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17533
AXELSON, Kjell A. & JOHANNESSON, Tomas
THE GORTHON SHIPPING COMPANIES 1915-1985
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1985. 1st Ed. 64 PP with b/w photos throughout. Fp (in colour): Ada Gorthon on trials. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0905617363

21761
BAADER, Juan
THE SAILING YACHT
$15.00 AUD

W. W. Norton. New York. 1979. 1st American edition of the 1974 (2nd edition) German text "Segelsport-Segeltechnik-Segelyachten" translated from the 1962 original Argentinian text "El Deporte de la Vela". 392 PP with 91 b/w photos and 275 diagrams. Fp: Alysina, a Half Tonner. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (spine lightly sunned). Near fine. 28.2 x 22.4. 0393032205

Aerodynamic theory, yachting history, techniques, hydrodynamics, rating rules, classes, safety at sea, sails, navigation...

19793
BALLARD, Robert D.
A LONG LAST LOOK AT TITANIC [in National Geographic]
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1986. Volume 170, No. 6, December 1986. Contains article P. 698 to 727 with bw and colour illust. Pict. soft cover (the robot Jason). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

19901
BARRATT, Glynn
MELANESIA AND THE WESTERN POLYNESIAN FRINGE
$35.00 AUD

University of British Colombia Press. Vancouver. 1990. 1st Ed., Volume 3 of Russia in the South Pacific 1696-1840 series. XVII, 257 PP with 14 maps, plus 8 pages with 14 b/w plates. Hard cover, dj. Hint of foxing on endpapers, o/wise fine. 23.5 x 16. 077480338X

The Russians & Vanuatu in 1809, the Russians & Fiji in 1820, then to Tuvalu and Anuta in 1822.

19982
BASCOM, Willard
DEEP WATER, ANCIENT SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Doubleday & Co. New York. 1976. 1st Ed. X, (4), 226 PP with 7 tables and 18 figures by the author, plus 16 pages with 20 bw photos. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Light foxing on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21.5 x 14.2. 0385089821

The treasure vault of the Mediterranean. Wrecks of old ships on the floor of the Mediterranean Sea, containing unique information and artifacts. Locating, inspecting and salvaging...

18584
BASS, George F.
GLASS TREASURE FROM THE AEGEAN (in National Geographic Magazine, Volume 153, No.6, 1978)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1978. Volume 153, No. 6, June 1978. Contains article between pages 768 and 793. with 1 map and colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

An 11th century wreck off the coast of south west Turkey.

21465
BATESON, Charles
GOLD FLEET FOR CALIFORNIA, Forty-Niners from Australia and New Zealand
$20.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1963. 1st Ed. 172 PP, plus 14 pages with 16 bw illust. Eps (folded): Deserted ships in San Francisco Harbour. Hard cover, gilt decorated covers, dj. Light foxing, mostly on the outside front page edges o/wise fine. 24.4 x 16.2.

A contribution to Australian maritime history, depicting the crossing of over 7000 Australians & New Zealanders who sailed to the Californian gold fields.

21678
BATESON, Charles
AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS - Including Vessels wrecked en route to or from Australia, and some strandings, Volume One: 1622-1850
$20.00 AUD

A.H. & A.W. Reed. Sydney. 1972. 1st Ed. 267 PP with 42 b/w illustrations. Eps: Map of Australia. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing. Near fine. 24.5 x 17.7. 0589071122

21961
BATHE, B. W.
SHIP MODELS - 2: Sailing Ships from 1700 AD
$10.00 AUD

HMSO. London. 1964. 1st Ed. No. 2 in the Science Museum illustrated booklet series. No pagination, 48 Pages with 20 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover (slightly soiled). Very good. 14.8 x 14.8.

History of the sailing ship based on ship models from the Science Museum.

22284
BEAVER, Paul
MODERN COMBAT SHIPS 2 - INVINCIBLE CLASS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1984. 1st Ed., No. 2 in the Modern Combat Ships series. 96 PP with 3 organigrams, 5 figures & 117 b/w photos. Title spread: Invincible with only the Sea Dart Missile System. Half title page: Illustrious after its 1982 deployment in the South Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711013861

30236
BENCHLEY, Peter & GRADWOHL, Judith (editors)
OCEAN PLANET: Writings and Images of the Sea
$15.00 AUD

Harry N. Abrams & Smithsonian Institution. New York. 1995. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 28 b/w illust. and 84 colour photos. Title spread: storm cloud off the coast of Maryland. Pict. card cover. Fine. 28 x 23. 0810926040

An anthology of powerful writings and illustrations. Companion volume to a travelling exhibition from the Smithsonian Institution to promote the celebration, understanding, and conservation of the world's oceans.

19564
BENSTEAD, C.R.
SHALLOW WATERS
$10.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1958. 1st Ed. 304 PP, plus 18 pages with 28 b/w illust. Fp: The "Royal Sovereign". FEP: Map of the "Shallow Waters", British Isles. REP: Maps of the East Coast of England and of the Orkneys Islands. Hard cover. Ex-library copy with label at foot of spine, and stamp on title-page and its verso. Flap of dust jacket pasted down on half-title page. Three other stamps in the margins, not affecting text. A very good reading copy. 22.2 x 14.2.

A maritime history of the British Isles: fishermen, life-boatmen, smugglers, pilots of Trinity House, men of the Royal Navy and the Merchant service...

21941
BONSALL, Thomas E.
GREAT SHIPWRECKS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
$15.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1988. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 176 b/w & 32 colour illustrations. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 29.5 x 21.5. 0831777818

Recollection of the important passenger ship disasters of this century from the General Slocum to the Mikhail Lermontov, including Titanic, Lusitania, Normandie, Andrea Doria, ...

37618
BOTTING, Douglas
THE PIRATES
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1980. 3rd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Painted metal chest, owned by Thomas Tew. Eps: World map, with haunts of pirates. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing on first three leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 705406202

17487
BOTTING, Douglas (editor)
THE PIRATES
$10.00 AUD

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979. 2nd European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illustrations. Title page: Painted metal chest, owned by Thomas Tew. Eps: World map, with haunts of pirates. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Faint foxing on first three leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 705406202

21743
BOYER, Philippe (editor)
LA MER: Espace, Perception et Imaginaire dans le Pacifique Sud
$30.00 AUD

Université Française du Pacifique & C.O.R.A.I.L / l'Harmattan. Paris. 1997. 1st Ed. 443 PP with 16 bw illust. Pictorial card cover. French text (with English summary). Fine. 21.5 x 13.5. 2738459579

16 papers presented at the 9th yearly seminar held by Université Française du Pacifique & CORAIL, and covering various subjects relating to the Pacific Ocean. The Sea in the tradition of Futuna, Fiji, Samoa, and Tonga by Muni Keletaona. The Pacific Ocean: last refuge of Utopias by John Dunmore. French Oceanographic Researches in the South Pacific by Christian Henin...

71499
BRADFORD, Gershom
THE MARINER'S DICTIONARY
$25.00 AUD

Weathervane Books. New York. No date 1972?. Reprint of the 1952 updated edition of the 1927 original "The Glossary of Sea Terms". XIX, 307 PP with 9 illust. of ships and 55 figures. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21 x 14.5. 0517183633

The distinctive language of the sea, compiled from the point of view of the Seaman, and not covering the Engineer's important part in seafaring.

19656
BRANDHORST, W., ELLIS, R. W., KENSLER, C. B., et al..
ATLAS OF THE LIVING RESOURCES OF THE SEAS - ATLAS DES RESSOURCES BIOLOGIQUES DES MERS - ATLAS DE LOS RECURSOS VIVOS DEL MAR
$20.00 AUD

FAO Department of Fisheries. Rome. 1972. 3rd edition of the July 1971 original. VII, 20 PP, plus 62 coloured maps (4 folded). Hard cover, cloth spine. Text in English, French, & Spanish. Very good. Oblong: 28.8 x 34.5.

21146
BROWN, Paul
THE LAST WILDERNESS - Eighty Days in Antarctica
$20.00 AUD

Hutchinson. London. 1991. 1st UK Ed. (6), 250 PP with 4 maps, plus 8 pages with 16 colour photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24 x 16. 091744237

The 1988 expedition by Greenpeace to the various scientific bases on the Antarctic continent.

19075
BRYANT, Arthur
SAMUEL PEPYS, The Years of Peril
$20.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1952. 3rd reprint of the 1948 new edition, (orig. of 1935). XIV, 466 PP, plus 6 full-page plates. Fp: The Britannia of 1682. FEP: The Thames and Medway. REP: London under Charles II. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Foxing on outside edges, o/wise very good. 22 x 14.2.

The rising Admiralty servant: 1669-1683.

19260
BUCHANAN, Gary et al.
GREAT VOYAGES OF THE WORLD, 25 adventures on the high seas and great rivers of the world
$25.00 AUD

Readers's Digest. Sydney. 1997. 1st Australian edition. 176 PP with maps & location maps, and colour photos. Title spread: the Xi Ling gorge, on the Yangtze river. Half title page: Portside anchor. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 30.2 x 21.5. 0864491972

Round the world on the QE2 - On the rivers: Shannon (Ireland), Rhine (Germany), Mekong... On the high seas: to St Helena and Tristan da Cunha, from Bali to Sydney...

15901
BURRELL, D. C. E.
THE THISTLE BOATS (The Albyn Line Story)
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. Kendal, UK. 1987. 1st Ed. 72 PP with 2 pages of plans, 2 funnels and house flags (in colour), and 73 b/w photos. Fp (in colour): painting of the "Thistlebrae", by L. Dunn. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.5. 0905617436

History & fleet list, houseflags & funnels.

20000
BURROWS, Denys
CLIPPER SHIP
$10.00 AUD

Educational Press. Sydney. 1965. 1st Ed. 184 PP with 23 b/w illustrations by Graham Wade. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Note on front endpaper. Light foxing on outside page edges and endpapers, o/wise contents near fine. 22.3 x 14.2.

Adventures on the tea-clipper Dauntless of Father (Captain) and young son (Apprentice), on the run Australia to China. (Juvenile adventure based on the radio serial Tall Ships of A.B.C.).

15969
CAIRIS, Nicholas T.
PASSENGER LINERS OF THE WORLD SINCE 1893
$10.00 AUD

Bonanza Books. New York. 1979. Revised edition of the 1972 original published under the title North Atlantic Passenger Liners since 1900. 226 PP with 211 b/w photos of each ship described. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 21.8 x 28.2. 0517288753

Nostalgic look at the heyday of passenger ships, through the brief history of 211 ships of over 10,000 tons. Ships of the Cunard Line to the United States Lines. From the Alaunia to the Zaandam.

17696
CAMERON, Ian
EXPLORERS & EXPLORATION
$15.00 AUD

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

Prehistoric and early explorers to the space age.

19274
CAMERON, Robert
AFTERMATH OF AN AIR CRASH [in Australian Geographic, No. 6, April-June 1987]
$10.00 AUD

A.G.S. Sydney. 1987. Contains article between pages 86 and 95 with 1 map, 3 colour illust. & 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers a little foxed, o/wise very good. 27.8 x 21.

Undersea search and recovery in the Tasman sea of the wreck of a Pel-Air jet, that crashed outside Botany Bay after take off, on 10th October 1985.

21169
CAMPBELL, I.C.
A HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS
$10.00 AUD

Canterbury University Press. Christchurch. 1992. Reprint of the 1989 original. 240 PP with 3 tables and 8 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Fine (as new condition). 21.5 x 14. 9780908812233

19278
CANBY, Courtlandt
A HISTORY OF SHIPS AND SEAFARING
$10.00 AUD

Leisure Arts. London. 1965. 2nd British edition of the 1962 original published by Erik Nitsche in Switzerland. Volume 1 in the New Illustrated Library of Science and Invention. 120 PP with 136 b/w and 33 colour illust. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, dj (repaired and protected). Faint foxing. Internally near fine. 26.8 x 17.

An account of the development of ships and their impact on history.

30120
CAPPER, D. P.
MOAT DEFENSIVE - A History of the Waters of the Nore Command 55 BC to 1961
$10.00 AUD

Arthur Barker. London. 1963. 1st Ed. XI, 251 PP with 2 drawings and 8 maps, plus 16 pages with 24 b/w illust. Vignette on title page. Eps: A prospect of Chatham Dock. Hard cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5..

Published at the time of the closing of the Nore Command (South East corner of England).

17249
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to WORLD WAR II MARITIME ATTACK AIRCRAFT
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 6 colour illust. by author, and 25 bw and colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018608

17250
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to MODERN FAST ATTACK CRAFT
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 21 b/w and colour photos. Pict. laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018624

17251
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to MODERN AIRCRAFT CARRIERS
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 1 colour illust. by author, and 40 b/w and colour photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018632

17422
CHANT, Christopher (compiler)
An Illustrated Data Guide to SUBMARINES OF WORLD WAR II
$5.00 AUD

Tiger Books. London. 1997. 1st Ed. 77 PP with 9 colour illust. by the author, and 26 b/w photos. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 22 x 12. 1855018659

19634
CHAPMAN, Charles F.
PILOTING, SEAMANSHIP AND SMALL BOAT HANDLING. A Practical Treatise Dealing with Those Branches of Motor Boating with Which Every Yachtsman Should Be Familiar
$15.00 AUD

The Hearst Corporation / Motor Boating. New York. 1958. 1958-59 edition. Volume V - Motor Boating's Ideal series. X, 11- 500 PP with 10 colour plates and over 500 b/w illustrations, plus 68 pages of addenda. Cloth cover (slightly speckled), dj (slightly rubbed). Very good. 30 x 22.

Equipment and regulations - Rules of the Road... Compass - Charts - 17 pages of illustrated nautical dictionary.

15846
CHARLWOOD, Don
SETTLERS UNDER SAIL
$10.00 AUD

Government Printing Office. Melbourne. 1991. Second edition of the 1978 original. VI, 49 PP with 1 map, 1 colour photo, and 44 b/w illust. Pictorial card cover. Fine. 25 x 17.5. 0724184325

65653
CHARLWOOD, Don
SETTLERS UNDER SAIL
$15.00 AUD

Burgewood Books. Melbourne. 2002. Fourth edition of the 1978 original. V, 49 PP with b/w illustrations throughout and 1 colour centrefold of Loch Ard Gorge circa 1980. Pictorial card cover (Flying Cloud by Jack Spurling). Fine. 25 x 17.5. 1876425067

The days of the sailing ship and the reconstruction of the wreck of the Loch Ard which foundered in sea mist off Mutton Bird Island, west of Cape Otway in 1878.

30110
CIPOLLA, Carlo M.
CLOCKS AND CULTURE 1300-1700
$20.00 AUD

Walker & Co. New York. 1967. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 5 figures, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Light foxing on prelims and on outside page edges, o/wise near fine. 22 x 14.5.

Development of the mechanical clock.

37511
CIPOLLA, Carlo M.
CLOCKS AND CULTURE 1300-1700
$15.00 AUD

Walker & Co. New York. 1967. 1st US Ed. 192 PP with 5 figures, plus 8 pages with 10 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover, dj. Bookplate on front endpaper. Fine. 22 x 14.5.

Development of the mechanical clock.

19174
CLARK, Hyla M.
THE TALL SHIPS: A Sailing Celebration
$5.00 AUD

Books for Pleasure / Operation Sail 1976. Sydney. 1977. 1st Australian edition of the 1976 US original. Introduction by Frank O. Braynard & Tony Gibbs. 128 PP with b/w illustrations and over 50 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.7. 0727100874

The Romance of the Sea. The Ships. Operation Sail: July 4 1976, gathering on the Hudson River for the Celebration of the Birth of the United States of America.

22092
COLEMAN, Neville
THE UNDERWATER AUSTRALIA DIVE GUIDE
$5.00 AUD

Nelson Publishers. Melbourne. 1987. 1st Ed. VIII, 271, (7 adv.) PP with bw and colour illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 24.5 x 19. 0170069192

Information on diving sites of Queensland, New South Wales... Northern Territory. Chapters on underwater wildlife & hazards, medical services...

19855
COLEMAN, Terry
THE LINERS - A History of the North Atlantic Crossing
$10.00 AUD

Penguin. London. 1977. Reprint in paperback edition of the 1976 original. 232 PP with b/w & colour illust. Fp: Poster of Normandie. Half-title: Shopping on Aquitania. Pictorial card cover. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 0140043985

When these liners had style: in their design, in the men who sailed them or travelled on them.

30219
COLFELT, David
100 MAGIC MILES OF THE GREAT BARRIER REEF: The Whitsunday Islands
$15.00 AUD

Windward Publications. Sydney. 1993. 4th edition of the 1985 original. 256 PP with b/w and colour illustrations (maps and plans, drawings and photos, including 29 aerial views of Islands). Illustrated title spread, half title page and endpapers. Pictorial stiff covers. Very good. 28 x 21.2. 0959083081

First part: The Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef (resorts, camping, visiting, boating...). Second part: Anchorages of the Whitsundays with maps, plans...

18851
COWSILL, Miles
BRITTANY FERRIES
$10.00 AUD

Ferry Publications. Kilgetty, UK. 1989. 1st Ed. Foreword by Ian A. Carruthers. 36 PP with 2 maps, 19 colour, and 61 bw photos. Inside front cover: Prince of Brittany. Inside back cover: the Prince of Brittany passes the Channel Island ferry Corbiere. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 1871947006

19082
COWSILL, Miles & HENDY, John
THE VIKING SAGA, Celebrating 25 years of Services to Cherbourg and Le Havre
$10.00 AUD

Ferry Publications. Kilgetty, UK. 1989. 1st Ed. 40 PP, 1 map, 1 plan, 26 colour and 66 bw photos. Inside front cover: selection of ferries brochures. Inside back cover: Viking Venturer and Viking Valiant. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.6 x 21. 0951309323

18957
CRAIG, Robert (editor)
MARITIME HISTORY - Volume 2
$15.00 AUD

David & Charles. Newton Abbot, UK. 1973. 1st Ed. (8), 243 PP with 1 map, 3 graphs, 15 tables and 16 bw plates. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 21.5 x 15. 0715359878

11 articles in the 2nd bound volume of the journal Maritime History (Volume 2, No. 1 & 2, 1972). Sea transport in Australia: the rise and fall of the intrastate shipping industry of New South Wales, by John Bach. The evolution of international whaling controls, by Wray Vamplew.

18914
CRITCHLEY, Mike (editor)
THE ROYAL NAVY IN FOCUS 1960-69
$10.00 AUD

Maritime Books. Liskeard, Cornwall, UK. 1985?. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 158 b/w photos on full page. Title page: HMS Abdiel, November 1967. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Oblong: 17.7 x 24. 0907771335

Photographs by Messrs. Wright & Logan, with short caption. From HMS Abdiel, to RFA Wave Ruler.

22040
CUTLER, Carl C.
IMPORTANT TYPES OF MERCHANT SAILING CRAFT
$10.00 AUD

The Marine Historical Association, Inc. Mystic. 1958. Reprint of the 1930 original. 8 PP with 22 drawings. Pict. card cover. Fine. 22.7 x 15.5.

Reprint of Vol. 1 No. 1, December 15, 1930.

22771
D'ALPUGET, Lou
LET'S GO SAILING
$5.00 AUD

Ure Smith. Sydney. 1951. 1st Ed., No. 9 in the Ure Smith Miniature series. 80 PP with 5 bw illust. and 48 bw photos. Fp: N.S. Wales Anniversary Regatta Cup. Decorated card cover a little rubbed on corners. Small dedicatory note in inside front cover, o/wise very good. 19 x 12.8.

19837
DANIELSSON, Bengt & Marie-Thérèse
POISONED REIGN - French Nuclear colonialism in the Pacific
$15.00 AUD

Penguin. Melbourne. 1986. Second revised edition of the 1977 English first edition,(French original of 1974). Foreword on the Rainbow Warrior Affair, by Chris Masters. XIV, 324, (4 adv.) PP with 3 maps. Pictorial soft cover. Lower corner front cover repaired. Foxing. Very good. 19.7 x 13. 0140081305

22608
de CHABRILLAN, Céleste
THE FRENCH CONSUL'S WIFE - Memoirs of Céleste de Chabrillan in Gold-rush Australia
$20.00 AUD

Miegunyah Press. Melbourne. 1998. 1st limited (1000) edition, No. 18 in the second numbered series of the Miegunyah Volumes. Translated with introduction and notes by Patricia Clancy and Jeanne Allen, from the 1877 French original 'Un Deuil au bout du monde'. XI, 304 PP, plus 16 pages with 20 b/w illustrations. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 24.6 x 16. 0522847757

A former prostitute and courtesan from Paris married to the first French Consul sent to Melbourne, lived in Victoria between 1854 and 1856 giving an account of life in this state.

19527
DODMAN, Frank E.
THE OBSERVER'S BOOK OF SHIPS - 1966
$10.00 AUD

Frederick Warne & Co. London & New York. 1966. Revised edition. 192 PP with 96 line drawings, plus 32 pages with 16 colour plates (flags, funnels and 7 ships), and 16 bw plates (36 photos of ships). Hard cover, dj. Fine. 14.6 x 9.2.

Describes over 100 types of ships.

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

The Hakluyt Society. London. 1976. 1st Ed. Publication 147 in the Hakluyt Society second series. XVI, 365 PP with 1 figure in text plus 18 bw plates (charts, drawings...). Fp: A page of Madox's Diary, 24 Sept. 1583. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, gilt device on front cover, dust wrapper. Dust jacket with a few rubs, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.2. 0904180042

Voyage from England to Sierra Leone and Brazil.

30211
DORAN, Edwin Jr
THE TORTOLA BOAT: characteristics, origin, demise
$35.00 AUD

Society for Nautical Research. London. 1970. Supplement to The Mariner's Mirror Vol. 56, No.1. 61 PP with 14 tables and 29 figures, plus 16 pages with 13 b/w plates. Soft cover (lightly rubbed), otherwise fine. 24.5 x 17.3.

Local sailing craft of the Virgin Islands, West Indies.

16058
DUCKWORTH, C. L. D. & LANGMUIR, G. E.
RAILWAY AND OTHER STEAMERS
$20.00 AUD

T. Stephenson & Sons. London. 1968. 2nd edition of the 1948 original. XII, 432 PP, plus 102 b/w photos of ships together with fleet lists & index. Fp: P.S. Freshwater. Hard cover with a small bump on bottom corner, dj. Bookplate of previous owner on inside front cover, o/wise near fine. 22.2 x 14.5.

Includes the London Midland Region, Scottish Region, Irish Railway Companies, Continental Companies... Most comprehensive.

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

Furne, Jouvet et Cie, Editeurs. Paris. 1868. New edition (corrected and updated). Volume I: (4), XI, 550, (1 index) PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 large folded chart at back, and 22 b/w plates. Fp: portraits of Bougainville, Cook, Lapeyrouse and Dumont d'Urville. Volume II: (4), 542, (1 index) PP with 1 head piece, plus 1 folded chart, and 22 b/w plates. Quarter bound, marbled boards and edges, gilt title on spine. Few pages with signs of ageing and occasional foxing, otherwise a fine set. French text. This is a heavy item and postage will be higher than usual. Please ask for a quote. 27.3 x 18.

A narrative of voyages across the world's oceans and seas as discovered and charted by the explorers - Bougainville, Cook, D'Entrecasteaux, Vancouver, Baudin, Flinders, Hall, Krusenstern, Kings, Kotzebue...

17645
DUNMORE, John (editor)
THE JOURNAL OF JEAN-FRANCOIS DE GALAUP DE LA PEROUSE 1785-1788 - Volume I
$30.00 AUD

Hakluyt Society. London. 1994. 1st Ed., Volume 179 in the Second series. CCXL, 232 PP plus 10 plates of illustrations & maps. Fp: View of Port des Français. Cloth cover, dj a little rubbed. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 22.2 x 14. 0904180387

The expedition: background, participants, the ships, the instructions... then the Journal (56 pages) from Brest (August 1785) to Manilla Bay (February, 1787).

21812
DUNN, Laurence
BRITISH PASSENGER LINERS
$5.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. Southampton. 1959. 1st Ed. 64 PP with 87 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 18.3 x 12.5.

From the Anchor Line to the Union-Castle Line.

17623
EATON, John P. & HAAS, Charles A.
TITANIC DESTINATION DISASTER, The Legends and the Reality
$20.00 AUD

P.S.L. Wellingborough. 1997. Reprint of the revised and expanded 1996 edition (original of 1987). 184 PP with 143 bw illust., plus 8 pages with 18 colour illust., 10 of them photographs. Pict. soft cover. Fine. 21.6 x 15.8. 1852605340

From construction and launching to the discovery of the wreck, and the exhibition with many of the salvaged artefacts.

10222
EISLER, William & SMITH, Bernard (editors)
TERRA AUSTRALIS - The Furthest Shore
$30.00 AUD

Art Gallery of NSW. Sydney. 1988. 1st Ed. 239 PP with b/w or colour drawings, paintings & charts. Fp (in colour): Portrait of Joseph Banks. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 31 x 22. 0642134642

Catalogue of an exhibition held for the Bicentennial celebrations of Australia. Visions of Terra Australis in the Middle Ages and Renaissance by Helen Wallis. Crossing the Equator: The Historical Background to Portuguese Navigational Techniques in the Age of Discovery by Luis de Albuquerque. The Dutch and the Southern Continent 1569-1756 by Ernst van den Boogaart...

21746
ESTENSEN, Miriam
DISCOVERY: THE QUEST FOR THE GREAT SOUTH LAND
$10.00 AUD

Allen & Unwin. Sydney. 1998. 1st Ed. X, 286 PP with 17 head pieces and 10 b/w illustrations, plus 12 colour plates. Fp: Title page of Gerard and Cornelis de Jode's atlas, Speculum Orbis Terrae, 1597. Illustrated endpapers. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 20.3 x 12.4. 1864484977

19344
EVANS, Alun
A NAVY FOR AUSTRALIA
$15.00 AUD

ABC. Sydney. 1986. 1st Ed. (2), 172 PP with 8 bw illust., plus 16 pages with 30 bw illust. FEP: The Australian Fleet Unit's arrival, 1913. REP: Venetian Carnival in Sydney Harbour 1913. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 23.8 x 15. 0642527342

Story since the early days, when it was claimed that Australia needed its own Navy.

19665
FARRINGTON, Tony
RESCUE IN THE PACIFIC, A True Story of Disaster and Survival in a Force 12 Storm
$20.00 AUD

International Marine & McGraw-Hill. New York. 1996. 1st US Ed. XX, 273 PP with 1 map, 1 barometer graph & 4 weather maps, plus 10 pages with 19 bw photos. Eps: Location map & sequence of events. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 21.5 x 14. 070213674

A rogue storm during the Auckland - Tonga yacht race of June 1994. Foundering of 7 yachts. Rescue efforts by the Royal NZ Air Force, the Royal NZ Navy, the French Navy (Jacques Cartier) and two freighters.

21794
FINKEL, George
THE DUTCHMAN BOLD, The Story of Abel Tasman
$15.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1975. 1st Ed. VII, 151 PP with 2 maps and 3 line drawings. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Dust jacket with rubbed patch on lower part of front cover. Occasional foxing, o/wise a very good clean copy. 21.4 x 13.4. 0207131139

Voyage to Japan then voyages of discovery towards Australia & New Zealand.

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

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

Pleasant iconography.

21447
LE FLEMING, H.M.
FOREIGN OCEAN TANKERS
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1960. 1st Ed. in the ABC Series. 64 PP with 48 b/w photos. Title page: M.V. Hermes. Pictorial soft covers with some wear, o/wise . Very good. Small format: 15.2 x 10.2.

19230
FLOWER, Cedric
ILLUSTRATED HISTORY OF NEW SOUTH WALES
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Adelaide. 1981. 1st Ed. 223 PP with bw illustrations, plus 16 pages with 27 colour illustrations. Eps: Coaching party leaving Government House, 1877. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.7 x 19. 0727014056

From the first sightings by Captain Cook, to a modern and cosmopolitan state.

38171
FOX, Uffa
SAILING, SEAMANSHIP and YACHT CONSTRUCTION
$60.00 AUD

Peter Davies. London. 1949. Reprint of the 1934 original. (XII), 272 PP with over 300 b/w photos and design drawings. Blue cloth cover, silver engraving on front cover. Top of front cover lightly sunned, otherwise a near fine copy. Scarce. 28 x 21.

21060
GANTER, Regina
THE PEARL-SHELLERS OF TORRES STRAIT, Resource Use, Development and Decline, 1860s-1960s
$60.00 AUD

Melbourne University Press. Melbourne. 1994. 1st Ed. XVIII, 300 PP with 3 tables, 3 fig. & 5 maps, plus 12 pages with 21 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. Scarce. 21.5 x 14. 0522845479

The progress of pearl-shelling from its heyday, through several crises due to over-fishing to its present cautious management.

17242
GIBSON, F. (editor)
THE SAVAGE SEA, Photographed by the Gibsons of Scilly
$15.00 AUD

Author. St. Ives, Cornwall. c. 1980. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 8 colour and 56 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Previous owner's signature on first page and his stamp on the inside of front and back cover, o/wise near fine. Oblong: 20.8 x 29.5.

Dramatic photographs of stricken ships. From the Petrellen wrecked at Mount's Bay in 1885 to the stranding of the Ben Asdale at Falmouth in 1978.

30021
GILL, Peter & GIBSON, Linda
WHALES DOLPHINS AND PORPOISES
$15.00 AUD

Reader's Digest. Sydney. 1997. 1st Ed., in the Reader's Digest Explores series. 160 PP with bw and colour illust. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Fine. 28 x 22.5. 0864491778

Illustrated guide to 48 species. Chapter 7: Whales and People, Whale Lore, History of Whaling, Whale Products... Whale Watching.

17262
GORE, Rick
THE MEDITERRANEAN, Sea of Man's Fate [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 162, No.6]
$15.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1982. December 1982. Contains article P. 694 to 737 with 2 maps, 2 bw & 4 colour illust., and 36 colour photos plus folded double map of the Mediterranean sea (historic & sea floor). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Contains two articles: the buried city of Herculaneum on the slope of Vesuvius and the Lost Outpost of the Egyptian Empire at Gaza.

19345
GOULD, Alan
THE MAN WHO STAYED BELOW
$5.00 AUD

Angus & Robertson. Sydney. 1984. 1st Ed. 201 PP. Illustrated end papers. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 22 x 14.5. 0207148910

A novel based on the voyage of a 16 year old apprentice on the wool clipper Emilia Denholm from Melbourne to London, via Cape Horn.

19291
GREENWAY, Ambrose
COMECON MERCHANT SHIPS - 1985
$15.00 AUD

Kenneth Mason. London. 1985. 3rd edition of the 1978 original. 186 PP with silhouettes & b/w photos. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 25 x 16. 0859373266

Merchant fleets of Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Cuba, East Germany, Poland, Romania, and Viet Nam. 19 parts covering: Passenger ships, general cargo ships... Research ships... Icebreakers and salvage tugs.

18582
GUEROUT, Max
THE WRECK OF THE C.S.S. ALABAMA, Avenging Angel of the Confederacy [in National Geographic Magazine]
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1994. Volume 186, No. 6, December 1994. Contains article P. 66 to 83 with 1 map, 1 b/w photo and 19 colour illustrations by Rod M. Farb. Pictorial soft cover. New. 25.4 x 17.5.

On the wreck of the Confederate Alabama, sunk by the U.S.S. Kearsarge off Cherbourg, Normandy.

18917
GWYN, Julian
THE ROYAL NAVY AND NORTH AMERICA: The Warren Papers, 1736-1752
$10.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. Greenwich. 1973. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 118. XLV, (1 errata), 463 PP with 2 maps, plus 10 pages with 8 b/w plates. Fp: Sir Peter Warren, K.B., Vice-Admiral of the Red. Navy blue buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 23.2 x 15.5.

War with France in Canada. Siege and occupation of the French fortress of Louisbourg, conquest of Canada...

19653
HAMPTON, Captain T.A.
THE SAILOR'S WORLD
$5.00 AUD

Pan Books. London. 1971. 1st paperback issue in the David & Charles series of the 1968 original. 160 PP with over 150 bw drawings by John Horsley, plus 8 pages with 9 bw photos. Pictorial soft cover. Ageing of paper and foxing, o/wise very good. 17.8 x 11. 0330026836

Around the headlands and on the beaches... Ships of all sizes and of the Royal Navy... Navigation and seamanship... Glossary of nautical terms: P. 144 to 155.

30146
HARKER, Jack
ALMOST HMNZS NEPTUNE
$30.00 AUD

Moana Press. Wellington. 1991. 1st Ed. 335 PP with 19 sketch-maps and 53 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Faint foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 21 x 14.7. 0908705727

Story of the Royal Navy Cruiser Neptune, diverted to the Mediterranean Fleet before going to New Zealand for her New Zealand commissioning, and sunk in an Italian minefield off Tripoli, 19 December 1941.

19273
HENDERSON, Graeme
THE WRECK OF THE SIRIUS [in Australian Geographic, No. 29, January-March 1993]
$10.00 AUD

A.G.S. Sydney. 1993. Contains article pages 100 to 117 with 1 map, 2 colour illustrations & 26 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 27.8 x 21.

Wrecked on 19th March 1790, Sydney Bay, Norfolk Island.

19801
HENDERSON, Richard
THE CRUISER'S COMPENDIUM, A Complete guide to coastal, inland, and gunkhole cruising
$10.00 AUD

Henry Regnery Co. Chicago. 1973. 1st Ed. XIV, (2), 188 PP with figures and 35 bw photos. Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 28.7 x 22.2.

Construction & safety features, mechanical matters & basic instruments, cruise planning & activities...

19959
HENDERSON, Richard
SEA SENSE, Safety Afloat in Terms of Sail, Power and Multihull Boat Design, Construction Rig, Equipment, Coping with Emergencies, and Boat Management in Heavy Weather
$10.00 AUD

Adlard Coles. London. 1975. 1st UK edition of the 1972 US original. XI, 311 PP with 47 figures, 13 plans & 58 bw photos. Fp: Heavy seas. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price clipped). Near fine. 25 X 17.5. 0229115276

17520
HENRY, Fred & O'FRIEL, Brendan
STEAM PACKET SHIPS
$15.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1987. 5th edition, revised by Brendan O'Friel. VII, 136 PP with 1 map, 1 portrait and 47 b/w illust., plus 1 b/w plate Lady of Mann departing Douglas. Pictorial soft cover (small crease on front cover). Very good. 18.3 x 12.2. 0851745113

19920
HOBBS, Edward W.
HOW TO MAKE OLD-TIME SHIP MODELS
$25.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1968. Reprint of the 1962 revised edition (original of 1929). XXIII, 208 PP with 175 figures (plans, photos & sketches) and 4 illust. in preface, plus 5 large folding plates (Plate 4 in pocket at end of the book). Fp: The Royal Albert. Hard cover, dj. Dust jacket with a few chips and is in a protective sleeve. A very good clean copy. 21.2 x 14.3.

21734
HOLLY, David C.
EXODUS 1947
$15.00 AUD

Naval Institute Press. Annapolis. 1995. 1st printing, revised edition of the 1969 original. XI, (3), 242 PP, plus 32 pages with 1 plan, and 53 bw photos. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 23.6 x 13. 1557503672

Biography of Old Bay Line steamer President Warfield. She went to war in 1942, was chartered as the Exodus by the Haganah in 1947 to bring 4500 survivors of the Holocaust to Palestine.

21391
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1986
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1986. Revised and updated edition, from the 1964 original. 288 PP with tables and 246 b/w photos. Title spread: British Respect. Laminated pictorial boards (Royal Princess). Near fine. 22.3 x 15. 0711015023

Part One: Passenger liners & cruise ships. Part Two: Cargo vessels & tankers.

21392
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1994
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1994. Revised and updated edition, from the 1964 original. 224 PP with tables and 196 b/w photos. Title spread: "Nedlloyd Rotterdam". Laminated pictorial boards ("Queen Elizabeth 2"). Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711022542

Part One: Passenger liners & cruise ships. Part Two: Cargo vessels & tankers.

21393
HORNSBY, David
OCEAN SHIPS - 1996
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1996. Revised and updated edition, from the 1964 original. 224 PP with tables and 168 bw photos. Title spread: "Eckert Oldendorff". Half title page: "Maasdam". Laminated pictorial boards ("Oriana"). Name of previous owner on inside front cover. Near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0711024286

Part One: Passenger liners & cruise ships. Part Two: Cargo vessels & tankers.

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

Time-Life Books. Amsterdam. 1979. 1st European English language printing of the 1978 original, in The Seafarers series. 176 PP with b/w and colour illust. Title page: Hand painted wooden Globe Vert, 1515. Eps: World map and routes of the early explorers from Portugal and Spain. Simile leather covers, colour illustration pasted down on front cover. Near fine. 28.7 x 24. 0705406229

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

19939
JONES, Theodore A.
RACING FOR THE AMERICA'S CUP 1974, The View from the Candy Store
$15.00 AUD

Quadrangle / New York Times. New York. 1975. 1st Ed. XIV, 177 PP with b/w photos. Fp: Well-wishers on the wharf. Eps: Location of America's Cup Course. Hard cover, cloth spine, dj. Name of previous owner at top of half title page. Occasional foxing. Near fine. 28.5 x 22. 0812905423

71783
KERR, Garry
THE TASMANIAN TRADING KETCH, An Illustrated Oral History
$25.00 AUD

Mains' Books. Portland, Victoria. 1998. 1st soft cover edition of the 1987 original. (8), 179 PP with 15 plans (hull, sail, construction) and many b/w photos (most full-page). Fp: Evaleeta under sail. Pictorial soft cover. Small dedicatory note on inside front cover, otherwise a fine copy. 24 x 18. 0731608879

Development and evolution of Tasmania's trading craft (construction, sailing and handling techniques, living conditions). 24.5 x 18.5.

38197
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS - The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)
$15.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, dj (chipped). Light foxing, signature of previous owner on preliminary page. Very good. Scarce. 20.5 x 14.

The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...

71662
KERR, George F.
BUSINESS IN GREAT WATERS, The War History of the P. & O. (1939-1945)
$30.00 AUD

Faber & Faber. London. 1951. 1st Ed. 196 PP, plus 2 colour plates, 6 pages with 13 photos & 1 large folded photo (panoramic view of Table Bay Harbour in April 1941). Fp: The North African Landing 1942. Cloth cover, chipped dj. Light foxing on edges. Very good. 20.5 x 14.

The world's greatest merchant fleet during WWII. Armed merchant cruisers, troopships ...

18862
KING, Jonathan
AUSTRALIA'S FIRST FLEET, The Voyage and the Re-enactment 1788/1988
$5.00 AUD

Fairfax/Robertsbridge. Sydney. 1988. Reprint of the 1987 original. 240 PP with b/w sketches & colour illust. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 30 x 21.3. 0947178562

Official story of the re-enactment setting the proper historical perspective with the events of 1788.

19123
KNOX, Captain Dudley W.
SHIPS, FROM DUGOUTS TO DREADNOUGHTS (in National Geographic Magazine)
$5.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1938. Volume LXXIII, No. 1, January 1938. Contains article P. 56 to 98 with 27 b/w photos and XVI b/w plates "Etchings by Norman Wilkinson". Soft cover (soiled and reinforced on spine). Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

Man's colossal achievement in progressing from canoe and catamaran to modern liner, superdreadnought, airplane carrier, and flying ships.

22032
LAPPING, Brian
END OF EMPIRE
$10.00 AUD

Book Club Associates / Guild Publishing. London. 1985. 1st Ed. XVI, 560 PP with 17 maps and 133 bw illust. FEP: British Empire: dates of acquisition. REP: The end of British rule. Hard cover, dj. Signature of previous owner on FFEP and half-title page, o/wise a near fine copy. 25.3 x 18.5.

The Route to Independence : India, Palestine, Malaya, Iran, Egypt, Aden, Cyprus, Gold Coast, Kenya, Rhodesia.

67146
LENTON, H. T. & COLLEDGE, J. J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II
$30.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1970. 4th impression of the 1964 original. 638 PP with many tables & hundreds of b/w photos. Fp: H.M.S. Warspite in Malta Habour. Hard cover, dj (price-clipped). Dust jacket has a few small chips or closed tears, o/wise near fine. 19 x 13. 711002029

A complete record of all known vessels of the Royal and Dominion Navies which participated in WWII. Capital ships, destroyers, submarines,... coastal forces and landing craft.

21803
LENTON, H.T. & COLLEDGE, J.J.
WARSHIPS OF WORLD WAR II, Part 6 - Trawlers, Drifters and Whalers
$10.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1963. 81 PP with b/w photos throughout. Pictorial card cover. Fine. Small format: 18.5 x 12.5.

Admiralty drifters, pennant numbers, purchased & requisitioned trawlers, whalers & drifters...

21965
LIND, Lew
SEA JARGON, A Dictionary of the Unwritten Language of the Sea
$20.00 AUD

Kangaroo Press. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. 160 PP with b/w illust. in text. Fp: Figurehead of steam yacht Consuelo at Sydney. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21.6 x 14.1. 0949924229

The language of the sea in its glory, vulgarity and humour.

18790
LOCKHART, J.G.
THE SEA, OUR HERITAGE
$10.00 AUD

Geoffrey Bles. London. 1940. October 1940 enlarged edition of the February 1940 original. VII, 257 PP with 5 maps, plus 7 bw plates. Fp: H.M.S. Vindictive after Zeebrugge. Cloth cover, dj. (rubbed and chipped). Previous owner's signature and date on FFEP. War economy paper, scattered foxing, water marks, 1 plate missing (H.M.S. Vindictive at Ostend), o/wise a good copy. 22.5 x 14.5.

Account of Shackleton's heroic voyage. Exploits of the men of the Royal Navy: tragedy of Coronel, beaching of the River Clyde at Gallipoli, submarines in the Sea of Marmora... Exploits of men of the merchant navy: the 1400 mile boat journey of the crew of the Trevessa...

20065
LUBBOCK, Basil
THE LAST OF THE WINDJAMMERS - VOLUME I
$80.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1969. Reprint of the 1927 original. XIV, (2), 518 PP, plus 74 pages with 126 bw illust. & 17 pages of plans. Fp: "Quathlamba". Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 24.5 x 18.5.

The life, the personnel, the epic of the Horn, the clippers of the 70's, the medium clippers of the 80's ....

17162
MACKAY, Norm & LAWRENCE, Brian
THE CHALLENGE OF THE RIVER MURRAY
$10.00 AUD

Australian Council of National Trusts. Canberra. 1985. Volume 4, No. 4, Summer 1985 issue of the Journal of the Australian Council of National Trusts. Contains article P.13 to 16 with 2 maps, 2 b/w and 4 colour photos. (1 bw photo inside front cover). Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 29.5 x 23.

21966
MacKENZIE, Margaret E.
SHIPWRECKS - Being the Historical Account of Shipwrecks along the Victorian Coast from Peterborough to Cape Otway 1843-1914
$5.00 AUD

National Press. Melbourne. 1954. 1st Ed. 86 PP with 1 map, plus 4 pages with 10 b/w illust. Pictorial soft cover. Signature on half title page. Occasional foxing, o/wise contents near fine. 19 x 12.5.

Wrecks of the Joanna, Marie Gabrielle, Eric the Red, Falls of Halladale, ... The original edition.

72741
MARCHANT, Leslie R.
FRANCE AUSTRALE. A Study of French explorations and attempts to found a penal colony and strategic base in south western Australia 1503-1826
$60.00 AUD

Artlook Books. Perth. 1982. 1st edition with a foreword by Jean-François Deniau, French Minister for Overseas Trade. XVI, 384 PP with 72 b/w illustrations (coastal views, drawings, sketches, paintings, facsimile of documents...), plus 8 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. A near fine copy. 24.2 x 16.2. 0864451040

20004
MATHEW, David
THE NAVAL HERITAGE
$5.00 AUD

Collins. London. 1945. Second impression (May 1945) of the January 1945 original. XXIII, 264 PP, plus 8 bw plates. Fp: John, First Earl of St. Vincent. Cloth cover with sunned spine. War economy paper. Very good. 22 x 14.3.

Tudor scene, Navy of the Commonwealth, Restoration Navy. The Hanoverian Navy... Nelson... Age of the Ironclads... German wars.

37905
MAXTONE-GRAHAM, John
THE NORTH ATLANTIC RUN, The Only Way to Cross
$15.00 AUD

Cassell. London. 1972. 1st UK edition, originally published in the United States as The Only Way to Cross. XIV, 434 PP with b/w illustrations (2 plans of ships, 4 ephemera, 6 maps, and 180 photos). Eps: Steamer routes on the North Atlantic. Hard cover, dj (price clipped). Front cover with light bumps, o/wise near fine. 24 x 17.5. 0304291560

Nostalgic look at the great passenger liners plying between Europe and the USA.

16111
MAYES, Gilbert I.
BRITISH COASTAL SHIPS TUGS & TRAWLERS
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1975. 1st Ed. 287 PP with tables and 64 bw photos. Title spread: Broodbank, Port of London Authority. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (Suffolk Warrior). Fine. 18.8 x 12.5. 0711005923

19492
McLEAN, Gavin (compiler)
NEW ZEALAND COASTAL PASSENGER SHIPS
$10.00 AUD

G.P. Books. Wellington. 1989. 1st Ed. 48 PP with 66 b/w photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 14.8. 0477000142

Photographic record of the various runs: Northern Route, Nelson Passenger Service, the Picton Ferry, the Wellington-Lyttelton Ferry Service and Foveaux Strait Service.

19874
MELVIN, A. Gordon
SEASHELL PARADE. Fascinating Facts, Pictures, and Stories
$10.00 AUD

Charles E. Tuttle. Rutland, Vt., USA. 1973. 1st Printing. 369 PP with tail pieces and 74 bw photos. Fp: Lambis crocata pilsbryi Abbott (in colour). Cloth cover, dj. Fine. 19.2 x 13.2. 0804809712

21915
MILLER, Harry
PIRATES OF THE FAR EAST
$30.00 AUD

Robert Hale. London. 1970. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 3 maps, plus 12 pages with 20 bw pictures. Hard cover, dj. (price clipped). Near fine. 22.2 x 14.5. 070911429X

22090
MITCHELL, Mairin
THE BRIDGE OF SAN MIGUEL
$10.00 AUD

Herder Publications. London. 1960. 1st Ed. 285 PP. REP: map of the Isthmus of Panama and route to the Pacific taken by Balboa. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). One scratch on the front of the dust jacket. Foxing spots on outside edges. Very good. 22 x 14.3.

Romanced story of the first sighting of the South Sea (Pacific Ocean) by Vasco Nunez de Balboa, 25th September 1513.

19570
MOKIN, Arthur
IRONCLAD - The Monitor and the Merrimack
$10.00 AUD

Presidio. Novato, Ca., USA. 1991. 1st Ed. (6), 274 PP with 1 map and an inset map. Hard cover, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.8. 0891414053

18921
MOODY, B.
OCEAN SHIPS - 1974
$15.00 AUD

Ian Allan. London. 1974. 5th edition of the 1964 original. 352 PP with tables and 254 bw photos. Title spread: Manora, P & O Cargo Division. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (Royal Viking Star). Price-clipped dust jacket. Near fine copy. 19 x 13. 0711005613

Passenger Liners and Cargo Ships. Cruise Ships. Tankers.

69496
MOSS, Keith P. (compiler)
150 YEARS OF MARINE PROGRESS, 1788-1938
$40.00 AUD

Bennie S. Cohen & Son (NSW) Pty. Ltd. Sydney. c.1938. 1st edition with a foreword by Sir Samuel Cohen. No pagination, 24 PP with 17 profiles representing the important ships which came to Sydney, and reprint of NSW Pocket Almanack, 1814. Stitched pictorial card cover with ties, vignette on front cover representing the Sophia Jane. Covers a little soiled and chipped around edges, occasional foxing. Very good. 20 x 15.

Published at the time of the sesqui-centenary of Australia, by the leading firm of Lloyd's Brokers in Australia. Final six pages: arrival dates of vessels at Port Jackson and their departures, from the establishment of the Colony to the end of 1808. A scarce booklet.

19265
N/A
SAILINGS OVER THE GLOBE: or, The Progress of Maritime Discovery
$45.00 AUD

John Cassell. London. 1850. Two volumes bound in one, in the "Cassell's Library". 144 PP and 144 PP with 14 b/w illustrations. Cloth cover. Gilt decorations and title on spine sunned and worn. Some pages badly cut/opened. Occasional foxing. Very good. 17.5 x 11.

Volume I: The East and the West - Rise and progress of navigation - Early discoveries of the Portuguese - Vasco da Gama... The four voyages of Columbus, Cortez and Mexico, Pizarro and Peru. Volume II: The South and the North - Commodore Byron - Captain Wallis - Voyages of Captain Cook - Polar exploration.

22050
PALMER, A. R. (editor)
BROWN'S SIGNALLING, How to Learn the INTERNATIONAL CODE of Visual and Sound Signals
$10.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1974. Reprint of the 1969 revised edition. 225 PP with b/w & 18 colour illustrations, plus 3 colour plates (1 buoyage & 2 flags). Pictorial papered boards a little soiled, cloth spine. Name of previous owner at top of front endpaper. Very good. 17.3 x 11.8.

Based on information contained in the 1965 International Code of Signals.

16625
PARKER, Steve
OCEAN LIFE
$5.00 AUD

Chartwell Books. New York. 1994. 1st Ed. 80 PP with 55 colour photos. Half title page: Clown fish and anemone. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Near fine. Oblong: 20 x 25.6. 0785804188

On a tour of the oceans, and the community of sea creatures: habitat, feeding, breeding...

17754
PHILLIPS, Valmai, COBERN, Patricia, & HOWARD, Ann
EXPLORING THE MYSTERIOUS SOUTH
$10.00 AUD

Bay Books. Sydney. c. 1990. 1st Ed. 280 PP with b/w & colour illust. Hard cover, dj. Few foxing spots on outside edges. Near fine. 26.5 x 18.5. 085835912X

The tales of the men who sought new lands and fortunes in the Pacific's uncharted territories.

19350
PHILLIPS-BIRT, Douglas
THE HISTORY OF YACHTING
$15.00 AUD

Stein & Day. New York. 1974. 1st US Ed. 288 PP, with profuse illust. in b/w & colour. Fp: The Sappho setting balloon canvas. Eps: Yachting off the Isle of Wight 1848. Cloth cover, pict. dj. Bookplate of previous owner on FFEP. Light foxing on prelims, o/wise a very good clean copy. 30.5 x 23.5. 0812817044

History of the sport of yachting & development of yacht design.

21757
PICKTHALL, Barry
THE ULTIMATE CHALLENGE - Single-handed Round the World - The Story of the BOC Challenge 1982-83
$15.00 AUD

Orbis. London. 1984. Reprint of the 1983 original. 176 PP with 4 plans of yachts, 6 maps, 46 colour, & 92 bw photos. Fp: Paul Rodgers at the wheel of his class 1 entry Spirit of Pentax. Half-title page: Crédit Agricole, in Table Bay. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 25.3 x 19.2. 0856135607

Newport to Newport via Cape Town, Sydney, and Rio de Janeiro.

22603
PLOWMAN, Peter
EMIGRANT SHIPS TO LUXURY LINERS - Passenger Ships to Australia & New Zealand, 1945-1990
$65.00 AUD

NSW University Press. Sydney. 1992. 1st Ed. 296 PP with 283 b/w photos, plus 8 pages with 16 colour plates. Fp: "New Australia" at Circular Quay. Half-title page: profile of the "Britanis". Eps: Advertising material / posters on sea travel. Hard cover, dj. Review tipped in on half-title page. Tiny bump near bottom of spine, o/wise a fine copy. 29.2 x 22. 0868403792

Stories of the Builders & Owners, the Crew & Passengers of these great ships.

22095
PRESTON, Antony
GREAT WARSHIPS
$5.00 AUD

Bison Books. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 112 PP with bw and colour illust. Title Spread: The USS New Jersey and the Frigate MeyerKord, 1983 in the Pacific. Half title page: Merchant ships in convoy under the 6-inch guns of HMS Sheffield. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 30.8 x 23.5. 0861242823

SMS Emden - HMS Warspite - Admiral Graf Spee - Mogami - USS Enterprise - HMS Sheffield - HMS Illustrious - Yamato - Bismarck - USS New Jersey.

22209
PROUD, John H.
150 YEARS OF THE MALTESE CROSS 1840-1990, The Story of Tyne, Blyth and Wear Tug Companies
$45.00 AUD

Tyne & Wear Tugs Ltd. South Shields, U.K. 1993. 1st Ed. 264 PP with b/w photos, graphs, tables & colour illust. Title page: house flag. Fp: J. Batey & Son: Past & Present. FEP: The Cragsider in 1977. REP: The Endon assisting the City of Port Elizabeth. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Fine. 33 x 25. 0952272105

Covers the period 1840-1990 with a short postcript for 1991 & 1992.

21040
ROBINSON, Willian Morrison
THE CONFEDERATE PRIVATEERS
$20.00 AUD

University of South Carolina Press. Columbia, S.C., USA. 1990. Reprint of the 1928 original by Yale University Press. 372 PP with 2 bw illust., plus 7 bw plates. Fp: A Confederate Letter of Marque. Title page: vignette with the Private-Armed Schooner Savannah. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.6 x 15.7. 0872496910

19205
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVY
AUSTRALIAN SEAPOWER - FRIGATES
$10.00 AUD

Topmill. Sydney. c. 1997. 1st Ed. No. 6 in the Australian Seapower Photofile series. 88 PP with over 150 b/w, and 18 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 29.7 x 20.8.

18855
RULE, Margaret
THE MARY ROSE
$5.00 AUD

Ring Publications. London. 1982. 1st Ed. 60 PP with b/w and colour illust. Inside back cover: The lifting after 437 years under water. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 27.5 x 21.

The excavation and raising of Henry VIII's flagship.

18942
RYAN, A. N. (editor)
THE SAUMAREZ PAPERS, Selections from the Baltic Correspondence of Vice-Admiral Sir James Saumarez 1808-1812
$20.00 AUD

Navy Records Society. Greenwich. 1968. 1st Ed. Publications of the Navy Records Society, Volume 110. XXV, 287, (6 publications) PP with 1 map, plus 1 plate and 1 folded map. Fp: Admiral James, 1st Baron De Saumarez. Navy blue/cream buckram, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on lightly sunned spine. Foxing spots on outside edges, o/wise fine. 23.2 x 15.5.

The Baltic command of Vice-Admiral Sir James Saumarez in the period 1808-1812.

17544
SALTER, Harold
BASS STRAIT KETCHES
$40.00 AUD

St.David's Park Publishing. Hobart. 1991. 1st Ed. XI, 330 PP with b/w illustrations (photos, paintings, sketches ...). Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. Scarce. 24.8 x 17.7. 0724625607

The activities of the mosquito fleet of ketches and schooners plying the waters of Tasmania, Victoria and South Australia.

22103
SCHIAFFINO, Pro (editor)
VELIERI DI CAMOGLI, La quadreria del Museo Marinaro Gio Bono Ferrari
$10.00 AUD

Sagep Editrice. Genova. 1981. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 70 colour plates. Hard cover, dj. Near fine. Italian text. 24.8 x 17.7. 8870580733

Sailing ships painted by the seafarers from the small town of Camogli, a few miles from Genoa, and preserved in the Gio Bono Ferrari Maritime Museum.

19812
SCHOFIELD, William G.
DESTROYERS - 60 Years
$25.00 AUD

Rand McNally & Co. New York. 1962. 1st Ed. 176, (4 index) PP with 1 colour and 222 b/w illustratons. Cloth cover, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise very good. 28.5 x 22.5.

Sixty years of service for the Destroyers of the US Navy.

18927
SCOTT, Lieutenant Commander C.J. de C.
THE MARINER'S HANDBOOK
$15.00 AUD

The Hydrographer of the Navy. London. 1973. 4th edition of the 1962 original, with a preface by Rear-Admiral G. P. D. Hall. Sailing Directions No. 100. VIII, 139 PP with 10 tables, and 12 diagrams, and 41 Ice Photographs (4 in colour, and 37 bw), plus 3 folded charts, 4 charts, 4 colour plates (buoyage), and 14 pages with 12 diagrams (3 on meteorology). Fp: New Symbols and Colours on Metric Charts. Eps: Table for converting Feet and Fathoms to Metres. Cloth cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Number inscribed on spine and front cover, light wear on edges. Very good. 30.2 x 21.2.

21716
SEDGWICK, Stanley & SPRAKE, Raymond F.
LONDON & OVERSEAS FREIGHTERS LIMITED 1949-1977
$10.00 AUD

World Ship Society. London. 1977. 1st Ed. 60 PP with 70 b/w photos. Inside card cover: Founders of L.O.F. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21.7 x 14. 0905617010

A short history & fleet list.

30290
SINCLAIR, Keith V.
LAPLACE IN NEW ZEALAND, 1831
$10.00 AUD

Heritage Press. Waikanae, NZ. 1998. 1st edition with a foreword by John Dunmore. Translated with Introduction and Notes by Keith V. Sinclair. 155 PP with 11 b/w plates, notes, bibliography & index. Pictorial soft cover. Fine. 21 x 15. 0908708459

The French expedition led by Captain Laplace on the Corvette Favorite during his circumnavigation.

21751
SNOW, Edward Rowe
MARINE MYSTERIES AND DRAMATIC DISASTERS OF NEW ENGLAND
$20.00 AUD

Dodd, Mead & Co. New York. 1976. 1st Ed. X, (2), 238 PP, plus 16 pages with 24 bw illust. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 21 x 14.2. 0396073786

Along the waterfront (bank robbery, fire), on the coast (piracy...) and offshore (shipwrecks...).

19979
SOLEM, Alan
THE SHELL MAKERS: Introducing Mollusks
$20.00 AUD

John Wiley & Sons. New York. 1974. 1st Ed. XII, (2), 289 PP with 4 tables and 91 figures (drawings by Carole W. Christman, and bw photos), plus 12 pages with 45 colour photos. Hard cover, dj (small piece missing at top of front). Near fine. 23.7 x 15. 0471812102

Introduction to mollusks, and their probable patterns of evolution.

30206
SOMERVILLE, Keith Frazier & SMITH, Harriotte W. B.
SHIPS OF THE UNITED STATES NAVY AND THEIR SPONSORS 1950-1958
$20.00 AUD

The United States Naval Institute. Annapolis. 1959. 1st Ed. XXV, 291 PP, plus 26 pages with 27 bw photos (23 of ships). Fp: Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower christens the U.S.S. Nautilus. Cloth cover, gilt crest (The Society of Sponsors of the United States Navy) on front cover, gilt title on front cover and spine. Fine. 24 x 16.

Published for the 50th anniversary of the Society. Prayer for the U.S. Navy. Ship types and symbols (CVA: Attack Aircraft Carrier to IX: Unclassified Miscellaneous). How ships are named. Ships: from Ability (MSO-519) to Zuna (ATF-95). List of sponsors since 1915. Builders of sponsored navy ships (1915-1958).

19985
STANFORD, Alfred, BACON, David L. & VILAS, Charles H. (editors)
FAR HORIZONS, Adventures in Cruising by Members of the Cruising Club of America
$20.00 AUD

Cruising Club of America. New York. 1971. 1st Ed. 395 PP with 68 bw illust. Title page: Burgee of the Cruising Club of America. Cloth cover, illustrated front cover. Brief note on free fly of front endpaper. Faint foxing on outside edges. Near fine. 26 x 18.5.

19989
STEELE, J. G.
CONRAD MARTENS IN QUEENSLAND - The Frontier Travels of a Colonial Artist
$45.00 AUD

University of Queensland Press. Brisbane. 1978. 1st Ed. XX, 150 PP with 5 tables and 111 bw illust., plus 8 pages with 16 colour plates. Eps: The Heifer Station, Canning Downs, 11th March 1852. Hard cover, gilt title on front cover and spine, dj. Occasional foxing. Dated and signed by author on half-title page. Near fine. 28.6 x 25.7. 070221065X

22667
STERNBECK, Alfred
FILIBUSTERS AND BUCCANEERS
$20.00 AUD

National Travel Club. New York. c.1930. Reprint of the 1st English edition of 1930 (German original of 1928). (10), 272 PP with many woodcuts in text, plus 16 bw plates. Fp: A sixteenth-century Man-of-War. Half title page: Vignette of Captain Teach. Illustrated endpapers with signature of former owner at top. Cloth cover, gilt device on front cover, gilt title on spine. No dj. Slight ageing of paper. Very good clean copy. 24.3 x 16.5.

19210
STEVENS, Edward F.
SHIPPING PRACTICE, with a consideration of the Law relating thereto
$10.00 AUD

Sir Isaac Pitman. London. 1957. 8th edition of the 1932 original, with a foreword by Lord Essendon. X, 172 PP with few figures, plus 7 folded plates Forms and Documents. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped and with a few chips). Foxing of both endpapers and edges. Very good. 22.2 x 14.

Shipping Company - Shipowner and merchant - Bills of Lading... General Average... P & I Clubs - Definitions and abbreviations (5 pages).

30072
STOETT, Peter J.
THE INTERNATIONAL POLITICS OF WHALING
$35.00 AUD

UBC / University of British Columbia Press. Vancouver. 1997. 1st Ed. XII, 228 PP with 3 tables, and an essential chronology of Whaling. Illustrated card cover. Fine. 22.8 x 15. 0774806044

The Whale and the Whaler, Cetapolitics, Whale ethics...

19868
SUTTY, Leslie
SEASHELL TREASURES OF THE CARIBBEAN
$20.00 AUD

E.P. Dutton. New York. 1986. 1st US edition of the 1984 French original Cent coquillages rares des Antilles. 128 PP with 1 map and 139 colour photos. Fp: Map of the Lesser Antilles. Hard cover, dj. Foxing spots on front endpaper. Near fine. 24.5 x 18.8. 0525244115

18057
SYMONDS, Tom
MAROUBRA SURF CLUB, The first 75 years
$50.00 AUD

Lester-Townsend Publishing. Sydney. 1982. 1st Ed. (8), 103 PP with numerous lists & tables, 3 bw illust., and 31 bw photos. Hard cover, simile leather, gilt title on front cover and spine. Light foxing, o/wise fine. 27.2 x 19.5. 094985302X

19918
TABULO, Tom
PACIFIC SURF LIFE SAVING CLUB, The First Forty Years 1947-1987
$15.00 AUD

Weldons. Sydney. 1987. 1st Ed. 112 PP with 117 bw photos in text. Laminated pictorial boards. Near fine. 23 x 20. 0947116443

History and development of the Pacific S.L.S.C. of Palm Beach on the Gold Coast, Queensland.

19272
TAIT, James
TAIT'S HOME TRADE GUIDE to the Board of Trade Examinations for Mates and Masters
$20.00 AUD

Brown, Son & Ferguson. Glasgow. 1943. Reprint of the 1941, 14th edition revised and brought up-to date by Captain H.T. Jefferys. XV, 299 PP with tables and figures, plus 1 colour plate (buoyage), 2 colour plates (flags: signals and national), and 7 folded plates. Cloth cover, dj. Very good. 19 x 13.

22105
TAYLOR, James
YACHTS ON CANVAS, Artists' Images of Yachts from the Seventeenth Century to the Present Day
$20.00 AUD

Conway Maritime Press. London. 1998. 1st Ed. 160 PP with 14 bw and 131 colour illust. Title spread: Royal Forth Yacht Regatta, Granton, 25 July 1859. Hard cover, dj. Fine. 30.5 x 28.5. 0851777198

19556
TAYLOR, Michael
NAVAL AIR POWER
$10.00 AUD

Hamlyn. London. 1986. 1st Ed. 192 PP with 10 plans / cutaways of naval aircrafts, 96 colour illust. and over 200 bw illust. Title spread; A US super carrier prepares to launch its Tomcats on an air defence sortie. Half-title page: Tupolev Tu-22M Backfire. Pictorial laminated boards, dj. Faint foxing, o/wise near fine. 28.6 x 21.6. 0600501159

21722
THOMPSON, Captain Barry
DEEDS NOT WORDS, The Story of the New Zealand Coastguard
$15.00 AUD

The Auckland Volunteer Coast Guard Service Inc. Auckland. 1995. 1st Ed. 280 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, numerous bw illust., and 4 pages with 15 colour photos (flags, burgees & insignias). Title spread: Rescue from a helicopter. Pict. card cover. Fine. 25.5 x 18.5. 0473034115

19285
VILLIERS, Alan
THE NETHERLANDS: Nation at War With the Sea [in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 133, No.4]
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1968. April 1968. Contains article between pages 530 and 571 with 2 plans, 5 maps, 2 b/w & 43 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

19873
VILLIERS, Alan
CONVICT SHIPS AND SAILORS
$45.00 AUD

Philip Allan & Co London. 1936. 1st "Nautilus Library" edition No. 32, of the 1931 original "Vanished Fleets". 192 PP. Cloth cover, dj. Foxing spots on outside edges. Faint sellotape marks on endpapers. Copy with the scarce dust jacket. Very good. Small format. 17.4 x 11.5.

21379
VILLIERS, Alan & KEMP, Weston
THE AGE OF SAIL LIVES ON AT MYSTIC (in National Geographic Magazine - Volume 134, No.2, 1968)
$10.00 AUD

National Geographic Society. Washington. 1968. Contains article between pages 220 and 239 with 1 plan, 1 map, 2 b/w and 13 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Near fine. 25.4 x 17.5.

Mystic Seaport Museum, in Connecticut.

72485
VON DER PORTEN, Edward P.
PICTORIAL HISTORY OF THE GERMAN NAVY IN WORLD WAR II
$35.00 AUD

Thomas Y. Crowell Co. New York. 1976. Revised Edition of 1969 first edition. XIV, 368 PP with more than 300 b/w photos and Appendices and Index. Hard cover with light shelf wear, nice dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Neat name stamp of previous owner on FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 28.5 x 22. 069001080X

Contents: The New Navy, The First Battles, Norway, Sea Lion, Grand Strategy (The Mediterranean), Surface forces, The North Atlantic (The Submarine Offensive), Surface Forces, The North Atlantic (The Submarine Defensive).

74403
WALKER, Donald
BEACONS OF HOPE
$20.00 AUD

Neptune Press. Belmont, Vic. 1981. 1st Ed. 144, (7 bibliography & index) PP with bw illust. (plans, engravings, photos...). Title page: Lighthouse and walkway. Eps: Chart of Bass Strait. Stiff covers, pictorial front cover with light wear. Near fine. Oblong: 21.3 x 29.6. 0909131678

The disastrous succession of shipwrecks which led to the construction of a lighthouse on Cape Otway, and another on Cape Wickham (King Island).

17757
WALLACE, Joseph
THE DEEP SEA
$20.00 AUD

Gallery Books. New York. 1987. 1st Ed. 143 PP with bw and colour illust., (over 100 colour photos). Hard cover, dj. Near fine. 26 x 26. 0831721774

Discoveries, exploration and studies of the oceans, since the days of William Beebe. Life without light - robot submersibles - treasure hunts - El Nino...

21053
WARD, Fred
THE PEARL (in National Geographic Magazine, Vol. 168, N. 2)
$10.00 AUD

N.G.S. Washington. 1985. Volume 168, No. 2, August 1985. Includes article from P. 193 to 223 with 1 b/w and 35 colour photos. Pictorial soft cover. Very good. 25.4 x 17.5.

17175
WARD, Tony
MAP COLLECTING FROM AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE (in The Australian Antique Collector No. 51 - April-October 1996)
$5.00 AUD

Antiques & Art in Australia. Sydney. 1996. Contains article from P. 166 to 169 with 4 colour illust. Pict. card cover. Fine. 29.8 x 21.

19276
WARNER, Oliver
GREAT SEA BATTLES
$20.00 AUD

Spring Books / Hamlyn. London. 1968. Reprint of the 1963 original. 304 PP with 48 colour and 398 bw illust. (maps, charts, paintings, photos ..). Fp: Paul Jones in the Bonhomme Richard engaged with Pearson in the Serapis at the Battle of Flamborough Head. Illustrated endpapers. Blue cloth cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Spine of dust jacket lightly sunned. Very good. 32.2 x 24.8.

From the Battle of Lepanto in 1571 to the Battle of Leyte Gulf in 1944.

19880
WARNER, Oliver
TRAFALGAR
$15.00 AUD

B.T. Batsford Ltd. London. 1961. Second impression of the 1959 original. 184 PP with 1 map, 1 plan, 1 facsimile of a document and 4 drawings, plus 24 pages with 33 b/w plates. Fp: The Victory at Trafalgar. Cloth cover, dj (price clipped). Light foxing, o/wise fine. 22.8 x 15.2.

71668
WARREN, C.E.T. & BENSON, James
ABOVE US THE WAVES, The Story of Midget Submarines and Human Torpedoes
$25.00 AUD

Harrap. London. 1953. Reprint of September 1953. 256 PP with 3 diagrams & 4 maps, plus 24 pages with 36 bw photos. Fp: King George VI aboard HMS Bonaventure in 1941. Eps: Sketch map showing X-craft and human-torpedo operations. Cloth cover, dj (with chips and small pieces missing, now in a protective sleeve). 2 small insect holes (2 cm) near spine of half-title, fp. and title-pages, not affecting any text. An otherwise very good clean copy. 21.5 x 14.2.

Development & training, attempts against the "Tirpitz", Mediterranean & Norwegian operations, attacks on Singapore, Hong Kong & Saigon.

17742
WATTS, Anthony J.
THE ROYAL NAVY: An Illustrated History
$10.00 AUD

Arms and Armour Press. London. 1995. 1st paperback edition of the 1994 original. 256 PP with 10 tables, 36 plans, and 249 bw illust. Fp: Cruiser Lion. Pictorial card cover. Near fine. 24.5 x 19. 185409324X

From wooden sailing ships to nuclear-powered submarines.

18924
WHITE, Michael & GRIBBIN, John
DARWIN, A Life in Science
$10.00 AUD

Dutton. New York. 1995. 1st US Ed. XIII, 322 PP with 3 family trees. Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj. Occasional foxing, o/wise near fine. 23.5 x 16. 0525940022

Portrait of the man, and of his scientific contributions.

17491
WILLS, Geoffrey
AUSTRALASIA IN LONDON, Some Relics of Australia, New Zealand and Tasmania at the National Maritime Museum (in the Australasian Antique Collector No. 17)
$5.00 AUD

IPC Business Press. Sydney. 1976. 17th edition, 1976. Contains article P. 40 to 44 with 12 bw illust. Pict. card cover. Very good. 29.5 x 23.

Marine time-keepers used by Captain James Cook, Arthur Phillip and Matthew Flinders. Charts of Torres Strait...

19076
WINGATE, John (editor)
WARSHIPS IN PROFILE - Volume 2
$75.00 AUD

Profile Publications. London. 1973. 1st Ed. (8), 292, (8 index) PP with b/w illustrations (maps, plans and photos) and 12 full-colour centrefolds (2 double length). Hard cover, gilt title on spine, dj (price-clipped). Near fine. 25.7 x 19. 0853830614

12 profiles : HMS Exeter - SMS Seydlitz - USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) - HM S/M Upholder - RN Zara - Kriegsmarine Bismarck - HMS Hood - HMS Hesperus - USS Tennessee - IJN Yukikase - HMS Furious.

17740
WINTON, John (editor)
THE WAR AT SEA, The British Navy in World War II
$30.00 AUD

William Morrow. New York. 1968. 1st US edition of the 1967 UK original. XX, 416 PP plus 32 pages with 35 b/w photos. Cloth cover, gilt title on spine, with near fine dust jacket in a protective sleeve. Small name stamp of previous owner at top of FFEP, o/wise a near fine copy. 23.5 x 15.5.

A generous selection of personal experiences written by those who were there. Includes contributions by Winston Churchill, John Masefield, C.S. Forester...

17489
WOOD, Peter (editor)
THE SPANISH MAIN
$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: Flintlock Pistol, once owned by Nicholas van Horn. Eps: Map of the Caribbean Sea or Spanish Main. Simile leather covers, illustrated colour vignette on front cover. Faint foxing spots on first leaves. Very good. 28.7 x 24. 0705406296

19898
WRIGHT, Louis B.
GOLD, GLORY AND THE GOSPEL, The Adventurous Lives and Times of the Renaissance Explorers
$15.00 AUD

Atheneum. New York. 1970. 1st Ed. XVIII, 362 PP. FEP: Maps of Spain & Portugal, and of Africa. REP: Maps of Middle America, the Caribbean and South America. Cloth cover, dj (with a small chip). Former owner's address label on FFEP, o/wise near fine. 24.2 x 15.5.

Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco da Gama, Columbus, Sir Walter Raleigh, .. and the opening of the world.

30014
WYNER, Issy
WITH BANNER UNFURLED, The Early Years of the Ship Painters and Dockers Union
$15.00 AUD

Sydney. 1983. Hale & Iremonger. 1st Ed. 256 PP with 40 b/w illustrations. Illustrated card cover. Foxing spots on outside edges, first and last leaves. Signature of previous owner, o/wise near fine. 21.8 x 14. 086806081X

Australian waterfront.

17098
ZABLE, Arnold
MELANESIAN DIARY, A Six Day Voyage by Outrigger to Port Moresby [in GEO Magazine Vol.4, No.1. March, 1982]
$10.00 AUD

Rigby. Sydney. 1982. Article from pages 94 to 105 with 1 map and 12 colour photos. Pictorial soft covers. Near fine. 28 x 20.5.