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20575
ADAMS, R.B.
RED FUNNEL AND BEFORE
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher Railway Productions. Southampton. 1986. 1st Ed. 128 PP with 1 map, 3 plans, 3 profiles & 194 bw photos. Title page: Normandie anchored at the Motherbank off Ryde. Eps: Advertisements for daily steamers excursions from Southampton. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28 x 21.8. 0946184216

Ships of the Southampton, Isle of Wight & South of England Royal Mail Steam Packet Company, 1861-1986.

20531
ALEXANDER, Michael
OMAI 'NOBLE SAVAGE'
$20.00 AUD

Collins & Harvill Press. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 223 PP plus 12 Pages with 14 bw illust. Ep: Capt. Wallis & men of the 'Dolphin' meet Queen Oberea, Tahiti, 1767. Hard cover, dj. (small closed tear). Near fine. 21.6 x 14. 0002626101

The first noble savage dear to the 18th century French philosopher Rousseau, comes into contact with the civilized world of England.

21209
ALLEN, Oliver E. (editor)
THE WINDJAMMERS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 1st European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Helm of the bark Kaiulani. Eps: Map of the world plyed by the Windjammers. Simile leather covers, colour vignette on front cover. Signature of previous owner on title page, o/wise near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406253

20593
ANDREWS, Graeme
AUSTRALIA'S INSHORE PASSENGER SERVICES [in Heritage Australia]
$10.00 AUD

Australian Council of National Trusts. Canberra. 1983. Volume 2, No. 2, Summer 1983 issue of the Journal of the Australian Council of National Trusts. Contains article from P.40 to 43 with 5 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 23.

22161
ANDREWS, Graeme
AUSTRALIA'S MARITIME HERITAGE
$5.00 AUD

Cromarty Press. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 92 b/w photos. Title-page: Polly Woodside. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 24 x 17. 0949675105

List of groups preserving & restoring Australia's maritime heritage together with details of the vessels preserved.

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

20960
AUSTRALIA DEFENCE FORCE
THE DEFENCE CORPORATE PLAN 1993-97. THE DEFENCE MISSION, To Promote the Security of Australia, and to Protect its People and its Interests
$10.00 AUD

Defence Centre. Canberra. 1993. 1st Ed., with an overview by A.J. Ayers & Admiral A.L. Beaumont. VIII, 80 PP with tables and colour illustrations (graphs and photos). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

20594
BALLARD, Robert D.
THE "BISMARCK" FOUND [in National Geographic, Vol. 176, No.5]
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1989. November 1989. Contains article P. 622 to 637 with 2 maps, 6 b/w photos and 14 colour illustrations. Plus folded map supplement "Asia-Pacific, Western Pacific Rim Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

The end of the "Bismarck", and the search of her wreck.

20587
BASS, George F. (editor)
SHIPS AND SHIPWRECKS OF THE AMERICAS, A History Based on Underwater Archaeology
$30.00 AUD

Thames & Hudson. London. 1996. 1st soft cover edition. 272 PP with 80 colour and 296 bw illust. Title page: A diver dismantles a floor timber from a sixteenth century Basque galleon. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27 x 21.5. 050027892X

The first book to describe the dramatic discoveries now revolutionising new world maritime history: Pre-Columbian ships, Basque whalers, Spanish treasure galleons.

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.

20595
BENCHLEY, Peter
GHOSTS OF WAR IN THE SOUTH PACIFIC - WRECK OF THE COOLIDGE (in National Geographic - Vol.173, No.4)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1988. April 1988. Contains articles P. 424 to 467 with bw and colour photos. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Wrecks of planes, and ships in the South Pacific War zone. Wreck of the President Coolidge, sunk off Santo, Vanuatu in 1942 and now a popular diving destination.

20617
BLACKMAN, Raymond V.B.
SHIPS OF THE ROYAL NAVY
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald & Jane's. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 104 bw photos. Illustrated plastic cover. Occasional foxing. Very good. Oblong: 15 x 22. 0356045978

Aircraft carriers, commando carriers to auxiliary & ancillary vessels. Picture gallery supplement of 5 aircraft, 9 helicopters, 6 missiles, 2 hovercraft.

21567
BOUNTY
THE MUTINY OF THE "BOUNTY" (for ages 10 to 12 years)
$15.00 AUD

Whitcombe and Tombs. Auckland. c. 1950. Juvenile edition, in the "Whitcombe's Story Books" series. 96 PP with 1 map, and 10 b/w illustrations, plus 4 b/w plates. Fp: Pitcairn Island from the sea. Title page: Bounty Bay, village of Pitcairn. Card covers, pictorial front (slightly rubbed). Light foxing and soiling. Very good. 17.7 x 12.3.

20540
BOWEN, Frank C.
FROM CARRACK TO CLIPPER. A Book of Sailing-Ship Models
$20.00 AUD

Halton & Truscott Smith. London. 1927. 1st Ed. VIII, 64 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 3 colour plates & 67 b/w plates followed by 7 pages of Principal Museums and other Institutions in Europe and America containing Ship-Models. Fp (in colour): An English 15th century ship by Cecil King. Cloth cover, spine sunned, repaired dj. (protected). Inscriptions on front endpaper. Ageing of paper around outside edges. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and last pages. Very good. 25.8 x 19.

20633
BREEZE, Geoffrey
THE PAPENBURG SISTERS
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher Railway Productions. Southampton. 1988. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 1 graph, 2 maps, 6 plans of ships, and 57 bw photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 27.3 x 21.5. 946184488

Modern roll-on roll-off car/passenger ferries built in Germany by Jos. L. Meyer at Papenburg-Ems.

22031
BREMER, Stuart
HOME AND BACK - Australia's Golden Era of Passenger Ships
$5.00 AUD

Dreamweaver. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 224 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Poster on P & O, regular fortnightly sailings. Half title page: Come 'Home' via Suez. Eps: Liners alongside Princes Pier, Port Melbourne. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30 x 23. 0949825069

The principal shipping companies involved in trade to Australia & around its coastline between 1900 & 1970. Aberdeen Line, White Star Line, including A.U.S.N., Burns Philp, Melbourne Steamship Company...

21942
BROMLEY, J. S. (editor)
THE MANNING OF THE ROYAL NAVY. Selected Public Pamphlets 1693-1873
$10.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. London. 1974. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 119. L, 409, (7 publications) PP, plus 4 pages with facsimile title page of 4 pamphlets. Blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23 x 15.5.

25 pamphlets: on impressment, Marine Militia... Suggestions for improving the character of Merchant Seamen, and providing an efficient Naval Reserve.

74628
BRYCESON, Dave
THE TITANIC DISASTER, As reported in the British National Press April-July 1912
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Limited. London. 1998. Reprint of the March 1997 original. 312 PP with facsimile of pages, photos, and articles from the daily newspapers of the time: "Daily Sketch" and "The Times". Laminated illustrated boards. A near fine copy. 27.8 x 21.4. 1852605790

20541
BURRELL, D. C. E.
SCRAP & BUILD
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1983. 1st Ed. 79 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617290

British Shipping Tables, Scrap & Build Fleet Lists, Shipping Loan Fleets Lists, ...

20598
BURRELL, D.C.E.
BARRIE & NAIRN - THE DEN LINE
$15.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal. 1990. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 4 facsimiles of documents, 9 colour and 36 bw illust. Fp: Iron 4-masted barque Dundee. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617592

20616
BUTLER, John A.
SAILING ON FRIDAY, The Perilous Voyage of America's Merchant Marine
$15.00 AUD

Brassey's. Washington. 1997. 1st Ed. XV, 287, (1) PP with 3 maps, and 35 bw illust. Fp: Merchantman wheelhouse, Socony Mobilube, circa 1940. Hard cover, dj. As new. 24.3 x 16. 1574881248

Pages 251 to 260: chronology of the US merchant marine.

20580
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1929. Popular edition, reprint in December 1929 of the October 1928 original. XX, 300 with 20 text illust. by Lieutenant J.E. Broome, plus 9 b/w plates (1 plan, 2 sketches & 6 photos). Fp: Rear-Admiral Gordon Campbell. Cloth cover. Renewed endpapers. Foxing. Good. 22.2 x 14.5.

Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.

34832
CAMPBELL, Rear-Admiral Gordon
MY MYSTERY SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1929. 1st popular edition in September 1929 of the October 1928 original. XVIII, 300 with 20 text illust. by Lieutenant J.E. Broome plus 7 b/w plates. Cloth cover (soiled). Renewed endpapers. Lacks Illustrations page, frontispiece and 1 plate. Reading copy. 22.2 x 14.5.

Q-ships or decoy ships. 180 mystery ships were fitted during WWI, and helped to destroy 11 U-Boats.

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 around edges and in a protective sleeve). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 0904180131

Settlement, tied to the exploitation of cod fisheries, as well as searching for iron, growing food...

20560
CHESTERTON, D. Ridley
COASTAL CARGO SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1962. 5th Ed., in the ABC series. 64 PP with b/w photos. Title page: S.S. City of Brussels. Pictorial soft cover. Stamp of previous owner on title page. Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.2.

21588
CHESTERTON, D. Ridley
BRITISH COASTAL SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1966. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 53 b/w photos. Pictorial (M.V. Free Enterprise II) soft cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Coastal Passenger and Cargo Ships of over 200 GRT under the British or Irish flags.

21603
CHIPPENDALE, Captain Harry Allen
SAILS AND WHALES
$15.00 AUD

Andrew Melrose. London. 1953. Abridged edition of the 1951 US original. 192 PP with 13 line drawings by author. Fp: Picture of Capt. Harry Allen Chippendale. Eps: Tracks of some of the voyages of Captain H.A. Chippendale. Cloth cover, title on sunned spine. A very good clean copy. 21.8 x 14.

Short glossary of whaling and nautical terms. Sailing and whaling in the South Atlantic, the Indian Ocean and the Antarctic.

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

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

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

20604
CHRISTIE'S
MARITIME SALE
$10.00 AUD

Christie's East. New York. 1998. 1st Ed. 122 PP with 1 plan, 1 b/w and 208 colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 26.6 x 21.

Catalogue of a sale (with price estimates) held in New York on 17 February 1998. Photographs: 36 of instruments, 35 of ship models and 135 of paintings.

20535
CORDINGLY, David (editor)
CAPT. JAMES COOK, NAVIGATOR - The achievement of Captain James Cook as a Seaman, Navigator and Surveyor
$10.00 AUD

National Maritime Museum & Campbell Publishing. London & Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 111 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 27.5 x 19.7. 0958799407

Catalogue of the exhibition celebrating the bicentenary of Australia.

20589
COWAN, Rex
CASTAWAY & WRECKED
$10.00 AUD

Duckworth. London. 1978. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 1 map, facsimile of newspapers & 54 b/w photos. Fp: Facsimile of newspaper clippings. Cloth cover, dj (price-clipped), name of previous owner on ffep, o/wise fine. 28 x 22. 0715611453

Wrecks on the Scilly Islands and the Cornwall coasts.

20533
CRITCHLEY, Mike
SILVER JUBILEE REVIEW 24-29 JUNE 1977, H.M. QUEEN ELIZABETH II
$10.00 AUD

Author. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 88 PP with 2 maps on double page, 7 badges and 80 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (front cover: D 80. Back cover: a Sea Harrier and a Lynx helicopter). Covers lightly rubbed. Very good. 21 x 15.

The Jubilee Review of the Fleet, 24-29 June 1977.

20639
CUYVERS, Luc
SEA POWER, A Global Journey
$10.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1993. 1st Printing. XVI, 249, (5) PP with bw & colour illust. Title page: A view from the foremast of the Portuguese naval training ship Sagres. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 30.6 x 23.5. 1557501459

Photographic journey on the Oceans: Life on board seafaring vessels - Relationship with the sea and the fate of nations... Evolution of Navies and today's geopolotical environment...

21925
DAKIN, William John
WHALEMEN ADVENTURERS
$25.00 AUD

Sirius Books. Sydney. 1963. Reprint of the 1938 revised edition (original of 1934). XXXII, 285 PP plus 16 pages with 18 bw illust. Pictorial soft cover. A near fine copy. 19.6 x 13.8.

The story of whaling in Australian waters and other Southern Seas related thereto, from the days of sails to modern times.

22319
DAVIDSON, J. W.
PETER DILLON OF VANIKORO, Chevalier of The South Seas
$30.00 AUD

Oxford University Press. Melbourne. 1975. 1st edition with an introduction by O. H. K. Spate, the editor. XIX, 351 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 b/w plates. Eps: Peter Dillon's major voyages in the South Seas. Cloth cover, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 195504577

Biography of Peter Dillon, who first discovered the fate of the lost French explorer La Pérouse.

20545
DEAYTON, Alistair
STEAM SHIPS OF EUROPE
$10.00 AUD

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

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

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.

21390
DRAKE-BROCKMAN, Henrietta
VOYAGE TO DISASTER - The Life of Francisco Pelsaert
$30.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1982. Reprint in the Australian Classics series, of the 1963 original. XVI, 318 PP with 2 maps in text plus 16 pages with 23 b/w illust. Fp: Title page of the Joost Hartgers 1648 edition of "Ongeluckige Voyagie van't Schip Batavia". Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207148414

Covering his report to the Dutch East India Company and the wreck of the Batavia in 1629...

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...

20747
DUNN, Laurence
A SOURCE BOOK OF SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1970. 1st Ed. Edited by V.C. Wall. 160 PP with over 150 bw illust. (drawings, paintings, photos). Fp: The Great Tea Race of 1866. Hard cover, dj. Very good. Oblong: 12.2 x 17.5. 706312155

All types of shipping, from oar propelled Greek galley to container ship.

20709
DUPUY, Colonel Trevor Nevitt
THE NAVAL WAR IN THE PACIFIC: THE RISING SUN OF NIPPON
$5.00 AUD

Franklin Watts. New York. 1963. 1st Ed., No. 11 in The Military History of World War II series. (6), 90 PP with 14 maps & plans & 34 bw photos. Illust. hard cover. Very good. 22 x 18.5.

Growth of Japanese Sea power: rivalry with Russia, China then United States. Pearl Harbour to the struggle for Guadalcanal.

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

20684
ENGEMAN, Jack
ANNAPOLIS, THE LIFE OF A MIDSHIPMAN
$15.00 AUD

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., Inc. New York. 1966. 8th Printing (a revised edition from the 1965 original). Foreword by David L. McDonald, U.S. Navy. VIII, 120 PP profusely illustrated with over 400 b/w photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Very good. 27.8 x 21.5.

20707
FAHEY, James C.
THE SHIPS AND AIRCRAFT OF THE UNITED STATES FLEET
$10.00 AUD

Ships and Aircraft. Falls Church, Virginia, USA. 1956. 3rd printing in September 1956, of the 6th edition- 2nd printing with minor revisions, October 1954. 48 PP (addenda pages 49 to 56 tipped in), with 266 b/w photos (160 of ships & 106 of aircraft). Pictorial soft cover (rubbed). Inscription on title page. 2 photos slightly damaged on pages 26/27. Foxing, o/wise good. 23.5 x 15.5.

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

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

Passenger ships running the longest sea route in the world.

21438
LE FLEMING, H. M.
FOREIGN OCEAN TANKERS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1961. 2nd Ed., in the ABC series. 64 PP with bw photos. Title page: M.V. Seven Stars. Pict. card cover. Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.2.

21550
FLETCHER, F.D.
DARWIN An illustrated life of Charles Darwin 1809-1882 (Lifelines 34)
$20.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1988. Reprint of the second edition of 1980, (original of 1975). No. 34 in the Lifelines series. 48 PP with 1 plan of the HMS Beagle, 2 maps and 21 bw illust. Pict. card cover. Near fine. 20.8 x 14.8. 0852635230

34634
FROST, Alan
THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR - Captain Cook and the Discovery of the Pacific
$5.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1999. Reprint of the 1998 original. XXXVIII, 196 PP with 8 head pieces, 13 charts & maps, and 10 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 19.5 x 12.8. 1865082007

20734
GARDINER, Robert (editor)
NAVIES AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 1775-1783
$35.00 AUD

Chatham & National Maritime Museum. London. 1996. 1st Ed., in the Chatham Pictorial History series. 192 PP with bw contemporary illustrations. Title spread: Battle at sea. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 25. 1861760175

20670
GIBBS, Jim
DISASTER LOG OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

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

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

20720
GROVE, Eric & THOMPSON, Graham
BATTLE FOR THE FIORDS, NATO's Forward Maritime Strategy in Action
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1991. 1st Ed. 128 PP with tables, 2 organigrams, 13 maps and plans, and 154 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24.1 x 17.5. 0711019223

Exercise Teamwork, September 1988, in the Norwegian Sea. Reasons, strategy, and lessons gained by NATO forces.

20758
GROVE, Noel
SUPERSHIPS, Giants that move the World's Oil - SUPERSPILL, Black Day for Brittany [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 154, No.1]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1978. July 1978. Contains two articles between P.102 & 135 with 3 maps, 3 pages with cutaway plans, and 21 colour photos. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

The V.L.C.C. (Very Large Crude Carrier). Wreck of the Amoco Cadiz on the 16th March 1978.

20675
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT SHIPS IN PROFILE - 4 - The ships of the HAMBURG AMERICA, ADLER and CARR LINES
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1980. 1st Ed. No. 4 in the Merchant Fleets in Profile series. 208 PP with profile drawings to 1:1800 scale. Hard cover, dj. Shelf No. on front endpaper and small stamp on top of title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593972

31684
HAWS, Duncan
HOLLAND AMERICA LINE
$55.00 AUD

Author. London. 1995. 1st Ed., No. 28 in the Merchant Fleets series. VI, 100, (2 index) PP with 92 scale (1:1200 & 1:1300) profile drawings. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name and date on title-page, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.8. 0946378258

Chronological Company history and Fleet list for all the ships ever owned by yh Nederlandsch Americaanische Stoomboot Maatschappij.

35986
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS 8 - PACIFIC STEAM NAVIGATION COMPANY (P.S.N.C.)
$30.00 AUD

Author. London. 1986. 1st Ed. No. 8 in the Merchant Fleets series. 96 PP with 1 map on full page & 120 scale profile drawings. Pictorial card covers a little faded near spine, o/wise a fine copy. Scarce. 23.2 x 15.6. 0946378037

Chronological history, routes, fleet list (225 ships).

41249
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS IN PROFILE - 2 - The ships of the CUNARD, AMERICAN, RED STAR, INMAN, LEYLAND, DOMINION, ATLANTIC TRANSPORT and WHITE STAR LINES
$30.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens. Cambridge. 1979. 1st Ed., No. 2 in Merchant Fleets in Profile series 216 PP with scale profile drawings (1:1800) by author. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 24 x 16. 0850593247

62075
HAWS, Duncan
MERCHANT FLEETS - 16: ELLERMAN LINES
$45.00 AUD

Author. London. 1989. 1st Ed., No. 16 in Merchant Fleets series. 204 PP with 294 scale profile drawings. Pictorial card covers a little faded near spine, o/wise fine. 23.3 x 15.7. 0946378053

History, routes, and the seven important founding companies: Ellerman, Bucknall, .. Ellerman Harrison Container Line ...

20666
HEATON, P.M.
TATEMS OF CARDIFF
$20.00 AUD

Starling Press. London. 1987. 1st Ed. 67 PP, plus 48 b/w full-page plates. Fp: Colour painting of a Tatems Vessel. Hard cover, dj (water colour by Laurence Dunn). Fine. 22 x 15.5. 0950771473

History of this fleet from its creation in 1897, its expansion and its end in 1973. Contains 18 pages of fleet list.

20685
HENDERSON, Graeme
UNFINISHED VOYAGES, Western Australian Shipwrecks, 1622-1850
$40.00 AUD

University of Western Australia Press. Perth. 1980. 1st Ed. XXII, (2), 288 PP with 13 fig. (location maps) & 38 b/w plates in text. Title-page: Aquatint of "florishing state of the Swan River Thing". Gilt-engraved hard cover, dj. A fine copy of the first edition. Oblong: 18.7 x 25. 0855641762

20738
HENDY, John
SEALINK: ISLE OF WIGHT
$10.00 AUD

Ferry Publications (Kent). London. 1989. 1st Ed. 56 PP with 75 bw illust. (plans, map & photos). Inside front cover: Colour photo of the Cenred at Yarmouth. Inside back cover: 3 colour photos of ferries at Portsmouth or off Ryde. Pict. card cover. Fine. Oblong: 14.8 x 21. 0951309331

21399
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1982
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1982. Updated & revised edition, from the 1964 original. 255 PP with tables & over 250 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj ("Vistafjord"). Very good. 22.3 x 15.2. 0711011508

Part One: Passenger liners & cruise ships. Part Two: Cargo ships. Part Three: Tankers.

21472
HOSKING, R. O. (editor)
A SOURCE BOOK OF TANKERS AND SUPERTANKERS
$5.00 AUD

Ward Lock. London. 1973. 1st Ed. 142 PP with 1 map of BP's Shipping Routes, 1 cut-away drawing of a supertanker, 1 painting and 130 bw photos. Fp: Small Mediterranean coastal sailing ship carrying wine and oil. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Name of previous owner at top of first 3 pages and some marginal ticks or relevant comments. Still a very good copy. Oblong: 11.8 x 16.5. 0706314964

Details of over 100 different types of tankers with photos & technical background.

20664
HOWARTH, David
SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS, The Story of British Sea Power
$15.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1974. 1st Ed. 382 PP with 5 maps & 2 diagrams, plus 48 pages with 27 bw & 19 colour illust. Eps: World Map. Hard cover, dj. (small piece missing on spine). Foxing spots on outside edges. A very good clean copy. 24.7 x 17. 0002167557

The growth of British power at sea, since the 5th Century voyages of Celtic monks across the Atlantic...

21523
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE DREADNOUGHTS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 1st European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Hand-painted porcelain bowl . Eps: Map of Northern European waters. Simile leather covers, colour painting of super dreadnought Queen Elizabeth pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406288

20755
HOWARTH, David & Stephen
NELSON, The Immortal Memory
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1997. Reprint in the Conway Classics series of the 1988 original. IX, 390 PP plus 16 pages with 21 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 24 x 15.5. 0851777201

21405
HOWARTH, David (editor)
THE MEN-OF-WAR
$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 & colour illustrations. Title page: Gleaming Bronze cannon. Eps: Map of the Channel and North Sea, between Spanish Netherlands and South East England. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing of first 3 leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0705406245

20746
HUMBLE, Richard (editor)
NAVAL WARFARE - An Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Orbis. 1st Ed., with a foreword by Peter Kemp. 304 PP with over 430 bw & colour illust. Title spread: Fireships threatening the Spanish Armada, 1588. Eps: The bombardment of Gibraltar, 1704. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 29.7 x 23. 0856132853

From the Battle of Salamis in 480 BC, to the battles for the Falkland Islands in 1982.

20656
IGGULDEN, D. & CLARKE, M.
SAILING HOME - A Pictorial Record of the First Fleet Re-Enactment Voyage
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. VIII, 120 PP with colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25 x 25. 0207159653

20661
JOHNSTONE, Paul
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

The Bodley Head. London. 1974. 1st edition in the Bodley Head Archaeologies series. 135 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 13 colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. A little light foxing, o/wise fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0370015797

Study of ships around the world from the Cheops Ship to the Polynesian double-canoes, Ferriby Boats, the Sutton Hoo, the Wasa, Mary Rose and Amsterdam,...

20658
JONES, Henry M.
SHIPS OF KINGSTON, Good-bye, Fare Ye Well
$75.00 AUD

Memorial Press of Plymouth. Plymouyj, Mass. 1926 1st Ed. 130 PP with 5 plans of Port, 19 ship plans, 50 b/w illust. & 6 colour plates. Title-page: Sheer and spar plan of bark Abby of Kingston, 1854. Fp (in colour): Ship Herculean of Kingston, Benjamin Cook, Master, entering Liverpool, 1840. Orig. gilt & decorated cloth cover (flag signal for Good-bye, fare ye well). Handsome gothic-printed dedicatory note: "Presented to Commander Alan John Villiers by the Jones River Village Club at the Major John Bradford House, Kingston, Massachusetts". Covers have a few spots, o/wise a fine copy. 28 x 20.

An account of the 276 vessels built and launched at the landing into Jones River since the Revolution.

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.

20731
KAUL, Cynthia, BOBROW, Jill & JINKINS, Dana
HARBORS OF ENCHANTMENT, A Yachtsman's Anthology
$15.00 AUD

Concepts Publishing. Waitsfield, Vt., USA. 1989. 1st Ed. 287 PP with 19 colour maps, paintings by Peter Carr & numerous colour photos. Illustrated title page and half title page. Cloth cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 31 x 23.3. 0393027619

Fabulous photographs, imaginative text... on the world's most favoured destinations of cruising yachtsmen.

20748
KAY, F. George
SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

John Baker. London. 1966. 1st in the It's Made Like This series. 64 PP with 1 cut-away drawing of the Savannah, plus 24 pages with 35 bw photos. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed). Very good. 20.3 x 13.2.

20741
KLACHKO, Mary & TRASK, David F.
ADMIRAL WILLIAM SHEPHERD BENSON, First Chief of Naval Operations
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1987. 1st Ed. XVIII, (2), 268 PP with 34 bw photos. Fp: Portrait of Admiral William Shepherd Benson. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0870210351

He led the US Navy during WWI and later on (1920-1928) attempted to create and maintain a strong American merchant marine.

20771
KNOX-JOHNSTON, Robin
THE COLUMBUS VENTURE
$15.00 AUD

BBC Books. London. 1991. Reprint of the 1991 original. 208 PP with 18 colour & 40 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Fine. 24 x 16. 0563360909

On board the yacht Suhaili, in the footsteps of Christopher Columbus.

20852
LANSDELL, Avril
CANAL ARTS AND CRAFTS, In memory of Howard Lansdell
$15.00 AUD

Shire Publications. London. 1997. Reprint of the 1994 original. No. 300 in the Shire Album series. 32 PP with 56 bw illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 20.9 x 14.8. 0747802335

20891
LARN, Richard & Bridget
SHIPWRECKS - St Ives to Bude
$5.00 AUD

Tor Mark Press. Penryn. 1990. 1st Ed. 32 PP with 1 map and 27 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover (the St Ives schooner Giles Lang beached deliberately at Maer Lake). Near fine. 21 x 14. 0850253241

North coast of Cornwall.

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.

20778
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 5: Auxiliary Support Vessels
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 1 page of advert., tables and 52 b/w photos. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 18.5 x 12.5.

Miscellaneous vessels engaged in harbour, towing and salvage vessels duties

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.

20822
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1966. 1st English edition, in the Life Science Library series. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations & 1 double length centrefold with cutaway of France. Cloth covers lightly browned around edges, gilt title on spine. Stamp at top of half title page, some light foxing, o/wise very good. 27 x 21.

General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.

57894
LEWIS, Edward V. & O'BRIEN, Robert (editors)
SHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Time-Life. Amsterdam. 1966. 1st english edition, in the Life Science Library series. 200 PP with b/w and colour illustrations & 1 double length centrefold with cutaway of France. Pictorial hard cover. Some light foxing, o/wise very good. 27 x 21.

General history of the ship, from the ancient craft of Egypt some 500,000 years ago, to the nuclear submarine.

20792
LIND, Lew
FAIR WINDS TO AUSTRALIA - 200 Years of Sail on the Australia Station
$10.00 AUD

Reed Books. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 208 PP with b/w illustrations, plus 8 pages with 11 colour photos. FEP: Sailing ships at anchor. Hard cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 29.3 x 22. 0730102165

Details & histories of some of the sailing ships which arrived in Australia over the past 200 years.

20884
LONEY, J. K.
WRECKS ON THE GIPPSLAND COAST, Special supplement on Twofold Bay
$15.00 AUD

Author. Geelong. 1968. 2nd revised and enlarged edition. 92, (7) PP with Indexes & 2 maps, plus 20 pages with 41 bw illust. Pict. soft cover. Insect damage on covers, o/wise very good. 21 x 13.5.

Twofold Bay: pages 81 to 91.

20800
LONEY, Jack
WRECKS ON THE NEW SOUTH WALES COAST
$20.00 AUD

Oceans Enterprises. Yarram. 1993. 1st Ed. 166, (12 Indexes) PP with 56 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 22 x 15. 0646110810

20801
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SEA STORIES
$10.00 AUD

List Publishing. Geelong. 1985. 1st Ed. 150 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 22.8 x 18.2. 0909191344

Shipwrecks, escapes from disaster, Ben Boyd's shipping empire, ...

21372
LONEY, Jack
SEA ADVENTURES AND WRECKS ON THE N.S.W. SOUTH COAST
$10.00 AUD

Author. Portarlington. 1977. 2nd edition. 80 PP plus 24 pages with 1 map & 44 b/w illust. Pict. soft cover. Very good. 20.4 x 14. 0909244081

Ruins of Bittangabee Bay, Ben Boyd and Twofold Bay, mutiny on the whaling ship Junior in 1857... shipwrecks.

58010
LONEY, Jack
AUSTRALIAN SEA STORIES
$20.00 AUD

List Publishing. Geelong. 1985. 1st Ed. 150 PP with b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Note on title page dated and signed by the author. Very good. 22.8 x 18.2. 0909191344

Shipwrecks, escapes from disaster, Ben Boyd's shipping empire, ...

20876
LONSDALE, Adrian L. & KAPLAN, H.R.
A GUIDE TO SUNKEN SHIPS IN AMERICAN WATERS
$25.00 AUD

Compass Publications. Arlington, Virginia, USA. 1964. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 189 PP with 2 maps/charts, 8 tables & 19 bw photos. Fp: Barkentine wrecked on reef is swamped and dashed by pounding surf. Cloth cover is very good, dust jacket rubbed and stained. Internally very clean and good. 22.3 x 15.

22019
LOWE, David
WRECK, The Story of a New Zealand Shipwreck
$20.00 AUD

Lodestar Press. Auckland. 1979 1st Ed. 32 PP with 26 bw photos. Inside front cover: The S.S. "Wiltshire". Inside back cover: The "Wiltshire" wrecked and broken. Pictorial soft cover. Small name of previous owner on inside front cover, otherwise near fine. Oblong: 14.7 x 20.8.

Shipwreck on the night of 31st May 1922 of the "Wiltshire", and dramatic rescue, Great Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf.

20781
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LOG OF THE "CUTTY SARK"
$50.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1945. New edition of 1924 first edition. XII, 332 PP with 47 tables, plus 42 plates with 60 b/w illustrations and 9 plans (2 folded, 7 full-page). Fp: Cutty Sark in Sydney Harbour. Photo of Cutty Sark pasted down on the free fly of front enfpaper. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj (price-clipped). A few chips, closed tears and now in a protective sleeve. Signature of previous owner on inside front cover. Overall, a near fine copy. 24.8 x 19.

A history of the famous tea and wool clippers.

71641
MacGREGOR, David R.
THE CHINA BIRD, The History of Captain Killick and One Hundred Years of Sail and Steam
$70.00 AUD

Chatto & Windus. London. 1961. 1st Ed. XVII, 366 PP with 56 fig. in text, 3 folding plans, 42 pages with 58 b/w plates. Fp: The "Lothair". Eps: Map of world with principal sailing routes. Cloth cover, dj. Dust jacket is a little worn with chips and marks and is in a protective sleeve. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 24 x 16.5.

Story of Killick & Martin, founded by Capt. James Killick of "Challenger" fame, described as "China Bird". Annual races of the tea clippers from Chinese ports to the docks of England.

20825
MACINTYRE, Captain Donald
JUTLAND
$10.00 AUD

Evans Brothers. London. 1957. 1st Ed. 210 PP with 14 battle diagrams, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w illust. FEP: Map of the North SEa Opening moves of the Battle of Jutland. REP: Map with tracks of the two fleets during night 31st May-1st June. Hard cover. Name of previous owner at top corner of half title page. Very good. 22 x 14.5.

The clash of 31st May/1st June 1916 which opposed off the coast of Denmark the Royal Navy and the Imperial German Navy.

20890
MACMULLEN, Jerry
THEY CAME BY SEA, A Pictorial History of San Diego Bay
$20.00 AUD

Ward Ritchie Press & Maritime Museum Association of San Diego. San Diego. 1969. 1st Ed. VII, 152 PP with 1 map and 200 b/w illustrations. Pictorial soft cover (rubbed at hinges). Dedicatory note on half title page signed by the author. Very good. 25.3 x 17.2.

22646
MARRIOTT, John
DISASTER AT SEA
$10.00 AUD

Promotional Reprint Company. London. 1996. Reprint of the 1987 original. 176 PP with 30 maps & plans & 49 b/w illust. Laminated boards, dj. Fine. 23.5 x 15.7. 1856483487

Lloyds of London. The British Search and Rescue Organisation. Shipwrecks: Victoria and Camperdown, Andrea Doria and Stockholm, Titanic... The 1979 Fastnet Race.

20827
MARRIOTT, Leo
TITANIC
$15.00 AUD

Promotional Reprint Book Company. London. 1997. 160 PP with b/w illustrations (letters, plans, menus, photos...) & 18 colour illust. Fp: Titanic lying completed in Belfast Lough. Laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 31 x 23.5. 1856484335

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.

20879
McAULEY, Rob
THE LINERS
$20.00 AUD

Boxtree / A Channel Four Book. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.8 x 28.4. 0752210580

Discovery of the ocean liners and passenger ships, since the first crossing of the Atlantic by an auxiliary steam-powered vessel. Companion book to the television series The Liners.

20853
McCORMICK, Anne
AUSTRALIAN FLOWERS, the First Illustrations (in the Australian Antique Collector No. 44)
$10.00 AUD

Reed Business Publishing. Sydney. 1992. 44th edition, July-December 1992 issue. Contains article from P.31 to 35 with 4 b/w and 7 colour illustrations. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

Joseph Banks and Daniel Solander during the voyage of the Endeavour...

20887
McLEAN, Gavin
CANTERBURY COASTERS
$50.00 AUD

NZ Ship & Marine Society. Wellington. 1987. 1st edition limited to 1000 copies. 96 PP with numerous b/w illust. (photographs & line drawings by S.V. Lampard). Half title page: Funnel of a Canterbury coaster. Title spread: M/V Calm Ashore Waiweranui Pt. Inside front cover: sketch map of New Zealand. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 26 x 18.5. 0959783407

Signed copy No. 213/1000. The "Canterbury Steam Shipping Company".

20835
MELLEFONT, Jeffrey (editor)
AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL MARITIME MUSEUM
$5.00 AUD

A.N.M.M. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. Introduction by Dr Kevin Fewster. 64 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 21. 0642182205

Guide to the galleries and permanent exhibits held at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Discovery - Passenger ships - Commerce - Leisure (sun, surf, sails). Navy...

22388
MILLER, David.
THE WRECK OF THE ISABELLA
$20.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1995. 1st US edition. XII, 259 PP with 8 tables, 2 maps, 2 plans & 2 family trees, plus 8 pages with 7 bw photos. Eps: map of the Falkland Islands. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Fine. 24 x 15.8. 1557507686

Wreck on the Falkland Islands, of the Merchant Brig Isabella. Rescue of the castaways by the American sealing brig Nanina. Great Britain and the USA being then at war, the British took over the US ship, aftermath...

20811
MILSOM, C. H.
BLUE FUNNELS IN THE MERSEY IN THE 1920s
$15.00 AUD

Sea Breezes Publication. Liverpool. 1988. 2nd Ed. 48 PP with 1 map & 87 photos. Pictorial card cover. Previous owner's name on front cover, o/wise fine.. 29.7 x 20.8. 0951320203

Pictorial history of the Blue Funnel Line started by Alfred & Philip Holt who named their ships after the heroes of the Trojan War.

20889
MOODY, Bert
MERCHANT SHIPS OF THE SOLENT - Past and Present
$10.00 AUD

Kingfisher Railway Productions. Southampton. 1988. 1st Ed. 44 PP with 1 map, 4 colour and 71 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 21.2. 0946184372

20851
MOORE, John E. (editor)
JANE'S POCKET BOOK OF SUBMARINE DEVELOPMENT
$10.00 AUD

Macdonald and Jane. London. 1976. 1st Ed., No. 8 in the Jane's Pocket Book series. 240 PP with 1 silhouette, 7 plans and 183 b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt device on front cover, dj.(rubbed). Very good. Oblong: 11.8 x 18.5. 0356047989

71663
MURRAY, Marischal
UNION-CASTLE CHRONICLE 1853-1953
$100.00 AUD

Longmans, Green & Co. London. 1953. 1st Ed. XVIII, 392 PP plus 100 pages with 4 photo-gravures, 6 colour illust. & 137 bw illust. Fp: Table Bay in 1851. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine (dulled). Light foxing, mostly on prelims and around some margins and outside page edges. A near fine copy of this scarce item. 24.2 x 17.4.

Hundred year history of the ships and men of this shipping line, in peace or in war. The struggle between the Union Line and its rival Castle Line up to their amalgamation in 1900.

20808
O'DONOGHUE, K.J. & APPLEYARD, H.S.
HAIN OF ST. IVES
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 132 PP with b/w photos throughout & colour flags & funnels on inside back cover. Fp: Colour painting of the Trelawny. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 090561741X

History & fleet lists.

20830
OMAN, Carola
NELSON
$15.00 AUD

Hodder & Stoughton. London. 1948. March 1948 reprint of June 1947 original. XVI, 734 PP with 6 maps, plus 12 b/w plates & 1 large folded sheet with The Nelson Family at back of book. Fp: Portraits of HMS Agamemnon, Captain, Vanguard, Elephant & Victory. Cloth cover, spine sunned. Renewed endpapers. Light foxing, mostly on prelims and around outside page edges, o/wise a very good clean copy. 25 x 15.5.

71609
PAGET-TOMLINSON, E. W.
BIBBY LINE: 175 Years of Achievement
$30.00 AUD

Bibby Line Ltd. Liverpool. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 69 PP with 33 b/w photos. Illustrated boards with minimal wear. A near fine copy. Oblong: 20.5 x 21.2. 0950159115

The oldest surviving independent British shipping company, founded in 1807, from coastal trade, expanding towards the Mediterranean & Indian Ocean, the two world wars, ..

20812
PARSONS, Ronald
STEAMERS IN THE SOUTH
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1979. 1st Ed. 128 PP with b/w photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 21.5. 0727008927

A selection of photos from State Archives of South Australia, issues of the Australasian sketches as well as from private collectors.

20878
PARSONS, Ronald
SAIL IN THE SOUTH
$5.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1980. Reprint of the 1975 original. (6), 209 PP with b/w photos. Title page: the four-masted ship Lancing. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26.5 x 22. 0851799604

A selection from the A. D. Edwardes collection of shipping photographs in the State Library of South Australia.

21617
PARSONS, Ronald H. (editor)
GEELONG CUSTOMS REGISTER OF SHIPS - Vessels registered at the Port of Geelong Victoria before 1900.
$10.00 AUD

Author. Lobethal, S.A. 1969. 1st Ed. (V), 22 PP. Stapled typescript monograph. Soft covers, browned around edges. Slight ageing of paper. Very good. 26 x 21.

20810
PATERSON, Alan J.S.
THE VICTORIAN SUMMER OF THE CLYDE STEAMERS (1864-1888)
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. London. 1972. 1st Ed. 260 PP with 1 map, tables & bw illust. (flags & funnels, sailing schedules, tail pieces, maps), and 25 bw photographs. Fp: The Adela in Rothsay Bay (in colour). Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Faint foxing. Near fine. 22.5 x 14.5. 0715356305

The development of Clyde steamers from the closing years of the American Civil War to the eve of the railway invasion of coast services.

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.

20780
PITTARD, Brenda, HOWARD, Ann, LEAVER, Jane & RUSSELL, Roslyn
AUSTRALIA COMES OF AGE. Rebellion, independence, war and the worker
$15.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. 1990? 1st Ed. 280 PP, with bw and colour illustr. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 26 x 18. 0858359146

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.

52218
PORTS
PORT OF BRISBANE AUTHORITY - Annual Report 1987-88
$10.00 AUD

Port of Brisbane Authority. Brisbane. 1988. 1st Ed. Chairman report by Honourable A. M. Hodges. 48 PP with tables, 1 organigram, 10 graphs, and 17 colour photos. Inside front cover: U.S. Coast Guard Eagle. Inside back cover: World Expo. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.5 x 20.5.

Financial statement for the year ended June 30, 1988.

20943
POYER, Joe & LIGHTBODY, Andy
THE COMPLETE BOOK OF U.S. NAVAL POWER
$10.00 AUD

Publications International. Lincolnwood, USA. 1991. 1st Ed. 320 PP with numerous b/w & colour illust., specification boxes and tables. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover (simile leather), dj. Near fine. 32.2 x 25. 0881769584

Information on the US Navy's organization, structure, and role in defense. Profiles of warships, auxiliary ships, submarines and aircraft.

20905
PREGER, W.
THE HUMBLE DUTCH HERRING
$40.00 AUD

F.W. Cheshire. Melbourne. 1944. 1st Imprint of 4000 copies. 62 PP with 2 head pieces, 7 tail pieces in text plus 32 bw plates. Fp: The Herring packers by Cees Bolding, 1939. Eps: Map of the North Sea. Soft cover, pict. dj. Very good. 25 x 19.

A history of Holland, her Empire and their seafaring people up to the Pacific War. Dedicated to all Dutch seafarers "To you who for four long and homeless years have courted death that others might live."

20928
PRESTON, Antony
CRUISERS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 2 battle plans, bw & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Very good. 29 x 22.2. 0861240642

20936
PRESTON, Antony
DESTROYERS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st US Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240650

20938
PRESTON, Antony
STRIKE CRAFT
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with bw & colour photos. Title spread: PT Boat 333. Half title page: Soviet Osa Type missile boats in line. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240685

20946
PRESTON, Antony
BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Bison Books. Greenwich, USA. 1982. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 8 maps & plans, bw & colour illust. Title spread: A Sea Knight helicopter lands on the New Jersey while the battleship is alongside the ammunition ship Mount Katmai. Half title page: Predreadnoughts of the US Atlantic Fleet. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 29 x 22.2. 0861240634

Ironclads, monitors, dreadnoughts.

20941
PRESTON, Antony & BATCHELOR, John
THE SUBMARINE SINCE 1919
$10.00 AUD

Phoebus. London. 1974. Purnell's History of the World Wars Special series. 64 PP with bw and colour illust. (paintings, photos, plans). Pictorial card cover with light soiling, o/wise contents near fine. 29.7 x 22.5.

20972
PROUD, John H.
SEAHORSES OF THE TEES, The story of Tees Towing Company Limited
$50.00 AUD

Tees Towing Company Limited. Cleveland, UK. 1985. 1st Ed. 189 PP with 2 tables, 78 figures (1 map, 73 bw photos), 1 plan & 58 bw photos of tugboats, and 1 colour plate with 5 flags and 9 funnels. Fp: Lingdale, with the London Victory, September 1951. FEP: Acklam Cross. REP: Temple Cross towing Andalusian. Pictorial laminated boards. A few foxing spots on top outside edge, o/wise fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0951023209

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...

20917
RENARD, Leon
LES PHARES
$20.00 AUD

L'Ancre de Marine. Saint Malo. 1990. 1st Ed. 360 PP with 49 b/w illustrations (many on full-page). Pictorial card cover. French text. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 24 x 15.5. 2905970243

Their origins, their construction & description. English & French lighthouses and other navigational aids.

21016
ROSIGNOLI, Guido
BADGES AND INSIGNIA OF WORLD WAR II: Air Force - Naval - Marine
$10.00 AUD

Peerage Books. London. 1983. 1st Ed. as a combined volume of Air Force Badges and Insignia of WWII, and Naval and Marine Badges and Insignia of WWII. 363 PP with 6 bw, and 144 colour plates. Decorated hard cover, dj. (repaired). Very good. 21.3 x 14.2. 0907408346

Over 2500 colour illustrations of badges, insignia, shoulder straps, cap tallies...

44682
ROUSMANIERE, John
NO EXCUSE TO LOSE - Winning Yacht Races with Dennis Conner as told to ..
$5.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1988. 1st UK paperback edition of the 1987 original. 192 PP with b/w illustrations (1 plan, 5 diagrams, 6 maps and 22 photos). Pictorial soft cover. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.3 x 15.3. 0229118216

20956
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1995 ?. 1st Ed. No. 2, in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 56 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

20957
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - BATTLESHIPS
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1996 ?. 1st Ed. No.3, in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 88 PP with bw illust. (photos & plans). Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876043156

20958
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - CRUISERS
$20.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. 1996 ? 1st Ed. No.4 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 80 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial card covers. Near fine. 29.7 x 20.8. 1876043601

21962
RUHEN, Olaf
HARPOON IN MY HAND
$10.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1966. 1st Ed. 183 PP, plus 16 pages with 27 b/w photographs. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.2.

Description of Tonga when they still had a whaling industry and where the whalers were still using hand harpoons in the 1960's.

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.

21876
SEDGWICK, Stanley, KINNAIRD, M. & O'DONOGHUE, K.J.
LONDON & OVERSEAS FREIGHTERS PLC 1948-1992
$20.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1992. 1st Ed. 120 PP with 2 colour illustrations (flag and funnel), 2 colour and 132 b/w photos. Fp: Founders of LOF. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.8 x 14.8. 0905617681

History and fleet list of 75 ships.

22253
SEVERIN, Tim
THE CHINA VOYAGE, Across the Pacific by Bamboo Raft
$20.00 AUD

Addison-Wesley Publishing Co. New York. 1995. 1st US Ed. (10), 317 PP with 1 map and 1 plan (on double-page), 64 drawings by Nina Kojina & Trondur Patursson, plus 16 pages with 41 colour photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. (price clipped). Note on half title page, o/wise near fine. 24 x 15.2. 0201483947

Testing the theory that Asian raft sailors could have reached the Americas 2000 years ago.

20981
SHOMETTE, Donald G.
HEYDAY OF THE HORSE FERRY [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 176, No.4]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1989. October 1989. Contains article P. 548 to 556 with 1 plan, 5 bw and 8 colour illust. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

A long-forgotten animal-powered craft is discovered on the bottom of Lake Champlain.

21602
SLIJPER, E.J
WHALES
$30.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1962. 1st English edition, translated from the 1958 Dutch original. 475 PP with 229 b/w illust. (drawings, maps, photos, sketches ...). Cloth cover with a few marks, gilt title on spine. Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Light foxing on prelims and last pages, o/wise contents are near fine and printed on superior gloss paper. 23.6 x 15.5.

Historical introduction - Evolution and appearances - Locomotion - Respiration - Heart, circulation and blood - Behaviour ... Classification of the cetacea (P.417 to 420) and extensive bibliography (P.421 to 458).

32579
SLOCUM, Captain Joshua
SAILING ALONE AROUND THE WORLD
$15.00 AUD

Dover. New York. c. 1975. Reissue of the 1956 Dover original (reprint of the 1900 edition by Century Co). Introduction by Geoffrey Mott-Smith. XXIV, 294, (2 blank), (16 publications) PP with 1 head piece & 65 b/w illustrations by Thomas Fogarty and George Varian. Fp: The Spray in Australian waters. Pictorial stiff covers. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 20.2 x 13.6. 0486203263

20987
SOMNER, Graeme
GEORGE GIBSON & COMPANY
$15.00 AUD

W.S.S. Kendal, UK. 1988. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 60 bw photos. Fp: Ronan (I), sailing out of Leith about the year 1900. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0905617460

A subsidiary of the Anchor Line Ltd.: History & Fleet list.

21654
SPECTRE, Peter H. & LARKIN, David
WOODEN SHIP, The Art, History, and Revival of Wooden Boatbuilding
$50.00 AUD

Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 1991. 1st Ed. 272 PP with magnificent colour photographs. Illustrated title spread, half title page and endpapers. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 31 x 23.7. 0395566924

Simple craft and canoes, the Vikings, the building of the "Susan Constant", flagship of the 3 first vessels bringing settlers to Jamestown on the Chesapeake, building of working sails, yachts...

20930
SPRATT, H.P.
MERCHANT STEAMERS AND MOTOR-SHIPS, Handbook of the Collections Illustrating ... PART II, Descriptive Catalogue
$5.00 AUD

HMSO. London. c. 1968. Revised edition of the 1949 original. 154 PP plus 14 pages with 13 b/w photos. Fp: T.S. Queen Elizabeth. Soft covers a little soiled around edges, o/wise near fine. 24.4 x 15.2. 901805017

Detailed description of the vessels present in the Science Museum Collection: passenger vessels, cargo vessels, oil tankers, power yachts,...

20897
SUTTON, Martin
STRANGERS IN PARADISE
$5.00 AUD

Angus and Robertson. Sydney. 1995. 1st Australian edition. 160 PP with 5 maps, 44 bw & 31 colour illust. Eps: Map of Pacific Ocean. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 28.8 x 22. 0207184143

The Western world's love affair with the South Seas. Writers: Robert Louis Stevenson, James A. Michener. Artists: Gauguin, Matisse. Scientists: Darwin, Heyerdahl. Robinson Crusoes: from Alexander Selkirk to Tom Neale.

20929
SWAN, Rear Admiral Rothesay, ROWLANDS, Taffy, & LUKAS, Isabel
TALL SHIPS - AUSTRALIA - 1988 / A BULLETIN
$5.00 AUD

Australian Bicentennial Authority. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 112 PP with b/w & colour illustrations. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.5 x 20.

Tall ship gathering for the 1988 bicentennial celebration of Australia.

20904
THORNTON, R. H.
BRITISH SHIPPING
$5.00 AUD

University Press. Cambridge. 1959. 2nd Ed. of the 1939 original, in the English Institutions series. VIII, 274 PP plus 16 pages with 25 bw photos. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Bookplate with the compliments of Alfred Holt & Co. pasted down the front endpaper. Stamp of previous owner on title page and inside front cover. A little light foxing, o/wise near fine. 20.4 x 13.5.

Historical survey of the British Mercantile Marine, from the arrival of steam. Developments since 1946, effects of war and the cold war. Different types of ships for different types of trade.

21404
THUBRON, Colin (editor)
THE VENETIANS
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1981. 1st European English language printing of the 1980 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Venetian silver coin, 1646. Eps: Map of the Mediterranean Sea, and of the world of the Venetians. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 23.5. 705406334

20926
VILLIERS, Alan
SAILING WITH SINDBAD'S SONS [in National Geographic Magazine, Volume XCIV, No.5, 1948]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1948. Volume XCIV, No.5, November 1948. Contains article: P.675-688 with 1 map & 9 b/w photos in text. Soft covers, spine reinforced. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

One year's experience sailing with Arabs on dhows in the Western part of the Indian Ocean.

20979
WARDLE, David
RIVERS TO THE INLAND, The Navigation of the Murray River [in Heritage Australia]
$15.00 AUD

Australian Council of National Trusts. Canberra. 1986. Volume 5, No. 1, Spring 1986 issue of the Journal of the Australian Council of National trusts. Contains article from P.14 to 17 with 1 map, 1 colour & 4 bw photos. Inside front cover: the Murray at Echuca (in colour). Pict. card cover. Very good. 29.5 x 23.

21014
WATTS, Anthony J.
THE ROYAL NAVY: An Illustrated History
$15.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1994. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 10 tables, 36 plans & 249 b/w illust. Fp: Cruiser Lion. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing. Near fine. 25.3 x 19.5. 1854091247

From wooden sailing ships to nuclear-powered submarines.

20945
WELCH, John
FAMOUS SEA BATTLES
$10.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1964. 1st Ed. 208 PP with 29 illustrations by Derek Williams. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket lightly rubbed. Occasional foxing. Very good. 22.2 x 14.5.

From the 1st English naval battle against the Danes, at Poole in 897 to the Battle of the Atlantic 1939-1943.

21524
WERNICK, Robert (editor)
THE VIKINGS
$15.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 1st European English language printing of the 1979 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Ninth century Dragon Head, unearthed in Oseberg, Norway, in 1904. Eps: Map of the North Atlantic Ocean, and of the world of the Vikings. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Stains on front outside edge. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0705406261

21563
WILKES, Bill St. John
NAUTICAL ARCHAEOLOGY, A Handbook
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1971. 1st Ed. 294 PP with 38 line drawings, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w photos. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Signature of previous owner on FFEP and a few old sellotape marks on flaps of dust jacket. Contents clean and a very good copy. 22.3 x 14.3. 0715350234

Preliminary research, preparations, equipment, techniques, locating sites, recording finds, photography & surveying,...

21536
WILLIAMS, Peter J. & SERLE, Roderick
WRECKS OF PORT PHILLIP
$20.00 AUD

Maritime Historical Productions. Melbourne. 1964. 1st edition. (8), 94 PP with 2 tail-pieces & 38 b/w illustrations (2 maps, 13 paintings & 23 photos). Hard cover, dj. Stamp of bookseller at lower part of front endpaper. Dust jacket chipped. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 21.8 x 14.2.

20974
WILLIAMS, Robyn
MAN OF FLOWERS: ... legacy of Joseph Banks (in Australian Way - August, 1993)
$5.00 AUD

Qantas. Sydney. 1993. 144 PP. Contains article from P. 53 to 55 with 8 colour illustrations (1 portrait and 8 Banksias). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.

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.

20983
WILLOUGHBY, Commander Malcolm F.
RUM WAR AT SEA
$15.00 AUD

U.S. Coast Guard. Washington. 1964. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 183 PP with 12 head pieces, plus 32 pages with 62 bw photos. Title page: vignette with 3 Coast Guard cutters. Eps: Map of the Eastern seaboard of the United States. Cloth cover, gilt vignette on front cover. Note on FFEP, o/wise very good. 23.5 x 15.2.

The Prohibition period in the USA, and the US Coast Guard attempts to suppress the traffic of illegal liquor.

20942
WILLOUGHBY, Howard
AUSTRALIAN PICTURES, Drawn with Pen and Pencil. A facsimile of the volume originally published in 1886
$10.00 AUD

Child, Henry & Page. Sydney. 1985. Reprint of the 1886 original published by the Religious Tract Society. (4), 224 PP, (8 adv.) with 107 b/w illustrations taken from sketches and engravings. Decorated endpapers. Simile leather covers (see image), gilt title and decoration on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise fine. 28.2 x 20. 0867770260

A facsimile of the volume published in 1886 (without the fold-out map contained in the original volume).

20953
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - Australian Submarines, Destroyers and Escorts - No.2 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1993. 1st Ed. 80 PP with b/w and colour photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646180193

20954
WILSON, Michael
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY - MARITIME PATROL: Helicopter Ships, Submersibles, Amphibious, Mine Warfare and Patrol Craft - No.3 in the Royal Australian Navy Profile series
$5.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with bw and colour photos. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646207725

20955
WILSON, Michael
AUSTRALIA'S NAVY IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR - 50th Anniversary
$20.00 AUD

Topmill Pty Ltd. Sydney. c.1995. 1st Ed. Commemorative Profile No. 5. 88 PP with b/w photos. Pictorial stiff covers. Near fine. 29.6 x 20.8. 0646242989

Commemorative issue published to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the end of World War Two.

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.

21012
WINTON, John (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA 1939-1945 - An Anthology of Personal Experience selected and edited by John Winton
$5.00 AUD

Pimlico. London. 1994. Reprint of the 1967 original. Volume I in the Freedom's Battle series. XX, 416 PP, plus 16 pages with 17 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 23.3 x 15.2. 071266064X

The contributors: Winston Churchill, John Masefield, C.S. Forester, ..

20908
WOOD, G. Arnold
THE VOYAGE OF THE ENDEAVOUR
$20.00 AUD

Macmillan. Melbourne. 1926. 1st Ed. VI, (4), 116 PP with 8 b/w illust. in text. Fp: The Endeavour. Covers with light shelf wear, page 107 has a small tear at bottom corner (margin), o/wise a very good clean copy. 18.5 x 12.5.

The author was a professor of history at Sydney University and the book has been written to appeal to both young people & adults.

20967
WOOD, Peter [Editor]
THE SEA, A CELEBRATION
$20.00 AUD

David & Charles, and Greenpeace. Newton Abbot. 1993. 1st Ed. 128 PP with colour illust. Title page: Masket butterfly fish in the Red Sea, Egypt. Half title page: Sea Pink, watercolour by Sarah Fox-Davies. Hard cover, dj. Fine. Oblong: 24.5 x 27.2. 0715300369

A moving collection of images and words by over 90 well known artists, writers, photographers and conservationists, in celebration of the sea, the coastline and marine life.

21007
WORTH, Jack
BRITISH WARSHIPS SINCE 1945, Part 4: Minesweepers
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. c. 1984. 1st Ed. 160 PP with tables, and 121 b/w photos. Title page: Minesweeper M 295. Pict. card cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0907771122

22454
YOUNG, John M.
BRITAIN'S SEA WAR - A Diary of Ship Losses 1939-1945
$20.00 AUD

Patrick Stephens Ltd. London. 1989. 1st Ed. 288 PP with 52 b/w illustrations. Bookplate of previous owner and his signature on front endpaper. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 24 x 16. 9781852600426

Index of ships: pages 246 to 288 (printed on 3 columns).