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

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

History & details of fleet.

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

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

22161
ANDREWS, Graeme
AUSTRALIA'S MARITIME HERITAGE
$5.00 AUD

Cromarty Press. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 92 b/w photos. Title-page: Polly Woodside. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 17. 0949675105

List of groups preserving & restoring Australia's maritime heritage together with details of the vessels preserved.

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

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

17576
BERRY, Greig
SHIPWRECKS OF THE NEW SOUTH WALES CENTRAL COAST, Volume 1, 1800-1899
$45.00 AUD

Author. Tacoma. 1994. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illust., photos & maps in text. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note signed by the author on verso of title-page. Near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 06462110991

Details in chronological order of wrecks along the Central Coast of NSW.

17219
BROWN, Capt. Charles H.
DEVIATION AND THE DEVIASCOPE, Including the Practice and Theory of COMPASS ADJUSTMENT, also a Note on the Gyro-Compass
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1939. 6th Ed. XII, 278 PP with 6 tables (table III with folded side), 65 b/w & 48 colour figures including 9 b/w photos, plus 1 folded diagram & 5 large folded charts. Fp: Roof Deviascope. Cloth cover, Title on front cover and spine. Corners of cover, head and foot of spine frayed. Name of previous owner on front endspaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 21.6 x 14.

71786
BROWN, Capt. Charles H.
DEVIATION AND THE DEVIASCOPE, Including the Practice and Theory of COMPASS ADJUSTMENT, also a Note on the Gyro-Compass
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1943. Reprint of the Sixth Edition. XII, 278 PP with 6 tables (table III with folded side), 65 b/w illustrations (including 9 photos) & 48 coloured figures, plus 1 folded diagram & 5 large folded charts. Fp: Roof Deviascope. Red cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. A few pencil notes on formulae on FFEP and a hand drawn diagram on the verso of the frontispiece. Covers have light wear around edges and a little fraying at extremities of spine. Previous owners' signature and stamp on inside front cover. A very good copy. 21.6 x 14.

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

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

History & fleet list, houseflags & funnels.

20541
BURRELL, D. C. E.
SCRAP & BUILD
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 79 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617290

British Shipping Tables, Scrap & Build Fleet Lists, Shipping Loan Fleets Lists, ...

15312
CHARLWOOD, D.E.
THE WRECK OF THE "LOCH ARD", End of a Ship, End of an Era
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1971. 1st Ed. X, 122 PP with 5 maps and a plan of rigging & sails, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0207123160

The wreck in 1878 on the Otway coast of Victoria. Two survivors: a young passenger & her saviour, an apprentice.

17738
CHARLWOOD, Don
WRECKS & REPUTATIONS - The Loss of the Schomberg and Loch Ard
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. XIV, 190 PP with 2 maps, 2 plans (rig & sail) in text plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Eps: The Great Circle Route. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5. 0207130655

The end of two tall ships on the South-west coast of Victoria in 1855 and 1878.

21246
CHISHOLM, Jocelyn
CAPTAIN CATTLIN TOWARDS NEW ZEALAND
$15.00 AUD

Author. Wellington. 1994. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, facsimile, paintings). Title-page: Facsimile of Journal of a Voyage...1827. Eps: Map of South West Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 17.5. 0959759719

Trading between Australia & New Zealand. Whaling off Kermadec, Tonga, Solomons... between 1827 & 1837.

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

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

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

18856
COLEMAN, Neville
HAZARDOUS SEA CREATURES
$15.00 AUD

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

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

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

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

16081
CROWDY, Michael
THE EAGLE TANKERS
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1966. 1st Ed., March 1966. 12 PP with 11 b/w photos. Soft covers, stapled. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.

Short history & fleet list.

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

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

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

18138
DE DURANTI de LIRONCOURT, M.
INSTRUCTION ELEMENTAIRE ET RAISONNEE SUR LA CONSTRUCTION - PRATIQUE DES VAISSEAUX en forme de dictionnaire
$40.00 AUD

Editions Omega. Nice. c. 1990? Facsimile reprint of the 1771 original. XXXII, 272 PP, plus large folded table loosely inserted. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover, gilt title "Construction-Pratique des Vaisseaux" on spine. French text. Fine. 20.2 x 13.5.

Dictionary giving all information & instructions necessary for building ships.

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

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

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

48473
du CANE, Peter
HIGH-SPEED SMALL CRAFT
$25.00 AUD

Temple. London. 1951. 1st Ed. X, 278 PP with 139 figures in text (23 b/w photos) plus 18 plates with 27 b/w photos. Fp: 73 ft. motor torpedo boat. FEP: Sectional drawing of a M.T.B. REP: Sectional drawing of Jet-propelled Bluebird. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (faded), price-clipped dust jacket is rubbed and soiled around edges with a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. A little light foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 15.5.

Types, stability, seaworthiness and manoeuvrability... propelling, record breakers..

17645
DUNMORE, John (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF JEAN-FRANCOIS DE GALAUP DE LA PEROUSE 1785-1788 - Volume I
$30.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1994. 1st Ed., Volume 179 in the Second series. CCXL, 232 PP plus 10 plates of illustrations & maps. Fp: View of Port des Français. Cloth cover, dj a little rubbed. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0904180387

The expedition: background, participants, the ships, the instructions... then the Journal (56 pages) from Brest (August 1785) to Manilla Bay (February, 1787).

21812
DUNN, Laurence
BRITISH PASSENGER LINERS
$5.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. Southampton. 1959. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 87 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.3 x 12.5.

From the Anchor Line to the Union-Castle Line.

73902
DUNN, Laurence
SHIP RECOGNITION, Merchant Ships
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1961. 3rd edition, revised and reset. 132 PP with ships' silhouettes & b/w photos. Hard cover, no dust jacket. Faint foxing. Very good. Image shows title page. Oblong: 12.5 x 19.

19530
DUNN, Laurence (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1976. Revised reprint of the 1970 original. 160 PP with 150 b/w illustrations. (drawings, paintings, photos). Fp: The Great Tea Race of 1866. Hard cover, dj. Very good. Oblong: 12.2 x 17.5. 0706312155

All types of shipping, from oar propelled Greek galley to container ship.

69328
EDGECOMBE, Jean
FLINDERS ISLAND and Eastern Bass Strait
$15.00 AUD

Edgekirk. Sydney. 1986. 1st paperback edition. IX, 159 PP with b/w illust. (maps & plans, draw. & photos) plus 8 pages with 20 colour photos. FEP: Chart of Southern Furneaux Is. by M. Flinders. REP: Chart of Bass Strait, 1806. Pictorial card covers. Front cover with light creases. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 20.8 x 14.6. 1862527849

Discovery & exploration, sealers.. The Furneaux Group and the group of islands South of Wilson's Promontory.

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

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

From abalone and abyssal zone to whales and whaling.

10477
FLETCHER, Daina
AKARANA
$10.00 AUD

Beagle Press / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 1991. 1st Ed. 72 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 21. 0947349049

The bicentennial gift from the New Zealand people to the Australian people: A yacht built in New Zealand 1888.

14514
FLOWER, R. & JONES, M. W.
LLOYD'S OF LONDON - An Illustrated History
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 21.5. 0715366866

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

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

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

History & details of ships.

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

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

History & fleet list of this major German shipping company.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14419
HARDY, A. C.
THE BOOK OF THE SHIP - An Exhaustive Pictorial and Factual Survey of World Ships, Shipping, and Shipbuilding
$80.00 AUD

London. 1949? Sampson Low, Marston. 1st Ed. 36 adv., 322, 10 adv. PP with b/w illust. (photos, maps, tables). Fp: "The Ship". Cloth cover, gilt decoration on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Top and bottom of spine speckled, lower part of back cover, worn on 3 cm, dust jacket with small pieces missing. Still an excellent copy of a scarce book. 27.2 x 20.8.

A lavishly illustrated survey of ships & shipping data at the end of the 1940's.

14580
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 21: PORT LINE, with CORRY, ROYDEN, TYSER and MILBURN
$35.00 AUD

Author. London. 1991. 1st Ed., No. 21 in Merchant Fleets series. 90 PP with 90 profile drawings to scale. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0946378185

Story of the James P. Corry, Thomas B. Royden, G.D. Tyser & William Milburn which combined to form the Commonwealth & Dominion Line, then the renowned Port Line.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

21472
HOSKING, R. O. (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF TANKERS AND SUPERTANKERS
$5.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 1 map of BP's Shipping Routes, 1 cut-away drawing of a supertanker, 1 painting and 130 bw photos. Fp: Small Mediterranean coastal sailing ship carrying wine and oil. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Name of previous owner at top of first 3 pages and some marginal ticks or relevant comments. Still a very good copy. Oblong: 11.8 x 16.5. 0706314964

Details of over 100 different types of tankers with photos & technical background.

15890
HOYT, Edwin P.
AMERICAN STEAMBOAT STORIES
$10.00 AUD

Abelard-Schuman. New York. 1966. 1st ed. 128 PP with 10 b/w illustrations by Ann Grifalconi. Fp. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 21.8 x 14.5.

History & story-telling of steamboating in America since the 17th Century with Robert Fulton.

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

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

The history of Hillerström's Helsingborg.

16122
KEATING, Bern
THE NORTHWEST PASSAGE, From the Mathew to the Manhattan: 1497 to 1969
$10.00 AUD

Rand McNally. Chicago. 1970. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 11 b/w illust. & 56 colour illust. (1 map, 1 chart, 8 engravings & 46 photos). Fp: Woman who lives in the sun. Cloth cover, gilt-decorated front, gilt title on spine, dj (lightly rubbed). Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28.5 x 23.5.

From John Cabot on the Mathew to the 80 day voyage of the Esso tanker/icebreaker reinforced Manhattan.

16676
KIPLING, Rudyard
A FLEET IN BEING, Notes of Two Trips with the Channel Squadron
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1916. Reprint of 1898 original. (4), 84 PP. Decorated cloth cover (water damage stain on top half & on top of pages not affecting text) light foxing of edges, renewed endpapers, o/wise good. 19.5 x 13.

18014
LAGENDIJK, A.
SCHEEPVAART, Van de Lage Landen, Passagiersschepen op Afrika en Latijns Amerika
$10.00 AUD

Uitgevers Wyt. Rotterdam. 1978. 1st Ed. 124 PP with b/w photos throughout & fleet lists. Pictorial soft cover. Dutch text. Very good. 20.5 x 14. 906007601X

18015
LAGENDIJK, A.
SCHEEPVAART, Van de Lage Landen, Passagiersschepen in het Noordatlantisch Vaargebied
$10.00 AUD

Uitgevers Wyt. Rotterdam. 1976. 1st Ed. 96 PP with b/w photos throughout & fleet lists. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Dutch text. 20.5 x 14. 906007601X

16077
LANGMUIR, Graham E. & SOMNER, Graeme
A HISTORY OF WILLIAM SLOAN & COMPANY LTD
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 12 PP with 5 b/w illustrations (4 photos and 1 advertisement). Stapled wrappers. Near fine. 21.2 x 13.7.

Short history & fleet list.

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

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

History & fleet list.

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

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

19650
LONEY, J. K.
VICTORIAN SHIPWRECKS, All Wrecks in Victorian Waters and Bass Strait, Including King Island and the Kent Group
$10.00 AUD

The Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1971. 1st Ed. 10, (III), 177 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illust. FEP: Key to locations on the Victorian Coast & Inland Waters. REP: 4 location maps (mahogany ship, obsolete vessels..). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips and in a protective sleeve, otherwise near fine. 24.8 x 15.8. 725600454

18829
LONEY, Jack
WRECKERS, SMUGGLERS AND PIRATES, In South Eastern Australian Waters
$15.00 AUD

Marine History. Portarlington. 1989. 1st Ed. VI, 106 PP with 4 maps & 80 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Spine is sunned, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 17.8. 0909191395

20800
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS ON THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST
$20.00 AUD

Oceans Enterprises. Yarram. 1993. 1st Ed. 166, (12 Indexes) PP with 56 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 15. 0646110810

19486
MacKENZIE, Margaret E.
SHIPWRECKS, Being the Historical Account of Shipwrecks along the Victorian Coast from Cape Otway to Port Fairy 1836-1914
$10.00 AUD

National Press. Melbourne. 1964. 3rd Ed. 136 PP, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w illust. including 1 map on double-page. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.

From the Mahogany Ship to the Falls of Halladale.

21966
MacKENZIE, Margaret E.
SHIPWRECKS - Being the Historical Account of Shipwrecks along the Victorian Coast from Peterborough to Cape Otway 1843-1914
$5.00 AUD

National Press. Melbourne. 1954. 1st Ed. 86 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Signature on half title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 19 x 12.5.

Wrecks of the Joanna, Marie Gabrielle, Eric the Red, Falls of Halladale, ... The original edition.

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

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

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

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

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

21364
MEAD, Tom
EMPIRE OF STRAW - The Dynamic Rise and Disastrous Fall of Dashing Colonial Tycoon Benjamin Boyd
$20.00 AUD

Dolphin Books. Sydney. 1994. 1st Ed. VIII, 286 PP (2 adv.) with 1 map & 3 portraits, 3 tail-pieces & 3 b/w illust. in text plus 8 pages with 8 colour plates & 16 pages with 16 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.5. 9780909089047

With the money of the Royal Bank of Australia, Boyd became a grazier, built a city at Twofold Bay, started a coastal trade and had 9 sailing ships for deap sea fishing. To refloat his empire, he went gold-digging in California and wanted to become a South Pacific Raj.

16695
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
EAST COAST CORVETTE
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. Melbourne. 1943. 1st Australian edition. 80 PP, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w photos. Fp: A modern corvette. Card cover. Spine sunned, traces of glue on front cover. Very good. 18.5 x 12.

Collection of notes taken while on coastal patrol or convoy duty.

18489
MOTOR BOAT
THE MOTOR BOAT AND YACHTING MANUAL
$20.00 AUD

Temple Press. London. 1960. 16th edition of the 1907 original. VII, (1), 432 PP with 233 fig. (72 b/w photos). FEP: Sectional Drawing of a Thornycroft 42 ft. REP: Donald Campbell's Jet-propelled hydroplane Bluebird. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with a few small chips). Contents neear fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Design and construction, practical boat building.... handling yachts and motor boats, cruising equipment...

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

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

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

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

History & fleet lists.

17122
PARSONS, Ronald
THE PORT OF MARYBOROUGH
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Magill, S.A. 1984. Revised edition of the 1976 original. IV, 102 PP with 9 b/w illustrations, plus 6 pages with 10 b/w photos. Title page: Schooner Fearless. Stapled typescript. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.5. 0909428349

17123
PARSONS, Ronald
THE PORT OF MARYBOROUGH
$15.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1976. 1st Ed. VI, 118 PP, plus 1 folded map of Maryborough plus 14 pages with b/w illustrations (1 painting, 3 drawings and 15 photos. Pictorial card cover. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. Oblong: 16.5 x 20.5. 090941808X

17140
PARSONS, Ronald
SHIPS OF YORKE PENINSULA
$10.00 AUD

Railmac. Adelaide. 1984. 1st Ed. 24 PP with 13 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover (Map of Yorke Peninsula on back) with a small rub at top. Signature of previus owner on inside front cover, o/wise contents are fine. 21.5 x 15. 0949817406

Sub-title: The development of passenger/cargo shipping services to Yorke Peninsula Ports in both Spencer and St. Vincent Gulfs.

18510
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Four
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Murray Bridge, SA. 1987. Revised edition of the 1977 original (Vol. 3, part 2). (2), 301-394 PP. Stapled typescript. Soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.6. 0909418098

Amendments to lists in earlier volumes and continuing the lists of shipowners operating to or from Newcastle and the Hunter Valley districts.

38265
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Volume Three: NEWCASTLE (Part: 1)
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Magill, SA. 1975. 1st Ed. (2), IV, 200-300 c, (5 Index) PP. Stapled typescript. Soft cover. A few marks on covers, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 16.2 x 20.6. 0909418055

Amendments to lists in previous volumes followed by shipowners operating to or from Newcastle and the Hunter Valley.

50526
PARSONS, Ronald
YORKE PENINSULA SHIPPING
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Murray Bridge, S.A. c. 2004. Reprint of the 1998 edition (original of 1976). 2, 26 PP, plus 5 pages with 6 b/w photos. Stapled typescript. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 21 x15. 0909418624

The development of passenger cargo shipping services to Yorke Peninsula ports in both Spencer & St. Vincent Gulfs.

30279
PHILLIPS, Peter
RIVER BOAT DAYS on the Murray, Darling, Murrumbidgee
$25.00 AUD

Lansdowne. Melbourne. 1972. 1st edition. 132 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Covers with light wear and dust jacket has a repaired tear on rear and is in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous ower on FFEP, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 25.5 x 29.5. 701800461

Paddle wheelers, steam wheelers, their builders, the wool trade, snagging boats, fishing boats, etc...

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

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

16601
POPE, Elizabeth & McDONALD Patricia
EXPLORING BETWEEN TIDEMARKS, An Introduction to Seashore Ecology
$10.00 AUD

Australian Museum. Sydney. 1968. 4th Ed. 48 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 18.5.

15886
RATHBONE, A.D. IV
ROMANCE OF THE SEA LANES, Shall We Scrap Our Merchant Marine?
$10.00 AUD

National Travel Club. New York. 1945. 1st Ed. 397 PP. Hard cover, gilt-decorated front, dj. Small stamp on FFEP, o/wise very good. 21 x 14.5.

Brief history of world shipping with a panorama of the U.S.A. industry & following its achievements in WWII: What future for Post-War development? Admiral Alfred T. Mahan: Sea power equals naval vessels plus bases plus merchant vessels.

16473
REVELLE, R., BULLARD, E. & al.
THE OCEAN
$10.00 AUD

A Scientific American Book / W.H. Freeman. San Francisco. 1969. Reprint of the September 1969 issue of Scientific American. 140 PP with b/wand colour illustrations. (maps, graphs, photos, line draw). Pictorial soft cover (slightly rubbed). Very good. 29.8 x 21.8. 071670997X

The ocean: origin, continental shelf, deep ocean floor, the ocean and Man.

17578
ROGERS, Stanley
HAZARDS OF THE DEEP
$20.00 AUD

W. H. Allen. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 222 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5.

Strange tales of ships that vanished including the Ferret on regular run Glasgow-Belfast, found as Gladys in Melbourne. The never completed voyage of the brig Australia on its way from Leith to Sydney, burnt South-west of Cape Town....

17544
SALTER, Harold
BASS STRAIT KETCHES
$40.00 AUD

St.David's Park Publishing. Hobart. 1991. 1st Ed. XI, 330 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, paintings, sketches ...). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 24.8 x 17.7. 0724625607

The activities of the mosquito fleet of ketches and schooners plying the waters of Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia.

16605
SCHLEE, Susan
THE EDGE OF AN UNFAMILIAR WORLD, A History of Oceanography
$10.00 AUD

E.P. Dutton. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. 398 PP with 8 maps, 25 figures & 56 photos of paintings in text. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped) Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0525096736

Oceanography with the Americans (Wilkes, Maury, Agassiz), the British (Darwin, Huxley, Wyville Thomson) the Monegasque (Prince Albert of Monaco), and 20th Century developments...

32797
SCHONKNECHT, R., LUSCH, J. et al. (editors)
SHIPS AND SHIPPING OF TOMORROW
$10.00 AUD

MacGregor Publications. London. 1983. 1st English edition of the 5th German edition of 1983, translated by R. C. Kahler. Foreword by Henri Kummerman. 240 PP with 182 figures: b/w & colour illustrations by Jochen Bertholdt. Eps: Types of ships. Cloth cover, decorated front cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears , o/wise fine. 26.5 x 23.5. 0906536014

Evolution of ships: larger, faster, cheaper. New developments in transport & shipping.

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..

21716
SEDGWICK, Stanley & SPRAKE, Raymond F.
LONDON & OVERSEAS FREIGHTERS LIMITED 1949-1977
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 70 b/w photos. Inside card cover: Founders of L.O.F. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.7 x 14. 0905617010

A short history & fleet list.

18022
SHAW SAVILL
CAPE TOWN, The Gateway to Southern Africa
$15.00 AUD

Shaw Savill Line. London. c. 1952. 15 PP with 6 photos and 2 maps. Soft cover. Name of former owner on first page, o/wise very good. Oblong: 14 x 20.

Short history & description of Cape Town issued for passengers going ashore.

16469
SILVERBERG, Robert
THE WORLD OF THE OCEAN DEPTHS
$5.00 AUD

World's Work Ltd. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 152 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patches. Very good. 23.5 x 13.5. 437746429

Life in the ocean depths & the story of research, past & present.

10853
SIMPER, Robert
SAIL - The Surviving Tradition
$10.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 161 PP with 142 b/w illust. (3 engravings, 139 photos). Fp: Aloft on the Barque Passat. Half-title page: Kruzenstern & Peking. FEP: The wooden kotter Wilhelmina, the steel klipper Aja and the steel tjalk Anna Roosje. REP: On board the barque Marques approaching Harwich. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851773176

The Golden Age of sail - Training under sail... Working sail.

21278
SMITH HARRIS, Charles Edward (editor)
FROM THE DEEP OF THE SEA - The Diary of Charles Edward Smith, Surgeon of the Whale-ship Diana, of Hull
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1977. 1st US edition of the 1922 original. XII, 288 PP with 2 maps and 13 tail pieces, plus 4 pages of sketches. Fp: Map of Baffin Bay and Davis Strait. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.3 x 14. 0870219324

Experiences of a surgeon on board a British steam whaler in Davis Strait 1866-67. Edited by his son.

15995
SOMNER, Graeme
BLAND GIBRALTAR
$10.00 AUD

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

History & fleet list.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

History & fleet details.

21105
STONEHOUSE, Bernard
NORTH POLE SOUTH POLE, A Guide to the Ecology and Resources of the Arctic and Antarctic
$15.00 AUD

Prion. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 216 PP with 3 graphs, 9 maps & b/w or colour illust. (4 charts, paintings, photos). Fp. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 23.2. 1853750565

Early & later explorers, life in polar seas, land animals & plants, polar politics, legislation & co-operation.

18528
SVENSSON, Sam
SAILS THROUGH THE CENTURIES
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1965. 1st US Ed. 116 PP with 68 illustrations by Gordon Macfie (1 figurehead, 7 b/w pen and ink, and 60 colour line drawings). Decorated hard cover. Fine. 19.2 x 18.8.

Various types of vessels and their historical backgrounds.

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

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

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

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

Brief history & fleet details.

18696
VILLIERS, Alan (compiler)
OF SHIPS AND MEN, A Personal Anthology
$15.00 AUD

Newnes. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 206 PP with 40 b/w illust. FEP: Deck of a square-rigger awash. REP: Deck of a cargo ship in rough seas. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket partly faded and with sellotape marks on the edges. Very good reading copy. 25.4 x 15.8.

18463
WILKES, Kenneth
PRACTICAL YACHT NAVIGATOR
$5.00 AUD

Nautical Books. London. 1987. 5th Ed. 208 PP with 124 fig. & 50 b/w photos in text. Fp: At sea, but where?. Pictorial laminated boards. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 20.5 x 19.5. 0713657006

A manual for the RYA Yachtmaster Certificate.

68283
WILKES, Kenneth
PRACTICAL YACHT NAVIGATOR
$5.00 AUD

Nautical Books. London. 1975. Reprint of the 1974 edition. 208 PP with 124 fig. & 50 b/w photos in text. Fp: Compass and Wind Direction... Hard cover, dj. Donation plate and Stamp of the "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society" on front endpaper and previous owner's name on inside front cover. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise contents near fine. 20.5 x 19. 0245524371

A manual for the RYA Yachtmaster Certificate.

16757
WILKINSON-LATHAM Robert
THE ROYAL NAVY 1790-1970
$10.00 AUD

Osprey. London. 1977. 1st Ed., in the Men-at-Arms series. 40 PP printed on 2 columns with 39 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with colour plates by G.A. Embleton. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24.7 x 18.2. 0850452481

Uniforms of the Royal Navy.

21536
WILLIAMS, Peter J. & SERLE, Roderick
WRECKS OF PORT PHILLIP
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Historical Productions. Melbourne. 1964. 1st edition. (8), 94 PP with 2 tail-pieces & 38 b/w illustrations (2 maps, 13 paintings & 23 photos). Hard cover, dj. Stamp of bookseller at lower part of front endpaper. Dust jacket chipped. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.2.

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

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

Brief history & details of the fleet.