCEANOGRAFICA CUENCA - Resultados Preliminares
$10.00 AUD

Secretaria de Marina / Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. Buenos Aires. 1959. 1st Ed. Publication H. 607 limited to 600 copies. (4), 50, (44 estacion 340 - 362) PP with tables and figures, plus 1 folded map Operacion Cuenca. Soft cover. Spanish text. Near fine. 25.6 x 17.7.

Argentinian Research Vessel Capitan Canepa.

51721
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
OPERACION OCEANOGRAFICA ATLANTICO SUR - Resultados Preliminares
$10.00 AUD

Secretaria de Marina / Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. Buenos Aires. 1959. 1st Ed. Publication H. 608. (4), 12, (152 estacion 204 - 246) PP with tables and figures, plus 1 folded map Operacion Atlantico Sur. Soft cover. Spanish text. Very good. 25.6 x 17.7.

Argentinian Research Vessel: Capitan Canepa.

51724
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
OPERACION OCEANOGRAFICA MERIDIANO - Resultados Preliminares
$10.00 AUD

Secretaria de Marina/Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. Buenos Aires. 1959. 1st Ed. Publication H. 617, limited to 600 copies. 20, (54 estacion 324 - 337) PP with tables and figures, plus 1 folded map Operacion Meridiano. Soft cover. Spanish text. Very good. 25.6 x 17.7.

Argentinian Research Vessel: Capitan Canepa, on the 30° Longitude west.

51727
REPUBLICA ARGENTINA
DUNAS GIGANTES EN EL GOLFO SAN MATIAS
$10.00 AUD

Secretaria de Marina / Servicio de Hidrografia Naval. Buenos Aires. 1961. 1st Ed. Publication H. 622, limited to 700 copies. (2), 4 PP, plus 5 plates (1 chart, 2 graphs, 2 b/x photos). Soft cover. Spanish text. Near fine. 25.6 x 17.7.

Under water dunes, Capitan Canepa.

16473
REVELLE, R., BULLARD, E. & al.
THE OCEAN
$10.00 AUD

A Scientific American Book / W.H. Freeman. San Francisco. 1969. Reprint of the September 1969 issue of Scientific American. 140 PP with b/wand colour illustrations. (maps, graphs, photos, line draw). Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 29.8 x 21.8. 071670997X

The ocean: origin, continental shelf, deep ocean floor, the ocean and Man.

30758
RICCIUTI, Edward D.
KILLERS OF THE SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Walker & Co. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. XI, 308 PP with 82 b/w photos. Fp: Hammerhead shark. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.5. 0802704158

The dangerous creatures that threaten man in an alien environment.

43649
RICE, A. L. (editor)
DEEP-SEA CHALLENGE - The John Murray / Mabahiss Expedition to the Indian Ocean, 1933-34
$30.00 AUD

UNESCO. Paris. 1986. 1st Ed. 336 PP with 42 figures (drawings, maps, photos). Fp: Bow of the Mabahiss. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.7 x 17.5. 9231024000

Narrative of the John Murray Expedition to the Arabian Sea, by Lt. Col. R. B. Seymour Sewell, leader of the expedition. Red Sea, Gulf of Aden, Arabian Sea, Indian Ocean (Bombay to Mombasa, Zanzibar, Seychelles, Maldives, Colombo).

16508
RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand (Edit.)
LE BENTHOS DES FONDS MEUBLES DES LAGONS DE NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE, Volume I
$20.00 AUD

ORSTOM. Paris. 1991. 1st Ed. 312 PP with 72 maps & 57 figures in text. Pict. soft cover. Fine. French & English texts. 26.9 x 20.9. 2709910632

Four papers: 2 in French (notes on dredging and on crustacea), 2 in English (stomatopoda of New Caledonia & Chesterfield islands, plus shallow-water shrimps from New Caledonia).

47863
RICHER DE FORGES, Bertrand, & LABOUTE, Pierre
LA FAUNE DE PROFONDEUR DES ILES MARQUISES (in ORSTOM Actualités)
$15.00 AUD

ORSTOM. Paris. 1998. No. 55. 36 PP. Contains article from P.8 to 14 with 2 maps and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text , with English and Spanish abstracts. Fine. 28 x 20.8.

Deep ocean fauna of the Marquesas islands.

62927
RISER, Stephen C. & LOZIER, M. Susan
RETHINKING THE GULF STREAM (in Scientific American)
$5.00 AUD

Scientific American / Nature America, Inc. New York. 2013. Volume 308, No. 2, February 2013. 72 PP. Contains article pages 44 to 49 with 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.4 x 20.8.

53822
ROEDERER, Patrice (editor)
20 000 LIEUES SUR LES MERS - LA MARINE ORSTOM
$25.00 AUD

ORSTOM / Institut Français de Recherche Scientifique pour le Développement en Coopération. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed. 120, (4) PP with 1 plan, 2 facsimile of documents and 46 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16.

Oceanographic Research Vessels in the employ of the Orstom, a research institute working in tropical waters of overseas French Territories or former Colonies. Oceans: Atlantic, Indian and Pacific. Inland: Lake Chad in central Africa.

16587
ROESSLER, Carl
CORAL KINGDOMS
$15.00 AUD

Abradale. New York. 1986. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 3 b/w maps & numerous colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. Large format: 30 x 23.5. 0810980959

The worldwide system of currents, marine life, corals & reef community. Pictorial discovery of the Caribbean Sea, Red Sea, Indian Ocean, Pacific islands...

16515
ROUGERIE, Francis
LE LAGON SUD-OUEST DE NOUVELLE CALEDONIE: Spécificité Hydrologique, Dynamique et Productivité
$10.00 AUD

Editions de l'ORSTOM. Paris. 1986. 1st Ed. 234 PP with 23 tables & 98 figures (maps, sketches,..). Stiff covers. French text with a 3 page abstract in English. Fine. 27 x 21. 2709908093

The South-west lagoon of New Caledonia: physical characteristics, influence of oceanic waters, hydrology, nutrients and the ecosystem.

21062
ROUGHLEY, T.C.
WHERE NATURE RUNS RIOT, On Australia's Great Barrier Marine Animals grow to Unusual Size, Develop Strange Weapons of Attack and Defense, and Acquire Brilliant Colors (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1940. Volume LXXVII, No 6, June 1940. Article from P. 823 to 850 with 1 map, 18 bw and 15 colour photos in text. Soft cover, front cover rubbed. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

50774
ROUGHLEY, T.C.
WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1946. October 1946 reprint of the 1936 original. XIII, (3), 282 PP, plus 35 plates with 51 colour photos & 15 plates with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Colour illust: A coral garden. FEP: Map of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef & the Capricorn & Bunker Group. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Hinge of back cover split on 8cms. Name of previous owner on half title page. Foxing, o/wise a good copy. 23.4 x 16.8.

The habits of, and the animal life associated with, 1250 miles of coral reef.

56993
ROUGHLEY, T.C.
WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1936. 1st Ed. XIII, (3), 282 PP, plus 35 plates with 51 colour photos & 15 plates with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Colour illust: A coral garden. FEP: Map of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef & the Capricorn & Bunker Group. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Lettering on spine lightly faded. Name of previous owner on half title page blocked with white liquid paper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 23.4 x 16.8.

The habits of, and the animal life associated with, 1250 miles of coral reef.

64581
ROUGHLEY, T.C.
WONDERS OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$5.00 AUD

Sydney. 1956. Angus & Robertson. Reprint of the 1936 original. XV, 279 PP, plus 35 pages with 50 colour plates & 15 pages with 30 b/w plates. Fp: Colour illust: A coral garden. FEP: Map of Australia, the Great Barrier Reef & the Capricorn & Bunker Group. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine which is dulled. Very good clean copy. 23.4 x 16.8.

The habits of, and the animal life associated with, 1250 miles of coral reef.

58693
ROUX, Georges
L'ENREGISTREMENT ET L'ANALYSE DE LA HOULE A CASABLANCA
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Monaco. 1953. Bulletin No. 1023 - 10 March 1953. 8 PP with 5 figures. Soft cover. Small chips. French text. Very good. 25 x 16.2

16562
RUTLAND, Jonathan
THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1980. In the Macmillan Colour Library series. 49 PP with colour illust. throughout. Title-page: Diver in a suit. Eps: Aqualung diver and fish. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 35.5 x 26. 333281721

The earth and the sea, exploring the sea, life in the sea, the sea and its use. For children.

44775
SAAP, Jan
WHAT IS NATURAL ? - Coral Reef Crisis
$15.00 AUD

New York. 1999. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XV, (3), 275 PP with 14 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 drawing and 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 195123646

The crown-of-thorns starfish and coral reefs.

16521
SACKETT, Russell
EDGE OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1991. 7th Printing in the Planet Earth series. 176 PP, profusely illustrated throughout. Pict. hard cover. Fine. 28.4 x 23.2. 0705407497

Includes chapters on the fragile front lines of defense, armies of sand on the march, the role of the wetlands, and the struggle to stop the sea.

60894
SALVAT, Bernard & BACCHET, Philippe
GUIDE DES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE TAHITI ET SES ILES
$50.00 AUD

Au Vent des Iles. Papeete. 2011. 1st Ed., in Collection Nature et Environnement d'Océanie. 366 PP with 1 map in colour and hundreds of colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 20.5 x 15.5. 9782915654912

Over 1000 species: seaweeds, sponges, sea shells, fishes ... mammals, birds.

30603
SAMMON, Rick
RHYTHM OF THE REEF - A Day in the Life of the Coral Reef
$15.00 AUD

Swan Hill Press. London. 1996. 1st Uk Ed. of the 1995 US original. 120 PP with 1 map of threatened Coral Reefs, 1 drawing (formation of Reef Types) and 117 colour photos. Title spread: glassy sweepers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 25.6. 1853107417

Sunrise on the reef: Red Sea. Diving at midday: Truk Lagoon...

16433
SAND, Peter H.
MARINE ENVIRONMENT LAW IN THE UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENT PROGRAMME, an Emergent Eco-Regime
$35.00 AUD

Tycooly. London. 1988. 1st Ed. XXVI, 265 PP with 1 map and 10 tables in text. Decorated laminated boards. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 1851480242

Global guidelines: Off-shore mining, Geneva 1981 - South West Pacific: Nouméa convention and protocol, Rarotonga 1982 - Indian Ocean: Nairobi convention and protocols 1985 - Red Sea: Jeddah convention and protocol 1982 ...

10536
SAVOURS, Ann
THE VOYAGES OF THE DISCOVERY, The Illustrated Story of Scott's Ship
$20.00 AUD

Virgin. London. 1992. 1st soft cover Edition. XVI, 384 PP with 2 sketches & 8 maps in text plus 8 pages with 22 colour plates & 16 pages with 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers with light wear, spine with a few creases and a little faded. Contents are near fine. 24 x 19. 0863698115

Built in 1900 for Capt. Scott's Expedition 1901-4, voyages to Hudson Bay 1905-11, WWI: Voyage to Archangel, search for Shackleton, Convoy duty & coastal patrol. Discovery (oceanographic) expedition of 1925-27, B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. Expedition of 1929-31, preservation and monument.

58694
SCACCINI, Andrea
LA TEMPERATURA E LA SALINITA' NELLE ACQUE SUPERFICIALI DELL'ADRIATICO A FANO DAL 1945 AL 1951
$5.00 AUD

Institut Océanographique. Monaco. 1953. Bulletin No. 1024 - 26 March 1953. 10 PP with 3 figures and 4 tables. Soft cover. Stamp of the Hydrographic Office, Sydney on front cover. Small chips. Italian text. Very good. 25 x 16.2

44615
SCHARFF, Robert
The How and Why Wonder Book of OCEANOGRAPHY
$15.00 AUD

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1972. Juvenile edition. Reprint of the 1964 original, with an introduction by Paul E. Blackwood. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Robert Doremus. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 27.5 x 21.

16487
SCHLEE, Susan
ON ALMOST ANY WIND, The Saga of the Oceanographic Research Vessel Atlantis
$10.00 AUD

Cornell Univ. Press. New York. 1978. 1st Ed. 303 PP with 1 map, 18 draw. & 65 photos in text. Fp: RV Atlantis under sail. Eps: Map of North Atlantic & Mediterranean with track of principal cruises of RV Atlantis 1931-1950. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 081411602

Story of sea and sail during 35 years of oceanographic research.

16605
SCHLEE, Susan
THE EDGE OF AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD, A History of Oceanography
$10.00 AUD

E.P. Dutton. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. 398 PP with 8 maps, 25 figures & 56 photos of paintings in text. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped) Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0525096736

Oceanography with the Americans (Wilkes, Maury, Agassiz), the British (Darwin, Huxley, Wyville Thomson) the Monegasque (Prince Albert of Monaco), and 20th Century developments...

49346
SCHLEE, Susan
ON ALMOST ANY WIND, The Saga of the Oceanographic Research Vessel Atlantis
$15.00 AUD

Cornell University Press. New York. 1978. 1st Ed. 303 PP with 1 map, 18 draw. & 65 photos in text. Fp: RV Atlantis under sail. Eps: Map of North Atlantic & Mediterranean with track of principal cruises of RV Atlantis 1931-1950. Hard cover, dj. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 081411602

Story of sea and sail during 35 years of oceanographic research.

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.

42790
SCHROEDER, Robert E.
SOMETHING RICH AND STRANGE
$15.00 AUD

Harper & Row. New York. 1965. 1st Ed. VII, 184 PP, plus 32 pages with 19 colour and 38 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Signed by the author on half title page. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.

A pioneer night diver and marine biologist reveals the marvelous spectacle of underwater life, the remarkable changes between day and night.

22449
SCHULTZ, Leonard P. & STERN, Edith M.
THE WAYS OF FISHES
$10.00 AUD

T.F.H. Publications. Jersey City, USA. 1971. Revised edition of the 1948 original. (X), 247, (15 index) PP with 2 b/w photos & 80 figures, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos and 32 pages with 64 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 21 x 14.5.

Fish biology for the beginner.

72553
SCOTT, Phil
HEMINGWAY'S HURRICANE - The Great Florida Keys Storm of 1935
$25.00 AUD

International Marine / McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Rennie, "Scientific American". XIV, 246, (14 blank) PP with 3 b/w illustrations (1 map of Caribbean Sea, 1 map of Southern Florida on 2 pages with an inset of the Florida Keys), plus 12 pages with b/w illustrations (1 weather map and 30 photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 23.5 x 16. 9780071453325

Hurricane of August / September 1935.

16569
SCOTT, Trevor D.
THE MARINE AND FRESH WATER FISHES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

Govt. Printer. Adelaide. 1962. 338 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover, cloth spine. Covers a little grubby with water stain on top right edge throughout but not affecting any text or plates. Otherwise a very good copy. 25 x 15.5.

Handbook of the flora and fauna of South Australia written by the Curator of Fishes at the South Australian Museum.

47802
SCOTT-MACNAB, David (editor)
EXPLORING THE DEEP (in Reader's Digest Travels & Adventures)
$15.00 AUD

Reader's Digest (Australia) Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1997. 1st Australian edition of the 1994 original. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.6 x 21.5. 0864490372

Part 1: The Ocean World, an evocation. Part 2: Diving with Jacques Cousteau, by Albert Falco and Yves Paccalet (translated and condensed from Capitaine de la Calypso).

56950
SERENE, R. & CHEVEY, P.
RAPPORT SUR LE FONCTIONNEMENT DE L'INSTITUT OCEANOGRAPHIQUE DE L'INDOCHINE pendant l'année 1936-1937
$55.00 AUD

Station Maritime de Cauda. Nhatrang, Côte d'Annam. 1938. 1st Ed. Publication de l' Institut Océanographique de l'Indochine No. 34 , 31 Août 1938. (6 errata), 28, (42) PP with 4 tables on double page and 11 plates (2 of them folded). Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 27.5 x 18.5.

Ingleton: 13535

56025
SERRE, Xavier (editor)
PERLES: Le Trésor du Pacifique (in Luxe & Prestige)
$10.00 AUD

Pacifique Presse Communication. Nouméa. 2008. Supplément Nouvelles Calédoniennes, 8 December 2008. 48 PP with colour illustrations. Contains articles from P. 8 to 12 on the Black Pearls of Tahiti. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 42.5 x 29.5.

Pinctada Margaritifera and Black Pearls.

74692
SHAIRER, Gerda & JAMESON, Egon
HEROES OF THE BRITISH LIFEBOATS
$10.00 AUD

George G. Harrap & Co. Ltd. London. 1938. 1st ED. 276 PP, plus 10 plates with 9 b/w photos. Fp: "Piled up !". Cloth covers. Covers rubbed and worn. 3 of the plates called for (74/75, 104/5 & 210/210 with 7 b/w photos) are missing). Ex Library copy with stamps on recto of frontispiece, lower margin of title page and 3 of the plates. A good reading / working copy. Image shows frontispiece and title-page. 20.7 x 14.5.

16389
SHARMA, Nishi, LAUBITZ, D.R., SUTHERLAND, I., ADAMS, P. & CHANG-TAI Shih
BIBLIOGRAPHIA INVERTEBRATORUM AQUATICORUM CANADENSIUM, Volume 2, Index Bibliographicus
$10.00 AUD

National Museums of Canada. Ottawa. 1983. 1st Ed. V, 237 PP. Eps: Maps. Pict. soft cover, spiral bound, corners slightly bumped, o/wise very good. Oblong: 21.6 x 28. 0662112725

75501
SHARPE, Alan
SHARK DOWN UNDER - The Story of Shark Attacks in Australian Waters
$15.00 AUD

Dominion Publishing Co. Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. 160, (9 index) PP, plus 30 pages with 27 b/w illustrations ( 3 drawings/engravings and 24 photos. Stiff covers. Fine. 17.7 x 10.7.

16393
SHEPARD, Francis P.
GEOLOGICAL OCEANOGRAPHY, Evolution of Coasts, Continental Margins and the Deep-Sea Floor
$10.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1977. 1st Ed. (6), II, 214 PP with 10 bw illust. at head of chapters, and 125 figures (drawings, maps, photos..) in text plus 4 pages with 8 col.photos. Eps: Colour map, The Age of the Ocean Basins. Hard cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0702210986

Ocean Basins: formation and sliding of continents - Waves and currents - Coral reefs... Deep-Sea floor.

16524
SHEPPARD, Charles R.C.
A NATURAL HISTORY OF THE CORAL REEF
$30.00 AUD

Blandford Press. Poole, Dorset. 1983. 1st Ed. VIII, 152 PP with b/w illust. (fig., maps, sketches, photos) and 67 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.7. 0713712686

How the reef works as a complete ecosystem: how fish, corals, plants & weather inter-relate.

56921
SHIRAI, Shohei
THE STORY OF PEARLS
$30.00 AUD

Japan Publications, Inc. Tokyo. 1970. 1st printing, May 1970. 132 PP with 62 b/w and 63 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 19.

45342
SICKERT, Susan
BEYOND THE LATTICE - Broome's early years
$45.00 AUD

Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Fremantle. 2003. 1st Ed. 199 PP with 1 plan, 1 chart, 4 maps, 16 colour and 83 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Crab Creek. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 20 x 21. 1863683925

A town based on pearling.

16469
SILVERBERG, Robert
THE WORLD OF THE OCEAN DEPTHS
$5.00 AUD

World's Work Ltd. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patches. Very good. 23.5 x 13.5. 437746429

Life in the ocean depths & the story of research, past & present.

60093
SLATER, Pat
AMAZING FACTS ABOUT AUSTRALIAN MARINE LIFE
$10.00 AUD

Steve Parish Publishing. Brisbane. c. 2000. 1st Ed., in the Steve Parish Discover and Learn about Australia series. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos by Steve Parish). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 22.5. 1874932364

21076
SMITH, Dick & WHELAN, Howard (editors)
AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC - No. 35, July-Sept. 1994 + Poster-Map "ANTARCTICA"
$15.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1994. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Plus 2 folded plates "The making of an Australian pearl" and "West MacDonnell National Park", and a large folded map of "Antarctica" (loosely inserted). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Australi's Giant Pearls, by Rory McGuinness. A Timeless Grandeur (Central Australia's spectacular West MacDonnell National Park), by Denis O'Byrne. Paddling into Paradise (kayaking expedition to Papua New Guinea), by Katie Reid.

55961
SMITH, Nancy, STEWART, Robert (editors)
ANH Australian Natural History - Volume 18, No. 12, 1976
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Museum. Sydney. 1976. December 1976. 421-452 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

A Satellite View of Australia, by J. F. Huntington. A most successful invasion: the diversity of Australia's Skinks, by Allen E. Greer. Botanaviti: the elusive Fijian Frogs, by John C. Pernetta and Barry Goldman. People, Pigs and Punishment (Highlands of Papua New Guinea), by D. K. Feil...

56814
SMITH, Stephen V., CHAVE, Keith E. & KAM, Dennis T. O.
ATLAS OF KANEOHE BAY: A Reef Ecosystem Under Stress
$30.00 AUD

The University of Hawaii. Honolulu. 1973. 1st Ed., in the University of Hawaii Sea Grant Program. VIII, 128 PP with 55 figures (one of them folded). Soft cover, pictorial front, spiral bound. Covers slightly soiled, signature of previous owner on front cover, o/wise very good. 28 x 21.5.

19979
SOLEM, Alan
THE SHELL MAKERS: Introducing Mollusks
$20.00 AUD

John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 289 PP with 4 tables and 91 figures (drawings by Carole W. Christman, and bw photos), plus 12 pages with 45 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (small piece missing at top of front). Near fine. 23.7 x 15. 0471812102

Introduction to mollusks, and their probable patterns of evolution.

74722
SOMERVILLE, Janet
TASMANIAN SHELLS
$20.00 AUD

Visual Aids Branch, Education Department, Tasmania. Hobart.. 1963. 1st Ed., in Visual Aids Bulletin No. 1. 11 PP (typescript on recto only) with drawings by Alma Carlstrom. Pictorial soft covers . Some scoring (mostly ticks or crosses in pencil) opposite the shell drawings. Slight ageing of paper. Front cover of original wrapper pasted down on stiff folder. Good. 33.3 x 20.7.

An aid for shell identification and used in primary schools.

16566
SOPER, Tony
OCEANS OF BIRDS
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1989. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 19 maps, 50 bw illust. by Michael Loates and 50 colour photos in text. Half-title page : Laysan Albatross. Illustrated end-papers and title-page. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 19.6. 0715391992

The diversity of sea and coastal birds of the world.

16519
SOUTH, G. Robin (editor)
MARINE RESOURCES AND DEVELOPMENT
$30.00 AUD

PIMRIS (Pacific Islands Marine Resources Information) / USP. Suva. 1993. 1st Ed. Foreword by Esekia Solofa. V, 149 PP with tables, graphs and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 9820101883

The Ray Parkinson Memorial Lectures: 1992.

38138
SPERRY, Armstrong
DANGER TO WINDWARD
$10.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1961. Reprint of the 1952 original. 241, (3 advert.) PP with 17 b/w illustrations (12 head pieces) by author. Hard cover, device on front cover and spine. Light foxing, renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 13.6.

Tales on Whaling and the South Seas.

16410
STEENE, Roger
CORAL REEFS - NATURE'S RICHEST REALM
$25.00 AUD

Crawford House. Bathurst. 1990. 1st Ed. 336 PP with 300 colour photos. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Small scratch at top of front cover of dust jacket and light rubbing on the top of a few pages, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 25.8. 1863330097

Magnificent colour plates throughout, depicting the world's coral reefs in all their splendour.

48232
STEENE, Roger
CORAL SEAS
$30.00 AUD

Bathurst. 1998. Crawford House. 1st Ed. (14), 272 PP with 340 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Very good. Large format: 32.2 x 27.7. 1863331441

Life of world's coral reefs. Brilliant photography.

16507
STEENE, Roger C.
BUTTERFLY AND ANGELFISHES OF THE WORLD - VOLUME 1
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1978. 1st Australian edition. 144 PP with 1 map of Australia/New Guinea region & 213 colour photos, 18 colour plates of different species. Title-page: Pickersgill Reef. Eps: Mappe-monde. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.3 x 21.2. 0589500775

Complete survey of the species of Australia & New Guinea & their occurrence in the Indo-Pacific region.

22444
STENUIT, Robert
THE DOLPHIN, COUSIN TO MAN
$10.00 AUD

J.M. Dent. London. 1969. 1st English edition of the 1968 French original. XV, 176 PP with 10 figures, plus 32 pages with 44 bw illust., and 16 pages with 40 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Few foxing spots on prelims. Very good. 23.6 x 15.8. 0460038575

44830
STICKNEY, Robert R.
PRINCIPLES OF WARMWATER AQUACULTURE
$10.00 AUD

John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1979. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 375 PP with tables, 24 drawings and 44 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj rubbed, chipped and repaired, now plastic protected. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper and top outside edge. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.4 x 15.7. 047103388X

73854
STILMAN BERRY, S.
FISHERIES: Biological Results of the Fishing Experiments carried out by the F.I.S. "Endeavour" 1909-14, (H.C. Dannevig) - Volume IV, Part 5: on the Cephalopoda in the Great Australian Bight and other Southern Australian Localities
$70.00 AUD

Department of Trade and Customs, Commonwealth of Australia. Sydney. 1918. May 1918 edition. (2), 203-298 PP with 30 tables and 67 figures, plus 116 pages of b/w illustrations with 29 plates with 93 drawings of Cephalopoda. Soft wrappers with wear around edges, title on front cover. Signature of previous owner on front cover, o/wise contents are near fine. 24 x 15.3.

30074
STIX, H. & M. & ABBOTT, R.Tucker
THE SHELL, Five Hundred Million Years of Inspired Design
$25.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1988. Reprint of the 1968 original. No pagination, (40), 272, (9 bibliography & index) PP with 15 figures, 19 explanatory sketches, 108 b/w photos, and 80 colour photos (all photographs by H. Landshoff). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Mint condition. Oblong: large format - 27.8 x 29.2. 0810980878

Shells and Man, religious symbol, heraldry, art,..

16370
STIX, H. & M., & ABBOTT, R. Tucker
THE SHELL
$10.00 AUD

Thames Hudson. London. 1978. 1st soft cover edition. 164 PP with 15 b/w figures and 100 plates (65 in colour). Fp. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 24.7 x 25. 0500271356

The shell in history, shell lore from many cultures, romance of collection, influence of shell forms on art,...

74787
STODART, Eleanor
SEASHORES OF AUSTRALIA
$20.00 AUD

Rigby Ltd. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Ed. 63 PP with b/w illustrations (2 maps, 46 photos and c. 30 drawings (in margin of 4 pages), plus 4 pages with 14 colour photos (all photos by Ederic Slater). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 24.2 x 18.5. 0727003143

58761
STONE, Peter
DIVE AUSTRALIA - A Guide to Scuba diving locations and services in Australia
$15.00 AUD

Oceans Publications. Yarram, Victoria. 1990. 3rd edition of the 1982 original. 288 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, location maps, photos...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 0731683471

31080
STONE, Roger D.
THE VOYAGE OF THE SANDERLING
$10.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1990. 1st Ed. XIII, 302, (2) PP with 3 plans of Sanderling, 17 maps and 50 b/w illust. Fp: Course of the Sanderling between Camden, Maine and Rio de Janeiro. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5. 039457334X

Exploring the ecology of the Atlantic Coast from Maine to Rio de Janeiro in the 38-foot cutter Sanderling. Study of the coast nowadays and comparison with the early explorers statements and description. An 8,000-mile cruise between the summer of 1986 and April 1988.

64166
SUMMERFIELD, William & RADOK, Rainer
A Preliminary Study of TIDES AND WAVES AT MAWSON - Research Paper No. 3, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Research Paper No. 3: No pagination, 10 PP (tyipescript recto only) with 7 figures (1 map, 1 plan, 5 graphs/plots). Loose wrappers with a little foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 21.5.

Waves and tides at Australia's Antarctic base of Mawson, during 1965.

19868
SUTTY, Leslie
SEASHELL TREASURES OF THE CARIBBEAN
$20.00 AUD

E.P. Dutton. New York. 1986. 1st US edition of the 1984 French original Cent coquillages rares des Antilles. 128 PP with 1 map and 139 colour photos. Fp: Map of the Lesser Antilles. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.8. 0525244115

72535
SWAINSTON, Roger
SWAINSTON'S FISHES OF AUSTRALIA
$80.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Books. Sydney. 2020 New edition in a soft covers form, of the 2010 original. (10), 822 PP with 9 figures (4 in b/w and 5 in colour) and over 1500 colour illustrations by Roger Swaintson. Limp covers. New. 27 x 23.2. 9781761040542

73817
TAISNE, Capitaine de Corvette B. / GUILCHER, M.
EXPEDITION FRANCAISE SUR LES RECIFS CORALLIENS DE LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE - Volume Premier: Organisation et Hydrographie / Récifs du Sud, Récifs de Tuo
$100.00 AUD

Editions de la Fondation Singer-Polignac. Paris. 1965. Volume 1. 1st Ed. Foreword by Roger Heim. VIII, 240 PP with tables, over 20 maps or sketch maps in b/w or colour and over 55 figures, plus 13 plates with 4 colour and 29 b/w photos. Stiff covers with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Free fly of the front endpaper with stamp of previous owner. French text. Near fine condition. 32 x 24.

72302
TALBOT, Frank & STEENE, Roger (editor)
READER'S DIGEST BOOK OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$20.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Services. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 384 PP with 2 maps, over 800 colour photos. Fp: Acropora with blue damselfish. Title page: Male blue-headed wrasse. Half title page: Sun rising over the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Eps: Fungia, a mushroom coral. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 26.3 x 26.3. 0949819417

42302
TALL, Jeffrey
SUBMARINES & DEEP-SEA VEHICLES
$15.00 AUD

Silverdale Books. Enderby, UK. 2002. 1st Ed. 256 PP with over 60 colour artworks and cutaways and more than 140 b/w and colour photos. Half title page: Deep ocean research vehicle Alvin. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 23.7. 1856056341

31642
TAYLOR, Frank J., WELTY, Earl M., & EYRE David W.
FROM LAND AND SEA - The Story of Castle & Cooke of Hawaii
$20.00 AUD

Chronicle Books. San Francisco. 1976. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 2 family trees and 116 b/w illust. Fp: Portraits of Samuel Northrup Castle and Amos Starr Cooke. Eps: Map of the Hawaiian Islands. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16.3. 0877010811

Story of Hawaiian monarchs and missionaries, bold sea captains and adventurous entrepreneurs... From a Hawaiian general store to a leader in food industry.

37076
TAYLOR, Leighton, TRICAS, Timothy C., DEACON, Kevin, et al.. (editors)
SHARKS & RAYS
$15.00 AUD

Reader's Digest (Australia). Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. 288 PP with a few b/w and hundreds of colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 16.8. 9780864490940

11695
TAYLOR, Valerie & Ron (editor)
GREAT SHARK STORIES
$5.00 AUD

Wm. Collins. London. 1978. XVII, 329 PP. Hard cover a little grubby, spine faded, light foxing on edges, o/wise good. 23.5 x 15. 0002162725

A selection of shark stories by different well-known authors.

58387
TEIWAKI, Roniti
MANAGEMENT OF MARINE RESOURCES IN KIRIBATI
$25.00 AUD

University of the South Pacific. Suva. 1988. 1st Ed. XXI, 239 PP with 27 figures and 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 9820200415

16501
THOMPSON, Rose-Marie
THE FIRST FORTY YEARS, New Zealand Oceanographic Institute: 1954-1994
$25.00 AUD

40th Jubilee Committee N.Z.O.I. Wellington. 1994. 1st Ed. 188 PP with 114 b/w illustrations (8 maps, 4 draw., 102 photos). Fp: Bathymetry of the New Zealand Region. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 21. 0473026465

Historical background, creation of the Institute: its philosophy, plans & targets, facilities, activities.

37047
THOMSON, J. M.
A Field Guide to the COMMON SEA & ESTUARY FISHES of non-tropical Australia
$20.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed., in Australian Field Guides series. 144 PP with 2 figures, plus 32 plates with 189 colour paintings by Margaret Senior. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 0002192713

22123
THOMSON, J.M.
FISH OF THE OCEAN AND SHORE
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1974. 1st Ed., in The Australian Naturalist Library series. 208 PP with 4 b/w figures, plus 16 pages with 39 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 15. 0002114364

Background and position of fishing in Australia: commercial or recreational.

16461
THOMSON, Keith Stewart
LIVING FOSSIL, The Story of the Coelacanth
$5.00 AUD

Hutchinson Radius. London. 1991. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 46 figures (graphs, line drawings, photos) in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.5. 0091751152

First trawled by Capt. Goosen of the Nerine and studied by Marjorie Courtenay-Latimer in 1938. Search off the Comoros Archipelago. Studies & results.

16458
THRESHER, Ronald E.
REEF FISH, Behaviour and Ecology on the Reef and in the Aquarium
$10.00 AUD

John Bartholomew & Son. Edinburgh. 1980. 171 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 19. 0702882704

Covers about one third of the 700 species found on or around the western Atlantic reefs.

39349
TISDELL, Clem, SHANG, Yung C. & LEUNG, PingSun (editors)
ECONOMICS OF COMMERCIAL GIANT CLAM MARICULTURE
$15.00 AUD

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research. Canberra. 1994. 1st Ed., ACIAR Monograph No. 25. (2), 306 PP with figures (graphs, maps...), and 17 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 18632900983

54588
TSUKAMOTO, Yushiro
MAGNETIC SURVEY OF JAPAN 1954-55 (in The Bulletin of the Hydrographic Office)
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Safety Board. Tokyo. 1961 . 1st Ed. Publication No. 945, Volume XV: (2), IV, 228, (2) PP with 10 tables [table X: covering 133 locations (tables and sketch maps on Magnetic observations)], plus 7 folded charts in colour. Papered boards. Near fine. 25.5 x 18.5.

49401
UMBGROVE, J. H. F.
STRUCTURAL HISTORY OF THE EAST INDIES
$25.00 AUD

University Press. Cambridge. 1949. 1st Ed. XII, 64 PP with 68 figures, plus 9 b/w plates with 1 relief-block and 23 photos, and 1 large folded Geology map at end of the book. Cloth covers with light soiling and shelf wear, gilt title on front cover and spine. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. A very good copy. 31.8 x 25.3.

Physical geology of the Indonesian archipelago: Shallow seas, deep-sea basins, volcanoes... Geophysics.

19703
UNITED STATES FISH COMMISSION
DEEP-SEA EXPLORATION - A General Description of the Steamer ALBATROSS, her Appliances and Methods - Bulletin 1896, No.17, Part 5
$125.00 AUD

United States Fish Commission. New York. 1896. Report by Z.L. TANNER. (8 blanks), P.257 to 428, (12 blanks) with b/w illustrations [76 text-cuts and 1 photo, plus 40 plates (37 on full-page & 3 large folded)]. Fp: The Albatross. Bound in modern dark cloth, gilt-engraved spine. Near fine. 27.5 x 19.5.

The author was Captain of the U.S. Fish Commission Steamer Albatross from Nov. 1882 to May, 1894.

36740
UPTON, Joe
AMARETTO
$10.00 AUD

International Marine Publishing. Camden, Maine. 1986. 1st Ed. (8), 164 PP with 16 head pieces and 31 b/w photos. Fp: Bridge of the Amaretto. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 18.2. 0877422230

Herring fisheries off the coast of Maine, USA: fishing from a former sardine carrier, way of life...

73434
URBINA, Ian
THE OUTLAW OCEAN - Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier
$20.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 2019. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 544 PP with 84 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 17 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.2 x 15.2. 9781847925862

46541
VAN ANDEL, Tjeerd
RACONTE, VIEIL OCEAN
$10.00 AUD

Arthaud Marines. Paris. 1980. 1st French edition of the US original Tales of an Old Ocean, translated by Maurice Bert. 199 PP with 4 tables and 13 figures. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Foxing spots on outside edges and the first and last pages. Good. French text. 20 x 15. 2700302923

Food and the sea. Tectonic plates...

16602
VAN DE VOORT, J. P.
DE NEDERLANDSE NOORDZEEVISSERIJ IN OUDE ANSICHTEN
$20.00 AUD

Europese Bibliotheek. Amsterdam. 1983. 5th edition. No Pagination, 160 PP with 156 b/w photos on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Dutch text. Fine. Oblong: 14.4 x 20.6. 902882233X

The Dutch North Sea fishery and fishing in old picture post cards.

16526
VAN DORN, William G.
OCEANOGRAPHY AND SEAMANSHIP
$50.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press. Centreville, Maryland. 1993. 2nd edition of the 1973 original. XIV, 440 PP with 170 figures & 28 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 28.5 x 22. 9780870334344

Ocean origins, nature, life at sea, meteorology, ocean currents, wave motion, ship dynamics.

54178
VAN DYCK, Steve
THE TALE OF WILLIAM WALL'S WHALE (in Australian Natural History - Volume 23, No. 8, 1991
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Museum. Sydney. 1991. Edited by Fiona DOIG & Georgina HICKEY. 585-664 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Folded poster: Small fish of Norfolk Island, loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.2 x 21.

Other articles include: Southern Australia's enigmatic Clingfishes, by Barry Hutchins... Emperor, King and Little Pig: the three Rats of Guadalcanal, by Tim Flannery. Frank Hurley Collection, by Ric Bolzan. ...

44626
VANDENBELD, John
NATURE OF AUSTRALIA - A Portrait of the Island Continent
$10.00 AUD

Collins / A. B. C. Sydney. 1989. Reprint of the 1988 original. XII, 292 PP with colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos and tables). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.8 x 20. 0732200032

Chapter 2: Seas under Capricorn.

42224
VAUGHAN, Harold
THE AUSTRALIAN FISHERMAN 'S COMPANION
$15.00 AUD

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 2001. 15th reprint of the 1982 original. 229 PP with 6 pages of figures, 8 head pieces and 275 colour illustrations (most of them photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 22 x 12. 1864367687

Covers 240 species grouped in 10 sections.

74230
VERON, J. E. N.
A REEF IN TIME - The Great Barrier Reef from Beginning to End
$45.00 AUD

Belknap Press / Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 2008. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 289 PP with over 45 b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 57 colour illustrations.. Hartd cover, cloth spine, dj. Fine/as new condition. 24 x 16. 9780674026797

66773
VETTER, Richard (editor)
ECONOMIC BENEFITS FROM OCEANOGRAPHIC RESEARCH - A special report of the Committee on Oceanography - No.1228
$15.00 AUD

National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council. Washington, D.C. 1964. Publication No. 1228. Foreword by Milner B. Schaefer. (VIII), 50 PP with 3 tables. Illustrated soft covers. Front cover has some small patches of insect damage and traces of rust, o/wise very good. 24.7 x 17.5.

53703
VEVERS, H. G.
THE BRITISH SEASHORE
$10.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd. London. 1954. 1st Ed. XII, 160 PP with 13 headpieces and 80 figures, plus 8 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on spine, dj. 2 withdrawn stamps (front endpaper and title page). Foxing. Good working copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

20470
VILLIERS, Alan
GOLDEN BEACHES OF PORTUGAL [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume CVI, No.5]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1954. Vol. CVI, No. 5, November 1954. Article from P. 673 to 696 with 2 maps, 12 b/w and 12 colour photos. Card cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

With the shore-based fishermen of the coast of Portugal.

49743
VILLIERS, Alan
THE QUEST OF THE SCHOONER ARGUS. A Voyage to The Banks and Greenland
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1951. 1st Ed. XI, 256 PP with 1 plan of the Argus, 1 diagram and 3 maps, plus 48 pages with 94 b/w photos by the author. Fp: The Doryman. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Top outside edge tinted. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. A very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23 x 15.

Sailing in 1950 with the Portuguese cod-fishing fleet to the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and to the Greenland fishing grounds of the Davis Straits.

51090
VILLIERS, Alan
THE LAST GRAND BANKS SCHOONERS - Part One (in Ships and Ship Models - Vol VII, No. 79, July 1954)
$10.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1954. 40 PP (241-280). Contains article between P.256 and 258 with 4 b/w photos. Illustrated wrappers, repaired at spine. Very good. 24.6 x 18.3.

Portuguese schooners, fishing on the Grand Banks, off Newfoundland.

64938
VILLIERS, Alan
THE QUEST OF THE SCHOONER ARGUS, A Voyage to The Banks and Greenland
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1951. 1st Ed. XI, 256 PP with 1 plan of the Argus, 1 diagram and 3 maps, plus 48 pages with 94 b/w photos by the author. Fp: The Doryman. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, top outside edge tinted, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with a few small chips and in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner at top of FFEP which has a little offsetting, light foxing on outside fore edge, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 23 x 15.

Sailing in 1950 with the Portuguese cod-fishing fleet to the Grand Banks off Newfoundland and to the Greenland fishing grounds of the Davis Straits.

75631
VILLIERS, Alan
THE DEEP SEA FISHERMEN
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1970. 1st Ed. 125 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Eps: Fishing grounds of Arctic, North Atlantic, and North Sea. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Ex Library copy with stamps on outside edges, endpapers and title page. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 20.4 x 13.6. 0340128402

Life and experiences on a deep sea trawler, fishing in Arctic waters.

64172
VON DER BORCH, C. C.
SUBMARINE CANYONS OF SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA: Their Distribution and Ages - Research Paper No. 9, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia.Adelaide. 1967. Research Paper No. 9, June 1967: (1), 15, (4) PP (recto only) with 4 figures( 1 folded map, 2 maps and 1 with 10 diagrams). Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

64175
VON DER BORCH, C. C.
MARGINAL PLATEAUS: Their Relationship to Continental Shelf Sedimentary BASINS IN SOUTHERN AUSTRALIA - Research Paper No. 12, "Horace Lamb Centre for Oceanographical Research"
$10.00 AUD

The Flinders University of South Australia. Adelaide. 1967. Research Paper No. 12, August 1967: (1), 9, (4) PP (recto only) with 4 figures (2 maps and 4 graphs). Soft cover, staples. Fine. 28 x 21.5.

50435
WALDRON, F. E. & BROUWER, J.
BY REEF AND POOL. An Introduction to Marine Invertebrates
$15.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1964. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Dr. R. W. George. XVI, 79 PP with 11 figures, plus 16 pages with 61 b/w plates. REP: Classification table. Fp (in colour): ... what the sea has brought us.... Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.7 x 14.2.

17757
WALLACE, Joseph
THE DEEP SEA
$20.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. 143 PP with bw and colour illust., (over 100 colour photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 26. 0831721774

Discoveries, exploration and studies of the oceans, since the days of William Beebe. Life without light - robot submersibles - treasure hunts - El Nino...

32396
WALSH, Professor R. J. (editor)
SYMPOSIUM ON MARINE SCIENCES
$10.00 AUD

Australian Academy of Science. Canberra. 1970. 1st Ed., reports of the Australian Academy of Science Number 12. 76 PP with figures (drawings, graphs, maps and 1 b/w photo). Card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5.

Ocean floor spreading, by Dr. F.J. Vine. Interaction between Oceans and Atmosphere, by Dr. C.H.B. Priestley...

21053
WARD, Fred
THE PEARL (in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 168, N. 2)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1985. Volume 168, No. 2, August 1985. Includes article from P. 193 to 223 with 1 b/w and 35 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

61197
WARNER, William W.
BEAUTIFUL SWIMMERS: Watermen, Crabs and the Chesapeake Bay
$5.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. c. 1987. 3rd paperback reprint of the 1977 edition. A Penguin Nature Library book with an Introduction by John Barth. XVII, 304 PP with 2 maps and 15 drawings by Consuelo Hanks. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 19.7 x 13.2. 0140170049

.

34025
WATERMAN, Talbot H.
ANIMAL NAVIGATION
$10.00 AUD

Scientific American Library. New York. 1989. 1st Ed., No. 26 in the Scientic American Library series. VIII, (2), 243, (2) PP with colour illust. (graphs, maps, photos). Fp: Baby green turtle entering the surf. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 22. 0716750244

Animal migration: flyers and swimmers. Human navigation and its relevance to animal navigation... Biological clocks and calendars, sense of space, electric and magnetic direction finding...

51545
WATERS, Rear Admiral O. D. (editor)
THE OCEANOGRAPHIC OPERATIONS PROGRAM OF THE U. S. NAVY - Accomplishments and Prospects
$15.00 AUD

Office of the Oceanographer of the Navy. Alexandria, Virginia. 1967. December 1967 edition. Foreword by Rear Admiral O. D. Waters. VI, 109 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, Seal of the Oceanographer of the Navy on front cover. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.

35656
WEINBERG, Samantha
A FISH CAUGHT IN TIME - The search for the Coelacanth
$15.00 AUD

Fourth Estate. London. 1999. 1st Ed. XVI, 239 PP with 4 maps and 31 b/w illust. Eps: Bathymetric map of the Indian Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 18.5 x 13.3. 1857029062

The dramatic story of the discovery of a 400 million-year-old living fossil.

65937
WEISZ, Paul
THE SCIENCE OF ZOOLOGY
$20.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill. New York. 1966. 1st Ed. XX, 875 PP with 11 tables, 15 b/w photos on full page and 786 figures (drawings, sketches and photos), plus 16 plates with 69 clour photos. Hard cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner on title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 24.3 x 21.5

49788
WERTENBAKER, William
SHE BLOWS, SHE BREACHES (in Venture, The Traveler's World)
$15.00 AUD

Venture. New York. 1964. Volume 1, No. 2, August 1964. Contains article between pages 62 and 67, with 2 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 29 x 21.5.

Portuguese whalers in Madeira.

58328
WESTCOTT, Geoff, SHEPHERD, Scorsby, KUITER, Rudie...
THE MARINE ECOLOGY OF PORT PHILLIP
$20.00 AUD

Scuba Divers Federation of Victoria. Melbourne. 1980. 1st Ed. (4), (10 chapter headings), 94 PP (in typescript) with tables and figures. Soft cover, illustrated front, spiral bound. Name of previous owner at top corner of front cover. Very good. 28.3 x 21.5. 0949839000

10 papers.

16419
WESTERSKOV, K. & PROBERT, K.
THE SEAS AROUND NEW ZEALAND
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1981. 1st Ed. 181 PP with b/w & colour photos. Illust. half-title & title-page. Eps: Map of the South Pacific with inset map of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.5 x 22. 0589012681

A study of the New Zealand seashore, harbours, inlets, estuaries and the life within: fish, sponges, shells,.. seals & whales.

60850
WHELAN, Howard
RAINE ISLAND - SPECK OF LIFE IN THE CORAL SEA [in Australian Geographic, No. 26, April-June 1992]
$10.00 AUD

A.G.S. Sydney. 1992. 128 PP. Contains article pages 30 to 55 with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 map, 2 paintings & 39 photos), plus 1 folded plate with 2 maps and 9 artworks by Catherine Bone on the recto and 2 colour photos on the verso. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Raine Island: Australia's greatest tropical seabird nesting site.

69318
WHITE, E. W.
BRITISH FISHING-BOATS AND COASTAL CRAFT - Historical Survey and Catalogue of the Collection
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1973. Reprint. 110 PP with 1 location map for British ports & waterways, plus 38 plates with b/w photos. Card cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.

Survey based on the Ship-Model collection of the Science Museum.

10245
WILLIS, Thayer, HINDLEY, Geoffrey, & PROUJAN, Carl (editors)
THE LAST FRONTIERS
$5.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1973. 1st US edition of the 1971 UK original, in The Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. 488 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos, charts/maps, sketches...). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 26 x 19. 0385042868

The last explorations: the Frozen World, the Roof of the World, and Secrets of the Sea.

39025
WILLIS, Thayer, HINDLEY, Geoffrey, & PROUJAN, Carl (editors)
THE LAST FRONTIERS
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1973. 1st US edition of the 1971 UK original, in The Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. 488 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos, charts/maps, sketches...). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (closed tears). Light foxing on endpapers, o/wise near fine. 26 x 19. 0385042868

The last explorations: the Frozen World, the Roof of the World, and Secrets of the Sea.

61918
WILLISON, J. H. Martin, HALL, June ...
PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON DEEP-SEA CORALS
$20.00 AUD

Ecology Action Centre, Nova Scotia Museum. Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2001. 1st Ed. XV, 231 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 plates with 20 colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.5. 096830687X

Selection of papers presented at a conference held July 30 to August 3, 2000, at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

16528
WILLOCK, Colin
KINGDOM OF THE DEEP
$10.00 AUD

Boxtree. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 192 PP with colour illust. Fp: Anemones. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.6 x 22.2. 1852831006

The ocean kingdom and some of the creatures which depend upon it. The Galapagos, South Georgia.. whales and killer whales.. shipwrecks.

49048
WILSON, B.R. & GILLETT, K.
AUSTRALIAN SHELLS, Illustrating & Describing 600 Species of Marine Gastropods Found in Australian Waters
$30.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 1 map, 33 b/w fig. & 106 colour plates. Fp: Ficus Subintermedia D'Orbigny, 1852. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ex library copy with few stamps and a prize plate on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good copy. 29 x 22.5. 058907069X

10579
WILSON, H. H.
CYCLONE COASTS - Australia's North-West Frontier
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 5 charts, plus 20 pages with 35 b/w & 7 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 0727013904

Pearling industry on the Northwest coast of Australia.

22445
WILSON, Roberta & James Q.
WATCHING FISHES, Life and Behaviour on Coral Reefs
$15.00 AUD

Harper & Row. New York. 1985. 1st Ed. XII, 275 PP with tables, 3 maps & 36 drawings by Roberta Wilson, plus 32 pages with 63 colour plates. Cloth cover, devices in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 006015371

53736
WOOD, Dr. Elizabeth M.
REEF CORALS OF THE WORLD: Biology and Field Guide
$30.00 AUD

T. F. H. Neptune City. N.J. 1983. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations, 90 colour photos, and 110 distribution maps. Pictorial. laminated boards. Faint foxing on endpapers, o/wise fine. 28.4 x 22.2. 0876668090

Formation and forms of coral reefs, geological aspects, biology of coral,...

41436
WOODARD, Colin
OCEAN'S END - Travels through Endandered Seas
$10.00 AUD

Basic Books. New York. 2000. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 300 PP with 7 maps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.2. 0465915700

The crisis facing the Oceans and ourselves.

60947
WOODFORD, James
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF
$20.00 AUD

Pan Macmillan Australia. Sydney. 2011. 1st paperback edition of the 2010 original. XI, 388 with 1 map, plus 32 pages with 54 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9781742610597

41097
WRIGHT, Rob
WITH HOOK, LINE AND SNORKEL IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC
$15.00 AUD

Pacific Publications. Sydney. 1969. 1st Ed. 168 PP with 1 map on double page, 1 drawings and 3 tail pieces, plus 32 pages with 1 sketch and 62 b/w photos. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note on title page, signed by the author. Near fine. 22.4 x 14.2.

The author's personal experiences, mostly in Fiji.

69369
WYRTKI, Klaus
OCEANOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF THE INTERNATIONAL INDIAN OCEAN EXPEDITION
$80.00 AUD

National Science Foundation / University of Hawaii. Washington, D.C. / Honolulu, Hawai'i. 1971. November 1971 edition. (4), XI, 531 PP with 36 b/w photos of Oceanographic Research Vessels, 5 tables (A to E), over 10 b/w figures and colour illustrations (diagrams & graphs, location maps & maps). Fp: Painting (in colour) of the seabed of the Indian Ocean, with illustrated protective tissue guard. Hard cover, gilt crest of the NSF and title on front board and spine. Covers with very light wear. Faint foxing. Near fine copy. 31.5 x 40.

30757
YASSO, Warren E.
OCEANOGRAPHY - A Study of Inner Space
$30.00 AUD

Holt, Rinehart and Winston. New York. 1965. 1st Ed., in the Holt Library of Science series. 176 PP with tables and 59 figures (graphs, maps, sketches and 37 b/w photos). Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21 x 14. 0030447356

Chemistry of the sea - Oceanic circulation - Marine biology... Research submersibles.

20456
YONGE, C.M.
THE SEA SHORE
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1949. 1st Ed. in The New Naturalist series. XVI, 311 PP with 87 text figures plus 32 plates with 62 bw photos and 40 plates with 61 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket (price-clipped and chipped and in a protective sleeve). Dedicatory note on FFEP. A little light foxing on first and last pages, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 15.5.

55229
ZAHL, Paul
HOW THE SUN GIVES LIFE TO THE SEA (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1961. Volume 119, No.2, February 1961. Contains articles from P. 198 to 225 with 2 artist impressions in colour, 1 b/w and 29 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

74788
ZAHL, Paul & BOSWELL, Victor R.
THE MAGIC LURE OF SEA SHELLS (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 135, No.3, March 1969)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1969. Contains articles from P. 386 to 429 with colour illustrations (1 map, 3 drawings and photos by Victor R. Boswel). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5.

49616
ZAHL, Paul A.
ON AUSTRALIA'S CORAL RAMPARTS (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume 111, No. 1, January 1957. Contains article between P.1 and 48 with 2 maps, 9 b/w and 41 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.

An American Naturalist on the Great Barrier Reef.

49698
ZAHL, Paul A.
FISHING IN THE WHIRLPOOL OF CHARYBDIS (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1953. Volume 104, No. 5, November 1953. Contains article between P.579 and 618 with 2 maps, 8 b/w and 37 colour photos. Soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.

An American Naturalist harvesting weird creatures in the storied Strait of Messina.

75500
ZILIOX, Marc
DANGEROUS ANIMALS OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Ridge Press Book / Bantam Books. New York. 1977. 1st Ed., in the "All-Color Guide" series. 160 PP with colour illustrations (1 painting and 131 photos). Title page "Banded Sea Snake". Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 18 x 11.

40672
ZITWER, Barbara Jane
SEASHELLS
$10.00 AUD

Warner Books. New York. 1995. 1st printing, in Magic of the Ocean series. (2), 55 PP with 30 colour illustrations by Robbin Gourley. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 15.4 x 11. 0446910066