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12372
ADAMS, Thomas A.
IRISH NAVAL SERVICE
$30.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, Cumbria. 1982. 1st Ed. Monograph No. 4. 72 PP with 1 graph, 1 map, 4 plans, 12 bw photos and 2 pages with Naval Service Flags and Insignia of the Irish Naval Service. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617215

History of the Republic of Ireland Navy, since the birth of the Irish Free State on 15th January 1922.

17070
AIKMAN, Lonnelle
NEW STARS FOR OLD GLORY (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume CXVI, No.1, 1959)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1959. Volume CXVI, No. 1, July 1959. Contains article between P. 86 and 121 with 11 b/w and 31 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.5x 17.5.

The United States flag (182 years old) has changed with the Nation, reflected its achievements, and shared its sorrows.

14593
ANDERSON, K. S.
A PORT IS BUILT
$10.00 AUD

Portland Harbor Trust. Melbourne. 1981. 1st Ed. 83 PP with 1 map and 20 b/w illust. Eps: Portland jetties. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18.8. 072413378X

The harbour of Portland, Victoria. From a rambling jetty in 1950, to a modern sheltered harbour inaugurated in 1980.

16541
BAKER, B.B., DEEBEL, W.R. & GEISENDERFER, R.D. (editors)
GLOSSARY OF OCEANOGRAPHIC TERMS
$15.00 AUD

U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office. Washington. 1966. 2nd Ed. in the Special Publication series, SP-35. VI, 204 PP with tables and 44 figures in text. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 26.8 x 20.8.

From abioseston and ablation to zoogene and zooplankton.

16545
BANNISTER, Dr. Keith
THE BOOK OF THE SHARK
$20.00 AUD

Sandstone. Sydney. 1996. Reprint of the 1989 original edition. 128, (1 addenda) PP with bw and colour illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 1875986464

Anatomy of a shark. Shark senses, reproduction. Shark through history. Shark attack and conservation.

17002
BARNICHON, Gilles & NOIREL, Didier
LES CAR-FERRIES CONSTRUITS EN FRANCE - FRENCH BUILT CAR FERRIES
$30.00 AUD

Editions Michel-Didier Vrac. Le Touvet, France. 1996. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 5 pages of tables with technical data and 65 bw photos in text. Pict. card cover. French and English text. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 24. 2910821056

The design and building of car ferries in France. History of 45 vessels built since the Compiègne in 1958.

62286
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE DISCOVERY OF NEW ZEALAND
$35.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1961. 2nd edition of the 1939 original. XII, 102 PP, plus 7 b/w plates, & 1 folded chart at back. Fp: Portrait of James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (protected). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 14.5.

The successive stages of the discovery of New Zealand.

16350
BENOIT, Norbert (editor)
LA VIE OU LES AVENTURES DE J.B. TABARDIN DANS SES VOYAGES imaginé et commencé le premier janvier 1805 dans la Raveline de Bombay
$20.00 AUD

Editions Vizavi. Port Louis, ILe Maurice. 1993. 1st Ed. 236 PP with 5 maps & 5 colour illustrations by J.B. Tabardin. Pict. card cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 15. 9990337004

Jean-Baptiste Tabardin, a Creole from Mauritius, roamed the oceans as a French corsair and a libertine, fighting the British...

18125
BISHOP, Chris (editor)
THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD SEA POWER
$10.00 AUD

Temple Press/Aerospace. London. 1989. Reprint of the 1988 original. 319 PP with 14 3-view and cutaway drawings, 250 colour profiles and over 500 photographs in text. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 23. 0600332748

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

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

18490
BRADFORD, Ernle
THREE CENTURIES OF SAILING
$15.00 AUD

Country Life Limited. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 106 b/w illust. (paintings & photos). Fp: Colour painting by W. van der Velde the Younger: English Yachts at Sea. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing. Very good. 25.5 x 19.

British yachting which started in 1660 when the City Council of Amsterdam presented the yacht Mary to King Charles II.

13216
BRUCE, Robert H. (editor)
THE MODERN INDIAN NAVY AND THE INDIAN OCEAN, Developments and Implications
$20.00 AUD

Centre for Indian Ocean Regional Studies. Perth. 1989. 1st Ed. No. 2 in Studies in Indian Ocean Maritime Affairs series X, 168 PP with 1 map and 6 tables in text. Card cover. Fine. 20.5 x 14.5. 0908155638

India and its Ocean, foundations of India Naval power, sources of this expansion, implications for Pakistan and Australia.

74362
BURGESS, J. Tom
KNOTS TIES AND SPLICES, A Handbook for Seafarers, Travellers, & all who use Cordage with Historical, Heraldic, and Practical Notes
$30.00 AUD

E.W. Cole. Melbourne. No date. c. 1880's. VIII, 101 PP with over 185 figures in text. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges tinted. A near fine copy of an early edition. 18.7 x 12.5.

15865
CARPENTER, R.
CONTAINER SHIPS
$30.00 AUD

Model & Allied Publications. London. 1971. 1st Ed. 127 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, plans, house flags, company logo...). Hard cover (blue vinyl), gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed and now in a protective sleeve. 2 pages of "Daily Commercial News" 16th December 1998 "Container Pioneer Bows Out" (Encounter Bay), loosely inserted. Name of previous owner on inside front cover and at top of FFEP. Faint foxing, otherwise contents near fine. 25.5 x 19.

When the container ship's traffic of the world was building up. Historical background, the container, the routes and the ports.

18648
CARRISON, Daniel J.
THE NAVY FROM WOOD TO STEEL 1860-1890
$10.00 AUD

Franklin Watts. New York. 1965. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (6), 186 PP plus 16 pages with 34 bw illust. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24 x 16.4.

The Civil War and the actions of the Union and Confederacy Navies. Subsequent changes in naval strategy and rise of steel hulls in combat.

12389
CRAMPTON, William
THE WORLD OF FLAGS: A Pictorial History
$15.00 AUD

Studio Editions. London. 1990. 1st Ed. 160 PP with over 800 colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Very good. Large format : 33.5 x 23.5. 1851704264

Early origins of flags, flags at sea, flags as early political symbols, flag genealogy, modern political symbols, flags for special purposes, flags without end,..

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.

73724
DAMPIER, William
A NEW VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD
$300.00 AUD

The Argonaut Press. London. 1927. Reprint of the 1697 original, with an introduction by Sir Albert Gray. Limited edition of 975 numbered copies on Japon Vellum (No. 703). XXXVII, (2), 376, (2) PP with 3 illustrations (2 facsimile of pages of Dampier's Journal), plus 1 portrait and 4 maps (3 of them folded). Quarter vellum, with gilt engraving on front cover and gilt title on spine, ribbon page-marker. Spine slightly soiled, with a small rubbed patch on fore hinge, and 2 short tears at head and foot. Still a very good copy. Scarce. 26.6 x 20.

A new voyage round the world describing the isthmus of America... the West coast of America between Tierra del Fuego and Mexico... New Holland, Sumatra...

15517
DAY, David
CONTRABAND AND CONTROVERSY, The Customs History of Australia from 1901
$30.00 AUD

Australian Government Publishing Service. Canberra. 1996. 1st Ed. XXXIV, 558 PP with 112 b/w illustratrions, plus 24 pages with 44 colour plates. Eps. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on the inside of the dust jacket, o/wise fine. 25.9 x 18. 0644331518

Protection of the industry with tariffs, administration and implementation of the White Australia policy, censorship... war on drugs...

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.

12513
DORSET, Phyllis Flanders
HISTORIC SHIPS AFLOAT
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1967. 1st Ed. (8), 168 PP with tables & 1 plan plus 40 b/w photos. Fp: Frigate Constellation at anchor in Baltimore Harbour. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). A very good copy. 23.8 x 16.

Guide to 33 American ships which can be seen from Massachusetts (USS Massachusetts) to Hawaii (Falls of Clyde). Classed according to US history/period: ships of colonization (Mayflower), windjammers (Star of India),..

13078
DRIVER, Marjorie G.
CROSS, SWORD, AND SILVER: THE NASCENT SPANISH COLONY IN THE MARIANA ISLANDS
$50.00 AUD

Micronesian Area Research Center. Guam. 1990. 1st edition by M.A.R.C. (reprint from Pacific Studies, Volume 11, No.3, July 1988). (4), 31 PP with 1 map of Guam, 1679. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on first page. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Near fine. 21.6 x 14.

Settlement of the Marianas in 1668, over a century after the first foothold of Spain in the Philippines in 1565...

16036
DURAND, Jean-François
PAQUEBOTS AUTOUR DU MONDE - CRUISE SHIPS AROUND THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Marines Edition. Nantes. 1997. 1st bilingual edition. 208 PP with tables, bw ships' profiles and 200 col. photos. Pictorial laminated card cover. French/English text. Fine. 22 x 16. 2909675319

Guide book to the Cruise vessels in 1996, a side-effect of the rise in marine tourism.

17924
DYSON, John
SPIRIT OF SAIL - CLIPPERS, WINDJAMMERS, AND TALL SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

David Bateman. Buderim. 1987. 1st Australian edition. Originally purblished in Canada by Key Porter Books. 176 PP, profusely illustrated with plans, b/w & colour photos. Eps. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. A little light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0949135151

The call of the sea and the exaltation sailors experience as they brave wind and wave.

15518
EASTY, John
MEMORANDUM OF THE TRANSACTIONS OF A VOYAGE FROM ENGLAND TO BOTANY BAY 1787-1793 - A First Fleet Journal
$45.00 AUD

Public Library of New South Wales / Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1965. 1st edition in the William Dixson Foundation publication No. 4. X, 182 PP (4). Fp: Facsimile of page 94 of John Easty's journal. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, a few small nicks to the dj, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 20.8.

Voyage on the first fleet transport "Scarborough".

36796
EDWARDS, Hugh
PORT OF PEARLS - A History of Broome
$15.00 AUD

Author. Perth. 1983. 2nd edition of the 1983 original. (8), 199 PP, plus 22 pages with 32 b/w & 17 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.2. 072701885X

Written for the centenary of the City of Broome: pearling, cyclones, the cosmopolitan society.

12382
FABB, J. (editor)
VICTORIAN AND EDWARDIAN NAVY FROM OLD PHOTOGRAPHS
$15.00 AUD

B. T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1976. 1st Ed. Introduction by A. P. McGowan. No pagination. 144 pages with 172 b/w photos. Fp: Flag Captain HMS Majestic. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.4 x 19.2. 0713431229

Life and work at sea, training and leisure, campaigns, Royal Marines, Royal Navy, personalities and uniforms.

16553
FARINO, Teresa
SHARKS
$10.00 AUD

Tiger Books International. London. 1995. Reprint of the 1990 original edition. 160 PP with colour photos throughout. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 36 x 25.5. 1855013940

Description in words and underwater photography of the life history and behaviour of sharks.

22214
FITCHETT, T. K.
THE LONG HAUL - Ships on the England-Australia Run
$15.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. 1st Ed. 95 PP with colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with light shelf wear, otherwise fine. Oblong: 22.5 x 28.5. 0727010271

Passenger ships running the longest sea route in the world.

16913
FOWLER, William M.
REBELS UNDER SAIL, The American Navy During the Revolution
$10.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's. New York. 1976. Book Club Edition of 1973 orig. 320 PP plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 21.3 x 14.

History of how the new American nation, a coalition of 13 colonies, built a navy to embark on a war against the great naval power of England.

16547
FRADE, F. & VILELA, H.
ESTUDOS, ENSAIOS E DOCUMENTOS No.98, Le Thon Rouge et le Germon Thunnus thynnus (L.) et Germo alalunga (Bonn.), Morphologie, biologie et pêche
$15.00 AUD

Junta de Investigacoes do Ultramar. Lisbon. 1962. 1st Ed. 92 PP with b/w illust. (tables, photos, sketches) in text. Laminated pict. boards creased & bent. A good working copy. 23.8 x 17.2.

An elaborated report on investigations & biological data on the Bluefin tuna & Albacore presented at the Symposium held in Dakar in 1960.

16550
FRADE, Fernando
ESTUDOS, ENSAIOS E DOCUMENTOS No.69 - Le Thon Patudo Parathunnus Obesus (Lowe) et sa Pêche
$20.00 AUD

Centro de Zoologia da Junta de Investigações do Ultramar. Lisbon. 1960. 1st Ed. 74 PP, plus 8 b/w plates (4 sketches and 18 photos). Hard cover, title on front board, dj (signs of dampness). Previous owner's name on front endpaper. Ex-library copy with a stamp on verso of tile page, 13 words underlined in the English summary and a 2 words comment in margin of page 40. Very good. Hard cover, dj. French text with a summary in Portuguese & English. Very good. 24.2 x 17.5.

A scientific study on tuna. Text: French: pages 13 to 52. Portuguese pages 53 to 59. English pages 61 to 67.

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

19752
GEO MAGAZINE
LES CONQUETES PERDUES DE L'EXPEDITION BAUDIN [in GEO Magazine - Vol 214, December 1996]
$10.00 AUD

Geo. Paris. 1996. Edited by Maurice SOUTIF. Includes article from P.156 to 168 with 2 maps and 26 b/w and colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.3.

The scientific expedition led by Nicolas Baudin and sent to the shores of the Australian continent by Napoléon (1800-1804).

21968
GORDON, Malcolm R.
FROM CHUSAN TO SEA PRINCESS - The Australian Services of the P & O and Orient Lines
$15.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 106 b/w pictures & 16 colour photos. Fp: Launching of ORCADES. FEP: ORSOVA beneath Sydney Bridge. REP: ORCADES, ORONSAY & OTRANTO in Sydney. Hard cover rubbed around edges (shelf wear) and a label on bottom of spine. Ex-library copy with stamps of the University of Tasmania on endpapers and Contents page. Contents complete and a very good clean copy. 27 x 19.2. 0868617639

From the arrival in 1825 of the Chusan to serve Singapore, and the arrival of the Orient Line in 1877, to the advent of jet services.

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.

17474
GREEN, Lawrence G.
AT DAYBREAK FOR THE ISLES
$20.00 AUD

H.W. Timmins. Cape Town. 1950. 1st Ed. (8), 220 PP. plus 14 bw plates. Fp: Folded colour plate, Sing-Song at Black Sophie's. FEP: Maps of the West coast of South Africa and some off lying Islands. REP: Maps of Saldanha and St Helena Bays, Luderitz Bay, Ichaboe and Possession Islands. Original cloth cover, spine sunned. Frontispiece a little rubbed, newspaper clipping (Storm over the Alabama) tipped in on page 3, o/wise a very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

Stories on the islands lying off the coasts of South Africa and Namibia. Ichaboe Island, its guano deposits and the revival of tall ships trade. Chapter I: "Sing-Song at Black Sophie's" deals with the Confederate warship "Alabama".

16549
GROSS, Meredith Grant
OCEANOGRAPHY, A View of the Earth
$20.00 AUD

Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. 1987. 4th Ed. XI, 406 PP with 308 illust. in text plus 16 pages with 50 colour plates. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 0136296920

History, ocean basis, plate tectonics, ocean structure, circulation, biology, ...

13340
HARRIS, Brayton
THE AGE OF THE BATTLESHIP 1890-1922
$10.00 AUD

Franklin Watts. New York. 1965. 1st Ed. in the Watts Histories of the United States Navy series. (8), 212 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 48 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Address of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.5.

The development of the battleship. battleships as tools of US imperialism. WWI and the lessons.

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.

16280
HOLLANDER, Neil & MERTES, Harald
THE LAST SAILORS, The Final Days of Working Sail
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. London. 1984. 1st UK Ed. XIV, 142 PP with charts & b/w photos, plus 16 pages with 30 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 19.5. 0207150001

The vanishing breed of sailors & craft, harnessing wind & sea to gain their livelihood. The Nile, Chilean Coast, Brazil, Bangladesh, China, Indonesia...

14921
HORNELL, James
WATER TRANSPORT - Origins and Early Evolution
$30.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton. 1970. Reprint of the 1946 original, with an introduction by Basil Greenhill. XXVI, 308 PP with 69 text figures, plus 48 pages with 45 plates containing 87 b/w photos. Hard cover with dust jacket which has a lightly sunned spine. Small neat stamp of previous owner at top of front endpaper, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 24.2 x 16.2. 0715348604

The development of water craft from the earliest times to the days of the sailing ship.

12369
HOUGH, Richard
NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Books for Pleasure. Sydney. 1980. 1st Australian edition. 192 PP with 111 b/w & 55 colour illust. Fp: Nelson by Leonardo Guzzardi. Eps: 18th Century English coverlet embroidered in silks and gold. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 19. 092602060

A biography of the national hero, victor of Cape St.Vincent, the Nile (Aboukir) and Trafalgar, who died while defeating the Franco-Spanish Fleet at Trafalgar on 21 October 1805.

58177
HUGHES, Lt.-Colonel Henry
IMMORTAL SAILS - A Story of a Welsh Port and some of its Ships
$5.00 AUD

T. Stephenson. Prescot. 1969. 2nd Ed. 240 PP, plus 34 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of the author. Hard cover with reinforced dust jacket which is price-clipped. Several relevant picture cards pasted down throughout the book plus a newspaper article and an article from Sea Breezes. Previous owner's signature on inside front cover. Book is still in very good condition and an acceptable reading/working copy. 22.3 x 15.

Development of the harbour of Portmadoc. Slate trade, phosphate trade, with the Dutch West Indies, trade with Labrador and Newfoundland. Coastal trade.

18499
HUMBLE, Richard
THE RISE AND FALL OF THE BRITISH NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Queen Anne Press. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 256 PP with tables, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 15. 0356122271

From the Tudor Navy to victory against Japan, the Royal Navy fought and survived. Since then, it has diminished and lost its importance as a naval force.

13076
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DE LA MER
LA REVUE MARITIME - No.422 (Charles-Alexandre Lesueur et l'Australie)
$20.00 AUD

Institut Francais de la Mer. Paris. 1991. No 422, 3rd quarter, 1991. Includes article by Jean-Pierre ROBICHON from P. 88 to 108 with 16 b/w illust. (12 of them by C.A. Lesueur). Soft covers with rubbing around edges and spine which has a little damage at top. French text. Very good. 24 x 15.5.

Charles Alexander Lesueur was the naturalist/illustrator of the Baudin Expedition to Australia.

73487
JONES, A. G. E.
SHIPS EMPLOYED IN THE SOUTH SEAS TRADE 1775-1861 (volume 1)
$40.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1986. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society Publication No. 36. XVIII, 276, (104 Index) PP with b/w illust., charts, ports, sailing ships & whaling scenes. Inside covers: docks on the Thames River. Pictorial card covers rubbed around edges with a repaired tear at top of spine, small creases at top and bottom of front corners, o/wise contents fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434301

Includes: Registrar general of shipping and seamen, transcripts of Registers of Shipping 1787-1862 (part III).

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.

19052
KENNY, John
BEFORE THE FIRST FLEET, Europeans in Australia 1606-1777
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. 184 PP with b/w illust. (maps, engravings, ...) plus 16 pages with 31 colour illust. Eps: Mappemonde, 1630. Hard cover, dust jacket. Minimal light foxing on prelims otherwise a fine copy. 24.7 x 18.6. 0864176457

Details of the early European contacts with Australia. Landfalls, exploration, sojourns. Thoughts of the explorers on the coastline, plants, animals... encounters with aborigines.

16920
KING, Cecil
RULE BRITANNIA
$10.00 AUD

Studio Publications. London. 1942. 2nd printing of the September 1941 original. XII, PP.13-280 with line drawings and 56 b/w plates. FEP: Map of Europe/Africa. REP: Map of W. Atlantic & Indian/Pacific region. Gilt-decorated cloth cover. Ex-library copy (2 unobtrusive stamps), o/wise very good copy. 24.8 x 15.

A parallel between the naval events after 2 years of WWII and past action, showing that the Navy is a worthy successor of its distinguished forbears.

17060
KING, Elizabeth W.
SEALS OF OUR NATION, STATES AND TERRITORIES (in National Geographic Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1946. Volume 90, No. 1, July 1946. Contains article between P.1 and 42 with 14 b/w photos and 84 colour reproductions of paintings. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

22460
KING, Elizabeth W.
FLAGS OF THE AMERICAS (in National Geographic Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1949. Volume XCV, No. 5, May 1949. Contains article between P.633 and 657, with 6 b/w photos and 172 colour reproductions of paintings. Soft cover (spine lightly chipped). Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

Flags, guidons and pennants of the United States. Flags and coat of arms of the American nations (Argentina to Venezuela).

17258
KLUDAS, Arnold
GREAT PASSENGER SHIPS OF THE WORLD, Volume 3, 1924-1935
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Wellingborough. 1986. Reprint of the 1976 UK edition. 240 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Roma. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24.5 x 20.3. 850592453

Passenger vessels over 10,000 G.R.T.

21155
LEWIS, David
VOYAGE TO THE ICE - The Antarctic Expedition of Solo
$10.00 AUD

Collins & A.B.C. Sydney. 1979. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 3 maps, 4 yacht plans, 3 tables and 21 b/w illust., plus 24 pages with 62 colour photos. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Note on verso of half title page, o/wise near fine. 23.4 x 16. 064297604X

Expedition during the Southern summer of 1977-78 of the Oceanic Research Foundation to Antarctica. Sydney - Balleny Island - Cape Adare - Macquarie Island - Sydney.

15797
MACARTHUR, Antonia
HIS MAJESTY'S BARK ENDEAVOUR - The Story of the Ship and her People
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed. IX, 86 PP with line and wash drawings by Dennis Adams and illustrations from contemporary paintings, charts and sketches. Fp: Map of the voyage of H.M. Bark Endeavour. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0207191808

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

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

18502
MARTIN, Brian P. (editor)
TALES OF TIME AND TIDE, Stories of Life on Britain's Shores and Coasts
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1984. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 20. 9780715300503

Reminiscences and exploits of fishermen (deep-sea, mud, rock), lifeboatmen, lighthouse keepers, coastguards, crofters, etc...

15519
MARTIN, C. & BROUWER, N.
THE STORY OF SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Weldon Pub. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w & colour photos. Laminated decorated boards, dj. Fine. 31.5 x 24.2. 1863022392

Voyage of discovery of sailing ships. Covers 9 ships: Sutton Hoo, Oseberg Ship, Mary Rose, Wasa, Batavia, Cutty Sark, Preussen & Sobraon, once the world's largest sailing passenger ship.

16561
MATTHEWS, Rupert
SHARKS
$5.00 AUD

Brian Trodd Publishing. London. 1989. 1st Ed. in the How they live series. 46 PP with bw and col. illust. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Oblong: 20.8 x 21.5. 1853611026

18503
McLEAN, Gavin
CANTERBURY COASTERS
$30.00 AUD

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

The Canterbury Steam Shipping Company.

16050
MILLER, Byron S.
SAIL, STEAM AND SPLENDOUR, A Picture History of Life Aboard the Transatlantic Liners
$30.00 AUD

Times Books. New York. 1977. 1st US Ed. 288 PP with b/w & colour illust. throughout. Hard cover, gilt-engraved cloth spine, dust jacket has one small chip on top of spine, o/wise a fine copy. Oblong: 27 x 36. 1812906381

The conquest of the Atlantic, emigrant ships, floating palaces, war experiences, last crossings..

21211
MOODY, Bert
OCEAN SHIPS - 1978
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1978. 6th edition of the 1964 original. 349 PP with tables, and 237 bw photos. Title spread: Monarch Sun of Holland America Line. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Fine. 19 x 12.8. 0711008655

Part One: Passenger Liners and Cargo Ships. Part Two: Cruise Ships. Part Three: Tankers.

18058
NATKIEL, Richard & PRESTON, Antony
ATLAS OF MARITIME HISTORY, The Weidenfeld...
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 256 PP with b/w illustrations (paintings, photos...) and many coloured maps and plans. Half title-page: The cog of the Hanseatic League. Title-page: Magellan in the Straits bearing his name. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.5.

Naval battles, the explorers, the evolving patterns of trade and commerce throughout the world...

15957
NORTON, Frank
AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND SHIPS OF TODAY
$20.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1958. 1st Ed. 96 PP with many pen & ink illustrations by the author. Pictorial laminated boards. Spine is rubbed and a littl cracked at top and bottom, o/wise a very good clean copy. Oblong: 19 x 25.

Type of ships found in Australia & New Zealand. Their trade patterns and cargoes.

21139
PARFIT, Michael
SOUTH LIGHT - A Journey to Antarctica
$25.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. London. 1985. 1st UK Ed. X, 306 PP with map of Antarctica. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing around edges and inside of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.3. 0747501343

Narrative on/of Antarctica: politics, law, science, history and the people encountered there.

15867
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS - Book Five: Early Australian Owners
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Magill, SA. 1985. Reprint of the 1979 original. (4), 91 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 16.6 x 20.6.

Early shipowners, vessels owned/operated by the Colonial Government. Early whaling ships.

16093
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book Eight (VESSELS ENROLLED AT MELBOURNE 1839-1854 (A-R)
$10.00 AUD

Ronald Parsons. Lobethal, SA. 1987. 1st edition, November 1987. (4), 100, (3) PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16 x 20.6. 0909418403

16095
PARSONS, Ronald
AUSTRALIAN SHIPOWNERS AND THEIR FLEETS. Book Ten (Vessels enrolled at Melbourne to the end of 1859)
$10.00 AUD

Author. Adelaide. 1991. 1st Ed. IV, P.201 to 276 with 1 line drawing. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 16.4 x 20.6. 0909418438

The formation and development of the Melbourne Steamship Co., James Paterson's sail colliers,...

18119
PEACOCK, Lindsay
NAVAL FIREPOWER
$10.00 AUD

Salamander Books. London. c. 1992. 1st Ed. 158 PP, profusely illustrated with colour photos throughout. Half title-page: Aegis class cruiser and standard SAM. Title-page: Royal Navy Type 42 destroyer. Eps: Ohio class SSBN. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 33.5 x 26. 0861015142

Aircraft carriers and naval aircraft as well as the modern warships and their armament: conventional and high-tech.

16919
PERRIN, W. G. (editor)
BOTELER'S DIALOGUES
$20.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1929. 1st Ed. Publication of the Navy Records Society, Volume LXV. XXXIX, 341, 7 (publications of N.R.S.) PP with 1 facsimile page of A Dialogical Discourse Concerning Marine Affaires. Buckram cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. Spine a little faded, occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5.

An insight into naval affairs in the reign of Charles I, represented as six dialogues or discourses: Commanders-in-Chief, Common Mariner, Victualling, Sea Terms & Signals,...

18115
POLMAR, Norman & FRIEDMAN, Norman
WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Treasure Press. London. 1984. Reprint of the 1983 revised and updated edition of 1981. 88 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread: HMS Invincible. Half-title page: HMS Warrior (1860). Eps: HMS Alacrity. Pictorial laminated boards. Very good. 32.2 x 23.8. 0907812597

From the American Civil War to the Falklands conflict and beyond.

12343
PRESTON, Antony
SEA COMBAT OFF THE FALKLANDS
$15.00 AUD

Willow Books. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w illust. (maps, plans, ships profiles, photos) in text plus 16 pages with 24 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 002180464

Battles off the islands, victories and setbacks. Experience gained, lessons to be learned.

12493
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol 44, Part 6, 1958
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1958. C. H. Currey & A. J. Gray. 325-412 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 21.4 x 14.

An outline of the Story of Norfolk Island and Pitcairn Island, by C. H. Currey. Social Life at Sydney Cove, 1788-1789, by A. J. Gray, read before the Society, 26 November 1957. John Bennett of the "Friendship", by A. J. Gray.

72930
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol 44, Part 5, 1958
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1958. Volume 44, Part 5, 1958. 261-324 PP. Soft cover. Very good. 21.4 x 14.

George Crossley, by K.G. Allars. The Alleged Russian Plans for the Invasion of Australia, 1864, by Duncan MacCallum.

72931
RAHS
JOURNAL AND PROCEEDINGS - Vol 44, Part 3, 1958
$15.00 AUD

Royal Australian Historical Society. Sydney. 1958. Volume 44, Part 3, 1958. 117-184 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Very good. 21.4 x 14.

The Valley of the Richmond, by James Jervis. The Australians in London, by David S. Macmillan.

19960
RICHARDS, Michael P.
WORKHORSES IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS, A History of Marine Engineering in Australia
$15.00 AUD

Turton & Armstrong / Institute of Marine Engineers. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. XIV, 269 PP with 114 b/w illust. & 132 b/w figures. Pictorial soft covers with light wear and soiling and a little foxing on outside edges. Contents near fine. 23.7 x 17.2. 0908031327

From the side lever steam engines, the multiple expansion steam engines to the diesel engine, then the gas turbine.

18767
RIMINGTON, Critchell
FIGHTING FLEETS - 1943 Edition
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Company. New York. 1943. 1st Ed. XII, 312, 8 (Addenda, up to 15th July 1943) PP with hundreds of b/w illust. (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, title in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on ffep. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 18.

The Naval warfare in 1942, Naval constructions, portfolio of capital ships, aircraft carriers... United States Fleet list, Checklist of the principal combat ships of the world's navies. Corrected to July 15th 1943.

13219
ROGERS, Stanley
THE INDIAN OCEAN
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1932. 1st Ed. 254 PP with numerous illust. & 12 full-page b/w plates, plus 4 colour plates (1 of them with 6 flags). Fp (in colour): A China clipper. Eps: Map of the Indian Ocean. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, gilt title on spine. Light foxing throughout o/wise a very good copy. 22.2 x 14.8.

The islands, the discoverers, the adventurers, the East Indiamen and shipwrecks in this ocean.

17001
ROMME, Charles
DESCRIPTION DE L'ART DE LA MATURE - L'ART DE LA VOILURE
$125.00 AUD

Omega. Nice. c. 1995. Reprint of the 1778 and 1781 original editions. (6), 82 PP, plus 7 b/w plates and 1 large folded plate, (2 blank), (2), 68 PP plus 9 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 32.5 x 22.5. 2906381217

18th century treatises on masts, masting, sails and rigging.

16562
RUTLAND, Jonathan
THE SEA
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1980. In the Macmillan Colour Library series. 49 PP with colour illust. throughout. Title-page: Diver in a suit. Eps: Aqualung diver and fish. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 35.5 x 26. 333281721

The earth and the sea, exploring the sea, life in the sea, the sea and its use. For children.

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.

16275
SCOTT SHAWE, Capt. Wilfred H.
SEA OF SEAS, Cruising the Western Mediterranean
$20.00 AUD

Van Nostrand. New York. 1961. 1st U.S. Ed. XV, 319 PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Photo of the author. Cloth cover with dust jacket (price-clipped). Near fine. 26 x 19.5.

Written by a former Trinity House Pilot who sailed these waters in square-riggers, merchant steamers, naval vessels and yachts. Details and sailing directions for the ports and valuable information about weather signals, dangers, etc. which visiting yachtsmen need to know.

16569
SCOTT, Trevor D.
THE MARINE AND FRESH WATER FISHES OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

Govt. Printer. Adelaide. 1962. 338 PP with b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover, cloth spine. Covers a little grubby with water stain on top right edge throughout but not affecting any text or plates. Otherwise a very good copy. 25 x 15.5.

Handbook of the flora and fauna of South Australia written by the Curator of Fishes at the South Australian Museum.

22715
SEVERY, Merle
PORTUGAL'S SEA ROAD TO THE EAST (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 182, No. 5, 1992)
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1992. Volume 182, No. 5, November 1992. Article from P.56 to 93 with 28 colour illust. (1 map & 27 photos). Pictorial soft cover. New. 25.5 x 17.5.

Portuguese age of discovery from Lisbon and Sagres to Macau and Japan, via the Cape of Good Hope and the Indian Ocean.

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.

16566
SOPER, Tony
OCEANS OF BIRDS
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot. 1989. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 19 maps, 50 bw illust. by Michael Loates and 50 colour photos in text. Half-title page : Laysan Albatross. Illustrated end-papers and title-page. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.8 x 19.6. 0715391992

The diversity of sea and coastal birds of the world.

30074
STIX, H. & M. & ABBOTT, R.Tucker
THE SHELL, Five Hundred Million Years of Inspired Design
$25.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams. New York. 1988. Reprint of the 1968 original. No pagination, (40), 272, (9 bibliography & index) PP with 15 figures, 19 explanatory sketches, 108 b/w photos, and 80 colour photos (all photographs by H. Landshoff). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Mint condition. Oblong: large format - 27.8 x 29.2. 0810980878

Shells and Man, religious symbol, heraldry, art,..

13253
STOCK, Ralph
THE CRUISE OF THE DREAM SHIP
$15.00 AUD

Wm. Heinemann. London. 1935. Reprint of the 1921 original. IX, 272 PP with 1 b/w illustration, plus 16 pages with 32 b/w illustrations. Fp: The dream ship. Green cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear around edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Cruising through the South Sea Islands on a former fishing smack at the end of WWI: Galapagos, Marquesas, Tuamotus, Tahiti ... Cruise ending in Tonga after her sale. ... Thursday Island.

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

15798
TERRY, Martin
FINDING AUSTRALIA (in The Australian Antique Collector No. 35)
$5.00 AUD

Business Press International. Sydney. 1988. Volume 35, issue January-June 1988. 142 PP with article from P.38 to 43 with 3 bw and 5 col. illust. Pict. card cover. Very good. 29.5 x 21.

On Terra Australis and the exploration of Australia.

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

21279
TWYNING, John P. & BAYS, Peter
WRECK OF THE MINERVA
$70.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Wa., USA. 1996. Facsimile reprints of two separate books: Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning among South Sea Islands, 2nd edition of the 1850 original, and Wreck of the Minerva, 1850. 108 PP, (4), 109-229, (8 Index), 1 colophon with 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: Facsimile of title-page Shipwreck and Adventures of John P. Twyning. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 26 x 18.5. 0877705747

The wreck in September 1829 on Nicholson's Reef. Two narratives by one of the boatsteerers and the sailing master of the Australian brig Minerva on a sperm whaling voyage. Twyning lived for 20 years in the Islands and returned to England after the death of his wife from Horn Island (Futuna). Only two copies of the original are known to be held in Australia.

16924
VICHOT, Jacques
LA GUERRE POUR LA LIBERTE DES MERS, 1778-1783, Receuil d'estampes representant les differents evenements ...
$10.00 AUD

Musee de la Marine. Paris. 1976. Reprint published on 4th July, 1976 to celebrate the bicentenary of the U.S.A. No pagination, 26 pages with b/w illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.

Catalogue of engravings on the various events which led to the Independence of the U.S.A. Originally published shortly after the Peace Treaty in late 1783 or early 1784.

18687
VILLIERS, Alan
THE MARVELOUS MALDIVE ISLANDS [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXI, No. 6, 1957]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume CXI, No.6, June 1957. Includes article from P.829-849 with 1 map, 2 b/w & 18 colour photos by author. Soft cover. Very good. 25.5 x 17.5.

Discovery voyage through a little-known (at the time) sultanate of the Indian Ocean, straddling the equator. 8 photos of baggala.

18688
VILLIERS, Alan
HOW WE SAILED THE NEW MAYFLOWER TO AMERICA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXII, No. 5, 1957)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume CXII, No. 5, Nov. 1957. Includes article from P.627-672 with 1 map and 2 insets, 10 b/w and 25 colour photos. Soft covers with light wear. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.4.

Why did Mayflower II take the long Southern route? What were the risks she ran? Her skipper reveals the answers.

18693
VILLIERS, Alan & TAYLOR, Alexander
BY FULL-RIGGED SHIP TO DENMARK'S FAIRYLAND ( National Geographic, Volume CVIII, No. 6, 1955)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1955. Volume CVIII, No.6, December 1955. Includes article from P. 809 to 828 with 2 maps, 3 b/w photos and 25 colour photos. Very good. 25.2 x 17.5.

18755
WEBSTER SMITH, B.
THE WAR AT SEA 1941-1943
$10.00 AUD

Blackie & Son. London. c.1944. 1st Ed. 192 PP, plus 8 full-page b/w plates. Fp: Ordeal of Penelope. Cloth cover (rubbed). War economy paper (ageing), o/wise very good. 20 x 13.5.

Crete and the Middle East in 1941. Japanese attacks, Malta, Atlantic battles.

15799
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr & FROST, Alan
TERRA AUSTRALIS TO AUSTRALIA
$50.00 AUD

OUP. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. XIX, 242 PP with 143 b/w or colour illust. Fp: Matthew Flinder's first recorded use of the term 'Australia' 1804. Eps: Typus Orbis Terrarum. Cloth cover, dj. Dedicatory note signed by Alan Frost on title-page. A fine copy. 26.2 x 19.8. 0195549082

Describes the various stages of discovery and the significance of these for the European imagination. Examines the impact of early colonization on the Aborigines. A most comprehensive account of European discovery of Australia.

18116
WILLMOTT, H. P.
WARSHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Octopus Books. London. 1975. 1st Ed. in the Modern Military series. Introduction by Aram Bakshian, Jr. 144 PP with tables, maps, plans and bw/colour illustrations. Title-page: Main deck of USS Arkansas during WWII. Half title-page: HMS Warspite (nuclear submarine). Eps: US Battleship firing. Illustrated hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 21.2. 0706403568

Sea power since the ironclad.