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

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

History & details of fleet.

48305
ANDREWS, Graeme
PORT JACKSON 200
$25.00 AUD

Reed. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 133 b/w illust., plus 12 pages with 9 b/w and 13 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing otherwise a very good copy. 29.2 x 22.2. 0730101142

An affectionate look at the port, the ships and the boats, the institutions & organisations which have produced one of the few waterways in the world combining commerce & recreation.

20188
AZOY, A.C.M.
SIGNAL 250!, The Sea Fight off Santiago
$10.00 AUD

David McKay Co. New York. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 207 PP with 1 map, and 12 bw chapter ornaments (profile of ships) by the author. Fp: Plan of the Bay of Santiago with position of the two fleets. Eps: Map of the Cuban campaign of the United States Navy. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Library stamps at lower corner of 10 pages. Very good. 21 x 14.

The end of Spain's hold in the Western Hemisphere and the establishment of a US global naval presence.

20084
BAKER, Sidney J.
MY OWN DESTROYER - A Biography of Matthew Flinders, Explorer and Navigator
$20.00 AUD

Currawong. Sydney. 1962. 1st Ed. XIII, 146 PP plus 8 pages with 7 b/w illust. Fp: Portrait of Capt. Matthew Flinders, R.N. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little rubbed/soiled around edges, o/wise a fine copy. 24.1 x 16.

His achievements as explorer & navigator, his tragedies (shipwrecks, detention at Ile de France for 7 years).

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.

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).

20152
BELLIS H.
ADMIRAL NELSON
$10.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Far Eastern Publishers. Singapore. 1970. 1st Ed. in the Historical Characters series. (6), 58 PP with 4 maps, 23 colour and 10 b/w illustrations. Fp: the Victory at Portsmouth. Illustrated hard covers. Light foxing. Very good. 21 x 21.

20199
BLUNT, Joseph
THE SHIPMASTER'S ASSISTANT AND COMMERCIAL DIGEST
$50.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane's. London. 1974. Reprint of the 1837 original, in the Macdonald Maritime History series. (2), XII, 9-672 PP. Decorated hard cover, cloth spine, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed and with a sunned spine, o/wise a fine copy. 23.3 x 15.5 0356047644

Compendium of commercial shipping and legal information in the age of sail. Includes Custom-House laws, revenue cutters, freight, salvage..., harbour regulations in US ports, exchanges and monies, commercial regulations of foreign countries, from Alexandria & Algiers to Swedish islands and the Western islands (Azores from Portugal).

20090
BOUQUET, Michael R.
NO GALLANT SHIP, Studies in Maritime and Local History
$20.00 AUD

Hollis & Carter. London. 1959 1st Ed. 196 PP with 13 figures, plus 16 pages with 31 b/w photos. Fp: A full-rigged ship, probably the Margaret, at Torquay. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with chips and price clipped. Occasional foxing, otherwise contents are near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Survey of traditional craft which were still plying the coast of Great Britain in the 1950's, and descriptions of the havens & ports they used.

20146
BRAYNARD, Frank O.
SEARCH FOR THE TALL SHIPS - A sketchbook of the ships that came to Operation Sail 1976, the places visited in finding them, and the liners sailed on in this search
$20.00 AUD

Operation Ship. New York. 1977. 1st Ed. 144 PP with 202 drawings by the author. Fp: Bow on, the Royal Viking Star. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Address of previous owner at lower corner of front endpaper, o/wise near fine. 28.5 x 22.2.

The author organized the Operation Sail 1976, commemorating the 200th birthday of the United States of America. In his search for Tall Ships which could come to New York, he travelled widely with pen and ink in hand.

20111
BRENNAN, Frank
THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH SHIPPING LINE
$10.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1978. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 20. VII, 72 PP plus 24 pages with 39 photos in b/w, 2 b/w maps. Fp: Sketch of Australian cargo ships, Class D & E. REP: Certificate of Discharge, recto-verso. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few small nicks, o/wise fine. 24.8 x 18. 0909434115

Creation of the Commonwealth Shipping Line in 1915, to serve Australian needs during and just after WWI (up to 1927).

20133
BURNS, Lt. Cdr. K. V.
BADGES AND BATTLE HONOURS OF H.M. SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall. 1986. 1st Ed. X, 11-208 PP with 1 bw crest, 115 bw photos of warships and 187 crests in colour. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0907771262

Badges covering H.M. Ships in commission, or being built, in 1986.

20103
CAMERON, Ian
LOST PARADISE - The Exploration of the Pacific
$10.00 AUD

Salem House. Topsfield, Mass. 1986. 1st American edition. 248 PP with b/w & 33 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.8 x 19.5. 0881622753

Description of physical creation of the Pacific. How the islands were settled: the epic voyages of the Spanish, Dutch, French, British, English, Russian & American explorers.

36662
CHAPELLE, Howard I.
THE AMERICAN FISHING SCHOONERS 1825-1935
$30.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1973. 1st Ed. 690 PP with 137 plates, 39 figures and numerous sketch-drawings in the important "Notebook" part of this book. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Old tape marks on front and rear endpapers, signature of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing around outside edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 24 x 16. 0393031233

The history of the commercial fishing schooner, its development in design, function and construction.

20088
COLAS, Alain
AROUND THE WORLD ALONE
$20.00 AUD

Barron's / Woodbury. New York. 1978. 1st US edition, translated from the 1977 French original by J. F. Bernard. (2), VI, 212, (4 publications) PP with 1 sketch of the Manureva and 1 world map, plus 24 pages with 5 b/w & 20 colour photos. Title-page: Sketch portrait of Alain Colas. Eps: Manureva. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover & spine, dj (price-clipped and in a protective sleeve). A near fine copy. 23.5 x 16. 0812052196

Following the clipper ship route on the "Manureva", a trimaran, during the 1972/73 Whitbread Race. The author was a lecturer at the University of Sydney between 1966 and 1968.

20093
COOKE, E.W.
MARINES DE E. W. COOKE
$80.00 AUD

Editions de l'Estran. Douarnenez. 1983. 1st French edition. No pagination. 124 pages with 50 b/w plates. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges and few pages. Occasional foxing. Near fine. French text. 25 x 32. 2903707075

Reproduction of the original "Fifty Plates of Shipping & Craft", drawn and etched by the English marine artist, E.W. Cooke, London, 1829.

20176
DE LONG, Harriet Tracy
PACIFIC SCHOONER WAWONA
$20.00 AUD

Documentary Book Publishers Corporation. Bellevue, Wa., USA. 1985. 1st Ed. XVI, 158 PP with bw vintage photographs. Title spread: Wawona and tugboat. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 30.5 x 22.5. 0935503021

Largest three-masted schooner built in North America. Built in 1897 at Fairhaven, California. Lumber trade, cod fishing in Alaska... National Historic Site since 1970, preserved by Northwest Seaport, Seattle.

20127
DEAR, Ian & KEMP, Peter (editors)
THE POCKET OXFORD GUIDE TO SAILING TERMS
$15.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Oxford. 1987. 1st Ed., compiled from "The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea". (6), 217 PP with many figures throughout. Pictorial soft cover (plastic). Near fine. 20.1 x 13.2. 0192820125

From Aback and Abaft to Zenith and Zulu.

20195
DUCKWORTH, C.L.D. & LANGMUIR, G.E.
WEST HIGHLAND STEAMERS
$15.00 AUD

T. Stephenson & Sons Ltd. Prescot, UK. 1967. 3rd edition of the 1935 original. XIV, 204 PP with tables, plus 36 pages with 1 colour plate and 69 b/w photographs. Fp (in colour): P.S. Columba (I). Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover. Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Vessels of the MacBrayne fleet and their predecessors, to the Western Isles and the Scottish Highlands.

35580
DULLES, Foster Rhea
THE OLD CHINA TRADE
$30.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's. London. 1974. Reprint in the Macdonald Maritime History series. (18), 228 PP, plus 12 plates with 16 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Canton factories before 1821. Decorated cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket rubbed on back and with spine sunned. Foxing spots on outside edges. Internally very good. 22 x 14. 0356047555

The Yankee traders from the end of the US War of Independence to the Treaty of Wanghia signed in 1844. Seal fisheries, beche-de-mer and sandalwood from the South Seas, opium trade and war,...

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

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

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.

20273
FILDES, Bob
OCEAN LINERS 1984
$10.00 AUD

Searail Productions. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 200 PP (in typescript) with 75 b/w photos. Fp: Cruising vessels Royal Viking Star and Leonid Sobinov. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21.

A world-wide guide to the shipowners who operate regular or advertised Liner services on deep sea routes (passenger and cruising ships, container ships, ro-ro ships, cargo liners).

20233
FRANZEN, Anders
KRONAN, Remnants of a Warship's Past [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 175, No.4, 1989]
$5.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1989. April 1989. Includes article from P.438 to 465 with 1 map and 29 colour illustrations (photographs by Bill Curtsinger and paintings by John Berkey). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Sinking of the Swedish warship on 1st of June 1676, by a combined Danish-Dutch fleet off the coast of Öland Island, Sweden.

21349
GATENBY, Greg (Editor)
WHALES: A CELEBRATION
$30.00 AUD

Little, Brown & Co. Boston. 1983. 1st Ed. XVIII, 234 PP with 11 musical scores, 150 bw illust. & 75 colour paintings & images. Title page: Detail of a 12th Century English bestiary. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims and inside of dust jacket, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 28.5 x 30.5. 0316305103

Tribute to whales and dolphins by leading artists, painters & sculptors, novelists & poets, composers. A vivid protest against their slaughter...

20203
GIBBS, James A.
PACIFIC GRAVEYARD
$15.00 AUD

Bindfords & Mort. Portland, Oreg. 1973. Second printing of the 3rd edition. 296 PP with b/w illust. (photos, maps & draw.). Eps: Shipwreck chart of this Pacific Graveyard. Pictorial soft cover. Covers a little rubbed with one crease. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.4 x 14. 0832302252

A narrative of shipwrecks where the Columbia river meets the Pacific Ocean.

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.

20209
GOUGH, Barry M. (editor)
TO THE PACIFIC AND ARCTIC WITH BEECHEY, The Journal of Lieutenant George Peard of H.M.S. Blossom 1825-1828
$20.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. Cambridge. 1973. Second Series, No. 143. X, 272 PP with 2 small explanatory drawings & 2 maps, plus 1 large folded chart & 3 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Frederick William Beechey. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket has a few chips, signature of previous owner on FFEP, foxing on outside top edge, o/wise contents are near fine. 22 x 14. 0521200792

During the crossing of the South Pacific Ocean, after a call at Pitcairn, he stayed a fortnight in the Gambiers, then sailed to the Tuamotus (Mururoa & Fangataufa), pearl fishery of Hao... reaching Tahiti two months later.

20260
GRANT, Bruce
ISAAC HULL CAPTAIN OF THE OLD IRONSIDES, The Life and Fighting Times of Isaac Hull and the U.S. Frigate Constitution
$20.00 AUD

Pellegrini and Cudahy. Chicago. 1947. 1st Ed. (X), 418 PP with 1 tail piece, plus 10 pages with 9 b/w plates. Fp: Portrait of Isaac Hull. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, embossed medallion on front cover. Dust jacket is fragile with a small pieces missing. Slight ageing of paper. A very good copy. 23.8 x 15.8.

Career of Isaac Hull on the frigate Constitution, Victory on H.M.S. Guerriere, on 19th August 1812.

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

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

History & details of ships.

20483
H.M.S.O.
A SEAMAN'S POCKETBOOK, B.R. 827 (52)
$10.00 AUD

H.M.S.O. London. 1953. Reprint of the 1952 original. 136 PP with 73 figures, plus 5 colour plates. Fp: Adv. for Player's Navy Cut. Eps: 5 advertisments. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Very good. 18.8 x 12.6.

Sea terms, steering the ship, boatwork... A.B.C.D. (Atomic, Biological and Chemical protection and Damage control).

20224
HAWS, Duncan
SHIPS AND THE SEA - A Chronological Review
$20.00 AUD

Hart Davis, MacGibbon. London. 1976. 1st UK. Ed. 240 PP with b/w and colour illustrations by AB Nordbok. Illustrated endpapers. Illustrated hard cover, dj (lightly rubbed). Otherwise fine. 30 x 27. 0246109181

Splendid story of ships and the sea, from their humble beginnings to their present-day significance.

68976
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 18: UNION, CASTLE AND UNION-CASTLE LINES
$20.00 AUD

Author. London. 1990. 1st Ed., No. 18 in the Merchant Fleets series. 142 PP with 1 map and 152 scale profile drawings. Pictorial card covers a little faded neear spine, o/wise a fine copy. 23.3 x 15.5. 0946378150

Technical data and career histories of all the 242 ships. Note: This work formed a condensed section of Volume 3, published in 1979.

20257
HAYWOOD, Martyn & WELLS, Sue
THE MANUAL OF MARINE INVERTEBRATES
$10.00 AUD

Tetra Press. Morris Plains, N.J., USA. 1989. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 300 colour photographs and illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.6 x 17. 03893560335

Selecting, maintaining and identifying a wide variety of tropical marine invertebrates suitable for the home aquarium.

20240
HOBBS, Edward W.
SAILING SHIPS AT A GLANCE, A pictorial record of the evolution of the sailing ship from the earliest times until to-day
$20.00 AUD

The Architectural Press. London. 1925. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the "At a Glance" series. XVIII, 114 PP with 150 b/w illustrations. Cloth covers a little soiled, o/wise contents near fine. 21.5 x 14.5.

20271
HOLLETT, David
PASSAGE TO THE NEW WORLD, Packet Ships and Irish Famine Emigrants 1845-1851
$15.00 AUD

P.M. Heaton Publishing. Abergavenny, Gwent, UK. 1995. 1st Ed. 232 PP with 77 bw illust. (drawings, engravings, photos). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 15.5. 1872006086

20301
HORN, Daniel
MUTINY ON THE HIGH SEAS, The Imperial German Naval Mutinies of World War One
$10.00 AUD

Leslie Frewin. London. 1973. 1st UK edition of the 1969 US original. XIII, 347 PP. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5. 0856320595

Revolts of August 1917, and October-November 1918. Origins: Social conflict within the Navy. Evolution of a conflict between the adherents of the old order (feudalized naval officers), and the proponents of a new, and more democratic system (enlisted men).

20211
IRELAND, Bernard
WARSHIPS OF THE WORLD: Escort Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1979. 1st Ed. 153 PP with b/w illustrations (4 line drawings & 144 photos & paintings). Title-page: Frigate Visby of the Swedish Navy. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 22.2 x 15. 0711008965

Warships with displacement tonnage between 1000 & 5000 tons. Corvettes, frigates, destroyers.

20252
JEFFERIS, Roger & McDONALD, Kendall
THE WRECK HUNTERS
$10.00 AUD

A.S. Barnes & Co. New York. 1966. 1st Ed. 255 PP with 5 line drawings, and 60 bw illust. Fp: The Wreck Hunter. REP: maps of wrecks from the Needles to North Foreland. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Map of FEP not present (renewed FEP ?). Very good. 21.5 x 14.5.

Accounts of amateur aqualung divers of Great Britain and their search for sunken wrecks around the English coast. P.237 to 246: Wreck List.

20261
KANE, Herb Kawainui
VOYAGERS
$40.00 AUD

Whalesong, Inc. Bellevue, Wa., USA. 1991. 1st Ed. 176 PP with 2 maps and over 150 bw and colour illust. by the author. Fp: Ka'anapali 200 years ago. Pictorial card covers. Fine (as new condition). Oblong: 21.5 X 27.8. 0962709514

Polynesian voyagers, European explorers, fur traders, whalers, missionaries...

20251
KEYNES, Quentin
SEYCHELLES, TROPIC ISLES OF EDEN [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume CXVI, No.5]
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1959. November 1959. Article from P. 670 to 695 with 3 maps, 5 bw and 17 colour photos. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

22156
KNIGHT, Alanna (editor)
R. L. S. IN THE SOUTH SEAS - An Intimate Photographic Record
$15.00 AUD

Mainstream Pub. Edinburgh. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (1 map of the Pacific, 89 sketches & photos). Fp: Portrait of Robert Louis Stevenson. Hard cover, dj. Light foxing on first few pages, o/wise fine. 24.6 x 19.7. 1851580131

Photos taken by Robert Louis Stevenson in 1888 to illustrate his history of the South Seas.

20207
KNIGHT, Edward F.
THE CRUISE OF THE FALCON (in Two Volumes)
$50.00 AUD

Arno Press. New York. 1967. 1st Ed. in the Abercombie & Fitch Library Series. Reprint of the 1884 original. Vol. I: (6), VIII, 301 PP with 4 illust. in text plus 5 plates (1 folded map). Fp: Entrance to the Bay of Rio. Vol.II: (4), VIII, 304 PP with 1 illust. in text plus 7 plates (1 folded map). Fp: View near Olinda; beaching a catamaran. Marbled hard cover, cloth spine with gilt title on black vignette, dj. Near fine. 19.7 x 13.5.

A voyage to South America in a 30 ton yacht. Falmouth, Madeira, Cape Verde Islands, Brazil, Uruguay, Plate River and return to Bristol.

20369
LEVINE, Joseph S.
UNDERSEA LIFE
$20.00 AUD

Stewart, Tabori & Chang, Publishers. New York. 1985. 1st Ed. 222, (2) PP with over 150 colour underwater photographs by Jeffrey L. Rotman. Fp: Epilobus, the sling-jawed wrasse. Eps: Stinging cells of the colonial anemones. Hard cover, blind stamp (starfish) on front cover, dj. Very good. 25.3 x 25.3. 0941434702

20373
LIBERMAN, Cy and Pat
TALL SHIPS 1986
$5.00 AUD

The Middle Atlantic Press. Wilmington, Delaware. 1986. 1st Ed. 63 PP with 15 sketch-plans, 1 b/w & 33 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 21.5. 0912608293

20345
LOCKWOOD, Rupert
HUMOUR IS THEIR WEAPON, Laugh with the Australian Wharfies
$15.00 AUD

Ellsyd Press. Sydney. 1985. 1st Ed. Foreword by Peter Morris. 96 PP with 22 bw photos and 28 comic strips by Mark Knight. Pictorial card covers. Front cover with small scratches. Very good. 20.9 x 13.5. 0949290068

The witticisms, anecdotes and nicknames from the waterfront, part of the Australian folk humour.

20394
MACPHERSON, A.G.H. (editor)
THE MACPHERSON COLLECTION, The Sea Story of the English-Speaking Race
$15.00 AUD

Gallery, Cavendish Square. London. 1927. 1st Ed. (4), 52 PP with 2 tail pieces, 4 colour and 8 b/w plates. Vignette on title page and on back cover. Soft covers chipped around edges and a little foxed, illustration on back cover (The Portuguese Ship St. Paul, wrecked off Sumatra, 1561). Very good. 24.5 x 18.5.

An impression on the Macpherson collection: Discovery, naval actions, portraits... Whaling, Atlases.

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

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

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

17727
MARIN LA MESLEE, Edmond
THE NEW AUSTRALIA, 1883
$10.00 AUD

Heinemann Educational. Melbourne. 1979. 1st Australian paperback edition of the 1973 UK edition. Translated from the French original of 1883 L'Australie Nouvelle, and edited with a critical introduction by Russel Ward. XXVII, 222 PP with facsimile of title page of French Edition, plus 8 pages with 12 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Copy lacking the frontispiece. Faint foxing. Very good. 21.5 x 13.7. 0858592002

A presentation of Australia to the French public by one who settled there and worked for the Department of the Surveyor General, Sydney. The author arrived in March 1876 in Melbourne after residing for many years in Mauritius.

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.

22363
MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John
LINERS TO THE SUN
$25.00 AUD

Macmillan. New York. 1985. 1st US Ed. XVI, 496 PP with 250 drawings and photos. Eps: Cruising around the world with inset. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj (inside of folded dust jacket is a poster with the Cruise Ships of the late 20th century). Faint foxing on outside edges. Fine. 24.2 x 17.2. 025450107

An evocative recreation of great cruises, past & present, from cruise ship conversion, construction & design, to the pleasures and occasional perils of life on board.

20337
McLEAY, Alison
THE WORLD OF THE ONEDIN LINE
$10.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1977. 1st Ed. 144 PP with b/w & colour photos in text. Hard cover, dj. Renewed endpapers, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0725403853

The book on the television series. The film and the real life of the shipowner James Baines and the hard-driving Captain Bully Forbes.

22316
MUCKELROY, Keith (editor)
ARCHEOLOGY UNDER WATER. An Atlas of the World's Submerged Sites
$25.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Books. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP with maps, charts, diagrams plus bw & colour photos. Title page: Diver inspecting a storage jar. Half-title page: Diver recovering a Roman amphora. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 0070439516

Wrecks & sites (ports & cities) from Scandinavia to Middle America and from 1200 BC to the end of the 19th century.

58107
MUCKELROY, Keith (editor)
ARCHAEOLOGY UNDER WATER. An Atlas of the World's Submerged Sites
$25.00 AUD

McGraw-Hill Books. New York. 1980. 1st Ed. 192 PP with maps, charts, diagrams plus bw & colour photos. Title page: Diver inspecting a storage jar. Half-title page: Diver recovering a Roman amphora. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped and with a few small nicks and small piece missing at rear top near spine). Edges are rubbed (shelf wear) and dust jacket is in a protective sleeve. Contents near fine. 28.5 x 22.5. 0070439516

Wrecks & sites (ports & cities) from Scandinavia to Middle America and from 1200 BC to the end of the 19th century.

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

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

20377
NEILSON, Rosemary (editor)
THE BICENTENNIAL NAVAL SALUTE
$5.00 AUD

Australian Bicentennial Authority Publication. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 104 PP with 2 plans and colour illust. (flags and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner of front cover creased. Very good. 27.4 x 20.5.

Naval review to commemorate the bicentennial of Australia, held on 1st October 1988.

20343
NELSON, Daniel A.
GHOST SHIPS OF THE WAR OF 1812, Hamilton & Scourge [in National Geographic Magazine]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1983. Volume 163, No.3, March 1983. Includes article from P.288 to 313 with 1 map and 26 bw and colour illust. Pict. soft cover (bodice of Hamilton's figurehead). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Sunk in a squall on 8th of August 1813, in the south west corner of lake Ontario. Discovered by side-scan sonar in 1975 and inspected by Cousteau diving saucer in 1980.

20312
NEWMAN, Peter C.
EMPIRE OF THE BAY - Illustrated History of the Hudson's Bay Company
$30.00 AUD

Madison Press. Toronto. 1989. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w & colour illust. (charts, maps, paintings, photos). Title-page: Dog sledge. Eps: Beavers of North America building a dam. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Near fine. 31 x 23.2. 06708829692

History of the world's oldest continuous commercial enterprise. Its empire once stretched from the Arctic Ocean to San Francisco and from Labrador to Hawaii.

20390
NORTON, Peter
SHIPS' FIGUREHEADS
$20.00 AUD

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

20339
O'MAY, Dave G.
SONG OF STEAM - A Chronicle of Paddle Steamers and Screw Steamers in Tasmanian Waters 1832-1939
$15.00 AUD

Government Printer. Hobart. 1976. 1st Ed. 304 PP with 207 b/w photos. Fp: Hobart Harbour, circa 1893. Pictorial cloth boards. Near fine. 22.3 x 14.5.

A record of steamships which visited Tasmanian waters during the first one hundred years of steam.

20365
OSBUN, Albert G.
TO CALIFORNIA AND THE SOUTH SEAS - The Diary of Albert G. Osbun 1849-1851
$15.00 AUD

The Huntington Library. San Marino, Ca, USA. 1966. 1st Ed. Edited by John Haskell Kemble. XIII, 233 PP with 2 maps and 3 drawings. Fp: Portrait of Albert Gallatin Osbun. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket is a little browned around edges. A near fine copy. 23.6 x 15.8.

Unsuccessful at gold digging in California, he sailed on the brig Rodolph to Samoa, Wallis Island, Tuvalu, and Hawaii, intending to bring back pigs, chickens, yams, etc.. to San Francisco.

21310
PAINE, Ralph D.
THE SHIPS AND SAILORS OF OLD SALEM
$20.00 AUD

Heath Cranton. London. 1924. 1st UK edition. XVIII, 471 PP, plus 49 plates with 64 b/w illustrations. Fp: The Panay one of the last of the Salem fleet. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Slight ageing of paper around outside edges. Very good. Image shows title-page and frontispiece. 22 x 15.

Narratives and deeds of American sailors. privateers, whalers, explorers of new routes and trades, ...

20327
PEABODY, Robert E.
THE LOG OF THE GRAND TURKS
$15.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1927. 1st Ed. XVIII, 250 PP, plus 26 b/w plates. Fp: The First Grand Turk. FEP: Chart of the Calcutta Voyage of the Second Grand Turk. REP: Chart of the 4th Cruise of Privateer Brig Grand Turk, 1814. Cloth cover, small marginal stains on lower edge of endpapers & 3 plates, o/wise very good. 22.4 x 15.5

The histories of four famous American vessels, each bearing the name Grand Turk. The First (1781-1788), Second (1791-1795, Third (1812-1816), Fourth (1916-1924). The first was a privateer during the American War of Independence. It sailed twice commercially to the Indian Ocean with calls at Canton and was sold at Isle de France in 1788. The second sailed in 1792 to Calcutta and Madras. The third sailed as a privateer during the 1812 war. The fourth sailed in the Caribbean and was wrecked on Yucatan.

20336
PICAZO, Antoine
L'ODYSSEE DE JAMES COOK EN NOUVELLE-CALEDONIE
$10.00 AUD

Grain de Sable. Nouméa. 1996. 1st Ed., No. 1 in the Histoires Calédoniennes series. 80 PP with 1 map and 30 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. French text. Fine. Small format: 15 x 10.8. 2841700119

Discovery and exploration of New Caledonia by Captain James Cook, in September 1774.

20387
POLMAR, Norman (Editor)
SOVIET NAVAL DEVELOPMENTS
$10.00 AUD

The Nautical & Aviation Publishing Co. Annapolis. 1979. Revised and updated 1974 original. (6), 119 PP with tables, graphs, plans and 106 bw photos. FEP: profiles of Soviet warship classes. REP: Profiles of Soviet submarine classes. Cloth cover, dj. Owner stamp in blind on lower corner of front endpaper. Foxing spots. Very good. 25.7 x 18. 0933852010

71404
PRADOS, Edward
HURIS, SAMBUQS, AND THE BOATBUILDERS OF YEMEN (in WoodenBoat Magazine)
$10.00 AUD

WoodenBoat Publications. Brooklin, Maine. 1996. No. 131, August 1996. 160 PP. Contains article pages 50 to 56 with colour illustrations (1 location map, 1 line plan of a Huri and 12 photos). Pictorial soft covers. Very good. 27.6 x 21.7.

Desert boatbuilding in the Middle East: working craft of the Yemen coasts.

20404
PRENTICE, Rina
A CELEBRATION OF THE SEA - The Decorative Art Collections of the National Maritime Museum
$10.00 AUD

London. 1994. National Maritime Museum. 1st Ed. XII, 120 PP with 8 head pieces, and 105 b/w illustrations, plus 24 pages with 64 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28.2 x 25. 0112905315

From porcelain and gold boxes commemorating Nelson's victory at the Battle of the Nile, to furniture fashioned out of ship timbers...

20324
PULLEY, Kenneth
MARINE FISHES OF AUSTRALIAN WATERS
$15.00 AUD

Lansdowne Press. Melbourne. 1974. 104 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 23.8 x 16. 0701803371

20503
REED'S
REED'S SEAMANSHIP AND NAUTICAL KNOWLEDGE, compiled for Candidates preparing to pass the Examinations for Certificates of Competency as Mates and Masters
$40.00 AUD

Thomas Reed & Co. Sunderland, UK. c. 1950s. 28th edition. (6), VIII, 626, (6 adv.) PP with 179 figures (including 2 folded plates (Nos 134 & 135), plus 1 b/w plate and 1 folded plate (in colour). Fp: Tall ship under sail. Stiff cloth covers, faded spine. Stamp (in blind) of previous owner on front endpaper which has a small repaired tear. A very good complete copy. 18 x 12.

Includes answers to shipbuilding, stability, meteorology, Master's business, deviation of the compass, cargo work and ships maintenance and engineering knowledge for Masters and Mates.

21707
RIDGWAY, P. L. (editor)
MINOR PORTS OF AUSTRALIA
$10.00 AUD

Australian Association for Maritime History. Perth. 1988. 1st Ed. (4), 111 PP with 12 b/w photos and 13 charts & plans. Pictorial card cover. Errata slip loosely inserted. Near fine. 21 x 14.7.

Timber Creek in the Northern Territory. Cossack, Busselton and Hamelin Bay in West Australia. Portland, Port Fairy, Warrnambool, Queenscliff and Port Albert in Victoria. Coffs Harbour on the New South Wales central coast.

21656
ROSS, John O.
WILLIAM STEWART, Sealing Captain, Trader and Speculator
$15.00 AUD

Roebuck. Canberra. 1987. 1st Ed., Roebuck Society publication No. 37. IX, 219 PP, plus 8 pages of b/w illust. FEP: Map of Australia, N.Z., Tasman Sea & Southern Ocean. REP: Chart of N.Z., North, South & Stewart Is. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 24.8 x 17.6. 0909434288

20436
SARYCHEW, Gavrila A.
ACCOUNT OF A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY TO THE NORTH-EAST OF SIBERIA, THE FROZEN OCEAN, AND THE NORTH-EAST SEA
$35.00 AUD

N. Israel. Amsterdam. 1969. Reprint of the two volume edition of 1806 &1807. No. 64 in the Bibliotheca Australiana series. (2), IV, 70, (2 Index) PP, and 80 PP, plus 3 folded b/w plates and 2 full-page colour plates. Simile vellum, gilt title on blue vignette. Fine. 22.5 x 14. 9060720040

Sarytshew was the surveyor of the Billing Expedition of 1785 during which Alaska and the Aleutians were carefully charted for the first time.

68413
SAUNDERS, Roy
THE RAISING OF THE "VASA", The rebirth of a Swedish galleon
$10.00 AUD

Oldbourne. London. 1962. 1st Ed. 88 PP plus 36 pages with 38 bw photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Former owner's signature on FFEP plus 2 University of Tasmania stamps and one on the inside back cover. Contents are near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Sunk in Stockholm harbour within minutes of the start of her maiden voyage, 10th August 1682. Lifted to the surface 24th April 1961. Museum since then.

20501
SCHOFIELD, B.B.
BRITISH SEA POWER - Naval Policy in the Twentieth Century
$10.00 AUD

B.T. Batsford. London. 1967. 1st Ed. 271 PP, plus 8 pages with 25 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine. Near fine. 22.8 x 15.

Aftermath of WWI, Naval conferences... Naval policy in the Nuclear Age.

21165
SHIPPING
SHIPS OF SHAME, Inquiry into Ship Safety
$20.00 AUD

A.G.P.S. Canberra. 1992. 1st Ed. XXVI, 157 PP with 1 map & tables. Pict. card cover. Covers with a few small creases, o/wise near fine. 25 x 17.5. 0644258594

Australia and the substandard ships in Australian waters. December 1992 report from the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Transport, Communications and Infrastructure. Page 99 to 102: List of dry bulk cargo vessels totally lost with cargo in 1988, 1989, 1990 & 1991. Includes a newspaper clipping dated 28/2/93 on the coal ship Rudi in Gladstone Harbour.

20462
SHOALHAVEN NEWS
TERRA AUSTRALIS INCOGNITA - A VOYAGE OF DISCOVERY
$10.00 AUD

Wiggins Teape. Sydney. 1970. Vol. 2, No.9, February, 1970. 12 PP with 16 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover with rubbed patches. Staples removed. Internally very good. 27.2 x 21.

A special edition to commemorate the landing at Kurnell of Lieutenant James Cook on April 29, 1770.

68416
STEPHEN, Martin
SEA BATTLES IN CLOSE-UP: World War 2
$25.00 AUD

Ian Allan Ltd. London. 1988. 1st Ed. (edited by Eric Grove). 224 PP with 60 detailed maps & 150 bw selected photos. Title spread: the German Navy "Prinz Eugen". Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Stamp of the Devonport Maritime Museum and donation vignette on FFEP and one stamp on the rear endpaper, o/wise a near fine copy. 24.2 x 17.8. 0711015961

10 crucial naval engagements of World War II: Battle of the River Plate, Attack on Taranto, Battle of Matapan, Sinking of Hood and Bismarck, Sinking of Prince of Wales and Repulse, Escape of Scharnhorst and Gneisenau, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Midway, Battle of the Barents Sea, Sinking of Scharnhorst.

20479
STEVENS, Errol Wayne (editor)
INCIDENTS OF A VOYAGE TO CALIFORNIA 1849 - A diary of a travel aboard the bark Hersilia, and in Sacramento, 1850
$15.00 AUD

The Western History Association. Los Angeles, Ca. USA. 1987. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Martin Ridge. 44, (2), PP with 1 b/w illust & 2 facsimiles of documents. Fp: Page one of the Hersilia diary. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover. Fine. 23.5 x 15.5.

Sailed from Providence, Rhodes Island, on 8th January 1849, left New York on 22nd January, calls at Santa Catarina off the coast of Brazil and Valparaiso in Chile, arrived San Francisco 9th August 1849.

21859
STREET, Sean
THE WRECK OF THE DEUTSCHLAND
$15.00 AUD

Souvenir Press. London. 1992. 1st Ed. XIII, 208 PP with 2 maps & 8 b/w illustrations, plus 16 pages with 30 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 0285630512

Night of 7th December 1875, the Deutschland, a German emigrant ship, off course, ran aground on the Kentish Knock, a sandbank of the Thames estuary.

20416
SZABO, Michael
MAKING WAVES
$20.00 AUD

Reed. Auckland. 1991. 1st Ed. (16), 248 PP (16), with b/w & colour illust. (maps, line drawings & photos). Title page: Rainbow Warrior, Rungelap. Ep: Anti-whaling campaign. Soft cover with dj. Fine. 27.2 x 19.5. 0790002302

Greenpeace New Zealand. Protest voyages into nuclear testing zone of Mururoa. Whale protection. Sinking of the Rainbow Warrior.

20508
TAFFRAIL
THE NAVY IN ACTION
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1940. 4th reprint in November of the August 1940 original. 224 PP with 4 maps in text. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Covers with some marks, dust jacket rubbed and with small pieces missing, o/wise very good. 19.2 x 13.

The end of the Graf Spee. The boarding of the Altmark. The battles of Narvik. Dunkirk...

20523
TAYLOR, James
MARINE PAINTING, Images of Sail, Sea and Shore
$50.00 AUD

Studio Editions & National Maritime Museum. London. 1995. 1st Ed. Foreword by E.H.H. Archibald. 160 PP with 41 b/w and 198 colour illust. Fp: Catching a mermaid, by James Clarke Hook. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Dust jacket with light sunning of spine and part of back cover. Near fine. 30.7 x 28.5. 9781858912400

From the first marine painters, the Dutch and Flemish masters to the twentieth-century war artists.

20431
THORNTON, Meg (editor)
HEARD ISLAND EXPEDITION 1983
$25.00 AUD

Spirit of Adventure. Sydney. 1983. 1st Ed. 56 PP with b/w illustrations. Fp: King penguins. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 29.7 x 21. 0959256806

1983 expedition on the Anaconda.

20486
TIBBALLS, Geoff
THE TITANIC - The Extraordinary Story of the Unsinkable Ship
$10.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1997. 1st Australian Edition. 128 PP with b/w and colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 28 x 23. 086449100X

20470
VILLIERS, Alan
GOLDEN BEACHES OF PORTUGAL [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume CVI, No.5]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1954. Vol. CVI, No. 5, November 1954. Article from P. 673 to 696 with 2 maps, 12 b/w and 12 colour photos. Card cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

With the shore-based fishermen of the coast of Portugal.

20411
VILLIERS, Alan & STEWART, B. Anthony
WE'RE COMING OVER ON THE MAYFLOWER [in National Geographic]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1957. Volume III, No.5 - May 1957. Pages 708-728 with 16 b/w photos & 1 map. Soft cover. Spine repaired with clear plastic tape. 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.

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.

20418
WALSH, Dorothy (Editor)
THE ADMIRAL'S WIFE, Mrs. Phillip Parker King: A Selection of Letters 1817-56
$50.00 AUD

Hawthorn Press. Melbourne. 1967. 1st Ed. (XII), 147 PP plus 12 pages with 16 b/w illust. Fp: Miniature of Mrs. Phillip Parker King, née Harriet Lethbridge. FEP: Genealogical tree The King Pedigree. REP: The Lethbridge Pedigree - Launceston Branch. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine & front cover, dj. (price clipped). Fine. 24.8 x 17.5.

20484
WARNER, Oliver
A PORTRAIT OF LORD NELSON
$5.00 AUD

Reprint Society. London. 1959. Reprint of the 1958 original. XX, 331 PP with 2 battle plans and 4 facsimile of letters & signatures plus 4 pages with 8 bw illust. FEP: Plan of Attack of the Battle of the Nile. REP: A plan of the Battle of Copenhagen. Hard cover, dj (rubbed). Foxing, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.6.

20453
WARWICK, Mark
CLIPPERS (in Sportdiving in Australia & the South Pacific)
$15.00 AUD

Mountain, Ocean & Travel Publications. Melbourne. 1993. No. 37, April/May 1993. Includes article from P.96 to 103 with 2 maps & 8 bw photos. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.

The clipper ship saga.

20490
WHALL, W. B.
THE ROMANCE OF NAVIGATION
$25.00 AUD

Benjamin Blom. New York. 1972. Reissue of the 1930 original. Edited by Francis E. McMurtrie, with a foreword by Rear-Admiral E. R. G. R. Evans. XII, 244 PP with 16 Sea Flags, plus 64 pages with 72 b/w illustrations. Fp: After Trafalgar, from a painting by Frank Brangwyn. Hard cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Very good. 21.2 x 13.7.

Prince Henry and the early Portuguese navigators, the Elizabethan navigators... Development of the ship: sail & steam. Sea flags, aids to navigation.

20515
WINSER, John de S.
BRITISH CROSS-CHANNEL RAILWAY PASSENGER SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 1 map, 1 silhouette, 3 plans and 126 b/w photos. Title spread: Dieppe Harbour, 15th August 1937. Half title page: the 1445 tons Brittany. FEP: View of St Helier Harbour with Falaise in port. REP: The 1949 Strait of Dover steamer Maid of Orleans. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 28 x 22. 185260459X

53 ships which joined the railway-owned fleets from 1920 to 1963.

20521
WOODMAN, Richard
THE HISTORY OF THE SHIP, The comprehensive story of seafaring from the earliest times to the present day
$25.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 352 PP with bw and colour illust. Title spread: the Ariel, 1811. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 25.5. 085177721X

Ships: their cultural and technical development.

20456
YONGE, C.M.
THE SEA SHORE
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1949. 1st Ed. in The New Naturalist series. XVI, 311 PP with 87 text figures plus 32 plates with 62 bw photos and 40 plates with 61 colour photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dust jacket (price-clipped and chipped and in a protective sleeve). Dedicatory note on FFEP. A little light foxing on first and last pages, o/wise contents near fine. 22.2 x 15.5.

20451
ZANELLI, Leo
SHIPWRECKS AROUND BRITAIN, A Diver's Guide
$15.00 AUD

Kaye & Ward. London. 1978. Reprint (with corrections) of the 1970 original. 112 PP with 24 location charts, plus 16 pages with 18 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Part of dust jacket lightly sunned. Very good. 22.2 x 14. 0718211952

Guide to 400 wrecks with brief information on the ship, the shipwreck and the wreck.

20452
ZUIDHOEK, Arne
ALLE HENS, Sail' 85 Amsterdam
$20.00 AUD

De boer Maritiem. Weesp, Netherlands. 1985. 1st Ed. 120 PP with bw and colour illust. Laminated pict. boards. Dutch text. Very good. 28 x 21.5. 9022818861

The 1985 gathering of Sails in Amsterdam. Delightful illustrations.