Maritime Books

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

Last update: Saturday, 22 June 2024.

75254
ABBEY, Lloyd
THE LAST WHALES
$5.00 AUD

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

18321
ABRANSON, Erik
SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS
$5.00 AUD

Crescent Books. New York. 1976. 1st U.S. edition. 124 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 20 paintings by Edward Mortelmans. Title spread: Steamship Ruatehu & sailing ship Turakina. Eps: Plans of a ship of 74 guns. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0517215497

The gradual evolution of vessels dependent upon manpower, wind & weather, to the modern vessels using computer technology & nuclear power.

18430
ABRANSON, Erik
SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Australian edition. 124 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 20 paintings by Edward Mortelmans. Title spread: Steamship Ruatehu & sailing ship Turakina. Eps: Plans of a ship of 74 guns. Pictorial laminated boards. Very good. 28 x 21.5. 0726900060

The gradual evolution of vessels dependent upon manpower, wind & weather, to the modern vessels using computer technology & nuclear power.

38737
ABRANSON, Erik
SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS
$5.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1977. Reprint of the 1976 original. 124 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, including 20 paintings by Edward Mortelmans. Title spread: Steamship Ruatehu & sailing ship Turakina. Eps: Plans of a ship of 74 guns. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

The gradual evolution of vessels dependent upon manpower, wind & weather, to the modern vessels using computer technology & nuclear power.

55993
ADLARD, Mark
THE GREENLANDER
$5.00 AUD

Summit Books. New York. 1978. Book Club edition. 319 PP with 17 b/w illustrations (14 headpieces) by Wendell Minor. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.

Novel. Whaling off the coasts of Greenland , on board the William Scoresby Senior.

71757
ALBION, Robert Greenhalgh
FIVE CENTURIES OF FAMOUS SHIPS - From the Santa Maria to the Glomar Explorer
$40.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Book Company. New York. 1978. 1st edition with a foreword by Benjamin Labaree. VIII, (2), 435 PP with b/w illustrations: 5 headpieces and 105 photos or prints. Hard covers, title on front board and spine, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on outside top edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 17. 0070009538

67884
ALLART DE MERITENS, Hortense
LETTRES INEDITES A SAINT-BEUVE (1841-1848)
$45.00 AUD

Société du Mercure de France. Paris. 1908. 2nd edition (issue No. 1421), introduced and annotated by Léon, Séché. 340, (2) PP. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound copy retaining original covers, marbled boards, gilt title on leather spine. Slight ageing of paper. French text. Fine. 18.5 x 12.

163 of these letters.

52013
ALLEN, Kenneth
SHIPS AND BOATS
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Glasgow. 1975. 1st Ed., in the Collins Prospect Books series. 60 PP with 3 b/w photos and colour illustrations by Jack Pelling. Laminated pictorial boards. Very good. 21 x 19.8. 01061372

48022
ANDERSON, Duncan
THE WORLD AT WAR - 1939-45
$5.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1999. 1st Australian edition, in The 20th Eventful Century series. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.3 x 22. 0864493908

A pictorial history of WWII.

35590
ANDERSON, Romola & R.C.
THE SAILING-SHIP, Six Thousand Years of History
$15.00 AUD

Bonanza. New York. c. 1965. Reprint (B) of the 1963 US edition. 212 PP with 134 figures, plus 16 pages with 20 half-tone plates. Cloth cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

History of the sailing ship: Egypt & Greece, Phoenicia & Rome, Northern & Southern ships, the ship of the line, the last days of the sailing ship.

18202
ANDERSON, Virginia B.
MARITIME MYSTIC
$10.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association. Mystic, Conn. 1962. 1st Ed. Publication No.39. VIII, 88 PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Card cover, faded around edges and spine, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 18.

Story of a New England community, its seaport life of the past and its rebirth following restoration. Now known as Mystic Seaport.

15999
ANGELUCCI, ENZO & CUCARI ATTILIO
ENCYCLOPEDIE VISUELLE DES NAVIRES
$10.00 AUD

Elsevier Sequoia.. Bruxelles. 1979. 1st French edition of the 1975 Italian original. 256 PP with over 1000 b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (small creases). Very light foxing. Name of previous owner (discreet) on title page. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 29.1 x 21. 2800303573

Encyclopedia showing 1000 craft of the world: from the trunk of a tree to the nuclear aircraft carrier.

18060
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & CUCARI, Attilio
SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1977. 1st UK edition, translated from the 1975 Italian original Le Navi. 336 PP with over 1000 b/w & colour drawings. Glossary P. 256 to 271. Technical data P. 272 to 331. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Front endpaper repaired at fold. Faint foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.5. 0354011480

From tree trunk to nuclear-propelled ships. The great navigators and captains, and their vessels...

18440
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & CUCARI, Attilio
SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Greenwich House. New York. 1983. Reprint of the 1977 US edition. 336 PP with over 1000 b/w & colour drawings. Glossary P. 256 to 271. Technical data P. 272 to 331. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped) Faint foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.5. 0517407337

From tree trunk to nuclear-propelled ships. The great navigators and captains, their vessels...

74247
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & MATRICARDI, Paolo
COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II 1943-1944
$20.00 AUD

Salamander Book. London. 1988. 1st Engish edition of the Italian original. "Poster Book" series. 64 PP with 39 b/w photos and 22 colour plates illustrated by Pierluigi Pinto (7 on double page and 15 on full page). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. Large format: 39.5 x 27.5. 9780861014187

74248
ANGELUCCI, Enzo & MATRICARDI, Paolo
COMBAT AIRCRAFT OF WORLD WAR II 1944-1945
$20.00 AUD

Salamander Book. London. 1988. 1st Engish edition of the Italian original. "Poster Book" series. 64 PP with 39 b/w photos and 23 colour plates illustrated by Pierluigi Pinto (8 on double page and 15 on full page). Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 39.5 x 27.5. 9780861014170

73395
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric
OMBRES ET LUMIERES DE LA COLONISATION FRANCAISE - Essai Historique
$35.00 AUD

Les Editions de Paris, Max Chaleil. Paris. 2021. 1st Ed. 262, (2) PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Fine. 23 x 15. 9782846213219

69061
ARASARATNAM, Pr. S., ARMSTRONG, Pr. John, BURNINGHAM, Nick, ... STANIFORTH, Mark
AAMH / ICMH - NEW DIRECTIONS IN MARITIME HISTORY CONFERENCE- Fremantle December 1993
$150.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History / International Commission of Maritime History. Fremantle. 1994. 1st Ed. 24 papers with a total of 565 PP with tables and b/w illustrations. Each paper with its proper soft cover, staples. Fine set. 21 x 14.5.

Conference held at Fremantle 6-10 December 1993. 24 papers. Diet, Disease and Death at Sea 1837-1839, by Mark Staniforth. ... Aboriginal Maritime Art, by Nick Burningham... Stevedoring efficiency at Fremantle. P&O and the Australian Trades 1870-1914, by Dr. Freda Harcourt. Danish Maritime Historical Research 1976-1992, by Dr. Poul Holm... The Port of Liverpool, by Dr. Adrian Jarvis. The Admiralty Charts of John Septimus Roe, by William H. Lamble... Before Broome, by Mike McCarthy... Anglo-Portuguese Mercantile Co-operation in the Bay of Bengal, by Professor K. McPherson... India and the Indian Ocean Maritime Trading Network, by Pr. Om Prakash... Newfoundland Sealing Strikes: 1830-1914, by Pr. Shannon Ryan... Traditional Arab Shipping and Seafaring in the Indian Ocean, by Hassan Saleh Shihab..

14889
ARENSON, Sarah
THE ENCIRCLED SEA - The Mediterranean Maritime Civilization
$10.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1990. 1st Ed. XII, 205 PP with 9 maps & 49 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17. 009469480X

The contribution of the Mediterranean civilisations to our modern world. The people living on its edges, ship construction, port engineering, naval warfare...

40518
ARMSTRONG, Thomas
DOVER HARBOUR
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1949. 5th impression of the 1942 original. 576 PP. Eps: Maps of Straits of Dover, the Downs and town and fortifications of Dover. Cloth cover. Spine sunned. Ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on title page, and his signature on half title page. Good. 20.4 x 13.5.

Historical novel, set at the time of the French revolution and Napoleon Empire.

18201
ASAERT, Dr. G., BOSSCHER, Drs. Ph., BRUIJN, Dr. J.R. & van HOBOKEN, Dr. W.J. (editors)
MARITIEME GESCHIEDENIS DER NEDERLANDEN, DEEL 2, Zeventiende Eeuw, van 1585 tot ca 1680
$30.00 AUD

De Boer Maritiem. Bussum. 1977. 1st Ed. Volume 2: 389 PP with 304 b/w and 41 colour illustrations. Hard cover in simile leather, gilt-engraved spine, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. Dutch text. 30.2 x 21. 9022819477

The maritime history of the Netherlands. Volume 2: The 17th Century, from 1585 to 1680. A massive work.

69905
ATTAR, Rob (editor)
THE STORY OF VIKINGS AND ANGLO-SAXONS (in BBC History Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

BBC History Magazine / Immediate Media Company Bristol. Bristol. 2016. Collector' Edition. 116 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5.

Migrations, Invasions and the Battle for Britain.

45307
ATTENBOROUGH, David
THE FIRST EDEN - The Mediterranean World and Man
$10.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Company. Boston. 1978. 1st US edition. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Barbary Macaques in the cedar forest of Morocco. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean World. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Near fine. 25.6 x 20.5. 0316057509

74288
ATTWOOD, Philip and POWELL, Felicity
MEDALS OF DISHONOUR
$25.00 AUD

The British Museum Press. London. 2009. 1st Ed. Forewords by Lauren Bon, The Metabolic Studio (Sponsor) & Neil McGregor, The British Museum (Director). 136 PP with over 170 b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 27.5 x 23. 9780714118161

Book accompanying the exhibition held at the British Museum: 25th June to 27 September 2009.

67741
AUSTIN, L.- J.
PAUL BOURGET, sa Vie et son Oeuvre jusqu'en 1889
$100.00 AUD

Librairie E. Droz. Paris. 1940. 1st Ed. (8), 260, (2) PP. Soft cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers a little worn and a few dog-ears and ageing of paper. Spine lightly sunned. Stamp " M.N. Austin, Universiy of W.A." at top of half title page. Very good. French text. 25.4 x 16.6.

L.-J. Austin obtained his B.A. at the University of Melbourne.

66495
AUSTRALIAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION
11th Biennal National Conference : CROSSING BOUNDARIES
$30.00 AUD

Australian Historical Association. Brisbane. 2002. June 2002 edition. 28 PP (recto only) and 76 PP (recto and verso). Soft cover, illustrated front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Conference held at Brisbane: 3-7 July 2002. Program: 14 pages. Who's Where at the Conference: 9 pages . Abstracts of 190 papers presented: 76 pages.

75878
AYMAR, Brandt (editor)
MEN AT SEA - The Best Sea Stories of All Time, from Homer to William F. Buckley, Fr.
$10.00 AUD

PRC / Promotional Reprint Company Limited. Chatham, Kent. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, (3), 640 PP. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 24 x 15.5. 9781856480871

Sea adventurers: Richard Henry Dana, Joshua Slocum, Sir Francis Chichester. Sea Battles: Battle of Salamis, Trafalgar, Battle of Jutland. Sea Disasters: Loss of the Endurance, torpedoing of the Lusitania. Sea Divers ... Sea Explorers. Sea Life. Sea Mutinies. Sea Phantoms... Sea Wrecks.

75229
BAJAC, Quentin (editor)
LA COMMUNE PHOTOGRAPHIEE
$35.00 AUD

Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux. Paris. 2000 1st Ed. 128 PP with 57 pages of b/w photographs. Hard covers, dj. Light foxing, mostly on prelims. French text. Near fine. 22 x 16.3. 9782711840076

Exhibition held at Musée d'Orsay, Paris: 14 March to 11th June 2000.

38098
BAKKER, Drs. Boudewijn
AMSTERDAM IN DE ACHTTIENDE EEUW
$30.00 AUD

Uitgeverij Elmar B.V. Delft. c. 1970. 1st Ed. No pagination, 126 PP with 59 plates (16 colour and 43 b/w). Eps: Sketches. Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Near fine. Dutch text. Oblong: 30.5 x 35.5.

Amsterdam in the 18th century, through engravings of the City Archives.

45299
BANBURY, Philip
MAN AND THE SEA - From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 7 maps, 14 drawings and 29 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0229115063

As the earth warmed, Man migrated North and became seaborne giving us the Venetis (Celtic in French Brittany), the Vikings, the Normans ...

67935
BARBEY D'AUREVILLY, Jules
LE CHEVALIER DES TOUCHES
$50.00 AUD

Alphonse Lemerre, Editeur. Paris. 1893. 1st edition in Collection Guillaume et Lemerre. (10), IV, 284, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (vignette, headpieces, tailpieces and full page) by Marold and Mittis. Marbled endpapers. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title and raised bands on leather spine, top edge gilt. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 20 x 13.

74044
BARDET, J.P., ARBRLLOT, G. & LEPETIT, B.
PAROISSES ET COMMUNES DE FRANCE - CHARENTE MARITIME
$60.00 AUD

Editions du CNRS. Paris. 1985. 1st Ed. 628, (2) PP with 11 b/w "ancient" maps and 10 colour maps (1 on double page): 7 on administration / authority and 3 on population / demography. Cloth covers, title in blind on front board and spine. French text. Near fine. 24 x 16. 2222035872

43120
BARJOT, Admiral Pierre & SAVANT, Jean
HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S SHIPPING
$20.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1965. 1st English edition of the 1961 French original, translated by Carol Tomkins. 430 PP printed on quality glossy paper, with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, paintings & photos), plus 16 colour plates & 2 plates with 8 colour photos. Title spread: Anchor. Eps: The Despatch-boat Acheron of the French Navy (watercolour by F. Roux). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on prelims and last pages and on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 21.5.

Most comprehensive.

18243
BARRAULT, Jean-Michel
MER MISERE
$10.00 AUD

Seghers. Paris. 1991. 1st Ed. 248 PP. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 19.5 x 14.2. 223210219X

Novel: From youth to adulthood for a deck-boy serving six months on a cod-fishing vessel on the Newfoundland Banks.

48133
BARTIMEUS
UNDER SEALED ORDERS. A Naval Adventure
$10.00 AUD

The Children's Press. London. 1958. Reprint. 256 PP, with 4 illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with pieces missing. Foxing throughout, o/wise good. 20 x 14.

HMS Vengeance, Royal Navy and African jungle in the late 19th century

69748
BARTLETT, C. J.
GREAT BRITAIN AND SEA POWER, 1815-1853
$30.00 AUD

Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1963. 1st Ed. XVIII, 364 PP with 1 map and 5 tables, plus 2 folded plates with 3 maps. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips or rubbed parts. Ex library copy with stamps on front cover of dust jacket, endpapers and title page, and shelf number at foot of spine of cover and dust jacket. Very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

21913
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology
$15.00 AUD

Walker & Co. New York. 1972. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 506 illust. (150 in colour). Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.7 x 22.2 0802703909

The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.

21938
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology
$10.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1972. 1st UK edition. 320 PP with 137 drawings, 150 colour and 219 b/w photographs. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 27.7 x 22.2 0500010773

The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.

48672
BASS, George F. (editor)
A HISTORY OF SEAFARING, Based on Underwater Archaeology
$10.00 AUD

Walker & Co. New York. 1972. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 506 illustrations (150 in colour). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.7 x 22.2 0802703909

The history of seafaring, treated primarily from the results of archaeological researches.

15031
BASSETT, Jan (editor)
GREAT SOUTHERN LANDINGS, An Anthology of Antipodean Travel
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st Ed. XVI, 328 PP. hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0195535820

Writings on Australia by dreamers such as Jonathan Swift and his Gulliver's Travels, sailors and explorers, artists, scientists, missionaries... and sightseers.

40556
BASSETT-LOWKE, W. J. & HOLLAND, George
SHIPS AND MEN - An account of the development of ships from their prehistoric origin to the present time and to the achievements and conditions of the men who have built and worked upon them
$15.00 AUD

George Harrap. London. 1949. Reprint of the 1946 original. 316 PP with 160 b/w illust. (photos, profiles, drawings). Fp: Shipping in London River. FEP: Map, The World at the time of the Great Explorers, A.D. 1450-1550. REP: Main steamship route in 1939. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (top of spine chipped). Signature and stamp of previous owners on front endpaper. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.5.

18549
BASSETT-LOWKE, W.J. & HOLLAND, George
SHIPS AND MEN
$10.00 AUD

George Harrap. London. 1949. Reprint. 316 PP with 160 b/w illust. (photos, profiles, drawings). Fp: Shipping on London River. FEP: Mappemonde - The World at the time of Exploration. REP: Main steamship route in 1939. Cloth cover (lightly soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.5 x 19.5.

Sub-title: An account of the development of ships from their prehistoric origin to the present time and of the achievements and conditions of the men who have built and worked upon them.

70215
BATCHELOR, John
LADY TREVELYAN and the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
$25.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 2006. 1st Ed. XVI, 272 PP with facsimile of 2 pages of the handwritten manuscript from Pauline Trevelyan's diaries, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 24 x 16. 978070113043

46603
BATHE. E. W., RUBIN DE CERVIN, G. B. & TAILLEMITE, E.
LES GRANDS VOILIERS du XVe au XXe Siècle
$10.00 AUD

Edita Lausanne. Lausanne. c. 1971. Unabridged version, in a reduced format of the 1967 original Grands Voiliers. Edited by Joseph Jobé and Jean Merrien. 252, (24) PP with 268 b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Foxing on prelims and last few pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 28.7 x 24.5.

History of the great sailing ships over four centuries. The great maritime powers & their commercial interests.

69722
BEAVER, Floyd
THE HOMEWARD BOUNDER and other sea stories
$25.00 AUD

The Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca, USA 1995. 1st Ed. Introduction by Kimball Livingston. XIV, (2), 239 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on half-title page, signed by the author. Covers have light wear with light foxing on edges, o/wise contents are near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0963758632

34755
BECK, Horace
FOLKLORE AND THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association. Mystic Seaport. 1973. 1st Ed., Volume VI in the American Maritime Library series. XVII, 463, (3) PP with musical scores and 21 b/w photos by Jane Beck. Fp: Portrait of the Author. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.8 x 18. 0819540625

Various aspects of maritime folklore on shipbuilding, language, weather lore, song... mermaids, monsters, sea serpents and enchanted islands... Spectre ships.

59806
BELL, David C.
A NAUTICAL ODYSSEY - An Illustrated Maritime History from COOK to SHACKLETON
$75.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. Michiel Stevenson. 169 PP with colour illustrations by the author. Fp: The Cutty Sark homeward bound. Eps: Endeavour in drydock, hull study starboard side. Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 26.7 x 30.5. 9781742374116

73942
BELL, Georges
PARIS INCENDIE - HISTOIRE DE LA COMMUNE DE 1871
$250.00 AUD

Imprimerie de E. Martinet. Paris. c. 1872. 1st edition in 15 bound gatherings. 240 printed on 3 columns and 117 of them with woodcuts by various artists: 7 on double page including a plan of Paris, 69 on full page and over 120 with 3 charts of New Caledonia, c. 25 portraits, views... Rebacked copy. Cloth covers retaining the original leather spine with gilt title "Paris Incendié" and year of publication 1871, renewed endpapers. Slight ageing of paper and occasional foxing. French text. A very nice copy. 38 x 27.5.

31872
BELLEC, François
OCEANS DES HOMMES
$20.00 AUD

Ouest-France. Rennes. 1987. 1st Ed. 236 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Hekatottore, Greek war galley with 100 oars. REP: View of Venice, 1500. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 17. 2737300401

Mankind and the oceans.

46789
BELLEC, François
LE LIVRE DE L'AVENTURE MARITIME
$15.00 AUD

Philippe Lebaud / Editions du Félin. Paris. 1995.. 1st edition, in Collection Les Temps du Monde. 315 PP, (2 colophon) with 34 b/w illustrations, plus 30 pages with 46 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 27.5 x 19. 2866452054

10797
BENNETT, Geoffrey
THE BATTLE OF TRAFALGAR
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1978. Reprint of the 1977 original. 256 PP with 23 maps, diagrams & illustrations, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 24.2 x 15.8. 0870219146

21st October, 1805.

47541
BENNETT, Jack
THE LIEUTENANT. An Epic Tale of Courage and Endurance on the High Seas
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. (4), 130 PP . Hard cover, dj. Note on the free fly of the front endpaper. Fine. 22.4 x 13.5. 0207133956

Novel based on the voyage of Captain Bligh from Tonga to Timor.

35675
BENSON, Brian
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1971. 1st Ed., in the Visual Library. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (detailed drawings, cutaways, cross-sections and labelled diagrams). Pictorial laminated boards, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Light foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 22.5. 035603691X

19564
BENSTEAD, C.R.
SHALLOW WATERS
$10.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 304 PP, plus 18 pages with 28 b/w illust. Fp: The "Royal Sovereign". FEP: Map of the "Shallow Waters", British Isles. REP: Maps of the East Coast of England and of the Orkneys Islands. Hard cover. Ex-library copy with label at foot of spine, and stamp on title-page and its verso. Flap of dust jacket pasted down on half-title page. Three other stamps in the margins, not affecting text. A very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

A maritime history of the British Isles: fishermen, life-boatmen, smugglers, pilots of Trinity House, men of the Royal Navy and the Merchant service...

38702
BERG, Jonas & OHRELIUS, Bengt
SJÖHISTORISK - Arsbok 1969-1970
$15.00 AUD

Foreningen Sveriges Sjofarts-Museum. Stockholm. 1970. 1st Ed. 188, (4 adv.) PP with 140 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Swedish text. 24 x 16.

Maritime history - Year book 1969-1970.

41707
BETHELL, Lieut.-Colonel L. A. (editor)
'BLACKWOOD' TALES FROM THE OUTPOSTS - VI: TALES OF THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

William Blackwood and Sons Ltd. Edinburgh. 1934. 1934 edition. (8), 332 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Top outside edge tinted. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 18.4 x 12.5.

14 tales. "Initiation" by Joseph Conrad... "Two Typhoons", and "The Timber Drogher", by Shalimar... "A Man in the Making", by Bartimeus...

53434
BETHERS, Ray
SHIPS OF ADVENTURE
$10.00 AUD

Constable and Co. Ltd. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 48 PP with illustrations by the author. Hard cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Ex library copy with 4 library stamps. Renewed endpapers. Good. 25 x 17.

73351
BICHENO, Hugh
ELIZABETH'S SEA DOGS: How the English became the Scourge of the Seas
$20.00 AUD

Conway. London. 2013. 1st paperback edition of the 2012 original. 399 PP with tables and 48 b/w illustrations (1 graph, 1 plan, 2 armorial crests, 2 engravings, 8 charts and 16 maps, 18 drawings of "ship types"), plus 16 pages with 1 b/w and 20 colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9781844862146

72748
BIGGAN, Joan
THE MAIDEN VOYAGE
$10.00 AUD

The Molendinar Press. Glasgow. 1977. 1st Ed. 156 PP. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, chipped dust jacket. Ex library copy with remnants of envelope on front endpaper and stamps on front endpaper and verso of title page. Very good reading copy. 22 x 14. 0904002217

Novel. An 1860 crossing in of the "Lady Edwina Douglas" between Glasgow and Otago province in New Zealand, then retun to the UK via Bombay.

74133
BISHOP, Patrick
THE IRISH EMPIRE
$25.00 AUD

Boxtree / Macmillan. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Small name label of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise fine (as new condition). 28.6 x 22.5. 9780752213958

The Story of the Irish abroad.

65047
BJÖRKLUND, Anders (editor)
PROCEEDINGS 1990, VIIth International Congress of Maritime Museums
$30.00 AUD

National Maritime Museums. Stockholm. 1991. 1st Ed. Preface by Lars-Ake Kvarning. 283 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers lightly soiled, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.5. 9185268488

31 papers presented during the 7th Congress held 24 August/2 September,1990, on board M/S Kristina Regina.

64561
BLACKBURN, Graham
AN ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHIPS, BOATS, VESSELS & OTHER WATER-BORNE CRAFT
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1978. 1st. Ed. 448 PP with over 600 very attractive line-drawings. Eps: Noah's Ark. Navy cloth cover a little sunned at top left edge, dust jacket is chipped, mostly on the top edge, now in a protective plastic cover. Contents are fine. 28.2 x 22. 0719536154

750 entries arranged alphabetically describing every kind of vessel known to Man. An excellent encyclopedia.

40438
BLACKMORE, Howard L.
HUNTING WEAPONS
$20.00 AUD

Barrie & Jenkins. London. 1971. 1st Ed., in Arms and Armour series. XXX, 401 PP with 137 b/w illustrations, plus 40 pages with 151 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Light foxing on outside edges and the first and last leaves. Note on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0257656405

Swords, Knives and Bayonets, Staff Weapons...

70134
BLACKWOOD'S Magazine
SEA TALES FROM 'BLACKWOOD'
$20.00 AUD

William Blackwood and Sons Ltd. Edinburgh. 1960. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir William M. James. VIII, 294 PP. Hard cover, dust jacket. Dust jacket is rubbed and chipped around edges and in a protective sleeve. Foxing on prelims and last pages and around outside edges, otherwise a very good clean copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

18 tales published in the 'Blackwood' Magazine between 1942 and 1959. The Old Nag, by Shalimar, Sinking the Scharnhorst by Lieut. Ramsden ..

18451
BLOOMSTER, Edgar L.
SAILING AND SMALL CRAFT DOWN THE AGES
$20.00 AUD

United States Naval Institute. Annapolis, Maryland. 1940. 1st Ed. XII, 280 PP with 65 full pages of b/w illust. by the author. Fp & Eps. Cloth cover, gilt devices on front cover and spine. Ex library copy with 5 stamps on endpapers, half-title and title page. Covers bumped at lower front corner, o/wise good. 30.5 x 23.

Accurate drawings of the ships which sailed the seas since the time of ancient Greece. Sail & oars, pleasure craft, America's Cup defenders, sails & rigging.

51982
BLOW, Michael
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Nelson Doubleday. Garden City. 1966. 1st Ed. prepared for the Science Program series with the Science Service. 64 PP with 17 drawings and 27 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with Science Bulletin and the 12 vignettes (colour photos) to be pasted down. Pictorial soft cover (Liners alongside piers, with New York City in background). Cover slightly rubbed, o/wise near fine. 21 x 14.

58954
BOELL, Denis-Michel, ALLIOT-DUCHENE, Virginie (editors)
TOUS LES BATEAUX DU MONDE
$15.00 AUD

Editions Musée National de la Marine. Paris. 2010. 1st Ed. 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 28.5 x 21.8. 9782901421412

Nautical Ethnography studies, based on the 3 voyages around the world of Francois-Edmond Pâris on board: l' Astrolabe 1826-1829 - la Favorite 1830-1832 and l' Artémise 1837-1840.

75750
BOLT, Andrew (editor)
OUR HOME FRONT 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Wilkinson Books / Herald Sun. Melbourne. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreword by Geoffrey Blainey. Afterword by Joan Kirner. 287 PP with b/w illustrations: front page and extracts of Melbourne daily newspapers "The Sun" and "The Herald", plus 16 pages with colour illustrations (artworks by Roy Hodginkson, comic strips ("Bib and Bub" and "Ginger Meggs"), and 8 pages of "War Posters". Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (as new condition). 34.2 x 24.5. 9781863502030

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

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

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

68921
BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors)
PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome I
$110.00 AUD

Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala. Paris. 2012. 1st edition. Foreword by Abou Diouf and Preface by Xavier Darcos. Vol. I: 1190 PP, plus XII plates with b/w or colour illustrations.. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107376

Tome / Volume I - Histoire: Périodes et Continents / History: Chronology , Continents.

68922
BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors)
PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome II
$85.00 AUD

Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala.. Paris. 2012. 1st edition. Vol. II: 618, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 1 graph, 4 photos, 6 maps), plus XVI plates with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107383

Tome / Volume II: Science, religion et culture.

44112
BOOTH, Ken
LAW, FORCE AND DIPLOMACY AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

George Allen & Unwin. London. 1985. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 231 PP with 4 maps and 7 tables, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page, small chip on lower front cover, o/wise fine. 23.4 x 15.4. 0043410286

52325
BOUMPHREY, G. M.
THE STORY OF THE SHIP
$5.00 AUD

A & C Black. London. 1933. 1st Ed. No. 14 in the How & Why series. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (8 type of ships and 11 drawings) by T. L. Poulton. Fp: Clipper barque Quathlamba. Cloth cover. Clear plastic film laminated on covers. Light foxing. Very good. 19 x 13.

20090
BOUQUET, Michael R.
NO GALLANT SHIP, Studies in Maritime and Local History
$20.00 AUD

Hollis & Carter. London. 1959 1st Ed. 196 PP with 13 figures, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: A full-rigged ship, probably the Margaret, at Torquay. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and price clipped. Occasional foxing, otherwise contents are near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Survey of traditional craft which were still plying the coast of Great Britain in the 1950's, and descriptions of the havens & ports they used.

68790
BOWEN, Daniel (editor)
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WAR MACHINES: an historical survey of the world's great weapons
$10.00 AUD

J.W. Books / Octopus Books. Sydney. 1977. 1st Australian edition. 368 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated boards, dj . Very good. 28.5 x 21. 0907408400

53973
BOWEN, Frank
FAMOUS SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Puffin / Penguin Books. London. c. 1946. 1st Ed. No. 39 in the Puffin Picture Book series. No pagination, 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by Frank Mason. Centrefold: The Victory at Trafalgar and the Victory today. Pictorial soft cover. Covers rubbed and worn at corner. Top corner of front cover missing. Occasional foxing, o/wise good. Oblong: 18.7 x 22.5.

18461
BOWEN, Frank C.
MEN OF THE WOODEN WALLS
$15.00 AUD

Staples Press. London. 1952. 1st Ed. VIII, 152 PP with 67 b/w portraits plus 2 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Nelson wounded at Trafalgar. Cloth cover with engraved vignette, dj tipped in on front endpaper. Ingleton bookplate. Few pages with light foxing, o/wise very good. 25.2 x 18.5.

Concise studies of 70 men (sailors, builders) who left their mark on the history of wooden-walled ships. Christopher Columbus to Samuel Cunard.

65110
BOWEN, Frank C.
THE SEA, Its History and Romance - Volume I
$50.00 AUD

Halton & Truscott Smith, Ltd. London. c.1926. 1st Ed. Volume I: (VIII), 308 PP with 15 colour plates (1 folded one), and 143 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Great Harry, 1520. Cloth cover, blue buckram, gilt device and title on front board and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Offsetting of the endpapers and foxing, o/wise a nice copy. 29 x 23.

52898
BOWOOD, Richard
THE STORY OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Wills & Hepworth Ltd. London. 1961. 1st Ed. No. 601 in Ladybird 'Achievements' Book series. 50 PP with 24 colour illustrations by Robert Ayton. Eps: Sail plan of four-masted barque. Ex library copy. Both endpapers with library stamp, sellotape marks and reinforced fold, otherwise very good. 17.7 x 11.7.

70418
BRAHMS, Caryl & SHERRIN, Ned
BENBOW WAS HIS NAME
$25.00 AUD

Hutchinson of London. London. 1967. 1st Ed. (10), 209 PP with 9 headpieces, plus 8 pages with 1 colour and 6 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Admiral Benbow, by Sir Godfrey Kneller. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamp on half title page and last page. Slight ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. Very good. 21.( x 14.

A story of tall ships in battle compiled from literature of the sea and fashioned in a novel.

46497
BRENET, Albert
LE NAVIRE A TRAVERS LES TEMPS
$10.00 AUD

Editions de Varenne. Paris. 1951. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 57 b/w illustrations. Pictorial boards. Covers rubbed at hinges. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Very good. French text. 20.4 x 14.

46530
BRETT, Bernard
HISTORY OF WORLD SEAPOWER
$10.00 AUD

Deans International Publishing. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Titlespread: The Pursuit of the Graf Spee by Norman Wilkinson. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 32.5 x 23.5. 0603036724

68793
BRETT, Bernard
THE FIGHTING SHIP
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Oxford. 1985. 1st edition in "Rebuilding the Past" series. 96 PP with colour illustrations by John Batchelor and Ivan Lapper. Laminated hard cover, illustrated front and back boards. Covers rubbed/worn around edges and spine. Library marking on front endpaper and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page, o/wise very good. 28.2 x 22.5. 0192731556

35816
BRIDGES, R. C. & HAIR P. E. H. (editors)
COMPASSING THE VASTE GLOBE OF THE EARTH - Studies in the History of the Hakluyt Society 1846-1996
$15.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1996. 1st Ed., No. 183 in the Second Series. XI, 336, (1 erratum) PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Captain James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed around edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.3 x 14.5. 0904180441

William Desborough Cooley and the foundation of the Hakluyt Society, by R. C. Bridges. Henry Yule: India and Cathay by, R. J. Bingle... With a complete list of the Society's Publications.

74017
BRIGGS, Amy (editor)
National Geographic " HISTORY" - July / August 2021
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Partners. Washington, DC. 2021. July / August 2021 issue. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 27.4 x 21.5. 9315291519133

Sacred rites at Karnak, by Elisa Castel. Hannibal's Alpine Assault: War Elephants of Carthage, by Fernando Quesada Sanz. The rise and fall of the Aztec, by Jose Luis de Rojas.

47544
BRINKLEY, William
DON'T GO NEAR THE WATER
$15.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1956. 3rd printing, Book Club edition. (8), 374 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 21 x 14.

Novel. Story of an intrepid Task Force of dedicated Naval Officers who made almost everything but sea duty.

74101
BROOKES, Ewart
RIDE THE WILD WIND
$20.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner at top of title-page, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 20 x 13.

73380
BROWN, Michael & HUMPHREYS, Graham
SAILING SHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1975. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 11 b/w drawings and 31 colour illustrations by Graham Humphreys. Title page: stern view of a Dutch Man of War. FEP: Sail plans of a 4 mast barque. REP: Sketches of 9 type of sailing ships. Pictorial laminated boards, dust jacket with a few light stains on the inside. Ex Library copy with stamp on title page, remnants of envelope on last page, and sellotape marks on endpapers. Lower corner of fore flap clipped. (not the price). A very good copy. Oblong: 21 x 26. 0241022517

For younger readers.

51915
BROWNLEE, Walter
THE NAVY THAT BEAT NAPOLEON
$5.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1980. .1st edition in the Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind series. 48 PP with b/w illustrations (engravings, photos, sketches & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Covers sunned close to the spine, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.2. 0521221455

Launched 1860 as a reply to the previous building of Gloire designed by Dupuy de Lome as a threat to the Royal Navy. Her brief career (1871-1884), her demise, and her restoration from 1979.

30061
BRUNO, Leonard C.
ON THE MOVE, A Chronology of Advances in Transportation
$20.00 AUD

Gale Research. Detroit. 1993. 1st Ed. XLIII, (3), 423 PP with bw illust. (photos and line drawings). Pict. laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 21.8. 0810383969

Transportation: Air, Land, Space, and Water.

70698
BRYANT, Arthur & KENYON, Professor John
FREEDOM'S OWN ISLAND: The British Oceanic Expansion
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1986. 1st edition. Volume 2 in the "A History of Britain and the British People" series. (8), 568 PP with 1 genealogical tree and 7 maps or diagrams, plus 24 pages with 20 b/w plates for 21 illustrations. FEP: Map "Sir Francis Drake's circumnavigation of the world". REP: Map "Iberian Peninsular Wars". Hard cover, gilt title on vignette on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0002174111

Chapter 13 "The Search for Stability", by Professor J. P. Kenyon.

46653
BUDDEE, Paul
THE MYSTERY OF MOMA ISLAND
$10.00 AUD

Brockhampton Press. Leicester, UK. 1969. Juvenile edition. 120 PP with 22 b/w illustrations by Peter Kesteven. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 19 x 14. 340041986

Adventure story for boys.

17661
BUSH, Captain Eric Wheler (editor)
THE FLOWERS OF THE SEA - An Anthology of Quotations, Poems and Prose
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. London. 1962. 1st Ed. XXVI, 350 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.

Reference to the sea and life upon it, extracts from all forms of literature including inscriptions, letters, articles and plays.

60556
BUTLER, David Allen
THE LUSITANIA - The Life, Loss an Legacy of an Ocean Legend
$35.00 AUD

Stackpole Books. Mechanicsburg, Pa. 2000. 1st Ed. XII, 291 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Fp: Notice !, by Imperial German Embassy. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Creases on lower corner of pages XI / XII. Faint ageing of paper, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0811709892

Novel.

74595
BUTTAR, Prit
COLLISION OF EMPIRES - The War on the Eastern Front in 1914
$40.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. Oxford. 2016 1st paperback edition of the 2014 original. 472 PP with 17 maps, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 9781472813183

73641
CALLIL, Carmen
BAD FAITH - A Forgotten History of Family, Fatherland and Vichy France
$30.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 2006. 1st Ed. XXX, 607, (3) PP with 2 Family Trees, 4 maps and 17 text illustrations, plus 32 pages with 70 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Signed by the author on title page. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 17. 9780375411311

... and Tasmania. At the time, the motto of France under Marechal Pétain, was: Travail / Famille / Patrie (Work / Family / Fatherland).

19278
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING
$10.00 AUD

Leisure Arts. London. 1965. 2nd British edition of the 1962 original published by Erik Nitsche in Switzerland. Volume 1 in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (repaired and protected). Faint foxing. Internally near fine. 26.8 x 17.

An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.

34194
CANBY, Courtlandt
GESCHICHTE DER SCHIFFAHRT
$10.00 AUD

Erik Nitsche International. Geneva. 1962. 1st German language edition. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine reinforced. Internally very good. German text. 26.8 x 17.

An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.

35625
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING
$5.00 AUD

Leisure Arts. London. c. 1965. 3rd British edition in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention, of the 1962 original published by Editions Rencontre in Switzerland. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover. Small sellotape marks on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 26.8 x 17.

An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.

53433
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING
$10.00 AUD

Leisure Arts. London. c. 1966. 3rd British edition in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention, of the 1962 original published by Editions Rencontre in Switzerland. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips. Faint foxing. Very good. 26.8 x 17.

An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.

65313
CARLES, Rubén D.
VICTORIANO LORENZO, El Guerrillero de la Tierra de Los Cholos
$20.00 AUD

Comision del Centenario de la Republica / Biblioteca del Centenario. Alcadia de Panama. 2003. 3rd edition (April 2003) of the 1950 original. 159 PP with b/w illustrations (head pieces and 8 portraits). Marbled endpapers. Pictorial hard covers (coat of arms of Panama City on back cover). Spanish text. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24.3 x 17.

71787
CARMAN, W.Y.
THE ROYAL ARTILLERY
$15.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. London. 1973. 1st Ed. in the Men-at-Arms Series. 40 PP with b/w and colour plates by Michael Roffe. Illustrated card covers. Very good. 24.5 x 18. 085045140X

42545
CARR, Frank G. G.
The Pictorial History of MARITIME GREENWICH
$10.00 AUD

Pitkin. London. 1966. 24 PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Plans of the National Maritime Museum. Pictorial soft cover. Lower edge of pages with damp marks, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 17.8.

The Cutty Sark, The National Maritime Museum, The Royal Observatory.

49757
CARR, Frank G. G.
The Pictorial History of MARITIME GREENWICH
$5.00 AUD

Pitkin. London. 1965. 24 PP with 48 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Plans of the National Maritime Museum. Pictorial soft cover. Lower edge of pages with damp marks, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 17.8.

The Cutty Sark, The National Maritime Museum, The Royal Observatory.

69683
CARRERE D'ENCAUSSE, Helene
LENIN - Revolution and Power
$10.00 AUD

Longman. London. 1982. 1st paperback edition translated from the 1979 French original, by Valence Ionescu . Volume 1 in "A History of the Soviet Union 1917-1953". 279 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Ex library copy with discreet stamps on endpapers, verso of title page, lower outside edge, and shelf number at foot of spine. Excellent reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 0582295599

18072
CARSE, Robert
THE SEAFARERS, A History of Maritime America 1620-1820
$10.00 AUD

Harper & Row. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. XI, (3), 306 PP with 12 bw illust. by Ray Houlihan. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21.7 x 14.5.

From the Mayflower and its shipload of farmers and tradesmen, how they were forced to turn to the sea for survival, and how they soon discovered there was a fortune to be earned in fishing and in trading.

75910
CARSE, Robert
GREAT CIRCLE
$10.00 AUD

Victor Gollancz Ltd. London. 1956. 1st Ed. (12), 243 PP. Hard covers, dj (price clipped). A few small chips to the dust jacket which is in a protective sleeve. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on front endpaper, otherwise near fine. 19 x 13.

Novel. Whaling voyage around the Horn in the 1840s.

55296
CARTIER, Raymond
HISTOIRE MONDIALE DE L'APRES-GUERRE (in 2 volumes)
$40.00 AUD

Editions Paris-Match / Presses de la Cité. Paris. c. 1973. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 456, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Volume 2: 462, (18) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, ribbon page-marker. French text. Occasional foxing. A very good clean set. 29.6 x 22.5.

Volume 1: 1945-1953. Vol 2: 1953-1969.

66076
CARTIER, Raymond
HISTOIRE MONDIALE DE L'APRES-GUERRE (in 2 volumes)
$45.00 AUD

Editions Paris-Match / Presses de la Cité. Paris. c. 1973. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 456, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Volume 2: 462, (18) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and photos). Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Foxing spots. French text. Very good. 29.6 x 22.5.

Volume 1: 1945-1953. Vol 2: 1953-1969.

69750
CARVER, Michael
WAR SINCE 1945
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1980. 1st Ed. XIV, 322 PP with 18 maps (some with insets, and 2 on double page), plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on title page (recto / verso) and lower outside edge. Very good. 24 x 16. 0297778463

68205
CASSON, Lionel
THE ANCIENT MARINERS - Seafarers and Sea Fighters of the Mediterranean in Ancient Times
$20.00 AUD

Princeton University Press. Princeton, NJ. 1991. 2nd edition. XVIII, 246 PP with 2 maps and 7 figures, plus 28 plates with 54 b/w illust. Fp: The Mediterranean & Black Seas. Cloth cover. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" on endpapers and title page. Very good. 24.2 x 15.7.

From the dim beginnings of sea conquest to the great maritime empires of antiquity: Egyptian, Cretian, Mycenian & Grecian, Phoenician.

74413
CASSON, Lionel
ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS & BOATS
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. c. 1964. 2nd printing of the 1964 original. 272 PP with 306 illustrations (52 colour, 254 b/w). Title page: vignette with the seal of the town of Sandwich. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing spots on outside eges. Near fine. 31.8 x 23.2.

Comprehensive work in three parts. The ancient world, the great age of the sailing ship (includes chapters on crafts East of Suez, the Near & Far East...), the age of power.

67307
CHANDLER, David G. (Foreword)
THE TIMECHART OF MILITARY HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

The Timechart Company / Worth Press. London. 1999. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w and (mostly) colour illustrations. Title spread: US Marines at Iwo Jima. Eps: Medieval "bombard". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Small chip at top edge of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 31.5 x 25. 9781903025000

Pages 57 to 89: A - Z of Great Battles.

45684
CHANT, Chris
FIGHTER
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles Military Book. Newton Abbot. 1988. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour photos, and illustrations by John Batchelor. Title spread (in colour): Cutaway of a British Aerospace Harrier. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Top edge of cover worn. Very good. 28.8 x 22. 0715391712

38587
CHANT, Christopher
THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Grange Books. Hoo, UK. 2000. 1st Ed. 433 PP, (13 Index) lavishly illustrated in b/w & colour. Half title page: Greek vase depicting a warship with oarsmen. Title page: Attack on Carthagena. Fp: Defence of Havana. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 24 x 30.8. 1853614750

The ultimate history of Maritime Warfare. A massive work.

52822
CHAPELAY, Frédérique, DUCHENE, Virginie et al.
SEA RESCUE
$15.00 AUD

Musée National de la Marine. Paris. c. 2004. 1st English edition translated from the French original "Sauvetage en Mer" by Sandra Petch. Foreword by Vice-Amiral Jean-Noël Gard. 48 PP with 1 map, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.5 x 21.5. 2901421237

68207
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE HISTORY OF AMERICAN SAILING SHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. c. 1950. 1st Bonanza reprint (I) of the 1935 original. XVII, (3), 400 PP with over 85 illustrations, plus 16 plates on double-page and 14 pages with 48 b/w photos or paintings. Cloth cover, decoration and title on front board, dj. Dust jacket chipped, rubbed and soiled. Discreet signature of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 26 x 20.

Development of American ships, their design & construction, as well as the portrait of the men who built them.

48053
CHARON, Annie, CLAERR, Thierry & MOUREAU, François (editors)
LE LIVRE MARITIME AU SIECLE DES LUMIERES. Edition et diffusion des connaissances maritimes (1750-1850)
$25.00 AUD

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed., in collection Roland Mousnier. 265, (3) PP with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2840503638

17 papers by: Etienne Taillemite, John Hattendorf, Hélène Richard... Michèle Polak.

35041
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
THE MERCANTILE MARINE
$15.00 AUD

Little, Brown, and Company. Boston. 1923. 1st US Ed. XII, 254 PP, plus 35 plates with 47 b/w illust. Fp: H.E. India company's ship William Fairlie. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Front cover marked, spine lightly sunned. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.7 x 14.5.

74664
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
FORE & AFT CRAFT AND THEIR STORY - An Account of the fore & aft rig from the earliest times to the present day
$25.00 AUD

Seeley, Service and Co. London. 1922. New and cheaper edition of the 1911 original. 348 PP, (4 publications) with 59 figures, plus 42 plates with 70 b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans, photos). Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed, worn on lower corner of front cover. Copy lacking 6 plates called for: the colour plate of the frontispiece and 5 b/w plates: 19, 22, 90, 91 and 92. As is. Good reading / working condition. 24.3 x 18.5.

71880
CHESTER, Alan
THE CYGNET ADVENTURE
$5.00 AUD

Weldon Publishing. Sydney. 1991. 1st paperback copy of the 1984 original, in the Real Books series. (6), 264, (2) PP with 1 map. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 18 x 11. 9781863021586

A novel : the first voyage of William Dampier on the shores of Australia on the privateer ship Cygnet.

71973
CHRISTIE-JOHNSTON, Alastair
BACK TO BRUNTISDALE
$15.00 AUD

Christie-Johnston, Alastair. Bruntisdale, Shetland. c. 1995. 1st Ed. (2), 116 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Very good. 21 x 15.

Return to Bruntisdale, Shetland Islands, after an 8 years sojourn in Tasmania. .

75004
CHURCHILL, Winton S.
THE SECOND WORLD WAR - The Gathering Storm / Their Finest Hour / The Grand Alliance / The Hinge of Fate / Closing the Ring / Triumph and Tragedy (in 6 Volumes)
$75.00 AUD

The Reprint Society. London. 1953, 1954 & 1956. Reprint of the 1st edition by "The Reprint Society" (original of 1948). Vol. I: XX, 21 - 638 PP with tables and 5 diagrams and 13 maps. Vol. II: XVII, 18 - 603 PP with tables, 6 diagrams and 19 maps (3 on double page). Vol. III: XVI, 17 - 716 PP with 23 maps (2 on double page) and 3 diagrams. Vol. IV: XVI, 17 - 812 PP with tables and 36 maps an diagrams (1 on double page). Vol. V: XVI, 17 - 592 PP with tables and 22 maps and diagrams. Vol. VI: XVI, 17 - 648 PP with tables and 27 maps and diagrams. Cloth covers, signature of Winston Churchill on front cover of each volume and titles on spine. Volume I with a crease on title page. Vols. I and III with a brief note on front endpaper. Spine of Volume IV is rubbed. Covers slightly foxed and soiled. Otherwise contents are clean and overall, a near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 20 x 13.5.

72871
CLARK, Alan
THE FALL OF CRETE
$15.00 AUD

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 2001. 1st paperback edition of the 1962 original. 211 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304353484

33043
CLEGG, W. Paul
SHIPS 'SIXTY-EIGHT
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. c. 1967. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illust. (16 drawings & 96 photos). Fp: Grain being unloaded from a Four Master. Laminated pictorial board. Lower part of front hinge split, o/wise very good. 25 x 18.2.

An anthology of the shipping scene in 1968. Blue Riband, containerisation, lifeboats in action, Thames sailing barges.

52995
CLEMENT, Michel, BERCE, Françoise, FRACHON-GIELAREK, Nathalie (editors)
MONUMENTAL - DOSSIER PATRIMOINE MARITIME (in Monumental 2003)
$85.00 AUD

Monum, Editions du Patrimoine. Paris. 2003. Annual publication. Issue for November 2003. 248 PP. Introduction by Etienne Taillemite. Contains 26 articles from P. 6 to 93 with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text with abstracts in English by Ronald Corlette Theuil. Near fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 2858227675

Maritime heritage: Constructions in France and the French Caribbean islands (Buildings, Forts, Shipyards...). Lighthouses. Ships and Shipwrecks...

45320
CLEWES, Dorothy (compiler)
THE SECRET OF THE SEA - An Anthology of Underwater Exploration and Adventure
$10.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 166 PP with 8 illustrations by Jeroo Roy. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0434932868

73974
COATES, Marion (editor)
SEA SEQUEL to the Week-End Book
$30.00 AUD

Nonesuch Press. London. 1934. 1st Ed. XXIV, 542 PP, (526-542 blank for "Manuscript pages"). Decorations by Charles Paine: endpapers, 2 headpieces, 8 drawings, 38 music scores. Illustrated cloth covers, spine a little faded. Outside edges with signs of ageing and few foxing spots. Very good copy. 19 x 12.

Sea Poetry: / Sea stories / Voyages of Discovery and Exploration... Songs and Sea Shanties.

48023
COCHRANE, James
THE FRAGILE PEACE - 1919-39
$5.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1999. 1st Australian edition, in The 20th Eventful Century series. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 28.3 x 22. 0864493991

A pictorial history of this period.

34871
COLENBRANDER, Dr. H. T.
KOLONIALE GESCHIEDENIS (in three volumes).
$75.00 AUD

Martinus Nijhoff. The Hague. 1925 & 1926. 1st Ed. Volume I: VIII, 413 PP. Volume II: (VI), 333 PP. Volume III: VIII, 289 PP with 31 maps (14 for volume I, 9 for volume II and 8 for volume III). Hard cover, cloth spine. Hinges weak and starting, some foxing, few lines with underlining. Top corner close to spine of P.105 and 126, and top of spine of Volume II damaged. Very good. Dutch text. 24 x 16.

History of colonial empires. Volume I: General history of the Empires of Portugal, Spain ..., Japan. Volume II: Dutch empire in the West and in the East Indies up to 1816. Volume III: Dutch Empire in the East since 1816.

67042
COLLIN, Catherine
BEACH CLUBS - Sea, See & Seen
$20.00 AUD

Loft Publications. Barcelona. 2007. 1st bilingual edition. 223 PP with 1 reference map and hundreds of colour photos). Hard cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Text in Spanish and English. Note on front endpaper. Covers a little rubbed on outside edges (shelf wear), o/wise near fine. 26.2 x 26. 9788495832016

31 Beach Clubs and Spas around the world.

52486
COOTE, Captain John O. (editor)
THE FABER BOOK OF THE SEA. An Anthology
$15.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 1989. 1st Ed. XIV, 406 PP. Hard cover, dj. Ageing and foxing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 24.2 x 16. 0571153615

Collection of maritime literature giving an intimate history of man's relationship with the sea. Captains and crew, sweethearts and wives, trade in peace time, war at sea...

18186
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1979 original published by New English Library. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 col. illust. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Frigate. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing. Near fine. 34.5 x 24.5. 0706411560

From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters... Most comprehensive.

34766
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
AN ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 colour illustrations. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Model frigate. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 34.5 x 24.5. 450041336

From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters ... Most comprehensive.

35739
CORNWELL, E. L. (editor)
THE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1979 original published by New English Library. 479 PP with 355 b/w & 465 col. illust. Half-title page: Argentinian Libertade. Fp: Frigate. Hard cover, dj (spine sunned). Some foxing of endpapers and on first and last leaves. Very good. Large format: 34.5 x 24.5. 0706411560

From the beginnings (papyrus, balsa or dug-out) to nuclear powered vessels, commerce & trade, discovery & exploration, oceanography, safety at sea, dangers & disasters... Most comprehensive.

53471
CORNWELL, E.L., RILEY, C., BATHE, B.W. & IRELAND, B. (editors)
HISTORY OF SHIPS - The Magnificent Saga of Man's Conquest of the Seas - Part 12
$5.00 AUD

New English Library. London. c.1972. Part 12 of the 96 weekly parts. 221 to 240 PP with 14 b/w & 13 colour illustrations. Printed on 3 columns. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good condition. 34 x 24.

The early Ironclads. King Alfred's Navy. Norwegian Sail Trainer Statsraad Lehmkuhl. Titanic.

57136
CORNWELL, E.L., RILEY, C., BATHE, B.W. & IRELAND, B. (editors)
HISTORY OF SHIPS - The Magnificent Saga of Man's Conquest of the Seas
$45.00 AUD

New English Library. London. c.1972. Published in 96 weekly parts. 1920 PP (on three columns) with b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Pictorial soft covers (in colour). Complete set. Very good condition. Large format: 34 x 24.

Sea battles, epic voyages & exploration by sea, historic ships, merchant ships, warships, navies of the world, great ports, disasters at sea, waterways, shipping lines, propulsion, ... Index (9 pages on 5 columns). A wealth of information for the shipping enthusiast. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote.

57137
CORNWELL, E.L., RILEY, C., BATHE, B.W. & IRELAND, B. (editors)
HISTORY OF SHIPS - The Magnificent Saga of Man's Conquest of the Seas - Part 9
$5.00 AUD

New English Library. London. c.1972. Part 9 of the 96 weekly parts. 161 to 180 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Printed on 3 columns. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good condition. 34 x 24.

The Sailing Frigate (Warship 4). Early iron-fastened ships. Splendid Sail Trainers: Christian Radich and Gorch Fock. Waterways 1: Suez & Panama.

43836
CORSINI, Capitano di Vascello Andrea & RESTANY, Pierre
AMERIGO VESPUCCI
$40.00 AUD

Dante Bigji. Milano. 1986. Revised edition of the 1983 original. 173 PP with colour photographs between pages 27 and 171. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, dj. Fine. Italian and English text. 30.5 x 24.5.

Three-masted sailing ship (with auxiliary engine power) of the Italian Navy. Launched 22 February 1931 at the Italian naval dockyard of Castellammare di Stabia.

52900
COURTENAY, Bryce
MATTHEW FLINDERS' CAT
$10.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin Books Australia. Melbourne. 2002. 1st Ed. (10), 611 PP. Eps: Investigator. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.8 x 16. 0670910619

Novel.

65774
CRABBE, Raoul
LES GRANDES HEURES DE LA ROYAL NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Les Oeuvres, Ad. Goemaere, editeur. Bruxelles. 1946. 1st Ed. 478 PP with 2 tables and 13 battle plans, plus 16 plates with 24 b/w illustrations (2 engravings and 22 photos). Card covers a little cocked, illustrated front. Spine and back cover soiled. Light ageing of paper and foxing. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 13.7.

History of the Royal Navy

55606
CRAIG, Hardin Jr.
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND DICTIONARIES DEALING WITH MILITARY, NAVAL AND MARITIME AFFAIRS 1577-1971
$30.00 AUD

Department of History, Rice University. Houston, Texas. 1972 (1971). 4th edition, revised and corrected. Foreword (May 1972) by Raemond Wilson Craig. (6), 134 PP (typescript), (XIII index). Stapled card covers, cloth spine. Ageing around edges, label of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.6 x 21.4.

18957
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 2
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1973. 1st Ed. (8), 243 PP with 1 map, 3 graphs, 15 tables and 16 bw plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0715359878

11 articles in the 2nd bound volume of the journal Maritime History (Volume 2, No. 1 & 2, 1972). Sea transport in Australia: the rise and fall of the intrastate shipping industry of New South Wales, by John Bach. The evolution of international whaling controls, by Wray Vamplew.

48668
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 3
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1973. Volume 3, No. 1, April 1973 and No. 2, September 1973. No. 1: 120 PP with 1 map, 4 graphs, 4 facsimile of posters, 4 tables and 8 b/w plates. No. 2: 121-236 PP with 1 facsimile of document and 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers of issue 1 rubbed and with creases. Very good. 21 x 14.7.

No. 1: Bergen, a Norwegian seafaring town, by Atle Thowsen. The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company and the development of Steamship links with Latin America, by Robert G. Greenhill... No. 2: Sea and Land mail in the former Netherlands East Indies, by R E J Weber. Round the world in 258 days: the voyage of the Bristol ship "Try", by Alison Grant.

48817
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 1
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1972. Bound edition of Volume Nos. 1 & No.2. (6), 254 PP with 4 maps, 24 tables and 23 bw illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 21.5 x 15. 071535471

11 articles in the 1st bound volume of the journal Maritime History (Volume I, No. 1 & 2, 1971). Samuel Plimsoll and the shipping interest by Geoffrey Alderman. Sources for maritime history: customs bills of entry, by Edward Carson. The shipping collection of the City of Liverpool museums, by M.K. Stammers...

64602
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 2, Nos 1 & 2
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1972. Vol. 2, No. 1, April 1972 and No. 2, September 1972. No. 1, 120 PP. No. 2, 121-232PP, plus 8 pages "Contents" and Index 233-243. 2 issues with 1 map, 3 graphs, 15 tables and 16 bw plates. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 15.

11 articles.... Sea transport in Australia: the Rise and Fall of the Intrastate Shipping Industry of New South Wales, by John Bach. The Evolution of International Whaling Controls, by Wray Vamplew. ...

59196
CROWE, Russell and WEIR, Peter
MASTER AND COMMANDER: The Far Side of the World
$40.00 AUD

Fox Promotional. Los Angeles. 2003. No pagination, 24 PP with 1 b/w portrait of Patrick O'Brian and 26 colour photos. Inside front covers: Captain Jack Aubrey is the Master of the ship ad the Commander of the men. Inside back covers: lists of the Key Cast and the Key Crew. Pictorial soft cover. Contained in a protecting folder. Fine. Oblong 29.5 x 37.

The movie.

55285
CROWLEY, Roger
EMPIRES OF THE SEA - The Final Battle for the Mediterranean 1521-1580
$20.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 2008. 1st Ed. XVI, 341 PP with 3 headpieces, 4 maps and 38 b/w illustrations (5 on double page), plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 15 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.6. 9780571232307

18961
CUYVERS, Luc
SEA POWER, A Global Journey
$5.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st Printing. XVI, 249 PP, (5) with bw and colour illust. Title page: A view from the foremast of the Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30 x 23. 1557501467

Photographic journey of the Oceans: Life on board seafaring vessels - Relationship with the sea and the fate of nations... Evolution of Navies and today geopolitical environment...

20639
CUYVERS, Luc
SEA POWER, A Global Journey
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st Printing. XVI, 249, (5) PP with bw & colour illust. Title page: A view from the foremast of the Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 30.6 x 23.5. 1557501459

Photographic journey on the Oceans: Life on board seafaring vessels - Relationship with the sea and the fate of nations... Evolution of Navies and today's geopolotical environment...

58584
D'AMATO, Joseph (editor)
War Classics / AIRCRAFT CARRIERS, Vol. 3 No.4
$5.00 AUD

Modern Day Periodicals. New York. 1976. Vol. 3, No. 4, November 1976. 70 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 27.5 x 21

The Birth of the Aircraft Carrier. The U.S.S. Langley. ...

75479
DANA, Richard Henry
TWO YEARS BEFORE THE MAST
$5.00 AUD

Claremont Books. London. 1995. Paperback edition, in the Children's Classics series. 256 PP. Pictorial soft covers rubbed, light foxing, otherwise a good copy. 18 x 10.8. 9781854716385

A portrait of life at sea during the great days of sail.

46602
DARRIEUS, Amiral Henri & QUEGUINER, Capitaine de Vaisseau Jean
HISTORIQUE DE LA MARINE FRANCAISE (Novembre 1942 -Aôut 1945)
$20.00 AUD

Editions l'Ancre de Marine. St. Malo. 1994. 1st Ed. (2), VI, 335, (5) PP with tables, 1 facsimile of document, and 12 maps, plus 48 pages with 76 b/w illustrations (drawings, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15.5. 2905970804

The French Navy between 1942 (Anglo-American landing in North Africa) and 1945 (Victory - Japan).

13811
DAVIS, Charles G.
SHIPS OF THE PAST
$15.00 AUD

Bonanza. New York. c. 1977. 1st Bonanza reprint (a) of the 1929 original. Introduction by Irving R. Wiles. X, 170 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 38 pages with b/w photos & line drawings. Fp: Knockabout Fishing Schooner "Helen B. Thomas" of Boston. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise a very good copy. 28.2 x 21.7. 0517225492

36395
DAWLISH, Peter
THE SEA STORY OMNIBUS
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1956. Reprint of the 1956 original. 128 PP with b/w drawings, plus 4 colour plates. Fp: Arthur, incapable of movement, could only lie and stare downward. Pictorial boards, dj (price-clipped). Foxing, o/wise very good. 26 x 20.5.

Vivid pen pictures of ships and the rugged men who sail them. 6 stories and 8 articles and strip features for young adults.

40722
De BROSSARD, Contre-amiral (R)
HISTOIRE MARITIME DU MONDE (in 2 volumes)
$20.00 AUD

Editions France - Empire. Paris. 1974. 1st Ed. Volume I: 634, (4) PP with 16 maps (7 on double page) and 63 drawings by Léon Haffner and the author. Volume II: 698, (2) PP with 18 maps (4 on double page) and 58 drawings by Léon Haffner, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover. Spine sunned. Slight ageing of paper, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 19.2 x 14.

Maritime history of the world. Tome 1: de l'antiquite a Magellan. Tome 2: 5 siècles et l'ère nucléaire.

70249
DE HARTOG, Jan
CAPTAIN JAN - A Story of Ocean Tugboats
$25.00 AUD

Cleaver-Hume Press. London. 1952. 2nd impression in September 1952 of the September 1952 English edition. Edited and abridged from the 1940 Dutch original "Holland Glorie", by Carlos Peacock. 315 PP with 11 tail pieces. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Covers speckled on hinge of back cover. Offsetting of endpapers and foxing on outside edges and some pages. Very good reading copy. 22.8 x 15.5.

Adventures aboard the old tugboat "Jan van Gent".

67696
DE KORFF, M. Le Baron
HISTOIRES D'ALLEMAGNE, de Prusse, d'Autriche et de Suisse
$40.00 AUD

La Librairie Universelle. Paris. 1846. Reprint, in the "Le Monde, Histoire de tous les Peuples" series. VIII, 304, 168 PP (printed on 2 columns), plus 30 b/w plates (called for). Marbled endpapers and outside edges. Leather bound copy with decoration on front and back covers, gilt title and and raised bands on spine. Book prize plate on front endpaper. French text. A near fine copy. 21.7 x 14.

72584
DE LA FOUCHARDIERE & LAUBREAUX, Alin
AVENTURES COCASSES DE BOULOT AVIATEUR
$35.00 AUD

Albin Michel. Paris. 1931. 1st Ed. 251 , (3) PP. Hard cover, half morocco, marbled boards. gilt title and decoration on spine. Ageing and foxing of paper. Very good. 18 x 11.5.

Novel.

14385
DE LA VARENDE, Jean
CHERISH THE SEA - A History of Sail
$25.00 AUD

Sidgwick & Jackson. London. 1955. 1st English edition of the 1952 French original "La Navigation Sentimentale". XI, 348 PP with 170 technical sketches by author, plus 16 pages with 12 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patches and small chip at head of spine and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 22 x 15.

From the infancy of sail to the clippers, including the exotic (baggala, junk, .. zarook). An excellent copy of a scarce book.

59157
DE MONFREID, Henry
ILES ET CÔTES DE FRANCE
$55.00 AUD

Editions IMA. Paris. 1957. 1st Ed. 103, (1) PP with 58 b/w text illustrations and 51 colour illustrations tipped in. Fp (in colour): Le phare d'Armen, sentinelle avancée de la France Maritime. Hard cover, gilt title and decoration on front cover, gilt title on spine. Spine and top of front cover, sunned. Few foxing spots, o/wise near fine. 29 x 20.5.

67883
DE SEGUR, M. Le Comte
MEMOIRES OU SOUVENIRS ET ANECDOTES - Tome Premier
$75.00 AUD

Alexis Eymery, Libraire-Editeur. Paris. 1827. 3rd edition. (4), (2 pages facsimile of his writing, 1st November 1824), 473 PP, 3 (Lettre de M. Delacroix, 9th August 1825). Fp: Portrait "Le Comte de Ségur". Marbled endpapers and outside edges. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title "Mémories ou Souvenirs - Segur - Tom. I" on leather spine. Boards lightly rubbed. Bookplate of "Henry Corbet Singleton" pasted down on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. French text. Near fine. 21 x 13.

Vol. I: Youth ... then: the United States War of Independence (with La Fayette then Rochambeau).

67881
DE SENANCOUR
OBERMANN
$30.00 AUD

Charpentier & Cie, Libraires-Editeurs. Paris. 1874. New edition, with a preface by George Sand. (4), 452 PP. Marbled endpapers. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title and raised band on leather spine. Boards lightly rubbed. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Occasional pencil annotation and scoring. French text. Near fine. 18 x 12.

91 letters and 3 "fragments".

35676
DEAN, F. E.
MODERN SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Temple Press. London. 1953. 2nd edition of the 1949 original, in the Boys' Power and Speed Library series. 90 PP with 26 figures, plus 1 colour plate and 14 b/w plates with 48 photos. Fp (colour): Ship in dry dock. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Note on front endpaper, foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.

Planning the ship, building the hull... Big ships, cargo ships, special purpose ships.

22078
DEAN, Frederick E.
SHIPS OF THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Odhams. London. 1964. 1st English edition of the 1963 French original Bateaux d'Aujourd'hui by Jean Riverain. 64 PP with colour illustrations throughout. Title page: French Aircraft Carrier and tanker of Compagnie Navale des Pétroles. Pictorial laminated boards (France II) . Very good. Large format: 35.5 x 26.5.

18338
DELAGE, Edmond
CHRONIQUES DE LA MER
$10.00 AUD

Grasset. Paris. 1936. 1st Ed. 316 PP. Soft cover. Very good. French text. 18.7 x 12.

From Alexander the Great to Scapa Flow at the end of WWI.

61241
DESMARQUETS, Jean-Antoine-Samson
MEMOIRES CHRONOLOGIQUES POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE DIEPPE et a celle de la Navigation Françoise (in 2 volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Imprimerie Bertout & Amys du Vieux Dieppe. Luneray, Seine-Maritime, France. 1976. New edition of the 1785 original, with an introduction by Claude Feron. Limited & numbered edition (No. 0029). Volume I: (14), (XII), 480 PP, (2) with the Coat of Arms of Dieppe in 1782 on page (1), 1 portrait tipped in on page (XI), and 1 head piece on page 1, plus 4 b/w plates (3 of them folded) at rear of volume. Volume II, (6), 309 PP, (7) with 1 headpiece on page 1, the Coat of Arms of Dieppe on page (4), plus 4 b/w plates (1 of them folded). Soft covers, Coat of Arms on front cover, dj. Occasional foxing and few brownish stains on front outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 18 x 10.4.

48881
DIBNER, Martin
THE DEEP SIX
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1954. 1st Ed. (6), 282 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Offsetting of endpapers. Very good. 20.6 x 13.8.

Novel set on board the US Navy cruiser Atlantis during the Pacific War.

75287
DITTMAR, Gérald
ANTHOLOGIE DE LA COMMUNE DE PARIS DE 1871
$50.00 AUD

Editions Dittmar. Paris. 2005. 1st Ed. 471, (3) PP with 30 portraits. Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Fine. 24 x 15. 9782951919280

By 35 Communards.

11999
DUBOIS, H., HOCQUET, J.C. & VAUCHEZ, A. (editor)
HORIZONS MARINS - ITINERAIRES SPIRITUELS (V-XVIII SIECLES), Volume I: Mentalites et Societes
$40.00 AUD

Publications de la Sorbonne. Paris. 1987. 1st Ed. XVI, 344 PP with some b/w illust. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. French text. 24.5 x 16.5. 2859441417

Essays in honour of Michel Mollat, French specialist on the Middle-Age. Popular religion & devotion, the poor & pauperism, marginalization & social outcasts.

31958
DUBOSCLARD, Alain
HISTOIRE DE LA FEDERATION DES ALLIANCES FRANCAISES AUX ETATS-UNIS (1902-1997) - L'Alliance au Coeur
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1998. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 1 graph. Card cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738469965

L'Alliance Française / French Institute, first set up in 1902, and its cultural actions within the United States.

74911
DUCHE, Jean
THE GREAT TRADE ROUTES
$15.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York 1969. 1st UK Ed., in the International Library series. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust. Eps: Colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0001001132

From the days of barter through to the New World and the transport revolution of modern times.

69156
DUDSZUS, Alfred & KÖPCKE, Alfred
DAS GROSSE BUCH DER SCHIFFSTYPEN: Dampfschiffe, Motorschiffe, Meerestechnik
$25.00 AUD

Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft. Berlin. 1990. 1st edition. Volume 2. 320 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, plans, photos ...) and 60 colour plates. FEP: 21 sketches of paddle steamers. REP: 21 sketches of paddle boats. Cloth cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). German text. 30.5 x 24.7. 3344003747

69155
DUDSZUS, Alfred, HENRIOT, Ernest & KRUMREY, Friedrich
DAS GROSSE BUCH DER SCHIFFSTYPEN: Schiffe, Boote, Flösse unter Riemen und Segel
$25.00 AUD

Transpress Verlagsgesellschaft. Berlin. 1987. 1st edition. 252 PP with hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, plans, photos ...) and 53 colour plates. FEP: Schooners (I & II). REP: Clippers (I & II). Cloth cover, dj. Fine. German text. 30.5 x 24.7. 3613500582

11616
DUFF, Lt. Cmdr. Douglas V.
HEROES OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Thames Publishing. London. c.1948. 1st Ed. 126 PP printed on 2 columns with 9 head-pieces, 6 tail-pieces & 62 other b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates (all illust. by Wm. McDowell). Pictorial hard cover, cloth spine. Prize plate on front endpaper. Covers worn around edges, some foxing, o/wise good. 27 x 20.

Nine tales for young people: Capture on the high seas by defeated and unrepentent renegades of the Axis power, bent on revenge, etc. Stories set in the Red Sea, the Solomon Islands, the Caribbean, Antarctica.. Pleasant reading.

75657
DUFFY, M., FISHER, S, GREENHILL, B. ... (editors)
THE NEW MARITIME HISTORY OF DEVON, Volume I: From Early Times to the Late Eighteenth Century
$75.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press & University of Exeter. London. 1992. 1st Ed. Introduction by Michael Duffy and Joyce Youings. 256 PP with 14 maps, 62 tables and 217 figures in text. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25. 9780851776118

History of Navigation, by Alan Stimson. Shipbuilding, fishing, dockyards... Naval events, by J. D. Davies. Prince William's landing in Torbay, by J L Anderson ...

16054
DUNN, Laurence
THE BOOK OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1968. 1st Ed. in the Classics of Transportation series. 128 PP with b/w & colour illustrations by Tre Trycare artists & Gordon Macfie. Decorated title-page. FEP: A large Egyptian ship of 1600 B.C. REP: Modern vessel. Hard cover, decorated front cover. Near fine. Small format: 13.5 x 14.5.

From the Nordic Viking ship to modern passenger vessels. Attractive illustrations.

16076
DUNN, Laurence (compiler)
SHIPS, A Picture History
$10.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1971. Reprint of the 1970 original. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Great tea race of 1866 with Taeping and Ariel. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner inside front cover, o/wise fine. Oblong: 11.2 x 17.8. 0330028766

Story of ships, from the Egyptian boats made from papyrus to the HMS Ark Royal.

37330
DUNN, Laurence (Compiler)
SHIPS, A Picture History
$5.00 AUD

Piccolo / Pan Books. London. 1971. Reprint of the 1970 original. 160 PP with b/w illust. throughout. Pictorial card cover. Top corner of half title page clipped, o/wise very good. Oblong: 11.2 x 17.8. 0330028766

Story of ships, from Egyptian boats made from papyrus to HMS Ark Royal.

60640
DUNSFORD, Cathie
COWRIE
$5.00 AUD

Spinifex. Melbourne. 1994. 1st Australian edition. (6), 123 PP with text illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 1875559280

74492
DURANT, John and Alice
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AMERICAN SHIPS, On the High Seas and Inland Waters
$10.00 AUD

Castle Books. New York. 1953. 1st Ed. VIII, 312 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Small name label at top of FFEP. An otherwise very good clean copy. 28.5 x 22.

New World Landfalls, The Glory Days, Ebb Tide and Flood, ...

50070
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS
$10.00 AUD

Moonlight/Methuen. London. 1984. 1st English edition, translated and adapted from the 1983 French original by Sarah Matthews. 92 PP with colour illustrations by Tony Ross. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Small format. 18 x 11.5. 0907144705

51949
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS
$5.00 AUD

Moonlight/Methuen. London. 1984. 1st English edition, translated and adapted from the 1983 French original by Sarah Matthews. 92 PP with colour illustrations by Tony Ross. Laminated pictorial boards. Name blocked out and rubbed patch on front endpaper. Very good. Small format. 18 x 11.5. 0907144705

65762
DUVIC, G.-O.
SUFFREN ET LA CAMPAGNE DES INDES
$20.00 AUD

Librairie Larousse. Paris. 1952. 1st Ed. in "Contes et Gestes Héroiques" series. 144 PP with 58 b/w illustrations (head pieces, tail pieces, text), plus 4 plates with 4 colour illustrations. All illustrations by Maurice Toussaint. Hard cover, illustrated front. Copy lacking the free fly of front endpaper and with name of previous owner on half title page. French text. Very good. 19.5 x 14.2.

Anglo French wars in India and the Indian Ocean.

68367
DUYKER, Edward
A DICTIONARY OF SEA QUOTATIONS: From Ancient Egypt to the Present
$40.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 2007. 1st Ed. XXIV, 440 PP with 87 b/w illustrations including frontispiece and 27 headpieces. Hard covers with a small bump at top and bottom of spine, near fine dust jacket. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. A near fine copy. 24.8 x 18. 9780522857311

69745
DWYER, Philip
NAPOLEON - Passion, Death and Resurrection 1815 - 1840
$40.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2018. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 390, (4) PP with 1 map of St Helena (with location map) and 14 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 25 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781408891759

44362
DÖNITZ, Karl
DEUTSCHE STRATEGIE ZUR SEE IM ZWEITEN WELTKRIEG - Die Antworten des Grossadmirals auf 40 Fragen
$5.00 AUD

Bernard & Graefe. Frankfurt am Main. 1970. 1st German translation of the 1963 French original La Guerre en 40 Questions. 230, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. German text. 20.5 x 13. 3763751009

German strategy at sea during World War II, in 40 questions/answers.

73482
EDEY, Maitland A. & Editors Time-Life
THE SEA TRADERS
$20.00 AUD

Time-Life International (Netherlands). Amsterdam. 1981. 4th printing of the 1974 European English edition, in "The Emergence of Man" series. Introducton by Professor James B. Pritchard. 166 PP with tables, b/w illustrationsz (artworks, drawings, photos), and colour illustrations (including an artwok ondouble page) . Hard covers, illustrated front, cloth spine with gilt title. Fine. 26 x 23.2. 0705400603

75912
EINHARD, The Frank
THE LIFE OF CHARLEMAGNE
$20.00 AUD

The Folio Society. London. 1970 Reprint of the 1969 edition. Translated and with an introduction by Lewis Thorpe. 88 PP with 2 b/w illustrations (1 family tree of "The Carolingians", map on double page of "The Lands of the Franks, inherited by Charlemagne and Carloman", and 17 plates in colour). Fp: Equestrian bronze statue of Charlemagne. Eps: cipher of Charlemagne. Hard cover with gilt cipher of Charlemagne on front board and gilt title on spine. Fine and in a near fine plain slipcase. 26 x 16.5.

58351
ELDRIDGE, F.B.
THE BACKGROUND OF EASTERN SEA POWER
$5.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1945. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. (10), 386 PP with 2 drawings and 16 sketches of ships and 20 sketch maps, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Action between Centurion & Neustra Senhora del Caba Donga (tipped in). Eps: Pacific Ocean with routes of Drake, Anson, Mendana, Magellan. Hard cover. Ex library copy with stamps and cloth cover covering original covers. Good reading / working copy. 21 x 14.

The history of the development of sea power in both the Indian & Pacific Oceans.

68449
ELDRIDGE, F.B.
THE BACKGROUND OF EASTERN SEA POWER
$10.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1945. 1st Ed. Foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. (10), 386 PP with 2 drawings and 16 sketches of ships and 20 sketch maps, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w illustrations. Fp: Action between Centurion & Neustra Senhora del Caba Donga (tipped in). Eps: Pacific Ocean with routes of Drake, Anson, Mendana, Magellan. Hard cover. Stamps of State Library of Tasmania & The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum on front endpaper, and title page. Freefly of rear endpaper trmmed. Very good reading / working copy. 21 x 14.

The history of the development of sea power in both the Indian & Pacific Oceans.

53818
ELLACOTT, S. E.
THE STORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1971. Reprint of the 1958 enlarged second edition (1952 original). (4), 84 PP with over 80 drawings by the author. Pictorial hard cover. Very good. 21.5 x 17. 0416542107

36555
ELLIOTT, Colin
MARITIME HERITAGE - The story of Britain's preserved historic ships and where to see them
$5.00 AUD

Tops'l Books / Maritime Trust. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 53 b/w photos. Title page: seamanship training aboard the Foudroyant. Inside back cover: barge Cambria. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 18.5. 0906397073

72468
ELLIOTT, Peter
ALLIED ESCORT SHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, A Complete Survey
$80.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition. 575 PP with tables, drawings, plans & 292 b/w photos. Title spread: Escort at speed in a choppy sea. Hard cover, dj. Front endpaper with bookplate and Ex Libris stamp and bookplate of previous owners. Cover of dust jacket with a small chip. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0870218018

Allied escort ships built during WWII and used in anti-submarine, anti-aircraft, surface and assault operations. Royal Navy, Royal Canadian Navy, Royal Australian Navy, Royal Indian Navy, Royal New Zealand Navy, South African Naval Forces and United States Navy.

30750
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
A PICTURE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hulton Press. London. 1957. 1st Ed., in the Hulton's Picture Histories series. 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illust. Title page: Launching. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover and spine, dj. (price clipped). Dust jacket with pieces missing at top and bottom of spine, o/wise a fine copy. 28.6 x 22.

30751
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
A PICTURE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Hulton Press. London. 1957. 1st Ed., in the Hulton's Picture Histories series. 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illust. Title page: Launching. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover and spine. Cloth cover badly speckled, internally very good. 28.6 x 22.

49384
ELLIS, C. Hamilton
SHIPS. A Pictorial History from Noah's Ark to the U. S. S. United States
$15.00 AUD

Peebles Press. New York. 1974. 1st US edition of "A Picture History of Ships". 16 PP, plus 154 pages with 406 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The United States Frigate Constellation. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 28.2 x 22. 0856900079

75723
EVANS, Andy & RENSHAW, Andy
The Douglas A-1 SKYRAIDER - A Comprehensive Guide
$40.00 AUD

SAM Publications. London. 2019. Limited Edition (reprint). No. 33 in the MDF series. 168 PP with b/w and colour illustrations including artworks by Andy Evans and photographs by Andy Renshaw, plus 2 large fold-out plans at rear of book. Pictorial stiff covers with light wear, otherwise fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781999661663

40660
FABERON, Jean-Yves (editor)
LA MER OUTRE-MER
$25.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed. 448 PP. Soft cover. French text. Light foxing on top edge, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747505197

20 papers presented at a seminar on "The Sea, Overseas", held at Montpellier in March 2000 by the Institut de Droit d'Outre-Mer (Overseas Law Institute). Law, Sea and Custom in the Pacific... France in the Pacific Ocean... History and international relations in the Indian Ocean... Fishing in the Southern Ocean and Antarctica...

34838
FANSLER BEHRMAN, Cynthia
VICTORIAN MYTHS OF THE SEA
$20.00 AUD

Ohio University Press. Athens, Ohio. 1977. 1st Ed. X, 188 PP. Fp: Rear-Admiral Sir Horatio Nelson. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0821403516

The English Romance with the sea. The English sense of History. The myths of Islandhood... The English Seaman... Heroism and the Myth of Nelson...

38728
FARBROTHER, Robina (editor)
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 152 PP with 42 colour and 180 b/w illust. Title spread: fishing trawlers. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing on some pages and outside edges. Very good. 28.3 x 21.

The age of sail, by R.J. Collins. Life-boats, by Patrick Howarth... Ships in exploration, by George Naish... The Royal Fleet, by William Shakespeare.

40494
FARRERE, Claude
NAVIRES
$15.00 AUD

Flammarion. Paris. 1936. 1st ed.ition in Voir et Savoir series. 64 PP with 127 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Browning of outside edges. Dedicatory note "à Maurice Charny" signed by the author on page 3. Fine. French text. 26.2 x 18.7.

Ships across the ages.

60495
FARRERE, Claude
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE FRANCAISE - en XII fascicules (in 12 Parts)
$30.00 AUD

Flammarion. Paris. 1934. 1st Ed. 12 issues for 384 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 4 pages (subtitle page and title page) and 12 frontispieces. Pictorial soft covers. Spines of most of the issues are rubbed. French text. A near fine set. 28 x 22.

I - Notre première Marine. II: Marins du moyen age. ... XI: Le Dix-Neuvième Siècle. XII: Aujourd'hui et Demain.

41624
FERGUSSON, Bernard
CAPTAIN JOHN NIVEN
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 127 PP. Title page: Sketch-map of New Zealand. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing, light musty smell, o/wise a good copy. 21.5 x 14. 0001921487

Biographical novel. Shipwrecked on Motu Uira, south of the South Island of New Zealand.

74287
FEVYER, W. H. & WILSON, J. W.
THE 1914 STAR TO THE ROYAL NAVY & ROYAL MARINES
$20.00 AUD

The Naval & Military Press. London. 1995. 1st Ed. VI, 254 PP with 1 plate with "Naming on the 1914 Star" and 1 table. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 29.7 x 21. 9781897632345

49064
FIELD, Col. Cyril
THE MASTERY OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Blackie & Son. London. 1929. 1st Ed., in the Enterprise Library series. 239 PP with 35 b/w illustrations, plus 24 b/w plates. Fp: H. M. S. Hood. Cloth cover, illustration on front cover and spine. Few fleck marks on covers, o/wise very good. 19 x 13.5.

72377
FINCH, Dr. Lynette
DARK ANGEL: Propaganda in Modern Warfare
$35.00 AUD

Circa / Melbourne Publishing Group. Melbourne. 2006. 1st Ed. XVI, 203 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Dedicatory note on half title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21.5 x 14. 9780975780268

44078
FISHER-BLANCHET, Inez & LARA, Oruno D.
CAPITAINE DE VAISSEAU MORTENOL - Croisières et Campagnes de Guerre 1882-1915
$40.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. & Centre de Recherche Caraïbes-Amériques. Paris, 2001. 1st Ed. 442, (2) PP with tables, plus 52 pages with 5 maps and 47 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747515540

French naval officer of West Indian origin, born in Guadeloupe, and his career in the French Navy. Actions in West Africa, Madagascar, the Indian Ocean, Indochina... Between 1915 and 1919, in charge of the Anti Aircraft defence of Paris...

75752
FITZSIMONS, Peter
VICTORY AT VILLERS-BRETONNEUX - Why a French Town will Never Forget the ANZACS
$25.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2016. 1st Ed. XX, 737 PP with b/w illustrations: 2 sketch plans of British and German tanks and 44 maps, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.8 9781742759524

74753
FORESTER, C. S.
Mr. MIDSHIPMAN HORNBLOWER
$5.00 AUD

Penguin / Michael Joseph. London. 1965. Reprint of the 1956 Penguin edition. 253, (3) PP. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Faint foxing. Very good. 18 x 11.

Novel. Captain Hornblower.

74754
FORESTER, C. S.
HORNBLOWER GOES TO SEA
$5.00 AUD

Penguin / Michael Joseph. London. 1969. Reprint of the 1963 in the Peacock Book series. Selection by G. P. Griggs. 187, (4) PP with b/w illustrations by Geoffrey Whittam. Fp: Soames standing up in the sternsheet... Pictorial stiff covers. Occasional foxing. Very good. 20.2 x 13.7.

42999
FORSSELL, Henry, TOIVONEN, Pekka et al.
THE BOAT COLLECTION OF THE MARITIME MUSEUM OF FINLAND / THE EARLY STAGES OF THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY IN OSTROBOTHNIA (in The Maritime Museum of Finland, Annual Report)
$10.00 AUD

Section for Maritime History, National Board of Antiquities of Finland. Helsinki. 1983. Annual Report 1982-1983. 24 PP with 16 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.5.

64604
FOSTER, Leonie, SYME, Martin, NICHOLSON, Ian ...
MARITIME HISTORY SOURCES AND VICTORIAN COLLECTIONS
$30.00 AUD

Victorian Branch, Australian Association for Maritime History. Melbourne. c. 1987. 1st Ed. (1), 37 PP (typescript). Soft cover with title on front protected by clear plastic sheet and spiral bound. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.5.

Some papers from the seminar held on 14th November 1987, at the Royal Society of Victoria: A Review of the sources of Maritime History in Victoria, their availability and limitations, for historians, genealogists and students of the Sea.

59341
FRANCIS, Clare & TUTE, Warren
THE COMMANDING SEA
$10.00 AUD

BBC & Pelham Books. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 280 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0720713072

The edge of the unknown, the world encompassed by discoverers, cargoes and evolution of the ships, sea power, harvests, from oil to aquaculture.

74817
FRANCIS, Clare & TUTE, Warren
THE COMMANDING SEA
$15.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1981. BCA reprint of the 1981 original (BBC & Pelham Books) . 280 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5.

Six Voyages of Discovery. The edge of the unknown, the world encompassed by discoverers, cargoes and evolution of the ships, sea power, harvests, from oil to aquaculture.

75828
FRANCIS, Clare & TUTE, Warren
THE COMMANDING SEA
$15.00 AUD

BBC & Pelham Books. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 280 PP, profusely illustrated. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0720713072

The edge of the unknown, the world encompassed by discoverers, cargoes and evolution of the ships, sea power, harvests, from oil to aquaculture.

70646
FREEMAN, John
THE COASTS OF BRITAIN
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour photos; Hard covers, dj. Small chip at lower part of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 30.5 x 23.5. 0861242173

56111
FRIEDENBERG, Zachary B.
MEDICINE UNDER SAIL
$25.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis, Maryland. 2002. 1st printing. IX, (3), 172, (3) PP, plus 16 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 01557502978

Study by a surgeon tracing the history of medicine under sail and chronicles attempts by "sea surgeons" to surmount overwhelming barriers to treat injuries and disease ... Highlights some of the worst shipboard problems: scurvy, beriberi, typhus & tropical fevers.

36705
FRITH, Henry
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION - A brief record of Maritime Discovery from the earliest times to the 18th Century
$15.00 AUD

Ward, Lock and Co. London. c. 1900. 1st Ed.? VIII, 312 PP with head pieces, tail pieces and text illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Columbus on his first voyage. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing with spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note dated 1901 on FFEP, otherwise very good. 19.5 x 13.

65318
GALDOS, Benito Pérez
ZUMALACARREGUI
$5.00 AUD

Libreria y Casa Editorial Hernando. Madrid. 1995. New edition, Historia 16 - Caja de Madrid. 231 PP with b/w illustrations (headpieces and tailpieces). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spanish text. Very good. 19 x 12.

11605
GANN, Ernest
TWILIGHT FOR THE GODS
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 256 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. Image shows title-page. 20.7 x 14.

Novel : 1927 voyage from Suva to Manzanillo of the barquentine Cannibal, forced call in Honolulu after the vessel shipped water leaving Suva.

44228
GANN, Ernest
TWILIGHT FOR THE GODS
$5.00 AUD

Readers Book Club. Melbourne. 1959. Reprint of the 1956 original published by Hodder and Stoughton. 271 PP. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 19 x 12.7.

Novel : 1927 voyage from Suva to Manzanillo of the barquentine Cannibal, forced call in Honolulu after the vessel shipped water leaving Suva.

75111
GARDER, Michel
A HISTORY OF THE SOVIET ARMY
$10.00 AUD

Pall Mall Press Ltd. London. 1966. 1st UK edition. Translated from the 1959 French original. VI, 226 PP. Hard covers, dj. Ex Library copy with neat stamps on endpapers and title page. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. A very good clean reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

October Revolution to the fall of Khrushchev on 14th October 1964.

75634
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
CONWAY'S HISTORY OF THE SHIP (set of 12 Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995 & 1996. Edition limited to 2000 hand numbered copies (This set No. 1065). Set of 12 volumes for a total of 2378 pages, with hundreds of illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 30.2 x 25.2.

The Earliest Ships, by Arne Emil Christensen. The Age of the Galley, by Professor John Morrison. Cogs, Caravels and Galleons, by Professor Richard W. Unger. The Line of Battle, by Brian Lavery. The Heyday of Sail, by Dr Philip Bosscher. The Advent of Steam, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Steam Steel & Shellfire, by Dr Andrew Lambert. Sail's Last Century, by Dr Basil Greenhill. Eclipse of the Big Gun, by David K Brown. The Golden Age of Shipping, by Ambrose Greenway. Navies in the Nuclear Age, by Dr Norman Friedman. The Shipping Revolution, by Alastair Couper.

67829
GARDNER, John
SAILING SHIPS PRIVATEERS: English "Golden Hind", 1579 - Dutch "De Vlissinger", 1782 - American "Prince de Neufchatel", 1814 - Swedish "Neptunus", 1714 - Danish "Mandal", 1808.
$15.00 AUD

Hempel's Marine Paints. London. c. 1980. 5 "Frameable" prints in colour by John Gardner. Fine. Oblong format: 28 x 42.

5 Privateers in the Age of Sail.

55464
GARRETT, W. E.
ALASKA MARINE HIGHWAY: Ferry Route to the North (In National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1965. Volume 127, No.6, June 1965. Contains article between P.776 and 819 with 2 maps & 47 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.2 x 17.4.

On board the ferry Malaspina.

71595
GARROS, Louis
NEY, Le Brave des Braves
$20.00 AUD

Amiot-Dumont. Paris. 1955. 1st edition in "Présence de l'Histoire" series. 304 PP. Soft cover, green front cover, with white illustration and title in blind. Ageing of paper and foxing on outside edges. Very good. French text. 22.7 x 14.2

Marshall of the Second French Empire and close friend of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.

34841
GENZMER, Felix
GERMANISCHE SEEFAHRT UND SEEGELTUNG
$15.00 AUD

F. Bruckmann. München, Germany. 1944. 1st Ed. VIII, 377 PP with 4 family trees and 73 figures (7 maps and 66 drawings). Hard cover. Ageing of paper (war economy), stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. German text in Gothic script. Near fine. Rare. 21.2 x 14.

Teutonic history of early navigation, exploration and sea-power (Viking period).

49224
GIBBARD JACKSON, G.
THE BOOK OF THE SHIP
$10.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London. c. 1927. 1st Ed. VIII, 248 PP, plus 14 colour plates and 32 b/w plates with 51 illustrations. Fp (in colour): Launch of the Great Britain in 1839. Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed at hinges and on the edges. Hinge of front cover split on 5 cms. Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 23 x 15.5.

49228
GIBBARD JACKSON, G.
THE SHIP UNDER STEAM
$10.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston & Co. Ltd. London. 1927. 1st Ed. 262 PP, plus 24 b/w plates with 47 b/w illustrations. Fp: H.M.S. Opal, a wartime destroyer at speed. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Light offsetting of endpapers. Near fine. 22.2 x 15.2.

64122
GIBSON BOWLES, Thomas
SEA LAW AND SEA POWER, as they would be affected by recent proposals; with reasons against those proposals
$90.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1910. 1st Ed. XVI, 296 PP with tables. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and a sunned spine, top edge gilt. Front endpaper with Ingleton bookplate and Thomas Welsby bookplate with his signature. Ingleton No: 10953. Foxing. Very good. 22.5 x 14.5.

Thomas Welsby: Maritime historian from Queensland.

49851
GIBSON, Charles, DUNN, Lawrence, FISHER, John & NIGHTINGALE, Geoffrey
EAGLE BOOK OF SHIPS AND BOATS
$10.00 AUD

Hulton Press. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Passenger ship arriving in port. Blue hard cover, device on front. Spine sunned. Name of previous owner on inside front cover and front endpaper. Very good. 26.7 x 21.

The Royal Navy. The Merchant Navy (ocean freighter, tanker...). Safety at sea. Sailing...

51119
GIDLEY, Charles
THE RAGING OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 543 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.5. 0233976477

Novel. Royal Navy and Naval life at sea.

70419
GILKERSON, William
ULTIMATE VOYAGE: A Book of Five Mariners
$10.00 AUD

Shambhala Publications, Inc. Boston. 1998. 1st edition. (10), 314 PP with line drawings by the author (vignette on title page, headpieces, endpieces and text illustrations). Fp (in colour): " Vessle" swept gloriously along the waterfront, by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Top corner slightly bumped. Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 1570624615

A seafaring tale.

17627
GILLMER, Thomas
A HISTORY OF WORKING WATERCRAFT OF THE WESTERN WORLD
$20.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine, USA. 1994. 2nd edition of the 1974 original Working Watercraft. XII, 276 PP with 302 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 19.2. 007023616X

Their origins - Northern European watercraft - Traditional working boats of the British Islands - Mediterranean boats: lineage and style - The Iberian influence - The North American maritime heritage.

47978
GODDARD, David
WORKING BOATS OF THE WORLD: The Boats of the International Sailing Craft Association (ISCA) & Illustrated Boat Guide "Exeter Maritime Museum of Boats"
$25.00 AUD

Exeter Maritime Museum. Exeter. 1987. February 1987 edition. 37 PP with 29 figures (18 b/w & 11 colour), 15 b/w and 21 colour photos. Inside front cover: plan of Exeter. Pictorial soft cover. Plus the "ilustrated Boat guide", 16 pages with 117 b/w illustrations. Fine set. Oblong: 17.5 x 21.5.

18208
GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George
SAILING SHIPS AND SAILING CRAFT
$5.00 AUD

Bantam. New York. 1971. Reprint of the 1970 US edition by Grosset & Dunlap. 159 PP with colour illustrations by Bill Robertshaw. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 18 x 11.

From ancient world to clippers and windjammers, working boats and pleasure yachts.

45709
GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George
SAILING SHIPS AND SAILING CRAFT
$10.00 AUD

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

From ancient world to clippers and windjammers, working boats and pleasure yachts.

73925
GOLDSMITH-CARTER, George
SAILING SHIPS AND SAILING CRAFT
$15.00 AUD

Grosset & Dunlap. New York. 1970. 1st US edition in "The Grosset All-Color Guide" series. 159, (2 publications) PP with colour illustrations by Bill Robertshaw. Pictorial hard covers. Stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good. 21 x 14.3.

From ancient world to clippers and windjammers, working boats and pleasure yachts.

45644
GONIK, Miron & VAIRO, Carlos Pedro
USHUAIA, SU MUSEO MARITIMO - Etnografia Maritima & Arqueologia Naval / Maritime Ethnography and Naval Archaeology
$35.00 AUD

Zagier & Urruty. Ushuaia. 2000. 1st bilingual edition. 190 PP with b/w illustrations (line drawings, plans, sketches and photos). Copy signed by Carlos Pedro Vairo and with stamp of the Museo Maritimo de Ushuaia, Fin del Mundo, Tierra del Fuego on title page. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Spanish and English text. 28 x 20. 1879568713

The Maritime Museum of Ushuaia. Models in the museum. Ethnography and archaeology: The Hull. The sails... Notes on primitive water transport...

45340
GORDON, John Steele
A THREAD ACROSS THE OCEAN - The Heroic Story of the Transatlantic Cable
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. London. 2002. 1st paperback edition. XIV, (2), 239 PP with 43 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, maps and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 21.6 x 13.3. 0743231279

50864
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1953. 5th impression in June 1953 of the February 1953 original. 219 PP. Hard cover. Some foxing. Near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.

Novel. On board the Lotus, trampship (carrying 30 passengers) of the Fathom Steamship Company.

50932
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AT LARGE
$5.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1955. 3rd impression in November 1955 of the October 1955 original. 208 PP. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 13.5.

Novel.

50996
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AND SON
$5.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1959. 1st Ed. 190 PP. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 13.5.

Novel.

69500
GORDON, Richard
DOCTOR AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1954. 15th impression (December 1954) of the February 1953 original. 219 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 20.5 x 13.5.

Novel. On board the Lotus, trampship (carrying 30 passengers) of the Fathom Steamship Company.

74196
GORDON, Yefim & KOMISSAROV, Sergey
ILYUSHIN IL-2 AND IL-10 SHTURMOVIK
$30.00 AUD

The Crowood Press. Marlborough, UK. 2004. 1st edition in the "Crowood Aviation Series". Introduction by Sergey Vladimirovich Ilyushin. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.5.. 9781861266255

At the end of WWII, 42 330 of these planes had been built.

17262
GORE, Rick
THE MEDITERRANEAN, Sea of Man's Fate [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 162, No.6]
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1982. December 1982. Contains article P. 694 to 737 with 2 maps, 2 bw & 4 colour illust., and 36 colour photos plus folded double map of the Mediterranean sea (historic & sea floor). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Contains two articles: the buried city of Herculaneum on the slope of Vesuvius and the Lost Outpost of the Egyptian Empire at Gaza.

19345
GOULD, Alan
THE MAN WHO STAYED BELOW
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 201 PP. Illustrated end papers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207148910

A novel based on the voyage of a 16 year old apprentice on the wool clipper Emilia Denholm from Melbourne to London, via Cape Horn.

11988
GREENE, Nathanael
CRISIS AND DECLINE, The French Socialist Party in the Popular Front Era
$15.00 AUD

Cornell University Press. Ithaca, New York. 1969. 1st Ed. XV, (3), 361 PP with 13 tables, 8 pages with 9 b/w photos. Fp: Léon Blum. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

The split between the pacifist and the advocate of a strong stand against the growing fascism.

30335
GREENHILL, Basil
THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THE MERCHANT SAILING SHIP 1815-1965
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed., Volume 7 in The Ship series edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 45 plates. FEP: 7 plans of Square rig. REP: 9 plans of Fore and Aft rig. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903177

72304
GREENHILL, Basil
ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE BOAT - A New Introductory Study
$25.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. 1976. 1st Ed., with introduction by Professor W. F. Grimes. 320 PP with 213 b/w illustrations (photos & line drawings). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. No dust jacket. Fine. 25.2 x 19. 0713616458

Evolution of boats and ship-building, covering the 4 main roots of boat-building: raft, skin boats, bark boats and dug-outs.

62078
GREENHILL, Basil & GIFFARD, Ann
WESTCOUNTRYMEN IN PRINCE EDWARD'S ISLE, A Fragment of the Great Migration
$25.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1967. 1st UK Ed. 248 PP with 36 b/w plates, 3 maps & 1 drawing in text. Hard cover, dust jacket (price-clipped). Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 0715341669

The development of trade between Britain and North America and Canada. An interesting study of maritime industrial history and the ventures of the Devon merchants in the colony of Prince Edward Island.

40490
GREENPEACE
THE RAINBOW WARRIOR
$10.00 AUD

Greenpeace Australia. Adelaide. 1993. Wall chart (59 x 82 cms) with 1 map of Australia, 1 plan of Rainbow Warrior and 15 colour photos. Fine. Folded size: 29.5 x 21.

On the Rainbow Warrior tour of Australia in 1993.

46460
GREENWICH
LONDON BOROUGH OF GREENWICH OFFICIAL GUIDE
$10.00 AUD

London Borough of Greenwich / Ed. J. Burrow. London. c. 1975. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 1 map, 6 colour illustrations, 22 b/w photos, and over 42 pages of advertisements. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Near fine. 24.8 x 18.5.

71589
GREGOR, Hugh
ADVENTURE AT SEA - THE TREASURE SEEKERS
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1974. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the "Adventure at Sea" collection. No pagination, 16 PP with b/w illustrations by Brian Roll and Terry Hand, plus 8 pages (stiff) for the pre-cut colour model of the Golden Hind. Inside front cover: Introduction by Peter Ridgway "Lone Atlantic Oarsman". Inside back cover: "How to build the model of Golden Hind.. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21 333171225

Exploring the Unknown - Traders & Settlers ... Discovering a Southern World: Abel Tasman, William Dampier, Cook.

68789
GREGORY, Barry & BATCHELOR, John
AIRBORNE WARFARE 1918-1945
$10.00 AUD

Phoebus. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, plans, sketches, maps and photos). Fp (in colour): The face of Blitzkrieg. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0702600539

45328
GRIFFITH, Paddy
THE ULTIMATE WEAPONRY
$10.00 AUD

Blitz Editions. Enderby, UK. 1995. Reprint of the 1991 original published by Sidgwick & Jackson. 217, (7 bibliography & index) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 22. 1856052893

The most lethal conventional firepower in the world.

74925
GRIFFITHS, Tim
ENDURANCE
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2015. 1st Ed. (6), 354, (8) PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.4. 9781760111540

Novel on the life of Frank Hurley: Australian Hero, adventurer, photographer and explorer

67816
GUERIN, Jacques / TAJAN, Jacques
BIBLIOTHEQUE JACQUES GUERIN - Huitième Partie: Rimbaud et Lautréamont
$25.00 AUD

Etude Tajan / Drouot-Montaigne. Paris. 1998. Catalogue "Vente aux Enchères", 17 Novembre 1998. 100, (8) PP with b/w and colour photos by Jean-Yves et Nicolas Dubois. Soft cover, title on front board. French text. Fine. 28.5 x 22.

Experts - Autographes: Michel Castaing & Maryse Castaing, Librairie Charavay. Livres et Photographies: Dominique Courvoisier, Librairie Giraud-Badin.

74027
GUIFFAN, Jean
HISTOIRE DE L'ANGLOPHOBIE EN FRANCE, de Jeanne d'Arc à la vache folle
$30.00 AUD

Terre de Brume Editions. Rennes. 2004. 1st ED. 280, (2) PP with 100 b/w illustrations (cartoons, drawings, engravings newspaper clippings, photos), plus 8 plates with 12 colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. French text. Near fine. 24.3 x 14.5. 9782843622298

37448
GUILLEUX la ROËRIE, Louis
NAVIRES ET MARINS - de la Rame a l'Helice (two volumes bound into one)
$100.00 AUD

Librairie Rombaldi. Paris. 1946. 2nd edition of the 1930 original. Vol. I: (4), 280, (4) PP with 200 b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour and 16 b/w plates. Vol. II: 412 PP with 332 b/w illustrations, plus 5 colour and 16 b/w plates. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Ingleton book plate on front endpaper. Obituary note pasted down on rear endpaper. Near fine. Scarce. French text. 22.7 x 22.

46729
GUIOT, Capitaine de Vaisseau (R) Pierre
LE PRINCE DE JOINVILLE ET LA MARINE DE SON TEMPS
$30.00 AUD

Musée de la Marine. Paris. 1953. 1st edition, with a preface in French by Amiral Lacaze (with Portuguese translation). 108, (30 advertisements) PP with 67 b/w illustrations, plus 1 folded plate with 3 genealogical trees. Fp: L'Amiral Prince de Joinville. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 27 x 21.

Catalogue of an exhibition held November 1953 to February 1954: French navy during the reign of Louis-Philippe 1, King of the French.

43723
GUTTRIDGE, Leonard F.
MUTINY - A History of Naval Insurrection
$5.00 AUD

Berkley Book. New York. 2002. Paperback edition of the 1992 original. X, (2), 318 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 0425183211

The many faces of mutiny: from the famous Bounty mutiny to the Potemkin, the problems in the USN during the Vietnam War and the peace movement, the USSR fleet & the Frigate Storozhevoy in 1973 ...

69993
HACKFORTH-JONES, Gilbert
ONE-ONE-ONE, Stories of the Navy
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1943. January 1943 reprint of the October 1942 original. 223, (1 publications) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped and plastic protected). Covers with a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 19 x 13.

75140
HADAS, Moses
IMPERIAL ROME
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life International. Amsterdam. 1966. 1st International edition in the "Great Ages of Man" series, of the 1965 US original. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated front board, cloth spine. Fine. 27.3 x 22.

43159
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA
$20.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1937. 1st Ed. VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Cloth cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

47017
HADFIELD, Robert L.
MUTINY AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Earl M. Coleman. New York. 1979. Facsimile reprint of the 1938 original, in the Seafaring Men: Their Ships and Times series. (4), VIII, 246 PP, plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: An East Indiaman Earl Balcarres. Eps: Map of North East Canada / USA. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.5. 0930576276

37894
HAFFNER, L.
A L'ASSAUT DES OCEANS
$20.00 AUD

Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Critique. Paris. 1936. 1st Ed., in Bibliotheque d'Histoire Politique, Militaire et Navale. 346, 6 PP with 235 drawings by the author. Rebacked copy. Modern binding retaining original soft cover. Near fine. French text. 23.3 x 15.

The Conquest of the Oceans: from the outrigger canoe to the Normandie.

46793
HAFFNER, L.
A L'ASSAUT DES OCEANS
$40.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut. Paris. 2001. New edition of the 1936 original, with a different iconography. 180 PP with drawings and colour illustrations by the author. Hard cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30.5 x 24.5. 2914622015

Conquest of the Oceans: evolution of ships, seamanship, navigation methods....

71920
HAINE, Edgar A.
MUTINY ON THE HIGH SEAS
$25.00 AUD

Cornwall Books. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. 135 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, engravings, paintings and photos). Title page: Drake's ship Golden Hind. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A near fine copy. 28.6 x 22. 0845347853

Over 60 of them: Golden Hind of Drake in June 1578 to the De Zeven Provincien mutiny.

65929
HALL, James B.
THE REALM OF FICTION - 65 Short Stories
$10.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill, Inc. New York. 1970. 2nd edition. XIV, (2), 528 PP. Cloth cover, title in red lettering on front board and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 23.5 x 16.

37052
HAMILTON-PATERSON, James
THE GREAT DEEP - The Sea and its Thresholds
$20.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1992. 1st US edition. (14), 300, (4) PP with 7 b/w illust. on full page. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5.

Charts and naming - Islands and boundaries - Reefs and seeing - Wrecks and death... Pirates and nomads (in the Sulu Archipelago).

64775
HAMLYN, Paul
THE ADVENTURE OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

The Hamlyn Publishing Group. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 80 PP with colour illustrations by Istituto Geografico de Agostini. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with closed tears (repaired). Occasional foxing. Very good. 30.2 x 23.

Ships of all ages. Well illustrated.

75482
HAMPSHIRE, A. Cecil
THEY CALLED IT ACCIDENT
$100.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing on outside edges. Ex- library copy with number at foot of spine of dust jacket, and stamps on front endpaper, half title page and title page and lending slip pasted down on rear endpaper. A very good and clean reading copy. Scarce. 24 x 15.2.

The untold mystery of the destruction of HMS Natal, 30th December 1915 while at anchor in Cromarty Firth.

22142
HANDY, Amy
THE GOLDEN AGE OF SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Todtri. New York. 1996. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 90 b/w & colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing on first and last few pages, o/wise very good. 31.5 x 22.5. 1880908891

The magic of sail, the seafaring life, trade routes and merchantmen, the romance and terror of the sea: around Cape Horn, shipwrecks and storms at sea, great maritime battles. The arrival of the age of steam.

32371
HANLEY, James
THE LAST VOYAGE and other stories
$10.00 AUD

Harvill Press. London. 1997. 1st edition, in a combined form of 5 short-stories published in 1930 and 1931, with an introduction by Alan Ross. XIV, 271 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 1860463169

Life at sea...

73952
HARCOURT BURRAGE, E.
THE VANISHED YACHT
$10.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons , Ltd. London. c. 1925. Reprint. (VIII), 358, (10 publications) PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp. Cloth covers, title and illustration on front cover and spine. Prize plate (1929) on front endpaper. Light foxing. Very good. 19.4 x 14.

74641
HARDY, A. C.
YOU AND YOUR SHIPS - A Guide to Merchant Navy Power
$25.00 AUD

Nicholson and Watson. London. 1942. 1st edition with the preface of the 1939 edition of "Ships at Work". 159 PP with b/w illustrations: family tree of ships that work, 17 head pieces, text drawings (inclusing cut-aways, maps, silouhettes, sketches ...). Fp: A Cargo Liner seen from inside. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and worn. War economy paper. A very good copy of a scarce item. 17.8 x 11.5.

A WWII, shorter version of "Ships at Work", published when the Merchant Marine became Merchant Navy.

14335
HARDY, A. C. (editor)
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

Odhams Press. London. c. 1950. 1st Ed. 384 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover. Spine sunned and split at hinge (repaired). Internally very good. 25 x 18.5.

From log to luxury liner: construction, propulsion, dry-docking; various & adapted types of ships: fishing, cable-laying, etc..

34785
HARTMAN, Tom
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF SHIPS AND SHIPPING - Facts & Feats
$15.00 AUD

Guinness Superlatives Limited. Enfield, UK. 1983. 1st Ed. 265 PP with tables, 26 colour and 200 b/w illustrations (maps, engravings, paintings & photos). Fp: Submarines passing the Dreadnought. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 17.8. 0851122698

Experiment and exploration. Warships and warfare. Trade and transport. Distress and disaster.

74292
HASKEW, Michael E.
ARTILLERY, Compared and Contrasted
$20.00 AUD

Hinkler Books Pty. Ltd. Melbourne. 2008. 1st Australian edition of the UK original. 224 PP with over 200 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: British L118 Light Gun. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 29.7. 9781741819908

51970
HATCHER, Victor
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN
$15.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1972. 1st Australian edition. No pagination, 32 PP with colour illustrations by the author. FEP: Map of the Mediterranean Sea with 8 ships. REP: 9 Mediterranean ships. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 29.5. 01950169

For young people.

51978
HATCHER, Victor
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS OF THE SOUTH PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1969. 1st Australian edition. No pagination, 32 PP with colour illustrations by the author. FEP: Map of the South Pacific with 9 traditional ships. REP: 11 sailing ships. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 29.5.

For young people.

72759
HATTENDORF, John B. (editor)
THE OXFORD ENCYCLOPEDIA OF MARITIME HISTORY (in 4 Volumes)
$275.00 AUD

Oxford University Press, Inc. New York. 2007. 1st Ed. Volume 1: XXIV, (2), 677 PP with 4 tables and b/w illustrations: 25 maps and 101 drawings, paintings and photos. Volume 2: (6), 722 with 2 tables and b/w illustrations: 16 maps and 111 drawings, paintings and photos. Volume 3: (6), 715 PP with 2 tables and b/w illustrations: 15 maps and 108 drawings, paintings and photos. Volume 4: (6), 722 PP with 5 tables and b/w illustrations: 11 maps and 60 drawings, paintings and photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine (as new condition). This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 28.7 x 22.2. 9780195130751

Volume 1: Battle of Actium to Ex Voto. Volume 2: Factory Ship to Navies, Great Powers: Japan. Volume 3: Navies, Great Powers: Portugal to Shipyards. Volume 4: Siebe, Augustus to Zheng He. Topical Outline of Entries / Directory of Contributors / Index.

68179
HAWS, Duncan & HURST, Alex A.
THE MARITIME HISTORY OF THE WORLD - Volume II
$20.00 AUD

Teredo Books Ltd. Brighton, Sussex, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. Volume II: VII, 420 PP. With 5 maps (XXVII - XXXI) and 135 illustrations (25 colour & 110 b/w). Fp: A Kamikaze 'plane attacking the U.S. battleship Missouri. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with light creases. Stamps of "University of Tasmania" / "Australian Maritime College" on endpapers and title page. Very good. Large book: 31.2 x 22.5. 0903662108

Volume II: Maritime chronology (1826 to 1984) and Historical commentary (1816 to 1945). Maritime Chronology (1945-1984) followed by Epilogue, Addenda and Index.

75196
HAYNES, Jim
THE BEST AUSTRALIAN SEA STORIES
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2012 1st Ed. (10), 326 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 9781742371252

A Maritime History of Australia: Terra Australis, it's out there ... Somewhere (Early explorers: Portuguese, Spanish, French, Dutch then Cook and Banks... Jean François Galaup de la Pérouse: The ablest Seaman in the French Navy ... The Pilots of Port Phillip Bay.

18246
HEAL, Veryan
BRITAIN'S MARITIME HERITAGE
$10.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1988. 127 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Fine. 21.8 x 13.8. 0851774741

18310
HECKMAN, Richard D. (editor)
YANKEES UNDER SAIL - A Collection of the Best Sea Stories from Yankee Magazine with Rare Photographs taken during the Age of Sail
$40.00 AUD

Yankee Inc. Dublin. N.H. 1968. 1st Ed. 254 PP with over 250 b/w illustrations (engravings, paintings, maps & rare photographs). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate on front endpaper. Near fine. 31.5 x 23.5.

Forty true stories providing a portrait of the Yankee at sea. Skippers and seamen, vessels, adventure, disaster & mystery, whaling, the Americas' Cup, shipbuilding,...

21289
HEINE, William C.
HISTORIC SHIPS OF THE WORLD
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Australian edition. 156 PP with 105 b/w illustrations & 15 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 23. 0727003399

A review of 22 historic ships, restored & preserved as monuments to men who braved the sea. History, career, actual appearance.

71690
HENDERSON, James A.
MAROONED, The Wreck of the Vergulde Draeck and the Abandonment and Escape from the Southland of Abraham Leeman in 1658
$55.00 AUD

St. George Books. Perth. 1982. XIV, 218 PP with b/w illust. throughout (maps, sketches, photos...). Eps. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Name of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 15. 0867780118

After the wreck of the "Vergulde Draeck", a search party of the rescue ship "Waeckende Boey" is marooned on Green Island and has to reach Batavia in a leaking boat.

68725
HERBERT, A. P.
THE SINGING SWAN - A Yachtsman's Yarn
$25.00 AUD

Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 470 PP. Fp: "Singing Swan" by David Knight. Eps: Sketch map of London River and Estuary by Maureen Verity. Hard cover, title an device on spine, dust jacket with a few nicks. Light foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21 x 14.

14782
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 333 PP plus 64 pages with 140 colour photos. Eps: Route of "Tigris" through the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea & Gulf of Aden. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 15. 0045720231

Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerians on a reed raft.

14913
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE VOYAGE OF RA II (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 139, No.1, 1971)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1971. Volume 139, No. 1, January 1971. Article from P. 44 to 71 with 1 map and 28 col. photos in text. Pict Soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

By raft made of papyrus reeds, from Morocco to Barbados.

32178
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION - In Search of Our Beginnings
$5.00 AUD

New American Library. New York. 1982. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. VIII, (2), 349, (4 adv.) PP, plus 64 pages with 140 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23 x 15.5. 452253586

Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerian rafts made with reeds.

42400
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION - In Search of Our Beginnings
$5.00 AUD

Unwin Paperbacks. London. 1982. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. 379, (1 adv.) PP, plus 48 pages with 100 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on title page. Spine with creases, ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 13. 004572024X

Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerian rafts made with reeds.

73481
HICKS, Jim & Editors Time-Life
LES BATISSEURS D' EMPIRE
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life International (Netherlands). Amsterdam. 1974. 1st French edition.in "Les Origines de l'homme" series. Introducton by Harry A. Hoffner. 160 PP with tables and b/w (artworks, drawings, photos), and colour illustrations (1 map, 6 plans, 6 artworks, paintings and 34 photos). Hard covers, illustrated front, cloth spine with gilt title. French text. Fine. 26 x 23.2.

Hittite Empire: Anatolia (Turkey) & part of today's Syria.

43534
HIGGINSON, Rear-Admiral Francis J.
NAVAL BATTLES IN THE CENTURY
$30.00 AUD

The Linscott Publishing. Toronto & Philadelphia. 1906. 1st edition in the Nineteenth Century series. XXIV, 472 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt title (dulled). Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page. 20.6 x 14.

Contents: Battle of Copenhagen, Algesiras and Gut of Gibraltar, Trafalgar, ... Schomberg's Action off Tamatave, Battle of Lake Erie, The Battle of Maniila Bay, The Battle of Santiago, .. Single Ship Actions, ... Engagements with Batteries and Passage of Forts..

44111
HILL, Rear Admiral J. R.
ARMS CONTROL AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1989. 1st Ed. VII, 229 PP with 1 table. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.4 x 14.2. 0870210009

15485
HILL-WILLIS, Capt. C.H.
ON THEIR MAJESTIES SERVICE
$15.00 AUD

Neptune Press. Newtown, Vic. 1983. 1st Ed. 249 PP with 21 b/w photos in text. Hard cover, dj has a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise a near fine copy, signed by author. 22.2 x 14.8. 0949583200

A life at sea: 30 different ships and ashore working for Majesties of kingdoms in Malaya and in Tonga.

51969
HMSO
SAILING SHIPS 1400 B.C. to 1860 A.D.
$20.00 AUD

Science Museum / HMSO. London. 1978. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Science Museum Picture Packs series. Pack contained in a clear plastic envelope with: 2 covers and 12 plates with 1 drawing each. Inside covers: Details of the 12 ships. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 24 x 37.

12 Sailing ships: Egyptian Ship, c.1480 B.C.... Viking Ship, c.900 A.D... Elizabethan Galleon, c.1600. .. Clipper Ship c.1865.

20240
HOBBS, Edward W.
SAILING SHIPS AT A GLANCE, A pictorial record of the evolution of the sailing ship from the earliest times until to-day
$20.00 AUD

The Architectural Press. London. 1925. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the "At a Glance" series. XVIII, 114 PP with 150 b/w illustrations. Cloth covers a little soiled, o/wise contents near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.

40119
HOGBEN, Rick
A SHARP LOOK-OUT - One hundred years of maritime history as reported by Fairplay
$10.00 AUD

Fairplay Publications. London. 1983. 1st Ed. VIII, 197 PP 10 tail pieces and 48 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.2 x 14. 0905045483

47534
HOLLAND, Rupert Sargent
HISTORIC SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

Macrae Smith Co. Philadelphia. 1926. 1st Ed. 390 PP with 32 decorations by Edward Shenton, plus 6 colour plates and 8 b/w plates with 14 illustrations by Manning de V. Lee. Fp (in colour): The Constitution. Eps: US Ships of Perry, in 1853 at Uraga, Japan. Cloth cover, decoration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked with a little shelf wear. Note on front endpaper. Very good. 23.2 x 18.

Includes: Viking Voyages to America, The Argosies and Pageants of Venice, The First Ship to Sail Around the world, The Great Harry, The Mayflower, Tall East Indiamen, Buccaneers of the Atlantic Coast, The Darling of the Seas: The Clipper Ship ...

49235
HOLLAND, Rupert Sargent
HISTORIC SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

T. Fisher Unwin Ltd. London. 1927. 1st UK edition of the 1926 US original. 390 PP with 32 decorations by Edward Shenton, plus 6 colour plates and 8 b/w plates with 14 illustrations by Manning de V. Lee. Fp (in colour): The Constitution. Eps: US ships of Perry, in 1853 at Uraga, Japan. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 18.5.

Includes: Viking Voyages to America, The Argosies and Pageants of Venice, The First Ship to Sail Around the world, The Great Harry, The Mayflower, Tall East Indiamen, Buccaneers of the Atlantic Coast, The Darling of the Seas: The Clipper Ship ...

51614
HOLMES, Sir George C. V.
ANCIENT AND MODERN SHIPS. Part I: Wooden Sailing Ships
$25.00 AUD

HMSO/Wyman and Sons. London. 1907. Revised edition of 1906 first edition in the Victoria and Albert Museum Science Handbook series. XVI, 168 PP with 74 b/w illustrations. Rebacked copy. Cloth cover. Some pages reinforced at fold. Foxing, pencil notes. Name of previous owners. Good reading copy. 21.8 x 14.5.

74115
HOOD, Mike (editor)
TRAFALGAR 200 - ROYAL NAVY
$25.00 AUD

E.P. Homan Associates / Minstry of Defrense. West Moseley, UK. 2005. 1st Ed. Message from H.M. Queen Elizabeth II. Forewords by First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Alan West and Director General "Trafalgar 200", Rear Admiral James Rapp. 112 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers a little rubbed, o/wise fine. 29.5 x 21.

Trafalgar 200: Past Glories, Future Horizons.

64794
HOPE, Ronald
SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1958. 1st Ed., in Junior Heritage Books series. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by John Mansbridge. Fp: A Close-hauled Ship of 1565. Hard cover, illustrated front. Ex library copy with 4 stamps on endpapers, pocket on front endpaper and shelf number at foot of spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20.7 x 14.2.

30917
HOPE, Ronald (editor)
TWENTY SINGING SEAMEN, Prizewinning Stories by Merchant Seamen
$10.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 127 PP. Hard cover, dj. Name previous owner on front endpaper, a little faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0540073814

22 stories written by Able-seamen (5), General Purpose Rating (2), Navigating Officers (2)... Masters (5).

63586
HOPKINSON, Tom (editor)
PICTURE POST 1938-50
$15.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1970. 1st paperback edition, with an introduction by Tom Hopkinson. 288 PP with b/w illutrations. Fp: the Happy Elephants. Picorial soft cover. Cover slightly rubbed. Name of previous owner on first page. Very good reading copy. 29.8 x 21. 140031154

44109
HOUGH, Richard
A HISTORY OF FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1969 original. 144 PP with 175 bw & colour illust. Half title-page: Sails and driver of a 20-gun ship. Title-page: Dutch men of war and yacht. Eps: Group of vessels by Van de Velde. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Fine with near-fine dust jacket. 28.6 x 21. 0706403037

The oar-driven figthing ship, the sailing fighting ship and the engine-driven fighting ship.

72863
HOUGH, Richard
THE HUNTING OF FORCE Z: The sinking of the Prince of Wales and the Repulse
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1963 original. 159 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Name and ex-libris stamp on half-title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304352395

73057
HUG, Jacqueline
FRANCE
$10.00 AUD

La Documentation Française. Paris. 1965. September 1965 edition. 191, (3) PP with graphs, maps, tables, and b/w photos. Soft covers. Very good. 20.4 x 15.7.

Institutions (Executive Power, Legislative Power ...) / Social Questions (population, labour relations, social secirity system...) / French Economy / Culture ....

72827
HUGO, Victor
THE TOILERS OF THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

Signet Classic/ New American Library. New York. 2000. 1st complete and unabridged Signet Classic printing. Translated by Isabel F. Hapgood. XIV, 511, (3) PP. Sopft covers, pictorial front. Light creases of spine. Very good. 17.2 x 10.5. 9780451527720

37699
HURD, Archibald
THE SEA TRADERS
$15.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1921. 1st Ed. VI, 224 PP. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside edges and pages. Note on front endpaper. Near fine. 20.7 x 14.

How the Island of Britain expanded world wide. Merchant Seamen of Bristol... Foundations of Eastern Trade & the East India Company... Samuel Cunard...

52526
HUTCHINSON, Vere
GREAT WATERS
$20.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1924. Second impression of the 1924 original. 317 PP. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and a lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 19.7 x 13.

43994
HYTHE, Viscount (editor)
THE NAVAL ANNUAL 1913
$25.00 AUD

Arco Publishing. New York. 1970. Reprint of the 1913 original. Library edition. (4), VIII, 520 PP with tables & b/w illustrations, plus 1 diagram and 9 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.4 x 16. 0668022671

The state of various navies prior to WWI. British and foreign navies. Personnel of the German Navy... The Turco-Italian war. The Dominion and Imperial defence.

43661
I-SPY, Big Chief
I-SPY SHIPS AND BOATS
$20.00 AUD

The Dickens Press. London. 1965. Juvenile edition. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside back cover: Map with the Life-Boat Stations around Britain. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.3 x 11.8.

72975
INGOLD, François & MOUILLESEAUX, Louis
LECLERC DE HAUTECLOCQUE
$45.00 AUD

Editions Littéraires de France. Paris. 1948. 1st Ed. Forewords by G. d'Argenlieu and General Koenig. Introduction by Charles Goulois. 184 PP with b/w illustrations: 7 facsimile of manuscript lettres, 7 maps, 8 sketches of Tanks, 14 Badges or Crests and 144 photos. Title page: Coat of Arms of 1218 "Guy de Hauteclocque. Fp: photo of General Leclerc " Souvenir de trois annees de lutte, 19/11/43". Hard covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt device "Coat of Arms: Hauteclocque. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Small insect damage on front endpaper and 2 first leaves. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. French text. Very good. 28 x 22.5.

74837
INNES, Hammond
THE MARY DEARE
$10.00 AUD

The Companion Book Club. London. 1983. Book Club edition of the 1956 original published by Collins. 288 PP. FEP: map of the Gulf of Saint Malo. REP: map of Plateau des Minquiers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ageing of paper around outside edges. Near fine. 19 x 13.

Novel.

75582
INNES, Hammond
GREAT SEA NOVELS : Wreckers Must Breathe / The White South / The Mary Deare / Atlantic Fury / The Strode Venturer
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1978. 1st Omnibus edition, in the "Collins Collector's Choice" series. 1056 PP. Hard covers, gilt decoration on front cover and title on spine. Fine. 23 x 14.5. 0002433281

51446
IRELAND, Bernard
Histoire illustrée des NAVIRES DE COMBAT
$10.00 AUD

Editions Princesse. Paris. 1978. 1st edition of the 1978 English original. 154 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: On board the Minautor in 1868. Hard cover, dj. French text. Near fine. 30 x 22.2. 2859610340

75833
IRWIN, E.W. AND GOFF, Ivan
NO LONGER INNOCENT
$20.00 AUD

Arthur Barker, Ltd. London. 1933. 1st ed. 283 PP. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing and a small annotation on inside front cover. An otherwise very good clean copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5.

Travels and adventures of 2 young Australians from Western Australia who set sail on the Westralia from Perth to Sydney, then on the Manganui to Auckland, the South Seas and beyond,... during the great depression years with little or no money.

69687
IVE, Ruth
THE WOMAN WHO CENSORED CHURCHILL
$15.00 AUD

The History Press. Stroud, Gloucestershire. 2008. 1st Ed. 159, (1) PP with 5 "Churchill Documents", plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations (1 document, 1 map and 10 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 22.2 x 14. 9780752447162

46147
JACOBS, W. W.
THE CASTAWAYS
$5.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. c. 1930. Reprint. 282 PP. Illustrated title spread. Cloth cover, illustrated front board. Foxing and slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Front end paper with signature of previous owner. Very good. 19 x 12.7.

75814
JALON, Rita, JOHNSON, Wim et al.
NATIONAAL SCHEEPVAARTMUSEUM
$20.00 AUD

National Scheepvaartmuseum. Antwerp. 1981. 1981 edition. 64 PP with 5 b/w illustrations (1 location plan, 1 print, 1 photo and 3 decorations) and 63 colour ilustrations (prints, paintings and photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Dutch text. Fine. 21.2 x 15.

64687
JANE, Fred T. (editor)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1914
$60.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1968. Reprint of the 3rd edition of 1914 (17th year of issue). (4), CX (period advertisements), (1 Addenda), 505, (2 advertisements) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: Japanese battleship "Fuso". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Sellotape marks on flaps of dust jacket and on endpapers, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715343777

56156
JANKELIOWITCH, Anne & PLISSON, Philip
SHIPS
$25.00 AUD

Abram Books for Young Readers. New York. 2007. 1st US edition, translated from the French original by Christopher Pitts. 5-76 PP with 40 colour photos by Philip Plisson and 40 colour illustrations by John Pendray. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 32 x 25.5. 9780810996386

73056
JEANS, Peter D.
SEAFARING LORE & LEGEND; A Miscellany of Maritime Myth, Superstition, Fable, and Fact
$15.00 AUD

International Marine / McGraw-Hill. Camden, Maine. 2007. 1st soft cover edition of the 2004 original. XIII, 370 PP with 20 headpieces and 2 tables (Beaufort Wind Scale / Rating Scale: Rate / Guns / Men). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 22.8 x 15. 9780071486569

73607
JENKINS, Elizabeth
DR GULLY
$10.00 AUD

Michael Joseph. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 268 PP. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0718109821

55911
JENKINS, Geoffrey
SCEND OF THE SEA
$5.00 AUD

Fontana. London. 1973. 1st paperback edition of the 1971 original. 190, (2) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing. Good reading copy. 17.8 x 10.8.

Historic novel built around the disappearance of the liner Waratah off the coast of South Africa.

14876
JENKINS, Nancy
THE BOAT BENEATH THE PYRAMID, King Cheops' Royal Ship
$25.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 136 b/w & 13 colour illustrations. Titlespread: Line drawings of the reconstructed Royal Ship. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 050005035X

The Royal Ship: discovery, excavation, reconstruction of this great cedarwood ship.

16668
JENNINGS, John
THE SEA EAGLES
$10.00 AUD

Invincible Press. Sydney. 1951. 1st Australian edition. XIV, (2), 300 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.

Novel with an historical background. A story of the American Navy during the Revolution; of the men who fought and the ships they sailed and the women who stood behind them.

55979
JENNINGS, John
THE SALEM FRIGATE
$15.00 AUD

Invincible Press. Sydney. 1946. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by T. Tisdall. 407 PP. Eps: Map. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine. Faint foxing. Dedicatory note on verso of FFEP, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.

Novel with an historical background. Story of the Frigate Essex, USN: 1800-01 to Batavia, Indonesia. 1802-03 to Tripoli, Libya. 1812-14 to Eastern Pacific and the Marquesas Islands.

71923
JOHNSON, Donald S. & NURMINEN, Juha
THE HISTORY OF SEAFARING - Navigating the World's Oceans
$85.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press / John Nurminen Foundation. London. 2007. 1st UK edition. 374 PP with 353 b/w or colour illustrations. Title spread: Reefing the Foresail by John Stobart. Hard cover, illustrated front board, dj. Fine. 35 x 25.5.

Tells the history of the seas and ships. Richly and impressively illustrated with rare maps, old manuscripts, pictures of navigational tools and of course, paintings of the ships themselves and of their scale models. A magnificent book.

33986
JONES, Dilwyn
BOATS - Egyptian Bookshelf
$10.00 AUD

British Museum Press. London. 1995. 1st edition, in the Egyptian Bookshelf series. 96 PP with 72 b/w illust. (1 map, 9 photos and 62 drawings), plus 4 pages with 8 colour photos. Fp: Artist's impression of the sailing boat of Hatshepsut. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 0714109754

48606
JORDAN, Humfrey
TIDE STILL FLOWING
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1940. 1st Ed. 383, (1) PP with 6 drawings by Bip Pares. Cloth cover. Foxing on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 20.8 x 14.5.

75230
JULHIET-CHARVET, Céline (editor)
COURBET ET LA COMMUNE
$30.00 AUD

Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux. Paris. 2000 1st Ed. 120 PP with 34 b/w illustrations (cartoons, plan, poster, newspaper clippings, prints) and 30 plates in colour. Fp: b/w photo of Gustave Courbet, c. 1868. Stiff covers with light edge wear, pictorial front. Occasional foxing spots. French text. Near fine. 22 x 16.3. 9782711840069

Exhibition held at Musée d'Orsay, Paris: 13th March to 11th June 2000.

20748
KAY, F. George
SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

John Baker. London. 1966. 1st in the It's Made Like This series. 64 PP with 1 cut-away drawing of the Savannah, plus 24 pages with 35 bw photos. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed). Very good. 20.3 x 13.2.

75531
KEE, Robert
MUNICH: The Eleventh Hour
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1988. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 242 PP with 1 map and an inset, plus 12 pages with 24 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Ex Library copy with stamps on endpapers. Ageing of paper, and binding reinforced in the gutters of endpapers. Very good reading copy. 24.3 x 15.5.. 0241125375

72869
KEMP, Paul
CONVOY ! - Drama in Arctic Waters
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Military Paperbacks. London. 2000. 1st paperback edition of the 1993 original. 256 PP with tables, plus 48 pages with 112 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304354511

16010
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Black Cat. London. 1988. 2nd edition of the 1978 original. 320 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations in text. Eps. Laminated boards,dj. Fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 074810092X

Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.

17257
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Orbis Publishing. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 288 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated eps. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, chipped dust jacket is in a protective sleeve.. Dedicatory note on half-title page, a small biro mark on contents page, o/wise a very good copy. 29.7 x 23.2. 0846704994

Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.

64388
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Books for Pleasure. Sydney. 1978. 1st Aust. Ed. 288 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations throughout. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine, dj (with a few repaired chips around edges). Contents near fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 0846704994

Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.

64608
KEMP, Peter
THE HISTORY OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Orbis Publishing. London. 1983. Reprint of 1978 original. 320 PP with profuse b/w & colour illustrations in text. Illustrated endpapers (the schooner Alert). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 23.2. 0856135011

Man's struggle for mastery of the sea from the oarpower, the use of sail, to the nuclear energy of the submarine or the aircraft carrier.

48815
KENNEDY, Ludovic (compiler)
A BOOK OF SEA JOURNEYS
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1981. 1st Ed. XX, 395 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: A ship of 1565. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0002163101

An anthology of outstanding writings about people at sea.

22074
KENTLEY, Eric
BOAT
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 1992. 1st Australian edition, in the Collins Eyewitness Guides series. 64 PP with colour illust. Titlespread: 12 colour photos. Half title page: Chinese Junk. Illustrated endpapers. Pict. laminated boards. Near fine. 28.7 x 22.2. 0732200881

Discover the story of boats and ships - from dugout canoes to luxury yachts and giant supertankers.

75452
KERANS, Commander. John
THE WORLD'S GREATEST SEA ADVENTURES - Thrilling stories grippingly told by a man who is himself a legend
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Books Ltd. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 320 PP. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Ex Library copy with stamp on title page and renewed edpapers. Good reading copy. 21.5 x 14.

18 of these Adventures narrated by Commander John Kerans was in April 1949 was in charge of HMS Amethyst.

49856
KERVERN, Charles
SAILORS AND THEIR SHIPS. Seafaring through the Ages
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Books Limited. London. 1964. 1st English edition of the 1962 original. Juvenile edition. 94 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by J. J. Vayssieres. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 29.3 x 22.2.

65527
KESSLER, Contre-Amiral Jean (editor)
FRANCAIS ET ANGLAIS EN MEDITERRANEE 1789-1830
$100.00 AUD

Service Historique de la Marine. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword and Epilogue by Vice Amiral d'Escadre Michel Tripier. Introduction by Contre-Amiral Jean Kessler. 330 PP with tables and 5 maps. Texts: 11 in English and 14 in French. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of title page. Occasional faint foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.

3rd seminar of the Anglo-French studies of Maritime History, held in Toulon 14, 15 & 16th November 1990. 21 papers "... from the French Revolution, to the Independence of Greece ..." : 10 in French, by Jean Tulard, Jacques Ferrier, Martine Acerra ... Michèle Battesti ... and 11 in English, by Christopher Ware, Nicholas Tracy, Anthony Ryan, David J. Lyon, Brian Lavery ... John B. Hattendorf, William S. Dudley.

64913
KETCHUM, Creston Donald
HIS PATH IN THE WATERS
$15.00 AUD

Prentice-Hall, Inc. New York. 1955. 1st Ed. (8), 183 PP, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt signature of author on front cover, title on a gilt vignette on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Cover rubbed on fore hinge and head of spine, slight ageing of paper, otherwise a very good clean copy. 21 x 14.2.

Experience of a young Canadian at sea. During World War II, while in a convoy to Great Britain: witness of the fight between Admiral Scheer and the Jervis Bay. .. Later in the early 1950s with the American Board of Missions vessel Morning Star VI, sailing in Micronesia.

41178
KING, Dean
PATRICK O'BRIAN - A Life Revealed
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 2000. 1st Ed. XX, 428 PP, plus 16 pages with 1 diagram and 32 b/w photos. Title page: Patrick striking a pose. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.8. 0340792558

The author of the greatest historical novels ever written (The New York Times Book Review), and creator of the Royal Navy captain Lucky Jack Aubrey and naval surgeon Stephen Maturin...

70078
KINGSTON, W. H. G.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD
$30.00 AUD

T. Nelson and Sons. London. 1882. 1st Ed. 460, (2) PP with over 40 b/w illustrations: 3 tail pieces, 38 text illustrations (13 on full page). Rebacked copy, cloth cover, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Occasional foxing. Copy lacking the frontispiece called for (but similar to plate of page 69). Very good copy. 19.3 x 13.5.

Juvenile edition: "A Book for Boys".

56510
KLATTER, Drs. J.
EEN GRONIGER ZEEMAN IN NAPOLEONTISCHE TIJD - Zee-en landreizen van K. J. Kuipers - Kleine handelsvaart contra continentaal stelsel.
$15.00 AUD

De Walburg Pers. Zutpan, NL. 1980. 1st Ed. Introduction by Drs. J. Klatter. 121, (7) PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Dutch text. Very good. 24 x 16. 9060112369

52417
KNEALE, Matthew
ENGLISH PASSENGERS
$15.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 2000. 1st Ed. X, 462, (2) PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0241140684

Historical novel: Search for the Garden of Eden on the island of Tasmania.

68985
KNEALE, Matthew
ENGLISH PASSENGERS
$5.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. c. 2001. Reprint 8 of the 2001 paperback edition, (original of 2000). X, 463, (3 blank) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0140285210

Historical novel: Search for the Garden of Eden on the island of Tasmania. Pages 460 to 462: Anglo-Manx glossary.

22431
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
THE SEA CHEST, Stories of Adventures at Sea
$5.00 AUD

Platt & Munk. New York. 1964. 1st US edition (juvenile). 206 PP with 10 b/w illustrations by William Riley. Hard cover, illustrated boardsgilt device on front cover, dj. (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 16.

Nautical stories with facts, fiction and fascinating sea lore for young readers, such as the chapter on Australian Gold and the Foreland in 1854.

33866
KNIGHT, Captain Frank
THE SEA CHEST
$10.00 AUD

William Collins. London. 1960. 1st Ed. (juvenile). 128 PP with 66 b/w illust. (by G. Whittam, S. Tressilian, Horowicz, G.W. Backhouse, Ledoux and Robert Johnston), plus 4 colour plates. Title page: Tramp ship. Fp: The Most Honourable Order of the Silver Grasshoper.... Eps: Fishing harbour scene by Geoffrey Whittam. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing around page edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 20.5.

Stories of adventure at sea. 9 stories and 9 articles. Delightful book.

14436
KNIGHT, Frank
THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE GALLEON
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1976. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 5 plates in colour (1 on full page and 4 on double page). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chip at front cover. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0001952900

Elizabethan maritime life: the English galleons, Drake & Queen Elizabeth.

73774
KNIGHT, Frank
A BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO THE SEA
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1965. 1st Ed. XIV, 234 PP with 80 figures and 10 b/w photos. Fp: A modern motor-yacht of 160 tons. FEP: "International Code of Signals. Hard covers, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 17.8 x 12.5.

19123
KNOX, Captain Dudley W.
SHIPS, FROM DUGOUTS TO DREADNOUGHTS (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1938. Volume LXXIII, No. 1, January 1938. Contains article P. 56 to 98 with 27 b/w photos and XVI b/w plates "Etchings by Norman Wilkinson". Soft cover (soiled and reinforced on spine). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Man's colossal achievement in progressing from canoe and catamaran to modern liner, superdreadnought, airplane carrier, and flying ships.

18524
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
CAPE HORN, A Maritime History
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 maps in text. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 15.6. 0340415274

Cape Horn: the most feared of all the world's capes. The age of discovery (Magellan, Schooten & Lemaitre from the City of Horn,...), age of exploration with scientists like Darwin, ... the windjammers... up to the age of the racing yachts.

37745
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Sir Robin (Foreword)
THE CONWAY HISTORY OF SEAFARING IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 2000. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Sir Robin Knox-Johnston. 212 PP with 24 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0851777597

The race for sea supremacy by Eric Grove. The Great Liners, by Philip Dawson. Icy waters, by Ann Savours... Supplying the world by Alastair Couper.

51026
KOFFLER, Sandy & CALOZ, René, ATTINELLI, Lucio (editors)
HISTORY OF MANKIND (in The UNESCO Courier)
$15.00 AUD

UNESCO. Paris. 1967. Issue for May 1967 - 20th year. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 22.5.

... Did Japanese fishermen bring the art of pottery making to Ecuador 5,000 years ago, by Betty J. Meggers... The dawn of the geographic spirit, by Philippe Wolff... The sailing vessel comes into its own, by Louis Gottschalk...

52661
KOZAK, Ing. Jaromir
SHIPS, A Concise Guide in Colour
$15.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1973 original English edition. 251 PP with 10 tables (4 with 14 drawings), and 88 colour illust. by Premysl Pospisil & Miroslav Rada. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Damp marks at top of dust jacket, covers and some pages, o/wise very good. 17 x 11.5. 0600379728

48596
KRYMOV, Y.
TANKER DERBENT. A Tale
$10.00 AUD

Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga (The International Book). Moscow. 1940. 1st English edition, translated by B. Kagan. 185, (3) PP. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover. Covers lightly soiled. Ageing of paper with occasional foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 15.

36751
KRYTHE, Maymie
PORT ADMIRAL - Phineas Banning 1830-1885
$25.00 AUD

California Historical Society. San Francisco. 1957. 1st Ed. limited to 1000 copies. Special Publication No. 28. XVI, 251, (3) PP, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w illust. Title page: Portrait of Phineas Banning. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. A near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.

Biography of the Irrepressible General, father of the man-made port of Los Angeles (including Wilmington and San Pedro).

35241
LABAREE, Benjamin W.
A SUPPLEMENT (1971-1986) TO ROBERT G. ALBION'S NAVAL & MARITIME HISTORY - An Annotated Bibliography
$15.00 AUD

Mystic Seaport Museum / Munson Institute of American Maritime Studies. Mystic, Connecticut. 1988. 1st Ed. VIII, 232 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Crease on lower corner of front cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 17.8. 0913372463

Supplement to the Fourth Edition of 1972.

67697
LABAYLE, Eric
DE LA REVANCHE A LA LIBERATION - L'ECOLE DES ELEVES-ASPIRANTS DE CHERCHELL-MEDIOUNA (1942-1945)
$100.00 AUD

Author. Paris. 1996. 1st edition limited to 1250 copies (No. 222/1200). Preface by Colonel Pierre Carles. 717 PP with b/w illustrations (badges, graphs, tables, maps & plans, photos). Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title and decoration on covers and spine, ribbon bookmark. All edges gilt. French text. Fine. 30.5 x 23.5.

44119
LACOTTE, Daniel
CONTES ET LEGENDES DES MERS DU MONDE
$30.00 AUD

Editions Ouest-France. Rennes. 2001. 1st Ed. 204 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 20.5 x 13.5. 2737325757

31 tales and legends of the Sea.

18506
LACROIX, Louis
LES DERNIERS NEGRIERS (Derniers voyages de bois d'ebene)
$15.00 AUD

Editions Maritimes & d'Outre-Mer. Paris. 1977. Reprint. 282 PP. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, spine creased. Near fine. French text. 21 x 14.8.

The story of slave trade around the world.

70879
LACROIX, Louis
LES DERNIERS VOILIERS-CABOTEURS FRANCAIS
$25.00 AUD

Editions Maritimes & d'Outre-Mer. Paris. 1978. New edition of the 1946 original "Les Ecraseurs de Crabes sur les derniers Voiliers Caboteurs". Foreword by Jean Randier. 294, (2) PP, plus 32 pages with 36 b/w photos (postcards). Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, spine lightly sunned. French text. Very good. 20.8 x 14.5.

18335
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA
$10.00 AUD

American Heritage Publishing. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358478

America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.

33573
LAING, Alexander
THE AMERICAN HERITAGE HISTORY OF SEAFARING AMERICA
$15.00 AUD

American Heritage Publishing. New York. 1974. Deluxe edition. 344, (8 index) PP with 300 b/w & colour illust. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on cloth spine, slipcase. Spine sunned, edges of slipcase rubbed, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0070358486

America under sail: from colonial days to the present boom in sailing for pleasure and sport.

64492
LAING, Alexander
AMERICAN SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

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

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

65936
LAMBERT, Eric
WATERMEN
$10.00 AUD

Frederic Muller Ltd. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 192 PP. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket chipped and pieces missing at head of spine. Sunned spots at top of covers corresponding to missing pieces of dust jacket. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 14.

Novel set in Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait.

19364
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
SEGELSCHIFFE, Von den Papyrusbooten bis zu den Vollschiffen in Wort und Bild
$10.00 AUD

Bertelsmann Lexikon. Gutersloh, Germany. 1970. 1st German Ed. 192 PP with 339 illust. (line & colour) by author. Fp: The stern of the Royal Ship Vasa. Pict. laminated boards. German text. Fine. 21.5 x 11.7.

Sailing Ships in words and pictures from Papyrus boats to full-riggers.

45614
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
HISTOIRE DU VOILIER, du bateau en papyrus au trois-mâts gréé carré
$5.00 AUD

Albin Michel. Paris. 1969. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 339 illust. (line & colour) by author. Fp: The stern of the Royal Ship Vasa. Rebacked copy, cloth cover with original covers pasted down, gilt title on spine. Very good. French text. 21.5 x 11.7.

5,000 years of marine illustrations.

52479
LANGSFORD, A. E.
H.M.S. MARATHON
$10.00 AUD

Barrie & Jenkins. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1989 original. 240 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0712620036

Novel set in the Mediterranean, 1942.

73397
LAPIERRE, Alexandra
JE TE VOIS REINE DES QUATRE PARTIES DU MONDE - L' épopée de Doña Isabel Barreto, Conquistadora des Mers du Sud, Première et seule femme amirale de l'armada espagnole
$10.00 AUD

Flammarion. Paris. 2013. 1st Ed. 573, (3) PP with 5 b/w illustrations (2 maps on double page by Clément Argouarc'h and 3 drawings by Eric Doxat). Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Foxing spots on first & last leaves, and on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.3. 9782081269927

Voyage of exploration: Peru, Marquesas Islands, Solomon Islands, Guam, Philippines ... Acapulco.

74341
LARGE, Captain Vincent & JACKSON, Desmond
WINDJAMMER 'PRENTICE
$30.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. 1971 1st Ed. Foreword by Commander Alan Villiers. 208 PP with 1 sail plan of a barque plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the two voyages on the "Shakespeare". Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14. 0091086205

Life on the full-rigged barque "Shakespeare" of an indentured apprentice who went to sea at 15 years of age. The author migrated to Tasmania in 1960.

18575
LAUER-LEONARDI, Boris
SOUNDINGS, Essays on the Sea and the Men who follow her
$15.00 AUD

Poseidon Publishing Co. New York. 1966. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 figures & 65 bw illust. by Allen Beechel accompanying 65 short essays. Title page, & half title page: Lead line for soundings. Cloth cover, gilt title and device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Front cover of dust jacket nicked and soiled, o/wise very good. 31 x 23.

The author was Editor of The Rudder magazine for over two decades. Attractive illustrations and sketches.

52878
LAVERY, Brian
SHIP - 5,000 Years of Maritime Adventure
$30.00 AUD

Dorling Kindersley / National Maritime Museum. London. 2004. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Rear Admiral Roy Clare. 400 PP with thousands of b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Stern/propellers of a liner in graving dock. Eps: Shipping water on Abeille Languedoc in rough seas. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. Large format: 30.5 x 26. 1405305894

The birth of ships. Sailors of the seas. European expansion ... The world wars. The global age. A most comprehensive publication and a mine of information.

17884
LEAVITT, John F.
WAKE OF THE COASTERS
$20.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association / Wesleyan University Press. Middletown, Conn. 1970. 1st Ed. XVIII, 202 PP with 104 illust. (line drawings, photos & sketches). Title page, drawings of the Sarah Elizabeth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. Image shows the title-page. Oblong: 18.5 x 25.8. 0819540242

Recollections of men, vessels & ports on the coast of Maine. Droghers, boxboarders, packets, scows ...

67694
LEBAS, Georges
HISTOIRE D'UN PORT NORMAND SOUS LA REVOLUTION ET L'EMPIRE (DIEPPE)
$20.00 AUD

Gerard Bertout. Luneray, France. 1974. Reprint of the 1912 edition. (6), 7-410, (4) PP, plus 8 b/w plates. Soft cover, dj (with a closed tear and part of spine missing). Slight ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 23 x 14.

55433
LEBEGUE, Antoine (editor)
HISTOIRE DE LA MER (in les Dossiers de l' Histoire Issue No. 20, July / August 1979)
$10.00 AUD

Dossiers de l'Histoire & Fernand Nathan. Paris. 1979. . 112 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 24 x 17.

75174
LEE, F.H. (editor)
THE LURE OF THE SEA - Sea Lore of To-Day and Yesterday
$20.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1925. 1st Ed. No.21 in the Cogito Ergo Sum series of the Harrap Library. (2), 259 PP. Fp: Wood-cut by Harry Clarke. Cloth covers, title on spine and a decoratd front board. Slight ageing of paper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 18 x 12.5.

18205
LEFEBURE, Nadine
MARINS CELEBRES
$10.00 AUD

Editions du Pen Duick. Paris. 1982. 1st Ed. 203 PP, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial card cover. Lower corner of front cover with a crease. French text. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.1. 2855130670

Noteable Seamen: from Amerigo Vespucci to Captain Wallis.

16011
LEITCH, Michael
EVERYONE'S BOOK OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Optimum Books. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, photos). Title page: Franconia Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing on half-title and last page, otherwise good. 32.5 x 23.5. 0600374882

The evolution of ships since the beginning of the sea transport.

34852
LEITHAUSER, Joachim G.
WELTWEITE SEEFAHRT
$10.00 AUD

Safari Verlag. Berlin. 1968. Special edition. 367 PP with 49 text illustrations and 140 b/w photos. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. German text. Fine. 24.4 x 17.

From the Phoenician, Viking, Hanseatic league... to U-Boats and Nuclear Powered ships.

10841
LETHBRIDGE, T. C.
BOATS AND BOATMEN
$20.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1952. 1st edition in The Past in The Present series. VIII, 199 PP with 41 line drawings by the author, plus 4 photogravure plates with 6 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Spine of covers damaged at extremities with corresponding dust jacket pieces missing. Contents very clean and overall, still a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Boats of the West and their gear, the men who built them and those who embarked on them. Magical and religious ideas underlying surviving nautical customs.

20822
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1966. 1st English edition, in the Life Science Library series. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations & 1 double length centrefold with cutaway of France. Cloth covers lightly browned around edges, gilt title on spine. Stamp at top of half title page, some light foxing, o/wise very good. 27 x 21.

General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.

21658
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1969. Time-Life Books Pocket edition of September 1969. 186, (6) PP with b/w and colour illustrations, & 1 double length centrefold with cut away in colour of Hamburg. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing. Very good. 19 x 12.7

General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.

57894
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1966. 1st english edition, in the Life Science Library series. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations & 1 double length centrefold with cutaway of France. Pictorial hard cover. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 27 x 21.

General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.

69767
LEWIS, Jon E. (editor)
D-DAY, As They Saw It
$10.00 AUD

Robinson Publishing. London. 2004. Paperback revised edition of the 1994 original. Foreword by Field Marshal Lord Carver. XIV, (314, (4), (12 blank) PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Spine with light creases. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781841199412

17877
LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat
THE MYSTIQUE OF TALL SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Galahad Books. New York. 1989. Reprint of the 1986 original. 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and endpapers, o/wise very good. 27.8 x 21.5. 0883657473

History of sail, from prehistoric times through the whaling era to the present. Tales of tall ships & their exploits. Intriguing details of shipboard life then & now.

74418
LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat
THE MYSTIQUE OF TALL SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

The Middle Atlantic Press. Wilmington, Delaware. 1986. 1st US edition. 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 28.7 x 22. 0912608285

History of sail, from prehistoric times through the whaling era to the present. Tales of tall ships & their exploits. Intriguing details of shipboard life then & now.

75227
LISSAGARAY, Hippolyte Prosper Olivier
HISTOIRE DE LA COMMUNE DE 1871
$80.00 AUD

Editions du Trident. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1944. 1st edition published in Argentina. (reprint of the 1896 edition). 517, (7 content) PP. Rebacked copy, Half bound with marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Marbled endpapers. Page 181/182 with repaired tears. Few pages lightly soiled. French text. Very good. 19.8 x 14.3.

64497
LLOYD, Christopher
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY
$25.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1975. 1st Australian edition. 144 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, paintings, photos & sketches) and colour illustrations (13 graphs and over 80 diagrams, maps with insets). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips, o/wise near near fine. Large format: 34 x 25. 0701806605

18063
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES
$5.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 144 PP (glossy paper) with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0706400186

The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.

40332
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES
$5.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 144 PP (glossy paper) with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 706400186

The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.

40333
LOBLEY, Douglas
SHIPS THROUGH THE AGES
$5.00 AUD

Galley Press. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1972 original. 144 PP with 45 colour and 131 b/w illustrations. Half-title page: Gokstad ship. Title spread: Donald Mckay's famous clipper Flying Cloud. FEP: Ship of Queen Hatshepsut from Egypt. REP: Seawise University, ex Queen Elizabeth on fire in Hong Kong Harbour, January 1972. Illustrated hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 0904644685

The international story of ships under oars, sail and steam.

18790
LOCKHART, J.G.
THE SEA, OUR HERITAGE
$10.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1940. October 1940 enlarged edition of the February 1940 original. VII, 257 PP with 5 maps, plus 7 bw plates. Fp: H.M.S. Vindictive after Zeebrugge. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed and chipped). Previous owner's signature and date on FFEP. War economy paper, scattered foxing, water marks, 1 plate missing (H.M.S. Vindictive at Ostend), o/wise a good copy. 22.5 x 14.5.

Account of Shackleton's heroic voyage. Exploits of the men of the Royal Navy: tragedy of Coronel, beaching of the River Clyde at Gallipoli, submarines in the Sea of Marmora... Exploits of men of the merchant navy: the 1400 mile boat journey of the crew of the Trevessa...

31641
LODWICK, John
THE FORBIDDEN COAST
$5.00 AUD

The Travel Book Club. London. 1956. 1st Ed. IX, 267 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on edges, renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.

The Story of a Journey to Rio de Oro, a Spanish Possession in North-West Africa, to some Adjacent Islands (Canary)...

17150
LONEY, Jack (editor)
JACK LONEY'S MARITIME AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. c. 1980. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 7 b/w illust. (4 photos, 2 maps & 1 painting), plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illust. Title page: Barque Polly Woodside undergoing restoration at Melbourne. Pictorial soft cover. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 21.5 x 14. 0868951048

Short tales of ships and men on the oceans bordering Australia and its island dependencies.

67705
LOTI, Pierre
UN JEUNE OFFICIER PAUVRE - Fragments de Journal Intime rassemblés par son fils Samuel Viaud (in La Petite Illustration)
$20.00 AUD

Editions de l'Illustration. Paris. 1923. 1st published in "La Petite Illustration", No. 143, 28 April 1923. 92 PP with 3 b/w photos, 17 drawings and 3 watercolurs tipped in by the author. No. 143 bound together with 5 other issues (Nos. 141, 142, 147, 148 ... for a total of 188 more pages) of La Petite Illustration. Hard cover, half bound with marbled boards and gilt title "Romans et Théatre" on a cloth spine. Covers slightly rubbed. A few small stamps of previous owner on first page of the issues. A few small dog-ears, but overall, a very good copy. French text. 29.5 x 20.5.

71482
LUBBOCK, Basil
JACK DERRINGER - A TALE OF DEEP WATER
$25.00 AUD

Facsimile Publisher. Delhi, India. 2016. Facsimile reprnt of the 1906 original (UK) edition. XII, 328 PP, (12 publications). Matt laminated pictorial boards, dj. Very good. 23 x 15.2.

Life at sea: a work of fiction.

75265
LUCAS, Jeremy
WHALE
$10.00 AUD

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

47547
LYON, Hugh
FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher. London. 1981. 1st Ed. 124 PP with 1 map with inset, 40 flags in colour, 108 sketch plans, and colour illustrations (1 cutaway, 18 photos and 70 artworks by Roy Huxley). Title spread: Escort Vessels. Pictorial laminated covers. Faint foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 12.7. 0862720060

68796
LYON, Hugh
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S WARSHIPS - A technical directory of major fighting ships from 1900 to the present day
$15.00 AUD

Salamander Books. London. 1978. 1st edition, with an introduction by Captain J. E. Moore, R.N. 273 PP (including 4 large folded plates) with over 350 b/w and colour illustrations (39 colour profiles and over 200 photographs). Title spread: Italian heavy cruiser Zara. Hard cover, dj. Stamps and markings of "University of Tasmania" and "Australian Maritime College" on half title and title pages, o/wise a very good clean copy. 31.5 x 22.2. 0861010078

33291
MACDONNELL, J. E.
GIMME THE BOATS
$15.00 AUD

The Elmfield Press. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1953 original. 255 PP. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22 x 14.5. 0705700356

58280
MACGILLIVRAY, John
THE UNDERTAKERS WIND
$10.00 AUD

Author. No place. 1992. 1st Ed. (2), 107 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Crease to the first 3 pages, light foxing, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.7. 0646092405

18445
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE ADVENTURE OF SAIL 1520-1914
$15.00 AUD

Ferndale Editions. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1970 original. Introduction by Uffa Fox. 256 PP with 265 b/w illust. & 44 colour plates in text. Title-page: 17th Century Compass Card. Half-title page: The building of the Ark. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.3 x 31.5. 0905746015

Illustrated history of sailing ships and contemporary accounts of historic voyages, extracts from journals of famous mariners and classic sea tales.

48368
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE ADVENTURE OF SAIL 1520-1914
$20.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1970. 1st US edition. Introduction by Uffa Fox. 256 PP with 265 b/w illust. & 44 colour plates in text. Title-page: 17th Century Compass Card. Half-title page: The building of the Ark. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover. Covers rubbed at hinges. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Oblong: 25.3 x 31.5.

Illustrated history of sailing ships and contemporary accounts of historic voyages, extracts from journals of famous mariners and classic sea tales.

48674
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
THE ADVENTURE OF SAIL 1520-1914
$25.00 AUD

Paul Elek Productions. London. 1970. 1st edition with an introduction by Uffa Fox. 256 PP with 265 b/w illustrations. & 44 colour plates. Title-page: 17th Century Compass Card. Half-title page: The building of the Ark. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, device (Compass' Rose) in blind on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with small chips and a spine lightly sunned. Covers rubbed at hinges. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Oblong: 25.3 x 31.5.

Illustrated history of sailing ships and contemporary accounts of historic voyages, extracts from journals of famous mariners and classic sea tales.

72472
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
FIGHTING UNDER THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

W. W. Norton & Co. New York. 1965. 1st printing of the US edition. (2), 174 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Covers with rubbed patches, Ex library copy with stamps on endpapers and top outside edge, identification number at foot of spine of dust jacket. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. An excellent reading copy. 21.5 x 14.5.

65834
MACKAY, Scott
A FRIEND IN BARCELONA
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Toronto, Canada. 1991. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Very good. 24.2 x 16.5. 0002234998

17614
MacKENZIE, Gordon (Editor)
THE COMPASS, A Magazine of the Sea - Vol.L, No.2, 1980
$15.00 AUD

Mobil Oil. New York. 1980. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front (Olivebank, colour painting by Hans Skaalegaard). Very good. 30.5 x 22.7.

Wijsmuller B V, by M.J. Collins. Over 150 shipwrecks located on the coasts of the West Indies Island of "Dominica", including the galleons of the Spanish treasure fleet of 1567, by Steve Voynick. John Williams, Seadog Apostle of the South Seas, by Paul Brock. AMVER, Computerized life saving, by Raymond Schuessler.

74993
MacKENZIE, Gordon (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LVII, No.1 - 1987
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1987. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front ("Ansett Airlines"). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Ansett Transport Industries Limited (8 pages). Missing and Presumed Down! , Amelia Erhart (11 pages), by Cdr. H.M. Anthony, USCG. The Romance of Tea, by Walter W. Jaffee.

20394
MACPHERSON, A.G.H. (editor)
THE MACPHERSON COLLECTION, The Sea Story of the English-Speaking Race
$15.00 AUD

Gallery, Cavendish Square. London. 1927. 1st Ed. (4), 52 PP with 2 tail pieces, 4 colour and 8 b/w plates. Vignette on title page and on back cover. Soft covers chipped around edges and a little foxed, illustration on back cover (The Portuguese Ship St. Paul, wrecked off Sumatra, 1561). Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.

An impression on the Macpherson collection: Discovery, naval actions, portraits... Whaling, Atlases.

44931
MAIN ROYAL
THE WIND VANE
$15.00 AUD

Unwin Brothers. London. 1957. 1st edition. 178 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on lightly sunned spine. Note and address on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.1 x 14.2

9 short stories on the sea: intercolonial trade in the Pacific or in New Zealand waters.

60391
MALHERBE, Gaston
LA CONQUETE DES MERS
$10.00 AUD

Editions Mondo. Lauzanne. 1971. 1st Ed. 168, (8) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. overs lightly soiled. Stamp on front endpaper. French text. Very good. 25.2 x 21.8.

52766
MANUCY, Albert
ARTILLERY THROUGH THE AGES
$10.00 AUD

National Park Service. Washington. 1986. Reprint of the 1985 edition (1949 original). IV, 92 PP with 1 painting, tables and 51 figures by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.

72838
MARS, Alastair
SUBMARINE ATTACK
$15.00 AUD

Horwitz Publications Inc. Sydney. 1961. 2nd edition of the 1959 original. 162 PP. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Slight ageing of paper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. 17.8 x 11.5.

18502
MARTIN, Brian P. (editor)
TALES OF TIME AND TIDE, Stories of Life on Britain's Shores and Coasts
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20. 9780715300503

Reminiscences and exploits of fishermen (deep-sea, mud, rock), lifeboatmen, lighthouse keepers, coastguards, crofters, etc...

47203
MARTIN, J. H.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Cathay Books. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1976 edition by Hennerwood Publications. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: crew setting sails. Eps: Thames barges. Illustrated hard cover. Edges of covers rubbed. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 08611780523

The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...

58105
MARTIN, J. H.
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

J.W. Books. Sydney. 1976. 1st Australian edition of the Hennerwood Publications original. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: crew setting sails. Eps: Thames barges. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 32.5 x 24. 0907407218

The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...

58282
MARTIN, J. H.
THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Cathay Books. London. 1979. Reprint of the 1976 edition by Hennerwood Publications. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: crew setting sails. Eps: Thames barges. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 08611780523

The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...

18066
MARTIN, J.H. & BENNETT, Geoffrey
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Queen Mary. Eps: Warship firing guns. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 0706406257

The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...

58353
MARTIN, J.H. & BENNETT, Geoffrey
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: Queen Mary. Eps: Warship firing guns. Illustrated hard cover. Note on verso of front endpaper. Very good. 32.5 x 24. 0706406257

The age of fighting sail - Great ocean liners - History of ship design - Voyages of adventure...

47719
MARTYR, Weston, ALLCOT, John, et al.
SHIPS OF THE SEVEN SEAS (in The Sydney Mail )
$40.00 AUD

John Fairfax & Sons. Sydney. 1936. Special Ships' Number, No. 1261, Vol. XLIX, issued 27th May 1936. 72 PP with 3 colour and many b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour painting of the Torrens by John Allcot). Front cover slightly rubbed. Lacks the colour supplement of the Queen Mary steaming at full speed. Light foxing, staples rusty, o/wise near fine. 40 x 29.

Publication synchronised with the departure from England of the great White Star-Cunarder Queen Mary on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.

57219
MARTYR, Weston, ALLCOT, John, et al.
SHIPS OF THE SEVEN SEAS (in The Sydney Mail )
$30.00 AUD

John Fairfax & Sons. Sydney. 1936. Special Ships' Number, No. 1261, Vol. XLIX, issued 27th May 1936. 72 PP with 3 colour and many b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (colour painting of the Torrens by John Allcot). Front cover chipped and rubbed, back cover missing. Lacks the colour supplement of the Queen Mary steaming at full speed. Light foxing, staples rusty. Still a very good copy. Large format: 40 x 29.

Publication synchronised with the departure from England of the great White Star-Cunarder Queen Mary on her maiden voyage across the Atlantic.

15576
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II
$15.00 AUD

World Publishing. Cleveland. 1963. 1st Ed. 249 PP, (3), plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the voyage of Nina II. Gilt decorated cloth cover, dj (chipped), o/wise very good. 22 x 14.8.

1962 re-enactment of the 1492 crossing of the North Atlantic by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage of discovery of the Americas.

39972
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1964. 1st UK edition of the 1963 US original. 249 PP, (3), plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the voyage of Nina II. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.8.

1962 re-enactment of the 1492 crossing of the North Atlantic by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage of discovery of the Americas.

65526
MARZARI, Mario (editor)
NAVI DI LEGNO - Evoluzione Tecnica e Sviluppo della Cantieristica nel Mediterraneo dal XVI Secolo a Oggi
$100.00 AUD

Lint / Comune di Grado. Trieste, Italy. 1998. 1st Ed. Forewords by Giovanni Battista Salvini & Angelo Marzollo. 364, (4) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Abstracts between pages 363 and 362 (30 in English, and 8 in Italian). Pictorial soft cover. Texts of papers: 2 in French, 6 in English & 28 in Italian. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 8881900521 / 9788881900527

International Conference: "Wooden shipbuilding in the Mediterranean. Technical Evolution and Shipyards Development from the 16th century until today", held in Grado 21st to 25th May 1997. 36 papers: 2 in French - 6 in English and 28 in Italian. 38 abstracts: 30 in English and 8 in Italian (abstract of the 2 French papers are in Italian and English). An important work.

40439
MASEFIELD, John
THE BIRD OF DAWNING
$5.00 AUD

Century Publishing. London. 1984. Paperback reprint in the Century Seafarers series, of the 1933 original. 223 PP. Pictorial soft cover with light wear and a small crease on front corner. Stamp in blind of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.3 x 13.5. 0712603344

Novel. Adventures of the crew of a China Clipper. Abandon of the ship...

68923
MASSON, Philippe
MARINES ET OCEANS - Ressouces, échanges, stratégies
$30.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 1982. 1st edition, in the "Notre Siècle" series. 499, (3) PP with tables and 196 b/w or colour illustrations, plus 16 pages with 7 maps in colour and 4 graphs (1 b/w & 3 colour). Pictorial soft covers and spine with creases. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 17 2110807687

74264
MAURICE, Colonel J. F.
MILITARY HISTORY OF THE CAMPAIGN OF 1881 IN EGYPT
$40.00 AUD

Tle London Stamp Exchange Ltd. London. c. 1973. Reprint of the 1887 original. VI, 221 PP with tables and 2 sketches of battles. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a few rubs/nicks, o/wise a fine copy. 22 x 15. 0948130008

41825
MAURICE, René
LA FREGATE DE LA LIBERTE
$25.00 AUD

Editions du Gulf Stream. Rochefort, France. 2001. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 16 drawings. Inside front cover: Chart of the Gulf Stream, by Benjamin Franklin. Inside back cover: folded cut away (60 x 22 cms) of L'Hermione, by Jean-Benoit Héron. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15.4.

The French frigate L'Hermione, and her 1780 voyage to the USA with the Baron de Saint Romain de Vissac, better known as Gilbert Motier de Lafayette.

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

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

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

37837
MAZERAN, Helene
GEOPOLITIQUE DE L'OCEAN INDIEN
$40.00 AUD

Centre des Hautes Etudes sur l'Afrique et l'Asie Modernes. Paris. 1994. 1st Ed. 170 PP, (4) with figures (graphs, maps) and tables. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.5. 2903182396

Geopolitics of the Indian Ocean. Petroleum and ore trades. Shipping routes. Strategic importance and military presence.

56564
McCAFFRIE, Jack (editor)
POSITIONING NAVIES FOR THE FUTURE: Challenge and Response - Proceedings of the Royal Australian Navy Sea Power Conference 2004
$40.00 AUD

The Sea Power Centre - Australia / Halstead Press. Canberra. 2007. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral C. A. Ritchie. 272 PP with 1 table and 1 map. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 23.7 x 15.8. 1920831339

24 papers: Strategies - Operations - Technology - Challenges (Royal Australian Navy, Asia-Pacific Navies) and Responses (USN, RAN, RNZN, French Navy).

35596
McDOWELL, William
THE SHAPE OF SHIPS - The story of ships from the earliest times to the present day
$10.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1957. 3rd impression of the 1950 original. 232 PP 48 line drawings, plus 16 colour plates (all illustrations by the author). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper, closed tears to dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

49999
McDOWELL, William
THE SHAPE OF SHIPS - The story of ships from the earliest times to the present day
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1952. 2nd impression of the 1950 original. 232 PP with 48 line drawings, plus 16 colour plates (all illustrations by the author). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine, dj. Presentation plate to previous owner pasted down on front endpaper. Dust jacket rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.

74603
McGINTY, Stephen
CAMP Z - The Secret Life of Rudolf Hess
$15.00 AUD

Quercus. London. 2011. 1st paperback edition. XVI, 336 PP, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.2 x 15. 9780857380715

"Camp Z", at Mytchett Place near Aldershot, where Rudolf Hess was kept between May 1942 and October 1945 for the Judgement at Nuremberg.

30332
MCGOWAN, Alan
THE CENTURY BEFORE STEAM: The Development of the Sailing Ship 1700-1820
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in The Ship series, edited by Basil Greenhill. 60 PP with 39 illust. Eps: 6 body plans of typical vessels c. 1800. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903142

30329
McGRAIL, Sean
RAFTS, BOATS AND SHIPS: From Prehistoric Times to the Medieval Era (Volume 1 in The Ship series]
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1981. 1st Ed. Edited by Basil Greenhill. 88 PP with 53 plates. Eps: Maps. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903126

30911
MCKEE, Alexander
A HERITAGE OF SHIPS - A Regional Guide
$10.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust. (location maps, plans and photos). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.3 x 15.6. 0285628550

A Heritage of Ships: in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Island.

20337
McLEAY, Alison
THE WORLD OF THE ONEDIN LINE
$10.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Renewed endpapers, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0725403853

The book on the television series. The film and the real life of the shipowner James Baines and the hard-driving Captain Bully Forbes.

40426
McLEAY, Alison
THE WORLD OF THE ONEDIN LINE
$5.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Ex library copy with stamps on title page, and renewed endpapers. Good. 24 x 17.5. 0725403853

The book on the television series. The film and the real life of the shipowner James Baines and the hard-driving Captain Bully Forbes.

60715
McNEILL, William H.
THE GREAT FRONTIER - Freedom and Hierarchy in Modern Times
$5.00 AUD

Princeton Universty Press. Princeton, NJ. 1983. 1st Ed. (6), 73, (3) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0691046581

The Frontier of European expansion. 2 lectures delivered in the Spring of 1982 at the 4th Charles Edmonson Historical Lectures, Baylor University.

38540
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN
$20.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1969. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note on dedication page and name of previous owner on preliminary page. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982

Historic novel. Naval Service of the East India Company during the Napoleonic wars.

53917
MEACHAM, Ellis K.
THE EAST INDIAMAN
$5.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1969. 1st UK edition of the 1968 US original. (8), 337 PP with decorations and map by Samuel H. Bryant. Title page: vignette of an East Indiaman. Eps: Map of the route followed by the East Indiamen. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (reinforced). Ex library copy with stamps on title page and sellotape marks on endpapers & covers. Good reading copy . 22.2 x 14.5. 0340042982

Novel. Naval Service of the East India Company. during the Napoleonic wars.

60905
MEAD, Walter Russell
GOD AND GOLD: Britain, America and the Making of the Modern World
$15.00 AUD

Atlantic Books. London. 2007. 1st UK edition (with own preface) of the US original. XVII, 449 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781843547235

44905
MEILE-HUBER, Brigitte
FREUND UND FEIND AM SEE - Zürich und Rapperswil im Spätmittelalter (in Turicum)
$5.00 AUD

Orell Füssli Zeitschriften. Zürich. 1990. Fall 1990. Contains article from P.12 to 23 with 8 colour and 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. German text. Near fine. 30 x 23.7.

War on the lake of Zurich at the end of the middle age.

65314
MENDOZA, Carlos Alberto & MORALES, Eusebio A.
ECOS DE DOS NOTABLES TRANCES EN LA VIDA DEL CHOLO MARTIR: Alegato en defensa de Victoriano Lorenzo acusado del delito de homicidio (1892) / Mi Testimonio (1903)
$15.00 AUD

Comision del Centenario de la Republica / Biblioteca del Centenario. Alcadia de Panama. 2003. April 2003 edition "Edicion de Homenaje en el Centenario del Fusilamiento 1903 - 2003. 24 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Inside covers: portrait of Victoriano Lorenzo. Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text. Fine. 24.3 x 17.

40117
MERRETT, John
THE TRUE BOOK ABOUT STEAMSHIPS
$20.00 AUD

Frederick Muller. London. 1953. 1st Ed. 141 PP with 15 illustrations by C. W. Ende. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Light offsetting on endpapers. Near fine. 19 x 13.

Written for children, however very informative.

38960
MERRIEN, Jean
LA GRANDE HISTOIRE DES BATEAUX
$15.00 AUD

Editions Denoël. Paris. 1957. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 117 illustrations by Bernard Duval. Hard cover, device on front cover. Foxing on endpapers and outside edges. French text. Very good. 23.3 x 18.

66501
MESSIAEN, Jacky (editor)
PILOTES MARITIMES - Histoire de Trente Trois Stations de Pilotage de France et d'Outre-Mer
$50.00 AUD

Author. Dunkerque. 1984. 1st Ed. 593, (3) PP with b/w photos. Card covers, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 24.7 x 21.

Pilots stations in ports on the North Sea, English Channel, Atlantic coasts, Mediterranean coast, and some overseas outposts: Djibouti, Nouméa, Saint Pierre et Miquelon.

46863
METZ, Max S. & STEFFAN, Ernest B. (editors)
EUROPA AETERNA - Une vue d'ensemble de la vie de l' Europe et de ses Peuples: Sa Culture / Son Economie / L'Etat et l'homme (in 3 volumes)
$45.00 AUD

Editions Metz. Zurich. 1964. 1st French edition. Volume I: XVI, 360 PP with tables and 2 maps, plus 74 plates with 36 portraits, 118 b/w photos and 2 colour plates on full page. Volume II: 364 PP with tables and 4 maps, plus 64 plates with 192 b/w photos and 3 colour plates on full page. Volume III: (8), 392 PP with tables and location maps, plus 50 plates with 273 portraits and 74 b/w photos, and 6 colour plates on full page. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Very good set. French text. 28.7 x 21.

Cultural, Historic, Economic ... briefs, on the countries of Europe.

73326
MEZIERE, Henri & SAUVAGE, Jean-Marie
LES AILES FRANCAISES - L'Aviation Marchande de 1919 à nos Jours
$35.00 AUD

Editions Rive Droite. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 422 PP with tables, organization diagrams and b/w illustrations (maps, sketch maps and 14 photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Covers have light wear, o/wise near fine. French text. 23.5 x 16. 2941520536

67875
MILLAR, Jack
TRUE AUSTRALIAN SEA STORIES
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1978. 1st Ed. 213 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Hard cover, dj with a few small chips, otherwise fine. 26 x 19.5. 072700266X

Storm, shipwreck, piracy, gold robbery, heroism plus the stirring exploits of men against the sea.

75727
MILLAR, Jack
TRUE AUSTRALIAN SEA STORIES
$25.00 AUD

Rigby Ltd. Adelaide. 1978. 1st Ed. 213 PP with b/w illustrations throughout. Hard cover, dj. Discreet stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on front endpaper. Signed by the author on title page. Clipping from the "Saturday Evening Mercury", dated 15th April 1978 and laminated, loosely inserted. Near fine. 26 x 19.5. 072700266X

Storm, shipwreck, piracy, gold robbery, heroism plus the stirring exploits of men against the sea.

70692
MILLER, Alice Duer
THE WHITE CLIFFS
$10.00 AUD

Hicks, Smith & Wright. Melbourne & Sydney. 1944. 8th Australian edition of the 1941 original. Preface by Sir Walter Layton. (6), 42 PP. Stapled card covers, soiled dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on half title page. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 18.3 x 12.5.

Poem on the USA/United Kingdom relationship.

75216
MILLER, Dorcas S. (editor)
RESCUE - Stories of Survival from Land and Sea
$15.00 AUD

Thunder's Mouth Press / Avalon Publishing. New York. 1999 1st Ed., in the Adrenaline Book series. (8), 376 PP with 21 b/w illustrations (frontispiece and 20 headpieces). Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. Faint foxing. Remainder mark on lower outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.5. 9781560252580

71150
MITCHELL, Sir William (editor)
MARITIME NOTES AND QUERIES: A Record of Shipping Law and Usage - Volume III
$90.00 AUD

Spottiswoode & Co. London. 1876. Vol. III, August 1876, compiled and edited from "Shipping and Mercantile Gazette" Daily Newspaper. 4 (adverts.), (4), VIII, 223 PP, (1 adverts). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine. Covers a little rubbed around edges (shelf wear) and lightly soiled. Contents near fine. Scarce. 26.5 x 19.5.

A book of reference for Shipowners, Shipbrokers, Charterers, and Consignees, and Shipmasters' Complete Guide. December 1875 to August 1876.

74902
MOLDENHAUER, Joseph J. (Editor)
CAPE COD
$10.00 AUD

Princeton University Press. 1993. 1st Paperback ed. (8), 235 PP including an Index. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 20.2 x 13. 069100076X

45124
MONDEY, David (editor)
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE WORLD'S AIRCRAFT
$10.00 AUD

New Burlington Books. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1978 original. 320 PP with over 1000 reference illustrations (b/w or colour). Fp: Boeing 747-124. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on the inside of the dust jacket and on half title page, o/wise near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0906286395

History..., A-Z directory of almost 1500 manufacturers.

18552
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER Book 2 - Darken Ship, The Unfinished Novel
$20.00 AUD

Cassell Ltd. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 181 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise contents are fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304307076

19347
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER - Book I: Running Proud
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Ltd. London. 1978. 1st Ed. (12), 524 PP with 7 headpieces and 7 maps on double page. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0304296090

41233
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1952. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 as Depends What You Mean by Love. 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with pieces missing at tope front and back. Offsetting on endpapers, occasional foxing. Contents near fine and overall a very good clean copy. 24.2 x 18.8.

55917
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER, Book 1 - Running Proud
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1979. 1st paperback edition of the September 1978 original. 509 PP with 14 b/w illustrations (7 drawings, and 7 maps on double page). PIctorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Slight ageing and foxing of paper. Very good reading copy. 17.7 x 11. 0330258451

69636
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
HMS MARLBOROUGH WILL ENTER HARBOUR
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1952. December reprint of the November 1952. Originally published in 1947 in "Depends What You Mean by Love". 96 PP with 19 illustrations by James Holland. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. 0ccasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 18.8.

50251
MONSARRAT, Nicholas (editor)
THE BOYS' BOOK OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Cassell & Co. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Foreword by Nicholas Monsarrat. X, 197 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by James Holland (6 head pieces and 9 on full page). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Head of spine of dust jacket with piece missing and now in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.

67699
MORAND, Paul
LA ROUTE DES INDES
$20.00 AUD

Librairie Plon. Paris. 1936. Limited edition of 840 numbered copies (No. 481 / 840) on "papier d' alfa" in Collection La Palatine. . (6); IV, 354 PP, plus 1 large folded plate at rear of book. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. French text. Very good. 19.8 x 13.

30330
MORRISON, John
LONG SHIPS AND ROUND SHIPS - Warfare and Trade in the Mediterranean 3000 BC - 5000 AD
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1980. 1st Ed., Volume 2 in "The Ship" series. 60 PP with 42 plates. Eps: Maps of Mediterranean waters. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0112903118

30677
MORVAN, F.
LEGENDS OF THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Crescent Books. New York. 1980. 1st English edition, translated from the French by David Macrae. 200, (6) PP with 15 b/w illust., plus 32 pages with 27 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.5 x 20. 517307073

The origin of the sea - Waves & Currents - Sea bed - Stars - Storms...

75836
MOYSE-BARTLETT H.
A HISTORY OF THE MERCHANT NAVY
$35.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1937. 1st Ed. 303 PP with 53 illustrations (drawings, engravings & maps), plus 31 b/w plates. Fp: The West Indiaman Medina under sail. Cloth cover, device and title in blind on front cover, gilt device and title on spine, dj price clipped). Dust jacket with tears and pieces missing, now in a protective sleeve. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, otherwise contents are fine. 20 x 13.7.

Concise and comprehensive story of discovery, exploration, expansion of shipping and trade... relationship between Merchant and Royal Navies.

74289
MUNRO, Captain D. J.
CONVOYS, BLOCKADES AND MYSTERY TOWERS
$35.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. c. 1932. 1st edition with a foreword by Commander Carlyon Bellairs, R.N. XIV, (2), 208 PP, plus 15 plates with 18 b/w illustrations (1 map, 3 plans and 14 photos). Fp: Captain D.J. Munro. FEP: An attack on a convoy by submarines off Malta. REP: Map showing track of Convoy out to Port Said and Back Home. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Offsetting on endpapers and occasional foxing. Cloth cover with light shelf wear, gilt title on spine. A very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 24 x 16.5.

46462
N/A
A CITIZEN'S GUIDE TO THE LONDON BOROUGH OF GREENWICH
$10.00 AUD

South East London & Kentish Mercury Group Publication. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 48 b/w photos (and over 42 pages of advertisements). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 28.4 x 21.

Published to celebrate 100 years of the Prime Meridian passing at Greenwich.

52221
N/A
The SuperBook of SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Macdonald Educational Ltd. London. 1977. 1st edition adapted from the 1971 original Ships by Brian Benson, and published in the Visual Library series. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (detailed drawings, cutaways, cross-sections and labelled diagrams). Pictorial soft cover. Very light foxing. Very good. 28 x 21.7. 0356055949

62430
N/A
EXETER MARITIME MUSEUM
$10.00 AUD

Exeter Maritime Museum. Exeter. 1971. November 1971 edition. 16 PP with 20 b/w photos. Inside front cover: location map of Exeter. Inside rear cover: plan of Exeter. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.3 x 19.

Includes a brief history of the Exeter Canal.

63778
N/A
EU Common Security and Defence Policy - CSDP newsletter (issue 12)
$10.00 AUD

Council of the European Union. Strasbourg. 2012. Issue No. 12, Winter 2012 / 2013. Editorial by Catherine Ashton. 36 PP with colour illustrations (maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Text in either French or English. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

67821
N/A
CENT ANS DE VIE FRANCAISE A LA REVUE DES DEUX MONDES - Le Livre du Centenaire
$25.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette / Revue des Deux Mondes. Paris. 1929. Edition limited to 270 copies. One of the 50 copies marked H.C. (Hors Commerce). Preface by René Doumic. 524, (4) PP, plus 51 plates with b/w illustrations (portraits, recto verso of medals for the centenary, front cover of some issues, manuscript...). Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound copy, retaining original covers (spine tipped in on last page), leather spine with raised bands and gilt title, cloth boards. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 17.5..

51487
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
A Concise Guide to the NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM GREENWICH
$5.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum / HMSO. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 2 plans of the Museum and 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.2 x 12.2.

18061
NATKIEL, Richard & PRESTON, Anthony
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1986 original edition. 256 PP with bw illust. (paintings, photos...) and many coloured maps and plans in text. Half title-page: The cog of the Hanseatic League. Title-page: Magellan in the Straits bearing his name. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 28.6 x 22.5. 0861242068

Naval battles, the explorers, the evolving patterns of trade and commerce throughout the world...

18058
NATKIEL, Richard & PRESTON, Antony
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY, The Weidenfeld...
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings, photos...) and many coloured maps and plans. Half title-page: The cog of the Hanseatic League. Title-page: Magellan in the Straits bearing his name. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.5.

Naval battles, the explorers, the evolving patterns of trade and commerce throughout the world...

75712
NEILL, Peter (editor)
AMERICAN SEA WRITING: A Literary Anthology
$20.00 AUD

The Library of America. New York. 2000. 1st Ed. Foreword by Nathaniel Philbrick. XXI, 671, (3) PP. Hard cover, illustrated front and back covers, gilt title on cloth spine. Name of previous owner on inside front cover with dedicatory note on FFEP and stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on FFEP. An otherwise fine copy. 23.5 x 13.5. 18830118331

77 of these "Sea Stories".

46459
NEVILE, Wendy, PALMER, Debbie, LUDLOW, Barbara, et al..
OUR GREENWICH
$5.00 AUD

Victory Promotions. London. 1993. 1st Ed. No pagination, 48 PP with 24 pages of advertisements, 1 map and 2 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Cutty Sark). Fine. 21 x 14.5.

A guide to Greenwich.

70830
NEWMAN, Bernard
SAVOY! CORSICA! TUNIS! - Mussolini's Dream Lands
$30.00 AUD

Herbert Jenkins. London. 1940. 2nd printing of the 1940 edition, in the Colonial Library series. 282 PP, (6 publications) with 4 sketch maps, plus 18 pages with 33 b/w photos. Fp: in the Oasis of Gabes. Eps: Sketch map "Savoy! Corsica! Tunis!". Blue cloth cover, title on front cover and spine (yellow lettering), dj. Dust jacket with chips and small pieces missing. Foxing on outside edges and remnants of bookplate on half-title page. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

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.

41705
NISBET, W. H.
THE LONE SURVIVOR
$10.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1955. 1st Ed. 255 PP. Hard cover, dj. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. 19.5 x 13.2.

Novel. World War II.

75283
NOËL, Bernard
DICTIONNAIRE DE LA COMMUNE (in 2 volumes)
$40.00 AUD

Flammarion. Paris. 1978. 1st edition in the "Flammarion Champ Historique" series. New edition of the 1971 original, with 73 new entries and a Thematic Index. Vol. I (No. FH 1035): 327, (5) PP. Vol. II (No. FH 1054): 291, (3) PP. Soft covers, illustrated front. French text. Slight ageing of paper. Sold as a set. Very good. 17.8 x 11.

Upheaval in Paris, following the surrender in Sudan of the French Army to the victorious Prussians. End of Empire, 3rd French Republic... first Communist government in Paris.

60281
NUNN, Judy
PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. (8), 661, (3 publications) PP. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 23.2 x 15.2. 1740513045

Novel set in New Hebrides, now Vanuatu.

41347
O'BRIAN, Patrick
BLUE AT THE MIZZEN
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 1999. 1st UK edition. (6), 262 PP with 1 sails plan of a square-rigged ship. Pictorial stiff covers. Light ageing of paper. Very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780002261289

Jack Aubrey and Stephen Maturin off to South America on the "Surprise".

43689
O'BRIAN, Patrick
THE HUNDRED DAYS
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1988 original by Harper Collins. (6), 281 PP with 1 sail plan of a square-rigged ship. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 19.7 x 13. 9780006512110

Actions in the Western Mediterranean Sea after Napoleon's escape fom Elba Island.

64385
O'BRIAN, Patrick
DESOLATION ISLAND
$5.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2003. Paperback reprint. 325 PP. Inside covers: colour jackets of other titles. Pictorial soft cover. Creases on spine and light edgewear. Very good. 17.8 x 11.2. 0006499244

Voyage to New South Wales with a ship load of convicts.

69658
O'CONNOR, P. Fitzgerald
STORM
$10.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 126, (2) PP with 5 drawings by David Chalmers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Previous owner's and library stamps on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 20.4 x 14.

55609
OBIN, Alan
BIBLIOGRAPHY OF NAUTICAL BOOKS
$30.00 AUD

Warsash Nautical Bookshop. Southampton. 1986. Revised reprint of the 1st edition of 1985. 215, (3) PP, plus Supplement No. 1, May 1986 with 19 PP and Supplement No. 2, September 1986 with 31 PP. Soft cover. Spine rubbed. Name of previous owner at top of front cover. Very good. 33 x 22. 0948646004

Books classification by colour coded pages: Title (blue), Author (pink), Subject (white), Hydrographic Dept. (green), International Marine Organisation (yellow), and Statutory Instruments i.e. HMSO (blue).

74178
ORPEN, Neil
EAST AFRICAN AND ABYSSINIAN CAMPAIGNS
$100.00 AUD

Purnell. Cape Town, South Africa. 1968. 1st Ed. Volume I in the South African Forces, World War II series. Foreword by C. G. Kerr. Introduction by Lt. -General George E. Brink. XIV, 390 PP with 17 maps, plus 30 plates with 69 b/w photos and 3 maps in colour (2 of them folded). Hard covers gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 25.3 x 16.

69913
OVERY, Richard
All About HISTORY - Book of WORLD WAR II
$15.00 AUD

Imagine Publishing Ltd. Bournemouth, Dorset. 2014. 1st edition by Jon White & Alex Hoskins. 260 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Closed tear on front cover (repaired). Fine. 29.7 x 23. 9781910155295

The events, people and places that shaped the war.

38241
OXLADE, Chris
ALL ABOUT SHIPS - Amazing Maritime Facts
$10.00 AUD

Southwater. London. 2000. 1st Ed. 64 PP with over 250 colour illustrations (photographs and explanatory artworks). Pictorial card cover. As new condition. 22.5 x 17. 1842150154

69801
PADFIELD, Peter
MARITIME DOMINION and the Triumph of the Free World - Naval Campaigns that Shaped the Modern World 1852-2001
$20.00 AUD

The Overlook Press. New York. 2010. 1st US edition. XIV, 369 PP with 4 maps and 4 battle diagrams, plus 16 pages with 41 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 9781590203323

71562
PAINE, Lincoln
THE SEA AND CIVILIZATION, A Maritime History of the World
$25.00 AUD

Atlantic Books. London. 2015. Reprint of 2013 1st Edition. xxxvi, 744 PP with b/w illustrations in text, plus 16 pages with 26 colour plates. Pictorial soft covers. As new. 22.2 x 15.5. 9781782393580

From the long-distance migration by sea ... to the enormous demographic, cultural and political changes brought about by commercial shipping and naval warfare throughout the post-Cold War era... How the rise and fall of civilizations can be linked to the sea.

58574
PAINE, Lincoln P.
DOWN EAST: A Maritime History of Maine
$25.00 AUD

Tilbury House. Gardiner, Maine. 2000. 1st Ed. 180 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans, drawings and paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on half title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 23 x 15. 0884482227

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

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

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

73568
PALIN, Michael
HIMALAYA
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 2004. 1st edition. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 27.2 x 19.5. 0297847310

74255
PARKES Surgeon-Lieut. O. & PRENDERGAST, Maurice (editors)
JANE'S FIGHTING SHIPS 1919
$85.00 AUD

David & Charles Reprints. Newton Abbot. 1969. Reprint of the 1919 original edition. (4), 161(period advertisements), over 634, PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (photographs, plans, profiles & silhouettes, flags and uniforms). Fp: H.M.S. Hood. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket rubbed at head and foot. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 31.5. 0715347160

18191
PARRY, J. H. (author and chief consultant)
ROMANCE OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. 1st Ed. 312 PP, profusely & lavishly illustrated. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover. Top edge of covers lightly sunned. Slight musty smell, o/wise very good. Oblong: 27.5 x 35. 0970443461

Covers all aspects of Man's use of the ocean. The development of ships, exploration, traders, corsairs & conquerors, slavers & scientists. Beautifully presented work.

18340
PARRY, J. H. (author and chief consultant)
ROMANCE OF THE SEA
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. 1st Ed. 312 PP, profusely & lavishly illustrated. Marbled endpapers. Cloth cover, dj (lightly rubbed with a few chips). Near fine. Oblong: 27.5 x 35. 0970443461

Covers all aspects of Man's use of the ocean. The development of ships, exploration, traders, corsairs & conquerors, slavers & scientists. Beautifully presented work.

44077
PASCALLON, Pierre (editor)
LES ARMEES FRANCAISES A L'AUBE DU XXIe SIECLE - Tome I: La Marine Nationale
$50.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2002. 1st Ed., in Collection Défense, with an introduction by Alain, Oudot de Dainville, Vice-Amiral d'Escadre. 460 PP, (6 advertisements) with maps, graphs, diagrams and b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747525341

The French Navy at the turn of the 21st century.

49289
PAYNE, Edward John (editor)
VOYAGES OF THE ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN TO AMERICA. First Series: HAWKINS FROBISHER DRAKE
$15.00 AUD

Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1893. 2nd edition of the 1880 original. LVI, 280 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5.

Select Narratives from the 'Principal Navigations' of Hakluyt.

20327
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS
$15.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP, plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, small marginal stains on lower edge of endpapers & 3 plates, o/wise very good. 22.4 x 15.5

The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.

53762
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS
$20.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. Image shows the title-page and frontispiece. 22.4 x 15.5

The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.

74334
PELLY, Admiral Sir Henry
300,000 SEA MILES - An Autobiography
$150.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1938. 1st Ed. XI, 223 PP with 3 position diagrams plus 1 folded map & 8 bw plates. Cloth cover, gilt signature on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Quite scarce. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22.6 x 14.5.

Far East: 1881-1886. West Indies: 1886-1890. The South Seas 1891-1899 with duties such as supervising the blackbirding trade to Queensland, with HMS "Tauranga" based in Nouméa... HMS "Tiger" and the Battle of Dogger Bank.

18309
PERNOUD, Georges
COMME UN POISSON DANS L'EAU
$10.00 AUD

Edita SA. Lausanne. 1990. 1st Ed. 139 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 25.5. 2880012597

Souvenir edition of Thalassa with articles on Discovery of the Sea, Newport (Rhode Island), Santorin, etc...

17946
PIPPING, Knut
THE MUSEUM SHIP SIGYN OF WARDO
$10.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. London. 1980. Occasional Lecture No.2 (2), II, 24 PP with 21 b/w illustrations. Card covers soiled, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5. 0905555473

The last wooden three-masted merchant sailing ship and a museum on the river Aura in the port of Abo in Finland.

55622
POLAK, Jean
BIBLIOGRAPHIE MARITIME FRANCAISE, depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à 1914
$150.00 AUD

Editions des 4 seigneurs. Grenoble. 1976. 1st edition limited to 1400 (1300 of them on Papier Bouffant) . One of the unnumbered copies on Papier Bouffant. 367, (3) PP, plus 60 pages with 20 b/w plates (8 title page and 12 illustrations) and 18 pages for notes personnelles. Cloth cover, gilt device and decorations on front cover, gilt title and decoration on spine. Faint foxing on outside edges. French text. Near fine. 32.5 x 25.

Over 9627 entries. From: 1- Abeille (J.) ... to: 9627 - Zurcher et Margollé.

74318
POLISH Air Force Association
DESTINY CAN WAIT - The Polish Air Force in the Second World War
$100.00 AUD

William Heinemann Ltd. London. 1949. 1st Ed. Foreword by Viscount Portal of Hungerford, Marshal of the Royal Ai Force. XVI, 402 PP with tables and over 12 tail-pieces by J. Faczynski & A.W. Gürtler, plus 12 pages with 12 b/w drawings by Feliks Topolski, 16 pages for 8 plates in colour by J.M. Miszewski & W. D. Wlodarczyk, and 40 pages with over 108 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): "These Were Polish Targets". Cloth covers, decoration and title on spine. An Ex Circulating Library copy with small remnant of label on FFEP. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 23.8 x 17.

44215
POOLMAN, Kenneth
PERISCOPE DEPTH - Submarines at War
$5.00 AUD

Sphere Books. London. 1984. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original published by William Kimber. (6), 213, (4 publications) PP with 2 drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Browning of paper around outside edges, o/wise very good. 17.7 x 10.8. 0722169140

The full story of submarines at war.

70821
POPHAM, Hugh
MONSTERS AND MARLINSPIKES - Being a true account of the voyage of Lee-O! The Jolly Yachtsman ond his crew in the schooner "Pegasus" and of the Marvellous Adventures which befell them
$25.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 150 PP with 14 b/w beautiful illustrations by Graham Oakley (1 vignette on title page, 1 on double page, 4 tail pieces and 8 on full page). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 20.5 x 13.3.

46365
PRESSFIELD, Steven
TIDES OF WAR
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. London. 2000. 1st paperback edition. (18), 427 PP with head pieces, and 2 maps on double page. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.4. 0385601646

An epic novel of Alcibiades and the Peloponnesian War.

52680
PRESTON, Antony
SUBMARINE WARFARE. An Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Thunder Bay Press. San Diego, Ca. 1999. 1st US edition. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, cutaways and photos). Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 29.2 x 21.5. 1571451722

51542
PROTHEROE, Ernest
IN DAYS OF SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Collins' Clear Type Press. London. c.1930`s. 1st Ed. 50 PP, plus 1 colour an 4 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Sea Travel - 1492. Hard cover, device and title on front board. Covers rubbed, 2cms missing at head of spine. Lacks the free fly of the front endpaper, o/wise good. 20.6 x 14.

53838
PROULX, E. Annie
THE SHIPPING NEWS
$5.00 AUD

Fourth Estate. London. 1994. 11th printing of the 1993 original. (12), 337, (3) PP with 1 tailpiece and 40 headpieces. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20 x 13. 1857022424

74879
"Q", (editor) assisted by LAUGHTON, Prof. J. K., ARNOLD-FORSTER, H. O., LAIRD CLOWES, W., WILSON, Herbert W. etc. etc.
THE STORY OF THE SEA (in two volumes)
$200.00 AUD

Cassell & Company, Limited. London. 1898. 1st Edition. Volume I: VIII, 760, PP with head & tail pieces, and b/w illustrations throughout, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Gave orders to his men to board. Volume II: VIII, 760 PP with head & tail pieces and b/w illustrations. Half-bound modern binding, retaining the original covers and spine, renewed endpapers. All edges gilt. Minimal light foxing or ageing of paper around edges. Contents are otherwise near fine. Quite scarce. 26.3 x 19.5.

Q : Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch. Wonderful stories covering all aspects of the sea: about warfare, life in the Royal Navy, perils at sea, the pleasures, yachting, lights & signals, wrecks, smugglers, etc... Volume I with a 10 pages glossary of Nautical terms. Volume II with a 15 page glossary of sea terms and phrases, and the index for the 2 volumes.

40657
RACAULT, Jean-Michel (editor)
L'AVENTURE MARITIME
$35.00 AUD

L'Harmattan / Université de La Réunion. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed. 312 PP, (7 publications) with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747506509

22 texts on Maritime Adventure in literature or in history. A maritime myth: Bougainville and Tahiti, by Eric Fougère... Part of the maritime voyage in The known South Land by Gabriel de Foigny (1676), by Ruth Menzies... Maritime adventure and quest for love in the Toilers of the Sea (1866) by Victor Hugo, by Michèle Tafa...

74996
RANDALL, James A. (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LIX, No.1 - 1989
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1989. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers, (Bahamian Sailor, colour painting by Winslow Homer). Very good. 30.5 x 23.

Winslow Homer, Rembrandt of the Oceans (8 pages), by Raymond Schuessler. Hapag-Lloyd, Germany multi-facteted giant (8 pages). Hamburg, Europort tuns 800 (established 7th May 1189).

74995
RANDALL, James A. Gordon (editor)
THE COMPASS - A Magazine of the Sea: Vol. LVIII, No.3 - 1988
$15.00 AUD

Mobil International. New York. 1988. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers, (English fireships under Sir Francis Drake attacking the Invincible Armada). Crease on lower corner of the front cover, o/wise very good. 30.5 x 23.

The Greatest Sea Battle (9 pages), by Lloyd Slater. COSCO/China Ocean Shipping Company, by D. Rouviere Anderson. Big Birds, Aviation's lumbering giants, by William Siuru.

64916
RAWLINGS, Alfred
A SEA ANTHOLOGY, selected and illustrated by Alfred Rawlings
$20.00 AUD

Gay & Hancock Ltd. London. 1913. 1st Ed. (VII), 171 PP, plus 12 colur plates. Fp: The Thunder of the crowding waves upon the rocks. Green cloth cover is a little speckled, title in blind on front cover and gilt title on spine which is still bright. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Ageing of paper and foxing (not affecting the plates). Very good. 17.3 x 14.

Image shows frontispiece and title-page.

34485
READER'S DIGEST
GREAT TALES OF THE SEA - Volume 1
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. London. 1979. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Douglas Reeman. 430 PP with b/w and colour illust. Laminated pictorial boards. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.2.

England expects, by Dudley Pope. Youth, by Joseph Conrad. Surface at the Pole, by Commander James Calvert...

73125
READER'S DIGEST
LIFE ON THE HOME FRONT
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. Sydney. 1994. Reprint of the 1993 original, in the "Journeys into the Past" series. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine with gilt title. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.8. 0276421205

74775
READER'S DIGEST
GREAT TALES OF THE SEA - Volume 2
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Association. London. 1979. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Douglas Reeman. 430, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.2.

Capitain Cook, the Seamen's Seaman, by Alan Villiers. A Night to Remember, by Walter Lord. The Ra Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl.

75492
READER'S DIGEST
SECRETS AND STORIES OF THE WAR - Volume 1
$10.00 AUD

The Reader's Digest Association, Ltd. London. 1963 1st Ed. Foreword by Lieutenant General Sir Brian Horrocks. 360 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on cloth spine. Slight ageing of paper, otherwise fine. 19.4 x 14.

A selection of 37 articles and book condensations from the Second World War.

65126
REEMAN, Douglas
TORPEDO RUN
$10.00 AUD

Arrow Books. London. 1982. 1st paperback edition of the 1981 original. 290 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Signed by the author on title page. Near fine. 17.8 x 11. 0099283808

43974
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF MILITARY BLUNDERS
$10.00 AUD

Guinness Publishing. London. 1995. 11th reprint of the 1991 original. (4), 188 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 19. 0851129617

50537
REGAN, Geoffrey
THE GUINNESS BOOK OF NAVAL BLUNDERS
$15.00 AUD

Guinness Publishing. London. 1994. 2nd reprint of the 1993 original. (6), 186 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 19. 0851127134

46873
REID, William
WEAPONS THROUGH THE AGES
$10.00 AUD

Peerage Books . London. 1984. Reprint of the 1976 original The Lore of Arms. 280 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks by AB Nordbok). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, decoration (a four-wheeled battering ram) on front cover, dj. Near fine. 30 x 27.2. 0907408907

30808
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo
THE VOYAGE OF THE MIR-EL-LAH
$10.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1981. 1st US Ed. Forewxord by Bruce Chatwin. 256 PP with 2 diagrams, 2 maps and b/w & colour photos. Title spread: The Mir-el-Lah in Cosmoledo Lagoon. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. 24.6 x 17.5. 0670748315

The vanishing world of the dhows, from the Shatt Al Arab to East Africa then to the Seychelles and Comoro Islands.

75699
RICCIARDI, Lorenzo
THE VOYAGE OF THE MIR-EL-LAH
$5.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1981. 1st US Ed. Foreword by Bruce Chatwin. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (headpieces, 2 maps, 2 diagrams and photos) & 20 colour photos (1 on full page and 19 on double page). Title spread: The Mir-el-Lah in Cosmoledo Lagoon. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine. Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0670748315

The vanishing world of the dhows, from the Shatt Al Arab to East Africa then to the Seychelles and Comoro Islands.

69877
RICE, Tony
DO WHALES GET THE BENDS ? - Answers to 118 Fascinating Questions about the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles Nautical. London. 2010. 1st Ed. X, 163 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches and maps). Soft covers, pictorial front. Fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 9781408113264

75094
RICHARDS, Denis
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume I: The Fight at Odds
$20.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1953. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards & Hilary St. G. Saunders. XII, 430 PP with 12 maps or diagrams, plus 9 plates with maps (3 of them folded) and 20 plates with 18 photos. Fp: Air Chief Marshal Sir Cyril Newall. Hard covers, title on a sunned spine. Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.7 x 14.

75095
RICHARDS, Denis & SAUNDERS, Hilary St. G.
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume II: The Fight Avails
$30.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards. X, 416 PP with 10 maps or diagrams, plus 9 plates b/w or coloured with maps (3 of them folded) and 24 plates with 23 photos. Fp: Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder and Air Vice-Marshal A. Coningham in the desert. Cloth covers, title on spine, dj (price clipped). Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Dust jacket with rubbed patches and chips and now in a protective sleeve. Very good copy. 21.7 x 14.

46461
RITCHIE, Carson
GREENWICH ... a closer look
$10.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. Greenwich. 1974. 1st Ed. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 map at centrefold and 13b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Note on the inside of the front cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.

55792
RITTMEISTER, Wolfgang
DIE SCHIFFSFIBEL
$5.00 AUD

L. Staackmann Verlag. Leipzig. 1940. 1940 edition. 120 PP with illustrations by Alfred Malhau. Hard cover, illustrated front board. Spine repaired and reinforced. Slight ageing of paper. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. German text, gothic script. Good. 19.4 x 12.4.

43505
RIVERAIN, Jean
DICTIONNAIRE DES MARINS CELEBRES DES TEMPS LOINTAINS A NOS JOURS
$30.00 AUD

Larousse. Paris. 1967. 1st Ed. (4), 156, (3 publications) PP with 26 head pieces (signalling flags) and b/w illustrations (portraits, engravigs, paintings and photographs), plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title (dulled) on spine. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 23.7 x 17.8.

From Antonio Alaminos and Roald Amundsen Ferdinand Wrangel and Carlo Zeno.

46824
ROBINSON, Anthony (editor)
IN THE COCKPIT. Flying the World's Great Aircraft
$10.00 AUD

Black Cat / Macdonald. London. 1988. Reprint of the 1979 original. Introduction by Jeffrey Quill. (8), 312 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Swedish Saab J21A. Titlespread: Northrop F-5F. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edges. Very good. 30.8 x 23.2. 0748101152

18527
ROBINSON, Gregory
SHIPS THAT HAVE MADE HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1936. 1st Ed. VI, (2), 190 PP with 14 b/w drawings, plus 8 plates in colour. Eps: The weather & lee positions. Cloth cover, device and title on front cover and spine, very good dj (price clipped). Twelve ships are described: the Santa Maria, the Mayflower, the Royal Sovereign, the Bonhomme Richard..... [There were originally 12 colour plates. Those missing are the Santa Maria, Golden Hind, Susan Constant & Endeavour]. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Some browning of paper with traces of foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.

Plates present: A Fourteenth-Century Ship, The Spanish Treasure Frigate, The Revenge, The Mayflower, The Royal Sovereign, The Andrew, The Royal Charles and The Bon Homme Richard.

67304
RODGER, N. A. M.
THE SAFEGUARD OF THE SEA. A Naval History of Britain - Volume one: 660-1649
$10.00 AUD

Penguin Books & National Maritime Museum. London. 2004. Reprint (7) of the 1997 paperback edition. XXVI, 691 PP with 20 maps and 4 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 59 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers with light creases on front and spine. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 19.5 x 13.. 9780140297249

48894
RODGERS, Richard, HAMMERSTEIN, Oscar & LOGAN, Joshua
MARY MARTIN in the Musical Play SOUTH PACIFIC
$15.00 AUD

Theatre Royal. London. c. 1950. 1st Ed., adapted from James Mitchener's Tales of the South Pacific. 20 PP with 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Small crease on lower corners, o/wise fine. 27 x 20.7.

Produced by Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein 2nd, Leland Hayward & Joshua Logan. Music by Richard Rodgers...

34406
ROGERS, Cedric
SAILING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Golden Press. New York. 1974. 1st US edition, in the Golden Highlights Library. 80 PP with 50 colour and 59 b/w illustrations. Title page: A Venetian ship of 1697 arriving in a Mediterranean port. Hard cover, illustrated front and back cover. Light foxing. Near fine. 29.8 x 22.2. 030743110X

500 years of high adventure under sail.

50862
ROGERS, Cedric
SAILING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Camden House Books. London. c. 1974. 1st UK edition, in the Golden Highlights Library. 80 PP with 50 colour and 59 b/w illustrations. Title page: A Venetian ship of 1697 arriving in a Mediterranean port. Hard cover, illustrated front, dj (price clipped). Light foxing. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.8. 0905015053

500 years of high adventure under sail.

40745
ROGERS, Stanley
TALES OF THE FORE-AN-AFT
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap London. 1935. 1st edition, illustrated by the author. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations. Fp: Valkyrie III and Defender. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, gilt decoration on spine. Ageing of paper, foxing. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 22.2 x 14.8.

Fishermen. Circumnavigators. Explorers. America's Cup... Lawbreakers. Lost ships.

49181
ROGERS, Stanley
TALES OF THE FORE-AN-AFT
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1935. 1st edition, illustrated by the author. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations. Fp: Valkyrie III and Defender. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very light foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and Frontispiece. 22.2 x 14.8.

Fishermen. Circumnavigators. Explorers. America's Cup... Lawbreakers. Lost ships.

59342
ROSIGNOLI, Guido
NAVAL AND MARINE BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR 2
$5.00 AUD

Blandford Press. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 5-167 PP with 6 b/w and 64 colour plates. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Copy without the free fly of the front endpaper, the half title page and the title page. Lower margin of page 97/98 trimmed (not affecting the text). Good working copy. 19.8 x 13.6. 0713709197

Great Britain, USSR, Denmark, Germany, France, Italy, USA, Japan, Poland, Netherlands, Finland.

64620
ROSS, David
SHIPS VISUAL ENCYCLOPEDIA
$20.00 AUD

Amber Books. London. 2010. 1st Ed. 448 PP with 2 b/w & 4 colour photos, and over 1000 colour illustrations / artworks by DeAgostini & Tony Gibbons. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.4 x 22.5 9781907446245

44588
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1911-12 (corrected to October 10th, 1911)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1911. 1st Ed., 5th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 342, (XXIV adverts.) PP with 10 plans, plus 16 b/w plates with 2 plans, and 14 illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. Orion. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1911.

44589
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1912-13 (corrected to October 10th, 1912)
$50.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1912. 1st Ed., 6th year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 392, (XIV adverts.) PP with 12 plans, plus 14 b/w plates. All illustrations by Oscar Parkes. Fp: H.M.S. King George V. Eps: Adverts. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Ex library copy with 2 unobtrusive stamps. Fold of front endpaper split. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Published on October 21st (Trafalgar Day) 1912.

57223
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1908-1909 (Corrected to October 10th, 1908)
$100.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1908. 1st Ed., 2nd year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 278 PP (34 adverts.) with 8 plans and 20 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Indomitable. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Progress of the British Navy. Progress of Foreign Navies. The Dual Alliance (France/Russia). The Triple Alliance (Germany/Italy/Austria). ... Chapter XII: The Australian Naval Defence, by Captain R. Muirhead-Collins. ...

75697
ROYAL NAVY
THE NAVY LEAGUE ANNUAL 1907-1908 (Corrected to October 10th, 1907)
$100.00 AUD

Navy League. London. 1907. 1st Ed., 1st year of issue. Edited by Alan H. BURGOYNE. 262 PP, (26 adverts.) with tables, 10 plans and 24 b/w plates (1 of them folded). Fp: H.M.S. Agamemnon. Soft cover, decoration and title on front cover. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.4 x 14.5.

Progress of the British Navy. Progress of Foreign Navies. La Marine Française et l'Entente Cordiale, by Capitaine Sorb. ...

36279
RUTLAND, Jonathan
ALL COLOUR WORLD OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 70 colour illustrations. Title spread: Two frigates of the Royal Navy HMS Antelope and HMS Amazon. Eps: The Steel Barque Sindia on the Calcutta run. Illustrated hard cover, dj (Queen Mary at Long Beach). Old damp marks on lower corner near spine, o/wise very good. 30 x 23.5. 0706407482

Illustrated story of ships, ship-building and sailing from the papyrus raft to the nuclear powered warships.

52059
RUTLAND, Jonathan
SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Sampson Low. London. 1975. 1st Ed., in the New Horizon Library series. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated covers, dj (closed tear). Near fine. 28.2 x 22 0562000135

Illustrated story of ships, ship-building and sailing from the papyrus raft to the nuclear powered warships.

62459
RUTLAND, Jonathan
SEE INSIDE A GALLEON
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher Books. London. 1986. 2nd edition in the See Inside series edited by R.J. Unstead. Revised edition of the 1977 original. 31 PP with illustrations by John Berry and Michael Trim. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.3. 082722071

74921
RÜHEN, Carl
THE SEA DEVIL - The Controversial Cruise of the Nazi Emissary von Luckner to Australia and New Zealand in 1938
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1988. 136 PP with b/w photos in text. Fp: Advertisement for von Luckner's lecture in Canberra on 4 June 1938. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and inside of dust jacket with light foxing. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 0864171781

43816
SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian )
LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde
$30.00 AUD

Voiles / Gallimard. Paris. 1980. Reprint of the 1881 edition published by Librairie Léon Vanier, (original of 1876). (4), 212 PP with hundreds of drawings by Louis Ernest Lesage (a.k.a. Sahib). Red cloth cover, gilt title on an illustrated front cover. Near fine. 31.5 x 25.

Life on board a French warship in the 1860s. L'Incomprise sailed from Brest on the Atlantic Ocean to Toulon on the Mediterranean Sea, via Lisbon, Gibraltar, Toulon, Algiers, Canary Islands, Senegal, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope ... India, China, Japan, New Caledonia, Tahiti and Cape Horn.

73219
SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian )
LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde
$125.00 AUD

Léon Vanier, Libraire-Editeur. Paris. 1882. Reprint of the 1876 original. (4), 212 PP with hundreds of drawings by Louis Ernest Lesage (a.k.a. Sahib). Vignette illustrating half title page and title page. Marbled endpapers. Half bound with marbled boards, and gilt devices and title on leather spine with 5 raised bands. Foxing. Contents near fine. French text. Image shows the title-page. 33 x 25.

Life on board a French warship in the 1860s. L'Incomprise sailed from Brest on the Atlantic Ocean to Toulon on the Mediterranean Sea, via Lisbon, Gibraltar, Toulon, Algiers, Canary Islands, Senegal, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope ... India, China, Japan, New Caledonia, Tahiti and Cape Horn.

69223
SAJIMA, Naoko & TACHIKAWA, Kyoichi
JAPANESE SEA POWER: A Maritime Nation's Struggle for Identity
$25.00 AUD

The Sea Power Centre - Australia. Canberra. 2009. 1st Ed. Volume No. 2, in the Foundations of International Thinking on Sea Power series. Preface by Gregory P. Gilbert. 202 PP with tables and b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780642297051

55611
SANDILANDS, Spencer Scott
THE PERILS OF THE MAIN
$10.00 AUD

Spencer Scott Sandilands Gallery. Melbourne. c. 1990. Catalogue No. 23. (2), 27, (3 blank) PP with 84 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (The Sailor's Farewell). Near fine. 29.8 x 20.8.

Catologue of a "Broad Ranging Maritime Exhibition", offering 332 items.

73160
SARKAR, Dilip
THE FEW - The Story of the Battle of Britain in the Words of the Pilots
$10.00 AUD

Amberley Publishing. Stroud, UK. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Lady Bader. 313, (7 publications) PP with 3 plans [Ju 87 (Stuka), Me 109 and Me 110] and 126 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.8 x 12.5 9781445607016

58476
SAUNDERS, Doris E. (editor)
THOSE WHO STAYED - A Collection of Papers presented in Six Public Humanities Forums 1988-89
$10.00 AUD

Jackson State University. Jackson, Miss., USA. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr Alferdteen Harrison. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 28 x 21.5.

12 papers.

75096
SAUNDERS, Hilary St. George
ROYAL AIR FORCE 1939-1945 - Volume III: The Fight is Won
$25.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1954. 1st Ed. Preface by Denis Richards. X, 442 PP with 2 grahs and 11 maps or diagrams, plus 7 plates b/w or coloured with maps (3 of them folded) and 26 plates with 30 photos. Fp: Marshal of the Royal Air Force the Lord Portal of Hungerford. Cloth covers, title on spine, dj (only front cover with flap present). Library stamp and label on front endpaer. Plate facing page 262 "Principal Targets attacked by Bomber Command , 1 January 1944 - 5 May 1945", has been removed. Otherwise a very good copy. 21.7 x 14.

32715
SAYER, Edmund Sears
SHIPS OF OTHER DAYS
$25.00 AUD

Author. Nice, France. 1930. Limited and numbered edition (No. 42/1000). Numbered and signed by the author. No pagination, 38 PP with 12 head or tail pieces, plus 10 plates. All pages with a rope drawing around, title page and plates protected by tissue paper. Title page: Sail drying. Silver coloured endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title and gilt decorated vignette on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 25 x 32.2.

Album dedicated to the Unnamed and the Unsung Heroes of the Great Armada who sailed the seas in centuries past. Caravel Fleet of 1492. The Mayflower in 1620. The Soleil Royal sunk 1759 by the Dutch and English combined Fleet. The Bon Homme Richard...

72839
SCOTT, Michael
THE FIGHTING FRIGATE
$20.00 AUD

Action Comics Pty. Ltd. / Pennant. Sydney. c. 1950. Complete and unabridged edition. No. 5 in the Pennant series. 146 PP. Soft covers, pictorial front. Small piece missing at foot of spine. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. 17.8 x 11.4.

HMS Brandon, the fighting frigate in western Mediterranean Sea.

15208
SEVERIN, Tim
THE ULYSSES VOYAGE - Sea Search for the Odyssey
$30.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1987. 1st UK edition. 253 PP with 24 drawings by Will Stoney, 8 maps & 50 colour photos by Kevin Fleming. Title spread: "Argo" searching the South coast of Crete for the legendary home of the Cyclops. Eps: Ruins of Minoan Kommos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 19.5. 9780091683405

1985 voyage of the galley "Argo", with one hand on the tiller and the other flipping through Homer's Odyssey.

30075
SEVERIN, Tim
THE JASON VOYAGE - The Quest for the Golden Fleece
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 263 PP with drawings by Trondur Patursson, plus 32 pages with 77 colour photos. Illustrated Fp. & Eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0091618808

Re-enactment of the voyage of a twenty-oar galley, Argo, in search of the Golden Fleece. From Greece to present day Georgia, through the Aegean Sea, the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, then the Black Sea.

75827
SHALIMAR (F. C. HENDRY)
DOWN TO THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

William Blackwood. Edinburgh. 1946. 6th reprint of the 1937 original. (6), 618 PP. Cloth cover. Spine lightly sunned. Interesting notes of previous owner on title page. Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 18.3 x 11.5.

Grim and thrilling narratives by this foremost writer of sea stories.

35055
SHARP, Iain
ON THE WATERFRONT - Hobson Wharf, Auckland's new maritime museum (in Pacific Way)
$10.00 AUD

Air New Zealand. Auckland. 1993. Issue of November 1993. Contains article from P.46 to 52 with 6 colour photos. Illustrated soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

35677
SHEPSTONE, Harold J.
CAVALCADE OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

The Sunshine Press. London. c. 1945. 1st Ed. 62 PP with 36 b/w, plus 16 beautiful colour illustrations by S. Drigin. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Covers worn and soiled, 2 plates with small closed repaired tear, o/wise contents are very clean and bright. 25.8 x 20.5.

41711
SHUTE, Nevil
REQUIEM FOR A WREN
$5.00 AUD

The Reprint Society London. 1956. Reprint of the 1955 original published by William Heinemann. 250 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13.

18423
SIMPER, Robert
BRITAIN'S MARITIME HERITAGE
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1982. 1st Ed. 392 PP with b/w & col. illust. (paintings, photos, plans, ..). Fp: Coastal trader loading timber. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0715381776

Early voyages of discovery to shipbuilders & engineers of the 19th & 20th century. From the coracles and the Brixham trawlers, to the tea clippers & the dreadnoughts.

75738
SIMPSON, Howard R.
DIEN BIEN PHU: The Epic Battle America Forgot
$20.00 AUD

Potomac Books, Inc. Washington, D.C. 2005. 1st edition in "Potomac's, The History of War" series. Foreword by Stanley Karnow. XXV, 193, (3) PP with 1 map of "French Indochina", and sketch map of Dien Bien Phu, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 19.6 x 12.7. 9781574888409

75489
SINGE, John
CORAL SEA STORY - An Epic Tale of Adventure on the Queensland Frontier (1859-70)
$35.00 AUD

John Singe / Xlibris Corporation. 2012. 1st paperback edition. 296, (6) PP. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 9781477109670

Tale inspired by historical events and characters.

43499
SKENBÄCK, Urban, & LOSMAN, Arne
1648 - WESTFALISKA FREDEN / DER WESTFÄLISCHE FRIEDEN / THE PEACE OF WESTPHALIA
$10.00 AUD

Vasamuseet Och Skoklosters Slott. Stockholm. 1998. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Text in Swedish, German and English. New. Oblong: 19.8 x 20.8. 9197257745

55855
SOCIETY FOR NAUTICAL RESEARCH
MARINER'S MIRROR [THE]. The Journal of the Society for Nautical Research - Volume 68, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Society for Nautical Research. Greenwich. 1982. Volume 68, No. 2, May 1982. Editors: Brian H., & Mrs Cecilia M. Dolley. (XII), (6), 99-236 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings... photos), plus 1 large folded plan Chatham Dockyard. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Fine. 24 x 17.2.

No. 2 - Obituary: Captain Alan J. Villiers. Pages 103 to 126: Transportation of Horses by Sea during the Era of the Crusades (part II), by John H. Pryor. Pages 133 to 188 with b/w plates: Historic Architecture of Chatham Dockyard, 1700-1800, by Jonathan Coad.

71763
SPEIGHT, E.E. & NANCE, R. Morton (Editors)
BRITAIN'S SEA STORIES: B.C.55 - A.D.1805
$50.00 AUD

Henry Frowde / Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1913. 5th edition of the 1905 original. XIII, 427 PP with 13 drawings and 20 plates (8 in colour and 12 in b/w). Fp (in colour): Destruction of the Spanish Armada by storm. Marbled end papers and outside edges. Leather binding (Oxford binding) with gilt decoration on front board, raised bands and title on spine. Prize plate of the Anglican School of Southport, pasted down on front endpaper. Covers ligtly rubbed on edges. Very good. 19.2 x 14.5.

Sub-title: Being the Story of British Heroism in Voyaging and Sea -Fight from Alfred's Time to the Battle of Trafalgar, With an introduction tracing trhe development of the structure of sailing ships from the earliest times.

65132
STACK, John
ARMADA
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2012. 1st Ed. (6), 400 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 9780007389865

A novel. 1587- Two nations. One bitter conflict.

33582
STAMMERS, M. K.
HISTORIC SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1987. 1st Ed., No.200 in the Shire Album series. 32 PP with 28 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Well used, covers rubbed and creased, o/wise fair. 21 x 15. 0852638949

Sailing ships, steam & motor ships, warships, fishing vessels, pleasure boats and harbour service vessels.

74703
STATHAM, Commander E.P.
PRIVATEERS AND PRIVATEERING
$50.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. 1910. 1st Ed. XIV, 382, (2 publications) PP, plus 8 b/w plates. FP: The 'Invention", French Privateer. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Few foxing spots on fore outside edge, o/wise a near fine copy. 20.3 x 14.7.

60260
STEAD, C. K. (editor)
The Faber Book of CONTEMPORARY SOUTH PACIFIC STORIES
$15.00 AUD

Faber and Faber Limited. London. 1994. 1st Ed. XVII, 286 PP. Hard cover, dj (creases and chips with repaired tears). Ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 22.2 x 14 0571167659

66028
STEELE, Philip
A MARINER'S TALE
$20.00 AUD

Barron's Educational series, Inc. New York. 2009. 1st US edition (juvenile). A Quarto Children's Book. 30 PP with colour illustrations and 11 fascinating flaps, plus drawer "Mariner's Chest" containing Instruction sheets for models of a "Caravel" ship, a Compass and a Telescope. All colour art works and illustrations by: Laszlo Veres, Nick Harris and Martin Sanders. Laminated pictorial covers. Fine. 26 x 26. 9780764195532

35042
STICK, David
THE OUTER BANKS OF NORTH CAROLINA 1584-1958
$20.00 AUD

The University of North Carolina Press. Chapel Hill. 1958. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 352 PP with 4 maps and 27 illustrations (title page vignette, head and tail pieces) by Frank Stick. Eps: Map of the North Carolina Outer Banks. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.7.

Exploration, settlement... Storms and shipwrecks... The Wright Brothers...

49784
STICKLES, William
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S SOUTH PACIFIC, easy-to-play Piano Selections
$10.00 AUD

Williamson Music Ltd. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 16 PP with musical scores. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 28.

Some Enchanted Evening. Dites Moi. A Wonderful Guy. Younger than Spring-Time. Bali Ha'i.

65899
STOCKWIN, Julian
SEAFLOWER
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 2003. 1st paperback edition. (6), 346 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 13.8. 0340824417

Historical novel.

46017
STRANG, Herbert (editor)
THE GREAT BOOK OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1933. Reprint. 128 PP with 46 b/w illustrations. Vignette on title page: Windjammer to Cruiser. Fp (in colour): R.M.S. Majestic (White Star Line). Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial hard covers (slightly rubbed). Foxing throughout (heavy on outside edges), o/wise very good. 20.2 x 16.

68411
STRANG, Herbert (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA
$25.00 AUD

Henry Frowde . Hodder & Stoughton. London. c. 1915. 1st Ed. No pagination, 110 PP with 2 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations (15 headpieces and 31 in text, plus 7 plates with 3 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Vignette in colour on title page. Fp (in colour): Admiral Sir John Jellicoe. Illustrated boards, title on spine. Wear around edges, brief note dated Xmas 1916 at top corner of front endpaper. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 18.

37650
STUART, Richard H.
THE PICTORIAL STORY OF SHIPS
$20.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations throughout. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Large format: 34.5 x 24.5. 0450034305

Early ships. Compasses... Figureheads... Waghenaer and charting... Nuclear ships and submarines.

74319
SUTTON, Brigadier John
WAIT FOR THE WAGGON - The Story of the Royal Corps of Transport and its Predecessors 1794-1993
$55.00 AUD

Leo Cooper. Barnsley, Yorkshie. 1998. 1st Ed. Message by H. R. H. Princess Alice, Colonel-in-Chief. Foreword by General Sir Peter de la Billière. XXXII, 448 PP with b/w illustrations (20 maps & insets, drawings, paintings & photos), plus 32 pages with 48 colour illustrations (11 paintings and 37 photos). Fp (in colour): The Colonel-in-Chief, Her Royal Highness Princess Alice. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 19.5. 9780850526257

53346
SWINSON, Cyril (compiler)
TWENTY TALES OF THE SEA - A Mixed Cargo
$10.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. 1949. Reprint of the 1942 original. 154 PP, plus 8 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Fritz of the Swiss Family Robinson tries the new kayak. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Lacks free fly of front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20.7 x 14.5.

Stories by Rowland Walker, Frank Elias, Percy F. Westerman, Hermann Melville, Louise Morgan, ...

40508
SYMONS, E. I.
BEYOND THE REEF
$15.00 AUD

Author. Tamworth, NSW. 1985. 1st Ed., October 1985. 176 PP with 3 maps, 11 facsimiles of newspaper clippings and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with light soiling. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 21.2 x 15. 0959310223

Historical novel. Pacific war in the Islands by an average Australian soldier.

67038
SÖDERBERG, Bertil
GÖTEBORGS MARITIMA CENTRUM - GUIDE (Svenska, English & Deutsch)
$15.00 AUD

Göteborgs Maritima Centrum. Göteborg. 1988. Trilingual edition. 32 PP with b/w illustrations (1 set of sketch plans of a monitor and 49 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Text in Swedish, English and German. Front cover with creases and signs of old water damage which are also present inside (a little ruffling). Still a good copy. 29.7 x 21.

Guide to the Gothenburg Maritime Centre.

52767
TAFFRAIL
THE SUB, being the Autobiography of David Munro, Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy
$10.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1917. 1st Ed. 356, (2) PP with 1 facsimile of document and 1 musical score, plus 5 b/w plates. Fp: I join my first ship. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers rubbed and soiled. Copy lacking the half title page, the preface and the free fly of both endpapers. Foxing. Good reading copy. 19.2 x 13.

52974
TAFFRAIL
SALT WATER QUIZ
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1952. 1st Ed. 158 PP with 24 line drawings in text. Hard cover, device on front cover. Covers with signs of water damage. Foxing on outside edges and few pages. Good reading copy. 19 x 13.

96 questions and answers from Why is the sea salt? to problems with lighthouses, etc...

70247
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IS HERE - A Convoy of Naval Novels
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1940. 1st printing. (8), 753 PP with 3 sketches (1 plan and 2 maps). Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Covers lightly rubbed and soiled, spine sunned. Foxing throughout (heavy at times), o/wise a very good copy 18.6 x 11.5.

3 Novels - The Fight is on: The story of 'The Sub' (P.1 to 219); The Fight is won: The story of 'Kerrell' (P.221 to 487) ; Salvage: The story of 'The man from Scapa Flow' (P. 489 to 753).

41518
TAFFRAIL (Captain Taprell Dorling, D.S.O., R.N.)
CYPHER K
$15.00 AUD

The Brockhampton Press. Leicester. 1950. 1st edition in the Brock Books for older boys and girls series, of the 1932 original. 191 PP with 15 b/w illustrations by Caney. Fp: Foxy Elliott. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Few foxing spots on outside edges. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 19 x 12.7.

15289
TAFFRAIL (Cdr. Taprell Dorling)
SEA ESCAPES AND ADVENTURES
$10.00 AUD

Philip Allan. London. 1927. 1st Ed. 286 PP with 1 diagram & 5 maps, plus 11 b/w plates (lacks 4 of the 15 called for). Covers rather worn and with small tears on spine. Renewed endpapers. Page 223 repaired o/wise a good copy. 21.8 x 14.

Escape of the Calliope at the height of a cyclone, from Apia Harbour in 1889. Escape of the Terra Nova in 1910...

48703
TAYLOR, Boswell, WEST, John, BAREHAM, John D. et al.
Picture Teach Yourself SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Knight Books / Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1977. 2nd impression of the 1977 edition (1969 original: Picture Reference Ships). 32 PP with over 200 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 20.3 x 15. 0340215550

69770
TAYLOR, Frederick
COVENTRY - Thursday, 14 November 1940
$10.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 2016. 1st paperback edition of the 2015 original. XII, 356 PP with 1 map and 1 plan "Coventry City Centre, 1940", plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.7 x 13. 9781408860281

56920
TAYLOR, Geoff
THE HOUR OF THE OCTOPUS
$5.00 AUD

Hutchinson of Australia. Melbourne. 1978. 1st Ed. (8), 159 PP. Hard cover, dj. fine. 22 x 14.5. 0091308607

Novel: "Block the Panama Canal !".

45123
TAYLOR, John W. R., GUNSTON, Bill et al. (editors)
THE STORY OF FLIGHT
$10.00 AUD

Chancellor Press. London. 1984. New edition of the 1970 original The Lore of Flight. 426 PP with over 200 colour technical drawings, and over 150 b/w drawings. Encyclopaedic index with 1550 entries and hundreds of b/w illustrations (drawings, plans and photos). Hard cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with short closed tear. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30 x 27. 0907486711

48864
TEMPEST, Paul
DOWNSTREAM TO GREENWICH: The Heritage and Future of the London River
$5.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. Greenwich. 1975. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 30 b/w illustrations by Neil Macfadyen. Pictorial soft cover (slightly soiled). Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5.

A guide to the River from Westminster to Greenwich and a guide to Greenwich itself.

18064
TEMPLE, Lieut.-Colonel Sir Richard Carnac
NEW LIGHT ON THE MYSTERIOUS TRAGEDY OF THE WORCESTER 1704-1705, An Episode in the Long Struggle between England and Scotland for Union as Great Britain 1603-1707
$20.00 AUD

Ernest Benn. London. 1930. 1st Ed. 491 PP with 2 figures in text, plus 3 maps & 8 b/w plates. Fp: The Custom House of 1714, showing a merchant frigate of the description of the Worcester. Cloth cover. Covers slightly worn, spine sunned. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages, o/wise a very good copy. Ingleton bookplate & Ingleton Catalogue No.12077. 24.2 x 15.5.

The seizure at Leith of the Worcester, on her return from a successful voyage to India. Hanging of her Captain in April 1705, and the ensuing controversy.

47109
THIELE, Colin
BLUE FIN
$5.00 AUD

Rigby / Opal Books. Adelaide. 1978. Reprint of the 1969 original. 128 PP with 20 b/w photos, plus 16 colour plates (photographs by David Kynoch). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 13.5. 072709958

65833
THOMPSON, Logan
GUNS
$10.00 AUD

Treasure Press. London. 1990. New edition of the 1980 original. 64 PP with colour illustrations. Eps: Colt revolvers. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 26.3 x 20. 1850514828

37610
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 2nd European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Light foxing of 3 first leaves, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 705406334

72322
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE ANCIENT MARINERS (in The Seaferers)
$20.00 AUD

Caxton Publishing. London. 2004. Reprint. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Greek galley, engraving on a tiny red-jasper gem.. FEP: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Ancient Mariners. Pictorial laminated boards, dust jacket Near fine. 28.5 x 24. 1844471101

21404
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1981. 1st European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 705406334

54191
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1980. 1st printing in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 0809426838

64247
TIME-LIFE
ILLUSTRATIONS accompanying THE SEAFARERS (the 22 volume series)
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1984. European English language edition . Illustrated envelope containing 9 colour plates: 4 "sea chart / maps" and 5 illustrations of "Sailing Ships of the High Seas". Fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.

Maps: "Southeast Asia", (1558) - "Africa", (1608) - "America, to Cape Horn", (1617) - Sea chart: "Southeast England / Belgium", (1693). Sailing Ships: Brigantine - Sloop - Naval Sloop - Man-o-war.

64600
TIME-LIFE
TIME-LIFE: THE SEAFARERS series (in 22 volumes)
$175.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979 to 1981. 1st or 2nd printing of the European English language edition . 22 volumes, a total of 3872 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Together with 4 charts and 4 illustrations of Sailing Ships. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. A few volumes few with lightly sunned spines. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Sold as a set. 28.7 x 24.

67747
TIME-LIFE
SAILING SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS - Illustrations accompanying "The Seafarers series"
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1984. 1st European English language edition. Special folder with 5 plates: 1 b/w plate Sailing Ships of the High Seas with sketches and details of the 4 colour plates. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.

Sailing Ships: Brigantine - Sloop - Naval Sloop - Man-o-war.

41714
TOMLINSON, H. M.
GALLIONS REACH - A Romance
$30.00 AUD

Rupert Hart-Davis. London. 1949. 2nd edition of the 1927 original, No. 6 in the Mariners Library series. 240 PP. Cloth cover, device on front cover, illustrated dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 19 x 13.

34483
TOMLINSON, H. M. (editor)
GREAT SEA STORIES OF THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Chancellor Press. London. 1991. Reprint of the 1930 original. 896 PP. Laminated pictorial boards. Occasional foxing. Fine. 21.6 x 15.3. 1851520872

An anthology of 108 sea stories by famous authors: Defoe, Dumas, Melville, Conrad...

38099
TOMLINSON, H. M. (editor)
GREAT SEA STORIES OF ALL NATIONS
$5.00 AUD

Spring Books. London. 1967. Reprint of the 1930 original. 1040 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (rubbed). Ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 15.

The best writing of over 100 famous authors: Defoe, Hugo, Dumas, Melville, Conrad...

37409
TOUDOUZE, Georges G.-, de la RONCIERE, Ch., TRAMOND, Joannes, RONDELEUX, Cdt, DO
HISTOIRE DE LA MARINE
$80.00 AUD

Editions Saint-Georges. Paris. 1939. 2nd edition (updated) of the 1934 original. XII, 610 PP with 98 colour illustrations (6 of them tipped in on art paper), 1226 b/w illustrations (1 of them tipped in on art paper). Fp (in colour): Un navire de sa Majeste Britanique de la fin du XVIIIe siecle, en guise de grand pavois, les Couleurs des Etats et villes maritimes (dressed ship). Quarter bound, cloth cover, red leather spine with gilt title on green leather vignette. Light damage on 6 pages (58, 400, 405, 473, 490 and 495) with loss of a few words or small part of illustrations. Occasional foxing. Very good. Ingleton bookplate. Scarce. French text. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 38.3 x 30.

Geoffrey Ingleton: ... a most sumptuous work, lavishly illustrated.

73158
TOWNSHEND BICKERS, Richard
THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN - The Greatest Battle in the History of Air Warfare
$15.00 AUD

Salamander Books Ltd. London. 1999. 1st edition in Classic Conflicts series. Foreword by Air Marshal Sir Denis Crowley-Milling. 272 PP, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 9781840650815

48940
TRACY, Nicholas (editor)
THE AGE OF SAIL - The International Annual of the Historic Sailing Ship. Volume I: 2002-2003
$30.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: The barque-rigged merchantman Rona. Hard cover, pictorial dj. Fine. 27.5 x 20. 0851779255

12 feature articles: Naval surgery in the Time of Nelson by Surgeon Admiral Sr James Watt ... Marine Plates from the Microcosm... The most uncomfortable ship: A Voyage aboard the Polly Woodside in 1904, by Ann Gibson.

75135
TRIPP, Basil H.
THE NAVAL REVIEW INDEX - Volumes 1-64, 1913-1976
$15.00 AUD

The Naval Review / The National Maritime Museum. London. 1978 1st Ed. Foreword by Winston S. Churchill, M.P. XII, 188 PP (on 2 columns). Hard covers, title (silver lettering) on front board and spine. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 15.

3 parts: Articles, Notes and Notices / Correspondence / Book Reviews, Notices and Lists.

58106
TRYCKARE, Tre (editor)
THE LORE OF SHIPS
$30.00 AUD

Crescent Books. New York. 1978. Revised edition (a) of the 1975 original. 279 PP with over 1500 b/w & colour illustrations. FEP: Bow of the Mayflower. REP: Stern of the Mayflower. Fp: Lion figurehead. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 27.3.

A massive compendium describing, by means of simplified illustration & detailed drawing, the most important parts of the construction, equipment, and development of all kinds of ships. Diagrams of rigging, sail, engines, spars, fishing, flags & weapons used aboard ships through the ages.

72029
TULL, Malcolm (editor)
A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF UNIVERSITY THESES ON AUSTRALIAN MARITIME HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History. St John's, Newfoundland. 1996. 1st Ed. X, 44 PP. Soft covers, illustrated front, staples. Fine. 23 x 15. 0968128807

Shipping - Passengers (convicts, indentured, immigration) trade - Cargo trades - Ports... Naval History...

47322
TUPET, Jacques & MOULIN, Max-Pierre
TOURNURES ET PARLURES DE LA MARINE
$25.00 AUD

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut / A.C.O.R.A.M. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. 174, (2) PP with drawings by Capitaine de vaisseau (R) Max-Pierre Moulin. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.9 x 14.5. 2914622066

41685
TUTE, Warren
THE ADMIRAL
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1963. 1st Ed. (4), 314 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 13.5.

Novel. Life story of Admiral Sir Mark Hampton Hammerlock.

53504
UNSWORTH, Barry (editor)
CLASSIC SEA STORIES
$5.00 AUD

Leopard. London. 1996. Paperback edition. Introduction by Barry Unsworth. 616 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Fine. 21.5 x 13.3. 1858913276

Stories from: Ancient Greece (5), Ancient Rome (3), Biblical literature (3)... Japan (2)

73434
URBINA, Ian
THE OUTLAW OCEAN - Crime and Survival in the Last Untamed Frontier
$20.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 2019. 1st paperback edition. XIV, 544 PP with 84 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 17 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.2 x 15.2. 9781847925862

52336
US NAVY
BASIC MILITARY REQUIREMENTS - Navy Training Course
$10.00 AUD

U.S. Government Printing Office / Bureau of Naval Personnel. Washington. 1961. Revised edition of the 1957 original. Navpers 10054-A. VI, 343 PP with 1 colour plate (Flag / Pennant signals) and over 200 b/w illustrations (drawings, sketches, photos), plus 1 colour plate Ribbons of Decorations and Awards. Pictorial soft cover a little creased, o/wise very good. 26 x 20.

Training course covering the military requirements for men and women in the first three pay grades of the U. S. Navy and Naval Reserve. Chapter 12: Naval aircraft... Chapter 18: Seamanship. Chapter 19: Survival in the water.

45037
Van DAM, W.
TE ROER EN TE WAAK
$10.00 AUD

Bosch & Keuning N.V. Baarn. 1946. 1st Ed. 259 PP with 1 map, and 56 figures, plus 2 folded plates (1 world map, 1 ship's plans) and 24 pages with 50 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, cloth spine. Corners of covers rubbed. Slight ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. Dutch text. 24.8 x 16.5.

34933
VAN MAARSEVEEN, Drs J. G. S. J.
DE REPUBLIEK EN FRANKRIJK in het begin van de 17de eeuw
$10.00 AUD

Antiquariaat Europese Bibliotheek. Zaltbommel. 1970. 1st Ed., No. 12. in the Spiegel der Historie series, 4th year of publication. Pages 413 to 468 with 39 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover (Statue of French King Louis XIII). Fine. Dutch text. 28 x 22.

An Embassy of the Dutch Republic to the Kingdom of France in 1624, and the Treaty of Compiègne.

48709
VAN VLIET, Adri P.
VIJFTIGJAAR "NIEUWE HAVEN" 1954 - 2004
$20.00 AUD

Institut voor Maritieme Historie. Den Haag. 2004. 1st Ed. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings & engravings, maps & plans, and photos). Pictorial boards. Dutch text. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 21.8. 9071957373

Fifty years of a new Naval Base for the Dutch Navy.

75086
VERNE, Jules
TWENTY THOUSAND LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
$100.00 AUD

The World Publishing Co. Cleveland, Ohio. 1946. 2nd printing in the "Rainbow Classics" series, of September 1946. Introduction by May Lamberton Becker. 376 PP with b/w illustrations (16 on full page and 18 in text, plus 4 colour plates, endpapers and covers. All illustrations by Kurt Wiese. Fp (in colour): shark and divers. Illustrated endpapers: divers from Nautilus working on sea bottom. Illustrated cloth covers rubbed around edges, black spine a little soiled. Gutter of front endpaper split. Top outside edge tinted (sunned). Slight ageing of paper, otherwise contents are near fine. 21.7 x 14.8.

75087
VERNE, Jules
20,000 LEAGUES UNDER THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Octopus Books Ltd. London. 1987. 1st Octopus Books edition. 219 PP. Hard covers, dj. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 15.5. 0706430239

A classic novel with factual details of early attempts to explore the ocean floors.

54708
VESILIND, Priit J. & KLESIUS, Michael
IN SEARCH OF VIKING / MYSTERY SHIP FROM A DANISH BOG (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 197, No.5)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2000. May 2000. Contains 2 articles from P. 2 to 35 with 2 maps and 24 colour photos by Sisse Brimberg. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 17.4.

Viking seafarers: from the Gulf of St Lawrence to the Aral Sea / Oar powered vessel of the Scandinavian raiders.

74204
VICARY, Adrian
THE ROYAL NAVY 1914 - 1918 - A Photographic Record.
$25.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 2014. 1st Ed. 168 PP with b/w Illustrations: 2 line drawings on endpapers by John Morris and 144 photos. Fp: HMS Barham. FEP: Cruiser Caroline. REP: Battleship Queen Elizabeth. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 20. 9781904459569

73360
VIGNON, Louis
L'EXPANSION DE LA FRANCE
$50.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette et Cie. Paris. 1892. 1st Ed. 320 PP with tables and 43 b/w illustrations: 16 maps including 4 on full page and 27 portraits, coastal views, sceneries, including 21 on full page. Decorated cloth covers with light wear, gilt decoration on front board and spine, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Foxing throughout, heavy on the first and last leaves. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Contents near fine. Scarce. 26 x 17.5.

10924
VILLIERS, Alan
PILOT PETE
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1963. Reprint of the 1953 original. 64 PP with 61 illustrations by H. T. Cauldwell. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Small stain on lower part of front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Note on the verso of the front endpaper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 22.2 x 14.5.

Novel set on a rocky island, far away in the South Pacific.

18670
VILLIERS, Alan
WALES, LAND OF BARDS [In National Geographic Magazine - Volume 127, No.6]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1965. June 1965. Contains article between P.727 and 769 with 2 maps & 41 colour photos by Thomas Nebbia. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.4.

30772
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$35.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1950. Second impression of 1949 original. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 32 b/w photos. Top edge tinted. Fp: The Set of the Sails. Eps: Mappe monde with route of some tall ships. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and small pieces missing and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 22.8 x 15.5.

The life at sea under sail of Capt. Alan Villiers.

30773
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$10.00 AUD

White Lion. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1949 original. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 32 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Name of previous owner on title page. Faint foxing. Renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 0856171352

The life at sea under sail of Capt. Alan Villiers.

37530
VILLIERS, Alan
OCEANS OF THE WORLD - Man's Conquest of the Sea
$25.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Fp: Mayflower II going to her berth in New York Harbour. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with a few chips). A near fine copy. 22 x 14.

Aspects of the varied and interesting story of the ocean: sailing with Arabs, Maldivians, Trobriands. Square-rigger and nuclear ship...

37688
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic
$10.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XI, 288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Green cloth cover, gilt title on white vignette on spine. Vignette on spine partly faded, old watermark on top and front edge. Very good reading copy. 23 x 15.5.

From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.

40546
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic
$15.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1957. 1st Ed. XI, 12-288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5.

From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.

44530
VILLIERS, Alan
OPGEGEVEN ALS VERMIST - Scheepen Waarover Men Nooit Meer Iets Hoorde
$25.00 AUD

Uitgeverij C. De Boer Jr. Amsterdam. 1958. 1st Dutch edition, In the "Bibliotheek der Zeven Zeeén" series. Translated from the English original "Posted Missing" by Kapt. A. I. J. Hilckmann. 304 PP with 7 maps, and 32 b/w photographs. Eps: 8 silhouettes of ships. Cloth cover, device on front cover, top edge tinted. Note on half-title page, faint foxing, o/wise near fine. Dutch text. 21.4 x 14.5.

The story of ships lost without traces in recent years. Chapters 9 & 10: The mystery of the Waratah.

48480
VILLIERS, Alan
OF SHIPS AND MEN, A Personal Anthology
$5.00 AUD

London. 1964. Newnes. 3rd impression of the 1962 original. 206 PP with 40 b/w illust. FEP: Deck of a square-rigger awash. REP: Deck of a cargo ship in rough seas. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Front cover rubbed. Ex library copy with library stamps, sellotape marks on endpapersand a few stains at the bottom of some pages. Rear endpaper with a closed tear. A good reading copy. 25.4 x 15.8.

49745
VILLIERS, Alan
GIVE ME A SHIP TO SAIL
$25.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 256 PP, plus 14 pages with 28 b/w photos. Fp: Mayflower arriving in New York Harbour. Cloth cover, dj. Short dedicatory note on FFEP, otherwise a near fine copy in like dust jacket. Scarce. 21 x 14.

Adventures of this Australian author and seafarer while filming the movie Moby Dick and during the re-enactment of the voyage of the Mayflower, plus stories about far away places like the Maldives.

49751
VILLIERS, Alan
POSTED MISSING - The Story of Ships Lost without Trace in Recent Years
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1956. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 8 figures & 9 maps, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photographs. Fp: In a Heavy Sea. Eps: World map with position of ships posted missing. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with piece missing at head and foot). Foxing, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5.

Chapters 9 & 10: The mystery of the Waratah.

65991
VILLIERS, Alan
WILD OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic and the Men who Sailed It
$10.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill. New York. 1957. 1st US Ed. VI, (4), 326 PP, plus 12 Pages with 30 b/w illust. Illustrated title spread. FEP: Currents of the North Atlantic. REP: Prevailing January winds of the North Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small chips and rubbed patches. Note on verso of front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.8 x 15.

The turbulent and unpredictable ocean, the men and ships who challenged it.

71754
VILLIERS, Alan
THE SET OF THE SAILS, The Story of a Cape Horn Seaman
$45.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1949. 1st Ed. 247 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 32 b/w photos. Fp: The Set of the Sails!. Top edge tinted. Eps: World map with route of some tall ships. Cloth cover, dj. Cloth cover is a little worn and rubbed around edges, dust jacket with parts missing and is in a protective sleeve. Foxing on some pages and edges. Very good. 22.8 x 15.5.

The life at sea under sail of Capt. Alan Villiers.

75029
VILLIERS, Alan
PIONEERS OF THE SEVEN SEAS
$30.00 AUD

Routledge & Kegan Paul. London. 1956. 1st Ed. IX, 220 PP with 6 charts and 9 drawings by James Fuller, plus 8 pages with 23 b/w illustrations. Hard covers. Foxing spots on top edge, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.

From Henry the Navigator, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan to whalers, tankers, etc ...

75823
VILLIERS, Alan
OCEANS OF THE WORLD - Man's Conquest of the Sea
$5.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Fp: Mayflower II going to her berth in New York Harbour. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped and with rubbed patches). Ex-library copy with stamps on FFEP, title-page and a few other pages. Some hand-written pertinent notes in margins. A good reading copy. 22 x 14.

Aspects of the varied and interesting story of the ocean: sailing with Arabs, Maldivians, Trobriands. Square-rigger and nuclear ship...

18696
VILLIERS, Alan (compiler)
OF SHIPS AND MEN, A Personal Anthology
$15.00 AUD

Newnes. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 206 PP with 40 b/w illust. FEP: Deck of a square-rigger awash. REP: Deck of a cargo ship in rough seas. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket partly faded and with sellotape marks on the edges. Very good reading copy. 25.4 x 15.8.

18689
VILLIERS, Captain Alan
MEN, SHIPS AND THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1962. 1st Ed. Foreword by Melville Bell Grosvenor. 436 PP with 442 illustrations (260 in full colour and 27 maps). FEP: The anatomy of a sailing ship (Clipper Young America). REP: The Anatomy of a steamship (Cargo Passenger Liner Mormacpride). Decorated cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and rubbed patches and now in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 28.7 x 19.8.

Man's ingenuity and courage to find a way to cross the oceans which cover more than two-thirds of the earth. A story of how the ship was fashioned, its evolution and Man's uses of it.

44711
VIOLA, Herman J. & MARGOLIS, Carolyn (editors)
SEEDS OF CHANGE - A Quincentennial Commemoration
$10.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1991. 1st paperback edition. 278 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title spread: Map of the western Atlantic. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good condition. 30.5 x 22.8. 1560980362

1992: five hundred years in the Americas since the 1492 voyage of Columbus.

67693
VITET, L.
HISTOIRE DE DIEPPE
$20.00 AUD

Editions de l'Ailly. Sainte-Marguerite-Sur-Mer. 1973. Reprint of the 1864 edition. (6), II, 467, (5) PP, plus frontispiece and 4 pages and 2 folded plans of Dieppe in1600 & 1844 with . Fp: Eglise de Sainte-Marguerite-Sur-Mer (XIe siècle). Soft cover, pictorial dust jacket. French text. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 19.1 x 12.

50529
VORSTELMAN, Carel
VAN DE ZEE EN DE ZEEMAN
$20.00 AUD

Hollandia Drukkerij N. V. Baarn. 1941. 1st Ed., in the Uit Onze Gouden Eeuw series. 79 PP with illustrations by B. Mohr. Hard cover, gilt device and title on front cover and spine. Covers rubbed. Top corner of 2 first leaves with old water stain, slight ageing of paper. Dutch text. Good. 15.3 x 10.8.

Sea and seamen during the Dutch golden age.

37637
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 1st European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342

37638
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1985. 4th European English language printing of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. FEP: Map of the Channel. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406342

67300
WALKER, Bryce (editor)
THE ARMADA
$15.00 AUD

Caxton Publishing Group / Time-Life Books. London. 2004. 1st Caxton edition of the 1981 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Medal struck in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. Eps: map of the Channel. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 24. 9781844471119

74279
WARD, Arthur
CHURCHILL'S SECRET DEFENCE ARMY: Resisting the Nazi Invader
$50.00 AUD

Pen & Sword Military. Barnsley, Yorkshire. 2013. 1st Ed. XXIV, 231, (1) PP with over 250 b/w and colour illustrations (documents, map, photos...). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 16.5. 9781848848085

44546
WARNER, Oliver
GROSSE SEESCHLACHTEN
$15.00 AUD

Gerhard Stalling. Oldenburg / Hamburg. 1963. 1st German edition, translation by Siegfried H. Engel and Witram Plaas of the 1963 English original Great Sea Battles. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 b/w illustrations (maps, charts, paintings, photos ...). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (chipped). Dust jacket faded close to the spine. A few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. German text. Large format: 32.2 x 28.5.

26 Great Sea Battles: from the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

49247
WARNER, Oliver
COMMAND AT SEA, Great Fighting Admirals from Hawke to Nimitz
$5.00 AUD

St. Martin's Press. New York. 1976. Book Club edition. 221 PP plus 12 pages with 19 b/w illust. Hard cover, no dj.. Top of spine with a worn patch. Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.

Hawke, Howe, Nelson... Bougainville, Suffren... the greatest commander of all: Nimitz.

55786
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT NAVAL BATTLES
$5.00 AUD

Hamlyn / Sun Books. London / Melbourne. 1972. 1st Ed., in the Hamlyn all-colour paperbacks series. 160 PP with colour illustrations by Bill Stallion. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18 x 11. 0600338509

60795
WARSHIPS
OORLOGSSCHEPEN - Maxikaarten
$30.00 AUD

Uitgeverij Atlas . Huizen, Netherlands. c. 1998. 1st Ed. No pagination, a 4 pages flyer with a total of 17 dividers and 96 cards with either b/w or colour photos on the recto, and on its verso: National flag, characteristics, plans, sketches and technical data. Loose condition. Dutch text. Fine. Format of cards: 25 x 20.

Aircraft Carriers / Vliegdekschepen: 12. Battleships / Slagschepen: 24. Cruisers / Kruisers: 19. Destroyers: 9. Frigates / Fregatten: 12. Corvettes / Korvetten: 3. Torpedo Boat / Torpedoboten: 1. Submarines / Onderzeeboten: 7. Hulpschepen: 4. Amphibious Ship / Amfibische Schepen: 2. Minesweepers / Mijnenvegers: 2. Training Ship / Opleidingsschip: 1. Patrouilleschepen. Lichte Escorteschepen. Mijnenleggers. Motertorpedoboten. Opnemingsschepen.

30871
WATSON, Commander A.O., PALMER, Commander J.M. et al.
THE WONDER BOOK OF SHIPS AND THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Ward, Lock & Co. London. 1959. 1st edition in the Wonder Book series. 224 PP with cutaways, maps, plans and over 250 b/w photos, plus 7 colour plates. Fp: An American cruiser firing a Terrier guided missile. Half title page: Ketch under sail. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial boards with shelf wear (rubbing) around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19.

60636
WENDT, Albert
POULIULI
$5.00 AUD

Penguin Books. Sydney. 1987. Paperback reprint of the 1977 original. (6), 147 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Faint ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on preliminary page, o/wise very good. 18 x 11. 0140096817

21524
WERNICK, Robert (editor)
THE VIKINGS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 1st European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Ninth century Dragon Head, unearthed in Oseberg, Norway, in 1904. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and of the world of the Vikings. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Stains on front outside edge. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0705406261

37635
WERNICK, Robert (editor)
THE VIKINGS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1982. 2nd European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Ninth century Dragon Head, unearthed in Oseberg, Norway, in 1904. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and of the world of the Vikings. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406261

54193
WERNICK, Robert (editor)
THE VIKINGS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Alexandria, Virginia. 1979. 1st printing in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Ninth century Dragon Head, unearthed in Oseberg, Norway, in 1904. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and of the world of the Vikings. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0809427095

61000
WEST INDIES
HISTOIRE PHILOSOPHIQUE ET POLITIQUE DES ETABLISSEMENTS & DU COMMERCE DES EUROPEENS DANS LES DEUX INDES - Tome Cinquième
$40.00 AUD

Chez Gosse, Libraire. La Haye. 1777. 5th updated edition. Livre Treizième and Livre Quatorzième. (2), VI, 311 PP with 2 headpieces, plus frontispiece and a folded chart "Golfe du Mexique ...". Quarter bound, marbled boards. Leather spine with gilt No. 5, and split on front hinge. Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. French text. Book complete but covers in need of repair. Very good. 23 x 13.5.

Book 13: Establishments of the French in the islands of the Americas. Book 14: Establishments of the English in the islands of the Americas.

30883
WESTERLY
INDIAN SEAFARERS IN MODERN TIMES
$10.00 AUD

University of Western Australia. Perth. 1984. Volume 29, No.4, December 1984. 96 PP. Contains article by Frank BROEZE from Page 17 to 24 with 8 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover with a crease, o/wise fine. 24 x 18.5.

Issue with "Focus on Indian Ocean Studies".

20490
WHALL, W. B.
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION
$25.00 AUD

Benjamin Blom. New York. 1972. Reissue of the 1930 original. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, with a foreword by Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R. Evans. XII, 244 PP with 16 Sea Flags, plus 64 pages with 72 b/w illustrations. Fp: After Trafalgar, from a painting by Frank Brangwyn. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.2 x 13.7.

Prince Henry and the early Portuguese navigators, the Elizabethan navigators... Development of the ship: sail & steam. Sea flags, aids to navigation.

49225
WHALL, W. B.
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION
$40.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. 1930. 1st edition. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, with a foreword by Captain E. R. G. R. Evans. XII, 292, (14 publications) PP with 16 Sea Flags, plus 1 colour and 32 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): After Trafalgar, from a painting by Frank Brangwyn. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Covers are worn and rubbed around edges and spine is a little sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Still a very good copy of the first edition. Image shows the title page and frontispiece. 24.7 x 16.5.

Prince Henry and the early Portuguese navigators, the Elizabethan navigators... Development of the ship: sail & steam. Sea flags, aids to navigation.

60297
WHALL, W. B.
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION
$10.00 AUD

Sampson Low, Marston. London. c. 1930. Reprint of the 1930 original. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, with a foreword by Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R. Evans. XII, 244 PP with 16 Sea Flags, plus 1 colour and 32 b/w plates with 71 illustrations. Fp (in colour): After Trafalgar, from a painting by Frank Brangwyn. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Spine damaged at head, foot and hinges. Foxing (heavy) on outside edges and text. Good reading copy. 22.7 x 15.

Prince Henry and the early Portuguese navigators, the Elizabethan navigators... Development of the ship: sail & steam. Sea flags, aids to navigation.

42397
WHEELER, Harold (editor)
THE WONDERFUL STORY OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Odhams Press Ltd. London. c. 1938. 1st Ed. 512 PP with 510 b/w illustrations. Title page: Lighthouse. Eps: Painting by C. A. Wilkinson. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on verso of front endpaper. Foxing on endpapers, outside edges, and few pages, o/wise very good. 25.3 x 18.5.

A mine of information of life at sea. From Log to Luxury Liner, Secrets of the Engine-room, Surgery for Ships, Smuggling and Wrecking, Famous Ports and Docks, Laying the First Atlantic Cable, perils of the Ocean Highway, Stowaways, Mutineers, Castaways, Disasters and Mysteries, Beauty in Sail, Beauty in Steam....

72865
WHINNEY, Bob
THE U-BOAT PERIL - A Fight for Survival
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Military Classics. London. 1999. Reprint of the 1998 paperback edition of the 1986 original. 160 PP with 1 Insignia of U-305, 1 map on double page, 7 maps and 2 plans of HMS Wanderer, plus 32 pages with 59 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page, o/wise fine. 19.7 x 12.8. 9780304351329

43609
WHITE, Archie
SAILING SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1951. 1st Ed., No. 88 in the Puffin Picture Book series. 32 PP with 16 b/w and 14 colour illustrationd by the author. Pictorial soft cover (spine repaired). Very good. Oblong: 18 x 22.

49970
WHITE, Archie
SAILING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1951. 1st Ed., No. 88 in the Puffin Picture Book series. 32 PP with 16 b/w and 14 colour illustrationd by the author. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 18 x 22.

37600
WHITEHILL, Walter Muir
THE EAST INDIA MARINE SOCIETY AND THE PEABODY MUSEUM OF SALEM - A Sesquicentennial History
$40.00 AUD

Peabody Museum. Salem. 1949. 1st edition limited to 1500 copies. XVI, 243 PP, (3), plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Title page: vignette with East India Marine Hall. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Pages mostly uncut. 1 letter to Col. Lawrence W. Jenkins of the Peabody Museum, and 3 flyers of the Peabody Museum (Circular of Information, Notes to contributors to The American Neptune, & Publications of the Peabody Museum of Salem) loosely inserted. Fine. 25.8 x 18.2.

74299
WILKINSON, Frederick
ANTIQUE ARMS AND ARMOUR
$20.00 AUD

Ward Lock Ltd. London. 1972 1st Ed. 192 PP with hundreds of b/w photos of: Guns, Edged Weapons, Small Bladed Weapons, Weapons from the East and Armour. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips at top of front cover and head of spine. Discreet stamp of previous owner on froont endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 0706310241

22655
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1975. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 bw illust. Title spread: A sixteenth-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Very good. 25.4 x 19.

Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.

36889
WILLIAMS, Neville
THE SEA DOGS - Privateers, Plunder and Piracy in the Elizabethan Age
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1975. 1st US Ed. 278 PP with 15 colour plates and 154 b/w illust. Title spread: A 16th-century merchantman. Eps: Mappemonde. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in, Ingleton bookplate. Near fine. 25.4 x 19.

Collective achievements and daring exploits of: Drake, Hawkins, Raleigh.., who helped estabish England as The Maritime and Colonial Power in the 1500's.

75206
WILLIS, Clint (editor)
ROUGH WATER - Stories of Survival from the Sea
$15.00 AUD

Thunder's Mouth Press / Avalon Publishing. New York. 1999. 1st Ed., in the Adrenaline Book series. X, 354, (4 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (16 headpieces). Pictorial stiff covers with flaps. Faint foxing. Remainder mark on lower outside edges. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.5. 9781560251743

65810
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WORLD WAR I
$15.00 AUD

DK / Dorling Kindersley Limited. London. 2012. 2nd edition of the 2003 original. Introduction by Richard Overy. 335 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (graphs, maps, facsimile of documents, plans, photos) and a 16-page "Guide to WWI Battlefields and Memorials" (pages 310 to 325). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.6 x 21.4. 9781409376521

Illustrated account of the first global conflict.

75863
WINCHESTER, Clarence (editor)
SHIPPING WONDERS OF THE WORLD - A Saga of the Sea in Story and Picture (in Two Volumes)
$100.00 AUD

The Amalgamated Press. London. 1936-37. 1st Ed. Volume I: (4), 836 PP with b/w illustrations including 46 photogravures plates and a plate (R.M.S. Queen Mary), plus 14 colour plates (2 on double page). Volume II: (4), 837-1764 PP with b/w illustrations including 53 photogravure plates, plus 14 colour plates, followed by a Glossary of Sea Terms & Index (25 pages). Original blue cloth cover, title and decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title and decoration on spine. Small faint stamp of the State Library of Tasmania on title-pages and a small repaired closed tear on the title-page of Vol.II, otherwise a near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 28 x 21.

Two massive volumes containing a mountain of information for the shiplover. Covers all maritime subjects with many chapters written by Frank C. Bowen & A.C. Hardy (consulting editors) and other well-known maritime authors.

75486
WINCHESTER, Simon
ATLANTIC - A Vast Ocean of a Million Stories
$10.00 AUD

Harper Press. William Collins. London. 2010. 1st paperback edition. (XIV), 498 PP with 44 b/w illustrations: maps and charts, engravings, photos. Pictorial card cover. Covers rubbed and with creases. Occasional foxing. Good reading copy. 23.5 x 15.6. 9780007364596

70060
WINSTONE, John L.
THE MARTINGALE CHRONICLES (in 2 Volumes: 1933-1941 / 1942-1953)
$25.00 AUD

LITC Press. Hove, UK. c. 2000. 1st Ed. Part One (1933-41): 265 PP with b/w illustrations. Part Two (1942-53): 278 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.2. 9780954318321/69

Historical novel about life at sea, before the age of modern technology.

52014
WODZICKA, Helen
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS
$15.00 AUD

Wayland Publishers. London. 1973. 1st Ed., in An Eyewitness Book series. 96 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: All hands to the pumps. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Closed tear on front part of dust jacket. Foxing on outside edges. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 0853403104

20521
WOODMAN, Richard
THE HISTORY OF THE SHIP, The comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day
$25.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 352 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: the Ariel, 1811. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.5. 085177721X

Ships: their cultural and technical development.

36578
WOODROOFFE, Thomas
VANTAGE AT SEA - England's Emergence as an Oceanic Power
$10.00 AUD

St Martins Press. New York. 1958. 1st US Ed. 302 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 plates with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Ship on the starboard tack, 1565. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

Her activities at sea with Hawkins, Drake.... against the Spanish colonies which led to the defeat of the Spanish Armada.

37142
WOODWARD, David
THE RUSSIANS AT SEA
$15.00 AUD

William Kimber. London. 1965. 1st Ed. 254 PP with 3 maps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages, closed tear to the dust jacket. Very good. 24 x 16.5.

The expansion from the Baltic & Black Seas towards the Far East.

30784
WOUK, Herman
THE CAINE MUTINY
$5.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1954. Reprint of the October 1951 original (reset). 479 PP. Eps: Map of the cruise of the Caine under Captain Queeg, Sept. 1943 - Dec. 1944. Hard cover. Occasional foxing, with spots on endpapers and outside edges. Near fine. Image shows the endpaper maps. 19.5 x 13.

41506
WOUK, Herman
THE CAINE MUTINY
$10.00 AUD

Jonathan Cape. London. 1952. Reprint of the October 1951 original (reset). 479 PP. Eps: Map of the cruise of the Caine under Captain Queeg, Sept. 1943 - Dec. 1944. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19.5 x 13.

18328
WYSS, Max Albert
MAGIC OF THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1971. 1st English edition, translated from the 1968 German original by Maureen Oberli-Turner. 86 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 23. 067044992X

The boundless drama of the sea: coast & harbours, the discoverers or argonauts, the lure of the deep.

43238
YOUNG, Barbara & John
ALL SORTS OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1972. 1st Ed. No pagination, 56 PP with 83 colour illustrations by John Young. Eps: shipping scene in Hong Kong. Laminated pictorial boards. Few foxing spots, o/wise very good. 32 x 23.3. 0600300978

22454
YOUNG, John M.
BRITAIN'S SEA WAR - A Diary of Ship Losses 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Ltd. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Bookplate of previous owner and his signature on front endpaper. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9781852600426

Index of ships: pages 246 to 288 (printed on 3 columns).

73381
ZAIDMAN, Pierre-Henri
EMILE DUVAL (1840 - 1871): Général de la Commune
$60.00 AUD

Edition Ditmar. Paris. 2006. 1st Ed. Preface by Marcel Cerf. Foreword by Alain Dalotel. 377, (3) PP with b/w illustrations "Documents" (1 front page of a newspaper, 6 manuscripts, 2 engravings and 8 photos), between pages 279 and 296. Soft covers a little soiled, illustrated front. French text. Near fine. 24 x 15.8. 9782916294063

74657
ZALOGA, Steven J.
LORRAINE 1944 - Patton Vs Manteuffel
$20.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing Ltd. Oxford. 2010. 1st edition in "Battles of World War II" series (No 38). 96 PP with 73 b/w photos and 16 colour illustrations (photos, maps & plans and artworks by Tony Bryan). Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine. 25 x 19.5.