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16183
ANDERSON, R.G.W.
THE MARINER'S ASTROLABE, An Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh
$30.00 AUD

Royal Scottish Museum. Edinburgh. 1972. (2), 36, (2), with 12 b/w photos. Card covers. Near fine. Scarce. Oblong: 18.6 x 24.6.

Catalogue produced during an exhibition held from 19 August to 29 September 1972, at the time of the Second Congress on the History of Oceanography.

18202
ANDERSON, Virginia B.
MARITIME MYSTIC
$10.00 AUD

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

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

15852
ANDREWS, Graeme
A LOG OF GREAT AUSTRALIAN SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1980. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little sunned with a few chips. An otherwise near fine copy. Oblong: 18.5 x 26. 0589502026

150 famous ships which played a vital role in the development of Australia.

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

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

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

21127
BAILEY, Alfred M. & SORENSEN, J.H.
SUBANTARCTIC CAMPBELL ISLAND
$60.00 AUD

Denver Museum of Natural History. Denver. 1962. 1st Ed. (6), 305 PP with 1 location map , 1 map, and 230 b/w photos. Original covers, gilt title on front cover and a dulled spine. Fine. 26 x 18.5.

Proceedings No.10 of the Denver Museum of Natural History which followed their 1958 expedition to this island. History, expeditions, geology, flora & fauna..

75040
BAIRD, Duncan
Passions... SAILING - Dream Places you'd Rather Be
$25.00 AUD

Duncan Baird Publishers. London. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Brian Steel. 112 PP with 50 colour photos (29 on double page). Laminated pictorial hard covers. Fine (as new condition). Small format: Oblong: 11.7 x 13.8. 0781844633368

14600
BALLANDE, Henri
LE PREMIER CAP-HORNIER
$20.00 AUD

Editions du Pen-Duick / Ouest-France. Paris. 1989. 1st Ed. 115 PP, plus 16 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 23 x 15.4. 2737304539

Voyage of discovery on board Eendracht, by her ship-owner Lemaire and her captain Willem Schouten between 1615 & 1617 to round the Horn. Discovery of Futuna (or Horn) Island...

21678
BATESON, Charles
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS - Including Vessels wrecked en route to or from Australia, and some strandings, Volume One: 1622-1850
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1972. 1st Ed. 267 PP with 42 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.7. 0589071122

18389
BOWEN, John (Editor)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT 40 - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 40
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1982. Issue No. 40, June 1982. 72 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 24 x 18.5. 0851772315

Contents include: Eye of the Wind, Part 1, HMS Tartar (1755), An English Herring Buss of 1750, Early Swivel Guns, ...

17216
BOWEN, John (Edit.)
MODEL SHIPWRIGHT - A Quarterly Journal of Ships and Ship Models - Number 10
$15.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1974. December 1974. P.95-192 with b/w illust. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 21.5 x 18.5. 851770827

Contents include: Steam Tug Seaway, HMS Spey: Warship Modelling in Plastic, Part 1, HMS General Wolfe, Sea going Galleys of the Pharaohs, ...

18214
BREWINGTON, M. V.
SHIPCARVERS OF NORTH AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Barre Publishing Co. Barr, Mass. 1962. 1st Ed. XIV, 173 PP with 134 b/w plates, with appendices including a bibliography and a list of American shipcarvers. Fp (in colour): Pocahontas, attributed to William Rush, ca.1800-20. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A near fine copy. 27.2 x 19.

The development of this art in the 18th and 19th Century and its practioners in Canada and the United States. Beautiful figureheads, sterns, billet heads, etc.. A scarce title.

21273
BREWINGTON, M. V. & Dorothy
KENDALL WHALING MUSEUM PAINTINGS
$70.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass. 1965. 1st Ed. [XII], 137 PP, with 150 b/w illust. & 12 full-page colour plates. Fp (in colour): Whaling in the Northern Ice Sea. Red cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine condition. 29 x 21.2.

Catalogue of paintings, drawings and other pictorial material held at the museum. Classified by nationality of the scene or vessel: Dutch, British, Japanese, American, ...

19057
CABLE, Boyd
A HUNDRED YEAR HISTORY OF THE P. & O. 1837-1937, Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company
$65.00 AUD

Ivor Nicholson and Watson. London. 1937. 1st Ed. X, 289 PP with 10 pages of silhouette sketches, plus 18 plates on full page (12 colour, 6 b/w). Fp (in colour): Armorial Bearings of the P & O. Eps: Maps of P & O routes. Original cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. "Compliments" slip tipped in on preliminary page. Remnants of sellotape on top of half title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 24 x 19.

15698
[CAPTAIN COOK]
THE OPENING UP OF THE PACIFIC - An Exhibition in Honour of James Cook
$10.00 AUD

Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 1970. 1st Ed. 32 PP on glossy paper with 2 colour and 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24.2 x 22.2. 0724099972

Catalogue of 328 items in an exhibition held between 6 April - 5 September 1970, at the time of the Bicentenary of the discovery of Australia's East Coast by Captain Cook.

71512
CHISHOLM, Jocelyn
BRIND OF THE BAY OF ISLANDS, Some Readings & Notes of Thirty Years in the Life of a Whaling Captain
$50.00 AUD

Author. Wellington. 1979. First limited edition of 400 copies and signed by the author on half-title page. 92 PP plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illust. Fp: Silhouette of Capt. W.D. Brind. Eps: Plan of Korakera. Gilt-engraved hard cover. A little light foxing around edges and top outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 25.5 x 15.5. 0473000261

Captain Brind commanded the whaling ships Cumberland (1819-1822), Asp (1822-24), Emily (1825-1828), Toward Castle (1828-1835), then the Narwhal (1836-1840).

31920
COLE, Allan B.
YANKEE SURVEYORS IN THE SHOGUN'S SEAS, Records of the United States Surveying Expedition to the North Pacific Ocean, 1853-1856
$20.00 AUD

Greenwood. New York. 1968. Reprint of the 1947 original. 161 PP with 1 map & 3 drawings, plus 4 pages with portrait of Commander John Rodgers and 2 charts. Cloth cover. Fine. Image shows title-page. 22 x 14.5.

19677
DALRYMPLE, Alexander
AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERIES MADE IN THE SOUTH PACIFICK OCEAN
$150.00 AUD

Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 1996. No. 3 in the Australian Maritime series. Reissue of the 1767 original with a foreword by Dr. Kevin Fewster of the A.N.M.M. and an essay by Dr. Andrew Cook of the British Library. Limited edition of 950 copies. 47, (IV), XXXI, plus a large folded chart of the South Pacifick Ocean), 103 PP plus 6 large folded plates at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of Alexander Dalrymple by John Thomas Seton. Hand bound in quarter midnight blue Scottish calf with marbled papered sides. Gilt title on black vignette on spine. Near fine. 21.7 x 13.2. 1875567135

An account of the discoveries made in the South Pacific Ocean previous to 1764, containing: a geographical description of places, an examination of the conduct of the discoverers in the tracks they pursued, investigation of what may be further expected.

19363
DARROCH, Vin
BARQUE POLLY WOODSIDE (Rona)
$20.00 AUD

Lowden Publishing. Kilmore, Vic. 1978. 1st Ed. XXIV, 141 PP plus 40 pages with 67 b/w illust. (plans, maps, photos). Hard cover, dust jacket. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise fine. 22 x 14. 0909706638

Her history: as a barque, as a windjammer, in port as a coal hulk and lastly, as a floating museum.

16441
DEACON, G. E. R. (editor)
OCEANS - An Atlas-History of Man's Exploration of the Deep
$15.00 AUD

Paul Hamlyn. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 297 PP with b/w & colour illust. (maps, plans, photos,..). illustrated title-page. Eps: Shells. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 28.5 x 21.5.

Contains contributions by distinguished authorities including: Men against the Sea by Edward Shackleton, Life in the Sea by Maurice Burton, Sunken Cities and Forgotten Wrecks by H.C. Flemming... Oceanography (currents, food chain, ..)

20545
DEAYTON, Alistair
STEAM SHIPS OF EUROPE
$10.00 AUD

Conway. London. 1988. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w photos plus 16 pages with 35 colour photos. Fp: Blidosund at Svartloga. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 27.5 x 20.5. 0815774784

An illustrated guide to veteran passenger vessels: their routes & areas of operation, profiles of passengers...

15565
DU PETIT-THOUARS, Abel
VOYAGE OF THE VENUS: Sojourn in California
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1996. Limited reprint (500 copies) of the 1956 edition by Glen Dawson, Los Angeles. XII, 115 PP plus 10 full-page b/w plates. Fp. Eps. Gilt-engraved cloth cover & spine. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 20 x 14. 0877705542

Excerpt from Voyage Autour du Monde sur la Frégate Venus pendant les années 1836-1839. Comprises P. 77 to 164 of Volume II published in 1841 covering the visit to Monterey and the voyage down the coast of Lower California before calling at Mazatlan.

64112
DUFF, Peter (Editor)
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1962
$20.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1963. 1st Ed., Volume XI, 1963. 184 PP with tables & bw illust. (photos & plans). Fp: "Savannah", the world's first nuclear-powered cargo/passenger vessel. Hard cover, gilt title on sunned spine, top edge tinted. Neat stamp of Maritime Museum of Tasmania Inc. on endpapers, otherwise contents are near fine. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.

18857
EDMONDS, Dr. Carl
DANGEROUS MARINE ANIMALS OF THE INDO-PACIFIC REGION
$10.00 AUD

Wedneil Publications. Melbourne. c. 1975. 1st Ed. VI, 235 PP with colour photos & location maps for each species. Title-page: Surgeonfish. Pictorial boards, dj. Dust jacket has a few marks or creases. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 16. 0909853487

Marine animals which bite, sting and are poisonous to eat (toxic). First aid and medical treatment.

59093
FINKEL, George
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK PORTFOLIO / JAMES COOK, The First Voyage, 1768-1771
$20.00 AUD

The Sun-Herald & Shoalhaven Paper Mill / The Wiggins Teape Australia Group. Sydney. 1970. Decorated folder containing booklet of 32 PP with b/w or colour illustrations, folded ship's plan with 2 inserts, folded map of Tahiti with 2 inserts and one folded French map of the world with 3 inserts. Small seller's stamp on inside of folder cover, otherwise near fine. Format - folder: 37 x 23.5. & booklet: 29.7 x 22.

21285
FORSTER, Honore (compiler)
THE SOUTH SEA WHALER - An Annotated Bibliography...
$30.00 AUD

Kendall Whaling Museum. Sharon, Mass. 1985. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP. Fp: South Sea Whaling by W.E. Norton. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26 x 17.5. 0937854220

... bibliography of published historical, literary and art material relating to whaling in the Pacific Ocean in the nineteenth century.

21340
FRANCIS, Daniel
A HISTORY OF WORLD WHALING
$15.00 AUD

Viking. Markham, Ontario. 1990. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 45 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5. 067082447X

From the beginnings with the Basque whalers of the Bay of Biscay, to the modern whaling & the IWC moratorium & the arrival of Greenpeace on the whaling scene. Whaling in paradise, in the Arctic, the Antarctic & the Sea of Cortez.

20670
GIBBS, Jim
DISASTER LOG OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. c. 1978. 3rd Bonanza reprint (c) of the 1971 original. 176 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: Passenger liner La Jenelle before & after her shipwreck. Hard cover, cloth spine, dust jacket has a few ships. Faint foxing. Very good. 27.2 x 21. 0517169827

A pictorial story of shipwrecks along the West Coast of North America, from the Mexican border to Alaska.

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

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

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

15701
GRAY, William R.
VOYAGES TO PARADISE: Exploring in the Wake of Captain Cook
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1981. 1st Ed. 216 PP with colour illust. (maps & photos). Hard cover, dj. Very good. 26 x 18. 0870442848

18207
HENDERSON, Richard
THE RACING-CRUISER
$15.00 AUD

Reilly & Lee. Chicago. 1970. 2nd Printing. (10), 213 PP with 117 figures (plans, and sketch plans) by the author. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. 28.5 x 22.2. 713612630

Selecting, equipping, tuning and racing sailing cruisers. From aerodynamics of the hull to accommodation, safety, tactics and strategy in racing.

16126
HERBERT, Wally
THE NOOSE OF LAURELS - The Discovery of the North Pole
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 395 PP with 10 maps & diagrams, plus 16 pages with 49 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Ageing of paper around the edges, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.2. 0340412763

A compelling portrait of the US explorer Peary, the first to reach the North Pole and his obsessive craving for fame.

16031
HILDER, Brett
NAVIGATOR IN THE SOUTH SEAS
$25.00 AUD

Percival Marshall. London. 1961. 1st Ed. (6), 232 PP with many illust. by the author. Ep: Map of the South West Pacific by the author. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped), top edge tinted. Dust jacket with a few rubs/chips and in a protective sleeve. Near fine. 23.2 x 16.

Until his death in 1981, Captain Hilder sailed the various South Pacific archipelagoes and the Indonesian islands. His first years at sea & his WWII years.

17850
HURST, A.A.
THE MUSIC OF FIVE OCEANS
$15.00 AUD

Hennel Locke. London. 1960. 1st UK Ed. 160 PP, plus 14 pages with 23 b/w photos. Fp: a contrast in school-ships. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.2.

Some of the epic voyages under sail. Also, sea-lore, mythology, superstition and curious experiences.

72298
INGRAM, C.W.N.
NEW ZEALAND SHIPWRECKS 1795-1982
$60.00 AUD

Reed. Wellington. 1984. 6th (Revised. & Enlarged), (4), 491 PP plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Rigs of sailing vessels. Cloth cover with pictorial dust jacket (by W.W. Stewart) A fine copy. Scarce. 24.8 x 19. 0589015109

An epic account of disasters on the coast of New Zealand.

16352
JENNINGS, P.S. & BOSEK, D.
SHIPWRECKS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Group. London. 1994. Revised and updated edition of the 1992 original. 80 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover with dj (front: The Tempest, rear: Wreck of Argo Merchant). Fp: Wreck of Herald of Free Enterprise. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30 x 23. 1858410436

True stories of all the famous sea disasters: fire, collision, stranding & sinking.

16443
KAY, Gordon
THE TROPICAL MARINE FISH SURVIVAL MANUAL, A Comprehensive Family-by-Family Guide to Keeping Tropical Marine Aquarium Fish
$15.00 AUD

New Burlington Books. London. 1995. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. (distribution maps, photos, ..). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 20. 1853488100

Directory of 33 fish families, covering 109 different species. Trouble-shooting section for diagnosing and treating common diseases.

21653
KENDALL, F. R.
DEAREST MOTHER - Extracts from the Letters of F. R. Kendall
$5.00 AUD

P&O Cruises & Good Books Publications. London. 1987. 1st Ed. Introduction by Brian MacDonald. 48 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (front: William Fawcett, 1828 / back: Canberra 1987). Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0946555060

Commemorative booklet published for the 150th anniversary of the creation of The Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Company. Franklin Kendall had 50 years of service with P & O and during that time, he travelled extensively, writing regularly to his mother. This booklet contains extracts from the 78 letters he wrote, each commencing with the words Dearest Mother. They reflect the early days of P. & O.

15566
KENDRICK, John & INGLIS, Robin
VOYAGES DES LUMIERES, Malaspina & Galiano sur la Côte Nord Ouest 1791-1792
$15.00 AUD

Vancouver Maritime Museum. Vancouver. 1991. 1st French edition. (2), 81 PP with 57 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0969522118

Historical presentation of the Malaspina expedition and catalogue of the exhibition commemorating its bicentennial: Spain and the Pacifc, Malaspina on the Northwest Coast, scientific and artistic heritage, ...

18350
KIM, H. Edward
A 14TH CENTURY CARGO MAKES PORT AT LAST [in National Geographic Magazine]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1979. Volume 156, No 2, August 1979. Includes article from P.230 to 243. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

The wreck of a 14th century Chinese sea-going vessel of Sinan on the South Western coast of Korea.

18205
LEFEBURE, Nadine
MARINS CELEBRES
$10.00 AUD

Editions du Pen Duick. Paris. 1982. 1st Ed. 203 PP, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial card cover. Lower corner of front cover with a crease. French text. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.1. 2855130670

Noteable Seamen: from Amerigo Vespucci to Captain Wallis.

22580
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
LES VELINS DE CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR (Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre)
$35.00 AUD

Muséum du Havre / Municipalité de Sainte-Adresse. Le Havre. 1996. 1st Ed. Foreword by Dr. Pierre Baubion. No pagination, 92 PP with 2 b/w illust., 4 maps & 40 colour plates (37 on full page) on superior glossy paper. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Text in French. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.

Catalogue of an exhibition commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of this French naturalist. Charles-Alexandre Lesueur was one of the scientists attached to the Baudin expedition of discovery to Australia and renowned for his drawings and watercolours of natural life in Australia, Indonesia, Mauritius and South Africa.

16810
MACINTYRE, Donald
FAMOUS FIGHTING SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & 19 colour illust. Title-page: HMS Warspite. Eps: Trafalgar, surrender of Redoutable. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 15. 0600354865

Stories of 10 ships and their commanders. From the Revenge of Drake to the USS Enterprise... Redoutable (France), Mikasa (Japan), Scharnhorst (Germany),..

16854
MACINTYRE, Donald & BATHE, Basil W.
THE MAN-OF-WAR
$15.00 AUD

Methuen. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 273 PP with b/w & colour illust. (photos, paintings,...) & many colour drawings by the Tre Tryckare artists. Fp: Austrian super-dreadnought Viribus Unitis. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. Oblong: 25.2 x 27.5.

From the Greek trireme and the Viking longboat, to the modern warship.

18213
MALONEY, Richard C.
FIFTY NOTABLE SHIP PORTRAITS AT MYSTIC SEAPORT
$15.00 AUD

Marine Historical Association. Mystic, Conn. 1963. 1st Ed. Publication No.41. (12), 63 PP with 51 illust. (1 colour, 50 b/w). Fp (in colour): The 74-Gun ship America. Endpiece: Ship W.R. Grace. Card cover, spine faded. Very good. 25.5 x 17.8.

Glimpse of US maritime past as revealed by many well-known artists (James E. Buttersworth, James Wilson, Antonio Jacobsen, ..) and others.

20334
MANNING, Captain T.D.
THE BRITISH DESTROYER
$15.00 AUD

Putnam. London. 1961. 1st Ed. 148 PP, plus 70 pages with 1 plan and 135 b/w photos. Fp: Hornet and Diamond on their trials. Cloth cover. Some speckling around edges and spine of covers. Internally contents fine. 25.4 x 19.5.

Their names, builders, development. The various classes: River, Tribals, G, H, I,... V, W... Weapon, Hunt, ..

19424
MARX, Robert F. & Jenifer
THE SEARCH FOR SUNKEN TREASURE - Exploring the World's Great Shipwrecks
$20.00 AUD

Random House. Sydney. 1993. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP profusely illustrated with mostly colour photos. Fp: A diver with a pot recovered form a sixth-century Etruscan shipwreck. Title page: A Chinese ocean-going trading ship. Half title page: Gold and silver coins washed ashore off the Panama coast. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0091828147

The discovery of famous wrecks from around the world, the HMS Bounty, the Andrea Doria, the Titanic and the Mary Rose, etc.. Salvage operations and recovery of artifacts, many of them priceless pieces of jewellery, pottery, coins...

16317
McCANN, Leonard G.
THE HONORABLE COMPANY'S BEAVER
$10.00 AUD

Vancouver Museum. Vancouver, B.C. 1980. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 61 b/w illustrations (facsimile of documents, photos, ..). Pictorial card covers a little foxed, o/wise near fine. 28 x 21.5.

Life of the little paddle-wheeler Beaver which operated on the waters of the Pacific coast of Northwest America. Built in 1835 for the Hudson's Bay Company and wrecked in July 1888, at the entrance of Vancouver Harbour.

14819
McGUINNESS, Rory
AUSTRALIA'S GIANT PEARLS, Treasures of Surpassing Beauty, the World's Biggest Cultured Pearls Come from the Waters off our North Coast [in Australian Geographic, No. 35, 1994]
$15.00 AUD

Australian Geographic. Sydney. 1994. Issue 35, July-September 1994. 10th Anniversary Commemorative Issue. Contains article pages 40 to 61 with 1 b/w photo and 34 colour illustrations (1 map and 33 photos), plus a folded plate in colour "The making of an Australian pearl". Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

21466
McNAB, Robert
THE OLD WHALING DAYS - A History of Southern New Zealand from 1830 to 1840
$20.00 AUD

Golden Press. Auckland. 1975. Reprint of the 1913 original, in the New Zealand Classics series. XIII, 508 PP. Hard cover, dj. Paper ageing around edges, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.5. 0855584327

The competition between French, American and British whalers for the sperm whale.

14175
MILLER, William H.
MODERN CRUISE SHIPS, 1965-1990: A Photographic Record
$15.00 AUD

Dover Publications. New York. 1992. 1st Ed. XI, 130 PP with 184 illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 22.5. 0486267539

Pictorial survey of over 100 cruise ships from the Queen of Bermuda to the Sovereign of the Seas.

34510
MILLER, William H.
THE LAST BLUE WATER LINERS
$15.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 224 PP with numerous b/w illust. Fp: The Arcadia at Suva, Fiji. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0851774008

A stimulating, factual & nostalgic account of the post-war era of intercontinental liner traffic.

18216
MILLS, John (editor)
THE UFFA FOX BOOK OF SAILING
$20.00 AUD

Longacre. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. throughout. Fp: Uffa Fox. Hard cover, dj. A very good clean copy. 26.8 x 20.5.

History, sailing & racing, seamanship, safety at sea,... Includes a chapter on the language of the sea and an extensive list of the sailing & yacht clubs in the British Isles (with their burgees).

40212
MILLS, John (editor)
THE UFFA FOX BOOK OF SAILING
$15.00 AUD

Longacre. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illust. throughout. Fp: Uffa Fox. Hard cover, dj. Top of dust jacket creased and with a small piece missing. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 26.8 x 20.5.

History, sailing & racing, seamanship, safety at sea,... Includes a chapter on the language of the sea and an extensive list of the sailing & yacht clubs in the British Isles (with their burgees).

15637
MOLLAT, Michel
LES EXPLORATEURS DU XIIIè AU XVIè SIECLE, Premiers Regards sur des Mondes Nouveaux
$20.00 AUD

Editions du C.T.H.S. / Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques. Paris. 1992. 1st Ed. No. 9 in the C.T.H.S. Format series. 258 PP with 8 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Spine lightly sunned, faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 18.5 x 12. 2735502511

Land routes in Asia (towards Cathay), in Africa (Ibn Batoutah ...). Sea discoveries around Africa, towards India, to America & circumnavigation up to the 16th century.

18408
MORRIS, Keith, ROWLANDS, Peter
EXPLORING SHIPWRECKS
$15.00 AUD

Artists House. London. 1993. Reprint of 1980 edition. 192 PP with b/w & col. illust. Laminated pictorial boards, dust jacket with a few chips/closed tears. Stamp of the Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum at top of title-page, o/wise contents near fine. 27.8 x 22.2. 0861341074

Describes seven very different wreck sites: Mediterranean, Red Sea, Caribbean, Orkney Is., The Great Lakes, off Bermuda & Truk Lagoon.

16660
MOUNTBATTEN, Earl of Burma
MOUNTBATTEN - Eighty Years in Pictures
$10.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 224 PP with 23 colour illust, 4 cartoons, and 266 b/w photos. Half-title page: Crest. Eps: Genealogical trees. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 19. 0333265580

Photographic biography: Royal Navy years (on HMS Renown, to Australia and the Pacific, Captain of HMS Kelly in WWII), ... Viceroy of India,...

75831
MUDIE, Ian
RIVERBOATS
$20.00 AUD

Rigby Ltd. Adelaide. 1963. 3rd impression of the 1961 original. 240 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illust. Eps: The Rivers Basin. Hard cover, decoration on front cover, dj. Small hand-written number and initials at top of FFEP, otherwise a neear fine copy. 22 x 14.

Story of the paddle steamers which ran 4000 miles of the rivers of the Murray-Darling Basin and of their Rivermen.

20333
NANCE, R. Morton
SAILING-SHIP MODELS, A Selection from European and American Collections with Introductory text by ..
$40.00 AUD

Halton & Company. London. 1949. Revised edition of the 1924 original. VI, 82 PP with 3 head-pieces, 1 tail-piece, 22 drawings in text, plus 128 pages with 120 b/w plates (109 full-page). Fp (in colour) with tissue guard: a Flemish Carrack (circa 1450). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 29.3 x 22.5.

20390
NORTON, Peter
SHIPS' FIGUREHEADS
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1976. 1st UK Ed. 143 PP followed by 2 pages of Index, b/w illust. throughout. Hard cover, dj. Ex-library copy with a stamp on inside front cover and verso of title-page and a small rubbed patch on FFEP. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.5 x 17.5. 071537253

21284
O'MAY, Harry
HOBART RIVER CRAFT AND SEALERS OF BASS STRAIT
$20.00 AUD

L.G. Shea, Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1964. 1st Ed. 113 , IV, (2), 32 PP, plus 20 pages with 38 b/w photos, and 1 folded map at rear. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has some shelf wear with chips at top, and is plastic protected. Contents near fine. 21.7 x 14.5.

The craft used by the early settlers to carry goods to and from Hobart. The sealers in Bass Strait.

12080
PARKINSON, C. Northcote
BRITANNIA RULES - The Classic Age of Naval History 1793-1815
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1977. 1st Ed. (8), 199 PP with 7 battle plans on full page, plus 16 pages with 33 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0297772872

The importance of the events of 1805-1816. There was no inherent superiority of the British over the French as the French Navy, crippled by the Revolution, began to recover about 1810.

11476
PEIRCE, Henry Augustus
BIOGRAPHY
$10.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1976. Reprint of 1880 original printing by A.L. Bancroft of San Francisco. Edition limited to 240 numberedd copies (No. 236). 25 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Few stains (coffee ???) on P.11, o/wise very good. 25 x 17.5. 0877701601

Trader, shipowner and ship master on the Northwest coast of America, Hawaii Islands and the Far East.

14869
PENFIELD, Thomas
FIGHTING YANKS AROUND THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Whitman. Racine, Wis. 1943. 1st Ed. 100 PP with 67 maps (mostly full-page) and 43 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Creases and chips on covers. Very good condition. 32.2 x 23.

Short histories on the combat zones where the American forces were fighting for freedom during WWII. Two large newspaper maps of the Pacific Zone and European Front loosely inserted.

17754
PHILLIPS, Valmai, COBERN, Patricia, & HOWARD, Ann
EXPLORING THE MYSTERIOUS SOUTH
$10.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. c. 1990. 1st Ed. 280 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26.5 x 18.5. 085835912X

The tales of the men who sought new lands and fortunes in the Pacific's uncharted territories.

11475
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
REFLECTIONS IN THE SEA
$10.00 AUD

Nautical Publishing Co. London. 1968. 1st Ed. 116 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 24559566X

A selection of the author's column published in Yachting Monthly between 1952 & 1967, accompanied by 16 beautiful photos.

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

14773
POPHAM, Hugh & Robin (editors)
A THIRST FOR THE SEA, The Sailing Adventures of Erskine Childers
$45.00 AUD

Stanford Maritime. London. 1979. 1st Ed. with a foreword by Robert A. Childers. X, 178 PP, plus 16 pages with plan of Sunbeam and 22 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22 x 14. 0540071978

The sailing adventures of the writer of "The Riddle of the Sands" and a clerk of the House of Commons.

15924
PRIOR, Rupert (editor)
OCEAN LINERS - The Golden Years
$8.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1993. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Fp: The Arrival (1914), by the English painter C.R.W. Nevinson. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 30.5 x 23. 1855013436

A pictorial anthology recreating the grandeur and luxury of the passenger liners.

15569
PUGH, Ellen
BRAVE HIS SOUL - The Story of Prince Madog of Wales and His Discovery of America in 1170
$10.00 AUD

Dodd Mead. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 4 plans & 23 b/w illustrations (photos, drawings, paintings). Cloth cover, dj (rubbed). Edges of covers lightly rubbed, o/wise near fine 23.5 x 15.5. 0396061907

The landing of Prince Madog in Mobile Bay (Gulf of Mexico), the Welsh-Indian dialect of the Mandan tribe.

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.

21308
SCHEFFER, Dr. Victor B., BOCKSTOCE, John et al..
ALASKA WHALES AND WHALING [in Alaska Geographic]
$20.00 AUD

Alaska Geographic Society. Anchorage. 1978. Volume 5, No.4 of Alaska Geographic Quarterly. 144 PP with b/w & colour illustrations and includes a loosely inserted poster of whales. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21.5 x 18. 0882401149

Whales of Alaska. History of commercial whaling in Arctic Alaska... Modern Eskimo whaling.

15208
SEVERIN, Tim
THE ULYSSES VOYAGE - Sea Search for the Odyssey
$30.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1987. 1st UK edition. 253 PP with 24 drawings by Will Stoney, 8 maps & 50 colour photos by Kevin Fleming. Title spread: "Argo" searching the South coast of Crete for the legendary home of the Cyclops. Eps: Ruins of Minoan Kommos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.2 x 19.5. 9780091683405

1985 voyage of the galley "Argo", with one hand on the tiller and the other flipping through Homer's Odyssey.

17263
SIGWART, E. E.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1965 - Volume XIV
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1966. 1st Ed., Volume XIV, 1966. 192 PP with tables & b/w illust. (photos & plans). Fp: Oceanic, first large ship built solely for cruising. Hard cover. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise very good. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.

62521
SIGWART, E. E.
MERCHANT SHIPS: WORLD BUILT, Vessels of 1000 tons gross and over completed in 1965 - Volume XIV
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1966. 1st Ed., Volume XIV, 1966. Compiled by E.E. Sigwart. 192 PP with tables & b/w illust. (photos & plans). Fp: Oceanic, first large ship built solely for cruising. Hard cover. Spine lightly sunned. Renewed endpapers Occasional foxing. Very good. Oblong: 15 x 22.5.

21076
SMITH, Dick & WHELAN, Howard (editors)
AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC - No. 35, July-Sept. 1994 + Poster-Map "ANTARCTICA"
$15.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1994. 128 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Plus 2 folded plates "The making of an Australian pearl" and "West MacDonnell National Park", and a large folded map of "Antarctica" (loosely inserted). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Australi's Giant Pearls, by Rory McGuinness. A Timeless Grandeur (Central Australia's spectacular West MacDonnell National Park), by Denis O'Byrne. Paddling into Paradise (kayaking expedition to Papua New Guinea), by Katie Reid.

10499
SMITH, Hervey Garrett
THE MARLINSPIKE SAILOR
$25.00 AUD

International Marine. Camden, Maine. 1993. 9th reprint of the 1971 original. Foreword by Boris Lauer-Leonardi. X, 131 PP with b/w drawings by author. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 27.7 x 21.7. 97800705921867

How to master knots, palm & needlework, making of small objects.

16209
TEBOUL, Patrick (editor)
THE WORLD OF YACHTING 4 1980
$10.00 AUD

Editions de Messine. Paris. 1982. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover. Top corner of front endpaper clipped. Very good. 32 x 24.5. 286409004X

America's Cup by V. J. Broze. Clipper Cup an Southern Cross Cup / Sydney-Hobart, by P. Campbell...

72305
THROCKMORTON, Peter
DIVING FOR TREASURE
$20.00 AUD

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

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

17428
VAN DER VAT, Dan
STEALTH AT SEA, The History of the Submarine
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicolson. London. 1994. 1st UK Ed. X, 374 PP with 4 full-page maps in text plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illust. Hard cover, dj. Ex-library copy with a stamp and number on the title-page. Lacks the FFEP. Dust jacket has a label and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are otherwise clean. Still a very good copy. 24 x 16. 029781351X

The technological, political and diplomatic background to the development of the submarine and its weaponry.

16526
VAN DORN, William G.
OCEANOGRAPHY AND SEAMANSHIP
$50.00 AUD

Cornell Maritime Press. Centreville, Maryland. 1993. 2nd edition of the 1973 original. XIV, 440 PP with 170 figures & 28 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). 28.5 x 22. 9780870334344

Ocean origins, nature, life at sea, meteorology, ocean currents, wave motion, ship dynamics.

13786
VICTOR, Frances Fuller
FLOTSAM AND JETSAM OF THE PACIFIC
$5.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1994. Reprint of the 1901 edition by the Oregon Historical Quarterly. 24 PP. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0877705453

Tales of ocean life and trade to the Columbia River and the Oregon coast by Captain Francis A. Lemont while serving on board the Owyhee, the Sultana and the May Dacre.

15985
VILLAR, Captain Roger
PIRACY TODAY - Robbery and Violence at Sea since 1980
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 12 pages of maps, plans and graphs. Fp: Bow and arrow men. Hard cover, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16. 0851773575

Log of attacks between 1980 & 1985, the extent of attacks on merchant men & yachts.

18670
VILLIERS, Alan
WALES, LAND OF BARDS [In National Geographic Magazine - Volume 127, No.6]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1965. June 1965. Contains article between P.727 and 769 with 2 maps & 41 colour photos by Thomas Nebbia. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.4.

18671
VILLIERS, Alan & LITTLEHALES, Bates
CHANNEL CRUISE TO GLORIOUS DEVON (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 124, No.2, 1963)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1963. Vol. 124, No. 2, August 1963. Pages 208-259 with 2 maps, 1 engraving & 57 photos (55 in colour) by Bates Littlehales. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.4.

On the Ketch Tectona.

16210
WHEATLEY, Keith
AMERICA'S CUP '87. The Inside Story
$5.00 AUD

Penguin. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Australian edition. 216 PP, plus 12 pages with 18 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.3 x 13.3. 0140100318

The 1983 breakthrough by Australia II and the scene for the 1987 Cup in Fremantle. Title on front cover: America's Cup in Australia

16528
WILLOCK, Colin
KINGDOM OF THE DEEP
$10.00 AUD

Boxtree. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 192 PP with colour illust. Fp: Anemones. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.6 x 22.2. 1852831006

The ocean kingdom and some of the creatures which depend upon it. The Galapagos, South Georgia.. whales and killer whales.. shipwrecks.

10579
WILSON, H. H.
CYCLONE COASTS - Australia's North-West Frontier
$20.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 5 charts, plus 20 pages with 35 b/w & 7 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 0727013904

Pearling industry on the Northwest coast of Australia.

19898
WRIGHT, Louis B.
GOLD, GLORY AND THE GOSPEL, The Adventurous Lives and Times of the Renaissance Explorers
$15.00 AUD

Atheneum. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. XVIII, 362 PP. FEP: Maps of Spain & Portugal, and of Africa. REP: Maps of Middle America, the Caribbean and South America. Cloth cover, dj (with a small chip). Former owner's address label on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5.

Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco da Gama, Columbus, Sir Walter Raleigh, .. and the opening of the world.

18393
WRIGLEY, Toby
MODEL SHIPS, Navies in Miniature
$10.00 AUD

Orbis. London. 1973. 1st Ed., in the Leisure Library. 64 PP with 11 b/w silhouettes of ships and 109 colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards. Discreet stamp on lower corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 23. 0856131598

Brief history of the ship followed by pictorial illustrations of miniature navies, from the outrigger to the passenger ship.