Maritime Books

Royal Australian (RAN) and Royal New Zealand Navies (RNZN)

Last update: Thursday, 11 July 2024.

53283
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 12, Nos. 1 & 2, 1990
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1990. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 4 tables, 4 sketch plans and 1 map. No. 2: 73-141 PP with 1 map and 5 drawings. Card covers. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: Indigenous beachcombers: the case of Tapeooe, by Rhys Richards. The Chilean Grain Trade and the Australian Gold rushes, by John Mayo... No. 2: Western Australian Merchants ... Fremantle Harbour, by Patsy Brown...

53291
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 14, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1992. 73-144 PP. Contains article P. 88 to 104 with 3 tables and 3 diagrams. Card covers. Near fine. 24 x 16.3.

Article by Kim Kirsner: The search of HSK Kormoran and HMAS Sydney. A preliminary analysis on modified Search and Rescue procedures.

70393
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 32, No. 1, 2010
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth, W.A. 2010. Vol. 32, No. 1 - 2010, edited by Michael Sturma. No. 1: 91 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 16.3.

No. 1: George Vancouver at Nootka Sound, by Robert J. King. A cruize to the coasts of Peru and Chile: HM Ship Cornwallis 1807, by Jorge Ortiz-Sotelo. Future Directions for the Royal Australian Navy, by David Stevens.

53137
ALLON, Dr. Fiona, & NICE, Rosie
SAILOR STYLE: Art . Fashion . Film
$40.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (cutaway at centrefold). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 097514281X

18661
ANDREWS, Graeme
FIGHTING SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
$5.00 AUD

Regency House. Sydney. 1973. Revised and updated edition of the 1971 Australasian Navies. 64 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 28 x 22.

Not only the ships, also missiles & aircrafts as well as the Australian Army's water transport squadrons.

38295
ANDREWS, Graeme
FIGHTING SHIPS OF AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND AND OCEANIA
$5.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. New revised edition of the 1971 original. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0589501879

Not only the ships, also missiles & aircraft as well as the Australian Army's water transport squadrons. Papua New Guinea Defence Force. Royal Fiji Military Force. Solomons Islands Police Force. Royal Tongan Defence Service.

58555
ARNOTT, Terry (editor)
MARITIME ARCHAEOLOGY ASSOCIATION OF VICTORIA - Annual Report 1984
$5.00 AUD

Maritime Archaeology Association of Victoria. Melbourne. 1984. 1st edition. (26) PP (recto only) with tables. Soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.3.

67206
ARON, Wellesley
WHEELS IN THE STORM - The Genesis of the Israeli Defence Forces
$35.00 AUD

Roebuck Book. Canberra. 1974. 1st edition. Foreword by Major-General Cullen. Roebuck Society Publication No. 13. X, 196 PP, plus 20 pages with b/w illustrations (4 cartoons and 36 photos). FEP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Cyrenaica. Pictorial hard covers, dj. Fine. 25.1 x 18.2. 0909434042

Jewish Palestinian troops with the British Army (Royal Army Service Corps): Egypt, Libya, Malta, Italy.

52062
AUSTIN, Brigadier M.
THE ARMY IN AUSTRALIA 1840-50. Prelude to the Golden Years
$20.00 AUD

Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1979. 1st Ed. Foreword by Lieutenant General D. B. Dunstan. XII, 290 PP with 21 plates, plus 8 pages with 4 b/w and 8 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 0642036306

38875
AUSTIN, Brigadier M. & CHIN, Colonel D. (Rtd)
THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY... A Brief History
$10.00 AUD

Defence Publishing Service. Canberra. 2000. 3rd edition, updated from the 1987 original by the late Brigadier M. Austin. 36 PP with 10 maps in colour, and 88 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0642952470

66034
AUSTIN, Brigadier M. & LEVER, Major Geoff
THE AUSTRALIAN ARMY... A Brief History
$10.00 AUD

Australian Army History Unit. Canberra. 2011. 4th edition, updated from the 1987 original by the late Brigadier M. Austin. 96 PP with 11 maps in colour, b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 9781921941153

20960
AUSTRALIA DEFENCE FORCE
THE DEFENCE CORPORATE PLAN 1993-97. THE DEFENCE MISSION, To Promote the Security of Australia, and to Protect its People and its Interests
$10.00 AUD

Defence Centre. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed., with an overview by A.J. Ayers & Admiral A.L. Beaumont. VIII, 80 PP with tables and colour illustrations (graphs and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

62076
AUSTRALIA POST
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1911-2011 - First Day Issue 14 June 2011
$20.00 AUD

Australia Post. Canberra. 2011. First Day issue celebrating 100 years of the Royal Australian Navy: Colour card with illustrations of HMAS Australia (I), HMAS Sydney (IV) and the One Dollar coin, contained in an illustrated envelope with a window for the coin and 2 x 60 cent stamps. Clear plastic pocket. Mint condition. 11 x 19.

First day issue stamp: 14 June 2011, HMAS Cerberus - Collector's item (numbered Australia Post "Authentic Merchandise".

72424
The AUSTRALIAN
COMMAND OF THE SKIES - Commemorating the Centenary of the RAAF / Royal Australian Air Force (in The Australian Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

Nationwide News Ltd / The Australian. Sydney. 2021. Issue of 31st March 2021. Edited by Steve Waterson. Foreword by Mel Hupfiels, Chief of Air Force. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Newspaper clipping "Flying confidently into next century", loosely inserted. Fine. 27.5 x 23.

A century of Service... Posters, appeals to the heart. ... Regional responsability, by Mark Lax.

53558
AUSTRALIAN INSTITUTE OF CARTOGRAPHERS [THE]
CARTOGRAPHY - Volume 15, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Institute of Cartographers. Perth. 1986 . Volume 15, No. 2, September 1986: Edited by Colin FULLER, Barry ALLAN, Terry BIRTLES, et al...VIII, 81-152, IX-XVI PP. Pictorial soft cover. Issue lacking the large folded map in colour Albany magnetic domains in pocket at rear, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 17.5.

Pages 107-109: Photogrammetric check survey of R. A. N. ships' propellers.

61257
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL INSTITUTE
JOURNAL OF THE AUSTRALIAN NAVAL INSTITUTE - Volume 19
$30.00 AUD

Australian Naval Institute, Inc. Canberra. 1993. Volume 20, No. 1, February 1993 to No. 4, November 1993. Edited by Cmdr. R.J. SHERWOOD. 4 issues for a total of 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. A fine set. 29.8 x 21.2.

No. 1: 1992 Naval Symposium Special Issue. No. 2: The ANZAC Ship, by Commander G. York.

48969
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
JUNGLE WARFARE, with The Australian Army in the South-West Pacific
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Military Forces / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1944. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Blaney. 208 PP with 6 maps in colour, drawings, 46 b/w photos, 12 b/w and 18 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Through the Rain Forest. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers slightly marked. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.

53052
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
ANZAC - Australia and New Zealand Army Corps - 1915 / 2005
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial, Consulat général d'Australie, Gouvernement Nouvelle-Calédonie. Nouméa. 2005. 1st Ed. Preface by Jane Urquhart & Raymond Vadot. 16 PP with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Oblong: 15 x 21.

Booklet produced to commemorate the presence of Australian and New Zealand troops based in New Caledonia during both world wars.

67880
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
WARTIME - Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial - Issue 77
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2017. Issue No. 77, 2017. Edited by Andrew McDonald. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Issue No. 77: Axis Ascendant. Blitzkrieg, by James Holland. Operation Barbarossa, by David Stahel. Pearl Harbor: 75 years on, by Jonathan Parshall. Malayan Campaign and fall of Singapore. ... Proposed Invasion of Australia by Japanese war planners.

71387
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
THE GREAT WAR - 1918: The Final Year (in Wartime - Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial, issue 82)
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2018. Issue No. 82, Autumn 2018. Edited by Andrew McDonald. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

1918: the Final Year of WWI. Saving Amiens, by Peter Burness. The inner Monash, by Peter Pedersen. ... The last roll of the Dice German spring offensives of 1918), by Steven R. Welch.

72046
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
THE HOT COLD WAR (in Wartime - Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial, issue 92)
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2020. Issue No. 92, Spring 2020. Edited by Andrew McDonald. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

The Cold War Bomber: Canberra, by Craig Blanch. The Crazy Australian: Hue and the Tet Offensive, by Michael Kelly. Road to Dien Bien Phu, by Craig Tibbitts. The Malayan Emergency, by Brian P. Farrell. Vietnam Moratorium, by Hannah Viney. Choi Yung Kil's Korean War, by Elise Horspool. ...

72423
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
100 YEARS OF THE RAAF / Royal Australian Air Force (in Wartime - Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial, issue 93)
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2021. Issue No. 93, Summer 2021. Edited by Andrew McDonald & Reflections by Matt Anderson, Director. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Australians in Bomber Command, by Lachlan Grant. The RAAF at Milne Bay, by Shane Casey. Resilience in the Sands (of North Africa), by Nicholas Dickie. The Great War in the air, by Michael Molkentin. Playing their Part (WAAAF / Women Auxiliary Australian Air Force), by Kerry Neale. ... Today's Air Force, by Martin James.

75054
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
WARTIME - Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial - Issue 100
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2022. Issue No. 100, Spring 2022. Edited by Andrew McDonald & Reflections by Matt Anderson, Director. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

The 1930s: A New Imperial Age ?, by Richard Overy. Locating the lost along the Burma Thailand railway, by Kate Ariotti. "A Record beyond Price: Opening of the War Memorial in 1941", by Meghan Adams. ... The Tinplate Empire: After war's end, toys led the recovery of Japanese industry, by Chris Goddard.

75076
AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
WARTIME - Official Magazine of the Australian War Memorial - Issue 104
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2023. Spring 2023. Edited by Andrew McDonald & Reflections by Matt Anderson, Director. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Fighting Other People's Wars. Australians in the Spanish Civil War, by Duncan Beard. ... Echoes of INTERFET (International Force East Timor), by Craig Stockings. Out in the Cold: Australians in the Empire Air Training Scheme in Canada, by Hannah Max Billington.

35496
AYERS, A. J. & BEAUMONT, Admiral A. L.
DEFENCE REPORT 1992-93
$15.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. IX, (3), 372 PP with graphs, tables and 23 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.9 x 17.5.

19354
BABBAGE, Ross
RETHINKING AUSTRALIA'S DEFENCE
$20.00 AUD

UQP. Brisbane. 1980. 1st Ed. XXII, 312 PP with 9 figures and 9 tables. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet signature & date on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.6. 0702214868

38269
BACH, John
THE AUSTRALIA STATION - A History of the Royal Navy in the South West Pacific, 1821-1913
$75.00 AUD

NSW University Press. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. XI, 259 PP with 3 maps & 53 b/w illust. Fp: HMS Wolverene. Eps: Boundaries of Australia Station. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 18.7. 0868403938

Royal Navy in Australian waters since 1821 when it was decided to detach a ship from the East Indies Station.

46738
BALDWIN, Commander Christopher
SEABORNE TRADE FLOWS IN THE ASIA PACIFIC, Present and Future Trends
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy, Sea Power Centre and Centre for Maritime Policy. Canberra. 2001. 1st Ed. Working Paper No. 9. VIII, 44 PP with 1 graph, 2 maps and 15 tables. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 064229559X

70155
BARNETT, Guy (compiler)
OUR HEROES - TASMANIA'S VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENTS
$15.00 AUD

Guy Barnett, Senator. Launceston. c. 2006. 1st Ed. (1), 35 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 errata page tipped on last page. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 21 x 15.

75718
BARNETT, Guy (compiler)
OUR HEROES - TASMANIA'S VICTORIA CROSS RECIPIENTS
$15.00 AUD

Guy Barnett, Senator. Launceston. 2007. 2nd Ed. (1), 35 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 15.

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.

64998
BARTLETT, Norman
AUSTRALIA AT ARMS
$20.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1955. 1st Ed. (12), 265 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps and 11 tail pieces), plus 32 pages with 47 b/w illustrations. Fp: Taking a Maori Redoubt, New Zealand, 1863. Eps: Maps of the battle fields of Pozieres and Kokoda. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Occasional foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.2 x 18.2.

51238
BARTLETT, Norman & MEEKING, Charles (editors)
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA AT WAR 1939-45 - 5 Volumes
$115.00 AUD

Board of Management of the Australian War Memorial. Canberra, ACT. 1959 Reprint of the 1957, 1958 original. General Introduction by J. McGrath. Vol. I: 256 PP. Vol. II: 255 PP. Vol III: 256 PP. Vol. IV: 256 PP. Vol. V: 256 PP. Set with hundreds of b/w photos. Cloth covers, gilt lettering on spine slightly dulled. Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpapers. A near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25. 4 x 18.

From a collection of 250 000 photographs taken between 3rd September 1939 and 15th August 1945.

52802
BATEMAN, Captain W. S. G., & WARD, Dr. Marion W. (editors)
AUSTRALIA'S MARITIME HORIZONS IN THE 1980s
$20.00 AUD

Australian Centre for Maritime Studies. Canberra. 1982. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Occasional Papers in Maritime Affairs series. V, 82 PP with 1 graph, 6 tables and 5 maps. Soft cover. Signed by both editors on page III. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 17.3. 0959358005

Australia's Maritime Defence, by Vice Admiral Sir James Willis. Australia's Seaborne Trade, by Professor J. W. Freebairn ...

16834
BATEMAN, Commodore W. S. G., SHERWOOD, Commander R.J., SEARS, Lieutenant J.S. &
NAVY EDITION, 80th Anniversary of the Arrival of the Australian Fleet (in Australian Defence Force Journal)
$5.00 AUD

Australian Defence Force Journal. Canberra. 1993. Volume No 103, November/December 1993. 72 PP (P. 1 to 51 on the R.A.N.), with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5. ISSN13202545

Maritime Power and Australia - Traditions, Customs and Changes in the Royal Australian Navy - Navies and the Protection of Peaceful Shipping...

56205
BATEMAN, Sam (editor)
MARITIME COOPERATION IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: Current Situation and Prospects
$20.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1999. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 132. XXII, 193 PP with 2 maps and 3 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527593

Papers presented at the 5th meeting of the working group held in Kuala Lumpur, 17 & 18 november 1998.

12091
BATEMAN, Sam & SHERWOOD, Dick (editors)
AUSTRALIA'S MARITIME BRIDGE INTO ASIA
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin / Royal Australian Navy. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. XXIII, 247 PP with 46 tables and 13 figures. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 16. 1863738932

Strategic issues for Asia and Australia - Australian maritime capabilities of relevance to Asia: ships and shipping, education and vocational training, aquaculture and mariculture...

56206
BATEMAN, Sam and BATES, Stephen (editors)
REGIONAL MARITIME MANAGEMENT & SECURITY
$20.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 124. XXIV, 209 PP with 3 maps and 4 tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527305

Papers presented at the 3rd meeting of the working group held in Bangkok, 30 May - 1 June 1997.

56150
BATEMAN, Sam and SHERWOOD, Dick (editors)
STRATEGIC CHANGE AND NAVAL ROLES: Issues for a Medium Naval Power
$30.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 102. (10), 216 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731518624

Proceedings of the Maritime Strategic issues workshop held at HMAS Creswell, November 1992.

70357
BATT, Lofty
PIONEERS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1967. 1st Ed. 108 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Stapled soft covers, pictorial front. Front cover repaired. Stamps of the "Naval Historical Society, A.C.T. Chapter" on covers, title page and top margin of 5 other pages. Otherwise contents are near fine. 21.5 x 14.

Humorous authentic stories of men, from Rear Admiral Sir Geo. Patey to Ordinary Seaman Dinkum Minogue, who manned the ships of an infant Navy in peace and war.

69055
BEAN, C. E. W.
FLAGSHIPS THREE
$120.00 AUD

Alston Rivers, Ltd. London. 1913. 1st edition. XVI, 340 PP with 25 head-pieces, 6 tail-pieces by the author plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: The first flagship at Gokstad. Cloth cover, gilt title and decoration on front cover & spine. Spine frayed at extremities and a little sunned and light shelf wear on corners. Gutter of front endpaper starting. Occasional light foxing, o/wise a very good bright clean copy of the scarce first edition. 22.2 x 14.5.

The creation of the Royal Australian Navy and its role, decided at the Naval Conference of 1909. Describes the settlement of England by seafarers (Vikings, Normans), the Royal Navy and its expansion (rule Britannia..), the U.S. Navy and finally, the Royal Australian Navy.

72750
BELBIN, Phil & GILLETT, Ross
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY, The First Seventy-Five Years
$2000.00 AUD

Child & Henry. Sydney. 1986. 1st limited edition of 400 copies (350 for sale). Foreword by Vice-admiral M. W. Hudson, Chief of Naval Staff. Presentation page IX: with name of previous owner at top, then hand numbered copy (No. 201 / 350), and signed by the Artist, the Author and the Chief of Naval Staff. XIV, 278 PP with 33 pencil drawings and 26 colour plates hand-tipped with their tissue guard. All illustrations by Phil Belbin. FFEP: Crest of the Royal Australia Navy (in blind). Quarter bound in Australian buffalo hide and buckram, gilt title on front cover & spine. Contained in a Navy blue buckram slip case. A fine copy of a scarce item. Large format: 43.8 x 35.5. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 0867770023

Published for the 75th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy. A magnificent book. More images available upon request.

75871
BLAIR, Joan & Clay, Jr.
RETURN FROM THE RIVER KWAI
$30.00 AUD

Simon and Schuster. New York. 1979. 1st Ed. 318, (2) PP, plus 24 pages with 69 b/w illustrations (10 art works and 59 photos). FEP: Map of the South China Sea "The Attack". REP: Map of the South China Sea "The Rescue". Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Faint foxing on top and front outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.

US submarine attack (September 1944) on two Japanese ships ferrying 2000 Australian and British POW's. Sinking and rescue of some of the survivors.

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

39428
BONNOR, Jenelle & BROWN, Gary (editors)
SECURITY FOR THE 21st CENTURY - Australia's 1994 Defence White Paper
$30.00 AUD

Australian Defence Studies Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. XVIII, 247 PP with 1 map, 3 tables and 8 graphs. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0731703189

Strategic environment. Regional perspectives (Indonesia, New Zealand), and Alliance reaction (USA). Defence plans and programs ( A Naval Perspective)...Defence industry... Politics.

73714
BOWDEN, Tim
CHANGI PHOTOGRAPHER - George Aspinall's Record of Captivity
$20.00 AUD

ABC Enterprise & Sun Books. Sydney. 1989. Paperback edition of the 1984 original. 144 PP with b/w illustrations: 3 maps, 2 newspaper clippings and photographs. Pictorial stiff covers. Reminder mark at top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.8 x 21. 9780725105808

Departure and following the Fall of Singapore: POW in Changi, construction of the Burma railway...

73715
BOWDEN, Tim
THE CHANGI CAMERA - A Unique Record of Changi and the Thai-Burma Railway
$10.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2012. Revised and expanded edition of the 1984 original. XIV, 242 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 newspaper clipping, 1 leaflet, 3 maps and photographs. Illustrated endpapers. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 17.7. 9780733629624

Departure and following the Fall of Singapore: POW in Changi, construction of the Burma railway...

75153
BOWDEN, Tim
ONE CROWDED HOUR - Neil Davis, Combat Cameraman 1934-1985
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1994. 1st paperback edition in the A&R Classics series. XII, 436 PP with 2 b/w illustrations (1 map and 1 newspaper cutting), plus 16 pages with 56 photos (including mementos of Foreign Correspondent and 20 portraits of "Children of the Dust"). Soft covers, pictorial front. Name of previous owner at top of title page. Very good reading copy. 19.8 x 13. 9780207187636

Combat cameraman / photographer, born in Tasmania ... Killed in Thailand while filming an attempted Coup (September 1985).

38356
BROWN, Buster
PENNILESS MILLIONAIRE - Tales of a Shoestring Yachtsman
$30.00 AUD

Panda Books. Millifield. 1989. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 2 sketch plans, 3 maps and 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on half title page, dated and signed by the author. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on endpapers with dedicatory note on half title-page also Contents are otherwise fine. 21.6 x 15.2. 0958820813

Sailing in Sydney waters, yachting offshore and overseas. WWII and the Royal Australian Navy... (the author was on HMS Kanimbla on 8 December 1941, and took (possibly) the last 2 b/w photos of Prince of Wales and Repulse).

73643
BROWN, Susie & WARNER, Margaret
LONE PINE - Centenary Edition
$60.00 AUD

Little Hare Books / Hardie Grant. Melbourne. 2014. Centenary Edition of the 2012 orginal. No pagination. 32 PP with colour illustrations by Sebastian Ciaffaglione. Pictorial hard covers. Illustrated book plate pasted down on free fly of front endpaper, with signed dedicatory note by both authors. Fine (as new condition). Rare. 25 x 25. 9781742978703

.. Pine cones collected at the end of this battle on Gallipoli Peninsula and planted in Cardiff, NSW, then transplanted in Canberra and Inverell.

65624
BRUNE, Peter
A BASTARD OF A PLACE. The Australians in Papua: Kokoda . Milne Bay . Gona. Buna . Sanananda
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2004. 1st paperback edition of the 2003 original.. XII, 691 PP with 37 maps, plus 20 pages with 41 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Corners of front cover with creases. Very good reading copy. 23 x 15.3. 9781741144031

65889
BRUNE, Peter
THOSE RAGGED BLOODY HEROES: from the Kokoda Trail to Gona Beach 1942
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1992. Second impression of the 1992 paperback edition of the 1991 original.. Foreword by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Honner. XVI, 309 PP with b/w illustrations (6 drawings / cartoons, 12 maps / plans and 59 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on half title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.3. 1863732640

18596
BURGESS, Michael
THE ROYAL NEW ZEALAND NAVY, A BMS Pictorial History
$20.00 AUD

Burgess Media Services Ltd. Dunedin. 1981. 1st Ed. 128 PP profusely illustrated with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (lightly rubbed). Very good. Oblong: 14.5 x 20.5.

72069
BURNESS, Peter
TO THE FLANDERS FIELDS 1917
$20.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 2007. 1st edition, July 2007. 44 PP with 21 b/w photos and 16 colour illustrations (1 map, 8 photos and 7 paintings). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 20 x 21. 9781921353031

49234
CABBAN, Peter & SALTER, David
BREAKING RANKS
$15.00 AUD

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. XII, (4), 384 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 42 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Newspaper clippings. Inside back cover: transcripts of Enquiry. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 1740513150

The true story behind the HMAS Voyager scandal.

64823
CABBAN, Peter & SALTER, David
BREAKING RANKS
$10.00 AUD

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2005 1st Ed. XII, (4), 384 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 42 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Newspaper clippings. Inside back cover: transcripts of Enquiry. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed. Occasional posting. Very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 1740513150

The true story behind the HMAS Voyager scandal.

59063
CAMPBELL, Hugh
NOTABLE SERVICE TO THE EMPIRE, Australian Corvettes and the British Pacific Fleet 1944-45
$65.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreword by Con Sciacca, Minister for Veterans Affairs. (2), VI, 204 PP with 1 plan and elevation view of a typical AMS vessel, 10 maps (3 on full page) and 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 17.2. 0958745641

Account of the work of HMAS Tamworth with the British Pacific Fleet, as well as for the 17 other Corvettes of the 21st and 22nd mine-sweeping flotillas. Pages 141 to 198: Appendix with movements of the 18 corvettes in 1944 and 1945.

73060
CANNON, Jack
MY WAR, More than 150 Epic Events of World War 2
$35.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Colin Duck, Editor. VII, 220 PP, (7 epilogue by Bruce Buxton, RSL) with b/w illustrations (cartoons of "Bluey & Curley", by Alex Gurney), plans and maps, sketch maps, photos...). Stiff covers, pictorial front (illustration by Robert Fidgeon). Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 39.7 x 27.7. 9781863370189

Saturday 2nd September 1939 to Wednesday 15th of August 1945.

58870
CARLTON, Mike
CRUISER: The Life and Loss of HMAS PERTH and Her Crew
$20.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. XIV, 706 PP with 1 plan and 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 10 colour illustrations and 64 b/w photos. Eps: White Ensign, Royal Navy. Hard cover, dj. Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. 24 x 16. 9781741668391

71361
CARLTON, Mike
FLAGSHIP: The Cruiser HMAS AUSTRALIA II and the Pacific War on Japan
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2016. 1st Ed. XIV, 642 PP with 1 diagram of HMAS Australia, plus 24 pages with 7 diagrams & maps (in colour) and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780857987785

73895
CARLTON, Mike
THE SCRAP IRON FLOTILLA
$20.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2022. 1st Ed. XVI, 432 PP with 3 maps and 2 artworks, plus 16 pages with 5 colour and 437 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 23.4 x 15.2.6. 9781761042003

65814
CARLYON, Les
THE GREAT WAR
$15.00 AUD

Picador / Macmillan. Sydney. 2007. Paperback edition of the 2006 original. XIV, 863 PP with 1 key to maps and 25 maps (1 on double page), plus 48 pages with 76 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.4 x 15.6. 9781405037990

38506
CASSELLS, Vic
THE DESTROYERS, their Battles and their Badges
$35.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed., in the Australia's Naval Heritage series. XIV, 250 PP with 60 badges in colour and b/w illustrations (drawings, maps and photos). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, o/wise a fine copy. 28.7 x 21.6. 0731808932

70016
CASSELLS, Vic
FOR THOSE IN PERIL ...
$15.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 99 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light bump on lower corner of book, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 15.2. 9780864177346

A comprehensive listing of the ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy who have paid the supreme sacrifice in the wars of the twentieth century.

49005
CHALMERS, Vice Admiral D. B. (editor)
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY GENERAL READING LIST
$10.00 AUD

Directorate of Publishing and Visual Communications, Defence Centre. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. IV, 44 PP with 2 b/w and 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.8.

Provides a starting point for personnel to find books according to their own interests. 98 titles on: Classical and modern Maritime Strategy. Naval tactics and doctrine. Law of the Sea...

68453
CHAMBERS, Admiral B. M.
SALT JUNK - Naval Reminiscences, 1881-1906
$25.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1927. 1st Ed., illustrated by the author. X, 364 PP, (2 adv.) with 44 b/w text-illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates (2 engravings and 2 photos) and a colour frontispiece. Fp: Rio de Janeiro (water colour). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine somewhat faded, a little light foxing, a library vignett and stamp on FFEP and former owner's name/address on half-title page. Small closed tear/chip on the top of the first 5 pages, o/wise contents very clean and overall a very good copy. 22.7 x 14.5.

Between February 1913 and April 1914, Admiral B. M. Chambers was the first Captain of the Royal Australian Naval College, Osborne House, Geelong.

35481
CHARLTON, Peter
WAR AGAINST JAPAN 1941-1942
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Sydney. 1989. Reprint of the 1988 original, in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps: Japanese ensign, badge of the Australian Army. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0949118265

73872
COAD, David
PORT CYGNET 1914-1919
$50.00 AUD

David Coad. Kingston, Tasmania. 2014. 1st Ed. Volume 4 in "A History of Tasmania" series. (2), II, 199 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author on title page. Fine (as new condition). 29.5 x 20.8 9780980692358

39359
COCHRANE, Peter
AUSTRALIANS AT WAR
$10.00 AUD

ABC Books. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir William Deane. IX, 10-272 PP with 22 maps and hundreds of b/w illustrations, plus 16 colour plates. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 31.3 x 24.2. 0733309178

Boer war to Vietnam war.

61349
COCHRANE, Peter
TOBRUK 1941
$15.00 AUD

ABC Books. Sydney. 2008. Reprint of the 2005 original. XXVIII, 116 PP with 2 maps and around 135 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Oblong: 22.8 x 25.4. 9780733314070

35497
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
DEFENCE REPORT 1990-91
$15.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. VI, 300 PP with graphs, tables, organigrams and 263 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.9 x 17.5.

67658
COOPER, Anthony
HMAS BATAAN, 1952 - An Australian Warship in the Korean War
$30.00 AUD

UNSW Press. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 295, (3 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, 1 plan, 14 headpieces and 49 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781742231181

70413
CORBETT, Sir Julian S.
NAVAL OPERATIONS - History of the Great War based on Official Documents - Volume II
$20.00 AUD

Naval & Military Press & The Imperial War Museum. London. c. 2009. Paperback reprint of the 2nd edition of 1929. XII, 448 PP with 2 maps "Gallipoli, the southern beaches" in text, plus16 plates (5 of them on double page). Pictorial soft cover. Front cover with a crease. 5 pages with some hightlighting of text. Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5 1843424908

65808
COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris
WHERE AUSTRALIANS FOUGHT - The Encyclopaedia of Australia's Battles
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ian McLachlan. XIV, 306 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and plans, diagrams and drawings, engravings, paintings & photos). Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18. 1864486112

35479
COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris and Tina
WHITE ENSIGN - 1939-1945 - The Navy goes to war
$20.00 AUD

Australia Post. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. 40 PP with b/w and colour illust., plus illustrated folder with 4 stamps Naval and Maritime War Vessels, loosely inserted. Title page: HMAS Perth. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642186332

35480
COULTHARD-CLARK, Chris and Tina
WHITE ENSIGN - 1939-1945 - The Navy goes to war
$10.00 AUD

Australia Post. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. 40 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: HMAS Perth. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642186332

72995
COULTHARD-CLARK, Dr. Chris
THE BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA - Coral Sea "50" Commemoration
$5.00 AUD

The Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council, Inc. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 8 PP with 6 b/w illustrations: 1 photo, 1 sketch map and 4 art works. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.8 x 21.2.

67068
COUPE, Sheena
THE HOME FRONT FAMILY ALBUM - Remembering Australia 1939-1945
$15.00 AUD

Weldon Publishing. Sydney. 1991. 1st edition with an introduction by Nancy Keesing. 208 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 28.7 x 232.5. 1863021159

39299
COX, Greg A. (editor)
ISSUES IN MARITIME STRATEGY: Presentations of the Royal Australian Navy Maritime Studies Program 1994
$25.00 AUD

Directorate of Publishing, Defence Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. (12), 138 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5.

The utility of Navies in Peacetime, by Captain Jack McCaffrie. The Australian experience with Regional Maritime Cooperation... Pakistan Naval Policy, by Rear Admiral S. Tauquir H. Naqvi...

69741
COX, Rex & COX, G.W.
SHIPS OF HOBART HARBOUR
$90.00 AUD

Ron Withington. Hobart. 2014. 1st Ed. XII, 612 PP with b/w illustrations (1 document, 1 sketch map, 2 plans, 3 stamps, 8 paintings and 284 photos). Vignette on title page: Hobart waterfront on 11th February 1957 with 3 Royal Australian Navy vessels (HMAS Melbourne, HMAS Sydney, HMAS Warramunga) and 2 cargo ships of the British India Steamship Company (Palamcotta & Chanda). Pictorial boards. Dedicatory note on title page signed by author Rex Cox. Fine. 23.5 x 16.5.. 9780646913636

69072
CRESSWELL, Captain W.R., R.N.
A FEDERAL AUSTRALIAN LIFE-SAVING SERVICE (in The Review of Reviews, 1896)
$40.00 AUD

The Review of Reviews for Australasia. Melbourne. 1896. Australasian edition of June 1896 edited by W. H. Fitchett. XII, (2), 539 to 652 PP. Contains article Page 574 to 581 with b/w illustrations (1 map, 1 painting and 5 b/w photos). Soft wrappers fragile and chipped. Ageing of paper with occasional foxing. Very good copy of a scarce item. 25.5 x 19.7.

A study of the South Australia Service.

69437
CUNNINGHAM, Doug & SOFILAS, Mark
TWO DECADES OF CHALLENGE
$120.00 AUD

Advance Australia Challenge / Terra-Graphics (W.A.) Pty. Ltd. Perth, W.A. 1983. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies hand numbered and signed by the artist Mark Sofilas (No. 277). 52 PP with 57 duo-tone illustrations and 15 colour plates tipped in. Eps: The "America's Cup". Leather bound, gilt devices and title on front board. Fine. Large folio : 43 x 34. 0959284400

57203
CUNNINGHAM, Ken
A VOYAGE WITH AN AUSTRALIAN SAILOR - A Collection of Notes and Anecdotes
$50.00 AUD

Balgowlah-Seaforth-Clontarf Returned and Services League of Australia Sub Branch. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain L. M. Hinchliffe. (6), II, 277 PP, plus 22 pages with 2 facsimile of messages and 40 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0731311868

Naval history and personal experiences.

18611
CUNNINGHAM, LCDR I. J.
WORK HARD - PLAY HARD - The Royal Australian Naval College 1913-1988
$80.00 AUD

Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice-Admiral M. W. Hudson. XII, 161 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 16 colour illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Vice-Admiral Cresswell. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with small chip at top of back cover. Name of previous owner and postings on title page and front endpaper, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 25.7 x 18.3. 0644083034

Produced for the 75th anniversary of the Royal Australian Naval College.

39464
DAVIES, Captain M. J.
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE AT GALLIPOLLI - 'A Leap in the Dark'? [in Australian Defence Force Journal]
$15.00 AUD

Australian Defence Force Journal. Canberra. 1992. Volume No 92, January/February 1992. Contains article P. 37 to 43 with 1 b/w photo and 3 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.5.

62716
DELANO, Anthony
THEY SANG LIKE KANGAROOS - Australia's Tinpot Navy in The Great War
$35.00 AUD

Arcadia / Australian Scholarly Publishing. Melbourne. 2012. 1st Ed. VIII, 247 PP, plus 40 pages with 69 b/w illustations (1 map, 3 facsimiles of documents and paintings/photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.2. 9781921875724

Earliest days of the Royal Australian Navy: HMAS Sydney & Emden.

16755
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$5.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1979. Reprint of the 1977 revised edition. 14 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21. 0642031398

49004
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
FORCE 2020. Australian Defence Force
$10.00 AUD

Department of Defence. Canberra. 2002. 1st Ed. Edited by Admiral C.A. BARRIE. (4), 26, (2) PP with 4 figures and b/w or colour illustrations. Fold of covers with map of Australia. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 20.8.

52134
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - NAVY TODAY 1978
$15.00 AUD

Canberra. 1978. AGPS. 1st Ed. 34 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (3 artists' impressions, 7 drawings, 6 photos of planes and 18 photos of warships and 48 silhouettes). Stapled pictorial soft cover (anti-submarine "S2-G" Tracker Aircraft). Very good. Oblong: 17.5 x 25. 0642030413

The RAN in 1978.

52746
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1997
$15.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. c. 1997. 1st Ed. 28 PP with 26 colour photos (4 aircraft & 22 warships). Inside covers: 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS Anzac). Fine. 29.8 x 21.

The RAN in 1997.

62455
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - NAVY TODAY
$10.00 AUD

Director of Public Relations, Navy Office. Canberra. c. 1971. 1st Ed. No pagination, 28 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (4 artists's impressions, drawings, photos of planes and warships), and 54 silhouettes at centrefold "Ships of the Royal Australian Navy - 1970". Pictorial soft cover (HMAS Perth). Very good. Oblong: 13.2 x 20.6.

The RAN in the early 1970's.

62456
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - 80th Anniversary Fleet Arrival / 1913-1993
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. 8 PP with 18 b/w photos. Inside front cover: First Arrival by John Bastock. Inside back cover: First Arrival by Phil Belbin. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 17.5 x 25.

68933
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - NAVY TODAY 1978
$10.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1978. 1st Ed. 34 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (3 artists' impressions, 7 drawings, 6 photos of planes and 18 photos of warships and 48 silhouettes). Stapled pictorial soft cover (anti-submarine "S2-G" Tracker Aircraft). Covers somewhat soiled with a chipped corner of front cover. Very good. Oblong: 17.5 x 25. 0642030413

The RAN in 1978.

69519
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$5.00 AUD

Department of Defence / A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1977. Revised edition of the 1973 original.. 14 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21. 0642031398

70618
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY TODAY
$15.00 AUD

Public Relations, Navy Office. Canberra. c. 1972. 1st Ed. 32 PP with tables and b/w illustrations (3 artists' impressions, 12 drawings, 6 photos of planes and 17 photos of warships and 55 silhouettes) Pictorial soft cover (Guided Destroyer Brisbane & Destroyer Escort Swan). Near fine. Oblong: 14.7 x 21.

The RAN in mid 1970s.

18597
DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$10.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1973. 1st Ed. 14 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Good. 29.5 x 21.

33976
DEPT OF DEFENCE
OUTLINE OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

R.A.N. Education Service. Melbourne. 1955. New edition replacing the 1949 edition. 48 PP, plus 6 b/w photographic plates, and 1 folded map at rear of book. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on front cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Title slightly rubbed, o/wise very good. 25 x 17.5.

From the discovery and settlement to the post-Korean war era.

71444
DERBIDGE, Captain Ralph RAN (Rtd)
JOURNAL OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY, Volume 9, No.1, March 2012
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 2012. 1st ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17. 18363350

Contents: Battle of Endau, Malaya (Part 2), Convoys aground on Bougainville Reef, the Armidale Tragedy, ... putting Broughton Islands on the map, 1770-1851...

16679
DIRECTOR OF NAVAL PERSONAL SERVICES (editor)
PERSONNEL INFORMATION HANDBOOK
$10.00 AUD

Dept. of Defence (Navy Office). Canberra. March, 1993. 4th Ed. (4), VI, 146 PP with b/w illustrations (2 comic strips, and Badges of Rank) of the Armed Forces of Australia. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5.

Everything you want to know on your career with the RAN.

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

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

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

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

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

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

18649
DOAK, Frank
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY, A Brief History
$10.00 AUD

AGPS / Department of Defence. Canberra. 1987. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 60 b/w & 18 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 21 x 29.5.

70050
DONALDSON, Captain A.
FIFTY YEARS TOO SOON
$25.00 AUD

Whitcombe & Tombs. Melbourne. 1948. 1st Ed. 328 PP with 22 b/w photos (8 on full page). Fp: Portrait of the author. Cloth cover, device on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers a little soiled. Signature on inside front cover, o/wise contents near fine. 18.7 x 12.5.

Reminiscences of fifty-one years spent at sea. From 1894, embarking at 14 years of age, life on the 3-masted barque "Inveresk", sailing with Blue Funnel, then joining Burns Philp before WWI. Prisoner of the "Wolf" after the sinking of Matunga. WWII experiences, etc..

66795
DOOLAN, Ken
HMAS TOBRUK: Warship for Every Crisis
$100.00 AUD

Grinkle Press. Queanbeyan, NSW. 2007. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Peter Gration. (12), 158 PP with 62 b/w illustrations. Fp: Tobruk after exercise "Caltrop Force '89". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.3. 0980282101

34721
DOVERS, W. A. G.
CONTROLLING CIVIL MARITIME ACTIVITIES IN A DEFENCE CONTINGENCY
$25.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed., Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 59. 129 PP with 4 tables and 11 figures (2 diagrams and 9 maps). Pictorial card cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731507940

72990
DUGAN, Des, BUTCHER, Philip (editors)
CORAL SEA "50" COMMEMORATION, 1942-1992 - Official Souvenir Publication
$20.00 AUD

Rutland Cowling-Smith Associates / Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed, with Messages from Paul Keating, Prime Minister of Australia and George Bush, President of the United States of America. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 29.7 x 21. 9858848319

Official Souvenir Publication, including the National program of events. The Australian American Alliance: The War in the Pacific, The Battle of the Coral Sea, The Battle of Midway... Qantas Flies to War ...

10765
DUNN, Capt. B. G. & WESCOMBE, Lt. R. E. (editors)
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1911-1986
$5.00 AUD

Magazine Art / Royal Australian Navy. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial card covers with light wear. Very good. 27 x 20.7.

A brief history in text & photographs of the R.A.N.

75724
DVA - Australian Government
SHIFTING TIDES - Australia and the Pacific in the Second World War
$20.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2020. July 2020 edition. 52 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.6 x 21.

Includes: Prime Minister John Curtin's speech to announce the war with Japan, 8 December 1941.

69262
DYMOND, Ralph
THE HISTORY OF H.M.A.S. VOYAGER I
$35.00 AUD

Southern Holdings. Hobart. 1992. 1st Ed. IV, 196 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, maps). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21.1. 0949089214

Her diary, from construction in 1917 for the Royal Navy, her transfer to the Royal Australian Navy in 1933, her war service and her end in September 1942 in Timor.

70514
DYMOND, Ralph
THE HISTORY OF H.M.A.S. VOYAGER I
$45.00 AUD

Southern Holdings. Hobart. 1992. 1st Ed. IV, 196 PP with b/w illust. (photos, maps). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with a lightly sunned spine, a few small chips and a small hole on front cover and a rubbed patch at top of rear cover. Contents near fine. Scarce. 29.6 x 21.1. 0949089214

Her diary, from construction in 1917 for the Royal Navy, her transfer to the Royal Australian Navy in 1933, her war service and her end in September 1942 in Timor.

74173
DYMOND, Ralph
THE HISTORY OF H.M.A.S. VOYAGER I
$55.00 AUD

Southern Holdings. Hobart. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain F. W. Cook. IV, 196 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams & maps, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0949089214

Her diary, from construction in 1917 for the Royal Navy, her transfer to the Royal Australian Navy in 1933, her war service and her end in September 1942 in Timor.

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.

18600
EVANS, Alun
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Sydney. 1988. 1st edition in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w & colour illust. Eps: Crest of the RAN. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 0949118249

The tradition of Australia's ships and sailors at war. In both World Wars and later, the involvement in Korea and Vietnam.

19344
EVANS, Alun
A NAVY FOR AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

ABC. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. (2), 172 PP with 8 bw illust., plus 16 pages with 30 bw illust. FEP: The Australian Fleet Unit's arrival, 1913. REP: Venetian Carnival in Sydney Harbour 1913. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 15. 0642527342

Story since the early days, when it was claimed that Australia needed its own Navy.

71419
EVANS, Kenneth J.
JAPAN é buggerup pinis - The Final days of World War II in Papua New Guinea
$70.00 AUD

Author. Smithton, Tasmania. 2001. 1st Ed. Foreword by C.L. Spotswood & A. C. Billett. (8), 9-152 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, facsimile of documents, maps, sketch plans, portraits and photos), plus 4 pages with 16 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 30 x 23.8. 1876913061

Japan é buggerup pinis (in Pidgin - English) = Japan has Surrendered.

74137
EVANS, Peter (editor)
FAIRMILE SHIPS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Volume 1
$65.00 AUD

The Fairmile Association / Australian Military History Publications. Sydney. 2002. 1st Ed. Foreword by H. G. Percival. XII, 276 PP with b/w illustrations (cartoons, 4 maps, plans, photos...). Fp: Fairmile ML 809. Laminated pictorial boards. Spine lightly sunned, name label of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise a fine copy. 25.2 x 18. 01876439866

18603
EVANS, Wilson P.
DEEDS NOT WORDS
$15.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1971. 1st Ed. (6), 200 PP plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22 x 14. 725600292

The Victorian Naval Forces provided the keel on which the Commonwealth, and ultimately the Royal Australian Navies were built.

65919
EWER, Dr. Peter
WOUNDED EAGLE - The Bombing of Darwin and Australia's Air Defence Scandal
$30.00 AUD

New Holland Publishers (Australia). Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map of Australia, 1 plan of Darwin and 17 photos. Hard cover, illustrated front. As new. 22.5 x 18.5. 9781741108255

75777
FACEY, A. B.
The Illustrated "A FORTUNATE LIFE"
$30.00 AUD

Viking. Melbourne. 1986. Reprint of the 1984 edition (original of 1981). Afterword by Jan Carter. (10), 342 PP with b/w illustrations: 134 drawings & newspaper clippings in margin of page, and 46 photos and portraits. Fp: Portrait of A. B. Facey, aged twenty. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. A date stamp on FFEP, otherwise a fine copy. 26.5 x 20.5. 0670803073

Pages 239 to 284: World War I, 1914-1915 (Gallipoli: 258 to 283).

71167
FAZIO, Vince
HMAS CONDAMINE - THE STORY OF A UNIQUELY AUSTRALIAN FRIGATE
$100.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1997. 2nd edition (abridged). (5), III, 172, 58 (4 appendices) PP with 15 plans, plus 96 pages with b/w illustrations [newspaper clippings, 2 maps, 7 plans, 14 documents and 115 photos (photocopy quality)]. Soft covers, pictorial front, staples, cloth tape on spine. Front cover lightly rubbed and soiled. Dated and signed by the author on title page. Very good. 29.6 x 21.

This history covers the period of service of "Condamine" from commissioning on 22.2.1946 to decommissioning on 2.12.1955.

58829
FERGUSON, S. F.
JOHN BULL GETS TOUGH - An Essay in Interpretation
$10.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson Ltd. Sydney. 1944. 1st Ed. VIII, 72 PP. Soft cover, pictorial dust jacket (cartoon by Norman Lindsay). Folds of dust jacket fragile. Ageing of paper. Very good. 18 x 12.

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

18598
FIRKINS, Peter
OF NAUTILUS AND EAGLES - History of the Royal Australian Navy
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. Melbourne. 1983. Revised and updated edition from the 1975 original. VIII, 279 PP with 19 maps, plus 36 pages with 69 b/w photos. Eps: Naval Review. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 091482909

18606
FIRKINS, Peter
OF NAUTILUS AND EAGLES - History of the Royal Australian Navy
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Australia Ltd. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral Sir John Collins. VIII, 269 PP with 19 maps, plus 32 pages with 59 b/w photos. Eps: Naval Review. Hard cover, dj (repaired tear). Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0726928623

70749
FIRKINS, Peter
OF NAUTILUS AND EAGLES - History of the Royal Australian Navy
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral Sir John Collins. VIII, 269 PP with 19 maps, plus 32 pages with 59 b/w photos. Eps: Naval Review. Hard cover. Ex library copy with stamps of the University of Tasmania Library. Very good reading copy. 23.5 x 15.5. 0726928623

70529
FITZGERALD, Alan
VICTORY 1945: WAR & PEACE
$15.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial / Gore & Osment. Canberra. 1995. 1st edition in the "Australia Remembers, 50 years Ago" series. Foreword by Paul J. Keating, Prime Minister. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 1875531920

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

41574
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC OF BRITISH WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1955. 2nd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 61 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Scorpion. Pictorial card cover (Aircraft Carrier). Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.8 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and MNF.

41575
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1956. 3rd Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 51 b/w photos. Title page: H.M.S. Vanguard. Pictorial (Light cruiser) soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, SAN and RMN.

41576
LE FLEMING, H. M.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1958. 4th Ed. 64 PP with tables, & 56 b/w photos. Centrefold: The 4th Destroyer Flotilla. Title page: Sea Slug guided weapon being fired from H.M.S. Girdle Ness. Pictorial soft cover (Destroyer). Near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

Including ships of the RAN, RCN, RNZN, IN, PI, RCyN, and SAN.

64658
FORSTER, Pat & EGAN, Ted
THE NAVY IN DARWIN 1941-1943
$15.00 AUD

Darwin. 1992. Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 plan, 50 b/w sketches & 4 watercolours by Pat Forster, and 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Note inside front cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21. 0724526862

"A graphic record from a Sailor's Sketchbooks with photographs from the early 1940's".

45015
FOSTER, John
HANDS TO BOARDING STATIONS - Australian Minesweeper HMAS Hawk
$35.00 AUD

Australian Military History Publications. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed., with a foreword from HRH The Prince of Wales. X, 125 PP with 9 maps and diagrams, and 48 photographs and documents. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 25.2 x 17.8. 1876439211

Operations in the Indonesian Confrontation 1965-1966.

68943
FRAME, T. R.
THE GARDEN ISLAND
$15.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1990. 1st paperback edition. 240 PP with 7 maps & plans, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w photos. Fp: A plan of Garden Island, 1857. Pictorial card covers. Signature on inside front cover, faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21.6 x 14. 0864173555

The story of the first use of the Island in 1788 - the Navy, the ships, the dockyards.

18612
FRAME, T.R., GOLDRICK, J.V.P., JONES, P.D.
REFLECTIONS ON THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$30.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. (8), 417 PP with 1 figure (a DDG: "Suggestion B"). Laminated pictorial boards. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.8. 9780864173560

The development of the R.A.N. within the context of Australian and Commonwealth defence and diplomatic history.

18651
FRAME, Tom
PACIFIC PARTNERS - A History of Australian-American Naval Relations
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, 200 PP with 10 maps, 2 figures in text plus 24 pages with 41 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges and prelims, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.7. 034045585X

36381
FRAME, Tom
THE SHORES OF GALLIPOLI - Naval Dimensions of the Anzac Campaign
$15.00 AUD

Hale & Iremonger. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 12 b/w figures (1 profile of AE 2, and 11 maps), plus 16 pages with 44 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. Brief note at top of half title page. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 0868066761

The Anzac Campaign, and the action of the Australian Submarine AE 2 in the Dardanelles Strait and the Sea of Marmora.

47115
FRAME, Tom
NO PLEASURE CRUISE. The Story of the Royal Australian Navy
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. XIII, 336 PP with 2 cartoons, 6 maps and 30 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23 x 15.2. 1741142334

48017
FRAME, Tom
THE CRUEL LEGACY: The HMAS VOYAGER Tragedy
$30.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. (4), 235 PP with 9 figures (diagrams & sketch plans), plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1741144213

57507
FRAME, Tom
HMAS SYDNEY, Loss and Controversy
$30.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1993. 1st Ed. XVI, 300 PP with 14 figures, plus 24 pages with 38 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0340584688

Mysterious & controversial action between HMAS Sydney & the German auxiliary raider HSK Kormoran on 19th November, 1941.

67533
FRAME, Tom
WHERE FATE CALLS, THE HMAS VOYAGER TRAGEDY
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. XXIX, 447 PP with 32 figures, plus 16 pages with 23 b/w photos. A 3 pages (4 to 6) article from the June 1992 issue of the Magazine of the Royal Australian Historical Society, loosely inserted. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.2. 0340549688

The collision on the night of 10th Feb. 1964 between the destroyer Voyager and the aircraft carrier Melbourne with the death of 82 men. Australia's worst peacetime naval disaster & the sequel of two controversial investigations lasting 4 years.

70558
FRAME, Tom
HMAS SYDNEY
$10.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2008. Reprint of the 1998 paperback edition (updated of the 1993 original). XVI, 412 PP with 3 figures (1 location map and 2 diagrams), plus 8 pages with 4 profiles and 14 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780733623639

Mysterious & controversial action between HMAS Sydney & the German auxiliary raider HSK Kormoran on 19th November, 1941. Search for both wrecks and their discovery in March 2008.

56343
FRAME, Tom & BAKER, Kevin
MUTINY! - Naval insurrections in Australia and New Zealand
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. XII, 283 PP, plus 12 pages with b/w illustrations (3 drawings and 22 photos). Pictorial card cover. Spine sunned. Note at top of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 9781865083513

46825
FRANKS, Norman
AIRCRAFT VERSUS AIRCRAFT. The Illustrated Story of Fighter Pilot Combat since 1914
$10.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagrams, plans, photos and artwork by Peter Endsleigh Castle and Terry Hadler). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.8 x 22.2. 0593010213

75599
FRASER, Alan (editor)
SABRETACHE - The Journal and Proceedings of the Military Historical Society of Australia (Volume XXVIII, No. 2 to Volume XXIX, No. 4)
$35.00 AUD

Federal Council of the Military Historical Society of Australia. Canbera. 1987 / 1988. 1st Ed. 7 issues (Vol. XXVIII, No, 2 to Vol. XXIX, No. 4), for a total of 300 PP with b/w illustrations. Bound copies of 7 issues with their original soft covers. Cloth covers, gilt title "Sabretache Volume 28-29" on spine. Fine. 25 x 18.

7 issues: Vol/ XXVII, No. 2, April / June 1987 to Volume XXIX, No. 4 , October-December 1988.

56907
FREELEAGUS, L. G. (Sandy Hi Rob), Ex WOETP4 SM
AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HERITAGE
$35.00 AUD

Author. Macleay Island, Qld. 2005. 1st Ed. (6), 60 PP with 1 b/w illustration per page by author. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 20.5 x 14.6. 0958806489

39358
FRY, Gavin & GRAY, Anne
MASTERPIECES OF THE AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1982. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.1. 0727017144

49459
GATACRE, Rear-Admiral G. G. O.
A NAVAL CAREER, Reports of Proceedings 1921-1964
$35.00 AUD

Nautical Press. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. (6), 382 PP with numerous b/w illustrations (drawings by Commander F. James and photos). Hard cover. Dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. Front endpaper with obituary of Gatacre (11th August 1983), Ingleton bookplate and comments by Geoffrey Ingleton. Two letters signed by Rear Admiral Gatacre on endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 19.5. 0949756024

Interesting account of a varied and distinguished naval career (43 years at sea), and a contribution to Australia's naval heritage: WWII, sinking of Bismarck, Solomons & New Guinea campaign, etc.

64886
GEE, Patricia & SMITH, Michelle
REDCLIFFE REMEMBERS: The War Years 1939 - 1949
$35.00 AUD

Redcliffe City Council. Brisbane. 2004. 1st edition of 1000 numbered copies (No. 0849 / 1000). 192 PP with b/w illustrations (facsimiles of documents, newspaper clippings, photos ...). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0959324054

Childhood memories, by David Malouf.

64796
GILBERT, Gregory P. & JELLETT, Michelle (editors)
AUSTRALIAN MARITIME ISSUES 2009 - SPC-A Annual
$45.00 AUD

Sea Power Centre - Australia. Canberra. 2010. 1st Ed. Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 32. Foreword by Captain Gordon A. Andrew. XXVI, 313 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawing, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780642297310

36 Papers. Navies today and tomorrow (3) - Navy Values (5) - Historical and Contemporary Perspectives (4) - Expeditionary Operations (6) - Semaphore (15) - Peter Mitchell Essay Competition ((3).

50186
GILL, Commander G. Hermon
THE AUSTRALIAN NAVY: Origins, Growth and Development (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S. - Volume 45, Part 3, 1959)
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1959. Contains article between pages 139 and 158. Very good. 20.7 x 13.5.

Read to the Society on March 31, 1959.

66787
GILL, G. Hermon
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945: ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY (in 2 volumes)
$120.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1957 & 1968. 1st edition in the "Australia in the War of 1939-1945" series, Series Two (Navy). Volume I: XVIII, 686 PP with 49 maps, plus 44 pages with 83 b/w photos. Volume II: XVIII, 752 PP with 44 maps and sketches, plus 44 pages with 84 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket of Volume II is price clipped and with small piece missing at head of spine. Signature on front endpaper of Vol. II. Occasional foxing. Still a very nice set. 23.5 x 13.2.

Volume I: 1939-1942. Volume II: 1942-1945.

72552
GILL, G. Hermon
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY, 1942-1945 - Volume II
$50.00 AUD

Australia War Memorial. Canberra. 1968. 1st edition, in Australia in the War of 1939-1945, series two: Navy, Volume II. XVIII, 752 PP with 44 maps and sketches, plus 44 pages with 84 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a light shelf wear and is in a clear protective sleeve. A few light foxing spots on outside page edges, otherwise a fine copy.23.5 x 13.2

16734
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY, Past, Present and Future
$20.00 AUD

Child & Henry. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 72 PP with b/w photos. Half title page: HMAS Stalwart leads 2 FFGs and 2 DEs. Fp: HMAS Darwin. Pictorial laminated boards. Near fine. 29.2 x 22.2. 086777178X

48432
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND WARSHIPS 1914-1945
$20.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 600 b/w photos & 100 line drawings. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Near fine. 26.2 x 26.2. 0868240958

61779
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - Today and Tomorrow (Part 1)
$15.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2012. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral S. R. Gilmore. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781921951343

Surface Combatants - Submarines - Mine Warfare Vessels - Patrol Boats.

61986
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIA'S FIGHTING SHIPS: A Century of War and Peace
$20.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral Allan du Toit. 96 PP with tables and over 150 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781921717680

62693
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - Today and Tomorrow (Part 2)
$10.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2012 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781921951619

Amphibious ships - Naval Aviation - Support Ships.

70755
GILLETT, Ross
AUSTRALIAN SHIPS
$30.00 AUD

Child & Associates. Sydney. 1989. 1st Ed. 145 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 60 colour photos. Half title page: Replica William the Fourth. Title page: Port Jackson pilot steamer Captain Cook (III). Eps: Launching of the Sydney ferry Collaroy in 1988. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 28.5 x 21.5. 0867771070

Over two centuries of our maritime heritage. Chronological text from the discovery through to the bicentennial of 1988, with over 250 b/w & over 50 colour illustrations.

67538
GILLETT, Ross & GRAHAM, Colin
WARSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA
$100.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1977. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. 296 PP with b/w photos, plus 48 pages with 70 colour illustrations by Colin Graham. Title spread: HMAS Vendetta & Vampire. Hard cover, dj. Signed by co-author and illustrator Colin Graham, on half title page. Fine. 28 x 24.5. 0727004727

Description of every warship commissioned for the defence of Australia: First Fleet, Colonial navies, then Royal Australian Navy, the Fleet Air Arm...

46730
GILLETT, Ross & JEFFERY, Vic
THE ROYAL NAVY IN AUSTRALIA 1900 - 2000
$25.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 2002. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 124 b/w photos. Title page: HMS Perseus, a Colossus class light fleet aircraft carrier alongside dolphins at Kirribilli. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 27.7. 0907771920

56030
GORDON, Harry
DIE LIKE THE CARP! - The story of the greatest prison escape ever...
$10.00 AUD

Cassell Australia. Sydney. 1978. December 1978 reprint of the October 1978 original. 240 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Eps: Plans of the P.O.W. camp near Cowra. Hard cover, dj. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.2. 0726932434

5th August 1944: escape of over 1100 Japanese POW from the camp at Cowra.

69184
GORDON, Harry
DIE LIKE THE CARP! - The story of the greatest prison escape ever...
$15.00 AUD

Cassell Australia. Sydney. 1978. 1st Ed. 240 PP, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w photos. Eps: Plans of the P.O.W. camp near Cowra. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 0726932434

5th August 1944: escape of over 1100 Japanese POW from the camp at Cowra.

45119
GRANT, Mark
AUSTRALIAN AIRPOWER - Volume I: 1914 to 1945
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1997. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 211 b/w photos, plus 3 sheets with technical data tipped in at rear of book. Title page: Westland Wapiti, A5-4, Point Cook, 1929. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 1876043288

64665
GROSE, Peter
AN AWKWARD TRUTH: The Bombing of Darwin, February 1942
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. c. 2013. Reprint (13th) of the 2009 original. XIII, 258 PP with 2 tables and 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 9781741756432

65623
GUILLIATT, Richard & HOHNEN, Peter
THE WOLF: How one German Raider terrorised Australia and the Southern Oceans in the First World War
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. XIII, (3), 366 PP with 1 cutaway of SMS Wolf and 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 45 b/w illustrations (2 documents, 3 newspaper clippings and 40 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 23.2 x 15.2. 9781741666243

72876
HALL, Timothy
TOBRUK 1941 - The Desert Siege
$15.00 AUD

Methuen Australia. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 2 maps and 41 b/w photos. Hard cover. Ex library copy with dust jacket pasted down on boards (laminated), library stamps on half title page, verso of title page and rear endpaper. Pages 28 & 29 with some underlining of around 6 lines and short notes. Copy lacking the free fly of the front endpaper. Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on half title page. Good reading / working copy. 21.6 x 14.2. 0454006675

67570
HARBOURS QUEENSLAND
THE HARBOUR BOARDS ACT, 1890 - A BILL, for the better REGULATION, MANAGEMENT, and IMPROVEMENT of HARBOURS, and for other purposes relating thereto
$15.00 AUD

Legislative Council & Legislative Assembly of Queensland. Brisbane. 1890. Printed 2nd July 1890. 29 PP. Soft cover, staples removed. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. Format: 34 x 21.5.

70777
HARDSTAFF, Commander R.J.
LEADLINE TO LASER - The Hydrographic Service, Royal Australian Navy 1920-1995
$60.00 AUD

Privately published. Sydney. 1995. 1st limited edition. Hand numbered (Copy No. 419) and signed by the author. . XVI, 274 PP with 4 figures & 1 page with 9 of the Crests used on RAN Hydrographic Products, plus 48 pages with 106 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. A 12 pages errata loosely inserted. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0646250531

Principal surveys, biographical details of personnel, surveying vessels and consort vessels. Technical notes, ... An important work.

30146
HARKER, Jack
ALMOST HMNZS NEPTUNE
$30.00 AUD

Moana Press. Wellington. 1991. 1st Ed. 335 PP with 19 sketch-maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.7. 0908705727

Story of the Royal Navy Cruiser Neptune, diverted to the Mediterranean Fleet before going to New Zealand for her New Zealand commissioning, and sunk in an Italian minefield off Tripoli, 19 December 1941.

72416
HAY, Ian
THE SHIP OF REMEMBRANCE, Gallipoli - Salonika
$50.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. c. 1920. 1st Ed. 43 PP, plus 10 pages with 8 b/w photo plates. Fp: Last Post. Inside front cover: map of the Gallipoli Peninsula. Cloth covers, title on front board and spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Scarce. 19 x 12.7.

Pilgrimage to the battlefields of World War One: Salonika and Gallipoli, September on board the white liner.

74261
HERINGTON, John
AIR POWER OVER EUROPE, 1944-1945 - in Volume IV in Australia in the War of 1939-1945 , Series Three "AIR"
$80.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1963. 1st Ed. Volume IV: XIV, 539 PP with 1 chart and 38 maps, plus 58 pages with 4 maps (2 on double page) and 90 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Covers with light marks. Occasional foxing and light insect damage on FFEP. Dedicatory note to previous owner on front endpaper, signed by the author. A very good clean copy. Scarce. 24 x 16.3.

Volume IV: Air Power over Europe 1944-1945.

16808
HEWITT, J. E.
THE BLACK ONE
$20.00 AUD

Langate Publishing. Melbourne. 1984. 1st Ed. 172, (8 index) PP, plus 40 pages with 65 b/w photos, and 124 pages of facsimile of Journal for the use of Midshipmen with plans & maps. Supplement of 20 pages loosely inserted. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 19.6. 095946221X

Autobiography of an officer of the RAN then the RAAF, up to 1939. The supplement is a record of intelligence missions to UK, US & France in 1944-45.

49454
HEWITT, J. E.
THE BLACK ONE
$15.00 AUD

Langate Publishing. Melbourne. 1984. 1st Ed. 172, (8 index) PP, plus 40 pages with 65 b/w photos, and 124 pages of facsimile of Journal for the use of Midshipmen with plans & maps. Cloth cover. Dust jacket tipped in on endpapers. Front endpaper with Ingleton book plate and obituary of J. E. Hewitt (deceased 1st November 1985). Near fine. 27.8 x 19.6. 095946221X

Autobiography of an officer of the RAN then the RAAF, up to 1939.

35532
HEWITT, J.E.
THE BLACK ONE
$15.00 AUD

Langate Publishing. Melbourne. 1984. 1st Ed. 172, (8 index) PP, plus 40 pages with 65 b/w photos, and 124 pages of facsimile of Journal for the use of Midshipmen with plans & maps. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 27.8 x 19.6. 095946221X

Autobiography of an officer of the RAN then the RAAF, up to 1939.

33671
HICKLING, Vice Admiral Harold
ONE MINUTE OF TIME - The Melbourne - Voyager Collision
$5.00 AUD

Sun Books. Sydney. 1966. Paperback edition of the 1965 original. 235, (2) PP with 1 plan and 9 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Fp: The mariners' compass. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner inside front cover. Very good. 18 x 11.5.

10 February 1964: collision between the destroyer H.M.A.S. Voyager and the aircraft carrier H.M.A.S. Melbourne.

69075
HICKLING, Vice Admiral Harold
ONE MINUTE OF TIME - The Melbourne - Voyager Collision
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1965. 1st Ed. 235 PP with 9 diagrams, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w photos. Fp: The mariners' compass. Eps: Interpretation of events with map reconstructing the collision. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.

10 February 1964: collision between the destroyer H.M.A.S. Voyager and the aircraft carrier H.M.A.S. Melbourne.

74741
HILL, C. J. (editor)
GENERAL NAVAL KNOWLEDGE POCKET BOOK - Royal Australian Navy
$25.00 AUD

Navy Office. Canberra. 1963. 1963 edition. V, 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 13 photos o full pages and 15 drawings (cartoons) on ship husbandry. Stiff covers, title on front cover, cloth spine. Fine. 17.8 x 12.5.

65016
HMAS DIAMANTINA
COMMISSIONING OF HMAS DIAMANTINA II, 4 May 2002
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Sydney. 2002. Souvenir brochure. 3 folds with 2 b/w photos and colour illustrations (2 portraits, 4 badges and 4 photos). Fine. 29.7 x 21.

5th of the 6 Huon Class Minehunters, built by ADI, Newcastle.

69918
HMSO
OCEAN FRONT - The Story of the War in the Pacific 1941-1944
$25.00 AUD

HMSO / Ministry of Information. London. 1945. 68 PP with b/w illustrations: 8 maps and 90 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 35 x 14.

From the battles of the the Coral Sea and Midway, to the landings in the Marianas and Peleliu (Palau).

75755
HODGES, Ian
The Battle of Fire Support Bases: CORAL / BALMORAL - Vietnam, 1968
$15.00 AUD

Department of Veterans Affairs/ C. of A. Canberra. 2008. April 2008 edition. No pagination, 48 PP with 42 b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 map with location map and 17 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 30 x 22. 9781877007316

75746
HODGES, Ian & PAGE-ALLEN, Courtney
AUSTRALIAN FLYING CORPS - Australians in World War I
$20.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2010. December 2010 edition. 140 PP with c. 100 b/w photos and 12 colour illustrations (2 maps, paintings, photos). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Huon RSL written at top of title-page, otherwise a fine copy. 23.5 x 23.5. 9781877007606

53458
HOLMAN, Gordon
THE KING'S CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1947. 1st Ed. 264 PP with 3 charts in text plus 8 warships' silhouettes (tail pieces) plus 30 pages with 30 b/w photos. Fp: Ocean Vigil. FEP: The World. REP: Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover. Spine sunned and frayed with a few tears. Signature on FFEP. A very good clean reading copy. Image shows title-page and Frontispiece. 22.8 x 14.6.

The triumphs & vicissitudes as well as the good & bad times of WWII.

74565
HOLMES, Tony
US MARINE CORPS AND RAAF HORNET UNITS OF "OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM"
$15.00 AUD

Osprey Publishing. Oxford, UK. 2006. 1st Ed. No. 56 in the "Osprey Combat Aircraft" series. 96 PP with 10 pages of artworks in colour, 10 b/w and 57 colour photos. Title spread: F.A 18 D "VMFA (AW) -242. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 24.8 x 18.5. 9781841768472

64089
HOOKER, John
KOREA - The Forgotten War
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books & John Ferguson. Sydney. 1988. 1st edition in the Australians at War series. 168 PP with b/w photos and colour illustrations (5 maps, artworks and 7 paintings). Eps: Commemorative Medal. Pictorial laminated boards, Near fine. 28 x 22. 0949118397

62601
HOPKINS, David
HMAS VAMPIRE - Daring Class Destroyer (colour print)
$10.00 AUD

Taswegia. Devonport, Tasmania. c. 1995. One of the Taswegia Fine Art Prints series, from a watercolour painting by David Hopkins. Oblong format, illustration: 17.8 x 24.5 / print: 31.5 x 47.5.

70958
HOPKINS, David
HMAS VAMPIRE - Daring Class Destroyer (colour print)
$40.00 AUD

Taswegia. Devonport, Tasmania. c. 1995. One of the Taswegia Fine Art Prints series, from a watercolour painting by David Hopkins. Signed by the Artist. Oblong format, illustration: 17.8 x 24.5 / print: 31.5 x 47.5.

66109
HORDERN, Marsden
A MERCIFUL JOURNEY. Recollections of a World War II Patrol Boat Man
$60.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 2005. 1st edition, limited to 3000 copies, No. 61 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. XIV, 335 PP with 5 facsimile of documents, plus 16 pages with 34 b/w photos. Eps: Map of Australia northern waters. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on verso of half title page dated and signed by the author. Fine. 24.3 x 15.7. 0522851657

40992
HORE, Captain Peter, R.N. (editor)
HMAS SYDNEY II - The cruiser and the controversy in the archives of the United Kingdom
$30.00 AUD

RAN Seapower Centre / Defence Publishing Service. Canberra. 2001. 1st Ed. No.9 in Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs. XX, 311 PP with tables, 2 sketch plans, 3 maps, and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Gift sticker on inside front cover, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.6. 0642295549

48383
HORE, Captain Peter, R.N. (editor)
SEAPOWER ASHORE. 200 Years of Royal Navy Operations on Land
$15.00 AUD

Chatham Publishing / National Maritime Museum. London. 2001. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Sir Jock Slater. 288 PP with tables, 7 maps, and 60 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 17.2. 1861761554

69003
HORNER, D. M. (editor)
THE COMMANDERS - Australian Military Leadership in the Twentieth Century
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1984. 1st edition. XX, 355 PP with 27 maps and 44 illustrations. Fp. Eps with 8 portraits each (1 b/w and 7 in colour). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24.7 x 19. 0868614963

56307
HORNER, David
THE GULF COMMITMENT: The Australian Defence Force's First War
$15.00 AUD

MUP. Melbourne. 1992. 1st Ed. (6), 238 PP with b/w illust. (maps, tables & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Lower part of front cover sunned. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0522845118 / 97

The involvement of the Australian Defence Force in 1990/91, at the time of the Kuwait Crisis.

74283
HORNER, David
STRATEGIC COMMAND: General Sir John Wilton and Australia's Asian Wars
$55.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 2005. 1st edition in The Australian Army History series. XX, 452 PP with 10 maps, plus 32 pges with 58 b/w photos. Hard covers, dj. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 16. 978195552829

League of Nations and the Burma - China frontier, 1935-36. / Syria / Papua New Guinea ... Korean War / South Vietmam.

48089
HOY, Bruce
BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA (in Paradise - Issue No. 92, May-June 1992)
$10.00 AUD

Air Niugini. Port Moresby. 1992. 42 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article between P.5 and 8 with 1 map, 3 colour and 6 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28.5 x 21.

Fiftieth anniversary of this Battle which protected Port Moresby and Northern Australia, from Japanese Invasion.

33764
HOYT, Edwin P.
THE LAST CRUISE OF THE EMDEN
$10.00 AUD

Andre Deutsch. London. 1967. 2nd impression in June of the May 1967 original. VIII, (2), 242 PP plus 8 pages with 1 map & 11 b/w photos. FEP: Course of SMS Emden 1914. REP: From Cocos-Keeling to Constantinople. Hard cover. Name of previous owner on preliminary page, some foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

The German cruiser Emden and her destruction at Cocos-Keeling. The escape on the copra schooner Ayesha, arrival at Constantinople of the landing party.

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

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

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

63870
HUDDART PARKER LIMITED
WAR SERVICE OF THE MERCHANT NAVY - A Record of the Participation of the Men and Ships of Huddart Parker Ltd
$35.00 AUD

John D. Harris & Co. Melbourne. 1951. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Lord Mountevans. 79 PP with head-pieces in colour and 33 b/w photos. House flag (in colour) on half title page. Cloth cover with gilt title and crest on front board. Name of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 29 x 22.5.

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

53545
HUNGERFORD, T. A. G.
A KNOCKABOUT WITH A SLOUCH HAT: an autobiographical collection 1942-1951
$15.00 AUD

Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Fremantle. 1985. 1st Ed. 164, (9 picture album) PP with 22 b/w photos (9 headpieces and 13 in picture album). Soft cover, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 16.6. 0909144877

55886
HUXTABLE, Madeleine
THE FLIGHT OF THE SCORPION
$20.00 AUD

Ginnindera Press. Canberra. 2005. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Peter Cosgrove. 72 PP with 1 sketch map. Stiff cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 1740272943

Historical novel. The 1942 ecape in a 30-ft wooden life boat: Tjilatjap, Java to Roeburne, Western Australia.

74712
JACK, Kenneth
KENNETH JACK, World War II Paintings and Drawings
$30.00 AUD

Boolarong Publication / Australian War Memorial. Brisbane / Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 1 map in colour and b/w and colour illustrations (c. 102 sketches and c. 44 watercolour) . Fp (in colour): Georges River, Liverpool, NSW. Half title page: The wrecked "Zero", Kamiri Strip, Noemfoor Island. Title page: Boats in Watson Bay, Sydney. Hard covers, dj. Fine. 26.8 x 26.5. 0864390963

Tour of duty (March 1944 to August 1945) of an RAAF artist in the Western Pacific: Townsville, Papua New Guinea, Dutch New Guinea, Indonesia and Labuan

17190
JENKINS, David
HITTING HOME - The Japanese Attack on Sydney 1942
$40.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Kevin Fewster. 88 PP with b/w illustrations (diagrams, maps and photos) and 8 colour sketches. Foreword and caption of illustrations in English and Japanese. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 28 x 21. 0091826683

The attack in Sydney Harbour by Japanese midget submarines on 31st May, 1942.

71836
JENKINS, David
BATTLE SURFACE ! - Japan's Submarine War against Australia 1942-1944
$90.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 304 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (maps, sketches & photos). Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Tiny remainder spot on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 22. 0091826381

The Japanese operations around Australia: around forty war patrols, laying mines, scouting with seaplanes, sinking 17 ships,...

30099
JONES, Cmdr. Sue & GILLETT, Ross
NAVY NEWS - 40th ANNIVERSARY
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. 136 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.3 x 20.5.

Chronicling the Navy News, to mark the 40th anniversary of the publication Royal Australian Navy News, since Volume No. 1, July 18, 1958.

16777
JONES, Colin
AUSTRALIAN COLONIAL NAVIES
$20.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1986. 1st. Ed. XII, 177 PP with b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, Illustrated front. Covers have been laminated. Stamp of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on title page, otherwise a very good clean copy. 24 x 17.6. 064299479X

Naval history of Australia between 1788 and the creation of the Royal Australian Navy in 1911.

16917
JONES, Colin
WINGS AND THE NAVY
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. 127 PP with 2 maps and 1 cartoon strip, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (a Sea Fury taking off from Sydney, 1949). Fine. 22.5 x 15. 9780864178367

When the Royal Australian Navy took to the sky, and commissioned the aircraft carrier H.M.A.S. Sydney. Test of battle during the Korean War.

46739
JONES, Peter & GOLDRICK, James
STRUGGLING FOR A SOLUTION: THE RAN AND THE ACQUISITION OF A SURFACE TO AIR MISSILE CAPABILITY
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy, Sea Power Centre. Canberra. 2000. 1st Ed. Working Paper No. 2. VI, 15 PP. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0642295301

74489
KEATS, Brennan
QUIET WATERS - An account of HMAS CANBERRA and one of her sailors and three USS cruisers and their men, who rest in the deep quiet waters of Iron Bottom Sound
$45.00 AUD

Wiripang Publishing Pty. Ltd. Wollongong. 2012. 2nd printing of the 2008 original. (2), XII, 172 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus accompanying CD with 11 tracks / songs composed by Horace Keats kept in clear plastic envelope inside back cover. Soft covers with illustrated front. Light soiling,/wear, o/wise near fine. 25 x 18. 9781876829162

48996
KERR, Glenn (editor)
AUSTRALIAN MARITIME ISSUES 2004: SPC-A Annual
$15.00 AUD

Sea Power Centre / Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 2004. 1st edition, in Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 12. XXI, 73 PP with 5 b/w illustrations, 5 maps in colour and 6 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0642295999

48997
KERR, Glenn & SNUSHALL, Barry (editors)
FUTURE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY TRENDS TO 2020: Impact on Ship Design & Operations
$20.00 AUD

Sea Power Centre / Royal Australian Navy / University of Wollongong. Canberra. 2005. 1st edition, in Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs No. 13. XVIII, 244 PP with tables and figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0642295867

72988
KHOSA, Raspal
AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE ALMANAC 2010-2011
$35.00 AUD

ASPI / Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Canberra. 2010. June 2010 edition. (4), 144 PP (6 of them with colour advertisements) with tables, 6 maps (2 in colour "World" & "Australia's Maritime Boundaries" and 5 of Australia in b/w (Major DefenceFacilities / Principal Navy Establishments / Major Army Bases / Major Air Force Bases / Defence Approved Capital Facilities Expenditure by State and Territory) and colour illustrations: "ADF Badges of Rank and Special Insignia", 7 head pieces and few figures. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

57699
KIEM, Paul, REID, Richard, BRAGA, Stuart
CONFLICT IN THE PACIFIC (in Teaching History)
$10.00 AUD

History Teachers' Association of NSW. Sydney. 2000. Volume 34, No. 4, December 2000. Special Issue. 88 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29 x 21.

Conflict in the Pacific - A Background, by Paul Kiem. Up North - Australia's War in Papua New Guinea, by Richard Reid... Ethics and Foreign Policy: Hiroshima and Nagasaki, by Cameron Paterson.

52653
KOSKIE, Jack L.
SHIPS THAT SHAPED AUSTRALIA
$25.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1987. 1st edition with a foreword by Geoffrey Blainey. 132 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (drawings, paintings & sketches) by the author. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 25. 0207155607

Description of 34 ships which played an essential part in the growth of Australia: details, highlight of career accompanying an oil painting.

64734
LACK, Clem
RUSSIAN AMBITIONS IN THE PACIFIC - Australian War Scares of the Nineteenth Century
$15.00 AUD

Royal Historical Society of Quuensland. Brisbane. c. 1968. 1st Ed. 39 PP with b/w illustrations (3 engravings and 4 photos). Soft covers with light wear, o/wise fine. 21.2 x 13.7.

Edition based on a paper delivered on 22 February 1968.

69764
LAFFIN, John
DAMN THE DARDANELLES! - The Agony of Gallipoli
$10.00 AUD

Sun Papermac / Macmillan. Sydney. 1985. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. 224 PP with 1 sketch, 5 plans & 71 b/w illustrations (photos, posters). Laminated soft cover, pictorial front. Spine sunned. Ex Library copy with stamp on verso of title page and renewed endpapers. Very good. 23.2 x 15.4. 0725104643

A critical and challenging analysis of the Gallipoli campaign, designed to knock Turkey out of the War and open a supply route to Russia.

71839
LEHAN, Mike
HMAS ALBATROSS - A Collection of Memories
$45.00 AUD

Australian Naval Aviation Museum. Nowra. 2000. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear Admiral N. Ralph. VI, 266 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Corners of front cover with light creases. On title page, signatures of participants at the March 2005 reunion, at Maitland, N.S.W. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 0646373536

Celebrating 50 years of Naval Aviation.

68971
LEHAN, Mike & PERKINS, Bob (editors)
HMAS ALBATROSS: 1998 - Commemorative Air Day Souvenir Programme & SLIPSTREAM / Fly Navy, Vol. 9, No. 4
$20.00 AUD

HMAS Albatross. Nowra. 1998. 2 items: 1 - Official Souvenir brochure with a foreword by Commodore Geoff Cole. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks & photos). 2 - Slipstream , October 1998: 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Celebrating 50 years of Naval Aviation.

71459
LENNOX, John & WADSLEY, John
BARRACK HILL - A History of Anglesea Barracks 1811-2011
$90.00 AUD

Authors. Hobart. 2011. 1st Ed. Forewords by Peter Underwood, Governor of Tasmania and D.J. Hurley, Chief of the Defence Force. XVII, 238 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Hobart Town, circa 1879. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). Oblong: 22.7 x 28.2. 9780642297464

41579
LENTON, H. T.
ABC BRITISH WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1964. 7th Ed. 72 PP with tables, & 30 b/w photos. recto of title page: H.M.S. Hermes, the Royal Navy's newest aircraft carrier. Pictorial soft cover (Frigate). Stamp of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 15.3 x 10.3.

14158
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 3: Sloops of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 96 PP with tables & 47 b/w photos. Card covers, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and short tear at lower part of front cover (rubbed), o/wise contents clean and still a very good copy. 18 x 12.

48274
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 2: Destroyers and Submarines of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 81 PP with tables & 50 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 18 x 12.

73832
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II - Part 1: Capital ships, Cruisers and Aircraft carriers of the Royal and Dominion Navies
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 72 PP with tables & 56 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (HMS Warspite in Malta harbour). Covers rubbed and with sellotape marks on spine. Contents very good. 18.5 x 12.3.

62535
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
DARWIN'S SUBMARINE I-124
$30.00 AUD

Avonmore Books. Adelaide. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Neat ex-libris stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise fine. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194

Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.

70975
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
HONOUR DENIED - Teddy Sheean, a Tasmanian Hero... and other brave warriors of the Royal Australian Navy
$35.00 AUD

Avonmore Books. Kent Town, S.A. 2016. 1st Ed. Foreword by Will Hodgman, Premier of Tasmania. Afterword by Keith Payne. 317 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps. Pictorial stiff covers with a light crease on back cover, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 17.5. 9780987151971

74719
LEWIS, Dr. Tom
DARWIN'S SUBMARINE I-124
$15.00 AUD

Avonmore Books. Adelaide. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Austin Asche, AC, QC. 182 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (artworks, documents, maps, plans and sketches and photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Ex Library copy with covers laminated with clear plastic and stamp on free fly of the front endpaper and outside top page edge. Very good reading/working copy. 25 x 17.7. 9780957735194

Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.

57048
LEWIS, Stephen
VOYAGES TO VIETNAM: Photographs by Australian Naval and Military Veterans of the Vietnam Conflict
$90.00 AUD

My Vietnam Trust. Adelaide. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral David Willoughby Leach. Preface by Lieutenant Commander Rodney T Nott. (2), 206 PP with over 600 b/w and colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Signed and dated on front endpaper by the author. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 24.8 x 27.5. 9780957970816

19322
LEWIS, Tom
WRECKS IN DARWIN WATERS
$20.00 AUD

Turton & Armstrong. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. VIII, 97 PP with 45 b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: Darwin waters. Inside rear cover: Timor Sea and Van Diemen Gulf. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 908031459

Stories of misadventure, war, accident & storms which sent ships & aircraft to the bottom.

69216
LEWIS, Tom
SENSUIKAN I-124, a history of the Imperial Japanese Navy fleet submarine sunk in Northern Territory waters
$35.00 AUD

Tall Stories. Darwin. 1997. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable Daryl W. Manzie. 131 PP with 2 maps, 11 plans and sketches and 65 b/w photos. Letter from editor to The Mercury newspaper loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Front cover lightly soiled. Very good. Scarce. 29.5 x 21. 0646322184

Sunk by HMAS "Deloraine" 20th January 1942 in 150 feet of water off Darwin. Early salvage attempts (for the code books). Historic shipwreck since 28th June 1977.

16805
LIND, Lew
HISTORIC NAVAL EVENTS OF AUSTRALIA DAY-BY-DAY, Ships, Men, Battles and Great Moments
$15.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. 272 PP profusely illustrated. Eps. Hard cover, dj (Action in the North Sea in 1917 between the Sydney and a Zeppelin). Dust jacket is laminated and pasted down on covers. A near fine copy. 28.5 x 21. 0589502956

Over 4000 entries concerning the role of the Navy in the discovery, settlement and defence of Australia. Loosely inserted is an article by Bob Darroch: The dying hours of the Sydney.

20792
LIND, Lew
FAIR WINDS TO AUSTRALIA - 200 Years of Sail on the Australia Station
$10.00 AUD

Reed Books. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour photos. FEP: Sailing ships at anchor. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 29.3 x 22. 0730102165

Details & histories of some of the sailing ships which arrived in Australia over the past 200 years.

21965
LIND, Lew
SEA JARGON, A Dictionary of the Unwritten Language of the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. in text. Fp: Figurehead of steam yacht Consuelo at Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.1. 0949924229

The language of the sea in its glory, vulgarity and humour.

48454
LIND, Lew & VOLLMER, Geoff
AUSTRALIA'S MEN O' WAR
$10.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Sir Anthony Synnot. 64 PP with 19 b/w drawings and 24 colour paintings. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with small tear at top of spine. Note on lower corner of half title page. Very good. Oblong: 22.2 x 29.8. 0589502484

Paintings by a sailor after plying the seas for 18 years.

66287
LOCKWOOD, Kim
VJ DAY: The End of WWII in the Pacific - 70th Anniversary
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2015. 1st Ed., in the WP Military series. No pagination, 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31.5 x 24. 9781922178961

Last Days and Hours. Speeches (Japanese Emperor Hirohito, US President Truman, King George VI, Eleanor Roosevelt & General MacArthur) and Celebrations ...

74007
LOCKWOOD, Kim
AIR RAIDS - Epic Assaults of World War II - 70th Anniversary
$15.00 AUD

Wilkinson Publishing. Melbourne. 2015. 1st Ed., in the WP Military series. No pagination, 86 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 32 x 24. 9781925265054

The Blitz to Pearl Harbor & Hiroshima. Darwin ... Guadalcanal ...

17147
LONEY, Jack
THE PRICE OF ADMIRALTY - Ships of the R.A.N., Lost 1914-1974
$15.00 AUD

Marine History Publications. Geelong. c. 1978? 1st Ed. 36 PP with 22 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly soiled, o/wise near fine. 20.5 x 14.3. 0909191115

From the loss of "A1", off Rabaul in 1914, to the loss of the "Arrow", hit by Cyclone Tracy on Christmas Day, 1974.

71431
LONGSTAFF, Malcolm
KEEPING WATCH, A History of the Navy League of Australia 1895-2015
$50.00 AUD

The Navy League of Australia. Sydney. 2016. 1st Ed. 278 PP, (2), with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS Anzac). Dedicatory note on title page, signed by the author. Near fine. 25 x 17.5. 9780646925417

49797
LOUYS, Guillaume (compiler)
ACEH
$15.00 AUD

New Holland Publishers. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Commodore Peter Leschen. 232 PP with 209 Colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 26. 1741104009

Aceh : The Australian Defence Force's Tsunami Relief Mission. A Photographic Record by the Royal Australian Navy.

72253
MACANDIE, G. L. (editor)
The CONSOLIDATED ORDERS and REGULATIONS for the Government of THE NAVAL FORCES OF THE COMMONWEALTH - Volume II (Addenda)
$35.00 AUD

L.F. Johnston, Commonwealth Government Printer. Canberra. 1936. 1st Ed. 126 PP. Soft covers, title on front cover, staples. Spine repaired. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 24 x 15.5.

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

47020
MACDONNELL, J. E.
VALIANT OCCASIONS
$20.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1952. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Sir John Collins. (12), 262 PP. Hard cover, title on spine. Top edge of spine and back cover is browned, o/wise a very good clean copy. 22 x 14.5.

Some of the naval engagements during WWII, involving the Royal Australian Navy. Fate of the HMAS Sydney, HMAS Stuart at the Battle of Matapan, the Battle of the Java Sea.

39465
MACFARLING, Wing Commander
NEW ZEALAND AND THE VIETNAM CONFLICT [in Defence Force Journal]
$20.00 AUD

Defence Force Journal. Canberra. 1989. Volume No 79, November/December 1989. Contains article P. 8 to 19 with 1 map, 1 table and 1 portrait. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.2.

72465
MACINTYRE, Donald
THE BATTLE FOR THE PACIFIC
$25.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford. London. 1966 1st Ed. 240 PP with 16 maps, plus 24 pages with 51 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Ex Libris stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 15.5.

44098
MAHONY, Juan
FROM THE HOME FRONT TO THE FRONT LINE - Images of the Great War
$25.00 AUD

Author. Charlestown, NSW. 2001. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents & letters, photos, posters...). Half title page: Departure of King Island volunteers. Title page: AIF troops resting. Fp: Australian Flying Corps mechanics, Cologne, Germany. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.5. 0957969600

42190
MANSEL, Philip & WINKS, Robin W.
THE LILY AND THE LION - Royal France / Great Britain
$10.00 AUD

Boston Publishing Company. Boston. 1987. 1st Ed. in the Empires: Their Rise and Fall series. Preface by Peter Stansky. 168, (6 index) PP with over 300 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (chipped and with closed tears). Near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0150040326

51224
MARCHANT, Leslie R.
FRANCE AND NEW ZEALAND: 1769-1846. A LIST OF NAVAL RECORDS IN PARIS
$35.00 AUD

Department of History, University of Western Australia. Perth. 1962. Reprint ?. Stencilled work printed on recto only. (4), 26 PP. Soft cover, clear plastic. Very good. 29.6 x 21.

52564
MARCUS, Alex
"DEMS? WHAT'S DEMS?"
$75.00 AUD

Boolarong. Brisbane. 1986. 1st Ed. XIII, 209 PP with 5 illustrations and 125 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 27.2 x 21.5. 0864390122

The story of the men of the Royal Australian Navy who manned Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships during WWII.

61433
MARITIME SERVICES BOARD OF NEW SOUTH WALES
PORTS OF NEW SOUTH WALES - Vol. 3, No. 2
$5.00 AUD

Maritime Services Board of N.S.W. Sydney. 1980. Vol. 3, No. 2, September 1980. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (ANL Australian Exporter at Botany Bay). Near fine. 28 x 21.2.

Navy update at Garden Island, by Tom Jackson. Port Log.

72391
MARLOW PATERSON, Allison
ANZAC SONS - Five Brothers on the Western Front
$20.00 AUD

Big Sky Publishing. Newport, NSW. 2015. 1st Ed. (1), 47 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictoprial stiff covers. Fine. 26 x 23. 9781925275148

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).

54740
McCARTHY, John (editor)
THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DEFENCE STUDIES - Volume 1 (Nos. 1 & 2)
$20.00 AUD

United Services Institute of Australia. Canberra. 1977. Volume 1, Nos. 1 & 2. No.1 (March 1977): 82 PP. No. 2 (October 1977): 83-167 PP. Card covers. Ink stain on the outside edges and margins of P.7 to 54 (not affecting text). Very good. 25 x 17.5.

No. 1: A Military view on the Limitations on Australia's future defence capabilities, by Admiral Sir Victor Smith. ... Australia 1939-1945: the official Histories and the Home Front, by Margot Simington. No. 2: Defence and Diplomacy in the Indian Ocean, by Hon. Andrew Peacock. Australia and the Indian Ocean: Problems and Potential, by Brian Beddie... Australian responses to the European War 1939-1941, by John McCarthy...

54741
McCARTHY, John, & SIMINGTON, Margot (editors)
THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DEFENCE STUDIES - Volume 2 (Nos. 1 & 2)
$20.00 AUD

United Services Institute of Australia. Canberra. 1978. Volume 2, Nos. 1 & 2. No.1 (April 1978): 80 PP. No. 2 (November 1978): 81-179 PP. Card covers. Very good. 25 x 17.5.

No. 1: Expectations of the Australian Defence Force Academy, by Rear Admiral W. J. Dovers. No. 2: The Broken Promise - Britain's failure to consult its Commonwealth on defence in 1934... by E. M. Andrews.

54752
McCARTHY, John, & SIMINGTON, Margot (editors)
THE AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DEFENCE STUDIES - Volume 3 - No. 1
$10.00 AUD

United Services Institute of Australia. Canberra. 1979. Volume 3, No. 1, May 19798: 100 PP. Card covers. Very good. 25 x 17.5.

No. 1: Australia and the Indian Ocean, by Henry S. Albinski. China's Air Power, by P. J. Bennett. The American Alliance - the debit side, by Robert E. Loskik.

63662
MCFARLANE, Ian
ITALIANS PRISONNER OF WAR, in North-West Tasmania 1943-1946 (in 40° South Tasmania)
$10.00 AUD

40 Degrees South Pty Ltd. Hobart. 2011. Issue 61, Winter 2011. 96 PP. Contains article from P.54 to 59 with 1 colour and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

71336
McINNES, David (Department's Public Relation Unit)
THE AUSTRALIAN HONOURS SYSTEM
$25.00 AUD

Official Secretary of the Governor-General / AGPS. Canberra. 1991. 1st edition with a foreword by the Governor-General of Australia, Bill Hayden. (1), II, 34 PP with 31 colour illustrations. Stiff covers, title embossed on front cover, lightly soiled dust jacket. Contents fine. 21 x 21. 9780644149037

68678
McKIE, Ronald
PROUD ECHO
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1953. March 1953 reprint of the February 1953 original. XVII, 158 PP with 26 b/w illust., plus 4 pages in colour with map of Sunda Strait and views of HMAS Perth & USS Houston (illustrations by Frank Norton). Title spread: Wreck. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers soiled and sunned. Back hinge partly split. Slight ageing of paper and foxing. A fair copy. 22 x 14.

The painful and stirring story of the action of HMAS Perth and USS Houston on the night of 28th February 1942, in the Sunda Strait.

35535
McKINLAY, Brian
AUSTRALIA 1942, End of Innocence
$15.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 1 map and b/w illust. Hard cover, dj (foxing spots inside). Near fine. 28.6 x 20.6. 0002174731

75663
McLENNAN, Gerard
LIFE IN A BLUE SUIT: A Saga of a Sailor Returning Home from the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Gerard McLennan. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. (6), 169 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (diagram, plan & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 25.5 x 17.7. 9780646515816

Royal Australian Navy College, Jervis Bay, in 1963 ...

39429
McNARN, Maurice Raymond
CONVENTIONAL ARMS PROCUREMENT IN ASEAN - A Defence Export Role for Australia
$20.00 AUD

Australian Defence Studies Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. (2), VI, 89 PP with 6 tables and 2 graphs. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0731703170

Regional perspectives for ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand and Philippines).

61359
MEAD, Commander Jonathan
The Continued Utility of the ANZUS Treaty (in Journal of the Australian Naval Institute, No. 107)
$5.00 AUD

Australian Naval Institute, Inc. Canberra. 2003. No. 107 (Summer 2003). 44 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article page 31 to 37. Pictorial soft cover. A fine set. 29.8 x 21.2.

Also contains: Australia's Ocean Policy, by Lieutenant Commander Virginia Oborn, RAN.

68920
MEARNS, David L.
LOST & FOUND - The Epic Search for HMAS Sydney Wreck (in the Weekend Australian Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

Nationwide News. Sydney. 2017. Issue July 22-23, 2017. 60 PP. Contains article pages 28 to 31 with 2 colour and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial soft wrappers. Fine. 27.5 x 22.3.

62288
MENDHAM, Dawn (editor)
THE ANZAC TRADITION: Between The Lines
$10.00 AUD

Australia Post. Melbourne. 1990. 1st edition in the "Australia's Heritage in Stamps" series. Foreword by Sir Edward ("Weary") Dunlop. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photos, posters and images of stamps). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0642149461

22757
MONTGOMERY, Michael
WHO SANK THE SYDNEY?
$15.00 AUD

Cassell. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 242 PP with 5 maps, 7 figures, and 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Spine of dust jacket with a small tear. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 15. 0726954764

A controversial approach to the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, lost with all hands, whereas the German "Kormoran" had most of her crew saved.

56342
MONTGOMERY, Michael
WHO SANK THE SYDNEY?
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. Sydney. 1981. 1st Ed. (12), 242 PP with 5 maps, 7 figures, and 18 b/w photos. Hard cover. Fine. 22 x 15. 0726954764

A controversial approach to the sinking of the HMAS Sydney, lost with all hands, whereas the German Kormoran had most of her crew saved.

70431
MOREMON, Dr. John
BURMA AND INDIA 1941-1945
$20.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed., in the Australians in the Pacific War series. II, 82 PP with 1 map, 50 b/w photos and 12 b/w or colour art works. Pictorial soft cover. Fine (mint condition). 21 x 21. 1920720804

73705
MOREMON, Dr. John (editor)
VIETNAM: Our War - Our Peace
$30.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Major General Michael Jeffery, Governor-General of Australia. X, (II), 140 PP with b/w and colour photos. Laminated boards, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 23.8 x 25.5. 1920720707

18599
MORTIMER, John
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY, A Pictorial Review
$20.00 AUD

John Mortimer. Canberra. 1987. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. Oblong: 22.2 x 27.3. 0731604903

Pictorial coverage of the 75th anniversary of the RAN.

75778
MOUNTEVANS, Admiral Lord
ADVENTUROUS LIFE
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1946. 1st Ed. 259 PP, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: Portrait of Admiral Lord Mountevans. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears and in a protective sleeve. Minimal foxing and an otherwise near fine copy. 23.6 x 16.

Autobiography of Evans of the Broke Captain Robert Scott last expedition in Anarctica. ... Commander in Chief of the Royal Australian Navy: March 1929 to 1931.

18709
MOYES, John F.
MIGHTY MIDGETS
$20.00 AUD

NSW Bookstall. Sydney. 1946. 1st Ed. (8), 190 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Spine sunned, lettering dulled. Ageing and foxing of paper. Very good reading copy. 22 x 14.5.

The actions of the small ships of the Royal Australian Navy during WWII.

49015
MURAVIEV, Alexey
RUSSIAN NAVAL POWER IN THE PACIFIC: TODAY AND TOMORROW
$20.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy/Sea Power Centre Australia. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. Working Paper No. 15. VIII, 54 PP with 1 map, 4 tables and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 064229593X

68636
MURPHY, Elizabeth M. (editor)
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE - 2002
$20.00 AUD

Fine Line Publishing / RAAF. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. Introduction by Air Marshall Angus Houston. (7), 84 PP with b/w & colour illustrations and 17 advertisemnts in colour. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5.

57375
MUSAT, Ioan
DIE KRIEGSMARINE - BESTANDEIL DER STREITKRÄFTE DER SOZIALISTISCHEN REPUBLIK RUMÄNIEN / The Navy - A Branch of the Armed Forces of the Socialist Republic of Romania (in Marine-Rundschau - No.77, Issue 7, July 1980)
$10.00 AUD

Bernard & Graefe Verlag. München. 1980. Contains article (in German and English) from P.388 to 3943 with 11 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. German text. 29.8 x 21.

Romanian Navy.

38350
N/A
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Welcome Aboard
$5.00 AUD

Navy Public Relations. Sydney. 1990. 1st Ed. No pagination, 8 PP (3 folds, + The Fleet) with 25 colour photos and "The Fleet" with 31 profiles (5 of aircrafts & 26 of ships). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7. x 21.

Brief description of the Royal Australian Navy: Peace at sea, security at home.

38804
N/A
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - 1993-4
$5.00 AUD

Showcase Publications. Sydney. 1993. 4th annual edition. 28 PP with advertising material and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

40638
N/A
AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 - Series Three: AIR (4 volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1962, 1957, 1954 & 1963. 1st Ed. Volume I: XIV, 786 PP with 1 diagram and 47 maps, plus 52 pages with 3 maps on double page and 73 b/w photos. Volume II: XIV, 533 PP with 35 maps, plus 48 pages with 3 maps on double page and 65 b/w photos. Volume III: XVIII, 731 PP with 1 graph, 2 diagrams and 35 maps, plus 52 pages with 95 b/w photos. Volume IV: XIV, 539 PP with 1 chart and 38 maps, plus 58 pages with 4 maps (2 on double page) and 90 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt titles on slightly faded spines. No dust jackets. Occasional foxing. Very good set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24 x 16.3.

Volume I: Royal Australian Air Force 1939-1942, by Douglas Gillison. Volume II: Air War against Japan 1943-1945, by George Odgers. Volume III: Air War against Germany and Italy 1939-1943, and Volume IV: Air Power over Europe 1944-1945, by John Herington.

48960
N/A
ON GUARD, With the Volunteer Defence Corps
$10.00 AUD

The Volunteer Defence Corps / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1954. Reprint of the 1944 original. Foreword by General H. G. Chauvel. 172 PP with 76 drawings, 83 b/w photos, 7 b/w & 14 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Catalina rescue. Eps: Name of battlefields. Cloth cover with some fade spots, title on front cover and spine. Slight ageing of paper and few foxing spots, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.

48964
N/A
ACTIVE SERVICE. With Australia in the Middle East
$10.00 AUD

The Military History and Information Section, A.I.F. (Middle East) / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1941. 1st Ed. Foreword by General Blamey. (14), 130 PP with 7 maps, 49 drawings, plus 36 pages with 66 b/w photos and 4 sketches by Ivor Hele, and 12 colour plates. Fp (in colour): 25 Pounder. FEP: map of central Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover with light shelf wear and some marks, title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly soiled and sunned. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.

48965
N/A
ACTIVE SERVICE. With Australia in the Middle East
$15.00 AUD

The Military History and Information Section, A.I.F. (Middle East) / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1943. Reprint of the 1941 original. Foreword by General Blamey. (14), 130 PP with 7 maps, 49 drawings, plus 36 pages with 66 b/w photos and 4 sketches by Ivor Hele, and 12 colour plates. Fp (in colour): 25 Pounder. FEP: map of central Mediterranean Sea. REP: Map of Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Cloth cover with light wear, title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly soiled and sunned. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 28 x 22.

48976
N/A
AS YOU WERE. A Cavalcade of Events with the Australian Services from 1788 to 1947
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1947. 1st Ed. Yearly edition in the R.A.N., A.M.F., and R.A.A.F. series. 202 PP with b/w and colour drawings, 26 b/w photos and 36 colour plates. Illustrations by Walter Beaumont, Frank Norton and Reginald W. Rowed. Fp (in colour): Disembarking from H.M.A.S. Kanimbla. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.

48978
N/A
AS YOU WERE 1949
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1949. 1st Ed. Annual edition in the R.A.N., A.M.F., and R.A.A.F. series. 194 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, cartoons, photos...). Fp (in colour): Landing in Oesapa Besar. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.

59606
N/A
MICRONESIA
$10.00 AUD

Australian Institute of International Affairs / Department of History, University of Queensland. Brisbane. 1984. Vol. 23, No. 1, April 1984, "World Review , A Journal of Contemporary Relevance". Edited by Glen BARCLAY. 84 PP. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 21.6 x 14.

United States Security Interests in the Pacific Islands, by John C. Dorrance. The changing Geo-politics of ANZUS: the place of the South Pacific, by R. A. Herr. ...

60937
N/A
WARSHIPS OF AUSTRALIA - 2011 NAVY CALENDAR
$5.00 AUD

Topmill Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 2010. Calendar for 2011. 24 PP with 12 colour photos (format: carte de visite) and 12 framable colour photos (on full page). Stiff covers with 4 colour photos. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

63777
N/A
WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD - A Pictorial Presentation
$10.00 AUD

Australian Warship / Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. c. 2012. 1st Ed. no pagination, 32 PP with over 30 full size, full colour images. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 33 x 22.5. 9781921327544

67124
N/A
STAND EASY
$15.00 AUD

The Australian Military Forces / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1954. Reprint of the 1945 original. Foreword by General Blamey. 208 PP with 6 maps in colour, drawings, 67 b/w photos, 12 b/w and 24 colour plates tipped in. Fp (in colour): Coastal Advance. Eps : Illustrated. 2 large folded plates with 6 maps in colour, loosely inserted. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj with a few small chips or closed tears. Slight ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise a very clean near fine copy. 28 x 22.

67125
N/A
AS YOU WERE. A Cavalcade of Events with the Australian Services from 1788 to 1947
$15.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1953. 1st Ed. Yearly edition in the R.A.N., A.M.F., and R.A.A.F. series. 202 PP with b/w and colour drawings, 26 b/w photos and 36 colour plates. Illustrations by Walter Beaumont, Frank Norton and Reginald W. Rowed. Fp (in colour): Disembarking from H.M.A.S. Kanimbla. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, nice dj. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise near fine. 28 x 22.

67126
N/A
AS YOU WERE, with the Australian Services at Home and Overseas from 1788 to 1948
$15.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1952. Reprint of the 1948 edition. Annual edition in the R.A.N., A.M.F., and R.A.A.F. series. 202 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, cartoons, photos...). Illustrations by Walter Beaumont, Frank Norton and Meyer Issacman. Fp (in colour): Commando. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips and a crease. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise inteernally a very good clean copy. 28 x 22.

67127
N/A
AS YOU WERE 1949
$15.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1949. 1st Ed. Yearly edition in the R.A.N., A.M.F., and R.A.A.F. series. 194 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, cartoons, photos...). Fp (in colour): Landing in Oesapa Besar. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, nice dj. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise near fine. 28 x 22.

69209
N/A
2002 CALENDAR - DEFENCE OF AUSTRALIA 1942 : War in the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Department of Veterans Affairs / Australian War Memorial. Sydney. 2001. Calendar for 2002. 24 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers with colour photos. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

January: Japanese Advance. February: Darwin bombed. ... May: Battle of the Coral Sea. ... October: Towards Kokoda.

75764
N/A
AS YOU WERE 1950
$10.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1953. Reprint of the 1950 original. 172 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, cartoons, photos...). Fp (in colour): Surrender Ceremony, Bougainville. Eps : Illustrated. Cloth cover with shelf wear around edges, title on front cover and spine. Back hinge split on 3cms at head of spine. Ageing of paper. 6 pages (138 to 143) with some scribbling by children, o/wise very good. 28 x 22.

50831
NASH, Greg & STEVENS, David
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY IN THE GULF: From Countenance to Catalyst, 1941-2006.
$20.00 AUD

Sea Power Centre - Australia. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 5 maps, 32 b/w photos, and colour illustrations (1 document, 6 patches and 168 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 9651921076684

Countenance: deployment of HMAS Yarra, Kanimbla in the Shatt el Arab, May to August 1941....

57138
NAVAL ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
WHITE ENSIGN: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia - 1993
$15.00 AUD

Naval Association of Australia. Sydney. 1993. Issues 9301 to 9304 for: Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer 1993. Edited by Graham STEVENS. 4 issues for a total of 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

68960
NAVAL ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
WHITE ENSIGN: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia - Autumn 1993 - Issue 9301
$5.00 AUD

Naval Association of Australia. Sydney. 1993. Issue 9301, Autumn 1993. Edited by Graham STEVENS. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

The River Plate, Cumberland and Graf Spey, by Peter Lockhart. The Voyages of Captain Cook - First Voyage,

68962
NAVAL ASSOCIATION OF AUSTRALIA
WHITE ENSIGN: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia - December 1995 - Issue 9504
$5.00 AUD

Naval Association of Australia. Sydney. 1993. Issue 9504, Summer 1995. 32 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.8 x 21.

The British Pacific Fleet: The Forgotten Navy, by Alan Zammit.

56884
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA
NAVAL HISTORICAL REVIEW - December 1973
$5.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 1973. December 1973 issue. Edited by Lewis J. LIND. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24.3 x 18.5.

Captain Joseph Burnett R.A.N. (of HMAS Sydney II), by Cdr. P. R. Burnett. Farewell to old (HMAS) Sydney (III) forever. Australian Naval Aviation (Part 2), by Group Captain Keith Isaacs.

20377
NEILSON, Rosemary (editor)
THE BICENTENNIAL NAVAL SALUTE
$5.00 AUD

Australian Bicentennial Authority Publication. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 2 plans and colour illust. (flags and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover creased. Very good. 27.4 x 20.5.

Naval review to commemorate the bicentennial of Australia, held on 1st October 1988.

70805
NELSON, Lieutenant Commander Annette
HMAS HARMAN : 1943 - 2013 / A History of HMAS Harman and its people
$50.00 AUD

HMAS Harman. Canberra. 2013. 1st Ed. Forewords by CMDR Lisa Batchler. (8), 81 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers with light wear, title and crest on front cover, spiral bound. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page signed by Commander Batchler. Near fine. 30 x 21.5.

RAN establishment in Canberra.

48519
NELSON, R., MARGAN, F. et al..
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIANS AT WAR
$15.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 323 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (spine lightly sunned). Near fine. 28 x 20.5. 0600396560

18614
NELSON, R., MARGAN, F.et al...
A PICTORIAL HISTORY OF AUSTRALIANS AT WAR
$5.00 AUD

Hamlyn. Sydney. 1973. Reprint of the 1970 original. 323 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover (rubbed at spine). Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 28 x 20.5. 0600396560

48632
NESDALE, Iris
SPIN ME A DIT! Tales of the Royal Australian Navy
$50.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1984. 1st Ed. XII, 259 PP with b/w illustrations throughout (maps, sketches & photos). FEP: Corvette in convoy escort. REP: Fleet at anchorage. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. Scarce. 25 x 15. 0949552062

Collection of sea stories: on board or ashore, as coastwatcher or seaman, WWII and Korean War.

73523
NESDALE, Iris
ACTION STATIONS! - Tribal Destroyers of the Royal Australian Navy
$65.00 AUD

HMAS Warramunga Veterans' Association, South Australian Branch. Adelaide. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice-Admiral M. W. Hudson. X, (2), 206 PP with 3 maps, 9 line drawings and 145 b/w photos, plus 1 folded plan on general arrangement of the HMAS Arunta, at rear of book. Cloth cover, dj. A fine copy. Scarce. 25.3 x 17.5. 0949552011

Origin of this class of destroyer: HMAS Arunta, Warramunga, Bataan. Their WWII operations: Guadalcanal, New Guinea, Leyte Gulf, Lingayen & Suriago.... Post WWII.

74684
NHSA
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Monograph No. 14: H.M.A.S. PERTH
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1990. Monograph No. 14: 19 PP (recto only) with 7 maps or battle diagrams, 5 sketches and 4 b/w photos (photocopy quality/ Illustrated cover. Monograph protected in a clear plastic file. Very good. 29.7 x 21.

No. 14: H.M.A.S. Perth 1941 & 1942, lecture to the Society on 3 February 1989. by John C. Date. Part 1: Battle of Matapan 1941 / Part 2: Battle of Java Sea and Sunda Strait 1942.

74686
NHSA
NAVAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AUSTRALIA - Monograph No. 15 : H.M.A.S. SYDNEY IV " Tour of Duty in Gulf War 1990-91"
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1992. Monograph No. 15: 10 PP (recto only) with 1 map and 2 b/w photos (of photocopy quality). Illustrated cover. Monograph protected in a clear plastic file. Very good. 29.7 x 21..

No. 15: HMAS Sydney IV, tour of Duty 1990-1991. Lecture to the Society read 2 August 1991.by Cdr. L. G. Cordner.

32904
NICHOLLS, Bob
THE COLONIAL VOLUNTEERS - The defence of the Australian colonies
$40.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. XVII, 215 PP with tables, 43 head & tailpieces, 2 facsimile of posters and 58 b/w illust., plus 8 pages with 15 colour illustrations. Eps: "Rank and File. New South Wales Mounted Rifles", late 19th century. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 15.8. 9780043020036

22211
NICHOLSON, Ian
LOG OF LOGS, Volume Two
$100.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Nambour, Qld. 1993. 1st Ed. Publication No.47. XII, 608 PP with b/w figures & photos. Bound copy of the original stiff covers edition. Hard cover, gilt-engraved spine. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 25.5 x 17.8. 0646091824

A complement to the first volume which generated much response and provided a great deal of fresh material making a second volume necessary.

64881
NICHOLSON, Ian H.
LOG OF LOGS - Volumes (One), Two & Three. A Catalogue of Logs, Journals, Shipboard Diaries, Letters, and all forms of Voyage Narratives 1788 to: 1988 / 1993 / 1999 for Australia and New Zealand, and Surrounding Oceans
$400.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Nambour, Qld. 1990, 1993 & 1999. 1st edition. Publications Nos. 41, 47 & 52 in the Roebuck series. Volume (One): X, 630 PP with 109 b/w illustrations (photos, drawings, paintings). Volume Two: XII, 608 PP with b/w figures and photos. Volume Three: XVI, 500 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings and photos). Bound copies of the original soft cover edition. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Light foxing on top outside page edges, o/wise a fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25.4 x 17.5. 0731665341, 0646091824 & 0958523207

49835
NIXON, John
FRONT-LINE OF FREEDOM
$10.00 AUD

Hutchinson & Co. London. c. 1942. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-64 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Cloth cover. War economy paper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25 x 18.5.

Journalist with Reuters agency: witness Battle with Bismarck, sinking of the Hood... Convoys on the North Atlantic

50543
NORRIS, Roy
A COOK'S TOUR - HMAS PERTH'S MEDITERRANEAN WAR 1941
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society of Australia. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral D W Leach. Preface by Bob Nicholls. XIV, 136 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 sketch and 15 colour illustrations (watercolours) by the author. Pictorial soft cover (Dawn Action Station). Fine. 24.5 x 19.8. 1876939230

The author was Petty Officer Cook, during the 1941 campaign of HMAS Perth in the Mediterranean Sea.

56211
NOSSAL, Kim Richard & VIVIAN, Carolynn
A BRIEF MADNESS: Australia and the Resumption of French Nuclear Testing
$20.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 121. (10), 69 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731527194

64405
NUNAN, Peter
HMAS DIAMANTINA. Australia's last River Class Frigate, 1945-1980
$60.00 AUD

Slouch Hat Publications. McCrae, Vic. 2005. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (documents, maps, photos). Fp: Most of HMAS Diamantina crew, October 1945. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note by the author to Doctor Rod McLeod of the Queensland Maritime Museum on title page. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0957975279

From warship to oceanographic research vessel.

74149
O'BRIEN, Matt.
TASMANIA'S WAR EFFORT 1939-1945
$25.00 AUD

Department of Premier and Cabinet. Hobart. 1995. Facsimile reprint of this 1995 edition with a foreword by Ray Groom, premier of Tasmania. Original of 1946 with the foreword by the Hon. Robert Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania. X, 104, (7 index) PP with 23 b/w photos. Stiff covers, illustrated front cover, illustrated backcover: badge of "Australia Remembers 1945-1995". Fine. 18.6 x 12.3. 0724642277

A brief outline of the part played by Tasmanians in the War Effort of Australia in World War, 1939-1945. Wooden shipbuilding (P.59 to 65).

73407
O'DRISCOLL, Gerald
A DICTIONARY OF NAVAL SLANG
$30.00 AUD

Swift Press. London. 2021. 1st edition of the 1943 original publication by W.H. Allen. Foreword dated July 2021, by Richards Humphreys. 122 PP. Hard covers, pictorial front. New. 20.5 x 13.5. 9781800750654

72821
OAKEY, Michael (editor)
GREAT BRITISH BOMBERS (in Aeroplane Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

IPC Media Ltd. London. 2009. Autumn 2009 issue. 100 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (3 maps, 4 plans, artworks, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Very good.

70020
OCHERT, Morris
AN AUSTRALIAN'S PERSPECTIVE ON THE MERCHANT NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$25.00 AUD

Author. Brisbane. 2001. 1st Ed. VI, 46 PP, plus 4 pages with 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5.

34583
ODGERS, George
NAVY, AUSTRALIA - An Illustrated History
$25.00 AUD

Child & Associates. Sydney. 1989. 4th edition of the 1982 original "The Royal Australian Navy: an Illustrated History". 232 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Oberon class submarine, HMAS Oxley. Eps: Crest of Australian warships. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.5. 0867773901

Illustrated history 1911-1986.

36026
ODGERS, George
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - An Illustrated History
$15.00 AUD

Child & Henry. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: Submarine. Eps: Crest of Australian warships. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0867772409

Illustrated history 1911-1981.

74262
ODGERS, George
AIR WAR AGAINST JAPAN 1943-1945, in Volume II, AUSTRALIA IN THE WAR OF 1939-1945 - Series Three: AIR
$20.00 AUD

Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1957. 1st Ed. Volume II: XIV, 533 PP with 35 maps, plus 48 pages with 3 maps on double page and 65 b/w photos. Blue cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (defective). Old water marks affecting some pages but not the text. Dust jacket with a sunned spine, chips and a torn piece at head of spine (now in a protective sleeve). Occasional foxing. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. A very good reading copy 24 x 16.3.

Volume II: Air War against Japan 1943-1945, by George Odgers.

75281
ODGERS, George
ACROSS THE PARALLEL - The Australian 77th Squadron with the United States Air Force in the Korean War
$15.00 AUD

William Heinemann Ltd. Melbourne. 1952. 1st Ed. XIV, 239 PP, plus 26 pages with 40 b/w photos. Fp:Squadron Leader Cresswell briefs Meteor Jet pilots. FEP: Map of the Korean Peninsula. REP/ Map of Korea and Japan. Cloth covers, spine lightly sunned. Discreet stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.

Latitude 38° North, dividing the Korean Peninsula.

55638
ODLUM, Matthew (editor)
GULF WAR DIARIES (in Daily Telegraph Mirror)
$10.00 AUD

Nationwide News Pty Ltd. Brisbane / Canberra. 1991. Special issue. 32 PP with b/w illustrations. Centrefold (in colour): Operation Desert Storm. Pictorial soft cover. Large format: 40.5 x 29.

Australia deployed 6 Royal Australian Navy warships: Sydney, Brisbane, Darwin, Adelaide, Westralia and Success.

66486
OLDHAM, Charles (editor)
100 YEARS OF THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$15.00 AUD

Fair Count Media Asia Pty Ltd. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. Messages from: Quentin Bryce, Governor of Australia / Julia Gillard, Prime Minister of Australia / Stephen Smith, Minister for Defence. ... 296 PP with advertising material and b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded plate (4 folds) "Chronology of the RAN", and 1 large folded plate (Recto: World map "Campaign and Battles Honours" / Verso: Map "Maritime Australia 2011", loosely inserted . Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.

68409
OLSON, Wesley
BITTER VICTORY - The Death of HMAS Sydney
$35.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 2000. 1st soft cover edition.. X, 437 PP with b/w illustrations (1 diagram, 2 plans, 3 ship's profiles, 7 maps, 2 paintings by Ross Shardlow, and 27 photos), plus 1 large folded plan. Pictorial soft covers with light shelf wear, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17. 1876268913

19 November 1941.

37318
OSBORNE, Elizabeth
TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER WOMEN AND THE PACIFIC WAR
$10.00 AUD

Aboriginal Studies Press. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. XV, 271 PP with 4 maps and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0855753137

Living between 1942 and 1945 on Australia's front line during the Pacific campaigns.

13999
PACIFIC WAR
EYEWITNESS TO WAR - Australia's Pacific Campaign 1941-1945 (40th Anniversary Special)
$10.00 AUD

Dreamweaver Magazines. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21. 0949193003

40th anniversary Special. Photographic portfolio of the Pacific Campaign from Malaya and Singapore to the landing of the first Australians in Japan.

72989
[PACIFIC WAR]
CORAL SEA "50" COMMEMORATION
$20.00 AUD

The Australia-United States Coral Sea Commemorative Council, Inc. Sydney. 1992. Illustrated folder containing 9 Items: " The Battle of the Coral Sea" - a short history " / "Logo", / "Charter" / "' Media background" (2 pages), "Program of Events": 20 pages / Message from the Prime Minister of Australia and the Ambassador of the United States of America / President Bush addresses Australian Parliament / Map of Sydney Harbour for the RAN / USN Sail Pass / Folded poster (Recto: HMAS Australia under attack in the Coral Sea, May 1842 / Verso: Mapin colour). Fine condition. Format folder: 31 x 21.5.

72456
PACK, S. W. C.
NIGHT ACTION OFF CAPE MATAPAN (Sea Battles in Close-Up No.2)
$25.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 146 PP with 7 diagrams, plus 24 pages with 45 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Neat name stamp on FFEP, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 17.8 x 11.5. 711002574

Battle between British & Italian fleets on the 28/29 March, 1941, South West of Crete. First main fleet action where carrier-borne aircraft played a vital role.

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

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

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

38533
PAYNE, M. A.
H.M.A.S. CANBERRA
$30.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society. Sydney. 1973. 1st edition limited to 1000 numbered copies (No.511 / 1000). (4), 112 PP with 1 map, plus 10 pages with 25 b/w photos. Inside front cover: Lines HMAS Canberra. Inside back cover: Crest of HMAS Canberra. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 21.7 x 14.

From commissioning in 1931 to the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

66796
PAYNE, M. A.
H.M.A.S. CANBERRA
$20.00 AUD

Naval Historical Society. Sydney. 1991. Reprint of the 1973 original. (4), 112 PP with 1 map, plus 2 pages with 6 b/w photos. Inside front cover: line drawings of HMAS "Canberra". Inside back cover: Crest of HMAS "Canberra". Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.2.

From commissioning in 1931 to the Battle of Savo Island in 1942.

70758
PEARL, Cyril
THE DUNERA SCANDAL - Deported by Mistake
$25.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. VI, 234 PP with 29 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.7. 0207147078

The internment in Australia of 2542 Germans & Austrians either political or racial refugees. They were deported on the British India liner Dunera.

67569
PEEL, A. J.
ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HARBOURS AND MARINE - 1969-1970
$15.00 AUD

Parliament / Department of Harbours and Marine. Brisbane. 1970. A. 57 - 1970. Printed 30th October 1970. (2), 22 PP with tables and 7 b/w photos. Soft cover, staples. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 34 x 21.5.

Ports: Brisbane, Maryborough, Sandy Straits, Bundaberg, Gladstone, Fitzroy River, Mackay, Bowen ... Townsville, Cairns, Cooktown, Thursday Island, Norman River, Burketown.

70422
PELVIN, Richard
AUSTRALIANS IN WORLD WAR I - ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs / Australian Government. Canberra. 2010. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 map on double page with 6 insets, 88 b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Message from the Hon. Alan Griffin, Minister for Veterans' Affairs, loosely inserted. Fine. 23.5 x 23.5. 9781877007538

39470
PERCIVAL, LCDR Chris
RANLO SINGAPORE - We Never Close (in Naval Supply Newsletter, Volume 6, No. 2)
$5.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy Supply Support Organisation. Canberra. 1998. Volume 6, No. 2, June 1998. Contains article P. 30 to 35 with 5 b/w and 5 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS Canberra and Newcastle alongside Berths S5 and S6, Sembawang Basin, Singapore). Very good. 29.6 x 21.

RANLO Singapore is the RAN's only permanent forward support organisation overseas. (R.A.N.L.O. = Royal Australian Navy Liaison Officer, or better? Royal Australian Navy Logistics Support Office).

43351
PERRY, Major Warren
THE NAVAL AND MILITARY CLUB, MELBOURNE - A History of Its First Hundred Years, 1881-1981
$10.00 AUD

Naval and Military Club, Melbourne / Lothian. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. XXXII, 435 PP, plus 42 pages with 129 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Certificate of membership. Cloth cover with a little speckling, gilt crest on front cover and spine, gilt title on spine. Near fine. Image shows the title-page and frontispiece. 25 x 16. 0850911494

64702
PERRY, Roland
PACIFIC 360°
$45.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2012. 1st Ed. (12), 500 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Rubbed patch at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 25 x 15.7. 9780733627040

Australia's battle for survival in World War II.

75426
PERRY, Roland
RED LEAD - The Naval Cat with Nine Lives
$30.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2020. 1st Ed. XII, 332 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. New. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781760297145

The legendary Australian Ship's cat who survived the sinking of HMAS Perth, Changi and the Thai-Burma Railway.

75625
PERRYMAN, John
KIT MUSTER - Uniforms, Badges & Categories of the Australian Navy 1865-1953
$35.00 AUD

Sea Power Centre - Australia. Canberra. 2012. 2nd edition of the 2011 original. Introduction by Rear Admiral Allan du Toit. VIII, 305, (7 blank) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial hard covers. Bookmark of the Sea Power Centre - Australia, loosely inserted. Fine (as new condition). 25.2 x 17.5.. 9780980777468

69218
PERRYMAN, John & MITCHELL, Brett
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY IN VIETNAM. Royal Australian Navy Operations 1965-72
$35.00 AUD

Topmill / Sea Power Centre - Australia. Canberra. 2012. 2nd edition. (8), 96, (8) PP with 5 maps, 32 b/w photos, and colour illustrations (maps, crests, badges, documents and hundreds of photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

69053
PFENNIGWERTH, Ian
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY AND MACARTHUR
$35.00 AUD

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2009. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 figures, 8 maps, 96 b/w photos. Fp: General Douglas MacArthur and Prime Minister John Curtin. Pictorial card covers. Fine. 28.5 x 21. 9781877058837

68721
PLOWMAN, Peter
ACROSS THE SEA TO WAR - Australian and New Zealand Troop Convoys from 1865 through two World Wars to Korea and Vietnam
$15.00 AUD

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed. 504 PP with 188 b/w photos. Fp: Moravian departs Woolloomooloo wharf on 17 January 1900. Card covers, pictorial front. Near fine. 22.5 x 15. 9781877058066

18610
R.A.N.
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 1911-1961, Golden Jubilee
$20.00 AUD

Dept. of the Navy. Canberra. 1961. 1st Ed. 49 PP with b/w & colour photos. Pict. card cover with a few small creases. Very good. 27.5 x 20.4.

The 50th anniversary of the RAN: highlights and the RAN at that time.

32051
R.A.N., Serving Personnel of the
H.M.A.S. MK II
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1943. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. 200 PP with 3 maps, 44 b/w line drawings, 32 pages with b/w photos & 31 colour illust. Fp: HMAS Australia, Guadalcanal, 8th August, 1942. Illustrated endpapers. Decorated cloth cover (marked). Ageing of paper. Stamp on title-page. Very good. 28 x 22.

The past year of WWII conflict.

41176
R.A.N., Serving Personnel of the
H.M.A.S. MK II
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1954. Reprint of the 1943 original. 200 PP with 3 maps, 44 b/w line drawings, 32 pages with b/w photos & 31 colour illust. Fp: HMAS Australia, Guadalcanal, 8th August, 1942. Decorated endpapers. Decorated cloth cover, dj (scarce). Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Dust jacket with closed tears and a piece missing. Top corner of first page clipped. Very good. 28 x 22.

67375
R.A.N., Serving Personnel of the
H.M.A.S. MK. III
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1944. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. 200 PP with 50 b/w illust., 25 colour plates & 32 pages with b/w photos. Fp: The Oerlikon Gunners. Eps: Convoy. Decorated cloth cover with fade spots. Front cover of dust jacket loosely inserted. Light foxing. Very good. 28 x 22.

The past year of WWII conflict.

68031
R.A.N., Serving Personnel of the
H.M.A.S.
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1942. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral Sir Guy Royle. 200 PP with b/w illustrations: 3 maps, headpieces, endpieces, 40 line drawings, 142 b/w photos & 16 colour plates tipped in. Fp (in colour): Mediterranean Cruiser Duel. Eps: World Map "The Navy is here". Decorated cloth cover. Slight ageing and foxing of "War Economy Paper". Very good. 28 x 22.

68058
R.A.N., Serving Personnel of the
H.M.A.S. MK. III
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1944. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Admiral Sir Guy Royle. 200 PP with 50 b/w illust., 25 colour plates & 32 pages with b/w photos. Fp: The Oerlikon Gunners. Eps: Convoy. Decorated cloth cover (discoloured spot on front hinge). Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Light foxing. Very good. 28 x 22.

The past year of WWII conflict.

70411
R.A.N., Serving Personnel of the
H.M.A.S.
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy / Australian War Memorial. Canberra. 1953. Reprint of the 1942 original. Foreword by Vice Admiral Sir Guy Royle. 200 PP with 3 maps, headpieces, endpieces, 40 b/w line drawings, 142 b/w photos & 16 colour plates. Fp: Mediterranean Cruiser Duel. Eps: World Map "The Navy is here". Decorated cloth cover. Light insect damage on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 28 x 22.

45120
RAAF
THE AUSTRALIAN BOMBER SINCE 1921 - Volume I
$20.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1997. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 108 b/w and 13 colour photos. Title page: F-111C flying over an Australian destroyer. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

74567
RAAF
THE GOLDEN YEARS - Royal Australian Air Force 1921-1971
$20.00 AUD

Department of Air / AGPS. Canberra. 1971. 1st Ed. Foreword by Air Marshall Sir Richard William. XX, 124 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, title on front cover and spine. Spine and top corner of front cover partly sunned. Near fine. 29.6 x 21.

75089
RAAF
THE AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE OF AIR POWER / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
$50.00 AUD

Air Power Development Centre. Canberra. 2013. 2nd Edition of the 2007 original. Australian Air Publication AAP 1000-H. Foreword by Air Marshall Geoff Brown. X, 220 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Signed by Air Marshall Chief of Air Force on title page. Fine (as new condition). 21 x 14.5. 9781920800925

75090
RAAF
THE AIR POWER MANUAL / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
$50.00 AUD

Air Power Development Centre. Canberra. 2013. 6th edition of the 1990 original. Australian Air Publication AAP 1000-D Foreword by Air Marshall Geoff Brown. VIII, 245 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Signed by Air Marshall Chief of Air Force on title page. Fine (as new condition). 21 x 14.5. 9781920800901

49058
RAHS
ALLIANCE POLITICS AND THE 1915 DARDANELLES-GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN (Volume 71, Part 4, April 1986)
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1986. Contains article by Gregory PAGET between P.268 and 285. Soft cover. Very good. 22 x 14

Entente Cordiale and the Gallipoli campaign.

54542
RAHS
THE BULGA OR COAL RIVER / MELVILLE ISLAND AND RAFFLES BAY / ANTECEDENTS OF THE N.S.W. PROTECTION PARTY, 1881-1891 (in Journal and Proceedings of the R.A.H.S Vol. 44, Part 4, 1958)
$5.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1958. 185-260 PP with 3 maps and 4 b/w illustrations. Soft cover soiled, o/wise very good. 21.2 x 13.5.

Articles by H.A. Macleod Morgan, John Bach, Barbara Atkins.

58516
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - - Vol XIII, Part IV, 1927
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1927. Volume XIII, Part IV, 1927. By C. E. W. Bean & J.H. Collinson Close. 209-256 PP with 1 portrait. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, staples removed. Very good. 21.3 x 14.

Sidelights of the war on Australian Character, by C. E. W. Bean, read before the Society, 31 May 1927. Edward Charles Close, Pioneer of Morpeth, and Father of the Hunter, by J. H. Collinson Close, read before the Society, 29 March 1927.

61074
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol XL, Part II, 1954
$5.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1954. Volume XL, Part II, 1954. Edited by C. Price Conigrave. 65-132 PP with 6 b/w illustrations. Soft cover (rubbed). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21 x 14.

William Lawson, Explorer and Pioneer, by James Jervis. History of the Australian Occupation in Japan 1946-1950, by R. N. L. Hopkins.

16833
RAN
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$5.00 AUD

Department of Defence / A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1992. 1st Ed. 40 PP with 34 profiles, 5 b/w and 40 colour photos. Title-page: R.A.N. Ensign. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0644140518

Australian Defence policy and the Royal Australian Navy in the 1990's and beyond.

51253
RAN
R.A.N.C. CRESWELL. The Royal Australian Naval College
$10.00 AUD

Director of Recruiting, Department of Defence. Canberra. 1965. Recruiting Publication - Navy 4, November 1965. 24 PP with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (Crest of Creswell). Fine. 24 x 18.

Gateway to a Naval Career.

62108
RAN
AUSTRALIAN WARSHIP REVIEW - Vol. No. 1
$10.00 AUD

Australian Warship Review. Sydney. 1998. Volume No. 1 (Aug/Sept/Oct 1998). 80 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Centrefold: HMAS Warramunga past Garden Island, in the late 1950s. Pictorial soft cover (DDG 65, USS Benfold). Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781876270377

Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers. Collins Class submarines: a brief history. ... Battle of the Java Sea, by Joe Straczek. ... Naval Photograph Album: Australian and Allied Warships. The Bathursts, by Jack Williams. ...

63747
RAN
Royal Australian Navy - DESTROYERS - Volume 1
$20.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 2013. Revised edition. 96 PP with Close to 200 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 9781876043841

64776
RAN
THE RAN IN WORLD WAR II - Conference Program: May 25-26 1995
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Darling Harbour, Sydney. 1995. Program for the conference. 29 PP (recto only). Soft cover, illustrated front. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Conference held in May 1995, jointly hosted by The R. A. N. Maritime Studies Program, The Australian Naval Institute and the Australian National Maritime Museum. 27 participants and abstract of the 16 papers presented.

66788
RAN
50th Anniversary BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA - Air Day / HMAS Albatross
$10.00 AUD

HMAS Albatross. Nowra. 1992. Official Souvenir brochure. Foreword by Commodore Rob Partington. 36 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (1 map, 1 painting, 4 art works and photos). Pictorial soft cover. The 4 page "Program of Events, Saturday May 9, 1992" loosely inserted. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

69047
RAN
"ENGLAND EXPECTS..." - Trafalgar Sesqui Centenary / Garden Island, Sydney / 22nd October 1955
$25.00 AUD

Navy League of Australia (N.S.W. Division) & White Ensign Club. Nowra, N.S.W. 1955. 1st edition with the "Trafalgar Day" message from Rear-Admiral H. J. Buchanan. 28 PP with period advertisements and b/w illustrations, Trafalgar Day Programme, Timetable and plan of Garden Island at centrefold. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS "Anzac"). Very good. 21.5 x 13.7.

Nelson's tradition is part of the R.A.N., by the Honourable Jos. Francis, Minister for the Navy.

69514
RAN
H.M.A.S. SYDNEY. An Epic in Australian History
$40.00 AUD

McDowells Ltd. Sydney. c. 1941. Commemorative edition. No pagination, 8 PP, 4 pages of text with the Actual Account from the British Admiralty Records, 1 colour painting, and 3 b/w photos (portrait of Captain J.A. Collins, HMAS Sydney lying in her home port, damage to the forward funnel). Soft covers a little browned around edges, gilt lettering. Fine. Scarce. Oblong: 13.2 x 21.7.

Australian Cruiser H.M.A.S. Sydney sinks Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni.

71234
RAN
NAVY - WARFARE OFFICERS CAREER HANDBOOK
$35.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 2006. 1st edition of September 2006. Foreword by Commodore T.N. Jones. VIII, 160 PP with duotone, b/w or colour artworks and photos. Pictorial laminated boards. As new. 21.7 x 15.5.

72815
RAN
AUSTRALIAN WARSHIP - No. 101
$10.00 AUD

Australian Warship / Topmill. Sydney. 2018. Issue No. 101 (3/2018). Edited by Ross Gillett. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Hunter Class Frigate Type 26). Ffine. 29.7 x 21.

9 Frigates of the type 26 "Hunter" class", to replace the "Anzac" class . Task Group deployed into Pacific for RIMPAZC 2018. Putin's Warships on Show. Taiwan's Navy 2018.

72816
RAN
AUSTRALIAN WARSHIP - No. 107
$10.00 AUD

Australian Warship / Topmill. Sydney. 2020. Issue No. 107 (1/2020). Edited by Ross Gillett. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (USS destroyer "Zumwalt"). Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

RAN in Focus 2019-2020. ... HMS Queen Elizabeth, Aircraft Carrier.

72996
RAN - Navy Public Relations
50TH ANNIVERSARY ... BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA
$10.00 AUD

Showcase Publications Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. (2), 10 PP with 8 b/w illustrations: 1 map and 7 photos. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. Oblong: 20.7 x 29.5.

59306
RAN / ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL COLLEGE YEAR BOOK 1969 - Fifty-Seventh Number
$15.00 AUD

H. M. A. S. Cresswell. Jervis Bay, ACT. 1970. No. 57, April 1970. Edited by Leut. K. J. Jordon. No pagination, 62 PP with 4 drawings, 13 portraits and 30 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.5 x 18.

75932
REDAY, Ladislaw
THE RAGGLE TAGGLE FLEET
$40.00 AUD

Ernest A. Flint. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. Foreword by Michael Baier. XII, 186 PP with 20 b/w photos. Title page: the New Zealand ketch "Will Watch". Pictorial laminated boards Message signed by the Ernest A. Flint, editor, pasted down on half title page. 3 short notes at lower part of Table of Contents page, otherwise near fine. 24.8 x 17.5. 0646440217

The US Army Small Ships with a motley fleet of tugs, ketches, fishing trawlers, schooners, ferries..., carrying Australian and American troops into battle, ammunitions, food...

75745
REID, Dr Richard & PAGE-ALLEN, Courtney
GALLIPOLI - Australians in World War I
$25.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2010. April 2010 edition. 168 PP with c. 125 b/w photos and 24 colour illustrations (4 maps, paintings, photos and posters). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Huon RSL written at top of title-page, otherwise a fine copy. 23.5 x 23.5. 9781877007752

69265
REID, Dr. Richard
AUSTRALIANS AT WAR: Key Dates & Data since 1901
$15.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 1999. March 1999 revised edition of the 1997 original. Message by Bruce Scott, MP, Minister for Veterans' Affairs. 62 PP with 64 b/w photos. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.7. 0642373981

70428
REID, Dr. Richard
YPRES: Les Australiens sur le Front Occidental - 1917
$25.00 AUD

Department of Veteran's Affairs / Ministère des Anciens Combattants. Canberra. 2012. 2nd edition in August 2012 of the 2007 original. French translation by Yveline Piller. (4), 104 PP with 1 table, 5 colour illustrations (1 photo & 4 paintings) and b/w illustrations (1 map & location map, 1 etching and 101 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine (mint condition). French text. 23.5 x 23.2. 9781920720896

58840
REID, Dr. Richard & FORTH, Dr. Gordon
MEMORIES & MEMORABILIA - Recognising and Preserving Australia's War Heritage
$15.00 AUD

Commonwealth Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2000. 1st Ed. Message from the Honourable Bruce Scott, Minister for Veterans' Affairs. 48 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

50214
RICKARD, D. R.
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - The First 100 Years. A 365 Day Almanac of Notable Events
$30.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 2006. Reprint of the 2005 original. XIV, 140 PP with 3 drawings and 24 b/w photo. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646451162

50350
RICKARD, D. R.
IN THE NAVY
$25.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1999. 1st Ed. 158 PP with 1 b/w photo, 1 facsimile of document, 3 cartoons and 5 drawings of ships, plus16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Signed by the author on title page. Fine. 24.5 x 17. 0646389297

Thirty years in the Royal Australian Navy, he joined in early 1965.

68958
RICKARD, D. R.
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - The First 100 Years. A 365 Day Almanac of Notable Events
$20.00 AUD

D. R. Rickard. Adelaide. 2008. 6th reprint of the 2005 original. XIV, 140 PP with 3 drawings and 24 b/w photo. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646451162

75711
RIPLEY, Stuart (compiler)
BELIEVE IT OR NOT - The Bill Ripley Story (in 2 volumes)
$125.00 AUD

WHO Printing. Mayfield, NSW. 2020. May 2020 edition. Volume One: (2), X, 305 PP. Volume Two: 306- 800 PP. Books with hundreds of b/w illustrations (sketch maps, diagrams, plans, documents, newspaper clippings, photos). Laminated pictorial boards. Flyer / Bookmark and manuscript note to prervious owner, signed by Stuart Ripley, the compiler, loosely inserted in Volume One. Each volume: 29 x 22. 9780646817354

Vol. 1: Foundations of the Ripley Family in Australia / Professional Sculling. / War in the South West Pacific, with Establishing the United States Army Small Ships Section. Vol. 2: War Diary of Captain D. W. (Bill) Ripley: September 1942 to October 1943 / Interim Placement Townsville 1943-1944 / Mainland Operations... / Resettling into coastal Village Life.

69511
ROBERTS, Yeoman of Signals Rowland G.
BIRTH OF A NAVY
$45.00 AUD

Patersons Printing Press. Perth, W.A. 1944. 1st Ed. 63 PP, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft wrappers with light wear, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 21 x 14.

Brief history of the Royal Australian Navy (up to the loss of HMAS Canberra, 9th August 1942).

74571
ROBINSON, Douglas H.
THE B-58 HUSTLER
$25.00 AUD

Arco Publishing. New York. 1967. 1st edition in the Famous Aircraft series. 64 PP with b/w illustrations and scale drawings by Richard Groh. Pictorial card covers with light wear and faint stamp of previous owner at top of front cover. Contents near fine. 28 x 21.5.

68981
ROBSON, B. L.
WARSHIP DESIGN IN THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Some Design Aspects & A Look to the Future
$45.00 AUD

The Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Australian Branch, Canberra Section. Canberra. 1973. Technical Paper, 1st edition. (2), 85 PP with 2 tables and 31 figures on full page (artwork, drawings, graphs, line drawings, sketches ...). A 7 page "Discussion and Author's Reply" loosely inserted. Stiff covers, title on front cover, staples. Foxing spots on front cover and fore outside edges. Stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" at top of title page. Very good. 30 x 21.

Presented on 8th November 1973, at the Canberra Section.

18462
ROLLESTON, Charles H. (Editor)
WITH THE.. RENOWN IN AUSTRALASIA. Authentic Record and Account of the Visit of H.M.S. Renown to Australasia
$40.00 AUD

Australasian Publishing. Sydney. c. 1920. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 64 pages with 50 b/w photos. Fp: H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. Green card cover faded gilt title and crest. Jacket is chipped and has tape repairs. Spine split (reinforced). Ageing of paper. Contents near fine. Image shows text (P.78) and photo of Port Stephens. 24.5 x 18.5.

The magazine of the HMS Renown, December 1919 to October 1920 with contributions from different members of the crew: Captain, Gunmen,... The Prince of Wales was on board for the voyage from Portsmouth and back. Section on the Australia visit between P.49 and 89 : Jenolan Caves, Parramatta, Tamworth, Toowoomba, Port Stephens. Ports of call included Panama, Honolulu, Fiji, Auckland, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, Hobart, Samoa, Acapulco, St. Lucia, Bermuda...

70943
ROLLESTON, Frank
NOT A CONQUERING HERO: The Siege of Tobruk - Battles of: Milne Bay, Buna, Shaggy Ridge
$75.00 AUD

Author / Hatfields Printer. Eton, Qld. 1984. 1st Ed. Foreword by Keith Payne. (8), 207 PP with over 1 extract of document, 9 sketch maps (& insets) and 96 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with chips and a lightly sunned spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated and signed by the author. Scarce original edition. Near fine. 27 x 21. 0959140506

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

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

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

10593
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
WARSHIPS IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS
$5.00 AUD

View Productions. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 123 b & w illustrations. Inside front cover: The U.S.A. Warship Brooklyn, 1901. Inside rear cover: H.M.S. Royal George, 1901. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 30 x 21.3.

Collectors Edition. Arrival Australian Fleet Unit in 1913...

16769
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 2002-2003
$10.00 AUD

Defence Publishing Service. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. Edited by Warrant Officer Greg STROUD & Lieutenant Natalie BOULTON. 100 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 29.7 x 21.

Australia's Naval Operations in the Persian Gulf in 2003 ...

16770
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1991-92
$5.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1992. 1st Ed. Edited by Commander J.P. HODGMAN & Leiutenant Commander P.J. JONES. 96 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

Australian Naval Operations 1990-91, Operation Damask (Gulf War), Northern Command, Australia's Maritime Associations, ...

16831
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1994-95
$5.00 AUD

RAN / AGPS. Canberra. 1995 1st Ed. Edited by Lt. J.S. SEARS & Lt. R.C.A. LEAHY. 184 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0644352124

The R.A.N. and its neighbours (S.E. Asia, S.W. Pacific). New developments in equipment, training facilities...

19205
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - FRIGATES
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1997. 1st Ed. No. 6 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 88 PP with over 150 b/w, and 18 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

20956
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1995 ?. 1st Ed. No. 2, in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 56 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

20957
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1996 ?. 1st Ed. No.3, in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 88 PP with bw illust. (photos & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876043156

20958
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - CRUISERS
$20.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1996 ? 1st Ed. No.4 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 80 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876043601

31510
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1998?. 1st Ed. No.7 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 96 PP with 148 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876270225

34173
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - SUBMARINES
$10.00 AUD

TopMill. Sydney. 1995?. 1st Ed. No. 1 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 56 PP with 63 b/w and 17 colour photos. Inside covers: 2 tables and 4 profiles of Australian Submarines. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.6.

35161
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
HISTORY OF THE FLEET AIR ARM
$5.00 AUD

Navy Public Relations. Sydney. 1990. Brochure, 3 folds with 7 b/w photos. Fine. Folded size: 29.7 x 14.

Cruiser Aircraft - Aircraft Carriers - Helicopters.

35162
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
PROGRAMME: TO COMMEMORATE THE ARRIVAL OF THE AUSTRALIAN FLEET, Sydney, October 4th, 1913
$10.00 AUD

Australian Defence Force Journal. Sydney. 1993. Reprint of the original. Leaflet, 2 folds with 2 colour illustrations. Fine. 24.2 x 16.5.

35473
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1991-92
$20.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1991. 1st Ed. Edited by Commander J.P. HODGMAN & Leiutenant Commander P.J. JONES. 96 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 29.7 x 21.5.

Australian Naval Operations 1990-91, Operation Damask (Gulf War), Northern Command, Australia's Maritime Associations, ...

35474
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1995
$5.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. Edited by Lt. R.C.A. LEAHY. VI, 114 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 064435996

HMAS Sydney visit to Vladivistok. All Australian submarine training...

35476
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1997
$5.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1998. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Lorrae BLUNDEN & Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. X, 82 PP with b/w & colour illust., plus 1 large folded plate A Guide to the Fleet. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0646335340

Droggies - RAN Hydrographic Service. The Royal Malaysian Navy. The Royal New Zealand Navy...

35477
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1995
$25.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. Edited by Lt. R.C.A. LEAHY. VI, 114 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 064435996

HMAS Sydney visit to Vladivistok. All Australian submarine training...

35519
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CHAPEL ON THE CLIFFS
$15.00 AUD

Chapel Committee / H.M.A.S. Watson Sydney. c. 1962. Reprint of the 1961 original. 12 PP with 3 colour and 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.4 x 21.3.

The Naval Memorial Chapel of St. George the Martyr at H.M.A.S. Watson, Sydney Australia.

38252
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CAMERA AT SEA - Stormy Seas
$10.00 AUD

Topmill Pty. Ltd. Sydney. c. 2000.. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 11 colour and 73 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

The Fleet at sea in heavy weather.

39461
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF NEWSLETTER - December 1988
$10.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy Office). Canberra. 1989. 1st Ed. Forewxord by Vice Admiral M. W. HUDSON (Chief of Naval Staff). (6), 84 PP with 3 graphs and 17 b/w photos. Illustrated soft cover. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.

The year 1988 with the Royal Australian Navy. Celebration of Australian Bicentenary... Maritime command... Projects... Logistics.

39462
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
CHIEF OF NAVAL STAFF NEWSLETTER - December 1989
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral M.W. HUDSON. (2), 46 PP with 19 ship profiles, 11 portraits and 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21.

The year 1989 with the Royal Australian Navy. Naval support command... Ships of the Royal Australian Navy... Naval projects...

39494
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1911-1986 - SYDNEY 2UW, SALUTE THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY!
$15.00 AUD

Sydney 2UW. 1986. Souvenir newspaper. 28 PP with advertisements and b/w photos. Large format: 43.5 x 28.5.

Souvenir newspaper full of information on the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Sea Heritage and the activities for the 75th anniversary celebrations.

39495
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1911-1986 - SYDNEY 2UW, WELCOMES THE FLEET!
$15.00 AUD

Sydney 2UW. 1986. Souvenir newspaper. 16 PP with advertisements and b/w photos. 43.5 x 28.5.

Souvenir newspaper full of information on the Royal Australian Navy, Australian Sea Heritage and the activities for the 75th anniversary celebrations.

42048
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1997
$20.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Lorrae BLUNDEN & Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. X, 82 PP with b/w & colour illust., plus 1 large folded plate A Guide to the Fleet. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0646335340

Droggies - RAN Hydrographic Service. The Royal Malaysian Navy. The Royal New Zealand Navy...

46526
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
YOUR NAVY (poster)
$10.00 AUD

RAN. Canberra. 1989. Colour poster (Ref: BM89/245550 CA) with Gilt Crest of the Royal Australian Navy and 25 colour photos (1 plane, 5 helicopters and 19 warships). Fine. Large oblong: 55 x 78.5.

Photographs of: 9 Fleet units. 3 Survey and Oceanographic Ships. 5 Support units. 2 Training units. 6 Fleet Air Arm.

48823
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1990-91
$5.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1990. 1st Ed. Edited by Commander J.P. HODGMAN & Leiutenant Commander P.J. JONES. 96 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

57205
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1992-93
$5.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant JK.S. SEARS, Commander J.P. HODGMAN, & Leiutenant Commander P.J. JONES.104 PP with b/w & colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Front cover with a crease, o/wise near fine. 29.7 x 21.

RAN in Arabian Gulf & Red Sea - Future of Australian naval shipbuilding - HMAS Flinders: celebrating two decades of discovery - STS "Young Endeavour's" 1992 world cruise.

60476
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 2000
$10.00 AUD

Chief of the Navy, Department of Defence . Canberra. c. 2001. 1st Ed. Edited by Cmdr Rod DUDFIELD & Lt. Cmdr Judith ROWE. (12 interpolated Head of Chapters), 104 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Activities, exercise and projects: Operation Stablilise in East Timor ... Oepration Gold (2000 Sydney Olympic and Paralympic Games) - People talk - Beyond 2000 - Allied Navies: Canada, Malaysia - Time & Tide: 50th anniversary of the Korean War.

68442
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1998
$20.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. (1 advertisement), 120 PP, (5 Head of Chapter) with b/w & colour illustrations and 13 advertisemnts in colour. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 21.5.

68635
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - 2005
$25.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed. Edited by Commander Richard Donnelly & Lieutenant Commander Vanessa Power. (1 advertisement), 120 PP with colour illustrations (badges, crests, photos). Hard cover, illustrated front. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5.

69444
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
Commissioning Ceremony of HMAS MANOORA and the Official Welcoming of HMAS KANIMBLA
$15.00 AUD

Navy Public Relations. Sydney. 1994. November 1994 edition. 8 PP with 2 "Crest and Motto of HMAS Manoora and HMAS Kanimbla", 2 b/w and 2 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (HMAS Manoora). Fine condition. 21 x 14.8.

History of the 2 previous Manoora and Kanimbla.

69445
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
NATIONAL R.A.N. FLEET AIR ARM REUNION 1st November 1998, Golden Jubilee - HMAS ALBATROSS
$25.00 AUD

Navy Public Relations. Sydney. 1998. 8 PP for the Ecumenical Church Service, Naval Hymn, National Anthem. Together with 5 other items and 5 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover, illustrated front cover. Fine condition. 21 x 14.5.

Includes: Invitation to the Official RAN Cocktail party. Invitation for the Golden Jubilee Ball. Sticker for "Fly Navy". Sticker for Golden Jubilee. 5 duo-tone photographs.

71912
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1998
$10.00 AUD

Department of Defence / AGPS. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. Edited by Lieutenant Pauline REYNOLDS. (1 advertisement), 120 PP, (5 Head of Chapter) with b/w & colour illustrations and 13 advertisemnts in colour. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

73998
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY - LITHOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
$250.00 AUD

R.A.N. Sydney. 1986. Collection of 25 prints. 7 b/w photographs with 7 main subjects and 12 details. 18 colour prints: 10 plates with 11 photographs (including portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) and 7 plates with paintings (3 by John Bastock, 2 by Frank Norton, 1 by Roy Hodgkinson and 1 by Ray Honisett). As new condition. Landscape format: 34 x 50.

74469
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY - LITHOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
$275.00 AUD

R.A.N. Sydney. 1986. Bound copy of the collection of 25 lithograhic prints. 7 b/w photographs with 7 main subjects and 12 details. 18 colour prints: 10 plates with 11 photographs (including portraits of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh) and 7 plates with paintings (3 by John Bastock, 2 by Frank Norton, 1 by Roy Hodgkinson and 1 by Ray Honisett). Hard covers, navy blue cloth. Front cover with the approved logo for the "75th Anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy" at top corner and title "Navy Lithographic Collection" at lower part. Fine (as new condition). Landscape format: 34.8 x 50.8.

75915
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY - 2007
$25.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 2006. 1st Ed. Edited by Commander Carmel Barnes & Chief Petty Officer Kel Bryant. Message from the Chief of the Navy, Vice Admiral Russ Shalders. 154, (18 "Images of the Navy") PP with colour illustrations (badges, crests, photos). Stiff covers, illustrated front. Near fine. 25 x 25.

53961
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY COLLEGE
LIFE AT JERVIS BAY (in The Bulletin - July 1964)
$10.00 AUD

The Bulletin. Sydney. 1964. Article pulled out from issue for July 25, 1964. Pages 23 to 28 with 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover (colour photo of issue tipped in). Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 29 x 21.3.

The Royal Australian Navy College: No longer turning Australian boys into Englishmen.

39496
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY NEWS PICTORIAL
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY 75TH ANNIVERSARY 1911-1986
$20.00 AUD

Navy News. Sydney. 1986. Volume 29, Nos. 18 & 19, September 19 - October 3, 1986. Souvenir issue. 36 PP with advertisements and b/w or colour photos. Centrefold: map of Sydney Harbour for Naval Review. Fine. 42.5 x 30.

Souvenir newspaper full of information on the Royal Australian Navy.

72173
ROYAL NAVY
PORTSMOUTH NAVY WEEK, August 3rd & 5th to 10th 1935 - Official Guide and Souvenir
$20.00 AUD

The Navy Week Committee. Portsmouth. 1935. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.7.

HMAS Australia and A Short Account of the Royal Australian Navy.

60824
ROYAL UNITED SERVICE INSTITUTION
AUSTRALIA AND HER NAVY TO-DAY (in the Journal)
$10.00 AUD

Royal United Service Institution. London. 1931. Article extracted from the "Journal of the RUSI". Pages 35 to 46, plus 1 plate with 4 b/w photos. Soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 25 x 17.5.

Manuscript comment at top of title "This article was written by Captain Chalmers R.N., Staff Officer to Rear Admiral Evans while on the Australian Station July 1928 - 1931. He was Captain of the "Australia", as well . This article was published on his return to England. The Australian Navy reached its peak of efficiency under their guidance. It deteriorated partly owing to the disinterestedness of Evan's Successor and partly to the reduction in Pay in 1931", signed by Geoffrey Ingleton.

54509
RUDENNO, Victor
GALLIPOLI: Attack from the Sea
$30.00 AUD

University of New South Wales Press. Sydney. 2008. 1st Ed. X, 338 PP with 9 maps and 11 tables, plus 16 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.3. 9781921410598

The Navy's presence at Gallipoli. An account of the complete Allied submarine and related German U-boat activity, analysis of the strategies and actions of all land, sea and air forces.

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

66266
SALMON, Gregor
NAVY DIVERS
$25.00 AUD

Ebury Press. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. (6), 292, (4 publications) PP, plus 16 pages with 14 b/w and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Light creases on front cover. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges. Near fine. 23.3 x 15. 9781741666571

Divers of the Royal Australian Navy, Clearance Diving Branch.

56293
SAMUELS, John
SOMEWHERE BELOW. The Sydney Scandal Exposed
$20.00 AUD

Halstead Press. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 23 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Advertisement for this title, pasted down inside front cover. Name of previous owner on title page. 17 pages with scoring and notes (pertinent) in red ink. Very good. 23 X 15.2. 01920831312

HMAS Sydney: 19th November 1941.

65129
SCANLON, Herbert
BON JOUR DIGGER: France Revisited - A Charming Collection of Short Stories
$15.00 AUD

H.H. Watson / Author. Sydney. c. 1922. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 6 illustrations by George Colville. Soft cover, ilustrated front. Covers repaired at spine. Staples removed. Ageing of paper and foxing spots. Very good. 18.2 x 11.5.

16758
SEARS, Lieutenant J. S. (editor)
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY 1993-94
$10.00 AUD

R.A.N. / Dept. of Defence. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed. 124 PP with b/w & colour illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21.

The R.A.N. in Cambodia and Somalia. W.A. Base., development, exercises..

46741
SHACKLETON, Vice-Admiral D. J. (editor)
AUSTRALIAN MARITIME DOCTRINE. RAN DOCTRINE 1 2000
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy, Sea Power Centre. Canberra. 2000. 1st Ed. VIII, 175 PP with 2 organigrams, 4 maps, 8 b/w and 60 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0642295352

39430
SHEPHARD, Allan
A COMPENDIUM OF AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE STATISTICS
$15.00 AUD

Australian Defence Studies Centre. Canberra. 1995. 1st Ed. (2), VI, 89 PP with 6 tables and 2 graphs. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0731703200

Regional perspectives for ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Thailand and Philippines).

66519
SHERGOLD, Christine M. (editor)
VICE ADMIRALTY COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES 1787-1911 - Guide to the State Archives of New South Wales - No.22
$30.00 AUD

The Archives Authority of New South Wales. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. Preface by B.R. Davies & I. Maclean. (2), VIII, 104 PP. Typescript. Illustration (broadsheet) of the "Susanna Christina" on Page IV. Card covers browned around edges with light foxing on covers and some pages. Overall, a very good copy. Folio: 33 x 21.

56151
SHERWOOD, Dick
THE NAVY AND NATIONAL SECURITY: The Peacetime Dimension
$20.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1994. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 109. (10), 98 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731521110

Proceedings of the Maritime Strategic issues workshop held at HMAS Creswell, November 1992.

56209
SHERWOOD, Dick (editor)
OPERATIONAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN MARITIME WARFARE: Implications for the Western Pacific
$20.00 AUD

Strategic and Defence Studies Centre / ANU. Canberra. 1994. 1st Ed. Canberra Papers on Strategy and Defence No. 105. (18), 159 PP with 38 figures. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20.6 x 14.5. 0731520114

Papers presented at a seminar hosted by the Royal Australian Navy's Maritime Studies Program and the Australian Naval Institute.

66162
SHRINE OF REMEMBRANCE
THE NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL OF VICTORIA
$10.00 AUD

Trustees of The Shrine of Remembrance. Melbourne. 1979. Revised edition. No pagination, 36 PP with 2 colour photos at centrefold and 25 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. A 4 page leaflet "The Shrine of Remembrance" loosely inserted. Near fine. 27.4 x 21.3.

63694
SILVER, Lynette Ramsay
THE HEROES OF RIMAU - Unravelling the mystery of one of World War II's most daring raids
$60.00 AUD

Sally Milner. Sydney. 1990. 1st Ed. (6), 314 PP with 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 50 b/w photos. Eps: Plan "Z", top secret, operation Rimau. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Dedicatory note on title page dated and signed by the author. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.2. 1863510184

Raid at the end of 1944 against Japanese shipping in Singapore Harbour.

63647
SILVER, Lynette Ramsay & HALL, Major Tom
KRAIT: The Fishing Boat That Went To War
$60.00 AUD

Sally Milner. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. X, 181 PP with 7 maps, 3 drawings & 1 facsimile of original log (double-page), plus 16 pages with 34 b/w illust. Inside front cover: Plan of Keppel Harbour, Singapore on 27th Sept. 1943. Inside back cover: Singapore Area, attack courses and location of shipping. Pictorial soft cover with a 2 small creases on front cover, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 23.5 x 15.5. 186351063X

75320
SMITH, Windas
H.M.A.S. LATROBE - The Story of an Australian Corvette, 1942-1946
$30.00 AUD

Author. Hobart. 1987. 1st Ed. (I), 87 PP with b/w illustrations (1 menu, 2 crests and 3 photos), plus 1 large folded map of Australia's Northern reaches and Appendix tipped-in on inside back cover. Title page: Crest of "Latrobe". Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 0731609808

One of the 60 Bathurst Class minesweepers, related by her last war-time Captain.

63666
SMYTH, Dacre
GALLIPOLI PILGRIMAGE - A Eighth Book of Paintings, Poetry and Prose
$25.00 AUD

Author. Melbourne. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by Bruce Ruxton.. 95 PP with 46 colour plates (42 on full page). Eps: map of Western Turkey and the Aegean Sea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 21.8 x 22.5. 0959519590

75th anniversary of allied landings at the Dardanelles.

49007
SNUSHALL, Barry
THE ENFORCEMENT ASPECTS OF AUSTRALIA'S OCEANS POLICY
$10.00 AUD

Royal Australian Navy/Sea Power Centre Australia. Canberra. 2003. 1st Ed. Working Paper No. 14. VI, 26 PP with 1 table. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0642295948

49499
SOLOMON, G. D.
A POOR SORT OF MEMORY. A Personal Memoir of The Royal Military College, Duntroon
$20.00 AUD

Roebuck Society. Canberra. 1978. 1st Ed. Publication No. 24 of the Roebuck Society. XII, 236 PP with drawings by G. D. W. Irvine, plus 20 pages with 23 b/w photos. FEP: Aerial view, Duntroon 1938. REP: Aerial view, Duntroon 1978. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots around outside edges. 24.8 x 17.5. 0909434166

68576
SOMMERVILLE, Donald & SCROGGY, Adam (editors)
THE COMPLETE ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF WORLD WAR I
$20.00 AUD

Citrus Media. Sydney. 2014. 1st edition. 260 PP with over 500 b/w and colour illustrations (battleplans, maps & photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21. 9781925141641

17484
STAPLETON, Austin
"IN ALL RESPECTS READY ....
$30.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Adelaide. 1982. Typescript monograph. 188 PP with 13 b/w drawings & 1 map and 2 pages with a Glossary of Terms. Gilt-engraved hard cover. Fine. 20.8 x 17.2. 0959309306

Life of the seamen who served during WWII in the Small Ship companies of Water Transport, a unit of the Royal Australian Engineers.

30101
STENMARK, Marea
SIR DAVID MARTIN, A Man of Courage and Dedication
$15.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed., foreword by Sir Ninian Stephen. XIV, 178 PP with headpieces (Coat of Arms: Sans Tache) and 6 bw illust, plus 16 pages with 31 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0731805607

Joined the Royal Australian Navy in 1947, Admiral, then Governor of New South Wales.

65811
STEPHENS, Tony
LAST ANZACS - Gallipolli 1915
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Kemsley Publishing. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by Sir Roden Cutler. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map, portraits & photos) by Steven Siewert.. Pictorial laminated boards. Name of previous owner on half title page. Many newspaper cuttings loosely inserted. Faint foxing. Fine. 33 x 25. 1875171029

30384
STEVENS, David (editor)
MARITIME POWER IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: The Australian Experience
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. XXI, 329 PP with 1 figure, 7 maps and 39 b/w photos. P. 276 to 290: Chronology of Australasian maritime operations 1901-97. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 1864487364

17 papers in an expanded and enhanced form, presented at a conference in Canberra, July 1997. Australasia and Germany before 1914 - HMAS Adelaide and the punitive expedition to Malaita in 1927 - HMAS Adelaide in Noumea in 1940 ...

68758
STEVENS, David (editor)
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
$60.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 2001. 1st Ed. Volume III in The Australian Centenary History of Defence series. XVI, 336 PP with 3 cartoons, 5 organization charts, 6 maps, 20 category badges and 97 b/w photos, plus 11 foldouts with cut-away on the recto and 2 b/w photos on verso. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with 2 short closed tears near the spine (repaired). Near fine. 26 x 20. 0195541162

Foldouts for: Cerberus, AE2, Sydney, Sydney (II), Mildura, Arunta, Sydney (III), Supply. Sydney (IV), Collins & Huon (II).

71267
STEVENS, David (editor)
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$30.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. XXVII, 212 PP with 4 organization charts, 6 tables, 11 maps & plans and 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23 x 15.3. 9781864480351

The part played by the Royal Australian Navy during WWII on every theatre of operation.

39096
STEVENS, David & REEVE, John (editors)
SOUTHERN TRIDENT - Strategy, History and the Rise of Australian Naval Power
$20.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. XX, 363 PP with 4 maps, 4 tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 15. 186508462X

Collection of 19 essays: The rise of modern Naval Strategy c.1580-1880 by John Reeve... Imperial Naval Defence, a Canadian perspective by Nicholas Tracy... A strategy for the lower deck of the early Royal Australian Navy, by Kathryn Spurling...

74139
STEVENS, David & REEVE, John (editors)
THE NAVY AND THE NATION. The Influence of the Navy on Modern Australia
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2005. 1st Ed. XXVI, 438 PP with 4 maps, 4 tables and 45 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 14.7. 9781741147438

Collection of 18 essays: The Royal Navy in the Pacific: Sea Power and Imperial Endeavour by Geoffrey Till... The search for a strategic sea-base and the founding of Australia, by Tom Frame... The long triangulation: naval hydrography and the Great Barrier Reef, by Colin Jones...

57139
STEVENS, Graham (editor)
WHITE ENSIGN: the National Journal of the Naval Association of Australia - 1994
$10.00 AUD

Naval Association of Australia Sydney. 1994. Issues 9401 to 9404 for: Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer 1994. 4 issues for a total of 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

68510
STEVENSON, Joanne
NO CASE TO ANSWER
$25.00 AUD

Alpha Books. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. XI, 208 PP, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w photos. FEP: The Approach to Collision. REP: USN Evans in profile. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket rubbed around edges with small chips and/or closed tears (now protected). Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 0855530480

Collision between the aircraft carrier HMAS MELBOURNE and the destroyer USS EVANS. Aftermath when the wife of the Australian Captain tried to clear his name.

47124
STONE, Richard
WELCOMING THE FLEETS (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XIV, No. 11, August 2004)
$5.00 AUD

N.L.A. Canberra. 2004. Volume XIV, No. 11, August 2004. Contains article from P.18 and 21 with 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Material (ephemera) documenting American naval visits of 1908 The Great White Fleet, and 1925.

57195
STRACZEK, J.H.
THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Ships, Aircraft and Shore Establishments
$85.00 AUD

Navy Public Affairs. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. No Pagination, c. 262 PP with 65 sketch plans (7 of aircarft and 58 of ships). Pictorial card cover with light wear. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 20.2. 1876043784

From "Aaron" to "Zita", both in service during WWII with the Naval Auxiliary Patrol.

49148
SUMMERRELL, Richard
THE SINKING OF HMAS SYDNEY - A Guide to Commonwealth Government Records
$15.00 AUD

National Archives of Australia. Canberra. 1997. 1st Ed. 190 PP with 16 facsimiles of documents. Pictorial soft cover, clear plastic protection, spiral bound. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

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.

69192
TAYLOR, Joely
BACKTRACKS: Recollections of remarkable Australians
$15.00 AUD

Billycan Press / Well Writ. Melbourne. 2015. 1st Ed. (6), 90 PP with 26 b/w illustrations: 1 cartoon, 8 portraits and 17 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780994237026

4 remarkable Australians: Captain Donald L. Garnham, Cape Horner. Jean Nysen (McKenzie), WRANS. ...

68010
THOMSON, Max (compiler)
8TH DIV HOME FROM CHANGI 1945 (H.M.A.S. Hawkesbury) - Addendum: USS MOUNT HOOD EXPLODES 1944 (Monograph No. 11)
$5.00 AUD

The Naval Historical Society of Australia, Inc. Garden Island, Sydney. c. 1989. Monograph No. 11: (1), 13 PP (recto only) with 8 b/w photos (photocopy quality). Soft cover, clear plastic protecton. Very good. 29.7 x 21.

Papers read to the Society in 1988 and 1989.

35478
TRACEY, Michael P. & FORMAN, Amanda (editors)
SERVING THE WORLD: The Australian Defence Force Overseas (in Defence Update)
$10.00 AUD

Defence Public Relations. Canberra. 1993. No. 7, December 1993. 44 PP with 1 map, b/w & colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Australian Defence Force peacekeeping activities in the year 1993. RAN in Somalia. Maritime Interception Force in the Red Sea...

73310
TRANSFIELD
TRANSFIELD SHIPBUILDING / ANZAC SHIP PROJECT
$30.00 AUD

The Transfield Group. Melbourne. c. 1994. Folder containg 4 documents: A 3 folds flyer with 14 colour photos. / Brochure "Transfield Shipbuilding": 24 PP with 29 colour illustrations. / Brochure "The Anzac Ship Project": 10 PP with 1 cutaway, 4 ship profiles in b/w and 28 colour photos. / in house magazine "Transfielder'", Issue for September 1994: 20 PP with colour illustrations (2 artworks "Linking city and Airport by train"), 4 artworks on the Patrol Vessels and 20 photos. Fine. Folder format: 31 x 22.5.

Frigates built for the Royal Australian Navy and Royal New Zealand Navy.

13345
TRASK, David F.
CAPTAINS & CABINETS - Anglo-American Naval Relations, 1917-1918
$15.00 AUD

University of Missouri Press. Columbia, Missouri, USA. 1972. 1st Ed. 396 PP with 16 b/w photos, 2 maps, 3 graphs and 3 tables. Title spread: Convoy. Eps: Aerial view of the German High Sea Fleet lying at anchor in Kiel Harbor. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15. 0826201296

69229
UNITED STATES NAVY
AUSTRALIA - UNITED STATES - "CORAL SEA CELEBRATION 1961"
$25.00 AUD

USN / US Navy. Sydney. 1961. Folder with 2 pockets containing the Official Portraits of 5 US Navy Commanders, and the Official photographs of 4 Destroyers of the Destroyer Squadron Five. Front part with Title and Crest of Squadron V. Foxing spots on outside card covers, 2 rusty staples. Very good. 29 x 21.5.

Portraits: Capt. T./S. King, Commander Destroyer Squadron Five. CDR: Jack Bernard Sledge, George (H) Greenie, Wayne D. Surface and R.E. Kipe. Destroyers: USS Southerland, DDR 743 / USS Rowan, DDR 782 / USS Gurke DD 783 & USS Somners, DD 947.

66288
VAN WYCK, Susan & GRANT, Kirsty
FOLLOW THE FLAG: Australian Artists and War 1914-1945
$45.00 AUD

National Gallery of Victoria. Melbourne. 2015. 1st Ed. Message from The Hon. George Brandis, Australian Government Minister for the Arts. Foreword by Tony Ellwood. X, 134 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Card cover, stiff dust jacket. Fine. 27 x 24 9780724104055

70426
WAHLERT, Lieutenant Colonel Glenn
EXPLORING GALLIPOLI: An Australian Army Battlefield Guide
$20.00 AUD

Army History Unit. Canberra. 2008. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the Australian Army Campaign series. 136 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: clear plastic pocket with a CD. Inside back cover: map of Turkey and inset of Sea of Marmara / Plan of Gallipoli Peninsula. Pictoria stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780980475357

66195
WALKER, Frank B.
THE DARK BETRAYAL
$20.00 AUD

Kingfisher Press. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. XII, 326 PP. Pictorial card cover. Dedicatory note on half title page dated and signed by the author. Front cover with light crease. Near fine. 21 x 14.7. 0646337661

Novel mixing fact and fiction. An Australian sailor on the trail of traders/traitors who were dealing with Germany and Japan during World War II.

56013
WALKER, Lieut. Frank B., R.A.N.V.R.
TALES OF THE SEA
$30.00 AUD

New Century Press. Sydney. c. 1945. 1st juvenile edition. 45 PP with 21 colour illustrations by B. E. Pike. Hard cover, pictorial front. Covers rubbed on spine. Ageing and foxing of paper, o/wise near fine. 25 x 19.5

54426
WALL, Don
HEROES AT SEA
$45.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. VII, 191 PP with 2 maps, and 78 b/w photos. Illustration on title page and front cover, by Clem Seale. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.7. 0646035789

Identifies 1800 Australian prisoners of war and internees lost at sea in World War II.

56319
WALLACE, Robert
THE SECRET BATTLE 1942-1944. The Convoy Battle off the East Coast of Australia during World War II
$20.00 AUD

Lamont Publishing. Melbourne. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreword by The Hon Con Sciacca, Minister for Veterans Affairs. 96 PP with 5 colour and 78 b/w illustrations (artworks by author). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1875630481

16652
WALLS, Rear Admiral R. A. K. (editor)
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY IN RETROSPECT
$5.00 AUD

Navy Public Affairs. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 12 colour and 164 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 18.

A photographic overview up to the early 1980's. The RAN in peace and at war.

18605
WARE, J. K., Naval Historian
AN OUTLINE OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$15.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy) / AGPS. Canberra. 1976. 1st Ed. VI, 90 PP with 24 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Name of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise very good. 25 x 17.5. 0642018669

From the discovery and settlement to the post-Vietnam era.

31841
WARE, J. K., Naval Historian
AN OUTLINE OF AUSTRALIAN NAVAL HISTORY
$10.00 AUD

Department of Defence (Navy) / AGPS. Canberra. 1976. 1st Ed. VI, 90 PP with 24 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25 x 17.5. 0642022550

From the discovery and settlement to the post-Vietnam era.

68916
WATERSON, Steve (editor)
THE GREAT WAR - Part Three: The Darkest Days (in The Weekend Australian)
$5.00 AUD

Nationwide News Pty. Limited. Sydney. 2017. The Weekend Australian, July 29-30, 2017. Introduction by Brendan Nelson. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft wrappers. Fine. 27.5 x 22.5.

13 articles. The Big Picture, by Frank Hurley. Passchendale, by Ashley Ekins. Our worst year, by Paul Kelly. Charge at Beersheba. ...

69914
WATERSON, Steve (editor)
THE GREAT WAR - Part Four: Endgame and Aftermath (in The Weekend Australian)
$10.00 AUD

Nationwide News Pty. Limited. Sydney. 2018. The Weekend Australian, October 6-7, 2018. Introduction by Brendan Nelson. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft wrappers. Fine. 27.5 x 22.5.

12 articles. November 11, 1918, the day the guns fell silent, by Ashley Ekins. Aftermath, by Paul Kelly. Last to die, by Caroline Overington.

68961
WELCH, Frank (editor)
BICENTENNIAL NAVAL SALUTE - 200 YEARS OF AUSTRALIA & THE NAVY (in White Ensign, Volume 3, No. 4, 1987)
$10.00 AUD

Naval Association of Australia. Sydney. 1987. Special Bicentennial Supplement, Vol. 3, No. 4, December 1987. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Young Endeavour). Very good. 27.4 x 20.5.

50649
WELCH, Major J. H.
FORT FRANKLIN - PORTSEA (Lord Mayor's Children's Camp)
$10.00 AUD

Nepean Historical Society. Sorrento, Victoria. 1968. 1st Ed. 4 PP. Soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 20.5 x 16.5.

70778
WHITE, Michael W. D.
AUSTRALIAN SUBMARINES. A History
$80.00 AUD

AGPS. Canberra. 1992. 1st Ed. Foreword by Vice Admiral I. D. G. MacDougall. XIV, 284 PP with 94 figures (maps, sketches, photos), plus 1 folded plate (figure 37) with profiles of J5 and J6, and AEI and AE2 (between pages 86 & 87). Fp: Author at periscope of "Otway" in 1968. Pictorial soft cover, dj. Ex library copy with stamps on half title page and title page. Covers and dust jacket lightly rubbed/creased. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Still a very good copy of a now scarce item. 25 x 17.6. 064424397X

The fortunes of the Australian Submarine Service from 1910 to the present (1992).

72628
WILCOX, Craig
HOME FRONT - Australians in World War I
$20.00 AUD

Department of Veterans' Affairs. Canberra. 2011. December 2011 edition. 136 PP with 20 pages of colour illustrations (posters, photos, medals... ) and 85 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine (as new condition). 23.5 x 23.2. 9781877007729

71379
WILLIAMS, Lieutenant EMMA (editor)
NAVY OUTLOOK - INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW SYDNEY 2013
$35.00 AUD

Faircount Media Group. Sydney. 2013. Special edition. Forewords by Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of Australia, Barry O'Farrell, Premier of NSW, Ray Griggs, Vice Admiral RAN ... 278 PP with 7 b/w photos and hundreds of colour illustrations (paintings, photos), plus large folded chart of Sydney Harbour in colour "1913 / 2013: International Fleet Review" between pages 112 & 113. Pictorial stiff covers with light creases on top and bottom front corners, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 21.

100th anniversary of the Royal Australian Navy.

35483
WILLIAMSON, Kristin
THE LAST BASTION
$10.00 AUD

Lansdowne. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w illust. (cartoons, facsimile of newspapers, photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.5 x 18.7. 0701818476

We are the last bastion between the Japanese and the west coast of America (Australian Prime Minister John Curtin).

53995
WILLS, Juliet & van VELZEN, Marianne
THE DIAMOND DAKOTA MYSTERY
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Uwin. Sydney. 2006. 3rd printing. XVIII, 222 PP with 1 location map and 1 map, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14. 9781741147452

75870
WILLSON, Geoff
With the Australians 1944/45, at LINGAYEN (Philippines)
$35.00 AUD

Geoff Willson. Tasmania. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreword by Reg. B. Walker, Ex HMAS Australia. (4), 116 PP, plus 2 pages with 5 b/w photos (photocopy quality). Soft covers, front cover with clear plastic protection. Label of the "Huon RSL Sub Branch" pasted down on verso of front cover, otherwise fine. 29.7 x 21. 1875869026

75664
WILSON, David (editor)
ISSUES IN REGIONAL MARITIME STRATEGY
$15.00 AUD

Sea Power Centre / Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 1998. 1st edition. No. 5 in Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs. Foreword by Commodore K. J. Scarce. X, 65 PP with 1 graph, 2 diagrams, 3 tables, 6 maps and 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0642295658

Papers by Foreign Visiting Military Fellows with the RAN Maritime Studies Program - 1998.

16994
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - New Construction Ships and Naval Auxiliaries - No.4 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646228412

20898
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Major Warships - No.1 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill Pty. Ltd. . Sydney. c. 1993. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 27 x 20.5. 0646127217

Battlecruisers, cruisers, carriers (seaplanes & aircraft), support ships.

20953
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Australian Submarines, Destroyers and Escorts - No.2 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1993. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646180193

20954
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - MARITIME PATROL: Helicopter Ships, Submersibles, Amphibious, Mine Warfare and Patrol Craft - No.3 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with bw and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646207725

20955
WILSON, Michael
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR - 50th Anniversary
$20.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. c.1995. 1st Ed. Commemorative Profile No. 5. 88 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646242989

Commemorative issue published to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the end of World War Two.

62311
WINTER, Barbara
H.M.A.S. SYDNEY - Fact, Fantasy and Fraud
$30.00 AUD

Boolarong. Brisbane. 1984. 1st Ed. VIII, 282 PP with 4 maps, 4 line drawings and 32 b/w photos. REP: Map of the Indian Ocean. Pictorial laminated boards. Occasional foxing. Name and address of previous owner on title-page, o/wise a fine copy. 24.5 x 15.5. 0908175728

A complete investigation on the sinking of HMAS Sydney by the Kormoran on 19th November 1941, off the WA Coast.

67657
WOODWARD, Jack
UNDER IT DOWN UNDER - Surviving in Slit Trenches
$90.00 AUD

Author. Sydney. 1996. 1st Ed. (8), 291 PP, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on verso of front cover. Covers slightly soiled, o/wise a near fine copy. Scarce. 21 x 15. 0646275917

The Ears and Eyes of the Royal Australian Airforce in 1942 were on Horn Island RAAF Advanced Operation Base.

75749
WRIGHT, Anthony
AUSTRALIAN CARRIER DECISIONS - The acquisition of HMA Ships "Albatross", "Sydney" and "Melbourne"
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Studies Program / Royal Australian Navy. Canberra. 1998. 1st edition. No. 4 in Papers in Australian Maritime Affairs. Preface of the 1998 edition by David Stevens. XII, 176 PP with 4 tables and 18 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Fine. 21 x 14.7. 0642295034

65738
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Fourth Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: British Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

The turning of the tide. May-June 1942 to August 1943.

65739
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Third Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Halifax Bombers. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

The Russian Glory. April-May 1941 to September 1942.

65740
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - Second Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: St Paul's Cathedral, 29th December 1940. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

Britain at Bay. August 1940 to September 1941.

65741
WWII
THE WAR IN PICTURES - First Year
$15.00 AUD

The Sun News-Pictorial. Melbourne. c. 1946. Australian edition of the Great Britain original published by Odhams Press, Ltd. 3 - 320 PP with b/w illustrations (maps and photos). Eps: Aircraft carrier and Cruisers of the Royal Navy. Cloth cover, decoration in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Lacks the FFEP, title-page and its verso, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 18.5.

How the War began. Then: Britain is at war with Germany, 11 A.M., 3rd September 1939 to August 1940.