Maritime Books

Voyages of Exploration

Last update: 27 November 2023

53293
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History -- Volume 15, No. 1
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1993. 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).

65077
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE - Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 21, Nos. 1 & 2
$20.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Adelaide. 1999. 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.

68785
AAMH
FRENCH EXPLORATION - Special Issue of THE GREAT CIRCLE, Volume 39, No. 2, 2017
$40.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth, W.A. 2017. 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.

70388
AAMH
THE GREAT CIRCLE: Journal of the Australian Association for Maritime History - Volume 19, No. 1 - 1997
$10.00 AUD

The Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1997. 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.

65316
ACOSTA, Jose Juan Suarez, LORENZO, Felix Rodriguez & PADRON, Carmelo L. Quintero
CONQUISTA Y COLONIZACION
$20.00 AUD

Centro de la Cultura Popular Canaria. Santa Cruz de Tenerife. 1988. 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

36694
ALAUX, Jean-Paul (editor)
MAGELLAN - Le Premier Voyage Autour du Monde par le Navire La Victoire, d'après le Récit de Antoine Pigaphetta
$150.00 AUD

Editions du Galion d'Or. Paris. 1925. 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.

61574
ALEXANDER, Caroline
SOUTH POLE RACE (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2011. 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.

70281
ALEXANDER, Caroline
SOUTH POLE RACE: AMUNDSEN vs SCOTT (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 220, No.3)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 2011. 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.

67463
AMALFI, Carmello & The West Australian
BRAWL OVER WHO KEEPS RARE COIN / The French First Europeans to Claim Australia (in The West Australian)
$20.00 AUD

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.

50306
ANDERSON, Isabel
FROM CORSAIR TO RIFFIAN
$30.00 AUD

The Riverside Press. Cambridge, Mass. 1927. 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.

45093
ANDREWS, Kenneth R. (editor)
THE LAST VOYAGE OF DRAKE AND HAWKINS
$5.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1972. 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

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.
$60.00 AUD

Ernest Benn Limited. London. 1927. 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...

74533
ANGAS, George French
SAVAGE LIFE AND SCENES IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND: Being an Artist's Impressions of Countries and People at the Antipodes (Two Volumes bound in One)
$30.00 AUD

A. H. & A. W. Reed. Wellington. c. 1968. Reprint of the 1847 original. Vol. I: XII, 340 PP with 6b/w illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Native Corrobbory. Vol. II: VIII, 280, (3 "biographical comment", by C.R.H. Taylor), (14 index) PP with 3 b/w illustrations, plus 8 b/w plates, Fp: Dapto - Illawarra, New South Wales. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a near fine copy. 22 x 14.5.

57991
ANGELL, Barbara (compiler)
VOYAGE TO PORT PHILLIP 1803
$20.00 AUD

Nepean Historical Society. Sorrento, Victoria. 1984. 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.

54236
ANGLEVIEL, Frédéric (editor)
PEDRO FERNANDEZ DE QUIROS ET LE VANUATU. Découverte mutuelle et Historiographie d'un acte fondateur. 1606
$30.00 AUD

Groupe de Recherche sur l'Histoire Océanienne Contemporaine / Délégation de la Commission Européenne au Vanuatu. Port Vila. 2007. 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...

34726
[ANONYMOUS]
MARITIME DISCOVERY AND ADVENTURE
$10.00 AUD

W. & R. Chambers. London. c.1890. 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.

74816
ANSON, Peter F.
MARINERS OF BRITTANY
$30.00 AUD

J. M. Dent and Sons Ltd. London. 1974. New edition of the 1930 original, with a 1973 foreword by Gwyn I Meirion-Jones. XVIII, 222 PP with 61 b/w illustrations (42 on full-page) by the author and 4 maps . Fp: "Terre Neuvas" at Saint-Servan. Hard cover, gilt title on a black vignette on spine. Dust jacket with rubbed patches and repaired tears, o/wise a near fine copy.. 21.5 x 17. 0460041924

Description of the seafaring Bretons: their lifestyle & traditions, beliefs.. their fishing craft.

17982
ARCHIBALD, E. H. H.
TRAVELLERS BY SEA
$10.00 AUD

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

64440
ARMSTRONG, George & VIDAL, Gore
VIDAL IN VENICE
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld and Nicholson / Channel 4 Television. London. 1987. 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

20577
ARMSTRONG, Terence (editor)
YERMAK'S CAMPAIGN IN SIBERIA - A selection of documents translated from the Russian by Tatiana Minorsky and David Wileman, and edited, with an introduction and notes, by Terence Armstrong
$10.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1975. 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, small repaired closed tear at top of half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180034

52600
AUGHTON, Peter
THE FATAL VOYAGE. Captain Cook's Last Great Journey
$15.00 AUD

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

68763
AUGHTON, Peter
THE FATAL VOYAGE. Captain Cook's Last Great Journey
$25.00 AUD

Arris Books. London. 2005. 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

74514
AUROUSSEAU, M. (editor)
THE LETTERS OF F. W. LEICHHARDT (in 3 Volumes)
$60.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society / Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1968. 1st Ed. Vol. I: XVI, 424 PP with 4 maps (1 to 4). Fp: Portrait of Leichhardt in 1847. Vol. II: V, 425-820 PP with 4 maps 5 to 8), plus 1 large folded map (figure 9). Vol. III: VI, 821-1175 PP with 2 family trees and 2 maps (10 & 11). Cloth covers, gilt decoration "Victoria" on front boards, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing, with foxing spots on outside edges. A near fine set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 22 x 15.

74743
AUSTIN, K. A.
THE VOYAGE OF THE INVESTIGATOR 1801-1803 - Commander Matthew Flinders, R.N.
$10.00 AUD

Seal Books/Rigby. Adelaide. 1968. 1st paperback edition of the 1964 original.. 223 PP with 11 line charts, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Matthew Flinders by Will Longstaff. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Spine with light creases. 3 stamps "Exchange Library", 3 lines with underlining, 6 marginal scoring (1 with an added word) and previous owner's name at tope of title-page. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good reading copy 18 x 11.5.

Explorations & adventures of the first circumnavigator of the Australian continent and the first to name it "Australia".

14701
AUSTIN, K. A. (editor)
MATTHEW FLINDERS - On the Victorian Coast April-May 1802
$20.00 AUD

Cypress Book. Melbourne. 1974. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w illust. (charts, coastal views, paintings & photos). Fp: Flinders as a boy. FEP: Aerial view of the Shire of Flinders. REP: Surveyors at work. Pictorial stiff cover. Very good. 23.8 x 18.3. 0909807132

66008
AUSTRALIA POST
Australia's Heritage in Stamps - AUSTRALIAN BICENTENNIAL COLLECTION - 1788-1988 (boxed set of 5 volumes)
$50.00 AUD

Australia Post. Melbourne. 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987 & 1988. 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.

70764
BADGER, G. M. (editor)
CAPTAIN COOK, Navigator and Scientist
$25.00 AUD

A.N.U.P. Canberra. 1970. 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 ...

20543
BADGER, Geoffrey
THE EXPLORERS OF THE PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1988. 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.

74573
BAILEY, John
INTO THE UNKNOWN - The Tormented Life and Expeditions of Ludwig Leichhardt
$30.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 2011. 1st Ed. XIV, 396, (6 publications) PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 17 b/w illustrations (7 of them portraits). Pictorial stiff covers. Signed by the author on title page. Remainder mark on bottom outside edge. Near fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 9781742610450

69251
BAIONE, Tom (editor)
NATURAL HISTORIES: Extraordinary Rare Book Selections from the American Museum of Natural History Library
$30.00 AUD

Sterling Signature. New York. 2014. 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 ....

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

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

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

44884
BALLINA MUSEUM
LAS BALSAS EXPEDITION, Ecuador - Australia
$10.00 AUD

Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum. Ballina, NSW. c. 2000. 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.

45299
BANBURY, Philip
MAN AND THE SEA - From the Ice Age to the Norman Conquest
$15.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1975. 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 ...

13762
BANQUE NATIONALE DE PARIS
EARLY FRENCH VOYAGES TO AUSTRALIA - LES PREMIERES EXPEDITIONS FRANCAISES VERS L'AUSTRALIE (A portfolio of reproductions)
$450.00 AUD

Banque Nationale de Paris. Melbourne. 1981. 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). This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote.

44071
BARBICHE, Jean-Paul, BLONDEL, Annie & RANSON, Rita (editors)
DES ODYSSEES A TRAVERS LE TEMPS - Voyages, migrations, découvertes
$100.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2002. 1st Ed. 458, (2) PP. Soft cover. Fine. 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...)

38159
BARBOUR, Philip L. (editor)
THE JAMESTOWN VOYAGES UNDER THE FIRST CHARTER 1606-1609 Volume I
$25.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1969. 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.

31575
BARKER, Felix, ROSS-MACDONALD, Malcolm & CASTLEREAGH, Duncan
THE GLORIOUS AGE OF EXPLORATION
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. New York. 1973. 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.

31506
BARR, William & WILLIAMS, Glyndwr (editors)
VOYAGES TO HUDSON BAY IN SEARCH OF A NORTHWEST PASSAGE 1741-1747 (in two volumes)
$30.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1994 & 1995. 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 rubbed, 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..

57622
BARRATT, Glynn
RUSSIA IN PACIFIC WATERS 1715-1825, A Survey of the Origins of Russia's Naval Presence in the North and South Pacific
$75.00 AUD

University of British Colombia Press. Vancouver. 1981. 1st Ed. XVIII, 300 PP with 1 map on double page, plus 12 pages with 23 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on top outside edge. Fine. 22.7 x 15. 0774801174

50499
BARRES, Alain, LAFFON, Michel, et al.
COLLOQUE LAPEROUSE ALBI, 1985 - Bicentenaire du Voyage de Lapérouse 1785-1788
$120.00 AUD

Association Lapérouse Albi - France. Albi. 1988. 1st Ed. Preface by Dr. Pierre Amalric. 464, 56, (8 program & colophon) PP with the 56 pages being the reprint of a special issue of SEH bulletin with "List of Items" collected on the wrecks and b/w illustrations (charts, maps & plans, engravings, facsimile of documents, portraits & photos), plus 28 pages with b/w illustrations (charts, maps, plans, photos and portraits). Stiff covers, pictorial front. Near fine. French text. 24 x 16. 2950264301

53 papers presented at the Seminar held in Albi on the 28th, 29th and 30th March, 1985. Copy numbered 019 on the colophon. One of the copies distributed to the attendants at this Seminar.

20135
BARRETO, Mascarenhas
THE PORTUGUESE COLUMBUS, Secret Agent of King John II
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1992. 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.

69886
BARRIE, David
SEXTANT - A Voyage Guided by the Stars and the Men Who Mapped the World's Oceans
$15.00 AUD

William Collins. London. 2015. 1st printing of the 2015 paperback edition (original of 2014). XX, 348 PP with 5 maps (4 on double page) and 9 figures (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 23 b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 19.6 x 12.8. 9780007516582

70963
BASS, Gordon
THE LAST GREAT ADVENTURER
$20.00 AUD

Ebury Press / Penguin Random House Australia. Sydney. 2017. 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.

63911
BASSETT, Marnie
REALMS AND ISLANDS, The World Voyage of Rose de Freycinet in the Corvette Uranie 1817-1820
$35.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1962. 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, label on spine with gilt title. 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).

72085
BASSETT, Marnie
REALMS AND ISLANDS, The World Voyage of Rose de Freycinet in the Corvette Uranie 1817-1820
$55.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1962. 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, gilt ttle on vignette on spine, dj. 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).

42997
BATHE, B. W.
SEVEN CENTURIES OF SEA TRAVEL, From the Crusaders to the Cruises
$15.00 AUD

Barrie & Jenkins. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 298, (1) PP with 327 b/w illustrations, and 30 colour plates pasted down.. Cloth, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. Large format: 31.7 x 28.5. 0214668118

The development of sea travel from the 14th century to the present. A splendid publication.

20620
BATHE, B.W.
SEVEN CENTURIES OF SEA TRAVEL - From the Crusaders to the Cruises
$10.00 AUD

Portland House. New York. 1990. 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.

74607
BATTERSBY, William
JAMES FITZJAMES - The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
$30.00 AUD

Dundurn Press, Ltd. Toronto. 2010. 1st North American edition. 224 PP with 2 Family Tree and 6 maps, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w illustrations (2 of them with an insert). Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. A fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 9781554887811

Captain of HMS Erebus during the ill-fated Arctic Voyage under Sir John Franklin's overall command.

21189
BAUDIN, Nicolas
LE VOYAGE AUX TERRES AUSTRALES 1800-1804
$15.00 AUD

Musée Eugène Boudin / Ville de Honfleur. Honfleur. 1996. 4 PP in the form of a newspaper with 1 map in colour, 2 b/w & 10 colour illustrations. Compiled by Ann-Marie Bergeret. French text. Fine. 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).

70561
BAUDIN, Nicolas
REFLECTIONS OF A PHILOSOPHICAL VOYAGER: Nicolas Baudin Letter to Philip Gidley King, 24 December 1802
$30.00 AUD

Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2016. 1st edition. Edited and Translated by Jean Fornasiero. 46, (2) PP. Stiff covers, illustrated front. French and English text. Fine. 23.5 x 18. 9781876154912

... Supposed claims by the French Government on Van Diemen's Land ... Relations in Sydney between the English and the Aborigines... On the name given to King Island...

70676
BAUDIN, Nicolas
THE JOURNAL OF POST CAPTAIN NICOLAS BAUDIN - 1800-1803, Commander-in-Chief of the Corvettes GEOGRAPHE and NATURALISTE
$500.00 AUD

Friends of the Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2004. 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

70824
BAUMAN, Jon
THE SOVEREIGNS AND THE ADMIRAL: A Biography of Isabel, Ferdinand and Colombus
$10.00 AUD

Epigram Press. Lufkin, Texas. 1991. 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

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

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

The successive stages of the discovery of New Zealand.

73344
BEAGLEHOLE, J. C.
THE JOURNALS OF CAPTAIN JAMES COOK ON HIS VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY (in 4 volumes and a portfolio)
$2200.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1968, 1969, 1967, 1967, 1974 & 1955. 2 reprints & 3 original editions. Volume I (Reprint of the 1955 original): CCLXXXIV, (2), 696 PP with 12 b/w illustrations in text, plus 9 folded plates (1 plan, 7 maps & 1 facsimile) and 32 pages with 35 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance, 1776. Volume II (reprint of the 1961 original): (4), CLXX, 1028 PP with 22 b/w illustrations in text, plus 2 folded maps, 6 folded plates and 52 pages with 67 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): The Resolution, by Henry Roberts. Volume III (original edition in 2 parts) - Part one: CCXXIV, 718 PP with 13 sketch maps, plus 2 folded maps, 5 folded plates and 64 pages with 75 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Captain Cook by John Webber. Part two: VIII, 721-1647 PP with 1 sketch map, plus 1 large folded map at end of volume and 10 plates with 11 b/w illustrations. Fp: Silhouette David Samwell. Volume IV (original edition): XII, 760 PP with 4 sketch maps in text, plus 1 large folded map, 3 colour plates and 30 pages with 47 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Captain James Cook by Nathaniel Dance, 1776. Top edge tinted. Portfolio "Charts & Views", edited by R.A. Skelton (original edition): VIII PP, plus 68 Charts and Views (some of them folded) drawn by Cook and his Officers. Each volume with cloth covers, gilt device on front boards, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket of Volumes I & II price clipped. Dust jacket of Volume IV with a faded spine and light insect damage on the lower part of flaps. Ageing of some of the dust jackets and a rubbed patch on Volume III (Part one). All volumes and portfolio have dust jackets and they are in plastic protective sleeves. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing, mainly on outside edges and some of the endpapers. Still a very good complete set. More images available upon request. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Volumes: 24.7 x 16.5, and Portfolio: 39.5 x 26.

Complete set published by the Hakluyt Society, Volume I: The Voyage of the Endeavour, 1768-1771, with the 1968 Addenda and Corrigenda. Volume II: The Voyage of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-1775, with 1969 Addenda and Corrigenda. Volume III: The Voyage of the Resolution and Discovery, 1776-1780, with the 1973 addendum "Cook and the Russians". Volume IV: The Life of Captain James Cook. Portfolio: "Charts & Views".

10316
BEALE, Edgar
KENNEDY OF CAPE YORK
$25.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1970. 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. A fine copy. 24 x 16.5. 0851790062

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
$500.00 AUD

Dépôt Général de la Marine. Paris. 1806. 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.

74515
BECKLER, Hermann
A JOURNEY TO COOPER'S CREEK
$50.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press & State Library of Victoria. Melbourne. 1993. 1st edition, No. 13 in the Miegunyah Press series. Translated by Stephen Jeffries and Michael Kertesz. Editor's Preface and Introduction by Stephen Jeffries. XLV, 205 PP with 9 drawings & 3 maps, plus 4 pages with 2 b/w and 2 colour illustrations and 1 large folded map tipped in on rear endpaper. Hard covers, dj. Faint foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 24.2 x 15.5 9780522844849

31785
BEEBE, William
EDGE OF THE JUNGLE
$10.00 AUD

Garden City. New York. No date, c. 1928. 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.

46311
BEEBE, William
HIGH JUNGLE
$5.00 AUD

Readers Union. London. 1952. 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.

59806
BELL, David C.
A NAUTICAL ODYSSEY - An Illustrated Maritime History from COOK to SHACKLETON
$75.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. Michiel Stevenson. 169 PP with colour illustrations by the author. Fp: The Cutty Sark homeward bound. Eps: Endeavour in drydock, hull study starboard side. Hard cover, dj. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 26.7 x 30.5. 9781742374116

31872
BELLEC, François
OCEANS DES HOMMES
$20.00 AUD

Ouest-France. Rennes. 1987. 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.

46789
BELLEC, François
LE LIVRE DE L'AVENTURE MARITIME
$15.00 AUD

Philippe Lebaud / Editions du Félin. Paris. 1995.. 1st edition, 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

63858
BERENGER, M.
COLLECTION ABREGEE DES VOYAGES FAITS AUTOUR DU MONDE - Tome Quatrième
$100.00 AUD

Lejay fils, Libraire. Paris. 1789. 1st Edition of Volume 4: 408 PP with 1 headpiece, 1 tailpiece and a frontispiece. Fp: Anson voit revenir son Vaisseau... Tinted 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).

73333
BERGER, Arthur
WUNDERWELT DER SÜDSEE
$20.00 AUD

Buchergilde Gutenberg. Berlin. 1940. 1st edition. 168, (2) PP with 1 map at rear of book, plus 40 pages with 39 b/w photos. Hard cover, illustrated front board, cloth spine. Covers with light wear around edges and in a protective sleeve. German text, gothic script. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 23.8 x 17.

Wonderful world of the South Seas.

44296
BERRILL, N. J.
JOURNEY INTO WONDER
$10.00 AUD

Victor Gollancz. London. 1953. 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.

73499
BETHUNE, Gordon & HULER, Scott
FROM WORST TO FIRST - Behind the Scenes of Continental's Remarkable Comeback
$30.00 AUD

John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1998. 1st Ed. Foreword "Letter from a customer and friend" by George Bush. 294 PP. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.8. 9780471248354

Continental Airlines.

38409
BIVAR, A. D. H. (editor)
THE TRAVELS OF IBN BATTUTA, A.D. 1325-1354 - Volume V - Index to Volumes I-IV
$20.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2000. 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. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed around edges, o/wise a fine copy. 22.3 x 14.2. 0904180670

67132
BLAINEY, Geoffrey
SEA OF DANGERS: Captain Cook and his Rivals
$20.00 AUD

Penguin Group. Melbourne. 2010. 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.

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
$35.00 AUD

SEACEX / Sociedad Estatal para la Accion Cultural de España. Madrid. 2006. 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

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'
$25.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin / National Library of Australia. Sydney / Canberra. 1987 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

58974
BLOND, Georges
GRANDS NAVIGATEURS
$20.00 AUD

Gautier-Languereau. Paris. 1974. 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.

44191
BLUNT, Wilfrid
THE GOLDEN ROAD TO SAMARKAND
$10.00 AUD

The Viking Press. New York. 1973. 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...

14692
BOMBARD, Alain
LES GRANDS NAVIGATEURS
$15.00 AUD

Presses de la Cite. Paris. 1976. 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,...).

52891
BONAPARTE, Prince Roland
NOTE sur les récents Voyages du Dr. H. Ten Kate, dans l'Amérique du Sud
$100.00 AUD

Bibliothèque du Prince Roland Bonaparte. Paris. 1886. 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. Near fine. French text. 25 x 19.

Voyage of an Anthropologist in Dutch Guyana where he arrived on 13 June 1885 at Paramaribo...

66699
BONINGTON, Chris
QUEST FOR ADVENTURE - Ultimate Feats of Modern Exploration
$15.00 AUD

Adventure Press / National Geographic Society. Washington. 2000. 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.

67432
BONINGTON, Chris
QUEST FOR ADVENTURE
$10.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1981. 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.

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
$4500.00 AUD

Chez Lattré. Paris. 1762. 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.

43282
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline, BUSTARRET, Claire & BRETON, Gérard
ETUDE CODICOLOGIQUE DES MANUSCRITS ET DESSINS DE MEDUSES DE FRANCOIS PERON ET CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR
$30.00 AUD

Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1995. 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.

61043
BONNEMAINS, Jacqueline, BUSTARRET, Claire & BRETON, Gérard
ETUDE CODICOLOGIQUE DES MANUSCRITS ET DESSINS DE MEDUSES DE FRANCOIS PERON ET CHARLES-ALEXANDRE LESUEUR
$35.00 AUD

Editions du Muséum du Havre. Le Havre. 1995. 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.

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
$265.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1988. 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.

68921
BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors)
PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome I
$110.00 AUD

Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala. Paris. 2012. 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.

68922
BONNICHON, Philippe, GENY, Pierre & NEMO, Jean (editors)
PRESENCES FRANCAISES OUTRE-MER (XVIe-XXIe siècles) - Tome II
$85.00 AUD

Académie des Sciences d'Outre-Mer / Karthala.. Paris. 2012. 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.

63733
BOOZ, Elisabeth B. & Patrick R., CLARKE, Thurston, FISHER, Ron & RAMSAY, Cynthia Russ
GREAT JOURNEYS OF THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1996. 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.

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)
$20.00 AUD

Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes. Paris. 1974. 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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

18415
BOWEN, E. G.
BRITAIN AND THE WESTERN SEAWAYS
$5.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1972. 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.

66946
BOWERMASTER, Jon
DESCENDING THE DRAGON: My Journey Down the Coast of Vietnam
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2008. 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.

55461
BOWIE, Beverley
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK OF EMPIRE (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXII, No. 5, 1957)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume CXII, No. 5, Nov. 1957. Includes article from P.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.

74945
BOWN, Stephen R.
SCURVY - How a Surgeon, a Mariner and a Gentleman solved the Greatest Medical Mystery of the Age of Sail
$15.00 AUD

Summersdale. Chichester, UK. 2003. 1st Ed. 284, (3 publications) PP with 20 b/w illustrations (including 3 maps). Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on top outside edge. Near fine. 18.8 x 13.7. 1840243570

The Mariner: Captain James Cook.

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
$75.00 AUD

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.

68117
BOYD, Alistair
ROYAL CHALLENGE ACCEPTED
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald. London. 1962. 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 ...".

54528
BRANCHI, Camillo
INSELN DER SONNE, INSELN DES GRAUENS: Kreuzfahrt im Pazifik
$10.00 AUD

Albert Müller Verlag. Zurich. c. 1941. 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.

73557
BRASSEY, Lady.
LE TOUR DU MONDE EN FAMILLE - Voyage de la Famille BRASSEY dans son Yacht le "SUNBEAM" -
$65.00 AUD

Alfred Mame & Fils. Tours. 1885. French edition translated by Richard Viot. Preface by Thomas Brassey. 414, (2 errata) PP with 78 woodcut engravings. FP: Royal Palm Avenue, Botanical Garden, Rio de Janeiro. Soft covers, title on front cover and spine. Corners of covers slightly worn, head and foot of spine lightly rubbed. Slight ageing of paper, o/wise very good. 30.2 x 21.3.

A fast circumnavigation on a screw composite 3-masted top-sail yard schooner from Sheerness on 1/07/1876 to Cowes on 26th May, 1877. First call in a South Pacific island: Hao in the Tuamotus.

68507
BRAZIER, Mark & DAVIES, Shann
VIVA MACAU !
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Hong Kong. 1980. 1st Ed. Foreword by Stanley 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.

42781
BRENNAN, Michael G.
ENGLISH CIVIL WAR TRAVELLERS AND THE ORIGINS OF THE WESTERN EUROPEAN GRAND TOUR
$5.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2002. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 15 b/w plates. Soft cover. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 0904180751

Annual lecture 2001. (Delivered at the Annual General Meeting, 26 June 2001).

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)
$25.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2004. 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.

39881
BRENT, Peter
LA SAGA DES VIKINGS
$10.00 AUD

Tallandier. Paris. 1978. 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, o/wise near fine. French text. 25.3 x 17.2. 2235006116

37481
BRIDGES, Professor P. E. H.
AN ACCOMPLISH'D TRAVELLER WILL TAKE DRAUGHTS: BARBOT'S ILLUSTRATIONS OF GUINEA
$5.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1991. 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).

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
$15.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1996. 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. Dust jacket a little rubbed around edges, o/wise a fine copy. 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.

66286
BRINKBÄUMER, Klaus & HÖGES, Clemens
THE VOYAGE OF THE VIZCAINA: The Mystery of Christopher Columbus's Last Ship
$20.00 AUD

Harcourt, Inc. Orlando, Florida. 2006. 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.

32703
BROCHADO, Costa, MARJAY, Frederico, et al.. (editors)
DOM HENRIQUE THE NAVIGATOR
$60.00 AUD

Executive Committee for the Quincentenary Commemorations of the death of the Infante Dom Henrique. Lisbon. 1960. 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...

74523
BROCK, Daniel George
TO THE DESERT WITH STURT - A Diary of the 1844 Expedition
$30.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society of Australasia, South Australian Branch. Adelaide. 1975. 1st Ed. Preface and Introduction by Kenneth Peake-Jones. XXI, 222 PP, plus 1 colour plate and 4 facsimile pages of 2 of diaries (John McDouall and Daniel Brock). Fp (in colour): Daniel Brock at Poole's Grave. Eps: Map of Sturt's Journeys. Cloth covers, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 22 x 14.5. 0909112002

73919
BRODHEAD, John Romeyn
HISTORY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK - First Period: 1609-1664
$200.00 AUD

Harper & Brothers, Publishers. New York. 1853. 1st Ed. (6), XVI, 801, 10 publications PP, plus 1 map on double page of "New Netherland", with an inset "Cahohatatea / North River". Cloth covers with shelf wear, gilt title on spine which is frayed at bottom. Old water marks on front edge of first 30 pages, and again on top edges at end of book, not affecting legibility. Some light insect damage at lower margin of pages (obvious between pages 150 to 270, and for the last 42 pages, but minute to insignificant for the rest and not affecting the text. Occasional foxing. Faint signature of previous owner on FFEP. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 24 x 16.

57087
BROWN, Anthony
MYSTERY OF THE VENUS MUTINEERS (in Australian Heritage, No. 13)
$10.00 AUD

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.

40160
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN
$30.00 AUD

Crawford House. Adelaide. 2000. 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.

64480
BROWN, Anthony J.
ILL-STARRED CAPTAINS - FLINDERS AND BAUDIN
$20.00 AUD

Fremantle Arts Centre Press. Fremantle. 2004. 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.

67414
BROWN, Warren, MATHESON, Mick & KIDBY, Lang
The Great PEKING TO PARIS Expedition
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 2005. 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".

51956
BROWNLEE, Walter
THE FIRST SHIPS ROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1976. 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.

40710
BRUNTON, Paul, EASTON, Arthur & CUMMING, Helen
MATTHEW FLINDERS - The Ultimate Voyage
$15.00 AUD

State Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 2001. 1st Ed. 36 PP with General chart of Terra Australis or Australia at centrefold, 8 b/w and 17 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21. 0731371151

Catalogue of an exhibition presented at the State Library of New South Wales in 2001.

36813
BUCHET, Christian (editor)
L'HOMME, LA SANTE ET LA MER
$25.00 AUD

Honoré Champion. Paris. 1997. 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...

50975
BUCHET, Christian (editor)
SOUS LA MER. Le Sixième Continent
$25.00 AUD

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 2001. 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 philosophers, 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...

36360
BYE, Erik
VEIEN HAR INGEN ENDE
$10.00 AUD

J. W. Cappelens Forlag. Oslo. 1976. 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.

65768
CABEZA DE VACA, Alvar Nuñez
RELATION DE VOYAGE, 1527-1537
$10.00 AUD

Actes Sud. Arles, France. 1989. 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

13840
CAMERON, Ian
LODESTONE AND EVENING STAR, The Saga of Exploration by Sea
$20.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1965. 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.

17696
CAMERON, Ian
EXPLORERS & EXPLORATION
$15.00 AUD

The Mallard Press. New York. 1991. 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.

46980
CAMPBELL, Archibald
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD From 1806 to 1812
$35.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. 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.

48424
CAMPBELL, Archibald
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD From 1806 to 1812
$50.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. 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.

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)
$5.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2003. 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. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

Life in nineteenth-century Asia through the writings of George Robertson Nicoll.

73542
CAPTAIN "X" & DODSON, Reynolds
UNFRIENDLY SKIES - Revelations of a Deregulated Airline Pilot
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday. New York. 1989. 1st Ed. IX, (5), 236 PP. Hard cover, title on a cloth spine, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9780385248242

72724
CARVER, Robert
PARADISE WITH SERPENTS - Travels in the Lost World of Paraguay
$15.00 AUD

Harper Perennial. London. 2007. 1st paperback edition. (8), 376 PPwith 1 map of Paraguay and a location map. Stiff covers, illustratd front. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 9780002570961

15603
CASTLEREAGH, Duncan
THE GREAT AGE OF EXPLORATION
$10.00 AUD

Readers' Digest. London. 1979. 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.

20576
CELL, Gillian T. (editor)
NEWFOUNDLAND DISCOVERED, English Attempts at Colonisation, 1610-1630
$10.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1982. 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...

47670
CHAMONAL, François & Rodolphe
VOYAGES GEOGRAPHIE MARINE AMERICANA
$20.00 AUD

François et Rodolphe Chamonal. Paris. c. 1995. 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.

47671
CHAMONAL, Rodolphe
LIVRES ANCIENS VOYAGES GEOGRAPHIE MARINE
$35.00 AUD

Rodolphe Chamonal. Paris. c. 2001. 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.

43612
CHAPUIS, Olivier
A LA MER COMME AU CIEL - Beautemps-Beaupré & la naissance de l'hydrographie moderne (1700-1850)
$125.00 AUD

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 1999. 1st Ed., in Histoire Maritime series. 1062 PP with 31 colour and 111 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers with light wear and 2 creases on the spine. Outside edges a little soiled. Contents near fine. French text. Scarce. 24 x 16. 9782840501572

Beautemps-Beaupré, French hydrographer and the coming of modern hydrography. Chapter 1 of Part 2 (pages 323 to 388): the laboratory of the South Seas (Voyage with d'Entrecasteaux, to Tasmania, then to New Caledonia in search of La Pérouse).

31976
CHARLTON, Warwick
THE VOYAGE OF MAYFLOWER II
$10.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1957. 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...).

48707
CHARLTON, Warwick
THE VOYAGE OF MAYFLOWER II
$5.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1957. 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. Lacks the free fly of front endpaper. Very good. 21.8 x 14.2.

Re-enactment of the voyage of the Pilgrims Father (building of the replica, the voyage...).

48053
CHARON, Annie, CLAERR, Thierry & MOUREAU, François (editors)
LE LIVRE MARITIME AU SIECLE DES LUMIERES. Edition et diffusion des connaissances maritimes (1750-1850)
$25.00 AUD

Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne. Paris. 2005. 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.

74752
CHERRY-GARRARD, Apsley
THE WORST JOURNEY IN THE WORLD - Antarctic 1910-13
$30.00 AUD

Picador/Pan Macmillan Publishers Ltd. London. 1994. In the "Picador Travel Classics" series with an Introduction by Paul Theroux. XCV, 607 PP with 4 maps (redrawn by E.J. Hatch), ribbon page marker. Hard covers, dj (price clipped). Slight ageing of paper, o/wise a near fine copy. 19 x 13. 9780330335850

Scott's last expedition to the Antarctic.

35501
CHEVIGNY, Hector
LOST EMPIRE - The Life and Adventures of Nikolai Petrovich Rezanov
$15.00 AUD

Binford & Mort. Portland, Oregon. 1979. 6th printing of the 1965 original. (12), 356 PP. Fp: Portrait of Rezanov, 1803. Pictorial card cover. Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 20.3 x 13.3. 0832303453

The west coast of North America, from Alaska to California.

42231
CHRISTIE'S
TRAVEL AND NATURAL HISTORY
$20.00 AUD

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.

42266
CLARK, Denis
THE SEA KINGDOM OF CORSICA
$15.00 AUD

Jarrolds. London. c. 1948. 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.

73428
CLEMENT, Harry G.
THE FUTURE OF TOURISM IN THE PACIFIC AND FAR EAST
$45.00 AUD

U.S. Department of Commerce / Bureau of Foreign Commerce. Washington. 1961. 1st Ed. Foreword by Luther H. Hodges. XIV, 296 PP with tables and b/w and colour illustrations: diagrams, graphs, maps. FEP: Major Air Routes in the Pacific and Far East. REP: Map of Pacific and Far East. Cloth covers with light soiling, title on front board and a lightly sunned spine. ontents near fine. 26.5 x 20.5.

16440
CLEMONS, Elizabeth
THE SEVEN SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1971. 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.

72812
CLODE, Danielle
IN SEARCH OF THE WOMAN WHO SAILED THE WORLD
$35.00 AUD

Picador / Pan Macmillan Australia. Sydney. 2020. 1st Ed. (16), 335 PP with b/w illustrations (21 headpieces and 1 map on double page "The Voyage of Jeanne Barret"). Pictorial stiff covers. New. 23 x 15.2. 9781760784959

Jeanne Barret, first woman to circumnavigate the world.

73974
COATES, Marion (editor)
SEA SEQUEL to the Week-End Book
$30.00 AUD

Nonesuch Press. London. 1934. 1st Ed. XXIV, 542 PP, (526-542 blank for "Manuscript pages"). Decorations by Charles Paine: endpapers, 2 headpieces, 8 drawings, 38 music scores. Illustrated cloth covers, spine a little faded. Outside edges with signs of ageing and few foxing spots. Very good copy. 19 x 12.

Sea Poetry: / Sea stories / Voyages of Discovery and Exploration... Songs and Sea Shanties.

52812
COIFFIER, Christian, PETIT, Béatrice, et al. (editors)
LE VOYAGE DE LA KORRIGANE DANS LES MERS DU SUD
$400.00 AUD

Hazan / Musée de l'Homme / Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris. 2001. 1st Ed. Preface by Jean-Claude Moreno, foreword by Douglas Newton, and introduction by Christian Coiffier. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, paintings and photos), and 156 colour photos of artifacts. Hard cover, dj. French text. Fine. Scarce. 31.2 x 24.2. 9782850256114

Book produced for the exhibition held at the Musée de l'Homme, 5 December 2001 to 3rd June 2002. Discovery of Polynesia, by Marie-Claire Bataille-Benguigui. A call in New Caledonia, by Nathalie Rochard... Solomon Islands, by Daniel de Coppet...

56159
COLE, Michael (editor)
International Rare Books Prices 1989: VOYAGES, TRAVEL & EXPLORATION
$10.00 AUD

The Clique Ltd. York. 1989. 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.

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
$35.00 AUD

Golden Press. Sydney. 1983. 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

72800
COLNETT, Captain James
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH ATLANTIC AND ROUND CAPE HORN INTO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, for the purpose of extending the Spermaceti Whale Fisheries...
$65.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1968. Facsimile reprint of the 1798 original. No. 36 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), IV, XVIII, 180 PP, plus 1 portrait of Sir Philip Stephens and 9 folded plates (2 coastal views, 6 maps & 1 of a physeter or spermaceti whale). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine), clear plastic protection (repaired at back). Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 20.

Captain Colnett, on board the "Rattler" after rounding the Horn, visited the Galapagos and explored the coasts from Mexico to Chile and the off-lying islands.

20174
COLUMBUS
THE JOURNAL OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
$20.00 AUD

Clarkson N. Potter. New York. 1960. 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.

15728
COLWELL, Max
THE VOYAGES OF MATTHEW FLINDERS
$20.00 AUD

Hamlyn. Sydney. 1970. 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

36808
LE CONTOUR, Noël (editor)
LE HONFLEURAIS AUX SEPT NAUFRAGES - Jean Doublet 1655-1728
$15.00 AUD

L`Harmattan. Paris. 1996. 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

73894
COOK, Captain James F.R.S. and KING, Captain James LL.D. and F.R.S.
A VOYAGE TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN; Undertaken by Command of His Majesty, for making DISCOVERIES IN THE NORTHERN HEMISPHERE: performed under the direction of Captains COOK, CLERKE, and GORE in the years 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, and 1780 ...Being a copious, comprehensive, and satisfactory abridgement of the Voyage written by Captain James Cook, F.R.S. and Captain James King, LL.D. and F.R.D. Illustrated with Cuts. (in 4 volumes)
$2500.00 AUD

John Fielding / John Stockdale, Scatcherd and Whitaker, John Fielding, and John Hardy. London. 1785 (Vol. I) & 1784. (Vol. II, III, & IV). 1st Ed. Vol. I: XII, 370 PP, plus 1 large folded "A General Chart" which has a small repair on first fold, the Frontispiece and 16 b/w plates. Vol. II: III-XII, 259 PP with 11 b/w plates. Vol. III: III-XII, 400 PP, plus 1 folded plate " Chart of the Sandwich Island" / "Sketch of Karakakooa Bay", and 16 b/w plates (1 of them folded: " The Death of Captain James Cook"). Vol. IV: III- XII, 310, (2), (36 Index), (24 List of subscribers), (2 Directions for placing the Copper plates ...), (6 publications) PP. All plates with the caption at top:. "Cook's Voyage, Octavo Edition". Rebacked volumes, retaining original leather boards, modern buckram (matching colour) spine, and gilt title "Cook's Voyage" on vignette pasted down. Renewed endpapers. Ageing of paper and foxing. A very good complete set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 22 x 14.5.

Cook's third voyage to find a northwest passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and which covered visits to Tasmania, New Zealand, the Friendly Islands and Tahiti and the Society Islands. Followed by the voyage north to the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) and along the west coast of America to Bering Strait. Upon his return to Tahiti, he was killed by natives....

71543
COOPER, Bill and Laurel
BACK DOOR TO BYZANTIUM: To the Black Sea by the Great Rivers of Europe
$25.00 AUD

Sheridan House Inc. Dobbs Ferry, NY. 1986. 1st Ed. (6), 240, (3) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 track chart, 1 plan of Hosanna, 1 profile and 33 drawings. Pictorial stiff covers. Title page with vignette of Hosanna. Fine (mint condition). 21.5 x 14. 9781574090437

30018
COPPINGER, R.W.
CRUISE OF THE ALERT, Four Years in Patagonian, Polynesian, and Mascarene Waters. (1878-82.)
$300.00 AUD

R. Worthington. New York. 1884. 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.

55516
CORFIELD, Richard
THE SILENT LANDSCAPE: In the Wake of HMS Challenger 1872-1876
$20.00 AUD

John Murray / Hodder Headline. London. 2004. 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

52295
COTTEAU, Edmond
EN OCEANIE. Voyage autour du Monde en 365 jours 1884-1885
$75.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1888. 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.

73354
COTTEAU, Edmond
EN OCEANIE. Voyage autour du Monde en 365 jours 1884-1885
$80.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1888. 1st Ed. (4), 390, (8 publications) PP with 2 coastal views, 3 maps (2 on full page) and 43 engravings (36 on full page), plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Bound copy retaining the original pictorial soft cover (reinforced and fragile). Marbled endpapers. Quarter bound, gilt title "En Océanie, Voyage autour du monde, en 365 jours: 1884 - 1885" on leather spine. Ferguson: 8727. Light foxing. Near fine and scarce. French text. Images shows original soft cover. 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.

73355
COTTEAU, Edmond
EN OCEANIE. Voyage autour du Monde en 365 jours 1884-1885
$80.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette & Cie. Paris. 1895. 2nd edition of the 1888 original. (4), 390 PP with b/w illustrations: 9 in text (1 map, 1 coastal view, 2 portraits ...) and 42 on full page (1 coastal view, 2 maps and 39 engravings), plus 1 folded map at rear of book. Bound copy retaining the original pictorial soft cover (sunned). Marbled endpapers. Half bound, gilt title "En Océanie" on leather spine. Ferguson: 8727. Foxing. French text. Near fine. 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.

65847
COUPLAND, Sir Reginald
LIVINGSTONE'S LAST JOURNEY
$5.00 AUD

Readers Union / Collins. London. 1947. 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;

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)
$10.00 AUD

Forces. Montréal, Québec. 1984. 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. ...

48668
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 3
$10.00 AUD

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.

73239
CRANE, Virginia Treece (editor)
THE MARTIN & OSA JOHNSON SAFARI MUSEUM
$100.00 AUD

Jostens Co. Printing & Publishing. Wichita, Kansas. 1998. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 20 colour and 31 b/w photos. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt decoration and title on front board. 1 original post card, with Martin and Osa Johnson amongst pygmies, and published in British East Africa by by A. H. Wardle & Co. Ltd, tipped in on front endpaper. Fine condition. 28.5 x 21.8.

Their travels in the South Seas (1917 & 1919), Borneo (1920 & 1835) and in Eastern Africa (5 trips between 1920 and 1934), are recorded in the musem set in Chanute, Texas.

22656
CREE, Edward H.
THE CREE JOURNALS, The Voyages of Edward H. Cree, Surgeon R.N. as Related in his Private Journals 1837-1856
$35.00 AUD

Webb & Bower. Exeter, UK. 1981. 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, dj. Fine (as new condition). 24 x 19. 0906671361

Personal narrative of Dr. Edward H. Cree, recording his cruises between 1837 & 1856: Notebook & sketch book.

66280
CRUICKSHANK, Dan
AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 TREASURES
$20.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicholson / BBC. London. 2005. 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.

65904
CULLEN, Edward Alexander
A Report on Visit to HARBOURS IN EUROPE AND THE UNITED STATES
$100.00 AUD

Marine Department / Government Printer. Brisbane. 1900. 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, with rusted remnants. 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...

58287
CUMMINS, Joseph
FIRST ENCOUNTERS - Lost and Found in history: Epic true stories of Cultural Collision and Conquest
$20.00 AUD

Pier 9 / Murdoch Books Australia. Sydney. 2008. 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 ...

74519
CUMPSTON, J. H. L.
THOMAS MITCHELL - Surveyor General & Explorer
$30.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1955. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 270 PP with 12 maps, plus 16 b/w plates with 23 illustrations. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.

71484
CUYVERS, Luc
SETTING SAIL: Ten Thousand Years of Seafaring Adventure
$30.00 AUD

Tide-mark Press Ltd. Windsor, Connecticut. 2004. 1st North American edition. 174 PP with colour illustrations: 4 maps on double page, paintings and photos. The 4 hour DVD inserted in the rear pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Eps: Mappemonde. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 28.2 x 22. 9781559498791

First blue water sailors: Austronesians & Polynesians. Sons of Sinbad: Arabian ships and seafarers. Dragon at sea: China and Oceanic explorers. ...

30717
D'ANCONA, Jacob
THE CITY OF LIGHT
$10.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. London. 1997. 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.

18049
D'ENTRECASTEAUX
LE VOYAGE DE D'ENTRECASTEAUX (1791-1793)
$25.00 AUD

Comité d'Entrecasteaux. Nouméa. 1993. 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.

46489
d'ESTAILLEUR-CHANTERAINE, Philippe
L'INFANT DE LA MER. Henri Le Navigateur
$20.00 AUD

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

67858
D. LE BAIL & F. WEISSERT
LIVRES DE VOYAGES, Atlas, Estampes - Printemps 2006
$25.00 AUD

Librairie Le Bail - Weissert. Paris. 2006. 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.

67859
D. LE BAIL & F. WEISSERT
LIVRES DE VOYAGES, Atlas, Estampes - Printemps 2007
$25.00 AUD

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.

46989
DALRYMPLE, Alexander
A HISTORICAL COLLECTION OF THE SEVERAL VOYAGES AND DISCOVERIES IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC OCEAN (Two volumes bound in one)
$200.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Reprint of the 1770 & 1771 editions. No. 11 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series (Volume 1/2). Volume I: (2), XXX, (II), 24, 24, 204, (3 errata) PP, plus 1 plate (natural history) and 3 folded charts. Volume II: (IV), 124, 20, (8 vocabulary of languages), (12 Chronological table of discoveries), (40 index) PP, plus 1 folded chart, and 11 plates (4 folded). Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette, front cover & spine, glassine protection (with chips/tear). Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. Scarce. 26 x 21.

Volume 1: Spanish voyages of Magalhanes, Alvaro Mendana de Neyra, Pedro Fernandez de Quiros. Volume 2: Dutch voyages of Lemaire and Schouten, Abel Tasman, Jacob Roggewein.

74323
DARWIN, Charles
THE JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE IN H.M.S. BEAGLE
$700.00 AUD

Genesis Publications Limited. London. 1979. Edition limited to 500 numbered copies (No. 409/500), signed by George Penber Darwin (great grandson of Charles Darwin). Foreword by Prince Charles. Introduction by Richard Darwin Keynes. (2 blank), 843, (8 blank) PP with 4 b/w plates, Journal in Facsimile between pages 31 and 834, Crew List between pages 835 and 840. Fp (in colour): painting by Roy Williams. Marbled endpapers. Half bound, green buckram, spine with 5 raised bands, gilt title and 4 gilt decorations, gilt decoration on front board, gilt signature of Darwin on the back cover, all outside edges gilt. Contained in a green cloth slipcase with title on a white vignette. Bookplate of previous owner on verso of the front endpaper. Head of spine worn on 6 cms. Slipcase with minor rubbing on the label, and a 5 cm worn patch close to the bottom. An excellent copy. Format: 28.5 x 20.5 and slipcase: 29.5 x 23.5. 0904351122

59503
DAVID, Andrew (editor)
WILLIAM ROBERT BROUGHTON'S VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC 1795-1798
$70.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2010. 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

56273
DAVID, Andrew (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF HMS HERALD to Australia and the South-west Pacific 1852-1861 under the command of Captain Henry Mangles Denham
$45.00 AUD

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1200 copies. No. 3 in the second Miegunyah Press series. XXVIII, 521 PP, (3), with 11 survey charts & 8 maps, plus 24 pages with 48 illustrations (29 in colour). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, ribbon page-marker, dj. Fine. 24.7 x 18. 9780522843903

Between 1852 and 1861, HMS Herald covered part of the South-west Pacific and part of the Australian coast (including King George Sound & Shark Bay) and surveyed and charted known land masses and suspected hazards. In 1853, while at anchor off the Isle of Pines, it unknowingly witnessed the French take-over of New Caledonia and its Dependencies. Includes visits to Fiji, Lord Howe, survey of St.Paul Island (Indian Ocean) in early 1853 and Mellish Reef (Coral Sea) in 1858, where they found the abandoned wreck of the French naval vessel Duroc.

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)
$25.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society & Museo Naval. London & Madrid. 2001. 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).

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)
$50.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society & Museo Naval. London & Madrid. 2003. 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).

45591
DAVIES, Hunter
IN SEARCH OF COLUMBUS
$20.00 AUD

Sinclair-Stevenson. London. 1991. 1st Ed. XII, 308 PP with 4 maps, 17 tail and 21 head pieces, plus 8 pages with 15 colour photographs. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 16. 1856190676

72801
DAVIES, Hunter
THE TELLER OF TALES - In Search of Robert Louis Stevenson
$10.00 AUD

Sinclair-Stevenson / Reed International Books. London. 1995. 1st paperback edition of the 1994 original. XIII, 290 PP with 25 headpieces (portrait or type writer), plus 16 pages with 39 b/w photos. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Paper ageing around edges with occasional foxing. A very good reading copy. 232.2 x 15.6. 9781856196000

69892
DAVIES, Lynn & Margaret, & BOYLES, Warren (editors)
MAPPING VAN DIEMEN'S LAND and the Great Beyond
$100.00 AUD

Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2018. 1st hardback edition. Introduction by Michael Giudici, Surveyor General, Tasmania. VI, 138 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (charts, maps and photos). Hard cover, pictorial boards. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Fine. Oblong: 26.5 x 30.5. 9780648141334

Rare and Beautiful Maps from the Royal Society of Tasmania.

61950
DAVIES, Margaret (editor)
CHARLES DARWIN IN HOBART TOWN
$45.00 AUD

Royal Society of Tasmania. Hobart. 2009. 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.

32207
DAVIES, Nigel
VOYAGERS TO THE NEW WORLD
$15.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1979. 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...

37820
de BISSCHOP, Eric
VERS NOUSANTARA ou l'enigme Polynésienne
$25.00 AUD

La Table Ronde. Paris. 1963. 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.

72114
DE BISSCHOP, Eric
CAP A L'EST - Première Expédition du TAHITI-NUI: Tahiti - Santiago du Chili (6 novembre 1956 - 28 Mai 1957)
$30.00 AUD

Librairie Plon. Paris. 1958. 1st edition. (4), 280, (2) PP with 1 map, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front. Covers rubbed and worn. Ageing of paper and foxing spots. Internally very good. French text. 20.2 x 14.

Voyage of a French navigator to refute the theory of Thor Heyerdahl on the discovery and settlement of Polynesia.

35156
DE BLIJ, Harm J. (editor)
EARTH '88 - Changing Geographic Perspectives - Proceedings of the Centennial Symposium
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1988. 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.

44003
de BROSSARD, Contre-Amiral
MOANA OCEAN CRUEL - Les Dieux meurent à la Grande Mer du Sud
$65.00 AUD

Editions France-Empire. Paris. 1966. 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.

15800
de BROSSES, Charles
HISTOIRE DES NAVIGATIONS AUX TERRES AUSTRALES (In Two Volumes)
$75.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. 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.

71201
DE BROSSES, Charles
LE PRESIDENT DE BROSSES EN ITALIE - Lettres Familières Ecrites d'Italie en 1739 et 1740 (in 2 volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Didier et Cie, Libraires-Editeurs. Paris. 1858. 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

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
$50.00 AUD

Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust & Indosuez New Zealand Limited. Wellington. 1986. 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.

73500
DE CRESPIGNY, Richard
FLY ! - Life Lessons from the cockpit of QF32
$20.00 AUD

Viking / Penguin. Sydney. 2018. 1st Ed. X, 292 PP with 3 figures and 5 insets. Pictorial soft covers with light wear and a few small creases. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780670078738

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
$25.00 AUD

Martinus Nijhoff. The Hague. 1971. 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.

73565
DE LA PEROUSE, Jean F.G.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1785, 1786, 1787 AND 1788 BY THE BOUSSOLE AND ASTROLABE (Volume I, Volume II and ATLAS)
$300.00 AUD

N. Israel / Da Capo. Amsterdam / New York. 1968. Reprint of 1799 English edition. Translated from the French original published by order of the National Assembly and L. A. Milet-Mureau. Volumes Nos. 27, 28 & 29 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume I: (2), VIII, LVI, 539 PP. Volume II: (2), VIII, 532 PP (14 Index), (2 errata). Atlas: (6), 69 plates (views, plans, charts, engravings). Simile vellum, gilt title on blue label on front board and spine of each volume. Labels on front board rubbed in parts, and on spine with gilt lettering sunned. Very light foxing. A near fine set. Vol. I & II: 26 x 20. Atlas: 40 x 27. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote.

Voyage of exploration towards "What Captain Cook had not discovered". Calls: Easter Island, California, Alaska, Macau.. Botany Bay.

71323
DE LARIGAUDIE, Guy
RESONANCES DU SUD
$20.00 AUD

Librairie Plon. Paris. 1947. 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.

33003
DE LEEUW, Hendrik
CROSSROADS OF THE BUCCANEERS
$15.00 AUD

J. B. Lippincott. Philadelphia. 1937. 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.

30856
DE MADARIAGA, Salvador
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS, Being the Life of the Very Magnificent Lord Don Cristobal Colon
$15.00 AUD

Hollis & Carter. London. 1949. 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.

40658
De QUIROS, Pedro Fernandez
HISTOIRE DE LA DECOUVERTE DES REGIONS AUSTRALES - Iles Salomon, Marquises, Santa Cruz, Tuamotu, Cook du Nord et Vanuatu
$35.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2001. 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.

55604
DE ROSAMEL, Capitaine de Corvette Joseph
POHNPEI, Micronésie, en 1840. Voyage de circumnavigation de la Danaïde
$75.00 AUD

Musée de l'Homme / Société des Océanistes. Paris. 2005. 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. Fine. 24.4 x 16. 2854300092

Call of Danaïde in Pohnpei (Bonnebey, Ponape) 7th to 21st of March 1840.

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
$50.00 AUD

Alexander Turnbull Library Endowment Trust & Indosuez New Zealand Limited.. Wellington. 1987. 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

70903
DE VARIGNY, M. C.
VOYAGE AUX ILES SANDWICH (Iles Hawaï), 1855 - 1869 (in Le Tour du Monde)
$70.00 AUD

L. Hachette / Le Tour du Monde. Paris. 1873. 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). Inserted in a soft cover folder. Light foxing and some faint old watermarks. Contents clean and legible. French text. 30.2 x 21.5.

Voyage / Sojourn: 1855 to 1869.

68081
DE-LA-NOY, Michael
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC
$10.00 AUD

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

47365
DELGADO, James P.
ACROSS THE TOP OF THE WORLD - The Quest for the Northwest Passage
$10.00 AUD

Checkmark Books. New York. c. 1999. 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

72207
DENHAM, H. M.
THE AEGEAN - A Sea-Guide to its Coasts and Islands
$25.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1983 5th UK edition fully revised and enlarged. XXIX, 278 PP with c. 20 drawings by Madge Denham and c. 120 sketch maps, insets & harbour plans by Ayuda Scott-Elliot, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w photos. Title page drawing by David Knight. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Few foxing spots on outside edges and a few spots on endpapers. Contents fine. 24 x 16. 0393031977

70878
DESCHAMPS, Emile
LES ILES WALLIS (in Le Tour du Monde)
$70.00 AUD

L. Hachette / Le Tour du Monde. Paris. 1885. 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.

31959
DESCHAMPS, Hubert
LES VOYAGES DE SAMUEL CHAMPLAIN, Saintongeais, Père du Canada
$20.00 AUD

Presses Universitaires de France. Paris. 1951. 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...

54222
DEVAHUTI, D.
HARSHA, The Pan-Indian King (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)
$10.00 AUD

Department of Education and Science. Canberra. 1971. 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.

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
$15.00 AUD

Burndy Library. Norwalk, Conn., USA. 1962. 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.

15610
DIDEROT
SUPPLEMENT AU VOYAGE DE BOUGAINVILLE, publié d'après le manuscrit de Léningrad
$90.00 AUD

Librairie E. Droz & The Johns Hopkins Press. Paris & Baltimore. 1935. 1st French edition of September 1935. Foreword and notes by Gilbert Chinard. 213, (3) PP. Fp: Facsimile of the 1st page of the manuscript held in Leningrad (Saint Petersbourg). Brown cloth cover, gilt device on front board and spine, gilt title on spine. Small label of previous owner on front endpaper, o/wise fine. French text. Image shows Title-page and Frontispiece. 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.

73143
DILLON, Peter
NARRATIVE OF LA PEROUSE EXPEDITION, Narrative and successful result of a voyage in the South Seas, performed by order of the government of British India, to ascertain the actual fate of LA PEROUSE's expedition
$80.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1972. 1st edition in the Bibliotheca Australiana series, Nos. 53 & 54. Facsimile reprint of the 1829 original. Volume I: LXXVIII, (2 errata), 302 PP, plus 1 folded plate (Fp: Massacre at the Fejee Island in Sept. 1813). Volume II: (IV), 436 PP, plus 1 folded chart in colour "island of Mannicolo, 1827" and 1 folded plate in colour "Natives of La Perouse's island or Mannicolo". Hard cover, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover & spine). Glassine protection. Foxing on top outside edge and foxing spots on th 3 outside edges. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 9060721004

Peter Dillon, was the first to discover traces of the vanished expedition of La Pérouse on the island of Ticopia and to investigate its fate on the island of Vanikoro.

60708
DISNEY, Anthony & McPHERSON, Kenneth
VASCO DA GAMA QUINCENTENARY CONFERENCE - Program and Abstracts
$10.00 AUD

La Trobe University & Curtin University. Melbourne & Perth. 1997. 1st Ed. 42 PP. Soft cover with clear plastic protection, pictorial front, spiral bound. Faint foxing. Near 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.

20645
DIVINE, David
THE OPENING OF THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1973. 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.

37397
DODGE, Ernest S.
BEYOND THE CAPES - Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger 1776-1877
$5.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1971. 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.

45063
DODGE, Ernest S.
BEYOND THE CAPES - Pacific Exploration from Captain Cook to the Challenger 1776-1877
$10.00 AUD

Victor Gollancz. London. 1971. 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.

73220
DOMENY DE RIENZI, M.G.L.
OCEANIE OU CINQUIEME PARTIE DU MONDE - Revue Géographique et Ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de la Mélanésie (in Three Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Firmin Didot Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1836, 36 & 38. 1st edition in "L' Univers - Histoire et Description de tous les Peuples" series. Vol. 1: (4), 399, (1 errata) PP on 2 columns, plus 100 b/w plates on full-page and 2 folded maps "Océanie" & "Malaisie". Vol. 2: (4), 397, (3 position of plates and errata) PP on 2 columns, plus 100 b/w plates (101 to 200) and 1 folded map "Polynésie et Micronésie". Vol. 3: (4), 632, (8 errata and position of plates) PP on 2 columns, plus 104 b/w plates (201 to 304) and 2 folded maps "Kalémantan ou Bornéo" and "Mélanésie". Quarter bound, marbled boards, leather spine with gilt lines and title. Spine of the 3 volumes affected by the light / sun, lettering damaged. Ageing of paper. Still a very good set. French text. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 21.5 x 14.

Vol.1: General description plus Malaisia (Indonesia, Malaya, Philippines) & Micronesia. Vol.2: Mariana in Micronesia, Polynesia (Hawaii, Marquesas, Tuamotu, Tahiti). Vol.3: Samoa, Tonga, New Zealand, Melanesia (PNG, Fiji, Solomons, New Hebrides, New Caledonia), Australia, Kerguelen or Desolation Island.

73242
DOMENY DE RIENZI, M.G.L.
OCEANIE OU CINQUIEME PARTIE DU MONDE - Revue Géographique et Ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de la Mélanésie - (Tome Premier / Volume One)
$200.00 AUD

Firmin Didot Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1836. 1st edition in "L'Univers - Histoire et Description de tous les Peuples" series. Vol. 1: (4), 399, (4 errata and notes to the binder on position of plates) PP (on 2 columns), plus 100 b/w plates on full-page and 2 folded maps "Océanie" & "Malaisie". Half bound copy (c. 1980s) retaining original soft covers, marbled boards & endpapers, leather spine with raised bands, gilt devices and title. Ageing of paper an d foxing, mostly around page edges. Very good. Image shows the title-page. French text. 22 x 14.5.

Vol.1: General description plus Malaisia (Indonesia, Malaya, Philippines) & Micronesia.

73243
DOMENY DE RIENZI, M.G.L.
OCEANIE OU CINQUIEME PARTIE DU MONDE - Revue Géographique et Ethnographique de la Malaisie, de la Micronésie, de la Polynésie et de la Mélanésie - (Tome Deuxieme / Volume 2)
$200.00 AUD

Firmin Didot Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1836. 1st edition in "L' Univers - Histoire et Description de tous les Peuples" series. Vol. 2: (4), 397, (3 position of plates and errata) PP (on 2 columns), plus 100 b/w plates (101 to 200) and 1 folded map "Polynésie et Micronésie". Half bound (c. 1980s) copy retaining original soft covers, marbled boards & endpapers, leather spine with raised bands, gilt devices and title. Copy lacking plate called for: 129 "Ruines du Fort de Kai-Roua" for this Volume 2. Ageing of paper and foxing, mostly around page edges. Very good. French text. Image shows title-page. 21.5 x 14.

Vol.2: Mariana in Micronesia, Polynesia (Hawaii, Marquesas, Tuamotu, Tahiti).

15685
DONNO, Elizabeth Story
AN ELIZABETHAN IN 1582, The Diary of Richard Madox, Fellow of All Souls
$15.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1976. 1st 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. Dust jacket with a few rubs, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180042

Voyage from England to Sierra Leone and Brazil.

54616
DOUBLEDAY, Nelson & COOLEY, C. Earl (editors)
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD TRAVEL (in 2 volumes)
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1973. 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

50910
DU CHAILLU, Paul B.
EXPLORATIONS & ADVENTURES IN EQUATORIAL AFRICA; with accounts of the manners and customs of the people, and of the chace of the Gorilla, Crocodile, Leopard, Elephant, Hippopotamus, and other animals
$50.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1987. Facsimile reprint of the 1861 edition, in the Classics of Exploration series. XVIII, 480 PP with 42 text illustrations, plus 1 large folded map at rear of book and 27 plates. Fp (folded): The Gorilla. Marbled endpapers. Padded brown leather, lettered and ruled in gilt and red, spine blocked in red between raised bands, ribbon page-marker. All edges gilt. Fine. 21.7 x 14.5. 0705415074

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

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

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

32952
DUCHAC, René Virgile
VASCO DE GAMA - L'orgueil et la blessure
$15.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1995. 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..?.

74911
DUCHE, Jean
THE GREAT TRADE ROUTES
$15.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Book Co. New York 1969. 1st UK Ed., in the International Library series. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust. Eps: Colour photos. Laminated pictorial boards. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 26 x 18.5. 0001001132

From the days of barter through to the New World and the transport revolution of modern times.

37335
DUHAUT-CILLY, Auguste
A VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA, THE SANDWICH ISLANDS, & AROUND THE WORLD IN THE YEARS 1826-1829
$25.00 AUD

University of California Press. Berkeley. 1999. 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...

30597
DULLES, Foster Rhea
EASTWARD HO!, The First English Adventurers to the Orient - Richard Chancellor - Anthony Jenkinson - James Lancaster - William Adams - Sir Thomas Roe
$20.00 AUD

The Bodley Head Limited. London. 1931. 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.

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
$30.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1992. 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.

17759
DUMONT D'URVILLE, Contre-Amiral (editor)
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE (in Two Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs. Paris. 1868. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 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...

17700
DUNMORE, John
PACIFIC EXPLORER, The Life of Jean-François de La Pérouse 1741-1788
$15.00 AUD

Dunmore Press. Palmerston North, NZ. 1985. 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.

20739
DUNMORE, John
THE FATEFUL VOYAGE OF THE ST. JEAN BAPTISTE, A True Account of M. de Surville's Expedition to New Zealand and the Unknown South Seas in the Years 1769-70
$30.00 AUD

Pegasus Press. Christchurch, N.Z. 1969. 1st Ed. 127 PP, plus 8 b/w plates with 9 illustrations. Eps: Map of Indo-Pacific Oceans with track followed by the Saint Jean Baptiste. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket rubbed, spine sunned. Faint foxing spots on outside edges. Contents near fine. 22 x 14.5.

The commercial cruise/discovery of the French East Indiaman Saint Jean Baptiste and her Captain de Surville, from French India to South America, via the Solomon Islands and New Zealand...

66441
DUNMORE, John
FRENCH EXPLORERS IN THE PACIFIC - Volume I: The Eighteenth Century
$175.00 AUD

O.U.P. Oxford. 1965. 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.

70719
DUNMORE, John
Mrs COOK's BOOK OF RECIPES for Mariners in Distant Seas
$15.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum / Exisle Publishing. Sydney. 2006. 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...

66993
DUNMORE, John & DE BROSSARD, Maurice
LE VOYAGE DE LAPEROUSE 1785-1788 (in Two Volumes)
$450.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 1985. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 30.5 x 22. 2110808578

74613
DURHAM, Dick
ON AND OFFSHORE - Cruising the Thames and the East Coast
$45.00 AUD

Ashford Press Publishing. Southampton. 1989. 1st Ed. VIII, 168 PP with 21 drawings by Ian Cox and 30 b/w photos. Title page: vignette on a traditional gaff cutter racing at Aldeburgh. Hard cover, dj. A repaired short tear at top of dust jacket, o/wise near fine copy. 26.5 x 20.2. 9781852530990

Lower reaches of the Thames and coastline of Essex and Suffolk, revisited a century after the lone yachtsman Frank Cowper published his Sailing Tours.

50070
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS
$10.00 AUD

Moonlight/Methuen. London. 1984. 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

51949
DUVIARD, Dominique
SHIPS AND SEAFARERS: DISCOVERERS
$5.00 AUD

Moonlight/Methuen. London. 1984. 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

42902
DUYKER, Edward
IN SEARCH OF LA PEROUSE (in National Library of Australia News - Vol XII, No. 12, September 2002)
$5.00 AUD

N.L.A. Canberra. 2002. 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.

66169
DUYKER, Edward
UN ACCENT SUR LE FRANCAIS / WITH A FRENCH ACCENT (in National Library of Australia News - 1994)
$10.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1994. 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.

68349
DUYKER, Edward
AN OFFICER OF THE BLUE - Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne, South Sea Explorer, 1724-1772
$50.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1994. 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).

72771
DUYKER, Edward & TINGBRAND, P. (editors)
DANIEL SOLANDER, Collected Correspondence 1753-1782
$45.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies, No. 2 in the Miegunyah Press series. Foreword by Alan Frost. XVIII, (2), 466, (2) PP with 3 maps, plus 36 pages with 39 illustrations (12 colour and 27 b/w). Half-title page: Dr. Solander engraving & his signature. Hard cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. Foxing spots on top outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 16. 052284636X

The Swedish naturalist who accompanied Joseph Banks on the first voyage of James Cook on the Endeavour (letters 90 to 106). Contains 188 letters from or to Solander in their original language with their English translation. (Letter 115 and others - Voyage of "Omai").

20156
DYSON, John
COLUMBUS, For Gold, God and Glory
$10.00 AUD

Simon & Schuster. New York. 1991. 1st US 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. As new. 31 x 23.7. 0671687913

In search of the real Columbus, and the actual reasons behind his discovery of the Americas.

20699
DYSON, John
WESTWARD WITH COLUMBUS
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1991. 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

57658
DYSON, John
COLUMBUS, For Gold, God and Glory
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1991. 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.

57912
EDGEWORTH DAVID, Mrs.
FUNAFUTI, or Three Months on a Coral Island: an Unscientific Account of a Scientific Expedition
$55.00 AUD

Sir Isaac Pitman & Sons, Ltd.. London. 1913. 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.

69137
EDMOND, Stuart
MEMORIES OF A BEN LINE MAN
$40.00 AUD

Bassman Books. Balbair, Dingwall, UK. 2015. 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

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)
$30.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 2001. 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.

73660
EDWARDS, Mike
TUNISIA: SEA, SAND, AND SUCCESS [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 157, No.2, 1980]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1980. February 1980. 143-290 PP. Contains articles P. 184 to 217 with colour illustrations: map of Tunisia, National Flag and 24 photos by David Alan Harvey. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

73427
ELBOROUGH, Travis
ATLAS OF FORGOTTEN PLACES - Journey to Abandoned Destinations from around the World
$50.00 AUD

White Lion Publishing. London. 2021. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 4 b/w illustrations (1 engraving, 3 photos) and colour illustrations: maps, sketch maps and plans, by Martin Brown and photos. Decorative hard covers. Fine. 26.5 x 19. 9780711263307

Vacant properties: orphanages, lighthouses, mining towns ... dilapidated destinations: hotels, palaces, theme parks ... obsolete institutions: submarine bases, seaside sanatorium, Alcatraz prison....

68449
ELDRIDGE, F.B.
THE BACKGROUND OF EASTERN SEA POWER
$10.00 AUD

Georgian House. Melbourne. 1945. 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.

70791
ELL, Gordon
ABEL TASMAN: In Search of the Great South Land
$20.00 AUD

The Bush Press of Auckland. Auckland. 1992. 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.

73448
ENDRES, Günter G.
BRITISH AIRWAYS
$35.00 AUD

Ian Allan Ltd. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 112 PP with tables, 9 diagrams, maps and plans, and 40 b/w and 68 colour photos. Title spread: Boeing 757 G-BIKO "Harlech Castle". Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots inside dust jacket and top outside edge, o/wise fine. 29.7 x 22. 9780711017344

13903
ENTERLINE, James Robert
VIKING AMERICA, The Norse Crossings and their Legacy
$10.00 AUD

New English Library. London. 1973. 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, o/wise near fine. 21.6 x 14.5. 450014797

On the Viking explorations and settlements of North America.

56265
ERSKINE, Dr. Nigel
CHARLES DARWIN, Voyages and Ideas that Shook the World (in Signals No. 86)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2009. No. 86, March-May 2009. Contains article from P. 2 to 9 with 13 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21.

By the curator of exploration of the Australian National Maritime Museum.

63339
ERSKINE, Dr. Nigel
EAST OF INDIA, forgotten trade with Australia (in Signals Quarterly No. 103)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2013. 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.

74412
EVANS, Admiral Sir Edward
BRITISH POLAR EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Collins of London. London. 1943. 1st Ed. in the "Britain in Pictures" series. 48 PP with 19 b/w illustrations, plus 8 colour plates. Hard cover, decorated front cover, dj. War economy paper. Spine damaged at head and foot, o/wise contents good. 23 x 16.5.

Martin Frobisher. Sir John Franklin. James Cook. Scott. Mawson.

74526
EYRE, Edward John
JOURNALS OF EXPEDITIONS OF DISCOVERY INTO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, and Overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the Years 1840-1 (in 2 Volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1964. Facsimile Reprint of the 1845 original. No. 7 in the "Australiana Facsimile Editions" series. Volume I: (2), XVIII, (2), 448 PP, plus 11 plates (6 of them on some new animals), and 1 folded map of Australia inside pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Fp: Tenberry with wife and child. Volume II: (2), VI, 512 PP with 1 drawing, plus 11 b/w plates and 1 large folded "Map of Mr. Eyre's Routes in Central Australia" inside the pocket pasted down on rear endpaper. Fp: Distribution of flour at Moorunde. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. A near fine copy. 21.8 x 14.5.

..Sent by the Colonists of South Australia, with the sanction and support of the Government, including an account of the manners and customs of the Aborigines and the state of their relations with Europeans.

51047
FABRE, David
SEAFARING IN ANCIENT EGYPT
$60.00 AUD

Periplus. London. 2004/2005. 1st English edition, translated from the French by Andrew Brown. XXII, (2), 278 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine/as new condition. 32.7 x 26.5. 9781902699332

Part I: Egypt and the sea. Part II: The professionals of Maritime Voyaging.

42199
FEEKEN, Erwin H.J. & Gerda E.E. & SPATE, O.H.K.
THE DISCOVERY AND EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson. Melbourne. 1970. 1st Ed. VIII, 318 PP with 12 colour illust., 24 maps with exploration routes by discoverers & 146 b/w illust. (11 maps & plans). Title-page: Dutch vessel. Illustrated endpapers. Decorated hard cover, dj. Very light foxing on covers, outside edges, endpapers and few pages, o/wise a near fine copy. 29 x 21.4. 170018121

Discovery and exploration by sea and land with gazetteer of Australian place names and key to maps.

19376
FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe
COLUMBUS, And the Conquest of the Impossible
$20.00 AUD

Saturday Review Press. New York. 1974. 1st US Ed. 224 PP with 2 maps, 100 b/w 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. A near fine copy. 25.5 x 18.5. 0841503303

21908
FERNANDEZ-ARMESTO, Felipe
COLUMBUS
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Oxford. 1992. 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.

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
$45.00 AUD

Editions Duchartre & Van Buggenhoudt. Paris. 1929. 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.

73289
FESTETICS DE TOLNA, Comte Rodolphe
VERS L'ECUEIL DE MINICOY, aprés Huit Ans dans L'Ocean Pacifique et Indien à bord du Yacht "Le Tolna"
$950.00 AUD

Librairie Plon / Plon-Nourrit & Cie, Imprimeurs-Editeurs. Paris. 1904. 1st edition. (6), 395, (3) PP (superior gloss paper) with b/w illustrations: 3 headpieces, 2 tailpieces, 78 drawings (including a sketch chart of the atoll of Minikoi) & photos and 68 photographic plates (17 of them with artifacts collected and offered to the National Museum of Hungary), plus 3 large folded plates with charts of: North East Coast of New Guinea / Solomon Islands / Western Pacific and Indian Ocean. Fp: Portait of Comte Festetics de Tolna. Cloth cover with light wear around edges, gilt title on front board and spine. Signature of previous owner on half-title page. Light foxing of prelims and last pages. A near fine copy of a rare item. French text. 28.2 x 20.

61898
FIENNES, Sir Ranulph
TRANSGLOBE EXPEDITION 1979-1982
$25.00 AUD

Transglobe Expedition. London. 1979. 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".

57227
FINAU, Melito, FULILAGI, Franck Simete, ... VAITULUKINA, Célestine
TAVAKA LANU'IMOANA - Mémoires de Voyages
$200.00 AUD

ADCK (Agence de Développement de la Culture Kanak) & Comité de Recherche Historique Tavaka. Nouméa. 2009. 1st Ed. Preface by Marie-Claude Tjibaou and Postface by Savelio Felomaki. Edited by Malia Sosefo Drouet-Manufekai. 216 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, title in blind on front cover and spine, dj. French text with 2 articles in Faka-Uvea (Wallis). Top outside page edges with faint foxing, o/wise fine. 28.8 x 23.4. 9782909407708

Tavaka lanu'imoana = Voyages aux couleurs de l'océan / voyages on the ocean. A history of the migrations between "Uvea mo Futuna" (Wallis & Futuna) and New Caledonia.

53339
FINCH, Robert
BEYOND THE OCEAN RIM
$15.00 AUD

University of London. Bickley, Kent. 1943. 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.

66341
FINGER, Jarvis
THE ESCAPES FROM ST HELENA
$15.00 AUD

Boolarong Publications. Brisbane. 1987. 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.

15086
FIRSTBROOK, Peter
THE VOYAGE OF THE "MATTHEW", John Cabot and the Discovery of North America
$15.00 AUD

BBC Books. London. 1997. 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.

34291
FIRSTBROOK, Peter
THE VOYAGE OF THE MATTHEW - John Cabot and the Discovery of North America
$10.00 AUD

KQED Books. San Francisco. 1997. 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.

60523
FISHER , Denise, DUTTON, Kenneth, DUYKER, Edward
CELESTE DE CHABRILLAN / FREE FRENCH / DUMONT d'URVILLE (in Explorations No. 49)
$20.00 AUD

ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. Melbourne. 2010. (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.

45076
FISHER, Raymond H. (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF SEMEN DEZHNEV in 1648 - Bering's Precursor with Selected Documents
$10.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1981. 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

56106
FISHER, Tim & HALL, Susan (editors)
TRAVELLERS ART
$15.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2003. 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.

35421
FLANNERY, Tim (editor)
THE EXPLORERS
$5.00 AUD

Text Publishing. Melbourne. 1999. 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 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.

67553
FLANNERY, Tim (editor)
THE EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Text Publishing. Melbourne. 1998. 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.

17485
FLAUM, Eric
DISCOVERY: Exploration Through the Centuries
$10.00 AUD

Mallard Press. Sydney. 1990. 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. Large format: 36 x 26.4. 1863250328

Pleasant iconography.

71904
FLEMING, Fergus
BARROW'S BOYS
$15.00 AUD

Granta Books. London. 1999. 1st paperback edition of the 1998 original. XX, 489 PP with 4 maps and 34 headpieces, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 19.5 x 12.7. 9781862072862

John Barrow, elder statesman of exploration: Arctic and the North West Passage, Africa and search for Timbuctoo, Niger ... Antarctica.

54621
LA FLEUR, J. D. (editor)
PIETER VAN DEN BROECKE'S JOURNAL OF VOYAGES TO CAPE VERDE, GUINEA AND ANGOLA (1605-1612)
$15.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2000. 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

15655
FLEURIEU, Charles P.C.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD 1790-1792 PERFORMED BY ETIENNE MARCHAND (In Two Volumes)
$80.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 26 x 21.

62892
FLEW, Janine
ANTARCTIC ELYSIUM, in the footsteps of Shackleton (in Signals No. 102)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2013. 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.

72017
FLINDERS, Matthew
A BIOGRAPHICAL TRIBUTE TO THE MEMORY OF TRIM, ISLE DE FRANCE 1809
$30.00 AUD

John Ferguson / Halstead Press. Sydney. 1986. Reprint of 1the 1986 edition, with an introduction by Dr. Stephen Murray-Smith and a learned discource on the subject by Dr. T. M. Perry. 48 PP with illustrations by Annette Macarthur-Onslow. Fp: Portrait of Trim. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Fine (mint condition). 23 x 16.5. 0909134707

A brave seafaring cat who, in the company of Matthew Flinders, circumnavigated the globe in the years 1799-1804.

72744
FLINDERS, Matthew
A VOYAGE TO TERRA AUSTRALIS... (in Two Volumes and a folio atlas)
$650.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Facsimile edition of the 1814 original, No. 37 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Volume I: (IV), X, (X), CCIV, 269 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Volume II: (IV), 613 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Atlas (in a cloth-covered clam box) with 18 b/w folded plates [charts (plate XV, in 3 folded parts) and coastal views] and 10 b/w folded plates of selected plants from different parts of Terra Australis. Cloth covers, gilt titles on vignettes on the spines. More images available upon request. Faint foxing spots on the covers and outside edges of the volumes, o/wise a near fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 28.

A voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803, in His Majesty's Ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner. With an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the Commander during six years and a half in that Island.

73657
FLINDERS, Matthew
A VOYAGE TO TERRA AUSTRALIS... (in Two Volumes and a folio atlas)
$450.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1966. Facsimile edition of the 1814 original, No. 37 in the Australiana Facsimile Editions series. Volume I: (IV), X, (X), CCIV, 269 PP, plus 4 b/w plates. Volume II: (IV), 613 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Atlas (in a cloth-covered clam box) with 18 b/w folded plates [charts (plate XV, in 3 folded parts) and coastal views] and 10 b/w folded plates of selected plants from different parts of Terra Australis. This set had been water damaged affecting the covers and only the outer edges of pages. Rebacked copy. Full covers with "Oyster Book Cloth", renewed endpapers, and original labels pasted down on spine. Slight ageing of paper, and old water marks on outside edges of Volumes 1 & 2.. Complete. Contents fine and overall, a very good set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 35 x 27.5.

A voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803, in His Majesty's Ship the Investigator, and subsequently in the armed vessel Porpoise and Cumberland schooner. With an account of the shipwreck of the Porpoise, arrival of the Cumberland at Mauritius, and imprisonment of the Commander during six years and a half in that Island.

74426
FLINDERS, Matthew
A VOYAGE TO TERRA AUSTRALIS : A voyage to Terra Australis undertaken for the purpose of completing the discovery of that vast country, and prosecuted in the years 1801, 1802, and 1803, in His Majesty's Ship the Investigator (in Two Volumes and an Atlas)
$1000.00 AUD

South Australian Government Printer. Adelaide. 1989. Facsimile reprint of the 1814 original. Limited edition of 500 hand numbered copies (No. 263 / 500), with a foreword by John Tregenza. Volume I: (6), VI, XX, CCIV, 269 PP, plus 1 colour plate (portrait of Captain Matthew Flinders by Toussaint Antoine De Chazal), and 4 b/w plates. Eps: Chart of Spencer's Gulf, Investigator's Strait and Gulf of St. Vincent. Volume II: (II), 613 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Eps: Chart of Spencer's Gulf, Investigator's Strait and Gulf of St. Vincent. Atlas: No pagination 80 PP with 18 b/w plates (9 charts on double page, 7 on full page and 2 coastal views on double page) and 10 b/w plates of selected plants from different parts of Terra Australis. Eps: pencil drawing by R.T. Sexton, showing HMS Investigator. Half bound, gilt title on front cover and spine. Gilt lettering has been rubbed on the spines at top of the two volumes. Minimal foxing on the cover of the Atlas. A near fine set contained in a custom built red velvet lined box with a clear perspex cover. More images available upon request. Large format: Volumes: 37.5 x 28.5cm., Atlas: 70.5 x 53cm., Boxed set: 58 x 76 x 10. A very heavy item so please ask for best available postage rate. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Can be sold without the box if requested. 0724365400

... Very nice collector's item.

34446
FOOTE, Timothy
WHERE COLUMBUS WAS COMING FROM (in Smithsonian, Volume 22, No. 9)
$5.00 AUD

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.

60677
FORNASIERO, Jean
STRANGERS ON THE SHORE: Musical Encounters in Terra Australis, 1802 (in Explorations No. 50)
$10.00 AUD

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

On Baudin expedition.

73461
FORNASIERO, Jean & WEST-SOOBY, John (editors)
'ROAMING FREELY THROUGHOUT THE UNIVERSE" - Nicolas Baudin's Voyage to Australia and the Pursuit of Science
$50.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2021. 1st Ed. VI, 341, (5 publications) PP with over 6 tables and 24 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. New. 23.3 x 15.5. 9781743058275

4 subjects with 14 papers. ... The Pacific as a laboratory for Natural History, by John Gascoigne. ... 3 papers on "The Manuscripts of François Péron as Chroncler of the Sientific Voyage by: Gabrielle Baglione, Margaret Sankey ... Louis Freycinet at Port Jackson : Race, Colonialism and the figure of the French Scientific Traveller: 1803-1839, by Nicole Starbuck.

68688
FORNASIERO, Jean, LAWTON, Lindl, Peter & WEST-SOOBY, John (editors)
THE ART OF SCIENCES: Nicolas Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1804
$70.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2016. 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

68348
FORNASIERO, Jean, MONTEATH, Peter & WEST-SOOBY, John
ENCOUNTERING TERRA AUSTRALIS: The Australian Voyages of Nicolas Baudin and Matthew Flinders
$50.00 AUD

Wakefield Press. Adelaide. 2004. 1st Ed. XII, 412 PP with 2 head pieces and 130 b/w illustrations (maps and plans, charts and coastal views, drawings and engravings), plus 16 pages with 2 b/w and 35 colour illustrations. Title page: Portrait of Ouriaga (Bruny Island). Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 23.8 x 17.5. 9781862546257

30276
FORSTER, Honore
BOTANY BAY FRANCAISE (in National Library of Australia News - Vol VIII, No. 2, November 1997)
$5.00 AUD

N.L.A. Canberra. 1997. 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.

70216
FREDSTON, Jill
ROWING TO LATITUDE: Journeys along the Arctic's Edge
$10.00 AUD

North Point Press. New York. c. 2005. 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

74048
FREELY, John
CLASSICAL TURKEY
$10.00 AUD

Penguin Books. London. 1990. 1st edition in the "Architectural Guides for Travellers" series. VIII, 152 PP with b/w illustrations: drawings, sketches, maps, sketch maps , plans and photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 9780140118537

70646
FREEMAN, John
THE COASTS OF BRITAIN
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1985. 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

63818
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XV
$15.00 AUD

The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Wellington. 1982. 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.

63819
FRIENDS OF THE TURNBULL LIBRARY
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XVI
$15.00 AUD

The Friends of the Turnbull Library. Wellington. 1983. 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.

52376
FRIIS, Herman R. (editor)
THE PACIFIC BASIN. A History of its Geographical Exploration
$25.00 AUD

American Geographical Society. New York. 1967. 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...

36705
FRITH, Henry
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION - A brief record of Maritime Discovery from the earliest times to the 18th Century
$15.00 AUD

Ward, Lock and Co. London. c. 1900. 1st Ed.? VIII, 312 PP with head pieces, tail pieces and text illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Columbus on his first voyage. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Edges of covers lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing with spots on outside edges. Dedicatory note dated 1901 on FFEP, otherwise very good. 19.5 x 13.

72676
FROMENT-GUIEYSSE, Georges
LA PEROUSE
$95.00 AUD

Editions de l'Empire Français. Paris. 1947. 1st edition in the "Les Grand Navigateurs" series. 155, (5) PP, plus 5 b/w plates and 1 large folded map at rear of book. Fp: Portrait of Jean François Galaup De La Pérouse. Hard cover, illustrated front, title on front board and spine. Ageing of paper and occasional foxing. Near fine. French text. 19 x 14.

66747
FROST, Alan
THE PRECARIOUS LIFE OF JAMES MARIO MATRA, Voyager with Cook, American Loyalist, Servant of Empire
$50.00 AUD

The Miegunyah Press / Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. No.6 in the Miegunyah Press series. XIV, 264, (2) PP, plus 12 b/w plates (6 of them maps & charts). Cloth cover, dj, ribbon page-marker. A fine/as new copy. 24.3 x 16. 052284667X

First voyage with Captain Cook and first account of this voyage with a concise vocabulary of the language of Otahitee. His proposals to establish a settlement in NSW. His diplomatic posting at Tangier...

61506
FUENTES, Carlos
THE BURIED MIRROR: Reflections on Spain and the New World
$15.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 1992. 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.

71196
FULIGNI, Bruno
TOUR DU MONDE DES TERRES FRANCAISES OUBLIEES
$40.00 AUD

Editions du Trésor. Paris. 2014. 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

65318
GALDOS, Benito Pérez
ZUMALACARREGUI
$5.00 AUD

Libreria y Casa Editorial Hernando. Madrid. 1995. 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.

63746
GALIPAUD, Jean-Christophe & JAUNEAU, Valerie
AU-DELA D'UN NAUFRAGE . Les Survivants de l'expédition Lapérouse
$55.00 AUD

IRD Editions / Actes Sud / Editions Errance. Nouméa. 2012. 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 ...

54618
GAMBLE, David P. & HAIR, P. E. H. (editors)
THE DISCOVERY OF RIVER GAMBRA (1623), BY RICHARD JOBSON
$15.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1999. 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

65343
GARCILASO DE LA VEGA, Inca
COMENTARIOS REALES DE LOS INCAS - Epitome
$15.00 AUD

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

54221
GARDINER, Kenneth
THE TRAVELLERS FROM CATHAY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)
$10.00 AUD

Department of Education and Science. Canberra. 1971. 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.

11742
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE A LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE 1867-1868
$90.00 AUD

Editions du Cagou. Nouméa. 1990. 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.

46686
GARNIER, Jules
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - LA NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE (côte orientale)
$125.00 AUD

Henri Plon, Imprimeur-Editeur. Paris. 1871. 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.

73661
GARRETT, Wilbur E. (editor)
FRANCE CELEBRATES ITS BICENTENNIAL [in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 176, No.1, January 1989]
$30.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1989. Special Issue with Message "Vive la Différence", by National Gegraphic Society President Gilbert M. Grosvenor: (14), 174 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

France Bicentennial of the Great Revolution. The New, the Enduring PARIS. The Great Revolution, by Merle Severy. Two Revolutions: USA / France, by Charles McCarry. ... Tour de France, An Annual Madness, by Gilbert Duclos-Lasalle ...

75065
GARRETT, Wilbur E. & Al (editors)
100 YEARS Reporting on "THE WORLD AND ALL THAT IS IN IT". (National Geographic Magazine - Volume 174, No.3]
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1988. September 1988 Issue. (15), 270-432 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (pages 271 to 286: 4 folded plates with front covers of 360 issues) . Soft covers, "Yellow Border" front cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Centennial issue 1888 - 1988. Odyssey: The Art of Photography. Alexander Graham Bell ...

54527
GASCOIGNE, John
CAPTAIN COOK: Voyager Between Worlds
$30.00 AUD

Hambledon Continuum. London. 2007. 1st Ed. XVI, 288 PP with 7 maps and 42 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9781847250025

11364
GASSER, Bernard (editor)
CONNAISSANCE ET COMMUNICATION, Actes du Troisième Colloque CORAIL, Nouméa, 3 et 4 Septembre 1990
$50.00 AUD

CORAIL/UFP. Nouméa. 1991. 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 ...

71945
GEHRTS, Miss M.
A CAMERA ACTRESS IN THE WILDS OF TOGOLAND
$120.00 AUD

Seeley, Service & Co. Limited. London. 1915. 1st edition with an introduction by Major H. Schomburgk. XX, 21- 316 PP with b/w illustrations , 1 sketch of a fortified village and its plan, plus frontispiece and 31 plates with 60 photos. Fp: Konkombwa Warrior in full gala dress. Cloh cover, title on a sunned spine. Image shows the frontispiece and title-page. Covers have light wear, mostly rubbing around edges and corners. Remnants of insect damage on front gutter (a few small holes). Offsetting on endpapers. Occasional foxing. Contents clean and overall, a very good copy. Scarce. 23.5 x 15.

The adventures, observations & experiences of a cinematograph actress in West African forests whilst collecting films depicting native life and when posing as the white woman in Anglo-African cinematographical dramas.

52484
GERBAULT, Alain
IN QUEST OF THE SUN - The Journal of the "Firecrest"
$10.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1930. October 1930 Cheaper Edition of the November 1929 original. 315 PP with 4 maps, plus 1 folding map and 8 plates with 15 b/w photos. Fp: Alain Gerbault at Suva, (Fiji Islands). Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Faint foxing. Very good. 22 x 15.

From New York to Le Havre, after crossing Panama Canal, the Pacific Ocean, Torres Strait, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic from Capetown to Normandy.

73492
GERBAULT, Alain
IN QUEST OF THE SUN - The Journal of the Firecrest
$40.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1930. October 1930 edition of the November 1929 UK original. 315 PP with 4 maps, plus 1 folding map and 8 plates with 14 b/w photos. Fp: Alain Gerbault at Suva, (Fiji Islands). Top outside edge tinted. Cloth cover, title at top of front cover and spine. Foxing and offsetting of paper. Ex Libris stamp and address of previous owner on front endpapers. 5 newspaper clippings (in English) pasted down on endpapers, and envelope containing about 10 newspaper clippings in French and a photo of his monument at Vaitape, Bora Bora, French Polynesia, loosely inserted. Very good reading copy. 23 x 16.

From New York to Le Havre, then crossing Panama Canal, the Pacific Ocean, Torres Strait, the Indian Ocean, and the Atlantic from Capetown to Normandy.

32072
GIARDINI, Cesare
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF COLUMBUS
$10.00 AUD

Curtis Books. Philadelphia. 1967. 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.

57901
GILBERT, John
CHARTING THE VAST PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Aldus Books. London. 1971. 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.

74521
GILES, Ernest
AUSTRALIA TWICE TRAVERSED:The Romance of Exploration, being a Narrative compiled from the Journals of Five Exploring Expeditions into and through Central South Australia, and Western Australia, from 1872 to 1876 (in Two Volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. c. 1980. Facsimile limited deluxe edition of the 1889 original, (No.71/100). Front endpaper of Vol. I, with text and number of this limited edition. Volume I: LX, 320 PP with 11 b/w illustrations, plus 3 large folded maps and 11 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Ernest Giles. Volume II: X, (2), 363 PP with 12 b/w illustrations, plus 3 large folded maps and 9 b/w plates. Fp: View on Peterman Range. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj (glassine protection). Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise a fine set. Scarce. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 23 x 15. 0868240168

70419
GILKERSON, William
ULTIMATE VOYAGE: A Book of Five Mariners
$10.00 AUD

Shambhala Publications, Inc. Boston. 1998. 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.

64179
GODARD, Philippe & Les Nouvelles Calédoniennes
LE JOUR OU L'AUSTRALIE DEVINT FRANCAISE (in Les Nouvelles Hebdo)
$20.00 AUD

Les Nouvelles Hebdo. Nouméa. 1998. 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.

22152
GOLOVNIN, V.M.
AROUND THE WORLD ON THE KAMCHATKA 1817-1819
$20.00 AUD

Hawaii Historical Society & University Press of Hawaii. Honolulu. 1979. 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.

49395
GOODMAN, Jordan
THE RATTLESNAKE. A Voyage of Discovery to the Coral Sea
$35.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 2005. 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

20777
GORDON, Mona
THE MYSTERY OF LA PEROUSE
$45.00 AUD

Bascands. Christchurch, NZ. 1961. 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.

36802
GOTLIB, Patricia
AUSTRALIADES - Voyage d'une Parisienne aux antipodes
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1999. 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.

38959
GRAHAM, Lydia S.
PORT TO PORT - A Description of Real Journeys, made by Real People, under Modern Conditions
$20.00 AUD

A. Wheaton. Exeter. 1938. 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.

43241
GRAHAM-CAMPBELL, James
THE VIKING WORLD
$15.00 AUD

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

73578
GRANT, James
THE NARRATIVE OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY PERFORMED IN HIS MAJESTY'S VESSEL THE LADY NELSON, of Sixty Tons Burthen, WITH SLIDING KEELS, in the Years 1800, 1801, and 1802, to NEW SOUTH WALES
$120.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1973. Facsimile edition of the 1803 original. (10), XXVI, 195 PP, plus 6 plates on full page (1 colour & 5 b/w), a large folded plan, and a large folded map. Fp: A sketch of two boats and a cutter with sliding keels. Red cloth cover, gilt title on spine. A near fine copy. Image shows the title-page. 26.7 x 21.7. 0724300368

38125
GREEN, R. C. & CRESSWELL, M. M. (editors)
SOUTHEAST SOLOMON ISLANDS CULTURAL HISTORY - A Preliminary Survey
$50.00 AUD

Royal Society of New Zealand. Wellington. 1976. 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...

39611
GREGORY, Alexis
THE GOLDEN AGE OF TRAVEL - 1880-1939
$30.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1998. Reprint of the 1991 English 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. 9780304351534

66534
GRIBBIN, John and Mary
FITZROY. The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast
$15.00 AUD

Review / Headline Books. London. 2003. 1st paperback edition. XII, 336 PP with b/w illustrations: 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

67557
GRIBBIN, John and Mary
FITZROY. The Remarkable Story of Darwin's Captain and the Invention of the Weather Forecast
$10.00 AUD

Review / Headline Books. London. 2003. 1st paperback edition. XII, 336 PP with b/w illustrations: 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. Occasional foxing. Very good. 23.5 x 16. 0755312902

73307
GRIMSHAW, Beatrice
IN THE STRANGE SOUTH SEAS
$40.00 AUD

Books for Libraries Press. Freeport, N.Y. 1971. Reprint in the "Black Heritage Library Collection", of the 1908 original. (2), X, 381 PP, plus 48 plates with 56 b/w photos. Fp: A native picnic, Tahiti. Cloth cover, title on spine, no dj. A near fine copy. 22.2 x 14.5. 0836987640

Tahiti, Cook Islands, Tonga.

57943
GROVE DAY, A.
THEY PEOPLED THE PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

Duell, Sloan and Pearce. New York. 1964. 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.

73278
GUEGAN, Bertrand (editor)
VOYAGE DE LA PEROUSE AUTOUR DU MONDE, publié d' après tous les manuscrits de l'Auteur
$100.00 AUD

Editions du Carrefour. Paris. 1930. 1st Ed., in Collection Voyages et Decouvertes. XVI, 294 PP with b/w illustrations: 1 map on double page, 1 sketch map and 2 coastal views on a single page, 8 drawings on double pages and 10 drawings on single page. Bound copy of the 1930 paperback edition, retaining original soft covers. Half bound, marbled boards, leather spine with raised bands, gilt title and 2 devices. Marbled endpapers. French text. Excellent condition. 24 x 20.

Voyage: 1785, 1786, 1787 & 1786.

38594
GUIART, Jean
DECOUVERTE DE L'OCEANIE - Tome I: Connaissance des îles
$55.00 AUD

Le Rocher à la Voile & Haere Po. Nouméa & Papeete. 2000. 1st Ed. 277 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. 21 x 15.

71532
GUILLAUMIN, Emile
FRANCOIS PERON - Enfant du Peuple - Un Grand Voyage - Une Oeuvre - Une Vie
$220.00 AUD

Les Marmousets. Moulins, France. 1982. 1st edition limited to 450 copies (400 with cloth cover), with a preface by Jacques Lougnon. 154 PP with 61 b/w reproductions of original engravings. Half title page: portrait of François Péron by M. C. A. Lesueur. Title page: Canda, Jeune fille Malaise, Timor. Cloth cover, colour vignette on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. French text. Near fine. 37.8 x 27.5. 2903886040

The life and the works of François Péron and his great voyage to Australia with the Baudin expedition.

40903
GUILLOU, Jean
MOI, JEAN GUILLOU, SECOND CHIRURGIEN DE L'ASTROLABE - Voyage de Lapérouse 1785-1788
$80.00 AUD

Editions de l'Etrave. Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France. 1999. 1st Ed. 311 PP with b/w illustrations (drawings, maps, plans and photos) and 16 colour plates. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note dated and signed by the author on first page. Bookplate of previous owner pasted down inside front cover. French text. Fine. 22 x 15.5. 2909599426

Historical novel. Exploration of the Pacific by Lapérouse on board La Boussole and L'Astrolabe. Call at Botany Bay, shipwrecked on Vanikoro Island... Building of a boat, arrival in Australia near Mackay.

50515
GUILLOU, Jean
DES JALONS DE L'HISTOIRE (Plats et Bouteilles Historiques)
$10.00 AUD

Editions de l'Etrave. Le Fresne, France. 2004. 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...

53198
GUILLOU, Jean
ECHOS DU GRAND OCEAN
$35.00 AUD

Editions de l'Etrave. Verrières, France. 2006. 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.

60683
GUILLOU, Jean
L'ODYSSEE D'ANN SMITH - Le destin d'une femme qui croisa celui de l'expédition La Pérouse
$45.00 AUD

Editions de l'Etrave. Beauvoir-sur-Mer, France. 2002. 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...

64178
GUILLOU, Jean
L'AUSTRALIE DE L'OUEST AURAIT PU APPARTENIR A LA FRANCE (in Cols Bleus - Issue No.2452)
$20.00 AUD

ADDIM / Cols Bleus, Hebdomanaire de la Marine et des Arsenaux Paris. 1998. 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.

39127
GURNEY, Alan
THE RACE TO THE WHITE CONTINENT
$15.00 AUD

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

57647
GURNEY, Alan
COMPASS - A Story of Exploration and Innovation
$10.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 2004. 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. 9780393050738

51640
HACKFORTH-JONES, Jocelyn
AUGUSTUS EARLE, Travel Artist
$30.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 1980. 1st Ed. IX, 157 PP with 16 colour plates, and 168 b/w illust. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket a little rubbed/chipped, o/wise near 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.

45006
HAKLUYT, Richard
THE PRINCIPALL NAVIGATIONS VOIAGES AND DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION (in 2 Volumes)
$150.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society & The Peabody Museum of Salem. Cambridge. 1965. 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.

56017
HAKLUYT, Richard
THE PRINCIPAL NAVIGATIONS VOYAGES TRAFFIQUES & DISCOVERIES OF THE ENGLISH NATION - Volume One
$20.00 AUD

J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. London. 1907. 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.

15556
HAKLUYT, Richard & ROWSE, A. L.
THE FIRST COLONISTS, Hakluyt's Voyages to North America
$10.00 AUD

Folio Society. London. 1987. 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).

57895
HALE, John R. (editor)
AGE OF EXPLORATION
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1974. 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.

72177
HALE, Katherine
LEGENDS OF THE SAINT LAWRENCE
$20.00 AUD

Canadian Pacific Railway. Montreal. c. 1926. Reprint of the 1920 original. 48 PP with colour illustrations by Chas W. Simpson. REP: Mao of the River and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Pictorial stiff cover. Near fine. 26 x 17.

42427
HALL, Captain Basil
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS OF CAPTAIN BASIL HALL R.N.
$50.00 AUD

Thomas Nelson and Sons. London. 1895. 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.

41031
HALL, Douglas B. & OSBORNE, Lord Albert
SUNSHINE AND SURF - A Year's Wanderings in the South Seas
$40.00 AUD

Adam and Charles Black. London. 1901. 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...

37591
HALL, Lincoln
DOUGLAS MAWSON - The Life of an Explorer
$15.00 AUD

New Holland. Sydney. 2000. 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)...

55498
HALLS, Chris
WEST COAST DISCOVERER DIRCK HARTOCHS (in Port of Fremantle Quarterly Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

Port of Fremantle. Fremantle. 1971. 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.

70369
HAMILTON, D.J. & J.B.
Through THE BLIGH MUSEUM OF PACIFIC EXPLORATION, Adventure Bay
$15.00 AUD

Bligh Museum. Adventure Bay, Bruni Island. 1956. 1st Ed. 16 PP with 4 b/w photos. Soft covers, pictorial front with title, staples removed. Small rubbed patches on front cover. Contents near fine. 23 x 16.5.

Published for the Official Opening of the Museum by The Right Honourable Sir Ronald Cross, Governor of Tasmania on 1st of March 1956.

66523
HAMILTON, George
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD IN HIS MAJESTY'S FRIGATE PANDORA
$90.00 AUD

Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 1998. 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. A hint of foxing along top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy22.7 x 14.2. 1875567224

HMS "Pandora" was despatched by the Admiralty to capture the mutineers of the "Bounty".

73844
HARE, Rosalie & LEE, Ida
THE VOYAGE OF THE CAROLINE: from England to Van Diemen's Land and Batavia in 1827-28 ...
$250.00 AUD

Longmans, Green and Co. Ltd. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XIV, 308 PP, plus over 40 b/w plates (8 of them folded) with over 42 illustrations (manuscript pages, portraits, charts & maps, portraits and prints ...). Fp: Cover of the Journal. Blue cloth covers, rebacked with original spine pasted down. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. Contents are clean and overall, this is a very good copy of a scarce item. 22.8 x 14.5.

... with chapters on the Early History of Northern Tasmania, Java, Mauritius and St. Helena, by Ida Lee (Mrs Charles Bruce Marriott).

68407
HARRIS, D. D. & SIMMONDS, A. F.
PATTERNS OF TRADE. A Geographical Approach
$20.00 AUD

The Jacaranda Press. Brisbane. 1979. 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...

46751
HAYES, Edmund (editor)
LOG OF THE UNION. John Boit's Remarkable Voyage to the Northwest Coast and around the World 1794-1796
$20.00 AUD

The Massachusetts Historical Society and The Oregon Historical Society. Portland, Oregon. 1986. 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.

60279
HAYNES, John J.
THE FORGOTTEN PEOPLE - The Story of the Fort Berthold Indian Mission, 1876-1985
$10.00 AUD

Author. Exeter, UK. 1987. 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

40183
HAYTER, Alethea
A VOYAGE IN VAIN - Coleridge's Journey to Malta in 1804
$15.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 1973. 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

49487
HAYTER, Alethea
A VOYAGE IN VAIN - Coleridge's Journey to Malta in 1804
$10.00 AUD

Faber and Faber. London. 1973. 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

39905
HAZLEWOOD, Nick
SAVAGE - THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JEMMY BUTTON
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 2000. 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...

31659
HEAPS, Leo
LOG OF THE CENTURION
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1974. Reprint of the Granada original. 270 PP with 59 illust. Fp: Portrait of Philip Saumarez. Eps: Chart of the Centurion's route round the world. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine, ribbon page-marker, dust jacket. Top edge tinted. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.8. 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.

45294
HEAPS, Leo
LOG OF THE CENTURION
$10.00 AUD

Hart-Davis, Macgibbon. London. 1974. 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, ribbon page-marker, gilt title on spine. A very good clean copy. 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.

67268
HEAPS, Leo
LOG OF THE CENTURION
$15.00 AUD

Hart-Davis, Macgibbon. London. 1973. 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 has a few repaired chips and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing, o/wise a near fine copy. 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.

73815
HEAPS, Leo
LOG OF THE CENTURION
$5.00 AUD

Hart-Davis, Macgibbon. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 270 PP with 59 illustrations. Fp: Portrait of Philip Saumarez. Eps: Chart of the Centurion's route round the world. Ex Library copy, dust jacket pasted down on covers, stamps and remnants of labels. Sellotape marks on first and last gutters. A good reading copy. 24.5 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.

46992
HEARNE, Samuel
A JOURNEY FROM PRINCE OF WALES'S FORT IN HUDSON 'S BAY TO THE NORTHERN OCEAN
$75.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1968. 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.

49392
HEATH, Byron
DISCOVERING THE GREAT SOUTH LAND
$30.00 AUD

Rosenberg. Sydney. 2005. 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

22048
HELLING, William P.
REDISTRIBUTING THE BLAME - Baudin's Voyage to the Australian Seas (in The Great Circle - Volume 15, No. 2, 1993)
$15.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History. Armidale, NSW. 1993. Vol. 15, No.2. 73-142, (2) PP. Contains article between P.107 and 127 with 5 maps. Soft cover. Fine. 24.5 x 16.5.

The Baudin expedition and some of the problems which plagued it: coordination between geographers and naturalists and their lengthy separations plus the problem of personalities (Baudin and Péron).

15626
HERRMANN, Paul
THE WORLD UNVEILED, The Story of Exploration from Columbus to Livingstone
$15.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1958. 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..

14782
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. London. 1980. 1st Ed. 333 PP plus 64 pages with 140 colour photos. Eps: Route of "Tigris" through the Persian Gulf, Arabian Sea & Gulf of Aden. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 25 x 15. 0045720231

Search of a sea route used 5000 years ago by the Sumerians on a reed raft.

32178
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE TIGRIS EXPEDITION - In Search of Our Beginnings
$5.00 AUD

New American Library. New York. 1982. 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.

73922
HEYERDAHL, Thor
THE RA EXPEDITIONS
$5.00 AUD

Signet Book / New American Library. New York. c. 1973. 3rdf printing of the 1972 paperback edition. 365, (3) PP with 1 map on double page, plus 64 pages with 111 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Stamp of previous owner inside front cover. Good. 23 x 15.

The crossing of the Atlantic on a papyrus raft.

46062
HILDEBRAND, J. R.
THE PATHFINDER OF THE EAST (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LII, No. 5 November 1927)
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1927. 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).

49608
HILDEBRAND, J. R.
THE GREATEST VOYAGE IN THE ANNALS OF THE SEA (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume LXII, No. 6, 1932)
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1932. 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.

61994
HILDEBRAND, J. R. / CHALMERS ADAMS, Harriet
THE PATHFINDER OF THE EAST / AN ALTITUDINAL JOURNEY THROUGH PORTUGAL (in National Geographic Magazine)
$20.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1927. 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.

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
$30.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1980. 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. Fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 070221275X

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
$85.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1980. 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

64673
HILL, David
THE GREAT RACE
$30.00 AUD

William Heinemann. Sydney. 2012. 1st Ed. XIV, 386 PP with 7 maps, plus 16 pages with 29 b/w and colour illustrations. Inside covers: Flinders' unpublished map of Terra Australis, 1804. Pictorial soft cover. 23.3 x 15.3. 9781742751092

The Race between the English and the French to complete the Map of Australia.

67181
HILL, Kenneth
THE HILL COLLECTION OF PACIFIC VOYAGES at the University of California, San Diego
$110.00 AUD

William Reese Company / Hordern House, Ltd. New Haven / Sydney. 2004. 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).

44611
HIRST, Warwick
PAINTING THE PACIFIC
$10.00 AUD

State Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 2002. 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.

30218
HOARE, Robert J.
TRAVEL BY SEA
$5.00 AUD

A. & C. Black. London. 1961. 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.

19711
HOOD, T.H.
NOTES OF A CRUISE IN H.M.S. FAWN IN THE WESTERN PACIFIC IN THE YEAR 1862
$250.00 AUD

Edmonston & Douglas. Edinburgh. 1863. 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.

69285
HOPKINS, David L.
THE HISTORY OF THE D'ENTRECASTEAUX WATERWAY
$35.00 AUD

Peregrine Publishing. Kettering, Tasmania. c. 2016. 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

39169
HORDERN HOUSE
FIRST FLEET TO FEDERATION 1788 - 1901
$20.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 1997. 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.

61931
HORDERN HOUSE
THE GREAT SOUTH LAND - Searching for the Antipodes, from classical scholars to Quiros & Dampier
$45.00 AUD

Hordern House Rare Books Pty. Ltd. Sydney. 2011 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. Price-List loosely inserted. 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.

71524
HORDERN HOUSE
CAPTAIN LOUIS DE FREYCINET AND HIS VOYAGES TO THE TERRES AUSTRALES
$45.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. No pagination, 172 PP with over 100 colour illustrations and a large folded plate with the 1822 "Chart of part of the interior of New South Wales", by John Oxley. Price list loosely inserted. Hard cover, gilt title on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 28.5 x 22. 9781875567621

92 items offered for sale, with 2 pages Price List inserted.

72332
HORDERN HOUSE
THE PARSONS COLLECTION: Rare Pacific Voyage Books from the Collection of David Parsons - Part I: Dampier to Cook
$45.00 AUD

Hordern House Rare Books. Sydney. 2005. Edited by Anne McCormick & Derek McDonell. No pagination, 126 PP with 5 head pieces in colour and 133 b/w & colour illustrations. 2 page price list loosely inserted. Eps: View of Ulietea. Cloth cover, title on front cover and spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 1875567461

Catalogue detailing 138 items: Dampier to Swift (16) - The Anson Expedition (18) - South Pacific (23) - North Pacific (11) - Captain James Cook (67).

70869
HORDERN, Marsden
MARINERS ARE WARNED ! John Lort Stokes & H.M.S. Beagle in Australia 1837-1843
$100.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1989. 1st edition, limited to 1250 copies, No. 4 in the Miegunyah Press series. XXII, (2), 360 PP with 8 figures & 9 maps, plus 7 lift-out charts inside back cover, and 24 Pages with 43 plates (4 in colour). Newspaper clipping loosely inserted. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.7. 052284376X

The third surveying voyage by the British Hydrographical Office around the coasts of Australia, undertaken on board the HMS Beagle.

52249
HORNER, Frank
LA RECONNAISSANCE FRANCAISE: L'expédition Baudin en Australie (1801-1803)
$60.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2006. 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.

69214
HORNER, Frank
LOOKING FOR LA PEROUSE, D'Entrecasteaux in Australia and the South Pacific 1792-1793
$90.00 AUD

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1995. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. No. 7 in the Second Miegunyah Press series. XIV, 318, (2) PP with 4 pages ship plans, and 11 maps, plus 12 pages with 10 b/w plates. Cloth cover, dj. Copy dated and signed by the author on half title page. Near fine. 24.3 x 16. 0522844510

The valuable discoveries made by the D'Entrecasteaux expedition while searching for the French explorer whose fate was unknown after sailing from Botany Bay in 1788. Explorations on the West and South Coast of Australia, in Tasmania, the coast of New Caledonia and in the Solomons and New Guinea.

49393
HORWITZ, Tony
INTO THE BLUE - Boldly going where Captain Cook has gone before
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2003. 1st printing. (14), 480 PP with 1 portrait and 7 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing. Near fine. 19.5 x 13. 9781741141634

55482
HOSTY, Kieran
THE CHARLOTTE MEDAL (in Signals No. 84)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2008. 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.

45619
HOUGH, Richard
THE BLIND HORN'S HATE
$10.00 AUD

Arrow Books. London. 1973. 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...

15552
HOWAY, Frederic W.
VOYAGES OF THE COLUMBIA TO THE NORTHWEST COAST 1787-1790 and 1790-1793
$50.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. 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.

34298
HOWAY, Frederic W. (editor)
VOYAGES OF THE COLUMBIA TO THE NORTHWEST COAST 1787-1790 and 1790-1793
$40.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland. 1990. 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.

73866
HOWELL, Josh.
TRAVEL GUIDE - CHILE EXPERIENCE: Nature, Adventure & Culture
$10.00 AUD

Turiscom Publishing. Santiago, Chile. 2001. August 2001 edition. 616, (22 Atlas) PP with colour illustrations: maps & sketch maps, maps. Pictorial soft covers. Fine (as new condition). 19.5 x 13.5. 9789567264797

44441
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLORATION TO 1800: a comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization from the earliest times to the year 1800
$250.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 2003. 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.

47831
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLORATION 1800 TO 1850: a comprehensive reference guide to the history and literature of exploration, travel and colonization between the years 1800 and 1850
$200.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 2004. 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.

53164
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLORATION 1850 TO 1940: The oceans, islands and polar regions: 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
$200.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 2006. 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

521 articles/entries. From Louis William ABBOTT to Ferdinand von ZEPPELIN.

72680
HOWGEGO, Raymond John
THE BOOK OF EXPLORATION
$45.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 2009. 1st Ed. 360 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.7 x 25.8. 9780297855385

69795
HUDSON, Harry
EXPLORERS OF AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

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.

49118
HUIE, Shirley Fenton
TIGER LILIES - Women Adventurers in the South Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1990. 1st Ed. (10), 218 PP with 1 drawing, 9 engravings and 20 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Slight ageing of paper. 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 ...

17486
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
LES GRANDS NAVIGATEURS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979. 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 vignett on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24.

Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...

21412
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
THE EXPLORERS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979. 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. 0705406229

Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...

37631
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
THE EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 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. 0705406229

Vasco Da Gama, Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan...

37632
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
THE EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1984. 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...

66745
HUNT, Susan, TERRY, Martin, & THOMAS, Nicholas
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS - The Voyages of Dumont d'Urville 1826-1840
$45.00 AUD

Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales. Sydney. 2002. 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 covers. Fine (as new condition). 30 x 23.6. 9781876991005

37062
HUNT, William R.
TO STAND AT THE POLE - The Dr. Cook - Admiral Peary North Pole Controversy
$20.00 AUD

Stein and Day. New York. 1981. 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.

50346
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
THE MILLIONAIRE BOTANIST, Joseph Banks (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)
$15.00 AUD

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

Sir Joseph Banks.

72793
INGLETON, Geoffrey C.
CHARTING A CONTINENT - A Brief Memoir on the History of Marine Exploration and Hydrographical Surveying in Australian Waters from the Discoveries of Captain James Cook to the War Activities of the Royal Australian Navy Surveying Service
$180.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1944. 1st Ed. Foreword by Captain A. G. N. Wyatt. XIV, (2 blank), 146 PP, plus 32 pages with 42 b/w plates. FEP: Coral Sea. REP: Papua Gulf & Bismark Sea. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips, mostly at top and bottom of spine and is in a protective sleeve. Errata slip tipped in on page XIII. Small signature at top of FFEP. A near fine copy of this scarce title. 22 x 15.

71339
INSOLE, Elizabeth Dawson
EXILE INTO ADVENTURE
$30.00 AUD

Christopher Johnson. London. 1957. 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.

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

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

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

38638
IRVINE, Lucy
RUNAWAY
$10.00 AUD

Random House. New York. 1987. 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...

15557
IRVING, Washington
COLUMBUS'S VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY, Together with the Voyages and Discoveries of his Contemporaries and Companions
$15.00 AUD

Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co. London. c. 1880. 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.

13246
IRWIN, Geoffrey
THE PREHISTORIC EXPLORATION AND COLONISATION OF THE PACIFIC
$25.00 AUD

C.U.P. Cambridge. 1996. 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.

37541
ISELIN, Isaac
JOURNAL OF A TRADING VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD. 1805-1808
$20.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Washington, USA. 1999. 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...

57460
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume II: The voyages of 1814, 1815 and 1816
$40.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2008. 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.

57535
JACKSON, C. Ian (editor)
THE ARCTIC WHALING JOURNALS OF WILLIAM SCORESBY THE YOUNGER - Volume III: The voyages of 1817, 1818 and 1820
$40.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2009. 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.

53828
JACOBS, Joseph
THE STORY OF GEOGRAPHICAL DISCOVERY - How the World became known
$15.00 AUD

George Newnes. London. c. 1895. 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.

33168
JACOBS, Michael
THE PAINTED VOYAGE - Art, Travel and Exploration 1564-1875
$15.00 AUD

British Museum Press. London. 1995. 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 a habitual feature of exploration, scientific and diplomatic voyages.

37477
JAMES, Dr. Wendy
RE-DISCOVERING SCHUVER'S AFRICA
$5.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1996. 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).

73867
JAMES, Naomi
ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. New York. 1979. 1st US edition. Foreword by Chay Blyth. 192 PP with 1 map " rounding Cape Horn" and plans of "Crusader". Eps: Track of round world voyage. Cloth covers, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Very good. 23.5 x 16. 0698109864

74763
JAMES, Naomi
COURAGE AT SEA - Tales of Heroic Voyages
$20.00 AUD

Marks & Spencer / St Michael. London. 1988. Special edition. 200 PP with b/w illustrations (10 prints, facsimile of documents and photos) and colour illustrations (2 charts and 15 maps, 4 paintings and 50 photos). Pictoral stiff covers with light wear at bottom corner, o/wise fine. 29.5 x 21.5. 0712624880

15 voyages: Magellan & Anson... Mutiny on the Bounty... Shackleton's perilous rescue mission... David Lewis. Donald Crowhurst. Ann Davison. Bernard Moitessier...

31507
JAMES, Wendy, BAUMANN, Gerd & JOHNSON, Douglas H. (editors)
JUAN MARIA SCHUVER'S TRAVELS IN NORTH EAST AFRICA 1880-1883
$15.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1996. 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.

50433
JENNINGS, M. J.
THE DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA
$30.00 AUD

Hill of Content. Melbourne. 1967. 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. Contained in an illustrated cardboard envelope. Near 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....

67964
JOACHIM, Denis
THE DENIS JOACHIM COLLECTION - An Important Collection of Australian Colonial Books, Fine Art, Prints and Photographs
$75.00 AUD

Mossgreen Auctions / Australian Book Auctions. Melbourne. 2016. 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..

69004
JOHNSON, Captain & Mrs. Irving
SAILING TO SEE, Picture Cruise in the Schooner Yankee
$100.00 AUD

W.W. Norton. New York. 1939. 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 ..

61457
JOHNSON, Dianne
BRUNY D'ENTRECASTEAUX and his encounter with Tasmanian Aborigines: From Provence to Recherche Bay
$35.00 AUD

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

49394
JOLLY, Roslyn (editor)
THE CRUISE OF THE JANET NICHOL AMONG THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS. A Diary by Mrs Robert Louis Stevenson
$20.00 AUD

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

68334
JOUFFROY-GAUJA, F. K., BEAULIEU, J - P. & DONATOWICZ, J. C.
SECRET GARDEN AT RECHERCHE BAY - 1792
$45.00 AUD

Ancient Art of the South Seas. Hobart. 2016. 1st edition of February 2016. 96 PP with 4 sketch maps, 28 b/w and 24 colour illustrations. Title page: Lahaye's garden on chart of Port du Nord. Pictorial soft cover. Signed by J.P. Beaulieu on the title page. Fine. 25 x 21. 9782953563559

Felix Lahaye and the French Garden set on 23 April 1792 at Recherche Bay, during the expedition led by Rear-Admiral Bruny d'Entrecasteaux.

20744
JUDGE, Joseph, STANFIELD, James L., MARSDEN, Luis & LYON, Eugene
COLUMBUS AND THE NEW WORLD [in National Geographic Magazine]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1986. 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.

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

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

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

49805
KEATS, Warren Davenport
FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH LAND
$15.00 AUD

Author. Tweed Heads, NSW. 2005. 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).

59584
KEATS, Warren Davenport
FLIGHT TO THE SOUTH LAND
$20.00 AUD

Author. Tweed Heads, NSW. 2005. 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).

31753
KEAY, John (editor)
THE ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY HISTORY OF WORLD EXPLORATION
$25.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1991. 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.

37133
KENDALL, Lace
Elisha Kent KANE: ARCTIC CHALLENGER
$40.00 AUD

Macrae Smith Co. Philadelphia. 1963. 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.

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

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

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

73498
KILVINGTON, Patrick
THE LAST LANC'
$120.00 AUD

Boolarong Publication. Brisbane. 1982. 1st Ed. XX, 162 PP with b/w illustrations: 11 portraits and 40 photos. Hard cover, dust jacket with a few small chips and is now in a protective sleeve. A near fine copy. Scarce. 24.5 x 17. 0908175329

The last flight of "Spirit of Surfers Paradise" in 1965 from Sydney to Biggin Hill, Kent, United Kingdom. List of the 7,376 other Lancasters built between P.120 and 162.

11235
KING, Jonathan
THE MAYFLOWER MIRACLE, The Pilgrims' Own Story of the Founding of America
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 134 PP with 33 margin illustrations, plus 16 pages with 26 b/w illust., and 4 pages with 8 colour illust. FEP: Facsimile of the Mayflower compact, 1620. REP: List of some of the pilgrims who joined the Mayflower. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small chips and is in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on top outside edge, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.5 x 19.8. 0333430050

The voyage which gave birth to the United States of America.

40058
KING, Margaret
EDEN TO PARADISE
$15.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 1963. 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.

60214
KING, Paul (editor)
VOYAGING TO CHINA IN 1855 AND 1904: A Contrast in Travel
$25.00 AUD

Heath Cranton. London. 1936. 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.

70078
KINGSTON, W. H. G.
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD
$30.00 AUD

T. Nelson and Sons. London. 1882. 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".

38892
KIRSOP, Wallace
THE PERON - FREYCINET PROSPECTUSES (in Explorations No. 5)
$10.00 AUD

Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations / ISFAR. Melbourne. 1987. 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.

56107
KIRWAN, Leora
XANADU: Encounters with China
$10.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2004. 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.

73037
KLOOSTERMAN, Alphons M. J.
DISCOVERERS OF THE COOK ISLANDS AND THE NAMES THEY GAVE
$30.00 AUD

Cook Islands Library & Museum. Rarotonga, Cook Islands. 1973. 1st edition by the Curiculum Development Unit. Bulletin No. 1 of the Cook Islands Library and Museum. 76 PP with 44 b/w illustrations (10 maps and 34 drawings). Card covers, illustrated front. Stapled typescript monograph. Covers a little soiled with light wear, occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 29.8 x 21.

51026
KOFFLER, Sandy & CALOZ, René, ATTINELLI, Lucio (editors)
HISTORY OF MANKIND (in The UNESCO Courier)
$15.00 AUD

UNESCO. Paris. 1967. 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...

73055
KOZEL, Ben
FIVE MONTHS IN A LEAKY BOAT: Rowing through Mongolia and Siberia to the Arctic Ocean
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Sydney. 2003. 1st Ed. (10), 422 PP with 1 map of the Yenisey River system, plus 16 pages with 44 colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5. 9780732911911

Down the Yenisey River in May 2001.

74670
KRUTA, Vladislav, WHITLEY, Gilbert P., VALLANCE, Thomas G. ...et al.
DR. JOHN LHOTSKY - The Turbulent Australian Writer, Naturalist and Explorer
$20.00 AUD

AFLC / Australia Felix Literary Club. Melbourne. 1977. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the "Documentary and Historical" series. 1786 PP with 32 b/w illustrations (facsimiles of documents, cover pages, manuscripts, maps, prints and photos). Stiff covers, front cover with title, name of 7 authors and Shield with Motto. Near fine. 24 x 16.8.

A Czech born Scientist. ... Tasmania: October 1836 to April 1838 ... ...

71362
KUBALSKI, N.-A. (editor)
VOYAGES DANS L'OCEAN PACIFIQUE (Sud-Est) et description des îles principales
$45.00 AUD

Ad Mame et Cie. Tours. 1854. 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. French text. 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.

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 ...
$10.00 AUD

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.

15622
LANGLEY, Michael
WHEN THE POLE STAR SHONE - A History of Exploration
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1972. 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.

73397
LAPIERRE, Alexandra
JE TE VOIS REINE DES QUATRE PARTIES DU MONDE - L' épopée de Doña Isabel Barreto, Conquistadora des Mers du Sud, Première et seule femme amirale de l'armada espagnole
$10.00 AUD

Flammarion. Paris. 2013. 1st Ed. 573, (3) PP with 5 b/w illustrations (2 maps on double page by Clément Argouarc'h and 3 drawings by Eric Doxat). Pictorial stiff covers. French text. Foxing spots on first & last leaves, and on outside edges. Very good. 24 x 15.3. 9782081269927

Voyage of exploration: Peru, Marquesas Islands, Solomon Islands, Guam, Philippines ... Acapulco.

15651
LAPLACE, Capitaine de Frégate
VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD ON THE CORVETTE LA FAVORITE 1830, 1831, 1832
$25.00 AUD

Antiques of the Orient. Singapore. 1991. 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. Call in the Derwent River and at Sydney...

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
$70.00 AUD

Archival Facsimiles. London. 1987. 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.

63674
LATHWELL, Jennifer & David
FROM FRANCE TO FREYCINET - The background to the French names on the East Coast of Tasmania
$20.00 AUD

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

60500
LAURENT, Maurice F.
LA MER EST BELLE
$10.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette. Paris. 1963. 1st Ed., in l'Humour Contemporain series. 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.

46609
LEDUC, Jean
D'UN EMPIRE A L'AUTRE. Les Pellion, Cavalier et Marins au service de la France 1809-1868
$15.00 AUD

Editions du Gerfaut. Paris. 2003. 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...

34502
LEE, Albert
THE WORLD'S EXPLORATION STORY
$20.00 AUD

The Pilgrim Press. London. 1930s. 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.

73679
LEE, Ida (Mrs Charles Bruce Marriott)
COMMODORE SIR JOHN HAYES, His Voyage and Life (1767-1831), with some account of Admiral D'ENTRECASTEAUX's Voyage of 1792-3
$300.00 AUD

Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1912. 1st Ed. XVI, 340 PP with 1 family tree of Commodore Sir John Hayes and 31 b/w plates, plus 3 plates (frontispiece, 1 Map "Track of the Duke of Clarence and the Duchess", and 1 folded "Chart drawn by Hayes and published in 1798". Fp: Portrait of Sir John Hayes. Cloth covers with light wear around edges and a little faded, gilt title on rebacked spine. Stamp of the previous owner "Roberts Library No. 27" on half title page and renewed endpapers. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 22.5 x 15.5.

Chapter II: Preparation and departures of the Expedition to Van Diemen's Land. Chapter III: John Hayes in Tasmania (discovery and exploration of the Derwent River / rediscovery of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, the Huon River and Bruny Island). ... Chapter IV: Call in New Caledonia, where a volcanic eruption was witnessed (???).

73911
LEE, Ida (Mrs Charles Bruce Marriott)
COMMODORE SIR JOHN HAYES, His Voyage and Life (1767-1831), with some account of Admiral D'ENTRECASTEAUX's Voyage of 1792-3
$250.00 AUD

Longmans, Green, and Co. London. 1912. 1st Ed. XVI, 340 PP with 1 family tree of Commodore Sir John Hayes and 31 b/w plates, plus 3 plates (frontispiece, 1 Map "Track of the Duke of Clarence and the Duchess", and 1 folded "Chart drawn by Hayes and published in 1798". Fp: Portrait of Sir John Hayes. Cloth covers , gilt title on spne. Covers with light wear. Bookplate of "The Public Library of New london" on front endpaper, and library No. at foot of spine and at bottom of the Preface page. The folded chart facing page 24 is a photostat copy. Errata slip tipped in on title page. An otherwise very good clean copy. Scarce. 22.2 x 15.

Chapter II: Preparation and departures of the Expedition to Van Diemen's Land. Chapter III: John Hayes in Tasmania (discovery and exploration of the Derwent River / rediscovery of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel, the Huon River and Bruny Island). ... Chapter IV: Call in New Caledonia, where a volcanic eruption was witnessed (???).

41615
LEE, Norman E.
TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT THROUGH THE AGES
$10.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1951. 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.

20849
LEED, Eric
SHORES OF DISCOVERY, How Expeditionaries have Constructed the World
$10.00 AUD

BasicBooks / HarperCollins. New York. 1995. 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.

18205
LEFEBURE, Nadine
MARINS CELEBRES
$10.00 AUD

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

Noteable Seamen: from Amerigo Vespucci to Captain Wallis.

74513
LEICHHARDT, Dr. Ludwig
JOURNAL OF AN OVERLAND EXPEDITION IN AUSTRALIA, from Moreton Bay to Port Essington, a Distance of upwards of 3000 Miles, during the Years 1844-1845
$25.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. c. 1980. Facsimile edition of the 1847 original. XX, 544 PP with 7 b/w engravings, 6 plates with engravings by H. Melville. Fp: Lagoon near South Alligator River. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.6 x 14. 0868240249

72126
LESSON, Primevère
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE ENTREPRIS PAR ORDRE DU GOUVERNEMENT SUR LA CORVETTE "LA COQUILLE" (in 2 Volumes)
$2000.00 AUD

P. Pourrat Frères, Editeurs. Paris. 1838 & 1839. 1st edition. Volume 1 (1838): (IV), 510, (2) PP, with vignette on title page, plus 17 illustrated plates (1 folded and 4 in colour) with tissue guard. Fp: Portrait of R. P. Lesson. Volume 2 (1839): (IV), 547, (2 errata), (2) PP with vignette on title page, plus 25 illustrated plates (1 folded and 15 in colour) with tissue guard. Fp: Vue de la Colonnade Basaltique ou Pyha, Vallée de Matavaï. Hard covers, marbled paper over boards, quarter calf, gilt title on spine. Note on front endpaper of Volume 1 to previous owner signed by friends of l'Union Internationale pour la Protection de la Nature. Plate "Psitacule de Kuhl" (without tissue guard), loosely inserted. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. A nice copy of a scarce item. French text. 25.7 x 16.5.

The author was the surgeon and acted as the naturalist of the expedition led by Duperrey. Ingleton reference: 6660.

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

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

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

55222
LESUEUR, Charles-Alexandre
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS. An Historical Record Atlas by Lesueur and Péron
$150.00 AUD

The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2008. 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

15605
LEWIS, David
FROM MAUI TO COOK - The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1977. 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.

45667
LEWIS, David
FROM MAUI TO COOK - The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific
$5.00 AUD

Doubleday. Sydney. 1977. 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.

61851
LEWIS, David
FROM MAUI TO COOK - The Discovery and Settlement of the Pacific
$45.00 AUD

Doubleday Australia. Sydney. 1977. 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.

60679
LHUEDE, Valerie
FRANCIS BARRALLIER, Explorer, Surveyor, Engineer... Three Years in New South Wales (1800-1803) (in Explorations No. 35)
$10.00 AUD

ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. Melbourne. 2004. 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.

55481
LINDER, Michelle
TRASH OR TREASURE ?, Souvenirs of Travel (in Signals No. 84)
$10.00 AUD

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

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)
$65.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1968. 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.

70656
LLOYD, Christopher
PACIFIC HORIZONS - The Exploration of the Pacific before Captain Cook
$40.00 AUD

George Allen and Unwin Ltd. London. 1946. 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.

10331
LOGAN JACK, Robert
NORTHMOST AUSTRALIA, Three Centuries of Exploration, Discovery and Adventure in and around the Cape York Peninsula, Queensland (in Two Volumes)
$800.00 AUD

Simpkin Marshall. London. 1921. 1st edition. Volume I: XVI, 366 PP with lists, plus 22 pages with 21 b/w plates with portraits and 9 folded maps (Index + A to H) in pocket on rear cover. Fp: Portrait of Robert Logan Jack, 1920 (with tissue guard). Volume II: XIV, 367-768 PP, plus 18 b/w plates with portraits, and 8 folded maps (K to R) in pocket on rear cover. Cloth covers, title in blind on front cover and gilt on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and margin of a few pages. Dust jacket with some light foxing and soiling. Handwritten neat dedicatory note "To Dear Len from Cora, July16th 1946" at top of FFEP of Volume I. Contents are near fine. A scarce set with the dust jackets. More images available upon request. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 25.2 x 16.

54252
LORIMER, Joyce (editor)
SIR WALTER RALEGH'S DISCOVERIE OF GUIANA
$25.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2006. 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

72080
LUKE, Rosemary & BRISSENDEN, Alan (editors)
BIBLIOFILE, Journal of Friends of the Library of South Australia. The Garden Issue: Volume 12, No. 4, 2010
$20.00 AUD

Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2010. September 2010. 36 PP with 2 tables, 3 colour photos et 14 b/w illustrations (1 chart, 2 portraits, paintings, photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 24.5 x 17.

An eighteenth-century French garden in Van Diemens Land, by Edward Duyker. Matthew Flinders "Investigator" garden, by Lance McCarthy...

69187
LY-TIO-FANE PINEO, Huguette
IN THE GRIPS OF THE EAGLE: Matthew Flinders at Ile de France 1803-1810
$110.00 AUD

Government Printer. Port Louis, Mauritius. 2004. 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.

19223
LYTE, Charles
SIR JOSEPH BANKS, 18th Century Explorer, Botanist and Entrepreneur
$25.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1980. 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.

73469
LÜTKE, Frédéric
VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE 1826-1829 (Vol. I, II & III)
$100.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1971. Reprint of the 1835 edition. Bibliotheca Australiana Nos. 58 to 60. Volume I: (4), (IV), IV, XXIV, 410 PP with tables and 1 figure, plus 1 plan of a house, 1 folded plan and a large folded chart at back. Volume II: (4), (II), II, 387 PP (1 errata) with 1 b/w illustration, plus 1 plate & a large folded chart at back. Volume III: (4), XII, 352 PP, plus a large folded chart at back. Hard covers, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette on front board and spine. Faint foxing. Near fine. 22 x 14.5. 9060721039

The Lutke expedition left Cronstadt in 1826, reaching Sitka in Alaska in June 1827 via Rio de Janeiro, Cape Horn and Valparaiso. Exploration to Bering Strait, wintering in the Caroline Islands in 1828...

73182
MACKANESS, George
THE LIFE OF VICE-ADMIRAL WILLIAM BLIGH - R.N., F.R.S. (Two Volumes in One)
$45.00 AUD

Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. New York. c. 1931. 1st US edition from the 1931 Australian original. Vol. I: (14), 369 PP. Vol. II: (3), 348, ( 25 bibliography), (23 index) PP. Copy with 2 b/w portraits (frontispiece of Vol. I & Vol. II), plus 56 plates with 68 b/w illustrations and 1 large folded map at end of book. Top edge tinted. Green cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on spine (dulled). Back and head of spine of dust jacket is missing and is now repaired and in a protective sleeve. Ageing of paper, and occasional foxing. Still a very good clean copy. 24 x 15.7.

74955
MACKANESS, George
THE LIFE OF VICE-ADMIRAL WILLIAM BLIGH - R.N., F.R.S. (Two Volumes in One)
$40.00 AUD

Farrar & Rinehart, Inc. New York. c. 1931. 1st US edition from the 1931 Australian original. Vol. I: (14), 369 PP. Vol. II: (3), 348, ( 25 bibliography), (23 index) PP. Copy with 2 b/w portraits (frontispiece of Vol. I & Vol. II), plus 56 plates with 68 b/w illustrations and 1 large folded map at end of book. Top edge tinted. Green cloth cover, device in blind on front cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Front endpaper with cover of dust jacket tipped in, and 2 newspaper clippings pasted down. Ageing of paper, and occasional foxing. Still a very good clean copy. 24 x 15.7.

74574
MACKLIN, Robert
HAMILTON HUME - The Life and Times of our Greatest Explorer
$20.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2016. 1st Ed. XVIII, 318 PP with 1 map, plus 8 pages with 16 b/w illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 29.5 x 15.3. 9780733634055

45369
MACLEAN, Alistair
CAPTAIN COOK
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1974. 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

45370
MACLEAN, Alistair
CAPTAIN COOK
$15.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1972. 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

70476
MACWHIRTER, Noel & Pat, SAGLIOCCO, Jean Louis & SOUTHWOOD, Jane (editors)
Le NATURALISTE in WESTERN PORT: 1802-2002 - Two Hundred Years of Change
$75.00 AUD

Victoria Department of Infrastructure. Melbourne. 2003. 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. ...

70098
MAGGS
TRAVEL AND VOYAGES - Catalogue 1339
$10.00 AUD

Maggs Bros. Ltd. London. 2003. 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.

73845
MAHLER, Richard & WOTKYNS, Steele
BELIZE, A Natural Destination
$10.00 AUD

John Muir Publications. Santa Fe, New Mexico. 1992. 2nd printing, May 1992 of the 1991 original. Foreword by Dr. Victor Gonzales. XIV, 288 (2 publications) PP with b/w illustrations (drawings & sketches, 6 maps & c. 26 photos), plus 8 pages with 20 colour photos by Kevin Schafer. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 14. 9781562610111

34793
LE MAIRE, Jacob
MIRROR OF THE AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATION
$150.00 AUD

Hordern House / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 1999. 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. Near 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.

65342
MALET, Christian
VOYAGES ET DECOUVERTES: du Kamtchatka au Groenland ... (in Boreales - No. 50 / 53)
$15.00 AUD

CRIN / Centre de Recherche Inter-Nordiques. Paris. 1992. 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.

60391
MALHERBE, Gaston
LA CONQUETE DES MERS
$10.00 AUD

Editions Mondo. Lauzanne. 1971. 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.

73300
MANGIN, Arthur
VOYAGES ET DECOUVERTES OUTRE-MER AU XIXe Siècle
$135.00 AUD

Alfred Mame et Cie, Imprimeurs-Libraires. Tours. 1863. 1st Ed. (4), 468 PP, plus 26 b/w plates illusrated by Durand-Brager. Fp: "Petersen, paralysé par son émotion...". Hard cover, cloth boards, leather spine with gilt decorations and title, all edges gilt. Covers slightly rubbed and gilt a little dulled on spine. Minimal light foxing. A near fine copy of a scarce item. French text. 24.8 x 16.5.

French Voyages: Baudin, de Freycinet, Dumont d'Urville. Austrian Voyage of the Novara by Captain Wullerstorf Urtair. Arctic voyages by Sir John Franklin and linked to his search.

73301
MANGIN, Arthur
VOYAGES ET DECOUVERTES OUTRE-MER AU XIXe Siècle
$80.00 AUD

Alfred Mame et Fils, Editeurs. Tours. 1880. 3rd edition of the 1863 original. 1st Ed. 400 PP with 24 b/w plates illusrated by Durand-Brager. Fp: "Petersen, paralysé par son émotion...". Green cloth covers, covers with embossed decorations, gilt title on front board and spine, all edges gilt. Covers rubbed and scratched. Endpapers split at gutter. Prize plate pasted down on front endpaper. Leaf 279/280 has a rapaired tear. Heavy foxing. Very good reading copy. French text. 29.8 x 21.

French Voyages: Baudin, de Freycinet, Dumont d'Urville. Austrian circumnavigation voyage of the "Novara" by Captain Wullerstorf Urtair. Arctic expeditions and voyages by Sir John Franklin and linked to his search.

37852
MANNEVILLE, Philippe & LE GUEN, Jean
LES NORMANDS ET LES AMERIQUES
$25.00 AUD

Centre Havrais de Recherche Historique. Le Havre. 1994. 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...

22670
MARKS, Richard Lee
THREE MEN OF THE BEAGLE
$10.00 AUD

Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 1991. 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.

48382
MARSHALL, Michael W.
OCEAN TRADERS, From the Portuguese discoveries to the present day
$25.00 AUD

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.

50921
MARSHALL, Professor P. J.
THOMAS HYDE: Stupor Mundi
$5.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1982. 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).

73115
MARTIN, Ken
WALKS OF THE SHIPWRECK COAST & VOLCANO COUNTRY
$20.00 AUD

Bas Publishing. Seaford, Vic. 2010. 2nd edition, completely revised and updated. 205, (3) PP with colour illustratons: maps, plans an photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (mint condition). 21 x 14.8. 9781921496080

15576
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II
$15.00 AUD

World Publishing. Cleveland. 1963. 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.

39972
MARX, Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE NIÑA II
$15.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1964. 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.

15595
MASSON, Philippe & VERGE-FRANCESCHI, Michel (editors)
LA FRANCE ET LA MER AU SIECLE DES GRANDES DECOUVERTES
$30.00 AUD

Tallandier. Paris. 1993. 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,...

54694
MASSY, Fiona
FLORA BOTANICA: José Mutis' Grand Botanical Expedition (in National Lbrary of Australia News - Vol XVIII, No. 8, May 2008)
$5.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2008. 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.

73460
MATTHEWS, Owen
GLORIOUS MISADVENTURES - Nikolai Rezanov and the Dream of a Russian America
$40.00 AUD

Bloomsbury. New York. 2013. 1st Ed. XIV, 384, (2) PP with 2 maps and 29 b/w illustrations (drawings, engravings, sketches), plus 16 pages with 5 b/w and 31 colour illustrations. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Top outside edge with a rermainder mar, o/wise fine. 24 x 16.2. 9781620402399

20860
MATTHEWS, Rupert
EXPLORER
$5.00 AUD

HarperCollins. Sydney. 1991. 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.

54453
MAYERS, Kit
NORTH-EAST PASSAGE TO MUSCOVY. Stephen Borough and the First Tudor Explorations
$25.00 AUD

Sutton Publishing. London. 2005. 1st Ed. XIV, 241 PP with 25 b/w illustrations (maps, plans...). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 0750940697

72368
McALEER, John and RIGBY, Nigel
CAPTAIN COOK AND THE PACIFIC: Art, Exploration & Empire
$70.00 AUD

Yale University Press / Royal Museums Greenwich. New Haven, Ct. / London. 2017. 1st edition, with a foreword by Dr. Kevin Fewster. 256 PP with 253 figures either in b/w or colour (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, paintings & photos). Fp (in colour): Resolution and Discovery in Ship Cove, Nootka Sound. Figure 1 (in colour): Captain Cook by Nathaniel Dance. Hard covers, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine (mint condition). 26 x 20. 9780300207248

74231
McCALL, Edith
EXPLORERS IN A NEW WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Odhams Press Limited. London. 1961. 1st UK edition of the 1960 US original. 168 PP with 35 b/w illustrations by Robert Borja. Hard covers, illustrated front. Note to previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 20.8 x 14.5.

70564
McCALMAN, Iain & ERSKINE, Nigel (editors)
IN THE WAKE OF THE BEAGLE: Science in the Southern Oceans from the Age of Darwin
$50.00 AUD

University of New South Wales Press / Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2009. 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. ...

15623
McCORMICK, Anne & McDONNELL, Derek
PACIFIC VOYAGES & EXPLORATION, From the Carlsmith Collection and Other Sources
$30.00 AUD

Hordern House. Sydney. 1987. 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 ...

38270
McINTYRE, Kenneth Gordon
PORTUGUESE DISCOVERERS ON THE AUSTRALIAN COAST (in The Victorian Historical Magazine)
$20.00 AUD

Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1974 Volume 45, No. 4, 178th Issue - November 1974. Edited by E. W. O. Perry. 169 to 244 pages. Contains article between P. 201 and 228 with 3 maps. Card cover. Fine. 21.7 x 15.3.

67974
McLEAN, Donald & EMANUEL, Cedric
THE GREAT SOUTH LAND - Book 2
$15.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1975. 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

73120
McMULLEN, R. T.
AN EXPERIMENTAL CRUISE, Single Handed in the 'PROCYON', 7-Ton Lugger
$150.00 AUD

Edward Stanford & Charles Wilson. London. 1880. 1st Ed. (4), 139, (3) PP with b/w illustrations: vignette 'Anchorage at night' on title page, plus 2 folded plates (plan of the lugger & map of the English Channel) and 2 plates on full page (map of Thames Estuary and Calais to Dover & woodcut 'Five Miles to Dover'). Cloth cover, gilt decoration and title on front cover, gilt title on spine. Covers with minimal wear, light foxing on outside edges. An unusually bright and near fine copy of a scarce item. 18.8 x 13.

Passage in 1873 from Greenhithe to the Isle of Wight and Lymington.

60715
McNEILL, William H.
THE GREAT FRONTIER - Freedom and Hierarchy in Modern Times
$5.00 AUD

Princeton Universty Press. Princeton, NJ. 1983. 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.

73648
MEADE, Lieut. The Hon. Herbert
A RIDE THROUGH THE DISTURBED DISTRICT OF NEW ZEALAND; Together with some account of the SOUTH SEAS ISLANDS.
$360.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1870. 1st edited by his brother R.H. Meade with a preface (including a letter by Sir George Grey, Governor of New Zealand). XII, 375 PP with 18 cuts (b/w illustrations), plus 2 maps in colour (1 of them folded) and 3 chromolithographic plates. Fp (in colour): "Geyser, Boiling Cataracts, and Steam-Jets on the Waikato". Rebacked copy with new endpapers. Half bound covers retaining the original cloth and the spine pasted down on leather spine. Ageing of paper. Copy lacking the colour plate "Gate Pah Redoubt, Tauranga", facing page 9. An otherwise near fine copy. Scarce. 22.7 x 16.

... being selections from the Journals and Letters of Lieut. The Honorable Herbert Meade, R.N. The author served (1864, 1865) on "HMS Curaçoa" and "HMS Esk". Ingleton catalogue No. 5476.

73662
MEAYERS EDWARDS, Walter / LA FAY, Howard
ETERNAL FRANCE / ALGERIA, France's stepchild [in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 117, No.6, 1960]
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1960. 1st Ed. (14), 725- 866 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article P. 725 to 767 / 768 to 795 with 5 b/w photos, 1 map in colour and 50 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

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
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1971. 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 ....

51613
MELLEN, Francisco & ESTENSEN, Miriam
THROUGH SPANISH EYES & ON THE SPANISH LAKE (in Signals No. 77)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2006. 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.

51120
MENZIES, Gavin
1421 - The Year China Discovered the World
$10.00 AUD

Bantam Press. London. 2003. 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

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
$200.00 AUD

Retaux-Bray, Libraire-Editeur Paris. 1889. 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.

21666
MERSON, John
ROADS TO XANADU - East and West in the Making of the Modern World
$20.00 AUD

Child & Associates / ABC. Sydney. 1985. 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.

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)
$20.00 AUD

Compagnie des Messageries Maritimes. Paris. 1973. 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.

41193
MEYER, Jean
ESCLAVES ET NEGRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Gallimard. Paris. 1986. 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.

44091
MICARD, Etienne
L'HEROIQUE INQUIETUDE DE VASCO DE GAMA
$40.00 AUD

Editions Pierre Roger. Paris. 1930. 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.

73349
MICHEL, Ernest
A TRAVERS L'HEMISPHERE SUD OU MON SECOND VOYAGE AUTOUR DU MONDE - Tome III: Nouvelle-Galles du Sud, Queensland, Nouvelle-Calédonie, Australie du Sud, Ile Maurice, Ile de la Réunion, les Seychelles, Aden, Palestine, Egypte
$225.00 AUD

Victor Palmé, Editeur. Paris. 1890. 1st Ed. Vol III: (4), XVI, 366 PP with 36 drawings, plus 30 b/w plates and 1 folded map. Cloth cover, gilt decorated covers, gilt title on front cover and spine, all edges gilt. French text. Top part (6.5 cms) of the free fly of the blank front endpaper has been cut out. Occasional foxing. An otherwise fine copy. Scarce. French text. 22 x 14.5

Vol. III: New South Wales (pages 1 to 62), Queensland (pages 63 to 82), New Caledonia (pages 89 to 160), South Australia, Mauritius (pages 185 to 203), Reunion Island (pages 205 to 214), Seychelles (215 to 221), Aden, Palestine and Egypt. Ferguson: 12556c.

73773
MIELCHE, Hakon
PASSES AND TRESPASSES
$20.00 AUD

William Hodge. London. 1954. 1st English edition, translated from the Danish original by M. A. Michael. (8), 244 PP with b/w illustrations: vignette on title page, 7 tailpieces, 1 endpiece and 249 marginal sketches. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket with a few chips or closed tears and in a protective sleeve. Very light foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 15.5.

A light hearted autobiography: sailor, bookseller, artist...

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)
$125.00 AUD

Australian Capital Equity (Kerry Stokes Collection) & National Library of Australia. Perth & Canberra. 2013. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. Volumes: 24.6 x 19.5. & illustrated box: 25 x 20. 9780642277930

70606
MILLER, Barbara
THE EUROPEAN QUEST TO FIND TERRA AUSTRALIS INCOGNITA: Quiros, Torres and Janszoon
$50.00 AUD

Barbara Miller. Cairns, Qld. 2014. 1st Ed. 332 PP with b/w illustrations (charts & maps, paintings & photos). Pictorial soft covers. Fine. 22 x 15. 9781925023824

74168
MILLER, Gordon
VOYAGES: to the New World and Beyond
$30.00 AUD

University of Washington Press. Seattle. 2011. 1st US edition. VIII, 192 PP with b/w illustrations (charts, drawings, line drawings, sketches, sail plans), and close to 100 colour paintings. All illustrations by the artist/author. Hard covers, illustrated front and back covers, gilt title on boards and spine. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 26 x 29.7. 9780295991153

... by one of the world's best maritime artist/historians.

66300
MILLER, Norma
THROUGH EUROPE BY TRAILER CARAVAN (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXI, No. 6, 1957)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume CXI, No.6, June 1957. Includes article from P.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.

44407
MILTON, Giles
SAMURAI WILLIAM - The Adventurer Who Unlocked Japan
$30.00 AUD

Hodder and Stoughton. London. 2002. 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.

50792
MITCHELL, Andrew W.
OPERATION DRAKE, Voyage of Discovery
$15.00 AUD

Severn House. London. 1981. 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. 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.

73663
MITCHELL, Carleton
FRENCH RIVIERA: Storied Playground on the Azure Coast [in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 131, No.6, 1967]
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1967. 1st Ed. (22), 745- 890 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Contains article P. 798 to 835 with colour illustrations: 1 map & 1 location map and 33 photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

67233
MITCHENER, E. A. (Ted)
ICE IN THE RIGGING - Ships of the Antarctic, 1699-1937
$75.00 AUD

Maritime Museum of Tasmania. Hobart. 2015. 1st edition by Peter Boyer and Graeme Broxam. Foreword by Patrick G. Quilty. XXII, 353 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Illustrated endpapers. Cloth cover, gilt title on front board and spine, ribbon bookmark, dj. Signed by Colin Denny, President of the Maritime Museum of Tasmania / Publisher, on page VI. Fine (mint condition). 26.8 x 21.8. 9780646934556

50530
MOLHUYSEN, Dr. P. C. & BLOK, Prof. P. J.
VERKLARING VAN DE NAMEN DER SCHEPEN/Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij
$20.00 AUD

Maritieme Stichting Koopvaardij Historie van de Oost-Indien. Bilthoven, Netherlands. 1992. 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.

15663
MOLLAT DU JOURDIN, Michel & HABERT, Jacques
GIOVANNI ET GIROLAMO VERRAZANO NAVIGATEURS DE FRANCOIS Ier
$125.00 AUD

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.

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

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

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

52418
MONTGOMERY, James (editor)
VOYAGES AND TRAVELS ROUND THE WORLD, by the Rev. Daniel Tyerman and George Bennett, Esq.
$150.00 AUD

John Snow. London. 1840. 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. Small Sunday School Library plate pasted down on verso of the List of Plates page. Ageing of paper and a little 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...

73466
MOORE, Peter
ENDEAVOUR - The Ship and the Attitude that Changed the World
$20.00 AUD

Vintage Books / Penguin Random House. Sydney. 2018. 1st paperback edition. XII, 420 PP with 2 maps (1 on double page), plus 16 pages with 7 b/w and 25 colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Slight ageing of paper. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.2. 9780143780267

65059
MOOREHEAD, Alan
COOPER'S CREEK
$10.00 AUD

Hamish Hamilton. London. 1963. 1st Ed. X, 222 PP with 1 map and 15 headpieces, plus 1 colour plate and 22 pages with b/w illustrations. Fp: The Burke and Wills Monument in Melbourne. Eps: The Explorers' Routes. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket with a few small repairs and in a protective sleeve. Light foxing on outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.6 x 14.5.

60620
MORAN, Cardinal Patrick Francis
DISCOVERY OF AUSTRALIA BY DE QUIROS IN THE YEAR 1606 (Photostat Copy)
$25.00 AUD

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.

45384
MORAN, Michael
BEYOND THE CORAL SEA - Travels in the old Empires of the South-West Pacific
$20.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2003. 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.

64181
MORDEN, William J.
BY COOLIE AND CARAVAN ACROSS CENTRAL ASIA (in National Geographic Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1927. 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.

73997
MORISON, Samuel Eliot
ADMIRAL OF THE OCEAN SEA - A Life of Christopher Columbus
$20.00 AUD

Little, Brown and Co. Boston. 1991. 1st paperback edition. XX, 680 PP with 51 b/w illustrations, including 27 charts, plus 4 large folded track charts. Fp: Ideal portrait of Columbus. Stiff covers, illustrated front. Near fine. 22.6 x 15.2. 0316584789

Published under the auspices of the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration.

73431
MORRIS, Kenneth
GEORGE BASS IN WESTERN PORT, incorporating Geoge Bass & the convicts
$20.00 AUD

Bass Valley Historical Society. Bayswater, Vic. 1997. Hand numbered edition (No. 333). (2), 34 PP with 7 b/w illustrations by Libby Skidmore (1 portrait, 1 sketch and 5 maps). Stiff covers, illustration and title on front cover, staples. Near fine. 21 x 14.8.. 0959178724

56364
MORRIS, Roger
PACIFIC SAIL - Four Centuries of Western Ships in the Pacific
$20.00 AUD

David Bateman. Auckland. 1987. 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 foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 21 x 28. 0908610688

Ships which have sailed the Pacific since the arrival of Magellan.

44674
MORTON, Harry
THE WIND COMMANDS - Sailors and Sailing Ships in the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

UQP. Brisbane. 1980. 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 contents near fine. 25.5 x 17. 0702215600

The opening and exploration of the Pacific.

51923
MOUAT, Frederic J.
ROUGH NOTES OF A TRIP TO REUNION, MAURITIUS AND CEYLON
$25.00 AUD

Asian Educational Services. New Dehli. 1984. 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.

60272
MOUREAU, François
CENTRE DE RECHERCHE SUR LA LITTERATURE DES VOYAGES: Répertoire 1999 / La Lettre du Voyageur
$15.00 AUD

CRLV / Université de Paris-Sorbonne (Paris IV). Paris. 1999 - 2001. 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.

46519
MOWAT, Farley
THE ALBAN QUEST. The Search for a Lost Tribe
$10.00 AUD

Phoenix. London. 2000. 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.

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)
$10.00 AUD

ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. Melbourne. 2011. June 2011. 64 PP. Contains 2 articles, pages 16 to 54. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8.

16119
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)
$50.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. 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.

46991
MULLER, Gerhard F.
VOYAGES FROM ASIA TO AMERICA (For Completing the Discoveries of the North West Coast of America)
$40.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. 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.

62715
MUNDLE, Robert
FLINDERS: The Man Who Mapped Australia
$20.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2012. 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

65729
MUNDLE, Robert
BLIGH: Master Mariner
$25.00 AUD

Hachette Australia. Sydney. 2010. 1st Ed. XXXII, 368 PP with 6 maps (3 on double page), plus 8 pages with b/w and colour illustrations (facsimile of documents, etchings, paintings & watercolours). FEP: Point Venus, Tahiti. REP: The Providence and her tender Assistant. Hard cover, device and title in blind on front board and spine, dj. Fine. 24 x 16. 9780733625060

70729
MUNDLE, Robert
COOK
$30.00 AUD

ABC Books / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2015. 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.

74432
MUNDY, Robyn & RIGBY, Nigel
EPIC VOYAGES: Magellan - Cook - Shackleton - Heyerdahl - Chichester
$20.00 AUD

The Five Mile Press. Scoresby, Victoria. 2010. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (includes 4 poster-size fold-out pages). Laminated pictorial boards. Fine (as new condition). 30 x 25.5. 9781742485058

73672
MURRAY, Hugh (editor)
ADVENTURES OF BRITISH SEAMEN IN THE SOUTHERN OCEAN, displaying the striking contrasts which the Human Character Exhibits in an Uncivilized State
$200.00 AUD

Constable and Co. Edinburgh. 1827. 1st edition. Volume IV in the "Constable's Miscellany" of Original and Selected Publications. Preface by Hugh Murray. XI, 353 PP with vignette on half title page, plus a portrait of "Tippahee", a New Zealand Chief. Quarter bound, marbled boards, leather spine with 5 raised bands and gilt title "British Seamen". Fine copy. Scarce. Image shows title-page. 14.7 x 9.7.

I - Narrative of the Shipwreck of the "Antelope" in August 1783. II - Mutiny of the Bounty. III - Particulars of the Destruction of a British Vessel on the coast of New Zealand: the Boyd, Captain Thomson.

65320
MUÑOZ, Diego
AVENTURAS EN LOS MARES DE CHILE - Desde Hernando de Magallanes hasta Robinson Crusoe
$15.00 AUD

Editorial Universitaria. Santiago de Chile. 1988. 1st Ed. 107 PP with b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper. Spanish text. Very good. 18.4 x 13.

19265
N/A
SAILINGS OVER THE GLOBE: or, The Progress of Maritime Discovery
$45.00 AUD

John Cassell. London. 1850. 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.

32954
N/A
DECOUVERTES ET EXPLORATEURS, Actes du Colloque International Bordeaux 12-14 Juin 1992, VIIe Colloque d'Histoire au Présent
$50.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 1994. 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.

47125
N/A
DISCOVERERS - Across the Southern Oceans they came in search of new lands, and discovered AOTEAROA
$15.00 AUD

New Zealand Post. Wellington. 1997. 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.

53010
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration and Discovery - Vol. 2, No. 5
$10.00 AUD

Aster Publishing Corporation. Eugene, Or., USA. 1997. 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...

53012
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration and Discovery - Vol. 3, No. 4
$10.00 AUD

Aster Publishing Corporation. Eugene, Or., USA. 1998. 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...

54771
N/A
FAMOUS DISCOVERIES BY SEA AND LAND
$5.00 AUD

Blackie and Son Limited. London. c. 1900. 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...

61500
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration, and Discovery - Vol. 4 (Nos. 1 to 6)
$75.00 AUD

Aster Publishing Corporation. Eugene, Oregon, USA. 1999. 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.

61501
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Exploration, and Discovery - Vol. 5 (Nos. 1 to 6)
$75.00 AUD

Aster Publishing Corporation. Eugene, Oregon, USA. 2000. 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..

61503
N/A
MERCATOR'S WORLD: The Magazine of Maps, Geography, and Discovery - Vol. 7 (Nos. 1 to 6)
$75.00 AUD

Aster Publishing Corporation. Eugene, Oregon, USA. 2002. 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.

65934
N/A
NEPTUNIA, Revue des Amis du Musée National de la Marine - No. 253
$10.00 AUD

Association des Amis du Musée de la Marine. Paris. 2009. 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. ...

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)
$15.00 AUD

Association des Amis du Musée de la Marine. Paris. 2010. 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.

70804
N/A
THE LOG OF THE COMMISSION of H.M.S. "ASTRAEA", on the Mediterranean and China Stations
$30.00 AUD

Nabu Public Domain Reprint. La Vergne, TN, USA. c. 2010. 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.

65272
LE NAIL, Bernard
EXPLORATEURS ET GRAND VOYAGEURS BRETONS
$15.00 AUD

Editions Jean-Paul Gisserot. 1998. 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.

14280
NAPIER, William, GILBERT, John, & HOLLAND, Julian
EASTERN ISLANDS, SOUTHERN SEAS - A History of Discovery and Exploration
$15.00 AUD

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.

64264
NATIONAL BANK OF AUSTRALASIA
MARITIME LIFE IN EARLY AUSTRALIA - Part Two
$25.00 AUD

The National Bank of Australasia Limited. Melbourne. 1977. 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

64918
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY
HISTORY SALVAGE FROM THE SEA / COLONIZATION AND TRADE IN THE NEW WORLD
$10.00 AUD

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.

15650
NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
VOYAGES AND TRAVEL - Catalogue of the Library, Volume One
$45.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1968. 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).

71437
NICHOLS, Peter
EVOLUTION'S CAPTAIN - The Dark Fate of the Man Who Sailed Darwin Around the World
$15.00 AUD

Perennial / HarperCollins. New York. 2004. 1st Perennial edition of the 2003 original. (12), 336, (2) PP with b/w illustrations: 1 portrait, 2 maps and 7 prints. Pictorial soft cover. Head and foot of spine reinforced with clear plastic tape. Very good. 23.4 x 15.3. 0732274788

Story of Robert FitzRoy, Captain of HMS Beagle, during the voyage of Charles Darwin.

36902
NORGAARD, Christian (Naval Architect & Editor)
THE GOLDEN HINDE (replica)
$8.00 AUD

Jarrold & Sons. London. 1973. 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 with a rubbed patch at bottom of front cover and a few stamps of the University of Tasmania not obstructing any of the contents. Still a very good copy of a scarce item. 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.

48928
NORMAN, Bruce
FOOTSTEPS. Nine Archaeological Journeys of Romance and Discovery
$10.00 AUD

Guild Publishing / Book Club Associates. London. 1987. 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.

22705
NORRIS, Gerald (editor)
WILLIAM DAMPIER, Buccaneer Explorer
$35.00 AUD

Folio Society. London. 1994. 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.

33879
NOVARESIO, Paolo
THE EXPLORERS - From the Ancient World to the Present
$10.00 AUD

Stewart, Tabori & Chang. New York. 1996. 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.

70338
NUGENT, Maria
CAPTAIN COOK WAS HERE
$20.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Melbourne. 2009. 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

39110
O'BRIAN, Patrick
JOSEPH BANKS - A Life
$15.00 AUD

Collins Harvill. London. 1988. Paperback reprint of the 1987 original. 328 PP with 1 family tree and 1 map "Bank's Voyages". Pictorial soft cover. Slight ageing of paper and foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 9780002723404

The biography of Sir Joseph Banks, naturalist, explorer and one of Australia's founding fathers.

56885
O'SULLIVAN, Dan
IN SEARCH OF CAPTAIN COOK. Exploring the Man Through His Own Words
$40.00 AUD

I. B. Tauris & Co Ltd. London. 2008. 1st Ed. VIII, 263 PP with 3 maps and 9 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. As new condition. 24 x 16. 9781845114831

35050
OBOJSKI, Robert
SHIPS & EXPLORERS ON COINS
$5.00 AUD

Sterling Publishing. New York. 1970. 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

39189
ODELBERG, Maj
VIKING WAYS - On the Viking Age in Sweden
$5.00 AUD

The Swedish Institute. Stockholm. 1994. 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

45348
OFFICER, Charles & PAGE, Jake
A FABULOUS KINGDOM - The Exploration of the Arctic
$20.00 AUD

O U P. New York. 2001. 1st Ed. XII, 222 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Fp: Map of the polar regions (Mercator 1569). Hard cover, close spine, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.3. 195123824

71865
OLIVIER, Tarquin
EYE OF THE DAY
$35.00 AUD

William Morrow & Coy. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. XII179 PP, plus 12 plates with b/w photos. Eps: Illustrated map of South-East Asia. Hard cover, dj. Covers have wear on the edges with a little fraying. Occasional foxing. Dust jacket rubbed and lightly soiled and plastic protected. Very good. 22 x 14.3.

First experiences in early 1960's, living with Asians of Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, Shan States of Burma. The author was the son of Sir Lawrence Olivier.

16358
OWEN, Roderic
THE FATE OF FRANKLIN
$100.00 AUD

Hutchinson of Australia. Melbourne. 1978. 1st Australian edition. 471 PP with 15 text illustrations (4 facsimiles of manuscropts and drawings) and 10 maps (3 double page & 7 full page), plus 16 pages with 57 b/w illustrations. Fp: facsimile of the Illustrated Arctic News, a journal published on board HMS Resolute. Eps: Map of the Arctic. Cloth covers, dj. Bookplate of previous owner pasted down on half title page. Light foxing spots on outside edges and first few passages, o/wise near fine. Scarce. 24 x 15.5. 009131190X

The life and mysterious death of the most heroic Arctic explorer.

18962
OWEN, Roderic
GREAT EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Artus Books. London. 1995. 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

49461
OWEN, Roderic
GREAT EXPLORERS
$15.00 AUD

Artus Books. London. 1979. 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.

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
$30.00 AUD

Centro de Estudos Maritimos de Macau. Macau. 1989. 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.

59479
PACIFIC SOCIETY
JOURNAL OF THE PACIFIC SOCIETY - Volume 25, (No. 1/1)
$10.00 AUD

The Pacific Society. Tokyo. 2002. 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.

45344
PAGDEN, Anthony
PEOPLES AND EMPIRES
$15.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 2001. 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.

66822
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE
$10.00 AUD

BCA. London. 1992. 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.

68684
PALIN, Michael
SAHARA
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 2002. 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.

73033
PALIN, Michael
SAHARA
$10.00 AUD

Thomas Dunne Books / St. Martin's Press. New York. 2003. 1st US edition. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 27 x 19.5. 9780312305413

Around and across the Sahara between February 2001 and February 2002. Gibraltar, Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Algeria, Libya, Tunisia ... Gibraltar.

73568
PALIN, Michael
HIMALAYA
$10.00 AUD

Weidenfeld & Nicolson. London. 2004. 1st edition. 288 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (drawings, maps, photos). Decorated endpapers. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 27.2 x 19.5. 0297847310

74406
PALIN, Michael
POLE TO POLE
$15.00 AUD

B.B.C. London. 1992. 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. Fine. 25.5 x 19.5. 9780563362838

15584
PARKER, John
DISCOVERY, Developing Views of the Earth from Ancient Times to the Voyages of Captain Cook
$15.00 AUD

Charles Scribner's Sons. New York. 1972. 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.

73451
PARNELL, Neville & BOUGHTON, Trevor
FLYPAST - A Record of Aviation in Australia
$20.00 AUD

Civil Aviation Authority / AGPS. Canberra. 1988. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Morris, Minister for Transport. XX, 542 PP with b/w illustrations . Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.5 x 22. 9780644079181

A Civil Aviation Authority Bicentennial Project.

39101
PARRY, J. H.
THE DISCOVERY OF SOUTH AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1979. 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...

15550
PARRY, J.H.
THE SPANISH SEABORNE EMPIRE
$25.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1966. 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.

31144
PARRY, J.H.
THE SPANISH SEABORNE EMPIRE
$15.00 AUD

University of California Press. Berkeley. 1990. 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.

49289
PAYNE, Edward John (editor)
VOYAGES OF THE ELIZABETHAN SEAMEN TO AMERICA. First Series: HAWKINS FROBISHER DRAKE
$15.00 AUD

Clarendon Press. Oxford. 1893. 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.

51657
PEARSON, Michael
GREAT SOUTHERN LAND: The Maritime Exploration of Terra Australis
$30.00 AUD

The Australian Government Department of the Environment and Heritage. Canberra. 2005. 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

11476
PEIRCE, Henry Augustus
BIOGRAPHY
$10.00 AUD

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

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

43059
PELLISSIER, Jean
5 HOMMES SUR UN RADEAU - Expéditions Tahiti-Nui II et III
$15.00 AUD

Editions de la Pensée Moderne. Paris. 1959. 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.

17399
PENNINGTON, Piers
THE GREAT EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Bloomsbury Books. London. 1989. 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.

20818
PENNINGTON, Piers
THE GREAT EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

Books for Pleasure. Sydney. 1979. 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.

40181
PEREZ, Juan
JUAN PEREZ ON THE NORTHWEST COAST - Six Documents of His Expedition in 1774
$25.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland. 1989. 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.

54394
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS: Dissertations on various subjects
$90.00 AUD

The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2007. 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).

64252
PERON, François & DE FREYCINET, Louis / MM. LESUEUR & PETIT
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE SOUTHERN LANDS (Two Volumes and an Atlas)
$2500.00 AUD

The Friends of the State Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 2009. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 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

42911
PESTALOZZI, Anton
AUF DEN SPUREN VON GENERAL JOHANN RUDOLF WERDMÜLLER IN DER ÄGÄIS 1664-1667
$35.00 AUD

Kommissionverlag Berichthaus. Zurich. 1973. 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.

46784
PHILBRICK, Nathaniel
SEA OF GLORY. The Epic South Seas Expedition 1838-1842
$10.00 AUD

Flamingo. London. 2004. 1st paperback edition. XXVIII, 452 PP with 8 maps (some with insets), plus 24 pages with 70 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Light foxing, mostly around outside edges, o/wise fine.. 23.3 x 15.2. 0007180217

Four years expedition to the Pacific and Antarctica, led by Charles Wilkes, US Navy.

57663
PHILLIPS, V. & BRADLEY, P.et al.
EXPLORING THE PACIFIC
$15.00 AUD

Baybooks. Sydney. 1982. 1st Juvenile edition, in The Making of Australia series. 42 PP with numerous illustrations. Laminated pictorial boards. Fine. 23.5 x 18.5. 0858355426

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

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

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

46467
PHILLIPS, William D., Jr., & PHILLIPS, Carla Rahn
THE WORLDS OF CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS
$20.00 AUD

Cambridge University Press. Cambridge. 1992. 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

72409
PINCHOT, Gifford
TO THE SOUTH SEAS - The Cruise of the Schooner "Mary Pinchot" to the Galapagos, the Marquesas, and the Tuamotu Islands, and Tahiti
$80.00 AUD

John C. Winston. Philadelphia. 1930. 1st Ed. XIV, 500 PP with 3 maps and over 250 reproductions of photographs and wood engravings. Fp (in colour). "In the South Seas where dreams come true". Eps: Course of the "Mary Pinchot" in the Western Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. Orig. cloth cover, gilt decorated front cover, gilt title on spine. Signature of previous owner on recto of frontispiece. Light foxing, mostly on prelims. Minimal shelf wear with a a little rubbing at top edge. A very nice clean and near fine copy 24 x 16.5.

The 1929 Pinchot South Sea Expedition of the National Museum at Washington. Extensive survey and description on the Galapagos, the Marquesas and the Tuamotus.

31577
POIGNANT, Roslyn
DISCOVERY UNDER THE SOUTHERN CROSS
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney & London. 1976. 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...

69996
POLO, Marco
THE TRAVELS OF MARCO POLO, with an introduction by John Masefield
$20.00 AUD

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.

70817
PONDER, Winifred
AN IDLER IN THE ISLANDS
$25.00 AUD

Cornstalk Publishing Company. Sydney. 1924. 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 ..

65795
PONTING, Herbert G;
THE GREAT WHITE SOUTH, or with Scott in the Antarctic. Being an Account of Experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and of the Nature of Life of the Antarctic ...
$10.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1928. 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. Spine rubbed and starting at hinges. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

74539
PONTING, Herbert G;
THE GREAT WHITE SOUTH, or with Scott in the Antarctic. Being an Account of Experiences with Captain Scott's South Pole Expedition and of the Nature of Life of the Antarctic ...
$15.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1935. 11th impression, September 1935, 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. Spine lightly sunned. Occasional foxing. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 14.5.

50920
PORTER, Dr. H. C.
THE TUDORS AND THE NORTH AMERICAN INDIAN
$15.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1983. 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).

20856
PORTER, Jonathan
MACAU, The Imaginary City: Culture and Society, 1557 to the Present
$25.00 AUD

Westview Press. Boulder, Co., USA. 1996. 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.

38416
PORTEUS, Stanley
THE RESTLESS VOYAGE - Being an Account by Archibald Campbell, Seaman, of his Wanderings in Five Oceans from 1806 to 1812
$15.00 AUD

George G. Harrap. London. 1949. 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.

71972
POTVIN, Damase
THE SAGUENAY TRIP
$25.00 AUD

Canada Steamship Lines / CSL. Montreal. 1947. 14th edition, 04/1947. (4), 118, XII PP with 28 b/w illustrations, plus 9 colour plates and 1 large folded map in colour at rear of book. Soft covers somewhat soiled, colour front. CSL Bookmark loosely inserted. Faint foxing. Very good. 19.5 x 14.4.

44069
POUGET-TOLU, Anne
NAVIRES ET NAVIGATION AUX XIVe ET XVe SIECLES, d'après les récits de voyages
$20.00 AUD

L'Harmattan. Paris. 2002. 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.

61917
POULSON, Bruce
RECHERCHE BAY - A Short History
$40.00 AUD

Management Committee of the Southport Community Centre. Southport, Tasmania. 2005 Reprint of the 2004 original. V, 83 PP with b/w illustrations. Inside front cover: sketch map of Recherche Bay. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 21.

Bay at the southern tip of Tasmania, first explored by Bruny d'Entrecasteaux. Garden of Recherche Bay "Jardin du Roi", by Felix Lahaie. ... Whaling.

74626
POUND, Reginald
SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC
$10.00 AUD

World Books. London. 1968. New edition of the 1966 original. VIII, 9-304 PP with 2 maps, plus 16 pages with 25 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Slight ageing of paper. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Very good. 20.3 x 13.

Biography of Scott: early life, navy days, leadership of the Discovery expedition.

37206
POWYS, Llewelyn
HENRY HUDSON
$20.00 AUD

The Bodley Head Ltd. London. 1927. 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.

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
$150.00 AUD

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.

57160
PREBBLE, John
THE DARIEN DISASTER
$10.00 AUD

Secker & Warburg. London. 1968. 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. 0436380062

The Colony of Darien on the Isthmus of Panama.

37968
PRESTON, Diana
A FIRST RATE TRAGEDY - Captain Scott's Antarctic Expeditions
$15.00 AUD

Constable. London. 1999. 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. 094795304

48846
PRESTON, Diana & Michael
A PIRATE OF EXQUISITE MIND. The Life of William Dampier: Explorer, Naturalist and Buccaneer
$15.00 AUD

Corgi Book. Sydney. 2005. 1st paperback edition of the 2004 original. 512 PP with 60 b/w illustrations. Soft covers, pictorial front. Spine sunned and with creases. Very good. 19.8 x 12.8. 0552772100

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

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

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

65317
PUIG-SAMPER, Miguel & PELAYO, Francisco
EL VIAJE DEL ASTRONOMO Y NATURALISTA LOUIS FEUILLEE A LAS ISLAS CANARIAS (1724)
$20.00 AUD

Ayuntamiento de la Laguna / Centro de la Cultura Popular Canaria. Tenerife, Gran Canaria. 1997. 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.

69263
PUXLEY, W. L.
STRAYED AMONG LONELY ISLANDS
$30.00 AUD

Williams & Norgate. London. 1949. 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.

15588
QUINN, David B. & Alison M. (editors)
VIRGINIA VOYAGES FROM HAKLUYT
$10.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1973. 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

45296
QUINN, David B. & Alison M. (editors)
VIRGINIA VOYAGES FROM HAKLUYT
$15.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1973. 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

20939
QUINN, David B. & QUINN, Alison M. (Editors)
THE ENGLISH NEW ENGLAND VOYAGES 1602-1608
$10.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1983. 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...

35814
QUINN, David B. & QUINN, Alison M. (editors)
DISCOURSE OF WESTERN PLANTING
$100.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1993. 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".

40657
RACAULT, Jean-Michel (editor)
L'AVENTURE MARITIME
$35.00 AUD

L'Harmattan / Université de La Réunion. Paris. 2001. 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...

74399
RALEIGH, Professor Walter
THE ENGLISH VOYAGES OF THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
$10.00 AUD

James MacLehose and Sons. Glasgow. 1910. Reprint of the 1906 revised edition. VIII, 207 PP. Lacking the free fly of the front endpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Very good. 20 x 13.5.

First published in April 1905, as an introduction to the 1905 edition of Hakluyt Voyages.

21964
RALLING, Christopher
THE VOYAGE OF CHARLES DARWIN, His autobiographical writings selected and arranged by ...
$10.00 AUD

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

38736
RALLING, Christopher (editor)
THE VOYAGE OF CHARLES DARWIN, His autobiographical writings selected and arranged by ...
$10.00 AUD

Mayflower Books. New York. 1979. 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

54225
RATNAJINENDRA, M. R.
ARGOSIES OF ARABY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)
$10.00 AUD

Department of Education and Science. Canberra. 1971. 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.

10051
RAWSON ELDER, John
THE AGE OF MARITIME DISCOVERY
$30.00 AUD

Otago University. Dunedin. 1921. 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..

72743
RAWSON, Geoffrey
MATTHEW FLINDERS' NARRATIVE OF HIS VOYAGE IN THE SCHOONER FRANCIS 1798: Preceded and Followed by Notes on Flinders, Bass, the Wreck of the Sidney Cove, &c.
$600.00 AUD

The Golden Cockerel Press. London. 1946. Limited Edition (No.517/750). 100, (2 "map and colophon") PP with 1 map and engravings (frontispiece, vignette on title page, six head-pieces and 1 tail piece) by John Buckland Wright. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, top edge gilt. Fine condition. 31.8 x 19.2.

Title dedicated: "To Captain John King Davis, Explorer and Navigator". The 4 page flyer and order form by Angus & Robertson, loosely inserted.

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
$90.00 AUD

Librarie Hachette et Cie. Paris. 1877. 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.

73041
READER'S DIGEST
ANTARCTICA - Great Stories from the Frozen Continent
$20.00 AUD

Reader's Digest Services Pty. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. 320 PP with 900 b/w and colour illustrations (paintings, drawings, maps, diagrams and photos). Pictorial laminated boards. Spine lightly sunned. Fine. 31.2 x 23.5. 0949819646

The extraordinary history of man's conquest of the great white south.

65312
RECLUS, Armando
EXPLORACIONES A LOS ISTMOS DE PANAMA Y DARIEN
$10.00 AUD

EDUCA / EDitorial Universitaria CentroAmericana. San Jose, Costa Rica. 1982. 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

48601
REDMAYNE, Paul (editor)
TRANSPORT BY SEA
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1955. 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.

73294
RENARD, Jules
LES ETAPES D' UN PETIT PARISIEN
$70.00 AUD

Librairie Hachette. Paris. 1925. 3rd edition of the 1894 original. (8), 280 PP with 67 engravings (16 of them on full page). Cloth covers with light wear/soiling, gilt decorated front cover, gilt decoration and title on a dulled spine, top edge gilt. Slight ageing of paper with a little light foxing, o/wise contents near fine. French text. 26 x 18.5.

Voyage to New Caledonia on board "La Garonne" to accompany his father a communard (political convict) ... Return after the 1879 Amnesty on the "Calvados" under the command of Henri Rivière, via Torres Strait, Batavia, Aden and Suez Canal. Arrival at Port-vendres.

60295
RENNIE, John (editor)
THE EVOLUTION OF EVOLUTION: Charles Darwin (in Scientific American)
$5.00 AUD

Scientific American, Inc. New York. 2009. 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.

54625
REX SMITH, G. (editor)
A TRAVELLER IN THIRTEENTH-CENTURY ARABIA. Ibn Al-Mujawir's Tarikh Al-Mustabsir
$40.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 2008. 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. 9780904180916

71914
REYNOLDS, John (editor)
THE DISCOVERY OF TASMANIA 1642 - Selections from Dr. J. E. Heeres' translation of Tasman's Journal Aug.-Dec. 1642
$50.00 AUD

H.H. Pimblett, Government Printer. Hobart. 1942. 1st edition of November 12th, 1942. Prefaces by Robert Cosgrove, Premier of Tasmania and John Madden, Minister for Lands and Works, and in Charge of Tasmanian Tercentenary Celebrations, 1942. (2) 43, (3) PP with b/w illustrations: 2 portraits and a facsimile of the signature of Abel Tasman, plus 1 facsimile of the first paragraph entry for December 2nd 1642 and 2 facsimile of folded charts. Soft cover, illustrated front, staples. Front cover with repaired short tear. Near fine and scarce in this condition. 24.3 x 18.5.

Selections and 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.

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.
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon. Fairfield, Wash. 1970. 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.

72096
RHSV
THE ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF VICTORIA - JOURNAL - Volume 54, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Royal Historical Society of Victoria. Melbourne. 1983. June 1983, issue 211. Edited by E.K. SINCLAIR & J. D. ADAMS. 68 PP with 4 b/w illustrations. Very good. 21.5 x 14.8.

A Frenchman on the coast: Dumont d'Urville, by Muriel Horton.

40258
RICE, Dr. Tony
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY - Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration
$50.00 AUD

Scriptum Editions / The Natural History Museum. London. 2000. 1st Ed., foreword by Dr. Neil Chalmers, and introduction by Dr. David Bellamy. 335 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, device in blind on front cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 32.2 x 27.8. 9781902686028

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.

59754
RICE, Dr. Tony
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY - Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration
$40.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 2010. 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.

70776
RICE, Dr. Tony
VOYAGES OF DISCOVERY - Three Centuries of Natural History Exploration
$50.00 AUD

The Natural History Museum. London. 2008. 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.

71483
RICKARD, Suzanne
SAILING WITH COOK: Inside the Private Journal of James Burney, RN
$25.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2015. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Cochrane. (8), 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Eps: map of Indo Pacific region with track of the Resolution and Adventure, 1772-73. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine (as new condition). 26.7 x 22. 9780642277770

Sailing on board "Adventure" during the second voyage of exploration of Captain Cook: 1772 - 1773.

15599
RIENITS, Rex & Thea
THE VOYAGES OF COLUMBUS
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1970. 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.

68703
RIESENBERG, Felix
CAPE HORN
$20.00 AUD

Readers Union. London. 1950. 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 light 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".

49562
RIGBY, Nigel , Van Der MERWE, Pieter, & WILLIAMS Glyn
PIONEERS OF THE PACIFIC. Voyages of Exploration, 1787-1810
$15.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 2005. 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.

51364
ROBERT, Willem C. H.
CONTRIBUTIONS TO A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF AUSTRALIA AND THE SOUTH SEA ISLANDS (3 Volumes)
$250.00 AUD

Philo Press. Amsterdam. 1969 - 1972. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 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.

19477
ROBERTS, Gail
ATLAS OF DISCOVERY
$15.00 AUD

Bloomsbury Books. London. 1989. 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.

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
$10.00 AUD

Stanley Paul & Co. London. 1981. 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 with a few creases, o/wise near fine. 21.5 x 13.7. 0091430917

Survival stories by: Richard Hakluyt..., Guillaume Bontekoe... William Bligh...

48147
ROBSON, John (editor)
THE CAPTAIN COOK ENCYCLOPAEDIA
$50.00 AUD

Random House Australia. Sydney. 2004. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 100 b/w illustrations (charts & maps, drawings & engravings, photos), plus 8 pages with 17 colour illustrations. Half title page: A Hei tiki. Title spread: the replica bark "Endeavour". Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 20.5. 9780759310117

72558
ROE, Michael (editor)
THE JOURNAL & LETTERS OF CAPTAIN CHARLES BISHOP on the North-West Coast of America, in the Pacific & in New South Wales 1794-1799
$25.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1967. 1st edition in the Second Series, No. CXXXI. LVI, 341 PP, plus 6 b/w plates: frontispiece and 5 maps (2 of them folded). Fp: A page of Bishop's Memoranda on ship Nautilus. Cloth cover, gilt device "Victoria" on front cover, gilt title on a lightly sunned spine.. Near fine. 22 x 14.5.

60202
RONDA, James P.
REVEALING AMERICA: Image and Imagination in the Exploration of North America
$15.00 AUD

D. C. Heath and Company. Lexington, Mass., USA. 1996. 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.

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
$50.00 AUD

Imprimerioe Municipale de Saint-Dié. Saint-Dié-des-Vosges. 1982. 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.

69967
ROSE, Kurt
THE ISLANDS OF THE SULU SEA
$15.00 AUD

The Glencannon Press. Palo Alto, Ca., USA. 1993. 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.

10224
ROSS, Michael
BOUGAINVILLE
$20.00 AUD

Gordon & Cremonesi. London. 1978. 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).

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
$250.00 AUD

A. W. Webster. London. 1835. 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.

15575
ROWLAND-ENTWISTLE, Theodore & COOKE, Jean
FAMOUS EXPLORERS
$10.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1974. 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.

54258
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXVI - 1935
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1935. 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.

54259
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME LXXXVII - 1936
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1936. 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.

54260
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME LXXXVIII - 1936
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1936. 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.

54262
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME XC - 1937
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1937. 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.

54267
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCV - 1940
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1940. 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.

54268
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVIII - 1941
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1941. 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.

54269
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCIX - 1942
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1942. 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...

54274
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CIV - 1944
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1944. 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.

54277
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CVII - 1946
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1946. 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.

54289
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CXII - 1948
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1948. 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.

54292
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXV - 1950
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1950. 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...

54295
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - VOLUME CXVIII - 1952 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1952. 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.

54301
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXII - 1956 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1956. 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.

54318
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: CXXVI - 1960 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1960. 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.

54322
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 130 - 1964 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1964. 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.

54323
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 131 - 1965 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1965. 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.

54324
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 132 - 1966 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1966. 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.

54326
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 134 - 1968 (in 4 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1968. 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.

54336
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 139 - 1973 (in 3 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1973. 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.

54337
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 141 - 1975 (in 3 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1975. 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.

54339
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 145 - 1979 (in 3 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1979. 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.

54341
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 147 - 1981 (in 3 parts)
$40.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1981. 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...

60455
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 146 - Part 1 - 1980
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1980. 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.

60456
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 146 - Part 3 - 1980
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1980. 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

61464
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVII, No. 1
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1941. 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.

61467
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVII, No. 5
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1941. 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.

61468
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: XCVII, No. 6
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1941. 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.

61470
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXI, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1933. 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.

61479
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXIV, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1934. 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.

61480
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXXIV, No. 4
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1934. 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.

61483
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 138, Part 2
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1972. 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.

61484
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 138, Part 3
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1972. 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.

61486
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 140, Part 1
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1974. 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. ...

61488
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 143, Part 2
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1977. 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. ..

61489
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 143, Part 3
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1977. 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.

61490
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 147, Part 1
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1981. 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.

61491
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: 147, Part 2
$5.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1981. 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. ...

61513
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 1
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1932. 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.

61514
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 2
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1932. 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.

61515
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 3
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1932. 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.

61516
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXIX, No. 4
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1932. 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.

61520
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXX, No. 3
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1932. 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.

61521
ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY
THE GEOGRAPHICAL JOURNAL - Volume: LXXX, No. 5
$10.00 AUD

Royal Geographical Society. London. 1932. 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.

64965
ROYAL HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND
SPECIAL JOURNAL "Centenary of Queensland 1859-1959": Vol. VI, No. 1
$50.00 AUD

The Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Brisbane. 1959. 293 PP. Hard cover, title on front board, cloth spine. Near 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.

65033
ROYAL PACKET STEAM NAVIGATION CO.
ISLES OF THE EAST - An illustrated guide to Australia, Papua, Java, Sumatra, Singapore etc.
$300.00 AUD

KPM / Royal Packet Steam Navigation Company. Batavia. 1912. Deluxe edition of January 1912. Edited by W. LORCK. 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.

63848
RUSSELL, Roslyn
From TREBATSCH to AUSTRALIA - Explorer Ludwig Leichhardt (in The National Library of Australia Magazine - Vol 5, No. 3, September 2013)
$10.00 AUD

National Library of Australia. Canberra. 2013. 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.

32335
RUTHERFORD, David
CHARLES DARWIN: A Victim of Agoraphobia? (in Australian Natural History, Vol.23, No.6, Spring 1990)
$10.00 AUD

Australian Museum Trust. Sydney. 1990. 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.

39268
SACK, Celia R. (cataloguer)
THE LIBRARY OF KARL V. STEINBRUGGE - Early Exploration of the North West Coast of America and Related Voyages
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Book Auction Galleries. San Francisco. 1996. 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.

39269
SACK, Celia R. (cataloguer)
THE LIBRARY OF PRENTICE BLOEDEL - Fine Western Americana & Rare Books
$20.00 AUD

Pacific Book Auction Galleries. San Francisco. 1996. 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.

43816
SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian )
LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde
$30.00 AUD

Voiles / Gallimard. Paris. 1980. 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.

73219
SAHIB, (LESAGE, Louis Ernest & GOURDON, Christian )
LA FREGATE L'INCOMPRISE, Voyage autour du Monde
$125.00 AUD

Léon Vanier, Libraire-Editeur. Paris. 1882. Reprint of the 1876 original. (4), 212 PP with hundreds of drawings by Louis Ernest Lesage (a.k.a. Sahib). Vignette illustrating half title page and title page. Marbled endpapers. Half bound with marbled boards, and gilt devices and title on leather spine with 5 raised bands. Foxing. Contents near fine. French text. Image shows the title-page. 33 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.

73515
SAINT-YVES, Yves
L'HISTOIRE DES CENT PREMIERS PIONNIERS DE L'AVIATION FRANCAISE
$75.00 AUD

Yves Saint-Yves. Paris. 2009. 1st edition, July 2009. Preface by Bertrand Sinais, de l'Académie de Philatelie. 120 PP with b/w and colour illustrations: autographs, portraits, photos & postcards, ephemera and stamps. Pictorial stiff covers. Dedicatory note at top of title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. Scarce. French text. 28 x 22. 30 x 21.5. 9782953470307

No. 1: Louis Blériot. ... No. 12: Alberto Santos-Dumont ... No. 100: Edmond Audemars.

73402
SALMOND, Anne
APHRODITE'S ISLAND. The European Discovery of Tahiti
$45.00 AUD

University of California Press. Berkeley, Ca. 2010. 1st US edition. 537 PP with 2 maps and 52 b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. A 2 page review in Bulletin of the Pacific Circle, loosely inserted. Light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.5. 9780520261143

41716
SAMBROOK, G. A. (editor)
SEA VOYAGES OF EXPLORATION
$15.00 AUD

Macmillan and Co. London. 1950. 1st Ed. XV, 234 PP. Cloth cover, gilt title on a sunned spine. Name of previous owner on front endpaper. Near fine. Small format: 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... Image shows title-page.

74696
SANCTON, Julian
MADHOUSE AT THE END OF THE EARTH - The BELGICA's Journey into the Dark Antarctic Night
$30.00 AUD

W H Allen. London. 2021 1st UK paperback edition. VIII, 350, (4) PP with 2 headpieces, 2 sketch maps and 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 35 b/w illustrations: plan with general arrangement, 1 cartoon, 8 portraits and 25 photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine. 23.4 x 15.2. 9780753553459

Voyage of exploration to the Antarctic Peninsula of the Belgica who sailed from Antwerp on 16th of August 1897, was icebound for over a year n 1898-89 in the Bellinghausen Sea and returned to Ostende in November 1899.

69254
SANDALL, Philippa
SEAFURRERS - The Ships' Cats who Lapped and Mapped the World
$20.00 AUD

Affirm Press. Melbourne. 2018. 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. Fine. 19 x 14. 9781925712155

65270
SARMIENTO DE GAMBOA, Pedro
MOI, GOUVERNEUR DU DETROIT DE MAGELLAN: La Première Colonisation de la Terre de Feu 1581-1584
$20.00 AUD

Cosmopole. Paris. 2001. 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.

60496
SATURDAY MAGAZINE
Historical Sketch of the: ORIGIN, RISE, AND PROGRESS OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY (in the Saturday Magazine)
$15.00 AUD

The Saturday Magazine. London. 1844. Photocopy (facsimile) of 3 Supplements to the Saturday Magazine. No. 775 for July 1844 (pages 33 to 40). No.: 786 for September 1844 (pages 121 to 128). No.: 797 for November 1844 (pages 209-216). A total of 24 PP with 5 b/w illustrations. Fine. Soft cover. 30 x 21.

65641
SAVOURS, Ann (editor)
SCOTT'S LAST VOYAGE - Through the Antarctic Camera of Herbert Ponting
$5.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1975. 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...

50922
SCAMMELL, Dr. G. V.
THE GREAT AGE OF DISCOVERY, 1400-1650
$5.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1981. 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).

44204
SCHILDER, G. G. (editor)
DE ONTDEKKINGSREIS VAN WILLEM HESSELSZ. DE VLAMINGH IN DE JAREN 1696-1697 - Deel I
$20.00 AUD

Martinus Nijhoff. The Hague, Netherlands. 1976. 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.

20994
SCOFIELD, John
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE NEW WORLD HE FOUND [in National Geographic Magazine]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1975. 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.

74433
SCOTT, Captain R. F.
SCOTT'S LAST EXPEDITION (in Two Volumes)
$500.00 AUD

Smith, Elder & Co. London. 1914. 4th edition. Preface by Sir Clements R. Markham. Vol. I: XXVI, 636 PP with 8 figures (1 plan of hut and 7 drawings), plus 7 photogravure plates (frontispiece and 6 sketches by Dr Edward Wilson), 10 coloured plates, 2 folded plates with 4 panoramas, 2 large folded maps, 2 facsimiles of documents and 101 plates with 135 b/w photos. FP: Portrait of Captain Robert F. Scott. Vol. II: XVI, (2), 534 PP with 4 "Features" drawings, plus 8 coloured plates, 3 double page plates and 76 full page plates with 103 photos and 8 folded maps. Fp: Portrait of Edward A. Wilson. Blue cloth covers, gilt title on front board and spine, top edge gilt. Fore and bottom outside edges with light signs of rubbing. Hardly any signs of foxing. Set is complete in every respect. Scarce in this condition. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 24.5 x 17.

Volume I: Being the Journals of Captain R.F. Scott, R.N., C.V.O. Volume II: Being the Reports of the Journeys & the Scientific Work undertaken by Dr. E. A. Wilson and the Surviving Members of the Expedition arranged by Leonard Huxley. Ingleton catalogue: 5975.

51623
SCOTT, Captain Robert F.
THE VOYAGE OF THE DISCOVERY - Volume II
$50.00 AUD

Macmillan. London. 1905. 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.

39339
SCOTT, Ernest
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins. Sydney. 2001. 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.

71464
SCOTT, Ernest
LAPEROUSE
$40.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1912. 1st edition. 104 PP with 1 b/w illustration "Lapérouse Coat of Arms", plus 1 folded chart of La Pérouse voyage and 12 plates. Fp: portrait of La Pérouse. Card cover, dj tipped in by the spine. Spine worn and split at hinges. Internally very good. 18 x 15.3.

Life of La Pérouse prior to his expedition, voyage of discovery in the Pacific, disappearance.

72019
SCOTT, Ernest
THE LIFE OF MATTHEW FLINDERS, R.N.
$175.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1914. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 492 PP plus 38 plates, some on double-page (facsimile of docuents, paintings, engravings...). Fp: Matthew Flinders, aged 27. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper, occasional foxing. Very good plus copy. 22.4 x 14.8.

Biography published 100 years after his death. Interesting Appendices on Baudin's account of Encounter Bay & Péron's report on Port Jackson.

74738
SEAVER, George
THE FAITH OF EDWARD WILSON
$15.00 AUD

John Murray. London. 1948. 1st Ed. (4), 48 PP. Fp: Portrait of Edward Wilson. Cloth cover. Slight ageing of paper. Note to previous owner at top corner of front endpaper. A very good copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20.2 x 13.3.

.. (of the Antarctic, Naturalist and Friend)

61528
SEDDON, Sue
TRAVEL
$15.00 AUD

Allan Sutton Publishing & Thomas Cook. London. 1991. 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.

31503
SEMENOV, Petr Petrovich
TRAVELS IN THE TIAN'-SHAN' 1856-1857
$15.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1998. 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.

30075
SEVERIN, Tim
THE JASON VOYAGE - The Quest for the Golden Fleece
$15.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1985. 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.

70280
SEVERIN, Tim
RETRACING THE FIRST CRUSADE (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 176, No.3)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1989. 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.

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

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

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

35031
SEVERY, Merle
THE WORLD OF SÜLEYMAN THE MAGNIFICENT (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 172, No.7, 1987)
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1987. 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.

74773
SHACKLETON, E. H., C.V.O.
THE HEART OF THE ANTARCTIC - Being the Story of the British Antarctic Expedition 1907-1909 (in 2 Volumes)
$950.00 AUD

William Heinemann. London. 1909. 1st edition. with an Introduction by Hugh Robert Mill, D.SC. An account of the First Journey to the South Magnetic Pole, by Professor T. W. Edgeworth David, F.R.S. Volume I: XLVIII, 372 PP with 11 diagrams in text, plus frontispiece, 6 coloured plates with caption on tissue guard and 106 b/w plates (4 on double page). Fp: Portrat of E.H. Shackleton with caption on tissue guard. Volume II: XVI, 420 PP with 38 b/w illustrations in text, plus frontispiece, 6 coloured plates with caption on tissue guard, 132 b/w plates. Fp: Photo of "The Northern Party..." with caption on tissue guard. The 2 "Panoramas" and 3 maps in colour called for are in the rear pocket of Volume II. Errata slip for Volume II tipped in on page XVI. Cloth covers, top edge gilt, illustrated front board, gilt title on a sunned spine. Covers rubbed and soiled. Occasional foxing. A very good clean and complete copy of a scarce item. More images available upon request. 25.3 x 19.

67613
SHARP, Andrew (editor)
DUPERREY'S VISIT TO NEW ZEALAND IN 1824
$20.00 AUD

Alexander Turnbull Library. Wellington. 1971. 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.

46978
SHELVOCKE, George
A VOYAGE AROUND THE WORLD
$40.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1971. 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,...

73441
SIMONY, Nadia
DES METIERS ET DES HOMMES - AIR FRANCE, Gestes et Paroles
$50.00 AUD

Le Cherche Midi. Paris. 2003. 1st Ed. Forewords by José Rocamora & Jean-Cyril Spinetta. 155, (2) with b/w and colour illustrations (documents, ephemera, photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Light foxing on inside of covers, o/wise fine. French text. 22.5 x 23.5. 9782749101453

Changes and improvements in the running of Air France, brought by staff, employees ...

30290
SINCLAIR, Keith V.
LAPLACE IN NEW ZEALAND, 1831
$10.00 AUD

Heritage Press. Waikanae, NZ. 1998. 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.

61864
SKELTON, R. A.
EXPLORERS' MAPS - Chapters in the Cartographic Record of Geographical Discovery
$75.00 AUD

Routledge and Kegan Paul. London. 1960. 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.

70666
SKELTON, R. A.
CAPTAIN JAMES COOK - After two hundred years
$20.00 AUD

British Library. London. 1976. 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).

73112
SLOCUM, Captain Joshua
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Phoenix Press / Orion Books.. London. 2003. Reissue of the 2000 edition (1900 original), Introduction by Lisa Clayton (single-handed, round-the-world yachtswoman). XVI, (6), 234 PP with 3 maps (2 on double page) and 27 b/w illustrations. Stiff covers, pictorial front. Slight ageing of paper on the outside edges, o/wise very good. 19.7 x 12.8. 9781857997545

First solo voyage around the world.

72167
SLOT, B. J.
ABEL TASMAN, en de ontdekking van Nieuw-Zeeland
$40.00 AUD

Otto Cramwinxckel Uitgever. Amsterdam. 1992. 1st Ed. 126, (2 colophon) PP with 20 b/w and 25 colour illustrations. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Presentation plate from the Municipality of Grootegast, signed by the Mayor and Town Clerk, loosely inserted. Dutch text. Fine. 24.2 x 17.3. 9071894398

Chapter 5: Expedition on board "Heemskerk" and "Zeehan", to the Great South Land (Tasmania, New Zealand)

15672
SMITH, Philip Chadwick Foster
THE EMPRESS OF CHINA
$15.00 AUD

Philadelphia Maritime Museum. Philadelphia. 1984. 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.

42096
SMITH, Ronald Bishop
THE FIRST AGE OF THE PORTUGUESE EMBASSIES, NAVIGATIONS AND PEREGRINATIONS TO THE ANCIENT KINGDOMS OF CAMBAY AND BENGAL (1500-1521)
$25.00 AUD

Author. Bethesda, Maryland, USA. 1969. 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.

69744
SMYTH, Terry
NAPOLEON'S AUSTRALIA
$30.00 AUD

Ebury Press / Penguin. Sydney. 2018. 1st Ed. XII, 318, (2) PP, plus 16 pages with 6 b/w and 22 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 23.2 x 15.4. 9780143787280

The incredible story of Bonaparte's secret plan to invade Australia.

62539
SMYTHE, Mrs S. M.
TEN MONTHS IN THE FIJI ISLANDS
$200.00 AUD

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.

54226
SOEJONO, R. P.
INDONESIA BEFORE WRITTEN HISTORY (in Hemisphere, An Asian-Australian Monthly)
$10.00 AUD

Department of Education and Science. Canberra. 1969. 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.

51044
SOLNICK, Bruce B., & MONFRED, Edward J. (editors)
TERRAE INCOGNITAE. The Annals of the Society for the History of Discoveries. Volume I
$30.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. 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.

51045
SOLNICK, Bruce B., & STEPHENSON, Charles W. (editors)
TERRAE INCOGNITAE. The Annals of the Society for the History of Discoveries. Volume II
$30.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1970. 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...

33658
SOMERVILLE, Vice-Admiral Boyle T.
COMMODORE ANSON'S WORLD VOYAGE INTO THE SOUTH SEAS AND AROUND THE WORLD
$10.00 AUD

Heinemann. London. 1934. 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.

39340
SOTHEBY'S
FINE BOOKS, MANUSCRIPTS, PHOTOGRAPHS AND MAPS
$25.00 AUD

Sotheby's Australia. Melbourne. 1990. 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.

39342
SOTHEBY'S
FINE AUSTRALIAN BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPT, INCLUDING THE ORNITHOLOGICAL COLLECTION OF Mr WILLIAM RUSSELL
$15.00 AUD

Sotheby's Australia. Melbourne. 1988. 1st Ed. 84 PP with 7 colour and 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21.

Catalogue with over 800 items.

39343
SOTHEBY'S
FINE AND IMPORTANT AUSTRALIAN BOOKS AND MANUSCRIPT, PHOTOGRAPHS AND MAPS
$20.00 AUD

Sotheby's Australia. Melbourne. 1989. 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.

16435
SOULE, Gardner
MEN WHO DARED THE SEA, The Ocean Adventures of the Ancient Mariners
$15.00 AUD

Thomas Y. Crowell. New York. 1976. 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.

38138
SPERRY, Armstrong
DANGER TO WINDWARD
$10.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1961. Reprint of the 1952 original. 241, (3 advert.) PP with 17 b/w illustrations (12 head pieces) by author. Hard cover, device on front cover and spine. Light foxing, renewed endpapers, o/wise very good. 20.5 x 13.6.

Tales on Whaling and the South Seas.

60694
SPROD, Dan (compiler)
AUSTRALIAN LAND EXPLORATION - Catalogue of an outstanding Library on Australian Land Explorers and related topics
$10.00 AUD

Astrolabe Booksellers. Hobart. 1997. 1st Ed. X, 109 PP with 18 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 25 x 18.

850 entries.

73444
STACKHOUSE, John
... FROM THE DAWN OF AVIATION. THE QANTAS STORY 1920-1995
$30.00 AUD

Focus Publishing / Qantas Airways Ltd. Sydney. 1995. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. FEP: Qantas first aircraft, the Avro 504K. REP: Jumbo Jet. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.2 x 24.7. 1875359230

75 years of Qantas Airways.

55508
STANBURY, Myra (editor)
JOURNEYS OF ENLIGHTENMENT: French Exploration of Terres Australes
$10.00 AUD

Western Australian Museum - Maritime. Perth. 2008. 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.

66028
STEELE, Philip
A MARINER'S TALE
$20.00 AUD

Barron's Educational series, Inc. New York. 2009. 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

74541
STEELE, Wilfred and Christopher
THE GREAT GULF - The Surveys and Explorations of L. A. WELLS, Last Australian Explorer 1860 - 1938
$25.00 AUD

Lynton Publications Pty. Ltd. Blackwood, S.A. 1978. 1st Ed. Foreword by G.H.C. Kennedy. 144 PP with 7 maps and 102 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of "Queensland and Northern Territory Boundary survey, 1884-1886". Laminated boards, illustrated front cover. Spine and top of front cover lightly sunned. Fine. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5. 0869463128

74695
STEPHENSON, Pamela
TREASURE ISLANDS. Sailing the South Seas in the Wake of Fanny and Robert Louis Stevenson
$15.00 AUD

Headline Book. London. 2005. 1st paperback edition. (XVI), 399 PP with b/w illustrations (10 maps, 17 headpieces and 17 photos), plus 24 pages with 77 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Corners of front cover with signs of wear, o/wise very good. 23.3 x 15.3. 9780755314058

18366
STOMMEL, Henry
LOST ISLANDS, The Story of Islands that have vanished from Nautical Charts
$20.00 AUD

UBC Press. Vancouver. 1984. 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

64833
STORRUSTEN, Erling
HURTIGRUTEN - The World's most beautiful voyage
$15.00 AUD

Hurtigruten Group. Bergen, Norway. 2005. 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. Near fine. 21 x 14.8. 8299315441

18797
STRANGE, James
JAMES STRANGE'S JOURNAL AND NARRATIVE OF THE COMMERCIAL EXPEDITION FROM BOMBAY TO THE NORTHWEST COAST OF AMERICA
$30.00 AUD

Ye Galleon Press. Fairfield, Washington. 1982. Reprint of the 1928 original, with an introductory material by A.V. Venkatarama Ayyar, and notes by John Hosie & F. W. Howay. 144, (2 colophon) PP with 3 b/w plates, plus folded map in back pocket. Eps: chart of the Cook Channel and Strange Island near Nootka Island. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional light foxing spots, o/wise fine. 23.8 x 16.2. 0877702675

Expedition to the North-west Coast of America in 1786, which sailed from Bombay on 08/12/1785, on board the Captain Cook and The Experiment.

74498
STUART, John McDouall
J. McDOUALL STUART'S EXPLORATIONS, across the Continent of Australia with charts: 1861-62
$150.00 AUD

Public Library of South Australia. Adelaide. 1963. Facsimile reprint of the original c. 1863.. No. 4 in the "South Australian Facsimile Editions" series. (2), (II), 97 PP, plus 1 large folded map at rear of book. Hard covers, simile leather, gilt title on spine. Minimal light foxing and mostly on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. Image shows title-page. 21 x 14.

Diary of J. McDouall Stuart's exploration from Adelaide (South Australia), across the continent of Australia, December 1861 to December 1862.

74538
STUART, John McDouall
FOURTH EXPEDITION JOURNAL MARCH TO SEPTEMBER 1860
$75.00 AUD

Sullivan's Cove. Adelaide. 1983. 1st "Sullivan's Cove" edition limited to 220 hand numbered copies (No. 74). 92 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots (faint) on top outside edge, spine of dust jacket lightly sunned, o/wise a fine copy. 25.5 x 18.5.

74499
STURT, Captain Charles
NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION INTO CENTRAL AUSTRALIA, performed under the Authority of Her Majesty's Government, during the years 1844, 5, and 6 (in 2 Volumes + Maps)
$150.00 AUD

Libraries Board of South Australia. Adelaide. 1965. Facsimile Reprint of the original c. 1849.. No. 5 in the "Australiana Facsimile Editions" series. Volume I: (2), X, IV, 5-416, (13 publications) PP with 12 drawings, plus 1 large folded map and 8 plates (4 coloured and 4 b/w). Fp (in colour): Chaining over the Sand Hills to Lake Torrens. Vol. II: (2), 308, 92 (appendix), (2 & 12 (publications) PP with 7 drawings, plus 7 plates (2 in colour and 5 b/w). Fp: View from Stanley Range. Vol. "Maps": 2 large folded maps. Hard covers, simile velum, gilt title on spine. Foxing spots on outside edges. Light soiling of covers. Contents near fine. 22.2 x 15.

74522
STURT, Charles
JOURNAL OF THE CENTRAL AUSTRALIAN EXPEDITION, 1844-5
$25.00 AUD

Caliban Books. London. 1984. 1st edition with an Introduction and Notes, by Jill Waterhouse. VIII, 264 PP with 25 b/w illustrations. Hard covers, dj. Foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 22 x 14. 0904573311

74524
SWAN, Keith & CARNEGIE, Margaret
IN STEP WITH STURT
$20.00 AUD

Graphic Books. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Ed. XII, 115 PP with 21 figures [ 8 maps (3 on double pages), 2 copies of letters, 4 documents, and 7 pages of Journal] and 36 illustrations. Hard covers, illustrated front, dj. Foxing on top outside edge, o/wise a fine copy. 25 x 19. 0959636552

53346
SWINSON, Cyril (compiler)
TWENTY TALES OF THE SEA - A Mixed Cargo
$10.00 AUD

Adam & Charles Black. London. 1949. 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. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 20.7 x 14.5.

Stories by Rowland Walker, Frank Elias, Percy F. Westerman, Hermann Melville, Louise Morgan, ...

73540
SWINTON, Stuart
P.G. TAYLOR - The Last of the Great Air Pioneers
$25.00 AUD

Australian Military History Publications. Sydney. 2000. 1st Ed. X, 116 PP with b/w illustrations (7 maps and 40 documents & photos). Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.5. 9781876439415

73580
TAILLEMITE, Etienne (editor)
BOUGAINVILLE ET SES COMPAGNONS AUTOUR DU MONDE, 1766-1769 (in 2 volumes)
$250.00 AUD

Imprimerie Nationale. Paris. 1977. 1st Ed. Preliminary by Michel Mollat du Jourdin. Preface by Patrick O'Reilly. Vol I: XIV, (2), 516, (1 contents) PP with 164 b/w & colour illust. Vol II: (4), 582 PP with 207 b/w & colour illustrations as well as 21 b/w illustrations in the Glossary (P. 531 to 546), plus 3 folded maps in back pocket. Fp. Eps. Cloth cover, gilt-engraved spine & decorated front cover. Decorated cloth slip case with light wear. Minimal insect damage on rear endpaper of Volume 2, o/wise a fine set. French text. 30.5 x 21.5. 2110807105

The log book and journals of Bougainville and his companions, annotated and edited by the author, Curator of the Archives Nationales.

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
$1100.00 AUD

N. Kovach. Los Angeles. 1965. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote.

72149
TASMAN
ABEL JANSZOON TASMAN - A Bibliography
$25.00 AUD

The Trustees of the Public Library of New South Wales. Sydney. 1963. 1st edition with a preface by G. D. Richardson & J. A. Ferguson. 80 PP with 1 colour and 3 b/w illustrations. Fp (in colour): Tasman with his second wife. Soft cover, front with device and title. Covers lightly soiled and with light insect damage. Very good. 24 x 15.

248 entries.

64737
TAVIANI, Paolo Emilio
CRISTOFORO COLOMBO, Genius of the Sea
$10.00 AUD

Istituto Poligrafico e Zecca dello Stato. Roma. 1992. 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".

56068
TAYLOR, A. Carey, WINKS, Robin W. & KUGLER, Richard C.
THE OPENING OF THE PACIFIC, Image and Reality - Maritime Monographs and Reports No 2
$25.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum. London. 1971. 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.

45498
TAYLOR, E. G .R. (editor)
THE TROUBLESOME VOYAGE OF CAPTAIN EDWARD FENTON 1582-83
$15.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1959. 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.

74667
TAYLOR, Ruth
THE CAT AND THE CAPTAIN - Trim the Cat & Matthew Flinders
$20.00 AUD

Little Steps Publishing. Sydney. 2020. 1st Ed. (8), 110, (6) PP with b/w illustrations by David Parkins: 1 map on double page, headpieces, & endpieces. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine (as new condition). 19.7 x 12.7. 9781922358073

40024
TAZIEFF, Haroun
SOUTH FROM THE RED SEA
$10.00 AUD

The Travel Book Club. London. c.1965. 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.

49283
TEONGE, Henry
THE DIARY OF HENRY TEONGE, Chaplain on board H.M.'s Ships Assistance, Bristol, and Royal Oak 1675-1679
$15.00 AUD

George Routledge & Sons. London. 1927. 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.

44563
TERRY, Martin
LURE OF THE SOUTHERN SEAS (in Signals No. 61)
$10.00 AUD

Australian National Maritime Museum. Sydney. 2002. 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.

35352
TEYSSIER, Paul (editor)
VASCO DE GAMA - La relation du premier voyage aux Indes (1497-1499)
$15.00 AUD

Editions Chandeigne. Paris. 1998. 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.

70587
THINARD, Florence
EXPLORERS' BOTANICAL NOTEBOOK: In the Footsteps of Theophrastus, Marco Polo, Linnaeus, Flinders, Darwin, Speke and Hooker
$35.00 AUD

Firefly Books. Richmond Hill, Ontario. 2016. 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...

73436
THOMAS, Donald M.
NOSTALAGIA NORTH AMERICANA - Artistic Publicity of the Early Airlines
$25.00 AUD

Don Thomas. Dunedin, Fl. 1990. 1st Ed. Foreword by R. E. G. Davies. 64 PP with b/w or colour illustrations. Pictorial stiff covers. Fine/as new condition. 30.5 x 22.8. 0961864239

Colourful publicity of the Trunk Airlines of the U.S. and their ancestors.

46680
THOMAS, Nicholas
DISCOVERIES. The Voyages of Captain Cook
$15.00 AUD

Allen Lane. London. 2003. 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

72517
THOMAS, Nicholas
VOYAGERS - The Settlement of the Pacific
$45.00 AUD

Head of Zeus / Apollo Book. London. 2021. 1st edition in "The Landmark Library" series. 228 PP with 6 maps with colour on double page, 7 head pieces "Tupaia's map", b/w and colour illustrations (26 on double page). Hard cover, dj. New. 20 x 14.5. 9781838930486

15219
THOMAS, Pascoe
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH-SEAS
$40.00 AUD

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".

15593
THOMSON, George Malcolm
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE
$15.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1972. 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.

45610
THOMSON, George Malcolm
SIR FRANCIS DRAKE
$10.00 AUD

Secker & Warburg. London. 1972. 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. 0436520494

53696
THROCKMORTON, Peter (editor)
HISTORY FROM THE SEA: Shipwrecks and Archaeology. - From Homer's Odyssey to the Titanic
$15.00 AUD

Mitchell Beazley Publishers. London. 1987. 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)...

53168
THROWER, Norman J. W. (Editor)
THE THREE VOYAGES OF EDMOND HALLEY IN THE PARAMORE 1698-1701 - Volume II
$10.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Glasgow. 1981. Volume 157 Second Series. Vol. II: 3 folded charts in portfolio. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. 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.

69019
TILEY, Robert
THE LAST VOYAGE OF HMS BEAGLE - (in Australian Heritage, No. 17)
$10.00 AUD

Hallmark Editions Pty Ltd. Brighton, Victoria. 2009. 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.

74726
TILEY, Robert
AUSTRALIAN NAVIGATORS - Picking up Shells and Catching Butterflies in an Age of Revolution
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 2002. 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 the free fly of the front endpaper, signs of old water damage on the lower margin of the verso of front cover and the first 6 and the last 18 pages (not affecting text). Very good copy. 23.5 x 18. 0731811186

De Surville, Du Fresne, Saint Allouarn, Bougainville, Cook, Lapérouse, Bruny d'Entrecasteaux, Baudin, Matthew Flinders...

64247
TIME-LIFE
ILLUSTRATIONS accompanying THE SEAFARERS (the 22 volume series)
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1984. 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.

64600
TIME-LIFE
TIME-LIFE: THE SEAFARERS series (in 22 volumes)
$175.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979 to 1981. 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.

67747
TIME-LIFE
SAILING SHIPS OF THE HIGH SEAS - Illustrations accompanying "The Seafarers series"
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1984. 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.

31842
TOM D., JOUSTRA E., WIJN J.J.
THE NETHERLANDS AND AUSTRALIA - Two Hundred Years of Friendship
$30.00 AUD

Otto Cramwinckel. Amsterdam. 1988. 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 ...

72602
TONKS, Jonathan
EMPIRE - A journey to the remote edges of the British Empire
$120.00 AUD

Dewi Lewis Publishing. Stockport, UK. 2014. 2nd printing in June 2014 of the 2013 original. Foreword by Christopher Lord. 187 PP with 4 b/w sketch maps and 85 colour illustrations (5 ephemera and 80 photos). Hard covers, illustrated front, cloth spine. Minimal bumps to corners, o/wise in as new condition. 25.3 x 20. 9781907893490

Voyages between 2007 and 2013 to the remnants of the British Empire in the South Atlantic Ocean: St Helena, Ascension Island, Tristan da Cunha & the Falkland Islands.

63820
TRAUE, J. E. & GRIFFITH, Penelope (editors)
THE TURNBULL LIBRARY RECORD - Volume XVII
$15.00 AUD

Alexander Turnbull Library Endownent Trust. Wellington. 1984. 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.

69067
TRIEBEL, L. A. & BATT, J. C.
FRENCH EXPLORATION OF AUSTRALIA, with Special Reference to Tasmania
$20.00 AUD

Government Printer. Hobart. c. 1957. 1st Ed. Foreword by His Excellency Monsieur Renaud Sivan, French Ambassador to Australia. 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,..

32153
TURNER, W. J. (editor)
BRITISH ADVENTURE
$25.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1947. 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...

41710
ULLMAN, James Ramsey
MAN OF EVEREST - The Autobiography of Tenzing
$5.00 AUD

The Reprint Society London. 1956. 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.

71330
UN PERE MARISTE (MAYET, R. P. Claude)
AUGUSTE MARCEAU, Capitaine de Frégate, Commandant de l'Arche d'Alliance (in 2 Volumes)
$120.00 AUD

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).

36749
UPTON, Joe
JOURNEYS THROUGH THE INSIDE PASSAGE - Seafaring Adventures along the Coast of British Columbia and Alaska
$10.00 AUD

Alaska Northwest Books. Anchorage. 1994. 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

71452
UPTON, Joe
JOURNEYS THROUGH THE INSIDE PASSAGE - Seafaring Adventures along the Coast of British Columbia and Alaska
$5.00 AUD

Alaska Northwest Books. Anchorage. 1992. 2nd printing of the 1992 original. 189, (3) PP with 7 maps and 33 b/w photos. Card covers, pictorial front. Rubbed patch at head of spine. Contents near fine. 22.7 x 15.2. 0882403664

73497
VACHER, Polly
WINGS AROUND THE WORLD
$70.00 AUD

Grub Street. London. 2006. 1st Ed. Foreword by Charles Swithinbank, and Appreciation by Queen Noor of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. 160 PP with colour illustrations: 4 maps and 88 photos. Hard cover, dj. Dedicatory note to previous owner on title page, dated and signed by the author. Fine. 25 x 18. 9781904943549

The exhilarating story of one woman's epic flight from the North Pole to Antarctica.

71545
VAGNON, Henri
VAGNON CARTE DE PLAISANCE - Pour Naviguer sur les canaux de France / How to navigate on the French canals / Wie fährt man auf den Kanälen Frankreichs
$10.00 AUD

Vagnon / Les Editions du Plaisancier. Caluire, Rhone, France. 1993. 1st tri-lingual edition. 32 PP with colour illustrations: 1 map of France, 2 photos and navigation signs. Laminated stiff cover, illustrated front, staples. Text in French, English and German. Fine. 21 x 13.5. 9782857250852

30253
VAN DER LITH, P. A.
NEDERLANDSCH OOST-INDIË, beschreven en afgebeeld voor het Nederlandsche Volk (in two volumes)
$150.00 AUD

E. J. Brill. Leiden. 1893 & 1894. 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.

41204
VAN LOON, Hendrik Willem
THE ROMANCE OF DISCOVERY - Being an Account of the Earliest Navigators and the Discovery of America
$30.00 AUD

Carlton House. New York. 1917. 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.

31601
VAN SINDEREN, Adrian
A VOYAGE THROUGH THE AZURE SEAS
$10.00 AUD

Privately printed by Yale University Press. New York. 1958. 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.

46997
VANCOUVER, George
VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN AND ROUND THE WORLD (in 4 Volumes)
$300.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1967. Facsimile reprint of the 1798 original. Nos. 30, 31, 32, & 33, in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. Volume 1: (2), (VI), XXIX, (IX) 432 PP, plus 7 b/w plates. Volume 2: (2), (VIII), 504 PP, plus 5 b/w plates. Volume 3: (2), (VIII), 505, (3 errata) PP, plus 6 b/w plates. Volume "Charts": clam box containing 16 large folded plates (1 general chart, 6 coastal views and 9 survey charts). Hard covers, simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette (front cover and spine). Volumes 1, 2 & 3, with glassine protection. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Near fine. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 26 x 21.

A voyage of discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and round the world: in which the coast of North-West America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed . Undertaken by His Majesty's Command..., and performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, and 1795, in the Discovery Sloop of War, and Armed Tender Chatham...

15559
VAUGHAN, Thomas, CROWNHART-VAUGHAN, E. A. P. & PALAU DE IGLESIAS, Mercedes
VOYAGES OF ENLIGHTENMENT, Malaspina on the Northwest Coast 1791/1792
$10.00 AUD

Oregon Historical Society. Portland, Oregon. 1977. 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

36814
VILLAIN-GANDOSSI, Christiane, DURTESTE, Louis & BUSUTTIL, Salvino (editors)
MEDITERRANEE, MER OUVERTE (in two volumes)
$50.00 AUD

International Foundation / Commission Française d'Histoire Maritime. Malta. 1997. 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.

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)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1976. 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.

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

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

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

37530
VILLIERS, Alan
OCEANS OF THE WORLD - Man's Conquest of the Sea
$25.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 159 PP with 4 maps, plus 16 pages with 28 b/w plates. Fp: Mayflower II going to her berth in New York Harbour. Hard cover, dj (price clipped and with a few chips). A near fine copy. 22 x 14.

Aspects of the varied and interesting story of the ocean: sailing with Arabs, Maldivians, Trobriands. Square-rigger and nuclear ship...

37688
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic
$10.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1957. 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.

40546
VILLIERS, Alan
THE WESTERN OCEAN - The Story of the North Atlantic
$15.00 AUD

Museum Press. London. 1957. 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.

47714
VILLIERS, Alan
I SAILED WITH COLUMBUS (in Ships and the Sea Magazine - Volume 3, No. 5, October 1953)
$15.00 AUD

Kalmbach Publishing Co. Milwaukee. 1953. 60 PP. Contains article from P.16-19, and 38-41 with illustrations by David A. Strassman and Marion M. Morris (1 map, 3 profiles and 3 drawings). Pictorial wrappers, staples removed. Near fine. 28.8 x 21.

47716
VILLIERS, Alan
HANDLING A 16TH CENTURY SQUARE-RIGGER (in Ships and the Sea Magazine, Volume 9, No. 1, May 1959)
$15.00 AUD

Kalmbach Publishing Co. Milwaukee. 1959. 60 PP. Contains article from P.32-35, and 44-48 with 6 b/w photos. Pictorial wrappers with light wear, staples removed, reinforced at spine, o/wise contents near fine. 28.8 x 21.

Sailing with the replica of Mayflower.

49599
VILLIERS, Alan & STEWART, B. Anthony
WE'RE COMING OVER ON THE MAYFLOWER (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume CXI, No.5, 1957)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume CXI, No.5 - May 1957. Article between pages 708 and 728 with 1 map and 16 b/w photos. Copy lacking the front cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Construction by Britishers of a new pilgrim ship to sail across the Atlantic as a gift to all Americans.

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)
$15.00 AUD

ISFAR / Institute for the Study of French-Australian Relations. Melbourne. 2017. 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.

44711
VIOLA, Herman J. & MARGOLIS, Carolyn (editors)
SEEDS OF CHANGE - A Quincentennial Commemoration
$10.00 AUD

Smithsonian Institution Press. Washington. 1991. 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.

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)
$125.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1968. 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. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 26 x 21.

63517
WALDMAN, Michael
PLANET USTINOV - Following the Equator with Sir Peter Ustinov
$10.00 AUD

Simon Schuster. London. 1998. 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.

22252
WALLIS, Mary
LIFE IN FEEJEE, OR, FIVE YEARS AMONG THE CANNIBALS
$40.00 AUD

The Gregg Press. Ridgewood, N.J., USA. 1967. 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.

73536
WALSH, Barbara
FORGOTTEN AVIATOR: HUBERT LATHAM, A High-Flying Gentleman
$30.00 AUD

Tempus Publishing. Stroud, UK. 2007. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 100 b/w illustrations: cartoon, documents, drawings, photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Note to previous owner at top of half title page. Near fine. 24.6 x 17. 9780752443188

French aviator, crossing of the Channel on "Antoinette" in 1909 ... Death in French Equatorial Africa in June 1912 ??

60657
WALTER, Richard (compiler)
A VOYAGE ROUND THE WORLD, in the years 1740, 1741, 1742, 1743, 1744, by George Anson, Esq., afterwards Lord Anson
$25.00 AUD

Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge. London. c. 1840. Reprint. XVI, 374 PP with 18 text illustrations, plus 1 large folded chartin colour with repaired tear close to the gutter. Fp: Dreadful storm, Strait of Le Maire. Quarter bound. Front board detached, otherwise complete. Image shows title-page and Frontispiece. Previous owner's label on inside front cover. In need of repair. Foxing. Very good. 16.5 x 11.

53119
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. [in 8 volumes]
$450.00 AUD

The Gregg Press. Ridgewood, N.J., USA. 1966 & 1967. 1st edition with b/w illustrations. Introduction by Ernest S. Dodge. Vol. 1: (4), 316 PP with 35 illust., plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Advertising sailing card of the clipper ship "Robin Hood". Vol. 2: XIII, 596 PP with 56 illust., plus 7 folded maps. Fp: U.S. Sloop of war "Portsmouth". Vol. 3: XIII, 655 PP with 59 illust., plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Advertising card of the clipper ship "Anglo Saxon". Vol. 4: XIII, 695 PP with 52 illust., plus 7 folded maps. Fp: A Marquesan Chief. Vol. 5: XIII, 578 PP with 41 illust., plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Man of the New Hebrides. Vol. 6: XI, 572 PP with 32 illust., plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Chief of Rarotonga. Vol. 7: XIII, 545 PP with 31 illust., plus 7 folded maps. Fp: Chief Poulaho, from Tonga. Vol. 8: VII, 295 PP. Fp: Barque "Mermaid". Volume 1 in a slipcase containing also 8 large folded charts. All volumes in original decorated cloth cover. Occasional foxing. Very good complete set. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 26.5 x 17.5.

Volume 1: Abaiang to Baker. Volume 2: Bampton reefs to Futuna. Volume 3: Gaferut to Kwajalein. Volume 4: Ladd's Island to Motu Iti. Volume 5: Namoluk to Pingelap. Volume 6: Pitcairn to Tabiteuea. Volume 7: Tahiti to Zephyr shoal. Volume 8: Appendix and Index. 8 Charts: Cape Horn to Cape Corrientes. Pacific Ocean: S.E. sheet (Cook Island to Easter Island). Pacific Ocean / S.W. sheet (New Guinea/Australia to Tonga). Pacific Ocean / N.W. sheet (Japan to Philippines). Archipel des Tuamotu. Tonga or Friendly Islands. Fiji Islands. Cape Corrientes to Kodiak Island.

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
$35.00 AUD

The Gregg Press. Ridgewood, N.J., USA. 1967. 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. Contents are otherwise near fine. 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

52310
WATELET, Marcel (editor)
GERARD MERCATOR COSMOGRAPHE, le temps et l'espace
$125.00 AUD

Fonds Mercator Paribas. Antwerp. 1994. 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

55291
WATSON, Philip (editor)
GRAND CANAL, GREAT RIVER: The Travel Diary of a Twelfth-Century Chinese Poet
$25.00 AUD

Frances Lincoln Ltd. London. 2007. 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.

73047
WAWN, Andrew (editor)
THE ICELAND JOURNAL OF HENRY HOLLAND, 1810
$10.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1987. 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. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Signature of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Foxing spots on top outside edge. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180220

60645
WEATHERFORD, Jack
INDIAN GIVERS - How the Indians of the Americas transformed the World
$5.00 AUD

Fawcett Columbine. New York. 1990. 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

51024
WEBER, Thérèse & WATSON, Jeanie (editors)
COOK'S PACIFIC ENCOUNTERS: The Cook-Forster Collection of the Georg-August University of Göttingen
$45.00 AUD

National Museum of Australia. Canberra. 2006. 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.

74510
WEBSTER, E. M.
AN EXPLORER AT REST - Ludwig Leichhardt at Port Essington and on the Homeward Voyage 1845-1846
$25.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1986. 1st Ed. Introduction and Annotations by E. M. Webster. X, 123 PP, With 1 map with 2 insets on double page and 1 drawing, plus 12 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 13.5. 0522843220

60705
WEEN, Jodie & MUIR, Janet (compilers)
Catalogue of the LAITH REYNOLDS COLLECTION - No. 146: Maps, Atlases & Related Books
$25.00 AUD

Robert Muir Old & Rare Books. Perth. 2009. 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.

37068
WHEELER, Sir Mortimer (editor)
SWANS HELLENIC CRUISES - Handbook for 1971 Cruises
$15.00 AUD

W. F. & R. K. Swan (Hellenic) Ltd / The Hellenic Travellers Club. London. August 1970. 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...

36517
WHELAN, Howard
SEARCH FOR THE BEAGLE ANCHORS (in Australian Geographic, Issue No. 38, April-June 1995)
$5.00 AUD

Australian Geographic Society. Sydney. 1995. Contains article from P.104 to 115 with 2 maps, 1 b/w illust. and 24 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.6 x 21.

Anchors lost in November 1839 by the Beagle, at Holdfast Reach, Victoria River, Northern Territory.

18924
WHITE, Michael & GRIBBIN, John
DARWIN, A Life in Science
$10.00 AUD

Dutton. New York. 1995. 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.

39016
WHITFIELD, Peter
MAPPING THE WORLD - A History of Exploration
$40.00 AUD

Folio Society. London. 2000. 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). Book is fine and slipcase is 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.

41651
WILCOX, L. A.
ANSON'S VOYAGE
$15.00 AUD

G. Bell & Sons. London. 1969. 1st Ed. XVI, 182 PP with 65 b/w illustrations by the author. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Foxing spots on top outside edge. The dust jacket has chips, closed tears and part missing on rear and is in a protective sleeve. Contents are near fine. 25.2 x 15.8. 0713515635

Anson's circumnavigation of the globe in the years 1740-1744. Flagship Centurion, plunder of the Manilla Galleon Nuestra Señora de Cabandonga...

63886
WILL, Captain John Baxter
TRADING UNDER SAIL OFF JAPAN: The recollections of Captain John Baxter Will, Sailing Master & Pilot
$10.00 AUD

Sophia University & The Diplomatic Press. Tokyo. & Tallahassee, Fl. 1968. 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.

37749
WILLIAMS, Glyn
THE PRIZE OF ALL THE OCEANS - The Triumph and Tragedy of Anson's Voyage Round the World
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2000. 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.

42908
WILLIAMS, Glyn
VOYAGES OF DELUSION - The Northwest Passage in the Age of Reason
$10.00 AUD

HarperCollins. London. 2002. 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. Foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 22.2 x 14. 9780002571814

57636
WILLIAMS, Glyndwr
THE GREAT SOUTH SEA: English Voyages and Encounters, 1570-1750
$15.00 AUD

Yale University Press. New Haven, USA. 1997. 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.

51002
WILLIAMS, Maslyn
FACES OF MY NEIGHBOUR. Three Journeys into East Asia
$10.00 AUD

Collins. Sydney. 1979. 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.

21574
WILLIAMSON, James A. (editor)
THE CABOT VOYAGES AND BRISTOL DISCOVERY UNDER HENRY VII, with the Cartography of the Voyages by R. A. Skelton
$40.00 AUD

The Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1962. 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.

11703
WILSON, Bruce
COLONIAL IDENTITIES - Canada from 1760 to 1815
$25.00 AUD

National Archives of Canada. Ottawa. 1988. 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.

55583
WILSON, David M.
THE VIKINGS AND THEIR ORIGINS. Scandinavia in the First Millenium
$5.00 AUD

Book Club Associates. London. 1972. 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. Covers with light shelf wear and a little soiling. Occasional foxing. Still a very good clean copy. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 21.6 x 15.

71374
WILSON, Derek
THE WORLD ENCOMPASSED - Drake's Great Voyage 1577-1580
$15.00 AUD

Allison & Busby Ltd. London. 1998. 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.

20933
WINTER, Heinrich
DIE KOLUMBUSSCHIFFE VON 1492
$5.00 AUD

Verlag Delius, Klasing & Co. Bielefeld. 1980. 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.

48551
WINTON, John
SIR WALTER RALEGH
$15.00 AUD

Coward, McCann & Geoghegan. New York. 1975. 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. 0698106482

Soldier (France, Ireland, Low Countries), explorer to North & South America, raids against Cadiz and the Azores, twice arrested, his execution.

70978
WOOD, Frances
THE SILK ROAD
$35.00 AUD

The Folio Society. London. 2004. 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.

64915
WOODING, Jonathan
THE VIKINGS
$10.00 AUD

Lansdowne Publishing Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1998. Reprint of the 1997 original. 160 PP with colour illustrations. Pictorial laminated boards, cloth spine, gilt title. Fine. 21.5 x 14 1863025235

49233
WRIGHT, Arnold
EARLY ENGLISH ADVENTURERS IN THE EAST
$30.00 AUD

Andrew Melrose. London. 1917. 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...

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

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

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

74134
WRIGHT, O.D. & WHITE, E.L.D.
LONDON TO CALCUTTA 1938
$25.00 AUD

Little Hills Press Pty Ltd. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w illustrations: 4 maps, 10 entries of diaries & documents and 110 photos. Eps: map "London to Calcutta". Hard covers, dj. Fine. Oblong: 26.2 x 26.5. 9780949773807

A 3 month voyage in an old Morris motor car.

68231
WYMER, Norman
GREAT EXPLORERS
$15.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. London. 1962. 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 ...

49299
YOUNG, Filson
CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS AND THE NEW WORLD OF HIS DISCOVERY, A Narrative (Volume II)
$15.00 AUD

E. Grant Richards. London. 1906. 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.