68785
AAMH
FRENCH EXPLORATION - Special Issue of THE GREAT CIRCLE, Volume 39, No. 2, 2017

Perth, W.A. 2017. AAMH / The Australian Association for Maritime History. Special Issue: Vol. 39, No. 2, 2017, edited by Nicolas E.M. Bigourdan. XVIII, 155 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24 x 16.3.
France's Quest for Terra Australis, by Noelene Bloomfield. Louis Aleno de Saint Aloüarn, by Myra Stanbury. A Lasting Legacy: The Baudin Expedition, by Diana S. Jones. The Hydrographical Work ... Baudin Expedition, by Dany Bréelle. Jacques Arago, the Artist as Social Scientist in a world in transition, by Peter Brown.
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$40

53293
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History -- Volume 15, No. 1

Armidale, NSW. 1993. The Australian Association for Maritime History. 64 PP. Contains article P. 18 to 29. Card covers. Near fine.. 24 x 16.3.
Article by F.R.L. Carleton. An Eighteenth Century conventual Franciscan naturalist on the Laperouse Expediton. Père Laurent Receveur (1757-1788).
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$10

65077
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 21, Nos. 1 & 2

Adelaide. 1999. The Australian Association for Maritime History. Edited by Mark STANIFORTH. No. 1: 72 PP, contains Part 1 of article between pages 46 to 62 with 1 map and 1 figure. No. 2: 73-144 PP, contains Part 2 of article between pages 73 to 106. with 1 figure. Card covers. Near fine. 24 x 16.3.
Articles by Alfons Van der Kraan: A Merchant Armed: The Van Goens mission to Ceylon and India, 1653-54.
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$20

70388
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 19, No. 1 - 1997

Perth. 1997. Australian Association for Maritime History. Edited by G.R. HENNING. No. 1: 72 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Card covers. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 24.3 x 16.3.
No. 1: A regular and reciprocal system of commerce: Botany Bay, Nootka Sound and the isles of Japan, by Robert J. King. From Torres Islands to Dobo: the 1905 departure of the Torres Strait pearl-shelling fleets to Aru, Netherlands East Indies, by Steve Mullins. Cook's Endeavour Bark, by Mike Connell and Des Liddy.
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$10

65255
ACERRA, Martine & MEYER, Jean
LA GRANDE EPOQUE DE LA MARINE A VOILE

Rennes. 1987. Editions Ouest-France. 1st Ed. in "De Memoire d'homme: l'histoire" series. 215, (7) PP with 4 tables and 51 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly rubbed and sunned. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and title page. French text. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23 x 15.5. 273730038X
The glorious era of the French Sailing Navy. The ships, the shipyards, the manning... War at sea. Trading voyages. Scientific exploration.
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$10

65316
ACOSTA, Jose Juan Suarez, LORENZO, Felix Rodriguez & PADRON, Carmelo L. Quintero
CONQUISTA Y COLONIZACION

Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 1988. Centro de la Cultura Popular Canaria. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the Historia Popular de Canarias series. 112 PP, (3 index), (2 authors) with 2 b/w plates and b/w illustrations (graph, maps & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text. Very good. 21 x 15. 8440412517
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$20

70804
AKERS, T. H.
THE LOG OF THE COMMISSION of H.M.S. "ASTRAEA", on the Mediterranean and China Stations

La Vergne, TN, USA. c. 2010. Nabu Public Domain Reprint. A Nabu facsimile reprint of the 1902 original. (2), 134, (6 blank) PP with tables. Soft cover, title on front cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 9781294371373
Sailed from Chatham 22 June 1899. Mediterranean Station: 3rd July to 18 September 1900. China Station: Mid October 1900 to April 1902. Returned to Chatham on 23rd May 1902.
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$30

36694
ALAUX, Jean-Paul (editor)
MAGELLAN - Le Premier Voyage Autour du Monde par le Navire La Victoire, d'après le Récit de Antoine Pigaphetta

Paris. 1925. Editions du Galion d'Or. Limited edition of 600 copies. Trade edition of 500 numbered copies between 101 and 600 (No. 235), with a foreword by Paul Chack. (8), XXX, (2), 164 PP with wood cuts by Gustave Alaux, plus 5 plates of charts (4 folded). Fp: Arrival to the Pacific Ocean. Title page: Vignette of the Victoria. Illustrated card covers. Fine. French text. Scarce. 28.2 x 19.2.
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$150

61574
ALEXANDER, Caroline
SOUTH POLE RACE (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 2011. National Geographic Society. Volume 220, No. 3, September 2011. 156 PP. Contains article P. 122 to 135 with 1map in colour, 1 figure and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
The 1911 race to the South Pole between Scott and Amundsen.
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$10

70281
ALEXANDER, Caroline
SOUTH POLE RACE: AMUNDSEN vs SCOTT (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 220, No.3)

Washington. 2011. N.G.S. September 2001. Includes article from P.122 to 135 with 1 map in colour and 10 b/w ilustrations (1 diagram and 9 b/w photos). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

69028
ALLEN, Edward Weber
THE VANISHING FRENCHMAN, The Mysterious Disappearance of Lapérouse

Rutland, Vermont, USA. 1959. Charles E. Tuttle Co. 1st Ed. 321 PP, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Eps: Mappemonde with tracks of Voyage of the Boussole & Astrolabe 1785-1788. Cloth cover. Part of dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. Stamps of "State Library of Tasmania" / "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on title page. Very good reading copy. 21.5 x 15.5.
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$10

37386
ALLEN, W. E. D. (editor)
RUSSIAN EMBASSIES TO THE GEORGIAN KINGS (1589-1605) - Volume I

Cambridge. 1970. Hakluyt Society. Second Series, No. CXXXVIII. Translated by Anthony Mango. Volume I: 1st Ed. XXXII, 368 PP with 1 map, plus 4 folded maps, 11 plates (3 in colour and 8 b/w) and Map of Eastern Caucasia at end of volume. Fp: Illuminated capital letters from a manuscript of Saba Sulkhan Orbeliani's Dictionary of the Georgian Language. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 521010306
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$10

57865
ALLEN, W. E. D. (editor)
RUSSIAN EMBASSIES TO THE GEORGIAN KINGS (1589-1605) - Volume II

Cambridge. 1970. Hakluyt Society. Second Series, No. CXXXIX. Translated by Anthony Mango. Volume II: 1st Ed. IX, 369-640 PP, plus 1 coloured map, 1 folded map of Eastern Caucasia at end of Volume and 7 plates (2 in colour and 5 b/w). Fp (in colour): The men of Erzurum attacked by Simun. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 521010314
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$10

67463
AMALFI, Carmello & The West Australian
BRAWL OVER WHO KEEPS RARE COIN / The French First Europeans to Claim Australia (in The West Australian)

Perth. 1998. THe West Australian / The Australian. Articles pulled out from "The West Australian", "The Australian" published in January 1998. 4 pages and other related newspaper clippings with 1 sketch map, 2 colour and 8 b/w photos. Articles pasted down on card paper. Fine. 44 x 31.
Aftermath of the call of Saint Alloüarn, and his "Gros Ventre" at Dirk Hartog Island in April 1772.
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$20

50306
ANDERSON, Isabel
FROM CORSAIR TO RIFFIAN

Cambridge, Mass. 1927. The Riverside Press. 1st Ed. XX, 209 PP, plus 24 plates with 28 b/w photos. Fp: A Riffian. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 20.7 x 14.5.
A 2 months long voyage in the mid 1920s, through Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
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$30

45093
ANDREWS, Kenneth R. (editor)
THE LAST VOYAGE OF DRAKE AND HAWKINS

Cambridge. 1972. Hakluyt Society. Second Series. No. 142. XIV, 283 PP with 2 maps, plus 10 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover. Water damage on covers and endpapers. Spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Reading copy only. 22.5 x 14. 052101039X
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$5

45994
ANDREWS, Surgeon Captain O. W.
SEAMARKS AND LANDMARKS, being leaves from the log of Surgeon Captain O. W. Andrews, C.B.E., R.N.

London. 1927. Ernest Benn Limited. 1st Ed. (8), 360, X, PP with 1 musical score and 5 drawings, plus 34 plates with 48 b/w illustrations, and a folded map of the Dardanelles and a folded chart of the South West Pacific). Fp: Portrait of the author. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing and light wear to covers, o/wise a fine copy. 22.7 x 14.5.
Pacific Islands between December 1891 and February 1894 (Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia, New Hebrides ...). Dardanelles and Gallipoli landing...
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$60

57991
ANGELL, Barbara (compiler)
VOYAGE TO PORT PHILLIP 1803

Sorrento, Victoria. 1984. Nepean Historical Society. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 7 b/w illustratiopns. Soft cover, device ("Shire of Flinders") on front. Fine. 21.6 x 14. 0959089705
... on HMS Calcutta.
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$25

54236
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
PEDRO FERNANDEZ DE QUIROS ET LE VANUATU. Découverte mutuelle et Historiographie d'un acte fondateur. 1606

Port Vila. 2007. Groupe de Recherche sur l'Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / Délégation de la Commission Européenne au Vanuatu. 1st Ed. Opening Address by Nicolas Berlanga Martinez (European Commission) and prologue by Pierre Mayaudon (French Ambassador). 348 PP with 2 tables, 6 maps, 7 b/w illustrations and 9 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in English, French, Spanish and abstracts in either language as well as Bichlamar. Fine. 20.8 x 15. 29515558082
Proceedings (15 papers) of a meeting organised in Vanuatu by the University of French Polynesia and the University of New Caledonia. 1 paper in Spanish, by Rey Juan Carlos. 4 papers in English by: Mercedes Camino, Carlos Mondragon, Michel Perez and Margaret Jolly. 10 papers in French by: Annie Baert, Jean-Christophe Galipaud, Dominique Barbe, Claire Laux, Francisco Mellén...
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$40

34726
[ANONYMOUS]
MARITIME DISCOVERY AND ADVENTURE

London. c.1890. W. & R. Chambers. A Prize and Presentation book. 224, (32 adv.) PP with headpieces, tailpieces and 16 b/w illust. Fp: Selkirk falling over the precipice. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover, gilt title on spine. Speckling on front edge of front cover and spine. Internally very good. 18.8 x 12.5.
Tales of life on the ocean: Columbus' discovery of America. The South Sea Marauders: Henry Morgan, William Dampier... Narrative of the Dee a missing Whaler.
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$10

15572
ARASARATNAM, Sinnappah (editor)
FRANCOIS VALENTIJN'S DESCRIPTION OF CEYLON

London. 1978. Hakluyt Society. Second series. No. 149. XV, 395 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 12 b/w illustrations & 4 maps, and 1 large folded map at back. Fp: Title page of Oud en Nieuw Oost-Indien. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Light foxing on top outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0904180069
Ceylon after the Dutch conquest and the defeat of the Portuguese.
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$10

17982
ARCHIBALD, E. H. H.
TRAVELLERS BY SEA

London. 1962. National Maritime Museum / HMSO. 1st Ed. 34 PP with 16 b/w illustrations on full page. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. Oblong: 16.5 x 21.5.
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$10

64440
ARMSTRONG, George & VIDAL, Gore
VIDAL IN VENICE

London. 1987. Weidenfeld and Nicholson / Channel 4 Television. 1st paperback edition of the 1985 original. Edited by George Armstrong with a preface by Gore Vidal. 160 PP with colour illustrations (1 map with inset, paintings and colour photos by Tore Gill). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 26.4 x 19.5. 0297791575
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$15

34635
ARMSTRONG, Richard
THE DISCOVERERS

New York. 1970. Praeger. 2nd printing of the 1969 US original. Volume 2 in A History of Seafaring series. 128 PP with 56 b/w illust. (maps, drawings, paintings, photos). Fp: Goa in 1509. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.
From the world according to Ptolemy, to the Pacific explored by Captain James Cook.
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$10

20577
ARMSTRONG, Terence (editor)
YERMAK'S CAMPAIGN IN SIBERIA - A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman

London. 1975. The Hakluyt Society. Second series volume 146. X, 315 PP with 1 map and 155 b/w illust., plus 1 folded map. Fp: The conquest of Siberia (folded plate). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180034
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$10

35807
ARROWSMITH-BROWN, J. H. & PANKHURST, Richard (editors)
PRUTKY'S TRAVELS IN ETHIOPIA AND OTHER COUNTRIES

London. 1991. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 174 in the Second Series. XXVIII, 546 PP with 4 maps and 1 facsimile of Itinerarium. Fp: Emperor Iyasu II. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0904180301
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$10

52600
AUGHTON, Peter
THE FATAL VOYAGE. Captain Cook's Last Great Journey

London. 2007. Tauris Parke Paperback. 1st paperback edition of the 2005 original. X, 203 PP, (3 publications) with 9 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.8 x 13. 1845114046
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$15

68763
AUGHTON, Peter
THE FATAL VOYAGE. Captain Cook's Last Great Journey

London. 2005. Arris Books. 1st Ed. XII, 203 PP with 9 maps, plus 8 pages with 1 b/w and 12 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0184437050X
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$25

53841
AUSSEUR, Capitaine de Frégate J. P.
LES PREMIERS VOYAGEURS FRANCAIS AU DETROIT DE MAGELLAN: Monsieur de Gennes ou les Géants Patagons (in Neptunia)

Paris. 1966. Neptunia / Amis des Musées de la Marine. Issue No. 84, Autumn 1966. (2), 40 PP. Contains article between P. 12 and 23 with 19 b/w illustrations. Original pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 27 x 21.
Voyage of 1695/1696 with a failed attempt to cross the Straits of Magellan.
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$10

66008
AUSTRALIA POST
Australia's Heritage in Stamps - AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL COLLECTION - 1788-1988 (boxed set of 5 volumes)

Melbourne. 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 & 1988. Australia Post. 1st Ed. Vol. 1: 36 PP. Vol. 2: 36 PP. Vol. 3: 40 PP. Vol. 4: 52 PP. Vol. 5: 24 PP. A total of 188 PP with colour illustrations. Each volume with pictorial soft cover. Set of 5 volumes contained in original slipcase. No stamps included. Fine. 26 x 25. 0642869634 ...
Volume 1: The First Australians. Volume 2: Navigators and Shipwrecks. Volume 3: Botany Bay. Volume 4: The First Fleet. Volume 5: Sydney Cove 1788-1809.
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$50

70764
BADGER, G. M. (editor)
CAPTAIN COOK, Navigator and Scientist

Canberra. 1970. A.N.U.P. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Sir Macfarlane Burnet. IX, 143 PP with 4 colour & 18 b/w illust. Fp: Colour portrait of Captain James Cook, tipped in. Eps: Chart of the voyage of the Endeavour in the South Pacific 1769-1770. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 24 x 15. 0708100783
7 papers presented at the Cook Bicentenary Symposium, Australian Academy of Science, in Canberra - 1 May 1969. J.C. Beaglehole, Sir Frederick White ...
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$25

20543
BADGER, Geoffrey
THE EXPLORERS OF THE PACIFIC

Sydney. 1988. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. 248 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 18 colour illustrations. Fp: Map of the Pacific. Eps: Mappe Monde. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 0864172117
The story of hazard and adventure as the explorers found their way around the Pacific Ocean.
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$20

70457
BAGLIONE, Gabrielle & CREMIERE, Cédric
CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR - Painter and Naturalist: A Forgotten Treasure

Paris. 2016. Editions du Museum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre. 1st edition translated from the French original of 2009, by Jean Fornasiero & John West-Sooby. 392 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, pictorial boards. Fine. 29.3 x 26.2. 9791092305296
Voyage of Exploration to Australia, 1800-1804: pages 22 to 183.
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$100

69251
BAIONE, Tom (editor)
NATURAL HISTORIES: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library

New York. 2014. Sterling Signature. 1st Hardcover edition of the 2012 original. Foreword by Ellen V. Futter. XII, 164 PP with over 200 b/w or colour illustrations. FEP: A two-toed sloth climbing upright. REP: Trigla Volitans (Flying Gunard). Hard cover, pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.3. 9781454812149
Forty essays by Museum experts or notable masterworks, spanning 400 years. The First Animal Book, by Richard Ellis (Historia Animalium in five volumes , by Conrad Gessner, published 1551 to 1558). ... Discovering a New World: François Péron's Voyage to Australia, by Richard Pearson (Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes ... ). ... Sailing to the South Pole: Dumont d'Urville and the Discovery of East Antarctica, by Ross D. E. Macphee ....
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$30

64078
BALINT, Emery
TRACKS AROUND THE WORLD

Sydney. 1993. Author / Fast Books. 1st Ed. (10), 126 with b/w illustrations. Inside covers: Part of map of 'The South Pacific Ocean". Pictorial soft cover. Compliment slip "The University of New South Wales", typed, dated (25 November 1993) and signed by the Author, loosely inserted. Fine. 29.5 x 23. 0646163000
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$35

14600
BALLANDE, Henri
LE PREMIER CAP-HORNIER

Paris. 1989. Editions du Pen-Duick / Ouest-France. 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...
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$20

44884
BALLINA MUSEUM
LAS BALSAS EXPEDITION, Ecuador - Australia

Ballina, NSW. c. 2000. Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum. No pagination, 16 PP with 1 map at centrefold, 4 b/w photos and 9 portraits. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15.
3 balsa rafts Guayaquil, Mooloolaba and Aztlan, from Guyaquil (27 May 1973) in Equador to Ballina in Australia, 8600 miles and 178 days.
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$10

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

London. 1975. Adlard Coles. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 7 maps, 14 drawings and 29 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0229115063
As the earth warmed, Man migrated North and became seaborne giving us the Venetis (Celtic in French Brittany), the Vikings, the Normans ...
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$15

13762
BANQUE NATIONALE DE PARIS
EARLY FRENCH VOYAGES TO AUSTRALIA - LES PREMIERES EXPEDITIONS FRANCAISES VERS L'AUSTRALIE (A portfolio of reproductions)

Melbourne. 1981. Banque Nationale de Paris. Limited edition of 2300 copies. Special folder containing: An 8 PP text book with a preface by Rodney Davidson, 2 colour reproductions of invitations to attend State banquets marking the Centenary of Settlement in NSW (1888) and the opening of the Commonwealth Parliament (1901) and on title page (protected by tissue guard): Frontispiece of "Atlas du Voyage de La Pérouse, 1797". As well as 17 facsimiles of plates (4 of them on double page) from the atlases from Bougainville's Voyage until that of Dumont d'Urville's Second Voyage. Original blue stiff folder. Letter from Banque Nationale de Paris to previous owner loosely inserted. Fine. French & English text. Large folio (47.3 cm x 65.6cm).
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$550

44071
BARBICHE, Jean-Paul, BLONDEL, Annie & RANSON, Rita (editors)
DES ODYSSEES A TRAVERS LE TEMPS - Voyages, migrations, découvertes

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 458, (2) PP. Soft cover. New. French and English texts. 24 x 16 2747531708
40 texts on voyages, migrations and discoveries. 2 in English (Sailor, prospector, tramp: Jack London's journeys to socialism...), and 38 in French ( Le Havre to Valparaiso, on board the clipper Mineiro... Three uneasy pieces: the linguistic odyssey of Patrick White...)
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$100

38159
BARBOUR, Philip L. (editor)
THE JAMESTOWN VOYAGES UNDER THE FIRST CHARTER 1606-1609 Volume I

Cambridge. 1969. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publication 136 of Hakluyt Society second series. Vol. I: XXVIII, 247 PP with 1 facsimile of title page and 2 maps, plus 1 folded map and 2 b/w plates. Fp: The original fleet of 1606. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj has a little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
Documents relating to the foundation of Jamestown and the history of the Jamestown colony up to the departure of Captain John Smith, last president of the Council in Virginia under the first charter, early in October, 1609. Volume I: 44 documents.
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$25

31575
BARKER, Felix, ROSS-MACDONALD, Malcolm & CASTLEREAGH, Duncan
THE GLORIOUS AGE OF EXPLORATION

New York. 1973. Doubleday. 1st US edition of the 1971 UK original, in the Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration. 488 PP with b/w and colour illust. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26.5 x 19.5. 038504352X
From the first explorations by Egyptians and Phoenicians to the voyage of Magellan.
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$15

31506
BARR, William & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
VOYAGES TO HUDSON BAY IN SEARCH OF A NORTHWEST PASSAGE 1741-1747 (in two volumes)

London. 1994 & 1995. The Hakluyt Society. Nos. 177 & 181 in the Second series. Volume I: XII, (2), 333 PP with 11 b/w plates. Fp: Inscription on rocks at Sloop Cove, Churchill. Volume II: XV, 393 PP with 20 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Arthur Dobbs (1755). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubber, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180360 / 417
Volume I: The Voyage of Christopher Middleton in 1741-1742 on the Furnace and the Discovery. Volume II: The Voyage of William Moor and Francis Smith 1746-1747 on the Dobbs Galley and the California..
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$30

70467
BARRATT, Glynn
THE RUSSIANS AND AUSTRALIA - Volume 1 of "Russia and the South Pacific, 1696-1840"

Vancouver. 1988. U.B.C. Press. 1st Ed.. XIII, 338 PP, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside page edges, o/wise a fine copy. 23.5 x 16. 077480291X
The first comprehensive study of Russian naval, social, mercantile & scientific enterprise in NSW, 1807 to 1835.
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$50

60487
BARRETO, Luis Filipe & GARCIA, José Manuel
PORTUGAL IN THE OPENING OF THE WORLD

Lisbon. c. 2000. Comissão Nacional para as Comemorações dos Descobrimentos Portugueses. 1st English edition translated by Martin A. Kayman & Maria Filomena Mesquita. 91 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.2 x 20.
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$25

20135
BARRETO, Mascarenhas
THE PORTUGUESE COLUMBUS, Secret Agent of King John II

London. 1992. Macmillan. 1st English edition, translated from the 1988 Portuguese original O Português Cristovao Colombo: Agente Secreto do Rei Dom Joao II. XXII, 572 PP with 6 tables, 19 genealogical trees, and 86 illlust., plus 8 pages with 16 b/w plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24 x 16. 09333563158
Columbus: a Portuguese spy in the court of the Spanish monarchs with the mission of putting Spain off the true route to India by misleading them into the Caribbean.
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$25

68918
BASS, Gordon
THE GREAT ESCAPE, circumnavigation of "Half-Safe" (in the Weekend Australian Magazine)

Sydney. 2017. Nationwide News. Issue July 29-30, 2017. 60 PP. Contains article pages 20 to 23 with 2 b/w and 3 colour photos. Pictorial soft wrappers. Fine. 27.5 x 22.3.
On the voyage in the 1950s on land and sea of Ben Carlin, an Australian mining engineer and his wife, on board "Half-Safe", an amphibious jeep.
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$5

70963
BASS, Gordon
THE LAST GREAT ADVENTURER

Sydney. 2017. Ebury Press / Penguin Random House Australia. 1st Ed. (14), 365, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (2 plans of "Half-Safe" and 3 maps), plus 16 pages with 7 colour and 31 b/w photos). Pictorial soft covers. New. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781925324990
Bern Carlin's epic journey around the world by amphibious jeep.
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$35

65642
BASSETT, Marnie
BEHIND THE PICTURE, H.M.S. Rattlesnake's Australia-New Guinea Cruise 1846 to 1850

Melbourne. 1966. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 112 PP with 2 maps, plus 22 pages with 21 b/w plates and 1 folded plate in colour at back of book (water-colour sketch of the Rattlesnake and Cape York coast, by Oswald Brierly). Fp: Figurehead of the Rattlesnake. FEP: Section of Owen Stanley's plan of Cape York and Albany Island. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj. A little insect damage at head of spine of dust jacket. Name of previous owner on half title page. Note on title page to previous owner signed by the author. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
Surveying cruise off the coasts of Australia and New Guinea, and amongst the islands of Torres Strait. On the land journey of the explorer E.B. Kennedy. Rescue of Mrs. Thomson, wife of the captain of the shipwrecked cutter "America", held by the natives of Prince of Wales Island...
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$25

63911
BASSETT, Marnie
REALMS AND ISLANDS, The World Voyage of Rose de Freycinet in the Corvette Uranie 1817-1820

London. 1962. O.U.P. 1st Ed. XII, 275 PP with 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 1 map and 46 b/w illust. Fp: Portraits of Rose and of Louis de Freycinet. FEP: Voyage Toulon to Shark Bay. REP: Shark Bay to Le Havre. Cloth cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 15.
The voyage of Rose with her husband, Capt. Louis de Saulces de Freycinet, of the Uranie. Calls in Australia, shipwrecked on the Falklands (from her journal & letters and the reports of Louis de Saulces de Freycinet, Capitaine de Corvette).
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$35

63376
BASSO, Hamilton
A QUOTA OF SEAWEED - Persons and Places in Brazil, Spain, Honduras, Jamaica, Tahiti, and Samoa

London. 1961. Collins. 1st UK edition.191 PP with 6 drawings by Tom Funk. Hard cover. Ex Library copy with stamp on front endpaper and dates on rear endpaper. Very good reading copy. 21.7 x 14.5.
South Seas Diary with a voyage on a tramp and stay of a month in Tahiti, followed by Robert Louis Stevenson and Samoa.
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$10

66023
BATHE, B. W.
SEVEN CENTURIES OF SEA TRAVEL - From the Crusaders to the Cruises

New York. 1973. Tudor Publishing Company. 1st US edition. 298, (1) PP with 327 b/w illustrations, and 30 colour plates tipped in. Cloth, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with short tears at head of spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper and at top of title page. Sellotape marks on endpapers. Occasional foxing. Internally near fine. Large format: 31.7 x 28.5. 0814805620
The development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present.
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$15

20620
BATHE, B.W.
SEVEN CENTURIES OF SEA TRAVEL - From the Crusaders to the Cruises

New York. 1990. Portland House. Reprint of the 1st US edition. 296 PP with 30 colour & 327 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31.5 x 25.2. 0517017547
The development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present.
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$10

70676
BAUDIN, Nicolas
THE JOURNAL OF POST CAPTAIN NICOLAS BAUDIN - 1800-1803, Commander-in-Chief of the Corvettes GEOGRAPHE and NATURALISTE

Adelaide. 2004. Friends of the Library of South Australia. New edition of the 1974 original Australian edition, translated from the French by Christine Cornell, with an updated (2004) preface and a foreword by Jean-Paul Faivre. Edition limited to 300 copies (99 numbered), this is one of the unumbered copies. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 222. XXI, 609 PP with 1 map and 1 chart, plus large folded map in pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Half title page with portrait of Nicolas Baudin. Title page. Cloth cover, bound in quarter leather, gilt device and title on spine, device in blind on front board, ribbon page marker. A fine copy. Scarce. 25.3 x 19.5. 187615442X
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$500

70455
BAUDIN, Nicolas
THE JOURNAL OF POST CAPTAIN NICOLAS BAUDIN - 1800-1803, Commander-in-Chief of the Corvettes GEOGRAPHE and NATURALISTE

Adelaide. 1974. Libraries Board of South Australia. 1st Australian edition, translated from the French by Christine Cornell, and with a foreword by Jean-Paul Faivre. XXI, 609 PP with 2 b/w charts. Fp: Reproduction of the title page of the original log book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, and gilt signature of Nicolas Baudin on front cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 29 x 22. 0724300430
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$125

21189
BAUDIN, Nicolas
LE VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES 1800-1804

Honfleur. 1996. Musée Eugène Boudin / Ville de Honfleur. 4 PP in the form of a newspaper with 1 map in colour, 2 b/w & 10 colour illustrations. Compiled by Ann-Marie Bergeret. Fine. French text. 35 x 25.
Journal of an exhibition held from 4th May to 24 June 1996 at Honfleur, the birth place of Emmanuel Hamelin who was the Captain of the Naturaliste, one of the two vessels of Baudin's expedition to Australia (1800-1804). Preparations and the voyage itself. The exhibition was held to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles-Alexandre Lesueur. Contains a short biography of Admiral Emmanuel Hamelin and two of the artists of the voyage (Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas Martin Petit).
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$15

70824
BAUMAN, Jon
THE SOVEREIGNS AND THE ADMIRAL: A Biography of Isabel, Ferdinand and Colombus

Lufkin, Texas. 1991. Epigram Press. 1st printing of the original edition. 379 PP with 1 family Tree of the Sovereigns and 3 maps. Hard cover, dj. Ex-library copy with rubbed patches on endpapers, stamps on front endpaper and the title page, otherwise a very good clean copy. 23.5 x 16. 1878096230
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$25

62286
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE DISCOVERY OF NEW ZEALAND

London. 1961. Oxford University Press. 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.
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$35

66533
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE EXPLORATION OF THE PACIFIC

London. 1975. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint of the 3rd revised edition of 1966, rewritten from the 1934 original. XVI, 3-346 PP with 4 maps (routes of the early explorers from Magellan to Captain Cook). Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is price-clipped with a small piece missing at top of spine and top rear cover and is faded on front and spine. Small crease on lower corner of FFEP, o/wise very clean and near fine internally. 22.2 x 14.5. 0713601841
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$25

10316
BEALE, Edgar
KENNEDY OF CAPE YORK

Adelaide. 1970. Rigby. 1st Ed. (12), 282 PP with 6 maps (2 on double page), plus 20 pages with 48 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Australia with tracks of Edmund Kennedy's Australian Travels 1840-1848. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 24 x 16.5. 851790062
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$15

51535
BEAUTEMPS-BEAUPRE, C. F.
CARTE DES ARCHIPELS DES ILES SALOMON, DE LA LOUISIADE ET DE LA NOUVELLE BRETAGNE, situés à l'Est de la Nouvelle Guinée

Paris. 1806. Dépôt Général de la Marine. Original copper-engraved chart (Hyd. Fr. No. 608 - No. 21) showing the tracks of Bruny d'Entrecasteaux' s Frigates in 1792 and in 1793. Size of chart inside graduated border (Latitude and Longitude Méridien de l'Observatoire Impérial de Paris): 465 x 730 mm. Chart mounted on canvas buckram, laid paper with watermark Crown & Shield (AM on Shield) and name ARCHETTE. Coloured in outline with a very fine appearance. Very good condition. Size: 565 x 840 mm.
Chart of the Solomon Islands, the Louisiade and New Britain Archipelagoes, by C. F. Beautemps Beaupré, hydrographer with the Expedition led by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux in search for Lapérouse.
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$500

33689
BECKINGHAM, C. F. & HUNTINGFORD, G. W. B. (editors)
THE PRESTER JOHN OF THE INDIES - A True Relation of the Lands of the Prester John Being the Narrative of the Portuguese Embassy to Ethiopia in 1520 written by Father Francisco Alvares - VOLUME II

Cambridge. 1961. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publication 105 of Hakluyt Society second series. Volume II: VI, P.323 to 618 with 6 illust., plus 3 plates and 1 large folded map in rear pocket. Fp: Amhara and Shoa, as depicted in a Venetian map of 1588. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, few pages and the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14.5.
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$25

31785
BEEBE, William
EDGE OF THE JUNGLE

New York. No date, c. 1928. Garden City. Reprint of the 1921 original. (8), 303 PP. Fp: Portrait of William Beebe. Cloth cover. Covers marked, spine sunned, ageing of paper. Very good. 20.7 x 13.5.
Essays Dealing with the jungle at the Tropical Research Station of the New York Zoological Society situated at Kartabo, British Guiana.
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$10

46311
BEEBE, William
HIGH JUNGLE

London. 1952. Readers Union. Reprint of the original published by John Lane. XII, 234 PP with 2 drawings, plus 32 pages with 50 b/w photos. Eps: maps of the Americas and part of Venezuela.Cloth cover, device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers speckled. Foxing spots. Very good reading copy. . 21 x 13.
Essays dealing with the jungle of Venezuela, in 1945, 1946 and 1948.
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$5

67691
BEHOUNEK, Francesco
IL NAUFRAGIO DELLA SPEDIZIONE NOBILE SETTE SETTIMANI SUL PACK

Firenze, Italia. 1930. R. Bemporad & Figlio Editori. 4th edition. (10), 245, (3) PP, plus frontispiece (with tissue guard) and 42 pages with b/w illustrations (1 sketch plan of "Italia", 1 page of manuscript, 3 maps and 64 photos). Fp: portrait of Francesco Bouhenek. Hard cover, quarter bound, gilt title on leather spine. Slight ageing of paper. Italian text. A near fine copy. 23.2 x 15.
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$30

46789
BELLEC, François
LE LIVRE DE L'AVENTURE MARITIME

Paris. 1995. Philippe Lebaud / Editions du Félin. 1st Ed., in collection Les Temps du Monde. 315 PP, (2 colophon) with 34 b/w illustrations, plus 30 pages with 46 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 27.5 x 19. 2866452054
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$50

31872
BELLEC, François
OCEANS DES HOMMES

Rennes. 1987. Ouest-France. 1st Ed. 236 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Hekatottore, Greek war galley with 100 oars. REP: View of Venice, 1500. Pictorial laminated boards. French text. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.6 x 17. 2737300401
Mankind and the oceans.
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$20

63858
BERENGER, M.
COLLECTION ABREGEE DES VOYAGES FAITS AUTOUR DU MONDE - Tome Quatrième

Paris. 1789. Lejay fils, Libraire. 1st Edition of Volume 4: 408 PP with 1 headpiece, 1 tailpiece and a frontispiece. Fp: Anson voit revenir son Vaisseau... Stained outside edges. Hard cover, full leather bound, gilt decoration and title "Voyage de Kooc" & "4" on spine. Stain on lower margin of leaf 113/114 & lower corner of leaf 131/132 chipped (no loss of text). French text. Very good. 19.3 x 11.5.
Volume 4 - 3 Voyages around the world: M. De La Barbinais Le Gentil (1714-1718) - Commodore Anson (1740-1744) - Capitaine Wallis (1766-1768).
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$100

44296
BERRILL, N. J.
JOURNEY INTO WONDER

London. 1953. Victor Gollancz. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 1 headpiece and 3 maps. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Few annotations in margin. Small stain on page 67. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 20 x 13.
The great voyages that opened up the world.
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$10

45159
BERTHON, Simon & ROBINSON, Andrew
THE SHAPE OF THE WORLD

Chicago. 1991. Rand McNally. 1st US edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp: Satellite photograph of North America. Eps: Details of a Dutch world map of the 17th century. Hard cover, dj (a few closed tears). Near fine. 23.5 x 25. 0528834193
The mapping and discovery of the earth: from the first crude map to the shots from space.
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$15

57829
BIRKETT, Dea
SPINSTERS ABROAD: Victorian Lady Explorers

Oxford. 1989. Basil Blackwell. 1st Ed. XII, 300 PP with 5 maps and 21 b/w illustrations. Newspaper review of the book, loosely inserted. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0631156046
Constance Gordon Cumming in the South Pacific and in China ... Isabella Bird in Hawai'i and on the Yangtse ...
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$15

38409
BIVAR, A. D. H. (editor)
THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA, A.D. 1325-1354 - Volume V - Index to Volumes I-IV

London. 2000. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publication 190 of Hakluyt Society second series. X, 153 PP. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Letter from Hakluyt Society loosely inserted. Fine. 22.3 x 14.2. 0904180670
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$20

67132
BLAINEY, Geoffrey
SEA OF DANGERS: Captain Cook and his Rivals

Melbourne. 2010. Penguin Group. 1st paperback edition of the 2008 original. XI, 420 PP with 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 10 b/w and 14 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780143798521
1768 to 1771: quest of the great Southland by Captain Cook on the Endeavour and Jean de Surville on the St. Jean Baptiste.
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$20

69014
BLANCH, Ken
THE EXPLORERS - FLINDERS & BASS, No. 1 in the Sunday Mail series

Brisbane, 1996. The Courier-Mail. Folder containing: Issue for 24th March 1996, pages 65 to 68 with 2 b/w illustrations and art works by Gina Lawrence, Matt Davidson, Rick Butcher and Emma Chisholm. As well as newspaper clipping dated 15th July 1999, and photocopy of sketch plans of HMS Investigator. Very good. Large format: 40.5 x 28.
Hero of a Shipwreck, by Ken Blanch.
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$10

53131
BLANCO, Francisco Mellén, DE LUCAS GONZALEZ, Miguel & TALAVAN, Miguel Luque
EXPEDICIONES ESPAÑOLAS EN EL PACIFICO SUR DEL SIGLO XVI AL XVIII / Spanish Expeditions to the South Pacific in the 16th-18th centuries

Madrid. 2006. SEACEX / Sociedad Estatal para la Accion Cultural de España. 1st Ed. Forewords by Carmen Cerdeira and Miguel Angel Moratinos. 56 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Spanish and English text. Fine. 21 x 21. 8496008975
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$35

65226
BLIGH, William
THE BLIGH NOTEBOOK - 'Rough Account - Lieutenant Wm Bligh's voyage in the Bounty's Launch from the ship to Tofua & from thence to Timor'

Canberra. 1987. Allen & Unwin / NLA. Transcription and Facsimile, edited by John Bach. XIV, 336 with 3 colour illustrations and b/w illustrations including 2 large folded plates with plans of Bounty launch, chart from Tofua to Isle of Java (with 3 insets) and painting of Kupang about 1803, & the facsimile of the Notebook (Page 221 to 328), draft list of mutineers (pages 331 to 336). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 24.6 x 16.8. 0049090321 / 0642104042
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$30

58974
BLOND, Georges
GRANDS NAVIGATEURS

Paris. 1974. Gautier-Languereau. 1st edition in the Collection Nouveaux Bibliophiles, of the 1960 original. 147, (4) PP, plus 128 pages with over 155 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front board, gilt title on spine. French text. Fine. 23.2 x 17.5.
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$20

70475
BLOOMFIELD, Noelene
ALMOST A FRENCH AUSTRALIA: French-British Rivalry in the Southern Oceans

Canberra. 2017. Halstead Press. 1st paperback edition of the 2012 original. Foreword (French / English) by Pierre Labbe. 190 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (in mint condition). 23.3 x 17.4. 9781925043396
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$35

44191
BLUNT, Wilfrid
THE GOLDEN ROAD TO SAMARKAND

New York. 1973. The Viking Press. 1st. US edition. 280 PP with 2 family trees, 5 maps, 32 colour plates and 96 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Near fine. 25.5 x 20.5. 670344389
Alexander the Great. William of Rubruck. Marco Polo. Ibn Battuta...
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$10

14692
BOMBARD, Alain
LES GRANDS NAVIGATEURS

Paris. 1976. Presses de la Cite. 1st Ed. 269 PP with 14 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Spine with a crease, foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. French text. 24 x 15.3. 2258001633
The Vikings, the Explorers (Bougainville, Cook, La Pérouse), the legendary seafarers (Ulysses, Pytheas,...).
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$15

52891
BONAPARTE, Prince Roland
NOTE sur les récents Voyages du Dr. H. Ten Kate, dans l'Amérique du Sud

Paris. 1886. Bibliothèque du Prince Roland Bonaparte. 1st Ed. Introduction by F. Escard. 11 PP. Bound copy. Card cover, cloth spine, title on paper vignette pasted down on front cover. Stamp at top corner of first page. Ingleton bookplate inside front cover. Fine. French text. 25 x 19.
Voyage of an Anthropologist in Dutch Guyana where he arrived on 13 June 1885 at Paramaribo...
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$100

67432
BONINGTON, Chris
QUEST FOR ADVENTURE

London. 1981. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 448 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Very good. 28.2 x 22.2. 0340255994
21 Adventures - Oceans: Kon Tiki / Thor Heyerdahl. Gipsy Moth / Francis Chichester. Ice Bird / David Lewis. ... Desert. Rivers. Mountains. Poles ... Air.
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$10

66699
BONINGTON, Chris
QUEST FOR ADVENTURE - Ultimate Feats of Modern Exploration

Washington. 2000. Adventure Press / National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 352 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, plans and photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27.2 x 20.2. 0792279530
17 Adventures - Oceans: Kon Tiki / Thor Heyerdahl. Gipsy Moth / Francis Chichester. Ice Bird / David Lewis. ... Desert. Rivers. Mountains. Poles ... Air.
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$15

65836
BONNE, M.
ATLAS MARITIME OU CARTES REDUITES DE TOUTES LES CÔTES DE FRANCE, avec des Cartes particulières des Isles voisines les plus considérables, suivies des Plans des principales Villes Maritimes de ce Royaume

Paris. 1762. Chez Lattré. 1st Ed. Avertissement, 6 Mars, 1762, by Bellin. 8, (30 plates on double page), 46, 4 PP with 32 colour plates (Title page, Dédicace au Roi and 30 colour plates on double page (1 Chart of France, 6 charts on the Atlantic Coast, 2 charts on the Mediterranean Coast, 3 charts on islands off the Atlantic Coast and 18 of plans). Full leather bound, gilt decorated covers, gilt title (shortened) on spine, all edges gilt, marbled enddpapers. Last plate with a short repair at fold and a few pages have small nicks at the bottom and one very small repaired closed tear. Corners of covers rubbed. French text. A near fine copy. Rare. Octavo format: 12.8 x 8.5.
Coasts and Ports of France, before the purchase of the Island of Corsica. An item for the collector. More images available upon request.
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$4500

71186
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline & TERRY, Martin (editors)
TERRE NAPOLEON, An Encounter

Adelaide. 1986. Alliance Française de l'Australie du Sud. 1st Ed., with a foreword by John Bannon, Premier of South Australia and a preface by Jean Terrassin. X, 28 PP with 6 b/w illustrations (4 portraits (2 photos, 2 drawings) and 2 drawings by Charles-Alexandre Lesueur, and 5 advertisements, plus 4 pages with 4 colour plates. Stiff covers, illustrated front (Bust of an aborigine, by Nicolas Petit). Covers with light wear o/wise contents near fine. 24 x 16.7.
Catalogue of the exhibition organised for the Sesquicentenary of South Australia, with the Collection "Lesueur" from Le Havre.
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$30

43282
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline, BUSTARRET, Claire & BRETON, Gérard
ETUDE CODICOLOGIQUE DES MANUSCRITS ET DESSINS DE MEDUSES DE FRANCOIS PERON ET CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR

Le Havre. 1995. Editions du Muséum du Havre. Volume 82, part 2, 2nd term 1995 of Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre. Contains article P. 5 to 97 with 41 b/w illust. and 6 b/w plates, plus 4 pages Addenda & Errata loosely inserted. Lacks the original soft cover, o/wise fine. French text. 29.5 x 20.8.
Material analysis of the documents as supports of texts and drawings drafted by Péron and Lesueur for their study on jelly-fish during a determined period of time (1800-1810). Comparison with other manuscripts contemporary with their work.
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$30

61043
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline, BUSTARRET, Claire & BRETON, Gérard
ETUDE CODICOLOGIQUE DES MANUSCRITS ET DESSINS DE MEDUSES DE FRANCOIS PERON ET CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR

Le Havre. 1995. Editions du Muséum du Havre. Volume 82, part 2, 2nd term 1995 of Bulletin Trimestriel de la Société Géologique de Normandie et des Amis du Muséum du Havre. Contains article P. 5 to 97 with 41 b/w illust. and 6 b/w plates, plus 4 pages Addenda & Errata loosely inserted. Lacks the original soft cover, o/wise fine. "Hommage des Auteurs" inscribed and signed at top of page 5. French text. Fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
Material analysis of the documents as supports of texts and drawings drafted by Péron and Lesueur for their study on jelly-fish during a determined period of time (1800-1810). Comparison with other manuscripts contemporary with their work.
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$35

68779
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline, FORSYTH, Elliott, & SMITH, Bernard
BAUDIN IN AUSTRALIAN WATERS, The Artwork of the French Voyage of Discovery to the Southern Lands 1800-1804

Melbourne. 1988. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 347 PP with 35 b/w plates and around 300 illustrations (153 in colour). Fp: Portrait in pencil of Nicolas Baudin. Eps: Part of the Carte Générale de la Terre Napoléon. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Fine. 34 x 23.5. 019554787X
From the Lesueur Collection in Le Havre.
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$265

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

Paris. 2012. Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala.. 1st edition. Vol. II: 618, (4) PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 1 graph, 4 photos, 6 maps), plus XVI plates with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107383
Tome / Volume II: Science, religion et culture.
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$85

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

Paris. 2012. Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala. 1st edition. Foreword by Abou Diouf and Preface by Xavier Darcos. Vol. I: 1190 PP, plus XII plates with b/w or colour illustrations.. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782811107376
Tome / Volume I - Histoire: Périodes et Continents / History: Chronology , Continents.
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$110

63733
BOOZ, Elisabeth B. & Patrick R., CLARKE, Thurston, FISHER, Ron & RAMSAY, Cynthia Russ
GREAT JOURNEYS OF THE WORLD

Washington. 1996. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, simile leather, device in blind on front board, gilt title on spine. Fine. 26 x 18. 0792229428
Crossing Europe on the Orient Express. On Safari in East Africa. A Royal Train through Rajasthan. Cruising the mighty Yangtze River. Traveling Canada's Transcontinental Railroad.
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$10

65778
BORCHGREVINK, C. E.
FIRST ON THE ANTARCTIC CONTINENT Being an account of the British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900

Montreal. 1980. McGill-Queen's University Press. Reprint by offset lithography of the 1901 original, with a new introduction by Tore Gjelsvik. XVI, VII, 333 PP with over 25 tables and b/w illustrations (graphs from barometer & thermometer, sketch map and over 200 photos), plus 3 folded maps at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of Cartens E. Borchgrevink. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and a lightly sunned spine, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5. 0773505156
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$200

39003
BOURDAT, Pierre / DERIBERE, Paulette & Maurice
LOYS MASSON (1915-1969): Poète et Romancier de l'Ocèan Indien - An Indian Ocean Poet and Novelist / LES ILES MALDIVES - THE MALDIVE ISLANDS (in Courrier des Messageries Maritimes No. 141)

Paris. 1974. Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes. No. 141, July-August 1974. Contains articles: P. 15 to 19 with 9 b/w photos / P. 20 to 29 with 1 map, 2 colour and 12 duotone illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French and English text. 30.5 x 24.
Loys Masson. Maldive archipelago, in the Indian Ocean.
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$20

18415
BOWEN, E. G.
BRITAIN AND THE WESTERN SEAWAYS

London. 1972. Thames & Hudson. 1st Ed. 196 PP with 61 photos, 17 line draw., 27 maps & 1 table in text. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Covers lightly marked. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 21 x 15.7. 0500020760
The Atlantic Ocean and connected waterways which played an important role in the prehistory and early history of Western Europe.
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$5

66946
BOWERMASTER, Jon
DESCENDING THE DRAGON: My Journey Down the Coast of Vietnam

Washington. 2008. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w photos, plus 32 pages with 29 colour photos. Photography by Rob Howard. Pictorial stiff covers. Top corner of last 50 page lightly bumped. Near fine. 25.4 x 21 9781426203046
... by kayak.
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$10

55461
BOWIE, Beverley
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK OF EMPIRE (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXII, No. 5, 1957)

Washington. 1957. N.G.S. Volume CXII, No. 5, Nov. 1957. Includes article from P.583 to 626 with an introduction by H.R.H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, 1 map on double page, 28 b/w photos and 17 colour illustrations (2 paintings by Edward Seago & 15 photos). Soft cover, spine worn. Leaf 637/638 torn (not affecting this article). Near fine. 25.4 x 17.4.
Voyage of the Royal Yacht Britannia.
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$10

45649
BOWN, Stephen R.
SCURVY - How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail

London. 2003. Viking. 1st Ed. 284 PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 18.8 x 13.7. 0670041203
The Mariner: Captain James Cook.
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$15

57936
BOWN, Stephen R.
SCURVY - How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail

Melbourne. 2004. Penguin. 1st paperback edition of the 2003 original. 284, (2) PP with 22 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Very good reading copy. 19.8 x 13. 0143002643
The Mariner: Captain James Cook.
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$5

20565
BOXER, C. R. (Editor)
FURTHER SELECTIONS FROM THE TRAGIC HISTORY OF THE SEA 1559-1565. Narratives of the Shipwrecks of the Portuguese East Indiamen Aguia and Garça (1559) Sao Paulo (1561) and the misadventures of the Brazil-ship Santo Antonio (1565)

Cambridge. 1968. Hakluyt Society. Second Series. No. CXXXII. VIII, 170 PP with 8 b/w illustrations, plus 5 plates (1 folded) and 2 folded maps. Fp: Portrait of Francisco Barreto. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with light foxing and browned on spine. Near fine internally. 22 x 14.5.
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$10

62742
BOXER, Charles Ralph
THE GREAT SHIP FROM AMACON - Annals of Macao and the Old Japan Trade, 1555-1640

Lisboa. 1959. Centro de Estudos Historicos UltraMarinos. 1st Ed. XI, 361 PP, plus 1 map, 6 plates and 1 large folded map of Japan at back. Fp: The Great Ship from Macao, circa 1552. Soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 23.6 x 16.2.
The saga of the Macau-Japan trade from its beginning in 1555, to its end, in 1640. Part I: The annual Japan voyage. Part II: Privileges and duties of the Captain-Majors of the Japan voyage. Cargoes carried between Macao and Nagasaki. Hazards of navigation in the China sea...(some of the letters of part II are in Portuguese).
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$200

62743
BOXER, C.R.
JAN COMPAGNIE IN JAPAN, 1600-1950 - An Essay on the Cultural, Artistic and Scientific influence exercised by the Hollanders in Japan from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries

The Hague. 1950. Martinus Nijhoff. 2nd revised edition of the 1936 original. XII, 198 PP with 1 b/w illustration (signature of Titsingh in 1786), plus 4 plates with colour illustrations tipped in, and 13 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): Nagasaki wood-cut of the Dutch East-India ship Schellach, c. 1782. Title page: vignette of a Dutch East-India ship. Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner at top of preliminary page. Small crease on bottom of front cover, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24.5 x 16.
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$75

68117
BOYD, Alistair
ROYAL CHALLENGE ACCEPTED

London. 1962. Macdonald. April 1962 reprint of the January 1962 original. XII, 13-224 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w photos. Fp: "... how to get there". Cloth cover, title on vignette on spine. Signature of previous owner and stamp of "The Tasmanian Maritime and Folk Museum" on front endpaper. Very good condition. 22.2 x 14.5.
Alistair's journey around the world, following the quip of Prince Philip: "What I would like every University student or graduate to be able to do first of all is to work his way around the world on £5 ...".
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$10

54528
BRANCHI, Camillo
INSELN DER SONNE, INSELN DES GRAUENS: Kreuzfahrt im Pazifik

Zurich. c. 1941. Albert Müller Verlag. 1st German edition of the Italian original Dalle Isole Turchine agli Atolli del Sole. 202, (2) pp. Eps: Map of the South Pacific. Cloth cover, decorated front. Spine lightly sunned. Slight ageing of paper. German text. Very good. 23 x 16.
Cruise in the Pacific.
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$15

68507
BRAZIER, Mark & DAVIES, Shann
VIVA MACAU !

Hong Kong. 1980. Macmillan. 1st Ed. Foreword by Staley Ho. (12), 132 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title-page: Chart of mouth of Canton river with Macau. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, chipped dj. Signature of previous owner on first page. Very good. 29 x 21.5. 9620301617
History of the first European city built on the Asian mainland, and initially used as a warehouse for trade with Japan.
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$20

42781
BRENNAN, Michael G.
ENGLISH CIVIL WAR TRAVELLERS AND THE ORIGINS OF THE WESTERN EUROPEAN GRAND TOUR

London. 2002. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 15 b/w plates. Soft cover. New. 21 x 13.5. 0904180751
Annual lecture 2001. (Delivered at the Annual General Meeting, 26 June 2001).
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$5

54617
BRENNAN, Michael G. (editor)
THE ORIGINS OF THE GRAND TOUR. The Travels of Robert Montagu, Lord Mandeville (169-1654), William Hammond (1655-1658), Banaster Maynard (1660-1663)

London. 2004. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 14. XVIII, 331 PP with 49 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180859
Travels of the 17th century in Europe.
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$25

39881
BRENT, Peter
LA SAGA DES VIKINGS

Paris. 1978. Tallandier. 1st French edition of the 1975 English original. 264 PP with 100 b/w illustrations and 8 colour plates. Title page: Silver cross, Norsberg, Botkyrka. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. French text. 25.3 x 17.2. 2235006116
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$10

37481
BRIDGES, Professor P. E. H.
AN ACCOMPLISH'D TRAVELLER WILL TAKE DRAUGHTS: BARBOT'S ILLUSTRATIONS OF GUINEA

London. 1991. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. 20 PP, with lecture between pages 12 and 20 (4 b/w illustrations). Soft cover. Staples removed, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14.
Annual talk 1991. (Read at the Annual General Meeting).
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$5

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

London. 1996. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 183 in the Second Series. XI, 336, (1 erratum) PP with 29 b/w illust. Fp: Captain James Cook. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.3 x 14.5. 0904180441
William Desborough Cooley and the foundation of the Hakluyt Society, by R. C. Bridges. Henry Yule: India and Cathay by, R. J. Bingle... With a complete list of the Society's Publications.
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$15

66286
BRINKBÄUMER, Klaus & HÖGES, Clemens
THE VOYAGE OF THE VIZCAINA: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship

Orlando, Florida. 2006. Harcourt, Inc. 1st US edition, translated from the 2004 German original by Annette Streck. (8), 328 PP. FEP: map of "Stages of the Fourth Voyage 1502-1504. REP: map of the "Four Voyages". Hard cover, dj. Head of spine of dust jacket with small chips, o/wise fine. 23.7 x 16. 0151011869
Shipwrecked, 1503, in the Bay of Playa Damas, Nombre de Dios, Panama.
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$20

32703
BROCHADO, Costa, MARJAY, Frederico, et al.. (editors)
DOM HENRIQUE THE NAVIGATOR

Lisbon. 1960. Executive Committee for the Quincentenary Commemorations of the death of the Infante Dom Henrique. 1st English edition, translated from the Portuguese original by George F.W. Dykes. 100 PP with text illustrations, plus 55 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of the Infante Dom Henrique The Navigator. Marbled hard cover, pictorial dust jacket is rubbed around edges and has a small chip at top near spine and a crease on bottom right corner. Signature of previous owner on FFEP. Internally near fine. Scarce. 30 x 21.8.
Published for the quincentenary commemoration of the death of the Infante Dom Henrique. The Portuguese Century, by Costa Brochado. The birth of Astronomical Navigation in the Atlantic, the Key to the exploration of the Ocean, by Commander Teixeira da Mota...
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$60

57087
BROWN, Anthony
MYSTERY OF THE VENUS MUTINEERS (in Australian Heritage, No. 13)

Brighton, Victoria. 2008. Hallmark Editions Pty Ltd. Issue No. 13, Summer 2008. Contains article between P.41 and 46 with 1 map, 2 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.9 x 21.2.
Colonial brig Venus.
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$10

40160
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN

Adelaide. 2000. Crawford House. 1st Australian edition. Foreword by Tim Flannery. XX, 512 PP with 1 sketch, 3 maps, 3 plans and 9 charts, plus 28 pages with 22 b/w and 35 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.6 x 16. 1863331921
Australian exploration seen through two very different expeditions.
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$35

68012
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN

Fremantle. 2008. Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Reprint of the 2004 paperback (revised edition of the 2000 original). Foreword by Tim Flannery. XX, 528 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 9 portraits, 10 views and 15 charts or maps). Pictorial soft cover. Light crease on spine, o/wise near fine. 20 x 13. 9781921361296
Australian exploration seen through two very different expeditions.
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$15

64480
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN

Fremantle. 2004. Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Revised edition of the 2000 original. Foreword by Tim Flannery. XX, 528 PP with b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of document, 9 portraits, 10 views and 15 charts or maps). Pictorial soft cover. Covers slightly rubbed and a little cocked, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15. 1920731466
Australian exploration seen through two very different expeditions.
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$20

67414
BROWN, Warren, MATHESON, Mick & KIDBY, Lang
The Great PEKING TO PARIS Expedition

Sydney. 2005. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. XIII, 340 PPwith b/w photos and colour illustrations (1 map, artworks by Ben Mullins and photos by Bob Barker). Illustrated frontispiece and endpapers. Hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Near fine. 28 x 22.5. 0732282535
The 2005 re-enactment voyage of the 1907 expedition " La croisière Jaune".
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$30

51956
BROWNLEE, Walter
THE FIRST SHIPS ROUND THE WORLD

Cambridge. 1976. Cambridge University Press. Reprint of the 1974 original, in the Cambridge Introduction to the History of Mankind series. 48 PP with b/w illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 20.2 x 21.3. 0521204380
Magellan and his fleet.
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$10

50018
BRUCE, William S.
PRINCE CHARLES FORELAND

Edinburgh. 1907. Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory. Reprinted from The Scottish Geographical Magazine for March 1907. Pages 141 to 156 with 1 map (Prince Charles Foreland and part of West Spitsbergen) and 2 b/w photos, plus 2 plates with 3 b/w photos. Soft cover. Presentation copy (stamp with compliments) at top corner of cover. Near fine. 24.8 x 15.8.
Spitsbergen Islands.
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$30

36813
BUCHET, Christian (editor)
L'HOMME, LA SANTE ET LA MER

Paris. 1997. Honoré Champion. 1st Ed., in the Sciences, Techniques et Civilisations du Moyen Age à l'aube des Lumières series. 526 PP with 1 map, 2 graphs and tables. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 22 x 15. 2852036819
24 papers (1 in English, 1 in German, 1 in Portuguese and 21 in French) presented during the International seminar on Man, Health and the Sea, held in Paris 5th and 6 December 1995. Disease on French Slavers during the 18th century by Jean-Michel Deveau... Medicine and Science in the British Navy of the 18th century by N. A. M. Rodger... German Hospital ships during the World War II, by Hans Schadewaldt...
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$40

50975
BUCHET, Christian (editor)
SOUS LA MER. Le Sixième Continent

Paris. 2001. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st edition in Collection Histoire Maritime. 374, (2) PP with tables and over 75 illustrations (engravings, graphs, maps, photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 2840502011
25 papers on the exploration of the ocean by philisophers, theologists, lawyers, historians, hydrographers, oceanographers... Jules Verne: myths and realities, by Philippe Masson... The Voyage of the Challenger (1872-1876), by Margaret Deacon... Explorations of Prince Albert I of Monaco, by François Bellec...
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$60

71170
BUTLAND, G. J.
TERRAE AUSTRALES INCOGNITAE

Armidale. 1960. University of New England. 1st Ed. (2), 26 PP. Soft covers with light wear, title on front cover, staples. Note signed by the author Gilbert inside front cover. Few foxing spots on front cover. Contents near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
Inaugural Public Lecture delivered in Armidale, New South Wales, on September 21, 1960.
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$30

36360
BYE, Erik
VEIEN HAR INGEN ENDE

Oslo. 1976. J. W. Cappelens Forlag. 1st Ed. 111 PP with 53 drawings by Karl Erik Harr. Eps: Departing Stavanger Harbour on 4th July 1825. Hard cover, dj. Foxing. Fine. Norwegian text. 26 x 21.5. 8202036054
From Norway to the prairies and forests of North America. 9 poems in English: Ballad of Norway House... Blow, silver wind... Again the road.
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$10

63440
BYRON, John
THE NARRATIVE OF THE HONOURABLE JOHN BYRON (Commodore in a late Expedition round the World), containing an Account of the Great Distresses suffered by Himself and His Companions on the Coast of Patagonia, from the year 1740, till their arrival in England 1746. ...

London. 1768. S. Baker and G. Leigh, and T. Davies. 2nd edition. (IV), VIII, 257 PP. Engraved frontispiece "Loss of the Wager". Rebacked copy, quarter bound. Raised band on spine and corners of covers rubbed/worn. Foxing throughout. Signs of old water marks on 3 first leaves, o/wise a very good copy. Scarce. 21 x 13.5.
, ... With a Description of St. Jago de Chile, and Manners and Customs of the Inhabitants. Also an account of the loss of the Wager Man of War, one of Admiral Anson's Squadron. Ingleton No.: 6932 & 12883.
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$350

65768
CABEZA DE VACA, Alvar Nuñez
RELATION DE VOYAGE, 1527-1537

Arles, France. 1989. Actes Sud. 1st edition in "Terres d'Aventures". Preface by Yves Berger. Translated and annotated by Bernard Lesfargues & Jean-Marie Auzias. 195, (7), (4 publications) PP with 1 map "South of the United States / North of Mexico". Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner on preliminary page. French text. Very good. 21.8 x 11.6. 2868694209
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$10

17696
CAMERON, Ian
EXPLORERS & EXPLORATION

New York. 1991. The Mallard Press. 1st US Ed. 304 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: De Soto discovery of the Mississippi. Half title page: A man of the Sandwich Islands in a mask. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Large format: 36.5 x 27. 0792455533
Prehistoric and early explorers to the space age.
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$15

13840
CAMERON, Ian
LODESTONE AND EVENING STAR, The Saga of Exploration by Sea

London. 1965. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 41 drawings & maps, plus 16 pages with 8 colour photos & 13 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Signature and date on FFEP, o/wise contents near fine. 23 x 14.5.
The seamen who mapped the world. From Queen Hatshepsut's expedition of 1493 B.C. to the exploration of Antarctica.
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$20

70339
CAMERON-ASH, Margaret
LYING FOR THE ADMIRALTY - Captain Cook's ENDEAVOUR Voyage

Sydney. 2018. Rosenberg. 1st Ed. Foreword by the Honourable John Howard. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. New. 24 x 18. 9780648043966
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$40

46980
CAMPBELL, Archibald
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD From 1806 to 1812

Amsterdam. 1969. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1816 edition. No. 50 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. 288 PP, plus 1 folded map Track of the Eclipses longboat. (a Vocabulary of the Language of the Sandwich Islands between pages 227 and 251). Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette. Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 22 x 15.
Reminiscences of an English seaman who sailed with the Russian American Company from 1806 to 1812. Voyage... in which Japan, Kamschatka, the Aleutian Islands, and the Sandwich Islands were visited.
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$35

48424
CAMPBELL, Archibald
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD From 1806 to 1812

Amsterdam. 1969. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1816 edition. No. 50 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. 288 PP, plus 1 folded map Track of the Eclipses longboat. (a Vocabulary of the Language of the Sandwich Islands between pages 227 and 251). Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette. Fine. 22 x 15.
Reminiscences of an English seaman who sailed with the Russian American Company from 1806 to 1812. Voyage... in which Japan, Kamschatka, the Aleutian Islands, and the Sandwich Islands were visited.
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$50

45183
CANADIAN PACIFIC
CANADIAN PACIFIC SPANS THE WORLD

Montreal. c. 1923. Canadian Pacific / Freight Service. 32 PP with 1 centrefold Panorama of the Fleets, 2 maps and 44 b/w photos (stapled and contained in a pictorial folder) plus 3 folded plates in colour (World map, plan of Montreal Harbour and 1 plan River Thames and Port of London) tipped in on the inside of the rear folder cover. Folder has light wear and reinforced spine, top corner of folder and text a little bumped, o/wise in very good and clean condition. A scarce item. 30 x 21.
Canadian Pacific: world's greatest travel system.
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$75

45366
CANNON, Judy
FOR THE LOVE OF TRAVEL - China and Japan through the eyes of a nineteenth-century Scot (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XIII, No. 10, July 2003)

Canberra. 2003. National Library of Australia. Volume XIII, No. 10, July 2003. Contains article between P.3 and 6 with 2 colour and 5 b/w illustrations. Pictorial (Nagasaki Musmee, 1866) soft cover. New. 29.7 x 21.
Life in nineteenth-century Asia through the writings of George Robertson Nicoll.
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$5

66742
CARR, Denis J. (editor)
SYDNEY PARKINSON, Artist of Cook's Endeavour Voyage

Canberra. 1983. British Museum (Natural History) in association with ANU Press. 1st Australian edition. XVI, 300 PP with VIII & 253 plates (130 in colour). Fp: Colour portrait of Sydney Parkinson. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt device of a kangaroo on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a a small repaired closed tear, o/wise a near fine copy. 25 x 25. 0708111726
Wide range selection of drawings: plants, animals, people, scenery and boats made during the first voyage of Captain Cook until Parkinson's death in Javanese waters.
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$70

62088
CARRON, Wm.
NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION Undertaken under the Direction of the Late Mr. Assistant Surveyor E.B. Kennedy, for the exploration of the country lying between Rockingham Bay and Cape York

Adelaide. 1965. Libraries Board of South Australia. Reprint of the 1849 original. Australiana Facsimile Editions No. 9. (IV), 126 PP, plus 1 large folded sketch map (in colour) at rear of book. Hard cover, vellum, gilt title (Kennedy's Expedition) on spine. Fine. 22.3 x 14.3.
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$25

15603
CASTLEREAGH, Duncan
THE GREAT AGE OF EXPLORATION

London. 1979. Readers' Digest. Reprint with amendements of the 1971 original. 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 folded map (The Golden Age of Discovery 1492-1780). Title spread: Battle at Surat between the Portuguese & Arabs. Pictorial laminated boards, gilt title on cloth spine. Lettering on spine speckled. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 25.7 x 18.7.
From the first Portuguese inching along the African coast in the mid-1400's to the first circumnavigation of the world by Magellan.
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$10

20576
CELL, Gillian T. (editor)
NEWFOUNDLAND DISCOVERED, English Attempts at Colonisation, 1610-1630

London. 1982. The Hakluyt Society. Second Series, Volume 160. XVIII, 310 PP with 5 bw illust. (3 maps). Fp: Map of the Island of Newfoundland. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed). Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180131
Settlement, tied to the exploitation of cod fisheries, as well as searching for iron, growing food...
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$10

47670
CHAMONAL, François & Rodolphe
VOYAGES GEOGRAPHIE MARINE AMERICANA

Paris. c. 1995. François et Rodolphe Chamonal. 1st Ed. 226, (2) PP with 90 b/w illustrations, plus 9 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Y-Erran-Gou-La-Ga (Aborigines from New Holland). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 25.4 x 18.5.
Catalogue of 1129 books, manuscripts... on Maritime subjects, Voyages and Geography.
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$20

47671
CHAMONAL, Rodolphe
LIVRES ANCIENS VOYAGES GEOGRAPHIE MARINE

Paris. c. 2001. Rodolphe Chamonal. 1st Ed. 345, (7) PP with over 190 b/w and 57 colour illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Penguins. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 25.4 x 20.8.
Catalogue of 1058 books, manuscripts... on Maritime subjects, Voyages and Geography
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$35

31976
CHARLTON, Warwick
THE VOYAGE OF MAYFLOWER II

London. 1957. Cassell. 1st Ed. XI, 264 PP with 1 drawing, 1 map and 2 plans, plus 38 pages with 3 figures and 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Mayflower under sail. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 14.2.
Re-enactment of the voyage of the Pilgrims Father (building of the replica, the voyage...).
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$10

48707
CHARLTON, Warwick
THE VOYAGE OF MAYFLOWER II

London. 1957. Cassell. 1st Ed. XI, 264 PP with 1 drawing, 1 map and 2 plans, plus 38 pages with 3 figures and 64 b/w photos. Fp: The Mayflower under sail. Hard cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Free fly of front endpaper missing. Very good. 21.8 x 14.2.
Re-enactment of the voyage of the Pilgrims Father (building of the replica, the voyage...).
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$5

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

Paris. 2005. Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. 1st Ed., in collection Roland Mousnier. 265, (3) PP with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 24 x 15.8. 2840503638
17 papers by: Etienne Taillemite, John Hattendorf, Hélène Richard... Michèle Polak.
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$25

30126
CHATTERTON, E. Keble
CAPTAIN JOHN SMITH

London. 1927. The Bodley Head Ltd. 1st edition, in the Golden Hind series. IX, 286, (6 adv.) PP with head and tail pieces, plus 2 folded maps and 5 bw plates. Fp: Portrait of Captain John Smith. Front endpaper: Captain John Smith's Coat of Arms. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Some foxing. Fine. 22.3 x 15.
Adventurer and soldier of fortune. First English settlement in North America.
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$20

35501
CHEVIGNY, Hector
LOST EMPIRE - The Life and Adventures of Nikolai Petrovich Rezanov

Portland, Oregon. 1979. Binford & Mort. 6th printing of the 1965 original. (12), 356 PP. Fp: Portrait of Rezanov, 1803. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly rubbed. 20.3 x 13.3. 832303453
The west coast of North America, from Alaska to California.
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$40

42231
CHRISTIE'S
TRAVEL AND NATURAL HISTORY

London. 2002. Christie's London. 1st Ed. 142, (2) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Botafogo Bay, Rio de Janeiro. REP: United World Map, Lyons, 1535. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26.7 x 21.
Catalogue of a sale held in London on 30th May 2002. 329 lots.
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$20

42266
CLARK, Denis
THE SEA KINGDOM OF CORSICA

London. c. 1948. Jarrolds. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 15 decorations, plus 34 PP with 31 b/w photos. Fp: Ajaccio - The Port. Eps: sketch map of Corsica. Cloth cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.7 x 14.5.
Voyage to Corsica and underwater fishing.
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$15

16440
CLEMONS, Elizabeth
THE SEVEN SEAS

New York. 1971. Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Library edition. (14), 192, (2) PP with 4 diagrams, 12 maps and 60 b/w photos. Fp: Shore of one Aleutian islands. Decorated cloth cover. Occasional foxing spots. Near fine. 21.2 x 17. 0394922921
The lure of the Seven Seas: stories and little known facts on distant seas.
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$10

56159
COLE, Michael (editor)
International Rare Books Prices 1989: VOYAGES, TRAVEL & EXPLORATION

York. 1989. The Clique Ltd. Annual Publication. 5th titles in the IRBP series. X, 254 PP. Pictorial boards. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15 0187077311X
1988 Catalogue Prices.
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$10

70356
COLEMAN, E.C.
THE ROYAL NAVY IN POLAR EXPLORATION: from Frobisher to Ross

Stroud, UK. 2006. Tempus. 1st Ed. 352 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24.8 x 17. 9780752436609
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$35

70822
COLLINGRIDGE, George
DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA - A Critical, Documentary and Historic Investigation Concerning the Priority of Discovery in Australasia by Europeans before the arrival of Lieut. James Cook, in the Endeavour, in the year 1770

Sydney. 1983. Golden Press. Facsimile edition of the 1895 original. XV, 376 PP with around 100 b/w illustrations (head pirces, tail pieces, drawings, portraits, maps ...), plus 13 plates with maps (5 on double page and 8 on full page). Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. 2 small scratches on lower part of front cover. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Contents near fine. 32 x 25.5. 085589566
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$35

20174
COLUMBUS
THE JOURNAL OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

New York. 1960. Clarkson N. Potter. Edition translated by Cecil Jane with an appendix by R.A. Skelton. XXIII, 227 PP with 68 b/w illustrations (19 tipped in), plus 10 b/w plates of maps and 10 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Fine. 25 x 17.5.
Journal of his first voyage: 3rd August 1492 to 15th March 1493. Appendix (Pages 217 to 227) by R.A. Skelton The cartography of Columbus' first voyage.
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$20

15728
COLWELL, Max
THE VOYAGES OF MATTHEW FLINDERS

Sydney. 1970. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 151 PP, profusely illustrated in b/w and colour. Half title page: Matthew Flinders' statue outside St Paul's Cathedral, Melbourne. Fp: Portrait of Matthew Flinders. FEP: Planisphere. REP: Views of Hobart. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 29.5 x 21.7. 0600359492
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$20

30018
COPPINGER, R.W.
CRUISE OF THE ALERT, Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.)

New York. 1884. R. Worthington. 2nd Ed. XV, 256 PP plus 17 full-page woodcut illustrations from photographs by F. North, R.N., and from Sketches by the Author. Fp: HMS Alert at anchor in Tom Bay, West Coast of Patagonia. Rebound copy, retaining original gilt-engraved and decorated cloth cover and spine. All edges gilt. Bookplate on FEP. Corners a little worn, o/wise an excellent copy with only occasional light foxing. 26 x 18.5.
The voyage of a naturalist/zoologist on board the HMS Alert. Four years in the waters of Patagonia, Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef and the Seychelles.
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$300

55516
CORFIELD, Richard
THE SILENT LANDSCAPE: In the Wake of HMS Challenger 1872-1876

London. 2004. John Murray / Hodder Headline. 1st Ed. XIV, (4), 286 PP with 18 headpieces, 1 map and over 15 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.7. 0719565308
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$20

52295
COTTEAU, Edmond
EN OCEANIE. Voyage autour du Monde en 365 jours 1884-1885

Paris. 1888. Librairie Hachette & Cie. 1st Ed. (4), 390 with 2 coastal views, 3 maps and 43 engravings (36 on full page), plus 1 folded map. Bound copy retaining the original pictorial soft cover. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, gilt title En Océanie on spine. Ferguson: 8727. Near fine. French text. 19 x 13.
Left Paris on 15th March 1884. Sailed from Toulon (20 March 1884) on the French warship Nive... Chapter III: Krakatau island 11-29 May 1884. Australia (pages 122 to 222): Torres Strait on 18th July 1884, then Port Kennedy, Townsville, Bowen, Rockhampton, Brisbane (27 July 1884), Sydney, Melbourne, Tasmania, Sydney. New Caledonia on the Rockton in September 1884. New Hebrides on the French warship Duchaffaut in October 1884. Tahiti on the French warship Vire in November 1884... Return to Paris on 15 March 1885.
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$150

65847
COUPLAND, Sir Reginald
LIVINGSTONE'S LAST JOURNEY

London. 1947. Readers Union / Collins. Readers Union reprint of the 1945 original. 271 PP with 5 maps. Cloth cover, title on a badly damaged spine. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Name of previous owner on the front endpaper. Very good reading copy. 22 x 14.5;
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$5

59822
COUTURE, Marcel (editor)
JACQUES CARTIER ET LE CANADA: 450 ans d'histoire / JACQUES CARTIER AND CANADA: 450 years of History - 1534-1984 (in Forces No. 66)

Montréal, Québec. 1984. Forces. Issue No. 66, Spring 1984. 80 PP, (4), 81-108, (16 advertisements) with b/w illustrations. French text. English translation of texts (pages 81 to 102). Summary in Spanish, German, Italian, Greek and Arabic (pages 103 to 108). Pictorial soft cover. Front cover lightly rubbed. Very good. 30.2 x 22.8.
The St. Lawrence River, by Jean Sarrazin. Jacques Cartier and the Saint Lawrence, by Jacques Lacourcière. ... Discoverers and Builders of Canada, by Jacques Mathieu. ...
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$10

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

Newton Abbot, UK. 1973. David & Charles. Volume 3, No. 1, April 1973 and No. 2, September 1973. No. 1: 120 PP with 1 map, 4 graphs, 4 facsimile of posters, 4 tables and 8 b/w plates. No. 2: 121-236 PP with 1 facsimile of document and 10 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Covers of issue 1 rubbed and with creases. Very good. 21 x 14.7.
No. 1: Bergen, a Norwegian seafaring town, by Atle Thowsen. The Royal Mail Steam Packet Company and the development of Steamship links with Latin America, by Robert G. Greenhill... No. 2: Sea and Land mail in the former Netherlands East Indies, by R E J Weber. Round the world in 258 days: the voyage of the Bristol ship "Try", by Alison Grant.
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$10

22890
CREE, Edward H.
THE CREE JOURNALS, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N. as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856

Exeter. 1981. Webb & Bower. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Michael Levien. 276 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Edward Hodges Cree. Eps: Chart of South China Sea and Gulf of Tonkin. Hard cover (no dj). Foxing spots on covers and outside edges. Fine. 24 x 19. 0906671361
Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.
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$15

66280
CRUICKSHANK, Dan
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TREASURES

London. 2005. Weidenfeld & Nicholson / BBC 1st Ed. 256 PP with colour illustrations throughout (1 map on double page and photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27.3 x 19.5. 0297843990
A journey to some of the world's best known treasures found in over 40 countries. Great churches and temples, statues, buildings and structures of achievement, weapons, art and artefacts.
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$20

65904
CULLEN, Edward Alexander
A Report on Visit to HARBOURS IN EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES

Brisbane. 1900. Marine Department / Government Printer. Report C.A. 64 - 1900. 10 PP, plus 1 plate with the b/w photo of a "single bucket dipper type of Dredge" for service at Calcutta, and 9 folded plates with colour of Ports (River Tyne, Glasgow, Liverpool, Bremen, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Antwerp, Boston, & San Francisco). Soft cover, staples removed. Protecting folder. Bottom part of first leaf with foxing spots, o/wise near fine. A rare document. Foolscap size: 34 x 21.
Voyage to Europe on the Orient Liner SS Orizaba...
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$100

40959
CUMMINS, J. S. (editor)
THE TRAVELS AND CONTROVERSIES OF FRIAR DOMINGO NAVARRETE 1618-1686 (in two volumes)

Cambridge, UK. 1962. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publications 118 & 119 of Hakluyt Society second series. Volume I: CXX, 163 PP with 3 maps in text plus 7 bw plates. Fp: The manuscript of Navarrete's "Controversias" title-page in his hand. Volume II: X, 165 to 475 PP with 3 maps in text plus 11 bw plates. Fp: The Observatory at Peking in 1673. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Spines of dust jackets browned and with piece missing on spine of volume II. Occasional foxing, o/wise a near fine set. 22.5 x 14.5.
Travels around the world to the Philippines and China via Mexico. Visits to Indonesia, Macassar, India, Madagascar, St Helena. His treatise on the Monarchy in China is a compendium of contemporary knowledge of this country.
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$40

58287
CUMMINS, Joseph
FIRST ENCOUNTERS - Lost and Found in history: Epic true stories of Cultural Collision and Conquest

Sydney. 2008. Pier 9 / Murdoch Books Australia. 1st Ed. 336 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps, contemporary images). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.7 x 18.5. 9781741961430
25 epic tales: ... Part 4: The Great Southern Ocean: Ferdinand Magellan circumnavigates the World, 1519-1521. The Dutch discover Australia: 1623-1642... Louis Antoine de Bougainville in Tahiti, 1768. Endeavour and James Cook, 1768-1771 ...
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$25

71155
CUMPSTON, J. S.
FIRST VISITORS TO BASS STRAIT

Canberra. 1973. Roebuck. 1st Ed. Roebuck Society Publication No. 7. VIII, 103 PP with 5 maps, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos & 1 chart on double page. FEP: First chart of Bass Strait. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 18.5. 095008588X
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$60

70720
CUTHBERTSON, Bern
IN THE WAKE OF BASS AND FLINDERS

Hobart. 2001. Author. 1st Ed. XII, 322 PP with 85 b/w photos, plus 1 large folded chart at rear of book. Pictorial soft cover. A fine copy. 24 x 16.8. 0646403796
The story of the re-enactment voyages 200 years on in the whaleboat Elizabeth and the replica sloop Norfolk to celebrate the bicentenary of the voyages of George Bass and Matthew Flinders.
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$40

46489
d' ESTAILLEUR-CHANTERAINE, Philippe
L' INFANT DE LA MER. Henri Le Navigateur

Paris. 1960. Les Sept Couleurs. 1st Ed. 144 PP. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Pages uncut, faint foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 18.8 x 11.8.
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$20

67858
D. LE BAIL & F. WEISSERT
LIVRES DE VOYAGES, Atlas, Estampes - Printemps 2006

Paris. 2006. Librairie Le Bail - Weissert Spring 2006 edition. 158 PP for 327 items with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a 4 folds flyer with 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Sale catalogue with prices. Items: Voyages: 1 - 271. Marine: 272 - 291. Natural History: 292 - 307. Atlas: 308 - 327. Flyer: 2 items: 5 charts by Jean-Baptiste Louis Clouet, and 10 panoramic views, by Jean Boisseau.
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$25

67859
D. LE BAIL & F. WEISSERT
LIVRES DE VOYAGES, Atlas, Estampes - Printemps 2007

Paris. 2007. Librairie Le Bail - Weissert Spring 2007 edition. 186 PP for 362 items with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Sale catalogue with prices. Items: Voyages: 1 - 311. Marine: 312 - 328. Natural History: 329 - 342. Atlas: 343 - 362.
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$25

30717
D'ANCONA, Jacob
THE CITY OF LIGHT

London. 1997. Little, Brown and Co. 1st Ed., translated and edited by David Selbourne. VIII, 392 PP with 69 b/w illust. Eps: Map showing the travels of Jacob d'Ancona 1270-73, between Ancona, Italy and Zaitun, China. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.4 x 19.2. 0316639680
Before Marco Polo, a Jewish-Italian merchant embarked on a perilous voyage to the East and the Chinese metropolis of Zaitun or the City of Light.
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$10

59503
DAVID, Andrew (editor)
WILLIAM ROBERT BROUGHTON'S VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC 1795-1798

London. 2010. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 22. Introduction by Barry Gough. LXXXII, 315 PP with 12 maps and 9 figures. Errata page tipped in between pages LXX and LXXI. Fp: William Robert Broughton. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180978
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$70

56239
DAVID, Andrew, FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe, NOVI, Carlos & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
THE MALASPINA EXPEDITION 1789-1794 - The Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina (Volume I: Cadiz to Panama)

London & Madrid. 2001. Hakluyt Society & Museo Naval. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 8. Introduction by Donald C. Cutter. Volume I: XCVIII, 338 PP with 9 sketch maps and 39 b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Alejandro Malaspina. Eps: Tracks of the Malaspina Expedition. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180727
Volume I: Cadiz (30th July 1789) to Panama (14th December 1790).
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$25

56240
DAVID, Andrew, FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe, NOVI, Carlos & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
THE MALASPINA EXPEDITION 1789-1794 - The Journal of the Voyage by Alejandro Malaspina (Volume II: Panama to the Philippines)

London & Madrid. 2003. Hakluyt Society & Museo Naval. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 11. Volume II: XX, 511 PP with 7 sketch maps and 44 b/w or colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of José Bustamante Y Guerra. Eps: Tracks of the Malaspina expedition Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180816
Volume II: Panama (15th December 1790) to the Philippines (3rd October 1792).
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$50

45591
DAVIES, Hunter
IN SEARCH OF COLUMBUS

London. 1991. Sinclair-Stevenson. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 4 maps, 17 tail and 21 head pieces, plus 8 pages with 15 colour photosgraphs. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 1856190676
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$15

61950
DAVIES, Margaret (editor)
CHARLES DARWIN IN HOBART TOWN

Hobart. 2009. Royal Society of Tasmania. 1st Ed. X, 113 PP with 1 b/w portrait, 1 b/w plate and colour illustrations (6 maps, drawings, graphs, paintings and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 16.3. 9780646506364
Proceedings of a symposium held 11th February 2009, University of Tasmania.
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$45

32207
DAVIES, Nigel
VOYAGERS TO THE NEW WORLD

New York. 1979. William Morrow. 1st US Ed. XIV, (2), 287 PP with 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 0688039962
Origins of the pre-Columbian inhabitants of America: China, Indonesia, Vikings, Phoenicians...
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$15

52809
DE BALZAC, Honoré
VOYAGE DE PARIS A JAVA

Paris. 1995. Les Editions du Pacifique. 1st Ed., in Collection Carnets d'Asie. Preface by Pierre Janin and postface by Jacques Dumarçay. 55 PP, plus 8 pages with 1 colour and 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 2878680170
Historical Novel / Fictitious voyage.
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$30

37820
de BISSCHOP, Eric
VERS NOUSANTARA ou l'enigme Polynésienne

Paris. 1963. La Table Ronde. 1st Ed., introduced by Robert Argod. 247, (6) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 21 b/w photos. Pictorial card covers (lightly rubbed and soiled). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Contents very good. French text. Scarce. 20 x 14.
Settlement of Polynesia and voyages of the Polynesian races.
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$25

35156
DE BLIJ, Harm J. (editor)
EARTH '88 - Changing Geographic Perspectives - Proceedings of the Centennial Symposium

Washington. 1988. National Geographic Society. 1st Ed. 392 PP with 109 maps, charts & graphs, and 92 colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on half title page and title page, o/wise near fine. 28 x 24. 0870447637
Record of a week-long symposium held in Washington, D.C., in January 1988, to commemorate the centennial of the National Geographic Society. 22 papers: The spirit and impact of exploration by George Kish... The Oceans by William A. Nierenberg.
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$20

44003
de BROSSARD, Contre-Amiral
MOANA OCEAN CRUEL - Les Dieux meurent à la Grande Mer du Sud

Paris. 1966. Editions France-Empire. 1st Ed. 384 PP with 10 maps, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Light browning of paper on edges, otherwise an excellent copy. French text. 24 x 15.5.
Life and ultimate death of 3 explorers of the Pacific: James Cook, Marion-Dufresne and De Surville.
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$65

15800
de BROSSES, Charles
HISTOIRE DES NAVIGATIONS AUX TERRES AUSTRALES (In Two Volumes)

Amsterdam. 1967. N. Israel. Bibliotheca Australiana No. 1. Facsimile reprint of 1756 original. Volume 1: (4), XIV, 464 PP, 4 errata & 4 folded charts. Volume 2: (4), 514 PP, 2 errata & 3 folded maps. Simile vellum with gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Fine. French text. 26 x 21.
History of the navigations towards the Southern Lands. Early history & discoveries in the South Seas. Sold as a set.
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$125

71201
DE BROSSES, Charles
LE PRESIDENT DE BROSSES EN ITALIE - Lettres Familières Ecrites d'Italie en 1739 et 1740 (in 2 volumes)

Paris. 1858. Didier et Cie, Libraires-Editeurs.. 2nd Ed. updated, annotated and with an essay on the life and writings of the author, by M.R. Coulomb. Vol. I: 4 adverts. (4), LX, 460 PP. Vol. II: (4), 504 PP, plus (2), 15, (3) adverts. Soft covers lightly soiled and chipped around edges with sunned spines. French text. Foxing. Very good. 22.5 x 14
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$150

56076
DE BRUNI D'ENTRECASTEAUX, A.-R.-J. and DUPERREY, Louis-Isidore
EXTRACTS FROM NEW ZEALAND JOURNALS WRITTEN ON SHIPS UNDER THE COMMAND OF D'ENTRECASTEAUX AND DUPERREY - 1793 AND 1824

Wellington. 1986. Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust & Indosuez New Zealand Limited. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. Nos. 3 and 4 in the Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life series. Transcription and translation by Isabel Ollivier. Preface by L. A. Cameron. Foreword by Anne Salmond. 220 PP with 9 charts and coastal views, and 30 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on black label on front cover and spine. French and English text. Fine. Oblong: 26 x 30.5. 0908702051
Extracts from the Journals of the ships Recherche and Espérance in 1793, and Coquille in 1824.
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$50

13251
De CHASTELLUX, Marquis
TRAVELS IN NORTH AMERICA IN THE YEARS 1780, 1781 and 1782 [in Two Volumes]

Williamsburg, Virginia. 1963. Institute of Early American History and Culture. Revised translation with Introduction and Notes by Howard C. Rice, Jr. Volume I: XXIV, 362 PP with 4 maps and 2 facsimiles of documents in text plus 16 pages with 20 bw illust. Fp: Francois-Jean, Marquis de Chastellux. Volume II: XII, 363 to 688 with 4 maps and 1 facsimile of document in text plus 8 pages with 9 bw illust. Fp: General Chastellux, at the age of 48. Eps (both volumes): 2 maps. Cloth cover with lighly faded spine. Illustrated slipcase. Except for page 358 which has been creased and one small tear has been repaired, a very good set. 24 x 16.
The Marquis de Chastellux was one of the forty members of the French Academy, and Major General in the French Army, serving under the Count de Rochambeau, during the American revolution. He landed at Newport, R.I. on 11th July 1780 and sailed from Annapolis on the Frigate L'Emeraude, on 11 January 1783.
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$45

30196
DE GRAAF, H. J. (editor)
DE EXPEDITIE VAN ANTHONIO HURDT RAAD VAN INDIË, als Admiraal en Superintendent naar de Binnenlanden van Java, Sept.-Dec. 1678 volgens het Journaal van Johan Jurgen Briel, secretaris

The Hague. 1971. Martinus Nijhoff. 1st Ed., Volume LXXII in De Linschoten-Vereeniging series. XVII, 288 PP, plus 1 plan and 2 folded plates at back. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Dutch text. Fine. 25 x 16.5. 9024711177
The expedition of Anthonio Hurdt in 1678 in the interior of Java Island.
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$25

12249
DE LAHONTAN, Baron
DIALOGUES CURIEUX ENTRE L'AUTEUR ET UN SAUVAGE DE BON SENS QUI A VOYAGE ET MEMOIRES DE L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE

Baltimore. 1931. The Johns Hopkins Press. Limited edition (No 253/1000). Edited by Gilbert Chinard, Professor at Johns Hopkins University. (4), 268, (4) PP. plus 7 b/w plates. Fp: Frontispiece of the 1703 edition. Hard cover, cloth on spine and corners. Cloth slightly speckled, o/wise near fine. French text. 26 x 17.
Study on the North American Indians: clothing, dwelling, habits... beliefs... love and marriage... diseases and their remedies.
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$50

71323
DE LARIGAUDIE, Guy
RESONANCES DU SUD

Paris. 1947. Librairie Plon. Reprint of the 1938 original. (8), 230, (2) PP with 2 maps on double page (voyages of the "Tooya" and the "Manureva") and (Rurutu Island), plus 16 pages with 22 b/w photos. Soft cover, illustrated front. Pages uncut. Ageing of paper, not affecting the plates. French text. Overall a very nice copy. 18.7 x 12.
Voyage of discovery to the archipelagoes of the Australes, Gambier and Tuamotus in the mid-1930's. The author was accompanying the French Governor Sautot during his annual travels.
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$60

33003
DE LEEUW, Hendrik
CROSSROADS OF THE BUCCANEERS

Philadelphia. 1937. J. B. Lippincott. 1st US Ed. 414 PP with 1 map, head pieces and many attractive drawings by author. Includes 9 PP for Bibliography and 4 PP for Index. Cloth cover, dj. Top edge of spine and covers worn, dust jacket with small pieces missing at top and bottom. Internally very good. 24 x 16.5.
Voyage in 1934 and 1935 through the Spanish Main and the Islands of the Caribbean. An authoritative account of life in the Leewards and Windwards extending from Florida's coast to the Northeast shores of South America.
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$15

30856
DE MADARIAGA, Salvador
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, Being the Life of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon

London. 1949. Hollis & Carter. New edition of the 1939 original. XI, 498 PP, plus 2 folded maps and 3 folded plates with coastal views. Fp: The oldest known portrait of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon. Cloth cover, device (caravel) on front cover, spine sunned and lightly frayed. Some foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
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$15

40658
De QUIROS, Pedro Fernandez
HISTOIRE DE LA DECOUVERTE DES REGIONS AUSTRALES - Iles Salomon, Marquises, Santa Cruz, Tuamotu, Cook du Nord et Vanuatu

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. Preface by Paul de Deckker. Translated from the Spanish and Annotated by Annie Baert. 346 PP with 3 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747504298
1st French translation of the 3 voyages by Spaniards from Peru towards the Solomon Islands, the Marquesas Archipelago... Vanuatu.
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$35

55604
DE ROSAMEL, Capitaine de Corvette Joseph
POHNPEI, Micronésie, en 1840. Voyage de circumnavigation de la Danaïde

Paris. 2005. Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Publication No. 49. Edited by Pierre de Rosamel and Jean-Christophe Galipaud. 155, (3) PP with 1 chart, 2 maps, 2 engravings, 2 etchings, and 27 pages of facsimile of original manuscript. Fp: Sketch map of central western Pacific. Pictorial soft cover. French text. New. 24.4 x 16. 2854300092
Call of Danaïde in Pohnpei (Bonnebey, Ponape) 7th to 21st of March 1840.
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$75

56074
DE SURVILLE, J. F. M.
EXTRACTS FROM JOURNALS RELATING TO THE VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND OF THE FRENCH SHIP ST JEAN BAPTISTE IN DECEMBER 1769 UNDER THE COMMAND OF J. F. M. de SURVILLE

Wellington. 1987. Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust & Indosuez New Zealand Limited.. 2nd edition of the 1982 original and limited to 500 copies. No. 1 in the Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life series. Transcription and translation by Isabel Ollivier and Cheryl Hingley. Preface by L. A. Cameron. Foreword by Anne Salmond. (6), 228 PP with 16 b/w plates (charts, plans, drawings) and 3 maps compiled by Jeremy Spencer. Cloth cover, gilt title on black label on front cover and spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. French and English text. Oblong: 26 x 30.5. 0090870206X
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$50

70903
DE VARIGNY, M.C.
VOYAGE AUX ILES SANDWICH (Iles Havai), 1855 - 1869 (in Le Tour du Monde)

Paris. 1875. L. Hachette / Le Tour du Monde. 4 instalments (livraisons 665, 666, 667 & 668) out of Le Tour du Monde, Volume XXVI. 64 PP (209-272) with 38 wood-engravings: 2 maps, 4 headpieces and 32 text drawings (11 of them on full page). Soft covers. Occasional foxing. French text. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5.
Voyage / Sojourn: 1855 to 1869.
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$70

46479
DELACROIX, Gérard
Gabare du Roi LE GROS VENTRE, conçu par Jean-Joseph Ginoux executé à Bayonne par Léon Michel Guignace 1766-1779

Nice. 2003. A.N.C.R.E. 1st Ed., in Collection Archéologie Navale Française. Monograph 135 PP with 2 b/w and 2 colour illustrations, 4 charts, 7 drawings, 34 plans, and 29 colour photos. 34 folded plans (scale 1/48). Monograph and plans contained in a hard cover folder (cloth cover), title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 32.3 x 24. 2903179344
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$200

68081
DE-LA-NOY, Michael
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC

Stroud, UK. 1997. Sutton Publishing. 1st edition in "Pocket Biographies" series. 112 PP, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Fine. 19.8 x 12.8. 9780750915120
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$10

36703
DELGADO, James P.
ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD - The Quest for the Northwest Passage

New York. 1999. Checkmark Books. 1st US edition. XII, 228 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: HMS Terror in the ice. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23.5. 0816041245
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$30

47365
DELGADO, James P.
ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD - The Quest for the Northwest Passage

New York. c. 1999. Checkmark Books. 2nd printing of the 1999 original. XII, 228 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: HMS Terror in the ice. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 23.5. 0816041245
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$10

18049
D'ENTRECASTEAUX
LE VOYAGE DE D'ENTRECASTEAUX (1791-1793)

Nouméa. 1993. Comité d'Entrecasteaux. No pagination. 24 pages with b/w & colour illust. Pict. stiff cover. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
In 1792 & 93, the French explorer's voyage of discovery of the New Caledonian coasts (West then North-east) during his search for the vanished La Pérouse.
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$25

70878
DESCHAMPS, Emile
LES ILES WALLIS (in Le Tour du Monde)

Paris. 1885. L. Hachette / Le Tour du Monde. Instalment (livraison 1269) out of Le Tour du Monde, Volume XLIX. 16 PP (273-289) with wood-engravings (3 on full page): 1 map and 11 drawings by Th. Weber (7 of them from sketches by the author). Bound copy, red cloth, title on a vignette pasted down on front cover. Occasional foxing. French text. Near fine. 30.2 x 21.5.
Emile Deschamps was the surgeon on board the French Navy frigate "Orne", sent from Noumea to rescue the crew of Lhermitte, another French Navy vessel, wrecked in Wallis Island.
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$70

31959
DESCHAMPS, Hubert
LES VOYAGES DE SAMUEL CHAMPLAIN, Saintongeais, Père du Canada

Paris. 1951. Presses Universitaires de France. 1st Ed., in Les Classiques de la Colonisation series (collection Colonies et Empires). (4), 368 PP with 5 maps. Illustrated soft cover. Ageing of paper, some pages unopened with P.9/10 poorly opened, o/wise near fine. French text. 22 x 13.8.
Samuel Champlain, founder of Canada: his voyages between 1603 and 1632, his observations on the Indians, his treatise on navigation and the duties of a good mariner...
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$20

54222
DEVAHUTI, D.
HARSHA, The Pan-Indian King (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1971. Department of Education and Science. Volume 15, No. 6, issue for June 1971. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 13 to 18 with 6 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

32858
DIBNER, Bern
THE VICTORIA AND THE TRITON - Two global expeditions reveal the advance in marine technology with the passage of four and a third centuries

Norwalk, Conn., USA. 1962. Burndy Library. 1st Ed., publication No. 19 of the Burndy Library. 58 PP with 30 b/w illust. (1 map, 8 photos, and engravings), plus 1 folded coloured map of Maris Pacifici. Cloth cover binding the original copy (pictorial card covers), gilt title on front cover and spine. Dedicatory note on front endpaper signed by the author. Small bump on top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 27.8 x 21.5.
First circumnavigation by the Victoria of the Magellan expedition, 1519-1522. Submerged circumnavigation on the nuclear-propelled USS Triton, 1960.
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$15

15610
DIDEROT
SUPPLEMENT AU VOYAGE DE BOUGAINVILLE, publié d'après le manuscrit de Léningrad

Paris & Baltimore. 1935. Librairie E. Droz & The Johns Hopkins Press. 1st Ed. with foreword and notes by Gilbert Chinard. 214 PP. Brown cloth cover, gilt device on front and spine. French text. Label of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. 22.5 x 15.
On the French explorer Bougainville, his life and his circumnavigation. Thoughts on the discovery of France by Aotourou... The myths of the noble savage.
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$60

71180
DILLON, Capitaine Peter
VOYAGE AUX ILES DE LA MER DU SUD, en 1827 et 1828, et Relation de la Découverte du Sort de LA PEROUSE (in 2 Volumes)

Paris. 1830. Pillet Ainé, Imprimeur du Roi. 1st edition, Dédié au Roi. Volume 1: lX, (4 Dédicace au Roi), 294, (1 content) PP, plus 1 folded plate (frontispiece): "Massacre aux Iles Fidji en Septembre 1813. Volume 2: (4), 362, (1 content) PP, plus 2 folded plates: Fp: "Naturels de l' Ile de La Perouse ou de Mannicolo" and at back of book: Carte de l'Ile de Mannicolo Levée par le Capitaine P. Dillon, Commandant le Vaisseau de la Compagnie des Indes "Le Research", 1827. Soft covers, device on front and back cover, title on front cover and spine (lightly sunned). Original paper covers have light wear and soiling, binding still tight . Label of the Jesuit College "Caousou" of Toulouse, France, on recto & verso of front covers, as well as the hand written date "1855" and stamps of "Collegium S. Marie Tolosanum Soc. Jesu" on title page. Only a few corners of pages dog eared. Occasional foxing. French text. Set in excellent condition. Rare. 21.6 x 14.
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$2800

60708
DISNEY, Anthony & McPHERSON, Kenneth
VASCO DA GAMA QUINCENTENARY CONFERENCE - Program and Abstracts

Melbourne & Perth. 1997. La Trobe University & Curtin University. 1st Ed. 42 PP. Soft cover with clear plastic protection, pictorial front, spiral bound. Faint foxing. Fine. 30 x 21.5.
A Conference on the Voyage of Vasco da Gama and 500 years of European-Asian Encounter, 21 to 29 June 1997. Program: pages 4 to 9. Participants: pages 10 to 14. 46 abstracts of papers presented: pages 15 to 42.
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$10

20645
DIVINE, David
THE OPENING OF THE WORLD

London. 1973. Collins. 1st Ed. 272 PP with 6 maps, 160 b/w illustrations & 28 colour plates. Eps: Orbis Terrae. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Very good. 25.2 x 19.5. 0002111691
From the first attempt by primitive man to cross the unfordable river, through Sumerian, Nile, Minoan civilisation, to the Portuguese, Spanish explorers of the Renaissance.
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$15

37397
DODGE, Ernest S.
BEYOND THE CAPES - Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger 1776-1877

Boston. 1971. Little, Brown & Co. 1st US edition. XV, 429 PP with 3 maps, 1 plan, 6 charts & 50 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): British survey ship cruising in the South Seas. Eps: Map of Central Pacific between the 30th parallels. Cloth cover. Faint stains on outside edges, note on verso of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.
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$5

18312
DODGE, Ernest S.
BEYOND THE CAPES - Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger 1776-1877

London. 1971. Victor Gollancz. 1st UK edition. XV, 429 PP with 3 maps and 58 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): British survey ship cruising in the South Seas. Eps: Central Pacific between the 30th parallels. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Ex-library copy (1 stamp on soiled FEP, 2 stamps blocked by liquid paper on verso of title page). Covers soiled and with sellotape marks. Shelf wear on lower edge of covers. Good reading copy. 23.5 x 15.5.
The history of Pacific exploration.
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$5

45063
DODGE, Ernest S.
BEYOND THE CAPES - Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger 1776-1877

London. 1971. Victor Gollancz. 1st UK edition. XV, 429 PP with 3 maps and 58 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): British survey ship cruising in the South Seas. Eps: Central Pacific between the 30th parallels. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Note on recto of frontispiece, and stamp of previous owner on endpapers and recto of frontispiece. Foxing spots on outside edges, first and last leaves. Very good. 23.5 x 15.5.
The history of Pacific exploration.
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$10

15685
DONNO, Elizabeth Story
AN ELIZABETHAN IN 1582, The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls

London. 1976. The Hakluyt Society. 1sty Ed. Publication 147 in the Hakluyt Society second series. XVI, 365 PP with 1 figure in text plus 18 bw plates (charts, drawings...). Fp: A page of Madox's Diary, 24 Sept. 1583. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dust wrapper. Small stains on edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 904180042
Voyage from England to Sierra Leone and Brazil.
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$15

54616
DOUBLEDAY, Nelson & COOLEY, C. Earl (editors)
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL (in 2 volumes)

New York. 1973. Doubleday & Co. 2nd edition, revised by Marjorie Zelko and Diana Powel Ward. Vol. I: XIV, 652 PP with 59 maps, plus 60 pages with 129 b/w photos. Vol. II: XIV, 619 PP with 74 maps, plus 68 pages with 147 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (chipped). Occasional foxing. Near fine set. 21.5 x 14.5. 038506120X
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$10

48369
DOUGHTY, F. H. (editor)
A BOOK OF SEAMEN

London. 1929. Jonathan Cape. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 5 tailpieces, 3 maps and 15 illustrations by Paul Rotha. Fp (in colour): The Navigator. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Lettering on spine rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 18.3 x 12.5.
Columbus, Magellan, Drake, Stevens, Davis and Cook.
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$10

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

Fairfield, Wash. 1996. Ye Galleon. 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.
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$30

32952
DUCHAC, René Virgile
VASCO DE GAMA - L'orgueil et la blessure

Paris. 1995. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed., in the Recherches et Documents Amériques Latines series. 175 PP, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 13.4. 2738436803
On the Portuguese explorer: What was he doing in between his voyages to India, why not doing more exploration for the next 20 years of his life..?.
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$15

37335
DUHAUT-CILLY, Auguste
A VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA, THE SANDWICH ISLANDS, & AROUND THE WORLD IN THE YEARS 1826-1829

Berkeley. 1999. University of California Press. 1st University of California Press printing. Translated and edited from the French original Voyage autour du monde, principalement a la Californie et aux Iles Sandwich, pendant les annees 1826, 1827, 1828 et 1829, by August Frugé and Neal Harlow. XXX, (2), 254 PP with 12 b/w illustrations (4 of them by the author). Title spread: View of Monterey, as seen from the harbor, by Auguste Duhaut-Cilly. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0520217527
Chapter 7 to 18: on the coast of California (USA) and Baja California (Mexico), between 1826 and 1828. Hawaii: September to November 1828...
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$25

30597
DULLES, Foster Rhea
EASTWARD HO!, The First English Adventurers to the Orient - Richard Chancellor - Anthony Jenkinson - James Lancaster - William Adams - Sir Thomas Roe

London. 1931. The Bodley Head Limited. 1st Ed. XIV, 199 PP, plus 2 folded maps and 18 b/w plates (1 on double page). Fp: Czar Ivan Vassilivitch. Hard cover (lightly rubbed on hinges). Near fine. 22.4 x 14.5.
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$35

66532
DUMONT d'URVILLE, Captain Jules S. C.
TWO VOYAGES TO THE SOUTH SEAS - Australia, New Zealand, Oceania 1826-1829, Straits of Magellan, Chile, Oceania, New Guinea, Australia, South East Asia, Tasmania, Antarctica, New Zealand, Torres Strait 1837-1840 in the corvettes ASTROLABE 1826-1829, ASTROLABE and ZELEE 1837-1840

Melbourne. 1992. Melbourne University Press. 1st Paperback edition. Translated & retold by Helen Rosenman. XXXVI, 304 PP with 26 maps plus 20 PP with 39 b/w illust. 29 maps & charts plus 44 PP with 56 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. A little light wear, o/wise fine. 23 x 15.5. 0522844324
The two great voyages of Dumont d'Urville to the Pacific and the Antarctic.
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$30

17759
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Contre-Amiral (editor)
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE (in Two Volumes)

Paris. 1868. Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs. New edition (corrected and updated). Volume I: (4), XI, 550, (1 index) PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 large folded chart at back, and 22 b/w plates. Fp: portraits of Bougainville, Cook, Lapeyrouse and Dumont d'Urville. Volume II: (4), 542, (1 index) PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 folded chart, and 22 b/w plates. Quarter bound, marbled boards and edges, gilt title on spine. Few pages with signs of ageing and occasional foxing, otherwise a fine set. French text. 27.3 x 18.
A narrative of voyages across the world's oceans and seas as discovered and charted by the explorers - Bougainville, Cook, D'Entrecasteaux, Vancouver, Baudin, Flinders, Hall, Krusenstern, Kings, Kotzebue...
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$500

66441
DUNMORE, John
FRENCH EXPLORERS IN THE PACIFIC - Volume I: The Eighteenth Century

Oxford. 1965. O.U.P. 1st Ed. VIII, 356 PP with 13 maps, plus 2 b/w plates (charts). Cloth cover with light wear and fading on bottom of spine and rear cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket is somewhat soiled with some browning, a few repaired closed tears and chips and is now plastic protected. Previous owner's signature on FFEP . Both endpapers have light foxing and the last printed page (P.355/356) has the margin edge cut (1 mm wide on 12cm long - no loss of text). Outside page edges with a little foxing or small marks, o/wise contents are near fine. Volume I is extremely scarce as only 1000 copies were published. 22.2 x 14.1.
Bougainville, De Surville, Marion Dufresne, Kerguelen, La Pérouse, D'Entrecasteaux, and Marchand.
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$175

55169
DUNMORE, John
FROM VENUS TO ANTARCTICA: The Life of Dumont D'Urville

Auckland. 2007. Exisle Publishing. 1st Ed. 252 PP with 7 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light wear at top of dust jacket, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 9780908988716
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$35

70719
DUNMORE, John
Mrs COOK's BOOK OF RECIPES for Mariners in Distant Seas

Sydney. 2006. Australian National Maritime Museum / Exisle Publishing. 1st Ed. 96 PP with 15 headpieces. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 17.2 x 13.2. 0908988648
Stewed Albatross. Beer, lemon juice and other anti-scorbutic beverages...
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$25

17700
DUNMORE, John
PACIFIC EXPLORER, The Life of Jean-François de La Pérouse 1741-1788

Palmerston North, NZ. 1985. Dunmore Press. 1st Ed. 318 PP with 1 genealogical tree, 8 maps and 26 bw illust. Title spread: La Pérouse's ship anchored at Maui, Hawaii. FEP: Portrait of La Pérouse. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.8 x 16. 0864690487
Biography of La Pérouse, family background, years in the Indian Ocean, campaigns against the Royal Navy, his two-and-half years expedition to the Pacific between 1785 and 1788.
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$15

48435
DUNMORE, John
STORMS AND DREAMS. Louis de Bougainville: Soldier, Explorer, Statesman

Sydney. 2005. ABC Books 1st Australian edition. 296 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0733314589
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$35

50723
DUNMORE, John
WHERE FATE BECKONS. The Life of Jean-François de La Pérouse

Sydney. 2006. ABC. 1st Australian edition. 296 PP with 6 maps, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. FIne (mint condition). 24 x 16. 0733316468
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$35

66993
DUNMORE, John & DE BROSSARD, Maurice
LE VOYAGE DE LAPEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)

Paris. 1985. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st edition in Voyages et Découvertes series. Tome I: XIII, 315 PP with 75 b/w & colour illustrations, plus a folded chart (in three parts) in rear pocket. Tome II: XIII, 512 PP with 192 b/w & colour illustrations. Both volumes bound in blue cloth with colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front board and spine, and contained in an illustrated cloth slipcase. Dedicatory note on half title page of Volume I, dated and signed by the author. Endpapers of Volume II split at the gutter. Faint foxing. French text. A near fine set. 30.5 x 22. 2110808578
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$450

58276
DUNMORE, John (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF JEAN-FRANCOIS DE GALAUP DE LA PEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)

London. 1994 & 1995. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., Volumes 179 & 180 in the Second Series. Volume I: CCXL, 232 PP plus 10 plates of illustrations & maps. Fp: View of Port des Français. Volume II: VI, 233-613 PP, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (with with a few small rubs or nicks). Faint foxing, o/wise a fine set. 22.2 x 14. 0904180387 & 0904180395
Volume I: The expedition: background, participants, the ships, the instructions... The Journal (56 pages) from Brest (August 1785) to Manila Bay (February, 1787). Volume II: From arrival at Cavite, Manila Bay to the departure from Botany Bay in March 1788.
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$70

46712
DUPLESSIS
PERIPLE DE BEAUCHESNE A LA TERRE DE FEU (1698-1701). Une Expédition mandatée par Louis XIV

Paris. 2003. Transboreal. 1st edition. Transcribed and annotated by Julie Boch, and Introduced by Marie Foucard. 349, (3) PP, plus 32 pages with 37 colour plates (6 charts, 3 coastal views, fauna...). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 15.6. 2913955185
1st French voyage to the South Seas. Expedition of 3 vessels: Phelypeaux, Comte de Maurepas and La Bonne Nouvelle, towards the coasts of Chile and Peru. Leaving La Rochelle 17/12/1698, Cape Verde Islands, Ilha Grande off the coast of Brazil, 7 months in the Strait of Magellan (24 June 1699 to 21 January 1700), Valdivia, Arica, Pisco, Galapagos Archipelago, then return via Cape Horn and the Falkland Islands, with arrival at La Rochelle on 6 August 1701.
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$30

51949
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS

London. 1984. Moonlight/Methuen. 1st English edition, translated and adapted from the 1983 French original by Sarah Matthews. 92 PP with colour illustrations by Tony Ross. Laminated pictorial boards. Name blocked out and rubbed patch on front endpaper. Very good. Small format. 18 x 11.5. 0907144705
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$5

50070
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS

London. 1984. Moonlight/Methuen. 1st English edition, translated and adapted from the 1983 French original by Sarah Matthews. 92 PP with colour illustrations by Tony Ross. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. Small format. 18 x 11.5. 0907144705
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$10

70463
DUYKER, Edward
DUMONT D'URVILLE - Explorer & Polymath

Dunedin. 2014. Otago University Press. 1st Ed. 671 PP with 10 maps and 65 b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait by Jérome Cartellier. Ilustrated endpapers: manuscript page. Hard cover, dj, with a ribboned bookmark. Fine. 25.2 x 17.5. 9781877578700
Comprehensive biography revealing that "d'Urville had secret orders to search for the site for a potential French penal colony in Australia". Covers his scientific contributions, including the plants and animals he collected, and his conceptualisation of the Pacific peoples: he first coined the terms "Melanesia" and "Micronesia". Dumont d'Urville helped to confirm the fate of the missing French explorer Lapérouse.
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$85

42902
DUYKER, Edward
IN SEARCH OF LA PEROUSE (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XII, No. 12, September 2002)

Canberra. 2002. N.L.A. Volume XII, No. 12, September 2002. Contains article from P. 18 to 21 with 3 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21.
Links between the Bruny d'Entrecasteaux expedition and items in the National Library's Collection.
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$5

69453
DUYKER, Edward
NATURE'S ARGONAUT - Daniel Solander 1733-1782, Naturalist and Voyager with Cook and Banks

Melbourne. 1999. The Miegunyah Press. Reprint of the 1998 original. No. 17 in the Second numbered series of Miegunyah Volumes. XX, 380, (2) PP with 1 figure and 4 maps, plus 38 pages with 17 colour and 34 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24.3 x 16. 0522847536
First full biography of the Swedish naturalist, who sailed on Endeavour for the first voyage of exploration of Captain Cook.
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$50

68349
DUYKER, Edward
AN OFFICER OF THE BLUE - Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772

Melbourne. 1994. Melbourne University Press. No. 16 in the Miegunyah Press series. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Frank Horner. XVI, 230 PP with 13 maps, plus 28 pages with 33 b/w & colour illustrations. A near fine copy of a scarce item. 25 x 18. 0522845657
The life story of the French explorer, Marion Dufresne who reached Tasmania before the English and died at the hands of the Maoris in Te Hue (Bay of Islands).
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$70

66169
DUYKER, Edward
UN ACCENT SUR LE FRANCAIS / WITH A FRENCH ACCENT (in National Library of Australia News - 1994)

Canberra. 1994. National Library of Australia. Article pulled out from the July 1994 issue. Pages 12 to 15 with 3 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
On the first French contacts in Australia.
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$10

57658
DYSON, John
COLUMBUS, For Gold, God and Glory

London. 1991. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 228 PP with bw and colour illust. (photographs by Peter Christopher). Fp: Portrait of Columbus. Illustrated endpapers and half-title page. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 23.7. 0340487941
In search of the real Columbus, and the actual reasons behind his discovery of the Americas.
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$15

20699
DYSON, John
WESTWARD WITH COLUMBUS

London. 1991. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw and colour illust. (photos by Peter Christopher). Title spread: Wind fills the sails of the new Nina. Half title page: The crest of Christopher Columbus. Eps: Columbus sails with a fleet of 17 ships on his second voyage to the New World. Laminated pictorial boards, dj (inside of dust jacket is a wall poster : size 28 x 68 cm). Near fine. 28.8 x 22.2. 0340555645
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$10

30986
EARLY, Eleanor
PORTS OF THE SUN - A Guide to the Caribbean, Bermuda, Nassau, Havana and Panama

Boston. 1937. Houghton Mifflin. 1st Ed. XII, 316 PP with 1 tail piece and 13 b/w illust. Fp: Wings over the Caribbean. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea. Cloth cover. Top of spine frayed, o/wise a fine copy. 17 x 11.
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$15

57912
EDGEWORTH DAVID, Mrs.
FUNAFUTI, or Three Months on a Coral Island: an Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition

London. 1913. Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.. School Edition: abridged from the 1899 original. XVI, 150 PP, (2) with " pages glossary and 1 map, plus 6 b/w plates. Inside front cover: map with inset (Funafuti atoll). Soft cover, cloth with title on front cover. Faint foxing. A few pages a little dog-eared, o/wise very good. 18 x 12.
The Atoll of Funafuti. Borings into a coral reef and the results. Being the report of the Coral Reef Committee of the Royal Society.
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$55

50363
EDGEWORTH DAVID, Professor T. W.
THE ATOLL OF FUNAFUTI. BORINGS INTO A CORAL REEF. Section IV: NARRATIVE OF THE SECOND AND THIRD EXPEDITIONS.

London. 1904. Royal Society. "Author's Copy" - Reprinted from the Atoll of Funafuti. Pages 40 to 60 with 1 b/w photo of the fertilising wheel. Soft cover. Near fine. 30.2 x 23.
The Atoll of Funafuti. Borings into a coral reef and the results. Being the report of the Coral Reef Committee of the Royal Society.
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$75

69137
EDMOND, Stuart
MEMORIES OF A BEN LINE MAN

Balbair, Dingwall, UK. 2015. Bassman Books. Second impression of the 2015 original. (2), 215, (2) PP with 34 b/w photos. Pictorial soft covers with small bump at top corner, o/wise a fine copy. 21 x 14.7. 9780956790866
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$40

50213
EDWARDS, Hugh
THE BUCCANEER'S BELL

Perth. 2006. Tangee Publishing. 1st Ed. VI, 240 PP with 14 b/w and 54 colour illustrations. FEP: Map of the voyages of De Freycinet and Dampier. REP: Portraits of Dampier, Rose de Freycinet and Louis de Freycinet. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on page facing title page. Fine. 26.3 x 19.5. 0975793616
Australian expedition of 2001 to the Atlantic, and search for the wrecks of the Roebuck of William Dampier on Ascension Island, and the Uranie of Louis de Freycinet on the Falkland Islands.
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$30

41891
EDWARDS, Mike
THE ADVENTURES OF MARCO POLO - (Three Parts, in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 199, No.5, No. 6 & Volume 200, No. 1, 2001)

Washington. 2001. National Geographic Society. Part I: Volume 199, No. 5, May 2001. Pages 2 to 31 with 1 map and 19 colour photos. Part II: Volume 199, No. 6, June 2001. Pages 20 to 45 with 1 map and 14 colour photos. Part III: Volume 200, No. 1, July 2001 with 1 map and 12 colour photos. Photographs by Michael Yamashita. Pictorial soft cover. New. 25.4 x 17.5.
Part I: Venice to China. Part II: in China. Part III: Journey home.
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$30

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

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

70791
ELL, Gordon
ABEL TASMAN: In Search of the Great South Land

Auckland. 1992. The Bush Press of Auckland. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 35 duotone illustrations and 8 colour illustrations (1 chart, 2 paintings and 5 photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 24 x 18.4. 090860856X
A popular account of the discovery of Tasmania, New Zealand, Tonga and Northern Fiji in 1642-43.
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$20

60644
ELLINGSON, Ter
THE MYTH OF THE NOBLE SAVAGE

Berkeley. 2001. University of California Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 446 PP with b/w illustrations (4 text and 22 headpieces). Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.3. 0520226100
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$10

13903
ENTERLINE, James Robert
VIKING AMERICA, The Norse Crossings and their Legacy

London. 1973. New English Library. 1st Ed. XX, (2), 217 PP with 2 maps in text plus 8 pages with 15 bw illust. Eps: Map of the North polar region and the North Atlantic Ocean. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Ageing of paper around outside edges. Very good. 21.6 x 14.5. 450014797
On the Viking explorations and settlements of North America.
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$10

56265
ERSKINE, Dr. Nigel
CHARLES DARWIN, Voyages and Ideas that Shook the World (in Signals No. 86)

Sydney. 2009. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 86, March-May 2009. Contains article from P. 2 to 9 with 13 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.7 x 21.
By the curator of exploration of the Australian National Maritime Museum.
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$10

63339
ERSKINE, Dr. Nigel
EAST OF INDIA, forgotten trade with Australia (in Signals Quarterly No. 103)

Sydney. 2013. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 103, June-July-August 2013, edited by Jeffrey Mellefont. 68P. Contains 4 articles between pages 2 and 27, plus page 48 with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Lord Wellesley's Boatman). New. 30 x 23.
Early links between Australia and India. Forgotten Lives: Indian workers in 19th century Australia, by Michelle Linder. Shipwrecks east of India: three-masted ship Ferguson on Ferguson Reef, by Kieran Hosty. By the Sea, drinking Tea, by Mariko Smith.
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$10

70568
ERSKINE, Nigel
BLIGH: HERO OR VILLAIN?

Sydney. 2019. ANMM. 1st Ed. Foreword by Kevin Sumption. 104 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Bligh, by John Russell, 1791. Inside covers: "A Survey of the Straits between New Holland and New Guinea. Pictorial stiff covers. New. 26.5 x 21.5. 9780977547173
Catalogue of an exhibition held at the Australian National Maritime Museum 2019 / 2020.
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$35

67692
ESTANCELIN, L
RECHERCHES SUR LES VOYAGES ET DECOUVERTES DES NAVIGATEURS NORMANDS EN AFRIQUE, DANS LES INDES ORIENTALES ET EN AMERIQUE

No place. c. 1950. Gérard Monfort, Editeur Reprint of the 1832 original. (4), XII, 361 PP, (1 errata), (1 Contents). Soft cover. Introduction with scoring in front margin of 18 lines and underlining of 11 words (2 lines). Light foxing on covers and outside edges. French text. Very good. 20.1 x 13.5.
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$20

71255
EVANS, Dr Caroline (editor)
TASMANIA ON THE MAP, Maritime History and Heritage (in Tasmanian Historical Studies - Volume 12, 2007)

Hobart. 2007. Centre for Tasmanian Historical Studies / University of Tasmania.. 2007 edition. VI, 121 PP. Stiff cover, illustrated front. Fine. 25 x 17.5
François Péron and the Sea, by Edward Duyker. The First Royal Visit to Tasmania, 1868, by . Cindy McCreery. Shiplover: Harry O'May and the Maritime History of Tasmania, by Stefan Petrov. Aborigines, Eugenics and the Harvard-Adelaide Universities' Anthropological Expedition to Cape Barren Island, January 1939, by Jacqueline D'Arcy.
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$20

12968
FAIVRE, Jean-Paul
L'EXPANSION FRANCAISE DANS LE PACIFIQUE 1800 - 1842

Paris. 1953. Nouvelles Editions Latines. 1st Ed. 549 PP with 2 maps, plus 4 pages with 3 maps, plus an extensive bibliography (P. 505 to 546). Pictorial soft cover. Many pages uncut. Slight ageing of paper, light wear to covers and spine, o/wise a very good clean copy. French text. 22.5 x 14.5.
The French expansion in the Pacific from discoverers like Baudin to settlers & missionaries.
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$50

21908
FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe
COLUMBUS

Oxford. 1992. Oxford University Press. Paperback edition of the 1991 original. XXVII, 218, (10 adv.) PP with 5 maps. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 19.6 x 12.9. 0192852604
A brilliant biography of Christopher Columbus.
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$10

19376
FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe
COLUMBUS, And the Conquest of the Impossible

New York. 1974. Saturday Review Press. 1st US Ed. 224 PP with 2 maps, 100 bw and 17 colour illust. Fp: A portrait of Columbus by Ridolfo Ghirlandaio. Title page: A sixteenth-century ship's compass. Eps: Natives of Hispaniola. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on front edge. Very good. 25.5 x 18.5. 0841503303
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$20

11310
FESCHE, Charles Félix Pierre
LA NOUVELLE CYTHERE (Tahiti) JOURNAL DE NAVIGATION INEDIT - Ecrit à bord de la frégate du Roy la Boudeuse, commandée par M. le Chevalier de Bougainville

Paris. 1929. Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. 1st Ed., in Collection Laque Orange Aventures et Voyages, with a foreword by Jean Dorsenne. XXX, (2), 34 PP (2), plus 1 map, 1 drawing and 2 coloured engravings. Soft cover, paper browned on edges/margins, o/wise near fine. French text. Scarce. 20.4 x 15.2.
The discovery of Tahiti in 1767 by a young apprentice attached to the Bougainville expedition.
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$45

60087
FIENNES, Sir Ranulph
TO THE ENDS OF THE EARTH

London. 1983. Book Club Associates. Book Club edition of the 1983 original. Foreword by H.R.H. Prince of Wales. 320 PP with 22 b/w photos, 2 figures and 10 maps, plus 48 pages with 64 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 17.6.
Transglobe expedition 1979-82. Expedition from Greenwich, 2nd September 1979... South Pole Winter 79/80... North Pole, Winter 81/82... return to Greenwich 29th August 1982.
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$10

61898
FIENNES, Sir Ranulph
TRANSGLOBE EXPEDITION 1979-1982

London. 1979. Transglobe Expedition. 1st Ed. 52 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Centrefold: Map in colour of the route of the Transglobe Expedition. Inside front cover: letter from H.R.H. Prince Charles. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Signed on front cover by Ranulph Fiennes. Covers a little rubbed, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21.
Promotional brochure for "the first longitudinal circumnavigation of the world by land, sea and ice".
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$25

53339
FINCH, Robert
BEYOND THE OCEAN RIM

Bickley, Kent. 1943. University of London. 1st Ed. 180 PP with 12 b/w illustrations on full page. Fp (in colour): The Golden Hind captures the Treasure Galleon Cacafuego. Illustrations by E. A. Shearlock. Eps: world map with tracks of maritime explorers. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Covers with discoloured spots. Slight ageing of paper (War economy paper). Very good. 19.5 x 13.5.
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$15

66341
FINGER, Jarvis
THE ESCAPES FROM ST HELENA

Brisbane. 1987. Boolarong Publications. 1st Ed. (6), 46 PP with b/w illustrations. Pctorial soft cover. Creases on front cover, rubbed patch on back cover. Very good. 21 x 14.7. 086439022X
St. Helena island situated near the mouth of the Brisbane River and for more than 60 years (from 1867), it was a secure prison for men, housing some of Queensland's worst criminals.
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$15

34291
FIRSTBROOK, Peter
THE VOYAGE OF THE MATTHEW - John Cabot and the Discovery of North America

San Francisco. 1997. KQED Books. 1st US edition. 192 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: the Matthew. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.6 x 19. 0912333227
John Cabot, his landing on the North American continent 500 years ago. The re-enactment voyage from Bristol in 1997. Chapter 3: designing Cabot's caravel.
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$10

15086
FIRSTBROOK, Peter
THE VOYAGE OF THE "MATTHEW", John Cabot and the Discovery of North America

London. 1997. BBC Books. 1st Ed. 192 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: the "Matthew". Hard cover, pict. dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 19.5. 0563387645
John Cabot, his landing on the North American continent 500 years ago. The re-enactment voyage from Bristol in 1997. Chapter 3: designing Cabot's caravel.
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$25

60523
FISHER , Denise, DUTTON, Kenneth, DUYKER, Edward
CELESTE DE CHABRILLAN / FREE FRENCH / DUMONT d'URVILLE (in Explorations No. 49)

Melbourne. 2010. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. (Part I & II), December 2010. Part I: 64 PP with 3 b/w photos. Part II: 65-128 PP with 3 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
Issue 49 - Part I: Céleste de Chabrillan, by Jana Verhoeven. Supporting the Free French in New Caledonia, by Denise Fisher. Barrallier in the Hunter, by Kenneth Dutton. Part II: The Library of Dumont d'Urville, by Edward Duyker.
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$20

45076
FISHER, Raymond H. (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF SEMEN DEZHNEV in 1648 - Bering's Precursor with Selected Documents

London. 1981. The Hakluyt Society. Second Series, No. 159. XIII, 326 PP with 3 figures and 22 maps, plus a fold-out map at end of book. Cloth cover, gilt engraved device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket slightly rubbed. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180077
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$10

56106
FISHER, Tim & HALL, Susan (editors)
TRAVELLERS ART

Canberra. 2003. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jan Fullerton. 20 PP with 2 b/w and 6 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25 x 21. 0642107726
Booklet accompanying the exhibition.
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$15

35421
FLANNERY, Tim (editor)
THE EXPLORERS

Melbourne. 1999. Text Publishing. Reprint of the 1998 original. (14), 386 PP with 1 map on double page, and small location maps Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 19.9 x 12.8. 1876485221
64 explorers: Tasman in 1642, Dampier in 1688, Cook in 1770, Phillip in 1788... François Péron in 1802... to Dr. W.J. Peasley in 1977.
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$5

67553
FLANNERY, Tim (editor)
THE EXPLORERS

Melbourne. 1998. Text Publishing. 1st Ed. (14), 386 PP with 1 map on double page, and small location maps Pictorial soft cover. Covers with creases. Ageing and foxing of paper. Very good reading copy. 23.3 x 12.8. 1875847723
64 explorers: Tasman in 1642, Dampier in 1688, Cook in 1770, Phillip in 1788... François Péron in 1802... to Dr. W.J. Peasley in 1977.
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$10

17485
FLAUM, Eric
DISCOVERY: Exploration Through the Centuries

Sydney. 1990. Mallard Press. 1st Australian edition. 208 PP with bw and colour illust. Eps: Mappe-Monde Geo-Hydrographique, by Sanson, 1719. Hard cover, dj. Printed on art paper. Fine. 36 x 26.4. 1863250328
Pleasant iconography.
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$10

15655
FLEURIEU, Charles P.C.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD 1790-1792 PERFORMED BY ETIENNE MARCHAND (In Two Volumes)

Amsterdam. 1969. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of 1801 original English edition. Nos. 23 & 24 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume I: (VIII), CXXVIII, 361 PP, plus 8 plates including 4 folded charts. Volume II: XII, 504 PP, plus 105 PP comprising the journal of the route of the ship 'Solide' in 1790, 1791 & 1792. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Fine. 26 x 21.
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$80

62892
FLEW, Janine
ANTARCTIC ELYSIUM, in the footsteps of Shackleton (in Signals No. 102)

Sydney. 2013. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 102, March - April - May 2013, edited by Jeffrey Mellefont. 68P. Contains article between pages 24 and 29 with 1 b/w and 6 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (videographer David Doubilet braves below-zero waters at Pléneau Bay, Antarctica). New. 30 x 23.
On the Elysium Antarctic Visual Epic exhibition held at the Australian National Maritime Museum: 13th April to 11 August 2013.
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$10

34446
FOOTE, Timothy
WHERE COLUMBUS WAS COMING FROM (in Smithsonian, Volume 22, No. 9)

Washington. 1991. Smithsonian Institution. Volume 22, No. 9, December 1991. Edited by Don Moser. 140 PP. Contains article from page 28 to 41 with 1 b/w and 13 colour illust. Soft cover. Near fine. 28.2 x 21.
On the cusp of the Renaissance, the navigator -pious and prejudiced, bold and greedy- was a man of his era.
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$5

63862
FORD, Corey
WHERE THE SEA BREAKS ITS BACK - The Epic Story of a Pioneer Naturalist Georg Steller and the Discovery of Alaska

London. 1967. Victor Gollancz Ltd. 1st Ed. Introduction by Frank Dufresne. XI, 206, (2 blank) PP. Eps: Chart of the Voyage of Bering and Chirikov. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.
Account of Georg Steller, the first man to record the unique flora and fauna of Alaska.
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$15

60677
FORNASIERO, Jean
STRANGERS ON THE SHORE: Musical Encounters in Terra Australis, 1802 (in Explorations No. 50)

Melbourne. 2011. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. June 2011. 64 PP. Contains article pages 5 to 15. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
On Baudin expedition.
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$10

68688
FORNASIERO, Jean, LAWTON, Lindl, Peter & WEST-SOOBY, John (editors)
THE ART OF SCIENCES: Nicolas Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804

Adelaide. 2016. Wakefield Press. 1st Ed. Forewords by Christophe Lecourtier, Ambassador of France to Australia, and Edouard Philippe, Mayor of Le Havre then French Prime Minister (May 2017). 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Review of exhibition / book "In Search of an Answer" by Christopher Allen, Weekend Australian", July 2017, loosely inserted. Pictorial card covers. New. 26.5 x 21.8. 9781743054277
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$70

30276
FORSTER, Honore
BOTANY BAY FRANCAISE (in National Library of Australia News - Vol VIII, No. 2, November 1997)

Canberra. 1997. N.L.A. Volume VIII, No. 2, November 1997. Contains article pages 3 to 7 with 7 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Illust. soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
The National Library's French holdings offer a fascinating perspective on Australia's convict past.
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$5

54443
FOSTER, Sir William (editor)
THE RED SEA AND ADJACENT COUNTRIES, at the close of the Seventeenth Century as described by Joseph Pitts, William Daniel and Charles Jacques Poncet

London. 1949. Hakluyt. 1st Ed. No. C in the Second series. XL, 192 PP plus 3 plates (2 maps). Fp: Pitts's plan of the temple at Mecca (folded). Cloth cover, gilt devices on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers and head of spine with speckles, o/wise very good. 22.5 x 14.5.
Pitts was the first Englishman to penetrate into the holy cities of Islam. Daniel's journey from England to India took him through the Red Sea. Poncet gives a firsthand account of Abyssinia at the end of the 17th century.
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$30

70216
FREDSTON, Jill
ROWING TO LATITUDE: Journeys along the Arctic's Edge

New York. c. 2005. North Point Press. 7th reprint of the 2002 paperback edition (original of 2001). (4), XVIII, 289 PP with 2 maps on double page, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise near fine. 20.9 x 13.8. 0865476551
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$10

70646
FREEMAN, John
THE COASTS OF BRITAIN

London. 1985. Bison Books. 1st Ed. 96 PP with colour photos; Hard covers, dj. Small chip at lower part of front cover of dust jacket. Near fine. 30.5 x 23.5. 0861242173
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$10

63818
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XV

Wellington. 1982. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 15, No. 1 (May 1982) & No. 2 (October 1982). 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 2: Louis Le Breton's New Zealand, by R. D. J. Collins.
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$15

63819
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XVI

Wellington. 1983. The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Vol. 16, No. 1 (May 1983) & No. 2 (October 1983). 144 PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
Nos. 1 & 2: French explorers in New Zealand, 1769-1840, by Isabel Ollivier.
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$15

52376
FRIIS, Herman R. (editor)
THE PACIFIC BASIN. A History of its Geographical Exploration

New York. 1967. American Geographical Society. 1st Ed. Special Publication No. 38. Foreword by Charles B. Hitchcock. XIV, 457 PP with 42 figures, plus 44 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Dust jacket with few chips. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 17.5.
Art and science of navigation, by Norman J. W. Thrower. Map compilation, by R. A. Skelton. Geographical exploration by the: Chinese, Japanese, Spaniards, Portuguese, Dutch, Russians, French, English, United States...
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$25

15658
FROBISHER, Martin
THE THREE VOYAGES OF MARTIN FROBISHER, In search of a passage to Cathay and India by the North-West, A.D. 1576-8. From the original 1578 text of George Best

Amsterdam. 1971. N. Israel. Argonaut Press No. 15. Facsimile reprint of the 1938 edition. Two volumes bound in one. CXXX, 166, VIII, 293 PP with bw illust in text plus 7 folded charts. Fp (I): Sir Martin Frobisher at the age of 39. Fp (II): Map with the tracks of Frobisher, Davis and Waymouth voyages. Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on brown vignette. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.7 x 19.5. 0906072111X
The voyages of Frobisher, the rediscoverer of Greenland and reviver of sailings to north-eastern America (preface, introduction, notes, appendices and bibliography edited by Vilhjalmur Stefanson).
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$40

61506
FUENTES, Carlos
THE BURIED MIRROR: Reflections on Spain and the New World

New York. 1992. Houghton Mifflin Company. 1st US edition. 400 PP with over 160 b/w & colour illustrations. Eps: Theodor de Bry's map of the Western Hemisphere in 1596. Title-page: The Bonampak murals. Hard cover, gilt title on a cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0395479189
The Spanish culture and legacy in Spain and America, since the discovery by Columbus of the New World.
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$15

71196
FULIGNI, Bruno
TOUR DU MONDE DES TERRES FRANCAISES OUBLIEES

Paris. 2014. Editions du Trésor. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 1 map on double page and 10 headpieces by Sergio Aquindo. Illustrated soft covers with flaps, dj (a large folded - poster like - map in colour). French text. Fine. Format - dj/poster: 42 x 56, book: 21 x 14. 9791091534109
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$40

65318
GALDOS, Benito Pérez
ZUMALACARREGUI

Madrid. 1995. Libreria y Casa Editorial Hernando. New edition, Historia 16 - Caja de Madrid. 231 PP with b/w illustrations (headpieces and tailpieces). Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spanish text. Very good. 19 x 12.
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$5

63746
GALIPAUD, Jean-Christophe & JAUNEAU, Valerie
AU-DELA D'UN NAUFRAGE . Les Survivants de l'expédition Lapérouse

Nouméa. 2012. IRD Editions / Actes Sud / Editions Errance. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 24 x 16. 9782877724883
Archaeology and Lapérouse expedition: underwater on the wrecks of Boussole and Astrolabe, and ashore for the survivors and their camps ...
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$55

54618
GAMBLE, David P. & HAIR, P. E. H. (editors)
THE DISCOVERY OF RIVER GAMBRA (1623), BY RICHARD JOBSON

London. 1999. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 2. XVI, 341 PP with 6 maps, 8 line drawings, 1 b/w and 2 colour plates, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w plates. Fp (in colour): River Gambia near Basse, July 1979. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180646
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$15

65343
GARCILASO DE LA VEGA, Inca
COMENTARIOS REALES DE LOS INCAS - Epitome

Lima, Peru. 1998. Editorial Mantaro. 1st Ed., April 1998. 204, (1) PP. Decorated soft covers. Light ageing of paper. Spanish text. Near fine. 20.5 x 14.2.
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$15

54221
GARDINER, Kenneth
THE TRAVELLERS FROM CATHAY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1971. Department of Education and Science. Volume 15, No. 6, issue for June 1971. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 34 to 38 with 2 colour and 4 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

11742
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE A LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1867-1868

Nouméa. 1990. Editions du Cagou. Facsimile reprint of the 1867 original in Le Tour du Monde, Voyage à la Nouvelle-Calédonie published by Librarie Hachette. (4), 123 PP with 6 charts and plans, and 67 b/w engravings. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. French text. 30.5 x 21.5.
The voyages of Jules Garnier through New Caledonia, between 1863 and 1866, where he studied mineral deposits and gave his name to the nickel ore Garnierite. An exceptionally good book.
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$90

46686
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (côte orientale)

Paris. 1871. Henri Plon Imprimeur-Editeur. 1st Ed. (4), 364 PP, plus 4 b/w plates (engravings and tissue guard) and 1 large folded map in colour (New Caledonia). Soft cover. Map with a closed tear, o/wise near fine. Rare. French text. 18.6 x 12
The voyages of Jules Garnier through New Caledonia, between 1863 and 1866, where he studied mineral deposits and gave his name to the nickel ore Garnierite.
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$150

70295
GARRETT, Wilbur & Al...
ONE HUNDRED YEARS of Increasing and Diffusing Geographic Knowledge (in National Geographic, Vol. 173, No.1)

Washington. 1988. N.G.S. January 1988. Special issue with introduction by Gardiner Greene Hubbard, President. 154 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
6 articles: Those electrfying 1880s, by William H. Goetzmann. A Century of distinguished leadership, by Melvin M. Payne. Discovering America. Poland: the hope never dies. Galapagos wildlife ...
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$10

11364
GASSER, Bernard (editor)
CONNAISSANCE ET COMMUNICATION, Actes du Troisième Colloque CORAIL, Nouméa, 3 et 4 Septembre 1990

Nouméa. 1991. CORAIL/UFP. 1st Ed. 306 PP with b/w illust. Soft cover. Fine. French text. 21 x 15.
Thirteen chapters by authors on: exploration & discoveries, church & missions, communication & power ...
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$50

32072
GIARDINI, Cesare
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COLUMBUS

Philadelphia. 1967. Curtis Books. 1st US edition, in the Portraits of Greatness series. Translated from the 1966 Italian original. 76 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title spread: The 3 caravels Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria. Illustrated endpapers. Pictorial laminated boards. Small dent on front cover, o/wise near fine. 29.2 x 23.
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$10

57901
GILBERT, John
CHARTING THE VAST PACIFIC

London. 1971. Aldus Books. 1st Ed. Volume 7 in "Encyclopedia of Discovery and Exploration". 191 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread (in colour): Dutch merchant ships arriving home. Hard cover, illustrated front, gilt title on cloth spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 26.7 x 19.2.
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$10

15597
GILBERT, Thomas
VOYAGE FROM NEW SOUTH WALES TO CANTON IN THE YEAR 1788 WITH VIEWS OF THE ISLANDS DISCOVERED

Amsterdam. 1968. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of 1789 original. No. 44 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (6), X, 86 PP, 2 adv. plus 4 folded plates of coastal views. Title-page: Matthews' Rock (a dependency of New Caledonia). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Fine. 25.8 x 20.2.
After leaving the first fleet, Captain Gilbert on board the Charlotte, passed Lord Howe Island then discovered Matthew Island in the South of Vanuatu, Charlotte Bank, then the islands of Gilbert (Kiribati) and Marshall (name of the Captain of the Scarborough).
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$50

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

Boston. 1998. Shambhala Publications, Inc. 1st edition. (10), 314 PP with line drawings by the author (vignette on title page, headpieces, endpieces and text illustrations). Fp (in colour): " Vessle" swept gloriously along the waterfront, by the author Pictorial soft cover. Top corner slightly bumped. Near fine. 28 x 21.5. 1570624615
A seafaring tale.
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$15

65053
GILLIGAN, J. (attributed)
VICE-REGAL TRIP THROUGH GAYNDAH DISTRICT, January 1899

Canberra. 1989. D. A. Spalding. Republished with an Introductory note by D. A. Spalding, in a limited edition of 200 hand numbered copies (No. 71). (8), 39 PP (recto only) with 1 map of South East Queensland. Hard cover, buckram, gilt tiltle on front board and spine. Covers a little sunned around top edge and spine, o/wise fine. 24.6 x 15.5. 0959399216
Country tour by Lord Lamington , Governor of Queensland, and John Murray, Secretary for Railways and Public Works.
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$45

64179
GODARD, Philippe & Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes
LE JOUR OU L'AUSTRALIE DEVINT FRANCAISE (in Les Nouvelles Hebdo)

Nouméa. 1998. Les Nouvelles Hebdo. Article pulled out from Weekly issue, No. 533, 22 - 27 May 1998. Pages 16, 17 & 18 with 5 b/w and 11 colour illustrations. Plus photocopy of the 3 pages article "30 Mars 1772: Le Jour où l' Australie faillit devenir Française" by Jacques Nougier and published in Jeune Marine, No. 233, Avril-Mai-Juin 2016. French text. Fine. Large formet: 43.7 x 29..
Saint Alloüarn, and his "Gros Ventre" at Dirk Hartog Island, April 1772.
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$20

22152
GOLOVNIN, V.M.
AROUND THE WORLD ON THE KAMCHATKA 1817-1819

Honolulu. 1979. Hawaii Historical Society & University Press of Hawaii. 1st English Ed., translated with an introduction and notes by Ella Lury Wiswell. XXXXII, 353 PP with 2 maps, 1 portrait of Capt. Cdr. Golovnin and 15 b/w reproductions of watercolours. Fp (colour): A Kolosh Chief from Baranov Island. Eps: Route of the sloop Kamchatka 1817-1819. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 0824806409
Not only a voyage, but an insight to the societies and peoples encountered during this world cruise.
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$20

49395
GOODMAN, Jordan
THE RATTLESNAKE. A Voyage of Discovery to the Coral Sea

London. 2005. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. X, 357 PP with 23 b/w illustrations (headpieces, charts, documents...), plus 16 pages with 7 b/w and 28 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0571210732
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$35

20777
GORDON, Mona
THE MYSTERY OF LA PEROUSE

Christchurch, NZ. 1961. Bascands. 1st Ed. 187 PP, plus 24 pages with 1 map and 24 plates. Fp: Bust of La Pérouse by Rude. FEP: Track of La Pérouse in the Pacific. REP: De Lesseps's journey from Kamtschatka to Paris. Cloth cover, title on sunned spine. Edges of covers a little worn. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.
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$45

36802
GOTLIB, Patricia
AUSTRALIADES - Voyage d'une Parisienne aux antipodes

Paris. 1999. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 178 PP with 1 sketch-map of Australia. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738486312
Voyage in 1995, at the time of the resumption of nuclear experiments in Moruroa. Sydney as a career woman. Backpacker to Adelaide & Kangaroo Island, Darwin and Kakadu, Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef.
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$20

67761
GOTT, Ted & HUGUENAUD, Karine (editors)
NAPOLEON: Revolution to Empire

Melbourne. 2012. National Gallery of Victoria / Fondation Napoléon. 1st Ed. Foreword by Gerard Vaughan (National Gallery of Victoria) & Thierry Lentz (Fondation Napoléon). XXII, 314 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Cloth cover, colour illustration pasted down on front board, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. New condition. 28 x 23.2. 9780724103560
Pages 138 to 155: Napoléon and Australia, the Baudin Expedition with 15 b/w and 7 colour illustrations. Pages 170 to 183: Australia at Malmaison with 7 b/w and 13 colour illustrations.
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$60

38959
GRAHAM, Lydia S.
PORT TO PORT - A Description of Real Journeys, made by Real People, under Modern Conditions

Exeter. 1938. A. Wheaton. 2nd impression. 136 PP with 22 figures (21 maps and plans) and 27 b/w photos. Fp: Eden gardens and Pagodan, Calcutta (the second city of the Empire). Eps: World map. Attractive illustrated cloth cover. Near fine. 21.8 x 14.
Round the world voyages westward and eastward. Written by a headmistress who describes journeys made by herself and recounted to her pupils in an endeavour to stimulate their imagination and interest and to give them a general idea of the relation of one part of the world to the rest. It even includes some simple questions put to the students.
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$20

43241
GRAHAM-CAMPBELL, James
THE VIKING WORLD

London. c. 2002. Frances Lincoln. Reprint of the 3rd Frances Lincoln edition . 220 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.4. 0711218005
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$30

38125
GREEN, R. C. & CRESSWELL, M. M. (editors)
SOUTHEAST SOLOMON ISLANDS CULTURAL HISTORY - A Preliminary Survey

Wellington. 1976. Royal Society of New Zealand. 1st Ed., Bulletin No. 11 of the Royal Society of New Zealand. 287 PP with 17 tables and 79 figures (maps, sketches, photos), plus 4 folded plates. Pictorial soft cover. Light wear, o/wise near fine. 24.6 x 17.5.
15 contributions. New light on the Spanish settlement of the Southeast Solomons, by Jim Allen. The history of post-Spanish European contact in the Eastern District before 1939, by Kaye C. Green...
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$50

39611
GREGORY, Alexis
THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL - 1880-1939

London. 1991. Cassell. 1st UK edition of the 1990 French original. 220 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Corners of front cover with very small creases, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0304340375
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$25

66534
GRIBBIN, John and Mary
FITZROY. The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

London. 2003. Review / Headline Books. 1st paperback edition. XII, 336 PP with 1 plan of HMS Beagle, 2 charts (1 on double page) and 17 headpieces (FitzRoy Barometer), plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Photocopy of 2 pages biography from "Gent Mag., 1865", tipped in on half title page. Near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0755312902
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$20

67557
GRIBBIN, John and Mary
FITZROY. The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast

London. 2003. Review / Headline Books. 1st paperback edition. XII, 336 PP with 2 charts (1 on double page) and 17 headpieces (FitzRoy Barometer), plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 16. 0755312902
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$15

57943
GROVE DAY, A.
THEY PEOPLED THE PACIFIC

New York. 1964. Duell, Sloan and Pearce. 1st Ed. X, 180 PP with 13 b/w illustrations (10 headpieces) by George Wilson. Eps: Map of the South Pacific. Cloth cover. Signs of water damage at lower corner of front cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good reading copy. 21 x 14.
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$10

50515
GUILLOU, Jean
DES JALONS DE L'HISTOIRE (Plats et Bouteilles Historiques)

Le Fresne, France. 2004. Editions de l'Etrave. 1st Ed. 148 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599701
Historical pewter plates and sealed bottles, used by discoverers and explorers, as a testimony of their call, act of ownership, distress...
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$10

53198
GUILLOU, Jean
ECHOS DU GRAND OCEAN

Verrières, France. 2006. Editions de l'Etrave. 1st Ed. 155, (5) PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599823
17 true stories of the Indian or Pacific oceans.
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$35

64178
GUILLOU, Jean
L' AUSTRALIE DE L' OUEST AURAIT PU APPARTENIR A LA FRANCE (in Cols Bleus - Issue No.2452)

Paris. 1998. ADDIM / Cols Bleus, Hebdomanaire de la Marine et des Arsenaux 5 Septembre 1998. 36 PP. Contains article pages 4 to 8 with 4 b/w illustrations, and 5 colour illustrations (1 map, 4 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
Saint Allouarn and "Gros Ventre" in 1772 on the West Australian coast.
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$20

60683
GUILLOU, Jean
L' ODYSSEE D'ANN SMITH - Le destin d'une femme qui croisa celui de l'expédition La Pérouse

Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France. 2002. Editions de l'Etrave. 1st Ed. 157, (3) PP with 9 maps, b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings) and 11 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note to previous owner on preliminary page, dated and signed by the author. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599574
Historical novel. Convict sent to Australia, escape from Botany Bay on one of the vessels of La Pérouse... Life in Hawaii... Attempt to reach the US east coast on an American whaling ship...
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$45

40904
GUILLOU, Jean
PETER DILLON, CAPITAINE DES MERS DU SUD - Le découvreur des restes de La Pérouse

Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France. 2000. Editions de l'Etrave. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos) and over 35 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599493
Peter Dillon of Vanikoro.
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$20

57647
GURNEY, Alan
COMPASS - A Story of Exploration and Innovation

New York. 2004. W. W. Norton. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Newspaper clipping (Weekend Australian August 28-29, 2004) "Review of this title by Jennifer Moran", loosely inserted. Fine. 21 x 13.8. 0393050734
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$10

39127
GURNEY, Alan
THE RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT

New York. 2000. W. W. Norton. 1st printing. XII, 320 PP with 24 b/w illustrations and 11 maps. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0393050041
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$15

51640
HACKFORTH-JONES, Jocelyn
AUGUSTUS EARLE, Travel Artist

Canberra. 1980. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP with 16 colour plates, and 168 b/w illust. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Discreet signature of previous owner at top corner of half title page and title page. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.3 x 22.2. 064299143X
Paintings and drawings (in the Rex Nan Kivell Collection, National Library of Australia), illustrating his voyages to Australia, New Zealand, the Pacific Islands, and an eight months sojourn on Tristan da Cunha as a castaway.
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$25

19881
HAKLUYT, Richard
DIVERS VOYAGES TOUCHING ON THE DISCOVERIE OF AMERICA

Fairfield, U.SA. 1981. Ye Galleon. Facsimile reprint of the 1582 orig. in a limited edition of 478, numbered copy. 110, (5 index), (1 colophon) PP with 1 illustration and a double-page maps, plus 2 folded maps in rear pocket (one 1527, one 1582). Decorated eps. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt-engraved spine and front cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 087770242X
Voyages of discovery of America and adjacent islands by: John Cabot, Robert Thorne, John Verarzanus, Nicolo and Antonio Zeno, John Ribault, ...
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$25

56017
HAKLUYT, Richard
THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS VOYAGES TRAFFIQUES & DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION - Volume One

London. 1907. J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. 1st Ed., in the Everyman's Library series. Introduction by John Masefield. Vol. 1: XXVI, 468 PP. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Covers slightly marked. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 17.5 x 11.
Volume 1. ... Discoveries ... Made by Sea or Overland to the Remote & Farthest Distant Quarters of the Earth at any time within the compasse of these 1600 yeares.
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$20

45006
HAKLUYT, Richard
THE PRINCIPALL NAVIGATIONS VOIAGES AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION (in 2 Volumes)

Cambridge. 1965. Hakluyt Society & The Peabody Museum of Salem. Extra Series XXXIX. A photo-lithographic facsimile of the 1589 original, with an Introduction by Davis Beers Quinn and Raleigh Ashlin Skelton and a new Index by Alison Quinn. Volume I: LX, (16), 501 PP plus large folded map Typus Orbis Terrarum. Volume II: (6), 506-975 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, the endpapers and the margin of the 2 pages facing the folding map. A little damage to the dust jacket of Volume I, o/wise very good. 30 x 20.
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$150

15556
HAKLUYT, Richard & ROWSE, A. L.
THE FIRST COLONISTS, Hakluyt's Voyages to North America

London. 1987. Folio Society. 2nd printing of the 1986 Folio Society version. XII, 142 PP with 28 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 14 colour illustrations. Fp: Title-page of the English edition of Theodor de Bry's America, part 1 (Virginia). Cloth cover, device engraved on front cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 28.5 x 21.5.
16 reports, letters on the first voyages to the coast of North America: Newfoundland & Virginia on the East coast and California on the West coast (Sir Francis Drake in 1578).
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$10

45089
HALE, J. R. (editor)
THE TRAVEL JOURNAL OF ANTONIO DE BEATIS - Germany, Switzerland, the Low Countries, France and Italy, 1517-1518

London. 1979. The Hakluyt Society. Second series, No. 150. XII, 206 PP with 1 family tree, plus 2 b/w plates and 1 folded map at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A little insect damage to top edge of back cover and adjoining dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180077
Travel between May 1517 and January 1518 of Italian Cardinal Luigi of Aragon, recorded by his chaplain Antonio de Beatis.
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$15

57895
HALE, John R. (editor)
AGE OF EXPLORATION

Amsterdam. 1974. Time-Life Books. Reprint of the 1970 authorized English edition, in the Great Ages of Man series. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, Illustrated front, cloth spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 27.3 x 22.2.
From the Captains sent by Henry the Navigator to Captain James Cook.
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$5

42427
HALL, Captain Basil
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CAPTAIN BASIL HALL R.N.

London. 1895. Thomas Nelson and Sons. 1st Ed. VIII, 9-387 PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: Burial of Sir John Moore. Title page: Fast Castle, (Wolf's Crag). Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Rebacked copy, retaining most of original cloth cover, repaired fold of endpapers. Old watermarks on 3 or 4 leaves, slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 20.7 x 15.
First 10 years of his time at sea. Entered the Royal Navy in 1802. Halifax Station to 1808. Off the coast of Spain to 1811. Sailed in 1812 for the Far East.
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$50

41031
HALL, Douglas B. & OSBORNE, Lord Albert
SUNSHINE AND SURF - A Year's Wanderings in the South Seas

London. 1901. Adam and Charles Black. 1st Ed. XIV, 320 PP, plus 36 b/w plates and 1 large folded Map of Route at end of book. Fp: The Tropic Bird. Cloth cover. Hinges weak and with short tears. Ageing of paper and light foxing. Signature and bookplates of previous owners on front endpapers. Very good. 20.5 x 14.5.
Voyage San Francisco to Papeete on the Tropic Bird. Voyage from Papeete to the Marquesas on Gauloise. To Cook Island and New Zealand on the Ovalau. To Fiji on the Taveuni. To Samoa...
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$40

37591
HALL, Lincoln
DOUGLAS MAWSON - The Life of an Explorer

Sydney. 2000. New Holland. 1st Australian edition. 224 PP with 1 plan, 4 maps and 178 b/w photos. Title page: Home of the Blizzard. Eps: Map of the route of the Discovery during the two voyages of BANZARE. Laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 1864366702
The best-known of Australia's Antarctic explorers. His first steps were a geological survey in 1903 of the New Hebrides Islands (Vanuatu)...
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$35

70974
HALL, Richard
EMPIRES OF THE MONSOON. A History of the Indian Ocean and its Invaders

London. 1998. HarperCollins. 1st paperback edition of the 1996 original. XXIII, (3), 575, (6 publications) PP with 3 head-pieces and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 36 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Covers with small crease at lower corner of front cover and a lightly sunned spine. Very good. 19.5 x 13. 0006380832
A comprehensive narrative on the people of the Indian Ocean and on those who penetrated it. Migration of the Waqwaq from Sumatra to Madagascar. Arab navigation. Arrival of the Portuguese...
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$15

55498
HALLS, Chris
WEST COAST DISCOVERER DIRCK HARTOCHS (in Port of Fremantle Quarterly Magazine)

Fremantle. 1971. Port of Fremantle. Volume 4, No. 4, Spring 1971. Includes article P. 21 to 25 with 5 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 19.5.
Dirck Hartoch voyage on the Eendracht.
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$5

66523
HAMILTON, George
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN HIS MAJESTY'S FRIGATE PANDORA

Sydney. 1998. Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Australian Maritime Series, No.4. Reissue of the 1793 original with a foreword by Alex Allan, British High Commissioner, and an essay by Peter Gesner, Curator of Maritime Archaeology, Queensland Museum. Limited edition to 950 copies. 38, 164 PP with 7 b/w illustrations (1 portrait of George Hamilton, 1 chart, 1 photo, and 4 engravings). Fp: A manuscript chart of the coast of New Holland sketched by William Bligh whilst in the Bounty's Launch. Hand bound in quarter cherry Scottish calf with marbled papered sides, gilt title on bordeaux vignette on spine. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.7 x 14.2. 1875567224
HMS "Pandora" was despatched by the Admiralty to capture the mutineers of the "Bounty".
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$150

70492
HAMILTON, Jill Duchess of, & BRUCE, Julia
THE FLOWER CHAIN - The Early Discovery of Australian Plants

Sydney. 1998. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 70 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 33 colour plates. Fp: "Clerodendrum Floribunda". Hard cover, dj. A near fine copy. 26.7 x 19. 0864179227
Chapter 7: William Dampier, the Botanical Buccaneer. Chapter 8: Joseph Banks and the "Endeavour". Chapter 17: The French discovery of Australian Flora. Chapter 19: Australia at Malmaison. ...
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$50

41708
HARRER, Heinrich
SEVEN YEARS IN TIBET

London. 1955. The Reprint Society Reprint of the 1953 original published by Rupert Hart-Davis. 320 PP with 1 map, plus 24 pages with 26 b/w photos. Fp: The Dalai Lama receives the sacred relics from the Indian delegation. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Offsetting of endpapers, faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13.
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$5

68407
HARRIS, D. D. & SIMMONDS, A. F.
PATTERNS OF TRADE. A Geographical Approach

Brisbane. 1979. The Jacaranda Press. 1st Ed. (6), 127 PP with 14 tables and 96 figures (graphs, 33 maps, photos). Title spread: an Ocean going Junk. Pictorial stiff cover (laminated). Ex-library copy with small stamps on title page (recto & verso), marks on rear endpaper. Contents clean and an otherwise very good copy. 25 x 19.
Contents: Simple markets and country towns, Changing routes and adapting ships, Australian trade and trading partners, Port activities and interaction...
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$20

43700
HASTINGS, A. C. G.
THE VOYAGE OF THE DAYSPRING - Being the Journal of the late Sir John Hawley Glover, R.N., G.C.M.G., together with some account of the Expedition up the Niger River in 1857

London. 1926. John Lane the Bodley Head. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Lady Glover. XIV, (2), 230, (2 publications) PP with 1 sketch chart, plus 21 plates with 22 b/w illustrations. Fp: Lt. John Hawley Glover, R.N. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages, o/wise near fine. 22.3 x 15.
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$25

30122
HATTENDORF, John B. (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 1: The Age of Discovery & Volume 2: The Eighteenth Century and the Classic Age of Sail

Malabar, Fl., USA. 1996 & 1997. Krieger Publishing. Reprints. Volume 1: XV, 331 PP with 28 b/w illust. Fp: Portuguese Navigators. Volume 2: XVI, 304 PP with 32 b/w illust. Fp: An eighteenth-century French ship. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 23.4 x 15.7. 1575240130
Volume 1: Ships of Late Middle-age by Richard W. Unger - Portuguese Expansion by Charles Verlinden - Spain and the conquest of the Atlantic by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto - The World Encompassed by A.N. Ryan. Volume 2: The Opening of the Pacific by Glyndwr Williams - The Science and Practice of Navigation by Karel Davids and Willem F.J. Mörzer Bruyns...
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$100

51182
HAYES, Dr. I. I.
THE OPEN POLAR SEA: A Narrative of a Voyage of Discovery towards the North Pole, in the Schooner United States

London. 1867. Sampson Low, Son and Marston. 1st UK edition. XXIV, 454 PP, with 1 vignette on title page and 30 tail pieces, plus 9 plates (3 maps and 6 drawings/engravings). Cloth cover. Covers rubbed, lightly soiled and worn at corners. Half title page missing. Foxing throughout. Good reading copy in need of rebinding. 22.7 x 16.
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$30

46751
HAYES, Edmund (editor)
LOG OF THE UNION. John Boit's Remarkable Voyage to the Northwest Coast and around the World 1794-1796

Portland, Oregon. 1986. The Massachusetts Historical Society and The Oregon Historical Society. 1st soft cover edition. XXXVIII, 136, (2 colophon) PP with 12 maps (2 on double page), and 1 colour and 36 b/w illustrations (plans, drawings, facsimile of log book...). Soft cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.7 x 27.8. 0875950892
Boston 1st September 1794. Cape Horn 1st February 1795. Northwest coast of America: 16th May to 11th September 1795 . Hawaii, 12th October 1795... Macao, 3rd December 1795... Cape of Good Hope, 24th April 1796... Return to Boston 8th July 1796.
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$20

60279
HAYNES, John J.
THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE - The Story of the Fort Berthold Indian Mission, 1876-1985

Exeter, UK. 1987. Author. 1st Ed. (8), 123 PP with 2 maps and 10 b/w photos. Fp: June Fox and Sakakawea statue. Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0951200208
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$10

40183
HAYTER, Alethea
A VOYAGE IN VAIN - Coleridge's Journey to Malta in 1804

London. 1973. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. 188 P, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on outside edges and some pages, offsetting of the front endpaper. Very good. 22.5 x 14. 0571102409
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$15

49487
HAYTER, Alethea
A VOYAGE IN VAIN - Coleridge's Journey to Malta in 1804

London. 1973. Faber and Faber. 1st Ed. 188 P, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover. Dust jacket tipped in on rear endpaper. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges and some pages. Near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0571102409
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$10

46717
HAYTER, Alethea
THE WRECK OF THE ABERGAVENNY

London. 2002. Macmillan. 1st Ed. XVI, 223 PP, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Fp: Peele Castle in a storm. Hard cover, dj. New. 22.4 x 14. 0333989171
February 1805, sinking of East India Company's ship The Earl of Abergavenny, 3 days out on a passage from Portsmouth to India and China.
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$15

39905
HAZLEWOOD, Nick
SAVAGE - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JEMMY BUTTON

London. 2000. Hodder & Stoughton. 1st Ed. XVI, 384 with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Felt mark (remainder) on lower outside edge, o/wise fine. 20.4 x 13.5. 0340739118
Tragedy of the Fuegian people of Tierra del Fuego. Voyages to England in 1830 and return in 1834, on H.M.S Beagle of Captain FitzRoy...
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$10

49071
HEAPS, Leo
LOG OF THE CENTURION

New York. 1974. Macmillan. 1st printing of the U.S. edition. 264 PP with 10 colour and 49 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Philip Saumarez. Eps: Chart of the Centurion's route round the world. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light foxing, paper ageing, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 18.
Log based on the original papers of Capt. Philip Saumarez on board the HMS Centurion, Lord Anson's flagship during his circumnavigation of 1740 - 1744.
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$10

45294
HEAPS, Leo
LOG OF THE CENTURION

London. 1974. Hart-Davis, Macgibbon. Reprint of the 1973 original. 270 PP with 59 illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Philip Saumarez. Eps: Chart of the Centurion's route round the world. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Faint water mark at top corner of last 30 pages. Very good. 25 x 17.5. 024610581X
Log based on the original papers of Capt. Philip Saumarez on board the HMS Centurion, Lord Anson's flagship during his circumnavigation between 1740 and 1744.
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$5

67268
HEAPS, Leo
LOG OF THE CENTURION

London. 1973. Hart-Davis, Macgibbon. 1st edition. 264 PP with 59 illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Philip Saumarez. Eps: Chart of the Centurion's route round the world. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed. Foxing. Very good. 25 x 17.5. 024610581X
Log based on the original papers of Capt. Philip Saumarez on board the HMS Centurion, Lord Anson's flagship during his circumnavigation between 1740 and 1744.
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$10

46992
HEARNE, Samuel
A JOURNEY FROM PRINCE OF WALES'S FORT IN HUDSON 'S BAY TO THE NORTHERN OCEAN

Amsterdam. 1968. N. Israel. Reprint of the 1795 original. No. 25 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), XLIV, 458, (2) PP, plus 8 folded plates. Fp: folded plan exhibiting Mr. Hearne' Tracks. Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette, front cover & spine. Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 21.
A Journey from Prince of Wales's Fort in Hudson's Bay, to the Northern Ocean, undertaken by order of the Hudson's Bay Company, for the discovery of copper mines, a North West Passage, &c. in the years 1769, 1770, 1771 & 1772.
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$75

49392
HEATH, Byron
DISCOVERING THE GREAT SOUTH LAND

Sydney. 2005. Rosenberg. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 16 plates with 2 b/w and 28 colour illustrations. Fp: H. M. Bark Endeavour. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 18. 1877058319
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$30

70652
HERRIOT, James
JAMES HERRIOT'S YORKSHIRE

London. 1980. Michael Joseph. 6th impression in February 1980 of the October 1979 original. 224 PP®with 1 map on double page and colour photos by Derry Brabbs.. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24.8 x 21.2. 0718117530
Pages 192 to 207: A day in Captain Cook country, with 18 colour photos.
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$15

15626
HERRMANN, Paul
THE WORLD UNVEILED, The Story of Exploration from Columbus to Livingstone

London. 1958. Hamish Hamilton. 1st English edition. Translated from the 1956 German original by Arnold Pomerans. XX, 508 PP with 44 b/w illust. & 42 maps, plus 20 pages with 30 half-tone plates. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Some foxing. Very good. 25 x 15.5.
On the voyages of explorers and their comments on what they saw: Christopher Columbus and his will to discover China, Vasco da Gama and the sea-route to East India... the South Seas, the exploration of Africa..
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$15

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

New York. 1982. New American Library. 1st paperback edition of the 1980 original. VIII, (2), 349, (4 adv.) PP, plus 64 pages with 140 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23 x 15.5. 452253586
Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerian rafts made with reeds.
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$10

49608
HILDEBRAND, J. R.
THE GREATEST VOYAGE IN THE ANNALS OF THE SEA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LXII, No. 6, 1932)

Washington. 1932. N. G. S. Volume LXII, No. 6, December 1932. Contains article between P. 698 and 739 with 1 map with 3 insets and 35 b/w photos. Soft cover. Covers chipped at spine. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.6.
Voyages of Magellan.
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$20

46062
HILDEBRAND, J. R.
THE PATHFINDER OF THE EAST (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LII, No. 5 November 1927)

Washington. 1927. N. G. S. Volume LII, No. 5, November 1927. Contains article between P.503 and 550 with 1 map and 43 b/w photos. Soft cover. Covers chipped and lightly soiled, o/wise near fine. 25.4 x 17.6.
Vasco da Gama and the search for Christians and Spices. Other article in this issue: An altitudinal journey through Portugal, by Harriet Chalmers Adams (1 map, 44 b/w photos and 16 colour plates).
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$20

61994
HILDEBRAND, J. R. / CHALMERS ADAMS, Harriet
THE PATHFINDER OF THE EAST / AN ALTITUDINAL JOURNEY THROUGH PORTUGAL (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1927. National Geographic Magazine. Extracts from Volume LII, No. 5, November 1927. Contains 2 articles: pages 503 to 550 with 1 map and 43 b/w photos, then pages I-XVI, 567-610 with XVI colour plate, 1 map and 44 b/w photos. Soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.6.
Vasco da Gama and the search for Christians and Spices / Portugal, a tiny nation that once ruled the world.
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$20

56297
HILDER, Brett
THE VOYAGE OF TORRES - The Discovery of the Southern Coastline of New Guinea and Torres Strait by Captain Luis Baéz de Torres in 1606

Brisbane. 1980. University of Queensland Press. 1st Ed. XXXII, 194 PP with 64 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 5 colour plates. Fp: Luis Baéz de Torres. Eps: Portion of B.A. 2759a, showing Torres' track along the whole southern coast of New Guinea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 070221275X
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$50

64323
HILDER, Brett
THE VOYAGE OF TORRES, The Discovery of the Southern Coastline of New Guinea and Torres Strait by Captain Luis Baéz de Torres in 1606

Brisbane. 1980. University of Queensland Press. 1st Ed. XXXII, 194 PP with 64 bw illustrations, plus 8 pages with 5 colour plates. Fp: Luis Baéz de Torres. Eps: Portion of B.A. 2759a, showing Torres' track along the whole southern coast of New Guinea. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note signed by the author. A fine copy. 24.5 x 18.5. 070221275X
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$85

67181
HILL, Kenneth
THE HILL COLLECTION OF PACIFIC VOYAGES at the University of California, San Diego

New Haven / Sydney. 2004. William Reese Company / Hordern House, Ltd. 2nd edition, revised and enlarged. Foreword by Lynda Corey Claasen. Biography "Kenneth Evan Hill as a Book Collector", by Jonathan A. Hill. Preface of original edition, by Melvin J. Voigt. XXIV, 792 PP. Fp: Dorothy and Kenneth Hill. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 26.2 x 18.5. 0939226103
Bibliography relating to voyages to the Pacific Islands with 1937 Entries (pages 1 to 685), References (pages 687 to 691), Chronological Index (pages 693 to 737) and General Index (pages 739 to 792).
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$150

44611
HIRST, Warwick
PAINTING THE PACIFIC

Sydney. 2002. State Library of New South Wales. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Dagmar Schmidmaier. 20 PP with 7 colour illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 24 x 14. 0731371186
Guide to an exhibition of 54 paintings held in the State Library's Picture Gallery in 2002. Short biography of 24 painters, and description of their paintings.
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$15

30218
HOARE, Robert J.
TRAVEL BY SEA

London. 1961. A. & C. Black. 1st Ed., in the Black's Junior Reference Books series. 80 PP with b/w illust. (drawings, photos). Title page: vignette of an early East Indiaman. Hard cover, pictorial front cover (Sirius, the first ship to cross the Atlantic under continuous steam power in 1838), dj (price clipped). Some foxing. Very good. 25.2 x 19.
Ships of early times, age of Discovery, great days of sail and in the age of steam.
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$5

46430
HOGAN, Helen M.
BRAVO, NEU ZEELAND. Two Maoris in Vienna 1859-1860

Christchurch. 2003. Clerestory Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 130 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24 x 17. 0958220131
They sailed to Europe on the Austrian frigate Novara. Returned to New Zealand on the Caduceus chartered to Shaw Savill & Co.
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$35

32798
HOLLETT, David
THE CONQUEST OF THE NIGER BY LAND AND SEA - From the Early Explorers and Pioneer Steamships to Elder Dempster and Company

London. 1995. P. M. Heaton. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 51 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15.5. 1872006043
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$15

19711
HOOD, T.H.
NOTES OF A CRUISE IN H.M.S. FAWN IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC IN THE YEAR 1862

Edinburgh. 1863. Edmonston & Douglas. 1st Ed. XII, 268 PP with 4 illust in text plus 16 full page plates, and 1 folded chart. Fp: House at Faleasau. Rebound in brown cloth. Title page trimmed and pasted down on new support, renewed endpapers, corners slightly bumped. Still a good clean copy. Scarce. 23.8 x 15.5.
Cruise from Auckland to Niue, Samoa, Uvea (Wallis Island), Horne Island (Futuna), Kunaie, or the Isle of Pines, Port de France (Nouméa), Norfolk Island and Sydney.
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$250

69285
HOPKINS, David L.
THE HISTORY OF THE D'ENTRECASTEAUX WATERWAY

Kettering, Tasmania. c. 2016. Peregrine Publishing. 1st Ed. Foreword by Will Hodgman, Premier of Tasmania. (10), 54 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by the author on title page. New. 29.7 x 21. 9780975716649
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$35

39169
HORDERN HOUSE
FIRST FLEET TO FEDERATION 1788 - 1901

Sydney. 1997. Hordern House. 1st Ed. No pagination, 108 PP with 193 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 1875567194
Catalogue detailing 457 items for sale on: Settlement, First Fleet. Coastal exploration and early visitors to New South Wales. Ships and Shipwrecks... Australian Aborigines... Travellers and tourists.
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$20

61931
HORDERN HOUSE
THE GREAT SOUTH LAND - Searching for the Antipodes, from classical scholars to Quiros & Dampier

Sydney. 2011. Hordern House Rare Books Pty. Ltd. Edited by Anne McCORMICK & Derek McDONNELL. No pagination, 180 PP with b/w and colour illustrations on superior quality paper. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22. 9781875567669
Beautifully presented Catalogue of 127 items for sale with price-list loosely inserted. Includes sections on Dutch exploration and the VOC fleets, Spanish & Portuguese discovery and the English adventurers Drake & Dampier.
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$55

66302
HORNADGE, Bill
EXPLORE AUSTRALIA THROUGH STAMPS - An illustrated history of Australia as depicted on the nation's postage stamps

Dubbo, NSW. 1970. Review Publications Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illustrations: 6 maps, stamps, drawings and over 22 cartoon stories by Monty Wedd (The Story of ANZAC at centrefold). Soft cover, colour illustration on front cover. Front cover slightly soiled and light ageing of paper. Very good. 23.5 x 18.
Prepared for the Bicentennial of Captain Cook's arrival in Australia. 22 cartoon stories: Dirk Hartog, William Dampier ... First lighthouse ... Battle of the Coral Sea ... Booby Island Post Office.
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$15

60053
HORNER, Frank
THE FRENCH RECONNAISSANCE - Baudin in Australia 1801-1803

Melbourne. 1987. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. XVII, 461 PP with 26 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 16 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0522843395
The scientific voyage of the French explorer in Australian waters. One of its achievements: the first complete map of Australia.
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$110

52249
HORNER, Frank
LA RECONNAISSANCE FRANCAISE: L'expédition Baudin en Australie (1801-1803)

Paris. 2006. L'Harmattan. 1st French edition of the 1987 Australian original. Translated by Martine Marin. Preface by Oskar H. K. Spate. 491, (3) PP with 26 b/w illustrations, plus 12 pages with 14 b/w plates. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 15.6. 2296013074
The scientific voyage of the French explorer in Australian waters.
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$60

55482
HOSTY, Kieran
THE CHARLOTTE MEDAL (in Signals No. 84)

Sydney. 2008. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 84, September-November 2008. 48 PP, containing articles P. 10 to 15 with 5 b/w and 1 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (The Charlotte Medal). Fine. 29.8 x 21.
A rare First Fleet relic.
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$10

45619
HOUGH, Richard
THE BLIND HORN'S HATE

London. 1973. Arrow Books. Paperback edition of the 1971 original. 336 PP with 3 full-page maps & 73 illust. (11 in colour) in text. Title-page: Victoria. Eps: The Uttermost South of South America. Soft cover. Frontispiece missing. Top of half title page cut. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good reading copy. 23.4 x 15.7. 009907320X
History & geography of Tierra Del Fuego and Cape Horn: Magellan, Schouten & Le Maire, Drake, Fitzroy & Darwin...
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$10

15552
HOWAY, Frederic W.
VOYAGES OF THE COLUMBIA TO THE NORTHWEST COAST 1787-1790 and 1790-1793

Amsterdam. 1969. N. Israel. Bibliotheca Australiana Extra Series No. 1. Facsimile of the 1941 ed. by the Massachusetts Historical Society. (2), XVII, (5), 518 PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of title page of Haswell's log plus 2 sketch maps and 7 full page bw illust. Fp: Robert Haswell. Simile navy blue vellum. Fine. 24.5 x 17.
First American maritime expedition engaged in fur trading between the NW coast of America and China. Compilation from 4 journals, letters and the remnants of the official log of Columbia.
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$50

34298
HOWAY, Frederic W. (editor)
VOYAGES OF THE COLUMBIA TO THE NORTHWEST COAST 1787-1790 and 1790-1793

Portland. 1990. Oregon Historical Society. North Pacific studies series, Volume No.13. Facsimile reprint of the 1941 edition by the Massachusetts Historical Society. (8), XXVII, 518, (2 adv.) PP with 1 map, 1 facsimile of title page of Haswell's log, plus 9 b/w plates (2 sketch maps and 7 illust.). Fp: Robert Haswell. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 26 x 16.5. 087595250X
First American maritime expedition engaged in fur trading between the NW coast of America and China. Compilation from 4 journals, letters and the remnants of the official log of Columbia.
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$40

47831
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLORATION 1800 TO 1850

Sydney. 2004. Hordern House. 1st Ed. XII, 690 PP. Eps: Surveyor. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 1875567399
A comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization between the years 1800 and 1850. 701 articles/entries. From Antoine Thomson d' ABBADIE Laurentii A. ZAGOSKIN.
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$250

53164
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLORATION 1850 TO 1940. The oceans, islands and polar regions

Sydney. 2006. Hordern House. 1st Ed. XII, 690 PP. Eps: H.M.S. Investigator and the ice pack. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 1875567410
A comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization in the oceans, the islands, New Zealand and the polar regions from 1850 to the early decades of the twentieth century. 521 articles/entries. From Louis William ABBOTT to Ferdinand von ZEPPELIN.
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$270

44441
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLORATION TO 1800

Sydney. 2003. Hordern House. 1st Ed. XV, 1168 PP. Eps: Jacques Cartier découvre et remonte le fleuve Saint-Laurent au Canada, en 1535. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 21.5. 1875567364
2327 articles/entries. From Mathias ABAD to Dmitry ZYRIAN.
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$300

69795
HUDSON, Harry
EXPLORERS OF AUSTRALIA

Melbourne. No date. T.A.A. / Trans-Australia Airlines. 1st Ed. (4), 58, (2) PP with 58 illustrations by Harry Hudson, including 1 map at centrefold, and 55 portraits. Soft covers, illustrated, title on front cover "TAA Presents Explorers of Australia". 2 signatures on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 18.3 x 12.5.
TAA paid tribute to the "Explorers of Australia", by giving their aircraft the name of these explorers. Each portrait accompanied with brief history of their achievements.
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$15

49118
HUIE, Shirley Fenton
TIGER LILIES - Women Adventurers in the South Pacific

Sydney. 1990. Angus & Robertson. 1st Ed. (10), 218 PP with 1 drawing, 9 engravings and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise very good. 23.8 x 17. 0207165920
Ysabel Barreto de Mendana, Jeanne Baré of the Bougainville expedition, Constance Cumming, Emma Coe, the Queen of the South Seas, Kathleen Scoresby Routledge & Easter Island, Louise Michel & New Caledonia ...
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$10

21412
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
THE EXPLORERS

Amsterdam. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Hand painted wooden Globe Vert, 1515. Eps: World map and routes of the early explorers from Portugal and Spain. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406229
Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...
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$15

37631
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
THE EXPLORERS

Amsterdam. 1980. Time-Life Books. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Hand painted wooden Globe Vert, 1515. Eps: World map and routes of the early explorers from Portugal and Spain. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406229
Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...
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$15

37632
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
THE EXPLORERS

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. 3rd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Hand painted wooden Globe Vert, 1515. Eps: World map and routes of the early explorers from Portugal and Spain. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 705406229
Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...
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$15

17486
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
LES GRANDS NAVIGATEURS

Amsterdam. 1979. Time-Life Books. 1st French printing of the 1978 US original The Explorers, in La Grande Aventure de la Mer series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Hand painted wooden Globe Vert, 1515. Eps: World map and routes of the early explorers from Portugal and Spain. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24.
Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...
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$15

66745
HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840

Sydney. 2002. Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams and Peter Watts. Preface by Monique Ducreux. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside front cover: Portrait of Contre-Amiral Jules Dumont d'Urville. Inside back cover: Common Spotted Cuscus. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 30 x 23.6. 1876991003
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$45

37062
HUNT, William R.
TO STAND AT THE POLE - The Dr. Cook - Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy

New York. 1981. Stein and Day. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 288 PP, plus 18 pages with 21 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 0812827732
Who was the first man to reach the North Pole.
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$25

50346
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
THE MILLIONAIRE BOTANIST, Joseph Banks (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1970. Department of Education and Science. Volume 14, No. 11, November 1970. Contains article between P.10 and 15 with 9 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine.
Sir Joseph Banks.
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$15

71339
INSOLE, Elizabeth Dawson
EXILE INTO ADVENTURE

London. 1957. Christopher Johnson. 1st Ed. 219 PP, plus 8 plates with b/w illustrations by Alan V. Insole. Fp. Eps: Map of the Pacific with route of the author. Hard cover, dj with a small chip and a clear plastic sleeve. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
A voyage in 1957/58 to the Pacific islands as a health cure: New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa, Australia, New Caledonia and French Polynesia.
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$30

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

Paris. 1991. Institut Francais de la Mer. 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.
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$20

38638
IRVINE, Lucy
RUNAWAY

New York. 1987. Random House. 1st US edition of the 1986 UK original. (12), 258 PP. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16.. 0394545109
Life of the author of Castaway (a year's experience on the remote uninhabited island of Tuin, Torres Strait). Leaving home at 12, Bohemian life...
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$10

15557
IRVING, Washington
COLUMBUS'S VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY, Together with the Voyages and Discoveries of his Contemporaries and Companions

London. c. 1880. Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. Reprint (popular edition). 528 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title and decoration on spine. Ageing of paper, o/wise in very good condition. 20.5 x 13.5.
Early voyages at sea. Discovery and subsequent exploration of the Caribbean.
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$15

13246
IRWIN, Geoffrey
THE PREHISTORIC EXPLORATION AND COLONISATION OF THE PACIFIC

Cambridge. 1996. C.U.P. Paperback reprint. VIII, 240 PP with 83 figures & 22 tables, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations of "Canoes". Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 0521476518
The author claims that, rather than sailing randomly in search of unknown lands, the Pacific islanders expanded settlement by exploring upwind so as to ensure their safe return.
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$25

37541
ISELIN, Isaac
JOURNAL OF A TRADING VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD. 1805-1808

Fairfield, Washington, USA. 1999. Ye Galleon Press. 1st Ye Galleon edition of an 1897 original. (10), 110, 1 colophon PP. Illustrated endpapers. Hard case binding, decorated front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 26 x 18.4. 0877706689
Isaac Iselin, a Swiss supercargo of the brig Maryland, owned by the New York Commision House (brokerage firm) of Le Roy, Bayard & McEvers. New York, Cape Verde Islands, Falkland Islands, Cape Horn, coasts of Chile and Peru, Marquesas Islands (20/11 to 10/12/1806), coast of Mexico, Sandwich Islands (Hawai'i) 18th May to 20th July 1807...
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$20

57460
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume II: The voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816

London. 2008. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 20. XXXVII, 308 PP with 3 maps and 9 b/w illustrations. Fp: Flensing a whale. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180923
... with an Appendix "Scoresby's Navigation", by George Huxtable.
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$70

57535
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume III: The voyages of 1817, 1818 and 1820

London. 2009. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 21. XLII, 245 PP with 3 maps and 10 b/w illustrations. Fp: Model of the "Baffin". Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180954
... with an Appendix "The Building of Arctic Whalers", by Fred M. George Walker.
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$70

53828
JACOBS, Joseph
THE STORY OF GEOGRAPHICAL DISCOVERY - How the World became known

London. c. 1895. George Newnes. 1st Ed., in The Library of Useful Stories. 224 PP with 24 maps. Fp: Arms granted to Sebastian Del Cano. Illustrated cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Small format: 15.3 x 10.
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$15

33168
JACOBS, Michael
THE PAINTED VOYAGE - Art, Travel and Exploration 1564-1875

London. 1995. British Museum Press. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w & colour illust. (engravings, paintings, sketches, watercolours). Fp: Thomas and William Daniell viewing Bijaigarh, Uttar Pradesh, from the south-west, 1790. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 28 x 22. 0714116564
Up to the development of portable cameras in the late nineteenth century, artists were an habitual feature of exploration, scientific and diplomatic voyages.
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$15

37477
JAMES, Dr. Wendy
RE-DISCOVERING SCHUVER'S AFRICA

London. 1996. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. 32 PP, with lecture between pages 1 and 18 (1 map and 9 b/w photos). Soft cover. Staples removed, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14.
Annual talk 1996. (Read at the Annual General Meeting).
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$5

31507
JAMES, Wendy, BAUMANN, Gerd & JOHNSON, Douglas H. (editors)
JUAN MARIA SCHUVER'S TRAVELS IN NORTH EAST AFRICA 1880-1883

London. 1996. The Hakluyt Society. No. 184 in the second series. CVII, 392 PP with 16 b/w illust., plus 2 colour plates . Fp: Juan Maria Schuver, photographed in Philippopolis, 7 November 1877. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 090418045X
Exploration voyages between the two Niles (Blue and White) and in Abyssinia.
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$15

60757
JARRETT, Ian
SIGN OF THE TIMES: Early Posters Capturing the Romance of Travel (in Silverkris)

Singapore. 2010. Singapore Airlines. September 2010 issue. 104 PP with b/w and colour photos. Article pages 44 to 47 with 7 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.2.
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$10

50433
JENNINGS, M. J.
THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA

Melbourne. 1967. Hill of Content. 1st Ed. Envelope / folder containing: 2 booklets of 32 pages each, 3 folded broadsheets, 1 folded plan of the Endeavour with a portrait of Captain Cook, 3 folded charts, 5 folded maps and 4 reproduction Life in the Navy. Illustrated envelope. Fine. Oblong: 21.7 x 33.
A collection of contemporary documents. Booklets: Discovery of Australia, and Extracts from the journals of Abel Tasman, William Dampier and James Cook. Broadsheets: Abel Tasman, William Dampier and Matthew Flinders. Maps: Hessell Gerritz 1631 - Robert de Vaugondy 1756 - Laurie & Whittle 1799 - Matthew Flinders 1800 - Phillip Parker King 1825....
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$30

67964
JOACHIM, Denis
THE DENIS JOACHIM COLLECTION - An Important Collection of Australian Colonial Books, Fine Art, Prints and Photographs

Melbourne. 2016. Mossgreen Auctions / Australian Book Auctions. 1st Ed. Introduction by Jonathan Wantrup. 422 PP with b/w and colour photos, plus 2 folded "Auction Announcement" with colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 24 x 24.
Catalogue of an auction held at Melbourne, 19-21 June 2016, with 1046 items..
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$75

69004
JOHNSON, Captain & Mrs. Irving
SAILING TO SEE, Picture Cruise in the Schooner Yankee

New York. 1939. W.W. Norton.. 1st Ed. 224 with b/w illustrations: 2 sketch plans of "Yankee", 5 maps & 346 photos (34 of them traditional craft: outriggers, canoes, makassars, cutters, Chinese junks ...). Fp: Ghosting. Blue cloth covers, decoration on front cover, title on front cover and spine. Covers a little sorn/frayed at corners, front endpaper with name of a previous owner blocked out, stamp in blind of another owner, and signed by Irving Johnson. Slight ageing of paper, otherwise a very good clean copy. Scarce. 26 x 19.5.
A pictorial world cruise of Yankee with calls at Galapagos, Pitcairn & Henderson, Wallis, New Hebrides, Solomons ..
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$100

61457
JOHNSON, Dianne
BRUNY D'ENTRECASTEAUX and his encounter with Tasmanian Aborigines: From Provence to Recherche Bay

Lawson, NSW. 2012. Blue Mountain Education and Research Trust. 1st Ed. (XII), 121 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21. 9780646570563
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$35

71326
JOHNSON, Osa
LAST ADVENTURE - The Martin Johnsons in Borneo

London. 1967. Jarrolds. 1st UK edition. Foreword and editor's note by Pascal Imperato. XX, 233 PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with creases and small pieces missing. Foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 21.6 x 14.2.
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$30

49394
JOLLY, Roslyn
THE CRUISE OF THE JANET NICHOL AMONG THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. A Diary by Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson

Seattle & Sydney. 2004. University of Washington Press & University of New South Wales Press. 1st Ed. 205 PP with 1 map and 27 b/w photos. Fp: Fanny Stevenson with two Pacific Islanders. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 16. 0295983701 / 0868406066
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$20

20744
JUDGE, Joseph, STANFIELD, James L., MARSDEN, Luis & LYON, Eugene
COLUMBUS AND THE NEW WORLD [in National Geographic Magazine]

Washington. 1986. N.G.S. Volume 170, No. 5, November 1986. Contains three articles from P. 562 to 605 with 3 maps, 1 folded chart, and bw & colour illust., plus 1 folded map: Where did Columbus discover America?. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

70865
KAEPPLER, Adrienne L.
TREASURES OF THE PACIFIC: "ARTIFICIAL CURIOSITIES" of the 18th Century, Being an Exhibition and Exposition of Native Manufactures collected on the three Pacific voyages of Captain Cook, R.N.

Honolulu. 1978. Bernice P. Bishop Museum. 1st Ed. No pagination, 20 PP with colour illustrations (1 Pacific map with the 3 voyages of Captain Cook, and 53 photos) . Pictorial stiff covers. Newspaper clipping "Les Nouvelles Calédonienes, 07/07/1978 loosely inserted. Very good. Scarce. 30.5 x 22.8.
Exhibition and exposition of native manufactures, held at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, (January 18, 1978 - August 31, 1978) on the occasion of the Bicentennial of the European Discovery of the Hawaiian Islands by Captain Cook, on January 18, 1778.
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$60

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

Chicago. 1970. Rand McNally. 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.
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$10

59584
KEATS, Warren Davenport
FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH LAND

Tweed Heads, NSW. 2005. Author. 1st Ed., limited to 500 copies. 355 PP with 4 maps and 60 b/w illustrations (photos and drawings by the author). Pictorial soft cover. Dedicatory note on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646432605
A story of enduring love and high adventure. Part 1: Flight to the South Land. Part 2: Sojourn in the South Seas, blackbirding in New Hebrides, voyages to New Zealand and Fiji... Adventures in the Marshall Islands with the discovery of Keats Reef, in the Carolines (marooned on Nukuoro... Sailing with Jardine Matheson, and death in Chinese waters).
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$20

49805
KEATS, Warren Davenport
FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH LAND

Tweed Heads, NSW. 2005. Author. 1st Ed., limited to 500 copies. 355 PP with 4 maps and 60 b/w illustrations (photos and drawings by the author). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0646432605
A story of enduring love and high adventure. Part 1: Flight to the South Land. Part 2: Sojourn in the South Seas, blackbirding in New Hebrides, voyages to New Zealand and Fiji... Adventures in the Marshall Islands with the discovery of Keats Reef, in the Carolines (marooned on Nukuoro... Sailing with Jardine Matheson, and death in Chinese waters).
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$15

31753
KEAY, John (editor)
THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY HISTORY OF WORLD EXPLORATION

London. 1991. Hamlyn. 1st Ed. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (photographs, paintings and engravings). Illustrated frontispiece and endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 29 x 22.5. 0600568199
Asia, by John Keay. Antarctic, by Ann Savours. Oceanography, by Anita McConnell.
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$25

45088
KEELER, Mary Frear (editor)
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE'S WEST INDIAN VOYAGE 1585-86

London. 1981. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 148 in the Second series (issued for 1975). XIV, 358 PP with 2 maps in text, plus 1 map on double page, and 11 plates (some folded). Fp: chart of The famous West Indian Voyage, by Baptista Boazio. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj. Covers with water marks. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22.2 x 14. 0904180018
Raids on Spanish towns on both sides of the Atlantic, return of discouraged settlers of the first Virginia colony...
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$10

20290
KEELER, Mary Frear (editor)
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE'S WEST INDIAN VOYAGE 1585-86

London. 1981. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 148 in the Second series (issued for 1975). XIV, 358 PP with 2 maps in text, plus 1 map on double page, and 11 plates (some folded). Fp: chart of The famous West Indian Voyadge, by Baptista Boazio. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. One small nick in the dust jacket, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0904180018
Raids on Spanish towns on both sides of the Atlantic, return of discouraged settlers of the first Virginia colony...
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$15

36699
KEENE, Donald
THE JAPANESE DISCOVERY OF EUROPE - Honda Toshiaki and other discoverers 1720-1798

New York. 1954. Grove Press. 1st US edition. IX, 246 PP with 1 map and 8 b/w illustrations. Fp: An early use of a European invention. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket has a sunned spine and is reinforced with sellotape, o/wise a near fine copy. 21.8 x 14.3.
The Dutch on Deshima island in Nagasaki Harbour. Discovery of European nations by Japanese.
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$15

37133
KENDALL, Lace
Elisha Kent KANE: ARCTIC CHALLENGER

Philadelphia. 1963. Macrae Smith Co. 1st Ed. 189 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14.5.
The story of the man who ignored his own death sentence to become America's first great Polar explorer.
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$40

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

Vancouver. 1991. Vancouver Maritime Museum. 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, ...
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$15

55444
KERRIGAN, Michael
CHARLES DARWIN'S The Voyage of the Beagle, The Journals that revealed Nature's Grand Plan

Sydney. 2005. ABC Books. 1st Australian edition. 208 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Route of the Beagle. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.2 x 22.3. 0733316115
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$25

43260
KEYNES, Randal
ANNIE'S BOX - Charles Darwin, his Daughter and Human Evolution

London. 2001. Fourth Estate. 1st paperback edition. XIV, (2), 331 PP with 19 b/w illustrations, plus 32 pages with 34 illustrations. Inside front cover: Annie's Box. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 15.4. 1841156604
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$10

40058
KING, Margaret
EDEN TO PARADISE

London. 1963. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. 188 PP with 2 maps, plus 24 pages with 36 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Mask supposedly representing distant ancestors. Eps: Map of Northern Australia, New Guinea and eastern Indonesia. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Foxing on outside edges and some pages. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.
Visit to Portuguese Timor.
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$15

60214
KING, Paul (editor)
VOYAGING TO CHINA IN 1855 AND 1904: A Contrast in Travel

London. 1936. Heath Cranton. 1st Ed. 187 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Cunard White Star R.M.S. Queen Mary. Cloth cover. Lacks the free fly of front endpaper. Light foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.8.
A Journal of the more important events which occurred on board the "Hamilla Mitchell" on her voyage from London towards Shanghai, China, during the summer of 1855. Diary of a journey to China via New York, New Orleans, El Paso, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Honolulu, March to May, 1904.
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$25

70078
KINGSTON, W. H. G.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD

London. 1882. T. Nelson and Sons. 1st Ed. 460, (2) PP with over 40 b/w illustrations: 3 tail pieces, 38 text illustrations (13 on full page). Rebacked copy, cloth cover, gilt title on spine, all edges gilt. Occasional foxing. Copy lacking the frontispiece called for (but similar to plate of page 69). Very good copy. 19.3 x 13.5.
Juvenile edition: "A Book for Boys".
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$30

38892
KIRSOP, Wallace
THE PERON - FREYCINET PROSPECTUSES (in Explorations No. 5)

Melbourne. 1987. Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations / ISFAR. Explorations: a bulletin devoted to the study of Franco-Australian links, Issue No. 5, July 1987. 32 PP with facsimile of two prospectuses (in French) Voyage de découvertes aux Terres Australes. Card cover. Fine. 20.8 x 14.5.
Prospectus: a publisher's device, being a descriptive leaflet outlining the plan of a work to be published.
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$10

65794
KIRWAN, L. P.
THE WHITE ROAD - A Survey of Polar Exploration

London. 1958. Hollis & Carter. 1st Ed. X, 374 PP with 4 maps, plus 1 large folded map "The North-West Passage" and 12 pages with 17 b/w illustrations. Fp: Scott's hut at Cape Evans. FEP: Map of the North Polar Regions. REP: Map of the South Polar Regions. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. 2 newspaper clippings "The Times" (16th December 1959 & 16th June 1960) loosely inserted. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 22 x 14.2.
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$20

56107
KIRWAN, Leora
XANADU: Encounters with China

Canberra. 2004. National Library of Australia. 1st Ed. Foreword by Jan Fullerton. 28 PP with 10 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 21. 0642271296
Booklet accompanying the 2004 exhibition.
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$10

51026
KOFFLER, Sandy & CALOZ, René, ATTINELLI, Lucio (editors)
HISTORY OF MANKIND (in The UNESCO Courier)

Paris. 1967. UNESCO. Issue for May 1967 - 20th year. 36 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 31 x 22.5.
... Did Japanese fishermen bring the art of pottery making to Ecuador 5,000 years ago, by Betty J. Meggers... The dawn of the geographic spirit, by Philippe Wolff... The sailing vessel comes into its own, by Louis Gottschalk...
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$15

71362
KUBALSKI, N.-A. (editor)
VOYAGES DANS L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE (Sud-Est) et description des îles principales

Tours. 1854. Ad Mame et Cie. 1st Edition, in Bibliothèque des Ecoles Chrétiennes. (4), 188 PP. Fp. Marbled endpapers, and outside edges. Hard covers, decorated front and back, gilt title and decoration on spine. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Covers lightly rubbed, hinges starting and gutter of both endpapers split. Book plate of previous owner on front endpaper. In need of rebacking. Very good. 18 x 11.
Part I: Voyages of Count Maurice - Auguste Beniowski during 1771 and 1772: Aleoutians Islands, Japan & China. Part II: Description of the Philippines.
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$45

35127
KUSHNAREV, Evgenii G.
BERING'S SEARCH FOR THE STRAIT - The First Kamchatka Expedition 1725-1730

Portland, Oregon. 1990. Oregon Historical Society. 1st US edition thus of the 1976 Russian original V. Poiskakh Proliva: Pervaia Kamchatskaia Ekspetitsiia, 1725-1730. No. 15 in the North Pacific Studies series. Edited and translated by E.A.P. Crownhart-Vaughan. XXVI, (2), 214, (6 publications) PP with 7 maps and 5 b/w illust. Eps: Sketch chart showing track of Vitus Bering's vessel Sv. Gacriil, 1728-1729. Cloth cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 26 x 15.5. 0875952240
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$25

47342
KYSELKA, Will
AN OCEAN IN MIND

Honolulu. 1992. Univ. Hawaii Press. 2nd printing of the 1987 original. XII, 244 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, maps, sketches). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15.2. 0824811127
The successful round trip of Hokule'a between Hawaii and Tahiti in 1980 plus a study of its two traditional navigators: Nainoa from Hawaii and Mau Piailug from the Caroline islands.
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$15

54621
LA FLEUR, J. D. (editor)
PIETER VAN DEN BROECKE 'S JOURNAL OF VOYAGES TO CAPE VERDE, GUINEA AND ANGOLA (1605-1612)

London. 2000. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, Volume 5. XV, 139 PP with 1 facsimile of page of manuscript and 7 maps. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Pieter van den Broecke. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25.2 x 18. 0904180689
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$15

67475
LANDSTRÖM, Björn
COLUMBUS, The Story of Don Cristobal Colon Admiral of the Ocean and his four voyages westward to the Indies according to contemporary sources, retold and illustrated by ...

London. 1967. Allen & Unwin. 1st UK edition translated from the 1966 Swedish original by Michael Phillips and Hugh W. Stubbs. 208 PP with b/w & colour illustrations, pages 193-197: Chronology. Eps: Facsimile of the first printing of Columbus' letter about his discovery, printed in Barcelona in 1493. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Ex-library copy with library label on FEP, stamps on title page (recto/verso) and last leaf. Part of dust jacket tipped in on front endpaper. Covers lightly soiled. Good reading/working copy. 28.5 x 22.
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$10

30886
LANGDON, Robert
ELCANO: The Ship, The Man, The Mystery

Canberra. 1988. Spanish Embassy. 1st Ed. 8 PP with 2 colour and 15 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Oblong: 21 x 29.7.
Booklet published at the time of the call in Australia of the Spanish Training Ship "Juan Sebastian de Elcano", for the celebrations on the Bicentennial.
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$15

15622
LANGLEY, Michael
WHEN THE POLE STAR SHONE - A History of Exploration

London. 1972. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed., with a Foreword by Lord John Hunt. 176 PP with 8 maps on full-page, plus 12 pages with 15 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): Hut Point, Antarctica. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). A few watermarks on lower edges of pages not affecting text, illust. or the quality of the book. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5. 0245506683
Geographical exploration since ancient times. Development of navigational and surveying aids & instruments ... geographical myths.
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$15

15651
LAPLACE, Capitaine de Frégate
VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD ON THE CORVETTE LA FAVORITE 1830, 1831, 1832

Singapore. 1991. Antiques of the Orient. 1st edition (being the first English translation of text relating to the plates). 72 PP with 72 colour plates. FEP: Chart of the Voyage of the Corvette La Favorite. Pictorial laminated boards. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 9810025394
The circumnavigation voyage of La Place, to re-establish French influence over Indochina and French commercial interest in the Pacific.
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$65

12242
LAPLACE, Cyrille Pierre Théodore
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE par les Mers de l'Inde et de Chine Executé sur la Corvette de l'Etat LA FAVORITE Pendant les Années 1830, 1831 et 1832 sous le Commandement de M. LAPLACE ... TOME I

London. 1987. Archival Facsimiles. A reproduction of the copy in the British Library of the original edition published in Paris in 1833 by Imprimerie Royale. (8), XLII, 558 PP with 10 tail-pieces, plus 1 large folded map at rear. Slate blue Irish linen buckram, gilt title on green vignette on spine and front cover. Fine. French text. 22.5 x 14. 1852970014
Volume I of the world voyage of La Favorite. France to Macao with calls at Goree (off Senegal), Mauritius and La Réunion, Seychelles, French settlements in India, Malacca, Singapore, Manilla.. P.482 to 525: interesting notes on the British attack on Isle de France in 1810.
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$70

63674
LATHWELL, Jennifer & David
FROM FRANCE TO FREYCINET - The background to the French names on the East Coast of Tasmania

Hobart. 2008. Glamorgan Spring Bay Council. 2008 reprint sponsored by The Embassy of France. No pagination, 32 PP with 1 chart and 33 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 9780646496870
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$20

60500
LAURENT, Maurice F.
LA MER EST BELLE

Paris. 1963. Librairie Hachette. 1st Ed., in collection l'Humour Contemporain. 253, (3) PP with b/w illustrations by Jean Reschofsky. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Occasional foxing. Very good. 20.2 x 13.
Voyage of a French couple to the USA in the early 1960' s. Crossings (to and from) on S.S. France.
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$10

46621
LAUVERGNE, Barthélémy
THE VISIT OF LA BONITE TO SINGAPORE IN 1837

Singapore. 1994. Antiques of the Orient. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 5 b/w plates by Barthélemy Lauvergne. Stapled card covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
Call at Singapore during a voyage to Cochin-China and the Pacific. Expedition led by Captain Auguste-Nicolas Vaillant, on board the French corvette La Bonite.
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$20

36808
LE CONTOUR, Noël (editor)
LE HONFLEURAIS AUX SEPT NAUFRAGES - Jean Doublet 1655-1728

Paris. 1996. L`Harmattan. 1st Ed. 302 PP, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738447457
Cod fisherman. Corsair with Jean Bart... Slaver to the West Indies
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$15

34793
LE MAIRE, Jacob
MIRROR OF THE AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATION

Sydney. 1999. Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Australian Maritime Series, No. 5. Facsimile of the 1622 original Spieghel der Australische Navigatie .... Foreword by Justus Veeneklaas. Introductory essay by Edward Duyker, English text by Alexander Dalrymple. Limited to 950 copies. 32, (XVI), 72, (2), 64, 1 PP with 5 b/w and 7 colour illustrations, plus 3 colour maps on double page. Fp: Double hemisphere world map published in Amsterdam in 1618. Hand bound in quarter alum-tawed goat skin with marbled papered sides, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Fine. 30.5 x 20.2. 1875567259
Being an account of the voyage of Jacob Le Maire and Willem Schouten 1615-1616 published in Amsterdam in 1622.
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$150

65272
LE NAIL, Bernard
EXPLORATEURS ET GRAND VOYAGEURS BRETONS

1998. Editions Jean-Paul Gisserot. 1st Ed. 128 PP. Pictorial soft cover. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. French text. Near fine. 19 x 12.5. 2877473406
From Jean-Jacques Audubon (Audubon Society), to Emile & Emile Tanneguy de Wogan.
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$15

46609
LEDUC, Jean
D'UN EMPIRE A L'AUTRE. Les Pellion, Cavalier et Marins au service de la France 1809-1868

Paris. 2003. Editions du Gerfaut. 1st Ed. 464 PP with 1 genealogical tree, 11 b/w illustrations and 21 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. French text. 22 x 14.6. 2914622236
Actions of two brothers between the Empires of Napoleon the 1st and Napoleon the 3rd. Leon, the cavalryman: in Algeria, in Greece (against the Ottoman Empire)... Alphonse the Seaman: round the world on board l' Uranie (1824-1826). Landing in Algers, 1830. Crimean war, in the Baltic and the Black Sea. Landing in Annam 1858 and war in China, 1860...
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$15

34502
LEE, Albert
THE WORLD'S EXPLORATION STORY

London. 1930s. The Pilgrim Press. 2nd Ed. XI, 338 PP, plus 16 b/w plates. Fp: The landing of Columbus. Cloth cover, gilt title on decorated front cover and spine. Some foxing, prize plate on front endpaper, o/wise a good copy. 20.5 x 13.5.
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$20

41615
LEE, Norman E.
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT THROUGH THE AGES

Melbourne. 1951. Melbourne University Press. 1st Ed. XI, 154 PP with 11 maps and 60 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Slight ageing of paper, covers sunned on spine and in vicinity, o/wise near fine. 21 x 13.7.
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$10

20849
LEED, Eric
SHORES OF DISCOVERY, How Expeditionaries have Constructed the World

New York. 1995. BasicBooks / HarperCollins 1st Ed. XI, 322 PP with 10 head pieces. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0465020968
Lives and motives of those who have engaged in every conceivable kind of expedition: military, missionary, commercial, scientific... even tourists.
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$10

18205
LEFEBURE, Nadine
MARINS CELEBRES

Paris. 1982. Editions du Pen Duick. 1st Ed. 203 PP, plus 1 folded map. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 23.5 x 15.1. 2855130670
Noteable Seamen: from Amerigo Vespucci to Captain Wallis.
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$10

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

Le Havre. 1996. Muséum du Havre / Municipalité de Sainte-Adresse. 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.
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$35

55222
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS. An Historical Record Atlas by Lesueur and Péron

Adelaide. 2008. The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Limited edition of 400 copies. No. 223 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Translated from the Second French edition of 1824, by Peter Hambly, and with an introduction by Sarah Thomas. XX, (XII), PP, plus 146 pages with 68 plates: 27 in colour and 41 in b/w (2 on double page, 2 musical scores, 11 with charts ...). Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Fine. 35.6 x 26.5. 9781876154523
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$175

61851
LEWIS, David
FROM MAUI TO COOK - The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific

Sydney. 1977. Doubleday Australia . Limited edition to 100 copies (No. 81 /100). X, 213 PP with drawings by Walter Stackpool. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean (FEP: discoveries Magellan to Torres - REP: discoveries Schouten / LeMaire to Cook). Quarter bound, cloth cover, gilt title on leather spine. Hand numbered and signed by the author on preliminary page. Faint foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 18. 0868240028
Pacific exploration, from prehistoric times, seen through the eyes of a modern-day seagoing adventurer.
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$45

15605
LEWIS, David
FROM MAUI TO COOK - The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific

Sydney. 1977. Doubleday. 1st Ed. X, 213 PP with drawings by Walter Stackpool. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean (FEP: discoveries Magellan to Torres - REP: discoveries Schouten / LeMaire to Cook). Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket defective and protected. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 18. 086824001X
Pacific exploration, from prehistoric times, seen through the eyes of a modern-day seagoing adventurer.
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$10

45667
LEWIS, David
FROM MAUI TO COOK - The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific

Sydney. 1977. Doubleday. 1st Ed. X, 213 PP with drawings by Walter Stackpool. Eps: Map of the Pacific Ocean (FEP: discoveries Magellan to Torres - REP: discoveries Schouten / LeMaire to Cook). Cloth cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 18. 086824001X
Pacific exploration, from prehistoric times, seen through the eyes of a modern-day seagoing adventurer.
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$5

60679
LHUEDE, Valerie
FRANCIS BARRALLIER, Explorer, Surveyor, Engineer... Three Years in New South Wales (1800-1803) (in Explorations No. 35)

Melbourne. 2004. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. December 2003 (issued August 2004). 40 PP. Contains article, pages 5 to 25, plus 4 colour plates. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
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$10

55481
LINDER, Michelle
TRASH OR TREASURE ?, Souvenirs of Travel (in Signals No. 84)

Sydney. 2008. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 84, September-November 2008. 48 PP, containing articles P. 2 to 9 with 3 b/w and 21 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21.
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$10

46964
LISIANSKY, Urey
VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN THE YEARS 1803, 1804, 1805 AND 1806 (performed by order of His Imperial Majesty Alexander the First, Emperor of Russia in the ship Neva)

Amsterdam. 1968. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1814 original. No. 42 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), XXI, (3), 388 PP, plus 1 folded colour map with track of the Neva, 7 colour maps (2 of them folded), 5 plates (3 b/w, 2 colour). Fp: Urey Lisiansky, K. G. & V. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 21.
Voyage of Discovery in the Russian ship Neva.
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$65

70656
LLOYD, Christopher
PACIFIC HORIZONS - The Exploration of the Pacific before Captain Cook

London. 1946. George Allen and Unwin Ltd. 1st Ed. 188 PP, plus 7 b/w plates (plate II on double page). Fp: Chart of The Pacific in 1589. Eps: map of the Pacific. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned and with a few small chips. War economy paper. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.
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$40

31641
LODWICK, John
THE FORBIDDEN COAST

London. 1956. The Travel Book Club. 1st Ed. IX, 267 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 19 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on edges, renewed endpapers. Very good. 22.2 x 14.2.
The Story of a Journey to Rio de Oro, a Spanish Possession in North-West Africa, to some Adjacent Islands (Canary)...
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$5

65033
LORCK, W. (editor)
ISLES OF THE EAST - An illustrated guide to Australia, Papua, Java, Sumatra, Singapore etc.

Batavia. 1912. KPM / Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company. Deluxe edition of January 1912. LII (adverts), 244 PP, followed by LIII-CXXI (adverts) and b/w and colour illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate : portrait of Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands; 1 plate "Time Table 1912; 1 folded plate "Accommodation plan of KPM Steel Screw Steamer "Tasman" and 2 colour plates: painting by C. H. Hoyt "Middle Harbour, Sydney, from Mosman Heights, and "Samples of Javanese Art Work..." . Papered boards with a colour illustration on front board by Tindall, cloth spine. Front cover with small pieices missing at corners of front edge. Spine has been reinforced (crudely). The first few pages (up to VIII) are somewhat damaged at the gutters (without loss) and most of Page III/IV has been torn off. The guide was published on superior glossy paper thus conserving its clarity and brightness. A very good copy of quite a rare item. 25.3 x 15.5.
Section I, Chapter 1 (P. XXXIII to L): The "KPM": A Twenty Years' Record. Chapter III (P 38 to 155): A trip to Java by a KPM Steamer (Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Port Moresby ... Borneo, Celebes, Singapore). Section II,Chapter 1 (P.156-243): Commercial Section - Rotterdamsche Lloyd, The Railways of Java, Sumatra Railways, Batavia, The Tea Industry, Bandoeng, Soerabaya.. Chapter II (P.LIII - CXXI): Advertisements: period advertisements for hotels, transport companies, import/export, ... Gives an insight to life in these areas at the time.
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$300

54252
LORIMER, Joyce (editor)
SIR WALTER RALEGH'S DISCOVERIE OF GUIANA

London. 2006. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 15. XCVIII, 360 PP with 11 b/w figures (engravings and maps). Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 18. 9780904180879
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$25

49981
LOW, Gorham P.
THE SEA MADE MEN. The Memoirs of an American Sea-Captain 1826-1840

London. 1939. John Lane The Bodley Head. 1st UK edition. Foreword by James Hanley. XIV, 334, (2 publications) PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Fp: The author, aged 30. Cloth cover, device on front cover. Lower edges of covers worn. Spine sunned. Ageing of paper and foxing. Good reading copy. 20.4 X 14.
Voyages to the coasts of Sumatra for the pepper trade.
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$30

19223
LYTE, Charles
SIR JOSEPH BANKS, 18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur

London. 1980. David & Charles. 1st Ed. 248 PP with 19 b/w & 8 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 0715378848
A skilled botanist who devoted his fortune and life to botany and science in general. Sailing to Newfoundland and Labrador, then joining Cook's first expedition.
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$40

69187
LY-TIO-FANE PINEO, Huguette
IN THE GRIPS OF THE EAGLE: Matthew Flinders at Ile de France 1803-1810

Port Louis, Mauritius. 2004. Government Printer. Revised edition of the 1988 original. Foreword by Robert Barnes. XXXII, 314, (1) PP with 7 maps, 11 b/w and 13 colour illustrations. Fp: The Imperial Eagle. Pictorial laminated boards. Signed by the author at top of half title page. Tiny bump along bottom edge, o/wise fine, near new condition. 24 x 17.7. 9990310084
Revised edition published for the 200th anniversary of Flinders arrival and subsequent confinement at Mauritius. Ile de France under Governor Decaen and the circumstances in which Matthew Flinders was held prisoner there from December 1803 to June 1810. Reasons for his release prior to the invasion and occupation by British forces.
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$170

69020
McCALMAN, Iain
THOMAS HUXLEY AND THE VOYAGE OF HMS RATTLESNAKE - (in Australian Heritage, No. 19)

Brighton, Victoria. 2010. Hallmark Editions Pty Ltd. Issue No. 19, Winter 2010 Contains article between P. 42 and 48 with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.9 x 21.2.
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$10

70564
McCALMAN, Iain & ERSKINE, Nigel (editors)
IN THE WAKE OF THE BEAGLE: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin

Sydney. 2009. University of New South Wales Press / Australian National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. Foreword by Mary-Louise Williams. 192 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover, contained in a nicely decorated slipcase. Fine. Oblong - Book: 23 x 25. Slipcase: 23.6 x 25.3. 9781921410949
Art and Exploration, by Richard Neville. ... Relying on the locals: Alfred Wallace and indigenous sailing craft. ...
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$75

15623
McCORMICK, Anne & McDONNELL, Derek
PACIFIC VOYAGES & EXPLORATION, From the Carlsmith Collection and Other Sources

Sydney. 1987. Hordern House. 1st Ed. 160 PP profusely illustrated with 160 b/w & 31 colour illustrations. Newspaper clipping "Pacifism", by John McDonald, loosely inserted. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 21. 095884786X
Catalogue detailing 289 items of the Carlsmith family collection of Pacific voyages: Cook, Bligh, La Pérouse ...
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$30

52391
McGOOGAN, Ken
ANCIENT MARINER. The Amazing Adventures of Samuel Hearne, the Sailor who walked to the Arctic Ocean

London. 2004. Bantam Press. 1st Ed. XIV, 334 PP with 62 b/w illustrations (5 maps, 57 engravings or photos). Eps: Map of Mr Hearne's tracks, Hudson Bay. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.5. 0593052749
Inspiration for The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge..
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$25

19226
McINTYRE, Kenneth Gordon
THE SECRET DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA - Portuguese Ventures 200 Years Before Captain Cook

Adelaide & London. 1977. Souvenir Press. 1st Ed. XXII, 427 PP with numerous bw illustrations (drawings, graphs & maps), plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.2 x 14.2. 0285623036
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$65

66515
McINTYRE, Kenneth Gordon
THE SECRET DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA - Portuguese Ventures 250 Years Before Captain Cook

Sydney. c. 1987. Pan Books. Reprint of the revised and abridged paperback edition of 1987 (1977 original). XV, 236, PP (4 publications) with 39 line drawings, plus 8 pages with 9 b/w illustrations. Illustrated soft cover. Ageing and foxing of paper. Name of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 19.5 x 13.1. 0330271016
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$20

70099
McINTYRE, Perry & RUSHEN, Elizabeth
QUARANTINED! The 1837 Lady Macnaghten Immigrants

Sydney. 2010. Anchor Books Australia. Reprint of the 2007 original. VI, 206 PP with 3 tables and 12 b/w figures (documents, newspaper clippings, paintings, portraits, photos). Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. 23 x 15. 9780980335408
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$50

45369
MACLEAN, Alistair
CAPTAIN COOK

London. 1974. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1972 original published by William Collins. 192 PP with 1 map, 68 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 22 colour plates. Fp: Medallion portrait of James Cook. Eps: Chart of world showing the latest discoveries of Capt. Cook. Hard cover, dust jacket is a little ruffled with lightly sunned spine Discreet stamp on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15. 0002111438
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$10

45370
MACLEAN, Alistair
CAPTAIN COOK

London. 1972. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1972 original published by William Collins. 192 PP with 1 map, 68 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 22 colour plates. Fp: Medallion portrait of James Cook. Eps: Chart of world showing the latest discoveries of Capt. Cook. Hard cover, dj. Spine lightly sunned. Lengthy note on verso of front endpaper, and paper clippings on Captain Cook and Whitby. Very good. 23.5 x 15. 0002111438
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$15

67974
McLEAN, Donald & EMANUEL, Cedric
THE GREAT SOUTH LAND - Book 2

Sydney. 1975. Angus and Robertson. 1st Ed. Book 2 in The Story of Australia Series. 57 PP with 7 maps and 30 b/w illustrations ( 6 on full page) by Cedric Emanuel. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly soiled and with a crease at bottom of front cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.2 x 19. 0207130507
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$25

60715
McNEILL, William H.
THE GREAT FRONTIER - Freedom and Hierarchy in Modern Times

Princeton, NJ. 1983. Princeton Universty Press. 1st Ed. (6), 73, (3) PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0691046581
The Frontier of European expansion. 2 lectures delivered in the Spring of 1982 at the 4th Charles Edmonson Historical Lectures, Baylor University.
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$5

70476
MACWHIRTER, Noel & Pat, SAGLIOCCO, Jean Louis & SOUTHWOOD, Jane (editors)
Le NATURALISTE in WESTERN PORT: 1802-2002 - Two Hundred Years of Change

Melbourne. 2003. Victoria Department of Infrastructure. 1st Ed. (2), II, 134 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front, spiral bound. Fine. 29.7 x 21.5.
Proceedings of the seminar held at the Old Cranbourne Shire Office, Cranbourne, Victoria. 13th and 14th April 2002 and other commemorative events of 2002. 13 papers: ... Seals at Seal Rocks, Western Port in Bass Strait, before and after the Baudin expedition's visit in 1802, by Robert M. Warneke. ...
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$75

70098
MAGGS
TRAVEL AND VOYAGES - Catalogue 1339

London. 2003. Maggs Bros. Ltd. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 15 colour and 20 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.
A Selection of 250 items. Pacific, Australasia & Antarctic: No. 131 to 167.
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$10

65342
MALET, Christian
VOYAGES ET DECOUVERTES: du Kamtchatka au Groenland ... (in Boreales - No. 50 / 53)

Paris. 1992. CRIN / Centre de Recherche Inter-Nordiques. Issue 50 / 53, 1992. Editorial by Henri-Claude Fantapie. 141, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps) . Soft cover, illustrated front. Name of previous owner at top of editorial page. French text Very good. 24 x 16.
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$15

60391
MALHERBE, Gaston
LA CONQUETE DES MERS

Lauzanne. 1971. Editions Mondo. 1st Ed. 168, (8) PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover and gilt title on spine. overs lightly soiled. Stamp on front endpaper. French text. Very good. 25.2 x 21.8.
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$10

37852
MANNEVILLE, Philippe & LE GUEN, Jean
LES NORMANDS ET LES AMERIQUES

Le Havre. 1994. Centre Havrais de Recherche Historique. 1st Ed. 211 PP with tables and 23 b/w illustrations (photos, maps, graphs). Pictorial card cover. Fine. French text. 24.6 x 16.6.
15 papers presented at a seminar in Le Havre, in 1992. Paulmier de Gonneville from Honfleur and its expedition of 1503 to the Americas. Normans and Canada: fishermen, explorers and settlers...
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$25

56075
MARION DU FRESNE, M.-J.
EXTRACTS FROM JOURNALS RELATING TO THE VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND IN MAY-JULY 1772 OF THE FRENCH SHIPS MASCARIN AND MARQUIS DE CASTRIES UNDER THE COMMAND OF M.-J. MARION DU FRESNE

Wellington. 1985. Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust & Indosuez New Zealand Limited. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the Early Eyewitness Accounts of Maori Life series. Transcription and translation by Isabel Ollivier. Preface by L. A. Cameron. Foreword by Anne Salmond. VIII, 396 PP with 17 b/w plates (charts and drawings) compiled by Jeremy Spencer. Cloth cover, gilt title on black label on front cover and spine. Fine. French and English text. Oblong: 26 x 30.5. 0908702027
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$50

22670
MARKS, Richard Lee
THREE MEN OF THE BEAGLE

New York. 1991. Alfred A. Knopf. 1st Ed. XII, 256, (2) PP with 32 bw illust. Title page: vignette with Beagle. Eps: Maps of South America. Hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine, blind stamp of Beagle on front cover, dj (price-clipped). Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 24.2 x 15.2. 0394588185
Darwin, Captain FitzRoy and Jemmy Button, the Indian from Tierra del Fuego who was taken to England by FitzRoy.
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$10

18183
MARSHALL, Don
WHO DISCOVERED THE STRAITS OF JUAN DE FUCA, The Strange Tale of Apostolos Valerianos

Fairfield, Wash. 1991. Ye Galleon. Facsimile Ed. (6), 22 PP, (6), 3 charts. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 25 x 17.8. 877704937
The discovery of the Strait in 1592.
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$10

48382
MARSHALL, Michael W.
OCEAN TRADERS, From the Portuguese discoveries to the present day

New York. 1990. Facts on File. 1st US edition. 192 PP with 7 maps, and 137 bw illust. (plans, photos, paintings, engravings...). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Remainder mark on bottom outside edge, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0816024200
The ships (caravel, carrack, galleon), building, crewing, navigating. Europeans in the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Rise and fall of the sailing trader. Compound engine and containership.
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$25

50921
MARSHALL, Professor P. J.
THOMAS HYDE: Stupor Mundi

London. 1982. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. 24 PP, with lecture between P.1 and 11. Soft cover. Fine. 21.8 x 14.
Annual talk 1982. (Read 21 October 1982 at the Annual General Meeting).
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$5

39972
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II

London. 1964. Arthur Barker. 1st UK edition of the 1963 US original. 249 PP, (3), plus 16 pages with 33 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the voyage of Nina II. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and rubbed. Foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.8.
1962 re-enactment of the 1492 crossing of the North Atlantic by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage of discovery of the Americas.
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$15

15576
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II

Cleveland. 1963. World Publishing. 1st Ed. 249 PP, (3), plus 32 pages with 61 b/w photos. Eps: Track of the voyage of Nina II. Gilt decorated cloth cover, dj (chipped), o/wise very good. 22 x 14.8.
1962 re-enactment of the 1492 crossing of the North Atlantic by Christopher Columbus on his first voyage of discovery of the Americas.
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$15

15595
MASSON, Philippe & VERGE-FRANCESCHI, Michel (editors)
LA FRANCE ET LA MER AU SIECLE DES GRANDES DECOUVERTES

Paris. 1993. Tallandier. 1st Ed. 392 PP with 3 plans, 6 maps and 12 tables, plus 8 pages with 11 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 2235021123
The maritime achievements and explorations of France in the 16th Century: the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. The ports, the ships, the men,...
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$30

54694
MASSY, Fiona
FLORA BOTANICA: José Mutis' Grand Botanical Expedition (in National Lbrary of Australia News - Vol XVIII, No. 8, May 2008)

Canberra. 2008. National Library of Australia. Vol. XVIII, No. 8, May 2008. 24 PP. Contains article from P.3 to 6 with 1 map and 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (Mutisia Clematis) . Fine. 29.7 x 21.
On the 16 volume set of Flora de la Real Expedicion Botanica del Nuevo Reyno de Granada (1783-1816), given to Australia for the 400th anniversary of the voyages of Quiros and Torres to the South Pacific.
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$5

20860
MATTHEWS, Rupert
EXPLORER

Sydney. 1991. HarperCollins. 1st Ed., in the Eyewitness Guides series. 64 PP with colour illust. Laminated boards. Fine. 28.7 x 22.2. 0732200946
Story of exploration, from the first recorded expeditions to the latest voyages into outer space.
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$5

54453
MAYERS, Kit
NORTH-EAST PASSAGE TO MUSCOVY. Stephen Borough and the First Tudor Explorations

London. 2005. Sutton Publishing. 1st Ed. XIV, 241 PP with 25 b/w illustrations (maps, plans...). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0750940697
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$25

61334
MEGAW, J. V. S. (editor)
EMPLOY'D AS A DISCOVERER - Papers Presented at the Captain Cook Bi-Centenary Historical Symposium, Sutherland Shire, 1-3 May, 1970

Sydney. 1971. A.H. & A.W. Reed. 1st edition. Foreword by A. T. Gietzelt. 142 PP with 1 figure, plus 8 pages with 13 b/w illustrations. Errata page loosely inserted. Half-title page: vignette with Coat-of-Arms (James Cook's widow and descendants). FEP: Sketch plan of Botany Bay. REP: Plan of the entrance of Endeavour River. Hard cover, dj. The Sutherland Shire's band in position. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0589071009
Cook: The Navigator by J.C. Beaglehole - The bark Endeavour and life aboard her, by Vice-Admiral Sir John Collins. Cook and the Aborigines, by J.V.S. Megaw ....
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$20

51613
MELLEN, Francisco & ESTENSEN, Miriam
THROUGH SPANISH EYES & ON THE SPANISH LAKE (in Signals No. 77)

Sydney. 2006. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 77, December 2006-February 2007. 48 PP. Contains article between P. 17 and 19 with 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21.
The first European explorers of the great Pacific Ocean.
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$10

51120
MENZIES, Gavin
1421 - The Year China Discovered the World

London. 2003. Bantam Press. 1st paperback printing of the 2002 original. 650, (6 publications) PP with 19 head pieces, 22 text illustrations, 3 diagrams and 34 maps, plus 32 pages with 54 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Newspaper clipping "When an ancient Empire set out to see the World", Daily Telegraph 21 Oct. 2004, loosely inserted. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19.8 x 12.7. 0553815229
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$10

62744
MERCIER, R. P.
CAMPAGNE DU "CASSINI" DANS LES MERS DE CHINE 1851-1854, d'après les Rapports, Lettres et Notes du Commandant DE PLAS

Paris. 1889. Retaux-Bray, Libraire-Editeur 1st Ed. XII, 433 PP, plus 4 folded maps in colour. Soft cover. Renewed spine and back cover. Occasional foxing, essentially on first and last leaves, o/wise near fine. French text. 23 x 14.5.
Polak: No. 6635.
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$250

21666
MERSON, John
ROADS TO XANADU - East and West in the Making of the Modern World

Sydney. 1985. Child & Associates / ABC. 1st Ed. 288 PP with b/w or colour illust. Title-page: Marco Polo leaving Venice. Fp: From Tsinan to Tai-an with performance of ceremony at Mount Tai. Eps: Chang Tse-Tuan. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 30.5 x 22. 0867770953
A journey through world history, social & technological changes. Pages 73 to 79: Zheng He and the last of the Treasure Ships.
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$20

39002
MESSAGERIES MARITIMES
SUR LES TRACES DE BERNARDIN DE SAINT-PIERRE, LE VOYAGE A L' ILE DE FRANCE 1773 / THE VOYAGE TO MAURITIUS 1773 (in Courrier des Messageries Maritimes No. 136)

Paris. 1973. Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes. No. 136, September-October 1973. Contains article by Pierre Bourdat from P. 32 to 45 with 4 colour and 16 duotone illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. French and English text. 30.5 x 24.
On the Trail of Bernardin de Saint-Pierre, and Paul et Virginie, the novel of Mauritius.
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$20

41193
MEYER, Jean
ESCLAVES ET NEGRIERS

Paris. 1986. Gallimard. 1st Ed., in Découvertes Gallimard / Histoire series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (small crease). Near fine. French text. 17.7 x 12.5. 2070530183
Slaves and Slave-Traders.
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$10

44091
MICARD, Etienne
L' HEROIQUE INQUIETUDE DE VASCO DE GAMA

Paris. 1930. Editions Pierre Roger. 1st Ed., in La Vie des Grands Découvreurs series. 281, (5) PP with 1 map on double page and 6 engravings. Soft cover. French text. Near fine. 25.4 x 16.7.
Vasco da Gama, Portugal, the Indian Ocean, and the opening of the world.
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$40

70449
MILIUS, Pierre Bernard
MILIUS, Last Commander of the Baudin Expedition, The Journal 1800-1804 / MILIUS, Le Dernier Commandant de l'Expédition Baudin, Le Journal 1800-1804 (in two volumes)

Perth & Canberra. 2013. Australian Capital Equity (Kerry Stokes Collection) & National Library of Australia. 1st bilingual edition, edited by Peter Hamly. Forewords by Kerry Stokes and Michel Rocard. Prefaces by Rear-Admiral François Bellec and Anne-Marie Schwirtlich. Introduction by Anthony J. Brown. English volume: XX, 380 PP. French Volume: XX, 348 PP. Each volume with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a folded map in rear pocket. Eps: 1808 Map of New Holland, by M.L. Freycinet. English volume with: List of Illustrations and Index. Hard covers, illustrated front and back, cloth spine. Set of 2 volumes contained in an illustrated box. Fine. Volumes: 24.6 x 19.5. & illustrated box: 25 x 20. 9780642277930
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$125

68712
MILIUS, Pierre Bernard
MILIUS, Last Commander of the Baudin Expedition, The Journal 1800-1804 / MILIUS, Le Dernier Commandant de l'Expédition Baudin, Le Journal 1800-1804 (in two volumes)

Perth & Canberra. 2013. Australian Capital Equity (Kerry Stokes Collection) & National Library of Australia. 1st bilingual edition, edited by Peter Hamly. Forewords by Kerry Stokes and Michel Rocard. Prefaces by Rear-Admiral François Bellec and Anne-Marie Schwirtlich. Introduction by Anthony J. Brown. English volume: XX, 380 PP. French Volume: XX, 348 PP. Each volume with b/w and colour illustrations, plus a folded map in rear pocket. Eps: 1808 Map of New Holland, by M.L. Freycinet. English volume with: List of Illustrations and Index Hard covers, illustrated front and back, cloth spine. Set of 2 volumes contained in an illustrated box. Fine. Volumes: 24.6 x 19.5. & illustrated box: 25 x 20. 9780642277930
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$125

70452
MILIUS, Pierre-Bernard
RECIT DU VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES par Pierre-Bernard Milius, Second sur le "Naturaliste" dans l'Expédition BAUDIN (1800-1804)

Le Havre. 1987. Société Havraise d'Etudes Diverses / Museum d'Histoire Naturelle du Havre. 1st edition, transcribed by Jacqueline Bonnemains and Pascal Hauguel, from the manuscript held by Shand Kydd. (6), VI, (2), 82 PP with tables & 2 facsimiles of documents, plus 1 colour and 24 b/w plates. Card covers with illustrated front and title handwritten on spine. Covers with light soiling/wear, o/wise fine. French text. Scarce. 29.1 x 20.7.
Notes on the voyage to Australia by the second in command on board the "Naturaliste" of the Baudin Expedition. On the return trip, at Isle de France, he became Captain of the "Géographe".
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$100

66300
MILLER, Norma
THROUGH EUROPE BY TRAILER CARAVAN (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXI, No. 6, 1957)

Washington. 1957. N.G.S. Volume CXI, No.6, June 1957. Includes article from P.769-818 with 8 b/w & 36 colour photos by Ardean R. Miller III, plus large folded map in colour of Europe, June 1957.. 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.
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$10

44407
MILTON, Giles
SAMURAI WILLIAM - The Adventurer Who Unlocked Japan

London. 2002. Hodder and Stoughton. 1st Ed. XVI, 400 PP with 3 maps and 45 b/w illustrations. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Remainder mark on lower outside edge, o/wise near fine. 20.5 x 13.5. 0340794674
William Adams, marooned English mariner on the shores of Japan.
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$30

14777
MITCHELL, Andrew W.
OPERATION DRAKE, Voyage of Discovery

London. 1981. Severn House. 1st Ed. Introduction by John Blashford-Snell. 224 PP with 102 b/w & 40 col. illust. (photos, maps, draw.). Title spread: in the Jungle. Eps: Eye of the Wind at anchor. Hard cover, dj. Half title page signed by the co-owners of the "Eye of the Wind" and with her stamps. Near fine. 27.5 x 20. 0727820079
A two year (1978-1980) voyage to commemorate Sir Francis Drake's epic circumnavigation of 1577-1580, on board the Eye of the Wind.
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$20

50530
MOLHUYSEN, Dr. P. C. & BLOK, Prof. P. J.
VERKLARING VAN DE NAMEN DER SCHEPEN/Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij

Bilthoven, Netherlands. 1992. Maritieme Stichting Koopvaardij Historie van de Oost-Indiën. Facsimile reprint of the 1920 original. Edited by Captian Lucas Lindeboom. 112 PP. Soft cover, device at lower corner of front cover. Dutch text. Fine. 15.5 x 11.5. 9073176069
Dutch seamen and explorers, and their ships.
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$20

15663
MOLLAT DU JOURDIN, Michel & HABERT, Jacques
GIOVANNI ET GIROLAMO VERRAZANO NAVIGATEURS DE FRANCOIS Ier

Paris. 1982. Imprimerie Nationale. 1st Ed. XII, 242 PP with 29 documents and 89 bw & colour illust. (35 maps & charts) in text. Fp: Document signed by the explorer Janus Verrazanus. Eps: Portulan. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, colour vignette of the Verrazano bridge on front cover, illustrated cloth cover slipcase. French text. Ingleton bookplate. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 2110807830
Verrazano: French explorers of the Atlantic coasts of the Americas, as well as the first to cross the Indian Ocean and reach the Island of Sumatra in 1525. Giovanni Verrazano was the first European to describe the site of New York in 1524 and a bridge in this city bears his name.
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$125

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

Paris. 1992. Editions du C.T.H.S. / Comité des Travaux Historiques et Scientifiques. 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.
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$20

66332
MONSARRAT, Nicholas
THE MASTER MARINER Book 2 - Darken Ship, The Unfinished Novel

London. 1980. Book Club Associates / Cassell Ltd. 1st Book Club edition. Biographical introduction by Ann Monsarrat. (8), 181 PP with b/w illustrations by Peter McClure (3 drawings, 7 headpieces and 10 maps). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.
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$15

52418
MONTGOMERY, James (editor)
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS ROUND THE WORLD, by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennett, Esq.

London. 1840. John Snow. 2nd edition, corrected. XVIII, 288 PP with 12 engravings (5 on Tahiti), plus 14 b/w plates (9 on Tahiti). Fp: Rev. Daniel Tyerman. Rebacked copy. Card cover, spine reinforced. Binding fair. Title page/frontispiece reinforced at the fold. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise still a good copy of a rare title. 24.2 x 16.
... deputed from the London Missionary Society to visit their various stations in the South Sea Islands, Australia, China, India, Madagascar, and South Africa, between the years 1821 and 1829. Chapter 2 (page 9) to chapter 35 (page 185): Polynesia, i.e. the islands of Tahiti, Huahine, Raiatea, Bora Bora, Hawaii, Marquesas, Cook and New Zealand...
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$150

40291
MOOREHEAD, Richard J.
THE CRUISE OF THE GOODWILL SHIP - The Log of a Layman

Melbourne. c.1934?. The Ruskin Press. 1st Ed. 197 PP with 9 b/w photos. Cloth cover is soiled around edges and has a sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside page edges. Short note on front endpaper. A very good copy of a scarce title. 22.7 x 14.5.
"Being a descriptive narrative of the voyage of the Australian Goodwill and Trade Delegation on board the Royal Dutch Packet Company's Turbine Steamship, Nieuw Holland, to Macassar, Samarang, Cheribon and Belawan Deli in the Netherlands Indies, and to Singapore, Penang, and British Malaya". 18 April to 9 June 1933.
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$40

60620
MORAN, Cardinal Patrick Francis
DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA BY DE QUIROS IN THE YEAR 1606 (Photostat Copy)

2011 photocopy of the 1906 original published in Sydney by the Catholic Book Depot, St. Mary's Cathedral. 40 PP (recto only). Plastic covers, clear front, spiral bound. 17.5 x 11.8.
Substance of the Commemoration Discourse of Cardinal Moran at St. John's College, 14th November 1906.
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$25

45384
MORAN, Michael
BEYOND THE CORAL SEA - Travels in the old Empires of the South-West Pacific

London. 2003. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. XXII, 410 PP with 4 maps and 25 head pieces, plus 20 pages with 17 colour and 25 b/w illustrations. Title page: Outrigger canoe. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0002261707
Voyage in the Islands of the Bismarck and Solomon Seas, settled a century ago by Great Britain and Germany.
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$45

64181
MORDEN, William J.
BY COOLIE AND CARAVAN ACROSS CENTRAL ASIA (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1927. National Geographic Society. Article pulled out from Volume LII, No. 4, October 1927. P. 369-431 with 2 maps and 73 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 24.5 x 18.
Narrative of a 7,900-Mile Journey of Exploration and Research from the Indian Ocean to the Yellow Sea.
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$10

18933
MORISON, Samuel Eliot
THE GREAT EXPLORERS, The European Discovery of America

New York. 1978. Oxford University Press. 1st Ed. XXV, 752 PP with 40 maps and 219 bw illust. Fp: Samuel Eliot Morison (1887-1976). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Note in Dutch on verso of half title page. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 23.4 x 15.8. 0195023145
New edition of material selected from The European Discovery of America: The Northern Voyages, A.D. 500-1600, and ... The Southern Voyages, 1492-1616.
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$20

56364
MORRIS, Roger
PACIFIC SAIL - Four Centuries of Western Ships in the Pacific

Auckland. 1987. David Bateman. 1st Ed. 192 PP, with charts, drawings & paintings in b/w & colour. Fp: Windjammers in Auckland Harbour. Eps: Drawings of a caravel and of a Dutch sail ship. Hard cover, dj. Hinges at head of spine split on 1 cm. Faint fowing spots on outside edges. Fine. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0908610688
Ships which have sailed the Pacific since the arrival of Magellan.
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$20

19349
MORTON, Harry
THE WIND COMMANDS - Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific

Vancouver, Canada. 1975. University of British Columbia Press. 1st Ed. XXVII, 498 PP with 59 bw figures, plus 64 bw plates. Eps: Chart of The Pacific Area. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Lower edge of back cover with a worn patch and dust jacket lightly rubbed. Foxing spots on outside edges. An otherwise very good copy. 25.5 x 17. 0818540897
The opening and exploration of the Pacific.
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$25

44674
MORTON, Harry
THE WIND COMMANDS - Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific

Brisbane. 1980. UQP. 1st Australian edition of the 1975 original. XXVII, 498 PP with 59 b/w figures, plus 64 b/w plates. Eps: Chart of The Pacific Area. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.5 x 17. 0702215600
The opening and exploration of the Pacific.
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$10

51923
MOUAT, Frederic J.
ROUGH NOTES OF A TRIP TO REUNION, MAURITIUS AND CEYLON

New Dehli. 1984. Asian Educational Services. Reprint of the 1852 original. VI, (2), 139 PP with tables and 37 b/w illustrations by C. Grant. Fp: Map of the Island of Réunion. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Gilt lettering with few rubbed spots. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 24.7 x 16.2.
Voyage from Bengal to Reunion Island... in 1851.
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$25

60272
MOUREAU, François
CENTRE DE RECHERCHE SUR LA LITTERATURE DES VOYAGES: Répertoire 1999 / La Lettre du Voyageur

Paris. 1999 - 2001. CRLV / Université de Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). Repertoire 1999: 83 PP / La Lettre du Voyageur No. 8 (1st Semeter 1999) to No. 13 (2nd Semester 2001): 6 issues with a total of 66 PP. French text. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
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$15

46519
MOWAT, Farley
THE ALBAN QUEST. The Search for a Lost Tribe

London. 2000. Phoenix. 1st paperback edition of the 1998 original. XVI, (4), 379 PP with 1 map on double page and 30 b/w illustrations (maps, plans, photos). Pictorial soft cover. 2 corners of the covers with light creases. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 19.8 x 13.
Forgotten tribe of Scots, in North America.
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$10

60678
MULLAN, Kerry / MASSON, Sophie
UNE ENTENTE GLACIALE? French and Australian Interaction / THE LANGUAGE OF ASTONISHMENT: A French-Australian Author's Refections on her Identity (in Explorations No. 50)

Melbourne. 2011. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. June 2011. 64 PP. Contains 2 articles, pages 16 to 54. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
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$10

16119
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)

Amsterdam. 1967. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1761 original. No. 26 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), VIII, XLIII, 76 PP, plus 2 maps (on full page) and 2 large folded maps (Fp: A map of the Russian discoveries on the North West Coast of America. At rear: A map of Canada and North part of Louisiana). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (on front cover and spine). Fine. 26 x 20.
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$50

46991
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)

Amsterdam. 1967. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1761 original. No. 26 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), VIII, XLIII, 76 PP, plus 2 maps (on full page) and 2 large folded maps (Fp: A map of the Russian discoveries on the North West Coast of America. At rear: A map of Canada and North part of Louisiana). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (on front cover and spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 20.
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$40

54536
MULVANEY, John
'THE AXE HAD NEVER SOUNDED': Place, People and Heritage of Recherche Bay, Tasmania

Canberra. 2007. ANU E Press. 1st Ed. Aboriginal History Monograph 14. XXII, 142 PP with 2 maps, b/w and colour illustrations (charts, drawings, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 9781921313202
On the French Naval Expedition of d'Entrecasteaux call and studies in 1793. Legacy: the garden of Delahaye planted in 1792 and examined in 1793...
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$70

70729
MUNDLE, Robert
COOK

Sydney. 2015. ABC Books / HarperCollins. 1st Ed. (10), 469 PP with 2 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 35 b/w or colour illustrations. Hard cover, illustrated covers (details of Cook voyages), dj. Near fine. 24.2 x 16. 9780733332340
From Sailor to Legend.
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$30

62715
MUNDLE, Robert
FLINDERS: The Man Who Mapped Australia

Sydney. 2012. Hachette Australia. 1st Ed. XIII, 386 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with b/w and colour illustrations (coastal views, facsimile of documents, maps, etchings, paintings & watercolours). Eps: General Chart of Terra Australis or Australia. Hard cover, title in blind on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24.2 x 16. 9780733628504
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$20

70728
MUNDLE, Robert
GREAT SOUTH LAND

Sydney. 2016. ABC Books / HarperCollins. 1st paperback edition. (14), 351 PP with 2 maps on double page, plus 8 pages with 20 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with a crease on back cover. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.3. 9780733334580
How Dutch sailors discovered New Holland and an English pirate almost beat Captain Cook ...
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$20

65320
MUÑOZ, Diego
AVENTURAS EN LOS MARES DE CHILE - Desde Hernando de Magallanes hasta Robinson Crusoe

Santiago de Chile. 1988. Editorial Universitaria. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spanish text. Very good. 18.4 x 13.
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$15

65935
N/A
CADEAUX DES TSARS - La diplomatie navale dans l'Alliance Franco-Russe 1891-1914 (in NEPTUNIA, Revue des Amis du Musée National de la Marine - No. Hors-Série 2010)

Paris. 2010. Association des Amis du Musée de la Marine. No. Hors-Série, May 2010. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.
Exhibition held at Musée de la Marine, Palais de Chaillot between 28th May and 3rd October 2010. 7 articles on The Alliance between France and Russia, 1891 to 1914, by Brigitte de Montclos, Alexandre Sheldon-Duplaix, Wilfrid Zeisler, Marjolaine Mourot, Angelina Meslem and Ekaterina Khmelnitskaïa.
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$15

32954
N/A
DECOUVERTES ET EXPLORATEURS, Actes du Colloque International Bordeaux 12-14 Juin 1992, VIIe Colloque d'Histoire au Présent

Paris. 1994. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 510 PP with tables and b/w illust. (maps, charts, engravings). Card cover. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2738427820
42 papers presented at the 7th International Seminar Histoire au Présent on discoveries and discoverers.
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$50

47125
N/A
DISCOVERERS - Across the Southern Oceans they came in search of new lands, and discovered AOTEAROA

Wellington. 1997. New Zealand Post. Presentation pack. 3 folds with 7 colour photos and 6 stamps. Fine. 21 x 14.8.
6 of the Discoverers: Maui, Kupe, Abel Tasman, Jean de Surville, James Cook and Dumont d'Urville.
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$15

54771
N/A
FAMOUS DISCOVERIES BY SEA AND LAND

London. c. 1900. Blackie and Son Limited. In the Blackie's Story Books for Boys series. 256, (16 publications) PP. Fp: The Emperor Montezuma put in irons by Cortez. Cloth cover, title and decorations on front board and spine. Copy lacking the free fly of the front endpaper and the half title page. Note on verso of frontispiece. Foxing. Good reading copy. 18.8 x 13.
New World and Christopher Columbus. Mexico and Hernando Cortez. Peru and Francisco Pizarro. Canada and Jacques Cartier... Bougainville the French Navigator at Tahiti...
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$5

53010
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration and Discovery - Vol. 2, No. 5

Eugene, Or., USA. 1997. Aster Publishing Corporation. Vol. 2, No. 5, September/October 1997. 82 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27. 6 x 21.3.
The voyage that shook the world (the Beagle expedition), by Angus Carroll... Bridge to the Past (Maps depict the Philippines' place in history), by Cheri Brooks... A Bibliographic Excursion (Cartographic reference list for the beginning collector), by Eric Wolf...
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$10

53012
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration and Discovery - Vol. 3, No. 4

Eugene, Or., USA. 1998. Aster Publishing Corporation. Vol. 3, No. 4, July/August 1998. 82 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27. 6 x 21.3.
Mapping Britain from Afar, by Peter M. Barber... Frozen Sea of Dreams, by Joseph S. Rychetnik... In the name of the son (Le Maire Strait), by Brian Hooker... The Accidental Explorer (Michel Peissel), by Cheri Brooks...
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$10

61500
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration, and Discovery - Vol. 4 (Nos. 1 to 6)

Eugene, Oregon, USA. 1999. Aster Publishing Corporation. Vol. 4, 1999. Edited by Colleen SELL, Gary TURLEY & Cheri BROOKS. 6 issues for a total of 480 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27. 6 x 21.3.
Volume 4. No. 1: Ten thousand rare and valuable things: Kazuma Yamashita, architect and map collector, by John K. Waters. No. 2: The Great Sahara Sea, by Grove Koger. Cartography, Literature, and Empire: Herman Moll, by Dennis Reinhartz. No. 3: SCramble for the Souther Continent: a cartographic history of the Australian Antarctic Territory, by Robert Clancy. No. 4: Mapping "all under heaven",: Jesuit cartography in China, by Daniel Kane. No. 6: "In the Most Faithful Manner": George Vancouver's Great Voyage, by Stephen R. Bown.
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$75

61501
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration, and Discovery - Vol. 5 (Nos. 1 to 6)

Eugene, Oregon, USA. 2000. Aster Publishing Corporation. Vol. 5, 2000. Edited by Gary TURLEY, Cheri BROOKS & June RUSSELL-CHAMBERLAIN. 6 issues for a total of 480 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27. 6 x 21.3.
Volume 5. No. 1: Land of Wine and Forests: The Norse in North America, by Kirsten A. Seaver. To make observations on the Magneticall Needle: Atlantic voyage of Edmond Halley, by Norman J. W. Thrower. No. 2: Mercator's Secret, by Douglas McNaughton. Along the Ancient Silk Road: explorations of Sven Hedim, by Kenneth Wimmel. No. 3: A tale of 2 Admirals: Columbus and the Piri Reis Map of 1513, by Gregory C. McIntosh. No. 4: From Van der Donck to Visscher: a 1648 view of New Amsterdam, by Joep M. J. de Koning. No. 5.: Renewing the quest for Vinland, by Kirste, A. Seaver. No. 6.: Dudley's Last Secret, by Michael F. Layland..
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$75

61503
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Geography, and Discovery - Vol. 7 (Nos. 1 to 6)

Eugene, Oregon, USA. 2002. Aster Publishing Corporation. Vol. 7, 2002. Edited by Gary TURLEY & June RUSSELL-CHAMBERLAIN. 6 issues for a total of 480 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27. 6 x 21.3.
Volume 7. No. 1: No Smooth Sailing: Northwest Passage, by J. Victor Owen. No. 2: Commemorating Amérigo Vespucci, by Michael Layland. No. 3: Maps in a time of war: The rise of European military Cartography, by Joel Kovarsky. No. 4: Golden Maps: gold rush Cartography in Southeast Australia, by Robert Clancy. No. 5: Where all meridians meet: Cook' fantastic trip to the pole, by Dr. Frederick A. Cook. As long as ships shall sail: Nathaniel Bowditch and the "Seaman's Bible", by Gary Turley. No. 6: Strait to Cathay: Jacques Cartier and the French Claim to North America, by Derek Hayes.
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$75

65934
N/A
NEPTUNIA, Revue des Amis du Musée National de la Marine - No. 253

Paris. 2009. Association des Amis du Musée de la Marine. April 2009. 72 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 27 x 21.
On sea-planes, and Flying Boats: In the French Navy by Jean Juniet (pages 5 to 13) - With Air France, by Jean Maestri (pages 14 to 20) - French wings across the Atlantic, by Michel Mantin (pages 21 to 28). Dutch shipbuilding during the 17th Century, by Ab. Hoving. Ships portraits painted by Francois Michel Blondela, by Jean-René Donguy. ...
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$10

64574
NAPIER, Francis
NOTES OF A VOYAGE FROM NEW SOUTH WALES TO THE NORTH COAST OF AUSTRALIA

Glasgow. 1876. Privately published. 1st edition. 96 PP with 8 lithograph plates, 2 text illustrations, and 5 maps (4 folding at rear, and one in text). Photographic portrait of Francis Napier on Frontispiece. Original green cloth with gilt edging, gilt title on spine. Light wear on corners and extremities of spine. Internal gutters are starting. This is the Port Adelaide Institute's library copy with its vignette pasted down on front cover, concealing the gilt device and a Port Adelaide Institute label "Notice to Subscribers" on the inside of the front cover. There are unobtrusive discreet stamps of the Institute throughout the book and a little light foxing. At the top of the title-page, a hand-written note: "James Grahame Esq - with Jas R Napier's compliments August/76". Ferguson: 13058. Ingleton: 6727.
A very rare item. Published after the death of Napier from his account of the expedition undertaken by the South Australian Government in its search for suitable settlement sites in the north. The expedition left Newcastle, NSW, in April 1867, by steamer to Brisbane, thence to Cape York Peninsula., Gulf of Carpentaria, Liverpool River .... discovery of the entrance to the Roper River ..
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$2500

14280
NAPIER, William, GILBERT, John, & HOLLAND, Julian
EASTERN ISLANDS, SOUTHERN SEAS - A History of Discovery and Exploration

London. 1973. Aldus Books / Jupiter Books. Reprint of the 1971 edition. 488 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj (protected). Clear plastic film covering the dust jacket pasted down on endpapers. Very good. 26.7 x 19.5. 490002927
Towards the lands of spice and treasure, by William Napier. Charting the vast Pacific, by John Gilbert. Lands of the Southern Cross, by Julian Holland.
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$15

64264
NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA
MARITIME LIFE IN EARLY AUSTRALIA - Part Two

Melbourne. 1977. The National Bank of Australasia Limited. 12 prints in colour contained within a folded protective cover. Text on print and artist inside folded cover. Fine. Format of prints: 21.5 x 25.
Vue de la Rade de Sydney et du Fort Macquarie, 1838 (see image), Geelong, 1894, Admiralty House from Circular Quay, 1873. Port Arthur, Tasmania, 1844. Watson's Bay and North Head from South Head Road, 1858-1863. A Railway Pier in Melbourne, 1880. Fremantle, 1894. Queen's Wharf, Sydney, 1873. Port Phillip Heads, 1849. Landing of the first mail - Glenelg, South Australia, 1874. The Landing-Place and Market Reserve in 1839 (Melb.), 1875. A View of Sydney Cove, New South Wales, 1802
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$25

64918
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
HISTORY SALVAGE FROM THE SEA / COLONIZATION AND TRADE IN THE NEW WORLD

Washington. 1977. National Geographic Society. Folded poster. Double sided supplement to Volume 152, No. 6, December 1977. History side with artworks by Richard Schlecht. Colonization side with chart by William Peele and Richard K Rogers. Few repaired tears at fold. Very good. Poster size: 57.5 x 76. Folded size: 28.8 x 19.
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$10

15650
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
VOYAGES AND TRAVEL - Catalogue of the Library, Volume One

London. 1968. H.M.S.O. 1st Ed. XII, 403 PP with one tail-piece and 11 head-pieces, plus 8 b/w plates and 2 folded maps (track routes of major voyages of exploration to 1700). Cloth cover, gilt device (flying fish) on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Light wear around edges of dust jacket and a little foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25.2 x 19.
Works on collective voyages of the circumnavigators and explorers to Africa, America, East Indies, Far East, Pacific and the Poles. Over 1200 entries. Chronological tables of voyagers and comprehensive indexes (general and the ships involved).
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$45

42744
NIVEN, Jennifer
THE ICE MASTER - The Doomed 1913 Voyage of the Karluk

London. 2000. Macmillan Books. 1st Ed. XIV, 402 PP with 1 map and 2 plans, plus 16 pages with 37 b/w photos. Eps: Maps of Arctic Ocean & Bering Sea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0333779606
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$20

36902
NORGAARD, Christian (naval architect & editor)
THE GOLDEN HINDE (replica)

London. 1973. Jarrold & Sons. 1st Ed. No pagination, 16 PP with 31 colour photos on b/w illustrated historial background. Inside covers: text and 3 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Scarce. 28.5 x 22.4. 83506444X
On Drake, admiral, explorer, entrepreneur, privateer and imperialist, and on his ship the Golden Hinde. Building of the replica and preparation for the re-enactment voyage Plymouth to San Francisco of 1973.
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$10

48928
NORMAN, Bruce
FOOTSTEPS. Nine Archaeological Journeys of Romance and Discovery

London. 1987. Guild Publishing / Book Club Associates. Reprint. 279 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (engravings, maps & plans, photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25.2 x 19.5.
The Wonders of Ellora: John B. Seely in India. Pyramids in the Jungle: Alfred Maudslay in Guatemala... The Temples of King Solomon: Karl Mauch at great Zimbabwe... The Rose-Red City: Jean Louis Burchhardt in Petra.
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$10

22705
NORRIS, Gerald (editor)
WILLIAM DAMPIER, Buccaneer Explorer

London. 1994. Folio Society. 1st Ed. XXII, 268 PP plus 13 plates with 3 charts, 1 colour & 11 bw illust. Fp: William Dampier, Pirate and Hydrographer. FEP: A map of the middle part of America. REP: A map of the East Indies. Decorated cloth cover, slipcase. Fine. 25.2 x 16.
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$35

33879
NOVARESIO, Paolo
THE EXPLORERS - From the Ancient World to the Present

New York. 1996. Stewart, Tabori & Chang. 1st Ed. 305, (7 index & bibliography) PP with over 640 illustrations and photographs (400 in full colour). Fp: Print from a 1537 work by geographer Giovanni da Sacrobosco. Eps: Map of terra firma et Novum Regnum Granatense et Popayan (New Kingdom of Granada and isthmus of Panama). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 36 x 26. 155670495X
Ancients: Egyptians, Phoenicians... Modern exploration: Oceanography, Space.
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$10

70338
NUGENT, Maria
CAPTAIN COOK WAS HERE

Melbourne. 2009. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 164 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 29 plates (10 b/w and 19 colour). Eps: Chart of Botany Bay. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.2. 9780521762403
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$35

35050
OBOJSKI, Robert
SHIPS & EXPLORERS ON COINS

New York. 1970. Sterling Publishing. 1st Ed., in the Topical Coin Library series. 48 PP with 188 b/w photos representing 118 coins. Pictorial card cover rubbed and soiled. Ex library copy with 1 stamp on verso of title page. Internally very clean and good. 19 x 19. 0806960248
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$5

39189
ODELBERG, Maj
VIKING WAYS - On the Viking Age in Sweden

Stockholm. 1994. The Swedish Institute. Reprint of the 1980 original. English edition translated from the Swedish original. 32 PP with 2 maps, 5 figures (red), and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 20 x 17. 9152000893
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$5

45348
OFFICER, Charles & PAGE, Jake
A FABULOUS KINGDOM - The Exploration of the Arctic

New York. 2001. O U P. 1st Ed. XII, 222 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the polar regions (Mercator 1569). Hard cover, close spine, dj. New. 21.6 x 14.3. 195123824
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$20

49461
OWEN, Roderic
GREAT EXPLORERS

London. 1979. Artus Books. 1st Ed. 185 PP with maps and colour illust. Title spread: The war boats of the Island of Otaheite. Half title page: Sailing ships navigating the waters near the Andaman Islands. Eps: Victoria Falls with stampeding buffaloes. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Dust jacket tipped in. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. Front board scratched. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30.5 x 23.5.
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$15

18962
OWEN, Roderic
GREAT EXPLORERS

London. 1995. Artus Books. Reprint of the 1979 original. 185 PP with maps and colour illust. Title spread: The war boats of the Island of Otaheite. Half title page: Sailing ships navigating the waters near the Andaman Islands. Eps: Victoria Falls with stampeding buffaloes. Laminated pictorial boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 30.5 x 23.5. 1898799423
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$10

64426
PACHECO, Diego
A FUNDACÃO DO PORTO DE NAGASAQUI e a sua cedência a Sociedade de Jesus/ THE FOUNDING OF THE PORT OF NAGASAKI and its cession to the Society of Jesus

Macau. 1989. Centro de Estudos Maritimos de Macau. Trilingual edition of July 1989. 67, (3) PP. Text in Portuguese (pages 7 to 25), in English (pages 27 to 45) and Japanese (pages 47 to 67). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 18.
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$30

59479
PACIFIC SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE PACIFIC SOCIETY - Volume 25, (No. 1/1)

Tokyo. 2002. The Pacific Society. Volume 25, No. 1/1 (91, October 2002). Edited by Hiroshi Nakajima. 80 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Texts in either Japanese or English. Near fine. 25.6 x 18.
No. 91: 1 text in English and 5 other texts in Japanese.
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$10

45344
PAGDEN, Anthony
PEOPLES AND EMPIRES

London. 2001. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st Ed., in the Weidenfeld & Nicolson Universal History series. VIII, 216 PP. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 20.5 x 14. 0297643703
Europeans and the rest of the world, from antiquity to the present. Chapter 4: Conquering the ocean.
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$15

69746
PALIN, Michael
MICHAEL PALIN'S HEMINGWAY ADVENTURE

London. 1999. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st edition, photographed and designed by Basil Pao. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (9 maps, photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 27 x 19.5. 0297825283
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$10

66822
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE

London. 1992. BCA. BCA edition of the 1992 BBC original. 320 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos by Basil Pao). Eps: Map North Pole to South Pole, by David Atkinson. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24.7 x 19.
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$10

68684
PALIN, Michael
SAHARA

London. 2002. Weidenfeld & Nicolson. 1st edition. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27 x 19.5. 0297843036
Around and across the Sahara between February 2001 and February 2002. Gibraltar, Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia ... Gibraltar.
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$10

15584
PARKER, John
DISCOVERY, Developing Views of the Earth from Ancient Times to the Voyages of Captain Cook

New York. 1972. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1st Ed. VIII, 216 PP with 34 illustrations (maps & drawings). Hard cover, library binding (reinforced), dj. Very good. 23.4 x 15.7. 684127253
Geography within the culture of Western civilization and how the lands and seas were discovered. From the Sumerian map of Nippur to the exploration of the Pacific.
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$15

39101
PARRY, J. H.
THE DISCOVERY OF SOUTH AMERICA

Melbourne. 1979. Oxford University Press. 1st Australian edition. 320 PP with 4 pages of maps and insets, and 120 b/w illustrations (sketch-maps, charts, engravings, paintings...). Fp: La Virgen del Buen Aire. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 0195505735
History of the discovery and penetration of South America by Europeans adventurers. The Huexpected Continent, The Indian Empires, The Empty Spaces...
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$40

34211
PARRY, J. H.
THE DISCOVERY OF THE SEA

New York. 1974. The Dial Press. 1st printing. XV, 302 PP with 84 b/w illust. Eps: Map of the world. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Occasional foxing, covers lightly soiled, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 26 x 28.5. 080372019X
History of the great age of discovery. Why Europeans, rather than other seafaring nations opened the world.
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$20

31144
PARRY, J.H.
THE SPANISH SEABORNE EMPIRE

Berkeley. 1990. University of California Press. 1st paperback printing of the 1966 original, in the History / Latin America Studies. 416, (2) PP with 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 20.8 x 14. 0520071409
The Spanish Empire in the Americas. Motives and theories underlaying conquest and conversion. Its control by the Spanish Crown, leading to the slow decline of Spain in Europe.
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$15

15550
PARRY, J.H.
THE SPANISH SEABORNE EMPIRE

London. 1966. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. in the History of Human Society series. 416 PP with 8 maps (5 on full page), plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.
The Spanish Empire in the Americas. Motives and theories underlaying conquest and conversion. Its control by the Spanish Crown, leading to the slow decline of Spain in Europe.
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$25

48236
PARRY, J.H.
THE SPANISH SEABORNE EMPIRE

London. 1971. Hutchinson. 3rd impression of the 1966 original, in the History of Human Society series. 416 PP with 8 maps (5 on full page), plus 16 pages with 25 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Stamp of previous owner on endpapers and bottom outside edge. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 15.
The Spanish Empire in the Americas. Motives and theories underlaying conquest and conversion. Its control by the Spanish Crown, leading to the slow decline of Spain in Europe.
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$20

19583
PARRY, J.H.
TRADE AND DOMINION, The European Overseas Empires in the Eighteenth Century

New York. 1971. Praeger. 1st US edition, in the Praeger History of Civilization series. XVII, 409 PP with 7 maps, plus 64 pages with 90 bw illust. (ships, empire builders, navigational instruments, plants, plantations, slavery & slave trade). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.7 x 16.
An outline on the development of the European maritime Empires.
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$25

19834
PATESHALL, Nicholas
A SHORT ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE ROUND THE GLOBE IN H.M.S. CALCUTTA 1803-1804

Melbourne. 1980. Queensberry Press. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Marjorie Tipping. 93 PP with 1 plan & 1 sketch. Fp: H.M.S. Calcutta. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14. 0909174202
First hand account by the 3rd mate of the convict ship Calcutta, on an expedition to establish a settlement in the bay discovered on the North shore of Bass Strait.
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$20

49289
PAYNE, Edward John (editor)
VOYAGES OF THE ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN TO AMERICA. First Series: HAWKINS FROBISHER DRAKE

Oxford. 1893. Clarendon Press. 2nd edition of the 1880 original. LVI, 280 PP, plus 3 b/w plates. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 19.8 x 13.5.
Select Narratives from the 'Principal Navigations' of Hakluyt.
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$15

51657
PEARSON, Michael
GREAT SOUTHERN LAND: The Maritime Exploration of Terra Australis

Canberra. 2005. The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage. 1st Ed. Foreword by Senator the Hon. Ian Campbell, Minister for the Environment and Heritage. IV, 155 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 21.5. 0642551855
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$60

50984
PEARY, Robert E.
THE NORTH POLE

Amsterdam. 1985. Time-Life Books. Facsimile reprint of the 1910 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. Introduction by Theodore Roosevelt. XII, 326 PP with 7 pages '(facsimile of manuscript), plus 4 photogravures, 16 special plates, 96 pages with 96 b/w plates, and 1 large folded map in colour. Fp: Commander Robert E. Peary. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands. All edges gilt. A 2 page publisher's sheet loosely inserted. Few foxing spots, o/wise fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415066
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$20

11476
PEIRCE, Henry Augustus
BIOGRAPHY

Fairfield, Wash. 1976. Ye Galleon. 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.
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$10

43059
PELLISSIER, Jean
5 HOMMES SUR UN RADEAU - Expéditions Tahiti-Nui II et III

Paris. 1959. Editions de la Pensée Moderne. 1st Ed., with a preface by Bob Putigny. 222 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w photos. Soft cover, dj (closed tear). Light foxing and ageing of paper, o/wise very good. French text. 21 x 15.3.
Raft voyages from Tahiti to South America and return with wreck on Rakahanga Atoll, and death of Eric de Bisschop.
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$15

31502
PENNINGTON, L. E. (editor)
THE PURCHAS HANDBOOK - Studies of the Life, times and writings of Samuel Purchas 1577-1626, with bibliographies of his books and of works about him. (in two volumes)

London. 1997. The Hakluyt Society. No. 185 & 186 in the Second series. Volume I: XVII, 380 PP with 10 figures (7 maps). Fp: Engraved title-page of Purchas his pilgrimes (1625). Volume II: VII, 381-811 PP with 18 figures. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180549
The known world according to Purchas, through his compilation of voyages... A study. Africa (other than the Mediterranean and the Red Sea) by P.E.H Hair. India and the areas adjacent by Michael Strachan. Southeast Asia by S. Arasaratnam. The northern passages by T.E. Armstrong...
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$20

20818
PENNINGTON, Piers
THE GREAT EXPLORERS

Sydney. 1979. Books for Pleasure. 1st Australian edition. 336 PP with bw and colour illust. Titlespread: Sledge and dog team. Eps: Encounter in Africa. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 21.5. 0729601722
Stories of Men who discovered and mapped the unknown areas of the world.
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$10

17399
PENNINGTON, Piers
THE GREAT EXPLORERS

London. 1989. Bloomsbury Books. Reprint of the 1979 original. 336 PP with bw and colour illust. Titlespread: Sledge and dog team. Eps: Encounter in Africa. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 29.5 x 21.5. 1870630033
Stories of Men who discovered and mapped the unknown areas of the world.
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$10

69891
PEPPERELL, Julian
FISHING FOR THE PAST - Castings nets and lines into Australia's early colonial history

Sydney. 2018. Rosenberg Publishing Pty. Ltd. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Fp (in colour): Redthroat Emperor, of Norfolk Island. Pictorial soft cover. New. 24 x 18. 9780648043942
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$45

40181
PEREZ, Juan
JUAN PEREZ ON THE NORTHWEST COAST - Six Documents of His Expedition in 1774

Portland. 1989. Oregon Historical Society. 1st Ed., No. 12 in the North Pacific Studies series. Translated and annotated by Herbert K. Beals. XXVIII, (2), 270, (4) PP with 24 b/w illustrations (13 maps, 2 portraits...). Fp: Map of the Pérez expedition of 1774. Eps: Map on the voyage of the Santiago 24 January to 28 August 1774. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 26 x 15.8. 0875951899
Exploration of the North West Coast of Canada and USA, and quest for presence of Russian colonies.
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$25

41666
PEREZ-MALLAINA, Pablo E.
SPAIN'S MEN OF THE SEA - Daily life on the Indies Fleets in the Sixteenth Century

Baltimore. 1998. The Johns Hopkins University Press. 1st English edition of the 1992 Spanish original Los hombres del Océano: Vida cotidiana de los tripulantes de las flotas de India, Siglo XVI, translated by Carla Rahn Phillips. XI, (3), 290 PP with 9 tables and 21 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 12 colour plates. Title spreads: Drawings by Christoph Weiditz, 1529. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0801857465
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$15

54394
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS: Dissertations on various subjects

Adelaide. 2007. The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. 1st edition, translated from the second French edition of 1824 by Christine Cornell. (IV), 109 PP with tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.4 x 16.
Book V (Chapters XXXV to XLI).
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$90

64252
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis / MM. LESUEUR & PETIT
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS (Two Volumes and an Atlas)

Adelaide. 2009. The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Special edition limited to 35 hand numbered copies. Reprint with minor corrections of the four earlier editions of 2003, 2006, 2007 and 2008. Volumes with 2 b/w illustrations (portrait of François Péron and map "Le Géographe in Australian Waters"), translated by Christine Cornell and with introductions by Anthony J. Brown. Volume I with a preface by Louis de Freycinet and an Historical Eulogy of François Péron by M. J.-P.-F. Deleuze: LXXXIII, 430 PP with tables. Volume II with a foreword by John K. Ling: XXXIX, 389 PP with tables. Atlas, translated from the Second French edition of 1824, by Peter Hambly, and with an introduction by Sarah Thomas. XX, (XII), PP, plus 146 pages with 68 plates: 27 in colour and 41 in b/w (3 on double page, 2 musical scores, 11 with charts ...). Leather bound (navy blue kangaroo), raised bands, gilt title on spine, cloth covered slipcase. Fine (mint condition). Format - Volumes: 30 x 24 and Atlas: Scarce. 35.6 x 26.5. 9781876154561
Vol. I: Books I to III, comprising chapters I to XXI - Le Havre to Port Jackson. Vol. II: Book IV - Port Jackson to return to Europe. Book V: Dissertations on various subjects
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$2500

65242
PERRONE-MOISES, Leyla
LE VOYAGE DE GONNEVILLE (1503-1505) & La Découverte de la Normandie par les Indiens du Brésil

Paris. 1995. Editions Chandeigne 1st French edition translated from the Portuguese original by Ariane Witkowski. 221, (3) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover, pictorial dust jacket. Near fine. French text. 21.8 x15.8. 2906462055
The discovery of Normandy by the Indians from Brazil.
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$30

42911
PESTALOZZI, Anton
AUF DEN SPUREN VON GENERAL JOHANN RUDOLF WERDMÜLLER IN DER ÄGÄIS 1664-1667

Zurich. 1973. Kommissionverlag Berichthaus. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 12 colour and 118 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, endpapers, and on first and last leaves. Near fine. German text. 24.5 x 24.5. 38557200710
Voyages to Venice, the Dardanelles and the islands of the Aegean Sea.
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$35

46784
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
SEA OF GLORY. The Epic South Seas Expedition 1838-1842

London. 2004. Flamingo. 1st paperback edition. XXVIII, 452 PP with 8 maps (some with insets), plus 24 pages with 70 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 7180217
Four years expedition to the Pacific and Antarctica, led by Charles Wilkes, US Navy.
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$10

57663
PHILLIPS, V. & BRADLEY, P.et al.
EXPLORING THE PACIFIC

Sydney. 1982. Baybooks. 1st Juvenile edition, in The Making of Australia series. 42 PP with numerous illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 23.5 x 18.5. 0858355426
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$15

46467
PHILLIPS, William D., Jr., & PHILLIPS, Carla Rahn
THE WORLDS OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS

Cambridge. 1992. Cambridge University Press. 1st Ed. XII, 322 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, drawings, engravings, maps...). Fp: Departure of Columbus from the Port of Palos. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0521350972
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$20

64180
PIDGEON, Capt. Harry
AROUND THE WORLD IN THE "ISLANDER" (in National Geographic Magazine)

Washington. 1928. National Geographic Society. Article pulled out from Volume LIII, No. 2, February 1928. P. 141-205 with 1 map and 75 b/w photos. Soft cover. Very good. 24.5 x 18.
The 34-foot yawl "Islander" around the world between 1921 and 1925. Breakdown cruise to Hawaii, then single-handed Los Angeles, Marquesas, Tahiti, Samoa, Fiji, New Hebrides Torres Strait...
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$10

37545
PIERCE, Richard A. & WINSLOW, John H. (editors)
H.M.S. SULPHUR AT CALIFORNIA, 1837 AND 1839 - Being the accounts of Midshipman Francis Guillemard Simpkinson and Captain Edward Belcher

San Francisco. 1969. The Book Club of California. 1st edition, limited to 450 copies. Publication No. 132 of the Book Club of California. XVI, 70, (2) PP with 2 colour and 8 b/w illustrations. Vignette with map of the Californias on title page. Fp (in colour): Geological plan of the Port of San Francisco. Endpapers. Decorated hard cover, gilt title on cloth spine. Lower corner of outside covers with slight insect damage. Pre publication pamphlet and a manuscript letter to previous owner signed by Richard A. Pierce co-editor, loosely inserted. Near fine. 26 x 16.7.
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$65

70462
PLOMLEY, Brian & PIARD-BERNIER, Josiane
THE GENERAL - The visits of the expedition led by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux to Tasmanian waters in 1792 and 1793

Launceston. 1993. Queen Victoria Museum. 1st Ed. XII, 379 PP with 32 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. Eps: Title Page of volume I of the 1808 edition, list of officers & scientists of Recherche and Espérance. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. Scarce. 25.5 x 17.8. 0724641181
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$125

31577
POIGNANT, Roslyn
DISCOVERY UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS

Sydney & London. 1976. Collins. 1st Ed., in the International Library series. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust. FEP: A 15th-century version of Ptolemy's world map. REP: Map of the Indian Ocean. Pictorial laminated boards. Short tear at top of front spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 26 x 18.5. 0001001728
The Great South Sea. In search of the South Land. Dampier, Cook...
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$10

69996
POLO, Marco
THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO, with an introduction by John Masefield

London. circa 1970. Heron Books. XVI, 461 PP, including Appendix and Index plus 9 b/w plates. Blue leatherette covers with gilt decoration on front cover and spine. Near fine. 20.5 x 12.5.
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$20

15573
POND, S. G.
MAGELLAN, MAITRE MARIN

Paris. 1965. Fernand Nathan. 1st French edition of Ferdinand Magellan, Master Mariner (adapté par Thérèse Enoé). 160 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, vignette pasted down on front cover. Occasional foxing, otherwise very good. French text. 18.5 x 16.
Magellan and his attempt to circumnavigate the world. His death in Cebu, the return with Juan Sebastian del Cano.
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$10

70817
PONDER, Winifred
AN IDLER IN THE ISLANDS

Sydney. 1924. Cornstalk Publishing Company. 1st Ed. (10), 90 PP, plus 11 plates with 22 b/w photos. Fp: The simple savage and the suit case. Cloth cover, title on front board and spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Title page with repaired closed tear. Contents near fine. 19 x 13.
Travel to: Fiji, Niaoufou (Tin Can island) and Tonga, Samoa ..
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$25

65795
PONTING, Herbert G;
THE GREAT WHITE SOUTH, or with Scott in the Antarctic ...

London. 1928. Duckworth. 8th impression in May 1928 of the October 1921 original. Introduction by Lady Kathleen Scott. XXVI, 305 PP, (1 in Memoriam by Owen Seaman) plus 116 pages with b/w illustrations [1 map, 2 drawings and 164 photos (11 of them by Captain Scott)]. Fp: The "Terra Nova" ice-bound. Cloth cover, device and title on front board and spine. Covers with speckled patches and a rubbed spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.
... Being an Account of experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and of the Nature Life of the Antarctic.
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$15

50920
PORTER, Dr. H. C.
THE TUDORS AND THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN

London. 1983. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. 28 PP, with lecture between P.1 and 13. Soft cover. Fine. 22 x 14.
Annual talk 1983. (Read 20 October 1983 at the Annual General Meeting).
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$15

20856
PORTER, Jonathan
MACAU, The Imaginary City: Culture and Society, 1557 to the Present

Boulder, Co., USA. 1996. Westview Press. 1st Ed., in the New Perspectives on Asian Studies series. X, (2), 240, (1 adv.) PP with 44 bw illust. Fp: Wall shrine. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0813328365
Macau, founded by the Portuguese in 1557: an enduring and changing threshold between East and West.
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$35

38416
PORTEUS, Stanley
THE RESTLESS VOYAGE - Being an Account by Archibald Campbell, Seaman, of his Wanderings in Five Oceans from 1806 to 1812

London. 1949. George G. Harrap. 1st Ed. 280 PP. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with small pieces missing. Occasional foxing. Very good. 19.7 x 13.5.
Wanderings in five oceans from 1806-1812 & his experiences: impressed into His Majesty's Navy, deserter, shipwrecked in the Aleutian Is., stay in Hawaii, return to Scotland.
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$15

48488
POTTIER DE L'HORME
LE DRAMATIQUE TOUR DU MONDE DU CHEVALIER DE SURVILLE 1769-1773

Paris. 2004. Service Historique de la Marine / Editions du Gerfaut. 1st edition, introduced and annotated by Alain Morgat. 288 PP with 2 maps and 18 b/w illustrations (3 drawings, 4 engravings, 11 plans). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 2914622570
The Saint-Jean Baptiste of the French East India Company and voyage of exploration. 05/06/1769: sailed from Pondichery. Calls in Malacca, Philippines, Solomon Islands, New Zealand (18/12/1769 to 1/1/1770), Easter Island, Juan Fernandez Island. Arrival in Callao, Peru 08/04/1770.
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$35

44069
POUGET-TOLU, Anne
NAVIRES ET NAVIGATION AUX XIVe ET XVe SIECLES, d'après les récits de voyages

Paris. 2002. L'Harmattan. 1st Ed. 228 PP with 1 map, and tables. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. French text. 21.5 x 13.5. 2747523357
Ships and Seamanship during the 14th and 15th centuries, as told by voyagers.
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$20

37206
POWYS, Llewelyn
HENRY HUDSON

London. 1927. The Bodley Head Ltd. 1st Ed., in the Golden Hind series. XIII, (3), 213, (2 adv.) PP with head and tail pieces, plus 5 maps and 2 b/w plates (1 folded). Fp: Marine, by Pieter Bruegel the Elder. FEP: Hudson's Chart, from the one published in 1612 by Hessel Gerritz. REP: The Hudson River and its mouth. Cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine. Some foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 15.
Explored: Arctic, Eastern seaboard of North America, Hudson River, Hudson Bay.
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$20

48665
PRADO Y TOVAR, Don Diego
NEW LIGHT ON THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA, As Revealed by the Journal of Captain Don Diego de Prado Y Tovar

London. 1930. Henry Stevens. 1st edition. Edited by Henry Stevens, with annotated translation from the Spanish by George F. Barwick. XII, 262, (2 publications) PP with 1 map and 2 facsimile of documents, plus 2 folded maps in text and 2 large folded maps in rear pocket. Cloth cover, gilt engraved front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. Covers with a few light marks, light foxing around edges of prelims and a small repaired tear at the bottom of the ffep, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.2.
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$150

57160
PREBBLE, John
THE DARIEN DISASTER

London. 1968. Secker & Warburg. 1st Ed. (X), 366 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps (in colour): A large draught of the Gulf of Dazrien. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 436380062
The Colony of Darien on the Isthmus of Panama.
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$20

37968
PRESTON, Diana
A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY - Captain Scott's Antarctic Expeditions

London. 1999. Constable. Reprint of the 1999 paperback edition of the 1997 original. XVI, 269 PP with 3 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 23.3 X 15.5. 94795304
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$20

71213
PRESTON, Diana & Michael
A PIRATE OF EXQUISITE MIND. The Life of William Dampier: Explorer, Naturalist and Buccaneer

Sydney. 2004. Doubleday / Random House. 1st edition. XII, 372 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of the world showing the course of Mr. Dampier. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.4 x 15.3. 9780385607056
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$30

56643
PRICE, Willard
RIP TIDE IN THE SOUTH SEAS

London. 1936. William Heinemann Ltd. 1st Ed. XIV, 323 PP, plus 48 b/w plates and the frontispice. Fp: Stone money. Eps: map of westerern part of Central Pacific. Cloth cover, gilt device on front board, gilt title on spine. Coloured top outside top edge. Occasional foxing. Fine. 22 x 15.
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$35

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

New York. 1970. Dodd Mead. 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.
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$10

65317
PUIG-SAMPER, Miguel & PELAYO, Francisco
EL VIAJE DEL ASTRONOMO Y NATURALISTA LOUIS FEUILLEE A LAS ISLAS CANARIAS (1724)

Tenerife, Gran Canaria. 1997. Ayuntamiento de la Laguna / Centro de la Cultura Popular Canaria. 1st Ed., in the Taller de Historia series. 207 PP with 45 b/w plates (charts, coastal views, ... and 27 of plants). Pictorial soft cover. Spanish text (Appendix is in Spanish "Historia Antigua y moderna de las Islas Canarias" and French " Histoire Ancienne et Moderne des Isles Canaries", by le Reverend Père Louis Feuillée). Near fine. 21 x 15. 8479262532
Voyage of 1724 to the Canary Islands.
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$20

69263
PUXLEY, W. L.
STRAYED AMONG LONELY ISLANDS

London. 1949. Williams & Norgate. 1st Ed. 176 PP, plus 6 pages with 6 b/w illustrations and the Fp: Photo of W. Lavallin Puxley. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket chipped and with small pieces missing. Very good. 18.5 x 12.5.
Travels and natural history in Australia, New Zealand and some remote islands. Mauritius, Kerguelen (in 1928), Kermadecs, Lord Howe, Galapagos.
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$30

15588
QUINN, David B. & Alison M. (editors)
VIRGINIA VOYAGES FROM HAKLUYT

London. 1973. Oxford University Press. 1st edition, in the Oxford English Memoirs and Travels series. XXV, (3), 195 PP, plus 12 plates with 14 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Ex Library copy with 2 library stamps, and renewed endpapers. Light foxing essentialy on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 16. 0192554069
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$10

45296
QUINN, David B. & Alison M. (editors)
VIRGINIA VOYAGES FROM HAKLUYT

London. 1973. Oxford University Press. 1st edition, in the Oxford English Memoirs and Travels series. XXV, (3), 195 PP, plus 12 plates with 14 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0192554069
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$15

35814
QUINN, David B. & QUINN, Alison M. (editors)
DISCOURSE OF WESTERN PLANTING

London. 1993. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 45 in the Extra Series. XXXI, 229 PP with 4 b/w plates. Fp: Front binding board of the manuscript in the New York Public Library. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. Large format: 35.2 x 25. 0904180352
"A particuler discourse concerning the greate necessitie and manifolde commodyties that are like to growe to this realme of England by the Westerne discoueries lately attempted, written in the yere 1584, by Richarde Hackluyt of Oxforde".
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$120

20939
QUINN, David B. & QUINN, Alison M. (Editors)
THE ENGLISH NEW ENGLAND VOYAGES 1602-1608

London. 1983. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publication 161 in the Hakluyt Society second series. XXIV, 580 PP with 36 figures ( maps, charts, illust.). plus 1 folded plate with 2 maps. Cloth cover, rubbed dust jacket. Occasional foxing and small stains on front edge, o/wise very good. 22.2 x 14.2. 090418014X
Voyage to North Virginia: Captain Batholomew Gosnold in 1602, Martin Pring's voyage in 1603, The voyage of George Waymouth in 1605...
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$10

40657
RACAULT, Jean-Michel (editor)
L'AVENTURE MARITIME

Paris. 2001. L'Harmattan / Université de La Réunion. 1st Ed. 312 PP, (7 publications) with 9 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2747506509
22 texts on Maritime Adventure in literature or in history. A maritime myth: Bougainville and Tahiti, by Eric Fougère... Part of the maritime voyage in The known South Land by Gabriel de Foigny (1676), by Ruth Menzies... Maritime adventure and quest for love in the Toilers of the Sea (1866) by Victor Hugo, by Michèle Tafa...
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$35

70122
RALLIER DU BATY, Captain Raymond
15,000 MILES IN A KETCH

Edinburgh. c. 1911. Thomas Nelson. 1st edition ?. VI, 348 PP, plus 8 bw plates. Fp: Captain Raymond Rallier du Baty. Original brown cloth cover, device "Nelson Edinburgh" on front cover, gilt-engraved spine. Head and foot of spine rubbed. About 10 leaves with light insect damage on the front edge (margin). Light foxing. Copy without half title page, and pages VII/VIII. Renewed endpapers. Still a very good copy. 19 x 13.
An expedition in 1907 from France to Melbourne on board the "J. B. Charcot" with a year's stay on the Kerguelen islands for exploration and sealing. In order to finance this expedition, one of the sponsors, the British "Daily Chronicle", bought the story in 1910. It was only translated into French in 1990.
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$60

21964
RALLING, Christopher
THE VOYAGE OF CHARLES DARWIN, His autobiographical writings selected and arranged by ...

London. 1979. BBC. Corrected reprint of the 1978 edition. 183 PP with 11 b/w illustrations and 68 colour photos in text. Cloth cover, dj. Closed tear at foot of spine of dust jacket. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.3 x 16. 0563176024
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$10

38736
RALLING, Christopher (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF CHARLES DARWIN, His autobiographical writings selected and arranged by ...

New York. 1979. Mayflower Books. 1st American edition. 183 PP with 1 map on double page, 10 b/w illustrations and 68 colour photos. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, and endpapers. Very good. 23.3 x 16. 0831792124
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$10

54225
RATNAJINENDRA, M. R.
ARGOSIES OF ARABY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1971. Department of Education and Science. Volume 15, No. 1, issue for January 1971. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 2 to 7 with 1 map, 6 colour and 3 b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
Arabian navigators of the Indian Ocean.
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$10

10051
RAWSON ELDER, John
THE AGE OF MARITIME DISCOVERY

Dunedin. 1921. Otago University. 1st Ed. 30 PP with 4 maps on full page. Soft cover (lightly soiled). Staples removed. Small name stamp at top of title page and a few small foxing spots, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 19 x 12.6.
Otago University Extension Lecture in History, 1921..
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$30

19206
RAYNAL, F.E.
LES NAUFRAGES OU VINGT MOIS SUR UN RECIF DES ILES AUCKLAND, Recit Authentique par F.E. Raynal, Illustre de 40 Gravures sur bois dessine par A. de Neuville et accompagne d'une Carte

Paris. c.1880?. Librarie Hachette et Cie. 6th edition in Bibliothèque des Ecoles et des Familles. 303 PP with 1 map in text, and 40 woodcuts by A. de Neuville. Fp: Portrait of F.E. Raynal. Red cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover and spine. All edges gilt. Gilt decoration faded at some places, light foxing. Some light foxing. A very good copy. French text. 27.8 x 18.5.
Three years on a sugar plantation in Mauritius, gold mining in Australia (Victoria & NSW), between 1853 & 1863. Attempt at sealing & silver mining on Campbell Island. Voyage on the schooner Grafton. Shipwrecked on Auckland Island. Departure on a small sailboat towards NZ. Rescue. Mention of the wrecks of the Invercauld & the General Grant.
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$70

67687
RAYNAL, F.E.
LES NAUFRAGES OU VINGT MOIS SUR UN RECIF DES ILES AUCKLAND, Récit Authentique par F.E. Raynal, Illustré de 40 Gravures sur bois dessinées par A. de Neuville et accompagné d'une Carte

Paris. 1877. Librarie Hachette et Cie. 4th edition in Bibliothèque des Ecoles et des Familles. 303 PP with 1 map (folded), and 40 woodcuts by A. de Neuville. Fp: Portrait of F.E. Raynal. Marbled boards, red leather spine with gilt title, raised gilt bands and gilt decorations. Covers a little worn around edge, inside front hinge with some wear, but overall, a very clean near fine copy. French text. 27.8 x 18.5.
Three years on a sugar plantation in Mauritius, gold mining in Australia (Victoria & NSW), between 1853 & 1863. Attempt at sealing & silver mining on Campbell Island. Voyage on the schooner Grafton. Shipwrecked on Auckland Island. Departure on a small sailboat towards NZ. Rescue. Mention of the wrecks of the Invercauld & the General Grant.
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$90

65312
RECLUS, Armando
EXPLORACIONES A LOS ISTMOS DE PANAMA Y DARIEN

San Jose, Costa Rica. 1982. EDUCA / EDitorial Universitaria CentroAmericana. 4th edition in "Coleccion Viajeros" (limited to 2000 copies) of the 1881 original. 422, (2) PP with 95 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Spanish text. Very good. 19.3 x 13.5. 8483601370
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$10

48601
REDMAYNE, Paul (editor)
TRANSPORT BY SEA

London. 1955. John Murray. Reprint in The Changing Shape of Things series, of the 1950 original. 48 PP. Text by Thomas Insull, with b/w illustrations (engravings, charts, paintings and photos) and duo tone drawings by Hans Schwarz. Hard cover. Spine frayed at head and with small holes at hinges. Faint foxing. Very good. 25.1 x 19.
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$15

19444
RENAULT, Gilbert
THE CARAVELS OF CHRIST

New York. 1959. G. Putnam's Sons. 1st US Ed. translated from 1956 French Ed. 254 PP plus 16 pages with b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.7 x 14.7.
Epic story of the Portuguese explorers of the 15th Century who travelled with their priests determined to bring Christianity to the people of the new worlds they discovered.
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$10

60295
RENNIE, John (editor)
THE EVOLUTION OF EVOLUTION: Charles Darwin (in Scientific American)

New York. 2009. Scientific American, Inc. Special Issue. Volume 300,No. 1, January 2009. 92 PP. Contains 10 articles between pages 24 to 85, with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.
Darwin's Living Legacy, by Gary Stix. Testing Natural selection, by H. Allen Orr. From Atoms to Traits, by David M. Kingsley. The Human Pedugree, by Kate Wong. This Old Body, by Neil H. Shubin. ... The science of Spore, by Ed Regis.
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$5

54625
REX SMITH, G. (editor)
A TRAVELLER IN THIRTEENTH-CENTURY ARABIA. Ibn Al-Mujawir's Tarikh Al-Mustabsir

London. 2008. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Series III, No. 19. Translated from Oscar Löfgren's Arabic text and edited with revisions and annotations. XIX, 341 PP with 2 maps and 13 plans. Fp: Port of Aden. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. dj. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25.2 x 18. 97780904180916
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$45

18315
REYNOLDS, Stephen
THE VOYAGE OF THE NEW HAZARD to the Northwest Coast, Hawaii and China, 1810-1813, by Stephen Reynolds, a member of the crew, edited by Judge F.W. Howay, F.R.S.C.

Fairfield, Wash. 1970. Ye Galleon. Limited edition of 600 (No.481). XXII, 158 PP, plus 12 pages with b/w plates. Eps. Gilt engraved cloth cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 26.2 x 18.2.
Facsimile edition of the 1938 Peabody Museum edition.
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$30

70477
RHSV
VICTORIAN HISTORICAL JOURNAL - Volume 78, No. 1

Melbourne. 2007. RHSV / Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Volume 78, No. 1 (May 2007), issue 267. Edited and introduced by Judith Smart. 144 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Fine. 21.6 x 14.8.
7 papers: Puzzling over the early Flinders charts, by Ruth Gooch. The Baudin Expedition's unacknowledged achievements on the Coast of Victoria, by Trevor Lipscombe. ...
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$20

70776
RICE, Dr. Tony
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY - Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration

London. 2008. The Natural History Museum. New edition of the 2000 original, with a foreword by Dr. Michael Dixon, and an introduction by Dr. David Bellamy. 336 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial boards, dj. Fine. 26 x 22.3. 97805650269306
Voyage to Jamaica 1687-1689, by Sir Hans Sloane... Pacific crossing 1768-1771, by James Cook, Sir Joseph Banks & Sydney Parkinson. Return to the South Seas 1772-1775, by James Cook, Johann and George Forster... Fathoming the Deep 1872-1876, the Challenger expedition.
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$50

59754
RICE, Dr. Tony
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY - Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration

Sydney. 2010. Allen & Unwin. Soft cover edition of the 1st Australian edition of 2008. Foreword by Dr. Michael Dixon, and introduction by Dr. David Bellamy. 336 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.3 x 21.5. 9781742372259
Three centuries of Natural History Exploration. Voyage to Jamaica 1687-1689, by Sir Hans Sloane... Pacific crossing 1768-1771, by James Cook, Sir Joseph Banks & Sydney Parkinson. Return to the South Seas 1772-1775, by James Cook, Johann and George Forster... Fathoming the Deep 1872-1876, the Challenger expedition.
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$40

15599
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF COLUMBUS

London. 1970. Hamlyn. 1st UK Ed. 152 PP, profusely illust. with b/w and colour plates. Hard cover (lightly soiled). Illustrated endpapers. Faint foxing. Very good. 28.5 x 21.
Christopher Columbus and his four voyages to the coast he discovered.
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$10

68703
RIESENBERG, Felix
CAPE HORN

London. 1950. Readers Union. Reprint of the 1941 edition. (8), 240 PP with 1 map, plus 12 b/w plates. FEP: Drake's Course from the Strait of Magellan to Elizabeth Is. REP: Strait of Magellan, Tierra de Fuego and Cape Horn. Decorated cloth cover with a few ligh fleck spots on front, o/wise near fine. Small format: 19.7 x 12.
Sub-title: "The story of the Cape Horn regions from the days of the first discoverers through the glorious age of sail including the author's own experiences; wherein an important geographical discovery is made".
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$30

49562
RIGBY, Nigel , Van Der MERWE, Pieter, & WILLIAMS Glyn
PIONEERS OF THE PACIFIC. Voyages of Exploration, 1787-1810

Perth. 2005. University of Western Australia Press. 1st Australian edition. 144 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Half title page (in colour): Bay on the South coast of Australia, by William Westall. Title spread: Entrance of Rio de Janeiro. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.2 x 19.3. 1920694641
Chapter 1: In the Wake of Cook. Chapter 2: Gentleman, Scholar and Seaman: Arthur Phillip and Australia. Chapter 3: The Spirit of Discovery: the tragic voyage of Laperouse... Chapter 5: Lost voyage of Alejandro Malaspina... Chapter 7: Matthew Flinders' circumnavigation of Australia.
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$20

51364
ROBERT, Willem C. H.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AUSTRALIA AND THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS (3 Volumes)

Amsterdam. 1969 - 1972. Philo Press. Volume I (2nd edition, revised and enlarged): X, 275 PP. Volume II (1st Ed.): XII, 227 PP, plus large folded chart of Malay Archipelago and Australia at rear of book. Volume III (2nd edition, entirely revised and greatly enlarged): X, 401 PP, (2 adv.). Blue cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Ex library copy with stamp of the General Assembly Library - New Zealand in blind on front cover, gilt library number on spine, plate of the Library on front endpaper and empty library pocket on rear endpaper. Few foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5.. 9060220455, 906
Massive work compiled by Willem Carel Hendrik Robert. Volume I: Printed Material relating to Discovery, Exploration and Travel issued in the Netherlands to 1921. Volume II: Index and Bibliography of Dutch Manuscripts and Manuscript-charts relating to the Discovery. Volume III: Printed Material relating to Discovery, Exploration and Travel, issued in Europe, except the Netherlands, to 1853 with a geographical index and an index of ships cited.
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$250

19477
ROBERTS, Gail
ATLAS OF DISCOVERY

London. 1989. Bloomsbury Books. 1st British edition, with an introduction by Sir Francis Chichester. 192 PP with charts, maps, paintings... Title spread (in colour): Ship on the discovery route to India. Eps: Map of Asia in the 1623 edition of the Mercator-Honduras Atlas. Cloth cover, dj. (Martin Behaim's Globe 1492). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 30 x 21. 1870630432
Man's gradual discovery of the world with maps & text describing the discoverers, their motives & their explorations.
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$15

14694
ROBERTS, J.M.
THE TRIUMPH OF THE WEST

London. 1985. BBC. 1st Ed. 464 PP richly illustrated in b/w & colour. Eps. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 25 x 18. 0563200707
The achievements of western civilisation and its irreversible impact on the rest of the world.
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$10

53501
ROBIN, Bernard
SURVIVAL AT SEA. A practical manual of survival and advice to the shipwrecked, assembled from an analysis of thirty-one survival stories

London. 1981. Stanley Paul & Co. 1st English edition with a foreword by Alain Bombard. Edited and translated from the 1977 French original by Richard Simpkin. (6), 233, (7 bibliography & index) PP with 26 maps and many drawings. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.7. 0091430917
Survival stories by: Richard Hakluyt..., Guillaume Bontekoe... William Bligh...
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$10

64617
ROBINSON, Roger (editor)
ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - His Best Pacific Writings

Auckland. 2003. Streamline Creative Limited. 1st New Zealand edition with a foreword by Albert Wendt. 320 PP with b/w illustrations (1 cartoon, 24 engravings and 25 photos). Inside covers: b/w photos of Robert Louis Stevenson. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover and first leaves bumped, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 15.3. 0958210624
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$30

60202
RONDA, James P.
REVEALING AMERICA: Image and Imagination in the Exploration of North America

Lexington, Mass., USA. 1996. D. C. Heath and Company. 1st Ed., in "Sources in Modern History" series. XXX, 278 PP with b/w illustrations (maps, paintings, photos ...). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.3 x 16.3. 066935175X
Chronology pages XVII-XX.
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$25

65196
RONSIN, Albert (editor)
1507 - BAPTEME DE L'AMERIQUE à Saint-Dié / THE BAPTISM OF AMERICA in the City of Saint-Dié / AMERIKAS TAUFE zu Saint-Dié

Saint-Dié-des-Vosges. 1982. Imprimerioe Municipale de Saint-Dié. Trilingual edition limited to 1500 copies. (4), 54, (1 colophon) PP with 20 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front (Cosmographiae Introdu.). Text in French, English and German. Near fine. 21 x 15. 290030136X
25th April 1507: 1st naming (baptism) of "America" the continent. Comments on 10 documents exhibited in the "Treasure Room" of the Municipal Library of Saint 'Dié.
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$50

69967
ROSE, Kurt
THE ISLANDS OF THE SULU SEA

Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1993. The Glencannon Press. 1st Ed. (8), 216 PP with 2 maps, 11 b/w photos and 19 drawings. Pictorial card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22.7 x 14.7. 0963758616
Voyage from Hamburg to the Far East on the German cargo ship Eta Rickmers. Jumped ship in Vladivostok, later joined the Gospel Ship Fukuin Maru registered in Boston... Sailing the China and Sulu Seas.
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$15

10224
ROSS, Michael
BOUGAINVILLE

London. 1978. Gordon & Cremonesi. 1st Ed. 167 PP with 7 drawings of flowers, plus 10 pages with 5 drawings by the author (3 on double page and 2 on full page). Fp: Bougainvillae. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.8 x 16.8. 0860330591
Bougainville: the mathematician & soldier, circumnavigator, (Falklands, Tahiti), old age and honours.
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$25

40832
ROSS, Sir John
NARRATIVE OF A SECOND VOYAGE IN SEARCH OF A NORTH-WEST PASSAGE, AND OF A RESIDENCE IN THE ARCTIC REGIONS DURING THE YEARS 1829, 1830, 1831, 1832, 1833

London. 1835. A. W. Webster. 1st Ed. (6), (2 errata), XXXIV, 740 PP, plus pages *688 and *689 inserted between pages 688 and 689, and 21 plates (13 b/w & 8 colour). Rebound copy, cloth cover. Lacks frontispiece and 8 plates (3, 9, 11, 12, 13, 21, 23, 24). Foxing, o/wise very good. 31.7 x 25.
... including the reports of Commander, now Captain, James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., F.L.S., &c. and the Discovery of the Northern Magnetic Pole.
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$250

64271
ROTHWELL, Nicolas
"L" MARKS THE SPOT: Ludwig Leichhardt (in The Weekend Australian Magazine)

Sydney. 2013. Nationwide News. Issue 17-18 August 2013. 36 PP. Contains article pages 16 to 20 with 1 b/w portrait and 3 colour photos by Reth Hammerton. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 23.
What happened to explorer Ludwig Leichhardt ???
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$5

15575
ROWLAND-ENTWISTLE, Theodore & COOKE, Jean
FAMOUS EXPLORERS

London. 1974. David & Charles. 1st Ed. in the Brief Biographies series. 128 PP. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 23.2 x 14.5. 0715360736
A quick reference to the most important figures in the long history of exploration, from Diego de Almagro to Sir Francis Edward Younghusband.
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$10

54289
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CXII - 1948

London. 1948. Royal Geographical Society. Edited by KIRWAN, L. P. Vol. CXII, issues No 1-3 (July-September 1948) to No. 4-6 (October-December 1948). XX (advertisements), 272 PP, (4 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CXII. No. 1-3: Geography and war strategy, by Cyril Falls. Agricultural regions of New Zealand, by Kenneth B. Cumberland. No. 4-6: Arnhem Land: exploration among an unknown people (Part I), by Donald F. Thomson.
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$40

54276
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CVI - 1945

London. 1945. Royal Geographical Society. Edited by KIRWAN, L. P. Vol. CVI, issues No 1 & 2 (July-August 1945) to No. 5 & 6 (November-December 1945). XVIII (advertisements), 247, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents) PP, plus plates with b/w photos and mapsin colour. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CVI. No. 5 & 6: Centenary of the sailing of Sir John Franklin with the Erebus and Terror, by R. J. Cyriax and J. M. Wordie.
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$40

54322
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 130 - 1964 (in 4 parts)

London. 1964. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 130, issues Part 1 (March 1964) to Part 4 (December 1964). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLVI (advertisements), 612 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 130. Part 1: Alexander Smith 's account of the Discovery of east Antarctica, by R. S. Boumphrey. Part 2: Great Britain in Hawaii: the Captain Cook monument, by John Wesley Coulter. Part 4: Cash Cropping and the Fijian Village, by R. Gerard Ward.
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$40

54323
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 131 - 1965 (in 4 parts)

London. 1965. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 131, issues Part 1 (March 1965) to Part 4 (December 1965). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XL (advertisements), 602 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 131. Part 2: Lucas Janzoon Waghenaer: a Sixteenth Century Marine Cartographer, by C. Koeman. Part 3: The Aborigines of Western Central Australia, by E.C. Evans and J. P. M. Long. Part 4: The Population Structure of Australian Cities, by Peter Scott.
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$40

54324
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 132 - 1966 (in 4 parts)

London. 1966. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 132, issues Part 1 (March 1966) to Part 4 (December 1966). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. L (advertisements), 616 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 132. Part 1: The Welsh Colony in Patagonia, 1865-1885, by E. G. Bowen. Part 2: Climate in the 1960's: World Wind circulation..., by H. H. Lamb. Socotra: Island of Bliss, by P. G. Boxhall. Part 3: Easter Island People, by Peter Beighton. Part 4: A Year with the Russians in Antarctica, by Charles Swithinbank.
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$40

54326
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 134 - 1968 (in 4 parts)

London. 1968. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 134, issues Part 1 (March 1968) to Part 4 (December 1968). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. LI (advertisements), 650 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 134. Part 3: Clements Robert Markham and the Geographical Department of the India Office 1867-77, by Donovan Williams. Part 4: The conservation of Aldabra, by D. R. Stoddart.
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$40

61483
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 138, Part 2

London. 1972. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 138, Part 2, June 1972. Edited by L. P. Kirwan. XIV (advertisements), 131-280 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 4 plates with 7 b/w illustrations and 1 folded map in colour "Canada". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15..
Vol. 138, Part 2: ... Indonesia - a giant astir, by C. A. Fisher. The "Christian Topography" and the Kingdom of Axum. The search for the Nile sources, by Dorohy Middleton.
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$5

61484
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 138, Part 3

London. 1972. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 138, Part 3, September 1972. Edited by L. P. Kirwan. XIV (advertisements), 281-409 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 4 plates with 8 b/w photos and 1 folded map in colour "Elephant Island". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15..
Vol. 138, Part 3: ... The Future of Oil, by H.R. Warman. Expedition to Elephant Island, by Malcolm Burley. The voyage of the "Terra Nova", by A. G. E. Jones. Land Navigation for travellers and small expeditions, by D. N. Hall.
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$5

54336
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 139 - 1973 (in 3 parts)

London. 1973. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 139, issues Part 1 (February 1973) to Part 3 (October 1973). Edited by Sir Laurence KIRWAN. XXXIV (advertisements), 610 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 139. Parts 1 & 3: The Musandan (Northern Oman) expedition 1971-72, by N. L. Falcon, P. F. S. Cornelius, D. South & C. Vita-Finzi.
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$40

61486
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 140, Part 1

London. 1974. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 140, Part 1, February 1974. Edited by L. P. Kirwan. X (advertisements), 181 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 6 plates with 2 maps and 7 b/w photos and 1 folded plate (figures 6 & 9). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15..
Vol. 140, Part 1: A visit to the Red River and the Saskatchewan, 1861, by Dr. John Rae. Sea Level changes in North-West England, by M. J. Tooley. ...
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$5

54337
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 141 - 1975 (in 3 parts)

London. 1975. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. 141, issues Part 1 (March 1975) to Part 3 (November 1975). Edited by Sir Laurence KIRWAN. XXXVI (advertisements), 538 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 141. Part 1: For Galapagos Islands, by P. R. Grant. Part 2: Thomas Baines 1820-1875, by Helen Luckett. Part 3: Captain William Smith and the discovery of the New South Shetland, by A. G. E. Jones.
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$40

61488
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 143, Part 2

London. 1977. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 143, Part 2, July 1977. Edited by L. P. Kirwan. XI (advertisements), 171-372 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 10 plates with 1 document and 14 b/w photos and portrait of Queen Elizabeth. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15..
Vol. 143, Part 2: Royalty and the Royal Geographical Society, by Sir Duncan Cumming. ... Deep drill holes in the Ocean Floor, by A. S. Laughton. ..
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$5

61489
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 143, Part 3

London. 1977. Royal Geographical Society. November 1977. Edited by Sir Lawrence Kirwan. X (advertisements), 373-529, (8 contents) PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 8 plates with 9 b/w illustrations. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15..
Vol. 143, Part 2: Coastal conservation in France, by A. Guilcher & A. Moign. ... Behaim, Martellus and Columbus, by Arthur Davies.
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$5

54339
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 145 - 1979 (in 3 parts)

London. 1979. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Edited by Prof. R.F. PEEL. Vol. 145, issues Part 1 (March 1979) to Part 3 (November 1979). XXVIII (advertisements), 548 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 145. Part 1: The Bahrein surface materials resources survey, by D. Brunsden, J. C. Doornkamp and D. K. C. Jones. Part 2: The Thames Barrier project, by R. W. Horner.
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$40

60455
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 146 - Part 1 - 1980

London. 1980. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 146, Part 1, March 1980, edited by Prof. R.F. PEEL. VI, 163 PP with tables and figures, plus 24 plates with 57 b/w photos. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 146. Part 1 - Pages 1 to 50: Geomorphology of the Mulu Hills, Sarawak, by M.M. Sweeting et al. Pages 51 to 93: Journey to the Gilf Kebir and Uweinat, Southwest Egypt, 1978, by Farouk El-Baz et al.
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$5

60456
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 146 - Part 3 - 1980

London. 1980. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 146, Part 3, November 1980, edited by B.H. FARMER. VIII, 347-502, (8 contents) PP with tables and figures, plus 10 plates with 19b/w photos. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 146. Part 3 - Pages 347 to 378, on the 150th Anniversary 1830-1980 of the Royal Geographical Society: Presidential address by the Lord Hunt - The Anniversary Celebrations
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$5

54341
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 147 - 1981 (in 3 parts)

London. 1981. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Edited by B.H. FARMER. Vol. 147, issues Part 1 (March 1981) to Part 3 (November 1981). XXIV (advertisements), 416 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. 147. Part 1: Our planet resources, by Gerald Manners...
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$40

61490
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 147, Part 1

London. 1981. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 147, Part 1, March 1981. Edited by B. H. Farmer. VIII (advertisements), 142, (2) PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15..
Vol. 147, Part 1: Our Planet resources, by Gerald Manners.
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$5

61491
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 147, Part 2

London. 1981. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. 147, Part 2, July 1981. Edited by B. H. Farmer. VIII (advertisements), 145-280 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 4 plates with 4 stamps and 5 b/w photos. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15..
Vol. 147, Part 2: The Geographer and Society, by Peter Hall. ...
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$5

54270
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: C - 1942

London. 1942. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. C, issues No 1 (July 1942) to No. 5 & 6 (November-December 1942). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS XXII (advertisements), 287 PP, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
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$40

54271
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CI - 1943

London. 1943. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. CI, issues No 1 (January 1943) to No. 5 & 6 (May-June 1943). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS XX (advertisements), 287 PP, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CI. No. 3: Japanese operations in New Guinea, by Miss L. E. Cheesman. No. 4: Colonization of Javanese, by Wibo Peekema. No. 5 & 6: The coastal people of Kelantan and Trengganu, by Raymond Firth.
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$40

54273
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CIII - 1944

London. 1944. Royal Geographical Society. Edited by HINKS, Arthur R. Vol. CIII, issues No 1 & 2 (January-February 1944) to No. 6 (June 1944). XX (advertisements), 295, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents) PP, plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CIII. No. 4: The observations of Amundsen and Scott at the South Pole, by Arthur R. Hinks.
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$40

54274
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CIV - 1944

London. 1944. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. CIV, issues No 1 & 2 (July-August 1944) to No. 5 & 6 (November-December 1944). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XIV (advertisements), 223 PP, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CIV. Nos. 1 & 2, 3 & 4: A geographical introduction to the history of Central Asia, by K. de B. Codrington.
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$40

54277
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CVII - 1946

London. 1946. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. CVII, issues No 1 & 2 (January-February 1946) to No. 5 &6 (May-June 1946). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XXII (advertisements), 281 PP, (1 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), II (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CVII. No. 1 & 2: Ancient Arabia, explorations in Hasa, 1940-1941, by P. B. Cornwall. No. 3 & 4: The Arctic Flights of Aries, by Wing Commander D. C. McKinley, Wing Commander K. C. Maclure and Wing Commander R. Winfield.
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$40

54292
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXV - 1950

London. 1950. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. CXV, issues No 1-3 (January-March 1950) to No. 4-6 (April-June 1950). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XX (advertisements), 280 PP, (4 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CXI. No. 1-3: The expansion of Japan (Part I), by Charles A. Fisher. The voyage of the raft Kin-Tiki, by Thor Heyerdahl... No. 4-6: The expansion of Japan (Part II), by Charles A. Fisher. The growth of the Australian Iron and Steel Industry, by N. R. Wills...
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$40

54295
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CXVIII - 1952 (in 4 parts)

London. 1952. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. CXVIII, issues Part 1(March 1952) to Part 4 (December 1952). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLVI (advertisements), 532 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CXVIII. Part 3: The survey of India since the Second World War, by Brigadier G. F. Heaney. The First Voyage of Amerigo Vespucci, by A. Davies ... Part 4: The voyage of Discovery II, 1950-51, by H. F. P. Herdman.
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$40

54301
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXII - 1956 (in 4 parts)

London. 1956. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. CXXII, issues Part 1(March 1956) to Part 4 (December 1956). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLVI (advertisements), 554 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CXXII. Part 4: On the character of Captain James Cook,, by J. C. Beaglehole. Problems of development in New Guinea, by O. H. K. Spate.
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$40

54317
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXV - 1959 (in 4 parts)

London. 1959. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. CXXV, issues Part 1 (March 1959) to Parts 3- 4 (September-December 1959). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XXXI (advertisements), 502 PP, (6 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CXXV. Part 1: The Survey of South Georgia, 1951-7, by Duncan Carse. New Zealand after Twenty Years: A geographer's view, by Kenneth B. Cumberland. Part 2: Ibn Battutah 's Andalusian Journey, by H. T. Norris. Parts 3-4: The Antarctic Voyage of M.V. Thala Dan, 1958, by Phillip Law.
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$40

54318
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXVI - 1960 (in 4 parts)

London. 1960. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. CXXVI, issues Part 1 (March 1960) to Part 4 (December 1960). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XLI (advertisements), 580 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CXXVI. Part 2: Darwin as a Traveller, by Sir Charles Darwin. Part 3: A Hydrographic Survey Unit in British Antarctica, by C. J. C. Wynne-Edwards. Part 4: Captain Alexander Maconochie, by Gerard Ward.
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$40

54320
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXVIII - 1962 (in 4 parts)

London. 1962. Royal Geographical Society. Annual edition. Vol. CXXVIII, issues Part 1 (March 1962) to Part 4 (December 1962). Edited by L.P. KIRWAN. XL (advertisements), 600 PP, (8 contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps (some in colour). Original soft cover. Foxing. Very good. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. CXXVII. Parts 1, 2 & 3: The Bindibu Expedition: exploration among the desert aborigenes of Western Australia, by Donald F. Thomson.
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$40

61513
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 1

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXIX, No. 1, January 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VIII (advertisements), 80 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 8 plates with 10 b/w photos. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXIX - No. 1: Explorations in Garhwal around Kamet, by F.S. Smythe. The small-scale maps of the ordnance survey, by Brigadier H. S. L. Winterbotham. The Purcell source of the Kootenay river.
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$10

61514
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 2

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXIX, No. 2, February 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VIII (advertisements), 81-160 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 8 plates with 15 b/w photos and a large folded map in colour "Mnyera Ruaha". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXIX - No. 2: The Basin of the River Parana, by W.S. Barclay. Railway Development in Tanganyika Territory, by Brigadier E. M. Jack. The Head Waters of the Mnyera Ruaha, by Michael A. Unwin Heathcote.
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$10

61515
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 3

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXIX, No. 3, March 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 161-256 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 10 plates with graphs, 2 plans & 15 b/w photos and a large folded map "Surveys and Soundings of the R.R.S. Discovery II, 1929-30". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXIX - No. 3: The Basin of the River Parana (continued), by W.S. Barclay. Speeches at the unveiling of the Shackleton Memorial. The Voyage of the R.R.S. Discovery II, by Dr. Stanley Kemp. Tidal Observations on the Great Barrier Reef expedition, by Michael Spender.
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$10

61516
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 4

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXIX, No. 4, April 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 256-352 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 12 plates with 21 b/w photos and 2 large folded maps in colour "Eastern Karakoram" / "East Africa Lakes". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXIX - No. 4: A Journey to the glaciers of the Eastern Karakoram, by Professor Giotto Dainelli. The Lakes of Kenya and Uganda, by Dr. E. B. Worthington. The Lötschental, by J. F. Unstead. The Livingstone - Stanley Memorials in Africa, by Captain C. H. B. Grant.
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$10

61520
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXX, No. 3

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXX, No. 3, September 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VIII (advertisements), 193-272 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 8 plates with 1 map & 16 b/w photos and a large folded map in colour "Bakhtiari Country". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXX - No. 3: The Bakhtiari Country, South-Western Persia, by J. V. Harrison. Akpatok Island, by Hugh Clutterbuck.
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$10

61521
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXX, No. 5

London. 1932. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXX, No. 5, November 1932. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VIII (advertisements), 369-464 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 12 plates with 2 sketches and 18 b/w photos and 2 large folded maps in colour "Kharga Oasis". Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
No. 5: The Prehistoric Geography of Kharga Oasis (Lybian Desert), by G. Caton-Thompson & E. W. Gardner.
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$10

61470
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXI, No. 2

London. 1933. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXI, No. 2, February 1933. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VIII (advertisements), 97- 192 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 20 plates with 33 b/w photos. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXXI - No. 2: Great routes of the Sahara, by HRH Prince Sixte of Bourbon. The Land of the Terbus, by Joseph F. Rock. Kharga Oasis, by H.J.L. Beadnell.
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$10

61473
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXII, No. 1

London. 1933. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXII, No. 1, July 1933. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. VIII (advertisements), 96 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 24 plates with 4 maps / plans and 29 b/w photos, and a folded map in colour of Peru at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXXII - No.1: Geographical work of H.R.H. the late Duke of the Abruzzi, by Professor Giotto Dainelli. Professor J. W. Gregory's expedition to Peru, 1932, by A.V. Coverley-Price. Mount Everest expedition.
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$10

61479
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXIV, No. 2

London. 1934. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXIV, No. 2, August 1934. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 97-200 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 8 plates with 20 b/w photos and 1 folded map in colour "Ullswater Area" at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXXIV - No. 2: The Oxford University Expedition to Spitsbergen 1933, by A. R. Glen.
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$10

61480
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXIV, No. 4

London. 1934. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXIV, No. 4, October 1934. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 281-368 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 18 plates with 25 b/w photos and 1 folded map in colour "Karakoram and Turkistan" at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXXIV - No. 4: The Karakoram and Turkistan Expedition of 1929-1930, by Dr. Ph. C. Visser.
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$10

61481
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXIV, No. 5

London. 1934. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXIV, No. 5, November 1934. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XII (advertisements), 369-464 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 14 plates with 24 b/w photos and 2 folded maps in colour "Tibet" and "New Guinea" at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol.LXXXIV - No. 5: The Himalaya east of the Tsangpo, by F. Kingdom Ward. The Central Ranges of the Mandated Territory of New Guinea, by E. W. P. Chinnery. Mapping the Purari Plateau, by K. L. Spinks.
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$10

54258
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXVI - 1935

London. 1935. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXVI, issues No 1 (July 1935) to No. 6 (December 1935). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. LXVI (Advertisements), 580, PP (2 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), VIII (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
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$40

54259
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME LXXXVII - 1936

London. 1936. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXVII, issues No 1 (January 1936) to No. 6 (June 1936). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. LXVIII (Advertisements), 587 PP, (3 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), VIII (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. LXXXVII No. 3. Pages 222 to 225: The Wahgi river valley of Central New Guinea, by K.L. Spinks. Pages 226 to 262: The Central Highlands of New Guinea, by Michael Leahy.
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$40

54260
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME LXXXVIII - 1936

London. 1936. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. LXXXVIII, issues No 1 (July 1936) to No. 6 (December 1936). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. LXXIV (Advertisements), 603 PP, (3 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), VIII (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. LXXXVIII - No.1: Variations in behaviour of the Peru Coatal Current, by E. R. Gunther. No. 2: Living with the people of Malekula, by T. H. Harrisson. No. 3: Living in Esperitu Santo, by T. H. Harrisson. No. 4: The New Hebrides people and culture, by T. H. Harrisson. Atchin twenty years ago, by John W. Layard.
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$40

54262
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME XC - 1937

London. 1937. Royal Geographical Society. HINKS, Arthur R. Vol. XC, issues No 1 (July 1937) to No. 6 (December 1937). LVIII (Advertisements), 605, (3 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), VIII (contents) PP, plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
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$40

54269
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCIX - 1942

London. 1942. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCIX, issues No 1 (January 1942) to No. 5 & 6 (May-June 1942). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS XXIV (Advertisements), 294 PP, (2 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCIX. No. 2: Recent development in the Netherlands-Indies, by Dr. G. H. C. Hart...
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$40

54267
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCV - 1940

London. 1940. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCV, issues No 1 (January 1940) to No. 6 (June 1940). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS L (Advertisements), 492 PP, (2 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), VIII (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCV - No. 3: Two unexplored islands of Dutch New Guinea: Waigeu and Japen, by L. E. Cheesman. No. 5: The Irrawaddy River, by L. Dudley Stamp.
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$40

61464
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVII, No. 1

London. 1941. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCVII, No. 1, January 1941. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. IV (Advertisements), 72 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 10 plates with 25 b/w photos and a folded plate in colour "South-East coast of Ellesmere Island" at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCVII - No. 1: Coastal Makran, by J.V. Harrison. Structure and Glaciers Ellesmere Island, by Robert Bentham. Venezuela in 1940 (Part I), by A. E. Gunther.
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$5

61467
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVII, No. 5

London. 1941. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCVII, No. 5, May 1941. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. IV (Advertisements), 273-336 PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 14 plates with 1 map and 36 b/w photos and 1 folded plate "Railways in the Balkan Peninsula" at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCVII - No. 5: Railways in the Balkan Peninsula, by S. H. Beaver. The structure of a Temperate Glacier, by Gerald Seligman.
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$5

61468
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVII, No. 6

London. 1941. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCVII, No. 6, June 1941. Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. IV (Advertisements), 337-408, VIII (contents) PP with figures (drawings, maps, sketches), plus 12 plates with 7 maps and 24 b/w photos and 3 folded plates at rear of Journal. Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCVII - No. 5: The Berbers of Eastern Algeria, by George H. T. Kimble. Map Projections and Sun Compasses. Billefjord and Sassenfjord, West Spitsbergen, by W. G. V. Balchin.
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$5

54268
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVIII - 1941

London. 1941. Royal Geographical Society. Vol. XCVIII, issues No 1 (July 1941) to No. 5 & 6 (November-December 1941). Edited by Arthur R. HINKS. XXIV (Advertisements), 310 PP, (2 index to maps, illustrations and diagrams), VII (contents), plus plates with b/w photos and maps in colour (some folded). Original soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 15.5.
Vol. XCVIII. No. 1: Fonuafo'o or Falcon Island, by F. R. Charlton. No. 2: The discovery of Torres Strait, by A. R. Hinks. No. 4: The mountainous country at the boundary, North New Guinea, by Miss L. E. Cheesman.
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$40

64965
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND - SPECIAL JOURNAL "Centenary of Queensland 1859-1959": Vol. VI, No. 1

Brisbane. 1959. The Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Special Journal Vol. VI, No. 1, 1959. 293 PP. Hard cover, title on front board, cloth spine. Fine. 21.2 x 13.8.
16 papers read to the Society in 1958 and 1959. "The Discovery of Australia" / "Wild White Men in Queensland", by Sir Raphael Cilento. Some Reminiscences of Early Queensland, by E.C. Davies. Queensland-One Hundred Years of Defence, by Commander N.S. Pixley. The Taming of the Great Barrier Reef (lighthouses on the coast)", by Clem L. Lack. ... Tug-Boats of the Brisbane River, by A.A. Jordan.
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$50

63848
RUSSELL, Roslyn
From TREBATSCH to AUSTRALIA - Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt (in The National Library of Australia Magazine - Vol 5, No. 3, September 2013)

Canberra. 2013. National Library of Australia. Vol. 5, No. 3, September 2013. 32 PP. Contains article between pages 27 and 31 with 3 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 29.8 x 21.
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$10

32335
RUTHERFORD, David
CHARLES DARWIN: A Victim of Agoraphobia? (in Australian Natural History, Vol.23, No.6, Spring 1990)

Sydney. 1990. Australian Museum Trust. Includes article P. 464 to 469 with 6 b/w and 6 colour photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 29.2 x 21.
On the private and retired life of Charles Darwin.
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$10

39268
SACK, Celia R. (cataloguer)
THE LIBRARY OF KARL V. STEINBRUGGE - Early Exploration of the North West Coast of America and Related Voyages

San Francisco. 1996. Pacific Book Auction Galleries. 1st Ed. No pagination, 84 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 25.5 x 17.8.
Auction catalogue: Sale 97, 13 February 1996. 199 Items.
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$20

39269
SACK, Celia R. (cataloguer)
THE LIBRARY OF PRENTICE BLOEDEL - Fine Western Americana & Rare Books

San Francisco. 1996. Pacific Book Auction Galleries. 1st Ed. No pagination, 126 PP with 40 b/w and 7 colour illustrations. Soft cover, illustrated front. Fine. 25.5 x 17.8.
Auction catalogue: Sale 118, 14 November 1996. 330 Items.
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$20

43816
SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian )
LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde

Paris. 1980. Voiles / Gallimard. Reprint of the 1881 edition published by Librairie Léon Vanier, (original of 1876). (4), 212 PP with hundreds of drawings by Louis Ernest Lesage (a.k.a. Sahib). Red cloth cover, gilt title on an illustrated front cover. Near fine. 31.5 x 25.
Life on board a French warship in the 1860s. L'Incomprise sailed from Brest on the Atlantic Ocean to Toulon on the Mediterranean Sea, via Lisbon, Gibraltar, Toulon, Algiers, Canary Islands, Senegal, Rio de Janeiro, Cape of Good Hope ... India, China, Japan, New Caledonia, Tahiti and Cape Horn.
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$30

65175
SALMOND, Anne
L'ÎLE DE VENUS - Les Européens Découvrent Tahiti

Papeete. 2012. Au Vent des Îles. 1st French edition, translated from the 2009 original "Aphrodite's Island: The European Discovery of Tahiti", by Jean-Pierre Durix. 654, (2) PP with 2 maps and 52 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour plates. Pictorial stiff cover. Fine. French text. 22.6 x 15. 9782915654967
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$75

41716
SAMBROOK, G. A. (editor)
SEA VOYAGES OF EXPLORATION

London. 1950. Macmillan and Co. 1st Ed. XV, 234 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. 17.8 x 11.5.
Early Explorers: Odysseus, Phoenician, Alexander the Great in the Indian Ocean... Exploration to the Far East: Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta... The search for a Southern continent: Quiros, Dampier, Cook...
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$30

69254
SANDALL, Philippa
SEAFURRERS - The Ships' Cats who Lapped and Mapped the World

Melbourne. 2018. Affirm Press. 1st Australian edition. Preface "According to Bart". X, 245 PP with maps, photos and b/w illustrations by Ad Long. Hard cover, illustrated front and back boards. New. 19 x 14. 9781925712155
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$30

42806
SANKEY, Margaret
THE BAUDIN EXPEDITION IN PORT JACKSON, 1802: Cultural Encounters and Enlightenment Politics (in Explorations No. 31)

Melbourne. 2001. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. December 2001 (issued April 2002). Contains article from P. 5 to 36. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.7.
On the first French contacts in Australia.
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$10

65270
SARMIENTO DE GAMBOA, Pedro
MOI, GOUVERNEUR DU DETROIT DE MAGELLAN: La Première Colonisation de la Terre de Feu 1581-1584

Paris. 2001. Cosmopole. 1st edition of the 1988 Spanish original. Translated and explained by André Roussel. 219, (3) PP with b/w illustrations (3 maps, 1 chart, facsimile of signature, 3 engravings and 7 photos). Pictorial soft cover. French text. Near fine. 19 x 12.5. 2864300038
First Governor of Tierra del Fuego.
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$20

65641
SAVOURS, Ann (editor)
SCOTT'S LAST VOYAGE - Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting

London. 1975. Book Club Associates. 1st Book Club edition of the 1974 original. Introduction by Sir Peter Scott. 160 PP with 2 maps & 119 b/w photos, plus 4 pages with 4 colour photos by Ponting. Fp: Capt. Robert Falcon Scott. Hard cover, dj. Foot of spine and dust jacket bumped. Bookplate of previous owner, o/wise very good. 25.5 x 19.
The camera records of the British Antarctic Expedition of 1910-1913, Scott's last expedition, daily life on board the Terra Nova...
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$5

50922
SCAMMELL, Dr. G. V.
THE GREAT AGE OF DISCOVERY, 1400-1650

London. 1981. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. 20 PP, with lecture between P.1 and 9. Soft cover. Fine. 21.8 x 14.
Annual talk 1981. (Read 22 October 1981 at the Annual General Meeting).
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$5

44204
SCHILDER, G. G. (editor)
DE ONTDEKKINGSREIS VAN WILLEM HESSELSZ. DE VLAMINGH IN DE JAREN 1696-1697 - Deel I

The Hague, Netherlands. 1976. Martinus Nijhoff. 1st Ed., Volume LXXVIII in De Linschoten - Vereeniging series. Volume I: Met Inleiding, journaal en bijlagen. VIII, 198 PP, plus 7 plates (4 in colour) and 4 folded charts at back. Fp: Watercolor of Tristan da Cunha. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Top corner of half title page clipped, o/wise near fine. Dutch text. 25 x 16. 9024718783
Voyage of discovery by Willem de Vlamingh in the years 1696-1697: Islands of Tristan Da Cunha and Saint Paul, West coast of Australia.
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$20

20994
SCOFIELD, John
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE NEW WORLD HE FOUND [in National Geographic Magazine]

Washington. 1975. N.G.S. Volume 148, No. 5, November 1975. Contains article from P.584 to 625 with 4 maps, 9 bw and 29 colour illust. (photos by Adam Woolfitt). Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

51623
SCOTT, Captain Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE DISCOVERY - Volume II

London. 1905. Macmillan. 1st edition in the Macmillan's Colonial Library (for circulation in India and the British Colonies). Vol.II: X, 388 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Christmas camp amongst the ice-borne boulders. Rebacked copy, half bound, gilt title on spine. Outside edges: marbled. Ingleton bookplate on front endpaper. LACKS the chart of sledge journeys called for at end of Volume II. Occasional foxing. Very good. 18.7 x 12.5.
Volume II: 1902-1904. Geological observations by H.T. Ferrar. Antarctica fauna (whales, seals, birds) by Edward A. Wilson.
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$50

39339
SCOTT, Ernest
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS

Sydney. 2001. Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. 1st printing of the reissued edition of the 1914 original. Intoduction by Professor Stuart Macintyre. XX, 372 PP with 7 maps (4 on double page), plus 8 pages with 7 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 15.5. 0207197172
Biography published 100 years after his death. Interesting Appendices on Baudin 's account of Encounter Bay & Péron 's report on Port Jackson.
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$15

70459
SCOTT, Ernest
TERRE NAPOLEON - A History of French Explorations and Projects in Australia

London. 1910. Methuen. 1st Ed. XX, 296, (47 publications) PP, plus 10 b/w plates (2 of them maps on double page). Fp: Le Géographe and Le Naturaliste. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Spine lightly sunned. Slight ageing and foxing of paper, foxing spots on outside eges. A near fine copy. Scarce first edition. 22.9 x 15.5.
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$100

49151
SCOTT, Michael
THE CRUISE OF THE MIDGE

Edinburgh. 1853. William Blackwood and sons. New edition. VI, 506, (16 publications) PP. Cloth cover, decorations in blind, gilt title on spine. Hinges worn and rubbed. Spine with part missing at head. Ageing of paper. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Good. 17.5 x 11.5.
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$15

70279
SCOTT, Sir Peter / SWAN, Robert / VESILIND, Priit
THE ANTARCTIC CHALLENGE / IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF SCOTT / ANTARCTICA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 171, No.4)

Washington. 1987. N.G.S. April 1987. Includes 3 articles: pages 538 to 543, 544 to 555, 556 to 560 with 4 b/w photos and 13 colour illustrations (2 maps and 11 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Folded chart (Antarctica on recto and "Pinnipeds around the World" on recto) loosely inserted. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Other article: Seals and their kin.
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$10

61528
SEDDON, Sue
TRAVEL

London. 1991. Allan Sutton Publishing & Thomas Cook. 1st Ed. Foreword by John Julius Norwich. 158 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Fp: The Grand Palace, Bangkok. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Note at top corner of front endpaper, o/wise fine. 33.5 x 25. 0862999030
... to celebrate 150 years of Travel.
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$15

55519
SELLICK, Douglas R G (editor)
SURVIVORS: Great Open Boat Voyages

Fremantle. 2005. Fremantle Arts Center Press. 1st Ed., with a preface by Mary-Louise Williams. 299, (3) PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 15.2. 1921064188
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$20

31503
SEMENOV, Petr Petrovich
TRAVELS IN THE TIAN'-SHAN' 1856-1857

London. 1998. The Hakluyt Society. No. 189 in the Second series, edited and annotated by Colin Thomas. XLIII, 269 PP, plus 20 pages with 4 maps and 15 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180603
Travels from St Petersburg, beyond the Urals towards Lake Balkash and China.
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$10

10876
SEVERIN, Tim
THE CHINA VOYAGE

London. 1994. Little, Brown & Co. 1st Ed. (10), 317 PP with 64 drawings by Nina Kojima & Trondur Patursson, 1 map on double page and 2 plans, plus 16 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15. 0316910198
A Pacific quest by bamboo raft, to test the theory that Asian raft sailors reached the shores of America 2000 years ago.
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$25

30075
SEVERIN, Tim
THE JASON VOYAGE - The Quest for the Golden Fleece

London. 1985. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 263 PP with drawings by Trondur Patursson, plus 32 pages with 77 colour photos. Illustrated Fp. & Eps. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0091618808
Re-enactment of the voyage of a twenty-oar galley, Argo, in search of the Golden Fleece. From Greece to present day Georgia, through the Aegean Sea, the Dardanelles, the Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus, then the Black Sea.
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$15

70280
SEVERIN, Tim
RETRACING THE FIRST CRUSADE (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 176, No.3)

Washington. 1989. N.G.S. September 1989. Includes article from P.326 to 365 with 1 b/w illustrations and 31 colour illustrations (1 map, 1 location map, 4 paintings and 25 photos by Peter Essick). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

67996
SEVERIN, Tim
THE SINDBAD VOYAGE

London. 1982. Hutchinson. 1st Ed. 240 PP with 2 pages of plans of the Sohar and 14 b/w illustrations, plus 48 pages with 72 colour photos. Eps: Track of Sohar on a map of the Indian Ocean and South China Sea. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 091505607
The building of Sohar (birth place of Sindbad), the re-enactment voyage from Oman to Canton (1980-81), in the footsteps of the early Arab navigators.
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$15

68767
SEVERIN, Tim
THE SPICE ISLANDS VOYAGE: In Search of Wallace

London. 1997. Little, Brown & Co. 1st UK edition. (XII), 267 PP with 1 map on double page, 1 plan of the Prahu Kalulis "Alfred Wallace", and 76 b/w illustrations by Leonard Sheil (4 from photographs, & 16 head pieces), plus 16 pages with 35 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0316881759
A journey amongst the "Spice Islands" of Indonesia on board a Prahu (traditional native sailing vessel), in the steps of Alfred Wallace, the English Naturalist.
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$30

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

Washington. 1992. N.G.S. 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.
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$15

35031
SEVERY, Merle
THE WORLD OF SÜLEYMAN THE MAGNIFICENT (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 172, No.7, 1987)

Washington. 1987. N.G.S. Volume 172, No. 7, November 1987. Contains article from P.552 to 601 with 1 folded map, and 44 colour illustrations by James L. Stanfield. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$5

46865
SHARDLOW, Ross H.
The East Indiaman BATAVIA - Print

Perth. c. 1980. Perth Building Society. Frameable b/w print by West Australian Marine Artist Ross Shardlow. Near fine. 45.5 x 57.8
The East Indiaman Batavia, 600 ton flagship of the VOC (Dutch East India Company), under sail. She was wrecked on the Abrolhos Islands on June 4, 1629..
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$10

67613
SHARP, Andrew (editor)
DUPERREY'S VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND IN 1824

Wellington. 1971. Alexander Turnbull Library. 1st Ed. 125 PP, plus 1 folded map, 6 b/w plates, and 1 large folded chart at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a rubbed around edges and cloth cover has a little shelf wear on bottom edges, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 15.7.
Accounts & illustrations from Duperrey's visit in La Coquille with details of Maori & European life in New Zealand in 1824.
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$20

46978
SHELVOCKE, George
A VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD

Amsterdam. 1971. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1726 original. No. 71 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (10), XXXII, (4), 468 PP, plus 4 b/w plates (2 folded) and 1 folded map at back. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 9060720911
A Voyage Round the World by the Way of the Great South Sea, Perform'd in the Years 1719, 20, 21, 22, in the Speedwell of London,...
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$60

31203
SHOPLAND, Robert (editor)
FREIGHTER TRAVEL HOLIDAY GUIDE

London. 1992. Waterway Productions. Supplement to the January 1992 issue of Ships Monthly. 16 PP with 7 b/w photos and 4 pages of advertising material. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.5 x 20.
Travel on cargo freighters.
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$10

64255
SIDES, Hampton & MILLER, Peter
POLAR SAGA (in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 215, No. 1)

Washington. 2009. National Geographic Society. Volume 215, No. 1, January 2009. 154 PP. Contains 2 articles "1,000 days in the Ice" and "Chasing Nansen's Ghost", pages 108 to 119 with 5 b/w photos and 1 map in colour and pages 120 to 129 with 8 colour illustrations (1 map and 7 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.
Fridtjof Nansen and his three-year expedition (1893 - 1896) on board "Fram", across the Arctic Ocean.
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$5

30290
SINCLAIR, Keith V.
LAPLACE IN NEW ZEALAND, 1831

Waikanae, NZ. 1998. Heritage Press. 1st edition with a foreword by John Dunmore. Translated with Introduction and Notes by Keith V. Sinclair. 155 PP with 11 b/w plates, notes, bibliography & index. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0908708459
The French expedition led by Captain Laplace on the Corvette Favorite during his circumnavigation.
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$10

70666
SKELTON, R. A.
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - After two hundred years

London. 1976. British Library. Reprint of the 1979 original. 32 PP, plus 2 plates in colour and 24 b/w plates with 29 illust. Fp (in colour): Medallion portrait of Captain James Cook. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0714103829
Cook, the man (a commemorative address delivered in July 1968 before the Hakluyt Society).
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$20

61864
SKELTON, R. A.
EXPLORERS' MAPS - Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery

London. 1960. Routledge and Kegan Paul. 2nd impression of the 1958 original. XII, 337 PP (glossy paper) with 219 figures (charts, maps, engravings & paintings, and 1 b/w photo). Fp (in colour): H.M.S. Racehorse in the ice north of Spitsbergen, 10 August 1773. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dedicatory note on front endpaper, dated 24 January 1966 and signed by the author. Near fine. 25.5 x 19.
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$75

13449
SKELTON, R. A. (editor)
CHARTS & VIEWS DRAWN BY COOK AND HIS OFFICERS AND REPRODUCED FROM THE ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPTS

London. 1955. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., in The Journals of Captain James Cook on his Voyages of Discovery. VIII PP, plus 58 plates (charts and views in pen-and-ink, with occasional use of wash or watercolour), contained in a folder. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, protecting jacket (sliding). Few foxing spots on the 8 pages of text, inside of the folder. Repaired jacket lightly soiled. Some of the plates with minute creases or closed tears. A nice copy. 39.5 x 26.5
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$300

15672
SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster
THE EMPRESS OF CHINA

Philadelphia. 1984. Philadelphia Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. XVIII, 331 PP with 71 b/w illust. & head-pieces. Eps: Passage of the ship Empress of China, New York - Canton. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 25.4 x 17.7. 0913346098
Voyage of the first USA vessel which initiated trade with the Chinese. Sailed from New York Harbour 22/02/1784, returned mid-May 1785.
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$15

42096
SMITH, Ronald Bishop
THE FIRST AGE OF THE PORTUGUESE EMBASSIES, NAVIGATIONS AND PEREGRINATIONS TO THE ANCIENT KINGDOMS OF CAMBAY AND BENGAL (1500-1521)

Bethesda, Maryland, USA. 1969. Author. 1st Ed. 155 PP, plus 2 folded maps of Cambay and Bengal. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine and front cover. Ex library copy with a neat and discreet cancellation stamp at top of page 3, on top outside edge, and gilt numbers on spine. An otherwise near fine copy. 23.2 x 15.8.
Kingdoms of Diul (Sind), Cambay and Malwa, on the Arabian sea. Kingdom of Bengal and the city of Gaur.
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$25

69744
SMYTH, Terry
NAPOLEON'S AUSTRALIA

Sydney. 2018. Ebury Press / Penguin. 1st Ed. XII, 318, (2) PP, plus 16 pages with 6 b/w and 22 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 23.2 x 15.4. 9780143787280
The incredible story of Bonaparte's secrert plan to invade Australia
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$40

62539
SMYTHE, Mrs S. M.
TEN MONTHS IN THE FIJI ISLANDS

Oxford & London. 1864. John Henry and James Parker. 1st Ed, with a Preface, an Introduction and Appendix by Colonel W. J. Smythe. X, XVIII, (II), 282 PP with 4 engraved maps (2 folding) by Arrowsmith, 4 chromolithographs, 6 tinted wood-engraved plates, & 3 wood-engraved text illustrations. Fp (in colour): Levuka on the island of Ovalau. Green cloth covers, gilt title on spine. Light shelf wear of covers with a few small rubs. Front endpaper split at gutter. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents clean and a near fine copy. Scarce. 23 x 15.
An important account in the form of 20 letters covering the voyages, islands, people ... Coaling Station on Rapa Iti (Oparo). Mrs. Smythe accompanied her husband, Colonel Smythe who was sent to Fiji to study the area and report to the British Government on the suitability of establishing a protectorate there.
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$200

54226
SOEJONO, R. P.
INDONESIA BEFORE WRITTEN HISTORY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)

Canberra. 1969. Department of Education and Science. Volume 13, No. 9, issue for September 1969. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 26 to 31 with 8 b/w photos. Soft cover. Fine. 27.2 x 20.3.
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$10

51044
SOLNICK, Bruce B., & MONFRED, Edward J. (editors)
TERRAE INCOGNITAE. The Annals of the Society for the History of Discoveries. Volume I

Amsterdam. 1969. N. Israel. Volume I: 94, (2) PP. Illustrated soft cover. Ingleton bookplate inside front cover. Fine. 25 x 17.2.
The Indies richly planted, by J. H. Parry. Foreigners in Portugal and the Policy of Silence, by Bailey W. Diffie... Science by litigation: a Cosmographic Feud, by Ursula Lamb... The role of Missionaries as Explorers in Africa, by Hildegard B. Johnson.
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$30

51045
SOLNICK, Bruce B., & STEPHENSON, Charles W. (editors)
TERRAE INCOGNITAE. The Annals of the Society for the History of Discoveries. Volume II

Amsterdam. 1970. N. Israel. Volume II: 120, (6) PP with 3 maps. Illustrated soft cover. Ingleton bookplate inside front cover. Fine. 25 x 17.2. 9060726278
Virginians on the Thames in 1603, by David B. Quinn. The French expedition to Lapland, 1736-37, by Tom B. Jones. The voyage of Esteban Gomez, from Florida to the Baccalaos, by L.-A. Vigneras. Shifting Vinland - Tradition and Myth, by Matti E. Kaups. Henry IV and the Northeast Passage to the Indies, by Robert O. Lindsay...
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$30

68896
SOMERVILLE, Janet
JANET SOMERVILLE's BOTANICAL HISTORY OF TASMANIA 1642-1820

Hobart. 2006. University of Tasmania & Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. 1st edition with a foreword by Winifred M. Curtis. Edited by Brad Potts, Gintaras Kantvilas and Jean Jarman. XXII, 233 PP with 2 tables, 19 maps and 60 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23 x 16. 9781862953420
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$60

33658
SOMERVILLE, Vice-Admiral Boyle T.
COMMODORE ANSON'S WORLD VOYAGE INTO THE SOUTH SEAS AND AROUND THE WORLD

London. 1934. Heinemann. Proof copy (without any illustrations). XVIII, 318 PP. Rebacked copy. Library stamps on half title and title page. Some foxing. Good reading/working copy. 22 x 15.
A 4 year expedition where 6 ships & nearly 2000 men set out in 1740 to annoy and distress the Spaniards. Only one ship and 145 men returned but they managed to capture the Manila Galleon.
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$20

39343
SOTHEBY'S
FINE AND IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPT, PHOTOGRAPHS AND MAPS

Melbourne. 1989. Sotheby's Australia. 1st Ed. 82 PP with 8 colour and 28 b/w illustrations. Pictorial (Birds of Australia by Gould) soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21.
Catalogue with over 330 items.
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$20

39342
SOTHEBY'S
FINE AUSTRALIAN BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPT, INCLUDING THE ORNITHOLOGICAL COLLECTION OF Mr WILLIAM RUSSELL

Melbourne. 1988. Sotheby's Australia. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 7 colour and 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21.
Catalogue with over 800 items.
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$15

39340
SOTHEBY'S
FINE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND MAPS

Melbourne. 1990. Sotheby's Australia. 1st Ed. 78 PP with 4 colour and 21 b/w illustrations. Pictorial card cover (Schip Batavia). Fine. 27 x 21.
Catalogue with over 630 items.
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$25

16435
SOULE, Gardner
MEN WHO DARED THE SEA, The Ocean Adventures of the Ancient Mariners

New York. 1976. Thomas Y. Crowell. 1st Ed. (10), 262 PP with 27 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with a small repaired tear. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.8 x 14. 0690010958
The first men who went to sea and explored the oceans.
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$15

50963
SPEKE, John Hanning
JOURNAL OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SOURCE OF THE NILE

Amsterdam. 1987. Time-Life Books. Facsimile reprint of the 1863 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. XXXII, 658, (34 publications) PP with 48 illustrations, plus 25 plates (1 map in colour and 24 illustrations) and 2 large folded maps (in colour) in rear pocket. Fp: Portrait of Captain Speke, in Dress worn in Africa. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands. All edges gilt. A 2 page publisher's sheet loosely inserted. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415023
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$25

60694
SPROD, Dan (compiler)
AUSTRALIAN LAND EXPLORATION - Catalogue of an outstanding Library on Australian Land Explorers and related topics

Hobart. 1997. Astrolabe Booksellers. 1st Ed. X, 109 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 18.
850 entries.
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$10

68859
SPROD, Dan (editor)
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND REVEALED: Flinders and Bass and their circumnavigation of the Island in the colonial sloop Norfolk 1798-1799

Hobart. 2009. Blubber Head Press. 1st edition limited to 750 copies. IX, 228, (1) PP, plus 12 pages with 22 b/w plates and 3 folded charts contained in a pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Fp: Chart of Bass's Strait with portraits of Matthew Flinders and George Bass. Case-bound, cloth cover, gilt device on front board and gilt title on spine, dj. As new. 28 x 18.5. 9780908528356
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$70

32181
SPROSTON, John Glendy
A PRIVATE JOURNAL OF John Glendy Sproston U.S.N.

Tokyo. 1968. Sophia University. Second edition (revised and reset) of the 1940 original. A Monumenta Nipponica Monograph edited by Shio Sakanishi, with a new foreword by George Alexander Lensen. XVIII, (2), 128 PP, plus 1 folded plate in colour and 19 b/w plates. Hard cover, cloth spine, gilt title on spine. Ex library copy with 1 stamp at top corner of foreword page, 1 stamp on top outside edge, and number on spine. Near fine. Scarce. 26.3 x17.3.
On board the U.S.S. Macedonian which joined the American Squadron, in Edo Bay, 7 months after the first landing of Americans in Japan, 14th July 1853.
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$20

55508
STANBURY, Myra (editor)
JOURNEYS OF ENLIGHTENMENT: French Exploration of Terres Australes

Perth. 2008. Western Australian Museum - Maritime. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Diana S. Jones. 28 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Inside covers: Species discovered and description. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26 x 24. 9781920843380
Catalogue of an exhibition held in Fremantle October 2008 to October 2009. The Age of Enlightenment - Le Siècle des Lumières, by Myra Stanbury. Rose de Freycinet and the Uranie, by Dr. Michael McCarthy. The Lapérouse Collection by Valérie Vattier.
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$10

66028
STEELE, Philip
A MARINER'S TALE

New York. 2009. Barron's Educational series, Inc. 1st US edition (juvenile). A Quarto Children's Book. 30 PP with colour illustrations and 11 fascinating flaps, plus drawer "Mariner's Chest" containing Instruction sheets for models of a "Caravel" ship, a Compass and a Telescope. All colour art works and illustrations by: Laszlo Veres, Nick Harris and Martin Sanders. Laminated pictorial covers. Fine. 26 x 26. 9780764195532
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$20

59775
STEWART, Capt. C.S.
A VISIT TO THE SOUTH SEAS IN THE U.S. SHIP VINCENNES, during the years 1829 and 1830; with scenes in Brazil, Peru, Manilla, the Cape of Good Hope, and St. Helena

New York. 1970. Praeger. Reprint of the 1831 original. Two volumes in one, in the Praeger Scholarly Reprints series. Volume I: X*, XI, 12-358 PP. Volume II: IV, 5-360 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on black vignette on spine. Signature of Professor Geoffrey Blainey (Australian Historian / Author) on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 15.
The first American naval circumnavigation. Volume I: On the "Guerrière" to Brazil, round Cape Horn & Peru, then on the "Vincennes" to the Marquesas (Washington Islands). Volume II: Tahiti/Society Islands, Sandwich Islands, Canton & Manilla, Cape of Good Hope & St. Helena.
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$40

18366
STOMMEL, Henry
LOST ISLANDS, The Story of Islands that have vanished from Nautical Charts

Vancouver. 1984. UBC Press. 1st Ed. Foreword by Rear-Admiral G. S. Ritchie. XXI, 146 PP & 1 folded map (67 x 117), with 11 b/w illust. & 23 charts (4 double page). Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.6 x 22.2. 0774802103
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$25

64833
STORRUSTEN, Erling
HURTIGRUTEN - The World's most beautiful voyage

Bergen, Norway. 2005. Hurtigruten Group. 8th English edition of March 2005. 130 PP with tables, 1 b/w photo and colour illustrations (4 charts, 2 location maps, 12 maps, 12 plans and 85 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Neaer fine. 21 x 14.8. 8299315441
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$15

30592
STRACHEY, William
THE HISTORIE OF TRAVELL INTO VIRGINIA BRITANIA (1612)

London. 1953. Hakluyt. 1st Ed., No. CIII in the Second series issued for 1951 by the Hakluyt Society and edited by Louis B. Wright and Virginia Freund. XXXII, 221 PP, plus 1 facsimile of manuscript and 3 folded maps. Fp: A page from the Princeton manuscript. Blue cloth cover with only light wear and a small bump, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.5 x 15.5.
Short dictionary of the Indian Language used within the Chessiopiok Bay (P. 174 to 207).
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$25

53346
SWINSON, Cyril (compiler)
TWENTY TALES OF THE SEA - A Mixed Cargo

London. 1949. Adam & Charles Black. Reprint of the 1942 original. 154 PP, plus 8 colour plates. Fp (in colour): Fritz of the Swiss Family Robinson tries the new kayak. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Lacks free fly of front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 20.7 x 14.5.
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$10

54594
TAILLEMITE, Etienne
BOUGAINVILLE IN TAHITI

Paris. 1972. Société des Océanistes. 1st Ed. Dossier No. 14 in the Dossiers Tahitiens series. 32 PP with 1 chart of the track by Bougainville to the island of Tahiti, and 39 b/w illustrations with captions in French and English. Pictorial soft cover. Staples removed. Near fine. 19 x 14.
The call of the French explorer Bougainville to what he named New Cythera.
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$20

59817
TASMAN
ABEL JANSZOON TASMAN'S JOURNAL of his discovery of Van Diemens Land and New Zealand in 1642 with documents relating to his exploration of Australia in 1644 being photo-lithographic facsimiles of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague with an English translation and facsimiles of original maps to which are added life and labours of Abel Janszoon Tasman by J.E. Heeres, LL. D. Professor at the Dutch Colonial Institute Delft and observations made with the compass on Tasman's voyage by Dr. W. van Bemmelen Assistant-Director of the Royal Meteorological Institute Utrecht

Los Angeles. 1965. N. Kovach. Reprint of the 1892 original edition by Frederik Muller. Edition limited to 225 copies. (X), 198 PP with photo-lithographic facsimiles of Tasman's original journal (53 pages with illustrations), (2), 164 PP containing the text of the life of Tasman by Heeres, with a sketch map and facsimile signature of Tasman, appendices from P.129 to 163 printed on 2 columns in English & Dutch, then (2), 22 PP with Bemmelen's observations with 2 illustrations, (1 errata). Plus 5 folded maps in pocket at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine copy, inscribed by the publisher Nicholas Kovach on front endpaper. Large format: 44 x 29.
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$1250

70811
TASMAN, Abel Janszoon
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA (24 November 1642)

Hobart. 1985. A. B. Caudell, Government Printer. Facsimile reprint of the 1942 original, in a limited edition of 3000 copies. This copy is one of the 250 hard bound copies with a preface by Robin Gray, Premier of Tasmania. (6) 43, (7), (1 colophon) PP with portrait of Abel Janszoon Tasman, c. 1650, his signature and a photo of the Bass Strait Flagship "Abel Tasman" plus 2 folded charts. Fp (in colour): The Hon. R. T. Gray, Premier of Tasmania. Eps: Sketch of anchorage of Heemskirk & Zeehaen (with Dutch Flag in colour). Hard cover, half bound in morocco, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front board. Short tear (< 1 cm) on buckram of front cover. Newspaper clipping from "The Mercury, 21-11-1985, loosely inserted. Near fine. 27.4 x 19.4. 0724622241
Extracts from the Journal of Abel Janszoon Tasman (from translation of the original manuscript in the Colonial Archives at The Hague, by Professor J.E. Heeres) and facsimiles of original maps.
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$55

64737
TAVIANI, Paolo Emilio
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO, Genius of the Sea

Roma. 1992. Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. Reprint of the 2nd edition of 1991. 94 PP. Pictorial soft covers with a crease on the back cover, o/wise near fine. 20 x 12.
Published by the "Comitato Nazionale per le Celebrazioni del V Centenarion della scoperta dell' America".
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$10

56068
TAYLOR, A. Carey, WINKS, Robin W. & KUGLER, Richard C.
THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC, Image and Reality - Maritime Monographs and Reports No 2

London. 1971. National Maritime Museum. Foreword by Basil Greenhill. 28 PP, plus 1 map on double page at centerfold. Pictorial soft cover. Note to Honore Forster, Australian Historian (Whaling Specialist) at top of front cover, o/wise near fine. 29.5 x 20.8.
3 papers read at a symposium held at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich on 7th November 1970: Charles de Brosses, the man behind Cook - Getting to know the beau sauvage - The penetration of the Pacific by American whalemen in the 19th century.
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$25

45498
TAYLOR, E. G .R. (editor)
THE TROUBLESOME VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN EDWARD FENTON 1582-83

Cambridge. 1959. Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. Publication 113 of Hakluyt Society second series. LVII, 333 PP with 2 sketch maps & 4 figures, plus 15 bw plates. Fp:The promoter of Fenton's voyage: Robert Dudley, Earl of Leicester. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Spine of dust jacket sunned. Signature of previous owner on front endpaper. Foxing spots on outside edges and dust jacket, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.5.
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$15

42429
TAYLOR, Fitch W.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD , AND VISITS TO VARIOUS FOREIGN COUNTRIES, IN THE UNITED STATES FRIGATE COLUMBIA; ATTENDED BY HER CONSORT THE SLOOP OF WAR JOHN ADAMS AND COMMANDED BY COMMODORE GEORGE C. READ (two volumes bound into one)

New-Haven & New York. 1846. H. Mansfield & D. Appleton. 5th edition. Volume I: 318 PP with 9 illustrations, plus 1 b/w plate (with tissue guard). Fp:Bombarding of Muckie, on the Malay coast. Volume II: 332, 2 PP with 10 illustrations, plus 1 colour plate (with tissue guard). Fp: Reasons Glory: The Present Emperor of China.. Rebacked copy retaining most of the original cloth (rubbed and worn), decorated boards in blind, gilt title on sunned spine. Complete. Foxing throughout. Very good. 20.5 x 13
From Hampton Roads on 6th of May 1838 to 9th of June 1840 off Cape Hatteras. Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Malaya, China... Call in Honolulu October 1839. Return via Valparaiso and Rio de Janeiro..
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$85

40024
TAZIEFF, Haroun
SOUTH FROM THE RED SEA

London. c.1965. The Travel Book Club. Reprint of the original published by Lutterworth Press. 213 PP with 3 maps and 6 figures, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22.3 x 14.2.
Exploration in the Red Sea with Cousteau on the Calypso, as well as regions of the Rift Valley of the African continent.
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$10

49283
TEONGE, Henry
THE DIARY OF HENRY TEONGE, Chaplain on board H.M.'s Ships Assistance, Bristol, and Royal Oak 1675-1679

London. 1927. George Routledge & Sons. 1st Ed., in the Broadway Travellers series. Transcribed from the original manuscript and edited with an Introduction and Notes by G. E. Manwaring. X, 318 PP, (4 publications), plus 8 b/w plates. Fp: H.M.S. Assistance. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on a lightly sunned spine. Light foxing, o/wise very good. 22.8 x 14.5.
First voyage to the Barbary coast with calls at Aleppo, and Skanderun (Alexandrette). Second voyage in the Eastern Mediterranean.
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$15

44563
TERRY, Martin
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS (in Signals No. 61)

Sydney. 2002. Australian National Maritime Museum. No. 61, December 2002-February 2003. 40 PP. Contains article from P. 10 to 12 with 5 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.
The voyages of the great 19th-century French explorer Dumont d'Urville.
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$10

51165
TERRY, Martin
REMEMBERING COOK (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XVI, No. 6, March 2006)

Canberra. 2006. N.L.A. Volume XVI, No. 6, March 2006. Contains article between P. 3 and 6 with 2 b/w and 3 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.
The numerous sites dedicated to Captain Cook.
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$5

35352
TEYSSIER, Paul (editor)
VASCO DE GAMA - La relation du premier voyage aux Indes (1497-1499)

Paris. 1998. Editions Chandeigne. 1st Ed., in Collection Magellane Poche, introduced, annotated and translated in French by Paul Teyssier. 123, (3) PP with 1 map, 2 charts and 3 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Faint foxing. Fine. Small format: 17.5 x 11.3. 290646242X
Anonymous account (credited to Alvaro Velho), of the first voyage to India by Vasco da Gama.
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$15

70587
THINARD, Florence
EXPLORERS' BOTANICAL NOTEBOOK: In the Footsteps of Theophrastus, Marco Polo, Linnaeus, Flinders, Darwin, Speke and Hooker

Richmond Hill, Ontario. 2016. Firefly Books. 1st English edition (1st printing). Translated from the French original "L'herbier des explorateurs" by Barb Collishaw. Foreword by Frédéric Lisak, Christina Harrison and Michel Robert. 175 PP with 68 portraits of the Botanical Explorers, b/w and colour illustrations, including 70 colour plates photographed by Yannick Fourie (61 from Herbarium at Kew and 9 from Herbarium at Montpellier). Pictorial laminated boards. As new. 35 x 22. 9781770857636
... as well as Jussieu, Commerson, La Pérouse, de la Billardière...
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$70

46680
THOMAS, Nicholas
DISCOVERIES. The Voyages of Captain Cook

London. 2003. Allen Lane. 1st Ed. XXXVIII, 468 PP with 6 head pieces (on double page), 9 maps (3 on double page) and 54 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. A few light foxing spots on outside page edges, o/wise fine. 24.2 x 16. 0713995572
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$15

15219
THOMAS, Pascoe
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH-SEAS

Amsterdam. 1971. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of the 1745 original. No. 72 in the Bibliotheca Australiana. (18), 348, 39 (appendix) PP. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Bookplate of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5. 906072092X
Original title "A True and Impartial Journal of a Voyage to the South-Seas and Round the Globe in His Majesty's ship the Centurion, Under the Command of Commodore George Anson, 1740-1744".
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$40

70454
THOMAS, Sarah (editor)
THE ENCOUNTER, 1802: Art of the Flinders and Baudin Voyages

Adelaide. 2002. Art Gallery of South Australia. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ron Radford. 228 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial boards. Fine. Scarce. 30 x 24.5. 0730830055
Published to accompany the exhibition. Contents: Ferdinand Bauer, William Westall, Charles-Alexandre Lesueur and Nicolas-Martin Petit.
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$125

15593
THOMSON, George Malcolm
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE

New York. 1972. William Morrow. 1st US Ed. X, 358 PP with 7 maps in text plus 16 pages with 18 plates (2 on double page). Fp: Portrait of Sir Francis Drake from the miniature by Nicholas Hilliard. Eps: Mappemonde with Drake's route. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Note to previous owner on FFEP, o/wise very good. 24 x 16.
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$15

45610
THOMSON, George Malcolm
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE

London. 1972. Secker & Warburg. 1st Ed. X, 358 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 18 plates (2 on double page). Fp: Portrait in colour of Sir Francis Drake from the miniature by Nicholas Hilliard. Eps: Mappemonde with Drake's route. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket with repaired tears. Top corner of half title page clipped. Very good. 24.2 x 15.5. 436520494
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$10

53696
THROCKMORTON, Peter (editor)
HISTORY FROM THE SEA: Shipwrecks and Archaeology. - From Homer's Odyssey to the Titanic

London. 1987. Mitchell Beazley Publishers. 1st Ed. 240 PP with b/w & colour illustrations (maps, graphs, paintings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 29.7 x 23.5. 0855336145
Story of underwater archaeology examining the human history over 4000 years. Chapter 7: Eastern Horizons (Arab Dhows, by Stephen Rogers. Chinese Junks, East Indiamen , by Jeremy Green)...
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$15

53168
THROWER, Norman J. W. (Editor)
THE THREE VOYAGES OF EDMOND HALLEY IN THE PARAMORE 1698-1701 - Volume II

Glasgow. 1981. Hakluyt Society. Volume 157 Second Series. Vol. II: 3 folded charts in portfolio. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0904180026
Halley's first two voyages were to test his geomagnetical theories and the third voyage to investigate tidal phenomena.
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$10

10229
THROWER, Norman J. W. (Editor)
THE THREE VOYAGES OF EDMOND HALLEY IN THE PARAMORE 1698-1701 (in two Volumes)

Glasgow. 1981. Hakluyt Society. Second Series, Volumes 156 & 157. Vol. I: 392 PP, plus 14 pages with b/w. Fp: Edmond Halley (1657-1742). Vol. II: 3 folded charts in Portfolio. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 22.5 x 14. 0904180026
Halley's first two voyages were to test his geomagnetical theories and the third voyage to investigate tidal phenomena.
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$20

71254
TILEY, Robert
AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATORS - Picking up Shells and Catching Butterflies in an Age of Revolution

Sydney. 2002. Kangaroo Press. 1st Ed. XI, 244 PP with 29 head pieces, 8 charts and 17 maps, plus 8 pages with 15 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Repaired tear on FFEP, signs of old water damage on lower margin of verso of front cover and first 6 pages and last 18 pages (not affecting text). An otherwise near fine copy. 23.5 x 18. 0731811186
De Surville, Du Fresne, Saint Allouarn, Bougainville, Cook, Lapérouse, Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, Baudin, Matthew Flinders...
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$20

69019
TILEY, Robert
THE LAST VOYAGE OF HMS BEAGLE - (in Australian Heritage, No. 17)

Brighton, Victoria. 2009. Hallmark Editions Pty Ltd. Issue No. 17, Summer 2009. Contains article between P. 62 and 67 with 3 b/w and 4 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.9 x 21.2.
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$10

64247
TIME-LIFE
ILLUSTRATIONS accompanying THE SEAFARERS (the 22 volumes series)

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. European English language edition . Illustrated envelope containing 9 colour plates: 4 "sea chart / maps" and 5 illustrations of "Sailing Ships of the High Seas". Fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.
Maps: "Southeast Asia", (1558) - "Africa", (1608) - "America, to Cape Horn", (1617) - Sea chart: "Southeast England / Belgium", (1693). Sailing Ships: Brigantine - Sloop - Naval Sloop - Man-o-war.
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$10

67747
TIME-LIFE
SAILING SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS - Illustrations accompanying "The Seafarers series"

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. 1st European English language edition. Special folder with 5 plates: 1 b/w plate Sailing Ships of the High Seas with sketches and details of the 4 colour plates. Fine. Oblong: 22 x 28.
Sailing Ships: Brigantine - Sloop - Naval Sloop - Man-o-war.
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$5

64600
TIME-LIFE
TIME-LIFE: THE SEAFARERS series (in 22 volumes)

Amsterdam. 1979 to 1981. Time-Life Books. 1st or 2nd printing of the European English language edition . 22 volumes, a total of 3872 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Together with 4 charts and 4 illustrations of Sailing Ships. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. A few volumes few with lightly sunned spines. Occasional foxing. Near fine. Sold as a set. 28.7 x 24.
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$175

65781
TODD, A. L.
ABANDONED - The Story of the Greely Expedition 1881-1884

New York. 1961. McGraw-Hill Book Company. 1st Ed. Introduction by Vilhjalmur Stefanson. XX, 323, (3) PP with 2 maps and 2 b/w photos, plus 12 pages with 17 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj with a few chips. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 21.8 x 15.
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$20

31842
TOM D., JOUSTRA E., WIJN J.J.
THE NETHERLANDS AND AUSTRALIA - Two Hundred Years of Friendship

Amsterdam. 1988. Otto Cramwinckel. 1st Ed. 143 PP with 89 b/w & 12 colour illust. Fp: Coat of Arms of Netherlands. Title-page: Coat of Arms of Australia. Hard cover, dj. With Compliments from Nedlloyd Lines slip loosely inserted. Fine. 24.2 x 21.3. 9071894053
Discovery - Early trade with the Dutch East Indies - Alliance during World War Two - Emigration to Australia - Shipping lines - Air services ...
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$30

46645
TOMLINSON, H. M.
TIDEMARKS: Some Records of a Journey to the Beaches of the Moluccas and the Forest of Malaya, in 1923

London. 1945. Cassell. 3rd reprint of the Pocket edition of 1928 (original of 1924). 318 (2) PP. Cloth cover, dj. War economy paper. Near fine. 17.6 x 11.5.
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$10

63820
TRAUE, J. E. & GRIFFITH, Penelope (editors)
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XVII

Wellington. 1984. Alexander Turnbull Library Endownent Trust. Vol. 17, No. 1 (May 1984) & No. 2 (October 1984). 122, (2) PP with b/w illustrations. Soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.5 x 15.5.
No. 1: Jacques Grasset de Saint-Sauveur, by R. D. J. Collins.
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$15

69067
TRIEBEL, L. A. & BATT, J. C.
FRENCH EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA, with Special Reference to Tasmania

Hobart. c. 1957. Government Printer. 1st Ed. 94 PP, plus 12 pages with 5 maps or charts & 12 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14.
Marion du Fresne, La Pérouse, D'Entrecasteaux, Baudin, Dumont d'Urville,..
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$20

32153
TURNER, W. J. (editor)
BRITISH ADVENTURE

London. 1947. Collins. 1st Ed., in the Britain in Pictures Guinea volumes series. Introduction by Nigel Tangye. 324 PP with 120 b/w illustrations, and 48 colour plates. Cloth cover, gilt device and title on spine, dj (price clipped). A little light foxing, mostly on prelims and on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 23 x 16.5.
British Merchant Adventurers, by Maurice Collis. British Polar explorers, by Admiral Sir Edward Evans. British Seamen, by David Mathew...
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$25

41710
ULLMAN, James Ramsey
MAN OF EVEREST - The Autobiography of Tenzing

London. 1956. The Reprint Society Reprint of the 1955 original published by George G. Harrap. 320 PP, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Stamp of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13.
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$5

71330
UN PERE MARISTE (MAYET, R. P. Claude)
AUGUSTE MARCEAU, Capitaine de Frégate, Commandant de l'Arche d'Alliance (in 2 Volumes)

Paris. 1891. René Haton. New edition. Vol. I: (4), VIII, 350 PP. Fp: Portrait du Commandant Marceau. Vol. II: (4), 360 PP. Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, raised bands and gilt title on spines with only minimal wear. Slight ageing of paper on outside edges and margins of pages. French text. Near fine. Scarce. 18 x 12.
Missionary work in the South Pacific, by this retired Officer of the French Navy, (reign of Louis-Philippe I).
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$120

36749
UPTON, Joe
JOURNEYS THROUGH THE INSIDE PASSAGE - Seafaring Adventures along the Coast of British Columbia and Alaska

Anchorage. 1994. Alaska Northwest Books. 3rd printing of the 1992 original. 189, (3) PP with 7 maps and 33 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 0882403664
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$15

30253
VAN DER LITH, P. A.
NEDERLANDSCH OOST-INDIË, beschreven en afgebeeld voor het Nederlandsche Volk (in two volumes)

Leiden. 1893 & 1894. E. J. Brill. 1st Ed. Volume I: VIII, 548 PP, plus 15 b/w plates and 1 folded map of Groot-Atjeh (repaired). Fp: Ronggengs (in colour). Volume II: VIII, 544 PP, plus 9 b/w plates and 6 colour plates. Fp: Wajang-Poppen en maskers (in colour). Marbled endpapers. Half bound, marbled boards, gilt title on spine. Top edge gilt. Both rear endpapers starting at gutters, small piece missing to vignette with title on spine of Volume I, top of back hinge of Volume II cracked on 2 cm. Dutch text. Occasional light foxing. A very good clean set of a scarce item. 25 x 18.
Story of the Netherlands East Indies told for the Dutch people. Volume I: The Land. Volume II: Brief history of Dutch Indonesia.
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$150

41204
VAN LOON, Hendrik Willem
THE ROMANCE OF DISCOVERY - Being an Account of the Earliest Navigators and the Discovery of America

New York. 1917. Carlton House. 1st juvenile edition. 128 PP with 1 b/w and 59 coloured delightful drawings by the author. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with closed tears and pieces missing, o/wise near fine internally. 25.8 x 19.
A short history of discovery from the earliest times to the founding of colonies on the American continent.
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$30

31601
VAN SINDEREN, Adrian
A VOYAGE THROUGH THE AZURE SEAS

New York. 1958. Privately printed by Yale University Press. Limited edition to 725 copies. 170, (2) PP with 150 b/w and colour illust., plus large folded map of the Mediterranean Sea in pocket at back of book. Cloth cover, gilt map on front cover, gilt title on spine, plain slipcase. Faint foxing. Near fine. 26 x 17.5..
Voyage covering all the shores of the Mediterranean Sea.
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$20

15559
VAUGHAN, Thomas, CROWNHART-VAUGHAN, E. A. P. & PALAU DE IGLESIAS, Mercedes
VOYAGES OF ENLIGHTENMENT, Malaspina on the Northwest Coast 1791/1792

Portland, Oregon. 1977. Oregon Historical Society. 1st Ed. VIII, (2), 62 PP with 46 b/w illustrations (maps, paintings, plans,...). Fp: Alejandro Malaspina. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.7 x 20.5. 0875950582
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$10

36814
VILLAIN-GANDOSSI, Christiane, DURTESTE, Louis & BUSUTTIL, Salvino (editors)
MEDITERRANEE, MER OUVERTE (in two volumes)

Malta. 1997. International Foundation / Commission Française d'Histoire Maritime. 1st Ed. Volume I: 510, (2) PP with tables, 3 maps, 10 sketches, 13 engravings and 13 b/w photos. Volume II: 513 to 942 PP with 3 maps and 10 graphs. Pictorial card covers (small bump on top corner of Tome I. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. French text. 23.5 x 16. 9990998302 & ... 10
Vol. I: 16th to 18th century. Vol. II: 18th and 20th century. 69 papers (2 in English, 2 in Spanish and 65 in French) presented at the International Seminar on Mediterranean Sea, Open Sea held in Marseille in September 1995.
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$50

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

Washington. 1957. National Geographic Society. Volume CXII, No. 5, Nov. 1957. Includes article from P.627-674 with 1 map and 2 insets, 10 b/w and 25 colour photos. Soft cover, spine worn. 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.
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$10

18686
VILLIERS, Alan
MAGELLAN. A Voyage into the Unknown Changed Man's Understanding of his World (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 149, No.6, June 1976)

Washington. 1976. N.G.S. June 1976. Contains article between pages 720 and 753 with 2 maps, 1 b/w and 30 colour Illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
Magellan and the first voyage around the world.
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$10

40546
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic

London. 1957. Museum Press. 1st Ed. XI, 12-288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23 x 15.5.
From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.
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$20

37688
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic

London. 1957. Museum Press. 1st Ed. XI, 288 PP with 2 maps, plus 8 pages with 18 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Green cloth cover, gilt title on white vignette on spine. Vignette on spine partly faded, old watermark on top and front edge. Very good reading copy. 23 x 15.5.
From the earliest navigators to the conquest by air.
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$10

15726
VILLIERS, Alan & STANFIELD, James L.
IN THE WAKE OF DARWIN'S BEAGLE (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 136, No.4)

Washington. 1969. National Geographic Society. October 1969. Contains article from P. 449 to 495 with 5 maps, 1 b/w portrait of Darwin and 36 colour photos by James L. Stanfield. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.
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$10

70839
VINCENT, Thierry
An EXPLORATION of the FATE of the AUSTRALIAN and TASMANIAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTIONS brought back by the BAUDIN EXPEDITION (in Explorations No. 63)

Melbourne. 2017. ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. Summer 2017-2018. 108 PP. Contains article between pages 3 and 25 with 1 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.2 x 14.5.
Other article: (pages 26 to 52), The Adventurous Life of Juliette Lopès-Rastoul-Henry, by Yannick Lageat & Les Hetherington.
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$15

44711
VIOLA, Herman J. & MARGOLIS, Carolyn (editors)
SEEDS OF CHANGE - A Quincentennial Commemoration

Washington. 1991. Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st paperback edition. 278 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Title spread: Map of the western Atlantic. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Very good condition. 30.5 x 22.8. 1560980362
1992: five hundred years in the Americas since the 1492 voyage of Columbus.
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$10

65299
VON CHAMISSO, Adelbert
THE ALASKA DIARY OF ADELBERT VON CHAMISSO, Naturalist on the Kotzebue Voyage 1815-1818

Anchorage, Alaska. 1986. Cook Inlet Historical Society. 1st edition in the Cook Inlet Historical Society Publications series. Translated from the German, with an Introduction and Notes by Robert Fortuine, with the Editorial Assistance of Eva R. Trautmann. (8), 69, (3) PP with 16 b/w illustrations (1 facsimile of the title page of the 1856 edition, 1 map, 2 charts, 1 photo and 11 drawings). Pictorial soft cover. Light sunning of spine. Name of previous owner on half title page. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7.
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$15

46973
Von LANGSDORFF, Georges H.
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE WORLD DURING THE YEARS 1803, 1804, 1805, 1806 AND 1807 (In Two Volumes)

Amsterdam. 1968. N. Israel. Facsimile reprint of 1813 original. Nos. 40 & 41 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume I: XXI, (3), 362, (6 Index) PP, plus 16 b/w plates (2 musical scores). Fp: Portrait of the author. Volume II: (8), 386, (6 Index) PP, plus 1 folded map & 5 b/w plates. Fp: View of Russian settlement at Oonalaska. Simile vellum with gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Bookplate on front endpaper. Foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 26 x 21.
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$125

19265
VOYAGES
SAILINGS OVER THE GLOBE: or, The Progress of Maritime Discovery

London. 1850. John Cassell. Two volumes bound in one, in the "Cassell's Library". 144 PP and 144 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover. Gilt decorations and title on spine sunned and worn. Some pages badly cut/opened. Occasional foxing. Very good. 17.5 x 11.
Volume I: The East and the West - Rise and progress of navigation - Early discoveries of the Portuguese - Vasco da Gama... The four voyages of Columbus, Cortez and Mexico, Pizarro and Peru. Volume II: The South and the North - Commodore Byron - Captain Wallis - Voyages of Captain Cook - Polar exploration.
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$45

63517
WALDMAN, Michael
PLANET USTINOV - Following the Equator with Sir Peter Ustinov

London. 1998. Simon Schuster. 1st Ed., with an epilogue by Sir Peter Ustinov. 256 PP with 6 b/w photo and colour illustrations (8 maps with 1 insert and 210 photos). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 20.5. 0684819759
Travels (a century later) in the footsteps of Mark Twain: Hawaii, Kiribati, Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, India, Mauritius & South Africa.
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$10

54468
WALLACE, Lee
SEXUAL ENCOUNTERS: Pacific Texts, Modern Sexualties

Ithaca, N.Y. 2003. Cornell University Press. 1st Paperback edition. XI, (3), 175 PP with 10 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. New. 22.8 x 15.2. 080148832X
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$25

22252
WALLIS, Mary
LIFE IN FEEJEE, OR, FIVE YEARS AMONG THE CANNIBALS

Ridgewood, N.J., USA. 1967. The Gregg Press. Reprint of the 1851 original. XV, 16-423 PP, plus 1 folded chart with the Fiji, Samoa and Tonga archipelagoes. Decorated cloth cover. Fine. 23.8 x 15.5.
5 years (1844-1849) wandering about the Islands and in Fiji, with her husband, in command of the bark Zotoff.
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$50

60657
WALTER, Richard (compiler)
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, in the years 1740, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1744, by George Anson, Esq., afterwards Lord Anson

London. c. 1840. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. Reprint. XVI, 374 PP with 18 text illustrations, plus 1 large folded chart (repaired tear). Fp: Dreadful storm, Strait of Le Maire. Quarter bound. Front board detached, otherwise complete. Bookplate on front endpaper. In need of repair. Foxing. Very good. 16.5 x 11.
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$25

53371
WARD, R. Gerard (editor)
AMERICAN ACTIVITIES IN THE CENTRAL PACIFIC 1790-1870, A history, geography and ethnography pertaining to American involvement and Americans in the Pacific taken from contemporary newspapers, etc. - Volume 5

Ridgewood, N.J., USA. 1967. The Gregg Press. 1st Ed. Vol. 5: XIII, 578 PP with 41 illustrations, plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Man of the New Hebrides. Decorated cloth cover. Ex library copy, with library stamp (in blind) on title page and page 37, and withrawn stamp on outside edges. Very good. 26.5 x 17.5.
Vol. 5: Entries for Namoluk to Pingelap. 23 on Nauru (34 pages), 10 on New Caledonia (16 pages). 4 on New Guinea (34 pages)... 16 on Nuku Hiva, Marquesas ( 45 pages
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$35

52310
WATELET, Marcel (editor)
GERARD MERCATOR COSMOGRAPHE, le temps et l'espace

Antwerp. 1994. Fonds Mercator Paribas. 1st Ed. Foreword by Hugo Weckx, and preface by Maurice Wollecamp. 445, (3 colophon) PP with b/w and colour illustrations, including 4 folded plates. Fp: Portrait anonyme de Gérard Mercator. Eps: Canevas pour la construction d'un portulan. Cloth cover, gilt device (Brass Compass) on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Illustrated slip case (an astrolabe). French text. Fine. 33 x 25.3. 9061533147
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$125

55291
WATSON, Philip (editor)
GRAND CANAL, GREAT RIVER: The Travel Diary of a Twelfth-Century Chinese Poet

London. 2007. Frances Lincoln Ltd. 1st Ed. Introduction and Commentaries by the translator Philip Watson. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: map of the route of Lu You 's journey on the Grand Canal and the Yangzi River. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16.5.
Travel between July and December,1170, of Chinese poet Lu You.
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$25

55581
WAUGH, Alec
THE SUGAR ISLANDS: A Collection of Pieces written about the West Indies between 1928 and 1953

London. 1958. Cassell. 1st Ed. XII, 13-319 PP with 1 map of the Caribbean Sea on double page. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with closed tears and a lightly sunned spine. Faint foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Very good. 21.8 x 14.5.
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$10

20966
WAWN, Andrew (editor)
THE ICELAND JOURNAL OF HENRY HOLLAND, 1810

London. 1987. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed., No. 168 in the Second series. XVIII, 342 PP with 1 portrait, 3 maps, and 26 field drawings and maps by Henry Holland. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180220
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$10

60645
WEATHERFORD, Jack
INDIAN GIVERS - How the Indians of the Americas transformed the World

New York. 1990. Fawcett Columbine. Reprint (4) of the 1988 original. X, (2), 272, (2) PP with 17 b/w illustrations (headpieces). Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper. Signature of previous owner on half-title page, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.5. 0449904962
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$5

57645
WEBER, Michael, CUTTER Donald C. & PALAU DE IGLESIAS, Mercedes
THE MALASPINA EXPEDITION "In the Pursuit of Knowledge ..."

Santa Fe. 1977. Museum of New Mexico Press. 1st Ed. Introduction by Richard Polese. 42 PP with b/w illustrations (4 maps and 51 illustrations), plus 8 pages with 1 map, 8 b/w and 9 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Covers lightly rubbed, o/wise fine. 27.8 x 21.5. 0890130906
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$15

51024
WEBER, Thérèse & WATSON, Jeanie (editors)
COOK'S PACIFIC ENCOUNTERS: The Cook-Forster Collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen

Canberra. 2006. National Museum of Australia. 1st Ed., with an introduction by Craddock Morton. XIV, 110 PP with 2 maps in colour (Pacific voyages of Captain Cook, and Polynesian migration routes), b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Folded flyer for exhibition and photocopy of press review loosely inserted. Fine. 21.5 x 24. 1876944471
Catalogue of the exhibition held at the National Museum of Australia: 22nd June to 10 September 2006, together with 3 essays. Cook's voyages to the Pacific by Michelle Hetherington. Pacific cultural heritage: the Göttingen Cook-Forster collection by Brigitta Hauser-Schäublin & Gundolf Krüger. Collecting from the Collectors: Pacific islanders and the spoils of Europe, by Jennifer Newell.
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$45

60704
WEEN, Jodie & MUIR, Janet (compilers)
Catalogue of the LAITH REYNOLDS COLLECTION - No. 145: Australiana, Art, Travel, Natural History, Exploration, Mining

Perth. 2009. Robert Muir Old & Rare Books. 1st Ed. 136 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
710 items
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$20

60705
WEEN, Jodie & MUIR, Janet (compilers)
Catalogue of the LAITH REYNOLDS COLLECTION - No. 146: Maps, Atlases & Related Books

Perth. 2009. Robert Muir Old & Rare Books. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 147 colour illustrations (136 of charts, maps and plans, and 11 of books). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.
373 items
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$25

37068
WHEELER, Sir Mortimer (editor)
SWANS HELLENIC CRUISES - Handbook for 1971 Cruises

London. August 1970. W. F. & R. K. Swan (Hellenic) Ltd / The Hellenic Travellers Club. 10th Ed. of the 1962 original. 326 PP with 1 page with photos of coins, 4 pages with drawings and 104 maps & plans. FEP: Map of Greece, Turkey and Cyprus. REP: Map of Western Mediterranean and map between Turkey and Egypt. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 26 x 20.7.
Notes for the would be traveller: History, Greek deities, Heroes... Greek Architecture, Greek Sculpture... Countries from Algeria, Bulgaria... to Syria, Turkey...
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$15

18924
WHITE, Michael & GRIBBIN, John
DARWIN, A Life in Science

New York. 1995. Dutton. 1st US Ed. XIII, 322 PP with 3 family trees. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0525940022
Portrait of the man, and of his scientific contributions.
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$10

39016
WHITFIELD, Peter
MAPPING THE WORLD - A History of Exploration

London. 2000. Folio Society. Reprint with some new material of the 1998 "New Found Lands: Maps in the History of Exploration", published by The British Library. 264 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Half title page: Navigators using a compass. Title spread: World map by Martin Waldseemüller, 1507. Eps: The North Atlantic by Jan Van Doetecum, c. 1594. Cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover, gilt title on spine, illustrated slipcase (America, by Willem Blaeu). Near fine. 30 x 23.7.
Exploration in the Ancient World. The Lure of the East, 1250-1550. The New World, 1490-1630. The Pacific and Australia, 1520-1800. The Continents Explored, 1500-1900. Postscript: Exploration in the Modern World.
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$45

48214
WHYMPER, Edward
SCRAMBLES AMONGST THE ALPS IN THE YEARS 1860-69

Amsterdam. 1984. Time-Life Books. Facsimile reprint of the first edition of 1871, in the Classics of Exploration series. XVIII, (2), 432 PP with 90 illustrations in text, plus 5 folded maps (1 in colour) at end of book, and 21 b/w plates. Fp: Fog-bow seen from the Matterhorn. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands. All edges gilt. A 2 page publisher's sheet loosely inserted. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 705415058
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$20

63886
WILL, Captain John Baxter
TRADING UNDER SAIL OFF JAPAN: The recollections of Captain John Baxter Will, Sailing Master & Pilot

Tokyo. & Tallahassee, Fl. 1968. Sophia University & The Diplomatic Press. Edited with a Historical Introduction by George Alexander Lensen. XVI, 190 PP, plus a woodcut frontispiece, 2 plates and 4 folded plates (1 in colour). Fp: John Baxter Will's bookplate. Decorated endpapers. Cloth cover, vignette on spine with gilt title. Misbound copy with 8 pages blank. Pages 130, 131, 134, 135, 138, 139, 142 & 143 with photocopy of pages tipped in. Occasional foxing. Very good reading copy. 27 x 18.5.
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62725
WILLIAMS, Glyn
ARCTIC LABYRINTH - The Quest for the Northwest Passage

London. 2009. Allen Lane. 1st Ed. XX, 440 PP with 8 maps and 9 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: Map of Davis Strait to Bering Strait. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 9781846141386
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$20

37749
WILLIAMS, Glyn
THE PRIZE OF ALL THE OCEANS - The Triumph and Tragedy of Anson's Voyage Round the World

London. 2000. HarperCollins. 1st Paperback edition of the 1999 original. XXII, 264 PP with 2 graphs, 4 maps and 35 b/w illustrations. Fp: Commodore George Anson. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 19.6 x 13. 0006531784
Voyage of 1740 to 1744.
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$10

57935
WILLIAMS, Glyn
VOYAGES OF DELUSION - The Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason

London. 2003. HarperCollins. 1st paperback edition of the 2002 original. XX, 467 PP with 8 maps and 51 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook. Pictorial soft cover. Few marginal annotations or scoring. Good reading copy. 19.7 x 12.8. 0006532136
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$5

42908
WILLIAMS, Glyn
VOYAGES OF DELUSION - The Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason

London. 2002. HarperCollins. 1st Ed. XX, 467 PP with 8 maps and 51 b/w illustrations. Fp: Captain James Cook. Eps: Chart of Hudson Bay, by c. Middleton, 1743. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 0002571811
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$5

57636
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr
THE GREAT SOUTH SEA: English Voyages and Encounters, 1570-1750

New Haven, USA. 1997. Yale University Press. 1st Ed. XV, 300 PP with 4 maps and 42 b/w illust. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Name of previous owner on title page. Fine. 24 x 16. 0300072449
The world encompassed: Drake and his Successors. Dampier's explorations and writings... Anson's circumnavigation.
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$15

51002
WILLIAMS, Maslyn
FACES OF MY NEIGHBOUR. Three Journeys into East Asia

Sydney. 1979. Collins. 1st Ed. 312 PP. Hard cover, dj. Print smudge in margin of verso of half title page. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 21.6 x 14. 02164353
Philippines. Japan. Korea.
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$15

21574
WILLIAMSON, James A. (editor)
THE CABOT VOYAGES AND BRISTOL DISCOVERY UNDER HENRY VII, with the Cartography of the Voyages by R. A. Skelton

Cambridge. 1962. The Hakluyt Society. 1st Ed. No. CXX in the Second series. XVI, 332 PP with 12 sketch maps, plus 1 map of the North Atlantic and 14 b/w plates. 1 errata slip loosely inserted. Fp: Folded World map of Juan de La Cosa, 1500. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj. Dust jacket with with light foxing and sunned spine and a small closed tear. A near fine copy. 22.5 x 15.
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$50

11703
WILSON, Bruce
COLONIAL IDENTITIES - Canada from 1760 to 1815

Ottawa. 1988. National Archives of Canada. 1st Ed., in Records of Our History series. XII, 236 PP with 113 b/w and colour reproductions of archival records (maps, engravings, paintings ..). Eps: Seal hunting. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22.2. 0660126664
The period of war and uncertainties which shaped modern Canada.
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$25

55583
WILSON, David M.
THE VIKINGS AND THEIR ORIGINS. Scandinavia in the First Millenium

London. 1972. Book Club Associates. Reprint of the 1970 original published by Thames and Hudson. 144 PP with 15 colour and 94 b/w illustrations. Fp: Post in the form of an animal head. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.6 x 15.
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$5

71374
WILSON, Derek
THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED - Drake's Great Voyage 1577-1580

London. 1998. Allison & Busby Ltd. 1st paperback edition of the 1977 original. XIV, 240 PP with 9 maps and 66 b/w illustrations. Fp: Sir Francis Drake. Soft cover, pictorial front. Spine lightly sunned & faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.3. 9780749003227
Published to celebrate the 400th anniversary of one of the greatest exploits accomplished by an Englishman.
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$15

51457
WILSON, James
A MISSIONARY VOYAGE to the Southern Pacific Ocean 1796-1798

New York. N.D. c.1968. Frederick A. Praeger. Facsimile reprint of the 1799 original, with an introduction by Irmgard Moschner. XIX*, (XII), C, 420 PP, plus 7 folded maps, and 7 b/w plates (6 folded). Hard cover (simile vellum). Dust jacket has a closed tear on fold of front flap and is plastic protected. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.6 x 16.5.
A missionary voyage to the Southern Pacific Ocean performed in the years 1796, 1797, 1798, in the Ship Duff commanded by Captain James Wilson.
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$50

20933
WINTER, Heinrich
DIE KOLUMBUSSCHIFFE VON 1492

Bielefeld. 1980. Verlag Delius, Klasing & Co. 1st Ed. 67 PP with 36 figures and 12 plates. Title page: model of a ship from Catalogna. Fp: Santa Maria. (This copy lacks the 6 folded plans called for on title page). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Very good. German text. 24.5 x 17.5. 3768802256
The ship used by Columbus in 1492.
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$5

48551
WINTON, John
SIR WALTER RALEGH

New York. 1975. Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. 1st US edition. 352 PP with 100 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 19 colour plates. Title-page: Bark Ralegh, built by Ralegh, renamed Ark Royal. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Occasional foxing. Very good. 25.3 x 19.5. 698106482
Soldier (France, Ireland, Low Countries), explorer to North & South America, raids against Cadiz and the Azores, twice arrested, his execution.
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$15

70978
WOOD, Frances
THE SILK ROAD

London. 2004. The Folio Society. 3rd printing of the 2002 original. 270 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title spread (in colour): Lady Wen-Chi's departure from China - see image. FEP: Map of the Silk Road in Central Asia. REP: Map of the Silk Road (Eastern Mediterranean Sea to China). Covers bound in silk, gilt decorations on covers by Neil Packer, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 26 x 19.
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$35

64915
WOODING, Jonathan
THE VIKINGS

Sydney. 1998. Lansdowne Publishing Pty Ltd. Reprint of the 1997 original. 160 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine, gilt title. Fine. 21.5 x 14 1863025235
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$10

49233
WRIGHT, Arnold
EARLY ENGLISH ADVENTURERS IN THE EAST

London. 1917. Andrew Melrose. 2nd edition in November 1917 of the April 1917 original. 331 PP. Cloth cover with light wear around edges (small bumps), title on front cover and spine. Faint foxing. A near fine copy. 22 x 15.
Dawn of Empire: Drake's, Cavendish... Eastern Trade... India, Bengal...
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$30

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

New York. 1970. Atheneum. 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.
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$15

68231
WYMER, Norman
GREAT EXPLORERS

London. 1962. Oxford University Press. Reprint of the 1956 original, in the "Lives of Great Men and Women", series II. (4), 256 PP with b/w illustrations (8 maps, 8 portraits, charts, drawings, paintings and photos). Cloth cover. Stamp of "Devonport Maritime Museum & Historical Society" on front endpaper. Very good. 19 x 12.5.
Christopher Columbus ... Captain James Cook ... Sir John Franklin ... Captain Scott ...
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$15

49299
YOUNG, Filson
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE NEW WORLD OF HIS DISCOVERY, A Narrative (Volume II)

London. 1906. E. Grant Richards. 3rd edition. Volume II: X, 400 PP, plus 2 folded maps in colour and 6 b/w plates with tissue guard. Fp: Christopher Columbus. Cloth cover, crest on front cover, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Spine sunned and rubbed at head. Ex library copy with library plate pasted down on front endpaper and black mark on spine. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. A very good reading copy. 22.7 x 16.5.
2nd, 3rd and 4th (last) voyages to the Americas. With a note on the Navigation of Columbus 1st voyage by the Earl of Dunraven.
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$15