Maritime Books

Shipping Companies

Last update: Saturday, 22 June 2024.

53990
AFAI
AFAI Ships Limited
$5.00 AUD

Afai Ships Limited. Hong Kong. c. 2000. 1st Ed. 13 PP (11 recto only, 2 verso) with colour illustrations. Clear cover, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Builder of high speed Ferry Boats.

20109
AGUTTER, Rodney & MORCK, Bjorn
FEARNLEY & EGER, 1869-1969
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1968. 1st Ed. X, 58 PP with 16 portraits and 77 b/w photos, and 1 map at centre fold. Inside front cover: MS Fernlake New York. Pictorial soft covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.

History & details of fleet.

70258
APPLEYARD, H. S.
BANK LINE 1885-1985 and ANDREW WEIR AND COMPANY
$50.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 198 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): "Forthbank". Inside back cover: 6 Funnels and House Flags (in colour). Pictorial stiff covers with light wear on front (crease and rubbed patch), otherwise contents are near fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.8. 0905617347

Andrew Weir & Co., fleet list of Andrew Weir an Bank Line...

61120
APPLEYARD, H. S. & HEATON, P. M.
THE BARON GLANELY OF ST. FAGAN'S AND W. J. TATEM LTD.
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1980. Monograph No.2. 48 PP with 4 drawings (House Flag and Funnels) and 24 b/w photos. Soft cover. Note and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on inside front cover. Very good. 21 x 15. 0905617142

71575
ARBON, A. L.
A HISTORY OF UNION STEAMSHIP CO. OF NEW ZEALAND 1875-1971 - Volume 2: The Ships
$25.00 AUD

Ronald H. Parsons. Lobethal, South Australia. 1974. 1st Ed. Vol.2: VII, 135 PP. Typescript monograph, stapled. Stapled card covers worn around edges with a few chips/closed tears and lacking rear card cover. Slight ageing of paper. Name and address of previous owner on title-page, o/wise very good. Oblong: 16.5 x 20.6. 0909418020

17533
AXELSON, Kjell A. & JOHANNESSON, Tomas
THE GORTHON SHIPPING COMPANIES 1915-1985
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Fp (in colour): Ada Gorthon on trials. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617363

51160
BARWIL GIBRALTAR
BARWIL SERVICES IN THE STRAIT OF GIBRALTAR
$5.00 AUD

Barwil Agencies Ltd. Gibraltar. c. 2000. 12 PP with colour illustrations: 2 maps, 9 colour photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

60576
BELT, J. E. B. & APPLEYARD, H. S.
A HISTORY OF FRANK C. STRICK AND HIS MANY SHIPPING ENTERPRISES
$20.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1996. 1st Ed. 134 PP with 130 b/w photos. Inside back cover: 4 Funnels and House Flags (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617819

Fleet Lists. ... Vessels built. Wartime losses.

40422
BLAKE, George
B.I. CENTENARY 1856-1956
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 272 PP, plus 16 plates with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Statue of Sir William McKinnon. Cloth cover, dj (a few chips, closed tears and a small piece missing). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.8.

The British India Steam Navigation Company Limited, created to carry mail between Calcutta and Rangoon to become, in 1922, the largest merchant fleet in the world.

44139
BLAKE, George
THE BEN LINE - The History of William Thomson and Co. of Leith and Edinburgh, and of the Ships owned and managed by them 1825-1955
$20.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. London. 1956. 1st Ed. X, 222 PP with 1 genealogical table, plus 30 pages with 1 map and 35 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ben Lomond at Hong Kong in 1890. FEP: 3 maps (North and Baltic Seas, the Firth of Forth, South East Asia). REP: Map of the world. Cloth cover, gilt House Flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Previous owner's neat stamp on FFEP and half-title-page. Dust jacket has a few chips and is protected. Occasional light foxing around edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

56236
BLAND, A.L. & CROWDY, Michael
WILH. WILHELMSEN 1861-1961, The Firm and the Fleet
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 75 PP with many b/w photos of ships, one double-page colour map & 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Perforated Cancelled stamp on first 6 leaves. Name of previous owner on title page. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

71767
BOWEN, Frank C.
HISTORY OF THE CANADIAN PACIFIC LINE
$80.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London. 1928. 1st Ed. (17 adverts.), (4), 205, (11 adverts.) PP with 44 b/w photos, all but 1 on ships and 22 of them on full page. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine and lower part of front cover somewhat sunned and some light wear. Contents near fine. Scarce. 19 x 13.5.

71705
BRAMSEN, Bo
A HUNDRED YEARS OF DANNEBROG - The history of Dannebrog Shipowning Company 1883-1983: Shipowners and crews / Ships and money
$55.00 AUD

Rederiet Dannebrog. Rungsted Kyst, Denmark. 1983. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Translated from the Danish original by Frederick and Christine Crowley. Preface by Ebbe Wedell-Wedellsborg. 216 PP with 146 profiles (in colour) and b/w or colour illustrations (facsimile of documents, prints, photos). Cloth cover, gilt devices on front board, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few nicks/closed tears and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on first and last pages, o/wise a fine copy.. 27.6 x 20.5. 8717051894

38641
BROUWER, C. A., Van de REE, M... (editors)
TEKENEN VOOR EEN VLOOT
$10.00 AUD

Koninklijke Nedloyd Groep. Amsterdam. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 5 cartoons, 15 plans, 8 colour and 72 b/w photos. Title page: Nedlloyd Container Ship. Pictorial laminated stiff cover. Fine. Dutch text. 25 x 17.5. 9022818241

Outline of the Dutch merchant shipping line, Nedlloyd Group and its fleet.

15901
BURRELL, D. C. E.
THE THISTLE BOATS (The Albyn Line Story)
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1987. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 2 pages of plans, 2 funnels and house flags (in colour), and 73 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): painting of the "Thistlebrae", by L. Dunn. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617436

History & fleet list, houseflags & funnels.

61134
BURRELL, D. C. E.
THE THISTLE BOATS (The Albyn Line Story)
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society Kendal, UK. 1987. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 2 pages of plans, 2 funnels and house flags (in colour), and 73 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): painting of the "Thistlebrae". Pictorial soft cover. 2 holes for ring binder close to the spine, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617436

History & fleet list, houseflags & funnels.

20598
BURRELL, D.C.E.
BARRIE & NAIRN - THE DEN LINE
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1990. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 4 facsimiles of documents, 9 colour and 36 bw illust. Fp: Iron 4-masted barque Dundee. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617592

71613
BUSHELL, T.A.
EIGHT BELLS, Royal Mail Lines War Story 1939-1945
$75.00 AUD

Trade & Travel Publications. London. 1950. 1st Ed. XV, 207 PP with 9 maps, 5 illust. in text plus 44 pages with 50 illust. Pencil drawings by G.A. Campbell. Fp: Colour plate of HMT Andes. Gilt-engraved hard cover and title on spine although gilt is dulled. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Occasional light foxing. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 24.5 x 18.5.

A record of the hazardous runs, achievements and losses of ships and men of the Royal Mail Lines Limited.

67636
CAMPBELL, P. & A.
THE WHITE FUNNEL HANDBOOK - Official Handbook of P. & A. Campbell Ltd.
$40.00 AUD

P. & A. Campbell. Bristol. c. 1930. 1st Ed. 112 PP with advertising material, 15 street plans and b/w illustrations, plus 2 large folded maps in colour "Bristol Channel Services" and "South Coast Services". Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19 x 13.

Account of the passenger services of P & A Campbell's White Funnel steamers of the Bristol Channel and the South Coast.

70571
CLYDE SHIPPING
CLYDE SHIPPING COMPANY Limited
$5.00 AUD

Clyde Shipping Company. Glasgow. c. 1970. A 10 page "advertisement" flyer with 4 colour illustrations (3 photos and a 2 pages artwork of the tugboat "Flying Fulmar"), and 14 b/w illustrations (seal of the Company, 5 drawings and 8 photos). Staples removed. Near fine. 26.2 x 20.

71573
COCKRILL, Philip
UNITED FRUIT COMPANY, The History, Ships & Cancellations of the Great White Fleet (Series Booklet No.28)
$25.00 AUD

Philip Cockrill. Newbury, Berkshire, UK. c.1980. 44 PP with b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers with light soiling. Near fine. Scarce. 20.8 x 14.5.

A history of the "United Fruit Company".

71576
COCKRILL, Philip
K.N.S.M. The Royal Netherlands Steamship Company (1856-1981), Series Booklet No.26
$35.00 AUD

Philip Cockrill. Berkshire. c. 1980. 1st Ed., booklet No. 26 in this series. 56 PP with b/w illustrations in text. Soft covers lightly soiled, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.5.

A history of KNSM through postal cancellations.

72656
COCKRILL, Philip
THE WOERMANN STEAMSHIP LINE OF HAMBURG The History, Ships & Cancellations (Series Booklet No.11)
$25.00 AUD

Philip Cockrill. Newbury, Berkshire, UK. 1980. 1980 reprint. 34 PP with b/w illustrations. Stapled card covers with light soiling. Near fine. Scarce. 20.8 x 14.5.

A history of the Woermann Line (Deutsche Seepost Linie Hamburg Westafrika) / Deutsche Ost Afrika Linie.

65939
COOPER, James, KLUDAS, Arnold & PEIN, Joachim
THE HAMBURG SOUTH AMERICA LINE
$40.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword in German and English by Dr. John Henry de La Trobe and Horst Schomburg. 192, (4 pictorial appendix ) PP with 425 b/w illustrations. Pictorial appendix by Dietmar Borchert with 10 House flags and funnels, and 10 profiles (in colour). Fp (in colour): Cape Polonio. Half-title page: House Flag H S D G. Eps: Mappemonde with the Company's routes. Cloth cover, gilt house flag on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617509

The German shipping line Hamburg-Südamerikanische Dampfschifffahrts-Gesellschaft. History, fleet list...

69853
COOPER, Malcolm, HARVEY, Bill & LAXON, Bill
GLEN AND SHIRE LINES - A Ships in Focus Fleet History
$60.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston. 2005. 1st Ed. Preface by Roy Fenton. 188 PP with 1 sketch map, 45 colour illustrations (5 funnels and House-Flags, 6 paintings and 34 photos) and 326 b/w photos. Title page: Flintshire. FEP (in colour): Glenorchy. REP (in colour): Glenogle. Laminated pictorial boards. As new. 30.2 x 21.6. 9781901703658

Chronological history of the Glen Line and of the Shire Line. Fleet Lists.

49578
CORNFORD, L. Cope
A CENTURY OF SEA TRADING 1824-1924. THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED
$45.00 AUD

A & C Black Ltd. London. 1924. 1st Ed., illustrated by W L Wyllie and J Spurling. Preface by the Right Hon. Viscount Inchcape. X, 182 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w illustrations, plus 26 plates with 8 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Decorated cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Presentation plate (June 1924) pasted down on front endpaper. Offsetting on endpapers, foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.5 x 16.5.

71605
CORNFORD, L. Cope
A CENTURY OF SEA TRADING 1824-1924. THE GENERAL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED
$50.00 AUD

A & C Black Ltd. London. 1924. 1st Ed., illustrated by W L Wyllie and J Spurling. Preface by the Right Hon. Viscount Inchcape. X, 182 PP with 1 map and 3 b/w illustrations, plus 26 plates with 8 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Decorated cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note to the Port Commandant (Pat Leeper) and signed by Reg Grout , Fayid (Ismalia), March 1952. Light foxing, otherwise a very nice clean copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 16.5.

69960
COWDEN, James E.
THE PRICE OF PEACE - Elder Dempster 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Jocast Limited. Liverpool. 1981 1st Ed. 99 PP with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 20.6 x 13.7. 0950748005

Record of the losses during WWII of this shipping line: 26 vessels, 144,465 gross tons & 478 sea-going personnel.

14201
COX, Peter
A LINK WITH TRADITION - The Story of Stephenson Clarke Shipping Limited 1730-1980
$20.00 AUD

Stephenson Clarke. London. 1980. 1st edition with a foreword by Grahame Stafford, Managing Director. Ed. 74 PP with 1 Family Tree and b/w or colour illustrations. House-Flag in colour, on title page. Fp: Map "North Sea Routes". Eps: London & the Thames. Original cloth cover, title on the front cover of the clear plastic dust jacket which has pieces missing and is now in a protective sleeve. An otherwise fine copy. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 095071951X

A record of the existence of Stephenson Clarke Shipping over 250 years.

15960
CROWDY, Michael
LEIF HÖEGH & CO a/s OSLO - The Firm and the Fleet 1928-1968
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1968. 1st Ed. 63 PP with 4 line drawings, 8 portraits and 102 b/w photos. Inside back cover: House Flag and Funnels. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

15977
CROWDY, Michael
LYLE SHIPPING CO. LTD 1827-1966, The Firm and the Fleet
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 1 world map at center fold, and 42 b/w illustrations (28 of ships). Inside front cover: portrait of Abram Lyle. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 14.

61752
DANISH SHIPPING
EAC TRANSPORT
$5.00 AUD

The East Company Ltd. Copenhagen, Denmark. c. 1995. Brochure: 3 folds with colour illustrations (1 map, 6 logos of shipping lines and 11 photos). Fine. 23.5 x 23.5.

38711
DE BOER, Dr. M. G. & WESTERMANN, Dr. J. C.
EEN HALVE EEUW PAKETVAART 1891-1941
$30.00 AUD

Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij. Amsterdam. 1941. 1st Ed., with a preface by M. C. Koning. 430, (28 appendices) PP with 6 maps, 8 graphs, 8 ship profiles, 70 b/w illustrations, plus 13 plates (6 in colour and 7 with 14 b/w portraits). Fp: Portrait of Op Ten Noort. Hard cover, cream vellum and blue cloth spine, gilt title on front cover (some gilt letters rubbed). Covers rubbed, ageing of paper. Stamp of Royal Inter Ocean Line, Hong Kong on front endpaper and title page, o/wise very good. Scarce. Dutch text. 29.8 x 23.

A history of the Koninklijke Paketvaart-Maatschappij (K.P.M. / R. I.L.) between 1891 and 1941.

71607
DE BOER, Dr. M.G.
THE HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE 1873-1923
$80.00 AUD

The Board of the Holland-America Line. Rotterdam. 1923. 1st English edition. 104 PP with 3 maps, 1 table, 12 graphs, 28 drawings and paintings by G. Van Duffelen, and 37 b/w photos. Small errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: The S.S. Rotterdam in the Port of New York. Soft covers, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Covers have a little light soiling, o/wise a fine copy of a rare item. Image shows the title-page and frontispiece. 31 x 24.

74555
DOVEY, Mike & BOTTOMS, Ken
ANDREW WEIR SHIPPING, Comprising Bank Line, United Baltic, MacAndrews & Co. - A History of the Company with Photographs, Cachets and Paquebots Covers
$75.00 AUD

The TPO & Seapost Society. Ross on Wye, UK. 2012. 1st Ed. 136 PP with with hundreds of b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21. 9780956966209

69137
EDMOND, Stuart
MEMORIES OF A BEN LINE MAN
$40.00 AUD

Bassman Books. Balbair, Dingwall, UK. 2015. Second impression of the 2015 original. (2), 215, (2) PP with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with small bump at top corner, o/wise a fine copy. 21 x 14.7. 9780956790866

71621
FARQUHAR, I. J.
UNION FLEET 1875-1975
$25.00 AUD

N.Z. Ships & Marine Society. Wellington. 1976. 2nd revised edition of the 1968 original. VIII, 61 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust. by J. E. Hobbs. Pictorial stiff covers, staples. Signed by the author under his name on title page. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 16.5.

A list of ships owned by the Union Steam Ship Company of N.Z. since its inception in 1875 in Dunedin.

15083
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD - Issue Number 3, Volume 1
$15.00 AUD

J. & M. Clarkson. London. 1997. Issue No. 3. Pages 129 to 192 with 105 bw photos in text. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. -ISSN 13631675

Issue concentrating on the ships of the Mersey and the port of Liverpool. The Yeoward Line, Ropner trunk-deck steamers, R.W. Leyland and the mighty Ditton...

30528
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 7
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 1998. Issue Number 7. 64 PP ( P. 129 to 192), with 1 plan and 109 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703010

Twin-funnel cargo liners. Dublin gas boats. Antiques in the Humber. The Palmers of Boston and Ringaskiddy...

31978
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 8
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 1999. Issue Number 8. 72 PP ( P. 193 to 264), with 7 drawings and 115 b/w photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703029

Omega, the last of her race. Post-war South African coasters...

35620
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 11
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2000. Issue Number 11. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 105 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703088

Fleet in Focus: Alexander Shipping Co. Ltd. The potato ship that turned turtle. Canadian wood, U.S. steel. On the Rocks (shipwrecks)...

37896
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 14
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2000. Issue Number 14. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 108 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703118

Fleet in Focus: Furness North Pacific Ships (part 1). Whitbury Shipping Co. Ltd. Fleet List. Australian two-funnellers, by Ian Farquhar... Torquay Harbour in the thirties (part 2)...

39289
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 16
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 16. 72 PP (193 to 264) with 1 map, 3 plans and 115b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703134

Fleet in Focus: Harrisons' four masters. British merchant ships in the Mexican revolution, by David H. Grover...

40374
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 17
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 17. 64 PP with 16 flags and funnels (in colour), 24 colour and 76 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703142

Fleet in Focus: The Furness goalposters. Spanish veterans. The Welly Boot (Wellington Star), by Captain A.W. Kinghorn. Their own devices (flags and funnels) by J. L. Loughran.

40375
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD, 13-16
$50.00 AUD

John & Marion Clarkson. Preston. 2000/2001. Bound copy of issues 13 to 16 of Ships in Focus Record. 264 PP with hundreds of b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 30.2 x 21.2.

41026
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 18
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2001. Issue Number 18. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 5 profiles, 25 colour and 81 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703150

Fleet in Focus: The PLM colliers 12 to 27, by Roy Fenton. The Country ship by John Naylon. The Fred Olsen cruise ships, by Anthony Cooke. The develpment of post-war Bank Line cargo ships (part 2), by Paul Boot.

41884
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 19
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2002. Issue Number 19. 64 PP (129 to 192) with 1 map, 1 flag and funnel, 2 sketch-plans and 92 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703169

Fleet in Focus: Houlder's post-war Granges, by John Hill. Tasmanian Traders by Rex Cox and Ken Wriedt. Sunderland in Focus, by John Lingwood.

42421
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 20
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2002. Issue Number 20. 64 PP (193 to 264) with 2 sketch-plans and 123 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703177

Fleet in Focus: Houlder 's post-war Granges, Part 2 by John Hill. The Nile Steamship by David Burrell. Ben-My-Chree of 1908, by John Shepherd.

42925
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 21
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2002. Issue Number 21 64 PP with 2 facsimile of newspaper clippings, 2 accommodation plans and 127 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703185

Fleet in Focus: Ellerman's City of Oxford Class. Ships held hostage.

44601
FENTON, Roy & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 23
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 23. 64 PP (129-192) with 130 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703207

Fleet in Focus: North Pacific Coast Line (part 2), by David Burrell. By Bergen Line from Newcastle (part 2), by Anthony Cooke. Photographer in focus: William Livermore of Sydney, by Ian Farquhar.

33170
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 9
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 1999. Issue Number 9. 64 PP with 3 house flags / funnels, 3 plans and 114 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703045

The two Dunedin Stars, the Imperial Star class. Pilgrim ships for Mecca...

43638
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 22
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2002. Issue Number 22. 64 PP (64-128) with 3 flags & funnels, 1 set of plans and 118 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703193

Fleet in Focus: North Pacific Coast Line (part 1), by David Burrell. By Bergen Line from Newcastle (part 1), by Anthony Cooke.

44951
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 24
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 24. 72 PP (193-264) with 1 set of plans, 36 flags and funnels (in colour), 62 b/w and 65 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703703

Fleet in Focus: Shaw, Savill's big ICs, by Captain Edward Buckle and Roy Fenton. Thomas Skinner's Castle Line, by Malcolm Cooper. Iron colours, Flags and Funnels of BISCo ore carriers by J.L. Loughran.

45807
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 25
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 25. 64 PP with 2 sketch plan and 123 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703711

Canadian Pacific's Beavers (part 1), by Stephen Howells. The Iron Ladies (part 3), by John Harrison. Sunderland in Focus 2, by John Lingwood.

46073
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 26
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2003. Issue Number 26. 64 PP (65 to 128) with 3 sets of plans and 101 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 190170372X

Canadian Pacific's Beavers (part 2), by Stephen Howells. Iron Ladies follow up to parts 1, 2 and 3 (by John Harrison). The Liberty Liners, by Anthony Cooke.

52964
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 37
$15.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2007. Issue Number 37, July 2007. 64 PP with 1 house Flag & Funnel, 87 b/w and 40 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1901703835

British and Continental Steam Ship Co. Ltd (Part 1), by Colin Turner and Roy Fenton. Up the Canal (Manchester Ship Canal) in colour... Arnott Young, shipbreakers on the Clyde (Part 1) by Ian Buxton....

55723
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 41
$25.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2008. Issue Number 41, November 2008. 64 PP with 113 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Prince Line Mediterranean Ships, post 1945 (Part 1), by George Swaine. Nigerian National Shipping Line Ltd. (Part 1), by Andrew Huckett. Shell Tankers on the Mersey, by Captain Michael Pryce. W.N. Lindsay Ltd of Leith (Part 1), by Graeme Somner & Douglas J. Lindsay.

56374
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 42
$25.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2009. Issue Number 42, March 2009. 65-128 PP with 107 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703887

Prince Line Mediterranean Ships, post 1945 (Part 2), by George Swaine. Nigerian National Shipping Line Ltd. (Part 2), by Andrew Huckett. Shell's former sailing ship Tankers, by Malcolm Cooper. W.N. Lindsay Ltd of Leith (Part 2), by Graeme Somner & Douglas J. Lindsay. Liberty Ships on charter to Britain (Part 1), by John de S. Winser.

58167
FENTON, Roy, & CLARKSON, John
SHIPS IN FOCUS RECORD 45
$25.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. London. 2010. Issue Number 45, March 2010. 64 PP with 105 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9781901703917

Ellerman's Cathedral Cities. British Shipowners' Company Limited, Part 1: the Sailing Fleet, by Malcolm Cooper. A history of Barber Lines A/S, by Malcolm Cranfield...

65955
FENTON, Roy, & ROBERTSON, Philip
WILLIAM ROBERTSON AND THE GEM LINE
$40.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston. 2009. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (3 plans, 14 portraits / employees, 262 photos), and 31 colour illustrations (1 House Flag, 2 paintings, 3 memorial plaques and 25 photos). Title page: The Pearl in 1896. FEP: General Arrangement of "S.S. Sphene". REP: General Arrangement "M.S. Citrine". Pictorial laminated boards with a small bump on right top corner, o/wise fine. Scarce. 30.2 x 21.5. 9781901703573

39455
FINNLINES
FINNLINES GROUP - 1990 Annual Report
$10.00 AUD

Finnlines Group Oy Ab. Helsinki. 1991. 1st Ed. 58 PP with 1 organigram, tables, 12 colour photos, and 40 ship profiles in fleet list. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Financial report... Fleet list as of 1 March 1991.

62325
LE FLEMING, H. M.
SHIPS OF THE HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE
$25.00 AUD

John Marshbank. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 58 b/w illustrations. Title spread: SS "Maasdam". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and lightly rubbed). Near fine. Small format: 15.8 x 12.8.

Fleet list of 127 Holland-America Ships.

36397
FRANGSMYR, Tore
OSTINDISKA KOMPANIET - Människorna, äventyret och den ekonomiska drömmen
$15.00 AUD

Bokförlaget Bra Böcker. Höganäs, Sweden. 1976. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 48 colour and 70 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Note at top of front endpaper. Near fine. Swedish text. 28 x 21.5.

The East India Company of Sweden. Trade between Gothenburg and Canton (nowadays Guangzou).

14328
GARRETT, K. S.
EVERARD OF GREENHITHE
$60.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1991. 1st Ed. 238 PP with 1 map (Greenhithe on the River Thames), 6 full page of colour illustrations (3 funnels & colours) and 408 b/w photos of sailing barges (30), motor vessels and port scenes. Fp: Colour painting Greenhithe, Kent. Eps: General particulars of Pamela Everard. Cloth cover, gilt-decorated front cover (house flag), gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0905617584

Company started in 1922 by the manager of the shipyard which was building & repairing sailing barges.

40092
GARRETT, K. S.
R. LAPTHORN AND COMPANY LIMITED
$40.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston. 2001. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 95 b/w photos and 45 colour illustrations (1 house flag, 11 funnels and 33 photos). Title plage: House Flag. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.3. 190170341X

71639
GIBB, D. E. W.
LLOYD'S OF LONDON - A Study in Individualism
$35.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1972. Reprint of 1957 1st edition. X, 387 PP, plus 22 b/w plates. Fp: Lloyd's New Building; an impression from Lime Street. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and light soiling, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.5.

The history of this underwriting institution, together with an insight into the social & commercial development of London and the world trade.

71735
GIBSON, John Frederic
BROCKLEBANKS 1770-1950 (in Two Volumes)
$120.00 AUD

Henry Young & Sons Ltd. Liverpool. 1953. 1st edition with a preface by Col. Denis H. Bates, Chairman. Vol. I: XVI, 287 PP, plus 4 colour and 9 b/w plates, and 1 large folded (5 folds) "Family Tree" at end of book. Fp: Portrait of Col. Denis H. Bates. Vol. II: (6), 231 PP, plus 3 colour and 10 b/w plates. Fp: "Ameer" and "Sindia" off Gibraltar, 1889. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spines of dust jackets sunned and slightly soiled. Faint foxing. A near fine set. 22 x 14.5.

43347
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship
$10.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Samuel Cunard. Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.

Published to commemorate the centennial of Canadian confederation.

71657
GRANT, Kay
SAMUEL CUNARD, Pioneer of the Atlantic Steamship
$15.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Samuel Cunard. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Sello tape mlark on front cover. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.5.

Published to commemorate the centennial of Canadian confederation.

20226
GRAY, Leonard
THE ROPNER FLEET, 1874-1974
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1975. 1st edition. 50 PP with 36 b/w photos (35 of ships). Fp: Rudby. Pictorial soft cover (title on front cover "Ropner Shipping Company"). Very good. 22 x 14.

History & details of ships.

68965
GRAY, Leonard
THE ROPNER FLEET, 1874-1974
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1975. 50 PP with 36 b/w photos (35 of ships). Fp: Rudby. Pictorial soft cover. Note and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" at top of title page. Very good. 22 x 14.

History & details of ships.

15866
GRAY, Leonard & PÖPPER, R.
DEUTSCHE DAMPFSCHIFFFAHRTS-GESELLSCHAFT "HANSA", 85 Years of Shipping Under the Maltese Cross, 1881-1966
$20.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 80 PP with line drawings by Frau E. Pöpper, b/w photos, and a coloured map "trade routes served by Hansa" at centrefold. Stapled card covers with light wear, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 14.

History & fleet list of this major German shipping company.

16083
HACKMAN, Rowan M. B. H.
THE FLEET PAST AND PRESENT OF HUNTING & SON LTD
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1969. 3rd edition. 44 PP with 42 b/w photos. Inside front cover (in colour): bow marking, funnel and house flag. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 21.5 x 14.

67325
HAMBURG AMERICA LINE
ASHTRAY "HAMBURG AMERICA LINE"
$20.00 AUD

HAPAG / Hamburg Amerikanische Paketfahrt Aktien Gesellschaft. Hamburg. c. 1980. China ashtray in shape of a funnel with the company's coloured rings of yellow with the black, white and red rings at top, and logo / acronym "HAPAG" at top. Stamp of manufacturer "SPM", Walküre, Bayreuth, Bavaria" on the bottom, Fine condition. Size: Height: 9cm, Length: 11cm.

62058
HARVEY, W. J.
HEAD LINE - The Ulster Steamship Co. Ltd. (G. Heyn & Sons Ltd.), Belfast
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1991. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 map, 1 colour photo, 7 b/w illust., 18 pages with facsimile of documents and 107 b/w photos. Fp: "Howth Head" flying the Green Ensign. Pictorial soft covers browned around edges, o/wise contents near fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617533

63111
HARVEY, W. J.
STENA 1939-1989
$20.00 AUD

Stena AB. Sweden. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dan Sten Olsson. 152 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: aerial views of the Port of Göteborg. Hard cover, gilt-engraved title and colour vignette on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 21.3. 9185786411

Pages 101 to 140: Ship Histories / Fleet List: 286 vessels with 145 b/w photos.

65473
HAVILLAND, Charlotte (editor)
THE CHINA NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED - A Pictorial History 1872-1992
$100.00 AUD

John Swire & Sons Limited. Hong Kong. 1992. 1st Ed. (2), 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, dj. 2 rubbed patches on rear endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. Oblong: 26 x 33.5.

From the start as a Yangtze river steamer company to a shipping line covering Far Eastern & Pacific waters.

20675
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT SHIPS IN PROFILE - 4 - The ships of the HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER and CARR LINES
$15.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1980. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 208 PP with profile drawings to 1:1800 scale. Hard cover, dj. Shelf No. on front endpaper and small stamp on top of title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593972

31684
HAWS, Duncan
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE
$55.00 AUD

Author. London. 1995. 1st Ed., No. 28 in the Merchant Fleets series. VI, 100, (2 index) PP with 92 scale (1:1200 & 1:1300) profile drawings. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name and date on title-page, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.8. 0946378258

Chronological Company history and Fleet list for all the ships ever owned by yh Nederlandsch Americaanische Stoomboot Maatschappij.

41249
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 2 - The ships of the CUNARD, AMERICAN, RED STAR, INMAN, LEYLAND, DOMINION, ATLANTIC TRANSPORT and WHITE STAR LINES
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1979. 1st Ed., No. 2 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series 216 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593247

43437
HAWS, Duncan
CHINA NAVIGATION COMPANY
$75.00 AUD

Author. London. 2001. 1st Ed. No. 39 in the Merchant Fleets series. 96 PP with 1 map "China and the Yangtse Basin" and 100 profile drawings to scale (1/1200). Pictorial card covers with a small light crease on lower front corner, o/wise a fine copy. Fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.8. 0946378428

History of the Hong Kong shipping line, started in 1872. Fleet list of 256 ships.

62054
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 7 - NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING & FEDERAL S.N. CO.
$30.00 AUD

Duncan Haws. London. 1985.. 1st Ed., No. 7 in Merchant Fleets series. 112 PP with 111 scale profile drawings by author (scale: 1/1800). Pictorial card cover, spine a little sunned, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 0946378029

Chronological history, livery, routes and fleet lists of The New Zealand Shipping Company with 108 vessels. The Federal Steam Navigation Company with 95 vessels.

62072
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS No. 5: ROYAL MAIL LINE and NELSON LINE
$25.00 AUD

Author. London. 1982. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Merchant Fleets series. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (3 funnels and 145 scale profile drawings). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 0946378002

68168
HAWS, Duncan
THE SHIPS OF THE HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER AND CARR LINES
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1980. 1st edition in the Merchant Fleets in profile series, No. 4. 208 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" /" Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Contents clean and a very good copy. 24 x 16. 0850593972

69011
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS No. 5: ROYAL MAIL LINE & NELSON LINE
$15.00 AUD

Author. London. 1982. 1st Ed. No. 5 in the Merchant Fleets series. 128 PP with b/w illustrations (3 funnels and 145 scale profile drawings). Pictorial card cover. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" & "Australian Maritime College" on half title page, title page and last page. Very good. 23.2 x 15.5. 0946378002

69012
HAWS, Duncan
ANCHOR LINE - 9 - ANCHOR LINE
$15.00 AUD

Author. London. 1986. 1st Ed. No. 9 in the Merchant Fleets series. 100 PP with 100 ship profiles. Pictorial card cover (spine a little sunned). Stamps of "University of Tasmania" & "Australian Maritime College" on half title page, title page and front outside edge. Very good. 23.2 x 15.6. 0946378053

Anchor Line chronological history, routes, fleet list of 174 ships.

70091
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 3 - The ships of the UNION, CASTLE & UNION-CASTLE, ALLAN and CANADIAN PACIFIC LINES
$25.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1979. 1st Ed. No. 3 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 186 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850993522

62980
HAWS, Duncan & RABSON, Stephen
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 1 - The Ships of the P&O, ORIENT and BLUE ANCHOR LINES
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1978. 1st Ed., No. 1 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 160 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, price-clipped dust jacket which is a little faded on spine. An otherwise fine copy. 24 x 16. 0850593190

19497
HEATON, P. M.
WELSH SHIPPING FORGOTTEN FLEETS
$15.00 AUD

Starling Press. Newport. 1989. 1st Ed. 91 PP, plus 32 b/w photos of ships (on full page). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.8 x 15.4. 1872006000

Duncan & Company. Seagers. Pardoe-Thomas... History and fleet list.

21912
HEATON, P. M.
THE ABBEY LINE - History of a Cardiff Shipping Venture
$10.00 AUD

The Starling Press. Gwent, UK. 1983. 1st Ed. 151 PP, plus 48 pages with b/w photos. Eps: Transcript of register for Tintern Abbey and Melrose Abbey. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.2. 0950771422

The founder's origin, interest in shipowning, development, to the sale of the Tintern Abbey in 1960.

18821
HEATON, P.M.
REARDON SMITH LINE, The History of a South Wales Shipping Venture
$30.00 AUD

Starling Press. Newport. 1984. 1st Ed. 133 PP, plus 80 b/w photos (76 of ships) on full page. Eps: Transcript of register. Hard cover, dj. Photos plates 49 to 64 and 65 to 80 are misbound (out of order), o/wise fine. 21.8 x 15.4. 0950771430

History and fleet list.

19498
HEATON, P.M.
JACK BILLMEIR, Merchant Shipowner
$15.00 AUD

Starling Press. Newport. 1989. 1st Ed. 90 PP plus 56 pages with full-page b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 15. 095077149X

Started in 1934, developed during the Spanish Civil War, WWII and the Malta Convoy.

20666
HEATON, P.M.
TATEMS OF CARDIFF
$20.00 AUD

Starling Press. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 67 PP, plus 48 b/w full-page plates. Fp: Colour painting of a Tatems Vessel. Hard cover, dj (water colour by Laurence Dunn). Fine. 22 x 15.5. 0950771473

History of this fleet from its creation in 1897, its expansion and its end in 1973. Contains 18 pages of fleet list.

55145
HEDEGAARD, Jan Hein (editor)
LAURITZEN REEFERS (in Lauritzen News No. 128)
$5.00 AUD

J. Lauritzen A/S. Copenhagen. 1991. Issue No. 128, September 1991. 36 PP. Contains articles pages 8 to 20 with 6 b/w and 39 colour photos. Pictorial front cover (M.S. Jorgen Lauritzen) . Fine. 29.7 x 21.

How our Reefer Trade started, by Knud Lauritzen.

61854
HENRY, Fred
SHIPS OF THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET CO. LTD.
$10.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1977. 4th edition of the 1962 original, revised by F. B. O'FRIEL. 88 PP with 2 maps and 32 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.2. 0851742823

36066
HENRY, Tom
THE GOOD COMPANY - An Affectionate History of the Union Steamships
$25.00 AUD

Harbour Publishing. Madeira Park, B.C., Canada. 1994. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 1 map on double page and 196 b/w illust. (2 ephemera, 9 paintings and 185 photos). Title spread: "Lady Alexandra". Eps: chart of Malaspina Strait, British Columbia. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 31 x 23.5. 1550171119

Union Steamships of British Columbia, Canada, between 1889 and 1959.

71708
HOGG, Peter L.
THE FURNESS LEGACY TO THE HARTLEPOOLS 1895-1995
$25.00 AUD

Printability Publishing Ltd. Wolviston, UK. 1995. 1st edition, with a foreword by Sir Stephen Robert Furness, Baronet. (4), 44 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (2 plan, 1 drawing, prints and photos). Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page, signed by the author. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 1782239110

July 1995 publication to mark the centenary of the Furness Seamen's Pension Fund.

40478
HOPE, Iain
THE CAMPBELLS OF KILMUN, Shipowners 1853-1980
$15.00 AUD

Aggregate Publications. Johnstone, Renfrewshire. 1981. 1st Ed. No pagination, 88 PP with 8 portraits and 69 b/w photos of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x14.8.

Passenger excursions ships, first on the Clyde, then in the Bristol Channel.

63042
HORNBY, Ove
"WITH CONSTANT CARE..." - A.P. MOLLER: Shipowner 1876-1965
$45.00 AUD

J. H. Schultz Information. Copenhagen. 1988. 1st edition with a foreword by Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller. 326 PP with tables, 1 map, 1 family tree, 2 sketch-plans of ships, 1 page with house flag, funnel and seal of Maersk line (in colour), 2 colour illustrations and 60 b/w photos. Cloth cover, device (seven-pointed star) on front cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 17. 8756923562

The largest shipping company of Denmark. Fleet list covering 216 of their ships.

60895
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
THE STORY OF P&O - The Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company
$5.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w & colour illust. Fp: The Royal Charter of Incorporation of P & O. FEP: William Fawcett & HMS Queen in 1837. REP: Hulk of HMS Queen. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner at top of title page. Repaired tear at top of front cover of dust jacket. Dust jacket covered with clear plastic protection, pasted on endpapers, o/wise very good. 27 x 20.3. 0297789651

Begins with P & O's steam ships and covers the company's career for 150 years.

61832
HUDDART PARKER LIMITED
WAR SERVICE OF THE MERCHANT NAVY - A Record of the Participation of the Men and Ships of Huddart Parker Ltd
$40.00 AUD

John D. Harris & Co. Melbourne. 1951. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans. 79 PP with head-pieces in colour and 33 b/w photos. Cloth cover with gilt title and crest on front board, dj. Dust jacket with a tear and small chips (now repaired and protected). Scarce with a dust jacket. 29 x 22.5.

A tribute to the men who served during 1939/1945 together with a Roll of Honour.

71553
HURD, Archibald
A MERCHANT FLEET AT WAR
$60.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1920. 1st Ed. XXIV, 140 PP with 1 drawing, plus 13 colour plates and 50 b/w plates with 70 photos. Title page: vignette with crest of Cunard Line. Fp (in colour): "Aquitania" leading the Transports. FEP: Map of Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. REP: Map of the routes served by Cunard ships during the war. Covers with light shelf wear (rubbing around edges mostly) and spine is somewhat faded. Light foxing around page edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 20.7 x 14.

The Cunard Line during First World War.

69839
INVERFORTH, The Second Lord
SEVENTY ADVENTUROUS YEARS - The Story of the Bank Line 1855 - 1955
$45.00 AUD

Bank Line. London. 1956. 1st edition. Reprinted from the 1955 "The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph". 136 PP with 1 House-flag in colour and 55 b/w illustrations (34 portraits and 21 photos of ships), plus 1 large folded colour illustrations of the Cedarbank, at rear of book. Fp (in colour): House Flag. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Front cover with 3 discoloured spots (mottled), o/wise near fine internally. 23.5 x 15.8.

Reprinted from The Journal of Commerce and Shipping Telegraph, 14th October 1955. Pages 129 to 135: Fleet List.

36501
JENKINS, David
OWEN & WATKIN WILLIAMS OF CARDIFF - THE GOLDEN CROSS LINE
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1991. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 40 b/w photos. Fp: The Williams brothers. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 21 x 14.8. 0905617614

15118
JENNINGS, Eric
MANSFIELDS, Transport and Distribution in South-East Asia
$30.00 AUD

Meridian Communications (Sea). Singapore. 1973. 1st Ed. 48 PP with b/w & colour illust. FEP: View of Singapore in 1861. REP: Map of Singapore in 1881. Decorated hard cover with chipped dust jacket (now in a protective sleeve). Light foxing on endpapers and around outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 27.3 x 17.

An Eastern shipping house which started as a shipchandlery in the 1870's and became a great shipping agency with diverse interests in transport & distribution.

71701
JOG, N. G.
SAGA OF SCINDIA. Struggle for the Revival of Indian Shipping and Shipbuilding
$125.00 AUD

The Scindia Steam Navigation Co., Ltd. Bombay. 1969. 1st edition, Golden Jubilee Volume with a foreword by Sumati Morarjee. XIII, (3), 218 P, plus 36 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Narottam Morarjee. Eps: Map with routes sailed by Scindia Steam Navigation Company. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed/chipped and dulled. Slight ageing of paper and faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 16.5.

21512
JOHANNESSON, Tomas
HILLERSTRÖM'S 1891-1976
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1976. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 65 b/w photos. Inside front cover: technical details of m.v. Andros & Advara. Inside back cover: map of the run Australia to South East Asia. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905617010

The history of Hillerström's Helsingborg.

71630
KEILHAU, Wilhelm
NORWAY AND THE BERGEN LINE, A Centenary Publication
$60.00 AUD

The Bergen Line, Oslo. 1953. 369 PP on superior coated paper with b/w illustrations throughout and drawings by Kjell Stormoen including headpieces and tailpieces. Decorated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt company badge on front, gilt title and badge on spine (dulled). A near fine copy. Scarce. 26 x 18.

History of Norway before 1850, The Foundation of the Bergen Line, coastal trunk lines, coastal express service, tourist travel in Norway, the Bergen-Newcastle line, company expansion, the war and hardships, new expansion after WWI, the Depression, the Bergen Line during the German occupation, post war prosperity.

38197
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS - The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)
$15.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Light foxing, signature of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.

The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...

71662
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS, The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)
$30.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, chipped dj. Light foxing on edges. Very good. 20.5 x 14.

The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...

71702
KINSEY, Major Ronald (compiler)
BIBBY LINE 1807 to 1957
$40.00 AUD

Bibby Line Ltd. Liverpool. 1957. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir A. Harold Bibby, Chairman. 64 PP with 2 colour plate and 14 b/w illustrations. Errata slip loosely inserted. Half title page: House-Flag (in colour). Hard covers, gilt title on front board and spine. Near fine. 18.5 x 13..

Compiled on the occasion of the 150th year.

71551
KIRK, Allan A.
ANCHOR SHIPS AND ANCHOR MEN - The History of The Anchor Shipping & Foundry Company Ltd.
$60.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1967. 1st Ed. 186 PP plus 16 pages with 56 b/w photos of ships & personnel. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a small closed tear and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy of a scarce title. 22.1 x 14.7.

New Zealand's oldest shipping company which commenced business in the 1860's.

43015
KNIGHT, E. F.
THE UNION-CASTLE AND THE WAR 1914-1919
$55.00 AUD

The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. Ltd. London. 1920. 1st Ed. 64, (14) PP with 1 colour and 20 b/w illustrations by Edmund G. Fuller. Fp (colour): A camouflaged Union-Castle Liner. Last page: House Flag. Illustrated endpapers (crest and caravelle). Cloth cover, gilt device and title on front cover, gilt crest of UC on back cover. Top of covers slightly sunned with a small crease in the cloth on bottom of front cover. Light foxing on the last few pages, o/wise a near fine copy of a scarce title. 28.2 x 20.2.

Record of some of the more important activities of the Fleet and Staff of the Union-Castle liners in the Great War. 13 pages with Roll of Honour.

52547
KOHN, Roger
PALM LINE: The Coming of Age 1949-1970
$45.00 AUD

Palm Line Ltd. London. 1970. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map & fleet list in text, plus 12 pages with 2 colour photos & 11 b/w photos. Eps: Dutch marine charts of the Coasts of Guinea - 1675, by Frederick de Witt. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Fine. 22 x 14.4.

From United Africa Company to Palm Line, servicing the ports of the coast of the Guinea Gulf.

48518
KOLLTVEIT, Bard (editor)
TRADE WINDS. A History of Norwegian Shipping
$100.00 AUD

Dreyers Forlag A/S. Oslo. 1990. 1st English edition, translated from the Norwegian original by Jean Aase. Introduction by Thor Heyerdahl. 398, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, photos, plans...). Fp: Dutch Chart of 1630. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 27.7 x 23.7. 82091059763

From the Stone Age through the Middle Ages, The 16th Century through to the 20th Century, Norwegian Shipping in the 1990's. A most comprehensive volume.

51431
KYOWA
THE PACIFIC WORLD OF KYOWA SHIPPING Co. Ltd. - Poster
$10.00 AUD

Kyowa Shipping Co. Ltd. Tokyo. 1991. Poster: Map (in colour) of the Pacific Ocean with 1 House Flag, 1 cutaway of a Kyowa ship and 12 Colour photos, with the 1992 calendar. Fine: 60 x 85.

Shipping Line linking Japan to South East Asia and the Pacific Islands.

35963
LANGMUIR, Graham E. & SOMNER, Graeme H.
WILLIAM SLOAN & CO. LTD. GLASGOW 1825 - 1968
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1987. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 23 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Seal of previous owner on title page. Fine. 21.2 x 13.7. 0905617428

History & fleet list.

62961
LAXON, W.A., FARQUHAR, I.J., KIRBY, N.J. & PERRY, F.W.
CROSSED FLAGS - The histories of the New Zealand Shipping Company Limited and the Federal Steam Navigation Company Limited and their subsidiaries
$50.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Gravesend, UK. 1997. 1st Ed. 196 PP with 10 colour plates and 336 b/w illust. Fp: R.M.S. "Rangitane" leaving Auckland, 1938. Half title page: The Crossed Flags, Maritime Building, Napier. FEP: Capacity plan of "Northumberland", 1916. REP: Capacity plan of "Hinakura", 1949. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, gilt flags on front cover, dj. A fine copy. 30.2 x 21.5. 0905617878

38040
LEIGH-BENNETT, E. P.
HISTORY OF A HOUSE FLAG
$60.00 AUD

Wm. Ruys & Zonen. Rotterdam. 1939. 1st Ed. 42 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 colour and 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Willem Ruys. Verso of frontispiece: House flags: WR of 1839, and RL of 1883. Cloth cover, title on gilt vignette on front cover. Bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. Scarce. 22.7 x 15

Centenary publication of "Rotterdam Lloyd", commemorating the sailing in October 1839 of the coppered bark Cornelis Wernard Eduard from Rotterdam to Java.

71707
LINGWOOD, John & APPLEYARD, Harold
CHAPMAN OF NEWCASTLE - The Story of a Tyneside Tramp Shipping Company
$15.00 AUD

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

History & fleet list..

15855
LINGWOOD, John & GRAY, Leonard
STEPHENS, SUTTON LIMITED
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1983. 1st Ed. Monograph No.8. 68 PP with b/w photos. Card covers. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617274

15896
MALLETT, Alan S.
IDYLL OF THE KINGS 1889-1979: The story of the King Line its ships and the men who sailed and managed them
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x 15. 090561710X

Story of the King Line, its ships and the men who sailed and managed them.

68964
MALLETT, Alan S.
IDYLL OF THE KINGS - The History of the King Line, 1889-1979
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial soft cover. Note and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good. 21 x 15. 090561710X

Story of the King Line, its ships and the men who sailed and managed them.

15966
MALLETT, Alan S. & BELL, Andrew M. B.
THE PIRRIE-KYLSANT MOTORSHIPS 1915-1932 - The story of the 111 motorships built for the R.M.S.P. Group between 1915 and 1932
$10.00 AUD

Mallett and Bell Publications. Norfolk, U.K. 1984. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 5 colour illust. and 122 b/w photos, plus 1 folded plan at rear of book. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.6. 0950945307

74897
MARRINER, Sheila
RATHBONES OF LIVERPOOL 1845-73
$25.00 AUD

Liverpool University Press. Liverpool. 1961. 1st Ed. XIV, 246 PP with 6 b/w plates. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped), top edge tinted. Dust jacket has light shelf wear and is in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. 24.5 x 15.5.

Growth and Diversification of Rathbones' Business Interests, Westward to America, Eastward to China, Ships and Produce, Commercial Organisation, The Financial Background, ...

73071
MATTSSON, Algot (Editor)
FROM LAKE AND RIVER TO DISTANT OCEANS - 1865 BROSTROMS 1965
$70.00 AUD

Brostrom. Gothenburg. 1965. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dan-Axel Broström. 164 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (including a folded fleet list with funnels/house flags). Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Dust jacket with light rubbing and a repaired tear on front, now in a protective sleeve. Near fine. Scarce. 30.2 x 21.5.

The largest shipping group of Sweden: The Ferm Steamship Company, The Tirfing Steamship Company, The Swedish East Asia Company Ltd, The Swedish American Line... Their involvment in shipyards. Axel Brostrom is regarded as the father of the modern Swedish mercantile marine.

15906
McALISTER, A. A. & GRAY, Leonard
H. HOGARTH & SONS LIMITED, BARON LINE, A Short History and Fleet List
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1976. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 2 colour and 53 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Baron Inchcape (IV). Inside back cover: Baron Belhaven (IV). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0905617002

61139
McALISTER, A. A. & GRAY, Leonard
H. HOGARTH & SONS LIMITED, BARON LINE, A Short History and Fleet List
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1976. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 2 colour and 53 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Baron Inchcape (IV). Inside back cover: Baron Belhaven (IV). Pictorial soft cover. Stamp and Shelf No. at top corner of title page. 2 holes for ring binder close to spine, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 13.5. 0905617002

75841
McLAUCHLAN, Gordon
THE LINE THAT DARED - A History of the Union Steam Ship Company 1875-1975
$40.00 AUD

Four Star Books. Auckland. 1987. 1st Ed. 205 PP with 133 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 32 col. illust. Title spread: "Monowai" off Circular Quay. Eps: Certificate of British Registry of the "Maori". Hard cover, dj. Endpapers with sellotape marks and 3 stamps of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Otherwise a fine copy. Scarce. 25 x 19.2. 0959785302

Story of a great shipping line, created by New Zealanders, of its ships as well as the businessmen and seamen who steered it through its first hundred years, to 1975.

18503
McLEAN, Gavin
CANTERBURY COASTERS
$30.00 AUD

NZ Ship & Marine Society. Wellington. 1988. Reprint of the 1987 original. 96 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (line drawings by S.V. Lampard & photos). Title spread: M/V Calm, ashore Waiweranui Point. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.7 x 19. 0959783414

The Canterbury Steam Shipping Company.

20887
McLEAN, Gavin
CANTERBURY COASTERS
$50.00 AUD

NZ Ship & Marine Society. Wellington. 1987. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. 96 PP with numerous b/w illust. (photographs & line drawings by S.V. Lampard). Half title page: Funnel of a Canterbury coaster. Title spread: M/V Calm Ashore Waiweranui Pt. Inside front cover: sketch map of New Zealand. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 0959783407

Signed copy No. 213/1000. The "Canterbury Steam Shipping Company".

71644
McLELLAN, R. S.
ANCHOR LINE 1856-1956
$50.00 AUD

Anchor Line Ltd. Glasgow. 1956. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 1 colour (house flag) & 4 b/w illust., and 47 b/w photos of ships. Fp: Photo of Anchor Line Head Office in Glasgow. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little soiled around edges with a few small repaired chips. Light foxing on outside edges. Contents are near fine. Scarce. 22.8 x 15.

Handysides & Co., commenced business as ship brokers in 1838, trading to the Baltic. Thomas Henderson joined the firm in 1852, and in 1856 the "Anchor Line" started trading to Australia. Fleet list from P.139 to 160.

59779
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
'GATHERING OF THE CLANS' - The History of the Clan Line Steamers Ltd
$20.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Newcastle upon Tyne. 1988. 1st Ed. Preface by Lord Cayzer. (XII), 4, 111 PP, plus 64 pages with b/w full-page photos. Fp: Clan Mactavish of 1949. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 15. 1871128005

Contains an extensive appendix with details of vessels owned and another of vessels managed on behalf of the Ministry of War Transport.

64294
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS
$45.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of an advertisment, and 11 plans, plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Marcus Samuel 1853-1927, founder of Shell. Hard cover, dj. Signed "with compliments" note on FFEP from The Shell Company of Australia and Tancus. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 1871128048

70127
MIDDLEMISS, N. L.
THE ANGLO-SAXON / SHELL TANKERS
$35.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Newcastle upon Tyne. 1990. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of an advertisment, and 11 plans, plus 96 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Marcus Samuel 1853-1927, founder of Shell. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 1871128048

73096
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L.
'THE NAVVIES - History of the General Steam Navigation Company
$40.00 AUD

Shield Publications. Tyne & Wear, UK. 1999. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 1 colour painting and 106 b/w illustrations (1 drawing, 1 painting, 2 crests and 102 photos of ships). Fp (in colour): "Crested Eagle" and "Golden Eagle". Stiff covers, pictorial front (Crest and House-Flag). Lengthwise crease on front cover which has light edge wear, o/wise contents near fine. 25.2 x 17.7. 187112817X

74140
MIDDLEMISS, Norman L.
MERCHANT FLEETS - 44 - P. & O. LINES
$40.00 AUD

Shield Publications Ltd. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. 2004. 1st Ed., No. 44 in Merchant Fleets series. 227 PP with 11 colour illustrations and over 300 scale profile drawings by Duncan Haws (pages 39 to 88). Pictorial card cover. Small name label of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 9781871128253

Celebrating the 170th anniversary of P.&.O Group.

20811
MILSOM, C. H.
BLUE FUNNELS IN THE MERSEY IN THE 1920s
$15.00 AUD

Sea Breezes Publication. Liverpool. 1988. 2nd Ed. 48 PP with 1 map & 87 photos. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on front cover, o/wise fine.. 29.7 x 20.8. 0951320203

Pictorial history of the Blue Funnel Line started by Alfred & Philip Holt who named their ships after the heroes of the Trojan War.

43885
MISC
MISC (Malaysian International Shipping Corporation Berhad): A Corporate Insight
$15.00 AUD

MISC Berhad. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 1985. Revised 3rd edition. No pagination, 28 PP with 1 organigram, 4 maps, 23 colour photos and 44 silhouettes of ships. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 25.3 x 33.

Fleet list with their 44 ships registered at Penang, Malaysia.

69725
MITCHELL, W. H. & SAWYER, L. A.
THE CAPE RUN - The Story of the Union-Castle Service to South Africa and of the Ships Employed
$30.00 AUD

Terence Dalton. Lavenham, UK. 1984. 1st Ed. X, 214 PP with b/w illust. (line drawings by Nigel V. Robinson, house-flags, photos, posters ...). Eps: Map of the continent of Africa. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.8 x 18.5. 0861380304

Amalgamation of the Union Line & Castle Line in 1900, to the last sailing of the mail service in 1977.

71656
MITSUI O.S.K.
THE FIRST CENTURY OF MITSUI O.S.K. LINES, LTD
$50.00 AUD

Mitsui O.S.K. Lines. Tokyo. 1985. 1st Ed. (18), 244 PP with tables, b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, house flag in blind on front cover, dj. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 15.2.

The story of Mitsui Steamship Co. Ltd. and Osaka Shosen Kaisha which merged on April 1, 1964 to form M.O.L. Ltd.

60005
MOREL GIBBS, John
MORELS OF CARDIFF: the History of a Family Shipping Firm
$15.00 AUD

Amgueddfa Genedlaethol Cymru / National Museum of Wales. Cardiff. 1982. 1st Ed. Foreword by J. Geraint Jenkins. 184 PP with tables and 34 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plate with 2 family trees (Morel and Gibbs). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 072000246X

31525
MURRAY, Marischal
UNION-CASTLE CHRONICLE 1853-1953
$60.00 AUD

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1953. September 1953 reprint of the May 1953 original. XVIII, 392 PP, plus 100 pages with 4 photo-gravures, 6 colour illust. & 137 bw illust. Fp: Table Bay in 1851. Cloth cover, repaired dust jacket (inside front flap missing). One of the colour plates (Sir Donald Currie) is a laser copy. Otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 17.4.

Hundred year history of the ships and men of this shipping line in peace and in war. The struggle between the Union Line and its rival Castle Line up to their amalgamation in 1900.

71663
MURRAY, Marischal
UNION-CASTLE CHRONICLE 1853-1953
$100.00 AUD

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1953. 1st Ed. XVIII, 392 PP plus 100 pages with 4 photo-gravures, 6 colour illust. & 137 bw illust. Fp: Table Bay in 1851. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (dulled). Light foxing, mostly on prelims and around some margins and outside page edges. A near fine copy of this scarce item. 24.2 x 17.4.

Hundred year history of the ships and men of this shipping line, in peace or in war. The struggle between the Union Line and its rival Castle Line up to their amalgamation in 1900.

71619
MUSK, George
CANADIAN PACIFIC - The Story of the Famous Shipping Line
$30.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1981. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 4 maps and 106 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with light wear around edges, faint foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 22.5. 0715379682

The shipping line with the advertising slogan: "Canadian Pacific Spans the World".

71804
N/A
A SHORT HISTORY OF THE UNION-CASTLE LINE
$40.00 AUD

The Union-Castle Mail Steamship Company, Ltd. London. 1951. January 1951 reprint of a revised edition. 35 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 House-Flag, 1 painting and 12 photos, and Fleet List at January 1951. Stapled card covers with a small crease at top corner. A near fine copy of a scarce edition. 20.3 x 13.3.

71860
N/A
COMPAGNIE MARITIME BELGE (LLOYD ROYAL), Anvers : 1895 1945
$50.00 AUD

Compagnie Maritime Belge / J.-E. Buschmann. Antwerp. 1947. 1st French edition limited to 3500 copies. 147, (21), (4 colophon) PP with 7 woodcuts (head of chapters), plus 48 plates with 54 b/w photos and a large folded world map "Itinéraires des Lignes citees dans le present ouvrage". Stiff covers, illustrated front "House-Flag" (in colour). A little light foxing on prelims, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. French text. 23 x 19.

67990
NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING COMPANY AND FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION
THE CARRIAGE OF CARGO IN THE STEAMERS OF THE NEW ZEALAND SHIPPING Company, Ltd. and FEDERAL STEAM NAVIGATION Company, Ltd.
$125.00 AUD

Shipping Companies. London. 1935. May 1935 edition. (6), 472, (2) PP, plus (30 folded capacity plans), 13 (Distance tables), (14-20) Depths of water and tides, (12 maps) and XXIII Index. Text with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos), and colour illustrations (1 folded Capacity Plan, 1 folded chart "Load Line 1932" and over 115 plans of Ports). Navy cloth covers with light shelf wear on corners, gilt "Crossed Flags" on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Discreet stamp of The Tasmanian Maritime & Folk Museum with signature of previous owner on title page. Light foxing on first few pages and around a few page edges. Printed on superior paper and in near fine condition. Scarce. 25.2 x 16.3.

General supervision, handling and stowage suggestions, refrigerated cargo...

20312
NEWMAN, Peter C.
EMPIRE OF THE BAY - Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company
$30.00 AUD

Madison Press. Toronto. 1989. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, paintings, photos). Title-page: Dog sledge. Eps: Beavers of North America building a dam. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 06708829692

History of the world's oldest continuous commercial enterprise. Its empire once stretched from the Arctic Ocean to San Francisco and from Labrador to Hawaii.

30983
NIGHTINGALE, Tony
THE PACIFIC FORUM LINE - A commitment to regional shipping
$5.00 AUD

Clerestory Press. Christchurch, NZ. 1998. 1st soft cover edition. XVIII, 142 with 1 organigram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illust., plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370656

Published to mark PFL's first twenty years of regular and efficient shipping to the Pacific Island Nations.

30984
NIGHTINGALE, Tony
THE PACIFIC FORUM LINE - A commitment to regional shipping
$10.00 AUD

Clerestory Press. Christchurch, N.Z. 1998. 1st Ed. XVIII, 142 PP with 1 diagram, 3 maps, 5 ship's profiles and 64 b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Eps: Map of Pacific Forum Line world, We run the Pacific regularly. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0958370648

Published to mark PFL's first twenty years of regular and efficient shipping to the Pacific Island Nations.

71824
NORMANN, L. O.
DET FORENEDE DAMPSKIBS-SELSKAB Aktieseldkab 1866-1926
$75.00 AUD

Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab. Copenhagen. 1926. 1st Ed. 139 PP with tables b/w illustrations (1 portrait, 77 paintings & photos) and 2 pages with 16 photos, plus 20 pages with 3 coloured maps, 5 graphs and 15 artworks of ships, printed on superior gloss paper. Stiff covers, illustrated front with house flag and title. Spine with parts missing at top and bottom of spine, a few marks, otherwise contents near fine. Scarce. 29 x 22.

60 years of the Danish shipping company DFDS.

15900
O'DONOGHUE, K. & HEATON, P.M.
KAYE, SON AND CO. LTD.
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1983. Monograph No. 9. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (8 Houseflags and Funnels, and 40 photos). Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617282

20808
O'DONOGHUE, K.J. & APPLEYARD, H.S.
HAIN OF ST. IVES
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w photos throughout & colour flags & funnels on inside back cover. Fp: Colour painting of the Trelawny. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 090561741X

History & fleet lists.

71645
OLSON, William
LION OF THE CHINA SEA - A History of The Eastern and Australian Steamship Company Limited (incorporated in England)
$15.00 AUD

P & O Australia Ltd. Sydney. 1976. 1st Ed. (6), 116 PP with 46 b/w illust. & 1 map, plus 4 pages with 7 colour illustrations (1 house-flag, 1 photo and 5 paintings). Eps: Map of the run by the Eastern & Australian Steamship Company Limited. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little sunned on spine, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 17. 095972900

A shipping line operating between East Asia (Hong Kong, China, Japan, Philippines) and Australia.

50254
P & O
P & O TODAY / THE P & O GROUP OF COMPANIES
$15.00 AUD

Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company. London. 1969. 2 pamphlets. P&O Today: 4 PP with 3 b/w photos and 5 silhouettes. The P & O group of companies: 12 PP with 7 b/w photos and 7 silhouettes. Fine. 30 x 21.

History, fleet (cargo, tankers, supply vessels, passenger ships..).

22660
PAGE, Michael
FITTED FOR THE VOYAGE - The Adelaide Steamship Company Limited 1875-1975
$40.00 AUD

Rigby Limited. Adelaide. 1975. 1st Ed. (8), 340 PP with b/w illust. Eps: Map of Australia with branch offices and shipwrecks of the Company. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A quite fine copy of this now hard to find title. 25 x 19. 0851799183

71609
PAGET-TOMLINSON, E. W.
BIBBY LINE: 175 Years of Achievement
$30.00 AUD

Bibby Line Ltd. Liverpool. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 69 PP with 33 b/w photos. Illustrated boards with minimal wear. A near fine copy. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0950159115

The oldest surviving independent British shipping company, founded in 1807, from coastal trade, expanding towards the Mediterranean & Indian Ocean, the two world wars, ..

43655
PARSONS, Richard
THE STORY OF KINGS - C. J. King & Sons, 1850 to the present day
$20.00 AUD

White Tree Books. Bristol. 1988. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 61 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 20.3 x 21. 0949265221

Stevedoring and tug company in Bristol.

35987
PEDERSEN, Bjorn & HAWKS, F. W.
A HISTORY OF DEN NORSKE AMERIKALINJE A/S (Norwegian America Line) 1910-1995
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1995. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 3 plans and 114 b/w photos. Fp: Vistafjord of 1973. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.7. 0905617797

61106
PERRY, F. W. & LAXON, W. A.
NOURSE LINE
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1991. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 59 b/w photos. Fp: "Johilla" at Cape Town. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.6. 0905617622

From master, in 1851, to owner-master of the "Ganges" in 1861 and founder of the Nourse Line, used for the carriage of coolies as from 1864.

30969
PETERSEN, Kaare
THE SAGA OF NORWEGIAN SHIPPING - An Outline of the History of a Modern Merchant Marine
$70.00 AUD

Dreyers Forlag. Oslo. 1955. 1st Ed. 240 PP on coated art paper with 2 maps, 4 graphs and hundreds of b/w photos, plus 4 colour plates. Presentation leaf by the shipping line A/S THOR DAHL with their House Flag in colour and 3 b/w photos tipped in front of the half title page. Fp: H.M. King Haakon VII. Illustrated endpapers. Leather cover with gilt devices, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Covers with shelf wear of spine (frayed at top and bottom), o/wise near fine. Scarce. 26.7 x 19.5.

Since the Viking expeditions... From sail to steam. Norwegian shipping in the Great War. A fighting merchant marine during World War II... Shipping and the Norwegian economy.

71734
PETTERSEN, Lauritz, ENGELSEN, Rolf & GRIEG, Per
THE SOUND OF GRIEG / 1884-1984 GRIEG 100
$60.00 AUD

Joachim Grieg & Co. Bergen. 1984. Limited edition. (6), 106, (6) PP with 2 portraits in colour and b/w illustrations (drawings and cartoons, newspaper clippings, plans, photos), plus 2 transparent pages with general arrangements for s/s "Europa" and s/s "Olaf Kyrre", and 2 large folded plates: No. I with 3 folds (First charter party dated 1875) on the recto and 3 extracts from "Retrospective glimpses of Bergen Shipping" on the verso / No. II with 4 folds with 5 Norwegian fruit carriers discharginng bananas in Mobile, Alabama, about 1910. Eps:Time-Charter Party signed in Kobe, and dated 16th January 1905. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title and decoration on front board and spine. Compliments slip loosely inserted. Fine (as new). 24.5 x 17.5. 8271290452

20972
PROUD, John H.
SEAHORSES OF THE TEES, The story of Tees Towing Company Limited
$50.00 AUD

Tees Towing Company Limited. Cleveland, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 189 PP with 2 tables, 78 figures (1 map, 73 bw photos), 1 plan & 58 bw photos of tugboats, and 1 colour plate with 5 flags and 9 funnels. Fp: Lingdale, with the London Victory, September 1951. FEP: Acklam Cross. REP: Temple Cross towing Andalusian. Pictorial laminated boards. A few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0951023209

22209
PROUD, John H.
150 YEARS OF THE MALTESE CROSS 1840-1990, The Story of Tyne, Blyth and Wear Tug Companies
$45.00 AUD

Tyne & Wear Tugs Ltd. South Shields, U.K. 1993. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w photos, graphs, tables & colour illust. Title page: house flag. Fp: J. Batey & Son: Past & Present. FEP: The Cragsider in 1977. REP: The Endon assisting the City of Port Elizabeth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 33 x 25. 0952272105

Covers the period 1840-1990 with a short postcript for 1991 & 1992.

71728
ROPNER Shipping
M.V. SALMONPOOL
$10.00 AUD

Ropner Shipping Co. Ltd. Darlington, UK. 1982. 3 folds flyer with House Flag in colour, 1 b/w photos, 3 sketch plans "Cargo Capacities" and tables. Folded format: 21.7 x 14.5.

Built in 1982 at the Eleusis Shipyards in Greece.

45134
ROSKILL, Capt. S. W.
A MERCHANT FLEET IN WAR - Alfred Holt & Co. 1939-1945
$50.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1963. 3rd impression in May 1963 of the September 1962 original. XIV, 352 PP. FEP: The Alfred Holt Fleet, Ships Sunk in the War of 1939-1945. REP: General plan of M/V Priam. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). A few small nicks/chips in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 14.5.

The long and ferocious struggle for seaborne supplies on the ships of the Holt Line. Loss of 44 owned and 8 managed ships, including Centaur off the coast of Queensland and 4 French ships.

68173
RUSHTON, Gerald
WHISTLE UP THE INLET - The Union Steamship Story
$15.00 AUD

J.J. Douglas Ltd. Vancouver. 1978. 1st paperback edition of the 1974 original. 236 PP, plus 48 pages with b/w illustrations: 1 map, 1 prospectus, 1 plan and 78 photos. Soft cover. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" on half title page, title page and rear endpaper. Contents clean and bright. A very good copy. 23 x 15. 0888941862

Red-funnelled ships of the Union Steamship Company of British Columbia, Canada.

74885
RUSSELL, Captain A. G.
PORT LINE
$40.00 AUD

A. G. Russell. London. 1985. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. H. Senior, Chairman. VIII, 156 PP with 1 graph, 26 b/w photos & 4 colour photos. Title-page: Bow with crest of this Shipping Line. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few rubs and small tears. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Contents near fine. 25.5 x 19. 0951044001

Published to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the former Commonwealth & Dominion Line which plied between the UK and the Antipodes.

73061
SAINT LINE
REEF KNOT (The House Magazine of The South American Saint Line) - 1949
$150.00 AUD

The South American Saint Line Ltd. London. 1949. 11 issues with original stiff covers (January to November 1949) + Report of Speches of 8th April 1949, bound together. A total of 280 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, comic strips, drawings, photos). Cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, outside edges tinted. Spine with few speckles, inside front hinge starting and reinforced. Contents complete and in near fine condition. A scarce item. 21.5 x 14.5.

Each issue with: a cartoon of an attractive lady, stories on associated shipping lines or local agencies. ... learn to speak Spanish. Issues of January and February with World War II losses: St. Lindsay & St. Glen, Ripley & St. Clears.

22576
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
VALIANT VOYAGING, A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945
$25.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 1 colour plate on double-page and 7 b/w plates with 13 photos. Fp (in colour): Regimental Badges on the Dunera. FEP: Position of the Fleet at the Outbreak of War. REP: Position of ships lost. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Signature of previous owner on verso of FFEP. Contents near fine. 20.5 x 14.

70424
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
VALIANT VOYAGING - A Short History of the British India Steam Navigation Company in the Second World War 1939-1945
$15.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1948. 1st Ed. 216 PP, plus 1 plate in colour on double page, and 7 plates with 13 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Regimental Badges on the Dunera. FEP: Position of the Fleet at the Outbreak of War. REP: Position of ships lost. Cloth covers marked and worn at head and foot of spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Stamp of previous owners on half-title page. A very good reading copy. 20.5 x 14.

43178
SCHNAKE, Reinhard H.
GESCHICHTE DER SCHLEPPSCHIFFAHRT - Band 1, 100 Jahre Unterweser Reederei
$20.00 AUD

Koehler. Hamburg. 1990. 1st Ed., Volume 1 in "Geschichte der Schleppschiffahrt". 120 PP with 24 plans, 19 colour and 143 b/w photos. Fp: Tug "Luneplate". FEP: Profiles of 6 steam tugs (in colour). REP: Profiles of 3 diesel tugs, and 1 map of the Weser (in colour). Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. German text. 27.5 x 21.8. 3782205006

100 years of the tug company Unterweser Reederei A. G.

71823
SCHWAB, A. W.
150 YEARS VAN OMMEREN - Men Shaping History
$45.00 AUD

Van Ommeren Ceteco NV. Rotterdam. 1989. May 1989 edition. Translated from the Dutch original by Ank de Bondt. 123, (3 blank) PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, documents, drawings, paintings, plans and photos...). Stiff covers, title on front cover and spine, dj (illustrated front). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

15944
SINCLAIR, Robert C.
ACROSS THE IRISH SEA: Belfast-Liverpool Shipping Since 1819
$10.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. Fp: Promenade deck of Ulster Monarch. Hard cover, dj. Occasional light foxing, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.2. 0851775241

The development of the Belfast Steamship Company between Liverpool and Belfast.

15995
SOMNER, Graeme
BLAND GIBRALTAR
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w photos throughout. Inside front cover: New Mole, Gibraltar, 1866. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 15. 0905617169

History & fleet list.

16100
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE, Fleet List and Short History, plus Supplement
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1980, 1985. Fleet List: 120 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Benavon & City of Edinburgh at Southampton. Supplement of April 1985: 12 PP with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0905617118

Fleet list and short history, plus separate supplement of 1985.

16108
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE - Supplement
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1985. 12 PP with b/w photos. Stapled wrappers. Very good. 21 x 14.8.

Supplement to the 1980 fleet list and short history.

16109
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE, Fleet List and Short History
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 1 map and 53 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Benwyvis (IV). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21.5 x 14.

Part I - Sailing Vessels; Part II - Powered Vessels; Part III - Vessels managed for the British Government.

20987
SOMNER, Graeme
GEORGE GIBSON & COMPANY
$15.00 AUD

W.S.S. Kendal, UK. 1988. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 60 bw photos. Fp: Ronan (I), sailing out of Leith about the year 1900. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617460

A subsidiary of the Anchor Line Ltd.: History & Fleet list.

35978
SOMNER, Graeme
DP&L - A History of the Dundee, Perth & London Shipping Company Ltd and Associated Shipping Companies
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1995. 1st Ed. 148 PP with 5 facsimiles of documents and 98 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Captain William Speedy. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.2 x 14.7. 0905617630

57483
SOMNER, Graeme
FROM 70 NORTH TO 70 SOUTH - A History of the Christian Salvesen Fleet
$20.00 AUD

Christian Salvesen Ltd. Edinburgh. 1984. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 148 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Errata page loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 095091990X

Details of the ship of the "Salvesen of Leith", owned since 1879. Mediterranean and deep sea trade, Norwegian fleet: 70 N., whaling fleet in Antarctic based at Leith, South Georgia: 70 S.

69818
SOMNER, Graeme
BEN LINE
$85.00 AUD

Ships in Focus Publications. Preston, UK. 2009. 1st Ed. Foreword by W. R. E. Thomson. 236 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (map, plans, photos and 10 Flags and Funnels). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9781901703542

15856
SPALDIN, B.G. & APPLEYARD, H.S.
THE WEST HARTLEPOOL STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY LIMITED and TALISMAN TRAWLERS LIMITED
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1980. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w photos throughout. Fp: Derwenthall and Hendonhall. Soft cover (house flag on front cover). Fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905617134

History & fleet details.

59795
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2003
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 2004. Annual edition. Edited by G.J. DUNLOP. 48 PP with tables and colour illustrations (1 map, 2 house flags and 25 photos). Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotel ...

62796
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - Annual Report and Statement of Accounts for the year ended 30th June 1972
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 1972. 16 PP with tables. Soft cover, house flag in colour on front and back covers. Staples removed. Near fine. 25.7 x 20.3.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...

62797
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 1996
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 1997. 36 PP with tables, 9 b/w and 17 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...

62798
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 1998
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 1999. 48 PP with tables, 7 house flags, 1 b/w and 26 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Scratch on front cover, o/wise fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...

62799
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 1999
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 2000. 50 PP with tables, house flags on lower corner of page, 37 colour photos (1 large folded: MV Kiunga Chief on the Fly River). Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...

62800
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2002
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 2003. 48 PP with tables, 1 house flag, and 26 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...

62801
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2005
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 2006. 48 PP with tables, and 23 colour photos. Inside rear cover: map of Papua New Guinea. Pictorial soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels...

62802
STEAMSHIPS
STEAMSHIPS TRADING COMPANY LIMITED - ANNUAL REPORT 2008 / 90 Years
$20.00 AUD

Steamships Trading Company Limited. Port Moresby. 2009. 40 PP with tables, and 4 graphs. Pictorial soft cover, house-flag and title on front cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Shipping and transport, Industrial and Mining ... Hotels ...

72132
STEVENS, T.S. & DICK, H.W.
SCOTTISH HOUSE: A History of McIlwraith , McEacharn - Shipowners, Merchants and Miners 1875-1993
$70.00 AUD

Nautical Association of Australia, Inc. Melbourne. 2021. 1st edition. XII, 392 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Early painting of the "Bothwell Castle". Inside back cover: Cut-away of the triple screw steamer "Katoomba". Title page with House-Flag. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 25 x 17.3. 9780975689653

57703
STEWART, I. G.
THE SHIPS THAT SERVE NEW ZEALAND, Volume 1: British and European Line
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Wellington. 1964. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 156 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 17 colour illust. FEP: Routes of vessels engaged in NZ, UK, Europe trade. REP: Mediterranean, North Sea & the Channel. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is worn and rubbed around edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24.7 x 19.3.

15864
SYSE, J. P., HOWELLS, Astri & CROWDY, Michael
WILH. WILHELMSEN 1861-1977 - A Brief History and a Fleet List
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1978. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w photos throughout. FEP: Wilh. Wilhelmsen Head Office (in colour). REP: Oil drilling rig Treasure Seeker (in colour). Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 0905617053

69998
THOMAS, Gomer (1917-1937) & ANNAND, David (1930-1934)
WE WENT TO SEA IN BROCKLEBANKS OF LIVERPOOL
$20.00 AUD

Artist's Valley Press. Wales. No date. c. 1988. 44 PP (typescript) with 33 b/w photos. Stapled pictorial wrappers with light soiling and wear, a few hand-written annotations, o/wise very good. 29.5 x 21.

15857
THORSOE, Soren & CROWDY, Michael
OVE SKOU, Copenhagen
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1982. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 60 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 21 x 15. 0905617185

Brief history & fleet details.

43202
THORSOE, Soren, SIMONSEN, Peter & FREDERICHSEN, Frederik
THE DANNEBROG FLEET 1883-1993
$30.00 AUD

Dannebrog Rederi AS. Rungsted, Denmark. 1993. 1st Ed., with an historic preface by Ebbe Wedell-Wedellsborg. 208 PP with 1 map, 8 profiles (in colour), 7 plans, 270 b/w photos and 4 colour illustrations. FEP (in colour): Nordborg, 1930. REP (in colour): Brattingsborg, 1970. Pictorial boards. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy.. 27.6 x 24.2. 8798430505

63040
THORSOE, Soren, SIMONSEN, Peter, KROGH-ANDERSEN, Soren, FREDERICHSEN, Frederik &
DFDS 1866-1991 - Ship Development through 125 years - from Paddle Steamer to Ro/Ro Ship / Skibsudvikling gennem 125 ar fra Hjuldamper til Rulleskib
$45.00 AUD

DFDS A/S. Copenhagen. 1991. 1st Ed. 503 PP with 3 maps, 21 plans, 86 bw illust., and 732 photos of ships (Fleet list). Illustrated endpapers. Laminated decorated boards. Fine. Danish and English text. 30.2 x 21.2. 8798003003

Short Sea shipping line running between Denmark and the United Kingdom and Iceland. As of 1926, routes to Atlantic ports of North and South America.

68620
TREGONNING, K. G.
HOME PORT SINGAPORE - A History of Straits Steamship Company Limited 1890-1965
$120.00 AUD

O.U.P. / Straits Steamship Company Limited. Singapore. 1967. 1st Ed. XII, 321 PP with 3 maps, plus 1 map of Singapore Approaches, 1 folded map of Service Routes maintained in 1935, and 48 pages with 53 b/w plates (at rear of book). Fp: Ocean Building, Singapore. Eps: Certificate of Registry for Will o'the Wisp, 12th February, 1886. Cloth cover, dj. Both jacket and book are near fine and scarce in this condition. 25.5 x 16.5.

History of the shipping line and its home port: Singapore.

63295
UNION SHIPPING
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Shipping Group Limited - March 1982
$20.00 AUD

Industrial Relations & Personnel Department / Union Shipping Group Limited Wellington. 1982. March 1982 edition. 40 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (on the bridge of "Union Nelson"). Rear cover with repaired tear. Very good. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.8.

Union Nelson Sealink service. The First Union Sealink, by Tim Lovell Smith ...

63296
UNION SHIPPING
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Shipping Group Limited - June 1982
$20.00 AUD

Industrial Relations & Personnel Department / Union Shipping Group Limited Wellington. 1982. June 1982 edition. (2), 25, (1) PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (Prime Minister Muldoon). Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.8.

'Together we can take on the World': with the merger of Thomas Cook and Union Shipping Group. Fleet department at work.

63298
UNION SHIPPING
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Shipping Group Limited - December 1982
$20.00 AUD

Group Personnel Department / Union Shipping Group Limited. Wellington. 1982. December 1982 edition. 32 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover ("Union Lyttleton", Wellington Harbour). Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.8.

Cruising in Oriana, by Glenn Travis. Roving Cameraman in Fiji. The Seaway Service. Recollections: Diamond Jubilee of Grand Old Lady (Canterbury / Lyttleton), by Tony Lester. ...

63294
UNION STEAMSHIP
UNDER WAY - House Journal of Union Steam Ship Company - Volume 5, No. 4, 1973
$20.00 AUD

Personnel Department / Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand. Wellington. 1973. Volume 5, No. 4, December 1973. 28 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Company' lighters, Avarua Harbour). Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

Rarotonga - our remotest branch, by Graeme Brown. ... All you need to know about Bulbs, by W. Waters, Naval Architect. ... Muster Station. Recollections: the epic relaunching of the "Mapourika".

69078
UREN, Malcolm
TRINDERS - PIONEERS
$50.00 AUD

Trinder. London. 1940? 1st Ed. (5), 46 PP printed on recto only plus 7 full-page b/w illustrions (3 of tall ships) with tissue guard & Fp: Coloured Flag of West Australian Steam Navigation Company. Printed letter by Harvey Trinder (Australia) Limited, explaining delays in publication loosely inserted. Original cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Very good. A scarce book. 25.5 x 19.5.

Being the story of the Historic Assocation of Trinder, Anderson & Company with the State of Western Australia and How They Both Grew and Flourished in Concept (Sub-title).

38778
VAN LIMBURG STIRUM, S. J. Craaf
NEERLANDS REEDERIJEN - Een overzicht van de geschiedenis van verschillende lijnbedrijven
$10.00 AUD

Stichting De Zee. Amsterdam. c. 1940's. Reprint of an article published in the magazine De Zee. 78 PP. Soft cover. Label with number on spine. Note and stamp at top of Page 1, o/wise very good. Dutch text. 22.6 x 15.

An overview of the history of various Dutch shipping companies. De Rotterdamsche Lloyd. De Stoomvaart Maatschappij Nederland. De Holland-Amerika Lijn. De Koninklijke Nederlandsche Stoomboot Maatschappij. Koninklijke West-Indische Maildienst. De KoninklijkePaketvaart Maatschappij. De Java-China-Japan Lijn.

43060
van PAPENDRECHT, A. Hoynck
DE ZEILVLOOT VAN WILLEM RUYS JAN DANIELSZOON EN DE ROTTERDAMSCHE LLOYD
$60.00 AUD

Rotterdam Lloyd. Rotterdam. 1933. 1st Ed. XV, 147 PP with tables & 100 b/w illustrations, plus 11 b/w plates with tables, map, documents, 1 large folding plan of the D.S.M.S. Baloeran, 1 large folded plate with fleet list and 25 ship profiles and 1 folded map of the River Maas. Printed on superior glossy paper. Fp: Portrait of Willem Ruys Jan Danielszoon. Illustrated endpapers. Original sturdy stiff covers have light foxing. Near fine copy of a scarce title. Image shows Page XV with a travel poster for Rotterdam Lloyd. Dutch text. 27.8 x 20.4.

The sailing fleet of Willem Ruys and the fleet of Rotterdam Lloyd.

18452
WALKER, David
CHAMPION OF SAIL - R W Leyland and his Shipping Line
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 191 PP with b/w illust. & fleet lists. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 20. 0851774024

History of this shipowner plus a history of late 19th century shipping. One chapter deals with the Wavertree and its restoration.

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.

70977
WATERS, Sydney D.
ORDEAL BY SEA - The New Zealand Shipping Company in the Second World War 1939-1945
$45.00 AUD

N.Z. Shipping Co. London. 1949. 1st Ed. XII, 263 PP with 1 map, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: M/V Rangitata under attack in July 1940. Cloth cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj (repaired). Renewed dust jacket with remaining parts of original pasted down on front and spine. Contents in fine condition and overall a very good copy. Scarce. 20.5 x 13.4.

The war years for the ships & seamen of the NZ Shipping Co. and its associated Federal Steam Navigation Co. The loss of 19 owned and 4 operated ships.

71635
WATERS, Sydney D.
UNION LINE - A Short History of the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand Ltd. 1875-1951
$30.00 AUD

Privately published, Wellington. 1951. 1st Ed. 148 PP with b/w illustrations. Frontispiece (in colour): Armorial bearings of the Company. Eps: Trade routes of the Union Steam Ship Co. of N.Z. Ltd. Green cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Covers a little dulled with light wear around edges, light foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 25.2 x 19.

47024
WATERS, Sydney, D.
CLIPPER SHIP TO MOTOR LINER - The Story of the New Zealand Shipping Company 1873-1939
$30.00 AUD

The New Zealand Shipping Co. London. 1939. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 110 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: Sailing vessel Turakina. Cloth cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21.2 x 14.8.

68410
WILHELMSEN, Wilh.
1861-1961 WILH. WILHELMSEN - A short history of 100 years' activity
$35.00 AUD

Wilh. Wilhelmsen. Oslo. 1961. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp (in colour): House-Flag & Royal Norwegian Mail Flag. Decorative papered boards. Discreet signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.6 x 20.4.

A family shipping line which developed and still covers the world. Covers: From Sail to Steam, From Tramp to Liner and Tanker Trade, plus the period of the war years until the post war period (1945-1961).

15895
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
REDERIAKTIESELSKABET DANNEBROG 1883-1973
$5.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 3 colour illustrations and 133 b/w photos. Inside back cover House Flag & Bow Mark (in colour). Illustrated soft covers (a little rubbed). Very good. 23 x 16.5.

Brief history & details of the fleet.

61142
WORLD SHIP SOCIETY
THE HUNTING FLEET OF SHIPS past and present.
$5.00 AUD

Hunting & Son, and World Ship Society. London. 1961. 2nd Ed. 28 PP (including covers) with 38 bw photos. Inside front cover: Flag, funnel and bow markings (in colour). Pictorial soft cover. Rubbed patch at top corner of front cover. Stamp and Shelf No. at top corner of title page. 2 holes dor ring binder close to spine, o/wise good. 21.3 x 13.6.

Huntings of Newcastle upon Tyne: shipowners and ship managers.