Maritime Books

Diving & Salvage

Last update: Thursday, 29 February 2024.

52064
AIMA
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 20, No.1, 1996
$15.00 AUD

AIMA / Australian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 1996. Edited by Jeremy Green & Myra Stanbury. 64 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Articles include: Tracing Artefact Trajectories, following Chinese export porcelain, by Mark Staniforth. Lord Ashley, by Adam Wolfe. The Solway (1837): Results of the 1994 text excavation, by Cosmos Coroneos...

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.

57076
ANDREWARTHA, Barry (editor)
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 16
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1989. Issue No. 16, October/November 1989. 114 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

Diving "Investigator Group", South Australia, by Peter Stone. Siebe: the father of modern diving, by Nick Baker.

57082
ANDREWARTHA, Barry (editor)
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 42
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1994. Issue No. 42, February/March 1994. 122 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

Diving Fiji Northern region. Diving the Grotto of the Third, Isle of Pines, New Caledonia, by Raphael Christian Fournier.

57083
ANDREWARTHA, Barry (editor)
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 55
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1996. Issue No. 55, April/May 1996. 122 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

Diving Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines.

57075
ANDREWARTHA, Barry & STONE, Peter (editors)
SKINDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC, 12/4
$15.00 AUD

Australian Sports Publications. Melbourne. c. 1982. Vol. 12, No. 4, Issue for October/November 1982. 96 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 27.2 x 20.4. 0868950017

Special "Dive Papua New Guinea": Milne Bay, Rabaul, Port Moresby, with Bob Halstead... Ron and Valerie Taylor Diary. Diving in Bali, by John H. Harding.

65292
ARCHAEOLOGY
Izuchenie Pamyatnikov Morskoy Archeolegii - Vyp 6 / STUDY ON THE MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Volume 6
$50.00 AUD

North-western Institute for Heritage / Institute for the History of Material Culture - Russian Academy of Sciences. St Petersburg. 2009. Vol. 6. 228 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Russian text, cyrillic script with English abstracts. Near fine. 20 x 14.5. 9785903030088

10 articles. Pages 93 to 109: underwater archeological research ... Russian battleship of the 18th century "St. Alexander", by O.A. Zolotarev and V.D. Kobets. ... .Pages 199 to 227: The relics of the Peter Epoch on Solomon Islands (Archaeological Investigations on the place of Wreck of La Perouse's vessels), by A. Yu. Epatko.

56141
AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY (AIMA)
THE BULLETIN OF THE AUSTRALASIAN INSTITUTE FOR MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY - Special Publication No.14
$45.00 AUD

Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 2008. 1st Ed. Special Publication Australian National Centre of Excellence for Maritime Archaeology No. 12. (2), X, 64 PP with 10 tables, 45 b/w figures (engravings and paintings, maps and plans, drawings and photos) and 2 figures with b/w drawings and 11 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781876465032

... Shipwreck salvage in the Northern Territory: The wreck of the Brisbane as a case study in site salvage and material culture reuse, by David Steinberg.

52189
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF NAVIGATION
NAVIGATION - Volume 6, No.3, December 1982
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Institute of Navigation. Sydney. 1982. Vol. 6, No. 3, December 1982. X, 1021- 1121, (1) PP. Soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.5.

Voyage of HMS Sirius by M.E. Palmer. When the new settlement at Sydney Cove was facing starvation.

58232
BALDER, A. P.
SPORT DIVING - The Complete Manual for Skin and Scuba Divers
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Australia. Sydney. 1978. Revised and updated edition of the 1968 original. XII, (2), 337 PP with tables and figures. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14. 0726904554

19287
BALLARD, Robert
HIGH-TECH SEARCH FOR ROMAN SHIPWRECKS [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 193, No.4]
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1998. April 1998. Contains article from P.32 to 41 with 1 map & 13 colour illust. Soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Dives in the Mediterranean Sea, on board the U.S. Navy submarine NR-1. Studies of shipwrecks found in deep sea (2600 foot).

68045
BALLARD, Robert & ARCHBOLD, Rick
EXPLORING THE "BISMARCK"
$10.00 AUD

Madison Press Book. Toronto. 1991. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: "Bismarck". Half-title page: Stern of the "Star Hercules". Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj (inside: "Bismarck" poster). Near fine. 28.8 x 22.2. 0340549076

Life of the "Bismarck", search and discovery of the wreck. Exploration by the "Argo", a deep-sea camera sled.

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
$15.00 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.

19828
BAPTIST, Captain C. N. T.
SALVAGE OPERATIONS
$30.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1979. 1st Ed. (4), 155 PP with 1 facsimile of document (Salvage Agreement), 1 table and 15 maps & plans, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name and address of previous owner at top of FFEP which has some offsetting, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.2. 0540073784

Principle of marine salvage, salvage companies, wartime salvage tugs. 15 examples of salvage operations after stranding, grounding, fire...

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.

37836
BEURDELEY, Cecile
L'ARCHEOLOGIE SOUS-MARINE - L'Odyssée des Trésors
$45.00 AUD

La Bibliotheque des Arts. Paris. 1991. 1st Ed. 222, (2) PP with 39 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj, slipcase (plain). French text. Near fine. 26.5 x 22.7. 2850471607

Chapter 1: Navigation and divers during the Antique period. Chapter 2: First diving equipment...

65767
BLANDIN, Gaston
CHIRURGIEN SUR LA "CIRCE". L'Aventure d'un Chirurgien navigant Nantais à bord d'une Frégate Royale du XVIIIe Siècle
$15.00 AUD

Ouest Editions / Universite inter-âges de Nantes. Spezet, Bretagne. 1996. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-Pierre Kernéis. 254, (2) PP with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on Page 1. French text. Very good. 21 x 14.8. 2908261456

Historical novel.

63845
BRITNELL, Jett & McCALLUM
VANUATU: Pacific Rim of Fire (in Fisheye View)
$10.00 AUD

Fisheye View Scuba Magazine. San Francisco ?. 1990. Reprint from Volume 4, No. 2, October/November 1990. (8) PP with 1 sketch map and 10 photos colour. Pictorial soft cover.

Diving in Vanuatu, and on the wreck of the troop ship President Coolidge.

37364
BROWN, Joseph E.
THE GOLDEN SEA - Man's Underwater Adventures
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1974. 1st UK Ed. 214 PP with b/w or colour illustrations (diving location maps & photos). Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Near fine. 32 x 22. 0304295043

The incredible story of Man's adventures in the sea (treasures won and lost, sunken cities, dangers, etc...).

59115
BROXAM, Graeme
SHIPWRECKS OF TASMANIA'S WILD WEST COAST
$100.00 AUD

Navarine Publishing. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. No. 44 in the Roebuck Series. XXX, 471 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, maps, portraits, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 25.5 x 18.2. 0646151789

Including the wreck of the schooner "Grondy" late 1815, a study of the total wrecks, strandings, boating disasters... the hulks at Strahan, flotsam & jetsam.

56592
BUCKLES, Guy
THE DIVE SITES OF THE RED SEA
$20.00 AUD

New Holland. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 173 PP with colour illust. (maps & photos). Title page: A Spanish Dancer. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.5. 185368905X

Comprehensive coverage of diving and snorkelling.

48631
BURCHELL, David
ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE - An Autobiography
$20.00 AUD

Heinemann. Melbourne. 1967. 1st Ed. 136 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.

58055
BURCHELL, David
MY WORLD, An Autobiography
$50.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir James G. Hardy. VI, 253 PP with 3 plans and 61 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on title page signed by the author. Fine. 25.5 x 18. 0731647572

Scuba diving. Diving on H.M.A.S. Perth sunk in 1942 in Sunda Strait...

71844
BYRON, Tom
SCUBA DIVERS GUIDE: WHITSUNDAY ISLANDS
$45.00 AUD

Aqua Sports Publications. Sydney. c. 1988. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 24 x 20. 9780949490056

Central Queensland coast : from Ayr and Old Reef to Broad Sound and Mystery Cay.

19274
CAMERON, Robert
AFTERMATH OF AN AIR CRASH [in Australian Geographic, No. 6, April-June 1987]
$10.00 AUD

A.G.S. Sydney. 1987. Contains article between pages 86 and 95 with 1 map, 3 colour illust. & 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers a little foxed, o/wise very good. 27.8 x 21.

Undersea search and recovery in the Tasman sea of the wreck of a Pel-Air jet, that crashed outside Botany Bay after take off, on 10th October 1985.

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.

74448
CLARK, Paul (editor)
TEN SHIPWRECKS OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY
$80.00 AUD

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. Darwin. 2008. 1st Ed. VI, 74 PP with 38 figures, including 11 maps in colour (with 1 inset). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). Scarce. 25 x 17.7. 9780977502226

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.

59918
CLUB MARINE
CLUB MARINE MAGAZINE - Volume 10, No. 6
$5.00 AUD

Club Marine Australia Ltd. Melbourne. 1995. Vol. 10, No. 6, December 1996 / January 1996. Foreword by Paul Wilson. Edited by Andrew WOODLEY. 96 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

Diving the Far North Great Barrier Reef, by Peter Stone. ... National Fishfinder, by Steve Starling.

36546
COCKCROFT, Barry
FATAL CALL OF THE RUNNING TIDE - Lifeboat Rescues and Sea Dramas
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1995. 1st Ed. X, 198 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w and 16 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 034063524X

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...

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...

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.

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

72295
DAGGETT, Charles & SHAFFER, Christopher
DIVING FOR THE GRIFFIN
$40.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicholson. London. 1990. 1st Ed. XII, 178 PP with 4 maps & 1 plate, plus 16 pages with 1 chart & 31 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Paper ageing a little around edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 24 x 16. 0297810634

History of the English East India Company Marine Service, the four voyages of the East Indiaman Griffin, her sinking in 1761 and the recovery of her cargo in the late 1980's.

61292
DAVIES, Joan, HICKS, Norman, FLOYD, Mike... (editors)
THE LIFE-BOAT. The Journal of the Royal National Life-boat Institution - Volume XXXIV - No. 378
$10.00 AUD

Royal National Life-boat Institution. London. 1956. Volume XVVIV, No. 378, December 1956. 321-380 PP with 15 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.

61320
DAWSON, Major A. J.
BRITAIN'S LIFE-BOATS - The Story of a Century of Heroic Service
$25.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1923. 1st Ed., with an Introduction by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales, and a Foreword by Joseph Conrad. XIII, 279 PP with 1 plan, plus the Introduction, 1 large folded chart and 32 pages with 82 b/w photos. Hard cover with wear around edges and light soiling, device on front cover (RNLI Flag). Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.6 x 14.2.

52256
DEACON, Christine A. & Kevin
AUSTRALIA DOWN UNDER, Exploring Australia's Underwater World
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 8 colour maps, 4 b/w illustrations & many colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30 x 22. 0868242411

58259
DEAN, Martin, FERRARI, Ben, OXLEY, Ian, REDKNAP, Mark & WATSON, Kit
ARCHAEOLOGY UNDERWATER - The NAS Guide to Principles and Practice
$10.00 AUD

Nautical Archaeology Society. London. 1995. Reprint with corrections of the 1992 original. X, 332 PP with over 150 b/w illustrations (graphs, maps, drawings by Ben Ferrari, photos...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 19. 1863132255

72308
DELGADO, James P. (editor)
ENCYCLOPAEDIA OF UNDERWATER AND MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY
$50.00 AUD

British Museum Press. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 493 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Excavating a ceramic "Krater" from the Kas wreck at Uluburun, Turkey. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Hinge of front board/spine repaired. Dust jacket with a lightly faded spine and rubbed front edges. Contents clean and near fine. 28 x 22.3. 9780714121291

68946
DENMEAD, Doug
SKINDIVERS AND SHIPWRECKS
$15.00 AUD

Author. Melbourne. 1973. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 1 map & b/w illust. (drawings, photos). Pictorial stiff cover (lightly rubbed and a little loose). Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 21.5 x 13.5. 0909853401

Diving on the shipwrecks off the Southwest coast of Victoria and in Port Phillip Bay.

63453
DIERKS, August & PRAGER, Hans Georg
IN STÜRMEN ZU HAUSE - Bergungsmotorschiff SEEFALKE und seine Gefährten
$25.00 AUD

Koehler. Herford, Germany. 1980. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, house flags & funnels, plans, profiles, photos), and 10 colour photos. FEP: Plans of the Seefalke. REP: profile of 10 tugboats. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears. German text. Near fine. 20 x 20. 3782202155

"Seefalke", tugboat and salvaging

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.

64387
DIOLE, Philippe
4,000 YEARS UNDER THE SEA, Excursions in Undersea Archaeology
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1957. Paperback edition. 192 PP plus 8 pages with b/w photos and a map of the Mediterranean. Pict. soft covers a little browned. Paper ageing. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. Good. 17.8 x 11.

Detailed account of survey & searches in the Mediterranean: Dionysos, Mandia, Cherchel, Narbonne, Saint Tropez.

57066
DIVING
SCUBA DIVER (December 1987 / January 1988)
$10.00 AUD

Scuba Diver / Yaffa Publishing Group. Sydney. 1987. Bicentenary Special issue. Edited by Martin COLEMAN. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27. 2 x 21.

Excavating HMS Sirius, with Graeme Henderson. Albany, a dive into W.A.'s deep south, by Jeff Mullins... Claws, Murray River Crayfish, by Attlia Bikscos...

57067
DIVING
SCUBA DIVER (August/September 1988)
$10.00 AUD

Scuba Diver / Yaffa Publishing Group. Sydney. 1988. August/September 1988 issue. Edited by Liz CONRAD. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27. 2 x 21.

The President's Power (wreck of President Coolidge, off Santo) / Vanuatu - for the thinking Diver, by Andrew Green. Seas of the Sunshine State. Oman - high voltage diving, by Roly Parsons...

57068
DIVING
SCUBA DIVER (February/March 1990)
$10.00 AUD

Scuba Diver / Yaffa Publishing Group. Sydney. 1990. February/March 1990 issue. Edited by Simon LANE. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27. 2 x 21.

No rest at "Wreck Reef" (wreck of Cato and HMS Porpoise of Matthew Flinders), by Frank Richards. Guam and Saipan, Micronesia.

57070
DIVING
SCUBA DIVER (August/September 1992)
$10.00 AUD

Scuba Diver / Yaffa Publishing Group. Sydney. 1992. August/September 1992 issue "Wreck Diving Special". Edited by Cathie HOLLOWAY & Cassie WELSH. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27. 2 x 21.

Scuba sites: Point Lonsdale, Victoria, by David King. Wrecks, by Max Gleeson, Andrew Green, David King, Mark Warwick

57071
DIVING
SCUBA DIVER (February/March 1994)
$10.00 AUD

Scuba Diver / Yaffa Publishing Group. Sydney. 1994. February/March 1994 issue. Edited by Cathie HOLLOWAY. 84 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27. 2 x 21.

Scuba sites: Lizard Island, by Cathie Holloway. Ningaloo Marine Park. Fiji's Luscious Isles, by Cassie Welsh.

57072
DIVING
SCUBA DIVER (June/July 1994)
$10.00 AUD

Scuba Diver / Yaffa Publishing Group. Sydney. 1994. June/July 1994 issue. Edited by Cathie HOLLOWAY. 84 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27. 2 x 21.

Scuba sites: Rottnest Island, by Peter and Margy Nicholas. Diving New Caledonia and Vanuatu, by Andrew Green and Cathie Holloway. Beyond Bali, by Ann Storie.

57073
DIVING
SKINDIVING AUSTRALIA AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC
$15.00 AUD

Australian Sports Publications. Melbourne. c. 1975. Annual issue. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA. 80 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Lower margin of leaf 69/70 chipped. Foxing. Very good. 27.2 x 20.4. 0868950017

Australia: Kangaroo Island, King Island, Solitary Islands, Sydney Harbour... Pacific: New Zealand. Simpson Harbour, PNG. Kapingamarangi atoll, Micronesia

57074
DIVING
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 3
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1987. Issue No. 3, August/September 1987. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA & Peter STONE. 112 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 27.7 x 21.

Diving under Sargassum Weed, by Rudie H. Kuiter. Dive and Travel show "Oceans 87".

57078
DIVING
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 24
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1991. Issue No. 24, February/March 1991. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA. 114 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

Diving in the deep water cave of Pannikin, South Australia, by Andrew Wright. Diving in Antarctica, by Jonathan Chester... Diving on the wreck of the Trial, Monte Bello Islands, W.A., by Mark Warwick.

57079
DIVING
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 33
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1992. Issue No. 33, August/September 1992. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA. 122 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

First British ironclad monitor Cerberus, Port Phillip Bay, by Bill and Peter Boyle. ... Rust in Peace (shipwrecks of WWII in the Pacific), by John McLennan.

57080
DIVING
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 36
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1993. Issue No. 36, February/March 1993. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA. 122 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

Ningaloo, by Heather Falconer & Pip O'Dell. Norfolk Island, by Becca Saunders...

57081
DIVING
SPORTDIVING IN AUSTRALIA & THE SOUTH PACIFIC - No. 39
$10.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1993. Issue No. 39, August/September 1993. Edited by Barry ANDREWARTHA. 114 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.7 x 21.

The Banda Islands, by Valerie Taylor. Diving Ulladulla, by Tony Karacsonyi.

70639
DIVING
RAN DIVING MANUAL - ABR 155 - Volume 2: Regulations and Practical Diving
$100.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy) Canberra. 1980 / 1983. 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 2, Chapters 8 to 18. (4), XIV, 248 PP (14 of them large folded) with tables and b/w or colour figures (drawings, flages, graphs ...). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder somewhat soiled. Contents fine. 32 x 25.

Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.

70640
DIVING
RAN DIVING MANUAL - ABR 155 : Volume 3: Specialised Diving Techniques and Equipment & Volume 4: Diving Equipment , Description and Maintenance
$150.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy). Canberra. 1980 / 1983. 1st July 1980 original ABR 155 (updated 1983). Volume 3, Chapters 19 to 23: (4), XIV, 114 PP with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos ...). Volume 4, Chapters 24 to 29: (6), XIV, 194 PP (3 of them large folded), with tables and b/w figures (drawings, photos, sketches). Pages with 4 punch holes contained in a special ring binder. Covers of binder a little soiled. Contents near fine. 32 x 25.

Last updated pages (1983), inserted on 5 July 1984.

71857
DOUKAN, Dr. Gilbert
UNDERWATER HUNTING
$40.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin Ltd. London. 1953. 2nd impression (August 1953) of the July 1953 original. Translated by Bernard Miall, from the French "La Chasse Sous-Marine". X, 162, (4 publications) PP, plus 16 pages with b/w illustrations (5 plates with drawings and 20 photos). Fp: An Omber weighing 33 Kgs. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Top outside edge tinted. Dust jacket (now protected) rubbed at edges, and with pieces missing at head, middle and foot of spine. Foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5.

72346
DROMGOOLE, Sarah (editor)
LEGAL PROTECTION OF THE UNDERWATER CULTURAL HERITAGE: National and International Perspectives
$100.00 AUD

Kluwer Law International Ltd. London. 1999. 1st Ed. XX, 239, (5 blank) PP with 2 sketch maps and 4 graphs. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24.5 x 17.5. 9041197621

National Perspectives: Australia, by Bill Jeffery. China, by Porter Hozagland. France, by Gwenaëlle Le Gurun... Turkey by Janet Blake. UK, by Sarah Dromgoole. USA, by Ole Warner and Caroline M. Blanco. An International Perspective by Patrick J. O'Keefe.

62265
ELLIS, William S.
THE COAST GUARD, Small Service with a Big Mission (in National Geographic)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1974. Reprint from the July 1974 issue. 113-138, (3) PP with 27 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Folder punch holes close to spine, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 17.7.

58234
EMPLETON, Bernard E., HILL, Robert W. & LANPHIER, Edward H. (editors)
THE NEW SCIENCE OF SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING
$10.00 AUD

Association Press / Follett Publishing. Chicago. 1980. 5th revised edition. XI, (3), 302 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 18.5. 0695813463

72187
FARLEY, Michael B. & ROYER, Charles
SCUBA EQUIPMENT, Care & Maintenance
$10.00 AUD

Marcor Publishing. St. Helena, Ca. 1988. Revised edition, June 1988 of the 1980 original. 176 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches and photos). Stiff covers, illustrated front. Covers lightly rubbed and laminated. Very good. 23 x 15.3. 0932248012

33033
FIELDING, Ann & ROBINSON, Ed
AN UNDERWATER GUIDE TO HAWAI'I
$20.00 AUD

University of Hawaii Press. Honolulu. 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
$15.00 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

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.

47165
GAWRONSKI, J. H. G. (editor)
AMSTERDAM PROJECT - Jaarrapport van de Stichting VOC-SCHIP "AMSTERDAM" 1986/Annual Report of the VOC-SHIP AMSTERDAM Foundation, 1986
$25.00 AUD

Foundation VOC ship Amsterdam / Stichting VOC-schip Amsterdam. Amsterdam. 1987. 1st edition limited to 2000 copies. Report No. 3 by Foundation Voc Ship Amsterdam. (2),100, (10 advertisements) PP with tables and b/w illustrations (plates, drawings and plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Text in Dutch and English. 29.5 x 21. 9071690024

69850
GLEESON, Max & ELLIOTT, Mae
S.S YONGALA, Dive to the Past
$20.00 AUD

Turton & Armstrong. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. 80 PP (2), with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Map of North Qld. coast. Hard cover, dj. Inscription on verso o FFEP, light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.5 x 15. 0908031319

History of the Yongala, built 1903, and wrecked in March 1911 off Cape Bowling Green with 120 lives lost. Diving on the wreck...

51788
GODDIO, Franck & GUYOT DE SAINT MICHEL, Evelyne Jay
GRIFFIN, on the Route of an Indiaman
$75.00 AUD

Periplus. London. 1999. 1st English edition. Translated from the French original by Ludwig von Bomhard and Leonard Harrow. XVI, 351 PP with 10 maps, 11 diagrams, 47 b/w or colour illustrations, 145 photos and 70 plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj, ribbon page-marker. Fine. Large format: 34.52 x 24.5. 1902699009

The Route to India, the Griffin, from shipwreck to excavation, the Wreck, from reality to the documents, the history of a cargo, . ...

73695
GORES, Joseph N.
MARINE SALVAGE
$35.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1972. 1st UK Ed. XXIV, (2), 525 PP plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, no dust jacket. Previous owners name and address on FFEP. Some of the pages with photos are rubbed where they have previously been stuck together, however all the photos are still intact except for photos 26 and 27 (the Vasa) where a small part on the page edge has been damaged. Otherwise contents clean and still a very good copy. 22.3 x 14. 071535454X

The history of salvage attempts, divers and the sea, various kinds of salvage operations, equipment used and their developments.

17617
GREEN, Jeremy
LOOKING FOR KHUBILAI KHAN (in Geo Magazine Volume 5, No.4, December 1983-January 1984)
$10.00 AUD

Australasia's Geographical Magazine. Sydney. 1984. Includes article from P.58 to 69 with 1 map and 14 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 23 x 20.3.

Applying a recently developed colour sonar system which detects large objects buried under sand, Japanese maritime archaeologists are probing Japan's Bay of Imari for Khubilai Khan's sunken fleet.

49804
GREEN, Jeremy, GAINSFORD, Matthew & STANBURY, Myra (editors)
DEPARTMENT OF MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY, WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MARITIME MUSEUM - A compendium of projects, programmes and publications 1971-2003
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Centre of Excellence for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 2004. 1st Ed. Special Publication No. 9. Foreword by Graeme Henderson. XII, 133 PP with tables, 2 b/w and 55 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.8 x 16.8. 1876465301

58561
HAISMAN, Sylvie
THIS BARREN ROCK: A True Tale of Shipwreck and Survival in the Southern Seas, 1875
$30.00 AUD

ABC Books. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. (XII), 238, (3) PP with 1 location map of the Crozet Islands and b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 9780733325557

Wreck of the Shaw Savill & Co. "Strathmore" in 1875 on Grande Ile, Crozet Islands.

48095
HALSTEAD, Bob
M/V TELITA & MINISUB (in Paradise)
$10.00 AUD

Air Niugini. Port Moresby. 1987. Issue No. 65, Nov-Dec 1987. 38 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Contains article between P. 9 and 14 with 18 colour photos, and between P. 23 and 26 with 16 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.5 x 21.

Building of the M/V Telita, dive support vessel. Dives on the wreck of a Japanese mini submarine, New Hanover.

64293
HARDY, A. C.
WRECK S.O.S. - A story of how ships are wrecked, how they are repaired and what exists to save them
$40.00 AUD

Crosby Lockwood. London. 1944. 1st Ed. 147 PP with 2 pages of graphs & 9 pages of line drawings, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: "A salvage steamer at work". Orig. blue cloth cover, gilt title spine, dust jacket (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few nicks, chips, book has a little light foxing and ageing of paper. An otherwise near fine copy and scarce in this condition. 21.5 x 14.

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

52925
HOSTY, Kieran
THE MELANCHOLY WRECK OF THE DUNBAR (in Signals No. 79)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2007. No. 79, June-August 2007. 48 PP. Contains article pages 34 to 39 with 1 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Wrecked off Sydney Heads, August 1857.

69498
HOSTY, Kieran
VASA 1628, Strange Fate of a King's Warship (in Signals No. 57)
$10.00 AUD

Sydney. 2001. Australian National Maritime Museum. Issue No. 57, December 2001 - February 2002. 40 PP. Contains article pages 25 to 28 with 1 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Exhibition held 15 November 2001 to 27 January 2002 on her fate in 1628 ... her remarkable salvage and restoration.

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.

65279
L'HOUR, Michel & VEYRAT, Elisabeth
LA MER POUR MEMOIRE - Archéologie sous-marine des épaves Atlantiques
$30.00 AUD

Somogy éditions d'Art & Buhez. Paris. 2005. 1st edition. Forewords by Renaud Donnedieu de Vabres, Jean-Luc Massy & Eric Morin. 368 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Rocky landscape off Brittany. REP: Location map and map of French Brittany and Normandy. Hard cover, title in blind on front board and spine. French text. Fine. 29 x 25.5. 2850568317

66702
L'HOUR, Michel & VEYRAT, Elisabeth
UN CORSAIRE SOUS LA MER: Les épaves de la Natière, Archéologie sous-marine à Saint-Malo - Volume 2: Campagne de Fouille 2000
$35.00 AUD

Edition Adramar. Saint Malo. 2001. 1st edition. Volume 2: 108 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, maps, plans and photos) and 8 colour plates with 1 drawing and 37 photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 21.2. 29511562411

66703
L'HOUR, Michel & VEYRAT, Elisabeth
UN CORSAIRE SOUS LA MER: Les épaves de la Natière, Archéologie sous-marine à Saint-Malo - Volume 3: Campagne de Fouille 2001
$35.00 AUD

Edition Adramar. Saint Malo. 2002. 1st edition. Volume 3: 108 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, maps, plans and photos) and 8 colour plates with 1 chart, 4 drawing and 41 photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 21.2. 2951156242X

66704
L'HOUR, Michel & VEYRAT, Elisabeth
UN CORSAIRE SOUS LA MER: Les épaves de la Natière, Archéologie sous-marine à Saint-Malo - Volume 4: Campagne de Fouille 2002
$35.00 AUD

Edition Adramar. Saint Malo. 2003. 1st edition. Volume 4: 132 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, maps, plans and photos) and 8 colour plates with 1 plan and 38 photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 21.2. 29511562438

53823
ILLSLEY, John Sherwood (compiler)
A DATABASE BIBLIOGRAPHY OF UNDERWATER ARCHAEOLOGY and Related Topics with Author and keyword Indexes
$50.00 AUD

Akadimias Software / University College of North Wales. Bangor, Wales. 1989. 1st Ed. Booklet: (4), 24 PP, plus 6 floppy discs (5.25) in IBM PC 360K format. Booklet format: 20 x 14.6. Booklet and floppy discs contained in a plastic box. With Compliments note signed by the author loosely inserted. Very good. Box format: 14 x 15.5.

9300 citations sorted into 45 subject groups.

11508
ISY-SCHWART, Marcel
LA CROISIERE BLEUE, Joyaux de la Mer de Corail
$35.00 AUD

Robert Laffont. Paris. 1968. 1st Ed. 190 PP with 1 map in text plus 32 pages with 35 b/w photos plus 4 pages with colour photos. Pict. soft cover. French text. Very good. 21.5 x 13.8.

The sailing cruise around New Caledonia and the atolls of Ouvéa & Beautemps-Beaupré, of an adventurer, photographer, scuba diver in 1967.

56590
JACKSON, Jack
THE DIVE SITES OF THE PHILIPPINES
$20.00 AUD

New Holland. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 176 PP with colour illust. (maps & photos). Title page: Pterois Volutans. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.2 x 16.5. 185368516X

Comprehensive coverage of diving and snorkelling.

20252
JEFFERIS, Roger & McDONALD, Kendall
THE WRECK HUNTERS
$10.00 AUD

A.S. Barnes & Co. New York. 1966. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 5 line drawings, and 60 bw illust. Fp: The Wreck Hunter. REP: maps of wrecks from the Needles to North Foreland. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Map of FEP not present (renewed FEP ?). Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.

Accounts of amateur aqualung divers of Great Britain and their search for sunken wrecks around the English coast. P.237 to 246: Wreck List.

68335
JEFFERY, W. & AMESS, J.
PROCEEDINGS OF THE SECOND SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE CONFERENCE ON MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY
$50.00 AUD

South Australian Department of Environment and Planning. Adelaide. 1983. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 452 PP with 47 figures and 91 b/w plates. Soft cover, illustrated front. Stamps of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front cover and title page. Stamp of "Australian Maritime College" on title page and last page. Very good. 29.7 x 21. 724346686

47 papers presented in March 1982: Maritime Archaeology in Australia, and developments in each state - Maritime Archaeology in other countries - Research and Survey - Site management and protection...

53625
JOLLY, Dick
WRECK, RESCUE AND SALVAGE
$35.00 AUD

Whittles Publishing. Dunbeath, Scotland. 2007. Reprint of the 2006 original. VI, 154 PP with 32 b/w illustrations (1 document, 13 headpieces and 18 photos) and 27 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 190444542X

Reminiscences of deep-sea tug and commercial salvage.

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.

72123
KEATING, W. D.
THE STORY OF SHIPPING DISASTERS ON KING ISLAND
$15.00 AUD

"News" Office. Currie, King Island. c. 1957. 3rd Reprint, in "Echoes of the Past" series. No pagination, 8 PP (on 2 columns) with 1 sketch map and 5 b/w photos. Soft cover, title and location map on front cover, staples. Light ageing of paper. Very good. 21.2 x 14.5.

Wrecks on the 120 miles of King Island's coast, 1801 to 1934. "The marine graveyard of Bass Strait".

10582
KING ISLAND
SHIPWRECKS, An Account of Shipwrecks around King Island from 1801 to 1976
$15.00 AUD

News Office ?. Currie, King Island. 1975. 7th Reprint, in "Echoes of the Past" series. 12 pages with 1 sketch map and 1 double-page map with location of wrecks at centrefold. Soft cover, staples. Ageing of paper. Very good. 20 x 12.7.

Fifty-seven wrecks on the 120 miles of King Island's coast since 1801. "The marine graveyard of Bass Strait".

37913
LANG, Denise V.
FOOTSTEPS IN THE OCEAN - Careers in Diving
$15.00 AUD

E. P. Dutton. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. XV, 144 PP with 35 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0525671935

60871
LARN, Richard
UNIDENTIFIED ARTEFACTS 1 (in The International Journal of NAUTICAL ARCHAEOLOGY and UNDERWATER EXPLORATION)
$5.00 AUD

The Council for Nautical Archaeology / Academic Press. London. 1984. Reprinted from Volume 13, No. 2, May 1984. 113-119 PP with 7 figures with 12 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.2.

72355
LARN, Richard & WHISTLER, Rex
COMMERCIAL DIVING MANUAL
$35.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1993. 3rd edition of the 1984 original. 416 PP with tables and over 430 figures. Hard cover, title on front board and spine. Stamp of the "Australian National Underwater Training Centre" at Beauty Point at top of the free fly of the front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 25.4 x 17.5. 9780715301005

56040
LARUE, Pierre
LA FIN DE LA DIEPPOISE (in Subaqua)
$10.00 AUD

Fédération Française d' Etudes et de Sports Sous-Marins. Marseille. 1991. Issue No. 119, Nov.-Dec. 1991. 100 PP. Contains article pages 28 to 33 with 4 b/w photos, and colour illustrations (1 sketch chart and 7 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

La Diéppoise: minesweeper sunk in 1988 to become a diving site in the lagoon of New Caledonia.

64057
LARUE, Pierre
LA DIEPPOISE: une patate de grande classe (in Cols Bleus)
$10.00 AUD

Cols Bleus, Hebdomadaire de la Marine et des Arsenaux. Paris. 1998. Issue No. 2437, 11 & 18 April 1998. 36 PP. Contains article pages 8 to 10 with 7 colour photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

La Diéppoise: minesweeper sunk in 1988 to become a diving site in the lagoon of New Caledonia.

70018
LAXON, W. A.
THE CURRIE LINE OF MELBOURNE
$15.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia. Melbourne. 2003. 1st Ed. 61, (3) PP with 25 b/w illustrations (2 newspaper clippings, 2 portraits and 21 photos of ships). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0959907963

Shipmaster & shipowner. Salvage expert... Shipping line taken over by British India in early 1913.

32055
LAYTON, Thomas N.
THE VOYAGE OF THE FROLIC - New England Merchants and the Opium Trade
$20.00 AUD

Stanford University Press. Stanford. 1997. 1st Ed. XVI, (2), 227 PP with 39 figures (2 maps, facsimile of documents, drawings and photos). Title spread: Frolic under sail. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0804729093

Custom-built Baltimore clipper for the Opium trade between Bombay and China. Wrecked with Chinese goods, on the Mendocino coast, North of San Francisco, in the early years of the Gold Rush.

38115
LEECH, Graeme
THE FIRST BOAT PEOPLE (in The Australian Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

Nationwide News / The Weekend Australian. Sydney. 1998. The Weekend Australian, July 18-19 1998. Contains article pages 16 to 21 with 5 colour photos, by Marco del Grande. Soft cover. Fine. 31 x 25.3.

When Europe's Ice Age cavemen were making paintings of animals, someone in Australia painted a picture of a boat on a sandstone rock in the north Kimberley. It could be the first painting portraying ocean travel.

59288
LEEK, Bob
SAIL TRADERS OF PORT PHILLIP AND VICTORIA - Volume II
$30.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Newport, Victoria. 2009. 1st Ed. 155 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.7. 9780980590210

59289
LEEK, Bob
SAIL TRADERS OF PORT PHILLIP AND VICTORIA - Volume III
$30.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Newport, Victoria. 2010. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.7 x 14.7. 9780980590227

72318
LEFROY, Mike
SHIPWRECK AT MADMAN'S CORNER
$25.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum. Perth. 2010. New edition of the 1999 original. 80, (3) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 9781920843465

Point Cloates, West Australia.

74927
LEWIS, Captain John
TOW-LINE
$40.00 AUD

J. D. Lewis. Mallacoota, Victoria. 2000. 1st Ed. IV, 144 PP 1 sketch-map, 2 cartoons and 10 b/w photos, plus Errata slip pasted down on verso of "Table of Contents" page. Pictorial card covers. Light creases on lower corner of covers, o/wise contents are near fine. Scarce. 20.3 x 14.3. 0646398709

Story of tugs and their tugmen: towing, salvage and maritime mishaps in Western Australia during years 1960-1980. Stranding, breakdowns... Bridgewater, Alkimos, Gertrude Therese, Nicolaos Michalos IV, ... Esso Den Haagt, Shinyo Maru, Morgedal.

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.

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

36479
LONEY, Jack
AN ATLAS HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS, (State by State, Including Maps & Diving Notes)
$25.00 AUD

A. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. 120 PP plus 8 pages with 17 colour photos & many b/w illust. & charts. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 18.2. 0589503006

17562
LYON, Eugene
THE TROUBLE WITH TREASURE (In National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1976. Volume 149, No.6, June 1976. Article: P. 787 to 805. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

The wreck of the Spanish galleon Atocha sunk off Florida in 1628.

56598
MACINNIS, Joe
UNDERWATER MAN
$10.00 AUD

McClelland and Stewart Limited. Toronto. 1974. 1st Australian Sports Publications edition. Foreword by Pierre Elliott Trudeau. (2), 142 PP with b/w photos14 . Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 0771036272

66975
MACKEN, Jim
THE WRECK OF THE HAZARD & Other True Sea Stories of Broken Bay
$25.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. IV, 56 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map, drawings, engravings, facsimile of documents and photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Small rubbed spot on title page, o/wise fine. Oblong: 21 x 29. 0646219898

33675
MALSTER, Robert
SAVED FROM THE SEA - The story of life-saving services on the East Anglian coast
$20.00 AUD

Terence Dalton. Lavenham. 1974. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 138 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the Suffolk & Essex lifeboat stations. REP: Map of the Norfolk lifeboat stations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.2 x 17.8. 0900963328

43119
MARRIOTT, John
DISASTER AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 30 maps & plans, and 49 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price-clipped and in a protective sleeve). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 0711017379

Lloyds of London. The British Search and Rescue Organisation. Shipwrecks: Victoria and Camperdown, Andrea Doria and Stockholm, Titanic... The 1979 Fastnet Race.

67259
MARSDEN, Peter
SEALED BY TIME - The Loss and Recovery of the Mary Rose
$35.00 AUD

The Mary Rose Trust Ltd. Portsmouth, UK. 2003. 1st Ed. XIV, 194 PP with 18 headpieces and 140 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 22 colour plates. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0954402901

35560
MASTERS, David
CRIMES OF THE HIGH SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Eyre & Spottiswoode. London. 1936. 1st Ed. 280 PP, plus 8 plates with 12 b/w photos. Fp: Ships laid up in the River Dart during the great slump. Cloth cover. Some foxing, covers rubbed at hinges, short note on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.

Underwriters against shipowners or operators trying to cheat them through fraudulent fires, shipwrecks...

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

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

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

43266
McHUGH, Evan
THE SHIPWRECK COAST (in Qantas, The Australian Way - Issue No. 111, September 2002)
$10.00 AUD

Qantas. Sydney. 2002. Contains article between P. 88 and 92 with 2 b/w and 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

Beyond the West Australian coastline lie scores of shipwrecks, remnants of 400-year seafaring heritage that allow divers to plunge into the past.

64417
McINNES, Allan
THE WRECK OF THE "CHARLES EATON"
$20.00 AUD

Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Brisbane. 1983. Reprint. 21- 50 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map and 3 photos). Soft covers a little soiled and reinforced, o/wise near fine. 21.4 x 13.5.

Paper read to the RHSQ on 24 February 1983. Shipwrecked , 15 August 1834, on Detached Reef, Torres Strait, on a passage from Australia to Canton.

69001
McKEE, Alexander
HOW WE FOUND THE MARY ROSE
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1982. 1st paperback edition. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (plans, sketches, photos), plus 16 pages with 37 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page, ex-library stamps on half title page, title page & rear endpapers, shelf number at lower corner of front cover. Contents clean and still a very good copy. 23 x 17.5. 0285625446

69734
MEDLAND, J. C.
SHIPWRECKS OF THE WIGHT
$20.00 AUD

Freshwater, Isle of Wight. 1986. West Island Printers. 1st Ed. 70 PP with 1 map in colour "The Coastal Waters of the Isle of Wight" and b/w illustrations (5 sketches, 20 engravings and 56 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 0951149806

32816
MIDDLETON, Ned
TEN YEARS UNDERWATER
$40.00 AUD

Immel Publishing. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 129, (7) PP with 1 plan, 6 maps, 12 b/w and 77 colour photos. FEP: Preparing for a diving expedition. REP: table with personal diving statistics. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 19. 0907151434

58568
MOITESSIER, Bernard
EN BAGARRE AVEC LES REQUINS DANS LES EAUX DE L'ÎLE MAURICE (in L' Aventure Sous-Marine, techniques et exploration)
$5.00 AUD

L'Aventure Sous-Marine. Paris. 1969. Issue No. 75, Special Summer 1969. 183-246 PP. Contains article from P. 192 to 197 with 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21

Diving and sharks in Mauritius waters.

46020
MOORE, Robin & JENNINGS, Howard
THE TREASURE HUNTER
$10.00 AUD

Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1974. 1st Ed. X, 261 PP with 1 sketch map, plus 16 pages with 1 map, 2 charts with Insets, and 26 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Central America, the Caribbean and Northern South America. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 139305297

Howard Jennings: modern adventurer and full-time treasure hunter.

43185
MORDHORST, Jan
RETTEN, WAS ZU RETTEN LIST: Dramatische Schiffsbergungen
$25.00 AUD

Koehler. Herford. 1994. 1st Ed. 137 PP with sketches, plans , maps, 26 colour and 90 b/w photos. Eps: Salvage of the Estrella. Hard cover, dj. Fine. German text. 27.5 x 21.5. 3782206045

Saved - Dramatic salvage: Tanker Aquarius in the Indian Ocean... Cargo ship Estrella... Tug boat Wotan...

56596
MORRISON, Hugh & SINCLAIR, Steve
INTERNATIONAL SCUBA DIVER - The Essentials of SCUBA Theory
$10.00 AUD

Lion Fish Publications. Perth. 1984. 1st Ed. Foreword by Stan Bugg. VI, 191 PP with tables and figures (drawings & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Back cover with a crease. Very good. 21.5 x 14.0. 0949665010

10560
MULLER, Kal
UNDERWATER INDONESIA, A Guide to the World's Greatest Diving
$20.00 AUD

Periplus Editions. Singapore. 1992. 1st Ed. 285 PP with colour illustrations (maps & photos). FEP: Map of Sumatra to Papua New Guinea. Fp: Bunaken Island, Sulawesi. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0945971141

An excellent dive guide: sites & dive options such as living aboard or ashore.

74471
N/A
TITANIC - THE EXHIBITION
$50.00 AUD

National Geographic. 88 PP profusely illustrated throughout. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Exhibition of the Titanic which includes many original artefacts. Recreates the grandeur of the ship and relates many stories of the passengers at the time. Includes the "Boarding Pass" which is used as the Entry to the exhibition.

17279
NAYLER, Geoff
MY CEILING THE WAVES
$30.00 AUD

Geoff Nayler / Wedneil Publications. Melbourne. c. 1972. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 1 plan, 3 maps & 35 b/w photos plus 32 pages with 29 full-page colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Some light wear, creases, near corners, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.

The diving experiences on wrecks in Australian waters and Truk Lagoon (Micronesia).

62362
NOALL, Cyril
THE STORY OF CORNWALL'S LIFEBOATS
$10.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Truro, Cornwall. 1970. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 cut-away, 3 sets of plans, engravings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.

48716
NOALL, Cyril & FARR, Grahame
CORNISH SHIPWRECKS Illustrated
$10.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Truro, Cornwall. c. 1965. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 47 b/w photos. Fp: American liner "Paris". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14

62435
O'BRIEN, T. Michael
GUARDIANS OF THE EIGHTH SEA - A History of the U.S. Coast Guard on the Great Lakes
$15.00 AUD

US Government Printing Office. Washington. 1976. 1st Ed. Foreword by Truman R. Strobridge and Preface by James S. Gracey. XI, 97 PP with b/w illustrations (headpieces, engravings, maps, paintings and photos). Soft cover, illustrated front. Very good. 26 x 20.

34093
O'NEILL, Richard
SUICIDE SQUADS OF WORLD WAR II. Axis and Allied Special Attack Weapons of World War II: their Development and their Missions
$10.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Sydney. 1981. 1st Australian edition. 296 PP with 6 maps, 18 tables, 60 diagrams and sketch-plans, and 130 b/w photos. FEP: Map of Japanese waters. REP: Map of the Channel and North Sea. Hard cover, dj. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 15.5. 0701816104

72103
OWEN, David M.
A manual for FREE-DIVERS using compressed air
$35.00 AUD

Pergamon Press. London. 1955. 1st Ed. 62 PP with 13 b/w figures, plus 2 folded plates for figure 1 & 5 and 9 photos/plates for figures 3 and 6 to 13. Cloth cover, dj (price clippped). Dust jacket with repaired chips and small piece missing at head of spine. Very good. 19 x 12.5.

16358
OWEN, Roderic
THE FATE OF FRANKLIN
$100.00 AUD

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

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

71158
PARSONS, Ronald (compiler)
SHIPPING LOSSES AND CASUALTIES CONCERNING AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND (in 2 volumes)
$70.00 AUD

Author. Goolwa, S.A. 2003. 1st Ed. Volume I: (6), 200 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Volume II, (2), 201- 398 PP. Soft cover, staples, cloth tape on spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. Scarce. 29 x 21. 0909418705

Volume I: from Aagot and Aagtekerke to Juverna and J. W. Alexander. Volume II: from K9 and Kadina to Zvir and Zwarte Zwaan.

46024
PERKES, Dan
TWENTIETH-CENTURY SHIPWRECKS - A Pictorial History
$15.00 AUD

Contemporary Books. Chicago. 1983. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 127 PP with 3 maps and 140 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed at hinges and front edges. Very good. 28 x 21.8. 0809255758

18405
PETERSON, Mendel
REACH FOR THE NEW WORLD (in National Geographic Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1977. Vol. 152, No. 6, December, 1977. Includes article P.724 to 765 with 1map, 1 b/w photo and 45 colour illustrations (photographs by David L. Arnold and Paintings by Richard Schlecht). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Wrecks off Bermuda & other Caribbean islands or on the lost city of Port Royal (Jamaica).

19516
PICKFORD, Nigel
THE ATLAS OF SHIPWRECK & TREASURE - The History, Location, and Treasure-trove of Ships Lost at Sea
$45.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1994. 1st Australian Edition. 200 PP with b/w & colour illust. (engravings, maps & photos). Gazetteer: P.120-159. Shipwrecks Listing: P.160-200. Illustrated title page, half title page & endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing on the inside of dust jacket flaps, top of dust jacket has light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. Large format: 31.5 x 26. 086438615X

66367
POSTER
SHIPWRECKS: A Fragile Link with the Past - Tug Valiant
$5.00 AUD

Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories & Department of Planning. Canberra & Sydney. c. 1994. Poster. Tug Valiant sunk 1981, off Barrenjoey Head. Colour photo by Alan Johnson (winner of the 1991 Shipwreck NSW Amateur Photographic Competetion). Fine. Large format: 82 x 47.

Tugboat Valiant sunk off Barrenjoey Head.

66370
POSTER
SHIPWRECKS: A Fragile Link with the Past -
$5.00 AUD

Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories & Department of Planning. Canberra & Sydney. c. 1994. Poster: S.S. Bombo, coastal trader (50 Tons, 154'), wrecked Port Kembla Harbour Entrance. Colour photo by John Fowden (Winner of the 1992 Shipwreck NSW Amateur Photographic Competition). Fine. Large oblong format: 47 x 67.

S.S. Bombo, off Port Kembla.

62603
[POSTER]
SHIPWRECKS: A Fragile Link with the Past - 3 Posters
$10.00 AUD

Department of the Arts, Sport, the Environment and Territories & Department of Planning. Canberra & Sydney. c. 1994. 3 posters in colour. Fine. Format: 82 x 47

1 - Have you seen this face?: Bellarine jug from the Vergulde Draeck. 2 - S.S. Bombo, off Port Kembla. 3 - tug Valiant, off Barenjoey Head.

62604
[POSTER]
HISTORIC SHIPWRECKS: Admella, Dunbar, Loch Ard
$5.00 AUD

Australia Post. Melbourne. 2007. Poster in colour. Fine. Poster format: 84 x 59.5.

Admella: 6.8.1959, 89 lives lost - Loch Ard: 1.6.1878, 49 lives lost - Dunbar: 20.8.1857, 120 lives lost.

75449
POTTINGER, J.
SALVAGING THE GERMAN FLEET: Our Enduring Legacy 1919 - 2019
$15.00 AUD

Stromness Museum. Stromness, Orkneys. 2019. January 2019 reprint of the revised edition. Introduction by Bryce Wilson. 24 PP with 12 colour illustrations (1 painting, 1 invitation celebrating the raising of "SMS Friedrich der Grosse" and 10 photos), and 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780956066312

63109
PURCHASE, Peter
THE ALBATROSS NECKLACE - The Last Voyage of the Zuytdorp
$35.00 AUD

Dune Publishing. Perth. 2013. Reprint of the 2012 original. VI, 408 PP with 1 chart on double page (journey of the Zuytdorp 1711-12, 2 b/w illustrations and 2 colour photos- head of each major part). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 9780957736412

Historical novel. Published in 2012 to mark the tricentenary of the June 1712 wreck of the VOC ship "Zuytdorp" on the cliffs north of Kalbarri, Western Australia.

69499
RICHARDS, Bill & TERRY, Martin
WELCOME BATAVIA & COMMERCE AND CONQUEST: The Story of the V.O.C. (Dutch United East India Company) (in Signals No. 49)
$10.00 AUD

Sydney. 1999. Australian National Maritime Museum. Issue No. 49, December 1999 - February 2000. 40 PP. Contains 3 articles pages 4 to 9 with 3 b/w and 10 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Batavia at Lelystad, Netherlands). Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Exhibition held in 2000.

60120
RINGER, R. James
PHIPS' FLEET- Sir William Phips's ship found at Baie-Trinité, Saint Lawrence (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2000. Volume 198, No. 2, August 2000. 124 PP. Contains article from P. 72 to 81 with 1map and 13 colour illustrations (photos by Bill Curtsinger). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Shipwreck following the attempted attack on Québec of 1690.

74475
RISING, Catrin (editor)
THE STORY OF VASA
$25.00 AUD

Swedish National Maritime Museum. Stockholm. c. 2015. English edition. 52 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos, drawings, maps). Inside back cover: Vasa through the centuries. Illustrated stiff covers. Postcard in colour of Vasa in the Vasa Museet, Djurgarden, Stockholm. Near fine. 24 x 16.7. 9789198471335

Her fate in 1628, her remarkable salvage and restoration.

53501
ROBIN, Bernard
SURVIVAL AT SEA. A practical manual of survival and advice to the shipwrecked, assembled from an analysis of thirty-one survival stories
$10.00 AUD

Stanley Paul & Co. London. 1981. 1st English edition with a foreword by Alain Bombard. Edited and translated from the 1977 French original by Richard Simpkin. (6), 233, (7 bibliography & index) PP with 26 maps and many drawings. Pictorial soft cover with a few creases, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 13.7. 0091430917

Survival stories by: Richard Hakluyt..., Guillaume Bontekoe... William Bligh...

44363
RODEN, Hans
SCHATZSUCHER - Chronik der versunkenen und vergrabenen Schätze un der zu ihrer Bergung angestellten Versuche
$5.00 AUD

Koehlers. Jugenheim/Bergstrasse. 1963. 1st Ed. 244 PP with 14 maps and 55 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. German text. Near fine. 20.6 x 14.

Treasure and treasure hunters.

18080
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE, The Excavation and Raising of Henry VIII's Flagship
$15.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1986. Reprint of the 1983 revised edition (original of 1982). 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: A watch bell found in 1982 and cast in 1510. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26.3 x 19.3. 0851773826

The raising: after 437 years and 11 years of excavations written by the archaeological director of the project.

18855
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE
$5.00 AUD

Ring Publications. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 60 PP with b/w and colour illust. Inside back cover: The lifting after 437 years under water. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.

The excavation and raising of Henry VIII's flagship.

36899
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE - A Guide
$25.00 AUD

Mary Rose Trust. London. 1989. 3rd Impression. (2), 38 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Battle in The Solent. Inside back cover: Plan of the Heritage Area within the Royal Naval Base, Portsmouth. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Oblong: 17 x 24. 095117472X

47593
RULE, Margaret
HENRY III's LOST WARSHIP / THE SEARCH FOR MARY ROSE (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 163, No. 5, 1983)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1983. Volume 163, No. 5, May 1983. Contains article between pages 646 and 675 with 2 maps and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.6.

The excavation and raising of Henry VIII's flagship.

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...

68413
SAUNDERS, Roy
THE RAISING OF THE "VASA", The rebirth of a Swedish galleon
$10.00 AUD

Oldbourne. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 88 PP plus 36 pages with 38 bw photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Former owner's signature on FFEP plus 2 University of Tasmania stamps and one on the inside back cover. Contents are near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Sunk in Stockholm harbour within minutes of the start of her maiden voyage, 10th August 1682. Lifted to the surface 24th April 1961. Museum since then.

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.

55557
SHREEVES, Karl, WOHLERS, Bob, RICHARDSON, Drew...
PADI - Open Water Diver Manual
$10.00 AUD

PADI / Southwood Press. Santa Ana, Ca. & Sydney. 1998. Reprint of the 1995 edition. VI, 272 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. One crease on spine, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 17.3. 1878663178

58762
SHREEVES, Karl, WOHLERS, Bob, RICHARDSON, Drew...
PADI - Open Water Diver Manual
$15.00 AUD

PADI / Macarthur Press. Santa Ana, Ca. & Sydney. c. 1991. 3rd printing of the 1990 original. VI, 272 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.2 x 17.5.

72143
SLEEPER, Jeanne Bear & BANGASSER, Susan
WOMEN UNDERWATER
$15.00 AUD

DeepStar Publishing. Crestline, Ca. 1979. 1st Ed. (8), 111 PP with 1 table and b/w illustrations: 4 drawings & 75 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Name of previous owner blocked out with black felt at top of title page. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7. 0918888042

56142
STANBURY, Myra (editor)
THE BARQUE EGLINTON - wrecked Western Australia 1852: the history of its loss, archaeological excavation, artefact catalogue and interpretation
$60.00 AUD

AIMA / Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology. Fremantle. 2003 1st Ed. A.I.M.A. Special Publication No. 13 / Special Publication Australian National Centre of Excellence for Maritime Archaeology No. 6. XVI, 233 PP with 24 tables and 109 b/w figures (maps and plans, drawings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1876465182

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

42791
TAYLOR, Herb
UNDERWATER WITH THE NIKONOS & NIKON SYSTEMS
$45.00 AUD

Amphoto. New York. 1977. 2nd printing in October 1977 of the original. 160 PP with 13 drawings, and 137 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with 17 Colour photos. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Note on front endpaper, scoring on pages 61/62. Internally very good. 23.4 x 15.5. 817424016

19045
TAYLOR, J. R. W.
GOLD FROM THE SEA, Epic Story of the Recovery of "Niagara's" Bullion
$15.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. 1942. 3rd Edition (October 1942) of the September 1942 original. 271 PP, plus 17 b/w plates. Fp: R.M.S."Niagara". Title-page: Vignette with the "Claymore". Eps: Sketch of mooring plan by Chief Diver Johnstone. Orig. cloth covers with light wear, title on a sunned spine. Dedicatory note on half title page and name of previous owner on recto of frontispiece. An otherwise very good clean copy. 22.5 x 15.

35550
TAYLOR, J. R. W.
GOLD FROM THE SEA - Epic Story of the Recovery of Niagara's Bullion
$15.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. 1943. 6th Australian edition (March 1943) of the September 1942 original. 271 PP, plus 17 b/w photos by J. M. Leonard. Fp: Fore-Deck and Bridge-deck of the Claymore. Title-page: Vignette with the Claymore. Eps: Sketch of mooring plan by Chief Diver Johnstone. Green cloth covers rubbed around edges, faded gilt title on spine. Light foxing on margins of some pages, o/wise contents are near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.3 x 15.

46309
TAYLOR, J. R. W.
GOLD FROM THE SEA - The Epic Story of the Niagara's Bullion
$15.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. 1947. Reprint of the September 1942 original. 224 P, plus 17 b/w photos by J. M. Leonard. Fp: R.M.S.Niagara. Eps: Sketch of mooring plan by Chief Diver Johnstone. Cloth cover, title on faded spine. Contents near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.

74940
TAYLOR, J. R. W.
GOLD FROM THE SEA - The Epic Story of the Niagara's Bullion
$40.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. 1947. Reprint of the September 1942 original. 224 P, plus 17 b/w photos by J. M. Leonard. Fp: R.M.S.Niagara. Eps: Sketch of mooring plan by Chief Diver Johnstone. Cloth cover, nice dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve. 20.5 x 13.5.

62869
TAYLOR, Peter
SHIPWRECKS - A Practical Guide to Research and Discovery
$40.00 AUD

Scuttlebutt Press. Melbourne. 2013. 1st Ed. IX, 179 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.4 x 20.7. 9780980590241

49601
THROCKMORTON, Peter
OLDEST KNOWN SHIPWRECK YIELDS BRONZE AGE CARGO (in National Geographic Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

Washington. 1962. N.G.S. Volume 121, No.5, May, 1962. Contains article between pages 696 and 711 with 2 maps, 1 b/w illustration and 17 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.5.

Diving 32 centuries into the past, archeologists off the coast of Turkey bring up relics of Traojan War times.

72305
THROCKMORTON, Peter
DIVING FOR TREASURE
$20.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1977. 1st UK Ed. 136 PP with 126 b/w & 10 colour illust. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Dust jacket has some light shelf wear along top edge, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 22.4.

Introduction to underwater archaeology: treasures such as jade, pieces of silver, etc..

17622
THROCKMORTON, Peter (editor)
HISTORY FROM THE SEA - Shipwrecks & Archaeology, From Homer's Odyssey to the Titanic
$15.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1987. 1st Australian edition. 240 PP with b/w & col. illust. (maps, graphs, paintings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 29.7 x 23.5. 0864380445

Story of underwater archaeology examining the human history over 4000 years.

53696
THROCKMORTON, Peter (editor)
HISTORY FROM THE SEA: Shipwrecks and Archaeology. - From Homer's Odyssey to the Titanic
$15.00 AUD

Mitchell Beazley Publishers. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (maps, graphs, paintings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 29.7 x 23.5. 0855336145

Story of underwater archaeology examining the human history over 4000 years. Chapter 7: Eastern Horizons (Arab Dhows, by Stephen Rogers. Chinese Junks, East Indiamen , by Jeremy Green)...

60590
TILLMAN, Albert A.
SKIN AND SCUBA DIVING IN UNDERWATER EDUCATION - A Training Text for Institutions of Higher Learning
$10.00 AUD

Wm. C. Brown Company / Under Sea Industries.. Dubuque, Iowa. 1974. 16th printing of the 1962 original. X, 149 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Covers slightly rubbed. Underlining Some underlining in the table of contents and in text with a few markings, o/wise good. 27.2 x 21. 0697071065

62452
TRIBOUILLIER, Anne-Laure & ANGLEVIEL, Fréderic
Chroniques d'un Navire de Commerce: TACITE, 1869-1873 (in Le Petit Journal)
$15.00 AUD

Musée de l'Histoire Maritime de Nouvelle-Calédonie / Mairie de Nouméa. Nouméa. 2002. Issue: Friday 7th of June 2002. 8 PP with b/w illustrations. French text. Fine. Format: 42 x 29.5. 2951868804

Exhibition held 7th June to 3rd November 2002. Windjammer sunk 10 October 1873 on arrival in New Caledonia. Wreck discovered in 1998.

12445
VILLIERS, Alan
ENGLAND'S SCILLIES, THE FLOWERING ISLES (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 132, No.1, 1967)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1967. Contains article between P.126 and 145 with 2 maps and 26 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Archipelago off the South West corner of Cornwall.

73514
WAKE-WALKER, Edward
LOST PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution)
$65.00 AUD

Lifeboats / Sutton Publishing. Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2004. 1st Ed. XIV, 176 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of the British Isles with location of Lifeboat stations, 1 drawing ""Rocket and Breeches buoy equipment", 2 sets of plans of lifeboats and 134 b/w photos. Inside back cover: profiles of 15 Lifeboats in the RNLI Fleet. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 25.5. 9780750937184

69621
WAKE-WALKER, Edward, DEANE, Heather & PURCHES, Georgette
LIFEBOAT!: Royal National Lifeboat Institution
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan Ltd. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: map of the British Isles with location of Lifeboat stations. Inside back cover: profiles of 15 Lifeboats in the RNLI Fleet. Pictorial front and back card covers. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 0711018359

60968
WANE, Greg
AGROUND IN THE RIP - The Wreck of the SS Time at Port Phillip Heads
$25.00 AUD

Author / Two Dogs Books - Boutique Publishers. Wallington, Vic. 2010. 1st Ed. IX, 10- 96 PP with 1 map and inset, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Title page: SS Time leaving Melbourne in 1948. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 23 x 15.4. 978098066315

67173
WANE, Greg
WRECKED ON BRUNY ISLAND - Three of Tasmania's finest ships were lost at Adventure Bay in 1909 during two weeks of fierce storms
$25.00 AUD

Author / Two Dogs Books - Boutique Publishers. Wallington, Vic. 2010. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-88 PP with 1 engraving, 1 map, 4 charts, 3 portraits and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 23 x 15.4. 978098066322

Wooden ketch "Priscilla" and steamer S.S. "Sea Bird": 12th June 1909. Barque "Natal Queen": 24th June 1909.

20453
WARWICK, Mark
CLIPPERS (in Sportdiving in Australia & the South Pacific)
$15.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1993. No. 37, April/May 1993. Includes article from P.96 to 103 with 2 maps & 8 bw photos. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

The clipper ship saga.

66263
WARWICK, Sam & ROUSSEL, Mike
SHIPWRECKS OF THE CUNARD LINE
$40.00 AUD

The History Press. Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2012. 1st Ed., with a foreword by John Chatterton. 167 PP, (1 publication) with 6 location maps, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Oblong: 23.5 x 25.5. 9780752454771

Includes a "Cunard Line Fleet" list.

69626
WILLIAMS, Captain Sir John
SO ENDS THIS DAY - An Autobiography
$15.00 AUD

Globe Press. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 226, (6 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 60 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex library copy with renewed endpapers, sellotape marks on covers, stamp on verso of title page and remnants of sticker at foot of spine of dust jacket. Outside edges soiled with foxing spots. Top corner of pages 109 to 114 with repaired tears. A good reading copy. 24.2 x 15.8. 095936711X

He started before the mast on sailing ships, migrated to Australia where he worked for the ports of Townsville & Melbourne. Marine salvage, Chairman of the Australian Coastal Shipping Commission, Australian National Line.

74084
WILLIAMS, Captain Sir John
SO ENDS THIS DAY - An Autobiography
$35.00 AUD

Globe Press. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 226, (6 index) PP, plus 32 pages with 60 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 095936711X

He started before the mast on sailing ships, migrated to Australia where he worked for the ports of Townsville & Melbourne. Marine salvage, Chairman of the Australian Coastal Shipping Commission, Australian National Line.

62254
WILLIAMS, Des
FATHOMS, Official Journal of the Victorian Sub-Aqua Group - 1979-1981 (14 issues)
$10.00 AUD

VSAG / Victorian Sub-Aqua Group. Melbourne. 1979 to 1981. 14 Issues: November 1979 to December 1981. A total of 252 pages with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples. Good run. 20.7 x 16.8.

1979: November and December. 1980: April, May & October. 1981: February, March, April, June, August, to December.

62255
WILLIAMS, Des
FATHOMS, Official Journal of the Victorian Sub-Aqua Group - 1982 (7 issues)
$10.00 AUD

VSAG / Victorian Sub-Aqua Group. Melbourne. 1982. 7 issues: April to December 1982. A total of 150 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, staples. Good run. 20.7 x 16.8.

62256
WILLIAMS, Des
FATHOMS, Official Journal of the Victorian Sub-Aqua Group - 1983 (5 issues)
$10.00 AUD

VSAG / Victorian Sub-Aqua Group. Melbourne. 1983. 7 issues: March to July 1983. A total of 110 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, staples. Covers with creases. Good run. 20.7 x 16.8.

62257
WILLIAMS, Des
FATHOMS, Official Journal of the Victorian Sub-Aqua Group - 1984 / 1989 (4 issues)
$10.00 AUD

VSAG / Victorian Sub-Aqua Group. Melbourne. 1984 to 1989. 4 issues: October 1984 to June / July 1989. A total of 107 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, staples. Covers with creases. Good. 20.7 x 16.8.

October 1984, December 1984, February 1985, December 1989.

65989
WILLIAMS, Mark
DEEP SEA TREASURE
$15.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1981. 1st Ed. (XII), 180 PP with 63 bw and colour illust. (maps, drawings, photos...). Fp: scuba diver with coins. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ex-library copy with 4 stamps, pocket on front endpaper and sellotape marks on endpapers. Internally very good. 24 x 16. 0434866601

Story of the professional and amateur divers whose tenacity awakened history and treasure hunting beneath the sea.

40517
WILSON, Ian
UNDISCOVERED: The Fascinating World of Undiscovered Places, Graves, Wrecks, and Treasure
$10.00 AUD

Chancellor Press. London. 1993. Reprint of the 1987 original. 192 PP with head pieces and b/w illust. (maps & plans, paintings & photos). Title page: The British Egyptologist Howard Carter opening the golden shrine of the tomb of the pharaoh Tutankhamun. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25.5 x 17.5. 1851522999

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

72101
ZANELLI, Leo & SKUSE, George
SUB-AQUA ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY
$20.00 AUD

Kaye & Ward. London. 1976. 1st Ed. (6), 114 PP with 72 b/w illustrations: drawings, sketches, photos & tables. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Small water mark affecting a small area (1.5cm x 0.5cm) of lower edge of front board, dust jacket and outside edge. Contents near fine. 20.5 x 13.4. 0195198948